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  • 45 Grave
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] 45 Grave are an American gothic and punk rock band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1979. 45 Grave are noted as one of the first bands to mix punk rock with horror-themed lyrics, thereby positioning them as progenitors of the horror punk subgenre.

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  • Doktor A
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Raised by the military and monitored by men in white coats until he was 16. Doktor A has always scribbled monsters.
  • Lani Aames
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Lani is the author of two novels and several novellas of erotic romance published by Ellora's Cave, including Desperate Hearts and the vampire romance Eternal Passion, her latest release.
  • Dafydd ab Hugh
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Daffyd has written numerous published works, including the Star Trek novels Fallen Heroes and Balance of Power.
  • Lynn Abbey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lynn Abbey has written SF and Fantasy novels since 1978. CJ Cherryh, Jane Fancher, and she formed Closed-Circle.net where their works are available in digital editions. Abbey says she write fantasies because when her imagination gets going, it's full of magic, intrigue, and the colors of a stained-glass window.
  • Deborah Abbott
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Deborah's been an animator for many years and worked on Space Jam, The Prince of Egypt, and Anastasia; she also does comics work and some acting.
  • Abney Park
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] They are an internationally touring band and have headlined at a variety of sold out venues around the world. They recently released their 5th album titled Aether Shanties. Last spring they filmed a documentary with G4TV on Abney Park and Steampunk which aired as part of the G4 Underground Series.
  • Peter Abrahamson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Peter is a builder of animatronic puppets and robots. His work includes movies such as Men in Black IIHellboy, and I Robot. Peter also competed in Robot WarsBattlebots, and Sozbots and judged Robogames. Currently he designs industrial robotics for a living.
  • Pete Abrams
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Pete Abrams is the creator of the highly addictive niftiness that is Sluggy Freelance, a daily online comic strip that's been appearing since August 25, 1997.
  • Kei Acedera
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kei Acedera joined Imaginism Studios in Toronto in 2005 and became its Art Director. During this time, she illustrated the New York Times best-selling book, How to Talk to Girls. She was also a character designer for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, due for release in 2010.
  • Aaron A. Acevedo
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] As a freelance writer and game designer, Aaron has worked for Obsidian Studios, Alderac Entertainment Group, and Wizards of the Coast.
  • Justin Achilli
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Justin Achilli is a prolific game developer and writer for White Wolf Game Studios.
  • Forrest J. Ackerman
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] The legendary "4e" is, among many other things, the world's leading authority on SF B-movies.
  • David Acord
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] David Acord is a Lucasfilm employee, whose sound editing credits include Star Wars Episodes 2 and 3 as well as the DVD remasters of the original trilogy.
  • Art Adams
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Art's the talented cartoonist who created Monkeyman & O'Brien.
  • Chris Adams
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Chris Adams has been working in the gaming industry since 1987's debut of Yamara in Dragon magazine. Chris' current projects include the sequel game to ContinuumNarcissist: Crash Free.
  • D. A. Adams
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] D. A. Adams is the author of The Brotherhood of Dwarves and Red Sky at Dawn and has served more than ten years as an English Instructor. 
  • Jason "Spyda" Adams
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] A self-taught artist in sculpture and human anatomy, Jason Spyda Adams made a name for himself in the world of toy and fantasy sculpture. Working for world-renowned companies like DC Direct, Reel Art Studios, Toy Biz, and The Warner Store, his professional catalog spans 20 years. His company Spyda Creations is his new platform to create dynamic fine art sculpture.
  • Joel Adams
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Joel Adams is the eldest son of famed comic book artist Neal Adams. He has worked on titles such as Ms MysticBucky O’Hare, and Young Captain Adventure. His career then brought him to work on top animated shows and licenses such as the Emmy award winning King of the HillThe Hulk, and Harry Potter. Today Joel is pushing his own license “Lilz” which has blown up all over the internet.
  • Mitzi Adams
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Mitzi Adams is a solar scientist for NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center's Space Sciences Laboratory in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • Neal Adams
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Neal's had legendary runs on BatmanX-MenGreen Lantern-Green Arrow, and Deadman. Adams rescued Batman from his campy TV show, and transformed him into his present "Avenger of the Night." When people say 'modern Batman,' they mean Neal Adams' Batman. His run directly led to the realistic incarnation seen in Batman Returns and the Dark Knight movies.
  • Steven R. Addlesee
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] In 1993, Steven R. Addlesee achieved his first professional published credit; he has now accumulated over 60 credits as artist, cartoonist, columnist, illustrator, inker, letterer, and writer.
  • Samuel Adler
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Atlanta Location Manager experienced in Film, Episodic TV, Reality TV, and Commercials. Worked in a variety of departments and levels of the production world.
  • Scott Adsit
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Scott Adsit is an American writer, actor, and improviser. He is currently appearing in 30 Rock on NBC and played an active role in Moral Orel on Adult Swim.
  • Ana Aesthetic
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Ana Aesthetic is a costume designer, actress, and writer. She (and her costumes) have been featured in print, film, and television across the globe. Ana has her own fashion line with Inhale Corsets and Couture and works with Penny Dreadful Productions, a conceptual design and production company.
  • Keith Age
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Keith Age is the star of the Sci Fi Channel's Spooked and the upcoming (October 2007) Children of the Grave. The Technical Consultant on many paranormal shows as well as movies such as Death Tunnel, Keith is listed as one of the top ten Ghost Hunters in America.
  • Jerry & Sharon Ahern
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Jerry and Sharon are co-authors of the popular Survivalist series and They Call Me Mercenary, written under the pseudonym Alex Kilgore.
  • Tracy A. Akers
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tracy A. Akers is the award-winning author of the Souls of Aredyrah fantasy series. She was acknowledged for her contribution YA literature during the 2008 Florida Heritage Month Awards Ceremony, and her books have been included on the Florida Department of Education's "Just Read Families" recommended summer reading lists.
  • Captain Lou Albano
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Captain Lou Albano, "The Manager of Champions," transcends pro wrestling. You've seen him with trademark rubber bands on his face and beard in many films, videos, and TV programs including The Goonies video and Cyndy Lauper's classic "Girls Just Want to Have Fun."
  • Heather Alexander
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Heather Alexander is a fiery, redheaded Faerie Tale Minstrel who is known for singing the praises of the fae folk. She composes and performs original and traditional Celtic music on fiddle, guitar, bodhran, and any other instrument that the sidhe may present to her.
  • Jason Alexander
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Jason entered the independent scene with his self-published anthology Section 8; his current project is Empty Zone.
  • Wayne Alexander
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Among many genre roles, Wayne is known to us best as Babylon 5's most-often-seen guest star, appearing as (among others) Lorien, the First One, and Sebastian the Inquisitor.
  • Jer Alford
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jer Alford is a comic book writer. He is the head editor and publisher for Mini-Komix, an independent comic book publisher. Alford also runs Atlanime, a public anime fanclub. He is the writer of several titles, including Emeralds: Hearts In OzFunny AnimalsJan-Ken-PonMonsters And More, and Feline Force.
  • Steve Algieri
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Steve has had over twenty stories published in a variety of print and Net publications, and edits and publishes Pulp Eternity.
  • Beth Allen
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Beth was the ripe old age of 14 when she began portraying Amber (and Eagle) in the international hit SF teen series The Tribe. Five years later, she's still going strong!
  • James E. Allen
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] A comics writer and illustrator, James is releasing his prehistoric-action drama Creation this summer.
  • Karen Allen
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Karen Jane Allen is an American actress, best known for her role as Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Allen has also had roles in the films National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), The Wanderers (1979), Split Image (1982), Starman (1984), Scrooged (1988), The Sandlot (1993), Poster Boy (2004), and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), where she reprised her role as Marion Ravenwood.
  • Scott Allie
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Scott Allie writes and edits comics and prose for Dark Horse Comics and Glimmer Train Press and other publishers. His latest work is the comics series Solomon Kane.
  • Brent Allison
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Brent Allison, Ph.D. serves as an assistant professor of education at Gainesville State College in the Athens, GA area and on the editorial board for the anime, manga, and fan art forum Mechademia. He studies anime and anime fandom, and his work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals and books.
  • Michael Allred
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Michael is writer and artist behind the Madman comic series.
  • Aaron Allston
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] New York Times bestselling novelist Aaron Allston is an author of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Best known for his work in the Star Wars Expanded Universe, he has written 22 novels. The most recent of them, Star Wars: X-Wing: Mercy Kill, debuted this August.
  • Anthony Alongi
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Anthony Alongi is co-writer of Jennifer Scales and the Ancient Furnace and Jennifer Scales and the Messenger of Light.
  • Mark A. Altman
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Mark formerly edited Sci-Fi Universe and recently co-wrote and co-produced Free Enterprise, his first feature film.
  • Richard L. Altstatt
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Richard "Hawk" Altstatt produces radiation models and performs radiation engineering for military and civilian purposes. He has four degrees in "fire" and is widely published on radiation effects topics. He is an Eagle Claw sensei, an excellent swordsman, and an expert on fire. Follow his Mad Science at madsci.us.
  • Yoshitaka Amano
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Yoshitaka Amano is a celebrated artist and a renowned figure in animation (Vampire Hunter D), videogame design (Final Fantasy), illustration, and popular art.
  • Chace Ambrose
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Chace Ambrose is an up and coming actor in the low budget film industry. He's acted in Cutting Room (by Pendulum Pictures) and PsychoHolocaust (by Lazarus Entertainment). He also plays Randall Biggens in the upcoming Super Tromette Action Movie Go!, on which he was also assistant director.
  • Tony Amendola
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tony Amendola is best known for his recurring role as the Jaffa master Bra'tac in Stargate SG-1.  He can also be seen in ABC's hit show Once Upon a Time playing Geppetto/Marco.
  • Sara Amis
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Sara has been a professional psychic for ten years. She teaches workshops on psychic development and Tarot all over the Southeast, and also teaches introductory Wicca classes.
  • Lou Anders
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lou Anders is the Hugo Award winning editorial director of Pyr Books (www.pyrsf.com), as well as a Chesley Award winning art director. He is the World Fantasy, Locus, Shirley Jackson, and Philip K. Dick award nominated editor of nine critically-acclaimed anthologies.
  • Douglas Arthurs Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Douglas is a renowned Tolkien scholar whose expertise in the textual history and evolution of Tolkien's Middle-Earth has led to the inclusion of his essays in most of the English-language editions since 1987.
  • Gillian Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Gillian Anderson is an American actress. After beginning her career in theatre, Anderson achieved international recognition for her role as Special Agent Dana Scully on the American television series The X-Files.
  • James W. Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Jim mostly writes horror and has a few SF works in progress; he also heads Baron's Haven Freehold, Inc., a planned year-round medieval community with castle, village, and crafts.
  • Kevin J. Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kevin J Anderson, the #1 international bestselling author of nearly a hundred novels, is best known for his Dune novels coauthored with Brian Herbert, his Star Wars and X-Files novels, and his Saga of Seven Suns series.
  • Loni Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Loni Anderson is an American actress best known for the role of Jennifer Marlowe on the television sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati.
  • Matt Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Matt's comic strip Lemmings has been featured for years in several newspapers in the Southeast. He is also editorial cartoonist for the Carolina Morning News.
  • Melody Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Melody Anderson is best know for her role in Flash Gordon.
  • Murphy Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Murphy is one of the all-time great comic artists. His career spans over 50 years, and includes characters as diverse as Hawkman, the Atomic Knights, and Buck Rogers.
  • Richard Dean Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Richard Dean Anderson is best known for his roles as MacGyver and Jack O'Neill in Stargate SG-1.
  • Zachary William Anderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Zachary Anderson is the dean and inventor of Mad Scientist University, a card game published by Atlas Games. Mad Scientist University has been nominated for "party game of the year" by Games Magazine. Zachary and Atlas are working together on Spring Break.
  • Katharine Anderson-Davila
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Katharine is now the editor-in-chief for WomenGamers.com. She's written award-winning editorials in print journalism; her work includes a PBS project for Bill Moyers.
  • Vanessa Angel
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Vanessa Angel is best remembered for playing the role of Lisa on the Weird Science TV series.
  • David Ankrum
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] David Ankrum was the voice of Wedge Antilles in Star Wars: A New Hope. Despite his limited screen time in the films, Wedge is one of the franchise's most popular characters among devoted fans.
  • Stephen L. Antczak
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Stephen L. Antczak has four books from Edge Science Fiction (www.edgewebsite.com) in 2009, including new novel, The Oracle Paradox; new collection, Edgewise; the re-issues of his novel, God Drug; and the collection, Daydreams Undertaken. His comic book, Arkadian, has been optioned by Hong Kong based FilmOrient for a feature film.
  • Piers Anthony
    [**Past** Guests in 1991] One of the most prolific SF and fantasy authors the 20th century will ever see, Piers has established legions of fans worldwide.
  • Apollo Smile
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] A multimedia idol and pop performer (currently, with backing band Rockbot), Apollo brings many worlds together as a "Live Action Anime Girl." She's recently appeared in Law & Order and Zoolander.
  • Christopher Appel
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Christopher's illustrations have appeared in numerous gaming products and magazines, and he's also well-known for his computer game designs, including WizardryBane of the Cosmic Forge, and the Unreal line.
  • Ken Appleton
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Ken is a professional photographer and graphic designer.
  • ArcAttack
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] ArcAttack are those guys with the giant musical lightning machines and an uncanny ability to please crowds to a degree previously unheard of on mankind's planet Earth.
  • Lee Arenberg
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lee Arenberg best known for his portrayal of, "ELLO' POPPET!" pirate in Walt Disney's blockbusters, Pirates of the Caribbean.  He currently appears on ABC's Once Upon a Time as Grumpy.
  • Carmen Argenziano
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] An award winning actor, Carmen has appeared in over 50 films. For the past six years, Carmen has portrayed Jacob Carter/Selmak in Stargate SG1 on Sci-Fi.
  • Angelique Armae
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Angelique Armae's writings have garnered numerous awards and nominations. Her first book, Come the Night, made Fictionwise's Best of the Best list, rounding out the top five best selling dark fantasy books of the year.
  • Ben Armstrong
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] This twisted horror show host has an Emmy nomination for Tales from 6 Feet Under and a Telly Award for The True Netherworld Story of the Harvestman. In recent years he has hosted many events and spent his spare time creating evil scenarios and vile experiences for Netherworld Haunted House.
  • Dave Arneson
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Dave Arneson is a legendary figure in the gaming world, ranging back to the earliest days of Dungeons and Dragons. He received a Special Origins Award as a Father of Roleplaying Games in 1983.
  • Heidi Arnhold
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Heidi Arnhold is the illustrator for Tokyopop's Legends of the Dark Crystal, which hit shelves in November 2007. Since then, she has also contributed to Star Trek Uchu (also published by Tokyopop).
  • Douglas Arthurs
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Fans of Stargate SG-1 know Douglas best as the powerful System Lord, Heru’ur. Besides Stargate, he has acted in television episodes of Cold SquadHarsh RealmThe X-Files, and Highlander. Recent film credits include The Chronicles of Riddick and The Butterfly Effect.
  • Catherine Asaro
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Catherine Asaro is a bestselling writer and dancer/singer. Winner of the Nebula for The Quantum Rose, she has 24 novels out. Her upcoming book, Diamond Star (Baen), is about a rock star in the future. Starflight Music is releasing the book's soundtrack, Diamond Star, by the band Point Valid.
  • Aaron Ashmore
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Aaron Ashmore is perhaps best known for his roles in American TV shows, as Jimmy Olsen in Smallville and as Steve Jinks in Warehouse 13.
  • Robert Asprin
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Robert Asprin is best known for the Mythadventures of Aahz and Skeeve, the Phule novels, and editing the groundbreaking Thieves World anthology series with Lynn Abbey.
  • Sean Astin
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Sean Astin is most famous for his film roles as Mikey in The Goonies, the title character of Rudy, Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Drew Barrymore's steroid-juiced brother in 50 First Dates.
  • David Atchison
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] David Atchison is a writer whose work has appeared in a variety of mediums. He co-created and writes the Occult Crimes Taskforce with actress Rosario Dawson and illustrator Tony Shasteen thru Image Comics. The OCT was recently optioned by Dimension Films. Atchison serves as story consultant and co-producer on the film project.
  • William Atherton
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] William Atherton has starred in motion pictures, on Broadway, and on television. He first achieved international prominence starring in Steven Spielberg's directorial debut, The Sugarland Express, followed by John Schlesinger's classic, The Day of the Locust.
  • Peter Atkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Peter wrote three of the Hellraiser movies and also created Wishmaster for Wes Craven. In addition, Peter is an author and musician and gigs regularly with his band in LA.
  • Tom Atkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Veteran stage and screen actor Tom Atkins has been in The Fog, Escape From New York, Halloween III, Creepshow, and Two Evil Eyes. Some of his many television appearances include a recurring role on HBO's Oz, Rockford Files, Xena, The Heist, Serpico, and Lou Grant.
  • Atlanta Radio Theatre Company
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Since 1984, the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company has been performing and broadcasting dramatic audio - fully sound-scaped audio drama. We like to think that what we do is classic "old-time radio," as it would sound with today's technology and dramatic techniques.
  • Johnny Atomic
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Johnny just finished the pulp crime thriller Temple & Nash (with Ron Fortier, and Matt Ryan) and is the art director (and lead artist) of the successful and controversial RipperOpoly.
  • Stella Atrium
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Stella Atrium offers her debut science fiction story The Goulep; the sequel, Heartstone will be out in Spring, 1999.
  • Attention System
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] ATTENTION SYSTEM’s dystopian-futuristic theme has hybridized the three-in-the-morning dance music they love with guitars and drums they can’t seem to put down. Their ultra-high-energy live shows have generated regional buzz enticing critics and fans alike to frantically pump their fists as much as grind down on their partner.
  • Rene Auberjonois
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Rene Murat Auberjonois (born June 1, 1940) is an American actor, known for portraying Father Mulcahy in the movie version of M*A*S*H and for creating a number of characters in long-running television series, including Clayton Endicott III on Benson (for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award), Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and attorney Paul Lewiston on Boston Legal.
  • Joellyn Auklandus
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Joellyn has been part of WaRP Graphics since 1983; since then, she has added Kahvi and The Wild Hunt to her roster.
  • Jeff Austin
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Jeff Austin has worked in the comics field for thirteen years. His inks appear in Faust, Nightvision, The Renegade, Big Bang Comics, and Cuda. His pencils appear in FemForce, Whiz Kids, and more. Lately, he has produced artwork for several movies, mocking-up comic covers to be used as props and promotional posters.
  • Stephen Austin
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Stephen Austin is a professional comedian and actor best remembered by fans of sci-fi as the "Pak'Ma'Ra Ambassador" on the hit series, Babylon 5.
  • Erick Avari
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Erick Avari's credits include leading roles in films from Kevin Reynold's cult classic The Beast of War, as well as commercial megahits such as Planet of the ApesStargate SG-1Independence Day, and The Mummy. His comedic skills have landed him starring roles in For Love or Money and Woody Allen's only TV film, Don't Drink The Water.
  • Chris Avellone
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chris Avellone is Creative Director of Obsidian Entertainment, having contributed to some of the groundbreaking RPGs of the past 20 years.
  • Brian Avenet-Bradley
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Brian is a director/writer/producer at a major production company whose research into comets and asteroids resulted in the documentary Fire from the Sky.
  • Jared Axelrod
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Jared Axelrod is a frequently published short story author, puppeteer, and circus performer, as well as the creator of popular Voice of Free Planet X and Aliens You Will Meet podcasts. Recently, Jared has been using his costume and sculptural expertise designing and building puppets for live shows of AYWM.
  • Ayria
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jennifer Parkin, creator of electronic music project Ayria and an icon in the underground scene. Her music combines electro, pop, industrial, 80s, aggressive beats, and haunting melodies - all packaged with futuristic striking feminine visuals. With CD #4 on the way, Plastic Makes Perfect, Jennifer continues intensively touring the globe with energy packed performances!
  • Sanam Azeem
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sanam is an Atlanta-based dancer, choreographer, and teacher specialized in Eastern dance styles including Bollywood dance, Pakistani Folk dance (Balochi, Punjabi, Pashto and Sindhi), Middle Eastern dance, Afghani dance, Persian dance, and Gypsy dance. To learn more about Sanam visit www.sanamstudios.com

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  • E.T. Babinski
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Editor of “Cretinism or Evilution”. Author of Leaving The Fold: Testimonies of Former Fundamentalists.
  • Morena Baccarin
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Morena starred in the television show Firefly and Serenity film. She has also provided the voice for Black Canary in multiple episodes of the animated series Justice League Unlimited and appears as the re-occurring character Adria in Stargate SG-1.
  • Catherine Bach
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] In 1979, Catherine Bach shot to notoriety as Daisy Duke on the original series, The Dukes of Hazzard. She also appeared in films Cannonball Run 2, Nutt House, and in the TV series African Skies.
  • Bach on a Hook
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Bach on a Hook's Marty Matteson has a Bachelors and a Masters in Viola Performance, and has played in orchestras and chamber groups. With his accompanying musicians, he creates a fusion of classical music and modern sounds.
  • Dian Bachar
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Dian played the horny, flesh-eating George Noon in Cannibal: The Musical and also stars as Squeak Scolari in BASEketball.
  • Steve Bacic
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Steve is best known as Telemachus Rhade on the series Andromeda.
  • Peter Bagge
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Peter Bagge is artist and writer on Hate, one of the most popular alternative comics. His chronicle of the Bradley family has won wide acclaim, and his smooth linework has graced the covers of numerous CDs and magazines. Peter got his start editing Weirdo magazine for the legendary Robert Crumb in the 1980s, and Crumb will illustrate Peter's satire of the "Cathy" comic strip in Hate #27. Between Weirdo and Hate, Peter wrote and drew Neat Stuff for Fantagraphics (who also publish Hate).
  • Mark Bagley
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mark Bagley is an American comic book artist. He has worked for Marvel Comics and DC Comics on such titles as The Amazing Spider-Man, ThunderboltsNew Warriors, and Ultimate Spider-Man.
  • Laura Bailey
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Laura Bailey has been active in the Dallas theater community for over three years, and has voiceover credits in Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball, Blue Gender, and the upcoming Yu Yu Hakusho.
  • Brian Bailie
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Brian Bailie is a senior illustrator for the Defense Dept. and former illustrator for NASA at the Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA. He is involved with the animated segments of the Emmy-winning show, The SCI Files, as well as other freelance credits.
  • Bob Baker
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Bob Baker is the creator of Of Mind and Soul and the creator/writer/artist of the hit new series Wynd from Rage Comics.
  • Danhiel Baker
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Danhiel Baker is an expert on Usenet with a particular focus on spam and the DMCA.  He has worked in the industry for over 10 years and is currently the Chief Usenet Administrator for Supernews.com.
  • Kenny Baker
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Kenny portrays Star Wars' R2D2 in the first and second trilogies, plus many other roles (remember Willow, or Fidget in Time Bandits?)
  • Linda P. Baker
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Linda is the author of The Irda and, with Nancy Varian Berberick, Tears of the Night Sky, both set in the Dragonlance fantasy world, and has had numerous shorter fiction pieces published.
  • Michael Baker
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Over recent years, Michael’s expertise and involvement in the paranormal field has flourished. He has worked with, instructed, and consulted for dozens of paranormal teams and investigators across the U.S. and has become a nationally recognized authority on paranormal technology, evidence analysis, and scientific investigation techniques.
  • Sala Baker
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Sala Baker is known to most Lord of the Ring fans as Sauron from The Fellowship of the Ring.
  • Shannon Baksa
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Shannon Baksa portrays Mara Jade, probably the most popular character to be developed from the "alternate universe" of Star Wars.
  • Ralph Bakshi
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Ralph Bakshi is an American director of animated and live-action films best known for the fantasy films Wizards, The Lord of the Rings, and Fire and Ice.  His debut feature film, Fritz the Cat, was the most successful independent animated feature of all time. 
  • Scott Bakula
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Scott Bakula is an American actor, best known for his role as Sam Beckett in the television series Quantum Leap, for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Television Series Drama in 1991 and was nominated for four Emmy Awards. He also had a prominent role as Captain Jonathan Archer in Star Trek: Enterprise.
  • Rob Balder
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Rob Balder first gained notoriety as the creator of the comic strip PartiallyClips (then later as author of the webcomic Erfworld). But he is also a fabulously funny and talented filk singer.
  • Adam Baldwin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Baldwin has an impressive range of over 60 feature film roles in his career so far. His most recent success has been Chuck for NBC.  Baldwin is also known widely for his role as Jayne Cobb in Joss Whedon's Firefly.
  • Greg Baldwin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] For over 10 years Greg has served in a multitude of art based positions at Insomniac Games. As a key member of the character development team, his focus has revolved around concept development, 3D modeling and production art for the Ratchet and Clank franchise on PlayStation.
  • James Baldwin
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] A working artist since 1978, James has painted designs for t-shirts and printed sportswear as well as comics.
  • Jim Balent
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Jim's the talented artist on DC Comics' monthly Catwoman series, noted for his beautiful and graceful figure work.
  • Melissa Balin
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Melissa holds several feature-film and numerous segment production credits, and produced The Attic Expeditions, which will be screened at Dragon*Con 2001.
  • Betty Ballantine
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Together with her late husband Ian, Betty Ballantine helped form Bantam Books in 1945 and Ballantine Books in 1952, becoming one of the world's first publishers of new science-fiction.
  • Philippa Jane Ballantine
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Philippa is the author of the Books of the Order series with Ace (Geist and Spectyr out now), and also the co-author of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series with Tee Morris. In June 2012 her Shifted World series with Pyr Books, begins with the first book Hunter and Fox.
  • Arthur Baltasar
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Art is a Chicago artist and has been self-publishing comics (as Electric Milk Comics) since 1994.
  • Jamie Bamber
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jamie Bamber is a  British actor known most widely for his roles as Lee Adama on Battlestar Galactica and Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin on the ITV series Law & Order: UK
  • Charles Band
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Founder of Full Moon Features and the most important figure in independent video distribution, Charles Band is the producer of over 250 films and the director of 25, including the B-movie classic, Trancers.
  • L.A. Banks
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] L.A. Banks is a NY Times and USA Today best-selling author with over 30 novels to her credit and several film/TV to novel projects under her belt.
  • Kevin Bankston
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Kevin Bankston is a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (www.eff.org), the nation's premiere digital civil liberties organization. 
  • Adrienne Barbeau
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Film, television, and Broadway star, concert stage and recording artist, Adrienne Barbeau's career spans 40 years and is still evolving.
  • Christina Barber
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Christina Barber is an award-winning author of speculative fiction works noted for their dark tones. Her works focus on the paranormal and dark forces of evil. Her published books include Seely's Pond (2008), Spirits of Georgia's Southern Crescent (2008), and Greystone (2006).
  • Dave Barclay
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] David Barclay's puppeteer work in The Empire Strikes Back led to further collaboration with Frank Oz in Return of the Jedi (Jabba the Hutt), Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, and Little Shop of Horrors.
  • Bardiva
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Bardiva is a web-cam girl who uses her free site to share her adventures with the world.
  • Clive Barker
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Film-wise, he recently directed his own screenplay called The Lord of IllusionsHellraiser IV has also just recently completed production.
  • Lawrence Edward Barker
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Lawrence Barker is a member of Dark River Writers. He has published 3 novels, ~200 short stories, and ~50 poems in the genres of horror and dark fantasy.
  • Steven Barnes
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Steven is a noted author, both on his own (Street Lethal, etc.) and with Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle.
  • David G. Barnett
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Dave Barnett runs Necro Publications and Design, and also heads up the fiction editing for Bloodsongs magazine.
  • Keith Barnett
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] A comics inker, Keith Barnett has worked with companies like Dark Horse and Caliber Comics. His most recent published work is Buffy the Vampire Slayer "Lover's Walk."
  • Mike Baron
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Mike Baron has written numerous mainstream comics, including Marvel's The Punisher and DC's The Flash. He is also the co-creator of Badger, Feud, Spyke, and a number of other renowned titles.
  • Glenn Barr
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Glenn's work has been featured in a variety of comics and graphic novels such as Mad, DC Comics, and Paradox Press, as well as in a series of self published books called Heep. Barr's contribution to animation includes background styling for The Ren and Stimpy Show, Bjork's “I Miss You” video, and The New Woody Woodpecker Show.
  • C. Kevin Barrett
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dr. C. Kevin Barrett lectures on Biological and Forensic Anthropology at Ohio State University and several other colleges in Ohio. His current research focuses on estimating developmental stress in prehistoric populations from North America and Europe, including Neanderthals. His short fiction has appeared in magazines in Europe and the United States.
  • John Barrowman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Barrowman is best known as Captain Jack Harkness from the Doctor Who series as well as the spin off Torchwood.
  • Eric Basaldua
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Eric Basaldua is a mainstay of the Top Cow Universe. He started working at Top Cow in 2000 under the direct tutelage of Top Cow founder Marc Silvestri. He has since become one of the Top Guns at Top Cow.
  • James Bassett
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Jim Bassett is the author of Living Real (HarperPrism), a hard-SF look at virtual reality. He has also written various screenplays, edited three small press magazines, and serves as the editor of SFWA's Forum.
  • Jeremy A. Bastian
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jeremy Bastian is the creator, writer, and illustrator of Cursed Pirate Girl. A six-issue story arc, with 36 pages per issue, published by Olympian Publishing this April.
  • Kristin Bauer
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] American film and television actress Kristin Bauer has been in show business since her early 20's. Kristin is most known for her role as Pam, the vampire co-owner of Bon Temps' Fangtasia bar, in True Blood.
  • Wolfgang Baur
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Wolfgang Baur is, without a doubt, the most Teutonic game designer at Wizards of the Coast.
  • Peter S. Beagle
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Peter S. Beagle was born and raised in the Bronx. Thanks to classics like The Last Unicorn, A Fine and Private Place, and "Two Hearts," he is considered America's greatest living fantasist. He also wrote the episode "Sarek" for Star Trek: TNG and the animated Lord of the Rings.
  • Davey Beauchamp
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Davey Beauchamp (daveybeauchamp.com) is the creator of the Writers for Relief anthology series, the Agency 32 series, the award nominated Amazing Pulp Adventures Podcast (pulpadventures.net) along with Podcasting’s Rich Sigfrit, and Gallifrey Pirate Radio a show dedicated to Doctor Who (gallifreypirateradio.com).
  • Frederick Beaudoin
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Frederick is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he studied fiction writing with Harry Crews, Nelson Algren, and other writers. His current novel is The Gender Wars: Cloned to Perfection.
  • Trace Beaulieu
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Trace Beaulieu was a founding writer/performer on Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) , playing Dr. Forrester and Crow for the show's first seven seasons as well as the feature film version of MST.
  • Jim Beaver
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jim Beaver is an American stage, film, and television actor, playwright, screenwriter, and film historian. He is perhaps most familiar to worldwide audiences as the gruff but tenderhearted prospector Ellsworth on the HBO Western drama series Deadwood.  He currently portrays Bobby Singer in the CW television series Supernatural.
  • Bedlam Bards
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] The Bedlam Bards create loud, foot-stomping, beer-swilling, laugh-your-ass-off Celtic music inspired by Firefly, Battlestar Galactica, piracy, and of course, traditional Irish drinking binges. Best known as the premier bards of the Browncoat movement, they have also been named Renfaire Band of the Year.
  • Doug Beekman
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Artist and cover illustrator.
  • Cari Begle
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Cari Begle is Stardock Entertainment's senior game developer. Over the past ten years, she has worked on eight games or expansion packs. She was the lead developer on the acclaimed Galactic Civilizations series and is one of the few female lead developers in the game industry.
  • Brendan Beiser
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Brendan Beiser portrayed Agent Pendrall on The X-Files.
  • Michelle Belanger
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Beloved psychic from TV's Paranormal State, Michelle is also an author and renown expert on vampires in fiction, folklore, and popular culture.
  • Julie Bell
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Julie Bell is an American painter. A fantasy artist and wildlife artist, she is a former bodybuilder and fantasy model for her husband, painter Boris Vallejo.
  • Bella Morte
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] By combining electronics, graveyard ballads, emotive storytelling, and unique guitar riffs, Bella Morte have developed a style that is solely their own, which is aided by the talents of Andy Deane, who studied opera for five years.
  • Tory Belleci
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Tory Belleci is a member of the MythBusters build team.
  • Belljar
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Belljar, the Atlanta based progressive/alternative band, employs a combination of acoustic guitar, fretless bass, tribal rhythms, electric guitar, and powerful vocals.
  • Joel Laurent Bellucci
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] A card-carrying jack-of-all-trades, Joel Laurent Bellucci is a marine scientist, actor, and visual effects artist. He's the visual effects supervisor for Star Trek: New Voyages and has a leading role in its soon-to-be-released spin-off, Star Trek: First Voyages.
  • Veronica Belmont
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Veronica is the co-host of The Sword and Laser with Tom Merritt, as well as several other geek and tech-themed video shows and podcasts.
  • The Belmont Playboys
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] The Belmont Playboys are an Atlanta-based rockabilly band who play frequent shows in the Atlanta area, often at the fabled Star Community Bar in Little Five Points.
  • Robert Beltran
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Robert Beltran is an American actor, known for his role as Commander Chakotay on Star Trek: Voyager.
  • James Belyeu
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James currently holds the position of Vice President of Social Marketing at Afterlight Pictures.
  • Dirk Benedict
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Dirk Benedict is best-known for his roles on Battlestar Galactica and The A-Team, but he's also acted on Broadway, written two books, and written/directed a feature film.
  • Dirk Benedict
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dirk Benedict is an American movie, television, and stage actor, perhaps best known for playing the characters Lieutenant Templeton "Faceman" Peck in The A-Team television series and Lieutenant Starbuck in the original Battlestar Galactica film and television series.
  • Joe Benitez
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Joe Benitez began his comic-book career in 1993 as an artist for Marc Silvestri’s Top Cow Studio at Image Comics. While at Top Cow he co-created and penciled the series Weapon Zero and the miniseries Magdalena: Blood Divine for the company. He took over the reins on Silvestri and Garth Ennis' highly successful and fan favorite title The Darkness. He stepped out on his own as a creator with the 6 issue miniseries Wraithborn that was published by Wildstorm in 2005.
  • Ryan Benjamin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ryan Benjamin is a comic book artist/illustrator/3D artist known for his work on WildCats,  X-MenStar WarsSpawnCaptain AmericaIron Man, Batman Beyond, and many more.
  • Erik J Benner
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Eric J. Benner is the Science Track solar scope "guy," has worked as a professional telescope operator, owns an observatory, and has done rocket talks at Dragon*Con in previous years.
  • Steve Bennett
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Steve Bennett is a Tezuka Award Winning Artist & Former Animator in Japan.
    Additionally, he is former artist & part owner of Studio Ironcat L.L.C. manga publisher.
  • Amber Benson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Amber Benson is an actor, filmmaker, and novelist. Best known for her work as Tara Maclay on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, she’s the author of the Calliope Reaper-Jones series and the children’s ghost story, Among The Ghosts. She is also the co-director the feature film, Drones.
  • Julie Benz
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Star of cult classics such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Roswell, Benz has never been one to shy away from the challenging roles, and can most recently be seen on ABC's No Ordinary Family.
  • Bob Bergen
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Bob Bergen is an American voice actor. He is the current voice of Porky Pig, having performed the character in Tiny Toon Adventures, Space Jam, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, and the Duck Dodgers TV show, and he also hosted Jep!, a kids' version of the popular game show Jeopardy!.
  • Elaine Bergstrom
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Elaine Bergstrom has written a number of gothic horror books including, Shattered Glass, the first in a series of vampire novels for Berkley/Jove to be followed by Blood Alone, Blood Rites, and Daughter of the Night.
  • Steve Berman
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Steve Berman's editing and writing endeavors have earned him nominations for the Andre Norton Award, Gaylactic Spectrum Award, and Lambda Literary Awards. His gothic YA novel, Vintage, was on the Rainbow List sponsored by the American Library Association's GLBT-Roundtable.
  • Pierre Bernard
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Pierre Bernard is the graphic artist from Conan on TBS. Pierre also worked on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.  He is known for the “Recliner of Rage,” as well as other comedy appearances on the shows.
  • Evan J. Bernstein
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Evan Bernstein is the co-host of The Skeptic's Guide to the Universe radio show.
  • Jon Bernthal
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jon Bernthal is an American actor, best known for his role on the AMC television series The Walking Dead.
  • Mark F. Berry
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] A writer-historian on classic sci-fi, fantasy, and horror movies and the fascinating people behind them, Mark  F. Berry authored The Dinosaur Filmography, the critically acclaimed, definitive history of dino-cinema. His revealing interviews and retrospectives continue to feature in such venues as Video Watchdog, Filmfax, Monsters from the Vault, HorrorShow, and Prehistoric Times.
  • Michael Berryman
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Late 1970s horror genre icon whose best known for his creepy performance as "Pluto" in the uncompromising Wes Craven horror film The Hills Have Eyes.
  • Laura Bertram
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Laura's credits include the TV series Ready or Not, Are You Afraid of the Dark, Seasons of Love, and Andromeda as Trance Gemini, and the movies Night of the Twisters and Dear America: So Far From Home. She is now a series regular on Robson Arms.
  • James Bickert
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] James and his partner Randy Hill wrote, produced, directed, and edited the 16mm cult feature Dumpster Baby.
  • Michael Connell Biehn
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Michael Connell Biehn is an American actor best known for his roles in Hollywood science fiction-action films such as The Terminator, Aliens, and The Abyss.
  • Paul Bielaczyc
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Paul Bielaczyc is a fantasy artist/illustrator working for such companies as Dragonlance, White Wolf, and Apex Digest.  Last year his work, Nightmare, won the Chesley Award for Best Monochrome Unpublished.
  • Cliff Biggers
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] While Cliff has written comics professionally for Dark Horse, Tekno, and other companies, he has written about comics for most of his professional career.
  • Gina Biggs
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Gina Biggs is the creator of the romance webcomic, Red String, published by Dark Horse Comics. Gina also runs the all-female indy press group, Strawberry Comics, which focuses on tales of love and romance.
  • Richard Biggs
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Richard is best-known to SF audiences as Dr. Steven Franklin on Babylon 5. He trained with the distinguished John Houseman and has numerous theatrical credits.
  • John Billingsley
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] John Billingsley is an American actor known for a number of memorable TV and film characters, perhaps his most notable being the role of Doctor Phlox on the television series Star Trek: Enterprise.
  • Aaron Bilodeau
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Aaron Bilodeau is one of the Midwest's rising stars in the filk (fannish folk singing) community.
  • Tom Biondolillo
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Comic artist, illustrator, concept artist, and a writer. He's worked on graphic novels, games, and animations for Dark Horse, Caliber, Desperado Press, Image Comics, TSR, White Wolf, WOTC, SJGames, FASA, Artisan Ent., Hasbro, etc. Currently working on a graphic novel of Walter Miller's classic science-fiction novel: A Canticle For Leibowitz.
  • Jeffery Bishop
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jeffery Bishop is a gameplay programmer for CCP North America, working on Eve Online and World of Darkness.
  • Dee Bitner
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dee Bitner is a certified hypnotist, HypnoBirthing practitioner, NLP pratictitioner, and geek from a long line of geeks. She has explored hypnosis in roleplaying and loves to explain and demonstrate hypnosis to new audiences.
  • Kenn Bivins
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Kenn began in 1993 working with Marvel, DC, White Wolf Games, and Brainstorm Comics, and has found a calling illustrating children's books.
  • Claudia Black
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Claudia Black is best known for her portrayals of Aeryn Sun and Vala Mal Doran in the science fiction television series Farscape and Stargate SG-1,  respectively.
  • Clint Black
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Clint Black is Savage Worlds Core Rules Brand Manager for Pinnacle Entertainment Group. He won a Silver ENnie at GenCon 2011 for Space 1889: Red Sands. In addition to the core rules, he has worked on more than a dozen Savage Worlds projects. Clint also serves as Pinnacle's forum administrator.
  • Forrest Black
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Internationally renowned fetish rock photographer Forrest Black has recently been shooting for Skin Two, Fetish, Secret, Juggernaut, and others.
  • Holly Black
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Holly Black is the author of the bestselling Modern Faerie Tale series, which includes Tithe, Valiant, and Ironside, as well as the middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles, an adaptation of which will be released as a major motion picture in February of 2008.
  • Jaid Black
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] In addition to writing erotic paranormal romances, Jaid also collaborates on horror novels and screenplays with author Claudia Rose. Their joint pen name is Millar Black.
  • Jodi Black
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jodi Black is an award-winning game book editor for The Savage World of Solomon Kane by Pinnacle Entertainment Group (2008 Silver ENnie Best Production Value) and Mysteries of the Hollow Earth (2010 Gold ENnie for Best Roleplaying Game Supplement) by Exile Game Studio. She’s completed 22 projects in the industry.
  • Karen Black
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Karen is famous for her roles in a wide range of films - over 100 of 'em! - including the Great Gatsby, Easy Rider, and Trilogy of Terror.
  • Rod Black
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Rod is the editor and publisher of Son of Spamm! magazine (formerly S.P.A.M.M.).
  • Black Tape For A Blue Girl
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Dark rock outfit Black Tape For A Blue Girl presents a new collection of sinister character sketches performed in theatrical cabaret style. Sam Rosenthal, the group’s founder/keyboardist, is joined by vocalist Athan Maroulis (formerly of the pioneering electronic band Spahn Ranch) and dark cabaret chanteuse Nicki Jaine.
  • Richie Blackmon
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Richie Blackmon is a young artist from Mississippi, whose titles (through Across the Pond Comics) include Government Bodies and Necro-City.
  • The Blacktop Rockets
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] The Blacktop Rockets are an Atlanta-based rockabilly band who play frequent shows in the Atlanta area, notably at the Star Community Bar in Little Five Points.
  • Dr. Bob Blackwood
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Bob Blackwood, Ph.D., is a retired professor of Literature and Film from Wilbur Wright College, Chicago. Blackwood has reviewed films for such newspapers as "The Chicago Seed," "La Parola del Popolo," and the "Leader Newspapers." Currently, he is reviewing films for "The Columbia River Reader" throughout Oregon and Washington.
  • Linda Blair
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Linda Blair became a household name after her portrayal of the 14-year-old girl in The Exorcist, but her career has also extended to many other roles, including humor and stage plays.
  • Elliot Blake
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Elliot Blake is the Emmy-winning animation writer/producer of ReVisioned: Tomb Raider and the upcoming ReVisioned: Activision 2600 for GameTap.com.
  • Jerome Blake
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Born in the UK, Jerome portrayed six different characters in Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace and reprised two of the roles in Attack of the Clones. He's also appeared in The Fifth Element.
  • Paul Blake
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Paul Blake is one of two actors who portrayed the ruthless but incompetent lackey of Jabba The Hutt named Greedo. Paul has also toured with stage companies in Hong Kong, Bangkok, Jakarta, Oman, and Europe.
  • Winston Blakely
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Penciller, inker, colorist, painter, and writer for Rich Buckler's Visage Studios in New York.
  • Jennifer Blanc
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jennifer Blanc joined the cast of Party of Five as Kate Bishop. She has worked on movies and TV films such as Dead Men Can't Dance and The Ride, and landed the role of Kendra on Dark Angel, starring Jessica Alba. Jennifer. She continues to act in various TV shows and indie films.
  • Blondie
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Blondie is beyond question the most famous strip - ahem, exotic dancer/poet in Atlanta.
  • Bloodhound Gang
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Geffen recording artists Bloodhound Gang played their wild and racy live set right before the Masquerade at Dragon*Con '97.
  • Bloody Mary
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Bloody Mary is a professional make-up artist, one of Hollywood's true stars, with credits ranging from Titanic and Renegade to WCW.
  • David Blue
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] David Blue is an American actor, writer, producer, and director. He is best known for his portrayal of Cliff St. Paul on Ugly Betty and Eli Wallace on the Syfy series Stargate Universe.
  • Parker Blue
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Parker Blue is the author of the Young Adult Urban Fantasy Demon Underground series for Bell Bridge Books: Bite MeTry MeFang Me, andMake Me, starring part-succubus vampire slayer Val Shapiro and her snarky telepathic hellhound, Fang.
  • Don Bluth
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] A true legend in the world of animated film, Dragon*Con is proud to welcome Don for his first-ever visit.
  • Mark Bode
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Graphic artist whose work has appeared in his own Cobalt 60 and underground comic Miami Mice.
  • Steven Boe
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Steven Boe is a producer, director, and writer. He and his wife Whitney Boe are the founders of Imaginal Cells FilmWorks in Los Angeles, California. They are here at Dragon*Con promoting their feature film Mythic Journeys. As an actor, Steven is best known for his role as the evil Cam Cutler in the Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! movie.
  • Whitney Boe
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Whitney Boe is a producer, director, and writer. She and her husband, Steven Boe, are the founders of Imaginal Cells FilmWorks in Los Angeles, California. They are here at Dragon*Con promoting their feature film, Mythic Journeys.
  • Darlene Bolesny
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Darlene Bolesny has lived overseas, worked as a firefighter/EMT, raced motorcycles, shot tournament pool, and plays with swords. The first novel of the Duanor series, Morticai’s Luck, has been released as a trade paperback by DarkStar Publishing, and the sequel, Sagril’s Tower, is in the works.
  • Brian Bolland
    [**Past** Guests in 1991] Brian Bolland is the accomplished artist on such projects as The Killing Joke, Camelot 3000, and the Judge Dredd series.
  • David Boller
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] David worked for Marvel, DC, Acclaim, and Warp Graphics before the publication of his Kaos Moon by Caliber Comics in 1996.
  • Larry Bond
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] The best-selling author of Red Phoenix, Cauldron, and Vortex, Larry also co-wrote Red Storm Rising with his good friend Tom Clancy and helped design the Harpoon war gaming series and sequels.
  • Sara Bong
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Originally trained as a classical pianist, Sara has been producing classical concerts and other events for the past 12 years.
  • M H Bonham
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] M. H. ("Maggie") Bonham is the multiple award-winning author of some 30 books, including six fantasy novels: Prophecy of Swords, Runestone of Teiwas, Lachlei, Howling Dead, The King's Champion, and Serpent Singer and Other Stories and is the editor of the anthology WolfSongs I.
  • Kammy Bonias
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Kammy is a net-published gaming and fiction writer who has been nominated for several online awards.
  • Rick Bonilla
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Rick is an illustrator and comic book artist currently working primarily for Femme Fatale Studios and Across the Pond Comics.
  • Boogie Knights
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] The Boogie Knights, performing as part of our filk track, have been entertaining audiences at sci-fi conventions and renaissance faires for many years.
  • Ted Boonthanakit
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Ted is one of Atlanta's premier art talents.
  • Autumn-Skye Boothe
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Autumn-Skye Boothe is a seven-year veteran judge for the Miss Klingon Empire pageant with over 20 years of pageant experience, including certification as a Miss America preliminary judge and the coaching of five national pageant winners since starting her business in 2000. She is also the reigning Mrs. Queen City (NC) United States 2009.
  • Ernest Borgnine
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Ernest Borgnine is an American actor of television and film. He was an unconventional lead in many films of the 1950s, including his Academy Award-winning turn in the 1955 film Marty. On television, he played Quinton McHale in the 1962-66 series McHale's Navy and costarred in the mid-1980s action series Airwolf, in addition to a wide variety of other roles. Borgnine is also well known for his role as Mermaid Man in the animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. Borgnine earned an Emmy Award nomination at age 92 for his work on the series ER.
  • Barry Bostwick
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Barry Bostwick portrayed Randall Winston, the Mayor of New York City, in the sitcom Spin City opposite Michael J. Fox and his successor, Charlie Sheen. Since 2004, Bostwick has had a recurring role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.  Barry has also appeared in two cult classics, portraying Brad in The Rocky Horror Picture Show and as Commander Ace Hunter in Mega Force.
  • Jackson Bostwick
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Jackson Bostwick is best known for his six-season portrayal of Captain Marvel on that #1-rated Saturday morning show; he also appeared inTron, Gus, and My Science Project.
  • Tye Bourdony
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] A comics colorist and lifelong SF fan, Tye Bourdony's satires, The Lighter Side of Sci-Fi, have been seen in the pages of Starlog and Parsec magazines as well as the Celestial Toybox.
  • Michonne Bourriague
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] A model from California, Michonne portrayed Aurra Sing, the alluring female bounty-hunter in Star Wars: Episode 1.
  • Ericka Boussarhane
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Ericka Boussarhane is known as the Oprah of the Paranormal. She began reading Tarot and channeling professionally in 2004 in new age stores, psychic festivals, and on TV. Ericka Boussarhane is an American author, radio personality, public speaker, and professional psychic medium.
  • Bruce Boxleitner
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bruce Boxleitner is an American actor and science fiction writer. He is best known for his leading roles in the television series How the West Was WonBring 'Em Back AliveScarecrow and Mrs. King (with Kate Jackson), and Babylon 5.
  • Billy Boyd
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Billy Boyd is a Scottish actor and musician most widely known for playing the character Peregrin "Pippin" Took in the film adaptations of The Lord of the Rings and Barret Bonden in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.
  • Donna Boyd
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Donna is the author of one hundred novels. Her latest, The Passion, is a wonderfully new look at werewolves.
  • Paul Boyer
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Paul Boyer, known online as Mormegil, is a graphic designer with over 17 years of experience. He is currently a full-time video game artist/designer.
  • Berl Boykin
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Berl is a playwright, radio producer, and actor, especially known for his nationally-broadcast Horror House radio series.
  • Ray Bradbury
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] The legendary Ray Bradbury is among the finest SF, fantasy, and horror writers this world will ever know.
  • Dr. John E. Bradford
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Bradford is President of SpaceWorks Engineering in Atlanta. His expertise is in systems integration, multidisciplinary optimization, and power/propulsion for future space concepts. Recent projects have included heavy-lift configuration options for NASA’s SLS, Air Force support on Reusable Booster System demonstrator, and designs for NASA-AFRL Joint Systems Study.
  • Doug Bradley
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Doug Bradley is probably most famous for his role as Hellraiser's Pinhead - Dark Prince of Pain, Angel of Suffering, Leviathan's Lord of the Damned.
  • Tim Bradstreet
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Timothy Bradstreet has been illustrating role-playing games, comics, cards, and books for well over ten years now, and is still going strong!
  • Michael Brady
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Michael Brady is an anime voice actor, having appeared in Crusher Joe, Elf Princess Raine, and Blue Submarine No. 6, and most recently, the latest Lone Wolf and Cub feature.
  • Tom Braidwood
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Tom Braidwood is best known for his role of lone gunman Melvin Frohike on The X-Files.
  • Billy Bramer
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Billy Bramer is a gameplay programmer at Epic Games. He is currently hard at work on Epic's newest project, Fortnite, where his primary focus is implementing the game's unique building and structure editing system.
  • Brazen Angel
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Brazen Angel is a high energy act that loves the music they play! Their music can be best described as melodic heavy metal with seriously catchy choruses. They have performed at many music establishments around Atlanta including, when it existed, The Cotton Club and most recently The Masquerade.
  • Jennie Breeden
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jennie Breeden is the creator of the online journal comic The Devil's Panties.
  • Nicholas Brendon
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Nicholas Brendon is best known to audiences as Xander on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  His film credits include Psycho Beach Party, and Blood on the Highway.  He recurs on Criminal Minds, guest starred on Private Practice, and starred on Kitchen Confidential. He's co-creator of the webcomic Very Bad Koalas.
  • Heather Brewer
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Heather Brewer is the New York Times bestselling author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series, The Slayer Chronicles series, and The Legacy of Tril series. As you can plainly see, she likes series. And world domination.
  • Beau Bridges
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Beau Bridges is an award-winning actor who has portrayed a myriad of characters during his successful career spanning more than four decades. Part of a preeminent Hollywood acting dynasty, he started at a young age and has worked virtually non-stop in his profession ever since.
  • Bill Bridges
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bill Bridges is Senior Content Designer at CCP/White Wolf. He is the co-creator of Holistic Design’s Fading Suns science fiction universe, and was the lead designer of the Storytelling system rules for White Wolf's World of Darkness games. He is an advisor for the Mythic Imagination Institute.
  • John Bridges
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Currently a concept artist at CCP/White Wolf, John Bridges has many years of experience as an illustrator for games, comics, and advertising projects.
  • John Bridges
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Bridges is a concept and storyboard artist in the game industry.
  • John Brightman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Brightman, founder of New England Paranormal Research, has been investigating for nearly a decade. John’s outstanding research and state-of-the-art precision to gather evidence has led him to being featured on shows world-wide.
  • Rik Briscoe
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Rik's an aerospace materials tester, writer, and comics writer from South Carolina.
  • Poppy Z. Brite
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Poppy has written the novels Lost Souls and Drawing Blood and is the editor of the anthology Love In Vein.
  • Clifford Broadway
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Cliff and his writing partner, Carlene Cordova, conceived and wrote Ringers: Lord of the Fans, in which he also supplies several character voices.
  • Brom
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Brom's fantastic artwork has graced book-covers, games, and film production designs (like Sleepy Hollow, Galaxy Quest, and Scooby Doo). He's now entering the 3-D realm as well.
  • Darwin Bromley
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Darwin Bromley is a game designer and former president of Mayfair Games. He designed Empire Builder (with Bill Fawcett), Express, and other strategy games for Mayfair Games. He is also a notable game collector and former game industry leader.
  • Avery Brooks
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Avery Brooks is an accomplished stage, television, and film actor best known for his role as Benjamin Sisko in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He is the only actor to appear in all 173 episodes of the series, and has also directed several episodes. In addition, he played Benny Russell in the episodes "Far Beyond the Stars" and "Shadows and Symbols." He also voiced Sisko in the games Star Trek: Deep Space Nine---Harbinger and Star Trek: Legacy.
  • Brett Brooks
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Co-publisher of Comics Debut with both Ward Batty and Cliff Biggers.
  • David Allen Brooks
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] David has appeared in a number of films and television series, including Babylon 5: Crusade, The Young and the Restless, and The Kindred.
  • Mark Brooks
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mark Brooks has been a contracted artist for Marvel Comics for the last four years, working on such titles as Marvel Age, Spider-Man, Amazing Spider-Man, Ultimate Spider-Man, Cable and Deadpool, Uncanny X-Men, and New X-Men.
  • Terry Brooks
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Terry Brooks's first fantasy novel, The Sword of Shannara, became a publishing industry legend. The New York Times bestselling author has now written more than thirty books.
  • Traci Brooks
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Looking for athletic ability, beauty, real smarts, and sex appeal all rolled up into one dynamite package? Look no further than Traci Brooks! Traci, the original Knockout in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, is a gorgeous brunette grappler who has captured the attention of wrestling fans all over North America. Of course, it's Traci's glowing good looks and sexy figure that first capture the eye. But when she steps into the ring to display her wrestling skills, that's when heads really start to turn.
  • Michael Broom
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Michael's lavish use of pencils, garish layout style, and use of lines brings a truly singular sense of mayhem to each new project he does, from comic penciling to haunted-house prop design.
  • Mike Brotherton
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mike Brotherton is a hard science fiction writer and author of Star Dragon and Spider Star. He is also a professional astronomer at the University of Wyoming and runs the Launch Pad workshop. See his blog at www.mikebrotherton.com.
  • Ben Browder
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Browder is best known for his role as John Crichton on Farscape and can most recently be seen in Stargate SG-1 as Lieutenant Colonel Cameron Mitchell.
  • Anne Brown
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Anne Brown has designed half a dozen game products including "Ship of Horror" (an adventure for the Ravenloft setting), written several articles, co-authored two novels, and written the Endless Quest novel Bigby's Curse.
  • Beau Brown
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Beau Brown is one of Atlanta's most prolific puppet artists. He is Carl from The Sci-Fi Janitors and the producer of the Dragon*Con Puppet Slam.
  • Jim Brown
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jim Brown is an industry veteran with over a decade of experience in the computer and video game industry. Jim has directed Epic's development teams as Lead Level Designer over most of the multimillion-selling, award-winning Unreal series and the blockbuster Gears of War franchise.
  • Julie Caitlin Brown
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Julie Caitlin Brown portrayed Na'Toth on the legendary SF TV series Babylon 5. She has numerous other TV, film, and stage acting credits as well as a continuing musical career.
  • Lori Lipman Brown
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Lori Lipman Brown is a lawyer, an educator, and a former Nevada State Senator who now directs The Secular Coalition for America. In this position, she is the first congressional lobbyist explicitly representing nontheistic Americans (atheists, humanists, naturalists, skeptics, agnostics, etc.)
  • Matthew J. Brown
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Matthew J. Brown, Ph.D is a professional scholar of comics and popular culture and a professor of philosophy at The University of Texas at Dallas. He has presented at San Diego Comic-Con and Dragon*Con and has organized an academic conference at Dragon*Con since 2008.
  • Phil Brown
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Phil has appeared in numerous films and TV series including The Martian Chronicles, Superman: The Movie, and Star Wars: A New Hope.
  • Steven Brown
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Steve has owned his own comic book and game store for seventeen years and has worked on movies as a locations manager and script writer. He has been a writer and game designer for over twelve years.
  • Phil Brucato
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] A professional scribe since 1989, Phil's credits include fiction in various magazines and anthologies and more than 60 projects for White Wolf.
  • David Bruckner
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David Bruckner is an independent writer and director best known for pulling off super low budget horror flicks The Signal and recently V/H/S.
  • Sandra Bruckner
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Sandra is Editor/Publisher of The Zocalo Today and has other writing credits in the Babylon 5 and Crusade pantheon.
  • Robert Brun
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Robert Brun has been a professional illustrator since 1981, producing commercial illustrations as the owner of Independent Pencil Company.
  • Amy Bruni
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Amy Bruni is a TAPS team member and can be seen on the Syfy series Ghost Hunters.
  • Frank Brunner
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] A legendary artist and illustrator, Frank Brunner's career started at age 20 in 1969, and he's been drawing, writing, and painting ever since.
  • Chris Bruno
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Chris Bruno is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Sheriff Walt Bannerman on the USA Network television series The Dead Zone.
  • Stan Bruns
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Stan Bruns is founder of the Dreamsmiths Artist Guild and a frequent lecturer and instructor in graphic illustration at the Hunter Museum of Art in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • Brian Brushwood
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Brian Brushwood is the host of "Scam School" and several other award-winning podcasts, but his day job is touring colleges nationwide with his bizarre magic show, wherein he eats fire, sticks nails in his eyes, and generally makes audience freak out.
  • Ginjer Buchanan
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Ginjer's current title is Editor-in-Chief Ace/Roc Books. Authors she has worked with include Charlaine Harris, S.M Stirling, Katherine Kurtz, and Julie Kenner.
  • Douglas Buck
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Douglas produced the short film Cutting Moments, is continuing in the same vein with Home, and is also working with Lloyd Kaufman on Terror Firma.
  • Tobias S. Buckell
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Tobias S. Buckell is a Caribbean-born speculative fiction writer. He has published over 30 short stories in various magazines and anthologies. His first two novels, Crystal Rain and Ragamuffin, were published by Tor Books, his third is coming Summer 2008.
  • Rich Buckler
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Rich Buckler has drawn every major character in the Marvel and DC Universes and he created Deathlok, the first cyborg in comics. Rich is also the author of two books, How to Become a Comic Book Artist and How to Draw Superheroes.
  • Rich Buckler, Jr.
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Rich Buckler, Jr. has worked as a penciller, inker, and writer.
  • M.M. Buckner
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] M.M. Buckner is the author of Hyperthought, a work of speculative science fiction about a future Earth devastated by global warming. Her next two SF novels will be published by Penguin Putnam/Ace in 2004 and 2005.
  • Robert Buettner
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Robert Buettner’s Orphanage, 2004 Quill Award nominee for Best SF/Fantasy/Horror novel, was called the Post-9/11 generation’s Starship Troopers. Baen released his seventh novel, Undercurrents, in July, 2011. A former intelligence officer, paleontologist, and lawyer, Robert lives in Georgia with his family and more bikes than a grownup needs.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Lois McMaster Bujold is best known for her series of novels featuring Miles Vorkosigan, a physically-impaired interstellar spy and mercenary admiral from the planet Barrayar, set approximately 1000 years in our future. Bujold is one of the most acclaimed writers in her field, having won the prestigious Hugo Award for best novel four times, matching Robert A. Heinlein's record.
  • Jeremy Bulloch
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Jeremy Bulloch portrays the bounty hunter Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, and has also appeared in everything from Doctor Who to James Bond films.
  • Jason Bulmahn
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jason Bulmahn is the Lead Designer of Paizo Publishing, LLC and the designer of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, as well as a number of award winning RPG supplements.
  • Roger Bumpass
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Roger Bumpass is an talented voice actor with credits in cartoons and video games stretching back to 1962.
  • Bob Burden
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Creator of Flaming Carrot, the world's first surrealist superhero, along with the spinoff Mysterymen, about second string, wannabe super heroes, which was made into a major motion picture. Most recently, Bob, along with Rick Geary and Steve Oliff, brought the award winning Gumby comic series to fruition.
  • Chesya Burke
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Chesya Burke has published multiple short stories and articles, several appearing in the AANB published by Harvard/Oxford University Press. In 2012, film production will begin on The Light of Cree, based on her story published by Kensington Publishing. Her short story collection, Let’s Play White, debuted earlier this year.
  • Robert Meyer Burnett
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Robert Meyer Burnett is a director, writer, and editor with several varied industry credits, including Star Trek: The Experience at the Las Vegas Hilton.
  • Erik S Burnham
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] The short and varied career of writer/artist Erik S. Burnham has seen his Nick Landime stories published by Shooting Star Comics, work with the Gene Simmons line at IDW, adaptation work through Elfin Kids (a division of Kalyani Publishing), and various small-time projects in other media.
  • Alex Burns
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Alex is the Publisher Emeritus of Drawl, Atlanta's comics newspaper; he also draws "Access Atlanta" for Creative Loafing.
  • James Burns
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James Burns specializes in autobiographical and political comics. He has lectured internationally about comics, politics, and the nexus between the two.
  • Laura A. Burns
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Laura Burns has been a contract engineer on NASA missions since 1998. She spent the summer of 2007 in Beijing at the International Space University and has returned to ISU as a Guest Lecturer. She is the head of the Parsec Awards Steering Committee and has lent her voice to several podcasts.
  • Patrick Burns
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Patrick Burns is a paranormal investigator, author, film maker, and star of TruTV's Haunting Evidence. In his spare time (HA!) he is a professional photographer working in the infrared light medium.
  • LeVar Burton
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] LeVar Burton is an American actor, director, and author who first came to prominence portraying Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award-winning ABC television miniseries Roots, based on the novel by Alex Haley. He is also well known for his portrayal of Geordi La Forge on the syndicated science fiction series Star Trek: The Next Generation and as the host of the PBS children's program Reading Rainbow.
  • Matt Busch
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Regarded as one of the top entertainment illustrators, Matt Busch has made a career out of tapping into every expressive art imaginable, surprising even his die-hard fans withwhat he does next.
  • Erin Leigh Bushko
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Erin Bushko is most notably know for her work as The Jawless Zombie on AMC's The Walking Dead, appearing in both seasons of the hit tv show. She is also the co-founder and Costume Designer for Penny Dreadful Productions and has recently released the REMNANT costume line and web series.
  • Kurt Busiek
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Kurt Busiek is currently writing his own series, Astro City; two Marvel series, Iron Man and Avengers; and Thunderbolts.
  • David Bussey
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] David is currently working on the Red Hot Chili Peppers comic as well as Adventures of Blondie Strange Comix.
  • Jim Butcher
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Jim Butcher is the #1 NYT bestselling author of The Dresden Files and Codex Alera.
  • Shannon K. Butcher
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Shannon K. Butcher is an award winning romantic suspense author as well as the author of the new paranormal romance series The Sentinel Wars.
  • Jim Butler
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Appearing as part of our Electronic Frontiers Forum, Jim is a partner of Wellborn & Butler, L.L.C., with experience in hi-tech issues. He represents a wide variety of clients such as ISPs, content providers, etc.
  • Yancy Butler
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Yancy Butler is best known for her starring role on the television series Witchblade.
  • Butterfly Messiah
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Butterfly Messiah, performing on the Concourse, is poetry set to music; haunting, operatic, blissful female vocals and mystical, poetic male chants entwined with industrial dance, classical, and dark wave synthetics.
  • Nathaniel Buzolic
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Nathaniel Buzolic currently plays Kol Mikaelson in the hit series The Vampire Diaries.
  • Richard Lee Byers
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Richard's the author of over fifteen novels, the most recent of which are Soul Killer, Dark Kingdoms, and The Shattered Mask.
  • Tim Byrd
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tim Byrd is the author of Doc Wilde and The Frogs of Doom, the first novel in a pulp adventure series from G.P. Putnam's Sons.
  • John Byrne
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] John is a legendary comics illustrator, with credits ranging from Captain America and Superman to his own Next Men and Danger Unlimited.
  • Kari Byron
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Kari Byron is a member of the MythBusters build team and one awesome chick!

