COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014:

“Take Comics Further” with ComiXology
July 23rd  - 27th
Booth #2547

Come celebrate with comiXology at Comic-Con International as they give away $10,000 worth of $5 Amazon Appstore credits toward comiXology content, host 8 panels where they will not only make and break news but also giveaway a handful of Kindle Fire HD and HDX devices, put a new graphic novel on sale every day for 45 cents, have art card signings at their booth all show long and even have an appearance by author George R.R. Martin!

Also, come by the booth to #comicbookurself in to a comic book panel!

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July 21st, 2014 – San Diego, CA. / New York, NY. – Join comiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform, at this year’s Comic-Con International (Booth #2547) for giveaways, sales, signings and more at their booth, panels and at comiXology.com from July 23rd to July 27th at the San Diego Convention Center!

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At their booth during Comic-Con International, comiXology will be handing out $10,000 worth of $5 Amazon Appstore credits that can be used toward comiXology content, while supplies last.

Once you’ve come by and picked up your credits, fans will be able to go to the side of the comiXology booth and take a picture of themselves in a comic book panel! A selection of word balloons will be available to choose from so all attendees can #comicbookurself and share the moment on their favorite social media channels.

During every one of the eight panels that comiXology is hosting at Comic-Con International this year, Kindle Fire HD and HDX devices will be given out to lucky attendees.

Fans attending the 45th year of Comic-Con International, and even all those that are not able to attend, can all celebrate together as comiXology will be offering a different graphic novel for sale each day of the show for 45 cents for that day only, here at http://comixology.tumblr.com/cci45.

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ComiXology has also produced in conjunction with IDW Publishing, Fantagraphics Books, BOOM! Studios, Oni Press, MonkeyBrain Comics and Scholastic a series of exclusive art cards limited to only 100 to be given out at signings throughout the show. These super rare giveaways will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis during each signing.

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These limited edition art cards will be signed and handed out free during appearances at the comiXology booth by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez (Love and Rockets), Christopher Sebela and Ibrahim Moustafa (High Crimes), Ted Naifeh and Joëlle Jones (Princess Ugg), Coleman Engle and Jeremy Sorese (Steven Universe), John Barber and Tom Scioli (Transformers vs G.I. Joe), Ray Fawkes (The People Inside), Royden Lepp (Rust) and Kazu Kibuishi (Amulet).

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On Sunday at 12:30pm, author George R.R. Martin will be making a special appearance at the comiXology booth to promote and sign copies of The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel and The Sworn Sword: The Graphic Novel published by Jet City Comics. There will be 200 copies of The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel available for free, first-come, first-serve. Signing will be limited to these two titles.

And if that wasn’t enough, check out comiXology as they represent as part of the Amazon Geek Boutique at the Petco Park Interactive Zone. Open to the general public, the Amazon Geek Boutique will feature a 9 foot tall Transformer and giveaways hosted by Amazon Locker.

Here’s a list of all the panels, signings, events and happenings comiXology is participating in this year at Comic-Con International ’14.

Wednesday, July 23 - Sunday July 27

Check http://comixology.tumblr.com/cci45 each day for a different graphic novel on sale at 45 cents for that day only.
 

Thursday, July 24

1:00pm - 2:00pm — Steven Universe’s Coleman Engle and Jeremy Sorese Signing Limited Edition Steven Universe Art Card: Art Card limited to 100 copies, first-come, first-serve. ComiXology booth #2547.

2:30pm - 3:30pm — ComiXology: Ask Me Anything, Room: 8

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO), John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder & Director of ComiXology Submit).

Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology).

4:00pm - 5:00pm — Princess Ugg’s Ted Naifeh and Joëlle Jones Signing Limited Edition Princess Ugg Art Card: Art Card limited to 100 copies, first-come, first-serve. ComiXology booth #2547.

6:30pm - 7:30pm — Indie Comics Marketing & PR 101, Room: 8

Speakers: Jacq Cohen (Fantagraphics Books Director of Publicity & Promotions), Jen Vaughn (Fantagraphics Books Marketing and Outreach Manager), Mel Caylo (BOOM! Studios Marketing Manager), Christine Dinh(BOOM! Studios Brand Communications Manager).

Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology).

7:00pm - 9:00pm — ComiXology Sponsors Comics Creator Connection, Room: 29B. Please note that space is limited and if you do not pre-register a seat may not be available. See more at: http://www.comic-con.org/cci/creator-connection

8:00pm – 11:00pm — ComiXology Co-Sponsors the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Comic-Con Welcome Party, The WestGate Hotel 1055, Second Avenue San Diego, CA 92101

Friday, July 25

9:30am - 10:30am — Rust’s Royden Lepp Signing Limited Edition Rust Art Card: Art Card limited to 100 copies, first-come, first-serve. ComiXology booth #2547.

