Literary Guest of Honor: John Jackson MillerJohn's latest novel: Kenobi is on the NY Times Bestseller list. In addition to several novels, John has penned the Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith, Knight Errant , Knights of the Old Republic, Empire, as well as Mass Effect, Bart Simpson, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull comics for Dark Horse, and Iron Man, Crimson Dynamo for Marvel.
Music Guest of Honor: Ken Spivey BandThe Ken Spivey Band is not your typical convention band. It performs high energy Steampunk inspired Doctor Who music. Recently reviewed by MTV.com as one of the best Time Lord Rock bands in the nation. Unlike other bands, whose focus is merely their scheduled performance, Ken and Donald enjoy participating in the complete convention experience. They have appeared on and led many panels discussing various topics ranging from Doctor Who and all other popular franchises, to the science behind the fiction we all love.
Artist Special Guest: Scott RorieScott has done a variety of work from Walking Dead, Dr. Who, and Star Wars. He is a Marvel-approved artist working for Rittenhouse Archives creating cards for “Marvel’s 70th Anniversary”,”Marvel’s Heroes and Villains” and “Marvels Dangerous Divas” card sets. He is a Lucasfilm-approved artist working for Topps on the “Star Wars Galaxy 5″, “Empire Strikes Back 30th Anniversary Widevision” and “Star Wars Galaxy 6″ card sets. Scott is also an honorary member of the 501st Legion.
Artist Special Guest: Sean McGuinnessSean McGuinness, commonly known as “That Godzilla Guy”, is an artist based out of Columbia, SC known for his Godzillafications, an artwork or consequence growing out of his unique vision to interject Godzilla into famous artworks or to create new art.
Special Filk Guest: Moss BlissFilk music is a musical movement among fans of science fiction and fantasy fandom and closely related activities, emphasizing content which is related to the genre or its fans, and promoting broad participation. You can download Moss' new album by clicking on the picture.
Filmmaker Special Guest: Christopher R. MihmChristopher Mihm is an independent filmmaker based in Minnesota that specializes in as-authentic-as-possible 1950s-style genre B-movies. To date he has released nine features (including multi-award-winners “The Monster of Phantom Lake,” “Attack of the Moon Zombies,” “House of Ghosts,” and “The Giant Spider”). Christopher R. Mihm has been featured in many publications, both online and off, including SCI-FI Magazine, Screem, and Scary Monsters Magazine. Mr. Mihm was the recipient of the first-ever "Roger & Julie Corman Intrepid Filmmaker" award at the 37th annual ValleyCON in Fargo, ND and won the "Best Director" award from mailorderzombie.com.
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