DC Announces Booth Signing Schedule for SDCC 2012: Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Scott Snyder, David Finch, JMS, and Lots More

SDCC Geoff Johns

Via DC Comics:

As a special treat, Jim Lee and Chris Daughtry will be doing a signing together on Friday at 7:30 at the Michael J. Wolf Gallery! And what’s more, the first 50 people in line for this signing will get a free autographed lithograph, drawn by Daughtry and inked by Lee!

Please note that the Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Scott Snyder and Anthony Bourdain signings will require wristbands. Wristbands will be available at the beginning of each day at the DCE booth for that day’s signing.

 

Wednesday, July 11

6-7pm

Scott Lobdell

Bill Willingham

Mark Buckingham

 

7-8pm

Francis Manapul

Art and Franco

 

8-9pm

Geoff Johns

Jim Lee

Rafael Albuquerque

 

Thursday, July 12

10-11am

Marv Wolfman

Derek Fridolfs

Dustin Nguyen

Scott Snyder

Rafael Albuquerque

James Tynion IV

Francesco Francavilla

 

11am-12pm

J.T. Krul

Freddie Williams

Paul Cornell

Bernard Chang

Jamal Igle

 

12-1pm

Dan Jurgens

Greg Weisman

Sean Murphy

 

1-2pm

James Robinson

Philip Tan

Nicola Scott

Jeff Lemire

 

2-3pm

Francis Manapul

Brian Buccellato

Tony Bedard

Phil Jimenez

Andy Lanning

Dan Abnett

 

3-4pm

Gregg Hurwitz

David Finch

Paul Levitz (tentative)

Josh Williamson

Bill Willingham

Mark Buckingham

 

4-5pm

Art Baltazar

Franco

Joshua Hale Fialkov

Tom Richmond

Peter Kuper

 

5-6pm

Geoff Johns

Jim Lee

Alex Sinclair

Rob Liefeld

Bryan Q. Miller

Cat Staggs

 

6-7pm

Shane Davis

Ryan Benjamin

Cliff Chiang

 

Friday, July 13

10-11am

Kyle Higgins

Trevor McCarthy

Adam Beechen

Tracy Hickman

 

11am-12pm

James Robinson

Philip Tan

Ed Boon

 

12-1pm

Francis Manapul

Brian Buccellato

Joe Harris

Sean Murphy

 

1-2pm

Ken Lashley

Adam Glass

Tony Daniel

Moritat

Jimmy Palmiotti

 

2-3pm

Scott Snyder

Rafael Albuequerque

Derek Fridolfs

Dustin Nguyen

Mike Carey

Dan Abnett (tentative)

 

3-4pm

David Finch

Gregg Hurwitz

Scott Lobdell

Jeff Lemire

David Lloyd

 

4-5pm

Darwyn Cooke

Amanda Conner

Len Wein

Anthony Bourdain

Langdon Foss

Joel Rose

Jose Villarubia

 

5-6pm

J. Michael Straczynski

Shane Davis

Nicola Scott (tentative)

Bill Willingham

Mark Buckingham

Jill Thompson

 

6-7pm

Geoff Johns

Jim Lee

Alex Sinclair

Rob Liefeld

JH Williams

 

7:30-8:30pm*

Jim Lee

Chris Daughtry

*Please note this signing is taking place at the Michael J. Wolf gallery instead of at the DCE booth.

 

Saturday, July 14

10-11am

James Robinson

Philip Tan

Nicola Scott

Gail Simone

Sean Murphy

 

11am-12pm

David Finch

Gregg Hurwitz

Mike Carey

Len Wein

 

12-1pm

Tony Daniel

Art Baltazar

Franco

Rick Sanchez

Scott Snyder

 

1-2pm

Tony Bedard

Tyler Kirkham

Greg Weisman

Anthony Bourdain

Langdon Foss

Joel Rose

Jose Villarubia

 

2-3pm

Bryan Q. Miller

Cat Staggs

Duane Swiercynski

Cliff Chiang

Andy Lanning

Phil Jimenez

 

3-4pm

Moritat

Ken Lashley

Adam Glass

Bill Willingham

Mark Buckingham

Dan Abnett (tentative)

 

4-5pm

Amanda Conner

Brent Anderson

Jill Thompson

JH Williams

 

5-6pm

Adam Beechen

Derek Fridolfs

Dustin Nguyen

Scott Snyder

Rafael Albuquerque

James Tynion IV

Francesco Francavilla

 

6-7pm

Francis Manapul

Brian Buccellato

Scott Lobdell

Jim Lee

 

Sunday, July 15

10-11am

Gail Simone

Bernard Chang

J.T. Krul

Freddie Williams

Brent Anderson

 

