Voltron Coming Back to SDCC 2012

     

Legendary Robot Returns To San Diego Comic-Con 

Panel Presentation Features Celebrity Fans, Exclusive Reveals,And Voltron Product Giveaways Form World Events Productions, Mattel, Dynamite Entertainment And Viz Media

WHAT:       VOLTRON: FORM BLAZING FANS! The Defender of the Universe returns to SDCC! Join us as we celebrate Voltron® memories from some the hero’s biggest fans like Alex Albrecht (Diggnation, Project Lore podcast), Rob Bricken (ToplessRobot.com), Clare Grant with Team Unicorn (Geek and Gamer Girls) and other secret celebrity guests! Plus, we’ll share an update on the live action movie produced by Atlas Entertainment (The Dark Knight Rises), exclusive comic book reveals and announcements from VIZ Media with Traci Todd (Senior Editor – VIZ Media), Brandon Thomas (writer, Voltron – Dynamite Entertainment), and Voltron Classics toy info from Mattel’s Scott Neitlich (Marketing Manager, MattyCollector.com) as we raffle off BIG Voltron prizes! Come “Form the Head” with Voltron and be ready to share YOUR own Voltron story!

 

WHO:           Celebrity super fans, artists, writers and producers from the entire Voltron universe:

  •  From World Events Productions, Jeremy Corray, Creative Director
  • From Dynamite Entertainment, Brandon Thomas, Writer
  • From VIZ Media, Traci Todd, Senior Editor
  • From Mattel, Scott Neitlich, Marketing Manager, MattyCollector.com

Rob Bricken – Editor, ToplessRobot.com

Alex Albrecht – Writer, Director Voltron: The End, co-host Diggnation, G-4 Attack of the Show

Team Unicorn – Clare Grant, Rileah Vanderbilt, Milynn Sarley, Michele Boyd

WHEN:      Panel – Thursday, July 12 from 1:00 p.m. PST

 

WHERE:    San Diego Comic-Con, Indigo Ballroom

Bayfront Hilton (Seats 1600)

Voltron landing at Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) 2012

Voltron is hitting C2E2 this year with a series of awesome events for fans of the series. Fans get a taste of Voltron: Form Blazing Comics, a Kid’s Day demo on how to create a real cartoon and lots of product giveaways and a subscription to the Voltron Classics line from Matty Collector. Also they’re packing in sneak peek events for the newest episode of the series on Nick. We have the full list of guests and events below so you can plan out your schedule ahead of time!

The line-up:

Voltron: Form Blazing Comics! panel

  • Jeremy Corray – World Events Productions Creative Director
  • Artists, writers producers and designers from original and iconic Voltron Universe
  • Nick Barrucci – President Dynamite Entertainment
  • Joe Rybandt – Editor Dynamite Entertainment
  • Brandon Thomas – Writer Dynamite Comics
  • Traci Todd – Senior Editor VIZ Media
  • Bob Koplar Vice President World Events Productions
  • Tiffany Ilardi Managing Director World Events Productions
Voltron Force: How to make a Giant Robot Cartoon! demo
  • Bob Koplar Vice President World Events Productions
  • Jeremy Corray – World Events Productions Supervising Producer
Voltron Force Secret C2E2 event
  • Date: Saturday April 14, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
  • Room: #S401abc
Voltron Panel / Demonstration
  • Date: Sunday April 15, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • Room: Variant stage main show floor
Voltron Force Sneak Peek! Screener
  • Date: Sunday April 15, 2012 @ 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Room: #N427bc
Free swag and meetings are at World Events Booth #430

 

Voltron – The Final Battle is coming to DVD

November 1st marks the date of an epic 8 episode feature for Voltron. Classic Media plans to launch this remastered DVD with some of the most epic battles in the history of Season 1. The Omega Comet, Dark Doom Castle and more all await eager Voltron fans!

For those collecting the entire series in box set form, this might not be as amazing of a find, for casual collectors using Netflix though, this brings out some of the more epic battles in the shows history.

Details:

MSRP: $12.99
Features:

  • Top 5 new powers of Voltron Force – The biggest and baddest new features of Nicktoons’ new series Voltron Force
  • Blazing Sword Voltron – Meet the newest, coolest Voltron collector’s figure ever
Order it: Amazon | Buy.com | Walmart | Best Buy
We’ll try to get more information out of Classic Media on this one, hopefully we might even be able to give some DVD impressions. Keep an eye out for more!
Update: Listed retailers now taking orders