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  • HeroesCon 2013 Tickets & Tables Available Now

    HeroesCon 2013 tickets and artist alley tables are now available for the 2013 show which takes place on June 7-9th!

    $30 Discount Passes available until January 1, 2013 / 3 Day Passes will be $40 after the 1st of the year. You can save $25 by ordering now! Click here for tickets!

    Artist Alley tables are also available:

    Heroes Convention is not only one of the most recognizable names on the comics convention circuit, but has a well-deserved reputation as a convention that puts comics first, meaning aisles packed with fans looking for new comics and comic-related merchandise to check out. Our 2013 HeroesCon will be one of our biggest yet, and booth space is fully expected to sell out well in advance of the show. No space is reserved without payment in full: act now to reserve your space!

    TABLES:
    ARTISTS ALLEY TABLE: $300 Includes 6′ table, 2 chairs, and 2 passes. Great for a solo venture or a two-man team. Or a two-woman team. Man/Woman teams are fine, too.
    FOR ADDITIONAL SEATS above the allotment you receive with your purchased space(s), the cost is $50 per additional seat, up to a maximum of 1 additional person per Artists Alley Table, no exceptions–we want everyone to have the most pleasant and comfortable show they can, and overcrowded tables are the opposite of pleasant and comfortable show they can, and overcrowded tables are the opposite of pleasant and comfortable.

    NOTE that paid spaces in Artists Alley are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Unless you have other specific preferences, we will place tables beginning in the center of the area, moving outward. There is a space on the Artists Alley registration page where you can put seating preferences if you have them. We try as hard as we can to honor these, but obviously we cannot honor all of them, so thanks for your understanding!

    ABOUT HEROESCON:

    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.

    2013 Guests include:

    JASON AARON
    PETER BAGGE
    ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
    MITCH BREITWEISER
    FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
    ROB GUILLORY
    CULLY HAMNER
    JAMES HARREN
    TONY HARRIS
    ADAM HUGHES

    DAVE JOHNSON
    JASON LATOUR
    JOHN LAYMAN
    BRANDON PETERSON
    ERIC POWELL
    JOE QUINONES
    PAOLO RIVERA
    GREG RUCKA
    CHRIS SAMNEE
    BRIAN STELFREEZE
    BEN TEMPLESMITH
    MARIS WICKS
    & MANY MORE!

    For the most up-to-date information, check our blog, or sign up for the weekly Heroes Hotline newsletter. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook!

    BUYING AN ADVANCE PASS MEANS YOU’LL GET ANY ADVANCE INCENTIVES WE OFFER FREE!  NUMBERED INCENTIVES, INCLUDING PRINTS, ETC., WILL BE AWARDED IN THE ORDER THE PASSES ARE PURCHASED, SO THE EARLIER YOU BUY, THE BETTER!

    ENTRY WILL BE $20:FRI $20:SAT $15: SUN / AT THE SHOW ITSELF, SO YOU SAVE AS MUCH AS $25 BY PURCHASING ADVANCE PASSES TODAY!

    Stan Lee presents Dallas Comic Con (the 10th Anniversary show) in 2012

    Stan Lee DCC

    Press Release:

    Stan Lee presents Dallas Comic Con (the 10th Anniversary show) brings major guests to Big D

    On May 19-20, the Dallas Comic Con returns to the Irving Convention Center, and this promises to be the most incredible convention the Southwest has ever seen. The full title of the event is actually “Stan Lee presents Dallas Comic Con”, and marks Stan “The Man” Lee’s second appearance at the show (he last appeared in 2011, and had such a great time he wanted to return in 2012). This also happens to be the 10th Anniversary of the Dallas Comic Con, which started in 2002 with Guest of Honor Dave Stevens. This year’s installment pulls out all the stops, featuring media superstars Patrick Stewart (Saturday only), Val Kilmer, and Adam West and Burt Ward. Comic book legends Neal Adams (BATMAN: ODYSSEY), George Perez (DC New 52 SUPERMAN) and Zombie King Arthur Suydam headline the creator portion of the guest list, which also includes popular names like Len Wein (co-creator of WOLVERINE and SWAMP THING, writer of BEFORE WATCHMEN), Cully Hamner (co-creator of RED), Brian Stelfreeze (BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT cover artist), Norm Breyfogle (quintessential BATMAN artist), Greg Horn (cover artist of ELEKTRA and EMMA FROST), Marvel artist and colorist husband and wife team Mitch and Elizabeth Breitweiser, and Alex Saviuk (SPIDER-MAN and Stan Lee’s MIGHTY 7 artist). The show will host a special appearance by BATMAN animated voice master Kevin Conroy (signing for FREE), and STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION’s “Q” John De Lancie. STAR WARS fans will enjoy meeting Darth Vader himself Dave Prowse and Boba Fett man behind the mask Jeremy Bulloch.

    With the amazing guest list and high anticipation of the show’s return (last year drew nearly 12,000 attendees), both VIP and Priority badges have already sold out with nearly two months left before the convention. General Admission tickets are still available. DCC Event Manager Mark Walters says “This is the biggest event we’ve ever attempted to date, and the excitement surrounding it is amazing. We sold out of exhibit space and artist alley tables in record time, and the ticket sales are through the roof. Anyone attending is going to get their money’s worth, as we have an incredible list of talent coming, lots of exciting Q&As planned, and plenty to do and see. One thing we’ve always prided ourselves on is this being a great family experience, and we see more and more new families attending with each event we do – it’s a terrific feeling to know we’re bringing happiness to fans of all ages, and the ten years of hard work is really paying off for everyone.”

    The Dallas Comic Con runs May 19-20, 2012 – at the Irving Convention Center, just 5 minutes or so from DFW airport. Discounted General Admission tickets are available in advance on the site. All the latest info can be found at http://dallascomiccon.com

    River City Comic Expo (November 2011)

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    Convention Name
    River City Comic Expo
    Convention Website Address
    http://www.rivercitycomicexpo.com/
    This convention will take place:
    • for one day only.
    Date
    11/05/2011
    About This Convention
    12,000 sf available to dealers specializing in Gold/Silver/Copper/Bronze age comics, Graphic Novels, Trade Paperbacks, Toys, Cards, Movies, Games (board/video), etc.Guest will include:
    Jai Nitz Dynamite’s Kato Origins, Green Hornet: Parallel Lives, and Bring the Thunder. Also worked for Marvel, DC and Image

    Kyle Straham Image Comics, Artist for Hack/Slash

    Seth Peck Marvel Comics, writer Fear Itself: Wolverine

    Dennis Hopeless Marvel Comics, writer X-Men Season 1, Legion of Monsers; Image Comics Love Struck

    Sean Fitzgibbon currently illustrating a documentary style graphic novel that chronicles the Norman Baker years (1938-1939), the darkest years of the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

    Mitch Breitweiser Cover and interior artist primarily for Marvel Comics. Since 2005, Mitch has been penciling, inking, and painting his way through dozens of Marvel comic books and covers

    Elizabeth Breitweiser painter and a former art teacher, turned Marvel exclusive color artist. Elizabeth currently works on the Captain America & Bucky, and Hulk series. Previous credits include: Captain America, Agents of Atlas, Skaar: Son of Hulk, Incredible Hulk, Girl’s Comics, Amazing Spiderman, Uncanny X-Men, and many more

    Adam Mangin Official Transformers Collectors Club) is one of several fans who have made the jump to working on official Transformers product. His main work has been profile art for the Hasbro Transformers Collectors’ Club magazine

    John Lucas Penciller and inker for published works by Marvel, DC, Darkhorse and Top Cow. Most recent work includes Uncanny X-Force, Batman Streets of Gotham and Red Robin. Previous works include Superman: Man of Steel, Xmen Unlimited, Shang-Chi Master of Kung Fu, The Haunt and more

    Venue Name and Address
    Woodys Sherwood Forest
    1111 West Maryland Avenue
    sherwood, arkansas 72120
    United States
    Map It
    Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
    75
    Projected Attendance
    300
    Please select the Category that best describes the convention
    Comic Books
    Additional Categories
    • Anime
    • Gaming
    • Horror
    • Science Fiction and Fantasy

    River City Comic and Card Show (July 2011)

    July 18, 2011 by  
    Filed under Anime, Comic Books, Convention Profiles, Gaming

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    Convention Name
    River City Comic & Card Show
    Convention Website Address
    http://rivercity.arkgeeks.com/
    This convention will take place:

    • for one day only.

     

    Date
    07/30/2011
    About This Convention

    Our location has over 4500sf available to dealers specializing in Gold/Silver/Copper/Bronze age comics, Graphic Novels, Trade Paperbacks, Toys, Cards, Movies, etc. 

