Insight Editions has announced their event schedule for San Diego Comic-Con… and some giveaway prizes, too.
Official PR follows:
Join Insight Editions at San Diego Comic-Con in booth #3721 for exciting events and exclusive opportunities, including a signing with Rebecca Sugar for her SDCC-exclusive Steven Universe journal and a chance to win a bundle of prizes!
GIVEAWAYS & SWEEPSTAKES
Attendees can visit the Insight Editions booth, have their badges scanned, and walk away with a free limited edition poster, plus they’re automatically entered to win a sweepstake. Attendees can choose from any one of these five SDCC-exclusive posters—Harry Potter, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Power Rangers 25th anniversary, Firefly, or DC: Anatomy of a Metahuman—while supplies last, and then choose to be entered in one of the following sweepstakes:
Sideshow Collectibles has partnered with us to give away a Chewbacca Premium Format 1:6 Scale Figure! This premium format figure is valued at $500 and one lucky winner will take it home.
The art collectible studio Mighty Jaxx has partnered with us to give away six of its latest DC Comics XXRay collectibles including Harley Quinn, Killer Croc, Deadshot, Catwoman, Robin, and Supergirl. One winner will be selected to receive all six figures.
Insight Editions is giving away a bundle of Harry Potter products collectively valued at over $250, including Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes Hardcover Ruled Journal, Hogwarts Hardcover Ruled Journal, Ravenclaw Hardcover Ruled Journal, Hufflepuff Hardcover Ruled Journal, Gryffindor Hardcover Ruled Journal, Slytherin Hardcover Ruled Journal, Wanted Posters Pocket Notebook Collection, Ravenclaw Foil Note Cards, Hufflepuff Foil Note Cards, Gryffindor Foil Note Cards, Slytherin Foil Note Cards, Hogwarts Foil Note Cards, Harry Potter: The Wand Collection, Harry Potter: A Cinematic Gallery, Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts, Harry Potter: Creatures: A Paper Scene Book, and Harry Potter: Imagining Hogwarts.
HARRY POTTER ACTIVATION
Insight Editions is bringing the Wizarding World to SDCC! To celebrate the upcoming release of Harry Potter: Creatures: A Paper Scene Book, which features multilayer pop-up dioramas capturing beloved scenes from the films, Insight Editions is offering fans a photo-op in a life-size (eight-foot tall!) Harry Potter paper scene!
Visit the Insight Editions booth to walk into one of the scenes featured in the book and take a photo as a memento of SDCC 2018.
PANELS & SIGNINGS
Friday, July 20:
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.: Rebecca Sugar
Rebecca Sugar, creator of Steven Universe and writer of Adventure Time, will be at the Insight Editions booth for a meet and greet. This signing is free with purchase of the SDCC-exclusive Steven Universe Sketchbook, featuring a foreword written by Rebecca Sugar and never-before-seen sketches of fan-favorite characters.
This signing requires an RSVP and spots are limited. In order to attend, fans must visit the Insight Editions booth to claim a ticket. Tickets will be available starting on preview night (Wednesday 7/18)—first come, first served. Only 100 spots are available. Only one signed item per person.
1:30 – 2:45 p.m.: David Frangioni and Eric “the Catman” Singer
David Frangioni, author of Crash: The World’s Greatest Drum Kits, alongside KISS drummer Eric “the Catman” Singer, will be at the Insight Editions booth for a signing and meet and greet. Attendees can pick up a signed copy of Crash: The World’s Greatest Drum Kits and test their drumming speed with our drum-o-meter! The fastest drummer at the end of the weekend will win a cymbal signed by David Frangioni, Eric “the Catman” Singer, and Tommy Clufetos.
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.: Power Ranger
To celebrate the upcoming release of Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History this November, attendees have a chance to meet an official cosplayer at the Insight Editions booth and pick up a free Power Rangers 25th anniversary poster.
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Tom Gilliland
Tom Gilliland, creative director at Sideshow Collectibles and creator of Court of the Dead, will be at the Insight Editions booth signing copies of Court of the Dead: Grave Tales and Court of the Dead: The Chronicle of the Underworld.
Saturday, July 21:
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Richard Hamilton and Joe Cooper
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: David Frangioni, Eric “the Catman” Singer, and Tommy Clufetos
David Frangioni, author of Crash: The World’s Greatest Drum Kits, alongside KISS drummer Eric “the Catman” Singer, and Black Sabbath drummer Tommy Clufetos, will be at the Insight Editions booth for a signing and meet and greet. Attendees can pick up a signed copy of Crash: The World’s Greatest Drum Kits, and they have another chance to test their drumming speed with our drum-o-meter! The fastest drummer at the end of the weekend will win a cymbal signed by David Frangioni, Eric “the Catman” Singer, and Tommy Clufetos.
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Andrew Farago, Jeff Pidgeon, and Larry Houston
Andrew Farago, author of Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties and curator of the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, alongside creators Jeff Pidgeon (story artist and animator for Monsters Inc., Toy Story, and Mighty Mouse, among others) and Larry Houston (director, producer, and artist for classic cartoons including Captain Planet, The Care Bears, and X-Men) will be at the Insight Editions booth prior to their panel on Saturday evening.
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Enrico Marini
Enrico Marini, illustrator of the forthcoming graphic novel Gypsy Omnibus, will be signing art cards.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Totally Awesome: The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties Panel
The 1980s was a truly outrageous decade that saw an unprecedented animation boom that made household names of a host of colorful characters. Author Andrew Farago (Cartoon Art Museum) looks back at that totally awesome era with some of the creative personnel behind some of the most popular cartoons of the decade, including producer Franklin Cofod (Voltron), voice actor Townsend Coleman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), director Larry Houston (G.I. Joe), and storyboard artist Jeff Pidgeon (Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures). The panel will be in room 25ABC.
Fans who aren’t attending SDCC this year still have a chance to join in on the fun! Insight Editions is hosting a 40% off sitewide sale from Thursday, July 19, at 11:59 p.m. PST to Sunday, July 22, at 11:59 p.m. PST. The discount is automatically applied in cart, so no discount codes are needed.