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Miesha Theresa Tate (born August 18, 1986)is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is a former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She has also won a silver medal in the FILA Grappling Championships.

Tate is currently ranked as the No. 2 female fighter in the UFC, the No. 12 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world by MMARising.com and the No. 7 135-pound female fighter according to the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings. As of January 17, 2014, she is #2 in official UFC women’s bantamweight rankings.

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Born and raised in Atlanta Ga, Theodus Crane was introduced to the world of art early. His mother began to encourage him to pursue extra roles in TV and film when he was a child. He spent time developing a love for visual art, music, spoken word, martial arts, massage therapy, burlesque and vaudeville, and side show performance. He’s been a strongman, a blue genie, a cellist, a fake opera singer, an amateur kickboxing world champion, and is currently a part of an all-male dance group called the 610 Stompers.

But it wasn’t until he took the stage as ‘Chaiaphas” in “Jesus Christ Superstar” that Theodus realized what he loved most. Theodus Crane is an actor, currently based out of New Orleans, LA. He has performed stand up and improv comedy and has been in a variety of productions from NO.SOUL in New Orleans Fringe Fest 2010, to his first TV role as ‘Jogo’ in “Breakout Kings”. But it was when he played the role of ‘Big Tiny’ in AMC’s “The Walking Dead” that his career started to blossom. He has roles in the upcoming films “The Bag Man” with Robert de Niro, John Cusack, and Rebecca de Costa and “Barefoot” with Scott Speedman as well “The Starving Games”. He is also in the holiday film “Christmas In Conway” with Mary-Louise Parker, Mandy Moore, and Andy Garcia.

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Born and raised in New Jersey, Mikey dreamed of being an FX artist since he was 6 years old. He worked on the film “Dogma” at the age of 15, and knew that there was only one career choice in his future.  After high school, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, and attended Tom Savini’s Makeup school in Pittsburgh. He worked in every department and position available in FX shops until realizing his dream of becoming a professional sculptor.  Mikey has spent the last 7 years working in the film, television, and Halloween industries.  His major credits include “The Thing Prequel”, “Cabin in the Woods”, and “Man of Steel”.  He stars on Travel Channel’s show, Making Monsters, sculpting Halloween props for Distortions Unlimited.

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Bob Dullam has been working on his Tumbler over the past five years, using nothing but a chop saw, a reciprocating saw, a drill press, and a Mig welder – all in his non-heated, non-air-conditioned two-car garage. He had no prior car-building experience and nothing but movie DVDs and production stills to go by. Nonetheless, he now has a fully-functioning, incredibly accurate-looking Batmobile.

Philo

Philo Barnhart is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children’s books.  Philo Barnhart is known for his work on The Little Mermaid (1989), The Secret of NIMH(1982) and Happily Ever After (1990). Some of the published credits of Philo Barnhart include Disney’s How to Draw The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas: I See The Moon (Disney’s Pocahontas), Disney’s Cinderella: Dreams Come True, and Disney’s How to Draw Pocahontas (Disney’s Classic Character Series).

Jamie

Jamie Snell is a freelance illustrator who can do just about anything you need. He as worked on various sketch card sets from Topps, Brygent, Upper Deck and Rittenhouse. From Marvel, Indiana Jones, Mars Attacks, Transformers to Star Wars. He also has done a couple of posters for LFL and Acme Archives: Celebrations V and the 30th Anniversary of ESB. He has also worked for IDW publishing doing various covers for IDW’s Godzilla #1 and various characters for theTransformers Beastwars Source Book.

Jamie currently resides in the Columbus, Ohio area and graduated from Columbus College of Art and Design, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts.

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Collin Royster is an artist from Henderson, KY. He has been featured in the Lindsey Stirling Halo music video, DevinSuperTramps Halo FPS, Men vs Cosplay Calendar, Halo Waypoint, IGN.com, MTV.com, youknowyoureaspartan.com, Unrealitymag.com, ComicAttack.net, and AlexMorganImaging.com. Collin placed in the top thirty costumes in North America on Otaku House Cosplay Idol. He is a member of the 501st Legion, 405th Halo Costuming Group, Stony Props, and World’s Tallest Spartans. Collin is the founder and creator of Desolate Creations and Maximus116 featured on XBLGamerhub.com.

Collin has always been influenced by creating; he works at his family’s machine shop, which always challenges him to think differently about how things work. Over the years Collin has brought several different costumes to life, including: Darth Vader, Halo Spartan, Resident Evil Executioner, Iron Man, Predator, Halo ODST, and Ghostbusters.

Creating has always been Collin’s passion in life. Bringing the unreal to reality has been an ongoing goal and keeps him pushing for more.

chris blair

Chris “Suicidal’ Blair- Professional Costumer/Independent ActorFilm Credits-A Christmas Scream, Darkworlds-The Slasher, The Collective Vol. 1 & 3, Featured member of The Monsters Among You group from Days of the Dead.

Character line-up for POP!CON (subject to change)

  • Cobra Commander
  • Raiden (Mortal Kombat)
  • Phantasm (Batman-Mask of the Phantasm)
  • Hunk (Resident Evil)
  • Vector (Resident Evil)
  • Umbrella Trooper (Resident Evil)
  • Pinhead (Hellraiser)
  • Frank Cotton (Hellraiser)

 

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Bryan Caraway (born August 4, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the bantamweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2005, Caraway has fought in Strikeforce, EliteXC, WEC, and UFC. He was a competitor on Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller. As of February 3, 2014, he is #14 in official UFC bantamweight rankings.

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Indiana Ghostbusters: Jasper District

Founded in December 2012

We expertise in psychology, unidentifiable explanations, and paranormal eliminations….that’s right we’re ghostbusters. Based out of Southern Indiana we help keep the tristate clear of ghost and other paranormal events.

Mission

“We’re ready to believe you!”

Description

We are just a group of guys hanging out, building props, and equipment but also busting ghost at the same time. We do a lot of fun activities like comic cons, charities, parades, and just trying to help out the community.

Awarded = “Best Group” Indy Toy & Comic Expo 2013