Special Guests

Linda Miller

Linda Jo Miller enjoyed a successful career as a model and an actress, best known for her starring role in KING KONG ESCAPES.

Upon graduating high school, Linda moved to Japan with her family in 1965, where she enrolled in a charm school for young women. The Tokyo school also served as a modeling agency, supplying Western talent for advertising and commercials in Japan. She soon began appearing on television in ENGLISH FOR MILLIONS (百万人の英語) with James B. Harris, a 30-minute language program utilized to teach English in Japanese schools.

Linda was regularly featured on the cover of popular magazines such as Josei Seven and Mademoiselle, as well as in numerous print advertisements for Noritake China, which garnered interest from producer Arthur Rankin. Rankin cast her as Lieutenant Susan Watson in KING KONG ESCAPES (キングコングの逆襲 ), opposite co-stars Rhodes Reason and Akira Takarada. Widely distributed in the USA and throughout the world, the Toho sci-fi film cemented Linda’s place in popular culture as she joined the prestigious ranks of King Kong’s cinematic leading ladies.

She had a supporting role in another Japanese/USA co-production, THE GREEN SLIME (ガンマー第 3 号 宇宙大作戦) for Toei and MGM, the cast of which was almost entirely comprised of American and European actors. Linda also guest-starred in a TV episode of SEVEN FACES of MAN (七つの顔の男), an hour-long detective series produced by Toei in late 1967.

Carl Craig

At age 10, Carl Craig lived the dream of starring in a Japanese giant monster movie, playing the role of Jim Morgan, the all-American boy scout who helps GAMERA thwart an alien invasion from the planet Viras in 1968's DESTROY ALL PLANETS, also known as Gamera vs. Viras.

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Darby Hinton

Disney Legend Darby Hinton coming to Powerhouse Comic Con! Darby's film career didn't start until he was 4 years old when he was featured in a film called HERO ISLAND. Working with the likes of Harry Dean Stanton, Rip Torn, Neville Brand. and James Mason. Followed by Disney's SON OF FLUBBER. Just before turning 6, Darby landed the plumb role of playing Fess Parker's son 'Israel Boone' on the hugely popular THE DANIEL BOONE SHOW which ran for 6 seasons and had a Thursday night viewing audience of 30 million by its 4th season. Daniel Boone can now be seen on Disney Plus. The show still has millions of loyal fans and lives on in reruns attracting even more fans today. Other films include Texas Rising (20015), Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses (2019), The Captives (2020), StarGames (1998), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1994), Malibu Express (1985), The Magical World of Disney: Boomerang, Dog of Many Talents (1968), Mister Ed (1963), and so many other films.

Walden Wong is a well-respected comic book artist/inker 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. Just a few of his titles include Deadpool, Wolverine and The X-Men, JLA, Superman The Man of Steel, The Avengers, Guardians Infinity, The Warlord, Black Panther, Amazing X-Men, Superboy, Action Comics, The Flash, Hulk, Scarlet Spider, Guardians of The Galaxy, The Incredible Hulk, The Amazing Spiderman, Captain Marvel, Cable, Aquaman, Titans, Batgirl, Uncanny X-Men, Bat Man, Green Lantern, Wonder Women, Captain America, Star Wars, Wolverine, Stargate, Iron Man and Excalibur. He is available for sketches and commissions.

Peter Secosh

Peter Secosh is an American graphic artist born in San Francisco. He has worked on posters, board game logos, tattoos and storyboards. He has also worked on various comic books over the years. Credits include: The Bod (Image), Doll and Creature (Image), Elvira #108-111 (Claypool), Nocturnals: Troll Bridge, Vampirella Quarterly #1, Soul Searchers, The Software that Held The Developer Captive, Out with a Bang.

Tobe Daranouvong

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 Vacaville, CA with his talented and supportive wife, his daughter, who is the apple of his eye, and a tiger.

More guests to be announced!

All guests are subject to change. 

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To learn about our special guests from the previous years, please visit the convention archive: 2017, 2018, 2019

Walden Wong

Powerhouse Comic Con
 

July 26th, 2020 | 10 AM - 5 PM

Alameda County Fairgrounds

4501 Pleasanton Ave

Pleasanton, CA 94566

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