Comicdom Con Athens 2017

Apr 7, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017

The greatest Greek comics’ convention opens its doors to the public for the 12th consecutive year…

The poster of Comicdom Con Athens 2017, designed by the Greek artist DaNi

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
Start Date 07/04/2017
End Date 09/04/2017
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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