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  • WA – Fuse/Sheltered Signing

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    Antony Johnston, Ed Brisson, Justin Greenwood, Johnnie Christmas, Shari Chankhamma, and Ryan Ferrier appear at Arcane Comics on Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 6:00 – 10:00 PM!

    RSVP on Facebook!

    Arcane Comics
    5809 15th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107
    (206) 781-4875

    CA – The Fuse Signing

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    Writer Antony Johnston (Wasteland, Umbral) and artist Justin Greenwood (Wasteland, Stumptown) appear at Fantastic Comics on Sunday, March 1st at 4:00 pm at a signing for The Fuse, their critically acclaimed police procedural set in a space station city orbiting Earth.

    RSVP on Facebook!

    Fantastic Comics
    2026 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
    510-848-2988

    CA – The Fuse Signing

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    Justin Greenwood appears at Comics FTW on Saturday December 6th to sign Stumptown Vol. 3, The Fuse, and Wasteland! Check with store for signing times.

    RSVP on Facebook!

    Comics FTW
    1435 Santa Rosa Ave Suite C5, Santa Rosa, California 95404

    2014 Big WOW! Art Auction Details

    brooks-bigwowPress Release:

    The Art Auction will be held on Saturday May 17th, 2014. The blind auction will run throughout the day in the art gallery in the back of the hall, and will wrap up at 5:30 PM Interested parties must sign up for a bidder/paddle number and then can begin placing blind bids on the art they are interested in. Contributors include Mark Brooks (seen at left), Charlie Adlard, Frank Cho, Sanjulian, Michael Lark, Justin Greenwood, Toshio Maeda, Darick Robertson, Bill Morrison, and many many others! Full details at the link!

    Art that does not receive three bids will sell for the highest offer at 5:30 PM, and ones that do get at least three bids will be placed in the live auction that begins at 6:30 PM in convention hall room B. Writer Ken Kristensen will be helping emcee the auction so if you are a Todd the Ugliest Kid on Earth fan, this will be a fun chance to hang out with Ken and hopefully buy some art! There will be a cash bar in the room, and hopefully a number artists that submitted their works to the auction in attendance.

    Founded in 1979 as “Super-Con”, Big Wow! Comic Fest is not only Northern California’s Longest-Running Comic-Con, but is this year’s Only Major Comics Event in the San Francisco Bay Area! As the Original Artist-Friendly Show, we have Fantastic Comic Book Creator Guests spanning all decades and genres! This year we are pleased to welcome as our Featured Guests:  Charlie Adlard (Artist for the popular “Walking Dead” series), Legendary Illustrator Neal Adams (Batman, X-Men, Avengers), Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola, Fan-Favorites Travis Charest (Weapons of the Metabarons), Art Adams (X-Men, Godzilla), and more Special Guests including: Dan Brereton (Nocturnals), Mike Zeck (Punisher, Spider-Man, Secret Wars), Joe Linsner (Dawn), Bill Morrison (The Simpsons, Futurama, Disney Poster Artist), Alex Nino (Dead Ahead), Sergio Aragones (Mad Magazine, Groo the Wanderer), Liam Sharp (Gears of War), and many more confirmed and added to our website! Over 200 Comic Creators!

    Tickets are available at the link. And we have tickets available at over 30 participating comic book stores around Northern California.

    Admission is only:

    1 Day Adult $25.00 (at the door)

    2 Day Adult $35.00 (at the door)

    1 Day Child (8-14) $10.00 (at the door)

    2 Day Child $15.00 (at the door)

    CHILDREN UNDER 8 ARE FREE!

    *Save $5.00 Off Admission! Buy tickets online, or at many local Comic Book Stores!

    Be sure to follow us on both Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date on all our upcoming announcements!

    www.bigwowcomicfest.com

    Panel Schedule for BIG WOW! ComicFest 2014

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    Press Release:

    Big Wow Comic Fest’s 2014 Programs & Panels schedule will be jam packed with Artist Demonstrations, Cosplay Instruction and fun, Creator Interviews and Presentations, and so many more exciting opportunities to interact with today’s most talented creators! Also, don’t forget the Live Art, Superman Museum Show, Kid’s Corner and so much more going on at the show.
    BIGWOW


    SATURDAY MAY 17, 2014

    Famous Monsters Film Fest Day One (Program)
    10:00 AM – 12:00 AM
    Schedule to be posted soon.

