Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Visit The San Diego Comic Art Gallery During Comic-Con International 2015
The Art of Kevin Eastman Exhibition Gets Extended Hours This Week Only!
San Diego, CA (July 1, 2015) – In one week’s time, San Diego, CA will once again shine as the capital of the pop culture world with plenty to do both in and around the San Diego Convention Center. And whether you have a Comic-Con 4-day pass or didn’t get a ticket at all this year, IDW Publishing would like to invite you to visit the San Diego Comics Art Gallery, San Diego’s only permanent gallery completely dedicated to sequential comic book art, for a truly unique comics experience during SDCC!
The SDCAG inaugural exhibition features the prolific work of San Diego resident Kevin Eastman, the co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Featuring numerous highlights from the very first Turtle sketch to the most recent comic book cover, fans get a first-hand look into the creation of a pop culture sensation. And as an added bonus, fans that pre-order select IDW SDCC exclusives on IDW’s webstore through this Friday, July 3 will be able to pick up them at the SDCAG starting Wednesday, July 8 through Monday, July 13.
In celebration of the biggest week in pop culture, the SDCAG will hold an Open House with extended hours on Wednesday, July 8 (Preview Night) and will be open Monday, July 13 for those that want one more day of comics fun.
Wednesday, July 8: 10am-11pm
Thursday, July 9: 10am-6pm
Friday, July 10: 10am-6pm
Saturday, July 11: 10am-6pm
Sunday, July 12: 10am-6pm
Monday, July 13: 10am-6pm
The San Diego Comic Art Gallery is an entirely new kind of venture with a rotating gallery of original art, a retail space, the Eastman Studio (permanent display), an artist in residence studio and the IDW Library. For more details visit http://sdcomicartgallery.com/
The SDCAG is located in the NTC in Liberty Station, roughly 5 miles from the San Diego Convention Center.
2765 Truxtun Road
San Diego, CA 92106
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Disney’s classic characters including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Uncle Scrooge; Paramount/CBS’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Zombies vs Robots by Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood; Ragnarök from Eisner Award-winner Walter Simonson; and Little Nemo from the award-winning duo of Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to acclaimed imprints such as the Library of American Comics, which publishes classic comic reprints, Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio, IDW Artist’s Editions, and Top Shelf Productions.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot; Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood's Lore; Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film, and Alex Kurtzman is producing a movie based on Locke & Key at Universal.
IDW Entertainment was started in 2014 to fund, develop, and oversee brand extensions across IDW Publishing’s portfolio of comics and graphic novels for the global television market. IDW Entertainment is currently in development with a slate of properties for television including the chilling and realistic vampire thriller, V Wars, by New York Times Best Seller Jonathan Maberry with writer/executive producer Tim Schlattmann (Dexter, Smallville); Douglas Adams' Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, with writer/executive producer Max Landis (Chronicle); and many others.
IDW Publishing Press Release