Latest Florida Supercon News and Announcements

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3/24/2017: Comic book artist and creator Rafael Albuquerque will be at FSC. He is best known for his art on Batman, Batgirl, American Vampire, Animal Man, Blue Beetle, Huck, Ei8ht, and Superman/Batman.  Cupcake Burlesque is a local entertainment show that merges classic burlesque style with modern influences, they will be performing at SUPERCON RETRO. WIN TWO (2) VIP tickets to Supercon Retro. Contest ends Monday March 27, 2017 @ 11:59pm. 

3/17/2017: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Don your finest kilt while bagpipes blare and join us this weekend at Quiet Waters Park for the Florida Renaissance Festival.  Visit Our booth and SPIN & WIN FREE PRIZES like a 3-DAY PASS TO SUPERCON RETRO. JUST ANNOUNCED Comic book artist Jude Millien of Razor, Double Impact, Jazz, and more recently in Zombie Years. E. Robert Dunn the writer of the science fiction series “Echelon’s End”. Hips of Destruction the Bellydancing duo of Verrina and Kristal.

3/13/2017: Scotty Schwartz, best known for his roles as Eric Bates in The Toy and as Flick in A Christmas Story, has just been added to the guest list for FLORIDA SUPERCON,

3/2/2017:Armin Shimerman, actor, voice actor and author, best known for his role as Quark in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Principal Snyder in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Kramer’s caddy Stan on Seinfeld, voicing Dr. Nefarious in the Ratchet & Clank series, and Andrew Ryan, one of the antagonists of BioShock, has just been added to the Florida Supercon Guest List. Armin played Dr. Potter in the 2011 movie adaptation of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. He also voiced the Agori leader Raanu in Bionicle: The Legend Reborn. He is known for voicing General Skarr in The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and Evil Con Carne.

2/23/2017: LeVar Burton has just been announced as a special guest for Florida Supercon! LeVar Burton is an actor, director, and author, best known as Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Kunta Kinte in the award-winning television miniseries Roots, the host of the long-running PBS children’s series Reading Rainbow, and as the voices of Doc Greene in Transformers: Rescue Bots, War Machine in The Superhero Squad, and Kwame in Captain Planet and the Planeteers.

2/21/2017: Ed McGuinness, artist of Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hulk, Iron Man, Nova, Superman, Superman/Batman, and X-Men, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON!

2/21/2017: Larry Elmore, legendary fantasy and gaming artist for Dungeons and Dragons, Dragonlance, Star Frontiers, and SnarfQuest, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON

2/14/2017: Rebekah Isaacs, artist of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel & Faith, Drafted, DV8: Gods and Monsters, Hack/Slash, Magus, Sheena and Queen of the Jungle, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON!

2/13/2017: Sara Pichelli, artist of Spider-Man, Ultimate Spider-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man, Astonishing Spider-Man, Spider-Men, NYX: No Way Home, Runaways, and X-Men: Pixie Strikes Back, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON!

2/8/2017: Tate Steinsiek, star of FACE OFF seasons one and five, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON! Tate Steinsiek is an SFX Artist specializing in SFX Makeup, prosthetic application, and prop fabrication for the film and television industry.

2/3/2017: RICKY WHITTLE, star of the new AMERICAN GODS series on Starz, and Lincoln on CW’s The 100, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON!

2/2/2017: B.J. Ward, the voice of Scarlett in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Princess Allura in Voltron, Velma in several Scooby Doo movies, Jana of the Jungle, Betty Ross in The Incredible Hulk, Betty Rubble in various Flintstones media in the 1980s thru early 2000’s, Winnie Woodpecker in The New Woody Woodpecker Show, Wonder Woman in The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians, Jayna on The Legendary Super Powers Show, and North Star, Surprise, Peach Blossom, and Forget-Me-Not in My Little Pony, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON!

1/31/2017: Jason Mewes, star of Clerks, Clerks II, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, and Clerks: The Animated Series, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON!

