MiniComi 2017 Wrap-Up

MiniComi 2017 was a big success! Thank you to everyone who tabled, attended, and helped out – the event would not have been possible without you.

IMG_9428 editMiniComi kicked off with a great start – set up and check-ins were smooth, and the weather was thankfully kind to us.

IMG_9434Artists really stepped it up this year! There were a brilliant variety of items for sale, making a walk down the aisles filled with surprises. Not only were there countless beautiful prints of all styles, artists even brought comics, candles, homemade soap, crochet plushies, tea, accessories, and ice cream sandwiches.

Check out the slideshow below for pictures of some of our talented artists (info about them can be found here):

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Here’s a photo of one of our contest winners, Jessica! (obscurecardboardbox)

contest winnerMeanwhile, UBC Beads and Crafts hosted a very popular free charm-making activity. A full photo album of charms made at their table can be found here.

IMG_9442A couple of our other community partners also showed up at the event. Thanks UBC Anime Club, SFU Summerfest, and Anime Evolution for joining in on the fun!

IMG_9421 IMG_9373We caught up with a couple of impressive cosplayers as well. See the gallery below:

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The competition for our draw prizes was fierce, but three lucky winners walked away smiling today. Thank you everyone for participating!

IMG_9439 edit2We hope you enjoyed MiniComi 2017. If you missed it, no worries – come by next year! See you at MiniComi 2018!

*We will also be tabling at various events in the summer accepting feedback about this year’s event and ideas for future events. Come by and say hello!

If you would like your photo removed from this post, please send us an email at minicomivancouver[@] or a message to our social media accounts.

MiniComi is just around the corner!

A couple of important updates for the event!

Table layout has been finalized:

MiniComi 2017 Final Layout

Draw prizes:

1) Something Crafty: Various colours of Sculpey clay, blank canvases, and a Paint Your Own Phone Case set.

2) Something Sweet: An adorable Rilakkuma stationery and pencil case set, with a cheerful yellow journal.

3) Something Artsy: Faber-Castell pencil crayons, with a portable sketchbook and pencil case to draw on the go.

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Raffles for each set will be held throughout the afternoon. Simply pick up free sticker cards at the info booth, earn stickers with your purchases, and drop off completed cards into the draw box of the prize you want to win.

Artist Info:

We’ve updated our Artists page with profiles of everyone selling at MiniComi 2017.

See you at MiniComi 2017!