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Guests

Comic Guests

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.

Gaming for a Cure
Gaming for a Cure
Game Room
Local Non-Profit charitable organization focused on bringing gamers of all kinds together for one common goal: to raise awareness and funding for the fight against
Brian O’Halloran
Brian O’Halloran
Booth 1114 - Actor
Brian O’Halloran, first-generation American son of Irish immigrants, was born in New York and moved to New Jersey at the age of 10. He discovered
Comfort & Adam
Comfort & Adam
Booth 1126 - Comic Creators
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,
Deep Water Games
Deep Water Games
Game Room
Board games bring people together. At Deep Water Games, we're localizing and developing epic board games for a global audience.
Caliber Comics
Caliber Comics
Booth 302 - Publisher
Caliber Comics is Michigan's largest comic/graphic novel publisher with over 150 graphic novels in active print and 650+ issues available digitally.
9&10 News/Northern Michigan’s CW32
9&10 News/Northern Michigan’s CW32
Booth 1203
C4 2018 Presenting Sponsor. A CBS affiliate, WWTV/WWUP-TV 9&10 News brings you 9 hours of local news every weekday plus 1.5 hours over the weekend.
104.5 BOB FM
104.5 BOB FM
Booth 1204
C4 2018 Presenting Sponsor. Join Finster in the Morning and enjoy the best of 80’s, 90’s, & whatever all day long!
501st Legion, Rebel Legion, & Michigan Droid Builders
501st Legion, Rebel Legion, & Michigan Droid Builders
Booth 1201
The 501st and Rebel Legions are all-volunteer organizations formed for the express purpose of bringing together costume enthusiasts under a collective identity within which to
734Designs
734Designs
Booth 403
Pop culture signs and stickers.
Brad’s Comics & Collectibles
Brad’s Comics & Collectibles
Booth 1107
From Investment grade comics to bargain blow-outs along with magazines, graphic novels, action figures, posters and other related pop culture materials.
Comic Wreck
Comic Wreck
Booth 1101
We carry Manga - 1000's of individual books - and we BUY & TRADE also (bring your extras)! We also carry Posters, Prints & related
Critter Carnival
Critter Carnival
Booth 104
Critter Carnival brings you a gigantic selection of super soft, squishy, huggable Plush! See them at: www.squishable.com
Dan’s Comic Tree
Dan’s Comic Tree
Booth 202
Comic Books Golden to Modern. Magazines, Fanzines Original Art and Toys. Collector/dealers since 1972. We have a little bit of everything.
Deadwood Productions
Deadwood Productions
Booth 1102
Steampunk merchandise! Great for Cosplay! Hats, Goggles, Jewelry, Pocket Watches, Clothing and accessories, Replica Weapons, Lamps and more. We do custom work. Just ask! 
Dude’s Comics
Dude’s Comics
Booth 404
Specializing in comics new and old; large selection at great prices.
Gem City Comic Con
Gem City Comic Con
Booth 401
Check out the selection from one of the nation’s premiere Comic Cons and shops! Stop by and see us!
Grand Rapids Comic-Con
Grand Rapids Comic-Con
Booth 402
We sell back issue comics, collectible magazines, Silver and Bronze Age comics, action figures and posters. Grand Rapids Comic-Con on November 9-11 in Grand Rapids! 
Grand Traverse Games
Grand Traverse Games
Game Room
Traverse City's one and therefore most awesome classic and current video game store.
Helaman’s Warriors
Helaman’s Warriors
Booth 102
Helaman's Warriors specializes in kids safety sword play. we offer 5 sizes of safety swords, cloaks and shields. Come by our booth and try us
Heroic Handmade
Heroic Handmade
Booth 105
We specialize in handmade items from ties to dresses, from bags to masks, as well as hats, display cases, even wedding cake toppers. We also
JDrelics
JDrelics
Booth 1105
Focusing on, but not limited to StarWars, Sci fi-Fantacy, Independant, Marvel, & DC (Comics, & Action Figures)
JEM Collectibles
JEM Collectibles
Booth 1103
Buying and selling vintage to new STAR WARS! I am a local collector paying more than Ebay for loose, complete, sealed, boxed, and mint carded
Lange’s Sports
Lange’s Sports
Booth 201
Funko pop / trades /comic books.
