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Emerald City ComiCon Returns with its Greatest Guest List Yet

Official Press Release

Seattle's premiere comic book and pop culture convention will feature an amazing array of talented guests that have become a pivotal part of the convention's success. The 2007 Emerald City ComiCon (ECCC), highlighting comic book creators ranging from local independents to internationally known talents, will take place March 31st and April 1st at the Qwest Field Event Center in Seattle, WA.

"We've pulled out all the stops," says Organizer Jim Demonakos. "It's what people have come to expect from ECCC - top talent, high caliber exhibitors, great exclusives, fun panels and much more."

Comic book guests include Frank Cho, Michael Golden, Mark Waid, Brian Michael Bendis, Gene Ha, Ed Brubaker, Adam Hughes, Joe Linsner, Alex Maleev, Mark Bagley, Peter Gross, Greg Rucka, Darick Robertson, Phil Hester, Ron Marz, Tim Sale, Chris Sprouse, Brian Wood, Kurt Busiek and many more!

For many creators, ECCC is becoming a perennial favorite on the convention circuit.

"The Emerald City ComicCon is the perfect combination - big enough to have lots of guests and dealers and activity, small enough to be friendly," says Kurt Busiek. "I've been to them all so far and it's a great experience."

Media guests are also a part of Emerald City this year, with "Sarah Silverman Program" star Brian Posehn, Matthew "Feedback" Atherton of "Who Wants to be a Superhero?," original Lois Lane actress Margot Kidder, Peter"Chewbacca" Mayhew celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Star Wars and others appearing at the show.

There are many exclusives to be had at ECCC as its one of the only places to buy a great variant of the SOLD OUT Marvel Zombies vs. Army of Darkness #1 by Arthur Suydam and have it signed by writer John Layman. Exclusive to the show will also be a Michael Golden Dinosaur print, a limited edition Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles print, not one but two Joseph Michael Linsner prints and quite a few other great exclusives.

Filled with great programming (including panels hosted by Marvel and DC editors), costume contests, gaming tournaments, the CBLDF sketch duel, the Ultimate 100 auction and so much more, fans are sure to find something to excite. There will even be a number of portfolio reviews for budding professionals.

Experience the 2007 Emerald City ComicCon this weekend, March 31st and April 1st at the Qwest Field Event Center in Seattle, WA. Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster or the Qwest Field Box Office. Children under seven are admitted for free. For more information and a complete list of participating guests, programming and more, visit http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com

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