From its very beginning Supanova has always loved comic-books! In fact the expo was originally called ‘Comic-Fest!’ before it grew into Supanova.
This year Supanova is truly a comic-fest again as we present a wonderful array of comic industry guests for both Sydney and Perth. No matter which coast you find yourself on, we’ve got some amazing comic-book related guests for you!
We’ve been presenting them here and there for you but now its time to showcase their exquisitness in one juicy list…
Paul Jenkins: UPDATE! Paul will only be able to join us for the SYDNEY show due to a directing job on the weekend of Perth. We are pleased as punch to welcome back to Supanova the Supa-star writer of Wolverine: Origins, The Darkness, and Pitt!
Ashley Wood (Perth only): A real coup – Ashley Wood, the internationally renowned illustrator (Tank Girl, Popbot, Metal Gear Solid) and CEO of toy company ThreeA returns to his homeland of Western Australia.
Billy Tan: UPDATE: Billy will now be joining us in both Sydney AND Perth! Brilliant Malaysian born penciller of Cyberforce, Uncanny X-Men and Thor. Recently worked on Shadowlands and Uncanny X-Force!
David Finch: Hot-shot artist fresh from DC’s Brightest Day, best known for Cyberforce, Moon Knight and New Avengers.
Dave Johnson: He may be “The Reverend Dave” to his fans; he’s also known as the cover artist on 100 Bullets and Punisher Max.
Ben Templesmith: Supa-star illustrator of 30 Days of Night and Fell. Creator of Wormwood Gentleman Corpse and Squidgirls.
Justin Randall: The astonishing Aurealis Award winning artist and writer of Gestalt Publishing’s brilliant book Changing Ways.
Tom Taylor: Melbourne’s own writer of Star Wars: Invasion and Blood Ties, as well as Rombies, The Deep and The Example.
Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz: Dynamic artist of Street Fighter II: Turbo for Udon!
Stewart McKenny: Beloved artist on DC Comics’ young reader series Superfriends, as well as Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures.
Nicola Scott (Sydney Only): Australia’s own Wonder Woman of comics, recently on Secret Six, currently pencilling Teen Titans.
Shane McCarthy (Perth only): W.A’s powerhouse writer from Transformers: All Hail Megatron, Spotlight Drift and Legends of the Dark Knight
Chris Sequeira (Sydney only): The driving force behind the Supa-exclusive post-flood fundraiser Tides of Hope, and writer on Dark Detective Sherlock Holmes.
Doug Holgate (Sydney only): Awesome artist on Zinc Alloy, Super Chicken Nugget Boy and The Amazing Joy Buzzards.
Jon Sommariva (Sydney only): Brilliant penciller on Noble causes, Star wars, Go boy 7, and Gemini with Image Comics.
The best of comic-book creative talent – writers and artists, foreign and domestic – is accessible to YOU at Supanova. Make sure you come say “hi” to these gifted guys and gals, and celebrate comics with us!
And that’s not even completely it…
With back-issue and graphic novel specialists and the largest ever Artists’ Alleys we’ve had in either city, comic-books are truly in the ascendancy once again at Supanova!