Comic Con Scotland
Comic Con Scotland comes to the RHC this October!
Comic Convention Scotland 2019
Comic Con Scotland, brought to you by the Monopoly Events team is now in its second year, thanks to an almighty explosion of a first event in 2018!
Scotland Comic Con - For The Love Of 80s was a huge hit and saw fans flocking to meet their 80s idols, Knight Rider David Hasselhoff, The Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrigno, Flash Gordon, Sam Jones, Ghostbuster legend Ray Parker Junior, Zach Galligan and Gizmo from Gremlins, Street Hawk's Rex Smith, WWE Legend Bret "The Hitman" Hart, The A-Team's Dirk Benedict who was also part of our fantastic Battlestar Galactica 40th Anniversary Special along with Herbert Jefferson Jr, Jack Stauffer and Terry Carter, Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy along with his companion Sophie Aldred, Robert MacNaughton from E.T, and Buck Rogers himself.
We also had some great 80's props for visitors to enjoy as well, 80s classic cult cars such as KITT and the Back to the Future Delorean, the A-Team GMC Vandura van, Rex Smiths Street Hawk bike and the flying bikes from Battlestar Galactica! All in all, it was a fantastic first year for our comic con in Edinburgh AND our For The Love Of 80's brand and we cannot wait for the 2019 show this October.
We'll see you all there as we go even bigger and even better at Comic Con Scotland 2019!!!
Guest Announcements so far...
Jean-Claude Van Damme - JCVD is a Belgian actor and retired martial artist best known for his martial arts action films. His most popular projects include Bloodsport (1988), Cyborg (1989), Kickboxer (1989), Lionheart (1990), Death Warrant (1990), Double Impact (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Nowhere to Run (1993), Hard Target (1993), Timecop (1994), Street Fighter (1994) and The Expendables 2 (2012)
The Undertaker - For a quarter of a century, The Undertaker has loomed over the WWE landscape like a menacing shadow, spelling out doom for those who dare cross him. Imbued with seemingly mystical abilities and preternatural in-ring skill, The Deadman is a WWE great in a class by himself, and no list of legends would be complete without him.
Christopher Lloyd – Christopher Lloyd made his screen debut in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), and gained widespread recognition as Jim Ignatowski in the comedy series Taxi (1978–1983), for which he won two Emmy Awards. Lloyd starred as Emmett "Doc" Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), and Uncle Fester in The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993). Chris is a living legend and we are so happy to be able to bring him to Scotland.
Kim Coates - Kim is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Tig Trager in the amazing Sons of Anarchy and also has a sizable part in the 2010 film Resident Evil: Afterlife which was a huge hit. This is the second time we have been lucky enough to have Kim guest at one of our events and he will be part of our special UK Bike Fest area along with his castmates Tommy Flannagan and Mark Boone Junior.
Tommy Flannagan - Tommy is a proud Scotsman, best known for his role alongside fellow guests Kim Coates and Mark Boone Junior as Chibs Telford in Sons of Anarchy. He has also played parts in huge hits such as Braveheart, Sin City, Gladiator, Smokin' Aces (1 and 2) and of course Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. We are super excited to bring Tommy back to a Monopoly Events show after his appearance at our fantastic UK Bike Fest event this May.
Mark Boone Junior - We are delighted to bring Mark along as part of our UK Bike Fest area at Comic Con Scotland this year alongside his Sons of Anarchy brethren Kim Coates and Tommy Flannagan. Mark is best known for playing the part of Bobby "Elvis" Munson in the hit biker show and has also appeared in Memento and Batman Begins. All of the Sons of Anarchy guys are really excited for the event and cannot wait to meet their fans!
Rory McCann - Rory Philip McCann is a Scottish actor, best known for portraying Sandor "The Hound" Clegane on the HBO series Game of Thrones and Michael "Lurch" Armstrong in Edgar Wright's crime-comedy Hot Fuzz. As a Scottish convention we always try and bring the biggest Scottish guests home and we are delighted to bring Rory to Edinburgh for his first appearance on Scottish soil.
Judge Reinhold - Judge is an American actor and quite frankly a solid part of movie history, having appeared in more than 60 films including the Beverly Hills Cop series, Gremlins and The Santa Clause films! We are really excited to bring Judge over alongside his fellow Beverly Hills Cop co-star John Ashton for Comic Con Scotland and he cannot wait to be there.
