17 June 2008 (Berkeley, CA) – This upcoming weekend, Charlotte, NC’s HeroesCon once again plays host to Image Comics, with guests and panels galore!

“HeroesCon is a darned fine funnybook show,” Image Comics Publisher Erik Larsen said. “In an age when outside media like movies and video games have taken over most conventions, Shelton Drumm and his dedicated team consistently keep Heroes focused on what matters most to those of us in the world of contemporary pictorial literature – a bona-fide COMIC BOOK convention that’s fun for the whole family!”

In addition to the overwhelming number of Image creators attending, Image will be spotlighted on a total of three panels including the State of the Industry Discussion, Friday at 1:30, featuring Image Comics Publisher Erik Larsen in room 207. Saturday brings Tori Amos’ COMIC BOOK TATTOO panel at 12:00PM and The Image Comics Show at 4:00 PM, both in room 217BCD. This Image Comics Show’s HeroesCon debut  features Erik Larsen, THE WALKING DEAD’s Robert Kirkman, THE NIGHTLY NEWS’ Jonathan Hickman, PERHAPANAUTS’ creators Todd Dezago & Craig Rosseau and a number of announcements, including the first word on Whilce Portacio’s other big project.

HeroesCon will take place June 20-22 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Image Comics can be found at booth 320.


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  1. Maybe Kirkman should NOT go to HeroesCon and actually focus on things like, you know, publishing his freakin’ books on a semi-regular schedule


    This clown’s got time to spend all day on his internet message board, or blogging about how great he thought Speed Racer was or spend a weekend at a minor convention or whatever else and, yet, he can’t seem to manage to get books that he swore were ‘done, drawn, and at the printer’ FOUR MONTHS AGO (like his own ‘Walking Dead’) on the shelves at the local comic book shop …

  2. Lifeisaglitch on


    If he gets so busy and fed up with it who cares if they get on time,coz then THEY WILL SUCK.
    Luckily the don’t.

    Patience grasshoppah ;)

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