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Comic News:
DC Heads to WonderCon
By Brian Jacks

03.25.03


Comics fans heading for San Francisco and WonderCon this April will have the chance to rub shoulders with some of DC Comics' best-known writers and artists, as well as DC staff members.

Among the editorial staffers slated to be at WonderCon from the DC staff are Jim Lee, WildStorm Editorial Director and BATMAN penciller (Saturday and Sunday only); VP — Editorial Dan DiDio; Group Editors Scott Dunbier and Bob Schreck, and Editors Will Dennis and Alex Sinclair.

DC freelancers scheduled to be at the convention include:

· Sergio Aragones (MAD Magazine)
· Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS, SGT. ROCK: BETWEEN HELL AND A HARD PLACE)
· Ed Brubaker (GOTHAM CENTRAL, DETECTIVE COMICS, SLEEPER)
· Dave Gibbons (THE ORIGINALS, WATCHMEN)
· Geoff Johns (JSA, THE FLASH, HAWKMAN)
· Joe Kubert (SGT. ROCK: BETWEEN HELL AND A HARD PLACE)
· Jill Thompson (AT DEATH'S DOOR)
· Arthur Adams (TOM STRONG'S TERRIFIC TALES)
· Michael Bair (HAWKMAN, JSA)
· Devin Grayson (NIGHTWING)
· Steve Leialoha (FABLES)
· Greg Rucka (GOTHAM CENTRAL, BATMAN: DEATH AND THE MAIDENS)
· Judd Winick (GREEN ARROW, BLOOD AND WATER)

DC's Direct Sales Department will be represented at WonderCon by VP — Sales & Marketing Bob Wayne, Manager — Events & Retailers Services Fletcher Chu-Fong, Manager — Marketing Services Matt Keller, and Sales Representative Mike Scigliano.


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DC will also present the following panels at WonderCon:

VERTIGO: TEN YEARS ON THE CUTTING EDGE
Friday, April 25, 3:30-4:30
Vertigo, the imprint that pioneered the idea of comics for mature readers, is now celebrating its tenth anniversary! Get a look at some of what's in store from the line with Fletcher Chu-Fong, DC's Manager — Events & Retailer Services, plus Editor Will Dennis, writer/artists Dave Gibbons and Jill Thompson, writer Brian Azzarello, artist Joe Kubert and others at this exclusive slide presentation.

DC: EXPANDING OUR UNIVERSE
Saturday, April 26, 1:30-3:00
Get a sneak peek at all the action that's heading your way from the DC Universe in this exciting slide presentation! Join Fletcher Chu-Fong, DC's Manager — Events & Retailer Services as he takes you on a tour of upcoming DCU events, along with Group Editor Bob Schreck and writers Ed Brubaker, Geoff Johns, Devin Grayson, Judd Winick, artist Drew Johnson and others!

WILDSTORM: PREPARE TO BE BLOWN AWAY
Sunday, April 27, 11:30-12:30
WildStorm explodes in 2003 with incredible new events and epics from the Eye of the Storm line of mature readers titles, Homage, Cliffhanger Productions, and America's Best Comics! Don't miss your chance to hear what's hot and happening in this slide presentation given by Fletcher Chu-Fong, DC's Manager — Events & Retailer Services, along with WildStorm Group Editor Scott Dunbier and writers Ed Brubaker and Geoff Johns, artist Arthur Adams and others.

WONDER WOMAN: THE WAY OF THE WARRIOR
Sunday, April 27, 12:30-1:30
Beginning in August, Greg Rucka, writer of the top-selling graphic novel WONDER WOMAN: THE HIKETEIA, joins forces with up-and-coming penciller Drew Johnson and veteran inker Ray Snyder as the creative team on the Amazon Warrior's monthly comic! Join Greg and moderator Fletcher Chu-Fong, DC's Manager — Events & Retailer Services, and get the lowdown on Diana's upcoming adventures!

For more information, readers may visit the WonderCon website at http://www.wondercon.com.

 

 
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