Please welcome our special guests for 2016!
- Guests subject to cancellation or schedule changes.
to limited availability some guests may only available for a portion of
the event, i.e. a single day or for panel discussions.
- All panels and events have limited seating and are offered on a first come, first served basis.
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.
Comic book writer Mike Baron is known for his work on Badger, Nexus, The Flash, The Punisher, and currently writes for Dark Horse Presents.
Jen Bartel is an illustrator and comic artist who
specializes in drawing strong ladies. Her candy colored work is heavily
influenced by media from the 90’s and early 2000’s that she consumed
during her childhood, and her biggest creative goal is to breathe life
into characters that inspire and empower girls from all backgrounds. She
is best known for her ongoing cover work on IDW’s Jem and the
Holograms, but her work has also been featured in American Illustration,
Juxtapoz, and a wide array of gallery shows.
Brian Michael Bendis is a prolific and award-winning comic book writer. He is one of the creators of the Marvel Comics Ultimate Universe, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four, and more. His creator-owned comics Powers, Scarlet, Takio, Goldfish, Fire, Jinx, Torso, and Total Sell Out are highly regarded. His current work includes All New X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man, Uncanny X-Men, and The United States of Murder Inc.
Bunn is a writer know for some really incredible titles such as 'Age of Ultron', 'Aquaman', 'Captain America', 'Deadpool', 'Harrow County', 'Helheim', and 'Wolverine'.
Eisner Award-winning writer/creator of Astro City, writer of Marvels, Superman, Conan, Trinity, JLA/Avengers, Marvels: Eye Of The Camera, Spider-Man/Mary Jane, Wednesday Comics, The Brave and the Bold, Iron Man, I Am An Avenger, Age Of Heroes, Kirby: Genesis and many more.
Case is an Eisner winning cartoonist.
His comics work includes 'Batman 66', 'Eerie', 'The Creep', and the
creator-owned graphic novels 'Dear Creature', and 'Green River Killer'.
Case also illustrates and paints for publication ('Wired', 'Portland
Monthly') and individual commissions.
The legendary Howard Chaykin, best known for his amazing work on American Flagg!, Black Kiss, and The Shadow, is coming to RCCC!
Conner's body of work includes "Power Girl", "Harley Quinn", "Red Sonja", "Starfire", and "Painkiller Jane" to name just a few!
Get ready to meet Eisner Award winner, Geof Darrow at RCCC in September! We're huge fans of his "Shaolin Cowboy" series! Of course what die hard fan can forget "Hard Boiled" or "The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot?" Plus, his contribution to 'The Matrix' cannot be understated.
Writer and translator Zack Davisson will be coming to RCCC. Be sure to ask him about Japanese ghost stories!
Valentine is a well respected and talented creator who has worked on many popular titles including 'X-Factor', 'G.I. Joe', 'Thunderbolts', 'Hawkeye', and 'Bitch Planet' with fellow RCCC Guest, Kelly Sue DeConnick!
A writer whose work includes the 'Bitch Planet', 'Pretty Deadly','Captain Marvel', 'Ghost', 'Avengers Assemble','Avenging
Spider-Man', 'Invincible Iron-Man', 'Osborn', 'Supergirl', 'Yo Gabba Gabba', and
Leila del Duca is the artist on Image Comic's Shutter, with writer Joe Keatinge. She also draws The Pantheon Project, written by Erik Taylor and published by Action Lab later this year. Leila has also worked on Deadskins, a zombie western for Fried Comics, and Escape From Terra, for Big Head Press. She has also art directed the Denver-based literary and arts magazine, Cellar Door.
We're thrilled to announce that Terry Dodson — artist of Catwoman, Harley Quinn, Star Wars, Princess Leia, Avengers, and many more — will be at RCCC!
Ivy is an International Costumer/Cosplayer, Host, Artist, Gamer, and Figure Model for comic book artist/writer, Frank Cho, based in Los Angeles. Ivy has been an avid fan of comics and gaming since childhood and became aware of comic book conventions 10 years ago and began attending them as an attendee. In the last 3 years, Ivy has delved into the world of cosplay, fascinated with the creativity of it as well as being able to show her love of her favourite characters through this medium
Known for his work on title such as GI Joe, The Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, and Ghost. Randy has worked in the comic book industry for over 30 years.
