IDW Publishing announces Wonder Con plans

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Press Release

This weekend, April 18th – 20th, IDW will be bringing the festivities of its 15th anniversary to Wonder Con Anaheim! Continuing the yearlong celebration, IDW has big surprises in store for fans attending the show, and major announcements coming for fans around the world.

Joining IDW all weekend long as our Guest of Honor is Locke & Key co-creator, Gabriel Rodriguez! Appearing on panels, and signing at the IDW booth, Rodriguez will be on hand to discuss his upcoming project, Little Nemo in Slumberland, with Eric Shanower.

While you’re at the booth be sure to stock up on any issues or trades you’re missing and add THESE convention exclusives to your collection:

- V-Wars #1 Exclusive Show Variant – $5.00
(Limited to 300 copies, limit of 3 per customer)
- TRANSFORMERS: Regeneration One #100 Exclusive Show Variant – $10.00
(Limited to 600 copies, limit of 3 per customer)
- 24 #1 Exclusive Show Variant – $10.00
(Limited to 200 copies, limit of 3 per customer)
- Locke & Key: Alpha & Omega HC Exclusive Variant – $40.00
(Limited to 300 copies, limit of 3 per customer)
- 7th Sword #1 Exclusive Show Variant – $5.00
(By special arrangement with Darby Pop, See Employee for details)
- Gabriel Rodriguez’s Locke & Key: Artist’s Edition Portfolio – Show Debut! $40.00
(Limited to 150 copies, limit of 3 per customer)

- FREE Exclusive Winterworld Preview Ashcan!
- FREE Exclusive Little Nemo in Slumberland Preview Ashcan!
- FREE “America’s Army” Show Exclusive #0 issue variant edition
- FREE “America’s Army” Show Exclusive Poster

Hear all of the big announcements first and win some veryspecial prizes at the five IDW panels throughout the weekend:

Friday April 18th
IDW & Hasbro:Transformers, G.I. JOE & More!
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Room 213
Join Editor & Writer John Barber and Editor Carlos Guzman, along with Flint Dille and Mairghread Scott for a sneak peek behind all of IDW’s Hasbro titles!
Transformers! G.I. JOE! My Little Pony! Littlest Pet Shop! Prizes! Announcements! Q & A…and just by showing up, you have a chance to win a My Little Pony variant that was limited to only 12 copies!

Friday April 18th
IDW Publishing: Hidden Treasures
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Room 213
Join IDW’s VP of Marketing, Dirk Wood and a virtual cavalcade of some of today’s most exciting creators, as they discuss some of IDW’s more interesting programs and undiscovered gems. Featuring rising stars from David Wohl’s Darby Pop imprint, the writer of the hit digital “America’s Army” comics and more, come down and witness Wood pull back the curtain on IDW’s most exciting new projects for 2014 and beyond!

Saturday April 19th
IDW Publishing: The Greatest Panel in the Known Universe
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Room 213
Join Chief Creative Officer and Editor-
in-Chief Chris Ryall, Senior Editor Scott Dunbier and VP of
Marketing Dirk Wood, along with Gabriel Rodriguez, Eric Shanower, Brian Lynch, Sarah Gaydos, Mike Johnson, and Tom Waltz for announcements,prizes, Q&A, semi-professional wrestling, and more!

Saturday April 19th
IDW Publishing: The One & Only
Original Artist’s Edition Panel
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Room 210A
Accept no imitations! Join Artist’s Edition editor Scott Dunbier as he gives attendees a guided tour of what will be happening in the coming year—including some really incredible announcements, and at least one that will have people saying, “didn’t see that one coming!” Plus special giveaways, trivia contests, and more! Original art fans, this is the one panel you MUST attend!

