International Comic Fair in Barcelona from 15 to 18 May

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International Comic Fair Celebrates its 32nd edition in Barcelona from 15 to 18 May.

Cartoons and superheroes lovers will enjoy 32,000 square feet of exhibition located in the palaces number 1 and 2 of Fira Barcelona in Montjuïc. Access will be by Avenida Reina Maria Cristina.

 Mapa Fira Barcelona Saló del Comic

Macro-exhibition about War

Armed conflicts and their relationship with cartoons are the focus of this year’s International Comic Fair of Barcelona.

The event will commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the end of the Spanish Civil War and the tercentenary of September 11, 1714, among other dates related to the war.

Visitors will see original copies of 200 authors from around the world in the exhibition “Comics at War” which deal with various conflicts, from prehistory to the most recent wars.

Live war reconstruction

A new feature of this year’s Comic Fair will be stagings of the military conflict characterized by actors who walk around in Fira de Barcelona.

Saló del cómic

Comic Star Authors

It should be pointed out the presence of Joe Sacco, creator of the comic journalistic chronicle, author of titles such as Notas al pie de Gaza, about the war between Israel and Palestine, and who is about to publish a great album about World War.

It will also be, at the Comic Fair, the Canadian writer and cartoonist Ramon K. Perez recognized with several awards, including the Book of the Year 2010 from ForeWord Reviews.

Opening times:

Thursday, 15 May, from 10 to 20h

Friday 16 May, from 10 to 21h

Saturday 17 May, from 10 to 21h

Sunday 18 May, from 10 to 20h

Tickets:

– General: 7 €
Will be available at the Comic box office. It is valid only for one person and one day. Tickets can also be bought in advance.
– Discount: 5 €
Available only at the Comic box office. The card holders of public libraries of Catalonia, carnet ClubTR3SC and Carnet Jove may purchase tickets at the price of 5 €. Admission will be valid only for one person and one day.
– Group Ticket: 2 €
For school groups who want to visit the Comic Fair, entry has a special price of 2 € for each student and it is free for accompanying teachers. To get this discount, you must be in the box office with the approval of the school head, showing the number of students and teachers who want to enter the Hall. This promotion is not combinable with other discounts.

For all these and the chance to spend a day of leisure and fun in Barcelona, it is worth attending the 32nd edition of the International Comic Fair. Are you going to miss it? 

 

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