FANBOY EXPO COMIC INDUSTRY GUESTS
All Comic Industry & Artist Guests in attendance at Fanboy Expo’s Knoxville Comic Con will be appearing and signing autographs during show hours for all 3-Days, unless otherwise stated.
This your chance to get up close and personal with some of your favorite artists, writers and creators. Our comic industry guests in attendance will be signing autographs, selling their art and taking photos with the fans.
Please Note: Most Comic Artists and Writers will generally sign autographs for FREE if it is on your own items, however some may charge. Most of them also have comic or other merchandise available for purchase. Sketches are also available, but prices vary depending on the artist and the artwork desired.
BELOW ARE THE FOLLOWING GUESTS THAT WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT!*
GUEST OF HONOR
Chris Claremont is best known for his long run as the writer for Marvel and all things X-Men. A true legend in the comic book industry, he is responsible for making The Uncanny X-Men into the brand it is today. Notable characters he created includes: Rogue, Psylocke, Mystique, Gambit, Jubilee, Emma Frost and many more. He is also responsible for scripting the “Dark Phoenix Saga” as well “Days of Future Past”. He also developed the character of Wolverine into a fan favorite. X-Men #1, the 1991 spinoff series premiere that Claremont co-wrote with Jim Lee, remains the best-selling comic book of all time, according to Guinness World Records. In 2015, Claremont and his X-Men collaborator John Byrne were entered into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame.
FEATURED COMIC GUESTS
Frank Cho is a writer and illustrator known for his work on Wonder Woman, Mighty Avengers , Shanna the She Devil, Hulk, Amazing Spider-Man Comic , Liberty Meadows and many many more!
Graham Nolan is a comic artist & creator who is best known for being the Co-Creator of the popular Batman villain Bane along with his work for DC Comics on Batman-related titles in the 1990s and his work on The Phantom Sunday strip.and many more!
Keith Champagne is an artist and writer. Checkout Stranger Things issue #1 now at your favorite comic shop along with his other works of art and writing in other titles including IDW’s Ghostbusters, Green Lantern, JLA, The Switch and many more!
James O’Barr is an artist and writer and is best known as the creator of The Crow which has also become a popular film series.
Frank Fosco is best known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Savage Dragon, Steel, Robin and Zero Hour, and many more!
FEATURED ANIMATOR GUESTS
Robert Lamb is an artist and writer who is best known for working at Filmation Studios as a storyboard artist on many popular cartoon series including He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra: Princess of Power, BraveStarr and many more!
Tom Sito is best known as a storyboard artist for He-man and the Master of the Universe, The Original Ghostbusters and story director for Challenge of the GoBots. In addition, Tom animated some of your favorite characters including Beast from Beauty and the Beast, Genie from Aladdin, Sebastian from The Little Mermaid as well as being an animator on Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Lion King, Prince Of Egypt and many more!
Rick Farmiloe is Disney Animator who is best known for his work on The Little Mermaid (Scuttle), Beauty & the Beat (Leflou), Aladdin (Abu the Monkey) and many more!