|The Etherington Brothers are back for the second year running!. They have been making all-ages comic adventures for over a decade, and are the creators of Long Gone Don, Monkey Nuts, Freaky and Fearless, Baggage and Von Doogan.
They have created comics, stories and art for Star Wars, Transformers, The Phoenix, How to Train Your Dragon, The Dandy, Kung Fu Panda, Wallace & Gromit, Madagascar and James Bond. Their client list includes Disney, Dreamworks, Aardman, the BBC, and many of the world’s largest book publishers. Their books have been translated into several languages, and they have toured the world performing sold out shows on creativity and storytelling.
At the Swansea Comics and Gaming Convention they’ll be brnging their FULL BACK CATALOGUE, and doing FREE sketches with every book sold!
Confirmed Exhibitors and Traders
|A J King is the author of The Power Vested in Me trilogy. The fantasy book tells the story of 5 teenagers (the Stardust) with magical powers and their journeys firstly back in time and then through the Land of Nod to achieve a secret goal- guided by the mysterious Starkey.|
|Comic Hutt are a small business based in Carmarthen, specialising in pop culture, movies, TV & gaming merchandise. They sell Funko Pop Vinyls, collectable figures, keyrings, mugs, badges, stickers, and all things geeky!|
|Crefftau Hendy is the home of handcrafted jewellery, cards, hair accessories and frames, many of which have a geeky nature. Items can be made to order or personalised, and they also offer a range of Welsh cards and gifts. They have recently branched out to include gifts and toys to compliment the handcrafted business.|
|Darren Doyle is a first-time independent trader who aims to bring together all of the most popular comic, film and gaming collectables. His range includes retro games; collectible figures of Game of Thrones, Marvel and DC; Pokemon, Yugioh and other manga trinkets; Mystery boxes and loads more!|
|Eight years ago Deadstar Publishing was launched with the intention of showcasing new talent by publishing books, comics and graphic novels with a focus on horror, science fiction and fantasy. We wanted to help creators get noticed and started with Rising Stars volume 1 – alumni from which have gone on to make comics their full time career. Our current flagship titles are Dexter’s Half Dozen (nominated in 2014 for a Stan Lee True Believers Award) and our family friendly Dolphin Squad graphic novels.|
| Ellenstration showcases the work of artist Ellen, who loves to oil paint.|
She paints mostly in a Fantasy/Pop Surrealism style inspired by fairytales, mythology and magic. She sometimes sell her original paintings, along with prints, postcards and other goodies.
| Jenika ioffreda is the creator of “Vampire Free Style”, self-published and award nominated comic book series about a black cat in a world of vampires, magic and witches.
The series has sold over 5,000 copies in comic conventions around Europe, has been praised by reviewers, has a loyal following and has been requested as set dressing for “This Must Be The Place” movie.
Jenika is an extremely active presence in the European comic conventions circuit with more that 180 appearances over the years. She’s currently self-publishing a new comic book series “Midnight Tea”: the adventures of a 19th century girl who sees ghosts.
|Peter James Maggs s an all ages comic creator. Peter creates comics to tell stories about the worlds that live within his head and give life to the characters that allow him to explore them. He fills most of his creative time making ‘the many strange cases of Ghost Jones’, an all ages supernatural detective webcomic about the unseen world of phantoms that hide underneath the small town of Gloomshire.|
|Nick Prolix is the cartoonist behind the one-person anthology series Nick Prolix’s Slang Pictorial in which I serialise a slice-of-life comedy drama set in 1960s London.|
|The Retro Stash are a friendly local independent family run business who specialise in retro games and consoles and also deal in Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh trading cards and various collectible figures. They buy and trade as well as sell so why not come and see what they have to offer.|
|Rocks Comics (formerly Cardiff Comics) offer Amazing Comic Books at Fantastic Prices!|
|Science Fiction Collectables is Bridgend’s independent toy and gift retailer. Specialising in entertainment brands, most of their products are unique in the area and they can frequently be found bringing their distinctive range to collector events throughout South Wales and the South West.|