2021 Special Guest / Celebrity / Voice Actors
All guest are subjected to change and their own signing prices.
Samuel Gerald Jones (born August 12, 1954), known professionally as Sam J. Jones, is an American actor. He has arguably become best known for having played the title characters in the 1980 film Flash Gordon and in the short-lived TV series The Highwayman (1987–1988).
Sam will be at Savannah Mega comic con Saturday and Sunday as well as a special meet and greet at the After con on Saturday night! get your tickets now!!! Death to Ming!!!
Appearing: Sat, Sun
best known for his roles as Kyle Reese the man sent back through time to stop Arnold Schwarzenegger in James Cameron's The Terminator (1984)Aliens (1986) and The Abyss (1989), the latter a standout performance as unstable Navy SEAL officer Lt. Hiram Coffey. In the 1990s he starred in films like Navy Seals (1990), K2 (1991) and was particularly memorable as Johnny Ringo in Tombstone (1993)(2020) He also appeared as Lang in Star wars the Mandalorian Season 2, with Episode 5
Appearing: Sat, Sun
Kevin Scott Nash (born July 9, 1959) is an American actor and retired professional wrestler, signed to WWE under a legends contract. He is also known for his tenures with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where he performed under his real name.
In 1994 while in the WWF, Nash (then known as Diesel) won the WWF World, Intercontinental and Tag Team Championships (the WWF Triple Crown) and at that year's Slammy Awards won the MVP (now Superstar of the Year) and Best Tag Team (now Tag Team of the Year, with Shawn Michaels) awards. Between WWF, WCW, and TNA, Nash has won a total of 21 championships, including being a six-time world champion (five-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion and one-time WWF Champion) and a 12-time world tag team champion between the three promotions. Nash's 358-day WWF Championship reign is the longest of the 1990s. During his time in WCW, Nash became the first wrestler to defeat Goldberg and in the process ended his undefeated streak of 173–0 at Starrcade in 1998.
Nash was a member of The Kliq, an influential backstage group that included Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Scott Hall, and X-Pac. He is also one of the three founding members of the New World Order (nWo), along with Hulk Hogan and Scott Hall. Nash was inducted individually into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015 and in 2020 as a member of the New World Order alongside Hogan, Hall, and X-Pac
Jennifer "Jenny" Cihi (born April 2, 1966) is an American singer and actress who performed on Broadway, television, commercial jingles and provided several songs for animated series and films. Cihi was the primary vocalist in Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon R
Also sang the original Hot Pockets jingle in the commercial
Sgt. Slaughter is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE in the ambassador program.
From the late 1970s to the early 1980s, Slaughter had success in the National Wrestling Alliance, American Wrestling Association, and the World Wrestling Federation. He won the WWF Championship and headlined WrestleMania VII in 1991. Slaughter also captured the NWA United States Heavyweight Championship twice. He is a WWE Hall of Famer, inducted as part of the class of 2004. As Sgt. Slaughter, Remus became known for his dark sunglasses, his campaign hat, and his Vietnam War-era military fatigues. In the 1980s, an alternate version of the Sgt. Slaughter character was incorporated into the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toy line as well as its animated series and comic books.
Martin Anthony Lunde (born September 20, 1958), better known by the ring name Arn Anderson, is an American road agent, author, and retired professional wrestler signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as a manager. Although he is widely regarded as one of the finest tag team wrestlers in history, he is also a 4-time NWA/WCW World Television Champion and has often referred to the championship as his "World Title". His career has been highlighted by his alliances with Ric Flair and various members of the wrestling stable The Four Horsemen in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). After his retirement Anderson worked as producer for WWE until 2019, when he joined AEW. On March 31, 2012, Anderson was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as a member of the Four Horsemen.
Rob Nolli is a 3 time Florida state champion as well as a X-Games bronze medalist. Over 25 years of BMX show experience riding for such companies as Disney, GT and Giant bicycles, BMX Pros, Hoffman bikes, ASA entertainment, Satelite Sports group and many others. 2014 starts the begging of BMX Trickstars. A rider owned company with the best equipment and experience in the industry.
