MCM Comic Con Archive

  • Image for MCM Birmingham 2021 | Cosplay Masquerade

    MCM Birmingham 2021 | Cosplay Masquerade

    Talented cosplayers strut their stuff on the Main Stage, displaying a broad range of amazing costumes and performing in character from across the whole pop culture spectrum.

    Cosplay
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Breaking Into Voice Acting With The Pros
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    MCM London 2021 | Breaking Into Voice Acting With The Pros

    Ever wanted to show off those pipes and learn how to become a professional voice actor? Want to get started but not exactly sure how? Then this is the panel for you! We’ve put together a panel of insiders and VAs with years of experience and they’re here to share tips and tricks. They’ll discuss how you can break into the industry and start your own journey to becoming a voice actor. Featuring Jim Cummings, David Hayter, Anjali Bhmani, and Carolina Ravassa

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Oxventure Live D&D
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    MCM London 2021 | Oxventure Live D&D

    Roll for initiative and join Outside Xbox and Outside Xtra on an epic adventure as spin-off Dungeons & Dragons series, Oxventure returns to MCM Comic Con! The ragtag team of brave-ish heroes (you know them as Corazon, Dob, Egbert, Merilwen, and Prudence, joined by long-suffering Johnny Chiodini) will be embarking on their latest perilous quest on stage in a live D&D show.

    Gaming
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Black Excellence in Comics
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    MCM London 2021 | Black Excellence in Comics

    Comic connoisseur Michael Ajih discusses the importance of black superheroes and their stories with influencers Mr. Midas Games, Steven Geekface, and Jason Barrett, showing why representation in comics matters, now more than ever.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Ashens' Roadshow
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    MCM London 2021 | Ashens' Roadshow

    Comedian Stuart Ashens will be live on stage at MCM London! Come along and watch as he appraises tat and treasures alike! Fans are invited to bring along a small item of interest for Stuart to examine. A handful of audience members will be selected on the day to join Stuart on stage to show off their tat - sorry, "high-end collectible".

    Collectibles
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | QuidditchUK: Creating A Sport For Anyone
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    MCM London 2021 | QuidditchUK: Creating A Sport For Anyone

    Come meet the team from QuidditchUK and find out more about the greatest game in the world - Learn about where one of the most inclusive sports came from, where it's going next, how the snitch actually works, and how you can get involved as it continues to grow all over the world.

    Gaming
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Masters of Mediums
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    MCM London 2021 | Masters of Mediums

    Join world-renowned, critically acclaimed authors Cavan Scott ( Star Wars, Shadow Service, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Assassin’s Creed, and Wonder Woman) and Rian Hughes (XX, The Black Locomotive, Batman and Spiderman and Dan Dare) as they chat all things comics and publishing - from the power of design, genre fiction, getting into the industry, and the power of fandoms.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | MCM's Big Questions
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    MCM London 2021 | MCM's Big Questions

    Star Wars or Star Trek? Movies or TV? Cylons or the Terminator? Join a crack team of pop culture experts as they take on MCM's Big Questions panel.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | David Hayter Live!
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    MCM London 2021 | David Hayter Live!

    Snake? Snake?! SNAAAAAAAAAKE! That’s right, voice actor David Hayter will be making his return to MCM Comic Con London and he wants to hear from you! Famous for his iconic role as Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid franchise and many other voiceover roles, Hayter is also an accomplished acclaimed screenwriter with credits including X-Men, X2: X-Men United, Watchmen and more. Be there as Hayter discusses his expansive career and answers your questions!

    Gaming
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Freddy Carter Live!
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    MCM London 2021 | Freddy Carter Live!

    Kaz Brekker is in the building! Don’t miss Freddy Carter as he hits the Live Stage at MCM Comic Con London to discuss his fan-favorite role on Shadow and Bone, Pennyworth, and more! Don’t miss it!

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Gabriel Luna Live!
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    MCM London 2021 | Gabriel Luna Live!

    What do a Terminator, a Ghost Rider and Football star turned CIA mole have in common? They were all played by the incomparable Gabriel Luna! Did we mention he’ll be coming to MCM Comic Con London? Be there as the Terminator: Dark Fate and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. hits the stage in London to talk about his incredible film and television career and answer your questions!

