New York City Comic Con 2022, October 6-9th at the Javits Center
Diana Gabaldon will return to New York Comic Con in October. She will be joined by Sam Heughan, David Berry, and Duncan Lacroix. Good thing she’s one tough author. These three actors let loose on New York? The last time Duncan and David were together in NY, some not so stealth signing of copies of Gabaldon’s Outlander books at shops in NYC made a few fans very happy.
There’s a meet-and-greet pricing for people without tickets to NYCC 2022. Prices vary but run rather high. The Sassanach Tier is sold out.
Please note: the only Photo Op and Autographs available for Sam Heughan are in the tiered packages or in a group Outlander Photo Op session. Duncan LaCroix and David Berry will have Photo Ops and Autographs available through Epic Photo Ops starting Wednesday, August 31 at 1:00 PM ET.
If you are lucky enough to be in Scotland the first week of July, make sure you grab tickets for this fun-filled show. Filled with current and past characters, will Sophie Skelton be able to keep all the lads in shape? Attending are Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix, Richard Rankin, Andrew Gower, Alexander Vlahos, David Berry, and Paul Gorman. Show Sophie your support!
Tickets are for the whole weekend, including autographs, and come in two pricing tiers. Note, you must purchase the main ticket for the event, then purchase photo ops. Check out the details here HIGHLANDERS 5 Starfury Conventions UK
July 1st – 3rd 2022 at the Hilton Hotel, 1 William Street, Glasgow.
Wizard World Chicago October 15-17 2021 Live, in person even. You must join the Con then purchase tickets for photos and autographs. As of this update, Sam’s photo ops and autographs are not available, so keep checking back. And look, best bud William Shatner will also be at the Con. Sam will escape by being there on Saturday, can’t be responsible for Shatner.
Sam is a big convention nerd and is looking forward to meeting you. He will be appearing Saturday October 16, tickets are going fast.
Always a bonus in our eyes, Duncan Lacroix is joining as a bonus guest at Outlander Vancouver’s Seattle Adventure October 22-24, 2021. It was revealed earlier this week that Duncan will join, however his autographs are not included in the ticket pricing for the event. You will need to add on for his autographs.
Duncan joins César Domboy, Lauren Lyle, Tim Downie, and Sophie Skelton at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport. Please check out their Facebook Page for details
Note: There will be in person and virtual parties. Keep an eye on the Shopify page for details on virtual parties.
Outlandish Vancouver’s Seattle Adventure is October 22-24, 2021. Bronze Ticket Packages are available. The Party in the Mega Suite tickets go on live on Saturday, July 17th @ 9am Pacific and are very limited. All details are in the Outlandish Vancouver Facebook group! Note, this group is private so you will have to join.
Kyle Rees is joining Tim Downie (July 24) as a virtual guest at Ozlander Con on Saturday 10th July 2021 at Australian Eastern Time 6:00 to 6:30 pm. Very limited ticketing available. Please check out their ticket information here: https://www.ozlanderfan.com/ticketinfo
Last and never in the least bit afraid to say so, is fan favorite Tim Downie, who seems to be making the Outlander Con circuit for this post Covid con season. He will be at both Outlandish Vancouver (Seattle) and Sasnak City (Kansas City). Hopefully you will get to have one of his readings of great children’s stories just like he shared with us during Covid lockdown on Instagram.
Of course not to be missed, Tim Downie has just interviewed on Craig Parkinson’s (Misfits, Line of Duty, Endeavor, A Great Night Out) podcast The Two Shot Podcast, which you can watch here. Actors on acting and no fluff. Please consider a donation here: https://linktr.ee/twoshotpod
All attendees may be sad at the news that Sasnak City Kansas has been postponed until June 2021. However, Kyle Rees, Gary Lewis, Graham McTavish, Steven Cree, and Tim Downey are coming to the rescue. There is going to be a virtual panel day, however, you must be a member of Sasnak Society private group
You may well be wondering like many of us are, where the heck your signed autograph from May 5, 2020, Virtual Panel is? After over a month of inquiries, and emails saying they are working on it, I may have a solid lead. Have you got your videos? We heard that these were delivered to most.
While we all suspected COVID-19 pandemic shipping had something to do with it, we had no idea that Wizard World had not even got the photos to the UK based actors, Colin McFarlane, Duncan Lacroix, Ed Speleers, Tim Downie, and others. I finally got some more solid clues this week. I received an email back from them, stating that they had finally hired a UK employee to ship the photos to, and who would be contacting the actors to have their photos delivered to them for signing. It’s looking like at least another 4-6 weeks of wait.
While I appreciate that Wizard World was trying to make up for the fact that their conventions had to be canceled, letting people know in a timely manner that delays were going to happen. While most of us have realized that this COVID-19 thing is delaying many things, I have been getting shipments from the UK during the whole pandemic. Albeit there is an extra 10-15 days on the 10 days transit, the vendors were proactive in contacting me. Not so at Wizard World.
So, does anyone else out there feel like their money was taken and the fandom was not really respected on this one? If you knew that the pandemic was slowing mail when you set up these virtual panels, why did you not have a plan in place to handle this? I really hate to gripe, but it’s bad enough many of us lost work and could not afford the expensive video packages, and opted for signed autographs. I guess you get what you pay for. Just a warning for upcoming conventions and fests doing Outlander.
It’s the continuation of a virtual summer of Cons and festivals. Author of the Outlander and Lord John Grey series, Diana Gabaldon will be participating in a virtual discussion on her series through Thrillerfest.
July 6 – 14, 2020 Online. Check out the Mega Virtual Craftfest section lineups and such here: