LA Comic Book and Sci Fi Con to Feature Alex Nino Plus Guests from The Walking Dead and Teen Wolf for June 2013
LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION PRESENTS STARS FROM THE WALKING DEAD AND TEEN WOLF JUNE 23, 2013
Los Angeles, CA-May 21, 2013-The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION presents JON BERNTHAL from THE WALKING DEAD AMC Cable series and TYLER HOECHLIN and HOLLAND RODEN from MTV’S TEEN WOLF appearing in person at the SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 show.
JON BERNTHAL starred as “Shane Walsh” in Season One and Two of THE WALKING DEAD Cable Series. JON will be signing autographs 12:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. THE WALKING DEAD is the #1 Best Selling Comic Book series and Highest Rated Cable series with over 12 million viewers for the third season. JON’S upcoming Movie roles include The Wolf of Wall Street (Directed by Martin Scorsese and also starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Matthew McConaughey) and Grudge Match (also starring Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone and Kim Basinger).
TYLER HOECHLIN and HOLLAND RODEN, the stars of MTV’S TEEN WOLF appear to sign autographs from 1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. TYLER stars as “Derek Hale,” a mysterious werewolf, and HOLLAND stars as “Lydia Martin,” a person who has an immunity to supernatural abilities. MTV’S TEEN WOLF is an edgier adaptation of the 1985 Michael J. Fox Movie. The third season of TEEN WOLF starts in June.
Other Special Guests Appearing:
ALEX NINO, Classic Marvel and DC Comics Artist, will appear in person to sign autographs and do sketches. ALEX’S unique visual style has been featured in such Classic DC Comics as Weird War Tales, House of Mystery, Forbidden Tales of Dark Mansion, Secrets of Sinister House, Weird Mystery Tales, The Witching Hour, Korak, and Rima the Jungle Girl. ALEX’S Marvel Comic work includes The Savage Sword of Conan and Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction. ALEX’S magazine work includes Heavy Metal and Warren Magazines Creepy, Eerie and Vampirella. ALEX will have his recent works Andie and the Alien and Monster Candy (Bliss on Tap Publishing) on sale.
BARBARA LUNA starred as “Lt. Marlena Moreau” in the Classic STAR TREK episode “Mirror, Mirror.” BARBARA’S other television credits include starring as “Koori” in two episodes of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, The Wild, Wild West, Zorro, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Hawaii Five-O, The Invaders and many others.
BUTCH PATRICK starred as “Eddie Munster” in two seasons of THE MUNSTERS and the movie MUNSTER, GO HOME! BUTCH’S other television credits include Lidsville, The Monkees, I Dream of Jeannie, My Favorite Martian, and the animated movie The Phantom Tollbooth (starring as the voice of Milo).
RICHARD ANDERSON starred as “Oscar Goldman” in the ABC-TV series THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN and THE BIONIC WOMAN. RICHARD’S other credits include the movies Stanley Kubrick’s The Paths of Glory, Forbidden Planet, Curse of the Faceless Man and television series such as Boris Karloff’s Thriller, The Green Hornet, Land of the Giants, The Rifleman and many others.
T.C. CARSON starred as the voice of “Mace Windu” in the animated series STAR WARS: CLONE WARS (2003-2005) and STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS (2008-2013) and as the voice of “Kratos” in the GOD OF WAR Video Game series. T.C. is also known for starring as “Kyle Baker” in the television series Living Single.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION will take place SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013 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 is only $10.00, five years and under are free. Early Admission is $12.00. The Dealers Room features over one hundred tables full of Old and New Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, Trading Cards, Trade Paperbacks, Graphic Novels, DVDs, Movie Memorabilia and many other collectibles! All celebrity guests charge for each autograph but it includes a choice of photo. Check www.comicbookscifi.com for more information!
LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION PRESENTS STARS OF THE WALKING DEAD FEBRUARY 24, 2013
Los Angeles, CA-January 22, 2013-The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION presents DANAI GURIRA (“Michonne”) and LAURIE HOLDEN (“Andrea”) two of the popular Stars of THE WALKING DEAD AMC Cable series at the SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013 show.
DANAI GURIRA stars as Michonne, the kitana wielding Zombie Killer and one of the most popular characters in THE WALKING DEAD series. LAURIE HOLDEN stars as Andrea, one of the original surviving cast members in THE WALKING DEAD series. DANAI’s other credits include Law and Order, Treme, and Life on Mars. LAURIE’S other credits include starring as Marita Covarrubias in The X-Files and as Debbie Mclivane, the girlfriend of Ben Grimm (The Thing) in the first Fantastic Four Movie. DANAI and LAURIE will be signing autographs from 12:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. THE WALKING DEAD is currently the Highest Rated Cable series and the #1 Best Selling Comic Book series.
