The Mini-Convention Inside Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con

This weekend in Los Angeles is Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con and while the show is going to be filled with all sorts of pop culture goodness, I wanted to focus on one specific area… the Comic Bug Pavilion. This is such a great idea. Mike Wellman, writer, retailer and co-owner of the Comic Bug, has an area of the show that takes up 3 or 4 aisles where he gets to invite 30 comic guests for the show. It's like a mini-convention inside the convention.

L.A. Comic Con

Now, this year Mike must have had something hit him in the head, but he's included me in his group (Table M27)… but I swear the other 29 people are so worth going to the show for:

James O'Barr (The Crow)
Brandon Easton (MASK)
Tony Puryear (Concrete Park)
Erika Alexander (Concrete Park)
Barbara Kesel (My Little Pony)
Yehudi Mercado (Hero Hotel)
Shannon Denton (Con Man)
Dan Fraga (The Grave)
Ray-Anthony Height (Catalyst Prime: Superb)
Lord Mesa (Lil'ustrations Coloring Book)
Neo Edmond (Neo's ConQuest)
Adam Marcus (Jason Goes to Hell)
David Pepose (Spencer & Locke)
Kevin Altieri (Stretch Armstrong)
DJ Kirkbride (The Once and Future Queen)
Rafael Navarro (Guns A' Blazin'!)
Mike Wellman (Guns A' Blazin'!)
Brad Rader (Bob's Burgers)
Don Walker (Reaper Corps)
Megan Hutchison (Rockstars)
Yuan Twins (Inspector Oh)
Brian Haberlin (Anomaly)
Felipe Smith (Death Metal Zombie Cop)
Andrew Robinson (The Fifth Beatle)
TJ Troy (Run Downhill)
Trevor Goring (Watchmen The Movie)
Renae Geerlings (Bruce Lee: The Dragon Rises)
Tony Bedard (Suicide Squad vs. Banana Splits)
Tone Rodriguez (Simpsons Treehouse of Horror)
Juan Gedeon (Horizon)

Plus The Sketchy Bugs! The Comic Bugs own local indy comic artist community will be rotating through the Sketchy Bug booth with their various books all weekend! There's about 15 of them, I believe, that will be participating.

And if those names aren't enough… they also have Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Stan lee, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Rose McIver, David Anders, Pee Wee Herman, Scott Bakula, Drew Carey, Marc Silvestri, Todd McFarlane, Greg Capullo, Neal Adams, Tom King, Kevin Smith and Gary Fisher (the canine companion of the late Carrie Fisher).

To go along with the Comic Bug Pavilion, you can also save some money on admission by using the promo code: BUG! So, if you're looking for something fun and comic related this weekend, check out Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.