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04.17.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement

Posted by: Ron B.
Michael Biehn

Michael Biehn

Best known for his roles in James Cameron's science fiction action films The Terminator (as freedom fighter Kyle Reese), in Aliens as Cpl. Dwayne Hicks, and in The Abyss as Lt. Coffey, he has also appeared in such films as Tombstone, The Rock, and Planet Terror.

Mr. Biehn will be appearing both days of Rose City Comic Con.

Jennifer Blanc-Biehn

Jennifer Blanc-Biehn

Since starring in James Cameron's Dark Angel as Kendra Maibaum, as well as the TV series The Mommies and Party of Five, she has also guest-starred in CSI and It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia. Additionally, she has acted beside her husband and production partner Michael Biehn in many films including Puncture, The Divide, and The Victim.

Ms. Blanc-Biehn will be appearing both days of Rose City Comic Con.

04.11.2014   Guest Announcement!

Posted by: Ron B.
Miss Sinister

Miss Sinister

Rose City Comic Con is pleased to announce Miss Sinister as another amazing Cosplay guest for Rose City Comic 2014! Miss Sinister has been blowing up the Cosplay scene in the last couple of years, her Spidey cosplay caught our eye last year and we knew we needed this local Portlander to be apart of our show!

Eric Basaldua

Eric Basaldua

Known for his work at Top Cow and on fan favorite titles including Tomb Raider, Witchblade, and Vampirella to name a few.

Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark

Artist of Ghost Rider, The Amazing Spider-Man, Superman/Batman, The Outsiders, Wonder Woman, and The Punisher.

Clayton Crain

Clayton Crain

Clayton Crain is an American comic book artist, who primarily uses digital painting techniques in his art. He is best known for his works on Ghost Rider: Road to Damnation, Venom vs. Carnage and Sensational Spider-Man.The second one of his Ghost Rider mini-series with writer Garth Ennis has been published by the name of Trail of Tears.  Other titles include the re-launch of X-Force where he has done the interiors and covers, as well as Carnage!

Joe Harris

Joe Harris

Creator/writer of Great Pacific, writer of The X-Files: Season 10, The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men, Vampirella vs. Dracula, Batman: The Dark Knight, Spontaneous, Vampirella and The Scarlet Legion and B.P.R.D.

Brandon Jerwa

Brandon Jerwa

Jerwa is best known for his work on comic tie-ins for several prominent licensed properties, including Battlestar Galactica, Highlander, G.I. Joe, Vampirella and Army of Darkness.

Steve Lieber

Steve Lieber

Eisner Award nominee for his work on Whiteout. Also know for his work on other title such as Hawkeye, Alabaster: Wolves, and Detective Comics to name just a few.

Russell Lissau

Russell Lissau

By day, Lissau is a mild-mannered newspaper reporter in suburban Chicago. By night, he battles evil writing comics including The Batman Strikes and Strawberry Shortcake. His first mini-series, the crime thriller Old Wounds will be released in 2014.

Aaron Lopresti

Aaron Lopresti

Artist of Green Arrow, Sword of Sorcery, Justice League International, My Greatest Adventure, Weird Worlds, R.E.B.E.L.S., Green Lantern Corps and Spider-Man: The Vengeance of Venom.

Kevin Maguire

Kevin Maguire

Artist on Guardians of the Galaxy, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Worlds' Finest, My Greatest Adventure, Weird Worlds, Justice League: Generation Lost, Booster Gold, Doom Patrol, Justice League International and Batman Confidential.

Andy Mangels

Andy Mangels

Over the last two decades, Andys comic-book work has been seen from DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse, Wildstorm, Image, Innovation, WaRP Graphics, Topps, MVCreations, Arcana, and others, and he was the editor of the award-winning Gay Comics anthology for eight years.

Ibrahim Moustafa

Ibrahim Moustafa

Moustafa is a rising star in the industry and a Portland local that Rose City Comic Con calls a friend. He is best known for The Pound: Ghouls Night Out from IDW and the digital comic High Crimes.

Michael Oeming

Michael Oeming

Eisner award winner for his work on Powers. He is also known for his work on Bullet Proof Monk, Thor, Judge Dredd, Mice Templar and his newest title from Dark Horse Comic, The Victories.

Yanick Paquette

Yanick Paquette

Artist of Swamp Thing, Batman Incorporated, Animal Man, Seven Soldiers, Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne, Knight and Squire and Batman: The Return.

Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker

Is the writer of titles such as Dark Avengers, Hulk, Batman 66, and Red She-Hulk just to name a few. Jeff is also a member of Periscope Studios based in Portland, Oregon.

Ron Randall

Ron Randall

An artist who has worked on notable titles such as Super Girl, Wonder Woman, The Outsiders, Justice League, and his own creation - Trekker.

