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Doctor Who Vs The Comic Industry
In what may be a horrible scheduling conflict, the extremely popular annual gathering of Doctor Who fans in Los Angeles, called Gallifrey One is happening
Things To Do In Southern California This Weekend If You Like Comics
That's right, I'll be at the Long Beach Convention Center both days from 10 AM to 7 PM Saturday the 17th and 10:30 AM to 5 PM Sunday the 18th… oh, and there will be a whole slew of other creators, publishers, etc… it's the Long Beach Comic Con. There will be Nathan Fillion and the[...]
Hero Initiative To Have Massive Presence At Long Beach Comic Con
The Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that helps comic creators in medical and financial need, is set to have a large presence at the Long Beach Comic Con the weekend of September 17th-18th They will be set up at booth #813/#914 and will be the exclusive home base for Mike Perkins (Captain America) and Mike[...]
Convention Exhibitors Beware Of Hotel Scammers
One of my favorite shows of the years it he Long Beach Comic Con put on by Mad Event Management It was a show put together by former Wizard World employees and has now grown to include the New Jersey Comic Con Well, it seems that someone is trying to scam the exhibitors by way of[...]
Megacon's Christine Alger Joins MAD Events
MAD Event Entertainment, the folks behind the Long Beach Comic Con, the New Jersey Comic Con and the recent Anime Fan Fest NJ, have added a new pop culture tradeshow veteran Christine Alger joins the team after spending a decade with MegaCon where she worked along side her mother, the founder of the convention. "A lot[...]
LBCC 2015: Indie Creators Talk Shop With Jody Houser, Josh Trujillo, Jacon Semahn, Gavin Hignight & Bryant Dillon
By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondent "It is one-hundred percent possible to self-publish," said Fanboy Comics Managing Editor and Co-Founder Barbra Dillon as she opened the hour-long panel "Indie Creators, Unite! How to Make Self-Publishing a Reality" at last weekend's Long Beach Comic Con As moderator, she introduced the panelists: Jody Houser (Orphan Black, Cupcake POW!),[...]
Long Beach Comic Con Soars To New Heights
By Jason Strangis The 2015 Long Beach Comic Con was out of this world – literally! It was all about Cosplay, sensational fan costumes, superheroes, Star Wars, galactic Power Rangers, and some of the most talented writers, artists and creators in the Cosmos. The LBCC, held September 12-13 at the Long Beach Convention Center, for the first time[...]
LBCC 2015: Pros Discuss Independent Publishing And Social Media
By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondence Saturday afternoon at the Long Beach Comic Con, writer/illustrator Zack Morrissette and cartoonist Tony Donley sat down to discuss their experiences with independent publishing and using social media to market their respective projects Morrissette co-wrote and illustrated the zombie apocalypse story The Other Side of the Fence that he marketed[...]
John Barrowman And Chloe Bennet Headline Long Beach Comic Con
This weekend, 9/12 & 9/13,  is the Long Beach Comic Con conveniently located at the Long Beach Convention Center Headlining the event is Arrow and Doctor Who actor John Barrowman and Marvel's Agents of SHIELD actress Chloe Bennet. For the comic part of the convention they have guests: Art Adams, Joe Benitez, Tim Bradstreet, Joe Casey,[...]
New Crowdfunding Book Provides ABCs To Success
Holly-Rosing will be teaching her next Kickstarter class on Saturday, September 26 at 1:30 PM and if you are attending Long Beach Comic Con in a couple of weeks, she'll have the Kickstarter: Crowdfunding Practical Strategies panel on Sunday, September 13 at 12:30 PM in Room 101A She'll be joined by other independent writers/creators Ray[...]
The Annual Autumn Long Beach Comic Con Continues To Hit The Spot, Plus Photogallery
By Michele Brittany The last weekend of September heralded the return of the sixth annual Long Beach Comic Con (LBCC), organized once again by Martha Donato, co-founder and executive director, and Phil Lawrence co-founder and sales director The two-day con was held at the Long Beach Convention Center, centrally located to many food options, parking lots,[...]
The Valiant: First Look Available For Free At The Long Beach Comic Con
I'm going to be hanging out this weekend at the Long Beach Comic Con… so is Valiant September 27 & 28 the publisher will be set up at booth #307 inside the Long Beach Convention Center and they will be giving away a free, exclusive preview edition of The Valiant: First Look This preview gives[...]
Long Beach Comic Con To Announce Dwayne McDuffie Award
Long Beach Comic Con has announced (through 13th Dimension) that they are going to be announcing a Dwayne McDuffie Award McDuffie was a comic and television writer who created the animated TV series Static Shock as well as co-founding Milestone Comics, the first minority owned and operated comic publisher He passed away one day after[...]
You Really Should #MakeComics At Long Beach Comic Con
Long Beach Comic Con is coming up September 27th and 28th, and there's a special focus in the programming that will warm the hearts of aspiring comics creators–it's all about making comics from the standpoint of different stages of development And many pros in the field have dedicated time to take part in sharing the[...]
Things To Do On The West Coast In September If You Like Comics
Kids 10 and under are free with a paid adult, or attend plan to attend Sunday, which is designated as "Kids Day" – kids 12 and under are free for the day! The Long Beach Comic Con has a lot going on for its show, held at the Long Beach Convention Center the weekend of September,[...]
Long Beach Comic Expo Highlights – Plus Photogallery
I sensed a more carefree vibe in the cosplay room that I think was missing in the ballroom. The display of replica famous cars from the autumn Long Beach Comic Con was back on Saturday, although a trio of cars was displayed on Sunday It gave attendees a breather from being inside and allowed for photo[...]
Long Beach Comic Expo: Prelude To The Next Big Con
If this intimate show is an indicator of what it can be, then the Long Beach Comic Con in November will jam-pack the exhibit hall with comic book, anime, sci-fi, and horror goodness for all.   A big thank you to Ning Wong for sending over the gorgeous photos from the show, as my own camera was[...]
Did The Apocalypse War Happen In IDW's Dredd Reboot? Only You Can Decide
At Long Beach Comic Con, IDW also talked about the new Dredd comic they're publishing – out how it works in continuity. While describing it as "sonething of a reboot", they state that Dredd is five years out of the academy so it doesn't interfere with current canon Each issue will have backup stories that set[...]