    Admission will be $3.00

    Dealers tables are $40.00 for the 1st table, $20 for the second table and $10 each additional table.

    Guest’s include:

    Mitch Breitweiser- Cover and interior artist primarily for Marvel Comics. Since 2005, Mitch has been penciling, inking, and painting his way through dozens of Marvel comic books and covers. Mitch has left a lasting impression with his Captain America books including 2010’s Captain America: Patriot Mini Series and the recent Captain America 615.1
    http://www.mitchbreitweiser.com/
    http://mbreitweiser.deviantart.com/gallery/

    Elizabeth Breitweiser- Elizabeth Breitweiser is a painter and a former art teacher, turned Marvel exclusive color artist. Elizabeth currently works on the Captain America & Bucky, and Hulk series. Previous credits include: Captain America, Agents of Atlas, Skaar: Son of Hulk, Incredible Hulk, Girl’s Comics, Amazing Spiderman, Uncanny X-Men, and many more. She resides in downtown Little Rock, AR with her illustrator husband, Mitch Breitweiser, and two biscuit head cats.
    http://bettiebreitweiser.tumblr.com/
    http://dismang.deviantart.com/

    Adam Smith and Matt Fox- Wet Black Ghost publishing will be promoting their self published works. Mule, a one-shot, about an underground health clinic where people pay a “mule” to take on their sickness via a Dr. Frankenstein type machine.
    Long Road to Valhalla, on-going webcomic with new pages out on Mondays.
    http://wetblackghost.com/

    Dusty Higgins- Artist and creator of Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer from SLG Publishing. He is an award winning illustrator and graphic artist at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock, Arkansas. Higgins has created several comic strips including The Anarchist and God, the Devil, and a Monkey.
    http://Pinocchiovampireslayer
    http://arkansasillustrator.com/bio.html

    Will Mangin- (Official Transformers Collectors Club) is one of several fans who have made the jump to working on official Transformers product. His main work has been profile art for the Hasbro Transformers Collectors’ Club magazine.
    http://beamer.deviantart.com/gallery/

    Charles Martin- Literati Press in OKC. Debuted the first issue of the self published digital novel The Wonderboy Serials in the spring of 2011. Other works include 2008’s “the dominant hand”, 2010’s “Edward and the Island”. Literati Press splits its effort between comics and fiction novels, all with a subculture bent. We gravitate more towards unique and weird ideas rather than fads and cookie-cutter genre work.
    http://www.literatipressok.com/

    John Lucas- Penciller and inker for published works by Marvel, DC, Darkhorse and Top Cow. Most recent work includes Uncanny X-Force, Batman Streets of Gotham and Red Robin. Previous works include Superman: Man of Steel, Xmen Unlimited. Stop by his table for more info on his upcoming works, Shang-Chi Master of Kung Fu, The Haunt and more.
    http://joltinjohnnylucas.deviantart.com/

    Ric Croxton- 2010-2011 Echoes Award Winner, will have his weekly podcast and archive tapes available. Ric’s podcasts are about books, comics, pulps, movie serials, old time radio and tv series.
    http://thebookcave

    Arkansas’s 501st Legion- Since 1997, the costuming organization known as the 501st Legion has spread the magic of the Star Wars genre worldwide through its authentic-looking costumes, and has become the leading force in fan-based charity events. Will be recruiting onsite
    http://ar501st.org/

    Starfleet- For over 35 years, STARFLEET has provided Star Trek fans a way to meet each other, make friends, have fun, give back to their communities, and show that the dream of Gene Roddenberry can live long and prosper. Will be recruiting for the International Star Trek Fan Association, Inc.
    http://www.sfi.org/portal/

    Tony Bates- Webmaster of Arkansas Geek Central, the website for Geeks, Nerds, Trekkies/Trekkers, science fiction buffs, cosplayers, programmers, artists, web designers, etc residing in Arkansas. This site was created to inform the Geeks of Arkansas and surrounding areas about upcoming events that are of interest (including this site).
    http://arkansasgeekcentral.com/

    Venue Name and Address
    Woodys Sherwood Forest
    1111 West Maryland
    sherwood, arkansas 72120
    United States
    Map It
    Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
    30
    Projected Attendance
    250
    Please select the Category that best describes the convention
    Comic Books
    Additional Categories

    • Anime
    • Gaming

     

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    Dallas Comic Con (May 2011)

    Dallas Comic Con May 21-22

    Convention Name
    Dallas Comic Con
    Convention Website Address
    http://www.dallascomiccon.com
    This convention will take place:

