Mississauga Comic Expo (MCX)

Mississauga Comic Expo (MCX) 2021

Mississauga Comic Expo (MCX) will be returning for a fully-virtual convention on October 22 and 23 with additional events throughout the month. MCX celebrates the diverse culture of comics, gaming, anime and more! This free event will be highlighting comic artists and authors.

Join us online for engaging author talks, sketch challenges, Pictionary and trivia!

Our featured author talk guests are Aminder Dhaliwal, Stephanie Cooke, Sanya Anwar, Ho Che Anderson, and Ryan North.

We will also have sketch challenges featuring Adam Gorman, Jenn St.Onge, Joy San, Megan Huang, Meaghan Carter, and Paris Alleyne.

Event schedule

Wednesday, October 6 | 7:00 pm

Event: Author Talk with Aminder Dhaliwal

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Aminder Dhaliwal is a native of Brampton, Ontario and received a Bachelors of Animation from Sheridan College. She now lives in Los Angeles, where she has directed, storyboarded and written for Disney TV Animation, Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. She was named one of the Top Ten Animators to Watch in 2020 by Variety. Her first graphic novel Woman World was nominated for an Ignatz Award for Outstanding Online Comic. Her second graphic novel Cyclopedia Exotica is in stores now. She continues to update her Instagram with comics weekly.

Wednesday, October 13 | 7:00 pm

Event: Author Talk with Stephanie Cooke​

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Stephanie Cooke is a writer and editor based out of Toronto, Canada where she lives with her snuggly cat that she is very allergic to. She is the writer of ParaNorthern and the co-writer of Oh My Gods! Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @hellocookie.

Wednesday, October 20 | 7:00 pm

Event: Author Talk with Sanya Anwar​​

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Sanya Anwar is a freelance comic creator and illustrator based out of Toronto, Canada. Sanya’s self-published comic 1001 is written, drawn and colored entirely by her! It is a modern retelling of One Thousand and One Arabian Nights. Sanya also works on great titles from Wonder Woman, Archie Comics, Assassin’s Creed, DC, Vertigo, Dr. Who and more!

Friday, October 22 | 5:00 pm

Event: Fandom Pictionary​​

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Do you love comics, anime, and gaming? Come by yourself or bring friends for our Fandom Themed Pictionary. Test your knowledge & drawing skills from fandom categories including comics, manga, and gaming!

Friday, October 22 | 6:00 pm

Event: Sketch Challenge (Megan Huang, Meaghan Carter, Paris Alleyne)​​

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Three comic artists, Megan Huang, Meaghan Carter, and Paris Alleyne, battle in an online sketch challenge. The audience will choose which characters the artists will draw. Q&A throughout the program.

Friday, October 22 | 7:00 pm

Event: Author Talk with Ho Che Anderson​​

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Ho Che Anderson is the Toronto based author of numerous graphic novels, including the Martin Luther King biography King and the horror thriller Sand & Fury. His 2018 book, Godhead, is a gritty sci-fi graphic novel about how society reacts after a powerful corporation creates a device to communicate with God.

Saturday, October 23 | 1:00 pm

Event: Fandom Trivia​

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Do you love comics, anime, and gaming? Come by yourself or bring friends for our Fandom Themed Trivia. Test your knowledge from fandom categories including comics & cartoons, manga & anime, and gaming!

Saturday, October 23 | 2:00 pm

Event: Sketch Challenge (Adam Gorman, Jenn St.Onge, Joy San)​

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Three comic artists, Adam Gorman, Jenn St. Onge and Joy San, battle in an online sketch challenge. The audience will choose which characters the artists will draw. Q&A throughout the program.

Saturday, October 23 | 3:00 pm

Event: Author Talk with Ryan North​

Admission: Free

Location: WebEx, Register here

Age: All attendees must be 13 or older.

Ryan North is a comics creator from Toronto, Ont. He rose to popularity with the webcomic Dinosaur Comics, featuring an enthusiasic T-Rex. North’s comics for Adventure Time, Jughead and The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl have received Eisner Awards. He has also written two “choose-your-own-path” books, To Be Or Not To Be and Romeo and/or Juliet, parodying Shakespeare’s famous tragedies. He wrote How to Invent Everything, a non-fiction guide for stranded time travellers on how to rebuild modern civilization from scratch. Its sequel, How To Take Over The World, comes out March 15th, 2022.

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