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    SDCC has a new website and I just found this while paging through it:

    J. Michael Straczynski
    Writer, Superman: Earth One, Before Watchmen

    J. Michael Straczynski is the JMS behind Studio JMS, a multimedia ministudio launched at last year's Comic-Con International. (He is not, however, the JMS behind “Just My Size,” a company that sells ladies' undergarments, and you should ignore all rumors to the contrary.) He has written nearly 400 comics, over 300 television episodes, and four movies, picking up the Eisner, Hugo, and Ray Bradbury Awards along the way. He also has a new line of thongs and bikini briefs coming out in the fall. No, wait . .
    Comic-Con is July 18-21 this year with Preview Night on July 17 (which also happens to be JMS' birthday.

    Jan
    Last edited by Jan; 12-13-2012, 07:36 PM.
    "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

  • #2
    Originally posted by Jan View Post
    SDCC has a new website and I just found this while paging through it:

    Comic-Con is July 18-21 this year with Preview Night on July 17 (which also happens to be JMS' birthday.

    Jan
    Jan-MS, Will you will be attending Comic-Con in 2013?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Dan Dassow View Post
      Jan-MS, Will you will be attending Comic-Con in 2013?
      Yeppers! These days you have to plan *way* in advance if you want to go to Comic-Con.

      Jan
      "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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      • #4
        For those thinking of attending SDCC this year, tickets go on sale Feb. 16. If you're considering it at all, read this *now* because there are things you need to do first.

        http://sdccblog.com/2013/02/save-the...s-february-16/

        Yeah, it's complicated. But I've already got mine!

        Jan
        "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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        • #5
          I thought *last* year was the last year you were going... Oh Jan..
          Alan
          "There are no good wars. War is always the worst possible way to resolve differences. It degenerates and corrupts both sides to ever more sordid levels of existence, in their need to gain an advantage over the enemy. Those actively involved in combat are almost always damaged goods for the rest of their lives. If their bodies don't bear scars, their minds do, ofttimes both. Many have said it before, but it can't be said to enough, war is hell. "

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          • #6
            Originally posted by phazedout View Post
            I thought *last* year was the last year you were going... Oh Jan..
            No, I was just afraid it might be.

            See, used to be you could buy your ticket for the next year while you were at the current year con. Now it's online only but there are two sales periods. First was for folks who'd been there last year, a certain percentage of the tickets were released to us not too long after the con. This next sale will be for the balance and open to everybody. But the restrictions are complex with everybody needing a Member ID and only being allowed to buy so many (and you've got to have each of *their* member IDs) and what happens if you only got a couple of days in the last sale but want to upgrade to the full weekend...

            Attending SDCC is serious business, not to be attempted by the faint of heart. Thankfully I've got my membership, airfare and accomodations all taken care of already.

            Jan
            "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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            • #7
              First bit of scheduling info from JMS:

              Originally posted by Fans of J. Michael Straczynski

              For those asking when my SDCC spotlight is scheduled to happen, so they can make other plans at once: Saturday the 20th at 5:30.
              That's prime time, so I foresee some room camping in my future. I don't imagine he'll be able to top last year, though!

              Jan
              "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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              • #8
                And just a short time ago:

                Originally posted by Fans of J. Michael Straczynski
                And my main-room autograph session is that Saturday 2:30-4:30
                This is good. It means that we don't have to take off running after his spotlight panel as sometimes happens. It's particularly long, too. I asked it that's where/when the exclusive SIDEKICK issues will be distributed.

                ETA: And the answer is:

                Originally posted by Fans of J. Michael Straczynski
                Most likely at our table.
                It's taking me a while to get used to the idea of there being a table for Joe's Comics. Will have to scope it out as more info becomes available. I'm hoping that it won't be a drawing tickets situation, but seeing as its Comic-con, that might be a fair way to do it.

                Jan
                Last edited by Jan; 06-12-2013, 10:52 AM.
                "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                • #9
                  I asked JMS if Sense8 might be showing up at SDCC this year:

                  Originally posted by Fans of J. Michael Straczynski
                  Not as such, since we've already been announced, and there won't be footage to show until next year.
                  Wonder if I'll have to line up at 3AM next year to get into Hall H for a presentation. That's both a cool and a terrifying notion.

                  Jan
                  "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                  • #10
                    And....here's where it gets difficult! The autographing schedule isn't up yet but JMS said it would be Saturday from 2:30-4:30. Okay, that's do-able. But then:

                    Saturday, July 20 ò 4:30pm - 5:30pm

                    What's Next at Image Comics
                    Image Comics dropped some huge announcements earlier this month at their Image Expo media event. Now's your chance to get up close and personal with the creators and titles added to the increasingly legendary Image catalogue! Join Image publisher Eric Stephenson and a panel of talent to find out what the country's largest independent comics publisher has in store for the rest of 2013, 2014 and beyond. Moderated by Eric Stephenson and featuring panelists Ed Brubaker, J. Michael Straczynski, and Matt Fraction.

