Scene on the Web Weekly: November 11-17, 2013

November 15, 2013 by  
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WonderCon sets their 2014 dates, Maleficent gets a trailer, and lots and lots of cosplay in this week’s Scene on the Web.

Scene on the Web Weekly: April 29 – May 5, 2013

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Mattel and NECA preview some SDCC exclusives, we get a look at the Pacific Rim footage from WonderCon, Some geeky girls get fed up and angry, and lots more.

Scene on the Web Weekly: April 29 – May 5, 2013

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Scene and Heard: The cast of Revolution talk at Wondercon 2013

April 15, 2013 by  
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The cast of the NBC show Revolution, including Daniella Alonso, Zak Orth, David Lyons, Tracy Spiridakos, Elizabeth Mitchell, Billy Burke, and co executive producer and writer on the show David Rambo spoke at Wondercon 2013, and Convention Scene’s own Richard Oh was there.

Wondercon 2013 Con Report!

On March 29-31, 2013, Anaheim was home to Wondercon 2013! With the decision to keep Wondercon in Anaheim this year, I couldn’t help but wonder if this was a permanent move. The numbers seem to support that decision, with record numbers attending the show, backing with CCI’s reputation of entertaining fans with celebrities, comic book superstars, and amazing vendors! In addition, it’s proximity to Disneyland is always a big plus for any guy wanting to entertain the whole family.

The show floor was bigger this year, almost replicating the 2 show floor model that ECCC used this year. Also, the huge convention center dome was used to house movie and TV stars to promote their latest works. It was definitely a well run show, and this reporter definitely had a great time talking to fans, artists, and celebrities. Wondercon definitely put on a great show, and whether it’s in Anaheim or San Francisco, and I can’t wait for next year!

Now, on to the amazing things I got to see at the show:

Welcome to Wondercon 2013!

My first stop: joining the long line of fans for the Wondercon exclusives of Mondo!

Ron Lim signing some Thanos related books in Artist Alley.

Jim Steranko signing some Nick Fury books at his booth.

Admiring the beautiful Arrow statue on display at the DC booth…


And then bumping into some fans on the show floor.


The awesome display at the Oblivion booth.

And a Rocketeer behind the banner posing for fans.

Shredder and Deadpool yelling and random people on the floor. Instant comedy.

Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld sketching for fans all weekend.

Kristin Kreuk posing for photographers at Wondercon for Beauty and the Beast!

A Superman fan dressed up for the premiere for Superman Unbound.

Batman rogues running amuck at Wondercon.

Scott Snyder, Jim Lee, and Alex Sinclair, signing at the DC booth at the end of the day.

Marc Silvestri sketching for fans all weekend on his birthday!

Stan Lee came by and wishing Marc a happy birthday!

An amazing Witchblade cosplayer delighting Marc and his fans!

Excited fans waiting in line for Pac Rim.

I got to meet the talented artist Ethan Castillo in the Dan Slott line! Here’s a piece that was inspired by Humberto Ramos.

Dan Slott showing Scott Snyder some love at his signing.

The cast of Revolution sharing a laugh at Wondercon.

Mark Waid talking to the Boom Studios crew.

Humberto Ramos working on a commission at Wondercon.

The crowd waiting for Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing panel.

Joss Whedon and the Much Ado about Nothing cast at their Sunday morning panel.

Olly Moss and Mike Mitchell signing at the Mondo booth!

The Arrow cast pose for pictures at Wondercon!

Packed house, even on Easter Sunday!

Speaking of Easter, only Wondercon can get zombie Jesus and PSY together.

And now, onto some more cosplay pictures.

Cute dogs get so much love.

Ghost Rider judging attendees.

C is for cookie (and comics)!

Yoshi and Mario hanging out on the show floor.


Rocky VII?

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man!

An awesome paper Mario.

The best Guy Gardner costume I’ve ever seen.

One. Punch.


The coolest spot at Wonder Con.


The couples that cosplay together, stay together.

He-Man and She-Ra!

Cyclops and Jean Grey!

Spidey and Deadpool teamup!

