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The South Carolina Ghostbusters is a cosplay group that supports charities, delights fans and has so far kept our convention free of anomalous spiritual activity!
The U.S.S. Star League is the Aiken / Augusta chapter of STARFLEET The International Star Trek Fan Organization. We are a fun loving group of friends brought together by a love of science fiction and a dedication to the Motto “Let Me Help”.
The True Aquaman aka Rick Stafford is a veteran international cosplayer with over 15 years of experiences and more then 40 Cosplays in his arsenal. Best known as Aquaman, he showcases almost a dozen different variations at conventions around the world. He started as a cosplayer after the tragic death of his 8 year old son, and now through cosplay tries to bring happiness to children and kids at heart everywhere he goes. Rick is a strong proponent against cosplay bullying and speaks out about its damaging effects in the cosplay community in panels. Rick has also been a cosplay contest judge at dozens of events. Charity cosplay appearances are one of the main staples of Rick’s cosplay efforts. Rick has always been a source of help and inspiration to his fellow cosplay community and intends to continue being a positive force for many years to come.
Heiress to the Dark Knight, Athena Finger fought for her grandfather, Bill Finger, to receive Co-credit recognition and won in 2015. She has been actively attending conventions as the historian of the creation of Batman, artist and upcoming author. She was also featured in the Hulu documentary Batman and Bill sharing her family story how this injustice followed four generations and was finally resolved with his name being attached to the Batman name. She is a supporter of local art and the arts in schools. She also is a co-presenter of the Bill Finger Award at the Will Eisner Award Ceremony at San Diego Comic Con.
Vindicated Entertainment will be returning to AgamaCon for 2020. This group of tabletop gamers will be hosting free Spellslingers events, with prizes, as well as other gaming events to be announced at a later date.
All participants will receive a promo card and will have the chance to win additional prizes. Those that are interested in learning more about Vindicated Entertainment can do so at their website here. http://www.vindicatedentertainment.com/
We love making new friends, so stop by, say hey, and try out some new games!
Vincent Baker is a local game designer, writer, artist, and the founder of Vindicated Entertainment. He was born and raised out in the middle of nowhere SC, like many people. He's always aspired to use his creativity for something that would affect others in a positive and meaningful way. He's currently developed three published games, several expansions, a couple of web series, and an art book. When he's rarely not developing games or media content, you can count on him watching anime or playing Borderlands.
A professional LARPing group, Convention Foam Fighting will be coming to AgamaCon this year!
Something extra for the younger crowd... and the older! There will be two inflatables, one kid-sized and one adult-sized. Non abrasive cosplay welcome! (Because honestly, who wouldn't want to see Ainz Ooal Gown take a turn?)
The Carolina Manga Library is a traveling library that sets up in public locations and provides free access to graphic novels. They also strive to educate the public on the many uses and benefits of graphic novels as a literacy tool.
We are Sunset Dash! We are an idol group dedicated to bringing smiles and cheer to everyone through recreating idol performances from the popular idol franchise Love Live! We can't wait to see everyone this year!
Dakota and Friends' mission is to bring the dinosaurs that they love so much to all the kids who want to see them! Mr. Ed and his “rescued” dinosaurs perform all over the Carolinas at parties, fundraisers, sports events and museums.
We are thrilled to have Dakota and Friends back in 2020!
The Aiken Saber Academy was formed in 2018 to promote the sport of lightsaber fencing. It does this by providing a low cost fencing class and comprehensive martial art training system to its members. Additionally the members are taught a Code of Conduct that serves as a basis of good sportsmanship, increased self confidence and self discipline. The Aiken Saber Academy provides a fun and competitive environment to anyone above the age of fourteen regardless of athletic ability or fencing experience.
Anime Eyed Girl is one of the fastest growing anime influencers and online personalities today. Anime Eyed Girl and her team of graphic designers and sound engineers also have a wealth of experience hosting panels, ranging from martial arts demonstrations to interactive, anime-themed competitions. In addition to social media and convention appearances, Anime Eyed Girl is noted for several YouTube abridged series, Dr. Stone Abridged and Avatar: The Last Abridged Bender.
Meet The Shake Ups - an award-winning, Indianapolis-based rock band that writes and performs songs about cartoons and pop culture! For more than a decade, The Shake Ups have been wowing audiences of all ages with a unique blend of co-ed vocals, character cosplay, multimedia presentation and infectious energy. The band has released full-length power-pop tributes to animated series including Voltron, Steven Universe, and Scooby Doo, among others. Their live repertoire includes supercharged renditions of classic animated series themes such as Teen Titans, Powerpuff Girls, ThunderCats, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more. The Shake Ups have appeared at pop culture conventions such as Comic Con, Wizard World, and Gen Con, and most recently headlined the first-ever Voltron-themed convention, VoltCon! 2019, for the franchise's 35th anniversary. They have performed across the U.S. at such events as the International Pop Overthrow Festival and Blitzkrieg Bash, as well as at San Diego's legendary House of Blues. The Shake Ups were awarded the title of 'Best Local Pop' in Nuvo Newsweekly annual reader's poll for three consecutive years (2016-2018), and their 2019 release, 'Meddling Kids,' appeared in Hop On Power Pop's Top 10 albums of the year. The Shake Ups are professional crowd pleasers...and the galaxy's most animated band!
