[Convention] SDCC: Lion Forge Announces Signings & Programming for Comic Con International: San Diego 2019

#SDCC: LION FORGE ANNOUNCES
PROGRAMMING, EXCLUSIVES, AND MORE
AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL

The St. Louis Publisher of “Comics for Everyone”
Reveals Something for Everyone at SDCC 2019

Just under two weeks ahead of the opening of the exhibit hall at Comic Con International: San Diego 2019, Lion Forge Comics reveals a full slate of signings, giveaways, and programming at this year’s convention.

Fans will get multiple chances to meet some of their favorite creators throughout the show, with days and times outlined below:

Thursday, July 18

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Gene Ha (Mae)
12:30–1:30 p.m.: Norm Harper (Haphaven)
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.: Gail Simone (Catalyst Prime: Seven Days)
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.: Rolled & Told Group Signing
5:00–6:00 p.m.: Michael Uslan & Andrew Pepoy (Dinosaucers)


Friday, July 19

10:00–11:00 a.m.: Ezra Claytan Daniels (Upgrade Soul)
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Wendy Xu (Mooncakes)
1:00–2:00 p.m.: Gail Simone (Catalyst Prime: Seven Days)
2:30–3:30 p.m.: Maia Kobabe (Gender Queer: A Memoir)
4:00–5:00 p.m.: Samuel Sattin (GLINTBezkamp)


Saturday, July 20

10:00–11:00 a.m.: Ben Fisher, Michelle Nguyen, and Emily Whitten (The Underfoot)
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Gail Simone (Catalyst Prime: Seven Days)
1:00–2:00 p.m.: Maia Kobabe (Gender Queer: A Memoir)
2:30–3:30 p.m.: Rolled & Told Group Signing
4:30–5:30 p.m.: Ezra Claytan Daniels (Upgrade Soul)


Sunday, July 21

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.: Ben Fisher, Michelle Nguyen, and Emily Whitten (The Underfoot)


The d20 Dames Present:
Building Inclusive Gaming Adventures for All
Thursday, 7/18/19, 7:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., Room: 32AB

Are you ready to move past the pre-gen table top adventures and build a nightmare landscape (or delicious pie-scape) for your friends? We’re here to help! Build an Adventure with live-play D&D podcast, d20 DamesJen Vaughn + Kat Kruger plus some mysterious guest NPCs! We’ve written a little bit of everything from D&D adventures to YA novels to comic series. We’ll cover some of the basics on what makes a great RPG/D&D campaign in addition to highlighting some of our favorites from this past year.


Shirley Special Events Suite @ The 
San Diego
Public Library, 
330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

Comics and History in Comics
Friday, 7/19/19, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.

Combining text and image can make complex or abstract subject matter more appealing, winning over even the most reluctant reader. Learn how graphic novels can be used to supplement lessons in STEM and history, and bring awareness to underrepresented and marginalized perspectives.  Panelists include: Jim Ottaviani (Hawking), MK Reed (Science Comics: Wild Weather), Ben FisherMichelle Nguyen and Emily S. Whitten (The Underfoot: The Mighty Deep). Moderated by Tracy Edmunds (Educational Consultant and Curriculum Specialist) Sponsored by CBC Graphic Novel Committee.


A Life Illustrated: Memoirs in Comics
Friday, 7/19/19, 5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m., Room: 8

Spring saw the release of both Genderqueer: A Memoir from Maia Kobabe (who uses pronouns e, em, eir); a moving work of graphic nonfiction detailing eir coming of age and coming out as non-binary, and the first collection of the beloved webcomic, Our Super Adventure from Sarah Graley (Rick and Morty, Kim Reaper) and Stef Purenins; documenting all the weird little everyday flashes of shared absurdity that make up relationships. Join us for a discussion on how and why the comic book medium provides the perfect format for telling the life stories of the people behind them.


We look forward to seeing you at
Comic-Con International 2019!

Publisher – Lion Forge Comics

Lion Forge strives to publish comics for everyone to enjoy, regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, or cultural background. The original graphic novel Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven was nominated for three Glyph Awards, as well as the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity, and Lighter Than My Shadow was voted the 2017 Graphic Novel of the Year by Amazon. In 2018, the Dwayne McDuffie Award-winning Upgrade Soul was selected as one of the year’s best books by Publisher’s Weekly. Lion Forge Comics includes the Roar imprint for young adults, the Caracal imprint for middle-grade aged children, the CubHouse imprint for early readers, and the Quillion imprint, bringing together comics and tabletop gaming. It is also home to the Magnetic Collection of premium and critically acclaimed comics and graphic novels, boasting multiple Eisner Award nominees. Across multiple imprints and formats that include licensed properties like DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender, original works from top independent creators, and the original and all-inclusive Catalyst Prime superhero universe, Lion Forge publishes something for every level of comic book fan, young and old.

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