Sam de la Rosa

Sam de la Rosa has done finished art/inks for Marvel, DC, Image, Disney, Dark Horse, and other comic companies since 1982. His Marvel credits include Spider-Man, Venom, Carnage, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Daredevil, Star Wars, Hulk, X-Men, and more.
He's worked on Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Star Trek, Firestorm and others for DC.
In 1989 at Dark Horse Comics, he worked on the first Predator comic book. His art was featured on the cover of The Amazing Spider-Man #700c. 
He recently did two covers for El Peso Hero plus one for Charmer.
Sam continues to be well received due to his work on Venom's first solo comic, VENOM LETHAL PROTECTOR #1 and the announcement of the Venom movie.

Michael "Knightmage" Wilson

Michael “Knightmage” Wilson was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and now resides in Youngstown, Ohio. 
A current decorated 16 year veteran Deputy Sheriff for the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office in Ohio, Michael has been cosplaying since 2012 but the love for the comic and video game genre has been in his heart since he was little as it shows when he creates his costumes. Having many of his creations praised and displayed on numerous platforms in print and online, Michael has been noted as one of the most influential male cosplayers in the world. Michael has judged multiple cosplay contests as well as hosts cosplay panels at conventions showcasing the positive, inspiring and supportive side of cosplay. 
Having a love for acting and stunt work, Michael has worked on several Hollywood comic book movie productions. Michael was also an alternate for the 2006 reality show “Who Wants To Be A Superhero” hosted by Stan Lee. Michael has worked on and has been featured in several fan films and productions such as “Flash Fall” by Together Brother Productions and the popular YouTube series “MAN AT ARMS: Reforged”. Michael has also created various costumes for World Wrestling Entertainment superstars. 
Michael also is a spokes model for the independent comic companies “Shot In The Dark Comics” and “Transgenesis Comics”, having his likeness used for upcoming comic book characters. 
Genuinely loving to entertain, make a positive impact and bring smiles, Michael most often uses his costuming by participating in many charitable events, benefits, parades, birthdays and hospital visits to children. This has led him to becoming a member of esteemed costuming groups such as “The League of Heroes, The Heroes Alliance-Ohio Branch, East Coast Avengers, Costumers with a Cause and Superheroes to Kids in Ohio and Heroic Inner Kids”. Michael often works closely with local and national charity organizations as a sponsor, such as The Make-A-Wish Foundation, Capes 4 Heroes, Putting Downs First, Angels for Animals and many others. Michael has received numerous awards for his charitable deeds including the “’Outstanding Service Award” from Credit Where Credit Is Due and most notably the “Presidential Volunteers Award” from President Barack Obama and the White House.
If you wish, become a fan at and follow on Twitter @Knightmage and Instagram @Knightmage1


Shrakakoom Cosplay is an award-winning team from the North/East Texas area made up of three members: Alma Bluesummers, Jason McKay, and Shirlee McKay. The team is known for their fun and inventive characters, such as Aquaman from DC Comics, Ariel from The Little Mermaid, gender-swapped Batman villains from DC Comics, Dante from Devil May Cry, Disney Villains Gaston, Hades, and Maleficent from various Disney cartoons, Red Lantern Guy Gardner from DC Comics, the Nurse from Silent Hill, Lara Croft from Tomb Raider, Invader Zim with GIR and Piggy from Invader Zim, and their Deep South Pokemon Trainers. There’s never a dull moment with Shrakakoom Cosplay!
You can follow Shrakakoom’s shenanigans at, as well as on Facebook at, and Instagram at

MCubed Cosplay

MCubed Cosplay is a DFW based cosplayer and model. She is most widely known for her movie accurate Slave Leia and Rey. She has been involved with cosplay and modeling for the better part of the last three years. She was a theater major and has been acting her entire life, making cosplay a perfect transition from the stage to the real world. Her love of nerd culture started at a young age when her father introduced her to Star Wars. From there, she was irreversibly hooked. From Spider-Man to Harry Potter, through Lord of the Rings and Star Wars, she has a deep connection to all things nerd.

Ubergeek Cayne

Jessy, also know as Cayne from UberGeeks Cosplays - Team UGC, has been a professional cosplayer since 2013. 
She has won numerous and consecutive Best In Show awards from multiple conventions in her top tier competitive career since debut as a member of Team UGC. 
She began judging in 2014 and developed a following with her interactive panels and easy to follow build methods. 
With 17 years of sewing and 5 years of armorsmithing under her belt, she is best known for her over the top dresses and larger than life armor sets. She has won top awards for all mediums from hand tooled armor and Bondo to fabric and foam. She officially made master class builder in 2017 with plans on competing for the crown in 2018.
Cayne is currently the head of UberGeeks Cosplay and head of the Fabrication Division for Mechacon Anime Convention. Her work can also be found across all forms of media from commercials to film. 
In her downtime, she also enjoys working with kids, teaching methods to further the art of cosplay, as well as hosting events to reach out to kids in hospitals.

Josh Monroe

Joshua Monroe is an aspiring cosplayer and prop designer from bossier city, Louisiana, who's inspiration derives from the dark far future sci-fi universe. His creations include such characters as "Siege" from the SYFY original show "Cosplay Melee" and "Deathwing" from the "World of Warcraft" universe. Josh claims that cosplay is his "life, love, and labor" and will continue to persue the beauty of cosplay for many years to come.

Deacon Bill Necessary

Bill Necessary grew up with classic legends like the '66 Batman and the Lone Ranger and the Green Hornet, and the heroes of his youth are his Cosplays of today.
He believes in continuing these legacies. 
To him, "Old school is the Best school!"
"I've been doing this since I was in high school, long before the term "cosplay" was ever invented."
Bill has done a lot over the years. He's been to cons, have done TV commercials, been in parades, parties, many charity events and all kinds and types of appearances.
The characters he's done the longest are the Lone Ranger which he first did in'79 and Santa Claus, who he's portrayed, in various incarnations, every Christmas since 1981!

Wil D'Alien

Watch out, y'all! Wil D'Alien Cosplay will be infesting Shreve Con!! He always rocks the show wherever he goes! You won't want to mis all the fun and creepy shenanigans. Or the surprise that the East Texas Hive will be bringing...