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MCM Comic Con returning to Birmingham

By Rebecca Stanley | Birmingham | Attractions | Published:

Fans of sci-fi and pop culture can get their geek on when MCM Birmingham Comic Con returns to Birmingham.

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The event comes to the NEC with special guests, exclusive content, hundreds of stalls and more.

Guest attending the event include Sex Education star Asa Butterfield, Umbrella Academy cast members Tom Hopper and Emmy Ravet-Lampman, Supernatural's Felicia Day, Game of Thrones' Miltos Yerolemou and more.

Voice actors in attendance include the likes of Charles Martinet who voices iconic Nintendo character Mario, Pokémon's Veronica Taylor and The Legend of Zelda's Patricia Summerset.

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MCM national event manager Laura McCrum says: “More than 35,000 visitors are expected to join us and our great line-up of special guests, comic creators and exhibitors when MCM Birmingham throws open its doors later this month.

“It’s always a joy to meet so many like-minded fans – many of whom come dressed for the occasion in cool costumes. 2019 is shaping up to be a great year for MCM, and we can’t wait to kick it off in Birmingham.”

As well as special guests, MCM Birmingham will play host to a Comic Village filled with artists and writers; a Cosplay Stage showcasing the colourful costumes and crafting skills of the UK’s cosplay community and a range of exhibitors selling everything from toys and film props to original artwork and anime.

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There’s also the new Treehouse interactive area with face painting, free-play Lego, book readings and Jedi training to keep children entertained.

MCM Comic Con comes to Birmingham's NEC from March 23 to 24.

For more information and to buy tickets, click here.

Rebecca Stanley

By Rebecca Stanley
@becci_star

Entertainment journalist for Express & Star and Shropshire Star. Contact me: rebecca.stanley@expressandstar.co.uk

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