Community => Conventions => Topic started by: Robimus on September 13, 2009, 09:40 PM

Title: Central Canada Comic Con
Post by: Robimus on September 13, 2009, 09:40 PM
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.

Guests slated to appear this year are:
Adam West, Julie Newmar, Dirk Benedict, Peter Mayhew, Howard Chaykin, Bob Layton, Alex Milne, Ronda Pattison, Chris Chuckery and Marv Wolfman. 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
Video Room
Anime Room
Gaming Area
Costume Contest
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.

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! for all the information on directions, hotels, detailed guest lists and more!
Title: Re: 2009 Central Canada Comic Con
Post by: Robimus on October 15, 2009, 08:33 PM
Just a couple weeks to go!

The Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club is planning on invading the Con this year as well!
Title: The Central Canada Comic Con 2010
Post by: Robimus on April 22, 2010, 12:02 PM
This October 29th, 30st and 31st the Central Canada Comic Con will once again be taking place at the Winnipeg Convention Center in Manitoba's Capital. Weekend passes for this years convention are $30, with single day passes costing $15 each($20 for the preview night)

Celebrity Guests Thus Far Announced:
Ray Park(G.I.Joe)
Ilya Salkind(Superman)
Jack O'Halloran(Superman)
Orli Shoshan(Star Wars)

Comic Guests Announced Thus Far:
Alex Milne(Transformers)
Marcio Takara(Incredibles)
Dave McCaig(Star Wars)
Marc Wolfe(Star Wars)
Tommy Castillo(Horror)
Norm Breyfogle(Batman)
Ronda Pattison(Star Wars)
Yanick Paquette(X-Men)
Scott Kolins(The Flash)
Andrew Wildman(G.I.Joe & Transformers)
Marc Wolfe(Star Wars)
Lovern Kindzierski(Star Trek)
Chris Chuckery(Star Wars)

As well C4 will have all the annual events people have really grown to enjoy. Two costume contests, video gaming, RPG and Miniature gaming, an art auction, panels, workshops, exclusive movie veiwings and more.

The Manitoba chapter of the Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club will be out in force as well. Oppurtunities will abound for people to get pictures taken with awesome characters from Star Wars, Marvel, DC, Watchmen. Halo, Video Games and more!
Title: Re: Central Canada Comic Con
Post by: Robimus on August 5, 2010, 12:10 AM
Unfortunatly Ilya Salkind will be unable to attend C4 due to a scheduling conflict. :(

C4 has added Kevin Sorbo(Hercules), Garrett Wang(Star Trek) and Lee Tockar(Voice Actor) to the guest list.
Title: Re: Central Canada Comic Con
Post by: JesseVader08 on August 5, 2010, 01:00 AM
It sounds like you've put together a hell of a show, especially after looking through the website.
Title: The Central Canada Comic Con 2011
Post by: Robimus on September 13, 2011, 11:19 PM
The Central Canada Comic Con 2011! !

The 2011 Central Canada Comic Con is still on! The event will be happening at the Winnipeg Convention Centre on October 28, 29, and 30, 2011!
You may have heard that Wizard World will no longer be holding a comic convention in Winnipeg in the fall. This is true, and Wizard World has pulled its involvement with the event.

However, the great team from River City Conventions will be holding the Central Canada Comic Con in their place, and it will take place on its previously announced dates: October 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2011 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
This year Star Trek is celebrating its 45th Anniversary and C4 is looking to mark the occasion with a bang!

William Shatner is the C4 2011 Guest of Honor! Mr. Shatner will only be at the convention on Saturday so be sure to plan accordingly!

Other guests include:

Brent Spiner! Commander Data himself from Star Trek The Next Generation will be beaming into Winnipeg! Also from the universe of Star Trek comes Ethan Phillips, Michael Dorn, and Chase Masterson

Rounding out the celebrity guest list at this time are Kevin Sorbo(Hercules), Adrienne Wilkinson(Xena, The Clone Wars, The Force Unleashed) and Kate Vernon(Battlestar Galactica & Heroes).

Artists Alley will once again be filled with a huge assortment of both international and local artists from all different genres of the art world.

Artists Alley will include:
Mark Texiera(Jonah Hex, Ghost Rider)
Michael Golden(Doctor Strange, Micronaughts)
Steve Scott(Batman, X-Men, Green Lantern)
Rodney Ramos(Green Lantern, Transmetropolitan)
Renee Witterstaetter(Superman, She-Hulk)

as well as returning favorites:

Tommy Castillo(Horror)
Echo Chernik(Fantasy)
Nigel Sade(Fantasy)
Dirk Strangley(Fantasy)
Amul Kumar(Photography)

Check out for all the details including convention times, special events, ticket prices and more!