Press Release: ComiXology Comic-Con 2015 schedule, giveaways and more

COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2015:

“Take Comics Further” with ComiXology

Full convention schedule revealed!

July 8th– 12th

Booth #2547

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July 1st, 2015 – New York, NY. –  Join comiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform, at this year’s Comic-Con International for panels, giveaways, signings, sales and more at their booth, panels and online from July 8th to July 12th at the San Diego Convention Center!

ComiXology (booth #2547) will be hosting ten panels this year at the show and during every panel a limited supply of comiXology t-shirts and Kindle Fire HD devices will be given out to lucky attendees. ComiXology will also help sponsor this year’s Comic Book Legal Defense Fund party and the Eisner Award Ceremony – two not to be missed events!

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Also, as previously announced, comiXology will be giving out special print variants with exclusive covers at their booth for Marvel Comics’ A-Force #2, Dynamite Entertainment’s The Spirit #1, BOOM! Studios’ Lumberjanes #15, IDW Publishing’s Onyx #1, Valiant Entertainment’s X-O Manowar: Valiant 25th Anniversary Special #1 and a special comiXology Submit version of Aw Yeah Comics! #1. Those not attending the show can go to comixology.com to purchase a special limited edition digital copy of that comic with the variant cover available the same day as the signing until the end of Comic-Con International.

In addition, fifty lucky fans coming by the booth Saturday at noon, will have a chance to get a free copy of Philip K. Dick’s Man in the High Castle novel with an exclusive new cover by comic creator Ted Naifeh during a signing by actor Luke Kleintank from the Amazon Studios’ Man in the High Castle TV show. Bruce Timm will also be signing at the comiXoloyg booth Saturday to promote DC Entertainment’s Justice League: Gods & Monsters.

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Here’s a complete list of the panels, signings, events and happenings comiXology is participating in this year at Comic Con International ’15:

Wednesday, July 8th – Sunday July 12th

Check www.comiXology.com each day for a new variant cover!

 

Wednesday, July 8th

7:00pm – 8:00pmIDW Publishing’s Onyx #1 (Exclusive Variant) giveaway and signing: Get a free exclusive cover By Gabriel Rodriguez with signing by Rodriguez and writer Chris Ryall. Limited to 500 copies. First come, first served. ComiXology booth #2547.

 

Thursday, July 9th

12:00pm – 1:00pm  — The comiXologist Traveling Podcast Party, Room: The Auditorium, San Diego Central Public Library
Speakers: Kara Szamborski & Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Hosts), Jen Vaughn (Cartoonist)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  — BOOM! Studios’ Lumberjanes #15 (Exclusive Variant) giveaway and signing: Get a free exclusive cover by Hope Larson with signing by Larson and co-creator Shannon Watters. Limited to 500 copies. First come, first served. ComiXology booth #2547.

2:30pm – 3:30pmComiXology: Ask Me Anything, Room: 8
Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO), John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder & Director of comiXology Submit)
Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

4:00pm – 5:00pm  — Delcourt Panel, Room: 28DE
Speakers: Guy Delcourt (Founder of the Delcourt Publishing House, Owner of Editions Soleil) and David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO)
Moderator:  Abraham Riesman (New York magazine and Vulture editor)

6:30pm – 7:30pm  — Indie Comics Marketing & PR 101, Room: 8
Speakers: Jacq Cohen (Fantagraphics Books Director of Publicity & Promotions), Jen Vaughn (Cartoonist), Janelle Asselin (Publisher, Rosy Press), Kirk Damato (Creative Manager at Buzzfeed)
Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

8:00pm – 11:00pmComiXology Co-Sponsors the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Comic-Con Welcome Party, The Westgate Hotel 1055, Second Avenue San Diego, CA 92101. All are welcome to attend.

 

Friday, July 10th

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  — Valiant’s X-O Manowar: Valiant 25th Anniversary Special #1 (Exclusive Variant) giveaway and signing: Get a free exclusive cover by Al Barrionuevo and a signing by writer Robert Venditti. Limited to 500 copies. First come, first served. ComiXology booth #2547.

