First wave of guests announced for Middle East Film & Comic Con 2017

Game of Thrones and Heroes stars set to geek out in Dubai

Geeks of the Middle East rejoice, the annual pop-culture fest that is the Middle East Film & Comic Con is set to return next month.

Now in its sixth year, the MEFCC looks to follow on from its strong tradition of high calibre celebrity guests. This year fans will get the chance to shake hands with Game of Thrones star Liam Cunningham, best known for his role as Davos Seaworth in the epic HBO fantasy series. He will also be joined by cult-favourite and Heroes actor Greg Grunberg whom fans might also recognise from the recent Star Wars and Star Trek reboots.

Other guests include Warner Bros. and Disney artist James C. Muligan, comic book artist Simone Bianchi, and professional cosplayer Linde Le.

This year's convention will feature the Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years. exhibit showcasing 50 works inspired by the popular television show, including a piece by Spock himself, the late Leonard Nemoy.

As always, Stuff will also be on hand on the show floor handing out copies of the magazine to visitors and running some cool activations out of our stand - so stay tuned for more.

The Middle East Film & Comic Con will take place between 6-8 April 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Click here for ticket info.