• Comune di Lucca
  • Provincia di Lucca
  • Under the patronage of: Regione Toscana, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
  • Festival: from 31/10 to 03/11 - Exhibitions: from 19/10 to 03/11

News

  • Lucca Junior Contest: The Competition Announcement Presented in Bologna

    “Revolutionary portraits” will be the guiding theme of the eighth competition reserved for illustrators and comic book artists

    [more]> 25/03/2014
  • Welcome Back To The Best New Role Playing Game of the Year

    New deadlines, digital form now permitted... Find out all the news about the award reserved for the best Italian role playing games

    [more]> 25/03/2014
  • New Spaces for a Revolutionary Event

    The Japan Area will occupy an entire neighborhood of the city, walking through the city will be easier, and the tickets booths will be arranged in a new way. Check out the first news about Lucca Comics & Games 2014

    [more]> 25/03/2014
  • Best New Game Proposal 2014: Enter the Competition Now!

    The 27th contest has started, deadline being May 30th. The best one will be published by dV Giochi. And the theme for this year is...

    [more]> 12/02/2014
  • This Summer We Will Go... On Tour!

    Lucca Comics & Games On Tour will spread throughout Italy its passion for comics and cartoon theme songs. Don't miss the contest reserved for Cartoon Cover Bands!

    [more]> 17/02/2014
  • Record-breaking Passion (and Figures)

    217,646 paying visitors, 600 comics' authors, 30,000 game sessions... Discover all the numbers of 2013 Lucca Comics & Games

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • 2015 Blood Bowl World Cup to Be Held in Lucca

    The World Cup of the famous fantasy football game will take place in the Italian capital of board games. Lucca was chosen over Copenaghen and Sidney

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • Game of the Year Goes on Tour

    Augustus and Rogue Trader, winners of 2013 award, will participate to the major events in the field. First stop: "Ludica Roma” from 29 November to 1 December

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • Netherlands-Lucca (and back...)

    ...Duch artists got back, actually. After the 2012 exhibit-performance, they presented us with a comic report of 2013 Lucca Comics & Games

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • Translation Slam: "And The Winners are..."

    The most awaited moment of the second edition of Lucca Comics translation contest: the verdict of the jury

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • From the Big Screen to Our Stage

    Cinecittà World, the cinema-themed park that is being realized in Rome, awarded the best cosplayers of movie characters at Lucca Cosplay

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • Interview with Shooting Star's authors

    Who they are, what they do, what are their favourite games, their experience with the New Game Proposal

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • You Won

    Gran Guinigi, Game of the Year, Project Contest, Best New Game Proposal, Junior Contest: find out the winners

    [more]> 11/11/2013
  • The Best of Lucca 2013

    Watch the highlights videos. Four days (and four nights) of passion, colour, culture, fun

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • "Facce da Comics" in Action

    SkyCine News reporters in action in Lucca. Watch the television specials casted during the festival

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • «Respect and Civility: Congratulations, Everybody!»

    Letter from a citizen of Lucca to the newspaper "La Repubblica", Tuesday 5th November 2013

    [more]> 09/12/2013
  • The Numbers Speak for Themselves. Over 200 thousands people!

    Thank you. For your passion, for your patience, for the joy you all brought to Lucca Comics & Games 2013

    [more]> 11/11/2013
  • «We Will Treasure It»

    «An unbelievable edition that gave us a lot and taught us a lot». Greetings from the director Renato Genovese

    [more]> 11/11/2013
  • Happy Birthday, Harry Potter!

    The little wizard from Oxford turns 15 years old. We will celebrate his birthday on November 2 with trivia and limited editions.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Preview of Arrugas – Wrinkles at Cinema Centrale

    The animation movie based on the graphic novel Arrugas we'll be presented at Movie Comics and Games.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Preview of L'arte della felicità by Alessandro Rak

    The Italian animation movie comes directly from 28th Venice International Film Critics Week and the latest Venice Film Festival.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • A Guinness Cosplay

    Dress up as your favorite comics characters. Lucca Comics & Games needs you to gain a place in history on November 3.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Lucca Horror Day

    Thursday 31 October we will celebrate Halloween all together. Find out where the scariest events will take place (children are allowed too!)

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Lucca & I

    Tell us what Lucca Comics & Games means to you. You can use photos, texts, videos, drawings, comics... Be original and win a pass!

