Artists and Publishers coming to this year’s show include:
KCC 2016 Attendees!
Alex Simmons (comics writer-playwright-educator, Archie, Scooby Doo, Tarzan)
Chris Giarusso (author-illustrator, G-Man, Mini-Marvels)
Jamal Igle (artist, Molly Danger, Supergirl, Nightwing)
Diana Leto (artist on Cave Girl, My Little Pony, artist/co-creator of Halloween Legion)
Tim Fielder (writer, illustrator, animator of Matty’s Rocket series)
Shawn Atkinson (artist-creator, Bombshells, Powersmith Studios)
Paul Castiglia (comic writer and editor, Archie, DC, Dark Horse)
Mark Mariano (Happyloo, Flabbergast creator-artist)
Nadia Burgess (painter, illustrator, cartoonist, cake artist, Tough Spirits Creations)
Emilio Velez Jr. (artist/creator of The Dodgeball Teens)
Jeremy Kahn (comics writer/colorist, Blue Water Productions, Viper Comics)
Mike Lopez (writer, educator, kids’ comics advocate)
Franco Aureliani (creator of DC’s Tiny Titans and a writer for Superman Family
Marc Hammond (writer and fearless leader of Aw, Yeah – Comics! & comic book shop)
The Lair (Bronx’s premiere comics and gaming store – will hold Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic, the Gathering tournaments
Caseen Gaines (writer of pop culture books on Back To the Future, and A Christmas Story)
Toney Jackson (writer, performer, award winning spoken word artist, keep learning fun advocate)
Bronx Community College (BCC) is offering:
The BCC Step Program’s staff will work with middle school and high school students to explore the world of Star Wars’ Jedi Knights. The students will perform a presentation about creating light sabers and being a Jedi.
Middle school and high school students will join the BCC Academy to operate a camera-equipped drone to film and photograph the day’s activities at KCC. They will also man a table highlighting drones and drone technology in comic books.
Members of BCC clubs dedicated to Art, Cosplay, Animation, Manga and more will also be on hand participating with booths, workshops, presentations and more.
Neighboring University Heights High School’s Archery Club will give presentations in how archery works, including the role applied mathematics and physics takes in shooting bows and arrows. And for added excitement the students will “cosplay” as popular bow-wielding heroes including Hawkeye, Green Arrow, Legalos from Lord of the Rings and Katniss from The Hunger Games.
*Check back as more artists, publishers, & special guest join in for the fun!
(List is subject to change up to 24 hours before convention.)