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BRIAN O'HALLORAN

From the Quickstop Market to your home, Brian O'Halloran played Dante Hicks in the View Askew Clerks films. Host of the O'HalloRant!

BRIAN O'HALLORAN

MARILYN GHIGLIOTTI

Yes, she is that actress known for playing Veronica in Clerks & other independent films!

MARILYN GHIGLIOTTI

LEONARD & JESSIE MALTIN

With a passion for movies, Leonard and Jessie Maltin are a father/daughter duo who are stepping up, and helping filmmakers out. A dynamic duo indeed.

LEONARD & JESSIE MALTIN

DAN FOGLER

Dan is known for his fan favorite roles in the Fantastic Beasts series, Balls of Fury, Fanboys, and currently stars on The Walking Dead. His podcast 4DXperience! follows Dan as he gets high with celebrity guests and discuss movies!

DAN FOGLER

DAVID DASTMALCHIAN

You know him as Thomas Schiff in The Dark Knight, Kurt in Ant-Man and Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Coco in Blade Runner 2049 on the big screen. His TV credits include The League, Almost Human, The Flash, and Gotham.

DAVID DASTMALCHIAN

GIGI EDGLEY

Gigi Edgley is an Australian actress, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her roles as Chiana on the series Farscape and Lara Knight in Rescue: Special Ops.

GIGI EDGLEY

GREG GRUNBERG

With over 100 acting/writing/producing credits to his name, and fan fav roles in Heroes, Alias, Star Wars and Star Trek, Greg is no stranger to the world of sci-fi and superheroes. With his philanthropy endeavors, Greg himself could be called a super

GREG GRUNBERG

THE FLUX CAPACITORS

The official '80s flashback band of Back To The Future, also known for playing at the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters, and even Netflix's official band of the Hawkins Fun Fair activation for the 3rd season premiere of Stranger Things!

THE FLUX CAPACITORS

TARA STRONG

You’ve “herd” her as Twilight Sparkle from My Little Pony, Dil Pickles in Rugrats, and Bubbles from The Powerpuff Girls. A true vocal powerhouse with 500+ acting and voice over credits, including Harley Quinn, Batgirl, Batwoman, and Poison Ivy!

TARA STRONG

JOE MALLOZZI

Writer/Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner with over 350 hours of television to his credit including Stargate’s SG-1, Atlantis, Universe, Dark Matter, and Utopia Falls.

JOE MALLOZZI

ASHLEY ECKSTEIN

ASHLEY ECKSTEIN is a leading actress, author, VO artist, entrepreneur, children’s mental health advocate and ultimate Disney & Star Wars fangirl. She is globally recognized as the voice of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars animated series since 2008, and creator of Her Universe - the ultimate fashion & lifestyle brand for fangirls.

ASHLEY ECKSTEIN

PHILIP ASHCROFT

With 20 years experience developing award-winning digital projects, Philip Ashcroft has broken down the barriers between traditional media and new technology. While creating multiple businesses and roles at the BBC, he’s created cutting-edge projects with the likes of Kobe Bryant, Dan Savage and Henry Rollins.

PHILIP ASHCROFT

YANEVSKI STANISLAV

YANEVSKI STANISLAV

CHRIS RANKIN

CHRIS RANKIN

TOLGA SAFER

TOLGA SAFER

KAT MILLER

KAT MILLER

ERIC SCULL

ERIC SCULL

YEARDLEY SMITH

Yeardley an Emmy® winning actress, podcast producer, and author, known to us as the voice of Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons, and also appearing in many film and TV productions including: All Square, City Slickers, The Mindy Project, and The Big Bang Theory.

YEARDLEY SMITH

DAVID SILVERMAN

David Silverman has been with The Simpsons since 1987. He’s worked as an animator, director, supervising director, and producer. Along with 24 Simpsons episodes, he directed The Simpsons Movie and the two Maggie Simpson shorts.

DAVID SILVERMAN

AL JEAN

Al Jean is currently executive producer at the Simpsons where he’s worked for 31 seasons, winning 9 Emmy awards and 2 Peabodys. He also was a writer/producer on The Simpsons Movie and Co-creator/EP on The Critic.

AL JEAN

CAROLYN OMINE

Carolyn Omine has been on the writing staff of The Simpsons for 22 seasons, and directs the vocal performances. She has written for several other shows including FULL HOUSE and THE WILD THORNBERRYS. She also performs improv and stand up!

CAROLYN OMINE

MATT SELMAN

Matt Selman is a longtime Simpsons Executive Producer who has written on many Simpsons episodes, video games, theme park rides, theme park foods, and the movie.

MATT SELMAN

JONATHAN TAVSS

Co-Founder & Director of Kaleidoko, Jonathan is a global leader in marrying storytelling, business strategy, consumer insight & technology to ideate, manage and launch solutions that make a difference. His journey in entertainment - led him to drive deeper connections between the IP and fandom.

JONATHAN TAVSS

ROSS MARQUAND

Fan favorite actor on The Walking Dead (Aaron), joining Dan Fogler on the 4DXperience! panel!

