Dynamite Entertainment is bringing Red Rising author Pierce Brown and electropop singer Lights to the San Diego Comic Con. The New Jersey based publisher is having two panels while at the convention which will also include Amy Chu, Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo, Simon Spurrier, Bejamin Percy, and Andy Mangles. The first panel is Thursday and focuses on creating stories for licensed properties while the Friday panel focuses on bringing creative vision to the comic page.
The dates, times, locations, and focus of Dynamite's two panels are summarized below:
DARE TO BE DYNAMITE: LICENSING ADVENTURE
Thursday, 7/20/17, 5:30pm – 6:30pm – Location: Room 8
For over a decade, Dynamite Entertainment has brought the best in movies, television, and gaming to comics. Today, Publisher Nick Barrucci takes the stage alongside an all-star cast of writers and artists to discuss the past, present, and future of licensed comics and graphic novels from Dynamite. A few of the titles to be discussed include James Bond, The Shadow, Red Sonja, and more! Moderated by Dynamite Publicist Jeremy Atkins, with exclusive announcements to be made, this is one panel you won't want to miss!
Panel guests include:
Amy Chu (Writer of Red Sonja)
Marguerite Bennett & Christina Trujillo (Co-Writers of Sheena)
Simon Spurrier (Writer of The Shadow)
Benjamin Percy (Writer of James Bond)
Andy Mangels (Wonder Woman '77 Meets Bionic Woman)
DARE TO BE DYNAMITE: CREATIVE VISION
Friday, 7/21/17, 1:00pm – 2:00pm – Location: Room 4
Dynamite Entertainment is home to the most exciting and unique titles, written and illustrated by diverse creatives from both within and outside of the comics industry. Gold-certified and Juno Award-winning electropop singer LIGHTS and best-selling author Pierce Brown will join other top-tier talent from the New Jersey-based publisher for a lively discussion on bringing their unique perspectives to the printed page. The panel will be moderated by longtime journalist Ryan J. Downey, who has contributed to MTV News, Billboard, MSNBC, and Hollywood Reporter, and hosts the PopCurse podcast.
Panel guests include:
LIGHTS (Singer and Writer/Artist of Skin & Earth)
Pierce Brown (Novelist and Writer of Red Rising: Sons of Ares)
"Our guests for the San Diego panels are phenomenal — passionate creators who bring so much spirit to their projects and are eager to share their enthusiasm with the fans," says Nick Barrucci, CEO and Publisher of Dynamite. "From conception to final release, the business of making comics is such an involved process, and it's really the energy of both fans and creators that drive the process from start to finish. That's one of the best things about San Diego Comic-Con — it's an opportunity to bring together those that inspire our projects on both sides of the spectrum."
Dynamite wishes all attending fans, retailers, and partners an enjoyable San Diego Comic-Con 2016, and hopes to see you all at the show!