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Press release

Attending C2E2 in Chicago this weekend? Don’t miss DCE’s panels throughout the course of the convention. Check out the schedule below:

DCEntertainmentLogoFriday, April 13th

1-2pm DC Entertainment: Talent Search Orientation
DCE Panelist and Moderator: Mark Chiarello

Join DCE’s VP – Art Direction and Design, Mark Chiarello, for an informative orientation session that will explain how DCE’s Talent Search works and discuss the different needs of the DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD Magazine brands. If you want to learn what DCE looks for in artists and how to improve your chances of becoming a working professional, then this is the panel for you! In order to have your work reviewed, attendance at this orientation session is mandatory. (Please note: Not all attendees are guaranteed a one-on-one review.)  Room N426c


 

2:30-3:30pm DC Collectibles

DCE Panelist and Moderator: Geoff Johns, Jim Fletcher

DC Direct is one of the most creative companies that produce the highest quality collectibles for the direct market. Come join Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns and Creative Services Director Jim Fletcher and the amazing talent behind the figures as they discuss their line of current projects, and the future plans involving the DC Comics – The New 52!  Room S402ab


 

5-6pm DC All Access

DCE Panelists: Bobbie Chase, Bob Harras

Moderator: John Cunningham

Talent: Shane Davis, David Finch, Geoff Johns, Kevin Maguire, Scott Snyder

A lot can happen in a year!  Come by for unfiltered access to DC Comic’s top Editors as they talk all things DC!  Find out what’s going on behind the scenes at DC Comics! Joining the All-Access party will be some of the industry’s top talent including Shane Davis (Superman: Earth One),David Finch (Batman: The Dark Knight), Geoff Johns (Justice League, Green Lantern), Kevin Maguire (Worlds’ Finest), J. Michael Straczynski (Superman: Earth One), and Scott Snyder(Batman, Swamp Thing), so don’t miss out!  Room S402ab


 

Saturday, April 14th

10-11am DC Entertainment: Talent Search Orientation
DCE Panelist and Moderator: Mark Chiarello

Join DCE’s VP – Art Direction and Design, Mark Chiarello, for an informative orientation session that will explain how DCE’s Talent Search works and discuss the different needs of the DC Comics, Vertigo and MAD Magazine brands. If you want to learn what DCE looks for in artists and how to improve your chances of becoming a working professional, then this is the panel for you! In order to have your work reviewed, attendance at this orientation session is mandatory. (Please note: Not all attendees are guaranteed a one-on-one review.)  Room N426b


 

12:45-1:45pm DC Comics – The New 52

DCE Panelists:  Bobbie Chase, Bob Harras

Moderator: Bob Wayne

Talent: Brian Azzarello, Chris Burnham, Cliff Chiang, Tony Daniel, Patrick Gleason, Kyle Higgins,Geoff Johns, Jimmy Palmiotti, Gail Simone, Scott Snyder

DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 is the most talked about event of the last year, and we’re not done making news! Come by and be a part of history as DCE Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras and Senior Editor Bobbie Chase are joined by your favorite top-notch talent such as Brian Azzarello (Wonder Woman), Chris Burnham (Batman, Incorporated), Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman), Tony Daniel(Detective Comics), Patrick Gleason (Batman and Robin), Kyle Higgins (Nightwing), Geoff Johns(Justice League, Green Lantern), Jimmy Palmiotti (All-Star Western), Gail Simone (Batgirl), andScott Snyder (Batman, Swamp Thing) to discuss the books that are shaping this new era!  Room S401abc


 

2-3pm DC All Access – Special Edition: Before Watchmen

DCE Panelist: Dan DiDio, Mark Chiarello, Will Dennis

Moderator: John Cunningham

Talent: Brian Azzarello, Lee Bermejo, Amanda Conner, Adam Hughes, J. Michael Straczynski, Len Wein

It’s not the end of the world. It’s the beginning! Don’t miss this panel about the most talked about comic book series of 2012! Join DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Dan DiDio, VP – Art Direction and Design Mark Chiarello, Senior Editor Will Dennis, Brian Azzarello (Before Watchmen: Rorschach), Lee Bermejo (Before Watchmen: Rorschach), Amanda Conner (Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre), Adam Hughes (Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan), Joe Kubert (Before Watchmen: Nite Owl), J. Michael Straczynski (Before Watchmen: Nite Owl), Len Wein (Before Watchmen: Ozymandias, Curse of the Crimson Corsair) and others as they talk about this game-changing event! Hurm!  Room S401abc


 

4:30-5:30 Vertigo: New Blood

DCE Panelist: Will Dennis

Moderator: John Cunningham

Talent: Brian Azzarello, Sean Murphy, Scott Snyder, Bill Willingham

They come from the cutting edge of comics … and Vertigo has never been edgier, with thought-provoking titles from some of comics’ most acclaimed creators. Join Senior Editor Will Dennis and all-star talent Brian Azzarello (Spaceman), Sean Murphy (American Vampire), Scott Snyder(American Vampire), and Bill Willingham (Fables, Fairest) on this must-see panel featuring the latest news on all your favorite Vertigo series plus details about the new, upcoming wave of Vertigo titles! Room S401abc


 

Sunday, April 15th

12-1pm DC Comics for Kids!

DCE Panelist and Moderator: Ian Sattler

Talent: Art Baltazar, Franco, Christopher Jones

They may be young – but they’re still heroes! Come join the Eisner Award winning team of Art Baltazar and Franco (Tiny Titans) as they bring their one-of-kind energy and humor to discuss the upcoming, action-packed, awesomeness that is Superman Family Adventures as well as artistChristopher Jones to talk about the action packed Young Justice! Don’t miss this all-ages panel! Room S402ab


 

 

2:30-3:30pm Art Masters – Drawing DC

DCE Panelist and Moderator: Mark Chiarello

Talent: Patrick Gleason, David Finch, Kevin Maguire

What does it take to remake a universe? Immensely talented artists! Join VP – Art Direction and Design Mark Chiarello and DC Comics top artists David Finch (Batman: The Dark Knight),Patrick Gleason (Batman and Robin), and Kevin Maguire (Worlds’ Finest) for a unique peek into their visual approach in shaping DC Comics!  Room S402ab


- The Comic Book Critic