7 min / narrative / 2019 / Australia
Once a year Australia’s largest comic convention awards the best dressed competitor with the ultimate Prize ¨the ComiCrown”. This year Steve is sure he’s going to win. But when his best friend Tony makes them miss the last bus to the convention they have no choice but to set out on an epic adventure across the city or risk losing the crown forever. Or ¨well¨ for at least… a year.
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