Wizard World Chicago is already under way, and big things are happening at the Big Dog booth! Be sure to stop by booth 1013 for gorgeous exclusives, awesome guests, and lots of fun!
The first 50,000 fans in attendance at the con will all receive a very special re-issue of The Legend of Oz: The Wicked West #1! Be sure to get yours comic autographed by Tom Hutchison and Nei Ruffino!
We’ll also be debuting our Critter Annual, with an amazing LE 250 exclusive cover by Jen Broomall and Ceci de la Cruz. Jen will be at the booth signing these beauties!
If you’ve been following us for long, you know we’ve had a great series of exclusive covers for our Prologue issue of Shahrazad. The last and culminating cover, a Wizard World Chicago LE 250 exclusive, features some fantastic art by Jesse Wichmann and Ula Mos.
Knightingail fans will be able to pick up a beautiful LE 250 Chicago Comic Con exclusive for Knightingail #2 by Mike DeBalfo and Nei Ruffino.
And how about a gorgeous Penny For Your Soul #1 exclusive by artist Shannon Maer! Shannon has been rocking each gorgeous cover we give him with amazing colors and stunning detail. The one is limited to 250 copies and will be available only at Wizard World Chicago.
Last but not least, we have one final very special exclusive for Big Dog Ink fans at Chicago Comic Con this weekend. Not only will Nei Ruffino be at the BDI booth 1013 all weekend long, we’re also celebrating her new role as Ursa Minor artist for retail “B” covers AND her taking over coloring duties on interiors for the series! Check out her amazing exclusive for Ursa Minor #6.vailable only at the show. AND for a super treat, Shannon will be appearing at the Big Dog Ink booth 1031 Thur-Sun signing autographs for fans! A super rare appearance by an amazing artist.
We also have an incredible line-up of guests for this show. A few already mentioned above include Tom Hutchison, Jen Broomall, Nei Ruffino, and Shannon Maer. We’ll also have Jeff Pina, Dirk Manning, Kim Hutchison, and Wayne Gardiner.
On Friday you’ll be able to find a bunch of us in Room 34 during our very special panel, From Oz to Angels: How Big Dog Ink is Breathing New Life Into Old Favorites. Be sure to come see us from 4:00-4:45 for the inside scoop on all of our books!
4:00 – 4:45PM FROM OZ TO ANGELS: HOW BIG DOG INK IS BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO OLD FAVORITES
Adaptations are everywhere in comic books. From classic tales of the undead and age old stories of fairy princesses, to a retelling of a familiar journey down a road made of golden yellow brick, find out how Big Dog Ink is treating the source material right and putting out entertaining stories that are taking the comics world by storm. Join writer/creator Tom Hutchison in this interactive panel as he discusses Big Dog Ink’s acclaimed hit comic book series Legend of Oz: The Wicked West, Ursa Minor and Penny of Your Soul and dishes about BDI’s new creator owned offerings, Rex: Zombie Killerand Knightingail. Joining him will be writer Dirk Manning (Legend of Oz: The Wicked West; Nightmare World), superstar artist Nei Ruffino (Legend of Oz: The Wicked West; Shahrazad) and writers Kari Castor & Kim Hutchison, who are tackling Big Dog Ink’s newest creative epic, Shahrazad. Will also feature an audience Q&A where no topic is off limits! (ROOM 34)
AND, as if all that wasn’t enough, be sure to stop by and pick up a scavenger hunt map! Get your map stamped by five of the amazing artists in attendance at the con! Bring back the completed card to get a special free prize and be entered into our raffle to win one of five pieces of original art by the scavenger hunt artists themselves. If you’re watching our Facebook page, you might even get to see some sneak peaks of those prizes.