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Signing Schedules for the Image Comics, Skybound, and Top Cow Booths at SDCC 2012 Released

Walking Dead Image SDCC

Via Image Comics:

Signing schedule for Comic-Con International features top comics talent

The Image Comics, Skybound, and Top Cow booths at Comic-Con International in San Diego will be host to some of the best and brightest creators in comics today. Many artists will have permanent tables at the Image Booth and special signings will occur throughout the convention, often with exclusives and variants to purchase. The special appearances by creators will culminate in a group signing by Image Comics founders Erik Larsen, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino, Rob Liefeld, and Whilce Portacio.

Some high-demand signing sessions will be ticketed. Free tickets will be available at the Image Comics booth (#2729) on the day of the signing. Tickets will be distributed for each ticketed signing beginning at the start of the show each day and only while supplies last. No purchase is necessary to receive a ticket.

Comic-Con International takes place on July 12-15 in the San Diego Convention Center. The Image Comics booth (#2729) will be the destination for Skybound, Shadowline, and Image central titles, while the Top Cow booth (#2629) will have all the latest in the WITCHBLADE- and THE DARKNESS-helmed universe.

Here is a complete list of signings taking place at the Image, Skybound and Top Cow booths:

Image Comics (#2729)

In addition to the creators with scheduled signings, many Image creators will be at the Image Comics booth throughout the convention:

Nate Bellegarde (Brit, Invincible)
Kody Chamberlain (Sweets)
Daniel Corey and Anthony Diecidue (Moriarty)
Tim Daniel (Enormous)
Nathan Edmondson* (The Activity, Dancer, Who Is Jake Ellis?)
Ken Garing (Planetoid)
Shane Houghton and Chris Houghton (Reed Gunther)
Joe Keatinge (Glory, Hell Yeah)
John Layman and Rob Guillory (Chew)
David Mack (Kabuki)
Dirk Manning (Nightmare World)
Derek McCulloch (Pug)
Sean Megaw (Sky Pirates of Neo Terra)
Ryan Ottley (Invincible)
Mark Sable (Graveyard of Empires)
Rob Schrab (S.C.U.D. the Disposable Assassin)
Steve Seeley and Michael Moreci (Hoax Hunters)
Charles Soule (27)
S. Steven Struble and Sina Grace (The Li’l Depressed Boy)
Andy Suriano (Doc Bizarre, M.D.)
Jim Valentino (Shadow Hawk, Shadowline Publisher)
Cory Walker (Invincible)
Landry Q. Walker and Eric Jones (Danger Club)
Kurtis Wiebe (Green Wake, Peter Panzerfaust, Debris)
Jim Zub and Edwin Huang (Skullkickers)

*Eisner Award Nominee

THURSDAY

10:00-11:00
Nightmare World creators: Dirk Manning (writer) and Kristen Perry (artist)

11:00-12:00
Avengelyne creators: Mark Poulton (writer) and Dexter Weeks (colorist)

3:00-4:00
Heart creator/writer Blair Butler
This signing will be limited to 50 ticketed attendees.

4:00-5:00
Wild Children creator/writer Ales Kot

5:00-6:00
Mind The Gap creators: Jim McCann (writer), Rodin Esquejo (artist), and Sonia Oback (colorist)

6:00-7:00
Infinite Horizon creators: Gerry Duggan (writer) and Phil Noto (artist)

FRIDAY

10:00-11:00
Alpha Girl creators: Jean-Paul Bonjour (writer) and Jeff Roenning (writer)

11:00-12:00
Bryan JL Glass (Mice Templar)

12:00-1:00
Severed creators: Scott Snyder (co-writer) and Scott Tuft (co-writer)
This signing will be limited to 50 ticketed attendees.

1:00-2:00
Fatale creator/writer Ed Brubaker
This signing will be limited to 50 ticketed attendees.

3:00-4:00
Meta4 and Mondo creator Ted McKeever

4:00-5:00
Saga of Rex creator Michel Gagne

5:00-6:00
Infinite Horizon creators: Gerry Duggan (writer) and Phil Noto (artist)

6:00-7:00
Creator-Owned Heroes, The Monolith, and Queen Crab creator/writer Jimmy Palmiotti

SATURDAY

10:00-11:00
Fatale creator/writer Ed Brubaker
This signing will be limited to 50 ticketed attendees.

