The Power-Con 2017 exhibitor list has expanded! New additions as of 18 August 2017:
Ayota Illustration exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Rob Ayotte is an illustrator from Minneapolis, MN, currently residing in Texas, who has been inspired by Masters of the Universe for a lifetime. He and his wife, Carla run Ayota Illustration, a design company focusing on book covers, album covers, event posters and t-shirt design. Ayota Illustration also has online shops showcasing pre-historic 1980s and undead inspired merchandise. Rob has been working on a new set of Masters of the Universe illustrations specifically for Power-Con. Look for updates and sneak peeks to his new epic MOTU inspired work on Instagram and Facebook.
Beastnerd Studios exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Beastnerd Studios is a company that provides super cool merchandise from prints, stickers, t-shirts, and more of original and classic pop culture characters. For the past three years Beastnerd Studios has been an exhibitor at various cons and is truly excited to be at Power-Con this year. Being a huge MOTU fan helps the owner, artist, and tattoo artist Juan Zamora-Magana, aka HELLWIZARD, to bring to life his version of these beloved characters. Beastnerd Studios can’t wait to showcase some great new MOTU artwork that will be available for you to own.
Bat4life1 Collectibles exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Bat4Life1 Collectibles is excited to be returning for its second year to Power-Con. They’ve been a reputable source for collectible toys for over eleven years and they’ve shipped to over twenty countries around the world. Bat4life1 Collectibles will again be bringing your favorite MOTU Classics like He-Man and She-Ra collectible toys from Matty Collector for sale. Their collection includes rare and hard to find figures you won’t find in stores or online. They’ll also be bringing other childhood favorites like WWE Legends, ThunderCats, DC Comics toys and more! Be sure to stop by their booth to help complete your collection.
DakotaKid Creations exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Lamont Hunt is an animator and illustrator who has worked on projects like “The Nut Job 2” and “Sid the Science Kid”. In the past couple years, Lamont has illustrated two children’s books. DakotaKid Creations was created as a way to share Lamont’s love of nostalgia and childhood, mostly through his series “At The Playground”. The series tries to show the imagination of kids at play, pretending to be their favorite heroes or villains! At the DakotaKid Creations booth, you’ll find plenty of “Masters of the Universe” illustrations, along with other 80s and 90s inspired pop culture prints, illustrations, and metal sculptures.
MOTU artist and designer Nate Baertsch enjoys some time with the family in one of the best ways possible! And what's he wearing? Why, it's one of the 2017 Power-Con souvenir t-shirts with art by Nate himself!
Are you coming to Power-Con and want a souvenir shirt or shirts of your own? Then pre-order yours now!
These shirts are only available at the show. The deadline to pre-order art designs on specific colors and sizes is today - Friday, August 18th! After that, you can only purchase them at the show, and we will have a VERY limited stock of random sizes on black shirts. So if you want to pick the shirt or shirts of your choice, you'll want to pre-order today.
Axel Gimenez has been contributing his art and design to MOTUC for years, and most recently he provided the lineart for Super7's MOTUC Ultimate Edition cardback illustrations and the covers for the faux minicomics. He also provided the lineart for the Power-Con exclusive 3-packs.
Now you can get this art to hang on your wall. Exclusive to Power-Con, Axel will be selling 11"x17" prints for all the art mentioned above!Be sure to stop by his table to purchase yours while they last.
And as an added bonus, stop by the Four Horsemen's booth to have your 3-pack prints or 3-pack toy packages signed by Nate Baertsch who provided the colors on the cardback illustrations!
Check out the promo poster for the Return of Faker! And see a screening of scenes from it at Power-Con, on Saturday, September 9th, from 8:45pm to 9:30pm.
The screening will showcase two newly completed scenes from the episode, as well as detail how the project is being created by Dusan Mitrovic and James Eatock! Click here to join the disscussion on the He-Man.Org forums.
Issue 8 Collector's Edition (paperback) of the magazine Die Welt Der Meister (The World of Masters) is now available!
Die Welt der Meister is a German magazine aimed at MOTU fans, created by Miriam Kassner and Mark Knobloch. NOTE: It is only in German.
This time it contains 60 pages complete with content such as... Exclusive interviews with: • SDP – Dag-Alexis Kopplin aka "The Evil HorDAG" • Hennes Bender – German comedian and author • Brian Dobson – Voice of Skeletor 200X • Dave Wolfram – Product designer on four MOTU toy lines • MOTU Classics photo gallery 2014 part 1 • Minicomic Mysteries: Fascination Alcala • Investigative Agency MEIMAG: MotU Crossover + The Darius-Problem • a new comic book strip by Polygonus (Fan-Art) • a wonderful "Clash at Snake Mountain"-Cover by Artist Simon Soltau aka SiMo Sol’s Atelier • and much more!
