Find about our Special Guests at MancsterCon 2015!
Lydia Wysocki, from Applied Comics Etc. will be attending MancsterCon 2015 as a special guest speaker to talk about her work and experiences in using comics in education, particularly with regards to communicating scientific research. Time: TBC
Cosplayer and Games Designer Pipa Wolf will be at MancsterCon 2015, showing her amazing outfits and leading a Cosplay armour workshop that is free to attend with a general entry MancsterCon ticket. Pipa Wolf is well known for her amazing attention to detail, intricate design work and as techie geeks ourselves, we’ve always loved the … Continue reading Pipa Wolf
Ninfa lives in Manchester, UK with husband Gareth, daughter Cassandra and two gorgeous kitties, Jemima and Shelley. Originally from Italy, she’s half Spanish, half Italian and British by choice and marriage. She loves books and is a total bookaholic! Reading and writing have always been a big part of her life and for this she … Continue reading Ninfa Hayes
Tony Ballantyne is the author of Dream London, the Penrose series and the Recursion series. He has also written many short stories. Tony grew up in County Durham in the North East of England. He studied Maths at Manchester University before moving to London where he taught Maths and IT. His first SF sale was “The Sixth VNM” which appeared … Continue reading Tony Ballantyne
We’re thrilled to have Special Guest Starburst Magazine, the world’s longest running magazine of cult entertainment, at MancsterCon 2015. Serving magazines and merchandise, Starburst have also sponsored MancsterCon with advertising so we’re doubly grateful to have them on board! We’ve still got a while to go until August, but in the meantime, don’t forget to … Continue reading Starburst Magazine
Adam Cadwell is a Cartoonist, Illustrator and Storyboard Artist based in Manchester, UK. He is the creator of Blood Blokes and The Everyday and the founder of the British Comic Awards.
Artist, Curator and all round awesome person Brogan Fox will be one of our special guests speakers at MancsterCon. In their own words: I am an 18 year old Artist from Oldham, now the owner of a studio in Ancoats, Manchester. I have been practising photography for 2 years now and have gained the skills to create phenominal … Continue reading Brogan Fox
David Huxley is Senior Lecturer on the BA(Hons) Film and Media Studies course. His subject specialisms are the Graphic Novel, Comic Book & Comic Strip, Censorship, Hollywood Film and Animation. His PhD thesis was The Growth and Development of British Alternative Graphic Magazines 1966-1986. Current research interests include the graphic novel and the comic strip,animation and … Continue reading Dr David Huxley