2019

Arvell Jones

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

Arvell Jones, a pioneer comic artist, is best known for his work for Marvel Comics and DC Comics in the 1970s through the ‘90s.

He worked on original concept art for the teaser posters for the Black Panther movie that was released in 2018. He is co-creator of the character Misty Knight, the first African American female superhero for Marvel Comics. Misty Knight has been featured in the Marvel/Netflix TV series Luke Cage, The Defenders, and Iron Fist. He's drawn for Marvel

Credits: 

Artist, Deathlok, All-Star Squadron

Gene Ha

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

New York Times bestselling comic book artist Gene Ha writes and draws Mae from Lion Forge Comics. It’s the story of Mae Fortell, a girl who follows her long missing sister Abbie to a world of mad science and mystery. He’s famed for his work with writer Alan Moore, Top 10 and its prequel The Forty-Niners. Gene has won 4 Eisners, the highest award in American comics. Gene Ha lives outside Chicago in Berwyn, IL, with his lovely wife Lisa. More info: www.geneha.com

Credits: 

Writer, artist, Mae; artist, Top 10

Rick Geary

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

Rick Geary has been a freelance cartoonist and illustrator for over 45 years. His illustrations and graphic stories have appeared in National Lampoon, MAD, The New York Times, Heavy Metal, Disney Adventures, and many other publications. His graphic novels include the biographies J. Edgar Hoover and Trotsky, as well as nine volumes in the series titled A Treasury of Victorian Murder, and six volumes in A Treasury of 20th Century Murder, the latest of which is Black Dahlia.

Credits: 

Writer, artist, Black Dahlia, The Lindbergh Child

Jon B. Cooke

Jon B. Cooke at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Jon B. Cooke is the five-time consecutive Eisner Award winner (and one-time Harvey Award recipient) for his former magazine, Comic Book Artist, as well as writer and producer of the full-length feature film documentary, Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist [2007]. Currently editor of Comic Book Creator magazine (published by TwoMorrows), Cooke is author of The Book of Weirdo, a massive retrospective of R. Crumb’s humor comics anthology, published this year by Last Gasp.

Credits: 

Writer, editor, Comic Book Creator, Comic Book Artist

Leigh Bardugo

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

Leigh Bardugo is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of fantasy novels and the creator of the Grishaverse. With over one million copies sold, her Grishaverse spans the Shadow and Bone trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, The Language of Thorns, and King of Scars—with more to come. Her short stories can be found in multiple anthologies, including Some of the Best from Tor.com and The Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy. Her other works include Wonder Woman: Warbringer and Ninth House.

Credits: 

Author, Shadow and Bone trilogy, The Language of Thorns

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Lee Weeks

Lee Weeks at WonderCon Anaheim 2019, March 29-31 at the Anaheim Convention Center

We regret to announce that Lee Weeks will be unable to attend WonderCon Anaheim 2019.

Credits: 

Artist, Batman, Daredevil, Hulk

Brian Stelfreeze

Brian Stelfreeze at WonderCon Anaheim 2019, March 29-31 at the Anaheim Convention Center

Brian Stelfreeze is best known for his art on the relaunch of the Black Panther series for Marvel Comics. He is also known for his extensive cover work on DC Comics Batman titles. His cover work also includes X-Men, Hulk, Daredevil, Spider-Man, and Catwoman. He also contributed interior pages to the Eisner Award-winning projects Batman: Black & White and Wednesday Comics for DC. He was co-writer and artist on the Matador miniseries for Wildstorm Comics.

Credits: 

Artist, Black Panther; cover artist, Batman, X-Men, Spider-Man

Joëlle Jones

Joëlle Jones at WonderCon Anaheim 2019, March 29-31 at the Anaheim Convention Center

Joëlle Jones is an Eisner Award-nominated artist currently living and working in Los Angeles, CA. Since attending PNCA in Portland, OR, she has contributed to a wide range of projects. She is currently writing and drawing Catwoman and recently finished a run on Batman, both for DC comics. She also wrote and drew the series, Lady Killer, published by Dark Horse Comics.

Credits: 

Writer-artist, Catwoman, Lady Killer