Other Special Guests Appearing:
WHILCE PORTACIO (Artist) and GLEN BRUNSWICK (Writer), the creative team of the Image Comic Book NON HUMANS, a four issue mini-series with a storyline of “Blade Runner meets Toy Story.” WHILCE is known for his work on such Comic Books as Marvel Comics Uncanny X-Men and Image Comics Wetworks. GLEN is known for such titles as Gray Area and Jersey Gods. WHILCE and GLEN will be signing autographs at no charge from 11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.
RAY PARK, currently starring as Snake Eyes in the soon to be released G.I. JOE: RETALIATION will be signing autographs. RAY is also known for his role as Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace and as The Toad in X-Men.
RADAMES PERA, who starred as young Kwai Chang Caine “Grasshopper” in the 1972-75 KUNG FU Television Series. RADAMES starred as the younger version of Caine played as an adult by David Carradine. RADAMES is the only surviving cast member from KUNG FU and he is making his First Autograph Signing Appearance at the Convention. RADAMES also starred in a classic Rod Serling’s Night Gallery episode Silent Snow/Secret Snow, Little House on the Prairie, Shazam!, and Six Million Dollar Man.
EDWARD FURLONG starred as John Connor in JAMES CAMERON’S TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY, and his other credits include The Crow: Wicked Prayer, Pet Sematary Two, Detroit Rock City, and several episodes of the television series CSI:NY.
TIM DUNIGAN starred as CAPTAIN JONATHAN POWER in the 1987-1988 Television Series CAPTAIN POWER AND THE SOLDIERS OF THE FUTURE. TIM’S other credits include starring as Davy Crockett in Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color and Wizards and Warriors.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION is the real deal with an incredible track record serving the Comic Book Collecting community for 36 years. REGULAR ADMISSION is only $10.00, five years and under are free. EARLY ADMISSION is only $12.00. Show Hours are 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. The February 24, 2013 Convention is located at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, in Los Angeles, CA (across from USC College). The Dealers Room features over one hundred tables of Comic Books, Toys, Trading Cards, DVDs, and many other Collectibles. Check www.comicbookscifi.com for more information such as the appearance time of all guests. All celebrity guests charge a fee for each autograph but it includes a choice of photo.
LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION PRESENTS PLANET OF THE APES CELEBRATION JANUARY 13, 2013
Los Angeles, CA-December 4, 2012-The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION begins the 36th year of shows on Sunday, January 13, 2013 with a Planet of the Apes Celebration featuring the largest assembly of Stars from the Movie and Television series. 2013 is the 45th Anniversary of the first Classic Planet of the Apes Movie and 40th Anniversary of the last in the series Battle for the Planet of the Apes.
Appearing from Planet of the Apes will be Lou Wagner (Lucias) and Linda Harrison (Nova). Lou’s other credits include starring as Harlan Arliss in CHiPs, Lost in Space, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and currently starring in Fox-TV’s Raising Hope. Linda’s credits include Bracken’s World, Batman and Barnaby Jones.
Appearing from Battle for the Planet of the Apes will be Austin Stoker (Macdonald), France Nuyen (Alma) and Bobby Porter (as Cornelius, son of Cesar played by Roddy McDowell). Austin’s other credits include John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13 and Abby. France’s credits include Star Trek episode Elaan of Troyius, Man From U.N.C.L.E., Kung Fu, I Spy. Bobby’s credits include two episodes of the Planet of the Apes Television series, starring as Andy in Quark, Fantastic Journey and Wizards and Warriors.
Appearing from Planet of the Apes Television series will be Ron Harper (Astronaut Alan Virdon), Booth Colman (Dr. Zaius) and Lee Delano (Malo). Ron’s other credits include the television series Garrison’s Gorillas and Sid and Marty Krofft’s Land of the Lost. Booth’s credits include guest starring in The Outer Limits, The Invaders and many more. Booth celebrates his 90th birthday in 2013. Lee’s credits include the Star Trek episode A Piece of the Action, Mission: Impossible and Charlie’s Angels. All Planet of the Apes Guests will be signing from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. and while there is a fee for an autograph it includes a choice of photo.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION is the real deal with an incredible track record serving the Comic Book Collecting community for 36 years. REGULAR ADMISSION is only $8.00, five years and under are free. EARLY ADMISSION is only $12.00. Show Hours are 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. The January 13, 2013 Convention is located at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, in Los Angeles, CA (across from USC College). The Dealers Room features over one hundred tables of Comic Books, Toys, Trading Cards, DVDs, and many other Collectibles. Check www.comicbookscifi.com for more information.
