|EXCLUSIVE: Image Comics WonderCon-exclusive posters|
Image Comics has released its signing and panel discussion schedule for this weekend’s WonderCon in San Francisco, California, and has given CBR News a first look at the con-exclusive posters they’ll be handing out at the Image booth.
Check back with CBR again on Friday morning for your first look at the WonderCon-exclusive poster for “War Heroes,” the new series by Mark Millar and Tony Harris.
Official Press Release
This upcoming weekend, Image Comics kicks off convention season with its hometown show, WonderCon!
“Image is always especially excited to start off the year in our own hometown and always strive to do something special,” said Image Comics Executive Director Eric Stephenson. “We have a great lineup this year, especially with Top Cow and Electronic Arts working with us.”
In addition to signings with such creators as SCUD THE DISPOSABLE ASSASSIN’s Rob Schrab, DEAD SPACE & FELL’s Ben Templesmith, THE LAST CHRISTMAS’ Brian Posehn, THE INFINITE HORIZON’s Phil Noto, WITCHBLADE’s Michael Choi and Image Comics Publisher & SAVAGE DRAGON creator Erik Larsen, fans can visit the Image booth to purchase variant covers of SCUD THE DISPOSABLE ASSASSIN #21, DEAD SPACE #1 and THE DARKNESS #2. Also available are free, convention exclusive posters for such titles as DARK IVORY, PERHAPANAUTS and the very first look at CIVIL WAR and ULTIMATES’ Mark Millar’s new superhero title with EX MACHINA’s Tony Harris, WAR HEROES.
|EXCLUSIVE: Image Comics WonderCon-exclusive poster|
Furthermore, Image will be co-hosting a panel with Electronic Arts discussing what it takes to develop a successful brand that speaks to audiences across a variety of media as moderated by DISPLACED PERSONS and COMIC BOOK TATTOO’S Rantz Hoseley and featuring Ben Templesmith, Antony Johnston, Rob Schrab and THE INFINITE HORIZON’s Gerry Duggan on Saturday, February 23rd from 11:00 AM to noon in room 220.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd
12 noon – 3 PM: Tyler Kirkham
1 – 2 PM: Gerard (INFINITE HORIZON) Duggan, Brian (THE LAST CHRISTMAS) Posehn and Rick (SORROW) Remender
2 – 3 PM: Shadowline
3 – 4 PM: Mark (HAZED, FEARLESS) Sable
3 – 6 PM: Sheldon Mitchell
4 – 5 PM: Phil (INFINITE HORIZON) Noto and Gerard Duggan
5 – 6 PM: Derek (DISPLACED PERSONS, STAGGER LEE) and Rantz (DISPLACED PERSONS) Hoseley
6 – 7 PM: Erik (SAVAGE DRAGON, Image Comics Publisher) Larsen
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd
10am-1pm Sheldon Mitchell
11 AM – NOON: Mark Sable
1 – 2:30 PM: Gerard Duggan, Brian Posehn and Rick Remender
1 – 3 PM: Tyler Kirkham
2 – 3 PM: Joshua Hale Fialkov
3 – 4 PM: Shadowline
4 – 5 PM: Gerard Duggan & Phil Noto
4 – 5 PM: Mike Choi
5 – 6 PM: Brian (SPAWN) Haberlin
6 – 7 PM: Erik Larsen
|WonderCon Exclusive “Darkness# #2 Cover|
3:00-4:00 Top Cow- Top Cow assistant editor Joshua Cozine kicks off the publisher’s first panel of the 2008 convention season! Joining him will be superstar Top Cow artists Mike Choi (X-Men) and Tyler Kirkham (Ultimate Fantastic Four) as they discuss their work on both Top Cow’s and Marvel Comics’ top properties and collaborating with some of the industry’s top writers. Plus, get a sneak peek at Top Cow’s new projects coming in 2008, including plans for Witchblade and The Darkness, Pilot Season 2008, and Witchblade/Devi. Room 204/206
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24th
11 AM – 12 noon: Mike Choi (tentative)
12 noon – 1 PM: Joshua Hale Fialkov, Tyler Kirkham
12:30 – 1:30 PM: Gerard Duggan, Brian Posehn and Rick Remender
1 – 4 PM: Sheldon Mitchell
2 – 3 PM: Mark Sable
3 – 4 PM: Shadowline
4 – 5 PM: Erik Larsen