By Jarrod Jones. Planning your convention route can be a tricky thing. Luckily, IDW Publishing makes it so darn easy to plan ahead.

IDW has released their full three-day schedule for C2E2, along with details for panels and signings throughout the weekend of April 21-23. That’s handy, considering they have pulled out all the stops this year — check out the bananas happenings below!

If you’re attending Chicago’s preeminent comics event and you have an affinity for all things Dark Horse Comics, make sure to visit Booth #609 for killer signings from some of the industry’s best and brightest, as well as a virtual treasure trove of comics! And make sure to have your favorite creators scribble their names all over your well-gotten gains!

See you there!

From IDW Publishing: This weekend from April 21 to April 23 join IDW at McCormick Place in Chicago for the annual fan-favorite convention, C2E2! Marking the first year of exhibiting at the show IDW is bringing big names and special surprises to the fans in Chicago, including cast and crew from the hit SyFy TV show ‘Wynonna Earp’. Located at Booth #609, IDW can be found all weekend long stocked with must-have books and signings that you won’t want to miss!

Make the IDW booth  your first stop on the show floor and get our newest convention variants and a deluxe Wynonna Earp pack including signed comics, digital download codes, and more!

  • My Little Pony #53 Sara Richard Variant – $5 each
  • Wynonna Earp “Deluxe Pack” of comics – $25 each 

Mark your calendars with our signing schedule now so you don’t miss any of the action!

IDW Publishing's 'Helena Crash'

Variant cover to ‘Helena Crash’ #1. Art by Andrew MacClean/IDW Publishing


12:00 – 1:00 Aw Yeah Revolution! – Art Baltazar
1:00 – 2:00 The Wind in The Willows – David Petersen
2:00 – 3:00 Helena Crash – Fabian Rangel Jr.
2:00 – 3:00 Yakuza Demon Killers – Amit Chauhan, Eli Powell
3:00 – 4:00 The X-Files Deviations – Amy Chu
4:00 – 5:00 America’s Best Comics Artist’s Edition – Chris Sprouse
5:00 – 7:00 Wynonna Earp – Shamier Anderson, Emily Andras, Tim Rozon,
Varun Saranga, Brendon Yorke
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)

IDW Publishing's 'Jem and the Holograms'

Cover to ‘Jem and the Holograms’ #4. Art by Sophie Campbell/IDW Publishing


11:00 – 12:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe – Paul Allor
12:00 – 1:00 Wynonna Earp – Tim Rozon, Varun Saranga
(*Ticketed signing, see employee for details)
1:00 – 2:00 Aw Yeah Revolution – Art Baltazar
1:00 – 2:00 Micronauts – Cullen Bunn
2:00 – 3:00 Ghostbusters – Erik Burnham
3:00 – 4:00 Atomic Robo – Brian Clevinger, Scott Wegener
4:00 – 5:00 Jem and the Holograms – Gisele Lagace, Jason Millet, Sara Richard
5:00 – 6:00 Star Trek – Donny Cates, Marc Laming
6:00 – 7:00 Helena Crash – Fabian Rangel Jr.

IDW Publishing's 'My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic'

Cover to ‘My LIttle Pony: Friendship is Magic’ #50. Art by Andy Price and Heather Breckel/IDW Publishing


11:00 – 12:00 My Little Pony – Sara Richard
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
12:00 – 1:00 Ghostbusters – Erik Burnham
1:00 – 2:00 Jem and the Holograms – Gisele Lagace, Jason Millet
2:00 – 3:00 Edward Scissorhands – Kate Leth, Drew Rausch
3:00 – 4:00 Love is Love – Jason Aaron, Steve Orlando

Additionally, we’ve teamed up with the CBLDF to host two special signings for the very special anthology collection, Love is Love on Friday, April 21st. Head to booth #409 to grab a copy and get it signed!

Friday 3pm – 4pm, featuring Jason Aaron, Jonathan Hickman, Jason Latour
Friday 4pm – 5pm, featuring Matt Wagner

All that, and be sure to come by our panels throughout the weekend to hear all of the biggest news first!

IDW Entertainment Spotlight On: Wynonna Earp: Find out the what’s in store for the acclaimed SyFy series’ second season straight from the cast and crew!

Date: 4/21/2017
Time: 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Location: S404

The Latest and Greatest from IDW: Join IDW’s Greg Goldstein and Dirk Wood to be among the first to find out about IDW’s next big event! Surprise guests, prizes, and an open Q&A make this one panel you won’t want to miss!

Date: 4/21/2017
Time: 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Location: S405a

Jaws Will Drop, Sides Will Ache… SUPER WEIRD HEROES! A hilarious multimedia show of the kookiest, kraziest most bizarro leotard-clad bad-guy bashers of the Golden Age! The Hand (a giant hand!), Madam Fatale (an old lady cross dresser!), Kangaroo Man (yes!) and tons more are held up to reverence and ridicule. Based on the best selling book, “Super Weird Heroes”, the stand-up comedy presentation is by the former Creative Director of the Muppets and now editor of IDW/Yoe Books, Craig Yoe.

Date: 4/23/2017
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: S405a

Make sure to visit the C2E2 site for more info regarding panels and events!