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Five For Friday #24 -- Convention Special: Friendly Faces
posted April 8, 2005
 

Name Five Friendly and Accomodating Comics Pros to Meet

Batton Lash
Jeff Smith
Roger Langridge
Sergio Aragones
Walt Simonson

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Benjamin Bayliss
Columbus, Ohio


William Messner Loebs (Flash)
Jeff Smith (Bone)
Dr. Jay Hosler (Clan Apis)
Sean McKeever (Gravity)
Roger Stern (Superman)

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Steve Block

Eddie Campbell
Will Simpson
Duncan Fegredo
Nick Abadzis
And as number five, I have to put Archie Goodwin, if that's acceptable, because he truly was the dogs bollocks.

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Russ Maheras

Don Rosa
Michael Wm Kaluta
Russ Heath
Paul Levitz
John Jackson Miller

Unfortunately, you can't meet the pros listed below anymore, but based on my personal experiences, I think all deserve special mention:

Alan "Jim" Hanley (deceased)
Wally Wood (deceased)
Will Eisner (deceased)

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James Smith

Jason Little
Neil Kleid
Jessica Abel
Frank Cho
Steve Conley

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James Krstulovich

Kaz
Evan Dorkin
Patrick McDonnell
Craig Thompson
Geoff Darrow

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