Amazicon is in it’s 6th year and ready to bring you another top notch con experience! Vendors of all collectible types, Celebrity Guests, Movie cars and so much more all under the quality hotel roof of the Doubletree Hotel!
Just some of the guests include:
“NOVA” from Planet of the Apes!
Linda Melson Harrison (born July 26, 1945) is an American television and film actress, and director and producer, who is internationally renowned for her role as Nova, Charlton Heston’s mute mate in the classic science fiction film Planet of the Apes (1968) and the first sequel, Beneath the Planet of the Apes; she also had a cameo in Tim Burton’s 2001 remake of the original. She was a regular cast member of the 1969-70 NBC television series Bracken’s World. She was the second wife of film producer Richard D. Zanuck (Jaws, Cocoon, Driving Miss Daisy, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory); her youngest son is producer Dean Zanuck (Road to Perdition, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory).
“ALMA” Battle for the Planet of the Apes & “Elaan” STAR TREK!
France Nuyen was born in Marseille, France. Her mother was French and her father was Vietnamese. During World War II, she began studying art and became an artist’s model. In 1955, while working as a seamstress, Nuyen was discovered on the beach by Life photographer Philippe Halsman. She was featured on the cover of the October 6, 1958, issue of Life. She became a motion picture actress in 1958. In her first role, she played Liat, daughter of “Bloody Mary” (played by Juanita Hall) in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. Later that year, she was cast in the lead role of the Broadway play The World of Suzie Wong, opposite William Shatner. She was originally cast to star in the film adaptation of The World of Suzie Wong, but was replaced by Nancy Kwan. She worked with William Shatner again in a third-season episode of Star Trek, playing the title character Elaan of Troyius (1968); and in an episode of Kung Fu (1974). Nuyen appeared in films including The Last Time I Saw Archie (1961) Satan Never Sleeps (1962), A Girl Named Tamiko (1962), Diamond Head (1963), Dimension 5 (1966), Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973) and The Joy Luck Club (1993). In 1978, she guest-starred with Peter Falk and Louis Jourdan in the Columbo episode “Murder Under Glass”. In 1986, she joined the cast of St. Elsewhere as Dr. Paulette Kiem, remaining until the series ended in 1988. Her last known credit is for the romantic drama The American Standards (2008).
Josh “TKO” Turner
Walking Dead “Saviour” Badass!
Josh Turner was a small town kid, born in Bedford, Indiana. Josh grew up with one dream on his mind, and that was to become a Wrestler. Josh had made this his focus his whole life, and knew what he wanted to do since he was a small child. Josh made sure to follow that dream, moving out at age 18 where he began his journey to make his dream come true. Josh moved to Louisville, Kentucky Where he began Training & Wrestled for the Former WWE Training Camp Ohio Valley Wrestling. Josh left OVW after suffering a injury and having to take some time off from wrestling, where he then went on to wrestle at many other major Wrestling Promotions through out the USA. Josh found himself on the West Coast of the Country, where he met up with some great people. Such as Legendary Actor Jesse Vint, where Josh decided to take a step into the acting world. Josh is now working on different projects and following his passion and dreams in being a Actor and Wrestler.
Nicole Lombardi is a Bucks County, PA writer, illustrator and graphic designer. Her novels and short stories from Idrambol Press can be found in print and digital form on Amazon (under the name N.M. Lombardi). Her stories range in genre from science fiction (GLITCH, THE GOLDEN HOUR, EVE) to supernatural (TWIN BROOKS, AUTUMN MOON, CURIOSITY) and from dramatic slice-of-life (REGULAR) to fairy tales and fantasy (THE TRUE HEART). Nicole’s comic book work was published in HEY KIDS: SUPERHEROES (GrayHaven Comics). Nicole will be selling her novels, original art and prints and will be doing custom artwork/commissions. Nicole’s website is www.autumnheart.net.
W.P. Rigler resides in the historic town of Havre de Grace, Maryland, where he has guided ghost tours as well as pursuing his interests in the paranormal, writing and filmmaking. He has completed courses at the New York Film Academy and the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland. His interest in films is wide ranging, from German silent expressionist films like The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, to modern British dramas. He has made several brief inhuman appearances in local low-budget films, such as a zombie in Trailer Park of the Living Dead from Stormbringer Productions and a vampire in Mortal from Trinka Five Films. Such supernatural creatures often pop up in his books. His first book, Summoned Secrets, is a collection of short stories and poetry that encompasses such genres as suspense, horror, and fantasy.
DC Comics, Image Comics and more!
Mark is a comic book writer/children’s book author who has worked for DC Comics, Image Comics and Arcana Studio. He is best known for his children’s book series, A CAT NAMED HAIKU, which was nominated for Best Single Issue Story in the 2011 Eagle Awards. It was recently adapted as an animated short for Top Buzz starring DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’s Kiefer O’Reilly as Haiku and Mark as Haiku’s owner. He co-wrote SAVAGE HAWKMAN for DC Comics during the New 52. He relaunched Rob Liefeld’s AVENGELYNE at Image Comics in 2011. Once it finished publication, AVENGELYNE ran as an acclaimed webcomic series at Keenspot.com where it amassed a readership over 500,000. Some of Mark’s other credits include Image Comics’ BRIGADE and Arcana Studio’s KONI KONFIDENTIAL. His latest book, an all ages, horror graphic novel, PIZZA TREE, was co-written with his 7 year old son, Chase.