IMAGE COMICS AT BEA/BOOKCON 2017
A selection of Image Firsts will be available free of charge at the Image Comics booth (#2607) during BEA. Stop by to pick up the first chapters of their bestselling series—and to meet some of Image Comics’ amazing creators! Full list of appearances below.
Additionally, a range of trade paperbacks will be available for sale during BookCon on Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th at the Image Comics booth (#2607). Plus, more creator appearances!
SIGNINGS HOSTED AT IMAGE COMICS BOOTH (#2607)
FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND:
10:00 – 10:45 AM Charles Soule
11:00 – 11:45 AM Alex de Campi
12:00 – 12:45 PM Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr
1:00 – 1:45 PM Marjorie Liu
2:00 – 2:45 PM Gregg Schigiel
3:00 – 3:45 PM Cliff Chiang and Brian Azzarello
SATURDAY, JUNE 3RD:
12:00 – 12:45 PM Marjorie Liu
SUNDAY, JUNE 4TH:
SUNDAY, JUNE 3RD:
10:15 – 11:00 AM Downtown Stage
The New Mainstream: Diversity and Activism in Four Colors
Comics are for everyone, and everyone is making comics. Join graphic novelists and comics creators Marjorie Liu (MONSTRESS, X-Men), Thi Bui (The Best We Could Do), Joe Illidge (Catalyst Comics) and Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim: Love is a Battlefield) as they discuss how their work reflects their lived experiences, and how they are getting their stories out in a time of tumultuous political discourse. Moderated by Heidi MacDonald, Editor-in-Chief of ComicsBeat.com.
ABOUT IMAGE COMICS
Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.
BookExpo is evolving to lead the global publishing industry to its consumer driven future and celebrate storytelling in all its forms. It’s the place where industry, authors and readers converge to define the new publishing universe. BookExpo provides a focused professional environment to discover emerging authors and the next blockbuster titles, engage with the world’s most influential publishers and learn from industry leaders and peers. Embrace the future of publishing with us in New York City on May 31 – June 2, 2017.
BookCon is the event where storytelling and pop culture collide. Experience the origin of the story in all its forms by interacting with the authors, publishers, celebrities and creators of content that influence everything we read, hear and see. BookCon is an immersive experience that features interactive, forward thinking content including Q&As with the hottest talent, autographing sessions, storytelling podcasts, special screenings, literary quiz shows and so much more. BookCon is the ultimate celebration of books, where your favorite stories come to life.