GCCC 2017 – Guest Announcement

We’re very pleased to say that we’re able to bring Peter Roy to Granite City Comic Con 2017 as one of our guests.


Peter has acted in numerous fan favourites over the years including – Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Dr. Strangelove, Blake’s 7, Doctor Who, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Skyfall (film) and many, many more.
Peter himself has stated that he has appeared in more than 2,500 films and TV shows during his career!


GCCC 2017 – After Party!

Team GCCC are happy to announce that the dive bar known as Krakatoa will play host to Granite City Comic Con 2017‘s after party. The party starts at 8pm and will keep going until 3am!
Our compère for the evening is the fantastic Baron Bartholomew Black. A man no stranger to the stages of Aberdeen, who is guaranteed to entertain, amuse and keep everyone on their toes whilst introducing the following…

-> Cosplay Dance Off! – Just when you thought it was safe to return to the dancefloor…

-> Mello Joe – https://soundcloud.com/mellojoe
Aberdeen’s very own Old School Hip Hop MC bringing you a very special set created just for the Granite City Comic Con 2017 weekend.

-> Jollyboathttp://www.barkingmadcomedy.com/jollyboat.html
Jollyboat are the UK’s top comedy pirate nerd rock duo. Mixing comedy, live music, visuals, audience interaction and a little behind-the-scenes computer programming, Jollyboat put on a show unlike anything you’ve seen before!

They have performed at Glastonbury among many other festivals, won the UK Musical Comedy Awards, and toured Europe & Australia. Jollyboat’s act is energetic, visual and packed with fast-paced gags. They always have fun, and it’s highly infectious.

-> Neon Lounge – Get your groove on for the rest of the evening with DJ Jimsim.

 As is tradition at an after party, costumes are very welcome but not essential.

Tickets are priced at £6 and FREE to VIP ticket holders who have pre-registered for entry to the After Party. Please follow the Brown Paper Ticket link to purchase your ticket or pre-register your VIP entry. Pre existing VIP ticket holders have been notified of the booking process. Please contact us if you are a new VIP ticket holder for assistance in gaining entry.

Payment on the door is also available, but pre-booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

Please note, due to the venue this event is strictly 18+

(Photo provided by Matt Jolly Photography)

GCCC 2017 – Attraction Announcement

TeamGCCC are happy to announce that we’re bringing back Dr Sketchy Aberdeen for Granite City Comic Con 2017. If you’ve ever fancied trying life drawing with a little twist, these are the people to come and see!


Dr Sketchy are bringing performers from around the country, welcomes all skill levels of artists to the table and will be providing any materials needed to create your masterpiece – from pencils to glitter pens.

GCCC 2017 – Attraction Announcement

The UK Colonial Marines are a costuming organisation inspired by the Alien film franchise – fans from all walks of life, the group get together to portray the Colonial Marines, wearing replicas of the original costumes and carrying replicas of the original props.

The UK Colonial Marines will be on hand to keep you safe from Xenomorph activity throughout GCCC2017 on 20-21st May.

GCCC 2017 – Ticket Announcement

Good evening, we’re pleased to announce that physical weekend and day tickets for Granite City Comic Con 2017 are now available throughout Aberdeen, at the following businesses:

ABZ Games – The Market Village, 8-10 Market Street
Geek Bothy – Unit 3 Transition Extreme, Links Road
Krakatoa – 2 Trinity Quay, Merchant Quarter
Plan 9 – 9 Rosemount Viaduct


Tickets are also still available online from: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717254

Stay tuned to our Facebook and website for more attraction and guest info!

GCCC 2017 – Attraction Announcement

Founded in 2000, the UK Garrison is one of the foremost Star Wars costuming groups in the UK, supporting charities like the Make a Wish Foundation and the British Legion with their expertise in cosplay and prop building. The UK Garrison are part of the worldwide 501st Legion of Star Wars costumers.


Aside from Star Wars, the Garrison also operates Reel Icons, the Movie Section of the organisation, which has proved to be a huge hit with the public, young and old alike; with characters like Batman and Indiana Jones.

The UK Garrison will be displaying their costumes and props throughout GCCC2017 on 20-21st May.


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GCCC 2017 – Guest Announcement

Team GCCC are pleased to announce Michael Henbury will attend GCCC2017 as a guest – Michael is best known for his role as Taboo the Ewok in Return of the Jedi, and as Gringotts Goblin in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Michael also starred alongside David Bowie in the Eighties classic Labyrinth, and was Warwick Davies’ stunt double in Willow; he is a very popular regular on the convention scene.


Michael will be available for autographs throughout GCCC 2017 on 20-21st May.