HILTON GARDEN INN (Denver Tech Center)
2017 SPECIAL GUESTS!
We are very happy to welcome—
Steven Eric Gordon is an American film director, character designer and animator, who is perhaps most well known for his work with animation film director Ralph Bakshi and on X-Men Evolution.
Gordon was one of the directors on the first Marvel/Lionsgate direct-to-video Ultimate Avengers as well as the character designer for that DVD as well as the sequel. He was one of the directors for the TV series Wolverine and the X-Men. He directed the direct-to-DVD film Stan Lee presents: The Condor featuring Wilmer Valderrama. He was an unaccredited storyboard artist on the feature film Terminator Salvation and is a director on the second (yet un-aired) animated TV show The Avengers for Marvel and Starz. In 2009, he co-directed the direct-to-video sequel to Happily N’ever After at Vanguard Animation alongside Boyd Kirkland. It was called Happily N’ever After 2: Snow White Another Bite @ The Apple and it turned out to be a very lucrative seller on DVD. For more information on his exciting career click on the link:
Steven E Gordon.
Writer J. M. DeMatteis and Broderick created the Creature Commandos in Weird War Tales #93 (November 1980) In 1982, Broderick abruptly left Marvel for DC. During his time at DC, Broderick worked on Firestorm, Captain Atom, Batman: Year Three, Swamp Thing, and Green Lantern.
After ten years at DC, Broderick once again returned to Marvel, where he worked as the regular penciller first on Alpha Flight and then on Doom 2099.
In 1995, Broderick turned to advertising full time, moving to Dallas to lead the in-house creative department at Tracy Locke and Partnership. The company handled packaging, print, and television ads for PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, Pizza Hut, Federal Express, Harrah’s Casinos, and Hasbro. This led to design work for DNA Productions on the 2001 movie, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
In 2003, Broderick returned to comics with the short-lived Future Comics. He was scheduled to work on the title Peacekeepers, but it was never published, and Future went out of business shortly thereafter. In 2004, Devil’s Due Publishing revived Micronauts, with Broderick returning to the title and illustrated three issues.
In 2003, Broderick was a member of the animation department faculty at Tampa’s International Academy of Design and Technology.
Pat is dedicated to giving back to the craft that has given him and is fans much enjoyment by teaching illustration and storytelling. After he developed T-Rex a gritty science fiction tale in the vein of Heavy Metal magazine. Pat has currently created Nibiru the Legend of Annunaki an epic Middle Eastern saga inspired by the regions ancient lore, truth, and myth.
Mike Baron is the creator of Nexus (with artist Steve Rude) and Badger two of the longest lasting independent superhero comics. Nexus is about a cosmic avenger 500 years in the future. Badger, about a multiple personality one of whom is a costumed crime fighter. First/Devils Due is publishing all new Badger stories. Baron has won two Eisners and an Inkpot award and written The Punisher, Flash, Deadman and Star Wars among many other titles.
BARRY McCLAIN, Jr.
Barry McClain Jr. is a comic book artist who has been published by Valiant Entertainment, BlueJuice Comics, Atrophy Comics and the Burning Spear Comix to name a few. He has been cranking out some truly incredible pages that will blow your mind!
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We are happy that all of these guests can join us for our 40th Anniversary celebration.
BE SURE TO SWING BY AND SEE ALL OF OUR GUESTS THIS YEAR AND PICK UP SOME AMAZING WORK FROM ALL OF THEM!
Artist Alley line-up coming soon!