Singapore

Geek Fiction in Singapore

It’s difficult to start an article like this because one automatically gets drawn into one or more perennial arguments that savage geek fiction, Singapore fiction or both. In fact, this article was so difficult to write it took almost three months between creating the post and then getting around to actually writing it. But let’s start with the good stuff …

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STGCC Breaking News: Ivan Brandon, Leinil Yu and Esad Ribic added!

Well, STGCC organizers just posted in their Facebook page this afternoon that they were going to announce more guests without leaving much hints. A comment later indicated guests related to comics – and now the reveal, that Ivan Brandon, Leinil Yu and Esad Ribic will be coming, as their facebook post indicates. Neither their main website nor twitter has updated …

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The Geekly News: 30 Aug 2010

Suddenly I was thinking… maybe some of you guys should go buy your own copy of the paper (this is just in case we get sued or something), but then I realised that we do have tons of overseas readers (hi guys!) and that by the time I inform people about the news, it’s usually the next day. Like now. …

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The Geekly News: 29 Aug 2010

And it looks like STGCC is really pulling out all the stops here, getting early interest up and getting Giuseppe Camuncoli interviews in Life! for The Straits Times. And it’s on page 2! It’s a short but sweet writeup, with some nice pictures of Camuncoli’s work, and a few quick statements from him. I like he says openly that he’s …

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STGCC kicks into high gear

The Singapore Toy, Games & Comics Convention (STGCC) is heading into its third year in 2010 and changes are aplenty. STGCC is now a PAID event, but based on the “early bird” ticket prices released at midnight today, that might not deter the thousands of attendees the event has seen in the past two years. Early bird prices are $10 …

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