Panels

11.00 - 11.45: The making of the Full Colour project
The Full Colour project has been mentoring young people from BAME backgrounds in all things comics since the beginning of 2018. Celebrating the release of an anthology of their works, contributors talk about the process of creating their first comic.
Hosted by: Nyla Ahmad

12.00 - 12.45: Strip Panel Naked LIVE
Taking a look at why the best comic books work the way they do as popular YouTube channel goes live in conversation with Annie Wu and Christian Ward. Artists share the process behind the art in your favourite monthly books.
Hosted by: Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

1.00 - 1.45: Kris Anka and Jen Bartel in conversation ... with each other
Colleagues, pals and two of Marvel’s hottest artists right now, Kris Anka and Jen Bartel talk about breaking into the industry, levelling up in comics and their shared love of thirsty fan art.

2.00 - 2.45: This panel isn’t about superhero comics
We look at single-author storytelling with Avery Hill Publishing and Leila Abdelrazaq as they discuss how authors tell solo stories with comics and why, when it comes to the medium, the sky is the limit.
Hosted by: Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

3.00 - 3.45: House to Astonish x Frank Discussions
Two Scottish podcasts join forces for the most unconventional crossover in Glasgow Comic Con history. Think the comic book equivalent of Queer Eye, only it’s the Punisher who’s being made over and our Fab Five are some of the biggest names in comics.
Hosted by: Al Kennedy and Kelly Kanayama

4.00 - 5.15: Cosplay competition and masquerade
Some of the top UK talent show off their skills at making, crafting and just generally being awesome at creating believable true-to-form character costumes. Cosplayers of all ages and abilities are invited to show off their skills!
Hosted by: Frodo McDaniel

 

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Kids Zone

All day: Dark Knight Detectives (All ages)
Fancy yourself as a bit of a detective? This trail will take you all over the convention, hunting for clues. Pick up your case file (our convention programme) then get cracking. If you solve the mystery, there may just be a reward waiting for you.

11.00-11.45: Costume assembly zone (3+)
Make your own costume, ready for your day at comic con! Design your own superhero logo, make a mask and kit out your costume with special superpower accessories.

12.00-12.45: How to draw... Toy Story (5+)
Join comic artist Tanya Roberts as she shows you how to draw Woody, Buzz and other Pixar favourites.

1.00-1.45: Make your own Chewbacca sock puppet (3+)
Create your very own Chewie puppet (you'll need to make your own sound effects though.)

2.00-2.45: How to draw... How to Train Your Dragon (5+)
Artist Tanya Roberts shows you how to draw Toothless.

3.00-3.45: Make your own mini comic (5+)
Whether you're a budding artist or a stick future fanatic, we'll walk you through creating your very own comic book.