Armand Villavert Jr.

Armand Villavert Jr.

Armand Villavert is an American manga artist and graphic novel illustrator. He was done works for Tokyopop, Boom studios' Muppet Robin Hood, and is currently working on a long running series called Gladstone's School for World Conquerors. He has also done illustrations for Nintendo Game boy and Warner bros. animation. Armand lives in Phoenix and spends most of the day trying to top his all time record of how many hard boiled eggs he can fit in his mouth.

Alfred Trujillo

Alfred Trujillo

Alfred Trujillo is a Mexican-American comic book artist and writer. Alfred has worked for Zenescope Entertainment, Big Dog Ink, Chameleon, Moonstone and many more. Alfred co-owns 183 Degree Studio, co-creates the independent book Project: Shadows and has illustrated covers for various independent titles. He travels the country to exhibit at comic book conventions promoting art and teaching drawing skills at panels. Alfred has also appeared on multiple interviews and segments on local and national TV that deal with comic book making.

Alfred is a proud father of two and also an activist and strong supporter of equal parenting rights.

Cara Nicole

Cara Nicole

Cara Nicole AZ Powergirl is world-wide cosplay sensation. Cara has pushed the limits of cosplay as an artform by creating books, appearing on national television, radio and being the model for Magic: The Gathering’s Emmara Tandris card. Cara has worked for Marvel and Big City Comics at San Diego Comicon.  With all her success, Cara has not lost sight of how she started he career in comics and she still participates in as many local charity events as possible. Cara teaches panels on The Business of Cosplay and Cosplay Safety as well as many others.

AZ Powergirl is also a comic book writer, editor and colorist as well as co-owner of 183 Degree Studio

Nylon Pink

Nylon Pink

Nylon Pink is an edgy pop-rock band formed in Hollywood California. United by a mutual love for Guns N Roses, fashion, and all things pink, the electro rock embody the Hollywood lifestyle, blended with a dose of anime and rock and roll. They have been called one of Los Angeles's sexiest, glitziest bands, picked as 2011 Artist on the Verge by ReverbNation and The New Music Seminar and were just nominated for Pop Artist of the Year by the LA Music Awards.The girls have just released their new EP, with songs already featured on MTV's The Jersey Shore, The Hills, The City, The Real World and The Bad Girl's Club.

Candy Bomber

Candy Bomber

Candy Bomber" is a J-rock inspired band/project formed by five musicians of various musical backgrounds with a burning passion of music and providing endless entertainment to the people. Like the idea of AKB48 joining forces with Visual-Kei then leaping through an adventurous journey with Polysics and The Clash at Demonhead, Candy Bomber takes the standard "Rock Band" and fuses it together with styles and instruments from different genres of music - the Uke, Sax, and at times the Kazoo. The audience is sure to hear their familiar favourite tunes from Anime and J-Rock, combined with a mixture of Jazz, Pop, and METAL, along with Original works that capture a unique sound that is very much their own.

Ellyn Stern

Ellyn Stern

A classically trained actress, whose career spans from film, to television, to stage. Ellyn is also widely known for her voice work and the wide range of characters she has played. She has done hundreds of characters. She started in anime with the original "Robotech" series- in which she played numerous characters. 

Richard Epcar

Richard Epcar

RICHARD EPCAR is one of the hardest working actor/directors in show business, having voiced over 300 characters in Games, Animation and Anime. Best known as the voice of BATOU in Ghost in the Shell, The JOKER in several Batman games including INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US and ANSEM in KINGDOM HEARTS. Starting out in ROBOTECH, you’ve heard him in LEGEND OF KORRA, LUPIN THE THIRD, MONSTER, NARUTO, BOBOBO-BOBOBO, TRANSFORMERS, BLEACH, KENSHIN, GTO, GUNDAM, MACROSS, CYBER SOLIDER 009, LUCKY STAR, DIGIMON, X-MEN, GUNDAM UNICORN, BABYLON 5, and POWER RANGERS to name a few.

God Save the Queen Fashions

God Save the Queen Fashions

Catherine Jones is an award winning seamstress and the owner of GSTQ Fashions. She studied theatrical costuming at Emory University, and has a professional background in a variety of disciplines including but not limited to drag costuming, bridal wear, and car upholstery. 

Cherami Leigh

Cherami Leigh

Cherami Leigh is an on camera and voice actor from Dallas. She has been in over 75 commercials, and was a live national on air DJ for Radio Disney. She has appeared in many films and television shows, including the soon to be released “Beyond the Farthest Star” and in the hit webseries “Throwing Stones.” 

Bryce Papenbrook

Bryce Papenbrook

Bryce Papenbrook has been a professional voice over artist since the age of eight. He was introduced to the voice acting scene by his father, Bob Papenbrook, and has continued the trade in his footsteps.

Bryce has performed in numerous video games, cartoons, and television shows. Some recent roles include Kirito in Sword Art Online, Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Chooki & Lydendor in Tenkai Knights, Makoto Naegi in DanganRonpa : Trigger Happy Havoc, Henry in Fire Emblem Awakening, Issachar in Shin Megami Tensei IV, Asbel Lhant in Tales of Graces F, Zidane Tribal in Final Fantasy Dissidia 012, Masaomi Kida in Durarara!!, and Guan Ping in Dynasty Warriors. Past leading roles include Shugo in .hack//Sign Legend of the Twilight, Jack in MAR, Jack Russell in Radiata Stories, Hanabusa Aido in Vampire Knight, and Isami Fujiwara in Noein.