Special Guests

Special Guests

All Special Guests are scheduled to appear all weekend unless otherwise noted!


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.

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

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

Matthew Clark

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

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!

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Tony Moore

Moore is the co-creator of The Walking Dead and was an Eisner nominee for his art work on that series. Also known for Battle Pope, Fear Agents, Deadpool, and Punisher to name just a few.

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.

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.

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

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

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 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

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

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.

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

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

Recent Updates


  • Miss Sinister
  • Eric Basaldua
  • Matthew Clark
  • Clayton Crain
  • Joe Harris
  • Brandon Jerwa
  • Steve Lieber
  • Russell Lissau
  • Aaron Lopresti
  • Kevin Maguire
  • Andy Mangels
  • Ibrahim Moustafa
  • Michael Oeming
  • Yanick Paquette
  • Jeff Parker
  • Ron Randall
  • Carl Sciacchitano
  • Matthew Southworth
  • Eric Trautman


  • Ani-Mia


  • Kelly Sue DeConnick
  • Matt Fraction
  • Dustin Nguyen
  • Chris Uminga
  • Chrissie Zullo


  • Tony Moore