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Billy Boyd

"Pippin" The Lord of the Rings
Billy Boyd is best known for his portrayal of “Pippin” in Peter Jackson’s famous “The Lord of the Rings” film trilogy“, adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien’s legendary fantasy work, which was released from 2001-2003 with Boyd appearing in all three films. His character proved to be one of the most popular and memorable in the franchise, providing comic relief and heart to the productions.

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Jeff Lemire

Comic Writer & Artist
Known For: DESCENDER, BLACK HAMMER, SWEET TOOTH, UNDERWATER WELDER, ESSEX COUNTY as well as MOON KNIGHT, OLD MAN LOGAN,THANOS for Marvel and SECRET PATH with Gord Downie
-Writer of mainstream comics with acclaimed runs on such titles as Extraordinary X-Men, Green Arrow, Animal Man and Hawkeye for Marvel and DC Comics.

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Dickey Beer

Stuntman
Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi
The actor / stuntman is best known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi where he was the stunt double for Boba Fett and Luke Skywalker as well as portraying Barada, Sergeant Junkin, a Stormtrooper, a Gamorrean Guard, and a Biker Scout. His huge list of stunt credits also include; Superman III, Krull, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Dune, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Total Recall, Starship Troopers, Terminator 3, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and several James Bond films.

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Brian Hull

YouTube Vocal Impersonator
With nearly 70 Million total views on YouTube, Hull shot to viral video fame in 2014 with his rendition of Frozen’s “Let It Go”. Hull has continued to showcase his vocal talents, which include stunningly accurate impersonations of hundreds of characters. His most recent viral hits, seen by millions, include “Disney Pixar sings Hello” and “Disney Pixar sings Moana”.

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Kenny Hotz

Kenneth Joel “Kenny” Hotz is a Canadian producer, writer, director, actor, and comedian. Hotz is a South Park consultant and writer, creator/star of the Comedy Central television show Kenny vs. Spenny.

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Spencer “Spenny” Rice

Canadian producer, writer, director, actor and musician. He is the co-creator/star of the hit reality comedy series, Kenny Vs Spenny (Showcase/Comedy Central.)

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Amber Nash

"Pam Poovey" - Archer
Amber Nash, actor and improviser who is most known for her role as Pam Poovey on the hit animated series Archer on the FX Network. Her role as the boozing, gossiping and promiscuous head of Human Resources for ISIS (International Secret Intelligence Service) on the series is a stand-out and fan favorite where she works regularly with such recognized, and acclaimed, co-stars such as Judy Greer, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Jessica Walters and H. Jon Benjamin.

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Wink Yahoo (Scott Yaphe)

After graduating from Ryerson University, Yaphe joined the cast of YTV’s sketch comedy show ‘It’s Alive!’, which lasted three seasons. When the show ended, his beloved character Wink Yahoo was granted his own series entitled ‘Uh-Oh!’. The whacky, slime-filled game show aired from 1997-2003 on YTV following the network’s “The Zone” programming block.

In addition to his work on YTV, voice and commercial work keep Scott busy. He spent 7 years as the voice of Rogers Sportsnet and 4 years as the Promo Voice of SUN TV. He has appeared in dozens of memorable commercials. Scott has most recently voiced the role of “Lucky” in the 3D animated feature film, “The Nut Job” and is currently shooting Guillermo Del Toro’s adaptation of his vampire horror novel, “The Strain”, playing the role of Sledge. He has also had supporting roles on TMN Canada’s ‘Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures’ and Global/ABC’s ‘Rookie Blue’ and had recurring roles on both Disney XD’s ‘Aaron Stone’ and Warner Television’s ‘Unnatural History’. Yaphe has also shared the big screen with Jennifer Love Hewitt in the Jackie Chan film, The Tuxedo, and with two-time Oscar winner Hillary Swank in the Amelia Earhart biopic, Amelia. He can also be seen in the film, STAG, starring Donald Faison (Scrubs), Eva Amurri (Californication) and Jon Dore (The Jon Dore Show) on TMN in Januray 2014.

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Tony Lee

Legendary Hypnotist Entertainer
Tony Lee is a legendary hypnotist entertainer presenting the “Hypno-Twist” live show alongside Spenny (all-ages show). Lee is an inductee into the 2015 COCA Hall of Fame. He has performed internationally for 32 years with over 9000 performances.

