Under the tents 2022: Factory Entertainment, Val Hochberg, KRS Comics, Martin Hsu

It’s the weekend – but Comic-Con news never rests. We have a busy weekend edition of Under the tentswith news on Z2 Comics, Factory Entertainment, KRS Comics, Martin Hsu, Val Hochberg, crochet designs, and more.

Here’s a look at some of the news you might have missed:

  • A recent article from Publishers Weekly revealed several interesting tidbits about the scam, including that Drawn & Quarterly won’t be at the show this year (despite sponsoring cartoonist Sophie Yanow). Dark Horse will also be jumping, although we’ve heard this news before. They also revealed that Toei Animation will be present and indie Z2 Comics will have an exciting presence, with the cast of Last podcast leftactor and comic book writer David Dastmalchian, and Schitt’s Creek starring Emily Hampshire.
  • Myopia author Richard Dent will be at Comic-Con in San Diego, signing autographs at the Sails Pavilion. But you can also stop by Dynamite Entertainment #M-12 in Small Press to get a FREE Myopia magnet, while supplies last. Here is Dent’s signing schedule, at the AA20 table at the Sails Pavilion:
    • Thursday July 21 2:30-7 p.m.
    • Friday July 22 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
    • Saturday July 23 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
    • Sunday July 24 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m.

  • Here comes the men in black… at San Diego Comic-Con, at the Factory Entertainment booth. Factory let attendees know that if they stop by booth #2743 during the convention, they will be treated to several new company collectibles, including new items for men in black.
  • Prepare your sharpies! KRS Comics will have many fan-favorite artists and writers at their booth #5537, including Ken Lashley, Stan Sakai, Mike Mayhew, Javan Jordan, Alex Cormack and Will Jack. The exact timing is still TBA.
  • Speaking of signatures, IT NEEDS KVLT artist Liana Kangas took a look at his tentative SDCC schedule, which includes signings at Scout and IDW; convention exclusives, many of which have yet to be revealed; and panels.
  • Cyanide & Happiness, of which you have no doubt seen comics, books, games and more somewhere on the net, will be at booth #1234 This year.
  • Artist Genevieve Santos has unveiled a new impression she will have at San Diego Comic-Con, for the KPop group Seventeen. Swing by Small Press #L-7 to pick it up, and remaining inventory will be available online after the con starting Monday, July 25 at 9:00 a.m. PT.
  • Martin Hsu gave us a glimpse of one of three Ted Lasso and the Cats pieces he will be offering, with more information to come.
  • If you were hoping to get a commission from artist Jeff Pina, we have some bad news. Pina won’t be offering commissions at San Diego Comic-Con, but with the large number of originals he’s bringing with him, there’s no shortage of great art to choose from.
  • **WARNING: Stranger Things 4 Spoilers Ahead!** How amazing is Eddie Munson? Patrick Ballesteros captured it in all its glory in what will be a very rad sticker for your D&D screen.
  • Red 5 Comics’ Butcher Queen comic will be well represented at San Diego Comic-Con with a exclusive coverage of #1 by artist Tim Bradstreet. Writer Jimmy Ousley and artist Benjamin Sawyer will be present.
  • This roly-poly small Cthulhu will be yours for the taking if you manage to find it during a “creature drop” by creator Morgan the Slay.
  • While “Nifty Neuron” has yet to reveal this year’s hook drops for San Diego Comic-Con, they have. index they arrive. You can see crochet designs from previous years on their blog.
  • Gays in spaaaaaaace. Kim Macharia, President of the Space Frontier Foundation, revealed on Twitter that there will be a “Gays In Actual Space” panel at the SDCC this year.
  • Catch them all! Artist Val Hochberg exhibited several new original artwork for Eeveelution, which will be available from Small Press #N-12.
  • NFT 80s retro live comedy streaming series Cyberfist heads at stand #2000 in July.
  • Abyssmal Entertainment, a multimedia company, will be at booth #1901 at San Diego Comic-Con this year, where they will have a copy of Myths of the abyssand their new documentary Surviving Supercon.

Something we missed? Let us know in the comments, write or tweet us at @SD_Comic_Con.

If you missed our previous Under the Tents 2022 articles, you can find them HERE.

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