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Women in Pop Culture
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    MCM London 2021 | Women in Pop Culture

    Join Helen O’Hara, Tasha Suri, C.L Clark and Everina Maxwell as they discuss the increasingly positive changes with regards to women in popular fiction, as well as some of the challenges that they still face.

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  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Mark Rowley Live!
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    MCM London 2021 | Mark Rowley Live!

    The Last Kingdom makes landfall in the United Kingdom! Mark Rowley is coming to MCM Comic Con London. Find him on the Live Stage talking about his time on the hit show and answering questions from fans.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Cosplay Masquerade Saturday
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    MCM London 2021 | Cosplay Masquerade Saturday

    Talented cosplayers strut their stuff on the Main Stage, displaying a broad range of amazing costumes and performing in character from across the whole pop culture spectrum.

    Cosplay
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Cosplay Masquerade Sunday
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    MCM London 2021 | Cosplay Masquerade Sunday

    Talented cosplayers strut their stuff on the Main Stage, displaying a broad range of amazing costumes and performing in character from across the whole pop culture spectrum.

    Cosplay
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | LARP 101
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    MCM London 2021 | LARP 101

    Do you want to be a great warrior or a powerful sorceress? Curious about LARPing but have no idea what it is or how to get into it? Learn all about this live-action roleplaying game in this panel where you’ll hear stories about playing in a field with as many as 30-3,000 players and talk about how to get involved from the bottom up.

    Gaming
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | John Paul Leon Tribute
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    MCM London 2021 | John Paul Leon Tribute

    A tribute to the life and work of JOHN PAUL LEON "the artist's artist". JP spent his entire 30-year professional career, beginning in 1991, dedicated to the craft of sequential illustration and superhero comic books. He passed away this May 2nd after a 14-year battle with cancer, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most talented and respected modern-day artists in the industry. We will take a look inside his portfolio, from his initial try-out amateur sample pages as a teenager, to his debut as the original artist on DC Comics STATIC (Shock), his pivotal work on Marvel Comics EARTH X, thru his artistic process on his critically-acclaimed creator-owned series THE WINTER MEN and his final years on BATMAN CREATURE OF THE NIGHT, JUPITERS LEGACY REQUIEM and BATMAN/CATWOMAN, including never-before-seen work as we celebrate the life and art of JOHN PAUL LEON. Hosted by Bernard Chang

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Henna Art 101
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    MCM London 2021 | Henna Art 101

    Mehndi (henna) has been used in South Asian culture for generations. Mariam is a cosplayer who uses this part of her cultural heritage to complement her costumes and she'd like to show you how you can do the same! There will be discussion around history cultural context and cosplay usage followed by a live demonstration.

    Cosplay
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Hit UK Revenge Movie BULL Cast And Writer/Director Q&A
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    MCM London 2021 | Hit UK Revenge Movie BULL Cast And Writer/Director Q&A

    Join the writer/director, producer and stars of the new and acclaimed soon to be hit British revenge movie BULL ahead of it’s UK cinema release in November. A fun and informative hosted panel with clips, trailer, fan questions and movie freebies from hosts Signature Entertainment. Bull stars Neil Maskell (High Rise) Tamzin Outwaite (Eastenders) and David Hayman (Vertical Limit).

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Diverse State of Mind
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    MCM London 2021 | Diverse State of Mind

    How is the entertainment industry tackling diversity? What more can be done via TV, Movies, Games, and Streaming to be more inclusive and support minorities. We discuss these issues and more with our panelists Laura Kate Dale, MC Fixer, and Tazziii.

    Literary
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | The Last Kingdom Cast Panel (Virtual Screening)
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    MCM London 2021 | The Last Kingdom Cast Panel (Virtual Screening)

    In anticipation of the fifth and final season of Netflix’s epic fantasy series The Last Kingdom, join three members of the cast as they reveal what their characters will be getting up to in the new series, and share some of their stories about their time filming on location in Budapest. Hosted by sci-fi and fantasy expert David Craig, writer at RadioTimes.com, the panel will feature Alexander Dreymon (Uhtred), Eliza Butterworth (Aelswith), and Mark Rowley (Finan).

