Fayetteville Comic Con

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Fayetteville’s celebration of comic books and pop culture -- everything cool and geeky! Cosplay, toys, action figures and more at the largest comic con in Southeastern North Carolina.

TV/MOVIE CELEBRITIES

Josh Herdman  — Harry Potter fans rejoice! Josh appeared as Gregory Goyle in all eight of the  Harry Potter  movies! This is a rare US appearance for Josh, who is flying in from London just to attend our con. Josh, an accomplished MMA fighter, also appeared in last year’s  Robin Hood  movie with Jamie Foxx.

Josh Herdman — Harry Potter fans rejoice! Josh appeared as Gregory Goyle in all eight of the Harry Potter movies! This is a rare US appearance for Josh, who is flying in from London just to attend our con. Josh, an accomplished MMA fighter, also appeared in last year’s Robin Hood movie with Jamie Foxx.

Every Star Wars needs to come to our con and meet Colin! He designed the Tie Fighter. He designed the x-wing fighter. He co-designed the Death Star (the trench was his idea!). Despite this, he TURNED DOWN George Lucas, who asked him to head ILM. Why? Come find out. Among other achievements, Colin also suggested using  Also sprach Zarathustra  in  2001: A Space Odyssey.  This is Colin’s first appearance in the Carolinas, making this a very special event.

Every Star Wars needs to come to our con and meet Colin! He designed the Tie Fighter. He designed the x-wing fighter. He co-designed the Death Star (the trench was his idea!). Despite this, he TURNED DOWN George Lucas, who asked him to head ILM. Why? Come find out. Among other achievements, Colin also suggested using Also sprach Zarathustra in 2001: A Space Odyssey. This is Colin’s first appearance in the Carolinas, making this a very special event.

T.J. Storm  — A martial arts expert, Mr. Storm has an impressive resume. As a Motion Capture Actor, he is best known for playing  Godzilla  in Legendary Entertainment’s MonsterVerse cinematic universe AND  Colossus  in the  Deadpool  movies. And he appeared in Punisher: War Zone.! TJ is coming in from Hollywood to be with us in Fayetteville, and we are very, very, very excited!

T.J. Storm — A martial arts expert, Mr. Storm has an impressive resume. As a Motion Capture Actor, he is best known for playing Godzilla in Legendary Entertainment’s MonsterVerse cinematic universe AND Colossus in the Deadpool movies. And he appeared in Punisher: War Zone.! TJ is coming in from Hollywood to be with us in Fayetteville, and we are very, very, very excited!

“if you’ve played a video game, you’ve probably killed me,” or so says  RICHARD DORTON , who’s one of the cool mo-cap actors coming to Fayetteville. How about  Evolve ,  X-Com 2  and  Tom Clancy’s Division , to name a few — but we are most excited about the fact that Richard played the left head of  King Ghidorah  in the recent  Godzilla  movie — not to mention  Darth Vader  from  Star Wars ! You’ve got to meet him and the other mo-cap guests at our con!

“if you’ve played a video game, you’ve probably killed me,” or so says RICHARD DORTON, who’s one of the cool mo-cap actors coming to Fayetteville. How about Evolve, X-Com 2 and Tom Clancy’s Division, to name a few — but we are most excited about the fact that Richard played the left head of King Ghidorah in the recent Godzilla movie — not to mention Darth Vader from Star Wars! You’ve got to meet him and the other mo-cap guests at our con!

Yes,  JASON LILES  is well known for playing one of the heads of  King Ghidorah  in the recent  Godzilla  movie, but did you know he also did the motion capture of George, the big ape starring in The Rock’s  Rampage ? Jason has been featured in critic Roger Ebert’s website, so you know he has tremendous street cred in the movie industry. Jason is a really good catch — Fayetteville Comic Con is very proud to be hosting him and his friends this October!

Yes, JASON LILES is well known for playing one of the heads of King Ghidorah in the recent Godzilla movie, but did you know he also did the motion capture of George, the big ape starring in The Rock’s Rampage? Jason has been featured in critic Roger Ebert’s website, so you know he has tremendous street cred in the movie industry. Jason is a really good catch — Fayetteville Comic Con is very proud to be hosting him and his friends this October!

