Larry Houston is an Emmy-nominated professional and Golden Reel Award winner with over thirty years experience. Larry has contributed to the success of many exciting animated television series, working in the capacity of Director and/or Producer/Director. Such hits include
- Fox-TV’s THE X-MEN
- Hanna Barbera’s THE NEW ADVENTURES OF JONNY QUEST
- New World Pictures’ THE FANTASTIC FOUR
- MGM’s ROBOCOP: ALPHA COMMANDO
- NBC’s THE KARATE KID
- NBC’s CAPTAIN PLANET
- CBS’ THE CARE BEARS TV series
- and 3 CARE BEAR movies.
Larry has written scripts and produced episodes for the G.I. JOE animated series and was a key director on the GI JOE feature. He also created/directed the phenomenal GI JOE movie opening titles.Read More
David Baron is the creator and writer of STAINED, the smash-hit and sold out sci-fi mini-series published by 451 Media. He is also known for his work on DC Comics’ BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR BATMAN BEYOND, IMMORTAL MEN, and WONDER WOMAN, and VALIANT’s BLOODSHOT: REBORN (currently filming, with a 2020 release date by Sony Pictures Entertainment).Read More
Jandro Gamboa is an award-winning writer and full-time teacher. MONTY GOMEZ IS THE LUCHADOR is his first published comic. He has been inspired by several Latino creators and hopes to inspire several more.Read More
Chris Moreno is a comics creator and art director whose more recent work, THE COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING, co-authored with Aubrey Sitterson, releases October 2nd from Ten Speed Press/Penguin Random House. His work has also appeared in comics such as WORTH from Roddenberry Entertainment, Disney’s TOY STORY for BOOM! Studios, and Paul Jenkins’ SIDEKICK from Image Comics, MOTEL HELL, WORLD WAR HULK: FRONTLINE, DRACULA VS. KING ARTHUR, and MONKEY IN A WAGON VS. LEMUR ON A BIG WHEEL. His creator-owned work includes SANZ PANTZ: NINJA PLATYPUS and his self-published ZOMBIE D*CKHEADS. His entertainment work includes storyboards for commercials and video games, including 2K Games’ MAFIA II and THE DARKNESS 2, and production art for TV shows like Disney Channel’s MIGHTY MED and DOG WITH A BLOG.Read More
Tara Cosplay (Tara-Nicole Azarian in real life) is the energetic, quirky host of the hit webshow, “Nerdtabulous.” She
is known for her unique combination of girl-next-door sex appeal and brains! She is well known in the cosplay
community as the Pin-up cosplayer with a cheeky sense of humor. Her Instagram feed always provides a good dose
of eye candy and clever puns.
At San Diego Comic Con 2018 she was won a Cosplay Creator Award from the SYFY Network for her genderbend
Elvis Presley Cosplay! Receiving this award is one of her favorite cosplay moments!
She’s been a Covergirl for Cosplazine Magazine, Delicious Dolls Magazine Nerdy Girl / Cosplay Issue, and the AX
Cover of DTLA Magazine. She had an 8-page interview and pictorial in Simply Sxy Magazine, is in the Team Pinup 2017 coffee table Holiday book, and has been published in Cosplay Culture Magazine. You have seen her on
“Tauntfest,” “Nerd Girls Draw,” and “Nerd Talk Live,” but her resume boasts over 70 credits on film & TV.
In addition to cosplay, she’s a well known Indie filmmaker (winner of 5 Telly Awards), model and actress. She has
written and directed 7 short films and has played over 150 film festivals, including the prestigious Dances With
Films at the TCL Chinese Theaters on Hollywood Blvd. Tara has worked in TV, film, and commercials since she was 4
years old. She is attached to a new series called “Karma Klub” where plays the role of Fluke.
This multitalented lady never disappoints!Read More
John Pirruccello is an actor best known for his roles as Deputy Chad Broxford on TWIN PEAKS and Detective John Loach on BARRY.Read More
Lisa Pinelli is a professional model and cosplayer from Southern California. Lisa was titled Playboy Miss Social Miss May 2013. She is an advocate for animal well-being and enjoys traveling, fitness, parkour, and aerial arts. Lisa loves crafting props and armor. A few of her armored cosplays include Bowser and Dovahkiin.Read More
Chrysta Bell (her first name) is a performing artist, recording artist, songwriter, and actress who incorporates dynamic theatrical and media elements into unforgettable performance experiences.
During a 25-year career in music, she has toured 36 countries as a headlining act and shared the stage with legends Willie Nelson, Brian Setzer, Donovan, Moby, the band YES, members of the band King Crimson, Adrian Utely of Portishead, David J of Bauhaus, among others.
Chyrsta Bell is a long time collaborator with artist David Lynch. Since first appearing on the soundtrack for the surreal epic INLAND EMPIRE with a song they co-wrote entitled “Polish Poem,” the pair have released two critically acclaimed albums, This Train (2011) and Somewhere In The Nowhere (2016), both produced and co-written by Lynch. The collaboration entered a new chapter when Lynch cast Chrysta Bell in her television acting debut as FBI Agent Tammy Preston in TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN.
Her 2017 musical release, We Dissolve, is a full-length studio record with Mercury Prize-winning producer John Parish, long time P.J. Harvey collaborator and producer. The new album includes guest contributors Adrian Utley of Portishead, keyboardist Geoff Downes of the bands Asia and Yes, and drone metal guitarist Stephen O’Malley of Sunn O))).
Chyrsta Bell is currently working on a new album that will be released in early 2019.
Marco Finnegan is a comic book artist known for his work with 12 Guage, Vault, Image, and Lerner books. His most recent work is a graphic adaptation of Ace Atkins’ novel, CROSSROAD BLUES. He graduated with a B.A. in Art from California State University, Fullerton and has taught graphic novel classes in high schools.Read More