John Ashton - John is an American actor, best known for playing the part of Detective Sargeant John Taggart alongside Judge Reinhold and Eddie Murphy in the Beverly Hills Cop series. He also appeared in other 80's hit films such as Some Kind of Wonderful, Midnight Run and She's Having A Baby.
Michel Qissi - Michel is a Moroccan-Belgian best knows for his part as the formidable Tong-Po, the fearless opponent of Jean-Claude Van Damme in Kickboxer. It's something very special when both Jean-Claude Van Damme and Michel Qissi can appear together at a convention and we are delighted to be the people to bring you these very special guests.
Bolo Yeung - Yang Sze, better known as Bolo Yeung, is a former competitive bodybuilder, martial artist and a martial arts film actor. Primarily cast as the villain in the movies in which he stars, he is best known for his performances as Bolo in Enter the Dragon (starring Bruce Lee), as Chong Li in Bloodsport (starring Jean-Claude Van Damme), Chang Lee in Bloodfight (starring Yasuaki Kurata and Simon Yam) and for his numerous appearances and long career in Hong Kong's martial arts films.
Ray Park - Ray Park is a Scottish actor, author and martial artist. He is best known for playing Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace and Solo: A Star Wars Story, Toad in X-Men, Snake-Eyes in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and Edgar on Heroes. Born in Glasgow, Ray is really looking forward to coming back to his Scottish homeland and is very excited, as we are.
Burt Young – Burt is an American actor, author and painter. He is best known for his role as Rocky Balboa's brother-in-law and best friend Paulie Pennino in the Rocky film series. He has also been praised for his roles in Chinatown (1974), The Gambler (1974), Convoy (1978), Uncle Joe Shannon (1978), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984), Back to School (1986), Last Exit to Brooklyn (1990), Transamerica (2005), and Win Win (2011).
Jason David Frank – Jason David Frank is an American actor and professional mixed martial artist. He is most notable for his career as Tommy Oliver – The Green Ranger! - from the Power Rangers franchise.
Karyn Parsons - Karyn Parsons is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for her role as Hilary Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1996. Parsons also starred in the 1995 film Major Payne opposite Damon Wayans.
Brutus ‘The Barber’ Beefcake - Newly inducted WWE hall of famer Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake will be cutting hair in the barber shop. His signing table will be directly in front of his shop making the whole experience that extra little bit special.
Marty Jannetty - Famously known as one half of The Rockers, Shawn Michaels tag team partner. That was until Shawn threw him through the barber shop window! Marty signing table will be next to Brutus and you can get selfie pics with both of them in the barber shop. A once in a lifetime experience and opportunity.
Tim Rose - American actor and puppeteer known for his work as, among others, Admiral Ackbar, on the Star Wars films as well as The Dark Crystal and Howard the Duck. He also featured as Tik Tok in Return to Oz.
Jimmy Vee - Jimmy Vee is a Scottish actor, puppeteer and stunt performer. He is best known for playing R2D2 in Star Wars: The Last Jedi as well as a number of Doctor Who monsters and aliens including Bannakaffalatta in the 2007 Christmas special Voyage of the Damned, as well as the Graske in the Doctor Who spin-off series The Sarah Jane Adventures.
SET Build Announcements
FOR THE LOVE OF FANTASY - SCHOOL OF WUTCH CRAFT & WIZADRY ZONE
Animatronic Dobby - The Iron Throne - Harry Potter Lookalike - Spellcasting - Herbology Classes - Wand Dualling - Meet the Owls - HP Lego Display
FOR THE LOVE OF SCi-Fi ZONE
T-70 X-Wing - Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper - Tie Fighter - Batwing - Tardis - Power Loader - Gremlins Kitchen Set with Gremlins - E.T Forest Set with E.T - A-Team Van - KITT & FLAG mobile unit - Vigo & Slimer - Stranger Things Alphabet Wall & Couch
FOR THE LOVE OF WRESTLING ZONE
WWF Prime Time Studio - Pipers Pit - Funeral Parlour - Brutus Barber Shop
Lyons Estate Gates - Hill Valley Sign - Hill Valley Clock Tower - Delorean - BTTF Mini Museum
and still more to be confirmed!
RHC Visitor Information
Car Parking: £5.00 per car per day