Coex to Host First Seoul Comic Con

March 7, 2017

Coex in Seoul will welcome the first edition of Comic Con Seoul this summer running from Aug. 4-6.

Organized by ReedPOP, Comic Con Seoul will showcase the latest pop culture trends.

Comic Con Seoul will feature comics, movies, video games, cosplay, anime, etc. During the three-day event, Korea Championships of Cosplay will also be held, while the Comic Con Seoul Artist Alley will allow visitors to interact with creative writers, illustrators and designers.

Other features include demo sessions by professional artists; classroom sessions and behind-the-scenes panels featuring rare looks into films and popular game productions; and engaging, in-depth question and answer sessions with celebrities.

Bo-Kyung Byun, President and CEO of Coex, said, “We’re incredibly excited to be a part of bringing an event with such a prestigious reputation as Comic Con to Seoul. As we are located in Gangnam, at the heart of Korean pop-culture, we believe this will truly be one of the year’s greatest events at Coex and expect a huge turnout.”

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