Official Press Release
The Guest List for our 8th Annual Comics Fest continues to grow! We’re proud to announce the follow creators will be in attendance:
Rick Remender – the writer/creator of comics including Fear Agent, Last Days of American Crime, and many others. Remender is also the writer of X-Force, Punisher and Doctor Voodoo. In addition, he has served as a writer on the hit game Dead Space and is currently lead writer onBulletstorm. Previous projects include animation on films such as The Iron Giant, Anastasia,Titan A.E., and Rocky & Bullwinkle.
Ethan Nicolle – best known as the co-creator and artist of the popular webcomic Axe Cop, now a mini-series at Dark Horse Comics. An Oregon native living in Los Angeles, Nicolle is also the creator of the Eisner nominated Chumble Spuzz from Slave Labor Graphics, and is currently working on a pilot for Cartoon Network.
Phil and Kaja Foglio – founders of Studio Foglio, the pair are best known for their long running webcomic Girl Genius, and as the prestigious winners of the 2009 and 2010 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story.
Jeffrey Brown – creator of the autobiographical collections Funny Misshapen Body, Little Things and Undeleted Scenes. His latest, The Incredible Change-Bots Two, will be released in March 2011. Additional projects of Brown’s include directing a music video for Death Cab for Cutie and the observational books Cat Getting Out of a Bag and Cats Are Weird. His work will be featured in the January 2011 exhibition at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art. (Exhibiting with Top Shelf.)
About Stumptown Comics Fest:
The Stumptown Comics Fest is the largest creator-focused comics convention in the Pacific Northwest. The event will be held on April 16-17, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center. Check stumptowncomics.com for further information, and follow us on Twitter at @StumptownComics and on Facebook for the latest news and announcements about the schedule, exhibitor lists, and much more.