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MCM SCOTLAND COMIC CON – GLASGOW SECC – 6 SEPTEMBER
Last Saturday's MCM Scotland Comic Con was the largest comic
convention the country has ever seen, with almost 20,000 visitors
coming through the doors of Glasgow's SECC.
"We knew the show was going to be popular, but we were still
blown away by how many people came along on the day," said event
co-organiser Paul Miley. "Next year's show will run for the whole
weekend - 6-7 September - and we are expanding the floorspace as
Visitors to the comic con got to meet a host of special guests,
including Bruce Boxleitner (Babylon 5, Tron); Mira Furlan (Babylon
5, Lost); Warwick Davis and Katie Purvis (Harry Potter, Star Wars);
Kai Owen (Torchwood); Hannah Spearitt (S Club 7, Primeval); Rupert
Young and Adetomiwa Edun (Merlin), and top anime voice actor Vic
The inaugural Scotland Comic Con also proved a great show for
the talented comic creators in our sold-out Comic Village, as well
as the many retailers with stands at the event.
“I am very pleased to have been part of the first ever MCM
Scotland Comic Con at the SECC in Glasgow this past weekend. It was
fantastic," commented Jerome Mazandarani, Manga
Entertainment's Head of Marketing and Acquisitions.
"It was wonderful to meet so many passionate Scottish anime and
manga fans. We were treated so well by everyone we met. Glasgow is
a beautiful city and genuinely one of the friendliest places
we’ve ever visited. I am really looking forward to returning
The next MCM Scotland Comic Con will be held at Glasgow's SECC
on 6-7 September 2014. We hope to see you there!