Comic Book School New York Comicon 2013 Panel Schedule

Buddy Scalera’s Comic Book School Educational Panels
Friday  – ROOM: 1A08

Comics, Hollywood – What Creators Need to Know – 11:00PM – 12:30

More comics are being turned into films, & creators have important questions about how Hollywood works. Actionable information from top creators who have navigated the TV & movie business.

  • Jimmy Palmiotti – Comic writer Jonah Hex, Screenwriter Painkiller Jane
  • Mike Richardson – Publisher, Dark Horse comics
  • Ross Richie – Publisher, Boom Entertainment


Editors on Editing – 12:45PM – 2:00PM

Meet some of the industry’s top editors. Learn what it takes to break into comics and stay in from an all-star editorial panel.

  • Scott Allie – Editor-in-Chief, Dark Horse
  • Chris Ryall – Editor-in-Chief, IDW
  • Warren Simons – Executive Editor, Valiant
  • Host: Buddy Scalera

Inside the Creator’s Studio with Jimmy Palmiotti 2:15PM – 3:45PM

Meet Jimmy Palmiotti like you’ve never met him before…alone on stage. An brutally honest  conversation about writing, editing, and inking comics; breaking into the industry; staying employed; and the inevitable ups and downs of a career. Just two guys talking about a career in the comic book industry.

  • Guest: Jimmy Palmiotti, Paper Films
  • Presenter/Interviewer: Buddy Scalera


Page 1 – Panel 1 (Comic Book Writing & Art Tutorial) – 4:00PM – 5:00PM

An all-star cast of experienced, working comic book writers and artists talk about telling an effective story on the page. Learn about how real professional artists break down a script and thumbnail a page. Actual working pros show you how they determine the layout, the story flow, and specific panels from a real comic book script.

  • Jerry Ordway – Shazam, Superman
  • Marc Silvestri – Witchblade, Darkness, Cyberforce
  • Jamal Igle – Supergirl, Molly Danger
  • Host: Buddy Scalera
  • Moderator Support: Pat Quinn of Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)


Creator Connection – 5:15PM – 6:30PM

Meet your next creative partner in this fun, interactive networking session. Bring business cards & samples of your work. This is the panel that has literally helped complete strangers form creative teams and publish comic books. This is the original and best Creator Connection. Be there and launch your career.

(Note: This is not a portfolio review. This is like speed dating for creators. Shy people welcome!)

  • Host: Buddy Scalera
  • Support by Model/Actress Haydee Urena of “Comic Artist’s Photo Reference”
  • Publisher support by Pronto Comics


We will also have a table in Artist Alley #C5.

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