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San Diego Comic-Con and Tr!ckster Open Thread


Are you an animation artist artist who will be exhibiting your wares at San Diego Comic-Con or TR!CKSTER this week? If so, use the comments section to tell everybody where you’ll be and what you’re selling.

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  • I’ll be exhibiting at artist alley table HH20 with Darkwing Duck artist James Silvani.
    We’ll be selling prints, commission sketches and our very first sketchbook.

    In addition, James with be signing DWD comics with Tad Stones at the Boom! Booth on a couple of days and i’ll be signing my Dorothy Of Oz comic with Roger Baum at IDW.
    The comic is a free teaser for an upcoming comic tie-in to the CG movie next year, which I’ll also be artist on.

    Full signing details for both of us on my blog.

  • My brother Shane and I will be at the Image Comics booth all weekend selling comics and merch (buttons, magnets, prints) of our creator-owned series, REED GUNTHER. We’ll also be giving away free Reed Gunther Mini-Comics! Hope to see you there!

  • JMatte

    I’ll be helping at the Flight booth (2235), where we’ll have the latest and the LAST issue of Flight available (along with all the other volumes too). Many of the contributing artists will be there, some will also participate at Tr!ckster, selling their own books or dropping by for signing:

    Kazu Kibuishi (Amulet, Flight), Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy),Raina Telgemeier (Smile),Jake Parker (Missile Mouse),Kean Soo (Jellaby), Stuart Livinston (The Table), Katie Shanahan, Der-Shing Helmer (The Meek), JP Ahonen (Northern Over Exposure), Scott Campbell (The Great Showdowns), Tony Cliff (Delilah Dirk)
    and a few more!

    We should have Michel Gagne ( Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, Saga of Rex) drop by for a signing, but I need to confirm the day and time.

  • I will be signing, The Saga of Rex (my latest graphic novel), at these times and locations:

    Friday, July 22 –Image Comics (Booth #2729) 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Friday, July 22 – Flight (Booth #2235) 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Saturday, July 23 – Image Comics (Booth #2729) 11:00 am – Noon

    Insanely Twisted shadow Planet’s four-player coopetitive mode will be unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con and, Joe Olson and I, will be on hand to assist. Here are the events:

    Thursday, July 21 – Xbox Media Showcase 8:00 pm – Midnight

    Saturday, July 23 – Xbox Lounge in Hard Rock Hotel 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

    Sunday, July 24 – Xbox Lounge in Hard Rock Hotel 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Please come and say hi!

    • JMatte

      Ta-daah! Perfect timing, Michel. Thanks for confirming your very busy schedule.

    • Just got an email from Image Comics and they changed my signing on Saturday to Sunday, July 24 – Image Comics (Booth #2729) 11:00 am – Noon

  • I’m going to be on two panels with friends Saturday and Sunday at SDCC, and signing “Billie the Unicorn” at Tr!ckster Sunday morning. They will also have the book available at their store all week.

    The panel Saturday has Beth Sleven (Cryptid Case Files), Mike Collins (Monster Mythos), Steph Laberis (Ghost Chef), and Eric Haeger and Eric Gonzales (Rosita Y Conchita), participating.

    I have a blog post with more details and any last minute additions also:
    Comic Con Schedule
    Thank you for letting us have a place to post our whereabouts!

  • I’ll be exhibiting at Small Press Table O-15, and I will have lots of prints, originals, and my new little book, “Confetti” for sale!

  • I will be one of the artist participating in the Cartoon Art Museum’s 5th annual Sketch-A-Thon fundraiser. We will have different artist every hour doing custom drawings for a suggested donation of 10$ or more.

    To find out more, including a list of artist visit here:

  • As usual, I’ll be at Table I-8 in Hall A, right next door to the great Sergio Aragonés. I’ll be signing my comic books, drawing sketches and commissions and selling my original comic book and animation art, my comic books and trading cards. I’ll be at the con from Wednesday’s Preview Night to the last minutes on Sunday afternoon, so please stop by and say hello.

    SDCCI ’11
    Thursday, July 21:
    I’ll be participating in the Comic Art Museum’s Fifth Annual CAM Sketch-a-thon at SDCCI ’11! From 4 to 5 PM at Booth #1930, I will be doing sketches in exchange for a donation of $10 or more to San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum! And my cartoonist table-mate will be the incredible Chari Pere!

    SDCCI ’11
    Saturday, July 23:
    11:45-1:00 Quick Draw!— It’s the annual Heavyweight Championship of Cartooning as three of the fastest minds (with the fastest pens) go mano a mano to create cartoon mirth before your very eyes! Be there as Sergio Aragonés (MAD magazine), Scott Shaw! (THE SIMPSONS), and Mike Kazaleh (FUTURAMA) are put through their paces by the Quizmaster of Quick Draw himself, Mark Evanier! Room 6BCF

    SDCCI ’11
    Saturday, July 23:
    4:00-5:30 Scott Shaw!’s Oddball Comics — As seen in the pages of GEEK MONTHLY magazine, cartoonist Scott Shaw! (CAPTAIN CARROT AND THE FINAL ARK, SIMPSONS COMICS, THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN ROCHESTER) brings back his ever-popular digital slide show featuring “the craziest comic books ever published!” See why Stan Lee said, “Wow, True Believers, I thought I’d seen it all, but Scott Shaw’s hysterically hilarious Oddball Comics is the wildest, wackiest exposé of some of the craziest comic books I’ve ever seen! Or, to put it mildly, Scott’s outrageous opuses are a blast!” Room 7AB

    • Roger Freedman

      If you’ve never seen Scott’s Oddball Comics show, you *must* see it at SDCCI. Get there early to grab a good seat — and prepare for hilarity overload!!!