Welcome David Finch — artist of "New Avengers", "Wonder Woman," "Batman", "Ultimate X-Men", and many more!
Please welcome Veronica Fish, the talented artist and illustrator of Archie and Silk, to RCCC 2016!
Kelly Fitzpatrick is a comic book colorist, whose work includes Army of Darkness: Ash Gets Hitched, Terminal Hero, Suicide Risk, Peter Panzerfaust, Deceivers, Solar: Man of the Atom, and In The Dark.
Matt Fox was born in Connecticut and raised in Jacksonville, Arkansas. After school he moved to Little Rock and started drawing local band flyers, album art, and shirt designs. He starting self-publishing comics with Adam Smith in 2010. Long Walk to Valhalla is his first published comic.
Writer for 'ODY-C' with Christian Ward 'The Mighty Thor', 'Journey Into Mystery', 'Invincible Iron Man', 'Hawkeye', 'Sex Criminals', 'Defenders', 'Avengers Vs. X-Men', 'Fear Itsel'f and his creator owned book 'Casanova'.
Jocelyn Gajeway, the talented writer of the webcomic My Blacks Don’t Match, is coming to RCCC!
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, Rockstars, Snowfall and B.P.R.D.
Hester created 'The Wretch' and has worked on titles like 'Green Arrow', 'The Darkness', 'Swamp Thing', 'Ant-Man' and many more!
Writer who has worked on many of Marvel's biggest properties including "Avengers", "New Avengers", "Secret Wars", and "Infinity". He's also known for "The Manhattan Projects" and "East of West" from Image Comics.
Hurtt is known for his work on The Sixth Gun, The Damned, Queen & Country, and Skin Walker to name a few.
Please welcome the ever-so-talented illustrator and designer Megan Hutchison to Rose City Comic Con!
Joe Keatinge is the writer of Image, Marvel and DC Comics titles including Shutter, Tech Jacket, Glory, Adventures of Superman, and Marvel Knights: Hulk. Keatinge was also the Executive Editor of Eisner and Harvey award-winning Image Comics anthology, Popgun, and the Courtney Taylor-Taylor penned One Model Nation. Keatinge, based out of the Portland comics studio, Tranquility Base, also writes for the premiere French-language magazine on American comics: Comic Box.
Joe will be participating in panels only during the event.
Writer known for his works on 'Justice League of America', 'MIND "MGMT', 'Ninjak' and 'Revolver'
Lee made her debut last year on the highly acclaimed spider-verse title 'Silk'. Her work has also been featured on the covers of 'Uncanny X-Men', 'Steed and Mrs. Peel', and 'New Warriors' to name a few.
The legend, Stan "the Man" Lee will be at Rose City Comic Con! Stan has been involved with Marvel since practically its inception creating and co-creating some of the biggest characters in comics and pop-culture. In his collaboration with Jack Kirby & Steve Ditko, they created Spider Man, Hulk, Iron Man, The X-Men, and the Fantastic Four to name just a few! This will be Stan's last appearance in Portland and Rose City Comic Con.
Maguire is an Eisner award winning Artist who has worked on titles such as "Howard the Duck", "Guardians of the Galaxy", "Injustice: Gods Among Us", "Worlds' Finest", "My Greatest Adventure", "Weird Worlds:, "Justice League", "Booster Gold", "Doom Patrol", and "Batman Confidential".
David Marquez is the Portland-based artist responsible for Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man, among other comics, including recent work on Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers A.I., All New X-Men, All New Ultimates, Superior Spider-Man, Cataclysm: Ultimate Spider-Man, Age of Ultron, Invincible Iron Man, and Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man.
Jason Metcalf, illustrator and cover artist of Grimm Fairy Tales and Wrath of the Titans. His art is FANTASTIC!
Eisner award winner and creator of Hellboy, Mike Mignola attending RCCC! Mignola is also known for his work on Rocket Raccoon, Gotham by Gaslight, B.P.R.D., The Amazing Screw-On Head and the Magician and The Snake that he co-created with his daughter, earning them both Eisner awards!
Welcome talented artist Peach Momoko to RCCC! Have you seen her work around town? It's amazing!