Don’t get on the list! Don’t miss out on Wondercon next year!

Scene on the Web: WonderCon 2013

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Cosplay, celebrities, and more. Photos, reports, and videos as we find them. Keep coming back or submit your own links.

Scene on the Web: WonderCon 2013

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Dark Horse Schedule for WonderCon 2013

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Dark Horse Comics has announced their booth signing and panel schedule for WonderCon 2013! Free comics and/or prints with each signing while supplies last.

Tickets for signings at the Dark Horse booth (#819) will be distributed from the opening of WonderCon on Friday, March 29. Please note that lines may be capped or tickets issued for any signing as needed. Inquire about your favorite signings as early as possible. Some restrictions apply. All events are subject to change.



12:00 p.m. BEANWORLD signing with creator Larry Marder

Free Beanworld action figures and sketch cards


2:00 p.m. CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT signing with writer Josh Williamson

Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Felipe Massafera


3:00 p.m. AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER signing with writer Gene Yang


Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Gurihiru


5:00 p.m. STAR WARS: DAWN OF THE JEDI signing with inker Dan Parsons

Free Dawn of the Jedi #1 while supplies last


6:00 p.m. USAGI YOJIMBO/47 RONIN signing with creator Stan Sakai

Free 47 Ronin #1

Check out the Usagi Yojimbo: Way of the Ronin iOS game



10:00 a.m. HUSBANDS signing with cocreators Jane Espenson and Brad Bell

Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Ron Chan


11:00 a.m. NUMBER 13 signing with artist/writer Robert Love and writer David Walker

Free Number 13 comic


12:00 p.m. AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER signing with writer Gene Yang


Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Gurihiru


1:00 p.m. X signing with artist Eric Nguyen

Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Eric Nguyen


2:00 p.m. BUFFYVERSE signing with artist Georges Jeanty, writer Andrew Chambliss (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and writer Christos Gage (Angel & Faith)

Free Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 and Angel & Faith comics, Angel and Spike buttons, and Whedonverse wristbands


3:00 p.m. STAR WARS signing with artist Carlos D’Anda and colorist Gabe Eltaeb


Free 5.5” x 8.5” print featuring art by Carlos D’Anda and Gabe Eltaeb from the upcoming Star Wars #4 issue


4:30 p.m. MIND MGMT signing with creator Matt Kindt

Free 11” x 17” MIND MGMT print



10:00 a.m. THE ART OF REMEMBER ME signing with DONTNOD art director Aleksi Briclot, DONTNOD creative director Jean-Max Moris, and Capcom producer Mat Hart

Free 11” x 17” The Art of Remember Me print


12:00 p.m. STAR WARS: DARK TIMES signing with writer Randy Stradley

Free Star Wars: Dark Times—Fire Carrier #1


1:00 p.m. THE LAST OF US signing with Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann

Free 11” x 17” print featuring art by Julián Totino Tedesco from the upcoming comic The Last of Us: American Dreams


3:30 p.m. STAR WARS: LEGACY VOLUME II signing with writer/artist Gabriel Hardman and writer Corinna Bechko

TICKETED EVENT * Limit five comics per person




12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Avatar: The Search for Zuko’s Mom, Room 208AB



1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Comics Arts Conference Session: Focus on Matt Kindt, Room 210BCD

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Buffy Season 9: The Final Arc! Room 207BCD



1:00 p.m. Spotlight on Jane Espenson with Brad Bell, Room 207

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Star Wars Comics in 2013! Room 207 BCD

Archaia Schedule for WonderCon 2013

March 27, 2013 by  
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Press Release:

Archaia will be exhibiting at WonderCon Anaheim 2013 in Anaheim, Calif. during the weekend of March 29-31. You can find us at Booth 609! Confirmed Archaia creators in attendance include:

Chris Northrop (writer: the upcoming The Reason for Dragons)
F.J. DeSanto (writer: Immortals: Gods and Heroes, the upcoming Cyborg 009)
Khang Le (creator and story: HAWKEN: GENESIS)
Moro Rogers (writer/artist: City in the Desert)
R.J. Ryan (writer: Syndrome, the upcoming The Joyners in 3D)
Saurav Mohapatra (writer: the upcoming Mumbai Confidential)
Tom Pinchuk (writer: Hybrid Bastards!)
John Chandler (writer/artist: The Skrumps)
Sam Humphries (writer: Fraggle Rock)
Paul Morrissey (writer: Fraggle Rock)
Heather Nuhfer (writer: Fraggle Rock)

We will also be presenting a panel during WonderCon. Please join us!

