Liverpool Comic Con is this weekend and you can meet all of these fantasy icons
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The countdown to Liverpool Comic Con is officially underway as it gets set to to take over our Exhibition centre this weekend 10-11th March 2018.
There will be Robots in disguise, travellers in Time And Relative Dimension In Space, vehicles and ships from a long time ago and characters from a galaxy far, far away.
Local event organiser Andrew Kleek CEO & Founder of Liverpool Comic Con who has family ties within Liverpool said, “I feel very passionate about making this one of the biggest comic con events in the country and have signed up to work with The ACC Liverpool Group and grow the event over the next 3 years.”
Cosplay enthusiasts, Sci-Fi fans and comic book aficionados can expect a comic con from another dimension. While the high-profile guest line-up is incredible there will also be retro arcade game cabs, magnificent full size set and prop builds including spacecraft and vehicles from your favourite Sci-Fi films and TV series. In addition there will be Q&A sessions with the most well-known celebrities in the industry. All photo ops with set builds, spacecraft and vehicles will be FREE OF CHARGE and included in the admission ticket price. With so much to see and do, there are weekend tickets that include guaranteed early entry from £31.90 (inc. admin fees) and individual day tickets from £16.50 (inc. admin fees) there are discounted rates for the under 10s and under 5s go free.
Weekend tickets and Early Entry tickets will guarantee early entry to the event from 9:00am. Standard Tickets will allow queued access to the event from 11:00am onwards.
Some of the biggest fantasy icons will be appearing at Liverpool Comic Con. Here is the guest line-up:
Dirk Benedict – The A Team / Battlestar Galactica
Lou Ferrigno – The Incredible Hulk
Verne Troyer – Austin Powers, Harry potter
Paul McGann – The eighth Doctor Who
Ian McNeice – Doctor Who, Ace Ventura
Sophie Aldred – Doctor Who
Joonas Suotamo – Chewbacca in Star Wars
Adam Edge Copeland – WWE / Vikings
Gail Kim – WWE
Spencer Wilding – Rogue One / Guardians of the Galaxy
Manu Bennett – Arrow / The Hobbit
Jorgito Vargas Jr. – Power Rangers
Jeremy Bulloch – Boba Fett in Star Wars
Hattie Hayridge – Holly in Red Dwarf
Taker.Uk – The Undertaker Cosplayer
Dave Taylor – Comic Book Creator
Nigel Parkinson – Comic Book Creator
Away from the Main Bridge there will be a number of special quarters including cosplay changing facilities for our cosplaying communities, Meet and Greet zones, signing and autograph areas and a plethora of merchandise and trading stands.
Ben Williams, Commercial Director of The ACC Liverpool Group said, “We have great experience of hosting conventions, previous comic cons and Liverpool Horror Con gave thousands of people the chance to dress up, take group selfies and meet stars and fantasy icons. We are excited to be working with Liverpool Comic Con and feel they will create a brand new, fun and engaging event. We plan to work together to grow the event and provide a much sought after comic con experience for the local and regional audience.”
Liverpool Comic Con will be a meeting ground for like-minded people from across the galaxy and all parts of the universe.
Standard ticket prices start from £16.50 (inc admin fees)
with under 5s free of charge and weekend tickets available.
To book general entry tickets and also autograph and photograph tickets which gain you priority in the queues visit the website here.
Or Call Exhibition Centre Liverpool Box Office on 0344 809 4620
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