Special Guests

Special Guests

Please welcome our special guests for 2016!

  • Guests subject to cancellation or schedule changes.
  • Due 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.

Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men | Table: 815

Calling all fans of the killer podcast, Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men! Both Jay Rachel Edidin and Miles Stokes will be at RCCC!

Chris 51 | Table: 525

The talented Chris 51 from Area 51 Tattoo and Epic Ink is coming back to RCCC! You can finally get the ultimate tat!

Aubrey Aiese | Table: W-07

Please welcome Aubrey Aiese, the illustrator and hand letterer of Lumberjanes, to RCCC!

Shawn Aldridge | Table: L-11

Shawn Aldridge, the writer for The Dark & Bloody and Vic Boone, is coming to RCCC in September!

James Asmus | Table: T-09

Asmus is a six-time Harvey Award nominated comic writer known for his work on Quantum & Woody, Deadpool, Gambit, All-New Inhumans and X-Men

Frank Barbiere

Frank Barbiere | Table: U-06

Frank Barbiere, the writer of Five Ghosts and The White Suits, will be at RCCC!

Mike Baron | Table: U-07

Comic book writer Mike Baron is known for his work on Badger, Nexus, The Flash, The Punisher, and currently writes for Dark Horse Presents.

David Baron | Table: Y-06

Please welcome the artist and colorist of Archer & Armstrong and Doctor Mirage, David Baron, to RCCC!

Jen Bartel | Table: BB-01

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.

Jeremy Bastian | Table: X-08

Welcome Jeremy Bastian, the artist and creator of Cursed Pirate Girl, will be at RCCC in September!

Gabriel Bá | Table: Q13

One half of the Eisner award winning duo, Gabriel Bá will be at RCCC 2016! Known for such works as Cassonova, B.P.R.D, The Umbrella Acaemy, and Two Brothers.

Brian Michael Bendis | Table: D-02

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.

Jordan Boyd | Table: Q-04

Please welcome Jordan Boyd, the colorist of The Incredible Hulk, Invisible Republic, and Knuckleheads, to RCCC!

Mark Brooks

Mark Brooks — the talented Marvel artist of "Marvel Age," "Cable & Deadpool," "Dark Reign: Young Avengers", "Ant-Man", "Ultimate X-Men" and many books in the Star Wars universe. 

Cullen Bunn | Table: P-01

Bunn is a writer know for some really incredible titles such as 'Age of Ultron', 'Aquaman', 'Captain America', 'Deadpool', 'Harrow County', 'Helheim', and 'Wolverine'.

Kurt Busiek | Table: C-09

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.

Cathy Camper


Cathy Camper is a writer, artist and librarian.She has 3-book deal with Chronicle Books for her graphic novels for kids, Low Riders in Space. Book 1 and 2 are out; book 2 is called Lowriders to the Center of the Earth. Dial/Penguin will be publishing her picture book Ten Ways to Hear Snow, about an Arab-American girl and her grandma,in the future too. Her book Bugs Before Time; Prehistoric Insects and their Relatives was published by Simon and Schuster in 2002. Cathy has written articles and stories for children and adults in Cricket, Wired, and Giant Robot magazines. She was a participant in the VONA writers workshop in Berkeley, CA for writers of color, and was a board member on the Arab American Literary Journal Mizna.

Jonathan Case | Table: C-07

Jonathan 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.

Howard Chaykin | Table: G-01

The legendary Howard Chaykin, best known for his amazing work on American Flagg!, Black Kiss, and The Shadow, is coming to RCCC!

Matthew Clark | Table: R-11

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

Amanda Conner | Table: DD-02/03

Conner's body of work includes "Power Girl", "Harley Quinn", "Red Sonja", "Starfire", and "Painkiller Jane" to name just a few!

Geof Darrow | Table: A-02

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.

Zack Davisson

Zack Davisson | Table: D-07

Writer and translator Zack Davisson will be coming to RCCC. Be sure to ask him about Japanese ghost stories!

Valentine De Landro | Table: Q-15

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!

Kelly Sue DeConnick | Table: Q-16

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 'Castle'.

Leila del Duca | Table: E-07

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.

