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2006_MD_BCCA_06090979Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Artists
Artists include: Chuck Dixon, Barry Kitson, Mark Waid, Scott Kurtz, Mike Manley, John Ostrander, Mark Texeira, Mark Sparacio, Alex Saviuk, Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Walt Simonson, Eric Powell, Mark McKenna, Michael Bair, Don Rosa, Scott Kurtz, Kyle Baker, Dan DiDio, George Perez, Marv Wolfman, Dick...
2006_MD_BCC_06090913Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- General
2006_MD_BCCB_06090976Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Harvey Awards
A variety of speakers and presenters including Jerry Robinson, Kyle Baker, Bob Wayne, Joe Quesada, Howard Chaykin, George Perez, John Romita Jr., and John Romita Sr. (who won a lifetime achievement award). Also Steve Conley, Frank Cho, Jose Villarrubia, and CB Cebulski.

Here is the list of people who...
2006_MD_BCCP1_0609099Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: A Moment with Howard Chaykin
A Moment with Howard Chaykin: with Kyle Baker, Frank Cho, Walt Simonson, Howard Chaykin, and Jimmy Palmiotti.
2006_MD_BCCP5_0609091Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: Beyond The Panels
Beyond The Panels: Using Graphic Novels in Educational and Library Settings
2006_MD_BCCP2_06090912Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: DC Nation
DC Nation: with Dan DiDio, Jan Jones, Mark Waid, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Bob Wayne.
2006_MD_BCCP4_06090922Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: DCU: One Year Greater
DCU: One Year Greater: with Jan Jones, Kurt Busiek, Marv Wolfman, George Perez, Bill Willingham, J.G. Jones, Mark Waid, Barry Kitson, Bob Wayne, and Dan DiDio.
2006_MD_BCCP3_0609096Baltimore Comic-Con (2006) -- Panel: Titans Together:
Titans Together: with Marv Wolfman and George Perez.
2009_MD_BCCCC_Winners_09101159Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Final Judging
Page 5 of 5: Winning contestants.

These are the folks who won the initial round in the judges' decision and then waited while the grand prize winner was selected. Pictures also include a group shot at the end as people divvy up the loot!
2009_MD_BCCCC_Kids_09101142Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Initial Judging -- 13 and under
Page 2 of 5 -- Kid contestants (13 and under).
2009_MD_BCCCC_Women_09101182Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Initial Judging -- Adult females
Page 3 of 5: Female contestants over age 13.
2009_MD_BCCCC_Men_091011112Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Initial Judging -- Adult males
Page 4 of 5 -- Male contestants over age 13.
2009_MD_BCCCC_Prep_09101143Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Costume Contest Preparation and Audience
Page 1 of 5: Preparation and Audience.

Baltimore Comic-Con First Annual Costume Contest: In addition to the all-star line-up of talent scheduled at this year's gala 10th anniversary Baltimore Comic-Con, the show will host it's first-ever costume contest... with a $1,000 grand prize!

"We wanted to...
2009_MD_BCC_09101191Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- General
Guests photographed: Neal Adams, Don Rosa, Tom Mandrake, Brian Michael Bendis, Bernie Wrightson, Greg LaRocque, Andy Runton, George Perez, Chris Claremont, Barry Kitson, Tim Sale, Scott Kurtz, ???, Dick Ayers, ???, Stuart Immonen, Mark Waid, Matt Wagner, (from Kill Audio:) Sheldon Vella, Claudio...
2009_MD_BCCP1_09101118Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Panel: Image United
Image United:
A crossover adventure where all the characters involved are drawn by their creators? It sounds impossible but that's exactly what you'll get in "Image United," an event like no other. Join creators Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silverstri, and Jim...
2009_MD_BCCP3_0910117Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Panel: Spotlight on Chris Claremont
Spotlight on Chris Claremont:
Chris Claremont has written just about every character around, from Batman to Iron Fist to the Fantastic Four. However, to a legion of comics fans, he is fondly regarded as "the" X-Men writer. He's wowing readers with his take on the X-Men in the current series, "X-Men...
2009_MD_BCCP2_09101113Baltimore Comic-Con (2009) -- Panel: Spotlight on Stan Sakai
Spotlight on Stan Sakai:
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of "Usagi Yojimbo." Join the celebration as creator Stan Sakai talks about the history of the popular series, the characters who populate Usagi's world, his working process, and more in this panel that fans of all ages will enjoy.
2010_MD_BCCA98Baltimore Comic-Con (2010) -- Artists
Artists in sequence:
Day 1: Dennis O'Neil, Jerry Robinson, Matt Wagner, John Snyder III, Marv Wolfman, Jim Shooter, Michael Golden, Joe Jusko, Mark Wheatley, Denis Kitchen, Steve Conley, Tim Truman, Todd McFarlane, Timothy Lantz, Bryan Brown, Terry Moore, Bill Tucci, Walt Simonson, Paul Pope, Don...
2010_MD_BCCGL57Baltimore Comic-Con (2010) -- Greg LaRocque and friends
Artists here: Greg LaRocque, Julie (Ms Marvel), and Cesar Castillo Jr.
2010_MD_BCC64Baltimore Comic-Con (2010) -- Miscellaneous
2010_MD_BCCRT34Baltimore Comic-Con (2010) -- Richard Thompson and friends
Artists: Richard Thompson, SL Gallant, and Sergio Aragones.
2011_MD_BCCA147Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Artists
Artists include:
(Saturday)
Nelson Marehalau, Jesse Cowan, Mark Wheatley, Jerry Carr, Neil Vokes, Bob McLeod, John K Snyder III, Don Rosa, Billy Tucci, Jeff Smith, Stan Sakai, David Finch, Antonio Romero, Keith Murphey, ???, Greg Horn, John Workman, Cliff Chiang, JM DeMatteis, Kevin Maguire, Jimmy...
2011_MD_BCCCC_Prep_110820121Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Costume Contest (1 of 7) Preparation and Audience
Third Annual Costume Contest.
2011_MD_BCCCC_Kids_110820124Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Costume Contest (2 of 7) Initial Judging -- 13 and under
Third Annual Costume Contest.
2011_MD_BCCCC_Groups_11082083Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Costume Contest (3 of 7) Initial Judging -- Groups
Third Annual Costume Contest.
2011_MD_BCCCC_Women_11082063Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Costume Contest (4 of 7) Initial Judging -- Adult Females
Third Annual Costume Contest.
2011_MD_BCCCC_Men_110820108Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Costume Contest (5 of 7) Initial Judging -- Adult Males
Third Annual Costume Contest.
2011_MD_BCCCC_Winners_11082035Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Costume Contest (6 of 7) Final Judging
Baltimore Comic-Con Announces Costume Contest Winners

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 24, 2011 - The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the winners of the 3rd annual Costume Contest. The contest took place this past Saturday, August 20, 2011and saw a myriad of incredible and creative costumes....
2011_MD_BCCCC_Term_11082052Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Costume Contest (7 of 7) -- Brooklyn Terminator
Third Annual Costume Contest.

