SC Comicon 2016: South Carolina Comic Creators

SC Comicon 2016:  South Carolina Comic Creators

South Carolina has a plethora of great comic book creators, including writers, artists, colorists, and more! Join moderator Adam Daughhetee of the Dollar Bin podcast and talented South Carolinians, Sanford Greene, Megan Wilson, Chad Bowers, and Chris Sims to discuss their art and comics.

Runtime 1 hour 4 minutes 8 seconds

SC Comicon 2016:  South Carolina Comic Creators

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SC Comicon 2016: The Lost Art of Paint

 Painting by Joe Everson

Painting by Joe Everson

Painting was declared dead in the early 19th Century, but it is still alive and breathing here at SC Comicon! Join John Hairston Jr., Chris Hamer, Joe Everson, and Mark Poole as they discuss their love of painting. Here's hoping moderator Shawn Daughhetee doesn't paint them into a corner!

Runtime 58 minutes 58 seconds

Episode 351: SC Comicon 2015 Wrap-Up

Episode 351:  SC Comicon 2015 Wrap-Up

Recorded a week later and posted, well, now is our SC Comicon 2015 wrap-up.  Join Wes Brooks, Brian, Shaka, Shawn, and Adam as they discuss the many highs and few lows of SC Comicon and the Saturday night Drink & Draw.

Runtime 1 hour 17 minutes 54 seconds

Episode 351:  SC Comicon 2015 Wrap-Up

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SC Comicon 2015: Crafting an Idea

SC Comicon 2015:  Crafting an Idea

What does it take to turn a raw idea into a completed book?  Learn from great story craftsmen Van Jensen, Chris Schweizer, and David Weber, as they walk you through their creative process.

Moderated by Brian Eison

Runtime 1 hour 11 minutes 20 seconds

SC Comicon 2015:  Crafting an Idea

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SC Comicon 2015: Art of Sci-fi

 Art by Georges Jeanty

Art by Georges Jeanty

Sci-Fi is a staple theme in comic books, yes, even superhero ones.  Artists, Kelly Yates (Dr Who) and Georges Jeanty (Serenity), discuss their contributions to the Sci-Fi genre of comics in a panel that is out of this world.

Moderated by Adam Daughhetee

Runtime 43 minutes 3 seconds

SC Comicon 2015: Breaking into Comics

Learn from up and comers who are just entering the comics industry.  Bridgit Connell, Joey Weiser, and Jackie Lewis talk about the trials and tribulations leading up to turning comics into a paying gig.

Moderated by: Brian Eison

Runtime 57 minutes 2 seconds

SC Comicon 2015: Cover Artists

 Cover art by Chris Brunner and Rico Renzi

Cover art by Chris Brunner and Rico Renzi

You walk into your local comic shop and what do you see?  Comic book covers everywhere.  In a sea of images, it’s the comic book cover’s job to draw your attention.  In this SC Comicon panel, cover artists Dave Dorman, Chris Brunner, and Sanford Greene give you the low down on what goes into designing the right cover for the job.

Moderated by: Adam Daughhetee

Runtime 1 hour 8 minutes 50 seconds

SC Comicon 2015: Board Games

Ever wonder how people keep coming up with ideas for great board games year after year?  Join board game creators, Richard Launius in a SC Comicon panel discussion about board games and get an answer to that question, “How do you do it?”

Moderated by Josh Dean

Runtime 1 hour 10 minutes 41 seconds

SC Comicon 2015: Colorists

 I forgot to get a picture of the panel so here is a Howard the Duck cover that Megan Wilson colored that has been going around lately.

I forgot to get a picture of the panel so here is a Howard the Duck cover that Megan Wilson colored that has been going around lately.

Welcome to the SC Comicon 2015 panel on colorists.  Roses are red.  Violets are blue.  Learn and appreciate the art of color with colorists, Laura Martin, Brian Reber, Rico Renzi, and Megan Wilson in this very colorful panel discussion.

Moderated by Adam Daughhetee

Runtime:  47 minutes 13 seconds

SC Comicon 2015: Allen Bellman

In this SC Comicon 2015 panel Golden Age artist, Allen Bellman was there before even Marvel, which at the time was Timely Comics.  He was working on Captain America in the actual 1940’s.   Join us in a discussion spotlighting Allen Bellman’s golden career in comics.

Moderated by Adam Daughhetee
Images by Indulge Images

Runtime: 40 minutes 17 seconds

SC Comicon 2015: John Wesley Shipp

 John Wesley Shipp and Brian Eison

John Wesley Shipp and Brian Eison

The career of John Wesley Shipp has spanned four decades, including the role of The Flash in the 90s television show, The Flash.  He now performs on the current WB show, The Flash as Barry Allen’s dad, which is pretty cool. Join us for a discussion with Mr. Shipp about his achievements and his illustrious acting career.

Moderated by Brian Eison

Runtime 54 minutes 59 seconds

Press Release: Valiant Joins SC COMICON 2015

with X-O MANOWAR's Robert Venditti, Lewis LaRosa, Brian Reber, and More!

Plus: Exclusive Merchandise and a Very Bloodshot Blood Drive!

This March, Valiant is bringing the best reviewed line-up of titles anywhere in comics today to SC ComiCon 2015! On Saturday, March 21st and Sunday, March 22nd, join Valiant inside the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina for a weekend packed with giveaways, creator signings, exclusive merchandise, and special events you won't find anywhere else!

