Maybe you’re already on vacation. Maybe you’re sitting at work, counting down the hours. But either way, now is a good time to catch the latest San Diego Comic-Con 2018 news, with hints of a The LEGO Movie 2 appearance, some hints from Mondo and Funimation, and more.
Here’s a look at the news you might have missed:
- Jennifer Nolan posted a pic of more crocheted critters to be dropped at Comic-Con. The latest are rainbow penguins!
- DC comic book artist Norm Rapmund responded to a fan question on Twitter that he will have a commission list at SDCC. If you’re a fan, find him and get on that list quick.
Yes, I will be taking a commission list at SDCC. 🙂 https://t.co/YTc5cvTMRm
— Norm Rapmund (@NormRapmund) July 1, 2018
- Author and artist Enrico Marini posted on Instagram his SDCC 2018 schedule and he is going to be very busy with panels and signings at multiple locations. Check out his post for details of where to find him at the convention.
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My Signing Schedule at #SDCC 🤗 🦇🃏 SEE YOU THERE #signing Thursday, July 19th 2:30 – 3h30 signing Europe Comics #5524 3:30 – 4:30pm: SIGNING – DC Booth #1915 5:00 – 6:00pm – DC Art Academy panel (Rm 11) Friday, July 20th 12:00 – 1:00pm: SIGNING – DC Booth #1915 1:00 – 1:30pm: STAGE DEMO – DC Booth #1915 3:00 – 4:00pm – DC Batman Family panel (Rm 6DE) 5:00 – 6 :00 pm Signing Europe Comics #5524 Saturday, July 21st 2:30 – 3:30pm: SIGNING – DC Booth #1915 5:00 – 6:00pm signing Insight Comics @dccomics @dargaud #sdcc #signing #comics #comiccon #comicartist #marini #schedule #geek #cosplay #freesigning #batman #joker #thedarkprincecharming #dccomics #dargaud #international #sandiego #july #stage #demo #seeyou #seeyouthere #theplacetobe #omg #booth #awesome #amazing
- Famous Monsters posted on Twitter that they will have special effects makeup artist Walter Welsh from Syfy’s Face Off at SDCC doing live makeup demonstrations.
If you’re a fan of the SFX Makeup Show Face Off, you’re familiar with Walter Welsh! He’s going to be having out with Famous Monsters at Comic-Con this month in San Diego showing off his awesome work with live demos! Check out @WelshCreations to see his work 💀#sfxmakeup #thanos https://t.co/0XJswSOWbA
— Famous Monsters (@FamousMonsters) July 1, 2018
- BeeFy and Co are bringing another adorable exclusive to SDCC booth #5051. This one has nine poseable tails and will be limited to a run of only 100. Snatch one up at the convention as quick as you can.
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What’s more awesome than 8 pose-able tails? 9 POSE-ABLE TAILS! We will be releasing the “Chakra” Kyubipoo SDCC EXCLUSIVE at our BeeFy & Co. Booth #5051. $30 Each Limited Edition of 100. #sdccexclusive #sdcc #sdcc2018 #kyubi #naruto #ninetails #designerplush #plush #bestplushintheworld #actionplush #newrelease
- Ken Penders posted on Twitter that he as the cover artist and writer Elliot S! Maggin will be bringing the Superman Lost Son of Krypton novel to San Diego Comic-Con. It will be the first time it has been in print since 1978. Copies are available for pre-order for $25 and will come signed by both artists.
I'm taking pre-orders for the rerelease of @Maggin 's SUPERMAN novel LOST SON OF KRYPTON, which hasn't been in print since 1978. The book is scheduled to come out during @Comic_Con & will retail for $25. Pre-orders will be guaranteed copies signed by both Elliot & I (cover art). pic.twitter.com/zOOFR4NWUh
— Ken Penders (@KenPenders) July 2, 2018
- Weta Workshops posted a tease on Twitter of Middle Earth collectibles headed to San Diego. There is even a fun video that helps build the suspense, but it says it won’t be revealed until July 18th.
Any guesses at the Middle-earth collectibles we're revealing at @Comic_Con? Our crew are going to extreme lengths to keep them secret, keep them safe: https://t.co/nqoq1K7XLU pic.twitter.com/DMP0mYNGB7
— Weta Workshop (@WetaWorkshop) July 1, 2018
- Matthew Ashton design VP at Lego and executive producer of The Lego Movie 1 & 2 responded on Twitter that something special is headed to the convention. Could we be getting The LEGO Movie 2 as part of the WB Hall H presentation? Seems likely.
I believe something special is happening at @Comic_Con 😉 that’s all I’m sayin’!