    • over multiple days.
    Start Date
    05/21/2011
    End Date
    05/22/2011
    About This Convention
    Dallas’ number one comic convention returns May 21-22 with guests of honor STAN LEE and LEONARD NIMOY!
    Venue Name and Address
    500 W Las Colinas Blvd
    2000 E Spring Creek Parkway
    Irving, TX 75039
    United States
    Map It
    Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
    270
    Projected Attendance
    6000
    Please select the Category that best describes the convention
    Comic Books
    Additional Categories

    • Anime
    • Horror
    • Science Fiction and Fantasy
    Guests
    Stan Lee, Leonard Nimoy, Tim Bradstreet, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Elizabeth Breitweiser, Mitch Breitweiser, Jaime Mendoza, James O’Barr

    Marvel Announces Signings, Activities, and Panels for C2E2

    April 13, 2010 by  
    Filed under Comic Books, Convention News, Illinois, Top Stories

    Via Marvel.com:

    Marvel’s C2E2 2010 Signing Schedule:

    Friday, April 16 Saturday, April 17 Sunday, April 18
    1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    REILLY BROWN
    JONATHAN HICKMAN
    JIM MCCANN
    FRED VAN LENTE

    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
    MITCH BREITWEISER
    RON GARNEY
    ADAM KUBERT

    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    JEPH LOEB

    2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    MARJORIE LIU
    PAUL PELLETIER
    MIKE PERKINS
    DANIEL WAY

    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    JOE QUESADA

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    C.B. CEBULSKI
    GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
    MARJORIE LIU
    DANIEL WAY

    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    JOE QUESADA

    1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    REILLY BROWN
    PETER DAVID
    VALENTINE DELANDRO
    KHOI PHAM

    12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    ELIZABETH BREITWEISER
    MITCH BREITWEISER
    PETER DAVID
    BUTCH GUICE

    4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    PETER DAVID
    VALENTINE DELANDRO
    BUTCH GUICE
    SEAN MCKEEVER

    2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    RACHEL DODSON
    TERRY DODSON
    STUART MOORE
    MIKE PERKINS

    1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    REILLY BROWN
    GREG PAK
    KHOI PHAM
    FRED VAN LENTE

    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    BOB LAYTON
    KHOI PHAM
    FRANK TIERI
    PAUL TOBIN

    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    JEPH LOEB

    2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    JIMMY CHEUNG
    JIM MCCANN
    PAUL PELLETIER
    SKOTTIE YOUNG

    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

    JEPH LOEB
    GREG PAK

    4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    DENNIS CALERO
    GREG PAK
    PAUL PELLETIER
    FRED VAN LENTE

    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    SEAN MCKEEVER
    FRANK TIERI
    PAUL TOBIN
    DANIEL WAY

    6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    MIKE CHOI
    JONATHAN HICKMAN
    ALESSANDRO VITTI
    SKOTTIE YOUNG

    Marvel’s C2E2 2010 Booth Events & Activities Schedule:

    Friday, April 16 Saturday, April 17 Sunday, April 18
    2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Iron Man 2” video game
    demo presented by SEGA

    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Marvel Charades
    Game Show

    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Super Happy Fun Marvel
    Giveaway Hour

    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Marvel Charades
    Game Show

    2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Marvel Costume Contest

    1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    The Marvel Your Universe
    Game Show

    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    The Marvel Your Universe
    Game Show

    3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Iron Man 2″ video game
    demo presented by SEGA

    3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    “Iron Man 2″ video game
    demo presented by SEGA

    6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Super Happy Fun Marvel Giveaway Hour

    4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    The Marvel Your Universe
    Game Show

    6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Super Happy Fun Marvel
    Giveaway Hour

    (Go to Marvel.com for downloadable/printable versions)

    Sega Iron Man 2 Video Game Demo
    SEGA will be demoing the Iron Man 2 video game on the Xbox 360. Swing by, and suit up as Iron Man and, for the first time ever, War Machine in a story that takes you beyond the movie and into the comic universe in this all-new action adventure game. Bag yourself a show-only limited edition Iron Man 2 video game poster into the bargain.

    The Marvel Your Universe Game Show
    Always wanted to be on a game show but never got the call? Well now’s your chance. Stop by the Marvel booth as we randomly select people from the audience to partner up with Marvel creators and editors as contestants on a live on-stage game show.