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  • Dean Cain
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dean Cain is an American actor, best known for his role as Clark Kent/Superman in the popular American television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
  • Fraser Cain
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today and the co-host of Astronomy Cast.
  • Rachel Caine
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Rachel Caine is the author of the internationally bestselling Morganville Vampires series, as well as the bestselling Weather Warden and Outcast Season series. Her newest series begins in 2011 with Working Stiff, the first novel of The Revivalists. Visit her website at http://www.rachelcaine.com.
  • Calabrese
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Formed in 2003 the brothers Calabese have quickly made their mark on the world -- bite marks to be exact. Spooky horror rock guaranteed to haunt your speakers!
  • Clyde Caldwell
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Clyde's artwork has graced Heavy Metal, The Savage Sword of Conan, Epic Illustrated, Dragon, and Dungeon magazines.
  • Talent Caldwell
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Artist/writer best known for his work on Aspen Comic’s Fathom: Dawn of War, Gen13, and Superman.
  • Dennis Calero
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Dennis has been illustrating book covers, comic books, and role-playing games for ten years for companies such as Marvel, DC, White Wolf, and Wizards of the Coast.
  • Marian Call
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Marian Call is an American singer-songwriter based in Anchorage, Alaska. Call has released three studio albums: Vanilla (2007), Got to Fly (2008), and Something Fierce (2011). 
  • James Callis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James Callis is a British actor who is best known for playing Dr. Gaius Baltar in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica miniseries and television series.
  • Vince Caluori
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Vince Caluori is president and chief operating officer of Wizards of the Coast and considered a major contributor to the success of the company.
  • J. Scott Campbell
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jeffrey Scott Campbell is an American comic book artist. He has had several pen names, including "Jeff Scott", but is best known as J. Scott Campbell. He rose to fame as an artist for Wildstorm Comics, though he has since done work for Marvel Comics (most notably as a cover artist on Amazing Spider-Man), and the video game industry. He resides in California.
  • Ginger Campbell, MD
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Ginger Campbell, MD is the creator and host of the "Brain Science Podcast," which has been bringing neuroscience to a worldwide audience since 2006.
  • Eric Canete
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Eric Canete is an illustrator and designer working in the animation and comic book industries. 
  • Sara Canning
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Genre fans will recognize Sara as one of the stars of the hit TV series The Vampire Diaries, which is in its second season on the CW network.
  • Brian Cano
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Brian has been documenting his adventures since 2002 as part of the paranormal documentary series, SCARED! He has appeared on the Travel Channel's series Most Terrifying Places, as well as on the morning show, AM Arizona. Brian's work has been praised in several publications, including TAPS Paramagazine and Haunted Times Magazine.
  • Joe Capobianco
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Joe Capobianco is a refined artist in the field of airbrushing and tattooing. He utilizes various techniques and mediums in order to create some of the most fascinating pinup style pieces, resembling those of the late 1950s with an added modern flair. 
  • Mike Capps
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mike is President of Epic Games, makers of Gears of WarInfinity Blade, and the Unreal Engine. He's been a lead programmer, lead writer, lead designer, and executive producer on Epic's games. He's excited to talk about Fortnite, Epic's new project, and he's co-directing the new Videogames track.
  • Nick Cardy
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Nick Cardy has been both a creative and dynamic artistic force within the comic book industry for over 60 years, from the Golden Age to the present. The Art of Nick Cardy has been nominated for an Eisner Award.
  • Jacqueline Carey
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Jacqueline Carey is the author of the critically acclaimed Kushiel's Legacy, a trilogy of historical fantasy novels concluding with the New York Times bestseller, Kushiel's Avatar.
  • Mike Carlin
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Mike is the Executive Editor at DC Comics, and hence "the man who changed Superman's costume." He is one of the most respected editors and writers in the field.
  • Linda "Brasse" Carlson
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Director, Global Community Relations for SOE Community team.
  • Pat Carlucci
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Pat Carlucci is a comic book artist whose recent projects include cards for Marvel Masterpieces 2007 and 2008, Series 1 and 2, work on Image Comic's WildGuard No. 1, coming out in May, 2008. Other projects have included cover and interior art for Trailer Park of Terror from Imperium Comics.
  • Shawn F. Carnes
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Shawn F. Carnes is an RPG designer.  Works include Alternity: Starcraft.
  • Charisma Carpenter
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Charisma Carpenter is best known as Cordelia Chase from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.
  • John Carpenter
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Films like Dark StarHalloween, and Escape From New York, are just a few of the films that make John Carpenter's contributions to SF and horror film legendary.
  • David Carradine
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] David is best-known the world over for his legendary role in the TV series Kung Fu, but lately his name is being mentioned more often for his connection to Bill, the title character of the Kill Bill films.
  • Leslie Carrara-Rudolph
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Leslie Carrara-Rudolph is best known for her work on Sesame Street as Abby Cadabby (Emmy Nominated). Other TV shows include Muppets Tonight and Johnny and the Sprites. Her film credits include Forgetting Sarah Marshal and the new Muppet Movie
  • Manny Carrasco
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Manny was an animator on Space Jam, Anastasia, Quest for Camelot, Prince of Egypt, Rugrats, Aladdin's Magic Carpet, and Tiny Toons. He is currently working on the comic Code Tango.
  • Tia Carrere
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Tia Carrere is an American actress, model, and singer, perhaps most widely known for her role as Cassandra in the feature films Wayne's World and Wayne's World 2, and as Sydney Fox in the TV series Relic Hunter.
  • Luciana Carro
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Luciana Carro is best known for her portrayal of Viper pilot Louanne "Kat" Katraine on the Emmy Award winning series, Battlestar Galactica. She also appeared in the Wayan Brothers comedy, White Chicks, and the thriller, Two for the Money, where she worked with Al Pacino and Rene Russo. Her other acting credits include Smallville, The L Word, and Everwood.
  • Bob Carter
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bob Carter is a professional male voice actor known for voicing Shao Kahn & Baraka in Mortal Kombat and Balrog in Street Fighter IV & SF vs Tekken. Carter is currently broadcast globally on different radio stations, cartoon series, video games, and teaches Voice Over acting workshops nationwide.
  • Greg Carter
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Greg Carter is the creator of the epic action-romance-horror online graphic novel series, Abandon, which began in 2003. The origin story,Abandon: Borrowed Tale, is currently being serialized online.
  • Jason Carter
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Jason is most known in Science Fiction for the role of the much loved and missed Marcus Cole on Babylon 5 (from 1995-1997). Jason was seen recently in an Indy film called The Dead Matter which will be screening this weekend at Dragon Con.
  • Melissa Carter
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Melissa Carter is Co-Host of “The Bert Show” on All The Hits Q100 radio in Atlanta. She is also Co-Host of Twist radio, a nationally-syndicated show that is broadcast in 14 major cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas.
  • Angela Cartwright
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Recognized at an early age and a working actress since age 3 or 4, Angela is best-known to SF audiences as Penny Robinson from Lost In Space.
  • Joe Casey
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Joe has written Cable and The Incredible Hulk for Marvel Comics, as well as Hellcop for Image Comics. He has numerous current projects.
  • Vincent Caso
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Vincent Caso is an American actor and entrepreneur best known for his co-starring role as Bladezz on the critically acclaimed web series The Guild.
  • Jackie Cassada
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Jackie has been a freelance game designer since 1993, when she joined the design team for Wraith: the Oblivion; she is now co-writing the LARP book for Deliria, a new role-playing game from Laughing Pan Productions.
  • Meryl Cassie
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] A member of The Tribe's core cast since the very beginning, Meryl portrays the pivotal character Ebony on the show and sings the show's theme song!
  • P.C. Cast
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] P.C. Cast is a dynamic, entertaining professional speaker and teacher whose first novel, Goddess by Mistake, will be released in the summer of 2001.
  • Corey Castellano
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Corey has been a professional makeup artist for nearly 20 years. His credits include: Abraham Lincoln Vampire HunterTeen WolfNo One LivesPirates of the Caribbean 4Fear ClinicZombielandThe CraziesGI JoeX-Men 3Sarah Connor ChroniclesWar of The WorldsBuffy The Vampire Slayer, and more.
  • Tommy Castillo
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Tommy Castillo – Batman Detective, Toetags with George Romero, Warhammer, Tales From the Crypt, Alice in Wonderland, King Kong, Paramount Pictures. His diverse painting styles and insane line work have defined him as one of today's greatest and most sought after artists in the field of comics, film, and fine art.
  • Cats From Saturn
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] One part orchestra, one part shoegazer indierock, Cats From Saturn is an evolving project which brings together members of The Changelings, Myssouri, Diana Obscura, and Aphelion with smoldering strings, drums, bass, and guitar.
  • C.B. Cebulski
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Mr. Cebulski, a Japanese manga expert, currently serves as Editor-in-Chief at Central Park Media, publishing, e.g., Chirality and Plastic Little.
  • Celldweller
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Live Electronic music set with augmented multimedia video show with 2 performers alternating between guitars, keys, vocals, and performance art pieces incorporating percussion pieces.
  • Cemetery Surfers
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Clean Live music based on scifi, horror, and humor
  • Erica Cerra
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Erica Cerra is a Canadian born actress currently starring as Deputy Jo Lupo in SyFy Channel's successful series Eureka. She was named one of Vancouver's five hottest up-and-coming actresses by Vancouver's Lifestyles Magazine in 2005. Erica is also credited with roles on BSG, 4400, Smallville, and The Dead Zone.
  • Keu Cha
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Keu Cha received his big break into comics at Top Cow Productions as a background artist and eventually debuted as penciller on Rising Stars.
  • Chad Vader
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Filmmakers Matt Sloan and Aaron Yonda are the creators of the series “Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager” which has garnered over 70 million views on YouTube where their channel BlameSocietyFilms has approx. 205,000 subscribers.
  • Meloney Crawford Chadwick
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Meloney is the Editorial Director of Dark Horse Comics, handling the Blanc Noir imprint by Gaijin Studios and the upcoming MYST comic.
  • Doug Chaffee
    [**Past** Guests in 1990] Doug Chaffee's photo realistic artwork, especially his depictions of military action, have made him a modern art legend.
  • Garry Chalk
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Garry Chalk has appeared in shows such as Cold Squad, Stargate SG1, The Outer Limits, and Transformers. Recently, he filmed Psych, and J.J. Abrams' Alcatraz. Garry just landed a role in the movie Big Time Rush Movie. He is currently appearing in AMC'S hit The Killing.
  • Erica Challis
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] One of the original founders of TheOneRing.net and a citizen of New Zealand, Erica's photos of the movie sets were many fans' first clues as to the visual magic that would soon follow.
  • Jamie Chambers
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jamie Chambers is a writer and tabletop game designer who lives in north Georgia. His most notable works include the Serenity Role Playing Game, Battlestar Galactica, and Supernatural.
  • Kee Chan
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Kee Chan's acting career has taken him all around the world to film in locations that most of us can only dream of visiting. He was in Australia when he got cast in Star Wars Episode 3 as Senator Male Dee.
  • Susan Chang
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Susan Chang is a Senior Editor at Tor Books, where she acquires and edits for the Starscape middle grade and Tor Teen young adult imprints.
  • The Changelings
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] The Changelings are an eclectic Atlanta ensemble influenced by baroque composers as well as Middle-Eastern and tribal music and Dead Can Dance.
  • Veronica Chapman
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Veronica rose from the entry level position of editorial assistant to her current status as one of the premier fantasy editors in the field.
  • A. C. Charania
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mr. A.C. Charania is President of SpaceWorks Commercial, an aerospace consultancy focusing on entrepreneurial and international space. He is also currently the CEO of Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (a nanosatellite launch company). He has more than a decade of experience developing new U.S. and international aerospace projects.
  • Robert Charrette
    [**Past** Guests in 1990] Robert is the author of several well-received games, and has gone on to write several novels based on those realms.
  • Bailey Chase
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Bailey's TV credits include guest spots on BayWatch, Undressed, Charmed, and JAG, and a recurring guest spot on Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Graham Miller.
  • Sandra Anglin Chastain
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Sandra Chastain is the author of more than 50 novels, numerous short stories. She has taught writing at workshops across the country. She and Nancy Knight have scheduled workshops in several cities for the next year.
  • Howard Chaykin
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Howard Chaykin pioneered the graphic novel form in the United States with EmpireThe Stars My Destination, and the Swords of Heaven, Flowers of Hell.
  • Cheeks
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Husbands co-creator, Brad Bell, built a brand as multimedia entertainer "Cheeks," before joining VH1's Pop Up Video as Consulting Producer. Writing, producing, and performing comedy and music, "Cheeks" combines creative talent and social media savvy to broaden his dedicated fan base.
  • Iris Chen
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Iris Chen, an anime/manga illustrator specializing in a fantasy, is currently working on an Alice in Wonderland themed work. She works with Heavy Red Clothing and Purple Sky Magazine.
  • Stephen K. Chenault
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Stephen K. Chenault is the managing partner of Troll Lord Games. The company was founded in the latter part of 1999.
  • Aleksandra "Sasha" Chernova
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Aleksandra "Sasha" Chernova is a professional costume designer and seamstress. Some of her films include Doomsday CountyLa Fleur de Mort, and the internationally award winning short film 2:22.
  • David Cherry
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David A. Cherry is an award winning fantasy and science fiction artist/illustrator, skilled in traditional and digital media, both 2D and 3D. He is past president of ASFA. His work includes about everything from book and magazine covers to game box covers to 3D game assets in Halo Wars.
  • C. J. Cherryh
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Winner of the Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1977, C.J. has gone on to win a Locus Award, a Nebula, and several Hugos for her outstanding SF and fantasy fiction.
  • Hollywood Art Chick
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] The career of Sue Bielenberg, The Hollywood Art Chick, began with seven seasons of The Simpsons. She directed Virtual Springfield, storyboarded Rugrats, assistant directed Dilbert, and did boards/layout for King of the HillMission Hill, The Oblongs, Duckman, Dragon Tales, and Mr. Show, Acceptable TV.
  • Scott Childers
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Scott's involvement in comics began in 1986 with Swashbucklers and has worked on various other titles for Now Comics, Marvel, and DC.
  • Carpucine "CC" Childs
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Carpucine "CC" Childs is a multi-talented and well-rounded makeup artist. CC has an online channel called "Diary of a Makeup Artist" where she demonstrates makeup application techniques.  She will be seen in Syfy's Face Off season 3.
  • Kariann Childs
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Kariann Childs is the illustrator for the bizarre, brutal, taboo-crossing novella Graven Images, and the gruesome Sinister Purposes.
  • Cinda Williams Chima
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Cinda Williams Chima authored two best-selling YA fantasy series: The Heir Chronicles (The Warrior HeirThe Wizard Heir, and The Dragon Heir) with two more forthcoming; and the Seven Realms series (The Demon KingThe Exiled Queen, and The Gray Wolf Throne) with The Crimson Crown forthcoming.
  • Joe H Chin
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Joe Chin has been seen on two seasons of GHI and GH.
  • Blair B. Chintella
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Blair B. Chintella is a lawyer who practices primarily representing those unfairly implicated in "trolling" copyright cases. Blair is also an avid follower of social issues such as freedom of speech, online privacy and civil rights, Wikileaks, and generally how technology can affect society for the better (or worse).
  • Bobby Chiu
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Bobby Chiu is founder of Imaginism Studios. You can see his creatures in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland as well as upcoming feature films from Sony, Warner Bros., and Disney due in theaters in 2010 and 2011.
  • Claude Chmiel
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Claude Chmiel is the publisher of The Comics Buyer's Guide; his career has spanned from sports writing to crime reporting, advertising sales to management.
  • Frank Cho
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] A popular illustrator, Frank has been nominated for the National Cartoonist Society Award and has won the Ignatz, Scripps Howard, and Charles Schultz awards.
  • Mike Choi
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael Choi is a comic book artist known for his work on books such as WitchbladeX-23, and X-Force.
  • Justin Chon
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Justin Chon played Eric Yorkie in the film Twilight, based on the book by Stephenie Meyer.
  • MC Chris
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] MC Chris is an associate producer in the on-air department of Adult Swim. He also voices several characters in the block for the shows Sealab and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
  • R.J. Christensen
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] R.J. Christensen is an internationally-known X-Files fan writer.
  • Claudia Christian
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Claudia Christian is an American actress, writer, singer, musician, and director most famous for her role as Commander Susan Ivanova on the science fiction television series Babylon 5.
  • Colin Christian
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Across their galactic, fictitious, and erotic universe, Sas and Colin Christian rise to the level of some of the most famous artistic couples producing their work together: Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Gilbert and George, Eva and Adele, Jean Tinguely and Niki de Saint Phalle, and Claus Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.
  • Roger Christian
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Most recently, Roger directed Battlefield Earth; he was also set decorator on Star Wars: A New Hope and Art Director for Alien and Life of Brian.
  • Sas Christian
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Across their galactic, fictitious and erotic universe, Sas and Colin Christian rise to the level of some of the most famous artistic couples producing their work together: Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Gilbert and George, Eva and Adele, Jean Tinguely and Niki de Saint Phalle, and Claus Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.
  • Gerard Christopher
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Gerard is best-known to us for his starring role in The Adventures of Superboy, and has also appeared in Murphy's Law and Melrose Place.
  • John Christopher
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] John Tyler Christopher is an illustrator who has worked as a commercial artist over the past several years in a variety of mediums, including print, multimedia, broadcast, and video games. He recently became a member of Studio Revolver.
  • Sam Chupp
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Sam got his start with White Wolf Game Studio as a principal designer on Changeling: The Dreaming and Wraith: The Oblivion; he also wrote Sins of the Fathers.
  • Suzanne Church
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Suzanne Church is an Aurora nominated writer of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror short fiction because she enjoys them all and hates to play favorites.
  • Jeff Cioletti
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Jeff Cioletti is the producer/director of the award-winning documentary, Millennium's End: The Fandom Menace, which chronicles Star Wars fans' anticipation for Episode I, as well as Chronotrip and Unwound.
  • Anthony Cistaro
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Anthony Cistaro has had roles on Angel and Charmed, but may best be known for his role as Kenneth Irons on Witchblade.
  • ckknight
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] ckknight is a well-known World of Warcraft AddOn author and WowAce community leader. Making AddOns such as PitBull, Cartographer, Ace2, and FuBar, among others. He currently works for the AddOn and MMO media company Curse, Inc.
  • Tom Clancy
    [**Past** Guests in 1990] Tom Clancy, author of The Hunt For Red October and several other bestsellers, is among the late 20th-century's most influential writers.
  • Cassandra Clare
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Cassandra Clare is the author of the New York Times bestselling young adult fantasy series, The Mortal Instruments. The first in the series, City of Bones, was her debut novel.
  • Chris Claremont
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Chris was writer for The Uncanny X-Men for seventeen years, and co-creator of Excalibur, Wolverine, and The New Mutants.
  • Andrew W. Clark
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Andrew W. Clark has been active in all aspects of space flight for over 35 years, working on everything from submarine launched ballistic missiles to the international space station. He is now CEO of Space Frontier Operations, Inc. and Chief Engineer of Orbital Commerce Project, Inc.
  • Josh Clark
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Josh Clark is best known in the sci-fi world as Lt. Carey from Star Trek Voyager, and also played General Kulomani of the Brakiri army inBabylon 5.
  • Rik Cleary
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Rik is the bassist for the Don't Quit Your Day Job Players; since everyone else in the band is an SF pro, he's re-evaluating his current career in biotech.
  • Eric Cleaver
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Eric Cleaver is a Sr. Community Manager at SOE and is currently responsible for EverQuest and Bullet Run.
  • Douglas Clegg
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Douglas is an ward-winning horror writer with several novels and numerous short stories to his credit.
  • James Clemens
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] James' first novel, Wit'ch Fire, was published in summer, 1998; the sequel, Wit'ch Storm, came out in May 1999.
  • Andrew Clement
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Andrew Clement is head of Creative Character Engineering, a firm specializing in the design and coordination of all aspects of animatronic effects, prosthetics, and digital creature effects.
  • Freddy Clements
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Freddy Clements is Professor of Drama and Faculty Costume Designer at Jacksonville State University. He has designed costumes for some of the most renowned theaters in America. On the university level, he has taught courses in costume design, costume construction, and advanced stage make-up.
  • John Clements
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Having studied the craft since 1980, John Clements has taught seminars on historical swordsmanship in 10 countries and is the author of the groundbreaking books: Renaissance Swordsmanship and Medieval Swordsmanship.
  • Ken Cliffe
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Ken is White Wolf Game Studio's director of development and editing.
  • Carolyn Clink
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Carolyn's genre poems have appeared in AnalogWeird TalesOn-SpecTransVersionsStar*Line, and Tales of the Unanticipated.
  • Cloei
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Cloei has been a camgirl for nearly 4 years, and spends most of her time redesigning websites, and thinking up new projects to throw herself into.
  • Brenda Clough
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Brenda has written several novels including The Dragon of Mishbil, The Realm BeneathThe Name of the Sun, and How Like A God.
  • Clutch
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Originally from Germantown, Maryland, Atlantic Records recording artists Clutch will celebrate ten years of pure rock fury in August 2001, with us at Dragon*Con.
  • John Cmar
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Cmar, MD, is an Instructor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and Assistant Director of Infectious Diseases at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is the regular monthly guest on Midday On Health with Dan Rodericks on 88.1 WYPR radio, and regularly blogs and podcasts at The Secret Lair http://thesecretlair.com/.
  • Stephen Euin Cobb
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Stephen Euin Cobb is a Hard SF author, futurist, and the host of the award-winning podcast “The Future And You.” He writes a regular column in Jim Baen's Universe, the popular SF&F online magazine from Baen Books; and for his game, Death Stacks, there’s an annual tournament in Charlotte, NC.
  • Rudy Coby
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Fox's Rudy Coby: The Coolest Magician on Earth fooled viewers who tuned in expecting a "normal" magic show. Magic + comics = fun. :)
  • Julie Cochrane
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Julie Cochrane is a New York Times best-selling author, with John Ringo, of Cally's War, Sister Time, and Honor of the Clan.
  • David B. Coe
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] David B. Coe is the Crawford award-winning author of eleven fantasy novels, including the LonTobyn Chronicle, Winds of the Forelands, Blood of the Southlands, and several short stories. He recently wrote the novelization of Ridley Scott's movie, Robin Hood. His books have been translated into a dozen languages.
  • Chip Coffey
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Chip Coffey is a psychic medium, spiritual counselor, and renowned writer.  He has made many television and radio appearances and is revered within the paranormal community. His writings have been published in many magazines and newspapers worldwide.
  • Lori S. Coffey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lori Shepherd Coffey is a veteran paranormal investigator with more than twenty-five years of experience. A dowsing and EVP expert, Lori concentrates on obtaining evidence of animal ghosts and hauntings.
  • Ron Coffey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ron Coffey, M.Ed, is a veteran in the field of Cryptozoology and the foremost authority on Bigfoot, and The American Werewolf as well as many other mysterious beasts.
  • Ivan Cohen
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Ivan is editor of DC's Secret Files and Wonder Woman titles, and is responsible for assembling WW's new creative team: Greg Rucka, Drew Johnson, and Ray Snyder, all of whom are scheduled to attend D*C 2003.
  • Gary Cohn
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Gary Cohn has been a professional writer since his first sale in 1974. He has also written the Senryaku miniseries and co-written the Shi/Cyblade team.
  • Olivier Coipel
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Olivier Coipel is a French comic book artist best known for his work on DC’s Legion of Super-Heroes.
  • Eric Coker
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Eric Coker is a multimedia producer working under the name Retro Rocket Multimedia who develops computer-based presentations, promotional materials, and Web games for entertainment, educational, and corporate clients.
  • Gene Colan
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Not only is Gene closely associated with characters like Daredevil, Batman, Captain America, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, Sub-Mariner, and many others, he's also worked about every genre comics have ever touched on: Romance, War, Sci-Fi, Horror, Humor, and, of course, Superheroes.
  • Pamela Cole
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Pamela Cole graduated from Goodman Theater in Chicago 40 years ago and continues to work with dance companies, movies, museums, and reenactors, in the greater Atlanta area and is head of costuming for Atlanta’s Capitol City Opera Company.
  • Kathleen Coleman
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Kathleen Coleman portrayed Holly Marshall on Land of the Lost for the entire run of the show. Her plaid shirt and pigtails became her trademark, and she was the first love for many who grew up watching the Land of the Lost.
  • Kevin Lance Collins
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kevin is an Ivy League graduate with two decades of entertainment industry experience. He has worked for several large studios including Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., and DreamWorks. He was a staff writer for the Showtime series Soul Food and he currently teaches screenwriting for SCAD Atlanta and the Creative Circus.
  • Misha Collins
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Misha Collins is best known for his role as the angel Casiel in Supernatural.
  • Terry Collins
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Terry is currently writing Looney Tunes for DC and Explorers for Caliber Press. He's also written for Elfquest and The Tick.
  • Combichrist
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Combichrist brings noisy dance-floor grooves and distorted beats, combined with scathing vocals and electro arrangements, to produce a full-tilt dance-floor onslaught.
  • Jeffrey Combs
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Jeffrey has appeared in Re-Animator, Bride of Re-Animator, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, The Frighteners, The Guyver, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, and House on Haunted Hill.
  • Stephen B. Combs
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Stephen Combs is a senior associate at Morris, Manning & Martin in the Corporate Technology Law Group. He specializes in commercializing technology in various sectors with an emphasis on Web-based technology and services.
  • Jeff Conaway
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jeff is best-known to the world at large for his role in television's legendary Taxi; more recently he has starred as Zack Allan on Babylon 5.
  • Amanda Conner
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Amanda gained wide acclaim for her work on Vampirella. Her current work includes Mad Magazine and covers for Claypool's Soulsearchers.
  • Frank Conniff
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Frank Conniff is a comedy writer and performer who began his TV career writing for the Peabody award winning Comedy Central series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K), where he also played "TV's Frank," the bumbling yet lovable mad scientist.
  • The Consortium of Genius
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Lights, chaos, action! More than just virtuosity of musicianship, unforgettable visual effects, or sex symbols of mad science, The Consortium of Genius is an industrial-strength powerhouse of three cerebral miscreants who rock their audience into submission.
  • Storm Constantine
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] From England, Storm has written the Wraeththu trilogy, HermetechMonstrous RegimentStalking Tender Prey, etc.; she played a seminal role in the goth movement.
  • Dave Cook
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Local artist Dave Cook has been a fixture in the Atlanta horror market for over 20 years. He has been a Dragon*Con guest for over 10 years with his fan favorite Zombie Portraits and art prints. Best known for his work with clients like Netherworld Haunted House and The Atlanta Roller Girls.
  • Monte James Cook
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Monte has published two novels, numerous short stories, countless articles, hundreds of game products, a nonfiction book, and a comic book series for Marvel. He co-designed 3rd Edition D&D and the d20 system. His game design studio, Malhavoc Press, produced dozens of award-winning products.
  • Julia Coombs
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] A twelve-year vet of the UK computer gaming industry, Julia handles the European Marketing and Public Relations for Anne McCaffrey'sDragonflight game.
  • Coop
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Coop is the lowbrow godfather and creator of The Devil's Advocate and The Big Fat One.
  • Alice Cooper
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Alice Cooper is a legendary American rock singer, songwriter, and musician whose career spans more than four decades. Cooper's over the top theatrical brand of heavy metal often features electric chairs, fake blood, large snakes, and even baby dolls.
  • Bill Corbett
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Bill Corbett is a former writer and performer for Mystery Science Theater 3000 on the Sci-Fi Channel, and previously on Comedy Central. He provided the second incarnation of the robot Crow and other strange characters, including the all-powerful but clueless alien The Observer, a.k.a. "Brain Guy."
  • Carlene Cordova
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Carlene is the co-writer, producer, and director of the award-winning feature documentary Ringers: Lord Of The Fans.
  • Chick Corea
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Legendary jazz pianist, Chick Corea, has been one of the most innovative and influential musicians of the past 40 years, and has won 12 Grammy awards.
  • Christopher Cornell
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Christopher is co-author and co-maintainer of Satellite News (at mst3kinfo.com) which, since 1997, has been the official Mystery Science Theater 3000 Information Club web site.
  • Lydia Cornell
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Lydia Cornell is an award-winning comedienne, writer and actress. Winning the People's Choice Award, Lydia starred as "Sara" in Too Close For Comfort.
  • Larry Correia
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Larry Correia is the New York Times bestselling author of the Monster Hunter International series, The Grimnoir Chronicles, and other science fiction, fantasy, and thriller novels for Baen Books.
  • Joe Corroney
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Joe has been providing Lucasfilm with official Star Wars artwork since 1997. Currently, he's creating Star Wars art for Wizards of the Coast.
  • Matthew J. Costello
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Matt is a well-known and prolific gaming, science fiction, fantasy, and radio-comedy author.
  • Greg Costikyan
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Greg Costikyan designs games, writes, and consults on game industry business issues. His 4th novel First Contact is scheduled for June; he can claim 27 games to his credit.
  • Robert Costner
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Robert is a Cyberliberties activist currently and programmer.
  • Bob Coughlin
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] A professional writer/artist/editor since 1967, Bob Coughlin will again be helping judge the Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival for 2009, as well as improvising on keyboards in the Art Show hall.
  • Jonathan Coulton
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jonathan Coulton is an American singer-songwriter, known for his songs about geek culture and his use of the Internet to draw fans. Among his most popular songs are “Re: Your Brains” and “Still Alive.”
  • Ed Cox
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Ed has painted over 50 box tops for Ertl's Star Wars and Star Trek scale models. He was Artist GoH at Visions '97 in Chicago.
  • F. Brett Cox
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] F. Brett Cox's novelette "The Light of the Ideal" is forthcoming in Century; he has also published fiction in Forbidden Lines.
  • Yvonne Craig
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Yvonne Craig will always be best-known (and much-loved) as the one, true, original Batgirl.
  • Crüxshadows
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] One of the most notable Dark-wave bands internationally, The Crüxshadows' motto is "Live, love, be, believe," and it serves as a reminder that while The Crüxshadows may write catchy songs, the band has depth that extends beyond the dance floor.
  • The Creeps
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] The Creeps are a Social Distortion-inspired, Atlanta-based rock band that includes Jay Bakker (yes, Jim and Tammy Faye's son) as frontman.
  • Hunter Cressall
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Hunter Cressall is a director, editor, and DP in consumer and broadcast HD. Hunter specializes in bridging the narrowing gap between consumer, prosumer, and broadcast video. Hunter is a skilled editor on Avid, Final Cut, and Premiere. His background in feature films includes art direction, miniatures, and special effects photography.
  • Madison J. Cripps
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Madison J. Cripps brings his unique hand carved marionettes to life with song, improvised interaction, and pun. Madison has been a puppeteer since 2006 and has performed from the street, in puppet slams to Vaudeville shows and Fringe Festivals.
  • A. C. Crispin
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] A.C. Crispin is a writer, and Chairs SFWA's Writer Beware. Her newest release is the prequel to Pirates of the Caribbean. The Price of Freedom chronicles how Jack Sparrow became a pirate captain. See the cover and excerpts from the novel on her website and blog, www.accrispin.com
  • Marie Croall
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Starting off her career as sales manager of Chaos! Comics, Marie Croall transited into the creative side by co-writing the story "Magic Words" in 9-11: Artists Respond with Dan Jolley.
  • C. Martin Croker
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] C. Martin Croker is a seasoned animator and voice actor whose work can be recognized in shows such as Aqua Teen Hunger Force from character designs to providing voices. Also notable is his involvement in the development of Space Ghost: Coast to Coast voicing the villain characters Zorak and Moltar.
  • Jeff Cromer
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Jeff is a professional in the field of sequential art and a 1994 graduate of the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art.
  • Denise Crosby
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Denise Crosby created the role of Lt. Tasha Yar on one of the most popular TV series ever, Star Trek: The Next Generation. She later returned to play Tasha's daughter, "Sela," a role she helped create.
  • Crossed Swords
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Broadswords, rapiers, and even batlefs clash in this dazzling display of Hollywood-style combat. Harsch and Sakuta reveal secrets and demonstrate many behind-the scenes moves that make up your favorite movie, TV, and theater sword fighting stunts.
  • Joe Crowe
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Joe Crowe is writer and editor for science fiction magazine RevolutionSF and hosts live game shows and trivia contests at sci-fi conventions, such as Fanboy Frak-Off, The Star Trek Amok Time Challenge, and Stump The Geeks.
  • Dermot Crowley
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Dermot Crowley plays the noble General Crix Madine in Return of the Jedi, as well as the villainous Major Kamp in Octopussy.
  • Alexis Cruz
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Alexis Cruz achieved international fame after starring in Roland Emmerich's box-office hit, Stargate, in which he played the young Egyptian rebel leader, Skaara.
  • Daniel Cudmore
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Daniel Cudmore most recently wrapped filming in Vancouver and Italy on the feature New Moon, the sequel to the international hit Twilight. He plays the role of Felix and will reprise his role in the next film in the franchise, Eclipse. Daniel is also well known for his role as Colossus in X-Men 2 and X-Men 3.
  • Leslie Culton
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Leslie is a veteran B-Movie actress, who has starred in many projects. The latest being Wildcats starring Playboy Playmate Rebecca Ferratti. Starship 2: Rendevous at Ramses along with John Astin, Richard Biggs, and Jason Carter.
  • Cynthia Cummens
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Cynthia Cummens is a freelance illustrator and approved Lucasfilm artist, and sketch card artist for Topps on such licensed properties as Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. She was a guest at The One Ring Celebration, where she participated in the Iron Artist.
  • Steven William Cummings
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Steven Cummings recently returned to his roots in manga, first by creating the three-part original manga Pantheon High for Tokyopop with Paul Benjamin, then by handling the art chores on Tokyopop's upcoming CSI: the Manga.
  • Carl Cunningham
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Carl Cunningham is a published writer who has been covering various aspects of genre fandom for several years. He is also the co-author of two soon-to-be published travel guides and has various film, TV, and graphic novel projects in the works.
  • Colin Cunningham
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Colin Cunningham has worn many "faces," from the rule-bound Major Paul Davis on Stargate SG-1 to a sleazy tabloid editor in CSI: Miami, long-haired druggy cop Brian Curtis in the series Davinci's Inquest, and even the Devil incarnate (The Collector).
  • Lowell Cunningham
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Lowell is co-writing a book about the new Babylon 5 collectible card game. He also created the comic book Men In Black, which became a certain hit movie...
  • Drew Curtis
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Drew Curtis is the founder of Fark.com, the largest humor news aggregator on the Internet. He is also the author of the best-selling It's Not News It's Fark, How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off Crap as News.
  • Drew Curtis
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Drew Curtis is the founder and owner of Fark.com, the original news aggregation website and the author of It's not News, it's FARK, How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off Crap as News.
  • Larry D. Curtis
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Larry, as part of the team at TheOneRing.net, has been bringing the world news about J.R.R. Tolkien for over a decade. He has served as photographer, writer, producer, organizer, spy, director, fan advocate, interviewer, and party host.
  • Robin Curtis
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Among many other roles, Robin portrayed Lt. Saavik in Star Trek: The Search For Spock. She has also guest-starred on the Trek series and Babylon 5.
  • Peter Capn' Cutler
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Peter (Capn') Cutler is a freelance artist and cartoonist who's done work for Ralph Bakish Studios, Guy Gilchrist productions, Atlanta's Silver Scream Spook Show, and Galactic Quest comics. He is also the artist for New Legend press' Tiki Zombie as well as his own comic The Beastie Bunch.
  • Leah R. Cutter
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Leah is the author of three historical fantasy novels as well as several fantasy, science fiction, and horror short stories. Her most recent novel, The Jaguar and the Wolf, is about what happens when a group of Vikings encounter the Mayans.
  • Charles Cyphers
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Charles Cyphers's career has spanned almost five decades with roles in The Six Million Dollar Man, The Fog, Halloween I & II, Escape From New York, Murder She Wrote, Seinfeld, ER, Murder One, The George Carlin Show, Lois & Clark, Seaquest, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  • Cysero
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Cysero has been the Project Lead for Artix Entertainment's flagship game AdventureQuest Worlds, a free to play, flash-based MMORPG located at www.AQ.com, since its release in 2008.

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  • Michael D'Ambrosio
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Michael is currently working on a new series of books entitled Space Frontiers. The first book in the series is entitled The Eye of Icarus.
  • Jehan Snyers D'Attenhoven
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Jehan is the Creator and General Manager of the Star Wars Combine online role-playing simulation game.
  • D.C. Moon
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] D.C. Moon's success seems imminent with their second CD The Uncertainty Principle, featuring songs penned by author/screenwriter John Shirley.
  • D?rker
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] D?rker creates a new style of metal that combines the best from old and new school rock, with flavors of seventies funk, thirties swing jazz and blues, and a nineties edge.
  • Dad's Garage
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Dad's Garage is a 3-year old non-profit theatre company; they will be presenting Trey Parker and Matt Stone's Cannibal! The Musical at Dragon*Con '98.
  • Carrie Dahlby
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] A long time participant in shadow-casts of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Shock Treatment, Buffy: The Musical, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. A classically trained opera vocalist Carrie Dahlby made her first contributions to the world of comedy music on the albums of 'the great Luke Ski', most notably on his 2005 Dr. Demento Show hit "Vader Boy" (an Avril Lavigne parody).
  • Dave Leroy Daigle
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dave Daigle is the Associate Director for Communications in the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dave is responsible for the CDC's award-winning Zombie Preparedness campaign.
  • Daikaiju
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] The music of Daikaiju is the alarm of a Japanese school girl's watch strapped to Dick Dale's wrist - the soundtrack of the greatest giant monster movie never made.
  • Bill Daily
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Bill Daily is an American comedian and dramatic actor, and a veteran of many television sitcoms.  On I Dream of Jeannie, Daily played a U.S. Army test pilot and NASA astronaut named Roger Healey, who would be sidekick and best friend to Larry Hagman's main character, Tony Nelson. 
  • Jeremy Dale
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jeremy Dale is a comic book artist best known for his work on Marvel KaPowG.I. Joe, creator-owned SkywardMiserable Dastards, and many more.
  • R.F. Daley
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] R.F. has lent his voice to numerous commercial voiceovers and audio books, including L. Ron Hubbard's Kingslayer and To the Stars.
  • Blackie Dammett
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Blackie is Editor 'n' Chief Potentate of the new Red Hot Chili Peppers comic book and lead singer Anthony Kiedis' father; he also heads the band's fan club.
  • Rick Danford
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Rick has written several short film screenplays as well as the feature film scripts The Web of Darkness, Death Island, and Lycanthrope for Renegade Films.
  • Elizabeth Danforth
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Graphic designer whose gaming illustrations have appeared in products from companies such as Wizards of the Coast, FASA, TSR, and Flying Buffalo.
  • Anthony Daniels
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Anthony Daniels is an English actor, best known as the droid C-3PO in the Star Wars series of films made between 1977 and 2005. He and Kenny Baker, who played R2-D2, are the only actors credited as playing the same role in all six of the Star Wars films.
  • Jack Dann
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Jack Dann is a multiple award winning author who has written or edited over 60 books, including the groundbreaking novels JunctionStarhiker,The Man Who MeltedThe Memory Cathedral, and Bad Medicine.
  • Sybil Danning
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] The star of many films, including Amazon Women on the MoonChained Heat, and Battle Beyond the Stars, Ms. Danning will be joining us for the first time in 2004.
  • Richard Dansky
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Richard is currently the developer for Wraith: The Oblivion and Mind's Eye Theatre for White Wolf.
  • The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets (band) performed at Dragon*Con '97. Some of their material is based on H.P. Lovecraft's work.
  • Jeff Darlington
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Jeff is the creator of the enormously popular web-based comic strip General Protection Fault, with tens of thousands of daily readers.
  • James Darren
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] James Darren is an American television and film actor, television director, and singer.
  • Agam Darshi
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Agam Darshi is best known for her role as Kate Freelander on SyFy's Sanctuary.
  • Holly Daughtrey
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Holly is an artist with the American anime-styled comic publisher, Antarctic Press. She has worked on such comics as Ninja High SchoolGold Digger, and others.
  • Jack Daulton
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Mr. Daulton is Special Agent in Charge of the Atlanta Division of the FBI and is a special guest of our X-Track.
  • Dave Brockie Experience
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Dave "Oderus" Brockie's show is likely to contain equal parts loud punk-rock music, touching acoustical ballads (about butts)... and a lot of people wishing that GWAR was playing.
  • Kathleen O'Shea David
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kathleen O'Shea David is a professional puppeteer, a master costumer, a book editor, and published writer. She is a member of the Puppeteers Guild, UNIMA-USA, Actors' Equity, and the International Costumers Guild. Her puppets are in private collections and museums all over the world.
  • Peter David
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Peter David is a New York Times bestselling author.
  • Joanna Davidovich
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Joanna Davidovich is an Atlanta-based animation artist who's work has appeared in the commercial breaks of Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and Disney. She also contributed story art for the second season of Ugly Americans, provided shorts for the new Electric Company, and animated main titles for a BBC3 series.
  • MaryJanice Davidson
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] MaryJanice Davidson is the writer of the Undead series of books and co-writer of Jennifer Scales and the Ancient Furnace and Jennifer Scales and the Messenger of Light.
  • Stephen Crane Davidson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Stephen's short fiction has appeared in Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine and will soon appear in the Sword and Sorceress 19 anthology.
  • Bryan Davis
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Bryan is the author of the Dragons in Our Midst series, as well as The Story of the Empty Tomb.
  • Dave Davis
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Dave is a co-creator of The Last Comic Site, a website devoted to the four-color marriage of words and pictures, and is also writer, editor, and general nuisance for CHUD.
  • Don S. Davis
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Don S. Davis is best known for playing Major General/Lieutenant General George S. Hammond in the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1, and earlier for playing Major Garland Briggs on the television series Twin Peaks.
  • L. M. Davis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] L. M. Davis loves great storytelling. She was born in the south, raised in the north, and has several English degrees under her belt. She currently lives in Atlanta and is contemplating getting a cat. It will probably be black.
  • Mike Davis
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Davis was assigned president and CEO of Motown Animatino and Filmworks, and became involved in the development of TV shows at Disney, ABC, WB, and Fox. He is, among others, responsible for the successful Cartoon Network animation series Static Shock.
  • William B. Davis
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] William B. Davis is one of the most recognizable villains in television history, for a decade he played the Cigarette Smoking Man/Cancer-Man in The X-Files. His other well-known credits include: Smallville, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, Battlestar Galactica, Sliders, Poltergeist The Legacy, MacGyver, 21 Jump Street, Stephen King's It, and Fear Itself.
  • Bruce Davison
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Bruce Davison is an Academy Award- and Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning American actor and director, perhaps most notable as Senator and antagonist Robert Kelly in the X-Men series.
  • Peter Davison
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] After his success in All Creatures Great and Small, Peter became the 5th doctor on the long-running BBC program Doctor Who.
  • Sohma G. Dawling
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Sohma G. Dawling has been a webcam girl and so much more. She's been experimenting with different digital photography mediums and online journaling since 1999.
  • Brett Dawson
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] BattleBots competitor Buzz Dawson serves as technical expert and co-host of the Do-It-Yourself network's show Robot Rivals.
  • Felicia Day
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Felicia is the creator and star of the hit web series The Guild, a sitcom about a group of online gamers. She also appears as Penny in Joss Whedon's internet phenomenon Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.
  • Nicole de Boer
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Nicole de Boer's most noted roles have been Ezri Dax on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Sarah Bannerman on The Dead Zone.
  • L. Sprague and Catherine Crook De Camp
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Sprague is one of the most revered "elder statesmen" in the SF/fantasy field. Catherine, as editor and co-writer, is no slouch herself!
  • Aubrey de Grey
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Dr. de Grey is a biologist working on defeating human aging. He has devised a seven-part program for completely eliminating aging, which he estimates could be realised within 25 years. He has published numerous academic papers on this plan and discussed it in many national TV and newspaper interviews worldwide.
  • John de Lancie
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] John De Lancie was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Kent State University where he won a scholarship to Juilliard. John's father was a professional oboist with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. Mr. De Lancie is probably best known for his portrayal as "Q" In Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • Aaron Armand de Orive
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Aaron Armand de Orive's video game writing credits include Anarchy Online, Star Wars Galaxies, Tabula Rasa, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, and Star Wars: The Old Republic. He created the fantasy role-playing game SHARD: World of the False Dawn.
  • John A. De Vito
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] John is the author of the Amazon best-seller The Devil's Apocrypha. Originally released as The Apocrypha, it did so well that the publisher reissued it with the new title.
  • Roger Dean
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Roger Dean is an internationally recognized artist and designer whose evocative and visionary images with associated graphics, logos, and lettering created a new genre of work.
  • Danny DeAngelo
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Danny's work has appeared in Wizard and G-Fan. He is currently releasing a special comic book called Captain Awareness: Assault on Campus.
  • Joshua P. Dease
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Joshua P. Dease has been working in Motion Pictures and Television since he was as young as 15 years old, and as a Producer, is now considered an expert on managing funds for successful production of independent films.
  • Dick DeBartolo
    [**Past** Guests in 1991] Dick is affectionately known as MAD Magazine's craziest writer (no mean feat), and has also become a well-known consumer reporter.
  • Keith R.A. DeCandido
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Keith R.A. DeCandido is the Grandmaster Award-winning author of dozens of media tie-in novels, stories, and comics (Star TrekSerenity, FarscapeBuffySupernaturalLeverage, etc.), as well as fantastical police procedurals (Goblin PrecinctSCPD: The Case of the Claw) and tons more. www.decandido.net
  • Shane K. DeFreest
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] A multi-talented veteran of the entertainment industry, Shane DeFreest has worked in comics, games, TV, and film. Shane's professional credits include stints at Dark Horse, White Wolf, Activision, and acting roles on Buffy, Angel, and Alias.  He is currently working on Neverwinter Nights 2 for Atari.
  • Thomas F. Deitz
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Author of the novels Above the Lower Sky and The Demons in the Green.
  • Thomas Dekker
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] With his starring role on Fox's Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and his recent film My Sister’s Keeper from Warner Brothers and New Line Cinema, Dekker is quickly becoming a household name.
  • Eric Del Carlo
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Eric has had his short science-fiction, fantasy, and horror published in a wide array of small press publications. He's a past semi-finalist for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award.
  • Robb Demarest
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] As the lead investigator of the Ghost Hunters International team, Robb Demarest hopes to push the boundaries of current knowledge in the field and approach these enigmas with the open minded skepticism for which his TAPS counterparts are known.
  • Dr. Demento
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] The Dr. Demento Show is radio's weekly two-hour festival of "mad music and crazy comedy" heard on stations coast to coast. It is a free-wheeling, unpredictable mix of music and comedy.
  • Chris Demetral
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Chris stars as Jules Verne in The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne and has also appeared in Star Trek: TNG, Lois & Clark, and Beverly Hills 90210, among many others.
  • Demolition
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Demolition are the longest reigning WWE tag team champions. Their hard hitting style has made them fan favorites world wide.
  • Brian Denham
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Brian Denham is the artist of The X-Files and StarCraft comic books from Wildstorm/DC Comics. His credits also include Star Trek, Iron Man: Hypervelocity, Nova, and Thunderbolts.
  • Porl Denicolo
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Porl has assembled such artists as Iggy Pop, GWAR, The Damned, and Skinny Puppy to provide rights or original music for Renegade Films' The Web of Darkness.
  • Debi Derryberry
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Debi is and actress and voice actress. Her voice acting includes the voice of "Jimmy Neutron", and "Coco" from the hit video game Crash Bandicoot.
  • Brian Despain
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Brian Despain's professional career has spanned over 21 years and has seen him doing every kind of art, from graphic design and illustration for books and magazine, to a long stint designing and creating video games. Recently Brian left the work-a-day world to focus on a fine art career, drawing, painting, and sculpting the stories in his head.
  • Anna DeStefano
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Anna DeStefano is a best-selling author of romantic suspense and paranormal romantic suspense for Harlequin, Silhouette, and Dorchester Publishing. She has published 11 novels since 2004, in over six different languages.
  • Marc DeVidts
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Marc is one of the most well-known and successful builders in robotics. He is currently on an autonomous Mars rover project for NASA. His work mentoring and educating is unsurpassed. He is also the developer of the event software used by all major events.
  • Joseph DeVito
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Over the last twenty four years, Joe has illustrated hundreds of book covers specializing in science fiction, fantasy, adventure, horror, and dinosaurs.
  • Delilah Devlin
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Delilah is the author of the sensual and suspenseful My Immortal Knight series of vampire tales.
  • Dave DeVries
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Dave is a comic, fantasy, and horror painter. For the last several years he has painted images for Fleer and Skybox, for their Marvel and DC trading card sets.
  • Kaz DeWinter
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Kaz DeWinter has a short story in the Dragon*Con Anthology. She is also a historian who has recently written a nonfiction article that will appear in Men at War.
  • Christa Dickson
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Christa Dickson is co-author of Dusted and Redeemed, the largest unauthorized guides to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, respectively. She is senior editor at Mad Norwegian Press.
  • Greg "Storm" DiCostanzo
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Paul and Greg "Storm" DiCostanzo are a comedy music duo, and they have been performing together since 2004. Before that, they were one half of a cappella band, DaVinci’s Notebook, for about 12 years.
  • Die Sektor
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Powerful Dark Electro Industrial. Die Sektor is preparing to release a new Album The Final Electro Solution due out May 4, 2012 on NoiTekk records and Deathwatch Asia records.
  • Greg DiGenti
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Greg's comics have appeared regularly in Caliber Comics' Negative Burn; his new one-shot is called Grumble.
  • Tony DiGerolamo
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Tony DiGerolamo is a writer for the Simpsons comics. He’s the creator of the Super Frat webcomic (www.superfrat.com) and the Complete Mafia RPG. He's written for Hero Envy, Kenzer & Co., Space Ghost and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher. He writes for Zombie Country at www.superfrat.com.
  • Jeanne Dillard
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Jeanne is the author of the psychological horror novel Specters as well as several Star Trek novels.
  • Ryan Dillon
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ryan Dillon is a puppeteer and puppet builder who lives in Brooklyn, NY. He has performed for various television series, including playing various monsters, chickens, and assorted anythings for Sesame Street, and his puppetry work has also been seen on Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, NBC, CBS, and ABC, as well as regional and national commercials. 
  • Steve Dillon
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Steve Dillon is a British comic book artist, from Luton, Bedfordshire, best known for his work with writer Garth Ennis on Hellblazer, Preacher, and The Punisher.
  • John DiMaggio
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] John is know as the voice of Bender on Futurama and as Ric on The Penguins of Madagascar.
  • Paul Dini
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Paul Dini is the multiple Eisner Award–winning writer of Batman Adventures and producer/writer of the Batman and Superman animated television series. 
  • Eric J. Dionne
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Eric J. Dionne is the Founder of The International Cryptozoology Establishment, better known as I.C.E.. Eric is also the Co-Founder of S.E.P.I.A., a paranormal investigative group.
  • Jessica L. Dionne
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jessica L. Dionne is the Co-Founder of I.C.E. and Founder of SEPIA.
  • Distorted Reality
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Distorted Reality is the synthpop band formed in 1997 by a collaboration between Martha M. Hoffmann from Miami, USA and Christian Kobusch from Bielefeld, Germany.
  • Lucienne Diver
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lucienne Diver is the author of the Vamped young adult series for Flux Books (Vamped, Revamped, and the forthcoming Fangtastic and Fangtabulous). She's written stories for the Strip-Mauled and Fangs for the Mammaries anthologies edited by Esther Friesner and will be included in the 2011 anthology Dear Bully.
  • Alfeo "BoxVader" Dixon
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Alfeo Dixon started production in 1994 and began directing music videos in October 1995. He studied at Portfolio Center and published in ‘98. He worked as a Unit Stills-Photographer 2001-2009. Alfeo filmed in Kenya, Trinidad, Curaçao, and Brazil. He has shown at FESPACO, Pan African, Bronze Lens, Dixie, Atlanta Film Festivals, and Cannes Market.
  • Chuck Dixon
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Chuck Dixon is an American comic book writer, perhaps best-known for long runs on Batman titles in the 1990s. He frequently collaborates with artist Graham Nolan.
  • Debra Dixon
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Debra Dixon has published with major publishers, written ten books, contributed to twelve anthologies, and served as Vice President of RWA, and her popular “GMC: Goal, Motivation, and Conflict” workshop spawned a book that has become a how-to bible for writers. These days, she's better known as Publisher for BelleBooks and its imprint Bell Bridge Books, which tackles a broad spectrum of genres in both print and ebook formats.  
  • Larry Dixon
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Larry Dixon has co-written with wife Mercedes and illustrated or done cover paintings for many of her books. In addition, he has done comic work and illustrations in many venues and for many authors and magazines.
  • DJ Catt Ninetails
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] DJ Catt Ninetails has spun at The Labyrinth Ball, Mobicon, Frolicon, Hallowcon, Chattacon, Dragon*Con, The NOBLE New Year's Fetish Ball, and several other southern events.
  • DJ DragonBoy
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] One DJ spinning records on a mixer and two or three turntables.
  • DJ NEMESIS
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] DJ NEMESIS has consistently performed at the Saturday night Dragon Dance from 2008 - 2011. Constantly touring clubs up and down the East Coast, he is now expanding West. Based in Boston, this Atlanta native has the knack for reading the audience and keeping bodies moving on the dance floor.
  • DJ Spider
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] DJ based in Charlotte, NC with multiple genres under her belt, but currently focused on dance music with heavy EBM leanings. A big ol' cosplay and comic geek, she’s looking at her 10th year straight going to Dragon*Con.
  • DJ Weasel
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] DJ Weasel has been a DJ in the Atlanta scene since late 2000 and has spun at several places around the city including The Globe and the Masquerade, and more recently Spring4th and The Jungle.
  • DJ/VJ Anthony
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] DJ/VJ Anthony plays music videos that are beat-matched and mixed like audio tracks, adding a video element to the dance club experience.
  • Carrie Dobro
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Best-known to SF fans as Dureena Nafeel in Babylon 5: Crusade, Carrie's a DramaLogue Award winner who has starred in several TV series and feature films.
  • Kevin Dockery
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kevin Dockery has written or contributed to 39 books, numerous magazine articles, and appears on PBS, the History Channel, Discovery Channel, and Military Channel. His additional work has been with weapons, as a gunsmith, consultant, or in the U.S. Military. He holds a patent on a round of 40mm ammunition.
  • Lexa Doig
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Lexa Doig is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Rommie in the science fiction TV series Andromeda.
  • Ami Dolenz
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Ami Dolenz, daughter of Monkees' Micky Dolenz, has appered in a variety of TV and movies, including Pumpkinhead II: Blood WingsWitchboard 2: The Devils DoorwayTICKS, Superboy, and Stepmonsters.
  • Micky Dolenz
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Micky Dolenz become an international phenomenon, selling over 60 million records, as lead singer and drummer of The Monkees. The Monkees were featured on TV from 1966-1968 in 58 episodes. In 2007, he played Derek Allen in Rob Zombie's movie, Halloween. Other TV credits include Circus BoyThe Tick, and the Batman animated TV series.
  • Don't Quit Your Day Job Players
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Perhaps the world's best skiffy bar band, this quartet of SF pros mix rock, blues, folk, and country. Dragon*Con is the second stop on their Prose and Cons tour.
  • Linda L. Donahue
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Linda L. Donahue's stories can be found in nearly twenty anthologies, including Sword & Sorceress 23. She co-authored a story with Mike Resnick in Future Americas and recently sold a story to Esther Friesner's Strip Mauled. Her novel, Jaguar Moon, will be released in April from Yard Dog Press.
  • Elizabeth Donald
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Elizabeth Donald is a three-time winner of the Darrell Award for speculative fiction, author of the Nocturnal Urges vampire mystery series and Blackfire zombie series, and founder of the Literary Underworld, an author cooperative helping small-press writers promote their work. By day she is a reporter in St. Louis.
  • Stephen R. Donaldson
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Creator of the legendary fantasy series The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant The Unbeliever, Stephen has delved into SF and other directions.
  • Danny Donovan
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] writer at large and shameless self promoter Danny Donovan has worked for Marvel and DC Comics, and a host of indie publishers, and TV and film. Co-creating 9/11 Emergency Relief, he helped raise over $400,000 for the Red Cross to benefit the victims of the attacks on Sept. 11th 2001.
  • James Doohan
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] James Doohan's acting career covers an astonishing number of roles in TV, radio, film, and on stage - but none as legendary as Star Trek's Scotty, the world's most famous chief engineer.
  • Doomsday
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] This metal band from Phoenix has based their new material on Evil Ernie and appears courtesy Chaos! Comics.
  • L.J. Dopp
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Designer of Dragon*Con's new Futura Award, Dopp also has a line of original classic monster paintings, "Horrible Art by L.J. Dopp." Also, Dopp has the short story, “Casting Call of Cthulhu,” coming out in Forrest J Ackerman's anthology, Dr. Acula's Thrilling Tales of the Uncanny.
  • Colleen Doran
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Colleen's work has appeared in over 400 books, comics, and magazines. A pro since she was fifteen, she is a much-honored writer, artist, and painter.
  • Evan Dorkin
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Evan's the artist and writer behind Milk and Cheese, the popular comic published by Slave Labor Graphics.
  • Dave Dorman
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Dave is a talented artist specializing in action scenes; his prodigious output is seen in comics, games, and on magazine covers.
  • Michael Dorn
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael Dorn donned mounds of facial makeup for what was to be his signature role: the U.S.S. Enterprise's Klingon officer Lt. Worf on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994).  Michael reprised his role of Worf on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1995-1999).
  • Mark Dos Santos
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mark Dos Santos has worked in comics on titles such as Western Tales of TerrorMonkey vs LemurGrimm Fairy TalesFall of CthulhuEureka, IT! The Terror from Beyond Space, and The Book of Five Rings. His work can also be seen on Marvel Sketch Cards from Rittenhouse Archives.
  • Aaron Douglas
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Aaron Douglas was born in and currently resides in Vancouve,r British Columbia, Canada where he films and stars in the critically acclaimed Sci-Fi television series Battlestar Galactica.
  • Carole Nelson Douglas
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Carole Nelson Douglas’s 57 novels include bestselling high and urban fantasy series. Delilah StreetParanormal Investigator prowls a wildly reinvented Vegas-verse and feline PI Midnight Louie fronts 24 mystery novels. A multi-genre award-winner, she was the first author to use a Sherlockian woman protagonist, Irene Adler.
  • Edward Douglas
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Composer/Director, Edward Douglas is founder of the gothic instrumental act, Midnight Syndicate. He's also composed scores to several feature films. He is founder of Entity Productions, one of the largest suppliers of Halloween-themed music to the Halloween retail, haunted house, and amusement park industries.
  • Sarah Douglas
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Sarah's credits include Superman II, Conan the Destroyer, and The Final Programme as well as roles in everything from Falcon Crest to Stargate SG-1 and Babylon 5.
  • Brad Dourif
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dourif's acting credits include One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Dune, Blue Velvet, Alien Resurrection, Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager, Child's Play( as Chucky), and the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. 
  • Bill Dow
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Bill Dow plays Dr. Bill Lee in Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate: SG1 and has had guest appearances in Dead Like MeDa Vinci's InquestX-Files, MacGuyver, and Highlander.
  • Robin Atkin Downes
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Robin Atkin Downes portrayed Byron on the popular SF series Babylon 5, and has numerous other credits on the small and silver screens and the stage.
  • Brian Downey
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Brian starred for four years on the Sci-Fi TV series Lexx, and will be appearing at the Lexx Fan Club booth at Dragon*Con.
  • Margaret Downey
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Margaret Downey has been an atheist activist for 30 years. She has been involved as a plaintiff in several legal cases involving questions of separation of religion and government. In her 2010 Dragon*Con presentation, Downey will connect the Avatar symbolism of the "Home Tree" to the Constitution of the United States.
  • Jerry Doyle
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Jerry Doyle is well known for his portrayal of Michael Garibaldi on the hit SF series Babylon 5. His other credits include voice-over work and hit television shows such as JAG and Sliders. Jerry is also a nationally syndicated radio talk show host with affiliates in every major radio market.
  • David Drake
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Though best known for his military SF, David Drake has written in every subgenre within the fantasy/SF genre except for romance - humor, thriller, epic fantasy, S&S, military SF, space opera, and historical (both fantasy and SF.)
  • Maxwell Alexander Drake
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Maxwell Alexander Drake is an award-winning Science Fiction/Fantasy author and Graphic Novelist. He is best known for his fantasy series, The Genesis of Oblivion Saga. Drake teaches creative writing at schools, libraries, writers’ conferences, and fan conventions around the country. Find out more about him here, www.maxwellalexanderdrake.com.
  • Barbara A. Drescher
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Barbara Drescher is a cognitive psychologist and educator, having taught research methods, statistics, and cognitive psychology at CSU Northridge for a decade. In addition to leading workshops, evaluating research, speaking, and advising, Barbara promotes science education and skepticism through writing at her bog, ICBSEverywhere.com, and others.
  • Dekker Dreyer
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Dekker Dreyer is the founder of Illusion on Demand, Resonance Features, and Transmitter Magazine. He has been profiled as a filmmaker, writer, and producer in Sci-Fi WireSlice of Sci-Fi, and Starlog. As Illusion's creative director, he brought the classic Doctor Who back to U.S. television.
  • Ellen Dubin
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Ellen Dubin has portrayed Giggerota, Queen, Genevieve G. Rota, and the Pope on the Sci-Fi TV series Lexx, and will be appearing at the Lexx Fan Club booth in the Exhibitors Hall.
  • Kathleen Duey
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kathleen Duey writes over-the-edge YA fantasy. Her in-progress trilogy, A Resurrection of Magic, has been honored as a National Book Award finalist, Cybil's finalist, Kikus "best of YA" 2007 & 2009, Locus Featured YA 2007, and Locus New and Notable 2009. She appears nationwide and internationally.
  • Duke Fame
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Lead singer of Duke Fame and the Fame Throwers, a band that once opened for Spinal Tap.
  • Tony Dumont
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tony Dumont has been working as Bob Burden’s colorist, web consultant, publicist, and public relations guru since Bob first imagined his comeback to comics utilizing 21st century technology.
  • Brian Dunaway
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Brian Dunway started podcasting with Scott Johnson of Extralife Radio in 2005. Dunaway currently co-hosts on the popular podcasts “FilmSack” and “The Final Score.” In 2009 he took the reigns of his own podcast, “Comics Coast To Coast,” to talk shop with some of the brightest animators and cartoonist in the business.
  • Andy Duncan
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Andy, a graduate of the Clarion West writers' workshop, has been nominated for a 1998 Hugo Award for Best Short Story and the Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His very first book won a World Fantasy Award.
  • Elonka Dunin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Elonka Dunin is a professional game developer, writer, and cryptographer. A leading expert on the world's most famous unsolved codes, such as Kryptos at CIA Headquarters, she is also namesake for the "Nola Kaye" character in Dan Brown's bestselling novel The Lost Symbol.
  • Ben Dunn
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Ben Dunn's most notable creation is the comic book series Ninja High School.
  • Robin Dunne
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Robin Dunne is currently starring in the immensely popular Syfy program Sanctuary as Dr. Will Zimmerman and was just nominated for a 2009 Gemini for Best Performance by an Actor. He has also appeared in Robin Hood: Beyond Sherwood Forest, where he plays Robin Hood.
  • Brian Dunning
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Brian Dunning is the host of the podcast “Skeptoid: Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena” (skeptoid.com), applying critical thinking to pseudoscientific subjects promoted by the mass media. He is the author of several books. 
  • Talon Dunning
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Talon Dunning is a fantasy illustrator who's been working in the roleplaying game industry for over a decade. His credits include Star Wars, Ravenloft, Mage: The Awakening, Mutants & Masterminds, and many others.
  • Tom Dupree
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Senior editor with Bantam Books, whose "flock" includes Kevin J. Anderson, Chris Claremont, Barbara Hambly, and Michael Stackpole among many others.
  • Dick Durock
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Dick played Swamp Thing in both movies and the television series, but his other genre credits include Lost in Space, Star Trek, and Battlestar Galactica.
  • Eliza Dushku
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Eliza Dushku is an American actress known for her television roles, including recurring appearances as Faith on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spinoff series Angel. She starred in two Fox series, Tru Calling and Dollhouse.
  • Kenton Duty
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kenton Duty is an American actor and singer. He is best known for his recurring role as "Young Jacob" on the final season of the ABC primetime drama, Lost, and for his co-starring role as the flamboyant European exchange student, Gunther Hessenheffer, on the Disney Channel comedy series, Shake It Up!.
  • Sarah Dyer
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Sarah is editor and creator of Action Girl from Slave Labor Graphics. She also writes for the Superman animated series and Space Ghost Coast to Coast.
  • Maryanne Dyson
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Maryanne is a member of the SF Writers of America and an expert on the international space station; her fiction has been published in Analog and SF Age.

