Comics

Comicdom Con Athens 2013
Hellenic American Union |

The only Greek festival exclusively devoted to comics, Comicdom Con Athens 2013, opens its doors to the Athenian public for the eighth consecutive year featuring once more international guests talking about their art, young and independent artists showcasing their creative talent, the exhibition “The Life and Work of Hergé”, discussions, screenings and workshops, the renowned, well-stocked bazaar with new comic publications from Greek publishing houses, the Cosplay Competition, Comicdom Awards, and more…

International guests of this years’ festival include, the veteran British screenwriter John Wagner, co-creator of -among others- Judge Dredd, the accredited British scriptwriter Jamie Delano (HELLBLAZER), the talented Italian designer Matteo Scalera, famous for his designs for SECRET AVENGERS and DEADPOOL, having a prominent career in his country, and the forthcoming Turkish designerMahmud Asrar, who has worked for the biggest American publishing companies, and is currently the official designer of the DC series SUPERGIRL and  Marvel series ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN.

Comicdom Con Athens, in collaboration with theHergé Museum, presents to the Greek audience for the first time an exhibition about Tintin and his creator entitled “The Life and Work of Hergé”. Visitors will have the opportunity to view original pages from Tintin’s adventures from up close. Additional Comicdom Con Athens 2013 features include film screeningsworkshops on the arts of scriptwriting and illustrating,  Greek comics stores’ and publishers’ bazaar, a kids program, theComicdom Awards –the only prizes exclusively awarded to Greek comics creators– as well as the popular Cosplay Competition. For the first time this year, the competition is a national qualifying competition for EuroCosplay 2013. The winner will represent our country in the European Cosplay competition, at the London MCM EXPO!
For more information: Comicdom Con Athens 2013

Information

Artist John Wagner,Jamie Delano,Matteo Scalera,Mahmud Asrar
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Comicdom Press
Venue Hellenic American Union
Start Date 19/04/2013
End Date 21/04/2013
Gallery Hours/Duration Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 – 21:30
Type Symposium
Languages: EL, EN
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free

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