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    The Short Report: WonderCon!

    By | March 30th, 2010
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    As if you didn’t know, WonderCon is at the end of this week, running all the way through the weekend, including Easter Sunday. But that won’t stop me! Noooooo. I’ll be there with some help, hopefully, to grab news, information, and hopefully that elusive Geoff Johns interview we’re all DYING to get. Oh man, a guy can dream, right?

    That being said, in lieu if a column about how much I think Batman is misunderstood or how David is really the biggest Twilight fan I know, I’m going to share with you my rough itinerary with possible panels I’ll be going to, and others if time or help allows. I have a few volunteers though, so we should be good!

    My plans follow in the cut, and from here on, I’m opening it up to you. Assuming I can get interviews with any of the creators or actors we love, I want people to submit questions either here, or in our forum with any questions you’d like me to ask nicely, ok? Those bathroom liaisons are bad enough…I need a wide stance….

    (and no, Matt, I won’t ask Nic Cage why he’s a terrible actor!)

    NOTE: As you can see, a lot of panels conflict with one another (these are marked with an asterisk), which will make it challenging to hit ALL of the panels listed. These are tentative, and subject to change based on schedule, availability, and my mood and/or energy reserves.

    After you submit any questions, I’ll go over them and look to see which I like the best, and I’ll take those with me. I’ll also defer to the others guys here on multiversity to see which they like/would want asked/would ask me if they could

    Friday:


    12:30-1:30
    Spotlight on Ethan Van Sciver Room 104

    2:00-3:00
    Dark Horse Comics Room 103

    3:00-4:00
    Spotlight on Geoff Johns Room 103

    5:30-6:30 IDW Publishing: Big and Bigger Room 220*

    6:00-8:00 Kevin Smith Esplanade Ballroom*

    Saturday:

    Happy Town 10:00am – 11:00am — *Interview opportunities available with cast and producers in Press Room 300.

    11:00-12:00 Comic Writers Unite! Geoff Johns , Jimmy Palmiotti, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone Judd Winick, James Robinson

    12:00-1:30 DCU Editorial Presentation Room 103*

    12:30/1:30PM Resident Evil/Ali Larter/Paul W.S. Anderson*

    12:45 — 1:45PM PRINCE OF PERSIA & THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE Broadcast interviews Location: Room # 228/230*
    PRINCE OF PERSIA Tentative Principals: Jerry Bruckheimer, Mike Newell, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Jordan Mechner
    THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE: Jerry Bruckheimer, Nic Cage, Jay Baruchel, Teresa Palmer, and Jon Turteltaub

    1:00-2:00 Spotlight on Frank Cho Room 104*

    1:30-2:30 Spotlight on David Finch Room 103*

    1:45 — 2:30
    PM TOY STORY 3 Broadcast InterviewsLocation: Room # 228/230 Tentative Principals: Lee Unkrich and TBD talent # 228/230*

    2:00-3:00 The Image Comics Show Room 104*

    2:30-3:30 Marvel: X-Men Room 103*

    3:00-4:00
    Spotlight on Gail Simone Room 232/234*

    4:00-5:00 Spotlight on Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti. Room 220

    5:00-6:00 Oni Press Panelmonium Room 104*

    5:30-6:30 Green Lantern: Brightest Day Join group editor Eddie Berganza, Geoff
    Johns, James Robinson, Gail Simone, Judd Winick, Room 103*

    6:00-7:00 Comics Journalism. Room 232/234*

    Sunday:

    11:30-12:30 Spotlight on Judd Winick: The Ugly Truth! Room 220*

    12PM — 1PM Human Target/Chuck Rm 300*

    12:30-1:30
    Spotlight on James Robinson Room 104*

    1:30-2:30
    WildStorm Presentation Room 104

    3:30-4:30
    Archaia News, Notes and Highlights for 2010 Room 236/238*

    Stay tuned for posts with updates from the floor concerning breaking news and any updates all weekend.

    Until then, Cheers!

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    Gilbert Short. The Man. The Myth. The Legend. When he's not reading comic books so you don't have to, he's likely listening to mediocre music or watching excellent television. Passionate about Giants baseball and 49ers football. When he was a kid he wanted to be The Ultimate Warrior. He still kind of does. His favorite character is Superman and he will argue with you about it if you try to convince him otherwise. He also happens to be the head of Social Media Relations, which means you should totally give him a follow onTwitter.

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