World of Superheroes, in partnership with Sheffield Students’ Union, are proud to present WOSCON Sheffield 2015. Our inaugural event ushers in a new breed of comic-cons in the UK. We want to unite fans with the very best creators and enthusiasts.

We’re taking over five floors of the Sheffield Students’ Union and the Octagon Centre on Saturday August 1st and Sunday August 2nd 2015 to bring you an engaging and immersive new Sheffield Comic-Con.

For the fans, there will be cool technology to demo, video game contests, retrospective looks at some of your favourite superhero franchises – including actual vintage comics and memorabilia and of course, some incredible cosplay. All spread across 10 distinct zones.

Some of the incredible exhibitions and guests confirmed already include:

– Legendary actor, Dave Prowse (Darth Vader himself)

– The Gorilla Guy – Hollywood standard animatronics – his first UK appearance

– Independent UK action adventure film, Arthur & Merlin

– Vehicles from the Transformers’ movie series

– Gaming Zone, featuring a range of playable games on Sony Playstation 4.

– WOS Marketplace – home to over 100 sellers offering incredible superhero-themed products

– The Vault – a collection of some of the rarest and most valuable comics in the world, including Avengers #1, Amazing Fantasy #15 (1st appearance of Spider-Man and Superman #1)

– Cosplay contests and an evening gala

Tickets are on sale now from Sheffield Students’ Union Box Office and online at

More details and guests added everyday. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for the most up to the minute announcements:

Opening times for both days are 10am – 5pm.