Wrestling legends bound for Hamilton Comic Con


A handful of wrestling legends, including Canadian megastar Trish Stratus, will invade the Steel City at the Hamilton Convention Centre as part of Hamilton Comic Con for the first ever Legends of Wrestling Reunion (LOWR) set to take place on Oct. 4

“Our fans spoke, and we listened,” said Chris Dabrowski, promoter for Hamilton Comic Con.  “Hamilton has been forever known as a “hot” wrestling community, with wrestling events taking place right next door at First Ontario Centre for almost 30 years.  It’s a perfect fit that gives fans a rare opportunity to meet some of their favourite superstars under one roof,” he added in a news release.

Confirmed wrestling legends scheduled to be in attendance include:  Trish Stratus; The Honky Tonk Man; George “The Animal” Steele; The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase, “Mean” Gene Okerlund; Hacksaw Jim Duggan; Tugboat; and Bushwacker Luke.

The LOWR is part of the second annual Hamilton Comic Con.  The overall event will feature more than 100,000 square feet of comic books, artists, exhibitors, a replica of the original Batmobile, a replica of the Original K.I.T.T. car, movie and TV celebrities, Q&A sessions, seminars and more.  

Move and TV celebs confirmed are:  The Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrigno; Ken Osmond, who portrayed Eddie Haskell on Leave it to Beaver, Power Rangers Austin St. John, Walter Jones and Steve Cardenas, Verne Troyer, best known as Mini Me in the Austin Powers movies and more.

“Comic Con will give fans an opportunity to shake hands, rub shoulders, and get autographs and photos with some of their favourite celebrities and wrestling superstars.  For comic collectors, it will give them an opportunity to find that hard-to-find comic.  it’s a can’t miss event in the Hamilton area,” added Dabrowski.

Tickets for the event are on sale now and are available at Big B Comics in Hamilton, or online atwww.hamiltoncomiccon.com   Tickets are also available at the door on the day of the event.