Middle East Film and Comi Con 2020 reveals line-up of Marvel and DC artists

The weekend extravaganza to host renowned comic book artists at dedicated workshops

Middle East Film and Comi Con 2020 reveals line-up of Marvel and DC artists

Friends, comic lovers, cosplayers... Lend us your ears. This year’s Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC) has revealed its list international comic book artists.

Set to take place from Thursday March 5 until Saturday March 7, the ninth edition of the pop week-end extravaganza will see big names that have worked on Marvel, DC, Disney and Dark Horse Comics.

Even better, they’ll be holding meet and greets along with workshops for aspiring comic artists of Dubai.

Who’s on the list? Artisitc powerhouse of the industry Sam De La Rosa, with credits such as Spider-Man, Venom, Carnage, Black Panther, The Avengers, Star Wars and X-Men.

There’s also Jeremy Clark who' s worked on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, founder and owner of Highburn Studios D. Michael Watkins (with work on Sonic The Hedgehog, Transformers, Iron Man and Avengers), and Rodney Ramos – working on just about every major character for Marvel Comics and DC Comics.

As for the workshops fans can look forward to, the ‘How to Bring Comics into your School’ by art and design professor Bob Hoffman will take students and teachers through the initial steps and pitfalls of introducing comic books, comic strips, and graphic novels into a K-12 or university curriculum.

There’s also a workshop with renowned cosplayers Rei Suzuki and Kaoru Lily, speaking about cosplay, sharing their experience of last year’s World Cosplay Summit.

They know their stuff, and will be judging the Cosplay Competition at MEFCC this year. Bring your A game, comic fans.

MEFCC is back this year with a lot of energy bringing fans some in-credible workshop experiences,” said MEFCC event manager Michael Lamprecht.

“With some of the biggest artists in the industry we have ensured that our workshops are bigger, better and more exciting than ever before. Fans will get a chance to meet the artists, learn from them and even create their own personalised pieces. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a fun and action-packed weekend out learning from some of the best names in the business.”

Tickets to the pop extravaganza are still available, with prices for day tickets starting from Dhs115.
From Dhs115. Thu Mar 5-Sat Mar 7. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.mefcc.com.

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