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Comicdom Con Athens


Comicdom Con Athens is taking place on the 19th-20th-21st of April, 2013, at the Hellenic-American Union (Massalias 22).

This year, the festival celebrating the 9th art form, will feature an exhibition entitled “The Life and Work of Hergé“, the creator of Tin Tin.

International guests will include: John Wagner (Judge Dredd), Jamie Delano (Hellblazer), Mahmud Asrar (Supergirl), Matteo Scalera (Dynamo 5).

Workshops include:

Ilias Katirtzigianoglou & Christos Martinis: Picturing the Script – on the cooperation between a script writer and a comic designer. Sunday 21 April 5pm (Seminar Room). You have to sign up here in order to participate.

Mahmud Asrar: Drawing with markers – the use of greyscale markers in page drawings. Sunday 21 April 2pm (Seminar Room) Guest list is full, but you can sign up for the waiting list here.

Jamie Delano: Changing the Script Step-by-Step – presentation of script writing. Saturday 2o April 12pm (Seminar Room)  Guest list is full, but you can sign up for the waiting list here.

Matteo Scalera’s Triple “T”: Tools, Tricks and Tips – live sketching with detailed analysis of tools used, tips and tricks for inking. Sunday, 21 April, 1pm (Seminar Room)

Guest list is full, but you can sign up for the waiting list here.

Utilizing Comic applications on iPad with the aim to approach language at elementary school level – including comics in the educational system in a way that the student interacts and learns through new technologies. Saturday 20 April, 2pm (Seminar Room) Free Entrance – no registration required

John Wagner: The Way I Write Comics – the writer will present his own method for writing comics. Saturday 20 April, 1pm (Seminar Room)

Guest list is full, but you can sign up for the waiting list here.

Discussion panels:

Characters are forever – participating: Jamie Delano, Mahmud Asrar, Michael Dialinas, Ilias Kyriazis, Nikos Kampouropoulos. Coordinator: Thomas Papadimitropoulos. On Sunday 21st April, 4pm (Theater).

Inspiration vs Deadlines – participating: John Wagner, Matteo Scalera, Antonis Vamvagiannis, Tomek, Dorita Kaloudi. Coordinator: Thomas Papadimitropoulos. On Saturday 20th April, 4:30pm (Theater).

Comics and New Technologies – how a creator can use technology so as to promote his work and reach a greater public. Social media, platforms and the internet in general will be discussed. Participating: Stamos Mazarakos, Ektoras Apostolopoulos, Fillis Chatzopoulos, Raphael Voutsidis. Coordinator: Kostas Labropoulos. On Friday 19 April, 5:45pm (Theater)


Otaku Unite! on 19th of April at 8:30pm

Judge Minty on 19th of April at 7:30pm

Additional events will include signings, cosplays, awards, and Q&As

For the full line-up you can visit this page.While here there is a map of various comic-related events taking place through out Athens.

Updating with the trailer for Comicdom Con Athens 2013



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