Top Cow at San Diego Comic-Con!

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Top Cow at San Diego Comic-Con!

Comic fans of all ages, that magical time of the year when the entire industry culminates in 5 days of geeky glory - San Diego International Comic-Con.

Aphrodite IX/Cyber Force #1

Here at Top Cow, we've spent all year planning to make this year's SDCC the best one yet, so from July 23-27 at the San Diego Convention Center, be sure to visit Booth #2629. We've got a gratuitous amount of exclusives, signings, and even VIP Packages, all wrapped up neat and just waiting for you to pick up at those low, low convention prices.

In addition to our booth presence - see the bottom of this article for signing times - Top Cow will also be presenting a special panel, on Saturday, July 26th, from 11am-12pm in Room 9. The panel, featuring Marc Silvestri, Matt Hawkins, and other members of the Top Cow crew, will focus on Top Cow's future plans for film and television adaptations, video games, upcoming comic projects, and the rules for next year's Talent Hunt. Attendees will also receive a panel-exclusive lithograph.

As for those goodies you're so eager to get your hands on, our exclusives (featured to the right) include:
-Aphrodite/Cyberforce #1 SDCC Exclusive Cover, limited to 500, at $10 Rise of the Magi #2
-Rise of the Magi #2 SDCC Exclusive Cover, limited to 500, at $10
-Aphrodite IX vol. 2 SDCC Exclusive Cover, limited to 500, at $20
-Aphrodite IX SDCC Exclusive Print, limited to 100, at $20
-Rise of the Magi SDCC Exclusive Print, limited to 100, at $20
-Witchblade SDCC Exclusive Print, limited to 100, at $20

Additionally, this year's SDCC brings about one of the coolest Top Cow innovations yet - VIP Packages! Each package is centered around a different member of the Top Cow crew, allowing superfans to get the most out of their favorites. At just $200 each, these packages are a total steal, so get 'em while you can - there might not be enough to go around for the whole Herd!

Our first VIP Package is the Matt Hawkins/Stjepan Sejic Combo Package, limited to 50 total (10 will be sold a day starting at preview night). This package celebrates Top Cow’s prolific writer/artist duo, and includes: Aphrodite IX vol. 2
-An Original Sketch by Stjepan Sejic on a sketch cover of Death Vigil #1 (Note: this is not a commission – these original sketches have been prepared in advance and will be selected at random – due to the amount of packages made, you cannot choose which sketch you will receive, but we guarantee it will be up to the usual Sejic quality)
-Think Tank vol. 1, 2, & 3
-Think Tank vol. 1 Hard Cover
-Wildfire #1 Retailer Incentive
-Aphrodite IX/Cyber Force #1 (SDCC Variant)
-Aphrodite IX vol. 1 and vol. 2 (SDCC Exclusive Cover)
-3 11 x 17 SDCC Prints
-Cyber Force #1-4 Variant Covers
-Artifacts vol. 4, 5, & 6
-Angelus vol. 1
-Ravine vol. 1
-Pack of Artifacts Trading Cards (Gold Edition)
Aphrodite IX SDCC Exclusive Print -Top Cow Hat
-Top Cow Bible

Our next package is for fans of the old school - those who've stuck with the Herd from day one - the Marc Silvestri Sketch Package, limited to 40 total (10 per day starting Thursday at 10 AM). This package contains:
-Sketch Ticket, good for one original sketch by Marc himself (Note: your sketch must be done on the day you make your purchase)
-Rise of the Magi #1 Retailer Incentive
-Rise of the Magi #2 (SDCC Variant)
-Aphrodite IX vol. 2 (SDCC Exclusive Cover)
-Aphrodite IX/Cyber Force #1 (SDCC Variant)
-3 11×17 SDCC Prints
-Cyber Force #1-5 (Marc Silvestri Cover C)
-Witchblade #170 Retailer Incentive
-Art of Marc Silvestri Hardcover
-Pack of Artifacts Trading Cards (Gold Edition)
Rise of the Magi Exclusive Print -Top Cow Hat
-The Top Cow Bible

Our final package is enough to make any aspiring creatives out there swoon - the Comic-Con Writer's Package, limited to just 10 total - will be available ONLY for preorder on the Top Cow Store. A must-have for the up-and-coming writers of the Herd, this package guarantees a one-on-one writer's meeting with Top Cow President, COO, and writer extraordinaire, Matt Hawkins, for one hour at San Diego International ComiCon, to be scheduled in advance via email.
In addition to a face-to-face meeting, Matt will take an hour-long phone call with you and read your script or pitch before the show. To make the most out of this package, after your one-on-one, Matt will make himself available for two additional half-hour phone calls, to maximize the revisions and make the most out of your writing.

Booth #2629 Signing Schedule:

Witchblade Exclusive Print
Marc Silvestri * Signing Only - No Sketches* -- 6:30PM- 9:00PM

Matt Hawkins -- 11:30pm-1:30pm
Ron Marz -- 12pm-1pm
Marc Silvestri -- 1pm-5pm
Larime Taylor -- 2pm-5pm

Matt Hawkins -- 1pm-4pm
Marc Silvestri -- 1pm- 5pm
Larime Taylor -- 10am-12:45pm & 4pm-6:30pm

Top Cow Panel -- 11am-12pm
Matt Hawkins -- 12:30pm-3:30pm
Ron Marz -- 12:30pm-1:30pm
Marc Silvestri -- 1pm-5pm
Larime Taylor -- 10am-12:00pm & 4pm-6:30pm

Marc Silvestri -- 12pm-4pm
Larime Taylor -- 11am-3pm

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