Intrepid documentarian Jamie Coville has posted his latest haul of recordings and photos from the recent San Diego Comic Con (July 19 – 23). I’ve re ordered them to put Canadian centric panels at the top.
Editing Comics (51:24, 48.2mb)
Moderated by Chris Butcher, on the panel were editors Shannon Waters, Mark Siegel, Cassandra Pelham and Robin Herrera.
Publishers Weekly: Selling Comics to Diverse Audiences (51:11, 48mb)
On the panel was Calvin Reed, Christopher Butcher, Terence Irvins, Jennifer Haines and Kristen Parraz. They started with an introduction and what diversity means to each of them. Is diverse material available and where is the demand coming from, distribution issues in regards to retailers getting diverse books, diversity of reading material and formats, why Marvel is not selling well and is it because of diversity and different types of retail stores.
Graphic Novel Creator Richard Kyle’s Legacy (44:06, 41.4mb)
Photo by Bruce Guthrie.
A collection of Richard’s friends and colleagues gather to discuss the recently departed Richard Kyle. They were David G. Brown, Maggie Thompson, Greg Koudoulian, Mike Royer, Phil Yeh, Ron Turner and Jamie Coville.
Manga Superheroes: Super Differences Between Japan and US (56:25, 52.9mb)
Moderated by Deb Aoki, the panelists were Brigid Alverson, David Brothers, Chris Butcher, Carl Horn and Andy Nakatani.
Comics Art Conference #15: Fangirls (1:14:55, 70.2mb)
Moderated by Kate McClancy, featuring Angelica Kalika, Angela Chiarmonte and Caitln O’Shea.
Peter Coogan started by giving an introduction to the panel. Matthew J. Smith moderated a large panel of young, mostly first time Comic Con attendee’s academic students who were all studying an aspect of comic con. They were: Blythe Bull, Jesse Booker, Sarah Irby, Carlos Flores, Kristi Fleetwood, Kyle Hanners, Borin Chep, Morgan Mitchell, Conner DuRose and DeAnna Volz.
On the panel was Barry Ira Geller and Mike Royer. Barry talked about Kirby’s and Royer’s involvement in the Lord of Light project.
Mike Royer Spotlight (46:05, 43.2mb)
Moderated by Mark Evanier. Mike revealed how he got started in comics, his working on the Marvel animated cartoons particularly Marvel Superheroes and the 1966 Spider-Man.
Paul Levitz in Conversation with Karen Berger (48:41, 45.7mb)
Karen started off talking about Paul hiring her, she then interviewed Paul about his being a writer and a businessman.
Why Will Eisner Still Matters at 100 (58:30, 54.9mb)
On the panel was Paul Levitz, Jackie Estrada, Maggie Thompson and Paul Dini.
The Forgotten Trio: Letterers, Inkers and Colorists (42:21, 37.7 mb)
Panelists include Dave Lanphear, Le Beau Underwood, Kelly Fritzpatrick, Veronica Gandini and moderator Jessica Tsang.
After a brief introduction by Kate McClancy, the panel moderated by Travis Langley consisted of Christie Marston, Phil Jimenez, Alan Kistler, Trina Robbins, Dr. Mara Wood, Mike Madrid, Danny Fingeroth and Andy Mangels.
Keith Pollard Spotlight (46:45, 43.8mb)
Mark Waid interviews Keith Pollard.
Will Eisner: Mentor and Friend (45:23, 42.6mb)
Denis Kitchen was joined by Danny Fingeroth.
Jack Kirby: Family and Friends (48:48, 45.7mb)
The panel consisted of Jillian, Lisa, Tracy and Jeremy Kirby, Mike Thibodeaux and moderator Mark Evanier.
Ron Wilson Spotlight (44:33, 41.8mb)
Mark Waid interviewed Ron Wilson.
Mike Grell Spotlight (45:48, 42.9mb)
Mike Grell was interviewed by Derek Maki. They started by announcing that Mike had been inducted to the Wizard World Hall of Fame.
Spotlight on Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim (51:20, 48.1mb)
Karen Green interviewed Brigitte and Lewis, often through the use of a translator Julia Pohl-Miranda.
Joe Staton Spotlight (47:49, 44.8mb)
Paul Levitz interviews Joe about his career.
Spotlight on Arthur Adams and Joyce Chin (46:48, 43.9mb)
The moderator was Kirk Thatcher. Both Joyce and Arthur received Inkpot Awards.
That 70s Panel (1:20:21, 75.3mb)
On the panel was Keith Pollard, Marv Wolfman, Joe Staton, Ron Wilson, Elliot S! Maggin, Mike Grell, Paul Levitz and moderator Mark Evanier.
John Stanley: Giving Life to Little Lulu (49:33, 46.5mb)
Bill Schelly and Gary Groth talked about Bill’s new book on John Stanley.
James Hudnall Spotlight (49:51, 46.7mb)
James was running behind so the panel starts with moderator Dr. Terry Cronin talking about his love of Eclipse Comics, followed by David Lloyd discussing how he came about working with James on ESPers. When James came in Jackie Estrada gave him an Inkpot Award and James speaks about many of the books that James worked on and people he worked with over his career.
Pro Vs Fan Comic Trivia (40:13, 37.7mb)
The Fans were: Peter Svensson, David Oakes and Tom Galloway, The Pro’s were Glenn Hauman, Elliot S! Maggin and Len Wein. The very hard questions asked by David McCaw involved Thor, Ghost Rider, Luke Cage, Demon, Black Lighting, Black Panther, The Thing, Boy Commandos, Spider-Man, Machine Man, Atlas, Captain America and more. Some members from the audience also participated in answering some questions.