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.

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  • Omid Abtahi

    Amid Abtahi has played Salim in American Gods and Dr. Pershing in The Mandalorian on Disney+.  He can also been seen playing Saleem Ulman in NCIS on Paramount+, and Homes in Hunger Games: Mockingiay - Part 2.

  • Russ Adams

    Russ Adams is an award-winning special effects artist familiar to audiences for his work on Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, the highly-rated SyFy Channel reality series. Also known for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End50 First Dates, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, and Juarez 2045.

  • Jarrod Carl Alberich

    Jarrod Alberich is the creator of his own original comic book, Hamilton vs. Burr: A Werewolf Tale. He is the writer for Z2 Comics, a trading card artist for Marvel Comics & UpperDeck, cover artist & inker for White Rocket Books, and a US Air Force combat veteran.

  • Ian Alexander

    Ian Alexander is known for their roles as Buck Vu on The OA, Lev in The Last of Us Part II, and Gray Tal on Star Trek: Discovery.

  • Robert Allsopp

    Allsopp's career in costumes and props, film, TV, and theatre has spanned over 30 years, and includes work on franchises such as Doctor Who and Star Wars. He is currently involved the next season of the Apple TV series Silo, the Ridley Scott film Gladiator 2 , and the next season of The Witcher.

  • Brian D. Anderson

    Brian Anderson is the bestselling fantasy author of The Godling Chronicles, Dragonvein, The Sorcerer's Song, Akiri (with co-author Steven Savile), and is currently writing short fiction in the Conan the Barbarian Universe. His books have sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide and his audio books are perennially popular.

  • Curt Anderson

    Curt Anderson is a professional magician and speaker. He has performed across the country, around the world, and on world-wide television. His brand of performance is a fusion of magic, mental feats & physical stunts that will leave you wondering what is real and what is magic.

  • Kevin J. Anderson

    Kevin J. Anderson has published 170+ books, more than 58 of which have been national or international bestsellers. He has written numerous novels in the Star Wars, X-Files, and Dune universes, as well as a unique steampunk fantasy trilogy, Clockwork Angels, with Neil Peart, legendary drummer from Rush.

  • Connor Elias Andrade

    Connor Elias Andrade stars as Baby Grizz on We Baby Bears and Toddler Groot in Spider-Man: Maximum Venom. Other work: Duck & Goose, Eureka, Deer Squad, Casagrandes, Baby Shark's Space Adventure, The Conan O'brien Show, Superwings, The Big Wish, Sam Sam, and the Trolls 2 short Tiny Diamond Goes Back To School.

  • Dino Andrade

    You will know voice actor Dino Andrade from My Dad The Bounty Hunter, Eva The Owlett, We Baby Bears, Loud House, Chickenhare And The Hamster Of Darkeness, Bidoof's Big Stand, New Looney Tunes, Sofia The First, Vampirina, Minecraft Legends, WoW, Batman Arkham Asylum, Evil Dead, Wasteland 3, and Star Trek Online, etc.

  • Cooper Andrews

    Cooper Andrews appeared in the first three seasons of Halt and Catch Fire.  Andrews also appeared as the Kingdom's Jerry on The Walking Dead. Most recently, Andrews has drawn praise for his portrayal of foster father Victor Vasquez in the SHAZAM! movies. Andrews has also worked behind the camera as boom operator, stunt coordinator and assistant director.

  • Jon Armstrong

    Jon stars in the NetFlix's Magicians: Life in the Impossible. You have seen him amaze on The Today Show, cause Penn on CW's Penn and Teller's Fool Us to exclaim his act as “the most original I've ever seen!”, and wow Jay Leno on The Tonight Show.

  • Eric R. Asher

    Eric R. Asher is the author of over 30 titles, including the Vesik urban fantasy series and the YA steampunk series, Steamborn. He is currently living in St. Louis, Missouri, where the local folklore often finds its way into his Mason Dixon: Monster Hunter rural fantasy series.

  • Sean Astin

    Sean Astin is an actor, director, producer, activist, writer, husband, and father. He's demonstrated his ability to share his heart with the world through iconic roles Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, the title character of Rudy, Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Bob Newby in Stranger Things 2, roles that epitomize determination and loyalty.

  • Dane Ault

    Dane Ault is the artist behind Monkey Minion Press, an art company he runs with his wife and business partner, Ashlie Hammond. Monkey Minion Press has been publishing art books, kid's books, and all manner of POPaganda, science, and space-related art prints and posters for over a decade.

  • Andrew Aydin

    Andrew Aydin is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award winner. Andrew is co-author with Rep. John Lewis of March and Run, co-writer of The March, VR experience for TIME Inc, and has written characters such as Captain America and Batman for Marvel and DC Comics.

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  • Dee Bradley Baker

    Dee Bradley Baker is one of the most versatile and sought after A-list voice actors working today. His voice is seemingly everywhere, featured in literally hundreds of television shows, movies and top video games, including American Dad, Phineas and Ferb , and Clone Wars. 

  • Andy Belanger

    Andy Belanger works as a freelance cartoonist/illustrator. He does work in the mainstream comic market, plus a wide variety of work for the Canadian Film and Television industry. In the mainstream comic market, Belanger has worked for such comic publishers as D.C. Comics, Wildstorm, Devil's Due, and Boom! 

  • Joe Benitez

    Joe Benitez is the creator, writer, and artist of the steampunk graphic novel series Lady Mechanika. His previous work has included art duties on hit comic books such as Titans, JLA, Supergirl, and Superman/Batman for DC Comics; Weapon Zero, The Darkness, and Magdalena for Image Comics; and Soulfire for Aspen Comics.

  • Paul Bettany

    Bettany gained popularity appearing in Gangster No. 1A Knight's Tale, and A Beautiful Mind. He was nominated for a BAFTA for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. He is best known for his roles as J.A.R.V.I.S. and Vision in the MCU, including WandaVision, for which he garnered a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

  • Dr. John Bradford

    Dr. John Bradford is Chief Executive Officer and Principal Engineer for SpaceWorks Enterprises in Atlanta. He is an expert in the human exploration of space, hypersonics, and the commercial space industry. He is a thought leader and strong advocate for developing human stasis capabilities for space flight.

  • Lesley-Ann Brandt

    Lesley-Ann Brandt is known for her breakout role as Naevia in Spartacus, as Lamia in The Librarians, Copperhead in Gotham, and Mazikeen in Lucifer.

  • Andy Brase

    Andy Brase has done art for many titles including Magic the Gathering (Kaldheim, Midnight Hunt), 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 and Neil Gaiman.

  • Jennie Breeden

    Jennie Breeden is the creator of the journal webcomic The Devil's Panties which she had been posting daily since 2001.

  • Patricia L. Briggs

    Patricia Briggs is the #1 NYT Best Selling Author of both the Mercy Thompson series and the Alpha and Omega series. She lives near the Tri-Cities and often plays truant from her keyboard in favor of her ever growing herd of Arabian horses.

  • June Brigman

    June Brigman has enjoyed a long and varied career as a cartoonist, drawing such comic book titles as Alpha Flight, Supergirl, and Star Wars. She is the co-creator (with Louise Simonson) of the Power Pack series from Marvel Comics, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2024

  • Ed Brisson

    Ed Brisson is a comic book writer who first started to garner attention with his self-published crime series Murder Book and the crime/time-travel thriller series Comeback. He's written and co-created four other series published by Image: Sheltered, The Field, The Mantle and The Violent.

  • Mark Brooks

    Mark Brooks is a world famous cover artist for Marvel and DC Comics. He's worked on such titles as Secret Empire and Han Solo, as well as being featured on A+X, Amazing Spider-ManUltimate Spider-ManUltimate X-MenGuardians of the GalaxyAvengers, and many more.  Mark's current and upcoming work includes, Immortal X-Men, Spawn, Spawn Scorched, and King Spawn

  • Chuck Brown

    Chuck Brown is an Eisner and Ringo award-winning comic book writer. He is the current writer for Aquamen.  He has written Bitter Root (co-creator), The Punisher, Black Panther, and Wolverine. He is also the writer and creator of the Quiet Kind and On the Stump

  • Madi Buckingham

    Madi Buckingham is a Historian on the Lore Team within Story & Franchise Development at Blizzard Entertainment. In the last five years, Madi has contributed to over 50 publications and 15 game credits crossing the universes of Diablo, Overwatch, StarCraft, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm.

  • Bob Burden

    Eisner Award winning artist, graphic novelist, screenwriter and Atlanta native Bob Burden is the creator of the world's first surrealist superhero Flaming Carrot and Atlanta's first comic book superhero. A founding member of the insurgent 80s New-Wave indy comic revolution, Burden's Mysterymen comic series was turned into a major film.

  • Erik Burnham

    Erik Burnham is a Minnesotan writer and artist, best known for a decade-long run writing IDW's critically acclaimed Ghostbusters books, the web-comic Downside, and for being a generally awkward individual. Erik is currently writing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Saturday Morning Adventures.

  • Greg Burnham

    Greg Burnham is a writer based in Norcross, Georgia. He and artist Marcus Williams teamed to produce two children's books, and then in 2016 decided to jump back into comics, producing the very successful indie sci-fi action-adventure Tuskegee Heirs. As part of the Milestone initiative, he's worked on a couple DC Comic properties.

  • Jeff Burns

    Jeff Burns is the creator of superhero comedy series Super Knocked Up and the host of improv comedy show Super Geeked Up. He's also a sci-fi/fantasy author, contributing to anthologies and penning over thirty Riley Rose Erotica books when he's not traveling the galaxy with Spike Spiegel and Faye Valentine.

  • Jim Butcher

    Jim Butcher is the author of the Dresden Files, the Codex Alera, and his new steampunk series, the Cinder Spires. His resume includes a laundry list of skills which were useful a couple of centuries ago. He is also an avid gamer, and LARPs whenever he can make time for it.

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  • Jessica Cage

    Jessica Cage is an International Award Winning, and USA Today Best Selling Author from Chicago, IL. She is an independent publisher who focuses on writing strong characters of color in fantasy. Jessica recently signed with Webtoon to produce exclusive content for their new reading app, Yonder.

  • Jack Campbell

    Jack Campbell (John G. Hemry), retired US Navy officer, writes the New York Times best-selling Lost Fleet series, Genesis Fleet series, Lost Stars series, and steampunk meets high fantasy Pillars of Reality series. His latest books are Implacable, The Empress of the Endless Sea trilogy, and the Corsair comic series.

  • Mike Capps

    Dr. Mike Capps is CEO of Diveplane, dedicated to keeping the humanity in AI. He's best known for a legendary career in video game development, as an executive, writer, designer, and lead programmer on video games like Gears of War, Fortnite, and Unreal Tournament; and co-designing the new Marvel Multiverse TTRPG.

  • Tom Cavanagh

    Golden Globe-nominated actor/director Tom Cavanagh can be seen acting in and directing Warner Bros.' The Flash (2014) on the CW. In addition to his current series, Cavanagh has extensive television, film and theatre credits including Scrubs, Legends of Tomorrow, and Arrow.