11am-12pm

Duane Swiercynski

Art Baltazar

Franco

Paul Cornell

 

12-1pm

Paul Levitz (tentative)

Shane Davis

Aaron Lopresti

Tom Richmond

 

1-2pm

Jimmy Palmiotti

Moritat

Tony Bedard

Bill Willingham

Mark Buckingham

Steve Leialoha

 

2-3pm

Kyle Higgins

Trevor McCarthy

Ryan Benjamin

Joshua Hale Fialkov (tentative)

Jamal Igle

 

3-4pm

Darwyn Cooke

Amanda Conner

Len Wein

David Lloyd

 

4-5pm

Jim Lee

Alex Sinclair

Jeff Lemire

Rafael Albuquerque

 

*Please note that signings are subject to change; please come by the DCE booth for any updates.

DC Collectibles to Unveil Stellar Line-up of New Toys and Collector Items at SDCC 2012

Darkseid

Press Release:

DC Collectibles to Unveil Stellar Line-up of New Toys and Collector Items at San Diego Comic-Con

New Debuts Include Darkseid Deluxe Action Figure, Shazam! Bust and Harley Quinn Statue

Burbank, Calif. – July 9, 2012 – DC Collectibles, the exclusive line of collector items from DC Entertainment, announced today an extensive line-up of new statues, action figures and busts based on flagship publishing and film initiatives.  Timed to San Diego Comic-Con, DC Collectibles will unveil a new DC Comics – The New 52 Darkseid deluxe action figure, a Shazam! bust and a Harley Quinn statue, among others. The new products will be unveiled during DC Collectibles official panel moderated by DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer, Geoff Johns, on Thursday, July 12 from 1:00 – 2:00pm PT in Room 5AB.

Additionally, DC Collectibles will offer a Con Exclusive for sale in the Graphitti Designs booth (#2315) during the convention.  The $25 Super Heroes Kyle Rayner & Kilowog Action Figure 2-Packis the first in an entirely new line of action figures sized at 3.75” from DC Collectibles. This new scale will only be available at conventions.

“San Diego Comic-Con is the culmination of a banner year for DC Collectibles including the launch of a new brand, a new and expanded online shop, and a fantastic slate of new products – we think fans will be excited for what we have in store for them at the biggest convention of the year,” stated Johns.

DC Collectibles products that will be unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con include:

  • DC Comics – The New 52 Darkseid deluxe action figure – 13”figure
  • DC Comics Super-Heroes Shazam! Bust – based on Gary Frank artwork, 6” resin bust
  • DC Comics Cover Girl Harley Quinn Statue – 8.5” resin statue
  • Before Watchmen Silk Spectre – 9” resin statue
  • DC Comics Cover Girls Poison Ivy Statue – 9” resin statue

To view these new products and DC Collectibles entire line of toys and collector items visit DC Entertainment’s booth #1915.  DC Collectibles products are available in comic book shops everywhere and online at www.shopdccollectibles.com.

To get images of products revealed during Comic-Con, visit DC Collectibles Facebook page this week: www.facebook.com/DCCollectibles.

DC Entertainment Ready to Storm SDCC 2012 with Anthony Bourdain, Chris Daughtry, and Jim Lee

DC Entertainment logo

Press Release:

DC Entertainment Storms Comic-Con

All Hail The Return Of The Biggest And Baddest Characters In History: Joker And Rorschach

 Anthony Bourdain Cooks Up A Twisted Masterpiece

 Get Unprecedented Access Off The Show Floor With “Con Away From The Con” Website

BURBANK, Calif. (July 6, 2012) – DC Entertainment celebrates the one-year anniversary of the historic release of THE NEW 52 initiative with the best of the best creators in the business at San Diego Comic-Con International 2012.  Between the launch of THE NEW 52 #0 issues and the return of most notorious character in history – The Joker – the controversial and hugely anticipated BEFORE WATCHMEN mini-series comics, celebrity chef’s Anthony Bourdain’s first graphic novel, and the WE CAN BE HEROES giving campaign, with music superstar Chris Daughtry as its ambassador, DC Entertainment’s stellar line up promises to make this year’s Comic-Con one of the biggest in history.

Don’t miss what’s in store at DC Entertainment’s brand new interactive 4,500 square foot booth (#1915) and over 20 panels.

Be there as one of the most notorious villains in history comes out of the dark as The Joker makes his return. Get an inside look at what horrors will befall Gotham from BATMAN writer Scott Snyder.  Plus DC Entertainment’s panel Batman: Beyond The Night Of Owls will be a can’t-miss discussion on the most iconic and enduringly popular character in comic history.

One year after the groundbreaking announcement of the NEW 52s, get an inside look at the launch of Zero issues in September.

