Superstar artist and Wizard World favorite Colleen Doran will make a special appearance at Excalibur Comics (2444 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland) on Thursday, February 16, beginning at 7 p.m. Doran will sign meet fans and sign items in advance of Wizard World Comic Con Portland, February 17-19 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Doran is the artist for a new Neil Gaiman graphic novel “Troll Bridge” from Dark Horse, “The Book of Lost Souls” with J Michael Straczynski, “Big Nemo” with Alan Moore for Electricomics, “Finality” with Warren Ellis coming later this year from Line Webtoon, and projects with Stan Lee, Matt Hawkins at Top Cow/Image, and Marvel Comics.

Doran’s recent works also include “The Vampire Diaries” as writer and artist for DC, as well as art for Red Sonja, script for the Korean/American fusion anthology “Komacon,” and the award-winning graphic novels “Mangaman” and “Gone to Amerikay”.

Doran will be joined by dozens of other comics creators in Artist Alley at Wizard World Comic Con Portland, including notables Marv Wolfman (“New Teen Titans,” “Crisis on Infinite Earths”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “Muppet Babies”), Fred Van Lente (“Cowboys & Aliens,” “Marvel Zombies”), Tom Cook (“Superfriends,” “Godzilla”), Alex De Campi (“Dark Horse’s Grindhouse,” “Archie vs. Predator”), Aaron Sparrow (“Tokyopop,” “Warcraft: Legends”) and many others.

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