It costs approximately $9.00 plus $4.50 shipping/handling, and they accept PayPal or bank transfer. Price for one: $9.00 Shipping $4.50 Shipping now!
Originally from Fullerton, CA, Roy Garcia has been cosplaying for four years. Last year, he was even published in a calendar by Men vs Cosplay last year. Come check out Roy's awesome Ram Man at Power-Con!
Madhunter exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Known as one of the most prestigious collectors in Mexico, Rodrigo AKA Madhunter has one of the biggest retro toys YouTube channels in the world. His collection treasures some of the rarest foreign variations from the popular 70s and 80s toy lines. Specialized in the Mexican MOTU figures "Los Amos" he hunts all around the world looking for jewels of "modern archeology". He will do whatever it takes to get the rarest toys, that why he is called "The Mad Hunter". Reach for him at his booth if you want to sell, buy or trade. He will be more than happy to talk about the vintage toy universe!?
Zoloworld exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Zoloworld is #1 in the industry for manufacturing archival action figure protective cases. They also make their own line of toys. Be sure to check out the newest selection of the Realm Of The Underworld action figures as well as new reveals of some future upcoming pre-orders! Also be sure to check out the Power-Con exclusive: FUGAZILES! This exclusive figure will be super limited so do not miss your chance to get it. Zoloworld will not only be bringing protective cases and exclusives, they will be bringing some back stock ROTU figures as well! If you are looking to fill holes in your collection, be sure to stop by the Zworld booth and check out the inventory! Supplies are limited!
Billy Galaxy exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Selling everything except the time machine itself, this spot is a blast from the past that will ignite sparks of nostalgia in any child of 60s, 70s, or 80s. Billy Galaxy has been providing investment and displays quality vintage toys, comic books, posters, records, and other collectibles since 1995.
DGArt exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
DGArt sells original production-used animation specializing in He-Man & She-Ra. They are all about keeping cherished pieces in the hands of fans! As a result, they have prices for practically every budget. All of their items are original including the backgrounds! No lithos or color copies at DGArt.
Hombre X Customs exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Jose Luis Mourelle has worked for many brands such as Lucasfilm, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Marvel, Disney, Dreamworks, and Televisa sculpting their promo figures. He has dedicated his free time as Hombre X Customs to sculpt all those figures never released in 80s toy lines such as MOTU, ThunderCats and Star Wars, and has received much positive criticism and the recognition of the fans at different forums by the pristine work he has done. At Power-Con, he will offer his custom work and some Rare Mexican Bootlegs from the 80s!
Power-Con 2017 tickets are on sale now. Join us this September 9-10 in Los Angeles, California!
Suepr7 offered the exclusive glow-in-the-dark He-Man and Skeletor 2-inch Japanese micro vinyls at this past weekend's Unboxing Toy Convention. Now the remaining figures are up for sale on their online store! Click here to get them while they last.
6:00pm - 8:00pm - Early Attendee Pick-up - STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Pre-ordered passes are available for pick up on Friday, September 8, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. All items for which you’re eligible must be picked up at the same time (passes, t-shirts, exclusives redemption tickets). If you pre-ordered your convention pass, we encourage you to please pick up your items on Friday evening. If you cannot pick up pre-ordered passes on Friday evening, or for attendees wishing to purchase passes to the convention, you may do so starting at 10:00amon Saturday.
6:00pm - 8:00pm - Early Toy Exclusives Pick-up - STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! The Toy Room (located in the corner of the Main Showroom adjacent to Registration), is where you will pick up your pre-paid exclusives. You must FIRST check in at Registration and get your passes and other items. You will also be given your redemption tickets during Registration check-in. At the Toy Room, you must present your redemption tickets, photo ID or passport, and then fill out and sign the release agreement before you can claim your exclusives. Given that this process is slower than Registration check-in, we encourage you to do this on Friday night if you are present at the hotel. Lines WILL be cut off promptly at 8:00pm. If you are in line when this happens, please return at a later time during the convention when the Toy Room is open.
9:00pm - 10:30pm - Playtime Masters: Our Memories of He-Man Playtime Masters is a new documentary by John F. Carroll exploring fans' childhood memories of He-Man and She-Ra. The documentary is approximately one hour and there will be a brief Q&A after the film.
