Dark Horse unveils NYCC 2014 Exclusives

Collecting exclusive releases from NYCC 2014? Maybe you’re just a huge Game of Thrones fan? Well, Dark Horse has you covered with some really cool offerings this year. Covering Elder Scrolls fans, Avatar fans, Witcher fans, Mass Effect fans and of course Game of Thrones fans.

As with all convention exclusives, this is a one shot deal, grab it while you can or say goodbye until you possibly catch it on eBay one day.

NYCC14 EXCLUSIVES LARGE

VIZ at NYCC – Panels, Exclusives and Schedule

VIZ has tons planned for Anime and Manga fans at NYCC this year, bringing Takeshi Obata from Japan to help promote Weekly Shonen Jump and take part in panels and signings during the convention. Those unfamiliar with the name might be able to better associate him to series he’s laid art for including Death Note, Bakuman, Hikaru No Go, All You Need is Kill and RALΩGRAD.

There will also be convention exclusives to keep collectors happy with pre-street copies of All You Need is Kill, Resident Evil and Kiss of the Rose Princess. Could that be all though? Oh no, Princess Mononoke The First Story is also gracing the show in hardcover from Studio Ghibli with watercolor art from Miyazaki.

If books aren’t yoru think there’s a pre-order for the upcoming set for Sailor Moon ahead of the release, those who do pre-order get a special Sailor Moon collectable coin as a free gift for ordering at NYCC. Other media at the event will include recent Blu-Ray and DVD releases.

For gear they’ve brought in NYCC Sailor Moon shirts and replica Bleach sword umbrellas with Ichigo and Rukia hilt variations. They’ll also have their first licensed Doraemon products with some limited One Piece and Naruto replica prints and other goods.

Finally they have the panel schedule, event plans and video room details for NYCC 2014 below.

VIZ Media New York Comic Con Panels:

 

 

 

Thursday October 9th

 

 

 

3:15PM – 4:00PM         Panel: VIZ MEDIA PANEL (Room 1A14)

 

 

Join VIZ Media and pull back the curtain on favorite manga and anime series. Be among the first to hear about upcoming releases and new acquisitions and throw questions at staff and grab FREE manga prizes while supplies last!

 

 

 

6:00PM – 6:45PM         Panel: THE FUTURE OF WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP

                                      (Room 1A14)

 

 

Join the editors of VIZ Media’s WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and editors from Japan’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine to welcome Takeshi Obata for an enlightening personal discussion on what’s new and what’s next for the long-running manga anthology which launched best-selling titles such as NARUTO, BLEACH, ONE PIECE, DRAGON BALL as well as Obata’s BAKUMAN。and DEATH NOTE series.

 

 

 

Friday October 10th

 

 

 

2:00PM – 2:45PM         Panel: VOLTRON: A 30TH ANNIVERSARY

CELEBRATION PRESENTED BY PERFECT SQUARE     (Room 1A21)

 

 

In 1984, Voltron: Defender of the Universe hit the TV, and the world of giant robots has never been the same. In honor of Voltron’s 30th anniversary, join the staff of VIZ Media’s Perfect Square imprint for a very special peek behind the curtain at this cultural phenomenon with special guests, new product announcements and much, much more!

 

 

 

5:00PM – 5:45PM         Panel: WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP PRESENTS
TAKESHI OBATA, MANGA ARTIST  (Room 1A21)

 

 

Join VIZ Media and the staff of WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP to welcome very special guest Takeshi Obata and his editor Koji Yoshida for a conversation about Obata’s beginnings as an artist, his extensive history working in the manga industryand the creative process behind his works. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity!

 

 

 

Saturday October 11th

 

 

 

4:15PM – 5:00PM         Panel: OFFICAL SAILOR MOON PANEL

                                      (Room 1A14)

 

 

Come on a journey with the legendary Guardian of love and justice, Sailor Moon! Members of the VIZ Media SAILOR MOON animation team will talk about the impact of this beloved anime series, show footage from the re-mastered episodes and celebrate the long-awaited return of Usagi and her friends!

 

 

 

 

Scheduled Booth Activities:

 

The VIZ Media booth will buzz with continual activity throughout New York Comic Con with a host of fun in-booth games and activities.

