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Spotlight on George Perez panel in Baltimore

posted Sep 2, 2013, 3:18 PM by Vu Nguyen

BALTIMORE COMIC-CON 2013 (07-08 Sep 2013)
Baltimore, Maryland

BOOM!, Valiant and Hero Head to Baltimore
Monday, September 2, 2013

BOOM! Studios, Valiant Entertainment, and the Hero Initiative are among the publishers and service organizations setting up at the September 7-8, 2013 edition fo The Baltimore Comic-Con at the Baltimore Convention Center.

In addition to sponsoring writer Mike Carey’s only U.S. show in 2013, BOOM! Studios will host three panel discussions:

Spotlight On George Pérez
Saturday, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Seriously, you’re not going to make us describe George Pérez and his career, right? Good. Join BOOM! founder and CEO Ross Richie in a reflection of Mr. Pérez’s first four decades of work and a discussion of what the future holds, including his new project at BOOM!

We Are BOOM!
Saturday, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BOOM! Founder and CEO Ross Richie and Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon along with special guest creators. Find out why 2013 has been a transformative year for them.

Spotlight On Mike Carey
Sunday, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Eisner Award-winning writer Mike Carey’s work spans comics, novels, film, and television. This year, Carey launched his first ongoing, original series from an independent publisher: Suicide Risk from BOOM! Studios.

Valiant Entertainment will be at booths #1505-1506 for signings and appearances by creators including Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar) and Barry Kitson (Harbinger). They will be giving away copies of the new Unity #1 Preview Edition, and they’ll have a selection of comics, trade paperbacks, hardcovers, and official Cinder Block merchandise  including t-shirts, limited edition prints, mugs and more on hand.

Valiant Comics: The Road to Unity
Saturday, 2 PM – 3 PM
Featuring creators J.G. Jones (Eternal Warrior), Barry Kitson (Harbinger), Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar), and Jim Zub (Shadowman), alongside Publisher Fred Pierce and Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani.

Hero Board member George Pérez and artist Ron Frenz will be at the Hero Initiative booth, #1501-1502 all weekend. Saturday only they will be joined by writer Tom DeFalco (Fantastic Four) and artist Brett Breeding (Superman), and Saturday from 1 PM to 4 PM artist Sal Buscema sign as well.

Additionally, creators Mark Buckingham, Jim Calafiore, Cliff Chiang, Amanda Conner, Chris Giarrusso, Joe Hill, Roger Landridge, Joe Linsner, Laura Martin, Ron Marz, Jimmy Palmiotti. Andrew Pepoy, Brian Pulido, Tom Raney, Craig Rousseau, Chris Samnee, Alex Saviuk, Joe Staton, Bill Willingham, and Chrissie Zullo will raise money for Hero at their respective tables or booths.

thanks to Ilke