2017 Canada Fan Expo Guests

FAN EXPO CANADA  is the largest Comics, Sci-fi, Horror, Anime, and Gaming event in Canada and among the top 3 Pop Culture events in North America.

Celebrating its 23nd year, FAN EXPO CANADA has grown from a small comic book convention attracting 1,500 fans into a multi-faceted, 4-day citywide event that attracts over 129,000 people from around the world. The event provides a substantial multi-million dollar economic impact to the City of Toronto, filling up hotels and restaurants throughout the duration of the Expo.

Comic Featured Guests

Phil Jimenez

Phil Jimenez is an American comics artist and writer, known for his work as writer/artist on Wonder Woman from 2000 to 2003

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Jim Lee

Jim Lee, a world-renowned comic book artist, writer, editor and publisher, is now currently the Co-Publisher of DC Entertainment (DCE) alongside Dan DiDio.

Scott Snyder

2014 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards – Nominee – Best Writer: (Batman (DC Comics); American Vampire, The Wake (DC Comics/Vertigo))

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Greg Capullo

The writer of  The Creech (1997), penciler of the Absolute Batman: The Court of Owls (2015).

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Adam Kubert

He is probably best-known for his work at Marvel Comics, in particular for a long run on the solo Wolverine title with writer Larry Hama, a short run with writer Peter David on the Incredible Hulk and numerous stints on various X-Men titles.

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Steve Mcniven

2007 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards – Nominee – Best Penciller/Inker or Penciller/Inker Team: (Civil War (Marvel) – with Dexter Vines)

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Stanley ‘Artgerm’ Lau

Writer for Batman (2016), Inker for G.I Joe (2005) and Letterer of Batgirl (2012).

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Adam Hughes


2003 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards – Winner – Best Cover Artist: (for Wonder Woman [DC])

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Humberto Ramos

Humberto Ramos is a Mexican comic book penciller, best known for his work on American comic books such as Impulse, The Spectacular Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man and his creator-owned series Crimson.

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Tony Moore

Tony Moore an American comic book artist, whose work consists mainly of genre pieces, most notably in horror and science fiction, with titles such as Fear Agent, The Exterminators, and the first six issues of The Walking Dead.

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Erik Larsen

Erik J. Larsen is an American comic book writer, artist and publisher. He is known for his work on Savage Dragon, as one of the founders of Image Comics, and for his work on Spider-Man for Marvel Comics

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Ed McGuinnes

Edward “Ed” McGuinness is an American comic book artist and penciller, best known for his work on books such as Superman, Superman/Batman, Deadpool, and Hulk.

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ADI Granov

Adi Granov is a Bosnian-American comic book artist and conceptual designer. He is best known for his painted work with Marvel Comics, for whom most of his comics work is produced, in particular his work on Iron Man.

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Tom King

Eisner winning writer (Batman, Mister Miracle, The Vision, The Sheriff of Babylon, Omega Men, and more.

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John Bolton

John Bolton is a British comic book artist and illustrator most known for his dense, painted style, which often verges on photorealism

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Eric Powell

Eric Powell is the creator of the creator owned dark comedy series The Goon. The Goon is by Dark Horse Comics and boasts a diehard cult following.

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Brian Stelfreeze

Brian Stelfreeze has the distinction of painting over fifty consecutive BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT covers. His other covers for DC, Marvel, and various other publishers are beyond the ability for most people to count. He has, over the last few years, turned his attention to sequential storytelling.

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Jason Fabok

Comic book artist working for DC Comics on Justice League.

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Jeff Lemire

Jeff Lemire is a Canadian cartoonist. He is the author of titles including the Essex County TrilogySweet ToothThe Nobody, and Animal Man.

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Ken Lashley

Known for his artwork for X-Men and writer for Ken Lashley’s Legends (2002) and Tiyu (1996).

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Mike Del Mundo

Known for Spider-Man / Deadpool Vol 2: Side pieces, Carnage Vol 3: What Dwells beneth and Civil War II Fallout.

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Jae Lee

For Top Cow he had drawn for the Top Cow Universe trading ard sets and produced an alternate cover for Tomb Raider. Working with Dynamic Forces, Jae had created the popular “Death of Phoenix” and “Spider-Man Versus Sinister Six” lithographs

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Chad Hardin

Penciler of Age of Heroes (2010), Amazin Spider-Man Family (2008) and The Art of Boom! Studios (2011).

