Comic Con

Capital City Comic Con is asking for fans and would-be attendees to participate in a ‘virtual convention’ March 28 and 29 in lieu of the event, which was postponed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Facebook/Capital City Comic Con)

Capital City Comic Con goes ‘digital’ in wake of COVID-19

Convention organizers ask fans to post to Facebook and Twitter over weekend

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michaelangelo joins Candice Woodward to celebrate the announcement of last year’s Capital City Comic Con. (Black Press Media file photo)

Comic Con returns to Victoria with star-studded guest list

2020 Capital City Comic Con to host cosplay stars and at least 9,500 attendees March 20 to 22

 

Michelangelo (left) and Candice Woodward celebrate the announcement of the 2020 Capital City Comic Con. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria’s 2020 Capital City Comic Con to feature a special Star Trek guest

Cherry Bomb Toys announced tickets for the event will go on sale on Friday

 

Victoria-based illustrator and graphic artist Ken Steacy who will be one of the panellists at the Van Isle Comic Con set for June 9 at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. (Photo 501st.com)

Comic Con swings into town, June 9

Variety of cosplay prizes to be won from $100 – $450

Victoria-based illustrator and graphic artist Ken Steacy who will be one of the panellists at the Van Isle Comic Con set for June 9 at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. (Photo 501st.com)
OPUS 131 by Elaine Kao. (Courtesy Van Isle Comic Con)

Comic Con announces winning artist in $500 ViGuy competition

Van Isle Comic Con announce judges’ award winner, People’s Choice voting now open

OPUS 131 by Elaine Kao. (Courtesy Van Isle Comic Con)
Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts is one of many celebrity guests appearing at this years Capital City Comic Con from March 22 to 24. (@capcitycomic/Twitter)

Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts visits Victoria for Comic Con

He says he’s looking forward to the event, but don’t ask him where the snake is

Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts is one of many celebrity guests appearing at this years Capital City Comic Con from March 22 to 24. (@capcitycomic/Twitter)
B Woodward, of Cherry Bomb Toys and the National Toy Museum of Canada, keeps a close eye on Yoda, who keeps a close eye on his partner Candice Woodward, as the pair get ready to bring the first ever Cap City Comic Con to town, March 16 to 18 at the Victoria Conference Centre. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Capital City Comic Con flies into Victoria

Bret ‘Hitman’ Hart, couture costume and a frenzy of pop culture descend on city next week

B Woodward, of Cherry Bomb Toys and the National Toy Museum of Canada, keeps a close eye on Yoda, who keeps a close eye on his partner Candice Woodward, as the pair get ready to bring the first ever Cap City Comic Con to town, March 16 to 18 at the Victoria Conference Centre. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
First edition Spider-Man comic for sale in Victoria

First edition Spider-Man comic for sale in Victoria

The rare magazine is selling for $500,000 but may be worth up to $1 million.

First edition Spider-Man comic for sale in Victoria
Gareth Gaudin, one of the owners of Legends Comics and Books, leafs through one of his first edition MAD comic books that he hopes one day he can sell to put his kids through university. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)                                Gareth Gaudin, one of the owners of Legends Comics and Books, leafs through one of his first edition MAD comic books that he hopes one day he can sell to put his kids through university. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

First edition Spider-Man comic for sale in Victoria

The rare magazine is selling for $500,000 but may be worth up to $1 million.

Gareth Gaudin, one of the owners of Legends Comics and Books, leafs through one of his first edition MAD comic books that he hopes one day he can sell to put his kids through university. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)                                Gareth Gaudin, one of the owners of Legends Comics and Books, leafs through one of his first edition MAD comic books that he hopes one day he can sell to put his kids through university. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)