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Press Release: Actor/Musician James Marsters Jams for Fans at Phoenix Comicon

April 5, 2010

Actor/musician James Marsters jams for fans

Phoenix, AZ April 2, 2010: James Marsters, the popular television actor and singer/songwriter, will be playing for fans at the Phoenix Comicon this May. His show will take place on the Saturday, May 29th.

“He’s such a performer!” said Scott Haag, Phoenix Comicon Music Programming Director, “He’s definitely a crowd pleaser.”

As a singer/songwriter, Marsters has enjoyed sell-out concerts in America, Canada, Australia and Europe. He brought out his first solo album, Civilized Man, in 2005 and has followed it up with Like A Waterfall.

Marsters first came to the attention of the general public playing the popular character Spike, a platinum-blond English vampire in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off series, Angel. Since then, he has gone on to play other science fiction roles, such as the alien super villain Brainiac on the Superman-inspired series Smallville. He currently appears in Syfy’s Caprica and most recently, Marsters was in Hawaii to join the cast of CBS’s Hawaii Five-O pilot. He will be guesting as the nemesis of lead character Steve McGarrett.

Marsters also wrote the comic book Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Spike and Dru for Dark Horse Comics.

“James is definitely an artist, through and through,” said Matt Solberg, Convention Director, “He’s a phenomenal actor, writer, and his music is a must-hear at this year’s convention.”

For tickets to the James Marsters concert please go to http://tinyurl.com/marsterstickets.

In addition to the concert Saturday night, James Marsters will be signing autographs, taking professional photographs and doing Q&A sessions. On Sunday morning there will also be “coffee with” opportunities.

Phoenix ComiCon is the signature pop culture event of the southwest, presenting guests and programming for hobbyists and fans by attracting the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, TV, and gaming industries. Entering its ninth year, Phoenix ComiCon is expected to draw over 10,000+ attendees to its May 27-30, 2010 convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency located in downtown Phoenix.

For more information, please go to http://www.phoenixcomicon.com.



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