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Guests

We are pleased to present a variety of guests at Capital City Comic Con - from celebrities to comic writers and artists, cosplayers to publishers, we've got it all. Scope out our lineup below - more to be announced! 

For details on photo ops and panel appearances for each of our guests, please review the schedule on the Program page. 

patrick warburton

Appearing: Saturday & Sunday
Q&A: Saturday, time TBA

PATRICK WARBURTON

Patrick Warburton is an American actor. In television, he is known for playing David Puddy on Seinfeld, the title role on The Tick, Jeb Denton on Less Than Perfect, Jeff Bingham on Rules of Engagement, and Lemony Snicket on A Series of Unfortunate Events. His voice roles include Kronk in The Emperor's New Groove and its sequels, paraplegic police officer Joe Swanson on Family Guy, Brock Samson on The Venture Bros, Lok in the Tak and the Power of Juju video game series and in the television series and Flynn in Skylanders video games.

mike quinn capital city comic con victoria bc

Appearing: Friday & Saturday

MIKE QUINN

Mike is enjoying almost four decades in the entertainment industry as Puppeteer, Creature Performer, Animator, Actor, Producer and Director. At age 16, Mike was chosen and mentored by Jim Henson to work as a Muppet Performer on projects including The Great Muppet Caper, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, and Fraggle Rock. Possibly his most famous role is the character Nien Nunb, co-pilot next to Lando Calrissian of the Millennium Falcon in The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. He also assisted in performing Yoda with Frank Oz. Quinn’s other feature films include Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and Little Shop Of Horrors.

spike james marsters

Appearing: Saturday & Sunday

JAMES MARSTERS

American actor, singer and songwriter James Marsters first found international fame playing punk-goth Brit vampire Spike in the critically acclaimed American TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the equally popular spin-off Angel. He has received numerous nominations and awards, including the Spacey Award, the Saturn Award, the Cinescape Face of the Future Award, the Golden Satellite Award, and the Teen Choice Award.

bret hart

Appearing: Friday & Saturday

BRET "THE HITMAN" HART 

Bret “Hitman” Hart hails from the first family of pro wrestling and is widely considered by his peers to be the most technically proficient pro wrestler of his era. In the fall of 2004, he was voted one of the top 50 Canadians of all time on CBC’s Greatest Canadian. Bret continues to consistently draw massive crowds all over the world whenever he appears at book signings, autograph sessions and as a riveting, humorous and inspirational motivational speaker.

graham mctavish

Appearing: Saturday & Sunday

GRAHAM MCTAVISH

Graham McTavish is a Scottish television, and film actor best known for his roles as Dougal Mackenzie in the popular TV series Outlander, as Dwalin in the The Hobbit trilogy for Peter Jackson as well as the Saint of Killers in AMC's series Preacher based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's cult comic book series. He also starred alongside Sylvester Stallone in Rambo and Creed, making him the only actor to perform opposite Rocky AND Rambo. 

erica cerra victoria bc capital city comic con

Appearing: Sunday

ERICA CERRA

Cerra was born in Vancouver, of Italian descent. She's had guest roles on TV shows including Battlestar Galactica, The L Word and Smallville. Her most successful role to date was as Deputy Jo Lupo in Eureka. She has since appeared in various guest roles in series such as Warehouse 13, Sanctuary, Supernatural and Motive. She had a recurring role in the series Rush and appeared in the CW series iZombie. Erica most recently played the main antagonist, A.L.I.E, during the third season of The 100.

 

Aaron Douglas - Comic Con Celebrity Guest

Appearing: All days; panel Sunday (Autograph booth number and photo times TBA)

AARON DOUGLAS

Aaron Douglas has almost 100 film and television credits to his career but he’s most known for his role as Chief Galen Tyrol on Syfy’s critically acclaimed Battlestar Galactica. Most recently Aaron can be found in BBC America’s Dirk Gently as the insane body swapper Gordon Rimmer. Aaron enjoys a good pint so if you see him in the bar feel free to join him for one and talk TV, Film, Sports, Food or almost anything else.

