Guest List by Announcement Date

The Definitive Guide

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Dragon Con welcomes guests from around the globe – with new people announced all the time! Take a look at the inventive minds, luminaries, and celebrities you’ll be spending the weekend with.

Announced: 08/29/2021

  • Tahmoh Penikett

    Tahmoh Penikett starred as Lieutenant Karl "Helo" Agathon on the Emmy Nominated Sci Fi series Battlestar Galactica.  

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Announced: 08/26/2021

  • DJ Cotrona

    DJ Cotrona stars as Super Hero Pedro in the DC Comic franchise Shazam! and is currently filming the upcoming sequel, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, which will expand on his role in the franchise. 

  • Beth Patterson

    A one-woman, one-bouzouki show of songs spanning Celtic, Louisiana, parodies, snark, and surprise metal licks.

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Announced: 08/24/2021

  • Louis Gossett Jr.

    Louis Gossett, Jr. is an American actor known for his role in An Officer and a Gentleman. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was the first African-American male to win an Oscar in a supporting role. He's also in Enemy Mine, Iron Eagle and Stargate SG-1.

  • Ty Olsson

    Ty Olsson is the man in everything. He is best known for his role as Benny Lafitte the Vampire in Supernatural. He currently plays Nyko on CW's The 100. He has had great character roles on Battlestar Galactica, V, Eureka, Falling Skies, Continuum, Arrow, Dirk Gently, and iZombie

  • DJ Qualls

    DJ Qualls is one of the most recognizable actors working today. He has a huge fanbase of his roles including the movies Road Trip, The New Guy, The Core, and even Hustle and Flow. He has been an icon of TV with his roles on Supernatural and on ZNation.

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Announced: 08/20/2021

  • Wallis Day

    Wallis Day is an actress and former model. She is known Kate Kane in the second season of the TV series Batwoman.

  • Seth Gilliam

    Seth Gilliam is known for his work on Starship Troopers, The Wire, Teen Wolf, and The Walking Dead.

  • Camrus Johnson

    Camrus Johnson is an actor, director, and producer currently playing the role of Luke Fox in Batwoman. He has also starred in The Sun Is Also A Star and Grab My Hand: A Letter To My Dad

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Announced: 08/19/2021

  • Mister Richard

    DJ / VJ - Nightclub DJ and specialize in Science Fiction / Fantasy themed mixes (see Blade Runner and Tron Digital Frontier mixes for example)

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Announced: 08/18/2021

  • Erin P MacDonald

    Erin Macdonald (PhD, Astrophysics) is an internationally recognized space science expert, writer, speaker, and consultant. Her academic research background is in gravitational waves and general relativity. She currently lives in Los Angeles and is working as a writer and science consultant for the Star Trek franchise.

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Announced: 08/15/2021

  • Tyler Hoechlin

    Tyler Hoechlin is an actor. Initially earning recognition for starring as Michael Sullivan Jr. in the 2002 film Road to Perdition, Hoechlin is best known for portraying Derek Hale on Teen Wolf and Superman in the Arrowverse series Supergirl and Superman & Lois.

  • Nicole Kang

    Nicole Kang gained acclaim for her portrayal of Lynn Lieser on the Lifetime original TV series You. She later wrote, directed, and starred in her 2018 short film Jack and Jane. She can currently be seen in Batwoman playing Mary Hamilton.

  • Michael Latini

    Michael Latini’s puppetry career began in Bear in the Big Blue House Live, in 2001 and he's worked with many productions since then including Little Shop of Horrors, Avenue Q, Sesame Street, Walking with Dinosaurs LIVE, How to Train Your Dragon LIVE, The Muppets, Helpsters, & Saturday Night Live. 

  • Sam Littlefield

    Sam Littlefield is an actor, writer, producer, and director, featured in The CW series Batwoman, playing Mouse, a tortured, complex, and dynamic character and enemy of Batwoman. He's had memorable performances in hit series such as The Leftovers, Sharp Objects, NCIS,Good Behavior, and The After.

  • Rachel Skarsten

    Rachel Skarsten is an actress who is best known for her role as Dinah Lance on the television series Birds of Prey, Tamsin in Lost Girl, and Elizabeth I of England in Reign. She can currently be seen playing Alice/Beth Kane in Batwoman

  • Meagan Tandy

    Meagan Tandy is an actress and model. She is a former Miss California USA who placed as third runner-up at Miss USA 2007. As an actress, she had long-running roles in Jane by Design, Teen Wolf, Survivor's Remorse, and currently stars as Sophie Moore on The CW's Batwoman.

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Announced: 08/14/2021

  • Charlaine Harris

    Charlaine Harris , a true daughter of the South, has been writing for over thirty years. She has written four series, and two stand-alone novels, in addition to numerous short stories, novellas, and graphic novels. Her Sookie Stackhouse books are the basis of the HBO series True Blood.