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Tony Gray

Canadian-born comic book writer and illustrator. He has worked on comic books, syndicated comic strips and character designs for companies which include, DC Comics, GlassMonkey Studios, Hasbro and Chrysler. Gray has illustrated works featuring characters as widely diverse as Batman, Spider-man, Red Sonja, and Princess Lollipop.

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Tom Nguyen

Artist
Tom Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American visual artist who began his professional career freelancing for comic book publishers such as DC Comics and Marvel Comics from the age of 19. Building his name as an inker, he has worked on major titles such as Batman, Green Lantern, JLA, and Superman: The Man of Steel among others.

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Jennifer Maillet

VFX Artist - Harry Potter, Suicide Squad, Elysium, and Into the Woods
Maillet has worked in the film industry for 7 years and has been a VFX Artist on shows like The Walking Dead, Vikings, Orphan Black, Penny Dreadful, Fear the Walking Dead, and Legion to name a few. She’s also worked on feature film such as, Harry Potter, Suicide Squad, Elysium, and Into the woods. In 2013, her team won the Canadian Screen Award for Outstanding Achievement Award In Visual Effects for their work on Vikings.

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Willow Dawson

Author / Illustrator - "The Wolf-Birds", "Avis Dolphin"
Willow Dawson’s picture book THE WOLF-BIRDS received a School Library Journal STARRED REVIEW and was a finalist for multiple awards. Her graphic novels include, AVIS DOLPHIN with Frieda Wishinsky (Groundwood Books), HYENA IN PETTICOATS (Penguin Books), LILA AND ECCO’S DIY COMICS CLUB (Kids Can Press) and NO GIRLS ALLOWED with Susan Hughes (Kids Can Press). She is currently illustrating WHITE AS MILK, RED AS BLOOD, the first fully illustrated English edition of Franz Xaver von Schonwerth fairy tales, translated by Shelley Tanaka (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018).
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Super Art Fight

Founded in 2008, Super Art Fight presents a live event unlike any other - a hilarious hybrid of live drawing, pro-wrestling style dramatics and characters, and improv comedy. They’ve been featured in the pages of Wired and the Washington Post, and entertained crowds all over the United States. Now they are set to invade Canada for both Saturday and Sunday of the Forest City Comicon. Fans can cheer their favorites on to victory, but prepare themselves for the unpredictable topic generator known as THE WHEEL OF DEATH. There is nothing else like Super Art Fight on Earth! For more details, check them out online at SuperArtFight.com.

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The 404s Improv Comedy

With their unique “geekprov” brand of improv comedy, they have been entertaining audiences all around Canada and the United States. Incorporating their wit, charm, pop culture knowledge, and a great deal of audience participation, The 404s make sure every show is memorable, interactive, and hilarious. The 404s will be performing on both Saturday and Sunday of the Forest City Comicon.

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Jeremy Bushell

ComiCon Host
Jeremy Bushell is a proud life-long nerd. When he's not working his various writing projects (minecrafting) he can usually be found working out material on stage in front of audiences all across the province. Jeremy started hosting and MC’ing at school events at the age of 14. He somehow found time away from dusting his Batman memorabilia to hone his skills performing and directing drama productions, writing and performing in sketch comedy shows, not writing but organizing and performing in improv comedy and public speaking contests all before graduating high school.

In 2012, he founded Back-Up Productions; an improv comedy troupe, with his brother Brad Bushell. Back-Up went on to become Phase 3 Entertainment; which performed more than 50 live shows, and produced the UWO Comedy Festival and Improv War, which raised funds for the 5p- Society. Jeremy also hosted the Brescia Comedy Night for 3 years.

Back in “Con-World” Jeremy has co-hosted the popular “Batfan v Superfan" panel series for the last three years and was the Con-Host for The Forest City Comicon’s major celebrity panels and cosplay contest in 2015. He is excited to be back again this year and can't wait to jump back on stage at the greatest celebration of Nerd Culture in the Forest City!

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Puppet Workshop: Ceris Thomas & Kerry Hishon

Puppeteers!
In one hour, participants will have the opportunity to experiment with a simple hand puppet and develop some lip sync and performance skills. Eye focus, gravity, breath and vocal character development will all be explored.

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ARTEMIS Starship Bridge Simulator

All cadets, report to the fighter bay! You are invited to learn by playing, exploring and experimenting through verbal communication and flying action in a single seat space craft. We hope to inspire you to complete missions through imagining, tinkering and collaborating as a pilot of a fighter squad.

