2016 Special Guests
Deep Roy is a Kenyan born actor that has starred in favorites such as Tim Burton's Willy Wonka, Star Wars, Neverending Story, Star Trek (Star Trek Beyond, in theaters now), Big Fish, and many more.
Keith Tucker is a top animation storyboard artist for studios including Warner Brothers, Disney, Universal, and Marvel. Having worked on a host of Emmy-winning shows such as Pinky & the Brain, Looney Tunes, Animaniacs, X-Men and Spiderman to name just a few.
Jefrey Weissman was cast as George McFly in Back to the Future II & III, in one of the most popular and biggest grossing trilogies of all time. Jeffrey also co-stars with Clint Eastwood in Pale Rider, John Lithgow in Twilight Zone the Movie, and 50 other film and Tv shows, and over 100 stage shows.
Theodus Crane played everyone's favorite inmate "Big Tiny" in AMC's The Walking Dead as well as the comically stern Cleaver Williams in "The Starving Games". Look for his upcoming role playing Sonny in the Barnes Brothers upcoming feature "Sex, Guaranteed".
Justin Zimmerman is a nationally recognized writer, filmmaker and professor. His narrative and documentary work has appeared in film festivals across the globe and has been broadcast on national public television, where he won two international television awards. He's also been the recipient of multiple grants and fellowships, and his script and comic work has been optioned on multiple occasions.
Through crowd-funding and sheer determination, the Dead Peasant team has successfully conjured up one of the most bizarre, offbeat, and exciting comic books in years. With its roots in the classics and its vines in the new, Blood & Gourd is like EC Comics meets ’70s cult horror in 2015. Murderous pumpkins and assorted Halloween horrors bring to the fore an all new set of myths and monsters like you’ve never experienced before.
Dee Wallace has starred in classics such as ET, Cujo, The Howling, The Hills Have Eyes and other countless faves!! Dee has also appeared in current hits such as NBC's Grimm and The Whispers.
Ryan Wells, from Portland OR, professional cosplayer and prop builder as well as builder for the Magicwheelchair.org. Known for being a “Creature Cosplayer” he has been featured on such sites such as Stan Winston School for Character Art’s and MuppetsHenson.
Tyler Chin-Tanner founded A Wave Blue World in 2005 with his wife, Wendy. They've published 2 graphic novels, Adrenaline and American Terrorist, both of which Tyler wrote, a high-end art book Punkrock* Jazz: The Art of Toby Cypress, and the Broken Frontier Anthology which Tyler co-edited with Frederik Haitian. Tyler writes for the comic news site Broken Frontier as well as continuing the process of producing new and exciting comic projects for AWBW. See more at: http://awaveblueworld.com
Johnny Scotch creator, John Dover and illustrator Dan Schaefer; story board artist for NBC's Grimm. Johnny Scotch is the quick fisted, liquor infused trumpeter fated to clean up the streets of Bridge City. Indulging in pricy scotch and even pricier choices Johnny’s speakeasy morals resonate in his scorched past and his distaste for the corrupt. His steely eyes at the end of the bar are a beacon for the weak and a warning for the cruel and ruthless.
Connor Trinneer (TRIP TUCKER!!!) will be joining the line up of special guests at Central City Comic Con!! Connor has been on a variety shows including Stargate Atlantis, Pretty Little Liars, and of course Star Trek: Enterprise.
David Newell helped teach generations of children life lessons in his role as Speedy Delivery man Mr. McFeely on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Although the show has been out of production since 2001, David Newell still tours the nation promoting Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood and Mr. Mcfeely.
Mike Grell is a legendary artist who has worked on many titles including Legion of Super-heroes, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Warlord, and his own Jon Sable.