Tag Archives: comicpalooza

Webtoon Heads to Comicpalooza!

Webtoon

Webtoon is heading to Houston for their first appearance at Comicpalooza which takes place May 10-12. Celebrating their first appearance at Comicpalooza, Webtoon will have a booth near Artist Alley featuring their “Green Room” – a place for creators to gather throughout the day for rest and refreshments, exclusive merchandise, multiple signing sessions, daily giveaways, panels, portfolio reviews, and creator workshops.

Creators attending include 2019 Eisner nominee Mongie (Let’s Play), winner of the 2018 Webtoon Discover Creator Contest Kristina N. (Cape of Spirits), fan-favorite Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate), acclaimed creator Thom Zahlor (Cupid’s Arrows), 2018 WEBTOON Discover Creator Contest finalist Swansgarden (EdithI), Texas native Junepurr (SubZero), popular Discover creator Jjolee (LOST in TRANSLATION), and Webtoon’s own KennyComics!

Comicpalooza 2019 Booth Schedule

Friday

  • 12:00PM       Tote Bag Giveaway
  • 1:00PM         Portfolio Reviews with WEBTOON Staff
  • 2:00PM         Portfolio Reviews with WEBTOON Staff
  • 3:00PM         KennyComics Workshop
  • 4:00PM         Junepurrr (SubZero) & KennyComics Signing
  • 5:00PM         Mongie (Let’s Play) Signing
  • 6:00PM         Kristina N. (Cape of Spirits) & Jewel Suan (Edith) Signing
  • 7:00PM         Blind Bag Giveaway

Saturday

  • 10:00AM      Tote Bag Giveaway, Portfolio Reviews
  • 10:30AM      Junepurrr (SubZero) & KennyComics Signing
  • 11:30AM      Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate, Boo! It’s Sex) & Thom Zahler (Cupid’s Arrows, Warning Label) Signing
  • 1:30PM – 2:30PM Discover More on WEBTOON Discover! Panel – Room #350DE

About: Webtoon Discover is the free and open platform for any creator to publish their digital comics and connect with millions of readers around the globe. Come meet some of the creator community’s independent talent and learn how they started their series, developed their characters, are finding their audience on Webtoon, and monetizing their series!

Host: Jin Kim, Webtoon Discover Creator Care

Talent: jjolee (LOST in TRANSLATION), Junepurrr (SubZero), Leeanne “Mongie” Krecic (Let’s Play), Kristina N. (Winner 2018 Discover Creator Contest; Cape of Spirits), Swansgarden (Finalist 2018 Discover Creator Contest; Edith)

  • 3:00PM – 4:00PM Romance Revolution Panel – Room #350DE

About: When it comes to comics, for the past 30+ years the theme has been Romance IS DEAD, but over the past few years digital comics have led a new renaissance of romance titles. Hear from creators who have been at the forefront of this movement and the how and why this neglected genre has found an audience that vastly out scales traditional capes and tights.

Host: Yooni Kim, Webtoon Head of Social Media

Talent: Monica Gallagher (Assassin Roommate), Thom Zahler (Cupid’s Arrows, Warning Label), Junepurrr (SubZero), Leeanne “Mongie” Krecic (Let’s Play), Swansgarden (Edith)

  • 4:30PM         Kristina N. (Cape of Spirits) & Jewel Suan (Edith) Signing & jjolee (LOST in TRANSLATION) Signing
  • 5:30PM         Mongie (Let’s Play) Signing
  • 6:30PM         Blind Bag Giveaway

Sunday

  • 10:00AM      Tote Bag Giveaway, Portfolio Reviews
  • 11:00 AM     KennyComics Workshop
  • 12:00 PM      Kristina N. (Cape of Spirits) & Jewel Suan (Edith) Signing
  • 1:00 PM        Mongie (Let’s Play) Signing
  • 2:00 PM        Junepurrr (SubZero) & KennyComics Signing
  • 3:00 PM        Portfolio Reviews
  • 4:00 PM        Blind Bag Giveaway

Valiant Heads to Wasatch Comic Con, Comicpalooza, and 3 Rivers Comic Con

Valiant Entertainment has announced the next three stops on its 2019 convention tour: Wasatch Comic Con in Salt Lake City, Utah; Comicpalooza in Houston, Texas; and 3 Rivers Comicon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! At each show, the publisher will bring attendees cool giveaways and an expansive selection of trade paperbacks for sale and much more, including Volume 1 collections that are specially priced at only $9.99!

