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Comicdom Con Athens 2014
Hellenic American Union |

Comicdom Con Athens is an annual three-day comics festival, organized by the non-profit organization Comicdom Press and the Hellenic-American Union. In this event, which is based on the standards set by international comics conventions, the Greek audience is introduced to one of the most interesting Art Forms: famous guests, original art exhibitions, sketch events, panels, documentaries, movies, workshops on comics and related arts, panels, publisher spotlights, retailer booths and comics industry awards.

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In the past, Comicdom Con Athens hosted highly respected original art exhibitions: “Peanuts Through 50 Years”, in 2007, “The Spirit Of will Eisner”, in 2008, “Superhero Experience” in 2009, “From Yellow Kid To Conan” in 2010, and “Batman:Yesterday And Tomorrow” in 2011.

Comicdom Press and the Hellenic-American Union continue their successful collaboration, with the vision to introduce the 9th Art to the widest audience possible. The seventh Comicdom Con Athens will be held on the March 30-31 and April 1 2012.

Among the guests of Comicdom Con Athens were some really important names from the international comics scene, like John Romita Jr., Joseph Michael Linsner, Bill Tucci, David Lloyd, Mark Buckingham, Marv Wolfman, Barry Kitson, David Prudhomme, Peter Milligan, Chris Ware and Scott Lobdell.

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The only Greek festival exclusively devoted to comics, Comicdom Con Athens, opens its doors to the public for the ninth consecutive year featuring once more international guests talking about their art, young and independent artists showcasing their creative talent, the exhibition “Celebrating 9th art”, discussions, screenings and workshops, the renowned, well-stocked bazaar with new comic publications from Greek publishing houses, the Comicdom Cosplay contest, Comicdom Awards and more…

 

 

 

 

International guests of this years’ festival include, the Eisner Award winner British artistGlenn Fabry, renowned for his legendary covers in series such as HELLBLAZER and PREACHER, the acclaimed Spanish comic book writer Enrique Sánchez Abulí co-creator of the popular TORPEDO, the up-and-coming Italian artist Emanuela Lupacchino, best known for her illustrations in series editions of big American publishers, the French comics creator Pénélope Bagieu whose notorious JOSEPHINE was recently adapted into a feature film, the talented Irish creator  StephenMooney and the Norwegian comics artist and illustrator, Martin Ernstsen.

Comicdom Con Athens, presents the exhibition Celebrating 9th Art showcasing comics from numerous countries around the world.

Additional Comicdom Con Athens 2014 features include film screeningsworkshops for scriptwriting and illustrating, bazaar of Greek comics shops and publishers, achildren’s program, the Comicdom Awards  the only comics awards for Greek comic book creators  as well as the ever more popular Comicdom Cosplay contest which is the national qualifying competition for European cosplay championship, EuroCosplay 2014 at the London MCM EXPO!

View the Festival’s full program (in Greek, pdf 306KB)
For more information: Comicdom Con Athens 2014

Artist Glenn Fabry,Enrique Sánchez Abulí, Emanuela Lupacchino, Pénélope Bagieu, Stephen Mooney, Martin Ernstsen
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Comicdom Press
Venue Hellenic American Union, Massalias 22, Kolonaki
Start Date 04/04/2014
End Date 06/04/2014
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

source: www.hau.gr

 

 

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