Convention Connection: Image Expo 2016

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Emerald City Comic Con kicks off tomorrow April 7, 2016 with Image Expo.  This will be the first time that Image EXPO teams up with ReedPOP for Image EXPO 2016 in Partnership with Emerald City Comicon. Held in Seattle, Washington, Image EXPO will bring Fans a new slate of exciting Creator announcements.

Those creators who will be in attendance are:

Image Expo schedule is as followed:

10:00 a.m. – Theater Doors Open for Seating at the Showbox in Seattle Washington

10:30 – 12:45 p.m. – Keynote Address By Eric Stephenson

Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson’s keynote address will debut several new projects and initiatives for Image Comics and our incredible roster of creators, providing a sneak peek into what’s hot and new from creator-owned comics and where the comics industry goes from here.

Followed by:

The Sessions

Our afternoon programming will go into even greater detail on the projects announced during the keynote address, giving you a chance to pick the brains of the creators in attendance, gain insight into what’s coming, and unveil a bit of the magic that makes an “Image comic” the hottest book on the shelves.

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: Howard Chaykin, Joe Harris, Rick Remender, & Alison Sampson, plus special surprise guests.

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.: Leila del Duca, Jonathan Hickman, Ron Wimberly, plus special surprise guests.

3:45 – 4:30 p.m.: Ed Brubaker, plus special surprise guests.

4:45 – 5:30 p.m.: Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr, plus special surprise guests.

Followed by:

The Signings

Alongside each panel will be signings for our attending creators. Some signings will have an item limit, require a wristband, or be closed after a certain number of guests have been admitted.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Premium Attendee Exclusive Signing*

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.: Babs Tarr + Cameron Stewart + Brenden Fletcher + special surprise guests

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.: Howard Chaykin, Joe Harris, Rick Remender, Alison Sampson, plus special surprise guests.

4:15 – 5:00 p.m.: Ed Brubaker, Leila del Duca, Ron Wimberly, special surprise guests.

5:15 – 6:00 p.m.: Jonathan Hickman, plus special surprise guests.

*Signings with an item limit and wristband requirement have been marked with an asterisk.

Every year great news comes out of the Image Expo and I look forward to this year’s news.  What do you think about Image holding their own mini convention within a convention? We would love to know your thoughts in the comment section below.