Under the Tents: Eric Shanower, Joshua Middleton, Monkey Minion Press, Puglie

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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

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