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Wonder 2017: Exploding the Canon

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Everyone loves the classics; that is why they are classics! However, there is nothing wrong with a little something new. This panel explores high-interest texts and mediums to engage readers deeply across standards, disciplines, nations, and worlds. The world is moving into the 21st century. Shouldn’t your reading list go with it? Keep your big […]

Wondercon 2017: IDW’s Hey Kids! (of All Ages) Comics Panel

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Editor’s note: GC4K writer Lori Henderson attended this year’s WonderCon, which took place on March 31-April 2 in Anaheim, California. This week we will publish several writeups of the panels she attended there, which featured editors and comics creators from different publishers discussing their work. Sunday at Wondercon is Kids Day and is always filled […]

Wondercon 2017: Boom! Studios: Discover Yours

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Editor’s note: GC4K writer Lori Henderson attended this year’s WonderCon, which took place on March 31-April 2 in Anaheim, California. Over the next few days, we will publish several writeups of the panels she attended there, which featured editors and comics creators from different publishers discussing their work. Since its humble beginning in 2005, BOOM! […]

Wondercon 2016: The Importance of Licensed Comics in the Industry

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Sunday mornings at Wondercon tend to be a crap-shoot. You never know what’s going to happen or even if the panel you are going for is going to happen. It started to feel that way when we walked into the room for “The Importance of Licensed Comics in the Industry” panel. I was interested in […]

Wondercon 2016: Kodansha Comics: Attack on Titan Anthology

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Manga publisher Kodansha Comics had both a booth and a panel at Wondercon 2016. This is the first time a manga publisher has attended since the show first moved down to Southern California in 2012. Kodansha Comics was there to promote their new comic Attack on Titan Anthology and to introduce their line of books […]

Wondercon 2016: DC Comics: Hanna-Barbera

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Back in February, DC Comics announced a new line of comics that would take several Hanna-Barbera properties and re-imagine them for the 21st Century. At Wondercon 2016, they held a panel that went into more detail about these contemporary updates and previewed artwork for the upcoming books. The panel was moderated by Dan Didio, Co-Publisher […]

Wondercon 2014: Kids Comics at IDW Publishing

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On Sunday, IDW Publishing had a panel exclusively for their kids comics line. The panel wasn’t packed, but it was decently attended for a Sunday afternoon. There were both kids and adults attending. The panel was led by Sarah Gaydos, editor from IDW. She was joined by Carlos Guzman, another editor, Derek Fridolfs, writer for […]

Wondercon 2014: Roar Comics For Everyone

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When we arrived at Wondercon on Saturday, we hadn’t planned on attending the Lion Forge/Roar Comics panel, but it was taking place in the room where the panel we wanted to attend was going to be, so we sat down early. I was vaguely aware of Lion Forge as a company that was bringing back […]

WonderCon Anaheim 2013: The Panel that Almost Wasn’t

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On Sunday at WonderCon Anaheim, BOOM! Studios’ all-ages imprint KaBOOM! was scheduled to have a panel about all-ages publishing and the newest addition to their line up, The Regular Show, which is based on the Cartoon Network series. This was the panel description: Redefining All-Ages Comics with KaBoom! As the leader in all-ages publishing, KaBOOM! […]

WonderCon Anaheim 2013: IDW and Hasbro

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IDW has taken on several of Habro’s properties, both old and new. G.I. Joe and Transformers are older titles that they have breathed new life into, as well as some Wizard of the Coast titles such as Dungeons and Dragons and Magic: The Gathering. And of course, we can’t forget their spectacular big hit My […]