Malta Comic Convention 2014 Dates Announced

May 6th 2014
A lot of people have commented that the Malta Comic Convention 2013 was one of the best shows they have ever been to. If you were there, chances are we're quoting you! And if you missed it you can be part of the awesomeness this time round. Following the fun filled success that was the Malta Comic Con 2013, Wicked Comics are proud to announce that the 6th edition of the annual Malta Comic Con will be held on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November! The show will once again be held at St. James Cavalier in Valletta, the capital city of Malta. The venue was originally a bastion (part of the fortifications of the City) constructed by the Knights Hospitallers which was later converted to a wicked Art's and Creativity Centre.

“Way back in 2009 when we gave Malta its first ever comic convention our goal was that in 5 years we establish the show as one of the biggest, awesome and genuinely anticipated festivals on the Island. The amazing response we received last year (were we almost doubled the attendees of the previous year, amongst which was the Honourable Dr. Joseph Muscat the Prime Minister of Malta) confirmed that we achieved this goal. Consequently, we are proud to say that the Malta Comic Convention is now a credible destination for both professionals working in the industry and for those who have the comic culture at heart. We would like to thank all the many people who have helped us make this possible and promise to deliver another explosive family oriented event this year” said Chris Le Galle co-founder of Wicked Comics.

So keep the dates free for 2 more days of fun for everyone! Fans can look forward to feeling that amazing rush of meeting with their favourite creators who are always happy to chat, sign and sketch for their fans. Complementing the killer roster of guests will be a number of up and coming creators from abroad as well as the best local creators on the Island promoting work. The official Malta Comic Con Cosplay competition is being revamped so people can once again look forward to meeting all those lovely people in a plethora of different shiny costumes. The video game area will once again be buzzing with activity and the fan favourite competitions will also be returning. There will also be more table top gaming that there has ever been before. Free movies and animations will be running in the in house cinema for the duration of the show. Fans can also look forward to much more exciting activities such as work shops, informative and entertaining talks, Q&As and discussion panels! And rounding all of will be a number of mind blowing exhibitions. There will be something for everyone!

As customary Wicked Comics have designed a number of packages for fans wishing to travel to the Malta Comic Con from abroad, which include heavily discounted accommodation rates and local transport from hotel to convention centre. Similarly Wicked Comics have a number of packages tailored for foreign creators who whish to exhibit at the Malta Comic Con including heavily discounted tables.

Anyone wishing to know more about these packages, and local creators/retailers wishing to exhibit at the Malta Comic Con 2014 are kindly requested to email us for more details on [email protected]

For more details kindly visit: http://www.maltacomic-con.com

Testimonial from the much acclaimed comic writer and Malta Comic Con 2013 guest Ales Kot:

"I enjoyed my stay at the Malta Comic Con. It's a show that is finding itself -- and observing the process, and being able to help with it a little, has been an adventure in itself. The enthusiasm and focus of the organizers is inspiring. I believe in the Malta Comic Con, and I wish them my best." (Ales Kot, 2014).

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