06th Apr2018

V&A Museum announces ‘Videogames: Design/ Play/ Disrupt’ exhibit

by Phil Wheat

Videogames: Design/ Play/ Disrupt celebrates the innovative and rapidly changing design field of videogames this autumn, in what will be the first exhibition of its kind. The V&A will explore how contemporary designers, players and critics are pushing boundaries in playful and radical new ways. Rare glimpses from the creative process of developing games such […]

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05th Apr2018

The Miskatonic Institute announce ‘A Restoration of Nosferatu (1922)’ talk

by Phil Wheat

The Miskatonic Institute Horror Studies – London is set to welcome Watchmaker Films founder Mark Rance to discuss the proccess and importance of film restoration while putting a spotlight on his challenging work on the Nosferatu release (pictured above). The talk will primarily explore the complex and subjective issues currently floating around in many analog-versus-digital […]

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04th Apr2018

Grimmfest to celebrate 10 years with first ‘Grimmfest Awards’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Grimmfest, the Manchester based genre festival is pleased to announce the first Grimmfest Awards, a new scheme to celebrate the very best genre titles selected for the annual festival and the creative teams behind them. Said festival director and founder of Grimmfest, Simeon Halligan: We are launching the awards, […]

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03rd Apr2018

Megacon returns to Orlando this May

by Phil Wheat

Megacon, the Southeast’s largest fan convention with shows in both Orlando and Tampa Bay, returns to the Orange County Convention Center (pictured above) on Thursday May 24th through Sunday May 27th 2018. This year, Megacon Orlando expects to welcome more than 100,000 fans throughout the Memorial Day weekend – including a couple of representatives from […]

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08th Mar2018

PLAY Expo expands into London

by Phil Wheat

PLAY Expo, the UK’s largest arcade, indie and retro gaming show comes to London’s Printworks for the first time on the 11th – 12th August 2018. Having previously sold out huge arenas in Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds and Blackpool, PLAY Expo is bringing its raucous celebration of gaming brilliance throughout the years to the capital. PLAY […]

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06th Mar2018

ITV2′s ‘Action Team’ headed to MCM Birmingham this month!

by Phil Wheat

If you thought you were safe in the hands of Superman, Thor or even James Bond – think again. The latest and bravest superhero arrives in the (very) unlikely form of Logan, an MI6 agent who specialises in comical endeavours and collateral damage in the new ITV2 series Action Team… Played by the VERY funny […]

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06th Mar2018

‘The Walking Dead’ royalty coming MCM London Comic Con

by Phil Wheat

MCM London Comic Con is all set to give a right royal welcome to The Walking Dead’s King Ezekiel,aka screen actor and noted voice talent Khary Payton, and Cooper Andrews, who plays Ezekiel’s right hand man Jerry in the hit zombie apocalypse series. Payton’s character Ezekiel is the self-proclaimed monarch of a community known as […]

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09th Feb2018

First guests announced for MCM Birmingham 2018

by Phil Wheat

MCM Comic Con, the UK’s largest organiser of pop culture events is back and ready to roll in 2018 with bigger shows, bigger guests and more explosive and interactive content; kicking off the year with its first event, MCM Birmingham Comic Con – and we have news of the first guests! Dynamic duo and space […]

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02nd Jan2018

HorrorCon UK announce new May convention guest

by Phil Wheat

Taking place at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Sheffield, HorrorCon UK is one of the highlights of the UK horror convention calendar. We’ve been to a number of the events since its launch in 2015 and this years event looks to be the greatest yet! With genre icon Dee Wallace already announced to appear […]

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26th Oct2016

Fabio Frizzi to appear at MCM London Comic Con

by Phil Wheat

Famed horror composer Fabio Frizzi will be taking part in a Q&A at MCM London Comic Con this Friday, complete with musical excerpts, classic clips and horror DVD giveaways. Frizzi, who has composed the soundtracks to more than 70 movies and many TV series, with be talking with music journalist Tom Fenwick (FACT Magazine) about […]

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20th Apr2016

MCM London to host EU premiere of ‘Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin III’

by Kat Wheat

Organisers have announced that the MCM London Comic Con this May will host the European premiere of new Sunrise film Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin III. Comic Con will also welcome the series’ mecha designer and producer, Mika Akitaka and Osamu Taniguchi – both of whom will be signing autographs for fans and presenting a […]

