The artistic talents behind Star Wars, Spider-Man, Transformers, and more are coming to Dubai for the Middle East's ultimate pop culture festival
2 February 2020| Last updated on 2 February 2020
MEFCC returns for its 2020 edition with a prestigious lineup of international artists from Star Wars, Batman, Iron Man, Transformers, and more
Superfans get ready, Middle East Film and Comic Con (MEFCC), the region's ultimate celebration of all things comics, film, and pop culture is returning from March 5 - 7 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
On top of a three-day weekend where you can meet your favourite stars, dress in cosplay, watch cosplay competitions, attend special workshops, and catch exclusive trailer clips and releases, event-goers can also meet and greet some of the biggest names in modern comic books.
Eight international comic book artists from a range of popular series including Star Wars, Star Trek, the Avengers, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the Walking Dead are coming to Dubai at MEFCC's Artist Alley.
Here are some of the names to look out for on your visit to MEFCC:
Meet Sam De La Rosa
Comic book artist Sam de la Rosa has been bringing his artistry for Marvel, DC, Disney, Dark Horse, and Image since the 1980s. The veteran artist has worked on fan-favourites from Batman and Superman to Star Trek, Star Wars, Black Panther, The Avengers, Venom, and much, much more.
Find him at MEFCC's Artist Alley for the chance to meet the man himself, score some limited edition art prints, signed merchandise, and snap photos.
Meet Jeremy Clark
Jeremy Clark has worked on a range of comic book projects such as the hit fantasy series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Lady Death, Ogre, and Prodigy.
Swing by MEFCC's Artist Alley to catch autographed comic books and more.
Meet Mostafa Moussa
During Moussa's 20+ years in comic books, he has worked with Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Hasbro, Image Comics, IDW, Dark Horse, Stratum, Overground Comics, and many, many others. The Texan has inked for Batman and Catwoman's special wedding chapter, Flash, Superman, several Marvel projects, as well as a series of covers for various publishers.
Meet Rodney Ramos
Comic veteran Rodney Ramos has worked on just about every major character for Marvel Comics and DC Comics with a flourish that makes him a master at his craft.
Ramos' works include Doctor Who, Wonder Woman, the Amazing Spider-Man, Iron Man, and much more. He reached cult status with his work on DC's widely acclaimed "Transmetropolitan."
Meet Michael Watkins
Before he was the founder and owner of Highburn Studios, Michael Watkins worked for Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, Dynamite, and Upper Deck. You may have seen his artistic craft in fan-favourites Sonic the Hedgehog, Avengers Assemble, Iron Man, Transformers, and you've definitely seen him on the silver screen in the blockbuster hit, "The Dark Knight Rises".
Outside of comic books, Watkins is the voice actor for characters Venom, Magneto, Mole Man, and Scorpion in Marvel and Disney series.
MEFCC tickets now on sale
Select from a range of tickets, special family bundles, and VIP passes to MEFCC, from just AED 115 per person!
For the ultimate family weekend out, buy the Family Day Pass, inclusive of four tickets for the price of three, one-day or three-day access to MEFCC, a chance to meet celebrities, watch live entertainment, attend MEFCC workshops, and explore the Artist Alley.
Bronze, Silver, and Gold passes are also available, offering three-day access to MEFCC, private experiences with celebrities, front row seats, exclusive updates from the MEFCC team, major ticket discounts, Fast Track Access perks, limited-edition merchandise, and much, much more - all from only AED 500 per person.
Check out https://www.mefcc.com/en/Tickets.html for more details, or visit Virgin Megastore online, any Virgin megastore across the UAE, or PlatinumList to book your tickets now.