Long Beach Comic and Horror Con (November 2013)

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Convention Name
Long Beach Comic & Horror Con
Convention Website Address
http://www.longbeachcomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/23/2013
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
11/24/2013
About This Convention
Long Beach Comic & Horror Con is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each fall. It’s a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic & Horror Con you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs, guest signings, and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. For more specific information about the show, please use the LBCHC FAQ button on this website. Long Beach Comic & Horror Con is a production of MAD Event Management, LLC.
Venue Name and Address
Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
United States
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
200
Projected Attendance
20000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles
Guests
Tim Bradstreet, Brian Buccellato, Keu Cha, Amanda Conner, Kevin Eastman, Gene Ha, Lance Henriksen, Thomas Jane, Georges Jeanty, John Kricfalusi, Bill Moseley, Jimmy Palmiotti

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Spooky Empire Returns in 2011 October 7-9 with Killer Klowns, Clive Barker, Malcolm McDowell, Etc.

October 6, 2011 by  
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Spooky Empire

Press Release:

COME ONE, COME ALL, TO THE GREATEST SHOW IN HELL!

This weekend Spooky Empire returns to the Wyndham Orlando Resort on October 7-9, 2011

Spooky Empire is proud to announce the greatest gathering of horror icons to ever hit the state of Florida, including a Killer Klowns From Outer Space Reunion featuring the creators Stephen, Edward and Charlie Chiodo, Suzanne Snyder, Grant Cramer, Harrod Blank and Mike Martinez. Legendary author Clive Barker (“Hellraiser”, “Candyman”) will be on hand all three days to meet his fans as will the very recognizable actor Malcolm McDowell (“A Clockwork Orange”, “Caligula”, “Heroes”, “Entourage”).

But that’s not all…also making appearances at this three-day fest will be Lance Henriksen from hit films including “Aliens” and “Terminator” and the television show “Millennium”. From the very popular HBO series “True Blood”, Sam Trammell “Sam”, Kristin Bauer “Pam” and Mariana Klaveno “Lorena” will be greeting their hordes of fans. Horror fan favorites Jeffrey Combs (“Re-Animator”) and Tom Atkins (“Halloween II”, “The Fog”, “Night of the Creeps”) are also slated to appear.

Some returning guests and Spooky Empire favorite are Tony Todd (“Candyman”), Doug Bradley (“Hellraiser”), Kane Hodder (“Friday the 13th VII & VIII”), Bill Moseley (“House of 1,000 Corpses”) and paranormal favorites Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango from GhostHunters. William Katt (“Carrie”, “Greatest American Hero”) will be ‘flying’ in to meet his fans plus come out and meet The Boondock Saints, Norman Reedus, Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco.

Spooky Empire has added a little bit of rock n roll to their lineup with the addition of Steven Adler “Guns n Roses”, Jacoby Shaddix “Papa Roach”, Paul Phillips “Puddle of Mudd”, and Bobby Blotzer “Ratt”.

The weekend will be packed full of incredible events, kicked off by their annual Zombie Walk hosted by Uno’s Chicago Grill, Film Festival, Tattooing, Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament, Hearse & Creepy Car Show, Costume Contest, Live Bands featuring “Soulidium”, “The Green Goblyn Project” and “SML8”, and Friday night’s DeadBangers Ball by the pool. Let’s do the time warp again, with a live shadowcast of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, hosted by original cast member Barry Bostwick “Brad” and much more!

Advance tickets for this ultimate event are available now! $50 gets you in for the whole weekend, that’s all three days of horror mayhem! One day passes are just $30 and $35.

Reserve your rooms soon! The Wyndham is close to selling out and you don’t want to pass up the opportunity to stay on the premises. Rooms at the Wyndham are still just $99 a night, if you mention “Spooky Empire”.The Wyndham reservation line is 1-800-421-8001.

Spooky Empire, Inc.

For more info visit our website:
www.spookyempire.com

Spooky Empire is Bringing the Circus to O-Town in 2011

Killer Klowns from Outer Space reunion

Fresh off a successful new event (May-Hem), Spooky Empire has jumped right into their annual show, Ultimate Horror Weekend. The date this year is October 7-9, 2011 held at the usual haunt, The Wyndham Orlando Resort. Now nine years and growing, Spooky Empire has become a well-established show, known all over for the some of the best guests, events, and of course parties! With a stellar starting lineup, this year is no exception.

