Arlena Fae Fae
Arlena Fae is a cosplayer local to California. She has been cosplaying since 2013 and has cosplayed nearly 100 different characters! She cosplays from a wide variety of shows, video games and comics. One of the things Arlena's best known for are the video tutorials and work logs she creates. She loves sharing the skills she's learned cosplaying in the hopes of helping others in their own cosplay journey. Arlena's favorite thing about cosplay is the creativity that goes into it and the friendly, supportive community it's cultivated.
Chris Marrinan graduated from the Academy of Art in San Francisco, with a BFA in Illustration. He began his art career doing advertising illustration, but quickly gravitated toward comics. Beginning with small publishers Eclipse, and then Heroic Comics, he then began finding steady work with Marvel and DC Comics. Chris has drawn comics for many publishers over the years, including Dark Horse and Image Comics, where he created his own titles, HeadHunters, and Ms. Fortune. Currently, Chris is working on projects with Dark Horse (creator-owned Mike Fortune), and Heroic Publications Legends of the Champions. Chris has also worked on classic titles like Excalibur, Wonder Woman, Nova, and many more.
Christopher Darga played in three different Star Trek roles as Kaybok (Deep Space Nine), Y’Sek (Voyager), and Klingon Captain Vorok (Enterpise). Christopher also performed the voice of Kenny Blankenship on Spike TV's Most Extreme Elimination Challenge. Since then, Darga has appeared in TV shows and movies such as Angie Tribeca, Speechless, Ford v. Ferrari, Scrubs, NCIS, Digimon Data Squad, Lie to Me, L.A. Noire, In My Sleep, Maneater, Crazy Stupid Love, Aftermath, Code Black, and Criminal Minds.
Colossus Girl Girl
Colossus Girl is our official mascot and the leader of Team Colossus that included Powerhouse, Meadowlark, Captain California and Agent Campbell. Created by writer Davidson L. Haworth and artist Chris Marinnan, Colosus Girl is brought to life by Jasmine aka @atombombbody.
Deadpurple7 has been cosplaying for 2+ years. Started off as a prop and suit making Deadpool Cosplayer, then grew to different characters that have inspired me to love and respect . She is mostly asked to help MC cosplay competitions since she is a total nerd. Deadpurple7 always enjoys making everyone feel welcomed, comfortable and joyful. She has traveled all over California for multiple conventions and loves meeting new people.
Eddie Deezen is an actor, known for his comedic genius, and titles he is remembered for is Grease (1978), WarGames (1983),The Polar Express (2004), Laserblast (1978), 1941 (1979), Zapped (1982), Grease 2 (1982), Magnum P.I. (1983), Punky Brewster (1984), Critters 2 (1988), Rock-A-Doodle (1988), Mother Goose and Grimm (1991-1992), Scooby-Do In Arabian Nights (1994), Duckman (1994-1996), Spy Hard (1996), Dexter’s Laboratory (1999), Pigs Next Door (2000), Oswald (2001-2003), Lloyd In Space (2001-2003), What’s New, Scooby-Doo? (2003-2005), Kim Impossible (2005), Chowder (2009), SpoongeBob SquarePants (2009), Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2015), and so many other great classic films.
Actress Ingvild Delia is coming all the way from Norway and will be appearing in Merced this year for CRCC. Her most notable roles was portraying Princess Leia in Rogue One (2016) and playing opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and notable roles in Europe.
Kathleen Coleman, claim to fame is for her portrayal of "Holly Marshall" on Land of the Lost (1974), a show which first ran on Saturday mornings on NBC from September 1974 to December 1976. Her straight bangs and braids, along with her red and white checked shirt and corduroys became her trademark, She looks forward to seeing the fans and her fellow Land of The Lost mates at CRCC.
Kira Buckland is an American voice actress who has provided numerous voices for English dubbed Japanese anime and video games. Some of her major roles are Hiyoko Saionji and Kirumi Tojo in the Danganronpa series, Bloody Marie in Skullgirls, Eri Shinkai in Aika R-16: Virgin Mission, Kanae Sumida in 5 Centimeters Per Second, Izumo Kamiki in Blue Exorcist, Kuroyukihime in Accel World, 2B in Nier: Automata, Maria Naruse in The Testament of Sister New Devil and Julis-Alexia von Riessfeld in The Asterisk War.
