Phil Ortiz an American animator. He has worked for more than 30 years as a professional artist, ranging from daily newspaper comic strips to animated cartoons most notable for his work on The Simpsons. Phil will be "Simpsonizing" guests by having their portrait done a la Springfield.
For the past Twenty years Steve Geiger has served as a professional artist in the advertising and comic book fields. After graduating from Buffalo State University, he began his career as an apprentice to the legendary comic book artist John Romita Sr. He was soon hired on staff, and eventually was named Managing Art Director for The Marvel Entertainment Group. Throughout his career he has served as a regular artist on such comics as Spider-man, The Incredible Hulk , Bloodshot, Scion, Lorelei, and Samuree. Steve has also illustrated many covers and single issues (“One Shots”) for such titles as The X-men, Punisher: War Journal, The Fantastic Four, Batman, and countless others. He is now launching his own enterprise, The Evilgeiger Empire, an entertainment development company devoted to the creation, implementation, and production of original content and creator-owned concepts and characters. Current projects include: The Henchman with Devin Hylton, Gabriel Damascus; Cutter, and Plowboy in the Cornmeal Universe with Hollywood Animation, and multiple covers for the new 412 Comics line. Steve lives in Williamsville, NY with his wife Kristy and their son, Steven III. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/evilgeigerempire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/EvilSteveGeiger Marvel: http://marvel.com/comics/creators/2067/steve_geiger
JOE ST PIERRE
Joe St. Pierre’s outstanding comic book career began in the early 1990’s as a penciller of Rai during the first era of Valiant Comics. Joe has also worked as a penciller/writer for Marvel, DC, Image, IDW and Dynamite. Joe is credited for numerous illustrations featuring Spider-Man and the Spider-Man family.
Lundberg Graphics produces Harold the Happy Human Eater
MAD magazine, National Lampoon, Playboy and New Yorker cartoonist, and author of "History of the Snowman," Bob Eckstein will be signing cartoons and copies of his New York Times bestseller, "Footnotes from the World's Greatest Bookstores."
Joey Mars is a rock poster, t-shirt artist, illustrator and painter. He has done numerous works for alternative rock bands and publications as well as stadium acts Aerosmith and Grateful Dead. He currently does a daily comic called Cash Money Aliens.
Eric Bornstein is a master mask maker, having produced high quality masks for theater and parades, will be giving workshops on mask making all weekend.
Aaron Wujcik is a watercolor artist, residing in the South Shore, who specializes in pop culture fan-art. He currently showcases his work in galleries, libraries, artisan boutiques, craft fairs and cons in New England. Among his talent for capturing pop-culture he also does commissioned portraits of pets and families.
Gary Eckerson, with his friend Mike Lopez, created “Life’s A Beach”, which follows the good natured fun of the kids of Avalon Beach.
Jase is an Illustrator specializing in Children's Illustration. She resides in the greater Boston area and loves to paint in watercolor. Patrons love to use her work as gifts for family. When she isn't making art, Jase loves reading novels and comics, and playing video games. She is also a Druid/Barbarian Half-Elf in her 4-year long running D&D game with her best friends. This is Jase's first convention and she is stoked to be here!
Coryn is a high school senior and future art school student with big dreams of being a comic creator. Inspired by the likes of Sophie Campbell and Amanda Conner, it's a long standing aspiration of hers to jump into the art industry! When she's not drawing, Coryn often plays video games (Nancy Drew PC ones are her favorite), or curls up on the couch with a good book and some tea. This will be her very first comic convention as an exhibitor, and she can't wait to experience it!!