at the Lone Star Event Center!
Tickets also available at Ground Zero Comics, Geek World,
& Amelia's Sweetery in Tyler!
Friday - VIP's Only
7:30PM - VIP Dinner with the Stars
8:30AM - Doors Open - Tickets on Sale at Door
9:30AM - Cosplay Panel - "How To" & "Gender Bending Creations" with Knightmage, Shrakakoom, Poison Faulkner, Bill Necessary, Wil D'Alien, & Airyka Sims Adonis
10:00AM - Game Design & Role Play Panel - "How To" & "What Makes a Good Game" with Mike Stewart & Special Guest TBA
11:30AM - Q&A with Kevin McNally
12:00PM - Spray Paint Art Demo with Brett Mitchell Studios
1:30PM - Horror Panel - "Cosplay, & Film Fandom" with the Vixens of Horror & special guest TBA
3:30PM - Sci-Fi Panel - "Movies & TV Experiences Q&A" with Elysia Rotaru, Vernon Wells & Rick Worthy
4:00PM - Paranormal Panel - "What's Hiding Under Your Bed?" with Kevin Betzer, Randy Hardy, Danielle Hpi, Paranormal Junkies, STAR Paranormal
4:30PM - Voice Acting Panel - "Getting into the Business & Fun with Funimation" with Chuck Huber & guests
6:30PM - Movie Screening at the Liberty Theater down town (VIP ticket holders admitted free, $7 for standard tickets)
8:00PM - Cosplay Contest - $$ Prizes will be awarded
10:00PM - VIP Ghost Hunt with Paranormal Stars, Paranormal Junkies & STAR Paranormal
9:00AM - Doors Open, Tickets on sale at the door
9:50AM - Ghost Hunting 101 Panel with the Paranormal Junkies & Star Paranormal
10:40AM - "Supernatural" Panel with Elysia Rotaru, Rick Worthy, Kevin McNally
11:30AM - Spray Paint Art Demo with Mitchell Studios
1:30PM - Power Ranger Panel
3:10PM - Short Story Contest Results & Author Panel
6:30PM - Rocking Roller Derby with Live Band "Bibeau"!
Photo Op Schedule -
We are super stoked to have this A-List actor, Kevin McNally, coming to our con! He is well known as First Mate "Gibbs" on the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, and he is currently starring in the red hot series "Turn: Washington's Spies". He has also starred in "Supernatural" & "Downton Abbey" among others! He is currently married to Phyllis Logan who is "Mrs. Hughes" on Downton and is an all around great guy!
Rick Worthy is a fantastic guest and star of such hit shows as "The Man in the High Castle", "Star Trek Enterprise", "Battlestar Galactica", "Supernatural", "Vampire Diaries", "The Magicians" and more! He is always fun to be around and is a fan favorite at many conventions around the world!
Please welcome Elysia Rotaru to this year's Tyler Rose City Comic Con! Elysia is relatively new phenomena happening right now in the geek worlds of TV & film! She has starred in such popular series as "Arrow", "Supernatural", "I Zombie", "Fringe", "Smallville", "Lego Star Wars", "Choose your Victim", "Sanctuary", "Hellcats", "Eureka" and "Psych" among others! And THIS IS HER FIRST OFFICIAL CON APPEARANCE!!! That's right! We get her first, right here in Tyler Texas! She is as beautiful as she is talented and is excited to be with us this year! So let's all come out and welcome her in a big friendly Texas way!
We are incredibly happy to welcome back one of our all time fan favorites! Mr. Vernon Wells is simply amazing! He has been in som many movies that people love, it's hard to keep up with him! He was, of course in Mad Max-Road Warrior, and also Commando, Power Rangers, Weird Science, Circuitry Man, Fortress, Space Truckers, and the list goes on! Plus, he's just a terrificly nice guy! Do not miss your chance to meet him!
Please welcome Mike Stewart, game designer for Troll Lord Games and creator of "Victorious" the steam punk RPG! He is nearly legendary for his work on so many games and his role playing demos at cons all around! Get ready for some cool gaming and a great panel with this guy!
Please welcome one of the world's greatest Voice actors, Mr. Chuck Huber, to this year's Tyler Rose City Comic Con! Chuck Huber started acting in Anime in the roles of Garlic Jr. and Android 17 in DBZ. He has voiced hundreds of characters including Hiei in YuYu Hakusho, Stein in Soul Eater, Kululu in Sgt. Frog, Mohji in One Piece, Shou Tucker in Full Metal Alchemist, Han in Blue Gender, Hiro in Shin Chan, Ashe in Black Butler, Reever in D. Gray Man, Hector in Glass Fleet, Yuichi in Initial D., Akai in Oh Edo Rocket, Melt in The Tower of Druaga, Adashino in Mushishi, Eric Nishijima in Darker Than Black, Havel in Trinity Blood, Austria in Hetalia and many more. He has been a writer on Hetalia, Sgt. Frog, Baccano, Spice and Wolf and others. He has also voiced the Character of Paul Huffman in the popular radio fantasy show Paranoria, TX.
Video games Chuck has contributed voices for include Borderlands II, Ghostbusters, The Walking Dead, Aeon Flux, DBZ and more.
