Toronto TransformersCon 2006 with Don Murphy and Michael McConnohie is THIS WEEKEND
Thursday, April 27th, 2006 10:35am CDTCategory: Event News
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Don Murphy is well-known for several blockbuster Hollywood films including Natural Born Killers, Permanent Midnight, Apt Pupil, From Hell, and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Currently, he is producing Shoot ‘Em Up starring Clive Owen, which just finishing filming. Don Murphy will be taking part in a question-answer panel, signing autographs and taking photographs with fans. Don Murphy is a producer for the live action Transformers movie by Dreamworks Pictures, with Executive Producer Stephen Spielberg and Director Michael Bay, which is scheduled for release on July 4th, 2007. His website can be found at http://www.donmurphy.net/
Also attending is veteran voice actor Michael McConnohie, who has a wealth of experience doing voices for various children’s cartoons, video games and more. He is well-known for being the voices of the Transformers characters Tracks and Cosmos, who were Autobots in the original Transformers cartoon series from the 80s. Furthermore, Michael McConnohie was the voice of Hotshot and Ironhide in Transformers: Robots in Disguise and a writer and co-director on the series. At the Toronto TransformersCon, he will be participating in live script reading with fans, a question and answer panel and an autograph and photograph session. For more on his career check out http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0566332/
Also scheduled to be at Toronto TransformersCon 2006 are adept comic book artists Joe Ng and Alex Milne. They are known by Transformers fans for their work on many of the Dreamwave Transformers comic books including Generation One, The War Within, Transformers Energon, and Transformers More Than Meets the Eye. Joe Ng’s current project is the G.I. Joe versus Transformers: Art of War miniseries by publisher Devil’s Due and UDON Studios. Rob Ross and UDON Chief Erik Ko from this latest series will also be in attendance.
A 2006 Convention Exclusive Cover to GIJoe vs. Transformers #1 by UDON Studios will be available at Toronto TransformersCon. Limited to only 1000 copies this edition features original art by Transformers Comic Artist Joe Ng. Another item available through Toronto TransformersCon 2006 is a "Stealth" Cyclonus Bust produced by Hard Hero. Limited to 100 pieces, it was the last bust produced by Hard Hero, but never saw release until now.
Toronto TransformersCon is the biggest Transformers Convention in all of Canada and one of the greatest attended Transformers conventions in the world, featuring Canada’s largest dealer room for Transformers merchandise. Toronto TransformersCon 2006 will be taking place on April 28th and 29th, 2006 at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel by Toronto's Pearson International Airport. This 5th annual convention will feature a dealer room of collectible merchandise, special guests, art and costume displays, exclusive items, contests and more. Visit http://www.transformerscon.com/ for more details on the convention.
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Meet-up with other members of Seibertron at Toronto TransformersCon, plus Rik Alvarez from the Transformers' Collectors' Club, hope to see you there.