Author/Publisher Autograph Signing Schedule SDCC 2014

Publishers and Authors

Welcome to our new Autograph and Signing Schedule page for publishers and authors. Here you will find a compiled list of signings for SDCC publishers booths and authors. We’ve broken down this page into sections to make it easier for you to navigate.

Sections include: Featured Booths, Exhibit Floor, Sails Pavilion, and TBA (To Be Announced)

The Featured booths for publishers and authors include:  Del Rey / Lucas BooksFirst Second BooksHarperCollins Publisher – Insight EditionsMacmillan Children’s PublishingOni PressPenguinRandom House / Del Rey – Tor Books

Remember as we get closer to the main event, more signings will be filled in. We will update whenever we have new information to share so be sure to check back often.

Featured Booths

DEL REY / LUCAS BOOKS – Booth #2913

Thursday, July 24

  • 12:00PM – 1:00PM – Doug Wheatley and John Jackson Miller  *Free advanced readers edition: STAR WARS: A New Dawn signing*

Friday, July 25

  • 4:00PM – 5:00PM – Doug Wheatley and John Jackson Miller  *Free advanced readers edition: STAR WARS: A New Dawn signing*

Saturday, July 26

  • 4:00PM – 5:00PM – Doug Wheatley and John Jackson Miller  *Free advanced readers edition: STAR WARS: A New Dawn signing*

Sunday, July 27

  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM – John Jackson Miller  *Free advanced readers edition: STAR WARS: A New Dawn signing*

FIRST SECOND BOOKS – Booth #1323

Thursday July 24th

  • 11:00am – Lucy Knisley  *signing Relish*
  • 12:00pm — Gene Luen Yang  *signing The Shadow Hero*
  • 1:00pm – Faith Erin Hicks  *signing Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong*

Friday July 25th

  • 10:00am – Interview with Lucy Knisley (Relish) and Jason Sacks of Comics Bulletin
  • 11:00am – Lucy Knisley  *signing Relish*
  • 200pm – Cecil Castellucci  *signing Odd Duck*
  • 5:30pm — Jen Wang (In Real Life)   *First Second be giving out a limited number of free advanced copies of Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang’s upcoming graphic novel In Real Life to the SDCC attendees who come to this signing*

Saturday July 26th

  • 12:00pm – Gene Yang   *signing The Shadow Hero*
  • 1:00pm – Faith Erin Hicks  *signing Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong*
  • 3:00pm – Paul Pope (The Rise of Aurora West)   *First Second will be giving away a limited number of free galleys of Paul Pope’s The Rise of Aurora West to SDCC attendees who come to this signing*

Sunday Juy 27th

  • 12:00pm – Dave Roman  *signing Astronaut Academy*

HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHER – Booth #1029

Friday, July 25

  • 10:30AM – 11:30AM – Veronica Roth, Four: A Divergent Collection*TICKETED – tickets are available with a purchase of FOUR at the HarperCollins booth.*

INSIGHT EDITIONS – Booth #1318

Thursday, July 24

  • 2:00PMAlex Irvine, Marvel Vehicles: Owner’s Workshop Manual (signing artwork from the forthcoming book).

Friday, July 25

  • 3:00PM – Daniel Wallace, The World According to Spider-Man, Iron Man Manual, and Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman.

Saturday, July 26

  • 2:00PM – Jerry Beck, The Art of Mr. Peabody & Sherman and The SpongeBob SquarePants Experience.

Andrew FaragoTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History. TBD

MACMILLAN CHILDREN’S PUBLISHING – Booth #1117

Thursday, July 24

  • 1:30 PM – Ann Aguirre, MORTAL DANGER
  • 4:30 PM – Leigh Bardugo, THE GRISHA TRILOGY

 

Friday, July 25

 

  • 10:00  AM – Marissa Meyer, THE LUNAR CHRONICLES
  • 2:00 PM – Mary Pearson, THE KISS OF DECEPTION

Saturday, July 26

  • 10:00 AM – Cecil Castellucci, TIN STAR
  • 3:00 PM – Josephine Angelini, TRIAL BY FIRE

ONI PRESS – Booth #1833

Thursday, July 24
  • 11:00 – Ted Naifeh and Joëlle JonesPrincess Ugg, Courtney Crumrin, Helheim
  • 12:30 – Joshua Hale Fialkov and GaboThe Life After, The Bunker
  • 2:00 – Chris Sims and Joe HarrisDown Set FightWars in Toyland, Ghost Projekt
  • 3:30 – Paul Tobin and Benjamin DeweyI Was the Cat
  • 5:00 – Charles Soule and Ray FawkesLetter 44 and The People Inside

