Dark Horse Makes Its Way To San Diego Comic-con
Visit Dark Horse Comics at San Diego Comic-Con to meet some of your favourite creators and get your hands on some free swag, such as comics, pins, posters, and more! Get colourin’ on our communal coloring wall! The wall will feature pages from the #DHColors Coloring Book line! Canvases will vary throughout the show, featuring pages from The Witcher: Adult Coloring Book, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, Steven Universe Coloring Book Volume 1, Jurassic Park Coloring Book, and Jurassic World Coloring Book. Stay tuned for more details on BioWare’s presence in the Dark Horse booth.
Dark Horse Direct will have a display with exciting upcoming products in the Dark Horse booth. Check it out after your favourite signing!
We’ll also have a variety of Dark Horse comics, graphic novels, art books, and collectibles for sale in our booth.
SDCC 2019 PANEL SCHEDULE
Please join us at the panels below, brought to you by Dark Horse Comics and friends! Please visit http://www.comic-con.org/cci/programming-schedule for more panels featuring Dark Horse creators and guidelines for attending panels.
THURSDAY, JULY 18
Peeling Back the Layers: The Process of Bringing a Comic to Life11:00a.m.–12:00p.m.Room: 23ABC Panelists: Carlos Giffoni, Phillip Sevy, Gabriel Bá, Fábio Moon
It takes a team of talented individuals to bring a comic book to life. Join Dark Horse and a panel of writers, artists, colorists, and letterers whose creativity and hard work produce the best comics on the shelves. Dark Horse would like to peel back the layers on the work of comics’ unsung heroes and celebrate their contributions to our beloved art form. Working in Comics: The Folks Behind-the-Scenes5:00p.m.–6:00p.m.Room: 23ABCPanelists: Sarah Gaydos, Shing Yin Khor, Cara O’Neil, Chloe Ramos-Peterson, Michele Wells, Nancy Spears
Do you love comics? Have you always dreamed of working in the industry? Join Sarah Gaydos, Editor in Chief at Oni Press; Shing Yin Khor, multi-media artist and Kickstarter Thought Leader; Cara O’Neil, Social Media Strategist at Dark Horse Comics; Chloe Ramos-Peterson, the Library Market Sales Representative at Image Comics; Nancy Spears, Vice President of Sales at DC Publishing; and Michele Wells, Vice President and Executive Editor for DC Books for Young Readers at DC Publishing for a discussion about the opportunities awaiting you in the comics industry. From editorial positions to marketing representatives to legal advisors to accountants, there’s a job in comics for you!
FRIDAY, JULY 19
Berger Books and The Writer’s Room: Stories Come First11:00a.m.–12:00p.m.Room: 23ABCPanelists: Karen Berger, Jeff Lemire, Nnedi Okorafor, Christopher Cantwell, Jody Houser
Join Karen Berger (Vertigo founder) as she highlights a panel of some of the industry’s best writers including Jeff Lemire, co-creator of Black Hammer; Nnedi Okorafor, co-creator of LaGuardia, Christopher Cantwell, co-creator of She Could Fly; and Jody Houser, writer for Stranger Things for a roundtable discussion about what it takes to write comic books and a highlight of Berger Books’ newest groundbreaking series.
SATURDAY, JULY 20
Creating Worlds: Building a Comics Universe for the Ages, 11:00a.m.–12:00p.m.Room: 23ABC Panelists: Mike Mignola, Jeff Lemire, Cullen Bunn, Wendy Pini, Richard Pini, Matt Kindt, Jody Houser
Dark Horse Comics is known for cultivating creator-owned comics universes and expanding established franchises. Join Mike Mignola, creator of Hellboy; Jeff Lemire, co-creator of Black Hammer; Cullen Bunn, co-creator of Harrow County; Wendy Piniand Richard Pini, creators of Elfquest; Matt Kindt, creator of MIND MGMT; and Jody Houser, writer for Stranger Things and Critical Role, for a lively discussion about the creation of an award-winning comics universe.
Water, Earth, Fire, Air: Continuing the Avatar Legacy3:00p.m.–4:00p.m.Room: 7ABPanelists: Michael Dante DiMartino, Faith Erin Hicks, Gene Luen Yang, F.C. Yee
Dark Horse Comics, Abrams Books and Nickelodeon are thrilled to treat fans to a panel worthy of Aang himself! Join Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino, Avatar: The Last Airbender—Imbalance writer Faith Erin Hicks, Avatar: The Last Airbender—North and South writer Gene Luen Yang, and Avatar, The Last Airbender:The Rise of Kyoshi writer F.C. Yee, for a further exploration of the beloved world. Fans will also have the opportunity to showcase their knowledge of the elements in a fun trivia competition for awesome prizes!
SUNDAY, JULY 21
Growing Up With Comics: Introducing Younger Readers to Graphic Storytelling 12:00p.m.–1:00p.m.Room: 28DE Panelists: Cecil Castellucci, Sarah Graley, Amy Mebberson
Comics are a great way to get kids interested in art, reading, and storytelling—and, well, they’re fun! Join Cecil Castellucci (Soupy Leaves Home, Disney Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs), Sarah Graley (Minecraft Volume One), and Amy Mebberson (Disney Ralph Breaks the Internet: Click Start—A Select-Your-Story Adventure) to discover and discuss the ever-growing library of incredible all-ages comics!