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Announced: 08/11/2021

  • Noah Averbach-Katz

    Noah is an actor best known for his role as the Andorian “Ryn” on Star Trek: Discovery and as the Dungeon Master of #DiscoDoesDnD, a group composed of his fellow Trek actors. 

  • Karen Fukuhara

    Karen Fukuhara is best known for her roles as Tatsu Yamashiro / Katana in Suicide Squad and as Kimiko Miyashiro in the Amazon Prime original series The Boys. Fukuhara is also known for voicing roles in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power and Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts.

  • Sonequa Martin-Green

    Sonequa Martin-Green is a versatile actress who continues to evolve her impressive body of work with ground-breaking, complex roles and memorable performances across television, film and the stage.  Currently, Martin-Green stars as commander Michael Burnham, in the hit series, Star Trek: Discovery.

  • Mary Wiseman

    Mary is an actor best known for her current role as Sylvia Tilly on Star Trek: Discovery. She has also appeared in other theater, TV, and Film projects including Longmire, Baskets, and Room 104.

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Announced: 08/10/2021

  • Harvey Guillen

    Harvey Guillen is currently one of the leads in the new FX series dark comedy What We Do In The Shadows. Guillen previously appeared in The Magicians, Eye Candy, Huge, Little America, Room 104, The Good Place, Raising Hope, and more.

  • Mayhayley's Grave

    Southern gothic swing sensation, Mayhayley's Grave is a merry band of miscreants who bring a rockin' ragtime sound peppered with gypsy spirits. This big band hot jazz soundtrack of southern sin, hard livin', vigilante justice, and more than a touch of voodoo is dark and dance-able!

  • Zach McGowan

    Zach McGowan can recently be seen as King Roan on the CW Hit show The 100, Captain Charles Vane in the STARZ original series Black Sails, and Anton Ivanov in Agents of SHIELD.

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Announced: 08/09/2021

  • CAPT Mark McDonagh

    Mark McDonagh is a physicist and retired Navy submarine force Captain who has been running the National Security Decision Making Game since 1990. He lectures on contemporary geopolitical and military history topics, particularly emerging technology, WW II, early Cold War, nuclear testing, radiological and pandemic topics and submarine warfare history.

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Announced: 08/07/2021

  • The Black Amigo

    The Black Amigo (born Adriano Gomez) is not your average open format DJ. This versatile party-rocking general is the force the nightlife has been waiting for. 

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Announced: 08/05/2021

  • Laz Alonso

    Laz Alonso is known for playing Tsu'tey in James Cameron's Avatar and Fenix Calderon in Fast & Furious. Alonso has had roles in Jarhead, This Christmas, Miracle at St. Anna, and Detroit. Alonso can currently be seen in Amazon Prime Video's original series The Boys playing Mother's Milk.

  • Tomer Capon

    Tomer Capon has starred in popular Israeli exported television productions such as Hostages and the political thriller television series Fauda. In 2016 he was awarded an Ophir Award for Best Supporting Actor in One Week and a Day. He stars in When Heroes Fly and in the Amazon series The Boys.

  • J N Chaney

    J. N. Chaney is a USA Today Bestselling author and has a Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. He has published over 100 novels.

  • Jessie T. Usher

    Jessie T. Usher starred in the television series Survivor's Remorse and Level Up and in the movies Shaft and Independence Day: Resurgence. He is currently part of the main cast of Amazon Prime Video's original series The Boys, playing Reggie Franklin / A-Train.

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Announced: 08/04/2021

  • Jim Butcher

    Jim Butcher is the author of the Dresden Files, the Codex Alera, and a steampunk series, the Cinder Spires. His resume includes a laundry list of skills which were useful a couple of centuries ago, and he plays guitar quite badly.

  • Dominique McElligott

    Dominique McElligott is an Irish actress who has appeared as a series regular on Raw, Hell on Wheels, The Astronaut Wives Club, House of Cards, and The Last Tycoon. She can currently be seen playing Queen Maeve in Amazon Prime's The Boys

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Announced: 08/03/2021

  • Jack Grazer

    Jack Dylan Grazer is best known to fans for his role as Freddy Freeman in Shazam! and Eddie Kaspbrak in It.  Most recently he voiced Alberto in the 2021 Disney-Pixar film Luca.

  • J. Gonzo

    J. Gonzo is a Chicano Comicbook Artist best known as the writer and artist of his own title La Mano del Destino (self-published singles; collected edition – Image Comics) and the artist of La Voz de MAYO: Tata Rambo.

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Announced: 08/02/2021

  • Omid Abtahi

    Omid Abtahi is best known for his roles as Salim in Starz Original American Gods, Doctor Pershing in The Mandalorian on Disney+, Saleem Ulman in NCIS on Paramount+, and Homes in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â€" Part 2.

  • Juliana Harkavy

    Juliana Harkavy is known for her roles  in Dolphin Tale 1 and 2, To Write Love on her Arms, The Walking Dead, and Last Shift. She was a series regular on The CW superhero series Arrow, portraying Dinah Drake / Black Canary.