    Getting Started with Copic Pens (Panel)
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Want to buy some Copic pens but are intimidated by the sheer number of colors? Have some and don’t know what to do with them? A Certified Copic Designer will give a bare-bones introduction, explain how the color system works, how to find discount prices and hints on how to start building up your studio collection. Note: This is NOT a certification class or hands-on workshop and is best suited for people with absolutely no experience with Copics. – Room D

    Top Cow (Panel)
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Meet with Matt Hawkins, President and C.O.O of Top Cow Productions and writer of Aphrodite IX, Think Tank, and other highly acclaimed series, for a discussion on the future of Top Cow as well as what’s on all of your minds: how to break into comics! With information on Top Cow’s annual Talent Hunt, the tricks of the trade, and just what it takes to make your pitch pop, this is one panel you won’t want to miss. – Room A

    Working with Greg Rucka… (Panel)
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Guest artists Michael Lark and Justin Greenwood will discuss their takes on working with writer Greg Rucka, and he with them. Michael Lark has worked with Greg on multiple occasions including Gotham Central, Punisher and their creator owned Image title Lazarus. Justin Greenwood is currently working with Greg on Stumptown. Hear from both an artist’s and writer’s perspective as to when they know there is a good creative match on a project and why. These creators will discuss their projects and the creative process. Moderated by David Brothers, Editor of Lazarus & Content Manager for Image Comics – Room B
    Attending Guests: Justin Greenwood, Michael Lark, Greg Rucka

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    Aspen LOLA #2 Big WOW! Variant Limited to only 250 copies at $15 each. Available at Booth 301


    Collecting Batman! (Panel)

    1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Holy Grails, Batman! Celebrate the Dark Knight’s 75th anniversary and Big Wow! Comicfest’s exclusive Batman Museum with Bill Morrison and a panel of Batman collectors! Panelists will discuss their Caped Crusader Collections, swap stories about great finds, lament the items that got away, compare notes about where they draw the line, and reveal their most sought-after, yet-to-be-collected bat-baubles! – Room B
    Attending Guests: Bill Morrison

    Remembering the Ackermansion (Panel)
    1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Filmmakers Tom Wyrsch and Strephon Taylor (Remembering Playland at the Beach”, Sutros: The Palace at Lands End”) will present highlights from their brand new feature length film, “Uncle Forry’s Ackermansions” The film is a vast tour of Forrest J Ackerman’s, now gone, Los Angeles mansion-museum starting with the original Ackermansion and ending with the Acker-mini-mansion. Archival footage with hundreds photographs make up a fascinating video tour. Joining the panel will be Tom Khamis (LASFS Historian), Audience Q&A inlcuded. – Room D
    Attending Guests: Strephon Taylor, Tom Wyrsch

    Cultural Diversity in Comics (Panel)
    2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Positives and negative strides towards Cultural Diversity in the comics genre and film. Have there been enough strides not only in the books and films but behind the scenes? What can be done to make it better for everyone or is it fine where it is at? – Room D
    Attending Guests: Kevin Bernard Grevioux, Damion Poitier, David Williams

    Punchdrunk Mustache! (Panel)
    2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Join nine current and former Lucasfilm Animation Artists as they discuss the creation of the art book Punchdrunk Mustache, published last summer to great acclaim by Design Studio Press. Featuring stories and concepts created by Star Wars: The Force Unleashed artists Amy Beth Christenson, Chris Voy and Jeff Sangalli, as well as artists who contributed to Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Detours, Punchdrunk Mustache is a visual thrill ride! Spend time with theses talented artists. – Room C
    Attending Guests: John-Paul Balmet, Will Nichols, Sean Pando, Amy Beth Christenson Smith, Chris Voy, Nate Watson

    The Art of Kaiju & Master of Monster (Panel)
    2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Kaiju expert, FM guest editor, and author of the newly reprinted Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monster, August Ragone will be joined by Hugo Award-winning and FM cover artist Bob Eggleton to talk about how Japanese monsters have shaped Wester pop culture, influenced their personal and professional lives, and why character like Godzilla and Ultraman continue to be worldwide sensations. – Room B
    Attending Guests: Bob Eggleton, August Ragone

     

    Top Cow Aphrodite IX Big WOW! Variant by Pop Mhan Limited to only 500 copies at $10 each. Available at Booth 201/300

    Top Cow Aphrodite IX Big WOW! Variant by Pop Mhan
    Limited to only 500 copies at $10 each. Available at Booth 201/300

    Comics University (Panel)
    3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    “Comics University”, a discussion co-moderated by panelists Ed Luce (Professor in the Comics MFA Program at California College of the Arts and creator of Wuvable Oaf Comics) and Maia Kobabe (CCA Comics MFA student and creator of “The Thief’s Tale” comics). Ed and Maia, along with both undergraduate and Comics MFA grads, will discuss how comics fit into the diverse undergraduate program at CCA, the myriad of professional reasons one might pursue a Master’s Degree in comics. – Room D

