Long Beach Comic Expo Offers Lifetime Passes

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LONG BEACH COMIC EXPO OFFERS LIFETIME PASSES

TIMED TO CYBER MONDAY

Long Beach, CA (November 25, 2014) – In advance of Cyber Monday, Long Beach Comic Expo will make available 50 Lifetime Passes which will grant fans access to the annual event. The passes are available at www.longbeachcomiccon.com for $249.99 through December 31st, 2014. After that date, the a lifetime pass will cost $349.99.

Next year’s Long Beach Comics Expo will be held February 28, 2015 & March 1, 2015 at Long Beach Convention Center. Announced guests include legendary writer Chris Claremont (UNCANNY X-MEN), acclaimed comic book writer Brian Wood (THE MASSIVE; DMZ), fan favorite animation writer and producer Greg Weisman (STAR WARS REBELS; YOUNG JUSTICE) and Cosplay favorites LeeAnna Vamp and Nicole Marie Jean.

“The Lifetime Passes are a great gift and a wonderful idea for the comic book and cosplay fans in your life,” said Martha Donato, Executive Director of Long Beach Comic Con & Expo. “For the cost of a season pass at a resort, you can give a lifetime experience of comics.”

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About Long Beach Comic Expo

Long Beach Comic Expo is an annual event held at theLong Beach Convention Center that celebrates comic books and pop culture and showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic Expo, you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs for all ages, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. Long Beach Comic Expo is aMAD Event Management, LLC production. To learn more and purchase tickets, please visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com.

Long Beach Comic Expo (February 2015)

Long Beach Comic Expo logo

Convention Name
Long Beach Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.longbeachcomicexpo.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
02/28/2015
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
03/01/2015
About This Convention
Building on year over year growth and a hugely successful fifth anniversary show, the Long Beach Comic Expo team is proud that the 2015 show will move February 28 and March 1, 2015, with five-times more floor space, offering more exhibitors, creators and programming all weekend.

“This is a fan and family-friendly convention, and it’s a place that is very receptive to artists,” said Pierre Bernard, Jr., graphic artist on Conan, publisher for Totally Graphic. “It’s a great size show, because there are a lot of fans and exhibitors, but it’s not too big that creators get lost.”

As Hollywood moves into the biggest conventions, comic creators and publishers are looking for more opportunities to connect with fans. The Long Beach Comic Expo hosts star creators and award winning publishers and cultivates an atmosphere where comics are still king.

“Everyone I know has a great time when they come to Long Beach,” said Craig Miller, president, Wolfmill Entertainment.

Venue Name and Address
Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Building on year over year growth and a hugely successful fifth anniversary show, the Long Beach Comic Expo team is proud that the 2015 show will move February 28 and March 1, 2015, with five-times more floor space, offering more exhibitors, creators and programming all weekend. “This is a fan and family-friendly convention, and it’s a place that is very receptive to artists,” said Pierre Bernard, Jr., graphic artist on Conan, publisher for Totally Graphic. “It’s a great size show, because there are a lot of fans and exhibitors, but it’s not too big that creators get lost.” As Hollywood moves into the biggest conventions, comic creators and publishers are looking for more opportunities to connect with fans. The Long Beach Comic Expo hosts star creators and award winning publishers and cultivates an atmosphe re where comics are still king. “Everyone I know has a great time when they come to Long Beach,” said Craig Miller, president, Wolfmill Entertainment., CA 90802
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
300
Projected Attendance
15000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Collectibles

Long Beach Comic Con Announces New Logos, Websites, and Extended Event Date for 2014

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Long Beach Comic Con Announces Freshly Inked Logos, Websites, and Extended Event Date

Mark your Calendars:
Long Beach Comic Expo is May 31 – June 1, and
Long Beach Comic Con is September 27 – 28

Long Beach, CA (April 4, 2014) – Long Beach Comic Con organizers are proud to announce a freshly redesigned Long Beach Comic Con website and logo in celebration of its six years of comic conventions in Long Beach. Along with the growing popularity of its Long Beach Comic Expo, organizers are also excited to announce an entirely new website dedicated its spring event along with a fresh new logo to match.

Both websites for Long Beach Comic Con and Long Beach Comic Expo, feature a user-friendly interface, updated contemporary designs, and added information regarding its spring and fall conventions. Both websites are accessible from each other. Check out the new designs at: LongBeachComicCon.com and LongBeachComicExpo.com.

Long Beach Comic Expo has also expanded from a one-day event to an entire weekend-event thanks to the support from fans, special guests and exhibitors who have made this one the most popular spring comic conventions in Southern California. Long Beach Comic Expo takes place Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1.

The consumer comic book convention known as the Long Beach Comic & Horror Con since 2011 was a nod to their dates near Halloween. With their move to September 27-28 this year, organizers have decided to go back to their roots and renamed their fall event the Long Beach Comic Con. The horror theme at the convention has firmly taken hold and will continue to be represented in future events.

