2018 Creator Guests

Andy Poon

  Andy Poon is an art director and concept designer living in Vancouver BC, involved in between both animation and live action world. Currently freelancing as a concept illustrator for Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow making sure the Heroes are fighting in style on screen while making sure comic fans like himself are satisfied. Andy has been focusing on art direction and visual development in animation/toy properties such as Stormhawks, Hotwheels, Slugterra, Monster High, Maxsteel, Blaze and the Monster Machines for the last decade. Andy is also available for commissions.
 

Appearance Times

Andy Poon will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

Sunday:

11am-1145am

The people behind Arrow's suit. 

with Aaron Harrison

Diana Greenhalgh

   

Diana Greenhalgh is a professional illustrator in comics, trading cards, film and television.

You can find her work in many places, from props in DC's Legends Of Tomorrow, to movie posters for Twentieth Century Fox's Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse, illustrations for over 30 licensed trading card sets (including DC, Marvel, and Dynamite properties), and inks on numerous independent and mainstream comic titles for publishers such as IDW and Marvel.

Diana currently works as an editor and artist for Pocket Jacks Comics, a new independent production company, and as an illustrator for The Upper Deck Company.

She also specializes in character art, illustrating sexy femme fatales and other fantastic characters. In her spare time, she produces original pinup and fantasyart for prints, trading cards, and other collectibles.

Appearance Times

Diana Greenhalgh will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

Zac Thompson

    Zac Thompson is a writer born and raised on Prince Edward Island. He is best-known for his critically acclaimed homeless noir series, The Dregs, from Black Mask Studios. His first novel, Weaponized, a Cronenbergian body-horror book about sexually transmitted guns came out in 2017. He's also written comics like Come Into Me at Black Mask Studios, Her Infernal Descent at Aftershock Comics, and Marvel's Cable. Later this summer his science fiction blockbuster, Relay, will release from Aftershock Comics. When he's not writing Zac loves to cycle and hang out with his two cats Pancho and Wilson. 

Appearance Times

Zac Thompson will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

Social Media

Marley Zarcone

  Marley Zarcone is an artist who’s best known for her work with DC Comics and Image. She is currently the artist behind Shade: The Changing Girl for DC’s Young Animal imprint. She also Launched the Vertigo series Effigy work Tim Seely. She has made regular appearances since 2010 on DC & Vertigo titles such as Madame Xanadu, Fairest, House of Mystery and Justice League to name just a few. 

Appearance Times

Marley Zarcone will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

Jeff Chiba Stearns

  Jeff Chiba Stearns is an Emmy® nominated and Webby award winning animation and documentary filmmaker. After graduating from the Emily Carr University with a degree in Film Animation, he founded Vancouver based boutique animation studio Meditating Bunny Studio Inc. in 2001. From animated viral video ads and broadcast commercials for companies like Sharpie, 3M and Post-it Note, to short and feature films such as “What Are You Anyways?” (2005), Yellow Sticky Notes (2007), One Big Hapa Family (2010), Ode to a Post-it Note (2010), Yellow Sticky Notes | Canadian Anijam (2013) and Mixed Match (2016), Jeff’s work has broadcast around the world, screened in hundreds of international film festivals and garnered over 40 awards. In 2018, he wrote and illustrated his first children's book entitled, Mixed Critters and has plans to release another picture book early next year. 

Appearance Times

Jeff Chiba Stearns will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

Matt Banning

   New York Times best selling comic book Inker/Artist Matt "BATT" Banning had a meteoric rise at Top Cow Productions, most notably as the inker of The Darkness and co-creator of Ascension. He also found time to help Art Direct the inking for Top Cow’s line of books and act as Associate Editor on Cyberforce .From there he went forth to many exciting runs for both DC & Marvel including New Avengers, Superman/Batman, X-men Second Coming, Batman The Return, Green Lantern Corps & New Guardians, Superman/WonderWoman, Justice League & launched the new Batman Rebirth issues #1-5. 

Appearance Times

Matt Banning will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

Colin Lorimer

   COLIN LORIMER is a comic book writer and artist. He is the author of the critically acclaimed books THE HUNT and UXB.

He has been published through Image Comics, Dark Horse, IDW, Titan, and Boom! Studios. He is co-creator of the books, HARVEST, BURNING FIELDS and CURSE and has lent his talents to titles such as THE X-FILES, HELLRAISER, BLACKOUT, MILLENIUM and DARK HORSE PRESENTS. He recently along with writer Peter Milligan helped relaunch a comic version of the iconic TV show THE PRISONER to help celebrate it's 50th anniversary.

Colin is also an award-winning story artist and has a wide range of experience in film, animation and gaming. His latest feature work would include the upcoming epic ALPHA (Albert Hughes) and LIGHT OF MY LIFE (Casey Affleck). He is currently at Walt Disney Pictures working alongside writer/director Tom McCarthy on his latest movie. TV shows would include THE EXORCIST, RIVERDALE and LEGENDS OF TOMORROW. 

Appearance Times

Colin Lorimer will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

John Delaney

 John Delaney is best known as one of the comic book artists behind The Simpsons and Futurama, as well as Justice League Adventures, Superman vs Lobo, Scooby Doo, and many others. He boasts over 30 years experience in live action production and animation. He is an Eisner-nominated comic book artist, as well as an Emmy Award winning storyboard artist and animation director.
 

Appearance Times

John will be available Saturday and Sunday 1-5

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

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George Michail

 George Michail is a life-long fan of both comic books and action films. Conceived in 2017, Fire Engine Red is his first foray into the comic world.


Appearance Times

George Michail will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

Social Media

Aaron Harrison

 Aaron is well known for prop and costume builds specializing in leather armor fro some of the biggest shows on television. He currently builds armor and gear for the hit TV shows Arrow & DC's Legends of Tomorrow. Aaron has been in the props/costume industry for over 25 years, and has built for Stargate SG-1, Chronicles Of Riddick, and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, to name only a few. See his work at http://bit.ly/2o9txvZ 

Appearance Times

Aaron will be available both Saturday and Sunday

Panel Schedule

Sunday:

11am-1145am

The people behind Arrow's suit. 

with Andy Poon