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Supanova Pop Culture Expo Tickets available for Cosplay Festival at Ticketek
Supanova Expo Brisbane 2011
November 4-6
RNA Showgrounds

Supanova Goes Back To The Future!
November 12
Melbourne 2011
The Plenary, MCEC



Supa-Stars, MasterClasses and Symphonies as D-Day Approaches!

SupaNovember is almost upon us and the line-up of Supa-Stars is already out of this world! With this meteoric collection of guests the, Brisbane won't know what hit it!

This issue:

  1. We welcome to the Supanova family
  2. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, IS D-DAY IN BRISBANE!
  3. COMIC-BOOK & MANGA MASTERCLASS FEATURING COLLEEN DORAN
  4. ANNOUNCING, VIDEO GAMES UNPLUGGED: SYMPHONY OF LEGENDS
  5. Bandai GunPla Builders World Cup Coming to Supanova!
  6. AND DON'T FORGET SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER IS THE GRAND FINAL OF THE EPIC…

We welcome to the Supanova family

Supa-Stars of the Screen!

  • Christopher Lloyd - Star of Back to the Future and The Addams Family
  • Julie Benz - Star of Dexter, Buffy and Angel
  • Erica Durance - Lois Lane from Smallville, soon appearing as one of Charlie's Angels
  • Jaimie Alexander - Deadly warrior Sif from Thor and star of Kyle XY
  • Renee O'Connor - Gabrielle from Xena: Warrior Princess
  • Evanna Lynch - The deliriously delightful Luna Lovegood from the Harry Potter series
  • Scarlett Byrne - The saucy Slytherin Pansy Parkinson from the last two Harry Potter films
  • David Palffy - Anubis and Sokar from Stargate - SG1

High-voltage Voice-Actors

Comic-Book Creators

  • Billy Tan - Awesome artist on Uncanny X-Men and now Schism
  • Whilce Portacio - From Wetworks to Spawn and Batman
  • Tom Taylor - Brilliant writer of Star Wars: Invasion, The Deep, and The Example
  • Colin Wilson- Internationally acclaimed artist of Star Wars: Invasion, Rogue Trooper and many more
  • David Yardin- Brilliant artist on Uncanny X-Men and covers on X-Factor
  • Doug Holgate - Powerhouse artist on Zinc Alloy, Horror High and Mad Magazine
  • Stewart McKenny - Popular artist of DC Superfriends, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures

Awesome Authors

  • Isobelle Carmody - Obernewtyn Chronicles and The Gathering
  • Ian Irvine - Grim and Grimmer and The Tainted Realm!
  • Tracey O'Hara - The author of the paranormal romance series 'Dark Bretheren'.
  • Keri Arthur - Creator of the New York Times bestselling Riley Jenson Guardian series, has now written more than twenty-five books.
  • Marianne de Pierres - Sentients of Orion, Sharpshooter and the Parrish Plessis series.
  • Kylie Chan - The Journey to Wudang and Dark Heavens Trilogies.
  • Rowena Cory-Daniells - Outcast Chronicles and the Last T'En Trilogy

The best thing? There are still further names to be announced! Keep your eyes peeled on the Supanova Facebook and Twitter feed for up to the minute information!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, IS D-DAY IN BRISBANE!

D-DayBrisnova starts with a bang on D-Day; where you have the chance to meet the creators behind cult films, games and TV!

Here's a sample of the upcoming panels to whet your appetite...

SHOW ME THE MAGIC
Go behind the scenes of the Hollywood blockbuster WOLVERINE with Cathy Henkel, the director of SHOW ME THE MAGIC, a new documentary about Australia's living legend, cinematographer Don McAlpine. Get in early for a sneak peek!

WARCO
Morgan Jaffit of Defiant Development is working with director Robert Connolly and journalist Tony Maniaty on WARCO - a groundbreaking brand-new console game (still in development!) about war correspondents. This is a First-Person Shooter with a twist: the player shoots film, not people!

