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Phoenix Comicon 2017 Celebrity List



Dom Gonzalez




We Do The Weird Stuff

Britt Rhuart

Aaron's Armory

Kendra Abbott

Andy Adams

Joel Agee

Lauren Alexander

Quincy J. Allen

Quincy J. Allen, a cross-genre author, has published a litany of short stories in multiple anthologies, magazines, eZines, and one omnibus since he...

Dianne Althouse

David Anders

Appearing May 26-28, 2017

David Anders is currently on the hit TV show iZombie as Blaine DeBeers. He is also known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, Adam Monroe on Hero...

Kevin J. Anderson

Kevin J. Anderson is the author of over 120 books, 51 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists; he has over 23 million...

Arizona Penny Dreadfuls

Curtis Armstrong

Appearing May 26-28, 2017

His first role came in the 1983 hit film Risky Business. However, he is probably best known for his role of Booger in Revenge of the Nerds and its ...

Idjit Army

Roy Asher

From The Ashes

Dee Astell

Hal C F Astell

Brian Augustyn

Brian Augustyn is an award-winning comic book editor and writer. His most notable works are The Flash from 1989 to 2000, The Justice League franchi...

The Awesomelys

Umbrella Corp AZ Hive

AZ Saber

Chris Bachalo

CHRIS BACHALO is internationally recognized as one of the most popular artists in the comic industry. His body of work covers a wide spectrum of ge...

Matthew Baptiste-Cerra

Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear was born on the same day as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. She is the Hugo, Sturgeon, Locus, and Campbell Award-w...

Dave Beaty

David “Dave” Beaty is a professional comic book artist. He is known mostly for his work with DC Comics where he worked on several high profile seri...


Bradley P. Beaulieu fell in love with fantasy from the moment he began reading The Hobbit in third grade. While Bradley earned a degree in computer...

Lita Beck

Josh Benjamin

Len Berger

Jon Bernthal

Appearing May 27-28, 2017

Jon Bernthal was discovered by the Executive Director of Harvard University’s Institute for Advanced Theater Training at the American Repertory The...

Aly Beveridge

Melissa Bhagwandin

Patrick Billings

Kane Black

Tom Blake

Jim Blasingame

Josh Blaylock

Josh Blaylock returns to Phoenix Comicon this year on the CON DOMINATION TOUR 2017. Josh is a comic book writer, artist, and publisher based in Chi...

Mark Boniece

Brian Botkiller

Jessica Boykin

Cheyenne Bramwell

Karl Brevik

Spencer Brinkerhoff

Amber Brite

Paul Broccolo

Mark Brooks

Mark Brooks is an illustrator and designer known most recently for his acclaimed interior work on Marvel Comics’ Han Solo series and cover art on a...

Terry Brooks

Terry Brooks has thrilled readers for decades with his powers of imagination and storytelling. He is the author of more than thirty books, most of ...

Jenevieve Broomall

Jenevieve Broomall is a popular Cover Illustrator. She is most commonly known for her portrayals of female characters on her Covers but also enjoys...

Billy Brouws

Ken Brown

Pierce Brown

Pierce Brown is the New York Times bestselling author of Red Rising, Golden Son, and Morning Star. While trying to make it as a writer, Brown worke...

Cory Bushnell

Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher is the author of the Dresden Files, the Codex Alera, and a new steampunk series, the Cinder Spires. His resume includes a laundry list ...

Johnna Buttrick

Rachel Camacho

Christopher Campbell

Can't Talk Media

Andrea Canales

Kathy Cano-Murillo

Sonia Cardenas

Lindsay Carson

Roxanne Castro

Beth Cato

Beth Cato is the author of Breath of Earth and the fantasy duology The Clockwork Dagger, which was nominated for Best First Novel by Locus, and The...

Nora Cerburas

ChadHatter Cosplay

T.J. Chambers

T.J. Chambers is a Los Angeles-based television writer, producer, and comedian. His work (and face!) has appeared on nearly every major network, fr...

Osric Chau

Appearing May 26-28, 2017

Osric was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He was a Canadian National Wushu Team member before landing his first leading role in the feature “...

Marc Ciccarone

Marc Ciccarone

Jeremy Clark

Jeremy Clark has been able to work on various comic projects for multiple publishers including cover work for Zenescope, having publication credits...

Brandon Clarke

Ryan Cody

Ryan Cody is an artist and writer whose current project is his creator-owned book, F.O.E.. Past credits include Doc Unknown (a hardcover collection...

