Phoenix Comicon is proud to announce that comics Christos Gage, Scott Kolins, Aaron Lopresti and Don Rosa will be attending Comicon 2013.“Seriously, who can ever get enough comics guests? I know that we certainly can’t and that is why we are so excited for this year’s Comicon,” says Convention Director Matt Sorberg.
Christos Gage is known for such works as Union Jack (2006), The Breed (2001), and the 2002 film Teenage Caveman. He has also wrote a number of fill-in issues for Thunderbolts (2009) and the tie-in book for the “Civil War” storyline, Civil War: House of M (2008).
Scott Kolins is an illustrator, writer and creator for multiple different superhero and science fiction comic books. Some of the characters he has created are Peek-a-Boo, Iron Maniac, Gear and Tar Pit.
Aaron Lopresti’s first well known work was the title Sludge in 1993. He later worked on Marvel’s X-Men and Captain Marvel (2004). He has also drawn for Wonder Woman (2008 to 2010) and drew covers for Adventure Comics and Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton.
Don Rosa is a comic book writer and illustrator known for his stories about Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck and other Disney characters. In 1995, he won the Eisner Award for “Best Serialized Story” for his 12-chapter work “The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck.”
Phoenix Comicon is the signature pop culture experience of the southwest. Comicon is presenting guests and programming for hobbyists by attracting the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, tv, and gaming industries. Entering its eleventh year, Phoenix Comicon is expected to draw over 40,000 attendees to its May 23-26, 2013 convention held at the Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency in Downtown Phoenix.For more information, please go to http://www.phoenixcomicon.com.