— Matthew Ashton (@matthew__ashton) July 1, 2018
- Creator of Star vs. The Forces of Evil Daron Nefcy announced on Twitter that there will be a limited signing for the show in the Sails Pavillion on July 19th. Check out the post for all the details.
STAR VS Comic-Con Autograph Session *Limited Signings* – 7/19 @ 11:45a, Sails Pavilion AA03
Must be in line for a wristband before 8:30a on 7/19, outside Ballroom 20. See Comic-Con Program Schedule for full info!
— Daron Nefcy (@DaronNefcy) June 29, 2018
- Bob Schooley the executive producer for the Big Hero 6 TV show posted on Twitter that there will also be a limited signing for the show in the Sails Pavilion on July 21st. Details are in the post.
FYI: Big Hero 6 The Series Comic-Con Autograph Session *Limited Signings* – 7/21 @ 2:30p, Sails Pavilion AA02
Must be in line for a wristband before 8:30a on 7/21, outside Ballroom 20. See Comic-Con Program Schedule for more info!
— 鮑伯-斯庫里 (@bob_schooley) June 29, 2018
- Hero Within has posted an exclusive headed to Comic-Con. In celebration of the 80th anniversary of Superman they will be bringing a Superman inspired blazer.
— Hero Within @ SDCC (@HeroWithinInc) July 2, 2018
- Illustrator and concept artist Marcelo Matere posted on Twitter that his commissions list is now open. Check out the details in the post if you’re interested.
My SDCC pre-show commission list is officially open! If you are interested please email me at email@example.com with subject SDCC18 Sketch List. #Transformers #SDCC2018 #marcelomatere #sketch #artistalley pic.twitter.com/6d5XhJsyWs
— Marcelo Matere (@marcelomatere) July 2, 2018
- Illustrator Chris Lee is debuting some new stickers at SDCC booth #1535.
— Chris Lee · SDCC Booth 1535 (@thebeast_isback) July 2, 2018
- Nate Mitchell revealed on Instagram his new 10-Doh 10-Finity SDCC 2018 exclusive. It will be $20 and should be an edition of 100. Nate says there are more announcements coming soon.
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I guess this is the official announcement for my 10-Finity SDCC 2018 Exclusive. I’ve made 75 and should be able to make 100 total. They’ll be 20 bucks and maybe they’ll sell well. Ha. Kind of a big announcement coming tomorrow, so stay tuned. #squidkidsink #forgeeksbygeeks #soanalog #10doh #mini10doh #sdcc #sdcc2018 #sandiegocomicon #infinity
- Amy Mebberson posted on Instagram her Black Panther originals she will be bringing to table F7.
- Funimation answered on Twitter that they will be revealing what is headed to San Diego Comic-Con after Anime Expo.
We've got some stuff in the works 🤗 we'll be making SDCC announcements as soon as we get through Anime Expo!
— Funimation (@FUNimation) July 2, 2018
- Artist Val Hochberg is bringing some original art to San Diego Comic-Con small press N-12. She is also working on a Star Wars series with more reveals coming soon.
Already hard at work on new one-of-a-kind #OriginalArt pieces for #SDCC! Prepare yourself for more frequent updates on my art progress! 😀
Working on a special collection of adorable #StarWars vehicle/critter pieces… Can't wait to share them with you! pic.twitter.com/auRP7Md3cV
— Val Hochberg 💖 SDCC Small Press N-12 (@kickgirl) July 2, 2018
- Story artist for Disney, Fox and Warner Brothers Hank Tucker is bringing his comic creation Actual Roger to Comic-Con. He will bringing four boxes of his full color convention special issue #1 with him.
Which reminds me: four boxes of THE ACTUAL ROGER Issue 1 Convention Special issues just landed on my doorstep – printed in full color and ready for SDCC…which I’ll be attending along with several GREAT ALTERNA creators! Come and get ‘em 7/ 19 – 22!! pic.twitter.com/MVDbOLEPAg
— Hank Tucker (@HTucker007) July 2, 2018
- Disney, Warner Brothers, Mezco Toys and Marvel artist Christopher Uminga will be at SDCC artist alley BB18 and he will be bringing this Teen Titans Go piece with him.
Finally finished up this new Teen Titans Go piece for SDCC.Ill be set up @ BB18 in artist alley. @Procreate @SD_Comic_Con #teentitans #teentitansgo #dccomics #robin #cyborg #raven #beastboy #starfire #booyah #digitalpainting #art #sketch #drawing #sdcc2018 @dccomics #uminga pic.twitter.com/BwHWpr92be
— Christopher Uminga (@Uminga720) July 2, 2018
- Mondo responded to a question on Twitter that they will have lots of SDCC news coming soon.
Lots of news coming soon!
— MONDO (@MondoNews) July 2, 2018