MCM Comic Con, the epic celebration of all things pop culture, is excited to reveal the first wave of out of this world panels that will be taking to the stage this Autumn.
Whether you’re a first timer or seasoned fanatic, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on this October’s panel line-up.
Hitting the Main Stage - which this year will be in the ICC Auditorium, holding 3x the capacity of the usual MCM Main Stage to welcome even more fans - on Saturday, actors Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene and Jackson Rathbone best known respectively for their roles across The Twilight Saga, Immortals, Bombshell and The Last Airbender will be in conversation as they talk about their long careers and answer fan questions. Joining them on Sunday, the cast of hugely popular Dungeons & Dragons web series Critical Role will take to the Main Stage as they chat about their history together and host an exclusive Q&A.
If that wasn’t enough, both the Centre Stage and Live Stage will be packed with excitement all weekend long as fans can experience the Stephen Amell Spotlight (Friday); Bringing Baldur’s Gate 3 To Life (Friday) - featuring 10 of the cast from the popular game; all the nostalgia from The Voices of HALO (Saturday); live D&D from Dungeons & Dragons series Oxventure (Saturday); Felicia Day Spotlight (Saturday); Aaron Dismuke Spotlight (Sunday); the cast of hit manga turned hit anime Chainsaw Man (Sunday); The Voices of The Witcher (Sunday), the largest reunion of the original voice cast, and more! *Full list of first-wave panels available on the MCM website.
Back by popular demand, the ever-popular Cosplay Masquerade will be storming the Main Stage on Saturday and Sunday at MCM, showcasing the amazing dedication and talent it takes to hand-craft exceptional cosplay – this one’s super popular so be sure to get your seat early! Returning fan favourites also include the Cosplay Lip Sync Battle (Friday, Centre Stage); a live demonstration from British Sumo Champion, Mandeep Singh Kundi (Saturday, Pop Asia), Origami Drop-In Workshops (Saturday and Sunday, Pop Asia); K-Pop Dance Performances (all weekend, Pop Asia), plus so much more.
Fans can also meet their literary heroes creating the worlds they love from MCM’s biggest ever line-up of 65+ authors! From sapphic sci-fi, YA thrillers to epic fantasy, authors taking to the stage and signings books include Cassandra Clare (Shadowhunter Chronicles), Benjamin Dean (How to Die Famous), Holly Jackson (A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder), Juno Dawson (The Shadow Cabinet) and the cast from BBC’s Ghosts with their new book Ghosts: The Button House Archives, with more to be announced!
Something spooky this way comes at MCM this October, with a brand new Haunted House on the show floor, featuring interactive programming including live music; live campaigns from fan favourite Tabletop Role Playing Game writers, podcasters and streamers; free arts and crafts; Doctor Who celebrations; a horrifyingly awesome Cosplay Karaoke and more - from early show open to After Hours. As the main show floor closes, the party continues After Hours, featuring life-sized D&D; 18+ workshop programming, the MCM Arcade and celeb DJ performances where fans can throw some shapes, win prizes and make memories!
There will be plenty for little superheroes too as The Treehouse will see a variety of panels and workshops set to inspire little minds. Join the Sing Along with Elsa (Saturday) as West End performer Laura Scarlett sings the Frozen classics, the Wacky Witch will be hosting spooky themed party games, singalongs and surprises at the Wacky Witch Halloween Party (Saturday); Drag Queen Story Hour UK (Sunday) provides a fun and interactive way for kids to explore new worlds; whilst the Wizard Workshop (Sunday) will stun and amaze as MCM’s magician performs awe inspiring tricks that kids can learn for themselves too! Don’t forget that kids 10 and undergo free with an adult ticket holder!
Teresa Heitor, Event Director at MCM Comic Con said: “We’re so excited to announce the first wave of panels that will be taking to the stage at MCM London Comic Con this October. The team have been working hard to bring this amazing content to our wonderful fans, and we truly believe there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
“Keep your eyes peeled as we’ll be announcing even more panels and exciting features over the next few months. Grab your tickets and we’ll see you there!”
Get ready to immerse yourself in an incredible celebration of film, TV, gaming, cosplay and the most sensational experiences imaginable as MCM Comic Con London returns to ExCeL London from 27th - 29th October.
*For full list and details of the first-wave panels at MCM London Comic Con, visit: