Eighteen Eisner Award Winners, Nominees To Attend Anaheim Comic Con 2011

April 22, 2011 by  
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Press Release:

Eighteen Eisner Award Winners, Nominees To Attend Wizard World Anaheim Comic Con, April 29-May 1

Jim Krueger, Kevin Maguire, Bill Sienkiewicz, William Stout Among Top Creators At Anaheim Comic Con

NEW YORK and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 18, 2011 – Eighteen Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards winners or nominees are among the more than 200 comic creators already scheduled to attend Wizard World Anaheim Comic Con, part of North America’s largest pop-culture tour, April 29-May 1 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Seven superstar artists and writers who have won the prestigious Eisner Award who will be on site include Jim Krueger (“Earth X,” “Project Superpowers”), Steve Lieber (“Detective Comics,” “Hawkman”), Kevin Maguire (“Justice League,” “Batman Confidential,” Bill Sienkiewicz (“Elektra”), and William Stout (paleontological reconstruction artist), Derek Kirk Kim (“Same Difference and Other Stories,” “Lowbright”) and D.J. Kirkbride (“PopGun,” “Do You Believe in Ninjas?”).

Eisner nominees scheduled to appear include James Andrew Clark (“The Guns of Shadow Valley: Scar Tissue”), Chyna Clugston Flores (“Blue Monday,” “Brave & The Bold”), Nat Gertler (“The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Creating a GN”, “The Factor”), Eliza Frye (“The Lady’s Murder,” “Lucky House”), Paul Gulacy (“Valkyrie,” “Batman”), James Hudnall (“Lex Luthor: The Unauthorized Biography,” “Harsh Realm”), Barbara Kesel (“Star Wars,” “Action Comics”), Kazu Kibuishi (“Flight,” “Copper”), Ethan Nicolle (“Chumble Spuzz,” “Axe Cop”), Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Superman/Batman”) and Judd Winick (“Batman and Robin,” “Power Girl”).

The creators will be on hand to meet fans, sign autographs and sketch. Many California-based artists will be in attendance as well.

The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are considered the “Oscars” of the comic book industry. Established in 1987, they are named for renowned cartoonist Will Eisner (creator of “The Spirit” and several award-winning graphic novels).

Anaheim Comic Con will bring together thousands of fans of all ages and dozens of celebrities and industry professionals to celebrate the best in pop culture, movies, comics, toys, video gaming, television, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Among the celebrities scheduled to attend are Tricia Helfer, Alaina Huffman, Harry Hamlin, Michael McMillian, John Schneider, Adam West, Burt Ward and Chase Masterson.

Anaheim Comic Con is the fourth stop on Wizard World’s 2011 North American tour, which to date has 13 events scheduled. Hours are Friday, April 29, 5-9 p.m., Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.. Tickets are available in advance online at www.wizardworld.com/anaheim.html at a savings over tickets purchased at the door. Advance adult single-day tickets are $25 ($35 on site); three-day weekend tickets are $45 ($55 on site), and tickets are free for children age 10 and under when accompanied by a paid adult (limit two children per adult). VIP packages with special entry and exclusive items are also available.

About Wizard World:
Wizard World is a producer of pop culture and multimedia conventions across North America that markets movies, TV shows, video games, technology, toys, social networking/gaming platforms, comic books and graphic novels. It has the rights to the names, marks, domains, customer lists and production rights for a portfolio of pop culture and multimedia conventions.

For the most recent event information please visit www.wizardworld.com and become an Anaheim Comic Con Fan on Facebook.

Florida Supercon (July 2011)

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Convention Florida Supercon
Convention Website http://www.floridasupercon.com
Start Date 07/01/2011 (UPDATED)
End Date 07/04/2011 (UPDATED)
About This Convention: FLORIDA SUPERCON: South Florida’s Comic Book, Anime, Animation, Video Game, Fantasy and Sci-Fi Convention returns July 1-4, 2011 to the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Convention Center in Miami, FL. 

