Ot­tawa Comiccon

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may 11-13 ot­tawa­comic­con.com Tens of thou­sands de­scend on Ot­tawa’s EY Cen­tre to nerd out on all things sci-fi, fan­tasy, and hor­ror. Lovers of manga, gam­ing, and (of course) comic books come in droves and in cos­tume to pay homage to their favourite char­ac­ters. There are artist pan­els, game tour­na­ments, and film screen­ings, as well as celebrity au­to­graph ses­sions and photo ops. This year’s guests in­clude con­tor­tion­ist/ac­tor Doug Jones (the Am­phib­ian Man from Guillermo Del Toro’s Os­car-win­ning The Shape of Wa­ter), ev­ery­one’s favourite fool of a Took, Billy Boyd a.k.a. Pip­pin from

The Lord of Rings, Jewel Staite from Fire­fly, WWE wrestler Tr­ish Stra­tus, Ja­son Mo­moa from Jus­tice League, and 6’10” Joonas Suo­tamo who plays Chew­bacca in the new Star Wars. Tickets start at $25.

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