    Film & TV

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  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Sneak Preview: Argh and the Quest for the Golden Dragon Skull
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    MCM London 2021 | Sneak Preview: Argh and the Quest for the Golden Dragon Skull

    Argh and the Quest for the Golden Dragon Skull will delight fans of Lord of the Rings, Monty Python, and Dungeons & Dragons alike. Filmed entirely with 25mm miniatures with actors providing the faces and voices, it stars Kevin McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean) Dee Tails (Star Wars) Sarine Sofair (Game of Thrones), and Emily Haigh (Arthur & Merlin), and many more. Directed by Martin Gooch (Atomic Apocalypse) with the blessings of Ian Livingstone (Fighting Fantasy) and John Blanche (Games Workshop). It’s an Easter Egg filled crazy quest...just what MCM fans are looking for in a post-pandemic world.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 |  The World According to Jeff Goldblum NYCC REPLAY

    MCM London 2021 | The World According to Jeff Goldblum NYCC REPLAY

    Jeff Goldblum is back, and he’s as curious as ever. For season two of the Disney+ original series - premiering on Disney+ Day Nov. 12 - Jeff uncovers the surprising secrets and passionate people behind a whole new host of topics – including magic and illusions. Jeff finds out just how magic has shaped the world we live in. Join Jeff along with legendary Magicians Penn & Teller as well as Street Magician Erik Blackwell to go behind the curtain of the mysterious world of MAGIC.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER: EXCLUSIVE Q&A with Cast & Showrunner NYCC REPLAY

    MCM London 2021 | I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER: EXCLUSIVE Q&A with Cast & Showrunner NYCC REPLAY

    Written and executive produced by Sara Goodman, I Know What You Did Last Summer is based on Lois Duncan’s 1973 novel, which was also the basis of the iconic 1997 film. One year after the fatal car accident that haunted their graduation night, a group of teenagers find themselves bound together by a dark secret and stalked by a brutal killer. As they try to piece together who’s after them, they reveal the dark side of their seemingly perfect town—and themselves. Everyone is hiding something, and uncovering the wrong secret could be deadly. Join the series cast and creator as they discuss what fans can most look forward to when the series premieres Friday, October 15th, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Fantasy Worldbuilding 101
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    MCM London 2021 | Fantasy Worldbuilding 101

    What makes a world complete? How do you create multi-dimensional story arcs for characters and keep readers glued to your story? Join Claire North, RJ Barker, TL Huchu, Stark Holborn, Ben Aaronovitch, and RA Williams and learn from some of the best as they dive into the depths of world-building from their work.

    Literary
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Marketing Your Art: and the Secret Art of Step 2
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    MCM London 2021 | Marketing Your Art: and the Secret Art of Step 2

    So you wanna be an artist! Step 1 ... Learn to make art! Step 3 ... Profit! In this panel, Nigel Sade and special guests will discuss the many ways to market your art in today's world. Some of it is the same as it ever was, but much has changed and new opportunities are available. In this panel we will discuss how these paths can be followed.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Armour Making for New Adventurers
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    MCM London 2021 | Armour Making for New Adventurers

    Ever wanted to make armour for cosplay? Have no idea where to start? Does looking at foam make you really nervous? Never fear! Come along to armour making for new adventurers where we will cover the basics of making really cool armour for cosplay! We will cover building techniques and materials how to attach and paint armour and all the finicky logistics of transporting and wearing it! Get ready for adventure!

    Cosplay
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Roleplay 101 – Hints and Tips on Good RPG Roleplay
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    MCM London 2021 | Roleplay 101 – Hints and Tips on Good RPG Roleplay

    The cast of Roll The Damn Dice (An actual play D&D podcast) talk about all aspects of D&D roleplay - including good roleplay etiquette (from horny bards to edgelord rogues), how to encourage roleplay in your party (as a DM), controlling Non Players Characters and continuing roleplay through combat.

    Gaming
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | VX Animate Africa Screening and Q&A (Part 2)
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    MCM London 2021 | VX Animate Africa Screening and Q&A (Part 2)

    Join us for an exclusive virtual curation of African animated films from across the continent produced by studios pushing the boundaries in animation production and authentic storytelling, followed by an exciting director's roundtable moderated by Muniyra Douglas (Vortex). Titles include: "Malaika: Warrior Queen" + "ISAURA" Trailer (Youneek Studios & Anthill Studios/Lucan Studios), "Play The Game" + "Time Skippers" Trailer (Samaka Animation/VX Animation), "TUTU" + "KARIBA" Trailer (Animax FYB Studios/Blue Forest Collective), and "AYAM" (Sofia El Khyari).

