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MCM Comic Con returns to London

by Khyle Deen. Published Thu 25 Oct 2018 12:19

MCM Comic Con London, the UK’s largest pop culture event, is gearing up for its return to the capital this week, on 26-28 October.

This year’s MCM Comic Con London is packed with bigger guests, exclusive products and more explosive and interactive content, as thousands of cosplayers, movie buffs, comic fans, families, gamers, collectors and anime enthusiasts are set to descend on ExCeL London.

Fans can enjoy free panels and exclusive screenings across the whole weekend with cast members, authors and directors; meet top UK influencers in CreatorScape, play the latest games in our GamingZone and compete in or watch the UK Championships of Cosplay.

The special guest lineup includes:
Paul Bettany – who plays JARVIS and Vision in the hugely popular Marvel Cinematic Universe films

Starsky & Hutch’s Paul Michael Glaser, David Soul and Antonio Fargas

The cast from US supernatural TV series Shadowhunters

Other guests include the stars of popular Geek &a Sundry web series Critical Role, Matthew Mercer, Marisha Ray, Liam O’Brien, Sam Riegel, Taliesin Jaffe and Brian Foster, who will be going behind the scenes of their epic Dungeons & Dragons role-playing campaigns.

Fans can experience some horror with MCM’s spooky guests Tony Todd (Candyman), Kane Hodder (horror icon Jason Voorhees), Katherine Isabelle (Ginger Snaps) and Ray Santiago (Ash vs. Evil Dead).

They will also get the chance to meet talented voice actors Charlet Chung (Overwatch), Vic Mignogna (Full Metal Alchemist), Veronica Taylor (Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh!) and Zach Callison (Steven Universe).

- Firestorm – screening of the new puppet TV series from Gerry Anderson, creator of Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and Space: 1999. The show’s cast and crew will talk about the production process, show exclusive behind the scenes material, and answer questions

- Outlander – exclusive UK premiere screening of first episode of season 4

- Slaughterhouse Rulez – director and cast members discuss the new movie

- The Last Kingdom – lead cast members join series writer for a Q&A

- Mandy – screening of Panos Cosmatos’ new gore filled horror, starring Nicolas Cage

“We are thrilled to open the doors of MCM Comic Con London and play host to the best of pop culture for our fans. We are bringing amazing talent and incredible panels and exclusive content for our fans to enjoy across the weekend,” said Josh Denham, MCM London Event Manager.

Comic book legends and Eisner Award-winning comic writers Brian Azzarello and Frank Miller will be meeting fans at MCM London, following their recent collaboration on DC’s best-selling Dark Knight III: The Master Race, a nine-issue second sequel to Miller’s own The Dark Knight Returns.

They will be joined by a host of talented comic artists in MCM’s Comic Village, alongside the likes of Chris Claremont and Frank Quitely.

Denham continued, “MCM’s Comic Village is back with a vengeance as we play host to some fantastic home-grown talent and overseas stars to proudly put the ‘comic’ back in ‘comic con’.”

As well as meeting guests and checking out the latest art from comic artists, fans can get interactive with some amazing activations and exclusive products on the show floor, from major exhibitors including Nintendo, Square Enix, Hasbro, Cartoon Network, Funko, Universal Pictures, Bandai Namco, Build-A- Bear and Warner Bros.

WEEKEND TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT. For more information and to purchase day tickets, please visit
www.mcmcomiccon.com and MCM Comic Con's social media pages.

Additional details about MCM Comic Con events, guests and sponsors will be announced via the website.



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