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VR - IN2 Games

Take your gaming to the next level with In2 Games Virtual Reality! Experience the world of Star Wars and more in this immersive rig. Free demos running all day.
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Retro & Group Gaming with team GOES

All the hits from SNES to PS4! Play solo or join some friends for a game of Mario Kart, Duck Hunt, or Dance Dance revolution!
It’s all free, all day!
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Borrow a Board Game Library

Dive into our borrow-a-board-game library and try something new! It’s totally free. We have plenty of space for you and your friends. Don’t know what to try? Our volunteers can help you pick something fun and show you how to play!
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Stephen B. Pearl

Author - Panelist
Stephen B. Pearl’s works range from post apocalyptic Science Fiction, The Tinker’s World Series, to his Norse inspired high fantasy, Horn of the Kraken, based on the Fate of the Norns Ragnarok RPG. His other works touch on all points between. His writings incorporate real places and focus on the logical consequences of the worlds he crafts. For more, visit his vender’s table at Forest City Comicon, his website: www.stephenpearl.com , or his Amazon page: www.amazon.com/author/stephenpearl

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Ontario's Swedish Chef

Interactive Cooking Display
Ingishver de Ontario’s Swedish Chef. Hurdyver yorne devern Forest City Comic Con. Bork, bork, bork!

(Ontario’s Swedish Chef Chef will be providing cooking demos throughout the day in the second floor atrium)

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Digital Extremes

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Bell

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Fanshawe College

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Downtown London

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Investors Group (Randy Sheffield)

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London Economic Development Corporation

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Uber Cool Stuff

Located in London, Ontario, Über Cool Stuff is your source for funky gifts and housewares, quirky art, outstanding board games and designer toys. Find us at 123 Carling Street, or come in through H2 via 122 Dundas Street.
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Heroes Comics

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L.A. Mood Comics & Games

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Palasad

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Project Play

Project Play is an award-winning organization, Full of interactive gaming and family friendly fun, Project Play is Southwestern Ontario’s biggest hands-on gaming event. Proceeds go to sharing the fun through donations of board and video games to local community organizations. In its fifth year, the event has helped 15 organizations and raised over $25,000.
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Neo Tokyo

London Ontario's ONLY Dedicated Anime and Manga Store
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Advanced Early Ticket Entry Begins!

09:30 AM 09:30 AM Front Entrance (York Street)

Ticket holders in the advanced ticket line begin entering at 9:30 am.  Have your ticket ready for speedy entry!

New ticket purchases begin at 10:00 am at the General Gate Opening.


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FREE - VR with IN2 Games (All Day)

09:30 AM 06:00 PM Project Play Zone presented by Digital Extremes

Step into the world of VR! Take your gaming to the next level with In2 Games Virtual Reality! Experience the world of Star Wars and more in this immersive rig. Free demos running all day.
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FREE - Retro & Group Gaming with GOES (All Day)

09:30 AM 10:30 AM Project Play Zone presented by Digital Extremes

Play solo or join some friends for a game of Mario Kart, Duck Hunt, or Dance Dance revolution!
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General Gate Opening

10:00 AM 10:00 AM Front Entrance (York Street)

New ticket purchases can begin at the General Gate Opening.  Cash, debit, and credit all accepted.

Kids 12 & under enter FREE and do not require a ticket.
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Legion of Doom Jail & Bail (All Day)

10:00 AM 04:30 PM

The Legion of Doom returns to Forest City Comicon with their Jail and Bail Initiative once again. Visit their booth and take part by nominating friends and family to be taken "Hostage" by the Legion and held for "Ransom" in their brig. Ransoms collected will benefit the Terry Fox Foundation. Ransoms can be collected online, and in person. Support a great cause because no one fights alone. www.legionofdoom.ca www.terryfox.ca/legionofdoom


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Heroes & Villains: Psychological Twist

10:30 AM 11:30 AM Salon H - Presented by Bell

Last year's panel featured three great guests and an open forum to discuss why exactly we are drawn to heroes and antiheroes, villains and monsters. This year we are going to bring back some familiar faces, mixed in with new guests to talk about the psychological aspects of some of pop-cultures most beloved (and feared) characters.

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Why are my kids ALWAYS Gaming?! Using the Gamer Motivation Theory to Better Parent Your Young Gamer

10:30 AM 11:30 AM Salon J

Do you struggle to understand why your child games? Are you worried about his/ her productivity and/ or future? Do you want to better understand how to have a productive discussion with your child about the games they're playing and healthy limits?

