Media Release — Over the weekend of September 7th – September 8th, IDW will be joining the big names of Baltimore Comic Con at the Baltimore Convention Center, along with their guest of honor, Joe Hill! Throughout the convention IDW will be hosting a variety of panels, and top-tier signings at the IDW booth!
Join IDW’s VP of Marketing, Dirk Wood, on Saturday, September 7th from 5:00 – 6:00PM in Room 302/303 as Wood and Locke & Key co-creator Joe Hill discuss the closing chapters of the ground-breaking series and what the future holds for the Harvey Award-nominated writer at the “IDW Presents: Joe Hill” panel. On Sunday, September 8th from 2:00 – 3:00PM in Room 302/303 join Wood again at “IDW: The Big Panel” with legendary creator Walter Simonson and a few surprise guests, to hear about some of the amazing projects coming your way from IDW!
The IDW booth is where you’ll find a number of the sensational creators among Baltimore’s impressive guest list. Signings over the course of the weekend include Joe Hill (Locke & Key), Agnes Garbowska (My Little Pony), Sara Richard (My Little Pony), Walter Simonson (The Mighty Thor: Artist’s Edition), Mark Waid (Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom), Thom Zahler (Love & Capes) and more! Whether it’s your favorite issue of My Little Pony, Locke & Key, or Rocketeer, be sure to bring your books, or pick up a copy at the IDW booth to get signed!
IDW has something for everyone, and Baltimore Comic Con will give you the chance to meet the talented creators behind your favorite books!
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Paramount’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; HBO’s True Blood; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Warner Brothers and Barry Sonnenfeld are attached to adapt LORE into a feature film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, with Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and Sony bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.