IDW Returns To WonderCon 2017 with Cast Appearances, Must-Have Exclusives & More

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IDW and WonderCon head to Anaheim, CA this weekend for the fan-favorite 3-day convention! Held at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 31st to April 2nd IDW will be set up all weekend long at booth #1109. In addition to big signings and essential panels throughout the weekend, IDW will also be hosting Traveling Stories at their booth, a San Diego-based nonprofit committed to spreading literacy through community engagement.

Be sure to stop by the IDW booth for all of your Convention Exclusive needs, as we’ll be stocked up on all of the must-have variant editions only available at the booth:

  • Batman/TMNT Adventures #5 Kevin Eastman B&W Variant – $10 each
  • Ghostbusters 101 #1 Con Exclusive Photo Variant – $10 each
  • Transformers vs. G.I. Joe Movie Adaptation Tom Scioli Variant – $10 each
  • Wynonna Earp “Deluxe Pack” of comics – $25 each
  • Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition Variant cover edition, signed & numbered by Joe Sinnott – $150 each
  • Ditko Unleashed special edition with slipcase and additional book (Ditko Index) – $120 each

Throughout the weekend come by for incredible signings featuring amazing talent including cast members from the smash-hit show Wynonna Earp, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator and guest of the show, Kevin Eastman!

Friday March 31st

1:00 – 2:00 Love is Love – Marc Andreyko, Chris Ryall, Nyambi Nyambi
2:00 – 3:00 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Arvind Ethan David, Chris Ryall
3:00 – 4:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles UniverseChris Mowry
3:30 – 4:30 InsufferableMark Waid
4:00 – 5:00 The Biggest Bang D.J. Kirkbride
5:00 – 6:00 Transformers – John Barber, Livio Ramondelli, Mairghread Scott
5:00 – 6:00 M.A.S.K. Brandon Easton
6:00 – 7:00 G.I. Joe Aubrey Sitterson
6:00 – 7:00 Star TrekScott Tipton

Saturday April 1st

10:00 – 11:00 Back To The FutureJohn Barber
10:00 – 11:00 Edward Scissorhands – Drew Rausch
11:00 – 12:00 Love is Love HOUR ONE Daniel Beals, Elsa CharretierChristos Gage, Sterling Gates, Marc Guggenheim
12: 00 – 1:00 Love is Love HOUR TWOAmanda Deibert, Cat StaggsJames Tynion IV, Joshua Yehl
1:00 – 3:00 Wynonna EarpKate Drummond, Tim Rozon, Alexandra Zarowny
3:00 – 4:00 Star Trek Mike Johnson, Ryan Parrott
3:00 – 4:00 ROM Christos Gage, Chris Ryall
4:00 – 5:00 The X-Files: Deviations Amy Chu, Cat Staggs
5:00 – 7:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Kevin Eastman, Tom WaltzBobby Curnow (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)

Sunday April 2nd

10:00 – 11:00 God Is Disappointed In YouMark Russell
11:00 – 12:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe – Chris Mowry
12:00 – 2:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Kevin Eastman, Tom WaltzBobby Curnow (*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
2:00 – 3:00 Powerpuff Girls Haley Mancini, Jake Goldman
3:00 – 4:00 Love is Love Marc Andreyko, Cecil Castellucci, Sina GraceNyambi Nyambi

And join us throughout the weekend at these panels!

FIND YOUR HERO with IDW PUBLISHING’s WonderCon panel! 
Friday, 3/31/17, 4:30p.m. – 5:30p.m., Room: 213
On the lookout for your new favorite comic? Want to hear what’s next from the company that publishes everything from Transformers to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Trek to Back to the Future? Then don’t miss this panel, where Chris Ryall, David Hedgecock, Sarah Gaydos, Aubrey Sitterson, Scott Tipton and some VERY special guests make you an insider.

IDW Entertainment Presents: Spotlight On Wynonna Earp
Saturday, 4/1/17, 11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m., Room: 208
The breakout hit of 2016 returns to WonderCon! Join the cast and crew of the show that Variety named one of 2016’s Best New Shows as they reveal what’s in store for season two!

IDW Portfolio Review
Saturday, 4/1/17, 1:00p.m. – 2:00p.m., Room: 206
An IDW editor will review your artwork and offer advice on your portfolio.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: A Shell of a Good Time Panel Bonanza
Saturday, 4/1/17, 3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m., Room: 213
The current TMNT brain trust of Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz and Bobby Curnow discuss the Turtles’ past, present and the threat from Dimension X looming in their future! Also announcing new creators and TMNT projects for 2017 and beyond!

