2020 AUGUSTA TOY AND COMIC CONVENTION Featuring JOEFEST

JUNE 27-28, 2020 at the new THE AUGUSTA CONVENTION CENTER

Weekend Badges and Single Day Admission will be available October 4, 2019 via Eventbrite.com

LINK BELOW:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-augusta-toy-and-comic-show-featuring-joefest-tickets-75242384999

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2020 FEATURED GUESTS

More to be announced!!

 

CARA BUONO

We are excited to announce superstar actress, Cara Buono seen in Stranger Things, Third Watch, Hulk (2003), Mad Men, Law & Order, NCIS, ER, Hawaii Five-O, Elementary, Person Of Interest, Castle, the Sopranos, and so much more, is coming to the Augusta Toy and Comic Convention June 27-28, 2020 in Augusta, GA!!

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Cara Buono will be available for autographs, pictures, and professional photo ops both Saturday June 27, 2020 and Sunday June 28, 2020. VIP badge holders will be admitted to an exclusive panel, question and answer session on Saturday June 27, 2020 moderated by esteemed author James Kavanaugh, Jr.

Cara Buono is a family oriented actress with one child and husband. She was born in the Bronx, New York and lives in Greenwich, New York. She is from a hard working family of Italian descent, and a Columbia University graduate.

Cara Buono made her acting debut at age 12 in a Harvey Fierstein play “Spookhouse.” She continued on Broadway and Off Broadway, and started her film career opposite Ethan Hawke and Jeremy Irons in Waterland (1992).

You will remember her as Bruce Banners’ mother in the 2003 film the Hulk as Edith Banner, and Kelli Moltisanti in the HBO drama series The Sopranos. She was in the fourth season of  the AMC drama series Mad Men as Dr. Faye Miller, in which she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

She currently stars in the Netflix series Stranger Things as Karen Wheeler in a key recurring role, as has just been announced in a new recurring role as Gamemnae in the CW series Supergirl!

Do not miss your chance to meet Cara Buono right here in Augusta, Ga!

Foe a full list of TV and film credits see below courtesy of wikipedia.com

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Gladiator Dawn
1992 Waterland Judy Dobson
1994 The Cowboy Way Teresa Salazar
1995 Killer: A Journal of Murder Esther Lesser
1995 Kicking and Screaming Kate
1997 Made Men Toni-Ann Antonelli
1998 Next Stop Wonderland Julie
1998 River Red Rachel
1999 Man of the Century Virginia Clemens
1999 Two Ninas Nina Cohen
1999 Chutney Popcorn Janis
2000 Happy Accidents Bette
2000 Takedown Christina Painter
2000 Attention Shoppers Claire Suarez
2003 Hulk Edith Banner
2004 From Other Worlds Joanne Schwartzbaum
2006 Artie Lange’s Beer League Linda Salvo
2007 Cthulhu Dannie Marsh
2010 Betrayed Amy Waite Short film
2010 Stuff Madeline Short film
2010 Let Me In Owen’s mother
2012 The Discoverers Nell
2014 A Good Marriage Betty Pike
2015 Paper Towns Connie Jacobsen
2015 Half the Perfect World Sonia
2017 All Saints Aimee Spurlock
2018 Monsters and Men Stacey

