ROCCON! v.2012 Rochester Sci Fi, Anime Con is Back Bigger and Better than ever!
September 21-23, 2012
Back at the Castle!
Main Street Armory (as featured on Ghosthunters!)
900 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 1460
Coming through the transporter as we speak......our Special Guests!
Robin Curtis (Ltd Saavik) Star Trek The Next Generation! 'Saavik' in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock and in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
Other film work includes Hexed, Ghost Story, Shootdown, In Love with an Older Woman, A White Thread, A Black Thread, and LBJ - The Early Years in which she played the role of Jacqueline Kennedy. She co-starred in the 1983 episode "Short Notice" during the first season of the Knight Rider television series. In 1991, she portrayed 'Carol Pulaski' on the soap opera General Hospital. In 1993, Curtis played an unrelated Vulcan character ('Tallera/T'Paal') in the two-part episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Come enjoy Robin's company throughout the Con!
ERIC STUART! Most well known as the voice of Brock and James in Pokémon (the first 10 years, seasons 1-8), as Seto Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh!, and as Gourry Gabriev in Slayers. Eric was also in Teenage Mutant Ninjua Turtles (2003 series), as Harry Parker,Phil, Quarry, Hamoato Yoshi, Murakami Gennousuke, D'Jinn, Leader of the purple Dragons and additional voices. Eric was also in Thomas and Friends as Farlev, Neville and Old Iron Face. View Eric's wikipedia biography.
Eric will also be bringing the EBS band to play music from his cd's for you during the convention ! He will also attend both VIP parties and have at least 2 panels. Eric LOVES doing con's and meeting
ACTOR GUESTS OF HONOR (OTHER STILL TO BE ANNOUNCED!)
JG Hertzler & Robert O'Reilly: In Full makeup! If you missed JG last year, he's coming back in all his Klingon Glory this year! JG will be returning to the con and bringing his buddy Robert to join him, both in full costume! JG known to Star Trek fans as General Martok, and Robert O'Reilly iS best known for his portrayal of Gowron. They will be performing in the new downstairs concert hall! This - You - Do - Not - Want - To - Miss. You will be laughing so hard you won't be able to breathe. Both Klingon's will be at the VIP Parties!
Based out of Brooklyn NY, Robert Kohr is the owner of Kohrtoons Studio,
a freelance multimedia design, production and animation company and a
Flash Animator for Nickelodeon’s preschool online game animation
department. His first animated short “I Am”
received worldwide recognition and his second animated short “The Lift”
is his first professional film. For Nickelodeon, the Downward Doghouse
and Wonder Pets Save the Day online games that he developed animation
for received Silver and Bronze Broadcast Design Awards in 2005 and
2007. For Kohrtoons Studio, Robert is actively involved in creating
animated assets for a number of upcoming iPhone games. With 15 major awards
to his credit, Robert will be able to give you insite like none other on what it's like to make a living in animation.
Author Guest of Honor
Celebrating her latest best-seller "The Hunger Games Companion", 6 Time NY Times Best Selling Author Lois Gresh will be here along with other name authors! Lois will also be at the VIP parties and hosting some wonderful panels!
Comic Book Guest of Honor : Alan Kupperberg got his start working with the Legendary Joe Simon!
Kupperberg began writing and drawing for Marvel Comics in 1974, mostly doing fill-ins and one-shots. Eventually, he had runs on team books like The Invaders and The Defenders; and drew a number of issues of What If. Occasionally working as a writer, Kupperberg created the 1983 one-shot comic Obnoxio the Clown vs. The X-Men as a one-man band, handling everything from writing and illustrating to lettering. In 1987, Kupperberg worked on both Spectacular Spider-Man and The Amazing Spider-Man. From 1988–1991, Kupperberg drew Spider-Ham back-up stories in Marvel Tales. He also worked for Marvel Custom Comics, for clients such as Campbell Soup Company, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Sylvan Learning Center, and The Dallas Times Herald.
From the mid-1980s into the early 1990s, Kupperberg illustrated such DC Comics titles as Justice League of America, Warlord, The Fury of Firestorm, DC Comics Presents, COPS, Dragonlance, Alan is a comic artist known for working in both comic books and newspaper strips! Alan will give you an insider's look into the industry and host a couple of very cool panels!
So much new programming (visit the programming page!) including live music, Friday and Saturday Night VIP ONLY events with our special guests, Newer, even cooler panels, Masquerade Saturday Night, Cosplay Contest Both Saturday & Sunday with INCREDIBLE PRIZES and of course tons of comic book and collectible vendors from across the country! Now that we are 3 days, national vendors will be joining us including Asian Snack Time!