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June 2014 will see MCM bring its celebration of sci-fi, games,
comics, anime and cosplay to Northern Ireland for the very first
time, with the inaugural MCM Belfast Comic Con.
The announcement comes hard on the heels of last week's news
that MCM Expo is also launching a show in Dublin next year, as well
as expanding its MCM Scotland Comic Con and MCM Manchester Comic
Commenting on the new show, which will be held on 7-8 June at
Belfast's Kings Hall Complex, MCM co-organiser Paul Miley said:
"We're delighted to be bringing our popular comic con brand to
Belfast next year. After we announced our new Dublin show, Northern
Irish comic book fans were asking when they were going to get an
event ...well, here it is!
"With MCM shows now covering the whole of England, Ireland and
Scotland, there's never been a better time for gamers, comic
collectors, sci-fi enthusiasts, movie buffs and fans of geek
culture in general to check out the comic c0n scene."
"As the recent record-breaking Scotland Comic Con proved,
there's an increasing appetite for MCM comic conventions at the
moment," added MCM co-organiser Bryan Cooney. "We'd like everyone
to come along and experience one for themselves, and with our
ever-expanding roster of top quality events, that's never been
The first ever MCM Belfast Comic Con takes place on 7-8
June 2014 at Kings Hall, Belfast. We hope to see you