The Tampa Movie Fee is launching a week-long collection of occasions for Tampa Bay resident, comedian creator and writer Bob Layton. An apprentice to Wally Wooden, he’s greatest identified for writing and drawing Iron Man and Hercules for Marvel Comics, co-creating the crew X-Issue, in addition to engaged on Batman at DC Comics, co-founding Valiant Comics and changing into its EIC and SVP. co-creating X-O Manowar, and within the final couple of many years, launching Future Comics. Listed below are the upcoming occasions:
Free Screening at Tampa Theater of Iron Man, Bob Layton will signal autographs for attendees.
Layton will host the screening and take part in a panel dialogue with Tampa Movie Commissioner Tyler Martinolich as a part of Movie Tampa Bay Presents, a quarterly collection designed to showcase Tampa Bay-area movies, filmmakers, actors and places by way of free neighborhood screenings at Tampa Theatre. A pre-film Meet and Greet with Layton kicks off at 6:00pm. The primary 150 patrons will even obtain FREE popcorn and soda. Layton can be inviting a particular visitor from the movie to affix him on stage…you will not wish to miss it! Admission is FREE, however reservations are required at tampatheatre.org/film/iron-man
Bob Layton Day
The Hillsborough County Fee will difficulty a proclamation on the 4th of August lauding Bob on his contributions to fashionable tradition.
Scarfone Hartley Gallery at College of Tampa
The gallery will home an exhibit of a few of Bob’s work on Iron Man, in addition to works by the native artist Bask, whose work have been used at décor in Tony Stark’s dwelling within the Marvel films, and who created the Mandarin’s propaganda marketing campaign in Iron Man 3. The gallery will run from the first of August to the 4th. Doorways open Mon, Aug 1 at 6PM with an open bar serving drinks and hors d’oeuvres on opening night time. The artwork gallery can be open 9AM – 5PM Tue, Aug 2 and Wed, Aug 3, or by appointment.
There may be additionally meant to be a shock involving somebody related to the Iron Man films… when you go, do tell us!