Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2019 Media Guests

BILL DIAMOND

BILL DIAMOND

Bill Diamond is a puppeteer, puppet fabricator, and producer. He worked for Jim Henson at his New York office, and has won two Emmy Awards for his work on the YES Network. Bill brings great puppets, and props for photo ops including Audrey 2 from "Little Shop of Horrors," Skeksis from "The Dark Crystal," Sully from "Monsters Inc" and a Gremlin, among many others.

JEFF KLINE

JEFF KLINE

FOUNDER OF DARBY POP PUBLISHING, WRITER: Bruce Lee: The Dragon Rises, Bruce Lee: The Walk of the Dragon, Indestructible For nearly two decades, Jeff Kline has been one of the fortunate few “genre nerds” able to move freely between primetime and daytime television, motion pictures and the Web, and the East and West Coasts. He recently formed Darby Pop Publishing so he could play in the sandbox of comic books, and do so alongside some friends. As both Writer and Showrunner, Kline has been responsible for more than 40 animated and live-action series and pilots. Currently, he is an Executive Producer and co-developer of TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE, a follow up to his previous project, the multiple Daytime Emmy® Award-winning CG series TRANSFORMERS: PRIME. Over the past few years, Kline also co-developed and Executive Produced both TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS and G.I. JOE: RENEGADES for Hasbro Studios and The Hub as part of an exclusive multi-year pact. Previously, Kline has been Showrunner on a slew of fan-fave animated series including JACKIE CHAN ADVENTURES (Kids WB), MEN IN BLACK: THE ANIMATED SERIES (Kids WB), ROUGHNECKS: THE STARSHIP TROOPERS CHRONICLES (Syndicated), BIG GUY AND RUSTY THE BOY ROBOT (Fox Kids), and GODZILLA: THE SERIES (Fox Kids).

WILL MURRAY

WILL MURRAY

Will Murray is the author of more than 70 novels, including 20 posthumous Doc Savage collaborations with Lester Dent under the name Kenneth Robeson, as well as 40 entries in the long-running Destroyer series. He has pitted the Man of Bronze against King Kong in Skull Island and teamed him up with The Shadow in The Sinister Shadow and Empire of Doom. His first Tarzan novel is titled Return to Pal-ul-don. His second is King Kong vs. Tarzan, a project first envisioned by film producer Merian C. Cooper back in 1935. Other Murray novels star Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Mack Bolan and the Martians of the Mars Attacks! franchise. For various anthologies, Murray has written the adventures of such classic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Ant-Man, The Hulk, The Spider, The Avenger, The Green Hornet, Sherlock Holmes, Cthulhu, Herbert West, Honey West, The Secret 6, Sky Captain and Lee Falk¹s immortal Ghost Who Walks, The Phantom. He also contributed to the Planet of the Apes franchise and co-created The Unbeatable SquirrelGirl for Marvel Comics with Jack Kirby. Boston-born author Will Murray has scores of books, novels and short stories to his credit starring Nick Fury, Doc Savage, The Shadow, Tarzan of the Apes, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Ant-Man, the Green Hornet and and the Incredible Hulk. For Marvel Comics, he created the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl with legendary artist Steve Ditko. He currently writes "Will Murray's 20th Century Panopticon," a column for Twomorrow's new nostalgia magazine, RetroFan, where he explores pop culture favorites like Casper the Friendly Ghost, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Honey West, Jonny Quest and many others.

BRIAN R HALL & ALEX CAPELLA NATAL

BRIAN R HALL & ALEX CAPELLA NATAL

Alex Capella Natal. Actor/ creature creator and fabricator for the film Conquest of the Fallen War of the Nephilm will be at the NorthEast ComicCon in his massive 7 ft tall Frost giant costume that appears in the movie. Get a Picture with him and an autographs he will be at the con appearing with Writer - producer Brian r Hall !! Alex will also be playing a vampire/Satyr and Werewolf in the film series!!!!!!!! Photos and filming/ editing- by Paul Cohen and Christian Rivera.

GARY SOHMERS

GARY SOHMERS

Gary appeared on "Antiques Roadshow" as an appraiser of Pop Culture, Toys, Collectibles and Memorabilia for 13 seasons and hosts his radio program "Calling All Collectors." Gary will be doing free verbal appraisals of collectibles at the show.