11:00-12:00
Mind The Gap creators: Jim McCann (writer), Rodin Esquejo (artist), and Sonia Oback (colorist)

12:00-1:00
Wild Children creator/writer Ales Kot

1:00-2:00
Madman and It Girl and The Atomics creators: Michael Allred* (creator), Laura Allred* (colorist), and Mike Norton(It Girl and The Atomics artist)
This signing will be limited to 50 ticketed attendees.
*Eisner Award Nominees

2:00-3:00
Choker creators: Ben McCool (writer) and Ben Templesmith (artist)

3:00-4:00
Severed creators: Scott Snyder (co-writer) and Scott Tuft (co-writer)
This signing will be limited to 50 ticketed attendees.

5:00-6:00
Alpha Girl creators: Jean-Paul Bonjour (writer) and Jeff Roenning (writer)

SUNDAY

9:00-10:00
Saga of Rex creator Michel Gagne

10:00-11:00
Wild Children creator/writer Ales Kot

11:00-12:00
Alpha Girl creators: Jean-Paul Bonjour (writer) and Jeff Roenning (writer)

12:00-1:00
Creator-Owned Heroes, The Monolith, and Queen Crab creator/writer Jimmy Palmiotti

1:00-2:00
Choker creators: Ben McCool (writer) and Ben Templesmith (artist)

2:15-3:15
Image Partners and Founders: Erik Larsen (Savage Dragon), Marc Silvestri (Witchblade, The Darkness, Cyber Force), Jim Valentino (Shadowhawk, Shadowline Publisher), Rob Liefeld (Bloodstrike, Glory, Prophet), andWhilce Portacio (Wetworks)
This signing will be limited to 50 ticketed attendees.

Skybound

WEDNESDAY (Preview Night)

7:00-9:00
Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead, Invincible, Thief of Thieves)

THURSDAY

1:30-3:30
The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard

3:45-4:45
Witch Doctor creator/writer Brandon Seifert

FRIDAY

2:15-3:00
Witch Doctor creator/writer Brandon Seifert

3:00-4:00
Skybound Artist Group Signing: Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead), Ryan Ottley (Invincible), Shawn Martinbrough (Thief of Thieves), and Todd Nauck (Guarding the Globe)

SATURDAY

11:00-12:00
Skybound Artist Group Signing: Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead), Ryan Ottley (Invincible), Shawn Martinbrough (Thief of Thieves), and Todd Nauck (Guarding the Globe)

12:15-1:00
Witch Doctor creator/writer Brandon Seifert

4:30-6:30
Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead, Invincible, Thief of Thieves)

SUNDAY

3:00-5:00
Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead, Invincible, Thief of Thieves)

Top Cow (#2629)

In addition to the creators with scheduled signings, Jeremy Haun (The Darkness), Rahsan Ekedal (Echoes), Rick Basaldua (The Darkness, Artifacts, Epoch), and Katherine French (The Darkness) will be at the Top Cow booth throughout the convention.

THURSDAY

10:00-12:00
Ron Marz (Artifacts, Witchblade)

11:00-12:00
Dennis Calero (Netherworld, Witchblade)

12:00-2:00
Marc Silvestri (Witchblade, The Darkness, Cyber Force)

FRIDAY

12:00-2:00
Marc Silvestri (Witchblade, The Darkness, Cyber Force) and Ron Marz (Artifacts, Witchblade)

2:00-3:00
Teen Wolf signing with cast

4:00-5:00
Joshua Fialkov and Rahsan Ekedal (Echoes)

SATURDAY

10:00-11:00
Christos Gage (Sunset)

1:30-3:30
Marc Silvestri (Witchblade, The Darkness, Cyber Force)

4:00-6:00
Ron Marz (Artifacts, Witchblade)

SUNDAY

11:00-12:00
Tyler Kirkham (Mysterious Ways, Witchblade)

12:00-1:00
Dennis Calero (Netherworld, Witchblade)

Creators Appearing in the Image Booth During SDCC 2012 Include Kirkman, Adlard, Brubaker, Etc.

Image SDCC

Via their Facebook page, Image has provided an early look at the creators set to appear at their booth (#2729) during Comic-Con International 2012 in San Diego.

