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Raleigh Supercon News and Announcements… as it happens!
3/17/2017 Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Maythe luck of the Irish be with you as you try and WIN a MEET & GREET WITH ZACH CALLISON of Steven Universe. JUST ANNOUNCED: Stephanie Sheh is a voice actress, ADR writer, director, singer and producer, best known for her roles as Sailor Moon in Sailor Moon Crystal and Sailor Moon, Orihime in Bleach, Hinata in Naruto, Eureka in Eureka Seven, Mikuru in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Yui in Sword Art Online, Katana in DC Super Hero Girls, and much much more! Some of Stephanie Sheh’s video game credits include Trillion: God of Destruction, the Fire Emblem series, World of Final Fantasy, God Eater 2, BioShock 2, Aion: The Tower of Eternity, True Crime: New York City, Devil May Cry 4, and Grand Theft Auto V.
3/10/2017 Tara Strong, the voice of Raven in Teen Titans, Twilight Sparkle in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Bubbles in The Powerpuff Girls, Harley Quinn in Justice League Action, Batman: Arkham Knight, DC Super Hero Girls, and Injustice: Gods Among Us, Juliet Starling in Lollipop Chainsaw, Ben Tennyson in Ben 10, Dil Pickles in Rugrats, Timmy Turner in The Fairly OddParents, Terrence in Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, Princess Clara and Toot Braunstein in Drawn Together, Batgirl in The New Batman Adventures and Batman: The Killing Joke, Ferra in Mortal Kombat X, Rikku in Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy X-2, and Kingdom Hearts II, Princess Ilana in Sym-Bionic Titan, Elisa and Ursula in Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops, Paz Ortega Andrade in Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, Talwyn Apogee in Ratchet & Clank Future, and MUCH MUCH MORE, has just been added to the RALEIGH SUPERCON Guest List!
3/3/2017 Kevin Nowlan, legendary comic book artist of Doctor Strange, Batman, Sandman, Moon Knight, Plastic Man, Wolverine, Tomorrow Stories: Jack B. Quick, Aliens, Superman, Superman vs. Aliens, Action Comics, Alpha Flight, B.P.R.D., Deadman, The Defenders, Man-Bat, Batman: Sword of Azreal, and Strange Tales, has just been announced as a special guest for RALEIGH SUPERCON.
3/1/2017 Jason David Frank, best known for his role of Tommy Oliver in The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers has just been added to the Raleigh Supercon Guest List. He has been The Green Ranger, White Ranger, Red Zeo Ranger, Red Turbo Ranger, and Black DinoThunder Ranger. He currently stars in the web reality series “My Morphing Life”, and as Bloodshot in Ninjak vs. the Valiant Universe.
2/23/2017 LeVar Burton, actor, director, and author, best known as Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Kunta Kinte in the award-winning television miniseries Roots, the host of the long-running PBS children’s series Reading Rainbow, and as the voices of Doc Greene in Transformers: Rescue Bots, War Machine in The Superhero Squad, and Kwame in Captain Planet and the Planeteers has just been added to the Raleigh Supercon Guest List. He has also directed a number of film and television projects, including episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise.
2/8/2017 Tate Steinsiek, star of FACE OFF seasons one and five, has just been announced as a guest for RALEIGH SUPERCON.
2/8/2017 Four New Guest announcements for RALEIGH SUPERCON
* Carolina Manga Library: A 501(c)3 organization that was formed for the express purpose of promoting literacy through graphic novels. They will operate a reading room with over 5000 manga, American graphic novels, newspaper comic strips, and artbooks. As well, they will host several panels over the weekend.
* TriangleGameNight.com: Founded by avid board game enthusiasts, Erin and Joseph Dean, their mission is to provide fun, low cost entertainment while also bringing business to local businesses.
* Kyle Marlett: Kyle performs mind-blowing illusions with singular flair. From close-up sleights-of-hand to elaborate new twists on classic illusions, Kyle delivers an endearing charm and infectious comedic deadpan whether on the stage, on the street or on camera.
* The Ghostbusters of North Carolina: https://www.facebook.com/GhostbustersofNorthCarolina
1/31/2017 Amanda C. Miller, the voice of Sailor Jupiter in Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon Crystal, Boruto Uzumaki in Boruto: Naruto the Movie,Takeru in Squid Girl, Mikage in Durarara!!x2, Menchi in Hunter x Hunter, Cherche and Sully in Fire Emblem: Awakening, Yulier in Sword Art Online, and Kate Bishop/Hawkeye in Marvel Heroes, and Junko and Toko in the Danganronpa video game series, has just been added as an ANIME GUEST for RALEIGH SUPERCON
1/30/2017 JOEY LAUREN ADAMS, star of CHASING AMY joins JASON MEWES & BRIAN O’HALLORAN at RALEIGH SUPERCON! Joey Lauren Adams is best known for starring as Alyssa Jones in Chasing Amy and Gwen in Mallrats, two of Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse films. Adams has also starred as Simone in Dazed and Confused, Layla Maloney in Big Daddy, Addie in The Break-Up, Christina in Coneheads, and Monique in Bio-Dome. She currently stars as Debbie Lynn Cooke on the CMT series Still the King, opposite Billy Ray Cyrus.