Alan Maxson  is a creature actor who specializes in performances using heavy makeup, prosthetics & motion capture. He has portrayed over 60 monsters in film and TV, including  King Ghidorah  in  Godzilla: King of the Monsters ! He has also appeared in  AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror  and Sugar Pine 7’s  The Woods.

Alan Maxson is a creature actor who specializes in performances using heavy makeup, prosthetics & motion capture. He has portrayed over 60 monsters in film and TV, including King Ghidorah in Godzilla: King of the Monsters! He has also appeared in AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror and Sugar Pine 7’s The Woods.

We are very excited to be flying in Jack from California. In addition to playing Lt. Bojay in the original Battlestar Galactica, and the original Chuck Tyler from All my Children,, Jack is a veteran of other TV and musical theatre. Look for upcoming details on a very special musical cabaret Saturday at the Con, starting Mr. Jack Stauffer!

We are very excited to be flying in Jack from California. In addition to playing Lt. Bojay in the original Battlestar Galactica, and the original Chuck Tyler from All my Children,, Jack is a veteran of other TV and musical theatre. Look for upcoming details on a very special musical cabaret Saturday at the Con, starting Mr. Jack Stauffer!

John Jacob Anderson  —  Stranger Things ?  Guardians of the Galaxy ? Yep, John has appeared in both, and as an expert in pop culture and cosplay, a great guy to talk to — be sure to check out the  GI JOE  panel — John’s the moderator!

John Jacob Anderson Stranger Things? Guardians of the Galaxy? Yep, John has appeared in both, and as an expert in pop culture and cosplay, a great guy to talk to — be sure to check out the GI JOE panel — John’s the moderator!

PRO WRESTLERS

A wrestling legend (and Hall of Famer), the inspiration for the GI Joe character of the same name, and the actual voice of the animated character, this tough guy really needs no introductions and will certainly be a highlight of this year’s Fayetteville Comic Con!

A wrestling legend (and Hall of Famer), the inspiration for the GI Joe character of the same name, and the actual voice of the animated character, this tough guy really needs no introductions and will certainly be a highlight of this year’s Fayetteville Comic Con!

Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012, Mr. Anderson has had long alliances both with Nature Boy Ric Flair and various members of the wrestling stable  The Four Horsemen.

Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2012, Mr. Anderson has had long alliances both with Nature Boy Ric Flair and various members of the wrestling stable The Four Horsemen.

Eric “Butterbean” Esch — a true lcon of the 1990s, Mr. Butterbean won more than 70 four rounders and was a staple of televised boxing. Known for his girth, ample figure and a personality to boot, Butterbean has also wrestled, kick boxed, appeared in  Jackass  and his own reality show. Did we mention MMA? Be sure to take a look at his self-designed artisinal geek writing implements!

Eric “Butterbean” Esch— a true lcon of the 1990s, Mr. Butterbean won more than 70 four rounders and was a staple of televised boxing. Known for his girth, ample figure and a personality to boot, Butterbean has also wrestled, kick boxed, appeared in Jackass and his own reality show. Did we mention MMA? Be sure to take a look at his self-designed artisinal geek writing implements!

VOICE ACTORS

Yes, Dameon enjoyed last year’s FAYETTEVILLE COMIC CON so much that he asked to come back in 2019! Demeon is a prominent voice actor, best known for voicing Cell in the  Dragon Ball Z  series, George Kaminsky in  Case Cloaed , Younger Toguru in  Yu Yu Hakusho  and Scar in  Fullmetal Alchemist  plus Handsome Jack in the  Borderlands  Series. As a live actor, Dameon has appeared in fan favorites  Supernatural  and  Castle .

Yes, Dameon enjoyed last year’s FAYETTEVILLE COMIC CON so much that he asked to come back in 2019! Demeon is a prominent voice actor, best known for voicing Cell in the Dragon Ball Z series, George Kaminsky in Case Cloaed, Younger Toguru in Yu Yu Hakusho and Scar in Fullmetal Alchemist plus Handsome Jack in the Borderlands Series. As a live actor, Dameon has appeared in fan favorites Supernatural and Castle.

Wow! The voice of both Young Goku and Young Gohan from  Dragon Ball Z,  KO from  OK K.O.! Let’s be Heroes , several voices from  Pumpkin Scissors  — Stephanie should draw a big crowd in her first appearance at the FAYETTEVILLE COMIC CON!

