LET’S GO, VOLTRON FORCE! ®
ICONIC COLOSSAL FRANCHISE TO FORM AT THIRD ANNUAL C2E2
WITH PANEL PRESENTATION FROM DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT, VIZ MEDIA
AND WORLD EVENTS PRODUCTIONS
INCLUDING A DEMONSTRATION, EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEKS AND GIVEAWAYS!
WHAT: Voltron®, the franchise that began when the 1980s robot-themed television action series Voltron: Defender of the Universe® launched, makes the robotic hero’s C2E2 premiere with three interactive and family-friendly events, starting with a Voltron: Form Blazing Comics! panelon Saturday, plus a special Sunday Kid’s Day on-floor demonstration for children on the various steps it takes to create a real cartoon—from writing the story, designing characters and animating the actual show. At all events there will be Voltron product giveaways, including a subscription to the Voltron Classics line from Matty Collector at the Saturday panel, and on Sunday, an exclusive sneak peek screening of the all-new Voltron Force® episode, “Deceive and Conquer”!
WHO: The Voltron: Form Blazing Comics! panel will be hosted by WEP Creative Director Jeremy Corray and include artists, writers, producers and designers from the entire original and iconic Voltron universe:
- · From Dynamite Entertainment, Nick Barrucci, President, and Joe Rybandt, Editor
- · From Dynamite Comics, Chicago resident Brandon Thomas, Writer
- · From VIZ Media, Traci Todd, Senior Editor
- · From World Events Productions, Bob Koplar, Vice President, and Tiffany Ilardi, Managing Director
The Voltron Force: How to make a Giant Robot Cartoon! demonstration will be given by World Events Productions’ Bob Koplar, Voltron ForceExecutive Producer, and Jeremy Corray, Supervising Producer, as they take kids through the cartoon making process using actual materials from the popular Voltron Force series on Nicktoons.
A special Voltron Force Secret C2E2 Sneak Peek screening of the entire brand-new “Deceive and Conquer” episode will take place with some of the series’ producers.
WHEN: Panel – Saturday, April 14 from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Room #S401abc
Panel/Demonstration – Sunday, April 15 (Family Day) from 2:15 to 3:15 on the Variant Stage on the main show floor.
Voltron Force Secret Sneak Peek! Screening – Sunday, April 15 (Family Day) from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room #N427bc
World Events Productions Booth (#430)
WHERE: C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) North Building at McCormick Place 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60616