As you can see above, featured guests would appear to include:

  • Ryan Ottley
  • Nick Spencer
  • Robert Kirkman
  • John Layman
  • Charlie Adlard
  • Ed Brubaker

 

Image Launching Own 3-Day Expo in 2012 with Kirkman, Larsen, McFarlane, Silvestri, and Valentino

November 22, 2011 by  
Filed under California, Comic Books, Convention News, Top Stories

Image Expo logo

Press Release:

EXPERIENCE CREATIVITY AT IMAGE EXPO: A 3-DAY CELEBRATION OF CREATOR OWNED COMICS!

Berkeley, CA – 21 November 2011 — IMAGE EXPO is coming! Experience the creativity of the men and women making the best creator owned comics in America at this one-of-a-kind celebration commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Image Comics!

IMAGE EXPO is a three-day celebration of creator-owned comics happening at the Oakland Convention Center. Image partners Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino, will be the guests of honor, appearing throughout the weekend for signings, panels, and special events. Other special guests include Image founders Rob Liefeld, and Whilce Portacio, plus the creators of today’s best creator-owned comics, including: Joe Casey, Jay Faerber, Jonathan Hickman, Ryan Ottley, Richard Starkings, Fiona Staples, and Brian K. Vaughan.

IMAGE EXPO is Northern California’s premiere comic con experience in 2012. The three-day event takes place at the Oakland Convention Center in the heart of the bustling nightlife and restaurant center of downtown Oakland, CA on February 24-25-26.

IMAGE EXPO isn’t just about Image Comics, it’s a celebration of independent creativity in comics. The exhibit floor is open to anyone who makes creator-owned comics. We’re also going to be hosting unique programming for fans, aspiring creators, and library professionals. We’ll be continuing our tradition of supporting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s important work to protect creators and retailers by hosting special events including a massive benefit auction.

Get in on the ground floor and sign up for your exhibitor or artist alley space today! Contact info@ImageComicExpo.com for more information about the show and how to sign up to exhibit.

ABOUT AMAZING COMIC CONVENTIONS
Amazing Comic Conventions is a leading promotional company operated by Jimmy S. Jay and Jay Company Comics. The Amazing Arizona Comic Con is their signature event, kicking off the Comic Con Season each January. The Amazing Arizona Comic Con is the premiere destination for graphic novel pop culture in the Southwest. The 2012 Amazing Arizona Comic Con takes place January 6-7-8 at the Mesa Convention Center, in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Guests for the upcoming event include Walking Dead creator/executive producer Robert Kirkman, legendary creator Rob Liefeld, Batman artist Greg Capullo, and many more. For more information, visit www.AmazingArizonaComicCon.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, 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.

Image Comics at NYCC 2010

Image Comics heads east for New York Comic-Con, October 8-10, 2010

Image Comics is taking the show on the road this weekend, making its way across the country for New York Comic-Con 2010! Come by booth 1647 to pick up your favorite Image trades and exclusive merchandise for THE WALKING DEAD!

The Walking Dead 2011 Calendar

Visit Image Comics at booth 1647 to see your favorite Image creators! ROBERT KIRKMAN (Invincible, The Walking Dead, Haunt) and TODD McFARLANE (Spawn, Haunt) head up an all-star lineup that also includes ERIK LARSEN (Savage Dragon), DAVID HINE (The Bulletproof Coffin), JIM ZUBKAVICH (Skullkickers), ANDY KUHN and PHIL HESTER (Firebreather), BRYAN JL GLASS (The Mice Templar), TOMM COKER (Undying Love), and DAVE ELLIOTT (Benaroya Publishing)!

Line up to get autographs from KIRKMAN, McFARLANE, GREG CAPULLO (Spawn, Haunt), BEN McCOOL and BEN TEMPLESMITH (Choker), NICK SPENCER (Morning Glories), TIM SEELEY (Hack/Slash), MACON BLAIR and JOE FLOOD (Hellcity), RUFUS DAYGLO (Tank Girl), KIERON GILLEN and JAMIE McKELVIE (Phonogram), the creative team behind DAOMU, JOSH WAGNER and CAMILLA D’ERRICO (Sky Pirates of Neo Terra), JOE CASEY (Godland, Officer Downe), JOE KELLY (I Kill Giants), DUNCAN ROULEAU (The Great Unknown), STEVEN T. SEAGLE (The Crusades), and more!