The first batch of celebrity guests has been announced and includes some frightful new faces. Your requests have not gone unnoticed. Lance Henriksen has signed on as one of our first big announcements. Lance is best known for his parts in Aliens, Terminator, Powder and the TV series Millennium. Another new addition is Tom Atkins of Halloween III, The Fog, and Night of the Creeps. Barry Bostwick will also be making his first appearance at Spooky Empire. Mr. Bostwick is best remembered for his part in the cult film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, as Brad.

Spooky Empire will turn into a regular three ring circus when fans catch a glimpse of the Killer Klowns from Outer Space reunion. They’ve rounded up some of the cast and crew including the Chiodo Brothers; Stephen, Edward and Charlie as well as Suzanne Snyder, Grant Cramer and a couple of “klowns” Harrod Blank and Mike Martinez. Get your popcorn ready!

Other guests joining in on the fun will be Tony Todd of Candyman, iconic wrestler Roddy Piper also known for his film They Live, and Gunnar Hansen, the original “Leatherface” from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. For the fans of House of 1,000 Corpses and The Devil’s Rejects…Bill Moseley, Michael Berryman and Tom Towles will be in attendance. Michael Berryman is, of course, best known for his part in The Hills Have Eyes.

Joe Bob Brigg’s will be “Drivin’ In” and William Katt will be “Flyin’ in” to Spooky Empire. Horror Host Briggs is best known as the host of Joe Bob’s Drive-in Theater while William Katt is best known for his role as “The Greatest American Hero” and the classic film “Carrie” . Jill Whitlow of Night of the Creeps, Kyra Schon and fan favorite Bill Hinzman of Night of the Living Dead will be together again, exclusively at Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend! Returning guests The Ghosthunters – Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango – will be back as well.

For all you True Blood fans, we have a special treat for you! Appearing at Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend for the first time are Kristin Bauer “Pam” and Mariana Klaveno “Lorena”.

The weekend will be packed full of incredible events, some old and some new, kicked off by the annual Zombie Walk hosted by Uno’s Chicago Grill. Annual events including the Freak Show Film Festival, Screamin’ Ink Tattoo, Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament, Costume Contest, and Live Bands including Friday night’s DeadBangers Ball. Keep checking the site for more info and new events.

Advance tickets for this ultimate event are available now! $50 gets you in for the whole weekend, that’s all three days of horror for one low price! One day passes are just $30 and $35. Visit the website for more info www.spookyempire.com.

Make sure you reserve your rooms early. They sell out quickly and you don’t want to pass up the opportunity to stay on the premises, you don’t want to miss a thing. Rooms at the Wyndham are just $99 a night, if you mention “Spooky Empire” when you call for reservations. The Wyndham reservation line is 1-800-421-8001. You can also reserve your room via the website www.spookyempire.com

Join the legions of Spooky Empire fans on their Forum at www.spookyempire.com. Meet other fans, get answers to your questions, and find out the most recent updates on the show. You can also find and keep up with Spooky Empire on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

For more information visit the brand new website at www.spookyempire.com or call the Spooky Empire Hotline 954-258-7852.

Contact:
Pete Mongelli
Spooky Empire, Inc.
954-258-7852
http://www.spookyempire.com

Spooky Empire updates website for Ultimate Horror Weekend

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Now that May-Hem is done Spooky Empire has updated it’s website for Ultimate Horror Weekend. Being held October 7-9 at the Wyndham Resort in Orlando Florida.

Guests announced so far are:
Killer Klowns from Outer Space Reunion
Lance Henriksen from Alien, Terminator and Millennium
Tom Atkins from Halloween III, The Fog and Escape from New York
Gunner Hansen from Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Bill Moseley from House of 1000 Corpses and Devil’s Rejects

and MANY more!

Plus check out Special Events, Ticket and Hotel Information.

Keep track of the website HERE as much more is to come!

LA Comic Book and Sci-Fi Show Features “Legion” and “The Graves” January 10th

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LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION FEATURES DIRECTORS AND STARS OF TWO NEW MOVIES “LEGION” AND “THE GRAVES” ON JANUARY 10, 2010

The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION has it’s first show of 2010 with Sony Pictures hosting a Special Presentation on LEGION, a new supernatural themed movie with Director SCOTT STEWART and Stars TYRESE GIBSON (Transformers), ADRIANNE PALACKI (Friday Night Lights), and DOUG JONES (Silver Surfer in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Abe Sapien in Hellboy Movies). LEGION Presentation starts at 12:00 P.M.

BRIAN PULIDO, the Creator of CHAOS! Comics characters Lady Death, Evil Ernie, and Purgatori, is now the Writer/Director/Producer of his first full length horror Movie THE GRAVES.  BRIAN will appear on stage to preview scenes from THE GRAVES at 2:00 P.M. with Stars TONY TODD (Candyman series of horror Movies), BILL MOSELEY (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2), CLARE GRANT and JILLIAN MURRAY (starring as The Graves sisters).

Do some after holiday shopping and get great bargains in the Dealers Room featuring Old and New Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, DVD’s Movie Memorabilia, Trading Cards, and much more.

The JANUARY 10, 2010 Convention will be located at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, in Los Angeles, across the street from USC College.  Show Hours are 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.  Regular Admission $8.00, five years and under free.  Early Admission $10.00.  Premium Admission $20.00.  Free give-aways from LEGION and THE GRAVES, as well as autograph sessions.

Check the website at www.comicbookscifi.com under Tickets for more information on the program, give-aways, and exclusive items that come with the Premium Admission.

Spooky Empire Brings Ultimate Horror to Orlando This Weekend

October 6, 2009 by  
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Orlando, FL September 14, 2009 – The largest gathering of horror icons and celebrities is about to take place in Orlando, FL, and it’s hosted by Spooky Empire, Inc. An excellent show is in store once again! They’ve brought together a who’s who of macabre guests to appear at Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend, being held this year on October 9-11, 2009 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive.

This year Spooky Empire is proud to announce special guest, Shannen Doherty, of the TV shows “Charmed”, “Scare Tactics” and of course “Beverly Hills, 90210″. Other major guests to appear are The Masters of Horror – John Landis “American Werewolf in London”, and Herschell Gordon Lewis “2,000 Maniacs”, plus actresses Adrienne Barbeau “The Fog”, Linda Blair “The Exorcist”, and Fairuza Balk from “The Craft”. From Alfred Hitchcock’s legendary film “The Birds” Tippi Hedren will be appearing, as well as Bill Moseley and William Forsythe of Rob Zombie’s “The Devil’s Rejects”, Danny Trejo of “From Dusk Til Dawn”, Jake Busey of “The Frighteners”, Jason Mewes of “Clerks”. The voice of “Jack Skellington” Chris Sarandon will be in attendance. There will be a “Jason” Reunion with special guests Derek Mears, Kane Hodder and. C.J. Graham. Come and meet the daughter of the legendary movie monster Boris Karloff – Sara Karloff. Also meet special guest Brian Krause, best known as Leo in the “Charmed” television series and Stephen Kings “Sleepwalkers”, this is his first convention appearance. Other guests include Jason London from “Dazed and Confused”, “Creature from the Black Lagoon” Ricou Browning, and from “Night of the Creeps” Jill Whitlow and Jason Lively. There will also be a “Halloween II” reunion with the original cast. This is just the beginning!

From the popular television series, “Ghosthunters” TAPS members Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango will appear.

There will be over twenty authors promoting their newest books and partaking in panels and Q&As, including Max Brooks, author of “World War Z”.

Some of the best artists can be found at the Ultimate Horror Weekend, including Joe Simko, Stainboy, Dirk Strangely and animator Richard Green.

This year Spooky Empire is bringing back what they are best known for – the most exciting events in Florida! Including the Freak Show Film Festival, Live Bands with performances by Ghoultown, Psychocharger, original Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna and many more, Creepy Costume Contest, Screamin’ Ink Tattoo Room with special guest artist Paul Booth, Q&A’s and Seminars, Video Game Room with a RockBand: Battle of the Bands, Huge Dealer Room, and of course their world renowned pool parties – a must attend! The newest additions to the events – The Celebrity Poker Tournament and a Shadow Cast of Repo: The Genetic Opera hosted by cast members Terrance Zdunich, Bill Moseley, and J Larose.

Last but certainly not least…the famous Zombie Walk hosted by The Deadite Empire with a tribute to Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The walk will not only have the largest collection of the walking dead, they will also perform a reenactment of the Thriller dance with stars from the original video; Ola Ray and Cheryl Sington, as well as the director John Landis…

…plus so much more !!

Advance tickets for this ultimate event are on sale now! $40 gets you in for the whole weekend, that’s all three days of horror mayhem! One day passes are just $25 and $30. Visit the website www.spookyempire.com.

Make sure you reserve your rooms early this year. Last year sold out quickly and you don’t want to pass up the opportunity to stay on the premises, you don’t want to miss a thing. Rooms at the Wyndham are just $99 a night, if you mention “Spooky Empire” when you call for reservations. The Wyndham reservation line is 1-800-421-8001.

Join the legions of Spooky Empire fans on their Forum at www.spookyempire.com. Meet other fans, get answers to your questions, and find out the most recent updates on the show.

For more information visit the website at www.spookyempire.com or call the Spooky Empire Hotline 954-258-7852.

Ultimate Horror Weekend Lines Up Fresh Guests

June 9, 2009 by  
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Press Release:

FRESH ,NEW CORPSES…UH..WE MEAN GUESTS…MAKE THEIR WAY TO ORLANDO, FLORIDA OCTOBER 9-11, 2009

Orlando, FL – Spooky Empire is ready for their seventh year and have an excellent show in store once again! They’ve lined up some of the freshest new guests to appear at Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend, being held this year on October 9-11, 2009 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive.

Some of the guests to appear so far are The Masters of Horror – George Romero “Dawn of the Dead”, John Landis “American Werewolf in London”, and Herschell Gordon Lewis “2,000 Maniacs”, Adrienne Barbeau “The Fog”, Linda Blair “The Exorcist”, and Fairuza Balk from “The Craft”. From Alfred Hitchcock’s legendary film “The Birds” Tippi Hedren will be appearing, as well as Sid Haig and Bill Moseley of Rob Zombie’s “The Devil’s Rejects”. There will be a “Jason” Reunion with special guests Derek Mears, Kane Hodder and. C.J. Graham. Come and meet the daughter of the legendary movie monster Boris Karloff – Sara Karloff. Also come and meet special guest Brian Krause best known as Leo in the “Charmed” television series and Stephen Kings “Sleepwalkers”, this is his first convention appearance. Other guests include Jason London from “Dazed and Confused”, “Creature from the Black Lagoon” Ricou Browning, and from “Night of the Creeps” Jill Whitlow and Jason Lively. There will also be a “Halloween II” reunion with the original cast. This is just the beginning!

This year Spooky Empire is bringing back what they are best known for – the most exciting events in Florida! Including the famous Zombie Walk hosted by The Deadite Empire, The Freak Show Film Festival, Live Bands, Creepy Costume Contest, Screamin’ Ink Tattoo Room, Q&A’s and Seminars, Video Game Room, Huge Dealer Room, and of course their world renowned pool parties – a must attend! The newest additions to the events – The Celebrity Poker Tournament and a Shadow Cast of Repo: The Genetic Opera.

Tickets for this ultimate event will go on sale now! That includes advance tickets for the show as well as our VIP package. Visit the website www.spookyempire.com
to purchase tickets.

Make sure you reserve your rooms early this year. Last year sold out quickly and you don’t want to pass up the opportunity to stay on the premises, you don’t want to miss a thing. Rooms at the Wyndham are just $99 a night, if you mention “Spooky Empire” when you call for reservations. The Wyndham reservation line is 1-800-421-8001.

Join the legions of Spooky Empire fans on their Forum at www.spookyempire.com. Meet other fans, get answers to your questions, and find out the most recent updates on the show.

For more information visit the website at www.spookyempire.com or call the Spooky Empire Hotline 954-258-7852.

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