From Friday, April 26th to Saturday, April 27th, Valiant is partnering with local retailer The Nerd Store at Wasatch Comic Con in the Valley Fair Mall in West Valley, Utah. An exclusive variant for Dan Abnett and Adam Pollina’s new futuristic series Fallen World #1, featuring a cover by Phillip Sevy, will be available for purchase. Sevy will join Valiant Sales and Live Events Manager Julia Walchuk and artist David Baron (for a panel on Friday at 4 pm to talk all things Valiant! Please check at the booth for the panel location.

From Friday, May 10th to Sunday, May 12th, Valiant will team up with the Bedrock City Comic Company at Comicpalooza at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Plus, attendees can join Valiant Vice President of Sales and Marketing Matthew Klein as he hosts “Valiant Comics: A Story for Every Comic Fan!” Please check at the booth for the date, time, and location of the panel.

That same weekend, Saturday, May 11th to Sunday, May 12th, Valiant joins New Dimension Comics at 3 Rivers Comicon at The Waterfront in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Valiant Sales Manager Dani Ward will be on hand to represent the publisher to meet fans and welcome new readers!

Valiant Heads to Houston for Comicpalooza with Programming, Panels, and More!

From Friday, May 12th through Sunday, May 14th, Valiant‘s non-stop convention road show is coming to Houston, TX for Comicpalooza – and we’re bringing along a boatload of merchandise, programming, and panels to celebrate!

All weekend long, join Valiant inside Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center at Publisher’s Pavilion booth #25 to experience the superhero universe that’s taking the comics industry by storm with a selection of paperbacks and deluxe hardcovers for critically acclaimed and award-winning titles!

Then: Comicpalooza enters the stratosphere as Valiant joins forces with Texas’ own Space Cadets Collection Collection for the Faith #10 Space Cadets Collection Variant, featuring a cosplay photo cover by MDR Foto Art with model Korrine Walker! The FIRST ISSUE of “The Faithless” takes flight here in a sinister new jumping-on point as acclaimed writer Jody Houser and stratospheric artists Joe Eisma and Marguerite Sauvage send Valiant’s high-flying hero headlong into a deadly gauntlet against unstoppable adversaries hellbent on wreaking revenge and ruin! Exclusive available only at the Space Cadets Collection Collection booth #2711 [$10]. And don’t miss your chance to have Korrine Walker sign your copy at the Space Cadets Collection Collection booth on Saturday, May 13th!

Plus: Be sure to visit the phenomenal Valiant talent that’s storming into Comicpalooza all weekend long, including colorist David Baron!

Then: Blast off from Houston and into the Valiant Universe on Saturday, May 13th at 1:30 p.m. CT with the Valiant 101: The Story Starts Here panel presentation! New to the Valiant Universe? Jump on board right here with a concise and fun-filled introduction to the origins and adventures of Valiant’s greatest and most iconic heroes! Look no further than this panel to find out where to start!

Finally: See the action-packed future that lies ahead for your favorite superheroes on Sunday, May 14th at 1:30 p.m. CT with the Valiant: The Road to Harbinger Wars 2 panel presentation! The road to Valiant’s biggest, most ambitious and impactful comic book event of all time starts right here! Jump on board to find out what the future holds for HARBINGER RENEGADE, X-O MANOWAR, BLOODSHOT, FAITH, DIVINITY, NINJAK, and the rest of Valiant’s most powerful heroes… and how the coming of HARBINGER WARS 2 will soon be felt across the entire Valiant Universe!