Burnham-On-Sea Comic-Con draws big crowd of 1,000 visitors
crowd of 1,000 people headed to Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (August
19th) for the town's first ever Comic-Con.
of Batman, Star Wars, Superman, and other comic book heroes headed
to the Burnham Baptist Church where displays, stalls and visits
from film actors proved popular.
were also comics, props, artists, merchandise, face painting, stalls
and a chance for visitors to have photos taken with Pikachu, Spiderman
and Dr Who.
35ft marshmallow man also proved to be quite a spectacle, towering
over College Street.
Parkes, organiser of Burnham Comic-Con, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We had an amazing and incredible day - it far exceeded my
expectations and I thank everyone who came along and supported our
received lots of positive feedback form everyone who came along
- it was enjoyed by everyone!"
revealed: "We will definitely be back next summer with a second
event in the school holidays, but I'd like to find a bigger venue
here in Burnham if possible so we can grow."
guests appeared through the day, including artists and authors such
as Alan Flying, Ian Furey King, Simon Fisher-Becker, Paul Grist,
UK Negan, Matthew Dale and MK Garrison.