  • Diamond Dallas Page

    Diamond Dallas Page is an American retired professional wrestler, fitness instructor, motivational speaker, and actor. This appearance is brought to you by Plastic Empire (booth 2611), where he will be signing throughout the weekend.

  • Rob Retiano

    Penciler. Inker. Colorist. Rob Retiano is an all around illustrator with a love for comics and the drive to want to work in the industry since his childhood.  

  • Ricky Whittle

    In 2014, Ricky Whittle captivated audiences everywhere after appearing in The CW's post-apocalyptic drama The 100, playing the role of Lincoln, a "Grounder." Since then, he has played the protagonist and central character, Shadow Moon, in the STARZ television series American Gods.

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Announced: 08/01/2021

  • Alex Damon

    Alex Damon is the co-host of the YouTube channel Star Wars Explained. Their work has been featured on The Star Wars Show, Entertainment Weekly, Wired, USA Today, and more. Two years ago Alex won the Dragon Con Star Wars Trivia contest.

    trivia contest, and he'll always remember that as the day he peaked.

  • Mollie Damon

    Mollie Damon is the co-host of the YouTube channel Star Wars Explained. She and her husband, Alex, are professional nerds, and that's pretty neat! Their work has been featured on The Star Wars Show, Entertainment Weekly, Wired, USA Today, and more.

  • Nadia Hilker

    Nadia Hilker is known for her roles in Spring, The 100, and The Walking Dead

  • Raspberry Pie

    A nerd funk band with over 2 dozen con shows under their belt. Their show incorporates original nerd-funk music, classical ballet, acrobatics, break dancing, and plenty of audience participation.

  • Rekha Sharma

    Most widely known for her portrayal as Tory Foster on the Award winning series, Battlestar
    , Rekha has numerous television credits, including the re-imagined series V, Supernatural, Arrow, Smallville, Sanctuary, The 100, House, The Twilight Zone, and Star Trek Discovery. Film credits include The Core and Alien Vs. Predator: Requiem.

  • Vision Video

    Goth pop act hailing from Athens, Georgia with stylistic nods to gloomy pop bands like the Cure, Joy Division and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

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Announced: 07/31/2021

  • Tricia Helfer

    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 currently plays Goddess (also known as Charlotte Richards and "Mom") in FOX's TV series, Lucifer.

  • Sam Witwer

    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.  

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Announced: 07/29/2021

  • William Shatner

    William Shatner is an actor and novelist who gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk, 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.

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Announced: 07/28/2021

  • Drew Massey

    Drew Massey is the co-creator, co-executive producer, co-writer and lead actor (Evan) of The Barbarian and the Troll on Nickelodeon. With a career spanning three decades, he is a sought-after puppeteer, show creator and voice over actor at the top of his game.

  • Joe Rubinstein

    The first artist for Gambit, Elektra, and Apocolypse, Josef Rubinstein has inked more than 2,500 comic books in his career. Working with Dark Horse, Marvel, DC Comics and creating original fine art has brought him a diverse fandom, and an induction to the Joe Sinnott Inkwell Hall of Fame.

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Announced: 07/27/2021

  • Peter Capn' Cutler

    Peter Capn' Cutler works as a freelance artist and cartoonist for comics T-shirts, video games, movie concept designs and book illustrations. He's been a it for the last 30 years. Right now he's illustrating the comic Tiki Zombie and other projects for New Legend Productions.

  • Seamus Patrick Lonergan

    Animator, Art Director, Set Design, Prop Maker for Film and Television. Member of the Welcome to Anhedonia team .

  • Aurelio Voltaire

    Aurelio Voltaire is often described as a modern day renaissance man. He is a singer, performer, author, creator of comic books, films, animation, toys, and home decor.

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Announced: 07/26/2021

  • DJP

    Powerhouse 80s/90s/00s/EDM/Party DJ!

  • Hyperspace

    Hyperspace is an energetic Atlanta based Nerdy Pop Punk band who play songs about love and about their love of things geeky.

  • Paul Jenkins

    Paul Jenkins has been creating, writing, and building franchises for over 30 years in the graphic novel, film, and video game industries. Over the last two decades Paul has been instrumental in the creation and implementation of literally hundreds of world-renowned, recognizable entertainment icons.

  • Palmetto Knights

    The Palmetto Knights is a historic steel combat team that brings all of their sword clashing and live fighting to center stage. These European weapon and armor experts will expand your mind with their wide array of panels and then blow your mind with intense combat tournaments.

  • Tamara Robertson

    Tamara Robertson (Mythbusters) is an Engineer by Day, Superhero Scientist by Night. She Hosts the Maker Podcast Tinkering Belles and Youtube’s Maker Science, in Collaboration with Midnight Science Club.

