Guests

Meet your heroes at Heroes Dutch Comic Con

Have you ever been so close to your favorite Hollywood stars in real life? Our visitors have the possibility to meet the characters from series and movies where they’re a fan of. Each edition we invite a number of special guests. Admire them on the main stage and ask them a question, get a signature or take a picture together. Create moments you’ll never forget and have your special meeting captured in the photobooth.

Actors

Marie Avgeropoulos

Best known as Octavia Blake in The 100. You may also recognise her for her roles Isolation, Numb, A Remarkable Life, Tracers and I Love You Beth Cooper.

Evanna Lynch

Evanna Lynch gained her fame portraying the role of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter film franchise for Warner Brothers. She’s also starring in My name is Emily.

Michiel Huisman

He plays Daario Naharis in the Game of Thrones and has a lead role as Steven Crain in The Haunting of Hill House. He can also be seen in the series Orphan Black, Nashville and the film Age of Adaline.

Colin O’Donoghue

In 2012, Colin booked a series regular role on ABC’s hit series Once Upon A Time, playing fan favorite “Captain Hook.” The series went for 7 seasons and was licensed in over 190 countries, ranking high throughout key European markets, as well as in the United States.

Ian Ziering

Ian Ziering played the ‘chatty’ Steve Sanders in the Beverly Hills 90210 series. Today, Ziering is best known as the leading actor Fin Shepard from SyFy Channel’s film Sharknado (2013).

Marie Avgeropoulos

Best known as Octavia Blake in The 100. You may also recognise her for her roles Isolation, Numb, A Remarkable Life, Tracers and I Love You Beth Cooper.

Evanna Lynch

Evanna Lynch gained her fame portraying the role of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter film franchise for Warner Brothers. She’s also starring in My name is Emily.

Michiel Huisman

He plays Daario Naharis in the Game of Thrones and has a lead role as Steven Crain in The Haunting of Hill House. He can also be seen in the series Orphan Black, Nashville and the film Age of Adaline.

Colin O’Donoghue

In 2012, Colin booked a series regular role on ABC’s hit series Once Upon A Time, playing fan favorite “Captain Hook.” The series went for 7 seasons and was licensed in over 190 countries, ranking high throughout key European markets, as well as in the United States.

Ian Ziering

Ian Ziering played the ‘chatty’ Steve Sanders in the Beverly Hills 90210 series. Today, Ziering is best known as the leading actor Fin Shepard from SyFy Channel’s film Sharknado (2013).

comic artists

Arthur Adams

Arthur Adams is an award-winning artist who became an immediate fan favorite as the penciler on the critically acclaimed 1985 Longshot mini-series. His decades-spanning career has included cover and interior work on a very long list of impressive titles.

Carlos Pacheco

The Spanish Carlos Pacheco has been one of the most important comic artists in the last two decades. He started doing covers for Spanish editions of Marvel Comics until the opportunity to work for Marvel UK arose.

CAFU

CAFU worked for Marvel on comic books like Black Panther. He was named by DC Comics as one of the artists responsible for the New-52, a relaunch of DC Comic, with The Grifter and Blackhawk’s titles. He recently returned to Marvel, where he illustrates the best-selling Valkyrie: Jane Foster.

Kurt Busiek

Kurt Busiek broke in to comics in 1982, selling his first scripts to both DC and Marvel Comics within a month of graduating college. But he didn’t break through until 1994 with Marvels’ “The groundbreaking mini-series” he did with painter Alex Ross.

Joyce Chin

Joyce Chin has been working in comics since 1995 when she penciled several issues of Guy Gardner: Warrior for DC Comics.

Alanna Smith

Alanna Smith is an associate editor in the Avengers office at Marvel Comics. She currently works on MS. Marvel, Ironheart and most books in the Avengers and Fantastic Four families, including Captain America, Tony Stark, Iron Man and the upcoming Doctor Doom.

Chris Sprouse

Chris Sprouse has drawn everything from Action Comics to the Uncanny X-Men, but he’s probably best known for his work on Wildstorm/DC Comics’ Tom Strong series.

Brad Walker

Brad Walker has worked for both DC Comics and Marvel. He’s mostly known for his work on Batman: Detective Comics for DC Comics.

Arthur Adams

Arthur Adams is an award-winning artist who became an immediate fan favorite as the penciler on the critically acclaimed 1985 Longshot mini-series. His decades-spanning career has included cover and interior work on a very long list of impressive titles.