Join this one-hour panel informed by Quantic Foundary's Gamer Motivation Theory and get some quick and easy tools to start an authentic conversation with your child and work together to find best practices that work for your family!
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Autographs with Gru

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Kids Zone

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Cooking with Ontario Swedish Chef

10:30 AM 11:00 AM Entrance to Exhibitor Floor

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The Many Voices of Brian Hull

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

With nearly 70 Million total views on YouTube, Hull shot to viral video fame in 2014 with his rendition of Frozen’s “Let It Go”. Hull has continued to showcase his vocal talents, which include stunningly accurate impersonations of hundreds of characters. His most recent viral hits, seen by millions, include “Disney Pixar sings Hello” and “Disney Pixar sings Moana”.

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Super Smash WiiU Tournament: Free to Enter!

11:00 AM 01:00 PM Project Play Zone presented by Digital Extremes

No advance pre-registration required! Simply arrive the day-of before 11:00 am to register at the Game On Entertainment (GOES) booth!
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Escape the Con! (Pre-Registration Required)

11:00 AM 12:30 PM EVERYWHERE

Details: http://forestcitycomicon.ca/escapethecon/

Registration *may* be available day-of depending on slots filled.  Drop by Exodus Escape Rooms booth for details.

Exodus Escape Rooms London is running a special puzzle Escape Room challenge that will run DURING the Forest City Comicon! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to play this one-of-a-kind game during a real comic con event.

An Escape Room is a group activity that places your team inside a themed game room – – in this case, for the first time ever, that room is actually an ENTIRE comic con! Your job is to discover hidden clues spread throughout the London Convention Centre during the comic con, solve puzzles, and open locks that will eventually lead to your victory!



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Star Wars Stuntman Dickey Beer

11:30 AM 12:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

The actor / stuntman is best known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi where he was the stunt double for Boba Fett and Luke Skywalker as well as portraying Barada, Sergeant Junkin, a Stormtrooper, a Gamorrean Guard, and a Biker Scout. His huge list of stunt credits also include; Superman III, Krull, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Dune, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Total Recall, Starship Troopers, Terminator 3, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and several James Bond films.

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Tom Nguyen - Artist

11:30 AM 12:30 PM Salon J

Tom Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American visual artist who began his professional career freelancing for comic book publishers such as DC Comics and Marvel Comics from the age of 19. Building his name as an inker, he has worked on major titles such as Batman, Green Lantern, JLA, and Superman: The Man of Steel among others.

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Super Art Fight - Afternoon Show

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

From Washington DC: Super Art Fight presents a live event unlike any other: a hilarious hybrid of live drawing, pro-wrestling style dramatics and characters, and improv comedy.


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DC vs Marvel, The Saga Continues

12:30 PM 01:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

DC and Marvel are both building Movie and TV ‘verses, and their approaches recall the earlier days of each company. Marvel emphasizes continuity and, as much as possible, keeping everything in one universe. DC creates various universes that do not all cross over, which typifies the approach their comics took prior to the mid-1960s, when many of their characters only sporadically or selectively crossed over (some not at all) and events in one comic did not always affect events in another. What drives the differing approaches? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
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Careers in Game Design with Fanshawe College

12:30 PM 01:30 PM Salon J

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Billy Boyd - Second Breakfast

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

Billy Boyd is best known for his portrayal of “Pippin” in Peter Jackson’s famous “The Lord of the Rings” film trilogy“, adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien’s legendary fantasy work, which was released from 2001-2003 with Boyd appearing in all three films. His character proved to be one of the most popular and memorable in the franchise, providing comic relief and heart to the productions.

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FREE - ARTEMIS Starship Bridge Simulator (All Day)

01:00 PM 09:00 PM Project Play Zone presented by Digital Extremes

All cadets, report to the fighter bay! You are invited to learn by playing, exploring and experimenting through verbal communication and flying action in a single seat space craft. We hope to inspire you to complete missions through imagining, tinkering and collaborating as a pilot of a fighter squad.

