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We’re working all year to bring you an amazing lineup of creators, writers, artists, actors, illustrators, and creative minds. Stay tuned, as we’re in the process of booking talent for this year’s show!

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2023 Featured Guests

  • Omid Abtahi

    Omid Abtahi

  • Russ Adams

    Russ Adams

  • Ian Alexander

    Ian Alexander

  • Kevin J. Anderson

    Kevin J. Anderson

    Author of Clockwork Angels, Saga of Seven Suns, Terra Incognita, and Dune universes.
  • Dino Andrade

    Dino Andrade

  • Cooper Andrews

    Cooper Andrews

  • Sean Astin

    Sean Astin

  • Andrew Aydin

    Andrew Aydin

    #1 New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award winner
  • Dee Bradley Baker

    Dee Bradley Baker

  • Andy Belanger

    Andy Belanger

    Comic book artist of WWE Comics, Kill Shakespeare, & Southern Cross
  • Joe Benitez

    Joe Benitez

    Creator of Lady Mechanika comic book. Artist for DC & Image Comics
  • Lesley-Ann Brandt

    Lesley-Ann Brandt

  • Andy Brase

    Andy Brase

    Comic Book Cover Artist for Dark Horse & DC Comics
  • Patricia L. Briggs

    Patricia L. Briggs

    Author of the Mercy Thompson and the Alpha and Omega urban fantasy series.
  • June Brigman

    June Brigman

    Amazing comics artist! Co-creator of Power Pack.
  • Ed Brisson

    Ed Brisson

    Comic book writer of Sheltered, The Field, The Mantle, and The Violent
  • Mark Brooks

    Mark Brooks

    World famous cover artist for Marvel and DC
  • Chuck Brown

    Chuck Brown

    Eisner and Ringo award-winning comic book writer
  • Jim Butcher

    Jim Butcher

    Author of the Dresden Files, Cinder Spires, Codex Alera
  • Tom Cavanagh

    Tom Cavanagh

  • Michael Cho

    Michael Cho

    Cho is a freelance cartoonist/illustrator who has drawn for publishers including Marvel, DC, Image, Boom, among others.
  • Christina Chong

    Christina Chong

  • Claudia Christian

    Claudia Christian

  • Emily Coutts

    Emily Coutts

  • Clayton Crain

    Clayton Crain

    Renowned comic book artist who's been in the industry for 25 years. 
  •  Cruxshadows


    The Crüxshadows is America's most popular and enduring dark-wave band.
  • Wilson Cruz

    Wilson Cruz

  • Shawn Crystal

    Shawn Crystal

    Comic Book Artist of Deadpool, Arkham Manor, and Mother Panic
  • Henry Ian Cusick

    Henry Ian Cusick

  • Luisa d'Oliveira

    Luisa d'Oliveira

  • Jordan Hinson Danger

    Jordan Hinson Danger

  • Matthew Davis

    Matthew Davis

  • Sam de la Rosa

    Sam de la Rosa

    Comic book artist best known for his work on Venom among other titles
  • Jeff Dekal

    Jeff Dekal

    Comic Book Cover Artist: Iron Fist, Journey Into Mystery, and Thanos
  • Grey DeLisle

    Grey DeLisle

  • Lucien Dodge

    Lucien Dodge

  • Tim Doyle

    Tim Doyle

    Talented illustrator and print-maker
  • Colin Ferguson

    Colin Ferguson

  • Dan Fogler

    Dan Fogler

  • Quincy Fouse

    Quincy Fouse

  • Stephan Franck

    Stephan Franck

     Writer, director, comic book creator. Head animator on Marvel's What If...? and the Iron Giant.
  • Chandra Free

    Chandra Free

    Writer/Artist of The God Machine graphic novel series, and co-founder of Machina Corpse
  • Bryan Scott Fyffe

    Bryan Scott Fyffe

    Illustrator featured in Dark Horse Comics & Disney galleries
  • Juan Gedeon

    Juan Gedeon

    Comic artist known for Venom and The Jurassic League
  • Gil Gerard

    Gil Gerard

  • Lauren German

    Lauren German

  • Mandip Gill

    Mandip Gill

  • Bill Golliher

    Bill Golliher

    Archie Comics artist and writer for the past 30 years
  • Celia Rose Gooding

    Celia Rose Gooding

  • Claudia Gray

    Claudia Gray

    New York Times bestselling author and graphic novelist
  • Erin Gray

    Erin Gray

  • Neil Grayston

    Neil Grayston

  • Stephen Green

    Stephen Green

    Comic artist for Sea of Stars. Has also worked on Hellboy and The B.P.R.D.Lobster Johnson
  • Sanford Greene

    Sanford Greene

    Award winning comics artist of Power Man & Iron Fist and Bitter Root
  • Bo Hampton

    Bo Hampton

    Comic Artist know for Swamp Thing, Viking Glory, Moon Knight, among many others.
  • Yaya Han

