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BotCon 2013 Updates: Matt Frank and Thomas Deer Added to Artist Alley

Transformers News: BotCon 2013 Updates: Matt Frank and Thomas Deer Added to Artist Alley

Saturday, May 4th, 2013 12:17AM CDT

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BotCon has announced that Matt Frank and Thomas Deer will be featured in this year's Artist Alley.

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MATT FRANK has worked on numerous Transformers titles, such as the Beast Wars Sourcebook, Transformers Animated: The Rise of Safeguard, and the Transformers Collectors' Club story A Flash Forward. He kicked off 2013 with the crossover one-shot, Mars Attacks: The Transformers!, not to mention Transformers Spotlight: Trailcutter, both of which he fully illustrated. Aside from Transformers, Matt has also contributed heavily to IDW's various Godzilla titles. He is currently the interior artist for Godzilla: Rulers of Earth and the 2013 Transformers Collectors' Club story Beast Wars: Shattered Glass!


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TEYOWISONTE THOMAS DEER is from the Mohawk Nation Territory at Kahnawake, outside of Montreal, Canada. After undergoing training as a comic book colorist at Dreamwave Productions in Toronto, Canada in 2004, Thomas has since went on to freelance as a professional comic book colorist and illustrator for companies such as Fun Publications, Mega Bloks, and IDW Publishing - primarily working on Hasbro's Transformers and G.I. Joe titles. See his work at: http://www.teyowisonte.deviantart.com
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Posted by g1grimlock on May 4th, 2013 @ 2:20am CDT
This is great and all but I wish we would get more news on the toys!! I'm going mad :HEADHURTS: not knowing what other exclusives there are, to be honest I'm starting to think the Termination set is the only thing we're getting this year.
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Posted by Sabrblade on May 5th, 2013 @ 5:05pm CDT
g1grimlock wrote:This is great and all but I wish we would get more news on the toys!! I'm going mad :HEADHURTS: not knowing what other exclusives there are, to be honest I'm starting to think the Termination set is the only thing we're getting this year.
Past years have kept tight lips on what the souvenir sets were prior to the Con. Why should this year be any different?

Only reason any souvenirs got leaked to the public in previous recent years is due to some factory samples having been stolen and sold on auction sites. Or due to some guy on the inside who knew wht they were dropping rumors about them. This year, however, there's been delays at the factories, so any leaks can't exactly happen this time.
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Posted by LOST Cybertronian on May 6th, 2013 @ 7:58pm CDT
Two more artist have been added to artist alley for BotCon 2013, Josh Burcham and Robby Musso.

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JOSH BURCHAM is a comic book colorist/illustrator with over 100 issues to his credit, including: Dreamwave's War Within: Age of Wrath, Transformers Stormbringer, Beast Wars, All Hail Megatron, Last Stand of the Wreckers, Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye ongoing series, and this year's Botcon exclusive Machine Wars comic!


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ROBBY MUSSO has worked on various IDW Transformers titles, including the Spotlight titles "Ultra Magnus", "Ramjet", and "Cliffjumper". For Fun Publications, Robby has provided art for a good number of the MTMTE profile pieces as well as handling art duties on the 2010 BotCon comic "Transformers Timelines Issue 5: Generation 2 Redux" and the Club comic story "Transformers: Revelations". Robby will be on hand all weekend doing sketches and selling prints.
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Posted by Va'al on May 7th, 2013 @ 4:54am CDT
*sigh*

One day, I'll make my best effort to fly, paddle or swim over, and sleep in the location's plant pots. So I can afford all the nice stuff I can commission to all the lovely artists.


:(
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Posted by ScottyP on May 8th, 2013 @ 10:36am CDT
The artist stuff is cool, but I really want to know what panel-type guests they'll have. I mean, I guess skipping panels isn't the end of the world, but I do find a lot of them entertaining.
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Posted by gothsaurus on May 8th, 2013 @ 11:00am CDT
So in trying to quell the "clammering-for-toys" mob — and trying to give the convention guests some of the props and attention due — these guys are some of my absolute favorites for the currently running comics. As I looked through the list... bravo. Great lineup. :APPLAUSE:

I also have to give a shout out to Ramondelli. I've really enjoyed the stylized, painterly art through Autocracy/Monstrosity. I'm glad IDW has "loosened the reigns" a bit to allow for a series or two with a really dark, artistic slant. 8)

As a rule, (unless things are going dark and stylized like those above) I like the robot designs to stick with familiar G1 blocky styles — like MTMTE does for the most part. (Less of a fan of the movie-esque RID designs.) I especially don't like the portrayal of the frenzied assassin Arcee. After growing up with the original movie, it's hard to stomach the 180 switch characters that sometimes show up in the comics.