1/30/2017 STRANGER THINGS stars Gaten Matarazzo “DUSTIN” and Caleb Mclaughlin “LUCAS” have just been added to the Raleigh Supercon Guest List.
1/29/2017 Austin Tindle, the voice of Ken Kaneki in Tokyo Ghoul, Karma in Assassination Classroom, Kiyoshi in Prison School, Ayumu in Is This a Zombie?, Alzack in Fairy Tail, Accelerator in A Certain Magical Index, Shu Ouma in Guilty Crown, and Marco Bott in Attack on Titan, has just been added as an ANIME GUEST for RALEIGH SUPERCON.
1/23/2017 Jim Shooter has just been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon! Jim Shooter is a true legend in the comic book industry. Shooter has been a writer, artist, editor, and publisher for over fifty years! He is the former Editor-in-Chief for Marvel Comics and Valiant Comics. His writing credits include The Avengers, Secret Wars, Secret Wars II, Action Comics, Adventure Comics, Legion of Super-Heroes, Superboy, Superman’s Pal: Jimmy Olsen, Daredevil, Ghost Rider, Star Brand, World’s Finest Comics, Harbinger, Magnus: Robot Fighter, Solar: Man of the Atom, and X-O Manowar. He came up with the original story for The Transformers and helped oversee the launch of G.I. Joe in the 1980s, contributing many of the major ideas and themes for the story.
1/22/2017 Alyson Tabbitha and Miss Faye’s Cosplay Closet have just been announced as Cosplay Guests, and The Color of Fandom has just been announced as Panelist / Programming Guests for RALEIGH SUPERCON.
1/19/2017 Khary Randolph, artist of Mosaic for Marvel Comics and cover artist of Black for Black Mask Studios, has just been announced as a guest for RALEIGH SUPERCON. Khary Randolph has previously been the artist of We Are Robin, Robin War, Starborn, New Mutants, Charismagic, and Tech Jacket. His art has graced the covers of Black, Batman Beyond Universe, Civil War II: Amazing Spider-Man, Fanboys vs. Zombies, Freelancers, Harley Quinn, Justice League Beyond, Noble Causes, Power Man and Iron Fist, Spidey, Static Shock, and more!
1/19/2017 John Wesley Shipp is Jay Garrick/Flash and Barry Allen’s father, Henry, on the current The Flash series on The CW network, and starred as Barry Allen / The Flash on CBS’s superhero series The Flash from 1990 to 1991, has just been announced as a special guest for Raleigh Supercon.
1/14/2017 Karen Gillan, best known for her roles as Amy Pond in Doctor Who, Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Kaylie in Oculus, Eliza in Selfie, Jane Lockhart in Not Another Happy Ending, and Daisy in NTSF:SD:SUV::, has just been announced as a special guest for Raleigh Supercon.
1/13/2017 Georges Jeanty, artist of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity, Firefly, Bishop the Last X Man, Weapon X, Deadpool, Gambit, Wolverine, Green Lantern, Superboy, Superman, Majestic, The American Way, and Batwoman, has just been announced as a guest for RALEIGH SUPERCON.
1/7/2017 Richard Horvitz, the voice of Invader Zim, Billy in The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Daggett in The Angry Beavers, Alpha 5 in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Grey Matter in Ben 10, Razputin in Psychonauts, Kaos in Skylanders, Bumble in Kinectimals, Orthopox in the Destroy All Humans!, Mouth in Kick Buttowski, Telapathopus Brain Scientist in Ratchet and Clank and the Space Weaver in Broken Age, has just been announced as a guest for RALEIGH SUPERCON.
1/3/2017 Today’s new guest additions to Raleigh Supercon include Comic Book Artist John Beatty (Captain America, Punisher, Secret Wars, Batman), and Cosplay Guests Jenna Lynn Meowri, Smash Cosplay, Kitty Caity Cosplay, and AlwaysLoveLorn!
1/2/2017 Shane “Hurricane” Helms, wrestling superstar currently signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), and previously for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), has just been announced as a special guest at Raleigh Supercon.
