RocCon is Fandom Fun For the Whole Family!
Meet and talk with famous people from the world of Comics, Movies, Film, TV & Pop Culture! Get autographs, at table photos and Green Screen Photos with a cool background! Go to fun events (called Panels) covering all the show genres, win fun stuff, enter the Cosplay (costume) contest!
You'll find 4 floors of events for everyone who loves comics, sci-fi/fantasy and super hero movies, , cartoons and anime, books and graphic novels and everything pop culture from the 1960's to NOW!
Come shop through thousands of collectibles, comics and all kinds of art!
From Power Ranger's Light Speed Rescue, Welcome Alison MacInnis to RocCon! Alison is an actor, writer, and photographer. Best known for her role as the Pink Power Ranger on Lightspeed Rescue, her character, Dana Mitchell, was brought back for guest appearances on Power Rangers: Time Force, as well as the more recent Power Rangers: Megaforce. Alison has also made notable appearances in movies and television shows like “Bewitched”, “God’s Club”, and “Tremors (series)”, and Veronica Mars. She’s written and produced short films, and has several full length features in talks for production. Check out her webpages to see what she’s up to! www.AlisonMacInnis.com, or www.SecretSkyProductions.com.
From "Stranger Things" welcome CHESTER RUSHING to RocCon!
Chester Rushing is an actor and musician best known as the mischievous Tommy H. in the critically acclaimed Stranger Things series on Netflix. As part of the iconic couple Tommy and Carol they quickly became the most despised couples in Hawkins with BuzzFeed stating, “They might just be worse than some of the classic ‘80s bullies who we’ve grown to hate.”
With a love for the horror movies he grew up with, Chester was excited to star in the much anticipated Jeepers Creepers 3 as Buddy Hooks. Chester also stars in Party Crasher from producers of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Monster Party with director Chris Von Hoffman.
Chester also stars as Cody in the 2018 Hulu original comedy series All Night which follows a group of new grads who will do whatever it takes to make their remaining high school dreams come true.
Chester can also be seen in Logan, My Father Die, Cold Moon, The Duel, Don’t Look in the Basement 2 and TV shows NCIS: New Orleans, South of Hell, and Murder Made me Famous.
Chester will be there to meet you both days of the show and will, of course, hold a cool Q&A!
It's DOUBLE SHOT OF POWER RANGERS THIS YEAR AT RocCon!
Welcome back crowd favorite Steve Cardenas aka Rocky DeSantos The Red Ranger! Along with his stint at the Red and later the Blue Ranger, Steve has been involved in the martial arts for 28 years (1986) since the age of 12. Steve is a 5th degree black belt in tae kwon do (as of 2014), and is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Steve owns his own jiu Jitsu studio in Burbank Ca called Force Balance BJJ. Steve loves meeting the fans and can't wait to see you at RocCon!
WELCOME BRUTUS "THE BARBER" BEEFCAKE IN A RARE CONVENTION APPEARANCE! Brutus Beefcake is an American professional wrestler, best known for his work in the World Wrestling Federation as the flamboyant hairdresser who clipped the locks of WWE rivals in the ’80s and early ’90s with his trademark shears, Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake was all about two things — cuttin’ and struttin’.He later worked for World Championship Wrestling under a variety of names. He is a former WWF World Tag Team Champion. He's looking forward to meeting all of you at the con!
WELCOME TAIMAK TO RocCon! Appearing both days!
At 18 years of age, TAIMAK won the New York State kickboxing championship, and the very next year he was cast by music mogul and Motown legend Berry Gordy to play the lead role in the cult classic film “The Last Dragon”. He was Bruce Leroy, the Bruce Lee wannabe in search of “The Glow”. Taimak was quickly catapulted into Hollywood with a career that has spanned over twenty years. He’s appeared in many stage plays, including the highly successful “Roadhouse the Comedy” at the Barrow Street Theater in New York City, playing the notable role of Dalton in this zany comedy rendition of Patrick Swayze's 80’s cult classic film and the national tour of the star-studded cast of “Cheaters” to name a few. As martial arts choreographer and teacher, he had the honor of being inducted into The Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2010. He’s worked with Madonna as martial arts coordinator for her Drowned World Tour, Debbie Allen, as well as Gavin Rosedale as martial arts choreographer for his Chemicals Between Us video. Taimak will host a Q&A and he looks forward to seeing you all at RocCon!
Welcome Will Torres To RocCon!
Will Torres is a comic book artist from New Jersey. Will Torres has worked on Image Comics/Topcow Productions Freshmen Summer Vacation Special #1, Dynamite Entertainment Red Sonja #5(Spotlight Pinup Artist), contributing pin-up artist in The Official Walking Dead Magazine #5, and now his up-coming creator-own comic book titled Mr.Venture: Man of Adventure #1 co-created with the help of legendary comic book creator Stan Lee!! You can follow Will Torres's art on all his social sites at ArtOfWillTorres.
ABOUT THE SHOW
RocCon is held at the beautiful Kodak Event Center, 200 West Ridge Road. We use both theatres for wonderful shows, costume contests and presentations, all the large spaces for vendors, artists, authors and programming and fandom fun!
Between panels and events, step out to the side parking lot for the food truck rodeo!
RocCon is Rochester's coolest, most fun event for everyone who enjoys any kind of comic book, novels and pop culture! A great day of fun for the family!