TFcon 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.
TFcon 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.
Limited to 650 copies worldwide, this exclusive cover to Transformers Titans Returns will be available for TFcon attendees to purchase at the 2016 Chicago convention at the Acme Comics booth. Being a huge Transformers fan, the artist Chris Giarrusso, best known for the all ages graphic novel G-Man, drew inspiration from the original Transformers toy line 1987 box artwork and will be attending the show in Artists Alley for people who want meet him, get sketches, or have their copies signed.
Online registration for TFcon Chicago 2016 tickets is now live. For more info please visit http://www.tfcon.com/admissionregistrationticket-information
Happy 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.
The TransMissions Podcast Exclusive cover variant of the newest Transformers Comic: TILL ALL ARE ONE #1 will be available at both TFcon Toronto 2016, (July 15th-17th) and TFcon Chicago 2016, (October 21st-23rd). The cover is by Alex Milne with colors by Josh Perez, and is an homage to the classic US G1 Marvel Transformers #18.
We 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.
TFcon along with Andromeda Consultants are proud to establish a special convention airfare discount with United Airlines for travel between 10/16/2016 to 10/29/2016 anywhere in the world to Chicago Airport (ORD), United will offer a discount up to 15% off depending on fare class and city of origin. You may book online at www.united.com and enter your Offer Code ZWFR592102 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights. If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them Agreement Code: 592102 & Z Code: ZWFR. We respectfully request you to enter the promotion code in even if the code does not impact your pricing so we can see the volume to help us to plan better and get higher discounts for future years.
Dealer registration is now available for TFcon Chicago 2016. For those of you that were looking to sell at America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention now is the time to book, you can contact us now to reserve your space. Exhibitors from TFcon Chicago 2014 and TFcon Charlotte will automatically receive registration info emailed to them.
Registration for attendees will be available in the near future.