ROSS MARQUAND

TAMSEN MCDONOUGH

Tamsen McDonough is an actress and producer, known for The Incredible Hulk, Lost Girl and Grey Gardens. Tamsen is also known as the voice of Lucy in Killjoys. She recently shot a fun role on Netflix’s “The Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting”, set to release in the fall.

TAMSEN MCDONOUGH

DANIELLE PAIGE

NYT bestselling author of the Dorothy Must Die series, the Stealing Snow series, MERA Tidebreaker, the Betty Cooper: Superteen comic, and co-author of The Ravens. For television, she’s received a WGA Award and was nominated for several Daytime Emmys.

DANIELLE PAIGE

GEORGE C. ROMERO

Romero, son of horror legend George A. Romero, is an accomplished writer and filmmaker in his own right, and hosts the podcast “Indie Brigade.” Heavy Metal will be publishing George C. Romero’s upcoming graphic novel, The Rise.

GEORGE C. ROMERO

DR. JANINA SCARLET

Scarlet is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, an award-winning author, and a full-time geek. A Ukrainian-born refugee, she survived Chernobyl radiation and persecution. She immigrated to the United States and inspired by the X-Men, developed Superhero Therapy to help patients with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights award.

DR. JANINA SCARLET

ADAM SHEEHAN

Director of Events at @Crunchyroll. Over-analyzer of geek culture & anime. Lives w/wife and 4 cats, a daughter in college. Some of these are rescues.

ADAM SHEEHAN

DYLAN SPROUSE

Dylan Sprouse is an actor, writer, and entrepreneur. He is the twin brother of Cole Sprouse and is known for his role as Zack Martin on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off, The Suite Life on Deck. Heavy Metal will be publishing Sprouse's upcoming work as a writer.

DYLAN SPROUSE

BRIAN STAVELEY

Staveley is the author of The Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne. His first book, The Emperor’s Blades, won the David Gemmell Morningstar Award, the Reddit Stabby for best debut. The trilogy, including The Providence of Fire & The Last Mortal Bond, has been translated into 10+ languages worldwide.

BRIAN STAVELEY

LAUREN STEVENS

Events Manager at Crunchyroll

LAUREN STEVENS

THUNDY

Twitch Partner • Dork • Musician • Autodidact

THUNDY

YAEL TYGIEL

Yael is a television addict, nerd, and proud plus size host. Her special brand of conversational hosting style can be seen on FANVERSATION and ComicsBeat, along with AfterBuzzTV and at cons worldwide. Also seen on ScreenJunkies, POPSUGAR and FANDOM.

YAEL TYGIEL

SPOOKY DAN WALKER

Director of Slay Belles, and accomplished producer and visual effects artist, specializing in the horror genre

SPOOKY DAN WALKER

KENDRA WELLS

Kendra Wells is an illustrator and comic artist who lives in Brooklyn. Their debut graphic novel (with author Sam Maggs), Tell No Tales: Pirates of the Southern Seas, is to be released on 11/10/20.

KENDRA WELLS

TANYA WEXLER

Wexler is an American film director best known for her 2011 comedy Hysteria.

TANYA WEXLER

THOM ALLISON

Thom is a stage and television actor, best known as Pree in KILLJOYS. Some other TV/film credits include Murdoch Mysteries; Repo: the Genetic Opera; Private Eyes; The Last Dance; Leaving Metropolis.

THOM ALLISON

COOPER ANDREWS

Fan favorite actor on The Walking Dead (Jerry), joining Dan Fogler on the 4DXperience! panel!

COOPER ANDREWS

JAMES BAMFORD

Director James Bamford has helped shape Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman!

JAMES BAMFORD

ANINA BENNETT

Writer Anina Bennett is co-author (with husband, Paul Guinan) of the illustrated historical sci-fi books Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel. The duo also created the groundbreaking sci fi series Heartbreakers. Anina's also managed titles for First Comics and Dark Horse Comics, among others.

ANINA BENNETT

LAURENCE BLUM

Actor and writer releasing of his first Graphic Novel "FISHKILL," co-written and co-created with Dan Fogler.

LAURENCE BLUM

DARREN BOUSMAN

Director and producer, known for the Saw franchise, Repo! The Genetic Opera and Tales of Halloween

DARREN BOUSMAN

BERNIE BREGMAN

Bregman has been producing and hosting events since 2011. From conventions to red carpets, concerts to masquerades, Bernie is versed in creating a thoughtful and impactful guest-driven experience. Fostering relationships across the pop landscape, he is committed to bringing people together to create memories that last.

BERNIE BREGMAN

BLAIR BROWN

Blair Brown - An 8 year veteran in the games industry who's had the privilege of working with incredible teams to help produce multiple award winning titles. Currently a Producer at Respawn Entertainment working on Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

BLAIR BROWN

MEGAN BROWN

Megan Brown is an Associate Editor at IDW who, when not keyboard smashing about the amazing creators she works with, edits titles like GLOW, Marvel Action: Captain Marvel, and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

MEGAN BROWN

BONNIE BURTON

Journalist Bonnie Burton writes about movies, TV shows, comics, science and robots. Author of Live or Die: Survival Hacks, J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World: Movie Magic Amazing Artifacts, The Star Wars Craft Book, Crafting With Feminism, Draw Star Wars, & more!