>:oP
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Posted by El Duque on May 9th, 2013 @ 12:18pm CDT
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BotCon has announced four additional artist appearing at this year's Artist Alley: Ken Christiansen, John-Paul Bove, Dan Khanna, and Cally Karishokka.

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KEN CHRISTIANSEN has been working as an illustrator and concept designer for over fifteen years. Starting as a video game concept artist, at Nintendo of America (Ridge Racer 64, Pokemon Puzzle League), then moving to Los Angeles to work in games for the Walt Disney Company (Kingdom Hearts, Finding Nemo). In 2004, Ken started his own company, Bad Flip Productions, working for video game clients like Disney, Warner Bros., Universal, and Activision. After working with Activision on Transformers the Game, and the Revenge of the Fallen game, he began working freelance in media development for Hasbro Inc. (Transformers), doing concept art for their film, tv, book, games, and toy initiatives. That expanded into media development beyond the Transformers brand, including Star Wars, Spider-Man, and more.

Ken’s current work includes the cover runs on the Transformers Prime series (IDW), Star Wars Fighter Pods, and Ultimate Spider-Man Spider Pods. Along with other random bits and pieces, hanging off pegs in the toy aisles, book shelves, and video game departments.

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JOHN-PAUL BOVE is a colorist and writer based in the UK. He has worked on a number of titles including Godzilla, Doctor Who, G.I. Joe and Judge Dredd. He is perhaps best known to Transformers fans for his work coloring Transformers Regeneration One for IDW, working closely with Transformers legends Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman. In addition to coloring Transformers, he has also recently been writing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He'll be at this year's BotCon Artist Alley signing, coloring sketches and generally making a nuisance of himself.

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DAN KHANNA has been working as a professional Transformers illustrator for over a decade. He has done concept design, full packaging illustrations as well as color work on many Transformers brand box art illustrations across sever al toy lines for Hasbro Inc. He's worked for various TF licensees over the years including Dreamwave, IDW, Hard Hero, Titan Books/EagleMoss publications and for the Transformers Collectors Club/Botcon Conventions. His current projects includes being one of the pencillers on for the new Transformers Legends smart phone game, and work on TF Prime comic strips for an overseas publication.

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CALLY KARISHOKKA is a plushiemaker and crafter behind Cally's Critters Plush Designs. Cally lives in New York City, finds NYC subways to be an adventure of mystery, and manages to become obsessed with snack foods never available in the USA. Rescues puggleformers from their home planets to adopt out in to new homes. Has no known weaknesses.
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Posted by NicholasPrime on May 11th, 2013 @ 7:32pm CDT
From the BotCon Press Release:
Seibertron wrote: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.
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So, I'm confused. Are they doing the Hall of Fame this year or not? Because when they first put up a brochure, there was no mention of it. Followed by this gem from the BC FAQ dated 2/27: "Question: Are you going to have the Transformers Hall of Fame this year?
Answer: Unknown at this time. If Hasbro does have it, they may do it differently."
I guess if they are doing it, there's no fan choice character? Because there hasn't been a poll. Seems like the annual poll has been replaced by the Build-A-Bot Poll.
Has there been an official statement one way or the other on what's going on here? The Hall of Fame has quickly become one of my favorite parts of the entire weekend, and it'll be a shame if they drop it from the program.
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Posted by Sabrblade on May 11th, 2013 @ 8:37pm CDT
NicholasPrime wrote:So, I'm confused. Are they doing the Hall of Fame this year or not? Because when they first put up a brochure, there was no mention of it. Followed by this gem from the BC FAQ dated 2/27: "Question: Are you going to have the Transformers Hall of Fame this year?
Answer: Unknown at this time. If Hasbro does have it, they may do it differently."
I guess if they are doing it, there's no fan choice character? Because there hasn't been a poll. Seems like the annual poll has been replaced by the Build-A-Bot Poll.
Has there been an official statement one way or the other on what's going on here? The Hall of Fame has quickly become one of my favorite parts of the entire weekend, and it'll be a shame if they drop it from the program.
Initially, when the brochure went up, it did mention the Hall of Fame. However, after the Club was asked about it, they gave the above response and also admitted that the brochure mentioning it was accidentally left in from copying/pasting passages from previous years' brochures into this year's brochure. They promptly removed any mention of the Hall of Fame from this year's brochure afterward.