Magic Mirror Costume Shop
Magic Mirror Costume Shop
Booth 1104
Located in Traverse City, Magic Mirror is northern Michigan's year-round source for quality costumes rentals, Ben Nye theatrical makeup, and retail accessories, including Rock Star
Mall of Justice
Mall of Justice
Booth 204
Specializing in action figures and vintage comics.
Middle Shelf Collectibles
Middle Shelf Collectibles
Booth 1106
We have comics, toys and other collectibles.
Northern Michigan Ghostbusters & Grayling Ghostbusters
Northern Michigan Ghostbusters & Grayling Ghostbusters
Booth 1205
Northern Michigan Ghostbusters and Grayling Ghostbusters are fandom groups using their love of the Ghostbusters franchises for costuming, prop making, and special effects. This is
ROMA Collectibles
ROMA Collectibles
Booth 301
ROMA Collectibles, an Ohio based retailer, brings you the best in Action Figures, Toys, and Collectibles. Everything from Star Wars, GI Joe, Marvel Legends, DC
Screams in the Dark
Screams in the Dark
Booth 1207
Northern Michigan's Largest Haunted Event- Voted #1 Haunted Attraction In Northern Michigan for the last 4 years. Specializing in Haunted Attractions, Props, Special Effects, and
Superfly Comics & Games
Superfly Comics & Games
Booth 304
We sell all the things.  You should think about buying them. We stock toys, statues, accessories, new comics, discount graphic novels, and super-sweet dance moves.
T-C-S Conventions
T-C-S Conventions
Booth 203
Bronze, Copper, and modern comics along with other collectibles including posters, figures, and banks. 
Traverse City’s Bigfoot
Traverse City’s Bigfoot
Booth 1206
Seen in Northern Express and heard on 104.5 BOB FM with Finster and Mikey Zeroe & on z93 92.9FM with Ron and Rehmer, & WTCM
Turtle Trinkets
Turtle Trinkets
Booth 103
We sell a mix of hand made and resale jewelry. We also stock some toys, stuffed animals and other small trinkets. 
Warp 9 Comics
Warp 9 Comics
Booth 303
New Comics, Back Issues, Toys and Statues.
WebHeadComics.com
WebHeadComics.com
Booth 1108
WebHeadComics.com is your online comic book store. We specialize in comic books, toys, and collectibles. 
iCon Tournaments
iCon Tournaments
Game Room
Welcome to iCon Tournaments! Stop by to join our tournaments for lively and exciting games like Dragon Ball Fighter Z, Super Smash Bros, Injustice, Mortal
Seth Aniela Abair
Seth Aniela Abair
Booth 604
Co-creator of the upcoming comic Incorporeal. Illustrator of the children's book, Benjaman and Rumblechum. Mostly enjoys drawing/painting fantasy and horror and all between.
Sherief AbouElSeoud
Sherief AbouElSeoud
Booth 803
IT Professional by day, he spends his evenings toiling over bristol board with ink stained hands to make comics. Also, he’s kind of a big
The Art of Sir
The Art of Sir
Booth 1006
A self taught artist writer and illustrator, Eddy has created his own style, with several different styles of fan art and his own self published
Mark Bloodworth
Mark Bloodworth
Booth 1112
Selling my original art & prints/comics I have illustrated. Mark Bloodworth is an artist and storyteller. He's worked on Hellraiser; Deadworld; Abel; Ripper Legacy; ZvC;
Misty Bondy
Misty Bondy
Booth 510
Artist/Illustrator specializing in Pop Surrealism and female based artwork. Shown in multiple galleries across the U.S. and a huge comic con nerd at heart.