I thought this was a really cool outfit! The 300 hours of work involved in creating this outfit are described on Peter Kosis' site at http://www.BrooklynTerminator.com
2011_MD_BCCHA_Awards_110820145Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Harvey Awards -- Award Ceremony
2011 Presenters:
Welcoming Remarks: Paul McSpadden
Emcee: Scott Kurtz
Presenter: Bryan J.L. Glass --
* Best Letterer: John Workman, THOR, Marvel Comics -- accepted by John Workman
* Best Colorist: Jose Villarrubia, CUBA : MY REVOLUTION, Vertigo/DC Comics -- accepted by Jose...
2011_MD_BCCHA_Dinner_11082093Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Harvey Awards -- Dinner
Folks include: Brad Guigar, Jose Villarrubia, Andy Runton, Mark Waid, Michael Golden, Stan Lee, Paul Storrie, Bryan JL Glass, Adam Withers, Barry Kitson, Rahsan Ekedal, Terry Moore, Scott Kurtz, Mark Wheatley, Mike Gold, Denis Kitchen, Keith Giffen, Jose Garcia-Lopez, Art Baltazar, and Franco...
2011_MD_BCCHA_Cocktails_11082029Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Harvey Awards -- Reception/Cocktails
Lots of folks here: Stan Lee, Franco Aureliani, Art Baltazar, Stan Sakai, Terry Moore, Jeff Smith, Walt and Louise Simonson, Barry Kitson, Michael Golden, and Jim Starlin.
2011_MD_BCC106Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Miscellaneous
2011_MD_BCCP7_1108208Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: A Conversation with Jeff Smith & Stan Sakai
A Conversation with Jeff Smith & Stan Sakai – Jeff Smith’s Bone celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo will soon reach its 200th issue. Now, these two talented creators sit down to discuss their work; from their beginnings to future plans. Join Jeff & Stan for what is sure...
2011_MD_BCCP8_1108217Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Avatar Press: News and Q&A
Avatar Press: News and Q&A – Here’s your chance to meet the creative minds behind Avatar Press, the industry’s most ground-breaking, risk-taking publisher! Hosted by marketing director, Keith Davidsen, this panel features Mike Wolfer, whose creepy storytelling terrified readers of books like Night of...
2011_MD_BCCP5_1108206Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: BOOM! 6th Anniversary panel
BOOM! 6th Anniversary panel – Join BOOM! Studios Founder and Chief Executive Officer Ross Richie as he pulls the curtain back on BOOM! Studios. From an upstart one-book-a-month publisher debuting in 2005 to 2011′s powerhouse comic publisher, BOOM! Studios has had one of the most meteoric rises of any...
2011_MD_BCCP6_1108217Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: CBLDF: Censorship Then & Now
CBLDF: Censorship Then & Now – Earlier this year the Comics Code Authority closed its doors forever, ending an era of self-censorship where comics were stigmatized in the general culture. Though the threats that brought about the Comics Code are the stuff of history books, real threats to comics are...
2011_MD_BCCP1_11082110Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Comics Jukebox: All-Ages Comics in the Digital Age
Comics Jukebox: All-Ages Comics in the Digital Age – Digital, web, & downloadable comics are a growing trend in the medium, but where do kids comics stand in this arena? Creators John Gallagher and Steve Conley moderate over a panel of experts, including Dan Parent (Archie), Steve Hamaker (Bone, Fish &...
2011_MD_BCCP1_1108202Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Creating Your Comic/Manga from Concept to Publication
Creating Your Comic/Manga from Concept to Publication – Husband and wife creators (and Harvey Award Nominees) Comfort Love and Adam Withers teach you how to create your own comic. The entire process – concepting, scripting, thumbnails, pencils, color, PDF’s and CBZ’s, printing, distribution, the web,...
2011_MD_BCCP4_11082139Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Frank Cho Live Drawing Demonstration
Frank Cho Live Drawing Demonstration – Watch and be amazed as Frank Cho creates a drawing masterpiece right before your eyes. Audience will suggest one character, one action, one setting and Frank Cho will draw it in one hour on stage. The original art created by Frank Cho will be raffled off at the end...
2011_MD_BCCP5_11082117Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Going Digital: Day and Date, and what you need to know
Going Digital: Day and Date, and what you need to know – With Marvel announcing their same-day-strategy and DC distributing their entire line starting August 31st to provide you with their acclaimed line of comics the same day digitally as they come out in print, you need to make sure you are prepared....
2011_MD_BCCP2_11082113Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Insight Studios
Insight Studios – Meet Baltimore’s very own legendary creators of some of comic-dom’s most explosive stories and art with this amazing retrospective – and new announcements of projects! Focusing on Marc Hempel, Robert Tinnell, and Mark Wheatley, get an insider’s perspective on their inner-workings as...
2011_MD_BCCP8_11082017Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Marvel Universe
Marvel Universe – Wondering what’s up with the X-Men? Thinking of visiting Spider Island? Curious about the future of Daredevil? Just plain want to know what’s up with the Marvel Universe? Then this is the place for you! Join Marvel Architect Jason Aaron, Mark Waid, Barry Kitson, Paul Tobin, and Tom...
2011_MD_BCCP6_11082010Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Spotlight on Charles Vess
Spotlight on Charles Vess – The work of award-winning artist Charles Vess can be seen in such books as Sandman, Stardust, Rose, Book of Ballads and Sagas, and many others. Join Charles and moderator Terry Moore as they look at his art, his career, and what he’s working on now.
2011_MD_BCCP3_1108202Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Spotlight on Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis & Kevin Maguire
Spotlight on Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis & Kevin Maguire – Giffen, DeMatteis, and Maguire are the fan-favorite creative team behind Defenders, Metal Men, and Justice League. With stories that blend adventure and humor, their books are like no other. Join the men who put the "Bwah" in "Bwah-ha-ha" as...
2011_MD_BCCP3_1108216Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Spotlight on Ron Frenz
Spotlight on Ron Frenz – Ron Frenz’s art is well known to fans of Spider-Man, Thor, Spider-Girl (whom he co-created), Superman, and many, many others. We shine the spotlight on Ron in this panel that takes a look at his impressive body of work and where he’s headed in the future.
His partner on the...
2011_MD_BCCP7_11082127Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Stan Lee Spotlight
Stan Lee Spotlight – Face Front, True Believers! This is a panel no comics fan will want to miss as Jimmy Palmiotti sits down with the one and only Stan “The Man” Lee! He is a Founding Father of the Marvel Universe and the face of Marvel Comics to legions of fans. Join the writer, editor, actor, and...
2011_MD_BCCP4_11082014Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Top Cow: We Create
Top Cow: We Create… – Join Top Cow Publisher Filip Sablik along with Top Cow architect Ron Marz and Echoes writer Joshua Hale Fialkov for a colorful & lively look at the last year of Top Cow releases and what the coming year has in store for Artifacts, Pilot Season, Witchblade, The Darkness, Magdalena...
2011_MD_BCCP2_11082027Baltimore Comic-Con (2011) -- Panel: Visionary Enters the Deadlands
Visionary Enters the Deadlands – Join Visionary Comics and their all-star roster of creators who launched Deadlands from Image this summer. Join Ron Marz, David Gallaher, Steve Ellis, Jimmy Palmiotti, Lee Moder, and Visionary’s own C. Edward Sellner as they reflect on the weird west revival in comics...
2012_MD_BCCA177Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Artists
Artists in sequence:
(Saturday)
Tim Truman and John K. Snyder III, Bernie Wrightson, Eric Powell, Larry Hama, Billy Tucci, Greg LaRocque, ???, Dan Parsons, Jim Calafiore, Bryan JL Glass, Asher Humm, Francesco Francavilla, Eric Hutchinson, Carrie ???, Jose Garcia-Lopez, Frank Quitely, Denis Kitchen,...
2012_MD_BCCCC_Prep_12090938Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Costume Contest (1 of 7): Preparation and Audience
2012_MD_BCCCC_Tots_120909101Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Costume Contest (2 of 7): Tots
Winners:
1st place youth under 12 - Hawkeye, Haden
2nd place - Harley Quinn, Arielle
3rd Place - Incredible Hulk, Joseph
2012_MD_BCCCC_Teens_12090938Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Costume Contest (3 of 7): Teens
Winners:
1st place youth over 12 - Swordsman, Brian
2nd place - Black Widow, Gabrielle
3rd place - Loki, Chris
2012_MD_BCCCC_Groups_12090991Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Costume Contest (4 of 7): Groups
Winners:
1st place group - The Doctors, Brian Jimmy Chris and Brente
2nd place group - Green Lantern Corps, Rob and friends
2012_MD_BCCCC_AdultF_120909122Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Costume Contest (5 of 7): Adult Women
Winners:
1st Place Women - Bob the Dalek, Justine Glass
2nd place - Loki, Scarlett Ambrose
3rd place - Demona, Jen Nell
2012_MD_BCCCC_AdultM_120909157Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Costume Contest (6 of 7): Adult Men
Winners:
1st place Men - Lego Batman, Michael Chapman
2nd place  - Beta Ray Bill, Paul Day
3rd place - War Machine, Eric Schmidt
2012_MD_BCCCC_Wrapup_12090936Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Costume Contest (7 of 7): Grand Prize Winner and Wrapup
Best in Show - Bob the Dalek, Justine Glass
2012_MD_BCC_Dinner_12090715Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Friday All-Star Reception Dinner
The comic book folks met for dinner before the panel discussion.
Folks at the dinner: Walt Simonson, Louise Simonson, Herb Trimpe, Frank Cho, Barry Kitson, Mark Buckingham, Larry Hama, and Roger Stern.
2012_MD_BCC_Friday_120907122Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Friday All-Star Reception (w/Stan Lee)
Friday Night with Stan Lee at the Baltimore Comic-Con
Comics industry legend Stan Lee is back at the 2012 Baltimore Comic-Con! Taking place September 8-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore, Stan Lee will be appearing at the show on Saturday, September 8th. As an added bonus, VIP...
2012_MD_BCCHA_Awards_120908324Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Harvey Awards -- Award Ceremony
2012 Presenters:
Welcoming Remarks: Paul McSpadden
Emcee: Phil LaMarr
Keynote: Ross Richie
Presenter: Scott Snyder --
* Best Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos for “FEAR ITSELF”, published by Marvel Comics -- accepted by Harvey Awards
* Best Colorist: Dave Stewart for “HELLBOY: THE FURY”, published by...
2012_MD_BCCHA_Dinner_12090873Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Harvey Awards -- Dinner and Post-Event Mingling
2012_MD_BCCHA_Cocktails_12090848Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Harvey Awards -- Pre-Event Reception
2012_MD_BCC149Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Miscellaneous
2012_MD_BCCP12_1209084Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Artist Alley Comics
Artist Alley Comics
Come discover the new home for creator-driven digital comics, Artist Alley Comics! We'll reveal why the company is important to the future of digital comics for both fans and creators alike.
Co-founders Craig Rousseau, Rich Woodall, and Kelly Yates will be joined on the panel by...
2012_MD_BCCP09_1209085Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: BOOM! Studios/KaBOOM!/BOOM! Town
BOOM! Studios/KaBOOM!/BOOM! Town
BOOM! Studios returns to Charm City with a jam-packed panel! Learn what is next from BOOM! as Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon and VP of Publishing and Marketing Filip Sablik run down the most exciting new projects and reveal upcoming titles from BOOM! Studios, KaBOOM!, and...
2012_MD_BCCP5_1209092Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Christianity and Comics With Billy Tucci
Christianity and Comics With Billy Tucci:
In an industry dominated by secular heroes, join award-winning writer/artist Billy Tucci for a enlightening discussion on his Christmas graphic novella, "A Child Is Born" and the portrayal of Christianity in comics.
2012_MD_BCCP06_1209084Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Creating Comics the comiXology Way
Creating Comics the comiXology Way:
ComiXology has not only transformed the industry in making digital comics available everywhere, but they have also created the foundation for comic storytelling to be expressed in new ways. Originally created to artfully display comics on small screens, comiXology's...
2012_MD_BCCP14_1209084Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Creating Your Comic/Manga from Concept to Publication
Creating Your Comic/Manga from Concept to Publication:
The three time Harvey-nominated husband and wife creators of The Uniques, The Uniques Tales, and Rainbow in the Dark, Comfort Love and Adam Withers, teach you how to create your own comic. The entire process - concepting, scripting, thumbnails,...
2012_MD_BCCP13_1209086Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Dynamite Entertainment presents Garth Ennis
Dynamite Entertainment presents Garth Ennis:
Join writer Garth Ennis and Dynamite Editor Joe Rybandt for a lively hour of discussion on all things Boys, Battlefields, Dynamite, and more!
2012_MD_BCCP1_1209098Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Future Approaches to Teaching Comics in the High School Classroom
Future Approaches to Teaching Comics in the High School Classroom:
The use of comics as an educational tool to engage students has seen a growing acceptance in many classrooms across the country. While many of the earliest adapters have employed comics to engage challenged and reluctant readers, there...
2012_MD_BCCP01_1209085Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Kickstarter project management
Kickstarter project management:  
So, you got funding for your comic...now what? Join Mervyn and Jon of Paperlab Studios as they discuss the thrills, perils, and pitfalls of a successfully-funded Kickstarter from their personal experiences with Giant Robot Warrior Maintenance Crew.
2012_MD_BCCP03_1209085Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Mark Waid and Thrillbent
Mark Waid and Thrillbent:
Award-winning writer and now publisher Mark Waid talks about Thrillbent.com, his new digital-comics website. He'll have advice for creators looking to break into digital, sneak peeks at upcoming Thrillbent projects, and other surprises!
2012_MD_BCCP4_1209095Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: MARVEL: Marvel Boot Camp Seminar
MARVEL: Marvel Boot Camp Seminar:
To benefit the Hero Initiative, this special ticketed seminar takes you behind the scenes into the inner philosophy of Marvel Publishing, as SVP - Executive Editor Tom Brevoort shares with the public for the first time the training indoctrination lecture he gives to...
2012_MD_BCCP11_12090810Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: MARVEL: Marvel NOW!
MARVEL: Marvel NOW!
A major shake-up is coming for the Marvel Universe, and you can be the first to know the details! In this panel, Tom Brevoort (SVP - Executive Editor) and some special guests will reveal secrets about the launch of a new line of #1 issues including Uncanny Avengers, Iron Man,...
2012_MD_BCCP08_1209086Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Meet the Co-Publisher
Meet the Co-Publisher
DCE Panelist: Dan DiDio
Moderator: Bob Wayne
As the Co-Publisher of DC Entertainment, Dan DiDio is one of the driving forces behind DC Comics - The New 52, DC's digital initiative, Before Watchmen, and much more. Here's your chance to discover more behind-the-scenes information...
2012_MD_BCCP3_1209095Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Ron Marz and Jamal Igle Spotlight
Ron Marz and Jamal Igle Spotlight:
Back in 1994, Jamal penciled eight pages in Green Lantern #52 from a script by series writer Ron Marz. It was Jamal's first published work, and while the two remained friends ever since, they haven't worked together in the ensuing years. That's all about to change, as...
2012_MD_BCCP05_1209082Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Spotlight on Paul Levitz
Spotlight on Paul Levitz:
Readers may know Paul Levitz best for his work on DC Comics' Legion of Super-Heroes, Justice Society, Worlds' Finest, and as the co-creator of the Earth-2 Huntress. But he also worked on early fanzines, was President & Publisher of DC Comics from 2002-2009, is a member of the...
2012_MD_BCCP07_1209086Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Spotlight on Phil LaMarr
Spotlight on Phil LaMarr:
You may know Phil LaMarr from his five-year run on Fox's MADtv. Or you may know him from his voice work on such animated shows as Justice League Unlimited, Static Shock, Futurama, and Family Guy. Here's your chance to spend an hour with Phil and learn even more about this...
2012_MD_BCCP16_12090872Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Stan Lee Spotlight
Stan Lee Spotlight
Face Front, True Believers! Stan's back! This is a panel no comics fan will want to miss as Jimmy Palmiotti sits down with the one and only Stan "The Man" Lee! He is a Founding Father of the Marvel Universe and the face of Marvel Comics to legions of fans. Join the writer, editor,...
2012_MD_BCCP02_12090839Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Team Cul de Sac
Team Cul de Sac:
When Richard Thompson, the creator of the comic strip Cul de Sac, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, his friend Chris Sparks began a fundraising effort to honor his friend. With Richard's support, he asked others to donate artwork featuring the Cul de Sac characters for a Team Cul...
2012_MD_BCCP04_12090813Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: The British Invasion
The British Invasion:
In the 1980s, a number of British writers and artists started producing work for American comics and brought a fresh take that appealed to fans and critics alike. That creativity is kept alive today by creators including Brian Bolland (Dial H), Mark Buckingham (Fables), and Barry...
2012_MD_BCCP10_1209087Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: The Future of VALIANT
The Future of VALIANT
Valiant is back and, just a few months in, the buzz couldn't be bigger for the most successful relaunch in comics! Now, find out what the future holds for the Valiant Universe with an exclusive round of announcements and in-depth discussion featuring Robert Venditti & Cary Nord...
2012_MD_BCCP15_12090812Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: The History of Censorship in Comics
The History of Censorship in Comics:
Since the very beginning of the art form, comics have been the victim of near-constant scrutiny and censorship. Learn about the history of this persecution, from book-burnings in the 1940's, to Senate Hearings in the 1950's, through to today, when fans routinely...
2012_MD_BCCP2_12090913Baltimore Comic-Con (2012) -- Panel: Tribute to Joe Kubert
Tribute to Joe Kubert:
The world of comics lost one of its legendary creators recently with the death of Joe Kubert. Whether through his work on the page, the work done through The Kubert School, or his sons Adam and Andy, his legacy will live on in comics for years to come. Join Paul Levitz, Robert...
2013_MD_BCCA131Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Artists
Artists shown here:
(Saturday)
Paul Storrie, Thom Zahler, Bob Ingersoll, Terry Moore, Jimmy Palmiotti, Dean Haspiel, Joe Staton, Jim Calafiore, Mike McKone, Ron Marz, Paul Harding, Rich Clark, Karl Story, Laura Martin, Ed McGuinness, David Finch, Stan Sakai, Frank Cho, Denis Kitchen, Frank Stack,...
2013_MD_BCCCC_Prep_13090873Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Costume Contest (1 of 7): Preparation and Audience
Costume Contest sponsored by Stylin’ Online!
The fun begins at 1:00 pm! With $1,000 up for grabs for the best overall costume and prizes for each of the 10 categories, this is one event all of you cosplayers don’t want to miss! Adult Categories have a $5 entry fee per person. Contest registration at...
2013_MD_BCCCC_Tots_130908122Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Costume Contest (2 of 7): Tots
Youth Under 12:
1st Place - Owen, Robin Hood
2nd Place - Tristin, Captain Rex from Star Wars Clone Wars
3rd Place - Arielle, Poison Ivy
2013_MD_BCCCC_Teens_13090871Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Costume Contest (3 of 7): Teens
Youth Over 12:
1st Place - Dominic, Gordan Freeman
2nd Place - Maryse, Storm
3rd Place - Duncan, Psycho-Borderlands
2013_MD_BCCCC_Groups_130908101Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Costume Contest (4 of 7): Groups
Best Group:
1st Place - Exiles
2nd Place - Tintin
3rd Place - Castle Crushers
2013_MD_BCCCC_AdultF_13090875Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Costume Contest (5 of 7): Adult Women
Adult Female Contestants:
1st Place - Caroline Jones, Princess Daisy
2nd Place - Crystal Trezza, Steampunk Iron Maiden
3rd Place - Carlin Gayer, Aragorn
2013_MD_BCCCC_AdultM_130908111Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Costume Contest (6 of 7): Adult Men
Adult Male Contestants:
1st Place - Paul Day, Iron Man Hulkbuster
2nd Place - Dale Horey, Pain from Warhammer
3rd Place - Robert Tongue, Steam Punk Fett
2013_MD_BCCCC_Wrapup_13090830Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Costume Contest (7 of 7): Grand Prize Winner and Wrapup
Best Over-all Costume: Aaron Thompson, Jake Sully from Avatar
 
Fan Favorite:  Adam Close, Mannly Cyrus
 
Male Contestants
1st Place - Paul Day, Iron Man Hulkbuster
2nd Place - Dale Horey, Pain from Warhammer
3rd Place - Robert Tongue, Steam Punk Fett
 