So... yeah, it's not known if there will or won't be a Hall of Fame event this year. If not, we got the Erector and Swindle fiascos as likely suspects for why they wouldn't doing it this year.
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Posted by NicholasPrime on May 11th, 2013 @ 10:37pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:So... yeah, it's not known if there will or won't be a Hall of Fame event this year. If not, we got the Erector and Swindle fiascos as likely suspects for why they wouldn't doing it this year.


This is why we can't have nice things. ;)
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Posted by Sabrblade on May 11th, 2013 @ 10:43pm CDT
NicholasPrime wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:So... yeah, it's not known if there will or won't be a Hall of Fame event this year. If not, we got the Erector and Swindle fiascos as likely suspects for why they wouldn't doing it this year.


This is why we can't have nice things. ;)
Well, it's the fandom's own fault for both the Erector and Swindle cases. One year was a dirty joke, they next year was irate snide.
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Posted by NicholasPrime on May 11th, 2013 @ 10:44pm CDT
Also: WOW, I missed all that Swindle stuff last year. I had to go look that up. Some funny bits, but yeah, I totally see why they don't want a fan's choice anymore. A shame, really.
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Posted by helli0n on May 17th, 2013 @ 11:13am CDT
IDW just announced a little something special for the bronies of Botcon - EXCLUSIVE: Prime & Pinkie Pie Team-Up for "My Little Pony" Botcon Variant

o_O
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Posted by gothsaurus on May 17th, 2013 @ 11:29am CDT
It's too bad. I like the fans having a voice... plus it keeps the whole thing from getting TOO serious. I thought the Erector joke was hilarious in the way Hasbro ran with it. I would have loved to see more funny stuff like that each year.
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Posted by El Duque on May 24th, 2013 @ 11:47am CDT
We are thrilled to announce that Marcelo Matere will be part of the BotCon 2013 Artists' Alley in San Diego this June. Marcelo has had a huge impact of the Transformers brand, from working on various projects for Hasbro, IDW and Fun Publications. Be sure to see him when you are at BotCon this year!

With the addition of Marcelo, the BotCon Artists' Alley will now feature OVER TWENTY amazing Transformers artists from all over the world! Visit www.botcon.com for all the details. This is one show you don't want to miss!

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Posted by noctorro on May 26th, 2013 @ 3:24am CDT
Does this mean we'll get a generations Arcee?

As Botcon exclusive?

Yipee!!! -_-
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Posted by Sabrblade on May 26th, 2013 @ 1:25pm CDT
noctorro wrote:Does this mean we'll get a generations Arcee?

As Botcon exclusive?

Yipee!!! -_-
Where'd that come from? :???:
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Posted by El Duque on May 28th, 2013 @ 2:49pm CDT
BotCon has announced two additional special guests for this year's event in San Diego, voice director Wally Burr and Transformers Generation 1 Season 5's Jason Jenson! Jenson played the role of Tommy Kennedy in the live action sequences along with an animatronic Powermaster Optimus Prime during the episode bumpers. After disappearing from the fandom he recently resurfaced for an interview back in January, and will now be appearing at BotCon. They join the already confirmed Transformers Prime voice actors David Sobolov (Shockwave)and James Horan (Wheeljack).

BotCon wrote:BotCon 2013 is excited to welcome legendary Voice Director Wally Burr to this years show! Mr. Burr has directed some of the greatest voice acting talents from the past 40 years and he will be on hand during the weekend for panels, autograph sessions and more!

Joining him is the actor who was featured alongside the very first live action Optimus Prime, Jason Jansen! As part of the more intriguing Generation 1 cartoon features, Jason (who played the human character Tommy Kennedy) will be participating in his first ever convention, filling fans in on what it was like to act next to the live action Generation 1 Optimus Prime!

For more details, click the "Guests" link along the left side menu.


