Franchise Designer Aaron Archer to attend TFcon Toronto 2017

Franchise Designer Aaron Archer to attend TFcon Toronto 2017

Monday, April 10th, 2017 3:23pm CDT

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The guest list of TFcon Toronto this year just keeps growing, as Transformers' former Senior Design Director Aaron Archer is attending! Having worked on many lines including Beast Wars, Armada and Cybertron; he will now at the con be hosting a special interactive workshop - details on the workshop are unclear at the moment, but you will be able to buy tickets for it when registration for the event goes up; which isn't far off! Check out the story from TFcon's official site and let us know in the forums if this prompts you into going!


Aaron Archer has worked in comics, toy design and creative franchise planning (trans-media) for over 25 years. Aaron spent 13 years on the Transformers Franchise where he was creative leader and partner across feature films, toys, video game, publishing, the ride, and animation projects. During his career at Hasbro/Kenner Aaron worked on a variety of unique brands including Star Wars Ep1, GI JOE, Batman, Alien Resurrection, Jurassic Park 3, and many other classic toy-lines. Aaron continues to develop personal art projects and is active in the toy and entertainment industry. Aaron shares his creative experiences and creation methods during speaking engagements and will seen in the 2018 Netflix documentary The Toys That Made Us.

We are very happy to welcome Aaron Archer back to TFcon Toronto this year where he will be hosting a special Interactive Workshop. Tickets for this class will be available when TFcon Toronto 2017 registration goes online later this month.


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Posted by Randomhero on April 10th, 2017 @ 5:27pm CDT
Sweet maybe he can talk abut how 3rd parties need to create their own original stuff then a month later join a 3rd party design group like he did in 2015. Still crazy how that actually happened
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Posted by Va'al on April 22nd, 2017 @ 5:25am CDT
Another announcement came out of TFcon Toronto, with another guest joining the ranks of guests: Alec Willows, voice of Tarantulas in the original Beast Wars series! Find out more below about the actor and con, and let us know if you'll be joining the event.

TFcon is proud to announce that Alec Willows will be a guest at the 2017 convention in Toronto. Known to Transformers fans as the voice of Tarantulas in Beast Wars, Mr. Willows will be appearing all weekend meeting with attendees.


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Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on April 22nd, 2017 @ 12:43pm CDT
Just throwing this out there: the voice of Prowl and Tarantulas will be at TFcon. Someone needs to bring their Sins of the Wreckers book for them to do a reading together.
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Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on May 5th, 2017 @ 2:09pm CDT
TFco Toronto has announced that the tickets for this years event are now on sale! The event, taking place July 14-16, is taking place at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale in Mississauga, Ontario. You can follow the above link to go to the tickets page and you can find the ticket prices and packages below!

TFcon Toronto 2017 Tickets are now on sale

TICKET PRICES

PREMIUM WEEKEND PASS (early admission both days) - $150 (includes HST)
WEEKEND PASS (early admission on both days) – $50 (includes HST)
SATURDAY PREMIUM PASS (9 am entry) – $35 (includes HST)
SATURDAY REGULAR PASS (11 am entry) – $20 (includes HST)
SUNDAY PREMIUM PASS (10 am entry) – $20 (includes HST)
SUNDAY REGULAR PASS (11 am entry) – $10 (includes HST)
KIDS ONE DAY PASS (ages 5-12) – $5 (includes HST)
CHILDREN aged 4 and under – FREE
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Posted by Va'al on May 17th, 2017 @ 4:09am CDT
An update from TFcon Toronto brings us another guest for the 2017 edition of the convention: IDW artist, Transformers veteran, currently working on Micronauts: Wrath of Karza - Andrew Griffith! Check out more information below.

TFcon is pleased to welcome back Andrew Griffith to the 2017 event in Toronto. Andrew is best known to fans as the long time artist on IDW’s ongoing Transformers: Robots in Disguise comic book and is currently working on Micronauts comics for IDW Publishing. He will be signing, selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.
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Posted by Va'al on May 23rd, 2017 @ 4:01pm CDT
Another update from TFcon Toronto 2017 brings another comics guest announcement: IDW writer James Roberts! Check out below for more information, and head to the site for more details on the event overall.

We are very pleased to welcome James Roberts the writer of the fan favorite comic book series Transformers More Than Meets The Eye and Transformers Lost Light to TFcon DC 2017. Mr. Roberts will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of America’s largest Transformers convention and will have select scripts available.
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Posted by Va'al on June 2nd, 2017 @ 2:24pm CDT
Another quick update from TFcon Toronto 2017, and it's another guest announcement from the IDW Transformers comics world: the swoon-worthy Nick Roche! Note how no one has been able to pin down his actual physical appearance, so Last Stand of the Wreckers is used instead.

TFcon is pleased to announce that Transformers comic book creator Nick Roche will be attending TFcon Toronto 2017. Nick is well known to fans for his work writing and creating the art for Last Stand of the Wreckers, Sins of the Wreckers, More Than Meets the Eye and various IDW one-shot issues. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.


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Posted by Va'al on June 9th, 2017 @ 2:22pm CDT
Another update from TFcon Toronto 2017 comes in the shape of yes another guest announcement, but this time featuring a name from the animation rather than comics world: Scott McNeil, voice of Waspinator, Dinobot, Rattrap, and Silverbolt in the Beast Wars series! Check out more info below.

Thanks to TFcon sponsor The Chosen Prime we are very pleased to welcome back Transformers voice actor Scott McNeil to TFcon Toronto 2017. Known to fans as the voices of Waspinator, Dinobot, Rattrap, and Silverbolt in Beast Wars, Mr. McNeil will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention. Additionally Scott has graciously agreed to help co-host this years charity auction.

Special note: Thanks to the sponsorship of The Chosen Prime all autographs and photos will be complimentary for this guest to all TFcon ticket holders.


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Posted by Va'al on June 18th, 2017 @ 1:34am CDT
Another update from TFcon Toronto 2017 comes in the shape of yet another guest announcement: IDW artist and colourist extraordinaire, not to mention biggest Bumblebee fan out there, Josh Perez! Check out more info below, and head here for tickets.

We are happy to welcome back IDW Publishing colorist Josh Perez to TFcon Toronto 2017. Transformers fans will recognize his work from the pages of IDW Publishing’s Transformers Robots in Disguise and More Than Meets The Eye books as well as the upcoming Transformers vs ROM. He will be in attendance all weekend and offering prints and commissions to the attendees.
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Posted by Sigma Magnus on June 28th, 2017 @ 3:19pm CDT
TFcon Toronto's 2017 T-Shirt has been revealed! Preorders are up and tickets are on sale, and if you're already registered, you can add the shirt to your existing order with the TFcon online registration system. Check it out below!

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Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on June 30th, 2017 @ 10:49am CDT
TFcon Toronto has let us know that Matt Moylan, the man behind Lilformers, will be attending the conference! You can check out his bio below, and you can get your tickets HERE!

TFcon is pleased to welcome back Matt Moylan to the convention this year. He is best known to Transformers fans as the man behind LilFormers and a former editor and post production manager for Dreamwave Productions. You can meet him in the TFcon Toronto 2017 artist alley all weekend long.

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