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Powerhouse Comic Con 2023




David Faustino, comedy legend as Bud Bundy in “Married With Children (1987-1997), and other films and television including Sharknado 4 (2016), Dragons: Race To The Edge (2015-2018), The Legend of Korra (2012-2014), Dreamworks Dragons (2013-2014), Star-ving (2009), The Batman (2008), Batman Beyond (2000), and many more.

This is a very rare appearance so make sure you catch and meet David at Powerhouse Comic Con at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on May 20th!




Tracey Gold has virtually grown up on television. She made an auspicious television debut in the award-winning mini-series Roots. She also enjoyed seven years on the immensely popular ABC comedy series Growing Pains after which she returned to drama in more than 20 movies for television.

Meet Tracey Gold at Powerhouse Comic Con 2023 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on May 20th!




Elise has been a voice over actress for some of the most iconic characters in anime including Pan in Dragon Ball Z and every Dragon Ball series.

Here other works include “Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files” (1993-1994), “Detective Conan” (1996-1998), “Fruit Basket” (2001, 2019-2021), “Kiddy Grade” (2002), “Fullmetal Alchemist and The Broken Angel” (2003), “Burst Angel” (2004), “Samurai 7” (2004), “Melody of Oblivion” (2004), “Witchblade” (2006), “Darker Than Black” (2009), “Fairy Tale” (2010), and “Smite” (2014).

(AUTOGRAPHS $30, SELFIE $30, or COMBO $50)



Joey D'Auria is the voice of Whisper in Yo-Kai Watch, Butch the Cat and Droopy the Dog in Tom & Jerry, Nikola Tesla in War of the Worlds: Goliath, Alastair in Ratchet and Clank - A Crack in Time, and many others.
Besides his work voicing characters in animated cartoons, movies, video games and anime, Joey was also WGN-TV's Bozo the Clown in Chicago from 1984 - 2001.
Joey D'Auria was a frequent contestant on the original "Gong Show" and actually won a Gong Show trophy with his act Dr. Flame-O, an act he later repeated on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson.
Meet Joey D'Auria at Powerhouse Comic Con 2023 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on May 20th!




Barrie Evans is a stunt suit actor who has worked in Japan and in the US in film and on stage. In Japan, Barrie worked on Super Sentai (Power Rangers) and Kamen Rider as well as Ultraman live stage shows.
Barrie got his start in 1986 as a Suit actor in The " Ultra World " live show as Ultraman Taro. From there he has worked for Toei studios in Super Sentai shows and on the Power Rangers promotion tour.
Currently, Barrie is a cosplay builder as well as doing live events. He has judged costume contests in Japan and appeared as a Cosplay Guest at events in Europe.




Lord Blood-Rah is the host of the long running syndicated series Lord Blood-Rah's Nerve Wrackin' Theatre in which he presents the best, worst and wildest horror and science fiction films ever made. The show is also available on his youtube channel, along with Lord Blood-Rah's Nerve Wrackin' Auditorium, the podcast featuring the best of old time horror radio and Capt. Paxar's Star Cadet Hour, adventures with classic retro sci-fi heroes like Flash Gordon, Capt. Z-Ro, The Space Patrol and many more.

Lord Blood-Rah also hosts the monthly classic horror/sci-fi showcase Chiller Diller Theatre live at the Orinda Theatre, Orinda Ca. every third Saturday night of the month at 8:30pm.




Having grown up in the entertainment business, Joshua Milrad has worked on numerous productions ranging from feature films, documentary films, commercials, music videos, reality TV and major network television series in various capacities from PA to Producer/Director. Cast as the young lead in the original Beastmaster feature film, Josh was inspired to learn the craft of filmmaking.
He quickly moved up from Production Assistant to Assistant Coordinator, Production Coordinator, Assistant Director, UPM, Associate Producer, and Producer. Josh has worked in various capacities on many
productions such as: The 2010 Winter Olympics, Moonlight (CBS), The US Open Of Surfing, The World Series of Poker, The Beast, American Express, Pepsi (w/Shaq), Ford, Engines of Aggression, as well as PSAs for child abuse and literacy for MTV.

His Producing and Directing work has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, Hard Copy, E! True Hollywood Stories, The History Channel, The New Yorker Magazine and Playboy Magazine. For his film work, he has been the recipient of multiple film awards from festivals including Dances With Films Festival, Had To Be Made Film Festival, Tahoe International Film Festival, Indievision Film Festival NY and The Academy of Science Fiction and Horror Golden Scroll Award. Josh currently lives in Los Angeles field producing and editing for television projects ranging from live music, surfing, skiing, BMX, skateboarding, court shows, corporate videos, The World Series of Poker and Masters of Illusion for networks such as The CW, NBC, The Discovery Channel, ESPN and MTV.
Throughout the years, Josh has worked with filmmakers ranging from Joel Silver to Franco Zeffirelli at nearly all the major movie studios on projects ranging from commercials to television to feature films.




Robert “Floydman” Sumner is the mind and imagination behind Planet F Studios. As a self-trained artist, he got his start in the small press network in the ’90s producing his own comics and magazines but moved on to creating original sketch cards for Topps and other trading card companies working on such properties as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars Chrome Legacy, MST3K, Sharknado and Wacky Packages as well as becoming a fan favorite on numerous Garbage Pail Kids card sets.




