Featured Guests & Appearances
Guest of Honor
Heroes from your childhood. Creators behind your favorite comic books. Nerds like you. Find them all here.
Mike Grell started his career with DC Comics in 1973 working on Superboy and The Legion of Super Heroes. He then went on to create the fan-favorite "The Warlord" which he wrote AND drew for the first 58 issues of the series. He also contributed to Aquaman, The Phantom Stranger,
Gene Ha is the writer and artist of Mae. He's also the artist on comics such as Top 10, Fables, Justice League, Cyclops & Phoenix, and Oktane. His work has earned 4 Eisners, the highest award in the US comics industry. He lives outside Chicago in Berwyn, IL with his wife Lisa
Appearing Saturday & Sunday ONLY TONY ISABELLA is the creator and writer of Black Lightning; co-creator of Misty Knight and Tigra; writer of Captain America, Champions, Daredevil, Dracula, Ghost Rider, Grim Ghost, Hawkman, Iron Fist, the Living Mummy, Luke Cage, Spider-Man, Star Trek and many others. TONY ISABELLA, like Superman,
Angel Medina began his career with Megaton Publications (Berzerker, Megaton) and First Publishing (Dreadstar, Jodah the Hammer) in the second half of the 1980s. He then went to Marvel Comics, where he had runs on The Incredible Hulk, Warlock and Infinity Watch, and The Avengers. Later on, he joined Image
William Messner-Loebs has been a constant in the comic book industry since the 1980s & 1990s, when he wrote runs of series published by DC Comics, Image Comics, Comico, and other comics publishers. These works included DC's superhero series Flash, Wonder Woman, & Impulse- among others. While on Wonder Woman, he created the character Artemis. Additionally,
Jill Thompson is a 10 time Eisner Award winning comic book creator known for The Scary Godmother, Magic Trixie, Wonder Woman The True Amazon, Sandman, Beasts of Burden and Finals. A graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Jill continues to write and illustrate comics as well as
Cherry Capital Comic Con strives to keep the focus on the word COMIC. We invite some the greatest comic creators around to come to our show and meet up with our attendees.
Comfort and Adam are the seven-time Harvey Award nominated husband-and-wife Action Faction responsible for the critically acclaimed series The Uniques, Rainbow in the Dark, Kitty Game,
Caliber Comics is Michigan's largest comic/graphic novel publisher with over 150 graphic novels in active print and 650+ issues available digitally.
Seth Damoose is the winner of the inaugural Gary Reed Independent Creator Award. Seth has provided art and designs for projects such as Tales of
Dan Dougherty is an award-winning Chicago artist who writes and illustrates comics and children’s books. He is best known for his comic strip Beardo and
Jay is the creator of the smash-hit "Bodie Troll", selling out at comic shops and book stores across the country as of this announcement, as
DIRK MANNING is best known as the writer/creator of comic series such as TALES OF MR. RHEE (Devil’s Due) and NIGHTMARE WORLD (Image Comics/Shadowline), as
Rob Miller is a proud Michigan native who is a creature and special effects artist and sculptor. He is well known for his make-up application
K Lynn Smith is an artist and writer from the Mid-Michigan area. In 2006, her artwork won the Michigan Press Award, as well as the
One of Michigan's largest publishers, Source Point Press publishes books, comic books, and graphic novels. Working with both industry legends, and new talents on the