The Vendor Room is now full for 2018! You can see all our excellent vendors and artists below. If you are interested in vending with us in 2019, please keep your eye here, as we’ll announce when that goes live on this page.
Sales of On Spec single issues and subscriptions, as well as books by our editors and friends. Check us out at www.onspec.ca.
My work focuses on science fiction, fantasy, and horror themes, ranging from the bizarre to the comically absurd. I’m inspired by cartoons, graffiti art, pop surrealism, and comics. For updates on my activity, please visit me on instagram @funk.alan. If you are interested in commissions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I offer face painting using Kryolan, Wolfe, and Mehron Paradise face paints. I also offer temporary sparkle/glitter tattoos using skin-safe body glue, 3-layer self-adhesive vinyl stencils, and cosmetic-grade glitter.
Digitally rendered movie and TV posters and cards.
Selling prints of my fanart and original art, art commissions, magnets, tshirts, postcards etc. Some of my work can be found at realrogue.deviantart.com and my Instagram @angeladawntreader.
IKV Swifthawk (aka, The Klingons!)
Established in 1994, the IKV Swifthawk is a Chapter of the Klingon Assault Group based in Edmonton Alberta, with members from around Alberta.
I am a fan artist who has dedicated a lot of time to drawing anime.
Ironclad Folly is run by Alberta, Canada-based creator Mike Kendrick. Here you’ll find original art, prints, accessories, and all manner of delights inspired by his love of the weird and wonderful, from dinosaurs to professional wrestling. You might also recognize his work on this year’s Pure Spec poster.
The U.S.S. Bonaventure is a long running speculative fiction club devoted to supporting and encouraging appreciation of the speculative fiction genres. Offering patches and club related items along with memberships at the table.
Artist. Illustrator. A distressingly talented man. Producer and purveyor of strange and imaginative artwork. Follow him on Instagram at instagram.com/chrismoet.
Board Games, Funko Pop, Collectibles, Geeky Jewellery, Nerdy Apparel! Check them out on their website, or at www.facebook.com/elements.gca.
I offer advice, research, and consultation for writers, pencillers, directors, editors, and other creative people who include sickness, traumatic injuries, and medical details in their creative work. My motto is “Pathology at the Speed of Plot.” I’ll be at the table to talk to any creative person who wants options for medical details that maintain verisimilitude but support development of plot, character, or visual impact. I’ll have literature to give out.
Small Press SF publisher from Calgary.
I am an artist who paints with acrylics. At my table I would be selling some of my original paintings as well as prints and some other goods that feature my artwork. You can view my artwork at kevinbigelowart.ca.
Brad Glenn is the author of the novel The Real World Monitor and a book of short stories called Lemons on Venus. He will also be selling ‘ashcan’ short stories, comics, and some ‘Real World Monitor’ inspired postcards. Brad is a founding member of the Inkhorn Society and is featured bi-weekly on the Inkhorn Society Podcast. You can hear him at inkhornsociety.ca or see more of his writing at offthebooks.ca.
We are a glass blowing studio located in Edmonton, Alberta and are most fondly known for our line of hand-blown glass aromatherapy jewelry. Though this is a large part of our business we also make solid glass jewelry, marbles, sculptures, pipes, terrariums, terrarium ornaments and our own line of in-house blended essential oils.
Harry Potter, notebooks, and more!
Konn Lavery is a Canadian author who is best known for his Mental Damnation series. The second book, Dream, and YEGman both reached the Edmonton Journal’s top five selling fictional books list. He started writing stories at a very young age while being home schooled. It wasn’t until graduating college that he began professionally pursuing his work with his first release, Reality. Since then he has continued to write works of fiction ranging from horror to thrillers to fantasy. His literary work is done in the long hours of the night. By day, Konn runs his own graphic design and website development business. These skills have been transcribed into the formatting and artwork found within his publications supporting his fascination of transmedia storytelling. Konn Lavery’s work can be found at: konnlavery.com
New small press publisher promoting and selling a collection of sci-fi short stories, Future Fables and Strange Stories, as well as promotional products and artwork related to it — bookmarks, stickers, and art prints. Our current book line, Pulp Kings, is focused on pulp genres such as science fiction, horror, and fantasy.
Alberta’s first board game cafe! For just $5 you can play all day at either of our two locations. Serving craft beer, fine espresso and fresh food. Offering board games and high-end RPG accessories at the festival.
I write stories on the edge of familiarity. There will be books. They are pretty 😀 (So pretty)
Science Fiction & Fantasy books and handcrafted bookmarks. Also your spot to get books by our Guest of Honour Krista D. Ball.
Located in Edmonton’s west end, Variant Edition Comics + Culture provides a comic shop experience unlike any other, perfect for those looking to discover or rediscover the joys of sequential storytelling. We pride ourselves on our inclusive environment and innovative recommendation system, which will help you find books you didn’t even know you loved.
We also carry a wide selection of used books, providing readers in Edmonton (and elsewhere) with a bountiful selection of amazing worlds to explore.
We will be carrying a wide selection of comic sets and used prose books at our table to show the variety we have in store. Cash and credit accepted.