July 2011 - The 2011 Canadian 80s Toy Expo is THIS SUNDAY, July 31st, at the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. FREE PARKING!
The show features dealers selling Super Heroes (Marvel, DC etc), Transformers (vintage and Japanese imports), Star Wars (new and vintage), GIJoe (vintage and modern), Wrestling, Masters of the Universe and tons of other Action Figures and collectibles. For more details go to the Canadian 80s Toy Expo website http://www.80stoyexpo.com/
The show features Canada's largest dealer room for 80s Toy releated merchandise, question and answer panels and autograph sessions with many special guests, a costume and customs contest and fan discussion panels.
GARRY CHALK - Optimus Primal from Beast Wars and Beast Machines plus Optimus Prime in Transformers Armada/Energon/Cybertron; Gristle, Metal-Head, Pathfinder, Shockwave, Cesspool, BIOK from G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero plus Lieutenant Stone in G.I. Joe Extreme; Man-At-Arm and Whiplash in He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2002) plus He-Man, Artilla, President Pell, Alcon, Sgt. Krone, Andros, Gross in The New Adventures of He-Man. His TV roles consist of Colonel Chekov in Stargate SG-1, Inspector Andrew Pawlachuk in Cold Squad, Lt. Walter Eastep in Dark Angel, Lt. Michael Oakes in The Killing and so much more. His move roles include The Fly II, Freddy vs. Jason, Deck the Halls, Watchmen and Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins.
SIMON FURMAN - The author of Marvel UK's Transformers series, Marvel US's Transformers issues 56-80 and Transformers Generation 2 comic, the Beast Wars cartoon episode Nemesis Part 2, the Dreamwave comics War Within, Armada and Energon, the Transformers: The Ultimate Guide and the first five Generation 1 mini-series for IDW as well as numerous Spotlight issues; Mr. Furman will be taking part in a Q&A panel and autograph sessions for the first time ever in Canada.
PAUL EIDING - The voice actor behind Perceptor in the original Transformers cartoon, Roy Campbell in the Metal Gear series, the narrator in Diablo, Judicator Aldaris in StarCraft, and Grandpa Max Tennyson in Ben 10.
SMITH HART - Former professional wrestler. He is the eldest child of Stu Hart and brother of Bret "The Hitman" Hart
501st CANADIAN GARRISON - Bring your camera for photo ops with Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Stormtroopers and more!
ONTARIO GHOSTBUSTERS - Bring your camera for photo ops with Ghostbusters replica costumed fans!
Plus artists Alex Milne, Matt Moylan, Marvin Mariano and Dan Khanna.