Saturday October 19th, 2019      
Kootenai County Fairgrounds,
Inside Jacklin Building 25
4056 N Government Way,
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815

Special Guests

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Zack Ward!

Special  Guest Actor

Zack Ward was born in 1970. He wanted to act, but his mom, an actress herself, wanted her son to be normal, and would not let him. Finally, his brother intervened, allowing Zack the chance to act. After a year of the small stuff, he got his first big audition for the '80s classic A Christmas Story (1983). About 300 kids showed up for the part (originally he was the sidekick, Grover), and he kept getting called back until it was him and one other redhead. He won the role. On the first set, in Cleveland, the director told him that he was to play the part of Scut Farcus instead of Grover. This was his breakthrough.

He is also known for his character Dave Scovil (Titus's stoner half-brother) on the FOX show Titus. He also has guest roles on popular television series such as NCIS, Lost, Z Nation and Crossing Jordan. Ward has had roles in films such as Almost Famous, Transformers and Anne of Green Gables. He has appeared in the horror films Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Freddy vs. Jason. Ward also has leading roles in BloodRayne II: Deliverance and Postal

You can also view his full list of credits here: IMDB

Zack will be appearing all day Saturday October 19th, 2019

Autograph Fee: TBA

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Carla Perez  

Special Guest Actor

Carla Perez is an actress known for playing the iconic character of Rita Repulsa in the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie. Carla also played Rita in Power Rangers Zeo and Power Rangers in Space. Carla has appearing in over 75+ episodes as the legendary villain Rita Repulsa. 

Check out her IMDB page to learn more: LINK

Carla will be appearing all day Saturday October 19th, 2019

Autograph Fee: TBA

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Greg "The Hammer" Valentine

Hall of Fame Wrestler

One of the toughest, most rugged competitors ever to come down the pike, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine more than carried on the tradition first established by his legendary father, the late Johnny Valentine. A top-ranked Superstar during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, his career saw him earn a slew of singles and tag team championships in different eras of sports-entertainment history in the NWA, WCW and WWE.

In the late 70s and early 80s, Valentine bounced between the NWA and WWE. "The Hammer" held the NWA Mid-Atlantic (every territory had their own tag team champions) World Tag Team Title with Ric Flair. Valentine also held the WWE World Team Title with Brutus Beefcake. As a singles competitor, Valentine won the United States Championship in the NWA and the Intercontinental Championship in WWE. Perhaps most impressive is the fact that Valentine is one of the few Superstars who can lay claim to competing on the NWA's first Starrcade (he defeated "Rowdy" Roddy Piper in a Dog Collar Match to win the United States Championship) as well as the first WrestleMania (he successfully defended the Intercontinental Championship against Junkyard Dog).


After leaving WWE, "The Hammer" made frequent appearances on WCW Monday Nitro as late as 1997 and returned to compete on WWE Monday Night Raw in 2005, 35 years after his debut match! Greg "The Hammer" Valentine's hard-hitting style in the ring will never be forgotten by those who saw him, and along with fellow WWE Hall of Famers, "Nature Boys" Flair and Buddy Rogers, Valentine helped make the figure-four leglock a staple of sports-entertainment.


Visit Greg's official website at

Greg will be appearing all day Saturday October 19th, 2019

Autograph Fee: TBA

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Shawn Cruz   - Unable to Attend

Special Guest Artist

Shawn Cruz is a professional sketch card artist and illustrator.  Currently he works for Topps and has contributed to multiple all-new Garbage Pail Kids sets that have come out in the past two years including “Oh The Horror-ible” and “We Hate the 90’s”.  His work includes classic GPK characters from the 80s and 90s as well as all-new characters.   Shawn also contributed to other Topps card sets including “The Art of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Star Wars: Chrome Legacy”, in stores now.

Shawn is unable to attend as of October 7th, 2019. 

Blacky Shepherd     

Special Guest Artist

Blacky Shepherd is a professional comic book artist from Seattle, WA. Blacky is currently working for Dynamite Entertainment on the hit comic series "Pumpkinhead" continuing the story from the cult classic movie (1988) of the same name. Prior to that Blacky was the artist on the popular comic series "Voltron: From the Ashes".  

