Press Release

Dynamite is proud to announce their creative guest line-up for this weekend’s Emerald City Comicon, along with their talent-packed signing schedule, three panels spotlighting some of the industry’s most beloved creators, a full selection of ECCC convention exclusives, and the foreshadowing of a surprise guest superstar who will reveal groundbreaking news!

Located at Booth #1802, Dynamite will be a flurry of activity with sixteen established industry veterans and up-and-coming talent greeting fans nearly every hour of the convention.

Garth Ennis (Preacher) will be on-hand to celebrate Red Team, his Dynamite follow-up after the thrilling conclusion to The Boys.  Mark Waid (Daredevil) makes his Dynamite convention debut as the brainchild of the all-new, all-explosive Green Hornet, while Matt Wagner (Grendel) celebrates the launch of the revealing Shadow: Year One series.  Superstar artist Jae Lee (Dark Tower) will be happily signing his ECCC convention exclusive of Masks #1, featuring pulp hero, The Spider.

Dynamite also happily welcomes Francesco Francavilla (The Shadow), Joe Harris (Vampirella), Ron Marz (Prophecy), Brandon Jerwa (Vampirella), Robert Napton (Dejah Thoris), Chris Roberson (Masks), Mark Rahner (Dejah Thoris), Brennan Wagner (The Shadow: Year One), Eric Trautmann (Flash Gordon), and Jim Zub (Pathfinder) to the booth.  The signing times for all guests can be found below.

Dynamite Entertainment will also welcome a Mystery Superstar Creator to their booth to make a huge announcement, as they triumphantly unveil a bold new comic series revitalizing a classic comic character!  Keep your ear to the ground on Friday, as the announcement goes live.

Three panels will be held on-site to celebrate Dynamite Entertainment and its superb creators.  Two Spotlight events will be hosted by television sensation Blair Butler, providing revealing glimpses into the creative process of Garth Ennis and Jae Lee.

“ECCC Spotlight Lounge Presents: Secret Origins with Garth Ennis” takes place on Saturday, 3/2, from 2:40pm – 3:35pm, in the Emerald City Spotlight Lounge, Room 604.
“ECCC Spotlight Lounge Presents: Secret Origins with Jae Lee” takes place on Saturday, 3/2, from 3:40pm – 4:35pm, in the Emerald City Spotlight Lounge, Room 604.
“Dynamite is Ready to Explode” takes place on Saturday, 3/2.  It runs from 6:10pm – 7:05pm and will be held in Hall B, Room 608-610, and includes a whopping dozen creators, including Mark Waid, Ron Marz, Francesco Francavilla, our Surprise Mystery Guest, and more!
The Emerald City Comicon will feature fans’ first opportunity to pick up six spectacular exclusive variant comics, including the following:

The Shadow: Year One #1 Eccc “Emerald Green” Exclusive by Matt Wagner

  • Limited to 500 copies


Garth Ennis’ Red Team #1 Eccc “Emerald Green” Exclusive by Ryan Sook

  • Limited to 1000 copies


Garth Ennis’ Red Team #1 Eccc “Black & White” Exclusive by Howard Chaykin

  • Limited to 200 copies


Dejah Thoris and the Green Men of Mars #1 “Emerald Green Risque” Exclusive by Mel Rubi

  • Limited to 500 copies


Dejah Thoris and the Green Men of Mars #1 “Emerald Green Risque” Exclusive by Ale Garza

  • Limited to 100 copies


Masks #1 Emerald City Comicon “Spider” Exclusive by Jae Lee

  • Limited to 5000 copies

Dejah Thoris & Green Men Garza - Censored Dejah Thoris & Green Men Rubi - Censored Layout 1 Layout 1 Masks #1 ECCC Jae Lee Spider Red Team #1 ECCC Chaykin Red Team #1 ECCC Sook Shadow Year One #1 ECCC Wagner

Dynamite has also produced four Limited Prints, available for free at Booth #1802.  Two prints are designed to promote MARK WAID’S GREEN HORNET, so be sure to visit the booth during Waid’s scheduled signing time on Saturday between 2:00pm and 3:00pm, and get your prints signed!  Dynamite’s other two prints are top secret, but can be signed throughout the weekend by the company’s Surprise Guest.

The complete signing schedule for all of Dynamite’s guests is:

Dynamite’s MYSTERY SUPERSTAR CREATOR, working on an Awesome, Top Secret Project!

  • Friday, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Friday, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Saturday, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Sunday, 1:00pm – 3:30pm


GARTH ENNIS, writer of The Boys, Red Team, Battlefields, and The Shadow

  • Saturday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Saturday, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Sunday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Sunday, 4:00pm – 5:00pm


FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA, cover artist of The Shadow, The Spider, Dark Shadows, and Masks

  • Saturday, 4:30pm – 5:30pm


JOE HARRIS, writer of Vampirella vs. Dracula

  • Saturday, 5:00pm – 6:00pm


BRANDON JERWA, writer of Vampirella and Red Sonja

  • Friday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
  • Sunday, 10:00am – 11:00am
  • Sunday, 3:30pm – 5:00pm


JAE LEE, cover artist of Masks and Thun’da

  • Friday, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Friday, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Saturday, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Sunday, 10:00am – 1:00pm


RON MARZ, writer of Prophecy

  • Friday, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Saturday, 11:00am – 12:00pm


ROBERT NAPTON, writer of Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris

  • Friday, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

MARK RAHNER, writer of Dejah Thoris and the Green Men of Mars

  • Saturday, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sunday, 1:00pm – 3:00pm


CHRIS ROBERSON, writer of Masks

  • Friday, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Saturday, 1:00pm – 2:00pm


ERIC TRAUTMANN, writer of Flash Gordon and Red Sonja

  • Friday, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Saturday, 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sunday, 11:00am – 1:00pm


BRENNAN WAGNER, colorist of The Shadow: Year One

  • Friday, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Saturday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm


MATT WAGNER, writer of The Shadow: Year One, Zorro, and Green Hornet: Year One

  • Friday, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Saturday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm


MARK WAID, writer of Green Hornet

  • Saturday, 2:00pm – 3:00pm


JIM ZUB, writer of Pathfinder

  • Saturday, 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sunday, 11:00am – 12:00pm


If you’re attending Emerald City Comicon in Seattle this coming weekend, make sure to visit Booth #1802 and join in on the festivities!


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About Dynamite Entertainment:

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, The Shadow, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more!

Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as Vampirella, Pantha, Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, Purgatori, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt.

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Jae Lee, Marc Guggenheim, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner, and a host of up-and-coming new talent!

Dynamite is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles – including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger’s Project Superpowers – have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005, Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%) and again in 2011. The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.

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