DC COMICS STAFF AND FREELANCERS GEAR UP FOR WIZARD WORLD PHILADELPHIA
On June 3, members of the DC Comics staff and freelance community will greet the public at Wizard World Philadelphia!
DC freelancers scheduled to be at Wizard World Philadelphia include:
* Scott Beatty (BATMAN BEGINS MOVIE ADAPTATION, SON OF VULCAN)
* Tommy Castillo (DETECTIVE COMICS)
* Amanda Conner (JSA: CLASSIFIED, BATGIRL covers)
* Justin Gray (HAWKMAN, JONAH HEX, TWILIGHT EXPERIMENT)
* Jamal Igle (FIRESTORM)
* John Lucas (DETECTIVE COMICS)
* Sean Murphy (YEAR ONE: BATMAN/SCARECROW)
* Bruce Jones (YEAR ONE: BATMAN/SCARECROW)
* J.G. Jones (WONDER WOMAN covers)
* Rags Morales (IDENTITY CRISIS, WONDER WOMAN)
* Jimmy Palmiotti (HAWKMAN, JONAH HEX, TWILIGHT EXPERIMENT)
* Michael Turner (IDENTITY CRISIS covers)
* Walter Simonson (DAY OF VENGEANCE covers, ELRIC: THE MAKING OF A SORCERER)
* Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH)
From DC's Editorial staff, Shelly Bond, Group Editor - VERTIGO and Dan DiDio, VP - Executive Editor, DCU, are scheduled to attend.
Paula Lowitt, Senior VP - Business & Legal Affairs, is scheduled to be at the show, as are Terri Cunningham, VP - Managing Editor, Ronald Perazza, Director - Creative Services, and Kevin Kiniry, Manager - Licensing.
DC's Sales & Marketing staff will be at the show as well, including Bob Wayne, VP - Sales, Patricia Jeres, Director - Marketing Communications, Vince Letterio, Manager - Direct Sales, Stuart Schreck, Administrator, Direct Sales, and Vinnie Costa, Representative, Events & Retailer Services.
And don't miss these exciting DC Comics panels:
Friday, June 3, 2-3pm
Crisis Counseling with Dan DiDio: How do you top the original CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS? If you're Dan DiDio, VP - Executive Editor, DCU, you simply orchestrate another! Join DiDio as he reaches out to those still reeling from the last Crisis and opens up a forum to answers your concerns on this mega-event and all that leads up to it. We're here to help!
Saturday, June 4, 2:30-3:30pm
Coming Attractions - DCU: WHAM! POW! BIFF! At this slide show presentation you'll get a sneak peak at what's headed your way from your favorite comic book publisher. Join co-hosts Dan DiDio, VP - Executive Editor, DCU, and Bob Wayne, VP - Sales, as they pull back the curtain to shed light on comics' best line of books with some of today's top talents including Bruce Jones, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Rags Morales, Sean Murphy and Scott Beatty. Don't miss it!
Saturday, June 4, 5-6pm
Wild, Weird and Wonderful - VERTIGO/WildStorm: Go beyond the borders of the DC Universe with this slide show presentation from VERTIGO and WildStorm.
Join DC ' s Director - Marketing Communications Patricia Jeres and VERTIGO Group Editor Shelly Bond for a taste of what ' s to come!
Sunday, June 5, 12:30-1:30pm
Year Of The Bat: The Dark Knight is hitting the silver screen in what is unquestionably going to be one of the summer's biggest blockbusters. At this panel find out what Gotham's guardian is up to on the comic front, hosted by Dan DiDio, VP - Executive Editor, DCU, with Bruce Jones, Sean Murphy and more.