    Doug Sneyd – 50 Years of Playboy (Panel)
    3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Doug has worked for Playboy magazine since the early 1964, many remember lovely scantily (and even non-) clad “Sneyd” girls and the one-line jokes he did thru the years. Though many may not know the man behind all the great art and humour. Come hear Doug talk about his career drawing for Playboy. – Room C
    Attending Guests: Doug Sneyd

    Japan’s Heroes and Monsters (Panel)
    3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    August Ragone and his Kaiju crew will be hosting FM’s panel that will feature Kenpachiro Satsuma (Godzilla, ’84-’95), Bin Furuya (Ultraman), and Daisuke Ban (Kikaida, Inazuman). Each actor will tell their stories of how they came to embody these incredible roles, as well as take questions from the audience. – Room A
    Attending Guests: Daisuke Ban, Satoshi Furuya, August Ragone, Kenpachiro Satsuma

    Madefire (Panel)
    3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Charlie Adlard, Liam Sharp, Ben Wolstenholme and the good folk of Madefire host a talk and Q & A about opportunities for old and new creators in the digital realm, and how comics and motion books can be good for each other. A must for anybody interested in new ways of getting their work seen! – Room B
    Attending Guests: Charlie Adlard, Daniel Presedo, Liam Sharp

    Dan Brereton Portfolio Review (Panel)

    4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    It isn’t your impressive artwork alone that will land you a job or the position you’re seeking, but the presentation of your artwork in your portfolio. Veteran illustrator and painter Dan Brereton will be on hand to discuss your artwork in a friendly and constructive group critique, as well as the presentation of your work. All age, skill and experience levels are welcome. – Room D
    Attending Guests: Dan Brereton

    CBLDF Comic Code (Panel)
    5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    60 years ago, comics were put on trial in a nationally televised Senate subcommittee hearing that had shattering repercussions for this great American art form. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund presents the shocking history of moral panic that led to this historic hearing and the birth of the Comics Code Authority, which regulated the medium’s content for more than 50 years. CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein tells the tale at this CBLDF presentation. – Room D

    BigWOW ComicFest Art Auction (Panel)
    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    This will be your opportunity to bid on and win pieces of original collectible art, hand drawn, by numerous guests who are attending the show. All of the art will be on display in the exhibitor hall, museum gallery, throughout the day Saturday and will be available to be bid on in a blind auction format.

    Come to the live auction portion of the event to bid on various pieces of art created specifically for the auction by the likes of Frank Cho, Michael Lark, Alfonso Azpiri, Frank Cirocco, Rich Koslowski and some published pieces contributed by Charlie Adlard, Justin Greenwood and many others! A number of the convention’s guests will be on-hand to mingle at this social event and to encourage fans to bid high on their works of art! – Room B

    There will be a cash bar setup in the auction room for those interested. This should be a lively and entertaining event for all. Both cash and credit cards will be accepted for your art auction purchases.

    Creature Features Live! (Panel)
    7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Back by popular demand is Creature Features Live! Hosted by John Stanley and Lord Blood-Rah. Presented just as Creature Features was back in the early eighties, but on stage rather than on television. Opening dialog, feature length movie “Night of the Living Dead” a Creature Features classic, TV commercials, guest interviews, special announcements, and Living Dead in the audience. – Room A
    Attending Guests: Lord Blood-Rah, John Stanley

    SUNDAY MAY 18, 2014

    Famous Monsters Film Fest Day Two (Program)
    10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Schedule to be posted soon.

    CreaturesCon 3 (Panel)
    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Join the CreaturesCon gang, John Stanley (Creature Features 1971 to 1984), Ernie Fosselius (Hardware Wars), Lord Blood-Rah (Movie Host), Tom Wyrsch (Writer / Director) and Strephon Taylor (November Fire) for an information-packed journey through Creature Features, TV Horror Hosting, classic Sci-Fi and Horror films, Bob Wilkins and much more. The panel will share personal memories, show rare video clips and review Creature Features favorite films. Audience Q&A included. – Room B
    Attending Guests: Lord Blood-Rah, Ernie Fosselius, John Stanley, Strephon Taylor, Tom Wyrsch
    Drawing The Walking Dead (Panel)
    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Artist, Charlie Adlard, and inker Stefano Gaudiano discuss what it is like to create the images behind the hugely successful comic and tv series The Walking Dead. Charlie will explain how his art style has evolved during his tenure on the book and how having an inker allows him to work differently now. Stefano, being the newest addition to the team, shares his experiences of inking Charlie and how this project differs from his vast number of other previous collaborations. They’ll discuss the controversial “All Out War” storyline and how working on a near bi-weekly schedule for a year affected how they worked. Moderated by Mark Hay, owner of Splash Page Comic Art, art dealer for Charlie & Stefano – Room A
    Attending Guests: Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano
    Drawing Who (Panel)
    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Josh Adams (DOCTOR WHO, EUREKA, WAREHOUSE 13, GARDEN OF STEVEN) and Blair Shedd (DOCTOR WHO, LEGENDS OF OZ, GHOSTBUSTERS, THE RAPTOR) have both had the honor of being chosen to draw official Doctor Who comics for IDW Publishing. Josh and Blair will talk about how they got the job (and other behind the scenes stories), meeting Doctor Who cast and crew, chat about Who-fandom in general, and do a Q and A if the audience wishes. – Room C
    Attending Guests: Josh Adams, Blair Shedd

