Guests

Greensboro Comicon: Bringing Your Favorite Comic Creators to the Triad! 

Check out this year’s guests and come back for even more announcements!


Richard Case is the artist of the legendary run on Doom Patrol with writer Grant Morrison, the inker of Marc Hempel’s pencils on the Sandman story “The Kindly Ones” and the illustrator of both Hunter: The Age of Magic with Dylan Horrocks, and the final story arc of Peter Milligan’s Shade, the Changing Man. He currently works in computer game illustration for Red Storm Entertainment a Ubisoft Studio.

Bridgit Connell is the creator of Titan Publishing’s comic book Brother Nash, the illustrator for the popular card game Drinks & Daggers, and works as a freelance artist for companies including Oni Press, Full Moon Features, and Upper Deck, as a Marvel sketch card artist. She earned her BFA degree in Illustration at UNC Charlotte, has a husband who games, and a dog who farts.

Brockton McKinney™ is a writer and the property of the McKinney Girls Corp. He writes gags for Mad Magazine, films for Full Moon Features, and an assortment of other entertainment projects. He lives in a house! He resides there as a permanent guest of the aforementioned McKinney Girls, including a couch-dwelling speckled hound named Beezer Louise™.

Chris Giarrusso is the author and illustrator of the G-Man superhero graphic novel series for younger readers, the G-Man Super Journal diary series, and the G-Man webcomics comic strip. Chris created the Mini Marvels humor comic strips for Marvel Comics, and illustrated the comic con-centric humor comic strip Tales From The Con at Image Comics. 

Rob Potchak is the writer of the comic books Immortal, Dead Sonja, and X-Liefelds. He is also the creator of Junior High Horrors, an all-ages horror parody book, and the first comic to feature dyslexic reader friendly fonts. New JHH issue drops Sept 2019, look for the title in the “Halloween Comicfest” comic shop event in October!



Rico Renzi is an artist and designer whose work has appeared in WIRED and Fast Company Magazines, and various publications from D.C., Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, Scholastic, Boom Studios, Oni Press and IDW. He is the colorist artist for Spider-Gwen and Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, and resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and daughter. Fun Fact: he is the co-creator of Spider-Gwen, a character featured in the Oscar-winning film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Chris Sims is a writer best known for comics like X-Men ’92, Deadpool: Bad Blood, Infinity Wars: Sleepwalker, and Down Set Fight, and is known for his Eisner Award-winning work in comics criticism. In addition to hosting far too many podcasts, he is currently working on a few creator-owned projects he’ll be happy to tell you about, as long as you bring him a cup of coffee at his table (black, three sugars.)

Brian “Smitty” Smith is the writer/artist of Kid’s Read Comics award-winning Tree Mail graphic novel. Smith is also the co-creator and writer behind the New York Times bestselling graphic novel The Stuff of Legend, and the writer/artist of The Intrepid EscapeGoat. His comic writing credits include Finding Nemo: Losing Dory, Voltron, TMNT, and SpongeBob Comics.