July 14, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

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(This is a picture of our booth from the past.  Probably it’ll look pretty much like this in the future, except we have green carpet this year.)

First Second Books will be exhibiting at San Diego Comic-Con this year at booth #1323!  Stop by our booth for great books, great authors, and great conversation.

Here’s what we’ll be doing at the show.  It’s lots of things!

Thursday

11:00am – :01 Booth Signing
Lucy Knisley (Relish)

12:00pm — :01 Booth Signing
Gene Luen Yang (The Shadow Hero)

1:00pm –: 01 Booth Signing
Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong)

3:00pm – Panel
Gene Luen Yang in Conversation with Scott McCloud
Room 28DE

4:30pm – Autographing Area Signing
Gene Luen Yang
AA21

5:00pm – Panel
Understanding Stories: The Making of a Graphic Novel
w/Scott McCloud (The Sculptor)
Room 7AB

7:00pm – Bookstore Event
Gene Luen Yang and Dave Roman in Conversation
B&N Mira Mesa / 10775 Westview Parkway / San Diego, CA

8:00pm – Panel
Horror Stories of Creating Comics
w/ Calista Brill, :01 Senior Editor
Room 30CDE

Friday

11:00am – :01 Booth Signing
Lucy Knisley (Relish)

2:00pm – :01 Booth Signing
Cecil Castellucci (Odd Duck)

3:00pm – Panel
Words & Pictures
w/ Gene Luen Yang (The Shadow Hero), Lucy Knisley (Relish), Jen Wang (In Real Life), Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong)
Room 9

4:30pm – Autographing Area Signing
Gene Luen Yang (The Shadow Hero), Lucy Knisley (Relish), Jen Wang (In Real Life), Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong)
AA09

5:30pm — :01 Booth Signing
Jen Wang (In Real Life)
We’ll be giving out a limited number of free advanced copies of Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang’s upcoming graphic novel In Real Life to the SDCC attendees who come to this signing!

7:00pm – Eisner Awards @ Hilton Bayfront / Indigo Ballroom
First Second graphic novels Odd Duck (Cecil Castelluci and Sara Varon), Battling Boy (Paul Pope), Boxers & Saints (Gene Luen Yang), and Templar (Jordan Mechner, LeUyen Pham, and Alex Puvilland) are up for an Eisner Award this year!

Saturday

10:00am – Panel
Diversity in Genre Lit
w/ Gene Luen Yang (The Shadow Hero)
Room 7AB

12:00pm – :01 Booth Signing
Gene Yang (The Shadow Hero)

1:00 – :01 Booth Signing
Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong)

1:00pm – Panel
Future Landscapes
w/ Cecil Castellucci (Odd Duck)
Room 28DE

2:30pm – Autographing Area Signing
Cecil Castellucci (Odd Duck)
AA09

2:00pm – Spotlight on Lucy Knisley
Lucy Knisley (Relish)
Room 28DE

3:30pm – Autographing Area Signing
Lucy Knisley
AA21

3:00pm – :01 Booth Signing
Paul Pope (The Rise of Aurora West)
We’ll be giving away a limited number of free galleys of Paul Pope’s The Rise of Aurora West to SDCC attendees who come to this signing!

Sunday

10:00am – Panel
Kids Draw!
w/ Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy)
Room 30CDE

11:00am – Panel
Middle Grade Extravaganza
w/ Paul Pope (The Rise of Aurora West)
Room 25ABC

11:30am – Autographing Area Signing
Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy)
AA09

11:30am – Panel
From Snidely Whiplash to Voldemort and Back: The Guys and Gals We Love to Hate
w/ Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong)
Room 8

12:00pm – :01 Booth Signing
Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy)

12:30pm – Autographing Area Signing
Paul Pope (The Rise of Aurora West)
AA09

3:30pm – Panel
First Second in Conversation
w/ Faith Erin Hicks (Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong), Lucy Knisley (Relish), Paul Pope (The Rise of Aurora West), and Gene Luen Yang (The Shadow Hero)
Room 26AB

We hope you’ll stop by and say hi at the show!

One Comment on “ First Second Books at SDCC 2014 ”

  • James | July 14th, 2014 9:58 pm

    Oh, how I wish I could be there.

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