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | A Discovery Of Witches S3 – Cast And Crew Q&A Panel (Virtual Screening)
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    MCM London 2021 | A Discovery Of Witches S3 – Cast And Crew Q&A Panel (Virtual Screening)

    To celebrate the much anticipated final season of A Discovery of Witches, returning to Sky Max and NOW in January 2022, join cast and crew as they discuss the previous series and share exclusive insight into the final season. Hosted by Huw Fullerton; Sci-Fi and Fantasy Editor at Radio Times, cast and crew featuring in the panel include Teresa Palmer, Edward Bluemel, Tanya Moodie, Steven Cree, Paul Rhys, Adelle Leonce, Jacob Ifan, and Executive Producer Lachlan MacKinnon.

    Film & TV

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  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Treat - A New Podcast Movie from C13Features

    MCM London 2021 | Treat - A New Podcast Movie from C13Features

    Join Treat star Kiernan Shipka, Co-Founder/CCO of Cadence13 and creator of C13Features, Chris Corcoran, writer Nathan Ballingrud and co-producer Babak Anvari of Two & Two Pictures, for a conversation about Treat, a suspenseful, first-of-its-kind feature-length podcast movie from C13Features, premiering worldwide on all podcasts platforms on October 25, 2021 – just in time for Halloween. Listen to the Treat trailer here.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Marvel Studios' Loki Cast Spotlight LIVESTREAM
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    MCM London 2021 | Marvel Studios' Loki Cast Spotlight LIVESTREAM

    Calling all Variants, TVA Operatives, and Conquerors! The cast of the hit show Loki is coming to MCM Comic Con! That’s right, Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Sophia Di Martino (Sylvie) and Jonathan Majors (He Who Remains) will be on stage at MCM Comic Con London to talk about their time at the TVA and answer your burning questions!

    Film & TV

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  • Image for MCM London 2021 | The Sandman returns: A conversation with the star studded cast of The Sandman: Act II - presented by DC and Audible NYCC REPLAY

    MCM London 2021 | The Sandman returns: A conversation with the star studded cast of The Sandman: Act II - presented by DC and Audible NYCC REPLAY

    In celebration of the release of The Sandman: Act II, Audible and DC will bring together the creatives behind the series for a special virtual panel experience. Panelists will discuss the continued adaptation of the iconic original graphic novel series and fan-favorite moments from The Sandman: Act II, explore new characters and story arcs and share their experiences creating this special project uniquely for audio.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | VX Animate Africa Screening and Q&A (Part 1)
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    MCM London 2021 | VX Animate Africa Screening and Q&A (Part 1)

    Join us for an exclusive virtual curation of African animated films from across the continent produced by studios pushing the boundaries in animation production and authentic storytelling, followed by an exciting director's roundtable moderated by Muniyra Douglas (Vortex). Titles include: "Um Presente Especial" (FX Animation), "Hero Corps" + "Ajaka In Rome" (Spoof Animation), "A Kalabanda Ate My Homework" + "Land of Gods" Trailer (Creatures Animation/VX Animation) and "Belly Flop" (Triggerfish Studios).

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | THE LEGEND OF VOX MACHINA: Exclusive Q&A and Sneak Peek with Critical Role NYCC REPLAY

    MCM London 2021 | THE LEGEND OF VOX MACHINA: Exclusive Q&A and Sneak Peek with Critical Role NYCC REPLAY

    The Legend of Vox Machina is an animated fantasy-adventure series for adults that follows Vox Machina, a band of misfits with a fondness for boozing and brawling. In a desperate attempt to pay off their mounting bar tab, these unlikely heroes end up on a quest to save the realm of Exandria from dark magical forces. From a sinister necromancer to a powerful curse, the group confronts a variety of obstacles that not only test their skills but also the strength of their bond. Join the entire cast of Critical Role as they discuss the process of adapting a role-playing game (RPG) campaign into a series for Amazon Prime Video, as well as share a special sneak peek of footage from the series.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | The Badass Women of the Walking Dead Universe NYCC REPLAY

    MCM London 2021 | The Badass Women of the Walking Dead Universe NYCC REPLAY

    We’ve seen the women of The Walking Dead Universe take down massive herds, horrible villains and lead their communities through hardship. This panel will celebrate the evolution of these fierce, strong female leads from every walk of life, starting from when we are first introduced to these characters and how we’ve watched them survive the apocalypse. Join EPs, directors and cast members as they discuss their favorite character storylines, their journeys, and the importance of having strong female representation onscreen.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | 3D Printing: The Dos, The Don'ts And The Whys
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    MCM London 2021 | 3D Printing: The Dos, The Don'ts And The Whys

    So you want to 3D print some props, well you've come to the right place, Danny has been 3D printing for the almost 10 years. Anything from armour to props to dungeons and dragons miniatures he's seen it all. He's here to give you the best tips and advice he's learnt over the years. No question is too ridiculous in the printing world.

