Below is the guest list for 2014, the list is still growing so be sure to check back!
Vendors, Exhibitors & Independent Artists!:
MARK MCKENNA We are VERY excited to be able to bring this top-notch creator to the Eastern Shore! Mark has credits on over 500 comics and has inked over 8,000 pages on books such as X Men, Spider-Man, Batman, The Justice League and many, many more! Not only this but Mark has worked on his own creations such as his very popular Banana Tail and Combat Jacks. Mark is a fantastic guest, and if you have ever met with him at a show before you know he is very engaged, and ready to talk comics and have a good time. And as an added bonus Mark will be donating a signed copy of his new book Combat Jacks (which is fantastic by the way) to all of our winners in the Costume/Cosplay contest, Video Game Tournaments and AMV Contest! Join Mark April 5th at UMES for Eastern Shore Fan Con!
GREG LAROCQUEGreg has been working professionally in comic book illustration since 1980 with credits including The Flash, The Avengers, Web of Spider-Man, Crybaby and so many more, his catalog of work is encyclopedic. Working in both mainstream and independent comics, Greg has not only contributed to characters at the big two, but also published his own creator-owned properties and contributed to many independent projects. You can meet Greg at Eastern Shore Fan Con on April 5th! Greg is a friend of the show and we are ecstatic to welcome him back!
LIVING CORPSE CREW:Meet the creators of The Living Corpse! Buz, Ken and Blair will be on hand to sketch you as a zombie, sign copies of their hit titles from Dynamite comics, your Blu-Ray/DVD copies of The Living Corpse movie animated film, copies of Dynamite’s “cute” covers for a variety of titles and much more. These guys are fantastic guests and are always a good time! Don’t miss them April 5th on the campus of UMES.
KEN HAESER, BUZ HASSON, BLAIR SMITH
NEIL VOKESWe are proud to announce another fantastic guest; Neil Vokes! Neil has been working professionally in comics for the better part of three decades, and has worked on Spider-Man, Superman, Dr. Strange, and many others. His current project, the horror epic Flesh and Blood is one of the best horror comics out there!
KEN HUNTWe are very pleased to announce another excellent guest; Ken Hunt! A self taught artist and logo designer for numerous companies including DC Comics (Talon, Batman), Virus Comix (Bloke’s Tomb of Horror), About Time Comics (Godsend, Dreamer), AC Comics (Femforce, Men of Mystery), Daystar Studios Entertainment (Love Gun/Synergy Crisis, The Quest), Cryptic Magazine, Jam Packed Productions (Rave Sessions), Fantagraphics Books, Carnal Comics (Demi’s Pin-up Diary), B-Brand Comix (Wheela, Djustine), and many more.
SIEGFRIED COSPLAYLove Cosplay? Then Eastern Shore Fan Con is the place for you! Join us for our 3rd annual Cosplay/Costume contest with prizes and awards for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners in both the kids and adults categories. This year we will have some guest judges on board such as Siegfried Cosplay; last year’s winner! Don’t want to compete, but still want to dress up? Great! We will be knocking $2 off the price of admission for all those in costume, so whether you are competing in the contest or not, you still win!
RYAN BROWNERyan Browne is a NY based artist who has done small press work for Aspen Comics, Image Comics and Inbeon Studios, specializing in custom commission work of comic book characters. Recently he's branched out into zombie related artwork and merchandise. Starting a company called Zombiepetz, which specializes in turning some of your favorite comic and tv characters into zombies, custom work is a specialty. A children's book and animated series is on it's way in the near future. http://zombiepetz.bigcartel.com
21st Century Sandshark Studios
Bob Garr, creator of Until We Sleep
Classic Plastic Bricks
Elizabeth Schram/Silly Little Things
John L. French
League of Hot Geeks
Mystic Forces Studios
Panda Life Energy
Print n Ship
Stevon P. Sample Artist/Founder Dominion Multimedia
The Teddy Bear Tales
Time For Hugs Entertainment
Tortoise & Hare Creations
Twilight Zone Comics
UMES Sequential Arts program
And more to come!