Malta Comic Con is back after a two-year absence

During a press conference held at the Eden Cinema, Malta Comic Con was launched after a two-year absence. The family-oriented, action-packed event will take place over the weekend of the 29th-30th October 2022 at MFCC, Ta’ Qali to celebrate pop culture on the island.
Minister for the National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government Owen Bonnici remarked that Malta Comic Con grew from strength to strength over the years. He stated that visitors could expect to see various gaming events, workshops, talks and discussions, retailers, cosplay competitions and more. The highlight will be the Artist Zone, which will showcase local and foreign talent.
On behalf of Arts Council Malta, Director of Funding and Strategy Mary Ann Cauchi stated that, “Through the Investment in Cultural Organisations, Arts Council Malta aims to create long-term support for local organisations with creative and cultural happenings like Malta Comic Con, which provides a platform for the ever-growing comics community in Malta. Through this support, we aim at nurturing creative potential sustainably and professionally, invest in artistic excellence, internationalise the local artistic community while providing more opportunities for people to engage in creativity.”
President of Wicked Comics Fabio Agius explained how Wicked Comics prides itself in creating a vibrant and ever-growing comics community in Malta. “Since its inception, it has allowed the local comic artists and enthusiasts to learn more about this component of popular culture and has provided suitable platforms for local artists to hone and showcase their skills”.
Formed in 2005, Wicked Comics is a registered non-government organisation that promotes the comic culture worldwide.
Tickets for the Comic Con will be available on Friday 29th July at For more information one can contact Wicked Comics on [email protected].​​