Join some of the biggest names in comics as they discuss the highly controversial release of BEFORE WATCHMEN on the precipice of  fan-favorite character Rorschach’s own series launching in August.

Witness a special surprise announcement during the not-to-be-missed Vertigo panel from one of entertainment’s biggest names.

Find out why celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain hates California rolls as he discusses his first-ever graphic novel GET JIRO!, from DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint, with co-writer Joel Rose and artists Langdon Foss and Jose Villarrubia.

Experience comic’s most iconic characters in a whole new way at “Darkness & Light: Art Inspired by Heroes & Villains, Hope & Heroism,” an original art collection at the Michael J Wolf gallery. Benefitting DC Entertainment’s WE CAN BE HEROES giving campaign, the traveling exhibit supports three humanitarian aid organizations fighting the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Join WE CAN BE HEROES ambassador and music sensation Chris Daughtry – who re-recorded his hit single “Rescue Me” for the campaign – and DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Jim Lee at a special signing of exclusive, lithos of a Batman sketch drawn by Daughtry and inked by Lee.

Can’t make the Con? DC Entertainment’s website is go-to place for exclusive announcements, mind-blowing comic news and incredible access including artwork reveals, exclusive news announcements, creator profiles and more. Visit the “Con Away From The Con” page at http://www.dccomics.com/tags/con-away-from-con.

DC Entertainment’s San Diego Comic-Con 2012 panel schedule:

Thursday, July 12, 2012:

10:30-11:30am – DC Entertainment Talent Search

11:30-12:30pm – DC Comics – Tales From The Dark and The Edge

1:00-2:00pm – DC Collectibles

2:00-3:00pm – DC Comics – Batman: Beyond the Night of Owls

3:15-4:15pm – DC Entertainment – All Access: DC NOW!

5:45-6:45pm – Vertigo: A View From the Cutting Edge of Comics

 

Friday, July 13, 2012:

10:00-11:00am – DC Comics: From Concept to Page

10:00-11:00am – DC Entertainment Talent Search

11:15-12:15pm – DC Comics: Superman

1:45-2:45pm – DC Comics: Justice League and Green Lantern

3:00-4:00pm – Drawing DC

4:15-5:15pm – DC Comics: The New 52

5:30-6:30pm – Vertigo: Get Jiro!

 

Saturday, July 14, 2012:

10:00-11:00am – DC Entertainment Talent Search

10:00-11:00am – DC Comics: New Wave

11:15-12:30pm – DC Entertainment – All Access: OGNs

12:45-1:45pm – DC Comics: Before Watchmen

2:00-3:00pm – Mad About MAD

7:00-8:00pm – Vertigo: Fables

 

Sunday, July 15, 2012:

10:00-11:00am – DC Comics: Young Justice

11:15-12:15pm – DC Entertainment: Meet The Publishers

2:00-3:00pm – Drawing DC for Kids

DC Provides Some Details About Their WonderCon 2012 Plans

Justice League 7

DC Entertainment will be attending WonderCon this weekend, at Booth #501, and has provided a short list of attending guests:

Sergio Aragones, Brian Buccellato, Mike Choi, Shane Davis, Alex Garner, Mick Gray, Viktor Kalvachev, Jim Lee, Dustin Nguyen, Norm Rapmund, Scott Snyder, Ryan Snook (Friday and Saturday only), J. Michael Straczynski, Len Wein, Scott Williams, Marv Wolfman and many more.

They also promise details on BEFORE WATCHMEN, DC COMICS-THE NEW 52, the DC Nation animation block and Vertigo.

 

 

DC Announces Their SDCC 2010 Programming Schedule

Via The Source:

THURSDAY, JULY 22

10:15-11:15 DC Writers
With Winick, O’Neill, JMS, Simone; hosted by James Robinson. Room 6DE

11:30-12:30 DC NATION Convention Kickoff!
The DC NATION invades San Diego — and you’re invited along for the ride! Come celebrate the start of what promises to be an unforgettable convention experience! Your hosts, DC Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, get the party started here! The NATION welcomes all. Room 6DE

12:30-1:30 Batman: The Widening Gyre
As Bat-fans know, Batman: The Widening Gyre revealed a previously untold period in Batman’s life. Join DC Group Editor Michael Marts, series artist Walt Flanagan (Batman: The Widening Gyre) and inker Art Thibert (Batman: The Widening Gyre) as they reveal secrets behind the highly anticipated conclusion. Room 4

2:00-3:00 DC Focus: Geoff Johns
Geoff Johns’ storytelling and creativity fueled event blockblusters Blackest Night, the new Brightest Day and the character rebirths of Green Lantern and The Flash. As the new Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, you can expect Geoff to deliver even more thrills and excitement as his focus shifts to bringing the DCU to life outside of the comics starting with the Green Lantern film and many other surprises! Don’t miss this panel hosted by Eddie Berganza, Group Editor, interviewing one of the most exciting talents in comics. Room 6DE

