Emi Lenox is an American cartoonist from Portland, Oregon. She is best known for EmiTown an autobiographical webcomic that was later published by Image Comics. Her most famous comic, Plutona is a collaboration with Jeff Lemire and Jordie Bellaire. Plutona revolves around a group of kids who discover the dead body of a superhero, Plutona, while in the woods.Their relationships and identity are shaped by this experience in various ways. Plutona is a genre-bending comic that combines elements of superhero comics and character-driven dramas. In 2016, Emi Lenox was a contributing artist on the notable series, Nowhere Men.
Cartoonist and writer Noelle Stevenson is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her debut graphic novel "Nimona" won the Slate Cartoonist's Studio Prize and an Eisner Award, was nominated for a Harvey Award, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was a finalist for the National Book Award, making Stevenson—at age twenty-three—the youngest finalist in the history of the award. Her next graphic novel, "4 Wizards," which she is co-writing with Todd Casey, will be published in 2017.Website
Molly Ostertag grew up in upstate New York. She graduated in 2014 from the School of Visual Arts, where she studied cartooning and illustration; she now lives in Los Angeles, California and is a designer at Disney. She draws the award-winning ongoing webcomic Strong Female Protagonist. Her original graphic novel, The Witch Boy, is coming out from Scholastic in Fall 2017. She also drew the Castoffs series from Lionforge and Shattered Warrior from First Second (Fall 2017). Most recently, Molly contributed to Love Is Love, an anthology which celebrates the LGBTQ community, and examines love in today's world. All proceeds of which benefit the Orlando Pulse survivors and families.
Currently the writer and artist on the Rick and Morty spin off comic ‘Lil’ Poopy Superstar’ which is being published by Oni Press. Also nominated for Emerging Talent at the 2015 British Comic Awards for her comics Our Super Adventure, PizzaWitch and RentQuest. In April she begins her new series Kim Reaper through Oni PressWebsite Twitter
Al has worked on various 2000AD strips, as well as co-writing Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor.Al is currently writing for Marvel Comics. Most recently, New Avengers, The Ultimates 2, Mighty Avengers, Loki: Agent of Asgard, and Civil War II: Ulysses.Twitter
In 2016, Neil was ranked 90th in The List's Hot 100. He lives in Glasgow with his pet tortoise, Herman. His newest books Modern Slorance are collections of short diary comic strips about travelling, dating, and gaming. Slorance has also been working for STV as their political cartoonist.Website
Colin Bell is the letterer for a plethora of fab comics including Arcadia (BOOM! Studios), Beast Wagon (Changeling Studios), Kennel Block Blues (BOOM! Studios) And Then Emily Was Gone (ComixTribe) and of course Snow Blind (BOOM! Studios) by Ollie Masters - who is also guesting with us this year!!Twitter
John Allison is a writer and artist from North Yorkshire, now living in Letchworth Garden City. He created one of the first webcomics, Bobbins, in September 1998, and has posted a new comic page almost every weekday since then. His series Scary Go Round ran for 7 years. Collections of his Bad Machinery series are ongoing from Oni Press, and he writes the creator-owned monthly Giant Days for Boom!Box. Giant Days was nominated for two Eisner Awards in 2016, and he contributed a story to Marvel's Civil War 2: Choosing Sides the same year.Twitter
Marc Ellerby is a comics illustrator living in Essex, UK. He is currently illustrating Rick and Morty comics for Oni Press/adult swim and has previously worked on Doctor Who, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Beano. He is the creator of the cult series Chloe Noonan: Monster Hunter and the acclaimed autobiographical diary comic Ellerbisms.
Monty is an award nominated writer/artist for Titan/Marvel/2000ad and the hit creator-owned comic book series with Mike Dowling called Death Sentence Named "The Best British Comic In Years" by Buzzfeed, Death Sentence is a graphic novel about the state of the world today, reflecting adult concerns and themes. The story follows Verity, Monty, and Weasel, three people infected with a new virus that grants them incredible powers – but which will kill them in six months.
Milligan was the longest-running writer of the cult horror comic Hellblazer, and his take on Human Target inspired the TV series. His latest works include the critical hit Britannia, about an Ancient Roman detective and a retelling of the MUMMY for Hammer/Titan. Milligan has written several screenplays. Two films have been produced: Pilgrim starring Ray Liotta and An Angel for May, starring Tom Wilkinson. He is currently working on other film and non-comic book projects.
Alan Grant is a Scottish comic book writer known for writing Judge Dredd in 2000 AD as well as various Batman titles during the late 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. He is also the creator of the characters Anarky, Victor Zsasz,
and the Ventriloquist.
While living in Dundee Alan met John Wagner and a writing partnership was forged. Together they penned hundreds of Judge Dredd’s weekly adventures in the graphic comic ‘2000AD’. Grant is internationally acclaimed for stories featuring heroes like Batman, Robocop and Terminator (based on the blockbuster Arnold Schwartzenegger movies). He is also the co-author of ‘The Bogie Man’, Scotland’s best-selling independent comic, and the recent comic incarnation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s ‘Kidnapped’.
Currently, John Wagner and Alan Grant have teamed up with artist Dan Cornwell for Rok of the Reds - a six part series showing what happens when the lives of a dangerous intergalactic outlaw and an arrogant footballer collide. With his home world destroyed, Rok of Arkadi is on the run and needs a hiding place. And that hiding place happens to be troubled football star Kyle Dixon. A black comedy about revenge, redemption and the ‘beautiful game’.
Alan will have copies of Rok of the Reds at Dunfermline Comic Con.
404 Ink are an exciting new publishing company in Scotland led by two freelancers who believe they can and should publish differently. These awesome folks will be attending Dunfermline Comic Con on Saturday 11th March with copies of Nasty Women on the weekend of release, and ERROR, their first magazine which includes fiction, non fiction and even includes some comics too! "Nasty Women: a non-fiction book collection on being a woman in the 21st century. People, politics, pressure, punk - we publish 8th March, International Women's Day, 2017. With intolerance and inequality increasingly normalised by the day, it's more important than ever for women to share their experiences. We must hold the truth to account in the midst of sensationalism and international political turmoil. Nasty Women is a collection of essays, interviews and accounts on what it is to be a woman in the 21st century. "
We're delighted to announce the next awesome replica attraction coming to Comic Con on Saturday March 11th. The Dark Knight Trilogy "Batpod" from the brilliant Chris Nolan Batman series. Sure to be a huge draw on the day this is a fantastic addition to our day.
BB-8, R2-D2 and R-5 (no bad motivator here) are making a visit to Dunfermline Comic Con 2017. A companion piece to the fantastic X-34 Land Speeder also coming to Dunfermline Comic Con this is a Star Wars extravaganza. Get your cosplay sorted now! All you budding Rey's can now get a great photo with BB-8 on the day.
Star Wars Episode IV. A New Hope
Luke Skywalker's X-34 Land Speeder. Replica.
The first time in Scotland for this iconic Star Wars vehicle, and you can get a photograph sitting in it!
Dunfermline Comic Con are delighted to annnounce.. The 10th Doctor lookalike will be returning by popular request. Landing in Dunfermline in his Tardis and being pursued by a full size replica Dalek the Doctor is available for photo opportunities all day, Saturday 11th March.