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Early bird tickets still available at Middle East Film and Comic Con 2019!

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Feb. 18, 19 | 2:51 pm

Are you a fan of comics, games, toys, anime and more? If you haven’t been living under a rock, the first mention of ‘MEFCC’ will easily excite and invigorate your senses as the Middle East Film and Comic Con is now on its 8th year!

The event is set to take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre this coming April 11-13, 2019 which is expected to see over 50,000 fans converge in the UAE’s biggest annual event for comic and film hobbyists and enthusiasts.

Fans can now buy the limited early access 3-day pass offer for only Dh 185 that will save you Dh 165 for the pass but better hurry – it’s available until February 21!

Confirmed celebrities this year include Mike Colter primarily known for his role as Luke Cage in Marvel’s Netflix Series as well as his appearances in Zero Dark Thirty, Men In Black 3, American Horror Story and Halo:Nightfall and more.

Ross Marquand also joins in this year’s celebrity list. Marquand is best known for his role as Aaron, on “The Walking Dead,” and as the late Paul Newman on “Mad Men.”

Tara Strong, a popular voice actor known for portraying dozens of memorable characters, including Timmy on The Fairly OddParents, Dil Pickles on Rugrats, Ben Tennyson on Ben 10, Raven on Teen Titans Go, Bubbles on The Powerpuff Girls will also check in on this year’s MEFCC edition. These celebrities and surely more artists and celebrity announcements will be on your way as days go by.

With a wide variety of events, activities, exhibitions and activations, MEFCC 2019 is definitely the place to be for families, friends, and the whole gang to geek out with over three fun-filled days of pure excitement and thrills.

MEFCC 2019 is presented by Swyp and organized by Informa Exhibitions.

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