|One 6' x 2½' Table (minimum booking)||£40|
|Each Additional 6' x 2½' Table||+ £20|
|Each 6' x 2½' Backing Table||+ £10|
|Additional Trader Passes (2 included with booking)||+ £2.50|
Each Table is a standard 6' conference-style folding table, which will measure approx 6' x 2½'). Backing Tables will be the same size.
If you wish to book for this event then please download the booking form and email back to firstname.lastname@example.org
02/05/17 - Unfortunately, Andy has had to pull out of appearing at this year's convention, due to family commitments. We wish him all the best, and hope that he'll be able to make it to next year's event.
Andy Chambers is a veteran writer and games designer with more than twenty five years experience. He is best known for his work in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. From 1990 to 2004 he worked at Games Workshop as lead designer for three editions of the Warhammer 40,000 miniatures game (2nd 3rd and 4th), as well as titles like Warhammer Fantasy Battle, Necromunda, Space Marine, Titan Legions, Epic 40,000, Gorkamorka and Battlefleet Gothic. Andy moved into PC gaming to work on the hit real time strategy game Starcraft 2 at Activision Blizzard. Andy is now working as creative director for Reforged Studios and as a creative consultant for Phoenix Labs in addition to designing worlds and writing fiction for a variety of other publishers including; Black Library, Fantasy Flight games, Hawk Wargames, Warlord Games, Dust Studios, Playmotion and Sega Interactive.
|Conor Boyle is an artist on the recent Hook Jaw mini-series, with Si Spurrier, Giulia Brusco & Rob Steen (Titan Comics). Conor has also drawn comics for many independent publishers including Accent UK, Dead Canary Comics, FutureQuake Press and drew the award winning graphic novel "1314: On Dangerous Ground" for the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre (National Trust for Scotland). He is also one half of Disconnected Press, set up in 2011 to promote up-and-coming comics creators in the UK.|
|The Etherington Brothers 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!|
|Steve Lockley is the author of around a hundred short stories,including a couple of appearances in Doctor Who anthologies. 'Always a Dancer', a collection of his supernatural short fiction was published by FoxSpirit in 2015. He also has written almost 20 novels (though his name does not appear on all them). His most recent novel is 'The Empty Desk' based on the characters from the popular TV series 'Ghost Whisperer'. He has also written stories set in the worlds of Urban Gothic, Battletech, Arkham Horror and Zombies v Robots. He is part of the team that writes the Veil Knights series of Urban Fantasy novels as Rowan Casey.
With Mike O'Driscoll, Steve was awarded the British Fantasy Society Special Award in 1996 for their work on the Welcome to my Nightmare horror convention held in Swansea. Steve has also served as a judge for the World Fantasy Awards.
|Dylan Teague has been working in comics for about 20 years. He's done most of his work for 2000AD and Judge Dredd The Megazine. More recently he's branched out into the French market working on two graphic novels for Delcourt and one for Kennes Editions.|
24/05/17 - We regret to announce that, for reasons beyond our control, Simon Williams has had to cancel his appearance at this weekend's Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention. Simon sends his apologies, and hopes that he'll be able to make it to next year's event.
Simon Williamsis a UK based professional comic artist who has worked on several Panini/Marvel UK titles, including TRANSFORMERS, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN, DEATH'S HEAD and MARVEL HEROES. His work has also featured in various American publications, including TRANSFORMERS: BEAST WARS and MARS ATTACKS JUDGE DREDD from IDW, Erik Larsen's SAVAGE DRAGON, published by Image Comics, and WWE SUPERSTARS from Super Genius comics.
|Dyfrig Griffiths, (aka Iron Warrior Cosplay) will be our guest judge for the Cosplay Competition at this year's convention!
Widely known as Dyfrig the Ghostbuster, the founder of The Carmarthenshire Ghostbusters, has now set out on a new cosplay adventure as a 9ft tall Iron Warrior Space Marine from the Warhammer 40,000 setting.
Dyfrig is also known as Professor Verymental, an acclaimed tribute act to Professor Elemental, performing at various venues over the country, along with some live performances with the Professor himself and also Mr.B the Gentleman Rhymer.