Other Image creators attending NYCC include JIM VALENTINO (ShadowHawk), RON MARZ (Firebreather vs. Dragon Prince), RYAN BODENHEIM (Red Mass for Mars), AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI (The Pro), WHILCE PORTACIO (Darkness), CHRIS GIARRUSSO (G-Man), RICK REMENDER (Sea of Red), IVAN BRANDON (Viking), GREG HORN (The Art of Greg Horn), JOSH HOWARD (Dead@17), DAVID MACK (Kabuki), JIM MAHFOOD (Stupid Comics), MICHAEL BROUSSARD (Artifacts, The Darkness), and NELSON BLAKE II (Magdalena)!

PANELS

Friday
4:30-5:30pm, Room 1A14
Image Comics: The Writers
Some of Image Comics’ favorite writers get together to describe the writing process for their books, from inception to publication. Join juggernauts Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Nick Spencer (Morning Glories), Ron Marz (Firebreather vs. Dragon Prince), and Steven T. Seagle (The Crusades) for a discussion about writing, followed by Q&A.

Saturday
1:15-2:15pm, Room 1A22
The Image Comics Show
Join Image Comics for exclusive announcements about upcoming projects, updates about ongoing projects, and a Q&A session with some of Image’s best creators. Don’t miss your chance to find out about what we’re up to before anyone else does, get exclusive give-aways, and ask questions of your favorite creators! Panelists include Ron Marz (Firebreather vs. Dragon Prince), Nick Spencer (Morning Glories), Tomm Coker (Undying Love), Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash), Ben McCool (Choker), and James Zhang (Daomu).

Sunday
12:00-1:00pm, Room 1A24
Creating Comics the Image Comics Way
How do Image Creators make the best books in the business? Join us for a roundtable discussion of creator-owned comics, with an insider’s perspective on how ownership makes the creative process more fulfilling. Jim Valentino (ShadowHawk), Greg Capullo (Haunt), Marc Guggenheim (Halcyon), Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash), Joe Casey (Officer Downe), and Ben Templesmith (Choker) share their thoughts on publishing with Image Comics.

AUTOGRAPHS

Friday
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo (Spawn)*
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead)*
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ben McCool & Ben Templesmith (Choker)
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash)
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Nick Spencer (Morning Glories)

Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Macon Blair and Joe Flood (Hellcity)
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead)*
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Rufus Dayglo (Tank Girl)
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie (Phonogram)
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Greg Capullo
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead)*
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Daomu

Sunday
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Josh Wagner & Camilla D’Errico (Sky Pirates of Neo Terra)
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead)*
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Greg Capullo
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau, & Steven T. Seagle
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rufus Dayglo (Tank Girl)

*Ticketed signings: Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis at the beginning of each day.

PARTIES

NYCC Welcome Party, benefiting the CBLDF!
Thursday, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m., Village Pourhouse (366 W. 46th St)

Come support Free Expression, the 2010 LIBERTY ANNUAL, and mingle with the greatest talents in comics at the CBLDF’s NYCC Welcome Party, presented by Image Comics and The Beat! We’ll have special gifts, copies of the Liberty Annual and special open bar bracelets!

Starting at 8 p.m., this event is free and open to everyone! With a suggested donation of $10 or more, you will receive a special gift bag, full of goodies from Image Comics & CBLDF! In addition to great gifts, an open bar will be available for donations of $30 and $50. Preordering bracelets is strongly encouraged, as we’ll have a very small quantity of them at the door. For information on Open Bar bracelets, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/38rgblr.

Start your New York Comic Con off right by celebrating with the CBLDF, Image Comics, and The Beat. The CBLDF’s NYCC Welcome Party will feature surprise guest artists from the pages of CBLDF’s LIBERTY ANNUAL 2010, as well as a chance to meet comics’ best creators, insiders, and fellow fans, in a star-spangled festival of good comics and free speech!

Don’t miss Image Comics at New York Comic-Con 2010, October 8-10, at booth 1647!

Source: Image Comics

Image Comics Signings and Panel Schedules for SDCC 2010

Press Release

You’ll find something exciting during Comic-Con International 2010 with Image Comics, booth #2729, whether you’re looking for your favorite Image creators, exclusive announcements or convention exclusives!

