Join us on September 29, 2018 for our 3rd Annual Comic Con!
You are invited to meet authors, artists, voice actors, cosplayers, and local comic shop owners for a celebration of comics, anime and pop culture. Activities include Q&A panels, gaming, comic- and manga-related crafts, drawing lessons, face painting, and a cosplay contest for all ages. We are updating our guest list regularly, so check back to see what's new! This event is free and family-friendly.
Confirmed guests include:
Chad Thomas is currently the artist for IDW Publishing’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Amazing Adventures. He also worked on interiors for Mega Man, Young Salem, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch series for Archie Comics, as well books for Workman Publishing, Boom! Studios, and many more.
Matthew Weldon doodled in his youth (as kids do), but as he aged he just kept on doodling. He has had the privilege of painting murals for businesses as well as designing illustrations and graphics for websites and logo designs. He designs t-shirts, stickers, and decals. He works hard in the field of character design and story-boarding and has labored in Comics since 2005. He has a handful of things published by Image Comics & DC/Vertigo, Capcom/Udon, Overground and others as well as some small self-published projects. He was nominated for two Harvey Awards, and published a graphic novel that was labeled best all ages comic of 2009 by MTV. Some of his works have appeared on the G4 channel. He can even be found in the Guinness book of World Records twice. Born in 1980, he lives in Pflugerville, Texas with his lovely wife and two brilliant children. He is big on teaching and helping others, playing sports, gatherings & socializing, and going out of his way to procure delicious cookies and donuts!
Sean McKeever is an Eisner award-winning writer known for character-driven comics such as Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane, Inhumans, X-Men Origins and The Waiting Place. Sean was also a senior writer for BioWare’s acclaimed Star Wars: The Old Republic video game.
Paul Benjamin is a New York Times bestselling author who has written and produced comics and video games for diverse properties including many Marvel characters such as Hulk, Spider-Man, and Wolverine, as well as Star Wars, Star Trek, Starcraft, World of Warcraft, the Muppets, Monsters, Inc., G.I. Joe, and more. His first prose short story appeared in The Protectors anthology. His original manga series Pantheon High was a YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens nominee. He spends his days as a Senior Writer at Daybreak Games and his nights writing comic strips featuring various Disney princesses for the aptly named comic book series Disney Princess.
Veteran comic book creator Bill Williams has worked for DC Comics, IDW Publishing and Ape Entertainment to name a few. He recently completed an editorial run for 1First Comics including an Ignatz Award nominated issue of Public Relations. He is currently writing two independent comic book series, PUNCHLINE and CHARMER.
Alan J. Porter
Michael A. Zekas
One half of the duo sE7eN swell cosplay, Adriana Akiyama is no stranger to everything nerdy! As a second generation cosplayer, and a native of the Austin area, she loves watching her local geek community grow as time goes on. She specializes in costume sewing and fabrication, and has won several awards over the years for both her craftsmanship and stage performance. Over time, her family has traveled all over the United States to attend conventions, and she has picked up a great deal of knowledge along the way. She is happy to be a part of Pflugerville Comic Con and is looking forward to meeting members of the community who attend!
Bradley Spears is a cosplayer from Mississippi, but he has called Austin his new cosplay home for the last 2 years. He has adapted a range of styles from video characters to TV shows. He's a fan of all things cosplay and gaming and he loves trying new techniques. Bradley has won several awards from SXSW all the way to DragonCon. He's gone viral with his Frozone videos, and when he's not cosplaying, he's enjoying a nice weekend in his super suit!
Robin Johnson, Jr.
Love Notes Idol Cosplay Group
Rogue's Gallery has been the source for comics and games in the Round Rock/Williamson County area since 2001. They offer a wide variety of comics, graphic novels, board games, card games, roleplaying games, comic-themed t-shirts, and more. They will be giving a presentation on great graphic novels that you should be reading.
If you are a local author, artist, or comic store owner who would like to be considered for this year's event, please contact Bette McDowell at email@example.com. Please note that we cannot guarantee a booth, as space is very limited.