Even though the event is taking place over at another website, the Image founders getting together for a live chat is pretty cool.Â Check it out if you can tear yourself away from Major Spoilers for an hour or so.
In celebration of IMAGE UNITED’s highly anticipated debut on Wednesday, November 25th, every single creator including Image founders Rob Liefeld, Jim Valentino, Erik Larsen, Marc Silvestri, Todd McFarlane and Whilce Portacio along Image partner Robert Kirkman, will unite for a one time only online chat event on Tuesday, November 24th at 7pm to 8:30pm EST.
“Since IMAGE UNITED’s announcement we’ve received a tremendous amount of requests for appearances of all creators involved in stores and conventions all across the planet,” Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson said. “By teaming up with Newsarama for this once-in-a-lifetime event, we’re bringing every creator directly to the readers. This is our thank you for the massive support the Image Comics fan base has already given the project.”
On Tuesday evening, November 24th at 7pm EST, the night before issue #1 goes on sale, Newsarama will welcome all seven creators in a 90-minute online interview/chat hosted by Vaneta Rogers, writer of Newsarama’s recent Image United Weekly interviews, and every single comic book fan from around the world are invited to attend. McFarlane, Liefeld, Silvestri, Valentino, Larsen, Portacio, and Kirkman will all be there live & together in the same virtual room, to answer your questions and ours about Image Comics’ past, present, and future, and of course IMAGE UNITED.
The IMAGE UNITED live event, a 90-minute virtual panel, will begin on Newsarama November 24th, 2009 at 7pm EST. For further details on how to attend this historic online event, please stay tuned to Newsarama.
Image Comics is a comics and graphic novels publisher formed in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists.Â Since that time, Image has gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. There are currently five partners in Image Comics (Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino), and Image is currently divided into four major houses (Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, and Image Central). Image comics and graphic novels cover nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable, offering science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor, and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. Visit www.imagecomics.com.