Travis Bramble
Travis Bramble
Booth 707
Michigan native Graphic Designer/Illustrator. For almost 10 year he’s self-published the comic series Side Quest. Currently his work will be seen in The Black Museum
Karen & Darrin Brege
Karen & Darrin Brege
Booth 506
Karen & Darrin are husband/wife, author/Illustrator comedians. With 13 children's books out they inspire children's and adults alike to laugh and read. Also voice-over artists
Andy Budnick
Andy Budnick
Booth 804
Andy is an illustrator from Grand Rapids and excited to return for C4’s tenth anniversary! His work includes the cover to God Says Hi as
Noeland Collins
Noeland Collins
Booth 807
I've done work in underground and web comics for a long time. I've worked in film for many years, doing storyboards and concept work. I
DJ Corchin
DJ Corchin
Booth 901
DJ Corchin is an international award-winning children’s author and illustrator. Creator of many stories, his book A Thousand No’s, along with award-winning artist Dan Dougherty,
Comic Book Displays
Comic Book Displays
Authorized Submissions for CBCS Signature Series Grading. Custom made comic frames made to fit your current-silver age comics, 11x17 to fit your favorite print or
Corinne Roberts Illustration
Corinne Roberts Illustration
Booth 907
Corinne Roberts has written and illustrated Trip to Trekka and Imaginary Sea 1,2,3!. Her webcomic/comicbook Out and About will be released in 2018. Along with
The Crafting Bug
The Crafting Bug
Booth 1010
Handmade nerdy crafts by Tori Beckett. Everything from bead sprites, hand crafted resin jewelry, 3D drawn and printed sculpture, and paper quilling art. (Formerly RozeStudio)
Victor Dandridge
Victor Dandridge
Booth 904
C4 2018 Sponsor. The Hardest Working Man in comics returns to C4! Writer of The Samaritan, The Trouble w/Love, Origins Unknown, and the all-ages Wonder
Deadmen Ink Productions
Deadmen Ink Productions
Booth 1007
Ken Johnson is a Writer and cartoon scholar. his book series The Man Who Watched Batman is the most In depth look at Batman: TAS
Jay DeFoy
Jay DeFoy
Booth 805
Jay A. DeFoy is a Michigan Based illustrator that focuses on comic and fantasy art.
Earthenwood Studio
Earthenwood Studio
Booth 609
Earthenwood Studio's Melanie Brooks creates quirky illustrations in marker from Metro Detroit, Michigan. Creepy cute creatures dance around her artworks, shouting sassy quotes and random
Landon Faulkner
Landon Faulkner
Booth 1001
Presented by Headshrinker’s Press. For decades Landon has been writing. With a background in entertainment he's written for bands, screenplays, short stories, stand-up and sketch
Adam Ferris
Adam Ferris
Booth 705
Adam Ferris is the originator of the comic anthology The Good Fight. Which features both industry professionals and new talent taking a stand against hate
For The Love of Comics
For The Love of Comics
Booth 501
For the Love of Comics is a Mother/daughter team that creates many unique items crafted from comic books and comic book related items. Our collection
Frog Nebula Studio
Frog Nebula Studio
Booth 605
Kitty is a small nerd who loves pixel arts and fiber crafts. She has been sewing since she was 10 and never put the needle
Rodney Fyke
Rodney Fyke
Booth 606
Rodney is a professional writer & artist from Cincinnati, OH. He is currently working on his 6th issue of his comic Peanut, Puddin’ n’ Jelly
John Garavaglia
John Garavaglia
Booth 1109
John Garavaglia is the author of the new novel Dorian Gray, based on the Tidalwave Productions graphic novel series of the same name.  The property
Bruce Gerlach
Bruce Gerlach
Booth 710
As an illustrator, Bruce has worked with many properties, such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Deadworld for Lucasfilm, Topps, Caliber Press, The Rehab Tribune, Debaucheri
Brad Gischia
Brad Gischia
Booth 602
Brad Gischia is a comic creator from Northern Michigan. His current titles are The Curiostiy Shop from DimThroat Comics and The Black Museum from Source
Heads Up Studios
Heads Up Studios
Booth 503
Artwork featuring comic book, movie and pop culture icons in the recognizable Head Up style, I have canvas and cardstock prints and vinyl decals.
Daniel J. Hogan
Daniel J. Hogan
Booth 802
Daniel J. Hogan is an award-winning cartoonist from Lansing, MI. Daniel writes and draws the weekly all-ages fantasy comic, Foxes & Boxes for clattertron.com. Learn
H-O-W Comics
H-O-W Comics
Booth 1110
Collin Avery is a Northern Michigan native and has been to C4 every year. H-O-W Comics is the home of The Adventures of Johnny Wraith
Rob Humphrey
Rob Humphrey
Booth 906
Writer of the Comic Buyers Guide Fan Award Nominated web comic Punching the Clock, and the Unlawful Good Anthology’s The Bulldog’s Bite. Bring him donuts.
