London MCM May 2011 attendance details
Date: 2011 June 6th Monday [17:05] | Posted By: Joe
The London MCM Expo is over for May 2011, we've just been sent some details about it. The Expo attracted almost 60,000 visitors, with the outside show attracting crowds 5,000.
The next Expo is set to return to the same venue on Friday 28th to Sunday 30th October 2011, where it will be paired with Memorabilia London for the first time.
Details as follows:
The biggest event of its kind in the UK, the MCM Expo London Comic Con attracted almost 60,000 visitors over the weekend, and saw world exclusive footage from the like of Green Lantern, Immortals and upcoming BBC horror drama The Fades. Meanwhile, our GameSpotUK@MCMExpo stage's great videogame line-up included the world premiere of Atari's remake of classic title Warlords and a trio of European debuts - Capcom's Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition; Atari's fantasy action game Dungeons & Dragons:Daggerdale and PQube/Zen United's all-girl fighter Arcana Heart 3. Well over 100 of the world's top comic writers and artists came along to the London Comic Con to host panels, meet fans and show their latest work, while our MCM Fringe festival outside the show itself attracted crowds of over 5,000.
The MCM Expo London Comic Con returns to Excel London on 28-30 October, when it will run alongside Memorabilia London for the first time.
As well as taking part in a series of packed Futurama panels, voice acting legend Billy West also presented the Eagle comic awards on the Friday of MCM Expo London Comic Con... and our MCM Buzz podcast is proud to reveal the exclusive opening he kindly reocrded for them at the show. You can find the piece here.