Sunday April 20th
IDW Publishing: Kids Comics! Ponies, Turtles & More!
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Room 213
Join editors Sarah Gaydos and Carlos Guzman, along with PR & Marketing Manager Rosalind Morehead, as they discuss the growing slate of all ages titles at IDW—including My Little Pony, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures, Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Ghostbusters, Popeye, KISS Kids, and more! Plus, free comics…and just by showing up, you have a chance to win a My Little Pony variant that was limited to only 12 copies!

Fans have TWO chances to win a copy of the extremely rare My Little Pony 1,000,000th Cover over the weekend. All you have to do is get to the IDW & Hasbro panel on Friday and/or the Kids panel on Sunday for your chance to win!

The IDW booth will be filled all weekend long with singings by the best and brightest in the business!

WONDER CON 2014 IDW EVENT SCHEDULE!
SIGNING AT THE IDW BOOTH, #309!

Friday April 18th

  • 12:00 – 1:00 Love and Capes – Thom Zahler
  • 1:00 – 3:00 IDW MVP & Guest of Honor – Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key)
    *Check out the Locke & Key: Alpha & Omega HC show exclusive, and
  • Gabriel Rodriguez Locke & Key Artist’s Edition Porfolio!
  • 2:00 – 3:00 Mars Attacks, The Hollows, The Colonized – Chris Ryall
  • 3:00 – 4:00 America’s Army – M. Zachary Sherman
    *Check out the exclusive free comics & posters!
  • 3:00 – 4:00 Godzilla: Rulers of Earth – Chris Mowry
  • 4:00 – 5:00 G.I. JOE: Special Missions – Paul Gulacy
  • 5:00 – 6:00 Transformers – John Barber, Flint Dille, Mairghread Scott
  • 6:00 – 7:00 My Little Pony – Tony Fleecs
  • 6:00 – 7:00 Mean Streets: Baja – Ben Wagner

Saturday April 19th

  • 11:00 – 12:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Tom Waltz
  • 11:00 – 12:00 America’s Army – M. Zachary Sherman
    *Check out the exclusive free comics & posters!
  • 12:00 – 1:00 Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two – Douglas Wolk
  • 12:00 – 1:00 The Illegitimates – Marc Andreyko
  • 1:00 – 2:00 Amelia Cole – D.J. Kirkbride
  • 2:00 – 3:00 Darby Pop Bonanza!
    Eric Garcia – City: The Mind in the Machine
    John Raffo – 7th Sword
    Andrew Robinson – 7th Sword
    Bernard Chang – City: The Mind in the Machine, Indestructible
  • 3:00 – 4:00 LITTLE NEMO LAUNCH PARTY – IDW Guest of Honor Gabriel Rodriguez, Eric Shanower
    * Check out the free advance ashcan!
  • 4:00 – 5:00 Godzilla: Rulers of Earth – Chris Mowry
  • 4:00 – 5:00 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle – Mark Evanier
  • 5:00 – 6:00 T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents – Roger Robinson
  • 5:00 – 6:00 G.I. JOE: The Cobra Files – Mike Costa
  • 6:00 – 7:00 Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who – Scott Tipton

Sunday April 20th

  • 12:00 – 1:00 Kill Shakespeare – Conor McCreery, Anthony Del Col
  • 1:00 – 3:00 IDW MVP & Guest of Honor – Gabriel Rodriguez (Locke & Key)
  • *Check out the Locke & Key: Alpha & Omega HC show exclusive, and
  • Gabriel Rodriguez Locke & Key Artist’s Edition Porfolio!
  • 3:00 – 4:00 Godzilla: Rulers of Earth – Chris Mowry

The stage is set for a great convention, be sure to come find us at booth #309, and follow us online @IDWPublishing and https://www.facebook.com/idwpublishing for updates and news throughout the weekend!

About IDW Publishing

IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Paramount’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio, and the multiple award-winning Artist’s Edition imprint.

IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot; Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood’s Lore; Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film, Kurtzman/Orci are producing a movie based on Locke & Key at Universal.

via IDW Publishing