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28TH-30TH JUNE  BUSTARD TOWN, DARWIN CITY

WILD NORTH COMIC CON '24
12-6pm SATURDAY JUNE 29th

BUSTARD TOWN, DARWIN CBD

The Wild North Comic Con celebrating all things comics culture. Featuring international, national and local comic creators, book launches, live audio-visual performances, artist alley, zine market, animations screening and workshops.

Don't miss this epic celebration comics and graphic arts! 

Official poster art credit: Dylan Mooney

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LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL GUEST CREATORS

 Australian and international comic artists and writers share their experiences & inspiration. Special guests include: Indigiverse creator Scott Wilson (W.A), Joshua Santospirito (TAS), Raymund Agustin (PHILIPPINES), Sophie Ansell (FRANCE), THOR F. JENSEN (DENMARK) and local comic creators JONATHON SAUNDERS, PHILIP TARL DENSON, TIMOTHY PARISH and many more. 

ARTIST PANELS:

BREAKING & ENTERING > How to Get Published
BLAK POWER >> The rise of First Nations comic creators
VISUAL HISTORY >> Truth & Storytelling with graphic novels
THE ART OF COLLABORATION >> Artists X Writers discuss the art of comic creation
BRAVE NEW WORLD >> VR/Anime/Gaming/AI

Discover more about our GUEST ARTISTS here.
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DARWIN ANIMATION
FESTIVAL

Wild North Comic Con is proud to host the first  Darwin Animation Festival, showcasing new work by award-winning animators, VFX artists and international animators exploring every dimension of animation from ANIME to AI.27th - 29th JUNE @ BUSTARD CINEMA

DISCOVER THE FULL PROGRAM 

WILD THINGS  EXHIBITION
& COMIC
LAUNCH 

Come and to our WILD THINGS exhibition celebrate the launch of new graphic novels by Darwin creators; FUTURE TALES by Philip Tarl Denson, ZERO-POINT: ORIGINS by Jonathon Saunders, CHRONOS: NOWEVER by Timothy Parish.

EXHIBITION OPENING:
6pm Friday 28th June - BUSTARD TOWN
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CALL OF THE WILD COMIC ART
COMPETITION

WILD NORTH COMIC ART COMPETITION is a chance for young and emerging artists to exhibit their work in a pop--up exhibition and compete for $1000 in art prizes for best original comic submission, illustration and the opportunity to be published by  Wild North Comics.

ARTIST'S ALLEY

ARTIST ALLEY is a pop-up street market in Nutall Place (off Mitchell St) that will feature art, collectibles, food stalls, comics and illustrators selling their original art, prints and self published comics and zines. 
 
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THE ISLANDS WHERE WE LEFT OUR ANCESTORS

Live comic/musical performance 

by Joshua Santospirito & Natalya Bing

The Islands Where We Left Our Ancestors is a 50 minute performance with storyteller / graphic novelist Joshua Santospirito and Colombian-Australian violinist Natalya Bing. Using art, live storytelling and live music: the recipe for this performance is created using one part theatre, and one part comic strip. 
7:30pm FRIDAY 28th JULY - BUSTARD TOWN

COSPLAY
 COMPETITION

Check out our TOP END COSPLAY EXHIBITION or show off your creativity and compete against other cosplayers to win $300 in prizes!
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ART X MACHINA
IMAGINATION X ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
SATURDAY 29th JUNE


ART X MACHINA is a deep dive into the brave new world of ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE and the human imagination, showcasing international collection of contemporary artists exploring new possibilities in art, animation, filmmaking, design, architecture, motion graphics and cybernetic futurology (with a few jokes thrown in for good measure). This unique collection curated by local artist and filmmaker Timothy Parish includes award-winning short films and viral videos by international artists and animators working with AI software including SORA AI, RUNWAY, MIDJOURNEY and many more tech startups that you've proably never even heard of. Be prepared to be amazed, shocked and appaled by the next revoluton in creative imagineering.

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