My San Diego Comicon 2010 Schedule (I’m at BOOTH 1714)
July 19, 2010
I’ll be signing books and original art at my BOOTH # 1714.
10:00-11:00 The Spark of Imagination— Peek inside the minds of leading authors and filmmakers to explore how imagination informs the creative process. New York Times bestselling children’s author Tony DiTerlizzi (The Spiderwick Chronicles) details the precedent-setting augmented reality used in his new Simon & Schuster novel The Search for Wondla; LAIKA president/CEO Travis Knight (lead animator, Coraline) explains his studio’s commitment to bold subject matter; artist/writer Mike Mignola (creator of Hellboy) pinpoints how and where inspiration strikes; director John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda) explores how creativity is enhanced by artistic collaboration in moviemaking; and graphic novelist and Comic-Con special guest Doug TenNapel (Earthworm Jim) describes exactly how a blank page comes to be inhabited with his compelling imagery. Join moderator Geoff Boucher, reporter and HeroComplex.com blogger with The Los Angeles Times, for this fascinating panel discussion and Q&A. Room 25ABC
12:05pm – 12:25pm Go Sukashi! — See the internet video sensation that brought peace to the Middle East! It’s short, so you can get back to your furry cosplay tea party. The panel will include insipid ramblings from Justin Spurlock, John Soares, Brooke Brodack, Doug TenNapel and Hal Forsstrom. Marriott Hall 1 & 2 (Marriott Hotel and Marina)
10:30-11:30 Spotlight on Doug TenNapel— Writer/artist, video game creator, filmmaker — Comic-Con special guest Doug TenNapel has it all covered. His graphic novels, including Creature Tech, Tommysaurus Rex, Monster Zoo, and Ghostopolis, have been optioned as big-budget movies. Hear what’s next from this multitalented creator! Room 5AB
12:30-1:30 The Funny Stuff: Humor in Comics and Graphic Novels— The world of comics isn’t just about dark and mysterious superheroes. There are a lot of great funny books out there. The Cartoon Art Museum’s Andrew Farago talks to Comic-Con special guests Peter Bagge (Hate), Howard Cruse (Wendel), Nicholas Gurewitch (The Perry Bible Fellowship), Keith Knight (The K Chronicles), Larry Marder (Beanworld), and Doug TenNapel (Monster Zoo) about the humorous side of comics. Room 8