Saturday, September 9:
8:00am - Registration opens - COME EARLY to buy or pickup pre-ordered passes! Lines tend to be long Saturday morning.
9:30am - Power Pass holders allowed into the convention.
10:00am - Power-Con officially opens to the public.
10:00am - 12:00pm - Toy Room open to public.
10:30am - 12:30pm - 1987 He-Man Movie Live Commentary Join members from the cast and crew of the 1987 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe film, as they offer up a live commentary about the movie. Relive memories and discover things you never knew about before. Featuring: Anthony De Longis, Chelsea Field, Meg Foster, Gary Goddard, William Stout Moderator: Duvien Ho
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Masters of Vintage Masters of the Universe Marketing Discover the origins of the vintage line and what was involved in taking it from concept to a worldwide action figure success. Featuring: Paul Cleveland, Mark Ellis, Rudy Obrero Moderator: Aidan Cross
1:30pm - 2:30pm - The Origins of He-Man.Org and the Episode Review Website We travel back to the early days of the internet as we learn directly from the pioneers who established the early roots of the online He-Man and She-Ra fan community along with some of the most prominent internet resources. Featuring: Zadoc Angell, James Eatock, Matt Ratzloff, Adam Tyner Moderator: Jon Kallis
2:30pm - 3:30pm - Super7 Super Awesome Panel The current and retro MOTU toy product has officially changed hands, and Super7 is now at the helm! Find out what they have in store for awesome new He-Man and She-Ra products. Featuring: Brian Flynn, Josh Herbolsheimer Moderator: Jon Kallis
3:00pm - 5:00pm - Toy Room open to public.
4:00pm - Registration closes.
3:30pm - 5:30pm - The Power Tour Unleashed For the first time, see excerpts from the 80s MOTU stage show The Power Tour. Members of the cast will provide commentary to scenes from the Tour and reveal never-before-revealed secrets previously known only to children lucky enough to see the tour. Featuring: Forbes Candlish, Zack Hoffman, Gus Park, Eric Van Baars, Jack Wadsworth, Leslie Wadsworth Moderator: Danielle Gelehrter
5:30pm - 6:30pm - Cosplay Contest Cosplay embodies the creativity of fans, who spend countless hours making toy and cartoon character designs a reality! Come see those cosplayers bring their creations to life on the stage before your eyes. Master of Ceremonies: Gabe Khouth
6:00pm - Main Showroom closes to the public for the day All attendees, Power Pass holders, and press must be off the convention floor at this time.
6:30pm - Main Showroom Locked Down All persons, including exhibitors, guests, volunteers, and staff, must be off the convention floor at this time.
After Hours Events
7:00pm - 8:00pm - The Lusty Horde LA improv comedy group The Lusty Horde joins Power-Con to present a special live MOTU improv comedy show. Based on your suggestions during the show, The Horde will create a hilarious, completely improvised adventure set in Eternia and beyond. This is an all-ages show.
8:00pm - 8:45pm - Hee-Man: Panel of None Many fans do not know of the 1985 Filipino live-action film that spoofed the 1983 Filmation MOTU cartoon. Watch as Daniel Benedict, Rachel Crockett, Rob Herreman, and Val Staples provide comedy commentary about different moments of the film.
8:45pm - 9:30pm - 'The Return of Faker' Fan-Made Filmation Episode James Eatock will showcase both the development and completed scenes for his and Dušan Mitrovic's Filmation fan cartoon that is sure to make many a jaw drop!
9:30pm - 11:30pm - 'Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe' Documentary Come watch the reveal of this latest documentary from FauxPop media that digs into the rich history of what has become one of the most beloved and enduring pop culture icons for millions of fans worldwide. You won't want to miss this one!
11:30pm - 1:30am - The Power Tour Returns! You got to see segments early today during a panel at Power-Con, along with commentary from cast members. Now watch the whole show, uninterrupted and with no commentary.
Sunday, September 10:
9:00am - Registration opens
9:30am - Power Pass holders allowed into the convention.
10:00am - Power-Con officially opens to the public.
10:00am - 12:00pm - Toy Room open to public.
