SDCC 2013: Archie Heads to SDCC
Archie Comics is heading to San Diego Comic-Con! Their highlight is the must-attend Archie Comics: The Hottest Publisher in the Industry panel is on Saturday. Hosted by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (writer of the Archie movie) the Archie panel will be chock full of announcements plus an opportunity to inquire about the publisher’s most anticipated storylines and upcoming projects, including Afterlife With Archie, the Archie mobile game, the Archie movie and more. This is the place to be to get the inside info on this fall’s most anticipated superhero series, The Fox. All those in attendance at the panel will receive FREE gift bags filled with $100 worth of Archie merchandise!
Those attending San Diego Comic Con should also stop by the Archie Booth at #2842 to meet their favorite Archie writers and artists and get their comics signed, especially this year’s Convention Exclusive: Mega Man #24, which kicks off the critically acclaimed “Worlds Collide” crossover between video game icons Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man meeting for the first time. Make sure you attend the Archie Action Panel on Sunday to learn more about the blue video game icons’ future comic book adventures.
For more information and updates leading up to the event visit Archie Comics SDCC Site or scan the QR code to subscribe to their SDCC news feed. See below for more info on the panels and the full signing schedule.
Archie Comics: The Hottest Publisher in the Industry
Archie Comics continues to dominate the headlines with celebrity crossovers, fantastical storytelling, and the announcement of a live action Archie movie! Team Archie comes together in San Diego to reveal what surprises (and zombies!) are in store for the future of the iconic teens of Riverdale! The panel includes Archie Comics Publisher/Co-CEO Jon Goldwater, President Mike Pellerito, Executive Director of Editorial Paul Kaminski, cartoonist Dan Parent (Kevin Keller), iVerse Media CEO Michael Murphey, Gogii Games President George Donovan and will be moderated by the writer of the Archie movie Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Afterlife with Archie). Come prepared with questions to find out about Afterlife with Archie, the Archie mobile game, the Archie movie plus learn more about the future of the critically hailed Red Circle superhero comics New Crusaders and The Fox! All in attendance will receive a FREE gift bag worth $100 so don’t miss out!
Saturday 12pm Room 9
Archie Action Hour: Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man
Get ready for action in San Diego! It’s been a huge year for the two most popular video game comic titles as Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man joined together for the first time ever in this year’s biggest crossover event: “Worlds Collide”-and it’s only going to get better! Executive Director of Editorial Paul Kaminski is joined by Archie Comics President Mike Pellerito, writer Ian Flynn (Sonic the Hedgehog) and artists Ryan Jampole (Mega Man), Jon Gray (Sonic the Hedgehog) and Evan Stanley (Sonic the Hedgehog). See exclusive artwork, learn about upcoming story lines, and more. All that plus attendees will power-up with a FREE gift bag chock full of Archie Action Awesomeness! Be there!
Sunday 2pm Room 28DE
Thursday Signing Times:
11am – 12pm: Janice Chiang (Life With Archie)
12pm – 1pm: Jerry Ordway (New Crusaders: Legacy)
1pm – 2pm: Ian Flynn (Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man, New Crusaders)
2pm – 3pm: Dan Parent (Kevin Keller, Archie Meets GLEE)
3:30pm – 4:30pm: Ryan Jampole (Mega Man)
4:30pm – 5pm: Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife With Archie)
Friday Signing Times:
11:30am – 12:30pm: Janice Chiang (Life With Archie)
12:30pm – 1:30pm: Ian Flynn & Ryan Jampole (Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man)
2pm – 2:30pm: Dan Parent (Kevin, Archie Meets GLEE)
2:30pm – 3:30pm: Ian Flynn & Evan Stanley (Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man, New Crusaders)
3:30pm – 4pm: Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife With Archie)
4:30pm – 5:30pm: Scott & David Tipton & Sergio Cariello (New Crusaders)
Saturday Signing Times:
11am – 11:30am: Dan Parent & Rich Koslowski (Archie Meets GLEE, Kevin Keller)
12pm – 1pm: Ian Flynn & Ryan Jampole (Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man)
1:30pm – 2:30pm: Dan Parent & Roberto Aquirre-Sacasa (Archie Meets GLEE)
3pm – 3:30pm: Tania Del Rio (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
4pm – 4:30pm: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Afterlife With Archie)
Sunday Signing Times:
1pm – 2pm: Dan Parent (Kevin Keller, Archie Meets GLEE)
3pm – 4pm: Ian Flynn & Ryan Jampole (Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man)