Terry Dodson | Table: S-01

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 Doomkitty

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

Randy Emberlin | Table: B-07/08

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.

David Finch | Table: T-07

Welcome David Finch — artist of "New Avengers", "Wonder Woman," "Batman", "Ultimate X-Men", and  many more!

Meredith Finch | Table: T-08

Meredith Finch, writer of "Wonder Woman," will be at RCCC in September!

Veronica Fish | Table: CC-02

Please welcome Veronica Fish, the talented artist and illustrator of Archie and Silk, to RCCC 2016!

Kelly Fitzpatrick | Table: Q-01

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.

Matthew Fox

Matthew Fox | Table: J-09

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.

Matt Fraction | Table: Q-17

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 | Table: P-07

Jocelyn Gajeway, the talented writer of the webcomic My Blacks Don’t Match, is coming to RCCC!

Andrew Gomez

Andrew Gomez | Table: F-07

Keep an eye out for Andrew Gomez, the comic artist and designer, at RCCC!

Raul Gonzalez III | Table: T-01

Please welcome the talented Raul Gonzalez III, the artist of Lowriders in Space, O and P, and Benito, to RCCC! Keep an eye out for him on the convention floor!

Stephen Green

Stephen Green | Table: A-11

Get ready to meet the talented artist and illustrator, Stephen Green, at Rose City in September!

Paul Gulacy | Table: Y-01

Paul Gulacy is an Eisner award-nominated artist who's work has spanned four decades of comics, and is best-known for his work on Master of Kung-Fu. He has worked on many titles, including G.I. Joe: Special Missions, Catwoman, Judge Dredd, Star Wars: Crimson Empire, Transmetropolitan, Jonah Hex, Wolverine, Red Sonja, JSA: Classified, and Batman: War Games.

Joe Harris | Table: O-10

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.

Levi Hastings

Levi Hastings | Table: Y-08

Hastings has done work for alt. weeklies like The Stranger and Portland Mercury, magazines like Hello Mr., exhibits and more. Hastings is also the talented artist that brought "Dave" the Sasquatch to life for RCCC! 

Phil Hester | Table: M-01

Hester created 'The Wretch' and has worked on titles like 'Green Arrow', 'The Darkness', 'Swamp Thing', 'Ant-Man' and many more!

Jonathan Hickman | Table: D-03

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. 

Brian Hurtt | Table: P-02

Hurtt is known for his work on The Sixth Gun, The Damned, Queen & Country, and Skin Walker to name a few.

Megan Hutchison | Table: O-09

Please welcome the ever-so-talented illustrator and designer Megan Hutchison to Rose City Comic Con!

Sandy Jarrell | Table: Q-06

The talented Artist for 'Batman '66', 'Flash Gordon', 'Unfair', 'Wasteland', and 'Meteor Men'.

Brian Joines | Table: J-12

Welcome Brian Joines — writer of "Krampus," "Secret Identities," and "Imagine Agents"

Joe Keatinge

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.

Collin Kelly | Table: N-02

Get ready to meet Collin Kelly, the co-writer of Joyride, Grayson, and Hacktivist, at RCCC 2016.

Matt Kindt | Table: M-02

Writer known for his works on 'Justice League of America', 'MIND "MGMT', 'Ninjak' and 'Revolver'

Sandra Lanz | Table: O-02

 Sandra Lanz, the artist behind House Girls and Prophet: Strikefile, at RCCC!

Jackson Lanzing | Table: N-02

If you love Joyride, Hacktivist, and Grayson, you'll love meeting the writer, Jackson Lanzing, at RCCC 2016!

Stacey Lee | Table: K-07

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.

Stan Lee

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.

Emi Lenox | Table: E-08

Lenox is a well known illustrator in the Pacific Northwest. She's worked on titles such as the wildly popular "Lumberjanes", Artist and co-creator of "PLUTONA" "Madman:All-New Giant-Size Ginchy Special" to name a couple. However, we personally love her work on her own web-comic "EmiTown"!

Kevin Maguire | Table: F-02

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 | Table: D-01

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.