  • Ming Chen

    Ming Chen is most well known for being one of the stars of AMC's Comic Book Men as well as a longtime collaborator of filmmaker Kevin Smith. He can most recently be seen in Clerks III and is the unofficial mayor of The Clermont Lounge in Atlanta.

  • Michael Cho

    Michael Cho is a freelance cartoonist/illustrator based in Toronto. Cho has drawn a few stories and a large variety of covers for publishers including Marvel, DC, Image, Boom and others. His first graphic novel, Shoplifter, was published by Pantheon and debuted on the New York Times Best Seller List.

  • Christina Chong

    Christina Chong can be seen in Monroe, Line of Duty, Halo: Nightfall, Black Mirror, Doctor Who, and 24: Live Another Day. She currently plays the role of La'an Noonien-Singh in the series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

  • Claudia Christian

    Actress-Activist-Writer Claudia Christian has been in the TV and film industry for 40 years. She is best known for her role as Commander Ivanova in Babylon 5 as well as Captain Maynard on 9-1-1, the voice of Hera in Blood of Zeus, and many more. Claudia has written a number of books including Journeys, Snack Hacks, and the Dark Legacies series. 

  • Wesley Chu

    Wesley Chu is the #1 NewYork Times bestselling author of many novels, including The Art of Prophecy, Time Salvager, and The Walking Dead: Typhoon. He co-wrote The Eldest Curses with Cassandra Clare. His debut, The Lives of Tao, won the YALSA Alex Award. He won the Astounding Award for Best New Writer.

  • Devon M Chulick

    Chulick is the creator of Total Party Chill, the award winning D&D actual play channel. He is the Co-founder of StartPlaying, the largest platform for finding Professional Game Masters. He has been featured in Bloomberg, SF Gate, Marketwatch, Yahoo! News, Forbes, Polygon, Bleeding Cool, The Information, and more.

  • Freddy Clements

    Freddy Clements is currently a Distinguished Professor of Drama/ Costume Design at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville AL. He holds a MFA in Costume design from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has designed costumes for various regional theatres and has extensive experience in Early Twentieth Century Corsetry, Kilt Construction and Costume Technology.

  • Dave Cook

    Dave Cook is a local illustrator of various talents. You may have seen his work as the Official Poster artist for the Atlanta Rollergirls or promotional art for Netherworld Haunted House or gotten a Zombie Portrait at Dragon Con in past years.

  • Sean Andrew Copeland

    Sean Copeland is the Senior Manager of Lore for Blizzard Entertainment. His 17-year career includes providing narrative design, world-building, and lore expertise for major franchises including Diablo, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch, StarCraft, and World of Warcraft. Sean is also a best-selling author, award-winning historian, and lore trivia powerhouse.

  • Joe Corroney

    Corroney has been illustrating Star Wars artwork for Disney and Lucasfilm and Star Trek artwork for CBS Studios since 1997, as well as a host of other properties. New Star Wars artwork and various other licensees are in the works for publication later this year.

  • Emily Coutts

    Emily Coutts co-stars on Star Trek: Discovery as Keyla Detmer, helmsman of the U.S.S. Shenzhou. The Canadian redhead previously appeared in such films and television shows as Transporter: The Series, Barn Wedding, Crimson Peak, The Girlfriend Experience, Dark Matter, Murdoch Mysteries, and Goliath.

  • Clayton Crain

    Clayton Crain has been in the comic book industry for 25 years. He's known for his work on Marvel Comics books such as Venom vs Carnage (co-creator of Toxin), Ghost Rider, X-Force, and Carnage USA, and also on the Valiant Comics series Rai. Crain is also known for his work with Todd McFarlane and being a cover artist for DC & Marvel.

  • Hunter Cressall

    Hunter is a writer and director working in Birmingham Alabama. He, with his partners Brian Pace, David Woods and Phil Sutton run Obvious Notion a multimedia production company.

  • Wilson Cruz

    Wilson Cruz can be seen in Star Trek: Discovery playing the role of Dr. Hugh Culber,  as the recurring character Junito on Noah's Arc, and on the Netflix's series, Thirteen Reasons Why, playing the role of Dennis Vasquez. Cruz won the hearts of audiences playing Rickie Vasquez on My So Called Life.

  • Shawn Crystal

    Shawn Crystal got his first job while in school, Resident Evil: Fire and Ice, a mini-series for Wildstorm. Around five years ago, Marvel hired Shawn on Deadpool, living his childhood dream. He is currently an artist for Marvel comics and Valliant Entertainment.

  • Henry Ian Cusick

    Henry Ian Cusick is known for Lost, The 100, MacGyver, and The Passage. He just wrapped a one-year deal on Season 3 of ABC's smash hit Big Sky. He will next be seen in Justin Chon's Jamojaya.

  • Peter Capn' Cutler

    Peter Capn, Cutler artist for New Legends' Tiki Zombie. Done over the last 30 years for ABS inc., Con-Tees, Galactic Press, East Cobber and Guy Gilchrist productions. Also working on his own Spookie Kookies art, books and many other items.

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  • Luisa d'Oliveira

    Luisa d'Oliveira began working professionally in her 20s with breakout roles on Psych, The Good Wife, Cracked, and Motive before beginning a deep run into the sci-fi world including The 100, Channel Zero, The Twilight Zone, and Supergirl.

  • Clint Santiago Dahl

    Clint Santiago Dahl is responsible for development at Sid and Marty Krofft Pictures. He is a writer, director, producer, and executive producer of live action sports events, TV shows, and documentaries . 

  • Alex Damon

    Alex Damon is the creator and co-host of Star Wars Explained, a YouTube channel covering new Star Wars content, lore, and trivia every single day.

  • Mollie Damon

    Mollie Damon is the co-creator and co-host of Star Wars Explained, a YouTube channel covering new Star Wars content, lore, and trivia every single day.

  • Jordan Hinson Danger

    Jordan Hinson Danger started out starring in Disney Channel original movie Go Figure (2005) and the hit SyFy series Eureka (2006) as well as the films, Higher Power, Stuck in the middle, and many more.  She also started writing screenplays at the young age of 15 and has since penned many.

  • Kathleen O'Shea David

    Kathleen O'Shea David has worked in the Entertainment Industry for over forty years. Her puppets are well known around the world. Along the way she picked up a few more skills and careers. She has done just about everything from cancer research to rock and roll.

  • Fon H Davis

    Fon Davis appears on Battlebots, Ginormo, The Movies that Made Us, Cake Masters, and Superfan Builds. In his two decade career, Fon Davis has also worked as miniature, VFXartist and designer on over 40 feature films including The Nightmare Before Christmas and the Star Wars series.

  • Matthew Davis

    Matthew Davis is known for his roles as Warner Huntington III in Legally Blonde, Adam Hillman on the comedy-drama What About Brian, and Alaric Saltzman on the fantasy-drama The Vampire Diaries, as well as the spin-off series Legacies. He starred on the short-lived mystery/horror drama Cult, and had a recurring role on the police drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

  • Delilah S Dawson

    Delilah S. Dawson is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Phasma and Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire, The Violence, the Minecraft Mob Squad series, the Hit series, the Blud series, the Shadow series (written as Lila Bowen), and the Tales of Pell, written with Kevin Hearne.

  • Sam de la Rosa

    Sam de la Rosa's early work led to years of regular jobs for Marvel providing inks and finished art on various Spider-Man titles, Venom Lethal Protector, Venom Separation Anxiety, Captain America, Black Panther, Squadron Supreme, Iron Man, What-If, Dr. Strange, Daredevil, The Thing, Spider Woman, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, and others.

  • Jerry E DeCaire

    Jerry DeCaire has illustrated top shelf character titles for Marvel including Deadpool, Wolverine, Thor, etc. He is currently working on his own production, The Which-When Man. For 10 years he's performed drawing exhibitions in every major city in the US.

  • Keith R.A. DeCandido

    Keith R.A. DeCandido has written tons of novels, short fiction, and comics, in licensed universes from Alien to Zorro and in his own milieus in the fictional Cliff's End and Super City and also New York and Key West. He writes about pop culture for

  • Jeff Dekal

    Jeff Dekal is a freelance illustrator. After being educated about art history in college, he was inspired to focus more on figurative art. Dekal is currently working in the comic industry as a cover artist. His clients include Marvel, DC, Creature Entertainment, and Dark Horse.

  • Vanesa Del Rey

    Cuban artist Vanesa R. Del Rey began her career doing concept art for animation. Her work in comics has been described as dark, gritty, and mysterious with great dominance of figurative work. She has illustrated Scarlet Witch, Spider-Women Alpha, and Daredevil Annual (2016). Redlands is her first creator-owned series.

  • Grey DeLisle

    Grey's most iconic roles include Vicky from The Fairly Odd Parents, Samantha “Sam” Manson' from Danny Phantom, Mandy from The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, and Azula from Avatar: The Last Airbender. She has also been the voice of ‘Daphne Blake' in Scooby-Doo cartoons since 2000.

  • Ernest Dempsey

    Ernest Dempsey is a USA Today Bestselling author of archaeological thrillers and urban fantasy with over 50 books published since 2011. Inspired by books about ancient history, mysterious relics, and films, Dempsey's books offer a unique blend of history and fiction that blur the lines of reality.

  • Lucien Dodge

    Lucien Dodge is a voice actor specializing in characters for animation, video games, commercials, and other media. He is best known forlending is voice to titles such as Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen, Sailor Moon, and Aggretsuko. In video games, you can hear him in Fire Emblem, Cookie Run, Fallout 76, Monster Hunter: Rise, and more!

  • Derec Donovan

    Derec Donovan is a published comic book penciler, inker, colorist, and writer. Derec has worked on Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Venom, Green Lantern, X-men, Avengers, Quicksilver, Youngblood, JLA, JSA, and many more. Derec has recently moved into the realm of Creator Owned books with his Kickstarter funded Trigger Mortis!

  • Dan dos Santos

    Dan dos Santos is globally recognized for his illustrative work, gracing the covers of authors such as Brandon Sanderson, Patricia Briggs, Jim Butcher and more. His distinctive style has helped shape what the Fantasy Art market is today.

  • Mark Dos Santos

    Illustrator and comic artist Mark Dos Santos has worked with celebrated creators such as Steve T. Seagle (IMPERIAL), Garth Ennis (A Train Called Love), and Bill Willingham (Lark's Killer). He has created book covers for Silence in the LibraryStar Trek TNG, and Hugo award-winning writer, Morgan Gendel (Planet 6).

  • Margaret Downey

    Margaret Downey has had a prolific career in skepticism creating unique events and services. Dressed in the character of a "Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treatment Nurse," she helps cure superstitions. Downey organizes and provides the costumes, banners, and signs for the Skeptics entry in the Dragon Con parade.

  • Tim Doyle

    Tim Doyle is an illustrator and print-maker from Austin.  He self-published, Amazing Adult Fantasy, and was the art director/lead designer for Mondo.  He has produced art for Marvel, Dark Horse, Cartoon Network, Studio Canal, and art directs poster series for bands such as Metallica, Failure, and “Weird Al” Yankovic.   

