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Paula Garces comes to #nycc

Paula Garcés announces New York Comic Con Events

(October 2nd, 2017) Actress, producer, writer Paula Garcés ( Harold& Kumar, Dangerous Minds) announced her New York Comic Con plans to celebrate her latest comic book release The World of Aluna.The fun begins with a panel on October 5th with a panel and ends October 8th with a store signing! The character of Aluna exploded out of the online game Heroes of Newerth at San Diego Comic Con 2017 to a print edition of their hit comic. Fans should save the date for the events below: 

DATE: 10/5/2017
Time: 12:15-1:15pm
Location: Room1B03 at the Javitz Convention Center
Panel: Gender Identity: Understanding Through Art
Description: At the forefront of modern social debate is the nature of gender identity and how we move forward culturally with new understanding of the diversity within. Many contemporary graphic novels directly and indirectly address this debate by providing fictional and non-fictional representations of individuals expressing and explaining how the definitions of both identity and gender have evolved. This panel will explore how this discussion can enter into the classroom. Panelists include: Dana Simpson,  Michael Gianfraceso, Tami Stronach, Paula Garcés, Molly Ostertag and the moderator is Dr. Katie Monnin.

DATE: 10/8/2017
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Location: St Mark’s Comics, 11 St Marks Place NYC
Signing: Paula Garcés will be on hand for a signing of her new book The World of Aluna #1.
Books will be on hand for purchase. St. Marks Comics is a must see for fans for the discerning fan of independent comics.

Stay up to date on all the Aluna fun below: 
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlunaSuperhero/

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlunaComics

Go to our site: www.theworldofaluna.com

About Paula Garcés: The Colombian-born actress, producer and writer, Paula Garces has been breaking down barriers and opening doors for Latinos in Hollywood. One of the first Latinas to star in hit daytime soaps like All My Children and Guiding Light,  on the small screen Ms. Garces have starred in hit primetime shows such as The Shield, Defying Gravity and Warehouse 13. On the silver screen, Paula is best known for her starring roles in films like Dangerous Minds, Clockstoppers, Marci X and the cult-classic film franchise hit Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and its two wildly successful sequels. In 2011 she co-created and became the voice behind the popular Latina Superhero character  “Aluna”in the online game Heroes of Newerth. Aluna  to date is being chosen online for play more than 90 thousand times a day world wide. Due to high demand her NEW “Aluna” comic book series co-created by her and written by the Team behind the Assassins Creed Franchise, Batman: Arkham Origins and Prince of Persia, was released at San Diego Comic Con 2017 and is currently in development for a tv series. 


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