Tag Archives: Ottawa

Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – ‘Doctor Who’ Special Event

DoctorWho-SpecialEvent-OttawaComiccon-COVER

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 …

Read More »

Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Billy Dee Williams

Billy Dee Williams - Ottawa Comiccon - COVER

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 …

Read More »

Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Ming-Na Wen

Ming-Na Wen - Ottawa Comiccon - 2016

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 …

Read More »

Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Cosplay

Ottawa-Comiccon-cosplay-Cover

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 …

Read More »

Ottawa Comiccon 2016 – Nerd Fu Heads to Canada

Ottawa Comic Con 2016 - Cover

We are right in the middle of con season and the Nerd Fu crew is prepping for a series of amazing conventions. For the next adventure, I will head all the way to Cananda for Ottawa Comiccon. You might not have heard much about the five year old convention, but it …

Read More »

Ottawa ComicCon – Robert Englund

Robert Englund - cover

written by Vanessa S (scary movie fanatic & mother to a first time con-goer) My three-year-old daughter and I spent Mother’s Day with Freddy Krueger. Luckily, her first experience with him was sans makeup and much less traumatizing. Robert Englund pounced onto the Comiccon stage confident and charismatic amid a flurry …

Read More »

Ottawa ComicCon – Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy - Cover

written by Matt S (nerd & brother to a certain Nerd Fu founder) As expected from every news cast attempt at video chatting interviews, the Skype call with Leonard Nimoy was not without its glitches. Delays in the back and forth transmission were disrupting the Q&A flow, and the image was …

Read More »

Ottawa ComicCon – Gaming Scores Big

OttawComicCon-Gaming-cover

Gaming is also a big focus of the Ottawa Comiccon, featuring video game developers, gaming merch vendors, and a hall set up for an array of tabeltop gaming battles.  We interviewed some folks in the gaming industry that caught our eyes this year at the con – a Canadian game …

Read More »

Ottawa ComicCon – Olmos Famous

EdwardJamesOlmos-Cover

written by Matt S (nerd & brother to a certain Nerd Fu founder) “What would it take to kill Adama?” This was the question asked of Edward James Olmos, expressing the amazing resilience of his character on Battlestar Galactica throughout the many seasons. Being slightly older and knowing that Olmos has …

Read More »

Ottawa ComicCon – Campbell’s Soup

BruceCampbell-Cover

written by Matt S (nerd & brother to a certain Nerd Fu founder) The big draw did prove to be Bruce Campbell. His panel audience was huge and the lineup for his autograph spilled over into others and blocked off the less popular celebrity queues. His Q&A panel unfortunately was a …

Read More »