Thursday, August 09, 2007

Time for Wizard World Chicago already?

How time flies. Some people are still recovering from San Diego and it's Chicago time already. The lineup for Wizard World looks a lot like San Diego, so I can't imagine there will be THAT much that could be new (although supposedly Mattel might have some new stuff that wasn't ready in time for San Diego).

Friday August 10:
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
MATTEL AND DC COMICS— A HEROIC PARTNERSHIP
The Dave Cockrum Room
You’ve been a fan of Mattel’s popular DC toy lines, now find out the latest news, sneak peeks and behind the scenes scoop on your favorite Mattel/DC action figures including DC Super Heroes, Justice League Unlimited, The Batman, DC Superfriends, plus exciting new lines and never-before-released information. Join Mattel toy designers, Warner Brothers and DC Comic representatives for an insightful Q&A.

2–3 p.m.
DC NATION
The Dave Cockrum Room
Come one, come all, rise up and join the DC NATION! Meet Dan DiDio, Senior VP-Executive Editor DCU, as he invites you to be part of the revolution! Discuss surviving 52, living in a multi-verse guarded by Monitors and try to discover the secret of the cosmic chess game as the DCU counts down. Rise up, and shout. The NATION is waiting!

3:30–4:30 p.m.
SILVER AGE TRIVIA EXPERTS TAKE ON THE FANS!
The Marshall Rogers Room
Fans will get a chance to compete against Silver Age superhero experts to be crowned the champion! Moderated by Craig Shutt, writer of the “Ask Mr. Silver Age” column for the Comics Buyer’s Guide.
Not specifically Legion related, but always a lot of fun and there will probably be some Legion questions.

Saturday Aug. 11:
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
DCU: NEW WORLDS ORDER
The Dave Cockrum Room
The DC Universe survived 52, but will it survive Countdown? Dan DiDio, Senior VP—Executive Editor DCU and Bob Wayne, VP—Sales are joined by Tony Daniel (Teen Titans, Flash), Patrick Gleason (Green Lantern Corps), Sean McKeever (Countdown, Teen Titans ), Will Pfeifer (Catwoman), J. Torres (Teen Titans Go!), Ethan Van Sciver (Green Lantern) and others for a peek into what’s upcoming in comics’ greatest universe!

2–3 p.m.
‘CREATING COMICS IN THE DIGITAL AGE’ WITH DENNIS CALERO
The Wizard School Room
Writer/artist Dennis Calero (JSA Classified, Legion of Super-Heroes) shows you how the creative process in the comic industry has expanded from pen and ink to a wide range of tools available through the computer. Learn valuable techniques on improving or fully creating your art with programs like Photoshop and more!

Sunday Aug. 12:
Nothing. Enjoy the con!

2 comments:

Dennis Calero said...

I'll be there guys! Hoepe you will be too!

Dennis Calero

J.D. Long said...

I'm on the road to Chicago as I speak. I'll be blogging from there with photos. Come check at http://jdlong.blogspot.com

I've already got my first Lightining Lad action figure from McDonald's, too.

~~JD~~