     

    Joel Adams - Big WOW! Doomkitty Print 11" x 17" print. Limited to 100, signed and numbered at $20/each. Available at Artist Table 611O

    Joel Adams – Big WOW! Doomkitty Print
    11″ x 17″ print. Limited to 100, signed and numbered at $20/each. Available at Artist Table 611O

    Figure Drawing with Frank Cho (Panel)
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Free figure drawing class open to public, headed by Marvel Comics artist, Frank Cho. Cosplayer, Ivy Doomkitty, will model for this drawing class. All the audience members are encoraged to draw along
    with Frank Cho, who will critique the drawings by the audience members at the end of class. – Room A
    Attending Guests: Frank Cho, Ivy Doomkitty
    Jack Kirby Museum (Panel)
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Jack Kirby is the creator or co-creator of The X-Men, Hulk Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, Captain America, The Avengers, Darkseid, Mister Miracle and hundreds more. He was probably the most prolific comics artist ever and almost every artist is inspired by him. Artists will discuss which comics led them to follow Jack, what panels they have learned from, and how hard it is to make that Kirby Krackle look right. – Room C
    Attending Guests: Mark Badger, Bruce Simon
    Native Americans in Comics (Panel)
    12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Ever since Native American people began drawing on rock walls, they’ve been part of the comic book universe. However, stereotypes persist due to the lack of Native artists or writers employed by the mainstream comics industry. Now, these artists have taken initiative and formed The Indigenous Narratives Collective and INC Comics. INC’s Arigon Starr (“Super Indian”) and Lee Francis IV (“Pueblo Jones”) will discuss the state of Native American comics. Moderated by UC Santa Cruz’s writer/poet/playwright Dr. Carolyn Dunn. – Room D
    Attending Guests: Arigon Starr
    Marvel Masterpiece Theatre (Panel)
    1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    MARVEL MASTERPIECE THEATER ! presents a dramatic table read of the 1968 Marvel Comics classic tale unfolded in AVENGERS 59 & 60, “The Wedding of Yellowjacket & Wasp”, by Roy Thomas and John Buscema. Both issues feature a number of cameos from the Marvel universe of the late Sixties, fun pop culture references of the day, amazing superhero action and sizzling dialogue ! Pages of Big John Buscema’s fantastic art and storytelling will follow on the screen as our cast reads the text. – Room B
    Attending Guests: Mark Badger, Dan Brereton, Damion Poitier, Liam Sharp, Jane Wiedlin
    Collecting Comic Art (Panel)
    2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Have you ever wanted something from your favorite comic book? Brian Peck and fellow collectors guide you through the world of collecting comic art – from what it all means, to where to find the art. Discussing a wide range of topics from History of how this hobby started to grow and what use to happen to all the art in the old days? How computers have changed the look of (or non-existance of in some cases) original art? How the internet has changed and expanded the art hobby? How ebay has altered the collectors market? How the auction houses have impacted the hobby? Comparison of values between cover/splashes/interiors? Conservation and preservation? – Room D

     

    Japan’s Heroes and Monsters (Panel)
    2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    August Ragone and his Kaiju crew will be hosting FM’s panel that will feature Kenpachiro Satsuma (Godzilla, ’84-’95), Bin Furuya (Ultraman), and Daisuke Ban (Kikaida, Inazuman). Each actor will tell their stories of how they came to embody these incredible roles, as well as take questions from the audience. – Room C
    Attending Guests: Daisuke Ban, Satoshi Furuya, August Ragone, Kenpachiro Satsuma
    CBLDF Auction (Panel)
    3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Top creators Terry Moore, along with some guests to be announced will create live art before your eyes. The only rule is that it would have been forbidden by the Comics Code! Join the CBLDF and these great creators as they talk censorship and make once-in-a-lifetime art! Get a chance to watch live art made before your eyes, learn about censorship, and bid to win the pieces made here to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. – Room B
    Attending Guests: Terry Moore
    Comics And Comics (Panel)
    3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Geeks Assemble! “Comics and Comics” is all-fanboy stand-up comedy, presented by the nerdiest comedians in the multiverse. From comic books to video games, from anime to Dr. Who, from Star Wars to Star Trek, from Dungeons and Dragons to that one episode of Thundarr the Barbarian where the evil wizards have this race to determine who gets the Helmet of Power, you can rest assured that all geek bases will be covered! – Room C

