Dark Horse announces SDCC 2011 panel and swag details

by Jeff

paperdolls Dark Horse announces SDCC 2011 panel and swag detailsMedia Release — At 2 p.m., Friday, July 22, stop by room 25ABC for a powerhouse panel featuring the creative minds behind Dark Horse Presents!

As Dark Horse celebrates its twenty-fifth year of publishing, we are proud to reintroduce the title that started it all: the game-changing anthology Dark Horse Presents. Known for featuring the industry’s top talent and launching some of the most successful titles in comics history, Dark Horse Presents was, is, and will continue to be a highly fertile breeding ground for new characters, concepts, and more!

Join us for a look at what makes this book so important to the comics medium with Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson, as well as a cast of top talent past and present, including . . .

Jim Steranko (Red Tide)

Eric Powell (The Goon)

Carla Speed McNeil (Finder)

Sanford Greene (Deadpool)

And more!

Attendees can expect a fun and interactive experience, as well as live drawing, Q&A teasers, and more! Also, panel attendees will receive a Dave Gibbons minicomic exclusive to San Diego Comic-Con!

Friday, July 22, at 2 p.m. Room 25ABC. Be there.


In celebration of what seems like a lifetime of collaboration between Star Wars and Dark Horse Comics, we’re unleashing a panel of Star Wars comics giants just for you, the fan!

Share favorite moments in Star Wars comics with our resident Jedi, Randy Stradley, and a host of Star Wars guests from comics and beyond, including Mick Harrison (Dark Times—in his first public appearance!), Dark Horse editor Dave Marshall, writers Scott Allie (Jedi: The Dark Side), John Jackson Miller (Knight Errant), and Tom Taylor (Invasion), as well as Dave Filoni (director of The Clone Wars TV show), artists the Fillbach brothers (The Clone Wars comics), Leland Y. Chee (Lucasfilm’s “Keeper of the Holocron”), author Timothy Zahn (Choices of One), Shelly Shapiro (editor at large, Del Rey), and more.

Plus, there will be an exclusive Knight Errant print for attendees and a chance to win a custom stormtrooper helmet illustrated by Chris Scalf (Blood Ties)!

Oh yeah, and you certainly won’t want to miss the exciting news about the future of Star Wars digital comics . . .

Friday, July 22, 1 p.m.–2 p.m., Room 7AB.


Get Yours!
Oh yes, it’s Comic-Con season, and that means it’s time for . . .

Stuff We Always Get!

AKA: SWAG

When you make your way to the Dark Horse Comics booth at San Diego Comic-Con, expect nothing but the best in treatment and appreciation from the comic publisher with the most!

You’ll find . . .

—Buffy, The Goon, and Mass Effect trifolds complete with paper dolls

—Conan, Domo, Buffy, Angel & Faith, The Guild, Clamp, The Goon, Star Wars, B.P.R.D., and Criminal Macabre buttons

—A Drifters/Gate 7 flip poster

—The ever-popular Hellboy mask

—A picture of yourself in your favorite comic(s) at our Deluxe Green Screen wall

—Falling Skies pins at the Falling Skies Green Screen event (see schedule)

—And tons of free comics and more!

We can’t even begin to tell you about all the free stuff we’ll have at all our panels!

—Exclusive Knight Errant print at the Star Wars panel

—Miniprint of Steranko’s Dark Horse Presents #3 ultravariant cover at the DHP panel

—Limited print of our reveal wall at the Reveal panel

—Limited Conan poster at the Rose McGowan signing

—Limited print of an exclusive new project at the Menton3/Reynolds panel

There’s even an exclusive Goon temporary tattoo with any purchase from the Dark Horse store on site at San Diego Comic-Con.

Oh, and Friday, July 22, at 4 p.m., we’ll have an exclusive ticket giveaway to the screening of Gantz in collaboration with New People Entertainment. Make sure you stop by!

See you at the booth. Try and collect all the SWAG!

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