LA Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention Presents The Women of Science Fiction Television and Film in August 2012
LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION PRESENTS TRACY SCOGGINS (BABYLON 5), ARLENE MARTEL (STAR TREK), MARTA KRISTEN (LOST IN SPACE), JULIE ADAMS (CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON) RIKKI SIMONS (INVADER ZIM) APPEARING AUGUST 19, 2012
Los Angeles, CA-July 24, 2012-The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION presents The Women of Science Fiction Television and Film featuring Special Guests appearing at the AUGUST 19, 2012 show to sign autographs:
TRACY SCOGGINS starred as Capt. Elizabeth Lochley in Babylon 5 and Crusade as well as the films Babylon 5: The River of Souls, Babylon 5: A Call To Arms, and Babylon 5: The Lost Tales. TRACY was Cassandra in Highlander The Series, starred as Cat Grant in nineteen episodes of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Gilora Rijal in an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Marie-Diane in The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne.
ARLENE MARTEL starred in the classic Star Trek episode Amok Time as T’Pring who is bethrothed from childhood to be the future wife of Spock in the classic Star Trek episode Amok Time. ARLENE starred in the classic Outer Limits episode Demon with a Glass Hand and in two classic Twilight Zone episodes What You Need and Twenty Two.
MARTA KRISTEN starred as Judy Robinson in the Lost in Space Television series and Battle Beyond The Stars Movie.
JULIE ADAMS starred as Kay Lawrence in one of the most popular and iconic Science Fiction Movies of the 1950′s, Creature From The Black Lagoon. JULIE also guest starred in many Television series such as Kolchak: The Night Stalker, One Step Beyond, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Rod Serling’s Night Gallery, and The Incredible Hulk. JULIE is making an encore appearance at the Convention this year and will be signing copies of her book The Lucky Southern Star: Reflections From The Black Lagoon.
Also appearing will be Animator/Artist RIKKI SIMONS, the Voice of Gir, Bloaty and Mongo in the Nickelodeon animated series Invader Zim. RIKKI and his wife TAVISHA have co-created together many graphic novels such as Super Information Hijinks: Reality Check, Ranklechick and His Three Legged-Cat and Shutterbox. A free DVD of the short independent Horror Film Dead Kansas will be given away while supplies last.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION is the real deal with an incredible track record serving the Comic Book Collecting community for 35 years. REGULAR ADMISSION is only $8.00, five years and under are free. EARLY ADMISSION is only $12.00. Show Hours are 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. The August 19, 2012 Convention is located at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, in Los Angeles, CA (across from USC College). The Dealers Room features over one hundred tables of Comic Books, Toys, Trading Cards, DVDs, and many other Collectibles. Check www.comicbookscifi.com for more information on the signing times for all Guests.
LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION FEATURES CAPT. AMERICA, CONAN, DYNA GIRL, THE FLY ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2011
LOS ANGELES, CA – July 27, 2011 -The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION takes place on Sunday, August 21, 2011 and features Special Guests signing autographs:
DAVID HEDISON, known for his starring roles in the 1958 classic version of the Horror/Science Fiction movie The Fly and as Captain Lee Crane in the Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea TV series (the final DVD collecting the series was released this year). David also starred as Felix Leiter in two James Bond Movies.
REB BROWN starred as Captain America/Steve Rogers in two 1979 Captain America CBS-TV Movies, Captain America and Captain America II: Death Too Soon. Reb’s also starred in several cult Horror and Science Fiction Movies such as The Sword and The Sorcerer, and guest starred in many classic TV series of the 1970s-1990s.
JUDY STRANGIS starred as Dyna Girl in the classic 1976 Krofft TV series Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, the first and only TV series featuring a Superheroine duo and the show was very similar in style to the Batman 1966 TV series. Judy is also known for starring in the TV series Room 222. 2011 is the 35th Anniversary of Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, so come meet Dyna Girl during this special occasion.
WILLIAM SMITH starred as Conan’s father in the original 1982 Movie version of Conan (being released this month on Blu-Ray). Though his role was small it left a lasting impression. William is also known as being one of the best film villains, starring in many cult Horror, Science Fiction, Biker, and Action Movies. William’s also known for starring with Clint Eastwood in Any Which Way You Can (just released on Blu-Ray).
