Oz Comic-Con

Interview: Zach McGowan on Russian accents in Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D & playing a pirate on Black Sails

July 14, 2017

Zach McGowan is that ruggedly handsome character actor that has been popping up in a lot of shows recently. Some of which include The 100, Shameless, Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Black Sails. As well as starring in a number of television shows, McGowan has also lent his voice to a number of video games, including […]

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Interview: DJ Qualls on typecasting, working on The Man In The High Castle, Fargo and Supernatural

July 9, 2017

DJ Qualls is that guy, a character actor whose face is recognisable, but as he puts it for being the “weird cousin Joe” type and not your typical attractive Hollywood type. But with his IMDB page boasting 50+ roles and some of those including cult movies like Road Trip and The New Guy and more […]

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Five things we learned from the iZombie panel at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017

July 6, 2017

Oz Comic Con Melbourne decided it would go full zombie this year bringing three guests out from the cult hit series iZombie – Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley and Aly Michalka. The show follows the story of Olivia “Liv” Moore (Rose McIver) who gets turned into a zombie, however in order to remain somewhat human she […]

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Interview: Daniel Gillies talks about his upcoming trip to Uganda with OXFAM and working on The Originals

July 4, 2017

Over the weekend, The Originals star Daniel Gillies arrived as a guest for Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017. The Canadian born, New Zealand raised actor is best known for playing long-lived vampire Elijah Mikaelson. The show, a spin-off itself of The Vampire Diaries (which Gillies also starred in as the same character) has a legion of […]

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Event Review: Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017 was a mixed bag of vampires, zombies, superheroes and the supernatural

July 3, 2017

It’s freezing in Melbourne, my BOM app is telling me it’s like 2 degrees outside so I know I need to rug up even though I’m only a 5 minute walk away from the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. I throw on my warm jacket over my dress / leggings combo and make my way […]

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Win a double pass to Oz Comic-Con presents Christopher Lambert – Q&A session and a screening of Highlander in Melbourne

June 28, 2017

In a special event in Melbourne presented by Oz Comic-Con, Connor MacLeod himself, Christopher Lambert, will appear live to introduce the classic Highlander and participate in a pre-film Q&A at the Astor Theatre in St Kilda. The freewheeling, time-travelling epic, directed by Australian filmmaker Russell Mulcahy, was a modest success on its initial release but […]

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Interview: Kid Phantom iIllustrator Paul Mason talks The Phantom, hard work and inspirations ahead of Oz Comic-Con Melbourne

June 27, 2017

Many, many moons ago I was called upon to a great task, one that would give me the privilege of passing down something special to the next generation. I was given the task to buy a newspaper for my Nan, leading me to a newsagency where I found my first The Phantom comic in 1992 […]

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Oz Comic-Con delivers guests from Doctor Who, Game of Thrones and Highlander to Melbourne

June 21, 2017

There can be only one Oz Comic-Con, and this year on the 1st and 2nd of July the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre will play host to a huge variety of guests from teleivision and film fantasy, sci-fi, and drama genres. As well as being one of the go-to events for cosplay, comics, books, gaming demonstrations […]

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Win a double pass to Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney

June 9, 2017

Oz Comic-Con returns with five exciting shows in 2017; the first two earlier this year in Perth and Adelaide being a huge success. And now it’s time for the rest of the country to join in the quest to ‘Unleash Our Inner Geeks’ and celebrate all that is cool, awesome and nerdy at Oz Comic-Con […]

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Oz Comic-Con Interview: Arthur Darvill on Doctor Who, Legends of Tomorrow, inspiration & space/time distortion

March 31, 2017

With turns in series like Doctor Who and Legends of Tomorrow, Arthur Darvill has become a Comic Con favourite around the world – and now he’s in Australia, having just finished up with Oz Comic-Con in Perth, and now this weekend he’ll be in Adelaide for the event’s South Australian turn. Ahead of arriving in […]

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Win a double weekend pass to Oz Comic-Con in Perth, Adelaide or Melbourne.

