Media Release — Many of the writers and artists of Image Comics will be making the scene this weekend, March 18th – 20th, at C2E2 2011. This is only the second year for the convention, and while Image Comics will not have a booth on the show floor, many of our creators are making a strong showing in Chicago with panels and exclusives.
Graham Crackers, the renowned Chicago comic book retailer with multiple locations, will include a dedicated Top Cow section at their booth (#727 – 827) with a selection of key titles such as ARTIFACTS, WITCHBLADE, THE DARKNESS, and more. In addition, the Artifacts #6 C2E2 Exclusive variant cover by Michael Broussard featuring Aphrodite, the female android, will be available there exclusively through Graham Crackers for $10.00.
Creators behind the violent fantasy of SKULLKICKERS, writer Jim Zubkavich and colorist Misty Coats, will be at booth N3, selling and sketching in their SKULLKICKERS C2E2 Exclusive convention sketchbooks, which are on sale for $10.00.
Some of the other Image creators that will be there include:
Erik Rose (THE ROBERTS) at I11
Dirk Manning (NIGHTMARE WORLD) at E3
Seth Damoose (I HATE GALLANT GIRL) at E3
Ivan Brandon (VIKING, 24 SEVEN, CROSS BRONX, NYC MECH) at M2
Phil Hester (FIREBREATHER, THE DARKNESS) at F1
Tim Seeley (HACK/SLASH) at L13
Jason Howard (ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN, the upcoming SUPER DINOSAUR) at F2
Matt Hawkins (TOP COW PRESIDENT) at C2
Bryan J.L. Glass (THE MICE TEMPLAR) at B8
Charles Soule (27) at F7
Eric Canete (COMIC BOOK TATTOO, ARTIFACTS & NYC MECH covers) at B1
Phil Hester (THE DARKNESS) at F-1
Jeremy Haun (BERSERKER, ARTIFACTS) at C13
C2E2 2011 PANELS:
Top Cow: We Create… Universes
11:30am-12:30pm, Room 470a
Join Top Cow Publisher Filip Sablik and The Darkness writer Phil Hester and Artifacts artist Jeremy Haun as they discuss the exciting and cohesive world of the Top Cow Universe! Be the first to get the latest news on Artifacts, The Darkness, Witchblade and other Top Cow Universe titles. Plus get information on new Top Cow titles like Netherworld and Minotaur Press titles like Last Mortal. And be on the look out for a special appearance from a surprise guest or two!
Food & Comics
4:30-5:30pm, Room 470a
Join Top Cow Publisher Filip Sablik, CB Cebulski, Rick Bayless and Chicago Tribune’s James Beard Award-winning food writer Kevin Pang as they discuss the art of food and comics, moderated by Ron Richards of iFanboy and “A Taste of Comics”.