Dynamite Entertainment is pleased to announce their participation in next week’s Baltimore Comic-Con, taking place from September 25th through 27th at the Baltimore Convention Center. Dynamite, a leading publisher of comic books and graphic novels, will host a booth, welcome creator guests for signings, highlight their current and upcoming projects in two separate panels, offer eight exclusive Baltimore Comic-Con comic books, and debut retro Vampirella t-shirts and Will Eisner’s The Spirit prints to attending fans.
Joseph Michael Linsner, the creator of Dawn and writer/artist on the Dawn/Vampirella miniseries, will be Dynamite’s featured guest at the show, available for signings exclusively at the Dynamite booth. The publisher will also welcome the complete creative team of Will Eisner’s The Spirit (including the Eisner Award-winning writer/artist Matt Wagner of Grendel fame, artist Dan Schkade, and colorist Brennan Wagner). Additional creator guests will appear at the booth; fans are encouraged to follow Dynamite’s social media for the latest updates and signing times.
Dynamite will host two panels at Baltimore Comic-Con. The dates, times, and focus of each panel are as follows:
Dynamite Entertainment: The Next 10 Years
Friday, September 25th, 3:45pm – 4:45pm
Join the Dynamite gang and their star-studded line-up of editorial and creative talent for an hour of explosive power! From James Bond to Red Sonja, Grumpy Cat to Vampirella, Dynamite will cover it all! What faraway threats imperil John Carter, the hero of Ron Marz’s Warlord of Mars comics? What terrors and triumphs are in store for the goddess Dawn and monster hunter Vampirella, courtesy of Joseph Michael Linsner’s wild imagination? How does Francesco Francavilla turn in some of the most captivating cover artwork, month-in and month-out, for Dynamite titles like The Avenger and James Bond? Such juicy insights are just a taste of what’s in store at Dynamite’s “Next Ten Years” panel – as well as the latest Dynamite news and answers to all your burning questions!
The Spirit 75th Anniversary Panel
Saturday, September 26th, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Join the Eisner Award-winning writer Matt Wagner (Grendel, The Shadow), artist Dan Schkade (Sam Hannibal), and colorist Brennan Wagner (The Shadow: Year One) for a celebratory event seventy-five years in the making! You’ll be amazed at the insight offered up by these exceptional storytellers as they discuss the creative legacy of industry legend Will Eisner and his most iconic character, The Spirit. Also, the audience will be invited to ask questions, so be sure to brush up beforehand on the adventures of Danny Colt, Sand Saref, The Octopus, and more! Comic book fans will be excited to know that special San Diego Comic-Con exclusive variants of two of Dynamite’s most highly anticipated comic books will be available at the show.
Comic book fans will be excited to know that special Baltimore Comic-Con exclusive variants of Dynamite’s most highly anticipated comic books will be available at the Dynamite show booth.
Alice Cooper vs. Chaos #1 – Alice Cooper “Photo” Edition
Aliens / Vampirella #1 — Javier Garcia-Miranda “Xenomorph Design” Edition
Bob’s Burgers (Ongoing) #1 – Mario D’Anna
Bob’s Burgers (Ongoing) #1 – Mario D’Anna “Virgin Art” Edition
Bob’s Burgers (Ongoing) #2 – Brittany McCarthy
Red Sonja / Conan #1 – Sean Chen
Voltron: From the Ashes #1 – Alex Milne “Black & White” Edition
Will Eisner’s The Spirit #1 – Dan Schkade “Artboard” Edition
Dynamite wishes all attending fans, retailers, and partners an enjoyable Baltimore Comic-Con 2015, and hopes to see you all at the show!
General Admission and VIP Package tickets for Weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, as well as the Harvey Awards, are now on sale! Visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/ for more information and to purchase your advanced tickets now, and as always, kids 10 and under get into the show free with a paid adult General Admission!
While they are available, be sure to take advantage of discount rate arrangements we have made with hotels near the Baltimore Convention Center. For all the details, see:
About Dynamite Entertainment
Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, The Shadow, Red Sonja, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more. Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as Vampirella, Pantha, Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt. In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, Neil Gaiman, Andy Diggle, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Jae Lee, Marc Guggenheim, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner, Gail Simone, Steve Niles, James Robinson, and a host of up-and-coming new talent. Dynamite is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles – including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger’s Project Superpowers – have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005, Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%) and again in 2011. The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.
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About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 16th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.
About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 10 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.