Image Comics does more than enough to warrant hosting its own expo, but it seems that even the publisher wants to bring even more talent and exclusives to the show. Having said that, they're definitely ramping things up even more, adding even more awesomeness to the ever-growing show. James Robinson, Paul Azaceta and Joshua Williamson have all been added to the show's guest list.
"This is shaping up to be our biggest event yet—and that’s not even counting our surprise guests," said Eric Stephenson, Publisher at Image Comics. "It’s pretty amazing how many absolutely stellar creators we’re going to have on hand for this. Everybody here is really proud to be associated with so many awesome people!"
Exclusives will include The Walking Dead #1 full-color and black and white covers by Nick Dragotta, Black Science #1 with a cover by Sanford Greene, Sex Criminal #1 with a cover by Chip Zdarsky, Ghosted #6 B&W variant by Matteo Scalera, Manifest Destiny #3 B&W variant by Matthew Roberts and Prophet #42 with a cover by Brandon Graham, all available for premium ticket holders and on-sale at the event. Previously announced guests include Robert Kirkman, Matt Fraction, Rick Remender, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Brandon Graham, Nick Dragotta, Nick Spencer, Joe Keatinge and Wes Craig. Of course, even more exciting surprise guests will be revealed on the day of the event, making Image Expo a must for comic book fans.
Full press release below.