  • Ben Durocher

    Actor, puppeteer and builder: Junior Gorg (suit performer) on Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock, Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q (off Broadway), John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean, Helpsters, Pineapple Playhouse (SpongeBob Puppets). Daytime Emmy winner for his work as a puppet wrangler on Sesame Street, where he has worked for 8 seasons.

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  • Scott G Edgington

    Dr. Scott Edgington is a Planetary Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He specializes in atmospheric physics and chemistry of the Outer Planets and spacecraft operations. He currently works as a Science Planner on the InSight mission and is training for a similar role on the Perseverance mission.

  • Nick Eftimiades

    Nicholas Eftimiades is a professor at Penn State University, Homeland Security Program.​ He retired from a 34 year government career that included employment in the CIA, the Department of State, and Defense Intelligence Agency. ​Eftimiades has appeared as an expert on dozens of television and news shows.

  • 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.

  • Eranga-D

    Eranga D works as a freelance illustrator out of Birmingham, Alabama. He does cover and pinup work in the mainstream and indie comic market. In his time in comics, he has worked with Dark Horse, Dynamite, Scout Comics, Black Caravan and contributed covers to several indie Kickstarters.

  • Joanna Estep

    Joanna Estep is the acclaimed illustrator of such titles as The Fantastic Four, X-Men, New Mutants, (Marvel Comics), 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.

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  • Bill Fawcett

    Bill Fawcett has packaged and edited over 400 Science Fiction novels and many history books including oral histories of the Navy SEALs. He co-authored the official Mycroft Holmes Mysteries. He's also written dozen non-fiction books, many on Mistakes in History. He founded Mayfair Games and designs board and computer games.

  • Colin Ferguson

    Colin Ferguson is a Canadian-American actor, director and producer. He is known for playing Sheriff Jack Carter on the Syfy series Eureka, the Maytag Man, and Lewis on Then Came You.

  • Dan Fogler

    Daniel Fogler is an actor, comedian, and writer. He has appeared in films Balls of Fury, Good Luck Chuck, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and currently stars on The Walking Dead as Luke. He has also written the comics: Brooklyn Gladiator and Fishkill.

  • Quincy Fouse

    Quincy Fouse is an actor well known for his role as the young vampire named MG in Legacies. Additionally he has had roles in The Goldbergs, Bosch, Doubt, Logan, The Kicker, and K.C. Undercover.

  • Stephan Franck

    Award-nominated animator/writer/director/comic book creator, who supervised the animation of Marvel Studio's What If...? season 1, and is currently directing new episodes of the series. He was a supervising animator on the The Iron Giant, and contributed story to Despicable Me. His graphic novel earned a Russ Manning Award.

  • Matt Frank

    Matt Frank is known in both Japan and America as the "Kaiju King," having been an official Godzilla artist on comics, statues, and posters since 2011. He has also worked on Transformers, Ultraman, Gamera, Power Rangers, and original comics like Miss Medusa and State of the Monsters.

  • Chandra Free

    Chandra Free is the writer/artist of The God Machine graphic novel series, and co-founder of Machina Corpse, a spooky comics imprint. She's an illustrator on books like John Carpenter's Tales For A Halloween Night, Fraggle Rock, Graphic Canon. She is currently working as a character designer.

  • Esther Friesner

    Nebula Award winner Esther Friesner (Ph.D. Yale University), is the author of forty-one novels and over two hundred short stories. Editor of eleven anthologies, she is best known for the Chicks in Chainmail series (Baen Books). She is also the author of the Princesses of Myth YA series (Random House).

  • Jeaniene Frost

    Jeaniene Frost is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of paranormal romance and urban fantasy. Her works include the Night Huntress series, the Night Prince series, the Night Rebel series, and the Broken Destiny series. Foreign rights for Jeaniene's novels have sold to twenty different countries.

  • Bryan Scott Fyffe

    Bryan Fyffe creates moody and naturalistic art inspired by gothic horror, nature and science and themes. His work is a mix of hand drawn elements fused with a variety of photographic textures.

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  • Charles E. Gannon

    Dr. Charles E. Gannon's 20+ books have won the Dragon Award, the ALA Choice Award, the Compton Crook Award, and had multiple Nebula nominations. He is best known for the Caine Riordan series of hard sci-fi novels, novels in Eric Flint's 1632 and John Ringo's Black Tide Rising universes.

  • Andrew E.C. Gaska

    Andrew E.C. Gaska is the UKGE and Ennie award-winning settings/adventure writer for Free League Publishing's Alien RPG. A franchise consultant to 20th Century Studios on Alien, Predator, and POTA, he's also the lead writer on The Terminator RPG and two Choose Your Own Adventure graphic novels.

  • Juan Gedeon

    Juan Gedeon started working as an assistant at an art studio at 19, moved to Mexico at 23 to work in animation, and started working in American comics at 25. He moved to the US in 2015 and hasn't stopped working and learning since. He is well known for his short run on Venom for Marvel and he created The Jurassic League for DC.

  • Annie Stegg Gerard

    Annie Stegg Gerard is a gallery artist and illustrator known for her mythical and captivating oil paintings of women, nature and mythological figures.

  • Gil Gerard

    Gil Gerard has starred in numerous successful made-for-television movies as well as feature films. He 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 including: Airport '77, Beyond, Bone Eater, Ghost Town, and many more.

  • Justin Gerard

    Justin Gerard is an independent artist who has worked within the publishing and film industries providing illustrations for clients such as Disney, Dreamworks, Warner Brothers, Sony, Riot, Blizzard, Hasbro, Wizards of the Coast and Riotminds.

  • Lauren German

    Lauren always had a love of entertainment and trained as a dancer at the Orange County High School of the Arts, studied acting at the Actor's Studio, and attended USC. Lauren German is best known as homicide Detective, Chloe Decker in the hit show Lucifer. German also appeared in Chicago P.D., Chicago Fire, and Hawaii Five-O.

  • John Giang

    John is an acclaimed Cover and Concept Artist. John's covers include: Spider-Man, Batman, and Last Ronin. John's film credits include: Rogue One, Avengers, TMNT, and Transformers. John has jammed with Marvel, DC Comics, Paramount, Disney, Lucasfilm, and Hasbro.

  • Jordan Gibson

    Jordan Gibson is a freelance illustrator and comic creator based out of Austin, TX. He has worked for DC, Marvel, Image, and Boom Studios. Gibson is best known for his work on DC Comics' acclaimed Batman: The Adventures Continue with series writers Alan Burnett and Paul Dini.

  • Mandip Gill

    Mandip Gill is best known as companion Yasmin Khan in Doctor Who, appearing in every episode of Series 11, 12 and 13. She also appeared in The Snowman: The Film That Changed Christmas, Suspicion, and the film 2:22 A Ghost Story.

  • Bill Golliher

    Bill Golliher has been a writer and artist for Archie Comics for over 30 years. Bill has worked on scripting and illustrating a diverse set of titles and covers for the company. Bill lives in the southeast and is excited to be back at Dragon Con after many years.

  • Celia Rose Gooding

    Celia Rose Gooding made their Broadway debut as Mary Frances "Frankie" Healy in the rock musical Jagged Little Pill for which they won a 2021 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and were nominated for a 2020 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical. Gooding plays Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

  • Michael A. Gordon

    Michael Gordon is a writer, editor, publisher, and podcaster. His creator-owed comic, Tiki Zombie, has been running for over a decade. He can also be regularly found saying, “Howdy!” on the Earth Station One, Earth Station Who, and Dragon Con Report podcasts.

  • Stacey Gordon

    Stacey Gordon is a professional puppeteer based out of Phoenix, Arizona, where she owns and operates Puppet Pie, as well as the only Puppet Ice Cream Truck designed specifically to bring fake ice cream to the masses. Stacey also has had the privilege of performing Julia on Sesame Street for the last 7 years.

  • Daniel Govar

    Daniel Govar is a comic, children's book, and fantasy artist known for covers & interiors (Star Wars, Marvel, DC, etc). Currently Daniel is the illustrator for Naomi Novik's 3-book Temeraire omnibus, Artist for various Star Wars Cards sets for Topps, and is releasing his second art book later this year.

  • Claudia Gray

    Claudia Gray is the New York Times bestselling author of Master and Apprentice, Leia: Princess of Alderaan, Bloodlines, Lost Stars, the Constellation series, the Firebird series, the Spellcaster series, and the Evernight series. She has also branched into graphic novels with The House of El

  • Erin Gray

    Erin Gray is best known for her roles as Kate Summers in the comedy Silver Spoons and as Colonel Wilma Deering in the science fiction television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. For over two decades, Erin has performed in over a dozen feature films, including Six Pack, with Kenny Rogers, and Friday the 13th: Jason Goes to Hell.

  • Neil Grayston

    Neil Grayston was born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Godiva's, The True Heroines, Warehouse 13, The Magicians, iZombie, Douglas Fargo on Eureka and Split.

  • Kevin Grazier

    Kevin R. Grazier Ph.D. is a planetary physicist who was on the Cassini Mission to Saturn team. He has served as the science advisor for several television series and feature films and is the co-author of the Hollyweird Science series of books.

  • Matt Green

    Matt Green is a Producer /Director/writer who has directed 11 feature films and done Special effects on over 100 major film and TV projects most recently doing miniatures and special effects on Francis Ford Coppolas Megaslopolis .

  • Stephen Green

    Stephen Green is an artist and penciller residing in Savannah, Georgia. Despite various rumors, he did not attend school there. His work has been featured in Dark Horse Presents, The Legacy of Luther Strode, Hellboy and The B.P.R.D., and Lobster Johnson.

  • greendragon

    Stage director, public speaker, and singer Kirsten Z. Cairns is a senior staffer for Often seen at events as a panelist for TORn, a performer, or interviewing cast members, Cairns brings knowledge of literature, music, theatre, and fantasy to all her interactions with fans and celebs!

  • Sanford Greene

    Sanford Greene has worked as a professional illustrator for over 18 years for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and Image Comics. He helped reshape Marvel Comics characters Powerman and Iron Fist and illustrated Black Panther and Luke Cage. Greene is a 2-time Eisner and Ringo Award winner for Bitter Root, which is slated to become a film. 

  • Andrew Lee Griffith

    Andrew Lee Griffith is a pop culture artist best-known for his stints as the lead artist on books such as Transformers , G.I.Joe, Star Wars and Micronauts. He is currently working on a soon-to be announced creator owned project and has recently provided art for Magic the Gathering.

  • Gavin Andrew Guidry

    Gavin Guidry is a comic artist from the New Orleans area known for There's Something Wrong With Patrick Todd, Captain America: The Ghost Army, and several other comics for publishers such as DC Comics, IDW, Action Lab and Dynamite.

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  • Amanda Hamon

    Amanda Hamon is a Senior Designer working on Dungeons & Dragons at Wizards of the Coast. An award-winning tabletop game designer and developer with more than a decade of experience, Hamon leads the creation of 5th Edition books from conception through publication and beyond. 

