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WonderCon kicks off a week from Friday at the Moscone Center South in San Francisco. The show welcomes special guests Jim Lee, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, Brian Azzarello, Jill Thompson, Alex Robinson and many more Feb. 27-March 1.
From now until the show kicks off, I’ll be posting round-ups of what various publishers, creators, retailers, etc. have planned for the show. If you’d like your booth schedule, special event or other information included, drop me an email.
• The Wonder Woman animated DVD, which comes out March 3, will receive “a West Coast big screen premiere” at the show, per a press release from Time Warner.
The 6 p.m. screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring filmmakers and voice cast, including Bruce Timm and Academy Award nominee Virginia Madsen. Filmmakers will also screen the world premiere of the first footage of Green Lantern: First Flight, the next DC Universe animated DVD.
• BOOM! Studios will sell another limited holofoil edition of Farscape #1 at the show, this one featuring Aeryn Sun on the cover. The book is limited to 500 copies and looks like this:
• Per the official autograph page on the WonderCon site, Star Wars alums Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher will be on hand signing autographs at the show.