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    May 15, 2013, 7:22 PM - Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 03/25/14 #1

    Emerald City ComiCon

    First celebrity guest was announced earlier today:


    • Clare Kramer (Hosting)
    • Nichelle Nichols
    • Richard Dean Anderson
    • Michael Beihn
    • Jennifer Blanc-Biehn
    • Dwight Schultz
    • J. August Richards
    • Mark Sheppard
    • Kelly Hu
    • Jim Beaver
    • Michael Dorn
    • Eliza Dushku
    • Emily Kinney
    • Alan Tudyk
    • Lance Reddick
    • Zoie Palmer
    • Kris Holden-Ried
    • John de Lancie
    • Stephen Amell (Saturday Only)
    • Karl Urban
    • Rachel Nichols
    • Karen Gillan
    • Ron Perlman
    • Chad Coleman

    So, it looks like ECCC has Pokemon'd the entire surviving original crew which is pretty cool.



    Voice Talent
    • Andrea Libman
    • William Salyers
    • Jeremy Shada
    • Cree Summer
    • Nancy Cartwright
    • Bill Farmer



    Authors
    • Cornelia Funke
    • John Scalzi
    • Dave Wolverton
    • Patrick Rothfuss
    • Kevin J. Anderson



    Cancellations
    • Rick Fox
    • Cary Elwes



    Nichelle Nichols
    Nichelle Nichols is best known for her historic role of communications officer Lieutenant Uhura aboard the USS Enterprise in the popular Star Trek television series, as well as the succeeding motion pictures. Her character was eventually promoted to the rank of Commander.

    Her Star Trek character was groundbreaking in U.S society at the time, and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. personally praised her work on the show and asked her to remain when she was considering leaving the series.

    Prior to turning to acting, Nichelle sang with such music legends as Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton.

    Ms. Nichols will be appearing all three days of the Emerald City Comicon.
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    May 31, 2013, 7:40 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 #2

    Richard Dean-Frickin' Anderson!
    Richard Dean Anderson is probably best known as MacGyver, the clever and inventive nonviolent hero who solved problems in his own unique way for seven successful seasons on ABC. He also appeared as Colonel Jack O'Neill on one of televisions longest running sci fi show, Stargate SG-1, on which he also served as general producer. In addition, he has appeared on such popular shows as General Hospital, The Simpsons, Fairly Legal, and Raising Hope.

    Mr. Anderson will be appearing at the Emerald City Comicon all three days of the show.
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    Jun 11, 2013, 6:59 AM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 06/11/13 #3

    New guest announced early this am:

    Michael Biehn
    Michael Biehn is best known for his roles in James Cameron's science fiction action films "The Terminator" as freedom fighter Kyle Reese, in "Aliens" as Cpl. Dwayne Hicks, and in "The Abyss" as Lt. Coffey. He has also appeared in such films as Tombstone, The Rock, and Planet Terror.

    Mr. Biehn will be appearing all three days of the Emerald City Comicon along side his wife, actress Jennifer Blanc.

    Jennifer Blanc-Biehn
    Jennifer Blanc-Biehn has starred in James Cameron's "Dark Angel" as Kendra Maibaum, as well as the TV series "The Mommies" and "Party of Five." She has also guest-starred in "CSI" and It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia. Additionally, she has acted beside her husband and production partner Michael Biehn in many films including Puncture, The Divide, and The Victim.

    Ms. Blanc-Biehn will be appearing for all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
    - See more at: http://emeraldcitycomicon.com/celebr....V8xKCLli.dpuf
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    Jun 25, 2013, 9:04 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 06/25/13 #4

    Dwight Schultz
    As an actor, Dwight Schultz has appeared on stage, television, film as well as provide voices for several animated characters. He is probably best known for his roles as Captain "Howling Mad" Murdock on the 1980s action series "The A-Team", and as Reginald Barclay in "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Star Trek: Voyager" and the film "Star Trek: First Contact". He is also well known in animation as the mad scientist Dr. Animo on "Ben 10", Chef Mung Daal in "Chowder and Eddie the Squirrel in "CatDog".

    Mr. Schultz will be appearing all three days of the Emerald City Comicon.
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    Jul 8, 2013, 9:23 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 07/08/13 #5

    J. August Richards
    J. August Richards has become a visible favorite in prime-time television, best known to audiences as Gunn in Joss Whedon's "Angel." He has also starred in Dick Wolf's "Conviction," Steven Bochco's "Raising the Bar," and has been seen most recently on the CW's "Arrow."

    He will return to TV this fall as a cast member of Whedon's "Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." on ABC.

    Mr. Richards will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
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    Jul 22, 2013, 6:44 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 07/22/13 #6

    Mark Sheppard
    Mark Sheppard is currently known as Crowley on the CW's "Supernatural," but this journeyman character actor has been everywhere. From "Doctor Who" to "Warehouse 13" to "Leverage" to "Battlestar Galactica" to "Chuck" (and don't forget Badger from "Firefly") he's an instantly recognizable face, voice, and Seattle won't be the same again.

    Mr. Sheppard will attend all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
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    Aug 5, 2013, 8:54 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 08/05/13 #7

    New Guests

    Stephen Amell
    Stephen Amell started acting in his native Canada in roles on "Degrassi: The Next Generation" and "Tilt" before landing roles on "The Vampire Diaries," "Heartland," "Private Practice," and a series regular role on HBO's "Hung" in the US.

    Now he plays Oliver Queen on the smash hit CW show "Arrow" and he's taking aim at the Emerald City, where he will be appearing all three days!


    Andrea Libman
    Andrea Libman has worked as a voice-over actor for more than 20 years. She has had roles on numerous animated TV series, including "Madeline" (Madeline), "DragonTales" (Emmy), and "Strawberry Shortcake" (Lemon Meringue, Pupcake, Princess Berrykin). She currently voices not one, but TWO ponies - Pinkie Pie and Fluttershy - on "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic." Ms. Libman will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
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    Aug 12, 2013, 5:02 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 08/12/13 #8

    Kelly Hu
    Kelly Hu has been a fan favorite for several years due to her work on "X-Men 2", "Nash Bridges", "The Vampire Diaries", and "The Scorpion King". She is also an accomplished voice actor with regular roles on "Young Justice", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Phineas and Ferb."
    She has most recently been seen on the hit shows "Arrow" and "Warehouse 13", and will soon be seen on the new CW series "The 100".
    Ms. Hu will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
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    Aug 19, 2013, 7:46 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 08/19/13 #9

    Jim Beaver
    Jim Beaver has been a professional character actor for over 30 years, with roles in "Dallas," "Tour of Duty," and "Third Rock From the Sun." He is best known for his breakout role as Ellsworth in the HBO drama "Deadwood" and is currently starring on the CW's "Supernatural" as Demon Hunter and Winchester mentor Bobby Singer.

    Mr. Beaver will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
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    Aug 21, 2013, 2:14 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 08/19/13 #10

    Great lineup! I wore a leather jacket and blue ballcap for much of high school because of Murdock (fan costuming before I knew what that was). Definitely need to get RDH to autograph a roll of duct tape.
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    Sep 3, 2013, 10:26 AM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 09/03/13 #11

    Michael Dorn
    Michael Dorn is best known for his role as Commander Worf on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: DS9, but has done countless other series including CHiPs, Heroes, and Castle. His voice work on Superman, Gargoyles, Duck Dodgers, and in video games like Mass Effect 2 have made him one of the most versatile actors around.

    Mr. Dorn will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
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    Sep 9, 2013, 12:48 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 09/09/13 #12

    DOUBLE EVENT, err... announcement...

    Eliza Dushku
    Eliza Dushku rose to fame in the Whedon-verse, first as anti-hero Faith on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and then as Echo on the cult hit "Dollhouse." She starred in the series "Tru Calling" and is also well known for her supporting roles in the movies Bring It On, True Lies, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.

    Ms. Dushku will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.


    Rick Fox
    Rick Fox is a former NBA star with the Celtics and Lakers (where he won a championship) turned actor who started out in basketball-centered films such as Blue Chips and He Got Game before being cast in shows like "Oz," "One Tree Hill," "Single Ladies," and "The Glades." He's even guest-starred on "The Big Bang Theory!"

