River Road Expo
Tioga Downs Casino
3284 West River Road
Nichols, NY
April 19, 2015

Ken Wheaton Added to Guest List

The River Road Expo is happy to announce that Ken Wheaton has been added to the guest list for our April show!

Ken’s most current published work can be seen in the hardcover book Bart Simpson’s Manual Of Mischief, C. Montgomery Burns’ Handbook Of World Domination and a recent issue of The Simpsons. He also served as editor of the recently released Munster Memories: A Coffin Table Book with Butch Patrick, and is currently working on designs for an upcoming, but top secret, film project. Ken has done work for Bongo, IDW, DC, Image, Moonstone, and Airwave. Most notably, he’s inked stories in Futurama, Bart Simpson Comics, Simpsons Winter Wing Ding, Bart Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror and Radioactive Man. Other comic book work includes the Official Adaptation of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol and issues of I Dream of Jeannie, The Phantom, El Mucho Grande-Wrestler for Hire, Kolchak: The Night Stalker and Buckaroo Banzai-The Prequel. Ken teaches an extremely popular comic book production workshop, which yields anthologies of student work and prepares teens interested in entering the field. He also works with The Strong National Museum of Play as a teaching artist. He drew a special commemorative premium comic celebrating the birthday of cartoon icon Popeye, and drew several stories for 80th IDW’s Popeye series.

Scott Hanna set to appear

The River Road Expo is happy to announce that legendary inker Scott Hanna will be joining us at our Spring 2015 show on April 19th!

A top inker in the graphic novel industry, Scott Hanna has been drawing and inking comic books for over 25 years. His work has been published in well over 100 graphic novels, and heʼs inked over 17,000 pages of graphic art. At Marvel Comics, Scottʼs worked on all the top characters at the company, including the Avengers, Spider-Man, IronMan, the X-Men and the Hulk. Heʼs drawn Spider-man for fifteen years, working on almost every title starring the wall-crawler. 

At DC Comics, he worked on many of their major titles, most notably a five year run on Detective Comics starring Batman and Green Lantern Corps in the new 52. Currently he is working on New Avengers and Avengers Assemble for Marvel, and Futures End, New Suicide Squad and Batman Eternal for DC Comics. 

Scott received a total of five Inkwell Awards for “Favorite Inker”, “Most Adaptable Inker” and “Props Award”from 2010-2012, the 2005 Wizard Fan Award for “Best Inker” and the 2002 Eisner award for “Best Serialized Story” - Amazing Spider-Man #30-35: “Coming Home”. His work appeared in the Smithsonianʼs 9/11 anniversary exhibit with artwork from the book HEROES. He had a one man show at the Storefront Artist Project in Pittsfield, MA ; the Art of Scott Hanna, and his art was featured in a 2010 exhibit at the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art in NYC.