Thought Bubble's comic con attracts some of the biggest names in comics to Leeds, so if you’d like to meet the people who created the stories behind the year’s biggest film blockbusters, or want to get the inside track on what’s going to be the next big thing, then it’s the place to be!
The convention is free to enter for under 12s and over 65s, and we have complimentary carer tickets available, as well as cosplay discounts for those who'll be joining us in fancy dress. For full ticket details, including prices and how to buy, please visit thoughtbubblefestival.com/tickets
Thought Bubble Festival has something for everyone, from long time comic book fans to those who have never picked up a graphic novel before and would like to know where to start reading!
This year’s festival runs from 17th to 23rd September, with the comic con taking over Leeds city centre on 22nd and 23rd September. Over ten thousand people descend on the city each year to meet our incredible line-up of over 450 leading comic creators, publishers, and retailers from all over the world. Come and find out why this is one of the biggest events of its kind in Europe!
2018's convention is held in venues around Millennium Square, Leeds Town Hall, The Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds Arts University, and Leeds City Museum. Early venue details, and accessibility information, can be found at thoughtbubblefestival.com/visit
2018’s festival includes exhibitions, competitions, free art and writing workshops for young people and adults, talks and masterclasses with industry professionals, film screenings, and an amazing cosplay parade to close out our convention and finish off the year’s celebration of comics.
2018’s festival guests include:
Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead, Mars Attacks, X-Files)
Saladin Ahmed (Black Bolt)
Marc Ellerby (Rick & Morty)
Warren Ellis (Red, Red 2, Iron Man 3)
Leslie Hung (Snot Girl)
Jim Mahfood (Clerks: The Comic Books)
Alex Maleev (Lost in Space, Bone Collector, Heroes)
Ollie Masters (The Kitchen)
Carey Pietsch (The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins)
Afua Richardson (Black Panther World of Wakanda)
Greg Rucka (The Punisher, Batman, Wolverine)
Nicola Scott (Black Magick)
Brian Stelfreeze (Black Panther)
Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim)
Victoria Ying (Frozen, Tangled, Wreck It Ralph, Moana)
and many more!
You can find a full guest list at thoughtbubblefestival.com/guests
to find out more & get tickets!