Image Comics have announced more guests for Image Expo 2018, as well as releasing information on the panels, signings, and exclusives for the event. Joining the list of creators will be Landry Q. Walker, Justin Greenwood, and Sam Humphries. Some of the exclusives that will be at the show include variants of SPAWN #283, VS #1, THE WICKED + THE DIVINE 1923, as well as t-shirts, totes, and more.
More details on the event including the schedules, exclusives, and more is courtesy of their press release.
LANDRY Q. WALKER, JUSTIN GREENWOOD, AND SAM HUMPHRIES TO APPEAR AT IMAGE EXPO, EXCLUSIVE VARIANTS FOR SALE
Snap up IMAGE EXPO tickets before it’s too late
Exclusive variants and merchandise available for sale at IMAGE EXPO will include:
- SPAWN #283, cover art by Szymon Kudranski & inked by Todd McFarlane, $10
- VS #1, cover art by Esad Ribić, $10
- THE WICKED + THE DIVINE 1923 one-shot, cover art by Jamie McKelvie, $10
- Limited edition 7.75 x 9.75” art prints (various, artwork of IMAGE EXPO announcements), $10 each
- #IBelieve in Comics T-shirts (S-XXXL), $25
- #IBelieve in Comics tote bags, $12
- 25th Anniversary commemorative glass tumblers, $10
- Image Comics RCCC lapel pins, $10
- Image Comics RCCC raglan T-shirts (S-XXL), $25
9:00 a.m. — Doors Open
10:00 a.m. — Keynote from Image Comics’ Publisher Eric Stephenson, followed by the IMAGE EXPO Announcements
Our afternoon programming will go into even greater detail on the projects announced during the keynote address, giving you a chance to pick the brains of the creators in attendance, gain insight into what’s coming, and unveil a bit of the magic that makes an “Image comic” the hottest book on the shelves.
1:15 p.m. — We Believe in Imagination: Sam Humphries (CITIZEN JACK), Farel Dalrymple (POP GUN: WAR), Brian Haberlin (FASTER THAN LIGHT), Jody LeHeup (SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER), and special surprise guests
2:15 p.m. — We Believe in Storytelling: Todd McFarlane (SPAWN), Rick Remender (DEADLY CLASS), Rob Guillory (CHEW), Christopher Sebela (EVOLUTION), and special surprise guests
3:15 p.m. — We Believe in Disruption: Tee Franklin (BINGO LOVE), and special surprise guests
4:15 p.m. — We Believe in Craft: Robert Kirkman (OBLIVION SONG, THE WALKING DEAD), Gerry Duggan (ANALOG), John McCrea (MYTHIC), Nick Pitarra (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS), Landry Q. Walker (DANGER CLUB), Justin Greenwood (THE FUSE), and special surprise guests
Alongside each panel will be signings for our attending creators. Some signings will have an item limit, require a wristband, or be closed after a certain number of guests have been admitted.
1:15 p.m. — Todd McFarlane (SPAWN), Rick Remender (DEADLY CLASS), Rob Guillory (CHEW), Christopher Sebela (EVOLUTION), and special surprise guests
2:15 p.m. — Sam Humphries (CITIZEN JACK), Farel Dalrymple (POP GUN: WAR), Brian Haberlin (WHERE WE LIVE), Jody LeHeup (SHIRTLESS BEAR-FIGHTER), and special surprise guests
3:15 p.m. — Gerry Duggan (ANALOG), John McCrea (MYTHIC), Nick Pitarra(THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS), Landry Q. Walker (DANGER CLUB), Justin Greenwood (THE FUSE), and special surprise guests
4:15 p.m. — Tee Franklin (BINGO LOVE) and special surprise guests
After IMAGE EXPO:
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. — Image Expo After Party
Join us at the official IMAGE EXPO After Party, which will be held from 7-10 p.m at Jackknife (614 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205). No ticket necessary, swing by and mingle with other members of the comics community, fans, industry professionals, and creators at this fun get-together.
Purchasing tickets to IMAGE EXPO:
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.
Seating at IMAGE EXPO is limited. Admission for retailers and members of the media is complimentary (passes are limited).
About IMAGE EXPO:
IMAGE EXPO is an exclusive opportunity for fans to get early exposure to the Image Comics’ most industry-shaking 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 unheard of 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. Image Comics fans can follow the latest IMAGE EXPO updates at imagecomics.com/expo. We hope to see you there!