Zombies: The Walking Dead take Barcelona

Posted on 25 January 2011 in Barcelona, always!

Last Tuesday, was presented the 29th International Comic Fair of Barcelona. The great appointment of the world of the comic will celebrate from 14 to 17 in April and it will take place again to the Hall number 8 of the Fira of Barcelona.

Barcelona Comic Fair

Barcelona Comic Fair

This year, the fair will tribute honors to zombies, one of the most influential element of popular culture, both today and traditionally. Àngel Sala, director of the world-known Sitges Fantastic Cinema Festival, will be in charge of the largest exhibit of the Comic Fair, entitled Zombies: Neither dead nor buried. Side activities related to zombies will also take place during the fair, such as makeup workshops, illustration masterclasses and roundtables.

The Comic Fair of Barcelona has an extensive list of foreign invited authors, that there includes names of the height of Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson, creators of the acclaimed series Star City; the scriptwriter Garth Ennis with works like Preacher, The Authority or Crossed; Eddie Campbell, who will present detectives’ Black Diamond agency; Charlie Adlard, draftsman of The Walking Dead or the German author Reinhard Kleist, who will present a biography in cómic of Fidel Castro. France will be represented by stars of the height of the draftsman Arthur De Pins; Camille Jourdy, rewarded in the edition of 2010 of the Festival of Angulema and the recognized French author Edmond Baudoin. Without forgetting Italian authors as Luisa Zancanella, draftsman of Martin Mystère; Angelo Stano, graphical creator of Dylan Dog and Alfredo Castelli and Giancarlo Alesandrini, creators of Martin Mystère.

More inf@: www.ficomic.com

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