Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Comics Experience Panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2012

San Diego Comic-Con 2012 (July 12-15) is only about one week away, and if you're interested in making comics or breaking into the industry, then mark your calendar for FIVE Comics Experience panels focused on writing for comics, digital art, and breaking (and staying) "in!"

Comics Experience founder, Andy Schmidt will be moderating all five panels, featuring special guests such as writer Joshua Fialkov (I, Vampire, Last of the Greats, Echo), writer Peter David (X-Factor, Incredible Hulk), artist David Marquez (Ultimate Spider-Man), artist Brian Haberlin (Spawn, Anomaly), ComiXology co-founder John Roberts and Comic-Rocket.com founder Tim Shields

Check out the schedule and full description of each panel below.
Breaking In and Staying In
Thursday, July 12, 2012
6:00-7:00pm in Room 11AB

So you want to make comics? This panel is your first step toward actually doing it! Former Marvel and IDW editor and Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt (X-Men, Annihilation, G.I. Joe, 5 Days to Die) discusses in detail the ins and outs of the comic industry -- specifically, what it takes to break into comics and how it's done. This is the panel that no writer or artist dare miss. Hosted by Comics Experience.

Digital Art, Part 1
Friday, July 13, 2012
4:00-5:00pm in Room 11AB

Digital artist pros David Marquez (Ultimate Spider-Man) and Brian Haberlin (Spawn, Anomaly) join former Marvel and IDW editor and Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt (X-Men, G.I. Joe) for the first of two in-depth panels on how to create digital comics and how to use the medium to its full effect. In part 1, they take a deep dive into creating comics using digital tools and media as well as making effective storytelling decisions in a digital medium. This is a panel no artist can miss. Part 2 is at 7:00pm.

Digital Art, Part 2
Friday, July 13, 2012
7:00-8:00pm in Room 11AB

David Marquez (Ultimate Spider-Man) and Comic-Rocket.com founder Tim Shields join former Marvel and IDW editor and Comics Experience founder Andy Schmidt (X-Men, G.I. Joe) and ComiXology co-founder John Roberts for this final panel on how to create digital comics and how to use the medium to its full effect. In part 2, they discuss the future of comics and how digitally generated art can craft comics specifically for digital devices and how that differs from print. In other words, they illuminate how to get the most out of creating digital comics. Hosted by Comics Experience.

Writing for Comics, Part 1
Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:00-5:00pm in Room 11AB

Josh Fialkov (I, Vampire, Last of the Greats, Echo), Peter David (X-Factor, Incredible Hulk), and former Marvel and IDW editor and comics writer Andy Schmidt (X-Men, G.I. Joe, 5 Days to Die) present an honest and informative discussion on the art of writing for comics. Topics include process, enhancing creativity, and keeping your work honest. Want to write comics? This is the place to start! Hosted by Comics Experience. This is part 1 of a 2-part panel that continues tonight at 7:00pm.

Writing for Comics, Part 2
Saturday, July 14, 2012
7:00-8:00pm in Room 11AB

Josh Fialkov (I, Vampire, Last of the Greats, Echo) and former Marvel and IDW editor and comics writer Andy Schmidt (X-Men, G.I. Joe, 5 Days to Die) present an honest and informative discussion on the art of writing for comics. Take a more advanced look into how to craft your stories and get your idea from a notion to the printed page! Hosted by Comics Experience.
We hope to see you there!



If you want to make comics, write or draw comics, or improve as a comics creator, you'll find like-minded friends and colleagues in our online workshops and courses. We hope to see you there!

Posted by Rob Anderson
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