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  • Charlotte O'Sullivan
  • 29-12-2017 11:53:23

 

FIRST COMIC BOOK ARTIST UNVEILED FOR SCI-FI SCARBOROUGH

Popular comic book artist and Sci-Fi Scarborough regular Gary Erskine will be appearing at the popular Sci-Fi Expo for the whole weekend at Scarborough Spa in 2018.

Gary Erskine has worked for MARVEL, DC Comics, Vertigo, Dark Horse Comics, IMAGE and IDW with writers Mark Millar, Warren Ellis, Garth Ennis, Grant Morrison and James Robinson, on books including The Unwritten, The Massive with Brian Wood, and Grindhouse with Alex De Campi, with characters as diverse as Judge Dredd, Starman, Dan Dare and Captain America. He has also contributed to licenses including Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, Transformers and Terminator. He mentors film students on storyboarding, teaches workshops at schools and is currently writing and publishing ROLLER GRRRLS. Future work includes Incendiary.US and Zachariah Gunn: Dakota.

Erskine has also provided storyboards and concept design work for games industry including Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions and The Edge Of Time, and work for the TV and film industry, and commercially with clients including D'Agostini, SONY, EA Games, COLORS, Team GB British Cycling and the Joshua Agency.

Gary will also be hosting a couple of his Design Your Own... character workshops over the weekend, details to be released nearer the event how to book a place.

Co-organiser Steve Dickinson “Here at SFS we love comics, and we really love comic book artists, especially this one! Welcoming back the fantastic Gary Erskine as our first artist announcement, a fantastic guy who works for the big guns, pop and see him at his table, you won’t regret it”.

Sci-Fi Scarborough is back for the fifth year in the beautiful Victorian Spa Complex over a full weekend with their brilliant mix of amazing guests, authors, movie & TV props, console, retro & table top gaming, comic book artists, indie films, Cosplay competition, panels, software developers, geek pub quiz, live music, collectible traders & Saturday night party, it’s the unconventional convention, run by the fans, for the fans.

The event runs from Saturday 21st April 10am-5pm with the geek pub quiz, party & live music from 6.30pm till late, and Sunday 22nd April 10am-5pm.

Tickets on sale from www.scarboroughspa.co.uk box office or Mojo’s Music Café on Victoria Rd.

Day tickets £15 (under 16s £5 Students £10) Weekend £25 under 5s go free

Any guest appearance is subject to work commitments, and they may cancel at any time.

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Confirmed guests so far are

Dominic Keating - Star Trek: Enterprise Malcolm Reed

Josh Herdman - Gregory Goyle from Harry Potter

Sarah Louise Madison - Doctor Who Weeping Angel

Jamie Hill - Doctor Who The Foretold/The Mummy/The Monk/Mondasian Cyberman/The Silence

Ross Mullan - Game of Thrones White Walker & Doctor Who The Silence/The Teller

Jon Campling - Final Fantasy King Regis & Harry Potter Death Eater

Ken Colley - Star Wars: TESB & ROTJ Admiral Piett

Brian Muir - legendary movie prop sculptor responsible for Vader’s helmet & iconic movie/tv work

Comic Book Artists confirmed currently are Gary Erskine and John McCrea with more to announce shortly.

 

 

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