Kelowna Comic & Collectables 2017
October 22nd 10:00am - 6:00pm
Media Guests - Power Rangers in Space
"The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase
Ted DiBiase is regarded by many as one of the greatest villains in pro wrestling history. IGN called DiBiase "one of the most gifted technical wrestlers to ever grace the squared-circle".
DiBiase had held 30 titles in his pro wrestling career including:
North American heavyweight champion
3 x tag team champion
1988 King of the ring
DiBiase was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2010.
First appearing in "Kickboxing Academy" as Danny. Christopher is best known as the Red Ranger, Andros, in "Power Rangers in Space". He also reprised his role in "Power Rangers Wild Force"
He also played Jack on 7th Heaven and Hayden on Safe Harbor.
Currently he is working as the owner/lead writer for LA Crazy Town, the lead comic title under his company, West Coast Comics.
Tracy Lynn Cruz
Tracy Lynn Cruz AKA The Yellow Ranger of Power Rangers in Space fame is coming to Kelowna! Also appearing in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers Turbo and Power Rangers Lost Galaxy.
Selwyn Ward AKA The Blue Ranger of Power Rangers in Space fame is coming to Kelowna! Also appearing in Power Rangers Super Megaforce, Power Rangers Wild Force, Power Rangers Turbo and Power Rangers Lost Galaxy.
Justin Nimmo AKA The Silver Ranger of Power Rangers in Space fame is coming to Kelowna! Justin also appeared in the movies Pleasantville and American Indian Graffit: This Thing Life.
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 (Shadowline/Image Comics). 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.
Ed has also written for BOOM (SONS OF ANARCHY, CLUSTER, THE LAST CONTRACT), Marvel (SECRET AVENGERS, SECRET WARS BATTLEWORLD), DC (BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL), IDW (TMNT/X-FILES CONSPIRACY) and many others.
He's currently writing BULLSEYE, IRON FIST and OLD MAN LOGAN for Marvel.
He's been nominated for the Joe Shuster Award for Best Canadian Writer several times.
Adam Lewis Schroeder
Adam is a Canadian novelist and short story writer known for novels: 'Empress of Asia', 'In the Fabled East', 'All-Day Breakfast' which was shortlisted for a coveted ReList award.
Adam will be doing a panel which will include a spirited reading of one of his works!
Rocket Punch Studios
Rocket Punch Studios offer high quality prop making, 3D Printing and finishing services for cosplay and collectors alike! Come stop by our booth and see our production quality props, DIY kits, 3d Prints, Shiny baubles, and more!
Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta ,Canada, Mike considers himself fortunate to have worked professionally in multiple fields ranging from Storyboarding for Film and Advertising, Concept design, Character Design, Illustration, Makeup and Special Effects for Film and Theatre, Prop construction, Sculpture and Portraiture. With over 18 years of experience Mike has worked for numerous clients in the entertainment industry on several well known Brands ad IP's such as Predator, Assassin Creed, Lego, Song of Ice and Fire, and The Lord of the Rings. Mike will be displaying his work as well as prints, books, tshirts and will have an EXCLUSIVE print just for KCCExpo attendees available at his booth OR INCLUDED in your VIP pass.
Ashley Erickson AKA Hidden Rainbows is a local Kelowna artist and animator. Ashley has worked for companies such as Disney, Yeti Farm, DHX, Atomic, and Slaphappy Cartoons doing Animation, Key Posing and Backgrounds. You have seen her work on T.V. on Rocket Monkeys, Transformers Rescue Bots, Packages for Planet X, and Nerds and Monsters. Ashley also exhibits at Fan Expos across Canada and the United States such as Anime Expo in LA, Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon Comic and Entertainment Expos, Vancouver Fan Expo, Anime Revolution in Vancouver, Kelowna Fan Expo and now Kelowna Comic & Collectibles Expo!Stay tuned as Ashley will be doing an EXCLUSIVE print ONLY for KCCExpo!
Canadian cartoonist Doug Savage is known for Savage Chicken and Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy.He's been featured on Huffington Post and Vancouver Sun and been a guest at Vancouver Fan Expo. His cartoons have decorated magazines and given zing to dry educational books. Microsoft, along with many others, have used his cartoons to warm up audiences at conferences and meetings. He'll be bringing a special sneak peek of Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy Vol. 2 with him!
Brandon is best known for: King city, Prophet, Island, Multiple warheads, As well as cover art for: Hack/Slash: The Series #13 (Devil's Due, 2008), Snakebomb Comix #1 (Snakebomb, 2011), Clockwork Girl hc (HarperCollins, 2011), Elephantmen #43 (Image, 2012), Godzilla: The Half-Century War #3 (IDW Publishing, 2012), Burn the Orphanage: Born to Lose #1 (Image, 2013), Shutter #1 (Image, 2014), The Wicked + The Divine #8 (Image, 2015) and Orc Stain #8 (Image)
Camillia Courts and her daughter Layla cosplay as Disney princesses and villains, in a once a month project that has gained international attention. Featured on The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, PopSugar, CTV National News, and The Daily Mail UK, this mother/daughter duo from Vernon BC are making a splash in the cosplay world.
Archetype Cosplay is an up and coming group based in kelowna, B.C. Within only a couple of years they have already won several awards including: "best in show" and "judge's choice" at KFX and 3rd in Masters division at Northern Fancon.
While their main focus has been on props and armour, they are now expanding into different mediums and artforms. Archetype Cosplay is strongly invested in building the cosplay community within the Okanagan and looks forward to meeting all the people at the Kelowna Comics and Collectibles Expo!
Yelaina May is a Canadian cosplayer from Calgary, Alberta. She has been cosplaying since April of 2014 after attending her first convention in 2013 and falling in love with the community. Since then she has attended multiple cons around Alberta, BC, the USA and is hoping to make it to more every year.
She draws most of her inspiration for costumes from her favorite video games and movies. She is an avid reader and Fantasy/Science Fiction television watcher, with a serious addition to Starbucks.