Browsing: comic convention

comic convention
0
Platinum Studios Announces Judges for Comic Book Challenge

Their credits include Shrek, Men in Black, Scrubs, and Hero by Night, and they just happen to be the judges for the Platinum Studios’ 2007 Comic Book Challenge presented by AT&T. Included on the panel are John H. Williams, Donald Faison, Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, and D.J. Coffman. “The best part about this year’s panel for Platinum Studios’ 2007 Comic Book Challenge is that we’re truly a group of fans ‘moonlighting’ as Hollywood insiders,” said Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, chairman and CEO of Platinum Studios. “Donald, John and I all grew up reading and enjoying the genre, and that’s what we’ll be…

comic convention
1
Gorgeous Gamer Girls Prepare for San Diego

You might not believe it, but there are girls who are into comics, gaming, and pop culture. Many of them are quite attractive, and don’t mind cosplaying it up for fun. The women of the Girl Gaming Network are heading out to San Diego to cover the event, and you might even catch them in costume. If you think Ruby Rocket is looking good as Black Cat, head over to the GGL to see who else the girls might be dressing up as. via GGL

comic convention
0
TwoMorrows Announces SDCC Schedule

TwoMorrows Publishing will be making its 13th appearance at Comicon International: San Diego next week (July 25-29). There are lots of things on the book for the company including new releases, signings, and of course the Image Founders Panel on Friday. Take the jump for the complete schedule of events for TwoMorrows.

comic convention
0
Steve Rude Panel at SDCC

Steve Rude dropped us a quick e-mail to let us know he has a panel on Saturday at the show. RUDE DUDE PRODUCTIONS PANEL SATURDAY 2:30-3:30 ROOM 2 Steve, Baron, Gary Martin, and Jaynelle are scheduled to be on the panel and Steve will be moderating. Steve also let us know he has a bunch of art for sale on his website, including pages from the recently released Nexus 99. via Rude Dude Productions

20th Century Fox
0
No Fox at the Con

The LA Times has an article this morning letting everyone know Twentieth Century Fox pulled out of Comic-Con yesterday (Wednesday). This means no sneak peeks of the Hayden Christensen’s Jumper, no updates on Aliens Vs. Predator, nothing from Vin Diesel’s Babylon A. D.,or Hitman staring Timothy Olyphant. “The material wasn’t ready and we only want to go out when we can put our best foot forward,” Sean Dudas, the studio’s vice president of national publicity, said on Wednesday. Later in the day, however, the studio was reconsidering its position. Executives said they were still hoping to have some kind of…

comic convention
0
Major Spoilers Poll: Comic-Con International: San Diego Edition

The voting has closed for the latest Major Spoilers Poll. Looks like there are a lot of people who will miss out on one of the biggest comic events of the year. 87% of you said you wouldn’t be attending. I feel your pain, as I will also not be attending this year due to baby commitments. Fear not! we’ll be providing as much information coming out of the con as we can. So why aren’t you attending? Is it a distance issue, time commitment, fear of crowds, cost, work, or something else? The closing of one poll, means the…

comic convention
1
DC Panels at San Diego Comic-Con

Fans of everything DC, which would probably include me after looking at my last order from Diamond, has released all of the panels the company is hosting at Comic-Con International: San Diego. Thursday, July 26 10:30-11:30: DC Talent Search Orientation 1 Come hear what DC Comics looks for in artists and how to improve your chances at becoming a working professional. Remember, diversity is the key with DC: DC Universe, Vertigo, WildStorm, Mad Magazine, Minx and more! This extremely informative orientation session will explain how DC’s Talent Search works. In order to have your work reviewed, attendance at this orientation…

comic convention
1
Image Founders Panel Update

With the announcement made over the weekend of the Image Founders Panel featuring all seven of Image Comics founders together again under one roof, Comicon International has decided to move the panel from room 5AB, which holds 500 people, to room 6A, which can seat 1,000. Time and date remain the same. FRIDAY, JULY 27 10:30-11:30 Image Comics: The Founders—Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino reunite for Image’s remarkable 15th anniversary. Join the conversation as they explore Image Comics’ beginnings, impact, and future in the comics industry. Moderated by George Khoury…

comic convention
1
Top Cow Announces Con Exclusives

Top Cow sent us an email detailing the convention exclusives the company is offering at the San Diego Comic Con and Wizard World Chicago. The company will have three exclusive variant edition comic covers, a fan pack, an exclusive t-shirt, and a full-size statue available for fans attending both shows. Take the jump for the details and pictures of the items sure to show up on eBay after the conventions.

comic convention
3
Founders of Image Together Again

George Khoury, author of Image Comics: The Road to Independence, has been fortunate enough to gather the seven founding members of Image Comics (Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino) for the Image Founders panel at the San Diego Comic Con on Friday, July 27, from 10:30-11:30am in Room 5AB. In 1992, seven artists shook the foundation of the comic book industry when they left their top-selling Marvel Comic titles to jointly form a new company named Image Comics. With no certainty of success, they formed a home that would allow themselves…

comic convention
0
Shannon Wheeler Opera and New Book at SDCC

Dark Horse Comics let us know Shannon Wheeler, creator of Too Much Coffee Man, will be at the San Diego Comic Convention with a brand new book called Screw Heaven, When I Die I’m Going to Mars. This masterful collection of intense coffee-fueled cynicism sheds a humorous light on life’s little nuances and annoyances. The trials and tribulations of several featured comic strip characters—including the beloved Too Much Coffee Man—come together to engage readers in a subtly intellectual, yet laugh-out-loud funny burlesque of irony and lampoon. Don’t think Wheeler’s main character is sitting back, Too Much Coffee Man Opera will…

comic convention
0
SDCC Four Day Memberships Gone

Comic-Con International has announced the Four Day Memberships for the San Diego Comic-Con have completely sold out. “We’ve taken measures to ensure that while Comic-Con may be very busy, we won’t be so crowded that we exceed capacity,” said David Glanzer, spokesperson for the non-profit event. He was quick to point out that people can still register to attend for single days or take advantage of the special Three-Day membership that includes preview night. “Selling out single days, most likely Friday and Saturday, is a definite possibility,” continued Glanzer, “we’re urging people to visit our website and register online now…

comic convention
0
San Diego Comic-Con Schedule Announced

The San Diego Comic-Con Schedule has been released for the upcoming event. While the searchable program guide hasn’t been posted yet, the SDCC site has posted nearly complete listing for you to prepare for. For those wanting to get into Hall H on Saturday, better get in line now. Highlights Thursday 10:30-11:30 U.S. Postal Service Marvel Super Hero Stamps—U.S. Postal Service issues Marvel Super Heroes commemorative postage stamps. Please join Mickey D. Barnett, member, U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, for this official first-day-of-issue ceremony! Room 6A