April 10th, 2008 07:22 EST
Florida Supercon (FSC) conjures up an impressive line-up of stars
Florida Supercon (FSC) conjures up an impressive line-up of stars for the 2008 show including celebrities from Harry Potter, Avatar, Thundercats, Jem, Adult Swim, Marvel, DC & more! Florida Supercon is taking over the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort, a location three times larger than last years and will fill every square foot with SuperCon fun May 23-25, 2008! The show launches with the opening ceremonies Friday evening May 23 at 5:00pm and continues almost around the clock through Sunday, May 25 at 6:00pm.
Florida Supercon is thrilled to announce the latest guests to be added to the event, including a 4th Harry Potter superstar.
* DEVON MURRAY: Devon Murray is the promising young Irish actor best known for his roles as Seamus Finnegan in the Harry Potter films. His acting career began in the film “This is my Father“which opened the door to an abundance of opportunities on the big screen. “Angela’s Ashes“ closely followed by “Yesterday’s Children” increased Devon’s worldwide recognition, paving the way to his role of Seamus Finnegan in the “Harry Potter” series, which has taken the world by storm.
* WITHERWINGS: The Wizard Rock movement is invading FSC and Witherwings is helping to lead the charge. Witherwings will be one of the headlining bands for Friday night’s Wizard Rock Ball. More info and select songs can be found at www.myspace.com/witherwingswrock
* RALPH CABRERA: An accomplished comic book artist, Ralph’s credits include Adventures of the X-Men, Alpha Flight, Amazing Spider-Man, Conan, Quasar, Silver Surfer, Venom and more! Ralph can be found on the internet at www.ralphcabrera.com
Florida Supercon is a convention for comic book, anime, animation, sci-fi, fantasy and manga fans taking place May 23 - 25, 2008 at The Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort in Weston, FL. (Just outside of Fort Lauderdale). The show will include celebrity guests, artists, writers, vendors, industry guests, Q&A's, parties, costume contests, anime programming, manga, cosplay, workshops, panels, cosplay photo shoots and more! The current guest list for FSC includes:
* James and Oliver Phelps: Harry Potter superstars! James and Oliver are best known for their roles as Fred and George Weasly.
* Stanislav Ianevski: Harry Potter superstar! Stanislav is best known for his role as Viktor Krum, as well as starring in Hostel 2.
* Carmine Infantino: Comic Book Legend. Former President and Publisher of DC Comics. Creator of the silver age Flash. Legendary artist of Batman, The Flash, Superman, Star Wars and more!
* Dan Slott: Superstar Comic Book writer. Dan's credits include She Hulk, Avengers: The Initiative, Ren & Stimpy, and is the new writer of The Amazing Spider-Man.
* Grey Delisle: Superstar Voice Actress. Grey is well known for her work in Avatar: The Last Airbender (Princess Azula), The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy (Mandy), Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (Yumi),
Scooby Doo (Daphne), Star Wars: Clone Wars (Padme Amidala), Ultimate Avengers (The Wasp) and The Fantastic Four (Invisible Woman).
* Georges Jeanty: Superstar Comic Book artist of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, plus: Gambit, Weapon X & more!
* Kyle Baker: Superstar Cartoonist. Credits include: Plastic Man, Why I Hate Saturn, You Are Here, Truth and King David.
* Richard Epcar: Superstar Voice Actor. Ghost in the Shell (Batou), Robotech (Ben Dixon, Lunk), Transformers: Robots in Disguise (Armorhide), Bleach (Zangetsu, Mr. Kagine), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and more!
* Dick Giordano: Comic Book Legend and Superstar. DC Comics, Charlton Comics, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Supergirl.
* Ellyn Stern: Superstar Voice Actress. Star of Bleach (Masaki Kurosaki), Ghost in the Shell (Haraway), Armitage III.
* Alex Saviuk: Comic Book Legend and Superstar. Web of Spider-Man, X-Files, Action Comics, Superman, Amazing Spider-Man.
* Peelander-Z: Superstar Japanese Action Comic Punk Band.
* DJ Heavygrinder: Superstar DJ direct from L.A.
* Tadahisa Yoshida: Visual Kei and JRock superstar.
* Monkey Woman: Star of Stan Lee’s “Who Wants to be a Superhero”.
* Mark Sparacio: Superstar Artist. Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, Jonah Hex, Liberty Girl.
* Dana Snyder: Superstar Voice Actor. Star of Aqua Teen Hunger Force (Master Shake), The Venture Bros., Squidbillies and Gazpacho.
* Sophie Mcnutt: Industry Guest. Funimation's Operation Anime Co-ordinator.
* Allen Bellman: Golden Age Comic Book Legend. Captain America, The Patriot, Let's Play Detective, Human Torch, Sub-Mariner.
* Chickenbox!: The punk rock live action animation band.
* Terry Cronin & Pat Martin: Independent Comic Book creators. Students of the Unusual.
* Select Start: The Classical Music Video Game Band.
& dozens more!
The new location for FSC is The Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Resort, 250 Raquest Club Road, Weston FL. 33326. The Bonaventure has over 60,000 square feet of total convention space and is three times the size of Florida Supercon's last location. Information on the Resort can be found at
The convention hours of operation are:
FRIDAY, MAY 23: 5:00PM - 2:00AM
SATURDAY, MAY 24: 11:00AM - 2:00AM
SUNDAY, MAY 25: 11:00AM - 6:00PM
For immediate release
Press contact (s): Mike Broder (954) 882-2950