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Something Bloody Awesome – Comics And SciFi Come To Edinburgh

something-bloody-awesome-scifi-comics-weekender-edinburghHero 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.

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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:


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Dan WicklineAbout Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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