Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
WALTER JONES, the ORIGINAL black ranger from The Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers!!!
Walter is internationally known for his creation of the character Zach, The Black Ranger from the Children’s Action Adventure Phenomenon “The Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers". He has been featured as a series regular or guest star in over 150 episodes of various shows and has been featured in 7 films including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Malibu Shores, Star Trek: Captain Pike, The Order, Family Matters, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, NYPD Blue, Step by Step, Moesha, and The Shield among others.
Jones was the very first actor to do voicework for any character other than a Ranger (mainly for monsters or villains) on a Power Rangers show after having a role as a Ranger himself. Additionally Jones has also been featured in a PetSmart commercial and a Bank of America commercial as well. Walter is a man of many talents - he was a featured dancer at the closing ceremonies of the 1992 Olympics: Fun fact!
Walter resides in Los Angeles, California and spends his free time salsa dancing, camping, scuba diving, snowboarding, and travelling. Walter Emanuel Jones is the new generation of entertainer, teacher, and action adventurer.
Tiffany Grant is thrilled to attend the very first Gump City Comic Con! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffany was the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994].
She’s voiced characters in 1700+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including MARTIAN SUCCESSOR NADESICO (Ryuko Subaru), AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), BLUE SEED (Kome), INFINITE STRATOS (Laura), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), MARIA HOLIC (Yonakuni), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), THE WALLFLOWER (Auntie), AKAME GA KILL (Koro) and GIRLS UND PANZER (Sodoko), EXCEL SAGA (Misaki Matsuya), and THE SLAYERS (Sirene). Video game credits: UNLIMITED SAGA, DEUS EX II: INVISIBLE WAR. Recent projects include GATCHAMAN CROWDS INSIGHT, DEN-NOH COIL and AMAGI BRILLIANT PARK.
Ms. Grant has adapted English dubbing scripts for TV series such as HELLO KITTY'S ANIMATION THEATER, AH! MY GODDESS 2, THE WALLFLOWER, INFINITE STRATOS, TEARS TO TIARA, PARASYTE-THE-MAXIM and DEN-NOH COIL, as well as scripts for several subtitled projects including MIYUKI CHAN IN WONDERLAND and the live-action TOKYO - THE LAST MEGALOPOLIS.
Additionally, Tiffany contributed to the albums "Voices for Peace" and "Voices for Tolerance" www.voicesfor.org. Profits benefit charities like Doctors Without Borders. CDs and downloads: www.cdbaby.com & iTunes.
Non-anime work includes ARLINGTON ROAD (w/Jeff Bridges) and indie films LAUGHING BOY, DEAD OF KNIGHT & LARS THE EMO KID. Tiffany has years of experience in theatre and commercials and an incurable Hello Kitty addiction! For more, visit TiffanyGrant.net
We are MEGA-HYPED to have Tiffany with us this year in Montgomery!!!
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
John Anderson is an actor, comedian, and self-proclaimed professional "Trick Talking Meat" who hails from Birmingham, Alabama and landed his first major motion picture role as a Ravager in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. He has also starred in Sleepy Hollow, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, The Case for Christ, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, MacGyver, Being Mary Jane, and Tyler Perry's Too Close to Home as well as several other television shows and movies premiering later this year. He was most recently featured in Make-up Artist Magazine for his alien movie make-up as a Hurctarian Ravager. John has been accepted into the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) and was given his first speaking role by Oprah Winfrey in her production of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. John was also selected by James Gunn to be one of the ten Ravagers from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 to attend a surprise celebration at San Diego Comic-Con in 2016 which is now showing on CONtv. John's involvement in the Birmingham, Alabama Cosplay Community is what led to his career in acting. He can often be found volunteering at charity events around town as Batman, The Joker, and Green Arrow. He refers to himself as " Trick Talking Meat " as coined by the late Carrie Fisher during an interview she did with CNN in 1997 where she explained that the cast had shirts made up with Trick Talking Meat on them as they felt that is how George Lucas treated them on the set of Empire Strikes Back.
The Walking Dead
Don Teems has worked on The Walking Dead as more than 25 featured walkers. Some of his zombies appear on t-shirts, mugs, cards and various other merchandise. He is also featured on The Walking Dead exclusive pinball machine.
He has appeared in more than 100 other TV and film projects such as The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, The Originals, The Vampire Diaries, Anchorman 2, Dumb and Dumber To, Identity Theft, Trouble with the Curve, The Change Up, and most recently Billy Lynns Long Halftime Walk. He has a fan page at www.Facebook.com/DonTWDZombieTeems and he can be followed on Twitter @djsuperdon
We are super excited to have Don with us this year in Montgomery and he's just as excited to see all of you awesome geeks!
Author & Illustrator
Brett Brooks is an independent author and illustrator whose titles include the crime-noir graphic novel "Dust Bunny" and the sci-fi action tale "Deuces Wild." He has lent his talents to such companies as Disney, Hard Rock Cafe, Mars, and the CW. Brett is the co-writer to the mystery-thriller feature film "Patient," directed by Jason Sheedy and currently seeking international distribution through Shoreline Entertainment.
A native to Ozark, Alabama, Brett resides in Atlanta as an independent contractor working for various clients all over the country. He enjoys roller skating and collard greens. Be sure to follow him on his various social media outlets and find out more about him at his website www.brettbrooks.com
We are very excited to have Brett with us this year and it is always nice to have local talent share in geeky splendor!
Hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana at 6'7" and 325 lbs, Randy "Swoll" Thornton has an extensive career as both a professional wrestler and professional footballer.
Randy “Big Swoll” Thornton attended the University of Houston from 1994-1998. His Pro Football career included stints with the Denver Broncos, New York Giants, Pro Football World League, Sacramento Gold Miners, and the CFL Sacramento Surge. His Pro Wrestling career was with New Japan and the WCW. Former member of the No Limit Empire with Master P.
On June 13, 1999 at The Great American Bash, Swoll assisted fellow Soldiers Konnan and Rey Misterio, Jr. in defeating the Rednecks' Curt Hennig and Bobby Duncum, Jr. On the June 24 episode of Thunder, Swoll made his in-ring debut as he and B.A. defeated Disorderly Conduct (Mean Mike and Tough Tom). At Bash at the Beach, the Soldiers (Swoll, Konnan, B.A. and Misterio, Jr.) defeated the Rednecks (Hennig, Duncum, Jr. Barry Windham and Kendall Windham) in an elimination tag team match. After defeating a few other teams over the next few weeks, Swoll and B.A. lost to the Windhams on the August 3 episode of Saturday Night, thus ending both Swoll's undefeated streak and the feud between the Soldiers and the Rednecks.
After retiring from wrestling, Thornton began working for the American Center For Character and Cultural Education. He is a born again Christian and also speaks for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Randy is an avid horseback rider and active in the professional equine community. Randy has a wonderful daughter who shares his name.
ALL TICKETS WILL BE GIVEN AT THE DOOR ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT. NO TICKETS WILL BE MAILED PRIOR TO THE SHOW THIS YEAR.
General Admission for participants (12 & up) is $20 per ticket. Children (6-11) is $5. Children 5 and under get in free.
MILITARY, FIRST RESPONDERS, & SENIOR CITIZENS
10% Discounts are available for Military, First Responders, and Senior Citizens. ID Required at entry.
VIP tickets are $75, only 100 are available and discounts do not apply.
1) One hour early access to the event
2) Custom Gump City Comic Con Badge
3) Custom Gump City Comic Con Lanyard
4) Custom Gump City Comic Con T-Shirt
5) Free Meal Voucher at Concessions
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