We have invited guests from all over the world to attend our first event.

However we are also very proud to showcase and confirm the following local and national guests:

  • Dan Abnett – Writer on numerous top selling titles for Marvel, DC and 2000ad, including Guardians of the Galaxy, Sinister Dexter and the new Aquaman Rebirth
  • John Bolton – Legendary painter and comic artist. Has worked for Marvel and DC and is about to release his latest work, which is the follow up to the superb “Shame” book entitled “Hope”
  • Laurence Campbell  – Artist for Marvel and Dark Horse Comics. He has worked on top titles such as The Punisher and B.P.R.D

  • Rufus Dayglo – A local hero, Rufus lives right here in Margate and has worked on iconic titles such as 2000ad and Tank Girl
  • Simon Furman – The definitive Transformers writer, he is also famous for his work on Marvel UK titles like Dragon’s Claws and Death’s Head.

  • Kieron Gillen – Acclaimed writer on Marvel’s Darth Vader series, co creator of The Wicked + The Divne and reimagineer of Young Avengers, also for Marvel.
  • Emma Price  – Multidisciplinary graphic designer and illustrator who also goes by the pseudonym Tiny Master.

    When she’s not working on movie campaigns for Disney and Universal Studios, she designs comics, most notably the critically acclaimed Cry Havoc and Savage Town and the all-ages winged-monkey caper Angelic, all from Image Comics.

  • Simon Spurrier – Writer on numerous titles for Rebellion, Marvel, DC Comics, Vertigo and Boom Studios and co creator on Angelic published by Image Comics.
  • Emma Vieceli – Artist on Manga Shakespeare for SelfMadeHero, Young Avengers for Marvel Comics, Back to the Future for IDW and Comic Book Tattoo for Image Comics to name just a few.


This year we are also welcoming some movie actors along to the festival to join the fun and to sign autographs for fans:

  • Paul Warren – Star Wars: The Force Awakens,  Thor: The Dark World and Captian America: The First Avenger
  • Martin Bannatyne – Batman: The Dark Knight, Harry Potter, The Bourne Ultimatum