  • Robert E. Hampson

    Dr. Robert E. Hampson is a world-renowned Neuroscientist, leading a team to develop the first prosthetic device for restoration of human memory. He is also an SF author with five novels, two anthologies, and 50 works of short fiction and nonfiction.

  • Bo Hampton

    Bo Hampton, trained as a comic artist at the prestigious School of Visual Arts in New York under the tutelage of teacher Will Eisner. His body of work includes Swamp Thing, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Viking Glory, Moon Knight, Superman: The Animated Series, and much, much more.

  • Yaya Han

    Yaya Han is a cosplayer, designer and author. She has been featured in multiple US Network TV Shows and countless magazines, books and newspapers, and is the first to bring branded cosplay-focused sewing and crafting products to mass retail. She is also the author of Yaya Han's World of Cosplay.

  • Scott Hanna

    Scott Hanna is an inker in the comic book industry who has worked with DC Comics and Marvel. He started his career with Eternity Comics and worked for DC for five years. He has worked for Marvel Comics for almost 14 years and inked almost every major character.

  • Richard Harmon

    Richard Scott Harmon is best known for his role as John Murphy in CW's The 100. Harmon is also known for his roles as Jasper Ames in the The Killing and Julian Randol on Continuum. Harmon received critical praise for his role in the movie If I Had Wings.

  • Ian P Harris

    The skeptic comedian Ian Harris is known for his biting social commentary on third-rail subjects. If you cannot prove it with science, Harris will likely poke holes in it... in a hysterical way. Clever comedy, science, social commentary, characters, and sometimes impressions!

  • AJ Hartley

    A.J. Hartley (AKA Andrew Hart) is the bestselling author of 25 novels including Hideki Smith, Burning Shakespeare, Cold Bath Street, Impervious, Steeplejack, and, with Tom DeLonge of Blink 182, Sekret Machines. He is Professor of Shakespeare at UNC Charlotte, and has a J-rock YouTube channel.

  • John G. Hartness

    John G. Hartness is an author, publisher, and podcaster from Charlotte, NC. He is the author of multiple novel series, including the award-winning Quincy Harker, Demon Hunter series. He is also the co-founder and publisher of Falstaff Books, and a member of the Authors & Dragons Live D&D podcast.

  • Marcus Harvey

    Marcus Harvey is the most spiritual member of the Ghost Brothers group. Marcus has appeared on Fright Club, Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests, and Ghost Hunters. His ability to sympathize and relate to families sets him apart, whether it's bonding with an upset spouse or winning over a scared child.

  • Matthew L Hawkins

    Matthew Hawkins is a maker, paper toy artist and illustrator. Hawkins weaves humor and energy into bold, whimsical art for humorous and often surprising results. He has made work Disney, DC, Nickelodeon, Nintendo, Sega and WWE.

  • Jeff "Jeffro" Headlee

    Jeff "Jeffro" Headlee is arguably the brains of the operation on Mountain Monsters, as he handles research and technology and has the ability to recall mountain folklore and traditional history. Jeff runs the thermal camera on night-hunts and organizes witnesses to be interviewed before investigations. 

  • Tom Heintjes

    Tom Heintjes is the co-founder and publisher of Hogan's Alley magazine, the Eisner Award-winning magazine about 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.

  • Robert Hendrickson

    Robert Hendrickson has created artwork for some of the largest brands in entertainment, Star Wars, The Walking Dead, The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones and more. Clients include, Lucasfilm, Disney, and New Line Cinema. He has produced artwork for over 15 years in the Star Wars Universe seen worldwide.

  • Phil Hester

    Comics artist/writer known for Green ArrowSwamp Thing, Brave New World, Flinch, Ultimate Marvel Team-Up, Clerks: The Lost Scene, The Crow: Waking Nightmares, The Wretch (nominated for the 1997 Eisner Award for Best New Series), and Aliens: Purge.

  • Leanna Renee Hieber

    Actress, ghost tour guide and award-winning, bestselling author of Gothic, Gaslamp Fantasy fiction and paranormal non-fiction such as A Haunted History of Invisible Women for Tor and Kensington Books. A 4-time Prism award winner, Hieber has been featured on Mysteries at the Museum and Beyond the Unknown.

  • Kenneth Hite

    Kenneth Hite has written 100+ tabletop roleplaying game books, including Trail of Cthulhu, The Dracula Dossier, Night's Black Agents, The Fall of DELTA GREEN, and Vampire: the Masquerade 5th Edition. He is half of the multiple-award-winning podcast Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff.

  • Bill Holbrook

    Bill Holbrook is the creator of three daily comic strips: On the Fastrack features the modern office through the eyes of Dethany, the corporate Goth. Safe Havens is a science fiction fantasy set in a genetics lab. In 1995 he launched Kevin & Kell, now the longest running daily webcomic.

  • Willa Holland

    Willa Holland is an actress, voice actress, and model. She is known for her roles as Kaitlin Cooper Nichol in the Fox teen drama The O.C., Agnes Andrews in Gossip Girl, Aqua in Kingdom Hearts, and Thea Queen/Speedy in Arrow. She has also appeared in Legion, Straw Dogs, Tiger Eyes, Blood in the Water, and The Dirty South.

  • Morry Hollowell

    Morry Hollowell is a comic book color artist that is currently working on Avengers Unlimited. Some of the most popular titles he's worked on include Marvel Knights 4, Marvel Civil War, Spider-Man (Brand New Day), New Avengers, Wolverine (Old Man Logan), and Non-Stop Spider-Man.

  • Greg Houser

    Greg Houser is known for his vocal work with companies like PetSmart, DuPont, American Express and many others. In anime, Houser has had the privilege to be a utility actors for titles such as Evangelion, Ikki Tousen, Shiki, Tales of Vesperia, and many others.

  • Tini Howard

    Tini Howard is a comic book writer and swamp witch from the Carolina Wilds. Currently, she writes Euthanauts, Assassinistas (with Gilbert Hernandez), and Hack/Slash: Resurrection, with occasional stories for two of her favorite things: Rick and Morty and WWE. Previous work includes Power Rangers: Pink and The Skeptics.

  • Ryan Hurst

    Ryan Hurst is recognized as one of the strongest and most talented character actors today. His recent credits include Opie on Sons of Anarchy, Beta on The Walking Dead, “Thor” from God of War: Ragnorok and Milligan on Disney+ The Mysterious Benedict Society.

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  • 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.

  • D.B. Jackson

    D.B. Jackson/David B. Coe is an award-winning fantasy author, and has edited several anthologies. As D.B. Jackson, he writes the Thieftaker Chronicles. As David B. Coe, he has recently published the Radiants supernatural thriller series. He has a Ph.D. in U.S. history from Stanford University.

  • Mark Jackson

    Mark Jackson is known as series regular Isaac in The Orville for Twentieth Century Fox Television. Other screen work includes performing with Paul Nicholas and Steve Huison in The Royal Today for ITV and various short films such as Peppermint and The Kissing Booth.

  • Steve Jackson

    Steve Jackson has been designing games for 45 years and has no plans to stop. His creations include Munchkin, Illuminati, the GURPS and Fantasy Trip role-playing systems, Ogre, Car Wars, and Zombie Dice. He is a citizen of the Internet until Texas cleans up its act.

  • Georges Jeanty

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

  • 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.

  • Van Jensen

    Van Jensen is an acclaimed comic book writer. He has crafted stories for Superman, The Flash, Green Lantern, James Bond and many others. His original series and graphic novels include ARCA, Two Dead, Cryptocracy and Pinocchio Vampire Slayer.

  • Les Johnson

    Les Johnson is a physicist, author, and NASA technologist. His recent books include A Traveler's Guide to the Stars (Princeton Press) , Saving Proxima, The Spacetime War, and The Ross 248 Project (Baen). He leads two NASA space missions and was featured in the March 2019 issue of National Geographic.

  • EK Johnston

    EK Johnston is the critically acclaimed, New York Times Bestselling author of multiple YA novels, as well as a writer of Stars Wars and Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves tie-ins.

  • Dan Jolley

    Dan Jolley has written professionally for 30+ years in comic books, video games, children's books, and novels. He is most well-known for co-creating the Jason Rusch incarnation of DC Comics' character Firestorm, co-writing the narrative for the game Dying Light, and scripting the Eisner-nominated graphic novel JSA: The Liberty Files.

  • Catherine Lee Jones

    Catherine Jones is the owner of GSTQ Fashions, a costuming studio that has been in Atlanta, GA for the past 15 years. Her shop works primarily with the television and film industry. Jones specializes in leatherworking, 3D modeling for garments, machine knitting, and other unusual sewing techniques.

  • Gary Jones

    Gary Jones received “off-world & on-world” fame as beloved gate operator, Chief Master Sergeant Walter Harriman, during his 10 years on iconic sci-fi smash, Stargate SG1 and Stargate Atlantis. He's an award winning actor, playwright and comedic improvisor. He's beloved globally for Stargate and TV episodics, MOW's and features such as Travelers, Supernatural, Dr. Doolittle 3, and countless others.

  • Omega Jones

    Omega Jones is a tabletop GM & designer, streamer, and host. He's worked with companies including Wizards of the Coast & World of Darkness and created the theme song for Critter Hug, a Critical Role talk show. Actual play credits includes KOllOK , Into The Mists, & Outbreak Undead: Rag & Bone.

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  • Omri Katz

    Omri Katz's television and film credits include Eerie Indiana, Matinee, Adventures in Dinosaur City, Hocus Pocus, and the prime-time soap opera Dallas.

  • Bill Keel

    Astronomer Bill Keel, is author of The Sky at Einstein's Feet and The Road to Galaxy Formation. He hosts overnight "Live Astronomy" sessions, and has spoken on cosmology, extrasolar planets, citizen discovery in astronomy, science in the Firefly and Avatar universes, spy satellites, and astronomical tourism.

  • Jason Keith

    Jason Keith is an Eisner Award nominated color artist, who for the past 15 years has colored exclusively for Marvel Comics. Credits include The Avengers, Hulk, Wolverine, Amazing Spider-Man, Mighty Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Ghost Rider, Ultimate Avengers, Star Wars, and Darth Vader

  • Sherrilyn Kenyon

    Defying odds is what New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon does best. With dedicated legions of fans known as Paladins, thousands of whom proudly sport tattoos from her genre-defying series, she's become one of the most popular and influential authors in the world (in both adult and young adult).

  • Greg Keyes

    Greg Keyes is the author of over thirty novels, from original works The Age of Unreason, Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, Chosen of the Changeling, The High and Faraway, and The Basilisk Throne to licensed universes including Star Wars, Babylon 5, Pacific Rim, Godzilla, and The Elder Scrolls.

  • Matt Kindt

    Matt Kindt is a Harvey Award-winning and NYT best-selling writer and artist of comics and graphic novels. His work includes MIND MGMTBRZRKR (with Keanu Reeves), Bang!Dept. HEniacSuper Spy, and more! He has an imprint with Dark Horse Comics called Flux House. He lives with his wife and Spy Superb collaborator, colorist and artist Sharlene Kindt.

