Comic-Cons

Comic Books and Comic Book Conventions

Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Eliza Dushku

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Though we have been to many conventions over the last few years, we hadn’t been lucky enough to catch Eliza Dushku. She is one of the main reasons I was excited about Ottawa Comiccon 2016 and I wasn’t about to miss her panel. Dushku, best known for her role as …

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Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Karen Gillan

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We had the honor of seeing the lovely Karen Gillan at Ottawa Comiccon not once, but twice. In addition to the Doctor Who Special Event, held on Saturday night, she also had her own panel on Sunday morning and you know we weren’t going to miss it. Of course you know …

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Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – ‘Doctor Who’ Special Event

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Ottawa Comiccon offered a new “add on” this year for convention ticket holders. The Doctor Who Special event was an extra ticketed event (with ticket prices ranging from $29 – $99).  Originally, the lineup included Karen Gillan (Amy Pond), Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams) and Alex Kingston (River Song), but Alex …

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Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Billy Dee Williams

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He may move a little slower these days, but Billy Dee Williams hasn’t lost one bit of the swagger and quick wit that made him a star. He took the stage at Ottawa Comiccon for a Q&A with fans and entertained us all with tales from his long and successful career. Billy …

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Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – ‘Legends of Tomorrow’

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Arthur Darvill (Rip Hunter) and Caity Lotz (Sara Lance/White Canary) appeared at Ottawa Comiccon and took the stage Saturday afternoon for a Q&A panel with fans.  The Legends of Tomorrow co-stars dished on the show, their characters and other projects they had been a part of. Legends of Tomorrow is a …

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Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Ming-Na Wen

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Ottawa Comiccon’s Day 2 (Saturday) kicked off with a great celebrity panel featuring Ming-Na Wen. You know her as Agent Melinda May on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but she has an extensive resume, including memorable roles in The Joy Luck Club, Street Fighter (the movie), Mulan, ER and SGU Stargate Universe. We’ve been …

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Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Cosplay

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Ottawa Comiccon – Day 1 – Friday the 13th That’s right. Ottawa’s Comiccon aligned perfectly with Friday the 13th this year. It was the first day for the con, which typically doesn’t mean a  LOT of cosplay, but a few dedicated souls put their best foot forward with some great …

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FREE Comic Book Day 2016 – May 7th

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It sounds too good to be true, but this is legit! FREE Comic Book Day is celebrating 15 Years of handing out FREE comic books to fans and it seems like they add to the fun every year. We’ve been going for the last 3 years and wouldn’t think of …

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