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Ultracon Announcement: Tickets Now On Sale!!!

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Order your tickets to Ultracon Of South Florida now! Weekend tickets are $35, Saturday tickets are $20, Sunday tickets are $15. Teen tickets are $10. Kids aged 10 & under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket.

Tickets purchased at the door will be $5 more per ticket. In addition to the savings, advanced VIP ticket holders will be able to enter the exhibit floor an hour early each day.

Location:
South Florida Expo Center
9067 Southern Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Hours:
Sat. Aug 29, 2020 10 a.m. (9 a.m. w/VIP ticket purchase) - 7 p.m.*
Sun. Aug 30, 2020 10 a.m. (9 a.m. w/VIP ticket purchase) - 5 p.m.*

*Times are EDT. After parties to be determined.

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The one and only John Swasey joins Ultracon!!

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John started down the road of anime in 1997, when he landed his first role in Golden Boy at ADV Films. Since then, John has gone on to voice hundreds shows and characters with Sentai Films, Fu-nimation, Rooster Teeth, ADV Films, Switchblade Films, Okratron 5000, Gearbox, Seraphim Digital and Illumitoons. John’s wife once quipped that there are certain actors who might be the “Brad Pitt” of anime but John is the “Kevin Bacon” of anime. Being a character actor has allowed John the freedom to voice ba-zillions of characters such as All for One in My Hero Academia, Kumatetsu, The Beast in The Boy and the Beast, Bols in Akame Ga Kill, Undertaker in Black Butler, Salvador in Borderlands II (VG), Gendo in Evangelion, Lord Death in Soul Eater, Hohenheim in Fullmetal Alchemist, Sir Crocodile in One Piece, Dodoria in DBZ Kai, Hades in Fairy Tale, Zachary in Attack on Titan, Ara-maki in Ghost in the Shell, Jinnouchi in Summer Wars, and El Rey in Nomad of Nowhere, as well as roles in numerous live action films including the ever popular spoof Lake Texarkana Gamera. In 2004, John jumped to the other side of the “mic” to direct tons of shows. Some he has recently directed include Domestic Girl-friend, BangDream, Revue Starlight, Senryu Girl, and Doreiku. In addition to anime, John has acted in hundreds of radio and tv commercials and several films including the cult fav…Dazed and Confused.

Come in your best duds and WIN PRIZES!!!

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We are very ecstatic to have Dick Kulpa join us!

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Dick has been cartooning for local newspapers since he was 16. Dick Kulpa would eventually see his work syndicated nationally three times:

• Bruce Lee newspaper strip

• Star Trek newspaper strip

• Ghost Story Club newspaper strip

Known internationally as the creator of Bat Boy, Kulpa worked at supermarket tabloid Weekly World News, as Art Director and eventually Editor. Kulpa edited and published the iconic CRACKED Magazine from 2000-2004. One of South Florida’s pre-eminent caricature artists, Kulpa has performed at 100s of events, drawing over 40,000 people as “Captain Cartoon.”

Ultracon is proud to welcome Sam J. Jones!

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Sam has over 65 films and hundreds of television shows to his credit. He is best known as Flash Gordon, The Spirit, The Highwayman, SG-1’s The Bounty Hunter and for his memorable comedic appearances in Ted and Ted 2.

Sam’s 2020 films for release are Edgar Allen Poe’s Decapitarium, One of the Good Ones, Fury of the Fist and the Golden Fleece, Axcellerator, The Silent Natural and Life After Flash, The Documentary.

Also for 2020, Sam has joined his former cast members for the once-in-a-lifetime 40th Anniversary Flash Gordon Reunion World Tour, appearing together in multiple cities throughout the globe.

As a Marine and security professional (providing all relevant services for protecting dignitaries throughout the globe), Sam brings a rare and unique quality to the film industry.

And as a gifted public speaker - his common sense, highly encouraging message reaches every age and economic demographic and culture.

Sam is the recipient of numerous entertainment, civic and humanitarian titles and awards including:

• Best New Star Saturn Award, presented by The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.

• The Outstanding Achievement Award in the Entertainment Industry, presented by the Southern California Motion Picture Council.

• Courageous Citizen of the Year, presented by District Attorney of Los Angeles County, The California State Senate, The City of Los Angeles, and The North Hollywood Division of the Los Angeles Police Department.

• USMC Air Station Miramar’s Military Police Unit Certificate of Appreciation for providing Protective Training for Iraq Deployment.

• National Chairman of Kid City, John Rossi Youth Foundation, Santa Monica, California.

• Youth Ambassador for Loving Life Foundation, San Diego, California.

Can anyone say Dameon J Clarke? Ultracon Can!! Glad to have you, Dameon!

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Dameon J. Clarke is a Canadian-American actor and voice actor. His TV credits include Graceland, How to Get Away with Murder, 24, Castle, Supernatural and Prison Break, and his film work includes How to Be a Serial Killer and I Love You Phillip Morris. He has worked with numerous Academy Award winning actors and directors in many films and TV shows. Clarke began acting at the age of 11 in Canada. His first role was a made for TV movie called "Secrets of a Married Man" as William Shatner's son. After several years in front of the camera Clarke took a sabbatical from acting to finish school and would later return to his roots at the age of 25 and has been acting ever since.