Myke Cole

Myke Cole is the author of the dark fantasy SACRED THRONE series (THE ARMORED SAINT, THE QUEEN OF CROWS, THE KILLING LIGHT) from, and the m...

Jenna Coleman

Appearing May 28, 2017

Jenna Coleman is an English actress best known for her role as Clara Oswald in the British television series Doctor Who. Born in Blackpool, Lancas...

Kurt Colin

Joan Conrad

Neo Cosman

Joy Coy

CoZtek 3D

Brenda Cranson

Joel Cranson

Malynda Crockett

Risa Crockett

Robert Crockett

Ryan Dalton

“Ryan Dalton is author of the young adult Time Shift Trilogy. His debut novel The Year of Lightning was released January 2016, and sequel The Black...

Karen David

Appearing May 26-28, 2017

From India to Canada, England to America, Karen David has crisscrossed the world making true fans everywhere along the way. With her exotic beauty ...

Peter David

Christopher De Herrera

Matthew de Salles

Deborah Deacon

Dr. Deborah Deacon

Mike DeBalfo

Mike DeBalfo is a freelance illustrator best known for his charming and flirty “good girl” brand of pinup art. Since 2009 Mike has been working pro...

Joe Delaura

G.S. Denning

Meiko Diego

Dustin Diehl

Jared Dinehart, PhD

Candice R. Domme

Candice R. Domme

Gabrielle Donathan

Tia Dworshack

Lance Dworshak

Brad Dwyer

After discovering punk rock in his teenage years, Brad Dwyer played in a variety of loud, obnoxious bands before eventually applying the same D.I.Y...

Annie Dyer

Stephen Dzienis

Kara Eberle

Appearing May 26-28, 2017

Kara Eberle is an American voice actress and Internet personality. She’s most known for her role as Weiss Schnee in the award-winning anime series,...

Neo Edmund

Neo Edmund (Writers Guild of America) is an American writer who has worked in the entertainment industry for a decade as a Screenwriter, Animation ...

Anastasia Eleftheriou

Katerina Eleftheriou

Mary Anne Eleftheriou

Randy Emberlin

Appearing May 25-28, 2017

Randy Emberlin is a comic book artist/inker who has spent the past 30 years working in a variety of creative fields. Whether as an illustrator of e...

Gabriel Espino

Gilbert Espino

S. Usher Evans

Mark Evenson

Ashleigh Feiring

Blythe Feiring

David Finch

For almost 20 years David Finch has inspired fans with his raw and gritty art aesthetic. His comic credentials include creator-owned successes A...

David Fitzmaurice

Michael Flanders

Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster has written in a variety of genres, including hard science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contempor...

Jay Fotos

Jay Fotos, a multi award-winning comics veteran who is currently working professionally in the comics industry for nearly two decades on hundreds o...

Jason David Frank

Appearing May 25-28, 2017

Jason David Frank is well-known for his role of Tommy Oliver in the long-running children’s television show Power Rangers. His character has morphe...

Frankie's Fishnets

Film Review Fun - FRF

Victoria Frias

Tommy Cannon & Friends

Trollki & Friends

Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon (it’s pronounced “GAA-bull-dohn”—it rhymes with “bad to the bone”) is the author of the award-winning, #1 NYT-bestselling OUTLANDER...

Jeremy Gale

Fanny Galore

Branum Games

Magic Meeple Games

Patty Garcia

Mark Gardner

Bella Gazda

Jeff George

John Giang

ohn is an acclaimed Concept Artist, Art Director, and Illustrator. John has done work for Marvel Studios, Paramount, Disney, Lucasfilm, Legendary,...

Karen Gillan

Appearing May 28, 2017

Karen Sheila Gillan (born 28 November 1987) is a Scottish actress and director. She is known for the role of Amy Pond, companion to the Eleventh Do...

Christina Gladstein

Christina Gladstein

Scott Godlewski

Scott Godlewski is artist and co-creator of COPPERHEAD at Image Comics. His other art credits include books at DC/Vertigo’s, BOOM! & Dynamite. Alon...

Gus Gonzalez III

J. Gonzo

J. Gonzo is a Chicano artist who currently resides in Mesa, AZ. Born and raised in Cypress, CA, Gonz attended the Orange County High School of the...

Chris Gore

Chris Gore is a comedian and writer who was a regular on G4TVs Attack of the Show. He is the founder of Film Threat, the author of several movie bo...