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • A Novel by... Kimagure

    Veronica Niccolai published her first novel, Wolves. After Lucca Comics & Game official song, she produced this urban fantasy trilogy.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Friday 1 November Mattel will present its new line of dolls and will show some exclusive contents at Cinema Centrale.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Thor: Italian Premiere at Lucca Comics

    The Dark World, second film of the Thor saga, is to be screened for the first time in Italy Saturday November 2.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Opening of Palazzo Ducale's Exhibits

    2013 edition opens Saturday 19 October. Comics, illustration, concept art: the best of modern cultural offering.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Game of the Year 2013: The Winner

    The winner is Augustus by Paolo Mori (Oliphante), the game on Ancient Rome. Rogue Trader by Ross Watson (Giochi Uniti) wins the title of Role Playing Game of the Year.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Watch Dogs and Beyond: The Best of Video Games Awaits you

    Preview by Ubisoft of the title dedicated to hacking. The latest products will be presented in Lucca, that is by now considered the capital of video gaming.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Quench Your Thirst for Comics

    Our schedule is packed with showcases, meetings, editorial presentations, round tables. Find the event you're looking for through the new "Search your event" section.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Toward (Miniatures') Everland

    Miniature Island awaits you: always more and more space dedicated to wargaming, painting techniques, Clan Conan.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • On the Way to Entertainment

    Street & Fun is the traveling section of Music & Cosplay: flash mobs, meetings with tv and movie stars, theme parades. Try and see!

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Self and Artists: Each and Every Aspects of Comics

    In Piazza San Romano you will find both self-productions and artists of Ninth Art. More than ever in number, and more than ever close to you!

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Kulture and StoritellinGame? Gulp! What a Language!

    Comics as communication, at school as well as at work. Two events dedicated to low culture and self-righteous culture.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Take Part in Our Guided Tours!

    If you don't want to miss the best that Lucca Comics & Games has to offer – or simply if you don't want to get lost! –, Colored Noise Association is ready to help you!

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Finance Your Project in Lucca

    Eppela helps you make your comics or games dreams come true through live crowd funding. The next successful startup could be yours!

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Street Art Becomes Trendy

    The first national contest reserved for graffiti artists will be held in Lucca. Check out the program, full of meetings and workshops.

    [more]> 22/10/2013
  • Set Sail on the Comicruise

    Six cities, four Mediterranean countries: a journey made of comics, showcases, music, cosplay and junior workshops.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • What if... a Cat Meets a Gaul?

    Discover Simon's Cat and the latest Asterix's volume. Lucca Comics & Games hosts Simon Tofield and Conrad & Ferri, new authors of the famous gallic warrior.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Personal Gamer: All eSport Competitions in Just One Stand

    Sport speak the same language as video games in Lucca. At Baluardo di San Paolino, right next to the Stage.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Meet the Best of Silver Screen in Lucca

    The elite of motion picture awaits you: a brand-new Warner stand, the Fox preview of Wolverine, authorial Asian animation.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • The Best of International Illustration

    Maurizio Manzieri and Marie Cardouat will meet you at Lucca Games, with their pencils, brushes and colours.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Comics Professions

    As usual, Pro Area hosts aspiring authors, professionals and whoever turned (or will turn) their passion into their career.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • In 2014 We Will Go... On Tour!

    Lucca Comics & Games and Cose Di Musica agency will be together on tour throughout Italy: showcases, exhibits, publishing houses, concerts and a contest reserved for cartoon cover bands.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Game Authors, the Prototype Review Awaits You

    The 2013 calendar is online. Don't miss the chance to meet Bruce Heard and Eric M. Lang! They will give you their best tips and advices.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • New Stands

    More spaces dedicated to comics, games, and entertaining: here are all the new spots that you will find on Lucca Comics & Games 2013 map.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Wolverine: Live the Experience Again at Lucca Movie

    While waiting for the Blu-ray 3D and the DVD edition, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment kindly invite you to the Wolverine Marathon.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Seven Jewels of Animation at Lucca Comics & Games

    The best of Japanese animation at Cinema Centrale, in collaboration with Japan Media Arts Festival.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Genius on Display

    Terry Moore's heroines, Frank Espinosa's Salvatore Ferragamo, ComicsJam's winners: this is how the Ninth Art becomes... The First One!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • League of Legends at Lucca Games 2013

    Riot Games brings League of Legends, the most famous video game in the world, to Lucca: an entire area reserved for latest news, champions and pure entertaining.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • The Curtain Raises in Sala Ingellis

    Lucca Games' calendar is packed with meetings: interviews, in-depth meetings and debates to get to know better all our guests.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Word of Comics

    Meetings, round tables, celebrations: here is the complete schedule of events related to comics.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Hunger Games' Atelier at Loggiato Pretorio

    Universal Pictures International Italy will present a special event dedicated to Capitol Couture at Lucca Movie.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Kids, Our Guests Are Waiting for You

    Find out Lucca Junior's guests: they are arranging for you workshops, shows, readings, mini-courses, games and much more!

