Z2 Comics are here to rock San Digo Comic-Con, with exciting talent all week long. They’e bringing the electro-reggae group Major Lazer (Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums) for their new graphic novel Year Negative One, Schitt’s Creek star Emily Hampshire to preview her upcoming graphic novel Amelia Aierwood: Basic Witch; the trio behind Last Podcast on the Last; and more.
You can find them o the show floor at Booth #2621, where they’ll have signings for:
Thursday, July 21
- 11am – 12pm – Brittany & Brianna Winner (Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: 40×40)
- 2:15pm – 3:15pm – Major Lazer
- 4pm – 5pm – Spencer Charnas (Ice Nine Kills) & Phillip Sevy
Friday, July 22
- 11am – 12pm – Steve Niles (Dio: Holy Diver)
- 12pm – 1pm – Last Podcast on the Left
- 1:30pm – 2:30pm – Spencer Charnas (Ice Nine Kills) & Phillip Sevy (Ice Nine Kills: Inked in Blood)
- 3pm – 4pm – Charlie Benante (Anthrax) & Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies)
- 4pm – 5pm – Emily Hampshire (Schitt’s Creek)
Saturday, July 23
- 11am – 12pm – Last Podcast on the Left
- 1pm – 2pm – Jimmy Palmiotti & Amanda Conner (Blondie: Against the Odds)
- 2pm – 3pm – Charlie Benante (Anthrax) & Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies)
- 3pm – 4pm – Chris Miskiewicz & Vincent Kings (This Is Where We Fall)
Sunday, July 24
- 11am – 12pm – Jason Derulo (UZO)
- 1pm – 2pm – Jazzlyn Stone & Liana Kangas (Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: 40×40)
You can also catch them with panels throughout the week, including:
Thursday, July 21
Z2 Comics: Major Lazer: Year Negative One
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Major Lazer has been making the world smaller by making the party bigger since 2008, merging the worlds of dance hall, reggaeton, afrobeat, and beyond through the eclectic collaboration of Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Ape Drums. At the center of this collective stands the eponymous figure—a man defined by his lethal bionic arm and equally lethal beats. Discover Jamaica’s greatest hero in Major Lazer: Year Negative One, a new graphic novel written and drawn by Major Lazer art director Ferry Gouw. Join Major Lazer’s own Diplo, Walshy Fire, Ape Drums, and Gouw for an exclusive look into a world of vampires, zombies, and brawling club owners during this essential panel on the making of a modern cross-media action icon. Moderated by Ryan Downey (MTV, Loudwire).
Friday, July 22
Z2 Comics: The Last Comic Book on the Left with Ben, Marcus, Henry, and Special Guest David Dastmalchian, 10:30AM – 11:30AM
Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks, and Henry Zebrowski have been filling our ears with laughs and shrieks for over a decade with The Last Podcast on the Left. This summer, their hilarious, obsessively-researched tales of the morbid and morose transcended mediums for The Last Comic Book on the Left, a chilling anthology filled with Last Podcast icons including Detective Popcorn, the Sandown Clown, and John Wayne Gacy. Join the trio and Last Comic writer/rad actor David Dastmalchian (Count Crowley, Suicide Squad) for a hilarious panel filled with tons of heart—both metaphorical and literal. Moderated by Z2 Comics Publisher Joshua Frankel.
Z2 Comics: Emily Hampshire Conjures Magic with Amelia Aierwood
5:30PM – 6:30PM
This autumn, actress Emily Hampshire will cast a spell of delight and whimsy over readers with Amelia Aierwood: Basic Witch. The breakout star of Schitt’s Creek and the upcoming sci-fi series The Rig will jump from the screen to the panel in the charming tale of a black-sheep witch struggling in the shadow of her reality-show family. Join Emily as she shows an exclusive, enchanting preview of her upcoming graphic novel. Moderated by Nerdist Editor-in-Chief Amy Ratcliffe.