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  • Jeff Easley
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Before coming to TSR in 1982, Jeff did some work for Warren Publishing Company and Marvel Magazine Group.
  • Carlos East
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Born in an Aztec temple, deep inside the jungles of Mexico, The Beast Brothers spent most of their childhood developing their unique and distinct style of art. Through the years, this royal pair has used their mighty twin powers to create memorable works for Nike, Kidrobot, Reebok, Bacardi, and Vans.
  • Kevin Eastman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kevin Eastman is perhaps best known as the co-creator of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  
  • John Eaton
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] John has worked with Bob Burden on The Flaming Carrot and is now turning his attention to collectible toys and website design.
  • Ashley Eckstein
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Ashley is the voice of Ahsoka Tano from the hit animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and is the founder of Her Universe, the first merchandise line made exclusively for female sci-fi fans!
  • Claire M. Eddy
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Claire Eddy is a Senior Editor at Tor/Forge Books, with almost 30 years of publishing experience in the SF & Fantasy field.
  • Barbara Eden
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Barbara Eden is an American film and television actress and singer who is best known for her starring role in the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie.
  • Dani Eder
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Dani Eder is an engineer with Boeing and has been with them for 20+ years. He currently tests software for Space Station Freedom, designs ultra tall towers, and builds medieval siege engines (not for Boeing, though).
  • Scott Edgington
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Edgington is a Planetary Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory whose research specialties are giant planets, spectroscopy, and photochemistry. He is the Investigation Scientist for the thermal infrared instrument onboard the Cassini spacecraft. He is a Science Planning Engineer for the Cassini Mission leading the Saturn Target Working Team.
  • Gigi Edgley
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Gigi recently finished starring on the hit series Rescue Special Ops as Lara Knight. She is an Australian actress who stole the hearts of sci-fi enthusiasts with her role as Chiana on Farscape, a cult science fiction TV show by The Jim Henson Company.
  • Ben Edlund
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Ben's the creator of The Tick, the funniest cartoon ever inspired by a comic book, where fans have been enjoying Ben's creation since 1988.
  • Walker Edmiston
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Walker Edmiston may be best known for his acting in a number of Sid and Marty Krofft productions.
  • Nathan Edmondson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Nathan Edmondson is writer of Image Comics' series Who is Jake Ellis?The Activity, and Dancer, plus DC’s New 52 Grifter.  He is also a screenwriter.
  • Mark Edward
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mark Edward is a professional mentalist who specializes in magic of the mind. As one of only five specially chosen and trained mediums in the history of the Magic Castle, he has performed seances that helped him perfect the role of spirit medium and psychic entertainer.
  • Casey Edwards
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Part of the Atlanta based Studio Revolver, Casey Edwards is a graphic designer/illustrator as well as creative director for Mowie Inc.
  • Don "Duck" Edwing
    [**Past** Guests in 1991] Duck Edwing and his trademark Duck Side artwork has helped define MAD Magazine over the years.
  • Maggie Egan
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Maggie plays the ISN anchor, a recurring character on Babylon 5.
  • Bob Eggleton
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Bob Eggleton is a Hugo Award-winning science fiction, fantasy, and horror artist. His drawings and paintings cover a wide range of topics, depicting space ships, alien worlds and inhabitants, dragons, vampires, and other fantasy creatures.
  • Ego Likeness
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ego Likeness is a female fronted post goth juggernaut. Beautiful intelligent lyrics over dark electronic rock.
  • Will Eisner
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Will Eisner is one of comics' foremost influences, and for good reason - he has been producing comics work since the very beginnings of the industry in the 1930s!
  • Josh Elder
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Josh Elder is the creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip and graphic novel series Mail Order Ninja. He has also authored stories for StarCraft: Frontline and The Batman Strikes. He is CEO of ComicFeast, a digital comics distribution solution.
  • Stephen Eley
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Stephen Eley is the editor of Escape Pod, the leading science fiction podcast magazine, and publisher of horror podcast “Pseudopod” and fantasy podcast “PodCastle.” Together, they deliver short stories by top authors to more than 40,000 listeners each week.
  • Elf
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Elf is a self-made artist whose projects include Klyde? and Tales From Grim City from Basement Comics, as well as work for Reprise and Metal Blade Records and skateboard deck art for 13th Floor in Japan.
  • Darryl Elliott
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Darryl Elliott is a regular contributor to Asimov's Science FictionAnalog, and Ellery Queen magazines. He has also provided cover and interior illustrations for dozens of role playing games for White Wolf Game Studios, R. Talsorian Games, Steve Jackson Games, Holistic Design, Chameleon Eclectic, and many others.
  • Nelsan Ellis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Nelsan Ellis is an award-winning American film and television actor and playwright, perhaps best known as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood.
  • Sara Elizabeth Ellis
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Sara Ellis is the assistant editor for Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show.
  • Virginia Ellis
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Virginia Ellis has written hardcover women's fiction for Ballantine, and, under the name of Lyn Ellis, a dozen romance novels for Harlequin.
  • Warren Ellis
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Warren Ellis is, among other things, the writer/creator of the multiple-award-winning Transmetropolitan series of graphic novels. He's got some thirty-five graphic novels in print, from the decadent SF of Lazarus Churchyard to the weird alternate histories of Planetary.
  • Harlan Ellison
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] A legendary voice in literary and screen science fiction, Harlan Ellison is one of the foremost writers of the 20th century.
  • Jeffrey J. Ello
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jeff Ello (aka "Jello") is a technologist and filmmaker, specializing in visual effects and digital cinematography for film and commercial projects. Jeff brings the latest gadgets, best-practices, live demonstrations, and horror stories to Dragon*Con's fast growing filmmaker and film-curious community.
  • Larry Elmore
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Larry Elmore is one of the world's leading fantasy artists. His works have graced the covers of National Lampoon, Heavy Metal, and Dragon magazine, among others. He is best known for his covers for the original Dragonlance novels. 
  • P.N. "Pat" Elrod
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Pat's written The Vampire Files series and the Jonathan Barrett: Gentleman Vampire series and is co-writing Keeper of the King and His Father's Son.
  • Elvira
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] When you hear the name Elvira only one person comes to mind...Halloween icon and quintessential symbol of all things spooky, the one and only Mistress of the Dark.
  • Egg Embry
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Egg Embry has written and/or edited comics for Arcana Studio (ANT, Ezra), Viper Comics (Dead@17), and Th3rd World Studio (Omega Chase). As well as writing, he has stepped up to producing art for the series Global Freezing at ComicsByEgg.com and producing The Burner for 4Js Publishing.
  • Emerald Rose
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Celtic Folk Rock band with a worldwide following, musical guests for Lord of the Rings cast and crew at the Academy Awards, house band and performers for Dragon*Con in Atlanta since 2001.
  • Jason Engle
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Jason is a hot young artist from the Jacksonville area whose current work includes the Shards of the Stone project.
  • Robert Englund
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] American leading actor of a number of horror films, probably best known as Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare On Elm Street and all of its sequels.
  • Envie
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Combining modern composition/experimentation with a challenging dark-pop foundation, Envie writes songs like no one else.
  • Richard Epcar
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Richard Epcar has voiced over 300 characters and is well known to Anime and Game fans, starting with Robotech. He is the voice of Batou in Ghost in the Shell, Bleach, Lupin, Bobobo-Bobobobo, Transformers, Digimon, Power Rangers, X-Men, Kenshin, The Mr. Men Show ,and currently Airbender-Legend of Korra. Some games you can hear him on include: Transformers-War for Cybertron as Skywarp, MK vs. D.C. as The Joker and Raiden, Kingdom Hearts as Anserm / Xehanort, Star Craft as Dark Templar, Call of Duty, Dead Space, Star Wars, Xenosaga as Ziggarat 8, Blue Dragon, Naruto, Dynasty Warriors, Command & Conquer, World of Warcraft, and Star Ocean.
  • Erin Hill & her Psychedelic Harp
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Erin (The Sci-Fi Harp Girl), plays harp and sings pop tunes with Twilight Zone-ish stories. USA Today premiered her “Lookout, Science” sci-fi music video, April 2012. She had a Top 40 album on the Billboard Independent chart (2009). She has played harp/sung with Kanye, Enya, Cyndi Lauper, and Moby. She’s the Pretty White Girl from Chappelle’s Show.
  • Annie Erskine
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Annie Erskine is a cartoonist, comic book artist, illustrator, writer, graphic designer, etc. Currently, Erskine does freelance illustrative work for Cartoon Network and is working on her own comic book creation, Magia High.
  • Jane Espenson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jane Espenson has written for Buffy the Vampire SlayerAngelFireflyThe O.C.Gilmore GirlsDollhouseBattlestar GalacticaCapricaGame of Thrones, and Torchwood: Miracle Day among other series. She currently writes for ABC's Once Upon A Time, and is co-creator of the web series Husbands.
  • Francesca Esquenazi
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Francesca Esquenazi is an art production coordinator at Riot Games. In addition to managing external artists and the outsourcing pipeline for League of Legends, she also provides production assistance to all content teams including champion, skins, and splash teams. Before working at Riot, she worked at Pandemic Studios, providing production support to the Mercenaries 2The Saboteur, and Lord of the Rings Conquest teams.
  • Erik Estrada
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Erik Estrada may be best known for his role as highway patrol officer Frank Poncherello in the highly successful television series, CHiPs.  He has also had a regular role doing voiceovers for the Cartoon Network show Sealab 2021 as First Mate Marco Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
  • Eric Etebari
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Eric Etebari starred as Ian Nottingham in the TV series Witchblade. Since then, he's been seen in the big screen features 2 Fast 2 Furious and Cellular.
  • John Everson
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] John Everson is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the erotic horror/dark fantasy novels Covenant, Sacrifice, The 13th, and the newly released Siren.
  • Doc Ezra
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Doc Ezra is a senior writer for Needcoffee.com, a premiere pop culture news and reviews website now celebrating its 10th year serving the entertainment needs of over-caffeinated insomniacs the world over.
  • Beth Ezzo
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Beth Ezzo is John's right-hand woman in the field on Haunted Collector

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  • Mike Faber
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mike Faber is the Founder, Chief Creative Officer, and Host of the highly geeky ESO Network, The Earth Station One Podcast, and Accompanying Blog which celebrates our love for all things Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comics and much, much more since April 2010.
  • Mark Fabi
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Mark's first novel Wyrm is being published by Bantam Spectra as a trade paperback.
  • Peter Facinelli
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Peter Facinelli portrays Twilight's Dr. Carlisle Cullen, the patriarch of the mysterious vampire family, living in the small town of Forks, WA.
  • Fader Vixen
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Fader Vixen is an independent music duo featuring Jeremy Frank and Toniet Gallego. Based in Atlanta, GA, they have been creating electronic music together since the summer of 2009.
  • Faith And The Muse
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Amidst a diverse musical background ranging from dark alternative rock and electronica to world music and neo-classical to jazz, avant garde, and folk, Faith And The Muse provide one of the rarest experiences in art, theater, and music.
  • G. D. Falksen
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] G. D. Falksen is an author and lecturer. His fiction includes Blood In The Skies, The Strange Case of Mr. Salad Monday, and An Unfortunate Engagement. He has appeared in The NY Times, The SF Chronicle, and on MTV and NHK. He is the lead writer for AIR: Steampunk and blogs for Tor.com.
  • Sean Patrick Fannon
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Sean Patrick Fannon is the author and creator of Shaintar: Immortal Legends and is the Marketing/PR Manager for DriveThruRPG and RPGNow. He has over two decades of experience in RPGs and gaming, including work with GAMA, Hero Games, and writing The Fantasy Roleplaying Gamer's Bible.
  • Debrah Farentino
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Debrah's most recent roles include Isabelle Matia-Paris in the ABC series Wildfire and Beverly Barlowe in the Syfy Channel series Eureka.
  • Lynn Farnham
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Lynn is a longtime member of Dark River Writers and has been active in our writer's track for several years. Her writing has been published in Fantasy Book.
  • John Farris
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] John Farris is one of the world's most respected "serious" horror authors.
  • Fat Momma
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Nell Wilson appeared as "Fat Momma" in Season One of the Sci Fi Channel's hit reality series, Who Want to Be a Superhero?, and immediately drew unprecedented attention from the media, critics, and viewing audience. Although Nell did not win, she was the first runner-up.
  • David Faustino
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Before he was 20, David Faustino already had 150 TV, film, and TV commercial credits. Best known as "Bud Bundy" in the top-rated Fox network comedy series, Married...With Children (1987-97), the series became one of the longest-running sitcoms in TV history.
  • Bill Fawcett
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bill is a founder of Mayfair Games, a board and role play gaming company and designed award winning board games and role playing modules. He has designed computer games and co-authored several novels. His company Bill Fawcett & Associates has packaged over 350 books. Bill has edited or co-edited over 50 anthologies.
  • Feedback
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Matthew Atherton is "Feedback," the winner of the first season of Who Wants To Be a Superhero? As Feedback, Matthew uses his "powers" for good and raises money for Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
  • Kenneth L. Feinberg
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ken Feinberg is best known as the Chaos Demon from Buffy the Vampire Slayer as well as memorable characters on CharmedAlias, and Star Trek's Enterprise. An award winning director, Feinberg has had 4 films at the famous Cannes Film Festival. Additionally, Feinberg trains actors who are working in movies/TV.
  • Raymond E. Feist
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Ray is the New York Times best-selling author of the Riftwar and Serpentwar sagas.
  • Tom Feister
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Tom Feister is a part of the Atlanta-based Studio Revolver. His work has also appeared in G.I. Joe, Iron Man, Avengers: the Initiative, and Green Lantern/Sinestro Corps.
  • Al Feldstein
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Al Feldstein created, wrote, illustrated, and edited popular titles such as Tales from the Crypt and MAD Magazine.
  • Tom Felton
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Tom Felton is an English actor and singer. He is best known for playing the role of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series, the movie adaptations of the best-selling Harry Potter fantasy novels by author J. K. Rowling.
  • Colin Ferguson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Colin Ferguson is a Canadian actor. He currently stars as the lead in Eureka, a SyFy channel series that began broadcasting in 2006. Ferguson was a member of the Montreal improv group On the Spot, as well as a founding member of The Second City in Detroit MI
  • Doug Ferguson
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Doug Ferguson is a past Vice President of GAMA.
  • Louis Ferreira
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Louis Ferreira is best known to Science Fiction audiences from his recent Gemini Award nominated role as Colonel Everett Young on Stargate Universe
  • Lou Ferrigno
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] A world-renowned bodybuilder and actor, Lou Ferrigno has played many roles calling for someone really big, but none as famous as The Incredible Hulk.
  • Andrea Ferris
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Holistic Design Inc.'s lead AI programmer, Andrea Ferris has been programming computers since 1980, starting with the TRS-80 Color Computer I.
  • Samantha Ferris
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Samantha Ferris is best known for her recurring leading roles in Sci-fi shows such as Supernatural, V, The 4400, Stargate SG1, and Battlestar Galactica.  
  • Susan Fichtelberg
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Susan Fichtelberg is the author of Encountering Enchantment: A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens. She has presented programs about speculative fiction for children and teens at WorldCon, Dragon*Con, The Witching Hour, and Phoenix Rising, as well as for state and national library conferences.
  • Jack Fields
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jack Fields is a puppeteer and video artist known for his absurd 8ft-tall monster, Godrick, and as the author of the equally absurd 30H's. He is attending as a representative of IBEX Puppetry.
  • Fiends Carnival of Souls
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Hailing from the Macon area, the Fiends are a horror-movie influenced punk-metal band.
  • Nathan Fillion
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Yes, it's Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds of Firefly and the new film Serenity. He was also Caleb in the last season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  • Buddy Finethy
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Buddy's most recent projects include a Red Hot Chili Peppers comic, The Adventures Of Blondie Strange Comix, and cover art for Relix magazine.
  • Stephen Finley
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Stephen is the author of the website "Daddy-O's Drive-In Dirt" (part of the Satellite News website at mst3kinfo.com), which contains trivia and film history of every movie, short, and serial shown on MST3K.
  • Leslie Fish
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] I play 12-string acoustic guitar and sing my original filksongs
  • Carrie Fisher
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Carrie Fisher is best known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy.
  • G.W. Fisher
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] G.W. Fisher is an artist on Marvel Comics' trading cards and an inker on Image Comics' Intimidators and ShadowHawk. He also inks for several Digital Webbing Presents series and for Big City Comics.
  • Rob Fitz
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rob Fitz is a filmmaker and makeup artist that has been in the film business over 15 years. God of Vampires, his independent feature, won awards and received international release in 2010 paving the way for his next project, The Pact, a horror film about teen suicide and the undead.
  • Anthony Fitzgerald
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Anthony Fitzgerald is an actor who is making his mark in the horror and Sci Fi genre of film and televsion. Never shy to take on a challenge Anthony is the star of Laid to Rest, All About Evil and Whore. Also seen in HEAD CASE, InAlienable, and many other roles.
  • Five More Dead
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] The Atlanta Press's Best New Band 1999, 5 More Dead are a 4-man troupe who command a mature, stylistic show with explosive sound and hi-energy theatrics.
  • Ann Flagella
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Ann Flagella is Associate Producer for the forthcoming fantasy epic Dungeons & Dragons: The Movie.
  • Sean Patrick Flanery
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Since 1988 Sean Patrick Flanery has appeared in over 53 films, including The Boondock Saints, Powder, Simply Irresistible, and D-Tox.  He is best known for playing Connor McManus in The Boondock Saints and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.
  • Joe Flanigan
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Joe Flanigan is an American television actor best known as Major/Lt. Colonel John Sheppard in Stargate Atlantis.
  • Zeke Flatten
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Zeke Flatten is co-founder and CEO of Afterlight Pictures, an Atlanta based independent film distribution company. Zeke has worked behind the camera as a writer, director, and producer on award-winning commercials, films, and music videos.
  • Charles Fleischer
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Charles Fleischer is best known as the voice behind Roger in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?. He has also co-starred in the films A Nightmare On Elm Street, Back To The Future 2, The Polar Express, and more recently in David Fincher's film Zodiac.
  • Chris Fleming
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] In 2003 Chris began co-hosting the international TV show Dead Famous with European model Gail Porter. This allowed Chris to attempt to contact and investigate claims of hauntings by celebrity ghosts and visit over 150 of the most haunted locations in America. He has also appeared on numerous radio shows and TV shows such as the Ghost Hunters and Larry King.
  • Stephen Fleming
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Stephen Fleming is Chief Commercialization Officer at the Georgia Institute of Technology, an active aerospace investor, and a director of XCOR Aerospace. He is a sought-after speaker on alternative space access, science and technology policy, and technology transfer.
  • Tom Fleming
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tom has done everything from cover work for Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse Comics, to paintings for World of WarcraftMagic, and Heavy Metal magazine along with Movie/TV work and is a four time Chesley Award Nominee!
  • Chad Fletcher
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] The allure of inking comics has been calling his name recently; his most recent comics work includes inks on Image's Heirs of Eternity.
  • Louise Fletcher
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] An Academy Award winner and American icon, Louise Fletcher is best known to baby-boomers as Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest. For Generation Xers, however, she was the cunning Kai Winn on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
  • Lynn Flewelling
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Lynn Flewelling is the author of two internationally acclaimed fantasy series, the Nightrunner books, and the Tamir Triad, as well as other short fiction.
  • Eric Flint
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Eric Flint is the author of three dozen science fiction and fantasy novels, has edited about as many anthologies, was the editor for Jim Baen's Universe magazine, and publishes the e-zine Grantville Gazette.
  • Rev. Suzie the Floozie
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Rev. Susie the Floozie has been a Dragon*Con fixture since 1987. A writer, radioshow creator, comicbook letterer, stripper, performance artist, graphic designer, comedian, dominatrix, and music archivist, she writes for Ruse Magazine and is writing her memoir.
  • Jason Flowers
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jason Flowers recently completed a graphic novel called Ripped that has been optioned as a motion picture. He is poster artist for the Atlanta-based horror show Splatter Cinema, does art for the Atlanta Horrorfest and Atlanta Rollergirls, and is working on new horror graphic novels.
  • Carly Floyd
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Carly wrote the popular Internet fan-fic Awaiting Angels set in the Transformers universe, and has also completed two sequels soon to be published on the Net.
  • Eddie Floyd
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Mr. Floyd is a medieval weapons designer, fight instructor, and a founder of the Swordplay Alliance.
  • John L. Flynn
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. John Flynn has written 13 books, 2 screenplays, and many short stories. He is a member of the Science Fiction Writers of America, and has been nominated for three Hugo awards.
  • Flynn's Folly
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Whether Gamer or Jedi, Browncoat or Rennie, you will be intrigued, entranced, inspired, and amused by Flynn's Folly's rhythmic audacity and melodic mischief. So join the frolicsome half a foursome for Celtic folk, filk, and fun!
  • Bill Fogarty
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Bill Fogarty is a director at the largest performing arts center in the south, has written and directed for theatre and television, and has owned and operated haunted houses in Florida and Georgia.
  • Kaja Foglio
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Kaja has created fantasy art for Magic: The GatheringNetrunnerBattlelords of the 23rd CenturyLegend of the Five RingsLord of the Rings, Age of Heroes, and Vampire.
  • Phil Foglio
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Phil Foglio has done comics for DC, Marvel, Comico, First Comics, Dark Horse, and WARP. His XXXenophile was nominated for the Eisner Award.
  • Ron Fontes
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Together with his wife Justine, Ron has penned over 400 stories, featuring licensed character from Bugs Bunny to the X-Men, often based on popular movies like The Lion King, Batman Returns, The Phantom Menace, Mars Attacks!, and more.
  • Dave Fooden
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] David Fooden began his art career in 1994, illustrating for White Wolf's Vampire: the Masquerade RPG, and his award-winning artwork has graced the covers and pages of some of the most prestigious companies in gaming and comics.
  • Michelle Forbes
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Michelle Forbes is an American actress who has built a career of work in television and independent film and has acted in productions in both the United States and in the United Kingdom. Forbes first gained attention from her dual role in daytime soap opera Guiding Light, for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination. Although she has appeared in significant roles in movies such as Escape From LA, Kalifornia, and Swimming with Sharks, Forbes is perhaps best known for her recurring appearances on genre and drama shows such as Star Trek: The Next Generation and Homicide: Life on the Street during the nineties, while building her career with roles throughout the 2000s in Battlestar Galactica, 24, In Treatment, and True Blood.
  • Ken Foree
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] No fan of genre film can forget Ken as the star of the original Dawn of the Dead. Recently he's popped up in The Devil's Rejects.
  • Michael Forest
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Best known to Star Trek fans as Apollo in “Who Mourns for Adonis,” Michael Forest has also performed in Shakespearean plays and in TV and European films.
  • Rick Forrester
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Rick Forrester is an actor known for his performances in Surface, American Gothic, October Sky, and Cherry Falls, as well as voice roles in Shinesman, Blue Sub 6, Clamp School Detectives, Virtua Fighter, and Shogun Assassin 3-5.
  • Ron Fortier
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Ron has been a professional writer for over twenty-five years. He has worked on such properties as The HulkPopeyeRambo, Peter PanThe Green Hornet, and The Terminator.
  • Alan Dean Foster
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Alan Dean Foster is an American author of fantasy and science fiction. He authored 10 volumes of novelizations based upon Star Trek: The Animated Series and co-wrote the original novelization of Star Wars.
  • Eugie Foster
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Eugie Foster received the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was named Bards and Sages Author of the Year. She has also been nominated for the Hugo, BSFA, and WSFA awards. Her publication credits number over 100, and her short story collection, Returning My Sister's Face, is now available from Norilana Books.
  • Bob Fowler
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Bob self-published The History of the World According to Jack T Chick, a comprehensive book about Chick and his works. In 2001, Last Gasp published an expanded second edition with the shorter title The World of Chick.
  • Evan Fowler
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Evan Fowler is an L.A. based actor who currently portrays Lt. Alex Freeman in the upcoming "Blood & Fire" for Star Trek: New Voyages.
  • Mallie Fox
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mallie Fox is the co-host of Darkness on the Edge of Town Paranormal Radio show, a.k.a - Darkness Radio, one of the most popular paranormal radio shows in the United States.
  • Jim Fox-Davis
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Jim Fox-Davis is an actor known for Star Trek: Hidden Frontier and Operation Beta Shield.
  • John Foyt
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] John Foyt is a longtime fan of the Perry Rhodan series and is responsible for the series' North American relaunch.
  • Frank Fradella
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Frank Fradella is the founder/president of Cyber Age Adventures, a publishing company of superhero fiction.
  • Jonathan Frakes
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jonathan Frakes is best known for his portrayal of Commander William Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • Francesco Francavilla
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Francesco Francavilla is currently illustrating Dynamite's Zorro series with comics legend Matt Wagner. Other recent work includes Vertigo's Scalped series, horror graphic novel Sorrow, and the Frazetta Comics special Dracula Meets the Wolfman.
  • Rainbow Sun Francks
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Rainbow starred in Stargate Atlantis Season 1 as U.S. Marine Lieutenant Aiden Ford.
  • Matt Frank
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Matt Frank is quickly gaining monstrous recognition for his work on IDW's Godzilla comic series as a cover and interior artist. His art can be found in Godzilla: Kingdom of MonstersGodzilla: Gangsters and GoliathsGodzilla: Legends, and several Transformers titles.
  • David Franklin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David Franklin is best known to Sci-Fi/Fantasy fans as the consummate Peacekeeper officer Captain Braca on Farscape. Another memorable role is that of Brutus in seasons 4 and 5 of Xena Warrior Princess. He played Heat Blast in Ben-10: Race Against Time.
  • Frank Kelly Freas
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Kelly Freas is one of the SF field's most honored and most accomplished artists (he's also painted a Queen album cover), with ten Hugo Awards and a record 20 nominations to his credit!
  • Chandra Free
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chandra Free is the artist/writer/creator behind the dark fantasy graphic novel series, The God Machine. She’s also an illustrator on other books like Fraggle RockConspiracy of the Planet of the Apes, and the Graphic Cannon. You can find her work at spookychan.com
  • Freezepop
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Freezepop has always been something of an oxymoron: embraced by both cool kids and nerds; serious about irony; and retro-futuristic. A synth band in a guitar videogame, singing pop songs about rock.
  • Frenchy and the Punk
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Fusing foot-stompin' bohemian cabaret, world music, French chanson, and 80s punk, with vaudeville charm, steampunk flair, and a pixie spirit, the duo's performances are a high energy theatrical spectacle. They captivate crowds by seamlessly blending raucous, danceable old-world melodies with cheeky stories sung in English and French and exhilarating Taiko meets Blue Man Group drum and percussion instrumentals.
  • Bonita Friedericy
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Bonita Friedericy is an American actress, who currently can be seen in the television series Chuck as NSA Director General Beckman. She has also appeared on Star Trek: Enterprise, The Nine, The West Wing, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
  • Larry Friedman
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Along with books, illustrations, and maps for White Wolf, Larry has also worked for Wizards of the Coast, Tor Publishing, M&M Publishing, and Invisible Records.
  • Peter H. Friedman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Peter H. Friedman is the managing director of Peter Friedman CPA with offices in San Francisco and New York. The company specializes in e-commerce, tax litigation support, U.S. and international tax compliance, and Business Consulting. Their motto is “we do what others can't or will not do.’
  • Stanton Friedman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Stanton T. Friedman is a physicist, lecturer, and professional Ufologist.
  • Esther Friesner
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Esther Friesner's short fiction and poetry have appeared in Asimov'sFantasy And Science FictionAboriginal SFPulphouseAmazing, and Fantasy Book, as well as in numerous anthologies.
  • Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treatment Nurse
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Margaret Downey developed the Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treatment to combat superstitious beliefs. Her character encourages many others around the nation to also join in the fight. She will bring nurses and doctors to Dragon*Con to consult with people who hold on to irrational superstitions, participate in the parade, and speak for Skeptics.
  • Will Frishe
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Currently a coder for Holistic Design, he has been designing and programming computer games since his Georgia Tech days.
  • Brian Froud
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] The legendary Brian Froud is the genius behind the critters and design of The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth.
  • Katherine Fugate
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Katherine wrote the episode “When Fates Collide” for Xena: Warrior Princess and two episodes for Max Steel. Her feature credits include Kounterfeit and Carolina.
  • Thomas E. Fuller
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Tom was the myth, the legend, the voice... the man behind the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company. Before his passing in 2002, he had also written several published short-stories and young-adult novels.
  • The FuMP
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] According to Dr. Demento, The Funny Music Project is "one of the best things to happen to funny music since Al got weird."
  • Mira Furlan
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mira Furlan is best known to the American audience for her role as Ambassador Delenn in the Warner Bros. TV-series Babylon 5 and as Danielle Rousseau in the the ABC hit series Lost.
  • Edward Furlong
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Edward Furlong is an American actor whose best known film roles include John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Daniel Vinyard in American History X. He is a two-time Saturn Award nominee, winning the 1992 Best Performance by a Younger Actor award for his performance in Terminator 2.
  • Michael A. Furno
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Michael Furno is an award winning filmmaker whose works include the acclaimed horror convention documentary, UnConventional. Michael is pleased to be releasing his first graphic novel, The Minions of Ka, at Dragon*Con.
  • Stephen Furst
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Stephen Furst played the character of Vir in the Warner Bros. Science fiction hit Babylon 5.
  • Fusebox
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Using tried and true guitar-oriented music and mixing it with cutting-edge digital and MIDI technology to achieve their sound, Fusebox takes a step ahead.

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  • Amelia G
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Amelia G is Editor-in-Chief at Blue Blood magazine and a frequent writer of vampire fiction.
  • Diana Gabaldon
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Diana Gabaldon is the author of the award-winning, #1 NYT-bestselling Outlander novels, described by Salon magazine as "the smartest historical sci-fi adventure-romance story ever written by a science Ph.D. with a background in scripting Scrooge McDuck comics."
  • David Gaider
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David Gaider has been a writer for videogame developer BioWare since 1999, having most recently worked on both Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II, for which he has also written three tie-in novels and a Dark Horse comic series.
  • Galanoth
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tony Deller is Senior VP of Game Operations for Artix Entertainment. He has worked with AE since 2002, and was instrumental in the launch and growth of AE's game AdventureQuest, one of the first and foremost Flash RPGs. Mr. Deller now leads the continued development of AE games after launch.
  • Dan Gallagher
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Dan's multiple degrees, military experience, and other pursuits all contributed to his first novel, The Pleistocene Redemption.
  • Diana G. Gallagher
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Diana G. Gallagher has written young adult and adult novels in several series, including Buffy The Vampire SlayerCharmedSmallvilleSabrina the Teenage WitchThe Secret World of Alex Mack, and Are You Afraid of the Dark?.
  • S.L. Gallant
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] S.L. Gallant's work can be seen in IDW's Mack Bolan, Titan's Torchwood, and Dreamworks Tales: Shrek/Bee Movie. Previously he worked onMarvel Adventures: The Avengers, Dark Horse's adaptations of Cross and Jonny Quest, DC's Showcase, and Eric Powell's The Goon.
  • Sean Galloway
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] As the series' lead character designer, Sean Galloway provides the defining look that serves as a jumping-off point for the stories of the new half-hour Sony Pictures Television animated series The Spectacular Spider-Man.
  • Dr. Charles E. Gannon
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Dr. Charles E. Gannon is a Distinguished Professor of English (St. Bonaventure U.), was a Fulbright Senior Specialist in American Lit & Culture (2004-2009), and is a member of the SIGMA SF think-tank. Dr. Gannon's most recent novel is Extremis (Baen, w/ S. White, May; 2011) and his next forthcoming is 1635: The Papal Stakes (Baen, w/ Eric Flint, early 2012).
  • Bob Garcia
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Robert Garcia has been working as an editor, writer, and graphic designer in the sf/fantasy/horror field for over twenty years. He now works for one of the nation's largest Hollywood collectibles companies, Reel Art. Current publishing projects include a book of Lovecraftiana featuring the artwork of Bob Eggleton and text by Stephen Jones which is looking for a publisher and the design for OTHER WORLDS, BETTER LIVES recently published by Old Earth Books.
  • Derek Garcia
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Since the age of 12, Derek grew up doing monster makeup creations on his fraternal twin brother, Eric Garcia, who is also a contestant on season 3 of Face Off. Derek has 8 years experience in special FX make-up artistry and 6 years as a Tattoo Artist.
  • Marta Gardner
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Raquel Gardner
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Raquel is an actress and model who has appeared in feature films such as Poltergeist IIIA Night at the Roxbury, and Species II. She is also a re-occurring host of E's Wild On.
  • Richard Garfield
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Richard Channing Garfield is a mathematics professor and game designer who created the card games Magic: The Gathering, Netrunner, BattleTech CCG, Vampire: The Eternal Struggle (originally known as Jyhad), The Great Dalmuti, Star Wars Trading Card Game, and the board game RoboRally. He also created a variation of the game Hearts called Complex Hearts. 
  • Trevor Garner
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Trevor Garner works as a Stuntman, Stunt Double, Fight Choreographer, Stunt Coordinator, and Action Director on independent short and feature films, as well as comic and sci-fi inspired fan films. He is also an actor, and has several co-staring and supporting credits to his name
  • Susan M. Garrett
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] A longtime fan of genre literature and media, Susan's first novel, Forever Knight: Intimations of Mortality, was published by Berkley in October 1997.
  • Richard Garriott
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] In October 2008 Richard Garriott became the first second-generation astronaut to fly to space and today is a leading expert on commercial space travel. He is an award-winning and legendary game designer and is currently co-founder and creative director at mobile and social game startup, Portalarium.
  • Kathy Garver
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Best known for her co-starring role as "Cissy" in Family Affair, Kathy has also garnered critical acclaim in movies, stage, and voice-over animation.
  • Travis Gary
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] One of Holistic Design's cadre of computer artists, Travis creates the people and things that fight, struggle, die, and sometimes even win in computer games.
  • Andrew E.C. Gaska
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Andrew E.C. Gaska is the creator of the sci-fi graphic novel series Critical Millennium from Archaia Entertainment. He founded the guerrilla studio BLAM! Ventures in 2003, and is author/creative director of the Space: 1999 revival comic/multimedia series, and the upcoming Illustrated Novel Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes.
  • Jerome Gastaldi
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Jerome heads up Grolier Interactive in Europe. Prior to Grolier he worked for five years in France's computer game industry.
  • Joel Gates
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Joel Gates, author of Return to Glory, has been a fantasy writer since 1995. As an avid role-player, Joel's writing reflects the atmosphere of an RPG session set against an epic fantasy backdrop.
  • Josh Gates
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Josh Gates is an American adventurer, explorer, photographer, and television personality. He is currently the host of Destination Truth on Syfy, a weekly one-hour show filmed in remote locations around the world that explores some of the world's mysteries and unexplained phenomena.
  • Chris Gauthier
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Christopher Gauthier is an English born Canadian actor who plays Cafe Diem owner Vincent in the SyFy Chanel series Eureka.
  • Dr. Pamela L. Gay
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Pamela L. Gay is an astronomer, writer, and podcaster focused on using technology to engage people in science. Each week, she and Fraser Cain take Astronomy Cast listeners on a facts-based journey through the cosmos. She's also behind the CosmoQuest citizen science project and blogs at StarStryder.com.
  • Geeky Pinups
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Timothy Oliver is a professional Photographer and Graphic Illustrator specializing in classic Pinups in Geeky genres.
  • Bruce Gehweiler
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Bruce Gehweiler is best known as the author/seminar leader of The Wordmaster series about writing and publishing. He also founded Marietta Publishing in 1996.
  • Gene Loves Jezebel
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Gene Loves Jezebel, one of the underground heroes of the 1980s had a knack for knocking out surprisingly catchy melodies coupled with a flamboyant stage presence.
  • Anderson Gentry
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Anderson Gentry is the author of The Crider ChroniclesBarrett's Privateers, and Sky of Diamonds. Born and raised in the Midwest, Anderson Gentry's life has been shaped by his wartime service as a U.S. Army officer.
  • Screaming Mad George
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Creator of mesmerizing, oft-hallucinatory special effects for Nightmare on Elm St. 4, NIN, Metallica, etc.
  • Drew Geraci
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Drew is the inker on the Birds Of Prey series for DC; his more recent credits include Batman, DV8, and various issues of DC's Secret Files.
  • Gil Gerard
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Gil Gerard is best-known to SF audiences as Capt. William "Buck" Rogers in the SF TV series, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. His other roles include several movie and TV series appearances.
  • Justin Gerard
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Justin is an artist and illustrator. Justin contributes articles to visual design magazines such as ImagineFX and to blogs such as Muddycolors. His work has won several awards including an Ippy Award for his work in Beowulf, Book 1, Grendel the Ghastly, and a Chelsey Award.
  • Michael Gerard
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Michael Gerard works in animation. Some of his works include Animaniacs and Ghostbusters.
  • Martin Quinn Gero
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Writer/Director/Executive Producer on 100 episodes of Stargate: Atlantis (writing 32 episodes, more than any other writer). Writer/Creative Consultant on Stargate: SG-1. Writer/Consulting Producer on Stargate: Universe. For his work on the Stargate franchise, Martin was awarded a People's Choice Award and has been nominated for Hugo Award.
  • David Gerrold
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Author of The Trouble With TribblesThe Martian ChildThe War Against The ChtorrThe Star Wolf, and Jumping Off The Planet, as well as numerous episodes of Twilight ZoneStar TrekLand of the Lost, and other TV series.
  • Lisa Getto
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] For the last four years, Lisa has been working in the biz, appearing in episodes of Babylon 5: Crusade, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Diagnosis Murder, and many other shows and movies.
  • Ghost of the Robot
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] This California-based alternative rock band with diverse influences has played to big crowds in Paris and at Hollywood's Viper Room. This isn't too surprising, since James "Spike" Marsters is the band's front man.
  • The Ghosts Project
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Based around sizzling gypsy violin and pounding drums, The Ghosts Project is Paul Mercer / Violin & Davis Petterson / Percussion. The Ghosts Project is an improvised music ensemble featuring a revolving lineup of special and unique musical guests and is a favorite of dance troupes everywhere.
  • Ghoultown
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Ghoultown are an up-and-coming Texas-based "gothabilly" band. Their latest release, Bury Them Deep, continues to hone their unique heavy western sound, which has brought attention from both fans and press alike since their inception in 1999.
  • Joe Giacoio
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Joe has won awards for his strange guitar playing and even stranger songwriting.
  • Bob Giadrosich
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Bob Giadrosich has been drawing professionally in the SF/Fantasy genres since 1987. He illustrated and designed A Life of Ravens by Alex Ness, and 15 years of his monochrome art were collected in Ink: Images and Essays from Bob Giadrosich
  • Donato Giancola
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Giancola describes himself and his work as a 'classical-abstract-realist working with science fiction and fantasy' and lists Hans Memling, Jan Van Eyck, Velazquez, Caravaggio, Vermeer, Piet Mondrian, Rembrandt, Rubens, and Titian as his favorite artists.
  • Gary Gianni
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Gary adapted The Tales Of O. Henry and 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea for First Comics in 1990 and has numerous comics credits since then.
  • Dr. Bill Gibson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Bill Gibson is a Canadian scientist and physician specializing in human genetics, DNA sequencing, and genetic disorders that cause severe obesity. His Vancouver-based team recently discovered the gene for Weaver Syndrome using Next-Generation Sequencing and Exome Analysis. Dr. Gibson is a member of the Science and Entertainment Exchange.
  • Marley Gibson
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Marley Gibson is the author of this hit young adult paranormal series Ghost Huntress and the co-author of The Other Side: A Teen's Guide to Ghost Hunting and the Paranormal with TruTV's Haunting Evidence star, Patrick Burns. She was featured on the premiere episode of A&E's My Ghost Story.
  • Stephen L. Gibson
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Thousands of people have come to know Stephen Gibson's journey to a skeptical worldview through his media appearances, DVDs, podcasts, and two books: Truth-Driven Thinking, and his latest, a novel illustrating the dangers of uncritical acceptance of dogmatic beliefs: A Secret of the Universe.
  • Veronica Giguere
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Veronica Giguere started off as the voice artist for the Secret World Chronicle podcasts then quickly proved her writing chops and was taken as a series coauthor.
  • Glorianne Gilbert
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Model for London Night Studios' character Poizon and EHProductions’ model of the year for 1998.
  • Allan Gilbreath
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Allan Gilbreath is the award-wining author of the Galen vampire series and Jack Lago mysteries. He is also a publisher, speaker, and performer featured on television, radio, and web/podcasts.
  • David Macinnis Gill
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David Macinnis Gill is the author of the debut novel, Invisible SunBlack Hole Sun, and Soul Enchilada, all from Greenwillow Books.
  • Terry Gilliam
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Terry Gilliam is an American-born British writer, filmmaker, animator, and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. Gilliam is also known for directing several well-regarded films, including Brazil (1985), The Fisher King (1991), 12 Monkeys (1995), and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998). He is the only "Python" not born in Britain, but gained British citizenship in 1968.
  • Laura Anne Gilman
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Laura Anne Gilman is the author of the Cosa Nostradamus books (the Retrievers and PSI series), and the award-nominated Vineart War trilogy (Flesh and Fire, Weight of Stone, and the forthcoming Shattered Vine). Her first collection, Dragon Virus, will be published this summer.
  • Patrick Gilmore
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Patrick Gilmore is best known as ‘Dr. Dale Volker’ on the SyFy series Stargate Universe, as 'Trennan' on SyFy's webseries Riese: Kingdom Falling & recently as 'Tom Drexler' on AMC's hit show The Killing.
  • Aria Giovanni
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] In 2000, Aria Giovanni appeared in the September issue of Penthouse magazine.
  • Burt Givens
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Burt is currently working on the Red Hot Chili Peppers comic as well as Adventures of Blondie Strange Comix.
  • Stephanie Gladden
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Stephanie has been drawing comics since 1993. Her titles include The SimpsonsRen & StimpyLooney TunesThe Powerpuff Girls, and Paul Dini’s Jingle Belle. She also worked as a character illustrator for Cartoon Network for ten years. Her own comics work includes Hopster’s Tracks and Girls of Monster Paradise.
  • Ed Glamkowski
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] An avid gamer, Ed came to Holistic Design Inc. to program computer games and has worked on many projects in the past three years, including the recently published Merchant Prince 2.
  • Brian Glass
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Brian Glass is a graphic designer who has worked in the RPG industry for over ten years at White Wolf Publishing. He is currently the art director of the popular Exalted role-playing game. 
  • Ron Glass
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Ron's most recent work includes the cult science fiction series Firefly, in which he played Shepherd Book, a religious man with a mysterious past. Glass reprised his role from Firefly in the 2005 film Serenity. Up next you can see Ron Glass starring as Judge Fenton in episodes of Shark.
  • Summer Glau
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Summer Lyn Glau is an American actress and dancer, known for playing River Tam in the science fiction series Firefly and follow-up movie Serenity, and for playing Cameron in the series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
  • Shane Glines
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Shane Glines is an illustrator, animator, and character designer. He is the founder and president of CartoonRetro.com, a website devoted to preserving the work of the great cartoonists and illustrators of the past.
  • Mark Goddard
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Mark Goddard played Major Don West on the 1960's classic television series Lost in Space. He also starred in the series Johnny Ringo, The Detectives, and General Hospital. He currently teaches at the F.L. Chamberlain School in Massachusetts where he lives with his wife, Evelyn, and their son, John.
  • Paul Goddard
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Paul Goddard has been involved with two Sci-Fi classics: The Matrix, and the Henson/Sci-Fi Channel's extraordinary Farscape series. Many don't realize that the man behind the mask of the unpredictable Banik Stykera, Stark, in Farscape is also the man behind the shades of Agent Brwon in the original Matrix.
  • Godhead
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Godhead, now a Dragon*Con fan-favorite, are an extremely powerful goth/techno/industrial quartet whose available CDs now include Power Tool Stigmata, Nothingness, 2000 Years of Human Error, and Evolver.
  • Basil Gogos
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Basil is the well known cover artist for the famous monster magazines, Monsterscene and Monsters
  • dkg goldberg
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] d g k goldberg has published over 50 short stories and two novels, Skating on the Edge and Doomed to Repeat It, plus over 500 articles in the mainstream media.
  • Christopher Golden
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Christopher Golden is a novelist, comic book writer, screenwriter, and editor. 2010 will see the publication of The New Dead, his zombie anthology for St. Martin's, and his new Dark Horse comic book series with Mike Mignola, Baltimore: The Plague Ships, among others.
  • Michael Golden
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Co-creator of the X-men's Rogue character, Michael Golden has been called "a legend" in the comics industry, and is sought after worldwide for his unique style, cover dynamics, and story construction that has garnered him a legion of devotees that number not only comic readers but other artists as well.
  • Gary Goldman
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Don Bluth's longtime business partner and co-animator, Gary's animated feature credits include Anastasia, An American Tail, Pete's Dragon, and the Dragon's Lair and Space Ace computer games.
  • Tony Goldmark
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Tony writes and performs comedy music; he scored a hit with "Teeth Clenched," a satire of the band Creed which was #2 or higher on Dr. D's Funny Five countdown for seven weeks in a row.
  • Jenette Goldstein
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Jenette is best-known to SF audiences as the memorable Vasquez from Aliens, but she's been in several other films including Lethal Weapon 2and Near Dark.
  • Jeff Gomez
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jeff's a top-shelf game designer whose work on Magic: the Gathering and Turok has proven extremely popular.
  • Steve Gonsalves
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Steve Gonsalves has been on the Paranormal television circuit for close to 5 years on the wildly popular Sci-Fi hit show Ghost Hunters.
  • Amanda Goodbread
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Amanda Goodbread has worked on the production team for a handful of animated shows on Adult Swim and MTV. Amanda has also worked as an animator and concept developer for a variety of animated shows.
  • Honey Goodenough
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Honey Goodenough is a puppeteer, clown, and magician. She's performed Phantom Limb's Fortune TellerLysistrata at La Mama, Alissa Hunnicutt's The Kid Inside, and produces Puppet Pandemic, scholarship fundraiser/showcase of works. You can find her clowning around NYC for the Starlight Children's Foundation. And that really is her name.
  • The Goodies
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Electric and exciting, The Goodies are a cross between a Tim Burton film, a Tom Waits performance, a vintage Van Halen concert, and Joel Gray in the movie, Cabaret.
  • Michael A. Goodwin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael A. Goodwin is a regular freelance game writer for White Wolf Game Studios / CCP North America.
  • R.W. Goodwin
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] R.W. Goodwin, the producer/director of Alien Trespass, was a vital member of the creative team behind The X-Files. He worked on more than a hundred episodes of the groundbreaking show, as co-executive producer or executive producer, director and, on "Demons" in the fourth season, writer. He has been honored with four Emmy Award nominations for Best Drama Series and three Golden Globes.
  • Dick Gordon
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr. walked in space on Gemini XI and orbited the moon on Apollo XII.
  • Dr. Frank Gordon
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dr.  Frank Gordon is a clinical psychologist who is interested in a variety of fields, including psychology, religion, and the biology of behavior change.
  • Michael Gordon
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael Gordon is the Editor-in-Chief of New Legend Productions, publisher of Crypto Zo comic and the new Invisible Scarlet O'Neil graphic novel. He is also the creator of Tiki Zombie and co-host of the Earth Station One podcast.
  • Chris Gore
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chris Gore is a comedian and writer who appears on G4TV's Attack of the Show. He is the creator of two upcoming animated series -- The Last Guys on Earth and the stop-motion adult comedy FetishVIL. His wildly popular podcast is “PodCRASH with That Chris Gore” and is available on iTunes. Chris loves Batman, zombies, and long walks on his back.
  • Liz Lauren Gorinsky
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Liz Gorinsky is an associate editor at Tor Books, where she edits a portfolio of acclaimed speculative fiction authors, including Ben Bova, Dave Duncan, A.J. Hartley, Cherie Priest, Brian Slattery, and Jeff VanderMeer.
  • Frank Gorshin
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] An actor with many roles in his repertoire, Frank will always be affectionately known to us as The Riddler.
  • Louis Gossett Jr.
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Academy- and Emmy-award-winning actor Louis Gossett, Jr.'s, films include The DeepJaws 3-DEnemy Mine, the Iron Eagle series, Toy SoldiersThe Punisher, and An Officer and a Gentleman - for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.  He has also been in TV series, including the Roots miniseries and Stargate SG-1.
  • Gavin Goszka
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Midnight Syndicate's Gavin Goszka lends a unique acoustic take to favorite songs from popular anime shows. Featuring performances in both Japanese and English.
  • Grant Daniel Gould
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Grant Daniel is a Minnesota-based artist known for his Topps Sketch Card work for the "Revenge of the Sith" set and "The Lord of the Rings: Evolution." In 2006 he will make his professional comic book debut as the illustrator for a new series published by Red 5 Comics.
  • Gary Graham
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Gary has appeared in numerous feature films such as Robot JoxThe Last WarriorMan Trouble, and Steel, and starred as Matt Sikes in Alien Nation. Recently he was seen as Ambassador Soval in Enterprise.
  • Jeff Graham
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] An accomplished model and underground actor, Jeff has starred in such films as Cremains, The House that Screamed 2, Zombie Bloodbath 3, and many others.
  • Kat Graham
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kat Graham is currently starring as Bonnie Bennett on the hit CW TV show The Vampire Diaries.
  • Mitchell Graham
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Mitchell Graham is the author of five novels including the Fifth Ring trilogy that has recently been optioned for a movie. He has participated in Dragon*Con writers' panels for the last five years.
  • Dr. Stephen Granade
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Stephen Granade is a physicist specializing in robotic systems and space-based sensors. His sensors have flown in space, controlled robot-flown helicopters, and guided the shuttle to the Hubble Space Telescope. He has provided scientific commentary for FoxNews.com and CBS Marketwatch, and has won awards for presentations to non-scientist audiences.
  • Charles L. Grant
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Charles is the author of the horror novels The Nesting, Night Songs, The Tea Party, and The Pet, as well as novels for the television series The X-Files.
  • Mark P. Grant
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Mark is the co-author of the 2000 and 2001 editions of Law of the Internet, a leading treatise that addresses all of the major legal issues raised by the Internet and is published by Lexis Law Publishing.
  • Erin Gray
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Erin Gray is an American actress, perhaps best known for her roles as Kate Summers in the situation comedy Silver Spoons and as Colonel Wilma Deering in the science fiction television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.
  • Jonathan Gray
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Jonathan was an artist on Sonic the Hedgehog and Archie. He is currently the artist of two webcomics: Chip and Walter and Time Trouble.
  • Neil Grayston
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Neil currently plays recurring character Douglas Fargo in Eureka, a Sci-Fi network series that began broadcasting in 2006.
  • Kevin R. Grazier
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Kevin R. Grazier is a writer-producer and planetary physicist who spent 15 years on the Cassini Mission to Saturn and Titan. He is also the science advisor for TNT's Falling Skies and the upcoming SyFy Channel series Defiance. He co-authored The Science of Battlestar Galactica.
  • The Great Luke Ski
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] The Great Luke Ski writes, records, and performs comedy music on a variety of pop culture subjects ranging from Lord of the Rings and Star Wars to Spider-Man and Keanu Reeves.
  • Brian Green
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Brian 'Psychochild' Green is an experienced online game developer. In his more than ten years of professional game development, he has done game programming, designing, writing, and live game administrating. He maintains the game development blog at http://psychochild.org/
  • Chris Marie Green
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Chris Marie Green is the author of the urban fantasy Vampire Babylon series from Ace Books. Her latest release is a reissue of book four, A Drop of Red. Starting in August, 2011, Ace will be publishing her new series, Bloodlands, a post-apocalyptic urban fantasy western trilogy.
  • Matt Green
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Matt Green has been a southern based feature film director for 13 years and special effects coordinator for over 25 years. He has directed 6 feature films as well as doing creature makeup and pyrotechnics for over 30 films
  • Richard Harrison Green
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Artist Richard Harrison Green was a Disney animator on award-winning Beauty and the Beast and Rescuers Down Under.  He graduated with honors from Ringling School of Art with honors and was named Best Fantasy Artist in 1987 in Atlanta.  His current project is a new series of paintings based on She.
  • The Green Goblyn Project
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] The Green Goblyn hail from Cape Canaveral Florida. The band has put out 3 CDs on Bony Orbit Records as well as various 7" EPs and been on countless compilations.
  • Andrew Greenberg
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Andrew Greenberg, co-creator of HDI’s Fading Suns and original developer of White Wolf’s Vampire: The Masquerade, has worked on numerous traditional and digital games. Computer game credits include Star Trek: Starfleet Academy, Emperor of the Fading Suns, Warhammer 40K: Final Liberation, Mall Tycoon, Railroad Tycoon Mobile, and more.
  • Daniel Greenberg
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Daniel Greenberg wrote the screenplay for the computer game Star Trek: Starfleet Academy and co-designed Star Control 3. He is currently Creative Director for Tolkien-based games at Universal Interactive.
  • Sanford Greene
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sanford Green worked professionally in comics for four years. His credits include Neon Cyber, Lady Pendragon, and Spyboy.
  • Hugh S. Gregory
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Professionally an avid Spaceflight Historian based in Vancouver, Canada, he has produced and sold videos on spaceflight history. His latest research includes the conceptual theory for the ELDSRR space reactor, Project MOSS for the Musk Observatory, and he recently co-authored a paper in Cartographica about mapping on Mars.
  • Mike Grell
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mike Grell is best known for his work on The Warlord for DC Comics, Starslayer for Pacific/First Comics, Jon Sable, Freelance for First Comics/IDW/Comicmix/ABC TV, Shaman's Tears for Image Comics, Bar Sinister for Acclaim Comics and Maggie the Cat for Image Comics.
  • Lois H Gresh
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Lois H. Gresh is the New York Times Best-Selling Author and Publishers Weekly Best-Selling Paperback Author of 23 books, including vampire horror novel Blood and Ice (2010), vampire romances (pseudonym), and a fiction collection, Eldritch Evolutions (2011). Recent stories appear in Tales Out of Miskatonic, Ancient Shadows, Hungry for Love: Zombie Romance, and others.
  • Joel Gretsch
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Joel Gretsch is currently playing Father Jack Landry in the new remake of V: The Series.
  • Alex Grey
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Alex's unique visions of the human body have appeared in album art by bands such as Tool, The Beastie Boys, Nirvana, and the Talking Heads, and have won raves across the globe.
  • Eric Griffin
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Eric Griffin is the best-selling author of the Tremere Trilogy (White Wolf Publishing): Widow's Walk, Widow's Weeds, and Widow's Might. His publishing experience includes working as an editor, a fiction developer, and a game designer.
  • Clay and Susan Griffith
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Clay Griffith is half of Clay and Susan Griffith who are the authors of the Vampire Empire trilogy (Pyr Books). Book 3, The Kingmakers, will be published in Sept. 2012 and premiere at Dragon*Con. Vampire Empire has been called "the future of genre fiction" by Paul Goat Allen of B&N.com.
  • Daniel Griffith
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Daniel Griffith is an independent documentary filmmaker specializing in cult cinema. Through his company, Ballyhoo Motion Pictures, he has produced and directed over 35 bonus feature productions. He is also the go-to documentarian for the Mystery Science Theater 3000 DVD sets, as well as Hammer Films.
  • Javier Grillo-Marxuach
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Javier Fillo-Marxuach is a writer and Supervising Producer on ABC's hit television series Lost, and writer and creator of Viper Comics' hot new title The Middleman.
  • Gris Grimly
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] A creator of the bizarre, Gris Grimly is the author/illustrator of eight, soon to be nine, books for children which have also captivated a large teenage and adult following.
  • Jim Groat
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Jim and Richard Konkle formed GraphXpress Comics and published Equine the Uncivilized, Morphs, and their flagship title, Red Shetland.
  • Max Grodenchik
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Max played Rom, Quarks's hapless brother, on Deep Space Nine, appeared in Rocketeer, Sister Act, and Apollo 13, and stars in Rumpelstilskin.
  • Groove-n-Plenty
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Influenced by Prince, Rush, Whitesnake, and KISS (among others), members of G-N-P have opened for bands like Yes, the Georgia Satellites, and Mother's Finest.
  • Gary Groth
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Gary Groth is an American comic book editor, publisher and critic. He is editor-in-chief of The Comics Journal and a co-founder of Fantagraphics Books.
  • David Guertin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] After graduating with a BFA in Sequential Art in 1998, Dave began his video game career at Singletrac Studio. After providing concept art on a handful of projects, Dave joined the multifaceted team of Insomniac Games in 2000 to begin production on a new intergalactic adventure for the Playstation: Ratchet and Clank.
  • Richard Guidorizzi
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Richard is a program manager at the central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense. He has 22+ years of both commercial and federal operational experience culminating in his present capacity, which is to bring revolutionary ideas and innovations to use by the military.
  • Paul Gulacy
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Paul is a master storyteller. On the heels of his new Batman Ras Al Ghoul graphic novel is Gulacy's just-released Vanguard career retrospective art book Spies, Vixens and Masters of Kung Fu.
  • Marc Gunn
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Award-winning Celtic Geek musician and podcaster nicknamed "The Celtfather" by The Signal Firefly Podcast for support of Celtic music. In 2011, he released Firefly Drinking Songs inspired by Whedon's show plus an album inspired by Dragon*Con and Tolkien's The Hobbit called Don't Go Drinking With Hobbits. Enjoy some fun Sci Fi Drinking Songs!
  • Daxiong Guo
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Daxiong is the first comic book artist in China and has published over 100 books in Asia becoming the most well known comic artist and creator in China.  He illustrated 3 books with Solei Publishing, and in the U.S. has worked on Star WarsJustice League America, and Fringe for DC, Dark Horse,  andIDW.
  • Paula Guran
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Paula Guran is the editor of mass market fantasy imprint Juno Books. In an earlier life she produced the award-winning DarkEcho newsletter, edited Horror Garage magazine, and has edited, written about, and reviewed sf/f/h for many professional publications. She’s also author John Shirley’s literary agent.
  • Julie Guthrie
    [**Past** Guests in 1990] Julie is an accomplished sculptor, working in a variety of media including resin, pewter, and bronze.
  • GWAR
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] GWAR has performed at Dragon*Con for four years in a row. In 2000, they'll be attending and entertaining (as always), but not performing a full show.
  • Gary Gygax
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Co-creator of gaming's most famous single product, Dungeons and Dragons, to many fans Gary remains the father of fantasy role-playing.

