Mark the dates of October 21,22 and 23 in your diary for the Paris Comic Con to be held at the Grande Halle de la Villette.
Following the success of the first Comic Con Paris last year that saw over 30,000 visitors, this years event is sure to be even bigger and better. With guests including Katie Cassidy, William Simpson, Dominic Purcell, Chad Hardin, Erik Larsen, Tony Moore, Greg Pak, LeeAnna Vamp and Stephanie Maslansky it will be a great opportunity for fans and followers of pop culture to get up close and personal with some of their heroes.
Of course it wouldn’t be Comic Con without the cosplay and visitors are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite characters. With tickets at around 20 Euros per day or a 3 day pass at around 60 Euros fans will have to be quick to snap up tickets.
The venue at Grande Halle de la Villette, 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris, is easily reached bus, subway and tram links all advised on the official site at http://www.comic-con-paris.com.
If you are looking for accommodation in Paris for the event you will be able to find varying options from 5 star luxury to budget hostels. Frasers Hospitality have two grat options for travelers that are looking for a serviced apartment with easy access to Paris landmarks and transport routes. Visit http://paris-claridge.frasershospitality.com and http://paris.frasershospitality.com to get an idea of where you could be staying on your trip to Paris.
If you want to sample the local comic book stores you won’t be disappointing with a great choice available to any visitors including;
Album Comics at 67 Boulevard Saint-Germain. With a great range of comics and collectibles this is a great option for visitors tospend a bit of time and money in.
Pulp’s Toys as you can imagine has a heavy focus on collectible figurines and toys and can be found at 9 Rue Dante.
The aptly named Pop Culture Shop on Rue Keller with a wide and varied selection of graphic novels for any avid collector to feast on.
Because it is a while away there is bound to be breaking news in the months leading up to it so if you are interested in visiting the 2016 Paris Comic Con, following their social profiles might help you keep up to date with the latest news.