Guests

ACTORS | COMICS | COSPLAY | LOCAL HEROES

ACTORS

ALAINA HUFFMAN

Alaina Huffman was born in Vancouver. She is an actress and producer, known for SGU Stargate Universe as Lt Tamara “TJ” Johansen, Smallville as the Iconic DC character “Black Canary” and currently she reigns as the Queen of hell “Abbadon” on CW’s hit show Supernatural.
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AMBER BENSON

Amber Benson spent three years as Tara Maclay on the cult television series Buffy The Vampire Slayer and later this year she will appear as head vamp Amelie in Morganville: The Series for Geek & Sundry. Her new book, The Witches of Echo Park, was released in January.
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JOHN RHYS DAVIES (Appearing Saturday Only)

John Rhys-Davies, best known to film audiences for his roles in the blockbuster hits Raiders Of The Lost Ark and Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, was introduced to a new generation of fans in the blockbuster trilogy The Lord Of The Rings (The Fellowship Of The Ring, The Two Towers, And The Return Of The King) in the role of Gimli the dwarf.
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COMICS

MIKE ROOTH

Mike Rooth was a full time illustrator of children’s books, magazine articles, cover art, short stories, and educational graphic novels for over a decade before he started chasing after his comic book dreams by creating pinups, mini-comics, and cover artwork for both indie creators and mainstream publishers alike: Kill Shakespeare (IDW), Ben Templesmith’s The Squidder (IDW/44FLOOD), Savage Sword of Conan (Dark Horse Comics), and Nailbiter, The Wicked And The Devine, and Intersect (Image Comics), as well as Canada’s own Captain Canuck (Comely Comics).
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JEPH JACQUES

Jeph Jacques has drawn comics his entire life, and has been doing Questionable Content since August of 2003. He launched his new comic project, Alice Grove, in 2014.
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VITALY S. ALEXIUS

Vitaly S. Alexius has been tutoring on the subject of drawing and painting since 2000. In 2002, he learned Photoshop and used it to develop an innovative, digital-art style, which he called “Dreaminism”. Currently he is working as a photographer and freelance illustrator while painting chapters for the “Romantically Apocalyptic” graphic novel.
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COSPLAY

RYAN BRANDT

Ryan Brandt, FakeNerdBoy, is a cosplayer and a big dork originally from the DC area, currently living in Atlanta. Some of his most notable costumes include a genderbent Vi (League of Legends), genderbent Rogue (X-men) and most recently, a DeathKnight (World of Warcraft).
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NATHAN DELUCA

Nathan DeLuca is a giant nerd, comic book addict, cosplayer, and rabbit enthusiast hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia. After cosplaying for the first time at Hal-Con 2012, he fell in love with crafting and making characters come to life. He has been honing his armor and prop making skills since, specializing in EVA foamcraft and thermoplastics and branching out to casting and 3d printing.
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LOCAL HEROES

FAT APOLLO

Fat Apollo, Michael McCluskey, is a mixture of all things geeky and nerdy rolled up in a crunchy comedic shell. Donning Everlast boxing gloves, as well as a cape and shirt made of vintage Battlestar Galactica bed sheets (circa 1977) – Fat Apollo is a true multi-media juggernaut.
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KEVIN ST. PIERRE

Kevin prides himself on becoming Logan and with the help of some talented photographers and lots of practice he has transformed himself into what many people you’ve never heard of have called “The Real Wolverine” “…straight off the pages of a comic book”.
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MICHAEL HAMM

Michael Hamm is a local model and cosplayer. With the help of the geek community and comic-conventions he was able to overcome his introversion and become a social media personality.
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ADI THE ADIPOSE

Adi the Adipose made her way across the ocean in 2012, relocating from Cardiff, Wales to Halifax. After rooming for several months at a local comic book store, Adi met her human and future room mate, Mike Montgomery. Despite several rough patches (most notably an incident involving a Velgaran Heat Ray and several lamp posts) the pair have become a true 21st century “odd couple.”
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Guests for Hal-Con

We are currently looking at our plans for 2015 and beyond. If you are interested in being part of the biggest, geekiest sci-fi convention in Atlantic Canada – please get in touch.
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Volunteering

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Guests

Check out this page for the latest updates in our guest line-up. Actors, authors, comic writers and artists, directors, and local celebrities – we’ve got them all.    

Photos

What is a con without great memories? We’ve captured some of our favourite moments from the past few years and stored them here for your viewing pleasure. Come check them out.