UPDATE: In Photos: Comic expo in Kelowna

Editor’s Note:

This was not Kelowna’s first comic expo. We apologize for the erroneous headline. We have covered other events in the same industry in the past and we will again in the future. For story ideas and events please email edit@kelownacapnews.com. KP


Parkinson Recreation Centre was packed Sunday with all sorts of heroes, villains and monsters for Kelowna’s first Comic and Collectibles Expo.

Special guests included: “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase, Christopher Lee, Tracy Lynn Cruz and more.

We sent our photographer Douglas Farrow to get photos of the event.

According to organizer Michael Kay, turnout was as expected with just under 1,000 people.

Next years plans are to go bigger than the current 50 vendors and artists. The expo is hoping to double its space and find a new venue with bank machines.

The currently location at Parkinson Recreation Centre had 6,000 square feet of space; next year the plan is to have 15,000, said Kay.

Douglas David Farrow Canadian cartoonist Doug Savage signs copies of Laser Moose and Rabbit boy during the Kelowna Comic and Collectibles Expo, Sunday, at Parkinson Recreation Centre.
Douglas David Farrow Claire Tubera dresses as Bewitching Nidalee, from League of Legends, for the first Kelowna Comic and Collectibles Expo, Sunday, at the Parkinson Recreation Centre. The day was packed with comics, collectables, and pop culture.
Yelaina May of Costumes, Custom Clothing and Alterations dressed as Merida from the movie Brave during the first Kelowna Comic and Collectibles Expo, Sunday, at the Parkinson Recreation Centre. - Credit: Douglas David Farrow
Douglas David Farrow The Comer family donned their Star Wars costumes for the Kelowna Comic and Collectibles Expo, Sunday, at the Parkinson Recreation Centre.

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