Comic-Con 2019 (A couch surfers highlights)

San Diego Comic Con celebrated it’s 50th year as the highlight of the pop culture calendar this year.

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MCM London Comic Con – May 2019

We attended our first MCM Comic Con at EXCEL London (May 24th-25th 2019)

As one of the largest and premier pop culture events in the UK it offers attendees a wide range of attractions, opportunities and experiences covering a wide range of interest areas.


Special Guests at this years event included:

A special Clerks 25th Anniversary reunion featuring Jason Mewes, Brian O’Hallaran, Marilyn Ghiglioitti & Scott Schiaffo

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Film & Comic Con Cardiff – March 2019

Once again we attended this event as ‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!

Held at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena the home of South Wales geekery – during the weekend of 8th & 9th of March 2019.


Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
Mark Williams (Harry Potter)
Lawrence Gillard Jnr (The Walking Dead)
Julian Glover (Game of Thrones)
Colin Baker (Doctor Who)
And many more!

 

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London Comic Con Spring 2019

Once again we attended this event as ‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!

Held at the London Olympia during the weekend of 2nd – 3rd March 2019.


Guests that attended this weekends event included:-


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Black Panther Is The First Marvel Studios Film To Win An Oscar

Black Panther has become the first Marvel Studios film to win an Oscar, taking home the Best Costume Design award.


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London Film & Comic Con July 2018

Held at the London Olympia during the weekend of 28th – 30th July 2018.

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Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

  • Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who – Christopher’s first signing at a convention event in the world)
  • Nick Castle (Halloween)
  • David Duchovny (The X Files)
  • Zachary Levi (Shazam!)
  • Tom Welling (Smallville)
  • Jason Momoa (Aquaman).

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Comic-Con 2018 Highlights

San Diego Comic Con is a fixture of the pop culture calendar every year and is considered the ‘Geek Mecca’ where many companies choose to make major announcements for their movies, TV shows and products.

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Shooting Clerks – UK Premiere Review

Review by Ben Gummery

Disclaimer; as a long time fan and supporter of the project, this may not be the most unbiased review but i still wanted to share my thoughts.


‘Shooting Clerks‘ is a biopic of writer/director Kevin Smith which focuses on the production of his 1994 debut hit film Clerks as well as looking into the events that preceded and followed it. From writer/director Christopher Downie and producers Brett Murray & Ryan James the film stars Mark FrostChris Bain, Jay Booton, Tom Sullivan, Stephanie Price, Brett Murray and features cameos from several original Clerks cast members including Brian O’HallaranScott Schiaffo, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Ernie O’Donnell & Kevin Smith. 

After several preview screenings and festival appearances in the USA & UK the film had its UK Premiere at The Prince Charles Cinema on Tuesday 16th January 2018 followed by a Q&A with cast & crew.

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Film & Comic Con Cardiff – September 2017

Once again we attended this event as ‘Official Press’ thanks to Showmasters !!!!

Held at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena the home of South Wales geekery – during the 23rd & 24th of September 2017.


Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

Colin Baker (Doctor Who)
Sylvester McCoy (Doctor Who)
Wai Ching Ho (Daredevil)
Jeremy Bulloch (Star Wars)
Joseph Marcell (Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)
Ross O’Hennessy (Game of Thrones)

And many more!

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London Film & Comic Con July 2017

Event Report by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


London’s biggest con is back and bigger than ever. There were stalls galore, the original 66 Batmobile flanked by the Bat boat and bike (a bittersweet reminder the late great Adam West was due to attend), a cosplay stage and talks both paid and unpaid throughout the 3 days of the event ran by Showmasters and held once again at London Olympia on 28th – 30th July 2017.

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“Meeting our heroes really can turn us all into children in the best possible way.”

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