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Adelaide is quickly becoming the pop culture convention capital of Australia, with small time artists and vendors making a name for themselves in a unique field that is traditionally the domain of nerds and geeks. KYRA OLSSON reports.
The sub and pop-culture expo Oz Comic-Con gathers celebrities from film and TV, games, anime and concept artists, voice-actors (among many others that just cannot be neatly categorised) to appeal to a variety of ‘fandoms’ under one roof. TANYSHA BOLGER reviews.
Missed the first ever Oz Comic-Con? Here’s the official verdict on the 2012 Oz Comic-Con from vessel of geek-knowledge, AMY LOUISE MAYNARD, who spent the weekend amongst the masses and with the stars.
Resident comic book expert AMY LOUISE MAYNARD went along to the first ever Oz Comic-Con in Adelaide and spoke to a few famous faces (and voices).
AMY LOUISE MAYNARD asks four comic industry heavyweights about the state of Australia’s comic book industry at the 2012 Oz Comic-Con, including Doug Holgate (Moccocco), Queenie Chan (Odd is On Our Side), Jon Sommariva (Star Wars Tales) David Yardin (Astonishing X-Men) and Dave De Vries (Southern Squadron).
As Oz Comic-Con looms on the weekend, SIAN CAIN spoke to Australian comic book legend Dave de Vries about Australia’s comic book industry, why Oz Comic-Con will be vital and why we should all thank Sheldon Cooper.
In a stroke of good fortune for local comic book and pop culture fans, Adelaide has been chosen to host the Australian debut of Oz Comic – Con at the end of the month, writes LAURA PIETROBON.