Jay Jacot
Jay Jacot
Booth 709
Jay, a blend of graphic designer, all around artist, and storyteller speaks ‘comics’ as a second language. Jay works on his own comics and helps
James J
James J
Booth 505
James is an artist based in Michigan, with the love for comic books, currently working on his first comic book, stop by and check out
Will Jones
Will Jones
Booth 509
Will Jones is a freelance comic book artist residing in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He spends his days reading far too many comic books. He spends
Rachel Kaiser
Rachel Kaiser
Booth 502
Rachel Kaiser is a 2D Animator and Illustrator from Michigan. She has worked on many films and projects, including Orient City and Princess Hair. She
Topher Kearby
Topher Kearby
Booth 706
Topher Kearby is a bestselling writer and artist. His books of prose and art continue to top best seller lists all over the world.
Ken Krekeler
Ken Krekeler
Booth 701
Ken Krekeler is a freelance illustrator as well as the artist/writer behind a few graphic novels, including The Colodin Project, Dry Spell, and Westward. He
Dakota Lee
Dakota Lee
Booth 1125
A senior at Kendall College of Art and Design, I am going into the concept art world and comics as well.
Ryan Lee
Ryan Lee
Booth 1124
Ryan Lee is a Northern Michigan-based Comic Artist/Illustrator. In the past he’s worked with Valiant, IDW, Black Mask Studios, and Marvel. He’s currently developing creator-owned
Stefani Manard
Stefani Manard
Booth 1009
Stefani writes. A lot. She loves horror, and currently runs Scapegoat Press, a small indie label in Michigan. She is also an editor, as well
Jeffery J. Manley
Jeffery J. Manley
Booth 703
Jeffery J. Manley is the world's most under-appreciated cartoonist. The author of several books, Jeff is ready to draw anything you want... and sell you
Bryan Mazany
Bryan Mazany
Booth 608
Winner of the 2018 C4/Right Brain Brewery Beer Label Design Contest! I am a traditional artist from Freeland, Michigan. I specialize in portraiture of pop
Jim McClain
Jim McClain
Booth 908
Originally from Mesick, Michigan, Jim McClain is an award-winning 7th grade math teacher whose first graphic novel, Solution Squad, is a finalist for Best Middle-Grade
Tony Miello
Tony Miello
Booth 702
Designer of the 2018 501st Legion C4 limited edition patch! Tony is the creator of the comic strip GAPO the Clown, currently published by Caliber
MissNOKitty
MissNOKitty
Booth 810
Cute Art for the Cute at Heart!!! A lover of cute and sweet MissNOKitty spends her time coming up with adorable prints, stickers, buttons, notepads,
J.R. Mounts
J.R. Mounts
Booth 1002
J.R. is an indie comics creator for Scairy Tales Noir, self-publishing Fried Pickle Noir (Sin City meets Veggie Tales) and Scairy Tales (Calvin & Hobbes
Neko Creations
Neko Creations
Booth 1005
Happiness inspired designs. 98% original artwork and lots of cats. We sell accessories such as bags, wallets and throw blankets- soft as an angels bottom.
Kelsey Neveu
Kelsey Neveu
Booth 1008
Originally from Traverse City, now working as a graphic designer in Detroit, Kelsey Neveu has always aspired to be a comic creator. She draws as
Teal Newcomb
Teal Newcomb
Booth 601
I specialize in nature inspired fantasy and scifi artwork created with traditional media. Offering fine art prints, limited edition sketchbooks, and a small number of
Penguin Attack Studios
Penguin Attack Studios
Booth 809
Founded in 2013, Penguin Attack Studios started working conventions to spread the love of anime, game, and comic themed products. Tiffany does custom work as
Podcast Detroit
Podcast Detroit
Booth 1127
Podcast Detroit thrives on delivering entertaining programming, producing new podcasts, and currently has more than 90 shows recording in their 5 studios in Royal Oak
Rapid Fire Entertainment
Rapid Fire Entertainment
Booth 603
Rapid Fire Entertainment is an independent press established in 2012 in Grand Rapids, MI. The company consists of collaborative artists and writers. Home of The
RISE -Art and Design-
RISE -Art and Design-
Booth 808
RISE embodies splashes of color, bold lines, and iconic imagery. A street art style that aims to connect with people on a level that when
Rob Hogan Creates
Rob Hogan Creates
Booth 806
Rob creates Fine Art paintings of pop culture. His artwork has been signed by an Emmy and Academy Award winner, a NYT Bestselling Author, a
Scott Rosema
Scott Rosema
Booth 1113
Scott has been a long standing fixture in comics, having worked for/on properties such as Marvel, DC, Valiant, Warner Bros. Disney, Archie, Fleer, TSR, Rittenhouse,
Savage Studios
Savage Studios
Booth 801
Tom Savage is a published illustrator, graphic designer, writer, and film maker. His work has been featured on movie posters, sketch cards, books covers and
Shoujo Havoc
Shoujo Havoc
Booth 504
Havoc is a whimsical being who spends most of her time crying over her favorite characters and eating a variety of noodles. She enjoys fanart
SMAWTH Studios
SMAWTH Studios
Booth 607
SMAWTH Studios features artwork and comics. Acrylic paintings on canvas. Homemade original bookmarks, painted in acrylic. Homemade coloring books and freebies.
