Dynamite Entertainment Celebrates First Publication of Iconic
Character Nancy Drew with Special Reddit IAmA
Anthony Del Col, Acclaimed Writer of newNancy Drew and Hardy BoysSeries, Will Hold Reddit IAmA on April 28, 2017 in Commemoration
Dynamite Entertainment, home to many critically acclaimed comic book series, has arranged for Anthony Del Col, the critically-acclaimed writer of the newNancy Drew/Hardy Boys: The Big Lieseries, to participate in his first Reddit IAmA where he’ll discuss the popular new series on April 28th, 2017, the 87th anniversary of Nancy Drew’s debut! The IAma will begin at 1 p.m. Eastern time and run for two hours. Fans will be able to submit their questions or follow-along by visitinghttps://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/.
Nancy Drew made her first appearance in print on April 28, 1930, when original publisher Grosset & Dunlap releasedThe Secret of the Old Clock,The Hidden Staircase, andThe Bungalow Mystery, the first three books to feature the trailblazing character. At a pivotal time in the fight for women’s rights, the strong, independent, and ambitious female character offered a new kind of role model for young women – one which exemplified that women could do anything and everything they set their mind to!
Writer Anthony Del Col says, “Instead of singing ‘Happy Birthday’ (trust me, you don’t want to hear my singing voice), I’ll instead say a few words about Nancy Drew: she’s one of the most intelligent, driven, honest, and daring characters ever created,” says Del Col. “In writing this new noir take on her, I’ve discovered the real reason that she’s been popular for 87 years (87 years!) is that she’s someone to be admired. We all wish we were a little more like Nancy Drew.”
Del Col, whose Big Lieseries launched in March to rave reviews, is the co-creator and co-writer of the acclaimed seriesKill Shakespeare, which has been nominated for both Harvey and Joe Shuster Awards. His latest release,Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys: The Big Lie #2, is available now and can be purchased in-store or online atwww.Dynamite.com/Digital.
Jennifer Fisher, author, fan, Nancy Drew memorabilia collector and head of Nancy Drew Sleuths, one of the largestNancy Drewfan communities, says, “Happy Anniversary to Mystery’s IT Girl, Nancy Drew! Smart. Sophisticated. Independent. Fashionable. Fearless. Role model. Nancy Drew is all of these and so much more, a timeless character that has inspired fans of all ages to be trailblazers in their own right for over 85 years.”
To participate or follow along during this exciting event, please visithttps://www.reddit.com/r/IAmAon April 28, 2017 between 1 and 3 p.m. EST and select the IAmA under the Reddit username DelCol. Follow Anthony on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/anthony_delcolto keep up with his latest news, releases, and appearances!