Unleash Your Inner Geek With The Return of MCM Comic Con Scotland

By Reporter, The HighLand Times, Tuesday September 4 2018

The Walking Dead, Overwatch and Merlin stars to headline MCM Comic Con, as it blasts back to Glasgow for a pop culture weekend extravaganza. Picture by Annie Byrne.

MCM Comic Con, the UK’s largest organiser of pop culture events is gearing up for the return of MCM Scotland, as part of the ReedPOP family, with bigger guests, exclusive panel content and entertaining and interactive show floor features.

Celebrating the latest and greatest in geeky goodness for fans, MCM will bring an action-packed weekend of pop culture to the SEC Glasgow, on 22-23 September – featuring everything from comics, movies, games and sci-fi to cosplay, anime, steampunk and online video.

Leaving the safety of the kingdom and travelling to meet fans in Glasgow are The Walking Dead’s Khary Payton and Cooper Andrews, who portray King Ezekial and Jerry on the hit show, alongside Ross Marquand, Lew Temple, Joshua Mikel, Jayson Warner Smith, Macsen Lintz and Madison Lintz.

For videogame fans out there wanting a bite of the action, MCM is bringing glory and victory to Glasgow with three of Overwatch’s heroes in the form of Charlet Chung, Lucie Pohl and Gaku Space.

Also boasting a plethora of acting credits to their names, we have Zach Callison (Steven Universe) and Jeremy Shada (Adventure Time), alongside Vic Mignogna (Full Metal Alchemist), Jess Harnell (Transformers) and Ivy Doomkitty, the internationally renowned cosplayer will be here to talk all things cosplay.

Award-winning video game voice stars Troy Baker and Nolan North (both Uncharted, The Last of Us) are also set to appear over the weekend, alongside Merlin’s Alexander Vlahos and Rupert Young, Braveheart’s very own Angus McFadyen.

Headlining the Comic Village, comic book legend and Eisner Award-winning comics writer Brian Azzarello will be meeting fans at MCM Scotland, alongside the talented Barry Jazz Finnegan, who will be treating us to live charcoal art on the show floor.

“We’re so looking forward to bringing new guests and new show features to the awesome fan communities in Glasgow,” says Mary Franklin, Global Event Director at ReedPOP.

“From DC Comics legend Brian Azzarello to an entire lineup of guests from The Walking Dead, our goal is to make this an MCM Comic Con to remember.”

Rising star Donny Cates, currently penning Venom, Thanos and Doctor Strange for Marvel will also be hitting the spotlight at MCM Scotland.

Following its awesome launch in Manchester, the UK Championships of Cosplay are back!

A brand-new cosplay competition for the UK will be taking place during the weekend, which ties into our worldwide ReedPOP show – read on through the show guide to find out more!

Also new to MCM Scotland 2018 is the MCM Community Zone; a hub for fans to celebrate the communities they love – be sure to stop by and check it out, watch some fan focused stage sessions and take some awesome photos with some cool props.

“We’ve been so excited to return to the amazing city of Glasgow; to unveil the first ReedPOP MCM Scotland show,” said Danny Aindow, MCM National Event Manager.

“We’ve brought some great guests, excellent panel content and entertaining show floor features.

“We’ve been talking to fans more than ever before and look forward to getting closer to the fans at this show and beyond.”

Elsewhere at MCM Scotland, fans will find a host of amazing comic book artists and writers, steampunk, children’s entertainment and diverse range of exhibitors and retailers.

Additional details about MCM Comic Con events, guests and sponsors will be announced in the coming weeks.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.mcmcomiccon.com and MCM Comic Con's social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).

 

 

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