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Original Founder Of MCM Launches Rival UK Comic Con Called Megacon
Hosting events in the UK and around the world, including London, Birmingham, the Midlands, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Manchester, Scotland, Stockholm, Malmö, Copenhagen, Belgium, and Hanover, in 2017 Bleeding Cool broke the news that NYCC/C2E2/ECCC organisers ReedPop would acquire MCM and all of its events throughout the UK. Original Founder Of MCM Launches Rival UK Comic[...]
Reed Cancels MCM Comic Cons, Birmingham, London, Manchester and Glasgow
They state "despite all efforts to bring fans the most epic pop culture events in the UK, 4 MCM events scheduled to take place in 2020 have been cancelled following the escalation of COVID-19 in the UK, Europe and globally." These are: MCM Comic Con Birmingham, scheduled to take place at the NEC, Birmingham, from 27 to[...]
Diamond UK Is Manchester Airport's Biggest Customer
And graphic novel sales are 45% up this year as well. And Diamond UK are Manchester Airport's biggest customer, in terms of all the comics and books they import And their warehouse is 0.6 miles long… They've also managed, even when importing internationally, to reduce shortages to 0.02% and damages to 0.09%. They are cracking down on what they[...]
Brian Kozicki Of Buried Under Comics, Passes
If you are one of those and want to remember and reminisce, we will be at the store until five o'clock or so. Brian Kozicki had owned Buried Under Comics in Manchester, Connecticut for eighteen years There has been a large outpouring from his customers and friend, adding notes such as; I am truly stunned and can't[...]
Cosplay And More At Manchester MCM Comic Con
Lil Johna writes for Bleeding Cool from the MCM Manchester Expo. First of all I have to say this was my first con, and I loved it, even though I was on my own (I don't have any friends who are into comics) and I probably missed the best parts My con started late at 12.15[...]
Forbidden Planet In Manchester Attacked By Rioters (UPDATE)
The Manchester branch of the comic store chain Forbidden Planet is currently being attacked by rioting youth in Manchester's city centre Here's a shot of the store earlier this evening… UPDATE: The shutters are finally down… Current tweets include; Chloe Jones: Not forbidden planet that's my favourite shop :'( I hate the pricks even more now! Rosalyn Cooper: For the[...]