J.E “Rik” Alvarez was formerly the Transformers Creative Manager at Hasbro, as well as a writer and editor with Fun Publications. He is now the founder of newly launched toy company Play With This Too. At TFcon Chicago they plan to unveil some big announcements about what lays in store for their company and he will also be speaking about his time on Transformers.
The 2005 Mustang Saleen 2007 Extreme S281 prototype known as Barricade used in the 2007 movie Transformers will be in attendance at TFcon Chicago 2014. There were 3 cars made for the film, with this vehicle being one of the primary camera vehicles. This Barricade was used in the scene where Shia LaBeouf was struck by the drivers side door and was knocked off his bike, as well as in the warehouse chase scene where the vehicles crash through the window.
We are happy to welcome IDW Publishing colorist Josh Burcham to TFcon Chicago 2014. 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.
We are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Casey Coller will be attending TFcon Chicago 2014. 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.
We are very pleased to welcome voice actor Venus Terzo the voice of Blackarachnia in Beast Wars and Beast Machines to TFcon Chicago 2014.
Venus 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.
We are very pleased to welcome Alex Milne to the TFcon Chicago guest list.
Alex is the artist for IDW’s fan favorite Transformers: More than Meets the Eye comic book. He will be attending the event all weekend long.
We 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.
We are very pleased to welcome James Roberts the writer of the fan favorite comic book series Transformers More Than Meets The Eye to TFcon Chicago 2014. Mr. Roberts will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of America’s largest fan-run Transformers convention.
Due 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.
Transformers: Robots in Disguise ongoing series comic book artist Andrew Griffith will be joining us at TFcon Chicago 2014.
He will be available all weekend for commissions, prints and signings in the TFcon Chicago artist alley.