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Comic Con Belfast draws record-breaking crowds

By Eoin Laughlin

Published 04/05/2015

Ricky Lowry, Chris Curry, Aaron McCracken and Will Parks as bank robbers from the video game Pay Day — The Heist
Ricky Lowry, Chris Curry, Aaron McCracken and Will Parks as bank robbers from the video game Pay Day — The Heist
Jordan Young, Castile Michaelis and Bochao Chen
Amy Donaghey as Poison Ivy from Batman
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Left to right. Ricky Lowry, Chris Curry, Aaron McCracken and Will Parks as bank robbers from the video game 'Pay Day - The Heist'.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 03/05/2015 Harley Cousins aged 6 gets an ice cream from Sean Fox during the Comic Con at The Kings Hall in Belfast on sunday , Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Left to right. Anyn Walton as Harley Quinn and Anna Blakely as Poison Ivy from Batman.
Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Characters from Star Wars.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Harley Cousins(6) as Darth Vader from Star Wars gets a 99 of ice-cream van man Sean Fox.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. The Doc from Back To The Future with his Delorean

TV actresses Katrina Law, Hynden Welch and Jessie Wallace took Northern Ireland by storm as they hit town for the second MCM Belfast Comic Con convention.

The expo saw more than 16,000 fans descend on the King's Hall in Belfast over the weekend and organisers say this year's numbers are set to break last year's record.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Left to right. Anyn Walton as Harley Quinn and Anna Blakely as Poison Ivy from Batman.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Left to right. Anyn Walton as Harley Quinn and Anna Blakely as Poison Ivy from Batman.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 03/05/2015 Harley Cousins aged 6 gets an ice cream from Sean Fox during the Comic Con at The Kings Hall in Belfast on sunday , Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Characters from Star Wars.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Harley Cousins(6) as Darth Vader from Star Wars gets a 99 of ice-cream van man Sean Fox.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. The Doc from Back To The Future with his Delorean
Ricky Lowry, Chris Curry, Aaron McCracken and Will Parks as bank robbers from the video game Pay Day — The Heist
Jordan Young, Castile Michaelis and Bochao Chen
Amy Donaghey as Poison Ivy from Batman
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd May 2015 Picture by Jonathan Porter / Press Eye Fans of movies, sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay come together for the MCM Comic Con at the Kings Hall in Belfast. The two day event seen local fans dress up in the costume of their favourite comic character and flock to the Expo to gather all the latest news in the world of comics, manga, anime, film, cosplay, games and cult fiction. Left to right. Ricky Lowry, Chris Curry, Aaron McCracken and Will Parks as bank robbers from the video game 'Pay Day - The Heist'.

Actress Hynden, best known as the voice of Princess Bubblegum in cult animation show Adventure Time, joined Katrina, who plays Nyssa al Ghul in hit superhero series The Arrow, to sign autographs and take part in a series of talks.

 Brunette beauty Katrina will be most recognisable as the skilled archer and daughter of infamous League of Assassins leader Ra's al Ghul in the hit fantasy show. Saturday's finale was the Cosplay Masquerade competition, where entrants spend months making and sourcing their costumes.

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