Female Contestants
1st Place - Caroline...
2013_MD_BCCDD_13090647Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Drink & Draw 2013
Baltimore Comic-Con Drink & Draw 2013
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 29, 2013 - Can't wait for September 7th to roll around for your first day at the Baltimore Comic-Con? Then good news! The Baltimore Comic-Con Drink & Draw to benefit Team Cul de Sac and the Michael J. Fox Foundation will be taking place...
2013_MD_BCC_Reception_13090677Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Friday All-Star Reception
The inaugural All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception will take place on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 8:00 pm, and we're hosting an an all-star lineup of special comics guests! Join us for this intimate evening, which is unlike anything else the rest of the weekend has to offer! On Saturday and Sunday,...
2013_MD_BCC_Dinner_13090635Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Friday All-Star Reception Dinner
The comic book folks met for dinner before the All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception.
Folks at the dinner: Stan Sakai, George Perez, Mark Buckingham, Matthew Sturges, Neal Adams, Bill Willingham, Michael Golden, Barry Kitson, Paul Jenkins, Agnes Garbowska, Jim Cheung, and Mark Morales.
2013_MD_BCCHA_Awards_130907189Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Harvey Awards -- Award Ceremony
2013 Presenters:
Welcoming Remarks: Paul McSpadden
Emcee: Bill Willingham
Presenter: Joe Staton --
* Best Letterer: Todd Klein, FABLES, DC Comics
* Best Colorist: Fiona Staples, SAGA, Image Comics -- accepted by Ron Richards
Presenter: Roger Langridge --
* Best Syndicated Strip or Panel: DICK...
2013_MD_BCCHA_Dinner_130907109Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Harvey Awards -- Dinner and Post-Event Reception
Folks shown here include: Terry Moore, Paul McSpadden, Sal Buscema, Franco Aureliani, Mark Mariano, Jose Villarrubia, Thom Zahler, Keith Giffen, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Mark Buckingham, Shelly Bond, Dan Parent, Art Baltazar, Francesco Francavilla, Joe Rubinstein, Paul Kupperberg, Tom DeFalco, Frank...
2013_MD_BCCHA_Cocktails_13090754Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Harvey Awards -- Pre-Event Reception
Folks pictures here include: Chris Sparks, Matt Dembicki, Michael Cavna, Steve Rotterdam, Bob Greenberger, Stan Sakai, Mike Rhode, Paul Levitz, Paul Kupperberg, Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Thom Zahler, Roger Langridge, Denis Kitchen, Steve Geppi, Steve Ellis, Jose Villarrubia, Mark Morales, Jonathan...
2013_MD_BCC117Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Miscellaneous
2013_MD_BCCP10_1309071Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: CBLDF’s Comics on Trial, Part 2
CBLDF’s Comics on Trial, Part 2: Counter Attacks: How Prosecution of Retailers Changed the History of Comics:
In 1970, two Manhattan bookstore clerks were arrested and convicted of selling obscene material for Zap #4, featuring work by R. Crumb, Spain, and other underground greats. Later in that...
2013_MD_BCCP03_1309082Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: CBLDF Presents: Spotlight On Brian Wood
CBLDF Presents: Spotlight On Brian Wood:
Since 1997, Brian Wood has been one of the most popular creators in comics, writing, illustrating, or designing comics for almost every major publisher. He has worked on modern classics as diverse as DMZ, STAR WARS, and NORTHLANDERS, and in almost every genre,...
2013_MD_BCCP14_1309072Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: CBLDF: Banned Comics!
CBLDF: Banned Comics!
Every year comics are banned in libraries all over the United States; learn how you can fight back! In recent years, comics that have been targeted for bans include all-ages classics like Bone by Jeff Smith and Dragonball by Akira Toriyama, as well as acclaimed books for adult...
2013_MD_BCCP12_1309075Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: IDW Presents: Joe Hill
IDW Presents: Joe Hill:
As the Locke family’s long ordeal comes to a close with Locke & Key: Alpha, join IDW’s VP of Marketing, Dirk Wood, as he moderates a discussion with award-winning author, Joe Hill. Come find out Joe’s thoughts on the end of his run on Locke & Key, and his plans for the future!...
2013_MD_BCCP11_13090745Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Event
Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Event:
Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes have come to Baltimore! Best known for their roles as Jay and Silent Bob in the View Askewniverse films, Smith and Mewes are fan-favorites among comic and movie enthusiasts alike. This special three-hour event includes: A screening of...
2013_MD_BCCP06_13090711Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Self Publishing: You Can Do It
Self Publishing: You Can Do It:
Alpha Girl Comics’ Amy Chu and other successful self publishers talk candidly about how they got their first comics off the ground. Be prepared to take notes – we’ll talk nuts to bolts about collaboration, print vs. digital, marketing, and importantly, the money...
2013_MD_BCCP03_1309076Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Spotlight On George Perez
Spotlight On George Perez:
Artist and writer George Perez has a career that spans four decades and has the rare distinction of being one of the top creators in the comic book business consistently for the mass majority of his career. His credits are too numerous to list and his contributions to the...
2013_MD_BCCP02_1309083Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Spotlight on Ramona Fradon
Spotlight on Ramona Fradon:
Ramona Fradon is one of the few major female freelancers of her generation. The legendary artist co-created Metamorpho, and is well known for her art on Aquaman, Plastic Man, Super Friends, and Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy. Join Ramona and moderator Robert Greenberger as they...
2013_MD_BCCP01_13090820Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Team Cul de Sac
Team Cul de Sac:
When Richard Thompson, the creator of the comic strip Cul de Sac, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, his friend Chris Sparks began a fundraising effort to honor his friend. With Richard’s support, he asked others to donate artwork featuring the Cul de Sac characters for a Team Cul...
2013_MD_BCCP04_13090720Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Tell 'em SteveDave!
The panel will feature Walt Flanagan and Bryan Johnson of the award winning podcast Tell ‘em SteveDave! along with Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen of I Sell Comics!
Tell ‘em Steve-Dave! & I Sell Comics! come together for an All-Star podcast at Baltimore Comic-Con. The Podcasts which usually take place in...
2013_MD_BCCP09_13090725Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: The Official East Coast Fables Panel
The Official East Coast Fables Panel:
The Official East Coast Fables Panel will feature Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, Adam Hughes, Barry Kitson, Chrissie Zullo, and more of the extended Fables family for a whole TWO HOURS. Join them as they discuss the past, present and future of the series, do...
2013_MD_BCCP13_13090713Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: The World of Archie
The World of Archie:
Want to know what’s up with Archie and the gang? Interested in exciting heroes like The Fox? Can’t get enough of Sonic? Then this is the panel for you!
Panelists included: Francesco Francavilla, Dan Parent, Paul Kupperberg. Ryan Jampole, Dean Haspiel, and ???.
2013_MD_BCCP01_1309075Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Twenty Years of Strangers in Paradise
Twenty Years of Strangers in Paradise:
Terry Moore’s Strangers In Paradise turns 20 this year and you’re invited to join the celebration! Join Terry and CBLDF’s Charles Brownstein as they discuss the life and times of Katchoo and Francine and Terry’s new series, Rachel Rising. This is a panel no fan...
2013_MD_BCCP05_1309078Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Usagi Yojimbo Celebration
Usagi Yojimbo Celebration:
Usagi Yojimbo turns 30 next year, and we’re starting the party early! Creator Stan Sakai and editor Diana Schutz talk about bringing the adventures of the rabbit ronin to the page. Plus, Thom Zahler (Love and Capes) discusses designing the Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook...
2013_MD_BCCP02_1309075Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Use Your Words (& Pictures)
“Use Your Words (& Pictures)”: Cooperative Comics Lessons to Transform:
Professional Development for Early Childhood Education provides a foundational balance of individual and group achievement. Share and learn ways creating comics together can deliver content and life lessons to your students. An...
2013_MD_BCCP07_1309077Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: Valiant Comics: The Road to Unity
Valiant Comics: The Road to Unity:
Join an all-star panel of Valiant insiders for a must-see round of news and announcements about the most talked-about publisher in comics! Featuring creators J.G. Jones (Eternal Warrior), Barry Kitson (Harbinger, Bloodshot), Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar), and Jim Zub...
2013_MD_BCCP08_1309078Baltimore Comic-Con (2013) -- Panel: We Are BOOM!
We Are BOOM!
You will not want to miss this jam-packed, inspiring hour as BOOM! Founder & CEO Ross Richie and Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon along with special guest creators reintroduce BOOM! Studios to the world of comics. This won’t be your average publisher panel droning on and on through a series of...
2014_MD_BCCA219Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Artists
Folks here include:
(Friday)
Rick Veitch, John Totleben, Mark Wheatley, Alan Davis, Sean Chen, Gerhard, Thom Zahler, Steve Conley, Paul Storrie, Frank Cho, Vivek Tiwary, Bob McLeod, Carla Speed McNeil, Frank Tieri, Dave Gibbons, Walt and Louise Simonson, Mike Gold, Denis Kitchen, Joe Linsner, Bill...
2014_MD_BCCCC_Prep_14090748Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (1 of 7): Preparation and Audience
Emcee: Matt McGinnis
Co-Emcee: Joel Hodgson
2014_MD_BCCCC_Tots_140907118Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (2 of 7): Tots
2014_MD_BCCCC_Teens_14090797Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (3 of 7): Teens
2014_MD_BCCCC_Groups_14090783Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (4 of 7): Groups
2014_MD_BCCCC_AdultF_14090771Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (5 of 7): Adult Women
2014_MD_BCCCC_AdultM_14090776Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (6 of 7): Adult Men
2014_MD_BCCCC_Wrapup_14090727Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Costume Contest (7 of 7): Wrapup
2014_MD_BCC_Reception_14090599Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Friday All-Star Reception
The 2014 All-Star Baltimore Comic-Con Reception will take place on Friday, September 5 at 8:00 pm, and we're hosting an an all-star lineup of special comics guests! Join us for this intimate evening, which is unlike anything else the rest of the weekend has to offer! On Friday through Sunday, thousands...
2014_MD_BCCGL26Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Greg LaRocque and friends
2014_MD_BCCHA_Awards_140906213Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Harvey Awards -- Award Ceremony
2014 Presenters:
Welcoming Remarks: Paul McSpadden
Emcee: Michael Uslan
Keynote: Gail Simone
Presenter: Joe Morciglio --
* Best Letterer: Terry Moore, RACHEL RISING, Abstract Studios -- accepted by ???
* Best Colorist: Dave Stewart, HELLBOY: THE MIDNIGHT CIRCUS, Dark Horse Comics -- accepted by...
2014_MD_BCCHA_Dinner_14090690Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Harvey Awards -- Dinner and Post-Event Photos
Folks here include: Rob Harrell, Dan Parent, Andrew Pepoy, Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Jose Garcia-Lopez, Laura Martin, Cully Hamner, Francesco Francavilla, Shamdasani Dinesh, Tom Brevoort, Herb Trimpe. Michael Uslan, Gail Simone, Steve Geppi, Paul Levitz, Denis Kitchen, Walt and Louise Simonson, Joe...
2014_MD_BCCHA_Cocktails_140906119Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Harvey Awards -- Pre-Event Reception
Folks here include: Glenn Hauman, David Gallaher, Michael Uslan, Charles Kochman, Paul Pope, David Greenawalt, Andrew Pepoy, Brian Reber, Vivek Tiwary, Mike Gold, Dean Haspiel, Steve Geppi, Fred Hembeck, Denis Kitchen, Tom Brevoort, Thom Zahler, Francesco Francavilla, Mike Curtis, Joe Staton, Paul...
2014_MD_BCC165Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Miscellaneous
2014_MD_BCCP11_1409052Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: CBLDF: History of the Comics Code
CBLDF: History of the Comics Code
60 years ago, comics were put on trial in a nationally televised Senate subcommittee hearing that had shattering repercussions for this great American artform. The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund presents the shocking history of moral panic that led to this historic...
2014_MD_BCCP08_1409055Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Cosplay 101
Cosplay 101
So, what the heck IS cosplay? How do you do it? This crash course on cosplay from cosplayers Lucid, Han Pan, and SunsetDragon will give you tons of information on what cosplay is, as well as provide you with some tools to help guide you through your own costume creations!
2014_MD_BCCP09_1409066Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Cosplay Intel 101
9Cosplay Intel 101
This Q&A forum will help cosplayers with tips on improving their costume, prop making, how to stay safe, and tips to improve your photography. This is open for all regardless if you are a novice or an expert.
2014_MD_BCCP02_1409054Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Cosplay & Photography Etiquitte
Cosplay & Photography Etiquitte
Ever wonder how to navigate a crowd in that bulky costume, or the best way to interact with and take photos of costumed fans? Cosplayers Lucid, Greyloch, and Han Pan are here to help you learn tips, tricks, and general rules for wearing that awesome costume and...
2014_MD_BCCP03_14090613Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Creating Your Own Characters
Creating Your Own Characters
Writers and artists share the pros, cons, and challenges of developing original characters in the comics world. Featuring: Christina Blanch (Damnation of Charlie Wormwood), Amy Chu (Girls Night Out), Francesco Francavilla (Black Beetle), Dean Haspiel (Red Hook), Jamal Igle...
2014_MD_BCCP07_1409056Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Dan Parent Spotlight
Dan Parent Spotlight
Dan Parent is the popular Archie Comics talent behind the Love Showdown story and is the creator of Kevin Keller, Archie’s first openly gay character. Join moderator Mark Waid for a look at this Harvey Awards-nominated creator.
2014_MD_BCCP12_14090629Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: DC Comics
DC Comics
Moderator(s): Bobbie Chase
Talent: Greg Capullo, Cliff Chiang, David Finch, Dan Jurgens, Aaron Kuder, Paul Levitz, Joe Prado, Ivan Reis, Peter Tomasi.
The heroes of DC Comics - The New 52 return to Baltimore for a star-studded, action-packed panel with all-star talent! Join the creators of...
2014_MD_BCCP06_14090612Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Dynamite 10th Anniversary Celebration
Dynamite 10th Anniversary Celebration
Join Dynamite CEO and Publisher Nick Barrucci as he takes a look back at the explosive rise of Dynamite Entertainment alongside comic book super stars Garth Ennis, Gail Simone, Mark Waid, Frank Tieri, Duane Swierczynski, and Christina Blanch! A panel almost ten...
2014_MD_BCCP09_14090531Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Favorite Comics
