Xmas Comics and Games2021 will take place from Saturday 11 to Sunday 12 December at the Lingotto Fiere in Turin. The seventh edition of the Christmas event dedicated to comics, games, video games and cosplay has already sold out tickets on 7 December, quota this year due to restrictions.
This year the event dedicates an area to Diabolik on the occasion of the celebrations of the next 60 years since his birth, having been created by the Giussani sisters in 1962.
The event therefore decided to celebrate the event by setting up an area dedicated to the King of Terror in Hall 3. Some of the leading authors of the Astorina publishing house, which currently publishes Diabolik’s stories, will be present here.
In addition to the presence of the authors, it will also be possible to preview at Xmas Comics and Games2021 the poster and promotional video material of the film “Diabolik” by Manetti Bros, starring Luca Marinelli, Miriam Leone and Valerio Mastandrea. The film will be officially released in theaters December 16. Thanks to the collaboration with Poste Italiane, two special philatelic cancellations and two postcards dedicated to the character and available during the Turin event are being released.
Sergio Giardo, designer and cover designer of Nathan Never, as well as a teacher at the International School of Comics in Turin, will be present in the authors area.
First time in Turin for the satirical cartoonist Stefano Disegni, author of strips on il Fatto Quotidiano, Corriere della Sera and Ciak.
Andrea Cavaletto, creative, illustrator and screenwriter and one of the most innovative and authoritative voices of Italian horror, and Maccio Capatonda, comedian, screenwriter, writer and voice actor, are back at the fair.
At Xmas Comics and Games2021 there will also be voice actors with a host of famous voices from the world of cinema and TV series. Like the voices of some of the protagonists of La Casa di Carta: Mirko Cannella, voice of Rio (played by Miguel Herràn), Perla Liberatori, voice actress from Nairobi (played by Alba Flores) and Massimo De Ambrosis, voice of Arturo Roman (played by Enrique Arce).