Guest Information for TFcon Chicago 2016

SideswipeWe are happy to welcome the voice of Generation 1 Prowl and Sideswipe Michael Bell to TFcon Chicago 2016. He also voiced Bombshell, Brainstorm, First Aid, Gort, Junkion, Scrapper and Swoop in the same series. He then returned to the characters of Sideswipe and Scrapper for the video game Transformers: Devastation. Fans of the 80s will also remember him as the voice of Duke in GI Joe, Lance in Voltron, plus Grouchy, Lazy and Handy Smurf in The Smurfs. Michael will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention all weekend long.
Autograph or photo: $20

grimlock
We are happy to welcome the voice of Generation 1 Grimlock Gregg Berger to TFcon Chicago 2016. He also voiced Skyfire (Jetfire), Long Haul and Outback in the same series. He then returned to the character of Grimlock for the Fall of Cybertron video game as well as Transformers: Devastation. Gregg will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention all weekend long.
Autograph or photo: $20

optimusprimalHappy 4th of July America! We are very happy to welcome Transformers voice actor Garry Chalk to TFcon Chicago 2016. The voice of Optimus Primal in Beast Wars and Beast Machines and Optimus Prime in the Armada, Energon and Cybertron cartoons, he also voiced Generation 1 Megatron in an episode of Beast Wars. Additionally he is known to GIJOE fans as the voices of Pathfinder and Metalhead in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, and He-Fans as the voices He-Man in The New Adventures of He-Man, and Man-at-Arms in the 2002 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Mr. Chalk will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention all weekend long.
Autograph or photo: $20

RhinoxTFcon is proud to announce that Richard Newman will be appearing as a guest at this years convention in Chicago. Known to Transformers fans as the voice of Rhinox in Beast Wars, Tankor in Beast Machines and Vector Prime in Transformers Cybertron. Mr. Newman 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.
Autograph or photo: $20

transformers1We are honored to welcome Transformers creator Bob Budiansky to TFcon Chicago 2016.  Mr. Budiansky is responsible for much of the writing of the original Marvel Transformers comic, and conceived the names of most of the original Transformers including Megatron. He also wrote the vast majority of the descriptive tech spec biographies printed on the Transformers toy packages that Hasbro produced in the 1980s, giving each character it’s own unique personality. Mr. Budiansky will be taking part in a Q&A panels and meeting with fans all weekend long.

combiner wars optimus primeWe are happy to welcome Jon Bailey to TFcon Chicago 2016.  Known as the epic voice of Screen Junkies’ Honest Trailers, the long time Transformers fan can now be seen as Optimus Prime in Machinima’s Transformers: Combiner Wars animated web series.

Jon will be taking part in a Q&A panel and meeting with the attendees of the America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention all weekend long.

combiner-wars-megatronWe are happy to welcome Jason Marnocha to TFcon Chicago 2016.  Known online by the handle of LordJazor, Transformers fans now know him as the voice of Megatron in Machinima’s Transformers: Combiner Wars animated web series.

Jason will be taking part in a Q&A panel and meeting with the attendees of the America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention all weekend long.

transformers-combiner-wars-starscreamWe are happy to welcome Frank Todaro to TFcon Chicago 2016. A long time Transformers fan himself, he can now be seen as Starscream in Machinima’s Transformers: Combiner Wars animated web series.

Frank will be taking part in a Q&A panel and meeting with the attendees of the America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention all weekend long.

last_stand_of_the_wreckersTFcon is pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Nick Roche will be attending TFcon Chicago 2016. Nick is well known to fans for his work writing and/or creating the art for Last Stand of the Wreckers (co-written with James Roberts), Sins of the WreckersMore Than Meets the Eye and various IDW one-shot issues. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.

alex-milneTFcon is very pleased to welcome Alex Milne to the TFcon Chicago guest list this year.

Alex is best known for his work as the primary artist for IDW’s fan favorite Transformers: More than Meets the Eye comic book. He will be attending all days and offering prints and commissions to attendees all weekend long.

 

TAAO_01_Cover_finalWe are very pleased to welcome artist Sara Pitre-Durocher to the Chicago guest list this year.

Sara has worked on IDW’s Combiner Hunters one-shot, The Transformers 46, 47 and 49, and is now the primary artist on the new ongoing comic book Till All Are One. While she will be attending all weekend, details on her signing times and where to get prints and commissions will be announced at a future time.

The-Transformers_Robots-in-Disguise_1We are very pleased to welcome Transformers (formerly Robots in Disguise) ongoing series comic book artist Andrew Griffith to TFcon Chicago 2016.

He will be attending all days and offering prints and commissions to attendees all weekend long.

 

Casey CollerWe are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Casey Coller will be attending TFcon Chicago 2016. Casey is known to fans for his work providing variant covers for IDW’s Robots In Disguise and More Than Meets the Eye comics as well as many one-shot issues. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.

 

brendancahillTFcon is happy to welcome Brendan Cahill to TFcon Chicago 2016. Fans will recognize his art from various issues of both Transformers ongoing #21, #25, #27, #29, Robots in Disguise #7, 2012 Annual and More than Meets the Eye #12, #27 #40, #47 and #50.

He will be in attendance all weekend and offering prints and commissions to the attendees.

corin-howellTFcon is happy to welcome Transformers comic book artist Corin Howell to TFcon Chicago 2016. Fans will recognize her work from IDW’s Windblade miniseries.

She will be in attendance all weekend and offering prints and commissions to the attendees.

 

josh perezTFcon is happy to welcome IDW Publishing colorist Josh Perez to TFcon Chicago 2016. Transformers fans will recognize his work from the pages of numerous Transformers (formerly Robots in Disguise) and More Than Meets The Eye comic books. He will be in attendance all weekend and offering prints and commissions to the attendees.

 

josh-burchamWe are happy to welcome IDW Publishing colorist Josh Burcham to TFcon Chicago 2016. Transformers fans will recognize his work from the pages of Transformers More Than Meets The Eye and dozens of other one shots and mini series. He will be in attendance all weekend and offering prints and commissions to the attendees.

 

tfcon2016-usaTFcon is pleased to welcome Matt Moylan to TFcon Chicago 2016. 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 Chicago 2016 artist alley all weekend long.

DISCLAIMER: Some guests may charge additional fees for autographs and/or photos. Guest appearances subject to cancellation or schedule change, due to professional commitments.