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Comic-Con 2022

More Comic-Con 2022 Guests Revealed!

In addition to the six guests announced last week, Comic-Con will be welcoming these top creators to the show, with more announcements to come!


Comic-Con 2022 Special Guest: Pierce Brown

Photo: Joan Allen


Pierce Brown is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Red Rising series. Pierce’s work has been published in 33 languages and 35 territories. He lives in Los Angeles.


Comic-Con 2022 Special Guest: Cecil Castellucci

Photo: Rachel Warecki


Cecil Castellucci is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of books and graphic novels for young adults, including Shade, The Changing Girl, Boy Proof, The Plain Janes, Soupy Leaves Home, The Year of the Beasts, Female Furies, Batgirl, and Odd Duck. Her newest graphic novel is Shifting Earth. Her short stories have been published in Strange Horizons,, and other anthologies. She spends her time between Los Angeles and Montreal.


Comic-Con 2022 Special Guest: Shannon Messenger

Photo: Devende Photography


Shannon Messenger is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of the award-winning middle-grade series Keeper of the Lost Cities, as well as the Sky Fall series for young adults. Her books have been featured on multiple state reading lists, published in numerous countries, and translated into many languages. She lives in Southern California with her family—and an embarrassing number of cats.


Comic-Con 2022 Special Guest: Scott Shaw!

For 50 years, Scott Shaw! has created underground comix (Fear and Laughter), mainstream comics (Captain Carrot, Sonic the Hedgehog, Simpsons Comics), children’s books (Marooned Lagoon) syndicated comic strips (Bugs Bunny), graphic novels (Annoying Orange), TV cartoons (Jim Henson’s Muppet Babies), advertising (Post Pebbles cereal), toys, trading cards, video games, packaging art and more. He's known for his Oddball Comics Live! show (the book is coming soon) and playing Quick Draw! with Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragonés. Scott was one of those who created San Diego Comic-Con.


Comic-Con 2022 Special Guest: J. Michael Straczynski

Just when you thought the plague was over, J. Michael Straczynski returns to SDCC. JMS is the Hugo, Inkpot, Eisner, Icon, and Saturn Award–winning creator/writer for Babylon 5 (and the upcoming B5 reboot for The CW) and Sense8, wrote the Oscar-nominated Changeling (for which he received a British Academy Award Nomination), worked on such movies as WWZ and Thor, and has written 400+ comics for Marvel, DC, Image, and others. He created The Resistance shared universe for AWA, is writing two audio drama series for Penguin/Random House, and has two new films slated for production in 2023.



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