10:30am - 11:30am - 200X Masters of the Universe Action Figure Adventure Fifteen years ago, MOTU was relaunched with a new and exciting toy line that brought with it a fan resurgence that continues today. Come relive memories and learn new secrets about the 2002 Masters of the Universe toy line from Mattel with the talent who helped make it a reality. Featuring: Four Horsemen, Jeremy Padawer Moderator: Brian Galbreath
11:30am - 12:30pm - 200X Masters of the Universe Comic Book Celebration Fifteen years ago, MOTU saw the debut of a new comic book that was licensed by MVCreations. Join the original staff of MVCreations who share memories about what it took to get the license and relive memories behind its creation. Featuring: Leanne Hannah, Jonboy Meyers, Val Staples, Matt Tyree Moderator: 'Pixel Dan' Eardley
12:30pm - 1:30pm - The Vivacious Voices of the 200X He-Man Cartoon They brought the characters in the 2002 MOTU cartoon to life. Now you can hear the 2002 He-Man cartoon voice actors bring those characters to life before you while they look back at an amazing time for He-Man and friends. Featuring: Garry Chalk, Cam Clarke, Brian Dobson, Paul Dobson, Michael Donovan, Gabe Khouth, Scott McNeil Moderator: 'Pixel Dan' Eardley
1:30pm - 2:30pm - Extra! Extra! The He-Man Newspaper Strip Spectacular Fans finally got to discover the mysteries of this lost treasure, thanks to the He-Man Newspaper Strip collection from Dark Horse. Now learn all about what it took to make this four-and-a-half-year-long story a reality from the creators behind it. Featuring: Gérald Forton, Connie Schurr, Chris Weber, Karen Willson Moderator: Danielle Gelehrter
2:30pm - 4:30pm - The Power of the Whip! A Weapons and Combat Showcase with Anthony De Longis Blade from the 1987 He-Man movie was no showboat. Those swordsman skills are real! Come witness his talent first-hand as Anthony De Longis and his wife Mary show you what it takes to be a true Man-At-Arms with a live weapons demonstration. Featuring: Anthony De Longis, Mary De Longis
3:00pm - Registration closes.
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Toy Room open to public.
5:00pm - Main Showroom and the Convention as a whole closes to the public. Thank you for coming, and we hope to see you next time!
Han Cholo is a jewelry company made for nerds by nerds. Brandon Schoolhouse and the team create some of the most unique jewelry pieces for major licenses like Voltron, Masters of the Universe, Universal Monsters and much more. Each and every piece of jewelry is created and designed with tons of thought to give it the authentic feel of whatever fandom it is being created for. Han Cholo always puts quality first and has been doing so since 2003 and it doesn't look like they're stopping anytime soon. Han Cholo will have some special reveals for Power-Con so don't miss out!
FauxPop Media screening of Power of Grayskull at Power-Con 2017
FauxPop Media is a Canadian company providing high-end, professional media production services and consulting for educational, social media, marketing and advertising campaigns and more. From TV-ready, top-tier commercials to long-form film and video, web series and targeted media projects across multiple platforms, FauxPop crafts projects from concept to broadcast, no matter the screen size.
LA improv comedy group The Lusty Horde joins Power-Con to present a special live Masters of the Universe improv comedy show. Based on your suggestions during the show, The Horde will create a hilarious, completely improvised adventure set in Eternia and beyond. This is an all-ages show. For over ten years, The Lusty Horde has been performing fully-improvised sci-fi fantasy adventure shows for audience across the globe. Combining the best (and worst) of popular culture, midnight movies, 80s cartoons, and schlocky horror, The Horde weaves a hilarious intergalactic tapestry of thrills and action unlike anything you’ve ever witnessed.
Tom Bryski exhibiting at Power-Con 2017
Tom Bryski is a professional animator/illustrator from Chicago, Illinois. He currently leads a team of artists at WMS Gaming and has worked on a wide variety of licensed properties including Lord of the Rings, Marvel’s Iron Man, Beetlejuice, Universal Monsters, Star Trek, and James Bond. Tom has also illustrated for Disney Adventure Magazine and has done animation work with General Mills cereals. Tom will be offering prints, buttons, magnets, t-shirts, and original artwork.
John F. Carroll screening Playtime Masters at Power-Con 2017
John F. Carroll is a voice actor, director, and writer. He'll be offering his film Playtime Masters as well as copies of his published plays and MOTU collectibles.
From 1997 to 2002 the He-Man and She-Ra Episode Review Website (by James Eatock and Zadoc Angell) was the destination of many a He-Man and She-Ra fan on a Saturday morning. The Internet was a very different place in those formative years of the community.
If you were around at the time, you will thoroughly enjoy this look into our collective past. And if you weren't around at the time, take some time out of your day to understand just how different a place the Internet (and the He-Man and She-Ra community) was!
Share you memories here, and James will include them on the page!
Currently Active Users:1005 (3 members and 1002 Guests)
Most Users ever online was 10498, July 21, 2009 10:23 pm. DrFeelgoodEsq, aey103, kwgriffi