    Super Happy Fun Marvel Giveaway Hour
    You Make Yours Marvel every day and we appreciate it! And we’d like to show our appreciation by giving you some cool prizes like variant comic books, trade paperbacks, and hard-to-get autographed items. So stop by with your fellow Marvel Zombies (not the ones that enjoy brains) and you may be lucky enough to hop, skip and jump away with some gifts that will make you the envy of your family, friends, coworkers and pets.

    Marvel Costume Contest
    Are you dressed as your favorite Marvel character? Then get your friendly neighborhood, star-spangled, best-at-what-you-do self down to the Marvel Booth at Comic-Con for The Marvel Costume Contest! The Grand Prize: a Marvel Omnibus signed by Stan Lee! All entrants may also be featured in a gallery on Marvel.Com!

    Marvel Charades Game Show
    Are you the living room champion of pantomime? Do you have a mutant ability to convey what you are thinking through simple hand gestures and body contortions? Can you drop it like it’s hot? Then make sure you are in the Marvel Booth as we choose fans from the crowd to team up with Marvel creators and editors to play Marvel Charades live on stage!

    For Marvel’s Panel Schedule, visit Marvel.com.

    TX – Team Breitweiser Signing

    August 10, 2009 by  
    Filed under Comic Books, Signing and Appearance Profiles, Texas

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    Mitch and Elizabeth Breitweiser sign on Aug 14th

    Mitch and Elizabeth Breitweiser sign on Aug 14th

    Get a Dallas Comic Con sneak peek this Friday (August 14th) at 5pm as Zeus Comics hosts Mitch and Elizabeth Breitweiser artist and colorist of such works as Captain America: The Chosen, Theater of War and Drax the Destroyer!

    Friday, 5pm!

    Zeus Comics, 4411 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
    214.219.TOYS
    www.zeuscomics.com

    Florida Supercon Announces Final Guest List

    Press Release:

    FINAL GUEST LIST ANNOUNCED FOR FLORIDA SUPERCON: JUNE 5-7, 2009

    Florida Supercon returns in 2009! Now in it’s 4th year, FSC once again moves into a larger venue as the three day festival continues to grow. This year’s event will take place June 5, 6 & 7, 2009 at the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Hotel and Convention Center in Miami, FL. The three day festival will take place in the convention center’s west hall (50,000 sq. feet) and the convention centers entire second floor (over 35,000 sq. feet) making this the largest genre event to ever hit South Florida. The show will include celebrity guests, artists, writers, vendors, industry guests, Q&A’s, parties, comic books, costume contests, anime programming, manga, cosplay, workshops, panels, cosplay photo shoots, dance parties, console gaming, LAN gaming, tabletop gaming, collectible card gaming, tournaments and more!

    For more information, go to: www.floridasupercon.com

    Bruce Campbell: Legendary Actor, Writer, Director and Producer. Bruce is best known for his starring role as Ash in the Evil Dead trilogy (Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness). He currently stars as Sam Axe in Burn Notice. Bruce has an array of impressive credits which include: The Adventures of Brisco County Jr., My Name is Bruce, Bubba Ho-Tep, Sky High, Jack of All Trades, Xena: Warrior Princess, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Movie, Man with the Screaming Brain and Congo. In addition to his film career, Campbell is an accomplished writer, including authoring an autobiography, If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor and a comical novel entitled Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way.

    Ted Raimi: Ted Raimi is best known to his fans for his roles as Joxer the Mighty in XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS and his roles in EVIL DEAD, ARMY OF DARKNESS, SEAQUEST DSV, CANDYMAN, the SPIDER-MAN trilogy, THE GRUDGE and MY NAME IS BRUCE.

    Chris Claremont: Legendary Comic Book writer, Chris Claremont was the voice of the X-Men for 17 years (1974 – 1991). He returns to the X-Men this month, with X-Men Forever to finish the stories he left unfinished 18 years ago. He is also known as the creator of Excalibur and The New Mutants.

    Doug Mahnke: Doug is the current artist on Green Lantern for DC Comics. In addition, he’s the co-creator of The Mask and his other credits include: Final Crisis, JLA, Batman, Final Crisis: Requiem, Final Crisis: Superman Beyond, Action Comics, Nightwing and more!

    Tony Moore: Tony is the co-creator of The Walking Dead and most recently has been the artist of Fear Agent, The Amory Wars, The Exterminators, Ghost Rider and The Punisher.