Blacky will be bringing a variety of prints, comics for sale including an exclusive TBA print. .

Blacky will be appearing all day Saturday October 19th, 2019

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Bre Gotham    

Special Local Guest Artist

Bre Gotham is an artist based out of Coeur d’alene, specializing in character design and pop art influence. She’s currently working as a freelance artist. as an active member of the art community, Bre is co-founder of the North Idaho Artists group and has established herself as a supporter of the arts around the northwest . Bre has a fan base on Instagram of over 30k and counting. Current projects include an art book and a tutorial series on YouTube.

You view more of Bre's work on her FB page: HERE

Bre will be appearing all day Saturday October 19th, 2019

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Caden Butera  

Special Local Guest Creator

Caden Butera is a filmmaker who has wielded his passion for the craft since the age of 8. It is his life goal to succeed in making art that conveys unique perspectives, spurs complex imagination, and above all...entertains. Caden is the founder of a company called Paradox Studios.

Paradox Studios is an independent film/photography business that does for-hire shoots & original film content. Founded by North Idaho local Caden Butera, Paradox strives to provide high-end entertainment & services to his local community as well as the world at large.

In January 2019 Paradox Studios received critical praise for their Marvel fan film "Moon Knight" with over 175,000+ views. Their film was featured on such websites as "", "Screenrant", "io9" and "Geektyrant" to name a few. 

You view more of Caden's work: HERE

Caden and Paradox Studios will be appearing all day Saturday October 19th, 2019

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G1 Bumblebee Replica Car  

Special Guest  Vehicle


The replica is built from a 1974 Volkswagen standard Beetle restored and painted in 2014.  Having been a fan of Transformers since the show aired in 1984 Duke Rupe always wanted his own Transformer he could drive around town in.  Duke's daughter, Shelby Rupe has also been a fan of Transformers most of her life after watching dvds of the original cartoon, and after she had a traumatic experience in her life they decided to build a replica of one of her favorite, Autobots as our first father/daughter project car.  Their replica Bumblebee is also signed by Dan Gilvezan the voice actor of Bumblebee from the G1 cartoon autograph the glovebox in 2017.


Attended Events: 


  • Feature displays outside the Capital Theater in Olympia Washington for the showing of the original 1986 animated Transformers movie in 2016

  • Displayed at the Hot August Nights show n shine in Lewiston Idaho in 2017

  • Feature display piece inside the movie theater in Pullman Washington for the showing of the movie Bumblebee in 2019

  • Displayed at the 2019 Washington State Summer Con. 

Bumblebee will be on display all day Saturday October 19th, 2019 for photo ops. 

Location: Outside of the Jacklin Building no. 25 (Main Entrance) 

Chad Scheres

Special Local Guest Artist


Raised on a steady diet of Monsters Cereal and Star Wars, Chad has been drawing since before he can remember. He contributed concepts and art for Topps 2017 Print On Demand Wacky Packages and 2018 Wacky Packages Go to the Movies.


Chad’s sketch card work includes The Chaney Legacy, The Monstrous Art of Robert Aragon, A Tiny Teddy Named Cuds, all for MNS Cards as well as an upcoming series for Cryptozoic Entertainment. For Topps, Chad has worked on Garbage Pail Kids, Wacky Packages, Mars Attacks, Star Wars,  The Walking Dead, and Stranger Things. He was ranked number 2 on the Hot Sketch Card Artist list in the April/May 2018 issue of Non Sport Update magazine.


Chad says ‘Do what you love, Love what you do. Stay weird.’


Check out Chad online:

Chad will be appearing all day Saturday October 19th, 2019

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Sparrow's Nest!

Special Cosplay Guest  


Sparrow's Nest ( Jonathan Swindle) has been Cosplaying Captain Jack Sparrow since 2006. His YouTube channel started in 2017  when Dead Men Tell No Tales came out Wich reinvigorated him to continue his cosplay.He started in the Bay area of California and  is now a local Washington cosplayer who has been to such cons as, Emerald City Comicon, Kuroneko Con, Lilac City Comicon and now Lake City Comicon! He strives to live the pirates Life!


Check him out on Social Media:

YouTube, Instagram, Facebook

Jack Sparrow, err Captain Jack Sparrow will be appearing all day Saturday October 19th, 2019