OCTOBER 23, 2016 GUESTS:
Serena Bon-Binky is a self taught up-and-coming multi-media cartoon artist. She focuses on freelance illustration, creative “beauty-horror” makeup, modelling, t-shirt design, jewelry, and toy customizing.
You may have seen her work in some of the local art galleries (HotArtWetCity, Ayden, The Fall), often doing lowbrow work; curvy demon ladies, biomechanical women, weird things involving pizza… from family friendly G-rating all the way to making you blush.
Currently Binky is pushing the envelope in our little Vancouver bubble with some not-so-kid-friendly colouring books and prosthetics for your boobs (#mouthboobs). She definitely has a bizarreness to her work, but come but don’t let that stop you from swinging by and saying hello~
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RYAN 'HUMANBURGER' JONES
Ryan 'Humanburger' Jones is a local Fine Art Painter and Black n White Ink Artist specializing in Horror, Heavy Metal Artwork from Hell... working with Metal and Punk Bands, from Beer labels, to SnowBoards, Skateboards, Comic Books, T-shirt art and Personal Commissions... has been a freelance artist since 2003 doing whatever came his way and is a self diagnosed workaholic... currently trying to break from commission work and get more of his personal work and vision out in the world and in gallery's, he specializes in Prints, Posters, Large Paintings and online sales and has an affinity for all thing 70's and 80's movies...
ROB & DAN STRAKER
Rob & Dan Straker are the creators of the popular zombie game "Escape from Sunset Island" They will be at the show to greet fans and demonstrate the game.
More on Rob & Dan:
Rob & Dan Straker (Straker R&D) are the Designer/Artist/Publishers of the semi-coop tabletop zombie survival game "Escape from Sunset Island", known to tell good stories and push human nature to its limits. They would be happy to see you passing through.
"Escape from Sunset Island" is a "co-petitive" tabletop survival game wherein the line between cooperative and competitive play is blurred, the chances of survival are low, and every game unfolds a unique and memorable story-line.
"ESCAPE FROM SUNSET ISLAND" OFFERED AT A 25% DISCOUNT!
Rob and Dan Straker are graciously offering their zombie game "Escape from Sunset Island" at a 25% discount for fans at the Vancouver Comic & Toy Show!
The art of Shane Molina is a portfolio of fan art composed of different styles and mediums tied to the Star Wars universe.
A self taught artist empowered with the Aloha Spirit, Shane's artwork has a unique and intriguing design which immediately mesmerizes his audience.
Shane has worked in the film and video game industry as a concept & storyboard artist, but now works independently in his own illustrative business: Hawaiian Mako Design.
COLIN LORIMER is a comic book writer and artist. He is the author of the books, The Hunt and UXB.
He has been published through, Image Comics, Dark Horse, IDW, Titan, and Boom! Studios. He is co-creator of the books, Harvest, Burning Fields, and Curse, and has also worked on titles such as The X-Files, Hellraiser, Blackout, Millennium, and Dark Horse Presents.
Colin is an award-winning storyboard artist and has worked across a wide range of media including film, animation, and gaming. His last collaboration was with the director Albert Hughes on the upcoming feature, The Solutrean.
Nathan Fairbairn is a Joe Shuster Award-winning creator whose work has frequently topped the New York Times Best Sellers list. His list of credits includes Scott Pilgrim, Batman Incorporated, Wolverine, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men, Swamp Thing and Wonder Woman: Earth One, to name just a few. Primarily a colorist, LAKE OF FIRE, from Image Comics, represents Fairbairn's first creator-owned work as writer, colorist and letterer.
Robert Tozer is the author of the newly published novel, The Dead, of which Colonies is the first in the trilogy. Prior to that, he has been published in the US and UK in some killer anthologies, all of which are currently available on Amazon and accessible through his website: www.thedead.us
Robert is also the director and content editor at Dead Ink Publishing Inc.
Robert has graduated from the school of hard knocks, written award winning fiction in his mind, and was not responsible for the viral outbreak which has decimated the world. He currently resides with his wonderful wife, Jana, son, Hayden (who is a little monster but not a zombie), and two non-viral infected dogs, Baxter and Hunter, in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Along with other survivors, he soon plans on acquiring a caravan of RVs and relocating to a different clime in order to escape the bloodthirsty zombie hordes.
ROBERT TOZER'S "THE DEAD":
Time has run out for the human race. A virus has decimated the planet, returning the dead back to life. Groups of displaced people gather together and roam the countryside, searching for a sanctuary.
Spencer has a singular goal: Travel with his companion, Lexi, to the west coast, find a seaworthy boat, and sail away to a tropical island-hopefully, without any of the dead occupying it. Along the way, the two of them get conscripted into a ragtag band of survivors, and together they travel across America with conflicting goals. Half the camp wants to travel city to city, liberating any survivors and ridding the US of the menace that is the dead; the other half wants to escape, finding a safe haven away from the killing and horror. A political power struggle is created and Spencer is forced to choose sides; but will he lead the group to safety or will he return to his original plan and abandon the camp to strike out with Lexi once again. Spencer battles against his nature as he leads a fighting force into a small city for life saving supplies. But in this new world, the hungry and murderous dead aren't the only things to be feared. Sometimes the biggest threat to humanity's survival is the living.
DOUBLE TAKE UNIVERSE COMIC GIVEAWAY
The 1st 100 adult attendees at the Vancouver Comic & Toy Show will recieve a #1 Ten Pack of Horror Themed Comics, (A 25$ U.S. value - Mature Readers), graciously donated from Double Take Universe!
More about Double Take:
Double Take has launched a new comic book universe. They have assembled ten teams of talented writers and artists and asked them to start their stories in the world established by Night of the Living Dead. They then let their imaginations, and zombies, run wild. Mostly, these are new stories and star new characters, but if you love the classic film, you won’t be disappointed. You can follow your favorite film characters from their first appearances, to their dying breaths, to their first baby zombie steps. Double Take launched their universe with a big bang; they published all 10 of their first issues in a collection called Genesis; they also collected all 10 of their first issues in a Genesis I Super-Pack, and are doing the same with their 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th issues (Genesis II, III, IV and V).
2 X THE DOOR PRIZE$
Three $10 gift cards for use anywhere at the show will be randomly handed out at the door! There will also be two $25.00 & $50.00 gift cards given out during the day.
In addition to the multiple Vancouver Comic & Toy Show Gift Card raffles - Matthew Purdy, owner of Toy Traders has graciously matched Toy Trader Bucks $ for $ on the $25 & $50 cards, to be raffled for use on any merch at his tables!
$25 Raffles to be drawn at 12:30pm & 2:00pm - $50 Raffles to be drawn at 3:00pm & 4:00pm.