Arcana Comics Announces 2011 San Diego Comic-Con Plans


If you’re going to be in the San Diego area in July, most likely you’re there for San Diego Comic-Con 2011. While you’re there, be sure to stop by booth 2415 to see what all of the excitement is about at Arcana Comics. We have some spectacular signings planned, SDCC Exclusives (a Kade Art Book and the SDCC Launch Edition of SideShows), and even an Arcana Comics Panel! Below is a run-down of what we’re up to.

EXCLUSIVES:

KADE ART BOOK: Kade, Arcana’s enigmatic warrior makes a special appearance this SDCC with an exclusive art book, featuring original work from some of the most talented artists in the industry! Tim Bradstreet’s unique style sets the tone with an original cover, while Tim Seeley, Brent Schoonover, Greg Horn, Kevin Mellon, Ashley Wood, Liam Sharp, Ben Templesmith, Greg Titus, and Whilce Portacio provide contributions to this amazing art book. It’s limited to 250 copies, so grab one while you can!

SIDESHOWS SDCC LAUNCH EDITION: SideShows, the next Arcana hit by Erik Hendrix & Michael Nelsen is still months away from official release, but you can see it here first! It’s 1950’s Las Vegas & the mob enlisted former circus attractions as their aces in the hole. These SideShows had a little secret — they really did have the abilities they pretended to. High rollers, lounge singers, cigarettes, alcohol, and superpowers. Welcome to Las Vegas. Packed with extras not available in the retail version and limited to 100 copies!

PANEL:

On Thursday July 21st from 6:00 – 7:00 PM in in Room 23ABC, be sure to head to our panel! Below is the full description that will appear in the convention guide.

6:00 – 7:00 Arcana Comics – A Look at One of the World’s Largest Graphic Novel Publishers – Sean Patrick O’Reilly (Clockwork Girl), Josh Blaylock (Devil’s Due), Erik Hendrix (SideShows), Mike Kalvoda (Banshee), Brooke Burgess (Becoming), Matt Wilson (Scrooge & Santa), and Ryan Colucci (Harbor Moon) take us through some of the amazing talent coming out of one of the world’s largest graphic novel producers. Passing 150 graphic novels released, find out what the publisher currently has in the works, what’s coming in the near future, a sneak peak at the 3D animated feature film, Clockwork Girl, Arcana’s slate of interactive apps, and more. See how independent publishers make their mark in the comic book industry and blur the lines between mediums, Arcana style. Attendees will get free comics and also for free is the first in a series of “Arcana Universe” posters!

SIGNINGS:

This year, we have signings scheduled back to back throughout the convention, so if you miss your favorite creator, worry not, they’re likely appearing again later that day or the next. Below is the schedule for your viewing enjoyment.

Wednesday – PREVIEW NIGHT – July 20th

· 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM

  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers

· 7:30 PM – 8:15 PM

  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West

Thursday – July 21st

· 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

  • Mike Kalvoda – Banshee & Straw
  • Ryan Colucci – Harbor Moon

· 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers

· 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

  • Erik Hendrix – SideShows
  • Matt Wilson & Josh Kenfield – Scrooge and Santa
  • Sean Dulaney – 51 Delta

· 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West
  • John Barker – Dead Cell
  • Mike Kalvoda – Banshee & Straw
  • Ryan Colucci – Harbor Moon

· 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

  • Rachel Taylor – Velvet Rope
  • Siike Donnelly – Heaven’s Echo
  • Alfonso Ruiz – Ezra: Egyptian Exchange (plus some of our promo art this year)
  • Sean Dulaney – 51 Delta

· 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers

· 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

  • Erik Hendrix – SideShows
  • Matt Wilson & Josh Kenfield – Scrooge and Santa
  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West
  • John Barker – Dead Cell

Friday – July 22nd

· 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

  • Matt Wilson & Josh Kenfield – Scrooge and Santa
  • John Barker – Dead Cell
  • Sean Dulaney – 51 Delta

