Chronicle Books will feature some authors and a new James Jean fold-out book, RIFT, AND this sweet, sweet tote bag with art by Sanjay Patel. Want.
For the 8th consecutive year, Chronicle Books will bring its unique and distinctive blend of pop culture publishing to San Diego Comic-Con. Following on the heels of big hits such as Obsessed with Star Wars®, Kindling and XOXO by James Jean, and The Art of Pixar Short Films, Chronicle will debut some surefire attendee favorites, and host signings from popular artists and authors.
Advance sales items will be available to Comic-Con attendees before retailers:
The Sounds of Star Wars [by J.W. Rinzler, foreword by Ben Burtt] this aurally astonishing and visually engaging book illuminates the history behind the sounds of the Star Wars universe. With behind-the-scene stories, photographs and sound clips, fans will discover the origins of sounds from their favorite scenes. An attached sound module with an exterior speaker and headphone jack lets readers listen to more than 250 unique sound effects. More than 300 photographs illustrate the Saga’s many memorable scenes. Hear samples at
Rift: showcases a brand-new collection of art by 8-time Eisner award-winning artist James Jean. This elegant accordion-book format features two haunting landscapes that span the connected pages—folded in a variety of ways, the pages reveal myriad images hidden within the larger paintings. To see a preview of how the accordion fold book works visit: http://www.chroniclebooks.com/index/main,book-info/store,books/products_id,8870 [see below for signing &
Meet the Authors: exclusive signings
12:30-1:30 pm Jeffrey Brown; Cats Are Weird, Cat Getting Out of a Bag
2-3pm August Ragone; Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters
Saturday 7/24 Autograph Area Signings [#AA21]
12-1pm James Jean; Rift, Kindling *Only autograph seekers with a copy of Rift will be admitted to the line.*
2-3pm Sanjay Patel; Ramayana: Divine Loophole
Comic-Con Exclusives: ONLY available at Chronicle Books Comic-Con booth.
Rift limited edition print: Available with purchase of Rift while supplies last, an exclusive print that every James Jean fan will love.
Ramayana Comic-Con tote bag: available for $5, or free with $50+ purchase, or 3+ Chronicle Books products. An exclusive tote bag showcasing artwork from Pixar artist Sanjay Patel’s Ramayana: Divine Loophole.
Chronicle Books is also the publisher of the Comic-Con International® Comic-Con: 40 Years
of Artists, Writers, Fans, & Friends! which will be available for purchase at the booth.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.