This year, we have a great guest lineup including:
Artist and inker Bill Anderson
Bill has inked many titles for Comico, DC, and Marvel Comics, including The Silver Surfer.
Panoptic Press publisher Steve Arenius
Artist and inker Doug Arthur
Doug is the creator of the long-running independent comic strip Tales From The Dougside, the musical mind behind the experimental,
ambient electronic band Flaming Schwarzkopf Experience,
as well as the host of the genre-bending podcast Assault Of The 2-Headed Space Mules. 2018 marks Doug's first appearance at Ithacon and he brings
with him several of his most recent books, to help celebrate the 30th Anniversary of his strip Tales From The Dougside.
Mr. Arthur also attended Caroline Elementary School in the early 1970s and encourages any of his old classmates still
in town to stop by and say hello!
Writer and publisher John Brhel
co-founder of Cemetery Gates Media, a publisher of fantasy and supernatural fiction.
Writer Caytlyn Brooke
whose YA novel Dark Flowers is available from BHC Press.
Crafter Diana Carver
Cosplay accessories crafter Kirsten Clinton
Manga writer Maegan Cook
Artist Storn Cook
Storn is an artist, art teacher, and fantasy illustrator. Clients include AEG, Hero Games, and Wizards of the Coast.
Crafters Professionally Unprofessional Nerdcrafters
(sisters Amanda and Erica DiVergilio)
Comic book artist and fantasy illustrator Steve Ellis
Writer and movie extra Mark Fenton
Comic book writer David Gallaher
Colorist Mike Garland
Mike is currently working on All-New Wolverine, The Mighty Captain Marvel,
Rocket Raccoon and Groot and The Black Monday Murders
Crafter Sharon Gates
Artist and animator Warren Greenwood
Care Bears (2007), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2005-06),
Duck Tales: The Movie, and Grasshopper and Cricket
Artist and Club member turned pro
Haeffner is an artist on Alien Dawn, a series for Nicktoons, and the creator of the web-comic
Genre blogger Andrew Hocking
Artist Joe Holley
Fantasy writer John Koloski
whose debut novel EMPYRES: Bloodblind was published by Northampton House
Photographer and clay and wood artist Gabrielle Krogstad
Horror author Kevin Lucia
whose latest book Mystery Road is forthcoming from Cemetery Dance Publications
Web comic creator Matt Magill
Fantasy illustrator Joe Orsak
Joe is a Syracuse comic book artist and graphic designer noted as the creator of CAPTAIN 'CUSE, a comic strip in local newspapers in the 1980s.
In 2008 Joe teamed up with Doug Brode to create a new comic strip SALT CITY in the Syracuse New Times.
The duo teamed up again to create graphic novels for McFarland & Company: Yellow Rose Of Texas, The Myth of Emily Morgan, and
Virgin Vampires, or Once Upon a Time in Transylvania. Joe is working on a new graphic novel for McFarland about John Dillinger.
Writer Tom Peyer
Best known for his revamp of the DC Comics' character Hourman, Peyer has recently written Batman '66 for DC Comics
and Clown Tales for Thrillbent.com.
Artist Rob Piecuch
Fantasy artist Alan Pollack
whose work is seen in Magic: The Gathering as well as on
book covers, with recent titles including Cruel Zinc Melodies, The Two Worlds, and Miles and Metallurgy.
Artist Erin Powers-Kim
creator of the fantasy adventure Web comic Sell Spell
Artist/writer William Rodriguez
Fan artist Joseph Schichtel
Cosplay accessories maker KJ Schrecengast
Jason and the Draconauts series writer Paul Smith
Writer of The Eon Chronicles Dan Sopp
Marvel Comics writer Roger Stern
Online, Roger hangs out at http://sterntalk.yuku.com and at
His Spider-Man Omnibus reprints his entire first run on Spider-Man.
Artist Emily Swann
Fantasy artist Burton Taylor
Alan Tupper, Carrie Tupper, and Havana Nguyen
of the Kamikaze Animated studio
Kamikaze is a Glyph Award-winning webcomic and animated series.
Fantasy artist Sean Usyk
Editor and contributor of the Vertoscope anthology Ten Van Winkle
Artist Ken Wheaton
Ken has worked on many TV tie-comics such as the official adaptation of
Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol, and Simpsons comics, contributing to Bart Simpson's Manual of Mischief, vol.2
in the "Vault of Simpsonology" series. He drew several issues of IDW's Popeye series,
and is currently working on a creator-owned project, The Doomsday Brigade.
Artist Brandon Whipple
Artist Ed Yancey
Please note that we're still busy confirming guests. Check this site again for more updates!
Admission is FREE. Bring everyone you know!
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Last updated February 21, 2018