Under The Tents: Scion SDCC Contest, NECA, Molly Quinn, John Romita Jr., 2000AD, Dynamite

In Exclusives, General News by The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog StaffLeave a Comment

The team might be busy preparing for this week’s WonderCon, but that doesn’t mean we’re not continually hunting for news on this July’s San Diego Comic-Con. This week we have tons of news – including a new SDCC contest, artist and writer appearances, a new Behemoth game for the Xbox One, more exclusives and Molly Quinn! Please let it be a Castle panel…please!

And if you’re going to be in Anaheim next weekend, be sure to stop by our First Annual WonderCon Meetup Presented by Warner Archive. You’ll be glad you did!

With that said, here’s the stuff you might have missed:

  • Author of the popular series Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Laini Taylor, has revealed through her website events page that she will be attending the con in July.  Her schedule is still to be announced.
  • In answer to a fan’s question regarding SDCC exclusives, NECA revealed via its Twitter account that the company will be bringing a Pacific Rim exclusive.  No word yet on whether it will be a Jaeger or Kaiju, but we will update when he have more information.

  • Looney Labs, a card and board game manufacturer, announced on Twitter that it will be at SDCC.

  •  According to IGN, indie video game developer The Behemoth is working on a new Xbox One game. Although details about the project, tentatively titled “Game 4” are scarce, the developer did say we’d be learning more at Comic-Con this summer.
  • Actress Molly Quinn announced on Twitter that she’ll be attending San Diego Comic-Con this July. Last summer she attended with The Thrilling Adventure Hour for some live theater shows, although it’s also possible that she may finally be returning for a Castle panel.

  • Jennie Wood, author of the comic Flutter and other works, revealed on her website that she’ll be attending Comic-Con.
  • Fans of Marvel artist John Romita Jr. can only find him at one place this summer: Comic-Con. Florida Super Con sent out a press release announcing that due to a family tragedy, Romita will be canceling all other appearances this year.
  • Canadian-based movie and TV studio Bron Studios announced on Twitter that it will be promoting its latest animated project at Comic-Con.

  • Comic book writer Felipe Smith announced via Twitter he will be attending SDCC and WonderCon.

  • UK comics publisher and home of Judge Dread, 2000AD, has announced via Twitter it will be back at its usual spot on the exhibit floor, booth #2806.

  • Breygent Marketing, Inc. showed off a sneak peek on Facebook of some of its Dynamite Entertainment Limited Edition Sketch Art Cards, to be released at SDCC this year.

Dynamite Sketch Art Cards SDCC 2014

And in another Facebook post, showing off the “Women of Dynamite” sketch art cards.

 

  • David Mack, New York Times best selling author and artist for Marvel’s Daredevil, will be at the Century Guild booth during Comic-Con selling his new art book, which is currently in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign.

  • Disney comics artist James Silvani will be previewing his new book, Draw-A-Saurus, at SDCC, which will be released this September, he announced via Twitter.

Anything we missed? Let us know in the comments, drop us a line or tweet us at @SD_Comic_Con.