Pop Culture Con Guest List

All Guest Appearances are subject to change or cancellation

Brian Collin

Brian F Colin

Game Designer/Artist/Animator

The November 30 & December 1, 2019 Chicago Pop Culture Con would like to welcome back Brian Colin! Creator of such videogame classics as RAMPAGE, XENOPHOBE and GENERAL CHAOS, Brian F Colin is a vastly experienced Game Designer, Artist, Animator and Development Group Leader with over 80 video game titles to his credit…. including the […]

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Justin Cooper

Panelist

Saturday afternoon panel on “The Dark Crystal And The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance”

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Jason Moore

Jason Moore

Artist

Jason has worked as an inker in the comics industry since 1989. His early works include inking The Realm and the Realm/DeadWorld crossover title Realm of the Dead for Caliber Press, among several other projects including: Evil Ernie: Destroyer, Halloween II and Halloween III for Chaos! Comics, Leatherface for NorthStar; many titles for Malibu Comics/Ultraverse […]

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Chris Macht

Chris Macht

Filmmaker

A graduate from Columbia College, Cris started his entertainment career in the Music Business as a talent buyer and production manager in Chicago. He is a passionate Star Wars fan and has traveled the world to see various star wars filming locations. His film projects and his Star Wars collection have been featured several times […]

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Frank Fosco

Frank Fosco

Free lance artist

Best known for his stint on the 23 issue run of Image comics Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Done work for DC on Legionnaires, Superman/Elseworlds, Steel, Robin and Zero Hour among other DC works. Contributed with pencils for Marvel on The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine:     A 12 issue 40 year anniversary of The Fantastic Four paying […]

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Chris Zorich

Chris Zorich

Former Chicago Bears Football Player

Chris Zorich at Chicago Pop Culture Con Sunday December 1, 2019 from 12pm to 2:30pm Chris Zorich is a former American football defensive tackle who played in college for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins. Zorich is currently the athletic director at […]

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Bobby Hull

Bobby Hull

Former Chicago Blackhawks player

Come meet Bobby Hull at The Chicago Pop Culture Convention Pheasant Run Resort & Convention Center in St. Charles, Illinois on Saturday, November 30th from 10AM until 5PM. Autographs on items you bring to the event will be priced as follows: $40.00 for small items and photos up to 11×14 in size with “HOF 1983” […]

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Flashpoint Chicago

Flashpoint Chicago

Non-profit digital media arts college

FLASHPOINT CHICAGO Flashpoint is a non-profit digital media arts college located in the heart of downtown Chicago. We offer our students hands on training in four main disciplines: Cinema, Graphic Design, Recording Arts and Animation. Panel by Michael Davis on Saturday afternoon about Flashpoint Chicago, the future of digital media, and the trends in digital […]

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Sam de la Rosa at Chicago Pop Culture Con

Sam de la Rosa

Comic Book Artist

Sam de la Rosa, a native Texan, has inked or finished art as a professional for major comic book companies since 1982. His first comic book credit appeared for DC Comics’ Action Comics #534. He also did finished art over layouts by Keith Pollard for Green Lantern #160. He then became the regular finishing artist starting […]

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Ambush Vin

Ambush Vin

Chicagoland Nerdcore Hip-Hop Artist

Ambush Vin scoffed at the notion that urban geeks can’t be taken as credible rap artists outside of niche genres, such as Nerdcore Hip-Hop. He created Darth Prefectus, the original Star Wars-based song and music video that urbanized The Force into a dark and grimy symphony. This track led to two gritty, Fandom-themed Hip-Hop albums,SciFiMusic and FandomTape Vol. […]

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Duck Family Farms

Duck Family Farms

Gaming

Pokemon Tournaments hosted by Duck Family Farms We specialize in vintage and contemporary items, Pokémon, Games Workshop products, video games, and stuffed animal plush toys. We strive to give amazing customer service and leave our customers with the best eBay experience possible. https://www.facebook.com/duckfamilyfarms/ https://www.ebay.com/str/duckfamilyfarms

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Kathy Coleman

Kathy Coleman

Actress

Kathy Coleman, star of the NBC Saturday Morning TV Series “Land of the Lost.” Kathy, whose trademark was her blonde braids and unforgettable red and white

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Wesley Eure

Wesley Eure

Actor

Wesley Eure is an American actor, singer, author, producer, director, charity fundraiser, and lecturer. He is best known for appearing as Michael Horton on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1974 to 1981, during which he also starred on the popular children’s television series Land of the Lost.

