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Star Trek: Prodigy Debuts at Comic-Con@Home

Paramount+ debuted the official teaser trailer for the all-new animated kids’ series Star Trek: Prodigy. The teaser trailer was introduced by executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman during the series’ Comic-Con@Home virtual panel and featured a first look at the Star Trek: Prodigy starship.

Produced by the Nickelodeon Animation Studio and CBS Studios’ Eye Animation Productions, Star Trek: Prodigy will premiere on Paramount+ in the U.S. this Fall.

The Star Trek: Prodigy virtual panel was part of the overall “Star Trek” Universe panel, which kicked off Paramount+’s Comic-Con@Home “Peak” Animation programming block, showcasing the service’s upcoming animated series. The “Star Trek” Universe panel also included season two of Star Trek: Lower Decks.

Moderated by Jerry O’Connell (STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS), the Star Trek: Prodigy panel featured a conversation with voice cast members Kate Mulgrew (“Hologram Janeway”), Brett Gray (“Dal”), Ella Purnell (“Gwyn”), Angus Imrie (“Zero”), Rylee Alazraqui (“Rok-Tahk”), Dee Bradley Baker (“Murf”) and Jason Mantzoukas (“Jankom Pog”) alongside executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman and director/co-executive producer Ben Hibon.

SDCC 2021: Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 2 Gets a New Trailer

Paramount+ has released the official trailer for season two of its hit original half-hour animated comedy series, Star Trek: Lower Decks. The official trailer was revealed during the series’ Comic-Con@Home virtual panel.

The Star Trek: Lower Decks season two virtual panel was part of the overall “Star Trek” Universe panel, which kicked off Paramount+’s Comic-Con@Home “Peak” Animation programming block, showcasing the service’s upcoming animated series. The “Star Trek” Universe panel also included Star Trek: Prodigy.

Moderated by Jerry O’Connell (“Commander Jack Ransom”), the Star Trek: Lower Decks panel featured a conversation with voice cast members Tawny Newsome (“Ensign Mariner”), Jack Quaid (“Ensign Boimler”) and Eugene Cordero (“Ensign Rutherford”), as well as series creator, showrunner and executive producer, Mike McMahan, and a special greeting from Noël Wells (“Ensign Tendi”).

Developed by Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty,” “Solar Opposites”), season two of Star Trek: Lower Decks is bigger, funnier and Star Trekkier than ever before. Fans can expect strange new (and familiar) aliens to challenge the crews of the U.S.S. Cerritos and the U.S.S. Titan. For Mariner, Tendi, Rutherford and Boimler, the animated adventure is just beginning.

In addition to the Lower Deckers, the Starfleet characters that comprise the U.S.S. Cerritos’ bridge crew include Captain Carol Freeman, voiced by Dawnn Lewis, Commander Jack Ransom, voiced by Jerry O’Connell, and Doctor T’Ana, voiced by Gillian Vigman.

Red 5 Comics Reveals Exclusive Variants for the Box, Verge, and Download for Comic-Con@Home

Red 5 Comics will offer a selection of Comi-Con@Home exclusives during the weekend of Comic-Con at home, available through its Comic-Con virtual exhibitor space or Red5Comics.com. Limited to 100 copies apiece, Red 5 Comics will offer Comic-Con only covers of its new series The Box #1, Verge #1, and Download #1.  These covers will only be available during the Comic-Con weekend.

Red 5 Comics SDCC Variants

Source Point Press Goes Behind the Veil at Comic-Con@Home

Source Point Press is bringing the mystery to you in the Comic-Con@Home PanelBehind the Veil: The Winchester Mystery House Comic Book Series.” Writer Joshua Werner (Rampant, co-founder of Source Point Press) and artist Dustin Irvin (The Seance Room) discuss the behind-the-scenes creation of the upcoming Source Point Press comic book series, “The Winchester Mystery House” on Saturday, Jul. 24 at 10 a.m.

Introduced by Walter Magnuson, general manager of the Winchester Mystery House, this panel explores the thrills and struggles behind crafting a horror story based on one of the most haunted houses in the world and the incredible life of its mysterious owner.

The Winchester Mystery House is a landmark mansion in San Jose, CA which was once the personal residence of Sarah Lockwood Pardee Winchester, the widow of William Wirt Winchester and heiress to a large portion of the Winchester Repeating Arms fortune. After losing her husband and child, Sarah left their home in New Haven, CT and moved out west to San Jose, where she bought an eight-room farmhouse and began what could only be described as the world’s longest home renovation. From 1886 to 1922 construction seemingly never ceased as the original eight-room farmhouse grew into the world’s most unusual and sprawling mansion.

In the upcoming comic series from Source Point Press, the Winchester Mystery House is much more than an architectural wonder. Readers are invited to step inside and hear the house’s whispers. Inspired by true events, this masterfully crafted horror tale written by Joshua Werner and beautifully illustrated by Dustin Irvin takes you into the non-stop construction of “The house that spirits built” and its brilliant and mysterious owner, Sarah Winchester.

The Winchester Mystery House will be available in comic shops and online at sourcepointpress.com on Wednesday, Oct. 27 2021.

