Founded in 1982 by the owner of comic book store Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find, Shelton Drum, HeroesCon has become large enough to establish itself as a must be there event for comic fans and publishes alike. As such Image Comics has announced its presence at the three-day event this 3rd – 5th of June at Charlotte, NC. A complete schedule can be found in the press release below.
Berkeley, CA – June 1, 2011 – Image Comics is heading to Charlotte, NC for this weekend’s HeroesCon. Running June 3-5, Heroes is one of the most popular conventions on the East Coast, and Image is pleased to add the show to its convention circuit in 2011.
Image will have a wide array of critically acclaimed collections of creator-owned comics for sale at booth #422, as well as many of the talented creators responsible for those titles: Jim Zubkavich of SKULLKICKERS, Charles Soule of 27, Nam Kim of SAMURAI’S BLOOD, Daniel Corey of MORIARTY, John Mahoney of LAST MORTAL, Nathan Edmondson of WHO IS JAKE ELLIS? and Nat Jones of ‘68.
Make sure not to miss this show and a chance to meet some of your Image Comics creators!
SAMURAI’S BLOOD #1 - This exclusive variant of the debut issue features a story written by Owen Wiseman, art by Nam Kim, Matthew Dalton and Jessica Kholinne and cover art by Nam Kim.
WITCHBLADE #145 – This HeroesCon exclusive features a stand alone story called “Perspectives,” written by Ron Marz with art by Stjepan Sejic and cover art by Erik Jones.
Both convention exclusives will only be available only at the Image Comics booth #422!
12:00 – 1:00 Jim Starlin (‘BREED)
1:00 – 2:00 Micah Harris & Loston Wallace (LORNA, RELIC WRANGLER)
3:00 – 4:00 Chris Giarrusso (G-MAN)
12:00 – 1:00 Micah Harris & Loston Wallace (LORNA, RELIC WRANGLER)
2:00 – 3:00 Jim Starlin (‘BREED)
3:00 – 4:00 Tommy Lee Edwards (TURF)
4:00 – 5:00 Ben McCool (CHOKER, MEMOIR)
12:00 – 1:00 Jonathan Hickman (THE NIGHTLY NEWS, A RED MASS FOR MARS)
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.