Florida Supercon is a 3 day festival dedicated to Comic Books, Anime, Animation, Video Games, Fantasy and Sci-Fi featuring celebrity guests,comic book creators, voice actors, industry guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, panels, Q&A’s, films & shorts, costume & cosplay contests,vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more! 2011 will be the 6th annual Florida Supercon

Convention Guests Here are some of the guests that have already signed up for FSC 2011 

Comic Book Creators
Charlie Adlard
Ariel Olivetti
Jim McCann
Allen Bellman
Greg Horn
Joe Jusko
John Layman
Jose Delbo
Ken Lashley
Dennis Calero
Mike Perkins
Paul Gulacy
Brad Walker
Mark Sparacio
Tommy Castillo
Rob Hunter
Luis Diaz
Vinnie Tartamella
Terry Cronin
Austin Janowsky
Greg Kirkpatrick
Damion Hendricks
Manny Aguilera
Deleon Walters
Cayce Moyer

Voice Actors
Brittney Karbowski
Dana Snyder

Cosplay Guests
Pikmin Link
Outland Armour

PLUS: HUNDRED’S MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!!!

Venue Name Miami Mart Airport Convention Center
Venue Address 711 NW 72nd Ave
Miami, FL 33126
United States
Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables 150
Projected Attendance 8000
What category best describes your convention? Comic Books
What other categories might be appropriate for your convention? – Anime
– Collectibles
– Comic Books
– Gaming
– Horror
– Science Fiction and Fantasy

Get Radical at SDCC 2010 with Sam Worthington and Lots More

Via Radical Publishing:

The 2010 Radical Publishing Comic-Con Signing Schedule

The below takes place at the Radical Booth #3735!

Thursday, July 22nd
10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.
Rick Remender (The Last Days of American Crime)
Peter Milligan (After Dark)
Arvid Nelson (Oblivion)

12:30 P.M. to 1:30 P.M.
Jimmy Palmiotti (Time Bomb)
David Hine (Ryder on the Storm, FVZA)
Nick Percival (Legends)

2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Radical Publishing Panel
(Click here for panel details)

5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Special EARP: SAINTS FOR SINNERS signing
Creator, co-writer Matt Cirulnick
Co-writer M. Zachary Sherman
Artist Kyushik Shin

Friday, July 23rd
11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Jimmy Palmiotti (Time Bomb)
David Hine (Ryder on the Storm, FVZA)
Arvid Nelson (Oblivion)

3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Peter Milligan (After Dark)
Rick Remender (The Last Days of American Crime)
Keith Arem (Call of Duty series, Radical’s upcoming Exile)
Jimmy Palmiotti (Time Bomb)
Paul Gulacy (Time Bomb)

Saturday, July 24th
11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Special AFTER DARK signing
Co-creator Antoine Fuqua
(Director of Training Day and Brooklyn’s Finest)
Co-creator Wesley Snipes (Blade)
Writer Peter Milligan

1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Special OBLIVION signing
Creator Joseph Kosinski (Director of Tron: Legacy)
Writer Arvid Nelson

3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Special THE LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME signing
Producer and star Sam Worthington
(Avatar, Clash of the Titans)
Creator and Writer Rick Remender.

Special Damaged & Patriots signing
Creators Michael Schwarz and
John Schwarz (Full Clip Productions).

Sunday, July 25th
11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

David Hine (Ryder on the Storm, FVZA)
Nick Percival (Legends)
Jimmy Palmiotti (Time Bomb)
Paul Gulacy (Time Bomb)

Artist Portfolio Reviews
Radical Publishing Art Director Jeremy Berger will be reviewing artist portfolios in the Portfolio Review Room located inside the Sales Pavilion everyday from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

* All guests subject to availability

Florida Supercon Adds Guests and Launches New Website

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FLORIDA SUPERCON 2009
FSC LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND ADDS NEW GUESTS FOR JUNE 18-20, 2010 SHOW

Miami, FL – As the 5th annual Florida Supercon grows closer, dozens of exciting new guests have been added from the worlds of Comic Books, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi, Video Games, Horror, Comedy and more! In addition to the exciting new guests that have been added, a new website has been launched to support the event. The new website can be viewed at www.supercon.tv

Florida Supercon (FSC) returns to Miami for its 5th year as it takes over the entire Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Hotel and Convention Center. South Florida’s Comic Book, Anime, Animation, Video Game and Sci-Fi / Fantasy Festival is set for Friday, June 18 through Sunday, June 20, 2010.  The 5th FSC will be the largest yet, with almost 150,000 square feet of event space, plus more guest celebrities and artists than ever before!

