Hero Conventions has an event they are calling Something Bloody Awesome taking place April 12th and 13th in Potterrow, Edinburgh. This is the first full-sized weekend Comic and Science Fiction convention in the area.
Confirmed guests so far:
From Comics – Leonardo Manco, Norm Breyfogle, Alan Grant, Yishan Li, Jennie Gyllblad, Gary Erskine, Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby, Ian Churchill, Tanya Roberts and Jim Alexander.
From Film & TV – Simon Fisher-Becker, Colin Noble, Trevor Butterfield, Nick Joseph, Nathalie Cox, and guest from Metal Hurlant Chronicles to be confirmed.
The weekend will be made up of the usual convention fun: Panels, Sketches, Signatures, Prop Displays, Dealer Stalls, Indie Publishers/Small Press plus a costume competition and costuming groups: Rebel Legion and United Kingdom Colonial Marines.
And the Something Bloody Aweful Award Ceremony – a light hearted twist on award shows.
The Edinburgh Science Fiction Fellowship will also be present, helping raise funds for Make A Wish UK.
Tickets are available via the website: www.heroconventions.com