Yuki is a freelance artist based in Oregon. She has taught herself through years of creating comics, using traditional and digital media to produce a wide range of art styles.
Her newest work is the Webtoon original series, “Gates of Hell”, co-created with Dennis Culver.
Her previous work includes “Golgotha” (Image/Top Cow), “GameSpace” (Phoenix Dreams Publishing), along with several self-published mini-comics and books such as “Illustrated Moments of the Lewis and Clark Expedition”.
She loves tea, donuts, and collecting cute things.
Gary started his career in comics as an inker for DC in 1980. He has worked for all the major companies including Marvel, Disney, Dark Horse, Image, and Archie.
Gary was nominated for a Harvey Award for my inks over Steve Rude's “Nexus”.
He is best known for his how-to book entitled, “The Art of Comic Book Inking”.
Currently, Gary illustrates a monthly comic strip for the "American Legion" magazine.
Matthew started his career in 1997 drawing backgrounds and inking other artists. His break came in 1999 when he was the monthly artist on DC’s Wonder Woman for a year. A character he’s returned to from time to time throughout the years most notably Wonder Woman Rebirth special. Although best known for his work with DC, Matthew has worked for both Marvel and Valiant on various titles.
Professionally, Matthew has worked with the top writers in comics including Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen, Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Mark Millar and Greg Rucka. He also co-created the book FELON with Greg Rucka.
Commissions and Sketch inquiries can be sent to email@example.com
Mark Arnold is a Pop Culture Historian.
He has authored over 15 books on the subjects of Harvey Comics, Underdog, Pink Panther, The Beatles, The Monkees, Dennis the Menace, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Disney, Cracked magazine and more.
He also hosts his own Fun Ideas Podcast featuring various celebrities and fans discussing the worlds of comic books, animation, TV, movies and music. He is currently working on books about Mad magazine and the music group The Turtles.
Linda is an American voice actress who voices characters in Japanese anime series, produced by Funimation. Her most notable roles are Frieza and Baba in “Dragon Ball Z” as well as Genkai in “Yu Yu Hakusho”.
Her other voice roles include:
Linda also wrote and performed in JJ and the Fruit Troops, a syndicated children radio show.
Sandi Sellner was born in August of 1975 in Ventura County, since her early youth she always knew what she wanted to do with her life and has always been driven by her dream. Sandi has been taking and acting classes since her "tween" years, continuing her training high school, all the while supported by her family and friends.
Following school, Sandi scored supporting roles in two local stage productions. This, as well as working as an extra on several television shows, eventually led to her first major role on the broadcast show "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" (Fox, 1994-1995) where played the role of Alpha 5.
Eli is a cosplayer from the Pacific Northwest with over 10 years of experience and a degree in Theater Arts. She has a passion for dazzling performances and sparkling fabrics.
When she is not at conventions Eli is reading YA Fantasy, creating tutorials for her YouTube channel, or dancing with her idol group “Project Constellation”. Eli loves all things sparkly, pink and cute!
Eli is so excited to be hosting and judging the cosplay contests at Mid Valley Comic Art Expo, so she cannot wait to see everyone's incredible costumes.
In the meantime she wants to remind you all to Keep Sewing, Stay Positive, and Have Fun!
Pop-Culture Nerd Rock by two geeks from Oregon who love Chewbacca, friendship & keeping it real.
Chris Waffle and Joel Machiela armed with acoustic guitars bring their special blend of funny nerd rock to the masses. Described as “Tenacious D meets Jonathan Colton”, the musical duo has taken their funny and energetic stage show all over the Pacific Northwest.
Chris Waffle (lead vocals and bass) moved to Portland from a state to the south which shall not be named. He started writing and releasing nerd rock albums in 2005 as part of his former band Hot Waffles.
Joel Machiela (Guitar and vocals) hails from the Greater Chicagoland Area of the Middle West has always dreamt of becoming a rock star. He is hoping that playing in Megathruster does not derail that dream.
What happens when “Nerd Rock Musician” Chris Waffle and “Canby City Councilor” Sarah Spoon join forces to create music influenced by their love of pop culture and passion for social justice?
The Chris Waffle Explosion formed during the pandemic shutdown of 2020 this isolation led to its creation and now they are ready to bring their comedy/nerdcore rap to the masses.
Chris Waffle has been writing and performing music for more than 25 years. He started his career as part of the comedy rock duo Hot Waffles who appeared with Kevin Smith, Dr. Demento, Tommy Chong and on KROQ.
Sarah Spoon has appeared on several board game and comic convention panels to discuss why nerds should run for office. She was the first openly queer elected official in Canby, Oregon. Sarah developed a love for performance as a nationally ranked high school value debater and in collegiate policy debate.
Z Fighters Worldwide will be returning for our 2024 Mid Valley Comic Art Expo!
They are a charity base "Dragon Ball Z" themed cosplay group dedicated to helping their communities by doing charitable causes to help out those in need and to bring smiles to fans of all ages. This cosplay group was founded in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and it is open to anyone anywhere in the United States or around the world.
Star Wars Oregon will be returning for our 2024 Mid Valley Comic Art Expo!
The bad guys of the 501st Legion and the good guys of the Rebel Legion work together in Oregon and SW Washington to bring Star Wars joy to children and adults at hundreds of local events each year.
Their members have costumes in Cloud City Garrison (501st Legion), Kashyyyk Base (Rebel Legion), or both groups (double agents).