Press Release: InvaderCON 2011 Invader Zim Fan Convention Officially Announced
Atlanta, Georgia, January 21, 2010 – InvaderCON, a weekend long consumer focused show, will take place March 26-27, 2011 at the Marriott Century Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The event is themed around the pop culture phenomenon Invader ZIM – an animated series that (after premiering almost a decade ago) still maintains constant popularity worldwide.
The convention will feature voice actors and other talent who were involved with the show’s production from 2001-2003 along with events, a vendors room and various “ZIM” themed workshops.
DATES: The event is scheduled to take place March 26-27, 2011 – which is the exact weekend that the Invader ZIM series premiered in 2001. This makes the event a true ten year anniversary celebration.
GUESTS: InvaderCON is proud to announce that Richard Horvitz and Rosearik Rikki Simons will both be appearing the entire weekend.
Richard Horvitz was the voice of none other than Invader ZIM. Richard’s resume of voice acting is extensive and includes roles on Ben 10, Squirrel Boy, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and the voice of Alpha-5 in the original run of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. He was seen recently in theaters with Matt Damon in the motion picture The Informant!
Richard’s Official Website: www.richardhorvitz.com
Rosearik Rikki Simons was the voice of ZIM’s lovable robot sidekick: GIR. Rikki is also known as the writer and co-artist of a number of graphic novels. In addition, he also paints backgrounds for animation, including Invader ZIM and Jackie Chan Adventures. He painted both issues of Jhonen Vasquez’s comic I Feel Sick.
Rikki’s Official Website: www.rikkisimons.com
LOCATION: InvaderCON will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The hotel features 282 rooms and 25,000 square feet of convention space conveniently located off of Interstate 85. Convention attendees can receive a special weekend room rate of $89 (quad occupancy) per night by calling the hotel and requesting the “InvaderCON” rate.
Ticket packages and prices are expected to be announced in February. Details and updates regarding InvaderCON can be found online at the convention’s official website: www.invadercon.com.
ABOUT GREEN MUSTARD ENTERTAINMENT – Founded in the summer of 2001, Green Mustard Entertainment is a fan convention and media production company that creates unique experiences for anime, fantasy, science fiction and video game enthusiasts. It is also the parent company of Wasabi Anime – the Southeast’s premier anime convention event team.