GICC’17

Gibraltar International Comic-Con, A.K.A GICC is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually in Gibraltar.

GICC 2017 was a two-day event (Friday–Saturday) held between the 5th and the 6th of May with a special game on the evening prior to official opening of the event on May the 4th. The convention hosted science fiction and fantasy related film, as well as television programmes and a larger range of pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics and fantasy novels (amongst many other things).

GICC INITIAL LINEUP

Richard Oldfield – AKA – Rebel Pilot Derek ‘Hobbie’ Klivian

Richard’s role as Rebel Pilot Derek ‘Hobbie’ KIivian in ‘Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back’. His character was immortalised via the release of an action figure in 2007. Richard also served as Luke Skywalker’s wingman during the defense of Echo Base, ejecting from his T-47 airspeeder just before it rammed the lead… Continue reading Richard Oldfield – AKA – Rebel Pilot Derek ‘Hobbie’ Klivian

Tina Simmons – AKA – ‘Rebel Technician’

Tina Simmons is one of the actresses to portray characters for both Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment. She portrayed Rebel Technician in ‘Return of the Jedi’. Tina also appeared in such much loved classics as ‘Superman III’, ‘Supergirl’, ‘The Dark Knight’, ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, ‘Mission Impossible’, ‘Die Another Day’, ‘A… Continue reading Tina Simmons – AKA – ‘Rebel Technician’

Sarah Scarer Smith – Face & Body Artist

Sarah Scarer Smith is a professional Face & Body Artist who spends hours re-creating superheroes, comic book villains, manga characters and many other characters and images on the skin of dedicated models to bring fiction into life.

Jamie Seymour – Props and Special Effects Specialist

Jamie’s professional work includes such iconic cinematic hits as: 2016 Doctor Strange (props) 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (props) 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (props) 2013 Thor: The Dark World (props) Special effects 2017 Beauty and the Beast (special effects) 2015 Game of Thrones (TV Series) (special effects – 1 episode)

Sandeep Mohan – AKA – ‘First Order Stormtrooper & Scarif/Shore Trooper’

Sandeep has appeared in ‘The Force Awakens’ as a Nope Trooper and is also known for appearing in other major productions, such as ‘Fan’, ‘Rogue One’, ‘Prince of Persia’, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2’, ‘Skyfall’, ‘World War Z’, ‘Edge of Tomorrow’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and many others. Apart from appearing in… Continue reading Sandeep Mohan – AKA – ‘First Order Stormtrooper & Scarif/Shore Trooper’

Steven Bratter – Hollywood Studio Executive Producer / Screen Writer

Originally from Minnesota, Steven has had over 25 years experience in the industry working with some of the biggest names in show business, including Sylvestor Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Joel Silver, Howard Kazanjian, Stan Lee, Jon Landau and Benjamin Bratt. Steve’s magnificent contribution to the cinema and the film industry is attributed to such… Continue reading Steven Bratter – Hollywood Studio Executive Producer / Screen Writer

Simone Michaux – Costume Prop Maker

Costume Prop Maker Simone Michaux has over 12 years of experience in film, TV and Theatre. She’s worked on both Marvel and DC movies plus various other much loved and admired productions from the likes of Game of Thrones and The Legend of the Seeker to Power Rangers and Dr Who.

Will Bazeley – Special Effects Engineer

His professional work span for 10 years and includes such iconic cinematic hits as: 2018 Jungle Book (special effects technician), 2017 Beauty and the Beast (special effects), 2016 Doctor Strange (Motion Control Specialist), 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (special effects), 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (special effects), 2013 47 Ronin (SFX assistant technician), 2013 Thor:… Continue reading Will Bazeley – Special Effects Engineer

Lance Tooks – Illustrator, Comic, Motion Graphics Artist

Meet an artist whose work has appeared in more than 100 television commercials, films and music videos. New York born Lance Tooks, co-editor of African-American Classics, began his comics career as a Marvel Comics assistant editor. Since then Lance has self-published the comics Danger Funnies, Divided by Infinity and Muthafucka, and illustrated The Black Panthers… Continue reading Lance Tooks – Illustrator, Comic, Motion Graphics Artist

JP Mortiboys – The Sword Guy

Obsessed with swords and swordplay since childhood, JP discovered Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) in 2010 and finally realised his dream of learning how to hit other people with big swords. Safely. Ish. Specialising in Liechtenauer longsword, with forays into Fiore, occasional thrusts into polearms and sideswipes into sword & buckler, wrestling, and dagger, he… Continue reading JP Mortiboys – The Sword Guy

Asociación Wyverns – LARP

LARP – Live Action Role Play is a type of an interactive and imaginative game where a group of people wear costumes representing a character they created and participate in an agreed fantasy world of their own creation. Asociación Wyverns will show participants how to create LARP weapons, Costumes and Accessories. You will be also… Continue reading Asociación Wyverns – LARP

Kororo – Cosplay

Her name is Aroa, but she is better known in Cosplay world as Kororo. She started Cosplay journey 5 years ago and since then she got to love it more and more with every costume she made. She specialises in armour and props, but she also does a lot of characterization and makeup FX “This… Continue reading Kororo – Cosplay

Kokonoe –Cosplay

Kokonoe have been a cosplayer since 2011, She loves the old animes and Cosplay of videogames (especially of the 90). She specialises in wigs for characterisation. Kokonoe began to make Cosplay very lost, without a goal, today Cosplay opened her doors to many Comic cons and allowed her to meet many people around the world.

Ian Cholo – Cosplay

He started 10 years ago with simple cosplays. Two years ago he got into it more serious. He is a fashion designer and a journalist of “La Vida en Cosplay”, winner of several cosplay contests and judge many competitions.

SN Battle Reports

Hi Guys, Steven Pardo here, founder of SN Battle Reports. SN Battle Reports kicked off 3 years ago as a side project between two friends in a local wargaming club on the Rock of Gibraltar. The premise was to recreate the feel of the classic 40K White Dwarf battle reports of yore and bring this… Continue reading SN Battle Reports