Posts Tagged ‘Comic Con’
With an increasing number of events on the UK convention scene, Birmingham Comic Con was MCM’s chance to prove that they remain one of best conventions in geek culture. Entering MCM Birmingham Comic Con has always been a visual assault on the senses, and this year was no different, with massive video screens showcasing the […]
With convention season opening this month, MCM Birmingham Comic Con returns to the Birmingham NEC on 23-24 March for a weekend filled with all things geeky. The biggest comic con in the Midlands, MCM Birmingham comes filled with content for the discerning geek, from exclusive products to an array of special guests, including: Asa Butterfield, […]
We had a great time at MCM Manchester this year and despite a few technical issues and no shows, we managed to get a few pictures of the event and do a pretty damn good podcast! Next in the series, is MCM Comic Con Scotland at the SEC Glasgow on 22-23 September and then MCM […]
Wandering into MCM Birmingham Comic Con for the first time, you may be excused for being awestruck for a moment. The entrance is a visual assault on the senses, with banners hanging from the ceiling, videos playing non-stop on the monitors and hordes of costumers of surrounding you. From traders and authors, to cars and […]
We’ve got some exciting news regarding Comic Con Arabia today. This will be the first Saudi convention featuring guests from America. Riki Lecotey (known in the cosplay community as Riddle) will become the first American female cosplayer to be welcomed in Saudi Arabia. She will be joined by Carlos Blanchard (Rage Custom Creations, and widely […]
In this weeks live podcast, Matt, Dave and Jonjo talk MCM, LFCC, Autograph prices and Game of Thrones Theories. Don’t forget that all Geek Pride Podcasts, including this one and Pitch, Please! can be found on Itunes, Google Play, youtube and our website for download. If you would like to see live streamed podcasts, then […]
One of the highlights of the MCM Birmingham Comic Con is always the diverse costumes worn by the talented cosplayers that attend. The sheer breadth of costumes range from faithful recreations of those worn on screen to imaginative re-envisioning of iconic characters.
Last weekend, Peter Ray Allison ventured to Birmingham for two days of sci-fi geekery and cosplay for the iconic MCM Birmingham Comic Con.
Let me start off my confessing that I have been to a comic con before but it was an extremely new one where manga and geek items were overshadowed by Archie comics and funky designer items. I knew MCM London would be different but I wasn’t prepared for how much…. First off, in my experience, Cosplay […]
Another year, another convention. The weekend rolls around, the weather is sunshine with the occasional cloud, and there is a hum of excitement in the air. Nervous cosplayers wander around the train station as they are directed and redirected to the appropriate trains, all cramming in with their gear and clutching nervously to wallets which […]