MarkStayMOBILERobots and monsters will be on the loose at London Comic Con later this month, with sci-fi authors Mark Stay and Kit Cox both meeting fans in the Comic Village area of the show.

The scriptwriter and co-creator of British sci-fi film Robot Overlords, Mark Stay has written the official novelisation of the movie. Published by Gollancz, the young adult novel expands on the story of the film with more edge-of-your-seat action, extra scenes and illustrations, taking the reader deeper into the dystopian world of robot-ruled Britain.

Directed by Jon Wright and starring Sir Ben KitCoxMOBILEKingsley and Gillian Anderson, Robot Overlords is an homage to the action adventure movies of the ’80s. Hitting cinemas earlier this year, the film was selected for the 58th London Film Festival and was the only British independent film in the top ten for the first two weeks of its release.

Our second featured author, Kit Cox, has made the world of steampunk his stomping ground, following up his 2012 book How To Bag a Jabberwock with two children’s and YA novels chronicling the adventures of junior monster hunter Benjamin Gaul in Victorian England – The Monster Hunter and soon-to-be-published sequel, Smoke and Mirrors.

 

— This news story is for October 2015’s MCM London Comic Con —

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