Auto Assembly 2014 News Round-up: Guest Events, Hasbro Giveaway, Charity Auction and More
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 10:05AM CDTCategories: Comic Book News, Event News, People News, Company News
Posted by: Dr Va'al Views: 27,874
As well as bringing back its own bar and diner, Swerve's, Auto Assembly will be holding another charity auction during the event, with profits going to Mary's Meals.+
Lastly, but definitely not leastly (which is not a word), special guest events include an IDW Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye creator panel with writer James Roberts, artist Alex Milne and current colourist Joana Lafuente. And artist Livio Ramondelli will be hosting this year's art workshop, too.
So make sure to book your single day or weekend ticket now, and we'll see you in Birmingham on 8-10th August!
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Posted by nhphoto on July 15th, 2014 @ 11:48am CDT
Posted by Dr Va'al on July 15th, 2014 @ 11:53am CDT
nhphoto wrote:i'll also be there
So you will! Sorry I managed to skip your piece of news, it was not intentional at all!
Posted by nhphoto on July 15th, 2014 @ 12:13pm CDT
Posted by xyl360 on July 16th, 2014 @ 8:40pm CDT
Anyway, he won't be going as just a TF collector/fan. This year he and his mates will be playing the show as this year's audible entertainment. For those of you unaware, he has a band called (of all things ) WolfKang and they will be playing AA, doing sets of songs from their recently released album, Every Now And Then as well as some classic tracks from Transformers: The Movie.
They'll have a few copies of their album for sale at the show for any of you who like what you hear.
Posted by Dr Va'al on July 31st, 2014 @ 5:32am CDT
[quote]Just when you thought that we’d announced everything for this year’s convention, we are proud to announce yet another exclusive for Auto Assembly 2014…
In partnership with our friends at Urban Species, we are proud to announce that this year’s convention will have a limited edition exclusive t-shirt! Available from the Urban Species table in the Dealers area of the convention, this brand new design features the Dinobots in a way that you’ve never seen them before…
Posted by Moody magpie on July 31st, 2014 @ 7:47am CDT
Posted by triKlops on July 31st, 2014 @ 10:06am CDT
Posted by Dr Va'al on July 31st, 2014 @ 11:50am CDT
Moody magpie wrote:Nice shirt, but where's Swoop?
Singing, at the very front!
Posted by MGrotusque on July 31st, 2014 @ 3:32pm CDT
Posted by ZeroWolf on July 31st, 2014 @ 3:52pm CDT
MGrotusque wrote:I really like the sketch style art design but am curious as to why they are playing instruments?
Good question, maybe it's got something to do with the sdcc knights of unicron set
Posted by Dr Va'al on July 31st, 2014 @ 3:58pm CDT
ZeroWolf wrote:That is really nice, wish I could get one.
That.. could be arranged. Shoot me a PM.
Posted by ZeroWolf on July 31st, 2014 @ 4:33pm CDT
Va'al wrote:ZeroWolf wrote:That is really nice, wish I could get one.
That.. could be arranged. Shoot me a PM.
Sadly the missus has said that we don't have the money for anything this month, so I'll just stick to dreaming, unless my finances change (hoping to get some commissions through)
Posted by Dr Va'al on August 1st, 2014 @ 4:15pm CDT
http://www.autoassembly.org.uk/flint-di ... mbly-2014/
Posted by Dr Va'al on August 4th, 2014 @ 7:03am CDT
Next up are the Casey Coller and John-Paul Bove collaborations, from G1 to RID to MTMTE:
Some JP Bove-exclusive prints, featuring old-school classics in art deco style:
Two fully coloured prints with some MTMTE favourites from Joana Lafuente:
And finally, continuing previous years' streak, Nick Roche's take on MTMTE with colours by Josh Burcham:
Posted by Moody magpie on August 4th, 2014 @ 7:32am CDT
Posted by craggy on August 6th, 2014 @ 2:46pm CDT
Moody magpie wrote:God lord Whirl's killed the mane six!
Lio Convoy, Razorclaw, BM Snarl, Thundertron, Steeljaw and Leobreaker?
Posted by Blast Cannon on August 7th, 2014 @ 12:04pm CDT
Posted by Dr Va'al on August 8th, 2014 @ 2:12am CDT
[quote]It’s been a long road getting here, but at long last we can unveil the full schedule for the weekend for Auto Assembly 2014 and we believe that it’s our best programme of events yet for Europe’s Largest Transformers Convention…
We’ve got a packed weekend of events lined up with workshops, several guest Q&A panels on every day, our infamous script reading, a live band, autograph sessions and much more – so much in fact that our team has been struggling for weeks trying to fit everything in! Anyway, you can now view and download the Auto Assembly 2014 Schedule in full as a PDF file to read on your PC, tablet or mobile device (ideal to bring with you to the convention!).[/quote]
Posted by Dough-bot on August 8th, 2014 @ 11:36am CDT
Got rushed into hospital with my hernia so I'm in bed for 3 days...........
Have a great time everyone and don't get to many bargains........
Posted by Blast Cannon on August 9th, 2014 @ 3:30pm CDT
Still pretty pissed off that they didn't release the schedule until two days before the convention started. I get that they don't want to piss people off if attendees drop out but I'm fairly certain that most people are understanding when real life gets in the way. I just think they should have maybe announced the schedule when the last attendee was announced which was what, a month ago? People can make decisions about whether to attend or not then.
Saying that, I'll be there again next year and hopefully for the full weekend once my house is sorted out and I'm properly moved in.
See you all tomorrow!