Scott McNeil attending Power-Con 2017

Scott McNeil hails from Vancouver, Canada by way of Brisbane, Australia. He started acting at the age of three and hasn’t (his mom would say) stopped since. Spanning over two decades and including over 14,000 episodes, Scott’s voice career began with The New Adventures of He-Man way back in (gasp) 1988 as Flipshot, Butthead, Krex, and Captain Zang and returned to the Mike Young Productions He-Man and the Masters of the Universe relaunch on Cartoon Network in 2002 as Beast Man, Clawful, Mer-Man, Ram Man, Stratos, Kobra Khan, and Calix!

He is perhaps best known currently as Duo Maxwell in Gundam Wing, Koga in Inuyasha, Piccolo (the first) and many others in Dragon Ball Z, Dinobot, Rattrap, Waspinator, and Silverbolt in Beast Wars, Jetfire in Transformers Armada, and Wolverine in X-Men: Evolution, As well as Hohenheim in Full Metal Alchemist, the deeply neurotic Merb Stork in StormHawks, the amazingly inept Voltar in League of Super Evil, Ali al Satchez in Gundam 00, and the inanely musical Flam in My Little Pony. This just in! Scott is now the voice of Durotan in World of Warcraft.

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Cosplay Contest at Power-Con 2017

Power-Con 2017 wants to see you bring our favorite Masters of the Universe and Princess of Power characters to life. Are you ready to scare the masses with your Skeletor? Impress the audience with your She-Ra? We can’t wait to see everyone in their cosplay!

If you plan to attend the show in costume, we are hosting a contest for all cosplayers who dress as a Masters of the Universe or Princess of Power character, complete with cash prizes!

• One “Grand Prize Winner” will receive a prize package consisting of a check in the amount of $500.00.
• One “First Runner-Up” will receive a prize package consisting of a check in the amount of $250.00.
• One “Second Runner-Up” will receive a prize package consisting of a check in the amount of $125.00.
• Four “Honorable Mentions” will each receive a prize package consisting of a check in the amount of $25.00.

Contest guidelines:
• Entries must be characters from, or inspired by, Masters of the Universe and/or Princess of Power
• Contestants must report to the outside of the main panel room by 4:30pm Pacific Time on Saturday, September 9, 2017 to check in with the master of ceremonies.
• Following reporting and following MC instructions, Contestants must be present, lined up and organized for the contest in the main panel room on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 5:30pm Pacific Time.
• Contest will be judged by a panel of professional cosplayers and/or professional artists. Their decisions are final.
• Full information and details are found on our Cosplay Entry Form. Please download it today. Please print front-and-back if possible.
• The Cosplay Entry Form must be filled out and delivered to the Registration area at the convention on Saturday, September 9, 2017 before 3:00pm Pacific Time.

So if you love cosplay and plan to show off your costumes at Power-Con, be sure to start preparing today for the Power-Con Cosplay Contest! And if you know someone else who loves cosplay and would like to enter or would like to come to Power-Con to see the show, please spread the word. We hope to see you there this September 9th and 10th in Los Angeles, California! Be sure to purchase your tickets today.

Tim Seeley attending Power-Con 2017

Tim Seeley was the writer for the new series of mini-comics from Dark Horse Comics that are being included with select action figures in the Masters of the Universe Classics toy-line from Mattel. He also worked on Dark Horse’s The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe hardcover book.

In addition to He-Man, Mr. Seeley has illustrated a variety of comics, including Kore, G.I. Joe, G.I. Joe vs. Transformers, and Forgotten Realms: The Dark Elf Trilogy. He is also the author of the comic Hack/Slash and Nightwing. 

Dean Stefan attending Power-Con 2017

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”!

Join the Dean at Power-Con: September 9 & 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Purchase your tickets today!

MVCreations reunion at Power-Con 2017

The original MVCreations crew is back together to celebrate the 15th anniversary of MVCreations’ publishing of the 2002 He-Man comic book. Jonboy Meyers, Leanne Hannah, Matt Tyree and Val Staples will look back on their time together and reflect on what went into publishing the 200x MOTU comic.

Tony Washington attending Power-Con 2017

Tony Washington is a comic book artist who was the colorist on MVCreations’ Masters of the Universe: Icons of Evil and Masters of the Universe: Rise of the Snake Men comic book series.

Mr. Washington has also worked on other comic book series such as World of Warcraft, Dragon’s Lair, Rob Zombie’s Spookshow International, and G.I. Joe.

Join Tony at Power-Con: September 9 & 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Purchase your tickets today!

Update on the Power-Con exclusive Earl Norem print set

The final print count is in for the Power-Con exclusive Earl Norem Premium Print Collection, and the set tops out at 48 prints!

Many artists at conventions sell prints for $10 to $20 each. At just $10 a print, you will be getting $480 worth of prints PLUS a silk-screened collector’s case, all for only $200.

As of this posting, only ten sets remain! This item is exclusive to Power-Con Attendees for pick-up at the show. If you haven’t bought your Power-Con tickets yet and want an Earl Norem print set, you will want to pre-order yours now before it’s too late. And if you already placed an order but didn’t get the print set, you can place a second order for the print set and have your two orders combined (see the Power-Con FAQ for more info).

Click here to pre-order today,
and click here to see a video walk-through about the print set!

Adam Tyner, Matt Ratzloff, and Zadoc Angell attending Power-Con 2017

Joining James Eatock at Power-Con will be three major figures in the history of He-Man and She-Ra fandom: Adam Tyner, Matt Ratzloff, and Zadoc Angell. All were key forces in helping to shape the online community in its infancy. Both Tyner and Ratzloff created major websites that would merge and become He-Man.Org, the world’s largest and best known He-Man and She-Ra fan site. Around the same time, Eatock and Angell created The He-Man and She-Ra Episode Review Website which was a major resource about the He-Man and She-Ra Filmation cartoons and would later become part of He-Man.Org. All four will be at Power-Con to present a special panel looking back on the origins of online fandom and to talk about their roles in helping create a major part of what helped shape the online fandom for He-Man and She-Ra.

Adam Tyner helped to form the foundation for the Masters of the Universe online community more than twenty years ago, most notably his early fan site that eventually evolved into He-Man.Org. Now, Adam is a lead programmer for a major company in the United States.

As a teenager nearly 20 years ago, Matthew Ratzloff created a nostalgia website for He-Man toys. That website went on to become a key part of He-Man.org that Matt helped shape into an inclusive community for thousands of fans. Today, Matthew is a technology leader and entrepreneur.

James Eatock was convinced by Zadoc Angell to co-create the He-Man and She-Ra Episode Review Website. James went on to work on comics, DVDs, books, and YouTube content, all in the name of He-Man and She-Ra. Currently, James is working on “The Return of Faker”, a full-length fan film in the style of a Filmation episode.

In addition to the Episode Review Website, Zadoc Angell partnered with Eatock to write a MOTU resource bible for Mattel to use in the development of the 200x cartoon. Zadoc went on to pursue a career in entertainment. He is a Literary Manager at Echo Lake Entertainment, representing writers and directors who work at all levels in television.