Flint Dille to attend TFCon USA 2018

Transformers News: Flint Dille to attend TFCon USA 2018

Friday, August 10th, 2018 2:21PM CDT

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Following up on from the recent guest announcements (See here for Kei Zama and here for Alex Milne!), and coming straight from the TFCon itself, we've got confirmation that Flint Dille (Writer and Story consultant for the Sunbow G1 cartoon!) is in attendance!

Here is the press release in full!

Chicago, Illinois. TFcon USA is pleased to announce that Flint Dille will join its exciting guest line-up for its upcoming show, which will take place inside the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center (5440 North River Rd. Rosemont, Illinois 60018); October 26-28, 2018.

As an American screenwriter, game designer and novelist, Dille is best know for his animated work on Transformers, for which he was story editor on The Return of Optimus Prime (Parts 1 &2) along with 28 other episodes in addition to G.I Joe, An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, and his game-writing, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay and Dead to Rights.

Of special note, Dille is the grandson of John F. Dille, publisher of the original Buck Rogers comic strip, and is part of the Dille Family Trust, which owns the rights to the character.

To view Dille’s complete work, please visit: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0226863/

“We are pleased to welcome Flint Dille to TFcon USA," says TFcon Founder and General Manager Colin Douglas. "Fans that are familiar with his work will be excited to meet him in person."

Dille will be available for photographs and autographs all weekend long.


Transformers News: Flint Dille to attend TFCon USA 2018

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Re: Flint Dille to attend TFCon USA 2018 (1978561)
Posted by ZeroWolf on August 14th, 2018 @ 5:44pm CDT
With guests like Flint Dille, Alex Milne, Kei Zama and James Roberts already announced for the upcoming TFCon 2018 being held in Chicago, we have news from TFCon itself that artist Casey Coller will also be in attendance, signing prints and doing commissions.

Here is the press release from TFCon.

TFCon 2018 wrote:We are pleased to welcome back Transformers comic book artist Casey Coller to TFcon Chicago 2018. Casey is known to fans for his work penciling various issues and variant covers for IDW’s Robots In Disguise, More Than Meets the Eye, Optimus Prime and Lost Light comics as well as many other one-shot issues. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.


Re: Flint Dille to attend TFCon USA 2018 (1979044)
Posted by ZeroWolf on August 17th, 2018 @ 5:52pm CDT
TFCon have reached out to us to tell us that another high profile guest, joining already announced participants such as Casey Coller is attending TFCon 2018 in Chicago! This time it's Transformers Designer Aaron Archer!

Here's the press release from TFCon:

TFCon wrote:Chicago, Illinois. TFcon USA is pleased to announce that Aaron Archer will join its exciting guest line-up for its upcoming show, which will take place inside the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center (5440 North River Rd. Rosemont, Illinois 60018); October 26-28, 2018.

As an American Toy Designer, Archer’s spectacular involvement in the Transformers universe is well known amongst fans worldwide. Having designed toys like the Transmetal 2 creations for Cheetor, Iguanus, Dinobot, Optimus Minor and Megaton, Archer became the lead designer for the Transformers brand in 2000 where he played a large role in planning Armada, which was released in 2002. He also played a similar role in developing Energon and Cybertron, as well as Alternators. He even penned story concepts for 3 Unicron Trilogy lines before being promoted 3 times to Vice President of Intellectual Property Development at Hasbro. Archer was also the creative lead for all Transformers partnerships including 4 feature films, 4 video games, 5 animated series, theme park rides and countless publishing projects.

Beyond the Transformers Universe, Archer designed a variety of toys for various lines for Hasbro/Kenner including but not limited to Batman, Jurassic Park and Alien Resurrection while being directly involved with the G.I. Joe brand. More recently, Archer made multiple appearances on both Season 1 and 2 of Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us airing now.

"We are pleased to welcome Aaron Archer back to TFcon USA," says General Manager Colin Douglas. "His work has inspired generations of fans both new and old. His appearance will be warmly welcomed.

Aaron Archer is presented by Toyhax.


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