Bedfordians Assemble: NICE comic con returns to the Corn Exchange this weekend

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Bedford NICE Wonder Woman

Now in its sixth year, the NICE comic convention returns to Bedford Corn Exchange on 7 and 8 September.

Founded in 2013, the comic and arts convention attracts high profile writers and artists to Bedford from all over the world, as well as hundreds of fans.

This year NICE is set to be bigger and better than ever, welcoming guests from around the globe to exhibit their work, speak on panels and Q&As, and meet their fans.

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Artists Esad Ribic, Guillem March, Alex Maleev, Adi Granov and Alan Davis will be joining this year’s NICE poster designer, Fernando Dagnino and over 30 creators from the world of comics at Bedford Corn Exchange.

Guests from Marvel, DC Comcs, Image Comics, 2000ad and other publishers will attend the show, now known as one of Europe’s most respected comic conventions.

Jeff Chahal, co-founder of Close Encounters comic shops and organiser of NICE 2019, said, “It is a privilege to welcome these incredibly well-respected creators to Bedford where they can meet their fans and showcase their talent.

“NICE has quickly grown to be an internationally-renowned comic convention and we are so grateful to the community for their continued support of the event. We can’t wait to do it all again this year.”

Artists will be sketching, painting, signing and giving talks about all aspects of the industry, while exhibitors will sell comics, artwork and merchandise.

Tickets are available from the NICE website. All standard autographs and photographs are included in your ticket price.

Sketches are charged at various rates by the artists and there are panels/talks running both days.

Weekend tickets are £26 and day tickets are £16.50.  Further information can be found at their website.