Guests

Special Guests

Applications for 2016 are now open! Deadline to apply is December 1st; we'll be updating the exhibitor list throughout December, so check back then!

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Kadi Fedoruk

Kadi Fedoruk

Blindsprings

Kadi shares her time between making comics and working as a key BG designer in animation in Vancouver. She is the creator of the webcomic Blindsprings, and has also participated in the Valor Anthology. Starting in March, Kadi will be working full time on comics! So many comics.

Comics.

Kadi Fedoruk designed one of VanCAF 2016's three variant poster covers, which will be available for purchase as part of the 2016 VIP packages.

Tyson Hesse

Tyson Hesse

Boxer Hockey, Diesel

Tyson Hesse has a college degree in who cares from the school of whatever. He has animated characters on video games like Skullgirls and illustrated on comic books like Bravest Warriors. He has two comics of his own: Boxer Hockey and Diesel.

Tyson Hesse designed one of VanCAF 2016's three variant poster covers, which will be available for purchase as part of the 2016 VIP packages.

Faith Erin Hicks

Faith Erin Hicks

Friends with Boys, The Last of Us: American Dreams

Faith Erin Hicks is a writer and artist in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her previous works include Zombies Calling, The War at Ellsmere, Brain Camp (with Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan), Friends with Boys, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong (with Prudence Shen), the Bigfoot Boy series (with J. Torres), The Last of Us: American Dreams (with Neil Druckmann) and the Eisner Award-winning The Adventures of Superhero Girl. Her latest book, The Nameless City, comes out in April 2016.

Ken Steacy

Ken Steacy

Astroy Boy, Spider-Man, Victor Vector & Yondo

Ken Steacey decided at age eleven to become a professional comic book author/illustrator, a dream he realized in 1974. Since then, he has worked in the industry as writer, artist, art director, editor, and publisher, chronicling the exploits of Astro Boy, Spider-Man, Harry Potter, and the Star Wars gang, to name but a few. In addition to creating his own intellectual property, he has also collaborated with other writers, including Harlan Ellison and Douglas Coupland.

He is a recipient of an Eisner and an Inkpot award, and in 2009 was inducted into the Canadian Comic Book Hall of Fame, a lifetime achievement award for contributions to the industry. He currently teaches Comics & Graphic Novels at Camosun College in Victoria BC, a visual storytelling program he co-created with his wife, author/illustrator Joan Steacy.

Ken Steacy designed one of VanCAF 2016's three variant poster covers, which will be available for purchase as part of the 2016 VIP packages.