|2018_MD_BCCA||272||MD -- Baltimore 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_180930||53||MD -- Baltimore 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_KidsW||34||MD -- Baltimore 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_BCC||110||MD -- Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Miscellaneous|
|2018_MD_BCCP08_180929||12||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||4||MD -- Baltimore 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_180928||14||MD -- Baltimore 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_180928||8||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||8||MD -- Baltimore 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_180930||19||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||5||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||14||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||21||MD -- Baltimore 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.
|2018_MD_BCCP06_180928||19||MD -- Baltimore 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_180930||30||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||14||MD -- Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: 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_180928||16||MD -- Baltimore 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_180928||37||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||7||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||8||MD -- Baltimore 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_180928||12||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||7||MD -- Baltimore 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_180928||10||MD -- Baltimore 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_180928||4||MD -- Baltimore 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_180930||5||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||10||MD -- Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Panel: 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_180928||14||MD -- Baltimore 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_180930||8||MD -- Baltimore 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?
|2018_MD_BCCP03_180930||12||MD -- Baltimore 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_180930||4||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||15||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||6||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||52||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||254||MD -- Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Ringo Awards: Award Ceremony|
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_180929||37||MD -- Baltimore 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_180929||122||MD -- Baltimore Comic-Con (2018) -- Ringo Awards: Reception|
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...