Friday, July 25

  • 11:00 – Paul Tobin and Benjamin DeweyI Was the Cat
  • 12:30 – Charles Soule and Ray FawkesLetter 44 and The People Inside
  • 2:00 – Ted Naifeh and Joëlle JonesPrincess Ugg, Courtney Crumrin, Helheim
  • 3:30 – Joshua Hale Fialkov and GaboThe Life After, The Bunker
  • 5:00 – Chris Sims and Joe HarrisDown Set FightWars in Toyland, Ghost Projekt

Saturday, July 26                                              

  • 11:00 – Ted Naifeh and Joëlle JonesPrincess Ugg, Courtney Crumrin, Helheim
  • 12:30 – Paul Tobin and Benjamin DeweyI Was the Cat
  • 2:00 – Charles Soule and Ray FawkesLetter 44 and The People Inside
  • 3:30 – Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, and Jackie LewisPlay Ball, Lost and Found, Avalon Chronicles
  • 5:00 – Joshua Hale Fialkov and GaboThe Life After, The Bunker
Sunday, July 27
  • 11:00 – Joshua WilliamsonSketch Monsters
  • 1:00 – Ted Naifeh and Joëlle JonesPrincess Ugg, Courtney Crumrin, Helheim
  • 2:30 – Paul Tobin and Benjamin DeweyI Was the Cat
  • 4:00 – Joshua Hale Fialkov and GaboThe Life After, The Bunker

PENGUIN – Booth #1028

*Penguin signings are free but are now a ticketed event.  If you wish to attend a Penguin signing you MUST pick up tickets once the floor opens in the morning.  One signing ticket per person.*

Thursday, July 24

  • 11:00—12:00 PM – Ann Aguirre signs complimentary copies of Perdition.   *Ticketed*
  • 1:00—2:00 PM – Morgan Rhodes signs complimentary copies of Falling Kingdoms paperback & Gathering Darkness ARC.  *Ticketed*
  • 4:00—5:00 PMMelissa de la Cruz & Michael Johnston sign complimentary copies of Frozen: Book 1 in the Heart of Dread series.  *Ticketed*

Friday, July 25

  • 11:00—12:00 PM – Anton Strout, Marjorie Liu, and Seanan McGuire each sign complimentary copies of the first book in their respective series: Alchemystic, Iron Hunt, and Discount Armageddon *Ticketed*
  • 2:00—3:00 PM – Eric Kaplan signing complimentary copies of Does Santa Exist?  *Ticketed*
  • 4:00—5:00 PM – Walter Jury, Lydia Kang, and M.D. Waters each sign complimentary copies of the first book in their respective series: Scan, Control, and Archetype*Ticketed*

Saturday, July 26

  • 11:00—12:00 PM – Marie Lu signs complimentary ARCS of The Young Elites.  *Ticketed*
  • 2:00—3:00 PM – Django Wexler signs complimentary copies of The Forbidden Library.  *Ticketed*
  • 4:00—5:00 PMRomina Russell signs complimentary ARCs of Zodiac and Alex Hughes signs complimentary copies of Clean.  *Ticketed*

Sunday, July 27

  • 11:00—12:00PMBrendan Reichs signs complimentary copies of Virals paperbacks.  *Ticketed*
  • 2:00—3:00PM – Rachel Caine signs complimentary copies of Glass Houses.  *Ticketed*
  • 3:30—4:30PM – Gini Koch signs complimentary copies of Touched by an Alien.  *Ticketed*

RANDOM HOUSE / DEL REY – Booth #1515, 1514

Thursday, July 24

  • 3:00PM – 4:00PM –Todd McCaffrey (Sky Dragons: Dragonriders of Pern)
  • 5:00PM – 6:00PM – Lynn Flewelling (Shards of Time)
  • 6:00PM – 7:00PM – Robert Masello (The Romanov Cross)

Friday, July 25

  • 10:00Am – 11:00Am – Chuck Palahniuk – (Beautiful You)
  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM – Joe Abercrombie (Half A King)
  • 12:00PM – 1:00PM – Robin Hobb (Assassin’s Apprentice)
  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM – Jason M Hough (The Darwin Elevator)
  • 2:00PM – 2:30PM – Michael Cho (Shoplifter)
  • 3:00PM – 4:00PM -Speak Dothraki with language creator David J. Peterson (Living Language Dothraki)
  • 4:00PM – 5:00PM – Harry Turtledove (Hitler’s Way)
  • 5:00PM – 6:00PM – Pierce Brown (Red Rising)

