SDCC 2020: Dark Horse Comics Announces NEW Convention Exclusives and Panels

DARK HORSE COMICS PANELS

Join Dark Horse online for panels featuring some world-renowned creators! Find more panels featuring Dark Horse creators and to learn more about how to watch.

THURSDAY, JULY 23
2:00 PM PT

Draw Along With Dark Horse
Panelists: Gabriel Bá, Naomi Franquiz, Tyler Crook, Mike Deodato

Dark Horse Comics invites you to join Gabriel Bá (The Umbrella Academy), Naomi Franquiz (Tales From Harrow County: Death’s Choir), Tyler Crook (Colonel Weird: Cosmagog), and Mike Deodato (Berserker Unbound) as they discuss breaking into comics, visual storytelling, and the process of illustrating comics. They even draw each others iconic Dark Horse characters!

FRIDAY, JULY 241:00 PM PT

Water, Earth, Fire Air: Continuing the Avatar Legacy
Panelists: Michael DiMartino, Faith Erin Hicks, F.C. Yee and Gene Luen Yang

Dark Horse Comics, Abrams Books and Nickelodeon are thrilled to treat fans to a panel worthy of the Avatar! Gain insight on the past, present and future of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra with creators and writers, Michael DiMartinoFaith Erin HicksF.C. Yee, and Gene Luen Yang for a 15th-anniversary exploration of the beloved world. 

SATURDAY, JULY 25
12:00 PM PT

Dark Horse All-Stars
Panelists: Gerard Way, Nnedi Okorafor, Matt Kindt

Join three of the industry’s best creators including Gerard Way, co-creator of The Umbrella AcademyNnedi Okorafor, co-creator of LaGuardia; and Matt Kindt, co-creator of BANG! for a roundtable discussion about characters, the writing process, and the joys of creating.


NEW CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES DEBUTING 2020

2020 is an unprecedented year, and while we’re all coming together from home, Dark Horse comics is thrilled to offer fans the chance to get 2020 convention exclusives through Dark Horse Direct. All convention exclusives are available for purchase now!

BANG! #1 Convention Exclusive Sketch Cover (Matt Kindt)

$40.00 eachLimited quantity of 500
Limit of 1 per personA best-of-the-best secret agent with memories he couldn’t possibly possess, a mystery writer in her 60s who spends her retirement solving crimes, a man of action with mysterious drugs that keep him ahead of a constant string of targeted disasters, a seemingly omnipotent terrorist organization that might be behind it all . . .

And they’re all connected to one man: a science-fiction author with more information than seems possible, whose books may hold the key to either saving reality or destroying it.

* A mind-bending story that ties in with past Kindt works (Revolver).

Action, mystery, and altered reality! Individual, one of a kind, sketched covers by Matt Kindt! No two copies will be the same!

** Cover selection is randomized upon order placement. Sketch will not match the image displayed. Sketches may include line art, stamp work, artistic damaging, etc. This item is NOT eligible for return or exchange.

BANG! #1 Convention Exclusive Sketch Cover (Matt Kindt)

X-Ray Robot #1 Convention Exclusive Variant (Christian Ward)

$10.00 eachLimited quantity of 1000
Limit of 5 per personMax is a family man seeking a more interesting life. While conducting a new experiment at work, the fabric of his reality is torn before his eyes, and a robotic figure appears, claiming to be his 277-year-old self. The robot is able to ”X-Ray” multiple dimensions and battles a nihilistic entity from another dimension who wants to take all life to its ”Pre-Big Bang” status. Max and the robot embark on an interdimensional roadtrip through past and future to take down the ”Nihilist” and save the universe!

* Mike Allred’s new bizarre superhero character X-Ray Robot!

”One of the best cartoonists in all of comics has done it again! X-Ray Robot is another Allred homerun!!” -Brian Michael Bendis

”Michael Allred kicks so much ass I can barely stand it. X-Ray Robot is the work of a master!” -Rob Thomas, creator of Veronica Mars

Exclusive cover art by Christian Ward! This stunning artwork plays homage to the Seattle grown grunge phenomena, Nirvana.

X-Ray Robot #1 Convention Exclusive Variant (Christian Ward)

Machine Gun Wizards Convention Exclusive Book Plate (Christian Ward)

$10.00 eachLimited quantity of 200
Limit of 5 per person

An adhesive bookplate with exclusive art by Christian Ward to apply to your copy of Machine Gun Wizards.
Eliot Ness and his team of Untouchables work overtime taking on dangerous criminals that hide in the seedy underbelly of 1930s Chicago. Except in this world, Al Capone isn’t dealing in alcohol, but in magic. With Lick, a drug that grants magical powers to anyone who ingests it, mobsters become wizards, ordinary men become monsters, and darker secrets than Ness can imagine lie at the heart of it all.

Collects the four-issue miniseries and features a sketchbook section and pinups by Declan Shalvey, Ian Bertram, Tula Lotay, and more.

Machine Gun Wizards Convention Exclusive Book Plate (Christian Ward)