With 25 years in the animation industry, Noel Saabye has had the opportunity to work with some exciting companies that include Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., Disney, PBS, Mattel and Activision. Saabye continues to work as an animator and has his hands in several recent independent comic book titles.
Nicole Harsch and Mike Sakuta are the Crossed Swords. For over 20 years, their Crossed Swords Stage Combat Shows have been seen across the continental U.S. and Canada at renaissance festivals and science fiction conventions and, of course, previous Dragon Cons.
Symphony Sanders is an actress who voices Tamika Flynn in Welcome to Night Vale. Her first appearance was in the live show titled The Librarian (although this was not released publicly until after multiple other podcast appearances). Her first podcast appearance was in Old Oak Doors Part A.
Literary Guest of Honor Brandon Sanderson’s novels are the Mistborn books, The Stormlight Archive, which includes the Dragon Award winning Oathbringer, his most recent bestseller The Rithmatist, and Steelheart, among others. He completed the final volumes of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series and is published in 35 languages.
Mark Dos Santos
Mark Dos Santos credits include A Train Called Love from Dynamite Entertainment, Imperial for Image Comics, Eureka! for Boom Studios. and Lark’s Killer for FIRST Comics. In the literary world he has illustrated Icarus, A Hero By Any Other Name and Apollo’s Daughters for Silence in the Library.
Fabrice Sapolsky edits, designs, draws and, of course, writes. He the co-creator of Spider-Man Noir and is known for known for Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Ultimate Spider-Man, and Spider-Geddon: Spider-Man Noir. He has many projects in development and likes the quote: “To Be Continued."
Richard Saunders starred as the Skeptical Judge on the TV show The One: The Search for Australia's Most Gifted Psychic. He is the host of the weekly podcast The Skeptic Zone, in its 11th year. An origami expert and children’s author, CSI Fellow, and life member of Australian Skeptics.
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 FlashForward was based on his Aurora Award-winning novel of the same name, and he was one of the writers for that program.
Allison Scagliotti is an actress who is best known for her roles as Mindy in Drake and Josh and Claudia Donovan in the SyFy television series, Warehouse 13. Other notable roles include One Tree Hill, CSI, Zoey 101, Stitchers, Eureka, Smallville, and many more.
Randal L. Schwartz
Randal L. Schwartz is a renowned expert on the Perl programming language, having contributed to a dozen top-selling books on the subject, and over 250 magazine articles. Schwartz hosts the successful FLOSS Weekly podcast, covering Free/Libre Open Source Software by interviewing the project leaders and legends in the industry.
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.
Joseph Scrimshaw is a critically acclaimed comedian and writer who has brought his "geek flavored" comedy to w00tstock, the San Francisco SketchFest, Chicago Improv Festival, Jonathan Coulton’s JoCoCruiseCrazy, Dragon Con, and more. He is currently a contributing writer for RiffTrax.
Melanie Scrofano is best known for the titular role on Syfy’s modern Western drama Wynonna Earp. She has multiple credits in the sci-fi/horror genre. With notable roles in the Saw franchise and recent RoboCop reboot, she has also appeared on popular series such as Designated Survivor, Supernatural, and Warehouse 13.
Catherine M. Scully
Cat Scully is a writer, illustrator, and artist. She is the author of comic-novel Jennifer Strange, which released July 2019. She's illustrated maps and characters for publishers like Random House, Macmillan, Simon and Schuster, Knopf, Disney Hyperion, Scholastic, and more. She works at Haverhill House Publishing as a Marketing Designer.
William Shatner is an actor and novelist who gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk, in the television series Star Trek from 1966 to 1969, Star Trek: The Animated Series, and in seven of the subsequent Star Trek feature films.
Mark A. Sheppard
Mark Sheppard is a British-American actor and musician. He is known for his recurring roles as the demon/King of Hell Crowley on Supernatural, lawyer Romo Lampkin on the Battlestar Galactica reboot, Interpol investigator James Sterling on Leverage, and small-time crime lord Badger on Joss Whedon's Firefly.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Sigler is the creator of 15 novels, six novellas, and dozens of short stories. He gives away his stories as weekly, serialized, audiobooks, with over 40 million episodes downloaded. Scott launched his career by releasing his novels as author-read podcasts.
Anthony Simcoe is a graduate of Sydney’s National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA). He is best known in Australia for his role as Steve Kerrigan in The Castle and better known throughout the rest of the world for his portrayal of D’Argo on Farscape.
A star of both television and feature films, Marc Singer's popularity stems from such title roles as The Beastmaster in the three original films of that name, and his portrayal of Mike Donovan in the three acclaimed sci-fi TV epics V, V: the Final Battle, and V: the Series.