  • Rob Klein

    Rob Klein is VP of Sid & Marty Krofft Pictures and producer and former Manager of the Walt Disney Archives. He's the author of Back to the Future Almanac and on-camera expert for Disney, NBCUniversal, Pawn Stars and Collector's Call.  Rob owns one of the largest collections of original entertainment props and costumes in the world.

  • Nancy Knight

    Nancy Knight is an award-winning author of 15 novels, numerous short stories, six produced plays, and one produced screenplay. She has edited several anthologies and has had stories published in others.

  • Gini Koch

    Gini Koch writes the fast, fresh, and funny Alien/Katherine “Kitty” Katt series for DAW Books, as well as many other novels, novellas, novelettes, and short stories in all the genres and under a variety of pen names, including G.J.Koch, Anita Ensal, Jemma Chase, A.E. Stanton, and J.C. Koch.

  • Marty Krofft

    Marty Krofft's TV shows include H.R. Pufnstuf, Land Of The Lost, Sigmund & the Sea Monsters, D.C. Follies, Donny & Marie, and The Brady Bunch Variety Hour. He created live shows for Six Flags and owned Atlanta's World of Sid & Marty Krofft amusement park. Marty has received a Lifetime Achievement Emmy.

  • Mike Krome

    Mike Krome is an Australian artist whose work has been featured in children's books, magazines, computer games, film promotions, and comics. His work can be seen on the covers of Dynamite, Zenescope Entertainment, Image, Coffin Comics, Valiant Comics, and BOOM! Studios, and Rothic Novels.

  • Steven Krueger

    Currently, Krueger stars as Ben Scott in Showtime's critically acclaimed, Emmy nominated series Yellow Jackets.  Previous credits include the likes of Roswell, New MexicoThe OriginalsGood TroubleNCISPretty Little LiarsHawaii Five-O, and Columbia Pictures' Goosebumps, amongst numerous others.  He's also been named one of E!'s Top Ten Scene Stealers in TV.  

  • Emma Kubert

    Emma Kubert is a freelance comic book artist, writer, and teacher/alumni of the Kubert School. Her artwork can currently be seen in Pandora (Frank Mill Presents), Radiant Pin (Image), and creating an offbeat, exciting fantasy adventure as the creator, writer and artist of Stoneheart (Image).

  • Mike Kunkel

    Cartoonist Mike Kunkel has worked for nearly 30 years in Animation and Publishing drawing cartoon stories for Film, TV and Comics. He's won the Annie Award for Best Character Design in an Animated TV Production and is the creator of the 2-time Eisner Award-winning comic series Herobear and The Kid.

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  • 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. Fans love him as The Brain on Animaniacs, Pinky and The Brain and for Futurama, where he does over 70 regular voices.

  • Phil LaMarr

    Chances are high that you have heard Voice-over artist Phil LaMarr. Roles include Zambezia and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Futurama, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Samurai Jack, and Justice League Unlimited, as well as recurring appearances on Family Guy, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

  • Cheralyn Lambeth

    Cheralyn is a professional costume, prop, and puppet builder whose work includes films (The Muppet Christmas Carol, The Patriot, The Hunger Games), TV shows (Dinosaurs!, Homeland, Legacies), & live/interactive properties (Star Trek: The Experience, Avenue Q). She also currently holds the Guinness World Record for Largest Collection of Finger Puppets.

  • Eloy Lasanta

    Eloy Lasanta is the head of Third Eye Games, creators of RPGs like Part-Time Gods 2E, Sins of the Father, and the Pip System, has contributed to other games like The Firefly RPG, ORUN, and Into the Motherlands. Never pidgeon-holed, never type-casted, Eloy has certainly left his mark on the tabletop industry.

  • Creees Lee

    Creees is a variant cover artist, and is the interior artist for Black Mask's Lab Raider. He has worked for Image, Dynamite and Chapterhouse Comics. 

  • Jae Lee

    Eisner Award-winner Jae Lee is a Korean-American comic book artist, known for his dark style. In 1990, he became one of the youngest artists ever to work for a major publisher. His art can be seen in Stephen King's Dark Tower, Before Watchmen: Ozymandias, Marvel's The Inhumans, and Batman/Superman.

  • Mindy Lee

    Mindy Lee has enjoyed an extensive and varied career in the entertainment industry. From video games to animation and beyond, she's bringing her experience and talent to the world of comics– most recently as the co-creator and artist of Bounty, and the artist of Crimson Lotus, both published by Dark Horse Comics.

  • Ben Levin

    Ben Levin is an actor and composer, known for Legacies, Time After Time, and Arrested Development. He attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts, also known as the Fame School.

  • Todd Lockwood

    Todd Lockwood"s illustrations have appeared on best-selling novels, magazines, collectible card games, and fantasy RPGs, honored with numerous industry awards, including appearances in Spectrum and other Illustration Annuals. Todd's novel, The Summer Dragon, was published by DAW Books in 2016, and his art collection, Found Worlds, in 2022. 

  • Leighann Lord

    Leighann Lord is a stand-up comedian who has performed at Dragon Con for several years. She is the author of Dict Jokes and Real Women Do it Standing Up. Leighann has also co-hosted on StarTalkRadio, with Neil de Grasse Tyson. She has been seen on Comedy, HBO & Showtime.

  • Joe "Huckleberry" Lott

    Joe "Huckleberry" Lott is the towering US Marine veteran has more than 50 years of backwoods experience to draw on as he works to keep the AIMS team on Mountain Monsters safe during their night-time hunts. Despite his height and intense stare, Huckleberry is a gentle giant with a big heart. 

  • Caity Lotz

    Caity Lotz has portrayed Stephanie Horton in Mad Men, Officer Kirsten Landry in the mockumentary series Death Valley, Annie in The Pact, and Sara Lance/The Canary/White Canary in The CW's Arrowverse television franchise, where she has appeared in Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and Batwoman. She is also a co-founder of SheThority, a women's empowerment organization.

  • Comfort Love

    Comfort and Adam are an award-nominated comic creating team. Their acclaimed series The Uniques and Rainbow in the Dark put them on the map, and they also wrote/illustrated The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics (Random House) Kitty Game (with artist Corinne Roberts).

  • Jacob "Buck" Lowe

    Jacob "Buck" Lowe may be the youngest member of AIMS from Mountain Monsters, he takes a fair bit of ribbing from the older guys, but he is always willing to do what it takes to help solve the cryptid mysteries and hunt the monsters of Appalachia. 

  • Ant Lucia

    Very few alternate visions of established characters have captured the imaginations of fandom like the DC Comics Bombshells. When Ant Lucia unveiled his designs for such characters as Wonder Woman, Batwoman, Harley Quinn, and the rest in the series the popularity exploded!

  • Rick Lyon

    Rick Lyon, a puppeteer for theatre, television, and film, created the puppets for Broadway's Tony Award-winning AVENUE Q, and also played Nicky and Trekkie Monster. Other work includes Sesame Street, Men In Black, the original live-action Ninja Turtles films, MuppetVision 3D, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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  • David Mack

    David Mack is an Emmy nominated, New York Times bestselling author and artist of Kabuki, writer of Daredevil, cover artist of Neil Gaiman's American Gods, Jessica Jones, and Fight Club 2. He is the artist on Jessica Jones Netflix opening titles and Captain America: The Winter Soldier film titles.

  • Peter Macon

    Peter Macon can currently be seen as Lt. Cmdr. Bortus in The Orville. However, he has appeared in other shows including Shameless, Dexter, The Shield, Supernatural and more.

  • Sam Maggs

    Sam Maggs is a bestselling author of books, comics, TV, and video games. She's written for games like SPIDER-MAN PS4; is the author of YA books The Unstoppable Wasp: Built On Hope and Con Quest!; and a comics writer for titles like Tell No Tales, Captain Marvel, and My Little Pony.

  • Sean Maher

    Sean Maher is well known to television and film audiences for his role as Dr. Simon Tam in Firefly and the  Universal feature Serenity. He is also a co-star in NBC's provocative new drama series The Playboy Club. Maher has appeared in Brian's Song, Wedding Wars, Drop Dead Diva, and more.

  • Nicole Maines

    Nicole Maines played Nia Nal on The CW superhero series Supergirl. She is the first to portray a transgender superhero on television. She currently plays Lisa in the second season of Yellowjackets. Maines has also appeared in Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, and The Freedom to Exist with Elliot Page - A Soul of a Nation Presentation.

  • Lee Majors

    Lee Majors is known and loved worldwide for his iconic role as Col. Steve Austin in The Six Million Dollar Man television series. Other work includes The Big Valley, Men From Shilo, to Owen Marshall Counselor at Law, The Fall Guy and Rave.

  • Mari Mancusi

    Mari Mancusi is the award-winning author of over 30 books for kids, teens, and adults. She writes Frozen novels for Disney Press as well as sci-fi/fantasy books for other major publishers. An Emmy-award-winning former TV news producer, she also writes branching narrative fiction for mobile gaming companies.

  • Brianna Marie

    Brianna Marie is co-owner of Dungeons and Randomness and has always been obsessed with fantasy, roleplay and storytelling. D&R is the best thing to have ever happened to her. She has more friends than she ever could have imagined and gets to utilize her talents of being creative and compulsive.

  • Jason Marsden

    You've seen Jason Marsden on Boy Meets World, Step by Step,and Full House and heard him in A Goofy Movie, Hocus Pocus, Spirited Away, Fairly Odd Parents, and Young Justice. He's “that guy from that show,” having performed in film, television, video games, apps, for over 30 years!

  • Gail Z. Martin

    Gail Z. Martin writes urban fantasy, epic fantasy, steampunk and more for Orbit Books, Falstaff Books, SOL Publishing and Darkwind Press. Urban fantasy series include Deadly Curiosities and Night Vigil. Epic fantasy series include Darkhurst, Chronicles Of The Necromancer, Fallen Kings Cycle, Ascendant Kingdoms Saga, and Assassins of Landria.

  • Juwan Mass

    Ghost Brothers' Juwan Mass has a passion for helping people and is willing to jump into the fire to get answers. The Eagle Scout is a natural born explorer but knows when to run when stuff hits the fan. Mass and Spratt bonded over their shared experience.

  • 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.

  • Jason Massey

    Starting Dungeons and Randomness 11 years ago, Jason has been a professional Dungeon Master since then. He has hosted hundreds of sessions of DND and many other tabletop games.

  • Katie McClenahan

    Katie McClenahan (aka Katie Mac) is a producer, puppeteer and storyteller based in Portland, OR. She daylights as a freelance commercial producer and production manager for stop motion films & TV shows. She moonlights in puppetry performing live puppet shows and creating short films.

  • Eddie McClintock

    Eddie McClintock starred for 5 years on Syfy network's Warehouse 13. He appeared in a recurring role on Bones, as well as MacGyver, Supergirl, Agents of Shield, Backstrom, and Modern Family.

  • 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 extensively on emerging technology, modern weapons, geopolitical topics and military history with particular expertise in WWII, the early Cold War, and history of submarine warfare.

  • Paul McGillion

    Paul McGillion's television credits include Fox's 24, ABC's Once Upon a Time, AMC's award-winning drama The Killing, CW's The Flash, Netflix's Frontier, the cult classic The X-Files, and the hit sci-fi series Stargate Atlantis where he portrayed the lovable Scottish physician, Dr. Carson Beckett, for five seasons.