    The Batman Chronicles: Special Screening & Discussion (Panel)
    4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    A three part short film following a young Bruce Wayne as he struggles with a corrupt justice department & faces off against a maniacal new menace hell bent on taking over Gotham. All three parts of the film will be shown, followed by a Q&A with Actor, Producer & Editor Anthony Misiano. – Room C
    Attending Guests: Anthony Misiano
    The Science and Fiction of Alternate Realities (Panel)
    4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    The idea that there may be universes other than our own has long been a staple of fantasy and science fiction. Now physicists are telling us that there may be some truth in this idea. How much is fact and how much is fiction? Are there other universe? If there are, how similar are they to our own? Do universes “split,” and if so, how? Would it be possible to travel between them. What are some of the ways these ideas have been explored in fiction — and what avenues are still ripe. – Room D

    Big Wow! ComicFest – The Original Artist Friendly Convention – returns to San Jose May 17th & 18th, 2014, bringing two great days of Comic Book, Anime/Manga, Art, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming and Cosplay FUN! Many of the country’s best vendors of all things cool and collectible will tempt your wallets with the perfect gifts for Geek, Fans and True Collectors, everywhere! Big Wow! ComicFest is the only major comics event in the San Francisco Bay Area this year.

    Be sure to follow us on both Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date on all our upcoming announcements!

     

    Image Comics Announces Schedule & Exclusives for Emerald City Comicon 2014

    Image-LogoPress Release:

    Image Comics is pleased to announce the official Image booth signing schedule, panels, and exclusives that will be available at Emerald City Comic Con 2014 on March 28, 29, and 30. Several exciting Image creators including Kelly Sue DeConnick, Chip Zdarsky, Matt Fraction, Scott Snyder, Jason Aaron, and Greg Rucka will be signing at the Image booth (see full schedule below). Convention attendees interested in the indicated ticketed signings can come to the Image booth, #212, to collect their ticket, but arrive early as tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis!

    For sale at the booth, in addition to award winning creator-owned Image titles, will be exclusive, numbered, art prints of WYTCHES, SOUTHERN BASTARDS, C.O.W.L., and SHUTTER for signings with Scott Snyder and Jock, Jason Aaron and Jason Latour, Kyle Higgins, and Joe Keatinge and Leila Del Duca. Each convention attendee will receive an exclusive THE WALKING DEAD #1 ECCC color variant—additional copies, as well as the B&W version, will be available to purchase at the Image booth.

    Also exclusively for sale at the ECCC will be the hardcover edition of SEX CRIMINALS, VOL. 1—the critically-acclaimed series that has taken the comics world by storm and named best new series of the year by TIME magazine—available for $40 and an exclusive 18″ x 24″ print available for $25, at Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s tables, C-10 and C-11. Purchased together, hardcover and art print will be available for $60. The FIVE GHOSTS #10 ECCC variant will also be for sale at Ed Brisson’s table at X-04, and a THE FIELD #1 ECCC variant can be purchased at Frank Barbiere’s table, X-03.

    Image Comics is also proud to host several panels this year at ECCC that you won’t want to miss. On Friday check out “Robert Kirkman’s Skybound: On the Rise” and “Image Comics Presents Comedy in Comics.” On Saturday join us for “Image Comics Presents Sex Criminals” and “Image Comics Presents Crime, Adventure, & Fantasy!” On Sunday we’ll explore a popular speculative fiction genre in “Image Comics Presents Building a Better Dystopia.”