Favorite Comics
Every comics fan has favorite comics, and so do the pros! Join moderator Bob Greenberger along with Alan Davis (Savage Hulk), Denis Kitchen (Kitchen Sink Press), Ron Marz (Witchblade), Allison Sohn (Red Sonja), and Jim Starlin (Thanos: The Infinity Revelation) as they look at the comics...
2014_MD_BCCP13_14090613Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Frank Cho Live Drawing Demonstration
Frank Cho Live Drawing Demonstration
Watch and be amazed as Frank Cho creates a drawing masterpiece right before your eyes. The audience will suggest one character, one action, and one setting and Frank Cho will draw it in one hour on stage. The original art created by Frank Cho will be raffled off at...
2014_MD_BCCP16_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Fred Hembeck Spotlight
Fred Hembeck Spotlight
Fred Hembeck is one of the best known cartoonists working today. His characters with curlicue elbows and knees are instantly recognizable. He’s destroyed the Marvel Universe, roasted the Fantastic Four, and his Dateline:@#$% strip is a favorite of many longtime fans. Bob...
2014_MD_BCCP15_14090618Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Gender and Comic Books
Gender and Comic Books
What is gender? Can we see it in comic books? Does gender make a difference in the comic book industry? If you have been paying attention, you know it is making a difference - in both good and bad ways. Learn how we can see gender in comics and how it influences us in how we...
2014_MD_BCCP12_1409059Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Greg Capullo Spotlight
Greg Capullo Spotlight
He’s worked on X-Force, Spawn, The Creech, Batman, and more. His art has graced album covers. He is Greg Capullo and he’s one of the most popular artists in comics today. One look at his work and it’s easy to see why. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Greg and his...
2014_MD_BCCP01_1409057Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Hermes Press: A Celebration of The Phantom - The First Masked Hero
Hermes Press: A Celebration of The Phantom - The First Masked Hero
Be the first to see the premiere, concept, and design of Peter David and Sal Velluto’s New Phantom comic book series, together with a multimedia presentation about the history of the The Ghost Who Walks. Sal Velluto (The Phantom, Flash,...
2014_MD_BCCP05_1409053Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Let’s Talk Comics with RAYTIMandROB!
Let’s Talk Comics with RAYTIMandROB!
Please join RAYTIMandROB as the CRAZY comic book guys go over how to create a comic from start to finish and everything in between! From thought to finished product and marketing and self-publishing. From creative to business to how to break into the great industry...
2014_MD_BCCP01_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Matt Wagner Spotlight
Matt Wagner Spotlight
Matt Wagner is the creator of Mage and Grendel and has worked with such characters as Batman, Zorro, The Shadow, Sandman, and many others. We celebrate the release of Grendel vs. The Shadow with this look back at his career with his son and colorist, Brennan Wagner, and Big Planet...
2014_MD_BCCP08_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Paul Pope Spotlight
Paul Pope Spotlight
Paul Pope’s comics are unique. You’ve never seen anything quite like Battling Boy, 100%, THB, Batman: Year 100, or any of his other many works, but once you try one, you’ll want more. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Pope and the fantastic comics he creates.
He was...
2014_MD_BCCP04_1409069Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Peanuts and Beyond: The Other Side of Charles M. Schulz
Peanuts and Beyond: The Other Side of Charles M. Schulz
In this presentation by Karen Johnson (Director, Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center), discover unpublished artworks by Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schulz. Drawn from the collection of his namesake museum in Santa Rosa, California, this...
2014_MD_BCCP01_14090721Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Peter Mayhew Spotlight
Peter Mayhew Spotlight
Peter Mayhew is known by fans the world over for his portrayal of Chewbacca, the Wookiee co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon, in Star Wars, The Empire Strike Back, Return of the Jedi, and more, including the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII. Join us for this special look at the life...
2014_MD_BCCP19_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Prop Your Cosplay
Prop Your Cosplay
Props boost your cosplay stats to over 9000, but how do you get or make them?? Come to this panel presented by cosplayers Han Pan and Phaleure Cosplay to learn, and open your mind to the possibilities of everything around you as a cosplay prop.
2014_MD_BCCP07_1409069Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Pros: Spawns of Fanzines & Fandom
Pros: Spawns of Fanzines & Fandom
Comic fanzines of the 60′s and 70′s were often a training ground for talented people who would soon develop into professionals in the comic industry. Join us for a lively discussion by several comics pros who came from the world of fandom, and how early participation...
2014_MD_BCCP04_14090524Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Sexy or Sexualized
Sexy or Sexualized
When does the depiction of a heroine stop being sexy and become sexualized? Where is the line? Join moderator Paul Levitz and guests Marguerite Bennett (Batgirl), Christina Blanch (The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood), Dave Gibbons (The Secret Service), Adam Hughes (Fairest), Gail...
2014_MD_BCCP10_1409053Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Social Issues Through Comic Books SuperMOOC with Christina Blanch
Social Issues Through Comic Books SuperMOOC with Christina Blanch
Social Issues have many dimensions and can sometimes be difficult to understand. By using popular culture, in this case comic books, to help understand these issues, we can see how the information can be presented in both negative and...
2014_MD_BCCP10_1409065Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Spotlight on Gail Simone
Spotlight on Gail Simone
Join Dynamite Entertainment Associate Editor Molly Mahan in conversation with Red Sonja scribe Gail Simone as they take a look at Gail’s work on the She-Devil with a Sword, and her upcoming Women of Dynamite mini-series. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind chance to meet Gail at this...
2014_MD_BCCP17_1409066Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Spotlight on Garth Ennis
Spotlight on Garth Ennis
Dynamite Entertainment’s Senior Editor Joe Rybandt sits down with legendary comic creator Garth Ennis for a one-on-one retrospective on Garth’s body of work. From The Boys to Red Team, Garth Ennis has delivered some of his best comics to-date through Dynamite Entertainment....
2014_MD_BCCP05_1409067Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Spotlight on Miracleman
Spotlight on Miracleman
Who would have guessed that a revival of a character from the 1950s would become one of the 1980s’ most popular and influential comics? And yet, that is exactly what happened with the revival of Marvelman/Miracleman. Join Marvel’s Senior Vice President of Publishing Tom...
2014_MD_BCCP13_1409055Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Teaching with Comics
TEACHING WITH COMICS
Joel Christian Gill, author of Strange Fruit: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History and the upcoming Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, and Jason Rodriguez, editor of the forthcoming Colonial Comics: New England 1620-1750 will be conducting a panel about teaching...
2014_MD_BCCP14_14090639Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: The Last Fables Panel
4:00-6:00 - The Last Fables Panel
The Last Fables Panel will feature Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, Andrew Pepoy, Steve Leialoha, Todd Klein, and more of the extended Fables family for a whole TWO HOURS. Join them as they discuss the past, present, and future of the series.
2014_MD_BCCP03_1409059Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Thrillbent Comics
Thrillbent Comics
Take a look inside the digital world of Thrillbent! Creators Christina Blanch, Barry Kitson, Ron Randall, and Mark Waid discuss their work at Thrillbent and where they’re headed in the future.
2014_MD_BCCP02_1409066Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Valiant Comics: Armor Hunters, The Valiant, And Beyond!
Valiant Comics: Armor Hunters, The Valiant, And Beyond!
Hot off the heels of 16 nominations at this year’s Harvey Awards - including six for the industry’s most nominated series, Quantum and Woody - find out why Valiant is one of the most talked-about publishers in comics today! Join an all-star panel...
2014_MD_BCCP06_1409056Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: Walter & Louise Simonson Spotlight
Walter & Louise Simonson Spotlight
Walter and Louise Simonson have chronicled the adventures of heroes including Thor, Power Pack, Manhunter, Superman, X-Factor, Wolverine, and many more. Their adventures in comics continue with Walter on Ragnarok and Louise on Super Secret Crisis War! Join them for a...
2014_MD_BCCP11_1409064Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: We Are BOOM!
We Are BOOM!
Last year was a banner year for us here at BOOM! Studios, highlighted by the release of our first feature film, 2 Guns (starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg) and a new first-look deal with 20th Century Fox. Archaia joined us as a new imprint, we expanded the all-ages KaBOOM!...
2014_MD_BCCP18_1409067Baltimore Comic-Con (2014) -- Panel: What Does an Editor Do?
What Does an Editor Do?
Something comics fans always wonder about is what an editor does. And with all the changes in comics over the years, how has the editor’s job changed? Find out here as former DC editors Paul Levitz and Bob Greenberger, editor and Senior Vice President of Publishing of Marvel...
2015_MD_BCCA308Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Artists
Folks shown here:
(Friday)
Russ Heath, Denis Kitchen, Jose Garcia-Lopez, Frank Cho, Bob McLeod, Don Rosa, Buzz, Terry Moore, Bernie Wrightson, Darwyn Cooke, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Stan Sakai, Tom Palmer, Mark Waid, Christina Blanch, Steve Conley, Paul Storrie, Thom Zahler, Bob Ingersoll,...
2015_MD_BCC_CosplayPS_15092644Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Cosplay Photoshoot (Sunday)
2015_MD_BCCCC_Prep_15092624Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Costume Contest: Adult Prep
2015_MD_BCCCC_Youths_150927262Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Costume Contest: Youths
The emcee for the contest was Joe Bronzi http://www.joebronzi.com/
2015_MD_BCCDD_15092571Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Drink & Draw 2015
Drink and Draw 2015 is on! Hooters will once again be hosting us at the Inner Harbor location, from 6-9 on Friday, September 25th. See you then, and bring your pens, wallets and thirst!
2015_MD_BCCHA_Awards_150926248Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Harvey Awards -- Award Ceremony
2015 Presenters:
Welcoming Remarks: Paul McSpadden
Emcee: Vivek Tiwary
Presenter: Charlie Kochman --
* Best Letterer: Jack Morelli, AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE, Archie Comic Publications -- accepted by Jonathan Betancourt
* Best Colorist: Dave Stewart, HELLBOY IN HELL, Dark Horse Comics -- accepted by...
2015_MD_BCCHA_Dinner_15092688Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Harvey Awards -- Dinner and Post-Event Photos
Folks shown here include: Vivek J. Tiwary, Denis Kitchen, Jules Feiffer, Walt Simonson, Darwyn Cooke, Marv Wolfman, John Gallagher, Francesco Francavilla, Jose Garcia-Lopez, Mark Wheatley, Dean Haspiel, Mark Waid, Christina Blanch, Brooke Allen, Ross Richie, John Gallagher, Thom Zahler, Ramona Fradon,...
2015_MD_BCCHA_Cocktails_15092665Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Harvey Awards -- Pre-Event Reception
Folks shown include: Vivek J. Tiwary, Mike Gold, Denis Kitchen, Christina Blanch, Sal Crevelli, Ed Dukeshire, Matt Dembicki, Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel (who's six days older than I am), Russ Heath, Jules Feiffer, Steve Geppi, Josh O'Neill, Chris Stevens, Mike Grell, Andrew Carl, Chad Lambert, Steve...
2015_MD_BCC181Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Miscellaneous
2015_MD_BCCP02_15092619Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: 25 Years of Valiant: Book of Death and Beyond
25 Years of Valiant: Book of Death and Beyond
Celebrate 25 years of the largest independent universe in comics with an all-star panel spotlighting the next earth-shaking changes coming for Valiant’s biggest heroes! From the epic events of BOOK OF DEATH and WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR to seismic...
2015_MD_BCCP22_1509269Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: A Look at Digital Comics
A Look at Digital Comics
It’s a Digital Age – explore the magic, craft, and business of digital comics as we look at this ever-changing and expanding edge of the comics medium and industry! Join guests Matthew Dow Smith, Jamal Igle, and others with moderator C. Edward Sellner for a look at the new age...
2015_MD_BCCP14_15092614Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Action Lab
Action Lab
On the eve of their fifth anniversary, Action Lab shows no signs of stopping! Join Jamal Igle (Molly Danger), Vito Delsante (Stray), and more as they talk about all the things “the Lab” has planned for 2016, including more Full Moon Productions comics, more all-ages titles, and the debut of...
2015_MD_BCCP11_15092618Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Batman Day
Batman Day:
It’s Batman Day and we’re celebrating! Join DC’s VP of Talent Development Bobbie Chase and a stellar lineup of creators who chronicle the adventures of the Dark Knight, his allies, and his foes; including Scott Snyder, Peter Tomasi, Greg Pak, Jimmy Palmiotti, Tom King, and James Tynion IV....
2015_MD_BCCP08_1509259Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Beg, Borrow, & Steal: Adapting, Incorporating, & Drawing Inspiration from Myth, Legend, & Literature
Beg, Borrow, & Steal: Adapting, Incorporating, & Drawing Inspiration from Myth, Legend, & Literature
From the start, comics have mined folklore and fiction for material, whether retellings like Classics Illustrated or re-imaginings like Wonder Woman. Creators Walter Simonson, Ron Randall, Greg Pak, and...
2015_MD_BCCP19_15092615Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: BOOM! Studios Celebrates 10 Years and Push Comics Forward
BOOM! Studios Celebrates 10 Years and Push Comics Forward
2015 marks the 10th year of publishing for BOOM! Studios, a multiple Eisner award-winning top 10 comic publisher. Rather than look back at what we achieved the past 10 years, join us as we look ahead to the next 10 years and how we can all push...
2015_MD_BCCP13_15092621Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: CBLDF Podcast Live
CBLDF Podcast Live
The industry’s top creators, editors, and publishers sit down with CBLDF for a live, long-form interview about the importance of Free Speech in comics, and protecting your right to read and create comics! Moderated by Alex Cox and featuring surprise guest stars from the world of...
2015_MD_BCCP20_1509268Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Charles Soule Spotlight
Charles Soule Spotlight
He killed Wolverine. He gave Guy Gardner a sweet ‘stache. He Swamp Thinged and She-Hulked and Superman-Wonderwomaned. He is currently Landoing, Civil Warring, Inhumaning, and Letter 44ing, and will soon Daredevil. He is the comics writer Charles Soule! See him face off against...
2015_MD_BCCP13_15092725Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Comic Books as Cultural Mirrors
