The Central Canada Comic Con 2009

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    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, Alex Milne 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
    Social
    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.

    There is also a pre-Con social on September 26, 9pm-2am. Tckets for that event will be $10.

    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, Charlie Adler, 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!

    Central Canada Comic Con 2009 for all the information on directions, hotels, detailed guest lists and more!
     
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    Alex Milne is coming to C4! Come on out and meet this incredibly talented Transformers Comic Artist in October!

    We have also added Legendary Wresters Jerry "The King" Lawler and The Honky Tonk Man to the C4 guest list as well. The countdown till the Con is on at Central Canada Comic Con 2009
     
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    Here's the list as it now stands for October:

    Peter Mayhew(Chewbacca)
    Adam West(Batman/Family Guy)
    Julie Newmar(Cat Woman)
    Dirk Benedict(A-Team and Battlestar Galactica)
    Wrestlers: The Honkytonk Man, Jerry Lawler, Virgil and "Bushwacker" Luke
    Marv Wolfman (The Creator of Blade)
    Howard Chaykin(Marvel Star Wars)
    Bob Layton(Iron Man Comics Past and Present)
    Alex Milne(Artist of several current Transformers titles from IDW)
    Tommy Castillo(Horror Artist)
    Marc Wolfe
    Marcus To(Heroes Trade Paperback Artist)
    Gordon Purcell
    Kent Burles
    Joe Rubinstein
    Ivan Brandon
    Gus Vasquez
    Kim Brenann
    Ken Steacy

    and more yet to come.....
     
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    Alex Milne will be doing a limited number of scetch cards randonly inserted into the Swag Bags given out to the first thousand Weekend pass holders coming to the Con on Friday Night!

    To get into the Con on the Friday night one must purchase a pass for the entire weekend. Tickets are available at Ticket Master.
     
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    Both Cybertron.ca and TFW2005 are going to be well represented at the Con. We have a Fanclub table set to go(right beside Alex's table) featuring promos for the websites, work by local customizers and more!
     
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    The Arena will be packed with exciting action demonstrations like sword fighting and martial arts! If it's full of excitment, it's in the arena!

    Friday Mainstage
    6:00-8pm Miss C4 Contest

    Saturday Mainstage
    11Am 12pm Vigil, The Honky Tonk Man & Bushwacker Luke
    1pm –2pm Julie Newmar
    2:30-3:30 Peter Mayhew
    4:00-6:00 C4 Costume Contest


    Saturday Arena Programming
    11:00-12:00 SCA
    12:00-1:00 Illumnari Dance
    1:00-2:00 Excalibur Fencing Club
    2:00-3:00 The Sons of Lugh
    3:00 - 4:00 6th Combat Battle Group Air Soft Demo
    4:00-5:00 Martial Arts Group
    5:00-6:00 Excalibur Fencing Club

    Saturday Workshops

    11:00-12:00 Blake Smith's Model Kit Demo
    12:00-12:30 Anime Club Workshop
    12:30-1:00 Anime Club Workshop
    1:00-2:00 Echo Chernik's Fantasy Art Workshop
    2:00-3:00 Comic Writer's Workshop (Howard Chaykin, etc.)
    3:00-4:00 Lucie Brouillard's Body Painting Workshop
    4:00-5:00 Tommy Castillo's The Art of Horror Workshop
    5:00-6:00 Gordon Purcell's Comic Art Workshop



    Sunday Mainstage
    11:00-12:30 World of Comics
    1:00-2:00 Dirk Benedict
    2:30-4:00 Adam West

    4:30-6:00 Art Auction


    Sunday Arena Programming
    11:00-12:00 6th Combat Battle Group Air Soft Demo
    12:00-1:00 Excalibur Fencing
    1:00-2:00 SCA
    2:00-3:00 TBA
    3:00 - 4:00 Swords Demo
    4:00-5:00 Illumnari Dance
    5:00-5:45 The Sons of Lugh
    Sunday Workshops
    11:00-11:30 Anime Club Workshop
    11:30-12:00 Anime Club Workshop
    12:00-1:00 Blake Smith's Model Kits Demo
    1:00-2:00 Ian Sokoliwski/Jamie Isfeld Artist Alley Workshop
    2:00-2:30 Mara Campbell's Furry Costuming
    2:30-3:00 Tyler Bancroft's Web Comics
    3:00-4:00 Amul Kumar's Art Photography
    4:00-5:00 TBA
     
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    One day to go!
     

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