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Image Comics Invades C2E2 with Exclusive Variants, Panels and Talent Signings


The premiere independent comic book publisher, Image Comics, will be in full-force this Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26 at the 2015 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. Check out the entire schedule featuring creator-owner panels, con exclusive variants and signings from their star-studded line-up of writers and artists. 



VARIANTS SOLD AT THE IMAGE BOOTH (#119):
  • KAPTARA #1 by Chip Zdarsky and Kagan McLeod, cover art by Ramon Perez, $5
  • SPREAD #6 by Justin Jordan and Kyle Strahm, cover art by Buster Moody, $5
  • GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS #6 by Ryan Browne, $10 (also sold at Table #N1)
  • DEADLY CLASS #12 by Rick Remender and Wes Craig, cover art by Jerome Opeña & Dono Sanchez Almara, $5


PANELS HOSTED BY IMAGE COMICS:
IMAGE COMICS PRESENTS: MANHATTAN PROJECTS & EAST OF WEST
Friday, April 24 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM 
Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Nick Dragotta
The Manhattan Projects shows us what happens when science goes sideways. East of West shows us what happens when we get the world we deserve. Creators Nick Dragotta, Jonathan Hickman, and Nick Pitarra show us the world as it could be, and created two fan-favorite series in the process. Join us as we dig deep into our past and future.
IMAGE COMICS PRESENTS: CREATORS OWN HUMOR
Friday, April 24 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM 
Skottie Young (I Hate Fairyland), Chip Zdarsky (Kaptara, Sex Criminals), Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts), Jason Latour (Southern Bastards)

What's funnier than funnybooks? Humor and comics go hand-in-hand, and Ryan "God Hates Astronauts" Browne, Skottie "I Hate Fairyland" Young, Jason "Southern Bastards" Latour, and Chip "Sex Criminals" Zdarsky specialize in jokes that range from the bluest of blue to perfectly silly. What does it take to make someone crack a smile? Come see.
IMAGE COMICS PRESENTS: REVIVAL
Saturday, April 25 11:15 AM – 12: 15 PM 
Tim Seeley, Mike Norton, Jenny Frison

In a town where the living have to learn to deal with those who are supposed to be dead, Officer Dana Cypress must deal with murders, interlopers, and her own formerly-dead sister. Join Jenny Frison, Mike Norton, and Tim Seeley, creators of the hit series Revival, in this special spotlight.
IMAGE COMICS PRESENTS: CREATORS OWN SCI-FI
Saturday, April 25 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM 
Rick Remender (Low), Greg Tocchini (Low), Gabriel Hardman (Invisible Republic), Corinna Bechko (Invisible Republic)

In Low, humankind must seek refuge underwater from a sun gone nova. In Invisible Republic, a reporter discovers a hero who has been wiped from history. Join Low's Rick Remender & Greg Tocchini and Invisible Republic's Corinna Bechko & Gabriel Hardman in conversation about what they do with the infinite possibilities in sci-fi tales.
IMAGE COMICS PRESENTS: CREATORS OWN HORROR
Sunday, April 26 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM 
Scott Snyder (Wytches), Brian Buccellato (Sons of the Devil), Ray Fawkes (Intersect), Kyle Strahm (Spread), Paul Azaceta (Outcast by Kirkman & Azaceta), Jock (Wytches), Jason Howard (Trees)

The scariest things don't necessarily go bump in the night. Sometimes they're deep inside you, waiting for their time to strike. Sometimes they're stuck between the pages of a comic book, struggling to get out. Paul Azaceta, Brian Buccellato, Ray Fawkes, Scott Snyder, Kyle Strahm, Jock, and Jason Howard own horror and are eager to make your skin crawl with fear.
IMAGE COMICS PRESENTS: CREATORS OWN ADVENTURE
Sunday, April 26 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM 
Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts), Chris Mooneyham (Five Ghosts), Otis Frampton (Oddly Normal), Kyle Higgins (C.O.W.L.), Rod Reis (C.O.W.L.), Alec Siegel (C.O.W.L.)

What do superhero unions, haunted adventurers, and an otherworld of young monsters and creatures have in common? Five Ghosts' Frank Barbiere & Chris Mooneyham, Oddly Normal's Otis Frampton, and C.O.W.L.'s Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel, & Rod Reis tell stories that do what stories are supposed to do: take you on adventures. Come see why and how.



SIGNINGS HOSTED AT IMAGE COMICS BOOTH (#119):
FRIDAY, APRIL 24
12 - 12:45 PM: Gabriel Hardman & Corinna Bechko
1 - 1:45 PM: Ben Acker, Ben Blacker & Marc Evan Jackson
1 - 1:45 PM: Frank Barbiere & Chris Mooneyham
2 - 2:45 PM: James Robinson
2 - 2:45 PM: Kyle Strahm
3 - 3:45 PM: Joshua Williamson
4 - 4:45 PM: Tim Seeley, Mike Norton & Jenny Frison
4 - 4:45 PM: Ed Brisson
5 - 5:45 PM: Jason Howard
SATURDAY, APRIL 25

11 - 11:45 AM: Scott Snyder & Jock * TICKETED: 3 item limit *
12 - 12:45 PM: Otis Frampton
1 - 1:45 PM: Joshua Williamson
2 - 2:45 PM: Kyle Strahm
2 - 2:45 PM: Ryan Browne
3 - 3:45 PM: Michael Moreci
4 - 4:45 PM: Khary Randolph
5 - 5:45 PM: Jonathan Hickman, Nick Dragotta & Nick Pitarra * TICKETED: 3 item limit *
5 - 5:45 PM: Eric Canete
SUNDAY, APRIL 26
11 - 11:45 AM: Chip Zdarsky
11 - 11:45 AM: Joshua Williamson
12 - 12:45 PM: Rick Remender & Greg Tocchini * TICKETED: 3 item limit *
12 - 12:45 PM: Ryan Browne
1 - 1:45 PM: Jason Latour
1 - 1:45 PM: Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel & Rod Reis
2 - 2:45 PM: Scott Snyder & Jock * TICKETED: 3 item limit *
2 - 2:45 PM: Paul Azaceta * TICKETED: 3 item limit *
3 - 3:45 PM: Nick Dragotta & Nick Pitarra

IMAGE CREATORS IN ARTIST ALLEY:
Paul Azaceta, G12
Frank Barbiere, I13
Ed Brisson, H14A
Ryan Browne, N1
Brian Buccellato, O15
Nick Dragotta, G17
Ray Fawkes, O12
Otis Frampton, U9
Jenny Frison, G3
Bryan J.L. Glass, H15B
Gabriel Hardman, E10
Phil Hester, G10
Jonathan Hickman, G18
Kyle Higgins, O14
Jock, A9
Jason Latour, G11
Janet Lee, Q9
Mike Norton, G2
Nick Pitarra, G16
Eric Powell, L1
Rod Reis, O13
Rick Remender, H18
James Robinson, B18
Tim Seeley, G1
Kyle Strahm, G14
Scott Snyder, A10
Ben Templesmith, O10
Greg Tocchini, H17
Joshua Williamson, H12
Skottie Young, V18
Chip Zdarsky, H11

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