Sorbo received international stardom when he booked the lead role in “Hercules, the Legendary Journeys” (1993-1999) the most watched TV show in the world, airing in 176 countries. Following that success, Sorbo had the lead role as “Captain Dylan Hunt” in “Gene Roddenberry’s, Andromeda”. The first show created by Roddenberry after the original Star Trek series. Andromeda debuted as the number one, hour-long show in first run syndication and remained at number one for its entire run from 2000-2005. Notable movies include “Kull, the Conqueror”, “Walking Tall, the Payback”, “Avenging Angel”, and “Meet the Spartans”. The independent film “What If” was nominated for Best Family Movie of the Year 2011 by the Movie Guide Awards. Sorbo also received the Movie Guide Award for Most Inspirational Performance of the Year. Some of his many television credits include “Just Shoot Me, “Two and a Half Men”, “Dharma and Greg”, “According to Jim”, “Gary Unmarried”, “Psych”, “Hawaii 5-0”, and a recurring role in the final season of “The OC”. Sorbo also starred alongside Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt in “Soul Surfer”. 2014 saw the release of the faith-based movie, “God’s Not Dead”. The $2 million-dollar budgeted movie became the most successful independent faith based movie ever with over $75 million US Box Office. “Let There Be Light” was released in October 2017. Sorbo directed/acted in this faith/family movie which ranked number 4 out of the top 10 family movies of that year. LTBL follows the life of the world’s greatest atheist and the road he follows after his beliefs are challenged. Another movie being released in the Spring of 2018 is “One Nation Under God”. The movie drama deals with controversy over that quote in our Nation’s Pledge of Allegiance. He also recently produced BreatheBible.com which is a theatrical 18 CD collection reading of The New Testament. Over 80 actors voice the biblical figures, Sorbo voices God. Nice upgrade from his half-god days on Hercules! Kevin released his memoir in 2012, “True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life”. The book chronicles his near death experience when he suffered three strokes and the battle back to regain his life. Sorbo also co-authored a Chicken Soup for the Soul, “Think Positive for Kids”. In real life, Kevin leads "A World Fit for Kids”, a successful mentoring model that trains inner-city teens to use school, fitness, sports and positive role models for themselves. World Fit is the number on after school program in the state of California. Sorbo resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Sam and three children.
Tiff-Toaster Cosplay has been cosplaying in Australia for over 8 years. She is always designing or making new costumes and it all culminated in 2015 with a WIN in the Advanced Section at Brisbane Supanova. We are so excited to have Tiff-Toaster Cosplay as a guest at MagnetiCon.
Akaami Cosplay and Beke Cosplay are from the Gold Coast. We were very impressed with there costumes at Supanova Brisbane and invited them to join us in 2018. This will be first apperence at MagnetiCon.
As a Kid she always loved dressing up....like....every other child.
She got into Cosplay back into 2010 and then started "properly" making her costumes in 2013.
She made a Tardis Costume from Dr Who and people loved it. Which prompted her to make a page to display her costumes. This crazy little hobby has cost her thousands of dollars but has made her a million memories and let her meet tonnes of amazing people which she now loves and cherishes.
As a Tattooist: Paul Abstruse started tattooing when he was 26. Working in studios around Sydney, Australia, he honed his craft doing walk-ins and custom jobs. He then left the industry for a while to persue travel, writing and his comic book work. Recently, in the last two years, he has come back to this amazing artform.
Dean Rankine is a popular and well-known Australian comics artist and illustrator. Rankine’s comics work has appeared in many children’s magazines and Australian anthology comics and he has illustrated books for Ashton Scholastic and Acorn Press, and most recently, The Dandy and The Beano, among others.