 

 

 

  • VIZ Media Prize Wheel of Destiny: Take a spin for a chance to win a surprise goodie like t-shirts, posters, stickers and more! While supplies last.
  • DORAEMON Meet & Greet: Drop by for a photo op with everyone’s favorite big blue cat-type robot from the future!
  • SAILOR MOON PHOTO SESSION: Meet Guardian Sailor Moon (official cosplayer) and bring your own camera/phone and take your own “Sailor Selfie”!
  • VOLTRON Mascot Appearance: Become a Defender of the Universe with an official photo.
  • VIZ Media /WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP Newsletter Sign-Up: Receive the latest digital news about your favorite anime and manga titles and get a free Takeshi Obata full-color poster!

Convention goers should check the daily master schedule for a complete listing of that day’s confirmed in-booth activities.

 

 

 

VIZ Media New York Comic Con Anime Screenings:

 

Catch some of VIZ Media’s hottest and newest anime titles with special premieres happening throughout the New York Comic Con. Don’t miss special presentations of NARUTO THE MOVIE: ROAD TO NINJA, SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL & SAILOR MOON (Original Series), BLOOD LAD, RANMA ½, GARGANTIA ON THE VERDUROUS PLANET, and TIGER & BUNNY THE MOVIE: THE RISING.

 

Dark Horse NYCC 2014 Panel Schedule

It’s all going down today, Dark Horse has their NYCC 2014 panel schedule live and we have the details below. Good fun is ahead as they celebrate Avatar, Goon and Aliens along with other company panels this year. Check it out and get to sorting out when and where you’ll be during the show before it’s a last minute frenzy.

Thursday, October 9

 

 

Title: Dark Horse Builds Characters
Date: Thursday, October 9
Time: 4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Location: 1A14

Original creator-owned work has been a cornerstone of Dark Horse’s success since its earliest days. Join publicist Aub Driver—along with Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore (Leaving Megalopolis), Brian Wood (Rebels), Rafael Albuquerque (Ei8ht), Fred Van Lente and the team behind his new ongoing series Resurrectionists, Donny Cates (The Ghost Fleet), Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT), David Mack (Fight Club 2), and more—to discuss some of the most exciting comics of 2014 and beyond!

 

 

Title: Banned Horror Comics Walking Back from the Dead!
Date: Thursday, October 9
Time: 4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Location: 1A05

A fearful look at the 1950s horror comics criticized by Dr. Fredric Wertham, reviled in Senate investigations, and destroyed in public book burnings! These pre-Code comics, like zombies, are again walking to get you! Craig “Haunted Horror/IDW/Yoe Books” Yoe, Mike “Dark Horse” Richardson, Mike “The ‘Worst’ of Eerie Publications” Howlett, and Carol “Wertham Debunker” Tilley explore EC and other publishers, the censoring Comics Code, the Golden Age of horror reprints, and the TV shows and movies inspired by these scary comics!

 

 

Friday, October 10

 

 

Title: Editors on Editing
Date: Friday, October 10
Time: 12:00 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
Location: 1B03

Talk to actual working editors from Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and more as they discuss the comics business. Learn about submissions, professionalism, and what it takes to make it as an editor. Support by Nicole Scalera. Hosted by Buddy Scalera of Comic Book School.

 

 

Title: Dark Horse and Sega Present: 35 Years of Alien
Date: Friday, October 10
Time: 6:15 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Location: 1A24

Dark Horse achieved one of its earliest successes with the 1987 publication of Aliens. Now, following the release of the highly anticipated Fire and Stone and Sega’s Alien: Isolation, we take a look back at a wild publishing history based on the frightening thirty-five-year-old franchise! Join Dark Horse publicist Aub Driver, along with Mike Richardson (president and publisher, Dark Horse Comics), Randy Stradley (vice president of publishing, Dark Horse Comics), Paul Tobin (Prometheus), Joshua Williamson and Chris Mooneyham (Predator), and a few surprise guests!

 

 

Saturday, October 11

 

 

Title: Celebrating 15 Years of The Goon: Modern Horror, Humor, and More!
Date: Saturday, October 11
Time: 12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Location: 1A05

What started as a self-published sensation quickly grew into one of the most exciting books in the marketplace, with multiple Eisner wins, critical accolades, and a movie in development! Now, we get together some of the top writers working in horror comics to pay tribute to the one and only Eric Powell! Join Dark Horse publicist Aub Driver, along with Tim Seeley (Sundowners), Paul Tobin (Colder), Evan Dorkin (The Eltingville Club, Milk and Cheese), and Alex de Campi (Smoke/Ashes, Grindhouse) for a look at the past, present, and future of comics’ most lovable brute and more!

