Image Comics today announced 2 more guests for their Image Expo event. Joining Rick Remender and Robert Kirkman will be Nick Pitarra and Tee Franklin.
The event takes place in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday, February 21st.
More information is below courtesy of their press release.
PITARRA AND FRANKLIN TO ATTEND IMAGE EXPO
Snag your IMAGE EXPO tickets before it’s too late
Franklin is a Black, Queer, disabled woman, known in the comics industry as a vocal person of color and advocate for the LGBTQ and disabled community. She is credited for starting the popular hashtag: #BlackComicsMonth which aims to make comic book fans more aware of talented Black comic creators, and their diverse comic book characters and superheroes that already exist in the industry. Hot off the break-out success of BINGO LOVE, Franklin will be making an announcement about another forthcoming series in the works for 2018.
Previously announced creators confirmed to IMAGE EXPO 2018 include Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, OBLIVION SONG BY KIRKMAN & DE FELICI) and Rick Remender (DEADLY CLASS, SEVEN TO ETERNITY).
Image Expo is an exclusive opportunity for fans to get early exposure to the Image Comics’ most jaw-dropping announcements, a first look at creative process, and learn insider details about this top talent. IMAGE EXPO 2018 is a unique all-day experience for fans to have unprecedented access to the writers and artists behind their favorite comic books at exclusive autograph sessions and comic-focused programming. The event is open to all fans, comics retailers, librarians, and media.
Tickets to the event are now available for sale. Image Comics is pleased to offer General Admission tickets available for $25, Premium Admission tickets available for $100.
A General Admission Ticket will grant one (1) person entry to IMAGE EXPO and includes a program guide book and access to EXPO programming.
A Premium Admission Ticket will grant one (1) entry to IMAGE EXPO and includes admission to EXPO programming, program guide book, an Image Comics branded canvas tote bag, boxed lunch (valued at approximately $17), three (3) exclusive IMAGE EXPO variants, an Image Comics branded 25th anniversary commemorative pint glass, an Image Comics branded 25th anniversary commemorative enamel lapel pin, and access to priority seating.
Join us at the official IMAGE EXPO After Party which will be held from 7-10 p.m, location and further details to be announced. No ticket necessary, swing by and mingle with other members of the comics community, fans, industry professionals, and creators at this fun get-together.
Seating at IMAGE EXPO is limited. Admission for retailers and members of the media is complimentary (passes are limited).
Image Comics fans can follow the latest IMAGE EXPO updates at imagecomics.com/expo. We hope to see you there!