Comic book fans welcome Batman, Iron Man and Batmobile to Glasgow for St Enoch Center convention

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Thousands of comic book fans are welcoming a host of beloved superheroes and film characters to Glasgow this weekend for a two-day event at St Enoch Centre.

Batman and Iron Man will make an appearance alongside several well-known Star Wars and Ghostbusters characters.

Fans will also be able to get a glimpse of the original Batmobile from the 1989 Caped Crusader movie, a specially designed Bat Signal for the event, and a seven-foot-tall Bumble Bee Transformer.

Batmobile: a 1989 film dubbed BGCP
Batmobile: a 1989 film dubbed “the best” presented in Glasgow

The free Comic Con event runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Although tickets are free, visitors are advised to book in advance to avoid disappointment due to capacity restrictions on the day, with organizers expecting up to 10,000 people to attend throughout of the weekend.

Organizers BGCP say fans can expect everything to go on sale, from comic books (including first appearance editions), action figures, statues, trading cards, keychains , t-shirts, print artwork and more.

Comic Con: Young fan with Transformer.BGCP
Comic Con: Young fan with Transformer.

There will also be workshops that can be purchased such as slime making workshops and superhero mask sessions for kids.

Ian Bonar, organizer of BGCP Comic Con, said: “We had a great testers event in April and had an amazing turnout, so we managed to secure a Batmobile as seen in the 1989 Batman movie, which is considered the best Batman movie. with the best Batmobile, so we are delighted to have it in Glasgow.

Iron Man: superhero making an appearance at the event.BGCP
Iron Man: superhero making an appearance at the event.

“We will also have Batman with the vehicle and we have created our own large scale Batsignal just for the occasion.

“We will also have our seven foot tall Bumblebee the Transformer which is a head turner and fully realistic Iron Man for people to meet as well as all sorts of Star Wars characters, Ghostbusters and other miscellaneous accessories to go with all our Comic Scammers have spread throughout the center.

Tickets are free and can be ordered through the BGCP website.

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