Comic Con Liverpool 2018 Guests

See all of the amazing guests from Comic Con Liverpool 2018 below. 2019 guests to be announced soon. 

POWER RANGERS

BLAKE FOSTER - Justin Stewart

POWER RANGERS RURBO

Blake Foster is an American actor best known for playing Justin Stewart in Power Rangers Turbo. He has also had parts in other TV series such as Beverly Hills 90210, Boy Meets World and Walker, Texas Ranger and acted in several films like Driftor TKO, Kids World and Thunderkick where he played The Blue Ranger.

BULK AND SKULL - JASON NARVY & PAUL SCHRIER

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS

Bulk and Skull were the bullies of the Power Rangers shows. They appeared together as permanent cast members from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers until Power Rangers in Space. Paul Schrier has even director serveral episodes.

Dirk Benedict

Saturday & Sunday

Dirk Benedict is an American movie, television and stage actor and author. He is best known for playing the characters Lieutenant Templeton "Faceman" Peck in The A-Team television series and Lieutenant Starbuck in the original Battlestar Galactica film and television series.
 

Dirk attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018

Lou Ferrigno

Saturday & Sunday

Lou Ferrigno is an actor, fitness trainer, fitness consultant and retired professional bodybuilder from America. Lou won an IFBB Mr. America title and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles, and appeared alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the documentary Pumping Iron. As an actor, he is best known for his title role in the CBS television series The Incredible Hulk and vocally reprising the role in subsequent animated and computer-generated incarnations. He has also appeared in Sinbad of the Seven Seas and Hercules, and in cameo roles in the sitcom The King of Queens and the 2009 comedy I Love You, Man. Lou is also the voice of Billy in Adventure Time and Paul in We Bare Bears on Cartoon Network. 

Lou attended Liverpool Comic Con on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018

Verne Troyer

Saturday & Sunday

Verne Troyer began his acting career in 1993 in John Hughes’ Baby’s Day Out, playing the stunt double of the film’s nine-month-old protagonist. Standing less than three feet tall, Troyer earned his claim to fame as Mini-Me, the smaller imitation sidekick of Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) in Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999). The hilarious sequel to Austin Powers received critical acclaim as well as success at the box office, in addition to sending Troyer into stardom. After being brought to the spotlight, Troyer was cast in several major motion pictures, including How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), a Dr. Seuss-based comedy feature starring Jim Carrey, where Troyer played a dual role as two different “Who’s” in Whoville. Troyer also appeared as Dr. Phreak along side Jake Gyllenhall in the romantic comedy Bubble Boy (2001), as the ghoulish character Griphook in the box-office smash hit Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001), and in 2002 returned to the role of Mini-Me in Austin Powers: Goldmember alongside Beyoncé. Troyer joined Mike Myers once again on the big screen in the 2008 star-studded comedy The Love Guru. In 2009 Troyer displayed his dramatic chops in the twice Oscar nominated film, The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus starring alongside Christopher Plummer, Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, and Jude Law. Troyer was recently in the 2015 BAFTA Cymru award-winning comedy film, Convenience.

Verne is currently featured in a range of original series and topical videos on his official YouTube channel. The videos and images capturing Verne’s whimsical persona have caught the attention of media outlets across the world.

Verne attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event March 10-11 2018

Edge

Saturday only

Adam Copeland is a Canadian professional wrestler, actor and podcaster best known by his ring name ‘Edge’.

Wrestling in various companies during the 90’s Adam signed to the WWF in 1997, soon becoming one of the leading figures in the Attitude era. Initially part of The Brood with his tag-team partner Christian, the duo went on to fight in some highly memorable matches including their highly exhilarating table, ladders and chairs matches with The Hardy and The Dudley Boys.

Winning the World Tag Team Championship a record twelve times is incredible but Edge has also had a hugely successful solo career, winning 31 championships in the WWE overall including the WWE Championship four times, the Intercontinental Championship five times and the World Championship a record seven times!

Now retired and a WWE hall-of-famer, Adam still records his popular podcast ‘E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness’ with his former tag-team partner Christian and has acted on screen in Vikings, The Flash, Sanctuary, Haven, Bending the Rules and Highlander: Endgame.

