The ever popular MCM Expo London Comic Con returns to ExCel London on 23-25 October with a line-up of special guests, games, sci-fi, comics, anime and cosplay content to entertain the show’s 60,000 plus visitors.
The Comic Con celebrates a wide range of media from television, film, comics and video games. It also attracts those who want to dress up as their favourite character in the Cosplay areas.
Some of the special guests include Doctor Who’s Matt Smith, Jeffrey Demunn and Andrew Rothenburg, stars of hit zombie apocalypse series The Walking Dead, Tony Amendola and Roger Cross from new Canadian sci-fi police show Continuum. Tony Amendola is also at the show for fantasy drama Once Upon At Time, alongside fellow cast member Keegan Connor Tracy. Keegan plays The Blue Fairy in the fairytale-inspired show, while Tony takes on the role of Geppetto. A Town Called Eureka creator, writer and executive producer Jaime Paglia. is joined by Colin Ferguson and Tembi Locke, who play Sheriff Jack Carter and Dr. Grace Monroe in the popular sci-fi show.
Many of the top video game producers bring their latest games to the show. This year this includes Nintendo who will be giving visitors the opportunity to try out their revolutionary new Wii U console ahead of its public release later this year. Ubisoft will be bringing the much-anticipated Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, first person shooter Far Cry 3 and Wii U survival horror game ZombiU.
Iconic games characters Agent 47 and Lara Croft both return as Square Enix shows off Hitman: Absolution and their upcoming Tomb Raider reboot.
In the Anime, comics, cosplay and other attractions, Best-selling British sci-fi author Peter Hamilton celebrates the launch of his latest novel, Great North Road.There will be a revamped JapanEx area, with the addition of food stalls giving visitors a taste of Japanese culture.
London Comic Con is the UK’s largest cosplay event and the centrepiece of this October’s show is the EuroCosplay Championship Finals, which sees contestants from more than 20 nations competing for the cosplay crown.
For more information or to buy tickets, visit the Comic Con website here
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