    Mr. Fox will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
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    Sep 19, 2013, 7:59 AM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 09/19/13 #13

    More voice talent:

    William Salyers
    Best known currently for his voice work as Rigby (Fist Pump!) on the wildly popular cartoon Regular Show, but you may also know him from Morel Orel as well as numerous video games including Mass Effect 2 and 3, Medal of Honor, and Dead Space 2.
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    Oct 1, 2013, 7:43 AM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 10/01/13 #14

    Cary Elwes
    Known worldwide as Westley in The Princess Bride, he has also had success as Robin Hood in Mel Brooks' Men In Tights, HBO's miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, The X-Files, and has been a major part of the Saw franchise.

    Mr. Elwes will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon. As You Wish.

    Guest cancellation
    Unfortunately, due to a filming conflict, Stephen Amell will be unable to appear at ECCC 2014.
    - See more at: Emerald City Comicon - The Largest Comic and Pop Expo in the Northwest
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    Oct 21, 2013, 10:09 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 10/21/13 #15

    Emily Kinney
    Currently starring on The Walking Dead as Beth Greene, Emily has had roles on Law & Order Criminal Intent, The Good Wife, The Unusuals, and The Big C. She's also got a solo career as a singer!

    Ms. Kinney will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.


    Steven Yeun
    Before landing the role of Glenn in the AMC adaptation of The Walking Dead, Steven did voice work for the Crysis video games, was a member of Second City, and guest-starred in The Big Bang Theory, Law & Order SVU, and Warehouse 13.

    Mr. Yeun will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.



    Alan Tudyk
    Best known as Wash on the Firefly series and the film Serenity, he's also made his mark as Alpha on Dollhouse, King Candy in Wreck-It Ralph, and currently co-stars in the sitcom Suburgatory. He has also done voice work on Young Justice, Good Vibes, the Ice Age films, and will be Superman in the upcoming Justice League: War.

    Mr. Tudyk will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.
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    Nov 11, 2013, 8:32 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 11/11/13 #16

    Mass update since I've been slow in adding:

    Lance Reddick
    After gaining fame as Lt. Cedric Daniels in the critically acclaimed HBO drama The Wire, he played Matthew Abaddon on Lost, voiced Falcon on The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and spent five seasons as Colonel Phillip Broyles on the hit series Fringe.

    Mr. Reddick will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.



    Zoie Palmer
    After gaining fame on shows like Instant Star and The Guard in Canada, and in the Showtime movie The Reagans, she's now starring in the Showcase/SyFy cult hit series Lost Girl as Dr. Lauren Lewis, human scientist amongst the Fae.

    Ms. Palmer will be attending all three days of Emerald City Comicon.



    Kris Holden-Ried
    A world-class equestrian, fencer, and swimmer, he currently stars as Dyson, Detective/Werewolf on the Showacse/SyFy cult hit show Lost Girl. He has also been featured in television shows like The Listener, The Bridge, The Tudors, and in the movies K-19: The Widowmaker, Underworld: Awakening and the upcoming The Returned.

    Mr. Holden-Ried will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.



    Voice Talent:

    Jeremy Shada
    Known worldwide to Adventure Time fans as Finn the Human, he's also been the voice of Robin on The New Batman as well as live-action roles as Young Charlie on Lost and currently stars on the Cartoon Network sketch comedy show Incredible Crew.


    William Salyers
    Best known currently for his voice work as Rigby (Fist Pump!) on the wildly popular cartoon Regular Show, but you may also know him from Morel Orel as well as numerous video games including Mass Effect 2 and 3, Medal of Honor, and Dead Space 2.


    Cree Summer
    Beginning her illustrious career as Penny in the Inspector Gadget cartoon, she made her way to the live-action sitcom A Different World while cementing her place in animation history voicing Elmyra Duff on Tiny Toon Adventures. Since then, she has worked on everything from Gargoyles to Rugrats to Batman Beyond as well as her current work in Annoying Orange and Pound Puppies.


