Representatives from World Events Productions, Harmony Gold and Dynamite Entertainment will be at New York Comic Con to discuss a comic featuring two of the localizations that helped introduced Americans to mecha anime. Voltron (Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV) and Robotech (Macross,Genesis Climber Mospeada, and Super Dimension Century Southern Cross) meet in the series, co-written by Tommy Yune, set to be released by Dynamite comics starting in December.
The project will be discussed at NYCC Friday October 11th at 11:00 a.m. in Room 1A14 with representatives:
Jeremy Corray – Voltron Creative Director
Tommy Yune – Creative Director
Bob Koplar – Vice President, World Events Productions
Kevin McKeever – Vice President of Marketing for Robotech
Joseph Rybandt – Senior Editor, Dynamite Comics
“Voltron fans at New York Comic Con have always shown us tremendous amount of love and enthusiasm,” commented WEP's Jeremy Corray. “This opportunity to form up with our friends at Harmony Gold for the first ever Robotech / Voltron crossover panel has been a pop-culture event years in the making that fans of classic '80s cartoons, anime, and giant robots won't want to miss. Fans planning their panel hits should mark it down now.”
"Robotech and Voltron share many common roots as two of the best known series in anime history,” said Tommy Yune, Creative Director, Harmony Gold. “We're thrilled to be a part of this exciting project with our colleagues from World Events Productions."
In addition to the Robotech / Voltron Crossover panel on Friday, fans can also catch the annual Robotech Industry Panel that Friday at 12:30 p.m. in Room 1A15 and the Voltron 30th Anniversary Sneak Peek panel Sunday, October 13th at 2:30 PM Room 1A06 for prizes, previews and more.