Oz Comic Con

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Oz Comic Con
Oz Comic Con logo.png
StatusActive
GenreSpeculative fiction
VenueVarious
CountryAustralia
Inaugurated2012
Organized byReedPOP[1]
Websitewww.ozcomiccon.com

Oz Comic Con is a speculative fiction entertainment and comic convention that has been running since 2012 within various major Australian cities, and is a local franchise of the New York Comic-Con. Attendees have included Nintendo Australia.[2] Oz Comic Con currently runs in the cities of Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.

Locations and dates[edit]

Year Location Venue Dates Crowd Guests
2012 Adelaide Adelaide Showgrounds March 31 - April 1 Sean Astin, Ben Browder, Debi Derryberry, Gigi Edgley, Jonathan Frakes, Corin Nemec, Queenie Chan, Norman Reedus, Sean Schemmel Jewel Staite[3]
Melbourne Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre June 30 - July 1 Todd Haberkorn, Stan Lee, Sean Maher, Jason Momoa, Corin Nemec, Chris Sabat, Armin Shimerman, Patrick Stewart, Eric Vale[4]
2013 Adelaide Adelaide Showgrounds March 2-3 Paul Eiding, Colin Ferguson (actor), J. G. Hertzler, Eddie McClintock, Jason Momoa, Robert O'Reilly, Teryl Rothery, Chris Sabat, William Shatner[5]
Perth Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre March 9-10 Gigi Edgley, Paul Eiding, Colin Ferguson (actor), J. G. Hertzler, Eddie McClintock, Jason Momoa, Robert O'Reilly, Teryl Rothery, Chris Sabat, William Shatner[6]
Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building July 6-7 Rodger Bumpass, Tia Carrere, Debi Derryberry, Gigi Edgley, Colin Ferguson (actor), Erin Fitzgerald, Neil Grayston, Rob Paulsen, William Shatner[7]
2014 Perth Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre March 29-30 John Billingsley, Todd Haberkorn, Mike McFarland, Corin Nemec, Rob Paulsen, Sean Schemmel, Kevin Sorbo, Jewel Staite, Amanda Tapping, Connor Trinneer, Nana Visitor[8]
Adelaide Adelaide Showgrounds April 5-6 John Billingsley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Todd Haberkorn, Mike McFarland, Corin Nemec, Rob Paulsen, Billie Piper, Sean Schemmel, Kevin Sorbo, Jewel Staite, Amanda Tapping, Connor Trinneer, Nana Visitor[9]
Melbourne Royal Exhibition Building July 5-6 Dante Basco, Arthur Darvill, Aron Eisenberg, Robert Englund, Max Grodenchik[10]
Brisbane Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre September 6-7 Nicholas Brendon, Rodger Bumpass, Emma Caulfield, Jim Cummings, Paul Eiding, Colin Ferguson (actor), Christopher Judge, Eddie McClintock, Jason Momoa, Queenie Chan, Monica Rial, William Shatner[11]
Sydney Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island September 13-14 Nicholas Brendon, Rodger Bumpass, Emma Caulfield, Jim Cummings, Paul Eiding, Colin Ferguson (actor), Christopher Judge, Eddie McClintock, Jason Momoa, Corin Nemec, Queenie Chan, Monica Rial, William Shatner, Mark Sheppard[12]
2015 Perth Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre April 11-12 Ben Browder, Emma Caulfield, Robert Englund, Neil Kaplan, Dominic Keating, Jason Marsden, Billie Piper, Monica Rial, Michael Shanks, Cliff Simon, Marina Sirtis, Kevin Sorbo[13]
Adelaide Adelaide Showgrounds April 18-19 Dante Basco, Ben Browder, Robert Englund, Neil Kaplan, Dominic Keating, Michael Shanks, Cliff Simon, Kevin Sorbo[14]
Melbourne Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre June 27-28 Jewel Staite[15] Bruce Campbell[16]
Brisbane Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre September 19-20 Dante Basco, Daniel Ewing, Todd Haberkorn, David Hewlett, Mike McFarland, Queenie Chan, Mark Sheppard, Rikki Simons, Kevin Smith, Tavisha Wolfgarth-Simons[17]
Sydney Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island September 26-27 Dante Basco, Daniel Ewing, Todd Haberkorn, David Hewlett, Mike McFarland, Queenie Chan, Rikki Simons, Tavisha Wolfgarth-Simons[18]
2016 Perth Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre April 2–3
Adelaide Adelaide Showgrounds April 9–10
Melbourne Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre June 11–12 Robert Patrick
Sydney Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island September 10–11 Robert Englund, Joe Flanigan, Charles Martinet, Queenie Chan, Katee Sackhoff, Karl Urban[19]
Brisbane Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre September 17–18 Robert Englund, Joe Flanigan, Charles Martinet, Queenie Chan, Karl Urban[20]
2017 Perth Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre March 25-26 [21]
Adelaide Adelaide Showgrounds April 1-2 [22]
