Granite City Comic Con 2017

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All current information regarding the event will be posted on this page and kept up to date as we draw closer to GCCC2017.

Tickets

Tickets can now be purchased online via Brown Paper Tickets (LINK)

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

GCCC 2017 Child Saturday (U12) Under 12 entry at 9am Saturday 20th May, to Granite City Comic-Con 2017. Max 2 Child tickets to each full paying adult.
GCCC 2017 Child Sunday (U12) Under 12 entry at 10am Sunday 21st May, to Granite City Comic-Con 2017. Max 2 Child tickets to each full paying adult.
GCCC 2017 Child Weekend (U12) Under 12 entry at 9am Saturday 20th and 10am Sunday 21st May, to Granite City Comic-Con 2017. Max 2 Child tickets to each full paying adult.
GCCC 2017 Saturday General entry at 9am Saturday 20th of May, to Granite City Comic-Con 2017
GCCC 2017 Sunday General entry at 10am Sunday 21st of May, to Granite City Comic-Con 2017
GCCC 2017 Weekend General entry at 9am Saturday 20th and 10am Sunday 21st May, to Granite City Comic-Con 2017
GCCC 2017 VIP VIP entry at 9am Saturday 20th and 10am Sunday 21st May, to Granite City Comic-Con 2017

Ticket FAQ

Children aged 3 or under have free entry with an accompanying ticket holding adult.

Child Ticket holders must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Granite City Comic-Con are not responsible for looking after your children.

Brown Paper Tickets can provide a physical ticket which will be sent to you within 24 hours of purchase, or you can choose to print your tickets at home (which is the default option)

Upon entry, your ticket will be exchanged for a suitable wrist band. The wrist band allows you to leave the venue and return, with last entry being half an hour before closing.

A weekend/VIP ticket receives a single wrist band which is to be kept on for both days of the convention.

VIP Ticket holders will receive priority entry to the event, preferential seating within the panel room, a Granite City Comic-Con VIP bag (Containing the souvenir convention programme amongst other things ) and free entry to the after party.

There will be frequent updates regarding the remaining stock level of tickets.

Tickets will be available on the door, though entry is not guaranteed if the venue is at capacity and existing ticket holders will be given priority entry.

Lost / Stolen tickets cannot be replaced. Please keep them safe.

Guests

Steve Blum Steve Blum: (LINK)

To say that Steve has had a prolific career in animation, anime and video games would be a massive understatement. With roles in Cowboy Bebop, Naruto, Star Wars Rebels, The Legend of Korra, Wolverine and the X-Men, Transformers: Prime, Ultimate Spider-Man, Ben 10, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Boxtrolls, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghost in the Shell, Call of Duty and Metal Gear Solid…

Mary McGlynnMary McGlynn: (LINK)

Mary boasts an impressive career as a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. Her credits include Steven Universe, Cowboy Bebop, Sailor Moon Crystal, Ghost in the Shell, Bleach, Hitman, Tekken 7, Star Wars Rebels, Resident Evil, Saints Row, The Last of Us, Naruto, Shelf Life, Silent Hill, Heroes of The Storm, X-Men, and Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes…

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As well creating Dredd, John brought Strontium Dog and Al’s Baby to the pages of 2000AD for many years, John also worked on various Batman comics with long-standing writing partner and GCCC 2015 guest Alan Grant, as well as a number of licensed titles such as Doctor Who and Star Wars for Dark Horse. In 1997 John wrote A History of Violence, which was later adapted by David Cronenburg for screen. John’s most recent comic – Rok of the Reds, a new collaboration with Alan Grant published by BHP Comics – has been described as ‘…a joyful blending of sport and Sci-fi…’

guest-portrait-glenn-fabry-no-graphicsGlen Fabry: (LINK)

Glenn has enjoyed a prolific 30 year career in comics, and is an Eisner Award winner many times over. Probably best known for his work as a cover artist, Glen provided the iconic covers for critically acclaimed books Preacher and Hellblazer (both recently adapted for TV); as well as covers for DC, Vertigo and 2000AD.

Image Courtesy – Steve Rideout

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Ryan Brown (LINK)

Ryan is a stunningly talented digital painter, providing covers for 2000AD, Image, Dark Horse and IDW. Ryan has been involved with projects as diverse as Mars Attacks, Judge Dredd, Creepy Comics, Ninja Turtles, V-Wars and Jacked. He has worked on comic books, board games, video games, concept art and album covers.

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Michael Henbury: (LINK)

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.

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Gerald Home: (LINK)

Gerald  played Tessek (Squid Head) and the Mon Calamari Officer in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. He also worked on Little Shop of Horrors and Spitting Image as a puppeteer, and has acted in many other TV, film and theatre productions. Gerald is perhaps best known for playing Mr. Muscle in a long running series of TV commercials.

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Peter Roy: (LINK)

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 and many, many more.
Peter himself has stated that he has appeared in more than 2,500 films and TV shows during his career!

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More TBC:

Please keep coming back for updates as we confirm more guests who will be attending GCCC2017

(Please note, that guests may cancel at any time due to personal or professional conflict)

Attractions

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Retro Computer Museum: (LINK)

The Retro Computer Museum is a registered charity dedicated to the benefit of the public for the preservation, display and public experience of computer and console systems from the 1960’s onwards.

We’ll be hosting 20 separate machines over the weekend for everyone to relive their fond childhood memories and experience gaming from a different era.

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Celebrity Car Hire: (LINK)

Coming to the venue we will have the mighty GMC van from The A-Team, Starsky & Hutch‘s Gran Torino and the wonderful KITT from Knight Rider. The team from Celebrity Car Hire will be on hand to show you around the vehicles and answer all those questions you had about your favourite cars from TV.

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WrestleZone: (LINK)

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. Stars such as “Red-Haired Warrior” Scotty Swift, Bryan Tucker, Blue thunder and many more can’t wait to be part of next year’s event, bringing the high-octane, body-slamming action that is now a staple in the North-east.

Image Courtesy – Brian Battensby

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UK Garrison: (LINK)

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.

guest-portrait-uk-colonial-marinesUK Colonial Marines: (LINK)

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 GCCC 2017

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Dr Sketchy: (LINK)

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.

guest-portrait-activity-tbcMore TBC:

Please keep coming back for updates as we confirm more activities that will be happening over the course of GCCC2017

(Please note, that attractions may cancel at any time due to personal or professional conflict)

After Party

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The dive bar known as Krakatoa will play host to Granite City Comic Con 2017’s after party.

The After Party itself runs from 8pm through until 3am and is strictly 18+ due to the venue.

Please follow the Brown Paper Ticket link to pre-purchase your tickets. VIP Ticket holders can register for free entry

More details are available on the event page here!