Monthly Archives: July 2015

Meet AMA-Con 2015 Artist Andrea Smotherman of NerdyFoxx Studios

NerdyFoxx

Come by and check out the fun and fabulous creations of NerdyFoxx Studios. We’re all about fun and fandom and we do our best when it comes our items. We offer a variety of handmade crafts such as coasters, plushies and art prints. We also offer Cosplay Sketches and Commissions!

Check out NerdyFoxx Studios on Facebook at facebook.com/nerdyfoxxstudios

Meet AMA-Con Vendor Ideas Are Bulletproof Studios

 

Ideas Are Bulletproof Studios

A word from Cody McGehee of Ideas Are Bulletproof Studios:

“Amarillo’s only multiplatform production company. Interested in YouTube, Twitch or Cosplay? How about being acting, directing, or even being a photographer? Ideas are Bulletproof Studios Network is a place for you. Always on the move making short films, YouTube shows, live streaming and working with models, we focus on the fact that no idea is stupid and with hard work and persistence that anything is possible. Ideas are Bulletproof Studios Network’s work has been seen in over 100 different countries and has an accumulative time of 150 hours of content. Some of our shows include; The Unboxing with Corey and Ziggy – a collaborated show with one of the founding fathers of The Swarm along with, The Talk – Podcast, The Creative Crew, Jump Start – Entertainment Update, and soon to be much, much more. Join us as we bring one of the best in cosplay this year to Ama-Con, Kaia Cosplay, and get a chance to get your photo taken by one of our professional photographers.

We are also going to be present at RTX 2015 this year follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/IdeasAreBulletproofStudios and see what’s all happening in Austin, TX.

For those interested in joining our team you can email us at info@iabstudios.net

Kaia Cospaly

AMA-Con 2015 Cosplay Contest Schedule

 

Cosplay Contest Schedule – Saturday, August 1st

TIME TITLE LOCATION
12 NOON Kids Cosplay Contest(12 and younger) Regency Room
2 PM Comics Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room
3:45 PM Steampunk Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room
5:30 PM Anime Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room

 

 

 

Cosplay Contest Schedule – Sunday, August 2nd

TIME TITLE LOCATION
1 PM Gaming Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room
3 PM SciFi Cosplay Contest(13 and over) Regency Room

 

 

If you would like to download the schedule as a PDF, please click the following link: AMA-Con 2015 Cosplay Contest Schedule.

 

You may still register online for the cosplay contest via the Registration link above, or you may register onsite 15 minutes before the start of the competition.

Meet AMA-Con 2015 Vendor Lady Callista’s Wondernarium and Steampunk Bazaar

We offer a large variety of steampunk and geekery designed to delight a wide audience. Our goods include a variety of pop culture references in the form of art canvases, jewelry, and home decor. We also offer steampunk costume pieces such as mock weapons, googles, jewelry, clothing. Last but certainly not lease, we take custom orders for any of the afformentioned items.

 

For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/LadyCallistas

Meet AMA-Con 2015 Vendor Stagholm of The Noblesse Oblige Society

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Stagholm is a chapter of The Noblesse Oblige Society, a Medieval recreation group. The group recreates all aspects of European Medieval culture from 800AD to 1600AD. The Noblesse Oblige Society is based out of White Deer, Texas.

So, come and sit around a fire with us. Have a flagon of mead while the drummers play, and the bard tells a tale. Join us at a sumptuous feast table, as the musicians play, and laughter rolls across the hall. Stand victorious over your foe, then raise a tankard with them at your camp as you swap tales. Cheer as a friend is surprised and called up in court to be honored by the Prince. Romance, chivalry, honor, and courtesy call. Come and create your own legend!

Meet AMA-Con 2015 Artist Thomas Clemmons of Robot Friday

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Thomas Clemmons is the creator of the webcomic Robot Friday that can be found on his website at www.robotfriday.com with new updates every Tuesday and Thursday.

Thomas has been a professional graphic designer and production artist for almost two decades. He has filled many roles in the print design world including graphic designer, illustrator, pre-press production artist and ink mixer for textile printing.

Robot Friday began in May of 2009 and currently boasts over 400 archived and ongoing strips.

Thomas has also self published five print compilations of Robot Friday comic strips as well as created a design-your-own superhero drawing system called, Design-A-Super. Thomas has a new Youtube drawing channel found at www.robotfridaysketchcast.com from which he teaches the basics of drawing and discusses the path he took into the webcomic business.

He is also a podcaster, co-hosting the weekly podcast Dorkclub Podcast at www.dorkclubpodcast.com. The Dorkclub Podcast can be seen live each Saturday at 11 PM CST on the Dorkclub Podcast Google+ channel.

