Glut, Kenney, and Stefan join the guest list

 

Three new guests have been added to Power-Con / ThunderCon!

DON GLUT
One of the original writers for the Masters of the Universe mini-comics, including such classics as “He-Man and the Power Sword”.

LARRY KENNEY
The voice of Lion-O from the original ThunderCats cartoon and the voice of Claudius, Lion-O’s and Tygra’s Father, in the new ThunderCats cartoon.

DEAN STEFAN
Lead story editor of the 2002 He-Man cartoon from Mike Young Productions that aired on Cartoon Network.


Please continue to check the website as there are even more guests confirmed that we are itching to announce!

MTV Spotlights Power-Con

 
Valerie D’Orazio from MTV Geek has interviewed Val Staples about the upcoming Power-Con / ThunderCon convention.
 
Make sure to check out the entire article: “Finally A Convention for He-Man and Thundercats Fans” to find out about how the convention came to be. And, as a bonus, the article reveals some brand new guest announcements!
 

More Guest Announcements Coming Soon!

 
You may take my hint as insinuation
There’s joy for fans of Pre-Filmation
 
But don’t despair fan of Filmation
A cool guest comes to ease your frustration
 
MOTU admirers need not worry
They’ll meet the one who invented the story
 
And a storyteller who has quite a gift
Will talk of dragons and horses so swift
 
But this is no vintage purist ™ hex
There’s representation from 200X
 
 
Several new guests are hidden above. Do you think you know who they are? Check back soon for more exciting announcements!

Dinner with the Creators Selling Fast!

 

Do you want to be a part of an exclusive, catered dinner with the creators from Masters of the Universe and Thundercats? I bet your answer is “absolutely”!  Entry to this unique event is selling fast! After being available for just three days, 25% of the available seating has already sold out. Do not pass up this unique opportunity to join a small group of fellow fans and interact with some of the amazing people that helped bring our favorite properties to life.


To make sure everyone gets a chance to fully enjoy the dinner, there will be a live recording of the Roast Gooble Dinner podcast during the meal where fans will get to ask questions directly to the talent.


The Roast Gooble Package includes your single admission to the convention, the Power-Package, and entry to the catered dinner. All this is yours for only $350! More information, including the link to join the fun, is on our Tickets page.

Exhibitors: Cash-In on Our New Early Bird Special!

 

Power-Con is extending special rates to exhibitors that commit to Power-Con by July 1, 2011. Normally priced at $250 and $500, you can now secure a vendor table for $175 or a booth for $350.

 

Given that the convention is being held in Los Angeles, these prices are a steal and will give you the extra power you need to showcase your products to all of the He-Man, She-Ra, and Thundercats fans in attendance.

 

This early bird special ends on July 1st so act fast! And, don’t worry, if you already reserved a table or both prior to this announcement, you will be refunded the difference.

Welcome to Power-Con!

Power-Con is coming this September 24th and 25th to Los Angeles, CA!

Better yet, it’s located at the Four Points at LAX airport.
That’s right! You fly in, hop on the free shuttle, and you’re there before you know it.

We will be teasing you with guests as the con gets closer. MANY great creators will be at the show from both the past and present for He-Man and She-Ra. And Power-Con is proud to announce our first guests:

ROGER LAY JR.
Filmmaker of the upcoming Toy Masters Documentary. This is the documentary fans have been dying to see. Be sure you’re here for a sneak peak at this amazing film plus a Q&A with Mr. Lay himself!

TED MAYER
One of the original designers of the vintage Masters of the Universe Toy Line. Mr. Mayer was responsible for some of the most iconic vehicles of the vintage MOTU line including the Wind Raider and Battle Ram. You’ll want to meet the man behind these and other designs!

MARK TAYLOR
Mr. Taylor is one of the original creators behind He-Man who spearheaded some of the original designs and ideas that shaped the Most Powerful Man in the universe. His presence at Power-Con is a rare treat!

and the one and only
EARL NOREM
Painter of the iconic He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Magazine and Golden Book covers. He also painted covers for the Savage Sword of ConanEssential Marvel HorrorThe Amazing Spider-Man, and much more!
This is Mr. Norem’s first convention appearance in nearly 30 years!!!

Power-Con will also have a number of fantastic vendors present selling a wide array of incredible items. From vintage toys to merchandise, Power-Con will have what fans of He-Man and She-Ra are looking for.

Also, Power-Con is teaming up with ThunderCon, the USA fan convention for Thundercats! That’s two shows under the same roof. ThunderCon’s site will be up soon but will redirect back here for all your convention needs.

Be sure to check out the menu links on the left hand side of the screen for more info! The Volunteer and Contest sections will be up in the near future. And the Guest list and Programming will be updated soon as well! We will post news when updates occur.

So spread the word! The He-Man and She-Ra fan convention you’ve always wanted is finally here!

Be sure to check back regularly for more news and please subscribe to our Facebook page, Twitter feed or RSS feed. This is one convention you won’t want to miss!