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COMICON WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS

 

FAMILY ZONE

FREE ALL WEEKEND! Join us in the Family Zone all weekend for fun-filled activities perfect for the whole family! For parents with kids under 12, the Family Zone is a great area to get away from the crowds. Lots of free activities, entertainment and costumed characters! Take a load off, and thanks for bringing the kids! (Note: this area is not a daycare service, all children must be with an adult at all times.)

To read more information about the Family Zone click here.
ALL WEEKEND, FOYER, LEVEL 800

 

MEET CHEWBACCA HIMSELF, JOONAS SUOTAMO!

Joonas Suotamo is a 6 ft. 10 in Finnish actor and basketball player known for his role as Chewbacca in the Star Wars saga, taking over the role from Peter Mayhew starting with Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. Join Joonas as he speaks about his experiences on the movie set and life on and off the big screen!

SUNDAY AT 1 PM, ROOM 801

 

MEET CANADIAN TREASURE MEGAN FOLLOWS

Come and meet the beloved star of Canadian television miniseries Anne of Green Gables Megan Follows, as she discusses what it was like to play Anne Shirley as well as her most recent role of Catherine de’ Medici in the television series Reign. Megan will also be signing autographs and posing for photo ops all weekend!

SATURDAY AT 2 PM, ROOM 801

 

THE OFFICIAL COMICON AFTER PARTY

Join us Friday, March 16th at 9 PM for Legendary 90’s Video Dance Party, the Official Toronto Comicon After Party at the Velvet Underground (508 Queen St. W). Music by DJ Lazarus, drink specials, dance floor, special guests and a Midnight Mega Mystery Box draw! Dress code: stylish or cosplay! $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 19+ only

FRIDAY AT 9 PM, VELVET UNDERGROUND

 

 

MEET YOUTUBERS IN PERSON

Toronto Comicon is a unique chance for you to meet the content providers of YouTube! Don’t be just another Sub, come out and meet the team from The Sean Ward Show, Albinwonderland, Glamzilla, Make ‘Em Laugh Studios, Geekin’ Gorgeous and That Joker Guy!

ALL WEEKEND, FOYER, LEVEL 800

 

COSPLAY CRAFTSMANSHIP CONTEST

Want to participate in a costume contest but are a little shy to strut your stuff on stage? The Cosplay Craftsmanship Contest is a costume contest where cosplayers can show off their crafting skills without having to appear on stage. Visit booth # 48 for more details on how to sign up!

ALL WEEKEND, BOOTH 48

 

BEHIND THE SCENES VISUAL EFFECTS IN FILM BY SPIN VFX

Technology changes almost every day, however there is one thing that is still a constant when working on Visual Effects in film and television, talented people! Come and meet Jennifer Maillett of Spin VFX, a skilled creator who will share secrets and behind the scenes techniques and footage on how they pull off some of the most impressive Visual Effects in the industry.

SATURDAY AT 2 PM, ROOM 803

 

BESTSELLING AUTHOR SIGNINGS AND READINGS

This weekend is a great opportunity to meet the people that drive your favourite form of entertainment with the written word. Don’t miss our great line-up of authors with International Best Selling Author and Creator of Forgotten Realms, Ed Greenwood (Saturday only), International Best Selling Star Wars Author E.K. Johnston, Award Winning Steampunk Author Rebecca Diem and Actress & Celebrity Author Mara Wilson!

 

LIVE NERD IMPROV COMEDY SHOWS

Come and experience Improv at its best as the comedy troupe The Dandies perform several shows including; Tour Hogwarts School of Improv Wizardry, Star Trek Improv: Holodeck Follies and Buffy The Improv Slayer: High Stakes Improv. You can also catch Doctor Horrible’ s Sing-Along-Blog by Bad Dog Theatre!

ALL WEEKEND

 

ARTIST ALLEY

Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all of your favourite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a “must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry. Here, you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches!

EXHIBIT HALL

 

 

 

2018 SHOW PARTNERS
   

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