INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS

SAM DE LA ROSA

Since 1982 Sam de la Rosa did finished art/inks for Marvel, DC, Image, Disney, and Dark Horse. Credits include Spider-Man, Venom, Carnage, Black Panther, The Avengers, Star Wars, X-Men and more. He worked on Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Star Trek, Firestorm and others for DC Comics. In 1989 at Dark Horse Comics he worked on the 1st Predator comicbook. Sam's work on VENOM LETHAL PROTECTOR #1-6 is the source material for the VENOM MOVIE.

GEORGES JEANTY

Georges is a New York Times bestselling comic book illustrator, his first major work was Marvel Comics’ BISHOP: THE LAST X-MAN, and it just got better from there. Currently, Jeanty's work can be seen in AGE OF X-MAN: THE X-TREMISTS, part of Marvel’s “Enter the Age of X-Man” story arc. Along with his work on many Marvel and DC Comics titles, Georges is known for the critically acclaimed, sixties-era graphic novel THE AMERICAN WAY, written by screenwriter John Ridley and published by DC Comics, its sequel THE AMERICAN WAY: THOSE ABOVE AND THOSE BELOW , and being a regular artist for Dark Horse Comics’ official continuation of BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER and SERENITY (2007-2018).

Emanuela Lupacchino

Born and raised in Roma, Emanuela Lupacchino started his career as comic book artist at age of 25. For over a decade she worked as penciller and cover artist the most famous titles and characters in the US market, like Wonder Woman, Batman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Green Lantern, Spiderman, X-men and Thor, just to name a few. She’s the character designer of many successful statues for DC Comics Collectibles; She works for TV series promotional art, like Cloack and Dagger and Jessica Jones (Marvel), Arrow(Warner Bros.). and also created the DC superheroes graphics for the acclaimed Warner Bros. Theme Park in Abu Dhabi. She’s currently at work on Birds of Pray graphic novel released in March along with the movie. 

JEREMY CLARK

Jeremy Clark has been able to work on various comic projects for multiple publishers including cover ink/finishing work for IDW (TMNT), Image Comics (Prodigy) (Undiscovered Country), Zenescope Entertainment (Grimm Fairy Tales) (Hellchild) (Day of the Dead) (Escape From Monster Island), Coffin Comics (Lady Death) (La Muerta) (Hellwitch), Source Point Press (Ogre) (Franklin & Ghost) (Salvagers) (Dead End Kids) (Samurai Grandpa) (Broken Gargoyles) (Warcorns: Combat Unicorns For Hire), etc.

D. MICHAEL WATKINS

D. Michael Watkins is the founder and owner of Highburn Studios. He's also the guy underneath that shiny cowboy hat you see at most cons.

Michael received his lucky break on FEMME-NOIR with Joe Staton and has since went on to work for Marvel, DC, Image, Dynamite, Dark Horse , Upper Deck, as well as his creator owned project GUARDIANS. You've seen his work on titles such as SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, TRANSFORMERS, IRON MAN, AVENGERS ASSEMBLE, PANTHA, VILLAINS SUPREME, and you can see him on film in the blockbuster movie THE DARK KNIGHT RISES.

Outside of comics, Michael is a Voice Actor with roles for Marvel and Disney voicing the characters of: Venom, Scorpion, Mole Man, and Magneto.

Michael is also an avid Martial Artist, studying Hak Dari Shon Hap Ki Do, Kenpo. and several other styles for over 30 years.

MOSTAFA MOUSSA

Mostafa Moussa is a 20+ year veteran of the comic book industry. Over his career he has worked for Marvel, DC, Image, Hasbro, IDW, Loot Crate, as well as many other publishers. Recently he has worked on Batman, Superman, and Flash for DC Comics, and special projects for Marvel, as well as several covers for various publishers. He resides in Houston, Texas. Check out more of his work at: www.MostafaINK.com  

RAGS MORALES

Renowned Artist Rags Morales is the artistic talent behind many of DC Comics most famous titles, including Identity Crisis, DC’s ongoing company-wide storyline. This series was selected by The Young Adult Services Association’s recommended list of Great Graphic Novels. Morales also penciled large segments stories in Nightwing, Superman/Batman, which was collected in the Finest Worlds hardcovers. He continued to work with DC Comics on Blackest Night and Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps, Batman Confidential, and Wonder Woman. Morales was also part of DC’s massive relaunch of their entire superhero line, as he was announced as the artist on the new Action Comics #1.

