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."
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
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.
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.
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.
I work in Oil paints, Ink, Graphite and Digital mediums. Book covers, inside artwork for RPG games and books, science fiction, fantasy, steam punk, creature creation and concepts, horror, character creation, tattoos, portraits and logos.
Gary Eckerson, with his friend Mike Lopez, created “Life’s A Beach”, which follows the good natured fun of the kids of Avalon Beach.
Barry Corbett is a freelance Magazine Cartoonist and Publisher of Comic Books and Webcomics. His Panel Cartoons have appeared in Reader’s Digest, Barron’s, American Legion, Lacrosse Magazine, True West, Prospect, Medical Economics, First Magazine, Fantasy & Science Fiction, & Christianity Today. Barry released “Embrace the Pun” in 2006, following by “Revenge of the Pun”, and “The Pun Rides Again”. “Kitty Nirvana” (2008) won a medal at the IPPY Awards. “It’s a Cat Thing” was released in 2012. Barry publishes Comic Books under the imprint Griffin Comics; “Gormon”, “Star Crossed”, and “Terminal Velocity”. Terminal Velocity is an autobiographical comic told in a series of short vignettes covering the death of his brother in childhood, his forays into scuba diving and hang gliding, the violence in ice hockey, and his comical attempts to become a skydiver.