WonderPost: Bob’s Burgers, Golden Apple Comics, KRS Comics, Tom Hodges, TMNT, Exclusives, Prints

WonderCon is officially happening this month, which means there’s a lot more news the closer we get to the convention – including exclusives from Golden Apple Comics, KRS Comics, and more. We’ve also got a look at amazing artwork you’ll be able to snag, a chance to meet up with Bob’s Burgers fans, and so much more.

Here’s a look at the news you might have missed:

  • If you put your bra on one boob at a time like everyone else, this may be of interest to you: a Bob’s Burgers Meat-Up (get it?) at WonderCon. The first annual fan gathering will take place on Saturday, April 1 at 4PM in front of the fountain at the convention center. Find more information on Facebook.

  • Golden Apple Comics will have two variant covers exclusive to WonderCon this year: X-O Manowar #1 with cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz, and Iron Fist #1 with art also by Sienkiewicz. Manowar will be limited to 500 copies, while Iron Fist will be limited to 3,000 copies – but you can grab both at Booth #402. From Golden Apple Comics’ site, here’s a look at both covers:

X-O Manowar #1 with cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz

Iron Fist #1 with cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz

  • Speaking of exclusives, A Tiny Teddy Named Cuds will have a WonderCon exclusive A Tiny Teddy Named Cuds Coloring & Activity Book available at Small Press SP-67. The book is limited to 500 copies, and can be picked up for $6.99.

  • KRS Comics (Booth #701) will also be bringing a few WonderCon exclusive variant covers to the show, Bleeding Cool reports. Swing by to grab the X-Men Prime #1 Tyler Kirkham Venomized Variant which is limited to 2500 copies and available for $10, or grab the black and white cover for $30 (limited to 1250 copies). X-Men Prime/Inhumans Prime #1 by Gabriel Dell’Otto Virgin will be sold as a set, and will be available for $40, and limited to 1250. You’ll also be able to grab Amazing Spider-Man #25 with variant art by J. Scott Campbell for $25, limited to 1500 copies. According to Bleeding Cool, KRS will also have Kirkham, Jon Boy Meyers, and Rob Liefeld at their booth throughout WonderCon for autograph signings.

X-Men Prime #1 WonderCon exclusive Tyler Kirkham Venomized variant

X-Men Prime/Inhumans Prime #1 WonderCon exclusive Gabriele Dell’Otto Virgin Set

Amazing Spider-Man #25 WonderCon exclusive J. Scott Campbell variant

  • Freelance illustrator Kate Carleton will have several prints available at Artist Alley F-29, and she’s been busy showing some of them off on Instagram, including a Buzz Lightyear, Maui, a super majestic unicorn, and more.
  • Costume designer and artist Gwyn Conaway showed off some original cards via Instagram she’ll have available at WonderCon, featuring characters from My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Steven Universe, and more.

Working on my original cards for Wondercon right now at my favorite cafe. Really excited for these this year!

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  • Yin Yang Innovations will be debuting Bill Kurtz’s Oni books at WonderCon, and you can pick up a copy at Small Press 105.
  • Swing by Arist Alley #B-61 to grab the limited release of Zombie Zero Chapter 5: Grave Digger, from Christopher Reda and Leandro Rizzo.
  • Pika Pika! Scott Hattox showed off a Pikachu Pokemon painting, which be available at Green Hills Entertainment Booth #1503.
  • Artist Tom Hodges also opened his pre-convention sketch list, offering 9″x12″ character sketches. Find more information on Instagram on how to get on his list, while spots are still open.
  • Illustrator Caleb King will debut a Spider-Man triptych at WonderCon this month – so stop by Artist Alley C-64 to grab yours.
  • Artist Anita Iverarity offered a glimpse of a Amidala piece she’s been working on, which will be available at Bad Apple Artists Booth #E-46.
  • Japanese cartoonist, Akane’s Chibi Art, revealed several pieces she’ll have available at WonderCon Booth #D-58 in Artist Alley.

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About Kerry Dixon

Kerry Dixon is Editor-in-Chief of The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog and the site's resident panel guru.