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Hot Stuff: Time To Geek Out—Iron Fist's Lead Stars Are Bannering This Year's AsiaPOP Comicon Manila!

Hot Stuff: Time To Geek Out—Iron Fist's Lead Stars Are Bannering This Year's AsiaPOP Comicon Manila!

AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018 (APCC Manila) has recently unveiled its first batch of celebrity headliners, with Hollywood stars Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick leading the lineup. APCC Manila 2018 is slated to happen from July 27 to 29 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

Now on its fourth year, the international convention promises a myriad of workshops, panel sessions, and challenges which center around everything pop culture.

“Every year, we promise a bigger and better AsiaPOP Comicon Manila and we will never disappoint our fans who have supported us since year one. We continue to bring unique talent and content to APCC Manila 2018, from superstars to artists who have made indelible impact on the pop culture scene,” said Abdulla Mahmood, Director, Marketing and International Business, Al Ahli Holding Group, at a press briefing held at the SMX.

Jones and Henwick are known for their characters in Game of Thrones and their on-going team-up in the Marvel series Iron Fist.

Also joining this year’s pool of artists are Alex Sinclair, Lan Medina, Mike McKone, Phil Noto, Whilce Portaco, Brian Muir, Simone Legno, Canvas Cosplay, Leon Chiro, and many more!

More exciting announcements of APCC’s partnerships with Marvel, Netflix, and other studios confirmed to return this year are expected to roll out soon, which will definitely pump up the convention’s main hall.

APCC Manila 2018 tickets are now available via SM Tickets website, and at all SM Tickets outlets, with ticket prices PHP650 (one-day pass), PhP950 (two-day pass), and PHP1,150 (three-day pass). All these will give the ticketholder access to stage activities, performances, and the main exhibition floor. The event is free for children aged five years and below for all days, but a valid identification is required for verification purposes before entering the show floor.

For more information and event updates, visit, or follow their official Facebook Page, Twitter account and Instagram account. Official hashtags of APCC Manila 2018 are #APCCPH2018 #AsiaPOPComicon.

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