Comic Guests, Events & Signing Times at KAPOW!

Well KAPOW! is this weekend, and for you luck guys who have gotten a ticket for the SOLD OUT event here is the time table for who is there and where they’ll be at what time!

My Only advice to new con attendees is that if you want a signature/sketch from a guest and they are a big name! GET THERE EARLY!! otherwise you might be disappointed!

NEW COMIC GUESTS SINCE SITE WENT LIVE:

  • Melinda Gebbie
  • Simon Bisley
  • Peter Milligan
  • Doug Braithwaite
  • Shaky Kane
  • Nick Lowe
  • Nick Spencer
  • Clint Langley
  • Ian Churchill
  • Steve Wacker
  • David Lafuente
  • James Hodgkins

And the only people who are now unable to attend due to scheduling conflicts are:

  • Mike McMahon
  • Frankie Boyle

KAPOW! covers movies, TV and video-games, but our priority is always comic-books. Here are the panels especially devoted to them over Kapow! weekend. Please note – tickets have now sold out.

SATURDAY’S COMIC BOOK PANELS:

10.00-10.45 MARSHAL LAW PANEL

Kevin O’Neill and Pat Mills celebrate the return of Marshal Law which will be reprinted by DC Comics.

11.00–12.00 2000AD MEGA-STARS PANEL

The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’s script and art droids, past and present including Dave Gibbons, Brian Bolland, Brendan McCarthy, Al Ewing, Steve Yeowell, Chris Weston & Jock. Chaired by 2000AD editor Matt Smith.

11.15–12.15 MARVEL: BREAKING INTO COMICS THE MARVEL WAY

Are you an aspiring writer or artist? Have you always dreamed of working for Marvel? Well, here’s your chance to pick the brains of Senior Editors Nick Lowe & Steve Wacker, superstar artists Bryan Hitch (The Ultimates), Adi Granov (Astonishing Captain America), Doug Braithwaite (Justice, X-Men), and Leinil Yu (Ultimate Comics Avengers vs. New Ultimates) and writer Kieron Gillen (Uncanny X-Men).

12.30-1.30 DC SUPERSTARS CREATORS PANEL

Enjoy an audience with the biggest names from DC Comics including Marketing Guru Bob Wayne, Frank Quitely (All-Star Superman, All-Star Batman and Robin), Paul Cornell (Action Comics, Knight and Squire) and Peter Milligan (Hellblazer).

12.15-1.15 MEET THE STARS OF CLINT MAG

Get ready for the most talked about panel of Kapow! NOTE: This panel is only available to 15 and over. We think you know why.

3.00-3.45 MARVEL COMICS 2011/ 2012

This is it, Mighty Marvel fans- the no-holds-barred, anything goes, full of surprises panel you wait all year for, and it’s here! With Senior Editors Nick Lowe & Steve Wacker.

5.00-6.30 STAN LEE AWARDS

Join Billy Kirkwood, one of the hottest stand-ups in the country, as he hosts the world’s first International Stan Lee Awards.

SUNDAY’S COMIC-BOOK PANELS:

10.30-11.30 CREATOR-OWNED COMICS SPONSORED BY MILLARWORLD

Join the creators of Kick-Ass, Superior and Nemesis and hear the exclusive news on the 3 new Millarworld titles. Also, Andy Diggle and Jock unveil their new project and Eric Stephenson talks Image Comics.

2.15-3.00 MARVEL: WELCOME TO THE X-MEN

X-Men Senior Editor Nick Lowe and writer Kieron Gillen (Uncanny X-Men) and a slew of surprise guests explore the present landscape and multiple futures of the X-Men.

3.15-4.00 MARVEL: THE AMAZING SPIDER-PANEL

Join Spider-Man Senior Editor Steve Wacker and Spider-Man Artist Extraordinaire John Romita Jr. as they talk about what’s on the horizon for Peter Parker and just what the threat of Infestation could mean for the Marvel Universe!

SIGNINGS – SAT 9TH APRIL

TIME Signing Table A Signing  Table B Signing  Table C Signing  Table D
10.00-11.00 SIMON FURMAN STEVE DILLON DAVID LAFUENTE GLENN FABRY
11.00-12.00 JONATHAN ROSS STEWART LEE
12.00-1.00 CHRIS WESTON JOCK STEVE YEOWELL JOHN McCREA
1.00-2.00 DAVID LLOYD BRIAN BOLLAND BRENDAN McCARTHY AL EWING
2.00-3.00 BRYAN HITCH PETE MILLIGAN PAUL CORNELL SIMON BISLEY
3.00-4.00 BRYAN HITCH PAT MILLS/KEV O’NEILL PAUL CORNELL IAN CHURCHILL
4.00-5.00 JOHN ROMITA JR. PAT MILLS/KEV O’NEILL PETER HOGAN DOUG BRAITHWAITE

SIGNINGS – SUN 10TH APRIL

TIME Signing  Table A Signing  Table B Signing  Table C Signing  Table D
11.30-12.30 JOHN ROMITA JR KIERON GILLEN DUNCAN FEGREDO SEAN PHILLIPS
12.30-1.30 JOHN ROMITA JR LIAM SHARP OLIVIER COIPEL JAMES HODGKINS
1.30-2.30 DAVID HINE ADI GRANOV OLIVIER COIPEL ANDY DIGGLE
2.30-3.30 DAVE GIBBONS MARK  MILLAR LEINIL YU FRANK QUITELY
3.30-4.00 DAVE GIBBONS MARK  MILLAR LEINIL YU FRANK QUITELY

Other events at Kapow! include Jonathan Ross’ Comic Fans vs. Comic Pros Game Show, the World Premiere of Steven Spielberg’s Falling Skies, An Audience with Mark Gatiss, Joe Cornish presents Attack the Block, plus panels and signings with Misfits, Skins, Merlin and Being Human.

For more information on Kapow! please contact [email protected]

Platinum Sponsor of Kapow!


The UK’s largest video games and entertainment site IGN is the Platinum Sponsor for the event. IGN brings readers the latest news, expert reviews and exclusive previews and features from the world of gaming, film, TV and comics.

KAPOW! and IGN UK www.ign.com are working together to create the ‘IGN Arena’, where top gaming studios and publishers will be giving attendees the chance to try out the latest games and exclusive first look’s at some of the biggest releases of 2011.

Gold Sponsor of Kapow!


Guinness World Records is the ultimate authority on superlative facts and record-breaking achievement.  First published in 1955, the annual Guinness World Records book is sold in more than 100 countries and 25 languages and is one of the highest-selling books under copyright of all time. Guinness World Records also publishes the best-selling Gamer’s Edition every year; a records book devoted solely to the world of computer gaming and high score record achievements.  As the arbiter of record breaking achievement, Guinness World Records will be adjudicating brand new records at this year’s KAPOW! including the Fastest production of a comic book and Most Contributors to a Comic-Book with the participation of some of the highest profile authors from the comic book industry.

Guinness World Records is proud to be supporting the KAPOW! Comic Convention, the number one UK event dedicated to comic books, the films, TV shows and games they inspire. Join us on Facebook and Twitter www.facebook.com/GuinnessWorldRecordshttp://twitter.com/GWRNews

For more information on Kapow! please contact [email protected]

Source: KAPOW!

GS Reporter: Matt

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