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Viking Combat Demo

01:45 PM 02:30 PM Demo Fields

The combat show is an educational and entertaining demonstration of the weapons, tactics, and group formations of melee combat used by the Vikings. We then also demonstrate the group formation famously known as the shield wall - an interlocked array of round shields forming an impenetrable line as it engages the enemy.
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Comics in London & the Eddy Smet Archives

01:45 PM 02:30 PM Salon J

In the Fall of 2016, Eddy Smet, long time Math Prof. at Western’s Huron College and former owner (1979-86) of The Comic Book Collector shop on Dundas St. and serious comic book collector, donated his substantial collection of rare Canadian golden age comics to the Western University Archives. This panel explores Eddy Smet’s important contribution to comics in London. Hosted by: Ivan Kocmarek
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Autographs with Gru

02:00 PM 02:30 PM Kids Zone

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Cooking with Ontario Swedish Chef

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Entrance to Exhibitor Floor

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Hypnotwist featuring Kenny v Spenny

02:30 PM 03:30 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

Hypno-Twist, the comic book series, is also an all-ages live interactive show, starring legendary hypnotist entertainer, and COCA Hall of Fame inductee (2016) Tony Lee and Spencer "Spenny" Rice from Kenny Versus Spenny. Using Tony's stunning hypnotist abilities in a show revolving around iconic super heroes. Pulling audience members on stage, Tony will outfit them in cosplay and turn into their favourite super heroes, BUT doing not exactly what they do in movies and comic books. Spenny will appear in character from the Hypno-Twist comic, who is the most suggestible man Tony has ever worked. The show is G-Rated for all-ages.

**Note: for fans looking for meet and greets with Kenny v Spenny outside of the Hypno Twist show, come meet them on the convention floor!

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Jeff Lemire

02:30 PM 03:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

-Known For: DESCENDER, BLACK HAMMER, SWEET TOOTH, UNDERWATER WELDER, ESSEX COUNTY as well as MOON KNIGHT, OLD MAN LOGAN,THANOS for Marvel and SECRET PATH with Gord Downie
-Writer of mainstream comics with acclaimed runs on such titles as Extraordinary X-Men, Green Arrow, Animal Man and Hawkeye for Marvel and DC Comics.

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Furry Photo Meetup

02:30 PM 03:00 PM Demo Fields

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The Prop Collector - Dr. David

02:30 PM 03:30 PM Salon J

The Hobby of Movie Prop collecting has exploded in recent years. Many auction houses and auctions have recently sprung up, garnering record setting prices. An expertise in the area is required, as there are potentially many fakes that exist, which can potentially fool the buyer. This discussion will focus on my journey/odyssey in the field of collecting Screen Used Movie props.


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Marvel Photo Meeup

03:00 PM 03:30 PM Demo Fields

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Amber Nash - Archer

03:30 PM 04:30 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

Amber Nash, actor and improviser who is most known for her role as Pam Poovey on the hit animated series Archer on the FX Network. Her role as the boozing, gossiping and promiscuous head of Human Resources for ISIS (International Secret Intelligence Service) on the series is a stand-out and fan favorite where she works regularly with such recognized, and acclaimed, co-stars such as Judy Greer, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Jessica Walters and H. Jon Benjamin.

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404s Improv Comedy (Afternoon Show)

03:30 PM 04:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

Included FREE with admission: the Eastside The 404s – Improv Comedy show off their unique “geekprov” brand of improv comedy!


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Puppet Manipulation and Characterization

03:30 PM 04:30 PM Salon J

In one hour, participants will have the opportunity to experiment with a simple puppets and develop some lip sync and performance skills. Eye focus, gravity, breath and vocal character development will all be explored.


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DC Photo Meetup

03:30 PM 04:00 PM Demo Fields

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Viking Combat Demo

03:30 PM 04:30 PM Demo Fields

The combat show is an educational and entertaining demonstration of the weapons, tactics, and group formations of melee combat used by the Vikings. We then also demonstrate the group formation famously known as the shield wall - an interlocked array of round shields forming an impenetrable line as it engages the enemy.
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Star Wars Photo Meetup

04:00 PM 04:30 PM Demo Fields

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Cooking with Ontario Swedish Chef

04:00 PM 04:30 PM Entrance to Exhibitor Floor

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"UhOh! Live" with Wink Yahoo!

04:30 PM 05:30 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

“PUNISHER! CONTROL” That’s right, the legend, Wink Yahoo (Scott Yaphe) from YTV’s 90s game show “UhOh!” is coming to Forest City Comicon! – – “UhOh!: Live”, a convention version of the original show, is included with your admission!

Get a t-shirt from Wink Yahoo's booth to have the chance to be part of the show!