1/27/2017:
New Guest Announcements
Danielle Otrakji: Artist
Sandmuffin Makeup: Cosplay Guest

1/26/2017: Michael Cudlitz, best known for his roles as Sergeant Abraham Ford in The Walking Dead, John Cooper in Southland, Sergeant Denver “Bull” Randleman in Band of Brothers, and Frank Rogers in Standoff, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON. Cudlitz supplied the voice of Sgt. Glenn “Hawk” Hawkins in the video game Call of Duty 2: Big Red One. He voiced Corporal Griffen in the video game Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and its sequel, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

1/26/2017: Aaron Kuder, artist of All-New Guardians of the Galaxy, Action Comics, Death of X, Superman, Green Lantern: New Guardians, The Amory Wars, Key of Z, Avenging Spider-Man, Convergence: Superboy, Deadpool, and Legion Lost, as well as writer of Action Comics, Superman, and Superboy, has just been announced as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON

1/24/2017: Jim Shooter has just been announced as a guest for Florida Supercon! Jim Shooter is a true legend in the comic book industry. Shooter has been a writer, artist, editor, and publisher for over fifty years! He is the former Editor-in-Chief for Marvel Comics and Valiant Comics. His writing credits include The Avengers, Secret Wars, Secret Wars II, Action Comics, Adventure Comics, Legion of Super-Heroes, Superboy, Superman’s Pal: Jimmy Olsen, Daredevil, Ghost Rider, Star Brand, World’s Finest Comics, Harbinger, Magnus: Robot Fighter, Solar: Man of the Atom, and X-O Manowar. He came up with the original story for The Transformers and helped oversee the launch of G.I. Joe in the 1980s, contributing many of the major ideas and themes for the story.

1/22/2017: Georges Jeanty, artist of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity, Firefly, Bishop the Last X Man, Weapon X, Deadpool, Gambit, Wolverine, Green Lantern, Superboy, Superman, Majestic, The American Way, and Batwoman, has just been announced as a guests for FLORIDA SUPERCON.

1/20/2017: John Barrowman, Malcolm Merlyn “The Dark Archer” on Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, and The Flash, and Captain Jack Harkness on Torchwood and Doctor Who, has just been announced as a special guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON.

1/18/2017: Lindsey McKeon, best known for her roles as Tessa the Reaper on Supernatural, Taylor James on One Tree Hill, Katie Peterson on Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Stella on Opposite Sex, Trish on Veronica Mars, Libby on Boy Meets World, Beth on IQ-145, and Marah Lewis on Guiding Light, has just been announced as a special guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON.

1/17/2017: Ten New Guest Announcements for Florida Supercon
Josh McDermitt: Eugene on The Walking Dead
Jeremy Whitley, writer of “The Unstoppable Wasp”, “My Little Pony”, “Princeless” and “Raven: The Pirate Princess”.
Bindi Smalls​: Cosplayer
Danielle DeNicola: Cosplayer
Antonia Anime: Cosplayer
Chris Berman: Writer
Elyse Reyes: Writer
SaberCraft: Lightsaber Combat Group
Mervyn McKoy: Artist of The C-Listers, Giant Robot Warrior Maintenance Crew, Paula Peril.
The 501st Everglades Squad: Fan Group

1/14/2017: Kevin Maguire, legendary comic book artist of Justice League, Justice League International, Captain America, X-Men Forever, World’s Finest, The Defenders, The Metal Men, Team Titans, Strikeback, Trinity Angels, and Guardians of the Galaxy, has just been added as a special guest at FLORIDA SUPERCON​.

1/14/2017: Kellen Goff, the voice of Funtime Freddy in “Five Nights at Freddy’s: Sister Location”, numerous creatures in Zoink and EA’s “Fe” (Featured at E3 2016), Ronshaku’s Father in “Yandere Simulator”, Ichor and Si Ma Yi in “Heroes of Newerth”, Sammy the Spade in “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared 6”, and multiple voices in MondoMedia’s “Like, Share, Die”, has just been added as a guest to FLORIDA SUPERCON.

