Australia's #1 source for Comics, Cartoons, Conventions & Colllectables.


Kapow Team


Chris discovered a passion for pop culture through his work as a freelance writer. Now serving as a publicist and biographer, he maintains a strong knowledge of the entertainment industry, and most importantly, the local comic scene.


A graphic designer by day and an avid tv consumer by night. With a prominent history in the pop culture community, she pursues her love for all things geek. From cosplaying, judging cosplay competitions, and emceeing events.


Joined the Australian Comic scene creating comics "The Vagabond" & "Wrestlers In Space" he continues to support the medium and combine his television background to promote the Aussie Pop Culture scene as Lead Producer for Kapow!. 

Previous Kapow Hosts:


Al, Sonya & Ray

Hosts of Kapow from 2012-2016







Lead Kapow! Producer:

Nathanael Hopkins-Smith

Kapow! Created by

Ben Shackleford

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