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Jacob Chabot, Hwei Lin join lineup at STGCC 2016

Marvel Tsum Tsum writer Jacob Chabot and Mirror artist Hwei Lin officially join the pantheon of stars lined up for this year’s Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC), it announced on Monday (Jul 18).

(Left and right) Images by Haruhiko Mikimoto and Hwei Lin, with Jacob Chabot (centre). (Images: STGCC)
(Left and right) Images by Haruhiko Mikimoto and Hwei Lin, with Jacob Chabot (centre). (Images: STGCC)

They join previously announced creators Phil Noto and Brooke Allen, while Stephanie Hans and Emma Rios were also officially confirmed.

Art by Sakimichan. (Image: STGCC)
Art by Sakimichan. (Image: STGCC)

Joining them is respected Japanese manga artist Haruhiko Mikimoto – who has done character designs for various titles such as The Super Dimension Fortress Macross and the recent Kabaneri Of The Iron Fortress, as well as digital artist Sakimichan.

“We are honoured to have several noteworthy female artists grace our event this year. Stephanie Hans, Emma Rios, Hwei Lin and sakimichan show that ‘girl power’ is as strong as ever in the modern comic industry. These trailblazers have broken down barriers for women in the industry. We hope that local pop culture fans can witness the intricate art that these women are capable of,” said Lin Koh, Assistant Project Director, Pop Culture Cluster, Reed Exhibitions Singapore.

(Images: STGCC)
(Images: STGCC)

STGCC will also have an Akiba Pop Stage for the first time. The event will feature idol units GuildStars from Akiba Guild, Road of Alice, Rie Yunohara and Rio Hiiragi, as well as Sae Tsukiyama and Tracy from Amateras Records.

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