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Posted by Mkall on May 28th, 2013 @ 3:34pm CDT
Man, I was really hoping to see if Wally Burr was all that the tales had made him out to be. Shame I won't be there this year.
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Posted by griftimus prime on May 28th, 2013 @ 4:23pm CDT
Jason Jenson? seriously?
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Posted by 33Silencer on May 28th, 2013 @ 5:17pm CDT
WOW!!! Jason Jenson is EXACTLY who I was hoping they'd announce when I was purchasing my GOLDEN TICKET!!! :shock: LOL.....I'm sure he's a nice guy, but seriously FunPub, are we lacking on the resources this year to bring in our Legendary Voice Actors??? :-? :-? :-? On the flip side, Wally Burr is Awesome and a cool guy in person!!! :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :BOT:
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Posted by Mindmaster on May 28th, 2013 @ 5:18pm CDT
33Silencer wrote:WOW!!! Jason Jenson is EXACTLY who I was hoping they'd announce when I was purchasing my GOLDEN TICKET!!! :shock: LOL.....I'm sure he's a nice guy, but seriously FunPub, are we lacking on the resources this year to bring in our Legendary Voice Actors??? :-? :-? :-? On the flip side, Wally Burr is Awesome and a cool guy in person!!! :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :BOT:


Conflicting schedules? Other priorities? >:oP
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Posted by Sabrblade on May 28th, 2013 @ 8:59pm CDT
Jason Jansen! SWEET! Another lost chapter of the Transformers brand may finally have even more light shed on it! 8)
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Posted by El Duque on May 31st, 2013 @ 8:18pm CDT
FunPub has uploaded a new video to their YouTube account advertising next month's BotCon 2013 in San Diego. The video features a dance off between Soundwave and Blaster plus various other Transformers characters. Check out the embedded video below.

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Posted by Mindmaster on May 31st, 2013 @ 8:31pm CDT
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Too hilarious for words. Almost spilled sweet tea on my keyboard (again). :lol:
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Posted by Rated X on May 31st, 2013 @ 9:01pm CDT
Personally I would have rather seen them use the guns...
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Posted by Samsonator on May 31st, 2013 @ 9:34pm CDT
I especially liked the part where Blaster was dancing "Gangnam Style", while Soundwave was doing "Gentleman"
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Posted by El Duque on May 31st, 2013 @ 11:23pm CDT
BotCon tweeted earlier today that voice actor Maurice LaMarche has been added to the list of Transformers: Rescue Bots cast that will be attending this year's event. In addition to lending his voice to Chief Charlie Burns on Rescue Bots he also voiced Six-Gun in the original Generation 1 cartoon.

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Posted by Mirage22 on May 31st, 2013 @ 11:40pm CDT
Maurice is my favorite voice actor of all time. WHY OH WHY AM I NOT GOING THIS YEAR.
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Posted by Sabrblade on May 31st, 2013 @ 11:46pm CDT
This is almost like Frank Welker levels of awesomely HUGE!

Almost. ;)
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Posted by Flux Convoy on June 1st, 2013 @ 1:01pm CDT
They've got the time and resources for this pointless shit but not getting the forums up? Or new fiction? Or any new content for their useless site? I've defended these guys for the longest time but I am over being spoon fed this garbage. Especially when the forums and fiction have been gone for several months, a year, more? Give us what we're paying for! It can not be that difficult to get a proper discussion forum up and running properly in the year 2013. I'd be a little more lenient on this if we were getting what we should be too.
:BOT:
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Posted by Sabrblade on June 1st, 2013 @ 3:17pm CDT
Flux Convoy wrote:Or new fiction?
I know you mean the text stories, but how do the comics not count as new club fiction?
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Posted by cor2879 on June 1st, 2013 @ 3:44pm CDT
I haven't been brave enough to renew my TFCC membership since the whole credit card fiasco a few years ago.
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Posted by Flux Convoy on June 1st, 2013 @ 9:53pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Flux Convoy wrote:Or new fiction?
I know you mean the text stories, but how do the comics not count as new club fiction?

You're picking nits and you even say so much. By comics you mean the 36 pages we get per year? Sure it's new fiction. You knew what I was referring to though. We can't even access the old prose either.
:BOT:
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Posted by Sabrblade on June 1st, 2013 @ 10:14pm CDT
Flux Convoy wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Flux Convoy wrote:Or new fiction?
I know you mean the text stories, but how do the comics not count as new club fiction?

You're picking nits and you even say so much. By comics you mean the 36 pages we get per year? Sure it's new fiction. You knew what I was referring to though. We can't even access the old prose either.
:BOTS:
If you want, I could send you my copies of them.
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Posted by Mindmaster on June 1st, 2013 @ 10:17pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Flux Convoy wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Flux Convoy wrote:Or new fiction?
I know you mean the text stories, but how do the comics not count as new club fiction?

You're picking nits and you even say so much. By comics you mean the 36 pages we get per year? Sure it's new fiction. You knew what I was referring to though. We can't even access the old prose either.
:BOTS:
If you want, I could send you my copies of them.


