THIS WEEKEND: Top 10 things to do at MCM Manchester Comic Con!

Source: MCM Manchester

MCM Manchester Comic Con 28-29 July is almost here for the ultimate weekend of pop-culture, gaming, guests, comics, cosplay TV & film.

With tickets from £12 and our Kids Go Free offer it’s time to assemble your squad.


Download the official MCM Comic Con app to plan your weekend!

1. Meet Special Guests

Ask your burning question when guests take to the Main & Live Stages or purchase a Photo Session or autograph for the ultimate memento!

Guests include Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange, Avengers: Infinity War), Khary Payton & Cooper Andrews (The Walking Dead), Troy Baker & Nolan North (Uncharted), Christopher Judge (Stargate). Check out the rest of the TV, film, gaming, animation and cosplay guests HERE.


2. Gaming & LIVE Retro Replay Recording


Join Uncharted’s Nolan & Troy as they film the latest episode in their retro gaming series, Sunday Main Stage 14:00.

Join Streamers Connected, the gaming community of over 8,000, for their live stage, competitions, Fortnite free play, influencers & the latest tech. Plus, tabletop gaming from Asmodee & addictive Puyo Puyo play!


3. Tea-dueling with Steampunk

If futuristic Victoriana sounds awesome to you, be sure to check out the amazing costumes, props and works of art from the Steampunk Emporium. They’ll be enthralling us with a packed stage schedule all weekend. Tea drinking just got serious.


4. Kid Zone: Fun, Costumes & Furry Friends

Relax after meeting your superheroes with face-painting, soft-play, toys and books in the Kid Zone. Don’t forget, you can bring two under 10s for free with your General Entry ticket!

Create a furry friend with Build-A-Bear Workshop, get creative with their art competition or share a selfie in the #ComiCondo to win.


5. Explore Comic Village with Rick & Morty and Adventure Time

Get inky fingers finding your new favorite comic. Comic Village gives you the chance to get face-to-face with artists and writers including Marc Ellerby, Sarah Graley & Mike Garley.


6. Photo Ops & Live Cosplay Workshops in the NEW Community Zone

The Community Zone is the fandom hub for meets; Instagrammable photo ops with a Daryl Dixon bike & Thor hammer; cosplay workshops and panels from cosplay guests Ivy Doomkitty & Tabitha Lyons.


7. After Hours Musical Performance from Troy Baker

The video game actor is treating us to a musical performance of Window to the Abbey, Main Stage Saturday 18:30. Find out more HERE.


8. Fave Voice Actors take on Star Wars in the Hilarious Twisted Toonz

Twisted Toonz is taking to the Main stage on Saturday at 15:00, be sure to join voice actors Nolan North (UnchartedTroy Baker (The Last of UsJennifer Hale (Mass EffectVanessa Marshall (Star Wars: Rebels) Khary Payton (Teen Titans Go) and Phil LaMarr (Samurai Jack, Futurama) as they take on the original Star Wars script. Think Winnie the Pooh as Darth Vader…


9. Debut of UK Championships of Cosplay

Watch talented crafters display cosplay & qualify for the chance to fly to Chicago’s C2E2 to win the ultimate global bounty. The UK Championships qualifier takes place Sunday, Main Stage 15:00.


10. Movie Exclusives from FrightFest & Fighting Spirit Short Film Festival

Horror fanatics can preview FrightFest with exclusive clips, guests and discussions for the scarily good celebration, Main Stage Saturday 14:00.

Brace yourselves! The Fighting Spirit Film Festival brings an exciting selection of short films, packed with action and martial arts, Main Stage Sunday 13:00