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Dream Street Joann 2 episodes
1991 CBS Schoolbreak Special Abby Morris Episode: “Abby, My Love”
Nominated—Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special
1992 I’ll Fly Away Diane 3 episodes
1993 Tribeca Rose Polito Episode: “The Hopeless Romantic”
1993 Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story Tracey Lien Television film
1995 The Single Guy Christie Episode: “Tennis”
1996 New York Undercover Connie Episode: “A Time to Kill”
1996 Law & Order Shelly Taggert Episode: “Girlfriends”
1998 Law & Order Alice Simonelli Episode: “Punk”
1999 Deep in My Heart Young Gerry Cummins Television film
2001 Family Law Carly Hanson Episode: “Intentions”
2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Charlotte Fielding Episode: “Phantom”
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Tracy Logan Episode: “Chasing the Bus”
2003 Miss Match Michelle Schiff Episode: “The Love Bandit”
2004 Six Months to Live Alice Episode: “1.1”
2004–05 Third Watch Grace Foster 22 episodes
2006–07 The Sopranos Kelli Moltisanti 7 episodes
2007 Law & Order Attorney Shannon Episode: “Melting Pot”
2007 Queens Supreme Bettina Martinelli Episode: “That Voodoo That You Do”
2007 The Dead Zone Sheriff Anna Turner 6 episodes
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Rachel Zelinsky Episode: “Unorthodox”
2008 The Unquiet Julie Bishop Television film
2009 ER Lisa Salamunovich Episode: “And in the End…”
2009 NCIS Navy Cdr. Sarah Resnik Episode: “Power Down”
2010 Mad Men Faye Miller 10 episodes
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
2011 Brothers & Sisters Rose 3 episodes
2011 Hawaii Five-0 Agent Allison Marsh Episode: “Ho’opa’i”
2011 A Gifted Man Carol Gordan Episode: “In Case of Discomfort”
2012 Drew Peterson: Untouchable Kathleen Savio Television film
2013 Castle Siobhan O’Doul Episode: “The Wild Rover”
2013 The Good Wife Charlene Peterson Episode: “A More Perfect Union”
2014 The Carrie Diaries Penny Episode: “Hungry Like the Wolf”
2014 Elementary Sarah Cushing Episode: “Ears to You”
2014–15 Person of Interest Martine Rousseau 8 episodes
2015 The Mysteries of Laura Julia Davis Episode: “The Mystery of the Taken Boy”
2016–present Stranger Things Karen Wheeler Recurring role
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2016)
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2017)
2017 The Blacklist: Redemption Anna Copeland Episode: “Leland Bray”
2017 Bull Amaya Andrews Episode: “The Illusion of Control”
2018 The Romanoffs Debbie Newman Episode: “Bright and High Circle”
2019 Supergirl Gamemnae Recurring role[9]

SGT. SLAUGHTER

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We are proud to bring you in 2020 an icon and a legend, a U.S. Marine, A Real American Hero, Sgt. Slaughter, a WWE Hall of Fame member, WWF alumni, pro wrestler, and a living G.I. Joe, will be right here in Augusta June 27-28, 2020! He is greatly remembered for being on so many television sets entertaining via wrestling and a member of the G.I. Joe team in comics and on the classic Sunbow television series. He was also commissioner of the WWE! Don’t miss this rare chance to meet your hero right here in Augusta, GA!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BRIAN CUMMINGS

 

Brian Cummings is coming to the Augusta Toy and Comic Show 2020 in Augusta, GA, June 27-28, 2020! You’ll know Mr. Cummings from Duck Tales, Beauty and the Beast, G.I. Joe A Real American Hero, Transformers, the New Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo Show, the Jetsons, Pound Puppies, the Berenstein Bears, Spider-Man, the Jungle Book 2, and so many others!
Don’t miss your chance to meet this legend!
Mr. Cummings will be available for autographs and photos right here in Augusta, GA, at the all new Augusta Convention Center!
Presented by our friends 80’s Toys of Princeton WV. See their new storefront at 935 Mercer Street in beautiful Princeton, WV!

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LARRY HAMA

Larry Hama is an American comic-book writer, artist, actor, and musician who has worked in the fields of entertainment and publishing since the 1960s.

During the 1970s, he was seen in minor roles on the TV shows M*A*S*H and Saturday Night Live, and appeared on Broadway in two roles in the original 1976 production of Stephen Sondheim‘s Pacific Overtures.

