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art bodypainting by Human Statue Bodyart; Sydney,
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Of Liberty (Andy Warhol inspired) human statue by
Human Statue Bodyart
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6th September 2014
Cena to attend Wizard World San Antonio on Sunday,
and comic book legend Stan Lee arrives in Australia
for Supanova Pop Culture Expo - 13th June 2014
Lee: Comic book and pop culture living legend in photos
Lee, Marvel Comics Co-creator lands at Sydney International
Airport; Ming-Na Wen (Melinda May - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
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Night's Main Event comes to WWE Network - 8th July
Warhol digital images found on old floppy disks -
26th April 2014
Pop Culture Expo Hits Sydney, Australia - 16th June
Supanova pop culture expo has returned to Sydney,
Australia, and has warmly embraced the pop culture
phenom which is taking place at Olympic Park, Homebush,
in Sydney's west.
a 3 day pop culture mania bringing together fans,
actors, game players, information and tons of merchandise
and collectibles. Make no mistake - this is big business,
but also lots of fun. It brings out the kid lurking
inside all of us, no matter what our age.
the general public dress up as their favourite hero,
heroine or monster was just as much fun as the official
to the expo to join in the fun (and big business)
are over 40 international stars from various shows,
films, franchises and worlds including Christopher
Lloyd (Back To The Futures Doc Brown), Yvonne
Craig (the original Batgirl), Natalia Tena (Nymphadora
Tonks in the Harry Potter series, Osha in Game Of
Thrones) and Verne Troyer (Mini-Me from the Austin
our favorite real life superheroes of Australian pro
wrestling - AWF Wrestling turned up and put on some
very solid chain wrestling and brawling to the delight
of the crowd. The wrestlers were also a big favorite
with the media and the brawlers got somewhat crowd
mobbed with famed actor Verne Troyer (Mini-Me) from
'Austin Powers' fame joining in the fun and games.
Christopher Lloyd question and answer session was
very entertaining and educational, and was a much
sought after attraction for both news media and fans.
Lloyd shared stories from his illustrious acting and
show business career, much of which has been pop culture
included such as 'Back To The Future' franchise, where
he portrayed Dr. Emmett Brown. Lloyd even talked about
the cult film fav 'Suburban Commando', which also
featured pro wrestling living legend, Hulk Hogan (not
known for great acting), but a very entertaining showman,
none the less. Lloyd told the crowd of 500 plus that
he enjoyed working with Hulk and that he was a really
nice guy and didn't pretend to be a great actor. One
lucky fan asked Lloyd if he could have a "high
five", and the actor obliged, which got a nice
reaction from the jam packed crowd.
Star also at Supanova Sydney...
of Buffy, Mercedes McNab, has come Down Under for
Supernova and is loving it.
blonde is in Sydney for the Supanova Pop Culture Expo
at Sydney Showground, Olympic Park.
known for playing mean girl Harmony Kendall on 'Buffy
The Vampire Slayer', McNab has enjoyed a successful
career as a modern day scream queen.
the popular Hatchet horror movie franchise to spooky
shows such as Buffy and Angel, the 32-year-old says
she has come to feel comfortable within the genre
and loves "a good death scene".
hilarious. I never thought Id be considered
a scream queen, but I guess Ill take it.
think I gravitate more towards comedy and comedy can
sometimes be in a darker vein, like sarcasm."
edgy stuff started early for McNab, with her big screen
debut opposite Christina Ricci's Wednesday Addams
in The Addams Family movie and its sequel.
the age of 16 she auditioned for a supporting role
on Joss Whedon's Buffy The Vampire Slayer, a move
that would change her life.
were on a brand new network and the show was based
off a B-movie," she says.
one expected a spin-off to come of it or such a great
fan reaction. No one could anticipate how welcomed
and received the show was.
the beginning we never knew whether if we were going
to get killed off.
get the script and skip to the end to make sure you
werent going to die."
experienced quite a character turn on Buffy when her
superficial character was transformed into a vampire
and eventually went on to join the spin-off series
have Joss call you and have him ask you to be a part
of anything he does is pretty awesome."
that Whedon has found mainstream and box-office success
with the hit of the year - 'The Avengers' - McNab
says his loyal friends couldn't be happier.
such a genius. He's just proved to the industry what
he can do."
