More Guests Added for WonderCon!
These guests are in addition to Shannon Hale, David A. Robertson, James Rollins, Trung Le Nguyen, and Skottie Young. More to come!
Michael Cho is a freelance cartoonist/illustrator based in Toronto, Canada. He has drawn numerous covers and a few stories for such publishers as Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, and Valiant. He also paints book covers and draws editorial illustrations for clients including Penguin Books and The New Yorker. His graphic novel Shoplifter (Pantheon) was a New York Times bestseller.
Kevin Eastman co-created Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Peter Laird as a small-press comic book starting in 1984. The Turtles quickly made the leap to other media and went on to star in multiple movies, animated TV series, and toy lines over the years. Kevin also owned Heavy Metal magazine for more than 20 years, until 2014, and he continued to serve as its publisher until 2020.
Sarah Kuhn is the author of the popular Heroine Complex novels—a series starring Asian American superheroines. The first book is a Locus bestseller, an RT Reviewers’ Choice Award nominee, and one of the Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog’s Best Books of 2016. She has penned a variety of comics and prose, including the graphic novel Shadow of the Batgirl for DC Comics, the Star Wars audiobook original Doctor Aphra, and the YA rom-coms I Love You So Mochi and From Little Tokyo, With Love. Additionally, she was a finalist for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer.
DAVID F. WALKER
David F. Walker is an award-winning comic book writer, filmmaker, journalist, and educator. He is best known for his work in graphic novels and comics, including the Eisner and Ringo Award–winning series Bitter Root (Image Comics), the Eisner-nominated series Naomi (DC Comics), and the critically acclaimed graphic novel The Black Panther Party (Ten Speed Press). His most recent project is The Hated, soon to be a Netflix series. He has written for Marvel Comics (Luke Cage, Occupy Avengers, Power Man and Iron Fist, Nighthawk, Fury, Deadpool) and DC Comics (Cyborg, Young Justice). He also teaches part-time at Portland State University
GENE LUEN YANG
Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. As the Library of Congress’s fifth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, he advocates for the importance of reading, especially reading diversely. American Born Chinese, his first graphic novel from First Second Books, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. It’s recently been greenlit as a TV show for Disney+. His two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints won the L.A. Times Book Prize and was a National Book Award Finalist. His most recent books are the Eisner-winning Dragon Hoops from First Second Books and Superman Smashes the Klan from DC Comics.