We’re proud to announce that we’ve once again partnered with Humber College’s Student Federation to present an exciting Comic Book event exclusively for the students at one of Canada’s largest colleges!
The HSF Comic Expo takes place on Wednesday October 14th at Humber Lakeshore’s L-Building, and Thursday October 15th at Humber North’s Student Center, from 11am-3pm both days.
The HSF Comic Expo is truly a one-of-a-kind event – providing students with a weekday comic-con experience for free! We will be bringing a unique mix of vendors and comic creators to help bring pop culture to the students of both of Humber’s main campuses.
Humber has an amazing special media guest lined up for this event – Joining us will be none other than SAM WITWER. Sam is an extremely talented actor and we’re honoured to be a part of the same show. He’ll be signing for students and will be doing a Q&A session. In order to get a signature you must have a valid Humber student card. His credits include:
- Being Human – Aiden Waite
- Smallville – Davis Bloome aka Doomsday
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Darth Maul
- Lego Star Wars/Disney Infinity 3.0/Rebels – Darth Maul and Emperor Palpatine
- Battlestar Galactica – Alex “Crashdown” Quartararo
- Star Wars: Force Unleashed: Starkiller/Vader’s Apprentice/Palpatine
Also joining us as special guest artists will by TY TEMPLETON and KEN LASHLEY.
Ty Templeton is a member of the Canadian Comic Book Hall of Fame, and has worked on many titles for Marvel and DC such as Spider-Man and Batman, as well as the Simpsons. Ty most recently worked with famed director Kevin Smith on “Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet”.
Ken Lashley is one of the world’s premiere comic book artists and has worked on many books for Marvel and DC including X-Men, Suicide Squad with Harley Quinn, Black Panther, the Flash, Superman, and Justice League. He has also worked extensively with the Star Wars franchise.
The Humber Students’ Federation will also be holding Cosplay contests both days where the prizes will range from gift cards to a RIORAND SEGWAY!
Joining Sam, Ty, and Ken will be some of the Greater Toronto Area’s best and brightest independent comic book artists:
From a Hat Studio – Wednesday and Thursday
The young comic book artists in the “From a Hat” collective are pushing the boundaries each and every time they take pencil to paper. Their work has appeared on the cover of books such as “Black Hole Hunter’s Club” and “TMNT/Ghostbusters #1”. Jamal Campbell has recently worked for Marvel Comics on titles such as “Amazing Spider-Man”, “ “Captain America”, and “Inhumans”. Joining us at HSF Comic Expo will be:
David Bishop – Wednesday only
David is an illustrator and is the creator of “Stranger”, an independent zombie survival tale, Squirrels, Of Stone, as well as co-creator of “Deep Sea”, an original Graphic Novel.
Ricky Lima – Thursday only
Ricky is an established comic book writer, and his work so far includes independent books “Black Hole Hunter’s Club”, “Monstrosity” 1&2, and “Deep Sea”.
Marvin Law – Wednesday and Thursday
Marvin Law is a veteran of the Toronto comic book scene. His work includes “Kronk”, “Monstrosity” 1&2, and most recently “Zip Kramer vs. The Intergalactic Slavers”.
Christopher Yao – Wednesday and Thursday
Christopher is an independent illustrator and a regular on the Canadian comic-con circuit. His work to date includes “Major North”, “Fauntkin” and “Holmes Incorporated”.
Spent Pencils Studio – Wednesday and Thursday
The largest comic book art collective in the Greater Toronto Area, Spent Pencils artists’ work has been featured on comic book covers for publishers like Aspen Comics. Each artist has their own unique style and you will love what they have on display at the HSF Comic Expo. Attending will be:
Sam Noir – Wednesday and Thursday
Sam is an artist, writer, and toymaker and has worked on titles such as “Heady Mental”, “Munchsters”, and “Holmes vs. Moriarity”, and “Zip Kramer versus the Intergalactic Slavers”
Andrew Thomas – Wednesday and Thursday
Andrew is a comic book artist whose work includes “Posthuman” as well as “Auric of the Great White North”. Andrew has also done work for Captain Canuck.
Hugh Rookwood – Wednesday and Thursday
Hugh is the artist and co-creator of the new comic “Apocalypse 4” from MDS Studios
Aaron “MaddSketch” Ong – Wednesday and Thursday
Aaron is the creator of titles such as Decade and Surviving Earth. He recently launched his own anthology book, called “Maddthology”.
Rob Thibodeau & Vincent Marchesano – Thursday Only
Rob and Vincent are independent artists who are available for commissions and independent comic work.
A Shay Hahn – Wednesday and Thursday
A Shay Hahn is a comic book writer and illustrator who has published books such as “Crypto Zombic”, “Homeless G-Men”, and “Battle Rally”.
Damien Murphy – Wednesday and Thursday
Damien is the creator of awesome fandom-based works of art and crafts
Stadium Comics – Comics, T-Shirts, Action Figures
Brampton’s coolest comic store has been serving the Greater Toronto Area for over 20 years and is the place to go if you’re looking for awesome comics, pop-culture merchandise, in-store signings, and events! Their weekly YouTube web series Unboxing Wednesdays has been viewed over 1 million times!
KillerToyz – Action Figures and Collectibles
The Horror genre is this store’s specialty – just in time for Halloween! Killer Toys carries a wide variety of action figures and collectibles from all of your favourite horror and sci-fi movies!