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Comic-Con 2010 Goes Gay – er!

The Geek-tacular Comic-Con 2010 has quite a gay line up this year for usd gay geeky fanboys!  (Other than True Blood, that is)

Prism Comics will be there with nearly a dozen major comic creators attending for panels, meet and greets, creator signings and portfolio review. Prism Comics makes it their mission to support GLBT comics.  This year Prism will boast four packed panels including Andy Mangels legendary “Gays in Comics” panel. They will also be hosting the 6th annual “Heroes and Villains” party. They have expanded this year to accommodated the growing number of GLBT creators and this year promises to be the largest ever expanding from one booth into three exhibit spaces

Other LGTB Comic-Con events will include:

* Ellen Wong will  moderate the Girls Who Kick Ass panel with Jena Malone, Anna Torv, Elizabeth Mitchell, Ellen Wong, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead – about female action heroines in the modern world.

*Gays in Comics: Year 23! This all-star panel.of GLBT and straight creators, including moderator Andy Mangels, Howard Cruse, founder of Gay Comix, Geoff Johns, Marjorie M. Liu, Daniel Way, Jim McCann, Charles “Zan” Christensen, founding member of PRISM Comics, Dan Parent, writer and artist for Archie and Betty & Veronica and creator of Archie’s new gay character, Kevin Keller; and Tim Fish

* Gays in Comics Mixer and Silent Auction

And speaking of True Blood , today Friday July 23rd 5:15 p.m. “True Blood” panel featuring cast members Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Nelsan Ellis, Sam Trammell, Rutina Wesley, Deborah Ann Woll, Kristin Bauer van Straten and others along with the show’s executive producers  (WHAT!  No Alexander Skarsgård!)

You can catch up on all of Comic-Con 2010 over at the Cable Channels G4 website which ios extensively covering the event

GEEK ON!

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