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FRIDAY, JUNE 3
6:00PM – 8:00PM Early Attendee Pick-up – STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!
Pre-ordered passes are available for pick up on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. All items for which you’re eligible must be picked up at the same time you claim your passes.
6:00PM – 8:30PM Early Toy Exclusives Pick-up – STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!
The Toy Room (located in the Jasmine’s Room of the hotel, directly behind the elevators), is where you will pick up your pre-paid exclusives. You must FIRST check in at Registration and get your passes and other items. You will also be given your toy redemption tickets during Registration check-in to redeem at the Toy Room. More info will be posted at Power-Con.
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
8:00AM Registration re-opens. Toy Room re-opens.
9:30AM Power Pass holders allowed into the convention.
10:00AM Power-Con officially opens to the public.
10:30AM – 11:30AM Introduction to German Audio Plays
Released in Germany, the audioplays took the place of the Filmation cartoons for many German children. For decades, the audioplays and their stories have been a mystery for most English-speaking fans. With the release of Anti-Eternia He-Man from Mattycollector, interest has peaked. So come learn all about these stories thanks to audioplay expert Gunnar Sadlowski!
Featuring: Gunnar Sadlowski
11:30AM – 12:30PM The Design of MOTU
MOTU toys are loved by many. But what went into taking them from a concept to final product in the stores? Find out about the design and production process of these action figures thanks to the creators who helped make them.
Featuring: Martin Arriola, Four Horsemen
12:30PM – 1:30PM Voices of Eternia and Etheria
From the cartoons of your youth to a new generation of entertainment in 2002, these are the actors who brought the characters to life on the small screen. Come hear their stories and relive memories of the voices that you love so much!
Featuring: Melendy Britt, Brian Dobson, Gabe Khouth, Alan Oppenheimer
2:30PM – 3:30PM Mattel Power Panel
Mattel will be sharing info on the MOTU SDCC 2016 item. They will also have never-before-seen She-Ra: Princess of Power items, including photos and drawings for an unproduced playset, unreleased character descriptions, never-before-seen packaging artwork, and the actual prototypes for the Star Sisters! And that’s not all. You will also get to view black & white and color artwork created for the Masters Of The Universe line, including a few new surprises!
Featuring: Garrett Sander, Darren Sander
3:30PM – 4:30PM Memories of Lou Scheimer
He helped define a generation of fans. Now you can learn more about the legacy of the late, great Lou Scheimer directly from his daughter Erika, who also played an important part in the history of Filmation.
Featuring: Erika Scheimer
4:30PM – 5:30PM The Power of Dark Horse Books
Dark Horse has delivered two incredible Masters of the Universe books and a third is on the way. What else could they have in store? Come find out about the creation of the books released and what is yet to come.
Featuring: Nick McWhorter
6:00PM Main Showroom closes to the public for the day
6:00PM – 7:00PM COSPLAY CONTEST
Cosplay embodies the creativity of fans, who spend countless hours making toy and cartoon character designs a reality! Come see those cosplayers bring their creations to life on the stage before your eyes.
Master of Ceremonies: Dan Eardley
6:30PM Main Showroom Locked Down
8:00PM – 9:00PM He-Man: The Definitive Panel
With a successful Kickstarter campaign under their belt, the team behind it lets you know what’s in store for the upcoming documentary focusing on the definitive history of the He-Man and She-Ra franchises!
Featuring: Isaac Elliot-Fisher, Mark Hussey, Randall Lobb, Rob McCallum
9:00PM – 10:30PM ‘The Trials of Darksmoke’ Fan-Film
He’s brought you two fun fan-films already. Now come see the third and final film in John F Carroll’s fan trilogy, which explored many of your favorite He-Man and She-Ra characters!
Featuring: John F Carroll
10:30PM – 11:30PM Fall of Grayskull Fan-Film & Double-Down Dan 2-pack Panel Package
With help from a successful Kickstarter campaign, Daniel Benedict created a short fan-film that brings new energy to the big screen for He-Man. Now you can see it live. But it doesn’t end there. Daniel and “Pixel Dan” Eardley have something else up their sleeve to show off as well!
Featuring: Daniel Benedict, Dan Eardley
11:30PM – 1:00AM Roasted Masters
What happens with you mix two He-Man and She-Ra podcasts, late night hours, and some adult refreshments? A lot of entertaining chaos as fans know oh so well from prior years of Roasted Masters! Come join in the fun and win some prizes in the process.
Featuring: Nate Baertsch, Rob Base, Daniel Benedict, Dan Eardley, Danielle Gelehrter, Katy Cartee Haile, Jon Kallis, Val Staples
SUNDAY, JUNE 5
9:30AM Power Pass holders allowed into the convention.
10:00AM Power-Con officially re-opens to the public.
10:30AM – 11:30AM Super7 Super Awesome Panel
They have created licensed product for MOTU that fans have either dreamed about for years or just never expected! And they’ve always been a lot of fun. Find out what other surprises Super7 has around the corner for He-Man and She-Ra.
Featuring: Brian Flynn, Josh Herbolsheimer
11:30AM – 12:30PM MOTU DC Comics Panel
DC Comics has created the longest running licensed He-Man comic of all time. And the last story, Eternity War, was a fan favorite. Now you can learn more about what went into the comic from some of the creators behind it.
Featuring: Rob David, Pop Mhan, Mark Roberts
12:30PM – 1:30PM MOTU Classics Minicomics Panel
Fans wanted the return of the minicomics to MOTU and Mattycollector made the dream reality with a series of eight different minicomics. Now you can hear all about their stories and creation from the talent who helped make them.
Featuring: Scott Neitlich, Axel Gimenez, Nate Baertsch
1:30PM – 2:30PM The Origins of She-Ra
Fans have wondered for years how She-Ra got her start. Well, wonder no longer. The artist who helped create She-Ra tells the Princess of Power’s origin story for the first time!
2:30PM – 3:30PM “Help Make an Episode” Interactive Panel
Have you ever wondered what goes into making a script for an episode of a cartoon? Now you can find out directly with an interactive panel that gives fans insight to what it takes to create a story for animation, thanks to 2002 He-Man cartoon story editor Dean Stefan.
Featuring: Dean Stefan
3:30PM – 4:30PM The Loyal Subjects Spectacular
Blind bag/Blind box figures are hot! But what makes them better? Masters of the Universe, of course! And thanks to the Loyal Subjects, that’s exactly what’s happening. Find out more about this fantastic line from the people behind it.
Featuring: Jonathan Cathey, Eamon Ronayne
5:00PM Main Exhibitor Hall Closes and the Convention as a whole closes to the public.