Emerald City ComiCon Returns with its Greatest Guest List Yet

Tue, March 27th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

Seattle's premiere comic book and pop culture convention will feature an

amazing array of talented guests that have become a pivotal part of the

convention's success. The 2007 Emerald City ComiCon (ECCC), highlighting

comic book creators ranging from local independents to internationally

known talents, will take place March 31st and April 1st at the Qwest Field

Event Center in Seattle, WA.

"We've pulled out all the stops," says Organizer Jim Demonakos. "It's what

people have come to expect from ECCC - top talent, high caliber

exhibitors, great exclusives, fun panels and much more."

Comic book guests include Frank Cho, Michael Golden, Mark Waid, Brian

Michael Bendis, Gene Ha, Ed Brubaker, Adam Hughes, Joe Linsner, Alex

Maleev, Mark Bagley, Peter Gross, Greg Rucka, Darick Robertson, Phil

Hester, Ron Marz, Tim Sale, Chris Sprouse, Brian Wood, Kurt Busiek and

many more!

For many creators, ECCC is becoming a perennial favorite on the convention


"The Emerald City ComicCon is the perfect combination - big enough to have

lots of guests and dealers and activity, small enough to be friendly,"

says Kurt Busiek. "I've been to them all so far and it's a great


Media guests are also a part of Emerald City this year, with "Sarah

Silverman Program" star Brian Posehn, Matthew "Feedback" Atherton of "Who

Wants to be a Superhero?," original Lois Lane actress Margot Kidder, Peter

"Chewbacca" Mayhew celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Star Wars and

others appearing at the show.

There are many exclusives to be had at ECCC as its one of the only places

to buy a great variant of the SOLD OUT Marvel Zombies vs. Army of Darkness

#1 by Arthur Suydam and have it signed by writer John Layman. Exclusive to

the show will also be a Michael Golden Dinosaur print, a limited edition

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles print, not one but two Joseph Michael Linsner

prints and quite a few other great exclusives.

Filled with great programming (including panels hosted by Marvel and DC

editors), costume contests, gaming tournaments, the CBLDF sketch duel, the

Ultimate 100 auction and so much more, fans are sure to find something to

excite. There will even be a number of portfolio reviews for budding


Experience the 2007 Emerald City ComicCon this weekend, March 31st and

April 1st at the Qwest Field Event Center in Seattle, WA. Open from 10

a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are

available at Ticketmaster or the Qwest Field Box Office. Children under

seven are admitted for free. For more information and a complete list of

participating guests, programming and more, visit


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