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 on Friday, August 7th at 9pm!
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!

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 Aug 8-9 presented by Bank of Botetourt and Burchett Homes!
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Many more guest announcements and details to be announced!