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Hanley Comic Con at The Potteries Centre!

Comic Con is back at The Potteries Centre on the 14th and 15th October!

From 10am until 5pm on Saturday and 11am until 4pm on Sunday in our unit on Level 5 (opposite Footasylum).

Visitors can expect to find fan favourite characters, including: Pikachu, Sonic, Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, Billy (Saw), Olaf, Death Eaters, Minecraft Steve, Tails, Sully, Bendy and Poppy in attendance with regular meet and greet opportunities for those wanting a photo with their favourite character! Sci-Fi and movie buffs can also expect to find Superheroes and iconic movie characters available roaming throughout the convention and shopping centre.

Find a variety of stalls where you can buy must-have toys, collectibles, funko pops, Lego, comics, action figures, art, retro games and tabletop games and more! There will also be cosplay competitions throughout the day with prizes to be won for the best dressed!

The Comic Con event will also include replica prop sets – including Minecraft, Star Wars props galore, a Monsters Inc door, Olaf from Frozen, Dobby from Harry Potter. Even more special surprises will be revealed on the build up to and over the weekend!

Sunday even has special guest appearances! Clem So (Dr Who, Star Wars & more) and Simon Fisher Becker (Dr Who, Harry Potter) will be meeting and greeting fans, posing for selfies & signing autographs, charges apply – see guest tables.

Visitors will also find some exclusive discounts and offers on throughout the weekend from retailers, including 20%* off at Jack & Jones, and special student discounts! 10% at HMV, 10% at Game, 20% off Footasylum and more!

Meet and greet times:


  • Pikachu – 10am
  • Sonic – 11am
  • Mario & Yoshi – 12pm
  • Billy (Saw) – 1pm
  • Olaf – 2pm
  • Poppy – 3pm
  • Minecraft Steve – 4pm


  • Tails – 11am
  • Olaf – 12pm
  • Pikachu – 1pm
  • Sully – 2pm
  • Mario & Luigi – 3pm



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