2:30pm – 3:30pmSecret Origins: How the Industry’s Best and Brightest Began, Room: 8
Speakers: Hank Kanalz (SVP editorial strategy & administration at DC Entertainment), Michael Marts (Editor-in-Chief at Aftershock Comics), Allison Baker (Director of Operations at IDW Publishing, Co-Publisher at Monkeybrain Comics), Janelle Asselin (Publisher, Rosy Press), Aroop Sanakkayala (Co-Founder & COO, Strange Turn Entertainment)
Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

6:00pm – 7:00pmA Comics Life for Me! The Road from Fan to Pro, Room: 9
Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO), Bobbie Chase (VP Talent Development at DC Entertainment), Dafna Pleban (Editor Lumberjanes, BOOM! Studios), Guy Delcourt (Founder of the Delcourt Publishing House, Owner of Editions Soleil)
Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

8:00pm – 10:30pm ComiXology co-sponsors the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront: 1 Park , San Diego, CA.

 

Saturday, July 11th

11:00am – 11:50amn — Bruce Timm and DC Entertainment’s Justice League: Gods & Monsters signing: Get an exclusive poster signed by Bruce Timm with codes for $3 dollars off the DC Universe original movie, Justice League: Gods and Monsters HD digital download on Amazon Instant Video and a free copy of Justice League: Gods & Monsters—Batman #1 on comiXology.

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12:00pm – 12:50pmMan in the High Castle  (Exclusive Variant) giveaway and signing: Get a free copy of Philip K. Dick’s Man in the High Castle novel with an exclusive new cover by comic creator Ted Naifeh during this signing by actor Luke Kleintank from the Amazon Studios’ Man in the High Castle TV show. Limited to 50 copies. ComiXology booth #2547.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm — Dynamite’s The Spirit #1 (Exclusive Variant) giveaway and signing: Get a free exclusive cover by Jenny Frison with signing by Spirit writer Matt Wagner, artist Dan Schkade, and colorist Brennan Wagner. Limited to 500 copies. First come, first served. ComiXology booth #2547.

3:00pm – 4:00pmComiXology Submit: The Future of Self-Publishing, Room: 29AB
Speakers: John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder & Director of Submit), Janelle Asselin (Publisher, Rosy Press), Joshua Fialkov (The Bunker, Life After, King), Jody Houser (Cupcake POW!), Joe Glass (The Pride, Stiffs), Elliot Blake (The Package), Stephan Franck (Silver)
Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

4:00pm – 5:00pm  — Marvel Comics’ A-Force #2 (Exclusive Variant) giveaway and signing: Get a free exclusive cover by Siya Oum with signing by Siya Oum. Limited to 500 copies. First come, first served. ComiXology booth #2547.

5:00pm – 6:00pmComics 101: Making Sense of the World of Comics, Room: 28DE
Speakers: Hank Kanalz (SVP Editorial Strategy & Administration at DC Entertainment), Deb Aoki (Contributing Writer, Publishers Weekly), Jen Vaughn (Cartoonist), Kara Szamborski & Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Hosts)
Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

 

Sunday, July 12th

11:00am – 12:00 noon Creating Comics The ComiXology Way, Room: 24ABC
Speakers: John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder & Director of Submit), Mark Waid (Insufferable, Daredevil: Road Warrior Infinite Comic), Reilly Brown (Deadpool: The Gauntlet Infinite Comic, Power Play), Alex De Campi (Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman, Valentine), Chris Sheridan (Motorcycle Samurai)
Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

1:30pm – 2:30pm  — ComiXology Submit’s Aw Yeah Comics! #1 (Exclusive Variant) giveaway and signing: Get a free exclusive cover by Faith Erin Hicks with signing by creators Art Baltazar and Franco. Limited to 500 copies. First come, first served. ComiXology booth #2547.

2:00pm – 3:00pmFund My Comic, Room 29AB
Speakers: John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder & Director of Submit), Jimmy Palmiotti (Abbandon, Denver), Jen Vaughn (cartoonist), Elliot Blake (The Package), Hope Nicholson (Publisher, Brok Windsor), Alexis Ziritt (The Package) and from Kickstarter Jamie Tanner (Comics Lead, Kickstarter)
Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

About comiXology
ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become a top ten grossing iPad app in 2011 and 2012 and the top grossing non-game iPad app in 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from over 75 publishers – and independent creators as well – comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. ComiXology is based in New York City, with operations in Seattle, Los Angeles and Paris. For more information visit www.comixology.com.

 

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