Montreal Comiccon 2019
When our schedule permit, we love exhibiting at conventions and fairs. It’s always fun to meet puzzlers in person. We’re able to exchange a quick word, get feedback or ideas and share the enthusiasm around a common interest : challenging 3D jigsaw puzzles! While in recent years we focused on conventions happening in Europe, this summer we were able to be part of one right in our own backyard; Montreal Comiccon 2019.
Fans could get their hands on 3D puzzles from the Game of Thrones series and Harry Potter universe. We were also really excited to be there for our exclusive worldwide pre-release of our two newest 3D puzzles to attendees, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes and Daily Prophet from the Diagon Alley Collection. And just in time for theatrical release in September 2019, the Downton Abbey 3D puzzle.
Game of Thrones – Winterfell 3D puzzle, 910 pieces.
During the Comic Con, we witnessed a wide variety of reactions from attendees: some looked on with amazement, others stomped their feet in excitement, many silently mouthed the ever popular « Oh my God ! ». We loved it all ! As part of the developing team, working for months on a new 3D puzzle, to experience these reactions firsthand is an instant heart warmer. We are sincerely grateful for these feedbacks and moments shared with you!
The Montreal Comiccon was also host to a few famous names you might recognized, namely Tom Felton, James Phelps and Oliver Phelps… Ring a bell yet ? Actors from Harry Potter movies, playing Dracon Malfoy, Fred and George Weasley… It’s coming back now ? Good. Some of us had the pleasure of meeting James and Oliver briefly in person. Highly recommend if you happen to attend a convention to listen in on a Q&A panel or get in line for a meet and greet. Genuinely good people.
From left to right : Giosi Tortorici, James Phelps, The Burrow 3D puzzle, Jean Théberge, Weasley Wizard Wheezes and Daily Prophet 3D puzzle, Oliver Phelps, Claude Alary.
All in all, we had a great time there ! We’re seriously considering participating again next year. In the meantime, we’re heading back to the office to work on new and exciting 3D puzzles for 2020. We’re looking for more OMGs, lip bites and broad smiles. It’s kind of addictive, you know ?