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10.24.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Steve Blum

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Steve Blum

Steve Blum

With literally hundreds of credits to his name, he's best known as the voice of Spike Spiegel from Cowboy Bebop, Wolverine from several incarnations of X-Men, Orochimaru from Naruto, and a gigantic list of other characters from Anime, Video Games, TV and Film. In 2012, he was inducted into the Guinness Book of World records as Most Prolific Voice Actor in Video Games - appearing in almost 300 games!

Currently, he's on Transformers: Prime as Starscream and as Heatwave on Transformers: Rescue Bots! Look for him as Zeb Orrelios Star Wars: Rebels and as Shoe and Sparky in the feature film The Boxtrolls.
 
Mr. Blum will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

10.23.2014   Special Guest Announcement

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Ray Fawkes

Ray Fawkes

A writer whose recent work includes Batman Eternal, Constantine, Trinity of Sin: Pandora, Batman, Batman and Robin, Secret Origins, Justice League Dark, and the upcoming Gotham By Midnight. He is also the artist and writer of his own graphic novels The People Inside, Possessions, One Soul, The Spectral Engine, and the upcoming comic Intersect.

Adi Granov

Adi Granov

Illustrator and designer, his most notable works include Iron Man: Extremis and his role as a conceptual designer/illustrator on the Iron Man and Avengers films. He is a prolific cover artist for Marvel Comics as well, and his recent work includes Star Wars: Darth Vader, Uncanny X-Men, Miracleman, Silver Surfer, and more.

David Petersen

David Petersen

Eisner Award-winning creator/writer/artist of the Mouse Guard series, which include Winter 1152, Spring 1153, Legends of the Guard, The Black Axe, The Tale of the Wise Weaver, Labyrinth and Other Stories. He has also done cover art for numerous comics, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles In Time, Rocket Raccoon, Avengers, and Wild's End.

Christopher Sebela

Christopher Sebela

Writer of Dead Letters, High Crimes, Ghost, In The Dark, Shadowman, Fantastic Four, and Captain Marvel.

10.22.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Veronica Taylor

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Veronica Taylor

Veronica Taylor

A classically trained actor who has performed in NYC and around the U.S. in contemporary and classical theatre, her voice has been a part of Saturday morning cartoons for some time now. Best known for playing Ash and May on Pokémon, April on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Abby on Cubix, currently she can be heard as Max on Dinosaur King, Carly on Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, and all 7 Nanas on Seven of Seven.
 
Ms. Taylor will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

10.22.2014   Tales From The Con!

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He Didn't Choose This

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10.21.2014   Special Guest Announcement

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Derek Fridolfs

Derek Fridolfs

Writer and Inker, whose recent work includes Batman and Robin: Futures End, Dexter's Laboratory, Batman Eternal, Legends of the Dark Knight, Secret Origins, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Batman: Li'l Gotham, Adventures of Superman, Batwoman, Suicide Squad, and Batman: Arkham Unhinged.

James Harren

James Harren

Artist on Wolverine and the X-Men, Hawkeye vs. Deadpool, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, 2000 AD.

Bill Willingham

Bill Willingham

Eisner Award-winning creator/writer of Fables, Elementals, Fairest, The Literals and Jack of Fables, plus writer of numerous books, including the Sandman-related series Thessaly, The Thessaliad, Taller Tales, Merv Pumpkinhead: Agent of D.R.E.A.M. and The Dreaming, plus House of Mystery, Warriors Three, Angel, Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure and more.

Skottie Young

Skottie Young

Illustrator of the New York Times Best Selling and Eisner Award winning adaptions of L. Frank Baum's Oz novels including The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, The Road to Oz, and The Emerald City of Oz. Also the writer and artist for the current Rocket Raccoon comic, and cover artist for Marvel Comics.

10.20.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Janet Varney

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Janet Varney

Janet Varney

Host of the Nerdist podcast The JV Club and currently on FX's You're the Worst, she's known far and wide as the titular character on The Legend of Korra. She's also had recurring roles on Warehouse 13, the webseries Burning Love, Entourage, and Key and Peele.
 
Ms. Varney will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

10.17.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement: Michael Bell

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Michael Bell

Michael Bell

A household voice for a couple of generations of cartoon fans, he's the original Duke from G.I. Joe, Zan (and Gleek! and The Riddler!) from Super Friends, Plastic Man, Grouchy Smurf (and Handy! and Lazy!), AllStar Seaworthy on Snorks, several Transformers including Prowl, Sideswipe, and Bonecrusher, and Quackerjack on Darkwing Duck! Add to that work on Gargoyles, Batman the Animated Series, Rugrats, Justice League, and The Batman and you have one amazing career.

He's also very well known for his video game work, especially as Raziel in the Legacy of Kain series, and as Lawrence in the Ratchet & Clank games.
 
Mr. Bell will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon!

10.16.2014   Special Guest Announcement

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Jim Mahfood

Jim Mahfood

Artist and illustrator known for his work on Everybody Loves Tank Girl, Kevin Smith’s Clerks comics, Colt 45, Sarah Silverman Show, Kickpuncher comic for Community, MarijuanaMan, Bed Head and Los Angeles Ink Stains.

Mark Morales

Mark Morales

Inker on Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Death of Wolverine, Wolverine/Deadpool, Infinity, Inhumanity, X-Men, A+X, Iron Man, The Astonishing Spider-Man, Uncanny Avengers, Nova, Indestructible Hulk.

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart

Award-winning colorist on Detective Comics, The Walking Dead, The Goon, Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder, Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens, Harley Quinn, B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, Aliens: Fire and Stone, abe Sapien, Elektra, Dark Horse Presents, Conan the Barbarian, The Sandman: Overture, and more.

Ben Templesmith

Ben Templesmith

A New York Times best-selling artist and writer, his most notable works have been 30 Days of Night (which spawned a major motion picture), Fell and most recently, Ten Grand and The Squidder. Recent projects include Ash and the Army of Darkness, A Voice In The Dark, G.I. Joe: Origins, Drumhellar, Hatter M: Far From Wonder, The Memory Collectors, Shadowman, and Wasteland.