Adam Essex is excited about the second edition of Lethbridge Comicon which takes place at the Lethbridge College Barn, Oct. 17-19.
The event, which took place last year at the Italian Canadian club, but has grown enough to warrant a bigger venue and bigger guests.
Dirk Benedict of the A-Team and Battlestar Galactica will be at the event as well as plenty of comic book artists, vendors and lots of special guests professional Cosplayer Vegas PG, Spawn, Death Dealer and ‘68 artist Nat Jones and Kyle Charles and street artist Mark Oliver ‘Twist” and Eric Dyck, the Lethbridge creator of the comic Slaughterhouse Slough.
Eddie Spears of Hell on Wheels
is unable to attend as planned due to conflictingshooting schedules.
“ For me it’s been nice and easy planning it this year,” said organizer Adam Essex.
“This year it was so easy to find guests and vendors,” he said.
Picture Butte/ Lethbridge actor Chad Rook is excited to come back home for Lethbridge Comicon, just after his debut as the Weather Wizard— the primary villain in the the new TV series the Flash, which premiered on Oct. 7 on CW. It also stars Tom Cavanagh (Ed, Love Monkey, Eli Stone, Scrubs, The Following) , Grant Gustin (Arrow, Glee, 90210), Candice Patton (The Game, Young and Restless, Entourage) and Jesse L. Martin (Law and Order, Smash, Ally McBeal).
“I’ve been a professional actor for 15 years, so it’s good to finally be able to say I’m making a living as an actor,” said Rook who moved out to Tampa Bay Florida to pursue a modelling career in 2001 shortly after graduating from Picture Butte High School.