  • JEREMY BERNSTEIN and JJ VILLARD are back at the con once again!

    Come visit us!!
    New Books! New Tee shirts! Stickers! Free sketch with every book purchase!!

    Jeremy Bernstein

    JJ Villard

    Friday July 22- 3-5 pm!

    OSCAR WINNING PRODUCER AARON WARNER ( Shrek1-4, True Lies, Independence Day, Titanic, Alien Ressurection) will be signing his new book at our table!

    Check his website out!

    “From the mind of Oscar-winning film producer Aron Warner, illustrations by Eisner-nominated Brett Weldele, written by Philip Gelatt, and published by Sea Lion Books comes Pariah- the series.”

    Wee you there!!

  • I’ll be again this year, in the same spot at the Exhibitor Tables area at table G4. This will be the sixth year doing the CON, of course my booth mate Louie Del Carmen will be there but only on Sat and Sun. I’ll be selling reprints of my previous books and debuting my new book: “CIUDAD”! Hope to see you all there AT SDCC, Ciao!

  • Anthology 451 will be available at TR!CKSTER.

    Anthology 451 is a B&W 120 page comic anthology with work by:

    Craig Berry – Freelance Story Artist

    Rodolphe Guenoden – Supervising Animator and Story Artist at DreamWorks

    Robin Joseph – Freelance Concept Artist

    John Hoffman – Story Artist at Pixar

    Viktor Kalvachev – Artist/creator of Pherone and Blue Estate

    Kris Pearn – Story Supervisor at Sony

    Mike Thomas – Freelance Artist

    We also have a signing at Trickster from 2-4pm on Thursday July 21st, 2011. In attendance will be Craig, Kris, Viktor, and John.

    More info at

    Hope to see you there!

  • Andrew Farago

    I’m running the aforementioned Cartoon Art Museum Sketch-A-Thon, and will be signing copies of The Looney Tunes Treasury there! See you at table #1930!

    And if you want to join the ranks of Scott Shaw! and other comics luminaries, we’re still looking for some artists to sketch for us on Sunday afternoon, so please drop me a line if you’re interested!

    On top of that, I’m participating in a bunch of panels, including tributes to Gene Colan and Bill Blackbeard; talking to Patrick McDonnell, Mark Tatulli and Mell Lazarus about comic strips; and moderating The Art of the Graphic Novel panel, too.

  • Brad Constantine

    Drawing Hope #1 :A Sketchbook for Autism! Comic Con Exclusive! only 1000 copies. 23 Artists from Gaming, Film, TV, and Comics all for only Five Bucks! Proceeds benefit the Community Coaching Center of San Diego!
    Available at the Sony Online Entertainment Booth #4436 and at the Staurt NG Booksellers Booth! Come buy a book and help a great cause!!/pages/Drawing-Hope-A-Sketchbook-For-Autism/243954195617364

  • I’ll be at at the Chuck Jones gallery in San Diego on Friday, July 22 from 7-10pm (at least sometime during that 3 hour period) for the Ralph Bakshi exhibit. It should be an interesting show with a lot of original art from many of Ralph’s films – Ralph should be there as well ;). I would highly recommend swinging by the gallery sometime while you’re at Comic_con even if you can’t get there Friday night.
    I’ll also be at the Creative Talent Network’s booth (#5022) from 12pm to 2pm on Saturday, July 23rd. I’ll be selling copies of both my sketchbooks, Expressions and Attitudes 1 and 2 (special Con price of $15 each – which will include a sketch and signature), my Rogue Poster for $5 each – signed of course and signing anything else you might have that you feel needs my signature on it

  • I will be at Artists Alley at table DD24 selling copies of my new sketchbook, Doo Dah.

    I will also be copies of my book Show Me the Body (, a collection of comics, character designs, how-tos and figure drawings. There is also an animated flip-book in the lower right-hand corner of the book. Comic Con price $20.

    I’ll also have some of my 24-hour comics for sale, as well as my Xeric winning comic book, Saturday Nite.

    I’ll have posters and will be doing sketches.

    I’ll be next to my brother, Benton Jew ( who is at table DD23.

  • Chris and I will be at Booth #5007 with our new Yuki 7 book “Looks That Kill”! Chris will have a really awesome series of new handmade screenprints. We will have our entire line of new t-shirts (about 5 new designs in total) as well as a super limited stock of our old shirts – get there quick! In addition there will be lots of new Yuki 7 prints, stationery, and even some cool new earrings! Can’t wait!

  • Here’s an image of my sketchbook. Artists Alley DD24.

  • I’ll be at booth number 2206 in the IP Pavilion near DC Comics. I’ll be selling a bunch of new monster t-shirt designs, prints and more, so please stop by and say hello!

    Justin Parpan:



  • Hey all!
    I’ll be in booth #1945, selling Steampunk Poker. These are completely redesigned decks of playing cards with a steam-powered Victorian design aesthetic:

    I’ll also be selling my fascinating, action-packed comic: Codename Hart:
    …as well as the hand-crafted flight pins I made just for this book.

    • I bought Codename Hart at Comic Con last year and absolutely loved it! I can’t wait to check out all the new stuff you’re bringing this year!

  • i’m not at comic-con, but you know who is? BILL PLYMPTON. at booth #1537. he’s personalizing vinyl figures, for anyone interested (everyone.)