Posted by Dan Kuseta
26. Jun, 2012
|July 1, 2012|
Most geeks go a little weak at the knees at the mere mention of Comic-con, the annual event that started in San Diego that celebrates everything pop culture – from comics to films, games and toys – in short – everything that is rad.
This weekend Melbourne hosts its first Comic-con, and it looks like being a doozy. OK, I assume it’s going to be a doozy, because their crummy website has more holes in it that The Amazing Spiderman plot. But you can pretty much be assured they’ll be a lot of people in costumes of varying accomplishment, comic books and zombies. Plus the requisite C-grade celebrities that turn a buck peddling the comic-con circuit. It’s awesome.
WHEN: Sat 30 June – Sun 1 July
WHERE: Melbourne Exhibition Centre
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