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Michael S Bracco – Super Art Fight
Michael S Bracco is the artist and writer for the Graphic Novel Series, NOVO and the all ages Sci Fi graphic novel, Adam Wreck. During the week, Michael teaches art full time to middle school kids while on the weekends he travels the country with his potter extraordinaire wife, Shawna, displaying their work at craft shows and comic conventions. Along with his books, Michael also designs and prints a line of apparel featuring his original illustration under the company name, Spaghetti Kiss. Michael lives in Baltimore City with his wife, Shawna and their cats Mexico and Stranger.

T Campbell – Guilded Age
An ex-stage actor and failed Internet shut-in, T Campbell has written eighteen gazintillion pages of comics, won some awards and gotten high-flying writers to praise his work, so if you don’t love this series, it’s probably your own damn fault. He spends his “spare time” designing crosswords, drafting health care bills and seeking the Anti-Life Equation.

Greg Dean - Real Life Comics
Greg Dean has a very hard time focusing. In the past few years, he’s worked as a small plane refueler, a personal assistant, a graphic designer, a web designer, a culinary student, a cook, and of course, a cartoonist. His hobbies range from making chain-mail to writing about himself in the third person. Think of him as a renaissance man, sans renaissance. So, a …man.
Greg has been writing and illustrating his online comic, “Real Life” since late 1999, making it the longest he’s ever paid attention to just one thing. For those who may not have heard of it, (SHAME on you!) Real Life is a semi-autobiographical comic about the author and his friends. What’s meant by semi-autobiographical? Well, it deals with such subjects as going to work or school, road trips to Michigan, and building a giant orbital space station of death. Which is absurd, because Greg’s never even BEEN to Michigan.
Greg graduated from the California Culinary Academy, so in addition to drawifying things, he’s now certified to cookify things as well. A shame they didn’t have an English course at the academy.

Yan “Kern” Gagné and Mary Garren – Drow Tales
Yan is the author and penciler, Mary is the colorist and Lucinda provides sparkly environments for the comic. Together, along with an army of assistants, they work relentlessly to bring forth the world of Drowtales where a multitude of web comic series take place. There are interactive stories, games and fanservice, all packed (neatness is also optional) into a dark fantasy setting with a dash of manga style. Visit drowtales.com to check out the full-color daily updates!

Darren J. Gendron – Hello With Cheese Super Art Fight
Darren J. Gendron has a plan. He wants to ride a triceratops in the World Championship of Jousting. The easy part will be genetically cloning dinosaurs back to life. I mean, Samuel L. Jackson once helped people do that. The hard part will be making jousting a relevant sport again.
To that end, he has become the Dern of Dernwerks, a writer, artist and known scallywag. He’s the writer of Hello With Cheese (www.HelloWithCheese.com) and the Dungeons and Dragons comic Alignments (Wizards.com/DnD). He’s the manager of Commissioned Comic (CommissionedComic.com), and you can also hear him on the Cheese Cast.
If you come in contact with dern in the wild, you can calm him and draw his attention with the traditional call of “Heyo dern!” Be warned that he may still be hostile to you if you are a hobo or a clown. Oddly, hobo clowns are not threatening to him.

Chris Hastings - Dr. McNinja
Christopher  Hastings is the creator of The Adventures of Dr. McNinja, an absurdist action comedy comic.  Dr. McNinja can be read online at drmcninja.com, and print collections of the comic are published by TopatoCo and Dark Horse.  Hastings has also recently been tapped to write a Deadpool miniseries tie-in for Marvel Comics’ Fear Itself crossover event, making him the preeminent sourece for “mentally imbalanced ninja” humor.  He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Carly, and their dog, Commissioner Gordon.

Chris Hazelton – Misfile
Chris Hazelton entered the entertainment world through the film industry working on films such as “End of Days,” “The Hurricane,” “Thirteen Days,” and “Spy Game.” In 2002, Chris produced his first comic online and in print, “Building 12.” Chris quickly followed up “Building 12″ in 2004 with the much more successful and well known comic “Misfile.” After leaving Hollywood, Chris began pursuing drawing comics as a full time career and in 2006 created the comic series “A Steel Wing Shattered.”

Phil Kahn – Guilded Age
A longtime Professional Neckbeard, Phil Kahn has spent a few years writing for various Webcomic, Webcomic Criticism, and Webcomic Enthusiast sites, and is now trying to take his accumulated knowledge and put it all to good use on Guilded Age.While building a daytime career as an IT Support Specialist and Pokémon Trainer, he also spends a great deal of time practicing silly voices/faces in front of a mirror for the inevitable day where the only thing that can save the whole of humanity from certain doom is his impression of Henchman #24. Out of the three creators, he has spent the most time playing MMORPGs and is totally that Gnome Warlock who just won’t DIE ALREADY.

