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Comic Gong Saturday 11 May 2019


What is Comic Gong?

Comic Gong is Wollongong’s original pop culture festival! Presented by Wollongong City Libraries, this one-day event celebrates a love of comics, graphic novels, gaming and cosplay throughout the Illawarra.

Volunteer applications are now open!

Applications close Monday 18 March 2019. Apply online now
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History of Comic Gong

Wollongong City Libraries have run Comic Gong as an annual event since 2013. The very first festival was held at Corrimal District Library and Community Centre and saw over 1000 people attend.

In 2014, Comic Gong moved to Wollongong City Centre to be held over four locations: Wollongong Central Library, Town Hall, Art Gallery and Arts Precinct. Each year the event has grown bigger and bigger and in 2018 there was over 12 600 attendees across all four locations.

Comic Gong is now one of Wollongong's major annual events. Although Comic Gong continues to grow and change, it remains at heart a celebration that brings together our community.

When's the next event?

Comic Gong 2019 is on Saturday 11 May! To keep up to date with all Comic Gong related news, make sure you follow our Facebook page.  

How do I apply to be an exhibitor at Comic Gong 2019?

Comic Gong is a very popular event that attracts a lot of interest from exhibitors. Our exhibitor applications generally open at the end of the year prior to the event. Applications are now closed for 2019.

2019 Exhibitor applications have now closed

For further information please contact us.

Do you want to volunteer at Comic Gong?

Volunteer applications are now open! Volunteer roles, information and applications forms are available here

By attending Comic Gong you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct and the Weapons Statement Policy



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