CREATORS

You’ll find a surplus of Image creators on hand at booth #2729. The stupendous talents joining Image include GLEN BRUNSWICK, KODY CHAMBERLAIN, KIERON GILLEN, BRYAN JL GLASS, ROB GUILLORY, PHIL HESTER, GREG HORN, JASON HOWARD, ANDY KUHN, ERIK LARSEN, JOHN LAYMAN, ROB LIEFELD, DAVID MACK, DEREK MCCULLOCH, JAMIE MCKELVIE, MINK, RYAN OTTLEY, PAOLO PARENTE, CLIFF RATHBURN, JIMMIE ROBINSON, STEPHEN SCOTT, KRIS SIMON, BEN TEMPLESMITH, JIM VALENTINO and CORY WALKER. WE’LL ALSO HAVE SIGNINGS WITH JANE WIEDLIN, BILL MORRISON, JONATHAN ROSS, TOMMY LEE EDWARDS, TIM SEELEY, JOE KELLY, KEN NIIMURA, NICK SPENCER and more!

Robert Kirkman will also join Image Comics at booth #2729, bringing all new THE WALKING DEAD t-shirts, books and more. Visit The Walking Dead section of the booth for exclusive merchandise and signings!

CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES

Comic-Con is all about exclusives, from announcements to variant editions, and Image Comics will have an assortment of convention exclusive variants! You’ll find the convention variant of LADY ROBOTIKA #1, with an all-new cover by JIM SILKE, at the Shadowline table. You’ll also be able to pick up the convention variant of CHEW #12, featuring a five-color cover of Poyo, and SWEETS #1 from the creators themselves!

Finally, you can get the Comic-Con variant of THE WALKING DEAD #75 — featuring the first full-color Walking Dead story and photos of the cast of the upcoming AMC show — from various retailers and at the Diamond booth, #2401.

PANELS

THURSDAY, July 22, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

SPOTLIGHT ON ROBERT KIRKMAN (Room 5AB)

He examines survival among THE WALKING DEAD. He makes superheroes relatable in INVINCIBLE. He made lycanthropy dramatic in THE ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN. Join Image Comics for an in-depth discussion and Q&A with writing juggernaut Robert Kirkman. Moderated by Sina Grace.

FRIDAY, July 23, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

THE IMAGE COMICS SHOW (Room 3)

Join Image Comics for a slew of exclusive announcements about upcoming projects, updates about ongoing projects, and a Q&A session with some of Image Comics’ best writers. Don’t miss your chance to find out about what we’re up to before anyone else does, get exclusive give-aways, and ask questions of your favorite creators! Panelists include Marc Guggenheim (RESURRECTION, WEB OF SPIDER-MAN), Joe Kelly (I KILL GIANTS), Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE), John Layman (CHEW), Ben McCool (CHOKER, MEMOIR), and Nick Spencer (EXISTENCE, MORNING GLORIES).

SATURDAY, July 24, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

PARTNERS IN IMAGE COMICS (Room 9)

Image Comics partners Robert Kirkman (THE WALKING DEAD, INVINCIBLE), Erik Larsen (SAVAGE DRAGON), Todd McFarlane (SPAWN), Marc Silvestri (WITCHBLADE), and Jim Valentino (SHADOWHAWK) get together for a boisterous discussion of all things Image Comics. Join the Image partners as they talk about ongoing and future projects, and become part of the discussion during a Q&A session.

SIGNINGS

You’ll find many of your favorite Image creators at booth #2729 throughout the convention. In addition to the creators who will have tables with us, we’ll have the following signings. We’ll be scheduling more signings throughout the week, so please check at the booth for updates.

WEDNESDAY, July 21

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Ivan Brandon (VIKING)

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (INVINCIBLE, HAUNT, THE WALKING DEAD)**

THURSDAY, July 22

9:30 – 12:00 a.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. John Layman and Rob Guillory (CHEW)

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Nick Spencer (EXISTENCE, SHUDDERTOWN, MORNING GLORIES)*

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards (TURF)

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Jimmie Robinson (BOMB QUEEN, T. RUNT!)*

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Joe Casey and Chris Burnham (OFFICER DOWNE)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. FRACTURED FABLES: Camilla D’Errico, Phil Hester, Derek McCulloch, Bill Morrison, Ted McKeever, Anthony Peruzzo, Ben Templesmith, Doug TenNapel