RENEE WITTERSTAETTER

Writer, editor, colorist and publisher Renee Witterstaetter has acted as editor on such books as "Thanos Quest," "Guardians of the Galaxy,"  "Hercules," "Xena," "X-Files," "Conan," "She-Hulk,"  "The Marvel Holiday Special," "Impossible Man Summer Special," "Jurassic Park,"  and too many books to mention here. As a film professional, she has worked on such movies as "Red Dragon" and "Rush Hour 2," while also behind the scenes, racking up credits on dozens of music videos and commercials for artists as diverse as Madonna, Seal and Usher.  Her books as a writer include: "Jackie Chan: Dying for Action," "Nick Cardy: The Artist at War," "Excess: The Art of Michael Golden," "Nick Cardy: Wit-Lash," "Art of the Barbarian,"  "Michael Golden: Excess," "The Art of Mark Texeira," and her children's book "Kerry and the Scary Things." 

Philo Barnhart

Have you heard of Super Friends? He worked on that. Star Trek the Motion picture? He worked on that. Smurfs, Jem and the Holograms, Space Ace, Dragons Lair? The 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo. YES HE WORK ON ALL OF THEM!  we could spend hours listing more titles and the answer would be"HE WORKED ON THAT!"

A couple of his crowning jewels are The Secret OF NIMH character key assistant and The Little Mermaid (character designer) / (character key). He also worked on Consumer Products for several years with Disney you can still find his artwork to this day still being used on toys, books, home electronics/appliances, apparel and posters!

RODNEY RAMOS

Artist Rodney Ramos has worked on just about every major character for Marvel Comics and DC Comics with a flourish that makes him a master at his craft. He began his storied journey in comics as a Romita Raider at Marvel Comics, learning his craft under the legendary John Romita, Sr. Regular work on titles like "Psi-Force," "What The!?" "Thundercats" "Punisher War Journal," "Amazing Spider-Man," and "Iron Man" followed, as well as work on Green Lantern, Batman, Wonder Woman, and much more.

His works include masterful craftsmanship for clients ranging from Valiant, Malibu, Acclaim, Marvel UK, and Neal Adams Continuity Studios, in addition to Marvel and DC. He reached cult status with his work on DC's "Transmetropolitan," a huge fan favorite, and most recently over Simon Bisley's pencils at Legendary.

DAVID ANGELO ROMAN

David Angelo Roman is a classically trained artist, having studied in Spain and Italy. Roman began his professional career as a mural and fresco artist, with emphasis in photo-realism and illusions. 

Currently Roman is a Rick and Morty cover artist, creating art for the Oni – Adult Swim – Rick and Morty comic book and the Cryptozoic trading cards.  Roman is also an artist for Star Wars, Walking Dead, and Marvel under Topps, and Upperdeck. Most recently, David has been contracted with Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe Cryptozoic Trading Cards.

BOB LAYTON

One of the comics industry's true visionaries at every level, creator, writer, artist, designer, and entrepreneur, with over 5000 comic book credits to his name, Bob Layton has successfully migrated from comics to other media, including television, animation and feature films.

Bob reinvented the Iron Man comic in the late 70s, taking it from near-cancellation to one of Marvel's all-time bestselling series.Bob was instrumental in Valiant Comics' meteoric success in the 90s -- first as co-architect of the Valiant Universe and then, as its Co-Owner/Editor-In-Chief/Senior VP.  Valiant continues to thrive to this day and has begun work on creating motion pictures based on Bob’s original creations with Sony Pictures.

WARREN LOUW

Warren Louw freelance digital and traditional artist from South Africa specialising primarily in character design and illustration for the gaming and comic industry. He's worked for clients such as ImagineFX, Udon Entertainment, Bandai Namco, DC Comics and many others.