The MASSive Comic Con returns to the DCU Center in Worcester, MA on Saturday June 24th & Sunday 25th for more comic book and pop culture fun!
Artist Alley is packed with the some of the best talent in the comics industry, including Writers, Artists and Publishers. Our guests will be available for sketches, commissions and autographs, as well as participating on panel discussions and workshops! Guests include:
- Amanda Conner; artist/writer Harley Quinn, SuperZero
- Jimmy Palmiotti: writer Harley Quinn, SuperZero
- Stephane Roux; artist Zatanna
- Megan Hutchison; artist Rockstars
- Tim Townsend; artist/inker Doctor Strange
- Dave Johnson; artist DC, Marvel
- Paul Mounts; artist/colorist DC, Marvel, Image
- Cully Hamner; artist Blue Beetle, Red
- Billy Tucci; artist/writer Crusade Fine Arts, Shi
- Nelson Faro DeCastro; artist DC, Marvel
- Frank Tieri; writer DC, Marvel
- Ming Doyle; artist DC, Marvel
- Jonathan Glapion; artist/inker Reborn
- John Gallagher; artist The Flash
- Robert Pope; artist Peanuts
- Robert Atkins; artist GI Joe
- Alex Saviuk; artist Spider-Man
- Agnes Garbowska; artist DC Super Hero Girls
- Amanda Deibert; writer Wonder Woman ’77
- Cat Staggs; artist Adventures of Supergirl, Crosswind
- John Timms; artist Harley Quinn
- Kenneth Rocafort; artist Superman
- Mark McKenna; artist Combat Jacks
- Christy Blanch; writer Aw Yeah Comics
- Franco; artist Tiny Titans
- Scoot; artist Aw Yeah Comics
- Brian Atkins; artist Family Graves
- Ed Smith; artist Tellos tribute book
- Ben Bishop; artist The Aggregate
- Sal Otero; artist TMNT, Until We Sleep
- Ron Leary; artist Heavy Metal
- Hyunsung “Creees” Lee; artist Freelance art & Design
- Scott Hamilton; artist Custom Caricatures
- Chris Campana; writer/artist First World
- Bill Walko; artist The Hero Business
- Bob Salley; writer/creator Salvagers
- Jeff Kline; writer/producer/publisher Darby Pop Publishing
For this year’s Star Wars Celebration, which comes to the Orange County Convention Center on April 13-16, more talented Star Wars artists than ever before were considered for inclusion in the Celebration Art Show, one of the event’s most popular features. To qualify, artists must have previously created Star Wars artwork for Lucasfilm or for a Lucasfilm licensee. Though each was well-established and highly-regarded in the Star Wars community, a select number had to be chosen to keep the Art Show at Celebration a reasonable size.
To answer the challenge of selecting a limited number of artists from such a large, capable field, Lucasfilm’s Celebration team brought together an A-list of Lucasfilm talent, including experts in Star Wars characters and continuity, to do the judging. While the competition was fierce, a final set of artists were selected to participate in the 2017 Celebration Art Show – a big congratulations to the following artists:
- Adrianna Vanderstelt
- Alex Buechel
- Brad Hudson
- Brent Woodside
- Brent Woodside
- Brian DeGuire
- Brian Miller
- Brian Rood
- Chris Dee
- Chris Reiff
- Chris Trevas
- Cryssy Cheung
- Danny Haas
- Drew Baker
- Erik Maell
- Jake Murray
- Jason Palmer
- Jason W. Christman
- Jeff Carlisle
- Jerry Vanderstelt
- Joe Corroney
- Joe Hogan
- Joshua Smith
- Katie Cook
- Lee Kohse
- Lin Zy Busch
- Malcolm Tween
- Matt Busch
- Randy Martinez
- Russell Walks
- Scott Harben
- Stephen Hayford
- William O’Neill
For tickets and further information please go to the website: www.starwarscelebration.com
Pictured art: I Am No Jedi by Danny Haas
Artist Shawn Crystal (Arkham Asylum, Fantomex, Deadpool) signs at My Parents’ Basement on Saturday, April 1st from noon till 5:00 PM.
My Parents’ Basement
22 N Avondale Rd, Avondale Estates, GA 30002
Cartoonist and game designer Jen Vaughn appears at Arcane Comics on Saturday April 1st from 4-8PM to celebrate the release of her new comic, AVERY FATBOTTOM 2: Renaissance Fair Detective.
5809 15th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107
James Honesty and Fernando Lyons, the creators of the Messengers of the Hidden Truth series, appear on Saturday, April 1st from 1:00 – 5:00 PM for a book signing at Amalgam Comics!
Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Vancouver artist and Eisner Award winning graphic novelist Faith Erin Hicks appears on Tuesday, April 4th at 7:00 PM in conversation with Seattle’s Ms. Marvel creator G. Willow Wilson to celebrate the publication of The Stone Heart, the second installment in the Nameless City trilogy from First Second Books.
Faith Erin Hicks, who started out in webcomics, has pushed many graphic novels, including Zombies Calling, The War at Ellsmere, Brain Camp (with Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan), Friends with Boys, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (with Prudence Shen), the Bigfoot Boy series (with J. Torres), The Last of Us: American Dreams (with Neil Druckmann), and the Eisner Award-winning The Adventures of Superhero Girl.
Stranger Genius Award winning writer G. Willow Wilson writes the Hugo Award-winning Ms. Marvel and other comics. She is also a journalist and a prose writer whose books include The Butterfly Mosque and Alif the Unseen.
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
Artist Mike Perkins (Captain America, Astonishing X-Men, Carnage) appears at Emerald City Comics on Saturday, April 1st to sign Iron Fist #1 and other items from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.
Emerald City Comics
4902 113th Ave N, Clearwater, Florida 33760
Writer Corey Kalman, artist Devin Roth, and cosplay cover model April O’Neil sign AMERIKARATE at A Shop Called Quest on Wednesday, April 5th from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.
A Shop Called Quest
300 S. Santa Fe Ave Unit B. Los Angeles, CA. 90013
Writer D.B. Stanley and cover artist Micah Eads will be at Comic Carnival for the release of Lord of Gore #2 on Wednesday March 29th!
7235 N Keystone Ave Suite G, Indianapolis, IN 46240
HeroesCon has announced more new guests for their 35th anniversary show including Neal Adams, Tom Bancroft, Mike Maihack, Jerry Ordway, Joe Rubinstein, Matthew Rosenberg, and more! HeroesCon 2017 takes place June 16-18, 2017 at the Charlotte Convention Center.
JOEL ADAMS | Lilz, Bucky O’Hare
NEAL ADAMS | Coming of the Supermen, Batman: Odyssey, Green Lantern, X-Men
DAVE AIKINS | SpongeBob, Dora and Friends, Zombies!!!
BOB ALMOND | Stan Lee’s Guardian Project, Black Panther, Heroes For Hire, Warlock
NATALIE ANDREWSON | Mamuna, Meanwhile
TOM BANCROFT | Opposite Forces, Mulan, Tomo
WES BROOKS | Undead Speed Equipment, Grim Riders
FRANK BRUNNER | Dr Strange, Conan, Howard the Duck
BUZZ | JSA, Vampirella, Atomika
BOB CAMP | Ren & Stimpy, Thundercats
PATY COCKRUM | SATURDAY ONLY The Cat, Nightcrawler
JUAN DOE | American Monster, Solar, X-Men:198, Legion of Monsters, Fantastic Four
JASON FISCHER | Terra Flats, Seconds, Kaijumax
BEN FISHER | Grumpy Cat, Smuggling Spirits, Hexen Hammers
JARED K FLETCHER |Paper Girls, Southern Bastards, The Goddamned
NAOMI FRANQUIZ | Misfit City, Bitch Planet, Power & Magic
MICHAEL GARLAND | The Black Monday Murders, Curse Words, Wolverine, Captain Marvel
DUSTIN HARBIN | BEHOLD! The Dinosaurs, DIARY COMICS, Nutted!, DHARBIN!
| The Baker Street Peculiars, Varmints, Garfield
DANIEL LEISTER | Hack/Slash
MARISSA LOUISE | Spell on Wheels, Spook House, Robocop
MIKE MAIHACK | Cleopatra in Space, Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman
JERRY ORDWAY | Superman , Captain Marvel, Infinity Inc., WildStar
RON RANDALL | TREKKER, Future Quest, Supergirl
MATTHEW ROSENBERG | Rocket Raccoon, Secret Warriors, 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank, Kingpin
JOE RUBINSTEIN | Wolverine, Avengers, Daredevil
BRIAN SCHIRMER | Black Jack Ketchum, Backpacers, Ultrasylvania
BRIAN SHEARER | GI Joe, Transformers, Doctor Who, William the Last
MARLIN SHOOP | LARP!, Grimm’s Fairy Tales: Myths and Legends
DOMO STANTON | Starbrand & Nightmask, Prez, Deadpool, Chozen
ERIC TALBOT | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Melting Pot
JOEY WEISER | Mermin, Spongebob Squarepants
MATT WIERINGO | Ringo Scholarship
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HEROES CONVENTION was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a “must” on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from all over the world to the Charlotte Convention Center.