Monday, July 25, 2016

Sergio Aragones Icon winner to attend Stockton Con

Photo by Bruce Guthrie

Sergio Aragones is scheduled to attend Stockton Con. A few years back he attended a Sac Con, and many years ago he visited UCDavis. He recently won the SDCC Icon award--well deserved. The Icon award has been given out for 10 years, to comic artists.

The Stockton Con is set for late August.

There is a new Groo storyline from Dark Horse comics.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

San Diego Comic Con SDCC Intl was great

David Lloyd was once again present and he had a good location in the hall. A respected comic creator and the artist for the famous V mask---now known worldwide. He also mentioned his appreciation of Mr. Robot.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
was a hit at SDCC and he has a new comic book, Mycroft Holmes. Kareem is very intelligent and he has a degree in English. The questions from the audience were great.

The Conan tv show gave away special figure with Conan as Superman, Star Wars character, and so forth.

The great Sergio Aragones was present, as well as Mark Evanier. Sergio also won the and coveted Icon award---yea.

Stan Sakai had his artist edition book-- a nice oversized book of his Yojimbo book.

Geof Darrow has a new sketchbook, and same for Art Adams.

Gal Godot was present as Wonder Woman---looks to be good.

The Touch marker folks were also present--Soltero used the pens for his presentation

Sanrio, Hello Kitty, Marvel, The Walking Dead (Kirkman), and many others were also present, including Mignola of Hellboy fame.

Entertainment hosted Con X, with Krispy Creme, Jim Lee, Paul Dini, T shirts, and food trucks.

Friday, July 8, 2016

Soltero at Comic Con International schedule SDCC Intl Friday Evening

Emilio Soltero, Ph.D. (Draw the Line, Figure It Out, John Buscema: A Life in Sketches) presents a primer on drawing the figure for popular media, including drawing for comics and character design. The focus will be on anatomy and figure drawing. Come ready to take notes and to draw. Cosplayers are welcome to join and artists of all levels are encouraged to attend. Bring your own materials. Some guest artists and cosplayers. Kat Bell in Batman costume.

Friday, July 22, 7-8pm,
Room 30 C,D, E.