Torino Comics – Comics and Games invade the city of Turin

Dear comics-addicts, make sure you are free on 13th, 14th and 15th April because there will be great surprises in Turin, Italy!

“Torino Comics”Comics, games and cosplays – is coming back to Turin at Pavilion 3 of Lingotto Fiere with a programme full of events, meetings with special guests, initiatives and games open to everyone. Special guest of this edition will be Terry Moore, the author of the series Strangers in Paradise, Echo and Rachel Rising.

Other important Italian authors who will be present this year are: Paolo Barbieri, Gabriele dell’Otto, Bepi Vigna, Andrea Serio, Fulvio Gatti, Patrizio Evangelisti, Francesca Mengozzi, Renzo Calegari, Niccolò Storai, Massimiliano Frezzato, Giovanni Marcora.

Among the several exhibitions scheduled, you’ll find “Mignolina” by H.C. Andersen, “Premio Pietro Miccia” an exhibition of the top 10 of 2012, “Pinocchio, mon ami”, the metaphysic and surreal Pinocchio by Sergio Cavallerin, the “forthcoming future” created by Patrizio Evangelisti for Sturm und Drang.

In the works many events are scheduled. On Friday 13th April in Sala Moliterni at 2.00 pm there will be STAR WARS FEST. FANS FILM FESTIVAL. CIAK 1 – Battlestar Galactica: The plan, by I.C.A.

At 5 pm, a meeting with the authors Bepi Vigna, Fulvio Gatti and others will be held in the same room: “L’importanza di chiamarla fantascienza” (“The importance of calling it science fiction”), a genre in crisis but also still in fashion.

On Saturday 14th April as mentioned before, the meeting with the special guest Terry Moore at 11 am at Sala Azzurra: charming female heroes and protagonists, intriguing adventures and author storytelling in the work of one of the greatest American comic strip artists. Terry Moore will meet his public and will answer your questions.

Still on Saturday 14th April, at 4 pm in Sala Moliterni, the Fantasy Power Company will present a new project which will take in a future location in Turin authors from all over the world in order to promote initiatives in the field of comics and visual art.

On Sunday 15th April, there will be the funny and great competition among Cosplays at 2 pm in Sala Gialla.

So, many events, surprises and initiatives for celebrating at best the world of comics and fantasy.

We wait for you in Turin from 13th to 15th April 2012.
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