March 4, 2017

Oz Comic-Con returns with five exciting shows in 2017. Join in the quest to ‘Unleash Our Inner Geeks’ and celebrate all that is cool, awesome and nerdy at Oz Comic-Con Perth March 25-26, Adelaide April 1-2, and Melbourne July 1-2. Come and meet your favourite celebrity guests, shop the expansive show floors full of the […]

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Win yourself tickets to attend Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth!

March 4, 2017

Oz Comic-Con returns with five exciting shows in 2017. Join in the quest to ‘Unleash Our Inner Geeks’ and celebrate all that is cool, awesome and nerdy at Oz Comic-Con Perth March 25-26, Adelaide April 1-2, and Melbourne July 1-2. Come and meet your favourite celebrity guests, shop the expansive show floors full of the […]

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Ksenia Solo on the diversity of Lost Girl, the history of Turn: Washington’s Spies and playing complex female characters

September 15, 2016

Ksenia Solo is a young actress who has already made a name and mark for herself in a number of TV series. Best known for her role on supernatural sci-fi show Lost Girl, she has also starred in the perpetually fascinating series Orphan Black, and takes a leap back into American revolutionist history with Turn: […]

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Mitch Pileggi talks The X-Files revival, Supernatural and why working with Michael Bay was so much fun

September 15, 2016

Mitch Pileggi is best known for his role on The X Files playing the stern but fair Assistant Director Walter Skinner and boss to Agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson). With the Season 10 X Files revival earlier this year, the show has had an explosive comeback, allowing Pileggi to reprise […]

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Timothy Omundson on Galavant, musical theatre and his majestic Kings Beard

September 15, 2016

Australian audiences might recognise Timothy Omundson from the 7Flix musical comedy series Galavant, or perhaps Supernatural or maybe even from his 8 seasons on comedy crime procedural Psych. As an actor Omundson brings charm, gravitas, or wit aplenty and as an interview subject he is wonderfully animated, eloquent and softly spoken. Just before he graced […]

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Review: Oz Comic-Con delivers once again at its 2016 event in Sydney

September 13, 2016

It’s the start of Spring, and the Sydney weather turned on some spectacular blue skies over the weekend past but quite a lot of people were going to miss it.Oz Comic Con Sydney was back for 2016 and this time it would be bigger and better than last year. Whilst the Sydney International Convention Centre […]

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Win a double pass to Oz Comic-Con in Sydney or Brisbane

August 23, 2016

Now in its fifth year, Oz Comic-Con’s dedicated focus to the very best across the local and international pop culture sphere places it in a league of its own. 2016 will see the return of the show-stopping Australian Championships of Cosplay. Plus a huge range of new and exclusive event features, including Australia’s best comic […]

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Oz Comic-Con returning to Sydney and Brisbane in September

July 22, 2016

The haven for Australian pop culture nerds will be returning to Sydney and Brisbane in September as this year’s Oz Comic-Con will feature an array of special guests, cosplay competitions, exclusive features and collectables galore. Headlining guests for the Sydney and Brisbane rounds include Mitch Pileggi (The X-Files, Stargate: Atlantis),  Daniel Portman (Game of Thrones), Keisha Castle-Hughes […]

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Exclusive: British actor Samuel Anderson talks the differences between theatre and TV production and working on Doctor Who

July 3, 2016

It’s not very often that a new supporting actor on Doctor Who manages to make enough of an impression to be voted the best male guest star in the series for that year. But when Samuel Anderson joined the cast as teacher Danny Pink and love interest for Jenna Coleman’s Clara Oswald, he set hearts […]

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Game of Thrones stars Daniel Portman and Keisha Castle-Hughes join Oz Comic-Con in Sydney and Brisbane!