    Edi Gathegi: Edi is known for his roles as Laurent in the TWILIGHT film series, Dr. Jeffrey Cole (Big Love) in the television series HOUSE and Cheese in the 2007 film GONE BABY GONE.

    Stanislav Ianevski: Stanislav is best known as Viktor Krum in the HARRY POTTER series of films and Miroslav in HOSTEL 2.

    Dana Snyder: Dana is the star of AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE (Master Shake), CHOWDER (Gazpacho), SQUIDBILLIES (Granny), THE VENTURE BROTHERS (The Alchemist), MINORITEAM, SEALAB 2021 & more!

    Dick Giordano:When one mentions the legends that have shaped the history of the comics industry, rest assured that high on that list will be the name of Dick Giordano. Since 1951, Dick Giordano has worked his pencil and ink magic for a variety of publishers including Charlton Comics, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dell, American Comics, Valiant, Treasure Chest and Junior Life. In addition to his considerable freelance contributions, Giordano acted as Editor-In-Chief for Charlton Comics, during which he oversaw the creation of their most memorable characters including such classics as The Blue Beetle and Captain Atom. As Executive Editorial Director of DC Comics, Dick was the guiding force behind such award-winning series as Alan Moore’s WATCHMEN, Frank Miller’s DARK KNIGHT RETURNS and many, many more revolutionary concepts. His creative vision at DC Comics resulted in raising the bar for creativity throughout the entire comics industry. In recent years, Dick Giordano, along with creative partners Bob Layton and David Michelinie, formed FUTURE ENTERTAINMENT, a multi-media company.

    Patrick Rothfuss: New York Times Best Selling Author Patrick Rothfuss is the writer of The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man’s Fear. Mr. Rothfuss was the recipient of the 2007 “Quill Award”, the 2007 Best Book of the Year – FantasyLiterature.net, Publisher Weekly’s 2007 Best Book of the Year (Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror).

    Daniel Logan: Daniel is best known for his role as “Young” Boba Fett in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones.

    Richard LeParmentier: Richard is known the world over as Admiral Motti in the original STAR WARS. He was the admiral choked by Darth Vader. His other credits include: WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT, SUPERMAN 2, REDS & ROLLERBALL

    Michele Knotz: Anime Voice Acting Star, Michele Knotz is the voice of Team Rocket’s Jessie, Misty, May, and Nurse Joy in Pokémon. Michele is also one of the stars of Smash Bros. Brawl and Shootfighter Tekken.

    Bill Rogers: Anime voice acting star, Bill Rogers is the voice of Brock in Pokémon, Touma Seguchi in Gravitation, Yamamoto in Boogiepop Phantom, Tanaka Souihiro in Genshiken, Kevin in The Third and Bonsly, Lucario & Weavile in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

    Allen Bellman: Golden Age Comic Book Legend. Artist of Captain America, The Patriot, Let’s Play Detective, Human Torch, Sub-Mariner and more! Mr. Bellman was the recipient of the 2007 San Diego Comic Con Inkpot Award.

    Dennis Calero: Superstar Comic Book Artist. Credits include: X-Men: Noir, X-Factor, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Supergirl and the Legion of Superheroes, Sliders, Magic: The Gathering, Fallen Angel, Supergirl and Countdown to Final Crisis.

    Tony Bedard: Superstar Comic Book Writer. Tony is the current writer of DC Comic’s R.E.B.E.L.S. His other credits include: Birds of Prey, Exiles, Countdown, Supergirl, Uncanny X-Men, Outsiders, Supergirl & The Legion of Superheroes, Batman: Confidential, Mystic, DCU: Brave New World, Negation, JSA: Classified, Black Canary, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Rogue and Magnus Robot Fighter.

    Mitch Breitweiser: Mitch is the artist of the recent Sub-Mariner 70th anniversary special, Captain America: The Chosen, Drax: The Destroyer, The Uncanny X-Men, Captain America: Theatre of War, Dark Tower and more!

    Stephanie Sugar Lyn Beard: Stephanie is best known to the anime world as the voice of Sailor Mini-Moon (Chibi-Moon) in SAILOR MOON, in addition to her roles as Wish Bear in THE CARE BEARS and Kara in DI GATA DEFENDERS.

