October 18, 2023 – Winnipeg Comiccon is surprising fans once more with another guest addition. Darth Maul himself, RAY PARK, will be present at the event on Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29 to meet attendees, sign autographs and take pictures. PLUS, on Friday, October 27, he will even offer THE SABER EXPERIENCE, laser sword lessons for small groups. Look for more details and ticket info on THE SABER EXPERIENCE in the coming week.
The actor and martial artist is best known for his performance of the Sith Lord Darth Maul in Star Wars, Episode 1: The Phantom Menace and Star Wars: The Clone Wars. He has also appeared in the X-Men as well as G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) & Retaliation (2013).
Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet some of their most beloved celebrities, such as Guests of Honour MICHAEL ROOKER (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead) and SEAN ASTIN (The Lord of the Rings); EMILY SWALLOW (The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett); CERINA VINCENT (Cabin Fever, Power Rangers Lost Galaxy); the Incredible Hulk, LOU FERRIGNO; TED RAIMI (The Evil Dead movies, Xena: Warrior Princess, The Quarry); the T-1000 himself ROBERT PATRICK (Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Peacemaker, The Night Agent); AMBER MIDTHUNDER (Prey, Legion, Roswell, New Mexico); The TRAILER PARK BOYS, GIANCARLO ESPOSITO (The Mandalorian, Breaking Bad); PAUL SUN-HYUNG LEE (The Mandalorian, Kim’s Convenience, Avatar: The Last Airbender); as well as voice actors MAURICE LAMARCHE and ROB PAULSEN (Pinky & The Brain, Animaniacs, Futurama, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles).
Artist Alley will be buzzing with comic book creators such as: DAN PARENT (Archie Comics) for the first time at Winnipeg Comiccon; GLENN FABRY (Preacher, Vamps, Hellblazer); RAGS MORALES (Identity Crisis, Batman Confidential); SIMON BISLEY (Lobo, Heavy Metal, Doom Patrol); GMB CHOMICHUCK (Dragon Nanny, Automatic Age); HAILEY BROWN (From Ashes to Books, Turok, Watch Face); SCOTT HENDERSON (Marvel Voices: Pride, The Reckoner Rises, A Blanket of Butterflies); JAY ODJICK (Kagagi: The Raven, Blackflies, Bear for Breakfast); HUGH ROOKWOOD (Howdy, I’m John Ware, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles); TOM FOWLER (Rick & Morty, Venom); MARVIN S. MARIANO (Transformers, GI Joe, Barbie, Star Wars); AARON REYNOLDS (Effin’ Birds); and CHASING ARTWORK (Cassie and Tonk).
Over the course of three days, the event will be packed with hundreds of activities, including celebrity autographs, photo op sessions, and more than 50 panels and workshops ranging from 300 to 1500 attendees. Topics will cover every fantastic subject imaginable, from comics to cosplay and sci-fi to horror. Don’t miss one of Saturday’s most exciting events, our costume contest: The Masquerade.