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Chicago POC cosplayers

Cosplay Group

A group of cosplayers from different culture backgrounds on a mission to show that cosplay is for everyone. The group was founded by Papa Bear Cosplay, and has been growing with cosplayers from different areas.

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RICK GOLDSCHMIDT

Historian/Biographer

RICK GOLDSCHMIDT      Official Historian/Biographer for RANKIN/BASS PRODUCTIONS. His first book, THE ENCHANTED WORLD OF RANKIN/BASS: A PORTFOLIO (TIGER MOUNTAIN PRESS) has sold out of several editions. THE MAKING OF THE RANKIN/BASS HOLIDAY CLASSIC: RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (MISER BROS PRESS), which goes into detail of how a Rankin/Bass TV Special was made, also sold out […]

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Chicago Pop Culture Con

Kid Yuki and The Otakus

Music Band

Kid Yuki and The Otakus is a rock band united under one mission: to bring your favorite anime and video game music to life. Our acoustic show features a list of over 100 songs for you to choose from – songs from anime like One Piece, Attack on Titan, and My Hero Academia; games like Kingdom Hearts, NieR: […]

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Scott Beaderstadt

Scott Beaderstadt

Artist

Writer: The Mummy (1991) Negative Burn (1993) Quest for Dreams Lost (1987) Trollords (1986) Trollords (1997) Trollords: Death and Kisses (1989) Penciller: Amazing Heroes (1981) Amazing Heroes Swimsuit Special (1990) Carnal Comics: The Inside Story (2004) Comic-Con International: San Diego Souvenir Book (2003)     Comics Code Illustrated (1997) Empty Love Stories (1994) The Mummy (1991) […]

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John Borowski

producer/filmmaker

John Borowski is an award winning independent filmmaker and author whose works have garnered international acclaim and are distributed internationally on dvd, television, and streaming. John Borowski, producer/filmmaker Waterfront Productions FILMMAKER WEBSITE Film Sites: H.H. HOLMES ALBERT FISH CARL PANZRAM SERIAL KILLER CULTURE & TV Books: The Strange Case of Dr. H.H. Holmes Albert FIsh: […]

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Deadgar's Dark Coffin Classics

Deadgar’s Dark Coffin Classics

Horror/Comedy Television Show

Deadgar’s Dark Coffin Classics is a Horror/Comedy Television Show that has been airing in Wisconsin for about 6 years and now is being viewed in different parts of the country. The show is Hosted by Deadgar Winter, Celeste Parker, and Maleva Ravic. We bring a new way of hosting old horror movies and Sci Fy […]

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St. Charles Illinois Public Library

St. Charles Public Library

Library

Chicago Pop Culture Con welcomes the St. Charles Public Library! The St. Charles Public Library will be offering various table top gaming events and a games library of approximately 150+ games.  A list of the games can be found here here: http://bit.ly/1GShRz6 Discover Your Library: Your gateway to information, reading enjoyment, cultural enrichment, community involvement, lifelong learning. […]

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Chicago Midwest Pop Culture Con

LILA LUCY

Pinup Girl

LILA LUCY is a published Pinup from Chicago. She has worked with amazing photographers from all over the country as well as Europe. Her love for vintage lifestyle has lead her on her journey to spread the love for Pinup to all women. She loves to smile and enjoys meeting new people. You can always […]

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Chicago Pop Culture Con

Ron Fitzgerald

Actor/Gothic Illusionist

Ron Fitzgerald, Master of the Dark Realm, is an Actor, Gothic Illusionist and Host for dark, sticky fun! Fitzgerald has appeared as an actor in the feature films “The Item”, “The Thirsting”, “Blood Gnome”, “MAGUS”, Arkham Sanitarium: Soul Eater and his own movie “Dark Realm” ,as well as others, with more on the way. Fitzgerald […]

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The Age of the Geeks Cosplay Group Chicago Chapter

The Age of the Geeks Cosplay Group Chicago Chapter

Cosplay

The Age of the Geeks (AoG) is a Cosplay Group out of Chicago Illinois. It was established when creator Rob Fury met with two friends, Ken Seli and Nikki Moscinski, at a house party thrown by Fury and that sparked the formation of the group. Currently, AOG are 14 members strong.

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becca-whitaker

Rebecca

Illustrator

Becca Whitaker is a pinup artist/ illustrator/ pop culture junkie. When she is not traveling the universe with the ninth Doctor she is a staff artist for Bachelor Pad Magazine. She is also the illustrator of Tommy Frasier & the Planet of the Slugs.

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