Wow! The voice of both Young Goku and Young Gohan from Dragon Ball Z, KO from OK K.O.! Let’s be Heroes, several voices from Pumpkin Scissors — Stephanie should draw a big crowd in her first appearance at the FAYETTEVILLE COMIC CON!

POWER RANGERS

As an ever popular Yellow Ranger, Tracy Lynn appeared in Power Rangers in Space, Power Rangers Turbo AND Power Rangers Lost Galaxy!

As an ever popular Yellow Ranger, Tracy Lynn appeared in Power Rangers in Space, Power Rangers Turbo AND Power Rangers Lost Galaxy!

Michael was a big hit last year at the FCC and asked to come back again! Be sure to see him before he permanently leaves for the West Coast! In addition to playing Lucas Kendall, the Blue Ranger, on  Power Rangers Time Force , Michael played Felix Taggaro on  One Tree Hill  and Mathayus in  The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior.  Michael also had a part in the horror classic  Night of the Demon.

Michael was a big hit last year at the FCC and asked to come back again! Be sure to see him before he permanently leaves for the West Coast! In addition to playing Lucas Kendall, the Blue Ranger, on Power Rangers Time Force, Michael played Felix Taggaro on One Tree Hill and Mathayus in The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior. Michael also had a part in the horror classic Night of the Demon.

 FEATURED COMIC BOOK CREATORS

A true legend in the comic book and  GI Joe  world, we have been trying to get Larry to come to Fayetteville for the past five years, but the Gods had other ideas — until now! We are very excited to be hosting Larry this fall. Larry was the longtime editor and writer of the best selling  GI Joe  comic book, co-created  Bucky O’Hare  (with Michael Golden) and has also written and/or drawn many other titles, including  Wolverine . And did you know that Larry is an actor too, including on the legendary MASH TV series?

A true legend in the comic book and GI Joe world, we have been trying to get Larry to come to Fayetteville for the past five years, but the Gods had other ideas — until now! We are very excited to be hosting Larry this fall. Larry was the longtime editor and writer of the best selling GI Joe comic book, co-created Bucky O’Hare (with Michael Golden) and has also written and/or drawn many other titles, including Wolverine. And did you know that Larry is an actor too, including on the legendary MASH TV series?

We guess we could call this year’s FCC The Year of the Legends, as there is no other word to call Allen Milgrom. As a penciller, writer, inker, or editor, Allen worked on titles including  Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man ,  West Coast Avengers ,  X-Factor  and  Marvel Fanfare.  And the next time you watch  Ant-Man  on Netflix, look for the Milgrom Hotel!

We guess we could call this year’s FCC The Year of the Legends, as there is no other word to call Allen Milgrom. As a penciller, writer, inker, or editor, Allen worked on titles including Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man, West Coast Avengers, X-Factor and Marvel Fanfare. And the next time you watch Ant-Man on Netflix, look for the Milgrom Hotel!

TROY LITTLE  is making his first ever Carolinas appearance at the Fayetteville Comic Con, and we are so happy he is making our con his first in the region! As the main artist on  Rick & Morty vs. Dungeons and Dragons,  Troy is one of the hottest artists in the comic book world today! He is also well known for his comic book adaptation of  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas  and has also drawn  Chiaroscuro  and  The Powerpuff Girls , Now that’s one eclectic artist!

TROY LITTLE is making his first ever Carolinas appearance at the Fayetteville Comic Con, and we are so happy he is making our con his first in the region! As the main artist on Rick & Morty vs. Dungeons and Dragons, Troy is one of the hottest artists in the comic book world today! He is also well known for his comic book adaptation of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and has also drawn Chiaroscuro and The Powerpuff Girls, Now that’s one eclectic artist!

Paris Cullins — A prominent comic book artist best known for his work on  Blue Devil  and  Blue Beetle , Paris will be unveiling his new project — NEW DEVIL, at this year’s con. Cool!

Paris Cullins — A prominent comic book artist best known for his work on Blue Devil and Blue Beetle, Paris will be unveiling his new project — NEW DEVIL, at this year’s con. Cool!

GARY COHN  — Gary is a prominent comic book writer who has co-created TWO important characters in the DC universe —  Amethyst , and the  Blue Devil . Be sure to get your comics signed by Gary and Paris Cullins, the other creator of  Blue Devil !

