Creator Guests

Grace DuhLee Designs


Chelsea of Grace DuhLee Designs took a nickname and an affinity for crafting to a new level upon the realization that it brought relief from her chronic pain disorder! Specializing in Crochet Terrariums called "No Fuss, Feed, or Flush Friends", she hopes that you enjoy her creations as much as she loves creating them! 


 Stephanie Merrill/Dead-Koi is a graduate of the Academy of Art University with a BFA in Illustration and a minor in Graphic Novels and Comics.  She currently works as a freelance Illustrator whose works have appeared in card games such a Fate Foretold and several publications.  Most of the time she can be found working on her webcomic Home ( or lurking the mountains of West Virginia looking for the MothMan.

Gootzy Gaming

 Pharmacists by day, 3D printing experts by night. Rob and Dani run Gootzy Gaming, one of the world's top companies for 3D printed roleplaying and tabletop miniatures. Overthe past 3 yearsfrom their Central PA workshop, Gootzy Gaming has printed and shipped over 60,000 miniatures to 19 different countries and all 50 US states, while amassing over 4,000 five-star reviews. Gootzy Gaming is also an official USA retailer for Green Stuff World,TurboDork, and Gamers Grasshobby products. Gootzy Gaming has everything you need for an elevated and immersive tabletop gaming experience.

Spell Stitchers and Dream Weavers 

 Spell Stitchers and Dream Weavers 

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 I am Kat but I go by the username Mooncloudkat. I love to draw fairies, witches and sometimes fanart. I draw mostly digital work in procreate. I also create keychains and earrings with polymer clay and I screen print shirts. My style is very inspired by anime and nature.

Dirt Road Endeavors

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We make scroll saw wall art, clocks, signs, and hand turned pens. We will be selling lots of West Virginia and outdoor themed items along with comic and video game based wooden wall art.

Triple C Artwork

 "Catherine 'Triple C' Cober is a Morgantown-based freelance graphic designer/illustrator with a whimsical approach to everything geeky. When not jamming to her all-80s playlist, she's out and about marketing for the nonprofit company Mon River Games. Word of mouth travels fast with her"


Hastings Quilts and Crafts

 Hastings Quilts and Crafts, LLC is a local West Virginia Veteran owned business specializing in one of a kind handmade crafts ranging from traditional to whimsical quilted items (normally fandom based).  We also create woodworked quilt hangers, racks and ladders as well as custom paracord items.  Let us know what we can make for you.  Everything is first come, first served.

Cool Stuff from Egypt

 Cool Stuff from Egypt is a locally owned home business based in Morgantown, WV. With degrees specializing in the Middle East and North Africa, the owner has spent years living in Egypt and experiencing this amazing country.  It is her pleasure to bring back remarkable paintings on Egyptian papyrus -the world's first paper invented in Egypt over 5,000 years ago. The papyrus reed grows in the Nile River delta and the paper is handmade by Egyptians using the ancient methods. The paintings are made by Egyptian artists and depict famous historical scenes including the Book of the Dead: Weighing of the Heart, various scenes from the tomb of King Tutankhamen, Zodiac of Dendera, Ramses the Great Chariot Battle, The Anubis Shrine, Bastet, Hathor, Osirus, Eye of Horus, Ankh, and many more.

Feisty Goblin Crafts

Destroying comic books in the name of upcycled coasters, plaques, keychains and more! All items handmade using real comic book pages and covers. I'm helping make your collection more valuable and making your house look better!

Brett Breeding (FEATURED)

 Artist – Superman, Action Comics, Amazing Spider-man, Thor, Avenger

Three months after graduating high school, Brett realized a childhood dream by entering into a career illustrating comic books. He got his start in September 1979 assisting comic book inker Bob Layton as a background artist on Bob’s definitive first run on Iron Man, with writer David Michelinie and penciler John Romita Jr., for Marvel Comics.

Bret Dusic

 Bret Dusic is Mr. Cat of the Cat In Black Art. This Cheshire Saucerian is inspired by Steampunk and fantasy. His masterful craftworks reflect the life of an Appalachian Neo-Victorian Man In Black. With over 30 years of experience, The Cat In Black Art offers a variety of unique creations, from Japanese-style cat prints, to his steampunk-style critter sculptures, one of a kind accessories, and the treasure seeker’s signature jewelry collection. Mr. Cat is also a proud sponsor of Vandalia-Con.

Angela Awesome Pants

 Angela Awesome Pants is the maker of a variety of awesome little figurine friends, mugs, planters, and other fun things too! All made out ceramic, and everything is unique! Check her etsy!

Abi Kroll

 Abi Kroll is from Bethel Park, PA.  Like most artists, Abi has been creating art since an early age.  She was fortunate to be able to study under Dorian Ceavenger in his Fantasy Art class at Douglas Education Center.  With Dorian’s encouragement, Abi created a graphic novel based on one of her paintings.  With her mom as her business partner and story teller, Abi has created a unique series based upon 6 female angel skulls.  Abi has also enjoys doing digital art and many of her drawings will be available at her booth.

Mike’s Minifigs & More

 We have been selling at conventions for almost ten years now, but streamlined to focus on our custom minifigure cases right as COVID hit. Now that conventions aren’t back in full swing, we are happy to be able to bring you our extensive selection of unique collectible minifigures! 
Instagram: @mikesminifigs
TikTok: @mikesminifigs

Tanya SM Kennedy

 Tanya is an avid book nerd who loves books so much that reading them wasn’t enough. She is now a self-published author enjoying the freedom of creativity. With pen in hand and a book under her arm, she weaves fantasy around herself like a comforting blanket, doling it out for others to partake of its warmth. Join her and Raivien in “The Terarch Rebellion” and the forthcoming “The Terarch Raivien”.

Monsters Inw

 Monsters Inw designs original artwork for any monster and horror lover. They also create fandom works such as MHA, Teen Titans (original), Genshin Impact and much more! Make sure to stop by and grab a Mothman or Halloween Bulbasaur plush.

Andrew Carter (Let's Play All The Games and Habitat Against Humanity)

Andrew Carter is a local writer and creator, best known for his webcomic Habitat Against Humanity. HAH follows the adventures of a group of Morgantown residents trying to transition into real life while saving the world on a semi-regular basis. You can check it out at, and while you’re it feel free to bug him on twitter (@terwallace).

Diana Johnson

 Diana Johnson began her writing career publishing her near-future, sci-fi, feminist novel, Cold Daughters to five star reviews. This stirring fiction about the destiny of a peculiar group of atypical girls born out of war borrows from today's geo-political climate and begs the question what if? Diana followed her debut work with her second novel Just DIY, an LGTBQ friendship fiction that chronicles the lives of best friends Aggie and MaryAnne through all the loss and love true friends endure. She's currently working on novels 3 and 4, a children's book, and a meditation guide to help individuals cope with pain. Come by and introduce yourself to her and who knows, you may end up in her next work!

Michelle Bowser

 Michelle Bowser grew up an only child in a haunted house, hidden in the middle of the woods and now does weird and fun things including, but not limited to, helping to make zombie movies like, My Uncle John is a Zombie, and pondering the absurdity of people’s behavior on paper. Watch out, she could be lurking anywhere, and she will make fun of anything.

Levy Makes Things

 Levius is a 30+ year old artist who spent most of their life dabbling in various art forms. They believe that this has made them a bit of a jack of all trades when it comes to creative endeavors. Always looking for something new to try, they are constantly broadening their creative horizons while drawing on the foundations they have already built.

Their favorite mediums to work in are anything related to fiber - be that yarn, fabric or string. This interest was fostered from a young age by their great-great aunt, a hat maker from the Great Depression, who taught them to sew at the tender age of 4. They always have multiple projects in progress. 

Bubble and Geek Candles & Scents

Purveyor of geeky candles, lip balm, fragrances, and other necessities! Check out my Etsy shop at!.

Candle, Roll-on Fragrance Oils, Lip Balms, Lip Tints, Foaming Hand Soap, Moisturizing Body Spray, Lip Scrubs, and Scented Wax Tart Melts

Bad Bug Media


Ernie Stiner

Ernie Stiner worked as a comic book penciler in the 1990’s, working on such books a Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #27 thru #31, The Punisher Back to School Special #2, Silver Surfer #85 and the penultimate issue #154 of Marvel’s run of G.I. Joe comics – which was recently reprinted in IDW’s Classic G.I. Joe, Vol. #15.

Ike Adibe

 Hailing from Atlanta, GA, Ike is a lifelong artist who has honed his skills working on numerous projects spanning two decades. He is the creator and artist for the series Electric Fencer, as well as its sister series Electric Fencer Shorts!. He currently serves as the studio head and lead artist for Sketch Studio Skyelos and does freelance illustration and graphic design work under his own imprint, Fourside Seven Studioworks.