Eric Kimball – Blade Bunny, Exiern, and Legacy
In September of 2005 while wasting time at his day-job Eric posted his first comic to the web under the name Dimension Hopping. This waste of time out-lasted the job by many years and has been far more rewarding. Under the alias of Drowemos, Eric Kimball has created 4 webcomics (BladeBunny.com, Exiern.com, Legacycomic.com) and has brought others into his madness by publishing their comics (knitprincess.com).

Krazy Krow - Spinnerette
Krazy Krow is a veteran webcomic artist, with nearly ten years in the field.  His works include Krakow, Krakow 2.0, Marilith and Charliehorse, a superhero spoof with a manga style.  Krazy Krow uses a nom de plume to protect his future presidential campaign.

Gordon McAlpin - Multiplex
Gordon McAlpin lives in Minneapolis with his cat Punk. In his twenties, he watched over a dozen movies a week. Gordon has written movie reviews, co-hosted a movie podcast, and edited a movie news blog, but now he just writes and draws Multiplex. While he has never worked at a movie theater, he has had several equally terrible jobs. Multiplex’s first print collection, Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show, debuted last fall.

Jamie Noguchi – Yellow Peril Super Art Fight
Jamie Noguchi is a Washington, DC area cartoonist who has worked as a colorist with UDON Entertainment on titles from Marvel, DC, and Image. He illustrated Book 1 of Erfworld which was recognized as one of TIME Magazine’s Top 10 graphic novels of 2007. He is also one of the founders of Super Art Fight, the greatest live art competition in the known universe.

Scott Christian Sava - The Dreamland Chronicles
Once upon a time, an animator in the faraway land of Hollywood made wondrous television and film characters seemingly come to life. As more and more studios saw this animator’s work, his studio grew and grew. But this animator (we’ll call him Scott) wanted to tell his own stories. So Scott converted his animation studio, called Blue Dream Studios, into a publishing and toy company.
Now he could make his own characters come to life in books and toys for everyone to enjoy. Scott and his family soon found themselves in the magical kingdom of Franklin, Tennessee, where he often has adventures with his twin sons Brendan and Logan in the backyard where many strange creatures lurk. After marrying the fair princess Donna long, long ago…Scott is living the ‘Happily Ever After’ part of his story by doing exactly what he loves to do…tell stories.

Super Art Fight – Super Art Fight
While they gestated in their home-base of Baltimore, Maryland, the self described “Greatest Live Art Competition in the Known Universe” really has made the lovely state of Connecticut their second home. And at Webcomics Con, they intend to build on their existing fame/infamy by bringing another one of their trademark shows up north, leaving melted faces in their wake. Best described as a punk rock mixture of Pictionary and Pro Wrestling, Super Art Fight is truly unlike anything you’ve seen before. Strap in, hang on, and get ready for creative combat – your life will never be the same.  For more details on Super Art Fight, check out their regularly updated website, SuperArtFight.com!

Michael (Mookie) Terracciano - Dominic Deegan
Michael “Mookie” Terracciano is the author and artist of the fantasy webcomic, “Dominic Deegan: Oracle for Hire.” Since its humble beginnings nine years ago it has received acclaim for its unique characters, addictive storylines, painful puns, awful alliteration and (gasp!) reliable update schedule. Want to know what’s so interesting about a grumpy seer, his deformed girlfriend, his talking cat, his archmage mother and rock-star father? See for yourself at www.dominic-deegan.com!

Katie Tiedrich – Awkward Zombie
Katie Tiedrich has been drawing awful comics for untold centuries, but has for the last
five years been filling out the archive of Awkward Zombie, a weekly gaming comic. She is
entering her junior year of college in pursuit of, for some reason, a degree in
Mechanical Engineering. Katie is fond of dinosaurs and robots, fears moths and public
speaking, and lives with her eleven-foot-tall boyfriend, Norrin Hester.

 

5 Comments

  1. This sounds great! I wish it was not so far away.

    Tommy
    The Horror of Colony 6
    artist at thewebcomicfactory.com

  2. Pici says:

    We are so excited to be joining you at the con! Really looking forward to it!!

    Pici
    artist for Hell Inc. Comic & Bionic Yeti

  3. [...] Weekend (which we will be attending or die trying). I don’t know what to expect, but with a guest list like this, I expect some unbelievably good [...]

  4. Crystal says:

    It’s at times like this that I wish I lived in the states. Ah well, go Canada… now to just figure out a way to get down to this convention of sheer awesomeness…

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