Cara McGee | Table: Z-03

We're thrilled to welcome Cara McGee, the artist of Over the Garden Wall and Lumberjanes: Beyond the Bay Leaf, to RCCC in September!

Kelly McKernan

Kelly McKernan | Table: C-01

We're excited to welcome incredible artist Kelly McKernan to Rose City 2016! — at Oregon Convention Center.

Jason Metcalf | Table: 914

Jason Metcalf, illustrator and cover artist of Grimm Fairy Tales and Wrath of the Titans. His art is FANTASTIC!

Mike Mignola | Table: A-01

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!

Peach Momoko | Table: M-10

Welcome talented artist Peach Momoko to RCCC! Have you seen her work around town? It's amazing!

Fábio Moon | Table: Q-14

Half of the twin Eisner award duo, Fábio Moon will be at RCCC 2016. Known for his work on B.P.R.D., Daytripper, Cassanova, and Two Brothers!

Terry Moore | Table: R-03

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!

Ibrahim Moustafa | Table: L-10

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 | Table: X-02

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.

Michael Oeming | Table: D-12

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.

Greg Pak | Table: AA-01

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.

Jimmy Palmiotti | Table: DD-01

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"

Jeff Parker | Table: Q-05

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!

Eric Powell | Table: A-12

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.

Fabian Rangel Jr. | Table: J-08

Get ready to meet Fabian Rangel Jr., the writer of Tribes, Space Riders, Extinct and many more, at RCCC

Stu Rase | Table: P-16

Prepare to meet Stu Rase, the talented artist of the webcomics Teacher Strips and much more, at RCCC.

Drew Rausch | Table: P-08

Get ready to meet Drew Rausch, the artist of My Blacks Don't Match and the Edward Scissorhands comic, at RCCC!

Chris Roberson | Table: P-10

Chris Roberson is a science fiction/fantasy author, comic book writer, and the co-publisher of Monkeybrain Comics. The co-creator of iZombie, his current work includes Serenity, Hellboy & The B.P.R.D, andWitchfinder.

Rafer Roberts | Table: G-02

Get ready to meet Rafer Roberts, the writer of Archer & Armstrong and Harbinger: Renegades, at RCCC 2016!

James Robinson | Table: L-01

Robinson is a well known writer who has worked on many of our favorite titles including Starman, Batman, Hawkman, JSA, and his own creator owned title - Leave it to Chance. He is also know for his work on the Alan Moore adapted screen play - A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. 

Matthew Rosenberg | Table: V-08

Matthew Rosenberg, the writer behind We Can Never Go Home and 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank, is coming to RCCC!

Greg Rucka | Table: R-14

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!

Stan Sakai | Table: U-01

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"

Ben Saunders

Ben Saunders

Professor Ben Saunders founded the first Undergraduate Minor in Comics Studies at the University of Oregon in 2011. He has delivered entertaining and educational presentations on different aspects of comic-book culture at universities, conventions and literary festivals all over the United States, and has also curated several museum exhibitions of comic art. He is also the author of Do The Gods Wear Capes: Spirituality, Fantasy, and Superheroes - described by Greg Rucka as "the best critical work on the meaning and impact of those marquee super-heroes that … has ever been written." 

Brian Schirmer | Table: A-06

BLACK JACK KETCHUM from IMAGE COMICS is Schirmer's latest work. He also co-created the comic series ULTRASYLVANIA. Dracula & Frankenstein's Monster as world leaders. What more do you want?

Bob Schreck | Table: Y12

Editor-in-Chief of Legendary Comics, Bob Schreck will be at Rose City Comic Con! Shcreck has served as editor and guide on many of our favorite titles - Batman, Green Lantern, Madman, Sin City, and Nightwing to name just a few.

Nicola Scott | Table: R-13

Please welcome Nicola Scott — the talented artist of "Black Magick," "Birds of Prey," and "Secret Six" — to RCCC 2016!

Christopher Sebela | Table: L-09

Christopher Sebela is a writer who's recent work includes Ghost, Dead Letters, Defend Comics, Dark Horse Presents, In The Dark, Shadowman, Captain Marvel, and High Crimes.

