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SKIN TRADE Launch at Comicon

A couple of last minute additions to my schedule for San Diego Comicon.

Avatar Press will be bringing out the first issue of their SKIN TRADE comic at the con, based on my werewolf novella "The Skin Trade," which won the World Fantasy Award back, oh... before some of you were born.

Daniel Abraham did the adaptation and wrote the script. Mike Wolfer did the art (and what a perfect name for this particular story). An asthmatic lycanthrope, a sexy female PI, a gloomy gothic rustbelt city...


Daniel, Mike, and I will be signing copies of SKING TRADE #1 at the Avatar booth (2701) on Saturday afternoon, 12:30 to 1:30.  This will be a TICKETED signing, limited to 125 people.  Fans can stop by the Avatar booth any time to ask about tickets.  So get there EARLY.

Then, on Sunday, Mike Wolfer, William Christensen, and I will be doing a SKIN TRADE panel in the convention center.  That's 12:00 noon, in room 25ABC.  (Daniel won't be able to join us, he'll be off elsewhere being half of James S.A. Corey).

For those of you who can't be at San Diego, SKIN TRADE #1 will go on sale at your local comic shop tomorrow... well, I see it's past midnight, so make that today.  Wednesday, July 17.

SKIN TRADE #2 will follow next month.


But speaking of San Diego, I had better go pack.  See you all at Comicon!


Jul. 17th, 2013 07:49 am (UTC)
Sometimes typos look really neat, like "SKING TRADE #1".
Jul. 17th, 2013 01:24 pm (UTC)
This is actually the first piece of your work I ever read. My original copy is falling apart.
Jul. 17th, 2013 01:30 pm (UTC)
Have a good time! Looking forward to coverage as I won't be able to make it this year :=( See if you can get yourself a Stark shield.
Jul. 17th, 2013 01:32 pm (UTC)
I just keep getting more and more jealous of those lucky to go!

Will you post some of your reactions to your comicon experience?
Jul. 17th, 2013 09:35 pm (UTC)
Really like the cover, that dog looks ferocious. Well, after five here, almost quitting time. Unlike the lucky ones, not packing for ComiCon tonight.
Jul. 18th, 2013 02:48 am (UTC)
Sadly, my LCS isn't stocking it and it isn't on Comixology.

Sean Hall
Jul. 18th, 2013 02:23 pm (UTC)
17 Emmy Nominations!
Congrats on your show getting SEVENTEEN freakin' Emmy nominations...I should probably watch the third season soon on my HBO GO account.

Edited at 2013-07-18 05:08 pm (UTC)
Jul. 19th, 2013 11:01 am (UTC)
Desperate Australians
I know a number of desperate sydney fans who missed out on the fantastic sounding talk on 11 nov at the opera house (sold out in 90 seconds!) there any chance at all of another date? Please, please, pleeeaaaaaaassseeeeee!
Jul. 21st, 2013 11:02 pm (UTC)
George, I have always been curious as to whether you and your wife were joined together in front of the old gods or the new?
Jul. 22nd, 2013 05:29 pm (UTC)
RE: Skin Trade Movie
George! Is your novella still going to come out with Mike the Pike or their option expired?? If so, have you chosen a new production company? LETS MAKE IT HAPPPPEEN. =)
Bernard Gumz
Jul. 23rd, 2013 06:18 am (UTC)
Stannis 3:16
We snuck some GOT onto Monday night Raw tonight =) http://twitpic.com/d45t2f
Jul. 23rd, 2013 03:26 pm (UTC)
Really wasted from comic con this year, as always and Forever. There are cons, and there's comic con, one of a kind.

Edited at 2013-07-23 03:26 pm (UTC)
Jul. 23rd, 2013 08:43 pm (UTC)
This is off-topic, but I thought you'd want to know that not one, but TWO of the stories from your week as our Clarion West instructor went live this month at Lightspeed :D "Ushakiran" by Laura Friis and "This Villain You Must Create" by Carlie St. George.

(Sorry I don't comment more often, I keep forgetting you have an LJ, and actually, I sort of keep forgetting I have an LJ haha)



George R.R. Martin
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