Oz Comic Con adds 2 more guests!

Posted by David On May 22, 2014 ADD COMMENTS

oz logoHot on the heels of their recent announcement of the awesome Kristian ‘Hodor‘ Nairn attending this year’s event, Oz Comic-Con Melbourne are following that up by announcing two more awesome guests: Daniel ‘Podrick Payne’ Portman and Arthur ‘Rory Williams’ Darvill!

Better known for his role as Podrick Payne, loyal squire to both Tyrion Lannister and Brienne of Tarth, the Scottish-born Portman has been a recognisable face on the series since its second season. His appearance at the convention is welcome news for Game of Thrones fans.

And, for three years on Doctor Who, Arthur Darvill brought to life the loveable Rory Williams, a companion to Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor. One of the most well known stars of the long-lived show, Darvill is also a talented musician and stage actor, currently staring in Once on the West End.

Portman, Darvill and Nairn are just three of the guests who will be wowing crowds at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, with other celebrities attending including television icon Richard Dean Anderson (MacGyver, Stargate SG-1), acclaimed actorTom Skerritt (Alien, Top Gun, Picket Fences) and awarded actress Veronica Cartwright (Alien, Resurrection).

The event will feature celebrity Q&A panels and professional photograph and autographs will be available with all guests, with Portman and Nairn teaming up for a photo option for Game of Thrones die-hards. For those looking for something a little bit special, limited seats are currently available for an exclusive dinner with both Portman and Nairn on July 5.

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Hodor!

Posted by David On May 20, 2014 ADD COMMENTS

HodorHodor!

Oz Comic-Con Welcomes Kristian Nairn to its Melbourne Line-Up!

Winter may be coming, but it’s no time for Game of Thrones fans to despair with Kristian Nairn, known for his role as the towering and gentle Hodor in all four series of the hit television show, set to appear at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne!

Bran Stark’s loyal helper will be in attendance at the massive pop-culture event on July 5-6, where Game of Thrones enthusiasts will be able to snap up professional photographs and autographs with Kristian. While Hodor is a man of one word, Kristian will be taking part in Q&A panels across both days, sharing stories from his time on the show. Tickets are also available to an exclusive dinner with Kristian on Saturday July 5 and, with numbers limited, fans should get in quick to secure their seat at the table.

Kristian will join an amazing line-up of guests at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, with Richard Dean Anderson (MacGyver, Stargate SG-1), Tom Skerritt (Alien, Top Gun, Picket Fences) and Veronica Cartwright (Alien) amongst those already announced.

Tickets to Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, and the special guest dinner with Mr Nairn, are available now through Showclix (http://www.showclix.com/event/3808852). For further information please visit www.ozcomiccon.com.

Shatner Beams into Oz Comic-Con!

Posted by David On May 7, 2014 ADD COMMENTS

ozWilliam Shatner Beams into Oz Comic-Con Brisbane and Sydney…Tickets on-sale now!

The countdown is on – Australia’s biggest and best pop culture event is headed to Brisbane (September 6 and 7) and Sydney (September 13 and 14), and tickets have just gone on sale. For the first time ever, Oz Comic-con is bringing Queensland and New South Wales fans the epic celebration of everything making waves in the pop culture world. Now in its third year, Oz Comic-Con has already wrapped two incredible events in Perth (March 29 and 30) and Adelaide (April 5 and 6) as well as sold out events with Benedict Cumberbatch in Sydney (April 12 and 13) so far in 2014. The standard has been set, and anticipation couldn’t be higher for Oz Comic-Con Brisbane and Sydney.

Headlining the Brisbane and Sydney shows will be sci-fi legend William Shatner, best known for his roles as Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek and Denny Crane on Boston Legal. Joining him will be Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo from Game of Thrones), Booboo Stewart (The Twilight Saga, X-Men: Days of Future Past), and Chris Judge (Stargate SG:1), as well as a wide range of other talented TV and Film stars.

Also in the line-up for the event will be Bill Farmer, the voice of Goofy, and Rodger Bumpass, best known as the voice of Squidward Tentacles on Spongebob Squarepants. Oz Comic-Con Brisbane will also feature a large range of talented comic-book artists, including Nicola Scott (DC’s Earth 2 and Birds of Prey) and David Yardin (Marvel’s X-Factor and Thunderbolt’s, DC’s Injustice: Gods Among Us).

To be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on September 6 and 7, and the Sydney Harbour Expo Centre on September 13 and 14, Oz Comic-Con will not only give fans the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of their favourite stars, it will also feature two days of celebrity panels, autograph and professional photograph opportunities, special screenings, industry master classes, portfolio reviews and a huge range of vendors selling exclusive merchandise.

Tickets to Oz Comic-Con Brisbane and Sydney are on sale now through Showclix and via the Oz Comic-Con website (www.ozcomiccon.com). Tickets purchased in advance through those portals will have a discounted price from those available at the door. Families are encouraged to attend with their little super heroes and to make it more affordable, Oz Comic-Con offers one free child’s ticket for each adult ticket pre-purchased online!

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Sherlockians, Tolkenists, Trekkies, film buffs and theatre aficionados take note – today is the day that fandoms unite, with news that Benedict Cumberbatch is set to join the fun at Oz Comic-Con Adelaide and appear at two exclusive Oz Comic-Con Q&A events in Sydney. He’s an award winning thespian, a star of the big and small screen and a man with an epic online following of devoted fans, and he will be coming to Australia thanks to Oz Comic-Con!

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Podcast – Episode #55

Posted by David On July 21, 2013 2 COMMENTS
Episode 55

Episode #55 features:

5 minute Popcorn Junkies: Same Time Next Year, Romper Stomper & Pacific Rim

Interviews: Phil Jimenez, Freddie Williams II, Paul Mason

 

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