Marvel Comics plans for CCI: San Diego

Tue, July 17th, 2001 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

Hail, True Believer!

From the Ultimate and Marvel Knights titles to the revamped Spidey and X-books to MAX Comics, Marvel is attracting cool creators, dominating the sales charts, and shaking up the comic book industry. And that's why we're storming into this year's San Diego Comic Con loud and proud! Everyone knows the Mobile House is the place to see and be seen, and this year is no exception! With superstars signing nonstop, our booth is the place to meet your favorite creators! Heck, if you win our New Talent Contest, you could be signing books at our booth next year! And don't forget to pick up your free Marvel: 2001 preview comic!

Here's our schedule of electrifying events. Please note that due to unforseen developments (like Galactus eating our booth), this schedule may be altered. Now on with the show!

2001 SAN DIEGO COMIC CON INTERNATIONAL: MARVEL COMICS INVADES THE SHOW!

* MARVEL ATTENDEES:


Editor In Chief Joe Quesada


Director of Editorial Operations Bob Greenberger


Sr. Editor Tom Brevoort


Sr. Editor Stuart Moore


Asst. Editor Pete Franco


Asst. Editor Mike Raicht


Collections Editor Ben Abernathy

* MARVEL PANELS:


Thursday


2:00 - 3:00 (room 7A): The Brevoort Briefing!


The Avengers! Thor! The Defenders! Captain Marvel! The Incredible Hulk! Iron Man! The Fantastic Four! Marvel Sr. Editor Tom Brevoort -- along with some special guests -- reveals what's coming up and going on in his ever growing corner of the Marvel Universe!

Friday:


12:00 - 1:30 (room 1): The Fantastic Four @ 40!


The First Family of comic books hits the Big Four-Oh this year! Time for some of their talented chroniclers to talk about the wild ride! Bring your unstable molecules and meet Jeph Loeb, John Buscema., Len Wein, Marv Wolfman, Chris Claremont, Tom DeFalco, John Romita Sr. and more! (Note: Dr. Doom not welcome.)

3:30 - 4:30 (room 1): X-Men: The New Chapter!


Hot creators and new titles have made Marvel's mutants the toast of the town! Learn what's next for the X from Assistant Editor Pete Franco and creators Grant Morrison, Judd Winick, Mike McKone, Sean Chen, Brian Vaughn, Mike Allred, and more!

Saturday:


11:30 - 1:00 (room 1): The Mighty Marvel Press Conference! The X-Men! Spider-Man! Marvel Knights! Marvel Heroes! The Ultimates! MAX Comics! Learn the latest details on what's coming next from the revitalized House of Ideas! Editor-In-Chief Joe Quesada, Sr. Editor Tom Brevoort, and Editorial Director Bob Greenberger show slides, take questions, and spill major beans! This is the big one, True Believer!

2:00 - 3:30 (room 6CDEF): Spider-Man... The Movie!


Thwip! The world's favorite web-slinger is hitting the silver screen in less than a year! Now some very special guests take you behind the scenes of the most highly anticipated comic book movie of all time!

4:00 - 5:00 (room 1): Spider-Man: Amazing Again!


He's got a blockbuster movie in the works, has snagged the best creators in his web, and has once again leaped to the top of the charts! Sr. Editor Axel Alonso introduces you to the men who put the swing in Spidey: John Romita Jr. and Brian Michael Bendis!

Sunday:


12:00 - 1:00 (room 9): Hot Summer Knights!


Daredevil: Yellow! Fantastic Four: 1234! Ghost Rider! The Punisher! The Marvel Knights continue to generate some of the strongest titles from The House! Let Sr. Editor Stuart Moore introduce you to the creators behind the hits: Jeph Loeb, Trent Kaniuga, Chuck Austen, Steve Dillon, Tim Sale, David Mack, and Brian Michael Bendis!

* MARVEL SIGNINGS:

Thursday:

10:30 -12:30 Marvel Knights!


Jeph Loeb Devin Grayson, Trent Kaniuga, Chuck Austen, Steve Dillon, Tim Sale, David Mack, and Brian Michael Bendis!

1:00 - 3:00 X-Men!


Grant Morrison, Mike McKone, Robert Weinberg, Sean Chen, Brian Vaughn, and Judd Winick!

3:30 - 5:30: Spider-Man!


Brian Michael Bendis, John McCrea, John Romita Jr., and John Romita Sr.!

Friday:

10:30 - 12:30 Marvel Universe!


Kurt Busiek and Manuel Garcia!

1:00 - 3:00 X-Men!


Grant Morrison, Judd Winick, Mike McKone, Robert Weinberg, Sean Chen, Brian Vaughn, and Mike Allred!

3:30 - 5:30: Marvel Knights!


Jeph Loeb, Devin Grayson, Trent Kaniuga, Chuck Austen, Steve Dillon, Tim Sale, David Mack, and Brian Michael Bendis!

Saturday:

10:30 - 12:30 Spider-Man!


John Romita Jr., Jame Hodgkins, and John McCrea!

12:30 - 2:15 Marvel Universe!


Jeph Loeb, Manuel Garcia, Mark Texeira, and John Buscema!

4:30 - 6:30: X-Men!


Grant Morrison, Judd Winick, Mike McKone, Robert Weinberg, Sean Chen, Brian Vaughn, and Mike Allred!

Sunday:

10:30 - 12:30: X-Men!


Grant Morrison, Judd Winick, Mike McKone, Robert Weinberg, Brian Vaughn, and Sean Chen!

1:00 - 3:00 Marvel Universe!


Jeph Loeb, Manuel Garcia, Norm Rapmund, and Mark Texeira!

3:30 - 5:30 Marvel Knights!


Tim Sale, Trent Kaniuga, Chuck Austen, Steve Dillon, David Mack, and Brian Michael Bendis!

* MARVEL GIVE-AWAYS:


The Marvel: 2001 Preview Comic!


The Elektra Master Print card!


Temporary Tattoos!


Pins!


And Corn Nuts... Corn Gone Wrong!

Since I'm splitting Con duties this year with "Bombastic" Bob Greenberger, I won't be there... but it looks like everyone else will! So have fun!

'Nuff Said!


Bill Rosemann


Manic Marketing Communications Manager


Marvel Comics

 
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