Tony Swatton is a master blacksmith and for 28 years has forged weapons, costumes and armor for over 300 feature films and Video Game companies. His work can be seen in movies like The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Pirates of the Caribbean, Thor, Conan the Destroyer, Star Trek, Batman and The Last Samurai. His is the star of Blizzard Entertainment’s Azeroth armory, building weapons for games like Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm and World of Warcraft. He’s created weapons for dozens of games like Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy and The Legend of Zelda.

Tony Swatton will hold a panel and autograph sessions at Anime Expo 2017! Learn about what it takes to take your cosplay to the next level and hear about building techniques and materials used in Hollywood productions.

Anime Expo will run from July 1 through July 4, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with Pre-Show Night on June 30, 2017. To purchase passes for Anime Expo, please visit

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