The Comicon program: all events, meetings and previews

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Finally the Comicon program to be held at Mostra d'Oltremare of Fuorigrotta, Napoli, and we can consult all the events that will enrich these 4 days dense with organisers' activities, initiatives, meetings, previews, projections and much more.

Surely the most anticipated appointments are the encounters with one's idols, between comic book authors, designers, youtuber, actors and disseminators.

There will be video game tournaments, the presentation of new board games that can also be played at the moment, the international, the concerts at the Flegrea Arena and much more.

There are also many refreshment points, trucks, the medieval area where we can use the bow and arrow, swords and find out how people fought in the past. There map of the Comicon reveals where all these places are. We remind you that those who have the subscription can withdraw the Survival Kit.

The complete program

Friday April 22th

  • 10:30 - 13:30
    Information and cinema in Disney comics. Training course of the Order of Journalists
    Sala Italia Tv and Cinema Series
  • 10:50 - 11:25
    FIFA - Preshow
    ESL Arena Video Game
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Handala. The work of the greatest Palestinian cartoonist, Naji al-Ali.
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 11:00 - 15:00
    The Batman
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 11:25 - 12:50
    FIFA - First Tournament
    ESL Arena Video Game
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Comix & Digital. A European comic project, in collaboration with Erasmus +
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Basic techniques and materials for creating an armor
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 12:00 - 13:30
    Playing in Yellow. Conference with crime.
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 12:50 - 14:30
    FIFA - Second Tournament
    ESL Arena Video Game
  • 13:00 - 13:45
    Pioneers of the original plates. The adventure of the Leuké Gallery
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Being a mangaka in Italy: useful tips
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Visions. From the Rising Sun, 9 shorts for the distant galaxy of Star Wars
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Visions. From the Rising Sun, 9 shorts for the distant galaxy of Star Wars
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 13:45 - 14:30
    RW Edizioni presents: #weareastromica
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Matthew Casali
    Cartoon Autographs Point
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Federica Croci
    Cartoon Autographs Point
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Japanese idols. From Japan to global success.
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 14:00 - 15:30
    Kendo, ninjutsu, karate and iaido, demonstrations by the Samurai Academy of Naples
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    The complex game of feedback in Game Design
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Content creation style. New ways to tell gaming
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 14:30 - 15:55
    FIFA - Third Tournament
    ESL Arena Video Game
  • 14:45 - 15:45
    Fantamarketing for the fantafuturo. Science fiction reimagines our life with brands
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 14:45 - 15:40
    CDA - Christians of Oats
    Main Stage Live
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Cast away! Telling and commenting on gaming live.
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    PizzaCon presents: pizza and Italian food in Japanese culture
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Panini Comics presents. Batman, DC and Panini - the first conference!
    Comic Auditorium
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Interview with Leon Chiro and Elizabeth Rage
    Music Dojo Cosplay
  • 15:30 - 16:30
    Commissioner Ricciardi, The Crocodile Method and Pizzofalcone's Bastards. The comic universe of Maurizio De Giovanni
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 15:50 - 16:50
    K-Pop Crew Battle Festival
    Main Stage Live
  • 15:55 - 17:40
    FIFA - Fourth Tournament
    ESL Arena Video Game
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    Comics from space, and back (hopefully) with Leo Ortolani.
    Hyper Stage Comic
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    Manga techniques. Drawing the hair
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    From Final Fantasy to RPG! When souls meet jrpg and dice
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    PizzaCon presents: Porzio and Lioniello, between Instagram at TikTok
    Sala Italia Tv and Cinema Series
  • 16:30 - 17:30
    The Art of Frank Cho. A dialogue with a protagonist of American comics
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 16:30 - 17:00
    Arex & Vastatore and Glitter & Candy
    Music Dojo Kids
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    Indie development. The international adventure of video game development in Italy.
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 17:00 - 17:30
    bove
    Main Stage Live
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    A black widow at COMICON: Yolanda Lynes
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 17:00 - 18:30
    riae
    Cartoon Autographs Point
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    Racing cars and Clouds. The aviation between popular culture and author's drawing
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    J-Pop Manga Presents: Crunchyroll Anime Party. Special Preview Dance Dance Danseur Episodes 1-2
    Italy Asian Room
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    BERSERK. Kentaro Miura's legacy
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 17:30 - 18:30
    Panini Comics presents. Totò, Don Quixote's heir
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 17:40 - 18:20
    FIFA - Semifinal
    ESL Arena Video Game
  • 17:45 - 18:40
    In the Taver
    Main Stage Live
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    How to build the best dungeon in the world!
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    Manga Heroes. The great exhibition on the history of anime and manga.
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 18:00 - 18:30
    Random Dance 2022
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 18:20 - 19:00
    FIFA - Final
    ESL Arena Video Game
Spiderman at the Comicon
Spiderman (Photo source: Comicon Facebook page)

