Press Release

Dark Horse Comics is headed to the Pacific Northwest’s foremost and now sold out pop culture convention – Emerald City Comicon.

Visit Dark Horse Comics at ECCC booth #802 for free swag such as comics, buttons, posters, and more! Check out our show exclusives, signings, and panels, too!

EMERALD CITY COMICON EXCLUSIVES

A set quantity will be available at opening each day of the show. Limit of 5 per person per day while supplies last. Each comic is $5.00.

Frankenstein Underground #1 ECCC exclusive variant cover by Mike Mignola (1,000 copies)

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Prometheus: Fire and Stone—Omega ECCC exclusive variant cover by Patric Reynolds (500 copies)

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Lady Killer #1 ECCC exclusive variant cover by Joelle Jones (500 copies)

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Past Aways #1 ECCC exclusive variant cover by Scott Kolins (500 copies)

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Conan Red Sonja #1 limited-edition black-and-white variant cover by Dan Panosian (1,000 copies)

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We’ll also have a variety of Dark Horse comics, graphic novels, art books, and collectibles for sale in our booth.

SIGNING SCHEDULE

All creators signing in our booth offer their autographs for FREE. FREE prints, comics, or posters are provided for signings (while supplies last). You may purchase or bring items to be signed; however, we may restrict the type or number of items to be signed as necessary. Please note that some of the titles listed below have not been released for sale yet—in those cases, special prints will be available.

Lines may also be closed for some signings due to crowding or time restrictions.

All events are subject to change. Some restrictions apply. Please ask the Dark Horse Comics staff if you have questions.

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

  • 11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. MIDNIGHT SOCIETY: Drew Edward Johnson
  • 12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m. FRANKENSTEIN UNDERGROUND: Mike Mignola
    Frankenstein Underground #1 ECCC exclusive variant cover by Mike Mignola available for sale
  • 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. THE WHITE SUITS: Frank Barbiere
  • 1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
    MURDER BOOK: Ed Brisson, Simon Roy
    TIGER LUNG: Simon Roy
    HIGH CRIMES: Christopher Sebela, Ibrahim Moustafa
  • 2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
    THE MASSIVE: Garry Brown
    EMPOWERED: Adam Warren
  • 3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.
    ABE SAPIEN: Max Fiumara
    GRINDHOUSE: Chris Peterson
  • 4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m.
    CONAN RED SONJA, LEAVING MEGALOPOLIS, TOMB RAIDER: Gail Simone
    LEAVING MEGALOPOLIS: Jim Calafiore
    CONAN RED SONJA: Jim Zub
    Conan Red Sonja #1 limited-edition black-and-white variant cover by Dan Panosian available for sale
  • 5:00 p.m.–5:50 p.m.
    FINDER: Carla Speed McNeil
    NEVERBOY: Tyler Jenkins, Kelly Fitzpatrick
  • 6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m.
    ALIEN VS. PREDATOR: FIRE AND STONE: Christopher Sebela
    ALIENS: FIRE AND STONE: Chris Roberson, Patric Reynolds
    PREDATOR: FIRE AND STONE: Christopher Mooneyham
    PROMETHEUS: FIRE AND STONE: Paul Tobin
    Prometheus: Fire and Stone—Omega ECCC exclusive variant cover by Patric Reynolds available for sale

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

  • 11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. THE SHAOLIN COWBOY: Geof Darrow
  • 12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m.
    SERENITY, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: Georges Jeanty
    BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: Megan Levens
    GIRLFIEND: Pander Brothers
  • 1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
    LADY KILLER: Joëlle Jones
    Lady Killer #1 ECCC exclusive variant cover by Joëlle Jones available for sale
    BUZZKILL, THE GHOST FLEET, THE PAYBACKS: Donny Cates
    THE GHOST FLEET: Daniel Warren Johnson
    THE PAYBACKS: Eliot Rahal
  • 2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
    HARROW COUNTY: Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
    BANDETTE: Paul Tobin, Colleen Coover
    THE WITCHER, COLDER, PROMETHEUS: FIRE AND STONE, PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES:
    Paul Tobin
  • 3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. FIGHT CLUB 2: Chuck Palahniuk, Cameron Stewart, David Mack, Dave Stewart (Ticketed Event)*
  • 4:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m. FIGHT CLUB 2: Chuck Palahniuk (Ticketed Event)*
  • 5:00 p.m.–5:50 p.m. FIGHT CLUB 2: Chuck Palahniuk (Ticketed Event)*
  • 6:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m. FIGHT CLUB 2: Chuck Palahniuk (Ticketed Event)*
  • Fight Club 2 artists Cameron Stewart, David Mack, and Dave Stewart will be present for part of the 3:00 p.m. signing, depending on their schedules.