Diamond Select Toys Reveals New San Diego Exclusives

That magical time of year is upon us, and Diamond Select Toys has three final San Diego exclusives to announce, all under the Gentle Giant Ltd. banner! One new animated-style statue from Marvel Comics, one new Jumbo figure from Star Wars, and the traditional Star Wars “Concept” mini-bust are all now up for pre-ordering exclusively on gentlegiantltd.com, so read on for details then head over there to place your order!

San Diego Exclusive Marvel Animated Style Doctor Doom (White Outfit) Statue

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! Doctor Doom has never been more powerful… or adorable! As the savior of the tattered remnants of multiple realities, Victor Von Doom became the God Emperor of Battleworld, and ruled with an iron and all-powerful fist. Now, he’s a cute 5-inch statue, based on Skottie Young artwork, but wearing that storyline’s distinctive white outfit! Limited to only 250 pieces, each statue comes packaged with a numbered certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Sculpted by Paul Harding!

SRP: $50.00

San Diego Exclusive Marvel Animated Style Doctor Doom (White Outfit) Statue

San Diego Exclusive Star Wars The Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary Boba Fett Jumbo Figure

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! Silver foil accents adorn a classic Return of the Jedi blister card commemorating the upcoming 40th Anniversary of one of the greatest sequels of all time. Packaged in a re-sealable clam-shell blister our limited edition Boba Fett has a newly updated glossy sheen that more closely resembles the luster of its original 3 ¾” counterpart. Recreated from authentic Kenner figures and 3D scanned geometry, this 12” scaled Boba Fett retro-collectible features a blaster and a firing rocket. Just like it was when you were a kid… only bigger!

SRP: $80

San Diego Exclusive Star Wars The Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary Boba Fett Jumbo Figure

San Diego Exclusive Star Wars Darth Maul Concept 1/6 Scale Bust

A Gentle Giant Ltd. release! Before there was Darth Maul, there was the idea of Darth Maul, and this bust is based on that amazing idea! Inspired by Iain McCaig’s concept sketches of the famous Sith Lord, this 1/6 scale Bust shows Maul in his high-collared outfit, and stands approximately 7 inches tall. Limited to only 750 pieces, it comes packaged with a limited-edition certificate of authenticity in a full-color box. Sculpted by Rocco Tartamella.

SRP: $120

San Diego Exclusive Star Wars Darth Maul Concept 1/6 Scale Bust

Coming to Comic-Con@Home… The Hermes Press Frank Thorne Memorial Panel

Come and celebrate the life and art of one of the Silver and Bronze Age’s finest artists who was one of the primary advocates of erotic comic book storytelling: Frank Thorne. The panel, moderated by publisher Daniel Herman (Silver Age the Second Generation of Comic Book Artists), will feature Brian Peck (Frank Thorne’s Ghita an Erotic Treasury, Volumes 1 and 2), who will talk about Thorne’s work as well as his wit and humor; Howard Davis (Frank Thorne’s Battling Beauties) who will reminisce about his over fifty-year relationship with Thorne; Gary Groth (president, Fantagraphics) who will talk about Thorne’s career from his perspective of having published numerous stories by the artist as well as having conducted an extensive interview with him in The Comics Journal; and Zaddick Longenbach (Thorne’s art dealer) who will speak about his many years representing the artist’s work. The panel will feature a brief video biography created exclusively for the panel featuring numerous examples of original artwork.

Start time: Jul 23, 2021 5:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

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Comic-Con@Home Presents Native Americans in Pop Culture featuring Taboo

Comic-Con@Home will feature the panel, Native Americans in Pop Culture with special guest Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas and writer of Marvel Comics’ Werewolf by Night, moderated by international comic book historian Jessica Tseang.

Entering its second year, Comic-Con@Home provides a virtual experience for everyone to enjoy from the comfort of their own Fortress of Solitude, Batcave, or favorite spot on the couch.

On Friday, July 23, 2021, starting at 12:00 pm noon, this virtual panel will be available and free to all viewers. Click here to access the panel or click this link.

Much can be said about the importance of Native American representation across all forms of entertainment. As a member of the Shoshone tribe, Taboo shares how the industry has changed, what is being done right, and the future for Native Americans in Hollywood.

For those interested in incorporating the representation of Native Americans in projects, this panel provides invaluable information.


Legendary Comics San Diego Comic-Con@Home Virtual Panel This Weekend

The Legendary Comics team—Robert Napton (SVP), Nikita Kannekanti (Senior Editor), and Jann Jones (Director)—discuss their exciting upcoming projects. They are joined by the creative teams of Head Wounds: Sparrow, as well as the teams behind the original YA graphic novels—The Heart Hunter, Lupina: Volume 1, and Championess. Fans will be treated to first looks, new trailers, and special guests.

