Official Press Release
This May 23-25, members of DC Comics‘ staff and freelance community will come together in the U.K. for The Fifth Annual U.K. Comics Festival.
Members of the DC editorial staff scheduled to be on hand in Bristol include Dan DiDio, DC’s VP – Editorial, Jim Lee, Editorial Director, WildStorm, Scott Dunbier, Group Editor – WildStorm, and Shelly Bond, Senior Editor – Vertigo. Joining them will be Bob Wayne, DC’s VP – Sales & Marketing.
DC freelancers currently expected to be in attendance at the convention include:
- Simon Bisley (POINT BLANK, GLOBAL FREQUENCY)
- Mark Buckingham (FABLES)
- Mike Carey (LUCIFER, HELLBLAZER)
- John Cassaday (PLANETARY, BATMAN/PLANETARY: NIGHT ON EARTH)
- Andy Diggle (HELLBLAZER SPECIAL: LADY CONSTANTINE, THE LOSERS)
- Ian Edginton (BATMAN/ALIENS 2)
- Gary Erskine (THE FILTH)
- Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN, THE ORIGINALS)
- James Hodgkins (BATMAN/ALIENS 2)
- Frazer Irving (THE AUTHORITY: SCORCHED EARTH)
- Jock (HELLBLAZER, THE LOSERS)
- Staz Johnson (BATMAN/ALIENS 2)
- Roger Langridge (BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT)
- John Lucas (CODENAME: KNOCKOUT, SUPERMAN)
- John McCrea (HITMAN)
- Robbie Morrison (THE AUTHORITY)
- Sean Phillips (SLEEPER)
- Steve Pugh (JLA: THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU)
- Jeff Smith (SHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL)
- Bryan Talbot (THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: DEAD BOY DETECTIVES, FABLES)
- Christopher Weston (THE FILTH)
- Steve Yeowell (THE INVISIBLES)
While at the convention, DC will present editorial slide shows showcasing upcoming projects from the DC Universe, WildStorm, VERTIGO and DC Direct. In addition, there will be a special slide presentation for retailers, including a Q&A session with Wayne.
For more information, please visit the convention website at http://www.sitsvac.org/C2001.html.