Saturday April 23th

  • 10:30 - 11:30
    Alu Comics. CIAL and COMICON together for a comic contest on the theme of recycling.
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Manga techniques. Draw facial expressions
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Game, Start! Opening ceremony of the Italian Game Jam
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Esports pills
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 11:30 - 12:30
    Comics, from self-production to publishing. A workshop with Invitalia
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 11:30 - 12:00
    DASK Kpop teaser
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 11:30 - 12:30
    Inntale presents: The role-playing game on the web
    Sala Italia Game
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Playing in Yellow. Conference with crime.
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Crossmedia Today. Beyond gaming, beyond cinema.
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Random Dance 20s
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Meeting (and surprises) with the publisher Goen
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 12:30 - 13:30
    Physics and Chemistry in superheroes. The history of science in comics, told by Dario Bressanini
    Sala Italia Comics
  • 12:30 - 13:00
    GaxWin
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 12:30 - 13:20
    Bim Bum Bam band
    Main Stage Live
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Leon Chiro and Elizabeth Rage, interview
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 13:00 - 13:45
    Illustration and board games. How to make design functional for playful use?
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Gaming storytelling. Creating and writing stories for video games
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 13:30 - 16:00
    Cosplay Challenge PRO
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 13:30 - 16:00
    Cosplay Challenge PRO
    Cosplay Auditorium
  • 13:30 - 14:00
    Kai Iden, Inaki Japanimation Game Show
    Main Stage Live
  • 14:00 - 16:00
    HALO
    Sala Italia Tv and Cinema Series
  • 14:00 - 15:10
    K-Pop Crew Battle Festival
    Main Stage Live
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Edizioni BD presents BD Next: the promises of Italian comics
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Nerd VS Glamor: “The Pupa and the Nerdy” meets COMICON
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    EVA IMPACT presents: "Evangelion Resurrections"
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Force Quiz with Star Wars themed prizes
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 14:30 - 16:00
    Dario Bressanini
    Cartoon Autographs Point
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Licia Troisi and fantasy in the multiverse. A dialogue with Manlio Castagna
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Manga: 30 years of Japanese comics
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Kendo, ninjutsu, karate and iaido, demonstrations by the Samurai Academy of Naples
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    In my shoes. Communication 2.0: the power of social and modern media
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 15:15 - 16:15
    Your business is your story. Invitalia presents the support measures Resto al Sud and Cultura Crea 2.0
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 15:20 - 16:20
    K-Pop Show: Forward Crew, DASK, Starry Sky KJ
    Main Stage Live
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    MAYUMI Anison Live
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    Panini Comics presents. Marvel and Panini Comics - when universes collide!
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    To all of Romcom
    Italy Asian Room
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    Music Talk. Preview of the manga of Melancholia: Sleep Mode
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 16:30 - 17:30
    PizzaCon Presents: Pizza, Game and County Hobbit
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 16:30 - 18:00
    bang bang baby
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 16:30 - 17:30
    TheRivati
    Main Stage Live
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    Drawing bodies. When drawing challenges the expression of bodies.
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    Boys Love: why is talking about BL to the general public so difficult?
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    K-Pop Fight Fest only
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 17:30 - 18:30
    Literature, Cosplay, LARP. Telling or "living" the stories? With Licia Troisi
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 17:30 - 18:30
    Thru Collected
    Main Stage Live
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    Scottecs is Sio. National preview of the documentary by Slim Dogs
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    Mutations from the future. New biological and political forms await us?
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 18:00 - 18:30
    Cyberbullying, how to deal with it? By Open Fiber
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    Dante Shinkyoku. A book on Go Nagai's Divine Comedy
    Hiroba Asian meeting
Sio
Sio (Photo source: Repubblica)

