Tuesday, July 7th at 7 pm ET, artist and writer and 2019 Queer Press Grant winner, Tana Ford, joins hosts GalaxyCon Co-Founder Mike Broder and comics host extraordinaire Patty Hawkins on Facebook Live! The 2020 Eisner nominee for her work on LaGuardia (Dark Horse), Tana also came in second for a HUGO Award for her work on Nnedi Okorafor’s Black Panther: Long Live the King.
Wednesday, July 8th at 7 pm ET, join Axel Alonso, the creative team behind Devil’s Highway including writer Benjamin Percy (Wolverine, Green Arrow) and artist Brent Schoonover, as well as the artist of The Resistance and Bad Mother, Mike Deodato (Wonder Woman), to talk about how AWA is looking to shake up the comic and entertainment world in a big way, including GalaxyCon Talks Comics.
AWA Studios, a creative business owned and operated by creators, launched in March 2020 by a 25-year veteran of the comics industry, Axel Alonso. He started his career as an editor at Vertigo/DC Comics and moved onto Marvel in 2000 where he spearheaded Marvel’s efforts to revitalize and diversify their superhero lineup, including driving the creation of Miles Morales/Spider-Man, Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel, Jane Foster/Thor, and Sam Wilson/Captain America, and brought in celebrated movie director Reginald Hudlin and National Book Award winner and MacArthur genius, Ta-Nehesi Coates, to bring the Black Panther to new creative heights.
Axel is now leading the charge behind an array of all-new original series spanning and blending genres, as well the creation of a new shared universe, from the mind of visionary American screenwriter creator J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5).