COMIC-CON ANNOUNCES NEXT WAVE OF GUESTS FOR 2015 SHOW
Additional Guests To Be Announced In The Coming Weeks
SAN DIEGO- Comic-Con International (Comic-Con), the nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for comics and popular art, today announced the second wave of special guests for its eagerly awaited summer show. The event which draws well over 130,000 unique attendees over a four-day period will again be held in San Diego beginning on Thursday, July 9, and running though Sunday, July 12, 2015, at the San Diego Convention Center.
“Since our beginning in 1970 Comic-Con has a wonderful history of featuring exceptional guests,” commented David Glanzer, spokesperson for the nonprofit organization. “It is clear that trend continues in 2015.”
The second round of guests include:
Author Hugh Howey: WOOL Series.
Writer/artist Scott McCloud: Zot!, Understanding Comics, The Sculptor.
Fantasy Illustrator Luis Royo: The Ice Dragon, Malefic Time.
Writer/artist Jillian Tamaki: Skim, This One Summer.
Writer Mariko Tamaki: Skim, This One Summer.
For up-to-date information on guests and all aspects of the huge summer show be sure to visit www.comic-con.org and check out the Toucan Blog, the only OFFICIAL Blog of Comic-Con International.
About Comic-Con International:
Comic-Con International (CCI) is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular artforms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture. In addition to its San Diego convention each summer (the world’s largest comics convention of its kind), CCI organizes WonderCon Anaheim each spring. On the web: Comic-Con.org, Facebook.com/comiccon, Twitter.com/comic_con.
Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki appear at Politics & Prose to sign This One Summer on Saturday May 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm!
The latest graphic novel from the writer/artist cousins who created Skim is the story of Rose and Windy, friends from many summers together on Lake Ontario. This particular year, the two rely on each other more than ever as Rose faces the end of her parents’ marriage and a confusing crush on the wrong boy. Ages 15 and up.
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki appear at Mission: Comics & Art on Tuesday, May 6th at 6:00 pm to celebrate the release of their new project THIS ONE SUMMER!
Mission: Comics & Art
3520 20th St. Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94110