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San Diego Comic-Con 2024 Special Guests [UPDATE May 22]

Comic-Con International has begun unveiling this year’s list of Special Guests, the invited guests who appear at San Diego Comic-Con and are featured in a special “Spotlight” panel during the convention, so attendees have a chance to hear their favorite authors and artists speak live.

From their site, here’s the list of the Special Guests headed to SDCC 2024:

  • Liz Climo • Cartoonist, animator, and author, Rory the Dinosaur, The Little World of Liz Climo, and Lobster is the Best Medicine
  • Jo Duffy • Writer, Power Man and Iron Fist, Catwoman, Batman, Wolverine, Fallen Angels, Nestrobber, Glory, Crystar, Elvira, Defenders, Punisher, and Star Wars, as well as the English language edition of Akira
  • Patrick McDonnell • Creator, MUTTS
  • Christopher Paolini • Creator, World of Eragon and the Fractalverse
  • Dan Santat • Creator/author: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend and the New York Times bestselling books Are We There Yet? and After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)
  • Bryan Talbot • Writer/artist: Judge Dredd, Batman, Sandman, The Adventures of Luther Arkwright, The Tale of One Bad RatAlice in Sunderland, Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes (with Mary Talbot), and his Grandville series of steampunk detective thrillers
  • Juanjo Guarnido • Artist, Blacksad: Somewhere within the Shadows, They All Fall Down
  • Rick Law • Illustrator/producer, The Walt Disney Company, Drew: The Man Behind the Poster, Floyd Norman: An Animated Life
  • Rick Parker • Artist/writer, Drafted, The Bossmen, Bullpen Bullseye, Beavis and Butt-Head
  • Thien Pham • Graphic novelist/educator, Sumo, Family Style
  • Linda Sunshine • Author, Plain Jane Works Out
  • Mariko Tamaki • Co-creator, This One SummerLaura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me
  • Charles Ardai • Creator/writer, Gun Honey, Hard Case Crime, Haven, The Nice Guys
  • Rodney Barnes • Writer/producer/comic creator, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, Zombie Love imprint
  • Daniel Clowes • Cartoonist/illustrator/screenwriter, Eightball, Ghost World
  • Gerry Conway • Creator/writer, co-creator of The Punisher, Firestorm, Power Girl, Man-Thing, Werewolf-by-Night
  • Naomi Novik • Writer, Scholomance trilogy, Buried Deep and Other Stories
  • Julia Wertz [APPEARING FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY] • Cartoonist, Museum of Mistakes, Drinking at the Movies, The Infinite Wait

You can also catch up on tons of other things and people who will be at San Diego Comic-Con in our Under the Tents updates.

Are you excited about these guests? Let us know in the comments.

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