Meadowlark Comic Con Program

So this is the current times and events at Meadowlark Comic Con. now please keep in mind that these could change at any given time as well as the guest list. So please check the main website for updates (https://www.meadowlarkcomiccon.com/program).

PROGRAM

ARTIST ALLEY & VENDOR HALL open all day, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

VIDEO GAMES free play all day, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

UNICORN FUN by JenUwin, your local musical unicorn with moxie: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

LARP DEMOS by RU Ready LARP Group​: throughout the day

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS hosted by Raider D&D: all day, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

PROP DEMOS hosted by Knightingale Studios: throughout the day

CELEBRITY PANELS

             hosted and moderated by Hardly Heroes, the official podcast of Meadowlark Comic Con

11:00-11:45 How To Become A Marvel, DC Artist

Have you ever wanted to know what it takes to become an artist with the greats? Now is an opportunity to get great advice on breaking into the business and how Chris Marrinan and Matt Haley brought iconic heroes to life. This is a must see panel to learn and create magic, putting it all on paper and publishing it all for the world to see. Get a glimpse of working with the great editors in the comic book business.

12:00-12:45 Manos: The Hands of Fate

Join Jackie Neyman Jones as she walks you through the process of making the worst film in Hollywood history. Learn the backstory of the B movie cult classic and the hilarity behind MST3K and RiffTrax riffs, and the connection with Manos: The Hands of Fate.

1:00-1:45 Voices of Anime

The fascinating drama that goes with creating the voices of iconic anime characters and what it takes to get your foot in the door in voice acting. Legendary actors Keone Young and Joe Ochman will take you on that fascinating journey of voicing their characters, and giving their opinions on anime today and where the industry is heading into the future. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get Keone and Joe together to speak to the fans about voice acting.

2:00-2:45 Going Back to Lightspeed

Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue actors Alison MacInnis (Pink Ranger), and Sasha Craig (Yellow Ranger) come together to speak about the behind the scenes secrets of the Power Rangers franchise and the Lightspeed Rescue series.

3:00-3:45 Groovy Baby

Do we need to say more? Join the legendary Mindy Sterling (Frau Farbissina) of Austin Powers fame. Go behind the scenes of the infamous comedy Mike Myers series, and her other works.

COSPLAY CONTEST

4:00-4:45 Cosplay of Champions

The famous Cosplay Contest that is fun for the whole family. You will not want to miss all the action, fun, and excitement.

Adult Prizes (ages 16+):
First Place – $300.00 and an amazing trophy
Second Place – Forever Pass into all future comic cons produced by Colossus Girl Entertainment
Third Place Prize – Cool superhero swag

Children Prizes (ages 0-16):
First Place – $100.00
Second Place – Forever Pass into all future comic cons produced by Colossus Girl Entertainmen
Third Place – Fun swag

*Participation in the cosplay contest is FREE to all ticketed attendees.

**Special guests and vendors are not eligible to participate in the cosplay contest.

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Cosplay, LARP and Games At Meadowlark Comic Con

The Dark Empire

The Dark Empire is non-profit Star Wars dark side costuming club

Battlestar Odin

Battlestar Galactica fan club

U.S.S. Mjolnir

Star Trek costume club

RU Ready

Local LARP group

Raider D&D

Dungeons and Dragons Club at Southern Oregon University.

“Raider D&D” is a club created to provide the space and resources needed for students to participate in D&D and (other table top games) in person. The goal is to have a space that’s safe on campus for any interested students to come play or just watch if they prefer, at their leisure.

JenUwin

Your local musical unicorn with moxie!

Knightingale Studios

Local cosplay group. Fantasy, sci fi, comic and video game costumes and props.

Cadilina DeVille

Custom cars and cosplay.

TARDIS

by Girl-Cafe Productions, LLC

Live Action Meadowlark

Meadowlark is here!!!

Cosplaimee is a local girl of Medford who has brought her Cosplay talents to the Comic Con community with her talented work in design.

Look for her at Meadowlark Comic Con and welcome her to the Meadowlark Comic Con family.

Meadowlark Comic Con Guests!

SPECIAL GUESTS

Mindy Sterling

Mindy Sterling is known for her work on Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997). Her other film and television credits include Friends (1995), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Justice League Unlimited (2005), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2007), Robot Chicken (2006-2008), Chowder (2007-2010), Desperate Housewives (2010-2011), iCarly (2007-2012), The Legend of Korra (2012-2014), Minions (2015), Voltron (2017), and her Emmy-nominated performance in Con Man (2015-2017).

Alison MacInnis

Alison MacInnis is known for her work on Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue (2000), Power Rangers in 3D: Triple Force (2000), and Bewitched (2005). She has also credited with appearing in Power Rangers Mega Force (2014), Veronica Mars (2004), and Power Rangers Time Force. She will be joining us for a fun filled day and will be delighted to see everyone who attends.

Sasha Craig

Sasha Craig is best known for playing the Yellow Ranger in Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. Her other credits include Power Rangers in 3D, Darkwolf, and Tucker and Dale vs Evil. Sasha is excited to meet all the Power Rangers fans and excited to be coming to Medford for the first time in her career.

Keone Young

Keone Young was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is an actor, known for Men in Black 3 (2012), Crank (2006) and Crank: High Voltage (2009). His other credits include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2017), Star Wars Rebels (2015-2017), Kaijudo: Rise of The Duel Masters (2013), Sons of Anarchy (2013), True Blood (2013), Naruto: Shippûden (2012-2013), G.I. Joe: Renegades (2010), Deadwood (2004-2006), G.I. Joe (1985-1986), Transformers, and hundreds of other classic characters in film and television.

