At this year’s Image Expo one of the most buzzworthy announcements was the Creators for Creators Grant, and submissions have just opened up and run until November 1st. The grant will give $30,000 to a single creator writer/artist duo “in order to support the creation of a new and original work of a length between sixty-four […]
Held the day before Emerald City Comic Con, Image took their Image Expo on the road to The Showbox in Seattle for all the creator announcements of upcoming projects. The location was unique and perfect when you consider the many independent and up and coming bands that rolled through The Showbox in the past—plus how long Image has been associated with independent. The Showbox offered a sexy venue with lighting, chandeliers, and was already decorated for Image’s Spring Formal later in the evening. Image Expo would offer many highlights and it was interesting to see when the audience connected most with the presentations during the day.
Well that was a heck of a day for Image Expo. The return of the Batgirl of Burnside team with motorcycles, and of the award-winning Azzarello/Risso team with Moonshine were big, but the appearance of Karen Berger brought down Twitter, and I’m sure, the house in Seattle. Berger is a genuine comics legend, and while editing one book is just a smallish thing, just having her back on deck feels right somehow. It’s worth noting that SURGEON X, the book she’s editing, written by Sara Kenney, is funded by a grant from Society Award from Wellcome Trust; perhaps the charitable nature of the project helped lure her to the Image Expo stage.
Come on, you know how the story goes. You put on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. You cue up The Wizard of Oz. To your amazement, they match up, just like the forum post said they would! If that’s true, maybe there really was more to Kurt Cobain’s death. Or John Lennon’s. Indeed, maybe there […]
Image Expo has just announced more guests — and you know what that means. They’ll be coming up and announcing new series at the all day event which takes place just before Emerald City Con. The list includes some of the usual folk – Ed Brubaker (THE FADE OUT), Ron Wimberly (SLAVE PUNK), Howard Chaykin […]
The dates for this year’;s Image Expo have been announced and instead of a standalone event, it’ll be held in conjuction with the Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, on Wednesday April 6th.
Past Image Expos have announced extensive slates of upcoming books by some of comics’ most notable creators.
It’s a good day for Image fans. Today, the publisher took over the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and announced a huge number of titles. Reboots of old favorites, deluxe hardcover editions, and brand new series abound! See below for the full list of announcements. INVINCIBLE: REBOOT THE WALKING DEAD […]
Mark Millar is at it again. Following a prolific period at Image with — Jupiter’s Children and sequel, Starlight, MPH and Chrononauts—he’ll have some new treats, having just sent out a teaser for a new book which will be announced, one presumes, at Image Expo next week. (Although he’s been blabbing about it on Twitter […]
Today, Image Comics released the schedule for their 2015 Expo, which will run on July 2nd at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Ticketing Info Tickets to the event are now available for sale. General Admission is $25 and Premium Admission is $65. Seating is limited. Admission for retailers and members of […]
Image Expo has just announced five more guests, pretty much ensuring that these five will have new IMage titles: Nicola Scott, Jason Aaron, Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel, and Nick Dragotta. They join Robert Kirkman, Brian K. Vaughan, Tula Lotay, Steve Scroce and Greg Rucka. There’s your early ’16 Image line-up probables. Image also announced the […]