Official Press Release
Seattle is home of The Space Needle, famous for fish-throwing at Pike Place Market, and of course, the home of Emerald City Comicon!
If you’re heading to the Emerald City Comicon at the end of the month, you won’t want to miss DC Entertainment’s panels and exclusives throughout the course of the convention. Stop by the DCE Booth to say hello! And be sure to attend the fantastic panels and creator signings we’ll be hosting throughout the weekend. This year, DC Entertainment is thrilled to have two exclusive variant comic book covers for sale at ECCC.
Illustrated by fan favorite artist Greg Capullo, the convention exclusive for BATMAN #29, written by Scott Snyder, takes the latest “Riddler” themed cover and gives it a location-specific touch: green for Emerald City! The “DARK CITY” chapter of “ZERO YEAR” reaches its conclusion in this amazing, extra-sized issue!
THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1
Written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by J.H. Williams III, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1 has an exclusive 3-D motion cover never before seen on this highly anticipated issue. You won’t want to miss out on this exclusive! The first issue of this new miniseries also features a stunning double-page interior foldout.
THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1 3-D exclusive variant will be available for $15 and the Emerald City Comicon BATMAN #29 exclusive variant will be available for $10. Check them out in the gallery above.
And we're thrilled to announce that artist extraordinaire Jim Lee will be signing from 2:00-4:00pm on Friday, March 28th in the designated Emerald City Comicon signing area. More details below.
Take a look at the panel and signing schedule* below so you don’t miss a thing. Or by downloading the DC Entertainment Events App on Apple’s App Store or the Google Play Store, stay up to speed on all DC Entertainment happenings.
Hope to see you there!
Friday, March 28
10:30-11:30am – Creator Signing* Talent: Brian Buccellato, Christopher Burnham
12:00-1:00pm DC COMICS – The Eternal Batman Panelist(s): Matt IdelsonModerator(s): Larry Ganem Talent: Ray Fawkes,Dustin Nguyen,Tim Seeley,Scott Snyder,James Tynion IV
Batman: Zero Year continues as one of the biggest Bat-stories ever told! Now with the launch of the weekly Batman Eternal, there has never been a better time to walk the streets of Gotham City! Join the talent behind the Dark Knight for an exclusive look at what’s in store for the World’s Greatest Detective! Room TCC 301
1:00-2:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs
2:00-3:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, Robbi Rodriguez
2:00-4:00pm DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Jim Lee – Creator Signing** Talent: Co-Publisher Jim Lee (SUPERMAN UNCHAINED, JUSTICE LEAGUE) **NOTE: Wristband required. Wristbands will be given away at the start of the day at the DCE Booth. Available while supplies last. Location TBD
4:00-5:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Charles Soule, Alessandro Vitti
5-6pm DC Entertainment - ALL ACCESSPanelist(s): Matt Idelson, Will DennisModerator: Larry Ganem Talent: Mark Buckingham,Amanda Conner,Derek Fridolfs,Kyle Higgins,Jeff Lemire,Jimmy Palmiotti,Robbi Rodriguez,Scott Snyder,Bill WillinghamAt DC Entertainment, there’s never been a better time to be a fan! Come by for unfiltered access to all things DC Entertainment! Find out what they have to share from behind-the-scenes at your favorite and most talked about Publisher! Joining the All-Access party will be some of the industry’s top talents, so don’t miss out! Room TCC 301
2:00-3:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Scott Snyder
Saturday, March 29
10:30-11:30am – Creator Signing* Talent: Ann Nocenti, Kyle Higgins
12:00-1:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Gail Simone, Freddie E. Williams II
2-3pm DC COMICS: THE NEW 52Panelist(s): Matt IdelsonModerator: Larry Ganem Talent: Brian Buccellato,Jeff Lemire,Ann Nocenti,Gail Simone,Scott Snyder,Charles Soule,Alessandro VittiNew and veteran fans alike are welcomed to be a part of history as the DC team and top-notch talent discuss the books that are shaping this new era of DC Comics! Don’t miss this exclusive look inside the hottest comic line in decades! Room TCC 301
2:00-3:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Jimmy Palmiotti, Yanick Paquette
4:00-5:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham
5:30-6:30pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Scott Snyder, Dustin Nguyen
Sunday, March 30
10:30-11:30am – Creator Signing* Talent: Jeff Parker
12:00-1:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Charles Soule, Alessandro Vitti
2-3pm ART MASTERS: DRAWING DC Moderator: Larry GanemTalent: Yanick Paquette,Freddie Williams II DC Entertainment is proud to have some of the most immensely talented artists working in comics today. Join us for a unique look into their visual approach in shaping some of your favorite books! Room TCC 301
2:00-3:00pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham
3:30-4:30pm – Creator Signing* Talent: Scott Snyder, James T. Tynion IV
Emerald City Comicon takes place March 28-30 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. To purchase the variant covers, head on over the Graphitti Designs booth (#1804), where they will be available while supplies last. And visit the DC Entertainment booth (#1802) to meet some of your favorite writers and artists.
Hope to see you there!
*Signing schedule is subject to change.