Portsmouth Comic Con returns to Portsmouth in 2023

The hugely popular Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics, is set to return to Portsmouth Guildhall on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May 2023 and tickets will go on sale this Friday at midday.

A sell-out in previous years, this event will sell quickly so grab your tickets and take advantage of a Super Early Bird discount before it’s too late!

Presenting the best in comic, film, TV and pop culture entertainment, Portsmouth Comic Con is the biggest family-friendly Comic Con of its kind and offers a full, fun day out for all the family.

Meet the creators behind your favourite comics, delve into the works behind film and explore some of the biggest franchises around through an exciting range of panels, displays and exhibitions including a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Dr Who and a step into Jurassic Park.

Come join the colourful Cosplay Parade and marvel at the creativity of our guest costumers. Plus enjoy a whole heap of interactive fun including retro and board gaming, workshops and a showcase of VR and Creative Futures Technology with the University of Portsmouth.



Discover an incredible range of comics, art, prints, crafts, toys, merch and collectables at the biggest Comic City and Village ever and find your own piece of Comic Con to takeaway.

Now announced for 2023 are the special themes of Villains and the Multiverse! 

  • On Saturday, while surrounded by superheroes, we shine a light on the villains of the piece, without who there would be no adversity to overcome and no heroes! Meet the characters we all love to hate and celebrate the evil genius of their dastardly plans. 
  • On Sunday, we invite you to join us in the Portsmouth Comic Con multiverse, a place where we encourage you to be whatever/whoever you want to be. Come cosplayed as the character you would most like to be a variant of and make it your own. All while we celebrate the marvel universe and all its multiverse powers.

There really is something for everyone aged 3-100+ at Portsmouth Comic Con. If you’re serious about comics, love Marvel/DC and cult series or simply looking for a fun day out – this is the event for you!             

Limited Super Early Bird tickets are on-sale from midday, Friday 23rdSeptember at www.portsmouthcomiccon.com and follow Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok for announcements as they happen.   

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