 

 

Title: Powered by Creators: Dark Horse Video Game Comics Level Up!
Date: Saturday, October 11
Time: 4:00 p.m.–4:45 p.m.
Location: 1A10

Dark Horse established itself in its early years as the premier publisher of licensed comics by continuing story lines from the big screen to the page. Now, this tradition is carried on through the most exciting video game tie-ins in the comics medium! Join Dark Horse publicist Aub Driver, along with the cast of top writers working on these titles, including Gail Simone (Tomb Raider), Paul Tobin (The Witcher), and former Star Wars writer Brian Wood, for an exciting announcement!

 

 

Title: Discussing The Essential Kurtzman: Harvey Kurtzman’s Jungle Book
Date: Saturday, October 11
Time: 5:15 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Location: 1A01

One of the most influential graphic novels of all time (no. 26 on The Comics Journal’s Top 100 of the 20th Century) returns! Harvey Kurtzman’s Jungle Book inspired cartoonists such as R. Crumb, Jay Lynch, Art Spiegelman, and Denis Kitchen. Discussing the upcoming Kitchen Sink Books edition and Kurtzman’s life will be: Denis Kitchen (Kitchen Sink Books), David Hajdu (The Ten-Cent Plague), Jay Lynch (Bijou Funnies), John Holmstrom (Punk Magazine), and Harvey’s daughter Nellie Kurtzman. Moderator: Bill Kartalopoulos.

 

 

Sunday, October 12

 

 

Title: Avatar: The Last Airbender—Legend and Legacy
Date:
Sunday, October 12
Time: 2:15 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Location: 1A06

Join Avatar Mom (moderator), Monica McClain (illustrator/art instructor), Alison Wilgus (artist/writer), Kevin Coppa (Puppetbenders creator), Sifu Manuel Rodriguez (martial arts choreographer for Toph Beifong), and Jessie Flower (voice of Toph Beifong) for Avatar: The Last Airbender art, history, demonstrations, and stories—plus a live comic reading from Dark Horse Comics’ The Rift. Attending cosplayers may win books and signed original Legend of Korra animation drawings donated by Studio Mir!

EDM Fridays – Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike

No secret to those on the team like Tech2k that I love all forms of electronic out there, going to experiment with live show flashbacks for everyone to check out. Most of these clips are about an hour but they’re generally pretty intense showcases with solid mixing and crowd reaction too.

I’ll also look to mix in new artists I run across through contact here or on my Twitter account. For now, let’s kick this off with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike at Tomorrowland 2014

Dark Horse reveals NYCC 2014 Signing Schedule

It’s almost here, NYCC is a week away and Dark Horse has the details on their signing schedule for this year. Those looking for autographs will need to pay attention to both signing stages to ensure they’re able to catch things on time (many events will crossover).

Check out the listing from Dark Horse below and start scheduling away.

HB = Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. Signing Stage
FS = Fire and Stone (Prometheus, Predator, Aliens, Alien vs. Predator comic crossover series) Signing Stage

All events are subject to change. Some restrictions apply. Please see Dark Horse Comics staff if you have questions.

 

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

 

 

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m. HB HELLBOY AND THE B.P.R.D.: Alex Maleev

 

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m. FS ROBOCOP VS. TERMINATOR: Walter Simonson

 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. HB ELFQUEST: Richard Pini, Wendy Pini

 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. FS THE WHITE SUITS: Frank Barbiere

 

4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m. HB GRINDHOUSE: Alex de Campi, Chris Peterson

 

4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m. FS FURIOUS: Bryan J. L. Glass

 

5:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. HB THE BLACK BEETLE:  Francesco Francavilla

 

5:00 p.m.–5:50 p.m. FS BAD BLOOD: Jonathan Maberry

 

6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m. HB MIND MGMT: Matt Kindt

 

6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m. FS GHOST FLEET, BUZZKILL: Donny Cates

 

 

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

 

 

11:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m. HB AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER, THE LEGEND OF KORRA:
Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko
(WRISTBAND REQUIRED. Wristbands will be distributed by drawing in the Dark Horse booth on Thursday andFriday at show opening.