  • Kevin McLaughlin

    Kevin McLaughlin is the multiple USA Today bestselling author of over 100 SF&F novels. He loves traveling around the world to help teach newer authors the art and craft of producing books readers love!

  • Katherine McNamara

    Katherine Grace McNamara is an American actress. She is known for her role as Harper Munroe on the MTV comedy series Happyland, and for her lead role as Clary Fray on the Freeform fantasy series Shadowhunters. She also played Mia Smoak/ Mia Queen on the CW's Arrow.

  • William "Willy" McQuillian

    Willy McQuillian, the backwoods MacGyver of the Mountain Monsters crew, boasts that he can build a trap to hold anything. McQuillian's day job is a tree trimmer, and his knowledge gives him unique insight as he builds the wood and metal traps built to catch Appalachia's cryptids.

  • Corynne McSherry

    Corynne McSherry is Legal Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, specializing in copyright, intermediary liability, open access, and free expression issues.

  • Mark Meer

    Mark is known worldwide for his work on Bioware's Mass Effect Trilogy, voicing Commander Shepard, the Vorcha, and more. Other voice credits include the Baldur's Gate and Dragon Age series, Hinterland Studio's The Long Dark, ChaosForge's Jupiter Hell and Starro the Conquerer in WB Games' Gotham Knights.

  • Erica Mendez

    Erica Mendez is a voice actor and screen writer based out of LA. You may have heard her voice in popular Anime such as Hunter x Hunter, Aggretsuko, Seven Deadly Sins, and Sword Art Online II. You can also hear her in video games such as Final Fantasy VII Remake, and Genshin Impact!

  • Travis Scott Merrill

    Travis Scott Merrill currently works as an ager-dyer and specialty costumer. A member of IATSE local 479. He uses paint, dyes, glues, power-tools; whatever it takes to create one-of-a-kind effects. You can see his art in professional theater, television, and across the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

  • Sarah M Milkovich

    Dr. Sarah M. Milkovich is a scientist and an engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She has spent over 15 years exploring the solar system with a variety of spacecraft. Milkovich enjoys sharing the stories of the people behind the robots.

  • John Jackson Miller

    New York Times bestselling author and Dragon Award winner John Jackson Miller has written novels and comics in many universes. Star Trek novels include Strange New Worlds: The High Country; Star Wars works include Kenobi and Knights of the Old Republic; plus titles for Battlestar Galactica, Halo, and Mass Effect.

  • Luke Millington-Drake

    Luke Millington-Drake voices The Devil on The Cuphead Show.

  • Kayli Mills

    Kayli Mills characters include Keqing (Genshin Impact), Alice (Sword Art Online), Emilia (Re:Zero), Clara (Welcome to Demon School: Iruma-kun), Quna - Speaking and singing (PSO2) and many more!

  • Colby Minifie

    Colby Minifie plays major antagonist Ashley Barrett, the former CEO and former Director of Talent Relations for Vought International, on The Boys. She also played Virginia in Fear The Walking Dead and Robyn on Jessica Jones.

  • Nathan Mitchell

    Nathan Mitchell is best known for his role as Earving / Black Noir in the Amazon Prime Video series The Boys. Mitchell began his career with a recurring role on the series Aliens in America. He appeared on Arrow, The Tomorrow People, Timeless, iZombie, and Supernatural

  • Andrea Lorenzo Molinari

    Andrea Lorenzo Molinari, Ph.D. is co-writer of The Shepherd series with Scout Comics and editorial director. He was submissions editor/ editor for Caliber Comics, an editor for Amigo Comics, and has edited books published by Action Lab Entertainment, Behemoth, Second Sight, Cosmic Times, and Lev Gleason's New Friday Comics .

  • Karl Moline

    Karl Moline has worked as a professional comic book artist with every major comics publisher for over twenty years. He is best known for his work on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and co-creating Fray with Joss Whedon. He recently finished working on Eternus with Scout comics and Andy Serkis. 

  • Bob Morley

    Bob Morley is an actor that stars as ‘Bellamy Blake' in The CW's drama/sci-fi series The 100 which in 2015 he was nominated for a Teen Choice Award. Morley also appeared in The White City, Blinder, Neighbors, Road Kill, Love Me, and more.

  • Mikal Mosley

    Mikal Mosley is an avid convention goer and costume designer. He has presented at several major conventions over the past 10 years, such as Dragon Con, Momo Con, and San Diego ComicCon. His professional costume credits include building costumes for the WWE, NFL, and various tv shows.

  • Anson Mount

    Anson Mount is known for his television roles as Cullen Bohannon in the AMC's series Hell on Wheels, Jim Steele on NBC series Conviction, the Marvel Comics superhero Black Bolt in Marvel's Inhumans, Captain Christopher Pike in season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

  • Tony Moy

    Tony Moy is an international comic artist known for The 4Forty2nd. He creates artwork for D&D, X-files, and more. He teaches watercolor and streams on Twitch and Paint Bros.

  • James C Mulligan

    James Mulligan has been a Disney artist for over two decades, with properties featuring everything from the classics to recent favorite Frozen. His design, fine art and gallery work includes Playboy, Coca-Cola, Fox, Dreamworks, Warner Brothers, the Chuck Jones Family, Marvel, DC, Lexus, and the Elvis Presley Estate.

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  • Bobby Nash

    Bobby Nash is an award-winning author (comic books, novels, short stories, screenplays, audio). On occasion, he acts in movies and TV shows, usually standing behind your favorite actor, but every once in a while they let him speak.

  • Bill "Wild Bill" Neff

    Mountain Monsters' Bill "Wild Bill" Neff is sheer brute force and assists with the traps and tracking monsters through the woods. The Marine Corps veteran and big-game trapper never hesitates to climb a tree, scale a wall, or give chase, and his hyper, gregarious personality brings energy to the team.

  • Nooligan

    HaiNaNu "nooligan" Saulque is an artist, comic creator, and graphic designer based in Sacramento, Ca.  From the cartoons of his youth to films he missed by decades, from golden age comics to classic newspaper strips, you will find a creator who has immersed himself in what he loves.

  • Mohamed Noor

    Dr. Mohamed Noor is a professor and vice-provost at Duke University and a contracted science consultant for the Star Trek universe. He merges his passions by teaching genetic and evolutionary concepts using depictions from Star Trek in the classroom, in writings, in online videos, and in-person presentations at conventions.

  • Cary Nord

    Cary Nord is the award-winning artist of comic books and graphic novels such as Daredevil, X-Men, and Conan The Barbarian. Throughout his career Cary has drawn virtually every major character in comics, having worked on Superman, Wolverine, Mutant X, Ghost Rider, Spider-Man, Thor, and Star Wars.

  • Jody Lynn Nye

    Jody Lynn Nye lists her main career activity as "spoiling cats." When not engaged in this worthy occupation, she writes fantasy and science fiction. She has published over 50 books and more than 170 stories. Nye teaches writing seminars and is Coordinating Judge for the Writers of the Future Contest.

  • David Nykl

    David Nykl is an actor best known for portraying Dr. Radek Zelenka in the SyFy television series Stargate Atlantis and Anatoly Knyazev in the DC Comics series Arrow. He also played the role in the Stargate SG-1 episode "The Pegasus Project". In 2012 he made a brief guest appearance on Once Upon A Time.

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  • Katy O'Brian

    Katy O'Brian is best known for her roles as Jentorra in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, George in Syfy's Z Nation, Major Sarah Grey in Black Lightning and Kimball in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. O'Brian plays Imperial communications officer Elia Kane in the second and third seasons of The Mandalorian.

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  • Adrianne Palicki

    Adrianne Palicki is best known for her starring roles as Tyra Collette in the NBC sports drama series Friday Night Lights, as "Bobbi" Morse/Mockingbird in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and as Commander Kelly Grayson in The Orville.
    Palicki also had supporting roles in the films LegionRed DawnG.I. Joe: Retaliation, and John Wick.
  • Ande Parks

    Ande Parks is an American comic book artist, known for his works as an inker and writer. His greatest notoriety comes from his stint with fellow artist Phil Hester on DC Comics' Green Arrow series, and writing the graphic novels Union Station and Capote in Kansas by Oni Press.

  • Khary Payton

    Khary Payton is an actor and voice actor best known for his voice role of Cyborg across various films, cartoons, and video games, including Teen Titans. He is also known for his live action performances on General Hospital and The Walking Dead.
  • Ethan Peck

    Actor Ethan Peck is best known for his roles in the movies The Sorcerer's Apprentice and In Time, and the series 10 Things I Hate About You and Star Trek: Discovery. In addition, Peck has lent his voice to Halo 4, Halo 5: Guardians, and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

  • Bob Pendarvis

    Bob Pendarvis was the original creator of SCAD's Sequential Art Department (he even named it) and taught dozens of unique classes for over 18 years. Pendarvis's most recent accomplishments are the successful publication of A Girl Teaching Art Classes In The Spooky Woods Near A Witch and the sequel James.

  • Mark A Pennington

    Mark Pennington's art career started at Hasbro designing GI Joe action figures. Three years later moved on to freelance art, inking comics for DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, and various others. He also illustrated for gaming cards, children's books, educational books and is currently illustrating Carson of Venus.

  • Harrison Giles Pink

    Harrison Pink has had a varied career in the video games industry, working on groundbreaking narrative titles such as Telltale's The Walking Dead and Tales from the Borderlands alongside designing and writing quests for genre-defining franchises such as Diablo IV.

  • Billie Piper

    Piper appeared in Doctor Who as companion Rose Tyler. She starred in Secret Diary of a Call GirlPenny Dreadful, and Collateral, for which she was nominated for a British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actress. Piper co-created and starred in I Hate Suzie, for which she earned a BAFTA two nominations for Best Actress.

  • Lan Pitts

    Lan Pitts was born in Atlanta, now lives in Baltimore, Maryland, where he writes comics and is a Staff Writer for Gamespot. He loves wrestling, The Simpsons, 1980s' animation. He's written for several entertainment sites for almost 20 years and has been writing comics for what feels for so much longer.

  • Van Allen Plexico

    Van Allen Plexico is a multi-award-winning writer best known for the Sentinels illustrated superhero novels and comics, 1960s crime novels, and the Shattering space opera universe. His White Rocket Entertainment network features multiple video and podcast channels covering James Bond, Babylon 5, The Avengers, and more.

  • Deanna Krofft Pope

    Deanna Krofft Pope is SVP of Sid and Marty Krofft Pictures and has worked with her father, Marty Krofft, at the company for nearly 40 years, producing and co-producing television and streaming hits like Mutt & Stuff, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (2016), and Mondays with Marty

  • Robert Pope

    Cartoonist/animator Robert Pope draws the Peanuts gang for Simon and Schuster and Looney Tunes for DC. He's drawn Scooby-Doo, Batman, Powerpuff Girls and more for DC, IDW, as well as animating for CN classics Space Ghost Coast to Coast, The Animaniacs, The Brak Show and others!

