From top: Celtic Con and a cosplay selfie from last year’s ‘con
Comics, cosplay and celtic mythology.
Do not come as you are.
Ashley Curran writes:
Before the Marvel Universe, there was celtic mythology, which had its roots in the midlands of Ireland. No wonder, then, that the old Celtic heartland of the midlands loves comics, cosplay and drama.
This year’s Celtic Con, in the ancient and wonderful midlands, will bring communities of comic lovers to life as people fill the venue in their outstanding Cosplay.
There will be a geek market selling all the nerdy merchandise you need, while your gaming heart’s desires will be fulfilled in the gaming zone, which itself will be full of retro, recent, and independent games.
Of course, the main stage will be where it’s really at; a highlight will surely be Mike Carroll, who is best known (and worshipped) for writing Judge Dredd stories. He’s a big cheese when it comes to graphic storytelling, so if you ever hope to scale the heady heights of the Marvel Universe, you should settle into a seat in the front row.
In addition, this year’s Celtic Con is on the hunt for a new mascot, so get your pencils sharpened and a thinking cap on [at link below]…