2019 Creator Guests

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Arthur Suydam

 

The Zombie King," as he is known, rose to stardom for his work on the
smash hit series "Marvel Zombies," the lines at his booth at any given
show are a testament to the enduring "zombie craze," with Suydam as a
forerunner.

He is also renowned as the Deadpool cover artist on "Merc with a
Mouth." As well as "The Walking Dead." And he is credited as being one
of the first artists to bring fine art painting techniques to the
world of comics in such books as "Cholly and Flytrap" and "Mudwogs."

Recent awards for Arthur include "The Spike TV Scream Award (Best
Artist)," "Spectrum Gold Award for Institutional Art," "The San
Sebastian Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award,"as well as the
"University of Maryland Eastern Shore Lifetime Achievement Award,"
among others.

His work can also be seen on works for "The Walking Dead," "Deadpool,
"Batman," "Wolverine," "Fantastic Four," "X-Men," "Ghost Rider," "Army
of Darkness" "Vampirella," and too many to name here. His "Cholly and
Flytrap" series has recently been compiled into a collected volumne,
marking that great achievement and it's place in comic history.

Appearance Times

Art Suydam will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No Panels scheduled at this time.

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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.

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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.

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Peter Ricq

Peter Ricq is the creator of Once our Land graphic novel and co-creator of the animated television series League of Super Evil (L.O.S.E.). He also participated in the animated television series Storm Hawks as a junior designer. His last animated short film (Glitch) was awarded with nine best animation awards and one jury prize. He is the co-founder of the indie-electronic pop duo Humans. We are very lucky to also have Peter as our DJ for our VIP party!

Appearance Times

Peter Ricq will be available Saturday and Sunday and DJing our VIP party Saturday night!

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

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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.

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Matthew Southworth

MATTHEW SOUTHWORTH is a cartoonist and musician living in Seattle, WA. Best known for his work on Stumptown, he has published work with nearly every major comic company, including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Oni, and Image. He has also worked on projects for Microsoft, Entertainment Weekly, the Independent Film Channel, and Starz Television. He is an executive producer on the new ABC television series, Stumptown, and he has an upcoming graphic novel project with novelist Garth Stein (author of The Art of Racing in the Rain) called The Cloven.


Appearance Times

Mathew Southworth will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.

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John Delaney

 John Delaney is an multi award winning Storyboard Artist, Director, Designer, Animator and Comic Book Artist with over 30 years of experience in live action production and both 2D & 3D animation as well as Gaming. He is the first director in Canada to direct, design and deliver a full 26 episode season of an international action/adventure property -Voltron Force which debuted as the highest rated premier ever on Nicktoons.
In comics John has drawn for DC Comics – Adventures in the DC Universe, Justice League Adventures, Superman Adventures, Dexter's Laboratory, Scooby Doo, Cartoon Network Presents and many more. For Bongo Comics John has drawn The Simpsons, Bart Simpson Comics, the Eisner award nominated Death of Comic Book Guy, the McBain one shot and Futurama. He is currently working on a creator owned series DocNoc for Komixstream 

Appearance Times

John Delaney will be available Saturday and Sunday.

Panel Schedule

No panels currently scheduled.