    Cosplay
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Blades Bows and Triggers: Posing with Props for Cosplay
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    MCM London 2021 | Blades Bows and Triggers: Posing with Props for Cosplay

    Are you looking for some inspiration for making that prop for your next cosplay? Not sure how to make a giant weapon and still get around a con? Do you want to level up your posing for your next photoshoot? Come along to the posing with props in cosplay panel! We will cover everything from con-safe materials for building props packing and carrying props at the con and the all-important posing! This panel was put together by a team of cosplayers with over a decade's worth of experience in cosplay prop making sword fighting archery and marksmanship!

    Cosplay
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Competitive Cosplay
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    MCM London 2021 | Competitive Cosplay

    Considering competing in your cosplay maybe even internationally? Well this panel is for you! Two veterans of the UK cosplay scene are going to be talking shop and giving advice on how to do well and enjoying taking part in cosplay competitions. If you're a performer or in it for showing off your costume they'l have tips and advice for you!

    Cosplay
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Jim Cummings Live!
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    MCM London 2021 | Jim Cummings Live!

    Appearing in almost 400 roles, Jim Cummings is one of the most accomplished voice actors in history. Known for roles like Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Darkwing Duck and so many more, Jim Cummings will be on the stage at MCM Comic Con London to talk about his extensive career and answer your questions!

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Crypto-Comics: NFTs As The Next Frontier For Comics Collectors And Artists
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    MCM London 2021 | Crypto-Comics: NFTs As The Next Frontier For Comics Collectors And Artists

    By now most are aware of how blockchain technology has influenced conversations about what is money and who controls it? But another utilization of blockchain technology known as NFT's may have a more impactful use, especially for artists and collectors. NFT's allow artists comic distributors and collectors a digital product that mirrors their physical world work with programmable scarcity to facilitate efficient collection and value protection. This panel will include a brief description of NFT's burgeoning marketplace and the intersection with the world of comics by FinTech Founder and Author of Money Revolution: FinTech Disruption from Bullion to Bitcoin. Attendees will also have access to signed copies of the book.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Comics For The Apocalypse Podcast LIVE
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    MCM London 2021 | Comics For The Apocalypse Podcast LIVE

    What comics would you take into an apocalypse and how would you handle it? In this live edition of the podcast, find out how a special guest answers this very question on stage in a Desert Island Disc-styled interview, hosted by comic book writer and podcaster, Samuel George London.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | D&D Character Creation from Stats to Story
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    MCM London 2021 | D&D Character Creation from Stats to Story

    The cast of Roll The Damn Dice (An actual play D&D podcast) talk about the different ways that they go about creating an awesome and engaging character - including backstory, character voice and picking the right stats and feats for the campaign.

    Gaming

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  • Image for MCM London 2021 | How To Start A Writing Career From Scratch
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    MCM London 2021 | How To Start A Writing Career From Scratch

    Do you read all the geeky websites and magazines and long to have your ideas published but no idea how? This panel will describe how to get started in the geeky journalism world completely from scratch. From building websites to developing networking skills this panel will have everything covered if you want to get your views heard.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | The Last Kingdom with Harry McEntire
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    MCM London 2021 | The Last Kingdom with Harry McEntire

    The Last Kingdom makes landfall in the United Kingdom! Harry McEntire (Aethelwold) is coming to MCM Comic Con London. He’ll be on the Main Stage talking about his time on the hit show and answering questions from fans.

    Film & TV

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  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Gabriel Luna Spotlight
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    MCM London 2021 | Gabriel Luna Spotlight

    What do a Terminator, a Ghost Rider and Football star turned CIA mole have in common? They were all played by the incomparable Gabriel Luna! Did we mention he’ll be coming to MCM Comic Con London? Be there as the Terminator: Dark Fate and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. hits the stage in London to talk about his incredible film and television career and answer your questions!

