Guest announcements

Please welcome:

Jeremy O’Ryan

jeremyJeremy O’Ryan (aka Skare-kro Art) is formerly from Houston, Texas, but currently resides in Florence, Kentucky (Cincinnati area). While his artistic background is in architecture, he decided to take a chance and delve into the world of his true love, comic book art, in 2013 and hasn’t looked back. Jeremy draws his artistic inspiration from Humberto Ramos, Scottie Young, and Sam Keith to name a few. See more of Jeremy’s work at and




Rodney Fyke

2014-11-09 RodneyRodney is a professional writer and artist from Cincinnati, Ohio. He is currently working on his 6th issue of his all ages comic Peanut, Puddin’ n’ Jelly which he self-publishes through Hazzum Productions. Rodney is a versatile artist whose art style ranges anywhere from graphic cartoony to detailed illustration pieces. You can see more of his work at the following:

Events update: Le Femme Mystique Burlesque

543994_10151316175522156_1287233192_nThe Longest running NE Ohio Burlesque show is happy to announce their involvement with the official Nerdlesque Show of Cleveland Comic Con. 11 year veterans and proudly professed comic book reading nerdets offer up a show with a bit of everything! 18 and over!

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Guest announcement: Mark Kidwell

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAWriter/Artist Mark Kidwell is the co-creator/writer of the sold-out, ongoing Vietnam/zombie epic “’68” from Image comics. His newest work can be seen in the fifth story arc, “’68: HOMEFRONT” and the upcoming one-shot comics, “’68 Jungle Jim: GUTS N GLORY” and “’68: BAD SIGN”. Mark is also the writer/illustrator/creator of the critically acclaimed splatterpunk horror mini-series BUMP, Image/Frazetta Comics’ DARK KINGDOM and the sold-out Monsterverse comic one-shot: WILDER, with artist Andrew Mangum. Mark has designed creature and makeup effects for Robert Kurtzman’s CREATURE CORPS FX studio on such film projects as Kevin Smith’s TUSK and YOGA HOSERS, Dee Snider’s STRANGELAND 2, the Baliwood production HISS, Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee’s THE WOMAN and the cult hit JOHN DIES AT THE END by Don Coscarelli.

Outside of the comics realm, Mark has produced a full-length novel based on his BUMP series and his two newest prose projects, the short novels: YELLOW and MAXIE’S MIRACLE, along with BUMP, are available on for the KINDLE now.

Guest announcement: Andy Smith!

Andy Smith Head ShotAndy 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. Most recently Andy worked for DC penciling one of its best-selling titles Earth 2 and inking Thanos vs. Hulk over Jim Starlin for Marvel. He just finished inking the second Thanos Graphic Novel over Jim Starlin. Andy is also the best-selling author of “Drawing Dynamic Comics” published by Watson-Guptill in 2000. The book is currently in its seventh printing. Andy’s second book “Drawing American Manga Super-heroes” was published by Watson-Gutptill in 2007. Andy has done work for Harper-Collins children’s book division featuring DC Heroes as well as Spider-man licensing work for Disney/Marvel where the work has been used in coloring books and sticker/activity books. This past spring The Amazing Spider-man 2 children’s books featuring Andy’s art were released nation-wide, and in stores now is the Thanos Graphic Novel Andy inked over Jim Starlin.