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10.28.2014   Special Guest Announcement

Posted by: Andrea D
Andrew MacLean

Andrew MacLean

Artist/writer of Head Lopper, artist on The Victories: Metahuman, Outlaw Territory, and contributor to Dark Horse Presents. Also the upcoming graphic novel ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria For End Times.

Paul Maybury

Paul Maybury

Artist of Sovereign, cover artist for Polarity, and contributor to Blue Estate, Catalyst Comix, Atomic Robo Presents Real Science Adventures, and The Next Issue Project.

Chris Visions

Chris Visions

Artist of Dead Letters, cover artist for Adventure Time, Regular Show.

Alexis Ziritt

Alexis Ziritt

Cover artist for Big Trouble In Little China, Clive Barker's Hellraiser: Bestiary, Loki: Ragnarok and Roll, RoboCop, Teen Dog, Translucid, Uncle Grandpa. Contributing artist for Hip-Hop Family Tree Two-In-One, PopGun, Comicbook Artists Guild Anthology.

10.27.2014   Minion Applications are open!

Posted by: Andrea D
We are excited to announce that the Minion Application for Emerald City Comicon 2015 is now available, if you want to help out behind the scenes in March! The Minion Application will remain available for as long as there are openings on our team.

You can locate the application here. If you encounter any technical issues, please contact the Minion Team directly.

Our Minion team will review applications every three weeks, so please plan on waiting that long to hear back from our team.

10.27.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Gina Torres

Posted by: Andrea D
Gina Torres

Gina Torres

Known and loved globally as Zoë Washburne from Firefly and Serenity, she's currently starring as Jessica Pearson on the hit USA network show Suits, as well as a recurring role as Bella Crawford on Hannibal.  She's been Cleopatra on Xena, Nebula on Hercules, Jasmine on Angel, and has voiced Vixen in Justice League, and Superwoman in Crisis on Two Earths.
 
Ms. Torres will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

10.24.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Steve Blum

Posted by: Andrea D
Steve Blum

Steve Blum

With literally hundreds of credits to his name, he's best known as the voice of Spike Spiegel from Cowboy Bebop, Wolverine from several incarnations of X-Men, Orochimaru from Naruto, and a gigantic list of other characters from Anime, Video Games, TV and Film. In 2012, he was inducted into the Guinness Book of World records as Most Prolific Voice Actor in Video Games - appearing in almost 300 games!

Currently, he's on Transformers: Prime as Starscream and as Heatwave on Transformers: Rescue Bots! Look for him as Zeb Orrelios Star Wars: Rebels and as Shoe and Sparky in the feature film The Boxtrolls.
 
Mr. Blum will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

10.23.2014   Special Guest Announcement

Posted by: Andrea D
Ray Fawkes

Ray Fawkes

A writer whose recent work includes Batman Eternal, Constantine, Trinity of Sin: Pandora, Batman, Batman and Robin, Secret Origins, Justice League Dark, and the upcoming Gotham By Midnight. He is also the artist and writer of his own graphic novels The People Inside, Possessions, One Soul, The Spectral Engine, and the upcoming comic Intersect.

Adi Granov

Adi Granov

Illustrator and designer, his most notable works include Iron Man: Extremis and his role as a conceptual designer/illustrator on the Iron Man and Avengers films. He is a prolific cover artist for Marvel Comics as well, and his recent work includes Star Wars: Darth Vader, Uncanny X-Men, Miracleman, Silver Surfer, and more.

David Petersen

David Petersen

Eisner Award-winning creator/writer/artist of the Mouse Guard series, which include Winter 1152, Spring 1153, Legends of the Guard, The Black Axe, The Tale of the Wise Weaver, Labyrinth and Other Stories. He has also done cover art for numerous comics, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles In Time, Rocket Raccoon, Avengers, and Wild's End.

Christopher Sebela

Christopher Sebela

Writer of Dead Letters, High Crimes, Ghost, In The Dark, Shadowman, Fantastic Four, and Captain Marvel.

10.22.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Veronica Taylor

Posted by: Andrea D
Veronica Taylor

Veronica Taylor

A classically trained actor who has performed in NYC and around the U.S. in contemporary and classical theatre, her voice has been a part of Saturday morning cartoons for some time now. Best known for playing Ash and May on Pokémon, April on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Abby on Cubix, currently she can be heard as Max on Dinosaur King, Carly on Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, and all 7 Nanas on Seven of Seven.
 
Ms. Taylor will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

10.22.2014   Tales From The Con!

Posted by: Andrea D
He Didn't Choose This

He Didn't Choose This


10.21.2014   Special Guest Announcement

Posted by: Andrea D
Derek Fridolfs

Derek Fridolfs

Writer and Inker, whose recent work includes Batman and Robin: Futures End, Dexter's Laboratory, Batman Eternal, Legends of the Dark Knight, Secret Origins, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman: Li'l Gotham, Adventures of Superman, Batwoman, Suicide Squad, and Batman: Arkham Unhinged.

James Harren

James Harren

Artist on Wolverine and the X-Men, Hawkeye vs. Deadpool, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, 2000 AD.

Bill Willingham

Bill Willingham

Eisner Award-winning creator/writer of Fables, Elementals, Fairest, The Literals and Jack of Fables, plus writer of numerous books, including the Sandman-related series Thessaly, The Thessaliad, Taller Tales, Merv Pumpkinhead: Agent of D.R.E.A.M. and The Dreaming, plus House of Mystery, Warriors Three, Angel, Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure and more.

Skottie Young

Skottie Young

Illustrator of the New York Times Best Selling and Eisner Award winning adaptions of L. Frank Baum's Oz novels including The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, The Road to Oz, and The Emerald City of Oz. Also the writer and artist for the current Rocket Raccoon comic, and cover artist for Marvel Comics.