Avatar Press SDCC 2011 Schedule

by Jeff

sdcc Avatar Press SDCC 2011 ScheduleMedia Release — Wow, check out the Avatar Press line-up at San Diego Comic-Con! We have three of the creative masterminds behind the CROSSED series: writer David Lapham, artist Jacen Burrows, and the series creator himself, Garth Ennis, who will debut his first-ever film, STITCHED, at the convention! We’ll also have fantasy legend George R.R. Martin, the author of “A Game of Thrones”, signing copies of Avatar’s FEVRE DREAM graphic novel at the booth alongside collaborator Daniel Abraham. Other Avatar guests include Brian Pulido (LADY DEATH), Rich Johnston (www.BleedingCool.com), and Max Brooks (WORLD WAR Z and THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE). Also, we’ll have a handful of actors from STITCHED on-site to talk about their experiences on the set.

Here’s a complete list of signing times and panels:

Wednesday July 20

6:00 pm- 9:00 pm – signing – Brian Pulido, Jacen Burrows at Booth #2701

Thursday July 21

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – signing – George RR Martin and Daniel Abraham at Booth #2701

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – signing – Jacen Burrows and Brian Pulido at Booth #2701

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – signing – Garth Ennis at Booth #2701

3:30 pm – 6:30 pm – signing – Garth Ennis at Booth #2701

Avatar Press: Special News and Q&A
Room: 7AB
4:00 – 5:00 PM

Here’s your chance to meet the creative minds behind Avatar Press, the industry’s most ground-breaking, risk-taking publisher! Hosted by editor-in-chief William Christensen, this panel includes Jacen Burrows, whose atmospheric artwork terrified readers of Garth Ennis’ Crossed and Alan Moore’s Neonomicon; and Brian Pulido, whose cult favorite Lady Death series provides the backbone to the sexy and action-packed Boundless Comics line. Find out what new terrors this rogue publisher will unleash in the months ahead, and get your questions answered!

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – signing- Jacen Burrows and Brian Pulido at Booth #2701

Garth Ennis’ STITCHED Movie World Premiere
Room: 6DE
8:15 – 9:15 PM

Legendary comic book writer Garth Ennis (Preacher, Crossed) has written and directed his first-ever short film, STITCHED, a visceral tale of terror! We proudly present its World Premiere here at San Diego Comic-Con. Come meet the film’s cast, monsters, producers, and Mr. Ennis himself. Learn behind-the-scenes secrets during the Q&A period. See a sneak peak at the Ennis-penned ongoing STITCHED comic book series. And thrill to the horror of STITCHED in its one-night only SDCC viewing!

Friday July 22

9:30 am – 10:30 pm – signing – David Lapham at Booth #2701

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – signing – Jacen Burrows and Brian Pulido at Booth #2701

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – signing – Garth Ennis at Booth #2701

3:30 pm – 7:00 pm – signing- Jacen Burrows and Brian Pulido at Booth #2701

3:30 pm – 7:00 pm – signing – David Lapham at Booth #2701

3:30 pm – 6:30 pm- signing – Garth Ennis at Booth #2701

Saturday July 23

10:30 am – 1:30 pm – signing – Jacen Burrows and Brian Pulido at Booth #2701

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – signing – Garth Ennis at Booth #2701

Spotlight on Garth Ennis: CROSSED, STITCHED, and Beyond
Saturday, July 23
Room: 6DE
2:00 – 3:00 PM

Superstar writer Garth Ennis has created quite a home for himself at Avatar Press with the runaway success of Crossed, a brutal, uncompromising vision of a world overrun by pure, sadistic evil. As the Crossed comic series grows into a fearsome franchise featuring the hottest talents in the industry (David Lapham, Si Spurrier, Jacen Burrows), Ennis expanded into film work, writing and directing Stitched, a chilling horror tale which premieres at SDCC and continues in an ongoing monthly comic book. Join Garth Ennis himself as he discusses his future plans with Avatar!

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm – signing – Jacen Burrows and Brian Pulido at Booth #2701

3:30 pm – 6:30 – signing – Garth Ennis at Booth #2701

Sunday July 24

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – signing – Max Brooks at Booth #2701

11:00 am – 4 pm signing – Jacen Burrows and Brian Pulido at Booth #2701

Max Brooks: Zombie Survival 101
Room: 7AB
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Max Brooks, screenwriter and author of best-selling books The Zombie Survival Guide, World War Z, and The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks, is the world’s leading authority on the defense against a ghoulish uprising! Renowned for his campus and convention lectures nationwide, Brooks comes to San Diego Comic-Con to share his insight into the rotting minds of the undead, reveal how the Zombie Survival Guide came into existence, and field questions from zombie-phobic fans! You dare not miss this lecture – your very life may depend on it!

3:30 pm – 5 pm – signing – Max Brooks

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