GAMETAP HOSTS ALL-STAR PANEL OF COMICS INDUSTRY VETERANS AT COMIC-CON 2007 Panel to feature discussion with Re\Visioned: Tomb Raider contributors
Jim Lee, Warren Ellis, Peter Chung and more
On Saturday, July 28 2007, GameTap will host an all-star lineup at their panel, "Re\Visioned: Tomb Raider: A GameTap Exclusive Animated Series" at 4:15-5:15pm in Room 6A. GameTap vice president of content and creative director Ricardo Sanchez will serve as moderator as comic industry veterans discuss their influences and unique artistic approaches to working with the character of Lara Croft for GameTap's new animated anthology series, Re\Visioned: Tomb Raider, voiced by Academy Award nominee Minnie Driver. Sanchez will be joined by many of the famed artists, writers and animators who have contributed to the first season of Re\Visioned, including Jim Lee (Batman: Hush), Warren Ellis (The Authority), Peter Chung (Aeon Flux), Gail Simone (Wonder Woman) and Brian Pulido (The Darkness).
Be sure to stop by the GameTap booth, which is located on Aisle 3800 next to New Line Cinema - booth numbers 3848 & 3850. Several of the Re\Visioned artists and writers will be at the booth, along with members of the HERO Initiative all weekend long. GameTap is also the sponsor of this year's Masquerade on Saturday night.
GameTap's Re\Visioned is a new 10-part animated series that showcases top artists reinterpreting various gaming icons, with the entire first season focusing on Lara Croft of Tomb Raider fame. Current episodes are available to view at www.gametap.com/tombraider
. The artists and writers participating in the first season of Re\Visioned are Jim Lee, Warren Ellis, Peter Chung, Brian Pulido, Gail Simone, Michael Stackpole, Ivan Reis, Cully Hamner, Christos N. Gage, Louie Del Carmen, David Alvarez, and Six Point Harness, with Minnie Driver providing the voice of Lara.