JIM LAWSON

GUEST ARTIST
He is a Commercial Illustrator currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. His client list includes Lucasfilm, Disney, Philadelphia Eagles, Marvel, Fandango, 21st Century Fox, ESPN, Intermedia Outdoors, and Sony.

JAY MOOERS
GUEST ARTIST

Saratoga Comic Con Comic ILLUSTRATOR
Jay completed his Bachelors of Fine Arts at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in illustration, after which he took to directing and writing stage plays, including a series of epic fantasies and a collaborative musical. He also created the webcomic Next to Nowhere. He continued to illustrate, paint murals and portraits throughout the years. In 2011, Jay completed his first solo novel, Illweed, the success of which prompted him to begin his comic series, Autumn Grey. With two titles under his belt, Jay co-founded Eden Park Tales in 2013 to publish these stories and more.
He was also the comic illustrator for the Saratoga & Plattsburgh Comic Con comic book 'THE LOST AND FOUND ORPHANS' for issue 1, 2, 3, 4 and the 5th due out 4/7-8/18 at Saratoga Comic Con!

RICHARD FERGUSON
GUEST ARTIST

As a lead Magic The Gathering artist, he has also worked extensively in comics, gaming and film. Clients include: Wizards of the Coast; white Wolf Games; Marvel Comics; acclaim, Sanctuary Press, Cry for Dawn and a host of other comic and gaming companies.

GUEST CELEBRITIES AND GUEST STARS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO CANCELLATIONS, EMERGENCIES, AND/OR NATURAL DISASTERS.

DAVE RYAN
GUEST ARTIST

Dave Ryan is best known for his Eagle Award nominee comic book series called War of the Independents and has two other creator owned titles called Penance and Owlgirls. He has worked on other comic titles such as Hercules, Judge Dredd, RoboCop, Deathlok, Forty-Five and Xenya. He is currently working on World Wide Warriors for Red Anvil Comics.

MELODY OFTEN
GUEST ARTIST


She is a Xeric winning comic creator for the graphic novel In the Hands of Boys, written by her mother, Janet Tangirala. Her ongoing adventure comic, Trinadot, is currently being released on the mobile app Stela and she is in the process of creating the 5th issue. She has been in such anthologies as Quickie, The Baltimore Time Travel Anthology, Amazing Forest, and Mutant. She flats comics for Stela, has one variant cover of My Little Pony with IDW, colored all four issues of New Lieutenants of Metal for Image, and is in the process of creating a new project about a prehistoric mermaid for young adults.!

ERIK JOHNSEN: SCULPTOR
Saratoga Comic Con's returning guest star, Erik Johnsen! He brings an energy to his attraction that boarders on performance art. Welcoming each person to interact and take photos with his Fantastic creations.
As a friendly neighborhood Mad Scientist. Erik leads the audience on an exciting trip into the mind. Enjoy this comical insite.
BRAIN POWER is the motivational use of your mind. It could lead people to more creative and happier lives.
* Multiple awards, TV, newspapers, stage, magazines...... all round Good guy.

CHARLES BARNETT III
GUEST ARTIST

Notable Works:Captain America, Thor, The Avengers, Teen Titans, Deathstroke, Star Trek: TNG, Rai, Magnus, and Elfquest.
Charles Barnett III is a Veteran inker who has worked for DC, Marvel, and Valiant (Acclaim). These days he is involved in commissions, toy design, promotional art, advertising concept art, storyboard art, game cards, comic style history books, and the like.

SARATOGA COMIC CON 4/27-28/19

ULISES FARINAS
GUEST ARTIST


He is a Cuban American comic book writer and artist known for his detailed drawings. He is the co-creator (along with writer Erick Freitas) of GAMMA, Motro, Amazing Forest and Cloudia & Rex. He has worked as an artist on Catalyst Comix, and Transformers: Heart of Darkness. IDW Comics hired Fariñas for art duties on Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two in 2014. He followed up that series in 2016 with Judge Dredd: Mega-City Zero, which he wrote with Freitas. In 2016, Fariñas and Storme Smith launched Buño, a publishing imprint at Magnetic Press, with the aim to promote creative freedom in storytelling and a diversity of storytellers. Cloudia & Rex, written by Farinas and Freitas, with art by Puerto Rican artist, Daniel Irizarri, was recently published by Lion Forge. 

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ROBERT BRUNO
GUEST ARTIST

He is a Commercial Illustrator currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. His client list includes Lucasfilm, Disney, Philadelphia Eagles, Marvel, Fandango, 21st Century Fox, ESPN, Intermedia Outdoors, and Sony.