Meet some of the biggest names in Transformers comics when you attend the IDW VIP Tour! Chat about their experiences, where Transformers are going, and more! Featured guests are:
Livio Ramondelli Artist, TRANSFORMERS: MONSTROSITY
Josh Burcham Artist, TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE
Matt Frank Artist, TRANSFORMERS SPOTLIGHT: TRAILCUTTER
John Barber Editor, TRANSFORMERS: MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE; Writer, TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE
Michael Kelly Director, Global Publishing at Hasbro
Mairghread Scott Writer, TRANSFORMERS PRIME: BEAST HUNTERS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BotCon 2013 announces it final special guest!
San Diego, California June 27th – June 30th
San Diego, CA – June 10th, 2013 – Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro’s official TRANSFORMERS Collectors’ Convention, BotCon, is thrilled to announce it’s final guest for this years highly anticipated convention… Glenn Morshower! Fans across the world will recognize Glenn from his roles as Agent Pierce on the Fox series 24 and as Colonel Sharp from the first live action TRANSFORMERS movie and as General Morshower from TRANSFORMERS: Revenge of the Fallen and TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon. This brings the total number of special guests attending BotCon to seventeen, making this one of the most star studded BotCon’s ever! With so many amazing special guests and artists appearing at BotCon 2013, being held at the Town and Country Resort from June 27th thru June 30th in the beautiful city of San Diego, fans from around the world are in for one amazing convention!
Pop Culture enthusiasts and TRANSFORMERS fans of all ages can still register for BotCon 2013 through the BotCon.com online registration system. Fans and Collectors who register for BotCon as a Primus package holder will receive the five-figure MACHINE WARS convention set, admission to the Friday private sales room experience, priority seating at all panels and seminars throughout the weekend and admittance to the Hall of Fame Celebration party. Finally, Primus package attendees will also receive a special bonus TRANSFORMERS Deluxe figure to go along with their convention box set. General Admission for non-registered guests will be available on Saturday and Sunday only.
For more information on all of the BotCon 2013 activities and the exclusive figure offerings, as well as convention updates, please visit BotCon.com. Press inquiries; please contact Pete Sinclair email@example.com.
About Fun Publications, Inc.
For nearly 20 years, Fun Publications, Inc. has been a Hasbro licensee offering fans and collectors of pop culture memorabilia news, exclusive product and family events through different print offerings, websites, collector clubs and brand specific conventions such as GIJoeCon and BotCon. Located in Fort Worth Texas, Fun Publications reaches a large audience, serving the United States and many other countries such as Japan, Great Britain, Brazil, Australia and Canada. For more information visit TransformersClub.com, GIJoeClub.com, GIJoeCon.com, and BotCon.com. BotCon is a registered trademark of Fun Publications, Inc. (C) 2013 Fun Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative, well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Company’s Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for markets around the world. The Hub TV Network is part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), in the U.S. Through the Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the "World’s Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s "100 Best Corporate Citizens."Learn more at http://www.hasbro.com. © 2013 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
We are very pleased to welcome James Roberts the writer of the fan favorite comic book series More Than Meets The Eye to TFcon 2013 for his first ever North American convention appearance. The co-writer for Last Stand of the Wreckers, IDW’s Transformers Chaos storyline and The Death of Optimus Prime, Mr. Roberts will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention.
The packaging of the 'G.I Joe/Transformers' mash-up exclusive is even a throwback —it pays homage to a 1980s comic-book miniseries.
An old-school G.I. Joe V.A.M.P. vehicle is retooled in the deco of Autobot cult fave Hound, originally an Army Jeep in the cartoon.
The set stars a G.I. Joe Skystriker with a paint job inspired by the Autobot, Jetfire.
No G.I. Joe set is complete without the resident ninja commando Snake Eyes — this time sporting an Autobot logo on his outfit.
If you're so inclined, you can have the Cobra femme fatale Baroness take Decepticon Ravage out for a walk
The Decepticon character Bludgeon inspired this action figure of a robotic samurai warrior with a skeleton head.
The Autobot Blaster — and his tapes — shows up in the set in his boom-box form. (Kids, ask your parents what a boom box is.)
GLENN MORSHOWER is regarded as one of the busiest character actors in Hollywood. Best known for his role as Aaron Pierce on the FOX hit series 24, Glenn has had a hugely successful acting career spanning thirty-five years. Transformers fans of course know Glenn as GENERAL MORSHOWER from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Dark of the Moon and as COLONEL SHARP from the first Transformers movie, starring in the scene which featured the Transformers brought to life for the very first time!
Frequently seen in roles of authority, he has appeared in over 160 film and television projects including: Star Trek The Next Generation, The Men Who Stare at Goats, Good Night and Good Luck, Black Hawk Down, Air Force One, Hostage, Under Siege, All the King's Men, Pearl Harbor, with running roles on CSI, The West Wing, and Friday Night Lights.
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