*WRISTBAND REQUIRED: Wristbands will be distributed in the Dark Horse booth at show opening on Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28. One wristband per person. Separate wristbands will be assigned for each 50-minute signing and may only be used during that time period. Fight Club 2 #1 is on sale May 27. One free print and one sampler minicomic per wristband will be provided for the signing. No other items allowed. Other restrictions may apply.

SUNDAY, MARCH 29

  • 10:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m. MIDNIGHT SOCIETY: Drew Edward Johnson
  • 11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m.
    PAST AWAYS: Matt Kindt, Scott Kolins, Bill Crabtree
    Past Aways #1 ECCC exclusive variant cover by Scott Kolins available for sale
    BLACK HAMMER: Jeff Lemire
  • 12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m.
    ITTY BITTY COMICS, AW YEAH COMICS!: Art Baltazar, Franco
    PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES: Paul Tobin, Ron Chan, Jeremy Vanhoozer
  • 1:00 p.m.–1:50 p.m.
    HALO: Duffy Boudreau
    THE SHAOLIN COWBOY: Geof Darrow
  • 2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
    DEEP GRAVITY: Gabriel Hardman, Corinna Bechko
    POP: Curt Pires
    APOCALYPTIGIRL: Andrew MacLean
  • 3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.
    MISFITS OF AVALON: Kel McDonald
    EMILY AND THE STRANGERS: Cat Farris

PANEL SCHEDULE

Please join us at the panels below, brought to you by Dark Horse Comics and friends! Please visit http://emeraldcitycomicon.com/programming/ for more panels featuring Dark Horse creators, as well as guidelines for attending panels.

FRIDAY, MARCH 27
3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. Hall C Behind the Scenes: Making Comics

Comics professionals come together to discuss their unique contributions to this beloved medium. Topics include creating engaging characters with Gail Simone (Leaving Megalopolis), transitioning from artist to writer/artist with Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer), business management with Christine Mignola (Hellboy), going from self-publishing to book deal with Colleen Coover (Bandette), breaking into coloring with Kelly Fitzpatrick (Neverboy), and fostering a fan base with online content with Kel McDonald (Misfits of Avalon). Sure to be a great panel for the budding cartoonist eager to explore the craft of making comics!

6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Hall D Dark Horse Comics Builds Characters!

Join Dark Horse Comics and a panel of their incredibly talented artists, writers, and creators to discuss independent comics, creators’ rights, and brand-new projects and hear what’s coming up for the powerhouse publisher for the remainder of 2015. Moderated by Dark Horse publicist Aub Driver and featuring Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook (Harrow County), Curt Pires (POP), the Pander Brothers (Girlfiend), Tyler Jenkins (Neverboy), Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer), Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer), Matt Kindt and Scott Kolins (Past Aways), and Donny Cates and Eliot Rahal (The Paybacks), this is a panel you won’t want to miss!

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Hall D Fight Club 2

Acclaimed novelist Chuck Palahniuk continues one of his most beloved works with Fight Club 2! Join Dark Horse for a discussion of the creation of this story with Chuck Palahniuk, editor Scott Allie, artist David Mack, artist Cameron Stewart, and colorist Dave Stewart.

7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Hall C The Mignolaverse: Hellboy and Beyond

Hellboy creator Mike Mignola returns to Emerald City Comicon! With recent launches like Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. and Frankenstein Underground, there’s never been more ways to get into Mignola’s world. Join Mignola for news on Hellboy in Hell and a Q&A with some of the writers and artists who help him bring his characters to life—Max Fiumara, Scott Allie, Dave Stewart, and Tyler Crook.

SUNDAY, MARCH 29

11:00 a.m.–11:50 p.m. Hall C Dark Horse Presents Kids and Comics: Plants vs. Zombies, Itty Bitty Hellboy,Avatar: The Last Airbender, and More!

Comics are a great way to get kids interested in art, reading, and storytelling—and, well, they’re fun! Join Steve Sunu (publicity coordinator, Dark Horse Comics), Paul Tobin and Ron Chan (Plants vs. Zombies), Jeremy Vanhoozer (Plants vs. Zombies creative director, PopCap), Art Baltazar and Franco (Itty Bitty Hellboy), and Joan Hilty (comics editor, Nickelodeon) to discover and discuss the ever-growing library of incredible all-ages comics!

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via Dark Horse Comics

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