Carl Sciacchitano

Carl Sciacchitano

Carl Sciacchitano is a freelance illustrator from Washington, D.C., living in Portland, OR.  A storyboarder and comic book artist, he's worked for clients such as Nike and Jaguar, and his comic, The Army of Dr. Moreau, is available from Monkeybrain Comics on Comixology.  Check him out at www.carlsciacchitano.com, or follow him on Twitter at @CSciacchitano

Matthew Southworth

Matthew Southworth

Matt is known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man, Infinity, Inc, Savage Dragon, and his work with Greg Rucka on Stumptown.

Eric Trautman

Eric Trautman

is an American comic book creator. In 1999 he became a content developer for Microsoft’s Franchise Development Group, where he wrote and edited story bibles for a variety of Xbox and PC game properties, including MechWarrior 4: Vengeance, Allegiance, Crimson Skies, and Halo. He is the author of “The Art of Halo: Creating A Digital World” (along with Frank O’Connor) and edited and contributed to the Crimson Skies fiction anthology (both published by Del Rey). His first comic book work was a six-issue comic miniseries for the Perfect Dark franchise.

04.05.2014   Apply to be a Henchmen!

Posted by: Ron B. Apply to be a Henchmen!
We rely on many volunteers (Henchmen) to bring Rose City Comic Con to life each and every year. If you love to help out and want to see how conventions run behind the scenes, apply to be a Rose City Comic Henchmen for 2014!

04.01.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement

Posted by: Ron B.
Steve Cardenas

Steve Cardenas

Best known for his role as the Red and Blue Ranger, Rocky DeSantos on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie, Power Rangers: Zeo, and Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie. Mr Cardenas is also the holder of many martial arts awards including silver and gold medals from Copa Pacifica, the American National Championship, The Jiu-Jitsu Pro Gear Open, ad the No-Gi World Championships.

Mr Cardenas will be appearing both days of Rose City Comic Con.

03.11.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement

Posted by: Ron B.
Marina Sirtis

Marina Sirtis

Marina Sirtis gained worldwide acclaim as the sexy and cerebral as the character "Deanna Troi" of the successful Star Trek: The Next Generation TV series and feature films. Over the life of the role, Marina skillfully transformed the popular character from reserved beauty to diva by inserting her own trademark wit and comedic timing.

Marina's dramatic and comedic range has since created opportunities on stage, television, and feature films beyond Star Trek. Some of her other credits include the Academy Award-winning Best Picture, Crash. Additionally, she has guest stared in shows like Greys Anatomy, Without A Trace, and The Closer.


02.27.2014   Cosplay Guest - Ani-Mia

Posted by: Ron B.
Ani-Mia

Ani-Mia

Rose City Comic Con is pleased to announce Ani-Mia will be attending once more as our special guest Since 2008 she has been traveling the country appearing at conventions. Having the pleasure of judging costume contests, appearing on panels, along with being in online and print magazines. Doing what she loves most. meeting amazing industry people and incredible fans.


02.18.2014   Celebrity Guest Announcement

Posted by: Ron B.
Ernie Hudson

Ernie Hudson

Mr. Hudson has had an extensive career in both television and film. Likely, best known for his role as Winston Zeddmore in the Ghostbusters films. He's also known for iconic roles in hit film and television programs such as Sergeant Albrecht in the cult classic The Crow. As Solomon in the hit thriller The Hand that Rocks the Cradle. As Warden Leo Glynn on the HBO series OZ. And, as the voice of Agent William Fowler in the hit animated series - Transformers Prime.

02.04.2014   Special Guest Announcement

Posted by: Ron B.
Kelly Sue DeConnick

Kelly Sue DeConnick

A writer whose work includes the new Captain Marvel, Ghost, Avenging Spider-Man, Invincible Iron-Man, Osborn, Supergirl, Yo Gabba Gabba and Castle.

Matt Fraction

Matt Fraction

Writer for The Mighty Thor, Journey Into Mystery, Invincible Iron Man, Hawkeye, Defenders, Avengers Vs. X-Men, Fear Itself and his creator owned book Casanova.

Dustin Nguyen

Dustin Nguyen

Dustin Nguyen is an American comic artist whose body of work, for the past 13 years, includes – Wildcats v3.o, The Authority Revolution, Batman, Superman/Batman, Detective Comics, his creator owned project- Manifest Eternity, Batgirl, and Batman: Streets of Gotham.  His recent projects include co-writing and illustrating Justice League Beyond and illustrating Vertigo’s American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares.  Currently, he produces the entire art for DC’s all ages series- BATMAN: Lil Gotham written by himself and Derek Fridolfs. Aside from providing cover illustrations for the majority of his own books, his cover art can also be found on titles from Batman Beyond , Batgirl, Justice League: Generation Lost,  Supernatural and Friday the 13th, to numerous other DC titles.

Chris Uminga

Chris Uminga

An illustrator whose work focuses on superheroes, monsters and creeps. He has worked on projects for Mezco Toys, Interscope Records as well as Marvel Comics.

Chrissie Zullo

Chrissie Zullo

Zullo is a comic book artist whose notable works include the covers for Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, Fables, and Hack/Slash.