 

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m. FS CONCRETE PARK: Tony Puryear, Erika Alexander

 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m. HB LEAVING MEGALOPOLIS: Jim Calafiore, Gail Simone
                                       CONAN RED SONJA: Jim Zub, Gail Simone

 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m. FS ACTION PHILOSOPHERS: Fred Van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey

 

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m. HB THE STRAIN: Mike Huddleston

 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. HB THE TRUE ADVENTURES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS: Shaun Simon, Becky
Cloonan
NEVERBOY: Shaun Simon, Tyler Jenkins

 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. FS GRINDHOUSE: Alex de Campi, Chris Peterson

 

4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m. HB REBELS: Brian Wood, Andrea Mutti
THE MASSIVE: Brian Wood, Garry Brown

 

5:00 p.m.–5:50 p.m. HB THE ART OF HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE, SUNDOWNERS:
Tim Seeley

 

5:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m. FS THE BEST OF COMIX BOOK: WHEN MARVEL WENT UNDERGROUND: Denis Kitchen,
John Lind

 

6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m. HB HALO: Frank O’Connor

 

6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m. FS NIGHTMARE CARNIVAL: Ellen Datlow, Laird Barron

 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

 

 

10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m. HB CREEPY 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Dustin Nguyen, Dan Braun

 

10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m. FS POP: Curt Pires

 

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. HB THE SHAOLIN COWBOY: Geof Darrow

 

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. FS ELFQUEST: Richard Pini, Wendy Pini

 

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m. HB REALMS: THE ROLE-PLAYING GAME ART OF TONY DiTERLIZZI: Tony DiTerlizzi

 

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m. FS GHOST FLEET, BUZZKILL: Donny Cates

 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m. HB RESURRECTIONISTS: Fred Van Lente, Maurizio Rosenzweig, Moreno Dinisio,
Juan Doe

 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m. FS SABERTOOTH SWORDSMAN: Aaron Conley
AMALA’S BLADE: Michael Dialynas

 

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m. HB AW YEAH COMICS!™, ITTY BITTY MASK, ITTY BITTY HELLBOY:
Art Baltazar, Franco

 

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m. FS BANDETTE: Paul Tobin, Colleen Coover
COLDER: Paul Tobin

 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. HB PASTAWAYS: Matt Kindt, Scott Kolins
EI8HT: Mike Johnson, Rafael Albuquerque

 

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. FS CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT: Joshua Williamson

 

4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m. HB ALABASTER: Caitlín R. Kiernan

 

4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m. FS THE ELTINGVILLE CLUB, BEASTS OF BURDEN, MILK AND CHEESE: Evan Dorkin

 

5:00 p.m.–5:50 p.m. HB STAR WARS READS DAY! Mike Richardson (Star Wars: Crimson Empire, 47 Ronin,
The Atomic Legion, Deep Gravity
), Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman (Star Wars:
Legacy, Deep Gravity
), Randy Stradley (Star Wars: Dark Times)

 

5:00 p.m.–5:50 p.m. FS PROMETHEUS: FIRE & STONE: Paul Tobin
PREDATOR: FIRE & STONE: Josh Williamson, Chris Mooneyham

 

6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m. HB EVE ONLINE: Börkur Eiríksson, Torfi Frans Olafsson

 

6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m. FS THE STRAIN: Mike Huddleston

 
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12

 
11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. HB BLACKSAD: Juanjo Guarnido, Tom Orzechowski

 

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. FS MONSTERS! & OTHER STORIES: Gustavo Duarte

 

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m. HB PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES: Paul Tobin

 

12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m. FS WITCHFINDER: Maura McHugh

 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m. HB FIGHT CLUB 2: David Mack, Cameron Stewart, Nate Piekos

 

1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m. FS CONCRETE PARK: Tony Puryear, Erika Alexander

 

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m. HB BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, ANGEL & FAITH: Christos Gage, Will Conrad,
Scott Fischer

 

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. HB AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER: Jessie Flower (voice actor for Toph Beifong)

[Gallery] San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Thursday

Comic-Con is alive and well in San Diego, we have our collection of pics taken on Thursday from around the event, packing in tons of cosplay, figures and general scenery you can expect to surround yourself with while emptying your wallet in San Diego. While the show is sold out, it does give a glimpse of the juggernaut that you can expect there in the future.

Enjoy the pics and remember to check back for more on BAMFAS.

Continue reading [Gallery] San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Thursday

Warner Bros releases SDCC 2014 Line-up

We’re plowing head on into SDCC this month, Warner Bros has just released their con schedule and it’s packed. With 15 series coming to the floor and ballrooms and a ton of talent on hand it’s going to be a busy show for WB fans.

Warner Bros Schedule for SDCC 2014:

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

6:00 p.m. — It’s OK, you can peek — WBTV gets Comic-Con off to a dramatic start for the seventh year in a row by hosting a special sneak peek, world-premiere screening event on Preview Night, debuting some of the most hotly anticipated new series of the year. For 2014, WBTV will screen the complete pilot episodes of The Flash, Constantine and iZOMBIE.Additionally, Warner Bros. Animation will unveil a brand-new episode of Teen Titans Go! Ballroom 20

The Flash: From the Arrow creative team of executive producers Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg and director David Nutter, The Flash is a fast-paced super hero drama based upon the characters from DC Comics that follows the high-speed adventures of the Fastest Man Alive. With a pilot written by Berlanti, Kreisberg and DC Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, the action drama follows police scientist and everyday guy Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), who, after an unexpected Particle Accelerator accident, is suddenly charged with the ability to move at incredible speeds, which he uses to help the people of Central City.

Constantine: Based upon the characters from DC Comics and executive produced by Daniel Cerone (Dexter) and David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, The Dark Knight films),Constantine reflects the lore of the fan-favorite comic, combining noirish storytelling with the evolving mythology of John Constantine (Matt Ryan), a morally challenged character who doesn’t come down on the side of either good or evil … but ultimately might be the only thing defending us against the dark forces from beyond.

iZOMBIE: Co-created and executive produced by Rob Thomas & Diane Ruggiero-Wright (Veronica Mars), along with executive producers Danielle Stokdyk and Dan Etheridge (also of Veronica Mars), Rose McIver (Masters of Sex, Once Upon a Time) stars as Olivia “Liv” Moore, a 25-year-old medical resident on the fast track to a perfect life … until she’s turned into a zombie. Liv transfers her residency to the coroner’s office for access to the brains she must reluctantly eat, but with each brain she consumes, she inherits the corpse’s memories. With her medical examiner boss and a police detective, she now solves homicides to quiet the voices in her head. iZOMBIE is based upon characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred for Vertigo.

Teen Titans Go!: Robin, Starfire, Cyborg, Beast Boy and Raven continue the fun inTeen Titans Go! with all-new comedic adventures, giving viewers a look at what life is really like as a teen super hero … once the cape comes off.

THURSDAY, JULY 24

6:00–7:00 p.m. — Childrens Hospital (New episodes in 2015, Adult Swim): Creator and star Rob Corddry will share an exclusive video sneak peek at season six and will be joined onstage by select members of the show’s cast for a lively — and medically accurate — Q&A. Room 25ABC

FRIDAY, JULY 25

10:00–11:00 a.m. — The Big Bang Theory (Mondays 8/7c CBS, season premiereSeptember 22; Thursdays 8/7c CBS beginning October 30): Back by popular demand!The Big Bang Theory writers are back in San Diego and ready to share secrets behind TV’s #1 comedy. Ballroom 20

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. — iZOMBIE (Midseason on The CW): iZOMBIE makes its Comic-Con debut with a screening of the complete pilot episode, followed by a Q&A with series stars Rose McIver (Once Upon a Time), Malcolm Goodwin (Breakout Kings), newcomer Rahul Kohli and Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill), as well as executive producers Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars) and Diane Ruggiero-Wright (Veronica Mars).Room 6BCF

2:30–3:15 p.m. — Mike Tyson Mysteries (Premiering this fall, Adult Swim): In this new animated comedy series, Mike Tyson is taking the fight from the boxing ring to the streets … by solving mysteries! Join us for a first look at this new adult animated series and a can’t-miss panel featuring Mike Tyson, Rachel Ramras (MAD), Jim Rash (Community) and producer Hugh Davidson (The Looney Tunes Show). Indigo Ballroom

3:15–4:15 p.m. — The 100 (Wednesdays 9/8c The CW, season premiere October 22): After the stunning events in the season finale, join us for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A with series stars as well as executive producer Jason Rothenberg.Room 6BCF

4:15–5:15 p.m. — The Originals (Mondays 8/7c The CW, season premiere October 6): Last season’s top new series on The CW returns to Comic-Con! Join executive producer Julie Plec, co-executive producer Michael Narducci and series stars Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin, Charles Michael Davis, Leah Pipes and Danielle Campbell for a special video presentation followed by a Q&A. Ballroom 20