Joe Ochman

Joe Ochman has acted professionally in films, television, stage, commercials, video games, animation, anime and recorded books for over thirty years. Some of his most well known Anime credits include Gundam Origins, Mobile Suit Gundam F91, Patlabor 2 The Movie (1993), Cowboy Bebop, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, The Little Polar Bear, Digimon: Digital Monsters, Naruto, Duel Master, Bleach, Pokemon Origins,  and Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo as Softon.

His television credits include Blade the television show, Bones, Weeds, Seinfeld, CSI, House, Boston Legal, and Big Bad Beetleborgs. Joe has also voiced characters in several videos games just to name a few. Might and Magic IX, Shadow Hearts: Covenant, Red Dead Redemption, World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Diablo III, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Fallout 4. Joe is excited to be coming to Medford for the first time to meet and greet everyone.

Jackey Neyman Jones

It’s been called the “worst movie ever made”, and not only is Jackey Neyman Jones one of its last surviving actors, but she’s the only one willing to talk about it. 2016 marked the 50-year anniversary of the release of Manos: The Hands of Fate, a low-budget horror film considered by many to be the “barometer by which all bad  films are rated”. Six year old Jackey played Little Debbie, her father, Tom Neyman was The Master. Even her mom and dog were involved. After a November 1966 gala premiere, the film sank into the abyss of public domain and instant obscurity. But fate wasn’t done with Manos. In 1993 it achieved cult status after Comedy Central’s Mystery Science Theater 3000 dealt the riff treatment and introduced a whole new audience of cult film aficionados to the awkward ovie. Today, Jackey Neyman Jones, an artist, actress and producer, lovingly tends to the flame of Manos — with her behind-the-scenes book Growing up with Manos: The Hands of Fate co- authored by Laura Mazzuca Toops (foreword written by Joel Hodgson, creator of MST3K), and with her new sequel film in postproduction, Manos Returns.

Chris Marrinan

Chris Marrinan graduated from the Academy of Art in San Francisco, with a BFA in Illustration. He began his art career doing advertising illustration, but quickly gravitated toward comics. Beginning with small publishers Eclipse, and then Heroic Comics, he then began finding steady work with Marvel and DC Comics. Chris has drawn comics for many publishers over the years, including Dark Horse and Image Comics, where he created his own titles, HeadHunters, and Ms. Fortune.

Currently, Chris is working on projects with Dark Horse (creator-owned Mike Fortune), and Heroic Publications Legends of the Champions. Chris has also worked on classic titles like Excalibur, Wonder Woman, Nova, and many more.

Matt Haley

Most recently the artist for the Gotham TV series on FOX, Matt Haley has been illustrating hit graphic novels for Marvel and DC Comics for years on characters ranging from The Defenders (Marvel) to Superman (DC Comics) and has worked with comics icon Stan Lee on the feature documentary Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fans Hope and shows like Who Wants to be a Superhero? for NBC/Universal as well as numerous other projects with Mr. Lee. He also illustrated Wonder Woman ’77 and just completed a Superman/Wonder Woman teamup story with fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier.

Blacky Shepherd

Blacky Shepherd is a renowned artist who brought Dynamites Voltron comic book to life. Blacky is also known for his work on the comic book Pumpkinhead.

Meadowlark Comic Con Brings Pop Culture Celebrities to Medford

Meadowlark Comic Con, a pop culture and comic convention, comes to Ramada Medford Hotel and Convention Center May 12th, 2018, and brings an array of celebrity guests from different genres of entertainment.

Rogue Valley fans will have a rare opportunity to meet Mindy Sterling, known for her role as Frau Farbissina in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers in Goldmember and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. Mindy Sterling’s film and television credits also include Friends, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Justice League Unlimited, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Robot Chicken, Desperate Housewives, iCarly, The Legend of Korra, Minions, Voltron, and her Emmy-nominated performances in Con Man and Secs and Execs.
Mindy Sterling will be joined by Keone Young, who has hundreds of on-screen and voice over credits to his name including Men in Black 3, Crank, Crank: High Voltage, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars Rebels, Kaijudo: Rise of The Duel Masters, Sons of Anarchy, True Blood, Naruto: Shippûden, G.I. Joe: Renegades, Deadwood , G.I. Joe and Transformers.
Anime fans will be treated to meet and greet with Joe Ochman, who gave his voice to characters in Gundam Origins, Mobile Suit Gundam F91, Patlabor 2 The Movie, Cowboy Bebop, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, The Little Polar Bear, Digimon: Digital Monsters, Naruto, Duel Master, Bleach, Pokemon Origins, and Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo.
Also appearing at Meadowlark Comic Con are Alison MacInnis (Pink Ranger) and Sasha Craig (Yellow Ranger) from Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue, as well as Jackey Neyman Jones who starred in the cult classic that many label as the ‘worst movie ever made’ — Manos: The Hands of Fate.
Comic book aficionados will have a chance to get commissions and sketches from renowned comic book artists: Chris Marrinan who worked on classic titles like Excalibur, Wonder Woman, Nova, Doctor Strange, Matt Haley whose credits include The Defenders, Superman, Wonder Woman ’77, and Blacky Shepherd who brought Dynamites Voltron comic book to life.
Attendees will also be able to shop from various exhibitors and local creators, play video games and Dungeons and Dragons, take pictures with the Tardis, meet local cosplayers and fan groups, attend celebrity guest panels, and compete in a cosplay contest for a trophy and a cash prize.
Show open 10 am – 5 pm at Ramada Medford Hotel and Convention Center Saturday, May 12th, 2018. All ages are welcome. Tickets available online at www.meadowlarkcomiccon.com and at Rogue City Comics on downtown Medford (adult 12+ $10, kids 5-12 $5, kids under 5 y.o. free) or at the door (adult 13+ $15, kids 5-12 $8, kids under 5 y.o. free).