Saturday, July 26

  • 9:30AM – 10:30AM – James Dashner (The Maze Runner)*Ticketed – Tickets available at Random House Kids Booth day of signing, Saturday morning, First Come, First Served! One ticket per person.*
  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM – Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (Babymouse meet & greet and photo op)
  • 12:00PM – 12:30PM – Cleve Lamison (Full-Blood Half-Breed).  *Hydra digital signing and free bottle opener giveaway*
  • 12:30PM – 1:00PM – Jonathan Moore (Close Reach).  *Hydra digital signing and free bottle opener giveaway*
  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM – Chuck Palahniuk – (Beautiful You)
  • 2:00PM – 3:00PM – Robin Hobb (Assassin’s Apprentice)
  • 3:00PM – 4:00PM – Joe Abercrombie (Half a King)
  • 3:00PM – 4:00PM – Speak Dothraki with language creator David J. Peterson (Living Language Dothraki)
  • 4:00PM – 5:00PM – Daniel H Wilson (Robogenesis)
  • 5:00PM – 6:00PM – Pierce Brown (Red Rising)
  • Daniel H Wilson – Singing 200 free copies of Robogenesis.  *Time and Date TBA*
  • Michael Cho – Signing teasers to SHOPLIFTER.  *Time and Date TBA*

Sunday, July 27

  • 9:00AM – 10:00PM – Babymouse Meet & Greet and Photo Op
  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM – Jason M Hough (The Darwin Elevator)

TOR BOOKS – Booth #2707  [NEW]

*All Tor Booth signings are on a first come first serve basis and while supplies lasts. Limit one book per person.

Thursday, July 24th

  • 1:30pm – 2:30 pm – Signing to follow the Fairy Tale Remix Panel, Ben Tripp (The Accidental Highwayman) joins Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles) and others in the autographing area, Table AA09
  • 12:00pm – Patrick Weekes  *Signing: Dragon Age: The Masked Empire*
  • 1:30pm – John Scalzi  *Author Reading Spotlight, Science Fiction Author Cosplay, Horton Grand Theater, 444 4th Ave, between Island and J Street.  John Scalzi reads from his forthcoming near-future thriller, Lock In, answers audience questions and maybe even serenades them on the ukulele!*
  • 2:00pm – Jeff and Ann Vandermeer  *Signing Annihilation.  We will also raffle off copies of The Time Traveler’s Almanac.*
  • 4:30pm – 5:30pm  – Signing to follow When Magic & Myth Meet Main Street Panel, Greg van Eekhout (California Bones), Jim Butcher, Seanan McGuire and others in the autographing area, Table AA09

Friday, July 25th

  • 12:00pm  – Lara Parker.  *Signing:  Dark Shadows: Wolf Moon Rising*
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm – Signing to follow 101 Ways to Kill a Man Panel, Tobias Buckell (Hurricane Fever), Greg Hurwitz (Don’t Look Back) and others in the autographing area, Table AA09
  • 2:00pm – Ben Tripp.  *Signing The Accidental Highwayman*

Saturday, July 26th

  • 12:00pm – Tobias Buckell.  *Hurricane Fever*
  • 2:00pm – Greg van Eekhout  *Signing: California Bones*
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm – Signing to follow The Art of Fear Panel, Mira Grant and others in the autographing area, Table AA09

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Exhibit Floor

Wednesday – July 23rd, 2014

  • 6:00PM – 7:00PM – George R.R. Martin, Avatar Press Booth #2701.  *Autographing copies of the SKIN TRADE graphic novel and IN THE HOUSE OF THE WORM comic only.*

Thursday – July 24th, 2014

  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM – Ben H. Winters, Quirk Books Booth #1636.  (The Last Policeman Series)
  • 11:00AM – 1:00PM – Janine Spendlove, Small Press P14
  • 11:30AM – Jeff VanderMeer, Abrams Booth #1216.  (Wonderbook)
  • 12:00—1:00PM – Amber Benson signs at the Mysterious Galaxy Booth (Booth #1119)
  • 5:30PM – 7:00PM – Designing the Secret of Kells book signing, Stuart Ng Booths Booth #5012

