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Save The Time for Fantasticon October 24-26th

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Fantasticon October 24-26th, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel

 

Fantasticon is Milwaukee’s new comic book, pop culture and gaming convention.

 

It is a family friendly celebration fo all ages and interests. 

 

Meet celebrities, shop the 12,000 sq ft dealer hall, game casually or for prizes, attend panels, cosplay with your friends…

 

Fantasticon is for you!

 

http://www.fantasticonmke.com/

 

MORE special guest announcements coming soon!  Guest list subject to change.

 

 

CAITY LOTZ - APPEARING ALL THREE DAYS!

 

Caity is currently starring as ‘Sara Lance / Black Canary’ in CW’s hot TV show, “Arrow”.  Caity is often recognized for her recurring role as ‘Stephanie’ on AMC’s “Mad Men”, as well as her role as ‘Officer Kirsten Landry’ on MTV’s “Death Valley”.  She recently garnered rave reviews for her performance and has received a nomination for “Most Promising Newcomer” in the British Independent Film Awards for her role in “The Machine”.  Caity also starred in The Pact, which was a breakout film at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and fans can look forward to The Pact 2 In theaters this summer.

 

Don’t just get an autograph and a handshake, HANG OUT with Caity at the VIP Arrow party!  Tickets are very limited and will be on sale soon!

 

 

 

ADAM BALDWIN - APPEARING SATURDAY ONLY!

 

Adam Baldwin is an American actor known for his roles as Animal Mother in Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, Ricky Linderman in My Bodyguard, Knowle Rohrer in The X-Files, and Marcus Hamilton in Joss Whedon’s Angel.  He also established a cult following as Jayne Cobb in the series Firefly, the movie Serenity and for starring as Chad Shelten in Day Break.  He starred as John Casey on the NBC comedy-spy series Chuck, as well as many other fantastic roles on both the big and little screen.  Most recently you can see him on ‘Castle’ working opposite his friend, Nathan Fillion.

 

Don’t just get an autograph and a handshake, HANG OUT with Adam at the Browncoat Bash!  Be one the few to join the crew!  Tickets are very limited so get yours NOW!

 

 

CHAD ROOK - APPEARING ALL THREE DAYS!

 

 

Canadian born Chad Rook is a man of many talents, and we are so excited to have him at FANTASTICON!  Chad began his career as an actor and professional model, and now he focuses on acting, writing, directing and producing.  All of the world will soon know him as The Flash’s nemesis... the Weather Wizard on the highly anticipated new CW series “The Flash” which debuts in October.

 

Chad can also be seen in such features as "The Wingman", "Brotherhood", "Killer Bash", "Replay", "Texas Road" and "Pestilence". His TV appearances span across numerous series such as "John Doe", "The Selection", "Sanctuary", "Supernatural", "Shattered", "Alcatraz" and "Cult".

 

 

MAGDA APANOWICZ - APPEARING ALL THREE DAYS!

 

FANTASTICON is thrilled to welcome one of the SyFy Channel’s hottest young stars - Magda Apanowicz! Madga has been acting since age 10, but SyFy fans got to know her first as Lacy Rand on CAPRICA and she currently plays the pivotal role of Emily on the hit show CONTINUUM.

 

She has appeared in a long list of other critically acclaimed shows and movies, including “Hellcats” and “Kyle XY.”

 

In this time line, there is no Quantum Device so time travel is impossible.  That means you better not miss meeting Magda at FANTASTICON!

 

 

CAROLE BARROWMAN - APPEARING ALL THREE DAYS!

 

One of Milwaukee’s own!  Carole is an accomplished author and Professor, perhaps most famously known to whovians as co-author on her brother John's memoir and autobiography, Anything Goes.  In 2009, Barrowman published I Am What I Am, also co-authoring with brother John.  In addition to John's memoirs, John and Carole also co-wrote a Torchwood comic strip, featuring Jack Harkness entitled Captain Jack and the Selkie.  Carole and John's debut novel, titled Hollow Earth was published in February 2012.

 

In addition to her published collaborations, Carole Barrowman also contributed an essay about her brother John to the Hugo award winning non-fiction anthology Chicks Dig Timelords.

 

Carole Barrowman will be meeting the fans, selling and signing copies of her books all three days.

 

 

GENE OKERLUND - APPEARING ALL THREE DAYS!

 

“Mean Gene” Okerlund is a semi-retired American professional wrestling interviewer and announcer.  He is best known for his work in the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling.  He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006 by Hulk Hogan.  He is currently signed to lifetime employment with WWE and works for promotional programs mostly for WWE Classics On Demand programming and occasionally makes special appearances on TV shows.  He is also the co-host of Vintage Collection.

 

 

AL SNOW - APPEARING ALL THREE DAYS!

 

Former WWE Hardcore and Tag Team Champion Al Snow is coming to FANTASTICON!  You all know him as the champion wrestler who would enter the ring with a mannequin head that he talked to as if it were a real person!  Audience members started would wave and shout "Head!  Head!  Head!" in time to his entrance music, and then throw foam heads into the ring before the match started.  Snow is currently wrestling on the independent circuit, but is also employed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling as a road agent.

 

 

KEVIN WEST - APPEARING ALL THREE DAYS!

 

Kevin grew up in Chicago and studied art at the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana.  After a couple of advertising layout jobs, he decided to embark on the endless thrills of the freelancer.  He has worked on a variety of projects over the years, but most importantly he has drawn comics for Marvel, DC, Wildstorm, Image, Malibu, Acclaim, Disney and several smaller independent publishers.  One of the comics he is most famously known for is Guardians of the Galaxy, but the list is huge... have a look: http://www.kevinwestart.com/checklist.html

 

MORE special guest announcements coming soon!  Guest list subject to change.

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