Comic Con

14 Photos That Prove Comic-Con Is Made For All Bodies

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato and Angelyn Francis | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Style

Diversity reigned supreme in the fandom world.

Brie Larson Named Marvel Studio's First Superheroine

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 07.24.2016 | Canada Living

Oh captain, my captain!

These Were The Best Dressed Stars At Comic Con 2015

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Style

Because Comic Con isn't always about comic Books and pop culture -- it's also a hot bed for some serious style.

Check Out Vancouver In Leaked 'Deadpool' Trailer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A spectacular action scene unfolds on the city's Georgia Viaduct, which was closed for several days.

Why Your Kids Love Super Heroes (And Why You Should Take Them To Comic-Cons )

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Living
Joshua Ostroff

It's a long way from the 1950s, when comics were blamed for juvenile delinquency and the subject of U.S. senate hearings calling for censorship. So rest assured that your child's love of superheroes is not just fun, but meaningful, and because you grew up with the same ones it's a great cultural meeting point for mom and dad, too.

LOOK: Best Comic-Con Red Carpet Looks

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Style

It's hard to upstage the amazing cosplay at Comic-Con but this year, celebrities nearly outshone their rabid fans on the red carpet. Last week and ...

LOOK: Best Cosplay From Comic-Con

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Style

Every year at the San Diego Comic-Con, fans get treated to a variety of nerdy delights from movie teasers and clips, to star-studded TV panels and of ...

Jada Pinkett Smith's Abs Steal The Show At Comic-Con

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Style

Say hello to Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Pinkett Smith, that is. Jada Pinkett Smith is in superhero shape, showing off her fit, toned tummy at "Gotham's" San ...

WATCH: Tatiana Maslany Tears Up At Comic-Con After Fan Question

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada TV

Tatiana Maslany may be laughing off questions about her Emmy snub at San Diego Comic-Con, but one fan query brought the "Orphan Black" star to tears. ...

Why Your Daughters Need More Star Trek

Justin Beach | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada
Justin Beach

I haven't seen any surveys that say definitively how many five to twelve year old girls are frequenting comic book stores and watching Star Trek. I'm sure that the number, whatever it is, is higher than the numbers were in the 1970s but I'm willing to bet that it still disproportionately less than the number of boys.

WATCH: Top 30 Superhero Songs

HuffPost Canada Music | Aaron Brophy | Posted 08.22.2013 | Canada Music

Movie franchises like "Superman," "Wolverine," "Spider-Man," and "Iron Man" continue proving that the appetite for superheroes in our lives is endless...

What Digital Media Can Learn From Comic-Con

Mitch Joel | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

After walking the floor at Montreal Comic-Con for a few hours on Saturday, one thing became abundantly clear: the majority of the commercial activity that was taking place at this physical event cannot be duplicated or replicated in a digital format. By cultivating true fans and giving them unique opportunities to connect and share, they're not only keeping alive a traditional media channel (or two), but they're inventing new and fascinating ways to extend their characters and build interest.

How The Comic Geek Inherited The Earth

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.25.2013 | Canada TV
Joshua Ostroff

Even as comic collecting declined in the 1990s, its fan-oriented subcultural set-up spread to other groups who began joining forces for broader genre cons like Fan Expo and Comic-Con, while slowly turning their favorite things, be it Lost or Lord of the Rings and the contemporary comic-book movie, into mainstream success stories.

Immortalizing India's Master Storyteller

Sam Singh | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada
Sam Singh

His stories earned him recognition in the global comics industry and seriously large piles of fan-mail. And today marks what would have been the 82nd birthday of India's "Master Storyteller," Anant Pai who died last year in Mumbai. But this year, he is immortalized by way of his own medium.

WATCH: Get Your Nerdgasm On

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.11.2012 | Canada

At any given time, there’s a legion of pop culture and comics enthusiasts, many dressed in full character, roaming the halls of local convention cen...