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Comic Relief

Underpaid clerks endure customers, mishaps and more working in a comic book store.

Ottawa, ON
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6.67 (63)

Week #1 Show Teaser Comic Relief

Underpaid clerks endure customers, mishaps and more working in a comic book store.

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Synopsis

Comic Relief is a mockumentary series that puts an average comic book store and regular customers in the spotlight. Watch as they gear up for Comic-Con, the store's most profitable event of the year.

Assistant Manager Gillian Pelletier loves geek culture, anime in particular. She struggles to maintain a good client base and hold on to her nerves while keeping her coworkers out of trouble.

Our Comic Book Expert, Wade Wibberly, does a lot more slacking than work but is an encyclopedia of geeky knowledge. Is that enough to let him keep his job? Surprisingly, yes.

With regulars like a movie nut with nowhere to go and a LARPer who never leaves, you can be sure they'll be laughs!

Team

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Ajà Besler

Marketing / Social, Graphic Designer

Artisane and geek, Ajà started making documentaries about feminism with Shout Out in 2007. She coordinated the video component of les Jeux franco-ontariens for many years, sharing her passion for documentary video with youth from across the province.

In her "free" time, Ajà likes to play Heroclix, read comics and watch too much TV.

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Nicolas Belzile

Writer, Talent

Nicolas Belzile has been working as a professional comedian for over 5 years. He has performed at many venues in the Ottawa area including Ottawa's New Years Eve Ball Drop and Yuk Yuks. Nicolas has performed as "Danger Boy", his daredevil comedy persona, at various busker festivals across Canada. He has also opened for such acts as Spencer Rice and K-Os.

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Steven Ogden

Producer, Writer

Steven Ogden has been organizing in and around the arts world since producing his first regional talent show at the age of 14. Since then, he has put together art exhibits, concerts and large scale events in the Ottawa area and throughout Ontario. He's also a certified comic book fan who runs a geeky crafting business on the side. This is his first foray into television.

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Ratings & Reviews

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Reviews (9)

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    Sheldon O.
    posted 3 years ago

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    Ed N.
    posted 3 years ago

    pretty good attempt at comic relief. love comics of all kind, old, new, big and small. love to see where the team of Comic Relief goes with this theme. like the puns so far
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    diane n.
    posted 3 years ago

    Unfortunately I didn't find this project very funny. Hope that's not an indication for what's to come.
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    Morgan B.
    posted 3 years ago

    Really relatable! Can't wait to see more :)
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    Bill G.
    posted 3 years ago

    Some good laughs and a lot of potential. This is a subject matter with a thousand possibilities, and it's a group who are not afraid to laugh at themselves.
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    Morgan D.
    posted 3 years ago

    Love these guys
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    Stephanie D.
    posted 3 years ago

    Not only hilarious but representative of the community. I guffawed when seeing the customer pull one floppy out of a stack of subscriptions. Definitely one of my bad habits.
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    Randi R.
    posted 3 years ago

    Love it!!
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    Adam T.
    posted 3 years ago

    Way better than 6 seasons of the Big Bang Theory.
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