Friday, April 02, 2010

WonderCon '10 this weekend

If you find yourself in San Francisco this weekend, WonderCon is there too. Here's their programming lineup for upcoming new stuff and spotlights on creators with Legion credits:

Friday 4/2

3:00-4:00 Spotlight on Geoff Johns One of comics' top writers just became DC Comics' chief creative officer. WonderCon special guest Geoff Johns talks about his new role at the comics company he calls home, plus those Blackest Nights, Brightest Days, rebirths, and secret origins he's become famous for! Room 103

3:30-4:30 Spotlight on Colleen Doran WonderCon special guest Colleen Doran, the artist of many comics for Marvel and DC, including Sandman, Wonder Woman, Amazing Spider-Man, Legion of Superheroes, Tori Amos: Comic Book Tattoo (published by Image), and creator of A Distant Soil, talks to moderator Derek McCulloch, Eisner Award nominee for Stagger Lee. McCulloch and Doran will discuss their upcoming original Vertigo graphic novel, Gone to Amerikay, as well as other future works by Doran, including Stealth Tribes by Warren Ellis, and an upcoming graphic novel collaboration at Houghton Mifflin with novelist Barry Lyga. The panel will include a slide show with never before seen art. Room 236/238

4:00-5:00 DC Nation!— The DC Nation returns to San Francisco! Co-publishers Jim Lee and Dan Didio are joined by chief creative officer Geoff Johns in their first convention appearance together as DC's new management team! Join Jim, Dan, and Geoff as they begin the next era of greatness for DC Comics! Room 103 

Saturday 4/3

12:00-1:30 DCU Editorial Presentation— Senior story editor Ian Sattler and countless DCU talent gather for a panel that's not to be missed. With the Brightest Day fast approaching, what does that mean for your favorite universe? Got a question for your favorite DCU creator? Come on by...this is the place to be! Room 103

Sunday 4/4

12:30-1:30 Spotlight on James Robinson WonderCon special guest James Robinson is one of the hardest working writers in comics. He currently writes Superman and Justice League of America and is about to tackle the DC event, War of the Supermen. Robinson talks about what’s next for this fan-favorite writer with James Sime, owner of San Francisco’s Isotope Comics. Room 104

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