Charticon 2013 Schedule released!
Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 6:42PM CDTCategories: Toy News, Event News, Collectables
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GetRightRobot has also released full pics of the Charticon Exclusive LANDSHARK. This will be limited to 50 and only available AT THE SHOW. The figure includes new head, gun and weapon and custom paint job all made entirely in house at GRR!
Door Prize number 1: Transformers Generations METROPLEX! Register for the show and you are entered into the door prize drawings.
With convention season kicking off in just a few days, here is quick recap for those East Coast bound con goers:
Benefits of PreRegistering:
- Custom Admission Badge and Program with exclusive Comic
- One hour early access to the dealer room on both Saturday and Sunday.
- Free Charticon exclusive "energon goodies"including:
Charticon 2013 Souvenir Pin
11x17 Custom Art Print by IDW artist James Biggie
Set of four Art Cards featuring characters represented by our Voice Actor Guests
- Access to evening events not open to the public
Hotel discount(Normal rate is $99, Charticon rate is $89)
Kid and Family-friendly atmosphere
Paul Eiding – G1 Perceptor (as well as a large number of Video Game and TV Roles including ST:TNG)
Hal Rayle – G1 Shrapnel, Snarl, Primacron, Pipes and others (also did the Predator in Predator 2) – This will be Hal's first convention including any Botcons!
David Sobolov – BW Depth Charge, Transformers:Prime Shockwave, 2007 Video Game Brawl
Daniel Ross – Starscream from the 2007 TF Movie Video Game (also does a lot of fan projects)
Jon 3.0 – TF Prime Reviews, Ravage the Comic Insult Bot, Various Movie Voices (and generally loveable guy)
Livio Ramondelli: IDW Artist working on Autocracy, Monstrosity, RID
Casey Coller: IDW Artist working on RID
Brendan Cahill: IDW Artist working on RID/MTMTE
Ken Christiansen: IDW Artist working on TF Covers
Opening Ceremony, Friday Patio Party with DJ Spider and special guests(Paul Eiding, Hal Rayle, Daniel Ross, Jon 3.0, Livio Ramondelli, Casey Coller, Brendan Cahill and Ken Christiansen), Sunday Customizing Class hosted by Encline Designs, Speed Transforming event and Auction with proceeds to local charity A Child's Place, Friday and Sunday Trivia Tournament and Closing ceremony. Voice Actor Panels, Artist Panels, 3rd Party Transformer Panel, and other TF panels of interest.
The Trivia winner receives a Replica Matrix of Leadership
Transformersland (oh yes!), Mega Toy Fans, LostTreasures and more!
All of the artists in attendance will be on Artist Alley in the dealer room, as well as James Biggie and John Wycough (both IDW artists)
Charticon has been met with fantastic support! The convention exclusive AFTERSHOCK sold out in 5 days! The Custom class Snipenose with instruction from the legendary Encline Designs sold out with less than 10 non-attendee kits remaining! Charticon was founded to fill in gaps in the TF convention circut, both in content and geography. Putting together a show driven by fans and "less about product and money and more about content and people."
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Posted by Mindmaster on June 18th, 2013 @ 7:26pm CDT
Oh, that Landshark is gorgeous! Makes a pretty nice Classics Gnaw/Sharkticon, if you ask me. Once more, fantastic work, GRR!
I wish I had the cash for that Quake and Needlenose. But alas, financial issues. Really need more Classics Decepticons on my shelves, they're starting to get overrun by Autobots.
Hopefully I'll get the chance to speak with all the voice actors and artists.
Good God, August can't get here soon enough!
Posted by GetRightRobot on June 18th, 2013 @ 8:38pm CDT
Posted by garrickboomer on June 30th, 2013 @ 5:39pm CDT
My Prowl costume is almost done: http://www.projectprowl.com/
Is anyone else making a Transformers costume for Charticon?[/size]
Posted by Mindmaster on June 30th, 2013 @ 5:42pm CDT
Posted by GetRightRobot on July 1st, 2013 @ 5:38am CDT
Posted by Mindmaster on July 1st, 2013 @ 3:09pm CDT
GetRightRobot wrote:....mindmaster... that sucks.
Well, you know the saying, "Shit happens". I had hoped to do some Transformer shopping up there that I would otherwise have to do online (absolutely hate online shopping with a passion), but like I said above, finances and family's education won't allow it. The convention days coincides with her heading back up to UNCP, and with her up there, there would be no one to take care of our pets at home.
Like I said, if there's going to be another Charticon next year, there's no doubt I'd head up there then.
Posted by GetRightRobot on July 1st, 2013 @ 7:16pm CDT
Posted by Mindmaster on July 1st, 2013 @ 7:18pm CDT
GetRightRobot wrote:That's too bad. Well, family first. I can tell you that Charticon 2014 is NOT an absolute. I'm trying very hard to convince the founders that this show has serious potential and that the south east has the fans to support it.
It would be the first Transformers convention I would actually be able to afford to go to, if they decide to host it again next year.