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Rob Langton of the Central Canada Comic Con has just sent us information on the upcoming event scheduled to take place in just a couple months time. Here's what he had to share:The Central Canada Comic Con(Formerly the Manitoba Comic Con) is going to take place October 30th-November 1st, 2009 at the Winnipeg Convention Center.
This is the fourth year of the event and it keeps getting bigger and better each year. This year the Central Canada Comic Con is going guest list is shaping up nicely.
We have a big Transfromers influence at the Con. Alex Milne and Marv Wolfman are our two big Transformers guests this year!
Alex Milne of course is the artist responsible for a lot of recent Transformers comics including Reign of Starscream, Spotlight Arcee and the ROTF Movie Prequel comics.
Marv Wolfman has a lot of writing credits for Best Wars and Beast Machines.
As well we will have all the most recent and vintage Transformers, Henkeis, Encores and more in our dealer room. As well the there is a local Transformers Collectors Club table showcasing customs and repaints.
Also Transformers cartoons will be showcased in our video room with G1 and Headmasters tenatively on the play list.
Other Guests slated to appear this year are:
Adam West, Julie Newmar, Dirk Benedict, Peter Mayhew, Howard Chaykin, Bob Layton and The Honky Tonk Man. Guests will continue to be added as the convention approaches so stay tuned.
As usual the CCCC, or C4 as it will be known, is bringing back its popular features from previous years including:
The "Batmobile"(This years featured vehicle)
150 plus Dealer Tables
Wine & Cheese with the Stars
Celebrity Panels, Presentations and Question & Answer sessions.
As well there will be special attractions for children as well like face painting and balloon atists as well as pictures with Gremlins and Ewoks for a small fee.
Many of our costumed visitors would be more than happy to allow you to take pictures with them for free as well. All one needs to do is ask! Past years have included costumed guests from the Star Wars 501st Legion, including very exact versions of Storm Troopers and Boba Fett!
A weekend pass for the event is only $20 and will be available through Ticketmaster starting April 1st. Tickets will also be available at Collectors Stores throughout Winnipeg as well. Single day passes will be available as well.
The Weekend Pass includes admission to to all three days of the event, including the special preview night Oct.30th.
Event Times are:
Friday October 30th- 5pm-9pm(With purchase of weekend pass only)
Saturday October 31st- 9am-6pm
Sunday October 2nd- 9am-6pm.
There is also a pre-Con social on September 26, 9pm-2am. Tckets for that event will be $10.
We hope you can come out and join us this year for C4. A great time is always had by all. Past guest have included the likes of Lou Ferigno, John Delancie, Levar Burton, David Prowse, Jeremy Bulloch, Erica Durance, Richard Hatch and Justin Hartley.
Stay tuned to this thread for updates as they come. Hope to see you there!
http://www.cccomiccon.com for all the information on directions, hotels, detailed guest lists and more.
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Well, not exactly the most populated place in Canada. Hope all the fellow TF Fans on the prairies have fun going.
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Wow, looks like a fun packed convention! I hope people going, locals and others, have a great time!
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