Wellington City Libraries is partnering with the National Library of New Zealand to put on ComicFest 2021, the country’s largest celebration of home-grown comics and their creators.
We have the biggest names in NZ’s comic and graphic industry, including Kay O’Neill (The Tea Dragon Chronicles), Jonathan King (The Inkberg Enigma) and Selina Tusitala Marsh (Mophead) joining us for workshops, talks, presentations, meet-and-greets, book signings, panel discussions, live drawing, and more.
As well as all of these exciting events, there is a drawing competition, a cosplay competition, both with heaps of awesome prizes up for grabs, and literally thousands of FREE comics to give away, courtesy of Graphic on Cuba St.
If you have even a passing interest in comic books or graphic novels of all shapes and sizes, you won’t want to miss this celebration of creativity and passion – check out the full details at www.wcl.govt.nz/comicfest.
Where? National Library of New Zealand, 70 Molesworth Street, Thorndon
When? Saturday 21 August, 9.00am – 5.00pm
What? ComicFest 2021, the country’s largest celebration of New Zealand comics and their creators
Cost? All ComicFest events are totally free, but some require registration. Check out the programme for the full details: www.wcl.govt.nz/comicfest