Matthew Seely | Table: O-02

We're excited to welcome talented artist and animator Matthew Seely to RCCC 2016!

Liam Sharp | Table: R-12

Liam Sharp's art on Wonder Woman by fellow RCCC guest Greg Rucka is fantastic. Be sure to check it out as part of DC Comics' Rebirth campaign! Sharp has also worked on Spawn, 2000 AD, X-Men, Man-Thing, and Superman & Batman to name a few!

Chris Sheridan

Chris Sheridan | Table: K-13

Get ready! Christopher Sheridan, the writer and illustrator who's worked on The Motorcycle Samurai and Star Wars, is coming to RCCC.

Gail Simone | Table: N-10

We're excited to welcome Gail Simone — author of Batgirl, Secret Six, Red Sonja, Wonder Woman, Birds of Prey, and many more — to RCCC!

Adam Smith

Adam Smith | Table: J-09

Adam 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.

Taki Soma | Table: D-11

Artist who has worked on titles that include "Bitch Planet", "The Victories", and "Sinergy"

Charles Soule | Table: K-01

Soule is known for his writing on many block buster titles including "Daredevil", "Wolverines", "Inhumans", and "Death of Wolverine" just to name a few!

Zachary Sterling | Table: W-08

Zachary Sterling, the talented artist behind the Adventure Time comic and designer for Bee and PuppyCat, is coming to RCCC 2016!

Taneka Stotts | Table: Y-07

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

Tyler Stout | Table: A-10

We're excited to welcome talented artist and illustrator Tyler Stout to RCCC 2016! Be sure to check out more of his work with Mondo, like the Studio Ghibli Soundtrack. He's even done an album cover for Phish!

Larry Stroman | Table: E-02

Artist and writer known for his work on the 'Uncanny X-men', 'Alien Legion', 'Tribe', 'X-Factor', and 'Excalibur'

Sally Jane Thompson | Table: J-01

Please welcome talented illustrator and artist Sally Jane Thompson to RCCC 2016!

Vivek J. Tiwary | Table: K-08

Please welcome Vivek J. Tiwary, Tony Award-winner and New York Times Bestselling author of The Fifth Beatle, to RCCC!

Keith Tucker | Table: H-05/06

Cartoonist for X-Men, Spider-Man, G.I. Joe, and Animaniacs, among others. Comic book cover artist for  Roger Rabbit, Chip n\' Dale Rescue Rangers, and Goofy Adventures.

Chris Uminga | Table: J-21

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.

Jen Van Meter | Table: R-01

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.

Ramon Villalobos | Table: L-05

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.

Kevin Wada

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!

Matt Wagner | Table: Y-05

Matt Wagner has enjoyed a career in comics for over twenty years and is the creator of both wildly popular titles 'Mage' & 'Grendel'. His recent works having included such titles as 'The Shadow: Year One', 'Django/Zorro', and 'Green Hornet: Year One'. His work has also appeared in a number of other titles including 'Batman', 'Green Arrow', and 'Sandman Mystery Theater' to name just a few.

Brennan Wagner

Brennan Wagner | Table: Y-04

Colorist for The Spirit, Brennan Wagner joins the rest of the creators, Matt Wagner & Dan Schkade at this years RCCC!

David F. Walker | Table: L-06

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'!

Christian Ward | Table: Q-18

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'

Daniel Way | Table: W-12

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.

Brett Weldele | Table: X-07

Brett Weldele is a comic book artist known for co-creating The Surrogates, which was adapted into the 2009 film of the same name starring Bruce Willis. His recent projects include Pariah, Clockwork Angels, Jack Hammer, and The Surrogates: Case Files.

Doug Wheatley | Table: G-08

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 | Table: V-02

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".

Robert Wilson IV | Table: L-08

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 | Table: C-06

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 | Table: C-08

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.

Chrissie Zullo | Table: J-20

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

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  • Robert Wilson IV


  • Jonathan Hickman
  • Emi Lenox
  • Ibrahim Moustafa


  • Mike Baron
  • 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


  • Ani-Mia
  • 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

Cancelled Guests

  • Mark Brooks
  • Sandy Jarrell
  • Kevin Wada