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News

03.27.2015   Welcome to ECCC 2015!

Posted by: Andrea D
Emerald City Comicon starts today!

When you get to the convention today, there are two rooms that you can queue in if you arrive before our 10AM opening.

If you plan to go straight to the Celebrity Guest area for Photo Ops or Autograph sessions, please proceed directly to the sixth floor. There will be lines set up there for you to wait in.

If your goal is the show floor, panel rooms, or anything else in the convention, please wait in the queue room (4A). Staff will be on site to direct you to the right place to line up.

If you arrive after our doors open at 10AM, welcome to the con! Everything should be open, and autograph sessions, photo ops, panels and more start shortly after 10AM.

03.26.2015   Brandon Routh's video fo the fans

Posted by: Andrea D

Unfortunately Brandon Routh has cancelled his appearance at Emerald City Comicon 2015, due to an extended filming commitment overseas. He filmed this video for ECCC attendees, to explain the situation. We hope he will be able to attend in 2016!

For more information about Emerald City Comicon Celebrity Guests.

03.25.2015   Traffic Closures

There are traffic and transit closures that may effect everyone heading to Emerald City Comicon this weekend.

The Sound Transit Link light rail system will be closed north of Mount Baker station on Saturday and Sunday. There will be a free shuttle bus making all normal downtown tunnel stops instead. For more information, visit their website.

Portions of SR 99 will be closed between Ward Street and Highland Drive, as well as Battery Street Tunnel and Valley Street (Friday 7PM through Sunday) Direct information can be found on WSDOT's website.

Westbound I-90 will be closed from East Mercer Way to Ranier Avenue South (Friday 11PM through Sunday), but the Express Lanes will be set as Westbound only to compensate. More information can be found on WSDOT's website.

03.25.2015   Tales From The Con!

Posted by: Andrea D
And Party Ev-er-y Day

And Party Ev-er-y Day


03.24.2015   Celebrity Guest Cancellation: Brandon Routh

Posted by: Andrea D
Brandon Routh

Brandon Routh

Starting out on the MTV series Undressed, he went on to be the Man of Steel in Bryan Singer’s Superman Returns, Todd Ingram in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and the recurring nemesis Daniel Shaw on the NBC spy show Chuck. You’ll be seeing a lot more of this big star on the small screen as he takes on the role of Dr. Ray Palmer (aka The Atom) on the CW hit Arrow.
 
Mr. Routh has cancelled his ECCC appearance.

03.24.2015   Photo Op Refunds

Posted by: Kristina R.
A note from Epic Photo Ops regarding recently cancelled celebrity photo op sessions:

From now until Friday morning, Photo Op Refunds will be provided upon request (reply to the email they send you), but please be advised the refunded amount won't be available until after Emerald City Comicon 2015.

As an alternative, you can use your cancelled Photo Op ticket at ECCC with any Epic cashier in the Photo Ops area as credit towards the purchase of another photo op of equal or greater value.

We apologize for this inconvenience, and hope you have a wonderful time with us this weekend!

03.23.2015   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Alex Kingston

Posted by: Andrea D
Alex Kingston

Alex Kingston

Currently appearing on the CW's hit Arrow as Professor Dinah Lance, she's also best known for her role as River Song on Doctor Who, as Dr. Elizabeth Corday on the long-running medical drama ER, and for guest-starring roles on Law & Order:SVU, CSI, and Without a Trace. She'll soon be seen in the films Happily Ever After and Bukowski. Ms. Kingston will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

03.20.2015   Celebrity Guest Cancellation: Jenna Coleman

Posted by: Andrea D
Jenna Coleman

Jenna Coleman

Currently traveling through space and time with The Doctor as companion Clara Oswald, she started out on the British TV series Emmerdale and Waterloo Road, voiced Melia in the video game Xenoblade Chronicles, and played Connie in Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger.
 
Ms. Coleman is no longer able to attend ECCC.