Comic-Con announces first 20 guests for 2014

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Speaking of anxiety dreams, Comic-Con International has announced the their first 20 guests. ta da! And they are:

Amanda Conner, artist, Power Girl, Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre

Brian Crane, cartoonist, Pickles

Eleanor Davis, cartoonist/illustrator, Stinky, How to Be Happy

Jane Espenson, writer/producer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Husbands

Raymond E. Feist, author, Riftwar Saga

Drew Friedman, illustrator, RAW, Old Jewish Comedians, Heroes of the Comic Books

Michael T. Gilbert, writer/artist, Mr. Monster

Willie Ito, animator/cartoonist, Disney, WB, Hanna-Barbera

Caitlin R. Kiernan, author, The Drowning Girl: A Memoir, Alabaster: Wolves

Lucy Knisley, writer/artist, Relish, French Milk

David Lasky, artist, The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song

Graham Nolan, artist, Detective Comics, The Phantom, Joe Frankenstein

Jimmy Palmiotti, writer, All-Star Western, Painkiller Jane

Benoît Peeters, writer, The Obscure Cities, The Leaning Girl

Don Rosa, cartoonist, Uncle $crooge, Donald Duck

Jim Rugg, artist/illustrator, Supermag, Afrodisiac

François Schuiten, artist, The Obscure Cities, The Leaning Girl

Scott Snyder, writer, Batman, Superman Unchained

Fiona Staples, artist, Saga

Gene Luen Yang, writer/artist, Boxers & Saints, American Born Chinese


It’s a great list, mixing genres and eras, from under-appreciated greats like Ito to under-appreciated presents like Eleanor Davis. We’re thrilled to have the chance to glimpse them across crowded halls. Hell, maybe this will be the year we do nothing but go to spotlight panels.

Comments

  1. Who decided on the photos to use. They are a bit misleading about the gender split. Anywho… I’m glad Davis and Kiernan are included.

  2. Jackie Estrada says:

    The photos are in alphabetical order.

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