Saturday, March 30, 11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m., Room 208AB Archaia Presents: Writing for Comics – Writing a script for comic books and graphic novels is not unlike writing one for a film or TV show, but there are marked differences. Telling an artist to “go crazy” on a panel isn’t always the best option. What are some of the things aspiring comic book writers should know, and what are some resources they have available to them? Join a lively discussion with Archaia graphic novelists R.J. Ryan (Syndrome, The Joyners in 3D), Chris Northrop (The Reason for Dragons), Saurav Mohapatra (Mumbai Confidential, Devi), F.J. DeSanto (Immortals: Gods and Heroes, Cyborg 009), Mike Kennedy (Bleedout, Star Wars), and Tom Pinchuk (Hybrid Bastards!) as they talk about their experiences and give their advice on how you can write a really great comic script!

Signing Schedule at the Archaia Booth (#609) (Signing times are subject to change. Please check the Archaia booth for updates.)

FRIDAY, March 29 12-1pm Paul Morrissey and Heather Nuhfer (Fraggle Rock) 1-2pm John Chandler (The Skrumps) 2-3pm Moro Rogers (City in the Desert) 3-4pm R.J. Ryan (Syndrome, The Joyners in 3D) 4-5pm Saurav Mohapatra (Mumbai Confidential) 5-6pm Tom Pinchuk (Hybrid Bastards!) 6-7pm John Chandler (The Skrumps)

SATURDAY, March 30 11am-12pm  Moro Rogers (City in the Desert) 12-1pm  John Chandler (The Skrumps) 1-2pm Khang Le (HAWKEN: GENESIS) 2-3pm Chris Northrop (The Reason for Dragons) 3-4pm Saurav Mohapatra (Mumbai Confidential) 4-5pm F.J. DeSanto (Immortals: Gods and Heroes, Cyborg oo9) 5-6pm Sam Humphries, Fraggle Rock 6-7pm Tom Pinchuk (Hybrid Bastards!)

SUNDAY, March 31 12-1pm  Paul Morrissey and Heather Nuhfer (Fraggle Rock) 3-4pm  Moro Rogers (City in the Desert) 4-5pm  Paul Morrissey and Heather Nuhfer (Fraggle Rock)

DC Villains Documentary Announced; Fans at WonderCon 2013 Invited to Participate

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Press Release:


“Behind every great hero, there are a whole lot of villains.” – Geoff Johns



DC ComicsBURBANK, CA (March 26, 2013) – The Joker, Bane, Deathstroke, Darkseid and Lex Luthor — the scariest and most menacing villains in DC Comics’ universe — take center stage in a brand new full-length documentary from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) and DC Entertainment (DCE). The joint announcement was made today by WBHE and DCE.

Christopher Lee, who has played the villain more times than almost any other actor, will provide his unique voice as narrator. His roles in more than 200 films include star turns as Dracula, the Mummy and Frankenstein’s monster in Hammer horror classics, Count Dooku in Star Wars, and Saruman in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit films.

In this new documentary film, the malevolent, sometimes charismatic figures from DC Comics’ hallowed rogues’ gallery will be explored in depth, featuring interviews with the famed creators, storytellers and those who have crafted the personalities and profiles of many of the most notorious villains in comic book history.

Production begins March 30, to coincide with WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center March 29-31.

Noted Geoff Johns, best-selling author and DCE’s Chief Creative Officer, “DC Comics is known for many things, but chief among them is the compelling, diverse and legendary society of super-villains who populate its universe. From the monstrous Solomon Grundy to the brutal Black Adam to the charismatic Sinestro, there is no single greater collection of villainy in all of fiction. These villains are hugely popular comic book characters in their own right and, quite honestly, many are often times more popular than some of our iconic super heroes.”