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15th Apr2015

Moon Bloodgood makes Euro con debut at MCM London Comic Con

by Phil Wheat

Falling Skies star Moon Bloodgood (pictured above) is to make her European convention debut next month, meeting fans and signing autographs at MCM London Comic Con, the UK’s biggest modern pop culture event. Moon Bloodgood plays Anne Glass in post-apocalyptic sci-fi show Falling Skies, which returns for a fifth and final season later this year. […]

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11th Mar2015

The Walking Dead’s Laurie Holden to appear at MCM Birmingham

by Phil Wheat

Organisers have announced that Laurie Holden is to join fellow The Walking Dead stars Christian Serratos and Tyler James Williams as a special guest at this month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con, where they will meet fans and host an on-stage panel. Laurie played Andrea in The Walking Dead, winning a Saturn Award for Best Supporting […]

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26th Feb2015

Covert Affairs’ Christopher Gorham headed to MCM Birmingham

by Phil Wheat

There’s nothing undercover about Covert Affairs lead Christopher Gorham’s next mission; the spy drama star will be joining the special guest line-up at next month’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con. California native Gorham plays field agent Auggie Anderson in the US show, a field agent who was blinded on a special forces mission in Iraq and […]

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20th Feb2015

‘Sleepy Hollow’ stars to attend MCM Birmingham Comic Con

by Phil Wheat

Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman are galloping into town for MCM Birmingham Comic Con! Sleepy Hollow stars Tom Mison (Parade’s End, Lost In Austen) and Neil Jackson (Blade: The Series, Quantum Of Solace) will be meeting fans, presenting panels and signing autographs on both days of the show, held at the NEC on 21st […]

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30th Jan2015

“Naruto” to appear at two MCM Comic Con’s in 2015

by Phil Wheat

MCM have this morning announced that Manchester and Glasgow will be playing host to much-loved ninja Naruto (well the actress who voices the character – not the actual character, that would be beyond the realms of even MCM’s massive budgets) later this year! Maile Flanagan, the voice of iconic anime hero Naruto Uzumaki, is to […]

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12th Oct2014

The UK gets its own ‘Power Rangers’ convention

by Phil Wheat

Massive Events, the company behind conventions such as Hallowhedon, Sherlocked and Chevron, have announced the Mighty Morphin Power Con, the first 3-day unofficial convention to celebrate all things Power Rangers Held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel from Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd Feburary 2015, this unofficial convention aims to bring together fans of the […]

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14th May2014

What’s on at this May’s MCM London Comic Con?

by Phil Wheat

The UK’s biggest and best celebration of pop. culture, MCM London Comic Con returns to ExCel London on 23-25 May for a long weekend packed with special guests, sci-fi, movies, videogames, comic books, eSports, online video, anime and cosplay. Here’s a taste of what will be on show. Special Guests Special guests meeting fans, presenting […]

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11th Mar2014

First guests announced for MCM Comic Con / Memorabilia Birmingham

by Phil Wheat

Whether you’re into Doctor Who and Star Wars or The Wire and Sherlock, there’s a great line-up of special guests coming to the NEC on 22-23 March for MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia. Here are just a few of them! British actor, writer and director Phil Davis has appeared in a host of top […]

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21st Nov2013

‘Toy Hunter’ comes to MCM Birmingham!

by Phil Wheat

As a collector I’m always looking for those hidden treasures and must-have items at each and every Comic Con I go to… But at this weekend’s MCM Comic Con / Memorabilia Birmingham it seems I might have some competition as Travel Channel series Toy Hunter is headed to Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia this weekend, […]

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19th Nov2013

Preview: MCM Comic Con / Memorabilia Birmingham

by Phil Wheat

This weekend (November 23rd & 24th) sees the MCM Comic Con and Memorabilia show take place at the NEC in Birmingham. We’ll be there on the Saturday, checking out what’s happening at one of the UK’s biggest conventions. If you haven’t grabbed a ticket yet, what are you waiting for? Ok, ok, so some of […]

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18th Oct2013

MCM announce October’s London Comic Con guest line-up

by Phil Wheat

MCM Expo/London Comic Con returns to ExCel London on 25th – 27th October. As well as hosting a galaxy of great sci-fi, movie, games, comics, anime and cosplay content, they’ve also got their usual huge line up of special guests – with more guests being added all the time! see www.mcmcomiccon.com for the latest London […]

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