Adam attended Comic Con Liverpool on Saturday 10th March 2018 only.

Manu Bennett

Saturday & Sunday

Manu Bennett is a former professional New Zealand rugby player turned actor and known for playing some very iconic roles in TV and Movie franchises of recent years.

Most notable of these is in The Hobbit trilogy of movies by Peter Jackson as Azog the Defiler, leader of the Orcs hunting down Bilbo and the dwarves on their journey to the Lonely Mountain. Eventually meeting his demise against Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Director Peter Jackson commented that Manu was "the Breakout performance" of the film. Comic book fans will also know him as Deathstroke / Slade Wilson in the DC comics TV show - Arrow, a fan-favourite character known for his superhuman strength, healing abilities and his half black, half orange mask. Other roles include the powerful gladiator Crixus on Starz hit series Spartacus, Billy Kitka in 30 Days of Night, Paco in The Condemned, Allanon in The Shannara Chronicles and Marc Antony in Xena: Warrior Princess amongst others.

Manu attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event 10-11 March 2018.

Paul McGann

Saturday only

Liverpool's very own Paul McGann came to prominence for portraying Percy Toplis in the 1986 television serial The Monocled Mutineer. He later starred in the 1987 dark comedy Withnail and I, and as the eighth incarnation of the Doctor in the 1996 Doctor Who television film, a role he reprised in more than 70 audio dramas and the 2013 mini-episode "The Night of the Doctor". McGann is also known for playing Lieutenant William Bush in the Hornblower TV series. 

Paul attended Comic Con Liverpool on Saturday 10th March 2018 only.

Ian McNeice

Saturday & Sunday

Ian McNeice is an English actor and voice actor from Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK. A very familiar face in TV and Film where most people will remember him as Fulton Greenwall, the man hired to bring Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) out of retirement in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls and as Winston Churchill in Doctor Who alongside Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. 

Other roles include the voice of Prostetnic Vogon Kwaltz in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy movie, Colonel Kitchener in Around the World in 80 days, Baron Vladimir Harkonnen in the Dune TV mini-series and the Newsreader in the hit historical TV series Rome.

Ian attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018.

Sophie Aldred

Sunday only

Sophie Aldred is an English actress and television presenter. She portrayed the seventh Doctor's (Sylvestor McCoy) companion Ace in the television series Doctor Who during the late 1980s. 90's kids will also remember her as one of the presenters of Playdays and Minnie The Mini Magician in ZZZap! Throughout the 2000s she worked extensively as a voice-over artist for TV adverts and has also provided voices for animated series such as Bob the Builder, Sergeant Stripes, Bananas in Pyjamas, El Nombre, Peter Rabbit, Noddy in Toyland, The Magic Key and Dennis & Gnasher. In November 2013 she reprised her iconic role as Ace in the one-off 50th anniversary comedy homage The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot.

Sophie attended Comic Con Liverpool on Sunday 11th March 2018 only

Joonas Suotamo

Saturday & Sunday

Joonas Viljami Suotamo is a 6'10" Finnish born pro basketball player, known for playing Chewbacca alongside Peter Mayhew in Star Wars The Force Awakens. As well as starring in The Last Jedi, Joonas will also be playing all of Chewbaccas' scenes in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story film due out in May 2018. Don't miss your chance to get an autograph or photo with the man who's been blessed with the challenge of taking on the role of everyone's favourite walking carpet.

Joonas attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018.

Gail Kim

Saturday & Sunday

Gail Kim is a professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet, model and actress from Canada. She is currently signed to Impact Wrestling as a producer, where she is also a record setting seven-time Knockouts Champion. She is also known for her two stints in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), where she won the WWE Women's Championship in her first match. 

Gail attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018.

Jorgito Vargas Jr.

Saturday & Sunday

Jorgito "Jorge" Vargas Jr. is a Canadian actor with a TV and Movie career spanning nearly 30 years, he is best known for his role as Blake Bradley, the Navy Thunder Ranger on the television series Power Rangers Ninja Storm and Power Rangers DinoThunder. Jorge has also made appearances on Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Stargate SG-1, Dark Angel, Supernatural, Smallville and Arrow. A very active guy - Jorge's talents also extend to martial arts, skateboarding, skiing and soccer.