Jeff Baker, WBHE’s Executive Vice President and General Manager, Theatrical Catalog, added “The DC brand is enjoying a huge resurgence thanks to the entire leadership team at DC Entertainment which is driving opportunities not only for new theatrical properties, but for brand extensions as well. This new documentary will reinforce this evolving strategy and leverage DC assets across the entire studio landscape.”

Johns also reiterated that this year’s initiative will be a turning point for DCE. “It’s time we deconstruct these complex and sinister antagonists and celebrate the role they play as the engine and energy of some of the greatest storytelling in comics. 2013 is the Year of the Villain at DC Comics.”

On Saturday, March 30th, fans attending WonderCon are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite DC Comics’ villain for an opportunity to be featured in the documentary Fans can join DCE at WonderCon at booth 801 with filming to take place Saturday from 10:30am – Noon. To find out more about where and what time to meet in the WonderCon DC Entertainment booth, keep checking the DC Comics Facebook ( and Twitter sites (@DCComics).

Participation in upcoming ‘cons’ (Comic-Con International: San Diego and New York Comic Con) is anticipated, with a full release scheduled for later in the year. ­­­­­­

IDW Announces Programming & Exclusives for WonderCon 2013

March 27, 2013 by  
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Press Release:

IDW Publishing is pleased to announce a packed slate of panels, signings, and exclusive items being offered at this year’s  WonderCon, being held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA from March 29-31.  IDW can be found at Booth #709 all weekend long, selling books, giving out high fives, and trying not to disrupt surrounding booths with the blinding light of their awesomeness.

Signing Schedule – Booth #709
Friday March 29th
1:00 – 2:00 Godzilla – Chris Mowry
2:00 – 3:00 The Colonized, Zombies vs Robots, Kiss – Chris Ryall
3:00 – 4:00 My Little Pony – Amy Mebberson, Heather Nuhfer, Tony Fleecs (Check out the Wonder Con Exclusive My Little Pony Comic!)
4:00 – 5:00 Star Trek: TNG/Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time – Scott Tipton, David Tipton
5:00 – 6:00 Adventures of Augusta Wind – J.M. DeMatteis
6:00 – 7:00 The Crow: Death and Rebirth – John Shirley

Saturday March 30th
11:00 – 12:00 The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom – Mark Waid
11:00 – 12:00 Artist’s Edition Meet & Greet! – Scott Dunbier & Guests
2:00 – 3:00 My Little Pony – Amy Mebberson, Heather Nuhfer, Tony Fleecs (Check out the Wonder Con Exclusive My Little Pony Comic!)
3:00 – 4:00 Star Trek: Countdown Into Darkness, Star Trek Ongoing – Mike Johnson
4:00 – 5:00 Transformers “Jam” Signing – John Barber, Livio Ramondelli, Mairghread Scott, Chris Metzen, Flint Dille
5:00 – 6:00 G.I. JOE: Cobra Files – Mike Costa

Sunday March 31st
12:00 – 1:00 Star Trek: TNG/Doctor Who, Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time – Scott Tipton, David Tipton
1:00 – 2:00 Transformers “Jam” Signing – John Barber, Livio Ramondelli, Mairghread Scott
2:00 – 3:00 Love and Capes – Thom Zahler

Convention Exclusives
Will Eisner’s The Spirit Artist’s Edition: Limited, Signed & Numbered – $300.00
Gil Kane’s Amazing Spider-Man: Limited, Signed & Numbered – $250.00 (Signed by Stan Lee, John Romita, Gerry Conway, and Roy Thomas!)
Dave Stevens’ Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition: Limited – $125.00
MAD Artist’s Edition: Limited – $175.00
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ultimate Collection, Vol. 4: Limited Edition – $50.00
My Little Pony #6 Convention Variant Cover – $10.00
Transformers Spotlight: Bumblebee: Convention Variant Cover – $5.00