Sunday April 24

  • 10:00 - 11:00
    The first job as a cartoonist. The story of how it went, seen by four professionals
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    The sign of Akab. The influence and legacy of an underground master.
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Gekiga, or the 'forgotten' manga reader
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Play with Korejaaaa
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 11:00 - 13:00
    Me and Lulu
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 11:00 - 13:30
    Dario Sansone and Francesco Filippini in "ANEEMA - Songs in E / motion"
    Sala Italia Tv and Cinema Series
  • 11:30 - 12:20
    K-Pop Crew Battle Festival
    Main Stage Live
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    The Orangery, between comics and crossmedia. A new company for the production of content and intellectual property
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Manga techniques. Drawing the hair
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    One Piece: the Quiz!
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 12:00 - 13:30
    Playing in Yellow
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Giving wings to the Italian independent development scene: Red Bull Indie Forge
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 12:30 - 12:50
    K-Pop Show: Starry Sky KJ, Forward Crew
    Main Stage Live
  • 13:00 - 13:45
    The Latest LIVE
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Doing business in Italy to produce video games. A workshop with Invitalia
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 13:00 - 15:00
    Crunchyroll - Attack On Titan
    Asian Auditorium
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Science in manga
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Gaxwin Anime Show
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 13:30 - 14:30
    Shoujy: Japanese music concert
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 13:30 - 14:30
    Inntale Presents: Questions and Answers with Fans
    Sala Italia Game
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Atmospheres of the past and the future. The settings of three author series.
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Manga today. The taste of readers
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Spartacus, the man who survived D&D and Risiko (and can tell us about it)
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Communicate video games today
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 14:00 - 14:30
    Zerocalcare Music Talk - Ripped along the edges - Main Stage Live
  • 14:30 - 15:30
    K-Pop Fight Fest only
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 14:30 - 15:30
    Giancane LIVE
    Main Stage Live
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Andrea Delogu presents his novel "Contrappasso".
    Sala Italia Tv and Cinema Series
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    The young stars of "Mare Fuori"
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Face to face with Sbriser. Adventures in the world of Minecraft
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Comics and adolescence in the new present. The challenge of youth in contemporary comics
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    100 times ONE PIECE. The manga of records
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 15:30 - 17:00
    Chiara Franchina: K-pop coverist with 1 Million Followers on TIKTOK
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 15:30 - 16:30
    The evolution of the role-playing game from the table to three-dimensionality
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    New drawn humor. The comic strip is transformed and reinvents the Italian tradition.
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    We Love Korea
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    A chat with Roby and Charlotte M., between YouTube, gaming and comics
    Sala Italia Videogame
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    I am Pow3R
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 16:00 - 19:00
    COMICON Cosplay Challenge
    Main Stage Cosplay
  • 16:30 - 17:30
    The power of the voice. Between role play and the world of cinema
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    PizzaCon presents: Alici come Prima, 9 years of social experiments
    Sala Italia Videogame
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    Commodore 64 Retro memories & sound
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    MISTER 8 Krista Kosonen, the star of Blade Runner 2049 and Beforeigners, at COMICON!
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 17:00 - 17:30
    Random Dance Old Hits
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 17:00 - 18:30
    Lady Oscar, the Italian 40th anniversary of the Rose of Versailles
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    In search of the underground. Magazines, alternative press, generations
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 17:30 - 18:00
    BTS Keet & Friends gathering
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    Did the Italy of comics wake up? The actions in support of Comics developed by the Ministry of Culture and the Campania Region
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    Meeting with Taryn cosplayer
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 19:30 - 21:00
    COMICON 2022 Official Palmarès Awards Ceremony
    Comic Auditorium
Zerocalcare
Zerocalcare (Photo source: Globalist)