    Nancy Cartwright
    As the voice behind Bart Simpson - one of the most iconic animated characters of the last 30 years - she has become a part of every household in the world. Her voice has also been on The Replacements, Kim Possible, Rugrats, Animaniacs, and so much more. We are extremely lucky and honored to have her coming to Seattle!
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    Nov 13, 2013, 1:45 AM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 11/11/13 #17

    So cool to see Nancy Cartwright on the roster! Her line is going to be BUUUSSSSYY!!!
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    Dec 2, 2013, 6:54 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 12/02/13 #18

    New Celeb!
    John de Lancie
    Best known in this universe (and many others) as the nefarious Q on Star Trek: The Next Generation, his long list of credits go back to The Six Million Dollar Man and include roles on Legend, The West Wing, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, and more recently on Breaking Bad and Torchwood.

    He's also Discord the Draconequus on My Little Pony (as well as many other voices in animation and video games)!

    Mr. de Lancie will be appearing all three days of Emerald City Comicon.


    New Voice Actor!
    Bill Farmer
    Only the second person in history to ever be the voice of Goofy, he's also voiced various characters in other Disney features like Toy Story and Hercules, the video games Dead Rising and Kingdom Hearts, is Secret Squirrel on Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, and can be heard often on Robot Chicken!



    All I can say is that I'm horribly excited that Q is coming to ECCC!
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    Dec 17, 2013, 11:25 AM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 12/17/13 #19

    Arrow fans rejoice:
    Just announced yesterday, Stephen Amell is back on for joining us in March, but for Saturday only.
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    Dec 17, 2013, 6:55 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 12/17/13 #20

    In a surprise move I didn't see coming, but definitely approve of, ECCC is introducing a new set of programming: Writer's Block!

    Due to popular demand from fans, we're introducing the ECCC Writer's Block - bringing some fan-favorite authors out to Emerald City Comicon in 2014!

    First up is Cornelia Funke (pronounced FOON-ka), a multiple award-winning German author of children's fiction. Funke is best known for her Inkheart trilogy, (Inkheart, Inkspell and Inkdeath), the first novel of which was made into a popular film starring Brendan Fraser.

    She will be appearing all weekend!
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    Dec 18, 2013, 12:51 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 12/18/13 #21

    New special announcement:

    Karl Urban (Sat/Sun Only)
    Currently starring as Detective John Kennex on the hit FOX show Almost Human, he's a worldwide sensation. From his native New Zealand, he first gained fame everywhere playing Julius Caesar on Hercules and Xena: Warrior Princess, and it's been a steady stream of awesome ever since. Eomer in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Krill in The Bourne Supremacy. JUDGE. DREDD.

    He was in this year's hit Riddick sequel, and has taken over the legendary role of Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the Star Trek franchise.

    Mr. Urban will be appearing at Emerald City Comicon on Saturday and Sunday Only.



    KARL FREAKING URBAN, you guys!!!!
    I'm just a little excited about this...
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    Dec 18, 2013, 7:03 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 12/18/13 #22

    I just saw this on the ECCC site! My wife and I have been hooked on watching Almost Human too, so we're both excited.

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    New special announcement:

    Karl Urban (Sat/Sun Only)
    Currently starring as Detective John Kennex on the hit FOX show Almost Human, he's a worldwide sensation. From his native New Zealand, he first gained fame everywhere playing Julius Caesar on Hercules and Xena: Warrior Princess, and it's been a steady stream of awesome ever since. Eomer in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Krill in The Bourne Supremacy. JUDGE. DREDD.

    He was in this year's hit Riddick sequel, and has taken over the legendary role of Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the Star Trek franchise.

    Mr. Urban will be appearing at Emerald City Comicon on Saturday and Sunday Only.



    KARL FREAKING URBAN, you guys!!!!
    I'm just a little excited about this...
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    Dec 19, 2013, 6:43 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 12/19/13 #23

    Another author announcement today!

    John Scalzi
    He is best known for his Old Man's War series, three novels of which have been nominated for the Hugo Award, and for his blog Whatever. His novel Redshirts won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel. He has written non-fiction books and columns on many topics such as finance, video games, films, astronomy, and writing. He was a creative consultant for the TV series Stargate Universe.
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    Dec 31, 2013, 5:32 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 12/19/13 #24

    Will definitely be going! So excited, this will be my first ECCC!
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    Dec 31, 2013, 9:14 PM - Re: Emerald City ComiCon 2014 - Updated 12/19/13 #25

    All I want is Katee Sackhoff!

    oh, and Bear McCreary!

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