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Shipping characters and writing comics at SFCC – San Francisco Comic Con

Comic-con isn’t over, at least not in San Francisco. If you’ll be heading out to San Francisco Comic-con to see the likes of Jenna Coleman or Trina Robbins, come check out these panels on Saturday while you’re at it. I’ll be speaking on both!

SHIPPING AND WHY IT MATTERS
Saturday, September 3, 2016
10:30-11:30am, Pacific A
Bringing together passionate “shippers,” and writers, our panel will explore the reasons we ‘ship, why it matters, and how it affects the properties we love. After drawing 4.5 million votes in this year’s TV Couples March Madness Challenge, we at Zimbio know that many of the most vocal fans in TV, movies, and comics, are shippers. Following the controversial death of Lexa on the 100, this topic has never been more relevant. We will be joined by other fan writers in an interactive discussion on how ‘shipping changes the nature of the media we consume.

WOMEN WRITE COMICS
Saturday, September 3, 2016
1:30-2:30pm, Foothill E
There is more to comics than great art! A panel of women writers of comics and books discuss their craft. This panel features Trina Robbins, Dani Colman, Anne Toole, and Serena Valentino.

So come on over and share your favorite ‘ships, and find out about upcoming comics from a panel of awesome lady writers. See you there!

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Comic Horror: Get the Monkey’s Paw today!

Like a little humor in your horror? Then you’ll enjoy following Mike and Josh as they set off after the Monkey’s Paw in Grimm Tales of Terror Vol. 2 #8, from Zenescope. After struggling under student loans and start-up costs, two graduates try a hail Mary: they journey to Central America to find a mysterious tribe that grants wishes. Once they arrive, they discover that getting their wish may require more than they’re willing to give.

Preview of several pages available here. Grab it in print at your favorite comic store, or go virtual here.

Read it already? Let me know what you think!

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All-ages comics at Long Beach Comic Expo

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Just when you thought it was safe… I’ll be speaking at Long Beach Comic Expo, tomorrow, Saturday, at Long Beach Comic Expo! Join me and other fine creators as we discuss the ins and outs of creating all ages comics. I’ll be speaking on Crystal Cadets, which I’m sure you know all about 😉 We’ll see you tomorrow!

What: All Ages Comics Panel
When: Saturday, February 20, 2016, 4:40-5:30pm
Where: LBCE, Creator’s Lab S5
Who: Me!
Agnes Garbowska (My Little Pony)
Mike Kunkel (Shoestring Benny)
Eric M. Esquivel (Adventure Time, Nickelodeon Magazine)
Beth Scorzato, Moderator

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Now’s the time to pre-order the Crystal Cadets graphic novel!

If you enjoyed the eight digital issues of Crystal Cadets, now you can have your very own physical copy. Crystal Cadets (Volume 1), collecting all eight issues, is coming soon from IDW, and now’s your chance to pre-order as a holiday gift, or for yourself!  I’m not the only one who thinks it’s a good buy:

The charming, Studio Ghibli-esque adventure comes to us from writer Anne Toole and Tumblr superstar artist Katie O’Neill. Recalling both the fun of ‘80s Saturday morning cartoons and the thrill of the first manga explosion, Toole and O’Neill have updated all of that questing magic for today’s eager young readers.
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So how do you get your hands on it?

  1. Pre-order at your local comic shop!
    Speak with your local comic shop and request the Crystal Cadets trade paperback. The Diamond item code is: OCT150478. You can also fill out a Diamond request form for all the comics you want, but giving them the code should be sufficient. You can’t order directly from Diamond, unless you are a retailer.
  2. Pre-order at your local book store!
    Speak with your local book store and request the book! They will likely ask for this ISBN: 978-1-63140-431-3.
  3. Pre-order on Amazon
    If all else fails, or you have a gift card you’re dying to use, you can pre-order on Amazon here (affiliate link):

And if you scoff at the notion of a physical copy, you can still get all 8 issues digitally at Lion Forge’s site.

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Superheroes go Digital Panel in LA on Tuesday

Superheroes go Digital
You don’t have to wait till Comic-con to get up to speed on comics in the digital space. I’ll be joining Digital LA tomorrow, Tuesday, to speak on the Superheroes go Digital panel. The last issue of Crystal Cadets came out on digital last month, and it will soon be collected into a print graphic novel. Find out how digital comics are changing the marketplace with many fine panelists and me!

When: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
7-9pm

Where: Ignited Spaces Hollywood, 7080 Hollywood Blvd.

RSVP here!

Can’t wait to see you!  And if you’re not in LA, but will be in San Diego for comic-con, feel free to swing by Lion Forge booth 2300 for my signing of Crystal Cadets at 11am this Sunday!

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Darkness ahead: Crystal Cadets #7 is live!

Crystal Cadets #7The penultimate issue of Crystal Cadets has just gone live!  Crystal Cadets #7 finds Jasmine captured by Emmy, and the Darkness taking over.  Zoe and the Cadets will have to enlist a friend to find Jasmine — but they may have to choose between saving her, and the last missing cadet.  Shenanigans ensue!  Check out a preview of this issue, or head on over to get Crystal Cadets #7!

On top of that, I spent yesterday reviewing all 8 issues (yes, there is indeed one more) for the print graphic novel!  I got a few chuckles myself, since I hadn’t read them all in a bit.  So it looks like the graphic novel IS COMING!  But if you can’t wait, hop on over to read Crystal Cadets #7, before the finale next month!

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LA Times Festival of Books Signing Saturday!

Join other comics creators and me at the annual LA Times Festival of Books this Saturday at USC! Come down, enjoy the books, and get your comics on while you’re at it! I’ll be signing Crystal Cadets stickers and issues of Grimm Fairy Tales Holiday Edition at 11am at the Geoffrey Comics at Hi De Ho booth, #928. Be sure to stay for the other awesome indie creators, including my pal Dani Dixon, who’ll be signing her comic 13 right after me!
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LA Times Festival of Books
Saturday, April 18th, 11am
Geoffrey’s Comics at Hi De Ho, Booth 928

See you then!

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