  • DJ Spider

    Charlotte, NC based nerdy, geeky cosplayer and DJ with fingers in ebm, goth, industrial, synthpop, 80s, 90s, dance and filk, plus whatever else comes along. Really that tall.

  • Jamy Ian Swiss

    Jamy Ian Swiss is an internationally acclaimed sleight-of-hand artist, corporate speaker, and the author of six books. U.S. television appearances include repeat appearances on The Today Show and on The Late, Late Show. Penn & Teller call him, “James Bond with a deck of cards as a pistol!"

  • The Gothsicles

    Two man globetrotting gamer-goth electronaut animal-enthusiasts playing a high impact mix of dance beats and geek speak.

  • The Tomb Tones

    50s rock'n'roll collides with punk rock mania in The Tomb Tones' spook show bizarro! Dance the night away to hilarious hair-raising tunes about serial killer romance, monster beach parties, and taxidermy gone wrong!

  • V is for Villains

    V Is For Villains is taking covers from the 80s and performing them with a modern dark twist! Hear your favorite songs modernized with new energy. Costumes, lights video!

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Announced: 07/24/2021

  • Noemi Romero

    Noemi Romero is a traditional sculptor for maquettes and toy prototypes. She enjoys hand making all her pieces in clay, with includes armature building, sanding, molding, and casting. She has worked for Disney TV and DreamWorks TV, including developing the Dragon Con baby dragon resin toy prototype. 

  • Roy Wilkinson

    Dai-Shihan Roy Wilkinson has been training in Ninjutsu for over 40 years, and is one of the most senior Master Instructors of this art in the western world. He is ranked Judan Kugyo and is Chief Instructor of the Atlanta Bujinkan Dojo, the original Ninjutsu dojo in the Western Hemisphere.

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Announced: 07/23/2021

  • Chris Claremont

    Chris Claremont, best known for his work on Marvel's X-Men series. He created the characters Legion, The New Mutants, Dark Phoenix, Rogue, Gambit, Sabretooth, Kitty Pryde, and Mystique amongst many others. He has also written seminal characters such as Batman and Superman; originated Wolverine, The New Mutants, and Captain Britain.  Chris will appear on Fri - Sun.

  • Todd Haberkorn

    Todd Haberkorn has voiced roles in projects: Ben10, Ever After High, Fairy Tail, Hetalia, Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Pokemon, D. Gray Man, & more. As well as: Call of Duty Series, Persona
    series, World of Warcraft, Street Fighter IV, Ghostbusters, Silent Hill: Book of Memories, Borderlands 2
    , and Rage.

  • Samantha Inoue-harte

    Samantha Inoue-harte is an Entertainment Industry veteran. Her vfx work can be seen in Alita: Battle Angel, Fear the Walking Dead, Predators. Her voice is in anime & video games like: World of Warcraft, Star Wars The Old Republic. Her animation can be seen in Lilo&Stitch, Clerks

  • Naomi Romero

    Naomi Romero is a character design for animation and illustrator for childrens literature. She has worked for Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Sesame Workshop, Illumination Studios, Facebook, Spin Master, and more. Naomi is the current artist for the new baby dragon plush for Dragon Con. 

  • Eric P. Spana

    Eric Spana is a biology professor at Duke University specializing in genetics and molecular biology who explains the unusual and fantastic, and sometimes really bad science to the public.

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Announced: 07/22/2021

  • Christopher Eccleston

    Actor Christopher Eccleston is best known for his television and film work, which includes his role as the ninth incarnation of the Doctor in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, playing Pastor Matt Jamison in The Leftovers, and Malekith in Thor: Dark World. He will appear on Sunday only. 

  • Anthony Rapp

    Anthony Rapp is an actor and singer, best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in Rent. He is currently playing Lieutenant Paul Stamets CBS’s Star Trek: Discovery. Anthony also performed in the revival of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and the musical If/Then.


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Announced: 07/21/2021

  • Brian Urbanek

    Brian Urbanek is a professional video game designer and developer with 25 years of experience working on such titles as Call of Duty and XCOM2, as well as many others. 

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Announced: 07/19/2021

  • Joanna Estep

    Joanna Estep is the critically acclaimed illustrator of such titles as Fantastic Four, X-Men, New Mutants, (Marvel), Bitch Planet (Image), Death Head (Dark Horse), and The Thrilling Adventure Hour (Boom!/Archaia). Her work has earned her the S.P.A.C.E. Prize, and nominations for Eisner and Harvey awards.

  • Lothlenan

    Lothlenan (Andrea Tamme) is an international illustrator known for her depictions of classical artwork and pop culture.

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Announced: 07/18/2021

  • Black Sunshine

    Worldwide DJ known for bringing the party in any format! Resident at the Mos Eisley Cantina, touring DJ for Hotblack Desiato and Disaster Area, coming all the way from Nairobi to rock the DragonCon crowds! Allons-y!

