East Kilbride Comic Con, 4th May
Where? East Kilbride Library
When? 11am – 4pm
How much? Free, but registration required. Get your tickets here.
Who? A day packed full of activities for the family, with a few local artists and comic shops, including Monty Nero, Christopher Owen, and Keepsake Comics. Check out the event page.
Portsmouth Comic Con, 4th – 5th May
Where? Portsmouth Guildhall
When? 10am – 6pm
How much? Between £8 – £16, depending on age, student status, and access times. Free for under 5s. Tickets can be bought online.
Who? A strong lineup of comic artists, working on everything from Conan the Barbarian, Avengers, X-Men, Star Wars, Batman, Hellblazer, and many more! Artists include Roy Thomas, Steve Englehart, The Etherington Brothers, Sayra Begum, Alison Sampson, and more! Check the event page for the full list.
Event link: https://portsmouthcomiccon.com/
EM-Con Nottingham, 4th – 5th May
Where? Motorsport Arena, Nottingham
When? 10am – 5:30pm
How much? Between £7 – £220, depending on access, additional features, and age range. Tickets can be bought online.
Who? More popular culture than comic con, but you can meetJay Manchand (Star Wars Sketch Cards for Topps), Chris Achilleos (Dr Who and more), and Sam Gilbey (Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel, and more). Check the event page.
Event link: https://nottingham.em-con.co.uk/
Oldham Comic Con 3, 11th May
Where? Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham
When? 10am – 5pm
How much? Free
Who? Nice selection of comic artists at this one. Nigel Dobbyn (2000AD, Sonic the Comic, Digimon (Dark Horse), and more), Paul “PJ” Johnson (Razor Bastard, Death Truch, Once Monster, One Man), Chris Askham (Abominable Glory, U’Grot, Older than the Hills (upcoming)), and more. Check the event page for a full list.
Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/325271371350982/