    IMAGE COMICS, BOOTH #212 SIGNING SCHEDULE:

    Friday March 28
    12 – 1 p.m. Eric Stephenson & Nate Bellegarde
    1 – 2 p.m. Stuart Moore & Gus Storms
    2 – 3 p.m. Brandon Graham & Simon Roy [TICKETED]
    2 – 3 p.m. Joshua Williamson
    3 – 4 p.m. Justin Greenwood & Antony Johnston
    3 – 4 p.m. Jason Aaron & Jason Latour [TICKETED]
    4 – 5 p.m. Kurtis Wiebe & Roc Upchurch
    4 – 5 p.m. Kyle Higgins
    5 – 6 p.m. Ken Kristensen
    5 – 6 p.m. Joe Keatinge & Leila Del Duca

    Saturday March 29
    11 – 12 p.m. Jason Aaron & Jason Latour [TICKETED]
    11 – 12 p.m. Joshua Williamson
    12 – 1 p.m. Sina Grace
    12 – 1 p.m. Greg Rucka
    1 – 2 p.m. Stuart Moore & Gus Storms
    1 – 2 p.m. Michel Gagne
    2 – 3 p.m. Dave Stewart & Stefano Gaudiano
    2 – 3 p.m. Brian Joines
    3 – 4 p.m. Matteo Scalera
    3 – 4 p.m. Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky [TICKETED]
    4 – 5 p.m. Tim Seeley & Mike Norton
    4 – 5 p.m. Frank Barbiere
    5 – 6 p.m. Joe Harris

    Sunday March 30
    11 – 12 p.m. Ed Brisson & Johnnie Christmas
    11 – 12 p.m. Greg Rucka
    12 – 1 p.m. Joe Harris
    12 – 1 p.m. Brandon Graham & Simon Roy [TICKETED]
    1 – 2 p.m. Nick Pitarra
    1 – 2 p.m. Kelly Sue DeConnick & Jordie Bellaire
    2 – 3 p.m. Joshua Williamson
    2 – 3 p.m. Scott Snyder & Jock
    3 – 4 p.m. Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky [TICKETED]

    IMAGE COMICS PANEL SCHEDULE:

    Robert Kirkman’s Skybound: On the Rise
    There’s no limit on what to expect from Skybound, Robert Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics. The Walking Dead continues to dominate comics and television, Manifest Destiny is one of 2013’s breakout hits, and new series—like OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA—are on the horizon. Join Skybound’s best writers and artists as they discuss what’s in Skybound’s future.

    Program date and time: Friday, March 28, 12:40 p.m. in Hall D (Room 602-603)

    Panelists: Joshua Williamson (Ghosted), Paul Azaceta (Outcast), Joe Keatinge (Shutter) & special guests

    Image Comics Presents Comedy in Comics
    Sometimes the best comics are the funny ones, but getting jokes across in print while simultaneously telling an engaging story can be tough. Luckily, we have a panel of experts who can tell you their secrets, tips, and a few really good jokes.

    Program date and time: Friday, March 28, 3:00 p.m. in Room TCC 301

    Panelists: Rob Guillory (Chew), Kurtis Wiebe (Rat Queens), Roc Upchurch (Rat Queens), Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals), Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals), Jim Zub (Skullkickers), Brandon Graham (Prophet)

    Image Comics Presents Sex Criminals
    Sex Criminals debuted in 2013 and quickly became the book of the year. Now, a few months into 2014, the same looks to be true! Sit down with creators Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky and bare your soul, fetishes, and anecdotes with the Sex Criminals.

    Program date and time: Saturday, March 29, 2:00 p.m. in Room 3AB

    Panelists: Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals), Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals)

    Image Comics Presents Crime, Adventure, & Fantasy!
    Gunfights, heists, cowboys, hoodlums, magicians, adventurers, aliens, and more: are you not entertained? Image Comics’ varied publishing line has something for everybody. Settle in and listen to the experts discuss creating entertaining stories.

    Program date and time: Saturday, March 29, 5:00 p.m. in TCC 301

    Panelists: Kelly Sue DeConnick (Pretty Deadly), Jason Latour (Southern Bastards), Jason Aaron (Southern Bastards), Joe Keatinge (Shutter), Leila Del Duca (Shutter), Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts), Joshua Williamson (Ghosted)

    Image Comics Presents Building A Better Dystopia
    No matter how good we have it, a future where we have nothing has its own thrill. These creators know their way around a dystopia, whether it’s due to mad science, economic factors, or nightmarish alternate dimensions.

    Program date and time: Sunday, March 30, 3:00 p.m. in Room TCC 301

    Panelists: Nick Pitarra (Manhattan Projects), Greg Rucka (Lazarus), Richard Starkings (Elephantmen), Simon Roy (Prophet), Ed Brisson (Sheltered), Johnnie Christmas (Sheltered), Joe Harris (Great Pacific)

    CA – The Fuse #1 Signing

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    Justin Greenwood appears at Illusive Comics & Games for a signing on Wednesday, February 12, from 6-8pm, to coincide with the release of his new comic book, The Fuse #1. The Fuse is a new, ongoing series from Image Comics which follows a veteran cop and her wunderkind partner as they investigate homicides on a power station 22,000 miles above Earth. Written by Antony Johnston (UMBRAL, Wasteland, Daredevil), the series blends sci-fi and crime for a story that’s truly explosive.