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  • RJ Haddy
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] One of the finalists and fan favorite vote for Syfy's Face Off, make up effects competition reality show. He is also a professional special effects make up artist, actor, writer, and director and has worked on several major motion pictures including Something About MaryBatman and RobinMortal Kombat AnnihilationThe Hulk, and more.
  • Dean Haglund
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Most fans recognize Dean as Ringo Langly, member of the trio of computer hackers and conspiracy theorists collectively known as "The Lone Gunmen" from The X-Files. His current project is The Truth Is Out There, a documentary he wrote and produced.
  • Larry Hagman
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Larry Hagman is an American film and television actor, producer, and director best known for playing J. R. Ewing in the 1980s primetime television soap opera, Dallas, and Major Anthony Nelson in the 1960s sitcom, I Dream of Jeannie.
  • Garrick Hagon
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Garrick has appeared in the films A Bridge Too Far, The Spy Who Loved Me, Batman, and as Biggs Darklighter in Star Wars: A New Hope.
  • Stacy Hague-Hill
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Stacy Hague-Hill is an Editor at Tor Books, where she has been fortunate to work with such authors as Carrie Vaughn, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., and David Farland. She’s also the editor for Tor’s tie-in novels for the hit RPG Dragon Age from BioWare.
  • Ellie Haguel
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Sid Haig
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Sid Haig has appeared in over 50 films including Diamonds Are Forever, George Lucas's THX-1138, Quentin Tarantino's Jackie BrownHouse of 1000 Corpses, and its new sequel, The Devil's Rejects.
  • Lurene Haines
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Working mostly in the comics field, Lurene is recognized for her pencil, color pencil, oil, and watercolor renderings.
  • Beverly Hale
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Beverly Hale has published numerous novels, short stories, comics, and gaming modules. Her work has appeared in Dark Horse Comics, Mayfair Games, and Yard Dog Press. Her first novel is The Essence of Stone
  • Samuel Koji Hale
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sam Koji Hale is an award-winning puppet filmmaker (Dragon*Con 2010 Best Animated Film for Yamasong). He produces the Handmade Puppet Dreams film series for IBEX Inc, created by Heather Henson. Sam is also art director for the Cartoon Network smash hit The Annoying Orange.
  • Joseph Peter Hale, II
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Anthony Michael Hall
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Anthony Michael Hall is the star of VacationSixteen CandlesThe Breakfast ClubWeird ScienceThe Dead Zone, and The Dark Knight.
  • Ed Hall
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Ed, a game studio editor for White Wolf, has written portions of several White Wolf gaming books.
  • Michelle Hall
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Michelle is a certified psychic medium through the Trilogy Institute of Lily Dale New York, and has over 20 years experience. 
  • Andy Hallet
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] A real-life lounge singer, Andy Hallet's one-time stint as a lounge host on Angel was so well-received he was kept on as a semi-regular.
  • Garner Halloran
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Garner Halloran is a 12-year veteran of the game industry and Senior Software Engineer at Red Storm Entertainment.  His credits include Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter and Rainbow Six.
  • Haloscript
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Formed near Savannah, GA, Haloscript's music is as deep and brooding as the dark water that surrounds the area.
  • Eschel Hamel
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] A longtime comic book collector and a regular writer for Indy magazine.
  • Mark Hamill
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Col. Christopher Blaine in the CD-ROM Interactive Movie Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom. Oh, yeah, he also starred in 1977's legendary film Star Wars.
  • Craig Hamilton
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Craig has inked issues of several comic-books, including Green Lantern, Legion of SuperHeroes Annual, Starman, Spectre, Fables, and Lucifer.
  • Laurell K. Hamilton
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Laurell K. Hamilton's writing is characterized by vivid prose, erotic sensuality, and complex character and world building. Laurell K Hamilton is a regular on the New York Times Bestseller List with both her series: Anita Blake -Vampire Hunter and Meredith Gentry - Fairy Princess/Private Eye series.
  • Scott Hamilton
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Scott is a writer and co-author of the book Reel Shame: Bad Movies and the Hollywood Stars Who Made Them. Hamilton's writing has appeared in The Radio Times Magazine, SFX Magazine, etc.
  • Doc Hammer
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Doc Hammer writes, voices, and does other crap for The Venture Bros (a show you can watch on cable TV).
  • Lee Hammock
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Lee is the designer of the Haven SF LRPG; his most recent credits include work on Forbidden Lore for Holistic Design's Fading Suns line.
  • Heath Hammond
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Heath Hammond is 3D Creative Manager and Key Artist for Sideshow Collectibles and has been with the company for approximately 6 1/2 years. Heath began in the 12-inch world for 21st Century as the Military Art Director.
  • Cully Hamner
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Cully Hamner is these days mainly known for drawing DC Comics' latest Blue Beetle series, and as the co-creator, with Warren Ellis, of Red.
  • Bo Hampton
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Bo Hampton is currently co-writing and drawing the horror graphic novel, Riven for Dark Horse comics. He has worked for most American and a few foreign comics publishers since 1983.  His most known works are Batman: Castle of the Bat and Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
  • Scott Hampton
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Scott has numerous credits in the comics field, including Pigeons From Hell, Tapping the Vein, Hellraiser, Books of Magic II, and Night Cries.
  • Yaya Han
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Yaya Han is a Cosplay idol, model, and costume designer with over 12 years of knowledge and expertise. She is a household name in the fandom world, has been featured in countless media publications, and is currently filming her own TV Series with SyFy.
  • Graham Hancock
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Graham Hancock is the author of several bestselling investigations of historical mysteries such as Fingerprints of the Gods and The Sign and the Seal. His lectures, radio broadcasts, and TV appearances have established his reputation as an unconventional thinker who raises controversial questions about humanity's past. His new book is Entangled, a fantasy-adventure timeslip novel.
  • Lori Handeland
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Lori Handeland is an award winning New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of her highly acclaimed paranormal werewolf Nightcreature series. Her new urban fantasy, Any Given Doomsday, will be released in November, 2008. 
  • Hangface
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Hangface is a Norwegian rock band that slams vividly colorful melodies into grinding hard rock, giving new meaning, substance and depth to the term "Hard Rock."
  • Nathan Hanish
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Nathan Hanish is a game industry veteran with credits including The Godfather: The Game, James Bond: From Russia With Love, and the ill-fated Wish Ultra MMORPG.
  • Gunnar Hansen
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Gunnar Hansen is best-known for playing Leatherface in the classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, now in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
  • Anne Hardin
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Anne's long friendship with Ray Bradbury - which originated from a mutual interest in jazz great Louis Armstrong - has produced two poems from Ray, as well as several related books and projects.
  • Jonathan Hardy
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Jonathan Hardy is best known as the voice of Rygel, the exiled Hynerian Dominiar, in the Saturn award-winning series FarScape. Recent credits also include the man in the moon in Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge.
  • David Harmer
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David S. Harmer is a Disaster Preparedness Consultant, and author of the Disaster Survivor's GuideAftermath! Survival GuideAftermath! Magic!Aftermath! Technology!Fantasy Beauties, and other works.
  • Andrew Harmon
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Andrew's recent credits at Holistic Design include the computer game Fading Suns: Noble Armada, and the sourcebook Lost Worlds: Star Crusade II.
  • Jessica Imoto Harney
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jessica Imoto Harney runs teams of creatives at her Captain Crazy Productions, Inc. Currently she is working back and forth between Atlanta and Los Angeles as a line producer, 1st AD, and cinematographer, in effort to bridge the gap between the two cities.
  • Brian Harnois
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Ghost Hunter and member of TAPS (The Atlantic Paranormal Society) a close-knit group of paranormal researchers.
  • Vincent Harper
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Vincent Harper is the founder and publisher of Bereshith Publishing and its two imprints, ShadowLands Press and Final Frontier Books.
  • Charlaine Harris
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Charlaine Harris has been a published novelist for over twenty-five years. Not a traditional mystery, nor yet pure science fiction or romance, Dead Until Dark broke genre boundaries to appeal to a wide audience of people who just enjoy a good adventure. Each subsequent book about Sookie Stackhouse, telepathic Louisiana barmaid and friend to vampires, werewolves, and various other odd creatures, has drawn more readers. The Southern Vampire books are published in Japan, Great Britain, Greece, Germany, Thailand, Spain, France, and Russia.
  • Danielle Harris
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] After a twenty-year hiatus after starring as Jamie Lloyd in HALLOWEEN IV & V, and to the delight of horror fans everywhere, Danielle Harris returned to the HALLOWEEN franchise - this time starring as Annie Bracket in the Dimension Films, Rob Zombie-directed update of the classic HALLOWEEN. She has reprised her role once again in HALLOWEEN II which premiered in theatres August 28, 2009.
  • John Harris
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] John is a patent attorney, concentrating in intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.
  • Jonathan Harris
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Forever dear to our hearts as the irascible, yet lovable Dr. Smith in Lost In Space, Jonathan has an impressive list of other acting credits as well.
  • Micah Harris
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Micah Harris is the author of the graphic novel Heaven's War, which pits J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Williams against the infamous Aleister Crowley.
  • Tony Harris
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Tony's an Eisner Award winner who penciled and painted covers for DC's Starman; other projects include JSA: The Liberty File, Dr. Strange: The Flight of Bones, and more.
  • Tony Harris
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tony broke into the Indie scene in 1989 with the self published B.L.A.D.E. thru his and Seaborn Mercers company Buccaneer Publications. After several issues Tony co-founded Gaijin Studios in Atlanta and thru Brian Stelfreeze landed the fully painted Nightmare on Elm Street with Innovation. Then onto the adaptation of Universal’s The Mummy for Dark Horse.
  • Jim Harrison
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jim works on Humongous Man for Alternative Press.
  • Ken Harrison
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Ken Harrison is the owner of Atlanta-based Belfax Studio and creator of the critically acclaimed comic book Steviebear.
  • Ray Harryhausen
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Ray Harryhausen is a legend in Hollywood special-effects history. Who can forget those dancing skeletons in Jason and the Argonauts?
  • Nicole Harsch
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Nicole Harsch and Mike Sakuta are the Crossed Swords. For over 20 years, their Crossed Swords Stage Combat Shows have been seen across the continental U.S. and Canada at renaissance festivals and science fiction conventions, and, of course, previous Dragon*Cons.
  • Raven Hart
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Raven Hart is the author of the Savannah Vampires series from Ballantine books. The series debuted with The Vampire's Seduction, and continued with The Vampire's Secret, The Vampire's Kiss, The Vampire's Betrayal, and The Vampire's Revenge. Hart also writes for Belle books under real name, Susan Goggins.
  • Tom Hart
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Tom is the creator of Hutch Owens Working Hard, New Hat and The Sands. He's recently been doing research overseas for a new comic book series.
  • A. J. Hartley
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] A.J. Hartley is the international bestselling author of 8 novels including Will Power, one of 2010's best sci-fi/fantasy books according to Kirkus Reviews, the Darwen Arkwright children's fantasy series, and Macbeth, a Novel. He's a Shakespeare Professor and writes for www.magicalwords.net.
  • Keith Hartman
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Keith Hartman is an American author of speculative fiction and a "struggling film-maker".
  • Jennifer Hartshorn
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Jennifer's game writing credits include designing and developing Wraith: The Oblivion (first ed.) and Vampire: The Dark Ages.
  • Everette Hartsoe
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Everette devised his ultra-violent character Razor and founded London Night Studio, one of the 1990s' most respected black-and-white comics publishers.
  • Bruce Harwood
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Bruce Harwood is best known for his role as John Fitzgerald Byers, one of the lone gunmen on the TV series The X-Files.
  • Susan Harwood
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Tariq Hassan
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] A seasoned illustrator with experience in comics, advertising, and design. Tariq has experienced creating sequential art, traditional and digital illustration, toy design, character designs, environment renderings, and conceptual art. Recently he's completed figure designs for the Star Wars Mini's line, as well as Illustrations for White Wolf RPG books. And with Upper Deck he completed 40 sketch cards for Marvel Masterpeices sets One and Two.  Past clients include White Wolf Games, Wizards of the Coast, DC Comics, and Upper Deck Inc.
  • Richard Hatch
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Internationally known actor, writer, and director Richard Hatch starred as the original Capt Apollo in 1978 and Tom Zarek in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series and has written 7 Battlestar Galactica novels for I-books, edited So Say We All, and written several Battlestar Galactica comics.  Additionally, he starred in the movie Inalienable.
  • Robert Hatch
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] A game designer at White Wolf, Rob currently develops the Vampire: The Masquerade line.
  • Noah Hathaway
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Noah is best-known to SF audiences in the States as Boxey from Battlestar Galactica and Atreyu in The Neverending Story.
  • Have Sword Will Travel
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Have Sword, Will Travel, a swordplay troupe, will represent The Privateers at Dragon*Con 2000.
  • Jason Hawes
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jason Hawes is the founder of TAPS and the main star of the SyFy channel hit show, The Ghost Hunters. He is also a New York Times bestselling author, with a new book coming out in late 2009.
  • Lindsey Rush Hawkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Lindsey Rush Hawkins is an artist and designer in the Atlanta area. Currently she is the Program Director of Design at Westwood College in Atlanta Midtown.
  • Drew Hayes
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Drew created the popular independent comic Poison Elves and has become one of the most singular and respected voices in the "self-publishing" movement.
  • Gary Kim Hayes
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Gary Kim Hayes was Managing Editor of the science fiction magazine Critical Mass, and is a multi-award winner for his short fiction. Recent stories appear in Night Terrors IIBlack Gate Books: eSsassinsDark Moon Digest Presents: Zombies, and Zombiesque from DAW books.
  • Steve Haynie
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Steve is one of the top comic book letterers in the country; he's fulfilled lettering chores for practically every major comics publisher.
  • Hattie Hayridge
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Hattie is best-known in SF circles as Holly, the computer from the legendary BBC series Red Dwarf and as Heidi from Lexx, but she's also a highly successful stage comedienne.
  • Laura Haywood-Cory
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Laura Haywood-Cory is an editor with over a decade of experience, who has been with Baen Books since early 2008.
  • Chris Hazelton
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Chris Hazelton produced his first comic, Building 12, online and in print. Chris followed up it with the much more successful and well-known comic Misfile. Chris began pursuing drawing comics as a full-time career and in 2006 signed on with Demented Dragon to write and illustrate the comic series A Steel Wing Shattered.
  • Hazmat
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Hazmat have been tearing down venues across the South for the past few years. Now with a new focus and new-found hunger they are branching their noise to new ears.
  • Russ Heath
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Russ's long and storied career in comics began in 1942 and covers everything from Sgt. Rock and Flash Gordon to The Lone Ranger and Enemy Ace.
  • Kyle Hebert
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Kyle Hebert is a voice actor from Street Fighter (Ryu), Bleach (Aizen), Naruto (Kiba), X Men Arcade (all males), Gurren Lagann (Kamina), and Dragonball Z (Narrator, Gohan). He's also on Final Fantasy XIII, World of Warcraft, and soon on The Avengers cartoon.
  • Shane Heckethorn
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Shane created his own comics company, Kat Butt Comix; look for their first release, Litterbox, in early 1999, with Brian Stelfreeze, Joe Lansdale, etc.
  • Jennifer Heddle
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jennifer Heddle is a senior editor at Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster, who specializes in fantasy, paranormal romance, women's fiction, pop culture and media tie-ins, and teen fiction.
  • Robert William Hedengren
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Robert has just broken into small press publishing with illustrations and music reviews featured in Carpe Noctem.
  • David Hedison
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Among David's many roles are Capt. Crane in Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea and Felix Leiter in two Bond films.
  • Tippi Hedren
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Tippi Hedren has a career spanning six decades. She is best known for her role as Melanie Daniels in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.
  • Heidi Anne Heiner
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Heidi Anne Heiner is the creator and keeper of one of the world's top folklore websites, the SurLaLune Fairy Tale pages at www.surlalunefairytales.com.
  • Tom Heintjes
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tom Heintjes is the co-founder and publisher of Hogan's Alley magazine, one of the leading magazines on contemporary and classic cartooning. He is a former managing editor of The Comics Journal and for years wrote biographical essays for Will Eisner’s Spirit magazine for Kitchen Sink Press.
  • Lance Heiskell
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lance Heiskell is a professional geek and has the title of Director of Corporate Strategy at FUNimation Entertainment to prove it. Lance has been with the leading provider of anime for ten years working on titles like Dragon Ball ZFullmetal AlchemistFLCL, and Trigun.
  • Tricia Helfer
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Tricia Helfer is a Canadian actress and former model, best known for her role as Number Six in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica miniseries and television series.  She will soon be seen in Ronald D. Moore’s NBC Pilot, 17th Precinct, a supernatural-themed police drama for NBC.
  • John P. Helfers
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] John Helfers works as a book packager for Martin H. Greenberg at Tekno Books, the largest book packager in the country. He has also written ten novels in a variety of genres, more than 35 short stories, and edited more anthologies and novels than he can remember.
  • Hellblinki Sextet
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] The Hellblinki Sextet – broken tooth blues in a Tux, choral fantasies for agnostic angels, peg-leg waltzes on the rim of Mt. Vesuvius, prone to suprise, tension, and dramatic release, Hellblinki mixes elements of American folk, European cabaret, and Punk Rock experimentation into an intoxicating brew of transcendent madness.
  • Jonathan Hemingway
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jonathan Hemingway is a Game Designer with Gearbox Software who helped to create the First Person Shooter/RPG hybrid Borderlands. He is currently working on Borderlands 2.
  • Christy Hemme
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] In 2004, Christy won the first ever WWE Diva Search contest and walked away with $250,000 and a year contract with WWE. She is now a TNA Knockout and is seen each week by millions on SPIKE TV. 
  • C.J. Henderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] C.J. Henderson is creator of the Teddy London supernatural detective series, current writer of the Kolchak: The Nightstalker graphic novels, and Cthulhu mythos writer extraordinaire.
  • Dan L. Henderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Dan's work has been featured in the past four consecutive volumes of Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. His work is spooky, humorous, or romantic depending on your point of view. He is also Department Chair for Illustration & Design at The Art Institute of Atlanta.
  • Elaine Hendrix
    [**Past** Guests in 2009]  Elaine Hendrix is best known for such popular and diverse projects as Disney's The Parent Trap, the cult phenomenon What The Bleep Do We Know?!, and the critically acclaimed CBS series Joan Of Arcadia, she has even been immortalized as 4 different collectable Happy Meal toys created for her character 'G2' from Disney's Inspector Gadget 2.
  • Jerry Heneghan
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Jerry is a producer of computer games at Red Storm Entertainment. He is currently working on a 3-D action-adventure game based on Anne McCaffrey's Freedom series.
  • Carrie Henn
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Caroline Marie Henn is a Saturn Award-winning former child actress who became famous as Newt, the little girl brought under the protection of Sigourney Weaver's character, Ellen Ripley, in the film, Aliens, the second installment of the Alien series.
  • Shannon Hennessy
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Shannon is Editor-in-Chief of the online magazine Ex Libris Nocturnis, a freelance horror/fiction writer and a White Wolf Games contributor.
  • Lance Henriksen
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Lance Henriksen is perhaps best known for portraying the android Bishop, an artificial life-form, in Aliens and Alien 3. He would go on to play Charles Bishop Weyland, the man Bishop's appearance was based on, in Alien vs. Predator. He also played the main character, Frank Black, in the TV series Millennium.
  • Brian Henry
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Brian is the co-author, co-maintainer, and general all-around web tech of Satellite News, the official Mystery Science Theater 3000 Information Club website.
  • Mark Henry
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Mark Henry is a humorous urban fantasy author of the Amanda Feral, Celebrity Ghoul series. His first novel, Happy Hour of the Damned, introduced the genre's first zombie protagonist and was optioned for a series by Showtime. He is a founding member of the League of Reluctant Adults.
  • Heather Henson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Heather Henson is the creative director of IBEX Puppetry, an UNIMA board member, and the youngest daughter of Jim Henson.  IBEX Puppetry produces Heather's own work as well as the Handmade Puppet Dreams film series, Puppet Slam Network & grant program, and IBEX Presents/Orlando Puppet Festival. IBEX's current touring schedule includes the Handmade Puppet Dreams film series as well as Heather's original Celebration of Flight and Sing Along With The Muppet Movie shows.
  • Clay Henss
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Clay Henss is a graphic artist, cartoonist, and illustrator who lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Diana Tixier Herald
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Diana Tixier Herald is well known in the library field where her expertise in science fiction and fantasy for teens and adults have made her books, presentations, workshops, reviews, and articles standards for helping guide readers to the next book he or she will really enjoy.
  • Brian Herbert
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Brian has written Sidney's Comet and The Garbage Chronicles. Three new Dune novels co-written with Kevin J. Anderson are now scheduled.
  • Richard Herd
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Richard Herd is known to millions for a variety of roles: John the Supreme Commander in V, his recurring role as Admiral William Noyce on Seaquest, as Admiral Owen Paris on Star Trek: Voyager, and three seasons as Captain Dennis Sheridan in T.J. Hooker among numerous guest star roles.
  • Tom Hern
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Tom Hern portrays Ram, the now-fallen leader of the Technos, in Seasons 4 and 5 of the international cult SF teen-oriented series The Tribe. He is also a gifted singer, writer, and performer.
  • Jacinto Hernandez
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jacinto's credits include inks on Lords #1 for Legend and a spoof in National Lampoon Magazine (Mar/Apr '94).
  • Rita Herron
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Multi-award-winning author of over 50 books and workshop speaker, Rita Herron writes paranormal romantic suspense novels for Grand Central Publishing. 2008 brought the first in her Demonborn series, Insatiable Desire. Look for book two in the trilogy, Dark Hunger, August of 2009 and book three in 2010!
  • J.G. Hertzler
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Best known to Star Trek fans as General Martok, J.G. has also appeared in such television shows as Quantum Leap, The Highlander, Lois and Clark, and the new Zorro series.
  • J.G. Hertzler
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] J.G. Hertzler portrayed the Klingon, General Martok on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
  • Howard Hesseman
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Hesseman is known for his role as anti-disco disc jockey John "Dr. Johnny Fever" Caravella on the television sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati from 1978 – 1982, a role Hesseman prepared for by working as a DJ in San Francisco at KMPX-FM for several months.
  • Virginia Hey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Virginia Hey is an Australian actress who moved into natural therapies, meditation, and perfume/candle design. Her acting career began following a successful modeling career, where she was spotted by casting directors for Road Warrior. Virginia went on to achieve worldwide recognition for her portrayal of Zhaan inFarscape.
  • Christopher Heyerdahl
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Christopher Heyerdahl can currently be seen playing John Druitt and Bigfoot in the series Sanctuary.
  • Laura Hickman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Laura Hickman is credited as the first female designer of a published Role Playing Game Module. With Tracy Hickman she is coauthor of the Bronze Canticles and Dragon's Bard series. Tracy and Laura wrote and edited the first science fiction movie filmed in space.
  • Stephen Hickman
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Stephen Hickman's illustrations have been used as cover work for many contemporary writers, such as Stephen Brust, Gordon Dickson, David Drake, Robert Heinlein, Spider Robinson, Anne McCaffrey, Andre Norton, and Steve Stirling. 
  • Tracy Hickman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] New York Times best-selling fantasy authors Tracy Hickman, with his wife Laura, are the creators of Dragonlance and icons of fantasy novels and role-playing. Tracy has over fifty books in print and is a pioneer of New Media Publishing. His latest novel is Wayne of Gotham, a Batman novel for DC Comics.
  • Leanna Renee Hieber
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Actress, playwright, and nationally bestselling author of Gothic novels. The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker won two 2010 Prism Awards and is currently in development as a musical. Darker Still is an INDIE NEXT recommended title by the American Booksellers Association. Her books have been translated into multiple languages.
  • Torri Higginson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Torri Higginson is a Canadian actressbest known for her roles in the TekWar movies and series, The English PatientBliss, and Stargate Atlantis.
  • Anthony Hightower
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Anthony has produced many illustrations for White Wolf Publishing, Chaosium, Holistic Design, and Last Unicorn Games.
  • Greg Hildebrandt
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Legendary illustrators, Greg and Tim's artwork has graced many a book cover and movie poster. Their Star Wars poster art is famous throughout the world.
  • Tim Hildebrandt
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Legendary illustrators, Greg and Tim's artwork has graced many a book cover and movie poster. Their Star Wars poster art is famous throughout the world.
  • Mary Hilderbrandt
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Mary collaborated with David Boller and Tim Hilderbrandt for Caliber's Tapestry Anthology and also the series The Wallas, which she plans to revive.
  • Raelee Hill
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Raelee Hill originally auditioned for the very different role of Commendant Grayza. When that went to Rebecca Riggs, Farscape's producers decided to create a role especially for her because she'd impressed them so much.
  • Sandra Hill
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Sandra Hill is an award winning New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 34 novels, including over a dozen featuring paranormal time travels with a twist. 
  • Will Hillard-Aymerich
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] William Hillard-Aymerich is a spiritual worker, Published Author, Radio/Podcast Host, and Paranormal Investigator who currently resides in Atlanta, GA. With over 15+ years of paranormal research and experience.
  • Don Hillsman
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Don's the talented artist whose most recent comics include X-Men Alumni for Marvel, Demonstorm for Caliber, and Spawn pin-ups for Image.
  • Kathryn Hinds
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kathryn Hinds is a novelist, poet, editor, and author of more than fifty nonfiction books. Her series Fantastic Creatures will be published in 2013, and she recently released a new poetry collection. Kathryn’s fiction includes steampunk, epic fantasy, and a YA novel in free verse. She teaches English at NGCSU.
  • Frazer Hines
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Frazer Hines is best known for his role as Jamie in BBCs Doctor Who.
  • Jason Huck Hinshaw
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jason Huck Hinshaw is the Vice President of Content Development at Afterlight Pictures, an independent film distribution company based in Atlanta.
  • Jordan Hinson
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jordan Hinson is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Zoe Carter on the Syfy series Eureka.
  • Jeffrey Hirschfield
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Jeffrey Hirschfield is co-developer of the international cult science fiction series Lexx, wrote for three of its four seasons, and voiced the character of the robot head 790.
  • Robin Hobb
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Robin Hobb is the author of The Farseer TrilogyThe Liveship Traders Trilogy, and The Tawny Man Trilogy. She also writes as Megan Lindholm (Wizard of the PigeonsWindsingers, and Cloven Hooves). Her short fiction has won the Asimov’s Readers’ Award and been finalists for both the Nebula and Hugo awards.
  • Bob Hobbs
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Bob has created over 300 illustrations for, Amazing Stories, Tomorrow SF, Talebones, Quantum, Pirate Writings, and Expanse magazines and has many other projects underway.
  • Steve Hockensmith
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Steve recently became editor of Cinescape magazine, covering science-fiction/action-adventure TV shows and movies.
  • Kane Hodder
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kane Warren Hodder (born April 8, 1955) is an American actor and stuntman. Standing 6' 3" (192 cm), he is best known for his portrayal of Jason Voorhees in the Friday the 13th film series.
  • Bill Hodgson
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Bill's art credits include almost 120 novel covers and as many other assignments, including over 50 game illustrations, album covers, posters, etc.
  • Joel Hodgson
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Joel Hodgson is the creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and currently performs with Cinematic Titanic, his live movie riffing group comprised of the original cast of MST3K.  Joel has written several movies, including Disney's Honey We Shrunk Ourselves with Nell Scovell. Over the last ten years, Joel has been a consultant with his brother, studio artist and designer Jim Hodgson working on projects as diverse as ride theme-ing "The Beatles Yellow Submarine" (Sony), magic consultants for Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (ABC) and Penn and Tellers "Sin City Spectacular" (FOX), supervising producers for the live event "Robot Wars" and "Everything you need to Know" (Discovery), and creative consulting on the game shows You Don't Know Jack (ABC) and Smush (USA)
  • Kerry Hogan
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Kerry has been involved in the motion picture industry for quite some time and has worked on independent and large-scale productions in the Tampa Bay area and at Disney World in Orlando.
  • Michael Hogan
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Michael Hogan is best known for his role as Colonel Saul Tigh in Battlestar Galactica.
  • Bill Holbrook
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bill Holbrook produces three daily comic strips: the internationally syndicated On the FastrackSafe Havens and the pioneering webcomic Kevin & Kell which is the longest continuously running strip online.
  • Bill Holden
    [**Past** Guests in 1990] An accomplished character actor, Bill and his Ghost Town Raiders wild-west troupe have appeared in several movies including Invasion USA andTora, Tora, Tora.
  • Laurie Holden
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Her memorable roles are Fantastic Four, hero Cybil Bennett in Christophe Gans' artistic-horror video game adaptation of Silent Hill, and co-starring as Amanda Dumfries in The Mist. Holden recently starred as Olivia Murray in FX's series The Shield and is also been seen in AMC's runaway hit The Walking Dead.
  • Nancy L. Holder
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] New York Times bestselling, multiple award-winning author Nancy Holder has sold 80 novels and 200 short stories and articles. She writes tie-in material for BuffyTeen WolfAngelSmallville, and many other ‘verses. She’s sold three young adult dark fantasy series with Debbie Viguié; WickedCrusade, and Wolf Springs Chronicles.
  • Kim Holec
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kim Holec is a historical costumer who moderates the Doctor Who costuming forum, dw_cosplay (LiveJournal). She is the Costuming Track Director for TimeGate. She was Poetry Editor for Aphelion in its formative years.  A former editorial assistant for an SF publisher, Kim writes fiction, poetry, and non-fiction.
  • Christopher Holland
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Christopher is a Florida-based film critic and co-author of the book Reel Shame: Bad Movies and the Hollywood Stars Who Made Them. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and film guides.
  • Daniel Hollinger
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Daniel Hollinger has worked in the gaming industry for the past six years, primarily as a programmer but also as a team lead and product owner. Experienced with platforms of all shapes and sizes as well as a variety of aspects in game programming (AI, graphics, networking, etc.).
  • Brian Holloway
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Brian was the previous Director of the Costuming Track at Dragon*Con since 2003 and hold a degree from USC. His design credits include works ranging from local and Regional productions all the way to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
  • Hollowboy
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Once a solo remix production in the vein of electro-rock, Hollowboy has evolved into a full live band. 
  • James Hong
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] James Hong has entertained millions as Lo Pan in Big Trouble in Little China and as the voice of Chi Fu in Mulan, and he has appeared opposite popular stars like Harrison Ford in Blade Runner.
  • Alexandra Elizabeth Honigsberg
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Alexandra has had several short-stories published and is a gifted musician and expert on comparative religions.
  • David Honigsberg
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] David is a published short-story and game writer, a noted expert on the Kaballah, and a guitarist and songwriter, both solo and for the Don't Quit Your Day Job Players.
  • Joshua Hood
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Joshua has worked on several titles for Marvel and DC including The Green Goblin, Ghost Rider, The Flash, and others.
  • Chris Jay Hoofnagle
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Chris is director of EPIC's West Coast Office and has testified before Congress on privacy and Social Security Numbers, identity theft, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and before the Judicial Conference of the U.S. on public records and privacy.
  • Bruce Hopkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Bruce was a regular guest in various roles on Hercules and Xena and portrayed Gamling, right hand man to King Theoden in The Two Towers and Return of The King.
  • Eva Hopkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Eva Hopkins is a writer and artist in the D.C. area.  She is primarily known for her work on J.M. Linsner's goddess comic book Dawn and her co-creation, the anti-Twilight vampire story, Dark Ivory. Eva recently started drawing again after a long hiatus and is hard at work on her new project, Gargoyle Girls.
  • James Horan
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] James has guest-starred in all three modern Star Trek TV series in addition to many other roles in prime-time and daytime TV.
  • Greg Horn
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Greg is currently the cover artist for Marvel's new Elektra series. Past credits include X-men Universe for Marvel and J.U.D.G.E. and ESPers for Image.
  • Richard Horvitz
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Richard Horvitz is an American actor/voice actor best known as the voice Zim from the Nickelodeon cartoon Invader Zim. He is also the voice of the original Alpha 5 in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Billy in The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, Daggett in The Angry Beavers, and many others!
  • Hotter Than Hell
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Hotter Than Hell have re-created the legend of KISS in live shows from coast to coast. The band features some former members of legendary KISS tribute band Strutter.
  • Kyle Hotz
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Kyle Hotz is an American comic book writer and artist. Hotz's work has appeared in series published by Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, and Dark Horse Comics. He now works largely independently on Christian material.
  • Kriss Hougland
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kriss is a contractor working at NASA as a technical expert to help support the training of ISS and ground cadre. He takes part in the NASA HUNCH program as the computer and electronics expert.
  • Scott Houle
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Scott Houle is producer/director of Coastal Studios, purveyor of many well known anime dubs, such as Oh!, My Goddess, You're Under Arrest!, Blue Submarine No.6, and many more. With over 15 years in the industry, Scott also presented the first "Dub Your Own" event to convention fans.
  • Tyson Houseman
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Tyson Connor Houseman is a Canadian actor who appeared in The Twilight Saga: New Moon as Quil Ateara.
  • How I Became the Bomb
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] How I Became the Bomb's origins date back to 1997 when Jon Burr and Adam Richardson attended high school together in Rome, GA. It wasn't until the summer of 2003 that plans came together when Andy Spore, Denis Deck, and Burr all worked together at a Murfreesboro, TN bookstore.
  • Kristina Leigh Howard
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Kristina Leigh Howard received her B.A. in Theatre: Costume Design from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She currently designs for Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts. Previous experience includes the Colorado and Virginia Shakespeare Festivals. Kristina's focus is on costume history and period construction.
  • Dr. Stephen D. Howe
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dr. Steven Howe is the Director of the Center for Space Nuclear Research at the Idaho National Laboratory. He is also the CEO of Hbar Technologies which is commercializing antimatter. Long time Dragon*Con attendee; he is well versed in space exploration and has been on the Evil Geniuses panel 2 years.
  • Brandt Howell
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Brandt Howell is an attorney who specializes in legal issues relating to technology, intellectual property, and licensing.
  • Sarah A. Hoyt
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Sarah's fiction has been published in Analog, Asimov's, Weird Tales, and Absolute Magnitude. The third book in her Shakespeare series, Any Man So Daring, will come out in November from Ace books.
  • George Hrab
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, and composer George Hrab has written and produced six independent CDs; published one book; recorded hundreds of episodes of an award winning podcast; and has even performed for President Clinton. He's traveled to four continents promoting critical thinking, science, and skepticism through story and song.
  • Behrle Hubbuch
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Behrle is a longtime sculptor who began sculpting for the gaming industry in 1997. His credits include spaceship designs for Noble Armada and Starfleet Battles as well as BattleTech vehicles and miniatures.
  • John Hudgens
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Hudgens is an award-winning filmmaker and artist. His credits include the documentaries American Scary and Backyard Blockbusters, several Star Wars projects (both fanfilm and licensed properties), Babylon 5Crimson Skies, and Mechwarrior.
  • Ernie Hudson
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] We all know him as the 4th Ghostbuster, but he also played the friendly policeman in The Crow and the not so friendly warden in HBO's OZ. Currently he is recreating his FBI officer character from Miss Congeniality for its sequel.
  • Alaina Huffman
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Alaina Huffman is a Canadian film and television actress bestknown for her role on the Canadian television series Painkiller Jane, in which she played Maureen Bowers. Most recently she played Dinah Lance/Black Canary on Smallville and is now Tamara Johansen in the TV series Stargate Universe.
  • Timothy Huffman
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] In real life, Timothy is a professional engineer and project manager with several published short pieces and one novel (so far) to his credit.
  • Adam Hughes
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Adam Hughes' covers include Wonder Woman and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.  He has also worked on Justice League America, Star Trek: Debt of Honor, Gen 13: Ordinary Heroes, and Gen 13/Superman.
  • Diane Hughes
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Diane Hughes has been a social worker and psychologist for many years. She also, coincidentally, been a fan, a reader, and a member of the SF community for far longer.
  • Kerrie Lynn Hughes
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kerrie Hughes has edited 8 DAW anthologies and written 10 published short stories. Two anthologies came out last year: Gamer Fantastic in June, and Zombies Racoons and Killer Bunnies in October. She has also done research and editing for two compendiums: The Vorkosigan Companion (a Hugo nominee), and The Valdemar Companion.
  • Matt Hughes
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Traditional Symbolist painter whose work focuses on ancient myths with a modern interpretation. Founder of Gothic Art Nouveau.
  • Scott Hughes
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Scott is a horror movie review columnist for The Continental and contributing writer for the forthcoming Fantasy Film Cookbook.
  • Steven Hughes
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Steven is Chaos! Comics' chief illustrator (Lady Death, etc.)
  • Alissa Hunnicutt
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Alissa Hunnicutt is known for her unique style of blending singing and puppetry. She is the Resident Puppeteer at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital in NYC. Alissa has been a featured performer at the O’Neill National Puppetry Conference, Orlando Puppet Festival, and Great Small Works’ International Toy Theater Festival. www.alissahunnicutt.com
  • Anson I. Hunter
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Anson Hunter is a young, charasmatic comic and animation artist who has recently completed an internship with Disney. In addition, he's the creator of clever web comic 2/3 Dead, which has garnered a decent 50,000+ fan base. In addition, Anson is a Dragon*Con vet and 2011 Digital Gaming Staff Member.
  • Barry R. Hunter
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] A longtime Southeastern fan, Barry has published the critically-acclaimed review magazine Baryon for the last 22 years.
  • Faith Hunter
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Faith Hunter writes the urban fantasy Skinwalker series, featuring Jane Yellowrock. The series includes SkinwalkerBlood CrossMercy Blade, Raven Cursed, and Death's Rival in 2012. The Rogue Mage series features Thorn St. Croix. The series includes BloodringSeraphsHost, and the Rogue Mage RPG andWorld Book; a stone mage in a post-apocalyptic, alternate reality. 
  • Sam Huntington
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Sam currently stars on on the SyFy channel’s new, critically acclaimed hit series, Being Human, where he plays werewolf/tortured soul Josh.
  • Ben Hunzeker
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Ben Hunzeker is a colorist for Antartic Press, Archie Publishing, Devils' Due, Marvel Entertainment, and Speak Easy Comics.
  • John Hurtt
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] John has written game articles for magazines such as Autoduel Quarterly and Pyramid and organizes and runs games at cons and for Sci-Fi Supply.
  • J. C. Hutchins
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] J.C. Hutchins is the author of Personal Effects: Dark Art (a thriller combining a novel with an Alternate Reality Game) and the 7th Son: Descent, both published this year by St. Martin's Press. Through use of social media, 50,000 people have enjoyed his free 7th Son and Personal Effects audiobooks.
  • David S. Hyde
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Currently a prop and scenic tech for shows at Universal Studios Florida, Dave has done prop work for From the Earth to the Moon, Swamp Thing, Superboy, Seaquest, Fortune Hunter, and more.
  • John Paul Hyde
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Currently working at MGM studios at Walt Disney World, J.P. has worked on and created many props and models for many gaming and entertainment projects.
  • Hyperdrive
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Hyperdrive has gone through a number of member changes, but the one thing that hasn't changed is their music of choice: fun rock 'n' roll with science fiction, fantasy, and horror twist! 

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  • I Fight Dragons
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] I Fight Dragons is a NES-Rock band hailing from Chicago, IL. They don Justice League t-shirts and play hacked Nintendo controllers as instruments alongside guitars, bass, and drums, and they sing in four-part harmony, all accompanied by an 8-bit video backdrop. They were recently selected Metromix's 2009 Best New Chicago Band.
  • I:Scintilla
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Female-fronted industrial-rock from Chicago! The newest album is currently in production and is set for a summer 2012 release with a tour to follow.
  • Stanislav Ianevski
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Stanislav Ianevski is best known for playing Quidditch star, Viktor Krum, in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
  • Iced Earth
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Now an established progressive-metal band, Florida's Iced Earth have completed an album based on the Spawn comic book and played at Dragon*Con '97.
  • Jamal Yasseem Igle
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jamal has worked for all the major comic publishers on titles like Tome/Witchblade: Fire Sermon, Daredevil/Shi: Blind Faith, and T.C.B..
  • Grant Imahara
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Grant Imahara is one of the hosts of Mythbusters on the Discovery Channel, where they use science to prove or disprove urban legends. He is a former ILM special effects artist who has worked on numerous films including the Star Wars prequels, Galaxy Quest, and The Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions.
  • Carmine Infantino
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] A legend in the comics realm, Carmine Infantino is the co-creator of the Silver Age Flash and Bat Girl. More than just a great artist, Carmine also ran DC Comics in the 70s.
  • Bob Ingersoll
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Bob Ingersoll writes the humor column "The Law is a Ass"? for Comics Buyers Guide. He has also written numerous comic books including, Star Trek, Lost In Space, Quantum Leap, and The Green Hornet.
  • Travis Ingram
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Travis has been working in the comics industry since 1995 for several publishers, including Delta and Volunteer Comics and Empty Zone from Sirius Entertainment.
  • Neil Innes
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Neil Innes is an English writer and performer of comic songs, best known for his collaborative work with Monty Python, and for playing in the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and later The Rutles.
  • Scott Innes
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] A much-honored radio broadcaster in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Scott is also the voice of Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Scrappy-Doo, and Popeye.
  • Iron Sheik
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] The Iron Sheik is a former WWE world heavyweight champion, tag team champion, and battle royal champion. This Iranian born superstar has seen a resurgence in popularity due to the You tube craze and his appearances on the Howard Stern show.
  • The Iron Sheik
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Former Iranian Olympic champion, The Iron Sheik was the Shah of Iran's personal bodyguard and coached the U.S. Olympic wrestling team in 1972. He later vanquished Bob Backlund to ascend the throne to the World Wrestling Federation Championship.

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  • Chris A. Jackson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Award winning author of fantasy, Chris A. Jackson’s Scimitar Seas novels have won two sequential ForeWord Book of the Year Gold Medals in Fantasy in 2009 and 2010. His novel Weapon of Flesh won the USA Book News, Best Books Awards 2005 for best Fantasy and Science Fiction novel.
  • D.B. Jackson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] D.B. Jackson, who also writes as David B. Coe, is the award-winning author of a dozen novels and several short stories. Thieftaker, the first volume of Jackson’s Thieftaker Chronicles, has just been released by Tor Books. Volume II, Thieves' Quarry, will be released in 2013.
  • Mark A. W. Jackson
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Mark's a talented artist who's worked primarily for the gaming industry.
  • Sherard Jackson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Sherard began his comics career in 1995 as artist and co-founder of the dark anthology Section 8 from Noir Press; his current project is Semantic Lace.
  • Teri Jacobs
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Teri is the author of several short-fiction horror pieces (including a Pushcart Award nominee) and the horror novel The Void.
  • Richard Jakiel
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Richard Jakiel is research scientist (State of Georgia) and a science writer with over 70 articles in print. He is a true "Renaissance Man" with interests ranging from science/technology, modern and ancient history, Greco-Roman technology, and macro-photography.
  • Marten Jallad
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Marten Jallad is a regular contributor to the MAD Magazine fanzine, “The Journal of Madness,” and has contributed to other fanzines, designed business cards, and drawn characters for a website. His new 'zine is called THWAK.
  • Daniel James
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Daniel James was 17 in Series I of The Tribe and has made guest appearances in each of The Tribe series, including Tribe Season 5.
  • Steve Jaros
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] For the past eight years Steve has acted as lead writer of the Saints Row Franchise. Now Volition's Creative Director, Steve has turned his focus on open world narrative.
  • Megan Jean
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Eclectic gypsy/americana/punk hybrid of a band with a sound like no other. If it were 1927, they'd be a metal band.
  • Georges Jeanty
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] With such titles as Bishop the Last X-Man, Gambit, Weapon X, and Deadpool for Marvel and Superman, Superboy, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern for DC in his portfolio, this Miami native who now calls Atlanta home has acumulated an impressive run in comics.
  • Paris Jefferson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Paris Jefferson's portrayal of Athena on Xena represents the latest achievement in an extremely accomplished acting career.
  • Jefferson Starship
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jefferson Starship is an American rock band that was formed in the early 1970s. Although its recording career and popularity peaked in the early '80s, Jefferson Starship continues to tour as of 2011. The group is a spin-off from Jefferson Airplane and evolved from a 1970 science fiction-themed concept album by then-Airplane member Paul Kantner entitled Blows Against the Empire.
  • Herb Jefferson, Jr.
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Herb is best-known to us as Lieutenant Boomer on Battlestar Galactica, but his credits span the big and small screens, from Apollo 13 to Hill Street Blues.
  • Paul Jenkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Paul Jenkins is a British comic book writer. He has had much success crossing over into the American comic book market. Primarily working for Marvel Comics, he has had a big part shaping the characters of the company over the past decade.  He currently works on the Fablewood Saga.
  • Jason Jensen
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Chaos! Comics chief colorist Jason Jensen brings the horrific pages of the Chaos! world to life with his intense and well-executed use of color.
  • Van Jensen
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Van Jensen is the author of the critically acclaimed graphic novel series Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer. A magazine editor by day, Jensen also is the author of Snow White: Through a Glass, Darkly. He lives in Decatur, GA.
  • Brandon Scott Jerwa
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Brandon Scott Jerwa secured his role as the author of the monthly GI Joe title after his debut story for the spinoff, G.I. Joe: Frontline. In 2005, G.I. Joe received the relaunch treatment with Brandon's Snake-Eyes: Declassified.
  • Mike Jittlov
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Mike's the special effects genius filmmaker behind The Wizard of Speed and Time.
  • Geoff Johns
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Born in 1973, this Detroit native brings a Hollywood sense of story-telling to comics thanks to his work as assistant to Richard (Superman, Lethal Weapon) Donner.
  • George Johnsen
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] George's landmark digital/audio work - best-known to us on Babylon 5 - has been hailed as revolutionary in Hollywood.
  • Bill "Splat" Johnson
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Bill is a make up effects artist who has worked on over 50+ films. He is currently in pre-production for his film The Ghosting, which he will direct this fall.
  • Dave Johnson
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Dave's work includes Dark Horse Presents' Earth Boys, The Demon Annual #1, Wonder Woman Annual, Iron Man Annual #13, and Chain Gang War from DC.
  • Dave Johnson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dave "The Reverend" Johnson is a comic book artist best know for his work on the covers for the title 100 Bullets
  • Eric Johnson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Eric can be heard as the voice of Trunks on Dragon Ball Z and the voice of Yuji on Blue Gender. He also appears in the micro-budget film Hall of Mirrors.
  • Les Johnson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Les is Deputy Manager for NASA’s Advanced Concepts Office; coauthor of three popular science books; coauthor of two SF books from Baen; technical consultant for the movie Lost in Space; scheduled to appear on NatGeo’s Evacuate Earth in 2012; and has appeared with Michio Kaku in Physics of the Impossible.
  • Maureen Johnson
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Maureen Johnson is a young adult author. Her books include: 13 Little Blue Envelopes, The Key to the Golden Firebird, The Bermudez Triangle, Girl At Sea, and the Norton Award-nominated Devilish.
  • Zack Johnson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Zack Johnson is the creator of the popular web-based multiplayer role-playing game The Kingdom of Loathing.
  • K. Ken Johnston
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Atlanta actor who has performed in everything from Shakespeare to children's theater to Renaissance Festival jousting to S&M fetish performance art.
  • Dan Jolley
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dan Jolley is a multi-media writer who has published comics (BloodhoundObergeistJSA, many others), novels (Alex UnlimitedStar TrekAngel), kids' books (Twisted JourneysGraphic Myths), and video games (TransformersPrototype 2).
  • April Campbell Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Through the years, April has made her living, variously, as a model, actress, singer, photographer, artist, comic book editor, novelist, and screenwriter, but it was as the model for the character of Somerset Holmes that she became known to comic fandom.
  • Benjamin Curtis Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] A true expert in the field of entertainment illustration, Ben's artwork is stunning. His recent work includes the Indiana Jones Heritage cards for Topps, and the theatrical release poster for Conjurer, a suspense-thriller produced by Vids Media, released at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA.
  • Benjamin Curtis Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Known for his masterful artwork based on science fiction films and entertainment, Ben Curtis captures the heart of characters and stories throughout the world of film. Ben is one of Lucasfilm's official artists where he has worked on numerous licensed projects for the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.
  • Catherine Lee Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Catherine Jones is an award winning seamstress and owner of GSTQ Fashions, an Atlanta costuming company. She has done work for Theater Emory, Georgia Shakespeare, College Humor, nationally known female impersonators, and cosplayers around the world. Her work has been seen in Cosmode, Kotaku.com, and Gizmodo.com.
  • Christopher Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Christopher Jones is a comics writer/artist for DC Comics and other publishers. He has been the penciller of The Batman Strikes! since that title began, and is co-creator of Dr. Blink Superhero Shrink, which he produced with John Kovalic of Dork Tower.
  • Dave Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Dave is co-founder and owner of the Para X Radio Network, and is co-host of the Para X Radio Show which can be heard each Sunday at 8 PM EST on the Para X Radio Network, as well as on CBS Radio. 
  • Doug Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Doug Jones is an American film and television actor best known to science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans for his various roles playing non-human characters, often in heavy makeup, in films and television series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth, and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
  • Gary Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Gary Jones is a Welsh-born actor best known for his recurring role as Sgt. Walter Harriman in Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis.
  • Kelley Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kelley Jones is an American comic book artist best known for his runs on Batman with writer Doug Moench and on Sandman with writer Neil Gaiman.
  • Mike Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Mike Jones, aka Virgil, has 21 years of Pro-Wrestling with The World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Champion Wrestlling (WCW).
  • Nat Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Nat Jones began his comics career while he was still in high school, and soon gained widespread acclaim. Nat has worked on an impressive array of titles for many of today's top publishers. He can currently be seen on the comic Frank Frazetta's Death Dealer from Image Comics.
  • Rog Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rog Jones is best known as "The Sidekick" on NatGeo's Rocket City Rednecks.
  • Sam J. Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Sam J. Jones is best known throughout the world as Flash Gordon, The Highwayman, The Spirit, and as Aris Boch, in Stargate SG-1.
  • Tony "RadarX" Jones
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tony Jones is a Sr. Community Manager at SOE and is currently responsible for PlanetSide 2.
  • Ric Jordan
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Ric Jordan is currently Director of Marketing for Orbital Commerce Project and intends for it to become a training establishment for the Commercial Human Spaceflight Industry. He sits as an advisor on the Cape Canaveral Technical Society for the 2007 Space Congress.
  • Robert Jordan
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Robert Jordan is the best-selling author of the celebrated Wheel of Time series, as well as other novels, some written under other pseudonyms.
  • Dara Joy
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Dara's first seven crossover novels, in several different fields including SF/romance, have all been best-sellers; her Ritual of Proof was in Amazon's Top Ten for fiction even before release, due to preorders.
  • Christopher Judge
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Christopher Judge's TV appearances include Stargate SG-1, Martin, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Lush Life, Wise Guy, 21 Jump Street, MacGyver, Gabriel's Fire, and as a regular on Sirens
  • The Julia Dream
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] The Julia Dream sound like they've just awoken from a 17-year coma, where Peter Murphy's Love Hysteria, The Cure's Disintegration, and U2's The Joshua Tree ruled...- Stomp and Stammer
  • Alessandro Juliani
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Alessandro Juliani is a Canadian actor and singer. He recently starred as Tactical Officer Lieutenant Felix Gaeta on the Sci Fi Channel television program Battlestar Galactica. He previously voiced the character L Lawliet in the English version of the anime series Death Note.
  • The Juniper Breed
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] This five-member ensemble combine a mixture of punk and grunge-rock into an explosive sound which amplifies and fulfills.
  • Peter Jurasik
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Peter Jurasik, Babylon 5's Ambassador, Londo Mollari, has a surprising list of onscreen and offscreen credits. Yes, he actually played in Tron, too.
  • Joe Jusko
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Joe Jusko is undoubtedly one of the best known fantasy, pin-up, and comics artists in the world today. His career has spanned almost 30 years, starting with the sale of his very first cover for Heavy Metal Magazine in 1977 at the age of 17.
  • Justiniano
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Justiniano is known for his run on Evil Ernie: Straight to Hell, Evil Ernie vs. The Super Heroes, Lady Death, and the Women of Chaos! Gallery.

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  • Cortney Kane
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Cortney Kane will help you understand the truth of who you are through her paintings of your energy, how your energy is forming your life now, and how to shift your energy in different ways to bring fulfillment. Cortney interprets the painting through channeled messages to deepen your insight into how to create your new change.
  • Gil Kane
    [**Past** Guests in 1991] Gil's dynamic figure work, emotionally charged characters, and innovatively staged fight scenes became a trademark ontitles like The Atom and Captain Marvel.
  • Joshua Kane
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Joshua Kane tours nationally as a solo theatre artist and workshop leader. He has been designated a Master Teaching Artist and APCA's 1998 Performing Artist of the Year.
  • Tom Kane
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] One of the top voiceover Actors in the industry, Tom Kane is the voice of Yoda, Professor Utonium (The Powerpuff Girls), Darwin (The Wild Thornberrys), Monkey Fist (Kim Possible), Mr. Herriman (Foster's Home), Iron Man (Next Avengers) and lead roles in about 100 Video Games.
  • Neil Kaplan
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Neil Kaplan is best known for having been a voice actor on video games, anime, and children’s television.  Neil’s voice-over work on television has included several seasons on various versions of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, as well as the popular series Digimon, Higglytown Heroes, and the quirky Tokyo Pig.
  • Anthony Karnowski
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Anthony Karnowski is the author of the Iluvian Cycle, a series which includes his first two novels, Forgotten Propchecies and Path of Darkness. His first Young Adult novel, Cameron and the Grim, will be out around the first of the year in 2006.
  • John Kassir
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] A Star Search Comedy champion, John Kassir is known for his voice work, including the Crypt Keeper from Tales from the Crypt, Bullseye fromToy Story 2, and Buster Bunny from Tiny Toons.
  • Jeremy Kasten
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] A director, editor, and sometime associate producer, Jeremy's new feature is entitled The Attic Expeditions.
  • Andreas Katsulas
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Andreas gives his splendid acting and voice abilities to his portrayal of the Narn ambassador G'Kar in the Babylon 5 family of TV episodes and telefilms.
  • William Katt
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] A veteran actor well-known to film and TV, his credits include CarrieBig WednesdayFirst LoveButch and Sundance: Tthe Early Years, and House. TV credits include Greatest American HeroThe New Perry MasonModels, Inc., and Rough Riders.
  • Lloyd Kaufman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lloyd Kaufman is President of Troma Entertainment, Inc., the world's oldest independent film studio. His latest 35mm feature is Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead, cinema's first horror-satire on the fast food industry-- with music
  • Doug Kaye
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Doug has been performing, directing, and sometimes writing for the Atlanta Radio Theater Company since its inception, and also performs at the Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern.
  • Susan Kearney
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] USA Today Bestselling author Susan Kearney does something really hot--she writes futuristic romance. Her current Pendragon Legacy trilogy, Lucan, Rion, and Jordan, about Arthurian Legend and dragons is available now. You can visit her website and read excerpts at www.susankearney.com
  • Dominic Keating
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Dominic Keating starred in the feature film Jungle 2 Jungle opposite Tim Allen and Martin Short. Dominic is widely known for his role as Malcolm Reed in Star Trek: Enterprise
  • Jim Keefe
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Jim Keefe is the Writer/Artist of the Flash Gordon newspaper strip currently being distributed by King Features Syndicate and Adjunct Faculty member at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
  • Gregg Keefer
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] A sculptor specializing in toy design, Gregg Keefer's Rescue Heroes for Fisher Price appear in playrooms and underfoot all across the country, while one of his freestanding sculptures is in the collection of Pope John Paul II.
  • Charles Keegan
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] A recipient of a Judges Choice award at Worldcon, Best In Show at World Fantasy Con, and a two-time Chesley Award nominee, Charles has painted book covers for TOR, Baen, Meisha Merlin, and Ballantine/Del Rey, among others.
  • Bill Keel
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Astronomer Bill Keel, author of The Sky at Einstein's Feet and The Road to Galaxy Formation, has appeared at Dragon*Con since 2004. He has hosted overnight live astronomy sessions, and spoken on cosmology, extrasolar planets, public-participation discovery in astronomy, science in the Firefly and Avatar universes, and space technology.
  • Helen Keier
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Helen Keier has written for several genre and media websites and is a past contributor to the Star Wars Insider.  A freelance continuity consultant on Star Wars projects such as The New Jedi Order, the Essential Guide to Alien Species is her first Star Wars book as an author.
  • Peter Kelamis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Recently, Kelamis appeared as Adam Brody on Stargate Universe. His other appearances on TV include EurekaThe Outer LimitsCorner Gas, SlidersStargate SG1The Sentinel, and The X-Files. He is also known for his role as Goku in Funimation/Saban's original dub of Dragon Ball Z.
  • John Kelley
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] John Kelly is best known for his portrayal of Dr. Leonard McCoy on Star Trek: New Voyages.
  • Casper Kelly
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Casper Kelly has written for SquidbilliesHarvey BirdmanStroker & Hoop, and Aqua Teen Hungerforce. He is the co-creator and director, along with Dave Willis, of a live-action series about Hell coming out next year. His first book of fiction, More Stories about Spaceships and Cancer, was published in May.
  • Sahara Kelly
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] With two dozen novels now available at Ellora's Cave, Sahara has rediscovered the joy of telling her stories, crossing the genres of erotic romance from the past to the future and touching on just about everything in between.
  • Julie Kenner
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Praised by Publishers Weekly as an author with a "flair for dialogue and eccentric characterizations," Julie Kenner has hit bestseller lists as varied as USA Today, Barnes & Noble, and Locus Magazine. Her genres include urban fantasy, paranormal romance, and paranormal mommy lit (the popular Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom series).
  • Sherrilyn Kenyon
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] In the past two years, New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon has claimed the #1 spot twelve times. This extraordinary bestseller continues to top every genre she writes. With more than 23 million copies of her books in print in over 30 countries, she has placed over 60 novels on the New York Times list.
  • William Kenyon
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] William is a writer whose published work ranges from gaming (Iron Crown Enterprises) and Indy magazine to technology (Atlanta Press).
  • Karl Kesel
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Karl Kesel has written and drawn comic-books for over 25 years, including helping to bring Superman back from the dead. Other highlights include Superboy, Spider-Man, Harley Quinn, Fantastic Four, Captain America, Suicide Squad, Daredevil, Legion of Superheroes, and many, many more. Kesel also illustrated a series of Star Wars young adult novels.
  • Angela Kessler
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Angela Kessler is the editor of Dreams of Decadence.
  • Jackie Kessler
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Jackie Kessler, author of the Hell on Earth series and coauthor of Black and White, has branched out into YA with Hunger, her debut YA novel, which she wrote as Jackie Morse Kessler.
  • Jack Ketchum
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Jack Ketchum has written eleven novels, the latest of which are RedLadies' Night, and The Lost. His stories are collected in The Exit At Toledo Blade BoulevardBroken on the Wheel of SexPeaceable Kingdom, and Closing Time and Other Stories.
  • J. Gregory Keyes
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Mr. Keyes wrote the fantasy novel The Waterborn, which became Del Rey's lead fantasy novel for 1996. Its sequel, The Blackgod, and several other novels have followed.
  • Ali S. Khan
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Ali Khan, is the Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not in his official bio is the fact that he is responsible for CDC's Zombie campaign.
  • Margot Kidder
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Where would Superman be without her?
  • Richard Kiel
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Seven foot, two-inch, 345-pound actor, writer, and producer Richard Kiel is best known for his role as the steel-toothed Jaws in the two James Bond movies, The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker.
  • Caitlin Kiernan
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Caitlin Kiernan is the author of the award-winning novels Silk and Threshold and the collection Tales of Pain and Wonder, among many other accomplishments.
  • The Killer Robots
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Giant robots, fun metal-synth-polka music, surreal monsters, and sexy alien girls. The resultant spectacle is something that must be witnessed to be truly understood.
  • Margaret Killjoy
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] One of the most notorious and radical steampunks around, Margaret Killjoy is the founder and editor of SteamPunk Magazine as well as the author of the choose-your-own-adventure novel What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower. He speaks and writes regularly about the social importance of fiction.
  • Lee Killough
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] An SF writer, Lee's most popular character is a vampire cop, Garreth Mikaelian, who appears in Blood Hunt and Bloodlinks.
  • Patrick Kilpatrick
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Patrick appeared in the series finale of Roswell, and has appeared in Dark Angel, The X-Files, the TNT movie Crossfire Trail, Free Willy 3, andMinority Report opposite Tom Cruise.
  • Gail Kim
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Gail is one of the greatest female athletes to ever grace a professional wrestling ring. In her debut televised match with WWE in 2003, she won the women's championship. Now, a current TNA Wrestling Knockout and 1st ever TNA women's champion, she is seen by millions weekly on TV.
  • Michael John Kimball
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Michael Kimball has won an Oscar and two Emmys for his sound-design work in Bram Stoker's Dracula and The X-Files, respectively; now he's turning his efforts to the challenging realm of online videogames.
  • Kimko
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Kimiko is a webcam girl and will be appearing as part of our Electronic Frontiers Forums track.
  • Sherri L. King
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] The critically acclaimed author of The Horde Wars and Moon Lust series, her primary interests lie in the world of action packed paranormals, though she's been known to dabble in several other genres as time permits.
  • Emily Kinney
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Emily Kinney is an American television and stage actress currently appearing as Beth Greene in AMC's The Walking Dead
  • James P Kinney III
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Physicist James P. Kinney III has studied the mechanics and thermodynamics of zymurgy, beer making, for more than a decade. He brings new methods of beer production for a space going civilization.
  • Richard Kirk
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Richard is a freelance illustrator whose clients have included Iron Crown Enterprises, HarperPrism, Coelacanth Productions, Gauntlet Publications, and Sideshow Books.
  • Tommy Kirk
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Tommy first began acting at the age of twelve in Gunsmoke, and is most remembered for roles in several major Disney films.
  • Caitlin Kittredge
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Caitlin Kittredge is the author of the bestselling Nocturne City series as well as the Black London novels and the Iron Codex steampunk trilogy for young adults. She lives in Seattle.
  • Kittyhawk
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Kittyhawk's award-winning Sparkling Generation Valkyrie Yuuki is the tale of a well-endowed transgendered valkyrie and her epic battle against the forces of the fire giant Surt. The webcomic is only the first step in Kittyhawk's plan to bring her brand of sexy fun to the world at large.
  • Martin Klebba
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Martin Klebba, a veteran of the first Pirates of the Caribbean film, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Martin Klebba repeated his role as the diminutive but tough and loyal Marty, in both sequels; Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End. He currently just finished working on Zombieland.
  • Dr. Hans K. Klein
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Dr. Klein is Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also Chair of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR).
  • Richard A. Knaak
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Richard A. Knaak is the NY Times Bestselling Author of 40 novels including, WarCraft, Diablo, Dragonlance, and his Dragonrealm series. His works include The Legend of Huma, The War of the Ancients, and the Sunwell manga. He has written for Beastmaster and Conan, and has been published worldwide.
  • Angela Knight
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Angela Knight is the USA Today bestselling author of the Mageverse series for Berkley Sensation. Her most recent novel is Master of Dragons, released in June, 2007.
  • Deidre Knight
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Deidre Knight wears many hats as an award-winning fantasy author and president of The Knight Agency, one of the top literary agencies in the Southeast. As an agent, she’s shepherded countless authors onto every major bestseller list, and is considered an industry expert on urban fantasy and paranormal fiction.
  • Nancy Knight
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Nancy Knight has been a writer all her life, but began her professional writing career in 1983. Since then, she's had 12 novels published, 7 plays and 1 screenplay produced, as well as numerous short stories. She's been teaching creative writing since 1987.
  • Thomas W. Knowles
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Thomas W. Knowles is a publisher, editor, and writer whose stories (Curtain CallLuck of the Draw) cross genres to mix history, myth and legend. His nonfiction books have been recognized by the ALA, PBS, the NEA, and the Newbery Library, and he's narrated documentaries for the Discovery Channel.
  • Walter Koenig
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Walter Koenig is best known for his role as Chekov on the original Star Trek series and has recently revised the role on the Internet series New Voyages.
  • Scott C. Kolden
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Scott C. Kolden played the role of "Scott Stuart" on the children's television program Sigmund and the Sea Monsters in the 1970s.
  • Kelly Kole
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Kelly Kole is a model and actress who has appeared in Femme Fatale and on the TV shows The Sopranos and Saturday Night Live.
  • Vanessa Koman
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] In a scant five years Vanessa has appeared in seven films, including CyberZone, Invisible Mom, and most recently, Billy Frankenstein.
  • Victor Koman
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Victor Koman, a native Californian, is the author of several books, including three winners of the Prometheus Award - an unprecedented achievement.
  • Alex Konat
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Alex Konat currently pencils Aspen's flagship title, the popular series: Michael Turner's Fathom.
  • Alethea Kontis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Alethea Kontis is the New York Times bestselling author of EnchantedThe Dark-Hunter Companion (w/Sherrilyn Kenyon), and the Alphaoops!series of picture books for children. She is also a princess.
  • Mary Robinette Kowal
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of Shades of Milk and Honey, and the 2008 recipient of the Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her short fiction appears in Clarkesworld, Cosmos and Asimov's. Mary, a professional puppeteer, lives in Portland, OR. Visit her online at maryrobinettekowal.com.
  • Josh Krach
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Writer, designer, Studio Phoenix Webmaster, and chief design stooge, Josh Krach broke into the pros with JLA: Gods & Monsters, co-written with Dan Jolley.
  • David Anthony Kraft
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] David has many years writing/editing for Marvel, DC, and Atlas comics; publishing books (Robert E Howard etc), comics, and magazines (Comics Interview Group); and writing paperback books and TV (GI Joe, Street Fighter, etc). He started as a SF writer.
  • Clare Kramer
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Most fans know from her cult hits, Bring it On with Eliza Dushku and as Glory from Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Clare recently just finished directing her first short film, Hard Love, starring Nicolas Brendon.
  • Eddie Kramer
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] As a producer and engineer, Kramer has been behind the boards for the biggest names in music: The Rolling Stones, Traffic, Carly Simon, Joe Cocker, Johnny Winter, David Bowie, and The Beatles to name a few.
  • Edward E. Kramer
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Editor, agent, author, medical professional, spelunker, art collector, and - definitely not least - Dragon*Con's former chairman and founder.
  • Jeff Krasner
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Jeff is currently producing the Time Warrior CD ROM, and recently contributed all of the non-stock photographs to The X-Files Lexicon.
  • Tom Kratman
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Tom Kratman, retired infantry officer and recovering attorney, writes for Baen. His works include A State of DisobedienceA Desert Called PeaceCarnifex, and Caliphate as well as (with John Ringo) Watch on the RhineYellow Eyes, and The Tuloriad (forthcoming).
  • Wendy Kremer
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Wendy Kremer is best known as the Southern Belle with bite, "Peaches," in 2001 Maniacs, opposite Robert Englund.
  • John Kricfalusi
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Creator of the modern classic Ren & Stimpy. Did we say "classic"? Whew...
  • Spitt'n Krickets
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] With multiple styles including metal, industrial, funk, hip-hop, jazz, and blues, you can expect an exciting blend of covers and original music.
  • Artix Krieger
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Adam Bohn, better known online as Artix, is the Founder/CEO of Artix Entertainment, which makes weekly updated web games including AdventureQuest, DragonFable, MechQuest, EpicDuel, and the popular AdventureQuest Worlds.
  • Wortham Krimmer
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Wortham portrayed Centauri Emperor Cartagia in the popular SF series Babylon 5.
  • Marta Kristen
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Although Marta Kristen has had a long film, theatre and television career, you probably remember her best as Judy Robinson in the iconic 60's series, Lost in Space. Marta's career also includes many films, television, television commercials and theatre productions.
  • George Krstic
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Creator, writer, and director George Krstic has worked on such major properties as Star Wars and Speed Racer as well as his own TV series, Megas XLR.
  • Heike Kubasch
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Heike Kubasch has worked in the adventure game industry since college as a writer and editor, and was one of the founders of the original Iron Crown Enterprises, Inc. She is the author of several Tolkien products, including Bree, Angmar, and the Legend of Weathertop.
  • Kurt Kuersteiner
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Kurt is the webmaster of The Jack Chick Museum of Fine Art and author of the book, The Unofficial Guide to the Art of Jack T. Chick.
  • Bonnie Kunzel
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bonnie Kunzel is a retired young adult librarian who loves to read and talk about books. An acknowledged expert on the subjects of young adult literature, science fiction and fantasy, she presents programs nationally. Her publishing credits include Strictly Science FictionFluent in Fantasy, and Tamora Pierce, among others.
  • Gary Kurtz
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Gary Kurtz is an American film producer whose list of credits include American Graffiti, Star Wars, and The Empire Strikes Back. He later produced The Dark Crystal and Return to Oz after departing from the Star Wars series.
  • Katherine Kurtz
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Katherine Kurtz published her first fantasy novel in 1970, which sparked the modern fantasy genre. Best known for her Deryni series, now running to nearly 20 books, she has also written the Adept series of of occult detective novels and several stand-alone works of historical fiction, fantasy, and science fiction.

