Hobbit and A-Team stars headline Malta’s first Comics and Pop Culture Expo

Just in time for Halloween, the first edition of the Malta Comics and Pop Culture expo invites you to sit alongside Dirk Benedict (The A-Team) and Sylvester McCoy (Dr Who, The Hobbit) among others.

Debuting for Halloween weekend, the Malta Comics and Pop Culture expo will take place at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta on October 31 and November 2.

During the Expo, visitors will be able to attend panels or even meet up with known TV and film personalities. The guest line-up includes Dirk Benedict (‘Faceman’ from The A-Team), Robert Picardo (The Doctor from Star Trek: Voyager) and Sylvester McCoy (the 7th Dr Who and Radagast the Brown from The Hobbit).

Maltese-British actor Joseph Gatt will also be joining the fray. The real-life physical presence for Kratos in the popular video-game God of War, Gatt also starred in blockbusters like Thor and in the hit series Game of Thrones, will be part of the Expo, together with over 30 local and international writers, directors, artists ranging from Marvel, DC Comics and 2000AD.

Taking place just in time for Halloween, the Expo will also be organising cosplay competitions, with rooms set up for tabletop gaming and video gaming.

Professionals will also be on hand to offer advice to aspiring artists. These will range from comic book publishers to movie and TV studios, videogame companies, and others.

The event will also feature live performances from Colour Blind, Gianni, Cryptic Street, Scar and Jennifer Cihi will guarantee attendees a weekend to remember.

For more information log on to www.maltacomicsexpo.com

Read our interview with Joseph Gatt

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