IDW Publishing & Top Shelf’s Baltimore Comic-Con 2015 Schedule - Press Release

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Yet more comics news from IDW Publishing, as they shared with us their schedule for this weekend's Baltimore Comic-con 2015 - featuring artist Andrew Griffith in their Transformers related signing slots! Make sure to pop by if you're in the area, grab a print or several, and check out the other IDW exclusives too.

IDW Publishing & Top Shelf’s Baltimore Comic-Con 2015 Schedule
Exclusives, Panels & Signings Revealed!

San Diego, CA (September 22, 2015) – IDW and Top Shelf will be at Baltimore Comic-Con 2015 this weekend! Come by Booth #2004 for an exciting convention exclusive and an impressive list of talent signings. And don't forget to look for their two highly entertaining (and informative) panels! Get your schedules at the ready, because you won't want to miss IDW in Baltimore!


Walter Simonson’s Ragnarök: Artist’s Edition Portfolio
Walter Simonson’s Ragnarök Artist’s Edition Portfolio features all 12 covers—main and variants—from the acclaimed writer/artist’s first six-issue story arc. Simonson, an Eisner Award-winning creator of such classics as Thor, Alien: The Illustrated Story, Manhunter and Star Slammers, has returned to his love of Norse mythology in the pages of Ragnarök. Like all our AE books and portfolios, each image has been meticulously scanned and reproduced to the same exacting standards that have made Artist’s Editions the most imitated line in comics.
$40, Limited to 200 copies, 3 per person

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Lithograph
Convention exclusive lithograph featuring the stunning interconnecting covers of TMNT #45 through to the landmark 50th issue by Mateus Santolouco.
$10, Limited to 200 copies, 3 per person


Friday, September 25

2:00 – 3:00 Ragnarök – Walter Simonson
(*Check out the exclusive Portfolio!)
3:00 – 4:00 Transformers – Andrew Griffith

5:00PM–6:00PM, Room 339-442
IDW Publishing: The Big Panel! —This is the big one! Join IDW President Greg Goldstein and VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, and along with industry legend Walter Simonson, James Tynion IV, and a host of surprise special guests you won’t believe, as they blow away a room full of shocked comic fans. Shocking announcements! Amazing prizes! Q&A! This one will have it all.

Saturday, September 26

11:00AM–12:00AM, Room 343-344
IDW: The Masters Series: Walter Simonson — Join industry legend Walter Simonson, for the first in a series of special in-depth panels exploring artists and the art they love! Ever been curious about who influenced the best artists in the business? Of course you have! IDW President Greg Goldstein moderates this unique one-on-one panel. Sure to be a spirited discussion about old influences, new impressions, and maybe even a sneak-peek at some of new work! Come early and stay late — Walter will share his great tales of the comic world, and hopefully will have time for a little Q&A at the end as well!

11:00 – 12:00 Skylanders – Ron Marz
12:00 – 1:00 Long Distance – Thom Zahler
1:00 – 2:00 Ragnarök – Walter Simonson (*Check out the exclusive Portfolio!)
2:00 – 3:00 Mike Zeck’s Classic Marvel Stories Artist Edition – Mike Zeck
2:00 – 3:00 The Story of My Tits – Jennifer Hayden
3:00 – 4:00 Don Rosa’s Life & Times of Scrooge McDuck Artist Edition – Don Rosa
4:00 – 5:00 Transformers – Andrew Griffith
5:00 – 6:00 TMNT, Strange Nation – Paul Allor

Sunday, September 27th

11:00 – 12:00 The Story of My Tits – Jennifer Hayden
2:00 – 3:00 My Little Pony – Katie Cook

About IDW
IDW Publishing is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Disney’s classic characters including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Uncle Scrooge; Paramount/CBS’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Zombies vs. Robots by Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood; Ragnarök from Eisner Award-winner Walter Simonson; and Little Nemo from the award-winning duo of Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to acclaimed imprints such as the Library of American Comics, which publishes classic comic reprints, Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio, IDW Artist’s Editions, and Top Shelf Productions.

IDW Entertainment launched in November 2013 to distribute productions globally and to develop film and television properties based on IDW's extensive catalog. Three projects are set up: “Wynonna Earp,” a property distributed globally by IDW Entertainment and licensed to Syfy in the U.S.; “Brooklyn Animal Control”, a property created by JT Petty and produced by David Goyer, has a pilot order at USA; and Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, with writer/executive producer Max Landis at BBC America. IDW Entertainment’s development slate of properties includes the chilling vampire thriller, V Wars, by New York Times Best-Seller Jonathan Maberry with writer/executive producer Tim Schlattmann (“Dexter,” “Smallville”); political conspiracy series, Cobb, with writer/executive producer Thania St. John (“Chicago Fire,” “Covert Affairs”); supernatural action series, Pantheon, with co-creator Michael Chiklis (“The Shield”); Wormwood by Ben Templesmith with writer David M Stern (“The Simpsons, Ugly Americans); among others.

IDW also has several active theatrical projects in development. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood's Lore; Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film; and Alex Kurtzman is producing a movie based on Locke & Key at Universal

Credit(s): IDW

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Re: IDW Publishing & Top Shelf’s Baltimore Comic-Con 2015 Schedule - Press Release (1730206)
Posted by Va'al on September 30th, 2015 @ 4:09pm CDT
IDW Transformers artist and friend Ken Christiansen has dropped us a line informing us of his presence at New York Comic Con 2015 - taking place the weekend of 8-11 October - with a whole bunch of artwork and new prints, including the Prowl one you can preview below, plus an exclusive process image of the print! Find out more at Ken's blog, and make sure to say hi in you're in the neighbourhood.

I'll be appearing at New York Comic Con, October 8-11! I'll be in the Artist Alley, at table BB-7.

I'll be selling Prints, Sketchbooks, Lots of New Original Artwork, and taking commissions at the con. Commission Pre-orders are OPEN - contact, or visit the Art of Ken Christiansen on Facebook.

Commission Pricing for NYCC: $100 for B/W Half Figure, $150 for B/W Full Figure OR Color Half Figure, $200 Color Full Figure.

I will have two new prints with me - check out these preview images!

Re: IDW Publishing & Top Shelf’s Baltimore Comic-Con 2015 Schedule - Press Release (1730210)
Posted by Va'al on September 30th, 2015 @ 4:16pm CDT
Another IDW Transformers artist will also be taking part in the New York Comic Con at the Javits Center over the 8-11 October weekend next month: Andrew Griffith, current regular on The Transformers! Check out below his table number, and nice Optimus Prime image too.

If you're coming to New York Comic Con come see me in Artist Alley! I'll be at Artist Alley Table I-18. Oct 8-11.

Re: IDW Publishing & Top Shelf’s Baltimore Comic-Con 2015 Schedule - Press Release (1730238)
Posted by Thormind on September 30th, 2015 @ 7:45pm CDT

Wow, any poster size available? :)
Re: IDW Publishing & Top Shelf’s Baltimore Comic-Con 2015 Schedule - Press Release (1731829)
Posted by -Soundwave- on October 6th, 2015 @ 12:47am CDT
I never realized how many cons are out there. I need to go out more.

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