Melbourne | 8 - 9 June | Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Brisbane | 21 - 22 September | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Sydney | 28 - 29 September | Sydney Showground

Comics Guest

Thomas Campi is an award-winning Italian graphic novelist , after living 6 years in China, he’s been granted the Distinguished Talent Visa and is now a permanent resident in Sydney, Australia. Thomas has been making comics for about 20 years, and his work has been published in Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, Korea, USA, United Kingdom by publishers such as Sergio Bonelli Editore (Italy), Ediciones La Cúpula, LeLombard (France-Belgium), Dupuis (France-Belgium), Munhakdongne (Korea), Coconino (Italy), NBM-Papercutz ( USA ), SelfMadeHero ( UK ) , amongst others. The graphic novels Les Larmes De Seigneur Afghan, written by the RTBF (National Belgian Television) reporter Pascale Bourgaoux and Vincent Zabus, and Macaroni! , script by Zabus , published by Dupuis have been both awarded the Cognito Prize as Best Documentary Graphic Novel at the Belgium Book Fair in Brussels in 2014 and 2016. In 2014 Thomas received the International Spectrum Fantastic Art 21 Gold Comic Award and in 2015 has been also recognised with a Bronze Ledger Award in Australia. He had a solo exhibition “Les Petites Gens” at the Comic Strip Museum of Brussels, Belgium. His latest graphic novel “Joe Shuster – The artist behind Superman” written by Julian Voloj tells the story of Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel the two guys from Cleveland who created Superman has been published internationally in 7 languages. He is currently working in collaboration with Vincent Zabus on “L’ éveile” ( The Awakening ) a graphic novel to be published by Delcourt

Notable WORKS

Truth, Justice and the American Dream: The Men Behind Superman
Margritte: A Graphic Novel