Guests For 2018


*Unless stated otherwise, all guests will be at the show both Saturday and Sunday!*


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B.J. Ward


B.J. is known for several very popular characters in the retro realm. Two of her stand-out roles include fiery Counter Intelligence agent “Scarlett” on Marvel/Sunbow’s GI Joe cartoon series, and the noble Princess Allura on the original Voltron! You may also have heard B.J. as Wonder Woman in Galactic Guardians, Small Foot on Challenge of the GoBots, Witch Haggar on Voltron, several characters on the original My Little Pony cartoon, and Velma in many Scooby Doo animated movies from the late 90’s & early 2000’s!

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Sgt. Slaughter



Sgt. Slaughter is known for his longtime wrestling career with the WWF, NWA, and AWA. Inspired by his drill instructor persona and wild popularity, Hasbro decided to incorporate the Sarge into their GI Joe: A Real American Hero toy line, comic, and animated series in 1985! His popularity with wrestling and GI Joe fans continues staunchly to this day.


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Voice Actor Gregg Berger



Gregg is best known for voicing the mighty Dinobot leader: Grimlock! He voiced the fan-favorite character in all of the G1 Transformers series, Transformers: The Movie, and in several video games. Gregg can also be heard as Skyfire and Long Haul in Transformers, Spirit and Firefly on GI Joe, Cornfed Pig on Duckman, The Gromble on Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Mr. Little on The Littles, and he’s been the voice of lovable pooch Odie for over 35 years!

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Actor Garry Chalk


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Garry is known for voicing noble leader of the Maximals, Optimus Primal, in the popular 90’s iteration of Transformers: Beast Wars! He is known for numerous other animated roles, such Man-At-Arms in Masters of the Universe (2002), Guts Man on Mega Man, Pathfinder & Metal Head on GI Joe, Grounder on Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, and King Hippo on Captain N: The Game Master! Garry has also been an on-screen actor for over 30 years and can be seen in Arrow, Stargate SG-1, Supernatural, Freddy vs. Jason, The Fly II, and many more shows and movies!

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Voice Actor Samantha Newark



Samantha is best known for giving voice to one of the most iconic characters of the 80’s: Jem! She voiced the character through all 65 episodes of the Sunbow cartoon series, which has a devoted fanbase to this day! Samantha also voiced Autobot Ariel in the G1 Transformers episode “War Dawn”, which revealed the origin of Autobot leader Optimus Prime!

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Voice Actor Larry Kenney





Larry is best known as the voice of Lion-O on the ThnderCats cartoon by Rankin/Bass! He also voiced Jackalman on the show, and voiced Lion-O’s father Claudus in the 2011 revival of the brand. He also played Bluegrass on Silverhawks, and was the voice of classic cereal mascots Count Chocula and Cocoa Puffs Sonny. More recently he has been the tagline announcer in the popular Skittles “Taste the Rainbow!” campaign!


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Artist Mark Watts


Mark is known for his beautiful painted artwork used on the packaging of the original G1 Transformers toyline! Notable illustrations he created include Shockwave, Jetfire, the Constructicons, the Stunticons, and all of the series one Minibots. He also did several paintings used for pack-in mail-away offers for the Transformers line, such as Reflector, the “Time Warrior” Autobot watch, and the Omnibots.


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The Cybertronic Spree


**Appearing Saturday Only**


**Purchase Concert Tickets HERE!**



More than meets the eye, The Cybertronic Spree are here on Earth with one critical mission: To party like it’s 1986! These rockstars in disguise play music from The Transformers: The Movie, plus themes from hit films, cartoons, video games, and more. They blend their love for the 80’s and 80’s metal into an energon-fueled, unforgettable live show! The Cybertronic Spree have been rocking conventions and events since 2013, and have captivated audiences across Canada and the US! 

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Toy & Puppet Designer Tim Clarke



For over 30 years Tim has been inventing, designing and sculpting some of the most unusual toys to ever be marketed in the US and abroad. Once known as the “King of Gross”, he is the co-creator of cult favorite 80’s toy lines Sectaurs (Coleco) and Boglins (Mattel)!  Tim started his career designing and building puppets for the Jim Henson Company. Most notable were the Mystics that he sculpted and designed for the movie the Dark Crystal. He also worked on puppets for Sesame Street, the Muppet Show, and Fraggle Rock for which he created “Traveling Matt”.

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Eric “The Smoke” Moran




Eric “The Smoke” Moran was a professional wrestler for companies like GLOW and ECW. He’s worked as writer, director, producer, and actor with over ten independent films and web series like The Deep End, Legacy, and Trek Isolation. The Smoke became a household name in the world of cosplay when he hosted the Syfy channel’s series Heroes of Cosplay. He was also included in projects for Big City Comics Studios, and DC Comics as Freight Train. He’s appeared in George Perez’s Sirens, as well as the films The Surge of Power and JUN, the Spawn Fan-film “Choices”, and on AMC’s Comic Book Men!

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Pixel Dan


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“Pixel Dan” Eardley is a reviewer, reporter, and all-around toy enthusiast. His childhood love of toys has followed him into his adult life where he continues to collect toys and action figures both new and old. Through his popular videos on his YouTube channel, with over 200,000 subscribers, Dan shares his enthusiasm for the collecting hobby with the world!

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Mr. Lobo


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Shrouded in mystique, the innovative producer and host MR. LOBO has presided over the nationally syndicated late-night TV show CINEMA INSOMNIA for over 16 years. The show has been seen in hundreds of television and cable markets. Known as advocate for “Bad Movies”, he claims, “They’re not bad movies just misunderstood”. More recently, the show has found a new audience on connected television via OSI 74, which can be seen on ROKU streaming devices!

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Cinema Sickness



Cinema Sickness has been a collector of media since 2001 and has amassed one of the largest personal collections in the world, including 38 different formats! A dedicated fan base of thousands watch his daily vlogs, which document his visits to stores in the area, in search of movies and tv shows in modern and vintage formats, as well as games, books, and much more.

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James Rolfe




Signing: 12pm to 3pm


Panel Session: 3:15pm to 4pm



James is best known for his hilarious reviews of classic video games as the character ‘The Angry Video Game Nerd’, which mix together insightful commentary, over-the-top language, physical comedy, and various theatrical elements. The show has been in production for 13 years and still going strong!

Other programs on James’ website include James & Mike MondaysBoard JamesYou Know What’s Bulls#!t?, and literally hundreds of movie reviews of films spanning from the early 1900’s to present day! He also released a feature-length movie based around his AVGN character in 2014. Check out his team’s work over at!

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501st Garrison Carida



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CT-V: Connecticut Mothership



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The Finest: A G.I. Joe Costume Club



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**All Guests Subject To Cancellation Due to Illness or Professional Commitments**

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