Category: Special Guests

Lou Ferrigno

Special Guests

We have a Hulk! Please give a BIG ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo welcome to the absolutely legendary Lou Ferrigno to our Year 6.0 event. That’s right true believers, the star of The Incredible Hulk is headed to the mighty ICT! Although Mr. Ferrigno might be best known for his role as the Hulk he has starred in numerous feature films such as Hercules, Pumping Iron and The Seven Magnificent Gladiators. He also had numerous roles on TV such as the series The King of Queens, The Fall Guy, Matt Houston, Night court and many. many more. He is also a world famous bodybuilder having won the IFBB Mr. Universe title 2 consecutive years in a row (1973 and 1974 respectively). We are absolutely thrilled to have him join us as one of our featured celebrity guests of honor at the ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo Year 6.0 event!

MR. LOU FERRIGNO WILL BE APPEARING BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY March 5th and 6th, 2022 for our Year 6.0 event!

Dean Cain

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Dean Cain as Superman in front of US flag

APPEARING SATURDAY MARCH 5th, 2022 ONLY!

Up, up and away! Please give a SUPER big ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo welcome to Dean Cain to our Year 6.0 event! Starring as Clark Kent/Superman on the hit TV series Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. Mr. Dean Cain will be appearing one day only on Saturday March 5th, 2022 all day long as part of our Year 6.0 celebration. Although Mr. Dean Cain might be best known for his role as Superman he has starred in numerous feature films such as The Broken Hearts Club, Rat Race, Out of Time, Andy The Talking Hedgehog, and Bailey’s Billion$. He also has had numerous roles on TV such as the host and producer of Ripley’s Believe it or Not!, 10 Million dollar Bigfoot Bounty and recently portrayed Jeremiah Danvers on Supergirl. In June 2021, it was announced that he would have his directorial debut with Little Angels and have a main role in it. We are absolutely thrilled to have Mr. Dean Cain join us as one of our featured celebrity guests of honor at the ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo Year 6.0 event!


MR. DEAN CAIN WILL BE APPEARING SATURDAY ONLY March 5th 2022 for our Year 6.0 event!

Jerry “The King” Lawler

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Hail to the King! Please give a royal ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo welcome to pro wrestling legendary superstar Jerry “The King” Lawler to our Year 6.0 event. Since making his pro debut in 1970 he has won 168 championships. It’s a feat that no other wrestler in history has come close to matching. Lawler’s unprecedented contributions to the sport and entertainment industry were recognized with induction into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame in 1996 and WWE Hall of Fame in 2007. Reigning over sports-entertainment since the 1970s, Jerry “The King” Lawler has thrilled in the ring as the pride of Memphis, Tenn. and entertained from the announce table as WWE Raw’s most irrepressible broadcaster. He is also a noted comic book artist and video game voice actor. Competing in his fifth decade as a wrestler, Lawler proved that his piledriver — just like his wit — was still as devastating as ever. All hail The King! We are absolutely thrilled to have him join us as one of our featured celebrity guests of honor at the ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo Year 6.0 event!

MR. JERRY “THE KING” LAWLER WILL BE APPEARING BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY March 5th and 6th, 2022 for our Year 6.0 event!

Adrian Ropp

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Image of Adrian Ropp's work on He-man

Please give a big ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo welcome to the multi talented Adrian Ropp! Mr. Ropp was the Lead Story Artist for the Award -Winning Disney Infinity franchise, where he served as a story director for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the fastest selling toys-to-life game in history. He was also the Story Lead for the beloved Cars franchise on three different projects, include Cars 2 and Cars 3. In addition to his work at Disney, Adrian draws many all-ages comics such as Pink Panther, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Casper, the Three Stooges, and the acclaimed and SOLD OUT Underdog Free Comic Book Day Issue. Adrian enjoys talking to his fans and encouraging younglings on their journey to express their own creativity. We are absolutely thrilled to have Mr. Adrian Ropp as our Artist Guest of Honor at our ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo Year 6.0 event!

  

Craig Skaggs

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Craig Scaggs

ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo is pleased to welcome Craig Skaggs as a guest for our Year 6.0 event! Mr. Skaggs has worked for numerous magazine, gaming, comic, and children’s books publishers and was a cover artist for Random House and Wing Press. Currently he is an official fine artist for Lucasfilm and Disney. Mr. Skaggs will have prints of his artwork for sale as well as doing convention art and commissions so be sure to stop by his booth to get in on the action!

