This weekend at the New York Comic Con, Voltron gets the attention he deserves as THQ, Dynamite Entertainment, Mattel, Viz Media, World Events Productions and Classic Media unite to celebrate the Voltron Force Universe!
Full details after the jump.
LET’S GO, VOLTRON FORCE! ™FIRST-EVER APPEARANCE AT NEW YORK COMIC CON
PANEL PRESENTATION FROM THQ, DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT, VIZ MEDIA AND WORLD EVENTS PRODUCTIONS WITH VOLTRON PRODUCT GIVEAWAYS FROM MATTEL AND CLASSIC MEDIA OCTOBER 16
Voltron®, the franchise that began when the 1980s robot-themed television action series Voltron: Defender of the Universe® launched, will take part in New York Comic Con with a panel presentation, product giveaways, signing events and Voltron costume character appearances. The panel will feature all-new and classic Voltron content including toys and merchandise, a sneak peak of the Voltron video game presented by THQ, an early glance at Dynamite Entertainment Voltron comics, an exclusive preview of VIZ Kids’ Voltron Force™ graphic novels and a quick look at upcoming episodes of the television series Voltron Force on Nicktoons. Voltron-themed items including a Mattycollector.com “Club Lion Force” membership for Voltron collectibles from Mattel, t-shirts and DVDs will be given away as prizes throughout the panel presentation.
Jeremy Corray, Voltron Force Supervising Producer, will moderate the event that will include artists, writers, producers and designers from the entire Voltron universe:
- From THQ, Peter Armstrong, Executive Producer;
- From World Events Productions, Jeremy Corray and Bob Koplar, Vice President of WEP
- From Dynamite Entertainment, Nick Barrucci, President, Dynamite Entertainment
- From VIZ Media, Traci Todd, Senior Editor, Jacob Chabot, Cartoonist and Illustrator for VIZ Media graphic novels, and Brian “Smitty” Smith, Writer
- From Mattel, Natalie So, Associate Marketing Manager
Be sure to get your Voltron on at the following events:
Panel – Sunday, October 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Room #1A24
Mattel Booth (#1222) – During the convention, the upcoming line of Voltron collectible toys will be displayed, and a limited number of “Blazing Sword Voltron” figures will be available for purchase.
VIZ Media Booth (#932) – Artists and writers of the Voltron Force graphic novels will be signing posters and greeting fans:
Saturday October 15th, 3-4PM
Brian Smith (Writer) & Dario Brizuela (Artist) for Voltron Force, Volume 3
Sunday October 16th, 3-4PM
Brian Smith (Writer) & Jacob Chabot (Artist) for Voltron Force, Volume 1