                    Saturday July 20, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
                    Room 6DE
                    ...and immediately after:

                    Saturday, July 20 ò 5:30pm - 6:30pm

                    Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski

                    Just when we thought we'd gotten rid of him once and for all, Comic-Con special guest J. Michael Straczynski created Studio JMS and its subsidiary Joe's Comics, via Image, which debuted Ten Grand this past May and will be launching a special variant edition right here at SDCC. We consider this the worst kind of retribution for our prior panel descriptions and are considering our next move. This may lead to fisticuffs. Oh, yeah, and he writes movies and TV and stuff like that. Whatever.

                    Saturday July 20, 2013 5:30pm - 6:30pm
                    Room 7AB
                    (I do love it when he's irreverent in his descriptions. I missed it a little last year)

                    Must find out what's in 7AB beforehand to decide if I'll have to miss the Image panel. Oh, the agony of convention panel decisions!!!

                    Jan
                    "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                    • #11
                      And now Sunday is posted:

                      Sunday, July 21 ò 2:45pm - 3:45pm

                      Joe's Comics' Sidekick

                      J. Michael Straczynski, Studio JMS CEO Patricia Tallman, editor Phil Smith, and other luminaries discuss Joe's Comics, the new creator-owned imprint from Image. They will be debuting their new title, Sidekick, here at SDCC and providing a glimpse of additional projects coming soon from Joe's Comics.

                      Sunday July 21, 2013 2:45pm - 3:45pm
                      Room 5AB
                      Jan
                      "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                      • #12
                        Just saw a copy of the Quick Guide and it shows that JMS' table in Artist Alley is going to be II-16 which looks to be a pretty good location for lines as it's on an aisle and there's some room for lines to form.

                        As posted down in the Comics forum, JMS has said that there will be 500 each of the SDCC exclusives for sale at his table. Hopefully he'll let us know what hours that table will be manned.

                        Jan
                        "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                        • #13
                          From JMS:

                          Originally posted by Fans of J. Michael Straczynski

                          Okay, here it is, boys and girls, my (more or less) final schedule for San Diego Comic Con.

                          Thursday:

                          1:00 Signing (at a venue to be announced later)

                          5:00-7:00 Signing and the debut of the Sidekick 1 SDCC variant at the Image Comics booth. (Sidekick 1 will be on sale via Image either before or during the signing.) Whilce Portacio, artist for the SDCC variant for Sidekick, will also be signing. Sidekick 1 doesn't appear in regular comics shops until August 7.

                          Friday:

                          Will be in and out of the Joe's Comics table at II-16, Artist's Alley on Friday and all of the other days of the convention. "Expect me when you see me." - Gandalf

                          Saturday:

                          2:30 Autograph session in the main autograph area, AA04. We will be selling a special SDCC-only variant edition of Ten Grand #4 which, like Sidekick 1, will not be in regular comics shops until August 7th. Two brand new Joe's Comics the same weekend weeks ahead of schedule!

                          4:30 Image Comics panel, 6DE

                          5:30 Spotlight solo panel, 7AB

                          Sunday:

                          2:00 Signing at the Image Comics booth with Whilce Portacio (that time might change to 1, so check back)

                          2:45 Joe's Comics panel, with production editor Phil Smith and Pat Tallman

                          Might be one or two other surprise appearances here and there, and some special announcements, so stay tuned.
                          Jan
                          "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                          • #14
                            Some notes from JMS overnight:

                            Originally posted by Fans of J. Michael Straczynski
                            Two SDCC quickies: 14x20 archival prints of Ryan Sook's variants for Ten Grand and Sidekick for sale at Joe's Comics Table. And Monday is the cut-off for pre-orders on Sidekick #1.
                            Originally posted by Fans of J. Michael Straczynski
                            There will be just 25 each of the archival prints.
                            Originally posted by Fans of J. Michael Straczynski
                            Couple of fun announcements coming up Tuesday or Wednesday...keep watching the sky.
                            I put in a request for Tues. since I'm traveling to the con on Wed.

                            Jan
                            "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                            • #15
                              http://www.thewrap.com/movies/column...es-list-103081
                              Comic-Con 2013 Preview: The 12 Parties Not to Miss in San Diego
                              The Wrap
                              Published: July 15, 2013 @ 4:57 pm
                              By Mikey Glazer

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