[Comic-Con@Home] Recap: A Look at All the Panels from IDW Publishing

IDW Publishing’s Show-Stopping
Highlights from Comic-Con@Home!

Enjoy the Wrap-Up of Panel Announcements and Eisner Award Winners

REMINDER: Today’s the Last Day to Order IDW’s Convention Exclusives!

By all accounts, the internet-only Comic-Con@Home event has been a resounding success, delivering the thrills and chills of San Diego Comic-Con to fans all over the world! With all that hooplah, even the most devoted IDW fan may have missed a news bite or two! For your enjoyment, IDW Publishing has shared a look back at the insightful panels, award wins, and new project announcements from the event.

First, let’s start with a time-sensitive announcement: IDW’s dedicated web store for Comic-Con Exclusives will close by 5:00pm Pacific Time TODAY, July 27th! That means fans have only hours remaining to pick up rare and collectible variant cover editions of IDW’s latest comic releases, plus autographed Bookplate Edition graphic novels. In fact, many of these hot items have already sold out! To view a list of the which Comic-Con Exclusives are still available (as of this writing), please scroll down… and be sure to visit IDW’s web store at https://sdcc2020.idwpublishing.com/

On Friday night, July 24th, Comic-Con International virtually hosted the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards ceremony. We are proud to announce that Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo) won “Best Letterer”, Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo: Grasscutter Artist Select won “Best Archival Collection/Project — Comic Books”, and They Called Us Enemy won “Best Reality-Based Work.” You can read more about the Eisner results and acceptance statements from the creators by clicking here.

Two major new projects were announced this past week! Marvel Action: Chillers, the spine-tingling new addition to IDW’s Marvel Action line (more info here), will be written by Jeremy Whitley and feature artwork by Ahmara SmithBowen McCurdyGretel Lusky, and Bill Underwood. Also, IDW revealed the full details on the time-traveling crossover series Transformers / Back to the Future by writer Cavan Scott and artist Juan Samu (more info here).

Here’s a look at IDW’s nine wildly
insightful Comic-Con@Home virtual panels!

IDW’S COMIC-CON@HOME PANELS!

IDW Presents: G.I. Joe: Snake Eyes with Rob Liefeld

The legendary Rob Liefeld (New MutantsX-ForceYoungblood) discusses his lifelong love affair with G.I. Joe, and how the beloved Hasbro brand influenced his comics work and various creations (including Deadpool). Plus, get a firsthand account of the creation of IDW’s hot-selling Snake Eyes: Deadgame comic book miniseries!

The Science of Back to the Future

IDW teams up with the renowned scientists of the Fleet Science Center to discuss where the pseudo-science and real (or hypothetical) physics and technologies of Back to the Future collide! Also, join IDW editor-in-chief John Barber for a discussion of the new crossover, Transformers / Back to the Future, with writer Cavan Scott and artist Juan Samu, including news about the time-traveling new Autobot Gigawatt!

IDW Presents: Draw a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle!

Listen to Kevin Eastman (TMNT co-creator) and Sophie Campbell (ongoing series writer/artist) as they reveal startling secrets of upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and TMNT: The Last Ronin comic storylines! Chad Thomas (artist of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) joins Kevin and Sophie to show fans their tips and tricks for illustrating your favorite Turtle in a variety of styles!

IDW Presents: The Mueller Report in 10 Minutes

Cartoonist Shannon Wheeler and journalist Steve Duin help navigate one of the most misrepresented publications of recent history: The Mueller Report! Shannon and Steve recently turned the political tome into a pithy graphic novel (published by IDW, and scheduled for September 2020). Was there collusion or obstruction? Did the Russians interfere in our election?

IDW Presents: Jim Lee’s X-Men Artist’s Edition Spotlight

Superstar Jim Lee (X-MenBatmanWildcats) makes a special appearance to discuss his early days at Marvel, joined by inker Scott Williams to walk you through their decades of collaboration! Scott Dunbier (IDW, Director of Special Projects) and Dirk Wood (IDW, Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing) join these comics luminaries to discuss the latest in the Artist’s Edition line: Jim Lee’s X-Men Artist’s Edition!

IDW Presents: IDW in 2020 and Beyond

IDW’s own Chris Ryall and John Barber dish on all things IDW! Featuring particularly in-depth discussions relating to Locke & Key (with a special focus on the upcoming Locke & Key / The Sandman Universe crossover by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, subtitled Hell & Gone), the continuing line of Star Trek comic books, the eye-opening Redbone graphic novel, and IDW’s educational program in tandem with The Smithsonian Institute.

