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Jim Starlin to return to SDCC with a panel and signings

Legendary comic creator Jim Starlin is set to return to San Diego Comic-Con with a panel that celebrates his legendary 50 year (and counting) career in the comic book industry. The panel will be hosted by Coy Jandreau (Comic Book Historian, and Nerdist Host) in Room 7AB at the San Diego Convention Center from 10AM – 11AM on Thursday July 21st.

In addition he Jim Starlin will be signing every day (times to be announced later) at the AfterShock Comics booth (#2715) on the Comic-Con exhibit floor.

Check out the interview we did with Jim at the last regular San Diego Comic-Con in 2019 here. https://theconventioncollective.com/cci/sdcc-2019-in-conversation-with-jim-starlin-the-infinity-saga

More information is below courtesy of the press release.


­­­In 2016, Jim Starlin almost walked away from the comic book industry for good after an accident “blew a hole between his thumb and index finger” but like a comic book hero who suffers a massive defeat before rising again, legendary artist Jim Starlin came back. in 2022, Jim is kicking off San Diego Comic Con with a bang! At 10AM on Thursday July 21st, Jim will host a panel celebrating 50 Years in the comics business moderated by Comic Book Historian and Nerdist Host Coy Jandreau.

­­Considered one of the most influential writers in comics history, Starlin is probably best known as the creator of Marvel’s villainous Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet Saga (which was the basis for all things Marvel Cinematic Universe for phases One through Three), Starlin has created many of Marvel’s best loved characters like Guardians Of The Galaxy’s Drax and Gamora. He also is credited as being responsible for reviving and molding characters into the most popular versions of themselves such as the Captain Marvel in the Death Of Captain Marvel and Adam Warlock in the Magus Saga. Starlin is not only known for his Marvel work. He worked on several successful DC Comics Titles including the Justice League and Superboy, creating one of the most beloved runs on Batman (A Death In The Family), and launching his own independent creation DREADSTAR who returned in 2021 after a 30-year absence with DREADSTAR Returns. ­

Join Jim for this 50th Anniversary Celebration and celebrate all things Jim Starlin with never-before-seen art, anecdotes and surprises. 

Jim will also be signing comics at the AFTERSHOCK booth on the SDCC floor daily. Check socials for further information. 
Celebrating 50 Years of Jim Starlin, Thursday, 7/21/22, 10:00AM – 11:00AM, Room: 7AB
THURSDAY FROM 10AM TO 11AM – Join Moderator Coy Jandreau (Nerdist, Collider) as he talks to legendary comic book creator Jim Starlin (Thanos, Infinity Gauntlet Saga, Dreadstar, Gamora, Drax) in a celebration of his 50 years in the Comics Industry. From Thanos to Dreadstar and beyond, celebrate all things Jim Starlin with never before seen art, anecdotes and surprises. Room: 7AB
Dan Berry
Dan Berry
Dan Berry is a man of mystery, an enigma that flits from convention to convention like a spectre, like a spirit. His interests range far and wide: he cannot be determined, he cannot be defined, he cannot be contained. He's like the wind. He also is a Sagittarius and enjoys a nice Italian.

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