The countdown is on as the highly anticipated MCM Comic Con is set to come back to NEC Birmingham for a three-day weekend of jaw-dropping excitement from 1st to 3rd December.

Whether you're a curious first-timer or a seasoned convention-goer, MCM Comic Con has something extraordinary in store for everyone. Brace yourself for a whirlwind adventure through a weekend packed with live performances, cosplay, panels, gaming areas, and special guests!

Prepare for an incredible line-up of guests appearing across all three days including Patricia Summersett and Sean Chiplock, the magnificent voices that brought life to the beloved characters of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Voice actors behind the animated sensation, RWBY; Sarah Miller Crews, Erika Harlacher and Griffin Burns straight from the virtual realm of Teyvat of Genshin Impact; Roger Clark and Troy Baker from Fort Solis, and many more.

Fans celebrating the return of the iconic Doctor Who are in for a treat as the Project Dalek prop display is back in all its glory. Embrace the time-wimey fun with a spectacular line-up of activities including Doctor Who Timey Wimey Pub Quiz, Daleks Through The Decades Christmas Beauty Parade, the ultimate hero versus villain meet-up at Doctor Who Face Off, and once in a lifetime chance to learn the language of Dalek.

Those whose hearts beat to the rhythm of a galaxy far, far away will have a chance to step into Rebel Legion: Elstree Base and explore a wide range of props, costumes, and captivating photo backdrops. Join the Droid Builders community where like-minded people will be sharing the ins and outs of the creation of beloved droids you see on-screen. And don’t miss the chance to explore the art of sword fighting from across the galaxies with the Silver Sabres!

Dive into the world of augmented reality sports with HADO UK, offering an exhilarating experience for all ages and abilities. Engage in demos, games, tournaments, and more. And for the sports enthusiasts seeking live, full-contact thrills, Quadball UK awaits! Join the team for panels, demos and a chance of trying this fast-paced game for yourself.

Wrestling fans, get ready for Elite Wrestling Entertainment as they’re coming back to the show to bring the drama and action with three live shows per day. Join the EWE Elite for a spectacle of pride, honour, and top-notch entertainment that'll keep you on the edge of your seat.

If you’re looking for a gaming experience, don’t miss out on the Side Quest area! Challenge your friends at the Multi-Player Lounge, experience the true nostalgia at Retro Zone and try out the newest consoles in the Gaming Bus. For those who seek adventure in tabletop gaming, Side Quest has you covered with an extensive tabletop gaming library, array of card games and expert Dungeon Masters that will transport you to realms of fantasy.

And if you ever wanted to play life sized TTRPG games, we got you covered! Try the Life Size Tabletop Experience where the 200 sqm Tabletop Battle Map awaits your exploration.

Step into the award-winning Treehouse and immerse yourself in a world of creativity and imagination, where face-painting, comic creation, and mask making bring characters to life. Perfect for little superheroes, the area will be buzzing with family-friendly interactive sessions and mesmerising performances that will keep even the most energetic kids entertained all weekend long. But that's not all! Santa and the Elf will be waiting at the Treehouse each day for magical story time sessions and a chance for our young adventurers to share their Christmas wishes. And let’s not forget that the kids under 10 go free with an adult ticket holder!

Enter the realm of Cosplay Central, where creativity knows no limits! Witness the remarkable skill and commitment of cosplayers as they breathe life into your beloved characters and learn from the experts as they share their secrets on how to create stunning costumes. And if your cosplay faces a crisis, fear not! The Cosplay Hospital is ready to save the day.

The weekend Cosplay Masquerades will showcase the incredible dedication and talent it takes to hand-craft exceptional cosplay, whilst Saturday will see the best of the best compete to take the global stage in the Cosplay Central Crown Championships: UK Qualifier. Explore the world of Artist Alley, where independent artists and creators showcase their talents and take home original artwork, prints, comics, and unique merchandise. It’s also a perfect place to find the unique Christmas gifts for all the pop-culture lovers in your family!

Discover the captivating realm of Pop Asia and unleash your creativity in an Origami workshop, unlock new moves with K-pop dance performances and learn the art of Manga drawing. Teresa Heitor, Event Director at MCM Comic Con said: “We’re so excited to be bringing MCM Comic Con back to Birmingham in December. Don’t forget to grab your tickets, and we’ll see you there!”