ALL GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO DRESS UP AS THEIR FAVORITE COMIC BOOK, MOVIE, OR TOY CHARACTER.
The Long Island Toy Show is proud to announce the following special guests:
NOTE: The 501st will be in costume from 9:00AM - 1:30PM. If you want to take pictures with them please come during those times. Thank you.
The 501st Legion's Empire City Garrison
The 501st Legion is an all-volunteer worldwide organization formed for the express purpose of bringing together costume enthusiasts under a collective identity within which to operate. The Legion seeks to promote interest in Star Wars through the building and wearing of quality costumes, and to facilitate the use of these costumes for Star Wars-related events as well as contributions to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work. They are known for representing bad guy characters like Stormtroopers, Clone Troopers, Bounty Hunters, and Sith Lords, in the most accurate way possible. They are officially recognized by Lucas Film as their preferred costuming group. The Empire City Garrison is the local New York chapter of the 501st Legion. They will be at the Long Island Toy Show in costume to take pictures with guests, and answer any questions about our group and how to join.
The Rebel Legion's Echo Base
The Rebel Legion is an international Star Wars costuming organization created by, of and for people interested in creating costumes from the Star Wars mythos. Research, create, build and improve your costumes in a place where costumers with similar passions share skills, tips and ideas. Jedi, Rebel Pilots, Troopers, Princesses and even Wookiees, they have got them all, and they are always looking for more. They are the good guys! Their worldwide membership often chooses to give back to their communities through costumed volunteer activities and charity events. Echo Base is the local North East chapter of the Rebel Legion. They will be at the Long Island Toy Show in costume to take pictures with guests, and answer any questions about our group and how to join.
Rebel Legion: http://www.rebellegion.com
Author Mark Bellomo
Writer of action figure and toy book publications such as The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe and Transformers Identification and Price Guide. Mark is responsible for over 200 articles on pop culture in various print as well as introductions to trade paperbacks. Mark also creates toy packages for toy companies.
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