Created by artist Declan Shalvey – known for his work on Image Comics’ Injection with Warren Ellis and Marvel’s Deadpool – the poster is a unique take on Marvel’s ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY leaping into action against a view of Chicago’s Michigan Avenue at night (shown below).
C2E2 takes place April 21-23 at Chicago’s McCormick Place and tickets are on sale now. This year’s event features blockbuster talent including, the stars of Netflix’s hit show Stranger Things Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo and Finn Wolfhard, Jon Bernthal from Daredevil, Mike Colter from Luke Cage, The Walking Dead’s Michael Cudlitz, Avenger’s creator Stan lee and more, with additional guests to be announced.
About Declan Shalvey:
Declan Shalvey is best known from his work on the critically acclaimed graphic novel series INJECTION with writer Warren Ellis for Image Comics. Other projects include MOON KNIGHT, DEADPOOL and ALL STAR BATMAN with writer Scott Snyder. More recently he wrote/drew a NICK FURY: POST PROLOGUE serial for Marvel Comics and later this year will release SAVAGE TOWN, an Irish crime graphic novel written by Shalvey and illustrated by Phillip Barret, to be released from Image.
The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is the largest pop culture convention in the Midwest, spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. From a Show Floor packed with hundreds of Exhibitors and Artist Alley members, to Panels, Autograph Sessions and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at upcoming films and television shows, C2E2 gives Fans a chance to interact with their favorite Creators and Celebrities and delivers a weekend of pop culture and fandom in downtown Chicago. This year’s show features top exhibitors and blockbuster talent from all different realms of the pop culture universe including Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo and Finn Wolfhard, Jon Bernthal from Daredevil, Mike Colter from Luke Cage, The Walking Dead’s Michael Cudlitz, Avenger’s creator Stan lee and others. C2E2 is also home to the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, the world’s biggest and most prestigious costume contest with a $10,000 prize.
About ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY:
The Guardians’ time grounded on Earth has ended, and it’s time for them to head back to the stars! Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot have reunited to keep the galaxy safe from all kinds of extraterrestrial threats. Follow their adventures in ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 by all-stars Gerry Duggan, Aaron Kuder and Ive Svorcina, available in May!