IDW’s Archival Artbooks Panel
Saturday, 4/1/17, 5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m., Room: 208
IDW has been blazing the way in Archival collections, from Artist’s Editions to the Marvel Artist’s Select books and beyond! Join IDW’s Greg Goldstein, Chris Ryall, and Scott Dunbier, and more special guests to discuss what’s come so far and, most importantly, what’s coming next!

IDW’s Hey, Kids! (of All Ages) Comics Panel
Sunday, 4/2/17, 11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m., Room: 213
IDW is the home for the best comics for fans of all ages, from My Little Pony to Skylanders to Disney and the Ninja Turtles. Not only will there be free comics for kids but also fun, and insightful details on all of the many kids comics, courtesy of editors extraordinaire Sarah Gaydos and Bobby Curnow! And don’t forget kids, come with questions for the panel on how to make your VERY OWN COMICS!

From Wildstorm To Wonder Woman, DC Entertainment Presents Stellar Lineup of Guests & Panels at WonderCon 2017

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DC Entertainment descends on WonderCon with an expansive weekend schedule of talent appearances and panels. Beginning Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, at the Anaheim Convention Center, DC’s activities will include news on upcoming DC Universe Rebirth and DC’s Young Animal storylines, a 25th anniversary celebration of WildStorm, along with a can’t-miss signing appearance from Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins!

Revisit the WildStorm Universe with DC Publisher Jim Lee, along with fellow artists and writers, as they honor the seminal legacy with this retrospective celebration. Attendees will be treated to behind-the-scenes photos, stories, drawing demonstrations and a first look at new stories and art from THE WILDSTORM 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL out in August. The panel will also share news about the latest generation of WildStorm storytelling from the new pop-up imprint curated by Warren Ellis, placing these beloved characters into reimagined stories.

Saturday will be a celebration of all things Wonder Woman with exclusive booth giveaways, a Wonder Woman cosplay meet-up and photo opportunity in the DC booth at 2:30 pm, followed by a fan signing with Wonder Woman film director Patty Jenkins. The Warner Bros. Pictures action adventure film hits theaters June 2.

The booth will also host an ongoing schedule of signings featuring some of the best writers and artists in comics, including Jim Lee, Mariko Tamaki, James Tynion IV, and Gerard Way, alongside voice talent from the new animated original movie Teen Titans: The Judas Contract and popular series DC Super Hero Girls, Teen Titans Go!, and Justice League Action. Fans can also preview brand-new offerings from DC Collectibles, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and an up-close look at Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman costume.

Available for purchase at the Graphitti Designs booth (#1001) are WonderCon exclusive items including ALL-STAR BATMAN #8, BATWOMAN #1, HARLEY QUINN #16, BATMAN #19, DOOM PATROL #5, DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #8 and a t-shirt designed by Michael Cho.

DC’s WonderCon programming features must-attend panels showcasing bestselling series, iconic characters and DC Collectibles.  Panels include:

DC’S YOUNG ANIMAL
Friday, March 31, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Room: 300DE 

Featuring Eisner Award-winning writer and My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way (DOOM PATROL, CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE) and the writers and artists behind the groundbreaking series from the pop-up imprint DC’s Young Animal, the panel will feature Jon Rivera (CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE), Jody Houser (MOTHER PANIC), Cecil Castellucci (SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL) and more.

DC COLLECTIBLES
Friday, March 31, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Room: 207

Join the DC Collectibles crew, including the group’s Executive Director Jim Fletcher and super fan and DC All Access co-host Jason Inman, along with a few surprise guests, to get the latest news about the must-have action figures, statues, prop replicas, busts and more. Find out how they create and develop so many incredible products, and what’s coming up from DC Collectibles.

WILDSTORM 25th ANNIVERSARY
Saturday, April 1, 11:30 – 12:30 pm, Room: 300DE

Twenty-five years in the making and hosted by Jim Lee, this must-see panel will gather together WildStorm writers and artists, including Ryan Benjamin, Carlos D’Anda, Richard Friend, Mark Irwin, Dustin Nguyen, Alex Sinclair, and Scott Williams to discuss the imprint’s ongoing legacy.

DC ESSENTIAL
Saturday, April 1, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Room: 300DE

Moderated by DC All Access co-host Jason Inman, DC Essential celebrates the world of DC and its iconic characters. With its in-depth discussion about the most beloved Super Heroes in pop culture, the panel features Marv Wolfman, Phil Jimenez, Shawna Benson, Julie Benson, Marc Andreyko, and Sterling Gates.

DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH
Saturday, April 1, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Room: 300DE

Filled with hope and optimism, engaging storylines and dynamic characters, fans can dive into DC’s blockbuster Rebirth line from the talented writers and artists bringing these stories to life, including Chad Hardin, Phil Jimenez, Danny Miki, Shawna Benson, Julie Benson, Sam Humphries, James Tynion IV, and John Semper, Jr.

ART MASTERS: DRAWING DC
Sunday, April 2, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Room: 210

Home to some of the most talented artists working in comics today, panelists including Bernard Chang, Tyler Kirkham, and Chad Hardin will offer a unique look into their visual approach in shaping some of DC’s most celebrated series.

DC’s booth (#1101) at WonderCon will also host an ongoing schedule of talent signings including:

Friday, March 31, 2017

Alex Sinclair (DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE)

Cecil Castellucci (SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL)

*Gerard Way (YOUNG ANIMAL)

*Jim Lee (SUICIDE SQUAD)

Jody Houser (MOTHER PANIC)

John Semper, Jr. (CYBORG)

Jon Rivera (CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE)

Julie and Shawna Benson (BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY)

Mariko Tamaki (SUPERGIRL BEING SUPER)

Mark Russell (THE FLINTSTONES)

Phil Jimenez (SUPERWOMAN)

Sam Humphries (GREEN LANTERNS)

*Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Voice Actors

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Alex Sinclair (DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE)

Bernard Chang (NEW SUPER-MAN, BATMAN BEYOND)

Cecil Castellucci (SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL)

Chad Hardin (HARLEY QUINN)

Danny Miki (BATMAN)

*Gerard Way (YOUNG ANIMAL)

James Tynion IV (DETECTIVE COMICS)

*Jim Lee (SUICIDE SQUAD)

Jody Houser (MOTHER PANIC)

John Semper, Jr. (CYBORG)

Jon Rivera (CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE)

Julie and Shawna Benson (BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY)

Marguerite Sauvage (DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS)

*Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman Director)

Phil Jimenez (SUPERWOMAN)

Sam Humphries (GREEN LANTERNS)

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Chad Hardin (HARLEY QUINN)

*DC Super Hero Girls Voice Actors

*Justice League Action Voice Actors

Mark Russell (THE FLINTSTONES)

Marv Wolfman (THE NEW TEEN TITANS)

Sam Humphries (GREEN LANTERNS)

*Teen Titans Go! Voice Actors

* denotes a wristband is required

Wristbands will be required for select signings in the DC booth. Fans must visit Hall D each morning for more details on how to participate in the ticket drawing.

Download the new DC All Access mobile app for a complete list of panels, behind-the-scenes coverage and in-depth interviews directly from DC’s web series, DC All Access. The app is available for free at the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

OK – Speeding Bullet Comics 18th Anniversary

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Writer Sterling Gates and writer/artist Dorshak Bloch appear at Speeding Bullet Comics for an exclusive signing event from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday June 18, 2016 to celebrate the shop’s 18th anniversary.

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Speeding Bullet Comics
614 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071
(405) 360-6866

CA – FCBD: Spectrum Signing

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Alan Tudyk, PJ Haarsma, and Shannon Eric Denton sign the comic Spectrum #0 from the web-series Con Man at Earth-2 Comics on Saturday May 7, 2016 from 4:30 PM till 5:30 PM for Free Comic Book Day!

Note: Alan, PJ, and Shannon will only be signing the Free Comic Book Day Spectrum Issue #0. So please refrain from bringing other items to sign to make sure there is time to sign everyone’s Spectrum Comic! Thanks!

**UPDATE**

Shea Fontana (DC Superhero Girls Writer), Sterling Gates (Adventures of Supergirl Writer) and Cat Staggs (Adventures of Supergirl, Wonder Woman ’77  artist) sign from 11:00 AM till 1:00 PM.

Ryan Benjamin (Suicide Squad New 52 Cover Artist,  Batman Beyond) and Adam Glass (writer Suicide Squad New 52, Rough Riders, Supernatural TV Series) sign from 1:00 till 3:00 PM.

Sebastian Kadelcik and John Bring (Creators of Penguins vs Possums) sign from 2:00 till 4:00 PM.

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Earth-2 Comics
15017 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(818) 386-9590

CA – Flash: Season Zero #12 Signing

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Writer Sterling Gates (World’s Finest, Supergirl, Justice League of America) appears at Earth-2 Comics on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 6:00 PM to sign FLASH SEASON ZERO #12!

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Earth-2 Comics
15017 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(818) 386-9590

OK – Sterling Gates Signs

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Comics writer Sterling Gates will sign his books from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan 18, at Speeding Bullet Comics

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Speeding Bullet Comics
614 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071

CA – Villains Month Signing

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Marv Wolfman, Sterling Gates, and Brian Buccellato sign at Beach Ball Comics on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm!