BONNIE BURTON

BERNARD CHANG

Bernard is an Asian-American comic book artist, designer and an award-winning former Walt Disney Imagineer. He is currently the artist on XMEN CHILDREN OF THE ATOM (Marvel), a new comic book set to debut this year about a team of teenage heroes. Bernard broke into the comic book industry in 1992 at the age of 20 under the tutelage of the legendary Bob Layton at Valiant Comics. Since then, he has drawn books such as WONDER WOMAN, SUPERGIRL, SUPERMAN, GREEN LANTERN CORPS, BATMAN BEYOND, and TEEN TITANS.

BERNARD CHANG

MING CHEN

Ming Chen is an American actor, podcaster, reality television personality, and webmaster associated with Kevin Smith. He co-hosts the I Sell Comics! podcast with Mike Zapcic and also stars in the AMC reality series Comic Book Men

MING CHEN

BRENDAN COLUMBUS

Son of writer/director Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Gremlins), Brendan is making his own venture into genre with Savage Circus, debuting in the pages of Heavy Metal magazine.

BRENDAN COLUMBUS

DEAD MEAT

Chelsea and James are behind The Dead Meat Podcast, your horror safe haven. Reviews, film history, and all things that make your skin crawl.

DEAD MEAT

MIKE DISA

Mike Disa is a writer/director of both animated and live action projects including feature films Dante’s Inferno, Deadspace: Aftermath, Postman Pat, Dolphin Island; and Netflix’s Paradise PD. He's currently writing/producing the sci-fi podcast SENTINELS: POINT OF NO RETURN with Chris Judge & some of the best actors in sci-fi.

MIKE DISA

SARAH ENNI

Sarah Enni is an author, podcaster, and journalist living in Los Angeles. Her debut young adult novel, Tell Me Everything, is out now. She created and hosts the First Draft podcast, where she talks shop with other storytellers.

SARAH ENNI

MAURENE GOO

Maurene Goo is the author of several acclaimed books for young adults, including I Believe in a Thing Called Love, The Way You Make Me Feel, and Somewhere Only We Know.She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, and cat, Maeby.

MAURENE GOO

MARC GUGGENHEIM

Show-runner Marc Guggenheim has helped shape Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman!

MARC GUGGENHEIM

PAUL GUINAN

Multimedia artist Paul Guinan, a founding member of Helioscope Studio, create (with John Francis Moore) the time-traveling hero Chronos for DC Comics. Paul’s art for Heartbreakers Meet Boilerplate was nominated for an Eisner Award. His current project is Aztec Empire, about the fall of the Aztec, with artist David Hahn.

PAUL GUINAN

DAVID HEWLETT

Hewlett is an actor known for his role as Dr. Rodney McKay on the Canadian-American science fiction TV shows Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe.

DAVID HEWLETT

TORRI HIGGINSON

Torri is an actress and producer, best known for her roles in “Stargate SG-1” and “Dark Matter.”

TORRI HIGGINSON

GARY JONES

Gary is an actor, writer and comedian. He’s appeared in countless feature films, MOW’s and TV shows, including over 100 episodes of the sci-fi smash hit, Stargate SG:1 as beloved gate technician Chief Master Sergeant Walter Harriman. Gary currently writes for CBC radio’s long-running comedy hit, The Debaters.

GARY JONES

LLOYD KAUFMAN

Stanley Lloyd Kaufman Jr. is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. With producer Michael Herz, he is the co-founder of Troma Entertainment film studio, and the director of many of their feature films, such as The Toxic Avenger and Tromeo and Juliet.

LLOYD KAUFMAN

DJ KIRKLAND

D.J. Kirkland is a Bay Area-based comic book artist with a Sequential Art BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). He is the artist on the graphic novel The Black Mage. He is also a contributing artist to the Aggretsuko & Dream Daddy series.

DJ KIRKLAND

SARAH KUHN

Sarah Kuhn is the author of the Heroine Complex novels, starring Asian American superheroines; including a Locus bestseller, and a Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog’s Best Books of 2016. Also the author of short fiction & comics, including Shadow of the Batgirl (DC) and the upcoming Star Wars original: Doctor Aphra.

SARAH KUHN

RACHEL LUTTRELL

Rachel Zawadi Luttrell is a Tanzanian-Canadian actress best known for her role as Teyla Emmagan, an Athosian warrior leader on Stargate Atlantis.

RACHEL LUTTRELL

SAM MAGGS

Bestselling writer of books, comics, and video games, including Marvel Action: Captain Marvel, The Unstoppable Wasp: Built on Hope, Tell No Tales, and Marvel's Spider-Man PS4. Known for hosting at cons and for geeky networks like the Nerdist!

SAM MAGGS

JEFF MAGERS

Lead Level Designer on Jedi: Fallen Order @Respawn. Formerly designer at Sony Santa Monica. Cats: Bing Bong and Hot Dog.

JEFF MAGERS

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