I wouldn't mind getting a read off of them too. There are no comic book stores I know of in my area, so it's rare when I get the chance to read comics.

Throw in the War for Cybertron comic too. I've finally read Exodus a couple years back, and I've keep forgetting to ask you about them. Yes, my memory is the size of a Mini-Con.
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Posted by Sabrblade on June 1st, 2013 @ 10:21pm CDT
I meant the text stories.
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Posted by Mindmaster on June 1st, 2013 @ 10:22pm CDT
#-o

Forgive my stupidity.
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Posted by Flux Convoy on June 2nd, 2013 @ 11:02am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:If you want, I could send you my copies of them.

I appreciate the offer but no, thank you. We bug them every year about collecting them in physical form at Botcon. I have my fingers crossed we get a more positive answer this year. Otherwise, I might take you up on it.
:BOT:
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Posted by El Duque on June 5th, 2013 @ 8:58am CDT
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BotCon has announced Alex Milne and Joana Lafuente have been added to this year's artist alley. See details below:


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ALEX MILNE is a professional illustrator based in Canada who has been working in comics for the past ten years. He has worked on many different projects over this time, but is best known for his Transformers work with IDW Publishing. Some of the titles he has worked on over his career have been, Megatron Origins, Spotlight Arcee, Drift mini series, Transformers Ongoing (Chaos Theory) and various other titles and covers. Currently he is working with James Roberts on the latest ongoing title More Than Meets The Eye.

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JOANA LAFUENTE is an illustrator/colorist from Portugal who has worked as colorist on a variety of IDW Publishing Transformers titles such as Spotlight Blurr, Spotlight Drift, Ironhide mini-series, 2011's OnGoing, More Than Meets The Eye and Robots In Disguise just to name a few.
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Posted by El Duque on June 5th, 2013 @ 1:32pm CDT
BotCon has announced yet another special guest for this year's event in San Diego, Glenn Morshower from the Transformers live action movie franchise. Morshower appeared in the first Transformers film as Colonel Sharp and as General Morshower in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

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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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Posted by Dead Metal on June 5th, 2013 @ 2:04pm CDT
OMFG!!!1111
I totally have to go to BotCon now, he's like my two most favorite and memorable characters in the history of Transformers, like EVER!
:michaelbay:
I need to get his autograph over my chest to have it tattooed.

Please tell me that Jonathon Trent, Fassbinder from ROTF, is also going to be there
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Posted by Banjo-Tron on June 6th, 2013 @ 3:17am CDT
I still can't get over the fact he played different characters in the movies, when he is in the military on both cases. Daft or what?
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Posted by Sabrblade on June 6th, 2013 @ 7:55am CDT
Banjo-Tron wrote:I still can't get over the fact he played different characters in the movies, when he is in the military on both cases. Daft or what?
Well, just keep thinking of how Colonel Sharp was killed in action by Blackout, while General Morshower lives on. ;)
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Posted by El Duque on June 10th, 2013 @ 1:06pm CDT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BotCon 2013 announces it final special guest!
San Diego, California June 27th – June 30th


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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 pete@funpubinc.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.

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Re: BotCon 2013 Updates: Matt Frank and Thomas Deer Added to Artist Alley (1494146)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 10th, 2013 @ 1:08pm CDT
Didn't we already know this? :???:
Re: BotCon 2013 Updates: Matt Frank and Thomas Deer Added to Artist Alley (1494149)
Posted by Va'al on June 10th, 2013 @ 1:14pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:Didn't we already know this? :???:


We did, but this is the official press release.
Re: BotCon 2013 Updates: Matt Frank and Thomas Deer Added to Artist Alley (1494154)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 10th, 2013 @ 1:28pm CDT
Va'al wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:Didn't we already know this? :???:


We did, but this is the official press release.


Oh, whoops. My bad. :oops:
Re: BotCon 2013 Updates: Matt Frank and Thomas Deer Added to Artist Alley (1494415)
Posted by Va'al on June 11th, 2013 @ 2:03pm CDT
The BotCon website has been updated with the full programme for the full five days, including a description of the various panels and seminars taking place during the event. Check out the schedule below!

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Re: BotCon 2013 Updates: Matt Frank and Thomas Deer Added to Artist Alley (1494422)
Posted by Sabrblade on June 11th, 2013 @ 2:44pm CDT
With not one but TWO Rescue Bots cartoon panels!

I'm so there. 8)

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