  • HEAD WOUNDS: SPARROW (Fall 2021): Leo Guidry is a bad person and an even worse cop. When he suffers a psychic head wound, his life on the edge slips into spiritual warfare. In a landscape of angels, devils, and everything in between, can a person utterly devoid of empathy find a way to overcome the forces of darkness that have infiltrated his reality? This is the world of Head Wounds: Sparrow. The new original supernatural noir graphic novel—from creator Bob Johnson, with story by John Alvey, and developed by actor Oscar Isaac and Jason Spire—is written by New York Times’ best-selling writer Brian Buccellato and features art by Christian Ward. Panel guests: Bob Johnson, John Alvey, Christian Ward, Brian Buccellato and Jason Spire.
  • THE HEART HUNTER(August 3, 2021): set on the cursed island of Envecor, where everyone is doomed to wear their heart outside their body and are immortal—unable to die, to change, to have children—until they find their soul mate. Paired soul mates are then turned mortal, freed from the curse, and able to leave. But all fairy tales have a dark side: those who don’t want to lose their immortality pay “Heart Hunters” to find their soul mates and kill them so they may remain immortal. Psyche, a Heart Hunter, is hired by the king to kill his soulmate. As she sets out on her quest, she begins her own journey of mending her broken heart and learning to trust again. The Heart Hunter is an upcoming title from the newly announced Legendary Comics YA imprint. Panel guests: writer Mickey George and artist V. Gagnon.
  • LUPINA (September 14, 2021): a six-part captivating saga about a young girl on a journey of revenge with her wolf companion. In the coastal town of Kote, recently brought under the yoke of the Addalian Empire, four-year-old Lupa spends her days getting bullied by her older sister and hiding behind her mother’s skirts. But when tragedy strikes, Lupa finds herself alone in a new world… alone until she’s found by the she-wolf, Coras, and sets off on a journey of discovery… and revenge. Lupina is an upcoming title from the newly announced Legendary Comics YA imprint. Panel guests: Eisner Award-nominated writer James F. Wright, artist Li Buszka and colorist Bex Glendining.
  • CHAMPIONESS(on sale now): inspired by the life of Elizabeth Wilkinson, a female bare-knuckle boxer in 18th century London. Elizabeth and her sister Tess struggle to make ends meet and cover Tess’s debts. While Elizabeth works odd jobs at the local newspaper, the only way she knows how to make enough money to help them survive is her true passion, bareknuckle boxing. With Tess’s support, Elizabeth trains at the boxing facility of one of the most famous retired boxers and the only real fight promoter of any notoriety, James Figg. As Elizabeth trains with Figg and James Stokes, she confronts her personal demons of what destroyed her family and comes to terms with being the first half-Indian female boxer in a white male world. Championess was the first title released under the Legendary Comics YA imprint. Panel guests: writers Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas, and artist Amanda Perez Puentes.

WHEN: Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 2:00pm PT

WHERE: Virtually. The panel will become available for fans to view at https://youtu.be/RoR6AxAsGVc starting on Saturday, July 24 at 2pm PT.

Red 5 Comics Hosts the Independent Comics Panel on Friday, June 23 at Comic-Con@Home 2021

Join Red 5 Comics again this year at hosts a panel of the heaviest hitters in the independent comics scene giving you a first look at their new titles coming out this year.

What’s New in Independent Comics – Christina Harrington (managing editor, Aftershock Comics), James Haick (president, Scout Comics), Joshua Starnes (publisher, Red 5 Comics), and Travis McIntire (CEO, Source Point Press) discuss how independent comics publishers have been affected by the pandemic related changes to the comics industry and showcase their fantastic new books coming out this year.

Start time: Jul 23, 2021 2:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
End time: Jul 23, 2021 3:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

The panel will be available at https://youtu.be/RIegdNkqsmc.

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eigoMANGA’s Comic-Con@Home Panel Will Feature NBA Star, De’Aaron Fox

eigoMANGA has announced a virtual panel for Comic-Con International‘s Comic-Con@Home which features NBA point guard for the Sacramento Kings, De’Aaron Fox. Comic-Con@Home is an online event that will combine aspects of the convention experience with the comforts of home. eigoMANGA’s panel with De’Aaron Fox will stream on Comic-Con International’s official website and YouTube channel scheduled on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 1:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada).

eigoMANGA will also host a virtual booth through Comic-Con@Home’s official website, where fans will be able to access information on upcoming releases, announcements, and purchase exclusive merchandise.

eigoMANGA’s Publisher, Austin Osueke moderates a panel with De’Aaron Fox along with his agent, Chris Gaston, and writer Natashia McGough Clarke (EdD). Together they discuss Fox’s fandom for anime, manga, and how it intertwines with his basketball career. Pro basketball manager turned comic writer, Andy Ikeakor also discusses the fundamentals of writing comic books centered around sports. This panel will also discuss De’Aaron Fox’s upcoming manga-influenced comic book produced and published by eigoMANGA called Swipa The Fox.

The Swipa The Fox comic book is about De’Aaron Fox accidentally venturing into a basketball video game while his video game counterpart causes havoc in the real world. De’Aaron has to harness all of his world-class basketball skills to play his way out of the digital game and return to reality.

The Comic-Con@Home panel with De’Aaron Fox is called “NBA Players Are Anime Fans Too” and the video stream will premiere on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada).

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