Category Archives: Events

Five things we learned from the iZombie panel at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017

Oz Comic Con Melbourne decided it would go full zombie this year bringing three guests out from the cult hit series iZombieRahul Kohli, Robert Buckley and Aly Michalka. The show follows the story of Olivia “Liv” Moore (Rose McIver) who gets turned into a zombie, however in order to remain somewhat human she periodically eats the brains of dead patients in the morgue where she works. After eating those brains she briefly inherits some of the traits of the deceased person and experiences flashbacks of their life. Using this she begins to assist the local police detective Clive Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin). ... Continue Reading

Interview: Daniel Gillies talks about his upcoming trip to Uganda with OXFAM and working on The Originals

Over the weekend, The Originals star Daniel Gillies arrived as a guest for Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017. The Canadian born, New Zealand raised actor is best known for playing long-lived vampire Elijah Mikaelson. The show, a spin-off itself of The Vampire Diaries (which Gillies also starred in as the same character) has a legion of ardent fans. Something that Gillies hopes will help him in his upcoming cause.... Continue Reading

There’s a South Park movie singalong happening in one of Sydney’s most iconic theatres

Leave your swear jars at home because the legends over at the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace in the Sydney suburb of Cremorne are set to turn their cinema – one of Sydney’s oldest and most iconic – into a room full of foul mouths and dirty language. That’s because South Park is coming back to the big screen with a singalong version of Bigger, Longer & Uncut – for one night only! Genius.... Continue Reading

Event Review: Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017 was a mixed bag of vampires, zombies, superheroes and the supernatural

It’s freezing in Melbourne, my BOM app is telling me it’s like 2 degrees outside so I know I need to rug up even though I’m only a 5 minute walk away from the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. I throw on my warm jacket over my dress / leggings combo and make my way over to the venue. It’s a nice brisk start to the day as I make my way in, passing Stormtroopers and Wonder Woman and Wolverine and Master Chief from Halo. You know it’s a pop culture convention when you’re passing by all these fictional characters and it’s considered “normal”.... Continue Reading

Photo Gallery: Day Two of Melbourne’s Oz Comic-Con ft. Buffy, Stranger Things and Game Of Thrones

On the second and final day of the Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne, audiences were treated to panels featuring cast members of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Game of Thrones and Stranger ThingsShannon Purser – all the while the punters themselves treated us all to more incredible cosplay. Rebecca Houlden was there to capture all the action.... Continue Reading

Photo Gallery: Day One of Melbourne’s Oz Comic-Con ft. Alyson Hannigan, iZombie and amazing cosplay!

On the first day of the Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne, audiences were treated to the likes of Alyson Hannigan, iZombie, Twin Peak‘s Sherilyn Flynn and Doctor Who‘s Sylvester McCoy – while the punters themselves treated us all to some incredible cosplay. Rebecca Houlden was there to capture all the action. 
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Perth Supanova: Six things we learned from Dexter and Buffy actress Julie Benz

Even if you’re not familiar with the name Julie Benz, chances are you’ve seen her in something. From either down ‘n’ dirty action flicks like Rambo and Punisher: War Zone, to hugely popular television shows like Desperate Housewives and Dexter – and of course cult favourite Joss Whedon shows, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, where she played the villainous vampire Darla.... Continue Reading

Interview: Kid Phantom iIllustrator Paul Mason talks The Phantom, hard work and inspirations ahead of Oz Comic-Con Melbourne

Many, many moons ago I was called upon to a great task, one that would give me the privilege of passing down something special to the next generation. I was given the task to buy a newspaper for my Nan, leading me to a newsagency where I found my first The Phantom comic in 1992 as ten years old. Twenty four years later, The Phantom has entered my life again with the emergence of the new series Kid Phantom.... Continue Reading