    Ken Lerner: Ken is best known to fandom as Principal Flutie in the first season of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, in addition to his roles in THE RUNNING MAN, THE EXORCIST III, GAS PUMP GIRLS & UNLAWFUL ENTRY

    Brad Kesten: Brad is known the world over as the voice of Charlie Brown in THE CHARLIE BROWN & SNOOPY SHOW, IS THIS GOODBYE CHARLIE BROWN?,
    WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED CHARLIE BROWN?,
    IT’S FLASHBEAGLE CHARLIE BROWN &
    YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN.

    Pamelyn Ferdin: Pamelyn is an acomplished actress and voice actress, best known for her role as Lucy Van Pelt in IT WAS A SHORT SUMMER CHARLIE BROWN, A BOY NAMED CHARLIE BROWN &
    PLAY IT AGAIN CHARLIE BROWN. Her other credits include: CHARLOTTE’S WEB (Fern),
    DR. SEUSS’ THE CAT IN THE HAT (Sally),
    STAR TREK Classic Series: And the Children Shall Lead and SEALAB 2020 (Sallie)

    Stephanie Yanez: Discovering music at the age of 5, Stephanie Yanez was born to sing. Her love for music eventually led her to record four songs on Geneon’s Anime Karaoke Collection with three of those songs recorded with overseas Japan-based record label I’VE. This CD also includes the song that she won at Anime Expo’s AX Idol 2004 “Ningyo Hime” from the top anime series Chobits!

    Clayton Henry
    Superstar Comic Book Artist
    Artist of The Incredible Hercules, Exiles, Alpha Flight, Avengers: The Initiative, New X-Men: Hellions, Uncanny X-Men, What If?, Nine Rings of the Wu Tang, The X-Men, Wolverine: First Class, X-Men Unlimited and more.

    Rob Hunter: Superstar Comic Book Artist and Inker for Marvel, DC and Crossgen comics, including: Green Lantern: Blackest Night, Green Lantern Corps, Final Crisis: Submit, Gambit, X-Man, Teen Titans, X-Factor, X-Men Unlimited, Wolverine, Uncanny X-Men, Superman and more.

    Christian Alamy: Superstar Comic Book Artist and Inker for DC comics, Christian’s credits include: Green Lantern: Blackest Night, Green Lantern, JSA, Green Lantern Corps, Final Crisis, Batman, Lobo, Enemy Ace: War in Heaven, Nightwing, Aquaman, Back Adam: The Dark Age, Final Crisis: Requiem, Final Crisis: Superman Beyond and more.

    Tom Nguyen: Superstar Comic Book Artist
    and Inker for Marvel and DC Comics, including: Green Lantern: Blackest Night, Green Lantern Corps, 52, Action Comics, JLA, Batman, Final Crisis, Final Crisis: Superman Beyond, JLA: Classified, X-Men Unlimited and more.

    Pat Broderick: Legendary Comic Book artist and animator, Pat Broderick is an icon of the 70’s and 80’s comic book industry. Mr. Broderick has been the artist for Batman, Captain Marvel, Firestorm, Captain Atom, Detective Comics, Green Lantern, The Micronauts, Shazam, Alpha Flight and more! In addition to his comic book art, Mr. Broderick’s animation work includes concept design work for the Jimmy Neutron movie.

    Greg Horn: Superstar Comic Book Artist and Painter. Credits include: Secret Invasion, Ms. Marvel, Elektra, She-Hulk, X-Men, Emma Frost, Wolverine, Namor, Spider-Man and more!

    Ralph Cabrera: Superstar Comic Book Artist and Inker for Marvel Comics, including: The Fantastic Four, Fantastic Force, Quasar, Adv. of the X-Men, Morbius, Peter Parker: Spider-Man, Silver Surfer, Venom and more.

    Yaya Han: International cosplay star, Yaya Han has made a name for herself in the world of cosplay and costuming over the past 8 years. To this day she has made over 75 costumes, with many more to come. Her intricate and lavish creations have won awards and acclaim worldwide, as she has participated in convention and cosplay activities in five countries and shared her knowlege as an invited guest.

    Derec Donovan: Superstar Comic Book Artist for Marvel and Image Comics, including: Youngblood, Spider-Man, R.E.B.E.L.S., X-Men, Spider-Man, Supergirl, Rogue, Thor, Bug, Legion of Super-Heroes, Green Lantern, Action Comics, Adv. of Superman, Robin, Jubilee, Connor Hawke and more.
    Brian Thompson: Media Guest – Actor. Brian’s credits include: Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (Shao Khan), Buffy The Vampire Slayer (The Judge and Luke The Vampire), The X-Files (Alien Bounty Hunter), Star Trek: Generations (Klingon Helm), Star Trek: The Next Generation (A Matter of Honor), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (To The Death & Rules of Engagement), Enterprise (United, Babel One, Aenar), Dragonheart (Brock), Charmed, Alien Nation, Werewolf, Terminator and Kindred: Embraced.

