Comic-Con International has added six more guests for the 2012 convention in San Diego:
artist, The Walking Dead
cartoonist, Funky Winkerbean, Crankshaft
writer/artist, Fun Home, Are You My Mother
artist/colorist, Archie Comics, Marvel Comics
writer/co-creator, The Walking Dead, Invincible
writer, American Vampire, Batman, Swamp Thing
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Artist Charlie Adlard signs at Forbidden Planet on Thursday 23rd of February from 5 to 6pm! Adlard writes on his website, “I’ve been invited to the film festival up there which takes place the week of 16-26 of February. My appearance – which takes the form of a Q&A, will be on the Wednesday [22 Feb 16:15 to 17:45] – see their website for more details. Then I go across town to Forbidden Planet the day after [23rd] and do a signing from 17:00 to 18:00. Hope to see anyone that can make it either of those.”
Forbidden Planet International
168 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW, UK
With September’s relaunch of 52 titles from DC Comics, the Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the addition of three creators heading up those titles – Scott Snyder, Paul Levitz, and Ron Marz - to the line-up for this year’s show.
Scott Snyder, who will be writing DC’s Batman and Swamp Thing, made a huge impact on the comic industry of the last year with his work on the New York Times bestselling series, American Vampire and his critically-acclaimed run on Detective Comics. Snyder is currently writing the Flashpoint tie-in miniseries, Project Superman. Snyder has been nominated for two Harvey Award this year in the categories of Best New Series and Most Promising New Talent for his work on American Vampire.
Paul Levitz, who will continue his run as writer on Legion of Super-Heroes in September, is a mainstay in the comic industry. For over 35 years, Levitz has served as a writer, editor, and executive at DC Comics. His work on the Legion throughout the late-’70s and ’80s is widely-regarded as some of the most quintessential stories in the DCU. In addition to writing Legion, it has just been announced that Levitz will be writing the 6-issue mini-series, The Huntress, beginning in October. This year, he received a Harvey Award nomination in the category of Best Biographical, Historical or Journalistic Presentation for his work on 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Myth-Making.
Ron Marz, who will usher Wildstorm’s Voodoo into the DCU in September, has been writing comics professionally since the early-’90s, having worked for such companies as Marvel, Dark Horse, CrossGen, Devil’s Due, Valiant, and DC. Well-known as one the creators who helped to revitalize both the Green Lantern franchise in the late-’90s and Top Cow’s Witchblade in 2004, Marz is currently working on the Top Cow series, Artifacts.
“DC’s announcement about the relaunch of their entire super-hero line rocked the comic industry and will redefined their characters for years to come,” said Marc Nathan, show promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “We’re so excited to have some of the A-crop creators behind this momentous move join us for this year’s show!”
Confirmed guests for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con include: Guest of Honor, Stan “The Man” Lee; Jason Aaron (Scalped, PunisherMAX); Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead); Nick Cardy (Aquaman, Teen Titans); Greg Capullo (Spawn, Batman); Cliff Chiang (Greendale); Frank Cho (50 Girl 50, X-Men: Schism, New Ultimates); Todd Dezago (Super Hero Squad, The Perhapanauts); David Finch (Brightest Day, Batman: The Dark Knight); Ron Frenz (Spider-Girl); Jose-Luis Garcia-Lopez (Wednesday Comics, Batman Confidential); Michael Golden (creator of Bucky O’Hare); Mike Grell (Action Comics, The Pilgrim); Brad Guigar (Evil, Inc., Courting Disaster); Steve Hamaker (Bone); Cully Hamner (Red, Red: Eyes Only); Dean Haspiel (The Alcoholic, Act-i-Vate); Jamal Igle (Supergirl, Zatanna); J.G. Jones (Doc Savage, DC Universe Legacies); Barry Kitson (Secret Invasion, Amazing Spider-Man); Laura Martin (New Avengers, Thor); Mark Morales (Fear Itself cover artist); Kevin Nowlan (Wednesday Comics); David Petersen (Mouse Guard); Brandon Peterson (Ultimate Vision, Strange); Craig Rousseau (Marvel Her-Oes); Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo); Walter Simonson (Thor); Jeff Smith (Bone, RASL); Nick Spencer (Morning Glories, Iron Man 2.0); Brian Stelfreeze (Wednesday Comics); Karl Story (DC Universe Legacies); Tim Truman (Conan the Cimmerian); Neil Vokes (Flesh & Blood, Eagle: The Original Adventures); and Thom Zahler (Love and Capes).