    Yaya Han

    Costume designer, model, and cosplay entertainer 
  • Scott Hanna

    Scott Hanna

    Top Comic Book Inker for DC & Marvel Comics
  • Richard Harmon

    Richard Harmon

  • Marcus Harvey

    Marcus Harvey

  • Jeff

    Jeff "Jeffro" Headlee

  • Phil Hester

    Phil Hester

    Comic Artist/Writer Green ArrowSwamp Thing, Brave New World, Flinch, and The Wretch
  • Willa Holland

    Willa Holland

  • Tini Howard

    Tini Howard

    Comic book writer best known for her work on X-Men, Excalibur, and Thanos
  • Ryan Hurst

    Ryan Hurst

  • Mark Jackson

    Mark Jackson

  • Georges Jeanty

    Georges Jeanty

    Eisner winning artist: Buffy, Angel, Batwoman, Star Wars The High Republic, The Mandalorian
  • Paul Jenkins

    Paul Jenkins

    Artist and illustrator
  • Gary Jones

    Gary Jones

  • Omri Katz

    Omri Katz

  • Jason Keith

    Jason Keith

    Eisner Award nominated color artist
  • Matt Kindt

    Matt Kindt

    Comic book writer/artist known for MIND MGMT, BRSRKR, Super Spy and more
  • Marty Krofft

    Marty Krofft

    Television creator and puppeteer best known for shows like H.R. PufnstufLand Of The Lost, and Sigmund & the Sea Monsters
  • Steven Krueger

    Steven Krueger

    Yellowjackets, Roswell, and The Originals
  • Emma Kubert

    Emma Kubert

    Talented Comics artist. Pandora (Frank Miller Presents) Radiant Pin
  • Mike Kunkel

    Mike Kunkel

    Award winning cartoonist. Creator of Herobear and the Kid.
  • Maurice LaMarche

    Maurice LaMarche

  • Phil LaMarr

    Phil LaMarr

  • Creees Lee

    Creees Lee

    Comics Cover Artist who has worked for Image, Dynamite, and Chapterhouse Comics
  • Jae Lee

    Jae Lee

    Eisner Winning artist: Inhumans, Dark Tower, Ozymandias, Batman/ Superman
  • Mindy Lee

    Mindy Lee

    Co-creator and artist of Bounty and the artist of Crimson Lotus
  • Ben Levin

    Ben Levin

  • Todd Lockwood

    Todd Lockwood

    Artist and illustrator
  • Joe

    Joe "Huckleberry" Lott

  • Caity Lotz

    Caity Lotz

  • Jacob

    Jacob "Buck" Lowe

  • Ant Lucia

    Ant Lucia

    Comic artist and creator of DC Comics Bombshells
  • David Mack

    David Mack

    Author/artist of Kabuki, writer of Daredevil
  • Peter Macon

    Peter Macon

  • Sam Maggs

    Sam Maggs

    Sam Maggs is a bestselling author of books, comics, TV, and video games.
  • Sean Maher

    Sean Maher

  • Nicole Maines

    Nicole Maines

  • Lee Majors

    Lee Majors

  • Jason Marsden

    Jason Marsden

  • Juwan Mass

    Juwan Mass

  • Eddie McClintock

    Eddie McClintock

  • Paul McGillion

    Paul McGillion

  • Katherine McNamara

    Katherine McNamara

  • William

    William "Willy" McQuillian

  • Mark Meer

    Mark Meer

  • Erica Mendez

    Erica Mendez

  • Kayli Mills

    Kayli Mills

  • Colby Minifie

    Colby Minifie

  • Nathan Mitchell

    Nathan Mitchell

  • Bob Morley

    Bob Morley

  • Anson Mount

    Anson Mount

  • Bill

    Bill "Wild Bill" Neff

  •  Nooligan


    Artist/Graphic Designer: DC Comics Artist Alley Collectibles
  • Cary Nord

    Cary Nord

    Comic Book Artist: Daredevil, Conan, Wonder Woman, and Dynamite Comics
  • Jody Lynn Nye

    Jody Lynn Nye

    Author of Rhythm of the ImperiumMoon TracksMyth-Fits among others.
  • David Nykl

    David Nykl

  • Katy O'Brian

    Katy O'Brian

  • Adrianne Palicki

    Adrianne Palicki

  • Ande Parks

    Ande Parks

    Comic Book Artist/Writer. Green Arrow, Union Station, and Capote in Kansas
  • Khary Payton

    Khary Payton

  • Ethan Peck

    Ethan Peck

  • Billie Piper

    Billie Piper

  • Carl J. Potts

    Carl J. Potts

    Former Executive Editor at Marvel Comics
  • Freddie Prinze Jr

    Freddie Prinze Jr

  • Ed Quinn

    Ed Quinn

  • Jesse Rath

    Jesse Rath

  • Aaron Reynolds

    Aaron Reynolds

    Author of Effin' Birds
  • Mark Russell

    Mark Russell

    GLAAD and Eisner Award-winning writer of Not All Robots, The Flintstones, Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles.
  • Matt Ryan

    Matt Ryan

  • Adam Savage

    Adam Savage

  • Robert J. Sawyer

    Robert J. Sawyer

    Author of FlashForward, Starplex, Factoring Humanity, Calculating God
  • Tracy Scoggins