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Translation Slam, Enter the Competition Now!

    After last year success, here you can find the announcement of the competition reserved for comics translators. Are you ready? "Trois, deux, un..."

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Could it Be True? Find it Out with "Misterius"

    Interview with Leo Ortolani. Rat-Man's author joined forces with CNR in order to contribute to the public understanding of science.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • Martinière: How the Future Becomes Art

    The settings of a great visionary artist: discover the exhibit of the concept designer of Star Wars, Tron and The Fifth Element at Palazzo Ducale.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • From the "Diamond" to Lucca Comics

    Nuove Pantere will introduce you to baseball and softball: challenge a real pitcher in the inflatable batting cage!

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • At Night... We Play!

    The Game Championship is back: if you don't feel like sleeping, you have the chance to compete in Starcraft 2, DOTA 2 and Battlefield 4 tournament.

    [more]> 17/10/2013
  • [Translate to English:] The Masters are Back

    By popular demand Valerio Massimo Manfredi and Licia Troisi are back to Lucca as special guests.

    [more]> 07/10/2013
  • A Mysterious Case for André Dupin

    Watch the booktrailer of Delitto d'autunno. The winner of Project Contest 2012 will be published by Edizioni BD on 31 October.

    [more]> 07/10/2013
  • Dragonero, the Fantasy Comic by Bonelli, Meets Cross-Media

    The role-playing game by Wyrd writes a new chapter of the story by Enoch and Vietti.

    [more]> 04/10/2013
  • [Translate to English:] Lucca Cosplay, That's Where All Starts

    [Translate to English:] Pre-registration starts on 27 September. The most awaited costume contest of the year is back (as well as the Cosplay Camp)!

    [more]> 07/10/2013
  • The Secrets of the Best

    Educational 2013: Lucca Games guests give masterclasses to professionals, aspiring professionals and fans.

    [more]> 07/10/2013
  • Comics Faces Wanted

    Do you want to be a special reporter for Sky Cine News at Lucca Comics & Games 2013? Find out here how...

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • The Nominees for the Game of the Year

    The jury of the Game of the Year has returned its first verdict.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Tickets: The Online Presale Has Started

    Don't waste your time waiting in line! Buy your ticket now and fly to Everland!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Gran Giunigi 2013: Two Hundreds of Contestants

    The deadline for entering the competition is over. Record-breaking year for candidates, participating with serial comic books, short stories or long stories. Over to the jury members.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Loving Comic Books is Easy as π

    Lucca Comics & Science has Cèdric Villani as a guest. He is not just the most brilliant (and histrionic) mathematician alive, but he is also an avid comic book reader.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Tolkien's Voices

    Italian voice actors starring in the movie trilogy The Hobbit will read a sneak preview of The Desolation of Smaug.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Lucca Games: Twenty Years of Challenges, Success, and Great Ideas

    A new Grog and the game Lucca, the City of Games appear in a 3D video to celebrate Lucca Games' birthday!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • "Mura Maestre", an Exhibit for 32

    Find out the winner and the short list of the Lucca Junior Contest: You can see the comic pages chosen by the jury among the 179 participants in the exhibit at Auditorio San Romano.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Ticket Booths in the City

    Find out where you can buy daily tickets and passes. This year there are two brand-new points of sale!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • "Manga Junior Contest": Mini Mangaka Wanted

    The first contest reserved for Japanese comics lovers attending elementary and middle school. Deadline: October 21st; Award Ceremony: November 3rd.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Play our Fantasy Stage Game!

    Win two tickets to Lucca Comics & Games 2013: Enter the Music & Cosplay contest!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • The Mangaka Invasion

    Special guests of the Lucca Comics: Inio Asano, Kengo Hakazawa and Miki Yoshikawa. Meet the most appreciated Japanese comic artists within the walls of the city.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • A "Magic" is forever

    Rob Alexander, Steve Argyle and Jason Felix: three amazing artists who illustrated some of the most striking Wizards cards.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Lucca Junior Bell is Ringing!

