News & Updates

Please welcome, Sarah Douglas!

We’re thrilled to welcome our next guest: Sarah Douglas! Sarah Douglas Official —is a name most people associate with a slew of fantastic villains on the small and silver screens. Having become a recognized face to UK audiences through theatre, film, and television, international recognition came swiftly, with her breakout role as “Ursa” in the […]

Please welcome, Chris Ivy!

It’s New Comic Book Day! Please welcome our next guest artist: Chris Ivy! Christopher Ivyʼs career in the comic industry started at Marvel Comics, right after graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York City. After a year working on staff in their art dept. for art directors John Romita and Don Perlin in […]

Please welcome, Judith Hoag!

Judith Hoag is an American actress from Newburyport, Massachusetts who is known for playing April O’Neil from the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film and Gwen Piper from Halloweentown. She acted in other films including Michael Bay’s Armageddon, A Nightmare on Elm Street, I Am Number Four and Hitchcock.  

Please welcome, Ryan Browne!

A New York based freelance illustrator who has done work including pin-ups and covers for Image comics, IDW, Aftershock, Happy Tank, BOOM, Dark Horse ( titles including TMNT, Last Ronin, Department of Truth, Usagi Yojimbo, MFKZ, MOTU and More) currently the cover artist and interior artist on the new Black Caravan/Scout Comics book Murder Hobo along side writer Joe Schmalke. Presented […]

Please welcome, Mick Foley!

One of WWE’s most unlikely success stories under the guise of three distinct personas — the unpredictable Cactus Jack, the demented hippy known as Dude Love and everyone’s favorite mental patient, Mankind. These “three faces of Foley” were dangerously unique, but all shared a common trait — a willingness to always go one step too […]

Please welcome, Chris Campana!

A fan favorite-Chris Campana has been working in comics and the art industry for over 20 years. Chris is a multi-Ringo award nominee for his work on the Indie comic hit, (best graphic novel, best artist) The Adventures of Parker Reef. Campana has also worked on Gi-Joe, TMNT, Red Sonja, Lady Death, Vampirella, Pathfinder and […]

Hotel Rooms Are Filling Up Fast!

Hotel rooms continue to fill up during Granitecon weekend so we’re working on more options for attendees! The fine folks at Holiday Inn Express Manchester Airport and Holiday Inn Manchester Airport have extended a special rate for Granitecon attendees at $99 a night. Rate includes breakfast! Links for each hotel can be found at https://www.granitecon.com/stay-shop-local/ […]

Please welcome, Mateus Santolouco!

Mateus Santolouco is a comic book author and Stout Club member better known for his acclaimed work with IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Mateus has been working for most of the major comic book publishers in the United States since 2006, passing by DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image Comics, Boom! Studios and Dark Horse. His most recent work is […]

Please welcome, Jim Lawson!

Born and raised in a tiny town in northwestern Connecticut, Jim Lawson knew a few things. Those were that he loved comics and that a pencil felt good in his hands. Beyond that, he knew that he wanted to become an artist and that he had the hopeful, yet somewhat unrealistic goal for himself to […]

Please Welcome, Tom Waltz!

Tom Waltz is a former active duty U.S. Marine, Desert Storm vet, and former California National Guard Military Policeman. He is the Manager, Creative Development/Senior Editor for premiere comic book publisher IDW Publishing (www.IDWpublishing.com), as well as the writer of critically-acclaimed graphic novels, including TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, THE LAST FALL, CHILDREN OF THE GRAVE, […]