COMIC CON EK Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March


EK Comic Con is returning for another blockbuster event, with new attractions and characters set to make it a weekend to remember.

Taking place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March, the showcase will feature a host of new cosplay characters including Batman, Iron Man and Venom, while Comic Con favourites Sonic, Knuckles, Pikachu, Spider-Man, Deadpool, Bluey and many more famous faces will be on hand for selfies and high fives.

Attendees can also look forward to the all-new Black Heart Market, featuring the finest roster of handpicked traders and creators that specialise in horror, goth and alternative merchandise, crafts, art, and much more.  In addition to the manic merchandise, fans will be able get up close and grab some terrifying selfies with a selection of horror favourites.

Over 80 traders of fantasy, sci-fi and pop culture merchandise will be at the event, while the ever popular Comic Con Scavenger Hunt will return for the weekend.  Find the hidden superhero items around the centre, and you could win a fab prize.

Gamers are also in for a treat, with a host of arcade machines and modern gaming consoles available, while creative youngsters can put their design skills to the test in the ‘make your own slime’ and ‘make your own superhero mask’ classes.

Commenting on the event, EK, East Kilbride Centre Manager, Alan Smillie, said: “EK Comic Con has become a firm favourite with visitors to the town centre, with the latest instalment set to be bigger and better than ever.  A host of fan favourites will be making a welcome return, while new attraction the Black Heart market will add a gothic twist to the event.”

EK Comic Con will take place at EK, East Kilbride from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March.  Entry is free and no booking is required for workshops and meet & greet sessions.

Meet & Greet Times

Saturday 2nd March

  • 11.30am – 12.00pm Pikachu
  • 12.45pm – 1.15pm Sonic and Knuckles
  • 1.45pm – 2.15pm Spider-Man and Venom
  • 2.45pm – 3.15pm Deadpool

Sunday 3rd March

  • 11.30am – 12.00pm Bluey
  • 12.45pm – 1.15pm Sonic and Knuckles
  • 1.45pm – 2.15pm Spider-Man and Iron Man
  • 2.45pm – 3.15pm Batman