Hero Conventions’ Edinburgh Comic Con was a first for me on two grounds. Firstly, it was my first ever con (or simply anything like it) and, secondly, it was my first time going anywhere with a press pass. I was both excited and nervous as well as slightly unsure what to expect on either account. One of the biggest things which struck me was the shear inclusivity of it all. There are certain stereotypes about gender which are totally smashed by the diversity of the attendees and that was utterly wonderful to see (though, I suppose a little saddening that I found that note-worthy!). Overall... more
This week's show was recorded live as part of the Southampton Super Pod: http://www.superpod.co.uk/
We were joined by host of the Gallfrey Stands Podcast https://gallifreystandspodcast.podbean.com/, Doctor Squee and Doctor Who creature performer Jon Davey
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On this week's show I caught up with James Lundy, organiser of Edinburgh Comic Con to talk about the history of the event, what's happening at this year's event, his five films for our NerdVsWorld list and more.
You can find out more about the convention and order tickets from http://www.herocomicshop.com/HEROCON/SBA/tickets.html
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