FINAL LINEUP FOR COAST-TO-COAST COMIC CON ANNOUNCED

FINAL LINEUP FOR THIRD COAST-TO-COAST COMIC CON ANNOUNCED

Live-Streaming Event to Reach Over 300 Comic Book Stores Worldwide This Saturday

 

The Coast-to-Coast Comic Con has released their program for their third world-wide live-streaming event this Saturday, broadcasting live from the Emerald City Comicon in Seattle beginning at Noon EST. Partnering with Diamond Comic Distributors, and working in cooperation with pop-culture show organizers ReedPOP, the broadcast, organized by Central Florida’s Coliseum of Comics chain, will be seen in the United States, Canada, Romania, England, The Netherlands, South Africa and Australia.

Hosted by Orlando-based stand-up comedian and Geeks of Comedy member Kevin White, the day’s programming will include appearances from DC Comics Co-Publisher and Image Comics co-founder Jim Lee, Library of Congress Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and MacArthur Fellow Gene Luen Yang, and Former DC Comics President Paul Levitz. The day will also feature panels from publishers like Archie Comics, DC Comics, Marvel, IDW Publishing, Dark Horse, Boom! Studios, Valiant, and others.

 

The line-up of scheduled creators includes:

Charles Soule (CURSE WORDS, DAREDEVIL, STAR WARS: POE DAMERON, UNCANNY INHUMANS)

Corinna Bechko (ANGEL SEASON 11, INVISIBLE REPUBLIC)

Dan Slott (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, CLONE CONSPIRACY, SILVER SURFER)

Gabby Rivera (AMERICA)

Gabriel Hardman (BELFRY, INVISIBLE REPUBLIC)

Gene Luen Yang (LoC Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, MacArthur Fellow, AMERICAN BORN CHINESE, NEW SUPER-MAN, AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER)

Jason Latour (SOUTHERN BASTARDS, SPIDER-GWEN, LOOSE ENDS, BLACK CLOUD)

Jim Lee (DC Comics Co-Publisher, Image Comics Founder, BATMAN: HUSH, X-MEN)

Jim Zub (DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, FIGMENT, GLITTERBOMB, THUNDERBOLTS, WAYWARD)

Katie Cook (MY LITTLE PONY, SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH)

Kieron Gillen (STAR WARS: DARTH VADER, STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA, STAR WARS: THE SCREAMING CITADEL, THE WICKED + THE DIVINE)

Matt Hawkins (President of Top Cow, THINK TANK, THE TITHE, POSTAL)

Matt Kindt (GRASS KINGS, ETHER, DEPT H, NINJAK, X-O MANOWAR)

Michael Avon Oeming (CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE, POWERS, MICE TEMPLAR)

Mike Johnson (STAR TREK: BOLDLY GO, STAR TREK/GREEN LANTERN)

Paul Levitz (Former President of DC Comics, LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES, BATMAN)

Peter J. Tomasi (SUPERMAN, SUPER SONS, DETECTIVE COMICS)

Rafer Roberts (A&A, HARBINGER: RENEGADE)

Richard Hamilton (HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON)

Rick Remender (BLACK SCIENCE, DEADLY CLASS, LOW, SEVEN TO ETERNITY)

Ross Richie (Boom! Studios Founder)

Sarah Gaydos (IDW Editor)

Tony Shasteen (STAR TREK: BOLDLY GO)

Tyler Jenkins (GRASS KINGS, PETER PANZERFAUST)

 

Like last year’s event, viewers at participating stores will be able to interact with some guests, asking them questions via Twitter and Facebook. New to this year’s event will be the Coast-to- Coast Costume Contest, where cosplayers can submit pictures of themselves from their local participating C2C store and have a chance of winning a $500 grand prize.

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