Edwin Huang and Jim Zub are set up at the Image Comics Booth (#2729).
Our exclusive for the show this year is our Kitten variant cover for Skullkickers #15, which will be available in limited quantities.They’ll be selling for $5 personalized, or $10 signed/raw as an incentive for fans to keep their copy rather than flipping it.
We\’ll also have copies of the Skullkickers Map poster, Skullkickers Treasure Trove, sketch variant covers and, of course, regular trade paperbacks on hand for sale.
SK #15 (kitten variant – personalized) = $5
SK #15 (kitten variant – signed) = $10
Skullkickers Map poster = $10 ($5 with purchase of Treasure Trove)
SK #13 sketch variant (blank) = $10
SK #13 sketch variant (w/ original drawing) = $30
Skullkickers Vol. 1: 1000 Opas and a Dead Body = $10
Skullkickers Vol. 2: Five Funerals and a Bucket of Blood = $15
Skullkickers Treasure Trove (vol 1&2 combined hardcover) = $35
Jim Zub will be appearing on 5 panels this year at the show.
4:30-5:30 UDON 2012— Catch up on the latest releases and get the scoop on upcoming projects from the UDON crew, including comic and art book announcements you won\’t want to miss! Included will be sneak peek artwork, insight into the recruiting process for new artists, and a chance to win some of the company\’s hottest new books. Moderated by Chris Butcher (Toronto Comic Arts Festival, UDON\’s director of marketing), with participants Erik Ko (UDON CEO), Jim Zubkavich (UDON Project Manager), Matt Moylan (UDON Managing Editor), and UDON artists Joe Ng (Street Fighter IV) and Omar Dogan (Street Fighter Legends). Room 26AB
11:00-12:00 Shifty Look— Namco Bandai Games has excavated the darkest corners of its vaults, and now the decrepit husks of games you\’ve always loved (or never knew you did) have been brought back to life! Find out what\’s next for ShiftyLook from Rob Pereyda (editor-in-chief), then join a spotlight on hit webcomic Bravoman from writer Matt Moylan (Lilformers) and artist Dax \”D-Gee\” Gordine (Mega Man Tribute). Next, webcomic superstars and Dig Dug 30th Anniversary contributors Scott Kurtz (PvP Online) and Kris Straub (chainsawsuit) make a big announcement fans with any sense of anything won\’t want to miss! Finally, legendary voice actor Rob Paulsen (Animaniacs) makes a special appearance with an amazing ShiftyLook announcement that will blow everyone away. This will be the most fun you\’ve ever had with ‘80s video games! Room 25ABC
12:00-1:00 Comic-Con How-To: Supercharge Your deviantART Profile Like the Masters— This superstar lineup of comic, manga, and animators all have something in common besides ridiculous amounts of talent: they are all part of the deviantART community. Over the years they have learned a thing or two about getting the most out of the website, and in this panel they will share their tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your deviantART experience. The panelists are Adam Warren (The Dirty Pair, Empowered), Chris Sanders (creator of Lilo & Stitch and How To Train Your Dragon), Dave Elliott (Comic Industry Veteran), Jim Zubkavich (UDON Project Manager), Kevin Eastman (co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Mark Brooks (Marvel Comics), Yuumei Yan (digital artist, cyber-activist) and panel moderator Angelo Sotira (deviantART CEO). Room 2
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
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