Kami Garcia, Yanick Paquette, Michael Golden also Headline Packed Artist Alley at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Fans of comics from Wonder Woman to The Hulk, Thor, X-Men and every franchise and universe in between will have plenty to celebrate as FAN EXPO New Orleans today announced that dozens of creators spanning decades in the industry will attend the event, January 7-9 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Among the featured superstars on hand are Gerry Duggan (“X-Men,” “Marauders”), Ben Templesmith (“30 Days of Night,” “Wormwood”), legendary creators Alan Davis (“ClanDestine,” “The Avengers”) and Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Fantastic Four”), renowned author Kami Garcia (“Beautiful Creatures” series, “Teen Titans: Raven”) and noted cover artist Yanick Paquette (“Dark Wolverine,” “Gambit”).
In addition to displaying many of their works, many of the creators will participate in sessions at the Creators Stage, offering tips and discussing their amazing careers.
Other well-known FAN EXPO New Orleans Artist Alley denizens include Evan Doc Shaner (“Strange Adventures,” “Shazam”), Matthew Clark (“Wonder Woman,” “Green Lantern”), John Layman (“Chu,” “Chew”), Mark Russell (“Fantastic Four: Life Story,” “One Star Squadron”), Russ Braun (“The Boys,” “Fables”), Howard Mackie (“Ghost Rider,” “Spider-Man”), Terry Kavanaugh (“Spider-Man,” “Iron Man”), Larry Stroman (“Alien Legion,” “The Uncanny X-Men”), Joe Eisma (“Morning Glories,” “Riverdale”), Ron Wilson (“Marvel Two-in-One,” “The Thing”), Travis Hymel (“Trailer Park Boys,” “Arkworld”), Tone Rodriguez (“Stray Dogs,” “The Dark Defender”), Joe Wos (MazeToons), Gigi Dutreix (“Sonic the Hedgehog”), Rob Guillory (“Chew,” “Farmhand”), Arthur Suydam (“Zombie King”) and Jeremy Clark (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Grimm Fairy Tales: Apocalypse”) among many artists and writers.
The amazingly talented group joins an exciting lineup of celebrity guests at FAN EXPO New Orleans, headlined by “Star Trek” and “Boston Legal legend William Shatner; “Doctor Who/Torchwood” standout John Barrowman, “Arrow” lead Stephen Amell; Avengers/Captain America star Anthony Mackie; The Suicide Squad headliner Michael Rooker; Clerks producer Kevin Smith and actors Jason Mewes, Brian O’Halloran, Jeff Anderson and Trevor Fehrman; Ming-Na Wen (“The Mandalorian,” “The Book of Boba Fett”), “Sons of Anarchy” stars Ron Perlman, Theo Rossi and Ryan Hurst and more.
Executed with the highest level of health and safety measures in place, FAN EXPO New Orleans, previously produced as Wizard World New Orleans, will welcome fans to reunite for a weekend of non-stop programming and special guests. See the FAN EXPO New Orleans COVID-19 Guidelines here; the convention continues to monitor the situation with public health, and should regulations change we will make further updates.
Tickets for FAN EXPO New Orleans are available now at www.fanexponeworleans.com.
FAN EXPO New Orleans brings its unique brand of excitement to an event that will feature top celebrities, hundreds of exhibitors, creators and cosplayers as well as compelling programming, meet and greets, special events, family zones and more. FAN EXPO New Orleans will feature everything fans have loved about Wizard World New Orleans with even more all weekend. Details on guests and schedules will be announced soon.
New Orleans is the first event on the 2022 FAN EXPO HQ calendar; the full schedule is available at fanexpohq.com/home/events/.