The Baltimore Comic-Con returns to the Internal Harbor’s Baltimore Conference Middle on October 18-20, 2019. The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy announce the addition of Arantza Sestayo, Frank Cho, Tom King, Carla Velocity McNeil, David Petersen, William Stout, Mark Waid, and Lee Weeks to our 2019 occasion.
Arantza Sestayo was born in San Sebastian, Basque Nation Spain. Her inventive course of is self-taught and she or he developed professionally by means of portraiture, in ceramic design, and within the manufacturing of cartoons in Camelot Studios of Castellon. Her journey in illustration started with publications reminiscent of Purple Ears of erotic and humorous comics, the Swedish youngsters’s journal Psago Prinsessan, and the American publishing home S.Q.P. In Spain, she has contributed to Depraved Kisses with Norma Comics and took part within the ebook Vampires from Heavy Metallic. Her artwork has been featured on merchandise from Schmidt, Bioworld, and Heavy Metallic. The municipality of Castellon commissioned an illustration for a facade of the Ateneo Meeting Corridor, and revealed Duende as a compilation of her work. She reveals at occasions associated to comics and films, similar to Expomanga, Salon del Comic de Irun, Cavacon in Italy, and the Terror Movie Pageant of San Sebastian. Presently, a few of her work has could be seen on merchandise at Penguin Random Home, and within the particular version Recreation of Thrones 20th Anniversary by HarperCollins Writer. This yr, her piece Ophelia has been awarded third place on the Imaginative Realism of Artwork Renewal Middle.
Ringo Award winner and Harvey and Eisner Award nominee Frank Cho launched his profession as a comic book strip artist on the College of Maryland-School Park scholar newspaper, penning University2, which was the predecessor of his creator-owned syndicated strip and comedian collection, Liberty Meadows. His physique of labor additionally consists of Marvel Comics’ New Avengers, Mighty Avengers, Savage Wolverine, Shanna the She-Satan, New Ultimates, and X-Males: Schism, in addition to Jungle Woman for Dynamite Leisure. His current work might be seen on covers from DC’s Harley Quinn.
Ringo and Eisner Award-winning Tom King is presently the author of Batman at DC Comics, the place he has additionally written Mister Miracle, Grayson, The Omega Males, DC Nation, Swamp Factor Winter Particular, Heroes in Disaster, and has a narrative in Motion Comics #1000, to not point out his award-winning work at Marvel on The Imaginative and prescient. King’s first e-book, A As soon as Crowded Sky, a postmodern tremendous hero novel, was acknowledged by USA In the present day as among the best Graphic Novels of the yr. He was named by the Hollywood Reporter as one of many 5 comedian creators to observe in 2015.
Carla Velocity McNeil is the writer and artist of Finder. She began working in comics since 1997 and hasn’t stopped since. She has additionally labored on quite a lot of tasks like offering artwork for Queen & Nation: Operation: Stormfront from Oni Press, tailored and drew Pendragon: The Service provider of Demise (based mostly on the prose ebook by D. J. MacHale) for Simon & Schuster, and drawn fan-favorite Frank Ironwine for Apparat/Avatar, in addition to two pages of Transmetropolitan for DC/Vertigo, each by Warren Ellis. Dangerous Homes was launched in 2013 by Darkish Horse Comics, after which she started an extended collection of collaborations with author Alex De Campi, together with Ashes, My Little Pony (IDW), and No Mercy (Picture) starting April 2015. Different smaller tasks have included drawing Legends of Purple Sonja (Dynamite), the brief story Right here. In My Head (with author Elizabeth Genco) for Comic E-book Tattoo from Picture, and shorts in notable anthologies similar to The Sleep of Cause and Cautionary Fairy Tales of Africa. She has gained an Eisner Award, Ignatz Awards, the Kim Yale New Expertise Award from Associates Of Lulu, the L.A. Occasions Guide Prize for graphic novel in 2012, and three Stumptown Comic Arts Awards.
David Petersen is greatest referred to as the creator of Mouse Guard. He enjoys fantasy, folklore, fable, and legend. Much more than that, he loves to attract and write about it. A gentle eating regimen of cartoons, comics, and tree-climbing fed his creativeness and is what nonetheless evokes his work at the moment. David gained the 2007 Russ Manning Award for Most Promising Newcomer. In 2008, David gained the Eisners for Greatest Publication for Youngsters (Mouse Guard Fall 1152 & Winter 1152) and Greatest Graphic Album – Reprint (Mouse Guard Fall 1152 Hardcover). He gained the Harvey Award for Greatest Graphic Album of Beforehand Revealed Work in each 2014 and 2015. David is a cartoonist and youngsters’s guide illustrator who started his profession in 2004 with the discharge of Voices, a self-published anthology from ComiXpress. Possessing a particular artwork type harking back to A.A. Milne (creator of Winnie the Pooh), Petersen has labored on such comics as The Darkish Crystal, Snowy Valentine, and Muppets & Fairytales from Archaia, in addition to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro-Collection from IDW. His paintings additionally graced the duvet for the 2012 Baltimore Comic-Con program, in addition to the show-exclusive t-shirt.