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Jim Valentino, Tone Rodriguez, Dan Wickline (SHADOWHAWK)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Brandon Seifert and Lukas Ketner (WITCH DOCTOR)**

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

FRIDAY, July 23

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Ben Templesmith and Ben McCool (CHOKER)

11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Jane Wiedlin, Bill Morrison, Jim Silke (LADY ROBOTIKA)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura (I KILL GIANTS)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Jeff Mariotte (FADE TO BLACK)*

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. THE WALKING DEAD: Robert Kirkman, Frank Darabont, and cast members from the upcoming AMC television series**

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards (TURF)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko (HEATHENTOWN)*

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Ted McKeever (META 4)*

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman and Todd McFarlane (HAUNT)**

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Jane Wiedlin, Bill Morrison, Jim Silke (LADY ROBOTIKA)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Tim Seeley (HACK/SLASH)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Nick Spencer (EXISTENCE, SHUDDERTOWN, MORNING GLORIES)*

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (INVINCIBLE, HAUNT, THE WALKING DEAD)**

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

SATURDAY, July 24

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura (I KILL GIANTS)

11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Ziggy Marley, Jim Mahfood, Joe Casey (MARIJUANAMAN)

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman (INVINCIBLE, HAUNT, THE WALKING DEAD)**

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. FRACTURED FABLES: Brian Haberlin, Royden Lepp, Larry Marder, Whilce Portacio, Nick Spencer, Shannon Wheeler, Jill Thompson, Josh Williamson

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Jeff Mariotte (FADE TO BLACK)*

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Jane Wiedlin, Bill Morrison, Jim Silke (LADY ROBOTIKA)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. IMAGE PARTNERS: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, Jim Valentino

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Jimmie Robinson (BOMB QUEEN, T. RUNT!)*

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Jim Valentino, Tone Rodriguez, Dan Wickline (SHADOWHAWK)

SUNDAY, July 25

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. David Hine (THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN, STRANGE EMBRACE)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Jimmie Robinson (BOMB QUEEN, T. RUNT!)*

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Kristen Simon (ALL GIRL COMICS, FRACTURED FABLES)*

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard (THE WALKING DEAD)**

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. David Hine (THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN, STRANGE EMBRACE)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Tim Seeley (HACK/SLASH)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Nick Spencer (EXISTENCE, SHUDDERTOWN, MORNING GLORIES)*

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Jim Valentino and Kristen Simon (FRACTURED FABLES)*

(*Shadowline signings; **The Walking Dead signings)

PARTIES

THURSDAY, July 22

THE CBLDF COMIC-CON WELCOME PARTY

Sponsored by Image Comics, in association with SeenAllOver.com, Soulcraft Comics and IHEARTCOMIX! Festivities include THE WALKING DEAD Live Art Stage, featuring the book’s co-creator Charlie Adlard and models presented by Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School! PSYCHENAUT, multimedia sound and vision by Paul Pope! DJ set by Franki Chan of IHEARTCOMIX! Plus, a photo booth provided by seenallover.com! All this, and a CBLDF auction preview gallery, featuring ETNIES/SEEN custom designed sneakers, the TFAW art auction, and a gift bag for the first 300 contributors! Come dressed in your zombie finest and party down! Free for CBLDF Members, $10 to $20 suggested donation for non-members. The Westgate Hotel is at 1055 2nd Ave in downtown San Diego. RSVP on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid4933566541001

SATURDAY, July 24

SCENES OF A GRAPHIC NATURE

Presented by Nerd City and sponsored by Image Comics and TFAW. This open party features live art by Jim Mahfood, Mike Huddleston, Scott Morse, King Gum AKA Dave Crosland, Jason Shawn Alexander, and more! Includes DJ sets by Major Taylor and Red Sonya, PLUS a performance by San Diego rockers The Burning of Rome. SCENES kicks off at the Soda Bar at 3614 El Cajon Blvd. $15 door. Presale tickets are available for $12 at http://tickets.frontgatetickets.com/choose.php?c=amp;lidE223&eidR134

Come celebrate Comic-Con International 2010 with Image Comics by visiting us at booth #2729, joining us at our panels and partying with us in San Diego!

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, 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.