Appearing: Sat, Sun
Steiner is perhaps best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and has also wrestled for Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP), World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/WWE), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA, later Impact Wrestling), and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He is a four-time world champion in wrestling, being a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, a one-time WWA World Heavyweight Champion, and a one-time WWC Universal Heavyweight Champion and a one-time WWA World Heavyweight Champion (Indianapolis version). He is the eighth WCW Triple Crown Champion.
During the 1980s and 1990s, Steiner wrestled alongside his older brother Rick as The Steiner Brothers. He has won several tag team titles, including the WWF Tag Team Championship, WCW World Tag Team Championship, IWGP Tag Team Championship, and the TNA/Impact World Tag Team Championship. He headlined multiple pay-per-view events for WCW and TNA, as well as the WWF's Survivor Series in 1993
Appearing: Sat, Sun
Mercedes Lewis is a hardworking voice actor who provides a variety of creative voice over services to her clients. She began her voice acting career in October 2019 because of her love for Final Fantasy. She has an impressive youthful vocal range and specializes in video games, animation, narration, commercials, and radio imaging. She has lent her voice in over one hundred projects! Her easygoing personality and unwavering dedication to the pursuit of excellence are known throughout the voice acting community. When she's not acting, she spends time mentoring voice over artists on marketing their business through social media. Her newest adventure includes being a Twitch streamer for a wide variety of games! Mercedes is best known for voicing in the upcoming multi-console video game Blackwind as Blackwind AI, Private Jackson, and Raknos Queen. For more information on Mercedes’s projects check out her website at http://mercedeslewisvo.com and follow her at https://linktr.ee/mercedeslewisvo.
Karen Whitfield is the author of “Batdriven West”, the never before told story of her adventures as The Bronze Age Batgirl. She toured with Adam West and Burt Ward, The Caped Crusaders (Batman and Robin), from 1978 to 1984.
Jamie Katonic Born as a Savannah native, Jamie Katonic (Jamie Shannon; Miss Katonic) is known internationally as a horror movie actress, model, stage performer and writer. Her notable works are 2035 Forbidden Dimensions (2013), Mortuary Massacre (2016), The Day of the Living Dead (2014), and gracing the cover of the NAMM edition of Rock N Roll Industries Magazine in 2013 alongside the lead singer of GWAR.
2021 Creators / Authors / Comic Artist / Public figures
Andy Smith has been working as a professional artist since 1991. Mostly working in the field of comic books for major publishers such as Marvel, DC, Image, Acclaim and Cross Gen Ent. Not content with just comic book projects Andy has also done a variety of commercial jobs for clients such as Athlita Entertainment, Bally’s Total Fitness, Real Song Records, The Idaho Potato Commission and Fidelity Investments to name a few. Andy is also the best selling author of “Drawing Dynamic Comics” published by Watson-Guptill in 2000. The book is currently in it’s seventh printing. Andy’s second book “Drawing American Manga Super-heroes” was published by Watson-Gutptill in 2007.
Gregbo Watson is a comic book and pinup artist who has done projects for Marvel, DC, Dynamite, Zenescope, HBO, 20th Century Television, and more. Gregbo is also well known for his Sketch Covers.
JASON FLOWERS is a full-time Freelance Comic Book Artist from Atlanta, GA. Currently illustrating his new creator owned books Bounty Bullfrog and Demon Blood. Recent work includes covers on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1 and #99 of the regular series from IDW, Black Friday #1 for Scout Comics, as well as his creator-owned graphic novel, A.A.I Wars published by CALIBER COMICS. He has illustrated numerous sketch card sets for UPPER DECK and TOPPS CARDS for companies like DISNEY, MARVEL, and TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX. Other comic book work has been published in IMAGE COMICS, DEVILS DUE, ARCANA COMICS, BLACK THUMB COMICS and OCT-INK PRESS.
