Guests

Russ Heath is a legendary artist whose work has appeared in Haunted Tank, Frontline Combat, and Captain America comics among many others. Heath's drawings of fighter jets in DC Comics' All-American Men of War #89 (Feb. 1962) were used by pop artist Roy Lichtenstein in his oil paintings "Blam" and "Bratatat!" Heath was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2009.

Chris Burnham is the #1 New York Times Bestselling Artist of Batman Incorporated, and co-creator of Officer Downe with Joe Casey, and Nameless with Grant Morrison.

Darick Robertson is the artist and co-creator of Transmetropolitan with Warren Ellis, The Boys with Garth Ennis, and Happy with Grant Morrison.

Nick Pitarra is an American comic book artist known for his numerous collaborations with writer Jonathan Hickman, which include The Red Wing and Manhattan Projects, both released through Image Comics. Pitarra is a member of Ten Ton Studios.

Ty Templeton is well known for his work on Batman Adventures, Stig's Inferno, Simpsons, and a host of others in a storied career as an artist, writer and inker.

Farel Dalrymple is an American artist and alternative comics creator. He is best known for his award-winning comics series Pop Gun War. His other works include The Wrenchies, It Will All Hurt, and Omega the Unknown for Marvel Comics.

Mike McKone is a British comic book artist who has done a broad array of work for DC Comics and Marvel Comics, including runs on Amazing Spider-Man, Detective Comics, Superman, and Avengers.

Brian Level is an artist known for his work on Batman, Deadpool, Secret Empire: Brave New World, Lazarus, and X-O Manowar, among others.

Mike Norton is best known for his work on Revival, Battlepug, Runaways, Gravity, and many more.

Matthew Southworth is a comic artist living in Seattle, WA. His most notable work is Stumptown, a modern noir series written by Greg Rucka and published by Oni Press. He has also worked on Spider-Man: The Grim Hunt (Marvel Comics) and illustrated a Killer Croc story for DC Comics. Southworth has also worked as an inker on several projects, including Ares for Marvel Comics and Infinity, Inc. for DC Comics.

Jerry "The King" Lawler  is an American professional wrestler, wrestling commentator, musician, businessman, commercial artist, and film actor. He is currently signed to WWE, working as a commentator and occasional wrestler. He also wrestles and occasionally commentates for the Memphis Wrestling promotion. Lawler is a former world champion, and has held 168 championships throughout his career.

Ryan Browne is best known for his work on Curse Words with Charles Soule, and God Hates Astronauts, both published by Image Comics.

Kyle Starks is an American comic book artist and writer known for his work on Rock Candy Mountain, Sexcastle for Image Comics, Kill Them All and Rick & Morty for Oni. His work has appeared in Squirrel Girl and he has run several successful Kickstarter projects.

Chad Bowers has written Deadpool: Bad Blood GN with artist Rob Liefeld, X-Men '92, Ash vs Army Of Darkness, Youngblood, Guardians Of The Galaxy MU, Swordquest, and more.

Chris Sims has written loads of comics, many with his pal Chad Bowers (also an MCX! guest). Chris has worked on Deadpool: Bad Blood, X-Men '92, Swordquest, Down Set Fight, and others. He also does a podcast called War Rocket Ajax with MCX! guest Matt Wilson.

Chris Schweizer is the writer and artist on Creeps and Crogan Adventures, as well as the colorist on Rock Candy Mountain from Image Comics.

Chad Thomas is a comic book artist known for his work on TMNT: Amazing Adventures and Mega Man, and for providing covers for Adventure Time and My Little Pony among others.

Andy Hirsch is an American comic book artist known for his work on Regular Show, Adventure Time, Garfield, and Baker Street Peculiars for Boom Comics and Varmints for First Second.

Benito Cereno is a comic book writer known for his work on Hector Plasm, Robert Kirkman's Invincible spinoffs, The Tick, and Tales from the Bully Pulpit.

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Dietrich Smith is a respected animator and comic book artist whose work has been on display through various companies like Marvel, DC, Sony, MGM, and more. His recent work is on the award winning series Shaft from Dynamite Comics. In his spare time he protects the world from time traveling bandits.

Rick Burchett is best known for his work on Batman Adventures and Superman Adventures but he has done lots of comic work over the years as an inker, penciller, colorist, writer, and artist.