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Meet AMA-Con 2015 Vendor “The Swarm”

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Join The Swarm as they take on AMA-Con 2015! Corey, Ryan, Brandon, and more will be live in person and challenging you in all their favorite games! If you happen to beat them (which, let’s be honest, you will) you’ll be awarded with exclusive merchandise, free games, or even some free time on Xbox Live and Playstation Plus, on the house!

They’ll also be hosting the first ever “Swarm Recharge Center”, where you can take a moment and relax to recharge your phone’s batteries, as well as your own. With over 2,600 hours of content watched in 200 countries, The Swarm is focused on bringing laughs and entertainment to you through YouTube, Twitch, iTunes, and more!

Visit The Swarm at www.swarm.buzz to learn more!

Meet AMA-Con Artist Greg Harms of Third Empire Studios

Dead Zone Rage Machine - Greg Harms and Roman Morales

Greg Harms began self-publishing comics in the late eighties (titles such as: The Agenda, Kangaroo Court, SEAL, and more) and since then has owned, edited, illustrated, published, and sold anything that could be put on paper (including owning and operating a tourism paper, editing a local paper and working as a graphic designer at Hastings Entertainment). In 2006, Greg joined Third Empire Studios with Roman Morales, III to work on properties such as Lynch Mob (originally published in the 90’s from Chaos Comics), MidKnights, and a bazillion dinosaurs that Roman can’t stop drawing. The artist/inker/colorist team has worked together on 10th Muse 800 from Bluewater Productions and Kord and Harley from Arcana Comics. Greg also inked Jonathan Rector’s (JAR) pages for Kord and Harley from Arcana.

Roman and Greg have also done numerous pinups (including several inks that Greg has done with the Capstone Comics (CCP) crew and pinups in the Atland comic by Nate Piekos) and numerous trading cards. He is currently working on his creator-owned titles Parlay, Casting Lots, Alien Skies, and Control Syndicate, as well as an anthology for 7th Wave Comics called Undertow and Station 39 with CCP over Matt Campbell’s pencils. Greg, along with writer Kristi Harms, over the pencils of Roman Morales, III, published issue #1 of a steampunk detective comic called Modus Operandi and a children’s book called Lola and Bernice. Lola and Bernice #1 was published in 2013 and issue #2 will be done in 2015. Greg also sculpts, does watercolors, digitally colors and oil/acrylic paints. Greg lives in the Texas panhandle with his wife, Kristi and 2 children, Sarah and Nathan. He can be reached at ghosthillgh@yahoo.com and his work can be seen at http://www.facebook.com/gharms.

 

Self-published work include:1988-2015; The Agenda, Kangaroo Court, SEAL, Alien Skies, Control Syndicate, Lynch Mob, MidKnights, Parlay, Casting Lots, Modus Operandi, Lola and Bernice, and Bok-Lok the Bad.

Published work includes:

  • Atland # 6 by Nate Piekos from Blambot, Pinup inks and colors, 2007.
  • Reeper+Destroyer from Vengeance Studio, cover/pinup Inks, sequential colors, graphic and logo design, 2007.
  • Atland # 8 by Nate Piekos from Blambot, Pinup inks and colors, 2008.
  • Hellgirl Sketchbook from Blueline/Sketch Magazine, pinup inks, 2008.
  • Johnny Saturn Pinup Gallery from Story Studios, pinup inks, 2008.
  • 10th Muse 800 issues 800-803 from Bluewater Productions, sequential inks, 2009.
  • One Way Trip from Capstone Comics Publishing, cover inks, 2010.
  • Pinpoint #1 from Big Dog Ink, fill-in inks pgs 20-25, 2010.
  • Pinpoint #3 from Big Dog Ink, cover inks, 2010.
  • Undertow #1-#5 from 7th Wave Comics, cover colors, back cover inks and colors, sequential story and logo/graphic design, 2010-2015.
  • Freshmen Orientation college textbook from Robot Cowboy Studios, sequential inks issue #2-#5, 2010.
  • Kord and Harley #3-#4 and BRN from Arcana Comics, cover (#3-#6) and sequential inks, TBA.
  • Bad Moon from Markosia Enterprises, sequential inks, TBA.
  • Father Faust #1-#3 from CCP, sequential inks, 2014-2015.
  • Repoman from EGA Productions, graphic design, inks,and colors.  2014.
  • Rooferman from EGA Productions, graphic design, inks,and colors.  2015.
  • Miscellaneous work in the movie and music industries (comic book art as props, and CD covers.) 2009-2010.