9/5: AN AFTERNOON WITH JAY & SILENT BOB UPDATE: We are thrilled to announce that we have expanded the Afternoon with Jay & Silent Bob events to include a new panel hosted by the one and only Jason Mewes! The panel will feature Walt Flanagan and Bryan Johnson of the award winning podcast Tell ’em SteveDave! along with Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen of I Sell Comics! This bonus panel is open to all Baltimore Comic-Con ticket holders and will take place at 1:30 pm on Saturday, September 7, 2013. The 90 minute panel will be followed by the screening of The Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie and live appearance by Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes. With the expanded event, the start time of the film will be pushed back to begin at 3:30pm. You can buy your tickets for the Afternoon With Jay & Silent Bob here.
That’s right! Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes will both be appearing at this year’s show to promote their new animated feature, Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie!
Best known for their roles as Jay and Silent Bob in the View Askewniverse films, which includes Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and Clerks 2, Smith and Mewes are fan-favorites among comic and movie enthusiasts alike. Their careers span appearances in film, television, and video games, as well as hosting a series of podcasts on their online network, SModcast.
In addition to his acting career, Smith is a well-known comic writer, having worked on such titles as Batman: Cacophony, Batman: The Widening Gyre, The Bionic Man, Daredevil, Green Arrow, Green Hornet, and Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil That Men Do. In 1998, he received a Harvey Award for Best New Talent.
View Askew and The Baltimore Comic-Con have arranged an amazing afternoon with Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes on the Saturday of the show. This special three-hour event will include:
A screening of the all-new animated film: Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie
A live podcast Q&A with Kevin and Jason
This three-hour special, private event will be available as a separate event ticket (separate from convention admission) and seating is limited. As part of the Baltimore Comic-Con, admission to the show is also required.
Also available will be a SUPER GROOVY event ticket which will include early, priority seating at the event as well as an autographed exclusive print signed by BOTH Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes! (The prints will be signed ahead of the event – Jason and Kevin will not be available for additional autographs).
This will be Kevin and Jason’s only appearance at the show, and the only opportunity for an autograph!
The 3-hour event will be held on Saturday, September 7th at 1:00 pm in the large upstairs programming room. The doors will open for seating at 12:30 pm with early, advanced seating to this private event starting at 12 noon.
“We can hardly believe that it actually came together! We are thrilled that both Kevin and Jason will be here to screen their new film at the show,” said Marc Nathan, show promoter of the Baltimore Comic-Con. “Their characters, Jay and Silent Bob, are pop-culture icons and we just know that fans are going to be clamoring to be a part of this special event!”
General Admission Tickets for the event will run $40, and the limited, Super-Groovy exclusive tickets (which include early, advanced movie seating and the signed movie poster print) are $75 and are sure to go fast. Tickets can be purchased by visiting baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets.