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From Press Release: Nine days and counting to the fourth annual Long Beach Comic & Horror Con (LBCHC), offering two days packed with panels, programs, signings and exclusives. Running Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th, this year’s LBCHC programming runs from comics and superheroes, to Power Rangers and “Shoot-A-Trooper/Shoot-A-
“We’re excited about this year’s line up of panels and workshops! It’s one of our best schedules yet, and we really have to thank our exhibitors and the creative community in the Long Beach and greater Los Angeles area for stepping it up this year,” said Martha Donato, co-founder of Long Beach Comic & Horror Con. “Plus, there’s a new initiative in the mix – a Kids’ Entertainment Area, which will be located on the Exhibit Floor, and will feature some very cool sessions designed for the 12 and under crowd.”
A few highlights of the events include Brian Haberlin’s two incredible sessions, “Digital Inking” and “Graphic Novel Production,” plus fans can look forward to two cosplay sessions, one with the famous 501st Legion and one with the talented Miko Simons, an expert in the field. Batton Lash and Jackie Estrada join LBCHC, and Joshua Hale Fialkov and friends will lead a three-hour intensive workshop on Saturday afternoon. This year will also see the second annual Masquerade Ball on Saturday night, as well as two new after-hours events: “EffinFunny Fest” with the “Save the Supers” crew, and a live art demonstration with Pierre Bernard Jr. of “Conan” with Conan O’Brien.
“There’s so much going on that this is just the tip of the iceburg!” added Donato.
Offering a weekend packed with special guests and exhibitors and engaging panels, Long Beach Comic & Horror Con will be open on Saturday, November 3 from 10:00am to 7:00pm, and from10:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday, November 4.
Now on to the horror!
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Arguably one of the hardest
genres to get right in comics, with
a long and wonderful history in
the industry. These creators are
modernizing the comic book horror
landscape for a new generation,
but how do they do it? How do you
make two dimensional images
jump off the page and scare
everyones pants off! Also, what is
scary? How do you come up with
universally frightening concept and
bring the horror issue after issue?
With Jesse Blaze Snider and a
crew of industry pros with Steve
Niles and Bernie Wrightson.
12:00 p.m.– 12:45 p.m.
NOT BAD FOR A HUMAN:
A Q&A WITH LANCE
Lance and his co-writer Joseph
Maddrey will talk about writing
Lance’s biography, “Not Bad for a
Human,” and collaborating with
artist Tom Mandrake on a new
Dark Horse miniseries called “To
Hell You Ride.”
3:00 p.m.– 3:45 p.m.
THE COLLECTION – MOVIE
Special Sneak Peak and Q&A of The
Collection. Arkin escapes with his
life from the vicious grips of “The
Collector” during an entrapment
party where he adds beautiful
Elena to his “Collection.” Instead
of recovering from the trauma,
Arkin is suddenly abducted from
the hospital by mercenaries hired
by Elena’s wealthy father. Arkin
is blackmailed to team up with the
mercenaries and track down The
Collector’s booby trapped warehouse
and save Elena.
to hopeful comic creators.
4:00 p.m.– 4:45 p.m.
COMICS: BELA LUGOSI
CRAVES FLESH AND BLOOD!
executives Kerry Gammill
Superman, Stargate, The Outer
LimitsSam F. ParkBela
Lugosi’s Tales From The Grave,
Flesh and Blood!
transmedia company’s current and
future horror projects in print,
mobile apps, interactive games and
conceptual artist and contributor
Henry MayoTed, Tarzan, The
Stevens on The Rocketeer. We will
present previews of Monsterverse’s
4:00 p.m.– 4:45 p.m.
ELM STREET 3 DREAM
For the past 25 years this is the
panel you’ve been dreaming for! Meet
all six of the “Dream Warriors” you
can ask them anything you ever
wanted to know about the classic
The Dream Warriors.” This is the
one panel you don’t wanna miss …
Freddy’s counting on it.
12:00 p.m.– 1:45 p.m.
THE RED HOUSE SCREENING
A young woman who has just
inherited a remote house in the
woods invites her friends along for
a vacation as she checks out the
place. But their recreation is soon
interrupted by torture, madness
2:00 p.m.– 3:45 p.m.
THE THING SCREENING!
The 1980’s John Carpenter Classic!
2:00 p.m.– 2:45 p.m.
LETS SCARE THE KIDS:
BRINGING HORROR BACK TO YA
Dark themes and horror
elements have been a mainstay
in YA literature since forever,
but recently there’s been some
watering down and romanticizing
of classic horror tropes. Does the
horror story have to be diluted for
teens or are kids ready for the high octane stuff?
Young adult authors
and horror nuts Gretchen McNeil
Possess and Ten’Jennifer
in teen terror, the allure of fright,
and give a preview of what young
readers can expect from the new
wave of YA horror novels.
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