WonderCon 11: Marvel — #801

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What is going on at Marvel’s booth? What isn’t? Signings, panels and givaways belowl.

WonderCon 11: IDW – #701

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Exclusives, signings, Dorothy of Oz, and more at IDW:

WonderCon 11: DC Comics — #140

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Major push for Green Lantern with panels and signings and screenigns of comics, movies, cartoons and more. Via the Source Blog:

WonderCon 11: D&Q debuts at show — #416

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This is exciting: Drawn and Quarterly is making their WonderCon debut with guests Seth and Vanessa Davis, and the debut of Shigeru Mizuki’s ONWARD TOWARDS OUR NOBLE DEATHS and Pascal Girard’s REUNION:

WonderCon 11: BOOM! Studios – #415

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Lots going on, including signings by Shannon Wheeler, Chris Roberson, and more:

WonderCon 11: Image Comics – #401

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Home Team Image has a big line-up of panels and announcements, a Zombie barcrawl, and much more, below:

WonderCon 11: Top Shelf – #414

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After an abscence of several years, Top Shelf is back at WonderCon, with Team BB Wolf — Rich Koslowski and J.D. “Johnnie” Arnold — and new releases, NIGHT ANIMALS by Brecht Evens and INCREDIBLE CHANGE-BOTS TWO by Jeffrey Brown.

Archaia partners with Relativity for IMMORTALS GN

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IMMORTALS is a movie due this winter featuring Henry Cavill, Frieda Pinto, Mickey Rourke and more in a story based on the greek myths of the Titans and directed by Tarsem Singh. Color us curious! To launch the film, Archaia is partnering for the comics tie-in prequel, with a stellar line-up of talent. PR below.

WonderCon 11: Game of Thrones

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George R. R. Martin’s fantasy epic is coming to HBO, and the series is coming to WonderCon with this great booth featuring:

WonderCon: Flesk #709

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You can meet Bruce Timm, Craig Elliott, Jim Silke and William Stout at the FLESK booth and get some debuting art books as well.

Google changes Helvetica to Comic Sans for April Fool's

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Damn — Google loves April Fool’s jokes as only a bunch of borderline Asperger’s tech nerds can (Moss, see under). For today, they’ve also replaced the dignified and beloved font Helvetica with the Rob Granito of fonts, Comic Sans, when you make a search for “Helvetica.”

Disney/Marvel launch a big S.H.I.E.L.D. campaign

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It’s incredible what some Disney marketing dollars will do. Marvel has been running a big promo for their Avengers/Thor/Captain America/Iron Man movie franchise gaggle where you try out to be a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent — they were running it in Chicago at C2E2 but it didn’t get the attention it has here in San Francisco where we were awoken this morning by someone slipping the above promo piece into our room at the convention hotel, the Marriot Marquis.

2011 Inkwell Award nominees

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Voting in the 2011 Inkwell Awards, honoring the best in the art of inking, has just been opened. The nominees are below; the awards will be presented…well, the PR doesn’t really say.

There are some amusing categories below — Klaus Janson needs more attention and Todd McFarlane is small press — but giving the hard working inkers of the world some props is always a good thing.

April 1st: Talk to the Hand

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We don’t have the energy for an April Fool’s joke so this doozy from Comics Alliance will have to do.