As a filmmaker Chuck has acted, produced, written or directed for Arbor Day - The Musical, The Troubadoors, The Fragility of Seconds, The Mechanical Grave, Odd Man Out among others. He began acting in Chicago at the Goodman Theater, Court Theater, Steppenwolf Theater after graduating from DePaul University and continues to work on stages in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Most recently he played Hugh Jameison in the movie Parkland, produced by Tom Hanks and starring Billy Bob Thornton and Paul Giamatti. He plays Colonel Kashoid in the upcoming AmeriGeddon and plays Dr. McCoy in Official Star Trek Continues
Kevin Betzer & Randy Hardy
Deep South Paranormal, Movies 101, & The Dead Sessions
Friends, please welcome Kevin Betzer (founder of "Movies 101") and Randy Hardy of the Scy-Fy channel's "Deep South Paranormal" & "The Dead Sessions" to this year's con! These guys are the real deal! Crowd pleasers and just as nice and down to earth as they can be! And VIP ticket holders get to go on a late night ghost hunt with these guys Saturday night!
Dungeons & Dragons Creator
JAMES WARD co-creator of DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS, FANTASY / SCI-FI AUTHOR, designer of the SPELLFIRE & DRAGON BALL Z COLLECTIBLE CARD GAME, creator of METAMORPHOSIS ALPHA (The first ever sci-fi role playing game), and so much more is well and he's coming to this year's con!!! He's up for running some games and signing whatever you bring his way! And the best news ever...is that he has designed a special game module just for us! It's never been published and will be a Tyler Rose City Con Exclusive!!! All Ultra, and regular VIP ticket holders will get a printed copy for free! Other copies may be purchased at the con as a collectible keepsake! If you do one thing at this event, make sure it is meeting this living legend, our friend, Jim Ward!
Returning fan favorite, Knightmage, is a cosplay hero who travels the world doing cosplay shows for charities! He is a fun and fantastic guy and will brighten your day just by being around him! Make sure you get a photo with him and shake his hand in thanks for all the good he does for kids in need!
Returning fan fave, Bill is the cosplayer with heart! He rocks the old school heroes we love and makes every event much cooler than it has a right to be! World famous and beloved by all, this is the man you want to meet in the cosplay community! Say hello and get a picture with him for a memory to treasure forever!
Please welcome JEFFREY PARAZZO of the POWER RANGERS to this year's Tyler Rose City Con!!! Jeffrey has also starred in such hits as "Degrassi the Next Generation", "Shoot 'Em Up", "Flashpoint", "Samurai Girl", "Late Fragment", and "Nikita" to name a few! He's a very personable and talented man that you will enjoy meeting!
Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Poison Faulkner...a cosplayer that really brings her game to every convention she attends! She is a crowd pleaser and a man teaser, and we love her to pieces! Always ready to pose for a photo op and with a quick wit, she will definitely leave her mark on our event!
Here is the cosplay group to keep an eye on! They are famous for their traditional and gender bending cosplay shenanigans at cons all across the south! Definitely seek them out, get a pic or two, and ask them how they manage their fabulous costumes! And watch out! They may get you to join their team before you know what's happening! We are incredibly proud to have them this year!
Wil D'Alien is a new "force of nature" on the cosplay scene who is taking the con scene by storm! His posing pics have been featured time and again in news stories, con promos, and web sites all around! One thing is for certain, when you see him stalking around the con floor, you will definitely do a double take! Catch him for an unforgettable photo op!
Vixens of Horror
Lords & Ladies! Please welcome "THE VIXENS OF HORROR" to this year's Comic Con! These ladies bring out the best of horror fandom and their cosplay can't be beat! Nowal Massari is an actress, model, sfx makeup artist/licensed esthetician, writer (Paranormal Pop Culture, Living Dead Magazine, MTV Geek), hostess, professional nerd, and burlesque performing ghostbuster. Her alter ego, Goldie Goodnight, is the Toothfairy that your parents should have warned you about. - Danielle Borja is a model, hairdresser extraordinaire, history aficionado and paranormal investigator. Her Vixens alter ego, Hazel Bellocq, is a bayou born beauty and the most evil creature in its history. Powerful, murderous and mad, Hazel and her blade make sure the good times roll on her terms. - Selena Roane is a model, paranormal investigator (F.E.A.R.), radio show host, TV guest star, and con favorite celebrity. Her Vixens alter ego, Sin Amon, is trouble with a capitol "T". Don't be fooled by the soft edges, her blade is sharp!
Don't miss this Rock-N-Roller Derby event Sunday evening at 6:30pm! See the live band "Bibeau" perform amazing music and watch the derby bout between Marvel & DC girls! Admission is included in your con ticket, or you may pruchase a ticket for this event alone!
These ladies have been a part of this event since the beginning and they always help lead the Saturday Night Ghost Hunt (available only to VIP ticket holders) along with other para-guests! They have amassed an impressive amount of hair raising evidence and their personal experiences will amaze you! Ask them to share their stories and don't miss the chance to hang out with them and the other paranormal stars on the hunt!
Guest Authors: Jeff Stewart, Terri Jones, Maria Santos,
Richard Ramsey & Mitchel Whittington
These guys are all very popular published authors of several different genres! From paranormal, to science, to sci-fi fantasy, to horror...they cover it all! Each and every one of them have been featured on TV and radio many times...and have been hits at lots of cons before this one! And they are our judges for this year's short story contest! It's free to enter with an Oct 23 deadline! Seek them out and hear their incredible stories and read their works!
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here's the rules for the Short Story Contest!!