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First Comic Book Artist Unveiled For Sci-Fi Scarborough

28 Nov 2017

Popular comic book artist and Sci-Fi Scarborough regular Gary Erskine will be appearing at the popular Sci-Fi Expo for the whole weekend at Scarborough Spa in 2018.

Gary Erskine has worked for MARVEL, DC Comics, Vertigo, Dark Horse Comics, IMAGE and IDW with writers Mark Millar, Warren Ellis, Garth Ennis, Grant Morrison and James Robinson, on books including The Unwritten, The Massive with Brian Wood, and Grindhouse with Alex De Campi, with characters as diverse as Judge Dredd, Starman, Dan Dare and Captain America. He has also contributed to licenses including Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, Transformers and Terminator. He mentors film students on storyboarding, teaches workshops at schools and is currently writing and publishing ROLLER GRRRLS. Future work includes Incendiary.US and Zachariah Gunn: Dakota.

Erskine has also provided storyboards and concept design work for games industry including Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions and The Edge Of Time, and work for the TV and film industry, and commercially with clients including D'Agostini, SONY, EA Games, COLORS, Team GB British Cycling and the Joshua Agency.

Gary will also be hosting a couple of his Design Your Own... character workshops over the weekend, details to be released nearer the event how to book a place.

Co-organiser Steve Dickinson “Here at SFS we love comics, and we really love comic book artists, especially this one! Welcoming back the fantastic Gary Erskine as our first artist announcement, a fantastic guy who works for the big guns, pop and see him at his table, you won’t regret it”.

Sci-Fi Scarborough is back for the fifth year in the beautiful Victorian Spa Complex over a full weekend with their brilliant mix of amazing guests, authors, movie & TV props, console, retro & table top gaming, comic book artists, indie films, Cosplay competition, panels, software developers, geek pub quiz, live music, collectible traders & Saturday night party, it’s the unconventional convention, run by the fans, for the fans.

Confirmed guests so far are Star Trek: Enterprise Malcolm Reed, the tactical officer played by Dominic Keating, Josh Herdman aka Gregory Goyle from Harry Potter, Doctor Who Weeping Angel Sarah Louise Madison, Doctor Who monster actor Jamie Hill, Game of Thrones White Walker Ross Mullan, Star Wars very own Admiral Piett Ken Colley & legendary movie prop sculptor Brian Muir.

The event runs from Saturday 21st April 10am-5pm with the geek pub quiz, party & live music from 6.30pm till late, and Sunday 22nd April 10am-5pm.

Tickets on sale from www.scarboroughspa.co.uk box office or Mojo’s Music Café on Victoria Rd.

Day tickets £15 (under 16s £5 Students £10) Weekend £25 under 5s go free

Any guest appearance is subject to work commitments, and they may cancel at any time.


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