Corey Roc bottom Davis
An ink and pencils maestro, Roc Bottom has garnered praise from hundreds for his stylistic and innovative approach to his craft. His creative works have been featured in The Underwire Online magazine with his creator-owned comic, Lion’s Den Revolution, the first comic to ever be presented in digital desktop format. Other comics credits include Queen of Sin and Master’s Devils for Legion Studios and 803 from 803 Studios. Roc’s titles include Order, Shadowclub Karma, and Jet Boy: Dawn of K.R.O.N.O.S. In addition to comic work, Roc is also bringing his creations to life through animation. His upcoming animated projects such as Brides, Dark Goddess, Jet Boy: The Animated Series, Shadowclub Karma: The Series, and Lion's Den Revolution: The Movie are all currently in production across multiple platforms.
CHAD BOWERS is a comics writer whose credits include the fan-favorite Marvel Comics X-MEN ’92, INFINITY COUNTDOWN: DARKHAWK, INFINITY WARS: SLEEPWALKER, and the original graphic novel DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD. He's worked for Oni Press, Dynamite Entertainment, BOOM Studios, and is currently co-writing the hit G.I. Joe mini-series SNAKE EYES: DEADGAME (IDW Publishing) with comics legend Rob Liefeld.
SCOUT COMICS CREATORS
Austin Janowsky is celebrating working as a professional comic book artist, inker, writer, creator for 27 years and a professional actor, director, producer for the past 5 years.
He has been lucky to be published with Marvel Comics (Iron Man, Xmen), IDW (Satellite Falling), Image (Invincible), Top Cow (Tomb Raider), Dynamite (Red Sonja), Space Goat (Evil Dead 2 Tales of the Ex-Mortis), Alias (10th Muse/Shi), Devil's Due/First Comics (Nightmare World), Allied Comics 7th Millennium plus a bunch of indie publishers! Presently, he has his All Age holiday comic series Stanley the Snowman being published by Scout Comics All Age imprint SCOOT!
For film/TV some recent credits: cast in Black Veil created by (Blair Witch Project) Dan Myrick, (Final Destination) Jeffery Reddick; cast in 45 Seconds coming to NETFLIX; cast in Painkiller with Michael Pare; cast in Fan series "Sleepwalker; and cast in South of Central with (Stranger Things) Joe Davison.
Jonathan Hedrick is a comic book writer/creator born and raised in Brevard County, Florida. Comics has always been a passion of his and he recently began self-publishing his own titles. His current work includes the zombie one-shots Freakshow Princess & Freakshow Knight (from Second Sight Publishing), a superhero story called Capable, and the political thriller The Recount (from Scout Comics). In addition to being a writer, Jonathan is an Army veteran and a licensed radiologic technologist. He resides in Melbourne, FL with his cat, Tessa.
Bobby Gregory is the Creator of CatDad & SuperMom a story that unlocks the power of a child’s imagination while opening their minds up to reading and let’s them explore new worlds of possibilities with a touch of morality
Chris Williams, a longtime fan of comic art, fantasy and all things animated, dedicated his young artistic years to growing as an illustrator by drawing what he saw in his favorite stories. Years later, he would become inspired to create stories of his own.
Living in Charlotte, NC, Chris has worked as an art instructor, a freelance artist and a caricature artist. With his first published work on the way (Stand! through Scout Comics’ all ages imprint Scoot), he looks forward to finally sharing his stories with the world.
Jaymes Reed has operated Reed Letters! (formerly DigitalCAPS) since 2003, lettering comics for many publishers, most notably Aspen, Avatar Press, Boundless, Caliber Comics, Image, and Scout Comics. Never, ever even once for DC/Marvel.
Andrea Lorenzo Molinari
Andrea Lorenzo Molinari, Ph.D. is co-writer/ co-creator of The Shepherd, OGN series with Scout Comics. Molinari serves as editorial director for Scout Comics, and works with many creative teams from around the world. He has worked as both submissions editor and project editor for Caliber Comics, as an editor for the Spanish publisher, Amigo Comics (Málaga, Spain), and has edited books for Action Lab Entertainment, Behemoth, and the Canadian publisher Chapterhouse.
