Oz Comic-Con

Photo Gallery: Sydney Oz Comic Con 2019 with Celebrities Hayley Atwell, Michael Eklund and more

September 29, 2019

Cosplayers and fans of Film and TV descended on Sydney’s Showgrounds over the weekend for the NSW leg of Oz Comic Con 2019 with celebrities Hayley Atwell, Michael Eklund, KJ Apa and Australia’s own Kid Flash Keiynan Lonsdale in attendance. Nathan brings us all the action from the weekend.

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Interview: Michael Eklund on complex characters, Wynonna Earp, Dirk Gently, and his first Oz Comic Con

September 22, 2019

There are actors who make their career out of being “that guy”, able to drop in and out of inhabiting a character and then moving on to the next. Sometimes they’ll snag a role that will last a few seasons and they’ll get to leave a longer lasting impression. Michael Eklund is one of those […]

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Oz Comic Con Brisbane & Sydney are about to land

September 19, 2019

As we nudge ever closer to the warmer months but not quite before the closing of the year the pop culture scene gets an injection with Oz Comic Con landing in both Brisbane and Sydney over consecutive weekends. Pop culture conventions have long left an impression on the scene particularly for fans of film and […]

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Marvel’s Hayley Atwell leads a female powered Oz Comic Con Brisbane and Sydney lineup

July 30, 2019

It’s only been a couple of months since the box office dominating Avengers: Endgame rocketed through our pop culture landscape. But the demand and appeal of the Marvel Cinematic Universe hardly wavers amongst Australian audiences. So it’s no surprise that social media was buzzing with the announcement that Hayley Atwell will be making her first […]

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Interview: Tricia Helfer on Battlestar Galactica‘s legacy, voiceover work, and pretend running and driving.

June 20, 2019

Canadian actress, Tricia Helfer is best known for her roles as Number Six in Ronald D. Moore’s re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series and Charlotte Richards/Mom in the newly-renewed series, Lucifer. She can also currently be seen playing Dracula in Syfy’s Van Helsing. I spoke to the former model-turned-actress while she was in Melbourne for Australia’s Ultimate Pop […]

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Interview: Osric Chau on conventions, cosplay and individualism

June 6, 2019

Canadian actor and filmmaker, Osric Chau is best known for his roles as Kevin Tran in Supernatural and Vogel in Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, as well as starring in The Walking Dead, Sherlock and 2012. Also, a seasoned con-goer and cosplayer, he returns to our shores this weekend for Melbourne’s Oz Comic Con.

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Interview: Nathaniel Buzolic on The Originals, cosplay, channelling Tom Hardy and Oz Comic Con

October 2, 2018

When Oz Comic Con rolls in to Sydney, a wide variety of film and television stars get the chance to visit Australia as part of the convention line-up. More often than not they’re international stars, but funnily enough for the Brisbane and Sydney Oz Comic Con dates this September, Australian actor Nathaniel Buzolic got to […]

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5 things we learned at the Shadowhunters panel at Oz Comic-Con Sydney

October 1, 2018

When the end of September rolls around you can be certain of two things, the end of the NRL/AFL football seasons, and Oz Comic Con Sydney. Once again one of Australia’s biggest pop culture events rolled into the International Convention Centre (ICC) where fans can meet some of their favourite celebrities from film and television, […]

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Photo Gallery: Oz Comic-Con Sydney 2018 with Cary Elwes, Nathaniel Buzolic and more

September 30, 2018

On a cool, fresh, sunny September weekend as the school holidays kicked off, ICC Darling Harbour hosted Oz Comic-Con Sydney. It’s an event Where awe-inspiring actors, colourful cosplay, gladiatorial gamers, bodacious book authors, and compelling comics all come together. Over the course of the weekend, celebrity film and TV stars hosted question & answer panels […]

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Cary Elwes added to Sydney’s Oz Comic-Con and Stranger Things Season 3