William Stout was born in Salt Lake Metropolis on the best way to Los Angeles. Whereas attending CalArts on a full scholarship, he started his skilled profession illustrating the primary 4 problems with Coven 13. In 1971, Stout started aiding Russ Manning on the Tarzan of the Apes newspaper strips and Eisner Award-winning graphic novels. Stout wrote and drew tales for Cycle-Toons and Automotive-Toons, then joined Harvey Kurtzman and Will Elder on Playboy’s Little Annie Fanny. After turning into one of many first American contributors to Heavy Metallic journal, Stout created the one-sheet for Wizards, finally engaged on posters for over 120 movies. His first one-man present was held on the American Comic Guide Firm. Stout has labored on over 40 function movies together with Buck Rogers, each Conan movies, Predator, Raiders of the Misplaced Ark, Disney’s Dinosaur, The Status, Stephen King’s The Mist, and Males In Black. Return of the Dwelling Lifeless made Stout the youngest manufacturing designer in movie historical past. He wrote movies for Roger Corman and Jim Henson. Invoice designed Masters of the Universe and helped Pan’s Labyrinth win two of its Oscars. His most up-to-date movies are SpongeBob Squarepants three and LucasFilm’s Monster Roll. Stout’s groundbreaking THE DINOSAURS-A Implausible New View of a Misplaced Period (1981) was adopted by Ray Bradbury’s Dinosaur Tales and The Little Blue Brontosaurus (1984 Youngsters’s Selection Award and the idea for The Land Earlier than Time). Michael Crichton acknowledged Stout’s work as an inspiration for Jurassic Park. After voyaging to Antarctica and Patagonia, Stout started working to make Antarctica the primary World Park. He considers his most necessary present guide undertaking to be LOST CONTINENT-Trendy and Prehistoric Life in Antarctica. Stout labored with Jean “Moebius” Giraud on Arzachand with Will Eisner on a Harvey Award-winning Spirit collection. Stout’s personal tales have appeared in Darkish Horse’s 911, their Eisner-nominated AutobioGraphix ebook, and Bernie Wrightson’s Night time Terrors. Stout’s Animal Planet DRAGONS poster was distributed to each comedian store and conference in America. Stout has created covers for Cadillacs and Dinosaurs, Alien Pig Farm 3000, TURF, Jurassic Park, and Alien Worlds, for which he additionally lately illustrated an eight-page Bruce Jones story. Invoice is the writer and illustrator of the bestselling e-book Legends of the Blues, the primary of three volumes on the creators of the world’s biggest blues music. Invoice co-founded the Comic Artwork Skilled Society, designed their emblem, and served as their tenth president. Over 24 million William Stout buying and selling playing cards have been bought. Stout’s twelve murals depicting the prehistoric lifetime of San Diego are on everlasting show on the San Diego Pure Historical past Museum, as are his two current murals for the San Diego Zoo. His first two murals are on the Houston Museum of Pure Science. He painted three Cretaceous murals for Walt Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Stout’s large fifty-year profession overview, Unbelievable Worlds – The Artwork of William Stout, was revealed in late 2018.
The a number of Harvey and Eisner Award-winning Mark Waid has been the voice behind quite a few points, mini-series, and title runs which have resonated all through comics fandom and the artistic group alike. His acclaimed runs and collection embrace DC Comics’ The Flash, Kingdom Come, The Kingdom, JLA: Yr One,JLA, Legion of Tremendous-Heroes, and Superman: Birthright, Marvel Comics’ Captain America, Unbelievable 4, Superb Spider-Man, The Indestructible Hulk, and Daredevil, BOOM! Studios’ Incorruptible and Irredeemable, Archie Comics’ The Fox, and Empire, initially revealed by Gorilla Comics and later by DC Comics. He has been Editor-in-Chief after which Chief Artistic Officer at BOOM! Studios, in addition to one of many principals behind Thrillbent Comics, a digital comics initiative.
Debuting professionally within the 1980s, artist and occasional author Lee Weeks initially acquired publication in Eclipse Comics’ Tales of Terror horror anthology. He has contributed to a lot lauded work on titles reminiscent of Marvel’s Daredevil, Captain America, and Spider-Man’s Tangled Net, DC Comics’ bookshelf format Batman Chronicles: Gauntlet, and Darkish Horse Comics’ Tarzan vs. Predator. He was additionally the featured artist in Quantity 17 of TwoMorrow Publishing’s Trendy Masters. In 2018, he was the recipient of quite a few Ringo Awards, together with Greatest Artist or Penciller, and Greatest Humor Comic and Greatest Single Problem or Story for his work on DC’s Batman/Elmer Fudd Particular.
“This is getting exciting!” stated Marc Nathan, present promoter for the Baltimore Comic-Con. “We’ve barely scratched the surface and, already, our guest list is amazing! From the Ringo Award-winning King and Weeks that everyone couldn’t get enough of last year to Arantza returning to the show from Spain, our returning friends Carla and Frank and Mark and David (all of whom happen to be huge stars of the industry in their own rights), and artistic master William Stout. Wow! Comic fans are definitely going to need all three days this year to meet everyone on their wish lists!”
Along with on-site CGC grading, this yr’s confirmed visitors for the present embrace: Arantza (fantasy artist), Howard Chaykin (Hey Youngsters! Comics!), Frank Cho (Harley Quinn), Matthew Clark (Inexperienced Arrow), Ramona Fradon (The Mike Wieringo Tellos Tribute), Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (DC Nation), Cully Hamner (Batman Past), Adam Hughes (Superman), Matt Kindt (X-O Manowar), Sharlene Kindt (Dept. H), Tom King (Batman), Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer), Carla Velocity McNeil (Twisted Romance), Pop Mhan (Raven, Daughter of Darkness), David Petersen (Mouse Guard), Afua Richardson (Run), Louise Simonson (Demise of Superman), Walter Simonson (Ragnarok), Allison Sohn (The Artwork of Pink Sonja, Quantity 2), William Stout (Incredible Worlds – The Artwork of William Stout), Mark Waid (Avengers: No Street Residence), and Lee Weeks (Batman).
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