A dalek at Hali-Con on SaturdayA dalek at Hali-Con on Saturday
A dalek at Hali-Con on Saturday

PICTURE SPECIAL: Superheroes and sci-fi stars wow crowds in Halifax

Spiderman, ET, C-3P0 and a team of Ghostbusters were in Halifax for a huge comic book convention.

Saturday saw Hali-Con return, bringing a host of superheroes and sci-fi characters as well as props, activities and more to the Inspire Centre at Calderdale College.

Visitors could ride the legendary Falkor, from the Never Ending Story and meet the film's star Atreyu, played by Noah Hathaway, who was flown in from Las Vegas especially for the weekend.

There were also special appearances from other stars including from Andy Secombe, who appeared in Star Wars; Tav MacDougall, who played one of the iconic Death Eaters in Harry Potter's Order of the Pheonix and R2-D2 actor Jimmy Vee

Photos by Bruce Fitzgerald.

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