1/14/2017: Jeremy Clark, artist of Grimm Fairy Tales: Heroes Reborn, Hellchild: The Unholy, Escape From Monster Island, Light-Earth, Notti & Nyce, Gin-Ryu, Zombie Tramp, If.. Powers, Transgenesis, Anthology of Nightmares & Dreams, and Gapo The Clown, has just been added as a special guest at FLORIDA SUPERCON​.

1/13/2017: Six new guests have been added to the Cosplay Track at Florida Supercon
Martin Wong:
World Famous Cosplay Photographer
Alyson Tabbitha: Cosplayer
Danielle Beaulieu: Cosplayer
Jean WanWan: Cosplayer
Chasis Photos: Cosplay Photographer
ZipperTan: Artist, Costume Designer, and Cosplayer

1/12/2017: Greg Horn, artist of Blackest Night, Green Lantern Corps, She-Hulk, Ms. Marvel, Elektra, Secret Invasion, Anita Blake, Black Widow, Blackest Night: Wonder Woman, Dan Dare, Deadline, Emma Frost, Espers, Mystique, Witchblade, Green Arrow, JLA: Rise of Arsenel, and Green Lantern, has been added to the list of guest creators at Florida Supercon.

1/12/2017: Sting has just been announced as a special guest! Sting will be appearing on Saturday July 29, 2017 from 12:00pm – 3:00pm only! He will be appearing in full makeup and wrestling gear! Go to https://register.growtix.com/e/florida_super_con_2017/6763 for Autograph and Photo Op Tickets. Since Sting is appearing for such a short time, Autograph and Photo Op Tickets are extremely limited!

1/12/2017: Allen Ryde has just been added as a Cosplay Guest and Costume Competition Judge for FLORIDA SUPERCON. Allen is a passionate long time cosplayer and artist, that has served as a judge for costume and cosplay competitions at various conventions such as Katsucon and Anime USA. Visit Allen online at https://www.facebook.com/AuroraClothiers/

1/7/2017: Congrats to Emilee Taxman on winning our Florida Supercon VIP Ticket Giveaway! Stay tuned for more giveaway contests coming soon!

1/1/2017 : Legendary comic book artist Mike Zeck, best known for his work on Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars, Captain America, “Spider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt”, Deathstroke the Terminator, The Punisher, and Master of Kung Fu, has just been announced as a special guest for Florida Supercon.

12/31/2016: Tony Todd, best known for his roles as Candyman in the film Candyman, Kurn in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Ben in Night of the Living Dead, The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and William Bludworth in the Final Destination film series, has just been announced as a special guest for Florida Supercon.

12/30/2016: Ken Page, best known as the voice of Oogie Boogie in Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, King Gator in All Dogs Go to Heaven, and Old Deuteronomy in both the original Broadway and filmed stage productions of Cats, the Musical, has just been announced as a special guest for Florida Supercon.

12/29/2016: Chris Sarandon, best known for his roles as Jack Skellington in the classic Tim Burton film The Nightmare Before Christmas, Prince Humperdinck in The Princess Bride, vampire Jerry Dandrige in Fright Night, Detective Mike Norris in Child’s Play, and Leon in Dog Day Afternoon, has just been announced as a special guest for Florida Supercon.

12/28/2016: Colleen Clinkenbeard, the voice of Gohan and Android 18 in Dragonball Z Kai, Monkey D Luffy in One Piece, Erza Scarlett in Fairy Tail, Minako in Yuri on Ice, Riza Hawkeye in Fullmetal Alchemist, and Moka Akashiya (Vamp) in Rosario + Vampire, Lilith, Patricia Tannis and Captain Scarlett in Borderlands, Gallilea and Nova in Battleborn, has just been confirmed as a guest for FLORIDA SUPERCON.