While living in Dallas, Texas in the early 2000s, Dameon worked alongside Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr. and director Richard Linklater in a leading role in the film "A Scanner Darkly" which would later help launch his film and TV career. He also voiced major characters on anime shows, such as "Yu Yu Hakusho", "Fullmetal Alchemist", and the very popular "Dragon Ball Z", voicing the iconic character Cell. Clarke later moved to Los Angeles, CA around 2005 and started working in TV and Film in Recurring and Guest Starring roles. (He is one of the few actors to have Guest Starred on the entire CSI franchise and two of the NCIS franchise [NCIS LA and NCIS]). In 2008 Clarke starred in the film "How to be a Serial Killer" and won several best actor awards (including NY Horror Film Festival and LA Shriekfest Film Festival) for his portrayal of Mike Wilson. He guest starred in the first 2 seasons of "Graceland" as "A.D.I.C. Clarke" the Assistant Director in Charge of the F.B.I. on the USA Network.

Dameon has voiced over 200 characters, including "Handsome Jack" in the acclaimed video game series Borderlands 2, "Borderlands, The Presequel!"and "Tales from the Borderlands". After the release of Borderlands 2, the "Handsome Jack" character was so popular, that despite having killed him off, Gearbox Software developed "Borderlands, The Presequel!" to develop the character's back story and allow the player to play as the villainous character for the first time. Telltale Games" also brought the character back from the dead in "Tales From the Borderlands".

Clarke also won several awards for his portrayal as "Handsome Jack" including the notable Spike TV "VGA" (Video Game Award) for "Best Performance by a Human Male".

He currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

KA-POW!! Broward Batman and The Battlemobile! Who wants their picture taken?!

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Broward Batman & The Battlemobile

Photo ops will be a available with Broward Batman and The Battlemobile. Proceeds will be benefiting the charity 4kidsinneed.org. 4 Kids in need are heroes with a real purpose. With a selection of several characters they visit local Children's hospitals and orphanages to bring a smile to children in need.

"If you can contribute to others, no matter how small your talent, you too can become successful. The measure of anyone is the number of people that they serve. Service to others is the essence of success. No one achieves success without being of service. All great men and women became successful because they gave some talent or ability in the service of others. Everybody has to be somebody to somebody to be anybody."

Brace yourself!! We've signed Vic Mignogna!

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Vic has been acting for stage and screen since he was 8 years old. But his anime career started almost twenty years ago as Vega in Streetfighter II. Since then Vic has been in more than three hundred animated series and video games, known for such roles as Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Broly in Dragon Ball, Tamaki Suou in Ouran High School Host Club, Qrow in RWBY, Zero in Vampire Knight, Death Scythe in Soul Eater, Fai in Tsubasa Chronicle, Keldeo in Pokemon, Dark in DN Angel, Kurz in Full Metal Panic, Ikkaku in Bleach, Obito/Nagato in Naruto, Yoshimori in Kekkaishi, Yukito in Air, Takanaga in Wallflower, Luciano in Code Geass, Virgil Walsh in Trinity Blood, Hikaru in Macross, Space Dandy, Tiger & Bunny, Digimon, Sword Art Online, Nura, La Grange and many many more. Vic just finished directing the popular series Juni Taisen for Funimation and is currently playing characters in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Bungo Stray Dogs, Matt in Digimon, Sabo in One Piece, Twinstar Exorcists, Free!, Fairy Tale, Star Trek Online, League Of Legends, Black Butler, Escaflowne, Durarara, Yuri On Ice, Sailor Moon, World Of Warcraft, Karneval, Attack On Titan and several others. Vic also played roles G4’s Wolverine and Iron Man series, and the original Mass Effect movie. Vic has also voiced roles in a large number of video games including Soul Calibur, Disgaea, Dynasty Warriors, Persona III, Avengers, Pac Man, Sonic Colours, DBZ, Bleach, FMA and more. But even longer than his voice acting, Vic has been a professional music composer / singer / producer who has written and produced hundreds of pieces for TV, radio and CD. He sings the themes for shows like One Piece & DBZ, Show By Rock and has produced several CDs of his own original music, all available on iTunes. Finally, in addition to anime and music, Vic has a degree in film and is deeply involved as an actor and director in several web series. He is executive producer of the award winning web series “Star Trek Continues”, where he is not only directing, but fulfilling a childhood dream of playing the iconic role of Captain Kirk. Vic works regularly writing, producing and directing video and film productions of all kinds.

We've added Megan Withey to the family!

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Megan Withey is a watercolor artist that has been painting since the age of 5. She attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City and illustrated the book, Myths of Legend. She is best known for fantasy, pop-culture and Disney fan art. You can see her work on Instagram @MegaWithey_FineArt. Her and her husband now travel around the world to many conventions to showcase her talent.

Ultracon is proud to welcome Steve Lydic!

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Steve Lydic is a professional IDW cover colorist . He has worked on IDW transformers #1 and g.i.joe #266. And is currently working on others.

He is also a sketch card artist who has worked on trading card sets for Marvel, DC, transformers, walking dead, rick and morty, and starwars.

He does alot of traditional coloring commissions and can do personal sketches as well.