As part of the Comics Unmasked exhibition, writers Warren Ellis and Grant Morrison will be joined by noted superhero scholars Will Brooker and Sarah Zaiden and moderator Sam Leith for "(Super)Hero with 1,000 Faces," a panel discussion on the evolution of the superhero on Monday, June 16 from 6:30-8pm in the Conference Centre at the British Library in London, United Kingdom. Tickets are £8, £6 for seniors. The Conference Centre at the British Library is located at 96 Euston Rd., London NW1 2DB, United Kingdom.
HeroesCon is taking place from June 20–22 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Since 1982, HeroesCon has grown into one of the nation's premier comic conventions, with activities, top talent, and oodles of comics. Guests include Evan Dorkin, Art Adams, Matt Fraction, Cully Hamner, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Michael Cho, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Jim Mahfood, Esad Ribic, Andrew Robinson, Jeff Smith, Mark Waid, Maris Wicks, Don Rosa, Joe Staton, Bill Sienkiewicz, and many more (full guest list here). Single day tickets are $15-20; 3-day passes are $40; children under 12 get in free. The Charlotte Convention Center is located at 501 S. College St., Charlotte, NC 28202.
From June 20-22, Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con takes over the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada for 3 days of comics, gaming, pop culture, and more. Programming includes panels and workshops such as "Breaking Into Comics," "Digital Ink Techniques," "Art of Collecting," publisher spotlights, cosplay competitions, 24-Hour Comic Day, Kids Day, and more. Guests include Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, George Perez, Adam Kubert, Steve Epting, Len Wein, Jim Valentino, Charles Soule, Andy Lanning, Whilce Portacio, and Brian Buccellato. Single day tickets are $25-35; 3-day passes are $60. The South Point Hotel & Casino is located at 9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89183.
Enjoy a special director's screening of Stripped on Saturday, June 21 from 5-9pm at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, California. The documentary chronicles the comic strip through interviews with over 90 cartoonists, including Bill Watterson, Stephen Pastis, Jim Davis, Kate Beaton, Matthew Inman, Jeff Keane, Scott McCloud, and others. The cartoonists expound on the medium and how the decline of newspapers means for the future of the business. A Q&A session with directors Dave Kellett and Fred Schroeder will follow the screening. Admission is free. The Charles M. Schulz Museum is located at 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.