Melbourne Cup Day
Tuesday 1 November 2016
10am to 4pm
Matthew Flinders Hotel
667 Warrigal Road
Victoria 3148

From 10:00am There was plenty of bargains to be had as all stallholders were open for business. We had over fifty-five tables selling a wide range of pop culture collectables including comics, action figures, cosplay gear, retro games, toys, dolls, merchandise, memorabilia, clothing, and much more. There was also stalls promoting Victoria’s biggest fan clubs including Star Wars, Star Trek, and Doctor Who.

12:00pm to 1:00pm We staged our inaugural ComiXpo 2.0 Cosplay Fashion Parade competition which was hosted by Bambi L’Amour. It was open to adults and children with plenty of categories, prizes, and certificates for the winners and runners-up. Our cosplay category winners were:

• Adult Master of Cosplay
– Winner: Sean Atk Iron Man

• Adult Best Novice Cosplay
– Winner: Natalie Parham Cinderella
– Runner Up: Kellie Bolitho Esmeralda

• Adult Crowd Pleaser Cosplay
Winner: Chelsea Sheppard Harley Quinn
– Winner: Ethan Litkowski The Joker
– Runner Up: The Denyer Family

• Adult Most Impressive Cosplay
– Special Mention: Walter Bolitho John ‘Soap’ MacTavish
– Special Mention: Chris Bierman Green Arrow
– Special Mention: Mark Niven Captain America

• Kids Best Dressed Cosplay
– Winner: Stirling Denyer Baron Samedi
– Runner-Up: Alyssa Pardo Harley Quinn
– Runner-Up: Jessica Pardo Princess Bubblegum
– Special Mention: Ben Webb Spider-Man