5:30–6:30 p.m. — Arrow (Wednesdays 8/7c The CW, season premiere October 8):Arrow series stars Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Emily Bett Rickards, Colton Haynes, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne and John Barrowman — with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg — will take aim at San Diego with a special video presentation and panel discussion previewing the show’s upcoming and highly-anticipated third season. Ballroom 20

SATURDAYJULY 26

4:00–4:45 p.m. — The Vampire Diaries (Thursdays 8/7c The CW, season premiereOctober 2): The cast and creative team behind The Vampire Diaries return to San Diego for a sizzling sixth appearance at Comic-Con! Series stars Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder and Kat Graham join executive producer/writer Julie Plec on stage for a video screening and Q&A session. Ballroom 20

5:15–6:15 p.m. — Constantine (Fridays 10/9c NBC, series premiere October 24): Based upon the characters from DC Comics, Constantine reflects the lore of the fan-favorite comic, combining noirish storytelling with the evolving mythology of John Constantine, a morally challenged character who doesn’t come down on the side of either good or evil … but ultimately might be the only thing defending us against the dark forces from beyond. Attendees will see a screening of the complete pilot, followed by a Q&A with series stars Matt Ryan (Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior), Harold Perrineau (Lost) and Charles Halford (True Detective), along with executive producers Daniel Cerone (Dexter) and David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, The Dark Knight films). Room 6BCF

6:15–7:00 p.m. — Person of Interest (Tuesdays 10/9c CBS, season premiereSeptember 23): The smash hit Person of Interest returns to San Diego for the fourth year! Join executive producer Greg Plageman along with series stars for a special video presentation and Q&A. Room 6BCF

8:00–11:00 p.m. — Warner Bros. Television & DC Entertainment Present: The Flash, Constantine, Arrow and the World Premiere of Gotham with Special Appearances by Casts and Producers: For the first time ever at Comic-Con, Warner Bros. Television presents an entire evening filled with some of DC Entertainment’s greatest characters, featuring the world premiere pilot screening — and only Comic-Con screening — of the highly anticipated new series Gotham (Mondays this fall, 8/7c on FOX)The much-buzzed about pilot of The Flash will also be screened — if you can catch it — along with exclusive video presentations of returning hit Arrow and new thrillerConstantine. Cast members and producers from all four shows will make special appearances on stage throughout the night.  Hall H

SUNDAY, JULY 27

10:00–11:00 a.m. — Supernatural (Tuesdays 9/8c The CW, Season Premiere October 7): Join series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins and Mark A. Sheppard, along with executive producer Jeremy Carver as they answer questions from the audience about what’s in store for the tenth season of this exciting series, including its upcoming 200th episode! Fans will also be treated to an exclusive video presentation featuring series highlights, and special features from the upcoming Supernatural: The Complete Ninth Season DVD and Blu-ray™ release. Hall H

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. — The Following (Midseason on FOX): Hit thriller The Following returns to Comic-Con for a third year! Series stars Kevin Bacon, Shawn AshmoreSam Underwood and Jessica Stroup will join creator/executive producer Kevin Williamson and executive producers Marcos Siega and Jennifer Johnson for an on-stage Q&A and special video presentation. Hall H

11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. — Teen Titans Go! (Thursdays 6/5c Cartoon Network): Find out what’s in store for Robin, Starfire, Beast Boy, Cyborg and Raven — or just throw a meatball party with your friends! The Teen Titans are back at it again with all-new comedic adventures and, after screening a brand-new episode, there will be a Q&A with producers Michael Jelenic (Batman: The Brave and the Bold) and Aaron Horvath (MAD) and members of the voice cast. Plus, making a special appearance at the panel will be Puffy AmiYumi, the Japanese pop duo responsible for the iconic theme song from the original Teen Titans series. Room 6BCF

Wonder Con 2014 News: Cartoon Network Panel And Signing Schedule

The Land of Ooo will go quiet, the streets of Aberdale will be empty, the Gem’s temple will be dark, the park will be closed and Uncle Grandpa is packing up his RV because Cartoon Network is taking Adventure Time, Regular Show, Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa and Clarence, respectively, to WonderCon 2014 held at the Anaheim Convention Center. Fans will get an inside look at the Network’s hit original animated comedy series with exclusive clips and answers to all their burning questions from series producers and voice talent at Cartoon Network panels scheduled for Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19.