Other guests include ALEX HYDE-WHITE, who starred as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic and REBECCA STAAB starred as Sue Richards/Invisible Girl in the Roger Corman produced 1994 Movie, The Fantastic Four. Though this version of the Fantastic Four was never officially released, it has managed to turn up on DVD. SHARON FARRELL starred in the 12th season of the original Hawaii Five-O, and guest starred in many classic TV series of the 1960s-1980s and Horror movies such as It’s Alive. FELIX RYAN stars as Spike Skullovitch in the new Nickelodeon TV series Power Rangers Samurai, and he will be signing for free for his charity. All other guests charge a fee for each autograph but it includes a choice of photo.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION also features a great assortment of Dealers with Old and New Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, DVDs, Trading Cards, Movie Memorabilia, and much more at prices to fit everyone’s budget. The Show is located at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, across from USC College. Show Hours are 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Admission is only $8.00, five years and under are free. Early Premium Admission is only $15.00 which includes full size Movie Posters for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two, Green Lantern, and Sucker Punch. For more information check www.comicbookscifi.com.
There are some very exciting events going on in the comic book world, and I’ll be attending a few events to close out this year strong! Please let me know if you guys are attending any of these events!
September 19: LA Comic Book and SciFi Convention
September 21: Superman/Batman Apocalypse Screening @ Paley Center
September 24: Guillermo Del Toro signing @ Dark Delicacies (tentative)
September 26: West Hollywood Book Fair
October 29-31: Long Beach Comic Con
November 19-22: CTN
And to start the 2011 year off right, I will be attending the first big con of the year, The Amazing Arizona Comic Con! This con (Jan. 8-9) is chock full of big name guests, with some of the hottest writers in comics, including Robert Kirkman, Jeph Loeb, Victor Gischler, and John Layman! Don’t miss out!
Come out and say hello to me at any of these events! For those interested in CTN as well, I am including this discount code! Receive 10% off just by inputting this code in prior to purchasing your ticket!
The code is: CONSCNX10
Hope to see you guys there!
The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention takes place on Sunday, September 19, 2010 and features Special Guests Daniel Logan, Todd Bridges, and the Cast of Ray Bradbury’s Chrysalis.
Daniel Logan starred as a young Boba Fett in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and is the voice of Boba Fett for the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. There’s a lot of activity with Boba Fett right now: the new season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars starts during September, Hasbro is releasing several young Boba Fett action figures as well as a Boba Fett Helmet and a Clone Wars Boba Fett Electronic Blaster, Kenner is releasing a Classic Rocket Firing Boba Fett, and Dark Horse Comics just released a Star Wars: Blood Ties Comic Book featuring Boba Fett and Jango Fett. Daniel will be signing autographs from 11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.
Todd Bridges starred as Willis in the 1970/1980′s Television series Diff’rent Strokes. Todd has written a new book called From Diff’rent Strokes: To the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted. Todd will be signing autographs from 11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.
Actors Glen Vaughn, Corey Landis, Elina Madison, Darren Kendrick, Larry Dirk, Special Effects Designer Lee Romaire, Composer Brandon Moore, and Producer Roger Lay, Jr. will appear to sign from 12:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M. the DVD of the new Movie Ray Bradbury’s Chrysalis (there’s no charge for an autograph with purchase of the DVD, CD or Poster).
A Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D Mini-Movie Poster will be given away free to everyone attending. A large Dealer’s Room full of Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, DVD’s, Movie Memorabilia, Trading Cards, and many other Collectibles is also featured. The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention will be held 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., and admission is only $8.00, five years and under are free. Check www.comicbookscifi.com for more information.
L.A. Comic Book & Sci Fi Con presents Dolph Lundgren (Expendables, Punisher) May 2, 2010
DOLPH LUNDGREN appears at 1:00 P.M. on the LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION Stage on SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2010 to speak about his latest Movie projects such as COMMAND PERFORMANCE, ICARUS, and this summer’s Major Action Movie THE EXPENDABLES reuniting DOLPH with Sylvester Stallone and featuring a cast that includes Jason Statham, Jet Li, and Mickey Rourke.
