Guests & Attractions
STAR WARS FANS - SPREAD THE NEWS! Actress Leilani Shiu aka Teeka the Jawa from the Disney+ series The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi is headed straight from your TV screen to Windsor's Rose City Comic Convention on April 1st! FIRST-EVER CANADIAN APPEARANCE!
Sarah Booth is a Canadian born, classically trained actor. She is a regular on the upcoming series Three Pines (Amazon Prime) from the producers of The Crown and appeared as a Guest Star on Law & Order: SVU (NBC), Star Trek: Discovery (Paramount+) and Heartland (CBC).
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Jason Fabok has established himself as one of the premiere comic book illustrators on a worldwide scale. Fabok is a graduate of St. Clair College's Tradigital Animation program. His early work includes Aspen Comics's Soulfire, his only work outside of DC Comics to date.
As an award-winning actor, director, writer and producer known for his versatility in the roles he selects, Chad Rook's multitude of credits over the past 20 years have spoken for themselves. With roles such as Clyde Mardon, the weather-controlling super villain on "The Flash(2014)", to the villainous soldier, Boyle on "War for the Planet of the Apes(2017)", Chad continues to show his passion for creating memorable characters on both the big screen and small.
Leonard Kirk is an American-born comic book artist living in Canada. He has worked on such properties as Supergirl, JSA, Star Trek, Batman, and Witchblade. Currently Kirk is exclusively signed for Marvel Comics.
Kirk first broke into the comics field pencilling issue #5 of the Malibu Comics title Dinosaurs for Hire and issue #1 of Captain Canuck vol.2. He then went on to pencil Star Trek: Deep Space Nine comics for Malibu.
Lawrence Bayne, Toronto born Actor/VO/Singer/Writer got his start in the Pink Floyd video Learning To Fly. Going on to recurring roles in Nikita, The Famous Jett Jackson, Strange Days at Blake Holsey High and more, winning a best supporting actor award for his work on Lakota Woman -siege at Wounded Knee.
Arvell Jones, is a classic comic artist, best known for his work for Marvel Comics and DC Comics in the 1970s through the ‘90s. He worked on original concept art for the teaser posters for the Black Panther movie that was released in 2018.
Keith Pollard is an American comic book artist. Originally from the Detroit area, Pollard is best known for his simultaneous work on the Marvel Comics titles Fantastic Four, Thor, and The Amazing Spider-Man in the late 1970s-early 1980s.
Binrand is a Canadian cosplayer known in the community mostly for her arsenal of armour builds and elaborate wigs. As a huge fan of video games, anime, and other areas of pop culture, she has been building cosplay for over 10 years.
Rose City Comic Convention is pleased to welcome wrestling superstar Rhino! A multi-time world champion as both a singles and tag team performer, this Detroit-area native first made his mark in the legendary ECW before blasting his way through the WWE, TNA, NWA and now IMPACT Wrestling - leaving a trail of broken bones and tables in his wake!
Sean Sullivan has been seen in iconic films and tv shows including The Umbrella Academy (Old Five), Wayne’s World (Phil), Ski Patrol (Suicide), Back To The Future III (Buford's Gang), and The Howling VI ‘The Freaks’ (Winston).
Lynne is no stranger to the horror/comic con world as her films include Strange Brew, Black Christmas and Curtains. Her plastic-bagged face has graced many of the posters and DVD covers of Black Christmas.
Josh Malerman is a New York Times bestselling author and one of two singer/songwriters for the rock band The High Strung. His debut novel, BIRD BOX, is the inspiration for the hit Netflix film of the same name. His other novels include UNBURY CAROL, INSPECTION, A HOUSE AT THE BOTTOM OF A LAKE, DAPHNE and MALORIE, the sequel to BIRD BOX.
Kagan McLeod is an illustrator originally from Windsor, Ontario. He has had work published in magazines including GQ, Cosmopolitan, People, Entertainment Weekly and Reader’s Digest, as well as newspapers The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times.
Cassandra “Casey” Giles was born and raised here in Windsor, Ontario and works as a professional senior 3D animator. Over the last 7 years, she has had a hand in making nearly a dozen TV shows, including popular franchises like, Inspector Gadget, Charlie’s Colorform City, Disney’s Fancy Nancy and Barbie.
Professional Cosplayer/Prop Maker
Chantelle makes everything from props to full cosplays. It brings her so much joy to help others reach their cosplay dreams. She works in 3d printing, worbla, foam and other mediums. She is currently building up a business around it. Her goal is to constantly improve and build the cosplay community.
The Shire of Starleaf Gate
The Shire of Starleaf Gate and Essex Medieval Heritage Society Windsor, and Essex County. Our Members portray medieval lifestyles dating from late 700 AD to 1600 AD. Our displays include clothing, weapons, armor, fiber arts, calligraphy, illumination, household goods and much more.
Resident Evil Ambulance
Originally owned by the Norfolk Paramedics and later used as a public education vehicle by the Norfolk Fire Services, the 'Raccoon City Ambulance' has found a new purpose in entertaining fans of the Resident Evil movie, television, and game franchise.
Comic Book Model
Carla Homenick is a comic book model most notable for her likeness being the inspiration for the character, 'Carla Homicide', appearing in, 'The Conduit' comic book and newspaper comic strip. Carla is also the figure model for the upcoming comic book feature, 'Carla' (a special printing of, Carla #1, will be available at the Rose City Comic Convention) which consists of single page stream of consciousness musings.
RayGrey Cosplay has been a staple of the cosplay community for 10 years! She's been cosplaying since 2013 when she went to her first convention Fan Expo Canada. She started her journey working with theatre costumes and sewing. Since then she gained skills in sewing, foam work, thermoplastics, resin casting and much more.
Gavin Michael Booth
Canadian filmmaker Gavin Booth broke new filmmaking ground teaming up with producer Jason Blum (The Purge, Get Out) to create “Blumhouse's Fifteen”, the world’s first movie broadcast live using Twitter’s Periscope App. He also directed “The Scarehouse” (Universal). Booth’s latest feature, "Last Call", is a split screen real-time feature film.
For 4 years the Windsor Ghostbusters have been seen around town going to spooky spots searching for ghosts. We are the people you call when things go bump in the night, we are the ones you call when something is weird and it don't look good. WE ARE the Windsor Ghostbusters! If there's something strange, In your neighborhood, Who you gonna call?
London Green Ranger
A warm welcome to, Tyler Stewart (London Green Ranger) 2 time award winner for the CMHA champion of mental health advocate & the Forest city London music awards contributor award for his tireless charity work. London's Green Ranger will be out meeting the crowds at the Rose City Comic Convention spreading positive vibes to the people with his well-loved character.