Posted on February 22, 2013 AT 07:57pm
Image Comics announced their panels and exclusives for the upcoming Emerald City Comic Con, which will be held in Seattle from March 1st-3rd. The information, taken directly from their press release, shows off some of the terrific talent that this company has to offer. The following exclusives will be held at the convention at the Image Comics booth:
Lost Vegas #1 by Jim McCann and Janet Lee, convention exclusive cover by Dan McDaid
Sex #1 by Joe Casey and Piotr Kowalksi
The Walking Dead: The Govenor’Special by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard (available at the Skybound booth, just opposite of the Image booth)
Uncanny Skullkickers #1 by Jim Zub and Edwin Huang
The programming schedule for the company will also be as follows:
Putting the “Graphic” in Graphic Novels
It’s time to talk about sex and violence! Black Kiss II, Butcher Baker, Sex, Saga, Happy!, Multiple Warheads, Sex Criminals: these comics are definitely not for kids. Image Comics creators who aren’t shying away from adult situations talk about creating comics for grown-ups. Is there really such a thing as “gratuitous”? What’s it like to be banned in the UK and Canada? Join some of comics most respected creators for an eye-opening conversation. Panelists: Joe Casey (Butcher Baker the Righteous Maker, Sex), Howard Chaykin (Black Kiss II), Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals), Fiona Staples (Saga) Friday 5 PM Hall B
Skybound: On the Rise
There’s no limit on what to expect from Skybound, Robert Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics. The Walking Dead continues to dominate comics and television, Invincible just hit its historic 100th issue, and new series are on the horizon. Join Charlie Adlard, Ryan Ottley and more as they discuss what’s in Skybound’s future.
Panelists: Ryan Ottley, Charlie Adlard, Phil Hester, Josh Williamson Saturday 1 PM Hall B
Wondrous Worlds, Fractured Futures: Speculative Fiction and Image Comics
With the unlimited potential of comics, there is perhaps no better medium for speculative fiction than comics. Limited only by their imaginations, Image Comics creators have been creating far-flung universes and dystopian futures where science, fantasy, and technology explode in rich possibilities. Find out why they choose science fiction, how they build worlds, and what inspires them. Panelists: Duffy Boudreau (BlackAcre), Joe Harris (Great Pacific), Fiona Staples (Saga), Richard Starkings (Elephantmen) Sunday 1 PM HallB
Anyone attending the show should definitely check out these amazing specials and panels at this year’s convention!
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