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Special Guests




Gigi Edgley is an internationally renowned actress originally from Australia. Edgley has starred in countless film and television series including FX's Feud, USA’s The Starter Wife, Farscape, Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, Diminuendo, Rescue Special Ops, Tricky Business, SyFy’s Showdown at Area 51, Quantum Apocalypse, Carlotta, Newcastle, Black Jack, Peacekeeper Wars, Stingers, Secret Life Of Us, Beastmaster, Lost World, Water Rats, Day of The Roses, Star Trek Continues and Nexus.
Edgley has an extensive history with The Jim Henson Company beginning with her popular role as Chiana on the company’s critically acclaimed sci fi cult series, Farscape in which she starred for over five years.
Gigi stole the hearts of sci-fi enthusiasts. She was originally cast as a guest star for one episode, but quickly captured the attention of the Farscape writers, producers and the fans alike. The mischievous Chiana became one of the most popular, and at times controversial characters in the series. The SyFy Channel and The Jim Henson Company also asked her to host Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge.



Spencer Wilding is a Welsh actor and special creature performer in the UK. He is known for his interpretation of strong and imposing characters, often using prosthetics and makeup. He has appeared in films and series like Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Wrath of the Titans (2012), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Victor Frankenstein (2015), and Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (2023).

In 2016, Wilding starred as Darth Vader in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.



Andy Merrill is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and singer from Newark, Ohio who is known for voicing Brak from Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Cartoon Planet, and The Brak Show as well as Oglethorpe from Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Spacecataz.



Bob Carter is an American voice actor for Funimation. He voices the villain Bojack in the movie Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound. He is also the voice actor for Syn Shenron, Zaacro and Galbee.
He also voiced Baraka and Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat 9 (2011), Katayama Gorobei in Samurai 7, Mika in Lycoris Recoil, Balrog in Street Fighter IV, Street Fighter X Tekken, and Street Fighter V, Overjustice in Space Patrol Luluco, Gedatz and Sergeant Shine in One Piece, Sig Curtis in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brootherhood, Donny in Baccano!, Makabe in Speed Grapher, and many others.



Griffin Daniel Puatu was born September 7, 1997 in Glendale, California. He is an actor and singer, best known for his roles as Ganke Lee in Spider-Man: Miles Morales (2020), Louis in Beastars (2019), and Jericho in Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons - The Movie (2020). Griffin grew up in a mixed family. His father is Filipino, Spanish, and Irish, and his mother is Swedish and German.
His long line of credits in Anime and Video Games also includes Elder Scrolls Online, One Punch Man (2015), Fire Emblem Heroes (2017), Legend of Nine Tails (2017), WarioWare Gold (2018), Mobile Suit Gundam: NT - Narrative (2018), Yo-Kai Watch 3 (2018), Forest of Piano (2019), River City Girls (2019), Isekai Cheat Magician (2019), Beyblade Burst (2020), Final Fantasy VII (2020), Genshin Impact (2020), Spider-man: Miles Morales (2020), Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020), The Idhun Chronicles (2020-2021), Godzilla Singular Point (2021), Beastars (2019-2021), Rune Factory 5 (2021), The Deer King (2021), WarioWare: Get It Together (2021), Tokyo Revengers (2021), Baby Shark's Big Show! (2021-2022), Fire Emblem: Engage (2023), The MIsfit of Demon King Academy (2020-2023), Street Fighter 6 (2023), Atlas Fallen (2023), and Strange Planet (2023).
His involvement in Pokemon is extensive. His Pokemon credits include Pokemon Masters (2019), Pokemon Journeys: The Series (2020), Pokemon Twilight Wings (2020).




Nathan Hanley is the creator, writer and artist of the independent graphic novel and comic series “Truth & Consequence”. Hanley’s series and work has been praised as “edgy, bold, compelling and fun” by readers and critics, and his black and white, naturalistic and raw art style is reminiscent of the early days of the independent comics movement.

Beyond comics, Hanley is also a filmmaker whose independent projects were co-produced with his twin brother, Tyler. They include “Rehearsal” (2006), which Hanley wrote and directed (as Nathan Logan Hanley), and the noir mystery “Table for Six” (2010), which the twins wrote and directed together.

Hanley was born in San Francisco and lives in the Bay Area, which he uses as a backdrop for many of his stories.



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, Firefox, Pirate Bay, and C.L.A.W.S.

Luis is the head artist for the Team Colossus comic books which will be available at the show. He will autograph all Team Colossus comics for free.

Meet Luis Rivera at Powerhouse Comic Con 2024 at the Contra Costa Event Park on June 8th!



Lady Deadpool Fresno is a seasoned gamer/beta tester and Cosplayer from Fresno. 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 who is creator-approved - Lady Deadpool Fresno is Rob Liefeld-approved.

She has cosplayed as Lady Deadpool, the 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.


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