Image EXPO 2016 in Partnership with ECCC

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Image EXPO 2016: Wednesday, April 6: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Image EXPO Spring Formal: Wednesday, April 6: 8:00PM – 12:00AM


 For the first time, Image EXPO teams up with ReedPOP for Image EXPO 2016 in Partnership with Emerald City Comicon. Held in Seattle, Washington, Image EXPO will to bring Fans an all-new slate of exciting Creator-owned announcements. Image EXPO 2016 will feature a line-up of some of the hottest names in comics and offers a unique experience for Fans to have unprecedented access to the Writers and Artists behind their favorite comic books at exclusive Autograph Sessions and Comic focused Programming.


Image EXPO will offer all-day programming and feature a slate of all-new, exciting Creator-owned news and appearances. The event is open to all Fans, Comics Retailers, Librarians and Media. Image EXPO 2016 in Partnership with Emerald City Comicon will be held in downtown Seattle at The Showbox.


In addition, Premium Admission Ticket holders will enjoy a complimentary cloth Image Comics branded tote bag stuffed with Image Expo exclusive variants, admission ticket to 18+ Image Comics’ Spring Formal dance, Priority Seating and access to a Premium-Ticket-holder-only group signing with an exciting creator lineup.


The Image EXPO Spring Formal is in the style and spirit of a traditional high school dance and in celebration of the industry’s diversity and camaraderie. Guests will be treated with a special screening of the pilot episode of OUTCAST, the forthcoming Cinemax TV series based upon the bestselling Image/Skybound series, OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA. The television series was created by Image/Skybound’s own Robert Kirkman who also penned the pilot episode. The series premieres June 3rd on Cinemax and has already been renewed for a second season.

Following the hour-long screening will be a cocktail hour with live art session featuring Jim Mahfood and Jason Shawn Alexander

A special Valkyrie crowning ceremony—emceed by New York Times bestselling artist Babs Tarr (The New 52’s Batgirl)—to honor the group’s devotion to expanding the comics audience and fostering community within the industry will kick-off the dance proper. THE WICKED + THE DIVINE’s Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie will DJ the event. Attendees will take to the tiles to dance, mingle, knock back signature cocktails, and snap silly selfies in the photo booth.  


Tickets for Image EXPO 2016 does not get you access to Emerald City Comicon. ECCC tickets must be purchased separately.

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The Showbox 1426 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101