  • Carl J. 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.

  • Benny Powell

    Benny Powell is a publisher, writer, and artist most known for the hit White Widow comic and upcoming spin-off I Make Boys Cry. He is also the creator and writer for Wayward Legends, Darchon, AMPED, Duel Identity, Wayward Sons, Markiplier, and dozens more.

  • Andy Price

    Since issue one, Andy Price has been the lead pencil/ink artist for the incredibly successful and record breaking My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comic book from IDW Publishing. MLP broke the 100,000 pre-sale mark, the first independent book to beat out DC or Marvel in 9 years!

  • Cherie M. Priest

    Cherie Priest is the author of more than two dozen books and novellas, including the Booking Agents mysteries (Grave Reservations and Flight Risk), southern horror novel The Toll, acclaimed gothic Maplecroft, and the award-winning Clockwork Century series, beginning with Boneshaker.

  • Freddie Prinze Jr

    Freddie Prinze Jr is an actor, writer, and producer. He has starred in films I Know What You Did Last Summer, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, She's All That, Summer Catch, Scooby-Doo, and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. Prinze voiced Kanan Jarrus in  Star Wars Rebels.

  • Dr. Donald Prothero

    Dr. Donald Prothero has taught college geology and paleontology for over 45 years, at Caltech, Occidental, and several other colleges, and currently teaches at Cal Poly Pomona. He is the author of over 350 scientific papers, and 49 books, on scientific topics as well as books on UFOs, cryptozoology, and the paranormal.

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  • Ed Quinn

    Edward Quinn is an American actor, model, and musician. He played recurring roles in 2 Broke Girls, Mistresses, and One Day at a Time. From 2006 to 2012 he starred in the Syfy fantasy series Eureka, and in 2019 began starring as President Hunter Franklin in the BET prime time soap opera The Oval.

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  • Benjamin Radford

    Benjamin Radford, MPH, M.Ed., is a folklorist with Skeptical Inquirer magazine and has written on urban legends, mysterious phenomena, and critical thinking. He is author of over twenty books and has won awards for his books, films, and podcasts.

  • Cat Rambo

    Cat Rambo's 200+ fiction publications include stories in Asimov's, Clarkesworld Magazine, and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Their novel You Sexy Thing was a Dragon Award nominee in 2022. Their most recent works include Gods of Tabat (novel, WordFire Press) and space opera Devil's Gun.

  • Jesse Rath

    Jesse Rath is known for playing the role of Alak Tarr on Defiance, and Querl Dox /Brainiac-5 on Supergirl. She has also appeared in The Greatest Game Ever Played, Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield,  Assassin's Creed: Lineage, and more.

  • Trina L. Ray

    Trina Ray is the Deputy Science Manager and Investigation Scientist for the radar instrument on NASA's Europa Clipper Mission.  She worked 20 years on Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn (specializing in Titan), starting her career working on Voyager.  She invited to speak around the nation.

  • Aaron Reynolds

    Aaron Reynolds is the four time Webby Award-winning author of Effin' Birds, a comic strip pairing intricate artwork with mundane daily frustrations read by over a million people every day. His first book, Effin' Birds: A Field Guide To Identification, hit bookstores in 2019 and is a best seller.

  • Roy A Richardson

    Roy Richardson has worked for all the major publishers. Currently, he is the inker of the new sci-fi series Captain Ginger from Ahoy Comics. He is also the inker/letter/colorist for the Mary Worth comic strip, over his wife June Brigman's pencils.

  • Riddle

    Riddle, is an internationally recognized cosplayer who has been cosplaying for over 20 years. While she continues to cosplay, she has transferred the skills she learned from cosplay to working on such films as Marvel's End Game as a specialty costumer, as well as various shows on Disney+.

  • Corinne Roberts

    Corinne Roberts is an illustrator working in comics and children's books (Bug Bites, Drawing Dragons, the Out and About series, Kitty Game and Unreal Estate). She teaches throughout Michigan and continues her passion of painting in watercolor and pen.

  • Rogue

    Rogue is the lead singer, song writer, front-man, and founder of the band the Cruxshadows. With close to 200 song-writing credits, over 20 CDs, several chart-topping hits in Europe and the U.S., and well over a thousand live performances all over the globe.

  • Naomi "Nao" Romero

    Naomi Romero is a character designer for animation and illustrator for children's literature. They have worked for Dream Works, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Sesame Workshop, Illumination Studios, Hasbro, Spin Master, and more. Naomi is the current artist for the new baby dragon plush for Dragon Con.

  • Mark Russell

    Mark Russell is the GLAAD and Eisner Award-winning writer behind comic books such as The Flintstones, Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, Second Coming, and Superman: Space Age. He lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

  • Matt Ryan

     Matthew Ryan has portrayed John Constantine in Constantine and Legends of Tomorrow, and voiced the character in the film Justice League Dark and its spin-off web series Constantine: City of Demons. Prior to his role as Constantine, he performed the voice and motion capture of Edward Kenway in Ubisoft Montreal's video game Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

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  • Steve Saffel

    Steve Saffel has been in publishing for decades including at Titan Books acquiring SF, fantasy, horror, and illustrated books. He's the fiction editor for Alien and Predator novels, books based on Marvel Comics (including Black Panther), the Conan fiction, and novels based on Gears of War and Mass Effect.

  • Adam Savage

    Adam Savage is a former special effects designer/fabricator who worked on such films as Star Wars Episodes I and II. From 2003 to 2016, he co-hosted the Discovery Channel series MythBusters, and today, he stars in and produces content for his YouTube channel Tested.

  • Robert J. Sawyer

    Robert J. Sawyer has won the Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards, all for best science-fiction novel of the year. The ABC TV series Flash Forward was based on his Aurora Award-winning novel of the same name, and he was one of the writers for that program.

  • Erica Schultz

    Erica Schultz is a Ringo Award nominated comic book writer best known for her work on X-23, Moon Knight, and Daredevil for Marvel, and her creator-owned series The Deadliest Bouquet with Image Comics. She's also worked with 2000AD, Dark Horse, Dynamite, Red 5, and more.

  • Chris Schweizer

    Eisner-nominated Chris Schweizer is the cartoonist that divides his time between two graphic novel series: the award-winning historical fiction Crogan Adventures (Oni Press), and the upcoming horror series The Creeps (Abrams/Amulet). Schweizer has previously taught aspiring artists at SCAD-Atlanta for five years.

  • Tracy Scoggins

    Tracy is well-known for her lead role as Captain Elizabeth Lochley in the award-winning Babylon 5. She also appeared in Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years, and more.

  • Andy Serkis

    Andy Serkis is best known for his performance capture roles in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, King Kong, the Planet of the Apes reboot trilogy, The Force Awakens, and The Last Jedi. He also portrayed Kino Loy in the Star Wars Disney+ series Andor. Andy is appearing Sunday only.

  • Vinessa Shaw

    Vinessa Shaw's credits include: Puncture, Big Miracle, 3:10 To Yuma, 40 Days And 40 Nights, Melinda And Melinda, Eyes Wide Shut, The Weight Of Water, Ladybugs and Hocus Pocus. She can next be seen on season 2 of the hit Apple TV+ series Swagger.

  • Michael Shelfer

    20 years in professional comics, Michael Shelfer is the artist on the current Dune: House Harkonnen comic adaptation from Boom! Studios, previously the artist for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Elvis the Graphic Novel (Ringo award nominated book), Marvel's Domino and Domino: Hotshots and many others.

  • Scott Sigler

    #1 New York Times best-selling author Scott Sigler is the creator of fifteen novels, six novellas and dozens of short stories. He gives away his stories as weekly, serialized, audio-books, with over 40 million episodes downloaded.

  • Dietrich O Smith

    Dietrich Smith is an artist in the field of comics who has illustrated a variety of titles such as Superman, Spiderman, Shaft, and a bevy of others. He has been nominated or awarded various honors and currently has his hand in development of a diverse group of projects.

  • Uko Smith

    Having worked with well-known companies as Hasbro, Image, IDW, Marvel, DC, Kingwood Comics,Lucasfilm, Chapterhouse, Ablaze Publishing, Moonstone, Upper Deck, Action Labs, DC DIRECT and also being featured in Heavy Metal. He publishes a successful brand of original art and sketchbooks out of his studio.

  • Anne Sowards

    Anne Sowards is an executive editor at Penguin Random House, where she primarily acquires and edits fantasy, science fiction, and romance for the Ace and Berkley imprints. The talented authors she works with include New York Times bestsellers Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, and Kim Harrison.

  • Dalen Spratt

    Dalen Spratt is addicted to history both in and outside of the paranormal. The entrepreneur and fashion designer is the ringleader of the team on Ghost Brothers, with his finger on the pulse of the who, what, where, when and why of each case.

  • Michael A. Stackpole

    Michael A. Stackpole is an award-winning novelist, game designer, computer game designer, podcaster, screenwriter and graphic novelist best known for I, Jedi and Rogue Squadron.

  • Jewel Staite

    Jewel Staite is best known for her roles as Kaylee Frye in the Fox television series Firefly and its spin-off theatrical film Serenity, and as Jennifer Keller on Sci-Fi Channel's science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis in addition to her lead role in The Tribe.

  • T. Alexander Stangroom

    T. Alexander Stangroom is the Chief Operations Officer at the multi ENnie award-winning tabletop role-playing publisher Kobold Press. Stangroom is professional Dungeon Master, TTRPG designer, and writer whose credits include publications from Wizards of the Coast and Modiphius.

  • Kyle Starks

    Kyle Starks is the writer of DC's Peacemaker Tries Hard, I Hate This Place, Where Monsters Lie, the upcoming Marvel Unleashed, and Rick and Morty. He is well known for his action-comedies, like Kill Them All and his two Eisner nominated books Sexcastle and Rock Candy Mountain both from Image Comics.

  • Kim Steadman

    Kim Steadman is a Systems Engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Currently she is a Systems Engineer for the Perseverance Rover Engineering Operations team and the Technical Group Supervisor for the Integrated Planning and Sequencing for Surface Missions group. She has also worked on Opportunity, Curiosity, and Cassini.

  • Jeanne C Stein

    Jeanne C. Stein is the author of the The Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles and The Fallen Siren Series written as S. J. Harper. In 2021, she co-authored a Sci Fi adventure trilogy, 180 Degrees Magnetic. Her most recent short story appeared in Shadow Atlas, Dark Landscapes of the Americas.

  • TJ Sterling

    TJ Sterling is an former Marvel and DC comics artist. TJ also publishes comics through his own imprint RAE Comics. TJ is also a teacher at the Joe Kubert School of Comic and Cartoon Art.

  • S. M. Stirling

    S.M. Stirling was born in France in 1953 and published his first novel Snowbrother in 1984. His latest books are Conan: Blood Of The Serpent, Warlord Of The Steppes and the upcoming To Turn The Tide, a time-travel novel which will be coming out from Baen in 2023.

  • William Stout

    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.

  • 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 .

