Everything You Need To Know About Comic Con In Jeddah This Weekend


After its first edition resulting into 22,000 comic lovers from around the Gulf, Saudi Comic Con is back and stronger than ever this weekend in Jeddah. The line up is incredible, the entertainment will surely be legendary and you’re guaranteed to probably go home with a few of your favorite books or pop art. 

So if you’re thinking of going this weekend, or are still a little hesitant, here’s a full brief on the Saudi Comic Con 2018…

Three big names from Hollywood are coming to Jeddah


Ian Somerhalder

Best known as Damon from The Vampire Diaries., actor Ian Somerhalder will be in attendance on March 22 to appear from 9.20-10.20 pm. We can imagine VD fans already raving about this. We know we are.

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Wagner Moura 

Narcos’ actor, Wagner Moura, who plays Pablo Escobar is going to be at the Comic Con on March 23 from 5.30-6.30 p.m.

Gustaf Skarsgard

Best known as ‘Floki’ in Vikings, Skarsgard is coming to town on the 24th of March from 8-9pm.

A cosplay competition will be in play 

And the rules have been published.

Cosplayers, artists and more influencers are also set to make appearances 

Organised by TIME Entertainment, the event will foresee artists, celebrities, cosplayers and many more at this year’s Comic Con.

Tickets and Entrance 

Dates: March 22-23-24. 

Tickets will be available at all Virgin Megastore branches across Saudi Arabia or online. Tickets start at SAR115 with options for ‘per day’ or for all three-day-access and a VIP option. 

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