    Tracy Scoggins

  • Andy Serkis

    Andy Serkis

  • Vinessa Shaw

    Vinessa Shaw

  • Michael Shelfer

    Michael Shelfer

    Comics artist for over 20 years! Dune: House Harkonnen, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Elvis the Graphic Novel
  • Dietrich O Smith

    Dietrich O Smith

    Prolific comic book artist known for Superman, Spiderman, and Shaft among others.
  • Dalen Spratt

    Dalen Spratt

  • Michael A. Stackpole

    Michael A. Stackpole

    New York Times best selling author of Rogue Squadron and I, Jedi.
  • Jewel Staite

    Jewel Staite

  • Kyle Starks

    Kyle Starks

    Comics Writer DC's Peacemaker Tries Hard, I Hate This Place, Where Monsters Lie, Marvel Unleashed, Rick and Morty
  • S. M. Stirling

    S. M. Stirling

    Author of The Sea Peoples, Black Chamber, The Sky-Blue Wolves
  • William Stout

    William Stout

    American fantasy artist and illustrator.
  • Sorah Suhng

    Sorah Suhng

    Comic book writer/artist.  Creator of Karnal Sin, Karnal Confessions, and Aurora.
  •  Sway


    Comic book artist on Star WarsBlack WidowWonder Woman, and Miles Morales among others
  • George Takei

    George Takei

  • Courtenay Taylor

    Courtenay Taylor

  • Eliza Taylor

    Eliza Taylor

  • Tasya Teles

    Tasya Teles

  • Frank Todaro

    Frank Todaro

  • Gina Torres

    Gina Torres

  • Adam Tsekhman

    Adam Tsekhman

  • Chris Uminga

    Chris Uminga

    Artist/Graphic Designer: DC Comics Artist Alley Collectibles
  • Carlos Valdes

    Carlos Valdes

  • Tru Valentino

    Tru Valentino

  • Sal Velluto

    Sal Velluto

    Amazing Comic artist know for Black Panther and Marc Spector: Moon Knight.
  • Aurelio Voltaire

    Aurelio Voltaire

    Aurelio Voltaire is a performer and media personality
  • Wade von Grawbadger

    Wade von Grawbadger

    Award winning comic book inker and illustrator.  Starman, Empress, Aquaman: The Becoming.
  • Lindsay Wagner

    Lindsay Wagner

  • Garrett Wang

    Garrett Wang

  • David Weber

    David Weber

    Author of the Honor Harrington series, Empire of Man, Oath of Swords
  • Billy West

    Billy West

  • Salli Richardson Whitfield

    Salli Richardson Whitfield

  • Robert Wilson

    Robert Wilson

    Co-creator and artist of Heartthrob, Knuckleheads and Like A Virus
  • Elijah Wood

    Elijah Wood

  • DB Woodside

    DB Woodside

  • Derek Yaniger

    Derek Yaniger

    Artist known for his mid-century modern designs and rockabilly-tiki vibes
  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

    Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

    2023 Literary Guest of Honor, Horror Grand Master, and Author of the Saint-Germain series.
  • Timothy Zahn

    Timothy Zahn

    Author of Star Wars books and Cobra, and Dragonback.
  • Jim Zub

    Jim Zub

    Comic Book Artist/Writer. Uncanny Avengers, Skullkickers, and Wayward
  • Chrissie Zullo

    Chrissie Zullo

    Cover artist: Archie, Vampirella, Fables. Designer: DC Comics Artist Alley


The following previously confirmed guests are unfortunately not able to attend this year’s Dragon Con.

  • Cristina Amaya
  • Jason Azevedo
  • Carlo Barberi
  • Julie Bell
  • Sweeney Boo
  • Bruce Boxleitner
  • Cullen Bunn
  • Chesya Burke
  • R. E. Carr
  • Corey Castellano
  • Elemental Cosplay
  • Robin Cutler
  • JC De La Torre
  • Rita De La Torre
  • Nicholas Eames
  • Brandon Richard Fibbs
  • Nathan Fillion
  • Ale Garza
  • Chris Gauthier
  • Thomas Gofton
  • Stephen Granade
  • Jen L. Grey
  • Clay Shepard Griffith
  • Susan Anna Griffith
  • Scott Grimes
  • Kira Hall
  • Marion G Harmon
  • Thomas Harper
  • Rick Heinz
  • Tiago Balgan Henriques
  • Greg Hildebrandt
  • Brian Hurtt
  • Richard Kadrey
  • Emily Stewart Lakdawalla
  • Lothlenan
  • Michael Mammay
  • Jonboy Meyers
  • James Minz
  • Rebecca Moesta
  • Rob Mulligan
  • Amy J. Murphy
  • Larry Niven
  • Richard Allen Partlow
  • Tyler Pelfrey
  • Gregory George Peters
  • Adam Pranica
  • Kelly Robinson
  • David S Shiffman
  • Van Siegling
  • Tom Smith
  • Sparkle Stache
  • Kyle Mackenzie Sullivan
  • Jessica Szohr
  • Jack Trammell
  • Daisy Viktoria
  • Benjamin Wallace
  • Holly West
  • Jodie Whittaker
  • Michael G. Williams
  • Sadie Witkowski