The annual Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) is back for another electrifying weekend to satisfy the pop culture cravings of fans in the Southeast Asia. Thankfully, fellow geeks in the region need not travel to far flung New York or San Diego to attend the Cons, yay!

This year STGCC will  invigorate  the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Marina Bay Sands from 31 August to 1 September 2013. The following would be 2 highlights that Geek Culture thinks would excite fans quite a bit.

Adi Granov


Adi is best known for his work in the  Iron Man: Extremis comic book  series, written by Warren Ellis, and his role as a conceptual designer and illustrator on the Iron Man and the Avengers films with Marvel Studios. In fact, the book that he worked on sparked off the Iron Man blockbuster series. Hollywood director John Favreau not only assigned him as the suit supervisor, but also asked for his help to design all main characters and fight scenes in the first movie.His pens have  graced hundreds of cover pages  for many of Marvel Comics’ bestselling comic books including X-men,  The Avengers,  Ultimates,  Iron Man,  Captain America, and many others.

Vampy Bit Me


Linda Le, or better known as Vampy Bit Me learnt styling in the States and headed to London and Japan to continue her studies. Upon returning to America, she began to teach makeup and dabbled in modeling. Having made a splash into the cosplay scene with her depictions of classic anime and videogame characters, Vampy Bit Me was discovered by Japanese toy company Kotobukiya, and was featured in the cosplay showcase book Otacool 2, which went on to become an international hit.

But wait there’s more!

Judging from previous year’s lineup, there still are plenty of guests that are to be revealed. What’s more the first wave of guests still consists of David Mack, kz (livetune), Redjuice, Tam (Tamusic), Devil Robots.

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Stay tuned as we bring you updated info regarding STGCC in the coming months.

Save the date!

Event: Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC)

Date: 31 August to 1 September 2013

Venue: Marina Bay Sands

Tickets go on sale in July.

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Gerald currently straddles between his love of video games and board gaming. There's nothing that interests him more than trying out the newest and fanciest gadget in town as well. He dreams of publishing a board game sometime in the future!