    Projects reserved for primary, middle and high schools situated in Lucca Province (and beyond!). Find out our workshops and meetings for all ages!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Japan Music: The Wait is Over

    Here are our J-Rock, J-Pop, and visual-kei guests. But you will also get the chance to see Kamui Swords Artists and to audition for the Japanese X-Factor.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Reading, Playing, Drawing: A Thousand Ways To Have a Good Time at Lucca Games

    The world of games and fantasy from A to Z with Mario Barbati, Jonathan Carroll and Stephen Silver as guests.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • A Haiku for Evangelion

    The tetralogy Rebuild of Evangelion is finally back! The third movie of the series will be released on September 25th.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • "I love Pazienza", the Contest has Begun

    The contest celebrates the 25th anniversary of Andrea Pazienza's death. On November 2nd the award ceremony will take place at Lucca Comics & Games.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Beyond the Stage

    Discover the parallel universe of Music & Cosplay from Daniele Silvestri to Alberto Oliviero. An amazing set list full of surprises awaits you: magic, ghosts, comics, a tour, the Meyer Hospital and even more.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Behind the Scenes of a Masterpiece

    Watch the making of the official Lucca Comics & Games 2013 poster and find out how the artists of Riot Games have dealt with… A Matter of Style!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Rolimpics, the 2013 Edition

    The first applications arrived as soon as we opened registration! Some of the historic teams confirm their participation.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Everything Related to the Rising Sun

    Here are the exhibitors of the Japan Palace. At the stands in Real Collegio you can find original goods, clothing, gadgets, language courses, and Japanese miniatures.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Find Out the Artists of the Comics Artists Area

    For the first time you will find all the authors in a dedicated stand: a unique chance to meet them and ask for autographs, dedications and drawings.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Grog Competition 2013: Are You Ready?

    The countdown to the 27th edition has begun. This is the oldest contest of fantasy and sci-fi miniatures in Italy.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • "Tracciati", Video Story of a Dream Came True

    Full-immersion in Lucca with editors and experts for 20 wannabe "weavers of dreams". Watch the report of the 2012-2013 edition.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • One4all Flies to Salento

    The four "musketeers" of fantasy art Barbieri, Orizio, Parrillo and Zontini will take part at Lunatica on September 8th and 9th in Lecce.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Evangelion Night

    Evangelion Experience! Tweet to win two tickets to the Evangelion Night!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • VIP of Cartoons Celebrate with Us

    Here are the guests who will celebrate the birthday of our Stage: Cristina D'Avena, Giorgio Vanni, cover bands, special gigs of Agresti-Serina and Tadini-Polito-Goldsand-Daldello-Gemelle Cenciarelli, and many more!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • All Bruce Heard's Levels

    The historic creative leader and D&D designer will take part in game sessions, will meet the public and will be the protagonist of a not-to-be-missed exhibit comprehending his works from the beginning to Mystara 2.0.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • From Thorgal to Lucca, Here Comes Giulio De Vita

    The artist is a special guest of Lucca Comics. An exhibit at Palazzo Ducale, meetings and showcases will take place in honor of this highly appreciated - even abroad - artist.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Meeting at Japan Palace

    Stands, events, exhibits, contests and guest from the Land of the Rising Sun. See you at Real Collegio!

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Inside and Outside the "Mura Maestre"

    A striking theme for the 7th edition of the Junior Contest for illustrators and comics artists. The deadline is September 5th.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Project Contest, Time is Running Out

    The deadline is on Semptember 20th and it's near! If you have a story in your mind (or even in your drawer!), take part in the contest: you may win 1800 euro and the publication by Edizioni BD.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • The 2013 Edition of the Mangaka Contest is Here!

    After last year's success, the contest reserved for wannabe mangakas is back. You may win a scholarship to the International School of Comics and many, many comic books.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • The Best Examples of International Comic Arts

    Hermann, Guy Delisle and Terry Moore revealed as guests of Lucca Comics 2013. An exhibit with their works will be on display from October.

    [more]> 03/10/2013
  • Ci sono muri che separano ma sono stato su un muro che unisce. Goonatilleke S.
  • Ce sta Hulk come Lamù, e chi se ne va più? Francesco D.
  • Da te ritorno ogni anno mentre tu cresci senza invecchiare e io quando sto con te ritorno bambino. Giovanni Battista N.
  • La passione in migliaia di cuori. Roberta G.
  • Grazie Lucca Comics & Games per avermi fatto conoscere una mondo pieno di gioia e di fantasia. Roderick David G.
  • Sei fatta della fantasia di chi ci mette il proprio lavoro e della felicità di chi ci partecipa. Roberta M.