Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Rarely does such an experience come along with the chance to meet the real Wonder Woman from the 1970’s TV show Lynda Carter, Corey Feldman, Pamela Anderson, and Michael J. Fox all under one roof in Calgary!
Chris W. Tutty and Wonder Woman Lynda Carter at the Calgary Comic Expo. Photo courtesy of the Expo. Listen to his iTunes Podcast with I'm Here With.
For years we have worked with Chris W. Tutty who is a pivotal part of the Alberta entertainment industry. He has connected us to many other great artists and raised a lot of money for Charities with his gorgeous celebrity portraits! He is our celebrity reporter for our fourth issue!
Highlights from the Goonies panel with Sean Astin, Ke Huy Quan, and Corey Feldman! #CALGARYEXPO
Calgary Comic Expo Experience and Article by Chris Tutty
Once again, the Calgary Expo came and went with the force of an atomic bomb or, an Avengers team attack on earth from Thanos. A snap of their fingers, big explosive fireworks, excitement, and chaos than a quick goodbye. For you non-comic book fanboys, Calgary Expo is one of the biggest pop-culture events we nerds mark on our calendars. This year’s event took place April 25th to 28th at Stampede Park.
Don't miss next years event. If you have a job, save up or mommies credit card we highly recommend attending. A weekend pass is the best way to experience Calgary Expo and buy everything.
So pass in hand thanks to the expo and Kim Gray (photo right), and Lindsay Thomas, I headed in! There was many vendors from all walks of life were selling their baubles and trinkets and it reminded me a lot of Mos Eisley, the fictional spaceport town from the Star Wars universe. I saw fans of all types dressed in full costume and some in full pride. This really was an event where everyone was made to feel special and comfortable, even if they can't fly or shoot x-ray beams from their head.
I quickly realized that there was so much to do and see, and I needed a game plan. Should I pony up the dough to see my junior high crush, the beautiful Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman?
Should I see my high school crush Pamela Anderson? Should I jump on an adventure with a flash to the past with Marty and Doc from Back to the Future, or go on an 80s scavenger hunt searching for one-eyed Willy’s treasure with Corey Feldman and the cast of Goonies? The opportunities were limitless. I realized I'm also an art vendor at this event and have been for the last six years. I had setting up for my own booth to do and interviews to do! It was very interesting to be a reporter for I'm Here With this year, it was a way different experience!