Noah Hathaway – Noah Hathaway is widely known for his award-winning portrayal of the hero Atreyu in the cult classic The NeverEnding Story released in 1984. Noah will be joining us in Roanoke, VA for Big Lick Comic Con 2020 to include a showing of the NeverEnding Story at The Grandin Theatre – more info to be announced!
Want to buy passes to the movie showing? Please note this does NOT include photo ops, autographs or entry into Big Lick Comic Con – this is the movie only: Buy movie passes They are $25 plus tax/fees where applicable. Please note, there are no handling fees if you buy at the Berglund Center Box Office!

Tamara “Tami” Stronach is an Israeli-American dancer, choreographer and former child actress who made her acting debut as The Childlike Empress in The Neverending Story, a film adaptation of the novel Die Unendliche Geschichte by Michael Ende. She has since acted in the play “Chambre” at the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, and she has further studied acting with Laura Esterman. She had a leading role in the Czech fantasy film, Poslední z Aporveru, a tale of two children trying to save their world from destruction. She also released a 45 RPM single around the same time as The Neverending Story entitled “Fairy Queen”. The songs on the album are called “Fairy Queen” and “Riding on a Rainbow”.

Jim Cummings is an American voice actor and singer, who has appeared in almost 400 roles.
Best known for voicing Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Pete, the title character from Darkwing Duck, Dr. Robotnik from Sonic the Hedgehog and the Tasmanian Devil.
He has performed in numerous Disney and DreamWorks animations including Aladdin, The Lion King, Balto, Antz, The Road to El Dorado, Shrek, and The Princess and the Frog.
He has also provided voice-over work for video games, such as Icewind Dale, Fallout, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Baldur’s Gate, Mass Effect 2, Star Wars: The Old Republic, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, World of Warcraft: Legion, and Splatterhouse.
We are honored to welcome Jim to Roanoke!

Catherine Sutherland is best known for her portrayal of Kat Hillard, the second Pink Power Ranger and later, the Pink Zeo Ranger and the first Pink Turbo Ranger in the Power Rangers television series as well as Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie and returned in 2018 for Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel.
She also was in Sweet Valley High, Neighbours, Snowy River: The McGregor Saga, The Cell, The Grindhouse Radio, and Class Dismissed and her new Youtube series Power Rangers Playback with co-star Nakia Burrise.

Ty Templeton has worked in the comics industry for 35 years as a publisher, editor, colorist, and letterer. Ty also teaches others how to make their own comics, through his Comic Book Bootcamp. He’s worked on The Batman Adventures, Superman, Spider-Man, Mad Magazine, The Simpsons, The National Lampoon, the Avengers, and so many others.
Just announced – DC Comics is launching a new six-issue miniseries called Batman: The Adventures Continue in April. Set in the world of the beloved show, the digital-first series is written by the show’s producers Paul Dini and Alan Burnett and illustrated by Ty Templeton.
We cannot wait to welcome Ty to Roanoke!

Jim Shooter achieved his first professional comics work at the age of thirteen, selling a Legion of Super-Heroes story to DC Comics and going on to write Superboy, The Legion of Super-Heroes, Superman and other titles. In 1978, he accepted the position of Editor in Chief of Marvel Comics under the condition that he would be allowed to improve things for Marvel’s creators. Jim introduced royalties and a spectrum of other incentives, rights and benefits, attracting a Who’s Who of talent. Later, he founded VALIANT, DEFIANT and Broadway Comics and was the principal creator of their characters and universes. Today, he’s the Editor in Chief of Illustrated Media, a custom comics company.
Jim will be hosting two incredible panels, Writing for Comics and The History of Marvel Comics!

Big Lick Comic Con is Oct 31-Nov 1 presented by Bank of Botetourt and Burchett Homes!

Many more guest announcements and details to be announced!