Splash Page will host the following artists at our booth: Edgar Salazar, artist of Red Sonja, John Higgins, colorist of The Watchmen, and Brad Walker, artist of Guardians of the Galaxy and Heroes for Hire. Edgar Salazar and Brad Walker will also be taking on a limited number of convention commissions.
To celebrate 25 years of Watchmen – the only graphic novel included in Time Magazine’s “All-TIME 100 Greatest Novels” list – original Watchmen team member John Higgins has created a brand-new limited-edition Watchmen portfolio exclusively for San Diego Comic-Con 2011.
The new portfolio comes in two flavors, each containing a set of three individual prints of fan-favorite characters Sally Jupiter, Rorschach, and The Comedian, each richly-detailed image penciled, inked and colored by John Higgins.
Set A: Limited to 80 copies.
The A3-sized prints (11.7″ x 16.5″) are colored in Turmoil Colour Studios’ modern color style and printed on Tintoretto Gesso 250gsm paper using the latest computer-controlled technology for a high-quality print run. All prints signed and numbered by John Higgins.
Available only at SDCC 2011 at the special price of $90 per set.
Set B: Limited to 20 copies.
Containing three A3 (11.7″ x 16.5″)silk-screened prints on perfect Velin Arches Blanc 250gsm paper, with hand-separated color by John in the style of the classic Watchmen coloring. These hand-finished prints are all numbered, signed and embossed with the Turmoil Colour Studios symbol by John Higgins.
Available only at SDCC 2011 at the special price of $300 per set.
Both sets will be contained in a special sturdy Watchmen portfolio.
Portfolios will only be available at the Splash Page Art booth at SDCC 2011
Splash Page has a wide variety of art by represented artists such as Charlie Adlard Walking Dead art, Duncan Fegredo Hellboy art, and by other artists such as Jae Lee’s classic Namor, X-Men, and Dark Tower art.
Check out Florida SuperCon’s Full Panel Schedule! Easy to use interactive schedule for the 4 day show is up and running. Panels range from Comics, to Anime to Video Games. Naming just a small few.
Check out such panels as Charlie Adlard’s Q & A, Geek Dating Game, Jeopardy, Walking Dead TV Q&A, Ghost Hunting and so many more.
Convention Scene News Editor Joe Fauvel, who self publishes his own creator owned series, CRY, will be attending the convention as well as participating in the two panels.
Friday July 1, 6:00PM-7:00PM INDEPENDENT COMICS: OUTSIDE OF THE MAINSTREAM -ROOM 200 (PANEL ROOM B)
Saturday July 2, 11:00AM-12PM MAKE YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK-ROOM 200 (PANEL ROOM B)
See videos of last year’s panels Joe was participating in HERE!
For all information on Florida SuperCon check out their website!
Via Florida Supercon:
Florida Supercon is just 2 weeks away. Get ready for FSC 2011 this July 1-4, 2011 in Miami, FL.
All the info you need can be found at our website www.floridasupercon.com, including guests, events, ticket info and more! CLICK HERE to get your tickets online now or go directly to http://fsc2011.eventbrite.com. You can also pick up tickets at several retail locations including: Florida Super Comics, Games, Anime + More (Davie, FL), Past Present Future Comics (West Palm, FL), Crossroad Comics (Lauderhill, FL), Docking Bay 94 (Coconut Creek, FL), Mac’s Comics (Miami, FL) and Phil’s Comic Shoppe (Margate, FL).
SUPERCON HOTLINE: 954.399.1330
HOTEL PHONE NUMBER: 800-695-9294
FRI: 12:00PM -3:00AM
(Exhibition room: 2:00PM – 9:00PM)
SAT: 10:00AM -3:00AM
(Exhibition room: 10:00AM – 8:00PM)
SUN: 10:00AM – 3:00AM
(Exhibition room: 10AM – 8:00PM)
MON: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
(Exhibition room: 11:00AM – 6:00PM)
FOR COMPLETE EVENT INFORMATION GO TO www.floridasupercon.com
FLORIDA SUPERCON: South Florida’s Comic Book, Anime, Animation, Video Game, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Pop Culture Convention will return on July 1-4, 2011. That’s right, FSC is now a 4 day event! Since it’s a holiday weekend, and Monday is the holiday, we’re expanding the fun for an extra day. It’s now a Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday event! FSC will be returning for year six to the NEWLY RENOVATED and NEWLY RENAMED “MIAMI AIRPORT CONVENTION CENTER” (MACC), formally known as the Miami Mart Airport Hotel and Convention Center located at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami FL. 33126.
FLORIDA SUPERCON’S BIGGEST GUEST LIST EVER!
