10 Days Until Comiccon: Are You Ready?

nerdfighters rules Hello Fellow BookNerds!

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m getting pretty excited. Why, you ask? Well, it’s not every day you get to be in the same room as, oh, I don’t know …. FELICIA DAY, SUMMER GLAU, KEVIN SORBO, and more of the most amazing celebrities who ever lived!

I mentioned this before, but this years Comiccon is being held in Ottawa at the Ernst and Young Centre, from May 10th-12th, and will be featuring a wide range of guests from TV actors to comic book writers & artists. Unfortunately, for the past few weeks, there have been a lot of cancellations due to conflicting schedules, but that hasn’t stopped them from locating others who were equally as eager to make an appearance. Here is the updated guest list as of today:


  • Gillian Anderson (X-Files – Agent Scully)
  • Manu Bennett (Spartacus – Crixus)
  • Michael Shanks (Stargate SG-1 – Dr. Daniel Jackson)
  • Laurie Holden (Walking Dead – Andrea)
  • James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Spike)
  • Felicia Day (Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog – Penny)
  • Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: Next Generation – Wesley Crusher)
  • Burt Ward (Batman, 1960’s – Robin)
  • Julie Newmar (Catwoman)
  • Levar Burton (Star Trek: Next Generation – Geordi La Forge)
  • Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars – Lando)
  • Dave Prowse (Star Wars – Darth Vader)
  • Summer Glau (Firefly – River)
  • Jewel Staite (Firefly – Kaylee)
  • Nicholas Brendon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Xander)
  • Kevin Sorbo (Andromeda – Captain Dylan Hunt)
  • Ross Mullan (Game of Thrones – White Walker)

Voice Actors:

  • Vic Mignogna (Fullmetal Alchemist – Edward Elric)

Comic Book Artists/Writers:

  • George Perez (Marvel – The Avengers, Deadly Hands of Kung Fu, etc)
  • Chris Claremont (Uncanny X-Men)
  • Neal Adams (Green Lantern, Batman, Superman, etc.)
  • Dale Keown (The Incredible Hulk)
  • Josh Adams (Dr Who, Sherlock)
  • Mike Grell (Shaman’s Tears)
  • Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night)
  • Steve Niles (30 Days of Night & Batman: Gotham County Line)
  • Dave Ross (Spiderman, Daredevil, Aliens, etc.)
  • Nick Bradshaw (Wolverine and the X-Men)
  • Yanick Paquette (Avengers, Gambit, Adventures of Superman, etc.)
  • Kelly Tindall (Machine of Death, Zombie Bomb, Bedlam, etc.)
  • Ty Templeton (Mad Magazine, The Simpsons, Justice League, etc.)
  • Richard Starkings (Elephantmen)
  • Mike Rooth (Ottawa Comiccon Artist)
  • Ronn Sutton (1000 Ways to Die)
  • Janet Hetherington (Eternal Romance)
  • Geof Isherwood (Silver Surfer, Conan the Barbarian, Lincoln-16, etc.)
  • Marco Rudy (The Shield, Superboy, Superman/Batman)
  • Leonard Kirk (New Mutants, JSA, Dark X-Man, etc.)
  • etc…


  • James Marsters
  • David Martel
  • MC Lars
  • Wordburglar
  • Jesse Dangerously
  • More Or Les
  • Tribe One


  • Capital City Garrison (Star Wars)
  • 1966 Batmobile
  • Dr. Who Society of Canada
  • Steampunk Canada
  • Ottawa Browncoats (Firefly/Serenity)
  • Marie-Claude Bourbonnais (Cosplayer)
  • Liana K (Videogame journalist)
  • Shawn Baichoo (Assassin’s Creed)
  • Jason Ambrus (Independent Filmmaker)
  • Chris Alexander (Fangoria – Editor-In-Chief)
  • etc…

To check out the complete guest list, for there are just too many talents to fit into one post, visit the official Comiccon website. You can also check out event dates, times and pick and choose which exhibits you want to check out while you’re there.

That’s all for today. I’ll be sure to post another guest update at the beginning of the week leading up to Comiccon, and be sure to let me know how excited you are in the poll below. Until tomorrow, happy reading!







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