Fans Will Have a Unique Opportunity to Hear Directly From Their Favorite Comic Book Artists and Writers Over the Four-Day Con
BURBANK, Calif. (April 5, 2016) – DC Entertainment (DCE), one of the largest publishers of comics worldwide, today announced its stellar lineup of Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) panels taking place April 7-10 at The Washington State Convention Center. DCE will have a robust schedule of panel programming, including an in-depth look at the new twist on classic HANNA BARBERA characters, spanning every day of ECCC.
Go behind the scenes of DCE at the DC ENTERTAINMENT–ALL ACCESS panel that kicks off the con! Offering an in-depth look at some of the most exciting stories ever told across DC Comics, DCE Co-Publisher Dan DiDio is joined by Marguerite Bennett (DC COMICS: BOMBSHELLS), Klaus Janson (DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE), Robert Venditti (GREEN LANTERN), and Steve Orlando (MIDNIGHTER, SUPERGIRL). New and veteran fans alike are welcome for a tutorial on the essential stories, videos and products that make up DCE in a 101 guide to the DC Universe! Thursday 4:15 p.m.
Get the inside track on one of the comics’ world’s most innovative and inspiring imprints at the VERTIGO panel. Joining Vertigo Executive Editor Shelly Bond and Senior Editor Jamie Rich will be Shawn Aldridge (THE DARK & BLOODY), Kurt Busiek (ASTRO CITY), Mitch Gerads (THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON) and Gail Simone (CLEAN ROOM) to discuss all of the highly anticipated releases, as well as a few surprises. Friday 3 p.m.
It’ll be a yabba dabba doo time during the DC COMICS–HANNA BARBERA panel. DCE Co-Publisher Dan DiDio will join FUTURE QUEST artists Jeff Parker (AQUAMAN) and Evan ‘Doc’ Shaner (JUSTICE LEAGUE DARKSEID WAR: GREEN LANTERN) and Mark Russel (PREZ, FLINSTONES) to give fans a taste of what’s in store as their favorite cartoons get a new twist with SCOOBY APOCALYPSE, THE FLINSTONES, FUTURE QUEST and WACKY RACELAND. Saturday 1:30 p.m.
Budding artists will have the chance to learn from the best during the ART MASTERS: DRAWING DC panel to close out the show. Featuring a collection of talented DCE artists, including Chad Hardin (HARLEY QUINN), Emanuela Lupacchino (STARFIRE, SUPERGIRL), and Evan ‘Doc’ Shaner (CONVERGENCE: SHAZAM!), fans will get a unique look at how the industry’s best talents approach some of the world’s most famous characters. Sunday 1:30 p.m.