Kick Off NYCC with the CBLDF!
Join the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund in kicking off the 2009 convention season at our New York Comic-Con Welcome Party on Thursday, February 5! Enjoy drinks, free sliders for early arrivals, and door prizes! This party is sponsored by Image Comics and Dark Horse Comics. Admission will be $5 and up for CBLDF members, $10 and up for non-members.
Attending artists will include: Colleen Doran, David Mack, Rantz Hoseley, Dean Haspiel, Mike Cavallero, Nikki Cook, Mahmud Asrar, Brahm Revel and many more!
What: The CBLDF's NYCC Welcome Party
Date: Thursday February 5, 2009
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Side Bar
Street: 120 E. 15th Street (Near Union Square)
City: New York, NY
Donation : $5 & up for current CBLDF Members; $10 & up for non-members
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Zuda Comics invites you to read, vote, and create -- and come hear what's new from the internet's hottest web comic lineup. With new projects and concepts premiering constantly, DC's innovative online imprint helps makes your creative voice heard. Join Director of Creative Services Ron Perazza and others to hear what's new from Zuda!
Rough Guide to Graphic Novels
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
To celebrate the recent publication of his book, The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels (Penguin), Danny Fingeroth (Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero) moderates a panel of today's top practitioners of the literary graphic novel, including Alex Robinson (Box Office Poison), Peter Kuper (Stop Forgetting to Remember), J.M. DeMatteis (Brooklyn Dreams), and Dean Haspiel (The Alcoholic), in a wide-ranging discussion on the form in general and their own work in particular.
Vertigo: Tales From The Edge
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Find out what compelling tales comics' edgiest imprint has in store for you in the year to come. Join Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Karen Berger, Jason Aaron (Scalped), Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets), Mike Carey (Lucifer), Joshua Dysart (Unknown Soldier), Amy Hadley (Madame Xanadu), Dean Haspiel (The Alcoholic), Peter Milligan (Hellblazer), Eduardo Risso (100 Bullets), G.Willow Wilson, (Air) Brian Wood, (DMZ, Northlanders), and others for a discussion of your favorite ongoing and upcoming Vertigo titles, along with several exciting new original graphic novels.
Graphic Novels and Academic Acceptance
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Led by comiXology's Karen Green, Columbia University librarian, this panel includes creators, publishers, librarians, and professors discussing the academic acceptance of the graphic novel.
2:15PM Zuda signing [at the DC Comics booth]
3:15PM Zuda signing [at the DC Comics booth]
Hope to see you there.