MCM London Comic Con – back in May

MCM Comic Con LondonMCM London Comic Con storms back to Excel on 23-25 May for another spectacular celebration of all that’s best and brightest in the worlds of movies, sci-fi, anime, videogames, comics, manga and cosplay.

Alongside all the onstage panels, games zones and retail booths, what’s described by the MCM Expo team as Europe’s biggest celebration of popular culture will play host to the largest gathering of comic book creators in the UK, the national qualifiers of the Eurocosplay Championships and, of course, a great special guest line-up from the worlds of film, TV and comics.

Special guests at their last event last October included stars from series such as Lost Girl; Game of Thrones; Primeval; Haven; Warehouse 13; By Any Means; Under The Dome; Young Dracula; Torchwood and Red Dwarf, while our Anime Guests of Honour were Studio WIT, makers of the hugely acclaimed Attack On Titan.

Following the success of October’s show, which welcomed a record-breaking 88,000 visitors, MCM organisers have also announced that May’s MCM London Comic Con will once again spread across both sides of ExCel – giving them even more room to promote comics and more.


The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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