1/1/2017 Legendary comic book artist Mike Zeck, best known for his work on Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars, Captain America, “Spider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt”, Deathstroke the Terminator, The Punisher, and Master of Kung Fu, has just been announced as a special guest at Raleigh Supercon.
12/31/2016 Tony Todd, best known for his roles as Candyman in the film Candyman, Kurn in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Ben in Night of the Living Dead, The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and William Bludworth in the Final Destination film series, has just been announced as a special guest at Raleigh Supercon.
12/31/2016 Michael Kingston, writer and creator of Headlocked, the wrestling comic book, has just been announced as a special guest at Raleigh Supercon.
12/30/2016 Jerry “The King” Lawler has just been announced as a special guest at Raleigh Supercon. Jerry “The King” Lawler is a living legend in the world of professional wrestling! Since 1970, Jerry has headlined main events across the world for Memphis Wrestling, WWF, WWE, NWA, AWA, World Class Championship Wrestling, United States Wrestling Association, and Smoky Mountain Wrestling. He has held 168 wrestling championship titles in his career and has done work acting in film, drawing comic books, as a commercial artist, as a musician, and as a businessman. He is the cover artist for Headlocked, the hit independent wrestling comic book.
12/28/2016 Ric Flair has just been announced as a special guest at Raleigh Supercon. Ric Flair is a wrestling legend and the most decorated Wrestling World Champion in history. He has been one of wrestling’s biggest stars over the past four decades for WWF, WWE, WCW, TNA, and NWA.
12/28/2016 Buzz has just been announced as a special guest at Raleigh Supercon July 14-16, 2017 at THE RALEIGH CONVENTION CENTER. Buzz is a comic book artist known for his work on JSA, Vampirella, X-Factor, Shi, Impulse, Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms, Atomika, Luna, Impulse, and Titans Hunt. His latest project is the upcoming Harley Quinn vs Superman with Neal Adams.
12/28/2016 Enter to WIN a “CLERKS” Meet and Greet package with Brian O’Halloran and Jason Mewes at RALEIGH SUPERCON July 14-16, 2017 at The Raleigh Convention Center. Enter now at http://raleighsupercon.com/win-clerks-meet-greet-w-jason-mewes-brian-ohalloran/. Contest ends Thursday, January 5 2017 at 11:59pm
12/27/2016 Paige O’Hara, the voice of Belle, in the critically acclaimed, Oscar-winning, animated film Beauty and the Beast, has just been announced as a special guest at Raleigh Supercon
12/27/2016 Additional hotels have just been added for Raleigh Supercon. All hotel booking info is available at http://raleighsupercon.com/hotels/
Raleigh Supercon now has three host hotels near The Raleigh Convention Center, including Raleigh Marriott City Center ($149 per night), Sheraton Raleigh Hotel ($149 per night), and Holiday Inn Raleigh ($99 per night). The Marriott is attached to the Convention Center, The Sheraton is located directly next door to the Convention Center, and The Holiday Inn is a 5 – 10 minute walk from The Convention Center. All hotels come with a GOLDEN TICKET UPGRADE when you book online here. RESERVE YOUR ROOM NOW BEFORE THE BEST HOTELS SELL OUT! http://raleighsupercon.com/hotels/
GOLDEN TICKET UPGRADE INCLUDES:
Early Vendor Room access – 30 min. before official open
Autograph & Photo Op Fast Lane Pass. Skip the long lines!
Thursday Night Opening Night VIP Party (8:00pm-1:00am)
20% Discount at the Supercon merchandise booth
Use the GOLDEN TICKET with your regular admission ticket. The GOLDEN TICKET does not grant you admission to the convention. (You will get your Golden Ticket when you check into your hotel room, and you exchange it for the perks when you check into the convention. You get one Golden Ticket per night.
12/26/2016 Congrats to Tony Mariotti! You are the winner of our VIP Ticket Giveaway! Thanks to everyone who entered, and stay tuned for our next big Giveaway later this week.
12/21/2016 Amy “Lita” Dumas wrestling superstar and musician, has just been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon. She held the WWE / WWF Women’s Championship four times, and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2014. She is the lead singer of the punk rock band The Luchagors.
12/20/2016 Brittney Karbowski has just been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon! Brittney is best known for her roles as Black Star in Soul Eater, Selim Bradley / Pride in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Arisu Maresato in High School of the Dead, M.O.M.O. in Xenosaga: The Animation, Himeko Katagiri in Pani Poni Dash, Ryou Fujibayashi in Clannad, Ayu Tsukimiya in Kanon, Fuko in Gilgamesh, Himeko Katagiri in Pani Poni Dash, Aoba Tsuzaki in Jinki: Extend, Mai in Itsudatte My Santa!, Anri Misugi in Sasami: Magical Girls Club, Ku Shiratori in Shattered Angels, Sia in Shuffle!, Nina Yamada in Save Me! Lollipop, Yuri Nakamura in Angel Beats!, Ikaros in Heaven’s Lost Property, Mikoto Misaka in A Certain Magical Index, Wendy Marvell in Fairy Tail, Franca Dockley in Coyote Ragtime Show, Manami Kinjou in Cat Planet Cuties.
