By Official Press Release Thursday, October 27th, 2016

The creative teams behind DC’s Young Animal take center stage at the annual North Carolina Comicon November 11 through 13. This year fans at the show can expect several panels highlighting the new pop-up imprint. In addition, the Con will host a spotlight panel on all things DC, including the latest on Rebirth, DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE and Vertigo.

Exclusive items being sold at North Carolina Comicon include a special convention-only version of MOTHER PANIC #1, with an exclusive variant cover and a T-shirt featuring Gotham’s newest vigilante and Batman. Both are designed, drawn and colored by series artist Tommy Lee Edwards, with the variant cover inked by legendary artist Klaus Janson. These items will be sold at the Convention Merchandise booth #7.

Friday, November 11:
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. – Panel: Spotlight on Gerard Way (Location: Fletcher Hall)

Saturday, November 12:
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. – Panel: The Creators and Stories of DC’s Young Animal
Series curator Gerard Way is joined by editors Jamie S. Rich and Molly Mahan and fellow creators Tommy Lee Edwards, Jody Houser, Jon Rivera, Marley Zarcone, Nick Derington and Tamra Bonvillain to discuss the creation, characters and books of DC’s Young Animal. (Location: Fletcher Hall)

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. – Panel: SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL
urator Gerard Way, editors Jamie S. Rich and Molly Mahan and series artist Marley Zarcone sit down to talk about the process of bringing one of comic’s most unique books back to life in SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL. (Location: Fletcher Hall)

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. – Panel: DC Presents
Top creators Klaus Janson (DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE), Robert Venditti (HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS), Cully Hamner (BLUE BEETLE), Jody Houser (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: VIXEN), Dave Johnson (SUPERMAN: RED SON), Mitch Gerads (THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON) and Andrew Robinson (SUPERMAN: RED SON) and editor Jamie S. Rich will discuss their previous and upcoming work in the DC Universe. (Location: Fletcher Hall)

1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m. – Panel:  MOTHER PANIC
Co-creators Gerard Way, Tommy Lee Edwards and Jody Houser join editor Molly Mahan to discuss the creation of Gotham’s newest protector, MOTHER PANIC. (Location: Fletcher Hall)

Sunday, November 13:
2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. – Panel: CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE
Co-writer Gerard Way, editor Molly Mahan and co-writer Jon Rivera come back to Fletcher to talk about the return of a classic DC character in CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE. (Location: Fletcher Hall)

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. – Panel: DOOM PATROL
Writer Gerard Way, editor Jamie S. Rich, series artist Nick Derington and colorist Tamra Bonvillain discuss their take on the legendary team of damaged heroes in DOOM PATROL.
(Location: Fletcher Hall)

In addition, the Carolina Theatre will host a DC’s Young Animal-inspired film festival curated by the creative teams behind the imprint. For more information visit: http://nccomicon.com/announcements/nc-comicon-comiquest-film-festival/.

For more information on DC’s Young Animal, DC Comics or Vertigo, visit www.dccomics.com and www.vertigocomics.com.


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