Tracey Moore - Comic Con Celebrity Guest

Appearing: All days; Q&A Friday

TRACEY MOORE

Tracey Moore has been voicing leading roles in award winning cartoon series since 1980. Kids growing up in the 80s and 90s would have heard her in many of their favorite series including George Shrinks (George), Ned's Newt (Ned), Legend of Redwall (Warbeak), Care bears (Shrieky, Hugs, Share), My Little Pony (Cheeralee) Super Mario Bros. (Peach) Sam and Max (the Geek), Flying Rhino Junior High (Marcus), and, of course, as the original voice of Serena as Sailor Moon in the beloved Anime series – which she also cast, voice directed and played a key role in development. She's even the singing voice for Strawberry Shortcake, currently on world tour.

Leah Cairns

Appearing: All days

LEAH CAIRNS

Leah Cairns is a Canadian actress best known for her role on the reimagined Battlestar Galactica as one of the Raptor pilots, Lieutenant Margaret "Racetrack" Edmondson. Leah currently shares the screen with Eric McCormack on the hit Netlfix Original Series Travelers. She is a series regular on ABC Family’s Kyle XY, and has appeared in Interstellar, 88 Minutes, Helen, Mega Cyclone, Supernatural, Bates Motel, Motive and Sanctuary. 

COSPLAYERS

riddle cosplay

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA
Panel Times: TBA

RIKI "RIDDLE" LECOTEY 

Riki Lecotey (known as Riddle) has been involved in costuming for over 15 years. She is internationally recognized in the cosplay community for her ability to translate costumes and focus on craftsmanship. She's been invited to conventions around the world to judge costume contests, host workshops, and promote confidence in cosplay. She has been interviewed by Playboy, NPR, Washington Post, and been featured on the cover of two of the most well-known cosplay magazines in the world.

andy rae cosplay

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA
Panel Times: TBA

ANDY RAE

Andy Rae is a Canadian costume designer specializing in armour and prop construction. She is best known for her group collaborations including the Battle Armour Disney Princesses and Sailor Scouts and the Valkyrie Eevolutions. She recently started streaming and made partner on Twitch.tv where she teaches weekly step by step cosplay tutorials similar to convention panels so that anyone can get crafting advice and learn to start cosplaying.

Andy will be on two cosplay-related panels during Capital City Comic Con (details to come!) and will be a cosplay contest judge.

Evilyn13 cosplayer

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

EVILYN13

Evilyn13 is a Vancouver fashionista and an international cosplayer. She is best known as one of the DJs at Sin City Fetish Night,  Vancouver Fetish Weekend, and Kitty Nights Burlesque. Evilyn13 has been involved in the burlesque scene and Vancouver International Burlesque Festival for several years and has co-hosted two TFD Drag Race Parties.

COMIC GUESTS

CHAPTERHOUSE COMICS

We are pleased to announce that Toronto based Chapterhouse Comics will be represented at Capital City Comic Con! Chapterhouse provides a venue for some of the best creative voices from Canada and the world, both in our superhero universe and in our line of inspiring and inventive creator-owned titles such as Die Kitty Die, Spirit Leaves, True Patriot, and The Fourth Planet. More details on who will be joining us from the Chapterhouse Family in our upcoming announcements!

richard comely victoria bc capital city comic con

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA
Panel Times: TBA

RICHARD COMELY - CHAPTERHOUSE COMICS

Richard Comely is a Canadian comic book creator, illustrator and publisher.  He began publishing his Captain Canuck comic book series in 1975 and has continued to write and illustrate to this day. In 2012, Richard entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Fadi Hakim to produce animation, new Captain Canuck comic book series, merchandise, and pursue licensing ventures under Captain Canuck Incorporated.

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

Gisele Lagace

Gisele Lagace is a Canadian cartoonist/comic book artist from New Brunswick. She has worked on many webcomics including Menage a 3, Penny & Aggie, and Eerie Cuties. She has also drawn for Archie Comics (Archie Meets Ramones), IDW (Jem and the Holograms), Dynamite Entertainment (Betty Boop), Marvel (Gwenpool covers), Udon (Street Fighter covers), Chapterhouse (Die Kitty Die) and more!