Kevin M. Connolly has been working as an actor/director/writer in theater, film and VO for over twenty-five years. He is most well known for voicing Kain Fuery in Fullmetal Alchemist, Heathcliff in Sword Art-Online, and the original Vladimir in League of Legends. In 2019 he was chosen as the voice of Lego's “Rebuild Your World” US commercial campaign, as well asplaying Steve Newman for two seasons in Lego Friends: Girls on a Mission. More recently he can be heard in various live action English dubs on Netflix, including 1983 and Elite. He also is a prolific audio book producer, having narrated over 450 educational titles for schools across the country. And he's a big old geek! You can follow him on various social media sites at @KevinMConnolly.
The Geektastic Bellydance League is a group of diverse dancers from Georgia and South Carolina who perform cosplay theatrical dance. Many of our members are in more traditional dance troupes including Saidi Friends and Zazzua, but enjoy the creativity of dancing as characters from film, comics, horror and other genres. We have performed at Agamacon since its inception, and have also performed at Arts in the Heart of Augusta, the Augusta Toy & Comic Show, and Atomacon in Charleston.
Dacre Stoker is the great grand-nephew of Bram Stoker and the international best-selling co-author of Dracula the Un-Dead (Dutton, 2009), the official Stoker family endorsed sequel to Dracula. Dacre is also the co-editor (with Elizabeth Miller) of The Lost Journal of Bram Stoker: The Dublin Years (Robson Press, 2012). His latest novel, Dracul, a prequel to Dracula, released in October 2018 co-authored with JD Barker, has been sold to Putnam in North America, Penguin Random House in the UK, and additional publishers in France, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Brazil, Serbia, Taiwan, Turkey, Vietnam, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Portugal, and Poland with film rights purchased by Paramount Studios.
Artemis LTE Bridge will be back in 2020! This year both days!
What is Artemis? Ever wanted to be on the bridge of a Starship? There's a captain, a communications officer, a science officer, helm, weapons, engineering and possibly two shuttlecraft. Can you save space stations from encroaching enemy fleets? From various types of space-faring monsters?
True to form, you'll have to work together to survive enemy fleets, and hundreds of years in the future, we still don't have seat belts.
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Located in historic Hillsborough, North Carolina, Bombshell Studios is a small production video studio dedicated to producing high quality projects. We have helped bring to life numerous award-winning commercials, music videos, short films and feature films over the last ten years. Our short films have been seen in film festivals all across the globe. Michael Babbitt, the creative director for the company, has been a paratrooper, an avid role-player since the late 1970s and the early days of AD&D and attended his first Con in 1981. Krista Babbitt, executive director, has been a senior manager in business operations for the last ten years with the largest independently owned software company in the world.
Back for 2019, Deece Cassius, creator of 1d4Rounds.com, and Cast member of The Freelance Heroism Podcast, will be showcasing his illustration, and running the panel "Dungeons, Dragons, and Comics"
Jennifer Cihi has been performing since she was a young girl in San Francisco, California. Before reaching her teen years, she landed the role of Pepper in the Broadway National Tour of Annie. After establishing herself as a Broadway performer, she moved to Los Angeles, where she honed her skills as a professional singer. Without skipping a beat, Jennifer made the transition from stage to screen playing the lead singer on Nickelodeon’s hit TV show Roundhouse. Her most notable job was landing the role as the singing voice of the iconic anime character, Sailor Moon. She also sang for City Hunter and Princess Mononoke. If none of that rings a bell, she is also the voice behind the Hot Pockets commercials.
Costume and Prop Design, Fabrication, and Instruction
Stefanie DeLeo is a produced and published playwright and novelist. She has a Masters Degree from New York University in Educational Theatre and is currently teaching twelfth grade English. When not in the classroom or behind a computer screen writing, she can be seen on stage starring in local theatre productions. She also appeared in an episode of MacGyver. Her most recent publication was in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and the Unexplainable, where she wrote about being friends with the voice of Sailor Moon! A New York native, Stefanie recently left the Big Apple in exchange for Nashville, where she continues to teach, act and write.
The Geek Bellydance show has been a performance highlight of AgamaCon since its inception. The finest dancers from the CSRA present a theatrical dance show featuring characters from horror, gaming, film, comics and other genres of geekdom.
Best known as Asuka from EVANGELION, Tiffany has worked in anime since 1994. Her 1700+ voice credits include INFINITE STRATOS, LITTLE BUSTERS, AKAME GA KILL, ONE PIECE, FULL METAL ALCHEMIST and FAIRY TAIL. Video games include: UNLIMITED SAGA, DEUS EX II: INVISIBLE WAR, PALADINS, SMITE, WARFRAME.
Tiffany penned dub scripts for TV series such as PARASYTE-THE-MAXIM, DEN-NOH COIL, TEARS TO TIARA and THE WALLFLOWER as well as many subtitle scripts. Ms. Grant has also worked for many years in theatre, commercials and film. TiffanyGrant.com
Shepeard Community Blood Center is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit blood center. Our mission is to collect, process, and distribute blood and blood products. We are the provider for over 20 hospitals in 30 counties across the two-state area.
The SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare cares for more than 2,000 pets per year so we always have extraordinary cats and dogs waiting for loving homes. From dogs and cats to bunnies and birds, the SPCA has adoptable animals for all types of loving homes.
Feel free to send us e-mail!