"C-3P0" Anthony Daniels to appear at London Comic Con, plus full details
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That magnificent, metallic man - and his owner - look forward to meeting you at this year's London Comic Con...
How do you bring 60,000 sci-fi and comic geeks to a unified climax? Easy...take a dash of London, a dollop of globally-renowned Comic Con and sprinkle with C-3PO - geek perfection if ever there was. Ah well, one can dream...
But wait! Thanks to those wonderful people over at MCM Expo, London will once again welcome a sheer smorgasbord of geeky goodness. Returning to the ExCel London on 25-27 May, the festival with feature an awesome line-up of movie, videogame, sci-fi, comics, anime and cosplay content ready to entertain the show’s 60,000 plus visitors. As well as offering fans the chance of a meet and greet with Mr. Anthony "C3P0" Daniels himself, visitors can also look forward to:
- A meeting with cult favourite Elvira, Mistress of the Dark
- Mingling with Fallen Skies stars - the sci-fi drama produced by Steven Spielberg - Seychelle Gabriel and Sarah Carter, who play Lourdes and Margaret respectively
- A sneak peak at the next generation of turtles, as Nickelodeon previews its upcoming CG-reimagining of the classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animation with an exclusive presentation and Q&A. This will take place on Saturday, 26th May, in the MCM Theatre
- UK first playable of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s stylish new zombie-hunting Xbox 360 and PS3 actioner, Lollipop Chainsaw
- First UK playable of Aliens: Colonial Marines multiplayer, SEGA’s highly anticipated first person shooter coming out on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U and PC
- Tecmo Koei to show a playable demo of upcoming fighter Dead Or Alive 5, including a tournament in their booth on Saturday with some fantastic prizes. Other titles show visitors can get hands-on with will include Warriors Orochi 3 and Ninja Gaiden 3
- In a worldwide exclusive, MCM Expo visitors will have a sneak peek of the English dub of anime movie Welcome To The Space Show, followed by a Q&A with two of the film's voice talents, Michael Sinterniklaas & Stephanie Sheh.
- Namco Bandai is bringing its ShiftyLook artists and writers to Comic Con, including Matt Moylan (Bravoman), Dax Gordine (Bravoman), Jim Zub (Wonder Momo), Ben McCool (Dirk Davies), Dean Haspiel (Dirk Davies), Marv Wolfman (MCM-announced title), and Rob Pereyda (Editor-in-Chief).
And much, much more!
At just £29 for the whole weekend (25-27th May), this really is a must attend for any true geek or comic book enthusiast. Oh, and there's that guy going...you know, the metallic one from Star Wars...nope, it's gone. But yeah, he's there.
To purchase tickets, head over to MCM Expo's website...but make sure you buy tickets for the London event! Furthermore, a full list of talent and events is available on the site, so enjoy!
If you do go, please, let us know what you think. We'd love to see your pictures, videos...anything geek related really. Hey, we're not fussy...
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