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J-Fashion Lolita

04:30 PM 05:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

A simple introduction to the Japanese fashion called Lolita. The panel will include the fashion's origins, a break down of a coordinate, how to wear the fashion, lolita terms, where to find lolita clothing and items and what communities exist in southern Ontario.
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VFX with Jennifer Maillet

04:30 PM 05:30 PM Salon J

Maillet has worked in the film industry for 7 years and has been a VFX Artist on shows like The Walking Dead, Vikings, Orphan Black, Penny Dreadful, Fear the Walking Dead, and Legion to name a few. She’s also worked on feature film such as, Harry Potter, Suicide Squad, Elysium, and Into the woods. In 2013, her team won the Canadian Screen Award for Outstanding Achievement Award In Visual Effects for their work on Vikings.

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Cosplay Contest - Presented by Fanshawe College

05:30 PM 07:00 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

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FanFiction Nation

05:30 PM 06:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

Fanfiction Nation brings you the best/worst of fanfiction brought to you by the comedians who wrote them! Presented by Kyle Andrews (Toronto) and Mark Cotoia (Los Angeles), Fanfiction Nation takes their podcast to a whole new level by performing their comedically dramatic reading LIVE for Forest City Comicon!
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Building the Fantastic (Writing)

05:30 PM 06:30 PM Salon J

In science fiction and fantasy there are often incredible constructs. What do you need to keep in mind when building the fantastic so that those in the know don’t throw your book across the room in disgust?

Stephen B. Pearl’s works range from post apocalyptic Science Fiction, The Tinker’s World Series, to his Norse inspired high fantasy, Horn of the Kraken, based on the Fate of the Norns Ragnarok RPG. His other works touch on all points between. His writings incorporate real places and focus on the logical consequences of the worlds he crafts. For more, visit his vender’s table at Forest City Comicon, his website: www.stephenpearl.com , or his Amazon page: www.amazon.com/author/stephenpearl

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What's Wrong with Marvel Comics?

06:30 PM 07:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

Superhero movies have never been more popular, but the source material leaves so much to be desired. Dan Brown and AJaye Williams give their perspective on why Marvel Comics have gone into the toilet.

This won't be a panel just bashing Marvel Comics, but suggesting solutions as well. Sure, we'll vent -- but we have some ideas the company should try. What does Marvel have to lose at this point?
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Super Art Fight (Evening Show)

07:00 PM 08:00 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

From Washington DC: Super Art Fight presents a live event unlike any other: a hilarious hybrid of live drawing, pro-wrestling style dramatics and characters, and improv comedy.


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Come Meet Steven's Universe

07:00 PM 08:00 PM Salon J

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Three Things You May Not Know about Copyright & Creative License: Number Three will SHOCK You!

07:30 PM 08:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

Do you love to buy and collect comics, art and games? Or do you love to create your own, as a cosplayer, 3D printing enthusiast or fan artist? Join Andrew and Kristian for a presentation and discussion on how the digital age has changed how fans and creators should think about using, buying, selling, and owning creative property.
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404s Improv Comedy (Evening Show)

08:00 PM 09:00 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

Included FREE with admission: the Eastside The 404s – Improv Comedy show off their unique “geekprov” brand of improv comedy!


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Kimono, Introduction and Cosplay

08:00 PM 09:00 PM Salon J

An introduction to the history and wearing kimono, and tips for creating costumes using kimono.
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Just Us League 2017

08:30 PM 09:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

We few, we brave few who still stand up and scream proudly "HEY, THEY AREN'T THAT BAD." Will reunite this year at Forest City Comic Con to talk about the victories and the missteps of Warner Brothers and DC Entertainment in 2016 and 2017, as well as break down all the good things scheduled for 2018 and beyond!

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FanFiction Nation (Evening Show)

09:00 PM 10:00 PM Main Stage - Presented by Randy Sheffield Investors Group

Fanfiction Nation brings you the best/worst of fanfiction brought to you by the comedians who wrote them! Presented by Kyle Andrews (Toronto) and Mark Cotoia (Los Angeles), Fanfiction Nation takes their podcast to a whole new level by performing their comedically dramatic reading LIVE for Forest City Comicon!
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The Spell Tutor - Harry Potter Fan Fiction

09:00 PM 10:00 PM Salon J

The world of Harry Potter fan fiction has participants of all kinds from all over the globe. Meet the makers of "The Spell Tutor", a web series set in an Ontario magic school, that has featured members of the Harry Potter Society of London. Watch a few episodes and talk about all things Potter!
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Mystic Messanger After Dark

09:30 PM 10:30 PM Salon H - Presented by Bell

Mystic Messenger Crew will be answering questions as your favorite characters as well as playing games with the audience! No question is off limits.