Comic Books as Cultural Mirrors
This panel will look at the 75 year history of comic books with a particular focus on the relationship between comics and their historical, cultural, and political contexts. Moderated by Christy Blanch with special guests Mark Waid, Walter Simonson, and Louise...
2015_MD_BCCP07_15092636Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Comics Creators Consuming Coffee: Baltimore Edition
Comics Creators Consuming Coffee: Baltimore Edition
Watch popular comics creators as they sample the world’s strongest coffee while chatting about their favorite foods and comics. Featuring: Amy Chu (writer Poison Ivy, editor of the Food & Comics anthology), Greg Pak (Marvel/DC Storm, Amadeus Cho),...
2015_MD_BCCP01_1509267Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: CosLove Presents: “Celebrating the Fun of Cosplay”
CosLove Presents: “Celebrating the Fun of Cosplay”
Cosplay has become a phenomenon at conventions. This panel will explore some of the dos and don’ts of not only being a cosplayer, but also a fan. We will cover anti-bullying, harassment, and how to make cons more fun for all.
2015_MD_BCCP09_15092614Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Drawing Fantasy Worlds
Drawing Fantasy Worlds
What goes into making a fantasy world? How do you set it apart from every other fantasy world from literature and comics? How do you give the writer exactly what he envisions? Take a journey into the realm of the fantastic with Mark Buckingham, Mike Grell, Charles Vess, Brandon...
2015_MD_BCCP05_1509258Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Dynamite Entertainment: The Next Ten Years
Dynamite Entertainment: The Next Ten Years
Join the Dynamite gang and their star-studded line-up of editorial and creative talent for an hour of explosive power! From James Bond to Red Sonja, Grumpy Cat to Vampirella, Dynamite will cover it all! What faraway threats imperil John Carter, the hero of Ron...
2015_MD_BCCP09_15092715Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Edward James Olmos Spotlight
Edward James Olmos Spotlight
Edward James Olmos has played Gaff in Blade Runner, Admiral Adama in Battlestar Galactica, Robert Gonzales on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as many other roles in his distinguished career. Join Mr. Olmos for an exciting panel exploring his time in front of the...
2015_MD_BCCP03_1509258Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Energy at the Movies: From Star Trek to Breaking Bad
Energy at the Movies: From Star Trek to Breaking Bad
STEM (science, technology, engineer, and math) experts from the U.S. Department of Energy discuss the interplay between science, engineering, and cinema.
Participants:
* Cynthia Anderson, DOE Senior Advisor and Star Trek collector extraordinaire...
2015_MD_BCCP11_15092716Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Flying High with Hang Dai Studios
Flying High with Hang Dai Studios
Brooklyn, New York’s premiere comix studio, Hang Dai, houses a unique posse of cutting edge cartoonists which include Gregory Benton (B+F), Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, The Fox), the late Seth Kushner (Schmuck), Christa Cassano (Ghetto Klown), Swifty Lang (Plunder), Vito...
2015_MD_BCCP06_1509277Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: How to Make a Graphic Novel
How to Make a Graphic Novel
So how do you go from doodling on your homework to breaking into graphic novels? Published YA author and trained art educator Laura Lee Gulledge (MA Art Ed) walks you through her process in this inspiring and informative presentation. She dishes out her favorite Artner...
2015_MD_BCCP09_1509259Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: IDW Publishing: The Big Panel!
IDW Publishing: The Big Panel!
This is the big one! Join IDW President Greg Goldstein and VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, along with industry legend Walter Simonson and a host of surprise special guests you won’t believe, as they blow away a room full of shocked comic fans. Shocking announcements! Amazing...
2015_MD_BCCP12_15092711Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Indie Comics 101
Indie Comics 101
Learn the ins and outs of starting your own comic company from industry pros. Follow them as they take you though printing to distribution. Hosted by Creature Entertainment’s Editor-in-chief Juan Navarro.
Panelists (left to right): Enrica Jang, Erica Schultz, and Juan Navarro.
2015_MD_BCCP03_1509262Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: It’s an Ad, Ad, Ad World — Advertising in Comics
It’s an Ad, Ad, Ad World — Advertising in Comics
From SeaMonkeys to “The Insult that Made a Man Out of Mac” to TNT’s The Last Ship, ads have been an integral part of the comic reading experience. But are they a speed bump in the entertainment process or an integral part of comics and Pop Culture?...
2015_MD_BCCP12_15092616Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Jules Feiffer Spotlight
Jules Feiffer Spotlight
Jules Feiffer is an award-winning cartoonist, a playwright, a screenwriter, and so much more. His book Kill My Mother: A Graphic Novel was published last year and Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer was published earlier this year. This spotlight is a perfect opportunity for...
2015_MD_BCCP04_15092726Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Katie Cassidy Spotlight
Katie Cassidy Spotlight
Katie Cassidy is known to Arrow fans as Laurel Lance, an attorney and ex-girlfriend of Oliver Queen, who becomes Black Canary! Don’t miss this spotlight panel as Ms. Cassidy looks at both her time as an actor and a philanthropist. It’ll be a scream!
The moderator was Thom...
2015_MD_BCCP16_1509268Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Let’s Talk Comics with RAYTIMANDROB: Part Deux
Let’s Talk Comics with RAYTIMANDROB: Part Deux
Those CRAZY comic book guys are back! Join Raytimandrob as they continue the discussion on all things comics. Part 2 picks up where we left off, expanding on both the creative and business sides of comics. Come be a part of the RayTimandRob...
2015_MD_BCCP17_15092621Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Listen to Jimmy
Listen to Jimmy
This is an over-16 only, over-the-top panel where Jimmy Palmiotti, Frank Tieri, and super-special surprise guests interact with the audience and talk about everything and anything and probably break some laws in the process. You do not want to miss this.
Panelists (left to right):...
2015_MD_BCCP04_15092512Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Living in Harmony: Digital and Print
Living in Harmony: Digital and Print
The world of digital comics created quite a stir in the world of print comics. However, after a few years of co-existing, they are both still around and seem to be helping each other to become a strong industry. Join this panel to check in and see how digital and...
2015_MD_BCCP08_15092713Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Making Comics for Everyone
Making Comics for Everyone
An all-star panel of writers and artists talk about the power of comics, and how they work to reach new readers and make stories for all audiences. Featuring: Amy Chu (Poison Ivy, Wonder Woman, DMC Comics), Vivek J. Tiwary (The Fifth Beatle), Clayton Henry (Ivar Timewalker),...
2015_MD_BCCP18_15092641Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Mark Waid: Guest of Honor Spotlight
Mark Waid: Guest of Honor Spotlight
Mark Waid is the Guest of Honor at Baltimore Comic-Con this year and we’re celebrating! Join Waid and his friends and colleagues, including Barry Kitson, JG Jones, Christy Blanch, Dean Haspiel, Todd Dezago, and moderator Bob Greenberger for a fun-filled look at Mark...
2015_MD_BCCP10_15092622Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Ming-Na Wen Spotlight
Ming-Na Wen Spotlight
As Agent May on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Ming-Na Wen kicks butt and takes no prisoners. Do you expect her panel to be any different? Of course not! Don’t miss out on the fun!
The moderator for this was Christina Blanch. Pictures also include a backstage meet-up with Mark...
2015_MD_BCCP11_15092528Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Mouse Guard
Mouse Guard
Mouse Guard, the story of mice struggling to survive in a dangerous world, has gained a devoted following of fans due to the stories and art of creator David Petersen. Mouse Guard is also the subject of this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook. So we’re celebrating! Join Petersen and...
2015_MD_BCCP05_15092616Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Paul Blackthorne Spotlight
Paul Blackthorne Spotlight
Paul Blackthorne plays Captain Quentin Lance on Arrow and is known to many as Harry Dresden from The Dresden Files. Join Mr. Blackthorne and moderator Paul Storrie for what is sure to be a fun and lively look at his career!
The moderator was Paul Storrie.
2015_MD_BCCP06_1509252Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Posing for Cosplay Photography
Posing for Cosplay Photography
Sometimes doing photographs for cosplay can be a little…awkward and intimidating, from both sides of the lens. This panel will have practical advice to help you pose yourself or your models in a way that is in character, flattering, and makes for more dynamic and...
2015_MD_BCCP08_15092611Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Russ Heath Spotlight
Russ Heath Spotlight
If you remember Roman or Revolutionary War battle scenes in comics advertising toy soldiers, then you know the art of Russ Heath! He’s drawn westerns, superheroes, horror, and most famously, war stories. He co-created DC’s The Haunted Tank and Sea Devils. Now the legendary creator...
2015_MD_BCCP01_1509273Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Scott Snyder Spotlight
Scott Snyder Spotlight
Scott Snyder is known to readers for his stunning writing on Batman, American Vampire, Superman Unchained, Wytches, and many other comics. We turn the spotlight on Synder and his work in this entertaining panel moderated by James Tynion IV.
2015_MD_BCCP07_1509258Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Spinner Rack Revolution
Spinner Rack Revolution
In the 1970s, publishers fled from spinner racks to magazine stands to escape the bounds of the Comics Code Authority. With a larger format, in a different rack, comics could openly deal with adult content, have more horror and suspense, and be frank about sexuality. Magazines...
2015_MD_BCCP15_1509269Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Spotlight on Miracleman
Spotlight on Miracleman
Miracleman is back! The legendary series that redefined super-heroes forever has returned at Marvel Comics. Join artists Mark Buckingham, John Totleben, and editor Cory Sedlmeier for a discussion of the acclaimed and controversial series. Featuring an advance preview of art from...
2015_MD_BCCP12_15092518Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Stories I Haven’t Yet Told
Stories I Haven’t Yet Told
Writers are storytellers but not every comics writer can find the right venue for a story they want to tell. What stories remain lurking in their minds? In a lively discussion, Louise Simonson, Terry Moore, John Ostrander, Ron Marz, and moderator Robert Greenberger explore...
2015_MD_BCCP04_15092611Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Superheroes Under a Microscope
Superheroes Under a Microscope
AtomicUniverse.org’s very own Christopher Preece, who is also a science consultant for comic creators, and creators Mark Waid and Ramona Fradon discuss science in comics. Superheroes defy scientific laws all the time but how close are superheroes to reality? Just how fast...
2015_MD_BCCP03_1509274Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Techniques for Affordable Cosplay
Techniques for Affordable Cosplay
You know the classic advice: choose simple costumes, bargain hunt, stack coupons at JoAnn Fabrics. Even with all these tricks, it can be hard to put something together on a budget! Let’s talk about some of the more creative ideas and techniques to put your cosplay...
2015_MD_BCCP05_1509275Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The 75th Anniversary of The Spirit
The 75th Anniversary of The Spirit
2015 marks the 75th Anniversary of the legendary cartoonist Will Eisner’s immortal character, The Spirit (June 1940). Join Arlen Schumer, writer/illustrator/designer and comic book historian (The Silver Age of Comic Book Art, Archway Publishing), as he presents a...
2015_MD_BCCP10_1509252Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The Awesome Reasons on Why You Should Cosplay
The Awesome Reasons on Why You Should Cosplay
Unhappy about the direction Cosplay is going in the community, then let’s do something POSITIVE about it! Let’s talk about all the awesome things Cosplay is and why, YOU the FAN, have every right to cosplay no matter what society says, however you want to!...
2015_MD_BCCP02_1509277Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The Comic Shop
The Comic Shop
Ever wonder what it’s like to run your own comic shop? Do you think it’s sitting around reading comics all day while getting paid? Join comic shop retailers and learn more about the comic shop business than you probably wanted to know! Moderated by Christy Blanch with guests Kyle...
2015_MD_BCCP10_1509278Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The Fifth Beatle: Exclusive Film Presentation!
The Fifth Beatle: Exclusive Film Presentation!
The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story was the most celebrated graphic novel of 2014, and is now becoming a feature film with the blessing of The Beatles and unprecedented access to their music. Join award-winning graphic novel and screenplay writer...
2015_MD_BCCP02_1509255Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The New Mutants
The New Mutants
In the early 1980s, Marvel introduced the world to the next wave of Homo superior, The New Mutants! The book has remained popular through the years and has introduced many new mutants to the Marvel Universe. Join us for a look at this remarkable team with guests including original team...
2015_MD_BCCP21_1509262Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The Silver Age of Comic Book Art
The Silver Age of Comic Book Art
Comic book art historian Arlen Schumer’s presentation based on his new book, The Silver Age of Comic Book Art (Archway Publishing), explores the origins of the superhero traditions, their personification of American ideals and values, and how those attitudes and...
2015_MD_BCCP06_1509264Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The Spirit 75th Anniversary Panel
The Spirit 75th Anniversary Panel
Join the Eisner Award-winning writer Matt Wagner (Grendel, The Shadow), artist Dan Schkade (Sam Hannibal), and colorist Brennan Wagner (The Shadow: Year One) for a celebratory event seventy-five years in the making! You’ll be amazed at the insight offered up by these...
2015_MD_BCCP07_15092711Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: The Weird West
The Weird West
The Wild West – cowboys, rustlers, train robberies. It’s the stuff of legend. But add in a horrifically scarred gunman, something moving in the shadows, things that won’t stay dead, or just a healthy dollop of magic, and you’ve entered the Weird West! Join Timothy Truman, John Ostrander,...
2015_MD_BCCP01_15092512Baltimore Comic-Con (2015) -- Panel: Valiant 101: New Fans Start Here!
Valiant 101: New Fans Start Here!
You’ve heard the buzz… You’ve seen the reviews… Now find out where to start with Valiant Comics! From X-O MANOWAR to NINJAK to THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE and QUANTUM AND WOODY, jump on board here with a concise and fun-filled introduction to Valiant’s biggest, most...
2016_MD_BCCA228Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Artists
Folks shown here:

