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.



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!

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 Tieri is an artist best known for his work on Wolverine, Iron Man, DeadPool, Weapon X, Gotham Underground 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!

Tom Nguyen is an artist best known for his work on Batman, Green Lantern, Superman: The Man of Steel, Catwoman and most recently The Switch with Keith Champagne and many more!

Frank Fosco is best known for his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Savage Dragon, Steel, Robin and Zero Hour, and many more!


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!

The legendary animation duo of Mike Peraza and Patty Peraza. Mike was the art director on feature films such as The Great Mouse Detective and The Little Mermaid as well as the creator/concept artist of many of your favorite Disney Afternoon classics like Goof Troop, Darkwing Duck, TaleSpin and more. Patty was the first woman to be hired by DisneyCalArts Character Animation program and was the production manager for Beauty and the Beast as well as working on classics like Tron, The Black Cauldron, Talespin, The Great Mouse Detective, and DuckTales. This duo currently works for Walt Disney Imagineering as concept artists for new attractions and artwork for Disney galleries. Two rockstars in the world of animation!

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!

 Nik Ranieri is best known for his animation work with Disney including Roger from Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Kuzco from The Emperor’s New Groove, Jafar in Aladdin, Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, Meeko in Pocahontas, Hades in Hercules, Lewis in Meet the Robinsons and of course Ursula in The Little Mermaid and many more!



Chris Claremont will be unable to attend due to unforeseen personal reasons…we hope that he will reschedule for a future event.

*Please note all guest are subject to change without notice.


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