Recap: Fan Expo Canada #FXC17

Founded back in 1995, Fan Expo Canada is still going strong. The four-day event truly has something for every family member. From comic books, to film, to gaming, to horror and television, Fan Expo Canada in Toronto is certainly where you want to be during the final long weekend of the summer.

There is so much to see, it’s hard to know where to begin. But certainly one of the highlights was the Thor: Ragnarok costume exhibit. The costumes at the exhibit were the actual clothing that the actors in the movie wore during the filming.

Check out some images below:

As one of the biggest fan conventions in North America and the biggest of its kind in Canada, Fan Expo Canada always has some great celebrities in town labor day weekend. Some of the guests in attendance on Thursday included Dr. Who and The Crown star, Matt Smith, Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy alum, Cerina Vincent, and Chuck star, Zachary Levi.

This year’s Artist Alley is filled with some of the most renowned comic book creators and artists. There were line-ups of anxious fans waiting for Jason Fabok, Tom King, Ken Lashley, Brian Stelfreeze, Yanick Paquette, Emanuela Lupacchino, Adam Hughes, Dale Keown and Stanley ‘Art Germ’ Lau – just to name a few. You definitely want to act fast if you plan on getting a commission from any of these greats! You can check out the full comic creator list here.

Of course, it’s not a complete con without fans in costume. Cosplay costumes spotted the first two days of the expo included, Wonder Woman, Aqua Lass, Jay Garrick, Deadpool, Horizon Zero Dawn, Batman, Lady Loki, Rey, Captain America and more.

Check out some of the cosplay action below:

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Be sure to check back with GOC for more stories from Fan Expo Canada, including an interview with Kristin Kreuk about her new project: Shuyan Saga, as well as the highlights from the Stranger Things and Star Trek: Discovery panels!

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