You can read Electric Fencer here.

Rainbow Feather

 The Rainbow Feather is a LGBT owned small business featuring a mash up of eclectic alternative and punk jewelry married with chaotic nerd humor. We offer unique earrings and one of a kind keychains and other interesting finds all designed and 3D printed by one very chaotic good gremlin.

Jason Lenox

Jason Lenox is an Illustrator who specializes in Penciling, India ink Rendering and Sequential Artwork.

Jason Lenox is an Illustrator who specializes in Penciling, India ink Rendering and Sequential Artwork.

His current project is the Sci-Fi Fantasy adventure graphic novel “Lords of the Cosmos”, the second issue is scheduled to come out in Summer 2018

Mechyu Publications

 Home of our Science-Fiction - "Interactive" Series…

Poster Smash (Stephen Nagy, author and Rosemary Nagy, illustrator) is about the consequences of a desperate father's actions could jeopardize the status quo.

​While the divide between freedom and consequences closes, he buys time by destroying their wanted posters and resigning himself to a life of solitude with his son...  ​But for how long?

​Find out in POSTER SMASH, the first installment of the series.

Angi D*signs

Angi D*signs is the (not so) super secret craft alias of WV native, Angela Henderson. All designs and crafts are made by her, by hand. These crafty wonders include jewelry and housewares made from upcycled and salvaged materials. See the pictures below for a few current products or visit her Facebook page for more information

Liz Pavlovic Design

 Graphic designer and illustrator based in Morgantown. Specializing in stickers, pins, prints, and other goodies that highlight the best and weird things about our state, like cryptids, food, and other WV folklore.

Amber Kantes

 My name is Amber Kantes, and I am the owner of the etsy shop Burrito Princess ( I specialize in pixel art created by Perler Beads, in which I can bring the graphics from your favorite retro video game come to life, or give your favorite modern characters a retro twist. I can make anything from keychains, earrings, and magnets to custom couples picture frames and wedding cake toppers.


 Hi, I am Eva from PhoEvaGraphics. I am the owner of the Etsy shop PhoEvaGraphics at .  I am a freelance artist, illustrator, and character designer. I mostly create designs for art prints, cards, and stickers. I also take custom orders for personal custom character designs, portraits, gamer logos, comics, etc. I love all things anime & pop culture, gaming, crocheting, and everything cute & creepy.

Paul McGinty

 McSoss, created by Paul McGinty and Ian Sharpley, started as a webcomic in 2008 and has grown, not only as a comic strip, but into weekly comic book reviews and a fan favorite podcast co-hosted by Matt Casale. If you like comics, pop culture and comedy, McSoss is for you..


 Gus is an artist currently doing comic covers for Image, IDW, Dynamite, and Blackbox, among others. A few notable properties he's worked on are GI Joe, Red Sonja, Vampirella, Snakeyes Deadgame, Sweet Paprilka, Department of Truth, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and many more. He is the artist and co creator for Blackbox Comics' best selling samurai epic, Shi No Kage.  Gus started out as a portrait artist using charcoal and graphite to create hyper-realistic portraits, which are well known across the country. In the last few years he made the transition to comic work, and still uses his charcoal medium to produce realistic comic covers on occasion.

Megan Hatfield

The Pink Turtle Lady is run by Megan Hatfield.  She specializes in handmade perler bead sprites, magnets and buttons.  The perler bead sprites are all handmade from plastic fuse beads that are arranged to make a cool pattern or design.  The beads are then ironed so that they will melt together to hold the pattern in the 8-bit style design.


 We are COMICSBURGH, a group of Pittsburgh-based creators, featuring:
- Heroineburgh, a live-action video series and comic book series set in a fantastic version of the Steel City where dozens of women have superpowers.
- The Edge, an established indie comic about a drug which confers superpowers while slowly killing the subjects, featuring 1990s-style hi-octane action in the vein of X-Men and G.I. Joe.
- Beowulf, a comic book series about the reincarnation of the classic Germanic hero as a 30-something slacker, with his sidekicks being a teenage girl and a sorcerer cat.
- Music Maker, a comic book series about drug-addled, sex-craving anti-hero Judah Morley, who has the power to influence people through music like the Pied Piper.

