Artists and Writers attending the 2017 Big Apple Comic Con. Contact us if you’d like to join the Artist Alley.
As an author, illustrator, musician, art director, magician, designer, escape artist, filmmaker, pop-culture lecturer, and publisher, Steranko has cut a ferocious path through the entertainment arts. More than 150 innovations he created as artist-writer on Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., CAPTAIN AMERICA, and X-MEN revolutionized the comics form and, as an illustrator, he painted a multitude of book covers, including 30 SHADOW paperbacks.
Arthur Suydam is an American comic book artist. He has done artwork for magazines including Heavy Metal, Epic Illustrated, and National Lampoon. His comic book work includes Batman, Conan, Tarzan, Predator, Aliens, Death Dealer, and Marvel Zombies.
Michael Golden is a legend in the comic book industry, but one that has never stopped adding to his legacy as a storytelling professional. Co-creator of the X-men's Rogue character, Spartan X and Bucky O'Hare, Michael is known worldwide for his groundbreaking work on "The Nam, Micronauts, G.I. Joe Yearbook, Dr. Strange, among much more. Golden's work can be seen on covers from The Walking Dead, Marvel Civil War, Rom, Micronauts, Spawn, Nightwing, Iron Man, Heroes for Hire, Exiles, Demon's Regret, Spiderman, Vampirella, Captain American, The Punisher, The Hulk, as well as numerous other titles.
Writer, editor, and color-artist Renee Witterstaetter is the author of "Nick Cardy: The Aritst at War", "Excess: The Art of Michael Golden", "Tex: The Art or Mark Texeira", the children's book "Kerry and the Scary Things", "Dying for Action: The Life and Films of Jackie Chan", and "Nick Cardy: Wit-Lash", among many others. Renee began the comic phase of her career working on such titles as "Guardians of the Galaxy", "Superman", "Silver Surfer", "Conan The Barbarian", "The Punisher", and "Conan Saga".
Ramona Fradon is an American comic book and comic strip artist, known for her work illustrating Aquaman and Brenda Starr, and co-creating the superhero Metamorpho. Her career began in 1950!
Brian started his illustration career at Marvel Comics in 1994, working on popular characters such as the X-Men, Captain America and Fantastic Four. From 2001-2005, Brian produced over 25 custom comics for MLB & NBA franchises!
Dan Fogel is a leading authority and historian of Underground, Alternative, and Adult comic books. A comics & collectibles retailer for 4 decades, he shares his expertise as a Special Advisor for The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, ComicsPriceGuide.com, and GPAnalysis.com. He is the author and publisher of the 2006 Fogel's Underground Comix Price Guide, its 2010 Supplement, and the current Fogel's Underground Price & Grading Guide 2015-16 V.1: Underground Comix, the industry standard for retailers, collectors and investors. His companies Fogelcomix, Hippy Comix, and Apex Novelties have published dozens of titles and helped keep classic Underground Comix art—including several remastered collections of work by R. Crumb, S. Clay Wilson, and Spain Rodriguez—in print. His writing, editing, and publishing career began in the late '80s with Larry Welz's best-selling line of books starring Cherry Poptart. Fogel is currently based in Cleveland, and when not writing, editing, or publishing comics or books about them, is the art agent for Dan O’Neill and Ted Richards of the notorious Air Pirates Studios, and the licensing agent for Dana Crumb Associates. He can be reached online at www.hippycomix.com and https://www.tumblr.com/blog/hippycomix
Arash Zandieh is Owner/Creator of Evolution Comics INC, CEO of Bad Monkey PDX, Radio Host, Director, Business Owner, & Property Owner.
Mike Royer's career began assisting Russ Manning on various titles for Gold Key Comics, drawing stories for Warren magazines, and laying out 1/3rd of the first SPIDER-MAN animated series. He is best known as Jack Kirby’s inker on THE NEW GODS, THE DEMON, KAMANDI, MISTER MIRACLE, THE FOREVER PEOPLE, and SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN at DC Comics and CAPTAIN AMERICA, THE ETERNALS, DEVIL DINOSAUR, MACHINE MAN, 2001 A SPACE OSYSSEY, and BLACK PANTHER at Marvel Comics. For 21+ years Mike worked full time as a product designer/character artist for Disney Licensing and the Disney Store. Since 2001 he's done product design for a variety of clients and even found time for comics work with Steve Rude and others as well as record album covers.
John Cassaday is the Eisner Award winning artist best known for the acclaimed DC/Wildstorm series PLANETARY, co-created with Warren Ellis, and Marvel’s best-selling ASTONISHING X-MEN with Joss Whedon. In 2015 John illustrated the launch of the highly successful STAR WARS on-going comic series from Marvel. Cassaday's work has been exhibited in Hong Kong, New York City and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC.