In less than a month, Awesome Con will invade Indianapolis with its own brand of pop culture convention awesomeness. Awesome Con is organized by a devoted staff of pop culture fans and that is evidenced by their guest list. I realize that all cons say "there's something here for everyone," but for Awesome Con this really is the case. We've highlighted a few of their awesome guests below:
- Alan Tudyk is known as the loyal and lovable "Wash" on Firely and Serenity, but over the last decade his career has exploded all over television, movies and animation. In 2004 he starred in I,Robot and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. Besides time on the big screen, he was busy providing a variety of voices in Ice Age and Ice Age 2 and Halo 3. Mr. Tudyk also had a recurring role on V, the television series. On the big screen, Tudyk played Tucker, a simple man who was innocently trying to save a group of teenagers in Tucker & Dale vs. Evil. His voice work credits include work in Phineas and Ferb, Young Justice, Wreck-it Ralph, Injustice: Gods Among Us, and Frozen. You can hear him in the upcoming animated film Big Hero 6.
- Adam West and Burt Ward - Holy Autograph Opportunity! Batman and Robin will both be in Indianapolis. Both actors made an undeniable contribution to television superheroes with their roles in Batman in the 1960's. Both continue to do voice work, Adam West most notably in Family Guy and The Simpsons.
- Kristin Bauer Van Straten - After ending her reign recently as everyone's favorite vampire on True Blood, Kristin is going on to bring back her character of Maleficent this season on Once Upon A Time.
- Jewel Staite - Known across the universe as mechanic Kaylee Frye from Firefly and Serenity, Jewel has also had recurring roles on Stargate: Atlantis and The Killing. Guest roles include Warehouse 13 and Supernatural, just to name a few.
- Kevin Sorbo, star of Hercules and Andromeda will be in attendance. Sorbo has also had a successful career portraying video game characters in Mortal Combat 4 and God of War.
- The Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers - Karan Ashley (the Yellow Ranger) and David Yost (the Blue Ranger) will both be in Indianapolis.
- Jim Calafiore has worked for Valiant, Marvel and DC during his successful career as an artist in comics. Mr. Calafiore has worked on Aquaman, Batman, Secret Six, Green Lantern. and the Kickstarter funded project, Leaving Megaloplis.
- The Walking Dead - Come meet some of your favorite WD cast members. Jose Cantillo (Caesar) and Daniel Thomas May (Allen) will both make an appearance at Awesome Con Indianapolis.
Be sure to check out all of their guests. Awesome Con will be held October 3-5 in Indianapolis at the Indiana Convention Center. Along with their impressive line up of guests, Awesome Con will also have panel discussions, artists, exhibitors and kids activities. And don't miss Awesome Con Milwaukee November 21st - 23rd.