This is exciting: Drawn and Quarterly is making their WonderCon debut with guests Seth and Vanessa Davis, and the debut of Shigeru Mizuki’s ONWARD TOWARDS OUR NOBLE DEATHS and Pascal Girard’s REUNION:
This weekend in San Francisco D+Q marks its first ever exhibitor appreance at WonderCon this weekend with Seth as a special guest, and Vanessa Davis is signing, and debut copies of Shigeru Mizuki’s ONWARD TOWARDS OUR NOBLE DEATHS and Pascal Girard’s REUNION. Get there early as supplies of each title are limited! Oh yes, you read that right, people! D+Q will be at booth 416 next to our pals Top Shelf at the Moscone Center, 747 Howard St, from Friday to Sunday, taking care of all of your independent comics needs. Special thanks to Comic-Con and the Comic Arts Conference for their generousity with Seth’s special guest invitation. D+Q’s Creative Director Tom Devlin and Design Manager Jessica Campbell will be on hand to answer all of your questions.
Here’s our schedule!
Friday 2:00-3:15 Seth Signing at the D+Q booth #416
3:30-5:00 Comics Arts Conference 3: Focus on Seth— WonderCon special guest Seth joins the CAC for a focus panel with Kathleen Dunley (Rio Salado College) to discuss Seth’s work and how comics can be used as an act of preservation — both literally, as with the cartoonist’s Doug Wright collections, and metaphorically, as with Seth’s Dominion project in Palookaville or the “preservation” of fictional Canadian TV personality George Sprott. Room 204/206
5:00-6:00 Seth Signing at the D+Q booth #416
6:00-7:00 Graphic Novels: The Long and Short of It— From the comic shop to the bookstore to the classroom, graphic novels have changed the comics landscape forever. Moderator Andrew Farago (The Cartoon Art Museum) and WonderCon special guests Hope Larson (Mercury) and Seth (George Sprott), plus Miriam Libicki (Jobnik!), Andy Ristaino (Escape from Dullsville), and Eric Shanower (Age of Bronze) discuss the pleasures and perils of the long-form comic. Room 236
Saturday 1:00-3:00 Vanessa Davis Signing at the D+Q booth #416
3:00-5:00 Seth Signing at the D+Q booth #416
1:00-1:00 Seth Signing at the D+Q booth #416
1:00-3:00 Vanessa Davis Signing at the D+Q booth #416
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.