MCM London Comic Con October 2020 Cancelled

MCM London Comic Con October 2020 Cancelled

It's better known to Bleeding Cool readers as the home of the MCM London Comic Con, run by ReedPOP And as may be expected right now, they have cancelled their October show, just as they had their spring-delayed-to-summer show In an announcement sent to Bleeding Cool, ReedPOP states; Today, ReedPOP has an important announcement to make[...]

Reed Cancels MCM Comic Cons, Birmingham, London, Manchester and Glasgow

MCM Comic Cons Cancelled in Birmingham, London, Manchester, Glasgow

Today, ReedPOP has announced the cancellation of four MCM Comic Con shows in the UK, a number of which had already been postponed to a new date 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[...]


Comic Con Spaces Being Repurposed Over Coronavirus Pandemic

Army Corps of Engineers was constructing another facility to add a further 1,000 beds.While in London, the Excel Centre, home to the MCM London Expo also owned by Reed POP, will become an emergency hospital treating coronavirus patients with 500 beds made available at what will be the first of several crisis facilities dotted around[...]

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The Official Statistics For MCM London Comic Con May 2019

At the MCM London Comic Con Retailer Presentation yesterday, the Reed POP organisers of the show had some statistics to share In fancy infographic form, for their London show back in May.75,000 fans in cosplayers, fans and families, 165 coverage pieces - probably a good third of them from Bleeding Cool - and 247 creators[...]

The Daily LITG, 25th October 2019, MCM London Comic Con Begins...

The Daily LITG, 25th October 2019, MCM London Comic Con Begins…

Teen Titans: Let Reasoned Discussion, Debate Begin! Jean Grey Does Her Best ‘Last Jedi’ Luke Skywalker Impersonation (X-Men Red #9 Spoilers)  AHS: Apocalypse Episode 7 Traitor: Cordelia Comes Callin’ (PREVIEW)Happening today...MCM London Comic Con, Royal ExCel Centre, Docklands London, until Sunday. TGIF Comic Book and Toy Pop Up Show, Dave & Buster’s, Hollywood, Florida.And[...]


An Open Letter To ReedPOP About The Future Of MCM Comic Cons

We were the first to break the news of ReedPOP's acquisition of the MCM Comic Cons here in the UK When the news broke, I had particular interest — after all, as well as writing for Bleeding Cool, I'm a comic creator in my own right and have been an exhibitor at MCM shows for[...]


Mercenary Hi-jinks And Corporate Conspiracy Run Amok In Northstarr

One of my finds at the recent MCM London Comic Con held at the Excel Exhibition Centre in the London Docklands last weekend was the book of one of the exhibitors close by to me, Madelaine Salvage, called Northstarr.[caption id="attachment_740981" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cover artwork for Northstarr by Amrit Birdi[/caption]The convention marked Salvage's first show as[...]

CONFIRMED: ReedPOP Acquires UK-based MCM Comic Con

Update: Original Forbes report from Rob Salkowitz is attributed/linked.Confirming what Bleeding Cool had been reporting on as far back as May 2017 and as recently as this past weekend (here and here), pop culture event organizer ReedPOP (a division of Reed Exhibitions) announced that it is acquiring MCM MCM is the organization responsible for the largest[...]

MCM London Comic Con – The View From The Comic Village

[caption id="attachment_658859" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Wiccan cosplayer at MCM London Comic Con[/caption]The weekend just gone saw the MCM London Comic Con event at the Excel Exhibition Centre in the London Docklands The largest comic con on the UK calendar, and reportedly even one of the largest in the English speaking world, MCM London can be a[...]

71 Shots Of Cosplay From MCM London Comic Con – On The Showfloor, In The Sunshine, In The Bars….

Yay! I went to MCM London Comic Con! Lots to talk about, but first, let's take a look at some cosplay shots from the show.. especially as the sun decided to show it's bright glittery face.. which means lots of cosplayers going for ice cream.[gallery ids="657733,657732,657731,657730,657729,657728,657727,657726,657725,657724,657723,657722,657721,657720,657719,657718,657717,657716,657715,657714,657713,657712,657711,657710,657709,657708,657707,657706,657705,657703,657704,657702,657701,657700,657699,657698,657697,657696,657695,657694,657693,657692,657690,657688,657680,657679,657678,657677,657675,657674,657673,657672,657670,657669,657668,657656,657622,657621,657620,657619,657618,657608,657606,657602,657601,657600,657599,657573,657533,657532,657531"] Yay! I went to MCM London Comic Con! Lots[...]

I Appear To Be On My Way To MCM London Comic Con 2017…

After securing a last minute press pass, I am on my way to the Spring edition if MCM London Comic Con, running all this weekend at the ExCel Centre.Of course, the show begins long before that as we line up for the Cosplay commuter service on the DLR...See you at the show?After securing[...]

The View From Comics Village – 20 Cosplay Photos From MCM Birmingham 2017

This was my first time exhibiting at this particular MCM, held in the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK Indeed, it was my first time exhibiting in Birmingham, period So this was very much an experiment for me to see how it does and how the con is.I had some inkling Every previous MCM I've[...]

Remastering The Master – Marvel Jack Kirby Variants To Run Through 2017

Bleeding Cool ran the report on the Jack Kirby variant covers running through 2017 for the late Marvel creator's hundredth birthday, when it was announced in Baltimore.Marvel SVP David Gabriel also talked about it at the Diamond UK Retailer Day at MCM London Comic Con on Friday Where he showed off a new example.This is[...]