Emerald City Comicon 2017 – Pre-Con

For the last two years, the Nerd Fu crew has been lucky enough to attend Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) in Seattle. This year, things will be a bit different, but Nerd Fu will still have a presence at ECCC. As we have in the past, our goal will be to bring you news from the convention and the events surrounding it.

Welcome to Emerald City Comic Con

The Nerd Fu crew will be split up this time, with Sully at the convention & Steve manning the dojo back home. Never fear – We’ll also have some of the FUTang Clan (our loyal friends & followers) at the con. You can follow along all week long, starting Thursday, March 2nd for updates from Seattle and #ECCC.



ECCC is the premier comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest! Held at Washington State Convention Center in Seattle Washington, the convention will run Thursday, March 2nd thru Sunday, March 5th.

According to data collected in 2013, ECCC is the 3rd largest convention in the United States (just behind SDCC and New York Comic Con).



For a few months now, ECCC has been sharing announcements about what/who we’ll see at the convention. It looks like another great lineup this year and we can’t wait to see:

Entertainment Guests -Stan Lee, Vincent D’Onofrio, Robert Englund, Peter Mayhew, Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things, Michael Rooker, Jeremy Renner, Jason Momoa, Evangeline Lilly, Alice Cooper, Caitriona Balfe & Sam Heughan (Outlander) & more amazing guests…

ECCC - 2017 - Celebrity Guests

Comic Guests – Babs Tarr, Dave Johnson, Gail Simone, Humberto Ramos, Mike Mignola, Robert Kirkman, Scott Snyder & the 25th Anniversary of Image Comics Founders reunite, including Todd McFarlane, Jim Valentino, Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Marc Silvestri & Whilce Portacio.

25th - Image - Header

Exhibitors – Funko, Boxes in Action, BOOM! Studios, ConventionExclusive, Espionage Cosmetics, Fugitive Toys, Image Comics, Tee Turtle, The Oatmeal, Ninjabot, Toy Tokyo, Valiant Entertainment & dozens of other awesome exhibitors

Panels – Outlander’s Sam Heughan & Caitriona Balfe, John DiMaggio Spotlight, Guardians of ECCC with Michael Rooker & Sean Gunn, Jeremy Renner SPotlight, Robert Kirkman Q&A, Evangeline Lilly & the Return of Squickerwonkers, Gates McFadden Spotlight, Inside the Upside Down with Millie Bobby Brown, Stan Lee & Todd McFarlane: One-on-One and Western Championships of Cosplay.

ECCC Exclusives & Swag – What con would be complete without Exclusives & Swag? There are some great exclusives at ECCC this year, including:

  • Funko Exclusives – Funko has a ton of new exclusives (wave 1 & wave 2), including some very limited print runs. Lucky for you, many of them will be shared exclusives, meaning you can get them at other retailers. The full list of shared exclusives will be officially revealed on Thursday, March 2nd. Follow Funko’s social channels for updates.
  • ECCC Show Exclusives – Shirts, hats, scarves, comic books & more from ReedPOP
  • Other Exhibitor Exclusives

Cosplay – ECCC always has some of the best cosplay in the country and will once again host the Western Championships of Cosplay. Sully will be out with camera in hand to capture some of the amazing cosplayers in action.

ECCC - Cosplay - 2016


We’re really excited about returning to ECCC and we’ll be sharing our adventures all week long. Follow along on any of our social channels or all of them, as we post photos & news from the panels, the show floor, the costume contest and anything else we end up at.

Live coverage of our trip to Emerald City Comicon 2017 (ECCC) begins this Thursday, March 2nd and continues on through the weekend. If you don’t already, please follow Nerd Fu on:


About Sully

Co-founder of Nerd Fu. TV and TiVo fanatic, movie buff, collector of Pop!'s, part-time gamer.

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