WonderPost: Power Rangers, Comic Creator Connection, Con*Quest Journals, CAC, Artists

In WonderCon by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

We know most of you are just a little preoccupied with Open Registration for San Diego Comic-Con, happening this Saturday, but that doesn’t mean that news for WonderCon hasn’t just kept rolling along. This week, we’ve got word on some Power Rangers cast members you’ll be able to find at the convention, how to meet up with the artist or writer to make your comic dreams come true, news on Con*Quest Journals, the Comics Arts Conference schedule, and much, more more.

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

  • Gabby Zapata is probably a name you’ve seen a lot in this segment, and we’re excited that she recently announced that she has finished 99% of all of her very cool Marvel and DC comics ladies prints. You’ll be able to snap them up at WonderCon.

  • Con*Quest Adventure Journals, who create journals specifically for documenting all of your con memories, announced via Twitter that they will be exhibiting at WonderCon this year. You can find them in Booth 124.

  • It’s morphin’ time. The Official Power Morphicon has the details on which members of the Power Rangers cast will be in attendance, including Power Rangers Lost Galaxy actors Valerie Vernon, Melody Perkins, and Danny Slavin, as well as Power Rangers Time Force actor Dan Southworth.

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  • Love science? Love Star Wars? Then Kieran Dickson has some good news for you, as their “Science of Star Wars” panel was accepted at the convention.

  • The Comic Creator Connection is returning to WonderCon this year. If you’re a comic writer or artist, looking to find your partner in crime in the world of making comics, then stop by on either Friday, April 3, from 7PM to 9PM or Sunday, April 5, from 11AM to 1PM. Writers and artists will be able to “sit down and meet each other in a neutral environment” in 5-minute one-on-one sessions. You can find more information on Comic-Con International’s Toucan Blog.

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  • Artist James Salvani showed off a new head shot of Eyeore that will be available at ECCC, WonderCon, and C2E2.

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  • Chibi Bubble Nija’s Sewing & Kigurumi Cafe opened up a new commission for WonderCon, according to their Facebook. You can request Teta from Legend of Zelda: The Wind Walker by visiting their FB page.

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  • Ann Shen, an illustrator and designer, revealed that she is working on “new additions” to her City Love series, which will be debuting at WonderCon. She showed off her progress on Instagram:

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  • Although the complete WonderCon schedule won’t be out until two weeks before the event, Comic-Con International revealed the Comics Arts Conference schedule. The Comics Arts Conference is “one of the leading academic programs devoted to comics in the country”, and are an annual staple at both WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con. You can view the complete CAC schedule on the Toucan Blog.

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