Florida Supercon is a three day festival that includes celebrity guests, comic book publishers, artists, writers, vendors, Q&A’s, parties, costume contests, anime programming, cosplay, panels, photo shoots, live music, video games and more. The event kicks off at 12:00PM, Friday, June 18 and the fun continues almost around the clock until 6:00PM, Sunday, June 20.

Over 80 guests have already been announced for FSC 2010, and that number continues to grow every week. Some of the guests already lined up for FSC 2010 include:

Comic Book artists and writers such as Ariel Olivetti, Bill Sienkiewicz, Khoi Pham, Rafa Sandoval, Dennis Calero, Brad Walker, Paul Gulacy, Fred Van Lente, Filip Sablik, Georges Jeanty, Dick Giordano, Dustin Weaver, Steve Kurth, Shawn Crystal, Joe Jusko, Allen Bellman, Clayton Henry, Derec Donovan, Alex Saviuk, Pat Broderick, Rob Hunter, Greg “Dark One” Williams, Vinnie Tartamella, Dick Kulpa and more!

Anime and Animation voice actors like Troy Baker (Naruto, Code Geass), Richard Horvitz (Invader Zim), Larry Kenney (Thundercats), Brittney Karbowski (Xenosaga, Pani Poni Dash), Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen), Charles Fleischer (Roger Rabbit), Brad Kesten (Charlie Brown), Angela Lee-Sloan (Lucy in Peanuts), Stacy H. Tolkin (Sally in Peanuts) and more!

Legendary Filmmakers Lloyd Kaufman and Hershell Gordon Lewis.

Movie and TV Celebrities such as Tia Carrere (Wayne’s World, Relic Hunter), John Wesley Shipp (The Flash), Charles Fleischer (Back to the Future II), Julie McCullough (Growing Pains, The Blob), Louise Robey (Friday the 13th the series), Rebecca Staab (Fantastic Four), Michelle Lintel (The Black Scorpion), Sinn “Kizarny” Bodhi (WWE) and more!

Musical Guests like MC Frontalot, Robbed By A Flute, Sci-Fried, The Pursuit, Murderous Rampage and more!

Cosplay and Entertainment Guests such as the 3000 Brigade (Smash Bros. Show), Supercon Championship Wrestling, Wasabi Anime, Outland Armour and more!

Stand Up Comedy Guests like Lisa Corrao, The Revenge of the Nerds Comedy Show, Julie McCullough and more!

Additional guests can be found at on the Florida Supercon website at www.supercon.tv

This years FSC will have dedicated programming tracks for each of the genre’s being celebrated. Some of the amazing events include:

  • Q&A’s with most of our attending guests
  • Comic art portfolio reviews for aspiring artists
  • Fan panels for all aspects of the show (Comics, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi etc.)
  • Industry panels for breaking into Comics, Anime, Animation etc…
  • The FSC Costume Competition (with over $3,000 in cash and prizes)
  • The FSC Cosplay Skit Contest
  • Rumble Roses Cosplay Wrestling
  • The Otaku Insomnia Rave
  • Cosplay Deviant’s Hentai Cafe
  • Cosplay RockBand
  • Supercon Championship Wrestling’s “Supercon Mania!”
  • The Smash Brothers 3000 Super Show
  • Filmmaking workshops with Hershell Gordon Lewis
  • The FSC Film Festival
  • Live Musical Performances
  • Live stand up comedy
  • Over 100 video game stations
  • Video game tournaments
  • A 50,000 square feet exhibition room with over 300 booths and tables featuring vendors, celebrity guests, artists, filmmakers and exhibits.

Complete information on these and dozens of more events taking place all weekend can be found at www.supercon.tv

The convention hours of operation are:

FRIDAY, JUNE 18: 12:00PM – 2:00AM

SATURDAY, JUNE 19: 11:00AM – 2:00AM

SUNDAY, JUNE 20: 11:00AM – 6:00PM

THE DOUBLE TREE MIAMI AIRPORT HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER is located at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126. The Double Tree has over 150,000 square feet of total convention space to accommodate the growing attendance of Animation Supercon. Discounted room rates for convention are available. See our website www.supercon.tv for details.

