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June, 2018

April, 2016

  • 29 April

    Report on: GTA Comic Con

    Almost everywhere in Ontario has their own Comic-Con now. From Oshawa to Niagara. However the small hamlet of Oakville, despite the clean tap, rarely sees excitement. But on April 24th, 2016, the small town lucked out and was host to the GTA Comic-Con, held at the Ontario Conference Centre. Like …

March, 2016

  • 24 March

    Report on: Toronto ComiCon

    With Star Wars still fresh in our memory, Captain America 3: Civil War coming out soon, Daredevil season 2 on Netflix, and Free Comic Book Day coming up, and Walking Dead season finale approaching, it’s the perfect time for comic fans to come together and share the hype and enthusiasm, …

June, 2015

  • 2 June

    Report on: Anime North 2015

    Anime North is annually held at the Toronto Congress Centre and a hefty handful of surrounding hotels. It’s an unstoppable hurricane of a convention that marks the start of the summer (which ends with FanExpo). Thousands upon thousands of people pre-register, book their hotels, prepare their costumes, their wallets, and ready their …

November, 2014

  • 10 November

    Report On: Youmacon 2014

    When asked to describe Detroit, most people say “Crime”, or “Economic decay” or “Motown”. But to a few thousand people, for one weekend a year, Detroit is all about the sensational anime party convention that is Youmacon. Keeping Detroit’s People-Movie transit system filled with colourful nerds all weekend, it’s a …

October, 2014

  • 2 October

    Report On: Unplugged Expo 3

    A lot of people, if not the majority of people going to FanExpo go for a tight handful of precise, like seeing a guest, getting a deal, or showing off their outfit. Anything else is just white noise to them. But for the more seasoned convention crowd, every part of the …

September, 2014

  • 5 September

    Report On: FanExpo 2014

    The winter con was a modest but fun experience. The March convention was a fun experience too. But Informa would be foolish to think they were prepared for an event the scale of Fan Expo. Always a mixed bag, a lot of great experiences, interactions, deals, and the fear that …