June 23, 2016

Game of Thrones stars Daniel Portman and Keisha Castle-Hughes are heading down under as special guests for Oz Comic-Con in Sydney and Brisbane this September! In case you need a refresher, you’ll recognise Portman as Tyrion Lannister turned Brienne of Tarth’s loyal squire, Podrick Payne, and Castle-Hughes as the deadly Obara Sand, one of the three Sandsnake sisters from Dorne. Portman and […]

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Event Review: Oz Comic Con Melbourne (11th-12th June – Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre)

June 17, 2016

Despite the chilly Melbourne weather pop culture fans aplenty (many of whom are in cosplay) make their way to the Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre for Oz Comic Con.  Slowly trickling into the venue the queues begin to grow as the crowds start lining up to make their way inside. Over time Oz Comic-Con has turned […]

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Win a double pass to Oz Comic-Con in Melbourne

May 28, 2016

Now in its fifth year, Oz Comic-Con’s dedicated focus to the very best across the local and international pop culture sphere places it in a league of its own. 2016 will see the return of the show-stopping Australian Championships of Cosplay, as well as a huge range of new and exclusive event features such as: […]

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John Barrowman added to Oz Comic Con’s guest line up in Melbourne

April 27, 2016

Torchwood, Doctor Who and Arrow fans, gird your loins. John Barrowman has been the latest addition to Oz Comic Con’s 2016 event for Melbourne! The actor joins fellow recent addition Robert Patrick on the still-building line up of international stars set to travel out to Australia for the pop culture expo this June. Of course, Barrowman is a beloved figure […]

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Win a double pass to Oz Comic-Con in Perth and Adelaide

March 14, 2016

Now in its fifth year, Oz Comic-Con’s dedicated focus to the very best across the local and international pop culture sphere places it in a league of its own. 2016 will see the return of the show-stopping Australian Championships of Cosplay, as well as a huge range of new and exclusive event features such as: […]

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Xena: Warrior Princess journeys to Oz Comic-Con in Perth and Adelaide

February 9, 2016

Xena Warrior Princess is set to take on Oz Comic-Con Perth and Adelaide this April. Lucy Lawless, best known as Xena on cult-favourite series Xena: Warrior Princess is making an exclusive appearance on the Saturday of each event. Lawless is a sci-fi and fantasy fan favourite and is sure to have Australian fans preparing their Warrior inspired […]

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Exclusive Interview: Jim Beaver reflects on his time as Whitney Ellsworth on the series Deadwood

October 6, 2015

In the final interview from our Oz Comic-Con Interview series for 2015, Larry Heath sits down with actor Jim Beaver to reflect on his role as Whitney Ellsworth on the series Deadwood: ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The Iris and may have formatting errors – images may not […]

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Exclusive Interview: Jim Beaver chats about playing Bobby Singer on Supernatural; looks to Season 11 and beyond

October 5, 2015

We caught up with Jim Beaver – best known for his role as Bobby Singer on the long running series Supernatural. While he was in Australia for Oz Comic-Con last month we caught up with the actor to talk about the series, his experiences to now and we look ahead to Season 11 and beyond! […]

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Exclusive Interview: Clive Standen talks about the Vikings filming experience and Sea Shepherd Conservation

October 2, 2015

Last weekend, we caught up with Clive Standen from Vikings at Oz Comic-Con to talk at length about his work in the series, and other pursuits. In the final two parts of our interview, we talk about his experiences filming the acclaimed series and his work with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. 

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Exclusive Interview: Stephen Hunter And Jed Brophy Reflect on The Hobbit Trilogy And Fan Interactions

September 29, 2015

We caught up with Stephen Hunter and Jed Brophy during their time at Oz Comic Con to discuss their experiences playing dwarves and interacting with fans. We kicked off the interview discussing the legacy of The Hobbit films, and their impact on film history. “I hope that they stand the test of time like the […]

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Event Review: Oz Comic Con Sydney 2015 – Exhibition Centre Glebe Island

September 28, 2015

Over the last few years there has been a steady rise in the popularity of the pop culture convention. Oz Comic Con Sydney was held over the weekend and we went along to check out the movie and TV star guests, the wares on sale by various exhibitors and artists and the ever increasing numbers […]

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