Nick Tarabay

Nick Tarabay is best known for portraying Ashur on the Starz TV series Spartacus, and for his recurring role as Digger Harkness/Captain Boomerang on the CW hit series Arrow. Tarabay made his television debut as an extra in an episode of Sex and the City (2000). He landed another minor role in the The Sopranos…

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Dave Butler

D.J. Butler (Dave) is an international corporate lawyer by training, and by day he now teaches business acumen to employees of large corporations.  He loves languages, fools around with the guitar, and plays lots of board games. By vocation, he writes speculative fiction (fantasy, science fiction, space opera, steampunk, cyberpunk, superhero, alternate history, dystopian fiction, horror and related…

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Quincy J. Allen

Pensacon is pleased to welcome author Quincy J. Allen! Quincy J. Allen, a cross-genre author, has been published in multiple anthologies, magazines, and one omnibus. Chemical Burn, a finalist in the RMFW Colorado Gold Contest, is his first full novel. He made his first pro-sale in 2014 with the story “Jimmy Krinklepot and the White…

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Tara Ochs

Pensacola is pleased to welcome from Adult Swim’s “Too Many Cooks” and the Academy Award nominated film Selma, actress Tara Ochs! Tara Ochs is an actress, comedy improviser and voice-over artist based out of Atlanta, GA. Her proximity to Williams St and her live comedy improv shows at Dad’s Garage in Atlanta got her the…

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David Boop

David Boop is a best-selling Denver-based speculative fiction author. In addition to his novels, short stories and children’s books, he’s also an award-winning essayist and screenwriter. His novel, the sci-fi/noir She Murdered Me with Science, debuted in 2008. Since then, David has had over fifty short stories published and two-short films produced. He specializes in…

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Dan Wells

New York Times bestselling author Dan Wells writes a little bit of everything, but is best known for his thriller series I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, and his post-apocalyptic teen series PARTIALS. His other novels include THE HOLLOW CITY, about schizophrenia, and A NIGHT OF BLACKER DARKNESS, which will debut as a stage production…

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Josh Vogt

A full-time freelance writer, Josh Vogt has been published in dozens of genre markets with work ranging from flash fiction to short stories to doorstopper novels that cover fantasy, science fiction, horror, humor, pulp, and more. He also writes for a wide variety of RPG developers such Paizo, Modiphius, and Privateer Press. His debut fantasy…

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Mitch Byrd

Pensacon is pleased to welcome the veteran artist behind this year’s Pensacon logo, Mitch Byrd! Mitch Byrd is an illustrator that has worked for numerous companies such as Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and Image. His work has encompassed many popular titles like Green Lantern, Lady Death, Generation X, Shi, and Starman. He was also called…

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Jason Craig

Jason Craig has been drawing since he could hold a pencil, and with a late start in comics, self published his first comic EVIL Waise in his early 20s with his friends Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Jonboy Meyers (Spawn), and Marvel colorist Val Staples all contributing there own personal works as well. From there…

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Juliet London

Juliet Reeves London began performing at a very early age with her family in a traveling Circus. She studied Acting at Art Sake Studio in Winter Park Florida, The Dee Wallace Stone Studio in Los Angeles and The Working Actors Studio in Tampa Florida. She has been acting in film for only a few short…

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Steven Butler

Penacon is pleased to welcome veteran comic book artist, Steven Butler! Steven Butler is a veteran comic book artist who began his career in 1989 and has worked primarily as a penciler in the field for numerous comic book companies such as Marvel, DC, Valiant, Malibu, First, and Archie Comics. His first published work was…

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Peter J. Wacks

Peter J. Wacks is a #1 bestselling cross-genre writer and the Managing Editor of Kevin J. Anderson’s WordFire Press. He has worked across the creative fields in gaming, television, film, comics, and most recently, when not busy editing, he spends his time writing novels. Peter, in his editorial capacity, has worked on stories by Tracy…

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Don Fargo

Don Fargo is one of the overlooked stars of the classic era of pro wrestling.  He was a headliner in almost every territory in which he appeared — New York, Amarillo, Dallas, Tennessee, Buffalo, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Louisiana, just to name a few. As famous as he was for his ability to draw crowds to the…

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Thomas Florimonte

Pensacon is pleased to welcome artist and co-founder of Ka-Blam Digital Printing, Thomas Florimonte! Thomas Florimonte broke into the comic biz way back in the early ’90’s. In that 20+ years, he’s racked long list of comic creator credits (inking, coloring…) and has worked for just about every major publisher out there: Marvel, Malibu, Chaos!……

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K. Michael Russell

Pensacola is pleased to welcome artist and pro colorist, K Michael Russell! Russell has been drawing his entire life and has been working as a professional comic book color artist since 2011. He colored titles such as Hack/Slash for Image Comics and Judge Dredd for IDW/2000AD. Other credits include In the Dark: A Horror Anthology…

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Barry Gregory

Barry Gregory is the writer, colorist, editor, and publisher of the hit independent comic John Aman Amazing Man. For the past twenty years he has worked every slot of the comic book assembly line – writer, penciler, inker, letterer, colorist – for publishers large and small. He’s written plays, scripts, and stories, and once spent…

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Garrett Wang

Born in Riverside, California to Chinese immigrant parents, Garrett Wang (pronounced Wong) spent his formative years on the move, living in Indiana, Bermuda and Tennessee. He moved to Los Angeles to attend UCLA where he majored in East Asian Studies and minored in theater. He was especially proud of his portrayal of Michio Tanaka in…

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Jerrad Vunovich

Jerrad Dusan Vunovich is an American Actopr who has appeared in blockbusters such as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (as District 3 Man), The Starving Games (a spoof of The Hunger Games, as Bob, the Tribute for District 11), the Jackie Robinson biopic 42 (starring Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman), and the 2015 reboot of…

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Georgina Leonidas

Georgina Leonidas is an English actress well known for playing Molly in The Basil Brush Show and Katie Bell in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Georgina was born in London, the youngest of four siblings to a Greek Cypriot father and a British mother with both English…

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Steve Scott

Pensacon is pleased to welcome from Batman, Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book, Judge Dredd, and more, artist Steve Scott! Steve Scott has illustrated such titles as; Batman, X-Men Forever, JLA, Batman Confidential, Marvel Adventures, Hulk, and many more. Over his eighteen-year career, the publishers have included, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image, Dark Horse, London Knight…

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Kristen Renton

Born in Denver, Colorado and raised in Florida, Kristen was considered a tomboy growing, spending most of her time playing outdoor sports. Her family was excited when she decided to follow in her older sister’s footsteps to do modeling as an extracurricular activity. A week short of her 16th birthday, Kristen attended a “cattle call”…

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