He is best known to American comic book readers as a writer and editor for Marvel Comics, where he wrote the licensed comic book series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, based on the Hasbro toyline. He has also written for the series Wolverine, Nth Man: The Ultimate Ninja, and Elektra. He created the character Bucky O’Hare, which was developed into a comic book, a toy line and television cartoon.[1]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RON A. RUDAT

Ron A. Rudat designed every G.I. Joe character from 1981-1986 and has given his likeness to the character Leatherneck. Dusty, G.I. Joe desert trooper, is named after him. He created the Cobra sigil. Influential to the strongest and popular selling toy line, G.I. Joe. the world has ever seen! Don’t miss your chance to meet the legend here in Augusta! And don’t miss the Ron A. Rudat VIP experience only here in Augusta as we celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary with a special limited dinner, An Evening With The Rudats!!

For more information: http://www.3djoes.com/ron-rudat.html

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BOBBY VALA

Bobby Vala is an award winning toy design professional who has worked on some of the largest brands in the toy industry such as the Marvel Cinematic Universe & Legends as well as G.I. Joe. Bobby is in the process of launching his new toy company and will be excited to show his product at the Augusta Toy and Comic Show! Valaverse will be a 6 inch military line which will be unveiled in Augusta this June at our show. Come see the prototype paintmasters, grab an action force t-shirt, and meet the creator! For more information please visit https://valaverse.com

 

KICKLIY

Kickliy is an American born artist that lives in France. He ia a award winning artist and novelist known for such critically acclaimed works such as MUSNET and his newest work PERDY. He is also an avid GI Joe toy collector and works for Image Comics. This is a rare opportunity to meet him as he usually frequents the larger cons in San Diego and New York. He will have a full line of art for sale, be available for autographs, and a few yet to be announced surprises!

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ROBERT ATKINS

Robert Atkins is a professor at SCAD in Savannah GA. He is widely known for his work on IDW’s G.I. Joe comic series, and has done work for Marvel and DC Comics. He is an avid toy collector too. He will be available for commissions, and autographs. He will also have prints for sale! Come out early for the best selection!

CHAD BOWERS

Chad is the writer for such titles as Youngblood, Swordquest, Ash vs the Darkness, Deadpool Bad Blood, and X-Men 92. He is also working on a joint collaboration title for IDW Publishing and HASBRO. Come out and meet this amazing writer and get an autographed book!

TOM FEISTER

Tom Feister is an American comic book artist. He has been credited with many works at DC and Marvel Comics, but is widely known for his work on IDW’s G.I. Joe comic series. He is an avid G.I. Joe fan and known to many as a funny guy! He will be available to meet with his fans and will have prints for autographs and time for commissions too!

BRIAN SHEARER

Brian is an author and illustrator at IDWPUBLISHING. He is widely known for his work on IDW’s G.I Joe and Transformers series. He will available for commissions and have prints for autographs too! Come out and meet this fantasti

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Robert Carson has spent many hours preserving and cataloging the art of G.I. Joe. He collects these restored images into collectibles such as art prints and books. Come out and meet this historian of G.I. Joe and bring yourself a rare keepsake. Also check out their newest kickstarter on their website http://www.3djoes.com to support their newest projects!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAVIS HOLLOWAY

Travis is a local favorite around Augusta. He is the founder of the local writer and artists comic enthusiasts group CSRA Sequential Art Group. He has authored books such as Ground Zero Anthology. Be sure to come see him in Artists Alley II!

THE FINEST: A G.I. JOE COSTUME GROUP, SOUTHERN COMMAND GARRISON

Come see members of the local chapter of the Finest, a G.I. Joe costuming group! Take some pictures and get some autographs!

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HOODED COBRA COMMANDER 788

Meet YouTube sensation, HCC788 to Augusta GA! Inspiring collectors by reviewing past great toys that have influenced a generation! Be sure to come out and get an autograph!

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Images and videos courtesy of http://www.popculturehalloffame.com , http://www.3DJoes.com , Sgt, Slaughter, WWE.com, HASBRO, Sunbow, http://www.hisstank.com and Ron A. Rudat.

Biographies courtesy of Wikipedia.com and Google.com

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