It is time for Long Beach Comic Expo!
Artist Alley table B1
I will be on three panels this weekend
Panel Name: The Art of Star Wars & the Fandom Behind It
Panelist(s): Cat Staggs, Terry Dodson, Greg Weisman, Craig Miller
Description of Panel: Cat Staggs has been working for the Star Wars / LUCASFILM family since 2004, for which she has illustrated short fiction for starwars.com, produced sketch and trading cards, exclusive prints for Star Wars Celebrations III, IV, Europe, Celebration V, and Celebration VI. Terry Dodson is an American comic book artist who penciled the Dark Force Rising comic series in 1997. He has also provided art for Mark Waid’s Princess Leia limited series. Moreover, Dodson has drawn the Books-A-Million variant cover to the first issue of the Shattered Empire miniseries, and the CBLDF variant to Star Wars: Vader Down, Part I. Greg Weisman is the writer for Star Wars Rebels – “The Machine in the Ghost”, “Art Attack”, “Droids in Distress”, “Breaking Ranks”, “Gathering Forces” and Star Wars: Kanan: The Last Padawan. Craig Miller was Director of Fan Relations for Lucasfilm from 1977–1980. He created and oversaw the Official Star Wars Fan Club as well as having edited and written virtually all of the first two years of Bantha Tracks. He was the producer of the Star Wars Sesame Street episodes in addition to operating R2-D2’s head in the episodes, as well as being Producer for Lucasfilm on commercials such as the ones for licensee Underoos.. He was also responsible for creating the 800-number telephone hotline for The Empire Strikes Back that allowed fans to call up to receive more information about the movies and characters.
Panel date: Saturday, February 20, 2016.
Panel time: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Room name/number: Danger Room (S1)
Panel Name: Celebrating Women in Comics
Moderator: Barbra Dillon
Panelist(s): Taki Soma, Cat Staggs, Agnes Garbowska, Alex de Campi
Description of Panel: Cat Staggs (Artist, Star Wars, DC Comics & IDW), Agnes Garbowska (Artist, IDW’s My Little Pony, Dark Horse, Marvel, Dynamite, & Aspen), Taki Soma (Artist/writer, Marvel Icon, Dark Horse and Image Comics), and Alex de Campi (writer, Dark Horse’s Grindhouse, Image Comics’ No Mercy) discuss the climate of women in comics, moderated by Barbra Dillon, Managing Editor of Fanboy Comics. Q&A to follow!
Panel date: Sunday, February 21st
Panel time: 10:30am-11:30am
Room name/number: Rumble Room, S4B
Panel Name: A Conversation with DC Comics Creatives
Panelist(s): Brian Buccellato, Aaron LoPresti, Ale Garza, Cat Staggs
Description of Panel: What’s it like working on your favorite DC title? Ask the pro’s! Brian Buccellato (The Flash, Detective Comics), Aaron LoPresti (New 52, Justice League International), Ale Garza (Superman/Batman), Cat Staggs (Adventures of Supergirl). Q&A to follow.
Panel date: Sunday, February 21st
Panel time: 12:30pm-1:30pm
Room name/number: The Final Frontier, S7
I will have New original art for Adventures of Supergirl and Wonder Woman 77
I will also bring limited copies of my over-sized prints including
John Carpenter’s The Fog (18 x 24)
Star Wars Prints including Encounter at Echo Base and Tempest Force While supplies last. They are EXTREMELY Limited (both 18×24)
I will also have some copies of last years Carpenter 30th Anniversary print of STARMAN (18×24)
As per usual
Original art including Oprhan Black, Wonder Woman, Smallville Cover and interior art, Vampire Diaries covers and interior art, Red Sonja, Star Tek and more will be available.
I also have a very limited numbers of prints. I will have sketchbooks in limited numbers Developments 1 and 2 and I have found a few copies of the sold out “I Can Has Sketchbook” so it is back while supplies last. All books are $10 each
Sketches List will be taken Saturday morning. So please get there early and get your name on the list. Should you miss the window, please check in as there may be openings as the show goes on. ALL sketches MUST be picked up at the show and payment will be taken in advance. Cash is preferred as the signal in the hall can be spotty.
See everyone in Portland!