Macclesfield’s first ever comic convention, celebrating comics and comic art from around the world and embracing amazing local talent in a collision of comic-book coolness! Join Macclesfield-based cartoonist Marc Jackson and other creators, as they promote this amazing art form. Cosy up to big international names from the world of indie comics and the best local talent including Oliver East, Paul Grist, Leah Moore [I’ll be there too, with the kids], Lew Stringer and Dick Vincent.
See more than 30 of James Kochalka‘s ‘Little Paintings’ sent over specially for Macc-POW!
Browse the stalls, talk to fantastic creators, commission sketches, buy comics, listen to Calvin & Hobbes radio documentary narrated by Phil Jupitus and contribute to a ‘Big Draw‘ to commemorate this grand occasion! Don’t miss these timed events:
11am: screening of acclaimed Cartoon Network mini-series Over the Garden Wall
12 pm: screening of classic Peanuts animation Snoopy Come Home
2 pm: live Skype Q&A with international comics sensation James Kochalka from his studio in Vermont. (Prepare a question in advance if you’d like to ask him something).
3 pm: screening of the first series of Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends
In association with Marc Makes Comics. With thanks to Macclesfield Museums.
Don’t miss the international Phono+Graphic exhibition of the best graphic art album covers.