Monday, April 9, 2012

Getting My Geek On

I stumbled across a reference to this years Supernova Expo. I was going to go last year but life got in the way and I only remembered it was on when I saw a story about it on the news. It was too late to get tickets.

The Sydney Supernova Expo is on the 15th - 17th of June. I'm getting my geek on and have already put the date in my calendar.

There is a huge line up sci-fi and fantasy stars from Movies, TV, Books and Comics to tease out the nerd in all of us.

Here is the full list of stars.

Movies and TV
  • Christopher Lloyd - the very popular Emmett ‘Doc’ Brown from Back to the Future
  • Yvonne Craig - from the Golden Age of television, Batman’soriginal Batgirl and an original alumni from 2002
  • Michael Rosenbaum - Smallville’s Lex Luthor and Justice League’s The Flash
  • Hayden Panettiere - Heroes’ indestructible cheerleader & passionate activist seen in The Cove
  • Callum Blue - The lovable Mason from Dead Like Me and the complex villain General Zod from Smallville!
  • Mercedes McNab - This ‘Scream Queen’ is best known as Harmony from Buffy & Angel
  • Natalia Tena - Harry Potter’s heroic ally, Nymphadora Tonks, and Osha from Game of Thrones.
  • Colin Cunningham - From Stargate SG-1 to Falling Skies, with stops by The 6th Day and Elektra on the way!
  • Bob Wall - World champion kickboxer who featured in Way of the Dragon, Enter the Dragon and Game of Death with Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris.
Voice actors:
  • Jennifer Hale - videogame superstar, Hale voices Shepard in the Mass Effect Trilogy and many other characters in Metal Gear Solid, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
  • Vic Mignogna - fan favourite Vic voices Edward Elric in theFullmetal Alchemist anime series, Broly in Dragonball Z, Ikkaku in Bleach, and hundreds more
  • Christopher Paolini - the American novelist is best known for his Inheritance Cycle, comprising Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, and Inheritance.
Comic-book creators:
  • David Mack - critically acclaimed comic-book illustrator and creator of the Kabuki series and another returning 2002 guest
  • Jim Cheung, British illustrator renowned for his work on Marvel Comics’ Scion, New Avengers: Illuminati, Young Avengers, and Avengers: The Children’s Crusade
PLUS Seattle’s own fabulous Nerd Rock band, KIRBY KRACKLE - see

I must have brought up my sons the right way because they are as excited as I am.

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