  • DC Douglas

    Actor and voice over talent, DC Douglas, is best known as the voice of Albert Wesker in the Resident Evil franchise, Legion in Mass Effect 2 & 3, Chase in Transformers: Rescue Bots, as well as countless film & TV shows, most recently Sharknado 2.

  • Lyon Forrest Hill

    Lyon Hill specializes in making marionette puppets for stage and paper puppets for video. He is the Artistic Director of the Columbia Marionette Theatre in Columbia, SC.

  • LDOD

    LDOD 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.

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Announced: 07/16/2021

  • Andy Brase

    Andy Brase has done art for many titles including Magic the Gathering (Kaldheim and more), Predator, Star Wars, Punisher, Doctor Strange, Assassin's Creed, DragonAge, Swamp Thing, Dark Sun, Kull, Spider-Man, Hulk, Daredevil, The Darkness and more, including book covers for stories by George RR Martin & Neil Gaiman.

  • Carlos Ferro

    Carlos Ferro provides the voice for Dominic Santiago and Miran Trescu in the Gears of War series. He is also the voice of Leonardo da Vinci for Assassins Creed and Michael Corleone for Godfather the Video Game.

  • Frenchy and the Punk

    Eclectic genre-bending New York Cabaret Rock Duo w/french born singer and veteran punk rock guitarist. Sultry powerful vocals, live looped raucous guitar riffs, named top 25 duos in America by Yahoo Music. A rollicking two person powerhouse. Fun with a capital F!

  • Guitarmy of One

    The one-man Electro-Acoustic Spy Rock Surf Noir guitar instrumental act that is Frenchy and The Punk's own Rock N' Roll Road Warrior, Scott Helland.

  • Hawthorn & Holly

    Hawthorn & Holly are a pop punk band that plays songs about Harry Potter. Started in 2007, these wizards hail from Charlotte, NC.

  • Carl Potts

    Carl Potts was an Executive Editor at Marvel Comics, overseeing 1/3 of Marvel's publications. He is best known for Punisher War Journal, Alien Legion, and for writing The DC Comics Guide to Creating Comics:Inside the Art of Visual Storytelling. He is a Professor at the School of Visual Arts.

  • MuscleNerdz Prime

    Jerold "Jerry" Peacock is a co-founder of the MuscleNerdz group which is dedicated to promoting fitness, bodybuilding and healthy living in the Geek/Nerd communities.

  • Mark Simon

    Mark Simon, the Godfather of Storyboarding, has amassed over 5,000 credits, including Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Black Lightning, and Woody Woodpecker and has also authored 13 books.

  • Samantha Smith

    Samantha Smith is best known as Mary Winchester in the wildly popular show, Supernatural, which recently celebrated its 300th episode. Smith has been a recurring character for multiple seasons. She has also had guest appearances on Rizzoli & Isles and Criminal Minds. Her film work includes Jerry Maguire and Transformers.

  • Amanda Stockton

    Amanda Stockton is an Associate Professor at Georgia Tech. Her research focuses on development of equipment for extreme environments, including high-impact space missions, and field deployment to Martian analogue regions.

  • Sorah Suhng

    Sorah Suhng has been a contributing artist to the comic book industry since 2007. She is owner and creator of Karnal Sin and the popular Karnal Confessions series, as well as the Aurora comic book series .

  • The Faithful Sidekicks

    The Faithful Sidekicks are an award-winning comedic geek rock duo who write and perform original catchy geeky songs about gaming, technology and sci-fi. With songs ranging from indie-rock about Pandemic to love songs written in SQL Code, these multi-Pegasus nominated artists have something fun for every kind of fan.

  • Bonnie Wright

    From 2001 to 2011, Bonnie Wright played Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter series, where she
    developed an interest in directing. She went on to received a BA in Film and Television from London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London., Wright’s production company, BonBonLumière, was founded in 2012.

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Announced: 07/15/2021

  • Kent Colin Boersma

    Kent is an animator, puppet fabricator and puppeteer. He works with Big Howl Studios and has worked for Welcome to Anhedonia, BlackStar Live, All Ages Productions, and The Josh Jones Group.

  • Carolina Ravassa

    Carolina Ravassa is the voice of Sombra in Overwatch. She also worked on RDR2, GTA5, Max Payne 3, and Just Cause 4. She's been on The Affair and Mr. Robot, and does voices in cartoons for Disney, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, and Netflix.

  • Fred Tatasciore

    One of the #1 Video Game voices in the world, Fred Tatasciore is the animated voice of the Hulk since 2008. He has done over 30 episodes of The Family Guy and American Dad. His IMDB page lists over 450 credits, including Soldier: 76 in Overwatch.

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Announced: 07/14/2021

  • Andy Price

    Since issue 1, Andy Price has been lead pencil/ink artist for the incredibly successful My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic comic from IDW Publishing. Other work includes Writing/art for John Carpenter's Tales For a Halloween Night, Adventure Time, Star Trek, DC and Marvel licensing.

