On this episode we review Fantastic Four and talk with writer Michelle Lovretta about season one of Killjoys and Fan Expo organizer James Armstrong about the upcoming Toronto convention.
My favourite part of any comic convention is going to panels. Panels tend to be great sources of information, and offer a lot for attendees to learn for essentially the price of their ticket. They're also a great place to sit down and rest some weary feet. As with anything else, however, there's a right way to go about attending a panel, and there's a wrong way. Here's a couple things you can do to make sure that your experience is a good one.
"Nerd Speed Dating". Reading those three words on a convention program inspired a bit of amusement from me. Nerds have always been (often unjustly) stereotyped as a group of people with little-to-no social skills, so putting them all together in a room with only minutes to make good first impressions seemed like a recipe for disaster
Fan Expo 2010, one of the premiere comic conventions in Canada, starts tomorrow. The pop-culture extravaganza features fans and guests from all walks of dorkdom: comic books, sci-fi films and TV, horror, anime and video games will all be represented at the convention. We were out in full force last year, talking with creators, artists, […]
Dork Shelf had a chance to chat with Canadian actor Aaron Douglas at FanExpo a few months ago. Douglas, best known to audiences for his work as Chief Tyrol on the acclaimed Sci-Fi series Battlestar Galactica, had just wrapped filming on the new police-drama The Bridge when we spoke with him. We talked about his […]
FanExpo, the largest fan con in Canada returns to Toronto August 28th-30th. Dork Shelf will be there! FanExpo is essentially an amalgam of five smaller conventions dedicated to comic books, science fiction, horror, gaming and anime. If you are a Canadian dork, FanExpo is the place to be this weekend.