(Friday)
SL Gallant, Brian Shearer, Jim Starlin, Joe Carabeo, Chris Mariano, Ramona Fradon, Carla Speed McNeil, Isaac Goodhart, Matt Dembicki, Joe Staton, Neal Adams, Buzz, Karen Green, Robert Greenberger, Steve Conley, Paul Storrie, Bob Ingersoll, David Gallaher, Thom Zahler, Liz...
2016_MD_BCC_CosplayPS_16090433Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Cosplay Photoshoot (Sunday)
2016_MD_BCCCC_Amateur_160903105Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Costume Contest: Adult: Amateur
The emcee for the contest was Joe Bronzi http://www.joebronzi.com/
2016_MD_BCCCC_Craftsmen_160903101Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Costume Contest: Adult: Craftsmen
2016_MD_BCCCC_Group_16090329Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Costume Contest: Adult: Group
2016_MD_BCCCC_Prep_16090324Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Costume Contest: Adult: Prep
2016_MD_BCCCC_Pro_16090366Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Costume Contest: Adult: Professional
2016_MD_BCCCC_1609042Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Costume Contest: Kids: Crowd shots
2016_MD_BCCHA_Ceremony_160903348Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Harvey Awards: Award Ceremony
2016 Presenters:
Welcoming Remarks: Constance Katsafanas-Eza (letting us know she isn't Paul McSpadden)
Emcee: Vivek Tiwary
Keynote: Dean Haspiel
Presenter: Walter Simonson --
* Best Letterer: John Workman, RAGNAROK, IDW Publishing -- accepted by John Workman
* Best Colorist: Laura Allred,...
2016_MD_BCCHA_Cocktails_16090376Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Harvey Awards: Cocktails
Folks here include:
Jose Villarrubia, Vivek Tiwary, Mike Curtis, Shelley Pieger, Shane Fisher, Ramona Fradon, Barbara Dale, Paul Levitz, Joe Staton, Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, Hope Larson, Thom Zahler, Steve Conley, Paul Storrie, Enrica Jang, Denis Kitchen, John Lind, Charles Kochman, Bret Blevins,...
2016_MD_BCCHA_Dinner_16090396Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Harvey Awards: Dinner and Afterward
Folks during dinner include:
David Trustman, Sarah Moseley (Trustman), Christa Cassano, Jeffrey Burandt, Dean Haspiel, Chris Miskiewicz, Jason Goungor, Tom Palmer, June Brigman, David Petersen, Amy Chu, Louise and Walt Simonson, Al Jaffee, Katie Cook, Vivek Tiwary, John Lind, Charles Kochman, JG Jones,...
2016_MD_BCC167Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Micellaneous
2016_MD_BCCP02_1609044Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: AfterShock Panel
AfterShock Panel
Come meet the creative forces behind AfterShock Comics as they unveil new secrets about their exciting new creator-owned publishing line!
Panelists: Lisa Y. Wu ("The Wu") and Joe Pruett
2016_MD_BCCP03_1609036Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Al Jaffee Spotlight
Al Jaffee Spotlight
For decades, Al Jaffee got readers to crease the back cover of Mad Magazine to find the secret behind his Mad Fold-Ins, gave readers “Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions”, is the subject of the biography Al Jaffee’s Mad Life, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Learn more about...
2016_MD_BCCP12_16090413Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Candice Patton Spotlight
Candice Patton Spotlight
Candice Patton can be seen as investigative reporter Iris West on The CW series The Flash! Don’t miss this spotlight panel as we look at Ms. Patton’s journey from The Young and The Restless to Central City!
The speaker was in conversation with Christina Blanch.
2016_MD_BCCP12_1609031Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Changing Roles of Editors
Changing Roles of Editors
Editing is one of the least understood aspects of comics. Now’s your opportunity to learn more as well as how comic editing has changed over the years! Join past and current editors Paul Levitz, Louise Simonson, John Workman, Archie’s Mike Pellerito, and BOOM!’s Dafna Pleban...
2016_MD_BCCP15_16090343Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Comics Creators Consuming Coffee: Baltimore Edition
Comics Creators Consuming Coffee: Baltimore Edition
Coffee keeps creators running. Popular comics creators discuss their work was they sample the world’s strongest coffee while chatting about their favorite foods and comics. With Amy Chu (writer Poison Ivy, KISS), Christy Blanch, Ron Marz, and Laura...
2016_MD_BCCP03_1609021Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Cosplay 101
Cosplay 101
Who should you cosplay? How do you put a costume together? What about props? What should you know your first time out on the con floor as a cosplayer? Come learn from cosplay veterans about how to get started, how to put your costume together, and some great tips for strutting your...
2016_MD_BCCP13_1609039Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Darwyn Cooke Tribute
Darwyn Cooke Tribute
This past year, comics lost one of its modern greats and the Baltimore Comic-Con lost a friend. Join Frank Tieri, Billy Tucci, Dirk Wood, J.G. Jones, and more for this tribute to Darwyn Cooke.
Panel (left to right): JG Jones, Frank Tieri, Dirk Wood, and Billy Tucci.
2016_MD_BCCP05_16090216Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: DC Comics: Rebirth
DC Comics: Rebirth
Moderator: Dan DiDio
Talent: Keith Giffen, Tom King, Hope Larson, Paul Levitz, Yanick Paquette, James Tynion IV
DC Comics is the talk of fandom, thanks to Rebirth, Hanna Barbera, and overall, great storytelling! Find out what’s new and upcoming from some of your favorite key DC...
2016_MD_BCCP09_16090417Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Diversity in Comics
Diversity in Comics
For thousands of years, people of all races and backgrounds were depicted in artwork, whether it’s on cave walls, folding screens, maps, or paintings. People wanting to see themselves reflected in their art and comics are no exception and in this panel, we’ll be speaking on why...
2016_MD_BCCP11_1609037Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: DIY Cosplay
DIY Cosplay
As cosplay has grown, many have seen very elaborate cosplay that may cost hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. Many do not realize however that sometimes, many of the tools and props needed to cosplay we either have right at home or can be made on our own. In this panel, we will talk...
2016_MD_BCCP10_1609035Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Draw with Adam Hughes
Draw with Adam Hughes
Join Adam Hughes while his wife Allison Sohn helps narrate his process of going from a blank sheet of paper to a completed grayscale sketch using Warm and Cool Gray Copic markers and other tools. Adam and Allison will endeavor to answer your questions and share tips and tricks...
2016_MD_BCCP06_1609032Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Drawing Dinosaurs
Drawing Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs remain fascinating in popular culture from films (King Kong, Jurassic Park) to novels (The Lost World, Jurassic Park) to comics (Xenozoic Tales, Devil Dinosaur). Join artists Mark Schultz, Eric Powell, Walter Simonson, and Frank Cho as they discuss bringing these prehistoric...
2016_MD_BCCP10_1609023Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Drawing with Allison Sohn
Drawing with Allison Sohn
Join Allison Sohn as she takes a penciled drawing all the way through to a finished color portrait using Copic Markers and other tools. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions while Allison works, and have some fun while picking up some pointers and new tricks!
2016_MD_BCCP01_1609043Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Fairy Tales And Fantasy: Spotlight On Soman Chainani
Fairy Tales And Fantasy: Spotlight On Soman Chainani
Calling all fans of Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and other thrilling fantasy! Can’t get enough of Hogwarts or magic? Interested in the real stories behind famous fairy tales? Join Soman as he delves into the world of THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL...
2016_MD_BCCP13_1609046Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Hayley Atwell Spotlight
Hayley Atwell Spotlight
Hayley Atwell first appeared as Peggy Carter in Captain America: The First Avenger, and reprised the role in other films and for two seasons on ABC’s Marvel’s Agent Carter. This fall she can be seen in the new ABC series Conviction. Join us for this lively look at Ms. Atwell’s...
2016_MD_BCCP07_1609045Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Howard Chaykin Spotlight
Howard Chaykin Spotlight
Howard Chaykin (The Shadow, Blackhawk, Dominic Fortune, and lots more) and a microphone. That’s the recipe for a great panel. This is sure to be a fascinating panel as Chaykin talks about whatever the heck he wants to!
2016_MD_BCCP09_16090212Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: IDW Publishing: The Big Panel!
IDW Publishing: The Big Panel!
Come experience the latest from IDW! Join VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, along with the legendary Walter Simonson and other surprise guests as they detail current plans, awesome futuristic plans, and much more. Prizes, announcements, and Q & A! More than that too, but what...
2016_MD_BCCP14_1609037Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Joe Giella Spotlight
Joe Giella Spotlight
Joe Giella is one of the grand masters of comics and is known to his fans for his classic work on The Flash, Green Lantern, Batman, and more, including drawing the Mary Worth comic strip! Don’t pass up the opportunity to hear about Giella’s life and work from the man himself!...
2016_MD_BCCP09_1609031Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: John McCrea Spotlight
John McCrea Spotlight
You know John McCrea from his work on The Demon, Hitman, Mars Attacks!, and much more. This is his only convention appearance in the U.S. this year, so don’t miss this opportunity to hear this fantastic artist talk about art and comics!
2016_MD_BCCP02_1609022Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: J.M. DeMatteis Spotlight
J.M. DeMatteis Spotlight
Award-winning writer J.M. DeMatteis began his career in the late-’70s working on DC Comics’ horror line of books. In 1980, he moved over to Marvel, where he worked on The Defenders and Captain America. He is currently working with long-time collaborator, Keith Giffen on DC’s...
2016_MD_BCCP02_1609033Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Kevin Eastman Spotlight
Kevin Eastman Spotlight
Kevin Eastman is the co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a publisher, a supporter of creator rights, and so much more. Join our Guest of Honor for a revealing look at his amazing career!
2016_MD_BCCP18_1609032Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Kristian Nairn Spotlight
Kristian Nairn Spotlight
Kristian Nairn is best known for fan favorite Hodor on HBO’s Game of Thrones, but he’s also an accomplished DJ! Join Mr. Nairn for this look at his work in acting and music.
He was interviewed by Christy Blanch.
2016_MD_BCCP04_1609027Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Making Comics: Behind the Scenes
Making Comics: Behind the Scenes
Ever wonder how your favorite monthly comics are made? It’s a team effort with plenty of challenges. Learn what everyone does and why, from editor to writer, penciller, inker, and colorist. A panel of pros will walk you through how a book is made, what the challenges...
2016_MD_BCCP17_16090317Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Michael Rowe Spotlight
Michael Rowe Spotlight 
Michael Rowe is probably best known as Floyd Lawton/Deadshot in the CW’s Arrow and The Flash. He has also appeared in Tomorrowland and is an accomplished musician. We turn the spotlight on this hot, young actor in a can’t-miss panel.
He was interviewed by Christina Blanch.
2016_MD_BCCP05_1609045Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: It’s Morphin Time!
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: It’s Morphin Time!
In January, BOOM! Studios launched Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a new comic book series based on Saban Brands’ hit ’90s live-action children’s TV series about a group of ordinary teenagers who “morphed” into superheroes to save the world from evil. Join...
2016_MD_BCCP05_16090314Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Monetize YOUR Comics – LINE WEBTOON Discover
Monetize YOUR Comics – LINE WEBTOON Discover
Making comics and you can too! LINE Webtoon’s Tom Akel will walk you through how to publish and monetize your own IP on the Discover platform and Patreon’s Heather Wilder will provide details on a new partnership between LINE Webtoon and Patreon and how...
2016_MD_BCCP11_1609043Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Music and Comic Books
Music and Comic Books
Comic books are silent – no music. But what about comic book creators? Join Charles Soule, J. M. DeMatteis, Amy Chu, and karaoke king James Tynion as they discuss how music influences them and their creativity. Moderated by Christina Blanch.
2016_MD_BCCP10_1609046Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Ominous Press Returns!
Ominous Press Returns!
In the 1990s, Ominous Press made a splash as Bart Sears and his collaborators created a universe of heroic adventure. Now, Ominous Press is reborn and releasing new material. Learn what’s coming up with creators Bart Sears, Ron Marz, Andy Smith, Tom Raney, and Publisher Sean...
2016_MD_BCCP06_1609023Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Power Pack Panel
Power Pack Panel
The Power children – Alex, Julie, Jack, and Katie -have an encounter with a spaceship and become the super team, Power Pack! Power Pack was a surprise hit for Marvel in the 1980s and the characters remain popular today. Join creators Louise Simonson and June Brigman for a fond look...
2016_MD_BCCP07_16090210Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Ray vs. Rob Presents: Crucial Crisis Comics!
Ray VS. Rob Presents: Crucial Crisis Comics!
Ray and Rob are back and CRAZIER than ever! They will fight…we mean debate comics and movies 2016, and they will be introducing CRUCIAL CRISIS COMICS! The upstart independent comic company! What are they about? What do they offer? Find out with Ray VS....
2016_MD_BCCP19_16090318Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Sean Astin Spotlight
Sean Astin Spotlight
Sean Astin is an actor well known for his work in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, and the title character of Rudy. He also voices Raphael on Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. And that’s just scratching the surface of his remarkable career! We...
2016_MD_BCCP11_1609021Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Sewing Patterns
Sewing Patterns
Ever have trouble finding a pattern for a costume you’re making? Do you break out into a cold sweat when you pull pattern pieces out of an envelope? Does the idea of modifying a pattern overwhelm you? Put a stop to the fear–Han is here to teach you about sewing patterns, how to read and...
2016_MD_BCCP08_1609041Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Steve Englehart Spotlight
Steve Englehart Spotlight
He’s written character defining runs of Detective Comics and Doctor Strange. He created Star Lord and Mantis. He’s written about Coyotes and Foozles. The character’s he’s written read like a who’s who of superheroes. And he’s also a novelist! Join us for this amazing look at...
2016_MD_BCCP08_16090213Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: The Archie Comics: Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook Panel!
The Archie Comics: Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook Panel!
Artists from across the industry have come together to put their spin on the Archie characters for this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook! Learn about how Archie and the gang have impacted their lives and why everyone’s favorite teens are...
2016_MD_BCCP03_1609042Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: The Baltimore Academy of Illustration
The Baltimore Academy of Illustration
The Baltimore Academy of Illustration is a small, independent school that focuses on all things illustration and kicks ass while doing it. Helmed by Alex Fine, Scott Fuqua, and Greg Houston– three working illustrators with a combined 75 years in the profession– and...
2016_MD_BCCP16_1609032Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: The Chaykin & Cho Show
The Chaykin & Cho Show
Howard Chaykin (Midnight of the Soul, American Flagg!) and Frank Cho (Skybourne, Totally Awesome Hulk) sit down to talk about anything and everything! Join them for what is sure to be an amazing hour of outrageous conversation!
2016_MD_BCCP04_16090314Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: The Marvel Panel
The Marvel Panel
Civil War II has ended and it’s a new era of Marvel NOW! What’s next for some of your favorite Marvel characters and team? Join Greg Pak, Charles Soule, Ed McGuinness, and Mark Waid for an exciting look at the Marvel Universe!
Panel (left to right): Charles Soule, Mark Waid, Greg Pak,...
2016_MD_BCCP07_16090328Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: The Process of Writing
The Process of Writing
One of the big questions asked of writers is “how do you do it?” That’s difficult to answer because there are many ways to write. Join writers J.M. DeMatteis, Paul Storrie, Amy Chu, Mark Waid, and Hope Larson as they discuss how they write. Moderated by Robert Greenberger.
2016_MD_BCCP12_1609027Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: The Pulp Roots of Comics
The Pulp Roots of Comics
Before Bruce Wayne saw his first bat, millionaire playboys, scientists, detectives, and athletes fought against the forces of evil in the dime pulp magazines. Reading these inspired the first generation of comic book creators, so join Howard Chaykin, Paul Levitz, and Ron Marz...
2016_MD_BCCP01_1609032Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Tom King and Jamie S. Rich in Conversation
Tom King and Jamie S. Rich in Conversation
The Sheriff of Babylon is the amazing tale of mystery and intrigue set in Baghdad in 2003. Drawing on his personal experiences, writer Tom King spins an engrossing tale. King sits down with Vertigo Group Editor Jamie S. Rich to discuss the series, making...
2016_MD_BCCP01_1609026Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Valiant 101: New Fans Start Here!
Valiant 101: New Fans Start Here!
You’ve seen the reviews, you’ve heard the buzz… Now find out why Valiant Entertainment has taken fans and critics by storm as the most acclaimed comic book publisher! Join us here for a one-of-a-kind introduction to the largest and most acclaimed independent superhero...
2016_MD_BCCP08_16090312Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Valiant: The Future of Valiant and Beyond
Valiant: The Future of Valiant and Beyond
With a record-setting 50 Harvey Award nominations, Valiant Entertainment is the most acclaimed publisher anywhere in comics today. Now, find out what’s next for powerhouse series like Faith, Generation Zero, Britannia, Blodshoot U.S.A., Harbinger Renegades,...
2016_MD_BCCP06_1609047Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Visionary Panel: The Weird West
Visionary Panel: The Weird West
Take a ride on the WEIRD side of the Old West, with this star-studded creator panel hosted by Visionary! From Deadlands to Jonah Hex to The Sixth Gun, the weird west has been a place of Cowboys, Indians, Mad Scientists, and supernatural creatures of the night! There’s no...
2016_MD_BCCP04_16090411Baltimore Comic-Con (2016) -- Panel: Worlds to Build
Worlds to Build
Building a new world for comic characters to inhabit takes skill and planning. J.M. DeMatteis, Keith Giffen, Walter Simonson, and Fabian Nicieza along with moderator Paul Levitz talk about the power of world building.
Panel (left to right): Walt Simonson, J.M. DeMatteis, Paul Levitz,...
2017_MD_BCCA293Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Artists
Artists here include:
(Friday)
Sean Von Gorman, Stan Sakai, Lora Innes, Dominike Stanton, Thom Zahler, J. Robert Deans, Joe Staton, Andy Runton, Franco (Aureliani), Laura Martin, John K. Snyder III, Tim Truman, Mike Gold, ???, Bob Ingersoll, Bob Mathias, Jen Taylor, Jeremy Vinar, Tim Murphy, ???,...
2017_MD_BCC_CosplayPS_17092478Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Cosplay Photoshoot (Sunday)
2017_MD_BCC_KidsW49Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Kids Workshop (Saturday and Sunday)
Kids Love Comics Pavilion Workshop Area