  • Merle S Robinson

    Merle Robinson is the lead wargame designer for the National Security Decision Making Game with broad DoD experience in information technology, analysis, and process improvement projects.

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Announced: 07/13/2021

  • Kathleen Coleman

    Kathy Coleman starred on the NBC Saturday morning television series Land Of The Lost. Coleman’s
    trademark was her blonde braids, and unforgettable red and white checkered shirt. Coleman won the hearts of many children with her courageous role as “Holly Marshall”.

  • Andrew M Coppola

    Andrew is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, comedian, and friend to puppets. He is a writer and actor in the punk rock puppet show, Welcome to Anhedonia LIVE.

  • Chuck Dorsett

    Chuck Dorsett has been a hobbyist and professional leathercrafter for over 30 years and his work has appeared in a number of motion pictures, television series, and theatrical productions.

  • Wesley Eure

    Wesley Eure has an extensive background as an author, television writer, producer, performer, plus a stage and television director. Eure starred in Days Of Our Lives (Michael Horton), Land of the Lost
    (Will Marshall), authored five books, co-developed PBS’ Dragon Tales, and he hosted Finders Keepers

  • Kevin A Gallagher

    Kevin Gallagher is an independent film/video producer based out of Philadelphia, PA. Executive Producer Webseries Welcome To Anhedonia.  Founding member of Big Howl Productions.

  • Matthew Hawkins

    Matthew Hawkins is a maker, paper toy artist and illustrator. Matt weaves humor and energy into bold, whimsical art for humorous and often surprising results. His work has been shown in galleries and exhibitions from Disneyland to Tokyo. He has made work Disney, DC, Nickelodeon, Nintendo, Sega and WWE.

  • Jess-O-Lantern

    Jess-O-Lantern is a spooky songstress! She is acoustic horrorpunk with a a graveyard! She has performed at conventions such as Dragon Con, Horror Hound Weekend, and more, and shared the stage stage with spooky songwriters such as Aurelio Voltaire and Argyle Goolsby. To Jess-O-Lantern, EVERY DAY IS HALLOWEEN!

  • Bernadette Johnson

    Bernadette Johnson is the author of The Big Book of Spy Trivia, covering espionage history from ancient to modern times. She has also written over fifty tech articles for

  • Kevin Joseph Kelly

    Director/Writer/Performer/Designer and co-creator of underground cult puppet show Welcome to Anhedonia. Along with creative partner and super mega pal Paul Triggiani they make up the production team Big Howl.

  • Marquis Of Vaudeville

    The group is known the world over for their progressive, carnival-esque, punk-cabaret stylings, fusing timeworn elements of the old world with newfangled innovation, a sound they've dubbed 'melodic mischief' due to the music's mysterious, yet playful nature.

  • Roxanne Starr

    Roxanne Starr is a graphic designer/comic book letterer, best known for being a pioneer of computer lettering specifically created for comics. 

  • Paul Triggiani

    Paul Triggiani is a writer, producer, director and performer and part of production team Big Howl (with creative partner and super mega pal Kevin Kelly). Triggiani is co-creator of the cult puppet show Welcome to Anhedonia.

  • Valentine Wolfe

    Valentine Wolfe is a neoclassical metal/gothic ambient duo consisting of soprano, solo double bass, and prepared electronics. Inspired by seances, post-mortem photography, and gothic literature, their most recent release is 2020’s Only Gossamer My Gown, a celebration of the macabre works of Emily Dickinson.

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Announced: 07/12/2021

  • Darrell C Hazelrig

    Darrell C. Hazelrig is an award-winning filmmaker based in Atlanta, GA. In 2020, during the COVID pandemic, Hazelrig joined with old friend Eric Fullerton to create the wildly popular YouTube channel Eric and Darrell.

  • Darrell F Maloney

    Darrell Maloney is passionate about 3D printing and all things related to prop making. Maloney has started TheBrokenNerd YouTube channel as a way to share his passion.

  • Jamie Tyndall

    Jamie Tyndall is a comic pin-up artist and comic creator.

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Announced: 07/11/2021

  • Jay Boyce

    Jay Boyce is the author of A Touch of Power series published with Mountaindale Press. She is an editor-turned-author who also spends her time working with deaf students.

  • Matt Lesniewski

    Matt Lesniewski is the Eisner nominated creator of The Freak and artist on books like Crimson Flower, Static and more.

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Announced: 07/06/2021

  • John Romita, Jr.

    John Romita Jr. is best known for his extensive work for Marvel Comics from the 1970s to the 2010s, including Spiderman and X-Men.  He also co-created Kick Ass and Hit Girl

  • Emily Swallow

    Emily Swallow is best known as The Armorer in Disney+'s The Mandolorian and as Amara aka The Darkness in Supernatural. She also appears in SEAL Team, The Last of Us Part 2, Castlevania and others.

