Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is Australia’s biggest and best pop culture convention, showcasing anything you can imagine, from film, television, comic books, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy and more! Supanova Comic Con Gold Coast will be held on 13 and 14 March 2020 at the Gold Coast Convention Centre in Broadbeach.

Supanova is the perfect all-ages event with a festival feel, that includes ‘cosplay’ (costume-role play), fan clubs, musical performances, creative master classes, wrestling, gaming tournaments, competitions, celebrity Q&A panels, and an exhibitor hall full of shopping possibilities. Catch your favourite Supa-Star celebrities and book an autograph or a photo session for keepsake.

Here are 8 events to look out for at the Comic Con Gold Coast, don’t miss out on #7.

#1. Cosplay Dash!

‘Cosplay’ is derived from the words ‘costume’ and ‘play’. It refers to an extraordinarily creative pastime wherein amazing individuals don the outfits of their favourite characters and bring them to life at events and photoshoots around the world.Supanova Cosplay Dash is an exciting new mini-event for beginner cosplayers that will run on Friday night at the Gold Coast 2020 event. This new event is perfect for beginner cosplayers or simply for those who just want to show off their costume on a stage. Winners will be selected for best costume on the day.

#2. Supanova Cosplay Odyssey

The Supanova Cosplay Odyssey is Supanova’s own advanced national cosplay competition, where you have the chance to share in $15,000 worth of prizes. The Odyssey will be held on the Sunday of each of the six Supanova events around the country, in search of each city’s Cosplay Hero. Aside from winning a phenomenal cash prize, each of these Cosplay Heroes will then have a chance to be named the final overall winner – our Odyssey Hero, who will be able to continue their cosplay journey all the way to the United States for Dragon Con 2020.

#3. Photo Opportunity and Autographs

Some of the biggest names of celebrities will be making the way to the Supanova Comic Con Gold Coast so what better way to get up close and personal to your favourite celebrities than a photo opportunity and autographs.

  • Ross Marquand
  • Cooper Andrews
  • James Marsters
  • Cassady McClincy
  • George Lazenby
  • Holly Marie Combs
  • Brian Krause

and more!

#4. James Martsters Concert

Time: Saturday 6pm 14 March 2020

Cost: $40

#5. Make Your Own Comic Workshop

Have you ever wanted to make your own comic book? Do you love drawing and telling stories? Like the idea of entertaining people with your ideas? Make a mini comic with Supa-Stars Cameron Davis and Morrigan Moore!

Covering everything from story development to pencilling and inking, this hands-on workshop is the perfect opportunity for younger comic book fans to develop their skills and learn from experienced artists.

Time: Saturday 9.30am 14 March 2020

Cost: $35

#6. Try not to Laugh Live Youtube Sensation Performance

Time: Friday 7pm 13 March 2020

Cost: $35

#7: Gold Coast Superhero Weekend

Come to Broadbeach for a Gold Coast Superhero Weekend. There’ll also be a whole stack of costumed characters to meet, greet, and get a photo with throughout the day, from Nickelodeon, Disney, Marvel and more, plus our friends at Mountain Dew will be on-hand throughout the afternoon to help everyone cool down from the scorching Gold Coast sun, and remember to keep those Supanova Wristbands on for bonuses throughout the day!

10:00am – Supanova Superhero Parade
11:00am – Superhero Parade Afterparty

#8: Pop & Play

Get set for a Supa-Charged day of esports and Asian pop culture, as HOTA, Home of the Arts puts on a massive festival of live music, esports challenges, special guests, food markets, and more!

Pop & Play goes off from 12:30pm – 5:30pm, with The Lyrical from the Game Train Podcast hosting the festivities, and Event DJ YEO dropping the best tunes, it’s an afternoon of non-stop fun, and it’s FREE for those wearing a Supanova Wristband!

Main Stage

  • 1:30pm – Asia Pop Time Machine
  • 2:30pm – KPOP + JPOP Dance Showcase
  • 3:00pm – Asia Pop Time Machine
  • 4:00pm – Anime + Game Tunes Dance Showcase
  • 4:30pm – Chela

Game Space

  • 12:30pm – 05:30pm – Free Play Zone with Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Overcooked, and more!
  • 01:00pm – Meet and Greet with QO of Team Oracle  + DOTA2 Community Challenge
  • 02:30pm – Meet and Greet with Tequila of Supa-Stellar + Overwatch Community Challenge
  • 04:00pm – Gaku Space (Genji from Overwatch) Appearance + Overwatch Community Challenge

When is Supanova Comic Con Gold Coast?

Friday 13 March 2020 from 12pm to 8pm

Saturday 14 March 2020 from 10am to 6pm

Where is Supanova Gold Coast Being Held?

Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre,
Cnr Gold Coast Highway & TE Peters Drive,
Broadbeach, Queensland 4218

Ticket Prices

Supa-Fan Weekend Pass (Friday + Saturday Only) $65

Friday Day Pass $37.50

Saturday Day Pass $37.50

Kids aged 12 and under can attend FREE of charge with a paying adult.

Where to Stay for Comic Con Gold Coast?

Holiday Holiday offers an amazing selection of Gold Coast accommodation in Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise, all within easy walking distance to the Gold Coast Convention Centre or the tram stations.

Stay at the Oracle Building in Broadbeach and walk to the Supanova Comic Con and join the Superhero Parade on Sunday! This 1 bedroom apartment located 5 minutes walk to the beach and a short stroll to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre is all you need for the Comic Con weekend.

Luxury Broadbeach Accommodation

Oracle apartment Broadbeach accommodation

Featuring 1 large bedroom fully self contained apartment in the heart of Broadbeach, this apartment boasts amazing resort style facilities and in room spa bath. Located on level 25, take in the beautiful views in this spacious luxuriously furnished apartment. The main bedroom is furnished with a king bed. One car parking space is complimentary for the use of the guests staying in this Broadbeach accommodation.