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Jerome Opena

Jerome Opeña is a comic book artist who got his start with Humanoids Publishing and went on to contribute work to Image, Dark Horse, and Marvel.  Best known for his frequent collaborations with writer Rick Remender (Fear Agent, Punisher, Uncanny X-Force, Avengers: Rage of Ultron), as well as The Avengers and Infinity with writer Jonathan Hickman.

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Emanuela Lapucchino

Artist of Adventures of Supergirl #3, Catwoman: Death of the family, Starfire #1.

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Dale Keown

Dale Keown (born 1962) is a Canadian comic book artist from Grande Prairie, Alberta who currently resides in Toronto

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Lights

Electro-pop phenom & JUNO Award-winning artist LIGHTS will be appearing in support of her latest project SKIN&EARTH. SKIN&EARTH is both an album and a comic book series, written & illustrated entirely by LIGHTS

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Terry Moore

Creator of the Terryverse. Motor Girl, Rachel Rising, Strangers In Paradise, Echo, SIP Kids, and Paradise Too.

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Animation Guests

Taylor Gray

Taylor Gray is an American actor and model, best known for playing Ezra Bridger on the animated television series Star Wars Rebels, and Bucket in the Nickelodeon series Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures. He also played animator Friz Freleng in the 2015 film Walt Before Mickey, and the lead role of Brian in the 2012 film Thunderstruck with professional basketball player Kevin Durant

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Vanessa Marshall

Vanessa Marshall is an American actress, singer and model. She is most active in voice-over roles for animated series, including Hera in Star Wars: Rebels. She is the daughter of actress Joan Van Ark and reporter John Marshall. She began voice-over work after being discovered at a one-woman show.

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Justin Roiland

Justin Roiland is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, stand up comedian, voice-over artist and director. He is best known as the co-creator and executive producer of the Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty, in which he voices both of the show’s eponymous characters, the voice of Oscar on the Disney Channel‘s animated television show Fish Hooks, as well as the Earl of Lemongrab on Cartoon Network‘s Adventure Time, and several characters (most notably Blendin Blandin) on Gravity Falls.

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Paige O’Hara

PAIGE O’HARA is widely known as Disney’s heroine, Belle, in the critically acclaimed, Oscar-winning animated film Beauty and the Beast, a Disney Classic which she proudly added to a career that has spanned from Broadway to opera, concert stages and recordings.

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Robby Benson

Better known by the stage name Robby Benson, is an American actor, director, singer and educator. He is known as the voice of The Beast in the Disney animated film, Beauty and the Beast and its numerous sequels and spin-offs, and for directing several episodes of the popular sitcom Friends.

Lindsay Jones

Lindsay Elise Jones is the voice actress for Ruby Rose in RWBY.

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Kara Eberle 

Kara Eberle is the voice actress for Weiss in RWBY.

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Arryn Zech

Arryn Zech is an American actress best known for her role as Blake Belladonna from RWBY. She also voices the character Dr. Emily Grey in the longest running web-based series, Red vs. Blue, created by the Austin-based production company, Rooster Teeth.

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Barbara Dunkelman

Barbara Dunkelman is a Canadian voice actress and internet personality, as well as a permanent resident of the United States. She is the Director of Social and Community Marketing at the production company Rooster Teeth, Program Director of the RTX gaming and internet convention and voice of Yang Xiao Long in the web series RWBY

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Charlie Adler

Charlie Adler is an American voice actor and voice director. He is known for voicing Buster Bunny in Tiny Toon Adventures, Cow, Chicken, and The Red Guy in Cow and Chicken and I Am Weasel, Starscream in the Transformers film series and Ickis in Aaahh!!! Real Monsters.

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Maurice Lamarche

Maurice LaMarche is a Canadian voice actor and former stand-up comedian. He is best known for voicing The Brain in Animaniacs and its spin-off as well as his Emmy-winning performances in Futurama.

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Bryce Papenbrook

Bryce Papenbrook is an American voice actor. He has done voice work for Animaze, Bang Zoom! Entertainment, Funimation, and Studiopolis and has performed the voices for several anime roles, particularly those of young male protagonists

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Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner is an American film and stage actress and director. Known for her distinctive raspy voice, Kathleen came to fame during the 1980s, after roles in Body Heat (1981), Crimes of Passion (1984), Romancing the Stone (1984), and Prizzi’s Honor (1985), the latter two earning her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.  Turner has also done considerable work as a voice actress, namely as Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988).

 

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