The AaaaWoooooo Werewolf Workshop with Chris Flick
Have a howling good time as cartoonist Chris Flick shows you how to draw werewolves of all shapes and sizes.

Panel Party with Mark Mariano and Kazu Kibuishi
You are cordially invited you to the Panel...
2017_MD_BCC123Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Miscellaneous
2017_MD_BCCP03_1709233Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: A Crash Course in Online Reviewing (???)
A Crash Course in Online Reviewing
Fans of pop culture often have a lot to say and share. The writing and editing crew at Pop Culture Uncovered talk about getting started writing reviews, editorials, and columns. How to find your voice, find and keep an audience, and how to find the motivation when...
2017_MD_BCCP08_1709233Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Amulet Graphic Novel: Behind-the-Scenes
Amulet Graphic Novel: Behind-the-Scenes
Presentation and Q&A with author Kazu Kibuishi on the creation of the Amulet graphic novel series for Scholastic Graphix. Explore the process of creating adventures for all ages!
2017_MD_BCCP05_1709221Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Archie Comics: Riverdale Revealed
Archie Comics: Riverdale Revealed
Celebrate the new era of Archie Comics as we take a look at the next wave of exciting Archie Comics titles and look ahead to the second season of The CW's hit new show Riverdale! Featuring a panel of all-star writers and artists including Mark Waid, Dan Parent, Alex...
2017_MD_BCCP06_17092314Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Baltimore Celebrates Batman Day!
Baltimore Celebrates Batman Day!
Moderator: Jimmy Palmiotti
Talent: Amanda Conner, David Finch, Peter J. Tomasi, James Tynion IV, John Timms
It's Batman Day but Harley Quinn is taking over! Celebrate Harley's 25th Anniversary and all things Batman in this can't miss panel.
Note: David Finch did not...
2017_MD_BCCP11_17092331Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours
BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours
There's a comic at BOOM! Studios for everyone, from longtime fans to brand-new readers, and this is the panel to discover YOUR favorite new series! Join BOOM! Studios staff and creators as they explore the diverse imprints of the main BOOM! Studios line, BOOM! Box,...
2017_MD_BCCP03_1709246Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Comics For Everyone
Comics For Everyone
An all-star panel of writers and artists talk about the magical power of comics, how they work to reach new readers and make stories for all audiences. With Amy Chu (Poison Ivy, Red Sonja, KISS), Carla Speed McNeil (Finder, No Mercy, Love is Love) and Franco (Aw Yeah Comics, Tiny...
2017_MD_BCCP08_1709249Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Creative Community: Finding It; Building It; And Growing With It
Creative Community: Finding It; Building It; And Growing With It
Making comics can sometimes feel like a lonely pursuit-- but having a team of colleagues, supporters, and friends can encourage, support, and promote independent creators, no matter where they are in their careers. Come chat with Kata...
2017_MD_BCCP14_17092321Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Creator-Owned vs. Company-Owned
Creator-Owned vs. Company-Owned
A company-owned property usually means a good paycheck, guaranteed audience, and a chance to reach a wider readership than creator-owned works. But the latter offers great freedom and satisfaction. Walter Simonson, Dean Haspiel, and Thom Zahler talk about the good, the...
2017_MD_BCCP01_1709235Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Darryl Makes Comics
Darryl Makes Comics
You know Darryl "DMC" McDaniels from his legendary music career. But do you know he also makes comics? Join DMC, Greg Pak, Khoi Pham, Domo Stanton, and moderator Amy Chu as they explore the world of Darryl Makes Comics. Sponsored by The Hero Initiative.
2017_MD_BCCP05_1709236Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: David Mazouz and Sean Pertwee Panel
David Mazouz and Sean Pertwee Panel
Join David Mazouz (Bruce Wayne) and Sean Pertwee (Alfred Pennyworth) for a trip to Gotham. If you're a fan of the FOX TV show, you know this is the panel for you.
Moderator: Christina Blanch.
2017_MD_BCCP02_17092318Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: DC Comics: My Secret Origin: How I Broke Into Comics
DC Comics: My Secret Origin: How I Broke Into Comics
Moderator: Dan DiDio
Talent: Alisa Kwitney, Justin Jordan, and a fan
They say breaking up is hard to do...but breaking into comics may be tougher! Come by for an inside look at how some of DC's top-notch talent broke in, crafting the tales of your...
2017_MD_BCCP07_17092310Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Dynamite: Igniting Imaginations
Dynamite: Igniting Imaginations
Discover where some of comics' most acclaimed writers find the inspiration behind their creations, and how they translate the first creative spark to the final printed page. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the real-life origin stories of some of your most beloved comic...
2017_MD_BCCP12_17092315Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Fandom and Representation: A Conversation on Why Diversity Matters to Fans
Fandom and Representation: A Conversation on Why Diversity Matters to Fans
The subject of character diversity and representation in pop-culture seems to always be accompanied by controversy. But at the heart is a simple notion: people wanting to see themselves reflected in their art. Fantasy, sci-fi,...
2017_MD_BCCP04_17092228Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Frank Miller Spotlight
Frank Miller Spotlight
From Daredevil to Ronin to Batman: The Dark Knight Returns to Sin City to Dark Knight III: The Master Race, creator Frank Miller has left an indelible mark on modern comics. Join Frank, frequent collaborator Klaus Janson, and moderator Dan DiDio for an engaging panel. You'll kick...
2017_MD_BCCP07_1709243Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: From Idea To The Page: Making Comics The Comicker Way
From Idea To The Page: Making Comics The Comicker Way
Comicker Press co-founder and NEW YORK TIMES best-selling writer Sean E. Williams takes you step-by-step through what goes into taking your comics ideas and making them a reality. From finding collaborators to building a proposal, from...
2017_MD_BCCP06_1709244Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Historical Fiction Comics
Historical Fiction Comics
Like history? Love comics? Come travel through time with comics! Join Christy Blanch, Lora Innes (The Dreamer), and Thom Zahler (Time and Vine) as they talk about writing and drawing historical fiction.
2017_MD_BCCP15_17092316Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Image Comics: Your New Favorite Series
Image Comics: Your New Favorite Series
Image Comics is home to some of the best storytellers in the comics business constantly reinventing the medium with fresh and new exciting titles. Meredith Finch (Rose), Charles Soule (Curse Words), Justin Jordan (The Family Trade), Nikki Ryan (The Family Trade),...
2017_MD_BCCP04_1709232Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Inside the Art of Visual Storytelling
Inside the Art of Visual Storytelling
Carl Potts, former Marvel Entertainment Executive Editor, screenwriter, and author of The DC Comics Guide to Creating Comics: Inside the Art of Visual Storytelling, discusses how to combine instinct with knowledge to arrive at the best visual narrative solutions...
2017_MD_BCCP01_17092446Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Jack Kirby At 100
Jack Kirby At 100
This past month, the comics world celebrated what would have been the 100th birthday of legendary creator Jack Kirby. Tom King, Walter Simonson, Mark Buckingham, Jerry Ordway, Dean Haspiel, John K. Snyder III, the Kirby Museum’s Rand Hoppe, and moderator Mark Evanier discuss Kirby’s...
2017_MD_BCCP10_17092314Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Kirby: King of Comics
Kirby: King of Comics
Jack Kirby created or co-created some of comic books' most popular super heroes. Take a look at Kirby's career in comics as writer Mark Evanier and Abrams Books' Charlie Kochman discuss Evanier's book, Kirby: King of Comics.
2017_MD_BCCP05_17092427Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Len Wein Memorial Panel
Len Wein Memorial Panel
On September 10, Len Wein passed away. Wein, an accomplished writer and editor, was the co-creator of Swamp Thing, Wolverine, the Human Target, Nightcrawler, Storm, and Colossus among others. Join Wein’s colleagues and friends as they pay tribute to his life and work.
Panelists...
2017_MD_BCCP13_17092310Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: LICENSED!: Overstreet Looks at Licensed Comics
LICENSED!: Overstreet Looks at Licensed Comics
From the Disney work of Carl Barks to Zorro by Alex Toth, from Planet of the Apes to Star Wars, and from The Micronauts to G.I. Joe, licensed titles have been an exciting part of the fabric of comics. Join The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide for a lively...
2017_MD_BCCP04_1709247Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Ominous Press Panel
Ominous Press Panel
Join Bart Sears and Andy Smith for a panel discussing all things Ominous Press and more! They will discuss their careers from the beginning to now! And why they felt now was the right time to bring Ominous Press back.
2017_MD_BCCP01_17092220Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: The Power of Magic and the Magic of Memory
The Power of Magic and the Magic of Memory
Learn about magic in comics, its roots in reality, and the magic of memory. Chris Miskiewicz (Thomas Alsop) will talk about the magical mythology of New York City, and Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook) will preview his upcoming webcomic War Cry, showing how...
2017_MD_BCCP02_17092410Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Valiant 101: Jump On Board Here!
Valiant 101: Jump On Board Here!
New to the Valiant Universe? Jump on board right here with a concise and fun-filled introduction to the origins and adventures of Valiant’s greatest and most iconic heroes – from BLOODSHOT and DIVINITY to FAITH and HARBINGER to NINJAK and X-O MANOWAR! From Buzzfeed and...
2017_MD_BCCP03_1709227Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: What is the Kirby Museum
What is the Kirby Museum
Join founding trustee Rand Hoppe as he shows what the Jack Kirby Museum & Research Center has been up to for the last 12 years. See photos of some of our accomplishments, as well as what we are planning for the future!
2017_MD_BCCP09_1709239Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: Women Creators Discuss the Evolving Comic Book Industry
Women Creators Discuss the Evolving Comic Book Industry
Join this panel of talented comic book creators with a wide range of experience in the industry for a discussion on the evolving comic book industry. Discover panelists' perspectives on how comics has evolved over the years. How do panelists...
2017_MD_BCCP02_17092227Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Panel: #DARETOBEHEROIC With Dynamite
#DARETOBEHEROIC With Dynamite
Villains don't stand a chance this fall as Dynamite unleashes our team of all-star creators and unites some of comics' most iconic heroes in what's certain to be some of the hottest releases of the season. Join us as we discuss the anatomy of crafting a true hero!
Panel...
2017_MD_BCCPPS_17092421Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Personal Photo Shoot
Amber and Mark.
2017_MD_BCCRA3_170923212Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Ringo Awards: Award Ceremony
2017 Presenters:
Emcee: Randy Tischler, BCC
Keynote: David Petersen
Presenters: Lora Innes and Thom Zahler --
* Favorite Hero: Cash Wayne (Spectrum)
* Favorite Villain: Arlo (unOrdinary)
* Favorite New Series: Spectrum
* Favorite New Talent: InstantMiso -- accepted by Tom Akel from Line...
2017_MD_BCCRA_17092379Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Ringo Awards: Cocktails
Folks here include:
Thom Zahler, Ramona Fradon, ???, David Petersen, Mark Evanier, Marv Wolfman, Elliot S! Maggin, Todd Klein, Joe Staton, Walter Simonson, Sarah Trustman, Chris Miskiewicz, Louise Simonson, Terry Moore, Jose Villarrubia, John Workman, Bob Wayne, Steve Conley, J.G. Jones, Stan Sakai,...
2017_MD_BCCRA2_17092369Baltimore Comic-Con (2017) -- Ringo Awards: Dinner and Afterward
Folks here include:
(Before awards) John Gallagher, John Workman, Todd Klein, Stan Sakai, Kazu Kibuishi, Dean Haspiel, Jason Goungor, J.G. Jones, Mark Waid, Marv Wolfman, Elliot S! Maggin, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, and Thom Zahler.
(After awards) Jose Villarrubia, Dean Haspiel, David Petersen, Joshua...
2018_MD_BCCA272Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Artists
Artists shown here from Friday:
Arthur Adams, Jim Steranko, Frank Cho, Denny O'Neil, Tom Grummett, Simon Bisley, Bob McLeod, Wil Wheaton, Erin Gray, Katrina Law, Michael Copon, Tom King, Denys Cowan, John Ostrander, Terry Moore, Tom DeFalco, Zeea Adams, Louise Simonson, Walt Simonson, Neal Adams, Buzz,...
2018_MD_BCC_CosplayPS_18093053Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Cosplay Photoshoot (Sunday)
Sorry but my main camera went from air conditioned convention center to sunlight shining directly onto the lens and it fogged up so I missed some set-ups until I switched to a different camera.
2018_MD_BCC_KidsW34Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Kids Workshop
Sketchbook Dares with Laura Lee Gulledge
Calling all sketchbook lovers! In this interactive presentation, Laura Lee Gulledge will demonstrate DRAWING LIVE, a couple of her favorite drawing activities that are featured in her new book Sketchbook Dares: 24 Ways to Draw Out Your Inner Artist. Plus, she’ll...
2018_MD_BCC110Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Miscellaneous
2018_MD_BCCP08_18092912Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: AHOY There: A New Kind Of Comics Publisher!
AHOY There: A New Kind Of Comics Publisher!
AHOY Comics launches in September/October with an impressive list of creators, a sharp sense of humor, and some unexpected extras: prose fiction, poetry and satire! Now meet the AHOY crew in the *shudder* flesh! Writer/editors Tom Peyer and Stuart Moore join...
2018_MD_BCCP01_1809294Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Batman’s Biggest Secret
Batman’s Biggest Secret
In 1939, writer Bill Finger co-created a character that would become one of the most successful fictional icons in world history. In 1974, Bill died poor and unknown to the public. In 2015, defying longstanding odds, and after not one but three twists, his legacy was saved. This...
2018_MD_BCCP04_18092814Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Chocolate Nation Studios: Creating Meaningful Comic Books and Novels
Chocolate Nation Studios: Creating Meaningful Comic Books and Novels
Our purpose is to help creators construct and produce new worlds outside of the realms of Marvel, DC Comics, and anime. This will be a venture into the trials and tribulations of creating unique and intellectual properties of your own...
2018_MD_BCCP01_1809288Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Coffee and Comics: Baltimore Edition
Coffee and Comics: Baltimore Edition
It’s back! Amy Chu, writer of Poison Ivy and Red Sonja, talks comics and pop culture over coffee with Christina Blanch and some surprise guests.
Seated left to right: Christy Blanch, Amy Chu, Sean Von Gorman, and Paul Storrie.
2018_MD_BCCP13_1809298Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Comic Book Shop Retail
Comic Book Shop Retail
The comic shop is more than just a place to buy comics – it’s a community gathering place. Join Jeff Watkins (Cloud City Comics and Toys), Christy Blanch (Aw Yeah Comics – Muncie), and Franco Aureliani (Aw Yeah Comics – NY), and possibly some surprise guests to discuss what it’s...
2018_MD_BCCP05_18093019Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Comics with a Point of View: Yours and MINE!
Comics with a Point of View: Yours and MINE!
Activism in comics has been a growing trend over the past few years, and the current political climate has created an immense need to champion causes. For that reason, ComicMix published Mine!, the Ringo-nominated comic anthology celebrating (and benefiting)...
2018_MD_BCCP12_1809295Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Comics Writing 101 with Amy Chu
Comics Writing 101 with Amy Chu
Comics writer Amy Chu will walk you through her process for pitching, outlining, and breaking down an 20-page issue of comics using an issue of Red Sonja as an example.
Panelists (left to right): Amy Chu and Paul Storrie.
2018_MD_BCCP07_18092914Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Creativity & Mental Health – A Roundtable Discussion
Creativity & Mental Health – A Roundtable Discussion
Moderator: John Gallagher Panelists: Jimmy Gownley, Laura Lee Gulledge, Jamar Nicholas
Along with the thrill and excitement of being creative, it can sometimes go hand-in-hand with depression, anxiety, learning differences, and more. Moderator John...
2018_MD_BCCP05_18092921Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Frank Miller Spotlight
Frank Miller Spotlight
From Daredevil to Ronin to Batman: The Dark Knight Returns to Sin City to Dark Knight III: The Master Race, creator Frank Miller has left an indelible mark on modern comics. Join Frank and his special guests for an engaging panel. You’ll kick yourself if you miss it.
The...
2018_MD_BCCP06_18092819Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: From Superboy to Section Zero
From Superboy to Section Zero
Karl Kesel and Tom Grummett — arguably one of the most classic creative teams in comics — discuss their 25+ years of collaborations with moderator Robert Greenberger, from The Reign of the Supermen to Superboy to their Baltimore Comic-Con-debuting Section Zero graphic...
2018_MD_BCCP02_18093030Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: How New Formats and Themes are Expanding Comic Book Readership
How New Formats and Themes are Expanding Comic Book Readership
For decades, when most people thought of comics, 22-page super hero adventures for children came to mind. Today, greater diversity of theme and format are expanding comic readership. Who are these new readers? What messages do comics with...
2018_MD_BCCP10_18092914Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Kickstarter
Kickstarter
Crowdsourcing has become a legitimate way of ensuring creators can make a living while producing cool comics for their audiences. Thom Zahler, Tim Truman, Steve Conley, and Paul Storrie tell moderator Robert Greenberger about the trials and tribulations of mounting a successful...
2018_MD_BCCP02_18092816Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Louise Simonson and June Brigman: Looking Back on Power Pack
Louise Simonson and June Brigman: Looking Back on Power Pack
In 1984, writer Louise Simonson and artist June Brigman created Marvel Comics’ newest — and youngest — super group: the preteen Power Pack! Using their powers of gravity, acceleration, density, and energy, siblings Alex, Julie, Jack, and...
2018_MD_BCCP05_18092837Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Meet the Liberty Brigade
Meet the Liberty Brigade
The Baltimore Comic-Con is pleased to host the debut of a new superhero team, The Liberty Brigade, featuring the return of various 1940s superheroes in a brand new WW II story. The Zero issue debuts here and a Kickstarter is currently running for an 80+ page graphic novel. Hear...
2018_MD_BCCP11_1809297Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: MeToo and Geekdom
MeToo and Geekdom
Hear a discussion on the intersection between geek culture and sexual harassment, assault, and rape. Topics include common occurrences in gaming, conventions, and our favorite industries, how fans might be complicit in this behavior, and how we can stand up against the problem....
2018_MD_BCCP03_1809298Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Mike Colter Spotlight
Mike Colter Spotlight
You know him as Luke Cage, and now’s your opportunity to meet actor Mike Colter. In addition to his work on Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and The Defenders, Colter has appeared in ER, Million Dollar Baby, Zero Dark Thirty, and more. This panel is a must for all of Colter’s...
2018_MD_BCCP03_18092812Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: More Than Ponies
More Than Ponies
Katie Cook, Andy Price, and Thom Zahler are well-known for their work on My Little Pony, but did you know they do more than ponies? Join us for this conversation that will most likely include comics, coffee, wine, and probably ponies. Moderated by Christy Blanch.
Panel (left to...
2018_MD_BCCP06_1809297Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Music and Comics
Music and Comics
One’s an auditory medium and the other is visual. You wouldn’t think that comics and music would work well together, and yet they do. P. Craig Russell (The Ring of the Nibelung), Ed Piskor (Hip Hop Family Tree), Timothy Truman (Grateful Dead Comix), John K. Snyder III (Fashion in...
2018_MD_BCCP08_18092810Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Noir Comics: Mean Streets Past and Present
Noir Comics: Mean Streets Past and Present
There’s been a crime. Danger hides around corners and in the shadows. Welcome to the world of noir. Join moderator/writer Paul Levitz (Brooklyn Blood) and creators John K. Snyder III (Lawrence Block’s Eight Million Ways to Die), Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets),...
2018_MD_BCCP09_1809284Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Punching Nazis with Billy Tucci
Punching Nazis – From Captain America to Miss Fury, Wonder Woman and Beyond with Billy Tucci
Join Multi-Eisner Award nominee and Sgt. Rock – The Lost Battalion writer/artist Billy Tucci as he opens a discussion on how history has played an invaluable role on comics while heralding the return of Golden...
2018_MD_BCCP01_1809305Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: P. Craig Russell Spotlight
P. Craig Russell Spotlight
From Doctor Strange, Killraven, Elric, The Ring of the Nibelung, the Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, Sandman, and American Gods, P. Craig Russell has established himself as a consummate artist and writer. Join Russell and Jose Villarrubia, artist and chair of MICA’s Illustration...
2018_MD_BCCP02_18092910Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Team Building
Team Building
What makes a successful team of heroes and/or villains? Is it a set of skills and powers or diverse personalities who look good in spandex? Paul Levitz (Legion of Super-Heroes), Mark Waid (Legion, Champions), Ron Marz (Skullkickers, CrossGenesis), and Denny O’Neil (Justice League of...
2018_MD_BCCP07_18092814Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Terry Moore Universe Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook Panel
The Terry Moore Universe Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook Panel
Characters from the work of Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise, Echo, Rachel Rising, Motor Girl) populate this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook. Join Terry, designer/artist Thom Zahler and artists David Petersen, Katie Cook, and Jamal Igle...
2018_MD_BCCP06_1809308Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: The Future of Small Press
The Future of Small Press
Panelists: Travis McIntire, Andy Schmidt, Christy Blanch, and Josh Geppi.
It seems that Independent publishers are popping up more and more in the comic book industry. In an industry that is “dying” every few years, what is the future for the smaller publishers?
Panel (left...
2018_MD_BCCP03_18093012Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Tony Isabella Spotlight
Tony Isabella Spotlight
The creator of Black Lightning has had a full career at Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and small presses, dabbling in prose, and hosting some of the coolest garage sales in America. The special guest chats about his career with moderator, and old pal, Robert Greenberger.
2018_MD_BCCP04_1809304Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Valiant Comics 101 And Beyond
Valiant Comics 101 And Beyond
New to the Valiant Universe? With Valiant’s all-new and exciting “BEYOND” initiative approaching at the end of 2018, there’s never been a better time to become a fan! Jump on board right here with a concise and fun-filled introduction to the origins and adventures of...
2018_MD_BCCP09_18092915Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Walter Simonson and John Workman: From Thor to Ragnarök
Walter Simonson and John Workman: From Thor to Ragnarök
If you’re looking for Norse mythology in comic books, Simonson and Workman are the ones to call. Writer/artist Walter Simonson and letterer John Workman reminisce about creating Beta Ray Bill and the Frog Thor on Marvel Comics’ Thor in the 1980s...
2018_MD_BCCP04_1809296Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: Wil Wheaton Spotlight
Wil Wheaton Spotlight
From Star Trek: The Next Generation to Stand By Me to The Big Bang Theory to Tabletop and beyond, Wil Wheaton has garnered many fans. Aside from acting, he’s an author, a number one New York Times bestselling Audiobook narrator, and passionate activist for mental health care....
2018_MD_BCC_Ringo6_18092952Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Ringo Awards: Afterward
Folks here include:
Marc Andreyko, Todd Klein, John Workman, Joe Staton, David Petersen, Katie Cook, Lee Weeks, Jeff Parker, Sandy Jarrell, Franco Aureliani, Lee Weeks, Christy Blanch, Denny O'Neil, Charles Kochman, Tom King, Tom Grummett,
2018_MD_BCC_Ringo3_180929254Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Ringo Awards: Award Ceremony
2018 Presenters:
Emcee: Randy Tischler, BCC
Keynote: Katie Cook
Presenters: Thom Zahler and Christy Blanch
Presenters: David and Julia Petersen --
* Best Series: Mr. Miracle, DC Comics -- accepted by Tom King
* Best Anthology: Mine! A Celebration of Liberty and Freedom for All Benefiting Planned...
2018_MD_BCC_Ringo2_18092937Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Ringo Awards: Dinner
Folks here include:
John Workman, Greg Pak, Jeff Parker, Franco Aureliani, Jose Garcia-Lopez, Charles Kochman, Jenny Frison, Ramona Fradon, Dean Haspiel, John Milewski, Tom King, Lee Weeks, Gus Vasquez, Ben Bishop, Ed Piskor, and Todd Klein
2018_MD_BCC_Ringo1_180929122Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Ringo Awards: Reception
Folks here:
Todd Klein, David Petersen, ???, Katie Cook, Andy Price, Matt Dembicki, Mark Lindblom, Sandy Jarrell, Tom Grummett, Christy Blanch, Ramona Fradon, Matt Wieringo, Franco Aureliani, ???, John Workman, Todd Klein, Paul Storrie, Steve Conley, Ed Piskor, Charles Kochman, Denny O'Neil, Susan...
2019_MD_BCCA245Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Artists
Friday folks:
Dean Haspiel, Peter Rostovsky, John Gallagher, Emily Whitten, Thom Zahler, David Petersen, Paul Storrie, Franco Aureliani, Bob Ingersoll, Zeea Adams, Joel Adams, Joe Linsner, Neal Adams, Billy Tucci, Don Rosa, Marv Wolfman, Dean Haspiel, Christa Cassano, Sarah Trustman, David Trustman,...
2019_MD_BCC_CosplayPS_191019160Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Cosplay Photoshoot
2019_MD_BCC_KidsW_19101813Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Kids Workshop (Friday)
Alien Art with Dawn Griffin:
The Kids Love Comics Workshop Area will be transformed into an alien factory when cartoonist Dawn Griffin shows you easy ways to draw wacky aliens.
2019_MD_BCC_KidsW_19101932Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Kids Workshop (Saturday)
How To Draw Star Wars The Jamie Way
Learn to draw Darth Vader, Ewoks, Yoda, and BB-8 with Star Wars Insider cartoonist Jamie Cosley. These easy-to-follow steps will allow even the youngest Padawan to draw just like Jamie does for his comic strip The Light Side.