He started his cosplay journey as a steampunk character of his own creation and has been in love with cosplay ever since. He's a friendly, all round decent chap and if his beard doesn't grab your attention, his booming voice certainly will.
|3D Fantasy Art showcases the artwork of Deedee Davies. She creates fantasy, horror and gothic art using 3D modelling and rendering programmes. 3D Fantasy Art has been in business for around 10 years and offers a range of services, from book covers and CD artwork to custom character portraits. A range of framed and unframed prints and postcards will be on sale at Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention 2017|
You can find out more about 3D Fantasy Art at www.3dfantasyart.co.uk
|AJ King is the author of the trilogy "The Power Vested in Me".|
|Beth Rose Jewellery make all kinds of jewellery with a geeky theme. They have a large collection for all ages and fandoms including Anime, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, and Pokemon with many items made to order. Charm bracelets are available and can be customized with any charms.|
|Blotz are a manufacturer of wargaming terrain, buildings, accessories and tokens for a variety of scales and genres using MDF and acrylic. Whether you play historical, fantasy or sci-fi games chances are they have something for you.|
|Cardiff Comics have a whole range of fantastic comic books at amazing prices!!|
|Chibi Cat Comics, located in Wales UK, is a cute comic and clothing store that sells adorable merchandise inspired by Japan! With our cheerful mascot Chibi Cat our goal is to make the world a kawaii place.|
|Geek on, geek out, geek now. The Comic Hutt are a small independent collectibles store based in Carmarthen. Stocking Funko Pops, hand-crafted items and other collectible items for every geek's needs!|
|The Comic Man is a family run business selling comics, magazines, graphic novels. They started off in Newport indoor market upstairs but now just do comic marts and conventions.|
|Crefftau Hendy Crafts handcraft jewellery, cards, hair accessories and more with a geeky theme to many of their items. Many items can be made to order, or personalised to your requirements. They also create a range of Welsh language cards and gifts for special occasions.|
|Deadstar Publishing was launched seven years ago with the intention of showcasing new talent by publishing books, comics and graphic novels with a focus on horror, science fiction and fantasy. They 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. |
Their current flagship titles are Dexter’s Half Dozen (nominated in 2014 for a Stan Lee True Believers Award) and the family friendly Dolphin Squad graphic novel.
| Disconnected Press came into being in 2011, the brainchild of writer Lizzie Boyle and artist Conor Boyle.
They believe that words and pictures matter, and they matter more when they are together.They believe that comics can make you laugh, cry, love, sing, sleep, weep, jump, fall, hunch, slouch, wave, dance, scream, hide and all points in between.They want Disconnected Press to showcase emerging talent in the UK comics world to people who read comics, and to people who don’t.
|Every Artist is a Cannibal showcases the work of Huw William, a freelance artist/illustrator and art teacher based in Swansea South Wales. His artwork is inspired by and strives to capture famous and iconic characters from film, animation and comics, by putting his own twist on them, and reminding you of why you love these characters so much!|
|The Franology is an artist who uses both traditional and digital mediums to communicate a variety of themes within the different bodies of her work. Taking influences from her surrounding environment and the people around her, Fran has developed her own tastes and styles that have become fundamental in the artwork she produces. She specialises in artwork for bands, music labels and tattoo designs. The cult movie posters she has designed have become very popular and has exhibited the in a variety of venues across the country.|
|THE FREAKS, GEEKS AND AUTOGRAPHS STORE - Autograph, collectibles, record and memorabilia store located in Swansea City Centre, South Wales, UK.|
|The Gamers' Emporium are Swansea’s independent retailer of board, card, miniature and role-playing games.|
|Hairy Ray's Bazaar is the place to get your preloved gaming goodies!|
|Ironclad Miniatures produce ranges of 28mm figures for Victorian Sci-Fi, the Northwest Frontier and the Boxer Rebellion. They also produce resin scenery for 15mm, 20mm and 28mm scales.|
|I AM IRONMAN FOR HIRE is one of the most realistic Iron Man suits in the UK and Europe. They offer the opportunity to hire the leader of the Avengers to make a memorable appearance at your child's birthday party, event promotion or celebration.|
|JP Illustrations is all about fun, cute & unique artwork. Whether it’s original or fan art based, watercolour or digital artwork it’s always pushed to the limits. They have also recently branched out into handmade clay creations with brooches, mini bowls & more.|
| Kathryn Millsis a Comic artist based in Cardiff, first comic now on sale with full length series to follow. Also on sale, mini-series strips and caricature drawings.
The main comic series, Welcome to the World, tells the story of Kerri Knight as her alter ego, Killer King, in an online game designed by the government to take away people's real world limitations and disabilities. Inspired by real life events, Kerri now has to face a brand new world, filled with new people, and problems, she could never have imagined.
