IDW Debuts as Premier Publisher at WonderCon

Friday, Apr 2nd, 2010

Weekend-long celebration features signings, exclusives, panels and giveawaysWonderCon Logo

San Diego, CA (April 2, 2010) - To celebrate IDW Publishing's new status as a premier publisher with Diamond Comics Distributors, the company is offering a lush variety of convention exclusives and events, beginning with a major announcement today at 6 pm PST. During the IDW: Big and Bigger panel, the company will announce a new relationship with a top-tier entertainment partner, followed by in-booth events all weekend.

And the fun doesn't stop there! WonderCon attendees can expect several convention exclusives previews, including the first chapter of Darwyn Cooke's second Parker novel, The Outfit, plus a signing with award-winning actor Michael Chiklis for his new comic series, Pantheon, co-created by Marc Andreyko.

Below is a full list of IDW's WonderCon events and exclusives:

The Man with the Gateway Face: A Prelude to The Outfit, debut, $2
Pantheon #1, exclusive foil cover, $5
Kill Shakespeare #1, exclusive foil cover, $5
The Last Unicorn #1
, exclusive art cover, $5
G.I. JOE: Hearts & Minds ashcan, debut, $1
Jurassic Park poster, free

Friday, April 2
12.30 - 1.30 pm: Darwyn Cooke
3 - 4 pm: Michael Chiklis and Marc Andreyko
4 - 5 pm: Jimmy Palmiotti
All Weekend: Peter S. Beagle
All Weekend: Max Brooks

Saturday, April 3
1 - 3 pm: Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Col (Kill Shakespeare)
3.30 - 4.30 pm: Darwyn Cooke

Sunday, April 4
1 - 2 pm: Darwyn Cooke

Friday, April 2
7 pm: The Last Unicorn Uncensored, Victoria Theatre, author Q&A at 8 pm, screening at 8.30 pm

Saturday, April 3
7 pm: The Last Unicorn Uncensored, Victoria Theatre, author Q&A at 8 pm, screening at 8.30 pm

Sunday, April 4
6 pm: The Last Unicorn Uncensored, Victoria Theatre, author Q&A at 7 pm, screening at 7.30 pm

Friday, April 2
2.30 - 3.30: Jurassic Park, Room 236/238
3.30 - 4.30: Portfolio Review by Scott Dunbier, Room 214
4.30 - 5.30: One on One: Marc Andreyko and Michael Chiklis, Room 104
5.30 - 6.30: IDW: Big and Bigger, Room 220

Saturday, April 3
11 am - 12 noon: Portfolio Review by Bob Schreck, Room 214
1.30 - 2.30 pm: Spotlight on Peter S. Beagle, Room 236/238
5 - 6 m: Spotlight on Darwyn Cooke, Room 220

Sunday, April 4
2.30 - 3.30 pm: What Would Shakespeare Do?, Room 220

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About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro's The Transformers and G.I. JOE, Paramount's Star Trek; Fox's Angel; the BBC's Doctor Who; and comics and trade collections based on novels by worldwide bestselling author, James Patterson. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints; Yoe Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studios; and is the print publisher for EA Comics and ComicMix.

IDW's original horror series, 30 Days of Night, was launched as a major motion picture in October 2007 by Sony Pictures and was the #1 film in its first week of release. More information about the company can be found at

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