Convention News

  • No Away Mission 2013. We'll be back in 2014!

    Hello All,

    I had the opportunity to speak to many of you who stopped by our booth a few weeks ago at Megacon and filled you in on some details about Away Mission 2013. We thought we should take a moment and touch base with the rest of our loyal supporters regarding the future of Away Mission. Continue reading


    Herbert Jefferson Jr. is known to many as Lieutenant Boomer from the original "Battlestar Galactica". In a career spanning over 4 decades, Jefferson was a series co-star in "Rich Man Poor Man" opposite Nick Nolte, as well as it's sequel, "Rich Man Poor Man Book II". He also co-starred in the Revolutionary War mini series "The Bastard", the western series "The Yellow Rose" with Sam Elliott and Cybill Shepard, and "The Devlin Connection" with Rock Hudson. Jefferson has also guest starred in scores of episodes of series TV over these years, including "ER", "Sister,Sister", "Hill Street Blues", Airwolf", "Knight Rider", "T.J. Hooker", "Quincy", "The Streets of San Francisco", "Police Story", "McCloud", "The White Shadow", and "Mission Impossible" to name but a few. His most recent recurring TV role was of Police Chief Price on the NBC Soap Opera "Sunset Beach". His many feature film credits include "Apollo 13", "Outbreak", "Detroit 9000", "Black Gunn", "The Slams", and most recently, "Star Trek: Of Gods and Men" as freedom fighter Captain Galt. Mr. Jefferson will be joining our Away Mission Saturday and Sunday! He will be available for autographs and photo ops as well as host a Q&A session.

  • Eureka!!! Colin Ferguson Comes To AWAY MISSION: ORLANDO!!

    Actor/director/producer Colin Ferguson stars as Federal Marshal Jack Carter in the highly acclaimed SyFy-hit dramedy "Eureka," which has been called a cross between “Northern Exposure” and "Desperate Housewives."  Continue reading

  • Be A Host To Your Own Panel Discussion Or Game at Away Mission: Orlando!


    In the tradition of music festivals such as NERDAPALOOZA and others, AWAY MISSION:ORLANDO shall introduce its first "nerd music festival of its own. Named AWAY MISSION FESTIVAL OF MUSIC or AM/FM, Orlando will experience a series of talented individuals landing down to the Walt Disney World Hilton Hotel for a night of incredible, yet logical music fans of science fiction, science fact and just plan doofus intelligent behavior has enjoyed since Han kissed Leia or Kirk mugged Uhura! Make history as many from all over Florida and beyond experience geekdom in the making.

    Nanu Nanu and take us to your leader as AWAY MISSION:Orlando trumps the Mars rover with its own invasion of cool ass rappers and mack daddy guitar riffs!


  • Guess What?

    You'll have to wait for it.

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