Wait List for Exhibitors

Still thinking of being an exhibitor at the show? Our wait list is open!

The wait list isn’t always a full-stop: our layout champions have been known to pull exhibitors from various categories on the wait list to fill any last-minute final spots that open up on the show floor… So make sure to get on the list FAST so you are there if they go looking! Being on the wait list also means you won’t miss out on notifications for the early bird in 2018.

Sign up now: http://forestcitycomicon.ca/exhibitors/

Convention Schedule & App Now Available

ComiCon fans got a jump-start on Friday towards planning their trip to the upcoming September 23 Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play at the London Convention Centre.  Organizers released the hotly anticipated schedule for the fourth-annual show along with its accompanying schedule app (iOS, Android). The schedule features a wide range of activities and presentations for all ages, the overwhelming majority of which are included free of charge with admission.

The schedule and its accompanying app are available through the Forest City Comicon website: http://forestcitycomicon.ca/schedule/.

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From “The Lord of the Rings”: Fans to Meet Billy Boyd in September at Forest City Comicon

July 18, 2017

Billy Boyd, best known for his portrayal of “Pippin” in Peter Jackson’s award-winning “The Lord of the Rings” film trilogy, is the latest guest announced as appearing at the Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play.  The fourth installment of the wildly popular downtown event event is set to run at the London Convention Centre on Saturday, September 23.  Advanced discount and early tickets for early admission to the event are available now at www.forestcitycomicon.ca or at selected stores in London.

Billy Boyd“Combined with all of our attractions, exhibitors, and special events we have become known for, the Forest City Comicon in downtown London is a must-see event this year,” explained committee member John Houghton.  “With the addition of Billy Boyd to the guest lineup, excitement is certainly building towards September.”

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Wink Yahoo (Scott Yaphe) set for “UhOh! Live”

“PUNISHER! CONTROL” That’s right, the legend, Wink Yahoo (Scott Yaphe) from YTV’s 90s game show “UhOh!” is coming to Forest City Comicon! – – Get your tickets now “UhOh!: Live”, a convention version of the original show, is included with your admission!

After graduating from Ryerson University, Yaphe joined the cast of YTV’s sketch comedy show ‘It’s Alive!’, which lasted three seasons. When the show ended, his beloved character Wink Yahoo was granted his own series entitled ‘Uh-Oh!’. The wacky, slime-filled game show aired from 1997-2003 on YTV following the network’s “The Zone” programming block.

In addition to his work on YTV, voice and commercial work keep Scott busy. He spent 7 years as the voice of Rogers Sportsnet and 4 years as the Promo Voice of SUN TV. He has appeared in dozens of memorable commercials. Scott has most recently voiced the role of “Lucky” in the 3D animated feature film, “The Nut Job” and is currently shooting Guillermo Del Toro’s adaptation of his vampire horror novel, “The Strain”, playing the role of Sledge. He has also had supporting roles on TMN Canada’s ‘Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures’ and Global/ABC’s ‘Rookie Blue’ and had recurring roles on both Disney XD’s ‘Aaron Stone’ and Warner Television’s ‘Unnatural History’. Yaphe has also shared the big screen with Jennifer Love Hewitt in the Jackie Chan film, The Tuxedo, and with two-time Oscar winner Hillary Swank in the Amelia Earhart biopic, Amelia. He can also be seen in the film, STAG, starring Donald Faison (Scrubs), Eva Amurri (Californication) and Jon Dore (The Jon Dore Show) on TMN in Januray 2014.

Transformers Special Presentation at Imagine Cinemas

Another great movie showing coming up! Join us on Friday at Imagine Cinemas London‘s FX THEATRE in Downtown London for a special presentation of TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT!

Pre-show panel starting at 6:15 pm with Con-Host Jeremy Bushell along with Ian Tyson giving a spoiler-free “PRIME”er (get it?) on the movie in their signature style!

Remember: parking during the movie is FREE with validation at the theatre!

Pre-show Panel: 6:15 pm (Don’t miss it!!)
Movie Begins: 6:45 pm

Reserve your seat now! https://omniwebticketing4.com/imaginecinemas/citi-plaza/?schdate=2017-06-23&perfix=49565

DOOR PRIZE: 4-pack prizing from Laser Quest London

Willow Dawson: Guest News!

Ontario-based Author / Illustrator Willow Dawson is set to appear at Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play this coming September 23 at the London Convention Centre.

Willow Dawson’s picture book THE WOLF-BIRDS received a School Library Journal STARRED REVIEW and was a finalist for four awards including, The Ontario Library Association Forest of Reading Blue Spruce Award (2017) and The TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award (2016). Her graphic novels include, AVIS DOLPHIN with Frieda Wishinsky (Groundwood Books), HYENA IN PETTICOATS (Penguin Books), LILA AND ECCO’S DIY COMICS CLUB (Kids Can Press) and NO GIRLS ALLOWED with Susan Hughes (Kids Can Press). She is currently illustrating WHITE AS MILK, RED AS BLOOD, the first fully illustrated English edition of Franz Xaver von Schonwerth fairy tales, translated by Shelley Tanaka (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018).

More guests continue to be announced for the event on the Forest City Comicon’s website.

Wonder Woman Special Presentation at Imagine Cinemas

Join us on Friday at Imagine Cinemas London‘s LUXURY RECLINER theatre in Downtown London for a special presentation of WONDER WOMAN!

Pre-show panel starting at 6:30 pm with Con-Host (…and DC super-fan) Jeremy Bushell along with Ian Tyson (the OG Superfan) taking you though the ins and outs of the DC universe as only they can!

Pre-show Panel: 6:30 pm (Don’t miss it!!)
Movie Begins: 6:55 pm

DOOR PRIZES: Wonder Woman merchandise including posters, bags, collectable pins, and MORE! Plus: 4-pack prizing from Laser Quest London!

Tickets NOW AVAILABLE – – pre-order to avoid disappointment: https://omniwebticketing4.com/imaginecinemas/citi-plaza/?schdate=2017-06-16&perfix=49362