Gavin Smith
Gavin Smith
Booth 902
Gavin Smith is a freelance artist who lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the artist for The Accelerators for Blue Juice Comics and has recently
Bryan Snuffer
Bryan Snuffer
Booth 610
Bryan Snuffer is an accomplished movie and fantasy artist. An official Lucasfilm and Disney Artist. Bryan will bring a very large variety of original movie
Jason Strutz
Jason Strutz
Booth 704
Jason Strutz is the illustrator of The House of Montresor, continuing Poe's The Cask of Amontillado. You'll find horror comics, prints, and more at his
Tara Maslowski – Artist
Tara Maslowski – Artist
Booth 508
Tara Maslowski is a freelance traditional artist based out of Traverse City, MI. Come see her table to find a print of one of you
Teresa and Megan
Teresa and Megan
Booth 1111
A pair of quirky local artists who make creative and unique wearables and art,-often with a geeky flair.
The Unicorn and Narwhal’s Trove
The Unicorn and Narwhal’s Trove
Booth 507
Geeky Crafting. I make dice bags great for all your dice or small toy needs, Con Survival Throws perfect for travel and Plush Narwhals.
C.R.Warner
C.R.Warner
Booth 1004
C.R.Warner was raised on comics and horror movies, has an insatiable love for the beautiful and bizarre, and has used those influences to hone her
Kevin P. West
Kevin P. West
Booth 1003
I am a local Grand Rapids Freelance Artist with a passion for Sci-Fi and Horror. I draw official Star Wars & Walking Dead Sketch Cards
Emily Zelasko
Emily Zelasko
Booth 905
Emily Zelasko is an illustrator from the Metro Detroit area. She has done illustrative work for a variety of writers and publishers. Emily also writes
Billy West
Billy West
Booth 1116 - Voice Actor
Appearing Saturday and Sunday ONLY Autographs: $20 Photo Ops: $20 Billy West is an American voice actor, singer and comedian best known for his voice-over
Jim Steranko
Jim Steranko
Booth 1117 - Author, Magician, Illustrator, Escape Artist, Historian
Appearing ALL DAY Saturday and from 11AM-12:00PM Sunday ONLY. Autographs: $20 JIM STERANKO has cut a ferocious path through the entertainment arts, with a dozen
Seth Damoose
Seth Damoose
Booth 903 - Comic Book Writer/Artist
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
Dan Dougherty
Booth 901 - Comic Book Writer/Artist, Voice of an Angel
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 Fosgitt
Jay Fosgitt
Booth 708 - Comic Book Writer/Artist
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
Mike Grell
Mike Grell
Booth 1118 - Comic Book Writer/Artist
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
Gene Ha
Gene Ha
Booth 1121 - Comic Book Writer/Artist
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.
Tony Isabella
Tony Isabella
Booth 1120 - Comic Book Writer
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,
Dirk Manning
Dirk Manning
Booth 910 - Comic Book Writer
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
Rob Miller
Booth 1202 - Sculptor
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
Angel Medina
Angel Medina
Booth 1118 - Comic Book Artist
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
William Messner-Loebs
William Messner-Loebs
Booth 1123 - Comic Book Writer/Artist
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
K Lynn Smith
K Lynn Smith
Booth 909 - Comic Book Writer/Artist
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
Source Point Press
Source Point Press
Booth 101 - Publisher
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
Jill Thompson
Jill Thompson
Booth 1122 - Comic Book Writer/Artist
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,