An actor, a filmmaker, a crime novelist, a mathematician and a patron of the arts from this city are among the 39 inductees.
* Montreal Comiccon
* GOAL festival
* Festival de l’Inde
* Fireworks at Village au Pied-du-Courant
William Shatner and a few other (better) actors star in 1982’s Visiting Hours, another marvel from the Tax Shelter era of Canadian cinema.
Comiccon’s over, and now even the last strips of latex, dreaded hair and skin glitter have been peeled away. If you missed it, CultMTL was there. See Daniel Coyle’s gallery of costumes and celebrities, with enough serious costumes to tide you over ’til Halloween.
Montreal’s official geekend (ugh!) came to a close last night, and while attendees delighted the eyes with their creative costumes — from the sweetest lil’ baby Yoda to a gender-bending Clockwork Orange gang — we kept our ears peeled, too. Here are the choicest quotes from the cavalcade of characters.
* Star Trek actors at Comic Con
* Naked Girls Reading
* Test Pattern at PHI
* Double-spaced Theatre’s Bea
* Gavin Stephens’ Hardcore Nerdity
* Ghost Jail Theatre
* Luxe beats
Occupying the Palais de Congrès all weekend, Comiccon 2012 offers costumes, cards, comics and commerce, as well as the chance to vibe with your subcultural tribe of choice.