JoeFest is an experience at the Augusta Toy and Comic Show that features the world of G.I. Joe action figures and toys. This year’s show will feature one of a kind exclusive toys created by some of the world’s best toy customizers. We also will have G.I. Joe artists and vendors from around the country. Please check here regularly as we will keep you informed on our latest news and notes.
JOEFEST EXCLUSIVE APPAREL
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JOEFEST GUESTS AND VENDORS
The legend is coming to Augusta! Meet Comics legend Larry Hama author of G.I. Joe A Real American Hero!
JoeFest Toy & Comic Show is proud to present Sgt. Slaughter this June 21-22, 2019! Please welcome this WWE Hall of Fame member and this toy icon to Augusta, GA.
Dr. Mindbender is coming to JoeFest 2020 in Augusta, GA, June 27-28, 2020! Brian Cummings is his name and you better do as he commands! You’ll also know Mr. Cummings from Duck Tales, Beauty and the Beast, 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!
RON A. RUDAT
The designer behind the Cobra sigil and so many of your favorite classic characters, Ron A. Rudat, will be right here in Augusta!
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 Joefest! Valaverse is a 6 inch military inspired toy line. Meet the Valaverse creator, grab an Action Force t-shirt, and see the prototype paintmasters for the first time right here in Augusta! For more information see their website at https://valaverse.com
Below is a link to Just Another GI Joe Show featuring Bobby Vala and his latest on his new endeavors.
GI Joe Sierra Muerte by Idw Publishing is at your local comic shop now! Don’t miss the newest storyline for GI Joe!! And contributing author Chad Bowers will be in attendance next June 21-22, 2019 in Augusta GA at JoeFest Toy and Comic Show! Chad Bowers is a writer from South Carolina. His credits include the fan-favorite Marvel Comics series X-MEN ’92, INFINITY COUNTDOWN DARKHAWK, and the original graphic novel DEADPOOL: BAD BLOOD. He’s worked for Oni Press, Dynamite Entertainment, IDW, BOOM Studios, and is currently writing INFINITY WARS: SLEEPWALKER (Marvel), YOUNGBLOOD: BLOOD WARS (Image Comics), and some other stuff that doesn’t have “WARS” in the title. He is also contributing on this newest GI Joe comic book , where he explores Larry Hama’s classic ARAH series and interviews the legend himself! Don’t miss Chad when he comes to town!
Joining us for our third annual convention for the first time is superstar artist Rod Whigham!!
Mr. Whigham has an incredible talent for depicting real life actors through comic art. He has many covers to his resume and is is the interior artist for many issues of the GI Joe ARAH comic book!
He has also worked on many of the industry’s largest comic series including Doc Savage, Flash, Star Trek, Punisher, Betty & Veronica, the Phantom, Transformers, and many more!
Anthony is the mastermind behind many of your favorite JoeFest packages and artwork. Come to the exclusives table to secure a limited JoeFest art print autographed by Anthony himself ! Check schedule for autograph times.
JAMES KAVANAUGH JR.
JoeFest Toy & Comic Show is excited to share that Joe author James Kavanaugh Jr. of R.A.H.C. Guide is bringing his knowledge and full filled enthusiasm to Augusta! Mr. Kavanaugh details every generation of 3 3/4 to 4 inch action figures and their accessories! Come on out and grab a book and an autograph and share your knowledge with him!
Robert Atkins is an accomplished G.I. Joe artist at IDW Publishing and is an avid toy collector too. Come out early and get a sketch and an autographed print too!
Brian is an accomplished G.I. Joe artist for IDW PUBLISHING and will have a much anticipated cover of G.I. JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO issue number 250, released 3/28/18. We will have a limited number of this issue enable for purchase. Get it autographed! Brian will be available for commissions and have prints for autographs too!
Tom is an artist at IDW Publishing and is a huge fan of G.I. Joe. He will talk for hours about G.I. Joe with you! Come out early for the best selection and get an autographed print!
JASON MARK SOBOL
Jason Mark Sobol is a freelance artist at Marvel and a collector of G.I. Joe toys . He will be available for commissions and have prints for autographs too!
Kickliy is traveling to us from France with some of the best Joe art you have ever seen. Using watercolors, inks and other paints he creates a one of a kind artwork. He also is an award winning graphic novelist for Image Comics!
Amber is an aspiring comic artist who draws G.I. Joe. She is an Instagram sensation! Come out early for a sketch and get her autograph too!
Robert Carson is bringing his catalogs and posters to JoeFest! He spends many hours creating high quality restoration to all the past GI Joe art prints and packaging and catalogs them in prints and books. You won’t want to miss him in our area! For more information please go to http://www.3djoes.com
ROMA supplies modern and vintage figures and vehicles. They also are an exclusive dealer for BOSS FIGHT STUDIOS figures and toys. For more information please go to http://www.romacollectibles.com
MARAUDER GUN RUNNERS
Marauder “Gun-Runners” will be in Augusta! And new for 2020! An exclusive figure just for JoeFest! Official MGR team members MJ Sullivan, Marauder John, Marauder Miles, and Marauder Paul will be on hand with geared up Marauder Task Force figures and accessories! Please stop by and say hello! For more information please go to http://www.marauderinc.com
THE TOY DEPARTMENT
JoeFest Toy & Comic Show is proud to announce Chris Neal and his The Toy Department will be in Augusta Ga!
Chris and his team is known for a huge selection, and great prices on the best GI Joe collectibles!
Please visit their storefront in Fairfield, OH, and on social media at Facebook, Instagram, and eBay too!!!
HOODED COBRA COMMANDER 788
A YouTube sensation, meet the man behind the reviews!
DIO WARRIORS STORE
We are excited to bring diowarriors.com and diowarriorsstore.com to our convention June 27-28, 2020 in Augusta Ga!
Looking to create your own toy line without outsourcing to China, and want to do a smaller supply run? Diowarriors.com can do that for you! A long standing reputable toy business, they have the expertise to help you achieve your dreams!
Looking for one of a kind models and toys to create that one unique dream diorama? Diowarriorsstore.com has everything you need to enhance your collection! From small objects like kitchen accessories, to larger items like furniture, your diorama will be the envy of all collectors!
Check out there two websites diowarriorsstore.com and diowarriors.com and on Facebook at DioWarriors.com and DioWarriors Store today!
THE FINEST: A GI JOE COSTUMING CLUB
Don’t miss what’s shaping up to be THE premier G.I. Joe event of 2020.
Finest members from around the country will converge at JoeFest Toy & Comic Show! Be sure to stop by the Finest booth and help us raise money for K9s For Warriors!
VENOMOUS SEA SERPENT
Mr. Garcia and his team are bringing the largest fan made aircraft carrier into production and into your home! Offered for the first time are the bridge kits and will be here at JoeFest!