12/14/2016 Cosplayer Mikki Marvel has been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon 2017!
10/14/2016 Brian O’Halloran, best known for his role as Dante Hicks in Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse films and cartoons, including Clerks, Clerks 2, Clerks: The Animated Series, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Jay and Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie, has just been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon 2017!
10/10/2016 Jason Mewes, star of Clerks, Clerks II, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, and Clerks: The Animated Series, is coming to Raleigh Supercon! Jason co-produced the 2013 animated movie Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie with his wife Jordan Monsanto. He, along with Kevin Smith, performed in the films Scream 3 and Bottoms Up and on Canadian television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Mewes co-hosts a weekly podcast with Kevin Smith called Jay & Silent Bob Get Old and is co-Executive Producer on Smith’s Hulu-exclusive series Spoilers with Kevin Smith.
10/01/2016 Manu Bennet has just been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon! Manu Bennett is best known for his roles as Crixus on Spartacus, Slade Wilson aka Deathstroke on Arrow, Azog, King of the Orcs in The Hobbit trilogy, Marc Antony in Xena: Warrior Princess, and his current role as Allanon on The Shannara Chronicles.
9/20/2016 Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario, has been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon!
8/12/2016 Zach Callison has just been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon! Zach is best known as the voice of Steven Universe!
8/12/2016 Jamie Marchi has just been announced as a gust for Raleigh Supercon 2017! Jamie is best known for her roles as Rias Gremory in High School DxD BorN, Panty in Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, Cana Alberona in Fairy Tail, Liz Thompson in Soul Eater, Gou Matsuoka in Free! Iwatobi Swim Club and Free! Eternal Summer, Masane Amaha in Witchblade, Ai Yamabuki in Date A Live!, Isuke Inukai in Riddle Story of the Devil, Shouko Kirishima in Baka and Test, Uzume in Sekirei: Pure Engagement, Chloe in Spice and Wolf, Hetalia Narrator in Hetalia: Axis Powers, Mikako Satsukitane in Heaven’s Lost Property, Miss Polly in Shin Chan, Aki Hinata in Sgt Frog, Shizuka Nekonome in Rosario + Vampire, Ophelia in Romeo X Juliet, and Yuka Amado in Maken-ki!.
8/10/2016 Dana Snyder has just been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon 2017! He is best known as the voice of Master Shake in Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Granny in Squidbillies, The Alchemist in The Venture Bros., Gazpacho in Chowder, Mr. Baldwin in Fish Hooks, and Lucas on Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell. His latest roles are as Plastic Man in Justice League Action, and Graballa the Hut in Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. Dana is one of the writers of the new film SUPERCON, directed by Zak Knutson.
8/2/16 Comic book LEGEND Neal Adams has been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon 2017! Neal Adams is a legendary comic book best known to comic book fans for his work on Batman, The X-Men, The Avengers, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Superman, The Spectre, and Deadman, as well as his own comic company Continuity Comics, which published Megalith, Bucky O’Hare, Skeleton Warriors, CyberRad, and Ms. Mystic. He has been a part of the creation of characters such as Ra’s al Ghul, Talia, Man-Bat, Havok, John Stewart, Merlyn, and Sauron.
8/1/16 Comic guests Jose Delbo, Terry Cronin, and writer P.L. McCall II have been announced as guest for Raleigh Supercon 2017!
7/17/2016 Guy Hutchinson has just been announced as a guest for Raleigh Supercon 2017! Guy Hutchinson is a public speaker and the author of ‘Sesame Place’ which was published by Arcadia Publishing.
7/15/2016 Lisa Corrao, stand-up comedian, and star of Nickelodeon’s “Every Witch Way,” as Ramona, has just been announced as a special guest for Raleigh Supercon.
7/12/2016 Sketch Comedy group Pineapple Shaped Lamps will be performing at Raleigh Supercon!
7/10/2016 Allen Bellman, Golden Age Comic Book LEGEND and artist of Captain America, The Human Torch, and Sub-Mariner will be attending Raleigh Supercon!
7/4/16 Raleigh Supercon announces 2017 dates and location! Raleigh Supercon will take place July 14-16, 2017 at The Raleigh Convention Center. Advance Tickets are now on sale at https://register.growtix.com/e/raleigh_supercon.