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  • Jessica Lackey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jessica Lackey is a singer, artist, model, stage performer, and dancer best known for her role in the band the Cruxshadows.
  • Mercedes Lackey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mercedes Lackey is the author of the Valdermar500 KingdomsElemental MastersSecret World ChronicleBardic VoicesShadow Grail, and Bedlam Bards series and many standalone books.
  • Stephen & Suzie Lackey
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Stephen and Suzie Lackey directed the award winning documentary Fans and Freaks: The Culture of Comics and Conventions. They both write for Cinegeek.com. Stephen wrote the horror novella "Middling Meat" and is a contributing writer for Mania.com. Stephen does a podcast for Cinegeek available on the website and iTunes.
  • Mur Lafferty
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mur Lafferty is an author and a podcasting pioneer. She is the editor of Escape Pod, the host of award-winning I Should Be Writing, and the author of Playing For Keeps, Marco and the Red Granny, and The Afterlife Series.
  • John and Laura Lakey
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] John and Laura are accomplished artists, with numerous gaming, comics, and award-winning SF/fantasy illustrations to their credit.
  • Phil LaMarr
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Phil is known for his voice of Hermes Conrad on Futurama as well as the Green Lantern in The Justice League. He also plays Bail Organa in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
  • Lorenzo Lamas
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] A well known action adventure star, Lorenzo has had parts in Grease, the nighttime soap Falcon CrestSnake EaterBody RockCIA Target Alexa, and of course, the action-adventure show, Renegade.
  • Cheralyn Lambeth
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Cheralyn Lambeth is a prop, costume, and puppet builder/performer whose work includes film (The Muppet Christmas CarolLeatherheadsEvan AlmightyThe Hunger Games), television (Dinosaurs!Homeland) and various interactive properties (Star Trek: The Experience at the Las Vegas Hilton.) She also writes nonfiction ghost books with Schiffer Publishing.
  • Juliet Landau
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Juliet Landau is best known as Drusilla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and Loretta King in Ed Wood.
  • Martin Landau
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Martin Landau is an American actor who began his career in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest and is perhaps best known for his role as Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood.
  • Michael N. Langford
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael N. Langford -- versatile comedian, voice actor, filmmaker, poet, writer, and editor -- has rocked audiences with stunned laughter for over two decades. He co-edited Once Upon A Midnight, the award winning poetry anthology. Mike's first story appeared in The Twilight Zone, which he still calls home.
  • Warren Lapine
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Warren Lapine is known for his publishing efforts, particularly with his first company, DNA Publications, which published a range of magazines including Absolute MagnitudeDreams of DecadenceFantastic StoriesMythic DeliriumThe Official KISS MagazineScience Fiction Chronicle, and Weird Tales, from 1993 to 2007.
  • Scott Larabee
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Scott Larabee is the DCI Program Manager for Wizards of the Coast.
  • Justine Larbalestier
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Justine Larbalestier was born and raised in Sydney, Australia and still lives there when not travelling. (She travels a lot.)  She's the author of the Andre Norton Award winning Magic or Madness, which is the first of the Magic or Madness trilogy.
  • Shelia Larken
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Sheila Larken has endeared herself to millions around the world playing the role of Margaret Scully (Dana Scully's mother) on the popular The X-Files series. She appeared in over 15 episodes.
  • Rich Larson
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Rich Larson is the penciler in the Minneapolis-based Fastner & Larson art team. He's been involved in most aspects of comics and fantasy illustration since 1976. His latest projects include F&L's Beauties & Beasts and ZombieSexual. He remembers Zip-A-Tone and Letraset.
  • Eloy Lasanta
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Owner of Third Eye Games, Eloy Lasanta is an writer, developer, and all around creative person in the RPG industry. He has written such titles as APIWu XingPart-Time Gods, and Mermaid Adventures.
  • The Last Dance
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Modern Goth Rock Band with 20 years experience. Internationally known and well received at Dragon*Con in years past. They are currently completing their 10th album.
  • Last Picture Show
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Matt Robinson and John Mullaney, the two halves of this British rock duo, blend hauntingly beautiful pianos, widescreen guitars, and emotive vocals.
  • Rosemary Laurey
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Georgia Evans is the Fantasy pseudonym for USA Today Bestseller, Rosemary Laurey. Georgia launched in 2009 with a dark Dark Fantasy/WW2 set vampire trilogy from Kensington Publishing. Rosemary Laurey will have three Vampire romances released by Kensington in 2010.
  • Laurie B!
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Freelance illustrator and animator Laurie B! is the artist of Pure Heroine, the guest cover artist on Witchblade #126 Variant from Top Cow, and self-published the comic mini-series A Monk's Tale.
  • Jennifer Lavoie
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Jennifer was Playboy's Miss August 1993, and is still the only centerfold to hail from New Hampshire.
  • David H. Lawrence XVII
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Fans of Heroes know David H. Lawrence as the beloved, yet hated, villain Puppet Master Eric Doyle. Besides Heroes, David has appeared in Lost, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and The Unit. David is also known for his voice over work and is producer/co-writer for the video game Saints Row.
  • Patricia Laye
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Patricia Laye is the author of seven novels and too many short stories to count. She has taught writing classes for more than thirty years.
  • Mike Laygo
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mike Laygo is a senior animator at Riot Games. He brings League of Legends champions such as Jayce, Riven, Gangplank and Kayle to life through slashes, smashes, and dashes. In a past life, Mike was the sole animator on Bastion, directed motion capture for Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth, and trained people to break things with their bare hands as a martial arts instructor.
  • George Lazenby
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] George will always be best-known as the second James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Films and TV projects include Gettysburg, General Hospital, Saint Jack, Kentucky Fried Movie, and others.
  • Dr. Timothy Leary
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Dr. Leary was one of the most influential thinkers and pop-culture icons of the twentieth century. Travel gently, Tim...
  • James Leary
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] James Leary is proud to add his role as "Clem," the loose-skinned demon on Buffy The Vampire Slayer to his list of credits; the character has struck a chord with so many of the show's loyal fans.
  • Kelly LeBrock
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kelly LeBrock is an actress / supermodel, and 1980's sex symbol known for her acting debut in The Woman in Red, co-starring with comedian Gene Wilder, and the film Weird Science.
  • Jonathan LeCraft
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jonathan LeCraft is a computer game designer with over a decade of design experience in MMOs and RPGs. For the last seven years he has been a Game Designer at Blizzard Entertainment, pouring his passion into tradeskills, class systems, and most recently scenario design for World of Warcraft. As a Dragon*Con alumnus, he is thrilled to be able to give back to the event he looks forward to all year.
  • Brandy Ledford
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Brandy Ledford is most known for her role as Doyle on Andromeda.
  • Andy Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] A native of Hong Kong, Andy Lee studied 13th-Century Cha'an Buddhist techniques using animal-hair brushes and rice paper; his clients include White Wolf and Image Comics.
  • James Kyson Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] James Kyson Lee currently stars as Ando on NBC's critically acclaimed hit drama Heroes.
  • Janet Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Janet Lee is the Eisner-Award-winning artist and co-creator of Return of the Dapper Men. She illustrated Marvel's adaptations of Jane Austen's Emma and Northanger Abbey. Her upcoming projects include Time of the Dapper Men and The Wonderland ABC's from Archaia Press.
  • Jeremy Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Jeremy Lee works at the All Music Guide and All Game Guide, but his first love is video games. When not writing articles for the AGG, Jeremy works for Outrage Entertainment and contributed to their newest title, Alter Echo.
  • Jim Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Easily one of the hottest names in comics today and co-founder of Image, Jim's worked on X-Men and Fantasic Four and so much more.
  • Michael Anne Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] No biographical information available.
  • Mike Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mike Lee is a novelist, scriptwriter, and game designer whose credits include the fantasy epic Nagash the Immortal and Ubisoft Entertainment’s Splinter Cell: Conviction. He has also contributed to more than two dozen pen-and-paper role-playing games and supplements, including the award-winning Vampire: The Masquerade.
  • Misty Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Misty Lee is a magician whose stage performance combines music, theatre, and a bit of acting with her natural charisma to create a spectacular production for audiences of all ages.
  • Sharon Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Sharon is, with Steve Miller, the author of the Liaden Universe novels and stories. Balance of Trade won the Hal Clement Award for Best Young Adult Science Fiction Novel.
  • Stan Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor, actor, producer, publisher, television personality, and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. In collaboration with several artists, most notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he co-created Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Avengers, Iron Man, the HulkThorDaredevilDoctor Strange, and many other fictional characters.
  • Sunny Lee
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sunny Lee has been a penciller for all three major publishers working on titles like WolverineSuperboySpyboyStar Wars Tales, and Gen 13. His professional portfolio also includes work for other publications like How To Draw Manga Style and other private illustration books.
  • Robert Leeshock
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Robert's many roles include Liam Kincaid on the Roddenberry show Earth: Final Conflict. He's also appeared on Beverly Hills 90210 and several major soap operas.
  • Matt Leger
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Matt G. Leger is, at 23 years and counting, filk's longest-taking "overnight" success story. A struggling graphic designer by day, he copes with the mundanity of everyday life and his own unfortunate attention-deficit disorder by writing songs, alternately funny (he hopes) and serious (the sad outcome of early exposure to the oeuvres of Barry Manilow, Neil Diamond, and Percy Faith).
  • Elizabeth Leggett
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Elizabeth Leggett has recently become a writer for White Wolf. Once merely an artist and collaborator, she is now a published writer for White Wolf Publishing. She was responsible for three of the breeds represented in World of Darkness: Changing Breeds – The Laughing Strangers, The SpinnerKin, and The Horned Folk.
  • Patty Leidy
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] An active Atlanta cartoonist, her strip Zero Hour regularly appears in local independent newspapers such as Drawl and Poets, Artists, and Madmen.
  • Ian Lemke
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Ian Lemke is the developer of Changeling: The Dreaming at White Wolf. His other credits include the Mind's Eye Theater LRPG system.
  • John Lenahan
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] John Lenahan is author of fantasy novels Shadowmagic and Prince of Hazel & Oak, published by HarperCollins. He is also voice of Red Dwarf’s Talking Toaster. As a magician/comedian he is host of BBC TV’s Stuff the White Rabbit and Hoaxbusters. Shadowmagic is Podiobooks.com’s No. 1 voted podcast for the last four years.
  • Richard LeParmentier
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Richard portrayed Admiral Motti in the first Star Wars film, and has also had roles in Reds, Rollerball, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
  • Dr. William A. Lester
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Dr. William Lester has been an avid researcher of the unusual and the unexplained for a number of years. He has written and published widely on such topics as UFOs, cryptozoology, ghosts, time travel, and demonology. His books include Star MessiahChildren of the Night, and Dimension X.
  • Katie Leung
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Katie Leung is most famous for playing the part of Cho Chang, who is Harry's first crush in the Harry Potter movie series.
  • Rob Levy
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rob is a Doctor Who columnist for anglotopia.net.;podcaster and writer for needcoffee.com; host of Juxtaposition on KDHX Radio; programmer, panelist, and moderator for national conventions, including Dragon*Con; DJ; member of St. Louis Film Critics association; blogger for STL Curmudgeon; book reviewer for patch.com;and freelance writer and interviewer for several other publications.
  • William Levy
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Long known affectionately as "the world's most dangerous cartoonist," Bill has both comics and games to his credit, including Black Widow.
  • Anthony Lewis
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Anthony Lewis started acting at age nine and had a three and a half year stint playing Marc Reynolds on the popular British soap opera Emmerdale.
  • J. F. Lewis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] J. F. Lewis is the author of the "raubchy, raucous, blood opera" that is the Void City series. Burned, the fourth book in the series was released January 31, 2012 and his all ages web comic, Gearless, can be located at gearless.untoldthegame.com
  • Jeff Lewis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jeff’s acting credits include GleeMy Name is Earl, and, believe it or not, General Hospital. He currently performs in the improv group "Hammer, Don't Hurt 'em" alongside his Guild co-stars, Felicia and Sandeep.
  • Jon Lewis
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jon is a Xeric Award-winning comic book creator and is best known for his critically acclaimed True Swamp and Ghost Ship titles.
  • Matthew Lewis
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Matthew Lewis is the actor who portrays Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films.
  • Molly Lewis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Molly Lewis (aka Sweetafton23) is an American Internet musician who is known for her ukulele playing. She plays both covers and original songs. Her original music consists of comedic songs about pop culture topics that trend towards the nerdy. She is currently signed with DFTBA Records through which she released her first EP "I Made You A CD... But I Eated It".
  • Shariann Lewitt
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Shariann Lewitt has written eight novels and a few short stories; her most popular book is Memento Mori.
  • Kuo-Yu Liang
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Kuo-Yu Liang is the Associate Publisher at Del Rey, a leading publisher of SF and fantasy; he handles several authors and their Star Wars and Babylon 5 franchises.
  • Leo Liebelman
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Currentl,y Leo is pursuing his art full time, finishing up a book for Arcana Comics, and also doing some riveting covers for Heavy Metal, and a secret Planet of the Apes project. Recent work has appeared for Forest Primeval and Radical Publishing.
  • Ken Lightner
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Ken Lightner, a co-founder of Holistic Design Incorporated, contributed to the Fading Suns line, co-designed Noble Armada, and developed Afghanistan d20. His primary task, though, is to design computer games.
  • Iyari Limon
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Iyari, of Spanish, German, and French descent, has several film and TV credits, but her big break came when she was offered the part of Kennedy on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  • Jason Limon
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Following twelve years of commitment to producing award winning logos and designs, Jason Limon then turned his focus and concentration to where his heart truly began: developing artwork by hand and brush, no longer by the clicks of a mouse. He is currently creating gallery work and commercial illustrations, some of which can be seen in Communication Arts, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, American Illustration, Print Regional Design, and Graphis.
  • Brad Linaweaver
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Award winning science fiction author Brad Linaweaver has produced novels, short stories, articles, and scripts in his eclectic career. A Nebula finalist, as well as winner of Prometheus awards, he has made his primary mark in alternate history, but earned more doing media tie-in novels based on video games and television shows.
  • Ron and Val Lindahn
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Ron and Val, past Hugo Award nominees, have created many popular covers and illustrations for books and magazines.
  • Joseph Michael Linsner
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Joseph Michael Linsner is the creator of Dawn.  Dawn is a modern retelling of ancient pagan mythology; a redheaded Goddess figure who could have gotten her wardrobe from "Beezlebub of Hollywood". 
  • Madison Lintz
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Madison Lintz is an actor who plays "Sophia" on The Walking Dead TV Show. She is also starring in a new movie called After coming out this fall.
  • Peter Linz
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Peter Linz has been a Muppeteer for over 20 years. His starring role as Walter in The Muppets has won him the most acclaim. Other films include Muppets From Space and Men In Black. Television credits include 30 RockBetween the LionsBear in the Big Blue House, and Sesame Street.
  • Lips Down on Dixie
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lips Down On Dixie is an Atlanta-based Rocky Horror Picture Show cast which performs weekly Friday midnight shows at The Plaza Theater. Known nationally for their screen accuracy, the cast has made appearances at venues around the Southeast region including Masquerade, Club Future, Chamber, Tongue & Groove, and others.
  • Lita
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Once beloved by the fans for her extreme ways, Lita is now one of the most despised Divas in WWE. Aligned with Edge since May 2005, Lita no longer cares what the fans think of her, standing by the Rated R Superstar no matter what derogatory chants the fans send in her direction.
  • Little Jen
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Award-winning DJ Little Jen has performed throughout North America with the biggest acts in electronic music since 1994.
  • Richard C Livingston
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Richard C Livingston is a conceptutal artist for the Sci-Fi Channel series, Battlestar Galactica, for both the television Miniseries and Seasons 1-4. Designing the Colonial One, Cylon hover transport, Cloud Nine, and many more. He recently completed work for Battlestar Galactica: Razor, where he designed the Scorpion shipyards and the retro Cylons.
  • Todd Livingston
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Todd Livingston is a filmmaker and award-winning comics creator who recently released the comic book miniseries The ODD Squad and Sheena: Dark Rising, and the graphic novel Chopper Zombie. He also modeled as Professor X in the Marvel one-shot X-Men Origins: Jean Grey.
  • Robert Llewellyn
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Robert played Kryten in the Emmy award winning BBC series Red Dwarf from 1989 to 1998. He has appeared on many other TV shows, including Junkyard Wars on Discovery.
  • Christopher Lloyd
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Christopher Lloyd is best known for playing Doc Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, Uncle Fester in The Addams Family films, and Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
  • David Lloyd
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Creator in strips for over 20 years, David is globally known for his work on V For Vendetta, recently adapted to impressive cinematic form. His latest work, and another international success, is the fast-paced psychological crime thriller, Kickback.
  • Gareth David Lloyd
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Gareth plays Ianto Jones in the highly acclaimed and popular BBC scifi show Torchwood whose third series was shown globally in July 2009. Gareth has also appeared in Doctor Who and narrated several cult audio books, including HP Lovecraft stories, and recently starred in his first film, A Very British Cover-Up. Gareth will soon be seen in the SyFy series Red Faction.
  • Jake Lloyd
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Jake Lloyd is an American actor who gained worldwide fame when he was chosen by George Lucas to play the young Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, the first film in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
  • Kate Locke
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kate Locke (God Save the Queen) is a pseudonym for an award winning, bestselling author of more than 20 books. She writes Steampunk YA as Kady Cross (The Girl in the Steel CorsetThe Girl in the Clockwork Collar). Her books are available in more than a dozen languages and formats.
  • Tembi Locke
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Currently, Tembi can be seen as Dr. Grace Monroe on the Syfy series Eureka.
  • Anne Lockhart
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Anne starred as Sheba in Battlestar Galactica and has many other credits in and out of SF, including impressive voice-over credits.
  • June Lockhart
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] June is best known to SF fans as Maureen Robinson on the TV series Lost In Space, but some of us will always think of her as Eunice St. Clair in Troll.
  • Kelly Lockhart
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Founder of Robot Battles, consulting editor with Baen Books, television and radio personality.
  • Gary Lockwood
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Gary's roles have included, among others, Major Frank Poole in 2001: A Space Odyssey and Gary Mitchell in Trek's Where No Man Has Gone Before.
  • Todd Lockwood
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Todd Lockwood's work has appeared on New York Times best-selling novels, magazines, video games, and fantasy role-playing games. His first art book, Transitions, from Chrysalis books (U.K.), was released in September of 2003. You can see more of his work at his website, http://www.toddlockwood.com/.
  • Cirroc Lofton
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Cirroc Lofton played the regular role of Jake Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine beginning in 1993. Although he watched the original Star Trek series and was a fan, Lofton prefers The Twilight Zone. He made his first acting appearance in the 1992 hit film Beethoven. He was cast as Jake Sisko later that year. Filming DS9 kept him busy, but he made his first guest appearance in an 1996 episode of Moesha. He later made two guest appearances in Smart Guy as two different characters. Soon after DS9 ended, he was a main cast member on The Hoop Life.
  • Daniel Logan
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Daniel's most recent project was starring in The Legend of Johnny Lingo. At the top of this young actors growing resume sits Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, with the coveted role of Boba Fett, winning the part out of thousands who tried out – after just one audition!
  • Shannon Londin-Gallant
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Mr. Gallant is an illustrator with over 10 years of professional experience. His projects have included various issues for Malibu Comics (Ultraverse and Angels of Destruction), Chaos Comics (Nightmare Theater), and Antarctic Comics (WarriorNun: Black & White).
  • Kevin Long
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Kevin is a well-regarded gaming illustrator, with most of his efforts going to Palladium Books and games.
  • Starr Long
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Starr Long has been in the business of making PC games for over ten years. Alongside Richard Garriott, he was the original Project Director for the commercially successful Ultima Online, as well as the inspiration for the game’s "Lord Blackthorn."
  • Steven S. Long
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Steven S. Long is a game writer and designer from North Carolina; he has worked for Hero Games, White Wolf Game Studios, and numerous other game companies on innumerable games and scenarios.
  • Michael Longcor
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Michael has eight CDs released and has appeared with Doctor Demento. He also wrote and sang songs on Owlflight, a companion piece for the fantasy novel by Mercedes Lackey.
  • Rick Loomis
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] The current president of GAMA, Rick is founder and CEO of the pioneering play-by-mail firm Flying Buffalo Games, the oldest adventure game company under its original management, and also designed, among other games, Starweb.
  • Andrew Looney
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Andrew is the eccentric game designer who created Fluxx, Aquarius, Nanofictionary, Cosmic Coasters, the Icehouse game system, and of course, Chrononauts.
  • Traci Lords
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Traci Lords exploded on the scene in 1986 via a tabloid TV feeding frenzy. Reporters had a field day with the notorious teenager who had left behind an abusive home and landed on the pages of Penthouse magazine.
  • Lisa Loring
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] The original Wednesday Addams in the TV series The Addams Family, Lisa has had many parts over the years, including a daytime soap vixen on As the World Turns.
  • The Lost Boys
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] The sensation of the Georgia Renaissance Festival, the Lost Boys purport to be the original rock and roll band...circa 1599. It's like Spinal Tap meets Shakespeare In Love, only somewhat different.
  • John Lotshaw
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Lotshaw is a cartoonist, animator, filmmaker, and publisher. He is the creator of the webcomic Accidental Centaurs, which has run since January 2002.
  • Norman Lovett
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Among his many stage and screen appearances is Norman's most-famous role, as Holly on the legendary British comedy/SF series Red Dwarf.
  • George Lowe
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Cartoon Network’s wildly popular Adult Swim block was built on the cult hit Space Ghost Coast to Coast which ran for a decade with legions of fans responsible for its success. George Lowe is the ad-libbing madman behind Space Ghost and it’s his honor to visit Atlanta for Dragon*Con.
  • Michael Lowe
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] No biographical information available.
  • Shannon Lowers
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Dancer and actress Shannon Lower is the inspiration for the "Shannon Lower" character in George Perez's Crimson Plague; she also appeared inThe Waterboy.
  • John Patrick Lowrie
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Patrick Lowrie is a voice actor for many video games, currently best known as Sniper on Team Fortress 2. John is also an author. His new book is currently in the top 10 category of Amazon for his genre.
  • Matthew Prince Lowry
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Matt is a high school and college physics professor with almost 20 years of experience. He's interested in promoting skepticism, critical thinking, and a science-oriented worldview not only to his students but to the wider population. He blogs on these and related topics at The Skeptical Teacher found at http://skepticalteacher.org
  • Daniel Loxton
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Daniel is an author and illustrator of science and critical thinking books, especially for young readers. His latest illustrated book is Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be. Daniel investigates paranormal claims for the Skeptics Society. He is Editor of Junior Skeptic - skepticism's premier publication for kids.
  • Brandon Lucas
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Brandon, aka DJ B-Naut is a self-taught musician since 1993 and has mastered the art of performing his own on-the-spot remixes live. He'll be deejaying for our British Programming Track.
  • Gary Lucas
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] One of the world's most innovative guitarists and a Grammy nominee, Gary's work has earned raves from Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, andVariety, to name just a few.
  • The Luchagors
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Their influences read like a rock history lesson. The Luchagors dig deep and draw upon what made punk punk in the first place, from The Stooges and The New York Dolls to The Misfits and The Lunachicks.
  • Michael Lucker
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael Lucker is a writer/director/producer with twenty years experience creating film, television, and animation. He began his career as assistant to Steven Spielberg on seven movies; went onto write screenplays for Paramount, DreamWorks, Fox, Disney, and Universal; and created series for Cartoon Network, Travel Channel, DIY, and MSNBC.
  • Robert Luedke
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Publisher at Head Press and creator of Template.
  • BarBara Luna
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] BarBara Luna is best remembered for the portrayal of Marlena in the episode "Mirror Mirror" from Star Trek. Some favorite guest star roles: Disney's ZorroBuck Rogers in the 25th CenturyThe Outer Limits, and Maria on One Life to Live.
  • Deanna Lund
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Deanna starred in the ABC TV series Land of the Giants and has appeared in Batman, The Waltons, The Incredible Hulk, and Remington Steele.
  • Jonathan Lupo
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jonathan is a published digital score composer whose musical credits include a CD soundtrack, 2 UFO CD-ROMs, and a supernatural/psychic CD-ROM.
  • Rachel Luttrell
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Rachel Luttrell is known best as Teyla Emmagan in Stargate Atlantis.
  • Mark Lutz
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Mark currently appears on the WB's Angel series and has also appeared in Due South, Queer as Folk, La Femme Nikita, Earth: Final Conflict, andPsi Factor, among others.
  • Dr. Jeffrey Luvall
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Dr. Jeffrey Luvall is a senior Forest Ecologist and Microclimatologist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's Global Hydrology and Climate Center.
  • James Lyle
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] James Lyle is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist living in the mountains of western North Carolina.
  • Richard Lynch
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Richard is a veteran actor who's appeared in such films and series as Scarecrow, Little Nikita, Invasion U.S.A., The Sword and The Sorcerer, and Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • Sandy Lynne
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Sandy has had an active career, with modeling work in a number of national periodicals, including cover girl for ConTour, VIVID, Xcitement, Cheri, and Club International magazines.

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  • Jonathan Maberry
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jonathan Maberry is a New York Times bestselling novelist, multiple Bram Stoker Award winner, and Marvel Comics writer.
  • Eric Mabius
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Eric portrays Alex Corvis, the lead role in the forthcoming The Crow: Salvation feature film, which will be premiered for the U.S. at Dragon*Con.
  • Rob MacGregor
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Rob MacGregor is the Edgar Award-winning author of Prophecy Rock and many other novels, plus a forthcoming psychic thriller co-written with Billy Dee Williams.
  • David Mack
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David Mack is the writer, creator, and artist of the acclaimed Kabuki and writes the best-selling comic Daredevil.
  • Scott MacMillan
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Scott MacMillan (occasionally known as Mr. Katherine Kurtz) has been a filmmaker, an award-winning editor of Western fiction, a world-class black-powder shootist, a novelist, a screenwriter, and an avid student of heraldry, military history, chivalry, and Scottish and Irish heritage.
  • Mad Tea Party
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mad Tea Party is a rock-n-roll duo. Jason Krekel is a one man band playing electric guitar and drums with his feet while Ami Worthen plays the electric ukulele and guitar, and both sing harmony. The show is raucous and danceable and brings it!
  • Mark Maddox
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mark Maddox is a Rondo Award and Pulp Factory winning artist. His covers grace Screem MagazineHorrorHoundLittle Shoppe of Horrors, Undying MonstersMoonstone ComicsMad Scientist Magazine, and more. His package art for the new line of Star Trek: The Next Generation action figures comes out in December.
  • Sean Maguire
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] 

On American television Sean has had lead roles in the series Off Centre created by the Weitz Brothers for the WB, EVE for UPN, and last season's comedy series The Class for CBS, created by Jeffrey Klarik and David Crane (Friends). Immediately upon arriving in the U.S. Sean landed the title role in theTNT movie Prince Charming with Christina Applegate and Martin Short. He went on to work in the independent films The Dukes, Third Wish, and L.A. Blues before being cast in the lead role in the Fox genre comedy, Meet The Spartans.

  • Sean Maher
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sean Maher is an American actor, best known for his role as Simon Tam in the short-lived science fiction television series Firefly.
  • Jim Mahfood
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jim Mahfood, aka Food One, is a muralist, comic book artist, painter, and live art show rocker. He has been working professionally since 1997, amassing an impressive cult following. His comic book work includes illustrating filmmaker Kevin Smith's Clerks comics and various Spider-Man projects at Marvel Comics.
  • Don Maitz
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] The award winning art of Don Maitz has appeared for 30 years on hundreds of publications, and as concept art for two feature animated films: Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius and Ant Bully. Maitz created the Captain Morgan Rum character and his a-Maitz-ing images have appeared before a worldwide audience.
  • Major Victory
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] 
    Chris Watters, as "Major Victory," was one of the few chosen to be part of the original cast of Who Wants To Be A Superhero. Although he did not win the series competition, he was in the final three and is definitely a fan favorite.
  • Elizabeth Malczynski
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Elizabeth began her professional career while still in college. Her cover illustrations included the first paperback edition of Anne McCaffrey's Harper Hall trilogy (Dragonsong, Dragonsinger, and Dragondrums), Ursula K. Le Guin's The Beginning Place, John Crowley's Little Big and Engine Summer, Michael Moorcock's Glorianna, and Robert Silverberg's Nightwings.
  • Matthew Charles Malis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Matthew Malis has been a part of the Larping community for over ten years. He has been involved in many projects, including Mandate of Power, Forest of Doors, and Dark Passages. He has been making boffer weapons since he was 25 and is always on the lookout to increase his skills in that unique craft. 
  • Racheline Maltese
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Racheline wrote The Book of Harry Potter Trifles, Trivias, and Particularities. Her fiction has appeared in numerous outlets and she is a regular speaker on pop-culture topics at fan and academic conferences. Racheline also voiced Desire and Delirium in a benefit performance of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman for the CBLDF.
  • Mari Mancusi
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mari Mancusi is the author of 16 books for adults and teens including the Blood Coven Vampire series.
  • Christopher Mancuso
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Christopher Mancuso is the Scared! Crew's resident skeptic and he's been documenting his adventures since 2002.
  • Julia S. Mandala
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Julia S. Mandala, author of the novel House of Doors, is best known as one author of The Four Redheads of the Apocalypse and also has works in Witch Way to the Mall (Baen) and The Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy II (Carroll & Graf).
  • Joe Manganiello
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Joe is currently a series regular and busy filming season 4 of HBO’s critically acclaimed monster hit True Blood on which he plays werewolf Alcide Herveaux, and for which he won a 2011 LOGO Award and is currently nominated for a 2011 Saturn Award.
  • Roland Mann
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Roland served as Managing Editor at Malibu Comics and edited The Night Man, Prototype, etc.; his latest title is Switchblade.
  • Thomas Manning
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Thomas Manning is a fantasy and horror artist working in the gaming, comics, and magazine markets.
  • Jordan Marder
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Jordan has had roles in numerous plays, films, and TV shows, including Lord of Illusions, Virtuosity, Down Periscope, American History X, LA Confidential, Jag, The X-Files, and The Drew Carey Show.
  • Dawn Marie
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] With such varied interests as acting, writing, costuming, and being a full-time Cam Girl, Dawn Marie was truly a renaissance woman for the 21st century.
  • Brad Marques
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Brad Marques is animation director at Riot Games, focused on growing and guiding the animation department as well as helping helm the artistic vision for League of Legends. For the past 15 years, Brad’s been flexing his animation, modeling, concept art, and real muscles in the gaming industry, for games including Warhammer 40k and Darksiders II. Brad also created his own 3D animated cartoon series, called The Dragon Weaver.
  • Marrus
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Marrus has inked comics, illustrated adventure games, and body painted for fashion shows and music videos. She also storyboards for the film industry, travels the country selling her work, and shows her paintings in a New Orleans gallery. Her illustrated memoirs were published in 2009. Sleep is rare.
  • Steven Marsh
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Steven contributed to Shadis magazine, edited Steve Jackson Games' Pyramid online mag, edited two GURPS books, and won a 2002 Origins Award for his contribution to Gamemastering Secrets 2nd Edition.
  • Brian David Marshall
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Brian David Marshall has worked in all areas of the American comic book medium for more than 20 years from retail, editorial, writing and creating a new title for Marvel Comics. Brian was a founding partner of Malibu Comics, a comic book publisher in the late 1980s and early 1990s. 
  • Rogan Russell Marshall
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Screenwriter and critic Rogan Russell Marshall is the author of the screenplay for the feature film The Attic Expeditions.
  • James Marsters
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James Marsters may best be known for the role of Spike, the punk-goth vampire that he played for six seasons on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. He's a headlining fan favorite at conventions worldwide. He's appeared in numerous Sci-fi series, including: SmallvilleTorchwoodCapricaSupernatural, and Andromeda.
  • Anya Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Anya Martin is a writer/ journalist specializing in SF/F, horror, and comics. Stuffed Bunny in Doll Land, her contribution (with Spanish artist Mado Pena) to the critically acclaimed Womanthology (IDW Comics) has been called “wonderfully weird,” “a smart adventure” and “delightfully fanciful.” Her many other projects include ATLRetro.com.
  • Gail Z. Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Gail Z. Martin is the author of The SummonerThe Blood KingDark Haven, and Dark Lady's Chosen (The Chronicles of The Necromancer series). She also wrote The Fallen Kings Cycle from Orbit Books with Book One: The Sworn and Book Two: The Dread, and the upcoming Ascendant Kingdoms Saga.
  • George R.R. Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] George is a talented and well-respected author in several genres, and a fan favorite.
  • Jason Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] A member of Atlanta's Gaijin Studio, Jason is the inker on Marvel Comics' Ghostrider, Cable/X-Force '97, Generation X, and Excalibur, as well as Brave.
  • John F. Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] John, a furry fan-turned-pro, has contributed several storylines for Shanda the Panda and has co-written the inaugural story for the forthcoming Cedar Rabbits Tales.
  • Joshua Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] No biographical information available.
  • Laura Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Laura Martin is an award-winning colorist. She is currently the colorist on Astonishing X-Men and Thor. She will be coloring Adam Hughes on All Star Wonder Woman and Cully Hamner on Black Lightning, and has colored Ultimates, The Authority, Planetary, and Ruse
  • Randy Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Randy Martin is a graphic designer who is currently doing work for 12-Gauge Comics and has worked for CrossGen Comics.
  • Thomas K. Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Thomas is the author of The Delgroth Trilogy, published by Ace. Forthcoming is The MageLord Trilogy.
  • William C. Martin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] William C Martin, Ph.D., is “Atlanta’s own Forrest Ackerman.” A Buck Rogers Solar Scout and member of First Fandom, he has been reading and collecting SF since the 1930s. He has penned numerous professional papers on SF’s history and development as the “Literature of the 20th Century.”
  • Lee Martindale
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Writer and Editor Lee Martindale is celebrating the recent release of her latest themed anthology, The Ladies of Trade Town, from HarpHaven Publishing, and for which she wrote the title story. She also has a story in Esther Friesner's Fangs for the Mammaries, from Baen.
  • Michael Martinez
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Michael has amassed a number of publishing credits based on JRR Tolkien's Middle-Earth. He also founded our Xena and Hercules fan-programming tracks as well as our Tolkien track, and founded Xenite.org on the Web.
  • Randy Martinez
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Randy is one of today’s most popular Star Wars artists appearing on Topps Trading Cards, Scholastic Books, and fine art prints. His credits include Lord of the Rings, Heroes, Indiana Jones, and Marvel Comics. Randy is also author and illustrator of Creature Features and Sketch Card Mania for Impact Books.
  • Jeff Mason
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Jeff server as editor for indy, a critically acclaimed independent comic guide.
  • Patrick Mason
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Patrick Mason is a Control Room Supervisor at a Nuclear power plant in Port Gibson, MS. When he's not managing Senior Reactor Operator duties he travels to spread the good word of nuclear power. Over the last six years he has become Dragon*Con's resident nuclear power expert.
  • Nathan Massengill
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Nathan Massengill is a comic book brush inker known for his work on Deadpool, JSA, Detective Comics, and Tellos. His work was recently featured in the JSA Kingdom Come sequel over artist Dale Eaglesham. He also recently worked on Indiana Jones and the Tomb of the Gods and Spider-Man.
  • Misty Massey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Misty Massey is the author of Mad Kestrel (Tor), a rollicking fantasy on the high seas, and the upcoming sequel Kestrel's Dance. Misty is a featured writer on Magical Words.net. Misty’s short fiction has appeared in Rum and Runestones and EPIC Award nominated Dragon’s Lure.
  • Chase Masterson
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Chase appeared on Deep Space Nine as Leeta, an exotic Bajoran who is married to Quark's brother. She has also appeared in episodes of Sliders, ER, Crook and Chase, General Hospital, and Days of our Lives.
  • Frank Mastromauro
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Along with fellow creator Michael Turner and colorist Peter Steigerwald, Frank Mastromauro founded Aspen MLT, Inc.  His comic book creator/writer credits include the comic books Fear Effect, the Fathom Volume One Definitive EditionShruggedDellec, Michael Turner's Soulfire series, and the upcoming Shrugged Volume 2.
  • Richard Christian Matheson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] R.C. Matheson is the most media-oriented member of horror's "Splat Pack," with several TV and film screenplays plus stories and a novel to his credit. A new novel is forthcoming.
  • Marc Matney
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Marc has been dubbing anime for over 10 years. He is best known as Ken Nakajima in the 52 episodes of You're Under Arrest, a role he thoroughly enjoys.
  • Niall Matter
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Niall Matter is a Canadian actor mainly known for his work in Syfy's Eureka series, playing Zane Donovan.
  • Shane Matthews
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Shane Matthews is one of the inventors of Nerf ™ AirJet product line and continues to create exciting new products. Among his accomplishments are inventing/innovating new battery technologies, vending devices, automotive components, and manufacturing lines. From toys to high tech concepts Shane can create and build it. Visit www.myinventorclub.com.
  • Menton J Matthews III
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Menton J Matthews III is the creator, writer, and artist of his graphic novel series Ars Memoria. Menton is one of the featured artists for the new Zombies vs Robots Aventures from IDW. His work can also be seen in the pin up section of Proof issue 25 from Image.
  • MaudlinAsh
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Local Atlanta band and self-described 'rock noir' band, MaudlinAsh has embraced its share of musical transition and growth throughout its five years of existence.
  • Ginny Mauldin-Kinney
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] A veteran JPL Solar System Ambassador since 2002, Ginny Mauldin-Kinney educates the public on all JPL missions. As liaison to STS-126 shuttle crew, she recently published an extensive interview with pilot Eric Boe. Ginny's collaborated on two space related books and is often featured on NPR.
  • Bob Maurus
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] A talented sculptor who has worked for TSR and Broadsword, and now works for Gallo Pewter.
  • Liz Maverick
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Liz Maverick is known for prancing around in Antarctica but also for writing science fiction/romance novels with unique plots and kick-butt action. Her works include the USA Today bestselling Crimson City series, and Wired, a Publishers Weekly Top Book of the Year. Stop by www.lizmaverick.com for more.
  • James Maxey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James Maxey’s novels include the superhero tales Nobody Gets the Girl and Burn Baby Burn, as well as two fantasy series – the Dragon Age trilogy of Bitterwood, Dragonforge, and Dragonseed, and the Dragon Apocalypse series that debuted in 2012 with Greatshadow, Hush, and the soon to be released Witchbreaker.
  • Bob May
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Zany is the word for this very versatile comedian who began his career in 1941.
  • Mike Mayhew
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Mike Mayhew has been a working artist since 1992. After starting his career with D.C. Comics, Mike began a long affiliation with Zorro for Topps Comics. In 2000, he began work on Vampirella, where he revolutionized interior comic art with full pencil rendering.
  • Peter Mayhew
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Peter Mayhew played Chewbacca in 4 of the 6 Star Wars movies and continues to be a fan favorite. He has been noted by Steve Sansweet of Lucasfilm as a good will ambassador.
  • Sara E. Mayhew
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] International award-winning mangaka, writer, illustrator, and TED Fellow. Canada's Applied Arts magazine named her "new talent commanding out attention" and was awarded the Northern Arts grant by the Ontario Arts Council. Her newest series, Legend of the Ztarr, is a sci-fi manga epic aimed at promoting critical thinking to readers.
  • mc chris
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] mc is the number one unsigned comedian musician on Myspace, with 93k Myspace fans, 13k iLike fans, 11k Facebook fans, and 5k message board members. His live shows have turned into nerdy Grateful Dead-esque events, with fans traveling all over the country to see chris more than ten times.
  • Tyson McAdoo
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] No one has the ability to combine the essence of 1950's housewife, 1960's sexpot, 1970's exploitation femme fatale, and modern day pin-up quite like Tyson McAdoo.
  • F. Braun McAsh
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] F. Braun McAsh is the fight director for Highlander: The Series.
  • Anne McCaffrey
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Exclusive to Dragon*Con 2007! The legendary Anne McCaffrey, one of the most beloved SF/fantasy writers of the last 30 years, will be making her only North American appearance for 2007 right here in Atlanta!
  • Todd McCaffrey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Todd Johnson McCaffrey has written eight books in the Pern universe both solo and in collaboration with his mother, Anne McCaffrey. He is currently working on several non-Pern projects, including the long-awaited City of Angels. Visit his website at http://www.toddmccaffrey.us
  • T.C. McCarthy
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] T.C. McCarthy is a critically acclaimed and award winning southern author whose fiction has appeared in Per Contra, Story Quarterly, and Nature. His debut novel, Germline, and its sequel, Exogene, are available worldwide and the final book of the trilogy, Chimera, will be released in August 2012.
  • Eddie McClintock
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Edward "Eddie" McClintock is an American actor who has starred and guest starred in numerous television shows. He currently portrays the role of Secret Service agent Peter Lattimer on the Syfy series Warehouse 13.
  • William Kely McClung
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kely McClung is an Award Wining Filmmaker living and working around the world, and currently in post production on his third (3rd) feature film, Altered.
  • Don McClure
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Don McClure is the President and Founder of Digital Element, makers of AnimaTek WorldBuilder, a premier 3D landscaping tool. McClure has worked as designer, director, and producer on over a dozen software games.
  • Holly Sullivan McClure
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Holly is the author of fiction and non fiction as well as the founder and president of Sullivan Maxx Literary Agency. The agency consists of Holly, Linda Smith VP, four agents, and an intellectual rights attorney. We represent all fiction other than porn and extreme violence, and choice non-fiction.
  • Kandyse McClure
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Kandyse stared as Anastasia "Dee" Dualla, a Petty Officer Second Class in the Colonial Fleet, on Battlestar Galactica.
  • Kent McCord
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Kent's Hollywood resume includes such venerable hits as Adam-12 and The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet as well as, Farscape andSeaquest DSV.
  • Sylvester McCoy
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sylvester McCoy was starring at the National Theatre in The Pied Piper, a play written especially for him, when he learned that the BBC was looking for a new lead actor to replace Colin Baker in Doctor Who (1963). He later won the role as the seventh Doctor.
  • Scott McCullar
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Scott is the Creative Director for Shooting Star Comics, LLC and is also the writer/artist for Thrill Seeker Comics.
  • Karen McCullough
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Karen has had 4 novels of romantic suspense published by Avalon, two mystery/thrillers published by LTD Books, and a fantasy RPG book set in Tolkien's Middle-Earth published by I.C.E., plus shorter fiction.
  • James Allen McCune
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James Allen McCune is an actor best known for his role as "Jimmy" in AMC's The Walking Dead. James Allen can be seen in Mike Brune's comedy, Congratulations!, ShotTime's Homeland, and Ric Roman Waugh's feature Snitch starring Dwayne Jonson, Jon Bernthal, and Susan Sarandon in 2013.
  • David G. McDaniel
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] David McDaniel is the author of The One and Priestess in the sweeping series, The Saga of Ages.
  • Rebecca McDannold
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] A fantasy artist, Rebecca holds a Bachelors in Art from Southern Illinois University and has taught high school and college-level art courses.
  • Jack McDevitt
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jack McDevitt's eighteenth novel, Firebird, is due in November. He has been a Nebula finalist fifteen times, winning in 2006 for Seeker. He has also won the Campbell Award for best novel (Omega in 2004). His first novel, The Hercules Text, won the Philip K. Dick Special Award in 1986.
  • LCDR Dan McDonagh
    [**Past** Guests in 1990] Lt. Commander Dan McDonagh, USN, is a world expert on antisubmarine warfare tactics, and has taught at the U.S. Naval Warfare College.
  • LCDR Mark McDonagh
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Mark McDonagh is a retired Navy Captain with many years experience at the Naval War College, and is co-designer of the National Securiy Decision Making Game, a civilianized version of the professional political-military-economic games played at national war colleges and think tanks. NSDM first debuted at Dragon*Con in 1990.
  • Sandra Ann McDonald
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Sandra McDonald's published novels are all love, duty, and really big spaceships. Her short fiction about sexy firemen, gay superheros, and transvestite ghosts has appeared in many national and small press magazines. She is a Navy veteran, and also writes fanfic from her secret office aboard the TARDIS.
  • Mary McDonnell
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Recently Mary McDonnell starred as President Laura Roslin in the Sci-Fi channel's hit series Battlestar Galactica. She also has been recurring on TNT's hit The Closer.
  • Harriet McDougall
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Harriet McDougal Rigney is a poet and an editor known for her work on several best-selling fantasy books, including the iconic Wheel of Time series written by her late husband, James Oliver Rigney, Jr., who is best known by the pen name Robert Jordan.
  • Ian Keith McDowell
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Ian's a writer whose work has appeared in Love in Vein, Borderlands II, and The Year's Best Horror Stories; he's also written two novels.
  • Malcolm McDowell
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Malcolm McDowell is a British actor. McDowell's career has spanned more than forty years and includes notable roles in if...., A Clockwork Orange, O Lucky Man!, Star Trek Generations, the TV serial Our Friends in the North, Entourage, Heroes, Metalocalypse, and the 2007 horror remake of Halloween.
  • Dwayne McDuffie
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Dwayne McDuffie is the writer/producer of Justice League Unlimited. He is also a story editor on the animated series Static Shock, which he co-created.
  • Gates McFadden
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Gates McFadden is best known for portraying the character of Dr. Beverly Crusher in the television and film series Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Mike McFarland
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Voice of Master Roshi in Dragon Ball Z, Buggy the Clown in One Piece, Lt. Jean Havoc in Fullmetal Alchemist, Cain in Trinity Blood, Ritsu Sohma in Fruits Basket, Goemon in Lupin the Third (Movie Specials), Hyuga in Evangelion 1.11 & 2.22, and Ranka Fujioka in Ouran High School Host Club.
  • Todd McFarlane
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Todd McFarlane is one of a very few contemporary comics giants. Spawn has become an instant classic of the field.
  • John McFetridge
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] John McFetridge is a Canadian writer and screenwriter specializing in crime fiction.
  • McFly
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] A Catholic Schoolgirl on guitar and a redheaded bombshell singing and playing keyboards! Where do I sign up?
  • American McGee
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] American's contributions to the design of Doom 2Quake, and Quake 2 have been critically acclaimed by game-players worldwide, as has his more-recent Alice.
  • Paul McGillion
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Paul McGillion was born in Paisley, Scotland but emigrated with his family to Canada at the age of 2. He's worked extensively in film, TV, and theatre for over 15 years and is best known for the role of 'Dr.Carson Beckett', the loveable Scottish physician in Stargate: Atlantis. Paul also recently co-starred in the Lifetime movie Just Breathe alongside The Office's Melora Hardin, independent feature A Dog's Breakfast with Atlantis co-star David Hewlett, and appeared in JJ Abram's 2009 Star Trek feature film.
  • Dan McGirt
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dan McGirt is the author of the Jason Cosmo fantasy adventure series of novels and has written for fantasy RPG settings, including Shaintar: Immortal Legends. He is a lawyer, professional speechwriter, and founder of the independent press Trove Books. Recently named one of the Top 100+ Authors on Twitter.
  • Rose McGowan
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rose McGowan is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as 'Paige Matthews' in the TV series Charmed.
  • Anthony J. McHie
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] As a writer/director/producer, Anthony is intimately in touch with the content he produces and the message it conveys. He allows the subject matter to evolve through the production process, while standing firm to his ultimate vision. His passion lays in capturing authentic moments and delivering them for consumption.
  • Jason McHugh
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jason, producer of Orgazmo and Cannibal: The Musical (in which he plays Frank Miller) is the founder and director of the Cannes You Dig It? Film Festival.
  • Dave McKean
    [**Past** Guests in 1991] According to Time Out, a leading British news and pop culture magazine, "Dave McKean is the most absurdly talented British artist in years."
  • Garry W. McKee II
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Garry's been an illustrator for Wizards of the Coast, Alderac Entertainment Group, and XID Creative, and has done comic work for Calibur, Vineyard, and Image.
  • Kevin M. McKeever
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Since becoming part of Harmony Gold, Kevin McKeever has been involved with the production and marketing of the award winning feature Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles, which recently completed a successful film festival and theatrical run in North America.
  • Mark McKenzie
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Mark was co-creator of Handmade Games' popular Dark Confrontation LARP; he was also production manager for Visionary Entertainment Studio until 1999.
  • Mika McKinnon
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mika McKinnon is the scientist behind Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate: Universe, bringing plausibility to our on-screen heroes.
  • Ellen McLain
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ellen McLain, best known as the voice of GLaDOS from Valve's Portal 1 and Portal 2, is the 2011 winner of the VGA award for "Best Performance by a Human Female".
  • M. Sean McManus
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] M. Sean McManus is a writer of comic books and graphic novels and a director and editor of TV shows and commercials.
  • Michael McManus
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Michael is best-known to American sci-fi audiences as Kai, the tragic ex-assassin, on the cult TV show Lexx.
  • Mercedes McNab
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Mercedes is best known for playing Harmony, the girlfriend of Spike (James Marsters) on the hit television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Mercedes spent five years on the set morphing from teen queen to vampire and has reprised the role as a regular on the WB's Angel.
  • Mercedes McNab
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mercedes McNab is best known for her role as Harmony Kendall in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the spinoff Angel.
  • Robert Duncan McNeill
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Robert Duncan McNeill is an American actor, producer, movie director, and television director who is best known for his role as Lieutenant Tom Paris on the television show Star Trek: Voyager.
  • Julie McNiven
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Julie McNiven is best known for her roles as Hildy on AMC's Emmy award winning Mad Men and Anna on Supernatural
  • David McOwen
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] David was charged with up to 120 years of prison time and over $800,000 in fines and restitution for installing software on a state school's computers. His story is part of our Electronic Frontiers programming.
  • Tara McPherson
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tara McPherson is a painter, poster artist, and freelance illustrator based out of New York City. Her clients include DC Comics, Warner Brothers, Dark Horse Comics, KidRobot, Spin, Pepsi, Fanta, Goldenvoice, Harper Collins, Bloomsbury, Revolver, Knitting Factory, Playstation 2, House of Blues, Punk Planet, Dogfish Head Brewery, and Nike/Wyden & Kennedy, among others.
  • R.H. McRoberts
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] R.H. McRoberts worked as Executive Producer on both Star Trek: Of Gods and Men and Inalienable.
  • Brian Mead
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Brian was art director on the Revell Monogram series of CD-ROM racing games before coming to work at Holistic Design.
  • Richelle Mead
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Richelle Mead is a New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of teen and adult urban fantasy novels. Her YA series, Vampire Academy, has received honors from the American Library Association. All of her series have sold foreign rights in a number of languages and are available worldwide.
  • Syd Mead
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] A world-renowned graphic designer, Syd has left his mark on innumerable projects, including Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Bladerunner, Tron, 2010, Short Circuit, Aliens, Time Cop, etc.
  • Linda Medley
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Linda has worked in the comics industry as a penciller, inker, painter, colorist, and sculptor.
  • Dr. Charles A. Meegan
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Dr. Meegan has been an astrophysicist at the Space Science Laboratory, Marshall Space Flight Center, since 1978; his research specialty is gamma-ray astronomy.
  • Dave Megill
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Dave Megill is creator, writer, artist, and publisher of The Nailer.
  • Ann Melrose
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Ann was first published in 1966; she now has several novels in print and avidly helps new writers as much as possible.
  • Michelle Menard
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Michelle Menard is a writer/game designer at Firaxis Games, her latest work present in the award-winning Civilization V. She's also a published author about the Unity Game Engine.
  • Roger Mende
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Roger Mende produced and directed the forthcoming SF thriller Lightspeed, starring David Carradine and Karen Black.
  • Hal Mendez
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Hal and Su Mendez are both photographers for indy magazine. They also do freelance photography for the mainstream press.
  • Su Mendez
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Hal and Su Mendez are both photographers for indy magazine. They also do freelance photography for the mainstream press.
  • Michael R. Mennenga
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Michael R. Mennenga (men-en-gay) is a published science fiction / fantasy author and host of The Dragon Page Radio Talk Show, along with his co-host Evo Terra.
  • Paul Mercer
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] A self-taught musician and composer who has been performing for over twenty years, Paul Mercer has appeared at Dragon*Con for nearly a decade, as violinist for The Changelings and as a consummate solo violinist.
  • Lee Meriwether
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Lee Meriwether is perhaps most famous for portraying Catwoman in the 1966 Batman movie. She co-starred as scientist Dr. Ann MacGregor in the 1966-1967 television series The Time Tunnel.
  • Ralph Merkle
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Dr. Ralph Merkle is the co-inventor of public key cryptography. 
  • Andy Merrill
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Andy is a producer for Cartoon Network who continues to write for Space Ghost Coast to Coast and who provides the voices of Brak and Lokar.
  • Travis Scott Merrill
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Travis Scott Merrill is one of the founders of Sick Sense Productions and works with the Alabama Shakespeare Festival as a costume crafts artisan, specializing in leatherwork, mask-making, millinery, puppetry, armor construction, and airbrush painting for large scale theatrical productions. He works with some of the country’s best costume designers.
  • Byron Patrick Merritt
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Byron Merritt is the grandson of author Frank Herbert and nephew of Brian Herbert, author of the new DUNE series coauthored with Kevin J. Anderson. Byron is also a writer in his own right, with stories published around the internet, near his home in Monterey, California, and in magazines abroad.
  • Tom Merritt
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tom Merritt is a leader in tech and scifi reporting. He hosts Tech News TodayThe Sword and Laser with Veronica Belmont, FSL Tonight, and more. He is also the author of Boiling Point and United Moon Colonies.
  • Billy Messina
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Billy Messina is an effects artist who has worked on Eraser, Judge Dredd, Michael Jackson's HIStory, and Hoodlum.
  • Jason Metcalf
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Known mainly for his pencil work on IDW’s 2010 release Eternal Descent, Jason Metcalf also touted pencilling duties on Ray Harryhausen’s Wrath of the Titans, as well as ink assists on Top Cow’s Darkness, and Magdelina titles, and a small amount of Astonishing X-Men.
  • J.D. Mettler
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] J.D. has joined Jolly Roger Studio as head colorist and letterer for many of their upcoming projects. He is coloring Down for Minotaur Press, plus covers and pin-ups for Marvel, WildStorm, and WotC.
  • Jason Mewes
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] We know and love Jay from his appearances in Clerks, Mallrats, Drawing Flies, Chasing Amy, Dogma, etc. Currently he's in Scream 3 and the Clerks animated series.
  • Jonboy Meyers
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jonboy Meyers is an illustrator and concept/character designer working in animation, videogames, and comic books.
  • Michael Bruce Group
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Michael Bruce was a founding member of the legendary Alice Cooper Band and helped create many of their most famous hard-rock anthems.
  • Kevin Sean Michaels
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Kevin is a visual artist, filmmaker, and producer from New York City. Vampira: The Movie is his first documentary film. He was Art Director for Troma Entertainment for over three years, working closely with filmmaker Lloyd Kaufman on Troma's new film Poultrygeist! Night of the Chicken Dead.
  • Bob Michelucci
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] In 1981, Bob formed Imagine, Inc., a successful publisher of film-related books like Tom Savini's Grande Illusions, Voodoo Dawn, Famous Monsters of Filmland, etc.
  • Tanya Michna
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Award-winning author Tanya Michna (also writing as Tanya Michaels) has sold more than forty books and short stories and is published in a dozen languages worldwide. Her nonfiction essays include "Dean Winchester: Bad-Ass or Soccer Mom?" in the 2009 anthology In the Hunt, based on the popular show Supernatural.
  • Midtown Brass
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Made up of the top freelance players in the metro-Atlanta music scene, Midtown Brass Quintet is equally at ease in a range of styles, including classical and jazz music. In addition, they collaborate with several composers in the interest of contributing new music to the ever-expanding genre of brass quintet music.
  • Mighty Rassilon Art Players
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] For over 20 years, The Mighty Rassilon Art Players have shown audiences their own unique view of many TV series and movies popular with SF fans, including Star Trek, Doctor Who, Buffy the Vampire Slayer,  and Harry Potter.
  • Vic Mignogna
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Vic is a professional music composer/producer and veteran actor most well known as the voice of Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist. He's also featured in DBZ, Bleach, Trinity Blood, Naruto, and many other anime and video games.
  • Mike Mignola
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Mike Mignola is best known as the creator of the Hellboy comics.
  • Matt Mihaly
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Matthew is the lead designer and CEO of Achaea LLC, which produces the internet games AchaeaDreams of Divine Lands, and Aetolia: the Midnight Age.
  • Trish Milburn
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Trish Milburn writes romance for Harlequin American under her own name and young adult fiction for Razorbill under the name Tricia Mills. She is one of the founders of the “Supernatural Sisters” blog and the winner of the 2004 Golden Heart in the Young Adult category for her paranormal manuscript, Coven.
  • Cindy Miles
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Cindy Miles is the national bestselling author of 5 ghostly romances. Witnessing near-death experiences as a cardiac nurse, coupled with a life-long interest in ghosts, has given her mysterious and whimsical romances a unique twist. She lives in haunted Savannah, GA, with her husband and kids.
  • Matt Milizia
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Matt Milizia leads the environment art team at Riot Games. Earlier this year, he and his team helped enhance player experiences through Summoner’s Rift visual updates in League of Legends, which brought low and mid-spec players better aesthetics as well as overall graphical performance. In Matt’s 10 years in the gaming industry, he’s also been an artist on games such as World of Warcraft and WildStar.
  • Sarah Milkovich
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Dr. Sarah Milkovich is the Investigation Scientist for the HiRISE camera onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and a science planning engineer with the Cassini Mission at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She works on science planning and operations for both spacecraft, and studies the polar deposits of Mars.
  • Addy Miller
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Fans of AMC's The Walking Dead will recognize Addy Miller as "Little Girl Zombie" from the pivotal opening scene. Raved as "Best Kill," "Shock of the Week," and "Zombie of the Week," her scene set the tone for the television series. She took creepy to a whole new level.
  • Craig Miller
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Craig is an artist/writer/publisher of comics and magazines ranging from Renegade Rabbit and Wake Up! to Windsor.
  • Frank Miller
    [**Past** Guests in 1991] Frank Miller's contributions to the world of comics, including the virtual resurrection of Batman, have made him a legend of the realm.
  • Hannah Miller
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Orlando, FL-based artist and puppeteer Hannah Miller is attending as a representative of both IBEX Puppetry and The Puppetry Journal.
  • M. Wayne Miller
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] M. Wayne Miller is an illustrator of fantasy, science fiction, and horror currently residing in Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • Mike Miller
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] A longtime artist for many comic publishing companies including Marvel, DC, and Image, Mike Miller is most known for his work on the comic book adaptation of George R. R. Martin's Hedge Knight series and Robert Jordan’s New Spring, as well as his work on DC’s JLA and Adventures of Superman.
  • Steve Miller
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Steve Miller is, along with Sharon Lee, the author of the Liaden Universe novels and stories. Balance of Trade, recently won the Hal Clement Award for Best Young Adult Science Fiction Novel.
  • T. W. Miller
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] T. W. Miller is is author of Bloody Mary, Final Chapter, and a member of the Horror Writers Association.
  • David Millians
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] David Millians has spent the last two decades promoting games as educational tools, working with the Game Manufacturer's Association, and developing materials with game companies ranging from Wizards of the Coast to Looney Labs. He speaks at national conferences on the subject and leads workshops for writers and publishers.
  • Frederick O. Mills
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Professor Mills has lectured as part of our X-Track and Space/Science Tracks, discussing a Geometrical Proof of Intelligent Design on Mars, which he claims he has finally formulated and will reveal at Dragon*Con 2002.
  • Juliet Mills
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Emmy award-winning Juliet Mills portrays Tabitha Lenox, the seemingly thoughtful and sweet next-door neighbor who is really a 300 year-old witch intent on wreaking havoc on the residents of Harmony in NBC's Passions.
  • Mindless Self Indulgence
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Mindless Self Indulgence (commonly referred to as MSI) is a New York based band with elements of EDM, punk, and industrial rock in their music.
  • Tim Minear
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Tim Minear is supervising producer on the WB/20th Television series Angel, the Buffy The Vampire Slayer spin off.
  • James Minz
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] James Minz is Senior Editor with Baen Books. He has worked Catherine Asaro, Eric Flint, Terry Goodkind, Elizabeth Haydon, Nancy Kress, Elizabeth Moon, Mark Van Name, Frederik Pohl, John Ringo, Robert Sawyer, Travis Taylor, Harry Turtledove, David Weber, Jack Williamson, Gene Wolfe, and Timothy Zahn, among many others.
  • The Misfits
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] The Misfits are among the most influential punk bands ever, with strong ties to horror and B-movie filmdom.
  • Betsy Mitchell
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Betsy Mitchell is VP/Editor in Chief of Del Rey Books, a division of Random House. Her authors have included Michael Chabon, Terry Brooks, Naomi Novik, and many more. She received a World Fantasy Award for co-editing the anthology Full Spectrum 4.
  • Jeff Mitchell
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jeff is currently an engineer at the Kennedy Space Center where he is in charge of testing the first Space Station element, Unity.
  • Model 3
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Model 3 delivers undeniably addictive originals and are sure to captivate audiences with their sheer energy and dynamic emotion.
  • Eric Moebius
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] A longtime habitue of Atlanta's Little 5 Points district, Moebius is one of the city's best-known street poets.
  • Rebecca Moesta
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rebecca Moesta has written the Young Jedi Knights series and the Crystal Doors trilogy with her husband Kevin J. Anderson; she has also written comics and a Buffy the Vampire Slayer novel.
  • James Moffet III
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] James Moffet is the game producer at Mutable Realms, Inc., responsible for delivering game content and ensuring timely delivery of all facets of their online games.
  • Bob Mohney
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Bob is Iron Crown Enterprises' Events Director and has written several sourcebooks for the Rolemaster line and others.
  • Charles D. Moisant
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Artist, writer, and publisher Charles D. Moisant is currently publishing a comic book adaptation of Myth Told TalesMystery Manor (an EC horror-like anthology comic book), and Montana Briggs (a western) and will soon release Bane of the Ware Wolf. He is also an advocate for people with Huntington's Disease.
  • Jason Momoa
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jason Momoa is best known for his role as "Ronon Dex," an elite firearms and melee warrior, in Stargate Atlantis. Most recently, he became recognized for his roles as the title character in the sword and sorcery film Conan the Barbarian and Khal Drogo in HBO's hit Game of Thrones.
  • Marjorie Monaghan
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Marjorie has appeared in such SF shows as Babylon 5, Quantum Leap, Space Rangers, and Star Trek: Voyager, plus several other roles on the small and big screens.
  • Michael Monahan
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Michael Monahan is the founder and owner of atlantabluesky.com, a leading independent Internet-only radio station, and will be appearing as part of our Electronics Frontiers programming.
  • Monster
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Monster prevails over today's generic live sounds and performances by combining catchy songs, immense power, TV, slides, props, backdrops, and even costumes/make-up.
  • Anthony Montgomery
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Anthony T. Montgomery (b. June 2, 1971, Indianapolis, IN) is an American film and television actor. He is best known in the role of Ensign Travis Mayweather on the television series Star Trek: Enterprise. Montgomery is the grandson of jazz musician Wes Montgomery.
  • Elizabeth Moon
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Elizabeth Moon has published twenty-three novels including Nebula Award winner The Speed of Dark, over thirty short-fiction pieces in anthologies and magazines, and three short fiction collections, most recently Moon Flights. Her most recent novel is Kings of the North.
  • Barbara Moore
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] A real "dancing queen", Barbara is the U.S. National Pro-Am Ballroom Dance Champion and competes all over the country! She is a well-known international pin-up & fashion model and can be seen as a sexy Fembot in Austin Powers.
  • Charles Moore
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Charles is a co-creator of the adult comic Dominique.
  • Clayburn Moore
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Clayburn's beautifully executed bronzes are well known and appreciated in both the science fiction and fantasy fields.
  • James A. Moore
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] James A. Moore is the author of over twenty novels, including the critically acclaimed Fireworks, Under The Overtree, Blood Red, the Serenity Falls trilogy (featuring his recurring anti-hero, Jonathan Crowley) and his most recent novels Deeper and the forthcoming Cherry Hill.
  • Jason Moore
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Jason was inker for Exiles 6 and 7.
  • John Moore
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] John had his first professional short fiction sale in 1986 when he was still an engineering student at the University of Houston.
  • Monte Michael Moore
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Monte's art found a home in such comics as Lords, Hellina, Talisman, Vampirella, and CiCi, plus games like AD&DMagic the GatheringHarry Potter, and Gamma World, and DragonLance novel covers.
  • Terry Moore
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Terry Moore began writing and drawing his award winning comic book series Strangers In Paradise in 1993. Since then he has produced over 100 issues of the larger-than-life saga featuring Francine, Katchoo, and the amazing cast of friends and lovers in their lives.
  • Erin Moran
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Erin Moran was cast in 1974 to play Joanie Cunningham on the sitcom Happy Days. In her twenties, she married Charles "Chachi" Arcola, played by Scott Baio. 
  • Pat Moran
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Pat has screenwriting and directing credits for such great movies as Vampire Trailer ParkBiohazard: the Alien ForceJack-O, and Dark Universe.
  • Tony Moran
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tony Moran played the original Michael Myers in Halloween 1 & 2, which has placed him within the top horror icon status for the roll played in the classic slasher film that has become the staple of horror lovers around the world.
  • Chris Moreno
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chris Moreno is a comics, concept, and storyboard artist, and the creator of the new comic Zombie Dickheads (http://www.zombiedickheads.com).
  • Joseph Morgan
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Joseph Morgan is best known as the original vampire Klaus in the CW's hit show The Vampire Diaries.
  • Sharon Morgan
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Sharon Morgan is the owner of Altered Tyme Corsets and a corset maker with Romantasy Exquisite Corsetry (www.Romantasy.com). She is one of the foremost experts on modern corsetry and is currently the cutter draper and adjunct faculty at the UAB Theatre Department.
  • Eric Morin
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Eric currently lives in NC, writing stories that would be deemed off kilter at the least and working on the web comic, NORMAN.
  • Jason Morningstar
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bully Pulpit Games' Jason Morningstar is the designer of award-winning tabletop roleplaying games like Fiasco and Grey Ranks.
  • Iona Morris
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Iona is an accomplished actress on both stage and screen, whose credits include Storm's voice in X-Men, plus As the World Turns and Moesha.
  • Laura Morris
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Laura specializes in fine stained-glass artwork.
  • Phil Morris
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Morris portrayed the DC Comics superhero The Martian Manhunter in the January 25, 2007, episode of the CW television series Smallville, which is a recurring but small character in the series so far. He reprised that role on the show's sixth season finale on May 17, 2007, as well as the episodes "Bizarro" and "Cure" in the seventh season. He voiced the villain Imperiex on Legion of Superheroes.
  • Tee Morris
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tee Morris, in his first decade of writing, has written everything from epic fantasy to steampunk to definitive guides in Social Media. His recent novel Phoenix Rising won the 2011 Airship Award for Best in Literature.
  • Tracy S. Morris
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tracy Morris is the author of fifteen published fiction stories, two novels, and countless articles, including the Tranquility novel series. Forthcoming credits include stories and essays in the Baen anthology Strip Mauled and the Benbella anthology In the Hunt: Unauthorized Essays on Supernatural. She writes paranormal articles for Firefox news.
  • Patricia K. Morrison
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Author of the Keltiad fantasy series, as well as Strange Days: My Life With and Without Jim Morrison about her marriage to the legendary rock singer.
  • Temuera Morrison
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Temuera is best known for his role as Jango Fett and the clones in the Star Wars series.
  • Bill Moseley
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Bill has appeared in many horror productions including Tom Savini's Night of the Living Dead remake, Essence of Echoes, and the futuristic Crash and Burn. But he is best known to horror fans as Chop Top the metal plated psycho from Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2.
  • Scott Mosier
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Scott served as the House Producer for both Clerks and Mallrats.
  • Don Most
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Don Most is best known for his role as Ralph Malph on the long-running television series Happy Days. He is also known for his voice roles on several Saturday morning cartoon series, such as Eric the Cavalier in Dungeons & Dragons (1983).
  • Dean Motter
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Dean Motter, artist/writer/designer, relaunched Mister X for Dark Horse in 2009 with Mister: The Archives, and the new Mister X: Condemned. This year he continues the adventures of Mister X in Dark Horse Presents and is currently illustrating Health Care Reform: A Serious Comic by Dr. John Gruber.
  • MrCere
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Larry, as part of the now decade-long efforts of TheOneRing.net, is on the inside delivering the best information on the two forthcoming Hobbit movies.
  • Chris Mueller
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chris Mueller is a professional costume designer, technician, educator, and one of the co-founders of Sick Sense Productions. He currently manages the costume shop at the Birmingham Children’s Theatre; one of the oldest and largest Children's Theatres in the country.
  • Kate Mulgrew
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mulgrew's first television role was of older daughter Mary Ryan on the soap opera Ryan's Hope from 1975 to 1977.  She became a fan favorite and is still associated with the show long after its cancellation.  Mulgrew is perhaps best known for her role as Captain Kathryn Janeway on the science fiction television series Star Trek: Voyager which ran from 1995 to 2001.
  • John Mullaney
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] John Mullaney is the illustrator for the Star Wars Incredible Cross sections series of books. He is also one half of the band Last Picture Show.
  • Patricia Mulvihill
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Patricia Mulvihill has been the colorist for DC books such as 100 Bullets, Nightwing, Generations, and The Nail. She has also colored Wonder Woman for much of the last 8 years.
  • Bill Mumy
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Bill has accomplished many things (let's not forget the infamous song "FishHeads"), but he's best-known as Lost in Space's Will Robinson or Babylon 5's Lennier.
  • Kevin Murphy
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Kevin has been an illustrator for six years and won the 1995 World Fantasy Award for Best Epic Fantasy painting for his cover to Terry Goodkind's Blood of the Fold.
  • Kevin Murphy
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kevin Murphy is one of the Master Riffers at Rifftrax.com and author of the book A Year at the Movies, but is perhaps best known for portraying the squat lovable bubble-headed robot Tom Servo for nine seasons on Mystery Science Theater 3000, appearing in 152 episodes.
  • Doug Murray
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Doug has worked for Comico, DC, and Eternity, and his short stories appear in numerous anthologies including Grails, Tales of the White Wolf, Dark Destiny II, and Dante's Disciples.
  • Pam Murray
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Pam started as a painter with Gallo Pewter, hand-painting many of Gallo's fantasy designs, but eventually she turned her talents to sculpture, including our 1993 Dragon*Con pin!
  • Sabutai Musashi
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Subatai Musashi is the current Grandmaster of Ninkage ryu bujutsu; a Japanese martial arts system that includes bare-handed study such as Aikijutsu, weapons study, such as Kenjutsu and Iaijutsu, and internal arts. Grandmaster Musashi and his students have provided exciting demonstrations of Ninkage ryu at Dragon*Con since 2005.
  • Ellen Muth
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Ellen Muth is best known as Georgia "George" Lass on Dead Like Me.
  • Cynthia Myers
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Legendary model Cynthia Myers starred in Beyond the Valley of the Dolls and was one of the top 100 Sex Stars of the Century in Playboy.
  • Ric Myers
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Ric has worked in almost every pop culture medium including SF writing and comics; he is currently a movie columnist for several magazines.
  • Mystrys
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Mystrys is a 30-something net "cam" girl. Mystrys operates what is commonly called a "Lifecam" and is her own Webmistress. She takes a keen interest in current Internet issues.

