Comic Con comes to Earl’s Court

Released on: July 02, 2013, 2:40 pm
Industry: Travel

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-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- If you're in the Earl's Court neighbourhood this weekend, you may be in for a shock when you stumble across Batman, Wonder Woman, half-a-dozen Star Trek characters and somebody dressed as Jon Snow from Game Of Thrones. These will all be super-fans, dressing to attend the London Film and Comic Convention at Earl's Court Exhibition centre, which takes place between 5-7 July.

This year show has some amazing guests lined up, including Danny Glover of the Lethal Weapon films, Peter Dinklage from Game Of Thrones and Linda Hamilton, the star of Terminator. The convention will also host 20 of the world's best comic book artists including Milo Manara (X-Women, Indian Summer), Dough Braithwaite (The Punisher, Storm Dogs), Alan Davis (X-Men, Fantastic Four), Gary Erskine (GI Joe, Dan Dare), Mike Collins (2000AD, Star Trek), Ian Boothby (Simpsons, Futurama), Laurence Campbell (Marvel Universe vs Wolverine) and Stephen Baskerville (Transformers, 2000AD). The convention takes place at Earl's Court and those hoping to attend who have not yet booked their accommodation should visit, which has deals for numerous hotels near Earl's Court.

Visitors should take the opportunity to explore Earl's Court. Perhaps take lunch at the Troubador, the wonderfully charismatic café that once hosted performances from Bob Dylan and still looks every inch the 1950s Beat hang-out it once was. The Troubadour is located close to Brompton Cemetery, one of London's Magnificent Seven' Victorian cemeteries, rambling and overgrown and filled with beautiful ornate memorials. You could also visit the excellent As Greek As It Gets restaurant, an excellent Green tavern on Earl's Court Road, or Garnier, which is almost opposite and offers classic bistro cooking. For more on the attractions of Earl's Court, visit, London's best website for visitors hoping to get the most out of their trip to London.


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