Comic Con Portugal was from Thursday until this Sunday at Parque das Nações in Lisbon with the best of pop culture. And the program Popcorner, from SAPO Mag, was also there to bring the event, reports with fans and cosplayers and show everything that happened at the event.
Popcorner presenters, Inês Gens Mendes and Tiago David, were also the moderators of several of the event’s panels. On Friday, Inês Gens Mendes led the conversation about the series “Once upon a time” with actress Lana Parrilla at Comic Con’s Golden Theater and Tiago David moderated the panel “A Career of Luccas Neto e Gi” with Luccas Neto , one of the biggest youtubers in the world, and his sister in fiction, Gi.
On Saturday, the 11th, at 6:15 pm, as conversations continued, with Inês Gens Mendes moderating the meeting with actor Pierpaolo Spollon about the AXN series “DOC”. On Sunday, at the Golden Theatre, the two Popcorner presenters conducted the conversation with Noah Schnapp from “Stranger Things” on the “The Other Side of Noah Schnapp” panel.
The seventh edition of Comic Con Portugal took place in various formats, between Thursday and Sunday, at Parque das Nações, in Lisbon, with limited seating and mandatory COVID-19 test for access to physical spaces.
International actors such as Noah Schnapp, from the Netflix series “Stranger Things”, and Misha Collins, from “Sobrenatural”, were present at the event, as well as, among others, cast members from the Portuguese series “Glória”, directed by Tiago Guedes.
In the Comics area, visitors could find authors such as Miguelanxo Prado, Paco Roca, Filipe Melo, Juan Cávia or Joe Abercrombie, among others.
Comic Con Portugal It should have taken place last September at Passeio Marítimo de Algés, in Oeiras, but was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, being rescheduled in a new space, in Parque das Nações.
Comic Con Portugal took place for the first time in 2013, at Exponor, in Matosinhos, Porto district, where the first four editions took place.
In 2020, instead of a physical edition, an organization decided to make an ‘online’ and free event in September on the official page, with presentations of films, books, comic book content, video games and ‘cosplay’.
The last physical edition was, then, in 2019, with several spaces and stages for the dissemination of content related to entertainment, cinema, television, comics and video games, and the presence of around 140 thousand visitors.