In what has already been a crazy busy year, Archaia Studios Press (ASP) amps it up at this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego (July 26-29). Come by the booth (#2049), meet the creators, visit the panels, and see what’s happening at ASP!
**New Books on Sale!
First, a bunch of new ASP titles will be showcased and ready for eager eyes. These include the comics STARKWEATHER #0, MOUSE GUARD: WINTER 1152 #1, and OKKO #4. These issues also hit retailers’ shelves everywhere July 25. Debuting in limited quantities in advance of their August store arrivals will also be AWAKENING #1, KILLING PICKMAN #1, and INANNA’S TEARS #1, and the hardcover collections REVERE: REVOLUTION IN SILVER, and THE KILLER, Vol 1.
Stop by, chat, and get some autographs and sketches from a host of ASP creators. Here’s the run-down: Grant “Revere” Bond, Alex “Awakening” Eckman-Lawn, John R. “Primordia” Fultz, Ed “Revere” Lavallee, Marvin “Inanna’s Tears” Mann, Patrick “Starkweather” McEvoy, David “Mouse Guard” Petersen, David “Starkweather” Rodriguez, Alex “Robotika” Sheikman, Mark “Artesia” Smylie, Durwin “Scars” Talon, Nick “Awakening” Tapalansky, Larime “Hollow” Taylor, and Guin “Scars” Thompson.
Fri, Jul 27, 12:00-1:30pm, ROOM 30CDE
David Petersen, creator of MOUSE GUARD, will be a panelist on Impact University to advise would-be pros how to go about creating comics. The panel will feature various artists and writers who know the “how to” behind-the-scenes aspects of the comics industry.
Archaia Studios Press Round-Up
Fri, Jul 27, 2:30-3:30pm, ROOM 2
Join us for our very own panel where we discuss all things ASP! ASP comics editor Joseph Illidge leads a round-table discussion of ASP writers and artists as they take questions about their past and future work. Join Russ Manning Award nominee David Petersen (MOUSE GUARD), Alex Sheikman (ROBOTIKA), Marvin Mann (INANNA’S TEARS), Ed Lavallee (REVERE), David Rodriguez (STARKWEATHER: IMMORTAL), and Nick Tapalansky (AWAKENING).
New Voices in Graphic Novels Panel
Fri, Jul 27, 4:30-5:30, ROOM 4
David Petersen will also be on a panel moderated by Publishers Weekly’s Calvin Reid, and will be joined by a host of other industry creators Christian Slade (Korgi), George O’Connor (Journey Into Mohawk Country), Jamie Tanner (The Aviary), Leland Myrick (Missouri Boy), and Miriam Katin (We Are On Our Own).