The Baltimore Comic-Con will hold their 25th anniversary convention on September 20-22, 2024, at the Baltimore Convention Center. The ever-growing guest list now includes Chris Eliopoulos, Franco, Dan Parent, Tim Probert, Jeremy Whitley, and Thom Zahler.

Eliopoulos’ career started as a letterer, and since he has been a writer and artist on Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius, Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers, Cow Boy, Cosmic Commandos, and Monster Mayhem. He has illustrated the Ordinary People Change the World book series, and wrote and drew the picture books The Yawns Are Coming, The Giggles Are Coming, A Little Emotional, and The Imaginoodles.

Franco created the Dino-Mike book series, and has worked on comics like Superman Family Adventures, Young Justice, Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam, Superpowers, Arkhamaniacs, Tiny Titans, Itty Bitty Hellboy, and Little Archie. His latest works include Teen Titans Go to the Library, Deadman Tells the Spooky Tales, and Fae and the Moon.

Parent is a comic artist and writer known for his work at Archie Comics. He gained attention for 1994’s Love Showdown series, he illustrated Felix the Cat, Barbie, and co-created Die Kitty Die. He created Kevin Keller, Archie’s first openly gay character, and has worked on several crossovers with KISS, the B-52’s, Blondie, Batman ’66, Sharknado, Predator, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, Vampirella, and Red Sonja.

Probert is a writer and artist whose credits include Lightfall, Dungeon Academy, Rip and Red, and Pickle. As an art director, he has worked with Nickelodeon, Kellogg’s, Coca-Cola, Candy Crush, and more.

Whitley is a comic writer appearing courtesy of Mad Cave Studios. He is the writer/creator of The Dog Knight, School for Extraterrestrial Girls, Priceless, The Cold Ever After, and Navigating with You. He is also known for The Unstoppable Wasp and My Little Pony.

Zahler is a comic creator and animation writer, who created Cupid’s Arrows, Warning Label, Love and Capes, Long Distance, and Time and Vine. He also writes for the My Little Pony comic series, and has written for Disney Tsum Tsum Kingdom, Star Trek Waypoint, and Disney XD’s Ultimate Spider-Man and Knights of the Zodiac.

“Fans will notice that this particular batch of guests create a lot of kid-friendly work, in addition to some more adult-leaning material,” Baltimore Comic-Con show promoter Marc Nathan said. “They are all doing amazing work, putting out some fantastic content with a wide variety of publishers, from traditional comic publishers and webcomic portals to larger book publishers that are delving into the realm of graphic novels. It's a fantastic opportunity for fans to catch up with them, many of whom are making their first BCC appearance this year!”