Comicdom Con Athens 2017
The greatest Greek comics’ convention opens its doors to the public for the 12th consecutive year…
In 2017, Comicdom Con Athens meets once again with comics fans at the Hellenic American Union and the Institut français de Grèce à Athènes and transforms an entire neighborhood of Neapolis into the largest comics’ celebration with happenings and events indoors as well as outdoors.
International guests of this years’ festival include the acclaimed Belgian cartoonist and creator of popular videogame SYBERIA, Benoît Sokal, the highly acclaimed creator of influential short story “Here” and NEW YORKER collaborator, Richard McGuire, the editor of BEST AMERICAN COMICS series and comics academic, Bill Kartalopoulos, the rising Polish artist who became better known by her work on Marvel’s MOCKINGBIRD, Kate Niemczyk, the Eisner award nominee and creator of the successful comics’ adaptation of DON QUIXOTE, Rob Davis, the creator of the graphic novel FILMISH: A Graphic Journey Through Film, Edward Ross, the multi-faceted Spanish cartoonist and illustrator, Mariano Saura and the radical German artist, Kai Pfeiffer.
Comicdom Con Athens 2017 features also include comics exhibitions, film screenings, workshops for scriptwriting and illustrating,a children’s program, a bazaar of Greek comics shops and publishers, the artists' alley, the self publishers' alley, the Greek Comics Awards and the ever more popular Comicdom Cosplay contest, which is the national qualifying competition for the London Eurocosplay.
For more information: Comicdom Con Athens 2017
Comidom Con Athens 2017 is organized by Comicdom Press, the Hellenic American Union, the Institut français de Grèce à Athènes and the City of Athens Cultural, Youth and Sport Organization, and in cooperation with the Athens Culture Net (exclusive donor of the Net is the Stavros Niarchos Foundation).
|Artist||Benoît Sokal, Richard McGuire, Bill Kartalopoulos, Kate Niemczyk, Rob Davis, Edward Ross, Mariano Saura, Kai Pfeiffer|
|Organizer||Comicdom Press, Hellenic American Union, Institut français de Grèce, City of Athens Cultural, Youth and Sport Organization|
|Venue||Hellenic American Union,Massalias 22,Kolonaki | Institut français de Grèce,Sina 31|
|Gallery Hours/Duration||Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 - 21:30|
|Admission Fee||Admission is free|
Apr 7, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017
The Best American Comics 2016
The main exhibition of Comicdom Con Athens 2017 at the Hellenic American Union features a selection of artworks from the legendary comics’ anthology…