Tanya Gouchenour

Amber Gould

Steven Gould

Montana Graham

Anya Graves

Mark Greenawalt

Raven Gregory

Raven Gregory was born in Phoenix, Arizona 1979, the youngest of three brothers. Discovered in 2000 by then Vice President of Publishing at Top Co...

Todd Haberkorn

Appearing May 26-28, 2017

As a multi-award winning actor behind the mic, on camera, and on stage- Todd Haberkorn has had the pleasure of working in a variety of mediums in t...

L.J. Hachmeister

Author L.J. Hachmeister writes and fights—though she tries to avoid doing them at the same time. After winning the WEKAF world championship in doub...

Debra Haidinger

Jim Hanna

Jim Hanna is an Artist/Writer based in Mesa, Arizona. He has provided art for Arcana Studio (PHILLY, STAR POWER), Upper Deck, Red 5 Comics, IDW, Cr...

Pat Harper

Craig Harris

Shalane Harris

Alice Hays

Paul Hegedus

Summer Helene

Executive Vice President of California Pictures at Paramount Summer Helene is not only one of the youngest executives in Hollywood history, she wil...

Molly Henery

Christina Henry

Christina Henry is the author of the national bestselling Black Wings series and the two Chronicles of Alice books, Alice and Red Queen. She enjoys...

Karlyn Herring

Kaitlyn Hines

Connor Hinz

Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb is the author of the Farseer Trilogy, the Liveship Traders Trilogy, the Tawny Man Trilogy, the Soldier Son Trilogy, and the Rain Wilds C...

Val Hochberg

Val Hochberg (Val Brazier) was born in the freezing cold snows of Buffalo, NY but moved to the burning heat of the Phoenix deserts to pursue a comi...

Tom Hodges

While best known over the years from his work in the STAR WARS Universe (The Clone Wars web comic), Tom has worked on The Simpsons for Bongo Comics...

Astra Holt

Joe Holt

Jason M. Hough

Jason M. Hough is the New York Times bestselling author of the Dire Earth Cycle: The Darwin Elevator, The Exodus Towers, and The Plague Forge, as w...

Matthew Hunt

Ryan Hurst

Appearing May 26-28, 2017

Among some of the brightest acting talents today, Ryan Hurst is recognized as a formidable creative artist who humbly and consistently brings unfor...

Hyper-Urban Arts

Kakos Industries

Brandon Irwin

Tayler Isaacs

Autumn Ivy

Kevin Jensen

Jeff Jones

Suzanne Jones

Elliot Joyce

Dan Jurgens

Dan Jurgens began his career a number of years ago as artist on DC Comics’ THE WARLORD. He then created, wrote and drew BOOSTER GOLD and added FLAS...

Dani Kachorsky

Abby Karlin

Russ Kazmierczak

Angela Kennedy

Donald Kennedy

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon currently has more than sixteen million copies of her books in print, in over thirty countries. Writing as Kinl...

Khurt Khave

Mark Kidwell

Writer/Artist Mark Kidwell is the co-creator/writer of the sold-out, ongoing Vietnam/zombie epic “’68” from Image comics. His newest work can be se...

Ryan M. Kincaid

Originally from Southern California, now taking on the Midwest. I am a penciler that has done various pin-ups and cover for companies such as Zenes...

Daniel Klimut

Scott Koblish

Scott Koblish is a comic book artist who has worked for Stan Lee Media in 2000, Marvel Comics from 1992 to present and DC Comics from 1996 to prese...

Gini Koch

Gini Koch writes the fast, fresh and funny Alien/Katherine “Kitty” Katt series for DAW Books, the Necropolis Enforcement Files, and the Martian All...

Ellie Kosto

East Valley Krav Maga

Suzanne Lambert

Jerome Lamberth

Stephen Lanyi

Jenna Larson

John Layman

John Layman is the creator, writer and letterer of CHEW, the New York Times best-selling, Harvey Award and multi-Eisner Award winning cannibal cop ...

Shale LeBlang

Elizabeth Lee

Bob Leeper

Krissy Lenz

Loren Lester

Appearing May 25-28

Loren Lester is a highly successful voice-over artist best known as the quintessential voice of “Robin” and “Nightwing” on Batman: The Animated Ser...

Tom Leveen

Tom Leveen is the author of eight novels with imprints of Random House and Simon & Schuster, has written for Image Comics’ Spawn comic book series,...

Ken F. Levin

Ken F. Levin makes the deals for a select handful of comics superstars (like Mike Mignola, Bill Willingham, Max Allan Collins, and Garth Ennis) and...

