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Bleeding Cool: London Super Comic Convention for February 2012

posted Aug 22, 2011, 2:28 PM by Vu Sleeper

LONDON SUPER COMIC CONVENTION (25-26 Feb 2012) - London, England
The London Super Comic Convention For February 2012
Submitted by Rich Johnston on August 22, 2011 – 2:45 pm

The London Super Comic Convention is a new London-based comic book convention set for February 2012, using the same location at the biannual MCL, the ExCel Centre in the East End of London.

The organisers are a mysterious lot, the most I could find out was through the website being registered to a doctor operating in Essex, although that ID has now been masked. I thought that was a good place to start. Through Harry Markos of Markosia Productions, who also seems involved in some nefarious way, I threw some questions into the ether, and got some statements back. Some of them even related to the questions asked, slightly.

1. How does a GP in Essex come to start a major comic book convention?

London Super Comic Convention is being organised by a number of people that have been brought together for the express purpose of providing what the UK has been lacking – a comic convention with not just 2 or 3 American guests, but with a substantial amount of American creators spanning the decades, from 60’s through to present day. As such and given the enormity of the task, the collective encompasses individuals from both the UK and US, who have both financial acumen and experience in different fields, with one common denominator – All are comic fans, who want nothing more than to have a UK show that can go toe to toe on a guest list basis with the larger American Shows, and have a show that truly rivals its American counterparts..

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