GARY COHN — Gary is a prominent comic book writer who has co-created TWO important characters in the DC universe — Amethyst, and the Blue Devil. Be sure to get your comics signed by Gary and Paris Cullins, the other creator of Blue Devil!

Brian Shearer -- Talented artist who has worked on two of our favorite titles --  GI Joe  and the  Transformers . That alone makes him a valued FCC guest.

Brian Shearer -- Talented artist who has worked on two of our favorite titles -- GI Joe and the Transformers. That alone makes him a valued FCC guest.

Louis Small Jr. -- Vampirella artist. Now We're Talking!

Louis Small Jr. -- Vampirella artist. Now We're Talking!

Dan Johnson -- writer, editor, Back Issue contributor, comic book historian and writer of the Dennis the Menace comic strip, What a guy!

Dan Johnson -- writer, editor, Back Issue contributor, comic book historian and writer of the Dennis the Menace comic strip, What a guy!

Rodney Bennett -- artist on Legend of the Black Starr and many other indie books, Rodney is a fan favorite for commissioned work.

Rodney Bennett -- artist on Legend of the Black Starr and many other indie books, Rodney is a fan favorite for commissioned work.

Budd Root -- Budd does some of the best "Good Girl" art in the Carolinas, and is well known for the self published  Cave Woman  series.

Budd Root -- Budd does some of the best "Good Girl" art in the Carolinas, and is well known for the self published Cave Woman series.

WALKING DEAD REUNION

W.F. Bell is a life-long horror enthusiast that is making it in the film/tv world. He started out with a credited role in Rob Zombie’s  31 , and has had a recurring role as one of Negan’s core group of Saviors in  The Walking Dead . Add  Vampire Diaries  and  Sleepy Hollow  to the mix and you’ve got a actor you just have to meet!

W.F. Bell is a life-long horror enthusiast that is making it in the film/tv world. He started out with a credited role in Rob Zombie’s 31, and has had a recurring role as one of Negan’s core group of Saviors in The Walking Dead. Add Vampire Diaries and Sleepy Hollow to the mix and you’ve got a actor you just have to meet!

Gregory French -- An actor and stuntman who has played more than 30 walkers since season 3 and will be seen as a Whisperer (Shhhhhh....) in Season 9 of The Walking Dead. Gregory is also one of only two actors to have played the Gas Mask Zombie!

Gregory French -- An actor and stuntman who has played more than 30 walkers since season 3 and will be seen as a Whisperer (Shhhhhh....) in Season 9 of The Walking Dead. Gregory is also one of only two actors to have played the Gas Mask Zombie!

COSPLAY

Naw, Rick Grimes is NOT coming to the FCC, but we have the next best thing as celebrity cosplayer Michael Wilson will be on hand. His Rick Grimes cosplay from  The Walking Dead  is as good as it gets, and we are excited to have Mick at the FCC this year, his first appearance at our con!

Naw, Rick Grimes is NOT coming to the FCC, but we have the next best thing as celebrity cosplayer Michael Wilson will be on hand. His Rick Grimes cosplay from The Walking Dead is as good as it gets, and we are excited to have Mick at the FCC this year, his first appearance at our con!

Rocky Melvin -- Rocky has won major awards at pretty much every major convention in North Carolina, including Super Con, Heroes Con and The Fayetteville Comic Con. He'll be happy to share his cosplay building techniques as his new Transformers cosplays are simply, well, shall we say Transforming?

Rocky Melvin -- Rocky has won major awards at pretty much every major convention in North Carolina, including Super Con, Heroes Con and The Fayetteville Comic Con. He'll be happy to share his cosplay building techniques as his new Transformers cosplays are simply, well, shall we say Transforming?

AUTHOR ALLEY

 

Chris Kennedy  — Prolific Science Fiction author, including many military SF titles. Also a publisher, so talk to this man if you want to get a book published!

Chris Kennedy — Prolific Science Fiction author, including many military SF titles. Also a publisher, so talk to this man if you want to get a book published!

Alex Rath  — Another top SF author, Alex will be leading at least one panel on science fiction at the con.

Alex Rath — Another top SF author, Alex will be leading at least one panel on science fiction at the con.

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