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28 - Aug
(Nearby Event: Other)
Where:Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Boulevard,, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States, 33411
Toy collectors and fans from around the globe will come together in the name of fun, family and toy collecting as the much-loved ULTRACON returns to the South Florida Expo Centre on the 28th and 29th of August. The buzz around this year’s Ultracon is electric as for the first time in over a decade, the convention will host a reunion of the mega-hit cartoons Thundercats and Silverhawks. Larry Kenny, the voice of ‘Liono’ (Thundercats) and ‘Blue Grass’ (Silverhawks) will join Peter Newman, the voice of Tygra (Thundercats) and ‘Quicksilver’ (Silverhawks) to meet fans and sign autographs. Returning for its 9th year, Ultracon has something for everyone; fans of the cartoons, comic books and sci-fi series of yesteryear as well as devotees of the eye-popping modern shows being produced today. Dozens of artists and production specialists from comic and cartoon dynasties like Marvel will also be on hand to meet fans and sign some of their work. This year, renown comic book artists have designed conference exclusive comic covers for purchase. This includes Bob Mcleod (New Mutants), Joe Rubinstein (Wolverine), and John Hebert (Punisher: War Zone, X-men Adventures). Even better… the artists will be on hand to sign their work! And of course there will be the toys. Star Wars to Silverhawks, She-Ra to Strawberry Shortcake and everything in between will be among the mountain of vintage and modern toy treasures for fans to paw through and find that special piece to complete their collection… or to start a new one! Director of Ultracon, Irving Santiago said the support for the convention among toy collectors and fans has continued to grow over the years and as the world tries to return to a sense of normality, events like Ultracon are all the more important. “The enjoyment you see on the faces of fans when they find that prized toy, or shake the hand of a childhood hero like Buck Rogers or Flash Gordon is absolutely priceless. After a tough 18 months for many people, Ultrac