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NEWS | Stan Lee to headline next year’s Calgary Expo
Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by
2013 Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo guest list to include Stan Lee, Neal Adams, Adam Hughes, musician “Weird” Al Yankovic, director John Carpenter, WWE Hall-of-Famer Bret “The Hitman” Hart, Empire Strikes Back and The Dark Crystal puppet-builder Wendy Froud.

From the press release:

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2013 Gets Weird

What: Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo returns April 26–28, 2013 at the BMO Centre. Coming off a record-breaking attendance of over 60,000 in 2012, Calgary Expo is taking full-frontal nerdity to the next level in 2013. Featuring guests from comic creator legend Stan Lee to Chris Sarandon, best known for his evil-plotting in 80s classic The Princess Bride. Following the first-ever reunion in over two decades of the principal cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the Calgary Expo presents another exclusive event for pop culture aficionados in 2013. “Weird Al” Yankovic the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time is appearing at a comic-con for the first time ever. His Alpocalypse Tour concert Friday night is a second dose of fandom for those who cannot get enough during regular expo hours.

Special Guests Include:

  • STAN LEE (Spiderman, X-Men, Iron Man, The Hulk, The Avengers)
  • “WEIRD” AL YANKOVIC (Comedy Recording Artist)
  • LEXA DOIG (Andromeda; Sonya Valentine in Continuum)
  • BRET “HITMAN” HART (WWE Wrestling Legend)
  • NEAL ADAMS (DC Artist: Superman, Batman, Green Arrow)
  • MICHAEL SHANKS (Saving Hope; Dr. Daniel Jackson in Stargate: SG-1)
  • JOHN CARPENTER (Horror Writer & Director Halloween, Escape from NewYork)
  • CHRIS SARANDON (Prince Humperdinck in The Princess Bride, Jack Skellington voice in The Nightmare Before Christmas)

Where: BMO Centre, Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB

When: Friday, April 26, 2013–Sunday, April 28, 2013; 12pm–8pm Friday, 10am–7pm Saturday, 10am–5pm Sunday

Tickets on Sale: Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10am MST; www.CalgaryExpo.com; “Weird” Al Concert Tickets on Sale at Ticketmaster: Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 12pm MST; www.ticketmaster.ca

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