Melbourne Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre July 1-2 Alyson Hannigan[23]Joe Flanigan, Sylvester McCoy, Jason Momoa, Queenie Chan[24]
Brisbane Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre September 23-24 W. Chew Chan, Jenna Coleman, Paul Eiding, Mark Meer, Jason Momoa, Queenie Chan, Catrin Stewart[25]
Sydney International Convention Centre Sydney[26] 30 September - 1 October W. Chew Chan, Jenna Coleman,[27] Paul Eiding , David Giuntoli,[28] Tom Hopper,[28] Mark Meer , Jason Momoa,[29] Queenie Chan , Denis O'Hare,[30] Catrin Stewart ,[31] Bitsie Tulloch[28]
2018 Melbourne Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre June 9-10 Corin Nemec, David Ramsey, David Sobolov[32]
Brisbane Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre September 22-23 [33]
Sydney International Convention Centre Sydney September 29-30 [34]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ReedPOP Information". fan Cons. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  2. ^ @NintendoAUNZ. "Nintendo Australia announces attendance at Oz Comic-Con events around Australia in 2014". Nintendo Australia. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Adelaide 2012 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Melbourne 2012 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Adelaide 2013 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Perth 2013 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Melbourne 2013 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Perth 2014 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Adelaide 2014 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Melbourne 2014 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  11. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Brisbane 2014 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  12. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Sydney 2014 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Perth 2015 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  14. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Adelaide 2015 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  15. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Melbourne 2015 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  16. ^ http://iris.theaureview.com/bruce-campbell-to-attend-melbournes-oz-comic-con/
  17. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Brisbane 2015 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  18. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Sydney 2015 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  19. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Sydney 2016 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  20. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Brisbane 2016 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  21. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Perth 2017 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  22. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Adelaide 2017 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  23. ^ https://thereelbits.com/2017/06/06/oz-comic-con-alyson-hannigan-in-melbourne-for-her-first-australian-convention/
  24. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Melbourne 2017 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  25. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Brisbane 2017 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  26. ^ "Geeks galore descend on Sydney for Oz Comic-Con". Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  27. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4938002/Jenna-Coleman-stuns-Sydney-s-Oz-Comic-festival.html
  28. ^ a b c http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4937198/Bitsie-Tulloch-David-Giuntoli-Tom-Hopper-Oz-Comic-Con.html
  29. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4921738/Jason-Momoa-Jenna-Coleman-Oz-Comic-Sydney.html
  30. ^ Horner, Ian (30 September 2017). "'If it scares you, you must do it!' | Denis O'Hare at Oz Comic-Con". The Courier. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
  31. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Sydney 2017 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  32. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Melbourne 2018 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  33. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Brisbane 2018 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  34. ^ "Oz Comic-Con: Sydney 2018 Information". FanCons.com. Retrieved 24 July 2018.