OR – Wonder Woman Day IV Portland

October 23, 2009 by  
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WONDER WOMAN DAY IV – PORTLAND
Sunday, October 25, 2009 — 12noon-6pm — FREE
Excalibur Comics, 2444 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon
A part of national Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

An ALL AGES benefit and celebration for Domestic Violence shelters and Crisis Line!
Raphael House of PortlandBradley AnglePortland Womens Crisis Line

PORTLAND MAYOR SAM ADAMS HAS OFFICIALLY DECLARED
“WONDER WOMAN DAY” IN PORTLAND!



Wonder Woman Day IV - PortlandPORTLAND SPECIAL GUESTS SIGNING (with FREE Prints):
Gilbert Hernandez from noon-6pm (Love & Rockets, Luba, Palomar)!
Jaime Hernandez from noon-6pm (Love & Rockets, Penny Century, Locas I & II)!

Paul Gulacy from noon-3pm (Batman, Catwoman, Star Wars, 007, Master of Kung Fu)
Anne Timmons from noon-3pm (Go Girl!, Graphic Classics, Star Trek)!
Steve Dorris from noon-3pm (onsite caricatures of YOU as a super-hero)!

Gail Simone from 3-6pm (Wonder Woman, Birds of Prey, Welcome To Tranquility)!
Aaron Lopresti from 3-6pm (Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Excalibur, Ms Marvel)!
Ron Randall from 3-6pm (Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Outsiders, Star Wars, Trekker)!



PORTLAND SILENT ART AUCTION: (see more details below)
original Wonder Woman illustrations created and donated by top Comic Book, Comic Strip, and Animation Artists including
Past Wonder Woman Artists: Aaron Lopresti — Alex Ross — Ed Hannigan — Gary Frank — Karl Waller — Nicola Scott — Ramona Fradon

Plus A Host Of Superstar Artists: Aaron Felizmenio — Aaron McConnell — Alexandre Tso — Al Milgrom — Al Rio — Amy Pronovost — Andy Perez — Anne Timmons — Anthony Hochrein — Anthony Lee — Anthony Rizzo — Arie Monroe — Ariel Guzman — Arthur Reis — Beck Kramer — Ben Dunn — Bennett Pisek — Bob Prodor — Braulio Gregorio — Britton Walters — Carrie Cartwright — Cat Staggs — Celina Hernandez — Chris Giarrusso — Christian N. St. Pierre — Christopher Chamberlain — Claudio Pozas — Colleen Coover — Dan Schoening — Dan Thompson — Dane Ault — Daniel HDR — David Burton — David Newbold — Dennis Hart — Denise Vasquez — DJ Jackson — Diane Carroll — Don Perlin — Duanne Barbour — Dylan Williams — Ed Bickford — Elvis Moura — Emi Lenox — Erik Burnham — Ernest Jocson — Francisco Paronzini — Fred Hembeck — Gilbert Hernandez — Greg Moutafis — Guy Davis — Henrique Bittencourt — Heubert Khan Michael — Howard Bender — Ian Walker — Ibrahim Moustafa — J.A. Fludd — Jaime Hernandez — Jamal Igle — Janet Hetherington — Jay Leisten — Jeremy Alva — Jeremy Treece — Jesse Hamm — Jessica Hickman — Jonathan Lau — Jonathan Racimo — Jon Riggle — Jose Weingartner Jr — Josh Heusinkveld — Juan Fontanez Jr — Judith Hunt — Karen Krajenbrink — Karlton Hahn — Katie Cook — Keith Perkins — Keith Tucker — Kelly Everaert — Kevenn T Smith — Kevin Karstens — Knate Carter — Kristen McCabe — Lance Sawyer — Linda Chartier — Lynne Anderson — Mark Bloodworth — Mary Bellamy — Matt Grigsby — Maureen Gubia — Mauricio Dias — Max Bretschneider — Michael Duron — Michael T. Gilbert — Michael Troy — Mike Collins — Mike Murphy — Mike Pascale — Natalie Nourigat — Nathan Ohlendorf — Neil Vokes — Nicole Falk — Paul Gould — Paul Gulacy — Paul Taylor — Phil Nibbelink — Ray Caspio — Ray Johnson — Richard Howell — Rich Ellis — Rob Jones — Rob Kramer — Rock Barcellos — Rodney Buchemi — Rogerio DeSouza — Ron Chan — Ryan Kelly — Ryan Odagawa — Sarah Wilkinson — Scott Barnett — Scott Christian Sava — Scott Koblish — Scott Morse — Sean Chen — Sergio Calvet — Sina Grace — Stefano — Steve Dorris — Steve Howard — Terry Blas — Tim Fish — Todd Moniz of Thunder Road Laser Graphics — Tom Hodges — Tram Ngo — Tyler Richlen — Wattana — Wayne Moraghan !