Panel Schedule
Friday, March 29th
5:30–6:30 IDW: Spotlight on Artist’s Editions!
The IDW Artist’s Edition Panel this year will include several announcements of upcoming books, including one with a surprise guest star in attendance! Senior Editor Scott Dunbier will be on hand to talk about all things Artist’s Edition related and will have several cool prizes for lucky attendees–Hoo Hah! Room 208B

Saturday, March 30th
12:30-1:30 IDW: The Big Panel!
Join Chief Creative Officer and Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall and VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, along with a cavalcade of IDW creators, past, present and future…including Scott Dunbier, John Barber and Star Trek scribe Mike Johnson! Announcements, prizes, Q&A, semi-professional wrestling, and more! Room 208B

Sunday, March 31st
2:30-3:30 IDW: Behind the Hasbro Titles
Join Editor John Barber along with a veritable who’s who of creators on all your favorite Hasbro books! Mike Costa of G.I. JOE fame! Mairghread Scott, Livio Ramondelli, and more from Transformers! Amy Mebberson and Heather Nuhfer from My Little Pony! Announcements and inside info you won’t believe! Room 208B

About IDW

IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Toho’s Godzilla; and comics and trade collections based on novels by worldwide bestselling author, James Patterson. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints; Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.

IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Warner Brothers and Barry Sonnenfeld are attached to adapt LORE into a feature film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, with Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.

WonderCon to Remain in Anaheim for 2013; Special Guests Include Dean Koontz, Marjorie Liu, Doug Mahnke, Etc.

November 13, 2012 by  
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Comic-Con posted the following announcement to their website concerning WonderCon 2013:

WonderCon Anaheim logoAs many of you are aware, it has been our hope to return to San Francisco for WonderCon 2013.

We have been waiting for information on the availability of the Moscone Center and were just officially offered dates, though they were for the fall.

However, those dates coincide with another very large city wide event, and this has resulted in some unavoidable conflicts. Among them hotel room blocks we explored near, and not so near, the Moscone Center started at $300 per night.

This, along with the expected difficulty of exhibitors and attendees in securing airfare for those outside of driving distance of San Francisco for that weekend, has resulted in us not being able to secure San Francisco as a location for WonderCon in 2013.

However, because we knew there was a possibility of not being able to return to San Francisco, we have scheduled WonderCon: Anaheim to be held March 29-31, 2013. Hopefully we will be able to return WonderCon to San Francisco sometime soon.

And here is some additional information:

Comic-Con International Presents WonderCon Anaheim

March 29-31, 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center

WonderCon returns to the Anaheim Convention Center Easter weekend, March 29-31, for three big days of comics and popular arts fun! After a very successful first event in Anaheim in the spring of 2012, WonderCon Anaheim 2013 will include a giant Exhibit Hall (this year in Halls A and B of the Convention Center), multiple programming tracks, plus the Masquerade, Anime, Games, and much more.

Early details on the event include ten special guests who have been confirmed for the March show: Dean Koontz (author, Odd Thomas series, Frankenstein series), Marjorie Liu (writer, Astonishing X-Men), Doug Mahnke (artist, Green Lantern), Ann Nocenti (writer, Green Arrow, Katana), Jason Palmer (artist/illustrator, Indiana Jones Blu-ray set, Serenity, Star Wars), Dan Slott (writer, Superior Spider-Man), Jeff Smith (cartoonist, Bone, RASL), Steranko (writer/artist, Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.), and WonderCon friends cartoonist Sergio Aragonés and writer Mark Evanier. (More guests are coming soon…check back for details!)

You Can Exhibit at WonderCon Anaheim 2013!

WonderCon Anaheim offers exhibitors — including retailers, publishers, artists, and other creative folk — a number of opportunities to showcase their work and product at the event. Booths and table space are available. Click here to download the WonderCon Anaheim 2013 Exhibitor Application.

More information is coming soon about WonderCon Anaheim 2013. Check back for info regarding hotel reservations, additional special guests, badge sales, and more. Bring the family and spend Easter weekend at WonderCon Anaheim right next door to the Walt Disney Theme Parks!

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