Come explore Gods & Monsters (as well as the Transmetropolitan Gallery and Offworld L.O.U.N.G.E. within) and enjoy 12 hours of entertainment, activities, art demos, contests and give-a-ways, all while raising money for the Hero Initiative!
Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 10am
The Hero Initiative Fundraiser with silent auction. (winners announced at 9:15pm) Visit www.heroinitiative.org to learn more about this charity helping comics creators in need.
Free arcade sponsored by Free Play Florida & BART
Special appearances by renowned cosplay models, Callie Cosplay,Heather1337 & Jenifer Ann
Appearances by Central Florida's critically acclaimed Victorian Horror Troupe Phantasmagoria with performances starting at 7pm with belly dancing, cello playing, other dances and stories. Followed by photo ops and atmospheric performances
Legacy Aerial Arts will be here with Bella Maia as Cat Woman doing performances on Aerial Silks and Hailey Burkett as Wonder Woman on the Aerial Hoop. Performances at 5pm & 8:30pm.
Free face painting and balloon art provided by Artegon's YES, Your Entertainment Spot. Superhero arts & crafts throughout the day, with Mad Science highlighting the Science of Superheroes 11am-5pm. Game Changer will also be set up hosting youth gaming activities. Learn more about their organization here: www.facebook.com/GameChangerOrlando
Transmetropolitan Gallery Art Show with live art demos by Bianca Roman-Stumpff, Kevin Wood, Mark Pacich, Robo Ohno & more TBA
Carlos Cabaleiro will be here signing and donating proceeds from sketch and print sales to Hero Initiative. Carlos has worked on major licensed properties for Marvel, Star Wars, DC, Ghostbusters and Breaking Bad. He is a regular contributor to the top trading card companies: Topps (Star Wars), Upper Deck (Marvel) and Cryptozoic Entertainment (DC, Ghostbusters, Walking Dead). He is currently the artist of a creator owned comic titled, A BULLET FOR YOU with writer R. Thomas Favino and the penciller/inker for CLOUDWRANGLER COMICS' MAJOR HOLMES and CAPTAIN WATSON. To see examples of Carlos' work, please visit:www.facebook.com/cabaleiro.art & www.carloscabaleiro.com
Comics creator, Shawn Surface will be on hand promoting his upcoming series "Mandi", signing books, prints and drawing custom character sketches with proceeds going to the Hero Initiative
Derrick Fish will be here with original art, prints and all his creator owned comics such as "The Wellkeeper", "Dandy & Co.", "APPARITION" and his all new "CARPE NOCTEM"
Comics creator, Jenni Gregory will be here signing copies of her books, DreamWalker and Summoner with proceeds going to Hero
Indie Game team at Major Games will be demoing their creation BiT Evolution
Jim Inziello with Unicron Studios will be on hand doing 3D printing demos throughout the day. facebook.com/unicronstudios
Reknowned convention artist, Michael “Locoduck” Duron will be present doing character sketches for attendees.
The 501st, Mandalorian Mercs, and Guardians Of Justice, non-profit organizations, will have groups of popular Superheroes and Star Wars characters appearing throughout the day
Costume Contest with prizes held at 8pm
Brit Lytle with Bittersweet Body Art will be doing live body art demos
Author, Brian Downes will be here signing copies of his book, The Berlin Fraternity
Local filmmaker, Robert Dodrill will be here with Toyman promoting his upcoming fan film, Turpin: Terrible Toys
Actors Reaching Out will be doing a performance, starting at 6pm, reaching out to the different audiences of comics, sci fi, monsters, heroes and villains. Telling interwoven stories, some with darker tones, while others are fun songs for everyone
Emcee: Comedian, Adam Avitable & DJ Spank, DJ Math(ew)Matics & DJ Elliot, with acoustic guitar performances by Cat Kaiser at 4pm
Lite bites provided by Chevy's Fresh Mex and Pizza @ Artegon with proceeds going to Hero Initiative
Coffee Shop of Horrors will be giving out free samples of their themed fresh ground coffee flavors throughout the day
Orlando based, anime themed dessert, bubble tea, coffee & sandwich shop, Chibi's Boba will be set up with their flavor infused teas and honey flavored boba
*More details will be announced as confirmations come in, so check back on our page frequently for updates.
If you're an artist interested in doing live demos at the event, donating a piece to the Hero Initiative fundraiser and selling prints with commission proceeds going to the charity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
If you're an entertainer interested in participating to help raise money for Hero Initiative, please contact email@example.com