Melbourne: It’s time to unleash your inner geek!
Oz Comic-Con Melbourne returns this June long weekend
Melburnians will soon have the opportunity to unleash their inner geek as Oz Comic-Con, Australia’s premier pop-culture expo, explodes to life at at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre this June 11-12.
Forget the Footy - there’s no better place to spend the long weekend than the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre gets taken over by all things gloriously geeky, collectible and cool.
There’s knockout headlining stars - including John Barrowman (Torchwood, Doctor Who, Arrow), Lucy Lawless (Xena: Warrior Princess) and Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgement Day), alongside a guest list of fandom favourites such as David Anders (iZombie, The Vampire Diaries), Timothy Omundson (Psych, Supernatural), Ingrid Oliver and Samuel Anderson (Doctor Who), Paul McGillion and Rachel Luttrell (Stargate: Atlantis) and David Giuntoli (Grimm), there’s something for fans of every genre. Each guest will be taking part in professional photograph and autograph opportunities across the weekend, as well as exclusive question and answer panels each day.
Oz Comic-Con isn’t just about the celebrity guests, however. The show floor will be packed with exciting and exclusive activities and features, including cosplay central, the family activity zone, and a bustling artist’s alley. With world renowned comic artists - including Nicola Scott, Mike Choi, Wolfgang Bylsma and Tom Taylor - in attendance, fans will be able to meet the hands behind their favourite works, as well as get their favourite comics signed. The Victorian finals of the Australian Championships of Cosplay will also be held at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, with the winner securing a place in the national finals in Brisbane this September.
Oz Comic-Con Melbourne will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 11-12, with doors open from 9am until 6pm each day.
For further information please visit www.ozcomiccon.com.
About Oz Comic-Con
Oz Comic-Con produces pop culture events across Australia that celebrate TV shows, movies, comic books, graphic novels, anime and gaming. The events feature multi-genre content from across the spectrum – appearances by film and television stars, comic book artists and voice actors; gaming demonstrations and Cosplay competitions; creative workshops and master classes; and hard-to-find merchandise. Oz Comic-Con proudly supports local Australian talent and businesses in many areas, providing a platform to showcase Australian creativity and endeavours. Oz Comic-Con is produced by international event organisers ReedPOP, a portfolio which includes New York Comic Con, C2E2, PAX Australia, Star Wars Celebration, Emerald City Comicon, UFC Fan Expo and more.