C’mon now. Pick a side. Hero or evil villain? That’s kind of binary, but that might be all the columns needed to explain the eclectic collection of actors, wrestlers and others — like Neil Patrick Harris — who kicked the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo into high gear Friday. I didn’t meet former How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris — he wasn’t in town long enough to do any interviews — but for every one of the… MORE.
While the four days were not completely sold out, the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo still managed to break attendance records on its 10th anniversary, welcoming more than 100,000 fans to Stampede Park. As of press time, organizers reported that 102,000 attended the four-day expo on the Stampede grounds, up from last’ year’s 97,000. The event was sold out on Saturday and Sunday…MORE.
Costume inspiration came from all over the universes of geekdom, from classic science fiction like Star Wars and Star Trek, to new hits like Guardians of the Galaxy, plus comic book heroes and villains and video game characters. A few special guests were also in attendance to begin the annual convention, including Ian Ziering (Beverly Hills 90210, Sharknado), Jessica Nigri (famed for her cosplay), and Mayor Naheed Nenshi. MORE.