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MCM Comic Con 2015 Dates Announced!

MCM Comic Con 2015 Dates Announced!
With the MCM Birmingham Comic Con bringing to an end a fantastically successful year for the MCM Expo Group, thoughts now turn to 2015 and today has seen the release of the complete list of dates for next year’s events. Whilst there are no changes or further additions to the line-up, many believe that judging from the success of this past year, 2015 could see the events grow even bigger in both size and attendance. The dates for the conventions... 

Attack on Titan to crossover with the Marvel universe

Attack on Titan to crossover with the Marvel universe
“What if the titans from Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan attacked the Marvel universe?” That is what Marvel’s C.B. Cebulski tweeted. However, it turned out that this was not just a wishful pitch. Minutes later, Cebulski revealed that the two are in fact going to crossover. “Not a joke, folks,” said Cebulski in his following tweet as he also revealed a teaser image. Not a joke, folks. Attack on Titan and the @Marvel universe are crossing... 

Heroes and Villains – Art and Drinks at the Aloft Hotel ExCel

Heroes and Villains – Art and Drinks at the Aloft Hotel ExCel
A popular place for con-goers to set up camp, the Aloft Hotel is conveniently situated right next door to the ExCeL Exhibition Centre where the biannual MCM London Comic Con is held. This autumn, in honour of its well-established connection with the event, Aloft is holding an exhibition of comic-themed artwork, in addition to serving some truly “super” cocktails. From now until Thursday 6th November, a range of exciting artwork by Incandescent... 

Interview with illustrator Anastasia Catris at MCM London Comic Con

Interview with illustrator Anastasia Catris at MCM London Comic Con
For all those con-goers attending this weekend, we at MCM Buzz are here to shine a light on some of the excellent artists that you can find in our Comics Village this year! Prior to this weekend’s London Comic Con, we managed to speak with freelance illustrator, Anastasia Catris and we asked her these questions. MCM Buzz: Welcome Anastasia! Tell us a little about yourself! Anastasia: My name is Anastasia Catris and I am a freelance illustrator... 

Squid Bits – Interview with Jess Bradley at MCM London Comic Con October 2014

Squid Bits – Interview with Jess Bradley at MCM London Comic Con October 2014
Sugar-sweet characters with an injection of geek and pop culture, you may have already spotted Jess Bradley‘s illustrations somewhere around the internet. Often drawing from personal interests, she infuses classic characters with her distinct and unique style. Working with UK apparel producers Genki Gear, Bradley has contributed many weird and wonderful characters to their clothing range. Her art has even seen fame on the small screen, being... 

Interview with Manga Artist Sarah Childs (Gyzra Ink) at MCM London Comic Con

Interview with Manga Artist Sarah Childs (Gyzra Ink) at MCM London Comic Con
One of the fastest growing parts of the event at all of the MCM Comic Con events is that of the Comic Village, a place where comics meet in cavalcade of colour and creativity. One of the reasons for this recent growth is the explosion of indie comic book writers and artists who are attending the event to sell/exhibit their work. One such artist is the talented Sarah Childs. MCM Buzz spoke to her about how she became an artist, her favourite MCM Comic... 

Biomecha – An Interview with Pink Apple Jam

Biomecha – An Interview with Pink Apple Jam
Launched in 1995, Biomecha is among the first British independent comics to have been inspired by Japanese manga and anime. After almost twenty years of hard work, creator Laura Watton-Davies, who works under the pen name Pink Apple Jam, now has just one book left to complete in order to finish off the series, which she intends to relaunch once this is done. Promoting her work at this October’s MCM London Comic Con, Laura hopes to get the... 

MCM Buzz New York Comic Con Images Part 1

MCM Buzz New York Comic Con Images Part 1
With the end of 2014 vastly approaching and the last few conventions of the year now starting to take place, all eyes are turning this weekend to the Jarvis Centre in New York for the New York Comic Con event. The event this year boasts guests from series such as Constantine, The 100, American Dad, The Walking, Sleepy Hollow, Star Trek, Adventure Time, Arrow, Once Upon A Time, Disney’s Big Hero 6 and Disney’s  Tomorrowland movies, WWE Hall of... 

Holy Pepper Jack Cheese! McDonalds have a Batman Burger!

Holy Pepper Jack Cheese! McDonalds have a Batman Burger!
It is not unusual to see themed burgers in McDonalds, with everything from Route 66 to the time of year used as an inspiration for a themed product. So one could argue that it was only a matter of time before we saw the chosen theme bridge out in to popular culture for their inspiration. Enter McDonalds in Hong Kong and their brand new BATMAN (yes, that’s right, BATMAN) themed burger creation. The burger is made up of two beef patties, piled... 

Need somewhere to store your amazing cosplays or memorabilia collection?

Need somewhere to store your amazing cosplays or memorabilia collection?
MCM Buzz have teamed up with Access Self Storage to give one lucky person the chance to win six months storage! So whether you’re a cosplayer who wants to use it for a cosplay studio, or a collector who wants a secure place to store your comics/memorabilia/manga/anime collection, this competition is perfect for you to show off your costumes or collection. The lucky winner will not only receive six months free storage, but will also star in a... 
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