Attraction Announcement: Cosplay Family Zone

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This year at GCCC we are proud to host a Family zone with great activities and crafts to get the kids (and adults!) entertained.

In the Family zone we will have a fully stocked superhero themed arts and crafts area, as well as the return of superhero cape making! Come along to the Family zone between 10am and 4pm and our team will customise a cape with your child’s name for them to decorate, take home and enjoy!

Want to get a taste of cosplay? Come and try on the outfits in our dress up booth. Why not then take a selfie in our photobooth too? Whats not to love?

Just drop in between 10am and 4pm and our friendly team will help you get started.

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Attraction Announcement: Quackenboss.SFX

Want to learn more about SFX make-up and applications?

The awesome Quackenboss.sfx will be at Granite City Comic Con doing a live SFX makeup demo and talk and showing off some their work.

Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/quackenboss.sfx/ and come and see them live this August 24 at Granite City Comic Con!

Guest Announcement: Level-Up Leroy

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Level Up Leroy has joined the battle!

Level up Leroy prides himself on being a purveyor of the finest Nerd and Geek beats!

He is also proud of his 5000+ comic book collection!

Leroy has played his unique blend of nerd video remixes and tracks at cons and after parties across the UK and internationally where he recently blew American audiences away at the New York Comic Con.

Level Up Leroy will be astounding GCCC throughout the day with a mix that you won’t forget! Leroy’s sets are the epitome of what being a DJ is about – abundant passion, amazing tunes, nimble mixing with light sprinkling of Nerdy Geekyness to really get the crowds going!

Guest Announcement: WYSHcreative

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Mike Lawson, also known as ‘WYSHcreative’, is coming to GCCC 2019! Mike is a digital artist and custom prop & costume fabricator. Mike has been creating his own costumes for the last 15 years, but he’s found the cosplay explosion in recent times has energised his creativity. He now works in film and television where he designs and builds custom characters, fabricated props, helmets, masks and armour. With around 15 full personal costumes and countless commissions to his name, he has a real eye for detail and the handcrafted. Be it huge fully fabricated armour, or that movie accurate prop piece, he’s tackled it all. A true child of the 80s he loves the ‘nostalgia factor’ and creates things from Comics, Video Games and Movies.

Mike plans to deliver a workshop on ‘Simple Foamsmithing Techniques in which he’ll build a small hand prop live on stage so you can learn how to layer, cut, shape and detail foam and use these techniques in your own cosplay and prop creations.

Attraction Announcement: Wrestlezone

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Team GCCC are proud to announce the return of Wrestlezone to Granite City Comic Con 2019! GCCC veterans might remember the chaos of 2017 when WrestleZone thrilled the crowd with a panel turned promo that exploded into full-blown bout of wrestling mayhem, and we’re looking forward to more in 2019.

WrestleZone Scotland is the East coast’s premier wrestling promotion. Based in Aberdeen, Scotland, they host family-friendly wrestling events across Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Moray and Angus bringing together some of the best wrestlers in Scotland. This year’s Aberdeen Anarchy event featured Grado an former WWE Superstar Pac!

More information can be found atwww.wrestlezonescotland.co.uk

Attraction Announcement: Ghostbusters of Aberdeen

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“Listen, do you smell something?”

That might just be ectoplasm and radically polarised protons, because The GhostBusters of Aberdeen are screeching into Granite City Comic Con 2019!

They’ll be bringing replica props and costumes galore (although hopefully no free roaming vapours) and they’re ready to believe you!

Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/GhostbustersOfAberdeen/

Guest Announcement: Stewart Kenneth Moore

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TeamGCCC are I’m delighted to announce Stewart Kenneth Moore will be a guest at the Granite City Comic Con 2019. Stewart is an accomplished artist and actor and will be joining us to showcase his latest project on Pat Mills’ new ‘Defoe’ series (THE DIVISOR) for 2000 AD.

Stewart has also worked on David Lloyd’s Aces Weekly project and his own graphic novel ‘Mk-Ultra: Sex, Drugs & the CIA’, on cold-war era mind-control projects.

Stewart’s TV and film work includes Knightfallstarring alongside Mark Hamill, and 12 Monkeys SYFY.