Tag Archives: Singapore Toy Game & Comic Convention

On happiness and what it means to be a hero – an Interview with Leon Chiro

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No stranger to the international cosplay community due to his massive scale of collaborations with leading video game companies, Leon Chiro’s portfolio of collaborations include Ubisoft, Square Enix, Capcom, 20th Century Fox, Riot Games and the likes. In town for the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC), our writer speaks to the Italian cosplayer on being heroes, and the …

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Talking Art with Arthur Adams

 A 30-year veteran of comic artistry and prolific for his sharp edges and meticulous detail. Arthur “Art” Adams is one of the most popular comic artist today. Making his mark with Longshot #1, Arthur was responsible for some of Marvel’s greatest covers; including all 5 issues of X-Men’s “Battle Of The Atom” arc which celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the …

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Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2017: Balance to the Force

Singapore Toy Game Comic Convention STGCC 2017 XM Studios Optimus Prime

A decade is a long time especially in the popular culture events scene in a crowded landscape here in Singapore. Reaching its 10th Birthday milestone this year is definitely a noteworthy achievement for the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) as it occupies 3 halls at the Sands Expo and Convention Center this year. STGCC 2017 sees a total …

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5 Reasons to Attend the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2017

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With just 1 day away to the biggest East meets West popular culture, things are in high gear as the team behind this year’s Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2017 held its media preview yesterday. Sharing with members of the media what visitors can expect, this year’s event promises a kaleidoscope of comics, toys, games, manga, anime, cosplay …

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Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) Returns for its 10th Anniversary

STGCC 2016 Championshops of Cosplay Winners

Happening on the 9th & 10th of September at the Marina Bay Sands, event goers to STGCC 2017 can expect an entertaining weekend of pop culture and comic wonderland for both fun-loving families and passionate gamers, featuring the best of local and international toys, games, comics, anime and collectibles. On top of the usual line-up of activities, STGCC will also …

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Pugoffka: Before/Behind the Lens

STGCC 2016 Cosplay Guest Pugoffka Interview 01

Pugoffka is well known in the cosplay community for her beautiful cosplays and dramatic photos. This STGCC, our writer had the chance to talk to her and gather some insights on how she can navigate the dual identity of a cosplayer and a photographer, and keep herself out of trouble. You once mentioned in an online interview that you really …

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I Finally Bought Something This STGCC 2016

STGCC 2016 POPCulture Online Editor Note Kenneth Wong Tokidoki x STGCC Lanyard

This year’s Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) marks the 6th STGCC that POPCulture Online has covered in the capacity as media. From a simple coverage plan with a small team to one that has grown to eight members this year, our coverage plan has also grown in complexity. This also means that from a simple writer/photographer role, I …

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Pretty Awesome conversation with Emma Rios

STGCC 2016 Interview Emma Rios

An Indie darling, Emma Rios started her journey into comics by doing short stories for fanzines, books and even self-publishing her own series “APB”; all while she working as an architect. A job offer from Boom! Studios in 2008 to work on HEXED allowed her to quit her day job and focus on comic artistry full-time. Now… Emma Rios is …

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The Hans + The Kenny – A conversation with Stephanie Hans

Stephanie Hans is an illustrator from France whose artistic style seamlessly blends classical painting styles with modern comic sensibilities; soft color shades accompanied by thin hard lines, her work can only be described as… Ethereal. Hans is most well-known for her work on the cover of Marvel’s Angela Queen of Hel and the Storm solo series. Despite the popularity of …

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The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2016 Report

STGCC 2016 XM Studios Spiderman

Back again for another year and still going strong is the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2016. Always one that will get the entire POPCulture Online team excited due to its strong connection to the birth of POPCulture Online about 6 years ago, you can count on everyone putting in extra preparation time to cover the event. The …

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The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2016 Media Preview

STGCC 2016 Media Preview Group Shot

As with previous years, the media preview for this year’s Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2016 was held on the Thursday before the event itself. Held at Suntec City’s Sky Garden at the cosy Terra, members of the media were given a preview of what to expect at STGCC 2016. Starting off the media preview, assistant project director …

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Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2016

STGCC 2016 POPCulture Online Supporting Media

The coolest east meets west popular culture event is back again with Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2016! Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) brings together pop culture heavyweights that include top-notch artists, designers and the best in comics, toys, anime, manga and cosplay from the East and the West. Fans can score limited-edition collectibles, exclusive works and …

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A Chat with Adam Hughes

STGCC 2015 Walk Of Fame Adam Hughes

Adam Hughes is one of comic book’s most prolific artists with a career spanning 20 years, he is most commonly known for his renditions of popular female characters in his iconic pinup-style. His is known as one of comic’s greatest cheesecake artist (Pin Up artist) and his cover work has been beloved by fans worldwide. His most iconic piece of …

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In Conversation with Agnes Garbowska

STGCC 2015 Agnes Garbowska Walk Of Fame

Agnes Garbowska is a Canadian based artist best known for her work on the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic comics for IDW, Victories for Dark Horse, Li’l Vampi for Dynamite and who could forget her amazing artwork in the Spider-Ham 25th Anniversary Special for Marvel Comics. Agnes had also done the covers for numerous IDW titles such as the …

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