November 5-6, 2016


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Ron Rubin Joins Lineup

In addition to his work on the English version of Sailor Moon as Artemis, Rubin has been the voice of numerous characters throughout his career.  He has given voice to animated characters on “C.O.P.S.” (Dr. Badvibes), “Avengers” (The Vision), X-Men (Morph), “Arthur” (Various Voice), and “Beetlejuice” (Various Voices).

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Avatar, Power Rangers, & Resident Evil Stuntman Reuben Langdon

One of Hollywood & Asia’s most sought-after martial-art stuntmen, Reuben Langdon, has joined the lineup the Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play November 5-6 at the London Convention Centre.  Langdon will be attending both days of the convention presenting a number of special presentations and workshops throughout the weekend. (Learn More)

 

 

FIRST CANADIAN APPERANCE FOR THE AWKWARD YETI

“The Awkward Yeti” Cartoonist, Nick Seluk, is the latest guest to be announced for the Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play this November at the London Convention Centre. Seluk’s work, especially the characters Heart & Brain of “The Awkward Yeti”, have been widely circulated on social media to the delight and laughter of millions. The Forest City Comicon will be Seluk’s first Canadian appearance. (Learn More)

 

 

STARGATE'S RAINBOW SUN FRACKS

April 26, 2016 - On the heels of last week’s guest announcement of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine actor Aron Eisenberg, the Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play is adding another actor from a prominent sci-fi franchise to its lineup. Rainbow Sun Francks, best known to fans as “Lt. Ford” from Stargate: Atlantis, is the latest guest to be announced for November’s event. (Learn More)

 

 

 

 

Star Trek Actor Aron Eisenberg Joins Lineup

April 18, 2016 - Aron Eisenberg, best known to fans as the Ferengi “Nog” from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, is the latest guest to be announced as attending both days of the November 5-6 Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play at the London Convention Centre. He joins the lineup as the third guest for the third-annual event appearing alongside “Futurama” and “Space Jam” voice actor Billy West and multi-award winning artist and writer, Jeff Lemire. (Learn More)

 

 

PROJECT PLAY DONATES TO CMHA CRISIS CENTRE

Project Play, the partner chairity event to the Forest City Comicon, has made a special donation to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Crisis Centre. The donation included a new X-Box system, television, and games. Initiatives such as these are made possible with the support of convention participants and partners of the Forest City Comicon and Project Play. The donation was made to the CMHA's new 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Centre. (Learn More)

 

 

 

MULTI-AWARD WINNING ARTIST & WRITER JEFF LEMIRE

Multi-award winning artist and writer, Jeff Lemire, is the latest guest to be announced for the Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play attending as a featured guest on the first day of the two-day event. Lemire is one of the most popular writers of mainstream comics with acclaimed runs on such titles as Extraordinary X-Men, Green Arrow, Animal Man and Hawkeye for Marvel and DC Comics. He has built a unique career as both the writer and artist of acclaimed literary graphic novels like Essex County, The Underwater Welder, Sweet Tooth and Trillium. His next original graphic novel, ROUGHNECK, to be published by Simon and Schuster in October 2016. (Learn More)

 

 

Batman v Superman Featuring Batfan v Superfan

Rainbow Cinemas & the Forest City Comicon are hosting a special showing of Batman v Superman featuring a special pre-show panel "BatFAN v SuperFAN" Saturday night at 6:30 pm! Jeremy Bushell & Ian Tyson are known locally as the minds behind Forest City Comicon's best original panel of 2014: "Batfan v Superfan". Join these members of the "Just Us League" as they break down what this movie has to compete against, how they approach the cynics of the world, and what highlights from the Son Of Krypton and Bat of Gotham’s long and storied past they’d like to see play out on the big screen. (Learn More)

 

 

“Futurama”, “Space Jam”, & “Doug” Voice Actor Billy West Announced AS FIRST GUEST FOR 2016

March 3, 2016

The extraordinary voice actor, Billy West, known for his work on “Futurama”, “Ren & Stimpy”, “Doug”, and “Space Jam” is the first guest to be announced for November’s Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play. West will be attending both Saturday & Sunday’s events at the London Convention Centre November 5-6, 2016. Single Day and Early Bird Weekend Value Passes are now available through forestcitycomicon.ca.

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EARLY BIRD VENDOR & ARTIST BOOKING NOW OPEN

January 21, 2016

Vendor & artist space bookings are now available for the two-day November 2016 event. The registration system has been redesigned with convenience in mind. Find out what other vendors & artists are saying and learn more about displaying at Forest City Comicon this November.

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Boxing Week Sales

December 27, 2015

A number of comic shops in London who sponsor the Forest City Comicon are having special boxing week sales. Check the listings and make the trip to get in on the deals and support these great local partners.

 

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Forest City Comicon Announces 2016 Dates: Now Two-Day Event

December 15, 2015

The Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play will return to the London Convention Centre for its third-annual event November 5-6, 2016. The fast-growing “celebration of nerd culture like no other” will make use of a newly renovated London Convention Centre venue in Downtown London and expand to a two-day program.

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Celebration of Nerd Culture Delivers at London Convention Centre

October 20, 2015

The Forest City Comicon held its second-annual event on Sunday: a celebration of nerd culture like no other at the London Convention Centre and Hilton Grand Ballroom in partnership with Project Play. The convention doubled its attendance from its inaugural year as nearly 5,000 participants descended on Downtown London. With over 55,000 square feet of vendors, displays, games, panels, and presentations the event was the largest of its kind ever held in London.

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Gearing Up & Getting Ready

October 17, 2015

 

Showcasing everything from comics to cosplay: the second-annual Forest City Comicon featuring Project Play is gearing up and getting ready for Sunday’s celebration of nerd culture like no other at the London Convention Centre and Hilton Grand Ballroom. Anticipation is high as the special celebrity guests begin to arrive in London and thousands of fans prepare to descend on downtown for the major event.

 

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Our Story

The organizing group for the Forest City Comicon came together in July of 2013 with the first Forest City Comicon taking place in 2014. The event was the largest first-year comic con type ever held in London and surrounding region and exceeded all expectations. The Forest City Comicon is the combination of three comic con-type organizing groups that were in development in 2013 and in 2015 added another partner organization: Project Play. Learn more about our story, our passion, and commitment for bringing a top-quality event of this kind to London, Ontario: (Our Story)

 

 

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