July 17 – July 21, 2019 – San Diego, CA
Comic-Con International – Last Gasp Booth 1709
We have Comic-Con exclusive Weirdo tee shirts and hats, rare underground comix, new art books and the best gifts.
The Book of Weirdo - join author Jon B. Cooke and Weirdo contributors and artists for several signings and a panel discussion!
Thu - 3pm
Fri - 3pm & 5pm (before and after the Weirdo Panel)
Sat - noon
Sun - 2pm
The Book of Weirdo: A History of the Greatest Magazine Ever Published
Friday July 19, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Author Jon B. Cooke (Comic Book Creator, Comic Book Artist) and Last Gasp publisher Ron Turner join cartoonists Mary Fleener, Krystine Kryttre, and Kaz to discuss the history and impact of Robert Crumb's legendary humor comics anthology, Weirdo.
OTHER PANELS OF INTEREST:
The Exhibitors of Comic-Con (featuring Ron Turner)
Friday July 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Former Comic-Con VP of publicity and publications and former VP of exhibits Beth Holleymoderates this cast of longtime exhibitors: Bill Cole (Bill Cole Enterprises), Bud Plant (Bud Plant, Inc.), Chuck Rozanski (Mile High Comics), Ron Turner (Last Gasp), Dan Vado (SLG Publishing), and Maryelizabeth Yturralde (Mysterious Galaxy). Hear from their perspective on how the Con has changed for them over the years. For good or for bad, listen to stories and moments that have stuck with them since their exhibitor history beginnings.
Spotlight on Jon B. Cooke
Friday July 19, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn all about the career of Jon B. Cooke (editor, Comic Book Creator) as a historian, editor, designer, and author, with questions by John Morrow (TwoMorrows publisher, Stuf' Said), Jon's oldest friend in the comics world. From his stint as editor of the five-time consecutive Eisner Award–winning magazine Comic Book Artist to his latest project as author of The Book of Weirdo, Jon talks about his 20+ years in the field and his future as co-playwright of The Golden Age, a four-act play.