Nathan Fillion Headlines The New Ottawa Comiccon Lineup

Earlier in the year, I reported an impressive lineup for the second annual Ottawa Comiccon, being held this coming weekend, May 10-12, in Ottawa Ontario. Since I reported this, there have been several additions, and several drop outs, resulting in some last minute but hugely exciting announcements concerning the event.

Alongside the already announced Gillian Anderson, Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton, James Marsters, Nicholas Brendon, Burt Ward, Billy Dee Williams, Summer Glau, Jewel Staite, and Kevin Sorbo will be original Catwoman Julie Newmar, SG-1's Daniel Jackson Michael Shanks, Sparticus' Manu Bennett, and Reading Rainbow and TNG star LeVar Burton.

No longer appearing are Adam West, Jonathan Frakes, Laurie Holden, or Danai Gurira. To make up for these losses, the organisers have outdone themselves in procuring Nathan Fillion, star of Castle and Firefly. Also in attendance will be the Batman '66 Batmobile, For a complete list of guests, including several impressive additions to the artists and comic creators, check out the official site, which also includes the schedule for the weekend.

In an improvement over last year's inaugural event, Q&A's and photo opts are being offered in themes, with a Firefly Panel occurring on Saturday, and various Trek, Wars, Buffy, and geek themed groupings finding their way onto the schedule. There also appears to be a bit more balance between use of the main hall and the other rooms. However, given the size of the space available, and the increasing size of the event, I wonder if next year they might have to look for a new location.

I will be there on both Saturday and Sunday, not in any official capacity of course, but as a fan, wandering the market or waiting patiently in line for autographs. I'll be the bearded fellow in the hat. If you happen to be in the National Capital region this weekend, why not stop by and see if there is any parking left? I doubt there will be.

Via Ottawa Comiccon.
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