Fans of superhero web series Shelf Life will want to attend Tara Platt & Yuri Lowenthal's SDCC panel this evening to score a *Free* SL comic book.
Are you interested in creating unique video content for the web? Wish you knew how to produce and star in your very own web series? Well SDCC visitors answering those questions in the affirmative won't want to miss today's highly informative panel, Moving to the Web: Be Your Own Producer, hosted by Tara Platt & Yuri Lowenthal (creators and producers of the award winning web series Shelf Life).
Shelf Life (currently in its third season), stars power-couple Yuri and Tara as "Bug Boy" and "Hero Lass," respectively. They, along with two comedic friends ("Samurai Snake" and "Hero Man") are shelf-bound superhero action figures that often cuss like sailors and consistently bring silly fun to the web week after week. SL fans, or those just interested in learning more, who attend today's panel can grab a *free* copy of Shelf Life's first actual comic book! The one-shot SDCC freebie includes two stories (by Dekker Dreyer, Andy Suriano, Melinda Davidson and Yuri Lowenthal himself), pinups (by Thom Zahler, Chris Moreno, Len Peralta, Sean "Cheeks" Galloway and William Haefeli), fan art, additional art by (Al-Insan Lashley and Jake Akuna) plus a special invitation to Shelf LIVE!
Shelf Life Cast: Tara Platt, Travis Willingham, Yuri Lowenthal and Bryan Enk.
Shelf LIVE! is a live interactive party goin' down Wednesday, July 18th offering games 'n prizes, special guests and giveaways all to kick-off Shelf Life's IndieGoGo thirty day campaign aiming to raise $30k. The campaign, ending August 17th, is an effort to help finance SL: Season Four.
Look for an exclusive OH interview with Tara Platt (by me) in a few days, and, later this month catch Yuri & Tara on OH's Why I Love Comics podcast.
Make Sure to Pick-Up Your Free Comic Today!
- Panel: Moving to the Web: Be Your Own Producer
- When: July 13th at 7:30pm
- Where: SDCC Room 26AB
Catch the latest (uncensored) Shelf Life webisode below and catch up with all their past entries here. But be advised, "this ain't no Toy Story."
Yuri Lowenthal (a.k.a. Bug Boy) holding *free* Bug Bot Press comic.
Shelf Life is a Monkey Kingdom Production.
Written or Contributed by: Nightfly
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A proud member of NBCUniversal's and A+E Television Networks’ Digital Media Teams, Nightfly routinely interviews producers, creators and stars of various network programs and films with a concentrated emphasis on the Syfy channel. Formally educated in Communications, Computer Science and Music, his résumé reflects more than a decade broadcasting in the fields of television and radio. With pieces routinely published at ScreenFad and Press Pass L.A., his primary areas of interest include TV, film, music, web series, comic books, fashion, pen 'n paper RPG gaming as well as various other pop-culture topics. An avid Twitter user, Nightfly supports the arts, the entertainment community, numerous charities and crowdfunding projects through his journalistic netizenship and non-partisan, multicultural-centric activism.
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