August 6, 2012
Florida Supercon is proud to welcome the Legendary Dave Gibbons as a Guest of Honor! Writer / Artist Dave Gibbons has been a driving force in the comic industry for over 35 years in both the United States and Britain, and is well known for his work on Watchmen, The Martha Washington series, Superman, Doctor Who, The Originals, 2000 AD, Green Lantern and Judge Dredd.
August 5, 2012
Another five guests have been announced for Florida Supercon 2013! FSC is proud to welcome Clay Mann, Pat Martin, Lisa Corrao, Ariel Olivetti and Brad Walker back for Florida Supercon 2013.
Clay Mann is one of Marvel's top artists and is the current artist on Gambut. He has recently been the artist of X-Men: Legacy and Magneto: Not A Hero. His other art credits include: Dark Reign: Elektra, Daredevil, Ultimate X-Men, Thor: Man of War, Heroes For Hire, Marvel Knights 4, Four, The Immortal Iron Fist, Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four, Marvel Adventures: Two In One, X-Men Unlimited, The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (2008) and more!
Writer and Filmmaker, Pat Martin is the co-creator of the independent comic book series Students of the Unusual, one of the co-founders of 3 Boys Productions, Director of Milk Maids, and part of the production crew for Adventure Chefs. He is also one half of the What Are Pat and Billy Drinking? blog. CLICK HERE to visit Pat and Billy on Facebook. CLICK HERE to visit Students of the Unusual on Facebook.
Stand Up Comedian and Actress. Cute, funny, JERK. Ever since kindergarten, Lisa Corrao has wanted to make fun of stuff professionally. Now, all grown up and having left her lucrative career as a public school teacher, Lisa travels the country doing stand-up, fighting the stupidity of the world with laughter under the cover of night like a lame superhero. Recently, Lisa has performed in Comedy Central's South Beach Comedy Festival and Boston's Women in Comedy Festival. She is the founder of The Revenge of the Nerds Comedy Show and hosts her own comedy radio talk show The Jerk Show. She also writes, acts, does voiceover, produces shows, and is the spokesperson in several commercials. . . plus she enjoys long walks on the beach, but to be fair, who doesn't.
Ariel Olivetti is currently the artist of G.I. Combat for DC Comics. Ariel is an Argentine comic book artist, painter and penciller whose credits include Iron Man 2.0, Namor, Cable, Green Lantern, Punisher War Journal, The Incredible Hulk, Daredevil, X-Man and Space Ghost.
Brad Walker's art can currently be seen in Action Comics and recently on Heroes For Hire and Marvel's cosmic titles The Thanos Imperitive and Guardians of the Galaxy. His other art credits include: Actions Comics, Age of Heroes, The Avengers, Batman: War Drums, Batman: Legends of the Dark Night, Batman Allies: Secret Files and Origins, Birds of Prey, Catwoman, Detective Comics, Supergirl, Secret Six, Tangent: Superman's Reign, Manhunter, Nightwing and Richard Dragon.
August 4, 2012
The first dozen guests have been announced for Florida Supercon 2013! FSC is proud to welcome Tony Bedard, Allen Bellman, Dennis Calero, Adelso Corona, Terry Cronin, Shawn Crystal, Jose Delbo, Derec Donovan, Greg Horn, James Hudnall, Rob Hunter and Aya Knight back for Florida Supercon 2013.
Tony Bedard is the writer for the new DC 52 titles Blue Beetle and Green Lantern: New Guardians! Tony's immense credits as a writer include: Green Lantern Corps, DC Universe Online, DC Universe Online: Legends, Blackest Night: Black Lantern Corps, Brightest Day, Adventure Comics, Batman Confidential, Birds of Prey, Black Canary, Blackest Night: JSA, Blackest Night: Rise of the Black Lanterns, Catwoman, Countdown, Crossgen Chronicles, DC Infinite Halloween Special, Exiles, Gotham City Sirens, JSA: Classified, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Magnus Robot Fighter, Mystic, Negation, Oracle: The Cure, Outsiders, R.E.B.E.L.S., Rogue, Supergirl, Spider-Man: Breakout, Starman/Congorilla, Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Uncanny X-Men, Wonder Girl, X-Men, X-Men Unlimited and X-Men: Age of Apocalypse.
Golden Age Legend Allen Bellman started working for Timely (Marvel) Comics in 1942 and was a mainstay during the Golden Age of comics until 1954. He started his career doing backgrounds for Captain America before joining the Timely staff as a full time artist. His body of work includes art for Captain America, The Patriot, The Destroyer, The Human Torch, Jap Buster Johnson, Jet Dixon of the Space Squadron, All Winners Comics, Marvel Mystery Comics, Sub Mariner Comics, Young Allies, Vampire Brats, Suspense and so much more. He created the back-up crime feature Let's Play Detective and also contributed to pre-Code horror, crime, war and western tales for Atlas. In the 50's Allen also did work for Lev Gleason.
Dennis Calero is an award winning and internationally recognized artist best known for his work on X-Men: Noir, X-Factor, The Devil Inside, Legion of Superheroes and The Dark Tower series of comics. His other work includes Doctor Solar: Man of the Atom, Farscape, 28 Days Later: The Aftermath, Cowboys and Aliens, Dark Tower, Fallen Angel, Hawkgirl, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Supergirl and the Legion of Superheroes, Magic The Gathering, Countdown to Final Crisis, Wolverine: First Class and JSA Classified. During his tenure on X-Factor the title was nominated for the Harvey Award for Best New Series (2006).