FRIDAY, JULY 23

12:30-1:30 DC Focus: Grant Morrison
The mastermind behind best-selling hits such as Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne, Joe the Barbarian, Final Crisis, Arkham Asylum, All-Star Superman and many more invite you to this rare sit-down. You won’t want to miss this candid chat about projects past, present and future, with glimpses into what goes on in the mind of Grant Morrison as he crafts some of the world’s most thought-provoking comics! Hosted by Senior Story Editor Ian Sattler. Room 6DE

1:45-2:45 Batman: The Return
As the Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne rages on, follow the Bat-Signal to this panel and uncover clues about the future of the Dark Knight from some of the A-list talent behind the publishing line. If you think you know where this story’s headed – THINK AGAIN! Hear it here from Group Editor Mike Marts, David Finch (Batman), Grant Morrison (Batman & Robin), Dustin Nguyen (Batman: Streets of Gotham) and others! Room 6DE

3:00-4:00 Superman: Man of Tomorrow
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s The Man of Steel – and he’s back on Earth and primed to take 2010 by storm! Don’t miss members of the exciting new Superman creative teams as they discuss their plans for Superman, Lex Luthor, Superboy, Supergirl and more led by DC Group Editor Matt Idelson with Paul Cornell (Action Comics), Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One), Sterling Gates (Supergirl), Jeff Lemire (Superboy), J. Michael Strazcynski (Superman: Earth One, Superman) and more! Room 6DE

4:15-5:15 DC NATION Special Edition
It’s the DC Nation State of the Union address as DC Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee join forces to give fans all the info they can handle! With those two leading the NATION, expect the unexpected! The NATION welcomes all! Room 6DE

6:30-7:30 Artist’s Choice: Drawing Batman
Superstar Batman artists share the secrets of drawing the Dark Knight with a special projector designed so you can see their every stroke. Check out this unique presentation that will surely blow your mind! Room 30CDE

SATURDAY, JULY 24

12:30-1:45 DC Universe: Event Horizon
Ian Sattler, Senior Story Editor, and your favorite writers and artists are here for the main event: The DC Universe! What lies ahead for your favorite heroes and series? Got a question for your favorite DCU creator? Come on by! There’s no greater gathering of top-tier creative talent! Room 6A

2:00-3:00 Green Lantern: Emerald Empire
No evil shall escape this panel’s sight as the top creative teams on the Green Lantern books drop hints on upcoming stories and take on your questions! Led by Group Editor Eddie Berganza with Geoff Johns (Green Lantern, The Flash), Tony Bedard (Green Lantern Corps), Joe Prado (Brightest Day) and Ivan Reis (Brightest Day). Room 6A

SUNDAY, JULY 25

11:00-12:00 DC Kids: Aww Yeah!
Don’t miss your chance to chat with Mike Norton, Art Baltazar and Franco, the creative team behind Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam and the best kid-friendly comic on the market, Tiny Titans! DC Co-Publisher Dan DiDio hosts what is sure to be entertaining discussion for the whole family! Room 4

2:00-3:00 DC Focus: Premiere Teams
DC Comics knows a thing or two about teams. From the company that brought you the first team in comics’ history (Justice Society of America) don’t miss this panel on the DCU’s top teams roaming Earth (JLA, JSA, Secret Six, Titans), the farthest reaches of space (R.E.B.E.L.S.) and even across time (Legion of Super-Heroes)! Senior Group Editor Mike Carlin is joined by Tony Bedard (R.E.B.E.L.S.), Marc Guggenheim (Flash), JT Krul (Teen Titans), Paul Levitz (Legion of Super-Heroes), James Robinson (Justice League of America), Matthew Sturges (JSA All-Stars) and others for this collaborative panel! Room 6A

3:00-4:00 DC Town Hall Meeting
All are welcome to join DC Co-Publishers Dan DiDio & Jim Lee for a relaxed Sunday afternoon discussion. Share your thoughts on what you love about comics now and what you hope to see in the future! Room25ABC

UPDDATED WITH VIDEO: Geoff Johns to Show Live Action Blue Beetle Test at SDCC

UPDATE: A few seconds of the footage has made it online in the demo reel of visual effects artist Rommel Calderon. Check it out around 50 seconds in (There’s also some Wonder Woman animation in it as well).

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After getting everyone excited by talking on Twitter about the existence of a live action special effects test of the Blue Beetle, DC Entertainment’s Chief Creative Office Geoff Johns confirmed on DC’s blog The Source that they will show the footage at multiple panels at Comic-Con International: San Diego.

To whet your appetite, here are screen captures that he released through the blog: