Transformers Artist Livio Ramondelli to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Livio-PrimeWe are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Livio Ramondelli will be attending TFcon Chicago 2014. Livio is known to fans for his work on IDW’s Transformers comics with the Chaos storyline, the Autocracy, Monstrosity, Punishment and Primacy series as well as providing the art for the Orion Pax focused issues in the Robots in Disguise books. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.

TFcon announces 3rd Party Product Panel for TFcon Chicago

tfcon-usa2.pngDue to the success of the last 4 years in Toronto, TFcon will host the 3rd Party Product Panel at TFcon Chicago 2014. We have invited 3rd party product manufacturers to once again contribute to a presentation focusing on new information and images of upcoming collector focused toys. We encourage all 3rd party companies to contact us to be involved in this presentation that will have information shared to thousands of fans at the event and then online around the world.

Additional TFcon Chicago Hotel Block added

tfcon-usa.pngA second hotel block has been added to accommodate the huge demand for this event. Thanks to everyone for your support! You can book your room at the Aloft Chicago O’Hare 9700 Balmoral Avenue. Rosemont, IL 60018 at the price of $125 via the following link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/TFCon

There will be a complementary shuttle running from this hotel to the Hyatt Regency O’Hare for those people that can not or do not wish to walk between the locations.

Aaron Archer to attend TFcon Chicago 2014

Aaron_ArcherAaron Archer is an illustrator and creative professional who spent over 18 years at Hasbro, Inc. designing for toy brands like TRANSFORMERS, GI Joe, STAR WARS Episode One, and various Batman lines. Aaron worked on the TRANSFORMERS brand for over 13 years, collaborating with Takara/Tomy on hundreds of toys. Aaron acted as the Creative Lead for all TRANSFORMERS partnerships including four feature films, four video games, five animated series, theme park rides, and countless publishing projects. In 2013 Aaron retired from Hasbro in order to pursue independent projects. You can check out some of his art here: http://archermonster.deviantart.com/

At TFcon Chicago 2014 fans will have the opportunity to interact with Mr. Archer via Q&A Panels as well as one on one on the exhibitor floor.

Alan Oppenheimer the voices of Warpath, Beachcomber and Seaspray to attend TFcon Chicago

Warpath_1391129065We are pleased to announce our second voice actor guest for TFcon Chicago, Alan Oppenheimer the voices of Warpath, Beachcomber, Breakdown and Seaspray in Transformers Geaneration 1 well as the voices of Skeletor, Man-At-Arms and Mer-Man from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.

Alan will be taking part in Q&A panels and signing for the attendees of the America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention all weekend long.

Dan Gilvezan the voice of G1 Bumblebee to attend TFcon Chicago

BumblebeeWe are pleased to announce our first voice actor guest for TFcon Chicago, Dan Gilvezan best known as the voice of the Autobot Bumblebee in the original Transformers cartoon as well as the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the 1981 animated series, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends. He also voiced Goldbug, Hot Spot, Outback, Rollbar, Scamper, Skids and Snapdragon in Transformers Generation 1.

Dan will be taking part in Q&A panels and signing for the attendees of the America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention all weekend long.