DOLPH LUNDGREN is the real deal at 6’6″ and with a 3rd degree Black Belt in Kyokushin Karate. DOLPH is thought of as being Russian, but he’s actually from Stockholm, Sweden. DOLPH’s breakthrough role came as the Russian Boxer Ivan Drago in ROCKY IV and he quickly moved to starring roles in MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE (as He-Man), THE PUNISHER (as Frank Castle and based on the Marvel Comic Book), RED SCORPION, SHOWDOWN IN LITTLE TOKYO, MEN OF WAR, JOHN WOO’s BLACKJACK and many others. DOLPH has starred in many Science Fiction Movies such as JOHNNY MNEMONIC, DARK ANGEL, RETROGRADE, UNIVERSAL SOLDIER, and UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: REGENERATION.
DOLPH is Writing and Directing in addition to Starring in his current Movies such as THE DEFENDER, ICARUS (both as Director and Star), THE RUSSIAN SPECIALIST, MISSIONARY MAN, and COMMAND PERFORMANCE (all as Writer, Director, and Star). There will be a Special Screening at 11:00 A.M. of DOLPH LUNGREN’s COMMAND PERFORMANCE. At 1:00 P.M. DOLPH will appear on Stage to discuss his Movies. And at 3:30 P.M. there will be a screening of DIRECT ACTION Starring DOLPH LUNDGREN.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION has featured many Action Stars as Guest Speakers such as ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, JACKIE CHAN, JET LI, MICHELLE YEOH, VIN DIESEL, CHOW YUN-FAT, CHRISTIAN BALE, CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT, KEANU REEVES, JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME, RUTGER HAUER, ADRIAN PAUL, MARK DACASCOS, and many others, and now DOLPH LUNDGREN appears on the Convention stage in this very rare personal appearance.
The MAY 2, 2010 LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION 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. There’s also a large Dealer’s Room full of Old and New Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, DVD’s, Trading Cards, Movie Memorabilia, and much more. Admission is a very low $8.00 so collectors have more money to spend on their hobby. For more information check www.comicbookscifi.com
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.
Writer J. Michael Straczynski and Artist Clayton Crain are featured Guest Speakers at the Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention taking place Sunday, November 8, 2009. A 40th Anniversary Film Screening of the 1969 Science Fiction cult classic The Green Slime with stars Robert Horton and Luciana Paluzzi is another highlight of the show.
J. Michael Straczynski appears on stage at 2:00 P.M. to discuss his writing the Marvel Comic Book titles Thor, Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and The Twelve during the past few years, as well as his recent move to DC Comics to write The Brave and The Bold starting with issue#27. Joe is also a very busy screenwriter for Movies, writing last year’s The Changeling starring Angelina Jolie for which he received critical acclaim. Joe’s latest screenplay is for Ninja Assassin produced by the Wachowski Brothers (The Matrix, V for Vendetta) and opens in theaters in November. Joe is also known for creating the Babylon 5 TV Series. Find out what’s in development from one of Comic Books most popular Writers.
Clayton Crain is the Artist for the new Marvel Comic Book X-Force/New Mutants: Necrosha which starts an important storyline. Clayton’s popular painted style of art has been featured in Sensational Spider-Man, Ghost Rider, and X-Force (regular series). Clayton is flying into Los Angeles for this Special Exclusive West Coast appearance to sign autographs all day.
The 40th Anniversary Film Screening of The Green Slime with stars Robert Horton and Luciana Paluzzi appearing in person. A space station is invaded by tentacled green alien creatures, The Green Slime, that multiply when hit with laser guns. This all leads to the grand Outer Space battle as the crew suits up with flying jet packs to blow up the Space Station and The Green Slime. The Green Slime is considered a Science Fiction cult classic for it’s low budget Special Effects and wacky theme song, and it’s not to be confused with a Michael Bay production. Directed by Kinji Fukasaku who went on to critical acclaim for another cult Movie, Battle Royale. Luciana Paluzzi is also known for starring as Fiona Volpe, the henchwoman to Largo in the James Bond Movie Thunderball. The Green Slime screens on Film, not DVD, at 12:00 P.M. and Robert and Luciana will sign autographs from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. (there is a charge for the autograph but it includes a photo). A stage interview takes place at 1:30 P.M. with the stars to discuss the making of The Green Slime. There’s no charge for The Green Slime screening, it’s part of the regular admission.
The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention also features a Dealers Room that puts to shame some shows that charge three times the admission, and it’s full of Old and New Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, Trading Cards, DVD’s, Movie Memorabilia, and much more. Located at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, across from USC College. Admission is only $8.00, five years and under are free. A full size Ninja Assassin Movie Poster will be given away free, check www.comicbookscifi.com for more information.
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