Quinn Lindemood

Randy Lindsay

Supernatural Love

Scott Lynch

Scott Lynch is the author of four novels in the Gentleman Bastard sequence for Gollancz/Spectra. The Lies of Locke Lamora (2006) was a World Fantas...

Michael MacLean

Born and raised in Tempe, Arizona, Mike MacLean took a flying leap into the comics’ world, co-writing Lady Death, La Muerta, and Zack the Zombie Ex...

Sean Maguire

Appearing May 26-28, 2017

Sean Maguire began acting at age five in the motion pictures Voyage Round my Father with Sir Lawrence Olivier and Waterland with Jeremy Irons. He w...

Vocab Malone

Steve Mandel

Deegan Marie

Chris Marshall

Brian McClellan

Brian McClellan is an American epic fantasy author from Cleveland, Ohio. He is known for his acclaimed Powder Mage Universe and essays on the life ...

Brandon McGill

Dan McGivern

David McKendry

Rebekah McKendry

Robert Duncan Mcneill

Robert Duncan McNeill is awesome. He likes long walks on the beach and Broadway musicals. His hobbies include skiing, motorcycling, old man naps an...

Nate McWhortor

Shawn Mennenga

Chase Meyers

Brian and Kristy Miller

Brian & Kristy Miller are the founders of digital color studio Hi-Fi Colour Design. The team at Hi-Fi colors comics like Doctor Who, Supergirl, Har...

Jim Miller

Kevin Mills

Papi Miranda

Mark Morales

A longtime comics pro, Mark has worked for many companies including Image, Dark Horse, Chaos and DC Comics, mostly as an inker. For the last 15 ye...

Nichole Nance

Joseph Nassise

Joseph Nassise is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than a thirty-five novels, including the Templar Chronicles series, t...

Amy K. Nichols

Amy K. Nichols has been a musician, a web designer, a political assistant, a teacher, and an armchair scientist. She has traveled overseas, studied...

Shannon O'Connor

Obsessed Author Cosplay

Weston Ochse

Weston Ochse is the author of twenty books, most recently two SEAL Team 666 books, which the New York Post called ‘required reading’ and USA Today ...

Adam Orndorf

Adam Orndorf has worked in indie comics for over 16 years as both a writer and an artist. With projects ranging from online comics to anthologies, ...

Blanca Oroz

David Oroz

Stephanie Oroz

Chantelle Osman

James A. Owen

Cris Pace

Morgan Parker

Tony Parker

Tony Parker is an Eisner nominated comic artist and illustrator. He has drawn for nearly all major comic companies, is an Inkwell judge, and a form...

Wendy Parks

Primrose Path

Ryan Pefley

Diane Pershing

Appearing May 25-28

Over the years, Diane Pershing has had lead cartoon characters in projects such as Flash Gordon, The Adventures of Mighty Mouse, She-Ra: Princess o...

Phoenix Lightsaber Academy

Aprilynne Pike

Aprilynne Pike is an internationally best-selling American author best known for her debut novel Wings, which was released in English on May 5, 200...

Christin Pike

Whilce Portacio

90s pioneer X Men artist and Bishop creator Whilce Portacio joins the Phoenix Comicon 2017. Thirty years in the business, Portacio’s biggest break ...

Valerie Portolano

Far From Home Presents

Scott Price

Brian Pulido

Brian Pulido’s professional experience ranges from award-winning comic book writing, publishing and marketing, to screenwriting, film producing, ev...

Adrienne Quintana

Matt Rader

Sarah Rader

Livio Ramondelli

Livio Ramondelli’s art credits include Transformers for IDW Publishing, Star Trek for Insight Editions, Battlestar Galactica for Dynamite and Pacif...

Tom Raney

Tom’s drawn X-Men, revamped Stormwatch, and the Outsiders, co-created Threshold, and Mutant X. He’s also drawn Thor, Avengers Academy, the Hulk, W...

Brian Ransom

Norm Rapmund

Norm Rapmund is an inker who made a name for himself during the early years of Image Comics on such titles as “Brigade,” “Supreme” and “Bloodstrike...

Dumbledore's Blue Ribbon Army

Denny Riccelli

DIY Comic Artist - Creator of Cousin Harold, the world’s greatest rat detective webcomic. Other creations include Jenny Spookawski, Lollygaggin’ Ad...

Alyson Ridge

John Ridge

Cat Roberts

Vanessa Sophia Robertson

Talyah Rodriguez

Grey Rogers

Don Rosa

Well known in American comics fandom since the 1960’s for his vast comic book collection and fanzine writing & cartooning, Rosa became internationa...

