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Peter Newman returns for Retro Con 2014!

April 28, 2014 Leave a comment

We have Larry Kenney coming back for our 2014 show, and now we are pleased to announce the return of another ThunderCats favorite:

Voice actor Peter Newman!

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Peter is perhaps most remembered for giving voice and personality to the ThunderCats’ resident scientist and architect Tygra! Second in command of the ThunderCats team, Tygra was also the designer of many of the structures on Third Earth, including the Cat’s Lair and the Tower of Omens! His weapon of choice was a whip-like bolas, and he had the ability of limited invisibility as well as telepathy.

 

Peter also voiced other prominent characters on the show, including…

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                                          Wilykat

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Monkian

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                                               and Ben Gali!

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Categories: Guests, Thundercats

Free T-cats ring when you buy an autograph from Larry Kenney!

April 2, 2014 Leave a comment

They’re back! For fans that buy an autograph from voice actor Larry Kenney at Retro Con 2014, you’ll receive a lenticular Thundercats Lion-o ring still sealed in package! These were originally  part of a Burger King fun meal promotion from 1985. Available while supplies last!

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Categories: Conventions, Thundercats

Larry Kenney returns to Retro Con 2014!

October 23, 2013 Leave a comment

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He was the very first guest announcement for our inaugural show, and now we are pleased to announce the RETURN of the Lord of the ThunderCats himself to our 2014 show:  Voice actor Larry Kenney!

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Larry is of course best known for his role of the heroic leader of the ThunderCats, Lion-o! The show ran for 130 episodes across four seasons (from 1985 to 1989).

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Larry is also known for being the voice of guitar-playing Colonel Bluegrass on SilverHawks, martial arts black-belt Karate Kat (part of ‘The Comic Strip’ tv show), plus he gave personality to Count Chocula and Cocoa Puffs Sonny in cereal commercials in the 80’s. In more recent years he has been the announcer on vh-1′s ‘Best Week Ever’ program, and has reprised his role of Lion-o for humorous ThunderCats skits on the animated series Family Guy. He was also given the role of Claudus, father of Lion-o, on the updated ThunderCats cartoon in 2011!

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Thundercat Goodies For The Kids At Retro Con!

September 26, 2012 Leave a comment

For those kids that meet the original voice talents of both the Thundercats & Silverhawks  cartoons, you’ll receive retro style coloring sheets of your favorite characters, including a small packet of crayons!

Peter Newman Retro Con Interview

September 5, 2012 Leave a comment

 

Peter Newman shares some of his personal memories on both Thundercats & Silverhawks!

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Categories: Guests, Interviews, Thundercats

Thundercats Are On The Move! Peter Newman & Gerrianne Raphael To Be At Retro Con 2012!

July 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Retro Con is pleased to announce that we now have a gathering of Thundercats talents! Larry Kenney (the original Lord of the Thundercats, Lion-O) is now to be joined by Peter Newman & Gerrianne Raphael (the voices of Tygra and Pumyra respectively)!

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Categories: Guests, Thundercats

Free Lion-o ring when you buy an Autograph!

June 11, 2012 Leave a comment

For you retro fans that buy autographs from Larry Kenney during Retro Con, you’ll now receive a lenticular Thundercats Lion-o ring still sealed in package from 1985! (limit one per attendee)  The toy was originally released in a Burger King fun meal. We have a limited supply though, so make sure you jump on those autographs! =)

Categories: Thundercats
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