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This piece was written during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labour of the actors currently on strike, the movie/series/feature being covered here wouldn't exist.

Comic Con is back, the 3 day event is hitting the ExCel arena London this weekend from Friday 27 to Sunday 29. There is still time to grab your tickets, although limited tickets are now available. Fans can expect a whole weekend of special guests, panels, impressive cosplay, exhibitors and plenty more to fill the weekend.

MCM Comic Con

As always, there are many special guests attending this month event with autograph and photo ops available with some of your favourite stars. This time round the special guests feature the likes of Stephen Amell (Arrow), Andrew Scott (Spectre), Ashley Greene (Twilight), Rhys Darby (What We Do in the Shadows), Denise Gough (Andor) and many many more. There is a whole range of stars from the entertainment, gaming and nerd culture industries, someone for everyone.

Amongst those autograph and photo ops, these stars will also be involved in panels discussing their various shows and content. Sit down with the stars themselves in the "Spotlight" panels, where they will discuss their careers up until this point. Alternatively, sit down with Rhys Darby, Vico Ortiz and Samson Kayo and find out all about their show Our Flag Meets Death. Find out all the latest goings on in the Star Trek universe with Captain Jack from Trek Central. And the one not to miss, go behind the scenes of The Witcher 3 with the cast, who will be spilling all the goss from the sets of the show. Find all the panels at the MCM Comic Con website.

MCM Comic Con

In addition to all of this, there is plenty to feast your eyes upon. Cosplay is a massive part of these events, and the guests go ham and leather to put on their best interpretations of the characters they love. Furthermore, be sure to take plenty of money as the exhibitors will have all your nerd culture collectables, with the addition of Artist Alley, Creators Pavilion and Writers Block sections. you'll be sure to find something of interest.

MCM Comic Con is a huge event on the calendar, and if you've got a spare few hours this weekend you are sure to find something that you'll love at this event. If you do happen to miss it, the event happens twice a year at the ExCel arena, so be sure to check it out.


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