* Fans can take photos with Real Live Super-Heroes & Heroines On-Site!
* See an exhibit of top Wonder Woman collectibles!
* Come dressed in a super-hero costume!

* Kid Friendly!

Door prizes and drawings (for charity) include items from:
Diamond Distributors / Diamond Select (limited and signed toys & action figures)
Hallmark Cards (artist-signed Wonder Woman Keepsake ornaments)
Tonner Dolls (Deluxe Wonder Woman doll)
Arby’s (Justice League “Paper Heroes” bobblehead toys)
Fantagraphics Books (Love & Rockets hardcovers)
Dark Horse Comics (miscellaneous trades and comics)

* Fliers and Poster designed by Richard J. Fowlks
* Scanning and Catalogue printing donated by Documart Printing
* Poster printing donated by John Trachtenberg at AdPrint
* Postcard printing partially donated by ColorMation
* 4×7 Store Banner donated by Sign Wizards
* matting and framing donated by Jason Jones and Lara Sydney Framing Gallery
* Wonder costume donated by Don Hood
* Wonder wig styling donated by Allen Fortuna of The Little Beauty Shop
* online PR help by Richard Caldwell

* Wonder Woman Day was created and is produced by best-selling author Andy Mangels

WA – March of Dimes Sketch Benefit

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Paul Gulacy, Clayton Crain, and many more appear on July 18th.

Paul Gulacy, Clayton Crain, and many more appear on July 18th.

BE A SUPER HERO FOR  BABIES! BENEFIT

SATURDAY JULY 18TH 11AM TO 7PM

PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE MARCH OF DIMES

ORIGINAL ART DONATED FROM MORE THAN 75 ARTISTS AND WRITERS IN THE COMIC INDUSTRY SILENT AUCTION WITH LOW MINIMUM BID, GREAT WAY TO ADD ORIGINAL ART TO YOUR COLLECTION!

ARTISTS IN ATTENDANCE DOING SKETCHES FOR DONATIONS:

Eisner Award Winner PAUL GULACY (Shang-Chi, Catwoman, Shanna the She-Devil, Star Wars: Crimson Empire) www.gulacy.com 

CLAYTON CRAIN (X-Force, Ghost Rider, Spectacular Spider-Man) www.claytoncrain.com

LAURIE B! http://artoflaurieb.blogspot.com/

JASON METCALF (Wrath of the Titans, upcoming Eternal Descent) http://jman-3h.deviantart.com/

KATHLEEN WEBB (Archie, Betty & Veronica) www.meezerkat.deviantart.com

RANDY KINTZ (Jason and the Argonauts,  Legend of Isis, Wrath of the Titans) http://rantz.deviantart.com/

BEN HANSEN (The Dependents, Emerald City Comicon Sketch Crew) http://1314.deviantart.com

LEVI SKEEN (The Dependents, Emerald City Comicon Sketch Crew) http://leviske.deviantart.com

GREG SCOTT BAILEY (Mocktales) www.mocktales.com

ALAN BENNETT( Johnny Vega, Pandora’s Garage) http://blackboxcomix.vpweb.com/

JASON ZACHARY POTT ( The Toxic Confessions of Johnny Morbid) www.myspace.com/neotrashcomix

ADAM WATSON (The Pauper, Ghost Assassin) http://seppukucomics.com/darkcom.html

TROY PARKE (Graphic Design Artist) www.tparke.com

KEITH CURTIS (Crater on the Moon) http://crateronthemoon.com/

TRAVIS BUNDY (Gods of the New Empire) www.thoughtboxcomics.com

TONY DELA CRUZ (Emerald City Sketch Crew)

AND MANY MORE!

Comic Evolution, 206 South Meridian, Puyallup, WA, 98371 

http://comic-evolution.com/

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