comikaze Archives

L.A. Comic Con Beyond Fest Expo LA
Originally beginning conlife as Stan Lee's Comikaze, which then became LA ComicCon, the Los Angeles event is rebranding and changing their name again. Announced just the morning, the show will now be called Beyond Fest Expo LA, but apparently has nothing to do (at least at the moment) with an existing film festival, Beyond Fest. There was[...]
James Bond Aficionados Gather And Talk Best Bonds And Their Legacy At Comikaze
By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent I was quite excited to find that there would be two panels featured at Stan Lee's Comikaze last week at the Los Angeles Convention Center The first was held Friday evening titled Battle of the Bonds…James Bond and the second was on Saturday afternoon, titled 50 Years[...]
Behind The Scenes Of A Future Cracked: After Hours Episode
This past Saturday, the quartet was joined by Jack O'Brien and Cody Johnston for The Making of After Hours: How a Conversation Becomes an Episode panel held at Comikaze. The creative team explained that for this panel, they would propose a topic to the audience for the purpose of brainstorming ideas for a future podcast[...]
The ABCs Of Creating YouTube Content By The Experts At Comikaze Expo
However, there were a number of panels at Comikaze held last weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center to help people get started and learn some tips for success. As one of the biggest video-sharing websites, YouTube is one way in which to share video content by establishing a web channel presence AJ Pinkerton, writer/director of[...]
Stan Lee's Biggest Fan Contest
Announced at Stan Lee's Comikaze convention last weekend, the winner gets a chance to meet Stan in Hollywood next year. "Over the years I've met thousands of fans and comic lovers at conventions worldwide, and I'm always amazed at how passionate they truly are," said Stan Lee "Partnering with LiveJournal has given us the platform we[...]
Closing Impressions of Comikaze – Plus Photogallery
By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Although held in September last year, this year Comikaze was held on Halloween weekend I'm used to having Long Beach Comic Con be the last con hurrah of the year, so it was a bit strange to have the two cons basically switch places this year. In its[...]
Comikaze Rises As One Of The Coolest, Hippest Shows In The Country
Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2014, held October 31 – November 2 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, combined comic books, science fiction, fantasy, horror, animation, gaming, etc. "Where Pop Culture Rules the Earth," was the official motto of Comikaze For three full days and nights, costumed superheroes and villains were seen everywhere around the large convention[...]
8 Paragraphs With Senior Editor Soren Bowie Talking At Comikaze
On Friday afternoon at Comikaze, I got to sit down with Senior Editor Soren Bowie to talk about the online aggregate of pop culture news that utilizes a list-style format. "Cracked takes what you think you know and then shows you really didn't know," Bowie explained is at the core of the website that he has[...]
Stan Lee's Comikaze Is Back For Fourth Year – And It Comes With Cosplay
By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Founder and CCO Regina Carpinelli, Stan Lee, and Elvira's Cassandra Peterson are back with Comikaze at the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend After breezing through badge registration and having a little wait in line, I was pleased that the doors opened promptly at 1 PM For opening[...]
The Fan, Stan The Man, An Iron Man Made From Cans And The Falling Apart Plan
He has exhibited the statue at a number of comic conventions and was recently invited to do the same at Stan Lee's Comikaze convention in 2012, after he approached them. It didn't go well Walker has finally been able to write about it First the e-mail he received: He also mentions his disability: A spinal injury sustained during[...]
What Creators Really Get Out Of Cons – The Devastator Survey Numbers Are In
The wide array of shows that the survey ended up reporting on is truly impressive, including Emerald City Comic Con, WonderCon, Phoenix Comic Con, Comikaze, The Small Press Expo, APE, San Diego Comic Con, New York Comic Con, and Stump Town We reported on the survey previously at Bleeding Cool, and now the results are[...]
Late Night Fun – Awkward Interviews With Cosplay Girls
In response to a lot of comments about the inappropriate nature of his interviews in the past, so Mediocre Films went to this year's Comikaze in Los Angeles to film some more respectful interviews with cosplayers. I'm not quite sure he got the issue at hand… so here's a brief reminder of what the Man Banter[...]
Stan Lee's Comikaze Takes On High Fashion
Michele Brittany writes for Bleeding Cool from Comikaze: For the first time in the short history of Stan Lee's Comikaze, being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from Friday, November 1st through Sunday, November 3rd, held a Geek Fashion Show early Friday evening After reading through the offerings for the first day, I was intrigued[...]
Stan Lee's Health and Milkshakes
The only reason reported was it was a "a very serious circumstance." Stan Lee's ComikazeExpo administrators responded earlier today: "It sucks Stan had to cancel, but you know the man doesn't just do conventions he puts in a hard days work creating Its really sad that the Toledo Blade had to go spread nonsense If you want[...]
Swipe File: Stan Lee's Comikaze And The Third Reich
The comic convention Stan Lee's Comikaze was held this past weekend, with the following logo. Which bears a peculiar similarity to this famous French wartime caricature of Herr Hitler with his own octopus tentacles. Ouch. In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations,[...]