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | THE IMMERSIVE ARKHAM ASYLUM - LONDON 2022
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    MCM London 2021 | THE IMMERSIVE ARKHAM ASYLUM - LONDON 2022

    Department Studios, Inc., Myriad Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment, in association with DC, announce Arkham Asylum, a groundbreaking live immersive experience, inspired by one of DC’s most iconic Super Heroes, Batman. Opening Autumn 2022 in London, Arkham Asylum will become one of London’s major entertainment destinations.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Doctor Who: The Community Show
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    MCM London 2021 | Doctor Who: The Community Show

    Doctor Who: The Community Show is an online web-show that promotes the wonderful and creative members from across the Doctor Who Fandom, including cosplayers, artists, fan film creators and more!

    Film & TV

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  • Image for MCM London 2021 | The Expanse: Exclusive Q&A with Cast & Creators NYCC REPLAY
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    MCM London 2021 | The Expanse: Exclusive Q&A with Cast & Creators NYCC REPLAY

    The cast and creators come together to give fans a first look at the highly anticipated 6th and final season of The Expanse on Amazon Prime Video. Set in a colonized solar system, The Expanse begins with the governments of Earth, Mars and the Asteroid Belt locked in long-standing conflict. The crew of the Rocinante – an illegally salvaged warship – stumbles on a vast conspiracy and a mysterious alien technology that threatens to upend the balance of power and the fate of humanity. The Expanse is a high-action, realistic sci-fi adventure that broadens the vision of humanity’s path in the future as well as a deeply-felt examination of the most critical, raw, and pressing issues of today. Seasons 1 – 5 are currently available to stream on Prime Video.

    Film & TV
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | The Art of the Onomatopoeia
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    MCM London 2021 | The Art of the Onomatopoeia

    A panel of industry veterans discusses the creation of words and visual elements that adds that extra kick to the narrative. Everyone remembers Wolverine's iconic "snikt" but the languages of iconography pervade all forms of creative media from comics to books to games to film. How do you figure out what readers/players/watchers are going to innately understand and how do you introduce them to a new language (both visual and non) without losing your audience?

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Debuting in 2021: What Worked What Didn't And What We Learned From It
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    MCM London 2021 | Debuting in 2021: What Worked What Didn't And What We Learned From It

    A lot of things had to change in 2021 including how books were released. Join five traditionally published authors who debuted this year to learn how they shifted tactics to launch their books in a mostly virtual world. They will share what worked and what flopped and what takeaways they will use for their next book. This panel will cover topics such as preorder campaigns giveaways social media strategies how to virtually connect with readers and more!

    Literary
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Creating Diverse Characters for Comics and More
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    MCM London 2021 | Creating Diverse Characters for Comics and More

    The blockbuster successes of Black Panther and Wonder Woman proved that audiences everywhere are craving more diverse characters and stories. How can we ensure that minority characters are represented in an authentic manner even in a fantasy or created world? Listen and learn as a panel of industry writers discuss how to avoid pitfalls like tokenism and stereotyping while celebrating diverse characters backgrounds.

    Comics
  • Image for MCM London 2021 | The 540 Doors to Valhalla: Norse Myths in Fantasy Fiction
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    MCM London 2021 | The 540 Doors to Valhalla: Norse Myths in Fantasy Fiction

    As numerous as the doors to Valhalla are the ways in which the Norse Myths have been retold in fiction outside & beyond Marvel. Join Norse fantasy authors Francesca Simon Joanne Harris & Professor Carolyne Larrington with book blogger Becky Hill in an online discussion on the Norse Myths in Fantasy Fiction. Which Norse legends inspired them? How did they renew old stories? Why does the Norse Pantheon still capture the imagination? Discover & explore this exciting sub-genre.

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  • Image for MCM London 2021 | Development to Deliverables Film School Hour (Based on Top Selling Book)
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    MCM London 2021 | Development to Deliverables Film School Hour (Based on Top Selling Book)

    Our panel will discuss the process of making your film from the very start to the moment you hand it off to the distributor and all the in-betweens. It's film school in an hour. We answered questions on all aspects of film from development to prep to production to post to the deliverables you'll need to provide to any distributor and how they differ and how to prepare for all of this at the start. Based on our top selling book.

    Literary