Fantasy becomes a Dandy-Con reality

Fans get dressed - Con Comic Festival.

Dress larger than life at the Dandy-Con Comic Festival.

Many are expected to inhabit their favourite pop-culture characters, anime and superheroes at the free family-friendly event.

It includes Fandoms, cosplay competitions, workshops, exhibitions, live music, airbrush tattoos and comic stalls.

Workshops for ages 12-plus include manga drawing, lightsabres, comics writing and creating kamishiba (paper theatre).

Dandy-Con Comic Festival is at Dandenong Library and Harmony Square, corner of Walker and Lonsdale streets, Dandenong on Saturday 13 April 11am-4pm.

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