Samantha Smith is best known as Mary Winchester in the wildly popular show, Supernatural, which recently celebrated its 300th episode. Samantha has been a recurring character for multiple seasons. She has also had guest appearances on Rizzoli & Isles and Criminal Minds. Her film work includes Jerry Maguire and Transformers.
Thomas E. Sniegoski
Thomas E. Sniegoski is a New York Times bestselling author of books for adults, children, and teens. He is also a comic book scripter who has worked for just about every major comic book publisher and is the author of the ground-breaking teen series The Fallen.
Anne Sowards is an executive editor at Penguin Random House. Some of the great authors she works with include New York Times bestsellers Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, Charlaine Harris, Ilona Andrews, Taylor Anderson, Anne Bishop, Rachel Caine, Jack Campbell, Karen Chance, and Stephen R. Donaldson.
Eric P. Spana
Eric Spana is a biology professor at Duke University specializing in genetics and molecular biology who explains the unusual and fantastic occurrences in science fiction, fantasy, and video games using the biological mechanisms already identified on Earth. Sometimes he has to point out the really, really bad science, too.
Austin St. John
Austin St. John starred as “Jason Lee Scott, Red Ranger” in one of the most iconic, groundbreaking, live-action children’s television series of all time: The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
Austin will be signing at the J&J Collectibles Booth #2521 & 2523.
Michael A. Stackpole is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning novelist, graphic novelist, podcaster, game designer, computer game designer, and screenwriter. He has worked in the franchise worlds of Conan, Star Wars, BattleTech, ShadowRun, Dark Conspiracy, World of Warcraft, and Magic: The Gathering.
Kyle Starks has, the longest tenured writer and occasional artist of Oni Press's 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
Joe Staton has been in comics since 1971. He has an Inkpot, an Eisner, and three Harveys. He's co-created E-Man, The Huntress, Omega Men, and lots of Green Lanterns. He's been drawing the Dick Tracy comic strip for the last eight years.
Kim Steadman is a system engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Currently she is a Tactical Uplink Lead for the Curiosity Rover and a Science System Engineer for the Mars 2020 Rover. Her job is to enable science while keeping the rover safe and happy.
As an actor and choreographer, Mark Steger has worked in feature films, television, and live performance, creating characters with unique physicality and emotion. His work includes Stranger Things, American Horror Story, World War Z, The Pact, I Am Legend, At The Devil's Door, and Stan Against Evil
Amie Stepanovich is U.S. Policy Manager and Global Policy Counsel at Access Now, where she works to protect human rights in laws and policies involving technologies and their use. Stepanovich manages and develops the organization's U.S. policy and leads global projects at the intersection of human rights and government surveillance.
TJ Sterling is the President and Lead Artist of RAE Comics. He has worked for Marvel, Dark Horse, and Aspen Comics. Currently he is producing his creator owned series Okemus, a sci-fi martial art action story. Dragon Con is one of TJ's favorite cons! He looks forward to 2019's show.
E.J. Stevens is the bestselling, award-winning author of the Ivy Granger Psychic Detective urban fantasy series, the Spirit Guide young adult series, the Hunters' Guild urban fantasy series, and the Whitechapel Paranormal Society Victorian horror series. Her books are available worldwide in multiple languages.
Yale Stewart is a cartoonist from St. Louis, MO, who's best known for his long-running and award-winning webcomic JL8, which explores the lives of the Justice League as a class of third-graders! He's also known for his commission work, as well as freelance work for Marvel, Image, BOOM! and Dynamite.
S.M. Stirling was born in France. His latest books are The Sea Peoples (October, 2017), Black Chamber (July 2018) and The Sky-Blue Wolves (October, 2018). His hobbies include history, anthropology, archaeology, and travel. He also pursued the martial arts, until knees.
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.
Continuing to emerge as one of Hollywood's most engaging and sought after talents, Steven Strait is currently starring as Jim Holden, the lead on the hit SyFy series The Expanse, which is moving to Amazon for its fourth season. Steven was previously seen on the Starz hit series Magic City
With childhood interests in music, arts, and movies Joonas Suotamo studied film and video. He was a body double for Chewbacca, played by Peter Mayhew, in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and played the role for Star Wars: The Last Jedi and the Solo spinoff film.
Dana Swanson is a voice actor, musician, game reviewer, and person who improvises too much from Atlanta, GA. She provides the talky-parts of Toonami’s SARA, Dark Ages’ Malison, and Glenn’s Wife on Squidbillies while also recording music and voice nonsense for various other Adult Swim projects.
Jamy Ian Swiss
Jamy Ian Swiss is a magician, author, and public speaker. Television appearances include CBS's 48 Hours, PBS's Nova, The Today Show, and The Late, Late Show. He is the author of books including three collections of essays. Swiss has been a founder, fellow, or advisor to four major skeptic organizations.