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Spotlight On Portsmouth Comic Con 2019: Steve Englehart

Writing Superheroes With A Twist Source: tripwiremagazine.co.uk Portsmouth Comic Con 2019 is only three months away and here’s a spotlight post on one of the show’s US guests, Steve Englehart… Arriving at Marvel Comics in the early 1970s, Steve Englehart worked for Roy Thomas on various secondary titles before co-creating the Defenders while also taking over the Avengers in 1972, …

Kieron Gillen Announced to Attend Portsmouth Comic Con

Kieron Gillen is the latest name to be added to an already stellar line-up of guests at Portsmouth’s Comic Con on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2019. Gillen is a British writer with an impressive CV that includes creator-owned books Phonogram and The Wicked And The Divine both with artist Jamie McKelvie. He has also worked extensively for Marvel …

THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF TWO MORE AMAZING INTERNATIONAL GUESTS AND STAR OF FILM & TV, CLEM SO!

If you’re looking for last-minute gifts for your loved ones this Christmas look no further than tickets to Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics as more massive names are added to an already stellar line-up. Marvel and DC heavy hitters JM De Matteis and Liam Sharp will join the likes of Roy Thomas, Steve Englehart and The Etherington …

GUEST ANNOUNCEMENT: THE ETHERINGTON BROTHERS

Following the incredible success of its inaugural event and exciting announcement of the first guests to be confirmed for 2019, Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics have just added two more massive creators to the line-up. The Etherington Brothers, creators of the UK’s most successful comic Kickstarter of all time, How to THINK when you DRAW, which raised …

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR PORTSMOUTH COMIC CON – INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF COMICS 2019

Following the roaring success of the inaugural Portsmouth Comic Con in 2018, Portsmouth Guildhall is delighted to announce the first of its Comic Artist line up and an exciting new partnership that will add a healthy dose of geek fun to next year’s event on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May! After welcoming what was widely acclaimed as a stellar …

PORTSMOUTH COMIC CON – INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF COMICS SET TO RETURN TO PORTSMOUTH GUILDHALL IN 2019!

Following huge success in its inaugural year, Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics will return to Portsmouth Guildhall on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2019 and tickets are on sale now! In the largest event of its kind on the South Coast, Portsmouth Comic Con brings together the best in comic book, TV, film and pop culture …

Comic Con Superheroes to Abseil Spinnaker Tower

Portsmouth Guildhall’s very own superheroes will be celebrating the countdown to the inaugural Comic Con this Sunday (8th April, 4pm) by abseiling down the Emirates Spinnaker Tower! The first ever Portsmouth Comic Con takes place on 5th and 6th May. To mark the occasion, Portsmouth’s very own caped crusaders – Captain Comic Con and the Girl Wonder – will be …

PORTSMOUTH COMIC CON CALLS ON KIDS IN THEIR HUNT FOR A SUPERHERO!

In the lead up to what is set to be the largest event of its kind in the South, Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics has launched its hunt for a superhero through Portsmouth schools. Children throughout the city have been creating their very own superheroes with a range of awesome superpowers and names that will strike fear …

Stan Lee and Alex Ross’s Iconic Comic Book Artwork Announced for Portsmouth Comic Con

First ever International Festival of Comics welcomes comic book heavyweights in exclusive exhibition Artwork inspired by Stan Lee and created by Alex Ross, two of the biggest names in comic books, will be exhibited at this year’s inaugural Portsmouth Comic Con, taking place on 5th and 6th May 2018. Organised by Portsmouth Guildhall in partnership with Bournemouth’s Westover Gallery, this …

ENTERTAINMENT ZONES AND INTERNATIONAL GUEST ANNOUNCED FOR PORTSMOUTH COMIC CON – INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF COMICS

In what is set to be the largest event of its kind in the South, Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics, has today announced details of a range of entertainment zones that will feature alongside the stellar line up of comic artists and writers, which is garnering huge interest amongst comic fans and the industry alike. Bringing you …