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.
FLORIDA SUPERCON 2009
FSC LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND ADDS NEW GUESTS FOR JUNE 18-20, 2010 SHOW
Miami, FL – As the 5th annual Florida Supercon grows closer, dozens of exciting new guests have been added from the worlds of Comic Books, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi, Video Games, Horror, Comedy and more! In addition to the exciting new guests that have been added, a new website has been launched to support the event. The new website can be viewed at www.supercon.tv
Florida Supercon (FSC) returns to Miami for its 5th year as it takes over the entire Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Hotel and Convention Center. South Florida’s Comic Book, Anime, Animation, Video Game and Sci-Fi / Fantasy Festival is set for Friday, June 18 through Sunday, June 20, 2010. The 5th FSC will be the largest yet, with almost 150,000 square feet of event space, plus more guest celebrities and artists than ever before!
Florida Supercon is a three day festival that includes celebrity guests, comic book publishers, artists, writers, vendors, Q&A’s, parties, costume contests, anime programming, cosplay, panels, photo shoots, live music, video games and more. The event kicks off at 12:00PM, Friday, June 18 and the fun continues almost around the clock until 6:00PM, Sunday, June 20.
Over 80 guests have already been announced for FSC 2010, and that number continues to grow every week. Some of the guests already lined up for FSC 2010 include:
Comic Book artists and writers such as Ariel Olivetti, Bill Sienkiewicz, Khoi Pham, Rafa Sandoval, Dennis Calero, Brad Walker, Paul Gulacy, Fred Van Lente, Filip Sablik, Georges Jeanty, Dick Giordano, Dustin Weaver, Steve Kurth, Shawn Crystal, Joe Jusko, Allen Bellman, Clayton Henry, Derec Donovan, Alex Saviuk, Pat Broderick, Rob Hunter, Greg “Dark One” Williams, Vinnie Tartamella, Dick Kulpa and more!
Anime and Animation voice actors like Troy Baker (Naruto, Code Geass), Richard Horvitz (Invader Zim), Larry Kenney (Thundercats), Brittney Karbowski (Xenosaga, Pani Poni Dash), Dana Snyder (Aqua Teen), Charles Fleischer (Roger Rabbit), Brad Kesten (Charlie Brown), Angela Lee-Sloan (Lucy in Peanuts), Stacy H. Tolkin (Sally in Peanuts) and more!
Legendary Filmmakers Lloyd Kaufman and Hershell Gordon Lewis.
Movie and TV Celebrities such as Tia Carrere (Wayne’s World, Relic Hunter), John Wesley Shipp (The Flash), Charles Fleischer (Back to the Future II), Julie McCullough (Growing Pains, The Blob), Louise Robey (Friday the 13th the series), Rebecca Staab (Fantastic Four), Michelle Lintel (The Black Scorpion), Sinn “Kizarny” Bodhi (WWE) and more!
Musical Guests like MC Frontalot, Robbed By A Flute, Sci-Fried, The Pursuit, Murderous Rampage and more!
Cosplay and Entertainment Guests such as the 3000 Brigade (Smash Bros. Show), Supercon Championship Wrestling, Wasabi Anime, Outland Armour and more!
Stand Up Comedy Guests like Lisa Corrao, The Revenge of the Nerds Comedy Show, Julie McCullough and more!
Additional guests can be found at on the Florida Supercon website at www.supercon.tv
This years FSC will have dedicated programming tracks for each of the genre’s being celebrated. Some of the amazing events include:
- Q&A’s with most of our attending guests
- Comic art portfolio reviews for aspiring artists
- Fan panels for all aspects of the show (Comics, Anime, Animation, Sci-Fi etc.)
- Industry panels for breaking into Comics, Anime, Animation etc…
- The FSC Costume Competition (with over $3,000 in cash and prizes)
- The FSC Cosplay Skit Contest
- Rumble Roses Cosplay Wrestling
- The Otaku Insomnia Rave
- Cosplay Deviant’s Hentai Cafe
- Cosplay RockBand
- Supercon Championship Wrestling’s “Supercon Mania!”
- The Smash Brothers 3000 Super Show
- Filmmaking workshops with Hershell Gordon Lewis
- The FSC Film Festival
- Live Musical Performances
- Live stand up comedy
- Over 100 video game stations
- Video game tournaments
- A 50,000 square feet exhibition room with over 300 booths and tables featuring vendors, celebrity guests, artists, filmmakers and exhibits.
Complete information on these and dozens of more events taking place all weekend can be found at www.supercon.tv
The convention hours of operation are:
FRIDAY, JUNE 18: 12:00PM – 2:00AM
SATURDAY, JUNE 19: 11:00AM – 2:00AM
SUNDAY, JUNE 20: 11:00AM – 6:00PM
THE DOUBLE TREE MIAMI AIRPORT HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER is located at 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126. The Double Tree has over 150,000 square feet of total convention space to accommodate the growing attendance of Animation Supercon. Discounted room rates for convention are available. See our website www.supercon.tv for details.