Tuesday, September 02, 2014
VERY IMPORTANT: Our Tickets page enables you to get into the show on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, or the whole weekend, and with a VIP Pass, to the Friday All-Star Reception, or to the Harvey Awards Banquet. THIS ABILITY WILL GO AWAY SHORTLY! If you have not bought tickets yet and need to do so, please act now, as you will otherwise find yourselves in additional lines to buy tickets at the box office before getting in line to get into the Hall! We have to end online ticket sales in advance of the show so as to be able to have physical copies of the purchaser list for our line-walkers to review as necessary when exchanging tickets for wristbands!
The website, www.baltimorecomiccon.com, is updated as frequently as we have opportunity to do so leading up to the show (and then once the Friday morning kicks in, all bets are off!). You can generally find the latest news on guest announcements and updates, exhibitors, retailers, and Artists Alley guests. They are somewhat dynamic (last minute cancellations, last minute additions, if you can believe it!), so it's worth taking a peek every now and again!
ALSO VERY IMPORTANT: If you have been to the show and expect it to be in the same location again this year, you will be redirected by staff members! We are a few blocks west, closer to Camden Yards, and you can see directions on the website for details. Staying overnight? Take advantage of the hotel and travel discounts we have coordinated with partners.
Finally, come out and have fun! We have comics creators from rising stars to superstars to TV and movie stars. We have a costume contest to see or participate in, featuring a $2,000 grand prize, and our cosplayers come dressed to the nines -- as someone who doesn't really pay attention to that aspect of the show, some of the costumes I've seen over the past couple of years have blown me away! Truly impressive! We have an exclusive Yearbook, featuring Matt Wagner's Grendel this year, and some bonus prints available to buyers who go through and complete an autograph quest, which is a lot of fun. You have a vast selection of items for sale, including comics, clothing, collectibles, toys, action figures, graphic novels, trade paperbacks, manga, cosplay accessories, and more more more! Seriously, bring some money because you'll undoubtedly find something cool (and we've got ATMs on the floor this year in case you run out!). Numerous publishers, big and small, are bringing exclusive comics, including Dynamite Entertainment, Valiant, BOOM! Studios, Advent Comics, and more. And we not only reserved a larger footprint this year, we had to expand it into yet another hall because we were oversold way in advance of the show!
Familiarize yourself with our Harassment Policy, hit the road to Baltimore, and come have a great time this coming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!
I'll See You In Baltimore!
John Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition
Nate Beeler has been selected as the 2014 winner of the John Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition, for his image depicting Lady Justice and Lady Liberty embracing after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.
Beeler is the editorial cartoonist for The Columbus Dispatch. Prior to joining the Ohio capital's newspaper in 2012, the Columbus native drew cartoons for seven years in the nation's capital for The Washington Examiner.
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Monday, September 01, 2014
|Baltimore Comic-Con|| |
By Michael Cavna
Washington Post Comic Riffs blog September 1 2014
Saturday, August 30, 2014
|10:00 am-10:30 am||Jeffrey Brown||11:00 am-noon|
|2:40 pm-3:10 pm||Bob Staake||3:30 pm-4:30 pm|
|4:40 pm-5:10 pm||Jules Feiffer||3:30 pm-4:30 pm|
|4:40 pm-5:10 pm||Gene Luen Yang||3:30 pm-4:30 pm|
Graphic Novels Super Session
|6:00 pm-6:35 pm||Raina Telgemeier||7:00 pm-8:00 pm|
|6:45 pm-7:20 pm||Bryan Lee O'Malley||8:00 pm-9:00 pm|
|7:30 pm-8:05 pm||Vivek Tiwary||8:30 pm-9:30 pm|
|7:30 pm-8:05 pm||Kyle Baker||8:30 pm-9:30 pm|
|8:15 pm-8:50 pm||Liza Donnelly||9:00 pm-10:00 pm|
|9:00 pm-9:45 pm||Jeff Smith||7:30 pm-8:30 pm|
Friday, August 29, 2014
'The Congress' movie review: Robin Wright gets animated and frozen in time
'A Letter to Momo' movie review: Lyrical, delicate, but fatally glum
Momo (voice of Karen Miyama) wants the goblins living in her new home to help her contact her late father in "A Letter to Momo." (GKids)
Brian Basset to sponsor Washington DC Walk for the Animals event
by Alan Gardner
August 28, 2014
first-ever Graphic Novel Night *(Check this talent lineup)
By Mariana Marcaletti
August 28 2014
There's a good chance I'll miss this - I've been fighting something
since Wedsnesday night. - Mike
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Illustrator Bob Staake on Dark Humor, New Yorker Covers, and Analog Art in a Digital Worldby Mike Rhode on Aug. 28, 2014
"Mouseguard" Author/Illustrator David Peterson, Thursday September 4, 7:30 p.m. at the Library: This award-winning graphic novelist will talk about his books and do a drawing demonstration.
7500 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD
Celebrating the Graphic Tradition at the National Book Festival
Promoting unity through animation
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
For new 'Sin City,' Frank Miller draws out performances that go beyond the scripted [in print as Drawn to direct: As Frank miller brings his 'Sin City back to screen, he's still the consummate artist].
By Michael Cavna Washington Post August 22 2014
'BoJack Horseman': The equine ennui of a Hollywood stud [in print as Netflix's new 'BoJack Horseman': A Hollywood stud's equine ennui.
Washington Post August 22 2014
INTERVENTION CON 2014: Co-founder Oni Hartstein cultivates D.C. region as geek-rich soil
By Michael Cavna
Washington Post Comic Riffs blog August 26 2014
Bone in 'Mr. Bone Goes to Washington'
Jeff Smith will be at the Graphic Novels Super Session at 9 p.m. at the Library of Congress National Book Festival.