Guests & Attractions

David Nkyl

Featured Guest

Has appeared in dozens of film and TV projects including Stargate: Atlantis (Dr. Zelenka), Arrow (Anatoly Knyazev), Supernatural (Lester Morris), Fringe (Reverend Marcus), Eureka (Dr. Steven Whiticus), Continuum (Sergei), Tomorrowland, HBO’s The Sleepers (Gerald Lloyd), and, since 2019, Carnival Row (Constable Boggs).

Mitch Markowitz

Featured Guest

Co-Producer Hilarious House of Frightenstein celebrating its 50th anniversary and streaming on Crave. Co-Star in the series as the Super Hippy Character. Involved in the production of numerous other television (game show) programs in a career spanning decades.

The Wolfman's Desk

Special Display

The Wolfman’s Desk from The Hilarious House of Frightenstein was re-created by Ed Mattingly for live events with Mitch Markowitz. It serves as a great photo-op along with multiple large posters of the show cast behind. The setup also includes an interactive video screen that mimics the psychedelic Igor & Wolfman dance segment from the show.

Adam Buckley

Featured Guest

Star of the YouTube channel “A Dose of Buckley” which features “angry humour from an angry man”. Buckly’s channel has reached over 500,000 subscribers and nearly 200,000,000 views since 2009.

Derek Laufman

Artist

Derek Laufman has been a professional comic artist and illustrator for over 20 years. For Several years now Derek has been drawing and creating his own comics and Graphic Novels including Ruinworld, Bot-9, and The Witch of Wickerson. Derek is also a freelance illustrator who has worked with Marvel, Dreamworks, TOPPS, Hasbro and Mattel. He is the designer of Marvel’s Super Hero Adventure line as well as DC’s Super Friends.”

Richard Comely

Artist

The creator of the famous Canadian Super-Hero “Captain Canuck”. Richard Comely worked as a sign painter, crest, embroidery and clothing designer, portrait artist and graphic designer before publishing “Captain Canuck” from Winnipeg in 1975 and “Star Rider and The Peace Machine” in 1981. Captain Canuck is regarded as the first successful Canadian comic book following the Second World War. Appearance presented by LA Mood Comics & Games.

Diana Tamblyn

Artist

Diana Tamblyn is a Joe Shuster and Ignatz-nominated cartoonist who has been actively writing and drawing comics for over 14 years. She’s exhibited her comics at small press fairs and comic book shows in both Canada and the US, and has had artwork displayed in various group and solo shows. In 2005, She was chosen by the Globe and Mail as a Canadian cartoonist to watch.

Fan Fiction the Show

Stage Presentation

Fan Fiction The Show features a roster of actors performing dramatic readings of (terrible) fan fiction scripts. Don’t miss this chance to laugh as you dive into the world of bad fan fiction. (This panel is rated for a PG-13 audience and may not be suitable for young children).

    Smash Tournament

    Gaming

    Super Smash Brothers Tournament by Game on Entertainment Systems. Register day-of at the GOES interactive gaming area on the lower level.

      Classic Gaming

      Gaming

      Drop in play of classic gaming systems including Play Station, NES, Sega Genesis, and Super Nintendo. Included with admission!

      Star Wars 501st & Rebel Legion

      Exhibit & Cosplay

      Meet your favourite Star Wars characters with the amazing cosplayers from the 501st and Rebel Legion! Located on the lower level by the advanced ticket entrance.

      Beat Saber

      Gaming Competition

      A drop in competition of this VR rhythm game runs all day long.

      Cosplay Contest

      Stage Presentation

      Take in the best cosplay of Forest City ComiCon or show your awesome character off at this competition: an annual highlight!

      Exhibitor Floor

      Shopping

      Featuring two floors FULL of exhibitors. Over 150 tables of comic shops, collectables, artists, and more!

        The Art of Face Painting

        Free Face Painting

        Included with admission: fans can have their face painted between 10:30 am and 1:30 pm.
        For almost 30 years Candy Stahlin has operated “The Art of Face Painting by Candy”. Priority will be given to kids, but anyone is welcome to have their face painted!

        Jpaintings

        Live Art Creation

        Catch Jpaintings Affordable Nerd Art creating pieces live in front of the venue on convention day!

          Food Trucks

          Delicious Eats!

          Dig in to some delicious eats from the London Food Truck Association: out front throughout the day. Enjoy the best convention food ever!

          Borrow a Board Game

          Located on Second Floor

          Take a break and borrow a board game to play upstairs in the board game lounge.