There can be only one Oz Comic-Con, and this year on the 1st and 2nd of July the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre will play host to a huge variety of guests from teleivision and film fantasy, sci-fi, and drama genres. As well as being one of the go-to events for cosplay, comics, books, gaming demonstrations and creative workshops. A place to celebrate all forms of fandom and geekdom.
Their latest announcement sees the one and only Christopher Lambert of Highlander join the events list of celebrity guests. As well as Daniel Portman, best known as the squire Podrick Payne on Game Of Thrones and joining his fellow GOT castmate Eugene Simon who played Lancel Lannister. Switching to some classic sci-fi, the seventh Doctor himself Sylvester McCoy, who most recently has been seen in The Hobbit as Radagast the Brown and the Netflix series Sense8. As well as Aquaman’s Jason Momoa, Daredevil’s Elden Hensen, The Originals’ Daniel Gillies, Black Sails’ Zach McGowan, Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s Tom Lenk, iZombie’s Robert Buckley and Rahul Kohli, Supernatural’s DJ Qualls and the voice of Goofy, Bill Farmer.
There are also some kick ass ladies on the guest list too. Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s Alyson Hannigan, Stranger Thing’s Shannon Purser, Twin Peaks’ Sherilyn Fenn, and Aly Michalka from iZombie as well as Australia’s own Rhiannon Fish formerly of Home And Away, and also starring in CW’s The 100, will be striding up alongside the gents.
As well as the opportunity to meet and greet the celebrity guests there will be stalls and exhibitors selling their wares full of pop culture related handcrafts and merchandise. Activities and workshops to help those wanting to get into cosplay or comics. Cosplay competitions and gaming demonstrations and so much more.
Oz Comic Con will be held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre July 1 – 2 from 9am – 6pm each day. For more information or to purchase tickets click here.