New York Comic Con is almost here, and once again Emily the Strange creator Rob Reger and the Emily team will be in attendance. We had a chance to talk to Rob last year and it was a blast. This year, those attending Sunday’s Emily the Strange panel will have a chance to win some original Emily drawing signed by Rob Reger, as well as a few other prizes. Hit the jump for more information, and be sure to check back for all kinds of Comic Con coverage this weekend.
BERKELEY, CA – February 2, 2009: Jump a ride on the Strange express with everyone’s favorite girl-power icon, Emily the Strange, at her New York Comic-Con ’09 panel presentation! Original artwork and comic book collectors definitely won’t want to miss the Emily panel this year, as they could win something very exciting! Highlighting the event is an exceptional Emily drawing: First place winner takes home an original, exclusive New York Comic-Con ’09 Emily drawing by creator Rob Reger. Second place drawing winner receives the entire Emily Dark Horse Comic Book Catalog, autographed by Reger. And of course, the panel will feature many wild, weird and wonderful things new in Emily’s world. Join Reger, Dark Horse Comics Editor Shawna Gore, and Anne Hoppe, Executive Editor of HarperCollins Children’s Books, at this not-to-be-missed Emily affair! The panel will take place on Sunday, February 8 from 4 to 5 pm, Panel Room 2 (1A07) at the Jacob Javits Center.
In addition to the spectacular prize drawings, this special event will feature a peek at the upcoming Art of Emily book — a showcase of hundreds of the best Emily paintings, graphic designs, and pop culture tributes ever made. Also, you can see the first online Emily comic on MySpace.com! HarperCollins Children’s Books Executive Editor Anne Hoppe will give you the scoop on the brand new Emily young adults’ novel series…you’ll get to see a glimpse of the cool new art for the first novel, which hits bookstores on June 3, and learn news on the second book in the series, when Emily’s diary continues. Hear more about Emily’s new NetToons program, which enables you to create your own animated Emily music videos. You’ll also get the update on the upcoming Emily movie, and enjoy a look at all sorts of other exciting Emily stuff!
DARK HORSE COMICS PRESENTS EMILY THE STRANGE:
Sunday February 8, 4-5 pm Panel Room 2 (1A07), Jacob Javits Center
GET YOUR EMILY STUFF SIGNED BY THE CREATOR!
Be sure to meet Reger in person and have him sign and personalize your Emily gear, toys and comic books:
Dark Horse Comics booth #823, Saturday, February 7th, 4 to 5 pm