A Deep Dive into Comic Con Scotland 2019

Edinburgh will field a trip back to the future this weekend, as a host of stars will descend upon the Royal Highland Centre for the second annual Comic Con.

Stars such as Jean-Claude Van Damme and WWE legend The Undertaker top this year’s bill, after the events’ resounding success in 2018.

There are a host of opportunities for lucky fans to meet these all-time greats, and a vast array of zones dedicated to some of sci-fis biggest names, including a Back to the Future zone headlined by Doc Brown himself, Christopher Lloyd.

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There truly is something for everyone at Comic Con this year, including one of the largest motorbike enthusiast conventions in the country, the UK Bike Fest. The Festival will be headlined by stars of the hit show Sons of Anarchy, including Scotland’s own Tommy Flanagan, who played the outlaw biker ‘Chibs’ in the series.

The cosplay championship, synonymous with the event boasts a prize worth $2000, including a meet and greet with every guest at the event, and the chance for a photo with The Undertaker to appear in the national papers.

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Fans will have the chance to quiz their favourite stars in Q&A sessions throughout the weekend, with the likes of Van Damme, Lloyd and Rocky star Burt Young.

“Our first Comic-Con in Scotland was a huge success last year. Bringing big 80’s stars like Knight Rider David Hasselhoff, The Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrigno etc…” says Comic Con Scotland in a press release.

“This year on Saturday 12th and 13th October at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, we have gone even BIGGER! Bringing international movie and martial arts star Jean Claude Van Damme and international Wrestling Star The Undertaker, we are giving fans a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet them both.”

For more details on the proceedings check out the Comic Con Scotland website.

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