Making their WonderCon debut this year are the newest original animated comedy series Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa and Clarence from Cartoon Network. All three series originate from Cartoon Network Studios’ prolific shorts program. Steven Universe, created by Rebecca Sugar, is about the misadventures of a boy named Steven, the ultimate “little brother” to a team of magical guardians of humanity—the Crystal Gems. The hilarious series, Uncle Grandpa, created by Pete Browngardt, is about everyone in the world’s magical Uncle and Grandpa and his gang that travels in an RV, bringing magical fun everywhere they go. From first time series creator, Skyler Page, Clarence tells the story of an optimistic, spirited, lovable boy who sees the best in all things and wants to try everything. Because everything is amazing!

Cartoon Network’s WonderCon Anaheim 2014 panel and signing schedule is detailed below. Please note all times, dates and locations are subject to change.

CARTOON NETWORK PANELS 

FRIDAY, APRIL 18

Cartoon Network Presents: Steven Universe

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: 300DE

Believe in Steven! Come fix your eyeballs and ear lobes on the Steven Universe panel at WonderCon 2014, brought to you by Cartoon Network!  You won’t want to miss the magical guardians of this new comedy dish, or sing, or whatever… on all things Steven!

Teen Titans Go! Screening and Q&A

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: 300AB

Producers Michael Jelenic (Batman: The Brave and the Bold) and Aaron Horvath (MAD), and members of the voice cast take the stage for a lively conversation and Q&A about your favorite teenage superheroes. And, of course, they won’t be coming empty-handed as they will be bringing an all-new episode to screen exclusively for WonderCon Anaheim. From Warner Bros. Animation, Teen Titans Go! airs Wednesdays at 6:30/5:30c on Cartoon Network.

Cartoon Network Presents: Uncle Grandpa & Clarence

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location: 300AB

What’s better than a panel of one Cartoon Network comedy? TWO CARTOON NETWORK COMEDIES! Join the talented magic-makers behind two of the newest comedies to join the Cartoon Network family: Uncle Grandpa and Clarence. Get your laughing muscles ready for an hour of cool content and commentary…times TWO!

Cartoon Network Presents: Regular Show

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: 300AB

Regular Show is bringing back a taste for the extra-ordinary to WonderCon 2014. YEAUUUUUH! Join Cartoon Network at the Regular Show panel as the ultra-talented cast and crew dish the exclusive scoop, sneak a few sweet treats, and delight your funny bone.  There is nothing regular about this panel and anything could happen!

SATURDAY, APRIL 19

Cartoon Network Presents: Adventure Time

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location: 300AB

What time is it? It’s panel time! Cartoon Network is bringing back the coolest show on TV and the team behind it, in the Adventure Time panel at WonderCon 2014.  Grab your friends and check out this righteously entertaining panel. Get the goods, be in the know and laugh your chops off during this interactive & engaging hour of awesome adventure – it would not be cool to miss this. Not cool at all.

CARTOON NETWORK SIGNINGS

FRIDAY, APRIL 18

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                         Cartoon Network Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa, Clarence Creator Signing   

Location: WCA Signing Area in Hall B

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                         Regular Show Signing

Location: WCA Signing Area in Hall B

SATURDAY, APRIL 19

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                         Adventure Time Signing

Location: WCA Signing Area in Hall B

Dark Horse’s Emerald City Comic Con 2014 Schedule

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Dark Horse Comics is headed to the Pacific Northwest’s foremost, fastest growing and sold out pop culture convention – Emerald City Comicon.

Join us for signings at booth #206! All signings are free. Free signing cards or comics with each signing while supplies last.

Comics featuring ECCC exclusive variant covers are $5.00 each and available in limited quantities. Ten per person each day. All proceeds from the ECCC variant of The Witcher will benefit Sharon and Stan Sakai.

SIGNING SCHEDULE

Friday, March 28

11:00 AM            MIND MGMT, STAR WARS: REBEL HEIST Matt Kindt

12:00 PM            SERENITY: LEAVES ON THE WIND #1 EMERALD CITY COMICON VARIANT

Jenny Frison

1:00 PM            COLDER Paul Tobin

2:00 PM            DREAM THIEF Jai Nitz

NEVER ENDING Adam Knave and D. J. Kirkbride

3:30 PM            PROJECT BLACK SKY Joshua Williamson (Captain Midnight), Christopher Sebela (Ghost), Joshua Hale Fialkov (Skyman), Frank Barbiere (Blackout), and Fred Van Lente (Brain Boy)