Friday – July 25, 2014

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Christina Lauren, S&S Booth #1128.  *Giveaway: BEAUTIFUL BASTARD*
  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM – Dan Wallace, DK Booth #1034.  *signing new Spider-Man Character Encyclopedia*
  • 11:00AM—11:45 AM – Django Wexler signs at the Mysterious Galaxy Booth (Booth #1119)
  • 1:00PM – 1:30PM – Rosemary Clement-MooreDebra Driza, and Janine K. Spendlove will be signing copies of Divergent Thinking in Booth #4300
  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM – Jason Fry, DK Star Wars Booth #2913G.  *signing LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary: Updated and Expanded*
  • 1:00PM – 2:00PM – Jim Butcher, Booth #532.
  • 1:00—1:45 PM – Marie Lu signing complimentary ARCS of The Young Elites Mysterious Galaxy Booth (Booth #1119)
  • 2:00PM – 4:00PM – Janine Spendlove, Small Press P14
  • 3:35PM – 4:45PM Diana Gabaldon & Outlander cast signing, Starz Booth #4029. *Ticketed – Stop by the booth Thursday or Friday to find out how to participate*
  • 4:00—4:30 PM – Deb Harkness signs at the Mysterious Galaxy Booth (Booth #1119)
  • 4:15PM – 5:15PM – Nick Abadzis, Abrams booth, #1216
  • 6:00PM – 7:00PM – Designing the Secret of Kells book signing, Stuart Ng Booths Booth #5012
  • Deborah Harkness*Details TBA*
  • Ken Leek, Shook Up Publishing Booth #605.  *Time TBA*

Saturday – July 26, 2014

  • 9:30AM – 2:00PM – Jonathan Moore, Famous Monsters Booth #1507
  • 10:00—10:45 AM – Lev Grossman signs at the Mysterious Galaxy Booth (Booth #1119)
  • 11::ooAM – 2:00PM – Jason Fry, DK Star Wars Booth #2913G.  *signing LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary: Updated and Expanded*
  • 11:00—11:45 AM – Katherine Howe signs at the Mysterious Galaxy Booth (Booth #1119)
  • 1:00PM – 3:00PM – Patrick Rothfuss, Booth #532.  *Free Ticket Required*
  • 1:00PM – 1:30PM – Scott Westerfeld, Mysterious Galaxy Booth #1119
  • 2:00PM – 4:00PM – Janine Spendlove, Signal Fire/Smart Pop Booth #4300
  • 2:00PM – 3:00PM – Adam Bray, DK Star Wars Booth #2913G.  *Star Wars Rebels: The Visual Guide & DK Adventures: Star Wars: What Makes A Monster?*
  • 2:00—2:45 PM – Gini Koch signs at the Mysterious Galaxy Booth (Booth #1119)
  • 3:00PM – 5:00PM – Anne Rice,  Location TBD.  *signing earlier Vampire Chronicles*
  • 5:30PM – 7:00PM – Designing the Secret of Kells book signing, Stuart Ng Booths Booth #5012

Sunday – July 27, 2014

  • 10:00AM – 11:00AM – Adam Bray, DK Star Wars Booth #2913G.  *Star Wars Rebels: The Visual Guide and Free DK Adventures: Star Wars: What Makes a Monster*
  • 11:00AM – 12:00PM – Ransom Riggs, Quirk Books Booth #1636.  (The Peculiar Children Series)
  • 11:00AM – Tonya Hurley, Mysterious Galaxy Booth #1119
  • 12:00—12:45 PM – Anton Strout signs at the Mysterious Galaxy Booth (Booth #1119)
  • 12:30PM – George R.R. Martin, ComiXology Booth #2547.  *Promote and sign copies of The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel and The Sworn Sword: The Graphic Novel published by Jet City Comics. There will be 200 copies of The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel available for free, first-come, first-serve.  Signing will be limited to these two titles*
  • 1:30PM – 2:30PM – Ian Doescher, Quirk Books Booth #1636.  (The William Shakespeare Star Wars Saga)
  • 2:00PM – 3:00PM – Stephen Blackmoore, Mysterious Galaxy Booth #1119.  (Broken Souls)

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Sails Pavilion

Please visit Comic Con International Page for a complete list of Sails Pavilion signings.

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TBA Autograph Events

For announced signings that have yet to be confirmed with dates and times, you can find the information below:

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Autograph Link Menu
Click the links below for our compiled list of autograph information:

Comics and ArtistsFeatured Booths / Exhibit Floor / Sails Pavilion / TBA
Celebrity EntertainmentFeatured Booths / Exhibit Floor / Sails Pavilion / TBA
Publishers and Authors– Featured BoothsExhibit Floor / Sails Pavilion / TBA
OtherFeatured Booths / Exhibit Floor / Sails Pavilion / TBA

As we move closer to SDCC 2014, this page will be updated frequently with any new information or news that we find. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back often.

Have we missed anything? Let us know in the comments.

  • Lia

    Chronicle Books also has some author appearances and signings. Booth 1506.