Wicked Comics would like to announce that the Super Saver 2nd phase tickets have come to an end. The Last Chance Saver tickets will be available as from Monday 14th October 2019 at the prices of: €14 for 1 day and €18 for 2 days.
Tickets will be sold online on: http://www.maltacomic-con.com/tickets/
and from various outlets around Malta –
Pandora’s Box Collectibles in Paola
Toytown in St Venera
Gamebreaker in St Venera
Gamers in B’Kara
Geek Paradisein Iklin
Buzzer in Msida
Forbidden Power in Msida
All of the above will also be exhibitors at the Malta Comic Con 2019.
The Super Hero Ticket which costs 40 Euros, granting you a 2 day entrance and many extras is still available from the Malta Comic Con website too!
This week, Wicked Comics would also like to announce the 6th wave of Guests at the MCC 2019 which are John Higgins, John Layman, Sally Jane Hurst, Mike Collins and Hero Collector.
John Higgins is a comic book penciller, inker, colourist, and writer whose career goes back over 40 years. In 1981 he started getting regular work at 2000AD, and has worked for the company regularly, including the iconic Judge Dredd character, and frequent collaborations with writer Alan Moore. He was part of the British invasion of American comics and holds the distinction of having worked as the colour artist on two of the most notable graphic novels of all time, Watchmen and Batman The Killing Joke. Higgins has worked with DC Comics for over 25 years, mainly for the Vertigo imprint, and providing the artwork, and eventually writing, the Curse of the Crimson Corsair back-up feature that ran through the Before Watchmen titles.
John Layman is the creator, writer and letterer of CHEW, the New York Times best-selling, Harvey Award and multi-Eisner Award winning cannibal cop comedy series from Image Comics. Layman was an editor for WildStorm Productions and has written or lettered for every major publisher in comics for the last decade and a half. He’s written Detective Comics, Batman Eternal, Catwoman, Cyclops, Eleanor & The Egret, Godzilla, Judge Dredd Vs. Aliens Vs. Predator, Thundercats, Gambit, Scarface, Red Sonja, Mars Attacks, Marvel Zombies Vs. Army of Darkness, House of M: Fantastic Four, the Marvel Identity Wars Annuals, Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen, Charlie’s Angels, Xena… and a whole lotta other stuff. His latest book is OUTER DARKNESS for Skybound.
Sally Jane Hurst is a comics writer and colourist whose credits include: Colouring Judge Dredd, Greysuit (2000AD), Jacked (Vertigo), Before Watchmen (DC Comics), Razorjack (Titan), Eden (Dark Horse Presents #23) and more… She features in the graphic novel ‘Forty-Five’ by ComX, illustrating a page in this ensemble piece. Writing ‘Cloud Nine’, one of Tharg’s Future Shocks that was published in 2000AD.
Mike Collins is perhaps most associated with the characters from BBC’s Doctor Who since the TV show’s triumphant return. He has the longest uninterrupted run as artist on the strip in Panini’s Doctor Who Magazine, and pencilled the debut stories of the first three of the new Doctors. He has worked for Marvel, DC, 2000AD and a whole host of other publishers and he’s written or drawn pretty much all the major characters for each. Mike has also storyboarded for Doctor Who, Good Omens, Sex Education, Sherlock, Class, Knightfall, Discovery of Witches, Houdini & Doyle, Warhammer 40K, Igam Ogam, Claude, Hana’s Helpline and Horrid Henry.
Hero Collector is Eaglemoss’ imprint for genre collectibles, and is one of the world’s leading producers of figurines and fantasy die-cast vehicles. It makes products based on many of the world’s most popular entertainment brands, including Marvel and DC comics and movies, Star Trek, Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Alien, Predator, Back to the Future, WWE, Wizarding World, and James Bond.
Joining this guests exhibitors we also have an array of local talent starting off with Ashley Peschel who runs the YouTube channel called PESCHEL TALKs where he reviews various pop-culture aspects; Christabelle Mizzi an MCAST student who loves various art mediums that help her express her love for surrealistic styles; veteran to the MCC, Jeanelle who is a manga-oriented illustrator and comic-artist and works together with her fiancé Bernard Micallef; artistic Kevin Attard who uses the art of silver filigree to make authentic, contemporary pieces and even pop culture icons; John Cascun is a local artist and practising printmaker; last but not least Kyle Fenech a Freelance 3D designer from Malta founder of 3D-Makes.