Pop Culture Expo is on today and Sunday at Sydney
Showground, Olympic Park.
Hero is no longer Expendable. Eric Roberts is The
Master of Supanova!
a career spanning five decades, Eric Roberts has become
recognisable to millions of film and TV fans. He has
appeared in almost 200 movies and in countless TV
shows including Heroes, The Drew Carey Show, Frasier,
Oz, Touched By An Angel, Law & Order: SVU and
even in a Doctor Who telemovie as the Doctors
nemesis, The Master.
has filmed in over 17 countries, including Australia
(in The Coca-Cola Kid), and received critical acclaim
for his performances in Star 80, Its My Party
and Truman Capotes In Cold Blood. In 2008, Eric
joined the cast of Batman: The Dark Knight as Gotham
gangster Sal Marone; in 2010 he appeared alongside
Stallone, Lundgren, Statham and Li in The Expendables.
of comics and animation know him as the voice of Mongul
in the Justice League cartoons. Hes such a familiar
face that he has appeared as himself in 63 productions,
often making light of his notoriously chequered movie-star
lifestyle. Brother to Julia Roberts and father of
teen actress Emma Roberts, Eric is a true Hollywood
therefore also the perfect guest to kick off festivities
for Supanovas TENTH ANNIVERSARY at the Sydney
expo, in addition to the Perth expo the following
weekend, with an exclusive Q&A and special appearance
at each of our Friday evening Preview Nights which
are exclusively for full weekend ticket holders (SUPA
FAN PASS), in helping us celebrate a decade of successful
Supanova Expos; something we couldnt have done
without your wonderful support.
will then spend the weekends meeting fans, signing
autographs and posing for studio portraits. (Supernova)
Nintendo Flies High at Supanova with Kid Icarus: Uprising!...
youre heading to Supanova this weekend, Nintendo
are hosting a Kid Icarus: Uprising Multiplayer Battle
Challenge! Bring along your Nintendo 3DS and copy
of Kid Icarus as its the perfect opportunity
to StreetPass with other Nintendo 3DS owners and enjoy
some friendly multiplayer fun with the Nintendo community.
3DS consoles and Kid Icarus: Uprising games will also
be available to use on the day so everyone is welcome
to join in the fun!
Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Cards only available at this
event will be a special bonus for those who play.
These AR cards are very exclusive and availability
is strictly limited so please ensure you are there
early to ensure you get your hands on one.
25 years after the original Kid Icarus game for NES
captured the hearts and imaginations of gamers worldwide,
Kid Icarus: Uprising brings the action and adventure
of this beloved series to new heights and new
visual dimensions on the Nintendo 3DS system.
The dark goddess Medusa and her Underworld Army have
returned, and theyve got their sights set on
the heroic angel Pit. With the aid of Palutena, goddess
of light and guardian of the human race, Pit must
fend off this malevolent threat. The richly immersive
graphics of the Nintendo 3DS system offer incredible
depth as Pit battles enemies by air and by land. (Supernova)
Special guests appearing at Supernova Sydney and Perth
Street Fighter II: Turbo, Udon Comics,
Viktor Krum in Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire
Slave of Sondelle
Scion, New Avengers, Avengers: The Childrens Crusade
Lt. Selar, K'Ehleyr, the Female Q, Tarah, in TNG,
Voyager and Enterprise
Artist on Kabuki, Daredevil, Avengers
Author of Torn.
Author of the 'Seven waters' trilogy.
Batgirl in the 60's Batman Series, Orion Slave girl
'Marta' in Star trek
Family Guy, The Cleveland Show.
Author of Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen.
Artists Alley promo...
is all about supporting the local industry and providing
a spotlight for the local comic creators. That spotlight
is Artists Alley; the place where the fans can meet
the creators and explore worlds they may never have
known existed before. Whether its a 25 page self-printed
black and white comic, or a full color, fully bound
graphic novel, or even stunning computer art prints,
youll find something to astonish in Artists
artists are approachable and always willing to give
constructive feedback on artwork. As such, Artists
Alley can be a fantastic tool for the emerging artist
to improve their skills or make new connections and
possibly take their first leap into the professional
you to all involved in the promotion and success of
Supernova. We look forward to seeing you all out there
again tomorrow. As Marvel Comics living legend Stan
Lee says, Excelsior!
Pop Culture Expo
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