As with many events, Liverpool Comic Con 2021 had to be postponed due to the pandemic. Due to originally take place in May, it’ll take over the city’s exhibition centre next weekend with scores of fans – familiar and new con goers alike – from across the country gathering at the venue to enjoy a weekend with some of their favourite stars.
The team behind Liverpool Comic Con have worked tirelessly to make this event the best it can be, and with tickets having sold out six months ago, while there have been a number of guest cancellations, the line-up includes stars from The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Karate Kid, Sons of Anarchy, Harry Potter, Lost, Prison Break, Star Wars, Family Guy and many more. Diane Youdale, better known as Jet in the hit 90’s series Gladiators, will also be in attendance as both a guest and Q&A panel host.
A break-down of exactly who will be in Liverpool next weekend is as follows:
Charles Michael Davis
The Vampire Diaries
The Walking Dead
Only Fools And Horses
Sons Of Anarchy
Mark Boone Jnr
The US Office
Henry Ian Cusick
Voice Over Actors
Game of Thrones
Tickets for many of the guests – photo ops and autographs – are still available, and there will be several panels featuring stars from several series also taking place across the weekend. The Originals panel is sold out, and The Vampire Diaries one is close to selling out too, however all the other panels are free.
Attendees can also check out a number of props from shows including The Vampire Diaries (Mystic Falls sign), The Inbetweeners (Fiat Cinquecento) and Only Fools And Horses (Del Boy’s Reliant Regal) along with many others. Those interested in merchandise and collectibles will also be able to browse a number of trader stalls, including one by Digipin, amateur and professional artists and illustrators will be showcasing their talents in the Artists Alley, while other events taking place include a Cosplay Championship, and there’s an after party being held on the Saturday night.
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