    Justin Greenwood has previously illustrated Resurrection (written by Marc Guggenheim) and Wasteland (written by Antony Johnston) with Oni Press. He is a freelance illustrator living in Oakland, CA.

    Illusive Comics & Games stocks a wide selection of comics and graphic novels from all genres, as well as thousands of issues of older comics. Special orders are available for both comics and boardgames. Illusive Comics & Games is the largest comic book store in the Silicon Valley.

    RSVP on Facebook!

    Illusive Comics and Games
    2725 El Camino Real, Suite 105, Santa Clara, CA 95051
    408-985-7481

    Oni Press Schedule at Emerald City Comicon 2013

    February 27, 2013 by  
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    Press Release:

    Emerald City Comic-Con 2013 is upon us once again and Oni Press all sorts of attractions and goodies to delight any comics reader. What kind of goodies, you ask? How does an ECCC 2013 exclusive variant cover of Helheim #1 by the talented Chuck BB sound? Maybe, the Scott Pilgrim V2 Collector’s Edition is more your style. That will be there too! Also, don’t miss your chance to purchase the recently released all-ages titles MerminGlitter Kiss and Sketch Monsters V2.

    We will be located at BOOTH #902!

    That’s not all! Stop by panel room 3AB, SATURDAY AT 6pm, for the RevolutiONIze Comics Panel. Join Oni Press Editor in Chief James Lucas Jones as he presents a whirlwind of talented creators, sneak previews, and the announcement of a new floppy series! This interactive panel will have some of the hottest names in comics right before your eyes, discussing their books and answering audience questions. Creators in attendance: Cullen Bunn (The Sixth Gun, Helheim), Brian Hurtt (The Sixth Gun, The Damned), Joëlle Jones (Helheim, You Have Killed Me) and Charles Soule (Strongman, Strange Attractors). All panel attendees will receive high fives and comics!

    Below you will find our creators in attendance along with their signing times:

    Jamie S. Rich: All weekend

    Joëlle Jones: All weekend

    Joshua Williamson: All weekend

    Vinny Navarrete: All weekend

    Joe Harris: Fri. 4:00-5:45pm & Sat. 1:00-2:45pm

    Tyler Crook: Fri. 4:00-5:45pm & Sun. 4:00-5:45pm

    Monica Gallagher: Fri. 4:00-5:45pm & Sun. 12:00-1:45pm

    Chuck BB: Fri. 6:00-7:45pm & Sat. 5:00-6:45pm

    Joey Weiser: Fri. 6:00-7:45pm & Sat. 5:00-6:45pm

    Lars Brown: Sat. 11:00-12:45pm

    Brendan Hay: Sat. 11:00-12:45pm

    Chris Schweizer: Sat. 1:00-2:45pm & Sun. 10:00-11:45am

    Jackie Lewis: Sat. 1:00-2:45pm

    Cullen Bunn: Sat. 3:00-4:45pm & Sun. 2:00-3:45pm

    Brian Hurtt: Sat. 3:00-4:45pm & Sun. 4:00-5:45pm

    Brian Churilla: Sat. 3:00-4:45pm & Sun. 2:00-3:45pm

    Bill Crabtree: Sat. 3:00-4:45pm & Sun. 2:00-3:45pm

    Ray Fawkes: Sat. 5:00-6:45pm & Sun. 4:00-5:45pm

    Matthew Southworth: Sun. 10:00-11:45am

    Justin Greenwood: Sun. 12:00-1:45pm

    Oni Press at SDCC with Bryan Lee O’Malley and More

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    Oni Press has released their panel and signings schedule for Comic-Con:

    Oni Press on Panels!

    THUR

    12:00-1:00 Spotlight on Bryan Lee O’Malley- Comic-Con special guest Bryan Lee O’Malley (winner of the Doug Wright, Joe Shuster, and Harvey Awards) talks with legendary comics scholar Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics, Zot!) about Bryan’s groundbreaking slice-of-life graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim. From its genesis to the production of the upcoming film version, O’Malley speaks frankly about where Scott Pilgrim came from and where the series is going from here. With a fan Q&A to close the discussion, this is the must attend event of Comic-Con 2009! Room 5AB

    3:00-4:00 Oni Press: Panelmonium 2009- Get up close and personal with trend setting indie comic powerhouse Oni Press. Join in the Q&A with your favorite Oni creators, including Ross Campbell (Wet Moon), Jamie S. Rich (You Have Killed Me), Greg Rucka (Whiteout), Bryan Lee O’Malley (Scott Pilgrim), and Chris Schweizer (The Crogan Adventures). Get sneak peeks at upcoming Oni projects, news on Oni Press fan initiatives, free Oni comics, prizes, and more! Guaranteed by Oni Press’s totally biased employees to be “the most fun you’ll ever have at a panel.” Room 10

