Much like our parent company, Image Comics, Shadowline will also have our presence felt at Comic-Con International in San Diego. with multiple panels lined up on the programming schedule featuring various Shadowline creators. Among the highlights at biggest comics event of the year will be the Image Comics 20th Anniversary panel featuring Image's founders and partners (which of course includes Jim Valentino).
SDCC will also be a great opportunity for fans to pick up copies of ENORMOUS from writer Tim Daniel.
Here is the schedule for the panels including descriptions, panelists, and room numbers.
Thursday, July 12
2:00-3:00 Image Comics Presents— Some of Image Comics' most exciting new creators assemble to talk about their new work and life as independent comics creators. Join these rising star creators for a lively conversation, and discover your favorite new creators and titles. Panelists include: Tim Daniel (Enormous), Jim McCann (Mind the Gap), Sina Grace (Li'l Depressed Boy, Not My Bag), Ales Kot (Wild Children), Michael Moreci (Hoax Hunters), and Kurtis Wiebe (Green Wake, Peter Panzerfaust, Debris), with moderator Sarah deLaine. Room 23ABC
Saturday, July 14
2:00-3:00 Image Comics Experience— Join publisher Eric Stephenson and a panel of surprise guests an exclusive look at what's coming up for Image in 2013! An absolutely don't miss event for anyone wanting to be among the first to hear some of the biggest comics announcements of the year! Room 25ABC
7:00-8:00 Writers Unite! Pitching Your Creator-Owned Comics— Creator-owned comics have grabbed the imagination of the comic-reading community all over again and publishers are looking for fresh ideas from a new generation of talent. Listen closely as creators Cullen Bunn (The Sixth Gun), Ray Fawkes (One Soul), Charles Soule (27), and moderator Jim Zub (Skullkickers) discuss pitching their hit comic series to publishers and offer advice on how to climb to the top of the treacherous submission mountain, along with comic writing techniques and amusing anecdotes. Room 23ABC
Sunday, July 15
1:00-2:00 Image Comics's 20th Anniversary— Twenty years ago, a group of young artists left their work-for-hire jobs to create Image Comics, a publisher dedicated to creators' individual visions and a champion of creative ownership. Image Comics partners and some of the original founders now come together to talk about what Image Comics has meant for the present and future of comics. Panelists: Marc Silvestri, Rob Liefeld, Jim Valentino, Whilce Portacio, Erik Larsen, and Robert Kirkman. Moderated by Eric Stephenson. Room 6A
2:00-3:00 Kickstarting Your Webcomics Career: Keenspot 2012— Pioneering webcomics publisher Keenspot returns for their insane 12th annual Comic-Con panel to drop some knowledge! Get words of wisdom from the man behind the second most-funded Kickstarter comics project of all time! Learn how a popular Image Comics creator doubled his book sales at cons by giving his comic away for free online! Hear an amazing major announcement about the future of comic books! Creators scheduled to appear include Thomas Fischbach (Twokinds), Jim Zub (Skullkickers), Benny Powell (Wayward Sons), Brion Foulke (Flipside), Jennifer Brazas (Mystic Revolution), David Campiti (Exposure), R. C. Monroe (Out There), Chris Daily (Punch an' Pie), Charles Soule (27), and Bobby Crosby (Last Blood). Room 4
Comic-Con International takes place on July 12-15 in the San Diego Convention Center. The Shadowline comics table will be a part of the Image Comics booth (#2729) and is your destination to see creators from Shadowline -- such as Jim Valentino, Tim Daniel, Dirk Manning and Kurtis Wiebe -- and other Image titles.