SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL Œ09
SCHEDULE FOR SCOTT SHAW!
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22:
It¹s preview night! I¹ll be setting up business at Table #I (rhymes with
³eye²) 08, right next to Sergio Aragonés! Throughout the convention, I¹ll be
signing my comics, doing complementary cartoon sketches for kids 12 and
under and promoting new projects! Look for my ODDBALL COMICS banner!
THURSDAY, JULY 23:
Secret Origins of Comic-Con! — 11:00-12:30 am –Room 2: How did it all
begin? Those who were there in 1969 (most of them teenagers at the time!)
have the behind-the-scenes story of the very first meetings, the first
mini-con, and the first Golden State Comic-Con at the U.S. Grant in 1970.
Panelist include Richard Alf, Barry Alfonso, Greg Bear, Dave Clark, Roger
Freedman, Ken Krueger, Scott Shaw!, and Mike Towry, with William R. Lund as
FRIDAY, JULY 24:
The Cartoon Art Museum Sketch-A-Thon Funderaiser with Bobby London and Scott
Shaw! — 3-4pm — Table #1930: Bobby and I will be drawing sketches for
Comic-Con attendees in exchange for donations to San Francisco¹s stellar
Cartoon Art Museum.
SATURDAY, JULY 25:
Quick Draw! with Mark Evanier, Sergio Aragonés, Floyd Norman and Scott Shaw!
11:15-12:30 am Room 6BCF: We say it each and every year, but it’s true:
Quick Draw! is the most fun panel you can visit at Comic-Con. Mark Evanier
puts Sergio Aragonés, Scott Shaw!, and this year’s guest artist, Disney
Legend Floyd Norman, through their paces as they draw on the big screen. If
you haven’t seen this amazing display of cartooning magic, this is the year
for you: join the fun!
Oddball Comics — 3pm 4:30pm — Room 7AB:
As seen in the pages of GEEK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, cartoonist Scott Shaw!
(CAPTAIN CARROT AND THE FINAL ARK, BART SIMPSON COMICS, SIMPSONS SUMMER
SHINDIG) brings back his ever-popular digital slide show featuring “the
craziest comic books ever published!” See why Stan Lee said, “Wow, True
Believers, I thought I’d seen it all, but Scott Shaw’s hysterically
hilarious Oddball Comics is the wildest, wackiest exposé of some of the
craziest comic books I’ve ever seen! Or, to put it mildly, Scott’s
outrageous opuses are a blast!”
DIG COMICS screening 6:30-7:15 Room 26AB:
Director/host Miguel Cima, associate producer Cory Blake and on-camera
interviewee/animation director Scott Shaw! discuss Miguel¹s passionate quest
for the answer to ³Why does America ignore comic books as a legitimate form
of entertainment and art?²
SUNDAY, JULY 26:
THE ANNUAL JACK KIRBY TRIBUTE PANEL 10 -11 am Room 7AB: As we do each
year, the family, friends and fans of the late “King of the Comics” gather
to discuss his legacy. With actor/writer/musician Bill Mumy, editor Steve
Saffle, inker Mike Royer, Kirby family lawyer Paul S. Levine, a few
surprises and the reunion of ³The San Diego Five-String Mob² from the pages
of SUPERMAN¹S PAL, JIMMY OLSEN (William Lund, Mike Towry, Roger A. Freedman,
Barry Alfonso and Scott Shaw!)
New Next Week: ODDBALL COMIC #1,264 — MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009 Here¹s an
ODDBALL SUPERBOY COMIC from the tail-end of the days when DC sold tons of
funnybooks merely by featuring gorillas on their covers! Don¹t miss ³The
World of the Super-Ape!², introducing ³Yango², a super-gorilla from the
planet Krypton who becomes a simian version of Edgar Rice Burroughs¹ Tarzan
Of The Apes! (Huh? Yeah, you read it correctly!) Plus, an obscure tale of
³The Legion Of Super-Heroes²!
I drew the layouts for DC SUPERFRIENDS No. 14, featuring Superman, Batman,
Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, Krypto, Ace the Bat-Hound,
Streaky, Beppo the Super-Monkey, Topo the octopus, Jumpa (“Wonder Woman’s
favorite kanga”), Ch’p (the chipmunk-oid Green Lantern), all six
Super-Friends transformed into apes and monkeys, Beppo transformed into a
human, ten thousand giant ants, the general assembly of the United
Nations…and three puzzle pages…>Whew!< ---------- Don't miss my new "Radioactive Man" story, "The Riddle Of Radioactive Rabbit!", in Bongo's THE SIMPSONS SUMMER SHINDIG No 3! ---------- Check out the CRAZIEST comic books ever published! SCOTT SHAW! presents ODDBALL COMICS -- celebrating its 10th year on the Internet! A new weird, wild 'n' wacky funnybook every Monday -- now with over 1,250 Oddball Comics archived -- exclusively available at: http://www.oddballcomics.com