The 29th Barcelona International Comic Fair, perhaps the most important event in terms of comics in Spain. The Comic Fair will take place at the Hall number 8 of Fira de Barcelona. Access will be available at avenue Maria Cristina. The enclosure of the contest will count on about 19.000 square meters.
The Barcelona International Comic Fair once again features an incredible special guest list, with superstar talent from the worlds of comics and fantasy/horror novels.
The list of confirmed authors attending keeps on growing. From the English language market we have the writers Kurt Busiek, artist of the Arrowsmith, The Avengers, Iron Man. Garth Ennis, the cartoonists Eddie Campbell and Charlie Adlard, plus Brian Azzarello and Dave Johnson, the scriptwriter and cover-page designer of one of the happiest surprises of recent years.
From Italy, a group of writers from Escola Bonelli, the leading comic publishers in our neighbouring country, are coming, along with veteran cartoonists Alfredo Castelli, he has written histories of Dylan Dog, Zagor or Mister No, and others guests: Giancarlo Alessandrini and Angelo Stano.
At the eleventh hour, a great connoisseur of our city, Annie Goetzinger ("Felina", "Barcelonight"), will be joining the ranks of French cartoonists like Arthur de Pins , Camille Jourdy and Edmond Baudoin , as well as the German Reinhard Kleist, who is presenting "Castro", a biography of the Cuban leader.
And also Spanish Comic-Book professionals (creators, publishers, distributors, sellers, critics and specialized journalists.
The comic fair will open at 10:00 a.m. each morning. On Thursday and Sunday, the fair closes at 20:00 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, the fair closes at 21:00 p.m.
Tickets for the Comic Fair cost from 2 € to 6 € per day. This ticket is valid for one person and for one day. Ticket prices remain the same for throughout the duration of the fair. Every ticket holder will receive a free comic on presenting their ticket at the FICOMIC stand.
More details and more information about the 29th Barcelona Internacional Comic Fair can be found at online at the website.
How to reach the Hall number 8 of Fira de Barcelona from our Hostel in Barcelona?
Take the Metro Line 1 (Fondo / Hospital de Bellvitge) from Clot Arago Station at a 2 minutes walking distance form our Hostel in Barcelona, and after 9 stops get off at Espanya Square.
A stay in Barcelona Urbany Hostel can provide the place for comic book fans, Backpackers Barcelona to enjoy the fair a especial cheap prices.
Happy weekend from our Barcelona Urbany Hostel!