Comic-Con 2013 Special Guests

Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013 featured an amazing roster of special guests. Here's the list.

Romeo Tanghal Sr.

Romeo Tanghal Sr.

Self-portrait by Romeo Tanghal Sr.

Tanghal Sr.

Inker, New Teen Titans

Romeo Tanghal Sr. is a self-taught artist who has worked his entire comic book career as an inker. He was one of the original team that launched The New Teen Titans and made it one of the bestselling books for DC Comics. He also worked on such titles as Green Lantern, Icon, Super Friends, Scalphunter, Gravedigger, Captain Atom, Solar, Fantastic Four, Conan, and many more. He is currently working on publishing his own art book that will feature all his paintings, illustrations, sketches, and portraiture. Recently, he started appearing at comic conventions to meet his fans, sign autograph, sell artwork, and accept commissions. His original artwork can be viewed on his blog,

Roy Thomas

Roy Thomas

Photo by Alan Waite


Writer/editor, Conan, Avengers, Alter Ego

After helping Jerry Bails launch his legendary fanzine Alter-Ego in 1961, Roy Thomas became an editorial assistant and writer for Stan Lee at Marvel in 1965. He is noted for his stints on such Marvel titles as The Avengers, The X-Men, Conan the Barbarian, and The Savage Sword of Conan. At DC in the 1980s he co-created and wrote All-Star Squadron, Infinity, Inc.,and others, and he has since freelanced for various companies. He currently edits a revived Alter Ego magazine for TwoMorrows Publishing and is involved with the Spider-Man and Tarzan comic strips. In 2011 he was elected to the Will Eisner Hall of Fame.

Bruce Timm

Bruce Timm

Artist/animator/producer, Batman: The Animated Series

World-renowned artist/animator Bruce Timm is the creative force behind many of Warner Bros. Animation’s greatest successes of the past two decades, driving DC Comics’ superheroes to new heights of popularity in television and film. Timm forever changed superhero animation with his breakthrough Batman: The Animated Series, then continued to grow his legendary status with the series Superman; The New Batman/Superman Adventures; Batman Beyond; Justice League/Justice League Unlimited; Teen Titans; and the all-CGI Green Lantern: The Animated Series. From Superman: Doomsday to Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Timm has executive produced 15 of the popular DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

J. H. Williams III

J. H. Williams III

Photo by Mike Jara Photography

J. H.
Williams III

Writer/artist, Batwoman; artist, Sandman

J.H. Williams III entered the comics field in 1991 and immediately began receiving attention for his finely crafted work on such titles as Batman, Starman, and his co-creation (with D. Curtis Johnson), Chase. His acclaimed artistry was later seen on Son of Superman, Seven Soliders of Victory, and Jonah Hex, and he has received multiple Eisner nominations for his work on co-creations Desolation Jones (with Warren Ellis) and Promethea (with Alan Moore). He is the co-writer (with W. Haden Blackman) and illustrator of DC's Batwoman, and he is working on an upcoming Sandman project with writer Neil Gaiman. Williams and his wife, Wendy, live in California.