Rick Stasi

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Image of Rick Stasi's work for DC, Marvel, and Disney

ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo is pleased to welcome Rick Stasi as a featured guest for our Year 6.0 event! Mr. Stasi is an an accomplished comic book artist with credits at DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Charlton Comics, NOW Comics (Twilight Zone), Eclipse, Disney, Warner Bros. (Looney Tunes & Tiny Toons for Steven Spielberg) and LucasFilms/STAR WARS.

Rick also contributes to Wonder Woman Day, an annual charity event that supports shelters for abused women and children.

Rick has taught comics, sequential art and storyboarding courses for more that twenty years, as an instructor with the Shawnee Mission School District, The Westport School of Art and The Kansas City Art Institute. He currently gives individual instruction and career counseling.

A true renaissance man, Rick Stasi is also an accomplished author and performer. His first non-comics related publishing venture, a book of original poetry and musings titled Funny You Should Ask! is in its second printing. Rick also produced a 2-CD audio collection of original poetry, musings and music Talking To Myself (To You!) and performs An Evening With Rick Stasi, one-man shows in live venues, for local charities. Currently, he is working on an animated version of this work. He is also a voice talent.

Rick has recently launched his own YouTube channel, Ninth Street Theatre Presents, Playhouse of the Mind featuring his spoken word performances and graphic design.

Most of all Mr. Rick Stasi has been a Wichita fan favorite since the 1980’s and we are thrilled to have him back with us here in the mighty ICT! Shazam!

Chris Moore

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Chris Moore Headshot 2021

ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction Expo proudly welcomes Black Raven Comic’s artist Chris Moore as one of our Artist Guests of Honor at our Year 5.0 Event! Chris has been putting pen to paper all his life. Being the artist and designer on Stormhammer Saga has been the chance to fulfill the same dream of every kid who grew up reading comics. Besides being an illustrator, he is a professional graphic designer, and an avid student of medieval history, especially Scottish, Viking, and German cultures. Coincidentally, he’s sure he was born at least 500 years later than he should have been.

Randall Aviks

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Randall Aviks Headshot 2021

ICT Comic Con and Science Fiction is pleased to welcome Randall Aviks as one of our Artist Guests of Honor for our Year 5.0 event!  Wichita’s own Randall Aviks is an actor and assistant director, known for Darkness (1993), The Dead Can’t Dance (2010), Other (2015), and most recently Red Hand (2017). Probably best known for his role as Liven the Vampire, Randall is also one of the creative forces behind Black Raven Comics as a comic book artist and writer. Together with writer/creator Richard Cathey, Randall Aviks is a co – creator of the Space Pirate Takeo. Randall’s unique and creative art style has put Space Pirate Takeo in a universe of it’s own. Randall and Co Artist Guest of Honor Chris Moore are teaming up on an exiting new Black Raven Comics project as well. Stop by the Black Raven Comic’s booth to check it out.

Richard Cathey

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Richard Cathey Head Shot

A Wichita native, Richard Cathey has had a lifelong affinity for comics, fantasy and science fiction in general. He is the founder of Black Raven Comics, our own ICT comic Con and Science Fiction Expo and co-founder of The Great Plains Renaissance Festival. His creative works include being the author/creator of “The Stormhammer Saga” series as well as one half of the dynamic duo behind Black Raven’s newest project “Space Pirate Takeo”. Besides writing and producing renaissance festivals he was also the tour manager for the heavy metal band Manilla Road from 2008 – 2018 and is currently the tour manager for the heavy metal band OMEN. Born in 1969, he arrived just in time for the first lunar landing and Woodstock – no wonder the 60’s are still such a blur for him!

Davis Ray Sickmon, Jr

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Davis Ray Sickmon, Jr Head Shot 2021

Davis Ray Sickmon, Jr runs Wichita’s oldest video game development studio, and has spent 20 years in game development, ranging from 2D puzzle games to contracting on 3D games to table top role playing games, and has experience in all phases and sections of game development from marketing & management to design & programming.  Davis has shipped 10 games of his own in the last 19 years in both the field of video games and table top games.  Davis is a strong advocate for game development as a vocation in the local area, having taught video game development classes a private learning center and at the college level, and maintains various advisory board positions at a local college.

Davis is also the founder of the Kansas Authors’ Pavilion that appears twice a year at the Great Plains Renaissance Festival, and is the guy who handles the ICTComicCon website.

Davis will be running his Slacker Table again – stop by to take a break from the con, play some games, and chat. Davis also loves to talk in the third person when writing his own entry on this site.