Official Press Release
On February 23, members of the DC Comics staff and freelance community will join forces for the 2007 New York Comic Con.
DC freelancers scheduled to be at the show include:
Jonathan Ames (THE ALCOHOLIC)
Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS, LOVELESS, TAL
Jason Aaron (SCALPED, THE OTHER SIDE)
Tony Akins (JACK OF FABLES)ES OF THE UNEXPECTED)
Al Barrionuevo (MARTIAN MANHUNTER)
Chris Batista (52, JLA: CRISIS OF CONSCIENCE)
Ryan Benjamin (GRIFTER & MIDNIGHTER)
Philip Bond (EXTERMINATORS covers)
Riccardo Burchielli (DMZ)
Giuseppe Camuncoli (52)
Percy Carey (THE LIFE OF M.F. GRIMM)
Cecil Castellucci (THE PLAIN JANES)
Cliff Chiang (TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED)
Becky Cloonan (AMERICAN VIRGIN)
Amanda Conner (JSA CLASSIFIED)
Shane Davis (MYSTERY IN SPACE)
Adam DeKraker (SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES)
Tom Derenick (SHADOWPACT)
Werther Dell’Edera (LOVELESS)
Tom Derenick (JLA CLASSIFIED)
Andy Diggle (BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL, HELLBLAZER)
Paul Dini (DETECTIVE COMICS)
Christos Gage (STORMWATCH: PHD)
Keith Giffen (52, BLUE BEETLE)
Patrick Gleason (GREEN LANTERN CORPS)
Sanford Greene (THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY)
Justin Gray (JONAH HEX, UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS)
Peter Gross (TESTAMENT, WETWORKS, LUCIFER)
Dean Haspiel (AMERICAN SPLENDOR, THE ALCOHOLIC)
Jamal Igle (FIRESTORM)
Phil Jimenez (52, INFINITE CRISIS)
Jock (FAKER, THE LOSERS)
J.G. Jones (52 covers)
Joe Kelly (SUPERGIRL)
Andy Kubert (BATMAN)
Adam Kubert (ACTION COMICS)
Andy Lanning (INFINITE CRISIS, 52)
David Lopez (CATWOMAN)
Tara McPherson (FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL)
Todd Nauck (TEEN TITANS GO!, 52)
Mike Norton (TEEN TITANS GO!)
Dustin Nguyen (MANIFEST ETERNITY)
Jerry Ordway (RED MENACE)
Jimmy Palmiotti (JONAH HEX, UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS)
George Pérez (THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD)
Bob Petrecca (JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED)
Whilce Portacio (WETWORKS, BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL)
Stephane Roux (BIRDS OF PREY covers)
Greg Rucka (52, CHECKMATE)
Jim Rugg (THE PLAIN JANES)
Douglas Rushkoff (TESTAMENT)
Gail Simone (BIRDS OF PREY, GEN13, SECRET SIX)
Jeff Smith (SHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL)
Jim Starlin (MYSTERY IN SPACE)
Cameron Stewart (THE OTHER SIDE)
David Tischman (BITE CLUB)
J. Torres (THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY, TEEN TITANS GO!)
Brian K. Vaughan (Y: THE LAST MAN, EX MACHINA, PRIDE OF BAGHDAD)
Freddie E. Williams II (ROBIN)
Ronald Wimberly (THE LIFE OF M.F. GRIMM)
Brian Wood (DMZ)
Pete Woods (AMAZONS ATTACK)
Under the direction of DC President & Publisher Paul Levitz, nearly every member of the New York DC Universe and Vertigo editorial groups will be at the show, along with personnel from WildStorm, Editorial Administration, Creative Services, Sales & Marketing and other departments.
DC also will sponsor several panels at the convention including:
Friday, February 23
Vertigo: Looking Ahead
With Pride of Baghdad, Fables, the ‘V for Vendetta’ movie and continued, critical success of monthly books, Vertigo had a 2006 to remember! Come see how 2007 is poised to surpass with new projects that will amaze you! Moderated by Senior VP -Executive Editor Vertigo Karen Berger, and featuring Group Editor -Vertigo Shelly Bond, Editors Will Dennis and Jonathan Vankin, writers Brian Azzarello, Douglas Rushkoff, Brian K. Vaughan, Brian Wood, Percy Carey, Jason Aaron and Andy Diggle, and artists Cameron Stewart and Riccardo Burchielli.
The call for the NATION to gather has gone out again! Don’t miss the special unveiling of what will sure to be the most talked about event of the coming year! Moderated by Senior VP -Executive Editor DCU Dan DiDio, and featuring VP -Sales Bob Wayne, Senior Editor Mike Marts, Coordinating Editor Jann Jones, writer Paul Dini and writer/artist Keith Giffen.
Saturday, February 24:
Minx: The Face of Modern Fiction
Get in on the ground floor of this edgy, evocative and fearless line of graphic novels designed for young adults! Moderated by Director -Marketing Gayley Carillo, and featuring Group Editor -Vertigo Shelly Bond, writer Cecil Castellucci and artist Jim Rugg.
DCU: A Better Tomorrow -Today!
The DC Universe has been transformed by the events of 52. Living in a world one year later, discover the fate of your favorite heroes in this compelling presentation and Q&A! Moderated by Senior VP -Executive Editor DCU Dan DiDio, and featuring VP -Sales Bob Wayne, writers Paul Dini, Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Greg Rucka and Gail Simone, artist Pete Woods and more.
Crossing Over: How the Comics Boom is Changing Entertainment
The incredible amounts of talent from other industries and media crossing over to the comic book world have had an enormous impact on comics. Here’s your chance to discuss their passion for comics! Moderated by VP -Marketing John Cunningham, with writers Greg Rucka, Percy Carey, Cecil Castellucci, Paul Dini, Brian K. Vaughan and others.
Sunday, February 25:
WildStorm/CMX: ‘Gon’ Wild!
The WorldStorm is upon us! Come see what’s coming up that’s sure to amaze. Also, the ever-popular CMX line of manga books including GON, MEGATOKYO and more is spotlighted here for your pleasure. Moderated by VP & General Manager -WildStorm Hank Kanalz, and featuring VP -Sales Bob Wayne, writers Gail Simone and Brian K. Vaughan, artist Whilce Portacio and more.