 

Jorge attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018.

Jeremy Bulloch

Saturday & Sunday

Jeremy Bulloch is best known for his role as the legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy. That's not his only Star Wars appearance though, he played Lieutenant Sheckil - the Imperial Officer attempting to arrest Leia Organa on Cloud City in The Empire Strikes Back and also piloted the Tantive III as Jeremoch Colton in Revenge of the Sith. Besides Star Wars, Jeremy has appeared in numerous British television and film productions, including Doctor Who, Robin of Sherwood and the James Bond movie - Octopussy.

 

Jeremy attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018.

Hattie Hayridge

Sunday only

Hattie Hayridge is an English comedian and actress, best known for her role as Holly in Red Dwarf during the third, fourth and fifth series. But she actually played Hilly first - the computer AI on board a version of Red Dwarf where all the crew are female. Known for her deadpan humour, Hattie was a major figure in the 90's British comedy circuit, touring alongside acts such as Lee Evans, Jack Dee, Julian Clary and Paul Merton. Hayridge continues as a stand up comedian and has travelled the world including Festivals in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, the first Latitude Festival and part of Best of Edinburgh Festival season in New York City (2007). In 2013, she supported Alexei Sayle on his comeback tour.

Hattie attended Comic Con Liverpool on Sunday 11th March 2018 only

Dave Taylor

Saturday & Sunday

Dave Taylor is a British comic book artist, writer and publisher from Liverpool and best known for his work on Force Works, Batman and Judge Dredd. Dave got a job at Marvel UK way back in 1990 before producing comics for the USA where he worked on Marvel's Force Works and various DC Batman comics. Several incidents pushed Dave to the point of giving up his career, firstly his frustration with the American comic-book production process and secondly being told he couldn't work after suffering a double hernia. Eventually he recovered and decided to return, thanks to Peter Doherty (Judge Dredd artist) reminding him that it was always his dream to work on the Judge Dredd series - which in 2003, he eventually did. Besides 2000 AD, Marvel and DC, Dave has also drawn Doctor Who for Titan Comics and was first to draw Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor. His influences include Victorian artwork, Moebius, Carlos Esquerra, Brian Bolland and Mike McMahon.

Dave attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018

Nigel Parkinson

SAturday & Sunday

Nigel Parkinson is a British cartoonist from Liverpool, UK who works for D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd and mainly draws for The Beano and The Dandy. Since 2012 he has been the Official Dennis the Menace artist. With a career spanning nearly 30 years, Nigel has also drawn The Bash Street Kids, Minnie the Minx, Thunderbirds, Stingray, Scouse Mouse, Grange Hill, Baywatch, Harry Hill’s TV Burp and much more. In 2012 he asked fellow Liverpudlian Sir Paul McCartney if he would make an appearance in the last ever print edition of The Dandy as he had once said his ambition was to be in it. Many of Paul’s friends said that seeing him in the comic was the highlight of his career! Besides comics, Nigel has also drawn adverts for Milky Way, Nesquik and Lego plus the record sleeve for Kaiser Chiefs single ‘The Angry Mob’

Nigel attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018 

Tom Ward

Saturday & Sunday

Tom Ward is a writer from Liverpool. He has been self publishing comics since 2014 with five sucessful Kickstarter campaigns under his belt. Tom is best known for his Victorian pulp adventure series “Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman” with artist Luke Parker, but has also been published in Comichaus, The Grime, British Showcase Anthology and has a story in Rum Row later this year. 

You can download the first issue of Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman for free at www.merrickcomic.co.uk

Tom attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018 

Taker.uk

Saturday & Sunday

One of the most popular figures on the UK convention circuit, Taker.UK brings the biggest superstar in the history of Wrestling to Liverpool comic con.

 
The Taker.UK experience will give you a unique opportunity to not only meet the Deadman but also enter his bespoke casket for pictures. You may even get your hands on the WWE Heavyweight Championship belt!
 

Taker.UK attended Comic Con Liverpool on both days of the event - 10th and 11th March 2018

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