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  • Ted Naifeh
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ted Naifeh writes and draws such acclaimed childrens' comics as Courtney Crumrin and Polly and the Pirates. He illustrated Holly Black's graphic novel trilogy, The Good Neighbors, as well as two Death Junior graphic novels. Ted lives in the gloom of San Francisco.
  • Bryce Nakagawa
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Bryce has spent years working on everything from computer games to tabletop games, working with Atari, Time Warner, Spectrum-Holobyte, Cyclone Studios, and TenGen.
  • Michael Nankin
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Michael Nankin is a director of eight episodes of Battlestar Galactica, as well as episodes of The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Eureka, Veritas, Invasion, and The Dresden Files, among many others. He is the writer of The Gate and its sequel. He has been a working writer/director for the past 30 years.
  • David Napoliello
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] David Napoliello is the creator and co-writer of the sword-and-sorcery comic book series Books of Lore. At this year's Dragon*Con, David will be debuting an eight-page preview of his latest work, Books of Lore: Elfstone, illustrated by legendary fantasy painter Larry Elmore.
  • Steve Nappe
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Steve Nappe is the East Coast Case Manager for Hollywood Ghost Hunters
  • Narrator
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Orlando, Florida's Narrator creates synthesizer-based EBM and Futurepop music with industrial tendencies and moving melodies, using modern electronic composition methods.
  • Amber Celeste Nash
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Amber Nash is the voice of Pam Poovey on FX's hit animated series Archer. She also provided the voice for Val and the Hooker on Adult Swim'sFrisky Dingo.
  • Bobby Nash
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] When not distracted by shiny objects, Bobby Nash writes a little of everything including novels, short stories, comic books, novellas, graphic novels, screenplays, and even a little pulp fiction just for good measure. Visit Bobby at www.bobbynash.com.
  • Nataya
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Nataya, a new author of the novel Reach Beyond the Stars.
  • David Naughton
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] David is best-known for his starring role in the horror classic An American Werewolf in London (not to mention that Dr. Pepper ad from way back), and he's made many other appearances as well.
  • Brian Nave
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Brian has had multiple robots competing in all the televised robotic combat shows – Comedy Central's Battle Bots, The Learning Channel's Robotica, The National Network's Robot Wars: Extreme Warriors, and Nickelodeon's Robot Wars.
  • Julie L. Negron
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Julie Negron is the creator of the only comic strip about life as a military spouse, Jenny, which has run in the Stars & Stripes worldwide for the past five years. She is a member of the National Cartoonists Society and is active in the Southeast Chapter of NCS (SECNCS).
  • Bruce Neidlinger
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Bruce is currently working at Iron Crown Enterprises in operations and product development.
  • Bob Neilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bob Neilson is Editor of Albedo One magazine, publisher at Aeon Press, and a prolific writer of short stories who has two collections: Without Honour and That's Entertainment. His radio plays have been broadcast on Irish Radio and he hosted a SF magazine programme on Anna Livia Radio in Dublin.
  • Ingrid Neilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ingrid Neilson is known for her ink and watercolor drawings of dragons. Her work has appeared in publications like Vampirella, and she has inked for comics such as MythAdventures and ElfQuest: New Blood. Ingrid oversees the Chesley Awards and was a consultant for the Hugo-winning book The Chesley Awards: A Retrospective.
  • E. R. Nelson
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] E.R. Nelson is the writer/director of the independent feature comedy Pirates Of The Great Salt Lake, which will be screening at the 2007 Dragon*Con.
  • Michael J. Nelson
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Michael J. Nelson is an actor, writer, director, and musician who served as head writer for ten seasons, and on-air host for five seasons, of the legendary TV series Mystery Science Theater 3000.
  • Corin Nemec
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Corin Nemec is best-known for playing the title character on Parker Lewis Can't Lose and Jonas Quinn in Stargate SG-1.
  • Bill Neville
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Bill is currently drawing Explorers and covers for the new Acclaim Disney line. He's also drawn for Elfquest, Disney Adventures, and two issues of The Tick.
  • Annalee Newitz
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Annalee is the policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, where she writes research papers and speaks on digital liberties issues including copyright, electronic privacy, and freedom of expression online.
  • Dustin Nguyen
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dustin Nguyen is an American comic artist whose body of work, for the past 10 years, includes flagship titles for both DC Comics and Wildstorm.
  • Thomas Ian Nicholas
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Thomas is best know for his role as Kevin Myers from the American Pie Movies.
  • Chris Nicholls
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Chris Nicholls is the Senior Producer on Anne McCaffrey's Dragonflight and works with Anne to ensure the game remains true to her dream.
  • Nichelle Nichols
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Nichelle Nichols is an American actress, singer, and voice artist. Her most famous role is that of communications officer Lieutenant Uhura aboard the USS Enterprise in the popular Star Trek television series, as well as the succeeding motion pictures, where her character was eventually promoted in Starfleet to the rank of commander.
  • Scott Nicholson
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] The author of seven novels, 60 short stories, six screenplays, and a recent comic book series, Scott Nicholson is also an editor for Post Mortem Comics Studio. He has served as an extra in independent films and hosts an annual paranormal conference in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • Joe Nickell
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Joe Nickell may be the world’s only full-time, salaried professional paranormal investigator. A former magician, private detective, and scholar, he writes for Skeptical Inquirer science magazine; has authored two dozen books; appeared on In Search Of, Oprah, etc.; and has been profiled on Today and in The New Yorker.
  • Julia Nickson
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Julia's roles include everything from rave performances in China Cry and Rambo: First Blood Part II to Babylon 5, Seaquest DSV, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and many others.
  • Douglas Niles
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Douglas is the author of 25 novels including the Watershed and Moonshae trilogies and several Dragonlance titles. He also has a large list of gaming credits including Red Storm Rising and Dragonlance material.
  • Steve Niles
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Steve Niles was recently named by Fangoria magazine as one of its 13 rising talents who promise to keep us terrified for the next 25 years. Niles has worked with Marvel and DC Comics; in 2006, he collaborated with Scott Hampton on a Batman miniseries, Gotham County Line. Currently, Niles is writing another miniseries that reimagines the Creeper.
  • Stephan Nilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Across the Ponds Comic's Stephan Nilson started Government Bodies and later, with Richie Blackmon, Necro-City.
  • Josh Nite
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Josh Nite is the primary writer behind The Kingdom of Loathing, the only black-and-white, text-intensive, stick-figure-based MMORPG that matters. When not weaving the perfect fusion of Def Leppard lyrics, double entendres, and terrible puns, he's a professional karaoke singer and an amateur parent.
  • Larry Niven
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Larry is an outstanding SF writer whose stories and novels have garnered numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and the Ditmar.
  • John Noble
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] As Artistic Director of the Stage Company of S.A. for ten years, John Noble was involved in South Australia's cultural explosion in the 1970's and 80's. He also played Denethor in two of the The Lord of the Rings films.
  • Trio Nocturna
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Trio Nocturna's music is rooted in Celtic and Renaissance traditions; their approach is unique, impassioned, and contemporary.
  • Corvis Nocturnum
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Author of: Embracing the Darkness; Understanding Dark Subcultures, and most recently, Allure Of The Vampire; Our Sexual Attraction To The Undead.
  • Alicia R. Norman
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Alicia's La Petite Morte was originally conceived as a screenplay, but has since been turned into a graphic novel.
  • Lisanne Norman
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Lisanne is the author of the Sholan Alliance series (about feline telepaths), published in America by DAW, Inc.
  • Neil Norman Orchestra
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Neil now has over 47 successful albums, many containing SF themes, to his credit (as producer or artist), with total sales in the millions!
  • Whit Norris
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Whit Norris, C.A.S., is a production sound mixer on feature films and television series. Some of his credits include: Fast Five, Whip It, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks II, The Crazies, FanBoys, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, and Friday Night Lights.
  • Mike Norton
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Mike started by penciling an issue of Mike Baron's Badger; he's also worked on Ultimate Stryke for London Night Studios.
  • Nothing Inside
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Nothing Inside's songs range from ethereal compositions to industrial dance to synthpop to techno-gothic-horror-roll-around-on-the-floor-and-bleed songs.
  • Phil Noto
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Phil Noto is an American comic book artist. He has worked with writer Gerry Drugan on the comic book series The Infinite Horizon, which was published by Image Comics from 2007. He has furthermore done art on titles like Grendel, Birds of Prey, Harley Quinn, and Jonah Hex.
  • Bob Novella
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bob Novella is a co-founder and Vice-President of the New England Skeptical Society. He co-hosts the Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe podcast and blogs for SGU’s Rogues Gallery. 
  • Jay Novella
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jay is a co-host and producer of The Skeptics’ Guide To The Universe, a popular science and critical thinking podcast. He is also a producer and director of SGU Video Productions and sits on the board of directors for NECSS, an annual conference on science and skepticism held in NYC.
  • Steven Novella
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Novella is the host of the award-winning science podcast, The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe. His writings appear on NeuroLogica blog, Science-Based Medicine, and the Skeptical Inquirer. He has numerous radio and television credits, including NPR, The Dr. Oz Show, Penn & Teller Bullshit, 20/20, Inside Edition, and others.
  • Rob Noxious
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Rob Noxious is part of Needcoffee.com's crew.
  • Chris Nuccio
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Chris is a network administrator, DVD author, compressionist, web master and designer, video editor, 3-D artist, and Photoshop "know it all" – and general uber-geek.
  • Nick Nunziata
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Nick runs one of the most popular movie websites on the planet, CHUD.com (Cinematic Happenings Under Development), devoted to the promotion of SF and horror.
  • Friggatriskaidekaphobia Nurse
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Margaret is the president of the Freethought Society. Her Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treatment Nurse character opens a center every Friday the 13th (with a museum and games). She also dresses as a Suffragist, Colonial Woman, and talk show host Veracity Waddle.
    Margaret is a trusted member of the Skeptic community.
  • Philip Nutman
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Philip Nutman has penned many critically acclaimed works in fiction, journalism, comics, and film including best-selling, award-nominated apocalyptic zombie espionage novel Wet Work, recently published collection Cities of Night, controversial movie Jack Ketchum's The Girl Next Door, and Scream and Scream Again, the definitive history of Amicus Productions.
  • Teri Nutman
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] No biographical information available.
  • Jody Lynn Nye
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jody Lynn Nye has written over forty books, including The Ship Who Won with Anne McCaffrey, a humorous anthology about mothers, Don’t Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear!, and over a hundred short stories. Her latest books are View From the Imperium (Baen Books) and Myth-Quoted (Ace Books).
  • David Nykl
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] David Nykl: known to Sci-Fi fans worldwide as Stargate Atlantis' Dr. Radek Zelenka, David has also appeared on Eureka, Fringe, Psych, and most recently the reboot of Mortal Kombat.
  • Nythera
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Stacia Spradlin is Head of Player Support and Games/Event Coordinator for Artix Entertainment and has been with the company since 2006. When she is not leading the support of AE's multiple Flash games and minigames, she is promoting them at conventions.

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  • James O'Barr
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] James is the creator of the classic character and comic series The Crow, one of the most compelling characters and stories in comics (and film) history.
  • Denis O'Hare
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Denis can currently be seen in the film The Eagle. Concurrently, O’Hare was also recently seen on television in his recurring roles of Judge Charles Abernathy in the CBS series The Good Wife, and Russell Edgington, the Vampire King of Mississippi, in the HBO hit series True Blood.
  • Michael O'Hare
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Michael is best-known as Commander Sinclair (and various other permutations) on the SF cult hit series Babylon 5.
  • Denny O'Neil
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Dennis O'Neil has been a huge force in the comic world, working on and revitalizing many of the biggest lines, including Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Batman, and Superman.
  • Jim O'Rear
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jim O'Rear has been involved in the entertainment industry for over 25 years, as an actor/stuntman/screenwriter and performing in numerous films and television shows. Also an accomplished paranormal investigator and novelist, Jim has penned paranormal and horror books, appeared on numerous paranormal television shows, and founded Celebrity Ghost Hunters.
  • Robert O'Reilly
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Robert O'Reilly is best known to his many fans around the world as the wild eyed Klingon "Chancellor Gowron" on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • Diana Obscura
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Diana's cello and voice are no strangers to Dragon*Con or to local artists' releases. She has performed at Dragon*Con before both as a solo act and as a member of Aphelion, and has guest appeared on several local CDs.
  • Michael Avon Oeming
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Michael Avon Oeming is the co-creator of the Eisner-award nominated series Powers with writer Brian Michael Bendis. Mike has also done Hammer of the Gods and Bastard Samurai, and the Eagle-nominated Cross Bronx series.
  • Amy Okuda
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Amy Okuda is an actress, best known for her portrayal of Tinkerballa in the web series The Guild.
  • Keith Olexa
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] The content editor of Phobosweb.com and Phobos Books, Keith Olexa is former managing editor of StarLog, the most important American magazine in the field of science fiction entertainment.
  • Kathie Olivas
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Kathie Olivas is a multi-media artist who resides with her husband and fellow artist, Brandt Peters, in Tampa, FL and Albuquerque, NM. At 31, she has been featured in numerous galleries across the globe and is represented in the permanent collection at the Tampa Museum of Art. She received her bachelor's degree in visual arts from the University of South Florida.
  • Jana Oliver
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jana Oliver is the multi award-winning author of the Time Rovers Series, set in 1888 London. Her young adult Demon Trappers Series is located in a bankrupt Atlanta plagued by Hellspawn and scheming necromancers. It appears no major city is safe from her fertile imagination. www.janaoliver.com
  • Olivia
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Olivia is an American pop culture icon. As the queen of 21st century cheesecake, her work spans the classical, fetish, and fantasy.
  • Edward James Olmos
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] In the years since Miami Vice, Edward James Olmos has built an amazing career in Hollywood and across America. He directed his first movie, American Me, and has won numerous acting and humanitarian awards.
  • Timothy Omundson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Timothy has appeared in over 30 TV and film projects, including Seaquest DSV and as Eli on Xena.
  • Sket One
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Designer Sket One is a visual artist with skills that go back to before most of y'all were born. A Connecticut-based graffiti artist, Sket has produced toys for such heavyweights as Kidrobot, Kaching/Mindstlyle, Red Magic, Circus Punks, and basically so many more that if we listed them all, you'd be reading a book.
  • Nils Onsager
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Nils Onsager is a professional martial artist, stunt coordinator, and swordsman. He has performed numerous times at Dragon*Con as Hank Reinhartd's fight partner, and he and Whit Williams performed last year's sword fighting and cutting demo.
  • Ookla the Mok
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Trying their darndest to be fandom's own rock band, Ookla the Mok is predicated on the notion that there just aren't enough songs out there about Mr. Potato Head and Aquaman.
  • Opland-Freeman
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Appearing as part of our Worlds of Anne McCaffrey track and at Anne's behest, Tania Opland and Mike Freeman have traveled extensively and built a diverse background for their acoustic performances.
  • Order of the Dying Knights
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] ODK incorporates violin, bass guitar, live drum, and ethnic percussion tracks amongst their usual keyboard-laden melodies and landscapes.
  • John Orlando
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Alex Orr
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Alex Orr is the Writer/Producer/Director of Blood Car, the award winning feature film playing the festival circuit and being programmed as part of the Dragon*Con Film Festival. Blood Car stars Mike Brune, Anna Chlumsky (My Girl), Katie Rowlett, and Marla Malcolm (2001 Maniacs).
  • Joshua Ortega
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Joshua Ortega is an expert in the field of emerging technologies, privacy and surveillance issues, and the study of counterintelligence and terrorism.
  • Heather Osborn
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Heather Osborn is currently an editor of paranormal romance and urban fantasy novels at Tor Books. A huge fan of all things science fiction, fantasy, and romance, Heather is firmly convinced she found her dream job running Tor's paranormal romance line.
  • Stephanie Osborn
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Stephanie Osborn is a former payload flight controller turned hard SF writer, a veteran of 20+ years in the civilian space program, as well as various military space defense programs. She has worked on numerous Space Shuttle flights and the ISS, and counts the training of astronauts on her resume.
  • Terri Osborne
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Terri Osborne is a media tie-in and original dark fantasy author. Her past work in the Doctor Who and Star Trek universes paved the way for the launch of her Realms Next Door dark fantasy universe in 2009.
  • Jan Osburg
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Dr. Jan Osburg works for a national think tank, focusing on projects related to security policy, aerospace and communications technology, and emergency preparedness.
  • Jennifer Ouellette
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Jennifer Ouellette is the author of "The Physics of the Buffyverse" and "Dangerous Curves: A Calculus Diary," and blogs at Discovery News and Cocktail Party Physics. She is also director of the Science and Entertainment Exchange, a program of the National Academy of Sciences to connect science and Hollywood.
  • Kai Owen
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kai Owens is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Rhys Williams, the long suffering, ever loving husband of Gwen on the hit BBC series Torchwood.
  • Philip Owen
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Philip is the creator/artist and writer behind Keepers, a small press fantasy adventure comic. He's also the President of Blue Knight Productions.
  • Rena Owen
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] One of New Zealand's most successful actors, she's been seen in Once Were Warriors (New Zealand's most successful film to date), as well as Star Wars Episode 2: Attack of the Clones, and Steven Spielberg's A.I.
  • Chris Owens
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Chris portrayed some different roles on The X-Files leading up to his SAG Award-nominated portrayal of Agent Spender.
  • A. Owsley
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] For three glorious years, Anthony edited and published Drawl, Atlanta's only all-comics paper. He now provides inks for Wild Hare Studios.
  • Oxhorn
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Brandon Dennis is best known as Oxhorn, the author of popular geeky music and movies including the YouTube sensation ROFLMAO!. A household name in the World of Warcraft community, his movies have over 50 million views on YouTube. Host of the weekly Internet show Scotch & Smoke Rings.
  • Mary Oyaya
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Mary has done a lot of modeling and acting work, but is best-known to SF audiences as Jedi Master Luminara Unduli in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

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  • Mark Pacella
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Mark's comic art can be seen in Mr. Monster, X-Force, Dooms IV, Hellraiser Graphic Novel, Elric, Prime, and Heavy Metal.
  • Gerald W. Page
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Author of nearly half a hundred stories in the SF, fantasy, humor, horror, and mystery genres.
  • Stephen Pagel
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Stephe was national buyer for the Barnes and Noble/B. Dalton chains, then became White Wolf's director of sales; he also co-owns Meisha Merlin Publishing Inc.
  • Jaime Paglia
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jaime Paglia is the co-creator and Executive Producer of the Syfy Channel record-setting series, Eureka. Getting his start in feature films, Paglia sold his first spec script, Bombshell, (written with David Draffin) to Team Todd at New Line Cinema, followed by Kringle (written with Andrew Cosby), which sold to Oscar-winning screenwriter/producer Akiva Goldsman and producer Mark Canton.  Paglia went on to co-create Eureka with Cosby for the Syfy Channel and NBC Universal Television Studios. They also adapted the feature film Damn Nation for MTV Films and Paramount Pictures.  
  • John Paladin
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] John Paladin lives in Troy, Michigan and has been doing SFX makeup for over 10 yrs.
  • Brina Palencia
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Brina Palencia is an American voice actress, ADR director, and singer primarily known for her work for Funimation Entertainment/OkraTron 5000. She has provided numerous voices for Japanese anime films and television series as well as video games.
  • Betsy Palmer
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] To those whose teen years coincided with the early 1980s, Betsy Palmer is remembered as the vengeful, ax-wielding Mrs. Voorhees (Jason's mom) in the first Friday the 13th.
  • James Palmer
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James is a freelance writer, editor, copywrite,r and author of science fiction and pulp adventure. He has written for Strange Horizons, the Internet Review of Science Fiction, and Tangent Online. His pulp tales have been published by Pro Se Productions, White Rocket Books, and Airship 27.
  • Jason Palmer
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jason Palmer is an illustrator for entertainment properties such as Star Wars, Star Trek, Indiana Jones, and Battlestar Galactica. He may be best known for his licensed series of Firefly/Serenity collectible art.
  • Jim Palmiotti
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Jimmy's inks on Kevin Smith's Daredevil run for Marvel have won even more acclaim for one of the most popular inkers in comics.
  • David Palumbo
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] As an illustrator, Palumbo works mainly in the fantasy and science fiction genre. He has painted dozens of book covers, as well as numerous illustrations for Magic: The Gathering.
  • Pandora Celtica
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Pandora Celtica is a 5-piece vocal band. Specializing in Harmony besotted Dark Celtic A Capella music for pirates, pagans, faries, and music lovers everywhere. They sing some traditional Celtic tunes, the occasional cover, and Filk, as well as lots of original pieces.
  • Hayden Panettiere
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Hayden Panettiere appears as Claire Bennet in the NBC series Heroes as a high school cheerleader with regenerative healing powers.
  • Paranormal Sarah
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Paranormal Sarah is a parapsychology student working on her MA degree and prioritizes the education of the paranormal to the masses. She is published in TAPS Paramag, has a weekly webisode and publication online, and authored three books on PSI research. She lectures around the nation and is a horror-model.
  • Alex Pardee
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Alex Pardee's unique style is one conceived through watching horror movies and overcoming a 10 year bout of anxiety and depression. His pieces are often brought to life by translating random shapes and colors into signs of torment and absurdity. By juxtaposing these two conflicting moods, Alex makes his works more personal to his viewers, forcing them to project their own feelings and emotions onto each character in his twisted universe. Alex continues to use his art as a means of self-medication, creating emotionally charged images on canvases, sketchbooks, and any other surfaces he can cover with his bizarre characters. He is currently working hard on finishing a 50-minute animated movie for Warner Bros Television based on the Chadam character that he created in 2006. Alex is writing, co-directing, and art directing the entire project, which should be finished at the end of 2009.To see more of Alex's work, visit eyesuckink.com and zerofriends.com.
  • Chuck Parello
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] A writer, producer, and director, Chuck is responsible for bringing us Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. He's now working on two sequels.
  • Dustin Pari
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dustin Pari currently appears in his second season of Ghost Hunters International as one of the lead investigators. He was also in three seasons of the Sci Fi Channel's original Ghost Hunters.
  • Sandeep Parikh
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sandeep Parikh wrote and directed Comedy Central and Atom.com's highest rated web-series The Legend of Neil. Sandeep is also known as the co-lead, Zaboo in the acclaimed and multiple award winning webseries The Guild, which won Streamys for Best Comedy Webseries and Best Ensemble Cast.
  • Bridgette Parker
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] In 2003, Bridgette and friend Wendy Darling, were selected to be the first shared-world authors published under Storm Constantine's Wraeththu Mythos series. The novel, Breeding Discontent, which fits between the second and third books of the popular Wraeththu trilogy, was originally posted online as author-sanctioned fan fiction.
  • Buzz Parker
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Buzz Parker is now the illustrator of Emily The Strange comic books and lends his talents to the clothing line, hardcover books, and upcoming juvenile fiction series. 
  • Craig Parker
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Parker first came to Dragon*Con having played the elf, Haldir, in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings. He came back for more Atlanta Madness in 2009 while playing Darken Rahl in ABC’s Legend of the Seeker and now, in 2012, returns as the nasty roman, Glaber, in Starz Spartacus: Vengeance.
  • Leni Parker
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Leni Parker is best known for creating the role of Da'an, the benevolent Taelon leader, on Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict for four successful seasons, from 1997 to 2001.
  • Rembert Parker
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Rembert Parker is an award-winning author of gaming adventures for games as diverse as AD&D and Over The Edge.
  • Jim Parrack
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jim Parrack is an American actor. He has a recurring role as Hoyt Fortenberry in HBO series True Blood, and appeared in the film Battle: Los Angeles, which was released March 2011.
  • Adrian Pasdar
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Adrian Pasdar is best known as Nathan Petrelli in NBC's drama Heroes.
  • Butch Patrick
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] For many, Butch Patrick will always remain famous for his role as Eddie Munster on the 1964 TV show, The Munsters, but Butch starred in another classic, Chuck Jones' Phantom Tollbooth.
  • Teresa Patterson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Teresa Patterson co-authored 2 editions of The World of Shannara with Terry Brooks, the World of the Wheel of Time with Robert Jordan, and a murder mystery, No Quarter, with Robert Asprin and Eric Del Carlo, and authored numerous fantasy stories. Also a Chesley Award winner and past president of ASFA.
  • D.M. Paul
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Doug Paul is an aerospace engineer and the author of the One Wizard Place series of fantasy/SF novels. He is also the owner of Arctic Wolf Publishing, a book and graphic novel publishing company with more than 20 titles.
  • Donita Paul
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Donita is an award-winning novelist writing Christian Romance and Fantasy.
  • Paul and Storm
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Paul and Storm are an Arlington, Virginia-based comedic musical duo consisting of Paul Sabourin and Greg "Storm" DiCostanzo. They are favorites of Dr. Demento and regular guests on the Bob and Tom radio show.
  • Robert Fredrick Paulsen
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Daytime Emmy Award winner Rob Paulsen is best known for voicing some of the most memorable cartoon characters on TV. Pinky from Pinky and the Brain, Raphael from TMNT, and Yakko from Animaniacs. SciFi fans saw him in Space Balls as well.
  • Jim Pavelec
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Recently Jim has done two paintings that can be seen in the new smash hit The Tenth from Image Comics.
  • Matt Pavlovich
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Matt is the founder of OpenDVD.org and linuxvideo.org. He is involved in creating a freely available DVD/video player for the Linux operating system.
  • George Pérez
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] George Pérez is an illustrator and writer of comic books born of Latin-American (Puerto-Rican) descent. Along with John Byrne, he was arguably the most popular and influential artist in American comic books in the 1980s. He primarily illustrates superhero comics, mainly published by DC Comics and Marvel Comics, and is known for his clean, dynamic, yet ornate style, with a strong emphasis on group superhero action scenes.
  • Ay-leen the Peacemaker
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ay-leen the Peacemaker (Diana M. Pho) is a scholar, activist, blogger, and founding editor of the multicultural steampunk blog Beyond Victoriana. Her academic work on steampunk has been featured in multiple publications, TV appearances, and websites, and she is also included in the books The Steampunk Bible and Steampunk: Reloaded.
  • Jackson Pearce
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jackson Pearce is the author of young adult books Sisters Red, Sweetly, and As You Wish.
  • Jason Pearson
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jason Pearson is an American comic book artist and creator of Body Bags. When he’s not busy with his duties as Director of Development at 12 Gauge Comics, Jason Pearson is one heck of a cartoonist. 
  • Lars Pearson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lars Pearson is one of the foremost experts on Doctor Who in North America. As editor-in-chief of Mad Norwegian Press, he oversees the company's SF guides and essay collections on women and fandom (including the Hugo-Award-winning Chicks Dig Comics). He co-authors the seminal Doctor Who guide AHistory (Third Edition forthcoming).
  • Jim Peavy
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Garrett Peck
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Garrett Peck has authored short stories, nonfiction articles, and book reviews for such publications as Cemetery DanceGauntletFlesh & Blood, and Hellnotes Newsletter. He has co-edited four published anthologies. He chaired the HWA's Bram Stoker Awards Additions Jury for three terms and has twice been a finalist.
  • The Peculiar Pretzelmen
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Los Angeles based bedlamites The Peculiar Pretzelmen have been have been kicking, stomping, screaming, and destroying stages, equipment, and minds since 2006. The outfit exists as anything between a two to a ten piece band pounding away at every type of tablescrap instrumentation they can cobble together.
  • Kevin Peddicord
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Kevin's been published in the Philadelphia Enquirer and in multiple corporate publications. His comic strip Dark Matter is a 'Gary Larson-esque' skewed view of the stranger parts of our world.
  • Peelander-Z
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] The Japanese action comic punk band Peelander-Z has been appearing at major music festivals and on televisions since 1998!
  • Mary Jo Pehl
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Mary Jo Pehl is a writer, actress, and comedian. She is best known for her various roles on the television series Mystery Science Theater 3000.
  • Joe Pekar
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Joe Pekar is an artist best known for Naughty Girls & Pigtails and Strawberry.
  • Bob Pendarvis
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bob created and taught the first Comic Book classes at SCAD, going on to develop BFA and MFA Sequential Art programs, the first in the country. Bob is the publisher/editor of the ongoing Sugar Ninjas all-female sequential art anthologies, featuring over 200 creators to date.
  • Tahmoh Penikett
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Tahmoh Penikett is best known for his roles as Karl "Helo" Agathon on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica and as Paul Ballard in Joss Whedon's series Dollhouse on the Fox network.
  • Mark Pennington
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Mark has been inking and illustrating comic books since 1988. His past experiences have also involved him with toy design.
  • Len Peralta
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Len Peralta draws monsters, robots, zombies, and so much more. His quirky, offbeat style has become synonymous with geek music and culture.
  • George Perez
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] George is a remarkably talented professional in the comics field known as a good team player; he's arguably best known for The New Teen Titans.
  • Vincent Perez
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Star of The Crow II: City of Angels.
  • Terri Perkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Terri Perkins has been actively involved with Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMORPGs) since 1994 and served as a senior administrator for Realms of Despair, a volunteer at DragonRealms, and in management at EverQuest.
  • Dr. Peter Perla III
    [**Past** Guests in 1990] Dr. Perla is one of the world's foremost experts on real-life gaming and game design, especially for military applications.
  • Don Perrin
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Don is vice president of Mag Force 7 and a collectible card game designer.
  • Luke Perry
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] A versatile and talented actor, Luke Perry is one of the most charismatic performers of his generation. Perry is known for his roll as Dylan McKay on 90210 and the lead roll in sci-fi television series, Jeremiah, for Showtime, based on the comic book series of the same title.
  • Persephone's Dream
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] The music of Persephone's Dream appeals to fans of everything from gothic/industrial, to pop, to metal, to traditional rock.
  • Peter Pepper
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] These ultra-animated, adventure-punks known as Peter Pepper rose from the ashes of singer/songwriter Peter Pepper's electro-punk project, Retard-O-Bot; who you've probably seen running with the likes of Combichrist, Creature Feature, or Mindless Self Indulgence. Now hold on tight for this new adventure! Are you prepared?!
  • Diana Peterfreund
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Diana Peterfreund is the author of the killer unicorn novels Rampant and Ascendant and the post apocalyptic For Darkness Shows the Stars.
  • Brandt Peters
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] The subject of Brandt’s paintings is a world of creepy side-show icons, deviant Animalia, and ‘masked’ glorified cartoon alter egos. Brandt is currently working on several designer toy projects with MINDstyle and Wheaty Wheat Studios as well as developing his own animation projects including his well known Slap-Happy! property.
  • David Petersen
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] David Petersen is the creator of the Mouse Guard series and is the 2007 Russ Manning Award recipient for Most Promising Newcomer and a 2008 recipient of the Eisners for Best Publication for Kids.
  • Brandon Peterson
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Brandon Peterson has been working professionally as a comic book illustrator for over 15 years. Although he has worked primarily as a penciller, he has also exhibited his talents in every other job associated with comics.
  • Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Cassandra Peterson's alter-ego "Elvira, Mistress of the Dark," has become an indelible symbol of Halloween in America.
  • Paul Peterson
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Stefan Petrucha
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Stefan's been writing literary graphic stories for over a decade and is known for his work on the first 16 issues of Topps' The X-Files comic. He also currently writes Dark Fantasy novels for White Wolf and more.
  • Greg Pettit
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Greg writes Texasylum for Bad Moon Studios, where he is a founding partner.
  • Anne C. Petty
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Writer Anne Petty has published three books on J.R.R. Tolkien, a dark fantasy novel, and numerous articles on fantasy lit and mythology. She gives seminars on Tolkien and pop culture, fantasy writing in general, and publishing. Anne is the owner of the small press Kitsune Books.
  • Lori Petty
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Lori Petty played the starring role in Tank Girl as the bizarre cartoon heroine. She was "Noss" on the popular TV series, Star Trek: Voyager, in 1999. She was the voice of "Livewire" in Superman:  The Animated Series in 1997 and was "Sal" in an episode of Alien Nation in 1989.
  • Pam Pfeifer
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • James Phelps
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] James and Oliver Phelps play the Weasley twins, Fred and George, in the five Harry Potter films, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and their latest adventure, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
  • Oliver Phelps
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] James and Oliver Phelps play the Weasley twins, Fred and George, in the five Harry Potter films, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and their latest adventure, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
  • Ethan Phillips
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Phillips has been on several popular TV shows and movies, including five seasons on Benson, and seven seasons on Star Trek: Voyager. He has been a guest star on scores of other television shows. Ethan has appeared in many feature films and award-winning shorts and has an active voice-over career. Phillips is also a playwright and an author.
  • Joseph Phillips
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Joe's a noted comic artist and Master-level costumer.
  • Lisa Phillips
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] For over 29 years, Lisa Phillips, also fondly known as “MamaLisa,” has been assisting and guiding people to the wonderful life that is theirs through her psychic insight and angelic-guided mediumistic abilities.  In addition, MamaLisa is one the host of MamaLisa Cares TV/Radio Show and Psychics Next Door, which can be heard on Para-X.com and seen on ParaXVision.com.
  • Phoenicia
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Phoenicia has been a belly dancer since 1983 first as a troupe member, then solo performer, and finally a teacher. In addition to Cabaret, Ethnic, Tribal, and Fusion belly dance styles she is also a nationally certified ballroom dance instructor. 
  • John Picacio
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Picacio is one of the most prolific American cover artists of the last ten years. Accolades include the World Fantasy Award, four Chesley Awards, two IHG Awards, and seven Hugo Award nominations. He’s the artist for the 2012 George R. R. Martin A Song of Ice and Fire Calendar.
  • Felice Picano
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Author Felice Picano has 23 books published, four plays produced, many awards and nominations, and translations in 13 languages.
  • Robert Picardo
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Robert Picardo is an American actor. He is best known for his portrayals of the Emergency Medical Hologram (EMH), also known as The Doctor, on UPN's Star Trek: Voyager, and as Richard Woolsey in the Canadian-American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1Stargate Atlantis, and Stargate Universe.
  • John Pierce
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] A participant in our Electronic Frontiers Forums, John Pierce is a QA engineer for Internet Security Systems and is on the development team for RealSecure, an intrusion-detection suite.
  • Tamora Pierce
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Tamora Pierce is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and has written 25 books, including her latest, Melting Stones, released by Full Cast Audio in fall of 2007. Also recently released: White Tiger: A Hero's Compulsion, the Marvel Comics series she cowrote with her husband, Timothy Liebe.
  • Mark Pierson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Mark is founder and president of Creative Minds Entertainment, an artist management/production company now handling all of Elvira's career development in TV, film, licensing, etc.
  • Massimo Pigliucci
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Massimo Pigliucci is Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and author of Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk. His essays can be found at rationallyspeaking.org.
  • Richard Pini
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Richard is the R in WaRP Graphics; with wife Wendy he created the legendary Elfquest.
  • Rowdy Roddy Piper
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] One of wrestling's all-time great personalities, Rowdy Roddy Piper quickly established himself as a major player in the old NWA and became so popular the WWF remade him as a "good guy." He's appeared in several films.
  • Chris Pirrotta
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Chris is co-founder and lead designer for TheOneRing.net, the Internet's largest and most popular Tolkien website online.
  • Jeff Pittarelli
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Jeff is widely known for his big paintings of horror, fantasy, and media icons.
  • Phil Plait
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Phil Plait is an astronomer, blogger, author, lecturer, and TV science documentary host. His blog, Bad Astronomy, is hosted by Discover Magazine, and his TV show, Phil Plait's Bad Universe aired on the Discovery Channel.
  • Van Allen Plexico
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Van Allen Plexico is best known for his popular Sentinels series of novels, pushing New Pulp into the contemporary superhero and space opera genres; for editing and writing for various SF/pulp adventure anthologies; and for the Assembled! books, exploring the history of Marvel's Avengers.
  • Ken Plume
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ken Plume writes, does interviews, co-hosts podcasts, plots, and sings horribly. He runs FRED Entertainment (www.ASiteCalledFRED.com), where he hosts the interview series “A Bit of a Chat with Ken Plume.” 
  • Michelle Poche
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Michelle Poche is an author in the Dragon*Con anthology. She is a screenwriter and former international model.
  • Annette Pohlke
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Annette's activities in various fandoms started as early as 1988, bringing her to several conventions and involving her on various levels in half a dozens of fanclubs.
  • Alan Pollack
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Alan Pollack is an artist whose work has appeared in role-playing games.
  • Nick Pollotta
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Nick has over 37 SF, humor, and military/adventure novels published to date, including Illegal Aliens (with Phil Foglio), Gamma World for TSR, and the best-selling Bureau 13 series.
  • Aaron Poole
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] A writer and director, Aaron is the producer of the animated short film How the Whale Got His Throat, co-host of the comedy podcast Cabin Fever, and is a contributor at asitecalledFRED.com. He is also Irish...very, very Irish.
  • Mark Poole
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] An excellent artist, Mark also plays a mean bass.
  • Robby Poore
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Robby Poore is a graphic designer for White Wolf's Game Studio department.
  • Peter Popovich
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] As Director of Online Operations at MAPS LLC, Mr. Popovich oversaw the publishing of several controversial databases, most notably the Realtime Blackhole List, also known as the MAPS RBL.
  • Chris Port
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] An engineer with Red Storm Entertainment, Chris Port has also worked for such now-defunct companies as Interactive Simulations and Random Games.
  • Whilce Portacio
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Whilce Portacio is recognized as one of the world's most famous comic book artists, having contributed to Wetworks: WorldstormBatman: ConfidentialLongshotUncanny X-MenThe PunisherX-FactorX-Force, and Heroes Reborn: Iron Man, along with many others.
  • Lynnette Porter
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dr. Lynnette Porter is the author of The Hobbits: The Many Lives of Bilbo, Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin; Unsung Heroes of The Lord of the Rings; Lost's Buried Treasures; and Finding Battlestar Galactica. She's a Tolkien Society member and past speaker at ORC, ELF, and the Fellowship Festival.
  • Glenn Porzig
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Glenn is best known as the creator of the character and comic series Ace of Diamonds. He can be heard on a bi-weekly podcast at www.podculture.net
  • David L. Potter
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David Potter is a game developer and designer with Ensign Games.
  • Jerry Pournelle
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] An outstanding SF author, Jerry is a noted lecturer, consultant, and President of the Citizens' Advisory Council on National Space Policy.
  • Eric Powell
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Eric Powell has worked in the comics field since 1995, but his true success came with the launch of his critically acclaimed dark comedy series,The Goon.
  • Tim Powers
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] A two-time winner of the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award, SF and fantasy novelist Tim Powers is recognized for his intricately plotted stories filled with well-rounded and often outlandish characters.
  • Flynn Prejean
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Flynn is a co-founder of Texas' Bad Moon Studios and illustrates their main comics title Texasylum. Their Ghoultown comic will premiere at Dragon*Con 2002.
  • Carrie Preston
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Carrie Preston currently stars as Arlene Fowler on HBO's hit series True Blood.
  • Jeff Preston
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jeff Preston has been illustrating professionally for a quarter of a century. From mainstream publishing/advertising to the legendary Monsterscene magazine to Dark Horse's resurrection of Creepy, his versatility and ability to adapt to any genre seems limitless. A true old school illustrator.
  • Andy Price
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Andy Price is a penciler, inker, painter, and all-around slave to his art table. Currently in the works is a book for Image Comics. He has also recently appeared in Image's Negative Burn and SLG Publishing's Disney's Haunted Mansion. In the past, he has worked for various advertising, comics, and gaming companies, including Innovation Comics' Quantum Leap, based on the TV series.
  • Kalayna Price
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] USA Today bestselling author Kalayna Price writes the Alex Craft Novels and the Novels of Haven. Her books, which are available around the world, contain the mystical elements of fantasy and folklore, a dash of romance, humor, gritty horror, and thrilling mystery.
  • Cherie Priest
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Cherie Priest is the author of seven novels from Tor books and Subterranean Press, including Boneshaker, the award-winning Eden Moore series, Dreadful Skin, and Fathom.
  • Chris Priestly
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] "Evil" Chris Priestly is a twelve year BioWare veteran who now leads the Community team at the BioWare Edmonton studio.
  • Rob Prior
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Rob’s past credits include work in creature design and special effects on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. His work as Art Director can be seen in the movie Lightning Bug.
  • Amy Pronovost
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Amy does a variety of work from whimsical cartoons to plein air sketches. She is one of a number of artists working with Topps to create hand-sketched trading cards.
  • The Protomen
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Screaming their stories through layer upon layer of robot rock, The Protomen hunger to be heard.
  • David Prowse
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David Prowse has played many roles, but he is best known as the man behind Darth Vader's sinister mask.
  • James Pruett
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] James has written extensively for Caliber on such titles as Negative Burn, The Apparition, Book of Angels, Inferno, and Caliber Core, and he is also the co-writer of the popular Kaos Moon series with creator David Boller. After leaving Caliber, James continued to do freelance writing and editing for such titles as X-Men Unlimited and Kaos Moon for Tusk Enertainment.
  • Joe Pruett
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Joe Pruett has been in the comics industry since 1989. Realizing that the comic marketplace no longer offered many choices for writers and artists to create and nurture their own properties, Joe formed Desperado Publishing in the summer of 2004 to become a home for today's top talent to bring to life their own personal creations.
  • PsychoCharger
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] PsychoCharger delivers an ultra-horrific death-march through the rotting graveyard that's been described as "Horror rawkillbilly"!
  • Jackson Publick
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Drawing on the powers and influence of his amazing Bilderberg Group superpals, Jackson made up The Venture Bros.
  • Brian Pulido
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Brian Pulido, founder of Chaos! Comics, has created and written Lady Death, Evil Ernie, Purgatori, and Chastity, as well as Nightmare on Elm St, Friday The 13th, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Chucky.
  • Wayne Pygram
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Wayne Pygram is an experienced Australian actor with an extensive background in theatre and film. His portrayal of the half-Scarran scientist, Scorpius, has earned him a place in the hearts of Farscape fans worldwide. Most recently Wayne played Governor Tarkin in Star Wars III, and had a guest appearance on LOST.

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  • Joe Quesada
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Joe's creation Ash is one of the most popular independent comics. He is now developing an animated Ash series for Steven Spielberg's Dreamworks SKG.
  • David Quiles
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] David Quiles is a comics artist and penciller for Infinite Line Comics and New Creation Studios.
  • Tee Quillin
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Tee is a certified Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors and is an active member of the Actor's Equity Association. When not teaching drama or performing drama (or living it), he moonlights as a DVD reviewer for Needcoffee.com.
  • Laura Quilter
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Laura is currently Associate Counsel on the "Free Expression Policy Project", at NYU's Brennan Center for Justice. At the Brennan Center, Laura is coordinating the development of the Fair Use Network.
  • Jeff Quinn
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Jeff is plays Mr. Spock in the fan-produced series Star Trek: New Voyages.
  • Mike Quinn
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Mike has been a Muppeteer, and character animator for Pixar and George Lucas's ILM.
  • Patricia Quinn
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Patricia opened the very first performance of The Rocky Horror Show with the song "Science Fiction Double Feature" on June 16, 1973, at The Theatre Upstairs (Royal Court) in London. The film version of the Rocky Horror Show followed in 1975 and she stepped back into the role of Magenta.

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  • Jean Rabe
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jean Rabe is the author of more than two dozen fantasy and adventure novels and more than 60 short stories. When she isn't writing or editing, she visits museums and tosses tennis balls to her moose of a mutt.
  • Mark Racop
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Mark is an accomplished "reduced-budget" filmmaker whose Rock'n'Roll Starship has sold over 600 copies on VHS -- not bad for a low-budget independent film.
  • Benjamin Radford
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Benjamin Radford is deputy editor of Skeptical Inquirer magazine and author of six books on the paranormal, investigation, and science literacy. A columnist for LiveScience.com and Discovery News, he has solved many paranormal mysteries and appeared on the Discovery, Learning, and History Channels, as well as CBS, CNN, etc.
  • Ragnar
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Brandon Ragnar Johnson has worked with or been published by Chronicle Books, Disney, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Warner Brothers, Dark Horse, and his current and favorite publisher, Baby Tattoo Books.
  • Ted Raimi
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Like his brother Sam, Ted is now immersed in the movie biz and is a multi-faceted actor, best known to us as Joxer from Xena and Lt. O'Neill on SeaQuest.
  • Gary Raisor
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Gary Raisor wrote what some say is the greatest cowboy vampire novel of all time, Less Than Human. It received the Kevin J. Anderson and Joe Lansdale seals of approval, great reviews, and was a finalist for the Bram Stoker award.
  • Sendhil Ramamurthy
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Sendhil Ramamurthy is best known as Dr. Mohinder Suresh, a genetics professor from India, in NBC's award-winning ensemble drama series Heroes. Ramamurthy next stars as a CIA agent in the upcoming series Covert Affairs for USA Network.
  • Chad Ramey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chad Ramey is a amateur nuclear physicist, engineer, and NASA intern. Chad owns and operates the world's smallest nuclear fusion reactor.
  • Humberto Ramos
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Humberto Ramos is a Mexican comic book penciller, best known for his work on American comic books such as ImpulseThe Spectacular Spider-ManThe Amazing Spider-Man, and his creator-owned series Crimson. Humberto Ramos currently works on the Fablewood Saga.
  • Rodney Ramos
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Rodney Ramos has been a professional comic book artist for over 15 years . He has penciled and inked work for Marvel, DC Comics , Marvel UK ,Valiant , Acclaim, and various other companies. He has worked on such titles as Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, 52 CountDown, and the critically-acclaimed Transmetropolitan.
  • Stephen W. Ramsden
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Stephen W. Ramsden is the founder and Director of the world's largest nonprofit Solar Astronomy Outreach Program. The Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project shows the Sun to over 60,000 people per year in 13 countries.
  • James Randi
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James Randi is a retired magician and escape artist and a best-selling author. After four-decades entertaining audiences around the world, Randi rededicated his life to combating unreason and superstition, taking on faith healers, psychics, and frauds of every stripe. He now leads the James Randi Educational Foundation in Fort Lauderdale.
  • Claire Rankin
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Claire Rankin is best known as Dr. Kate Heightmeyer in Stargate Atlantis.
  • Meaghan Rath
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Meaghan Rath  is a Canadian film and television actress. She has co-starred in the television series 15/Love, The Assistants, and currently Being Human.
  • Blanche Ravalec
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Although Blanche has over a dozen other film credits and many TV appearances to her name, it is forever as Dolly in Moonraker that she will be best remembered.
  • Raven
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Raven is professional wrestling’s brilliant yet tortured poet, a modern day Byron character. A multi-time former champion for WWE, WCW, ECW, and TNA; he is a member of Mensa, a University of Delaware graduate, and former U.S. Marine.
  • Fred Olen Ray
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Fred is producer, writer, and director of such films as the recent comedy Mob Boss and the successful Inner Sanctum.
  • Trina Ray
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Trina Ray is an astronomer with the Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn operated out of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In her current position she coordinates all the Titan science opportunities for the Cassini Mission. She is an active public speaker for NASA, invited to give many talks around the nation.
  • Amanda Raymond
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Amanda assisted in the production of the Spike TV Series Stripperella, produced by Stan Lee, and then worked on the newly released Nick at Nite series of Fatherhood, written by Bill Cosby.
  • Nicky Rea
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Nicky has been a freelance game designer for many years and was a co-developer of Changeling: the Dreaming; she is co-writing the LARP book for the new Deliria game from Laughing Pan Productions.
  • Michael Reaves
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Michael Reaves has written over 400 produced scripts and 20 published horror and sci-fi novels, including HBO’s werewolf classic Full Eclipse, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Sliders, and Twilight Zone.
  • Jeff Rector
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Jeff Rector is an American actor, born in St. Louis, and grew up in both Michigan and California. His first roles were in New York Soap Operas. Jeff went on to play over 60 feature films, TV shows, and various television programs. 
  • David Reddick
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Fans of Star Trek know David as the official Star Trek cartoonist/creator of The Trek Life comic strip for CBS/STARTREK.COM, IDW, Tokyopop, Star Trek Magazine, creator of two webcomics for Roddenberry.com, and Legend of Bill at www.LegendofBill.com. David works full-time for the Garfield comic strip.
  • C.J. Redwine
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] C.J. Redwine writes Young Adult fantasy novels featuring sword-wielding heroines, inventors, assassins, and dragons. Her first novel, Defiance, is available 8/28/12 from Balzer+Bray.
  • Dan Reed
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Dan Reed has worked on some of the greatest characters in the comics field, from Steve Ditko's Blue Beetle to Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's Incredible Hulk.
  • Thomas Reed
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] A writer for Toon magazine, one of the Cartoon Geeks, with podcasts and web site discussions of animation, comics, anime, and geek culture, Tom will soon be performing in one of the DC Universe radio shows from Pendant Audio.
  • Norman Reedus
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Norman Reedus is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal as Murphy MacManus in the 1999 film The Boondock Saints and for the character of Daryl Dixon in the AMC television series The Walking Dead.
  • Barry Reese
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Barry Reese has worked for such diverse publishers as Marvel Comics, Moonstone Books, and West End Games. Known primarily for his pulp adventure novels, Barry was voted Best Author in the 2011 Pulp Ark Awards. His novel Rabbit Heart earned him a 2011 nomination in the GAYA Awards.
  • Autumn Reeser
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Autumn Reeser can currently be seen as the comic-book-loving scientist Katie Andrews in ABC's No Ordinary Family.
  • Stephen Reid
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Stephen 'Rockjaw' Reid connects fans to creators as a community manager for MMO games. Having worked on over a dozen titles including Star Wars: The Old RepublicGuild Wars, and the upcoming Marvel Heroes, he’s seen it all and is usually happy to talk about it!
  • Hank Reinhardt
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Hank Reinhardt founded the first Atlanta Science Fiction Club in 1950 and is an expert of medieval weaponry.
  • Mike Reiss
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mike Reiss has won four Emmys during his two decades as writer/producer for The Simpsons. He created the cult animated series The Critic and Queer Duck. He is the author of seventeen children's books, an Edgar Award-winning mystery write,r and contributed to films including The Lorax and Despicable Me.
  • Aimee Rekoske
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Aimee Rekoske is the Project Manager for the SOE Community Relations Team. She has worked at SOE for over 12 years.
  • Mike Resnick
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mike Resnick is, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. Among his awards are 5 Hugos and a Nebula. His work has appeared in 26 languages.
  • Mirana Reveier
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Mirana is an artist working mostly in the digital medium. Her work has been featured in anime DVD galleries, anime magazines, and on the cover of Smashing Kings.
  • Beth Revis
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Beth Revis is the author of the New York Times Bestselling YA science fiction, Across the Universe.
  • Michael Reynolds
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Michael is co-designer and editor of Iron Crown Enterprises' Middle-Earth Collectible Card Game.
  • JP Rhea
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] JP Rhea is a visual storyteller. His art can be seen in numerous White Wolf publications. His short story “Cradle” was featured in the Outworlder's collaborative project. He is currently working as a World-Building GM for the upcoming game Hero’s Journey by Simutronics.
  • John Rhys-Davies
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Rhys-Davies is a Welsh actor and voice actor. He is perhaps best known for playing the charismatic Arab excavator Sallah in the Indiana Jones films and the dwarf Gimli in The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
  • Bobby Rice
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Bobby Rice is a Los Angeles based actor who's credits have cast him as Peter Kirk, nephew of Captain James T. Kirk in the fan-based films Star Trek: New Voyages, as well as having won the role of Ro Nevin in Star Trek: Hidden Frontier. Bobby appears with Star Trek: New Voyages this year.
  • Adam Richards
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Adam formed Kat Butt Comix in March 1998. Their first title LitterBox (with Stelfreeze and Lansdale) will be released in early 1999.
  • Dan Richards
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Dan Richards is a comics editor and inker for Infinite Line Comics and New Creation Studios.
  • J. August Richards
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] J. August Richards has become a visible favorite in primetime television, starring in the Joss Whedon hit series Angel, Dick Wolf's Conviction, and most recently, Steven Bochco's Raising the Bar for the TNT network.
  • Randy Richards
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] In 1998 Randy Richards published a Masque of the Red Death D&D adventure, "Dark Magic in New Orleans," in Dungeon magazine, set in 1890's New Orleans. In 2005 Randy authored "Dreadmire", a swamp mega-sourcebook.
  • Mike Richardson
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Mike is the founder of Dark Horse Comics - which alone has changed the face of comics - and is a mover and shaker in filmdom as well.
  • Dave Rickey
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Dave Rickey is a five-year veteran of the Online RPG industry. He was Assistant Head Game master for EverQuest and and is currently the Lead Game Designer for Mutable Realms' Online RPG project, Wish.
  • Rickman
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Currently Rickman is working on Fishman and The Adequate Alliance for SPG Comics; a publishing imprint he co-founded.
  • Thomas C. Ricks
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Thomas is currently working on a collaborative RPG called Mundi Animalia and a graphic novel with Adrian Johnson called Tossing Grenades at Windmills.
  • T. S. Rider
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] T. S. Rider is an energetic and imaginitive person, which can be seen in her writing. She has a short fantasy published in the October 2009 issue of Golden Visions Magazine, and a mystery in the 2010 Deadly Ink Anthology. She is currently working on her first novel.
  • William Rieser
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] An accomplished SF, fantasy, and horror author, his short story "Modal Sojourn" will be featured in the premiere issue of Pulp Eternity.
  • Chandler Riggs
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chandler portrays Carl Grimes in the AMC hit series The Walking Dead. Other credits include the feature Get Low and Lifetime's The Wronged Man.
  • Rebecca Riggs
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rebecca Riggs is best known to fans as the irrepressible Commandant Mele-on Grayza in the Saturn Award winning Farscape.
  • The Right Reverend Andy 
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] The Ordained Minister of Atlanta's rock 'n' roll scene, The Right Reverend Andy has been spinning rockabilly and rock music on the Atlanta airwaves for the last several years.
  • Gray Rinehart
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Gray Rinehart's fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction & Fact, Asimov's Science Fiction, and Redstone Science Fiction. In his U.S. Air Force career, he fought rocket propellant fires, refurbished space launch facilities, "flew" satellites, and did other interesting things. He is now the "Slushmaster General" for Baen Books.
  • John D. Ringo
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Ringo had visited 23 countries and attended 14 schools by the time he graduated high school. This left him with a wonderful appreciation of the oneness of humanity and a permanent aversion to foreign food. Now he writes books. 
  • William Alan Ritch
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] William Alan Ritch is an Atlanta writer and director. He has had short stories published in several anthologies and has created stage plays and audio theatre for MRAP and ARTC respectively. He is also a member of the Dark River Writers.
  • James Ritchey III
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Jim Ritchey III is an indie comic book superhero artist and writer, storyboard artist, animator, and an occasional illustrator for gaming. He has worked for Eclipse, New World Pictures, Radical Comix, Flying Rock Productions, iHero, and others. He is the current Creative Director and Editor for Spark Comics.
  • Patricia Ritter
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Pat has an Urban Fantasy/Horror work published; she's also written for trade journals.
  • Nicholas John Robatto
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Nick Robatto is a profesional prop maker from Wales UK. Known primarily for his work on Doctor Who and creating iconic props such as the sonic screwdriver and Daleks. Nick is also the owner of his own company Rubbertoe Rayguns, specialising in sci-fi accessories and rayguns.
  • Eliza Roberts
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Eliza Roberts is best known for her starring role as Brunella in Animal House and has also appeared alongside her husband in the new Doctor Who. She is married to Eric Roberts and is the mother of Emma Roberts.
  • Eric Roberts
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Eric Anthony Roberts is an American actor. His career began with King of the Gypsies (1978), earning a Golden Globe nomination for best actor debut. He recently appeared in Dark Night as Salvatore Maroni.
  • Tanya Roberts
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Tanya is best-known for her roles in Charlie's Angels and The Beastmaster; she's also starred in Sheena, A View to a Kill, and others.
  • Tedd Roberts
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Writing and blogging as "Speaker to Lab Animals", Neuroscientist Tedd Roberts is committed to making brain science understandable to SF/F writers and readers via his blog and "The Lab Rat's Guide to the Brain.” Dr. Roberts publishes professionally in Neuroscience and conducts research in Pharmacology and Neural Prosthetics.
  • Linda Robertson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Linda Robertson is the rock & roll author whose Persephone Alcmedi series features a girl-next-door witch and her werewolf boyfriend, Johnny, who happens to be a bad boy biker and rock band front man. Vicious Circle, Hallowed Circle, Fatal Circle, Arcane Circle, Wicked Circle.
  • Clay Robeson
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Clay Robeson has been an Improviser and Improv instructor for more than six years.
  • John Robey
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Award-winning webcomic powerhouse John "The Gneech" Robey is the creative mind behind The Suburban Jungle, starring Tiffany Tiger, and NeverNever, two of the longest-running Internet comics.
  • Andrew Robinson
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Andrew made his mark when he premiered his creation, Dusty Star, through Image in 1997. Since then, he's pencilled and inked books such as Gen13X-Men, and Kabuki.
  • Louis John Robinson
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] In his 35 years at the BBC, Louis Robinson worked on Doctor Who, Doomwatch, and more. 
  • Matt Robinson
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] The Tribe is Matt's first television series although he has played various characters in UK short films.
  • Neil Robinson
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Neil claims to have experienced something of a revelation while exploring the east end world of dodgy geezers and their dodgy motors. The Apocalypse, he says, has already happened; but most of us haven't noticed. Oliphan Oracus, published by Immanion Press in April 2004, is his first novel to make it into print. It is the fusion of several obsessions: woodland lore and plants, television, and the sentimental conviction that love is all we frail humans have to protect us from loss.
  • Sebastian Roché
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sebastian Roché currently plays Mikael on the hit series The Vampire Diaries.
  • Thomas Roche
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Rockbot
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] What do you get when you put a 5' 3" nunchuck-spinning, kung fu-kicking, blonde femme fatale on stage with an 80s pop synth, moog, and metal rock band complete with a robot and video game arcade? Rockbot, what else?
  • Eugene Roddenberry
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Eugene, also known as Rod, was born into a family empire that is adored by legions of devoted fans worldwide. He is the son of legendary science-fiction creator, Gene Roddenberry, whose television series, Star Trek, changed the face of television.
  • Michael Roddy
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Michael works as a writer and director for Universal Studios' theme parks, and has also written for the Islands of Adventure theme parks.
  • June Scobee Rodgers
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] A proponent of space exploration, June Scobee Rodgers inspires her audiences in space science and technology. After the 1986 Challenger explosion, with husband Com. Scobee, June founded Challenger Center as her life’s mission to foster a generation of “star challengers,” young people who will reach for the stars.
  • Lt. Gen. Don Rodgers
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Lieutenant General Don Rodgers, a Vietnam veteran with 34 years of service, was born in Cookeville, Tennessee on 1 December, 1934. The General is a 1957 (Electrical Engineering) graduate of Tennessee Technological University, where he earned his commission (ROTC) as a second lieutenant.
  • Tone Rodriguez
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Tone Rodriguez is an illustrator from Southern California who has been producing artwork for many comic books and graphic novels, as well as designing for television and motion pictures. His credits include Mayhem!, The Simpsons, Conan, The Snake Plissken Chronicles, and Showtime's Dexter.
  • Victor Rodriguez
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Victor is a short story author and screenwriter. He was most recently published in Dark Destiny III: Children of Dracula.
  • Jayne Rogers
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jayne Rogers is an Atlanta-based artist who works with Netherworld Haunted Attractions and the local film industry as a costumer.
  • Roberta Rogow
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Roberta Rogow started writing parodies in high school, but didn't join the Filk community until 1976, when she discovered Star Trek Fandom.
  • Rogue
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rogue is the lead singer, song writer, front-man, and founder of the band The Cruxshadows.
  • Elisabeth Rohm
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Elisabeth starred in the NBC hit series Law and Order, in the coveted role of Assistant District Attorney Serena Southerlyn, and in the recurring role of the fiery detective Kate Lockley on the WB's Angel.
  • Michael Rome, Esq.
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael Rome is an enterainment lawyer and serves as general counsel to Afterlight Pictures, an international film distribution company for the genres of Horror and Science Fiction. Mr. Rome has movie credits for legal services and co-production, and is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
  • George A. Romero
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] In 1968, George A. Romero forever changed the face of fearfilm with his groundbreaking Night of the Living Dead.
  • Michael Rooker
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Michael has had roles in both movies (Mississippi Burning, George A Romero's The Dark Half, Days Of ThunderJFKTombstone, and Slither) and television (JAGLas VegasCSI: MiamiSaving Jessica Lynch, and Stargate SG-1, just to name a few).
  • Mickey Rooney
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Mickey is a man with over 200 films under his belt. He earned an Honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement, a special Juvenile Oscar, five Oscar nominations, one Emmy Award, five Emmy Nominations, and two Golden Globes.
  • Budd Root
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Budd created Cavewoman, the hot comic about a young woman among the dinosaurs, now being published by Basement Comics.
  • Charles Root
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Charles Root currently plays "Scotty" in the online series, Star Trek: New Voyages, and also stars in Operation Dead One a horror film shot in the Atlanta area.
  • Scott Rorie
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Scott Rorie is a freelance artist from Cary, North Carolina.
  • Don Rosa
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Don Rosa writes and draws the Donald Duck and Uncle $crooge comic books that are among the most popular and best-selling comics in the world (everywhere but North America).
  • Cristine Rose
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Christine is best known for her role as Angela Petrelli on the hit NBC cult drama Heroes.
  • D. P. Roseberry
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] D. P. Roseberry has authored Rodenticider, Haunted Elevator, and Spider School. Ghosts of Valley Forge and Phoenixville will be her first paranormal nonfiction title. As editor for Schiffer Publishing, she is on the lookout for ghostly authors! 
  • Selina Rosen
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Selina Rosen's stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies. Some of her sixteen published novels include Queen of Denial, Chains of Freedom, Strange Robby, Fire & Ice, Bad Lands (with Laura J. Underwood), and Jabone's Sword. She owns Yard Dog Press and created their Bubbas of the Apocalypse universe.
  • Michael Rosenbaum
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Michael Rosenbaum has displayed his versatility as an actor by tackling diverse roles. Equally adept at comedy and drama, Rosenbaum has played characters ranging from a transvestite to a crazed fraternity boy to the intriguing Lex Luthor. 
  • Leah Rosenthal
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Leah's SF cartoons and illustrations have been appearing for two decades in Starlog, Comicscene, Fangoria, and other national magazines.
  • Caleb Ross
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] As he has since Season 1 Episode 1, Caleb portrays the oft-mercurial, always crucial character Lex in the international hit teen-oriented SF-based series The Tribe.
  • Teryl Rothery
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Teryl portrays Dr. Fraiser on Stargate SG-1 and has many other credits, including guest roles on The X-Files, The Outer Limits, First Wave, and a veritable mountain of animation work.
  • Patrick Rothfuss
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Patrick Rothfuss's fantasy novel, The Name Of The Wind, is a recent New York Times bestseller. The London Times review says "I was reminded of Ursula LeGuin, George R. R. Martin, and J. R. R. Tolkien, but never felt that Rothfuss was imitating anyone. His voice is his own."
  • Cynthia Rothrock
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] With innumerable film credits to her name, Cynthia is the undisputed Queen of Martial Arts films.
  • Jacob Rougemont
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jacob Rougemont is a writer/researcher for Marvel Comics. He currently writes for the TPB collections of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe and Official Index to the Marvel Universe, as well as various TPB research projects.
  • David M. Rountree
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David M. Rountree is an author, lecturer, and scientific paranormal researcher who has been active in the field for over 35 years.
  • Brandon Routh
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Brandon Routh is an American actor best known for his role as Superman in the 2006 film Superman Returns. Additionally, Brandon plays the role of Daniel Shaw on the television series Chuck.
  • David Rowe
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] David is an inker working with Caliber Comics; his previous work includes inks for The ApparitionMister X, and Maze Agency.
  • Steven Rowe
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Steven has been writing articles on the history of comics for over two decades, with work published in Comics Buyers Guide and The Comic Reader.
  • Rowena
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Rowena is one of the well-known names in the world of science-fiction and fantasy illustration. During a career that has spanned three decades, her paintings have appeared on hundreds of book covers, on calendars, portfolios, trading cards, and in magazines such as Playboy, Omni, Art Scene International, and Print magazine. Books of her own work have included The Fantastic Art of Rowena, Imagine (in France), Imagination (in Germany), and The Art of Rowena. She has also been included in many anthologies, such as Tomorrow and Beyond and Infinite Worlds
  • Jaye Roycraft
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Jaye is the author of the acclaimed Image series of vampire romances and the futuristic novel Rainscape.
  • Saul Rubinek
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Saul Rubinek is a Canadian film and television actor. He has also directed and produced feature-length films. Rubinek currently plays "Arthur 'Artie' Nielsen" a covert agent employed by a secretive council to recover super-scientific and mystical artifacts, in the Syfy series Warehouse 13.
  • Alan Ruck
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Alan Ruck is perhaps best known for his role as Cameron Frye in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).
  • Greg Rucka
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Greg is an Eisner Award-winning comics writer and the author of several novels. Some are comics-related, while his Atticus Kodiak books are crime stories.
  • Dr. Rudy Rucker
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Professor, scientist, mathematician, author, physicist, and cyberpunk.
  • Steve Rude
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Steve Rude is widely known for his comic book series, Nexus, created with co-author Mike Baron.
  • Hans Rueffert
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Hans is currently working with Clive Barker on the comprehensive appendix for a revised edition of Imajica. He also co-created Clive Barker'sImajica CCG in 1997.
  • Tony Ruggiero
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tony Ruggiero is best known for his vampire series the Team of Darkness Declassified Files. The series has been described as Anne Rice and Tom Clancy rolled together into one dynamic and captivating story. The series continues in 2009 with Book III scheduled for a May-June release.
  • The Rum Runners
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Prepare y'selves landlubbers! The Rum Runners have been terrorizing and entertaining the nine seas with the sounds of the pounding drum, the picking guitar, and the obnoxious yet beautiful kazoo!
  • Andy Runton
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Andy is the creator of the breakout all-ages series of graphic novels, Owly, starring a little owl who's always searching for new friends. Relying on a mixture of symbols and expressions to tell his silent stories, Runton's heartwarming style has made him a favorite of both fans and critics alike.
  • Kristine Katherine Rusch
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Kristine has won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and the World Fantasy Award as editor of Pulphouse.
  • Tim Russ
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] American actor, film director, screenwriter, and musician. He is best known for his roles on Star Trek: Voyager as Lieutenant Commander Tuvok, Samantha Who? as Frank, and on the Nickelodeon live-action teen sitcom iCarly as Principal Franklin, a recurring character.
  • John Russo
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] John co-authored the screen play for Night of the Living Dead and also wrote the novel. To date, Russo has published 13 novels, plus four books on filmmaking.
  • Kathleen Ryan
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Kathleen Ryan is best known for her vampire novels (Clan Novel: Setite, Clan Novel: Ravnos, and Dark Ages: Setite), short fiction (the Amanda stories for Mage: The Ascension), and game design for White Wolf's original World of Darkness game series.
  • Chris Ryniak
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Chris Ryniak was born as a baby in 1976 in the suburbs of Detroit. He spent his childhood basking in the warm glow of Saturday morning cartoons and flipping over rocks in search of insects, reptiles, and ghosts.

