SPECIAL GUESTS

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Kyle Pacek

Kyle Pacek is an up and coming actor who has lit Hollywood on fire with his roles on The Mandalorian (2020-2022) as an Underworld Jawa, and a Bounty Hunter in Season Two in the episode “The Passenger.”

 

His other credits include All About Lizzie (2012-2013), The Jimmy Kimmel Show (2016), and American Horror Story (2014-2015).

 

We ask all Oregonians to wish him a special welcome since this is his first time ever in Oregon.

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Carla Perez

Carla Perez is an actress who is best known as playing Rita Repulsa in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1994-1996), and Ziktor’s Beauty in the series VR Troopers (1995). Her other credits include Power Rangers Dino Thunder (2004), Power Rangers Zeo (1996), Power Rangers Turbo (1997), Power Rangers in Space (1998), and False Affairs (2018).

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Cesar Garcia

Cesar Garcia continues to make waves in Hollywood appearing in the television show Bosch next season, but his acting craft has brought him to be a Latin Legend and has worked on franchises that will be remembered for a lifetime, His body of work includes Fast and Furious (2009), Breaking Bad (2008-2009), Hollywood Heights (2012), Runaways (2012), and many more.

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Larry Mathews

Larry Mathews is best known for his role as Ritchie Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show. He also starred in  Soap (1977) and The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (2004).

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Jackey Neyman Jones

It’s been called the “worst movie ever made”, and not only is Jackey Neyman Jones one of its last surviving actors, but she’s the only one willing to talk about it. 2016 marked the 50-year anniversary of the release of Manos: The Hands of Fate, a low-budget horror film considered by many to be the “barometer by which all bad films are rated”. Six year old Jackey played Little Debbie, her father, Tom Neyman was The Master. In 1993 it achieved cult status after Comedy Central’s Mystery Science Theater 3000 dealt the riff treatment and introduced a whole new audience of cult film aficionados to the awkward movie. Today, Jackey Neyman Jones, an artist, actress and producer, lovingly tends to the flame of Manos — with her behind-the-scenes book Growing up with Manos: The Hands of Fate co- authored by Laura Mazzuca Toops (foreword written by Joel Hodgson, creator of MST3K), and with her new sequel film, Manos Returns.

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Rick Hoberg

Rick Hoberg began his career in the mid-1970's, working for Russ Manning on Tarzan comic books for overseas distribution (1975–1976).

 

Shortly afterward, Hoberg began freelancing for Marvel Comics via Roy Thomas. This included penciling on Kull The Destroyer, Savage Sword Of Conan, What If...?, and Star Wars. Hoberg mainly drew for such DC Comics in the 1980's working on titles such as All-Star Squadron, Batman, Brave And The Bold, Captain Carrot, Checkmate, DC Challenge, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, New Gods, and Justice League Annuals. He later co-created and penciled Eternity Smith at Hero Comics. Rick also contributed to Roger Rabbit at Disney’s short lived comics line.

 

In the 1990s, Hoberg co-created The Strangers with Steve Englehart for Malibu’s Ultraverse line. He drew The Strangers until the Ultraverse line was shut down upon being acquired by Marvel.

 

In 2002–2003, Hoberg worked with Stefano Gaudiano on the art for the Batman Family series for DC Comics.

 

Besides his comics work, Hoberg has been active in animation since 1978 as a storyboard artist, model designer, and layout man for Hanna Barbera, Ruby-Spears, Filmation, Marvel Productions and Marvel Films, DIC, Universal Animtion, Walt Disney, Cartoon Network, Film Roman, Warner Bros, and many others. Among the many animated series Hoberg has contributed to are Godzilla, Super Friends, Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends, The Incredible Hulk, GI Joe, Defenders Of The Earth, Jem, Spider-Man The Animated Series, Justice League, X-Men, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Hoberg also served as a director/producer for Marvel Productions, where he co-created the first X-Men cartoon, Pryde Of The X-Men. More recent animation work includes Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Spider-Man, War Of The Worlds: Goliath, Hulk And The Agents Of S.M.A.S.H., Transformers:Robots In Disguise, and The Swan Princess DTVs.

 

Hoberg has done some live action film work as well on movies such as Cyborg and the TV miniseries Stephen King’s IT.

 

In addition, Hoberg has drawn line artwork for the official Star Wars style guide for Lucasfilm over the years. He was also the Lead Cinematic Storyboard Artist at 343 Industries for Halo 4 and Halo 5.

 

Hoberg has received an Inkpot Award, as well as Toonie Awards for his work.

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Floydman Sumner 

Robert “Floydman” Sumner is the mind and imagination behind Planet F Studios. As a self trained artist, he got his start in the small press network in the 90’s producing his own comics and magazines but moved on to creating original sketch cards for Topps and other trading card companies working on such properties as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars Chrome Legacy, MST3K, Sharknado and Wacky Packages as well as becoming a fan favorite on numerous Garbage Pail Kids card sets. 

Based in the Willamette Valley, Floyd has been a guest at numerous local conventions and events and is excited about his first appearance at Meadowlark where he will be drawing and selling original art and other goodies as well as his own trading card sets including his latest series THE ROCKING DEAD.

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Blake Coker

Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Blake is a published illustrator who strives to tell new and engaging stories. His work often pulls from his background of reading comics and watching films and has always been inspired by the detailed storytelling.

He is a BFA graduate from the University of Idaho and is currently working on a comic book about his brother with Autism. Blake wants to share his personal experiences that he has had with his brother to help spread knowledge and empathy towards all people with disabilities.

 

Blake has had the pleasure of illustrating four children’s books and has taken the experiences he has learned to help him tell his own creative narratives. Along with children’s books, Blake has also done album artwork as well as posters and other advertisements for numerous events.

Blake is also a Team Colossus comic book artist.

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Blair Bat

Winner of the Meadowark Art Contest

I am a local artist who specializes in drawing a lot of cute girls from anime, comics and other pop culture. My art has a mix of anime and western comic book influences. You may have seen some of my art merch at the Grants Pass Saturday Market or at Iguana Comics.

FREE Meadowlark posters by Blair Bat will be available for the first 100 attendees.

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Meadowlark

MEADOWLARK is the official mascot of Meadowlark Comic Con and Oregon's own superhero. She roams the woods protecting good and defeating evil.

Meadowlark was created by author Davidson L. Haworth and artist Chris Marrinan. She is brought to life by Medford's very own cosplayer, fan-favorite @Cosplaimee

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Eekie and Snow

Montana natives Eekie and Snow are ready to help you create and conquer the costumes of your imagination. Eekie has been an active performer for 7 years and a costumer for 11 years: crying, gluing, and sewing her way through many an event and creation. She specializes in cosplay that can be worn for performance purposes whether it be for dance, music, or LARP. Snow has been an active costumer and prop builder for 10 years. She specializes in working with thermoplastics, craft/EVA foam, and electronics to bring an otherworldly flair to the design. They have been a team for the past 10 years and look forward to sharing their passion with you.

*All guests are subject to change

See our 2018 and 2019 lineups in Archive