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Comic artists and their works focus of this year's Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention

Published on Sep 4, 2014 6:24 PM

SINGAPORE - After a flirtation with the movies last year that drew a record turnout, the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention is going back to basics.

The focus this year will be on comics, collectibles and, in particular, the creators behind some of the most popular works today.

Guests this year include Humberto Ramos, a Mexican artist known for his Spider-Man work; Alex Solis, creator of The Famous Chunkies line of overweight superheroes; and Simone Legno, an Italian artist who is behind the popular tokidoki brand of clothing and toys.

Also on display: comics featuring the first Singaporean superheroes.

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Where: Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 8pm

Admission: $19 (one-day pass), $25 (two-day pass), $70 (VIP)