Happenings: Fan Expo Canada’s Comic Book Guests Announced

DC_The_New_Frontier_800x600-727443Early this morning, HobbyStar released the guest list for their 2009 Comic Book Expo – one of the several shows within a show that comprise the massive FAN EXPO CANADA event on August 28-30, 2009.

As Canada’s biggest comic event with over 50,000 fans estimated to attend in 2009, the Comic Book Expo features a number of prominent Canadian creators – including featured guests DARWYN COOKE, STUART IMMONEN, KATHRYN IMMONEN, DALE EAGLESHAM, resident STEVE MCNIVEN, DAVID FINCH, YANICK PAQUETTE, FRANCIS MANAPUL and a Special Appearance by legendary Playboy cartoonist DOUG SNEYD.

The remainder of the guest list is a veritable “Hinterland Who’s Who” of Canada’s comic greats – including JEFF LEMIRE, DAVE ROSS, TY TEMPLETON, LEONARD KIRK, PAUL RIVOCHE, UDON, WES CRAIG, J. TORRES, MARCIA TAKARA, JASON ARMSTRONG, ALINA URUSOV, VALENTINE DE LANDRO, WILLOW DAWSON, ALVIN LEE, MARCUS TO, KEN STEACY and dozens more Canadian comic book creators, with many more to be added over the course of the summer as schedules are checked and appearances are confirmed. As the Canadian Comic Book Guest Liaison I will be making sure that Canada’s best and brightest are well-looked after.

Of course, there are also some American and international comic guests coming this year including: JOE QUESADA, MIKE DEODATO JR.,ETHAN VAN SCIVER, IVAN REIS, TERRY DODSON, OLIVIER COIPEL, MATT FRACTION, MARKO DJURDJEVIC, LEN WEIN, BILL SIENKIEWICZ, ALEX MALEEV and C.B. CEBULSKI.

To view the list of creators and studios will be appearing at the 2009 Comic Book Expo – CLICK HERE AND TAKE A LOOK!