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01.20.2014   The Thrilling Adventure Hour & Welcome to Night Vale at ECCC

Posted by: Andrea D The Thrilling Adventure Hour & Welcome to Night Vale at ECCC
The Thrilling Adventure Hour and Welcome to Night Vale podcasts will be guests at Emerald City Comicon March 28-30th. There will be signings, panels, special guests and an ECCC-exclusive event!

The Thrilling Adventure Hour is a staged show and podcast on the Nerdist network in the style of old-time radio in which actors you know and love from television, comedy, animation, and film dress nicely and enact all manner of genre-based comedy segments.

Welcome to Night Vale is a podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events. Turn on your radio and hide.

01.17.2014   Special Guests Announced!

Posted by: Andrea D
Mike & Laura Allred

Mike & Laura Allred

Writer and creator of Madman, his next work can be found in the upcoming Silver Surfer. Artist on FF, Detective Comics, All-New Marvel Now! Point One, Batman '66, It Girl! and the Atomics, Eerie. He is joined by his frequent collaborator, colorist and wife, Laura Allred.

D.J. Kirkbride

D.J. Kirkbride

Eisner and a Harvey award winning co-writer/co-creator of Amelia Cole and Never Ending. Editor and contributing writer for the Popgun anthologies, co-writer for stories featured in Titmouse Mook vol. 2 and Outlaw Territory vol. 3.

Adam P. Knave

Adam P. Knave

Eisner and Harvey award winning editor and writer who co-writes Amelia Cole, Artful Daggers and Never Ending. As an editor he worked on Image's Popgun anthologies and edited Jamal Igle's Molly Danger.

T. Lewis

T. Lewis

T. Lewis is most famous as the illustrator for the newspaper strip Over the Hedge. He has also provided art for several books and in the 90's, worked on the Mickey Mouse comic for Disney. He is the recipient of the 1999 National Cartoonist Society Book Illustration Award.

Rod Salm

Rod Salm

Hailing from Winnipeg, Rod Salm created the web comic "Death at Your Door" in 2010. The comic follows Death attempting to make a life for himself in the world of mortals, in exchange for delivering pizza to Life once a week.

Gail Simone

Gail Simone

Writer for the upcoming Tomb Raider series, as well as Red Sonja, Batgirl, The Movement, Legends of Red Sonja, Batman: The Dark Knight, American Vampire Anthology, Time Warp, Simpsons One-Shot Wonders, Suicide Squad, Deadpool Classic.

01.16.2014   Special Guests Announced!

Posted by: Jim D
Amy Chu

Amy Chu

Writer of Girls Night Out: Tales of New York, The VIP Room, The Date, and contributor to Vertigo Quarterly CMYK, and CBLDF Liberty Annual.

Becky Cloonan

Becky Cloonan

Artist and writer for The Mire, Wolves. Artist on The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, Harley Quinn, Conan the Barbarian, Young Avengers. Cover artist for Red Sonja, Pretty Deadly, Zero.

Sterling Gates

Sterling Gates

Writer for DC Comics' Forever Evil: A.R.G.U.S., Justice League of America's Vibe, Justice League, Justice League of America, Tales from the Abyss, Kirby Genesis: Captain Victory.

Jeff Lemire

Jeff Lemire

Writer on Justice League United, The New 52: Futures End, Secret Origins, The Valiant, Constantine/Hellblazer, Justice League: Futures End, Green Arrow, Batman Black and White, Batman/Superman, Constantine, and the upcoming Plutona, Descender, and Hawkeye. Writer and artist on Trillium, Sweet Tooth, The Underwater Welder, Vertigo Quarterly CMYK, and Animal Man. Cover artist for Rai, Wytches, X-O Manowar, Wild's End.

Dustin Nguyen

Dustin Nguyen

Artist for Superman Unchained, Thanos: A God Up There Listening, Batman Eternal, Batman and Robin: Futures End, Wolverine, Regular Show, Creepy, Captain Midnight, Batman, Adventure Time, and the upcoming Descender. Cover artist for Uncanny X-Men, All New X-Men, Action Comics, Legendary Star-Lord, and Damian: Son of Batman. Writer and artist of Batman: Li'l Gotham.

