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Seeing Things In San Diego!


Image Comics Takes Its Show On The Road for
Comic-Con International 2010

You'll find something exciting during Comic-Con International 2010 with Image Comics, booth #2729, whether you're looking for your favorite Image creators, exclusive announcements or convention exclusives!

CREATORS

You'll find a surplus of Image creators on hand at booth #2729. The stupendous talents joining Image include GLEN BRUNSWICK, KODY CHAMBERLAIN, KIERON GILLEN, BRYAN JL GLASS, ROB GUILLORY, PHIL HESTER, GREG HORN, JASON HOWARD, ANDY KUHN, ERIK LARSEN, JOHN LAYMAN, ROB LIEFELD, DAVID MACK, DEREK MCCULLOCH, JAMIE MCKELVIE, MINK, RYAN OTTLEY, PAOLO PARENTE, CLIFF RATHBURN, JIMMIE ROBINSON, STEPHEN SCOTT, KRIS SIMON, BEN TEMPLESMITH, JIM VALENTINO and CORY WALKER. WE'LL ALSO HAVE SIGNINGS WITH JANE WIEDLIN, BILL MORRISON, JONATHAN ROSS, TOMMY LEE EDWARDS, TIM SEELEY, JOE KELLY, KEN NIIMURA, NICK SPENCER and more!

Robert Kirkman will also join Image Comics at booth #2729, bringing all new THE WALKING DEAD t-shirts, books and more. Visit The Walking Dead section of the booth for exclusive merchandise and signings!

CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES

Comic-Con is all about exclusives, from announcements to variant editions, and Image Comics will have an assortment of convention exclusive variants! You'll find the convention variant of LADY ROBOTIKA #1, with an all-new cover by JIM SILKE, at the Shadowline table. You'll also be able to pick up the convention variant of CHEW #12, featuring a five-color cover of Poyo, and SWEETS #1 from the creators themselves!

Finally, you can get the Comic-Con variant of THE WALKING DEAD #75 -- featuring the first full-color Walking Dead story and photos of the cast of the upcoming AMC show -- from various retailers and at the Diamond booth, #2401.

PANELS

THURSDAY, July 22, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
SPOTLIGHT ON ROBERT KIRKMAN (Room 5AB)
He examines survival among THE WALKING DEAD. He makes superheroes relatable in INVINCIBLE. He made lycanthropy dramatic in THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN. Join Image Comics for an in-depth discussion and Q&A with writing juggernaut Robert Kirkman. Moderated by Sina Grace.

FRIDAY, July 23, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
THE IMAGE COMICS SHOW (Room 3)
Join Image Comics for a slew of exclusive announcements about upcoming projects, updates about ongoing projects, and a Q&A session with some of Image Comics' best writers. Don't miss your chance to find out about what we're up to before anyone else does, get exclusive give-aways, and ask questions of your favorite creators! Panelists include Marc Guggenheim (RESURRECTION, WEB OF SPIDER-MAN), Joe Kelly (I KILL GIANTS), Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE), John Layman (CHEW), Ben McCool (CHOKER, MEMOIR), and Nick Spencer (EXISTENCE, MORNING GLORIES).

SATURDAY, July 24, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
PARTNERS IN IMAGE COMICS (Room 9)
Image Comics partners Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE), Erik Larsen (SAVAGE DRAGON), Todd McFarlane (SPAWN), Marc Silvestri (WITCHBLADE), and Jim Valentino (SHADOWHAWK) get together for a boisterous discussion of all things Image Comics. Join the Image partners as they talk about ongoing and future projects, and become part of the discussion during a Q&A session.

SIGNINGS


You'll find many of your favorite Image creators at booth #2729 throughout the convention. In addition to the creators who will have tables with us, we'll have the following signings. We'll be scheduling more signings throughout the week, so please check at the booth for updates.