11:00am - 12:00noon — Love and Rockets’ Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez Signing Limited Edition Love and Rockets Art Card: Art Card limited to 100 copies, first-come, first-serve. ComiXology booth #2547.

2:30pm - 3:30pm — Secret Origins: How the Industry’s Best and Brightest Began, Room: 8

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO), Mike Marts (Marvel Comics X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy franchise Exec. Editor), Shannon Watters (Lumberjanes co-creator & BOOM! Studios/Boom! Box editor), Marc Bernardin (writer of Genius from Top Cow/Alphas on SyFy/Hollywood Reporter), Frank J. Barbiere (Co-creator of Five Ghosts from Image, writer on Solar: Man of the Atom from Dynamite Entertainment).

Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology)

4:00pm - 5:00pm — High Crimes Christopher Sebela and Ibrahim Moustafa Signing Limited Edition High Crimes Art Card: Art Card limited to 100 copies, first-come, first-serve. ComiXology booth #2547.

6:00pm - 7:00pm — Comic Book Entrepreneurs: The Business of Comics, Room: 9

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO), Noelle Stevenson (Nimona & writer on Lumberjanes), Mike Richardson (Dark Horse Comics President and founder), Dinesh Shamdasani (Valiant Entertainment CEO & Chief Creative Officer).

Moderator: JK Parkin (Comic Book Resources & Robot 6).

8:00pm – 10:30pm — ComiXology co-sponsors the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

Saturday, July 26

11:00am – 12:00 noon —Amulet’s Kazu KibuishiSigning Limited Edition Amulet Art Card: Art Card limited to 100 copies, first-come, first-serve. ComiXology booth #2547.

1:00pm - 2:00pm — Transformers vs. G.I. Joe’s John Barber and Tom Scioli Signing Limited Edition Transformers vs. G.I. Joe Art Card: Art Card limited to 100 copies, first-come, first-served. ComiXology booth #2547.

3:00pm - 4:00pm — ComiXology Submit: The Future of Self-Publishing, Room: 23ABC

Speakers: John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder & Director of ComiXology Submit), Becky Cloonan (creator Demeter), Joshua Fialkov (co-creator The Bunker), Brandon M. Easton and N. Steven Harris (artist and writer on Watson & Holmes).

Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology).

5:00pm - 6:00pm — Comics 101: Making Sense of the World of Comics, Room: 28DE

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO), Hank Kanalz (DC Entertainment SVP Vertigo & Integrated Publishing), Dafna Pleban (BOOM! Studios editor on Lumberjanes), Jen Vaughn (Fantagraphics Books Marketing and Outreach Manager), Frank J. Barbiere (Co-creator of Five Ghosts from Image, writer of Solar: Man of the Atom from Dynamite Entertainment).

Moderator: Chip Mosher (comiXology).

Sunday, July 27

11:00am – 12:00 noon — Creating Comics The ComiXology Way, Room: 24ABC

Speakers: John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder & Director of ComiXology Submit), Reilly Brown (artist on Deadpool: The Gauntlet Infinite Comics), Jamal Igle (creator of Molly Danger).

 

12:30pm - 1:30pm — George R.R. Martin signing The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel & The Sworn Sword: The Graphic Novel published by Jet City Comics. There will be 200 copies of The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel available for free, first-come, first-serve. Signing will be limited to these two titles. ComiXology booth #2547.

2:00pm - 3:00pm — Fund My Comic, Room: 29A

Speakers: John D. Roberts (comiXology co-founder & Director of ComiXology Submit), Jimmy Palmiotti(superstar creator and multiple-Kickstarter success story), Jamal Igle (creator of the Kickstarted Molly Danger), Kel McDonald (creator of the successfully Kickstarted Cautionary Fables and Fairytales).

Moderator: JK Parkin (Comic Book Resources and Robot 6).

3:00pm - 4:00pm — The People Inside’s Ray Fawkes Signing Limited Edition The People Inside Art Card: Art Card limited to 100 copies, first-come, first-served. ComiXology booth #2547.

1:00pm-3:00pm — ComiXology Sponsors Comics Creator Connection, Room: 29B. Please note that space is limited and if you do not pre-register a seat may not be available. See more at: http://www.comic-con.org/cci/creator-connection

About comiXology

ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become a top ten grossing iPad app in 2011 and 2012 and the top grossing non-game iPad app in 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from over 75 publishers – and independent creators as well – comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. ComiXology is based in New York City, with operations in Los Angeles and Paris. For more information visit www.comixology.com

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