So we’ve had some questions with regards to various facilities we’ll have, so here’s a rundown of just a few things we’ll have at the con. Food and Drink We will have a variety of food and drinks available at the con, hot and cold by our lovely caterers, this was realised after receiving valuable… Continue reading #13: Facilities
Welcome to the first edition of “Exhibit Space Do’s and Don’ts!” We’re back with another helpful list of tips and tricks to help you navigate our Exhibit Hall and enjoy a safe Gibraltar International Comic Con 2018. DO! know what a floor manager is & how to spot them GiCC’s Exhibit Space is a vibrant… Continue reading #03: Gibraltar International Comic Con’s Exhibit Space Do’s and Don’ts
One of our favorite parts of Gibraltar International Comic Con is the cosplay! From Spiderman and Blackwidow to Jasmine and Aladdin, the lobby and Exhibit Hall are often filled with amazing costumes. However, the safety of our attendees and guests is our number one priority. If your costume includes a prop or weapon, it must be checked… Continue reading #02: Cosplaying at GiCC 2018
Local Artists and Cosplayers also feature at GiCC 2018!! Aspiring to be a Cosplayer or learning how to unleash your creative juices??? Here is your chance to ask all the questions you need, to join us on this adventure and be taken through the experiences of accomplished actors and guests. From our local pool of… Continue reading #06: Local Artists and Cosplayers
Earlier, we spoke about Cosplay rules, health and safety and competition entries, if you didn’t read them please do so here. Today we’re giving tips on Cosplay and Convention Etiquette, which is slightly different. You don’t have to be accurate. Although it’s good to look like the character you’re portraying, you don’t need to be… Continue reading #05: You Dont Have to Be Accurate!!
May the epic countdown begin! We’re a mere 30 days away from Gibraltar International Comic Con 2018! Let’s start with a short history lesson, shall we? Once upon a time, there were a group of creatives going by the name of Sunbow Projects, who wanted to organize an event encompassing all the makings of the… Continue reading #01: The Gibraltar International Comic Con 30-Day Countdown!
Gibraltar International Comic Con 2018 is proud to showcase the special guests joining us on May the 4th to the 6th! We have some brilliant creators from the worlds of comic books, graphic novels, science fiction and fantasy books by the likes of Game of Thrones, This year’s confirmed international special guests include: Tim Russ,… Continue reading #04: Round up of guests to GiCC 2018!!
No, not more rules! Here are some tips for entering the cosplay competitions. Prove it. If you’ve spent ages working on your cosplay, and you’re proud of your endeavours, then why not showcase you work in progress? This isn’t necessary of course, but if you had a few pictures in a small booklet with how… Continue reading #07: Competition Tips
Along with local retail shops and communities, there will be an artists area with a lot of talented artists displaying their fine work. Here are a few tips on the Artist stalls: First contact. A lot of the artists won’t have all of their work on display, they generally have a facebook page or a… Continue reading #08: Artist Stalls
This year’s GiCC guest list is a massive 4x bigger than last year’s first ever GiCC and they are awesome! Here are some tips to help you optimise your experience! Read up on your guests – “May the Force be with you, Tuvok!” Although most guests are known for a certain role in your favourite… Continue reading #09: Meet Our Guests
It’s Friday, Friday… gotta get down on Friday. Everybody’s lookin’ forward to GiCC 2018! Hop in the back seat and head on down to Gibraltar International Comic Con on Friday the 4th of May to experience all the fun, fun, fun we have to offer! Are you looking to get into the creative biz? Your… Continue reading #16: GiCC Friday is FUN, FUN, FUN!
If you’re coming to Gibraltar International Comic Con in costume and that costume includes any kind of prop or weapon, you’re going to have to have it checked and tagged at one of our Costume Props Check Desks at the event. Here are some things to keep in mind when going to GiCC 2018 in… Continue reading #10: Costume Props Check Desks at Gibraltar International Comic Con 2018!
If you’re from out of town and reading this, you’re probably coming to Gibraltar specifically for the Comic-Con. But there’s a whole, big, beautiful city out there beyond the walls of the Convention Center, and we whole-heartedly recommend you see at least some of it. In addition to Little Bay and Rosia beach, Europa Point… Continue reading #11: Visit Gibraltar!
So this year, GiCC have invited the popular K-Pop group ‘Smile and be Happy’ to kick off our K-Pop competition with a bang, gundam style…but what is K-pop? What is K-Pop? K-pop or otherwise called Korean pop is a musical genre of electronic, hip-hop, pop, rock, and R&B music originating in South Korea. In addition to… Continue reading #12: K-Pop Competition
It’s not all fun and games… Ow wait…YES IT IS! Last year the tabletop community joined GiCC and left its mark. From introducing us to various easy to play board and card games, to having an interactive live role-playing game bringing the imagination to life with excellent storytelling and improvisation. This year we want you… Continue reading #14: Tabletop Gaming
Countdown to GiCC has begun and only 15 days left till the big weekend. Below are some basic but essential tips on preparing for the day. Have a plan We’ll have a schedule of seminars, competitions etc.. for our guests, make sure you know what’s going on and when so you don’t miss out on… Continue reading #15: Essentials!
Welcome to #17 of our GiCC Tips! We’ve had a lot of questions about Children, and if the GiCC event will cater for them. The answer is YES, absolutely! But here are a few tips for the parents or guardians: Weather So far our weather forecast for May 4th-6th says it’s going to be good… Continue reading #17: Kids Zone
This year, we are bringing guests from all sections of social media, and they will be at the event showing the world the awesomeness that is the Gibraltar International Comic Con!! Here are a few tips on how to get involved. Do your research. Have a look at our guests and their related social media accounts… Continue reading #18: Vlogging, Blogging, Facebooking and Instagramming