Tentacle Kitty (John and Raena Merritt)

Hello there!

We would like to introduce the creators of Tentacle Kitty (John & Raena Merritt) who are interested in joining your event this year as Guest Artists.

Tentacle Kitty is a growing brand with over 55,000 followers through multiple social media sites such as FacebookDeviantArtTwitter, and a fantastic web comic series recently released on Tapastic. They have products in comic and toy stores throughout the US including Thinkgeek! They have attended various conventions throughout the US and each time became a huge draw and highlight for many attendees. Most recently, these exciting artists were highlighted by many fans and fellow artists at this year’s Wondercon in Anaheim, CA.

Check out what folks are saying:

Nominated for the 2015 Geekie Awards http://www.thegeekieawards.com/tentacle-kitty/

Top 7 Gift Guide for Geeks and Nerds 2016: http://www.slashgear.com/valentines-day-gift-guide-for-geeks-and-nerds-2016-08426032/

http://technabob.com/blog/2015/11/19/tentacle-kitty/

100 Creatives 2014: John Merritt http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/100-creatives-2014-john-merritt-he-brings-you-tentacle-kitty-6397034

Article from Geek & Sundry: http://geekandsundry.com/tentacle-kitty-and-how-great-ideas-can-come-from-anywhere/

“I read Tentacle Kitty so you don’t have to” An article based on the writers struggles through bad comics where she quoted “I know that this series is about things that I’ll suffer through reading just so you don’t have to put yourself through it, but this comic is beyond adorable and everyone should be reading it.” http://newscult.com/read-tentacle-kitty-dont/

http://www.geekscape.net/tentacle-kitty-and-thinkgeek-join-forces-for-an-exclusive-adorable-plush

John Interviewed on BeTerrific NYCC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcrmvpTbh8Y

The list goes on ^_^!!

Why should your event invite Tentacle Kitty??? Here is what we offer:

There are very cool incentives we can offer when our creators appear as guests at conventions

***Prizes– Most notably of these perks is this fan-loved Exclusive Item!!! This is The Legendary Golden Tentacle Kitty, exclusively available only to the winners of Cosplay Contests at conventions at which they make a guest appearance.

In addition to the exclusive cosplay prize, they also offer:

***New prototype designs on display for plushes that have never been available, so these unique items will be a highlight for their large base of fans (thus bringing them to the con!)

We have found that many fans have joined cons that they otherwise would not have gone to (if Tentacle Kitty did not have a presence there).

***Promotion—we will happily promote your event through our media sources, introducing your event to our large base of fans!

***Panels and interactive events: Fans love to get involved! Our creators will proudly present fun and informative panels that highlight Tentacle Kitty and the ins and outs of the business of brand building, as well as fun ones such as drawing workshops and other creative events tailored to your specific event. One of the panels offered will showcase the “oops” prototypes, and the “needs revision” prototypes so that people can get a feel for what it is like to develop a product.

*** If there are any types of panels that you have in mind, we would be more than happy to explore your ideas.

***Even more, the creators would be happy to judge the cosplay contest in addition to the plush prize– or take part in other fun events if you would like, to actively engage fans!

***If given enough lead time, they are able to create an exclusive plush for your convention. It is too late for 2016, but may be a great option for 2017.

~~What we request~~

All we ask in return for active participation in your event is one hotel room, a 10×20 exhibitor’s booth, guest announcements on your website/social media, and 2 guests’ badges. We will arrange travel ourselves. We will also promote your event through our media sources!!! We hope that Tentacle Kitty can become a wonderful addition to your event!

Thanks so much!

John and Raena Merritt

For questions or bookings, contact: Saira Ramos at saira@idolwerks.com or Sherry Fowler at sherryfowler1@gmail.com