Cosmic Times is a South Florida based, nationally distributed comic book publisher, established in 2008 with the mission to focus on "Quality Storytelling Above All Else". Titles published by Cosmic Times include - Chaser Platoon, Decisions, Deep Space Tragedy, Flesh of White, From Blood, Giant Robot Warrior Maintenance Crew, The Good, The Bad, & The Prehistoric, Metal Locus, Scales of Time, Sugar Boogarz, Takedown, Void of Heroes, What I.F., and Yurushi.
Martin T. Pierro
Martin Pierro began his entertainment career at the age of 12 by publishing a comic fanzine titled "Metropolis Times" (later renamed "Cosmic Times"). During the following years he never lost his love for comics, yet he studied and worked in other areas of the entertainment industry such as live theater, video, music, television, and film. In 2008 he returned to his first love - comics - bringing his vast knowledge of the entertainment industry to his current work in the field of comic book production. Martin is the owner/publisher of Cosmic Times and has guided the company from being an underground-publisher of black & white comics to becoming an international comic book publisher, that continues to strive to create the best and most diverse stories possible.
For Cosmic Times Martin has written Arthur: The Legend Continues, Decisions, The Good, The Bad and The Prehistoric and has edited countless titles. Martin has also written for other publishers working on such titles as Orbit, Female Force, Bill Gates Co-Founder of Microsoft among others. Martin will be doing portfolio reviews at the Cosmic Times booth.
Mike Wagganer is a comic book renaissance man, he created, wrote, drew and even lettered the hit series Deep Space Tragedy about a teenage robot rock band on the run. Mike based the antics of the robots on his own experiences as the front man for the popular underground band Real Love Diplomats, along with his time serving in the Air Force. Currently Mike is a lead scenic design artist for Universal Studios, working on such projects as The Wondrous World of Harry Potter and Volcano Bay. He also has lent his artistic talents to support various charities in central Florida.
Ryan Miller is a mixed-media Florida based artist, who is best known for his incredible Transformers and Transformers: Beast Wars art pieces. He recently painted the variant cover for the first issue of Cosmic Times’ new series The Good, The Bad, and The Prehistoric. Other comic work for Cosmic Times includes the dynamic cover for the Chaser Platoon Collected Edition Trade Paperback. Recently it was announced that Ryan is doing cover work for IDW’s series Transformers: Beast Wars.
Erica J Heflin
Inverse Press publishes independent comics drenched in horror, science fiction, and dark humor. From supernatural killer clowns to the Four Horsemen of the Steampunk Apocalypse to sci-fi inter-dimensional possession, their comics are high concept and higher fun. Under their Squared Circle sub-imprint they have published many biographies and stories of wrestling legends, as told by the wrestlers themselves.
Kevin LaPorte is a writer and publisher of indie comics, headquartered in Fairhope, Alabama. With his partner, Amanda, he founded Inverse Press in 2010 and has since produced a burgeoning catalog of comics steeped in the weird and horrific, but often with an underlying dark humor. The worlds Kevin creates range from the transformative big top of Vicious Circus to the steampunk Wild West Apocalypse of Last Ride of the 4 Horsemen to the demon-possessed starscape of The Absentee. Kevin will be doing portfolio reviews at the Inverse Press booth.
2020 Savannah Animazing 1st prize winner
Erica is a writer for Inverse Press with Flesh of White, Black Hand and the new hit series Space Pussycat, Grayhaven Comics with Mother and Son and Zenescope's Wonderland. She continues to write, letter and edit comics for a variety of companies.
-cosplaying since 2016
-tiktoc m.u.a. and wig stylist
-based in Savannah
-1/3 of the BodyPillowTalk podcast
The 501st Legion is an international fan-based organization dedicated to the construction and wearing of screen-accurate replicas of Imperial Stormtrooper armor, Sith Lords, Clone Troopers, bounty hunters, and other villains from the Star Wars universe. The 501st Legion, called by its nickname Vader's Fist, is made up entirely of volunteers.
