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IDW Announces Signing Schedule, Panels, and Exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con 2022

IDW Announces Signing Schedule, Panels, and Exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con 2022

By Staff Reports

This week, IDW will make its triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con with “IDW City,” a towering visual spectacle of booth design that incorporates fan-favorite characters (like Godzilla, TMNT’s The Last Ronin, and Sonic the Hedgehog, just to name a few) into a dynamic cityscape perfect for photo ops, signings, sales, street art, and more!
 
Details of IDW’s panels, signings, and exclusive products for San Diego Comic-Con are available below. Be sure to visit Booth #2729 for IDW’s coolest Comic-Con signings and swag!
 
For fans across the world who want to enjoy IDW’s Comic-Con from afar, please feel free to visit the official IDW SDCC web page at https://www.idwpublishing.com/sdcc, where you can find rare online exclusives and “Not at Con” sale items!

IDW’S SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2022
CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES


Canto: Tales of the Unnamed World #1 Convention Exclusive
Exclusive Cover Art by Drew Zucker
 
Dark Spaces: Wildfire #1 Foil Convention Exclusive
Exclusive Foil Cover featuring Andrea Sorrentino’s original artwork
 
Godzilla vs. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #4 Convention Exclusive
Convention Exclusive Cover Art by Alex Sanchez

Locke & Key: The Golden Age Hardcover with Exclusive Dust Jacket and Cover

Locke & Key: Golden Ghost Key Convention Exclusive
Official Licensed Replica from Skelton Crew Studio

Sonic The Hedgehog #50 Foil Cover Convention Exclusive
Exclusive Foil Cover featuring Gigi Dutreix’s original artwork

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin Hardcover Exclusive – Signed & Numbered Edition
Personally autographed and numbered by Kevin Eastman and Tom Waltz
Exclusive Dust Jacket Art by Ben Bishop and Luis Antonio Delgado
Exclusive Red Foil Print Cover

IDW’S SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2022 PANELS

 
THURSDAY
 
Star Trek: Where No Comic Book Has Gone Before
Thursday, 11:00am-12:00pm
Room: 28DE
Trekkies, you won’t want to miss the revelations at this panel! Reaching its milestone 400th issue this year, IDW is the most prolific Star Trek comic book publisher of all time… and they’re just getting started! IDW editor Heather Antos is joined by Scott Tipton (The Mirror War), Mike Johnson (Picard: Stargazer), and Jody Houser (Trills) to reflect on 2022’s epic comics…while Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly transport fans to whole new worlds of adventure as they relate the secrets of a wild new Star Trek initiative to come!
 
Scott Snyder’s Dark Spaces & More IDW Original Series
Thursday, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Room: 6DE
Desperate people, desperate situations. When the walls are closing in, where knuckles are white and teeth are bared…that’s where you’ll find Dark Spaces, the new anthology series by fan-favorite writer Scott Snyder! Learn about the next evolution of original comic books and graphic novels projects as Snyder, artist Hayden Sherman, editorial director Mark Doyle, senior editor Maggie Howell, and a surprise special guest discuss the new and unique projects Dark Spaces: Wildfire, Trve Kvlt, Crashing, Earthdivers, and Dead Seas from IDW!
 
 
FRIDAY
 
Godzilla: King of the Comic Book Monsters
Friday, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Room: 4
The King of the Monsters conquers all… including comics! IDW Publishing’s titanic Godzilla projects — from the all-ages, eco-friendly tales of Monsters & Protectors to the knock-down, drag-out battles of Rivals to the senses-shattering kaiju-on-Zord conflict of Godzilla vs. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers — have faithfully translated the big screen hero to the comic book page, and in this panel, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at just how they do it! Join IDW editor Tom Waltz, Rivals writers Rosie Knight, Keith Davidsen, and Nick Marino, plus fan-favorite writer Erik Burnham unveils a brand-new city-stomping project!
 
 
SATURDAY
 
TMNT: Secrets of the Roninverse & Armageddon Game
Saturday, 10:00am-11:00am
Room: 23ABC
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics have never been hotter! With the critically acclaimed The Last Ronin having reached its senses-shattering conclusion, fans have been left reeling with one burning question: what’s next?!? Join TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz, Ben Bishop, Erik Burnham, and moderator Charles Beacham as they tease what’s next for “The Roninverse”, IDW’s ongoing continuity, Armageddon Game, and Saturday Morning Adventures!
 
IDW Publishing: 2022 and Beyond!
Saturday, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Room: 25ABC
Join publisher Nachie Marsham and brand-new executive editorial director Jamie S. Rich as they welcome Kevin Eastman (TMNT), Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Alan Robert (Beauty of Horror), and more industry heavy-hitters to the stage to discuss the huge new initiatives driving this innovative publisher forward! Dark Spaces, the “Roninverse”, adaptations from comics to TV, world-renowned brands and wild new concepts… you’ll learn about it here!
 
 
SUNDAY
 
Sonic The Hedgehog: 50 Way Past Cool Issues and Counting
Sunday, 10:30am-11:30am
Room: 23ABC
Gotta go fast and grab a seat at IDW’s Sonic panel before they’re all taken! IDW’s Sonic The Hedgehog comic book reaches its 50th issue this summer, a mind-blowing face-off with Sonic & Tails facing their twisted counterparts, Surge & Kit! IDW editor David Mariotte, artists Gigi Dutreix and Adam Bryce Thomas, writer Daniel Barnes, and SEGA of America’s own Michael Cisneros provide a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a milestone…and tease what’s next for the Blue Blur!
 
