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Minnesota Fan Fest 2017 Celebrity List

The Saber Legion

Christopher Jones of Christopher Jones Art

Z Akhmetova

Z Akhmetova is a cartoonist and illustrator who lives in Saint Paul. They make ongoing fantasy webcomic Gods Can't Die, as well as a variety of oth...

Ted Anderson

Robert Becka of the Comic Box Podcast

Rob, "Your Friendly Neighborhood Comic Geek," and the Laughing, Lovable, Loquacious Liam O'Rourke are the hosts of The Comic Box, a weekly podcast ...

John Bivens

Lux Bovino

Duly Noted Cosplay, aka Lux, hails from the Minneapolis metro here in Minnesota. Lux started her love for cosplay back in 2008 when she volunteered...

Jim Calafiore

Akahime Cosplay

Una Cosplay

Alicia Dalbec

Alicia (Felicia Ann Cosplay) is a twin cities cosplayer and model. She began cosplaying and modeling in the spring of 2014 after attending her firs...

Mark Dos Santos

Hank Essman

Hank Essman co-hosts a radio show about comics, a club about comics, and occasionally writes things, too! When he's not talking about Spider-man, D...

Sean Patrick Flanery

Appearing Saturday and Sunday

Sean Patrick Flanery is an American actor, author, and martial artist, known for playing Connor MacManus in The Boondock Saints, Greg Stillson in T...

Frank Fosco

Frank Fosco: Free lance artist Best known for his stint on the 23 issue run of Image comics Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Done work for DC on Le...

John Foss-Local CW Host

Jason David Frank

Appearing Saturday and Sunday

Ale Garza

Pat Gleason

Patrick Gleason is a writer and New York Times best-selling artist. He is best known for his work on SUPERMAN (writer/artist), BATMAN AND ROBIN (ar...

Phil Hester

Eisner-nominee Phil Hester has been writing and drawing comics since the dawn of time. He has drawn Kevin Smith's Green Arrow, Mark Millar's Swamp ...

Drew Janda

Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones is a comic book artist best known for his work on Young Justice and The Batman Strikes for DC Comics. He recently drew Doctor Who...

Dan Jurgens

Jem Kadetchy

He became interested in building suits at a young age. It wasn't until his first con, Anime Detour 2013, that got him really interested in the comm...

Matthew Kessen

Matt Kessen is a writer, actor, producer, and dramaturg working out of the Twin Cities, with a wide variety of companies and also on his solo serie...

Nick Lasovich

Bob Layton

J.M. Lee

Born and raised in the great Minnesota north, Joe spent his formative years searching for talking animals and believing he could control the weathe...

Jae Lee

Ken Levin

Ken F. Levin makes the deals for a select handful of comics superstars (like Mike Mignola, Bill Willingham, Max Allan Collins, and Garth Ennis) and...

Mark Lundberg

Francis Manapul

Francis Manapul is a NEW YORK TIMES best seller and an award winning artist and writer based in Toronto, Canada. Francis is best known for his wor...

Patrick Marsh

Samuel McCarty

Eddie McClintock

Appearing Saturday and Sunday

Eddie McClintock is a rare triple threat; handsome, dramatic and funny. After years of short lived network series, Eddie hit gold on “Warehouse 13”...

Lupi McGinty

Lupi McGinty is an internationally-known cartoonist and painter based in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District. Her work has appeared in The Nib,...

Robert McKinnon

Mike McKone

Mike McKone hails from the United Kingdom, where he began drawing comic books at age nineteen. Beginning with Justice League of America for DC Comi...

J.N. Monk

J.N. Monk is a writer/editor in Saint Paul by way of Toledo, Ohio. They write the ongoing all-ages online comic StarHammer. They also co-edited the...

Todd Murray

Liam O'Rourke of the Comic Box Podcast

Rob, "Your Friendly Neighborhood Comic Geek," and the Laughing, Lovable, Loquacious Liam O'Rourke are the hosts of The Comic Box, a weekly podcast ...

Jonathan Palmer – Twin Cities Geek

Shelly Paul

Benjamin Percy

Benjamin Percy is the author of four novels -- The Dark Net (published this August by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), The Dead Lands, Red Moon and The ...

Gordon Purcell

Adam Quesnell

Eliot Rahal

H.D. Robinson

A corporate filmmaker based in Minneapolis, HD Robinson has produced, directed and edited over 500 short films, commercials and other projects for ...

Barbara Schulz

Barbara Schulz helped establish and runs the comic art degree program at MCAD. She has served as chairperson for the Will Eisner Week annual event ...

Megan Sloane

Megan Sloane is an editor for 1First Comics and also edits other comics and prose works. She is the editor on Bill Willingham’s new monthly comic ...

K Lynn Smith

K Lynn Smith is an artist and writer from the Mid-Michigan area. She found her start in the comic book world as a cartoonist for her university new...

Shunmei Tama

Chris Thompson

Peter Tomasi

Squeeky Toys

Adam Vermillion

Jason Walz

Garrett Wang

Appearing Saturday and Sunday

Born in Riverside, California to Chinese immigrant parents, Garrett Wang (pronounced Wong) spent his formative years on the move, living in Indiana...

Dave Wheeler

Bill Willingham

Bill Willingham is the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling writer and creator of the long running Fables comic series, along with writing many other comic b...

Matt Willis – MN Superheroes United