September 24, 2018

Stranger Things left off last season with the gang saving the day yet again, but will all that come crashing down in season 3? Not much news on that front, however we do know who will be making an appearance! Cary Elwes, known for starring in Mel Brook’s Robin Hood: Men in Tights, his role in the […]

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Interview: Dominic Sherwood on first world hair problems, Shadowhunters and Oz Comic-Con

September 15, 2018

British actor Dominic Sherwood has been setting young hearts aflame for the last few years in the Netflix series Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. However with the show having been announced as Season 3 being its last, an outpouring of grief and demands for it to be picked up are the resounding cries across social media. […]

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Game of Thrones star and Aussie director of new J. J. Abrams produced Film are coming to Sydney

September 9, 2018

This year, J.J. Abrams and Paramount Pictures are bringing us a new film in collaboration with the Australian director Julius Avery and starring Danish actor Pilou Asbæk; Overlord, a horror film set in World War II. After the Nazis have launched a secret experiment, Asbæk and co. have to fight off troops of horrifying and […]

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Oz Comic Con Brisbane and Sydney Commence Guest Announcements

July 10, 2018

As the days continue to pass we move slowly away from the wintry delight of Oz Comic Con Melbourne and look ahead to the Brisbane and Sydney events to be held in a hopefully sunshine-y spring time. And a couple of the names are local home grown talent. Most recently starring in the critically acclaimed […]

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Event Review: Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018 Brings The Heartthrob Heat

June 11, 2018

It’s an unusual time of the year for an event that is probably one of the hottest tickets in town. Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018, being held the second weekend of winter and this year was set to be pretty big, with some rather attractive names on the lineup to heat things up. Just some […]

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Interview: Lauren German on Lucifer, #SaveLucifer, TV network business and Oz Comic Con Melbourne

June 8, 2018

For some actors, a role comes along that becomes particularly special, and special for a number of reasons. For the last three years Lauren German has been working on Lucifer, as the lead co-star Chloe Decker. The show centres on the character of Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the devil, who decides to take a holiday […]

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Interview: Jes Macallan on Legends Of Tomorrow, diversity representation and Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018

June 5, 2018

Jes Macallan is a classical dancer and occasional model and now taking a leap into acting. Best known for her role as the badass boss of the Time Bureau on Legends Of Tomorrow or as Josslyn Carver on Mistresses, one of a group of female friends caught up in mixture of scandalous activity. Macallan is […]

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Interview: Clare Kramer Oz Comic Con Melbourne’s Emcee and Buffy The Vampire Slayer‘s Icon Status

May 27, 2018

Clare Kramer, might be best known for her work as Glory on Buffy The Vampire Slayer but for the past several years she has taken her skills as an actor and begun to move behind the scenes working in production and now as a director. Soon she will be making her way to Melbourne for […]

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Riverdale‘s KJ Apa and Magic Mike‘s Joe Manganiello added to Melbourne Oz Comic Con

May 25, 2018

Sneaking in just under the wire before the schedule gets locked in Oz Comic Con has announced two final guests for their Melbourne event happening 9th and 10th of June. Star of Riverdale KJ Apa and Magic Mike and True Blood alum Joe Manganiello will headline the pop culture convention and be set to get […]

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Win a double weekend pass to Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne

May 16, 2018

Oz Comic-Con is back in Melbourne June 9-10, at the Convention & Exhibition Centre, providing one of Victoria’s yearly celebrations of pop-culture. Oz Comic-Con Melbourne is a culmination of multi-genre content, from across the spectrum, with a lot of everything, for everyone – appearances by film and television stars, comic book artists and voice actors; […]

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Interview: Wayne Nichols on Oz Comic Con Collectors Pack, Marvel GOMA collaborations, commissions and conventions

May 14, 2018

“Comics” is defined by Wikipedia as “a medium used to express ideas by images, often combined with text or other visual information.” The history of comics has been a long one that has seen a resurgence thanks to the steadily growing pop culture convention scene. It was comics that gave birth to the pop culture […]

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Interview: Catrin Stewart talks Doctor Who and pushing diversity representation boundaries and meeting fans at Oz Comic Con

