California has the power! On August 25-26, 2018, Power-Con is taking place at the Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach hotel on 3635 Fashion Way in Torrance, California.
Special guests attending the show include Wellington Alves (MOTU Classics), Bill Benecke (MOTU Classics design lead), Katherine Benecke (MOTU Classics packaging team), John F. Carroll (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: A Character Guide and World Compendium), Rob David (Head of Development at Mattel), Four Horsemen, “Pixel Dan” Eardley (Youtube toy reviewer), James Eatock (The Toys that Made Us), Rowby Goren (Sonic the Hedgehog), Terry Higuchi (Senior Project Manager at Mattel), Robert Lamb (She-Ra Princess of Power), Randall Lobb (Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe), Robby London (The Real Ghostbusters), Don Manuel (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Ruben Martinez (Senior Manager of Project Design at Mattel), Scott Neitlich (Director of In-House Brands at Entertainment Earth), Rudy Obrero (Woody Woodpecker), Tim Seeley (The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe), Tom Sito (Who Framed Roger Rabbit), Brandon Sopinsky (Project Designer at Mattel), Michael Swanigan (Tiny Toon Adventures), Tom Tataranowicz (Bravestar: The Legend), Mark Taylor (Mattel Toy Designer), Rebecca Taylor (Creative Director at LJN Toys), David Voss (Former Senior VP of Design at Mattel), Tony Washington (Masters of the Universe: Icons of Evil), Gwen Wetzler (The Legend of Prince Valiant), Dave Wilkins (Batman: Arkham Unhinged), and Charles Zembillas (Bravestarr).
While Power-Con has announced their extensive guest list, they are currently keeping their program guide under wraps. Be sure to check the show’s website in the weeks leading up to the show for updates on what to expect.
The con is running Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. A one-day pass is available for $25 either Saturday or Sunday, while a weekend pass is available for $40. Power Passes and additional VIP tickets are also currently available. Children 12 and under may enter the show for free, accompanied by a parent or guardian.
For more information on the upcoming show, or to purchase tickets, visit thepower-con.com.