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Beach Ball Comics
3024 W Ball Rd Ste G, Anaheim, CA 92804

CA – Action Comics/Vibe Launch Party

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Writers Scott Lobdell and Sterling Gates sign at Phat Collectibles on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm.

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Join us in celebrating Scott Lobdell’s take over of the entire Superman Universe. Scott will be here to sign your copy of Action Comics #22 and discuss all things Superman! Plus Sterling Gates has taken the reigns of JLA Vibe and he’ll tell you why Vibe may end up being the most important character in the new 52!

Phat Collectibles
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804

OK – Posthuman Project Signing

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Writer Sterling Gates signs at Speeding Bullet Comics on Saturday June 15, 2013 from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

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Celebrate “Man of Steel” as Oklahoma native Sterling Gates, writer of Superman comics, debuts his latest project at Speeding Bullet Comics: “The Posthuman Project” comic book! Sterling will also sign the latest issues of “Justice League’s Vibe” and his many other projects!

Speeding Bullet Comics
614 N Porter Ave, Norman,OK,73071

CA – Free Comic Book Day 2012

Philip Tan, Sterling Gates, Bernard Chang, Dan Panosian, and many more sign on Saturday May 5, 2012 or Free Comic Book Day!

List of Talents and Events:

– PHILIP TAN (DC Comics: Savage Hawkman, He-Man & Masters of Universe)

– STERLING GATES (DC Comics: Hawk & Dove, Flashpoint Kid Flash)

– DAN PANOSIAN (DC Comics/Image: GI Combat, Conan)

– BERNARD CHANG (DC Comics: Demon Knights)

– VINCE HERNANDEZ (Aspen Comics: Fathom Kiani)

– DANNY MIKI (Marvel/Crimelab Syndicate: Avengers Assemble, Fearless, Incredible Hulk)

– ALLEN MARTINEZ (Marvel/Crimelab Syndicate: Hulk, X-Men Legacy, Iron Man Legacy)

– DEAN WHITE (Marvel: Kick Ass, Uncanny X-Force)

– RICHARD ISANOVE (Marvel: Dark Tower)

– MARCO GALLI (Marvel/Crimelab Syndicate: Venom, Artifacts, Forgotten Realms)

– MICHAEL ALAN NELSON (Boom Studios: Valen Outcast, 28 Days Later)

– CHRIS “DOC” WYATT (Arcana: Creepsville -coming soon)

– SHAWN DePASQUALE (Arcana: Space, MN graphic novel)

– ERIK HENDRIX (Arcana: SideShows Graphic Novel)

– JOHN NARCOMEY (Draw Hard Comics: Dust, Smart Bullets)

– JAMES NINNESS (Semantink: Dust, Mythoi, The Undergrounds)

– JOE PEZZULA (Semantink: Sim-I, The Undergrounds)

– MICHAEL FOUNTAIN (Semantink: Drace Grey, The Undergrounds)

– DANIEL TOUCHET (Semantink: Sim-I, The Undergrounds)

– MARCEL LOSADA (Semantink: The Undergrounds)

– JULIAN AGUILERA (Coat of Arms Comics: Blackbeard, Jurassic Strike Force)

– KI KIM (Crimelab Syndicate)

– AJ HERRERA (Forbidden Panel: ZKS)

– JUSTIN WHITE (Forbidden Panel: ZKS)

– DANIEL WHITFIELD (Forbidden Panel: The Plagued)

– CAMILLE ALARAS (Forbidden Panel: The Plagued)

– JR LOPEZ (Forbidden Panel: El Super Maximo)

– LOU GUEVARA (Forbidden Panel: Blackjack Slappers)

– APOSCAR CRUZ (W3RKSHOP) www.w3rkshop.com

– JIMMY PURCELL (Been Better Comic) www.beenbettercomic.com

– KIRK KUSHIN (Forcewerks: OZopolis)

– DAN MENDOZA (Toxiccandie) www.zombiegirl

– ZEN (HCMP) www.hiconmedia.com

– DANI DIXON (Tumbleweed Press: M.I.S.//ing)

– STEPHANIE LESNIAK (Scraps Pictures: Blazin Brandy)

– ROBERT ZAILO (Local Artist)

– ART LOPEZ (Arte Cabalturo: Mexican American Tribal Pop Art)

– GRIM KING (Local Artist: Fantasy and SciFi Art)

– AUBREY MIRANDA (Local Artist)

– GEO BRAWN (Brawn Graphix Designs: Everdance)

 

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