After Easter and all its rituals like the Procession of the Mysteries, the city of Trapani begins its tourist season with a series of events, including "Trapani Comix", an event linked to the world of comics, animation cinema, the board games and video games.
Trapani Comix is an event co-produced by Nerd Attack and Ente Luglio Musicale Trapanese under the patronage of the Municipality of Trapani and will take place on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May inside the Villa Margherita, which will be transformed for the occasion into a large aerial exhibition, in which various sector operators and specialized shops, comics and cultural associations will participate.
During the two days of the event, various events will also take place, including concerts, screenings, meetings with authors, lectures and workshops, presentations, game sessions and shows dedicated to the world of comics and animation in general.
As for the guests, rich is the parterre of the artists who will step on the stage of the "Giuseppe Di Stefano" theater of the Villa Margherita. They are names that to the general public donīt say anything, but for the many fans of the genre they represent real stars:
Here is a list of guests attending the Trapani Comix kermesse:
Giacomo Muraglia: a young sculptor from Palermo, over the years he has worked in various sculpture workshops putting his skills into practice for the sets of the Universal Studios amusement park in Los Angeles. He currently works on commission as a sculptor, painter and designer in his studio in Palermo.
Silvia Minella: is a versatile artist from Rome who makes costumes, wigs and props; in particular he prefers to work on accessories, weapons and armor. In recent years she has come very close to the costuming environment and has decided to refine her techniques to make it a profession.
Sara Fadda: is a 27-year-old catanese singer who sings the abbreviations of Japanese cartoons in the original language. A passion that has become a profession for her, given that she has already published 10 digital albums, published on important social music and 6 CDs sold on Amazon Japan (and many other upcoming albums).
Giorgia Vecchini: is an Italian cosplayer and has portrayed Sailor Moonīs Sailor Mars until she came to pose for Vogue in the role of Wonder Woman. She is also a television presenter.
JIANPYHERO: he is a 28-year-old boy from Palermo, who works as an insurer, but in his free time he has fun and makes others entertain by becoming a hero of good humor on youtube.
Fumettibrutti: is the pseudonym of Josephine Yole Signorelli, a Catanese artist who wrote a book and is very present on social media, becoming a phenomenon of the network.
Marco Rizzo: Sicilian journalist and writer, he is the most prolific writer and has reconstructed the story of great characters in real life such as Peppino Impastato and Marco Pantani. He has won numerous literary awards and collaborates with various newspapers.
Matteo Volpe: Young youtuber from Rome, he played iconic characters like Ace Ventura, The Mask, Batman, Medioman and many others. Today it is one of the most important and most sought-after presenters in Sicily.
Rave Tube: pseudonym of Andrea Marino, born as a designer and blogger. Always passionate about video games, he manages his own channel with over 180 videos loaded with many visualizations.
Don Alemanno: is a cartoonist, who has transformed a passion in his profession, inventing the character of Jenus of Nazareth. He has published more than 30 volumes on comics and has also written a play.