What’s On: Oct 2 – 8

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Batwoman Begins, the Joker in Cinemas, Madfest Perth with a side order of Adelaide Comic and Toy Fair, Ballarat PopCon and LEGO events for your Brisbane long weekend. Here is your guide to everything happening this week in Geek across Australia.

1On Streaming/TV

On your small screen this week expect a lot of fast tracked WB with Foxtel starting the week with the premiere of Batwoman on Tuesday. We first saw Ruby Rose’s Batwoman as part of the awesome crossover event across Arrow, Flash, Supergirl (and Legends of Tomorrow as a tie-in) last year. With Arrow ending it’s about time we got some Bat.

Also, this week if you haven’t caught the Kim Possible’eque awesome that is Carmen Sandiego you are missing out. Season One was one of our favourite new animated series on Netflix this year so you better believe we will be binging on Season Two this Wednesday.

2In Cinemas

The Clown Prince of Crime, the Man who Laughs but you probably know him best as The Joker and this week he is in cinemas. Batman’s darkest rogue is getting his own movie and while we aren’t exactly sure what we are in for you can check out our spoiler-free review out later this week.

3Stuff To Go Do

Starting in Perth this weekend is Madfest! The Madman Anime Festival is everything you love in Anime and Japanese Pop Culture powered by Madman Entertainment. The last Madfest for 2019 is coming at you with guests and a ton of early looks at Anime that you can only see at Madfest.

Jumping across to Adelaide if you are missing that mint in box Masters of the Universe Moss Man action figure or one issue in your complete run of Fraction’s Hawkeye maybe you should check out the Adelaide Comic and Toy Fair on the long weekend Monday. Not limited to Comics and Toys you can also find Video Games, local Artists and more.

Jumping outside the Capital Cities and closer to Ballarat is PopCon on this Saturday. Happening for one day only this is a big event for cosplayers with workshops and comps to go with gaming and vendors. If this is your local con make sure you get along to help this get bigger and better.

And finishing up for your long weekend in Brisbane is the LEGO fan event – BrisBricks. If you have crossed /r/LEGO on Reddit, made to Supanova or OzComicCon lately you might have seen some of their awesome creations like the LEGO State Law Building, Batcave and massive Hogwarts build. 12,000 visitors are expected across the long weekend so don’t forget to pick up tickets before you check out the show.


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15marAll Day09octNASA – A Human AdventureNASA at the Queensland Museum

29junAll Day01janApollo 11 ExhibitionSydney Powerhouse NASA Exhibition

14sepAll Day12octTerry Pratchett’s Maskerade

02octAll DayCarmen Sandiego Season Two

02octAll DayREWIND: The Fifth ElementIMAX SPACETEMBER FILM FESTIVAL

02octAll DayDungeons and DragQueens

02oct6:00 pm10:00 pmBelles and Chimes Pinball CompetitionWomen's Pinball League Training

03octAll DayHans Zimmer Live

04octAll DayBill & Ted Double

04octAll DayChaos Pop Cosplay Prom 2019

04octAll Day07PHENOMENON 2019

04oct6:30 pm8:00 pmYoung Einstein

04oct8:15 pm11:00 pmMad Max 40th Anniversary + Q&A with John Ley

05octAll Day13Melbourne International Games Week

05octAll Day07BrisBricks 2019 Chandler Expo - A LEGO® Fan Event

05octAll Day07Conflux

05octAll Day07MOAB (Mother of all Battles)

05octAll Day07SYDCON

05octAll Day06The Muppet Movie 40th Anniversary ScreeningRitz Cinemas Presents CULT CLASSICS

05octAll DayWorld Broadsword Championship 2019

05octAll DayBallarat PopCon 2019

05octAll DayMadman Anime Festival After Party

05octAll DayHans Zimmer Live

05octAll DayImpact Comics Festival 2019Impact Comics turns 15!

06oct2:00 pm4:00 pmAdelaide Ladies Comic Club Monthly MeetingAdelaide Ladies Comic Club at Greenlight Comics

07octAll DayAdelaide Comic and Toy Fair!

07octAll DayHans Zimmer Live

 


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