August 19, 2008 – Hellboy creator Mike Mignola and 30 Days of Night co-creator/artist Ben Templesmith are the most recent additions to the ever-swelling guest list for the 2009 Emerald City ComiCon, the premier comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest.
“This will mark the first time that either of these celebrated creators have appeared at ECCC,” said Organizer Jim Demonakos. “It’s like a One-Two Punch of awesome.”
Other creators making their first appearance ever include Adi Granov (Iron Man), Darwyn Cooke (The New Frontier), Humberto Ramos (Runaways), Matt Fraction (Uncanny X-Men), Barry Kitson (Amazing Spider-Man), Jimmy Palmiotti (Jonah Hex), Alex Robinson (Too Cool To Be Forgotten), Greg Horn (Secret Invasion), Bob Layton (Iron Man), Khoi Pham (Incredible Herc), Mark Brooks (X-Men) and many others.
“We’re continually committed to giving our attendees a great convention experience by bringing them the freshest creators, publishers and exhibitors around,” continued Demonakos. “In addition, we’re expanding our show floor by an additional 15,000 square feet to accommodate the shows substantial growth.”
For updates on guests, exhibitors, programming and more, visit our website (http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com) where right now you can find dozens more creators not listed here and sign yourself up for the free ECCC e-mail newsletter.
Also on the website, applications are now available for both Exhibitor and Artist Alley space, which have sold out consistently the last few years.
The Seventh Annual Emerald City ComiCon takes place at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in beautiful downtown Seattle, Washington on April 4th & 5th, 2009.