Luis Rivera has worked in the comic book industry for many years and on such great titles as The Sensational G-Girl, The Mis-Adventures of Adam West, Robin The Hood, Fun Adventure Comics, King City, Champions, War’s Chosen, Vampires Unlimited: Shades of Things to Come, Old School, The Powerhouse, Fire Fox, Pirate Bay, and C.L.A.W.S. Luis also inked Team Colossus comic book which will be available at the show.




James Pascoe is a legendary artist who has worked on both Marvel and DC Comics titles over the years and bringing the best superheroes to life in the pages of comic books. Some of his titles include “Azrael: Agent of The Bat, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, LEGION, The Titans, Empire, Batman: No Man’s Land, Batman Special, X-Men Adventures, Gambit, Adventures of Superman, Thor, Action Comics, X-Men Chronicles, Batman/Punisher, and so many other titles. James will be available for commissions, sketches, and free autographs so bring your comics.

Meet James Pascoe at Powerhouse Comic Con 2023 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on May 20th!




Peter Tieryas is the author of the award-winning Mecha Samurai Empire series (Ace Roc) and Planet Builders. He's the Narrative Director at Nicalis. He's previously worked at Pixar, Sony, EA, and Facebook.

At PHCC 2023, Peter will be doing a special panel.




Mark Badger started in comics with the Gargoyle mini-series. Along with Greenberg the Vampire and Martian Manhunter, Mark bounced around Marvel and DC. His run on American Flagg is fondly remembered by a few. Together with Bruce Simon, Mark gives illustrated talks on the art of Jack Kirby under the auspices of the Jack Kirby Museum.





Cartoonist, writer and archivist living in Berkeley. Part of the Underground Comix movement in the 70's. Bruce has written numerous articles on comics and pop-culture related subjects for MINESHAFT magazine and currently co-edits HOO-HAH!, the journal of Classic American Humor, with Ron Evry. With Mark Badger, Bruce gives illustrated talks on the art of Jack Kirby under the auspices of the Jack Kirby Museum.



Tobe, pronounced “2 B” and not “toe bee,” co-creator and artist of Alpha Q Comics (Villain Comic) and artist of Sumo Geisha, has wanted to draw comics since he picked up Silver Surfer #1 for $1.50 off of Lunar’s orange ice cream truck when he was 9 years old and after seeing how awesome a ninja turtle could be drawn, he set his heart on art.

He created his way through school getting a degree in graphic design and illustration as well as Film from Sac State. During a horrific accident his drawing pencil was fused to his hand and Tobe is now ready to bring this story to life. He currently resides in Sacramento, CA with his talented and supportive wife, his daughter, who is the apple of his eye, and a tiger.




Walden Wong is a well-respected comic book artist and has a wide range of experience in the industry. He has worked for practically every publisher out there, including DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, and VIZ media. You can see his name on a variety of titles every year.

Meet Walden Wong at Powerhouse Comic Con 2023 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on May 20th!




Chris Marrinan graduated from the Academy of Art in San Francisco, with a BFA in Illustration. He began his art career doing advertising illustration but quickly gravitated toward comics. Beginning with small publishers Eclipse, and then Heroic Comics, he then began finding steady work with Marvel and DC Comics. Chris has drawn comics for many publishers over the years, including Dark Horse and Image Comics, where he created his own titles, HeadHunters, and Ms. Fortune.
Chris has also worked on classic titles like Excalibur, Wonder Woman, Doctor Strange, Nova, and many more.

Meet Chris Marrinan at Powerhouse Comic Con 2023 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on May 20th!




Lady Deadpool Fresno is from Fresno, California and is a seasoned gamer/Beta tester and Cosplayer. She leads the way on being a unique take on an Iconic comic book character known as "Lady Deadpool". She has traveled all over California to attend and appear at comic-cons. Since 2018, she appeared at over 100+ Comic-Cons. She's a Cosplay model for Grateful Photography. She is one of the few Cosplayers that is creator approved - Lady Deadpool Fresno is Rob Liefeld approved.
She has cosplayed as Lady Deadpool, Female Venom, Ada Wong from Resident Evil, MJ Spiderman, Gwen Stacy Carnage, Gwen Stacy Venom, a Victorian cosplay, Hela from Thor Ragnarok, female Punisher, Frontman from Squid Game, Red Guard from Squid Game, Claire from the Breakfast Club and Death from the comic book Sandman among others.




"I started my Acting Career with Devore Studies when I was 7 years old. I always had a love for movies, theater, comics, and video games. From there I thought, "Why not combine everything that I love and share it with other?" Thus, I became a Cosplayer. Never did I expect my road to lead me to great things, but because of it, I now give back 110% to my community who had made me who I am today".



"I started cosplaying around 8 years ago as a way to cope with things happening in my life, and that's how I've met my bestest of friends! I use they/them pronouns. I'm a big crafter and try to spread positive experiences at every con I go to! I cosplay from a plethora of different things and I hand make a lot of my cosplays and props".

Meet Astro at Powerhouse Comic Con 2023 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on May 20th!




"I've been cosplaying for almost 7 years, currently living in California. I travel to tons of conventions all over the states, and this shall be the first year I go out of country! I create all my cosplays by hand and have entered and won many competitions throughout California- that's where most my time goes to making cosplays, staying in shape, and creating fun cosplay videos across multiple social media platforms".

Meet OMGleeroy at Powerhouse Comic Con 2023 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on May 20th!


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