Terry Moore known for "Strangers In Paradise", "Echo" and many other titles. If you haven't read "Strangers In Paradise" before, you should. One of the industry's best!
Eisner Nominated, Moustafa is a rising star in the industry and a Portland local that Rose City Comic Con calls a friend. He's known for "The Pound: Ghouls Night Out" from IDW and the digital comic "High Crimes". He has also worked on DC's "The Flash: Season Zero" and "Doctor Fate".
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, American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares, and BATMAN: Lil Gotham written
by himself and Derek Fridolfs.
Eisner award winner for his work on Powers with Bendis. 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.
Pak is a comic writer known for his work on 'Action Comics', 'Hulk', 'Iron Man', 'Silver Surfer', 'Alpha Flight', and 'Doctor Strange' to name a few.
Palmiotti is a writer, penciler, inker, and editor. Pretty much an all around guy! Notable works include "Jonah Hex", "Harley Quinn", "Star Spangled War Stories", "Daredevil" and "Power Girl"
Parker is the writer of titles such as Aquaman, Dark Avengers, Hulk, Batman 66, and Red She-Hulk just to name a few. Parker also wrote on of our favorite books, Meteor Men published by Oni Press!
Powell is a creator know for his series 'The Goon' as well as titles that include 'Avengers', 'Angel', 'Big Trouble In Little China' to name a few.
Get ready to meet Fabian Rangel Jr., the writer of Tribes, Space Riders, Extinct and many more, at RCCC
Get ready to meet Drew Rausch, the artist of My Blacks Don't Match and the Edward Scissorhands comic, at RCCC!
Chris Roberson is a science fiction author, comic book writer, and the publisher of MonkeyBrain Books. He is known for his work on iZombie, Superman, and Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love. His current work includes Doc Savage, Sovereign, The Shadow, and Codename: Action.
Matthew Rosenberg, the writer behind We Can Never Go Home and 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank, is coming to RCCC!
Author of over a dozen novels, six featuring bodyguard Atticus Kodiak, two about undercover Delta Force operator Jad Bell, and two featuring Tara Chace, the protagonist of his Queen & Country series. His creator-owned comics include "Lazarus", "Veil", "Whiteout" and "Stumptown", and other writing includes "Cyclops", "The Punisher", "Gotham Central", "Detective Comics" and "Black Magik" with guest Nicola Scott!
Eisner award winner, Stan Sakai will be at Rose City Comic Con. Sakai is most knows for his long running series, "Usago Yojimbo" and has also contributed to "47 Ronin" and "Bone"
Please welcome Nicola Scott — the talented artist of "Black Magick," "Birds of Prey," and "Secret Six" — to RCCC 2016!
We're excited to welcome Gail Simone — author of Batgirl, Secret Six, Red Sonja, Wonder Woman, Birds of Prey, and many more — to RCCC!
Smith started self-publishing comics and zines in Arkansas while still
in high school. He lives and writes in Kansas City, Missouri now. Long
Walk To Valhalla with Matt Fox
is his first full length graphic novel.
Artist who has worked on titles that include "Bitch Planet", "The Victories", and "Sinergy"
Soule is known for his writing on many block buster titles including "Daredevil", "Wolverines", "Inhumans", and "Death of Wolverine" just to name a few!
Taneka Stotts, the amazing writer of Elements, the webcomic Full Circle, and editor of Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology, will be at RCCC 2016
Artist and writer known for his work on the 'Uncanny X-men', 'Alien Legion', 'Tribe', 'X-Factor', and 'Excalibur'
Please welcome talented illustrator and artist Sally Jane Thompson to RCCC 2016!
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.
Writer for Hopeless Savages, The Amazing Spider-Man, Savage Wolverine, Fantastic Four, Captain Marvel, Avengers Assemble, and more. Also writing the upcoming The Death-Defying Dr. Mirage comic.
We're excited to welcome Ramon Villalobos, the amazing artist of Nighthawk written by fellow guest David Walker, to RCCC 2016. Also known for his work on E is for Extinction and Original Sins.
Fashion artist turned comic illustrator Kevin Wada will be coming to RCCC in September. Wada's work is flat-out amazing and we're lucky to have him at RCCC this year!