Visit Valiant at Booth #600 to take home a complete library of trade paperback and hardcover collections for X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Quantum and Woody, and many more of Valiant's top titles! And don't miss an all-star team of X-O Manowar creators, including writer Robert Venditti, cover artist Lewis LaRosa, and colorist Brian Reber, signing an SC ComiCon-exclusive X-O MANOWAR: DEAD HAND print, showcasing LaRosa and Reber's riveting artwork from the series' latest smash-hit story arc. Get it signed at the SC ComiCon merchandise booth on Saturday and Sunday!

But that's not all! Visit the SC ComiCon merchandise booth to grab another Valiant milestone in the making – an SC ComiCon-exclusive t-shirt, featuring all of Valiant's greatest heroes by Eisner Award-nominated superstar Butch Guice!

"Having been a Valiant fan since the inception of the company, I am thrilled to have Valiant have an increased presence at SC Comicon this year!" said Robert Young, the founder of SC ComiCon and founder and owner of Greenville's Borderlands Comics and Games.

Last but not least, SC ComiCon attendees can become the hero behind countless saved lives throughout the weekend by donating blood at the Blood Connection inside the TD Convention Center. Each donor will receive a complimentary BLOODSHOT REBORN t-shirt, featuring the stunning artwork of red-hot artist Mico Suayan, on behalf of Valiant and SC ComiCon.

We'll see you at SC ComiCon!

For tickets, directions, and more, visit SCComiCon.com.

For more information, visit Valiant online at Facebook.com/ValiantComicsValiantEntertainment.Tumblr.comTwitter.com/ValiantComics, and ValiantUniverse.com.

For Valiant merchandise and more, visit ValiantStore.com.

Episode 347: SC Comicon 2014 Panel - Collaboration and Continuity

Moderator Shawn Daughhetee talks with Robert Venditti (Green Lantern, Flash, X-O Manowar) and Van Jensen (Green Lantern Corps, Flash, Pinocchio Vampire Slayer) about their process of writing together on stories that tie into the larger continuity of the DCU.

Runtime: 56 minutes 26 seconds

SC Comicon 2014: Comics for All-Ages Panel

SC Comicon 2014:  Comics for All-Ages Panel

Biff! Bam! Pow! Comics aren’t just for kids anymore. They also aren’t just for adults. Comics are for everyone! Panelists Andy Runton (Owly), Jeremy Dale (Skyward), and Joey Weiser (Mermin) discuss with moderator Shawn Daughhetee how their comics are for readers of all ages.

Runtime 59 minutes 44 seconds

SC Comicon 2014:  Comics for All-Ages Panel

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SC Comicon 2014: Web Comics Panel

 Ninjasaur by Jason Horn

Ninjasaur by Jason Horn

Join panelists Bridgit Connell (Brother Nash), Jason Horn (Ninjasaur), and Chuck Hart (Lance Larson: Subcontractor for S.H.I.E.L.D.) as they discuss the advantages and pitfalls of publishing comics on the web. Moderated by Adam Daughhetee.

Runtime 45 minutes 37 seconds

SC Comicon 2014: Star Trek Continues Panel

Star Trek Continues is the acclaimed fan production aimed at completing the final two years of the original 5-year mission.  This panel will feature a viewing of the episode with introduction by Lou Ferrigno (featured in the episode) and a Q & A with director, Chris White.  Be sure not to miss this one, Star Trek fans!

Runtime 15 minutes 39 seconds

SC Comicon 2014: Comic Book Movies Panel

Start your morning off with a healthy discussion on comic book movies, moderated by Josh Dean of The Film House and including panelists Robert Venditti (The Surrogates, Percy Jackson graphic novel adaptations) Matthew Smith (Bee Sting), Allen Swords (Lecturer at Clemson University), and others.

Runtime: 53 minutes 15 seconds

SC Comicon 2014: Crowd Funding Panel

 Left to Right:  Micah Taylor, Van Jensen, Dean Trippe, Sanford Greene

Left to Right:  Micah Taylor, Van Jensen, Dean Trippe, Sanford Greene

With Van Jensen, Sanford Greene, Dean Trippe Want to learn more about how to crowd fund your project? Panelists Van Jensen (The Leg, currently on Kickstarter), Dean Trippe (Something Terrible, successfully funded on Kickstarter), and Sanford Greene (Deadlines: Vol 4, successfully funded on Kickstarter) join moderator Micah Taylor (Be Normal, successfully funded on Kickstarter; Super Big, unsuccessfully funded) to discuss tips and tricks for a successfully crowd funded project.

Runtime: 38 minutes 53 seconds

Episode 333: SC Comicon 2014 Wrap-Up

Episode 333:  SC Comicon 2014 Wrap-Up

So this was the first annual SC Comicon and it was a huge success.  How huge of a success?  Well, you will just have to listen to the show to find out.  Thanks to Rob and Michele for taking a chance with us and to Micah (first time coordinating a convention) for doing a great job.  Be on a lookout over the next few weeks for panel recordings, announcements for next year, and links to other great SC Comicon reports.

Runtime 1 hour 15 minutes 27 seconds

Episode 333:  SC Comicon 2014 Wrap-Up

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