#WeBelieve in creator-owned panels, con exclusive variants, and signings with your favorite comics talent
PORTLAND, OR, 02/28/2018 — Image Comics is pleased to return to Seattle this year for Emerald City Comic Con on Thursday, March 1st through Sunday, March 4th. Please note: updates to the schedule may appear online during the show. Please refer to the www.imagecomics.com post for the most up-to-date information.
LIMITED* ECCC VARIANTS SOLD AT THE IMAGE BOOTH (#316): * Quantities will be limited by customer and per day on a first come, first served basis. Please ask at the Image booth about availability.
VS #1 by Ivan Brandon & Esad Ribic, $10 (+tax)
AD: AFTER DEATH hardcover by Jeff Lemire & Scott Snyder, $40 (+tax)
GOD COUNTRY hardcover by Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw, $35 (+tax)
KILL OR BE KILLED, VOL. 1 hardcover by Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips & Elizabeth Breitweiser, $35 (+tax)
MONSTRESS, VOL. 2 hardcover by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda, $35 (+tax)
SEVEN TO ETERNITY, VOL. 1 hardcover by Rick Remender & Jerome Opeña, $35 (+tax)
MERCHANDISE: * Limited quantity available for sale at the Image booth.
BLACK SCIENCE statue, $150 (+tax)*
“I Believe in Comics” T-shirt, sm-xxxl, $25.00 (+tax)
“I Believe in Comics” tote bag, $12.00 (+tax)
PANELS HOSTED BY IMAGE COMICS:
Thursday, March 1, 2018: 4 – 5 PM
TCC L3-R3 Image Comics: We Believe In Vision
Creators come to Image Comics for freedom, channeling their biggest ideas into sequential art without obstacle. It’s an environment that empowers storytellers, artists, and craftsfolk to escort their brightest dreams into reality. This panel features ascending comic professionals from all walks—writers, artists, editors—who launched their Image comics within the past few years. Join Tee Franklin (Bingo Love), Megan Hutchison (Rockstars), Meredith McClaren (Twisted Romance/Hinges), Kyle Starks (Rock Candy Mountain), and a few special guests as they discuss the paths they took to achieve their passion projects.
Friday, March 2, 2018: 4 – 5 PM
TCC L3-R5 Image Comics: We Believe In Imagination
Comics offer a limitless canvas for expression. Without the constraints of special effects budgets or runtimes, the medium stands at the crest of mind-bending, boundary-pushing storytelling, relentlessly challenging the conventions of fiction—especially in science fiction and fantasy. Narrative cosmonauts Morgan Beem (The Family Trade), Ryan Browne (Curse Words), Sloane Leong (Prism Stalker), Ram V (Paradiso), and Kyle Higgins (The Dead Hand) create realities designed to enthrall. Come discover the methods of their madness.
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 4 – 5 PM
TCC L3-R5 Image Comics: We Believe In Creativity
From scam-artist cops infecting LA’s underbelly to rampaging volcano goddesses, these new comics take full advantage of every geography and era. But how do cartoonists trip on these intoxicating worlds, and how do they evolve? John Layman (Chew), Donny Cates (God Country, Redneck), Johnnie Christmas (Firebug), Steve Lieber (The Fix), Pornsak Pichetshote (Infidel), and Anthony Del Col (Son of Hitler) chat about cultivating new genres for new audiences.
Sunday, March 4, 2018: 2:30 – 3:30 PM
TCC L3-R5 Image Comics: We Believe In Storytelling
What do Charles Soule (Curse Words), Tini Howard (Hack/Slash: Resurrection), Jacob Semahn (No. 1 With A Bullet), Jim Zub (Wayward), and Farel Dalrymple (Proxima Centauri) have in common? They craft the mythologies of today. Do you want to learn more about creating comics? Do you want to learn how character, plot, rhythm, and dialogue combine in the best stories? Come learn from the best.
SIGNINGS* HOSTED AT IMAGE COMICS BOOTH (#316): *wristbands will be available for fans to pick as soon as doors open, first come, first served, at the Image booth on the day of the desired ticketed signing.
THURSDAY, MARCH 1
11-11:45 AM, Tony Atkins
2-2:45 PM, Stefano Guadiano
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
11 - 11:45 AM, Jonathan Coulton
12 - 12:45 PM, Tee Franklin
12 - 12:45 PM, Joseph Keatinge, James Asmus, Christopher Sebela (SKYBOUND)
1-1:45 PM, Jacob Semahn, Jorge Corona, Jen Hickman
1-1:45 PM, Johnnie Christmas
2-2:45 PM, Charles Soule & Ryan Browne
2-2:45 PM, Lukas Ketner (SKYBOUND)
3-3:45 PM, Farel Dalrymple
3-3:45 PM, Sean Mackiewicz (SKYBOUND)
4-4:45 PM, Doug Wagner
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
12-12:45 PM, Doug Wagner
1-1:45 PM, Tee Franklin
2-2:45 PM, Donny Cates*
3-3:45 PM, Anthony Del Col
3-3:45 PM, Joseph Keatinge, James Asmus, Christopher Sebela (SKYBOUND)
ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of bestselling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline Comics, Skybound Entertainment, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visitwww.imagecomics.com.