The WonderCon Guest List Grows!
These guests are in addition to Michael Cho, Kevin Eastman, Shannon Hale, Sarah Kuhn, Trung Le Nguyen, David A. Robertson, James Rollins, David F, Walker, Gene Luen Yang, and Skottie Young.
TULA LOTAY/LISA WOOD
Lisa Wood, known by her pen name Tula Lotay, is an English comic book artist. She is best known for illustrating Supreme: Blue Rose, written by Warren Ellis (Image Comics) and All Star Batman with Scott Snyder. She was also an artist on Si Spencer's eight-part series Bodies for Vertigo. Tula illustrated issue #13 of The Wicked + The Divine, which was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book. In 2007, she founded the annual Thought Bubble Festival in Yorkshire, England, to promote comic books to the general public, especially children with reading difficulties. For this work she received Comic-Con’s Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award in 2019.
ELLIOT S! MAGGIN
Elliot S! Maggin, writer of Superman in the 1970s and 1980s, wrote stories of every major DC character and something for every major publisher of the period. He’s written 400 to 500 comics stories and half a dozen novels, including the bestsellers Last Son of Krypton and Miracle Monday, marketed with the first two Superman feature films. He wrote the novel Not My Closet and the collection An Enemy's Gift. He reads his work on the podcast “Elliot Makes Stuff Up” and he’s working on several novels now, because he’s not terribly concerned when he’ll finish any of them.
Kevin Patrick Smith is an American filmmaker, actor, comedian, comic book writer, author, YouTuber, and podcaster. He came to prominence with the low-budget comedy buddy film Clerks (1994), which he wrote, directed, co-produced, and acted in as the character Silent Bob of stoner duo Jay and Silent Bob. Jay and Silent Bob also appeared in Smith's later films Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks II, and Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Since 2011, Smith has mostly made horror films, including Red State, Tusk (2014), and Yoga Hosers. Coming later this year, Smith will release the much-anticipated Clerks III via Lionsgate. Smith co-hosts several shows on his SModcast Podcast Network, including SModcast, Fatman Beyond, and the live show Hollywood Babble-On. (appearing Saturday only)
MICHAEL A. STACKPOLE
Michael A. Stackpole is an award-winning writer, game designer, computer game designer, graphic novelist, screenwriter, and podcaster. He is best known for his New York Times bestselling novels Rogue Squadron and I, Jedi. He’s written over 50 novels and countless short stories and articles. In his spare time he plays games, including much too much World of Warcraft, and enjoys swing dancing. He lives in Arizona.
Babs Tarr is an award-nominated and New York Times bestselling comics artist and illustrator. She’s best known for her work on Batgirl of Burnside as well as Pub Draw, an instructional drawing show on Critical Role. Babs loves drawing babes and making money. Please help her dreams come true.