This weekend: The Montreal Comic-Con

Please note: I will be attending the Montreal Comic-Con on behalf of the Joe Shuster Awards and our sponsor CGC. I’ll be promoting the September 26th ceremony as well as accepting books for comic book grading.

Schedule and location
Saturday, September 19th, 2009, from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, September 20th, 2009, from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Place Bonaventure
, room 200-N
800, rue de la Gauchetière Ouest, Montreal (Quebec)  H5A 1K6
How to get to Place Bonaventure

Admission fee
1-day pass : $10
2-day pass : $15

Accommodation
There are plenty of accommodations in Montreal for all kinds of budgets. Here are a few suggestions based on the proximity of the convention venue.

Hilton Montreal Bonaventure
Sheraton Centre Montreal

Parking
Place Bonaventure offers a large number of on-site parking spaces. Indoor parking is accessible by Mansfield Street.

Click here
for more info.

Public transportation
Certainly the best way to get to Place Bonaventure to avoid the traffic and do your part to save our planet! The nearest metro station is Bonaventure (orange line). It is directly linked to Place Bonaventure via the underground pedestrian network.

For more info :
Société de transport de Montréal
Agence métropolitaine de transport

Costume contest
There will be a costume contest during the Montreal Comic-Con. Costumes can be anything related to the event – superheroes, science-fiction, manga, etc. Join the fun!

Contest rules

* There will be 2 winners every day, i.e. 2 on Saturday and 2 on Sunday.
* Prizes consist of $25 spending cash at the show.
* On Saturday, the first winner will be declared at 2:30 pm and the second one at 5:30 pm.
* On Sunday, the first winner will be declared at 1:00 pm and the second one at 4:00 pm.
* From the 4 winners, one will be declared champion and receive $200 spending cash at the show.

Door prizes
Many door prizes will be drawn throughout the event. You could be one of the winners!

Guests: include Dale Eaglesham, Darwyn Cooke, Bernie Mireault, Stephen Molnar, Wes Craig, Gabriel Morrissette, Serge Lapointe, Karl Kerschl, Eric Theriault, Salgood Sam, Tom Fowler, Geoff Isherwood and many more! American guests include Michael and Laura Allred, Herb Trimpe, Lou Ferrigno, Jeremy Bulloch.