The Long Beach Comic Con will be holding their 10th Anniversary show this September 8-9 and they’re letting out all the stops. Run by MAD Event Management, LBCC is the kind of relaxed, comics-focused events that keeps comic cons fun. I’ve been attending the February show for a few years, and it’s the perfect setting for […]
It’s a busy time behind the scenes in the convention space, with mergers, acquisitions, comings and goings. And here’s another one: Kris Longo has joined MAD Events as Managing Director and will work with MAD president Martha Donato on strategically positioning the company for growth.
Twin Peaks siren Sherilyn Fenn, aka Audrey Horne, has joined the Long Beach Comic Con as a celeb guest. The show takes place September 2-3 at the Long Beach Convention Center. This is a medium sized show that has strong comics content with just the right amount of celebrities, all in a very convenient location.
Eight years ago, Long Beach Comic Con held its inaugural show with the likes of the legend himself Stan Lee. Through a down economy and one weird name change, the show continues its steady growth as 2016 brought it to the edge of the uncanny valley of growing a convention. There’s a lot to talk […]
Entering its third year, the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics is a prestigious honor and a wonderful way to keep McDuffie’s spirit alive. The judges for 2017 have just been announced, and entries are open. And disclaimer, I am once again a judge and extremely honored to do so. The awards have a new […]
Captured Aural Phantasy Theater is an LA-based theater troupe that combines pop culture references with the stage, and they’re bringing their brand of lunacy to this year’s Long Beach Comic Con, which is coming right for you Sept, 17-18 in Long Beach, as usual. The programming is just rollign out and ehre’s a first look. CPTALA […]
Comics Beat hosts its first panel at Long Beach Comic Con 2015 and we’ve got a Lollapalooza of a line up.
OKAY PEOPLE LISTEN UP, here are two links that show exactly HOW FAR comics have come as an artform; two pieces in the two biggest papers in the two biggest cities in the US which handle the subtleties of two comics beloved among comics insiders with intelligence and nuance.
The convention season never stops, and West Coasters will be enjoying the sights and sounds of the Long Beach Comic Con on September 27-28th at the Long Beach Convention Center. Now in its sixth year, LBCC has found a spot for itself as a comics focused show on a seaside setting. You can check out the eclectic line-up of […]
Friends of Lulu president Valerie D’Orazio announces that this years Friends of Lulu Awrds will have a new home — the Long Beach Comic Con. Nominations are open to the public, and can be made here — but hurry the deadline is August 23rd.
After nearly shutting down just a few weeks ago, Friends of Lulu has reemerged with an interim volunteer board. In addition, missing financial records have been recovered, and the organization is moving forward once again.