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Vancouver, BC  – Fan Expo Vancouver announces their line-up of celebrity guests as Comicon Hollywood North finally arrives! Stars from the iconic, Star Trek: The Next Generation to one of today’s hottest fantasies, True Blood. Tickets are now on sale for the West Coast’s biggest gaming, horror, comic, sci-fi, and anime event at Vancouver Convention Centre April 21-22, 2012. 

Also announced, Fan Expo Vancouver will host the third annual Canadian Videogame Awards on April 21, 2012. The event will honour and celebrate the best and brightest in Canadian videogames, and will be broadcast across the country on G4 Canada and CityTV.

Fan Expo Vancouver Celebrity Guests Include:

  • Adam West (Batman)
  • Burt Ward (Robin)
  • Kevin Sorbo (Hercules)
  • Lou Ferrigno (The Hulk)
  • Kristen Bauer (Pam De Beaufort in True Blood)
  • Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett in Star Wars)
  • Alan Ruck (Cameron in Ferris Bueller;Star Trek: Generations)
  • Colleen Clinkenbeard (Star Voice - Fullmetal Alchemist)
  • Veronica Taylor (Star Voice - Pokemon)
  • Richard Cox (Voice Star - Inu Yasha)
  • Trevor Devall (Voice Star - Mobile Suit Gundam)
  • Mike McFarland (Voice Star - Dragonball Z)
  • Brian Froud (Voice Star - Bakugan & Jimmy Two Shoes)
  • Nicholas Brendon (Xander in Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • John DeLancie (Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Michael Dorn (Worf in Star Trek: The Next Generation)

HIGHLIGHTS:  Best way to geek out on the weekend and buy cool stuff      

  • Celebrity Autographs, Photo Ops, and Q&A’s
  • The 501st Legion: Star Wars Photo Session
  • Sketching Duels…and Artist Alley
  • Costumes
  • Workshops & Seminars
  • Web Series for Grown Ups
  • Retailer & Exhibitor Area
  • Voice Acting 101
  • Ultimate Fan Expo Party
  • Horror Author Panels
  • Sci-Fi Fantasy Author Panels and Readings

“By offering unique experiences and opportunities to interact with icons, industry leaders, and other enthusiastic fans, Fan Expo Canada™ delivers a signature event in Canada that satisfies fans' cravings like no other,” says Aman Gupta, President of Hobby Star Marketing. “For the past 17 years Fan Expo Canada™ has been the only event to bring this level of fandom to Toronto and we are excited to now bring that to the West Coast.”

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About Hobby Star Marketing & Fan Expo

Hobby Star Marketing produces premier sport and entertainment events such as, Fan Expo Canada (Toronto) the largest event of its kind in Canada and with over 80,000 fans in attendance celebrates its 18th year. The latest addition to its expo family is Fan Expo Vancouver an all-ages playground for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. April 21-22, 2012 Single Day tickets: $20/ Weekend Pass: $30; Kids under 6yrs free; under 12 free with website coupon ($10 without) www.fanexpovancouver.com

SHOW DETAILS:

WHEN: April 21 – 22, 2012 (Saturday to Sunday)

WHERE:            Vancouver Convention Centre; 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

MORE INFO:      www.fanexpovancouver.com

 

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