Under the Tents 2023: CMON Games, Whilce Portacio, Devil’s Due, Jason Edmiston

Happy Monday, Comic-Con friends! We have so much planning to do! It’s the start of the last full week before the convention so expect new reveals and announcements every single day, starting with this Under the Tents full of autograph news, commission news, free comic news and exclusive news. It’s all the new news you can use.

Let’s take a look at the new news:

  • We Can Be Heroes is shaping up to be a hotbed of activity with the addition of Lizzie Freeman (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, Tokyo Revengers, Genshin Impact) Find Freeman doing photo-ops and signatures on Saturday, July 22 and booth #1901.
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  • South Korean band SEVENTEEN (strangely, with only 13 members) is the subject of this carat shaped, transparent enamel pin by Genevieve Santos “Le Petit Elefant”. All of Santos’ exclusives will be available at Small Press booth #L-08.
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  • Acclaimed artist Whilce Portacio (Spawn, Uncanny X-Men, Longshot) has been busy at work since the early 80s, having landed a gig with Marvel after a portfolio review at San Diego Comic-Con. Now, you can see him there on the other side of the table, #4504, with original art, comics and the Comic Boot Camp Starter Pack. 
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  • Here’s a look at all four of the record album DC character mash up prints that Kevin Gemser will have at Comic-Con, booth #CC-13. My favorite is the Duran Duran x Catwoman one, what’s yours?

  • Please don’t lollygag when going to pic up this exclusive vinyl toy from Lollygag! The “Hip Hop Hooray Off the Hook 80s Edition” will be putting down beats at booth #4532.
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  • Dingbat Comics will be serving up some exclusive ashcan editions of their titles of Island Kingdom: Surf or Die #1 and “Dingbat and the Puce Avengers” #1. You can find both of them, and all the other Dingbat goodies at booth #1221.
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  • Devil’s Due creator Josh Blaylock is opening will be offering up five commission slots per day, first come, first served only while at Comic-Con. Make a beeline for booth #2207 to secure your spot.

  • While you’re over at the Devil’s Due booth, #2207, you’ll also be able to pick up the first ever 0N1 Force print comic book. This preview is being offered FREE but is limited to 2000 copies.

  • Is this the mash-up you’ve been pining for? Life in plastic….err….prehistoric is fantastic with the role-reversed Conan the Barbarian x Barbie print by Lawrence Denvir, available at Small Press booth #H-01.

  • Last Podcast on the Left, the popular podcast which covers “all the horrors the world has to offer, both imagined and real” , mentioned on a recent episode that they will be doing a signing on Friday, July 21, and “likely” on Saturday, July 22 as well. While we don’t yet have details, odds are that it will be with Z2 Comics, as they are on Z2’s panel on Friday.

  • Original art expert Scott Eder will be in his usual spot at booth #4513 with loads and loads of fabulous original art to peruse.

  • Check out the little tushie on this crocheted Gudetama! Thanks for reminding us to take it (over) easy! Find this crocheted cutie from the Nifty Neuron during SDCC and “finders, keepers” it’s yours!

  • Catch up with some pals over coffee! Jackie Dallas and friends will be at Lestat’s Coffee House 1041 University Ave, San Diego for a meet & greet from 8pm -10pm on Thursday.
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  • Pins are cool but FREE pins are even more cool. A limited number of free collector’s pins will be given away each morning of San Diego Comic-Con at the Premium Collectibles Studio booth, #3348.

  • And while we’re on the subject of pins, check out these fantastic ones featuring the backdrop of our favorite building! There will be 5 pins total, one each day and you can purchase them from the Sofa Wolf Press booth, #1236.

  • CMON Games invites all San Diego Comic-Con attendees to demo their new board game, Stranger Things: Upside Down at booth #329. They will also be offering timed giveaways. Now you’re speaking my language!

Anything we missed? Let us know by dropping us a line, or tweet us at @SD_Comic_Con.

If you missed our previous Under the Tents 2023 posts, you can find them HERE

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