2019

Marv Wolfman

Marv Wolfman at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Marv Wolfman has created more characters that have gone on to television, animation, movies, videogames, and toys than any other comics creator since Stan Lee. At Marvel, Marv was writer-creator of Blade, the Vampire Hunter, Nova, Bullseye, Black Cat, and many others. At DC, Marv co-created the New Teen Titans, Deathstroke, Vigilante, and dozens more. The Titans have starred in two successful cartoon shows several animated movies and a new live action TV series.

Credits: 

Writer, editor, Tomb of Dracula, New Teen Titans

Tui T. Sutherland

Tui T. Sutherland at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Tui T. Sutherland is the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Wings of Fire series—Book #13: The Poison Jungle releases in June—and the graphic novel adaptation series—Book #2 released in February. She has also written the Menagerie trilogy and the Pet Trouble series, and she is a contributing author to the bestselling Spirit Animals and Seekers series. She lives in Massachusetts with her wonderful husband, two adorable sons, and two very patient dogs.

Credits: 

Author, Wings of Fire series

William Stout

William Stout at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Comic Art Professional Society co-founder and tenth president William Stout has attended every Comic-Con. He’s assisted Russ Manning, Harvey Kurtzman, and Will Elder and collaborated with Moebius and Will Eisner. Fantastic Worlds: The Art of William Stout covers Bill’s 50-year career. Legends of the Blues is the first of three volumes.

Credits: 

Artist, Fantastic Worlds: The Art of William Stout

Seth

Seth at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Seth is the cartoonist behind the long running comic-book series Palookaville. His books include Wimbledon Green, George Sprott, and It’s a Good Life, If You Don’t Weaken. He is the designer for The Complete Peanuts, The Portable Dorothy Parker, The John Stanley Library, and The Collected Doug Wright. From 2014 to 2016 he partnered with Lemony Snicket on the young readers series All the Wrong Questions.

Credits: 

Cartoonist, Palookaville, Clyde Fans

Paco Roca

Paco Roca at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Paco Roca was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1969 and got his start in comics drawing the action series Road Cartoons for legendary comics magazine El Víbora. His graphic novel Arrugas received the 2008 Premio Nacional del Cómic, was adapted into an award-winning animated feature film, and was released in English as Wrinkles by Fantagraphics Books in 2016. Other works available in English include Twists of Fate (Fantagraphics Books, 2018) and The House, due out November 2019.

Credits: 

Writer, artist, Wrinkles, Twists of Fate

Jim Lee

Jim Lee at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Jim Lee is a renowned comic book artist and the chief creative officer–publisher of DC Entertainment. In addition to his duties at DC, he is the artist for many of DC Comics’ bestselling comic books and graphic novels, including All Star Batman and Robin, Superman: For Tomorrow, Justice League: Origin, Superman Unchained, and Suicide Squad. He also served as the executive creative director for the DC Universe Online (DCUO) massively multiplayer action game from Daybreak Games.

Credits: 

Artist, Justice League: Origin, Suicide Squad; DC Comics publisher/chief creative officer

Sam Sykes

Sam Sykes at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Sam Sykes—author, citizen, mammal—has written extensively over the years, penning An Affinity for Steel, the Bring Down Heaven trilogy, Brave Chef Brianna, and now the Grave of Empires trilogy, starting with Seven Blades in Black (Orbit, April 2019). At the time of this writing, no one has been able to definitively prove or disprove that he has fought a bear.

Credits: 

Author, An Affinity for Steel, Bring Down Heaven trilogy

Scott Snyder

Scott Snyder at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Scott Snyder has written comics for both DC and Marvel, including the bestselling series American Vampire, Batman, and Swamp Thing, and is the author of the story collection Voodoo Heart (The Dial Press). His latest projects include Justice League, The Batman Who Laughs, Batman: Last Knight on Earth (all for DC), and Wytches (Image). He teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College, NYC and Columbia University. He lives on Long Island with his wife Jeanie, and his sons Jack and Emmett.

Credits: 

Writer, Batman, American Vampire, Wytches

Stan Sakai

Stan Sakai at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Stan Sakai was born in Kyoto, Japan, and grew up in Hawaii. He began his comic book career by lettering Sergio Aragonés' Groo the Wanderer. He also worked with Stan Lee, lettering the Spider-Man Sunday comics for 25 years. Sakai is most famous for his original creation, Usagi Yojimbo, an epic saga celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2019. It features Miyamoto Usagi, a samurai rabbit living in early-seventeenth-century Japan.

Credits: 

Writer, artist, Usagi Yojimbo

Carey Pietsch

Carey Pietsch at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Carey Pietsch is a cartoonist based out of Brooklyn, NY. She's currently working on The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited and Here There Be Gerblins graphic novels, and her previous work includes drawing two arcs of Lumberjanes and the artwork for the Mages of Mystralia webcomic. Carey also makes Keepsakes, No Swords, and other original comics and zines about magic and empathy.

Credits: 

Cartoonist, The Adventure Zone, Lumberjanes