The German Comic Con took place in Dortmund for the first time ever. And together with my flatmate I sewed a costume, bought tickets and travelled to Dortmund!
We went there and were quite astonished to see a really large queue in front of the building. At first we thought it wasn’t that long, but unfortunately it turned around the corner and was even longer. In the end we waited about 1 hour before we finally could enter the building.
The tickets were scanned and in we were. We walked up the stairs, past the information and entered the first hall. There were a lot of booths selling various goods (unfortunately not enough comics for my taste), artists, and a lot more! Also in this hall was some food, and the autograph booths. Big posters indicated who was sitting underneath and if you purchased a ticket beforehand you were able to get something signed and have a short talk with the stars.
We then walked to the next hall, which was 4. There were the cosplayer’s booths, you could buy DVD’s (which I later read about was the 18+ area. But there were no controls whatsoever at the entrance.) , play Laser Tag (which was REALLY cool! Unfortunately the queue was always a bit long for us) or watch a performance of Wrestling. I read a lot of posts online complaining about that Wrestling area, but I actually really enjoyed watching the performances. It was really fun and entertaining!
The next available hall was number 7 where one could find some booths with food (or rather snacks) and a big stage. The cosplay competition and most panels and the star talks took place there.
Not everything was perfect, buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuut I got a photo with James Marsters *___*I posted my full convention report on my blog, so If you're interested in reading more, head there ---> My travelblog