Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 38: the Dark Forest, May 24 - 27, 2024 Missoula, Montana

Comics Guests, Pros, and Panelists

MisCon 38

Anything related to comic books, from writing, design, character creation, layout, etc.

Echo Chernik

Echo Chernik is an award winning art nouveau illustrator. She is well known for her gaming art for the rpg Shadowrun, as well as her sapphic and sexy pinup artwork. She has a gallery in Bellingham, WA. Her most recent collection is her art nouveau cat artwork - and she can be found on instagram @echochernik - Her progeny Cat Chernik is currently touring with her and specializes in a Halloween vibe aesthetic that you can view on insta at @cherni.cat

About Echo Chernik

Jayel Draco

Jayel Draco (he/they) is a multi-disciplinary visual artist and storyteller. Along with Lynsey G, he is the co-founder of Oneshi Press. As the co-creator of the epic sci-fi-fantasy series Children of Gaia (COG), he wrote and illustrated COG: The Great Nations of Rendaraia and co-illustrated COG: War & Horses. He has also worked on several short COG comics, with many more COG projects lined up. He’s the co-creator and illustrator of both Tracy Queen and PACK, two comic book series written by Lynsey G. He is the writer, designer, and lead illustrator of the zom-com caper comic book Mr. Guy: Zombie Hunter.

About Jayel Draco

Eva Elasigue
Eva Elasigue

Eva L. Elasigue is an eclectic science fiction fantasy author and poet, with published works ranging through various subgenres and forms, notably the novel trilogy Bones of Starlight. She works varied modes of creative expression into her life, while dedicated to the written word.

About Eva Elasigue

Tony Gregori
Tony Gregori

TONY GREGORI is a cartoonist known for his work on RICK & MORTY, THE WORST DUDES, TMNT, PORKCHOP ROBOT KILLER, DEUCE OF HEARTS, ANCIENT NOISE, KARMA POLICE, TAFT STURGEON, DUST PIRATES, and more

About Tony Gregori

Lynsey Griswold

Lynsey G is an award-winning writerly type with publications ranging from mainstream journalism (Rolling Stone, Playboy, Glamour) to indie comics (Tracy Queen, PACK) to fiction (Dwayne, Monkey Maids), nonfiction (Watching Porn), and beyond. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Oneshi Press, a seasoned editor for Big 5 publishers, a double Aquarius, a druid, and a veggiesaurus.

About Lynsey Griswold

Jeff Grubb
Jeff Grubb

Jeff Grubb is an author of novels, short stories, comics, and is an RPG and video game designer. Grubb worked on the Dragonlance campaign setting under Tracy Hickman, and the Forgotten Realms setting with Ed Greenwood. His written works include The Finder's Stone Trilogy, the Spelljammer and Jakandor campaign settings and contributions to Dragonlance and the computer game Guild Wars 2. He now works at Amazon Game Studios.

About Jeff Grubb

Luke Hutson
Luke Hutson

Luke Hutson is a professional Game Master, Improv comedian, and technology teacher. He teaches Game and Animation Design for middle schoolers in the Coeur d'Alene Idaho area. He runs games with Black Shield Productions and on his own. You can see him perform with the Improv Co-Op, he also teaches improv and drama for grades 3rd-8th. He also does the Alone at the Table Podcast discussing movies and weird theories about them.

About Luke Hutson

Paul Jenkins
Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins is a British born comic writer who lives in Atlanta, GA. He began his career at Mirage Studios working on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Jenkins has written some of the biggest characters for Marvel and DC Comics, including Spider-Man, Batman, Incredible Hulk, Wolverine, and Hellblazer. He is best known for reviving The Inhumans as part of Marvel Knights and creating the Sentry for Marvel Comics. He also writes for video games on hits like The Darkness, Incredible Hulk, and God of War.

About Paul Jenkins

Kevin Kauffmann

Kevin Kauffmann is an author of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, and he isn’t too keen on playing inside the lines. That’s exactly the attitude that earned him a spot as the Narrative Director for Exfinitum, an upcoming phygital card game from Yoton Yo Studios, and he has multiple titles that will be released in 2024 through 25&Y Publishing.

About Kevin Kauffmann

Tess Langston
Tess Langston

Tess Langston is the creator and owner of ShadowCast Studio where she self publishes her online graphic novels, creates graphic designs, traditional and digital art. She graduated from the University of Montana with a B.F.A in Media Arts Animation and was awarded the Outstanding Senior Award in her field. Since 2012 she has been publishing her work professionally including a short comic for Apostrophe magazine, 'Anime Asylum' on some-stories.com,'Coffee Ghost' shorts, and is currently working on her newest work 'Legend Catcher' at legendcatcher.com. On stage she has been known to do standup comedy for Cheeky Geeky Vaudeville and short skits with fellow performers.

About Tess Langston

John Logan
John Logan

John Logan has an unabashed zeal for all things comic book. He has been an avid reader, collector, and scholar of the graphical narrative for the last 20 years. This has earned him a spot as a Miscon Panelist/Moderator a number of times. He is currently writing his first novel which is a sci/fi noir murder mystery. His other passions include the education of teenage children and the local history of his hometown, and current residence, Salmon, ID.

About John Logan

Cait May
Cait May

Cait May is an illustrator, Balti-Moron, purveyor of poisonous plants, and absolute super nerd. She is obsessed with cryptozoology, D&D, ghost stories, and all things that go bump in the night. She has worked with Dimension20, The Adventure Zone and Critical Role; and has been published in The Atlantic, Vengeful Ghost, and Cryptid Culture Magazine. Her graphic novel "Another Kind" debuted October, 2021. She wants to tell stories that appeal to all ages and help readers face the crazy world we live in using their personal superpowers.

About Cait May