I’ll be at SDCC! Come say hi!

I’m going to be at SDCC this week! I’ll be at table M13 with Jen Vaungh. That’s in the back near row 1600. You can get there easily from the B1 or B2 entrance.

Thursday, July 18—Hours 9:30am-7pm 

  • 11:00am-11:30pm— The Stone King signing—Kel McDonald
  • 4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. ComiXology Originals: Creator-Owned Comics and Beyond The biggest news in comics is comiXology’s exclusive digital content program – comiXology Originals. Now you can join comiXology’s Head of Content, Chip Mosher and a surprise cast of beloved comic creators and rising-star talent to get the scoop on an all-new, yet-to-be-announced, comiXology Originals series direct from the creators making it! They’ll wow the crowd with stories on the process of bringing creator-owned comics to life and what it’s like pushing the envelope with digital comics, and beyond. Room: 28DE
  • 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. Comics PR and Marketing 101 Need tips on how to market your content, your comics – and yourselves? This is the panel for you! Join comiXology’s Head of Content, Chip Mosher as he hosts an exciting panel of comics superstars from all corners of the industry, including Alex Segura (Archie), Spike Trotman (Iron Circus Comics), Hope Nicholson (Bedside Press), Kel McDonald (The Stone King) and Ivan Salazar (comiXology)! Don’t miss this panel as these self-motivated comic pros share their hard-earned knowledge on how to make big splash in comics through marketing and PR. Room: 8

Friday, July 19–Hours 9:30am-7pm

  • 10:00am-10:30am—The Stone King signing—Kel McDonald

Saturday, July 20–Hours 9:30am-7pm

  • 2:00pm-3:00pm— The Stone King signing—Kel McDonald

Sunday, July 21– Hours 9:30am-5pm

  • 11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., Manga: An Intro for Comics Fans Are you a comic fan, but are also interested in anime and manga, but don’t really know how to dive in? WE’RE HERE TO HELP! Join comiXologist Taylor Morgan as he asks an amazing panel of comics luminaries and tastemakers to recommend the best of manga past and present. Our panelists include Deb Aoki (Anime News Network), Kel McDonald (The Stone King), Gabriela Downie (Looney Tunes Comics), and Ivan Salazar (comiXology). Tell us your favorite comic, movie or TV show and we’ll give you a manga to match. Whether you’re a long-time or budding manga fan, this is a panel you won’t want to miss! Room: 24ABC
  • 1:00pm-1:30pm— Stone King signing—Kel McDonald

I’m at SDCC

Hey folks! I’m at SDCC. Come find me at the small press section, table m12! It’s in the back middle.

Also I’m on a bunch of panels! So come check them out

And here is the full details on my panels:

Friday, July 20 • 11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., Room: 28DE
Publishers Weekly Presents: Crowdfunding Ethics and Evolution, Friday,
Crowdfunding has become an established method of publishing but as it has grown questions about how to use it have arisen. What’s the right thing to do when a Kickstarter goes wrong? What’s the next step in crowdfunding? What’s the future of Patreon and Drip? Calvin Reid, Kel McDonald (Sorcery101), Josh O’Neil (Beehive Press),  attorney Jeff Trexler and Camilla Zhang (Kickstarter) will discuss legal and ethical issues in crowdfunding, and the latest trends.

Friday, July 20 • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Room 8
So You Want to Edit Comics? A Closer Look at the Industry’s Secret Warriors
Think you know everything about making a comic? You may know what writers and artist do, but do you know what it takes to edit comics? comiXologists Matt Kolowski and Kiersten Wing lead a panel of editors and creators including Will Dennis (Scalped), Hope Nicholson (Bedside Press), Megan Kearney(The Secret Loves of Geek Girls), Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Revival), Mike Norton (Revival), and Kel McDonald (Cautionary Fables & Fairytales) in this peek behind the curtain of comics creation.

Friday, July 20 • 7:00pm – 8:00pm Room 29AB
comiXology Originals: Comics for the YA Fan
The biggest news in comics is comiXology’s exclusive content program, comiXology Originals, but did you know they’re also offering an outstanding selection of comics perfect for young adult fiction readers? comiXologists Matt Kolowski and Kiersten Wingchat with the talented minds behind comiXology Originals’ YA offerings like Superfreaks,as well as other upcoming titles. Hear from Elsa Charretier (Superfreaks, Star Wars Adventures), Pierrick Colinet (Superfreaks, Star Wars Adventures), Margaux Saltel(Superfreaks), Tyler Crook (Harrow County), Kel McDonald (Cautionary Fables & Fairytales), M. K. Reed (The Castoffs, Palefire), and Tish Doolin (Modus Operandi) as they recount their creative journey and give tips on crafting comic stories aimed at the young adult fiction fan.

See you at San Diego!

Hey folks! I’m gonna be at San Diego Comic Con! I’m be in the small press section (that’s in the center back of the convention) I’ll be at table M-12.

I’ll also be on a panel called Kickstart Your Comic Like a Pro. It’s Saturday on 6:30-7:30 in room 26AB.

I’m also Signing at the Darkhorse booth Sunday at 11am-11:50 am.