· 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

  • Siike Donnelly – Heaven’s Echo
  • Aaron Nelson – Marlow
  • Alfonso Ruiz – Ezra: Egyptian Exchange (plus some of our promo art this year)
  • Ryan Colucci – Harbor Moon

· 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West
  • Mike Kalvoda – Banshee & Straw

· 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

  • Erik Hendrix – SideShows
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers
  • Ryan Colucci – Harbor Moon

· 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

  • Matt Wilson & Josh Kenfield – Scrooge & Santa
  • John Barker – Dead Cell
  • Sean Dulaney – 51 Delta

· 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

  • Aaron Nelson – Marlow
  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West
  • Alfonso Ruiz – Ezra: Egyptian Exchange

· 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

  • Erik Hendrix – SideShows
  • Rachel Taylor – Velvet Rope
  • Mike Kalvoda – Banshee & Straw

· 4:00 – 5:45 PM

  • Nikola Jajic – Loosely Based & Devil’s Island

· 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers

· 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

  • Matt Wilson & Josh Kenfield – Scrooge and Santa
  • Ryan Colucci – Harbor Moon

Saturday – July 23rd

· 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers
  • Sean Dulaney – 51 Delta

· 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

  • Erik Hendrix – SideShows
  • Bart Thompson – Blood, Shells, & Roses
  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West
  • Mike Kalvoda – Banshee & Straw
  • Nikola Jajic – Loosely Based & Devil’s Island

· 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

  • Matt Wilson & Josh Kenfield – Scrooge and Santa
  • Matt Jacobs & Shannon Eric Denton – Grunts & Grunts: War Stories
  • John Barker – Dead Cell

· 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Aaron Nelson – Marlow
  • Alfonso Ruiz – Ezra : Egyptian Exchange (plus some of our promo art this year)
  • Ryan Colucci – Harbor Moon

· 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

  • Rachel Taylor – Velvet Rope
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers
  • Sean Dulaney – 51 Delta

· 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

  • Erik Hendrix – SideShows
  • Bart Thompson – Blood, Shells, & Roses
  • Matt Jacobs & Shannon Eric Denton – Grunts & Grunts: War Stories
  • Nikola Jajic – Loosely Based & Devil’s Island

· 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Aaron Nelson – Marlow
  • Mike Kalvoda – Banshee & Straw
  • Ryan Colucci – Harbor Moon

· 5:00 PM – 5:45 pm

  • Matt Wilson & Josh Kenfield – Scrooge & Santa
  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West
  • John Barker – Dead Cell

· 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

  • Bart Thompson – Blood, Shells, & Roses
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers
  • Alfonso Ruiz – Ezra : Egyptian Exchange (plus some of our promo art this year)

Sunday – July 24th

· 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

  • Matt Jacobs & Shannon Eric Denton – Grunts & Grunts: War Stories
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers

· 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

  • Aaron Nelson – Marlow
  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West

· 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

  • Erik Hendrix – SideShows
  • Bart Thompson – Blood, Shells, & Roses
  • Mike Kalvoda – Banshee & Straw
  • Matt Jacobs & Shannon Eric Denton – Grunts & Grunts: War Stories

· 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

  • Rachel Taylor – Velvet Rope
  • Ben Fisher & Mike Henderson – Hexen Hammers
  • Alfonso Ruiz – Ezra: Egyptian Exchange (plus some of our promo art this year)
  • Sean Dulaney – 51 Delta

· 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

  • Erik Hendrix – SideShows
  • Brooke Burgess & Dane Cypel – Becoming
  • Aaron Nelson – Marlow

· 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

  • Bart Thompson – Blood, Shells, & Roses
  • Frank Barbiere – Divine Intervention & Endless West
  • Alfonso Ruiz – Ezra: Egyptian Exchange (plus some of our promo art this year)
  • Sean Dulaney – 51 Delta
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