4:30 PM            THE WHITE SUITS Frank Barbiere

BATTLEPUG Mike Norton

5:30 PM            MASS EFFECT: FOUNDATION Tony Parker

DRAGON AGE Chad Hardin

Saturday, March 29

10:00 AM            BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 10, ANGEL & FAITH SEASON 9,

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 10 #1 EMERALD CITY COMICON VARIANT

Rebekah Isaacs

11:00 AM            USAGI YOJIMBO, THE WITCHER #1 EMERALD CITY COMICON VARIANT

Stan Sakai

THE WITCHER Paul Tobin

12:00 PM            STAR WARS: DARK TIMES Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley

1:00 PM            TOMB RAIDER Gail Simone

2:00 PM            VEIL, VEIL #1 EMERALD CITY COMICON VARIANT Greg Rucka

3:00 PM            EMPOWERED Adam Warren

3:00 PM            MIND MGMT, STAR WARS: REBEL HEIST Matt Kindt

4:00 PM            CITY OF ROSES Patric Reynolds

BAD HOUSES Sara Ryan

THE FIFTH BEATLE Andrew C. Robinson

5:00 PM            BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 10, ANGEL & FAITH SEASON 9,

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 10 #1 EMERALD CITY COMICON VARIANT

Rebekah Isaacs

6:00 PM            BANDETTE Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover

SABERTOOTH SWORDSMAN Damon Gentry

Sunday, March 30

11:00 AM            PROJECT BLACK SKY Joshua Williamson (Captain Midnight), Christopher Sebela (Ghost), Joshua Hale Fialkov (Skyman), Frank Barbiere (Blackout), Fred Van Lente (Brain Boy), and Tim Seeley and Mike Norton (The Occultist)

12:00 PM            FURIOUS Bryan J. L. Glass

THE VICTORIES Michael Avon Oeming

1:00 PM            ELFQUEST Richard and Wendy Pini

2:00 PM            STAR WARS: LEGACY Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman, Dave Wilkins, and Brian Thies

3:00 PM            PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES Paul Tobin and Ron Chan

PANEL SCHEDULE

Friday, March 28

2:00 PM             Dark Horse Builds Characters: Project Black Sky, Room TCC 301

Join Matthew Meylikhov of Multiversity Comics (MultiversityComics.com) to discuss Dark Horse superheroes with some of the industry’s top talent, including Fred Van Lente (Brain Boy), Josh Williamson (Captain Midnight), Christopher Sebela (Ghost), Tim Seeley and Mike Norton (The Occultist), Frank Barbiere (Blackout), and Joshua Hale Fialkov (Skyman).

Saturday, March 29

4:00 PM            Exploring the Mythos of Prometheus/Aliens/Predator/AVP, Room TCC 301

Join Dark Horse editor in chief Scott Allie and writers Josh Williamson, Chris Roberson, Paul Tobin, and Christopher Sebela as they delve into the interconnections of the upcoming Prometheus, Aliens, Predator, and Alien vs. Predator comics.

Sunday, March 30

2:40 PM            Dark Horse Builds Characters: Powered by Creators, Hall D (Room 602–603)

Nearly 30 years ago, Dark Horse arrived with an agenda different from that of any other publisher in comics. The young company was founded on the belief that comics creators should have the option to retain the rights to their own work, and it continues to be a highly fertile breeding ground for new characters, concepts, and more! Join Dark Horse PR director Jeremy Atkins, along with Greg Rucka (Veil), Adam Warren (Empowered), Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT), Michael Avon Oeming (The Victories), Jai Nitz (Dream Thief), Frank Barbiere (The White Suits), and Bryan J. L. Glass (Furious) for a look at some of this year’s most exciting original works!

4:00 PM            ElfQuest: The Final Quest, Room TCC 301

Join Wendy and Richard Pini for this panel celebrating the beloved alternative comic series ElfQuest and its latest generation-spanning installment, The Final Quest. Go behind the scenes, with exciting hints of what’s to come!

PARTY SCHEDULE

Friday, March 28

8:00 PM             The Big Emerald City Comicon Party, Rock Bottom Brewery (21+)

Bamfas 2014 Winter Anime List!

With the year comes, new beginnings and one those is going to be that I’m going to cover more anime/manga related news, and i think it’s the perfect time since this season’s anime’s look to be extremely entertaining, below is a list of some that look promising.

1. Space Dandy

Space Dandy #1 Continue reading Bamfas 2014 Winter Anime List!