Sketchbook Dares with Laura Lee...
2019_MD_BCC_KidsW_19102010Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Kids Workshop (Sunday)
Kids Love Comics Pavilion Workshop Area

Meet The Good Guys! With Steve Conte
Introducing ACROBOT and SPARKINATOR – The GOOD GUYS! — Learn all about the co-stars of the humorous, superhero comic book series Action Figure Kingdom. Everyone attending the workshop will get a mock ACROBOT cover, and AFK...
2019_MD_BCC78Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Miscellaneous
2019_MD_BCCP01_19101957Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Panel: Blacksad Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook Panel
Blacksad Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook Panel
Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido’s Blacksad, a feline private detective in an anthropomorphic 1950s America, is popular the world over. And now he and his supporting cast are featured in this year’s Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook. Join artist Juanjo...
2019_MD_BCCP01_19102048Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Panel: Coffee & Comics: Baltimore Edition
Coffee & Comics: Baltimore Edition
It’s coffee break time! Amy Chu, writer of Poison Ivy and Red Sonja, Dan Parent, legendary Archie Comics artist, and some surprise guests dish on the latest in comics and pop culture over their favorite caffeinated beverage. Bring your own (or tea if you like) and...
2019_MD_BCCP02_1910207Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Panel: The Art of Inking
The Art of Inking
Inking is a common job in comics but most aren’t sure exactly what these talented artists do. Mike Royer, Thomas Palmer, Bob Wiacek, Karl Story, Mark Morales, and moderator John Workman investigate the art of inking.
Panelists (left to right): ???, Mark Morales, Karl Story, John...
2019_MD_BCC_Ringo6_19101940Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Ringo Awards: Afterward
Folks here include:
Rylend Grant, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Louise Simonson, Walt Simonson, Greg Hildebrandt, Todd Klein, John Workman, Kevin Nowlan, Jeremy Bastian, Franco, Sara Richard, Glenn Hauman, Adam Wallenta, Makana Wallenta, Cully Hamner, ???, Mark Buckingham, Bob Wayne, Emily Whitten, Afua...
2019_MD_BCC_Ringo3_191019308Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Ringo Awards: Award Ceremony
2019 Presenters:
Emcee: Randy Tischler, Baltimore Comic-Con
Welcoming Remarks: Paul McSpadden
Keynote: Bob Wayne
Presenters: Ross Richie and Filip Sablik --
* Best Writer: Brian K. Vaughan
* Best Colorist: Tamra Bonvillain -- accepted on the winner's behalf by the BCC
* Best Series: (Tie)...
2019_MD_BCC_Ringo2_19101941Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Ringo Awards: Dinner
Folks here include:
Christy Blanch and Bob Salley, Afua Richardson, Jose Garica-Lopez, Dean Haspiel, Amy Chu, Paul Storrie, Frank Gogol, Shea Fontana, Paul McSpadden, Bob Wayne, Walt Simonson, Louise Simonson, Steve Conley, Thom Zahler, and John Workman.
2019_MD_BCC_Ringo1_191019154Baltimore Comic-Con (2019) -- Ringo Awards: Reception
Folks here include:
Christy Blanch, Frank Gogol, Andy Price, Franco Aureliani, Sara Richard, Todd Klein, Rich Woodall, Rylend Grant, Brandon Robin, Carla Speed McNeil, Greg Pak, Thom Zahler, Emily Whitten, Ron Randall, Kacey Pierce, Christy Blanch, Walt Simonson, Bob Wayne, Katie Cook, Mark Buckingham,...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2020_05_02D_Flyby18Flyby -- Thunderbirds and Blue Angels' thank you to health care workers
The military’s two elite aerobatic squadrons—the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Navy Blue Angels—commenced a joint flyby of the metro area today to honor healthcare workers and first responders on the frontlines of the current crisis. I went to Tenleytown to see them. The two jet teams fly by once ... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_12B1_HolodomorP205MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Architecture School Event: Lecture & Reception
The official opening of the exhibit is set for Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Larysa Kurylas of The Kurylas Studio, the design architect and sculptor of the National Holodomor Memorial, will give a presentation about the design of the memorial and the challenges of conveying loss in built form. Also...
2020_02_12A_UMd_Holodomor115MD -- College Park -- University of Maryland -- Kibel Gallery Exhibit: Making The Holodomor Memorial:Context & Questions
The Kibel Gallery Presents Making The Holodomor Memorial:Context & Questions On view February 12 - July 2020 University of Maryland alumna Larysa Kurylas’ Holodomor Memorial in Washington, D.C., is a tribute to the victims of the man-made famine engineered by Stalin’s regime in Soviet Ukraine in 193...
2020_03_04B2_Costco_Fred11MD -- Costco @ Frederick
Covid-19 fears exhaust water, hand wipes, and toilet paper.
2020_04_17C1_Union_StationI43DC -- Union Station (Interior)
So much of the building is closed due to Covid-19. Entrances have been shut as well to control people coming and going. They're still working on replacing floor tiles as well which is what the little tents are. Note that Union Station is one of the few places with public bathrooms. I would have expe... (Partially reviewed)


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