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Announced: 07/05/2021

  • Robert Chapin

    Robert is a multi-hyphenate actor, writer, director, vfx artist, stuntman, fight choreographer, and swordsman with starring roles in Ring of Steel, Dragon Fury and The Hunted

  • Estelle

    Grammy award winner singer/songwriter Estelle achieved mainstream success in the U.S. with her single “American Boy” featuring Kanye West. However, fans of Cartoon Network recognize her as the voice of Garnet, the leader of the Crystal Gems in the insanely popular Steven Universe series.

  • Madaug Kenyon

    Intense gamer, former teacher and current mastermind of all around mayhem, Madaug Kenyon first started writing in grade school, on his mother's walls, and has since become a bestselling author.

  • Deedee Magno Hall

    Deedee Magno Hall is currently the voice of Pearl on Cartoon Network’s Emmy nominated series, Steven Universe and Snuggs the hedgehog in Doc McStuffins. Hall's resume boasts and extensive list of credits including theater performances, TV and film appearances, and voice recordings.

  • Jennifer Paz

    Jennifer Paz is the voice of Lapis on Steven Universe. She is an award-winning musical stage actor and concert-er with Broadway, regional, and international tour credits, including Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Flower Drum Song, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, to name a few.

  • Mark Pellegrino

    Mark Pellegrino is an actor of film and television. He is best known for his work as Lucifer in Supernatural, Paul Bennett in Dexter, Jacob in Lost, and as Bishop in Being Human. He also recurred in the role of Clayton Haas in the ABC thriller Quantico.

  • Grace Rolek

    Grace Rolek is best known for playing Connie on Cartoon Network’s hit show Steven Universe. You may have heard her voice as many characters including Marlene in Final Fantasy VII, Louise in Lou and Lou: Safety Patrol, and Lucy van Pelt in Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown.

  • Jon St. John

    Best known to fans as the voice of Duke Nukem, Jon St. John has brought life to countless characters for games including DoTA2, Guild Wars2, World of Warcraft, Sonic Adventures, Call of Cthulhu, Half Life, Star Trek: Online, Counterstrike: GO, and more, working with industry leaders and independent developers worldwide.

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Announced: 07/01/2021

  • A.C. Charania

    Global innovator turning advanced concepts into reality; involved in recent aerospace revolutions ranging from small satellites, launch vehicles, hypersonics, and human/robotic exploration

  • Talloolah Love

    Talloolah Love is an internationally recognized burlesque performer, producer, and educator. A teacher, part owner, and performer at The Atlanta School of Burlesque, and the Award Winning Candybox Revue. 

  • Michael Rosenbaum

    Michael Rosenbaum has displayed his versatility as an actor by tackling diverse roles. Equally adept at comedy and drama, he has played characters ranging from a transvestite to a crazed fraternity boy to Lex Luthor. 

  • Laura Vandervoort

    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 also starred as Lisa on the ABC series V.

  • Tom Welling

    Tom Welling is an  actor, director, and producer who best known for playing Clark Kent/Superman on the long-running television series Smallville. Welling can recently been seen playing the role of Marcus Pierce in the third season of Lucifer.

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Announced: 06/29/2021

  • ChelseaBytes

    ChelseaBytes is a Role-playing Costume-wearing Anime-loving Tech enthusiast who is putting a spin on what it means to be a nerd. 

  • Jeff Ello

    Jeff Ello (aka "jello") is a filmmaker/technologist with an encyclopedic knowledge of the latest technology and techniques for independent filmmakers and CG artists. He develops solutions that power high-volume video production facilities, real-time visual effects and live streaming.

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Announced: 06/28/2021

  • Madison J Cripps

    Madison J. Cripps became a professional puppeteer in 2006 while working on a small farm in Western MA. Cripps was awarded an UNIMA citation of excellence in puppetry 2014. Not your grandma's puppet show. (though she is welcome)

  • Jim Cummings

    Jim Cummings has done scores of voices from Winnie the Pooh (and Tigger too!) to Darkwing Duck! This includes voice over work in hundreds of television and radio commercials, movie trailers, promos, and videogames.

  • Georges Jeanty

    Georges Jeanty is an Eisner winner and NY Times best selling artist for the critically acclaimed Buffythe Vampire Slayer. His art can be seen at Marvel on Xtinction, Captain America and Man-Slaughter to name just a few. He is also working on Disney’s Star Wars:The High Republic series. 

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Announced: 06/27/2021

  • Zachary Levi

    One of the most respected actors of his generation, Zachary Levi has become known for his captivating on screen presence. He is known for his roles in the fan-favorites Chuck, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Tangled, Thor: the Dark World, and as the titular character in the highly-anticipated movie Shazam!

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Announced: 06/26/2021

  • Brobdingnagian Bards

    The Brobdingnagian Bards are back for a Dragon Con reunion! They take traditional Irish and Scottish folk songs, mix it up with Lord of the Rings music to create a unique brand of Celtic Filk.

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Announced: 06/25/2021

  • Jamie Bamber

    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

  • James Callis

    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.