j torres capital city comic con

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

J. Torres

J. Torres is a comic book writer perhaps best known for his run on DC Comics' Teen Titans Go, the Eisner-nominated Alison Dare, and the TD Summer Reading Club title Bigfoot Boy. Winner of the Shuster Award for "Outstanding Writer," Torres has worked with characters from A (Archies) to Z (The Mighty Zodiac) and many more in between (Batman, Chirp, Family Dynamic, Ninja Scroll, The Simpsons, True Patriot, WALL-E, Wonder Woman, Yo Gabba Gabba, and X-Men to name a few). 

soo lee capital city comic con victoria bc

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

Soo Lee

Soo is a comic book creator and illustrator living in NYC, where she attended the School of Visual Arts. She has been published by Image, Action Lab, Take 2 Interactive, Boom!, Valiant, Black Mask and Chapterhouse.  Soo has also been a speaker for a panel discussing social media and branding at Columbia University, hosted by FindSpark. You can follow her on Twitter @soodlee and Instagram @sooleedraws, for her works and pictures of her pets. 

ed brisson

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

ED BRISSON 

Ed Brisson is a comic book writer who first started to garner attention with his self-published crime series Murder Book. He broke into the public spotlight in 2012 with the crime/time-travel thriller series Comeback. In the short time since then, he's written and co-created four other series' published by Image: Sheltered, The Field, The Mantle and The Violent. His self-published series Murder Book was collected and released by Dark Horse in early 2015.

john gallagher the flash capital city comic con victoria bc

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

JOHN GALLAGHER

Born curious and raised on a steady diet of comic books and monster movies, John's course was set at an early age. Come hell or high water he was going to help create magic, awe and wonder. Many years later, he helped start BioWare and contributed to fifteen games over nine years. Since then, John has worked on a diverse range of genre series and features from Once Upon A Time, Falling Skies and Man In the High Castle to Night at the Museum, Percy Jackson Sea of Monsters and Power Rangers. He is currently illustrating for both The Flash and Supergirl.

Bob Hall

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

BOB HALL

Bob Hall had a long association with Marvel Comics, where at one time or another he drew most of the major books and characters such as The Champions, Spiderman, Dr. Doom, Conan, Thor, The Fantastic Four, The Submariner, Captain America, PSI Force, The Avengers and The New Mutants. He was the artist for the West Coast Avengers mini-series and was the primary artist on the original Squadron Supreme. He drew movie adaptations of Willow, Dark Man and the notorious first Captain America movie as well as pencils and inks for the graphic novel, Emperor Doom. 

Ken Steacy - Comic Con Artist

KEN STEACY

Ken decided at age eleven to become a professional comic book author/illustrator, a dream he realized in 1974. Since then, he has worked in the industry as writer, artist, art director, editor, and publisher, chronicling the exploits of Astro Boy, Spider-Man, Harry Potter, and the Star Wars gang, to name but a few. In addition to creating his own intellectual property, he has also collaborated with other writers, including Douglas Coupland, Harlan Ellison and Trina Robbins.

dan schoening

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

DAN SCHOENING

Dan Schoening has been a professional animator since 2000 and a professional comic book artist since 2011. He currently works for IDW on Ghostbusters, with previous work for Back to the Future, TMNT, and for Archie Comics on Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man.

gareth gaudin

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

GARETH GAUDIN

Gareth Gaudin is the award-winning cartoonist of the Magic Teeth Dailies, the adventures of the irrepressible Perogy Cat. He is one of the foremost dealers in vintage comics on the continent, and manages Legends Comics & Books, a distinguished and celebrated comic book store in Victoria, BC.

SPECIAL GUESTS

jordan stratford

Appearing: All days
Booth #: TBA

JORDAN STRATFORD

He is the author of the 4-part (so far) Wollstonecraft Detective Agency series, which is being adapted to a video game for Android and iOS, and has been optioned for television. He has been featured in boing boing, c/net, WIRED and io9, and is represented by Heather Schroder at Compass Talent, New York.

capital city comic con vangelus

Panel Times: TBA

VANGELUS

Chris Ho aka. Vangelus has been a toy collector since birth, with a deep love for the continued evolution of the medium and its industry, and an unsubtle bias toward robots that turn into things.  Hosting and producing podcasts and YouTube videos since 2008, Chris aims to entertain, educate, and help fellow fans feel good about their hobby.