Scene on the Web: HeroesCon Preview

June 19, 2009 by  
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HeroesCon 2009Heroes Convention, or HeroesCon for short, kicks off today in Charlotte, North Carolina, and here’s a quick roundup of some of the links and talk about it on the web.

The complete event schedule is available as well as a list of where the various guests are appearing at the show.

To give you an idea of what to expect, The Comics Reporter talks about Ten Things I Liked About Heroes Con last year. Robot 6 @ CBR provides a preview, and Creative Loafing gives Ten reasons why HeroesCon 2009 will rock.

C.B. Cebulski at table #711 in Artists Alley selling, signing and reviewing portfolios but will also take part in a few panels.

Archie Comics will have some creators at the show including Jim Amash, Tereas Davidson, Ian Flynn, Joe Staton, and John Workman.

Don’t forget that, according to Blog@Newsarama, AdHouse will be offering a preview of the third volume of artist James Jean’s art book series Process Recess.

Matt Kindt is planning on doing a lot of commissions at the show as well as a panel.

Jason Latour will be at Booth 630/729 or the 12 Gauge Booth with sketchbooks and doing sketches.

Wide Awake Press is going to have a lot of new stuff at the show.

Chris Schweizer will be doing free sketches, selling inked drawings, and participating in a couple of panels.

Kim Feigenbaum will have prints and a sketchbook for sale and will be taking commissions – table SP – 340.

Zack Kruse of Mystery Solved! will be sharing table #SP 638 with Dave Wachter.

Via Twitter:

  • @deantrippe Packing for HeroesCon! I will be on Indie Island all weekend!
  • @mattfraction i’ll have…complete print-outs of UNCANNY 512 and X-MEN/DARK AVENGERS: UTOPIA at my table all weekend #heroescon
  • @redmoongn http://twitpic.com/7rl33 – What Heroescon looks like the day before and completely empty. Here’s the view from our table.

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