ComicCon Saterday and Sunday line-up released

ComicCon Saterday and Sunday line-up released

Sunday, July 9th, 2006 4:29pm CDT

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The San Diego Comic Con International, which will hold its next comic book convention from July 20th through July 23rd, now have also announced their Saturday and Sunday lineup. This includes the following;

SATURDAY

11:30-12:30 Top Cow: Freshmen— Top Cow president/COO Matt Hawkins, the Freshmen crew with Seth Green (Robot Chicken, Austin Powers) and Hugh Sterbakov, and the rest of the herd will showcase next year's big launches and projects! Room 8

1:00-2:00 Passion, Politics, and Independent Production: The Broken Saints Effect— Celebrated voice talents Michael Dobson (Kazuki Fuse, Jin, Roh) and David Kaye (Megatron, Beast Wars) discuss the upcoming Fox Home Entertainment release of the cult animated comic epic with outspoken series creators Brooke Burgess, Ian Kirby, and Andrew West. Expect some major revelations about the past, present, and future of this compelling and controversial project—along with some exclusive giveaways during the panel! Room 4

2:00-3:30 Cartoon Voices I— A demonstration of the fine art of talking for cartoons. With Maurice La Marche (Pinky and the Brain), Katie Leigh (Dungeons & Dragons), Greg Berg (Muppet Babies), Gregg Berger (Transformers), Michael Bell (G.I. Joe) and Alan Oppenheimer (Masters of the Universe). Mark Evanier plays the guy in charge. Room 6CDEF

2:30-3:30 Devil’s Due Publishing: Hack/Slash— Hack/Slash, the cult hit comic book series sensation, is coming to theaters courtesy of Universal Studios genre division, Rogue Pictures. The film's director Todd Lincoln (The Fly remake) and his writing partner Martin Schenk (Road to Hell) will be on hand, along with series creator Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Loaded Bible), Devil's Due president Josh Blaylock (How to Self Publish), and movie producers Adrian Askarieh (Spy-Hunter) and Daniel Alter (Hitman), to discuss what's in store for Cassie Hack's big-screen adventure. Room 2

3:00-4:00 Comic Book Writers Talk About Writing— From creative issues to business matters, from breaking in to breaking out, top comics writers Tom DeFalco (Spider-Girl), Kurt Busiek (Astro City), Robert Kirkman (Invincible), Steven Grant (The Punisher), and a couple of surprise guests talk about their art, their craft, and whatever else may come up. They’ll answer your questions, too. If you've ever wondered how comics writers think and how they make the choices they make, this panel is for you. Moderated by longtime Spider-Man group editor Danny Fingeroth (editor-in-chief, Write Now Magazine). Room 8

5:30-7:00 Animation Story Meeting— Travel to a dark place, seldom seen by outsiders: an animation story meeting. See and hear how an idea for an animated superhero story goes from one-sentence premise all the way to full-blown, beginning-middle-and-end story (with hardly any blood being spilled). The all-star writing staff for this event will consist of Adam Beechen (Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi), Craig Miller (Pocket Dragons), Robert Skir (Godzilla), comics giant Len Wein, and Amy Wolfram (Teen Titans). Moderated by Stan Berkowitz (Justice League). Audience participation will be welcome—especially if the team encounters mass writers' block. Room 24A


SUNDAY

10:30-12:00 Media Tie-In Writers: United and Licensed to Thrill!— The hottest adventures for your favorite films and television shows aren't only happening on the screen. From Star Trek and Star Wars, to Buffy and Superman, to CSI and Monk, some of fiction's best-selling novels are media tie-ins. This year saw the organization of the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers, and many of its members are here to share secrets from the familiar worlds they work to expand in print! This all-star panel of scribes are licensed to thrill! Alongside moderator Andy Mangels (Star Trek, Roswell) are Nancy Holder (Buffy, Smallville, Hulk), David Seidman (Fantastic Four, King Kong, Disney), Terry Erdmann (Monk, Last Samurai, Star Trek), Marv Wolfman (Superman Returns, Crisis on Infinite Earths), Jeff Mariotte (Angel, Superman, Conan), and David R. George III (Star Trek). Find out what the future holds in store for your favorite franchises! Room 2

1:00-2:00 The Jewish Side of Comics— Rabbi Simcha Weinstein (Up Up and Oy Vey) will present Biblical "superhero" archetypes; Danny Fingeroth (Disguised as Clark Kent) will discuss Jewish comics creators and the superheroes they dreamed up; J.T . Waldman (Megillat Esther) will talk about his biblical graphic novel adaptation; and Marv Wolfman (Homeland) will share his thoughts about the graphic novel he's writing, which presents the history of the state of Israel. Moderated by Steven M. Bergson (jewishcomics.blogspot.com). Room 4

1:00-2:30 Cartoon Voices II— So nice, we decided to do it twice! A mainstay of Comic-Con’s Saturday programming slate, here’s an all-new Sunday edition of Cartoon Voices, hosted, as always, by Mark Evanier. Mark is joined by vocal impressarios Billy West (Futurama), April Stewart (South Park), Bob Bergen (Porky Pig), Kimberly Brooks (Mucha Lucha), and Wally Wingert (Family Guy). Room 6CDEF

Credit(s): www.comic-con.org


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