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COIL CON presents the OHIO GI JOE SHOW – Special Guests



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Below are some of the wonderful guests we have had in the previous shows.

Adam Riches

COIL Con is proud to have Adam Riches as a special guest at this years convention! ADAM RICHES is an illustrator, comic book artist, and avid G.I. Joe collector. Since 2013, Adam has illustrated the packaging art and file cards of over fifty G.I. Joe action figures, including the official G.I. Joe Collectors' Club membership figures, convention exclusives, and many of the carded figures in their annual Figure Subscription Service (FSS). His packaging art has also been featured in the G.I. Joe Collectors' Club magazine, trading cards, and comics. Beyond packaging art, he also currently works for IDW Publishing, where he has illustrated comic book covers for several Hasbro titles including: G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, ROM, Micronauts, and Revolution. In addition to G.I. Joe, Mr. Riches' work has been featured worldwide on many products ranging from shirts, posters, album art, toy design, and more. His current and upcoming projects include comic book covers for IDW, BOOM! Studios' WWE series, designing costumes for WWE wrestlers, designs for DreamWorks Animation, and more! You can keep up with his latest work at: www.facebook.com/AdamRichesArt www.twitter.com/AdamRichesArt

James Kavanaugh Jr

COIL Con is proud to announce noted author James Kavanaugh Jr will be at the ninth annual COIL Con. James is an integral part of the GI Joe fandom. Some of you know him as KuuKuuSon on many of the old Joe forums. He is the author and photographer of the R.A.H.C. Guide, the stunning visual guide for all modern Joe figures. Last but certainly not least, James is also the undisputed champion and unofficial Hall of Fame Member of the Official GI Joe Convention Costume Contest, winning the contest a record 8 times!

Kate McLeod

Kate McLeod of Kate’s Customs, Props, and Cosplay is excited to be a guest at this year’s COIL Con! As a G.I. Joe Fan and avid toy collector herself, she loves using her art background to nerd out. We are very excited to have Kate at COIL Con! Check out Kate’s blog for all of her amazing cosplay, customs , and props. Kate’s Customs, Props, & Cosplay 

Stuart Sayger

Stuart has drawn for comics, movies, video games, and toys for over 10 years. Recent comic projects include "G.I. Joe", "Xena: Warrior Princess", "Dejah Thoris", and "Jeepers Creepers". Currently Sayger is drawing covers for the new "Kiss" (rock and roll band) comic. Past comic projects include: "The Walking Dead", "The X-files", "Machette" , "Micronauts", "Rom", "Trick R Treat", plus many more! Outside of comics Stuart has produced a great deal of product art for Warner bros Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman projects including the "Man of Steel" movie. Stuart also drew two years of the "Bionicle" comic book based on the popular Lego toy line.


Mary Mercenary Cosplay

Mary Mercenary Cosplay is known as one of the premiere cosplayers in the US. She has been to numerous conventions and shows throughout the country entertaining and amazing people with her amazing costumers and props.