Guests

MEDIA GUESTS

Marina Sirtis was born to Greek parents who did not want her to become an actress. As soon as Marina completed high school, she applied to the Guild Hall School of Music and Drama secretly. After her graduation, she worked in musical theater, repertory and television. In 1986, she moved to Los Angeles, California. For six months, she auditioned for parts but was unsuccessful. Just before she planned to go back home, she got the part of Counselor Deanna Troi in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987). 

*Marina Sirtis will be appearing at CFCC on Saturday only

Star Trek

Marina Sirtis*

Austin's first ever acting job launched him in to stardom on the worlds number one hit children's television show "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers", where he portrayed Jason Lee Scott, the original leader and iconic Red Ranger. After only three seasons he vanished from Hollywood with no intentions of ever returning to the limelight. He returned after a 20 year hiatus, 5 years in the Middle East as a medic, two children and one on the way he decided it may be better to have cameras shooting at him rather than rifles.

Power Rangers

Austin St. John

A Los Angeles native, Phil is an alumnus of Yale University and The Groundlings. Phil is best known as one of the original cast members of “Mad TV” and as "Marvin" in PULP FICTION. Phil has been profiled for his extensive voice-over work, which includes regular roles on the animated series "Samurai Jack," "Static Shock," and "Justice League," recurring roles on "King of The Hill"  "Young Justice" and "STAR WARS: The Clone Wars" as well as parts in video games like DARKSIDERS, DEAD ISLAND:RIPTIDE and INFAMOUS 2.

Futurama, MAD TV, Samurai Jack, Pulp Fiction

Phil LaMarr

George Lowe started his career in radio in 1974 while still in High School. Even then he was known for breaking rules by inserting fake commercials in pre-recorded programming. He moved from there to WUSF in Tampa while in college…first the FM station then television. Tampa radio took up the next few years from Q-105 to Magic 96 then it was off to Lakeland, Florida to help a start-up television station get off the ground. George was off to Atlanta in August of 1988.  Space Ghost came along in 1993 after a stint doing promos at TBS and TNT. 

Space Ghost Coast to Coast

George Lowe

Butch Patrick is synonymous with pop culture and the lovable character of Eddie Munster from the iconic television show, The Munsters! 
Whether you have seen Butch on TV or have had the opportunity to meet him in person, you got a glimpse of who he is....genuine. Butch is one of the original Munsters, but the only one touring and meeting Munsters' fans! He is keeping the Munsters' alive! Don't pass up any chance you get to meet Butch Patrick, the memorable and loveable Eddie Munster!

The Munsters

Butch Patrick

Matt Korklan is also known as Evan Bourne in WWE and Matt Sydal in Impact Wrestling. Matt has also performed with New Japan Wrestling, Ring of Honor and ECW. He is one of the most decorated wrestlers in the world, having held the WWE Tag Team Championship, ROH World Tag Team Championship, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship, NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship, Impact X Division Championship, as well as having won the New Japan Pro Wrestling Super Junior Tag Team Tournament.

WWE, Impact, ROH, ECW

Matt Korklan pka Evan Bourne, Matt Sydal

COMIC GUESTS

Sara Richard

My Little Pony, Rick & Morty

Sara is an Eisner-nominated artist and illustrator. Her art can be seen on 80+ covers of IDW's My Little Pony, and featured on the covers of Jem and The Holograms, Bob's Burgers, Rick and Morty, Miraculous Ladybug, Clue, Ghostbusters and Deadpool.

Sara is also the illustrator of the DC Collectibles' Justice League Tarot Card Set. Sara is also the illustrator of the new book, "The Ghost, The Owl" written by Franco and published by Action Lab. 

Bob Layton

Marvel/DC/Valiant Comics

Bob Layton is one of the entertainment industry's true visionaries at every level, creator, writer, artist, designer, and entrepreneur, with over 5000 comic book credits to his name.  Bob reinvented the Iron Man comic in the late 70s, taking it from near-cancellation to one of Marvel's all-time bestselling series. Layton also launched the record-breaking comic series "X-Factor" for Marvel.  Bob Layton was co-architect of the original Valiant Comics Universe and served as that company’s Senior Vice President and Editor-In-Chief.  Bob has creative credits in eight Marvel films and a host of other television and movie acknowledgments.

Andy Price

My Little Pony, Star Trek

Andy Price is the lead pencil/ink artist for MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC from IDW Publishing. Andy is a graduate of the Joe Kubert School, and works in most mediums. Andy has also done work from comics to trading cards to toy designs to whatever comes along, for BOOM! Studios, Archie Comics, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Rittenhouse Archives, Breygent, Innovation, LEGO, and Slave Labor Graphics, among others. He lives in Georgia, USA where he cooks for his wife Alice and is slave to cats. He also celebrates Batman's and James T. Kirk's birthdays.

Steve is the cartoonist behind a number of cartoon projects including The Middle Age, Astounding Space Thrills, BLOOP, The Kid Knight, and others. Steve is a also a web designer responsible for the design of the original USATODAY.com and COMICON.com web sites. Steve has gone on to create hundreds of sites, logos and illustrations for organizations of all sizes including Universal Studios, McGraw-Hill Education, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, TIME magazine, The Wallace Foundation, DC Comics, The Inter-American Development Bank, The Washington Post, The World Bank, and many, many others.

The Middle Age, Bloop

Steve Conley

Daniel has worn many hats over the years; Animator for SYFY, Programmer/Director of Interactive children’s media, Creative director of a media firm, comic creator, illustrator, and father. His clients have included Marvel, Sony, DC, Valiant, Dynamite, Amazon, Heavy Metal, and Naamco/Bandai. He’s worked on major properties in a variety of capacities; as an animator, an interior and cover artist, a storyboarder, and as a concept artist. Some properties include The Avengers, Captain America, Wolverine, Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-man, Punisher, Grimm, Thanos, and Lord of the Rings. He illustrates the self-published comics Lovecraft, Relaunch, and So Dark. 

Marvel/DC Comics

Daniel Govar

Tommy and Sammy Castillo have been in the illustration industry a combined 46+ years. Together they have put paint and pencil to such projects as Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Tales from the Crypt, Green Arrow, Toetags,  Horror legend George Romero, and various storyboards and designs for films. They have also worked with: Strathmore Artist Papers, DC Comics, Regal Cinemas, Paramount Pictures, Hasbro.  Since Tommy’s passing in 2017, Sammy mans the helm of their Studio now and continues on with their projects and legacy under the flag of Castillo Studios.  When not on the road at conventions you can find Sammy in her studio likely live streaming regaling her viewers with tales and adventures. 

Batman, Green Arrow

Castillo Studios

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