12/23/2016: Josh Grelle, the voices of Yuri Katsuki in Yuri on Ice, Armin Arlert in Attack on Titan, Shido Itsuka in Date A Live, Sadamatsu Minatogawa in Mikagura School Suite, Yukiteru Amano / First in The Future Diary, Nobuchika in Psycho-Pass, Kenichi Shirahama in Kenichi: The Mightiest!, Ludger Kresnik in Tales of Xillia 2, Aiichiro Nitori in Free! Eternal Summer, and Issei Hyodo in High School DxD: BorN, has just been confirmed for FLORIDA SUPERCON.

12/22/2016: Michael Bell, best known for his roles in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero and G.I. Joe: The Movie (Duke, Major Bludd, Xamot, Clutch, Blowtorch), The Transformers and The Transformers: The Movie (Autobot Prowl, Scrapper, Sideswipe, Bombshell, First Aid, Swoop, Gort, Brainstorm, Doctor Fujiyama), The Smurfs (Grouchy Smurf, Lazy Smurf, Handy Smurf), Voltron: Defender of the Universe (Lance), The Incredible Hulk (Bruce Banner), The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (Plastic Man), Super Friends (Zan and Gleek), Challenge of the Super Friends (The Riddler), and Rugrats (Drew Pickles, Charles Finster Sr., Boris Kropotkin), has just been confirmed for FLORIDA SUPERCON.

12/21/2016: Amy “LITA” Duma has just been confirmed for FLORIDA SUPERCON. Amy Dumas, better known as Lita, is a wrestling superstar and musician. She held the WWE / WWF Women’s Championship four times, and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2014. She is the lead singer of the punk rock band The Luchagors.

12/21/2016: Noise Complaint, the professional cosplay tap dance ensemble, has just been added to the list of Entertainment Guests for FLORIDA SUPERCON.

12/20/2016 George Pérez has just been confirmed to appear at FLORIDA SUPERCON July 27-30, 2017 @ The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center! George Perez is well known for his historic runs The Avengers, Teen Titans, Wonder Woman, Crisis On Infinite Earths, Justice League of America, Superman/Action Comics and The Fantastic Four. He recently was involved on the new DC 52 relaunch, working on Superman, Green Arrow and World’s Finest before signing exclusively with Boom!

12/20/2016 Neal Adams has just been confirmed to appear at FLORIDA SUPERCON July 27-30, 2017 @ The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center! Neal Adams is a legendary comic book best known to comic book fans for his work on Batman, The X-Men, The Avengers, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Superman, The Spectre, and Deadman, as well as his own comic company Continuity Comics, which published Megalith, Bucky O’Hare, Skeleton Warriors, CyberRad, and Ms. Mystic. He has been a part of the creation of characters such as Ra’s al Ghul, Talia, Man-Bat, Havok, John Stewart, Merlyn, and Sauron.

12/20/2016 David Finch, artist of Batman, Wonder Woman, The Avengers, Justice League, Forever Evil, Moon Knight, Ultimatum, Cyberforce, Ascension, Aphrodite IX, Ultimate X-Men, and Brightest Day, has just been announced as guest for Florida Supercon 2017

12/19/2016 Twelve New Guest Announcements
Jerry “The King” Lawler – Wrestling Legend
Kiki Kannon – Cosplay Guest
Creature Entertainment – Comic Book Publisher
Gamemaster Nick – Entertainment Guest
Patty Hawkins – Entertainment Guest
Revenge of the Nerd Comics – Entertainment Guests
Mew World Order – Entertainment Guest
John Beatty – Guest Artist
Greg Kirkpatrick- Guest Artist
Adelso Corona – Guest Artist
Buzz – Guest Artist
Vinnie Tartamella – Guest Artist

12/17/2016 Mick Foley and Ric Flair have both just been confirmed to appear at FLORIDA SUPERCON July 27-30, 2017 @ The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center! TWO OF WRESTLING’S GREATEST WORLD CHAMPIONS OF ALL TIME!!!

