10th Oct2018

MCM Comic Con returns to London in 2 weeks!

by Phil Wheat

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MCM Comic Con London, the largest UK pop culture event is gearing up for its return to the capital later this month, on 26th-28th 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.

Among MCM’s special guest line up this October, we have WWE superstar-turned-Hollywood actor Dave Bautista, best known for playing Dax the Destroyer from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and James Bond villain Mr Hinx. Paul Bettany, aka JARVIS and Vision from the hugely popular Marvel Cinematic Universe films will be also meeting fans, alongside the cast from US supernatural TV series Shadowhunters.

Joining the party, stars of popular Geek & Sundry web series Critical Role, Matthew Mercer, Marisha Ray, Liam O’Brien, Sam Riegel, Taliesin Jaffe and Brian Foster, will be going behind the scenes of their epic Dungeons & Dragons role-playing campaigns. Starsky, Hutch and Huggy Bear’s Paul Michael Glaser, David Soul and Antonio Fargas will be bringing some ‘70s swagger to the London show, amd 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).

Fans 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). Check out the full list of guests here.

Also, comic book legends and Eisner Award-winning comic writers Brian Azzarello and Frank Miller will both be meeting fans at MCM London, following their recent collaboration on DC’s best-selling Dark Knight III: The Master Race (review here), 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, please see the full list of comic village guests here

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 Hasbro, Cartoon Network, Funko, Universal Pictures, Bandai Namco, Build-A-Bear and Warner Bros. Fans can also 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 or watch in the UK Championships of Cosplay.

For more information and to purchase day tickets (weekend tickets are now sold out), 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 in the coming weeks.

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