EventsNillumbik Shire Comic Con 2019!

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Nillumbik Shire Comic Con 2019!

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Diamond Valley Library


It’s pop culture overload in May when we hold a Comic Con at three of our libraries!

What is Comic Con?

Comic Con 2019 at Diamond Valley Library will feature a full day of workshops, activities, cosplay dress-up, stalls, food, competitions, exhibitors, fan clubs, video games, technology and more. 

So many great things happening at Diamond Valley:

Interactive Entertainment

Photo Booth Et Cetera

No visit to comic con is complete without a trip to the Photo Booth specialists to keep those new memories.

VR Insanity

Experience the future of gaming and entertainment with the most insane Virtual reality experience available.


Interactive video and board games

Ben McKenzie

Our super host Ben is a Melbourne-based actor, comedian, writer and game designer. Ben has been lead designer at live games company Pop Up Playground since its inception, working on games including Spy Catcher, The Curse, Where in Melbourne is Carmen (or Diego?), The Ride and the hit live bank heist adventure Small Time Criminals.

Alex Wynnter

Workshop: Table top games 2pm

Alex is the Creative Director of Red Genie Games. He designs and develops games, teaches design, manages the Tabletop Game Designers Australia Facebook group and generally is a man about town in the Australian board gaming community.


Workshop: 11am and 2pm

Be inspired and build something amazing with Lego


Ben McKenzie will be hosting and judging our Cosplay competition. There will be cool prizes so get working on your outfit now!

Suzi Starface

Suzi Starface is a professional face-painter, specialising in face-painting and kids craft.

Workshop: Cosplay on a budget - 10am

Judging: 3pm

Comics, Zines and Illustrating

Alternate Worlds

Alex e Clark

Independent Comics

Angie Spice

Illustration and comics

Squishface Studio

Squishface Studio is a cartoonist workspace started by Ben Hutchings in 2011 where you can hang out, draw or buy comics & prints.

Marc McBride

Workshop: 10am and 1pm

Marc McBride has illustrated over fifty book covers and countless magazines


Workshop: 11am and 2pm

Manga drawing classes and workshops


Stalls and Fanclubs

Plutonian Art

Nerdy Bits & Pieces

New Melbourne Browncoats

STARFLEET USS Southern Cross Fan Club

Still not convinced? Watch the video from last year.

This event is supported by Nillumbik Shire Council

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