Formed in South Carolina by residents Albin Johnson and Tom Crews in August 1997, the Legion now has over 14,000 active members worldwide, with over 26,000 approved costumes. The Legion is active on 6 continents, with local units known as "Garrisons" and "Outposts" in over 60 countries. Legion members make appearances at casual, promotional, and charitable events, often at the request of Lucasfilm's Fan Events department. Although not officially affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or Lucasfilm LLC., the 501st Legion is Lucasfilm's preferred Imperial costuming organization, and its members were featured as extras in the official series The Mandalorian
Amanda Rachels’ love of horror has been a heavy influence on her comics work, including Flesh of White. Among her other noted comics projects are Vicious Circus, a tale of killer clowns with a twist, and Amandatory, an extended anthology of her short comics work heavily doused in horror and stories from off the beaten path.
Specializing in prop-making as well as sweating under layers of body paint and crepe wool beards; HamandChiise cosplay is currently an Atlanta local, but is no stranger to the Savannah cosplay scene. With almost 15 years of experience attending as well as volunteering at cons all while in cosplay, it's time to talk props and chew gum at Savannah Mega Comic Con 2021!
Molly Mayhem is a cosplayer and model of 10+ years. She is published on multiple websites and is constantly growing her portfolio and costume knowledge. Molly is most known for her Harley Quinn and Sailor Moon cosplays as well her cat girl photos.
The Camp Killer
THE CAMP KILLER Cosplaying as an 80’s era movie slasher for over 10 years, The Camp Killer, likes Halloween but thinks that Friday the 13th is to “DIE” for. At 6’ 7”, this guy is a “CUT” above the rest. This cosplayer is true to character and never speaks but will convey his message just fine with his “MACHETE”.
THE TITAN A MARVELous cosplayer! This TITAN may have a fist of “stones” but he has a heart of “gold”. He knows how to throw down the “gauntlet” but he is more interested in “half” time than the “end game”. Be sure to stay on his good side or he might SNAP.
Luka aka OttoBotCos
Luka, aka OttoBotCos, is a local cosplayer and content creator who has been cosplaying for 7 years! They specialize in foam craft and animated stylized wigs, focused on capturing the small details of a character’s design to bring them to life. Having fun and making memories over shared fandoms is Luka’s favorite thing within the cosplay community.
Misty Yates AKA “Carolina Queen of Cosplay” Misty burst onto the convention scene 11 years ago accompanying her boyfriend (Gregbo Watson) to cons where she began cosplaying at his booth just for fun. Through her creative costumes, eye for detail, and love of comic fandom, It didn’t take Misty long to quickly become well known as a fan-favorite in her own right. She has done it all including costume design and construction, body paint, FX makeup and prop building. She has won competitions and awards throughout the South-East, including “Best of Show” at Florence Comicon. Now when not competing, Misty brings a wealth of cosplay knowledge and experience to many competitions as a judge.
2021 Social Media Personality's
SMCC is super excited about welcoming back Mercedes Lewis!
Mercedes Lewis is a hardworking voice actor who provides a variety of creative voice over services to her clients. She began her voice acting career in October 2019 because of her love for Final Fantasy. She has an impressive youthful vocal range and specializes in video games, animation, narration, commercials, and radio imaging. She has lent her voice in over one hundred projects! Her easygoing personality and unwavering dedication to the pursuit of excellence are known throughout the voice acting community. When she's not acting, she spends time mentoring voice over artists on marketing their business through social media. Her newest adventure includes being a Twitch streamer for a wide variety of games! Mercedes is best known for voicing in the upcoming multi-console video game Blackwind as Blackwind AI, Private Jackson, and Racknos Queen. For more information on Mercedes’s projects check out her website at http://mercedeslewisvo.com and follow her at https://linktr.ee/mercedeslewisvo.
Appearing: Sat, Sun
Appearing: Sat, Sun
Elijah aka Goodbye Eli! I’m a content creator in the anime/cosplay community that loves making people laugh with my goofy skits. I’m also a full-time Twitch partner where I stream a variety of games with my community. I try to be a positive influence in the cosplay community by genderbending characters and showing others that you can cosplay anyone, no matter your gender, race or body type.