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DC Comics heads to Wizard World Texas

On November 5, members of the DC Comics staff and freelance community will head west for Wizard World Texas.

With Jim Lee (SUPERMAN, THE INTIMATES) at Wizard World Texas as Guest of Honor, DC freelancers scheduled to be at the convention include:

  • Giuseppe Camuncoli (THE INTIMATES)
  • Joe Casey (THE INTIMATES)
  • John Cassaday (PLANETARY)
  • Keith Champagne (JSA)
  • Rian Hughes (THE INTIMATES)
  • Barry Kitson (THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES)
  • John Lucas (upcoming DETECTIVE COMICS backups)
  • Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH)
  • Mark Waid (THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES)

DC editorial staffers at the convention include VP - Executive Editor, DCU Dan DiDio, and Editor Stephen Wacker, along with WildStorm's VP - General Manager Hank Kanalz and Editor Alex Sinclair. DC's Direct Sales department will be represented at the show by VP - Sales & Marketing Bob Wayne, Director - Sales & Marketing Communications Patricia Jeres, Manager - Events & Retailer Services Fletcher Chu-Fong, Representative - Direct Sales Michael Freeman, and Representative - Marketing Publications Dan DiGiacomo.

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DC will present several panels at the convention including:

Friday, Nov. 5:

Beyond the DC Universe: WildStorm, VERTIGO and More!

12:30pm-1:30pm

Go beyond the borders of the DC Universe with projects from WildStorm and VERTIGO, as well as our new international comics lines from CMX, Humanoids, and 2000 A.D.! Join WildStorm Editorial Director Jim Lee, VP - General Manager, WildStorm Hank Kanalz, DC Comics Director - Sales and Marketing Communications Patty Jeres and comics' most diverse talents!

The Legion of Super-Heroes: Forging the Future

2:00pm-3:00pm

Get the inside story on one of the year's most anticipated new series, THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES! Let the writer/artist team of Mark Waid and Barry Kitson and Editor Stephen Wacker be your guides to the 31st century in this futuristic panel!

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Saturday, Nov. 6:

DC: Exploring the Universe

11:00am-12:00pm

Find out what's in store for Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the World's Greatest Super-Heroes in this editorial slide show presentation. Bob Wayne, DC's VP - Sales & Marketing and Dan DiDio, VP - Executive Editor, DCU, will dazzle you with news on the best books in comics. Also scheduled to appear are superstar artist Jim Lee and the upcoming LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES team of writer Mark Waid and artist Barry Kitson.

The Intimates: Getting to Know Them

3:30pm-4:30pm

They're learning to save the world... one class at a time! Get to know THE INTIMATES - Punchy, Destra, the Duke, Empty Vee and Sykes - with series creators Jim Lee, Joe Casey, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Rian Hughes!

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Sunday, Nov. 7:

Tales from Texas

12:00pm-1:00pm

Some of the Lone Star State's greatest get together for a little palaver in this panel featuring Texans John Cassaday, Michael Lark, John Lucas, honorary Texan Mark Waid plus DC's VP - Sales & Marketing Bob Wayne and VP - General Manager, WildStorm Hank Kanalz.

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