SUSHI TYPHOON
Sushi Typhoon is the genre film subsidiary of Japan's oldest film studio, Nikkatsu Coprporation. They're the manic powerhouse behind films like Mutant Girls Squad, Helldriver, and Alien Vs Ninja. Meet Yoshihiro Nishimura, the director and special effects artist who specialises in Japanese gore films like Gore Police, Vampire Girl Vs Frankenstein Girl and The Machine Girl.

COMIC-BOOK & MANGA MASTERCLASS FEATURING COLLEEN DORAN

Colleen Doran"How to Crack the Comic Book, Manga and Graphic Novel Creation Code So You Can Write, Illustrate and Edit Like a Pro"

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) is running a Comics Masterclass with US illustrator Colleen Doran in November.

What You Will Learn: Storytelling techniques, visual storytelling styles (manga vs Western styles), how to give your work professional polish, how to deconstruct the comics production process, creator rights, Hollywood insider's secrets, and more!

What you Can Win: You can win a private one-hour project or portfolio review with Colleen. Jump over to the website for details.

Event Details
Dates: Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 November 2011
Time: 9am to 5pm Venue: Aerial UTS Function Room, Broadway, Sydney.
Admission: ASA members $135;
Students and Writers' Centre, Japan Foundation, APA, AWG and ACA members $165;
Non-members $195.
Payment plans available.
Website: www.comicsmasterclass.com

Black Mermaid Productions

MSO Video Games Unplugged

ANNOUNCING, VIDEO GAMES UNPLUGGED: SYMPHONY OF LEGENDS

Special pre-sale offer!

Have you longed to hear awesome music from some of the greatest video games ever, played live by a big orchestra? The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is about to  make your dreams come true. This is a world-first presentation of this amazing show featuring Final Fantasy and Secret of Mana, with more games to be announced.

Hosted by Scott Kurtz and Kris Straub of Penny Arcade TV's Blamimations and the Scott and Kris Show, with special guest Wil Wheaton. Produced in conjunction with Eminence, conducted by Philip Chu and featuring the Concordis Chamber Choir directed by Andrew Hunter.

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is pleased to offer Supanova subscribers a pre-sale offer to this incredible concert. Book now to avoid missing out. Tickets go on-sale to general public at 9:00am on 6 October.

WHEN: 11 and 12 April 2012
WHERE: Plenary Hall, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
TIME: 7pm

http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/event/1300472DD9ABA3B8?did=vip
http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/event/1300472EB0FC49AF?did=vip

Bandai GunPla Builders World Cup Coming to Supanova!

GundamThanks to Zombster, the Official Brisbane Qualifying Round of the Bandai GunPla Builders World Cup is coming to Supanova in Brisbane, November 4 to 6. Winners of the competition will have their model kits entered into the 2012 Australian finals held in Sydney. GunPla (Gundam Plastic) models are an international hobby sensation that started over 30 years ago with the initial Mobile Suit Gundam anime series.

There will be two categories for entry into the competition - Standard and Advanced. The Standard Category is for all of the "out-of-box" builds, which allows for custom paint jobs, but no modifications or dioramas. The Advanced Category is the masterclass of the competition. Modifications are highly recommended as are custom built dioramas. 

For more information on the competition including registrations, visit www.zombster.com.au and click the event link or visit the Zombster store at Toowong Village. 

Registration closes on the 29th of October. Registration is free, but entry into Supanova is required.

Gundam 00 The Movie!

The full length feature film finally comes home to DVD and Blu-Ray. Gundam 00 The Movie – A Wakening of the Trailblazer – features the popular heroes from the TV series in an all-new original story, and depicting the first appearance of alien life forms in the Gundam saga, this theatrical feature will amaze you with its breathtakingly animated spectacles of space combat and invite you to mind-expanding adventures throughout the solar system and beyond!

View the trailer today!

AND DON'T FORGET SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER IS THE GRAND FINAL OF THE EPIC...

Madman National Cosplay Competition

Thor available on DVD & Blu-Ray October 6th from JB-HiFi
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