He is the author of the YA series The Adventures of Darius Logan,
creator of the pop culture ‘zine BadAzz MoFo. Co-writer of the Dark
Horse Comics series 'Number 13', 'The Army of Dr. Moreau' from Monkeybrain Comics and 'Shaft' from Dynamite. Currently, Walker is writing the new 'Cyborg', 'Nighthawk', and 'Power Man and Iron Fist'!
It's our pleasure to welcome Christian Ward to the show this year! If you haven't seen his work on 'ODY-C' with Matt Fraction, go get the book today! Also know for 'Chew', 'Olympus' and his cover work on 'Iron Man' & 'New Avengers'
Who's ready to meet Daniel Way? The wonderful writer behind Wolverine, Ghost Rider, and Deadpool will be attending Rose City Comic Con this September.
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Wheatly is known for his long runs on Dark Horse's 'Star Wars' books along with his work on 'Conan: Road of Kings', 'Blade: Vampire Hunter', 'Punisher: War Journal' and 'Superman' are just some examples of his work.
Joshua Williamson is a comic book writer, currently working on "The Flash" . His previous work includes "Nailbiter", "Illuminati", "Ghosted", "RoboCop", "Captain Midnight", "Deathstroke", and "Sketch Monsters: Attack of the 100-Foot Booger".
Wilson is a comic artist and illustrator who co-created and
illustrated 'KNUCKLEHEADS at Monkeybrain Comics with writer Brian
Winkeler, and 'LIKE A VIRUS' with writer Ken Lowery. He is also active in
the poster community making tour and concert posters for bands such as 'The Mountain Goats', 'STARS', and 'The Sword', and 'Bitch Planet' among others.
Pete Woods is an artist known for his work on titles such as Backlash, Deadpool, Robin, Catwoman, and Action Comics. His recent work includes Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle, Trekker: The Train to Avalon Bay, Adventures of Superman, Aquaman, and Smallville Season 11.
Jim Zub is a writer, artist, and art instructor based in Toronto, Canada. His current comic projects include Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur's Gate, a new series celebrating 40 years of the classic tabletop RPG, Samurai Jack, a series continuing the award-winning cartoon, Skullkickers, a sword & sorcery action-comedy, and Wayward, a series of teens battling Japanese myths on the streets of Tokyo. And the soon to debut at Rose City Comic Con - Glitterbomb published by Image Comics.
- Howard Chaykin
- Matthew Fox
- Sandra Lanz
- Jeff Parker
- Drew Rausch
- Matthew Rosenberg
- Matthew Seely
- Liam Sharp
- Adam Smith
- Taneka Stotts
- Sally Jane Thompson
- Vivek J. Tiwary
- Jim Zub
- Brian Michael Bendis
- Zack Davisson
- Randy Emberlin
- Veronica Fish
- Jocelyn Gajeway
- Joe Harris
- Jason Metcalf
- Fabian Rangel Jr.
- Jen Van Meter
- Ramon Villalobos
- Daniel Way
- Doug Wheatley
- Stan Lee
- Jonathan Case
- Terry Dodson
- Megan Hutchison
- Pete Woods
- Chris 51
- Chris Roberson
- Gail Simone
- Robert Wilson IV
- Jonathan Hickman
- Emi Lenox
- Ibrahim Moustafa
- Mike Baron
- Mark Brooks
- Kurt Busiek
- Meredith Finch
- David Finch
- Levi Hastings
- Phil Hester
- Brian Joines
- Kevin Maguire
- Peach Momoko
- Michael Oeming
- Greg Rucka
- Stan Sakai
- Nicola Scott
- Taki Soma
- Larry Stroman
- Chris Uminga
- David F. Walker
- Joshua Williamson
- Chrissie Zullo
- Jen Bartel
- Cullen Bunn
- Leila del Duca
- Ivy Doomkitty
- Kelly Fitzpatrick
- Brian Hurtt
- Joe Keatinge
- David Marquez
- Dustin Nguyen
- Greg Pak
- Eric Powell
- Geof Darrow
- Valentine De Landro
- Kelly Sue DeConnick
- Matt Fraction
- Matt Kindt
- Stacey Lee
- Christian Ward
- Amanda Conner
- Terry Moore
- Jimmy Palmiotti
- Charles Soule
- Mike Mignola
- Kevin Wada