Dave McKean, the British artist/polymath who has worked as a cartoonist, comics cover artist, illustrator, graphic designer and filmmaker, opened his panel by saying, “I’m not going to assume that people know who I am, which was greeted by a cheer from the crowd, trying to let Dave know how many people in the packed room DID know who Dave is (at least 25%, if you’re keeping track).
“Now I know who the comic lovers are here at Comic Con,” said Jimmy Palmiotti to appreciative applause in first DC Panel of SDCC 2012 on Thursday. He went on to announce Jonah Hex among the titles to appear under “the Dark and the Edge” banner.
We got a chance to look at Cryptozoic’s latest project, the DC Comics Deck Building Game on Thursday morning. Cryptozoic has been a strong presence building geek culture games, adopting Penny Arcade, The Walking Dead, and The Big Bang Theory. Now their aim is to adopt DC’s comic universe into the next big game.
Get ready to bray in delight! IDW have announced a new My Little Pony series from Katie Cook and Andy Price!
Cuddly toys at SDCC! Expect a lot of this over the next few days, you guys
That’s according to a Variety story which suggests that Fangirls are the new golden girls for marketers at Con:
All the booth signings and panels and company announcements in ONE DARNED POST.
J. Michael Straczynski has announced the formation of a new studio which will create comics, films, TV, video games, more; also announces revival of his ‘Joe’s Comics’ imprint for Image; next will create world peace before flying off into space, searching for more worlds to conquer.
As always, our pals at the CBLDF will be offering fantastic member benefits, throwing a great party and fighting to keep our speech free. Saturday’s art auction includes some of their best items yet, with art by Paul Pope, Walt Simonson, Billy Tucci, and more.