Chris Oatley

Chris Oatley

A Visual Development Artist for Disney, Hasbro and EA, he hosts the #1 Illustration podcast on iTunes (Chris Oatley's ArtCast) and teaches digital painting, composition and color theory online via his art school, The Magic Box.

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart

Award-winning colorist on Detective Comics, The Walking Dead, The Goon, Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder, Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens, Harley Quinn, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, Aliens: Fire and Stone, abe Sapien, Elektra, Dark Horse Presents, Conan the Barbarian, The Sandman: Overture, and more.

01.15.2014   Special Guest, Author DAVE WOLVERTON Announced!

Posted by: Jim D
Dave Wolverton

Dave Wolverton

Dave Wolverton (also known as David Farland) is a science fiction and fantasy author. Best known for his work on the Runelords series of novels he has also worked on several Star Wars Expanded Universe books, notably The Courtship of Princess Leia and The Rising Force. He also recently begun a new Young Adult series entitled Nightingale.

01.15.2014   Tales From The Con!

Posted by: Jim D
Love On The Line

Love On The Line


01.14.2014   Saturday tickets SOLD OUT online!

Posted by: Jim D
As of today, Saturday tickets are completely SOLD OUT online. Tickets are still available in stores, while supplies last. Check out a list of stores (and links to buy 3-Day, Friday and Sunday tickets) here.

01.14.2014   Special Guests Announced!

Posted by: Jim D
C.B. Cebulski

C.B. Cebulski

Writer of such books as Wolverine: In The Flesh, Strange Tales, X-Infernus, Runaways, War of Kings: Darkhawk, Astonishing Tales, and recently an editor for Star Wars and Darth Vader.

He is also Vice President of International Business Development & Brand Management for Marvel Comics.

Ale Garza

Ale Garza

Artist on Grimm Fairy Tales Presents: Oz, Miss Fury, Infinity: Heist, Dejah Thoris: And The Green Men of Mars, Scarlet Spider, Penny for your Soul.

Brian Joines

Brian Joines

Creator/writer of Krampus and Imagine Agents, contributing writer on Noble Causes and This Is a Souvenir: The Songs of Spearmint & Shirley Lee.

Bob Layton

Bob Layton

Classic Iron Man artist and illustrator of Avengers West Coast: Zodiac Attack, The Avengers, Captain America, Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter of Mars: Warlord of Mars, Spider-Man, Doc Savage and Avengers: Solo.

Andrew Pepoy

Andrew Pepoy

Artist for Fables, Harbinger, Duffman Adventures, Simpson Comics. Cover artist for Afterlife With Archie, Simpsons Illustrated, Protectors Inc., Futurama Comics, and Rocky and Bullwinkle.

01.10.2014   Special Guests Announced!

Posted by: Jim D
 Brom

Brom

Gothic fantasy artist Brom is most well-known for his work on role-playing games. His recent works are Krampus: the Yule Lord, The Child Thief, The Plucker, The Devil's Rose.

Brad Guigar

Brad Guigar

Writer of Tales from the Con, creator, writer, and artist of Evil Inc., Courting Disaster, and How to Make Webcomics.

Alvin Lee

Alvin Lee

A video game and game promotional artist, who has worked on League of Legends, Masters of the Universe, Marvel vs. Capcom.

Eddie Nunez

Eddie Nunez

Cover artist for comics such as Ben 10, Ame-Comi Girls, Jinnrise, Fanboys vs. Zombies, Valen the Outcast.

Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver

Character designer for Disney TV Animation, Sony Feature Animation and Nickelodeon Animation, designing characters for shows such as Kim Possible, Danny Phantom, Kevin Smith's Clerks The Animated Series and many more.

Scott Snyder

Scott Snyder

Writer of Batman, Superman Unchained, The Wake, American Vampire, Animal Man, Talon, Swamp Thing, and many more.