Artist Marvin Mariano to attend TFcon 2013

Obsidian-Designer_MarvinTFcon is happy to welcome back Transformers toy designer and artist Marvin Mariano to the 2013 convention. Marvin’s involvement with the Transformers franchise includes packaging design and concept illustrations for Transformers Armada, Transtech, the Transformers Movie and Transformers/Star Wars Crossovers. Examples of Transformer characters he has worked on are: Obsidian (Beast Machines), Transtech/Armada – Optimus, Megatron, Cheetor, Black Arachnia, Shockwave, and Starscream to name a few. Marvin will be setup in the TFcon artist alley all weekend.

TFcon 2013 Custom Class Exclusive Decepticharge

9267758642_2891798bfd_cTFcon is happy to reveal the 2013 custom class figure “Transformers Prime Decepticharge”. Instructed by customizing veterans DAK, Nemesis Predaking, Plowking and Chans formers, this class will take you through the real customizing process from start to finish, taking a toy and transforming it into a new character. Using a new head sculpt, paint, stickers and several hours of focus, all skill levels can learn how to create their own custom toy in this class where everything you need will be provided. There are still spots open for the Sunday class which you can register for here:

TFcon 2013 exclusive Van Guardian image gallery

We are pleased to reveal the first images of the TFcon 2013 exclusive VAN GUARDIAN figure. Limited to only 500 pieces it is produced by iGear Toys.

You can reserve your figure and register for TFcon 2013 via the online registration page.

TFcon welcomes Collectible Toy Expo back to programming

CTE LogoTFcon’s expansion to a 2 day convention was originally made possible through merging with the 80s Toy Expo on the Sunday due to many dealers completely selling out of merchandise on Saturday requiring a dealer room restock. This year is no different with the Sunday bringing us one of Canada’s largest dealer rooms for 80s toy related merchandise consisting of dealers selling Super Heroes (Marvel, DC etc), Star Wars (new and vintage), G.I. Joe (vintage and modern), Masters of the Universe (vintage and classics), Wrestling, Power Rangers, as well as Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), and tons of other Action Figures and collectibles.

Transformers Comic Book Artist Alex Milne to attend TFcon 2013

tf_mtmte_18_cover_colors_by_markerguru-d5y2khfTFcon is very pleased to welcome back Alex Milne to the TFcon guest list this year.  Alex is the artist for IDW’s current Transformers: More than Meets the Eye comic book, and has also worked on Megatron Origins, the Transformers (2007) Official Movie Adaptation, Spotlight: Arcee, The Reign of Starscream, Transformers: Alliance, Transformers: Drift, and many more.  He will be attending both days and offering prints and commissions to attendees all weekend long.

Transformers Comic Book Artist Casey Coller to attend TFcon 2013

TFRID017_cover_LowRes_colorsWe are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Casey Coller will be attending TFcon 2013. Casey is known to fans for his work on IDW’s Transformers: Ironhide, All Hail Megatron, Robots in Disguise, Spotlights Drift, Blurr and Cliffjumper, More Than Meets The Eye, Transformers Ongoing, and Heart of Darkness.. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.

TFcon attendee exclusives revealed: Project Z and Prototype X

project-z2 attendee exclusives will be offered at TFcon this year; Project Z and Prototype X.  Repaints of the Demolition Crue from Mech Ideas, 250 of each figure will be available at both TFcon and Auto Assembly this year.  These figures will be available to premium weekend ticket holders at registration on the Friday night, with any remaining figures sold starting Saturday morning to all attendees.

Transformers Comic Book Writer James Roberts to attend TFcon 2013

Transformers_MoreThanMeetsTheEye_07_CvrAWe are very pleased to welcome James Roberts the writer of the fan favorite comic book series More Than Meets The Eye to TFcon 2013 for his first ever North American convention appearance.  The co-writer for Last Stand of the Wreckers, IDW’s Transformers Chaos storyline and The Death of Optimus Prime, Mr. Roberts will be taking part in Q&A panels and autograph sessions with the attendees of the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention.

TFcon announces Third Annual 3rd Party Product Panel

img141_1343507355Due to the success of the past 2 years, TFcon will host the Third Annual 3rd Party Product Panel at TFcon 2013.  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 online around the world.

Transformers Comic Artist Livio Ramondelli to attend TFcon 2013

BestofOptimusWe are pleased to announce that Transformers comic book artist Livio Ramondelli will be attending TFcon 2013. Livio is known to fans for his work on IDW’s Transformers comics with the Chaos storyline, the Autocracy and Monstrosity series and illustrating the Orion Pax focused issues in the Robots in Disguise books. He will be selling prints and offering commissions to attendees all weekend long.