SYFY Presents: Wynonna Earp

Join showrunner Emily Andras alongside cast members Melanie ScrofanoTim RozonDominique Provost-ChalkleyKatherine Barrell, and Varun Saranga as they talk about the highly anticipated 4th season, show off their best impressions, challenge each other with a round of trivia, and share a sneak peek of the season 4 premiere episode!

Fantagraphics and IDW Present: Classic Comics Reprints

Three of the most prominent editors of archival comics — Dean Mullaney of The Library of American Comics and EuroComics, Pete Maresca of Sunday Press, and Eric Reynolds of Fantagraphics — discuss their dream projects! Go behind-the-scenes and learn what it takes to compile and collect these projects — you’d be amazed at how complicated the process is!

IDW Presents: Imagination & Fun for Kids!

Get the latest in-depth info on My Little Pony / Transformers and watch some of your favorite all-ages artists illustrate in real time! Featuring Sam Maggs (Marvel Action: Captain Marvel), Evan Stanley (Sonic the Hedgehog), Tony Fleecs (My Little PonyStar Wars Adventures), Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), James Kochalka (Johnny Boo), and Adam Tierney (Afraid of Everything)!


TIME’S RUNNING OUT!
LAST DAY FOR IDW CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES

Be sure to visit https://sdcc2020.idwpublishing.com/ to place your order for IDW’s red-hot Comic-Con@Home exclusives, shipping within 5-7 days! The below list represents convention exclusives still available as of this writing. Our web store closes by 5:00pm Pacific Time and quantities are limited… so act now!

Canto Enamel Pin – 2020 Comic-Con@Home Exclusive
Drew Zucker (a)
Approx. 1.5 inches with seven colors • $12.99

Cosmoknights – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Hannah Templer
$19.99

Jem and the Holograms: Dimensions – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Sam Maggs
$15.99

Johnny Boo Book 1: The Best Little Ghost In The World – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by James Kochalka
$9.95

Johnny Boo Book 8: Johnny Boo and the Ice Cream Computer – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by James Kochalka
$9.99

Johnny Boo Book 9: Johnny Boo is King! – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by James Kochalka
$9.99

Johnny Boo Book 10: Johnny Boo and the Midnight Monsters – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by James Kochalka
$9.99

Johnny Boo Meets Dragon Puncher – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by James Kochalka
$9.99

Locke & Key #1 Reprint – Convention Exclusive Variant
Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
FC • 36 pages  • $10.00

Locke & Key Special Edition HC, Volume 1: Welcome to Lovecraft – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Joe Hill
$109.99

Locke & Key Special Edition HC, Volume 2: Head Games – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Joe Hill
$109.99

Locke & Key Special Edition HC, Volume 3: Crown of Shadows – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Joe Hill
$109.99

Locke & Key Master Edition, Vol. 1 – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Joe Hill
$59.99

Locke & Key Master Edition, Vol. 2 Con Variant – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Joe Hill
$59.99

Locke & Key Master Edition, Vol. 3 Con Variant – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Joe Hill
$59.99

Marvel Action: Captain Marvel: Cosmic CAT-tastrophe – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Sam Maggs
$9.99

Red Panda & Moon Bear – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Jarod Rosello
$14.99

Red Panda & Moon Bear Spanish Edition (Panda Roja y Oso Lunar) – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Jarod Rosello
$14.99

Sonic: Tangle & Whisper #1 Reprint – Convention Exclusive Variant
Ian Flynn (w) • Evan Stanley (a & c)
FC • 32 pages • $10.00

Sonic the Hedgehog Annual 2020 – Convention Exclusive Variant
I
an Flynn, Caleb Goellner, Evan Stanley, Sarah Graley, Samantha King (w) • Evan Stanley, Jonathan Gray, Reggie Graham, Priscilla Tramontano, Abby Bulmer, Aaron Hammerstrom, Lamar Wells, Bracardi Curry (a) • Reggie Graham (c)
FC • 48 pages • $15.00

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Road to 100 Deluxe Edition – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Kevin Eastman
$29.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The IDW Collection, Vol. 10 – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Kevin Eastman
$59.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection Volume 1 – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Kevin Eastman
$59.99

Walter Simonson’s Star Wars Artist’s Edition – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Walter Simonson
$135.00

Walter Simonson’s Star Wars Artist’s Edition Con Variant – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Walter Simonson
$135.00

Walter Simonson’s Manhunter & Other Stories Artist’s Edition – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Walter Simonson
$135.00

Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artisan Edition – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Walter Simonson
$59.99

Walter Simonson’s Thor: The Return of Beta Ray Bill Artist’s Edition HC – Signed Bookplate Edition
Signed by Walter Simonson
$135.00


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