Scene on the Web Weekly: October 22-28, 2012

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All things Iron Man 3 this week. Plus, photos, videos, and recaps from Zombicon, Tampa Bay Comic Con, San Diego Comic Fest, Edmonton Expo, and more as the week goes on.

Scene on the Web Weekly: October 22-28, 2012

Storified by Convention Scene · Mon, Oct 22 2012 11:33:41

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Tampa Bay Comic Con releases superhero personalitiesFrom the moment she came into the world, Abby Romero was destined to be a superhero. Her mom and dad made sure of it. The three of them -1-year-old Abby and her parents, Melissa and Luis Romero -donned masks, capes and utility belts Saturday morning, and traveled from Tarpon Springs to attend the Tampa Bay Comic Con.
Comic-Con tribute has old-school spiritTest subject: San Diego Comic Fest 2012 The big picture: A San Diego-based comic-book, sci-fi and fantasy convention with no lines, tons of personal space and $4 parking? Had I died and gone to pop-culture heaven? Nope. It was just Saturday at San Diego Comic Fest 2012, an intimate mini Comic-Con organized by the convention’s first chairman to celebrate the Con’s 40th anniversary.
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Calgary Expo Promoters Add Edmonton Expo in October 2012 with Adam West and Billy Dee Williams

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Press Release:

Batman to Star Wars Come to New Edmonton Expo

October 20-21, 2012


Edmonton Expo 2012 is a new pop culture convention produced by the team behind Canada’s second largest comic-con, the Calgary Expo and the founder of the long-running Edmonton Collectible Toy & Comic Show. The City of Champions will now host its own all-ages comic-con and unite fans of film, TV, comics, gaming, anime, horror, and sci-fi. Celebration of all things pop culture! The Edmonton Expo will also be offering workshops and panels.

Special Guests Include: Iconic Adam West from classic ‘Batman’ to the voice of ‘Quahog’s Mayor’ on Family Guy ­ and pow! recently got his Hollywood Walk of Fame star; and Billy Dee Williams who is best known as the roguish ‘Lando Calrissian’ in the Star Wars trilogy and ‘Harvey Dent’ in Tim Burton’s Batman. Full guest line up to be announced in coming weeks.

”So many people have a passion for pop culture and we here at the Calgary Expo felt it was about time to bring some of that passion to Edmonton, ”states Kandrix Foong, event director Edmonton Expo. ”Adam and Billy are icons in pop culture with careers spanning over fifty years, and we are very proud to bring them to Edmonton ­ heroes in a City of Champions. ”

Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre, Hall E; 7515 – 118 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

When: Saturday, October 20, 2012 – Sunday, October 21, 2012

10am to 6 pm Saturday, 10am to 5 pm Sunday


Tickets on Sale: Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 10am MST