Monday, July 9, 2012

Gene Simmons relaunches comic-book line at Comic-Con

Gene Simmons Heading to Comic-Con

By Brian Truitt/USA Today

It may come as a surprise to some, but one of Gene Simmons' earliest loves wasn't rock 'n' rolling all night or partying every day.

It was instead comic books, and they're tying into Simmons' latest goal in the realm of popular culture: "I just want to be Stan Lee," says the Kiss bass player. "With more hair."

A regular at Comic-Con over the years, Simmons comes to San Diego later this week with a three-pronged attack: He'll be there promoting IDW's Kiss comic series, a second helping of an Archie/Kiss crossover and the relaunching of his Simmons Comics Group with Arcana Comics.

The 62-year-old rock icon was raised a geek after emigrating from Israel to New York City when he was 8, so at Comic-Con, he's in good company.

Read the rest at USA Today

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