A look at a few comic convention and comic art festival announcements of late…
London Super Comic Con, London, March 14th-15th
LSCC has announced their seventh wave of guests.
They also welcome Valiant for the first time to the UK. Gracing the convention cover with Bloodshot and offering a LSCC exclusive variant of Ninjak.
Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh, March 13th-15th
David Tennant will make his Wizard World debut at Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh. He will appear at the inaugural show at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15.
Free Comic Con Day, Culver City, California, May 2nd
Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo, Sunderland, May 30th
Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell has been announced as latest guest speaker for the U.K. Graphic Novel Expo. Steve joins growing list of speakers including Posy Simmonds, Dave Gibbons, Dylan Horrocks, Hunt Emerson, Paul Gravett and the Talbots for the very first U.K. Graphic Novel Expo, taking place in Sunderland on Saturday 30th May at the City Space building of Sunderland University. It’s your chance to meet the top UK GN publishers from big names such as Jonathan Cape and SelfMadeHero to small press self-publishers. Entry to both the publishers’ Hall and the schedule of talks and panel discussions is free. In the publishers’ Hall, Woodrow Phoenix will be presenting his giant graphic novel She Lives and there will be workshops by Metaphrog and Bryan Talbot.
San Diego Comic Con, San Diego, July 12th
Comic Con have announced their fourth wave of guests
Writer/artist Michael Cho: Shoplifter
Artist Tom Grummett: Fantastic Four, X-Men Forever, Teen Titans
Designer/author Chip Kidd: Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz, Batman: Death by Design
Editorial cartoonist Jen Sorenson
Artist Bernie Wrightson: Swamp Thing, Frankenstein