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MCM London Comic Con wins Best Consumer Show at the AEO Awards 2015

MCM London Comic Con wins Best Consumer Show at the AEO Awards 2015
After an exciting few months that saw attendance records once again smashed for May’s event, MCM London Comic Con has been awarded Best Consumer Show at the prestigious AEO Excellence Awards. Run by the Association of Event Organisers, the ceremony was held at London’s Grosvenor House to celebrate major achievements across the events industry. This year’s May convention brought together a diverse and glittering array of guests,... 

Record attendance of 122,000 attend MCM London Comic Con May 2015

Record attendance of 122,000 attend MCM London Comic Con May 2015
The MCM London Comic Con of May 2015 saw record crowds flock to the ExCeL centre, with 122,634 visitors passing through the doors of Britain’s biggest modern pop culture show. After eclipsing 110k back in October 2014, the event has made a further leap — comfortably breaking the 120k barrier. Running over a full three days for the first time, the convention featured everything from movies, videogames and comic books, to anime, manga, cake, and... 

Record numbers as 110,000 attend MCM London Comic Con October 2014

Record numbers as 110,000 attend MCM London Comic Con October 2014
The UK’s biggest comic convention continues to shatter attendance records, as last weekend’s MCM London Comic Con saw more than 110,000 sci-fi, comic book, videogame and anime fans flocking to the bi-annual London event at the ExCeL. In total, 110,197 people came through the doors during the 24-26 October weekend, smashing the previous record of 101,600 at the last show in May and 88,000 in October 2013. “We’re delighted that so many people... 

MCM Buzz at New York Comic Con – Images Part 2

MCM Buzz at New York Comic Con – Images Part 2
Among the world’s largest comic conventions, the New York Comic Con has continued to grow year on year since first being held in 2006. Now second only to SDCC in terms of fame and guest numbers, NYCC takes place every October, and attracts a diverse array of visitors as well as a plethora of exciting guests from the worlds of film, television, comics and gaming. This year, a photographer from the MCM Buzz team, Bryan Cooney, was lucky enough... 

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... 

MCM London Comic Con claims title of largest event of its type in the UK!

MCM London Comic Con claims title of largest event of its type in the UK!
The MCM Buzz can report that following last weekend’s MCM London Comic Con, the organisers have revealed that May’s event has reached another milestone, with the announcement that over 100,000 people attended! The final number of 101,600 is an increase of over 31,500 on the May 2013 event and an increase of over 13,600 on the October 2013 event. “This has been the most successful MCM London Comic Con on record – in fact, the... 

MCM Belfast Comic Con 2014 Announced!

MCM Belfast Comic Con 2014 Announced!
The MCM Expo group have today announced another new addition to their 2014 events calender, MCM Belfast Comic Con! Due to take place on June 7th-8th at the Kings Hall in Belfast, the event plans to bring the group’s signature mix of sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay to Northern Ireland for the first time.  Commenting on the new show, the group’s ninth for 2014, MCM co-organiser Paul Miley said: “We’re delighted to... 

CNN: Why are we fascinated by comic book heroes?

CNN: Why are we fascinated by comic book heroes?
A recent news report by CNN’s Neil Curry asks, why are we fascinated by comic book heroes? The report touches on the surge of comic book blockbusters, featuring clips from the upcoming films Man of Steel, The Wolverine and Thor: The Dark World. Helping giving their thoughts are Stan Lee, writer/director Joss Whedon and Chris Hewitt of Empire Magazine. One of the backdrops for this report is May’s MCM London Comic Con. Not only does it feature... 

MCM London Comic Con sees record attendance and will expand in October

MCM London Comic Con sees record attendance and will expand in October
MCM London Comic Con may already be Europe’s biggest convention, but the show will be even bigger when it returns to ExCeL London this October, organisers today revealed. “MCM London Comic Con will be soaring from 25,000 m2 to 34,000 m2, spreading the event across both sides of ExCeL for the first time,” said MCM joint managing director Bryan Cooney. He also added that “growing the show’s footprint will not only allow... 

MCM & Eagle Awards Debut New Comics Talent Competition!

MCM & Eagle Awards Debut New Comics Talent Competition!
Ever had a desire to write/draw a comic-book? Here’s your opportunity, courtesy of a fantastic new competition. MCM and Eagle Awards, in association with “Snow White and the Huntsman”, have announced a new and prestigious competition for new comic book artists and writers. Within the ‘Huntsman’s Challenge’, creators will find themselves tasked with creating a fully-finished (as in coloured and lettered) five page... 
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