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NYCC | Why would Ed Brubaker be at an Image Comics panel?

Ed Brubaker

iFanboys Ron Richards caught an interesting little aside on Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson’s blog. Today at 4 p.m. Eastern, Stephenson will join Robert Kirkman, Rob Liefeld and Tim Seeley for the panel “Creator-Owned Comics with Robert Kirkman.”

“We won’t be joined by Ed Brubaker. Or will we?” Stephenson writes.

Is this a tease that Brubaker may be doing something for Image Comics? That might be jumping to conclusions, especially since Brubaker seems to be pretty busy at Marvel with Captain America and his various Icon series. But you may remember that Kirkman and Stephenson held a similar panel in San Diego this past summer, where Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples’ upcoming project Saga was announced.

“The BKV announcement was THE news of the show, so, it’s safe to say there’s some level of expectation for a similarly sized announcement,” Richards said on iFanboy. And a new Brubaker-at-Image project would certainly fit that bill.

I guess we’ll find out at 4 p.m. if a) they actually are joined by Brubaker at the show and b) if he’ll be there to announce something. Maybe he’s just interested in talking about creator-owned comics …

Update: Brubaker was only at the panel in video form, but they did announce Fatale, an Image series by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips.

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Are you sure that’s Brubaker? Where’s his hat?

Alvin, I was thinking the same thing…must be a Skrull.

“Are you sure that’s Brubaker? Where’s his hat?”

Check Breevort’s pockets.

never trust a man without a hat.

was ron richards wearing a hat when he caught the news? if not, its false.

was mr. parkin wearing a hat when he wrote this?

is jason aaron’s beard wearing a hat?

Maybe Kirkman stole the hat and is holding it ransom for his appearance on the panel…

It seems Fatale is going to be published by Image.

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