San Diego Comic-Con 2024 Just Announced The First Group of Guests!

San Diego Comic-Con 2024 Just Announced The First Group of Guests!

Get ready to mark your calendars, because Comic-Con 2024 is shaping up to be an unforgettable event! San Diego Comic-Con 2024 is thrilled to announce the first group of special guests who will be joining us this year for a dynamic convention! Whether you’re a fan of comics, graphic novels, or storytelling in general, this lineup is sure to excite and inspire. Below are the incredible talents gracing us with their presence! If you would like to win tickets to upcoming Comic Con events, click here to join our monthly giveaways!

Guests: San Diego Comic-Con 2024

CHARLES ARDAI

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Charles Ardai, the Edgar Award-winning creator of the bestselling Gun Honey comics, is one of the standout guests for this year’s Comic-Con. Ardai is a literary dynamo, having co-created Hard Case Crime, which has published works by literary giants like Stephen King and Ray Bradbury. Ardai’s credits also include being a writer/producer on the TV series Haven and authoring the novel adaptation of The Nice Guys. His recent works, including Death Comes Too Late and Gun Honey: Collision Course, continue to captivate readers. Don’t miss the chance to hear from this master of crime fiction and comics.

RODNEY BARNES

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Rodney Barnes, an award-winning writer and producer, is known for his dynamic storytelling across mediums. Barnes recently served as an executive producer and writer for HBO’s Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, bringing to life the legendary 1980s Lakers. Through his imprint Zombie Love Studios, Barnes is dedicated to unique BIPOC perspectives, with works like Killadelphia, Blacula, and Monarch. His Eisner Award-nominated work Killadelphia has set a high bar in the comic book world. Fans of genre-defying, thought-provoking narratives are in for a treat with Rodney Barnes at Comic-Con 2024.

DANIEL CLOWES

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Photo by Brian Molyneaux Daniel Clowes, an iconic figure in the world of graphic novels, gained fame with his comic book series Eightball, known for its dark humor and keen social commentary. His graphic novel Ghost World not only became a cult classic but also received critical acclaim as a feature film. Clowes’ recent works, Patience and Monica, continue to showcase his prowess in exploring complex themes of identity and relationships. Attendees will have the opportunity to delve into the mind of one of the most innovative cartoonists and screenwriters of our time.

GERRY CONWAY

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Gerry Conway, forever known as “the man who killed Gwen Stacy,” is a legendary figure in the comic book industry. Conway co-created iconic characters such as The Punisher, Firestorm, and Power Girl. His career started with a bang, selling his first story to DC at just 16 and soon after writing for Amazing Spider-Man at Marvel. Conway’s contributions to both Marvel and DC comics have left an indelible mark on the industry. Comic-Con attendees will have the rare opportunity to hear from a creator whose work has shaped the superhero genre for decades.

NAOMI NOVIK

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Naomi Novik, celebrated author of the Scholomance trilogy, Uprooted, and Spinning Silver, is joining the Comic-Con 2024 lineup. A founder of the Archive of Our Own, Novik’s influence extends beyond her novels into the broader literary community. Her upcoming collection, Buried Deep and Other Stories, is eagerly anticipated. Fans of fantasy literature will be thrilled to hear from Novik, whose imaginative worlds and rich narratives have captured the hearts of readers worldwide.

JULIA WERTZ

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Julia Wertz, a talented cartoonist and urban explorer, brings her unique voice and perspective to Comic-Con 2024. Known for graphic novels such as Museum of Mistakes and Drinking at the Movies, Wertz’s work often combines personal anecdotes with historical insights. Her regular short story comics for The New Yorker showcase her versatility and humor. Currently working on her upcoming graphic novel Bury Me Already (It’s Nice Down Here), Wertz’s presence at the event promises engaging discussions and delightful anecdotes.

These amazing guests will be appearing Friday through Sunday, offering panels, signings, and exclusive insights into their work. Whether you’re a long-time fan or new to their creations, Comic-Con 2024 is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich world of comics and storytelling. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements and prepare for a weekend of creativity and inspiration. See you there!

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