Under the Tents 2023: DSLTLRY, Junko Mizuno, Ethan Castillo, Asylum Press, DCDcollects, Cat Staggs

Have you not had enough SDCC 2023 news? Are you not entertained? Of course not, that’s why we’re bringing you another edition of Under the Tents with more hot San Diego Comic-Con news. Read on for news from Junko Mizuno, Gary Sassaman, Ethan Castillo, and a lot more.

Here’s a look at what you might have missed:

  • Swing by DSTLRY Media’s Booth #2314 to find a new MOMINU designed by artist Junko Mizuno, available at SDCC 2023 first, then comic stores starting August 30.

  • I packed my bags last night pre-flight. Zero-hour: 9:00am. Rocket over to Rocketship Entertainment’s Booth #2707 to find New York Times bestselling cartoonist Nick Deluk, where he’ll be doing free sketches throughout the con. And I think it’s gonna be a long, long time…

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  • If you’ve ever wondered what the former Program Director for Comic-Con International would have in his comic book collection, you’re about to find out when Gary Sassaman, former CCI Program Director and frequent SDConCast guest, presents his panel “Still Crazy After All These Years” featuring his work Tales from My Spinner Rack.
  • If you’re a Gen-Xer like me, you remember that the horror films of the 1990s were as grunge and emo as we were. Artist Frank Forte and Asylum Press want to celebrate that special time in horror history with their panel, Splattergore: The History of ’90s Horror, Underground and Outlaw Comics, on Thursday, July 20 from 7:00pm-8:00pm PT in Room 25AB.

  • Collectors community DCDcollects tweeted a sneak peek at their SDCC 2023 exclusive limited edition prints they’re bringing to Booth #1605, where you’ll also be able to meet the artist, Kai Lun Qu.

  • Star Wars artist Lee Kohse also teased a work-in-progress of his limited edition Metropolis movie poster he’s designing for DCDcollects Booth #1605.
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  • Storm King Comics is bringing some heavy hitters to Booth #1935 at San Diego Comic-Con 2023. Their first guest is artist Cat Staggs, whose credits include Orphan Black, Star Wars, and Wonder Woman ’77.

  • Local Cajon Valley School District Assistant Principal Chris Garcia and his colleague, Cajon Valley School District Teacher William Stuchel, have integrated comic books and pop culture into their curriculum, and they want to show you at their SDCC 2023 panel on Sunday, July 23 from 3pm PT to 4pm PT in Room 3: Unleashing the Strength-Based Themes of Iconic Characters and Crafting Your Own Superhero.

  • Comic artist and hilarious insomniac Hannah Hilliam will be back in Artists’ Alley at SDCC this year at Table #BB-01 with some exclusive Trongleman holographic stickers. All hail Trongleman.
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  • Filipino-American comics publisher Kwento Comics is coming to their first-ever San Diego Comic-Con this year to Small Press Table #Q-13 with their first graphic novel based on their The Mask of Haliya series as well as issues #4 and #5 of the series.

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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