Image Announces Over TWENTY New Titles at Annual Expo— Kirkman, Albuquerque, Simone, Rucka, O’Malley & More!

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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 […]

LIVE from Image Expo! New books fromO Rucka, Scott, Wimberly, countless others

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Our reporters are on the scene are updating! #imageexpo closing out the first half A photo posted by The Beat (@comicsbeat) on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:00pm PDT Bryan Lee O'Malley and Leslie Hung announced Snotgirl, a dark comedy. #ImageExpo pic.twitter.com/vHCsQtpk88 — Alexander Jones (@AlexandComics) July 2, 2015 Vaughan is writing a Walking Dead story […]

Mark Millar teases new book HUCK from IMage

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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 […]

Image EXPO Schedule Announced: Parties, Signings, and Art Exhibits!

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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 […]

New Image Exop guests: Nicola Scott, Jason Aaron, Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel, and Nick Dragotta

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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 […]

Image Expo returning in July

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Image Expo is coming back, but unlike last year’s which functioned as a roll-up to San Diego Comic-Con, this one returns to Image’s home base ofthe Bay area. The event will be held July 2, 2015, at the YErba Buena Center fot eh Performing Arts, as in past events. Announced guests include Robert Kirkman (THE […]

Ron Richards leaves Image

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Looks like something of a shakeup is underway at Image, as Director of Business Development Ron Richards has also departed the company following Jennifer DeGuzman’s exit last week. Richards—formerly a mainstay at the website/podcast iFanboy and the co-organizer of Morrison Con— wrote about it in a post at Medium:

Image Expo: Watch Brian Buccellato’s Short For SONS OF THE DEVIL

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Before You Buy The Book See The Movie By David Nieves Tons of exciting announcements came out of the Image Expo keynote today. It’s become the CES, E3, and WWDC of comics (But way way more fun). In his first Image Expo appearance Brian Buccellato (Injustice, Flash) announced his new horror drama project Sons of […]

UPDATED: Image Expo Kicks off: Image had double digit market share, #2 trade book publisher, new books from Todd McFarlane, Emma Rios and more

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Image Expo has just kicked off, you can follow our Beat reports there at @comicsbeat and @victorsentme. And here are a few highlights. We’ll update as the day goes on should be a corker!

McFarlane Teases his “single BIGGEST issue” of Spawn at Image Expo

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By: Alexander Jones Author Todd McFarlane has just announced a teaser for a brand new project he’s taking over to Image Expo, as well as more information on Spawn #250, and a new comic the creator is working on. The picture McFarlane shared on Facebook contains a classic version of the Spawn character drawn in a […]

Ríos, Robinson and Graham join Image Expo

Just what it says. Brandon Graham, Emma Ríos and James Robinson are joining the crowd at Image Expo, to be held January 8th in San Francisco. They join already announced Brian K. Vaughan (SAGA), Todd McFarlane (SPAWN), Scott Snyder (WYTCHES), Emi Lenox (EMITOWN), Jeff Lemire (Green Arrow), and Marjorie Liu (Astonishing X-Men). As you may […]

Image Expo Pulls Double Duty As A Retailers Summit

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by Zachary Clemente Not only is Image ramping up to their 4th (count ’em!) announcement fest in January, but they’ve also doubled the programming, adding a second day to the extravaganza for retailers. At the last Image Expo the day before San Diego Comic-Con, Publisher Eric Stephenson delivered a rousing opening speech about the changing world […]

The Beat Podcasts! – Looking Back at Comic-Con 2014

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Recorded at Publishers Weekly, it’s More To Come, the weekly podcast of comics news, interviews and discussion with Calvin Reid, Kate Fitzsimons and The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s episode,  the More to Come Crew discuss 2014’s San Diego Comic-Con including the long-awaited Eisner award vindication of Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, Image Expo […]

SDCC 2014: Watchtower Friday: Ensconced and Embargoed

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From Friday evening until Saturday evening, I was in an undisclosed location, part of the Commerce Department’s program of keeping random individuals as “designated survivors”.  Given the billions of dollars generated by America’s pop culture complex, they feel that during Comic-Con and other large events, select journalists, bloggers, and other internet individuals should be ensconced […]

The Beat’s Image Expo Coverage – SDCC ’14 Edition

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by Zachary Clemente Image Comics is rolling out their announcements fast and hard – holding one of their semi-annual Expos before the convention even official opens its doors. Keep your eyes peeled here for live coverage of exciting announcements from one of the hottest publishers today! Update 1: While waiting for the Expo to start, […]