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    Lucca Comics & Games 2022

    Date: 28 October 2022 - 1 November 2022

    Lucca Comics & Games 2022 will take place between October 28 and November 1, 2022, in Lucca. Lucca Comics and Games is an international fair dedicated to comics, animation, games and fantasy imagery, which takes place every year in Lucca between late October and early November. The fair is considered the second most important comics event in the world, after the Comiket in Tokyo.   SHORT HISTORY In 1966, the second edition of the International Comics Fair (Salone Internazionale dei Comics) was held in Lucca, after the first took place the previous year in Bordighera. In 1968, the cultural association Immagine-Centro di Studi Iconografici was born, a private organization that would organize the future fairs. In 1976, after the 12th edition, it was decided to transform the fair into a biennial event, with a spring edition and an autumn edition. Due to the financial problems of the Municipality of Lucca, the edition of 1988 was cancelled. In 1990, it was decided to introduce the ticket for visitors. The last edition of the International Comics Fair was held in April 1992. The Municipality of Lucca was no longer able to bear the expenses for the event. However, the Municipality, through the Read more [...]