ECCC Update, March 1, 2012

A comics news article


New Media Guests Announced

We've added two new media guests to the show - JAMES & OLIVER PHELPS (Fred & George Weasley from all 8 Harry Potter films). Because Tom Felton is unable to make the show due to a filming commitment, James & Oliver will be appearing on Saturday and Sunday! Check out our entire roster of Media Guests!

Meet the creators of Invader Zim and Adventure Time

PENDLETON WARD, creator of Adventure Time with Finn & Jake, and JHONEN VASQUEZ, creator of Invader Zim (and the popular comic Johnny the Homicidal Maniac) will be appearing at ECCC! Mr. Ward will be signing at the Kaboom booth while Mr. Vasquez will be signing at the TopatoCo booth. Please check these booths for their signing schedules!

ECCC Exclusive Prints

Here are two of the amazing prints we will have available exclusively at the ECCC booth! The one on the left is by none other than ALEX ROSS! Mr. Ross couldn't attend this year, but to celebrate our 10th Anniversary, he painted this stunning ECCC Crusaderette! The one on the right is by JEREMY HAUN and features The Darkness with a view of downtown Seattle! For more information on these prints, plus a number of other great exclusives, check out the Exclusives Page!

ECCC Costume Party

Applications for the ECCC Costume Party are now open! The ECCC Costume Party is open to all attendees and will be held on Saturday, March 31st at 8:00pm in Room 4A. This year's five main categories are Comic (Marvel, DC and General), Video Game, Original Sci-Fi/Fantasy (your own creation), Media Sci-Fi/Fantasy (based on an existing work) and our Spotlight Category: Undead! For rules and to sign up, visit the Costume Party page!

New Comic Creators

We've added a whole mess of new creators, including MATT FRACTION (Iron Man), RYAN OTTLEY (Invincible), JASON HOWARD (Super Dinosaur), JACEN BURROWS (Crossed), KELLY SUE DECONNICK (Spider-Island: I Love NYC), DUSTIN WEAVER (S.H.I.E.L.D.), PETER STEIGERWALD (Aspen Comics), DAVID HAHN (Spider-Man), ERIC CANETE (Superboy), MICHAEL ALAN NELSON (Valen The Outcast), BRADEN LAMB & SHELLI PAROLINE (Adventure Time) and many more! See all the great creators who are coming to ECCC here!


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Jay & Silent Bob Get Old - Tickets On Sale!

KEVIN SMITH and JASON MEWES will be live-recording their #1 comedy podcast JAY & SILENT BOB GET OLD! The duo will appear together Sunday, April 1st, at 7:00pm in Room 4A at the Washington State Convention Center! This is a separate ticketed event hosted by ECCC, don't miss your chance to see Kevin Smith & Jason Mewes! Tickets and information available on the JAY & SILENT BOB GET OLD page.

Tales From The Con

Don't forget that our very own webcomic, TALES FROM THE CON, is updated every Thursday with an all-new original strip by Brad Guigar & Chris Giarrusso! If you haven't had a chance, we encourage you to check out the latest TALES FROM THE CON!

Tickets - Online Sale Ends 03/14

Tickets for ECCC are currently on sale, don't forget to buy in advance and save - online pre-sale ends 03/14 - after that, tickets will be available at the door only! You can conveniently order tickets online at our Tickets page and also see a list of stores that carry tickets as well.

More news for the 2012 Emerald City Comicon coming soon!


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