Travis Rosenlieb

Katie Salidas

Katie Salidas is a best-selling author known for her unique genre-blending style that led to the award-winning Paranormal Dystopian Thriller: Disse...

Sand City Sabers

Forrest Schreick

Hal Semmens

Jen Senft

Dave Shaddix


Holly Shoemaker

The Horror Show Channel

Scott Sigler

Scott Sigler is the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen novels—including Alive and Alight—six novellas, and dozens of short stories. He is...

Eric Simmons

Brian Simonsen

Jamel Singleton

Megan Sloane

Megan Sloane is an editor for 1First Comics and also edits other comics and prose works. She is the editor on Bill Willingham’s new monthly comic ...

Alan Smale

Alan Smale grew up in Yorkshire, England, and now lives in the Washington, D.C., area. By day he works at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center as a p...

Ashley Smith

Justin Smith

K. Lynn Smith

Appearing May 25-28, 2017

K Lynn Smith is an artist and writer from the Mid-Michigan area. She found her start in the comic book world as a cartoonist for her university new...

Alan Sparrow

Kim Speer

Aubrey Spivey

Vincent St. Germaine

Michael Stackpole

A New York Times Bestselling author, Michael A. Stackpole is best known for his work as a science fiction and fantasy author and game designer. He ...

Phoenix Comicon Staff

D.B. Stanley

Horror writer D.B. Stanley has been a fan of comics since drooling over Treasury Editions on his parents’ basement floor as a child. His first boo...

Katherine Stewart

John Stinsman

John Stinsman has been working in comics and animation for over 20 years. He began his career as the artist of Vampirella, then moving over to Imag...

Dr. Mary Stokrocki

Reset Survivor

Reset Survivor blends together his love of video games, indie comics, and not-quite-popular culture, into the art and comics that he creates.


Sam Sykes

Sam Sykes is a very tall man who makes good books. He has written An Affinity for Steel, the Bring Down Heaven trilogy and, recently, the Brave Ch...

Syndicate Saber United

Syndicate Saber United - Flagstaff

The Dream Team

Joey Templeton

The Floor Show Of Phoenix


Clyde Thomas

E. Adam Thomas

Gail Thomas

Anthony Thornton

Billy Tucci

Billy Tucci is an award-winning cartoonist best known for his modern-day samurai fable, “Shi”. Through Billy’s Crusade Fine Arts, the multi-Eisner...

Alan Tudyk

Appearing May 27-28, 2017

Alan Tudyk is a multi-dimensional actor whose credits span throughout stage, film, television and voiceover entertainment platforms. Over the span ...

Two Suns Dueling

Brooke Unverferth Campbell

Dick Van Dyke

Appearing 1

He is the older brother of Jerry Van Dyke and father of Barry Van Dyke; his entertainment career has spanned almost seven decades. After gaining re...

Sarah Vicary

Tim Vigil

Tim Vigil is a comic book artist, mostly working in the horror/adult genre. His main graphic novel Faust was adapted by Brian Yuzna as the movie Fa...

Whitney Vigil

Comics for the Visually Impaired

Dennis Wagner

Meredith Walker

Aaron Wax

Robert Webb

Jim Welch

Dan Wells

New York Times bestselling author Dan Wells writes a little bit of everything, but is best known for his thriller series I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, ...

Jeremy Wengreen

Jeremy Western

Dan Wickline

Dan Wickline has written for Image Comics, IDW Publishing, Humanoids Publishing, Zenescope Entertainment, Avatar Press, Top Cow and Dynamite Entert...

Heath Wilcock

Scott Wilke

Shirley Will

TM Williams

Bill Willingham

Bill Willingham is the New York Times bestselling writer and creator of the long-running Fables comic series, along with writing many other comic b...

Gary Wilson

Yvonne Wingett Sanchez

Renee Witterstaetter

Writer, editor, and color-artist Renee Witterstaetter is the author of Nick Cardy: The Aritst at War, Excess: The Art of Michael Golden, Tex: The A...

Marv Wolfman

Allen Wrench

Monte Yazzie

Adam Yeater

Adam Yeater is the artist and publisher of the underground comic book called One Last Day. He creates prints, custom toys, and many other items rel...

Timothy Zahn

Timothy Zahn is the author of more than forty novels, nearly ninety short stories and novellas, and four short-fiction collections. In 1984, he won...

Dr Zombie

Rosie Zwaduk