TFcon is happy to announce we will be holding our first ever charity auction July 28th, 2012 for Make-A-Wish Canada.
The charity auction will feature many great unique items and we hope our community will help us raise as much as possible for the Make-A-Wish foundation. Even if you can not make the event you can donate via this sponsorship link.
Please join us in helping to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish foundation.
Make-A-Wish® Canada creates magical moments for children between the ages of 3 and 17, living with life threatening medical conditions, through granting a child’s one true wish. Make-A-Wish® strives to create hope, strength and joy by giving a child a much needed respite from being sick, allowing them to experience the wholesome enjoyment of just being a “kid” again.
Make-A-Wish impacts the lives of families when they need to know that their community cares about what they are going through, as their child battles for his or her life.
Make-A-Wish exists for one reason only – to grant wishes to children living with life-threatening medical conditions. Thanks for helping to share the power of a wish®!
We are very pleased to welcome Canadian Transformers voice actor Scott McNeil to TFcon 2012.
The voice of Waspinator, Dinobot, Rattrap, and Silverbolt in Beast Wars; plus various characters in Transformers Armada, Energon and Cybertron; Mr. McNeil will be taking part in Q&A panel and autograph sessions with the attendees of the Canadian Transformers Collectors Convention.
TFcon wrote:When his teammates need something special built, they call SHAFTER. After a stunning defeat and exile from the Savage Land, SHAFTER was determined to redeem himself. Called on by STRONGHOLD to completely redesign all fortifications after the breakout of TOXIN and his companions, SHAFTER is hard at work making sure every possible hole is plugged tight. His small size allows him to access many areas others can’t, but belies a strength that allows him to accomplish even the hardest jobs. SHAFTER’s mastery of civil engineering allows him to construct a solution from the ground up, drawing inspiration from the monuments of his home world and the wonders he’s found on Earth. SHAFTER’s abilities at design aren’t just limited to blueprints, either, and his cunning strategies have turned defeat into victory numerous times. Even with all his defensive skills, SHAFTER is no stranger to the front lines. SHAFTER is durable enough for the most toughest jobsite, and can shrug off enemy fire while “giving as good as he gets” with his powerful hydraulic arms or his induction rivet-guns. SHAFTER intends to make sure that the next enemy spy looking for trouble finds a lot more than they bargain for, and to prove once and for all that great things can come from small packages.
Shafter is a redeco of the iGear Rager figure. TFcon 2012 preregistration will go online tomorrow, May 1st.
The 10th anniversary of TFcon will take place July 27th to 29th, 2012. Canada’s Annual Transformers Collectors Convention will return to the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre, 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario.
We are honored to welcome Transformers creator Bob Budiansky to TFcon 2012 for his first ever Canadian appearance. Mr. Budiansky is responsible for much of the writing of the original Marvel Transformers comic, and conceived the names of most of the original Transformers including Megatron. He also wrote the vast majority of the descriptive tech spec biographies printed on the Transformers toy packages that Hasbro produced in the 1980s, giving each character it’s own unique personality.
Mr. Budiansky will be taking part in a Q&A panel and autograph session with the attendees of the Canadian Transformers Collectors Convention.
datguy86 wrote:This is the second TFCC toy named after a vibrator, yes?
TFcon is happy to announce the addition of Silas Zee to the TFcon 2012 guest list. Making his first Canadian convention appearance, he is known in the fandom for his My Little Transformer videos and his artwork under the screen name of shibamura_prime. Silas has also lent his unique style to the box art of the TFcon 2012 exclusive Shafter. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.
kirbenvost wrote:Too bad it's always in Ontario. It costs more to fly there from Vancouver than it does to almost anywhere in the US.
Amazing replicas of the Transformers Movie 1977 Bumblebee Camaro and Barricade cars will be in attendance at TFcon 2012 for photo opportunities with all attendees.
For those of you that will be in attendance on the Sunday watch for a special appearance by another pop culture vehicle as well.