Special Guest: Gilbert Simon

Mwet's 2016 Teaser LR

Cyprus Comic Con has the honour of announcing multi-talented artist Gilbert Simon as one of its Special Guests for this year’s convention!

The Artist

Hailing from Beirut, Lebanese Franco-Armenian artist Gilbert Simon is known for being a semi-finalist on the 8th season of the middle eastern version of talent show ‘Star Academy’. He is a writer, composer and music producer as well a cartoonist, a voice-over artist and actor. 

He is the creator and Father of  “Mwet©” and is currently working on the very 1st comic book project for the character, entitled “Mwet and the Seagulls” in both English and French, with an internationally humorous and adventurous spirit, suitable for all ages. The comic book is expected to be released sometime in 2017.

The Cover Art for ‘Asterix and the Picts’

Asterix and the Picts is the 35th book in the Asterix Series, and is the first book to be written by someone other than René Goscinny or Albert Uderzo.

It was written by Jean-Yves Ferri and illustrated by Didier Conrad, with the 1st prize winning Limited Edition Cover created and imagined by Gilbert Simon, chosen by Albert Uderzo himself!