    3:45-4:45 USA Network’s Psych- James Roday (Shawn Spencer), Dulé Hill (Burton “Gus” Guster), Maggie Lawson (Juliet O’Hara), Tim Omundson (Carlton Lassiter), Corbin Bernsen (Henry Spencer), Steve Franks (creator and executive producer), and the entire creative team give you an all-access behind-the-scenes pass to the USA Network hit original series Psych. Stars and producers will share personal stories and answer questions about the show’s genesis, episodic development, and production process. Video presentations created exclusively for Comic-Con will feature never-before-seen outtakes, a Season 4 exclusive preview, and a special video-diary segment that will take panel attendees inside the daily production process via the perspective of a staff writer, the Vancouver production team, and series star James Roday as he prepares to shoot a scene for the upcoming season. Plus, two lucky fans will find fame and fortune when they win the honor of having a guest character in a future episode named after them! You can also expect giveaways, exclusive merchandise, and a first-run preview copy of the upcoming Psych graphic novel from Oni Press! Ballroom 20

    SUN

    2:00-3:00 Kids Write!- Kids, join creators Chris Giarrusso (G-Man), Chris Schweizer (Crogan’s Vengeance), Eric Wight (Frankie Pickle), and Gene Yang (American Born Chinese) as they draw the story you tell! Moderated by Cory Casoni (Oni Press). Room 30CDE


    Oni Press is pleased to announce the following signings at their booth #1833
    Thurs

    10:00 – 11:20 Hope Larson, Brian Hurtt, Cullen Bunn
    11:30 – 12:50 Chuck BB, Rick Spears, Phil Gelatt, Rick Lacy, Chris Schweizer
    1:00 – 2:20 Robbi Rodriguez, John Layman, Cameron Stewart, Ray Fawkes
    3:00 – 4:00 ONI PRESS PANELMONIUM 2009
    4:00 – 5:20 Ross Campbell, Renee Lott, Joelle Jones, Jamie S. Rich, Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir
    5:30 – 6:50 Bryan Lee O’Malley, Antony Johnston, Chris Mitten

    Fri
    10:00 – 11:20 Justin Greenwood, Marc Guggenheim, Ray Fawkes

    11:30 – 12:50 Antony Johnston, Chris Mitten, Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, Brian Hurtt, Cullen Bunn, Ande Parks, Chris Samnee
    1:00 – 2:20 Robbi Rodriguez, John Layman, Phil Gelatt, Rick Lacy, Vasilis Lolos
    2:30 – 3:50 Bryan Lee O’Malley, Judd Winick, Chris Schweizer, Ted Naifeh, Renee Lott
    4:00 – 5:20 Joelle Jones, Jamie S. Rich, Hope Larson, Greg Rucka, Matt Southworth
    5:30 – 6:50 Lars Brown, Chuck BB, Rick Spears, Ross Campbell

    Sat
    10:00 – 11:20 Phil Gelatt, Rick Lacy, Brian Hurtt, Cullen Bunn, Ande Parks, Chris Samnee
    11:30 – 12:50 Antony Johnston, Chris Mitten, Joelle Jones, Jamie S. Rich, Renee Lott
    1:00 – 2:20 Bryan Lee O’Malley, Chris Schweizer, Lars Brown
    2:30 – 3:50 Justin Greenwood, Marc Guggenheim, Greg Rucka, Matt Southworth
    4:00 – 5:20 Robbi Rodriguez, John Layman, Judd Winick, Chuck BB, Rick Spears, Ross Campbell
    5:30 – 6:50 Bryan Lee O’Malley, Cameron Stewart, Ray Fawkes, Ted Naifeh

    Sun
    10:00 – 11:20 Robbi Rodriguez, John Layman, Renee Lott, Cameron Stewart, Ray Fawkes
    11:30 – 12:50 Antony Johnston, Chris Mitten, Lars Brown, Chuck BB, Rick Spears
    1:00 – 2:20 Chris Schweizer, Ted Naifeh, Phil Gelatt, Rick Lacy, Vasilis Lolos
    2:30 – 3:50 Joelle Jones, Jamie S. Rich, Brian Hurtt, Cullen Bunn, Ross Campbell
    And of course the Oni Press Staff will be on hand at the Oni Booth #1833: Joe Nozemack, James Lucas Jones, Randal C. Jarrell, Jill Beaton, Keith Wood, Douglas E. Sherwood, & Cory Casoni.

    For more on Oni merchandise and premieres at SDCC, follow the link.