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Nantwich Comic Con Market is a Hit with the Public

Article and Photographs: Jonathan White

Nantwich’s Comic Con returned as a Comic Con Market this year on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at Nantwich Civic Hall in Nantwich.

Cosplay outside the Nantwich Civic Hall, Snow White and Deadpool (photograph: Jonathan White)

Due to the pandemic, it was not the full Nanocon Comic Con convention but a free entry Comic Con Market in the main hall, focused on comic books and related forms of pop culture entertainment, including movies, TV shows, and video games.

Nantwich Comic Con Market inside Nantwich Civic Hall (photograph: Jonathan White)

The Comic Con Market featured a collector’s market of stalls selling collectable merchandise, hand-made goods and artwork.

Cosplay outside the Nantwich Civic Hall, Mandalorian and Stormtroopers (photograph: Jonathan White)

There were also numerous cosplay characters and superheroes outside and inside the venue including Spider-Man, Batman, Robin, Power Rangers, Pikachu and Charizard from Pokémon, Magneto, First Officers from Star Trek, Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th series, Snow White, Deadpool, Olaf from Frozen, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Mandalorian and Stormtroopers.

Cosplay, Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th series (photograph: Jonathan White)

Bucket collections outside the venue raised money for various charities.

The event was attended by hundreds of sci-fi lovers and TV/movie fans.

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