WEDNESDAY, July 21
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Ivan Brandon (VIKING)
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (INVINCIBLE, HAUNT, THE WALKING DEAD)**

THURSDAY, July 22
9:30 - 12:00 a.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. John Layman and Rob Guillory (CHEW)
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Nick Spencer (EXISTENCE, SHUDDERTOWN, MORNING GLORIES)*
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards (TURF)
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Jimmie Robinson (BOMB QUEEN, T. RUNT!)*
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Joe Casey and Chris Burnham (OFFICER DOWNE)
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. FRACTURED FABLES: Camilla D'Errico, Phil Hester, Derek McCulloch, Bill Morrison, Ted McKeever, Anthony Peruzzo, Ben Templesmith, Doug TenNapel
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Jim Valentino, Tone Rodriguez, Dan Wickline (SHADOWHAWK)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Brandon Seifert and Lukas Ketner (WITCH DOCTOR)**
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

FRIDAY, July 23
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Ben Templesmith and Ben McCool (CHOKER)
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Jane Wiedlin, Bill Morrison, Jim Silke (LADY ROBOTIKA)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura (I KILL GIANTS)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Jeff Mariotte (FADE TO BLACK)*
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. THE WALKING DEAD: Robert Kirkman, Frank Darabont, and cast members from the upcoming AMC television series**
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards (TURF)
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko (HEATHENTOWN)*
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Ted McKeever (META 4)*
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman and Todd McFarlane (HAUNT)**
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Jane Wiedlin, Bill Morrison, Jim Silke (LADY ROBOTIKA)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Tim Seeley (HACK/SLASH)
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Nick Spencer (EXISTENCE, SHUDDERTOWN, MORNING GLORIES)*
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (INVINCIBLE, HAUNT, THE WALKING DEAD)**
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

SATURDAY, July 24
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura (I KILL GIANTS)
11:00 - 12:30 p.m. Ziggy Marley, Jim Mahfood, Joe Casey (MARIJUANAMAN)
12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (INVINCIBLE, HAUNT, THE WALKING DEAD)**
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. FRACTURED FABLES: Brian Haberlin, Royden Lepp, Larry Marder, Whilce Portacio, Nick Spencer, Shannon Wheeler, Jill Thompson, Josh Williamson
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Jeff Mariotte (FADE TO BLACK)*
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Jane Wiedlin, Bill Morrison, Jim Silke (LADY ROBOTIKA)
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. IMAGE PARTNERS: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Jimmie Robinson (BOMB QUEEN, T. RUNT!)*
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Jim Valentino, Tone Rodriguez, Dan Wickline (SHADOWHAWK)

SUNDAY, July 25
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. David Hine (THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN, STRANGE EMBRACE)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Jimmie Robinson (BOMB QUEEN, T. RUNT!)*
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Kristen Simon (ALL GIRL COMICS, FRACTURED FABLES)*
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard (THE WALKING DEAD)**
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. David Hine (THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN, STRANGE EMBRACE)
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Tim Seeley (HACK/SLASH)
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Nick Spencer (EXISTENCE, SHUDDERTOWN, MORNING GLORIES)*
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

(*Shadowline signings; **The Walking Dead signings)

PARTIES

THURSDAY, July 22
THE CBLDF COMIC-CON WELCOME PARTY
Sponsored by Image Comics, in association with SeenAllOver.com, Soulcraft Comics and IHEARTCOMIX! Festivities include THE WALKING DEAD Live Art Stage, featuring the book's co-creator Charlie Adlard and models presented by Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School! PSYCHENAUT, multimedia sound and vision by Paul Pope! DJ set by Franki Chan of IHEARTCOMIX! Plus, a photo booth provided by seenallover.com! All this, and a CBLDF auction preview gallery, featuring ETNIES/SEEN custom designed sneakers, the TFAW art auction, and a gift bag for the first 300 contributors! Come dressed in your zombie finest and party down! Free for CBLDF Members, $10 to $20 suggested donation for non-members. The Westgate Hotel is at 1055 2nd Ave in downtown San Diego. RSVP on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=134933566541001

SATURDAY, July 24
SCENES OF A GRAPHIC NATURE
Presented by Nerd City and sponsored by Image Comics and TFAW. This open party features live art by Jim Mahfood, Mike Huddleston, Scott Morse, King Gum AKA Dave Crosland, Jason Shawn Alexander, and more! Includes DJ sets by Major Taylor and Red Sonya, PLUS a performance by San Diego rockers The Burning of Rome. SCENES kicks off at the Soda Bar at 3614 El Cajon Blvd. $15 door. Presale tickets are available for $12 at http://tickets.frontgatetickets.com/choose.php?c=1&lid=45223&eid=52134

Come celebrate Comic-Con International 2010 with Image Comics by visiting us at booth #2729, joining us at our panels and partying with us in San Diego!

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling 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, Skybound, and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.




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