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The Fictionals bring Fandom Funnies to Capital City Comic Con in September

Get ready for super-powered laughs, Victoria and Vancouver Island! The Fictionals are back at Capital City Comic Con for our third year this fall!

Capital City Comic Con is a celebration of comics, family fun, special guests and pop culture of all kinds. The convention from September 23 to 25 features celebrity signings, cosplay, artists and more in Victoria Conference Centre and Crystal Garden!

Join us for a special Boom! Pow! Comic Book Comedy Show at #CapCityComic 2022 on Saturday, September 24 in the afternoon! The show takes place at 2:30 pm in the Lecture Theatre, Level 1, Victoria Conference Centre. The show is all-ages, so bring the whole family!

From Ant-Man to Wonder Woman and all your favourite Hollywood blockbusters, the comedians will be inspired by your super suggestions to create new adventures in front of your very eyes! Plus you’ll get a chance to join the fun onstage and possibly win some great prizes too. Excelsior!

Other great guests include Denise Crosby (Star Trek: TNG, The Walking Dead), Veronica Taylor (Pokemon, Sailor Moon), “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan (WWE), Garret Wang (Star Trek Voyager) and more! Plus there’s lots of great dining, attractions and sights to see in Victoria. Make a weekend of your convention adventure!

Join the fun in Victoria from September 23 to 25! Capital City Comic Con tickets are on sale now!

The Fictionals are also available for corporate eventswedding entertainment, and more. Contact us for more information and let’s bring the laughs to you!

Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo

The Fictionals are back at Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo this weekend

Level up your fun with the ninth Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo, happening Saturday, June 25 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster! VRGE is a celebration of retro gaming like no other, with panels, shopping, concerts, tournaments and Fictionals comedy!

We’re excited to perform Improv Antiques Roadshow at 2:30 pm in Panel Room 1, so dust off those retro games and vintage collectibles!

Our performers are also skilled gaming historians and will tell you all about your rare finds and hidden treasures. They will then use them to inspire the comedy scenes! What will we discover this time? It’s up to you!

Tickets for Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo are on sale now! And follow our adventures on Twitter and Instagram: @TheFictionals #VRGE

Rio Theatre host Mad Max Aussie Bushfire Relief fundraiser on January 25

The Rio Theatre is hosting a massive Mad Max Movie Marathon on Saturday, January 25 to benefit Aussie Bushfire Relief. We’re honoured to help with comedy for a cause, and invite you to come support as well!

Mad Max Rio Theatre
Mad Max Movie Marathon at the Rio Theatre

The Rio will be screening all four of George Miller’s post-apocalyptic classics – MAD MAX, THE ROAD WARRIOR, BEYOND THUNDERDOME and FURY ROAD. Come to one or come to all four back-to-back, on the big screen. Daniel Chai will be hosting the festivities, which include trivia, raffles, door prizes. There will also be a 50/50 draw, a costume contest, and, special guests throughout the day and evening. Plus you can win tickets to Hot Improv Tuesdays!

Doors are at 3:30 pm, with Mad Max slated to start at 4:30 pm. The Road Warrior is estimated to start at 6:30 pm. Then Beyond Thunderdome will begin around 8:30 pm. Finally, Fury Road will wrap things up starting at 10:45 pm

Mad Max Rio Theatre
Mad Max Movie Marathon at the Rio Theatre

The event will celebrate Australia Day (January 26), plus funds raised will directly benefit the important work being done by the Australian Red Cross. So invite your friends and come join the fun! Advanced tickets and VIP Packages are on sale now!