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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.

Seth Aniela Abair
Seth Aniela Abair
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jay A. DeFoy is a Michigan Based illustrator that focuses on comic and fantasy art.
Earthenwood Studio
Earthenwood Studio
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
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
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
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
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
Rodney is a professional writer & artist from Cincinnati, OH. He is currently working on his 6th issue of his comic Peanut, Puddin’ n’ Jelly
Bruce Gerlach
Bruce Gerlach
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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-
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Author, Magician, Illustrator, Escape Artist, Historian
Appearing Saturday and Sunday ONLY. Autographs: $20 JIM STERANKO has cut a ferocious path through the entertainment arts, with a dozen successful careers to his
Critter Carnival
Critter Carnival
Retail
Critter Carnival brings you a gigantic selection of super soft, squishy, huggable Plush! See them at: www.squishable.com
Seth Damoose
Seth Damoose
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
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
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
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
Comic Book 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
Comic Book Writer/Artist
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
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
Angel Medina
Angel Medina
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
K Lynn Smith
K Lynn Smith
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
Jill Thompson
Jill Thompson
Comic Book Writer/Artist
Jill Thompson is the most well-known, female comic book artist working in the comics industry today. She has risen to the top of the male-dominated