Well, it's that time of year again, and I'm headin' south to the San Diego Comic Con. Look for me at:
Christian Comic Arts Society Open Mixer, FRIDAY, JULY 10: 8:30PM – 9:30PM, Room 26AB
Presented by the Christian Comic Arts Society and VeggieTales Super Comics (B&H Kids/Big Idea/Dreamworks), in partnership with Geeky Guys for GOD and Fans for Christ. This is an opportunity for Christian fans and professionals to intermingle, socialize, and network. There will also be an epic quiz contest, with prizes to be awarded to contestants who prove to be the GEEKYEST. Meet professionals including Cory Jones (Illustrator, VeggieTales Super Comics), Dan Lynch (Publisher, B&H Kids/LifeWay Christian Resources), Pastor Frederick Price (Crenshaw Christian Center), Buzz Dixon (G.I. Joe, Serenity Manga), Clint D. Johnson (FaithWalker), Scott A. Shuford (FrontGate Media), and other special guests to be announced.
Spiritual Themes In Comics, SATURDAY, JULY 11: 6:00PM – 7:00PM Room 4
With religion being at the forefront of recent world events, panelists will discuss the influence of spiritual themes in comics and other pop culture media. They will delve into the importance of spirituality to the culture as communicated through comics. Panelists will include Buzz Dixon (G.I. Joe, Serenity Manga), Cory Jones (Illustrator, VeggieTales Super Comics), B Dave Walters (Talk Radio Host “Rise Up”), Luis and Alesha Escobar (Masters of Time), and Travis Hanson (The Bean). Presented in partnership with the Christian Comic Arts Society & VeggieTales Super Comics.
Open Meeting of the Christian Comic Arts Society, SUNDAY, JULY 12: 10:00AM – 11:00AM Room 28DE
Come early prior to the panel for music provided by Geeks4Christ. Representatives from faith based groups will discuss how they share the gospel within their respective sub-cultures. Panelist include Eric Jansen (Foursquare Mission Press), Brendan Prout (Geeks4Christ), Dan Lynch (Publisher, B&H Kids/LifeWay Christian Resources), Clint D. Johnson (Christian Comic Arts Society), Joe Queen (Geeky Guys for GOD), and Steve Weese (Fans for Christ). Presented by the Christian Comic Arts Society and VeggieTales Super Comics, in partnership with Geeky Guys for GOD, Geeks4Christ, and Fans for Christ.
Also, as in years past, CCAS will be featuring book signings and giveaways throughout the weekend at their booth, #P-08.