We’ve added some big names to the line up for this years show and will have over 150 guests in attendance! For the complete guest line up, visit www.floridasupercon.com
Highlight Media Guests include:
Cary Elwes: star of The Princess Bride and Saw
Bruce Boxleitner: star of Tron and Babylon 5
Emma Caulfield: star of Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Katelyn Tarver: star of No Ordinary Family and Big Time Rush
Highlight Anime Guests include:
Brittney Karbowski: star of Soul Eater
David Vincent: star of Code Geass
Melissa Fahn: star of Cowboy Bebop
Bill Rogers: star of Pokemon
Highlight Animation Guests include:
Gregg Berger: star of Transformers
Dana Snyder: star of Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Richard Horvitz: star of Invader Zim
Highlight Comic Book Guests include:
Charlie Adlard: artist of The Walking Dead
Duncan Fegredo: artist of Hellboy
Sheldon Moldoff: golden age Batman artist
Lauren Sankovitch: Marvel Comics editor
Highlight Cosplay and Entertainment Guests include:
Pikmin Link: Cosplay Guest
Meeka Kitty: You Tube star
Outland Armour: Cosplay Guests
Highlight Musical Guests include:
Motion City Soundtrack
Lemon Drop Kick
CLICK HERE to get your tickets online now
Charlie Adlard, artist of The Walking Dead, signs on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 5:30 – 8:30pm in a rare US appearance.
905 N. Jupiter Rd. #170, Richardson, TX 75081
Charlie Adlard, John Wagner, and David Hine sign on June 11th.
Infinity & Beyond celebrates 20 years in business this June with an exclusive Walking Dead #85 “celebration cover”. This exclusive edition is limted to 2,000 with art by regular Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard.
Cover is printed on cardstock paper with the back blank allowing for sketches.
This offer is only available to people attending our “birthday bash” event on Saturday 11th June at our shop in Shrewsbury when Charlie Adlard will be signing and sketching copies.
Additional guests include John Wagner, co-creator of Judge Dredd and David Hine, writer of FVZA, Bulletproof Coffin, Spawn, and Detective Comics.
Infinity & Beyond
31 Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury SY1 1XF, United Kingdom
Walking Dead Artist Charlie Adlard signs on Thursday, June 30 from 2:00pm – 10:00pm.
A Comic Shop
114 S. Semoran Blvd, Winter Park, FL 32792
Baltimore Comic-Con’s X-Mas Gifts to You!
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – December 20, 2010 – Baltimore Comic-Con may not be until August 20-21, 2011, but we’ve been as busy as Santa’s elves lining up some absolutely amazing guests for our 12th annual event. Who are they? Well, we could tell you you’ll just have to wait and see, but it being the holidays and all, we have a couple of gifts for you. You are on Santa’s “nice” list, right?
Zombies may not be what you want to see under your Christmas tree (they’re tough on all those nicely wrapped gifts), but come August, they’ll be all you’re thinking about when you head to the Baltimore Comic-Con. We’ve lined up the one and only Charlie Adlard, who’s been grossing you out (and breaking your heart) since issue 7 of The Walking Dead. He may have studied film in school, but he found his calling when he picked up a pencil. Since then, he’s had an almost 20-year career in comics, lending his creative vision to such titles as The X-Files, The Crow, and Batman and Superman.
Remember when your parents would (if you were really good and promised to stopaskingforfiveminutes-already) let you open one gift early? You’d tear that paper to shreds, yelp with delight at whatever awesome toy was inside, and then, five minutes later…want another present. Well, we’re not your parents, so we’re going to give you it to you. Charlie Adlard’s not the only top-of-the-line talent we have lined up for the 12th annual Baltimore Comic-Con. We’ve got writer Jason Aaron of Wolverine, Scalped, and Ultimate Comics Captain America. He’s such a force that he’s recently been named a “Marvel Architect,” a designation reserved for the artists and writers who are creating the most exciting stories in the Marvel Universe.
You know, we have a feeling you’ve been REALLY good this year, so we’re going to give you a just a little bit more. After all, there are going to be so many incredible guests at the Baltimore Comic-Con, what’s telling you about two more? Write and artist Mike Grell, creator or Warlord and the Editor-In-Chief of Arrden Entertainment. Additionally, artist Ron Frenz may be best known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Girl, but it was also his design that bowled over DC Comics when it came time to change Superman’s look.
Mark your calendar (if you haven’t already!) for August 20-21, 2011, and keep watching for more great news throughout the year on guests, the Harvey Awards, industry exclusives, and programming. The latest information can always be found at our website, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and ComicSpace pages.