Matt Horak is the penciller for the current Punisher series with Becky Cloonan for Marvel Comics, and he has worked on Covenant with Rob Liefeld for Image Comics, as well as work on Amazing Forest and Paybacks.

Weston Notestine is a Memphis, TN native who you might find drawing spooky stuff, drawing regular stuff, listening to devil music, watching spooky films, or unloading the dishwasher.

Chris Haley is an award winning cartoonist and co-creator of the webcomic Let's Be Friends Again. His artwork has appeared in comics published by Boom! Studios, IDW, and Monkeybrain Press, and he writes a number of recurring features at ComicsAlliance.com.

Dean Zachary has illustrated various titles including Batman, Superboy, Green Lantern, The Night Man, Hawk & Dove, Sliders, Jonny Quest, and Phoenix. Dean is currently developing a creator owned property.

Martheus Wade has done work for Image Comics, Shooting Star Comics, Approbation Comics, IDW, and Action Lab among others. His creator-owned graphic novels Jetta: Tales of the Toshigawa and Turra: Gun Angel have been licensed for motion pictures, and his newest comic book, Shinobi: Ninja Princess, has been picked up by Action Lab Entertainment.

Janet Wade had a chance meeting one summer when a college writing class hooked her up with a young man who had aspirations of creating his own comic book. Something called Jetta. She married the guy and became his inker and co-writer. And eventually they had a kid and named him Anakin, because they were not only artists, but Star Wars geeks as well.

Lin Workman is the creator of the webcomic/geek travel blog Have Geek Will Travel, the webcomic Scared Silly, and is co-creator of the self-published comic book series Bushi Tales, with Pencil Neck Studios partner Dave Beaty. He has contributed his talents to numerous comics, novels, and card sets. Lin has done several one-man art shows around the Memphis area, and is a member of the Mid-South Cartoonists Association and DeSoto Artists Council.

Jim Hall is a veteran penciller who has been in the comic field long enough to accrue credits on such titles such as Star Wars: Purge, Silver Surfer, Avengers, and Jonny Quest, among others.

Kelly Williams has worked for a variety of publishers including Dark Horse, Alterna Comics, and Topshelf. Williams was the artist and co-creator of video game parody web comic Co-Op, and was the creator of Jungle Planet with Topsoilcomics.

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Anthony Max is the writer and artist behind The Golden Silence, a noir detective mystery set in the future of Memphis. When he isn't creating comics, he can be found illustrating skin at No Regrets Tattoo Emporium. He posts a steady stream of work on Instagram and Facebook.

Josh Lindsey is the creator of the webcomic series Postmodern. He spends most of his time doing weird freelance concept art and making pseudo-political comics.

Alejandro Morales is an independent author born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He has written several books, including erotic dramas (the Cougar trilogy) and suspenseful thrillers (The Release and The Release Part II). Alejandro is currently working on several projects and speaking to several production companies regarding his books. Check him out online and follow him on Twitter.

Skoot Starnes was born and raised in Memphis. Skoot grew up reading comics and watching the X-Men and Spider-Man cartoons on Saturday mornings with his brothers and sisters. Since he was little, he has wanted to draw comics professionally, and now it's time to finally make that dream a reality.

Christian Goins has been a tattoo artist and painter in the Memphis area for 15 years. Besides living canvases, he also does commissioned paintings for clients across the country. He credits comic book art as an early influence for his life-long passion for all things art.

Cristian Anzures is an illustrator, cartoonist, and the creator of the comic Inprysa. He occasionally plays D&D and invents trinkets. Stop by as he brings a robot to sell his comics, magnets, prints, and more.

Gavin Guidry is a comic artist based in Southeast Louisiana, and a former Memphis College of Art student, currently working as a Background Assistant for Robert Wilson IV on Heartthrob with Oni Press. He has past credits including art on The Night Driver with writer Ken Lowery, as well as an historical non-fiction OGN, along with Kody Chamberlain, for their home state of Louisiana.

Eric Nyamor is a freelance illustrator from Nashville, Tennessee. Eric loves to create illustrations that are nostalgic and funny. His mashups consist of the characters from the 80s and 90s that inspired him to become an illustrator. Eric has also illustrated for various children's books, including Little Chris and His Big Imagination, Daddy's Twins series, and In My Mother's Hands. Eric is currently working on a comic project with Made Collaborative.