Emerald City Comic Con Schedule of Events!
Emerald City Comic Con. A weekend of events, comics and fun! As much as the con has to offer, people always want more, and just like last year, we've got you covered! We've got a mix of creator signings and after parties all scheduled after those busy exhibit halls close. Best of all there's no ticket or pass is required!
Emerald City Comic Con - After Con Signings!
This year's Emerald City comic con brings us a trifecta of great signings across two days! Plus the XPlain the X-Men party returns for its third year in a row Saturday night! Here's a brief rundown on our schedule of events for the week of the con.
Wednesday February 28, 5 - 7 PM
Archival Quality Creators Ivy Noelle Weir & Steenz
Archival Quality is a new graphic novel from Oni Press involving a ghost and an archivist that we're really excited to get an early look at! Not only will we have both of the creators in store for a signing, but we'll also have advance copies of the book for them to sign! There's a lot to like about this book from the art style to the inclusive casting, to a kinda spooky mystery ghost-story vibe that looks like it's gonna be a lot of fun to read.
Thursday March 1, 5 - 7 PM
Babs is a fantastic artist and writer best known for her Image series Motor Crush, a comic that involving futuristic street racing, engine boosting machine drugs and rival biker gangs. Babs was also behind the last part of DC's New 52 Batgirl run where she oversaw an awesome costume design for Barbara that took the character in a new and interesting direction.
G Willow Wilson
G Willow Wilson is perhaps most recognized as the writer of the best selling Marvel series Ms Marvel. She is also well known locally and beyond for her gravitas and skills as a public speaker, seriously if you haven't seen her Ted talk regarding Ms Marvel—go to her blog and take a look right now!). She's also written the Eisner award winning series Air and Cairo, and her first book Alif the Unseen was a New York Times notable book and winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel.
Saturday, March 3, 7-9 PM!
Jay + Miles X-Plain the X-Men Party!
X-Books have some of the most complicated and convoluted history out there as far as comics go. Ever read an X-Men book and think, "I have absolutely no clue as to how we got to this point. I mean, time travel, alternate dimensions, time travel, space aliens, time travel, Limbo, and did I mention time travel?" Well a while back, two intrepid X-Fans resolved to X-plain the X-men. And what better way than to pod-cast it? And lo Jay & Miles X-plain the X-Men was born!
There's gonna be refreshments (of a non-alcoholic variety), swag and other assorted tomfoolery to be had! And best of all, it'll be after most of Emerald City Comic Con's main events wind to a close too so there's no worry about missing anything at the actual convention! If this sounds like a fun time to you, zip over to the store from 7-9 PM, come on down and join the fun!