Springs Hosting

Phoenix Comicon guests: Tucci, Corroney, Jusko and more

Phoenix Comicon organizers updated me on a whole bunch of comics-related guests this weekend:

  • Billy Tucci, the writer, filmmaker and illustrator best known for his title character Shi.
  • Joe Corroney, an official Star Wars artist known for his work on Lucasfilm books, games, trading cards, comic books, posters and magazines.
  • Joe Jusko, a cover illustrator who has worked with nearly every major comic book publisher, best known for his depictions of the Hulk and the Punisher for Marvel Comics.
  • Mark Texeira, a classically trained painter turned comic artist with contributing work in Jonah Hex, Spider-Man: Legacy of Evil and Wolverine.
  • Michael Golden, the artist with classic titles like The Micronauts, Rogue and Bucky O’Hare to his name.
  • Stan Sakai, the creator and nearly-sole artist of Usagi Yojimbo.
  • The Eisner Award winner David Lapham, known for his work on his comic book Stray Bullets and Avatar Press’ Crossed: Family Values.
  • Billy Martinez, the publisher, artist, and creator celebrated for Princess Cassandra Du Charme in Wildflower and his most recent series, Kickass Girl.
  • Renee Witterstaetter, a regular comic book industry celebrity with projects such as Superman, Silver Surfer, Conan the Barbarian and She-Hulk under her belt.

Con organizers say that they’ve also taken attendee feedback to heart and made a number of improvements, including expanded exhibitor hall and registration space that ensures all lines are inside air-conditioned buildings, a streamlined registration system, and a longer preview day.

Phoenix Comicon takes place over Memorial Day Weekend at the downtown Phoenix Convention Center.

Subscribe for free updates!


View previous campaigns.

Powered by MailChimp

Nerdvana Media will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at news@nerdvanamedia.com. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.