“Long Beach Comic Con is always striving to keep our loyal fans and exhibitors happy by providing captivating special guest, panels, and vendors. We thought we would celebrate our six years of dedicated comic fans by updating the Long Beach Comic Con image with fresh websites and logos,” said Martha Donato, executive director and co-principal of the Long Beach Comic Con shows.

Enjoy a special weekend full of exceptional guests and exhibitors, and engaging panels, at Long Beach Comic Expo Saturday, May 31 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 1 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Long Beach Comic Con will take place this fall, Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Tickets for both shows are available now through the website: www.longbeachcomiccon.com.

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About Long Beach Comic Expo
Long Beach Comic Expo has expanded for 2014 – it is now 2 days! Long Beach Comic Expo is Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1, 2014. Long Beach Comic Expo is a true comic con focused on creating a unique experience that both fans and exhibitors in the Long Beach, Anaheim, and Los Angeles areas will enjoy. With something for everyone, Long Beach Comic Expo is at the Long Beach Convention Center. To learn more and purchase tickets, please visit www.longbeachcomicexpo.com.

About Long Beach Comic Convention
Long Beach Comic & Horror Con is now the Long Beach Comic Con! Long Beach Comic Con is Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28, 2014. Long Beach Comic Convention is a true comic con focused on creating a unique experience that both fans and exhibitors in the Long Beach, Anaheim, and Los Angeles areas will enjoy. Maintaining its horror theme, the Long Beach Comic Con has something for everyone. Long Beach Comic Convention takes place at the Long Beach Convention Center. To learn more and purchase tickets, please visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com.

Long Beach Comic Expo (May 2014)

Long Beach Comic Expo

Convention Name
Long Beach Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.longbeachcomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • over multiple days.
Start Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
05/31/2014
End Date (Format mm/dd/yyyy)
06/01/2014
About This Convention
Long Beach Comic Expo is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center each spring. 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 Expo, 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 FAQ button on the website (www.longbeachcomiccon.com). Long Beach Comic Expo is a production of MAD Event Management, LLC.

Questions?  Please contact CustomerService@longbeachcomiccon.com.  We use a bar code system for tickets purchased online, so please keep a copy of your receipt to bring to the Expo.  Refunds are available until May 31, 2014 when requests are made in writing to CustomerService@longbeachcomiccon.com and include the order number, order date and email address of the attendee.  Tickets are also available for sale at the Door and at your local Southern California Comic Book Shop.

Venue Name and Address
Long Beach Convention Center
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
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Number of Dealer/Exhibitor Tables
175
Projected Attendance
4000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime
  • Horror
  • Collectibles

Hero Initiative Announces 20 Convention Stops in 2014

Herb Trimpe
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Hero Initiative Announces 2014 Convention Schedule—20 dates in all!

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 22, 2014) Hero Initiative, the non-profit organization that raises money for comic veterans in medical and financial need, will be attending 20 comic conventions in 2014!

Yes! The Hero crew will be busy bees this year bringing you special guests, parties, and much more from San Diego to Calgary to New York City! We may be attending a convention near you, so make sure you stop by and help us help others who have paved the way for many others and have brought us years of joy! JUST DO IT!

Schedule is as follows:

March 7-9
Wizard World Sacramento
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-sacramento.html

March 14-16
Planet Comicon, Kansas City, MO
http://planetcomicon.wordpress.com/

March 21-23
Orlando MegaCon With special guest Herb Trimpe appearing EXCLUSIVELY at the Hero booth, #733
http://www.MegaConvention.com/

March 28-30
Emerald City Seattle
http://www.emeraldcitycomicon.com/

April 4-6
Wizard World St. Louis
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-stlouis.html

April 18-20
Awesome Con Washington DC
http://awesomecondc.com/

April 25-27
Reed Chicago C2E2
http://www.c2e2.com/

April 24-27
Calgary Comic Expo
http://calgaryexpo.com/

May 2-4
Wizard World Minneapolis
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-minneapolis.html

May 17-18
Big Wow San Jose
http://www.bigwowcomicfest.com/

May 31-June 1
Long Beach Comic Expo
http://longbeachcomiccon.com/

June 5-8
Phoenix Comic Con
http://www.phoenixcomicon.com/

June 20-22
Charlotte HeroesCon
http://www.heroesonline.com/heroescon/

July 23-27
San Diego With Hero Board of Directors member Dennis O’Neil in attendance!
http://comic-con.org/cci

August 21-24
Wizard World Chicago
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ch.html

September 5-7
Baltimore Comic Con
http://baltimorecomiccon.com/

September 27-28
Long Beach Comic Con
http://longbeachcomiccon.com/

October 2-4
Wizard World Austin
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-tx.html

October 9-12
Reed New York Comic Con
http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/

October 31-November 2
Wizard World Ohio
http://www.wizardworld.com/home-ohio.html

About The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is the first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Hero creates a financial safety net for yesterday’s creators who may need emergency medical aid, financial support for essentials of life, and an avenue back into paying work. It’s a chance for all of us to give back something to the people who have given us so much enjoyment.

Since its inception, The Hero Initiative has had the good fortune to grant over $500,000 to the comic book veterans who have paved the way for those in the industry today. For more information, visit www.heroinitiative.org or call 626-676-6354.

For more information, please visit us at www.heroinitiative.org.

Scene on the Web Weekly: May 13-19, 2013

Jonathan Hickman is added for NYCC 2013, folks get excited about Motor City Comic Con and Dallas Comic Con, some looks back at the Long Beach Comic Expo, and more.


With Just Days to Go, Long Beach Comic Expo 2013 Still Adding Guests

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Scheduled for Saturday, May 11, the Long Beach Comic Expo has announced the following new guests:

  • Joe Benitez – Lady Mechanika, Soulfire, Detective Comics, Supergirl, JLA, The Darkness, The Magdalena
  • Brian Buccellato – Screenwriter currently co-writing The Flash, colorist on The Flash and Superman relaunch
  • Keu Cha – Witchblade, Rising Stars, Hex: The Lost Tribe
  • Trent Kaniuga – Twilight Monk, Creed, Ghost Rider, Video Game Artist

For the complete guest list and more information, visit their website.

Long Beach Comic Expo Welcomes Claudia Christian and the Cast of Nobility

Claudia Christian

Via Long Beach Comic Expo:

Comic Expo Welcomes Nobility and Claudia Christian!

NobilityWe’re proud to announce that we’ll be hosting a panel featuring the cast and crew from the “Nobility” a brand new sci-fi dramedy dubbed “The Office” in space featuring Actress Claudia Christian, Director Neil Johnson, and Actor/Writer E.J. De la Pena. On this panel details of the project’s Kickstarter, the story, and people involved will be discussed, as well as how fans can take ownership of sci-fi.

The panel will be held on Saturday, May 11th at the Long Beach Convention Center. Following the panel, the cast will do a signing. This event is being offered as part of your Long Beach Comic Expo admission on a first come, first serve basis, and seating is limited.

Tickets are on sale now – buy yours today using this link or at your local comic book shop!

See you in Long Beach!

For information on Long Beach Comic Expo and Long Beach Comic & Horror Con, please visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com!

Long Beach Comic Con is a MAD Event Management Production

About MAD EVENT MANAGEMENT

MAD Event Management is an all-purpose event planning facilitator whose principal owner has over 15 years of experience producing annual large-scale consumer conventions around the country, including Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Dallas. MAD’s capabilities include: Site Selection, Exhibit Staffing, Marketing Plans, Vendor Selection, Floor Plan Development, On-Site Execution,Sponsor Exhibitor Sales, Travel Management, Contract Development, Setup & Disassembly and Contract Coordination. Visit www.madeventmanagement.com for additional information.

Long Beach Comic Expo 2013 Announces Screening of Star Wars The Pink Five Saga

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Pink FiveLONG BEACH, CA (March 25, 2013) – Long Beach Comic Expo is proud to announce that they will be hosting a screening of the highly anticipated fan film, Star Wars The Pink Five Saga, at the upcoming Comic Expo show on May 11th.

At last year’s Long Beach Comic & Horror Con, film makers on The Pink Five Saga filmed one of the scenes from the movie on-site, and are looking forward to coming back to Long Beach to share the final cut with fans.

“We were so excited when the Pink Five team reached out to us about the screening,” said Phil Lawrence, Co-Founder of Long Beach Comic Expo.  “It’s been great working with them, and I’ll be in the front row watching the debut of the film, which I’ve heard is awesome!  We’re also thrilled that they’ll be bringing in some big names in genre entertainment for the Expo, including the film’s creator Trey Stokes and lead actor, Stephen Stanton.”

Along with the film screening, organizers will be hosting top talent at the Comic Expo, including Rich Arons, Rick Fitts, Michael Gregory and Terry Naughton.

For tickets, please visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com/buy-tickets.php or your local comic book shop.

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Long Beach Comic Expo (May 2012)

Long Beach Comic Expo

Convention Name
Long Beach Comic Expo
Convention Website Address
http://www.longbeachcomiccon.com
This convention will take place:
  • for one day only.
Date
05/12/2012
About This Convention
Long Beach Comic Expo is a one day celebration of comic books and all related activities held at the Long Beach Convention Center.
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
100
Projected Attendance
2000
Please select the Category that best describes the convention
Comic Books
Additional Categories
  • Anime

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