  • Sway

    Joshua "Sway" Swaby has provided cover artwork for Entertainment Weekly, DC Comics, Vault Comics, Image Comics, and Marvel Comics. His art has brought to life many iconic properties, including Star Wars, Black Widow, Wonder Woman, Miles Morales, Thanos, Loki, and more. Sway's dedication to his craft and dynamic presentation makes him an illustrator to watch for years.

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  • George Takei

    With an acting career spanning six decades, George Takei, best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in the acclaimed television and film series Star Trek, has more than 30 feature films and hundreds of television guest appearances including Lost Girl, The Neighbors, Hawaii Five-0, The New Normal, Supah Ninjas, Malcolm in the Middle, and many more.

  • Courtenay Taylor

    Psychotic biotic? Check. Conflicted Jedi? Check. Elusive and sexy spy? Check and check! That's right; Jack from Mass Effect, Juhani from Knights of the Old Republic, and Ada Wong of Resident Evil 6 all share the same vocal chords of actress Courtenay Taylor!

  • Eliza Taylor

    Eliza Taylor is an Australian actress best known to Dragon Con fans as the lead Clarke Griffin in The CW series The 100. She also starred in the 2014 film The November Man, The Sleepover Club, and Pirate Islands.

  • Tasya Teles

    Tasya Teles was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on The 100, Rogue, and Supernatural.

  • Bobby Timony

    Bobby Timony is the illustrator of DC's League of Super-Pets, an original graphic novel based on the animated film. He co-created the Harvey Award nominated webseries The Night Owls for DC Comics, and has illustrated multiple sets of Disney trading cards for Topps.

  • Frank Todaro

    Frank Todaro is known for playing Mugman on The Cuphead Show and the voice of Starscream of the Decepticons from the Transformers. He's also lended his voice to Lupin the 3rd, Demon Slayer, and many more.

  • Gina Torres

    Gina Torres is a television and movie actress. She has appeared in many television series, including Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, the short-lived Cleopatra 2525, Alias, Firefly and the subsequent movie Serenity, Angel, 24, Suits, The Shield, and Westworld.

  • Adam Tsekhman

    Adam Tsekhman is known for DC's Legends of Tomorrow, You're the Worst, and Dragged Across Concrete. While studying finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he developed a passion for acting, and joined a theatre troupe. He later went to Columbia University where he graduated with a Masters in Fine Arts in Theatre Acting.

  • Jamie Tyndall

    Jamie Tyndall is a Canadian - American Comic book cover artist. He is the founder and co creator of Absolute Comics and Merc Publishing with such titles as Miss Meow, Deathrage, Born of Blood and many more.

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  • Chris Uminga

    Christopher Uminga is a Connecticut based painter and illustrator. He has spent the last ten years developing a unique style that blends together creepy and cute. You can find the influences of classic movies, Saturday morning cartoons, graffiti and low brow/outsider art in his work. 

  • James Underdown

    James Underdown is the Founder and Chair of the Center for Inquiry Investigations Group, who offers a $500,000 prize for anyone who can prove paranormal ability under scientific testing conditions. He is the host of Point of Inquiry, CFI's podcast, and SkeptiLab: The Bunk Stops Here! a new web series.

  • Urbnpop

    Chris Hamer aka URbnpop Is an Georgia Based Artist, Who Paints, Draws Comics and Envisions the world in a Very different way.

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  • Toma Vagner

    Toma Vagner is an award-winning NYC-based artist and illustrator. Toma is known for creating tour visuals for Harry Styles worldwide tour in 2018, as well as her series of illustrations "DISORDERS." Clients include Google, The New York Times, Bloomberg, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, LUSH, Premier Guitar, Bandcamp, Red Bull, Wired, Johns Hopkins University, and others.

  • Carlos Valdes

    Carlos Valdes is an actor and musician with roots in the theatre. His most recent portrayal is nerdtastic tech genius Cisco Ramon on the hit CW series The Flash, and crossed over onto other 'DC Universe' shows like ArrowLegends of Tomorrow, and the animated series Vixen

  • Tru Valentino

    Tru Valentino voices the titular character of Cuphead on The Cuphead Show, among many voice credits. He is also known for The Rookie, Fast & Furious Spy Racers, and Psychonauts 2.

  • Trevor Valle

    Trevor Valle is a paleontologist, science writer, and professional DM who has appeared on Doomsday: 10 Ways The World Will End and Mammoths Unearthed, as well as a TTRPG writer, Actual Play regular, the dinosaur creator for Atlas Games' Plangea D&D setting, and Creative Director of the GeekyJerseys D&D jerseys.

  • Sal Velluto

    Sal Velluto's professional career in comics started in 1986. Since then, the Italian-born - Utah resident has been drawing for major American publishers (Marvel, DC, Valiant), and several independents as well as international publishers. He is probably best known for drawing Black Panther and Marc Spector: Moon Knight.

  • Wade von Grawbadger

    A veteran of 24 years in comics; Eisner, Harvey and Inkwell award winning artist Wade von Grawbadger moved back to Atlanta after a 20 year absence and continues to create comics today working most recently on Wonder Woman, Amazing Spider-man, and Venom.

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  • Christian Waggoner

    Christian Waggoner is known worldwide for his Star Wars Reflection series paintings. He has been working with Lucasfilm over 12 years. His uniquely enhanced, photo-realistic style makes viewers wonder how he achieves such detail with a mere brush and canvas.

  • Lindsay Wagner

    Lindsay Wagner received worldwide recognition, breaking the mold for women on television with her iconic portrayal of Jaime Sommers. The Bionic Woman became an inspiration around the world and in 1977 Lindsay won the Emmy for "Best Actress in a Dramatic Role". Lindsey also starred in The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg LaurelI Want To Live, and many more.

  • Garrett Wang

    Garrett Wang is best known for his role as Ensign Harry Kim on Star Trek: Voyager which ran from 1995 to 2001. 

    Garrett's other work includes Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, Into the WestDemon Island, Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force (game), The Auteur TheoryHundred PercentIvory TowerAngry Cafe, and Flesh Suitcase.
  • Jean Marie Ward

    Jean Marie Ward writes fiction, nonfiction and everything in between. Her credits include a multi-award nominated novel, numerous short stories and two popular art books. 

  • H C Warner

    HC Warner is responsible for the birth of the Comics and Pop Art installation in a double suite poolside at the Sheraton featuring an array of present leaders in the lowbrow and pop art arena. Warner's been part of Atlanta's lowbrow scene since the early '90s .

  • David Weber

    David Weber grew up in rural South Carolina. He is perhaps best known for his character Honor Harrington. David currently lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Sharon, numerous cats and three dogs. Two of David's children are serving their country in the Armed Forces, and one is attending college.

  • Jenelle Weidlich

    Jenelle Weidlich is a multidisciplinary artist with a background in printmaking, puppetry, and theatrical clown. Her work has been featured in National Puppet Slams, film festivals, and variety shows across the U.S. and Berlin. She most recently performed in the award winning Box of Clowns' 10th anniversary performance of "Mom?"

  • Toni Weisskopf

    Toni Weisskopf has been the publisher of Baen Books since 2006. Baen is known for its innovative e-publishing program, which has expanded under Weisskopf's leadership to include titles from other publishers. She is interested in space science and serves on the Board of Advisors of the Interstellar Research Group.

  • Billy West

    Billy is mostly known for his many voices on Futurama that include Philip J. Fry, Professor, Hubert J. Farnsworth, Dr. John Zoidberg and others. He is also know for The Ren & Stimpy Show as Stimpson J. "Stimpy" Cat, and Space Jam.

  • Salli Richardson Whitfield

    Salli Richardson-Whitfield is an American actress, director and producer. Richardson is known for her role as Dr. Allison Blake on the Syfy comedy-drama series Eureka (2006–2012). She is also known for her voice acting as Elisa Maza on the Disney animated series Gargoyles and as Viveca Foster on the CBS series Family Law (1999-2002). 

  • Marcusthevisual Williams

    Marcus Williams is an Illustrator, Writer and Co-Creator. A long time lover of video games, comic art, and all things animated, Williams dedicated his young artistic years to fine tuning his illustration muscles by way of freelancing. 

  • Robert Wilson

    Robert Wilson IV is a comic artist and illustrator living in Dallas, TX. He is the co-creator and artist of Heartthrob at Oni Press with writer Christopher Sebela and colorist Nick Filardi. He also co-created Knuckleheads at IDW / Monkeybrain with Brian Winkeler and Like A Virus with Ken Lowery. 

  • Adam Withers

    Comfort and Adam are an award-nominated comic creating team. Their acclaimed series The Uniques and Rainbow in the Dark put them on the map, and they also wrote/illustrated The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics (Random House) Kitty Game (with artist Corinne Roberts).

  • Elijah Wood

    Elijah Wood is an actor and producer known for his portrayal of Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Wood can also be seen in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Sin City, Come to DaddyWilfred, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, and more. 

  • DB Woodside

    DB Woodside is currently seen as the series regular, Amenadiel on Lucifer on Netflix. Concurrently, he has been starring on the cable drama Suits. Prior to that, he was a recurring regular on the network drama Parenthood and he played Wayne Palmer on the Emmy Awarding-winning 24.

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  • Derek Yaniger

    Derek Yaniger is a toothless hillbilly that's got a way long history of scratchin' out art for lots of king-sized bigwigs like Marvel Comics and Cartoon Network. But nowadays he strictly digs the gigs that let him beat his own bongos.

  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

    Literary Guest of Honor, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro has sold over 97 books and 83 shorter works in many genres in her 57-year-long career,. She is best-known for her Saint-Germain series of historical horror stories. She writes in a number of genres and under five different pseudonyms.

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  • Thomas Zahler

    Thom Zahler is a comic book creator and animation writer. He created the Line Webtoons hit series Cupid's Arrows and Warning Label as well as the Harvey-nominated Love and Capes (recently with new volumes Home for the Holidays and In the Time of Covid).

  • Timothy Zahn

    Timothy Zahn is the author of sixteen Star Wars books and the Cobra, Quadrail, Sibyl's War, and Dragonback series. Recent books include Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy: Lesser Evil, The Icarus Plot, and A Call to Insurrection (with David Weber and Thomas Pope). Upcoming books include The Icarus Twin.

  • Emily Zarka

    Emily Zarka is the creator, writer, and host of the popular, award-winning YouTube series Monstrum, on PBS' Storied channel. She earned her doctorate from Arizona State University where she currently serves as official monster expert.

  • Jim Zub

    Jim Zub is a writer, artist, and art instructor who has worked for a wide array of publishing, movie, and video game clients, including Marvel, DC Comics, Disney, Capcom, Hasbro, Cartoon Network, and Bandai-Namco. He juggles his time between being a freelance comic writer and a professor teaching drawing and storytelling courses in Seneca College's award-winning Animation program.

  • Chrissie Zullo

    Chrissie Zullo has created comic book covers for Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, Hack/Slash vs. Vampirella, Josie and the Pussycats, Vampirella, Life With Archie, and Vertigo's Fables: The Wolf Among Us series. She has worked for DC Comics, Fandango, Mattel, Dark Horse, Devil's Due, IDW, Topps, and Harper Collins. 


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