Adelso Corona is an inker currently working on several DC NEW 52 comics. His list of credits includes: Hawk & Dove, Deathstroke, Deadpool Corps, The Infinite, Youngblood, Farscape, Avengelyne vs. Koni Waves and The Phantom.
Writer and Filmmaker, Terry Cronin is the writer of The Skinvestigator series of novels (The Skinvestigator: Tramp Stamp, The Skinvestigator: Rash Guard and The Skinvestigator: Sun Burn), co-creator of comic book series Students of the Unusual, creator of Adventure Chefs and one of the co-founders of 3 Boys Productions. In addition, Terry is also one of the writers of Indie Comics Magazine.
Shawn Crystal is best known for his artwork on Deadpool, with credits for the character including: Deadpool, Deadpool MAX, Deadpool MAX II, Deadpool Max X-Mas Special, Deadpool: Games of Death, Deadpool Team Up, Deadpool Corps: Rank and Foul and Wolverine/Deadpool: The Decoy. In addition, Shawn's credits include: Birds of Prey: Secret Files, Resident Evil: Fire and Ice, Negative Burn, Chuck Even More Fund Comics, Hawaiian Dick, Heavy Metal, Image Holiday Special and Negative Burn.
Argentinian born artist Jose Delbo has a career that has spanned 50 years, starting in the Silver Age of the early 1960's until today. Comic fans will best know Delbo as the main artist on Wonder Woman from 1976 to 1981 and The Transformers (Marvel Comics) from issue 36-67 (1987-1990).
Derec Donovan has been a professional comic book artist for 20 years, with credits that include: Superman, X-Men: To Serve and Protect, Amazing Spider-Man, Action Comics, Green Lantern, Thunderbolts: From the Vault, Jubilee, Batman: Gates of Gotham, Rogue, Supergirl, Connor Hawke, Ms. Marvel, Outsiders, R.E.B.E.L.S., Robin, Youngblood, Adventures of the X-Men, Avengers: United They Stand, Bug, Captain Marvel, Legion 94', Spider-Man Family, Spider-Man / Doctor Octopus: Out of Reach, Showcase 96', Marvel Comics: Thor, Superman: Ending Battle, Quicksilver, Venom, Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z, Big Hero 6, The Heretic, Nick Fury's Howling Commandos, The Avengers, Tracker, Static Shock, Milestone Forever, Marvel Adventures Super Heroes & Wonder Woman
Greg Horn is well known for his work as a cover artist for Marvel, Zenescope and DC comics, Greg is well known for detailed and realistic painted characters, paintings of beautiful female characters, and expressive lighting effects. In addition to comic book covers, his art has been featured in posters for Basketball at the 2004 Summer Olympics, video game magazines such as Official Xbox Magazine and InQuest Gamer, and several covers and illustrations for the comic book news magazine Wizard. His art Credits include: Blackest Night, Green Lantern Corps, She-Hulk, Ms. Marvel, Elektra, Secret Invasion, Anita Blake, Black Widow, Blackest Night: Wonder Woman, Dan Dare, Deadline, Emma Frost, Espers, Mystique, Witchblade, Green Arrow, JLA: Rise of Arsenel, Green Lantern, Alice in Wonderland, Marville, Daredevil, Iron Man, G.I. Joe and more!
James D. Hudnall is a professional writer and is the creator of several titles, including: Harsh Realm (which was made into a TV series), Espers, Interface, Streets, The Psycho, Sinking, The Age of Heroes, Chiller, Two to the Chest, Sinking, Shut Up and Die, as well as his latest creation, Aftermath, a graphic novel published by Humanoids. He was one of the founders of the Ultraverse line for Malibu Comics, launching Hardcase and The Solution, plus working on many of the other titles in the line (Sludge, Freex, Break-Thru and The Strangers).
Rob Hunter has over ten years experience working in the industry and is the current inker on Red Lanterns, part of the New DC 52!
Aya Knight is the bestselling author of The Chronicles of Kale: A Dragon’s Awakening and the new sequel The Chronicles of Kale: Dawn of Retribution. At a young age she developed a strong passion for fantasy and a love of writing. Through movies, books and computer games she would escape into an alternate reality filled with adventure, magic and epic quests. As Aya entered adulthood, she expressed her enjoyment of writing through becoming a freelance journalist. She wrote about a broad variety of topics that gave her a brighter insight of the world. Eventually she left journalism behind to focus on her career as a novelist.
ICW's Summer Brawl wrestling event is this Saturday, August 18th at the Polish American Club. Team FSC will be there in force... come hang out with us and watch some AWESOME wrestling matches. Check out https://www.facebook.com/events/210874745708700/ for all the info!
The Polish American Club is located at 1250 NW 22nd Ave, Miami FL. It's just minutes away from the MACC where we host Florida Supercon each year!
Doors open at 6:30pm and bell time is7:30pm, featuring: ICW Champion Dash Maverick vs. Stevie Richards, FOW Champion Tommy Vandal vs. Aron Agony, ICW Pure X Champion Joker vs. Beastly Brody and much more! www.icwmiami.com
If you enjoyed the show and want to see and hear more from the guests that were there, please watch the podcasts that we were broadcasting live from the convention on the second floor. Most of the major guests came and visited. Here's the first part from day one. The rest are all available on the YOUTUBE CHANNEL.
June 23, 2012