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  • S.S. Vendetta
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] S.S. Vendetta is a seven piece modern Ska/Melodic Punk band from Dallas, GA.
  • Chris Sabat
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Christopher Sabat is an American voice actor, ADR Director, and Line Producer, who provided voices for a number of English versions of Japanese anime and video games.
  • Fred Saberhagen
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Fred Saberhagen is a gifted author best-known for such notable works as the legendary Berserkers series, plus the Swords and Lost Worlds series.
  • John Sabol
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John Sabol is an archaeologist, ethnographer, actor, author, para-anthropological investigator of interactive past presence, and cryptozoologist. He has published 14 books, all dealing with his fieldwork, and his experiences acting in movies and on television. He has also been an investigative consultant on the A&E series, Paranormal State.
  • Paul Sabourin
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Paul Sabourin and Storm are a comedy music duo, and they have been performing as a duo since 2004. Before that, they were one half of a cappella band Da Vinci's Notebook for about 12 years.
  • Philip Paul Sacco
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Mr. Sacco is a novice astronomer and lecturer with the Atlanta Astronomy Club.
  • Robin Sachs
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Besides Ethan Rayne on the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he was the alien leader Sarris in Galaxy Quest. He's appeared in everything from Babylon 5 to Jurassic Park: The Lost World.
  • Susan Sackett
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Susan is the author of eleven books including several based on her years with Star Trek and Gene Roddenberry. She's also co-written Next Generation and Sliders episodes.
  • Katee Sackhoff
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Sackhoff’s rough and ready portrayal of hotshot pilot Kara “Starbuck” Thrace has been stealing scenes on the critically acclaimed Battlestar Galactica for years now, turning heads and winning a Saturn award along the way.
  • Steve Saffel

[**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.

  • Aaron J. Sagers
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Aaron Sagers is an entertainment journalist and author, editor of the 'Ghost Hunters' TAPS ParaMagazine, and founder of popular entertainment site, www.paranormalpopculture.com.
  • Lilith Saintcrow
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Author of The Society, Hunter-Healer, Dead Man Rising, Working for the Devil, Dark Watcher, Storm Watcher, and Fire Watcher published by Warner Books.
  • Mike Sakuta
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Nicole Harsch and Mike Sakuta are the Crossed Swords. For over 20 years, their Crossed Swords Stage Combat Shows have been seen across the continental U.S. and Canada at renaissance festivals and science fiction conventions and, of course, previous Dragon*Cons.
  • Salem Hill
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Salem Hill are a progressive-rock band who have produced five CDs. Their CDs and live performances, such as Chapel Hill's international progressive music festival ProgDay, have garnered good reviews.
  • Soupy Sales
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Who is the world's leading authority on pie-throwing? It has to be Soupy Sales: 19,000 at last count. Not only did he elevate pie-tossing to an art form, but at the height of his show's popularity, dozens of stars - Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Tony Curtis were just a few - begged to be on the receiving end of one of his pies.
  • R.A. Salvatore
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] As one of the fantasy genre's most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. His books regularly appear on The New York Times best-seller lists and have sold more than 15,000,000 copies.
  • James Sanders
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] James practices law in the area of technology law, focusing on software licensing, distribution, and services transactions. He is a member of the Technology section of the state bar of Georgia and is currently the 11th Circuit reporter for the Computer Law Association's quarterly bulletin.
  • Brandon Winn Sanderson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Brandon Sanderson’s fantasy novels include the Mistborn books, The Way of Kings, and Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians, among others. He is completing Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series; the final volume, A Memory of Light, will be released in 2012. Brandon teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University.
  • Joanna Sandsmark
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Joanna Sandsmark is a former staff writer for the TV show Weird Science, a contributor to the Secret Files series, and involved in Xena online fandom.
  • Steve Sansweet
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] When not searching for another Star Wars collectible, Steve Sansweet—Lucasfilm's Director of Content Management and Fan Relations head—travels the world as Lucasfilm's liaison to Star Wars fans everywhere. A fan of the saga from the start, Steve has just finished his 15th book, Star Wars: 1,000 Collectibles.
  • Dan Dos Santos
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Well known for his colorful oil paintings, most often depicting strong women, this year's Dragon*Con Artist Guest of Honor Dan Dos Santos's work spans a variety of genres including novels, comics, and film. He has worked for clients such as Disney, Universal Studios, Scholastic Books, The Greenwich Workshop, Penguin Books, Random House, Tor books, UpperDeck, Wizards of the Coast, and DC Comics.  
  • Rick Saphire
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Rick Saphire has been a stand-up comic, magician, and stage personality for over fifty years; at age fifteen, he was the youngest professional comedian to appear on the Tonight Show. As the CEO of Rick Saphire Management, he represents many top talents, including his mentor and friend, Jerry Lewis.
  • Richard Saunders
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Richard Saunders is one of the stars of the Paranormal Australian TV show The One, the host of “The Skeptic Zone Podcast,” and author of many books and a DVD on origami.
  • Patrick Sauriol
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Patrick is the creator and director of Coming Attractions, the Net's first movie news website and one of its biggest.
  • Scott Christian Sava
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Creator of The Dreamland Chronicles, the serialized epic fantasy comic with over 2,000,000 readers worldwide. Scott's other credits include Spider-Man, X-Men, Aliens vs. Predator, Casper the Friendly Ghost, and much more.
  • Adam Savage
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] In addition to co-hosting Discovery Channel's MythBusters, Adam teaches advanced model making, most recently in the industrial design department at the San Francisco Academy of Art. Somehow he also finds time to devote to his own art — his sculptures have been showcased in over 40 shows in San Francisco, New York, and Charleston, W.Va.
  • Steven Savile
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Steven, twice nominated for the British Fantasy Society Award for Best short story, is the author of Angel Road, a collection that revolves around all things angelic.
  • Tom Savini
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Tom is a world-renowned expert in special make-up effects (generally the goopy kind) for television and the big screen, and a director and actor in his own right.
  • Alex Saviuk
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Alex's numerous comics credits include Green Lantern, The Flash, Superman, and a 7-year stint on Web of Spiderman, plus others. He's also done The Amazing Spider-Man newspaper comic strip since 1997.
  • Josh Sawyer
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] No biographical information available.
  • Robert J. Sawyer
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Robert J. Sawyer's 20 bestselling novels -- including Hominids, Rollback, and Wake -- have won the Hugo, Nebula, John W. Campbell Memorial, Aurora, and Seiun Awards. His novel FlashForward was the basis for the ABC TV series; he wrote “Course Correction,” the 19th episode, and consulted on every episode.
  • Stuart M. Sayger
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Stuart Sayger is known for his moody and expressive art. Inks, gouache, chalk, and oil pastels are standard in his comic art. Past credits include: Machete comic based on the Robert Rodriguez movie, 30 Days of NightLego Bionicle, and Bram Stoker’s Death Ship.
  • Raphael Sbarge
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Raphael Sbarge currently stars as Archie Hopper/Jiminy Cricket on the hit ABC drama Once Upon a Time. He's also known to videogame fans as Kaidan Alenko in the popular Mass Effect series, and Carth Onasi in the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series.
  • Matteo Scalera
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] In 2010 Matteo Scalera started to work for the House of Ideas, more precisely on Deadpool. His works appear on Deadpool Team-UpDeadpool Corps, and Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth.
  • John Scalzi
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] John Scalzi is the John W. Campbell Award-winning author of the Old Man's War novels and founder of the popular weblog, the "Whatever."
  • Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Elizabeth Ann Scarborough is the author of 22 solo novels and 14 novels written in collaboration with Anne McCaffrey. Scarborough is the 1989 Nebula winner for Best Novel for The Healer's War.
  • Susan Scheid
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Jordu Schell
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jordu's talent as a designer and sculptor is world renowned, and his credits include: AvatarThe Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian300, HellboyAliens vs. Predator – RequiemMen in BlackThe MistBatman ReturnsEdward ScissorhandsAlien: ResurrectionThe X-Files MoviePredator IIGalaxy Quest, EvolutionBabylon 5-The Series (on which he designed an Emmy award-winning creature make-up and the first fully digital creature for a television series), and many more.
  • Vivian Schilling
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] An accomplished actress and screenwriter, Vivian has also entered the realm of the printed word with her novels, including Sacred Prey.
  • Reid Schmadeka
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Reid is the Wizards of the Coast's North and South America Events Manager for Organized Play.
  • Donald R. Schmitt
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Donald is the former Director of Special Investigations for the J. Allen Hynek Center for UFO Studies, and co-author of UFO Crash at Roswell and The Truth About the UFO Crash At Roswell.
  • John Schneider
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] John starred as "Bo" in the hit series The Dukes of Hazzard appearing in 128 episodes. He is also starred in 111 episodes on Smallville as Johnathan Kent. In 2008 he starred in The Secret Life Of An American Teenager.
  • Jason Schneiderman
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Dr. Schneiderman is a neuroscientist at Brigham and Women's Hospital of Harvard Medical School in Boston. He has performed research for NASA, the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Defense.
  • Bruce Schneier
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Internationally renowned security technologist Bruce Schneier has authored twelve books -- most recently Liars and Outliers -- and hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter "Crypto-Gram," and his blog Schneier on Security, are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is the Chief Security Technology Officer of BT.
  • David Schrader
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Dave Schrader, host of the hit paranormal radio show Darkness Radio for 6 years appeared on TV, Paranormal State & Ghost Adventures, and will be featured on a new Travel Channel Series for 2011. Dave co-authored The Other Side: A Teens Guide to Ghost Hunting and is a very popular speaker on the paranormal.
  • Edmund Schubert
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Edmund R. Schubert is the author of over thirty short stories and one novel, Dreaming Creek (Oct. 2008). He’s held a variety of editorial positions, currently serving as editor of Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show. An anthology of IGMS stories, co-edited with Card, was published by Tor (Aug. 2008).
  • J. Neil Schulman
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Joseph Neil Schulman is a novelist, screenwriter, journalist, radio personality, filmmaker, composer, and actor. His latest project is Lady Magdalene's where he wears the Executive Producer/Writer/Director/Supporting Actor/Songwriter hats.
  • Dwight Schultz
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] William Dwight Schultz is an American stage, television, and film actor. He is best known for his roles as Mung Daal in the children's cartoon Chowder, Captain "Howling Mad" Murdock on the hit 1980s action show The A-Team, and Reginald Barclay in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, and the film Star Trek: First Contact.
  • Forrest W. Schultz
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Forrest W. Schultz is the President of the Environment Chapter of the National Space Society.
  • Mark Schultz
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] One of the top realistic illustrators in comics today.
  • Rob Schwager
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] In the late 80s / early 90s, Rob fulfilled a childhood dream and became an artist working on mainstream comic books. He’s spent the last 20+ years of his life working on such classic icons as Spiderman, Superman, Batman, and the X-men, and his work has helped shape comic book pop-culture as we know it today. For the past 8 years, Rob has been exhibiting his fine art and nose art – faux bomber panels in numerous galleries and group shows all across the U.S.
  • Robert J. Schwalb
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Robert J. Schwalb is an award-winning game designer who has contributed design to or developed nearly two hundred roleplaying game titles for Dungeons & Dragons, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, A Song of Ice and Fire RPG, Star Wars RPG, and the d20 system.
  • Julius Schwartz
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] With a lifetime of vast accomplishments in several genres, especially comics, "Julie" is now DC Comics' "goodwill ambassador" to the world.
  • Randal L. Schwartz
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Randal L. Schwartz is a renowned open-source technologist and published author, specializing in the Perl and Smalltalk programming languages, and is the host of the FLOSS Weekly open-source podcast.
  • Scott Schwartz
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] A pro-wrestler, he was the heavy that beat up George Clooney in Oceans 11, as well as a wrestler in Spiderman.
  • Chris Schweizer
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chris Schweizer is the cartoonist behind the award-winning Crogan Adventures graphic novel series, a collection of historical adventures that recounts the exploits of the fictitious Crogan family throughout the last three centuries.
  • Ethan Van Sciver
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Ethan has been working in comics since his 1994 creation, Cyberfrog. He's recently finished the best selling Green Lantern: Rebirth.
  • Tracy Scoggins
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tracy is well-known for her lead role as Captain Elizabeth Lochley, a career military officer, in the award-winning international hit series Babylon 5, in which she starred alongside Bruce Boxleitner, Jerry Doyle, and Mira Furlan.
  • Cynthia Scott
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Best known for her role as Crpl. Dietrich in Aliens.
  • Eugenie C. Scott
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Eugenie C. Scott is internationally-recognized as an expert on the creationism/evolution controversy and on the nature of science and pseudoscience. She is known to the media for her clear explanations of science, and is a witty and engaging speaker.
  • Judson Scott
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Judson first broke onto the SF scene as Joachim, Khan's conscience, in Star Trek II, and has since appeared in numerous series like X-Files, Babylon 5, Star Trek: TNG, and in the film Blade.
  • Lisa Marie Scott
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] A 1995 Playmate of the Month and summa cum laude UCLA grad, Lisa's speaking roles have included appearances on Friends, Baywatch, High Tide, and Married… with Children.
  • Steve Scott
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Steve Scott is a comic book artist currently penciling JLA and Batman for DC Comics.
  • ScottC
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Scott C. is a long-time contributor to Needcoffee.com, a premiere pop culture news and reviews website now celebrating its 10th year serving the entertainment needs of over-caffeinated insomniacs the world over.
  • Screaming Mad George
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] The musical style of Screaming Mad George reflects certain influences, such as Gothic, Punk, Industrial, New Age, Experimental, and indeed, Dance.
  • Joseph Scrimshaw
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Joseph Scrimshaw is a critically acclaimed comedian and writer.
  • Rick Searfoss
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Astronaut Rick Searfoss has flown three shuttle missions for a total of 939 hours in space, acting as orbiter pilot twice and as mission commander once.
  • Steven Sears
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Along with a host of other television credits, Steve was Co-Executive Producer on Xena and Executive Producer, Writer, and Co-Creator of Sheena, Queen of the Jungle.
  • The Secret Room
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] The Secret Room is a collective of dark eccentric artists and performers headed by Jason Feeman, with worldwide experience including London and Amsterdam.
  • Stephen H. Segal
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Stephen H. Segal edits innovative and offbeat fantasy and science fiction for Quirk Books; his own book of fan-nerd inspirational sayings, Geek Wisdom, will be published in August. He's also the Hugo Award-winning senior editor at Weird Tales, the world's oldest magazine of fantastical stories.
  • Bob Self
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Bob Self is the President of Baby Tattoo Books (an alternative art book publishing house) and the Producer of Baby Tattooville (an immersive and interactive art retreat).
  • Toby Sells
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Toby Sells, professional Make Up FX Artist based out of Atlanta GA, owns the east coast’s busiest FX house. He also freelances for KNB EFX Group, Almost Human. Some of Toby’s credits are: The Walking Dead, Zombieland, and Quarantine 2. Toby also has been featured on The Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs.
  • Adam Selzer
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] A subversive young adult novelist by day and professional ghost buster by night, Adam is the author of How To Get Suspended and Influence People, as well as 7 forthcoming books for Random House. He is also a filker of some note.
  • Matthew Wayne Selznick
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Matthew Wayne Selznick has been a podcaster since 2004. He is the author of the popular podcast novel Brave Men Run, host of the Writers Talking interview podcast, and an advocate for alternative publishing and the DIY ethic.
  • Val Semeiks
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Val has worked in comics for over eight years on everything from Mutants to Mad Magazine.
  • Scott Semples
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] A former actor now turned director, Scott recently wrapped on Web of Darkness and is now moving on to his next two projects, Succubus and Cookbook.
  • The Serpenteens
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] NYC's Serpenteens were formed by Gee Grant ("Alphamayle") and Mark "Bub" Zap by combining a passion for horror, fantasy, and zombie movies with the love of theatrical bands (KISS, Misfits, Alice Cooper, etc). The look of the classic film, Zombie, combined with a catchy "monsterpop" sound, became both an inspiration and a signature trademark.
  • Seven 13
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Hailing from Massachusetts, the music of Seven 13 is a theatrical experience brought to life through an interfusion of vibrant dance and costumes.
  • Glenn Shadix
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Glenn has had roles in Heathers, Meet the Applegates, Sleepwalkers, Demolition Man, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Planet of the Apes. But all those, and much of life, pales next to his role as Otho in Beetlejuice. Have you seen him as Otho? If not, go out and buy/rent Beetlejuice. Do it now!
  • Shag
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Josh Agle (probably better known as Shag, a contraction of the last two letters of his first name and the first two letters of his last) is a painter, illustrator, and designer working in Southern California.
  • Kiran Shah
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Kiran most recently played Ginarrbrik (Assistant to the White Witch) in Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe. He has also done stunt work in Star WarsDark CrystalRaiders of the Lost ArkAliens, and Harry Potter.
  • Gareb Shamus
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Gareb publishes Wizard: The Guide to Comics, the number-one-selling magazine about comic books and related entertainment.
  • Michael Shanks
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Michael Shanks is a Canadian actor who achieved fame for his role as "Dr. Daniel Jackson" on the science fiction television series, Stargate SG-1. He also provides the voice of the recurring character, "Thor," on the same series.
  • Shelly Shapiro
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Currently Del Rey Editor-at-Large, Shelly Shapiro has been Anne McCaffrey's editor since the mid-1980's, and since 1998 has been responsible for the Del Rey Star Wars fiction program.
  • Rekha Sharma
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Rekha's career includes films Whisper, Memory, The Chronicles of Riddick, The Core, and Traveling with Jennifer Aniston, Aaron Eckhart, and Martin Sheen. Most recently in popular Sci-Fi series,"Battlestar Galactica, playing Tory Foster, aide to President Roslin (Mary McDonnell), Rekha is currently recurring on the new V series.
  • Tony Shasteen
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tony Shasteen was the illustrator behind the Talisman graphic novel, co-written by Stephen King and Peter Straub, and 12 Gauge/Image Comic’s The Occult Crimes Taskforce (the O.C.T.), co-created by David Atchison and Rosario Dawson.
  • William Shatner
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] William Alan Shatner is an actor and novelist who gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk, captain of the starship USS Enterprise, in the television series Star Trek from 1966 to 1969, Star Trek: The Animated Series, and in seven of the subsequent Star Trek feature films.
  • Stephanie Shaver
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Stephanie is the youngest author ever admitted to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America - at age 16 or 17.
  • Barclay Shaw
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] A Hugo and Chesley nominated artist who has painted over 350 book covers for every major publishing house.
  • Maggie Shayne
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Maggie Shayne is the New York Times Bestselling author of more than 40 novels and winner of the RWA's RITA Award.  She's best known as the author of Wings in the Night, her classic vampire series.
  • Bernard Shepard
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] If Studio Revolver were G.I. Joe, then its newest member Bernard Shepard would be Snake Eyes. Silent at times, he is a well trained commercial artist with over 10 years of experience. A self taught artist and native of East Point, Georgia, Bernard’s client list includes The Home Depot and Stillwell Racing, Inc., with experience in print and web design, and inking duties with local upstart Native Comics. In February ’09, he joined Studio Revolver to begin what he believes will be an opportunity to be a better artist surrounded by some of the best talent in the business. He is currently inking the upcoming series Super Secret Robot Club for Matthew Spradlin.
  • Captain William Shepherd
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Captain William Shepherd is a former American astronaut who served as commander of Expedition 1, the first crew on the International Space Station. Shepherd is a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.
  • Mark Shepherd
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Mark began collaborating with Mercedes Lackey in 1990 with the SERRAted Edge "urban fantasy" novel, Wheels of Fire, and has since successfully gone solo.
  • Mark Allen Shepherd
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Mark Allen Shepherd has appeared on the smash hit first-run syndicated series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Morn for all seven years, from debut to finale.
  • Tiffany Shepis
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] From music videos to commercials to films, Tiffany Shepis has built an enormous fan base, playing everything from the girl next-door to the sexy bombshell, the gorgeous hero to the menacing villain.
  • Mark A. Sheppard
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mark Sheppard is best known for his work on Battlestar Galactica and Firefly.
  • Josepha Sherman
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Josepha Sherman is a fantasy novelist, folklorist, and editor, who has written everything from Star Trek novels to biographies of Bill Gates. Current titles include Mythology For Storytellers and Folklore For Storytellers. Sherman also owns Sherman Editorial Services. Visit it at www.ShermanEditorial.biz.
  • Dr. Michael Shermer
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, the Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, a monthly columnist forScientific American, the host of the Skeptics Distinguished Science Lecture Series at Caltech, and Adjunct Professor of Economics at Claremont Graduate University.
  • Armin Shimerman
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Known best to Dragon*Con members as Quark from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and as Principal Snyder in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Armin's other work spans all screen-sizes, bookstores, and the stage.
  • John Wesley Shipp
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] John Wesley Shipp is best known as "Mitch Leery," the title character's father on the television drama, Dawson's Creek, and for roles in several daytime dramas. Besides Dawson's Creek, Shipp is most famous for his role as "Barry Allen," the title character of The Flash television series.
  • Tom Shippey
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] A renowned Tolkien scholar, Tom taught at Oxford at the same time as Tolkien and later held the same chair of English language and medieval literature at Leeds that Tolkien had previously held.
  • John Shirley
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] John is the acclaimed author of several horror and cyberpunk novels and story collections, and co-wrote the screenplay for The Crow, along with many other film and TV credits.
  • Caitlin Elizabeth Shockey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Caitlin is a Health Communication Specialist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.
  • Mike Shoemaker
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Mike has been writing professionally for nearly 20 years. He has numerous comics to his credit, several featuring such well-known characters as Razor, Galaxina, Stryke, Tommi Gunn, and Sheena, Queen of the Jungle. His work has been published by Malibu Comics, Conscape magazine, and London Night Studios, among others.
  • Dr. Seth Shostak
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Seth is the Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute, in Mountain View, California, participating in the scientific search for extraterrestrial intelligence. He has written four books and several hundred popular articles. Seth is a frequent guest on radio and television, and hosts a weekly science show, "Are We Alone?".
  • Douglas Shuler
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Douglas is an accomplished SF, fantasy, and gaming artist whose pieces have appeared in over 300 game products, including nearly 10 percent of the first Magic deck.
  • Susan Shwartz
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Susan has published more than 60 short stories, authored a number of novels, and has edited seven anthologies.
  • Siberia My Sweet
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] November 30, 2010 marked the official release of Atlanta-based Siberia My Sweet's debut release, Alone EP. The record was self-produced, with widespread digital distribution including iTunes and Amazon.
  • Aron Siegel
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Aron Siegel is a producer and sound mixer whose work includes ImplantedQuarantine 2The Walking DeadTeen Wolf, and The Vampire Diaries. Aron’s worked with Lea Thompson, Dean Cain, John Schneider, Ernie Hudson, Gil Gerard, Jennifer Love Hewitt, etc. Dragon*Con showcased three films he's mixed: Blood Car, The Signal, and 20 Years After.
  • Jan Siegel
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Now a full-time writer, in May of 2000, Jan published her critically acclaimed novel Prospero's Children, which was chosen by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of the Best Books of 2000.
  • Kevin Siembieda
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Kevin Siembieda is well-known in gaming circles as the publisher and chief game designer at Palladium, with a long list of gaming accomplishments.
  • Maryann Siembieda
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Maryann is the jack-of-all trades at Palladium Books, whose duties include not just day-to-day operations but web-designer, online liaison, typesetter, bookkeeper, and office manager.
  • Bill Sienkiewicz
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bill Sienkiewicz is an Eisner Award-winning American artist and writer best known for his comic book work, primarily for Marvel Comics' The New Mutants and Elektra: Assassin. Sienkiewicz often utilizes oil painting, collage, mimeograph, and other forms generally uncommon in comic books.
  • Scott Sigler
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] New York Times best-selling novelist Scott Sigler is the author of NocturnalAncestorInfected, and Contagious, hardcover thrillers from Crown Publishing, and the co-founder of Dark øverlord Media, which publishes his Galactic Football League series (The RookieThe StarterThe All-Pro, and The MVP).
  • Felix Silla
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Felix Silla's multiple talents - as a bareback rider, trapeze artist, and tumbler - brought him to Hollywood where he worked on The Lord of the Rings, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Poltergeist, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Golden Child, and many more movies.
  • Matthew Silva
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Matt Silva is founder and Art Director for Penny Dreadful Productions. His most recent work is makeup fx on AMC’s The Walking Dead. Matt was recently awarded Best Production Design by Doorpost Film Festival for The Candy Shop, starring Doug Jones (Silver Surfer, Abe Sapien, Pan’s Labyrinth).
  • Andrew Silver
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Andrew Silver creates League of Legends splash art at Riot Games, including splashes for Pulsefire EzrealDravenJayce, and Surprise Party Fiddlesticks. Prior to Riot, Andrew created artwork for trading card games such as Dungeons and Dragons: Fortune and Warhammer: Invasion.
  • David Silverman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] David Silverman is president of American Atheists and the Creator and Executive Producer of the Reason Rally, the largest atheist and skeptic gathering in world history, by a factor of 10.
  • Hildy Silverman
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Hildy Silverman is the editor-in-chief of Space and Time, a 43-year-old magazine of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. She also writes short stories, her most recent being "The Darren," in Esther Friesner's anthology, Witch Way to the Mall? (Baen Books). Her website is www.spaceandtimemagazine.com.
  • Anthony Simcoe
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Along with his other credits, Anthony portrays General Ka D'Argo in the popular SF series Farscape.
  • Shane Simek
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Shane Simek has been serving as a Deputy Sheriff in NE Ohio for 12 years. He studies Special Warfare and Counter-Terrorism and will be sharing his experiences as part of The Armory track. He is a founding member of the Cranboyz and an avid comic and comic art collector.
  • Greg Simkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] In 2005, Greg Simkins pursued his desire to paint as a full time artist. Since then, he has been featured in numerous group exhibitions has had successfully sold out solo exhibitions. His art is seen in a wide variety of industries from clothing to video games and has also come to life in the form of toys. His client/collaboration list includes Disney, Mattel, Upper Playground, Juxtapoz, To Die For, Vans, Converse, AFI, Saosin, Gym Class Heroes, Pennywise, STRANGEco, Ningyoushi, Kid Robot, Zero Friends, Epitaph, Dark Horse, Iron Fist, and Pulse International.
  • Christopher Lee Simmons
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Christopher is Webmaster and Co-Editor of Ex Libris Nocturnis, the premiere World of Darkness e-zine.
  • Kevin Simmons
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kevin is a developer for Asymmetric Publications, the indie company that makes the world-famous satirical web game The Kingdom of Loathing. He's also a professional photographer and makes a mean guacamole.
  • Cliff Simon
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Cliff is best known for the role of Ba'al on Stargate SG1. Cliff's combination of charming bad guy charisma and wicked sense of humor made him a viewer-favorite antagonist, keeping his character recurring for five seasons.
  • Mark Simon
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Mark owns Animatics & Storyboards, Inc., a company which provides storyboards, illustrations, cartoons, and comic book illustration to the entertainment and print industries. He also owns A&S Animation, Inc., that specializes in character animation.
  • Maria Simons
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Maria Simons is a continuity editor for the best-selling Wheel of Time series and a member of Team Jordan. She is also working on The Encyclopedia of the Wheel of Time, to be released after the completion of the series.
  • Rikki Simons
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rosearik Rikki Simons is a voice actor, writer, and artist. He is most famous for being the voice of the robot in a dog suit, GIR, from Invader ZIM. As an artist and writer he is known for science fantasy graphic novels.
  • Walt Simonson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Walt's illustrious career spans some of DC and Marvel's most beloved characters as a writer and as an artist.
  • Christian Simpson
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Christian can be seen in Star Wars: Episode 1 as Starfighter Pilot Bravo 6, and in Star Wars: Episode 3 as the BD-3000 Luxury Droid!
  • Scott Simpson & Julie Cesario
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Best known as the voices of Belldandy and Keiichi in the Coastal Recording adaptation of Oh! My Goddess!, Juliet and Scott have been called the "Lunt and Fontaine" of Anime.
  • Aiden Sinclair
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Aiden Sinclair is a professional magician who has been entertaining audiences since 1994. His performances of paranormal illusions have been presented in 35 countries over the past 16 years.
  • Marc Singer
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] A star of both television and feature films, Marc Singer's popularity stems from such title roles as The Beastmaster in the three original films of that name, and his portrayal of Mike Donovan in the three acclaimed sci-fi TV epics V, V: the Final Battle, and V: the Series.
  • Marq Singer
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] An engineer with Red Storm Entertainment, Marq is often confused (in name only) with actor Marc Singer (see above) and hopes to have a battle to the death with him at Dragon*Con.
  • Melissa Ann Singer
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Melissa Ann Singer is a Senior Editor at Tor/Forge Books. She has edited several New York Times bestsellers, including Category 7. Authors she works with include Mercedes Lackey, Cat Adams, and Brian Lumley. She is the book editor for Robert Jordan’s The Eye of the World: the graphic novel.
  • Bradley H Sinor
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Brad Sinor has published more than 60 science fiction and fantasy stories in various anthologies. He has three short story collections: In The Shadows; Playing With Secrets; and Dark and Stormy Nights. His latest collection is Echos From The Darkess. He has also written for Starlog and other magazines.
  • Sins of Lust
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Slated for a special pre-con Thursday night performance, Sins of Lust are a performance-art band who have recently adopted a more hard-hitting sound. You can still expect leather, latex... and skin.
  • Sir Millard Mulch
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Millard, an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, has collaborated with the likes of Devin Townsend.
  • R. U. Sirius
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Co-founder and current Icon-At-Large of the legendary cyberculture magazine Mondo 2000 and a frequent contributor to Wired magazine.
  • Lake Sirmon
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Lake is an artist with a BFA in sculpture from GSU. Her work covers many areas including video, sculpture, photography, costumes, and performance.
  • Marina Sirtis
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] It was Marina's portrayal of Deana Troi, the psychic counselor, for seven years on the series Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as in the Star Trek feature films, that has brought her legions of fans throughout the galaxy.
  • Dr. Frank Six
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Dr. Six is Chief of the Physics and Astronomy Division of the Space Sciences Laboratory at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
  • Six Demon Bag
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] 6DB's first CD, Here It Comes: The Six Demon Bag, has been compared to T. Rex, The Ramones, KoRn, Matthew Sweet, Faith No More, Ministry, and many others.
  • Susan Sizemore
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy, epic fantasy, paranormal romance, and short stories - many of these books involve vampires.
  • Ethan Skemp
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Ethan is the developer of White Wolf Game Studio's Werewolf line.
  • Sket One
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] A Connecticut-based graffiti artist, Sket One has produced toys for such heavyweights as Kidrobot, Kaching/MINDstyle, Red Magic, Circus Punks, and basically so many more that if we listed them all, you'd be reading a book.
  • John Skipp and Craig Spector
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] As a writing team, John and Craig were a wild pair, with several splatterpunk best-sellers under their belts.
  • Helen Slater
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Helen's debut film performance, Supergirl, won praise from critics and launched her career. She went on to star in such films as Ruthless People, The Secret of My Success, and City Slickers, and appeared on Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
  • Stephanie Slater
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] An accomplished researcher in cognitive science and astronomy, Dr. Stephanie Slater is the Director of Research at the CAPER Center for Astronomy & Physics Education Research where she chronicles how scientists and the general public engage in learning astronomy and space science.
  • Tim Slater
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Tim Slater is internationally recognized astronomer and educator from the University of Wyoming and an author of several college-level astronomy textbooks, and is well known for his extensive work in astronomy public outreach.
  • Dave Slusher
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Dave Slusher hosted the syndicated science fiction radio talk show “Reality Break” for six years, and has recently revived the program as a podcast series. He has interviewed hundreds of authors, artists, actors, musicians, and other ne'er-do-wells from the worlds of fantastical literature and film.
  • Fr. Bryan Small
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Fr. Bryan Small is a nerdy priest who works in a variety of settings including academia and urban communities.
  • Alison Michelle Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Alison Smith is a retired private investigator, former research assistant for the James Randi Educational Foundation, and founder of Skeptical Analysis of the Paranormal Society, where she negotiates protocols for the One Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge. 
  • Alyssa Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Alyssa Smith is an acquisitions editor for Hatherleigh Press, an affiliate of Random House, and has been recently involved in creating a new SF/Fantasy imprint.
  • Andy Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Andy has been a professional artist in comics for the past twenty years. He has worked for Marvel, DC, Image, and Valiant to name a few. He has also written two books on drawing comics, Drawing Dynamic Comics! and Drawing American Manga Superheroes!.
  • Blake Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Blake Smith is the news editor of indy Magazine.
  • Dean Wesley Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Publisher and editor of Pulphouse, a Weekly Magazine, Dean's credits as author include Laying the Music to Rest and over 50 short stories.
  • Deborah Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Deborah Smith is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of 35 novels. There are currently over 2 million copies of her books in print. However, she is best known in recent years as the Editorial Director of Bell Bridge Books. 
  • Jay Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jay Smith is the creator and lead writer of the Parsec Award-winning zombie audio fiction series HG World. Jay is creative director of 3015 North Studios, which produces original audio fiction and podcasts.
  • Jeff Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Creator of the Eisner award-winning comic strip Bone.
  • Jim Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Co-founder of Spumco Cartoon Studios with John Kricfalusi.
  • John C. Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] John C. Smith is a senior mission designer for the Cassini/Huygens mission currently engaged in the exploration of Saturn and Titan and contributor to the new book, The Science of Dune.
  • Kavan Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] A Canadian actor best known for playing Major Lorne in Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis, and for his recurring role as Agent Garrity in The 4400.
  • Kevin Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Kevin is the writer and director behind the critically acclaimed cult hits Clerks and Mallrats; he also portrayed Silent Bob in the films.
  • Michael Wesley Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Michael has portrayed Jack, the "original owner" of the Mall, throughout the run of The Tribe except the latter part of Season 4. He's the star of Atlantis High, also shown on the WAM! cable channel.
  • Shawnee Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Actress Shawnee Smith, well known for her portrayal of "Amanda Young" in the Saw film series is also widely known for her "loopy" character of "Linda" opposite Ted Dansen in TV's sitcom Becker.
  • Teri Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] By day, an editor with Samhain Publishing, by night an author of fantasy novels and short fiction,Teri Smith somehow also finds the time to be a wife, mom, grandmother, and online gamer (not necessarily in that order).
  • Tom Smith
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tom and his guitar. Mostly folk-rock, mostly comedy, influenced by science fiction, fantasy, movies, comic books, politics, popular culture, technology, food, and anything else in the vicinity. Weird Al Yankovic with more books, Jonathan Coulton with more jokes, George Carlin with more Cthulhu.
  • Gordon Smuder
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Gordon Smuder, Minnesota-based television puppeteer and special effects artist. Gordon is the co-creator and producer of the puppet series Transylvania Television.
  • Mark Smylie
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Mark created the world of Artesia first as a gaming concept, but his paintings became a popular comic series instead.
  • Dianna Love Snell
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Award-Winning new author Dianna Love Snell teaches writing workshops across the country. In her debut, Paranormal (St. Martin's Press, late 2007), she blends an unusual mix of mythologies rather than following a trend.
  • Jamie Snell
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jamie is a freelance illustrator Who works in various media - from pencils and inks to colors. He has created various sketch cards from Topps and posters for LFL and Acme Archives. He has also worked for IDW publishing doing various covers for IDW's Godzilla #1 and various characters for the Transformers Beastwars Source Book.
  • Lisa Snellings
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] A sculptor, Lisa was voted Best Professional Artist at the 1996 World SF Convention. Neil Gaiman has written several short stories based on her sculptures.
  • Lawrence Snelly
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Larry is an art director at White Wolf Game Studios.
  • Doug Sneyd
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Doug Sneyd has been under contract with Playboy Magazine since 1964 and has had over 450 full-page color cartoons published in the magazine. The Art of Doug Sneyd, a 248-page hardcover book published by Dark Horse Comics, was launched July 2011 and features 270 Sneyd cartoons.
  • Dee Snider
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Best-known as front man for the rock band Twisted Sister, Dee has branched out into acting and the film world.
  • John C. Snider
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] John C. Snider blogs and podcasts about secular concerns at AmericanFreethought.com.
  • Dana Snyder
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Actor / comedian / raconteur - Dana Snyder is Aqua Teen Hunger Force's Master Shake, Squidbillies' Granny, and Minoriteam's Dr. Wang.
  • Ray Snyder
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Ray is a co-founding member of Jolly Roger Studio; his lavish and elegant line work has made him one of the most sought-after inkers in the comics industry today.
  • Jason Sobol
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Jason is the co-founder of Fuzzy Dice Studios and the Vicious Circle Project. He is currently the publisher for these comics groups and the art director as well.
  • Allison Sohn
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Allison Sohn was recently added to the stable of sketch card artists with her introduction on the Lord of the Rings: Evolution set.
  • Courtney Solomon
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Courtney is Director and Producer for the forthcoming fantasy epic Dungeons & Dragons: The Movie.
  • Solution Science Systems
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] The members of SSS claim that they are not a rock band, but a group of scientists employed in phonotonic research. A listen reveals them to be practitioners of a post-punk, post-modern mutation of classic progressive rock.
  • Soma Drone
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Soma Drone is a seven-person musical/visual ensemble whose visual performance incorporates masks, props, puppets, and dynamic rhythm and dance.
  • Ian Somerhalder
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ian Somerhalder currently stars as Damon Salvatore on the CW hit series The Vampire Diaries.
  • Robert Sommers
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Rob is a writer whose fiction and nonfiction has appeared in various newspapers and magazines in the U.S. and England.
  • Samantha Sommersby
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Samantha Sommersby is the author of more than ten novels and novellas, including the critically acclaimed Forbidden series.
  • S.P. Somtow
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] A SF/fantasy/horror writer, Somtow's short story, “Brimstone and Salt,” has recently been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award.
  • Kevin Sorbo
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kevin Sorbo rose to international stardom in the title role of the hit series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, but has become equally well known as "Dylan Hunt" in the science fiction series, Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda.
  • Jen Sorensen
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jen's comics have appeared in Action GirlImpulse Freak, and Misspent Youth; her new series is called Slowpoke.
  • Soul Dogs
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] The Soul Dogs are actor David Carradine's backing band, and they will be performing at Dragon*Con 2003.
  • Anne Sowards
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Anne Sowards is an executive editor at Penguin Group (USA) Inc., where she works with a number of great authors including Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, Ilona Andrews, Karen Chance, and Jack Campbell.
  • Space Coyote
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] The talented, yet mysterious manga artist known as "space coyote" has created Saturnalia, one of the more popular online comics on the Web.
  • Alicia Sparks
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Alicia has been writing romantica for less than a year and has two publications now available, Better Than Ice Cream and Dragon's Law.
  • Rochelle Sparrow
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Rochelle is an internationally known psychic trance channel with an uncanny ability to tune in to the Universe. Rochelle has self published two previous channeled books, Healing the Emotional and Physical Body and JFK is Still Alive.
  • Spat
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Spat is a costume, prop, and special F/X artist and actor who works on many independent, low budget, and fan-made films.
  • Anthony Spay
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Anthony Spay is the Art Director of Zenescope Entertainment. He is the in-house talent that works on a wide variety of titles. He has been at Zenescope since 2010.
  • Amanda Louise Spayd
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Amanda Spayd, a resident of semi-rural Ohio, is a designer, artist, and fragrance alchemist. Her love of texture, antiques, color, and the natural world, combined with an obsessive attention to detail combine in the creation of her mixed-media sculptures. 
  • Craig Spector
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Now operating solo, Craig's the sole author of one novel, To Bury the Dead, and several network TV and film projects.
  • The Spectremen
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Four parts stitched together out of a love of horror and classic sci-fi movies, monster models, Godzilla toys, and really loud rock, the Atlanta-based band is out to prove that everyday is Halloween!
  • Tiffany Spence
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tiffany Spence is a Community Manager at SOE and is currently responsible for Free Realms and Clone Wars Adventures. She has been at SOE since 2006.
  • Victoria Spence
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Victoria Spence was 14 years old in The Tribe Series I; she has starred in each season since, including Tribe Season 5. Victoria began as a photographic model and has appeared in numerous television commercials.
  • Chaske Spencer
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Chaske's latest and most buzzworthy role to date was playing Sam Uley (the leader of the werewolves) in the popular Summit Entertainment Twilight film series sequels: New Moon and Eclipse.
  • Jeanette Spencer
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Jeanette's been a professional artist since high school and a pro writer since college; she's an adjunct Professor of Humanities at Florida Technical College.
  • Kris Sperry, M.D.
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Kris Sperry, M. D., is a forensic pathologist and medical examiner, and has been the Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Georgia, with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, for the past 14 years.
  • Spider Lilies
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Spider Lilies' music is a blend of rock, darkwave, and goth, featuring female vocals, guitar, electronic beats, and samples.
  • Brent Spiner
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Brent Spiner is best known for his portrayal of the beloved android, Data, on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • Spiral Rhythm
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Spiral Rhythm is an eight-member group from the Atlanta area. They are an a cappella, rhythm, and percussion group whose songs are an original mix of sensual meditative sound and spirited chant.
  • Ken Spivey
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Ken Spivey is a professional entertainer, songwriter, and convention organizer for one of Florida's largest Doctor Who conventions, "Time Lord Fest."
  • Spock's Beard
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Featuring band members who've performed with numerous big names, Metal Blade/Radiant recording artists Spock's Beard are among the world's finest progressive rock bands.
  • Robin Spriggs
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Robin has had numerous short stories published in anthologies and magazines; one story received Honorable Mention in Year's Best Fantasy And Horror 10.
  • Chris Sprouse
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Chris Sprouse has been working in comics since 1989 on such projects as BatmanJustice LeagueLegion of Super-HeroesX-Men, and Spider-Man.
  • Jon Sprunk
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jon Sprunk is the author of Shadow Saga from Pyr Books, including Shadow's Son, Shadow's Lure, and Shadow's Master.
  • J. David Spurlock
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] J. David Spurlock has done comic book art, stories, editing, and consulting for publishers like Vanguard, Beckett, Mainstream, Nizon, LFP, and Heroic.
  • J. David Spurlock
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] J. David Spurlock is an award winning author, illustrator, agent, educator, advocate for artists’ rights, and associate to star talents Frazetta, Neal Adams, Steranko, Joe Kubert, Carmine Infantino, Wally Wood, and more! 
  • St. Eve
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] St. Eve is the namesake and musical project of New York's L. Gabrielle Penabaz, described as a mixture of dark alternative pop and electronica based on strong melodies and danceable rhythms.
  • Jennifer St. Giles
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jennifer St. Giles is the USA Today Bestselling Author of gothic romance, paranormal romance, and romantic suspense. Though currently with a publisher she has ventured into the new world of self-publishing and will be launching a new paranormal series and steampunk series in 2012.
  • Lilith Stabs
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Lilith Stabs is a B-movie actress, model, and writer. She has also released a CD and has been a featured character in the comic book series Razor Gothic from London Night Studios.
  • Michael Stackpole
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Michael A. Stackpole is a New York Times bestselling author of over 40 novels. He's won awards for podcasting, game design, computer game design, graphic novels, screenplays, and novels. His career in gaming spans over 31 years, and he is best known for his defense of gaming against the Religious Right.
  • Michael Stackpole
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael A. Stackpole is a fantasy and SF novelist, game designer, and Skeptic who knows how to dance.
  • Nikki Stafford
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Nikki Stafford is the author of Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor: Warrior Stars of Xena.
  • Cat Staggs
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Cat joined the Star Wars / LUCASFILM family in 2004. The highly collectible artist’s sketch cards brought Staggs into the forefront of Star Wars fandom. She also produced exclusive prints for Star Wars Celebrations III, IV, Europe, and most recently Celebration V in 2010, as well as illustrating short fiction for starwars.com. Recently, Cat designed one of the most popular t-shirts for Ashely Eckstien's Her Universe. She is currently working on new designs for 2011.
  • Jewel Staite
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jewel Staite played Dr. Keller on Stargate: Atlantis, in addition to shooting the lead role in the feature The Tribe, which depicts the story of five young adults shipwrecked on a deserted island off the coast of Latin America where they encounter a lost tribe of savages. Jewel is best known for her role in Joss Whedon's Firefly.
  • Frank Stallone
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Frank Stallone has written and recorded compositions for seven films, Rocky I, II, and III, Rambo II, Paradise Alley, Over The Top, and Staying Alive, and appeared on many others, including Barfly, Tombstone, Hudson Hawk, and The Roller Blade Seven.
  • Rev. Ivan Stang
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Reverend Ivan Stang is the creator (under "Bob" Dobbs) of The Church of the SubGenius, author of 5 SubGenius books, producer (since 1985) of The Hour of Slack weekly radio show, producer of the annual SubGenius event X-Day, and a veteran of over 200 comedy nightclub, festival, and convention shows.
  • Steve Stanley
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] A professional artist since 1982, Steve's work has appeared in or on properties from DC Comics, WCW, The Hamilton Collection, Star Trek "The Life of Spock" plate series, NASCAR, Kenner/Hasbro, etc.
  • Claire Stansfield
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] On Xena: Warrior Princess, Claire plays Alti, a powerfully evil woman. She's also portrayed numerous other roles on the large and small screens.
  • Ed Stark
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Jim Starlin
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jim Starlin is an American comic book writer and artist. With a career dating back to the early 1970s, he is best known for "cosmic" tales and space opera; for revamping the Marvel Comics characters Captain Marvel and Adam Warlock; and for creating or co-creating the Marvel characters Thanos and Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu.
  • Chris Staros
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Chris Staros is the co-publisher of Top Shelf Productions, the comics publisher best known for its ability to discover and showcase the vanguard of the alternative comics scene.
  • Arne Starr
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Arne has been an illustrator for 25 years and has worked on more Trek-related comics than anyone. He was sysop/host for Genie's SF Roundtable (SFRT2) and has added acting to his repertoire.
  • Patti Starr
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Patti Starr is the president of Ghost Chasers International, Inc. She is an accomplished paranormal investigator, listed as one of the top ten paranormal investigators in the U.S. today, a published author, an instructor, and has been featured on numerous television and radio shows.
  • Roxanne Starr
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Roxanne Starr is a comic book letterer. Her other careers have included art director, graphic designer, and advertising illustrator. As a comic book letterer, Starr was one of the original pioneers to bring computerized comic book fonts to the industry.
  • Jack Stauffer
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Jack's varied credits (film, stage and television) include Lieutenant Bojay on Battlestar Galactica.
  • Toni Stauffer
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Toni is the author of numerous short stories in the horror genre. She lives in northwest Georgia with her husband and three boys.
  • R.H. Stavis
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] R.H.'s latest novel, Daniel's Veil, has become an instant success. It debuted as #1 ghost book on Amazon, and was recently mentioned in The Wall Street Journal as "a fascinating and enthralling paranormal tale."
  • Ken Steacy
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] During his 35-year career in the industry, Ken Steacy has written and illustrated the exploits of practically every popular character you could name, including Astro Boy, Harry Potter, Batman, Superman, Spider-man, and the X-Men.
  • Kim Steadman
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kim Steadman is a Flight Operations Systems Engineer with the Cassini-Huygens Mission at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She previously worked on the X2000 Project and the Mars Exploration Rover Mission at JPL. She holds a B.S and M.S in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech.
  • J.A. Steel
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] J.A. Steel is one of the few female action directors in Hollywood today. She has won awards for her prior feature films The Third Society, Salvation, and Denizen. Her current feature, Blood Fare, will be released in 2012.
  • John H. Steele
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] John is the author of Towel of Babel, a Mage: The Ascension novel published by White Wolf.
  • Elizabeth Reid Steere
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Elizabeth's research at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology concentrated on the sociology of online communication.
  • Peter Steigerwald
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Peter Steigerwald began his career working for Top Cow Productions and is currently the co-owner of Aspen Comics as well as a renowned colorist and artist.
  • Jeanne C. Stein
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jeanne Stein is the national bestselling author of the Urban Fantasy series, The Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles. Her series has been picked up in three foreign countries and her short stories published in collections here in the U.S. and the UK. The eighth in the series, Haunted, was released August 28.
  • Aimee Major Steinberger
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Aimee Major Steinberger is the creator of the illustrated book Japan Ai, A Tall Girl's Adventures in Japan. She was an animator on The Simpsons, Futurama, and Pink Panther 2. She's currently Assistant Director on the new Futurama series.
  • Brian Stelfreeze
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Brian Stelfreeze has the distinction of painting over 50 consecutive Batman: Shadow of the Bat covers. His other covers for DC, Marvel, and various other publishers are beyond the ability of most people to count.
  • Kara M. Stephens
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Kara Stephens, MPH(c), MSA, CHES is a Writer-Editor and Health Communication Specialist for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response.
  • Ron Stephenson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Ron is a comics writer/artist from the Dalton, Georgia area who has created his own comic book company, Dead Fly Productions.
  • Dan Stepp
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Dan works on Humongous Man for Alternative Press.
  • Jim Steranko
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Whoever said truth is stranger than fiction could easily have made the statement about the legendary Jim Steranko, comics legend, stage magician, and much more.
  • Jim Steranko
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] As an illustrator, musician, art director, magician, fire-eater, designer, escape artist, filmmaker, pop-culture lecturer, and publisher, Steranko has cut a ferocious path through the entertainment arts.
  • Bruce Sterling
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Author, journalist, critic, and editor of Mirrorshades, considered by many to be the definitive Cyberpunk anthology.
  • Rick Sternbach
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Rick Sternbach has been a space and science fiction artist since the early 1970s, often combining both interests in a project. Rick has worked on productions like Star Trek: The Motion Picture, The Last Starfighter, and Cosmos. Rick also twice received the coveted Hugo award for best professional science fiction artist, in 1977 and 1978.
  • Brinke Stevens
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Brinke has been a model and leading actress in dozens of films, including Warlords, Transylvania Twist, Mob Boss, and Spirits.
  • Dave Stevens
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Dave's great comic, The Rocketeer, became a woefully under noticed Disney film and not coincidentally, our 1991 badge artwork.
  • Lisa Stevens
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] In addition to her work with Ars Magica and Vampire: The Masquerade, Lisa has had two short stories published, in Polyhedron and Dragons Over London.
  • Paul Stevens
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Paul Stevens is an Editor with Tom Doherty Associates. He acquires a wide range of books including science fiction and fantasy for Tor Books, and general fiction for Forge Books.
  • David Stevenson
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Kelly Stewart
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Kelly loves to perform historical, traditional, and Celtic music and earned a Bachelors in music performance on the classical harp from UGA. She is currently pursuing a Masters from the University of North Wales.
  • Scott Stewart
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] "Rockstar cartoonist" Scott Stewart is currently illustrating a line of children's books for Marvel entertainment (Spiderman, X-Men...). Marvel, Universal music, and WOTC are just a few on his list of clients.
  • Maggie Stiefvater
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] The author of Lament and Ballad, young adult novels about homicidal faeries, and Shiver, Scholastic Press' lead hardcover title for 2009. Maggie also contributes weekly speculative fiction short stories to Merry Sisters of Fate every Friday.
  • Christina Stiles
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Christina Stiles is a tabletop RPG game writer, editor, and developer from South Carolina. She's been involved in the hobby for over a decade. Her current books include Journeys to the West for Open Design and Rogue Mage, a game based on Faith Hunter's Rogue Mage novels.
  • Cynthia F. Stillwell
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Cynthia, an independent casting director and producer based in the Southeast, has been involved in casting and producing theatre, film, and television for over 26 years.
  • S. M. Stirling
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] S.M. Stirling was born, France 1953. Best known works are the Change/Emberverse novels: Dies the FireThe Protector's WarA Meeting at CorvallisThe Sunrise LandsThe Scourge of GodThe Sword of the LadyThe High King of MontivalThe Tears of the Sun, and Lord of Mountains.
  • Robert Stock
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Robert began production on the Time Warrior: The Armageddon Device CD-ROM game and has also done some digital retouching for The X-Files Lexicon.
  • Dean Stockwell
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Dean Stockwell is an American actor of film and television, active for over 60 years. He played Rear Admiral Albert "Al" Calavicci in the NBC television series Quantum Leap and most recently appeared in the Sci Fi Channel revival of Battlestar Galactica as Brother Cavil.
  • Kevin Stokes
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Kevin Stokes is the artist of Image Comics' Shut Up and Die and the upcoming Desperado series, Extinction.
  • Dee Wallace Stone
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] An actress, acting teacher, and speaker, she is remembered as the mother in E.T. She was also in the genre favorites: The HowlingCujoThe Frighteners, and The Stepford Wives.
  • Eric James Stone
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Eric James Stone is an award-winning science fiction and fantasy author whose professional credits include venues such as Analog, Baen's Universe, Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show, Writers of the Future, and Kevin J. Anderson's Blood Lite anthology of humorous horror.
  • Rob Stone
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Rob is under contract with Ace to write a 5-novel series. The first novel, Hazard's Price, will be released in time for Dragon*Con 2001.
  • Ted "Mepps" Stone
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Ted is theCommunity Relations Manager for Star Wars Galaxies, Pox Nora, and Magic the Gathering Tactics.
  • Del Stone, Jr.
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Short fiction author whose works have appeared in Full Spectrum 4 and The Year's Best Horror Stories XXII.
  • Karl Story
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Karl Story inks and inks and inks, making him one of the most sought-after freelancers in comics. He has carved out a vast body of work on Nightwing, Batman, Star Trek, Aliens vs. Predator, X-Men, and many more comics. 
  • William Stout
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] William Stout is an American fantasy artist and illustrator with a specialization in paleontological art. His paintings have been shown in over seventy exhibitions, including twelve one-man shows. He has worked on over thirty feature films, doing everything from storyboard art to production design.
  • James Stowe
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] James produces fantasy horror artwork for the role-playing industry. Since 1996 his paintings have been seen in gaming material published by Pinnacle, West End, White Wolf, and HDI.
  • Randy Stradley
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Co-founder and Creative Director of Dark Horse Comics.
  • Brad Strickland
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Brad Strickland has written more than 60 novels, most recently the YA fanatasy series, Grimoire, and the YA Gothic, The House Where Nobody Lived. Brad is also a long-time writer/performer with the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company.
  • Jonathan Bradley Strickland
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jonathan Strickland is a senior writer and podcaster for HowStuffWorks.com.
  • Jeff Stringer
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Jeff Stringer currently sells hand-crafted masks and accessories through his internet business, Hand Made Horrors. He has also been the creative genius behind the charity haunted attraction known as The Little House of Horrors for three years.
  • Lee Stringer
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Lee is the CG Supervisor on Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek: Voyager, and Firefly, which won the 2003 Emmy for special visual effects. He gives talks about working on various projects and many behind the scenes examples and stories.
  • Susan Stringer
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Susan and Jeff Stringer started costuming together when they each attended their first World Con together in 1986 where they won Best in Class, Novice division dressed as an original design of Beauty and the Beast.
  • Danny Strong
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Danny is best-known to genre audiences as Jonathan, from five seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. His additional credits include Seinfeld, Boy Meets World, 3rd Rock, and Seabiscuit.
  • Tara Strong
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Tara Strong is a Canadian actress, voice actress, and singer perhaps best known for her work in animated films and television.
  • Carel Struycken
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Carel's appeared in numerous TV shows and films including Men In Black, but he's best-known in fannish circles as Lurch from The Addams Family and Mr. Homm in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
  • Rosanne Stutts
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] An 11-year veteran of art show directing, Rosanne is "taking the time" now to further her sculpting and nationally-known pinhole photography.
  • Naser Subashi
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Naser Subashi is a comic book artist.
  • Sudden Death
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Is Sudden Death a rap group that's funny? Or is it a comedy group that raps? Well, that depends upon who you ask.
  • Anne Sudworth
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] As a professional artist, she has exhibited widely with many solo exhibitions including the highly successful "Dreams and Whispers" show and "The Dark Side".
  • Kathy Sullivan
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Kathy writes young adult fantasy and science fiction. Her first book, The Crystal Throne, won the 2002 EPPIE.
  • Kimberly Osborn Sullivan
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Author of Stones of Abraxas.
  • Peter Sullivan
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Peter Sullivan has written several films, including two for the Sci-Fi Channel: Termination Point, with Jason Priestley and Lou Diamond Phillips, and Hydra.  He also wrote Lifetime's top-rated Eve's Christmas and a new film starring Steven Seagal.
  • Thomas Sullivan
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Thomas has over eighty publishing credits across the spectrum of fiction categories, include short stories and novels translated into more than a dozen languages.
  • Tim Sullivan
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Tim is a film maker who has worked on  Detroit Rock CityManiacsSnoop Dogg's Hood of Horror, and recently is working on Driftwood.
  • Kevin Summerfield
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Kevin Summerfield is CEO, Feature Film and Television Development, for Scorpio Pictures.
  • Cynthia Summers
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Cynthia is a game writer and developer at White Wolf Game Studio.
  • Gillian Summers
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Gillian Summers is the pseudonym of the writing duo of Berta Platas and Michelle Roper, authors of the popular young adult urban fantasy series, The Faire Folk Saga. Berta also writes women's fiction for St. Martin's Press.
  • Super 8 Bit Brothers
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] We're electonic music / with vocals - about video games. We've toured with Mindless Self Indulgence, Protomen - we're right up your alley - your fans are our fans and vice versa. We are signed to THE END RECORDS. WE ARE BIG!
  • Jason Surrell
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Jason Surrell currently works for Walt Disney Imagineering as a Show Writer and has countless Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure live performance shows to his credit.
  • Laurie S. Sutton
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Laurie S. Sutton is the author of a series of Young Adult novels about DC Superheroes Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Green Lantern. Her earlier work includes writing Star Trek comics. She is a former editor for Marvel and DC Comics.
  • Arthur Suydam
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Arthur Suydam is a master draftsman and haunting storyteller who first came on the comic art scene in the 1970s with his creative innovation of marrying classical painting to the art of comics.
  • Swank Sinatra 
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] At the end of the day, Swank Sinatra is just three guys who like to have a good time and play Rock n' Roll.
  • S. Andrew Swann
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] S. Andrew Swann is the pen name of Steven Swiniarski. He has had 22 of his novels published over the past 18 years, which include science fiction, fantasy, and horror. His latest SF novel, Messiah, published by DAW Books, is the final volume in his epic space opera, the Apotheosis Trilogy.
  • Kristy Swanson
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Swanson is probably best known for her starring role in the Twentieth Century Fox feature film, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Kristy has also appeared in The Phantom, Deadly Friend, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Dude, Where's My Car?.
  • David Sweet
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] David, an artist at Holistic Design, has spent the past several years creating stunning computer graphics for TV shows and computer games.
  • Jon Swindall
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jon Swindall shoots and produces television shows, commercials, and feature films. Jon currently is the Cinematographer and Producer for two Cartoon Network shows. Flicks is a hosted movie night sketch show where the actor is often placed within the movie. The second is a live action Adult Swim show.
  • Jamy Ian Swiss
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] According to Penn & Teller, magician Jamy Ian Swiss is “James Bond with a deck of cards for a pistol!” Seen on 48 Hours, Nova, and The Today Show - The New Yorker declared, “Swiss is widely thought to have one of the most masterly sleight-of-hand techniques in the world today.”
  • Cap P. Szumski
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Since the age of 17, Cap Szumski has nurtured a career that has earned him a reputation worldwide for his realistic black and gray tattoo.

