Let's Voltron: The Official Voltron Podcast

[029] RetroCon Recap & NYCC Preview

Episode Summary

Marc is joined once again by our guest from the 11th episode, Superfan Mark Oliver, who also served as a judge for the We Love Fine Voltron T-Shirt Design Contest. We announce the winners of that contest, review the weekend at RetroCon, check out the new website design on Voltron.com, preview New York Comic Con and talk about the 30th Anniversary Voltron Book, From Days of Long Ago.

Episode Notes

Marc spent the previous weekend talking to Voltron Fans from TheOrangeFM Podcast Network Booth at RetroCon in Oaks, PA, where he shared a table with Aaron Goins, the host of Bad Wolf Radio, a Doctor Who podcast which is also on TheOrangeFM Podcast Network.

Marc talked to hundreds of people about Voltron at RetroCon, gave out some Voltron swag, and gave fans their first look at the Voltron 30th Anniversary Book. One of the fans, Josh McKillips, joins us on the podcast, in a RetroCon Exclusive Interview! You will also be able to see this interview on the Let's Voltron YouTube Channel.

Josh McKillips

For this episode, Marc is joined by our 11th episode guest, Mark Oliver. Mark Oliver served as a judge for the We Love Fine Voltron T-shirt Design Contest, and we have your list of winners available on this page, as well as announced on the podcast:

Marc and Mark also talked about the brand new website design that was launched on Voltron.com. The website is discussed in detail on the podcast, and you can check it out right now at: http://www.30th.Voltron.com

Retro Con

New York Comic Con is the next big event for Voltron and we have a preview for you on the podcast. Here is the information you will want to know if you are attending New York Comic Con this weekend:

Friday October 10th


In 1984, Voltron: Defender of the Universe hit the TV, and the world of giant robots has never been the same. In honor of Voltron's 30th anniversary, join the staff of Viz Media's Perfect Square imprint for a very special peek behind the curtain at this cultural phenomenon with special guests, new product announcements and much, much more!

Book Signings for Voltron: From Days of Long Ago at the Viz Media Booth:

Friday – 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET
Sunday – 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET
You can pre-order your copy of Voltron: From Days of Long Ago (with Ted Koplar's signature) on the Voltron Store.

Thank you for listening!