Marvel & Wizard World Chicago Marvel Comics is taking Wizard World Chicago by storm with news and events that include creator appearances, news-breaking panels, stunning announcements and artist portfolio reviews that could lead to future work at the House of Ideas! THE CREATORS Plan on seeing the biggest names in comic-dom all Wizard World Chicago-long at the Marvel Booth (#103) including Jeph Loeb, John Romita Jr., Paul Jenkins, Rob Liefeld, Keith Giffen, Peter David, Greg Land, Angel Medina, and Marvel's own EiC Joe Quesada! Make sure to stop by to get a few autographs and say hi! Friday, August 4th 11:00 – 12:00 Frank D'Armata Steve Epting Mike Perkins 12:00 – 1:00 C.B. Cebulski Peter David Greg Titus 1:00 – 2:00 Paul Jenkins Mark Morales Mike Norton 3:00 – 4:00 John Romita Jr. Mark Sparacio Billy Tucci 4:00 – 5:00 Mark Brooks Joe Quesada Skottie Young Saturday, August 5th 11:30 – 12:30 Mike Mayhew Bill Reinhold John Romita Jr. 1:30 – 2:30 Phil Hester Stuart Immomen Greg Land Ande Parks 2:30 – 3:30 Mark Brooks Angel Medina Joe Quesada Patrick Zircher 3:30 – 4:30 Paul Jenkins Mark Sparacio Billy Tucci 4:30 – 5:30 Jeph Loeb Rob Liefeld Saturday, August 6th 10:00 – 11:00 Jeph Loeb 11:00 – 12:00 Keith Giffen Mark Sparacio Billy Tucci 12:00 – 1:00 Steve Epting Greg Land Angel Medina 1:00 – 2:00 Clayton Henry Paul Jenkins Mark Morales John Romita Jr. 3:00 – 4:00 Mark Brooks C.B. Cebulski Peter David * All appearances are tentative and may change without notice so stop by the Marvel Booth for the latest updates. THE PANELS The fun never ends with a lineup of Marvel panels that are poised to be the talk of Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. Dealing with your favorite characters, creators, and comic books, you'll never know what to expect at these five Marvel panels: MONDO MARVEL Friday August 4th 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m. in the Alex Toth Room 2006 has already shaken the Marvel Universe to its core with Civil War, Annihilation, and Planet Hulk. But you better buckle your seatbelt because we're just getting started, True Believers! Now, as we turn to 2007, get your first hints as to what's in store! Marvel editorial and creators will be on hand to unveil shockers from every corner of the Marvel U, and beyond! CIVIL WAR! Friday August 4th 2:00p.m.- 3:00p.m. in the Christopher Reeve Theatre Whose side are you on? CIVIL WAR, the biggest book in a decade, is underway, and the first major battle has been fought. Sides are forming, blood has been shed, and friend is turning on friend. Teams are falling apart as others are forming. What will happen to your favorite characters and teams? Who will live? Who will die? Who will walk away forever? Your burning questions will be addressed and bombs dropped as series editor Tom Brevoort joins Joe Quesada and more to deliver the dispatches from the front lines. You cannot miss this! ULTIMATE UNIVERSE Saturday August 5th 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m. in the Christopher Reeve Theatre The Universe they said wasn't possible is still shaking things up and 2007 will see the biggest change yet! Find out what Joe Quesada, Jeph Loeb (Ultimates 3), and others have in store and why the Ultimate Universe continues to be the brand that is often imitated (and cloned), but never duplicated! CUP O'JOE Saturday August 5th 12:30p.m.-1:30p.m. in the Alex Toth Room Join the EEK himself, Joe Quesada, as he unveils what's on the "to do" list for all your favorite Marvel characters & creators, makes some surprising announcements, and takes on any and all questions!! As always, this is the one, no-holds barred panel that everyone's gonna be talking about, and the one panel you don't want to miss!!! PRIZE OR NO PRIZE Sunday August 6th 2:00p.m.-3:00p.m in the Alex Toth Room The hit of the con season returns! Think you know Marvel comics? Want to prove it and win cool prizes? Join the Marvel staff and your fellow Marvel zombies for a rousing round of trivia and fun! Who will be the last hero standing? It could be you, but only if you're there… THE PORTFOLIO REVIEW During Wizard World Chicago, Marvel will be reviewing portfolios of artists, inkers, and colorists for potential future work at the House of Ideas. All creators interested in having their portfolio reviewed should bring copies of their artwork (no originals) to the Marvel Booth, #103, by 4 pm on Saturday. After reviewing all samples on Friday and Saturday evening, we will display separate lists of creators at the Marvel Booth on Saturday and Sunday morning respectively that includes the names and corresponding times of those people we are interested in meeting with. Depending upon your area of expertise, you should be prepared to leave behind the following at the Marvel Booth for pre-screening review: Pencilers: At least 5 pages of sequential art as well as examples of cover illustrations Inkers: Samples of your work over at least three different pencilers Colorists: Samples that effectively display your different techniques and coloring abilities on various types of pieces Samples will not be returned.