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  • Billy Tackett
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Billy Tackett is a professional artist for known for his work in the zombie genre. His Dead White and Blue series of paintings has garnered an international following and has earned him the title Father of the Zombie Mash-up. It has inspired a comic book mini-series, scheduled for release early 2012.
  • Greg B. Tackett
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mr. Tackett is a member of the U.S. Army Senior Executive Service and is the Modeling and Simulation Executive Agent for the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command.
  • Tom Taggart
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tom Taggart is a cover artist for DC Comics, Marvel, and Dark Horse. He is best known for his Doom Patrol covers. Taggart is also a sculptor for such companies as McFarlane Toys.
  • George Takei
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Among George's many credits is the one that time itself will never diminish: he portrayed Lieutenant Sulu in the Star Trek that started it all!
  • Patricia Tallman
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Patricia has starred in numerous films and shows, most notably Army of Darkness, Night of the Living Dead, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Babylon 5.
  • Bruce Tango
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Bruce Tango can be seen as a guest investigator on the SyFy hit show Ghost Hunters.
  • Dave Tango
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dave is one of the investigators/evidence analyst on the popular SyFy Channel TV show Ghost Hunters.  Besides the paranormal, Dave enjoys photography, music, and magic.
  • Angelle Maria Tanner
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Dr. Tanner is an astrophysicist at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on the search fom extrasolar planets around stars smaller than our Sun. She has given presentations on the detection of Spock’s home planet, Vulcan. Her ultimate career goal is to detect life on planets orbiting other worlds.
  • Amanda Tapping
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Amanda is quite possibly known best for her role of Captain/Major/Colonel Samantha Carter in the television series Stargate SG-1.  She is currently the star and executive producer of the series Sanctuary.  
  • Jonathan Tarbox
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] "Jake" Tarbox spent most of his adult life in Japan, working as a media manager and television personality. After working at Coamix Inc. as senior editor of Raijin Comics, he took the position of Group Editor at DC Comics. He now runs Arashi Productions.
  • Jean-Pierre Targete
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jean-Pierre's artwork has graced books by Roger Zelazny, Harry Harrison, Greg Bear, Gregory Benford, Emma Bull, Jane Yolen, William Dietz, and John DeChancie.
  • Tatsumi
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Tatsumi is a web-cam girl who will be appearing as part of our Electronic Frontiers Forums track.
  • Howard Tayler
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Howard Tayler is the author/artist of the Hugo nominated scifi comic strip Schlock Mercenary, which has run daily online since 2000. Howard is part of the Parsec Award winning "Writing Excuses" podcast team. Howard's artwork is featured in XDM X-Treme Dungeon Mastery, an RPG book by Tracy Hickman.
  • Anthony Taylor
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Anthony Taylor is the writer of the movie Pledge Trip, the books Arctic Adventure!, The Future was FAB: The Art of Mike Trim, and he co-edited the CultTVMan's Ultimate Modeling Guide Books series. His articles have appeared in FangoriaScreemFamous MonstersFilmFaxAmazing Figure Modeler, and many other magazines.
  • Charles Taylor
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Charles Taylor is best known as "Daddy" on NatGeo's Rocket City Rednecks.
  • Darryl Taylor
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Dr. Travis Taylor
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dr. Travis Taylor is best known as "The Ringleader" on NatGeo's hit series Rocket City Rednecks.
  • Rip Taylor
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] An actor and comedian known for his high voice, zany hair, bushy handlebar mustache over a perpetual toothy grin, and his heavyset physique, his shtick is to toss handfuls of confetti from a paper bag onto his audience, then laugh hysterically.
  • Sandra Taylor
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Sandra began her career as the #1 selling poster model. Sandra can be seen in two summer films, Raising Helen and Princess Diaries II.
  • Sean Taylor
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Sean Taylor is the writer of Gene Simmons’ Dominatrix and a contributor to Gene Simmons' House of Horrors by IDW. He's also the former managing editor of Campfire graphic novels, and former editor in chief of Shooting Star Comics.
  • Mark Tedin
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Mark has contributed artwork to many of Wizards of the Coast's CCG products, where he's served as staff conceptual illustrator since 1997.
  • Jennifer Teeter
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Jennifer Teeter is a 21 year old ukulele player and songwriter. Her songs are quirky, funny, and often lude. Jennifer performs in coffee shops and cabarets around Atlanta.
  • April Tennyson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Puppeteer April Tennyson is an alumni of the Orlando, FL City Puppet Troupe and Pinocchio's Marionette Theater. She is the voice and hand behind Lady Poopington. April is attending as a representative of IBEX Puppetry.
     
  • Evo Terra
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Evo Terra is the founder of Podiobooks.com, which provides over 200 free seralized audiobooks, many of speculative fiction.
  • Christian Tessier
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Among Christian's credits is an appearance in this summer's SF thriller, Battlefield Earth.
  • Mark Texeira
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Mark Texeira is a comics artist who has illustrated Ghost Rider and Moon Knight. His client list also includes New York magazine, Scholastic, MCI, Def Jam, Marvel, DC, Harris Publications, Wizards Of The Coast, Wizard magazine, Image, Black Bull Entertainment, Continuity, and Fleer/Skybox. You may know him currently from Maxim magazine covers, showcasing his fine-art style, as well as his continuing movie and comics work.
  • The Aeronauts
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] The Aeronauts is a high energy Circus-Gypsy-Pop Streampunk band. The band comes complete with belly dancers, violin, balloons, costumes, guitar solos, bass tapping, and sultry falsetto.
  • The Baroness
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Kidrobot's former promotion queen, "The Baroness" currently manages the urban vinyl and tattoo elite such as Joe Capobianco, Huck Gee, and The Beast Brothers.
  • The Extraordinary Contraptions
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Part lover's caress, part pugilist’s fist, songs of The Extraordinary Contraptions are sonic space-time adventures. This patent-medicine man, time-traveler, gentleman explorer, and madman advance the steampunk rock movement with 2012 album The Time Traveler's Constant, employing danceable prog rock and Victorian aesthetics in stories of steam and strife.
  • The Gypsy Nomads
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Gypsy Cabaret with French and English lyrics, and pounding tribal march style drum instrumentals. Touring year-round for the past 5 years, they’ve shared stages with acts such as Voltaire, Ego Likeness, Dinosaur Jr, and Qntal. They have four CDs, with their most recent release in 2010. French-born singer, high energy show!
  • Greg Theakston
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Greg Theakston is a professional illustrator and has produced pieces for the New York TimesNational LampoonRolling StoneTV Guide, Playboy, ABC-TV, Marvel, DC Comics, Warren, Archie, and Kitchen Sink. He was a regular contributor to MAD Magazine for a decade.
  • Paris Themman
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] A seasoned world traveler, Paris' collection of acting credits pales next to his portrayal of Mike Tee Vee in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
  • This Way to the Egress
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] This Way to the Egress is a gypsy punk cabaret band with elements of theatrical antics and comedy. They are known to perform along side burlesque and sideshow performers.
  • Jason Thomas
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Red Rocket Farm is home to the robot, spaceship, raygun world of artist Jason Thomas. Each handcrafted robot has its own story and personality. Some of them like cookies. Jason is also known for his live drawings of robots and monsters and his premiering animated series -- Cradle Me Sky.
  • Andrea Thompson
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Known to SF audiences primarily for her role as telepath Talia Winters on Babylon 5, Andrea has also appeared in NYPD Blue, Falcon's Crest, JAG, Oliver Stone's Wall Street, and on CNN Headline News.
  • Brett Thompson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Brett is founder and President of EON Productions, makers of quality comic book illustration boards and products for comic-book inkers.
  • Don Thompson
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Don Thompson, who edits the Comics Buyer's Guide along with his wife Maggie, has been an active member of comics fandom for over three decades now.
  • Eldon Thompson
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Eldon Thompson is the author of the fantasy adventure trilogy, The Legend of Asahiel, published by HarperCollins. His screenplay adaptation of Terry Brooks's The Elfstones of Shannara is in development at Warner Bros. He would rather be playing quarterback in the NFL.
  • Lea Thompson
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Lea Thompson is an American actress and director. She is best known for her 1990s NBC situation comedy Caroline in the City and her portrayal of Lorraine Baines McFly, Marty McFly's mother, in the Back to the Future trilogy.
  • Brian M. Thomsen
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Brian spent 5 years as head of TSR's book and periodicals program, has been nominated for a Hugo Award, and has written two novels for TSR.
  • Jonathan Thornton
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Jonathan Thornton is founder and head special effects makeup artist for Disturbing Images Effects. Some of the movies he has worked on are Home Sick, Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat, and the soon to be released Last Resort.
  • Marc Thorpe
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] President of Robot Wars, Inc. and a model maker and animatronics designer for Industrial Light & Magic.
  • Robin Thorsen
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Robin Thorsen is a recent graduate of Chapman University in Orange with a BA in Theatre Arts, and an AA from Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes. She is thrilled to have been chosen to play Clara Beane in The Guild.
  • Three Quarter Ale
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Three Quarter Ale's tempting blend of lively harp, flute, guitar, and ethnic percussion with delicious three-part vocal harmonies in turn uplifts, enchants, and makes listeners want to dance in their seats.
  • Throwing Toasters
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Throwing Toasters is a comedy rock band that combines the hilarious songwriting of Tenacious D with the onstage energy of Barenaked Ladies.
  • J. Cameron Thyme
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Cam began writing science fiction and discovered he often incorporated his bio-medical training into his writing.
  • Lee Tien
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Lee Tien is a senior staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in San Francisco. A former newspaper reporter, he specializes in free speech law and surveillance/privacy law.
  • Timothy Pure
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] This contemporary progressive rock band were invited to perform at the Progday Festival this past year.
  • Titan
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Titan (Jonathan Duran) is the creator of the Player-vs-Player online MMORPG, EpicDuel, available at www.EpicDuel.com.
  • TMA-2
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Featuring members of Glass Hammer (DeArque and Schendel), TMA-2 performed "ambient-electro" mixes and new electronic music as well.
  • Tony Todd
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Tony has 8 new films coming out in 2011 including Hatchet II, Final Destination 5, and Night of the Living Dead in 3D!
  • Todo
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Todo is a talented artist that works in multiple mediums from pen and pencil, to 3D, digital, oil, airbrush, and tattooing. He's been published since 1990 via TV, artist books, and magazine features.
  • James Tolkan
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Fiery, forceful, and intimidating character actor, James Tolkan has carved out a nice little niche for himself in both movies and television alike as a formidable portrayer of fierce and flinty hard-boiled tough guy types.
  • Amanda Tomasch
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Amanda Tomasch is the Publishing Editor at Demented Dragon (manga and RPG publishing house) as well as a classical animator, manga artist and author, and graphic artist.
  • Jamie Tomasello
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Jamie Tomasello is the Manager of Investigations and Development for Internet Law Group, a boutique law firm specializing in cybercrime investigations and litigation. She will be speaking on spam and cybercrime on the Electronic Frontiers Forum track.
  • Tracy Torme
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Tracy is a screenwriter and producer best-known for his work on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Fire in the Sky, and as creator of Sliders.
  • Mike Torrance
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Michael is an illustrator/colorist for several role-playing and comics companies, including XID Creative, Calibur Comics, Kensia Productions, and Image.
  • Eman R. Torre
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Eman has been the main inker for Brainstorm Comics for three years. He is also the creator/writer/inker of The Dark Fringe.
  • Jim Torres
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Jim is the founder and owner of Popgun Productions, which produces a variety of content ranging from children's programming to a cooking show. He's also written and directed several award-winning films.
  • Sam Trammell
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] An intelligent, highly-versatile actor who made inroads on the New York stage while building an intriguing career in mostly independent features, Sam Trammell can currently be seen starring opposite Anna Paquin in HBO's critically acclaimed series True Blood.
  • Robert Trebor
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Robert has played in numerous films and television series, and currently stars as Salmoneus in Hercules: the Legendary Journeys.
  • Tiffany Trent
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Tiffany Trent is the award-winning creator and author of the young adult dark fantasy series, Hallowmere. She is the most recent winner of the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Work-in-Progress grant for her new Victorian dark fantasy series based on Charles Darwin's scientific adventures.
  • Michael Tresca
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Michael's published 3 D20 adventures compatible with Dungeons & DragonsAll the King's Men, Tsar Rising, and The Dancing Hut. His first hardcover D20 supplement, Mercenaries: Born of Blood, is out now.
  • Trinity
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Trinity has appeared as a stuntwoman in over 20 films and many TV shows and ads. Credits include Daredevil, U-Turn, Oz, Saturday Night Live, and The Rock. She can be seen on wrestling PPV every Wednesday night.
  • Connor Trinneer
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Connor Trinneer is an American film, stage, and television actor. His highest profile roles have been Charles "Trip" Tucker III on Star Trek: Enterprise and Michael on Stargate Atlantis.
  • Robert Tritthardt
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Robert Tritthardt is the author/artist behind the hilariously cynical gothic comic Writhe and Shine.
  • Michael Trucco
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael Trucco is best known for his role as Samuel Anders in Battlestar Galactica.
  • Trybalaka
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Trybalaka is a performance troupe whose Concourse show will be a fusion of neo-tribal drumming; Celtic, Native American, and Southern Gospel-styled chants; and Rennfest-style burlesques, torch songs, and pirate sea chanties.
  • William Tucci
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Billy is the artist on the popular Shi comic and publisher of Crusade Comics.
  • James R. Tuck
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James R. Tuck writes stories about monsters and guns. His Deacon Chalk: Occult Bounty Hunter series will have you stocking up on silver bullets as you sit on the edge of your seat....with the lights on.
  • Kevin Tucker
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Kevin has been editor for Peregrine Entertainment, which publishes Books of Lore and other high-quality creator-owned titles; his writing has appeared in Heavy Metal and Frank Frazetta Fantasy Illustrated.
  • Alan Tudyk
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Alan Tudyk has appeared in many of your favorite movies, most recently as Wash in Serenity and Firefly, Sonny in I, Robot, Oscar/Dab the Dodo (voice) in Ice Age, and Wat Falhurst in A Knight's Tale.
  • J.M. Tuffley
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] J.M. Tuffley writes about pop culture for needcoffee.com, where he contributes assorted news and rants, and co-moderates the site's music forum. He also runs his own media experiments on the aptly titled randomwerks.com.
  • Clifton Tunnell
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Clifton Tunnell is an attorney whose legal specialty is in the field of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
  • Koi Turnbull
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Koi Turnbull has worked for Aspen and other publishers such as DC comics and Marvel Comics. He is currently working with Marvel Comics and a member of Atlanta based HeadHunta' Studios along with other industry members Nathan Massengill, Dave Wilkins, and Tony Washington, to name a few.
  • Alice K. Turner
    [**Past** Guests in 1992] Alice K. Turner has been the Fiction Editor for Playboy magazine; she's also edited for Random House Books and others.
  • Tim Turner
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Tim is an accomplished Hollywood monster maker turned Halloween artist. His award-winning artwork is featured in many of the nation's top haunted houses and has been featured on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and CSI: Las Vegas.
  • Harry Turtledove
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Harry Turtledove is an American historian and prolific novelist who has written historical fiction, fantasy, and science fiction works. He is probably the best-known and most popular author of the genre of alternate history.
  • Twisted Tower Dire
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Twisted Tower Dire formed in 1995 out of a stubborn hatred for the '90s anti-metal culture. Influences were drawn from Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Candlemass, and others.
  • Alexandra Tydings
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Alexandra portrays Aphrodite, the quirky Goddess of Love, on Hercules and Xena.
  • Laura Tyler-Dandridge
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Laura Tyler-Dandridge is the owner of Creature-Works.com and a Special Effects Make-Up artist. You can see her in season 3 of the SyFy hit show Face Off.
  • Jamie Wade Tyndall
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jamie Tyndall is a cover artist for Zenescope Comics Grimm Fairytales. He is also well known for his magazine inspired comic book covers that are sought-after by collectors.
  • George Tyson
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] George Tyson is a longtime supporter of the commercial use of space. His company, Tyson Alliance, Inc., is a partner in a private space venture called Orbital Commerce Project.

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  • R. Sabrina Udell
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] R. Sabrina Udell is the line developer for Mage: Sorcerer's Crusade under White Wolf's Arthaus imprint. She's also worked as a freelance writer on other White Wolf projects.
  • Carla Ulbrich
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] A fan favorite on the long-running, nationally syndicated Dr. Demento show, award-winning songwriter and Professional Smart Aleck Carla Ulbrich will be appearing as part of our Filk Track as the Quest of Honor for 2007.
  • Emilie Ullerup
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Emilie Ullerup is best known as Ashley Mangus from the Syfy show Sanctuary.
  • Unmarked
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Unmarked is a high energy power-trio. Their style draws predominantly from their influences, Sepultura and Helmet, with their own on-the-edge flair.
  • Brian Upton
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Brian is Director of Product Design at Red Storm Entertainment and was the designer of the award-winning Rainbow Six as well as the forthcoming Force 21.
  • Karl Urban
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Karl Urban stars in a new syndicated SF series called The Privateers as Captain Aran Dravyk, and has a number of acting credits in "Hollywood South," aka New Zealand.
  • James Urbaniak
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] James Urbaniak provides the voice for Dr. Thaddeus Venture on The Venture Bros., as well as the Doctor's brother, Jonas Venture Junior, and the super-villain Phantom Limb.
  • URIZEN
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] URIZEN is a unique electronic/avant garde metal band with an elaborate stage show that features space suits, giant robots, monsters, and other surprises.

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  • Vainglory
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Vainglory is a band that features intense riffs, virtuoso guitar, masterful drumming, heavy bass, powerful vocals, and thought-provoking lyrics.
  • Valentine Wolfe
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Valentine Wolfe performances embrace the macabre aspect of steampunk. Haunting operatic female vocals combine with virtuosic bass playing over a swirling layer of atmospheric soundscapes to set a scene for stories which may happen in the past or in the future but always in the darkest part of your imagination.
  • Boris Vallejo
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Boris Vallejo is a Peruvian-born American painter. He immigrated to the United States in 1964, and he currently resides in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He frequently works with his wife, Julie Bell, who is a painter, and model. Vallejo works almost exclusively in the fantasy and erotica genres. His hyper-representational paintings have graced the covers of dozens of science fiction paperbacks and are featured in a series of best-selling glossy calendars.
  • Mark L. Van Name
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Mark L. Van Name is a writer, spoken word performer, and the CEO of a technology marketing firm. His novels include Children No More, Overthrowing Heaven, Slanted Jack, and One Jump Ahead.
  • Ethan Van Sciver
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Ethan is anArtist of the Year, Wizard Artist of the Year, Eisner-nominee, and Eagle-nominee. He has worked on Green Lantern Rebirth, Flash Rebirth, Superman/Batman, Imupulse, New X-Men, and Cyberfrog.
  • Jim Van Verth
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Jim Van Verth is an 11-year veteran of the computer games industry and co-author of Essential Math for Games and Interactive Applications. He is currently working at NVIDIA on performance for games and workstation applications. He also hosts the Parsec-nominated podcast The Vintage Gamer, about older games of all genres.

Ann VanderMeer
[**Past** Guests in 2011] Ann VanderMeer is the Editor-in-Chief for Weird Tales, for which she has received a Hugo award. She has partnered with her husband, Jeff VanderMeer, on various popular anthologies such as Steampunk, The New Weird, and Fast Ships, Black Sails. Her latest book is The Kosher Guide to Imaginary Animals.

  • Jeff VanderMeer
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Jeff VanderMeer is a two-time World Fantasy Award winner with novels published in 20 languages. He has a regular SF/Fantasy column for the New York Times Book Review. He has been a finalist for every major SF/F award, written a Predator novel and the Steampunk Bible, the definitive guide.
  • Laura Vandervoort
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Laura Dianne Vandervoort is a Canadian actress best known for her roles as Supergirl in the television series Smallville and Sadie Harrison in the television series Instant Star. She most recently starred as Lisa on the ABC series V.
  • Wayne Vansant
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] For more than 20 years, beginning with Marvel's The 'Nam, Wayne Vansant has written and/or illustrated scores of books on historical and military subjects. Covering conflicts from the Civil War, to World War II, to Korea and Vietnam, Vansant has researched and produced stories that are both textually and visually accurate.
  • Randy Varnell
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Randy has helped craft games and creative software for over 15 years, working for companies such as Macromedia, Ensemble Studios, and Gearbox Software. Randy is currently Design Producer on Borderlands 2 for Gearbox.
  • Denise Vasquez
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Denise Vasquez is a professional artist whose talents run the gamut from being an Award Winning Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist, to being a published writer and illustrator. Denise is currently co-authoring a book Sketch Card Mania for IMPACT BOOKS with Randy Martinez. Denise is also an official Lucasfilm Licensed artist.
  • Gus Vasquez
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Gus Vazquez has been in the comics industry for almost fifteen years now. He's worked on many comics, including JLA, Green Lantern, and Spiderman.
  • Jhnen Vasquez
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Jhnen, who recently murdered the "O" in his first name, is bi-pedal, with binocular vision, and is said to possess other attributes that conspire to create Johnny the Homicidal Maniac, Squee, and I Feel Sick.
  • Elizabeth Vaughan
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Elizabeth Vaughan is the author of Warprize, WarSworn, Warlord, and WarCry, and the Epic of Palins. This will be her very first ever Dragon*Con. Watch for her wandering lost and alone, and try to make sure she gets to where she is supposed to be.
  • Carrie Vaughn
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Carrie Vaughn is the author of a series of novels about a werewolf named Kitty who hosts a talk radio show.  The third, Kitty Takes a Holiday, was released from Warner Books in 2007.
  • Manny Vega
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Manny is currently the writer and artist for Knights of the Dinner Table: HackMasters of EverKnight, arguably the funniest comic ever.
  • Mark Verheiden
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Among many other TV, film and comics credits, Mark wrote the screenplays for The Mask and TimeCop, and both the Aliens and Predator comics series.
  • Kate Vernon
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Most recently, Kate Vernon played the role of Ellen Tigh in the hit series Battlestar Galactica.
  • Charles Vess
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] His evocative fantasy artwork spans the realms of children's books, comics, Shakespearean literature, and theater posters.
  • Andy Vetromile
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Andy Vetromile writes, reviews, and edits games and fiction. He edited GURPS Britannica-6 and Spaceships 2 and co-authored Margaret Weis Productions' Demon Hunters RPG. He has fiction in Flying Pen's Of Dice and Pen, and he's editing HARP's AfterWorlds and a raft of Steve Jackson's e23 releases.
  • Tim Vigil
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Tim Vigil is best known as the creator of Faust, one of recent comicdom's legendary titles.
  • Debbie Viguié
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Debbie Viguié is the New York Times Bestselling Author of the Wicked series and two dozen other books. She is one of the queens of epic dark fantasy. Debbie also writes thrillers including The Psalm 23 Mysteries, the Witch Hunt trilogy, and the Kiss trilogy.
  • Vincent Villafranca
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Vincent Villafranca has been sculpting in rural Texas for many years. He has had the opportunity to learn a good deal from sculptors and foundrymen in the American Southwest and abroad. Vincent believes in keeping the tradition of "creativity through artisanship" alive. Whether he is working on a wildlife sculpture, a devotional piece, or a work dealing with the fantastic, he is grateful to be a link in the long-standing tradition of image-making and artisanship.
  • Dexter Vines
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Dexter Vines is an American comic book artist and inker. He is most well known for being one half of the “eDex” team, along with artist Ed McGuiness.
  • Nana Visitor
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Nana Visitor is an American actress, best known for playing Kira Nerys in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (DS9) and Jean Ritter in the television series Wildfire.
  • Countess Vladimira
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Countess Vladimira devotes her career to working as a horror personality. She has appeared on the Sci-Fi channel and last summer introduced Hammer films on Cinemax.
  • Neil Vokes
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Penciller and inker for the adaptation of Life, the Universe, and Everything.
  • Voltaire
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Voltaire and the Skeletal Orchestra: It's upbeat, low-brow Victorian hi jinks of the macabre kind, as Voltaire and his band of gypsy pirates stomp through songs about Zombie Prostitutes, The Day of the Dead, and hits, including songs from Cartoon Network's The Grim Adventures of Billy And Mandy.
  • Aurelio Voltaire
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Aurelio Voltaire is often described as a modern day renaissance man.  He is a singer/performer, creator of comic books, animation, and toys.
  • Jared von Hindman
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Jared von Hindman is a Berlin-based cartoonist and columnist for Dungeons & Dragons. From morbid to maniacal to sickeningly cute, his style is always his own, for better or for worse. He’s worked for Dungeon Crawler, Ratten, Kingdom of Loathing, and HeadInjuryTheater.com, which happens to be his website.
  • Voodoo Sex Stuff
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Voodoo Sex Stuff is the brain child of Nicole and Chuck Chittick, whose primary objectives have always been clever lyrics and chord progressions.
  • VooDou
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] VooDou delivers a genre-crossing brand of rock that appeals to fans of industrial, gothic, punk, hard rock, and nu-metal.

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  • Jeffrey Joseph Wagg
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Jeff Wagg is the former Communication and Outreach Manager for the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF). As a former paranormal investigator, Jeff found himself bored in "haunted" hotels, baffled by so-called "psychics," and bewildered by the public's lack of basic science knowledge.
  • Constance G. J. Wagner
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Constance G.J. Wagner, writer, editor, and Tolkien scholar, has spoken regularly on all things Middle-earth at both academic and fan-friendly events nationally and internationally since 2005. She is currently at work on a book about Frodo as sacrificial hero and a chapbook of fantasy and faerie-themed poetry.
  • Doug Wagner
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Doug Wagner is the author of 12 Gauge Comics' The Ride, Gun Candy, and this year's The Ride: Die Valkyrie!
  • Matt Wagner
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Matt is one of the most acclaimed storytellers in comics; among his current projects are Grendel Classics, Grendel Tales, and Batman: Faces.
  • Mark Waid
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Mark is the writer on Justice League Quarterly, Captain America, etc.
  • Christopher Waldron
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Christopher is the editor and graphic design director for indy Magazine, the guide to alternative comic books and film.
  • Lamar Waldron
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Lamar Waldron is a noted author of both non-fiction and graphic novels, as well as a past winner of the Georgia Fandom Award.
  • Brian Walker
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Brian is the founder of Giant Graphics, and currently pencils Tiki. Past projects include Tendril, Darryl Dust, and storyboards for The Pack.
  • Chris Walker
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] HeadHunta’ Studios has started to generate a buzz in the industry and has managed to put together some amazing talent which is resounding through the industry. HeadHunta’ Studios is a new comic studio out of Atlanta, GA. They specialize in custom comics, and art / storyboards for film and video games.
  • Jason Walker
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Jason is a comics penciller whose work appears in books from Acetylene Comics.
  • Robert W. Walker
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Robert is the author of thirty-five novels, including the acclaimed Instinct Series with FBI Medical Examiner Dr. Jessica Coran, and the Edge Series featuring Texas Cherokee Detective Lucas Stonecoat and psychiatrist Meredyth Sanger.
  • Stacy Walker
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] The emerging queen of illustrated romance and fantasy, Stacy burst on the scene in her work with Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell, including her covers for Heavy Metal.
  • David Wallace
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Long-time comic and game industry retailers and specialty retail education professionals, David and Kelli Wallace are co-authors of A Specialty Retailer's Handbook: Comics and Games, and The Manager's Training Manual.
  • Jenny Wallace
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] A graduate of the School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, Jenny has starred in several B-movies.
  • Kelli Wallace
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Long-time comic and game industry retailers and specialty retail education professionals, David and Kelli Wallace are co-authors of A Specialty Retailer's Handbook: Comics and Games, and The Manager's Training Manual.
  • Kelly O. Wallace
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Kelly Wallace is a partner at Wellborn, Wallace & Woodard, LLC, an Atlanta law firm with an emphasis on Internet law and litigation. He holds the current record for the two largest anti-spam judgments in the U.S., and has litigated numerous actions against spammers on behalf of ISPs and others.
  • Loston Wallace
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Loston Wallace has been a professional artist since 1996, providing artwork for the role-playing industry as well as the DC Comics Licensing Department.
  • Matt Wallace
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Matt Wallace is the Parsec Award-winning author of The Failed Cities Monologues, a podcast fiction epic downloaded 30,000 times since its introduction in February of 2006.
  • Reed Waller
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Reed Waller is an artist, writer, musician, and computer whiz. Reed is best known as the creator of the groundbreaking comics series Omaha the Cat Dancer in the late 1970s.
  • Tedd M. Walley
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Tedd M. Walley is the founder of the independent comic book company VoodooMaverick Publishing and its flag ship title, Mathilda.
  • Widgett Walls
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Widgett Walls is the chief cook and bottle washer of Needcoffee.com, the award-winning pop culture website.  He also writes dark fantasy and horror under the name John A. Robinson when he thinks no one is watching.
  • Jon Walton
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Jon was President of Handmade Games and created the popular Dark Confrontation LARP.
  • Hal Wamsley
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Hal says he's been acting since the age of six, and - among other roles - appeared as a Jawa in Star Wars.
  • Garrett Wang
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Wang is best known for his role as Ensign Harry Kim on Star Trek: Voyager which ran from 1995 to 2001. He was keen to participate in a new role for the 2007 fan production Star Trek: Of Gods and Men.
  • Warchild
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Warchild is an Atlanta-based rock band with a new sound and new idea.
  • Burt Ward
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Burt Ward is best known to fans as the original Robin in the Batman TV series.
  • Jean Marie Ward
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Jean Marie Ward writes fiction, nonfiction, and everything in between, including novels (2008 Indie Book double-finalist With Nine You Get Vanyr) and art books. Her short stories appear in numerous anthologies, such as Here Be Dragons and The Modern Fae's Guide to Surviving Humanity.
  • Jim Ward
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Gaming industry guru Jim Ward is an icon in the field of role-playing. Ward is a 20-year veteran of TSR and was formerly in charge of all product development.
  • Chris Warner
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Chris Warner's work can be seen displayed at "Alcove," his south Buckhead gallery/studio, as well as at restaurants, nightclubs, and design houses throughout Atlanta. Alcove produces a monthly show which brings a nationwide array of artists of diversified media to show in Atlanta.
  • Victoria K. Warren
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Victoria K. Warren is one of the DPs of the upcoming horror film V/H/S.
  • Beverly Washburn
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Watching Beverly on TV's Star Trek as she grew old and died in Captain Kirk's arms, or seeing her performance as a sexy, deranged murderess in a thriller with Lon Chaney, Jr., has given her "cult status."
  • Ed Wasser
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Ed portrays the delightfully insidious Morden, minion of the Shadows, on Babylon 5.
  • Jon Waterhouse
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Writer, actor, musician, rasslin' manager, and all-around jerk of all trades, Jon is ADD personified. By day, he's an entertainment journalist. His work appears regularly in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper and pops up in national publications including EsquireBlackBookPaste., and Boy's Life. He's also the exclusive publicity writer for legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act, Van Halen, and helped promote the band's 2007-2008 North American Tour, which grossed $93 million.
  • Graham Watkins
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Graham Watkins, a former researcher at J.B. Rhine's parapsychology laboratory in Durham, NC, published his first novel, Dark Winds, in 1989. His works are available in six languages.
  • Gregbo Watson
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Gregbo has worked on The Flea and is also an award-winning commercial illustrator.
  • Rebecca Watson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Rebecca leads a team of writers at Skepchick and appears on the weekly Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast. She travels around the world delivering entertaining talks on science, skepticism, feminism, and religion. There is currently an asteroid orbiting the sun with her name on it.
  • Ken Weatherwax
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Ken is best known as "Pugsley" on the original Addams Family.
  • J. Shanon Weaver
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] An inaugural guest of our new Anime track, Shanon is a published author and playwright and his voice can he heard on several anime productions including Devil Lady, Soul Hunter, and Samurai X.
  • Mike Weaver
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Mike's artwork has appeared in Amazing Stories, covers for Dragon and White Wolf, Magic: The Gathering, Vampire, and on products from dozens of other publishers.
  • Janeen Webb
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Janeen Webb is internationally recognized for her critical work in speculative fiction, Australian literature, and children's literature.
  • Mike Webb
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] No biographical information available.
  • Wendy Webb
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Wendy Webb has co-edited the anthologies Phobias and Phobias II from Pocket Books, and Gothic Ghosts from Tor Books.  She is the author of published short stories, novels, and stage plays.
  • Roy P. Webber
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Roy is the author of The Dinosaur Films of Ray Harryhausen: Features, Early 16mm Experiments and Unrealized Projects, the most thorough printed work on Harryhausen's dinosaur and prehistoric-based features.
  • David Weber
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] David Weber is the author of the popular and enduring character, Honor Harrington, whose story, together with the "Honorverse" she inhabits, has been developed through 13 novels and four shared-universe anthologies
  • Brent Weeks
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Brent is the New York Times Bestselling Author of The Black Prism. His other works include The Night Angel Trilogy, which is published internationally in fourteen languages.
  • Weep (Featuring Doc Hammer)
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Mixing the stuff about music that's really cool, and deleting all the crappy parts, WEEP has created a sound that is as new as any great idea executed well, and as fresh as the memory of the first time you were laughed at for wearing that floral shirt to school.
  • J. Elvis Weinstein
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Weinstein was one of the founding writers/performers of the show in 1988 at the age of 17. On October 30, 2007, Joel Hodgson announced he was starting a new show with the same "riffing on bad movies" premise as MST3K called Cinematic Titanic, together with former MST3K cast and crew members Weinstein, Trace Beaulieu, Frank Conniff, and Mary Jo Pehl. As of November 2009, he continues to tour with Cinematic Titanic.
  • Margaret Weis
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Margaret Weis has written the Star of the Guardians space epic and has co-authored over two dozen bestselling fantasy novels, including DragonLance, one of the most popular fantasy series of all time.
  • Robert Weisbrot
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Robert is author of the official companion volumes to the television shows Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess.
  • Jordan Weisman
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] A legend in the gaming world, Jordan co-founded FASA Corporation in 1980 and led the design of BattleTechShadowrunRenegade Legion, and Crimson Skies among others.
  • Toni Weisskopf
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Toni Weisskopf is the publisher of Baen Books, and a winner of the Hank Reinhardt Georgia Fandom Award.
  • Scott Welch
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Scott Welch is Executive Vice President at Bridge Publications, Inc.
  • Phaedra Weldon
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] Phaedra Weldon is the author of the urban fantasy series, Zoe Martinique Investigations, published by Berkley and set in Atlanta. She has been published by Pocket Books in its Star Trek: Corps of Engineers e-book line and in the miniseries Slings and Arrows, edited by Keith R.A. DeCandido. Her work can also be read in several DAW anthologies.
  • Pete Wellborn
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Pete Wellborn, an attorney specializing in Internet law, has successfully handled a number of high-profile cases involving unsolicited commercial email (i.e., "spam").
  • Bruce Wells
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Bruce is an artist, musician, and writer. Recently he was asked to join Storm Constantine's Immanion Press where he works as cover artist and illustrator.
  • Martha Wells
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] A SF and fantasy writer, Martha Wells has published novels, short stories, and non-fiction. Her recent works include The Wizard Hunters, The Ships of Air, The Gate of Gods, Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary, and Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement.
  • Byron Werner
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Byron Werner has worked in Special Effects/Animation for 28 years. He created the catagory of Space Aged Bachelor Pad Music and popularized it. He also does artwork of exceptional beauty and complexity.
  • Paul Wesley
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Paul Wesley is best known for his roles as Aaron Corbett in the ABC Family miniseries Fallen and Stefan Salvatore in The CW TV series The Vampire Diaries.
  • Adam West
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] After 7 years in Tinseltown, he achieved fame in 1966 in his signature role as Batman, in the wildly popular ABC TV series. The Batman TV series, which lasted three seasons, made him not just nationally but internationally famous.
  • Billy West
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Billy is mostly know for his many voices on Futurama that include Philip J. Fry, Professor, Hubert J. Farnsworth, Dr. John Zoidberg, and others. He is also known for The Ren & Stimpy Show as Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat.
  • Mark I. West
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Mark I. West is a Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he teaches courses in children's and young adult literature. He has published numerous books and articles, many of which relate to fantasy literature.
  • Mike West
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Mike is a longtime Atlanta area fan and a veteran behind the camera in commercial and film production.
  • Scott Westerfield
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] NY Times bestselling author of the young adult Uglies and Midnighters series, and Peeps. He won the Philip K. Dick Special Citation for Evolution’s Darling.
  • M. B. Weston
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Award-winning fantasy and paranormal author M.B. Weston has a paranormal novel and short story, and a Steam Punk short story slated for release in 2012. Her third fantasy novel is slated for Spring 2013. A gifted orator, Weston speaks at numerous writing and Sci-fi/fantasy conventions and schools across the U.S.
  • John D. Weyler
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] John is the editor and principal writer/artist of Terminus Tales, Atlanta's original alternative comic.
  • Justin Whalin
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Justin will portray Ridley in the forthcoming fantasy epic Dungeons and Dragons: The Movie. He's also starred in General Hospital and as Jimmy Olsen in Lois & Clark.
  • Mark Wheatley
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Known internationally as an illustrator, writer, editor, and publisher, Mark holds the Inkpot and Speakeasy awards and nominations for the Harvey and Ignatz awards.
  • Wil Wheaton
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Wil Wheaton is an American actor and writer. As an actor, he is best known for his portrayals of Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gordie LaChance in the film Stand by Me, and Joey Trotta in Toy Soldiers. As a writer, he is best known for his blog, Wil Wheaton Dot Net.
  • Michael Whelan
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Since 1980, Michael Whelan has been one of the world's premier fantasy and science fiction artists. He is currently working full time on his fine art paintings, but in the past three decades he has created more than 350 book and album covers for authors and artists like Isaac Asimov, Anne McCaffrey, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen King, the Jacksons, Sepultura, and MeatLoaf.
  • Johnny Whitaker
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Johnny was the only 6 year-old who screen tested for the role of Jody Davis, which originally was supposed to be for a 10 year old boy, but when the producers saw the chemistry between Johnny and Anissa Jones (Buffy), they promptly rewrote the parts for 6 year old twins, and a television legend was born!
  • Michael Jai White
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Jai has had roles in Universal Soldier and Full Contact. After appearing as Mike Tyson in the 1995 TV movie Tyson, the tough actor was cast in the cult comic spin-off Spawn and others.
  • Richard White
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Richard White is a novelist, short story writer, and comics creator. His most recent work appears as part of the Starfleet Corps of Engineer series and will have stories in forthcoming Next Gen and Doctor Who anthologies.
  • Skyler White
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Skyler White is the national bestselling author of dark fantasy novels and Falling, Fly and In Dreams Begin.
  • Diane Whiteside
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Arriving third in four generations of published authors, Diane Whiteside has a dozen novels, four novellas, and a collection of short stories under her belt. Creator of the Texas vampire series, she has also written fantasy and historical novels.
  • Jared Whitham
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] 21-year-old Jared Whitham single-handedly wrote, directed, and produced the new retro-50s sci-fi art film Project Omicron.
  • Jeff Whiting
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jeff got his start inking on the original Tick series, then on two spin-offs, and then went to Malibu Comics (Street Fighter) and other projects.
  • Terryl Whitlach
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Part of the Phantom Menace design team, Terryl has worked for Lucasfilms Ltd. and ILM, and is often considered the foremost creature designer in the world.
  • Grace Lee Whitney
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Grace Lee Whitney is best-known in SF circles as Yeoman Janice Rand from Star Trek's original series.
  • Steve Wieck
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Steve is a co-founder and president of White Wolf Publishing.
  • Stewart Wieck
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Stewart is a co-founder and co-owner of White Wolf Publishing.
  • Mike Wieringo
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Currently the artist for Marvel's Sensational Spider-man, Mike has previously worked on Robin, Flash, and Marvel's Rogue.
  • Chris Wiese
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chris Wiese, is a partner at Holistic Design, developer for Noble Armada, Carnage, and Fantasy Encounters game lines and author or co-author of many HDI titles. Game designer, artist, writer, and business owner/operator, Chris brings a skill set to gaming with vision for taking games from concept to finished product.
  • Lisa Wilcox
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Lisa has acted in over one hundred films, television shows, commercials, and theater productions including two of the Nightmare on Elm Street films and Star Trek: The Next Generation among others.
  • Blake Wilkie
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Blake Wilkie has several years experience in freelancing for comics and illustration. Published credits with: Upper Deck, Trinity Comics, Black Chalice Studios -  Emperor's Choice Games, West End Games, and Arcana Studios
  • June Wilkinson
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] June had a recurring role in Batman and was the youngest person ever featured in Playboy magazine. She was 30th in the 100 Top Sex symbols of all times.
  • Sarah Wilkinson
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Sarah Wilkinson's artwork has been featured in print ads, clothing and internet advertising, and even original artwork purchased by George Lucas himself. She has been commissioned for many pieces of work that hang in personal galleries around the world.
  • Jeffery Willerth
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Jeffery Willerth portrays Kosh, the Vorlon Empire's representative to the Babylon 5 station.
  • Anson Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Anson Williams is best known for his role as Warren "Potsie" Weber on the long-running hit television series Happy Days.
  • Billy Dee Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Billy is best-known to SF audiences for his role as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars saga.
  • C.S. Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] No biographical information available.
  • Damien Patrick Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] A professional consultant, college instructor, NeedCoffee.com staff writer, and Programing Chair for the Comics and Popular Arts Academic Mini-Conference, Damien Williams has spent the past half a dozen years working to explore the intersection of pop-culture, strange science, and the academic study of the occult.
  • Doug Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Doug is an extremely accomplished voice-over talent whose clients include everyone from the Atlanta Falcons and TBS to the Cartoon Network, Delta Airlines and CNN, as well as CD stores like Turtles, Peppermint, and Starship.
  • Greg Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 2010] Greg "Dark One" Williams is a comic book artist who has published over 30 books, and is best known for creating Animal Mystic. Greg recently started a new company with writer/business partner Chris Walker called Void Comics.
  • Jonathan Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] No biographical information available.
  • Peter Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Peter Williams' acting portfolio includes such genre favorites as Stargate SG-1 (as Apothis), The X-Files, McGyver, and Outer Limits, as well as various film roles.
  • Robert Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Robert Williams, whose chrome-and-color drenched paintings embody the movement known as Kustom Kar Kulture, is one of the most popular artists in America today.
  • Walter Jon Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Walter Jon Williams is a Nebula Award-winning author. His latest work is Deep State, a near-future thriller set in the world of alternate reality gaming. He has also written for the screen, for television, and in the gaming field.
  • Whit Williams
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Whit Williams has served as a sparring partner for Hank Reinhardt in several previous Dragon*Cons. In 2008 he performed in partnership with Nils Onsager. He currently teaches a swordsmanship class with Nils in Atlanta and is fight coordinator for the Reinhardt Legacy Fight Team.
  • Michael Z. Williamson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Michael Z. Williamson is a Locus best-selling SF author, military and disaster preparedness consultant for TV, movies and private citizens, a gunsmith and bladesmith, a veteran of the Army and USAF who deployed for OIF, and a "library" of firearms and bladed weapons going back over 9000 years.
  • Mike Z. Williamson
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Mike's works include the SF novels FreeholdThe Hero, and The Weapon (pending), as well as the military adventure series Target: Terror.
  • Skip Williamson
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] A legendary cartoonist, Skip Williamson, one of the architects of the underground comics movement, has been penning cantankerous satire for more than 25 years.
  • Dave Willis
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Dave Willis is producer for the Cartoon Network's Space Ghost Coast to Coast and previously worked on their series Cartoon Planet.
  • C. L. Wilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] C.L. Wilson is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who loves to combine her two favorite genres: epic fantasy and romance. Thankfully, a number of readers share that same love, thus keeping her employed. When not writing, she loves playing video games with friends and family.
  • F. Paul Wilson
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Paul's the author of The Keep (and many other books) and co-writer for the Sci-Fi Channel's FTL Newsfeed program.
  • Grant Wilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Grant Wilson is the co-founder of TAPS, The Atlantic Paranormal Society, and is the star of Ghost Hunters, the highest-rated show on the SyFy channel. He has authored a New York Times-bestselling book entitled Ghost Hunting, and also run the TAPS Paramagazine. Grant also loves to draw and write music.
  • Laura Wilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Laura had a recurring guest role in The Tribe Series II, but became a core cast member in Series III and IV. She also had a lead role in Cloud 9's Atlantis High.
  • Leah Wilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Leah Wilson is editor-in-chief of Smart Pop, the pop culture imprint of BenBella Books, which publishes smart, fresh, engaging nonfiction titles on television, books, and film, with a particular focus on science fiction and fantasy television and literature.
  • Mehitobel Wilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Bel is a Stoker Award-nominated horror/dark fantasy writer whose most recent short fiction has appeared in numerous places, including the Gothic.net Webzine and Carpe Noctem.
  • Robert Anton Wilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Robert Anton Wilson is best-known as co-author of the cult classic Illuminatus trilogy.
  • Tom Wilson
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Tom is best-known to SF fans as Biff from Back to the Future, but his acting career extends much farther and wider. He also has musical projects under his belt.
  • Windhorse
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Windhorse, a synth-based, guitar-driven musical project based in Cleveland, Tennessee, features ethereal and spacey tunes as well as faster tracks, in the style of England's Ozric Tentacles.
  • Judd Winick
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Judd's stint on MTV's The Real World was the catalyst for his award-winning graphic novel Pedro and Me. He now writes DC's Green Lantern, and his own The Adventures of Barry Ween.
  • David Winning
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] David began directing network television at the age of twenty-seven for Paramount's Friday the 13th: The Series. He is currently filming Stargate: Atlantis.
  • Jerry Winsett
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Jerry Winsett has performed in over thirty Anime films, including voicing Artaru's Dad in the complete Urusei Yatsura - Obnoxious Aliens series.
  • Michael Winslow
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Man of 10,000 voices, Michael Winslow is best known for his scene-stealing performances in all seven Police Academy movies. Performing over 200 comedy club shows a year, Michael is gearing up for a nationwide tour of rock clubs for his new show.
  • Douglas E. Winter
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Renowned as a horror writer, editor, and critic, Douglas is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and the author of 11 books and over 200 short stories.
  • Louise Wischermann
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Louise portrayed Lyekka on the Sci-Fi TV series Lexx, and will be appearing at the Lexx Fan Club booth in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Loren Wiseman
    [**Past** Guests in 2005] Loren Wiseman was a founding partner in Game Designers' Workshop back in 1973, and has been a a professional game designer, developer, and editor ever since.
  • Chris Wisnia
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Chris Wisnia produces the comics Dr. DeBunkoDoris Danger, and the web comic, Dick Hammer: The Dailies. He was co-artist on Sam Kieth'sOjo and writes a blog called Diary of a Struggling Comics Artist.
  • Renee Witterstaetter
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Writer, editor, and publisher in comics, film, and art book publishing, Renee has worked at Marvel, DC, Topps, Image, and on the feature films Rush Hour 2 and Red Dragon. Her newest book is Excess: The Art of Michael Golden.
  • Sam Witwer
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Sam played Davis Bloome the paramedic alter ego of Doomsday, Superman's nemesis on Smallville and most recently can be seen in Being Human, playing the vampire Aidan.  
  • Melissa Wolf
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Melissa Wolf, who made quite a presence in our 1999 Dragon*Con Dealers Room, is an exotic dancer, model, and former centerfold.
  • Wolf and Hawk
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] An acoustic side-project from Devine Essence and After Death's Lisa the Wolf and Mike Browning (ex-Morbid Angel), Wolf and Hawk will perform in D*C's Concourse Performance Area.
  • Gene Wolfe
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Gene Wolfe writes SF, fantasy, and horror stories and novels. He is the author of Shadow & Claw, Latro in the Mist, Pirate Freedom, An Evil Guest, and other titles, all published by Tor. He's won two Nebulas and four World Fantasy Awards, and various foreign awards.
  • Robert Hewitt Wolfe
    [**Past** Guests in 2000] Robert Hewitt Wolfe is a 5-year veteran writing and producing Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He's now developing, writing, and producing Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda.
  • Michael Wolff
    [**Past** Guests in 2008] For over 20 years Michael Wolff has been a book critic and correspondent for Starlog magazine, as well as a freelance writer. Among his notable works, he has had a handful of comic book scripts published by DC, Comico, and Misc!MAYHEM.
  • Marv Wolfman
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Marv Wolfman has created more characters that have gone on to television, animation, movies, and toys than any other comics creator since Stan Lee.
  • Douglas Wood
    [**Past** Guests in 1990] Douglas is the designer and programmer of the Phantasie series of computer games; he also designed and programmed Star Command.
  • Matthew Wood
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Matthew Wood is a two-time Academy Award-nominated and Golden Reel-winning sound supervisor from Skywalker Sound. He is also an actor of multiple characters in the Star Wars prequels and Clone Wars animated TV Series. He is famous for the roles of General Grievous and the Battle Droids.
  • Robin Wood
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Illustrator for Mayfair Games whose work appears in the Dragonriders of Pern game systems.
  • Lindsay Woodcock
    [**Past** Guests in 2006] Lindsay Woodcock has worked as a freelance writer and editor for White Wolf and now works for Laughing Pan Productions as the editor of Deliria Prime Codex, a groundbreaking new role-playing game.
  • Eryn Woods
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Eryn has been touring the nation and rallying her “kupcake” army in an effort to change the status quo. Her first single "This My Shhh" was featured on MTV's hit reality show, Jersey Shore, and her recent single "GGF" has been featured on VH1.com.
  • Peter Woodward
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Once a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company in England, Peter portrayed Galen on Babylon 5: The Crusade and has starred in other productions including The Patriot.
  • Roy Wooley
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Roy Wooley is an Atlanta based Special Make-up Effects artist, and is currently competing on season three of Syfy’s number one reality show Face Off
  • Gordon Michael Woolvett
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Gordon is best known for his work as Seamus Zelazny Harper on the television series Andromeda.
  • Worm Quartet
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Worm Quartet is a comedy synth punk band portrayed on album covers as a group of four worms. The band has a growing cult following thanks to exposure on the Dr. Demento show.
  • Mark Worrell
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Mark's first book in the online trilogy Valiant will go to soft cover by Green-Eyed Tiger Publications in late Fall.
  • Shadrick Wright
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Shadrick is the founding member of Dijinji-ohra, an Atlanta-based independent publishers' co-op, and has been self-publishing since 1998.
  • Susan Wright
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Susan has written eleven Star Trek novels, including Sins of Commission, Violations, Tempest, The Best and the Brightest, two Badlands and two Dark Passions books, and Gateways: One Small Step.
  • Bernie Wrightson
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Bernie Wrightson co-created Swamp Thing and illustrated Frankenstein. He's worked on Spiderman, Batman and The Punisher. Recent works: Dead She Said and The Ghoul (IDW). He's worked on movies, including Ghostbusters, Galaxy Quest, Spiderman, and The Mist. Today, Bernie works on film designs, comic books, and character designs.
  • Erick Wujcik
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Erick is one of the most prolific and successful game designers at Palladium Books.
  • Janny Wurts
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Janny Wurts is a professional author, with 15 published novels, a short story collection, and a trilogy in collaboration with Raymond Feist. She’s also a fantasy artist and cover illustrator, with a painting on display in the collection of the Delaware Art Museum. Her most recent release worldwide: Initiate's Trial from HarperCollins UK.
  • Wyzards
    [**Past** Guests in 1998] Wyzards blend mid-era Rush with the keyboard sounds of ELP and the progressive sound of Threshold to create rich progressive-rock/metal tapestries.

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  • Phillip Xavier
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Phillip recently finished the 7-book series for Peregrine, Books of Lore; his work has appeared in Fantasy Illustrated and Heavy Metal among others.

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  • Derek Yaniger
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Derek Yaniger is a toothless hillbilly. Born in the backwoods of Arkansas, he was raised on little more than pork rinds and corn squeezins. Derek still resides in the south, in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has published in many genres including science fiction, fantasy, mystery, young adult, western, and horror. She is a Grand Master of the World Horror Convention, a Living Legend of the International Horror Guild, and has a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association.
  • Lucky Yates
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Lucky Yates plays the demented Dr. Krieger on the FX hit comedy Archer. He also played a million characters on the Food Network show Good Eats. He does improv comedy and puppetry every weekend at Dad's Garage Theatre in Atlanta. He is awesome.
  • Donnie Yen
    [**Past** Guests in 2001] Donnie Yen has been a driving force in Hong Kong action cinema for almost 20 years. His credits include Fist of Fury, Iron Monkey, Highlander: Endgame, and 2002's Blade 2, plus many more.
  • Yeti
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] The music of Yeti is dark and powerful, yet melodic and enlightening. The members of Yeti complement this orchestra of destruction with garments of Medieval armor and perform amidst gothic, mystical surroundings.
  • Steven Yeun
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Steven Yeun is a Korean-born American actor. Yeun is currently starring in the role as Glenn in AMC's original series, The Walking Dead, since 2010.
  • Craig Yoe
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Eisner award-winner Craig Yoe was the Creative Director/Vice President General Manager of the Muppets, working closely with Jim Henson.
  • Rebecca York
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] NYT, USA Today and PW best-selling author Rebecca York has over 15 million books in print in 21 languages.  She writes horror, fantasy, and paranormal suspense and is known for her Berkley werewolf series.
  • Stephen Youll
    [**Past** Guests in 1999] Stephen's art can be found on many hardback and paperback book covers from publishers like Bantam, Warner, Avon, Ballantine/Del Rey, Penguin, and DC Comics.
  • Andrew Young
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Andrew Young is a Canadian independent filmmaker, animator, and professional puppeteer. He is also the author of the popular PuppetVisionBlog about puppetry and its role in film, television, and the web.
  • Justin Robert Young
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Justin Robert Young is an award winning podcaster and blogger heard and read by over 100,000 people monthly. Best known for iTunes Best Of podcast NSFWshow and Top Science podcast WeirdThings as well as regular appearances on TWiT Network programming including This Week in Tech and Tech News Today.
  • Eliezer Yudkowsky
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Eliezer is a founding director of the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence, the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to addressing the issues associated with the technological creation of smarter-than-human intelligence.
  • Jason Yungbluth
    [**Past** Guests in 2007] Jason Yungbluth is the creator of the cult underground comic books Deep Fried and Weapon Brown, published under his Death Ray Graphics imprint. He is a regular contributor to MAD Magazine, and is most well known for his gruesome Scooby Don't strips.
  • Brian Yuzna
    [**Past** Guests in 1997] Brian's the producer of From Beyond, Necronomicon, Society, Return of the Living Dead 3, The Dentist, Honey: I Shrunk the Kids, Guyver, and Crying Freeman.

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  • Z-Axis
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Z-Axis, scheduled to perform in 2002 on the Concourse, are a post-progressive, new-edge music ensemble initially formed in 1997 to perform the music for the multi-media production Reality Check.
  • Aimee Zaffis
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Aimee Zaffis can be seen working alongside her father and brother on Haunted Collector.
  • Chris Zaffis
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] Chris Zaffis is part of the paranormal crew supporting his father John Zaffis on Haunted Collector on the SyFy Channel.
  • John Zaffis
    [**Past** Guests in 2011] John Zaffis has over 35 years in the paranormal field. John has appeared on many television shows, radio shows, and at many conventions. He speaks about being in this field, his book, and what he has experienced first hand. John has been a guest on both SyFY's Ghost Hunters, and The Travel Channel's Ghost Adventurers. His second DVD was just released based on his haunted museum.
  • Thomas F. Zahler
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Thom Zahler is the creator of the superhero romantic comedy Love and Capes, twice been nominated for the Special Award for Humor in the Harvey Awards, and is beloved by fans and creators. Zahler is also a cartoonist for magazines and advertising clients, and a graduate of the Kubert School.
  • Timothy Zahn
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Timothy Zahn is the author of nine Star Wars books and the Cobra, Quadrail, and Dragonback series. Recent books include Cobra Gamble and the upcoming Judgment at Proteus. The 20th Anniversary edition of his first Star Wars book, Heir to the Empire, was released last September.
  • Albert A. Zakarian
    [**Past** Guests in 2004] Mr. Zakarian pioneered the legal defense of satellite piracy cases and co-authored a brief that resulted in the decision that there is no civil liability for persons who merely purchase and possess smart card programming equipment.
  • Fiona Zedde
    [**Past** Guests in 2009] Fiona Zedde is the author of numerous short stories, three novellas, and four best-selling novels - BlissA Taste of SinHungry for It, and the vampire love story Every Dark Desire, which was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. She currently lives and writes in Atlanta.
  • Patricia Zentilli
    [**Past** Guests in 2003] Patricia studied acting at Dalhousie University in Halifax and then did a short training stint with Shakespeare & Company in Boston. She credits her appearance on Lexx to being stranded in Halifax by an airline strike.
  • Sarah Zettel
    [**Past** Guests in 1996] Sarah's the author of the novels Reclamation and Fool's War.
  • Elaine Zicree
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Collaborating both formally and informally with husband Marc, Elaine Zicree has co-scripted or co-developed several TV series and other projects.
  • Marc Scott Zicree
    [**Past** Guests in 2002] Marc has sold over ninety scripts, including The New Twilight Zone, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Forever Knight, and Babylon 5.
  • Mark Zug
    [**Past** Guests in 2012] Mark Zug is an artist and illustrator who is known for his work with the Septimus Heap series and Harlan Ellison's adaption of I, Robot. He has illustrated many collectible card games, including Magic: The Gathering and Dune, as well as books and magazines.

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