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Image Comics Announces ALA Annual Activities

Independent comic book publisher Image Comics is excited to return to the 2017 American Library Association's (ALA) Annual Conference at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL! Image Comics can be found at Booth #1118

This year, Image Comics will be hosting Marjorie Liu (Monstress) and Skottie Young (I Hate Fairyland) for author signings during ALA. For days and times be sure to follow us on Twitter!

In addition to the creator signings, Image will be hosting two events at the Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage. 

Image Comics 25th Anniversary Celebration, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
McCormick Place, Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage

Comic creators Ryan Browne, Marjorie Liu, Jim Rugg, Gregg Schigiel, Tim Seeley, & Skottie Young speak about their experience of Image Comics throughout the years & reflect on how the company's history has impacted their own career trajectory. Discussion will touch on both specifics about Image and also how comics as a whole have evolved. Creators will talk about their inspirations, tell stories about times they were directly or indirectly affected by their industry role models, talk about upcoming titles, and discuss how they are carrying the torch forward! A raffle and short signing will take place at the close of the event.

A Monstress Discussion with Author Marjorie Liu, 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
McCormick Place, Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage

Marjorie Liu discusses the upcoming new volume in her critically acclaimed series, Monstress. The author will describe her creative process, including inspirations and research methods, and will take questions from the audience. A raffle and short signing will take place at the close of the event.

For the last ten minutes of each event, Image creators will be available for a signing. The following creators will be available after the Image Comics 35th Anniversary event:

  • Ryan Browne 
  • Betsy Gomez 
  • Marjorie Liu 
  • Jim Rugg 
  • Gregg Schigiel 
  • Tim Seeley
  • Skottie Young

Make sure to stop by Booth #1118 for more exclusive information on upcoming graphic novels from Image Comics along with previews of current and future titles!