  • Edward James Olmos

    Edward James Olmos is well known for his role as Admiral William Adama in Battlestar Galactica.

  • Michael Trucco

    Michael Trucco is best known for his role as Samuel Anders in Battlestar Galactica.

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Announced: 06/24/2021

  • Ronald Edward Daniels

    Ronald "Ron" Daniels is an attorney who handles consumer right litigation.

  • Felicia Day

    Felicia Day is a professional actress who has appeared in numerous shows and films, including Buffy, Eureka, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, The Guild, Dragon Age, Supernatural, and many more. She currently stars in the revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Netflix.

  • Matthew Lewis

    Matthew Lewis rose to fame as Neville Longbottom in all eight Harry Potterâ„¢ films. He went on to star in Wasteland and was in the recent film adaptation of Me Before You. Matthew’s TV credits include Bluestone 42, The Syndicate, Ripper Street and Happy Valley.

  • Ross Marquand

    Ross Marquand is an American actor that has appeared on film, stage, and television. He is best known for portraying the role of Aaron on The Walking Dead. His voice acting talents can be heard in the likes of Robot Chicken, Family Guy, and American Dad.

  • James Minz

    James Minz has worked in genre publishing for more than 25 years, first at Tor for more than a decade, then briefly at Del Rey, until finally, on the centennial of Robert A. Heinlein’s birth, landing at Baen Books, where he is currently Executive Editor and Subsidiary Rights Director.

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Announced: 06/23/2021

  • Jess Harnell

    Named by the entertainment industry’s Variety magazine as one of the top ten voice actors in the business, the Emmy-nominated Jess Harnell is truly one of the best and busiest. He is perhaps best known as Wakko Warner on the Animaniacs.

  • Maurice LaMarche

    Voted “Most Likely To Be Someone Else” by his high school classmates, Maurice LaMarche has been doing character voices and impressions since his childhood. Dragon Con fans love him as The Brain on Animaniacs, Pinky and The Brain and for Futurama, where he does over 70 regular voices.

  • Rob Paulsen

    Emmy award winning Rob Paulsen voices some of the most well-known characters of all time, including Yakko Warner and Pinky (of Pinky and The Brain) on the Animaniacs, Raphael/Donatello the TMNT, Arthur in The Tick, the title role in The Mask, Carl Wheezer in Jimmy Neutron  and many more!

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Announced: 06/22/2021

  • Devon M Chulick

    Devon Chulick is the cofounder and COO of StartPlaying.Games, the largest site dedicated to finding Game and Game Masters for any system and platform.

  • Bryan Scott Fyffe

    Bryan Fyffe is a commercial illustrator focused on works rich in color and steeped in dark atmosphere. His work has been featured in publications from Dark Horse Comics to the galleries of Disney. He lives and works in Kansas City.

  • Henry Hanks

    Henry Hanks has written about geek culture for sites such as, and He has participated in Dragon Con panels for 20 years.

  • Isabelle Hardesty

    Isabelle Hardesty has always woven her love of magic and nature into her books. Her most recent novel is The Witch of Belle Fleur. 

  • Jon R Osborne

    Jon R. Osborne is a science fiction and fantasy author from Indianapolis. His second book in The Milesian Accords trilogy, “A Tempered Warrior”, was a 2018 Dragon Awards finalist for Best Fantasy Novel. 

  • Chris Schweizer

    Chris Schweizer is the artist and co-creator of the Skybound series 6 Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton. He has written and drawn the graphic novels The Roanoke Colony: America's First Mystery, Fix a Car!, The Creeps series, and The Crogan Adventures series, and also produces the art for SCHWEIZERCRAFT wooden ornaments.

  • Melissa Simpson

    Melissa Simpson is the Executive Director of the nonprofit Film Impact Georgia and also works for Eventive, a virtual streaming platform for independent film. She has worked for many film festivals across the state of Georgia and is heavily involved in the Atlanta film community.

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Announced: 06/21/2021

  • Samantha Avila

    Samantha Avila is an Art Director working on top tier projects in Hollywood. She has worked on numerous genres ranging from the familiar to the fantastic.

  • J.M. Dragunas

    J.M. Dragunas is a freelance illustrator currently working on his creator owned book L.C. Noir. He is best known for his contributions to the Little Nemo anthology, the 1001 Knights anthology, and for being the illustrator for Harry Potter: A Cinematic Gallery.

  • Rebecca Huguet

    Rebecca is a theatrical costume technician and designer. She currently works for Alabama State University as the Costume Shop Manager. 

  • Shellie Schmals

    Shellie Schmals is the VP of Programming for Women in Film & Television Atlanta, Film Programming Manager at the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, and emcee for burlesque/talent shows.

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Announced: 06/20/2021

  • Chris Donio

    Chris is a Key Specialty Costumer for Film and TV. His most recently work being Falcon & Winter Soldier, Hawkeye and currently working on Shazam 2 .

  • Jeff Lee Hubbs