    Cindy Morgan: Cindy is an actress best known for her roles as Lacey Underall in Caddyshack and Yori in Tron. Getting started as the Irish Spring girl, Cindy did several TV commercials before landing her first film role in Caddyshack. Cindy’s other credits include roles on Falcon Crest, The Larry Sanders Show, Amazing Stories and Bring ‘Em Back Alive.

    Sean Shaw: Superstar Comic Book Artist. Credits include: Grimm Fairy Tales, Gen 13: Bootleg, Jungle Fantasy. Cavewoman Color Special, Alan Moore’s Glory,
    Oz Squad, Shi, Lady Death, Coven, Vampirella and Wetworks.

    Richard Green: Artist and Animator. Richard’s credits include work for Disney on Beauty and the Beast (Assistant Animator of Lumiere), Rescuers Down Under, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Goofy, Mickey Mouse and more.

    Peter Badalamenti: Media Guest – Actor. Peter’s credits include: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (Penrod), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (Penrod), The Curious Case of Benjiman Button (Younger/Older Benjiman), When In Rome (Ace Frehley), The Punisher, Bad Boys 2, Dr. Moreau’s House of Pain, Full Grown Men and Cremaster 3.

    Heidi Arnhold: Heidi is a superstar Manga artist whose work includes Jim Henson’s Legends of the Dark Crystal and Star Trek: The Manga.

    Sophie Mcnutt: Industry Guest. Funimation’s Operation Anime Co-ordinator.

    Vinnie Tartemella: Artist and Painter. Credits include: Female Force: Michele Obama, Hillary Clintion, Princess Diana, Sarah Palin. Political Power: Bill Clinton, Colin Powell. Sinbad and the Merchant of Ages, Alice In Wonderland and Headlocked.

    Elizabeth Breitweiser: Color Artist. Credits include: Agents of Atlas, Sub-Mariner 70th Anniversary, Captain America: Zero Point, What If?, Skaar: Son of Hulk and Uncanny X-Men.

    Dreamweaver Press: Comic Book publisher, represented by writer JD Calderon and artist Daphne Lage. Titles include: The Oswald Chronicles, Tall Tails and Tenchi Muyo!

    Luis Diaz: Artist and Designer for IDW, Topps, WWE and 3 Boys Productions. Credits include: The New Garbage Pail Kids, Wacky Packages, Wynonna Earp, Students of the Unusual, Lo-Fi Magazine, New Times – Miami, The Village Voice and more.

    Terry Cronin & Pat Martin: Independent Comic Book creators. Students of the Unusual.

    Kill Miss Pretty: Musical Guest

    Murderous Rampage: Musical Guest

    Joel Wynkoop: Actor

    Hippojuice: Filmmakers and Podcast

    Plus Artists:
    Deleon Walters
    Joel Estrada
    Manny Aguilera
    Greg Kirkpatrick
    Rob Granito
    Derrick Fish
    Austin Janowsky
    Amanda Stevens
    Shannon Chenoweth
    Echo Chernick
    Christopher Darden
    St. James Comics
    G.W. Fisher
    Heidi Arnhold
    Gabi Gonzalez
    Joe Fauv
    Celine Chapus
    Michael J. Valle
    Wendy Lo
    George Moss
    Chris Berman
    Patrick Baker
    Chottip Nimla-Or
    Daniel Mann
    Hugh Rookwood
    Zoombeanie
    Kezia Sardina
    Wonderland Creations
    Monique Blaze
    Cuz it Clipz
    Johnny Zhang
    Janda “Japanda” Farley
    Marcos A. Rivera
    Cayce Moyer
    E. Robert Dunn
    Alex Ferrer
    Kurt Donath
    Maria Rodriguez
    Magaly Perez
    Alex Teston
    Jorge L. Garcia
    Brenda Weeks
    Kathleen Noda
    Stephen Bryan
    Silvia Shi
    Richard A. Tucker
    Frances Peraza-Barrenecha
    Ana Galano
    Imani King
    Eclectic Artaholics
    Arthur Ball
    Christina Steele
    Sally Saxton
    Dizzy Dog Designs
    Baka Nya Artist Circle

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