12/16/2016 The first group of OFFICIAL HOTELS for FLORIDA SUPERCON July 27-30, 2017 @ The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center are NOW available for reservations at http://floridasupercon.com/official-hotels-for-florida-supercon-2017/. Remember, these hotels will sell out (they always do), and these are the best rates that will be available… plus you get cool stuff for staying at a host hotel!

Florida Supercon has several “Official” host hotels in the vicinity of The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. ALL “Official” host hotels will have a complimentary shuttle service to and from the convention center and get a GOLDEN TICKET UPGRADE for booking an “Official” host hotel via our reservations platform. Go to https://aws.passkey.com/g/211776219 to reserve your room today!

Stay in a Florida Supercon Official Host Hotel and get a GOLDEN TICKET UPGRADE! If you purchase a hotel room through our platform you will AUTOMATICALLY receive a GOLDEN TICKET UPGRADE as long as you purchase an admission ticket. You must purchase a hotel room from one of our official hotels and an admission ticket in order to receive the upgrade. RESERVE YOUR ROOM NOW BEFORE THE BEST HOTELS SELL OUT!

GOLDEN TICKET UPGRADE INCLUDES:

Early Vendor Room access – 30 min. before official open
Autograph Fast Lane. Skip the long lines!
Drawstring Bag
Exclusive Poster
Thursday Night Opening Night VIP Party at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale (8:00pm-1:00am)
20% Discount at the Supercon merchandise booth
Use the GOLDEN TICKET with your regular admission ticket. The GOLDEN TICKET does not grant you admission to the convention.

12/15/2016 Amy Jo Johnson and Jason David Frank, the Pink and Green Ranger in “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” have just been announced as guest for Florida Supercon 2017! This is Amy’s FIRST EVER convention appearance in Florida!

12/14/2016 Joel Hodgson, best known for creating Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) and starring in it as the character Joel Robinson, has been announced as a guest for Florida Supercon 2017!

12/14/2016 Brian O’Halloran, best known for his role as Dante Hicks in Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse films and cartoons, including Clerks, Clerks 2, Clerks: The Animated Series, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, has just been announced as a guest for Florida Supercon 2017!

12/10/2016 Dana Snyder has just been announced as a guest for Florida Supercon 2017! He is best known as the voice of Master Shake in Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Granny in Squidbillies, The Alchemist in The Venture Bros., Gazpacho in Chowder, Mr. Baldwin in Fish Hooks, and Lucas on Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell. His latest roles are as Plastic Man in Justice League Action, and Graballa the Hut in Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. Dana is one of the writers of the new film SUPERCON, directed by Zak Knutson.

12/9/16 Comic guests Rich Bonk, Jose Delbo, Terry Cronin, and writer P.L. McCall II have been announced as guest for Florida Supercon 2017!

12/7/2016 Guy Hutchinson has just been announced as a guest for Florida Supercon 2017! Guy Hutchinson is a public speaker and the author of ‘Sesame Place’ which was published by Arcadia Publishing. 

12/5/2016 Lisa Corrao, stand-up comedian, and star of Nickelodeon’s “Every Witch Way,” as Ramona, has just been announced as a special guest for Florida Supercon.

12/3/2016 Cindy Morgan, best known for her role as Lora / Yori in Tron and as Lacey Underall in Caddyshack, has just been announced as a guest for Florida Supercon 2017.

12/1/2016 Allen Bellman, Golden Age Comic Book LEGEND and artist of Captain America, The Human Torch, and Sub-Mariner will return for his 12th Supercon appearance in 2017!

8/28/16 Florida Supercon announces 2017 dates and location! Florida Supercon will take place July 27-30, 2017 at The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. Advance Tickets are now on sale at https://register.growtix.com/e/florida_super_con_2017.