October 25 to 26, 2014
Saturday • 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Centre des Congrès de Québec
900, boul. René Lévesque Est
Borough of La Cité-Limoilou / Downtown
Québec , QC
Information about the event
Phone: 514 989-9587
At long last, Québec City will get the popular culture event it deserves! Québec City Comiccon will bringing icons from the realms of science-fiction, fantasy, horror, wrestling, video games and comic books.
The latest addition to the list of guests includes Steven Yeun, best known for the role of Glenn Rhee, one of the survivors of the zombie apocalypse world of The Walking Dead, one of the highest rated shows currently on television. Also on hand will be Mick Foley, also known as Mankind, Dude Love, Cactus Jack, a WWE wrestling superstar by any name, and #1 bestselling author of the autobiographical Have a Nice Day! Fans of the weird and horrific will be happy to meet Lloyd Kaufman, president of Troma Entertainment, responsible for such classics like The Toxic Avenger (1984), The Class of Nuke ‘Em High (1986), Mother’s Day (1980) and Tromeo and Juliet (1996), to name but a few. Previously announced Star Wars-alum Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett) is now joined by the 7’3” gentle giant responsible for bringing Chewbacca to life, English actor Peter Mayhew. Star Trek fans who are curious on behind the scenes action will want to hear stories from actress/singer Noelle Hannibal, who appeared in the film Star Trek: First Contact (1996) portraying the first female Vulcan on Earth. All this, plus the legendary Lou Ferrigno, who not only portrayed the green goliath in the 1970’s The Incredible Hulk series, but also voiced him in the English version of The Avengers (2012).
In the world of comics and BD, Québec City Comiccon will have Shuster Award winner, Dale Eaglesham (The Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk), as well as the artist behind the event’s poster, Benoit Godbout (Académie des chasseurs de primes) as part of the starting line-up. Moreover, Anne Robillard, best-selling author of the fantasy saga Knights of Emerald, will be showing off the first volume of her A.N.G.E. series in BD format, which will be released later this month.
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