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ARCHIE COMICS SDCC ’12 PANEL & SIGNING SCHEDULE

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By Steven Scott

San Diego Comic Con is fast approaching and Archie Comics has so many exciting announcements this year that you won’t want to miss out on. Read on to see what’s in store for the year ahead with Archie Comics, Red Circle Comics and video game icons Sonic and Mega Man!

 

 

 

 

PANEL SCHEDULE

THURSDAY 7/12

 1:00-2:00 New Crusaders: Welcome to Red Circle— The future of superhero comics has arrived in San Diego! The New Crusaders have blazed a new trail for comics-digital and print-and this is your chance to learn what's next for the most compelling comic heroes in decades. Join the Red Circle Comics brain trust of Paul Kaminski (executive director of editorial), Mike Pellerito (president), Alex Segura (executive director of publicity and marketing), and incoming New Crusaders artist Alitha Martinez as they discuss the formation of the digital-first New Crusaders series, upcoming print initiatives and storylines, and a few jarring surprises. Panel attendees will receive an exclusive New Crusaders limited-edition sketch cover signed by the panelists.

Room 9

 

 

 

SATURDAY 7/14

 11:00-12:00 Archie Comics: The Hottest Publisher in Comics— The era of Archie continues! After another year of dominating the headlines with groundbreaking storylines, innovative storytelling, and the best comics on the market, the Archie gang converges on San Diego to reveal what’s next! The panel includes Archie Comics co-CEO Jon Goldwater, co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit, president Mike Pellerito, editor-in-chief Victor Gorelick, cartoonist Dan Parent (Kevin Keller), writer Michael Uslan (Life With Archie), iVerse Media CEO Michael Murphey, MoonScoop Entertainment’s Mike Young, producers Don Murphy and Susan Montford (Real Steel), writer Alex Segura (Archie Meets KISS), writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), and a handful of major, newsworthy surprises! Want to learn everything that’s in store for America’s favorite redheaded teen and all his friends? This is the place to be! Panel attendees will get a copy of the latest issue of the hit Life With Archie series! Room 9

 

SUNDAY 7/15

10:00-11:00 Sonic and Mega Man: Video Game Comics Showcase— Get your game on! Folks from the two most popular video game comic series share what’s in store in one, must-attend panel! Learn what’s on tap for Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Universe, and Mega Man. The editorial mastermind behind both books, Paul Kaminski, is joined by Archie Comics president Mike Pellerito, artist Evan Stanley, and Archie Comics executive director of publicity and marketing Alex Segura. See some exclusive artwork, learn about upcoming storylines, and get a glimpse at the biggest comic book event of the year. We. Are. Not. Kidding. Be there!  Room 24ABC

 

 

SAN DIEGO CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES

In addition to the announcement-filled panels, you’re going to want to make time to stop by the Archie Booth #2842 to collect this year’s Exclusive Convention Covers. This year’s batch includes:

LIFE WITH ARCHIE #16 COMMEMORATIVE EDITION – Cover by Phil Jimenez

MEGA MAN #14 CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE SKETCH VARIANT – Cover by Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante

SONIC UNIVERSE #41 CONVENTION EXCLUSIVE SKETCH VARIANT – Cover by Ben Bates

NEW CRUSADERS #1 LIMITED EDITION SKETCH COVER – Cover by Ben Bates

NEW CRUSADERS SEASON PREMIERE – Cover by Mike Norton

NEW CRUSADERS TRADING CARDS – Total of 5 featuring The Shield, The Jaguar, The Comet, The Web and Fireball

Click here to read more about these limited edition San Diego Comic Con Exclusives, only available at Archie Booth #2842.

 

SIGNING SCHEDULE

Also don't forget to stop by the booth to get your Archie Comics signed by your favorite creators. Below is the signing schedule for the event:

Thursday:

12-1: Alitha Martinez and Jon Gray

1-2: George Gladir

2-3: Evan Stanley

3-4: Dan Parent

4-5: Rich Koslowski

5-6: Alex Segura

 

Friday:

12-1: George Gladir

1-2: Evan Stanley and Bill Galvan

2-3: Phil Jimenez

3-4: Rich Koslowski

4-5: Gene Simmons, Dan Parent and Alex Segura

5-6: Alitha Martinez

 

Saturday:

12-1: Evan Stanley and Bill Galvan

1-2: Michael Uslan

2-3: Dan Parent

3-4: Alitha Martinez

4-5: Rich Koslowski

5-6: Alex Segura

 

Sunday:

12-1: Dan Parent

1-2: Alitha Martinez

2-3: Rich Koslowski

3-4: Evan Stanley and Jon Gray

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