Another Image Convention and the First Cosplayer

It seems there is another convention at the Oakland Convention Center/Marriott today. Another “image” convention.

Liveblogging The Saga (Vaughan/Staples) Panel – Image Expo

By Todd Allen Vaughan says he missed doing a monthly series and Jay Faeber had been on him to do something at Image. Vaughan had earmarked Fiona Staples as someone he might like to work with from the Hawksmoor comic at Wildstorm (*cough* sorta/kinda/Image *cough*). Vaughan had been discussing artist choices with Steve Niles, who […]

Scenes From Image Expo Day Two

Day two and attendance is up a bit. I’m hearing a couple long time residents talking about how much larger the crowds at Wonder Con were, the last couple years it was in this venue. To me, it looks about right for the first year of a new show. the amount of space to move around on the floor is roughly what you’d be looking for at a business to business show (as opposed to consumer shows, where you pack them in like sardines). You could add maybe 20% before it started getting to be annoying trying to move around the floor.

Promo art for CHIN MUSIC by Steve Niles and Tony Harris

One of the new books announced at the Image Expo, CHIN MUSIC, by Steve Niles and Tony Harris, via.

The Walking Dead gets its Governor: David Morrissey

After a year of endless speculation—would it be Michael Rooker? Tom Savini? John Hawkes?—the role of The Walking Dead’s ultra-badguy The Governor has finally been cast : English thesp David Morrissey. As we say at Stately Beat Manor, when in doubt, go Brit. Morrissey is a BAFTA-winning actor who has starred in a number of UK productions such as Meadowlands, State of Play, and The Deal.

MARCH MODOK MADNESS is on its way!

Pedro Delgado and Brendan Tobin are at it again, for the fifth year in a row. Can you afford not to partake in MARCH MODOK MADNESS? They are accepting submissions now!

Image Expo Day One Round Up – Creators As People

With Image Expo’s first day put to bed (the CBLDF party may still be raging on, but I had to cut out early to navigate some San Francisco transit construction), there’s one strong theme coming out: Creators as People.