Convention Countdown – Bristol Comic Expo Reveals Panel Line Up

Summer is upon us (well the one week of sun that we usually get) which means for many comic fans and creators they will be final stages of packing everything they need to head off to one of the big summer comic conventions – Bristol Comic Expo.

The big change to note for the convention this year is that this is a pre-sale all-ticket event.  So if you think of just rocking up to the convention doors on the day without a ticket then think again. The organisers have confirmed that there won’t be any tickets available on the door. This week is the last chance to buy your tickets to attend. A weekend pass for the event will set you back £16, a pass for just the Saturday will be £10 and Sunday £8.

Check out the press release below for all the information as well as full panel schedule. It’s a very interesting line up of panels and a nice to see a focus on the small press scene.

This year’s Bristol Comic Expo (at its new venue of the Future Inn) is a pre-sale all-ticket event!! This means that there won’t be any tickets available on the door – so if you want to go. Get your tickets THIS WEEK!! (weekend pass £16, Saturday day pass £10, Sunday day pass £8).
International Special Guests are Arthur Suydam (Marvel Zombies, Deadpool, Batman, Army of Darkness), Michael Golden (X-Men, The Micronauts, The ‘Nam), James O’Barr (The Crow, Curare, Skinning The Wolves), and Renee Witterstaetter (Excess: The Art of Michael Golden, Nick Cardy: The Artist at War, James O’Barr: Uncoffined, and more)

Also attending as Guests are: John-Paul Bove, Jon Davis-Hunt, Al Ewing, Henry Flint, Lee Garbett, Patrick Goddard, Colin MacNeil, Professor Elemental, David Roach, Dylan Teague, Lee Townsend, Alec Worley, Rob Williams (Saturday only), and Ben Willsher.

Check out the full panel schedule here – there’s International Special Guest interviews; 2000AD panels with some of the best current art and script droids; an entertaining talk on the Science of Superheroes, an audience with the creative team of Marvel’s LOKI: Agent of Asgard; a look at Cinebook & the European comics market; a comics quiz; a round-table on the Passion/Pain of the small press/indie publishing world; and an indie creators guide to structuring panel layouts. It’s not all about comics either – there’s also a freelance rap workshop from Dr Elemental; and panels on the art of the gaming industry; bringing Dr Who to the printed page; and a double bill of animation panels (exploring both Bristol’s contribution to the animation industry, and the UK industry as a whole) with a host of top UK industry professionals giving an insight into the animation industry – NOT to be missed by animation students and fans alike!

Full panel info will be released soon, but for now get your tickets before they are Sold Out!!

FAQ’s:
Where is the show? Future Inns Conference centre and Hotel, Bond Street South, Bristol, BS1 3EN

When is the show? Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th of May 2014

What are the opening times? Saturday 10th – 10.00am to 6.00pm, Sunday 11th – 10.30am to 5.30pm

Where can i buy tickets and how much does it cost? See our tickets page HERE for all info.

BCExpo 2014 is a Pre-Sale Ticket only event. Tickets are not available on the door.

Reporter: Nuge

Source: Bristol Comic Expo

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