If you find yourself in the Atlanta area this weekend, or plan in to be in Georgia, make sure to head out to the Joelanta and The Great Atlanta Toy Convention being held this weekend, March 10th through the 12th. There’s definitely something for everyone at the show and it’s one you won’t want to miss. Admission to Convention is only $10 per day for adults and $8 per day for kids. You’ll definitely want to check out the Joelanta and The Great Atlanta Toy Convention website for yourself, but here’s a brief snapshot of what attendees can expect –
Special Guests – GI Joe Real American Hero creator Larry Hama will be available for autographs, special commissions or to just hang out and talk. Larry will also be making a presentation on Sequential Storytelling.
Panels – 2016 showcased some great panels and 2017 will be no different. Some panelists will come back for an update or different take on the genre while other completely new topics will be presented. Panels will include:
- Falcon/Estrela – LoucoPorBonecos
- Marx Toys – Classic Recasts
- The Walking Dead- Mike Gardner/Mel Larch
- Favorite Childhood Toys- El Phantasmas
- GI Joe RAH – Larry Hama
- Transformers- Rob Springer, Brian Kilby & Dusty Griffin
- Monster Toys – Clay Sayre
- Challenges of Vintage Collecting – RetroBlasting
- Collecting Mego – Earth Station One
- Super Joe – Steve Stovall
There’s also contests and of course, Vendors! Many HissTank.com forum members will be in attendance. Will you? Sound off after the break!