Montreal Comic Con

In  Montreal? Then head down to the Montreal Comic Con! Hosted at the Palais de Congres (Place D’Armes or Square Victoria metro stations), the 2012 edition of this growing Con is sure to be bigger than ever!

Featuring guests including Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, James Marsters, Mike Mignola, Frank Cho, Darwyn Cooke, Tim Sale and many, many more, it’s going to be a packed 3 days.

We’ll be there, too! Come and check out the Toys on Fire / CMDStore booth for some amazing deals and awesome merch! Everything from Portal to Transformers, New 52 to GI Joe and beyond.



We’ll have a ton of amazing action figures and collectibles for sale, so come say hello! And once you’ve visited with us, then you’ve gotta check out everything–and everyone–at the Con!

Look out for a ton of great artists and special guests including BATMAN’S ADAM WEST and BURT WARD, BUFFY and TORCHWOOD’S JAMES MARSTERS and the man, the legend…STAN LEE! It’s going to be an awesome weekend, so be sure to come and check it out. It runs both the 17th and 18th and it’s only $20 a day or $35 for the entire weekend! Click the pic of Batman and Robin to visit the official site!

If you need a little more convincing, check this out:

The Next Montreal Comic Con: December 6th, 2009!

The success of September’s Montreal Comic Con means that the organizers aren’t going to waste any time prepping for the next one! And so, on December 6th, expect a one-day Comic Con featuring guests like Kane Hodder, Lloyd Kaufman and Monica Rial, plus a number of other guests soon to be announced! You can check out the official website for more info!

And coming up even sooner is the Montreal Toy Con–it’s a little out of the way for downtown-dwellers, taking place in St. Laurent’s Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, but if you’re looking for the best new and vintage comic, toys and collectibles, this is worth the trip! There’ll be a ton of dealers, plus cosplayers, LEGO and building enthusiasts and more! It goes down October 18th, costs only $4 (Kids 5 and under free) and is sure to be a blast! Click the pic to visit the site and find out more!

The Montreal Comic Con + The ToyCon!

The Montreal Comic Con has now come and gone and it’s safe to say it was a huge success. A small, intimate convention pulling around 2500 attendees, it was an absolute blast featuring some of the most awesome artists (Darwyn Cooke, Mike Allred, Karl Kershl and Herb Trimpe just to name a few), stellar guests (both the Hulk and Lou Ferrigno were in attendance), cool companies (Eidos showed off Arkham Asylum and brought giveaways) and more. With next year shaping up to be even bigger, we at can’t wait to attend!

And until then, I’ll be looking forward to taking part in our upcoming show, the Montreal ToyCon. Featuring a ton of retailers selling the best of the best figures and collectibles, awesome LEGO and art showcases, plus appearances by the 501st Legion and dozens of other cosplayers, it’s definitely worth the trip down.

The Montreal ToyCon takes place October 18th, 2009 at the Courtyard by Marriott, from 10am to 5pm. Tickets are only $4, with kids 5 and under getting in free.

For more details, check out the official Montreal ToyCon site!

And before I sign off, here’s a look at the fun we had this past weekend at the Montreal Comic Con.   There were comic books, toys,  creators, cosplayers and more!

The Montreal Comic Con: June 7th, 2009! Plus, Montreal Toycon!

I just got an e-mail informing me that there’ll be a Montreal Comic Con in just a couple weeks! It’s being held at Place Bonaventure on Sunday June 7th from 11am to 5pm and features piles and piles of comics, action figures and collectibles, clubs, costuming and a selection of national and international artists like Mike and Laura Allred, Herb Trimpe, Mark Texeira, Michael Golden and Dale Eaglesham. Tickets are a mere $3.

And coming up after the summer’s over, check out the next Montreal Toy Con at the Courtyard by Marriott Montreal Airport.

Once again, it’ll feature the hottest toys around, plus vintage items for collectors. And since it’s October, why not join in with the costumed fun and dress up as your favourite character? There’ll be a ton of Cosplayers present, as usual, so don’t miss out!