October 2, 2017

Australian television fans would probably recognise Catrin Stewart from her most notable role as Jenny Flint on Doctor Who. The character of Flint began as a maid to Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), a Silurian lizard woman who also is a bit of a Sherlock Holmes-type, along with her trusty Sontaran assistant Strax (Dan Starkey). However […]

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Five Things We Learned From Doctor Who‘s Jenna Coleman at Oz Comic Con Sydney

October 2, 2017

Over the weekend the ICC Sydney Convention Centre at Darling Harbour played host to Oz Comic Con Sydney. This would be the first time the pop culture event would be held in the brand new convention centre so it seemed only fitting that for this event we’d be graced by a very special guest in […]

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Interview: Chad Lindberg talks Supernatural, iconic mullets, paranormal experiences and Oz Comic Con

October 1, 2017

Every now and then an actor comes onto a show as a guest star and somehow ends up becoming an iconic piece of its history. For Chad Lindberg that show is Supernatural and that role was Ash aka Dr Bad-Ass the computer genius geek sporting the mullet hairdo that lived in the Roadhouse diner with […]

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Interview: Tom Hopper talks crazy stunts on Black Sails and huge productions on Game Of Thrones ahead of Oz Comic Con Sydney

September 30, 2017

After a blink and you miss it appearance on Doctor Who, followed by playing a knight on Merlin and then jumping aboard a pirate ship with Black Sails British actor Tom Hopper landed a short but sweet role in one of the world’s biggest TV series Game Of Thrones. He’s been fortunate enough to appear […]

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Interview: Matthew Davis talks The Vampire Diaries, adaptability as an actor and being a fan of vampire mythology ahead of Oz Comic Con Sydney

September 29, 2017

It’s not always the case that something you are fascinated by intersects with the work you do, but for actor Matthew Davis, star of the hit tv series The Vampire Diaries he’s one of the lucky ones. In 2009 Davis took on the role of Alaric Saltzman, the high-school history teacher who is secretly a […]

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Oz Comic-Con Interview: Mass Effect’s Mark Meer talks Improv, epic Cos-Playing skills and Shepherd’s favourite things

September 23, 2017

There are times in our lives we look back on certain things and reminisce, how much we would love to go back and do it all again, for me, other than visiting the (U.S.A and the U.K) that was the Mass Effect Trilogy and playing as the stubborn, stern, but lovable Commander Shepherd. If you’re […]

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Oz Comic-Con Interview: Ian Bohen on Teen Wolf, complex characters, being true to yourself & interacting with fans

September 22, 2017

For some character actors the journey enables them to continually keep learning and growing. Ian Bohen began working when he was 16 years old and has worked as an actor fairly consistently throughout his life. His filmography boasts stints in a number of tv series including Mad Men, Chicago P.D. and Breakout Kings but he’s […]

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Oz Comic-Con to bring Doctor Who‘s Jenna Coleman to Brisbane and Sydney

August 25, 2017

Australia has had a long standing love affair with Doctor Who and thanks to Oz Comic Con we’ll get the opportunity to meet one of its most popular companions. Jenna Coleman best known as Clara Oswald aka the Impossible Girl will be heading down under and appearing at OzCC’s Brisbane (23-24th Sept) and Sydney (30th […]

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Interview: Elden Henson talks Marvel’s Daredevil and the nostalgia of The Mighty Ducks

August 7, 2017

There are some actors that have the good fortune of traversing the generations through the medium of pop culture. One of those actors, Elden Henson, has been lucky enough to star in some major franchises as a fan favourite character spanning decades. Recently out in Australia for Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2017, we sat down […]

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Interview: Tom Lenk talks Lenk Lewk For Less, Nerdgasm, and parodying Hollywood fashion with love

July 17, 2017

Tom Lenk may have been best known for starring in Buffy The Vampire Slayer as well as performing on Broadway and being a singer and playwright. But more recently Lenk has taken Instagram by storm with his Lenk Lewk For Less where he posts pictures parodying celebrity fashion looks and replicating them using basic household […]

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