Carlos Pacheco

The Spanish Carlos Pacheco has been one of the most important comic artists in the last two decades. He started doing covers for Spanish editions of Marvel Comics until the opportunity to work for Marvel UK arose.

CAFU

CAFU worked for Marvel on comic books like Black Panther. He was named by DC Comics as one of the artists responsible for the New-52, a relaunch of DC Comic, with The Grifter and Blackhawk’s titles. He recently returned to Marvel, where he illustrates the best-selling Valkyrie: Jane Foster.

Kurt Busiek

Kurt Busiek broke in to comics in 1982, selling his first scripts to both DC and Marvel Comics within a month of graduating college. But he didn’t break through until 1994 with Marvels’ “The groundbreaking mini-series” he did with painter Alex Ross.

Joyce Chin

Joyce Chin has been working in comics since 1995 when she penciled several issues of Guy Gardner: Warrior for DC Comics.

Alanna Smith

Alanna Smith is an associate editor in the Avengers office at Marvel Comics. She currently works on MS. Marvel, Ironheart and most books in the Avengers and Fantastic Four families, including Captain America, Tony Stark, Iron Man and the upcoming Doctor Doom.

cosplayers

Leobane

Leobane is a muscular French cosplayer and he is considered one of the most prominent male cosplayers of Europe. He is working on his body as well as his costumes tirelessly and the outcome is breathtaking.

Liechee

Liechee is a cosplayer from Germany and is fascinated by sewing, crafting, wig styling and makeup. She enjoys trying out new techniques or coming up with new ideas and loves to share her experience with others to help them.

Issabel

Issabel has been making costumes for comics, TV series and movies. She has been doing this for 4 years now! Issabel is known for her passion and precision depending Cosplay.

gaming

Jonny Cruz

Jonny Cruz is known for his voice overs. He has done a lot, including Lúcio in Overwatch. We are delighted to welcome him at Heroes Dutch Comic Con.

Jonny Cruz

Jonny Cruz is known for his voice overs. He has done a lot, including Lúcio in Overwatch. We are delighted to welcome him at Heroes Dutch Comic Con.

☆ Actors
Meet Hollywood stars from your favorite movies and series at Heroes Dutch Comic Con! At every edition several special guests are eager to meet you. Immortalise your meeting with them in the photobooth, get yourself an autograph in the guests square or attend one of the Q&A panels at the main stage and ask your burning questions. For the biggest fans there is a Meet & Greet opportunity with some of our special guests!
✒ Authors
Meet famous authors from all over the world at Heroes Dutch Comic Con. Did you know Dutch children's books writer Paul van Loon is present every edition of Heroes Dutch Comic Con? Meet him in person to ask him your burning questions or get your book signed by Paul. Also several exhibitors will bring authors to their booth where you can meet them. Some will attend the Cozy Corner stage so don’t forget to check out the programme!
✎ Artists & editors
Meet your favorite comic artists from all over the world and come take a look at their impressive work and get the chance to ask them your burning questions. Did you know that you are able to buy unique artwork on commission basis? Meet an editor of a big comics publisher and get a unique chance to get your own portfolio reviewed by a professional. At previous editions of Heroes Dutch Comic Con we had DC Comics’ Vice President Art Direction & Design Mark Chiarello as our guest, and Lysa Hawkin, Editor of Valliant Comics. Let yourself be inspired by these guests and enjoy the workshops and panels with these great artists.
✂ Cosplayers
As you may know, cosplay is a key element of Heroes Dutch Comic Con and a large number of our visitors attend the event dressed up as their favorite character from a movie, series or game. They meet up with other cosplayers during the Cosplay and Fan Meet Ups. At Heroes Dutch Comic Con you can also meet other cosplayers like the cosplay judges from all over the world. These artists have earned their stripes in cosplay already. You’ll get the chance to meet them personally!
▙ Gaming influencers
Meet the persons behind the voices of popular gaming characters, challenge professional esports players and meet other gaming influencers. At previous editions of Heroes Dutch Comic Con, Charles Martinet (Super Mario), Carolina Ravassa (Sombra, Overwatch), Stefanie Joosten (Quiet, Metal Gear Solid V), Dani Hagebeuk (Ajax eSports) and many other voice actors and gaming influencers attended Heroes Dutch Comic Con.

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