IDW Artist’s Editions: Original Comic Book Art Never Looked So Good!
Sunday, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Room: 23ABC
Scott Dunbier and IDW Publishing set the industry standard for high-end archival collectibles when they launched the Artist’s Edition line, giving comic lovers everywhere the most authentic original comic art experience possible, from such greats as Jack Kirby, Walter Simonson, and Jim Lee (to name a few)! You’ll marvel as Scott, a masterful storyteller in his own right, relates personal stories of how these Artist’s Editions are made…and what’s coming next!
 
Surfside Girls and Radical Women: Top Shelf at 25 Years
Sunday, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Room: 4
After a quarter-century of publishing quirky, sophisticated, and captivating graphic novels, what’s next for the indie tastemakers at Top Shelf Productions? Editor-in-chief Chris Staros and senior editor Leigh Walton lead a lively discussion with some of the brightest talent making waves: Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Sofia Warren (Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator), Filipe Melo and Juan Cavia (Ballad for Sophie), and more!
 

IDW SIGNING SCHEDULE AT BOOTH #2729

 
WEDNESDAY
 
6:00pm – 7:00pm        “Welcome to IDW City, Featuring TMNT: The Last Ronin” Special Signing

  • Ben Bishop (artist of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin and booth designer for “IDW City”)

THURSDAY

10:30am – 11:30am    “Surfside Girls” Signing

  • Kim Dwinell (writer/artist of Surfside Girls and The Science of Surfing)

12:30pm – 1:30pm      “Star Trek” Signing

  • Jody Houser (writer of Star Trek: Trills)
  • Mike Johnson (writer of Star Trek: Picard—Stargazer)
  • Collin Kelly (writer of Star Trek: Year Five)
  • Jackson Lanzing (writer of Star Trek: Year Five)
  • Scott Tipton (writer of Star Trek: The Mirror War)

2:00pm – 3:00pm        “Transformers” Signing

  • Livio Ramondelli (artist of Transformers: Autocracy, writer/artist of The Kill Lock)
  • E.J. Su (artist of Transformers: Last Bot Standing)

3:30pm – 4:30pm        “IDW Original Series, Featuring Scott Snyder’s Dark Spaces” Signing

  • Liana Kangas (artist of Trve Kvlt)
  • Hayden Sherman (artist of Dark Spaces: Wildfire)
  • Scott Snyder (writer of Dark Spaces: Wildfire)

FRIDAY

10:30am – 11:30am    “Canto” Signing

  • David M. Booher (writer of Canto)
  • Drew Zucker (artist of Canto)

11:30am – 12:30pm    “Trve Kvlt” Signing

  • Liana Kangas (artist of Trve Kvlt)

1:30pm – 2:30pm        “Dungeons & Dragons: Ravenloft” Signing

  • Casey Gilly (writer of Dungeons & Dragons: Ravenloft)

3:00pm – 4:00pm        “Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator” Signing

  • Sofia Warren (writer/artist of Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator)

5:30pm – 6:30pm        “Godzilla” Signing

  • Erik Burnham (writer of Godzilla: Monsters & Protectors)

SATURDAY

10:00am – 11:00am    “The Beauty of Horror” Signing

  • Alan Robert (artist of The Beauty of Horror)

1:00pm – 2:00pm        “Ballad for Sophie” Signing

  • Juan Cavia (artist of Ballad for Sophie)
  • Filipe Melo (writer of Ballad for Sophie)

2:30pm – 4:00pm        “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin, Featuring Kevin Eastman” Signing

  • Ben Bishop (artist of TMNT: The Last Ronin)
  • Luis Antonio Delgado (colorist of TMNT: The Last Ronin)
  • Kevin Eastman (co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and writer/artist of TMNT: The Last Ronin)
  • Esau Escorza (artist of TMNT: The Last Ronin)
  • Isaac Escorza (artist of TMNT: The Last Ronin)
  • Tom Waltz (writer of TMNT: The Last Ronin and TMNT: The Armageddon Game)

6:00pm – 7:00pm        “Sea of Sorrows” Signing

  • Alex Cormack (artist of Sea of Sorrows)
  • Rich Douek (writer of Sea of Sorrows)

SUNDAY

10:30am – 11:30am    “My Little Pony” Signing

  • Celeste Bronfman (artist of My Little Pony)
  • Amy Mebberson (writer of My Little Pony)

12:00pm – 1:00pm      “Sonic The Hedgehog” Signing

  • Gigi Dutreix (writer/inker/cover artist of Sonic The Hedgehog)
  • Adam Bryce Thomas (artist of Sonic The Hedgehog)

3:30pm – 4:30pm        “Top Shelf Productions” Signing

  • Juan Cavia (artist of Ballad for Sophie)
  • Filipe Melo (writer of Ballad for Sophie)
  • Kim Dwinell (writer/artist of Surfside Girls and The Science of Surfing)
  • Sofia Warren (writer/artist of Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator)

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