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Aug 15 '11

DC Announces “Top Talent” to attend NYCC

From the Source today 8/15

Top talent from DC Comics-The New 52 will be attending this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC). The annual pop culture extravaganza will include guests Mahmud Asrar, Brian Azzarello, Greg Capullo, Cliff Chiang, Tony Daniel, Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen, Paul Levitz, Francis Manapul, Fabian Nicieza, Joe Prado, Amy Reeder, Ivan Reis, Ardian Syaf, Scott Snyder, Peter Tomasi, and more.

Previously announced Guests of Honor, Geoff Johns, Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, and Jim Lee, Co-Publisher of DC Entertainment, the creative team for JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 (August 31, 2011), will also be in attendance.

From the Source 7/29

Over the past week we’ve heard from fans about a need for more women writers, artists and characters. We want you to know, first and foremost, that we hear you and take your concerns very seriously.

We’ve been very fortunate in recent years to have fan favorite creators like Gail Simone, Amy Reeder, Felicia Henderson, Fiona Staples, Amanda Connor, G. Willow Wilson and Nicola Scott write and draw the adventures of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes …

… We’ll have exciting news about new projects with women creators in the coming months and will be making those announcements closer to publication. Many of the above creators will be working on new projects, as we continue to tell the ongoing adventures of our characters. We know there are dozens of other women creators and we welcome the opportunity to work with them.

Our recent announcements have generated much attention and discussion and we welcome that dialogue.


Jim Lee & Dan DiDio
DC Entertainment Co-Publishers

What more can I say? One female creator at NYCC? If you’re going to talk the talk you gotta walk the walk.

Amy Reeder rocks. Glad to see her on the list. Would love to see her on more than just alternating Batwoman arcs.

  1. thehappysorceress reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass
  2. drivewayblues said: But does other female creators sell like Brian Azzarello or Geoff Johns?
  3. teabq reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    One woman. ONE. All that shit at SDCC and they can’t even grab random women around the office and toss ‘em onstage to at...
  4. madamnv reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    If you haven’t heard about this crap recently then you live under a rock. I signed the petition and got the same e-mail...
  5. spoopymeganium reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass
  6. jreelelizabeth said: I would say it’s still possible they may add more females later…but this is DC so I won’t hold my breath.
  7. adburrows reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    Can’t wait for #NYCC2011!
  8. comiccombatant reblogged this from ealperin and added:
    I wish my job would send me to NYCC. But, because I’m not a manager, that is a very farfetched ambition.
  9. skeletonfun said: I work for NYCC. If there’s one group I hate working with, it’s DC. As much as I love some DC works very much, the people DC sends to work at our conventions are the WORST. And just one woman? It’s better than what they usually send… :/
  10. ladiesmakingcomics said: To be fair, it’s not exactly like they can force creators to leave their homes and families for a long weekend, but yeah, one woman seems rather paltry offerings.
  11. ladytalon1 said: They should just leave Dan DiDio home. Chained up to the radiator.
  12. ealperin reblogged this from dcwomenkickingass and added:
    That’s the best news I’ve heard in a while. Hopefully, I can get to NYCC this year and meet some female “comic-book...
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