|Kellerkraft produces a variety of cute characters, keyrings and collectibles in the super-cool medium of yarn. All products are hand crocheted and therefore unique.|
|Little Dragon Designs creates original fantasy artwork in a variety of mediums. They craft beautiful one of a kind handmade sculptures of dragons and other creatures from polymer clay - from large statues and decorated boxes, to tiny little dragons nestled inside pocket watch cases! They create unique artwork including hand painted semi-precious stones that form stunning and unusual pieces of art and they also now have their own growing range of high quality pewter pendants cast from our original sculptures.|
|Lucius Arts are based in Swansea. They take commissions from the UK and overseas, and currently specialise in celebrity portraits. They also take commissions from a diverse range such as family, children, pets, and illustration work. They’ve had two recent exhibitions: the first was in London for Prince 30th anniversary of Purple Rain, and the second took place in Stoke on Trent for Robbie Williams children’s charity Donna Louise Children's Hospice.|
| Mad Jock Games was founded in 2011 with the help of the GamesLab knowledge transfer center collaborating with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. The studio is run by an angry Scotsman, a jaded Welshman and a drunk Englishman in a blatant attempt to get a grant; the members of the team have however previously been involved with Bafta Cymru nominated and winning projects.
|Making Shtuff produce creepy, occult crafts, jewellery and custom made costumes.|
|Minamo Foods are a specialised Japanese food retailer based in London. Their products are directly sourced from Japan and include Dragonball Ramune, One-Piece Ramune, Pokemon Choco and much more!|
|Naturally Kind Food is run by Andy and his partner Sara. They are both
long term vegans and dedicate their time to creating delicious cakes and desserts which are then baked and prepared for their lovely customers.|
Their main aim is to show people that vegan food can taste truly amazing. Long gone are the days when all you can eat as a vegan is tofu and lentils !
| Nerd Central Comics are a comic and collectable shop based in Neath Indoor Market. |
They deal in back issues from publishers such as Marvel and DC and indie such as Vertigo, Image, Top Cow and Cross-Gen.
They also supply new comics and provide a monthly subscription service for all your favourite comics.
|Peter James Maggs likes to see himself as a documentarian of the bizarre... but having never seen anything worth documenting he settles for making things up. He is the writer and artist of the webcomic 'The Many Strange Cases of Ghost Jones'.|
|Nick Prolix is the cartoonist behind the retro crime comedy, The Sheep And The Wolves which is serialised in his one-man anthology comic, Nick Prolix’s Slang Pictorial.|
|The Retro Stash are a friendly local independent family run business who specialise in retro games and consoles. Also dealing 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.|
Howard David Ingham is a writer of fiction, games, and criticism. Over the last fifteen years he's written material for about forty books in White Wolf/Onyx Path's Chronicles of Darkness series, including Vampire the Requiem 2nd Edition, Promethean, Changeling and Hunter and has self published MSG™, the classic game of corporate irresponsibility and the mystical fantasy game CHARIOT. |
He's currently writing for Green Ronin Games (makers of Titansgrave, Blue Rose and AGE). He'll be delivering the panel: A Beginner's Guide to Designing Your Own RPG at SCGC and he'll be at the Room 207 Press table for the rest of the day, where he'll be launching his fiction collection, this is not a picture and Cosmic Memory, the new supplement to CHARIOT, which he'll also have available along with a selection of his other books and games.
|Sarah Elliot Is a North East England Author and Swansea University MA Creative and Media Writing Alumni, promoting her current novels and short stories. Sarah graduated from Swansea University in 2009 and her first work was published in 2014 with the current trilogy starting in 2016. She is extremely happy to be back in her University home town.|
|Scentopia provide Alice in Wonderland bathing beauty and relaxation products of a unique, quirky nature|
|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.|
|Swansea Comics Collective, a non-profit group of artists and writers who have been taking the Swansea comics scene by storm since 2008!|
|Digital Biscuit – a small game design team comprised of three students – is showcasing a segment of their game, Taking the Biscuit; a cartoony 2D platformer geared towards children. Players take control of a cat named Biscuit, who runs, jumps, slides and fights her way through a colourful environment to reclaim her cat treats from thieving dogs.|
|UWTSD - Flamingo Ninja are 4th year MA Creative Computer Game Design students from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, showcasing their final major project. |
You are the pilot of an alien war machine, on a dangerous mission to assault an enemy power plant with your squad. You will use the HTC Vive and it's motion controls to fight through waves of enemies piloting your deadly war machine!.
|Imperial Studios is a student led games development team within the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, The small team of three students have been developing for the HTC Vive’s Virtual Reality Platform for the last 6 months.|
Their title, Oark’s Quest is a Virtual Reality Beat ‘Em Up, where you take the role of Oark, an Orc Shaman as he combats elven forces and their ogre minions, with the use of brute force and magical prowess, Oark can block with his magical shields and attack with fireballs.
|Waterstones are the last remaining chain of specialist bookshops on the high street, and with more ways to read than ever, as well as competition from things like the sheer mass of information in the digital space, they are challenged with making their shops welcoming and interesting places to browse and explore, offering outstanding service, and an unrivalled array of bookshop events. They are staffed with passionate, knowledgeable booksellers, selling the right range of books for the local market, and who are ready to recommend that book that you didn’t know you wanted.|