Comic Village

Welcome in the Comic Village of Heroes Comic Con, where the world’s biggest artists and local talents assemble and await your arrival!

At Heroes Comic Con, we invite the biggest names in comics and place them like gurus at the top of the Comic Village mountain. Major publishers such as Marvel and DC Comics are sending their best and most popular art veterans and you, the lucky ones, have the opportunity to meet them. They are ready to offer you unique artworks, autographs, and advice. Below you will find more information on how it works, where you should go and why it is a unique opportunity. Let’s celebrate the art of passion and the passion for art!

Portfolio Reviews by the best in the business

You will have the chance to present your comic related artwork to Paul Kaminski, editor for DC Comics, and have them evaluate it for you. You’ll get tips and tricks, ways to improve and good advice from the best of the best in the business! And who knows, maybe you’ll land a job among the world’s biggest comic book stars!

Comic Village Guests

Only a handful of talents on this planet are good enough to translate popular franchises into comics, or influence millions of fans with original stories and characters. Heroes Comic Con aims to place all those heroes on a shiny pedestal. Better yet, to put them on a chair in front of you, so that the spark can be transferred to new generations. Shake their hands, discuss your favourite storylines, and ask them your burning questions. Have fun!


One of the greatest, most admired artists in the comic-book industry, Ivan Reis has been active since the 90s and he is recognized as a creative powerhouse. Ivan has been a DC Comics’ exclusive artist for almost 20 years. He is probably best known for:

  • Green Lantern
  • Aquaman
  • Justice League
  • Man of Steel

and much more! Don’t miss your chance to meet this world-famous artist in the Comic Village of Heroes Comic Con, on Saturday, September 23rd, and Sunday, September 24th, 2023.


This Spanish comic book artist is known world-wide for his fantastic work for Dark Horse Comics (Joker Vs. Mask, Star Wars, Shrek,…), Wildstorm (Gen-13), DC Comics (Batman: City of Crime, Batman: Streets of Gotham, Batgirl,…), and Marvel (Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes,…). Despite his enormous catalogue, he is probably best known for

  • Venom
  • Detective Comics
  • Star Wars
  • What If?

And much more! Meet Ramon F. Bachs at Comic Village Heroes Comic Con, Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24, 2023.


Heroes Comic Con is proud to welcome the great Jill Thompson, winner of several Eisner awards and considered by many critics to be one of the most accomplished creators of the modern era of comics. She is best known for:

  • Scary Godmother
  • The Sandman
  • Wonder Woman: True Amazon
  • The Invisibles
  • The Little Endless
  • Finals
  • Beasts of Burden

and much, much more! Visit this world-famous talent in the Comic Village at Heroes Comic Con, on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September 2023.


If you’ve won an Eisner award, a Speakeasy award, a Spectrum gold medal, and an array of other accolades, then it’s safe to say that you’ve become an icon in the comic book industry. And guess what: you get to meet this incredible talent at Heroes Comic Con!
George Pratt is mostly known for:

  • Wolverine Netsuke
  • Batman: Harvest Breed
  • Enemy Ace: War Idyll

And many more ! Pay a visit to this world-famous talent in the Comic Village at Heroes Comic Con, Saturday September 23 and Sunday September 24, 2023.

Cian Tormey

This DC Comics exclusive artist with a Marvel background recently completed his award-winning Son of Superman: Kal El series with Tom Taylor, but he has other feats to his name, too. Here are just a few examples:

  • Alan Scott: The Green Lantern
  • Catwoman
  • Darkhold
  • Nightwing
  • Batman and the Outsiders
  • Valkyrie

and much, much more! Visit this world-famous talent in the Comic Village at Heroes Comic Con, on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September 2023.


Paul Kaminski is the editor of DC Comics’ “Metropolis” series of books, which includes such important titles and characters as Superman, Green Lantern, Shazam and many others.

He’ll not only be there to meet you, but also to review your portfolio and give you some valuable advice. And on Saturday, he’ll be running a workshop called “How to get work for DC Comics”.

Seize this opportunity at Heroes Comic Con, on 23 and 24 September, at Brussels Expo!


This artist is probably best known as the (co-)creator of the original titles

  • Man Plus
  • Generation Gone
  • Phenomena
  • A Righteous Thirst For Vengeance

as well as for his numerous titles for Marvel, DC, and many others. His work also includes conceptual art and character designs for TV shows, movies and videogames.
Seize this opportunity at Heroes Comic Con, on 23 and 24 September, at Brussels Expo!

Ferran Rodriguez

Spanish comic book artist, best known for his work on Sonic The Hedgehog, Disney (notably Donald Duck) and Pixar comics, Star Wars, Dreamworks franchises, DC, Mattel, and many more. Visit his website to find out more!


Famed French author of graphic novels about Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, Mrs Davis, Muhammad Ali and many other historical figures. With 22 books in two decades, this great artist will have something for everyone in Comic Village!


This French artist is best known for her work on Les Légendaires – Résistance, Les Légendaires – Origines 4, La rose écarlate – Missions, Mathilde and manga such as Comme un garçon, Pink Diary & Sara et les contes perdus.


This Italian artist has a unique talent for making you blush or marvel with his drawings. He is responsible for Hot Charlotte and Pandamonia, as well as Conquests, She-Hulk and The Grimm Fairy Tales. He will be accompanied by his partner Mariacristina Federico, who is the colourist on the Hot Charlotte comics.


With the Belgians Goum as illustrator and Boriau as author, the results are always golden. Just look at the comic strip La fabrique des rêves, which they created together. You’ll also know Goum from the comics Comme des bêtes and Marsupilami, and Boriau from stories like Wanted – Portrait de sang and Obscuria.


French artist Zémial is best known for his manga drawing skills, which he has put to good use in his Shonen Avengers comics. In this series, Zémial combines manga style with the “cool factor” of Marvel’s Avengers. A must-read!


This artist is best known for the reimagined works of Conan, Zorro, and Gone with the Wind.

Unique drawings and autographs

The many talents of the Comic Village are ready to swish & flick their pencils, splash their ink and orchestrate their paint to conjure upan astounding piece of art for you to take home.

For the drawings, you have two choices: you ask the artist for a sketch during the event, or you request a more detailed drawing weeks beforehand and pick up the result during the event.

Very few things in life beat the feeling of leaving a comic con with your very own, unique piece of popular art, complete with the artist’s autograph. A souvenir to cherish forever!

Click the buttons below to learn how you can obtain sketches, commissions and autographs.

Get inspired
in panels and workshops

In addition to offering unique sketches, commissions and autographs during the Heroes Comic Con weekend, the guest artists also take the time to share their secrets and stories with you in workshops and panels.

These sessions are ideal for aspiring artists who want to hone their skills, fans curious to learn more about the origins of their favourite comic book characters, and more. Attend these sessions and be inspired!

Live: The Drawing Battles

Come and see the world’s best cartoonists compete and draw live in front of you! Who has the sharpest pen, who has the most unbridled creativity? And most importantly, what will the amazing results look like? Discover it at Heroes Comic Con !