Jason Pell

Jason Pell is a West Virginia based indie comic book writer/creator. Known for his inventive writing, he also has racked up credits as a letterer, colorist and more.  He’s done stories for anthologies, one-shots, mini-series and graphic novels.  Most recently, Pell is peddling an original graphic novella for mature readers, titled Suicide 5.  Suicide 5 is dynamically illustrated by Ryan Howe and examines the depths of mystery and murder that five adults will put themselves through for the sake of ambitious faith.  Prior to that Pell launched his first crowd-sourcing campaign, for his Season’s End graphic novel.

Moonbeam Designs Co.

 My name is Courtney Brown, and I am the owner and creator of Moonbeam Designs Co. I started my little business in 2018 after finding there was a serious lack of super girly pop culture themed merchandise. My designs are heavily inspired by mostly anime, but also gaming and comic books. I primarily hand make designs on stainless steel tumblers, but have branched out into apparel, keychains, and accessories. Although I do not have a physical store, I am easily found across social media, and sell through my online store

Larry Morgan

Fairmont resident, Larry Morgan is the writer of Electro-Magnetic Press’ two flagship titles The OMENS and the BELIEVER. In addition to writing, Larry also provides the interior art and covers for the BELIEVER. With his partner in Electromagnetic Press, Shane Moore, he co-wrights and co-Illustrates the Fairmont 5, a comic book about West Virginia’s own team of hometown Super Heroes.

Victor Santiago

 Victor Santiago is a writer of prose and comics from Pittsburgh, PA. Shorts he has written have been featured in anthologies such as Manaña and Elsewhere. He likes writing stories about space aliens, talking animals, and digital monsters.

Gary Morgan

 Gary Morgan is freelance artist living in Pittsburgh, PA. Comic books, fantasy and horror genres are his main concentrations, but he appreciates most forms of creativity. Gary’s work has been published in books for Abington Press. He tries to attend as many comic conventions as life permits. Gary can be contacted at or on the “Art of Gary Morgan” page on Facebook.

Pithy Productions

 Pithy Productions is your proud purveyor of products for your tabletop past-times! Whether you are looking for a new indie tabletop RPG, cosplay prop, or miniature for your next RPG encounter, we are here for you.

Owned and operated by Anthony "LibrariaNPC" DeMinico. Anthony is a long-time librarian, cosplayer, gamer, playtester, editor, and is the creator of indie RPGs including GhastBashers, a game inspired by exactly what you think.

More details, links, and photos can be found at

Brandon McDonald

Brandon is a young artist from North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania and is currently earning his Bachelors degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  Brandon works mostly in the traditional mediums of pencil, charcoal and ink.  He creates images of characters from popular superhero films, horror films and comic books.  With this being his second year hitting the Con circuit, Brandon has already done several cons this year.  You can find his work at his Facebook page and his Deviantart page

Patrick Olliffe (FEATURED)

 Patrick is a veteran comic book illustrator with over 26 years of experience, working for Publishers such as Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and Disney. His long list of credits include Scooby Doo Apocalypse, Untold Tales of Spider-Man, Spider-Girl, Thor, Captain Marvel, X-Men Gold, 52, The Atom, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman: 52 Aftermath The Four Horsemen, Catwoman, Barb Wire, plus the Avengers, Captain America Joins The Avengers and The X-Men for Disney’s Marvel Press.

Dan Nokes

 Dan Nokes is considered by most a fable of indie comic legend.  He has for the last decade been spotted and on occasion documented at conventions of shows across the North American continent.  When not seen roaming its ancestral feeding grounds of Southern Maryland foraging for high sugar low nutrition food source.  He is hard at work at his creator owned projects under the banner of 21st Century Sandshark Studios.  To date Dan has released such titles as The Reptile and Mister Amazing (2002), The Paranormals (2003-2008), The Pistoleers (2008-2010), and Adam And Eve: Bizarre Love Triangle in The Zombie Apocalypse (2010-2012).  Approach him with extreme caution, requests for commisions and books, and large sums of disposable cash.


Vinyl- Includes Bags, Decals/ Stickers, magnets and décor made with vinyl!
Metal- This jewelry is all custom and personalized with your names/ dates/initials/ birthstones/ well... just whatever you can think of!
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Ron Frenz (FEATURED)

 Ron Frenz is an artist known for his work for Marvel Comics. He is well known for his 1980s work on Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Girl (who he co-created with writer Tom DeFalco). Frenz also co-created the New Warriors in the pages of The Mighty Thor.  Frenz's other work includes such titles as The Mighty Thor, Ka-Zar the Savage, The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Marvel Saga, Thunderstrike and Superman.