Nothing says we’re in the thick of “con season” quite like a triple dose of Under the Tents. But, here we are, with more announcements, more exclusives and more teases and more fun.
Let’s take a look at the news you might have missed:
- Scott’s Collectibles is hosting Joshua Middleton, back at SDCC for the first time in five years. Plan on his signings to fill up quickly.
- Creator of Age of Bronze Eric Shanower will be attending SDCC this year, you can find him in Artist Alley at BB-01. You’ll want to check out his Wizard of Oz books if you haven’t already, they are perfect.
- Academic nonfiction publisher, McFarland Books will be attending Comic-Con. Be sure to swing by and wish them a happy 40th anniversary.
- When the kids are away the Mom will….paint? That’s the case for Nan Hockin, who showed off a watercolor piece she will be be bringing to SDCC.
- Eisner award nominee Ray Fawkes has San Diego Comic-Con on his schedule for the summer.
- If you missed out on pre-ordering Alex Pardee’s Brightmares & Deadlines book, you’ll have one more chance at SDCC to pick it up.
All pre-orders for my new art book “BRIGHTMARES & DEADLINES” are now SOLD OUT! Thank you incredibly! I will be putting this into a second printing in a few months and I SHOULD have a few copies set aside for #SDCC but I’ll keep you updated. But for now, DONEZO! 🙏🙏🙏🙏. pic.twitter.com/6TN8Ig7Vn4
— Alex Pardee (@alexpardee) June 11, 2019
- Comic creator Frank Gogol has had a full schedule all this year, but he’s not missing SDCC on his list.
- Gather ye rogues, barbarians and monks….the Wizards of the Coast Dungeons & Dragons team will be present and accounted for at Comic-Con next month.
- Public speaker and Tarzan expert Scott Tracy Griffin has SDCC on his appearance schedule for July. Griffin also serves as the Director of Special Projects for Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.
- You won’t even need to use a Marauder’s Map to find Ken Choy at SDCC, as he’ll be moderating a Harry Potter panel with giveaways.
I now can announce the title of my #SDCC2019 panel:
"Collecting Harry Potter"
There will be #HarryPotter GIVEAWAYS!
Stay tuned for date, time, and room. pic.twitter.com/BcdtF0MPj9
— Ken Choy (@kenchoy) June 11, 2019
— Ken Choy (@kenchoy) May 31, 2019
- New York Times bestselling author Delilah Dawson’s new IDW series, Star Pig, should be hitting the shelves at your local comic book store shortly after SDCC, but maybe we’ll get a preview since she’ll be there in person? Fingers crossed!
- Some of us here at the Ublog are extraordinarily excited about this announcement. (Hint: It’s the two of us who own pugs.) Puglie will be large and in charge at SDCC.
As a heads up, my confirmed convention season are as follows: ⠀
– Car Free Day West End⠀
– Car Free Day Main Street⠀
– Anime Expo⠀
– San Diego Comic Con⠀
– Anime Revolution⠀
– What’s Poppin’⠀
– PAX West⠀
– New York Comic Con
— Puglie Pug (@PugliePug) June 11, 2019
- Bling Squared Cute Glass is showing off a brand new creation, look for it, and so many other adorable glass creations, at Comic-Con.
- And lastly tonight, from Monkey Minion Press, Dane Ault is working against a deadline to create something… something that looks very familiar. We look forward to seeing what this becomes.