Monday April 25

  • 10:00 - 10:30
    Jam - Recap Italian Game Jam
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 10:30 - 11:30
    Build a career as an illustrator or cartoonist in Italy.
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 11:00 - 12:30
    PizzaCon presents: Puok - The Orange Happiness
    Videogame Auditorium
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    D20 Nation: passion becomes profession
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Random Dance Megahits
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    D20 Nation: passion becomes profession
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Manga techniques. Draw facial expressions
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 11:00 - 12:00
    Between comics and cross-media
    Hyper Stage Comic
  • 11:30 - 12:30
    New Tech Comic. Apps, software, webtoons: new digital frontiers at the service of comics
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 11:30 - 12:00
    Asian Village Karaoke
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 11:30 - 12:30
    Music Talk. Sick Luke, Mandark and Voodoo Kid
    Italy Asian Room
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Hallyu obsession. The K-pop world, between music and culture from South Korea!
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    She in concert
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Playing in Yellow. Conference with crime
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 12:30 - 13:15
    Cold Meat
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 12:30 - 13:20
    The Stars of Hokuto
    Main Stage Live
  • 13:00 - 14:30
    Inside the voice. What happens to a voice actor's voice while he works?
    Sala Italia Tv and Cinema Series
  • 13:00 - 14:30
    Kendo, ninjutsu, karate and iaido, demonstrations by the Samurai Academy of Naples
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 13:30 - 14:30
    The Best of Asian Pop. Starry Sky KJ, Kai Inaki & Iden
    Main Stage Live
  • 13:45 - 14:45
    It's better with music: playing, drawing, watching movies - and much more
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Panini Comics presents. Disney… at the foot of Vesuvius!
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    ONE PIECE seen by the fandom. Stories of a great saga, and adventures of a great community
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 14:00 - 15:00
    Is another game possible?
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 14:00 - 16:00
    The Bunker Game
    Auditorium TV and Cinema Series
  • 14:30 - 15:30
    Taryn, interview with the cosplayer
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 14:35 - 15:30
    K-Pop Crew Battle Festival: the awards
    Main Stage Live
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Panini Comics presents: a sandwich in Ginza, a steak in Shitamachi… and a pizza in Naples!
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Demon Slayer - Entertainment District Arc - The great battle (ep. 9 and 10)
    Italy Asian Room
  • 15:00 - 16:00
    Beyond graphics, between narrative and sound.
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 15:40 - 16:10
    Kenobit Gameboy Music
    Main Stage Live
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    The animated video parodies of Sotomaior10tv. From the web to comics
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 16:00 - 17:30
    Cosplay Challenge Kids
    Music Dojo Asian
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    Grax. Clash Royale and the new videogame trends
    Hyper Stage Videogame
  • 16:00 - 18:30
    The Perfect Dinner
    Auditorium Tv Series and Cinem
  • 16:00 - 17:00
    Cosplay from Zero to Hero, from amateur to pro. Workshop on the professionalization of cosplay and props makers in the world
    Meeting Hiroba Cosplay
  • 16:30 - 18:30
    Three Merry Dead Boys and Cor Veleno
    Main Stage Live
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    IMAGO Competition Award Ceremony
    Sala Italia Comics
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    Poliniani, all the news for 2022 from the publishing house!
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 17:00 - 17:00
    Manga and the cultural role of the ninth art
    Hiroba Asian meeting
  • 17:00 - 18:00
    Italian Game Jam: the winner!
    Mordor Room [pav. 6] Game
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    The ravenous adventures of Ukò. The first book of BMR Books
    Patience Room Cartoon
  • 18:00 - 19:00
    Cosplus Workshop. Behind the scenes of professional 3D printing
    Meeting Hiroba Cosplay
Cosplayer at Comicon
Cosplayer at Comicon (Photo source: Comicon Facebook page)

Information on the Comicon 2022

When

from 22 to 25 April 2022

Where

the Comicon is at the Mostra d'Oltremare;

Opening hours

Comicon from 10.00 to 19.00

Price for the Comicon

  • Single ticket first day 10 euros, reduced under 12 and over 65 6 euros
  • Single ticket following days 13 euros, reduced under 12 and over 65 9 euros
  • 4-day pass 30 euros

Contacts

Official website Comicon

Anti-Covid rules 19

  • Super Green Pass mandatory (with mandatory ID check)
  • FFP2 Mask Obligation (worn in the right way)
  • Where: Mostra d'Oltremare
  • When: from Friday 22 April 2022 to Monday 25 April 2022, from 10:00 to 19:00
  • Prezzi:
    • First full day single ticket: €10
    • Reduced first day single ticket under 12 and over 65: €6
    • Full single ticket following days: €13
    • Subsequent days single ticket reduced under 12 and over 65: 9€
    • 4-day pass: €30
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