As the days continue to pass we move slowly away from the wintry delight of Oz Comic Con Melbourne and look ahead to the Brisbane and Sydney events to be held in a hopefully sunshine-y spring time. And a couple of the names are local home grown talent.... Continue Reading
It’s an unusual time of the year for an event that is probably one of the hottest tickets in town. Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018, being held the second weekend of winter and this year was set to be pretty big, with some rather attractive names on the lineup to heat things up. ... Continue Reading
Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018 was a hot affair with heartthrobs KJ Apa, Joe Manganiello and more film and television stars descending to the city of the arts. There was also plenty to see and do with cosplayers, interactive activations, and Artist Alley and vendors selling their wares!... Continue Reading
For some actors, a role comes along that becomes particularly special, and special for a number of reasons. For the last three years Lauren German has been working on Lucifer, as the lead co-star Chloe Decker. The show centres on the character of Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the devil, who decides to take a holiday from Hell to go to Los Angeles and run a nightclub. There he meets police detective Chloe Decker and soon joins forces with her to punish those committing wicked deeds. We covered an initial 6 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching Lucifer shortly after the show began airing in 2016. The show managed to complete three excellent seasons before Fox abruptly cancelled it. Currently visiting Melbourne, Australia for the first time for Oz Comic Con, we had a chat with her about the show, it’s shock cancellation and the social media campaign to save the show.... Continue Reading
Jes Macallan is a classical dancer and occasional model and now taking a leap into acting. Best known for her role as the badass boss of the Time Bureau on Legends Of Tomorrow or as Josslyn Carver on Mistresses, one of a group of female friends caught up in mixture of scandalous activity. Macallan is a multi faceted person both on and offscreen. We had a chat with her in the lead up to her visit to Melbourne for Oz Comic Con. ... Continue Reading
Clare Kramer, might be best known for her work as Glory on Buffy The Vampire Slayer but for the past several years she has taken her skills as an actor and begun to move behind the scenes working in production and now as a director. Soon she will be making her way to Melbourne for Oz Comic Con and not only will she be attending as a guest, but also as an emcee for the pop culture convention. We had a chat with her in the lead up to the convention to talk about her double duties at the event, her stint on Buffy and now getting to work more behind the camera.... Continue Reading
Sneaking in just under the wire before the schedule gets locked in Oz Comic Con has announced two final guests for their Melbourne event happening 9th and 10th of June.
Star of Riverdale KJ Apa and Magic Mike and True Blood alum Joe Manganiello will headline the pop culture convention and be set to get fans hearts racing. ... Continue Reading
“Comics” is defined by Wikipedia as “a medium used to express ideas by images, often combined with text or other visual information.” The history of comics has been a long one that has seen a resurgence thanks to the steadily growing pop culture convention scene. It was comics that gave birth to the pop culture convention we see today. Which now brings fans of not just comics, but also, film, television, gaming and cosplay all together in the one place. One of Australia’s leading conventions – Oz Comic Con – will have its first event of the year in Melbourne over the weekend of 9th and 10th of June 2018. One of the comic guests making a special appearance on the Oz Comic Con lineup will be Wayne Nichols, a comic artist, illustrator and concept artist. In the lead up to the convention we had a chat to discuss how Nichols’ work will feature in particular as part of the convention.... Continue Reading
Over the weekend the ICC Sydney Convention Centre at Darling Harbour played host to Oz Comic Con Sydney. This would be the first time the pop culture event would be held in the brand new convention centre so it seemed only fitting that for this event we’d be graced by a very special guest in The Impossible Girl herself Jenna Coleman from Doctor Who.
Coleman whilst visiting for Oz Comic Con entertained the audiences with a question and answer panel on each day. Here’s the five things we learned from her and her Q&A panels.... Continue Reading
Australian television fans would probably recognise Catrin Stewart from her most notable role as Jenny Flint on Doctor Who. The character of Flint began as a maid to Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), a Silurian lizard woman who also is a bit of a Sherlock Holmes-type, along with her trusty Sontaran assistant Strax (Dan Starkey). However this colourful trio of characters quickly became fan favourites and went from guest stars to being written into several episodes. ... Continue Reading