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Stan Lee's Comikaze/LA ComicCon Rebranding Again, Now 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[...]

Parents Discuss the Growing Geek Community in Los Angeles

By Michele Brittany, SoCal Correspondent Last weekend at the Stan Lee's Comikaze, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, I attended a panel I would not have normally have chosen: Pop Culture Parenting with the Geeklings and Parental Units Although I don't have any kids of my own, I had heard that there are geek groups[...]

Comikaze 2015: Indie Creators Share Self-Publishing Experience

By Michele Brittany, SoCal Correspondent Why is self publishing so important? On Saturday afternoon at Stan Lee's Comikaze, the panel Indie Creators, Unite! A Guide to Self-Publishing explored that question Moderator Fanboy Comics' Managing Editor Barbra Dillon was joined by Siike Donnelly (Solestar, The King of Neverland); William Orr (Hunter Black); Kevin Bieber (Man vs[...]

Tucson Comic-Con Celebrates 8th Annual Con This Weekend

By Michele Brittany, While attending Stan Lee's Comikaze last weekend, in several conversations I had with local writers and artists, I will typically ask what upcoming shows they are planning to attend. The Tucson Comic-Con being held this weekend, November 6 – 8 at the Tucson Convention Center. The doors open Friday afternoon at 4 […]

40 Photos And A Recap Of Day 3 Of Stan Lee's Comikaze 2015

By Michele Brittany, SoCal Correspondent Sunday, November 1 marked the third and final day of Stan Lee's Comikaze, held in the West and South Halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center Parking on the third day proved challenging; many of the street parking lots have been bulldozed for new buildings, so more attendees were vying for[...]

Stan Lee's Comikaze 2015: Panel Experts Discuss Creating Awesome Fairy Tale Characters

By Michele Brittany, SoCal Correspondent A Tale of Red Riding: Rise of the Alpha Huntress author Neo Edmund began the Friday afternoon panel Fairy Tales, Then and New! Creating Awesome Characters and Fantasy Worlds by introducing a panel of eminent fairy tale writers in the industry. The panelists included Rebecca Moesta is the co-owner of […]

45 Shots From The Saturday Of Stan Lee's Comikaze 2015

By Michele Brittany, SoCal Correspondent The second day of Stan Lee's Comikaze opened with a bit of confusion with respect to line management for West Hall where most attendees were waiting to pick up their badges and enter the main exhibition floor Not wanting to spend several minutes standing in line, I headed over to South[...]

Comikaze 2015: Fifth Year of Stan Lee's Con Opens This Halloween Weekend

By Michele Brittany, SoCal Correspondent There was patient anticipation in the air as I, along with a roomful con fans, waited Friday afternoon at the Los Angeles Convention Center, marking the fifth year of Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo The crowd gave a cheer and then orderly lines filed into the main exhibition hall Walking into West[...]

'Marketing Is A Full Time Job' – Expert Advice On How To Publicize Your Project

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent If you have a project,in mind or are in the process of developing it, then you know that at some point, you will need to promote your project to the public. Former Director of Fan Relations for LucasFilm (1977-1980) Craig Miller, founder of Quixotic Transmedia Joe […]

Things To Do On The West Coast In October If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Can you believe it's October?! Where has the year gone? Are you ready for a month of scary movies and things that go bump in the night? Candy corn, trick-or-treat, costumes, telling ghost stories into the wee hours of the night? Here are some events in […]

Things To Do On The West Coast In September If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent It seems that most of the events in September are taking place in Oregon and California. Have a look and make your plans: California If you like things that go bump in the night, then you may be interested in the Son of Monsterpalooza. Although there […]