Special Guests

Mike Hawthorne

Mike Hawthorne is an Eisner and Harvey-nominated comic book artist who is best known for his gig as the lead artist on Marvel’s Deadpool. Hawthorne has also contributed to Amazing Spider-Man, All-New Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Lord, G.I. JOE: Origins, Queen & Country, Conan: Road of Kings, and his own creator-owned book, Hysteria. You can see some of his current work at mikehawthorneart.com.


Rafer Roberts

Rafer Roberts is a writer and artist who’s mainstream work includes Modern Fantasy, A&A: The Adventures of Archer and Armstrong and Harbinger: Renegade. His work on X-O Manowar #38 received two Harvey Award nominations. His creator owned work includes the long running Plastic Farm, Nightmare the Rat, and the Tumblr famous Thanos and Darkseid: Carpool Buddies of Doom which he co-created with Justin Jordan.


Bob McLeod

Bob McLeod is best known for co-creating and illustrating The New Mutants for Marvel Comics. He has pencilled or inked all the major characters for Marvel and DC, including Spider-Man (most notably Kraven’s Last Hunt), The X-Men, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, GI Joe, Star Wars, The Hulk, Conan, and many more. Bob is the author and illustrator of the children’s alphabet book, Superhero ABC. Bob taught art at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design for many years. His web site is www.bobmcleod.com