Lady Deadpool Fresno
Local Central Valley cosplayer who has been cosplaying as Lady Deadpool and has been a Special Guest, Cosplay Contest Judge, Featured Cosplayer at many Cons & Businesses throughout the state.
Lucky Bunny Cosplay Cosplay
Lucky Bunny Cosplay (Emily and Angel) are cosplayers, gamers, anime enthusiasts, and pug/husky lovers. They have been a Merced, California staple, and they return to California Republic Comic Con for more fun and excitement!
Meeper Meep is a California based cosplayer who tries to inspire others by bringing different characters to life - from Comic characters to horror icons. Her goal is to bring positivity into all environments as well as spread the message that Cosplay is for everyone.
Omar Morales is an East Bay Catholic School kid from the 1980's that learned English by reading Marvel comic books. He has never outgrown his love of cartoons, video games and Star Wars, and now he's living the dream as the creator, writer and publisher of the original graphic novel, CruZader™: Agent of the Vatican, a super-natural action-adventure thriller with cover art by the legendary Paul Gulacy. Morales recently made international headlines by enlarging the first chapter of the CruZader saga into a poster-sized, one-shot comic book that broke the Guinness World Record for Largest Comic Book Published. His latest comic book, Moon Girl, just came out summer 2019.
Patricia Summerland is a actress, athlete, pro wrestler and model for the last 40 years. Patricia is best known for her work on the popular TV series, GLOW Wrestling as a pro wrestler known as Sunny The California Girl. Patricia was featured in the NFL calendar in 1988, as well was posed in the 1999 KISS issue of PLAYBOY. Patricia stays active with entertainment opportunities in TV, movies and celebrating her experience on GLOW, as well as charity events worldwide.
Phillip Paley is known for the character Cha-Ka from the 1970's TV series, Land of the Lost (1974), and has become a cult icon. Many people do not know what Philip looks like without his Pacuni outfit -but that's what adds to much of his mystique and charm. He did appear in an episode of Land of The Lost and both his roles met in the show. This is a great opportunity to meet a pop culture icon.
Tobe, pronounced “2 B” and not “toe bee,” co-creator and artist of Alpha Q Comics (Villain Comic), has wanted to draw comics since he picked up Silver Surfer #1 for $1.50 off of Lunar’s orange ice cream truck when he was 9 years old and after seeing how awesome a ninja turtle could be drawn, he set his heart on art. He created his way through school getting a degree in graphic design and illustration as well as Film from Sac State. During a horrific accident his drawing pencil was fused to his hand and Tobe is now ready to bring this story to life. He currently resides in Vacaville, CA with his talented and supportive wife, his daughter, who is the apple of his eye, and a tiger.
Walden Wong is a well-respected comic book artist/inker and has a wide range of experience in the industry. He has worked for practically every publisher out there, including DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, and VIZ media. You can see his name on a variety of titles every year. Just a few of his titles include Deadpool, Wolverine and The X-Men, JLA, Superman The Man of Steel, The Avengers, Guardians Infinity, The Warlord, Black Panther, Amazing X-Men, Superboy, Action Comics, The Flash, Hulk, Scarlet Spider, Guardians of The Galaxy, The Incredible Hulk, The Amazing Spiderman, Captain Marvel, Cable, Aquaman, Titans, Batgirl, Uncanny X-Men, Bat Man, Green Lantern, Wonder Women, Captain America, Star Wars, Wolverine, Stargate, Iron Man and Excalibur.
Wesley starred in Land of the Lost (Will Marshall), Days of Our Lives (Michael Horton) and hosted Nickelodeon's #1 game show, Finders Keepers. He is the co-creator of PBS animated Dragon Tales and starred in C.H.O.M.P.S, and Tool Box Murders. Wesley has also authored five books. Join him in this years CRCC Land of The Lost reunion.