Fan Expo Canada 2011 Announces Their Guests!

Last updated on November 23rd, 2011 at 09:04 pm

And what guests they are!

Hobbystar has really pulled out all the stops to make sure that the customers are getting the most out of the now 4 day convention. Announced earlier today, the guestline up is quite the who’s who of the comic world. Check out the list below:

FEATURED GUESTS

  • JEFF SMITH (artist/creator – BONE)
  • JOE KUBERT (Legendary Artist)
  • ANDY KUBERT (artist – FLASHPOINT, BATMAN)
  • ADAM KUBERT (artist – ASTONISHING SPIDER-MAN & WOLVERINE)
  • TONY MOORE (artist – THE WALKING DEAD, VENOM)
  • MATT FRACTION (writer- FEAR ITSELF, THOR, IRONMAN, UNCANNY X-MEN)
  • STEVE EPTING (artist – FANTASTIC FOUR, CAPTAIN AMERICA)
  • JONATHAN HICKMAN (writer – FANTASTIC FOUR, S.H.I.E.L.D, PAX ROMANA)
  • STUART IMMONEN (artist – FEAR ITSELF)
  • OLIVIER COIPEL (artist – THOR)
  • JASON AARON (writer- ULTIMATE CAPTAIN AMERICA, WOLVERINE)
  • JAMES ROBINSON (writer – SUPERMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA)
  • STEVE McNIVEN (artist – CAPTAIN AMERICA, NEMESIS)
  • SHANE DAVIS (artist – SUPERMAN EARTH ONE)
  • RON GARNEY (artist – ULTIMATE CAPTAIN AMERICA)
  • MARKO DJURDJEVIC (artist – THOR, FANTASTIC FOUR, SPIDER-MAN)
  • JIMMY CHEUNG (artist- AVENGERS:THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE)
  • BRIAN AZZARELLO (writer – FIRST WAVE, 100 BULLETS, JOKER)
  • ETHAN VAN SCIVER (artist – THE FLASH REBIRTH)
  • MARK BROOKS (artist – UNCANNY X-FORCE)
  • DAN SLOTT (writer – AMAZING SPIDER-MAN)
  • ALEX MALEEV (artist – MOON KNIGHT, SCARLET)
  • DALE EAGLESHAM (artist – ALPHA FLIGHT)
  • FRANCIS MANAPUL (artist – THE FLASH)
  • KATHRYN IMMONEN (writer – WOLVERINE & JUBILEE)
  • DALE KEOWN (artist – HULK, PITT)
  • JEFF LEMIRE (artist – SUPERBOY, SWEET TOOTH)
  • KATIE COOK (artist – GRONK, STAR WARS, FRAGGLE ROCK)
  • DOUG SNEYD(Legendary Playboy cartoonist)

Off the top of my head I’m beyond excited to see that Jeff Smith and Jason Aaron are going to be there. Jeff Smith has long been one of my cartooning heroes and Jason Aaron has yet to write something I didn’t like. (For more on Mr. Aaron check out Brent’s column about Scalped, probably one of the best series being written right now.)

More creators also attending are:

  • Kei Acedara
  • Attila Adorjany
  • Sam Agro
  • Adrian Alphona
  • Kalman Andrasofszky
  • Andy Belanger
  • J. Bone
  • Kent Burles
  • Scott Chantler
  • Bobby Chiu
  • Michael Cho
  • Charlene Chua
  • Aaron Costain
  • Wes Craig
  • David J. Cutler
  • Willow Dawson
  • Valentine DeLandro
  • Anthony Del Col
  • Michael Del Mundo
  • Jason Edmiston
  • Nick Evans
  • Ray Fawkes
  • W. Scott Forbes
  • Mike Gagnon
  • Agnes Garbowska
  • Holly Halftone
  • Clayton Hanmer aka C-Ton
  • Scott Hepburn
  • Greg Hyland
  • Raffaelle Ienco
  • Jesse Jacobs
  • Eric Kim
  • Leonard Kirk
  • Shane Kirshenblatt
  • Scott Kowalchuk
  • Annie Koyama
  • Drazen Kozjan
  • Jessie Lam
  • Marvin Law
  • Alvin Lee
  • Kurt Lehner
  • Leo Leibelman
  • Nimit Malavia
  • Steven Charles Manale
  • Steve Mannion
  • Marvin Mariano
  • Nick Marinkovich
  • John Martz
  • Richard Maurizio
  • Conor McCreery
  • Brian McLachlan
  • Kagan McLeod
  • Diana McNally
  • Alex Milne
  • Vicki Nerino
  • Richard Pace
  • Dan Parent
  • Ramon K. Perez
  • Alex Perkins
  • Nick Postic
  • Gibson Quarter
  • Peter Repovski
  • Ethan Rilly
  • Benjamin Rivers
  • Hugh Rookwood
  • Dave Ross
  • Riley Rossmo
  • Salgood Sam
  • K.T. Smith
  • Fiona Smyth
  • Steve Sprayson
  • Diana Tamblyn
  • Ty Templeton
  • Kelly Tindall
  • Marcus To
  • J. Torres
  • James Turner
  • Alina Urusov
  • Eric Vedder
  • Joe Vriens
  • Tigh Walker
  • Ken Wheaton
  • Kurtis Wiebe
  • Britt Wilson
  • Steve Wolfhard
  • Howard Wong
  • Tory Woollcott
  • Wowee Zonk (Patrick Kyle, Ginette Lapalme, Chris Kuzma)
  • Craig Yeung
  • Richard Zajac
  • Jim Zubkavich

Some publishers and studios were also announced as attending, including:

  • DC Comics
  • Marvel Comics
  • Image Comics
  • Archie Comics
  • Udon Entertainment
  • DK Canada
  • Koyama Press
  • Imaginism Studios
  • Transmission-X (TX Comics)

as well as

  • The Joe Kubert School
  • Toronto Cartoonists Workshop

We’ll keep you posted as more announcements are being made!

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  1. May 5, 2011

    Met Jeff Smith in New York in 2009. It was before the show opened and I was wandering the aisles when I saw him stocking his table. I walked up to him and  said “Jeff Smith” and he said something like “he’ll be arriving shortly”. I kept walking.

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