A series of panels will be hosted by some of the best and most experienced artists and writers in the comic industry featuring:

• Star Wars – traditional and digital illustration and design
• Dr Who: Behind the Tardis door
• Entering the Comic Industry
• Portfolio examination – show your art to leading creators

Check back or sign up to our newsletter – we will be adding more panels and a full timetable soon!

Virtual Reality Zone

Discover virtual reality, motion capture, screenings, game demonstrations, robots and more as The University of Portsmouth showcase state of the art technology and emerging student talent.

Wonder Zone

Go behind the scenes of Film and TV through a fascinating range of displays, workshops and exhibitions.

See British FX artist, Gary Pollard, who has worked on Harry Potter, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller, Doctor Who and Red Dwarf, as he demonstrates his amazing talent and skill in prosthetic make up.

Enjoy costume and Steampunk displays, an Ewok exhibition and take part in a character illustration workshop plus lots more to be announced!

Interactive Zone

Get hands on in our Interactive Zone and explore the worlds of video and gaming.

Play games and have fun in our Kids crafty creative area.

Create your own figures for role play gaming in a fun workshop with WarGames.

Gary Pollard

Gary Pollard – FX Artist


Darth Vader? Wolverine? Thor? Harley Quinn? Who will you be?!

Come dressed to impress and enter our daily Cosplay competitions for adults and children!

Photo Opps & Autographs

A visual feast – there will be lots of photo opportunities!

Charges will apply for autographs and photo opportunities with guests and for some exhibitions.

Steampunk Deck

Led by The Gosport Steampunk Society, the fastest growing Steampunk society in the South, the Steampunk area will feature nerf duels, target shooting, a photo booth and the staple of all Steampunk events; the magnificent Tea Duelling where visitors will face off over a Victorian tea table to satisfy their honour!


Tea Duelling

Photo Booths

Nerf Duelling

Sitemap: Ground floor

Catering located outside Comic City 4.

Portsmouth Comic Con will also be taking over Guildhall Square (outside of Portsmouth Guildhall) – stay tuned for more details.

First Floor

Second Floor

Third Floor

Steampunk Deck (Basement)