Comic geeks and fans gearing up for the SCC

Comic geeks and fans gearing up for the SCC
Updated 08 April 2017

Comic geeks and fans gearing up for the SCC

Comic geeks and fans gearing up for the SCC

JEDDAH: The inaugural Saudi Comic Con (SCC), organized by Time Entertainment and supported by General Entertainment Authority, will be held Feb. 16-18 at the Take Off Center, the commercial hub of Saudi Arabia.
SCC showcases primarily films, television, video games, science fiction, comic books and similar popular arts.
Tickets for the event can be purchased at Virgin Megastore and Virgin Mobile or via the event’s official website: www.SaudiComicCon.com.
Prices start at SR105 and upwards to SR893.
VIP tickets include three-day access package, exclusive entry to the VIP Hall, private entry and fast pass. The show opens on Saturday from 10 am. to 2 p.m. exclusively for VIP ticket holders. Events for all other ticket holders begin at 2 p.m.
Children must be 6 years or older to attend the show.
Rules have been established for boys and girls participating in the Cosplay competition. Cosplay must be free of any inappropriate signs or symbols in violation of or affecting Islamic morals.
The participants must dress decently, and never bring any sharp objects or weapons to the exhibition. Boys must not dress up as any feminine characters.
As for sound effects accompanying the Cosplay segment, the participant must submit them prior to attending the exhibition, and the sound effects must not contain inappropriate connotations.
Rules also stipulate that girls must leave female zone wearing the abaya. All Cosplay-related items and accessories must be removed upon leave the female zone.
Time Entertainment aims to bring international events to the country and take local talents and content producers to tour the world
Comic Con is an international event that was first held in San Diego, California in 1970. Comic Con is now an annual event held in popular cities around the world.
This Saudi-flavored event will include various categories and activities from the world of entertainment and will host local and international celebrity guests.