Martin Arriola is a designer with Mattel who worked on the Masters of the Universe toyline during most of its run. This includes the original run, New Adventures of He-Man, 2002, and Classics. He has designed and developed products for Mattel for 30+ years!
Nate Baertsch is a talented artist who is a designer on Masters of the Universe Classics and colorist on the MOTUC mini comics. He contributed He-Man and She-Ra illustrations to the MVCreations Masters of the Universe comic book series, is a concept artist on the MOTU Tweeterhead busts, and helped to design He-Man collectibles from Icon Heroes such as the recently released Castle Grayskull and Snake Mountain polystone environments.
Rob David is the Franchise Creative Head Writer at Mattel’s entertainment division Playground Productions. He is the head of the Masters of the Universe franchise’s story development and co-plotted the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and He-Man: The Eternity War series currently pubished by DC Entertainment.
Djordje Djokovic is a sculptor and graphic artist that has designed and sculpted figures for companies and brands such as Gears of War, Marvel, DC, and Assassin’s Creed. He has also assisted the Four Horsemen on such toy lines as the Seventh Kingdom, Gothitropolis, and, most importantly for He-Man and She-Ra fans, the current He-Man brand: Masters of the Universe Classics. In fact, Mr. Djokovic’s work can be seen all the way back in the days of the NECA released MOTU mini-statues, affectionately known to fans as the “Stactions”!
Brian Dobson is a voice actor with over 16 years of experience who used his talents to bring Skeletor, Keldor, King Hiss, Buzz-Off, and Webstor to life in the Mike Young Productions’ He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 2002 series that ran on Cartoon Network.
James “Busta Toons” Eatock worked on The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe published by Dark Horse Comics and is currently writing the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: A Complete Guide — the official guide to the Filmation He-Man and She-Ra cartoon series. In addition to publishing his magazine cereal:geek, James runs the Official He-Man YouTube Channel, worked on the first BCI DVD releases of He-Man and She-Ra, and co-wrote an in-depth guide to the original He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoon series for Mattel that was used in conjunction with the production of the Mike Young Productions cartoon series of the same name.
FOUR HORSEMEN STUDIOS
Four Horsemen Studios will be attending Power-Con 2016! The Four Horsemen are the toy designers behind the Masters of the Universe Classics adult collector line, as well as the 200X He-Man relaunch from Mattel.
Artist Axel Giménez has worked on the Masters of the Universe Classics mini comics and box art as well as the DC Comics monthly He-Man and the Masters of the Universe comic book series.
Artist Errol McCarthy has joined the guest list for Power-Con 2016! He-Man fans will know Mr. McCarthy as the illustrator on much of the vintage Masters of the Universe toyline card-backs and iconic licensing artwork, as well as work on theNew Adventures of He-Man. In addition to He-Man, McCarthy has worked on such other popular toylines as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Barbie, and Hot Wheels.
Artist Pop Mhan has been added to the Power-Con 2016 guest list! Mhan has done pencils for the DC Comics Masters of the Universe series including the current run: “The Eternity Wars”. He has also worked on such comics as the Star Wars Jedi Quest series, Flash, Spy Boy, Ghost Rider, and Batgirl.
You will recognize the legendary Masters of the Universe illustrator Rudy Obrero from such works as the original box art featured on the Battle Cat packaging. Obrero has even returned to work on Masters of the Universe Classics, providing the box art to the new Wind Raider and the maps that come with the MOTUC subscriptions.
Erika Scheimer is the daughter of Filmation co-found Lou Scheimer. You will recognize Erika as the voice of such popular She-Ra characters as Queen Angella, Loo-Kee, and Frosta. Erika also sang and wrote the theme song to The Secret of the Sword, “I Have The Power”.
Dean Stefan was the story editor and head writer for the 2002 Mike Young Productions He-Man and the Masters of the Universe / Masters of the Universe vs the Snake Men cartoon series that ran on Cartoon Network. He wrote such popular episodes as He-Man’s origin in “The Beginning”, “The Ties that Bind” and “The Power of Grayskull”!
Dave Wilkins is a comic book artist who illustrated several covers for the new line of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe comics from DC Comics.
Evilyn13 is a Canadian model and cosplayer based in Vancouver, B.C. She has attended cons such as Dragon Con, Emerald City Comic Con and Fan Expo Canada in Toronto, and has been a featured guest at the Vancouver Halloween Fair. Evilyn has always been a fan of spooky and villainous cosplays and Evil-Lyn from Masters of the Universe is one of her favourites. She is excited to come to Power-Con and meet more cosplay and He-Man fans who share her passion for cartoons and comics.
Spence Valliant is a Canadian cosplayer that made his start into cosplay with none other than He-Man! He’s been a guest cosplayer to many Canadian events however Power-Con will be his first American guest appearance. Spence has been a MOTU enthusiast since it first debuted and is extremely excited to meet a whole convention full of people that share his enthusiasm. He also runs an educational program for kids called Heroes For Health involving fitness and healthy eating. Spence has a new character lined up for Power-Con that will be out of this world.
More guests will be announced soon! Last Updated 11 February 2016