201007190233.jpgIf you are not going to the Big Show or want to get a head start on the activities, here’s an interesting-sounding event, Meltdown’s Digital LA – Digital Panel: Abs & Apps . A ticket is $25 but includes networking and schmooze time. The speaker lineup alone is impressive:

Scheduled speakers include:
- Marvel, TBD @Marvel (previously scheduled Ira will not be able to join us due to another commitment)
– David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology, which built Marvel and DC comics apps, and its own app of upcoming releases @comixology
– Sam Humphries, comic book writer (Fraggle Rock, CBGB), architect of MySpace Comic Books
– Chip Mosher, BOOM Studios, Marketing Director
– Rich George, IGN Comics Editor @IGN
– Jason Badowar, comic book illustrator (Heroes, True Blood etc.) and co-founder of WEvolt.com, an online platform which digitally distributes and monetizes comic book content via deals with Universal Music, Arcana, and more.
 – Micah Baldwin, CEO of Graphic.ly, which creates apps to digitize graphic novels and provides social tools for publishers including Marvel, IDW, BOOM, Top Cow- M
Moderator: Kevin Winston, Digital LA, founder, former MySpace Integrated Marketing of Movies, Comic Book Channel, Games