Official Press Release
MAD Event Management and Long Beach Comic Con are proud to announce Comic Expo 2010 to be held Saturday, February 20, 2010 at the Long Beach Convention Center (LBCC) in downtown Long Beach. The one day event will be held in the Promenade Ballroom from 10am – 7pm and entrance to the floor for the day is $10.
Lionsgate, Aspen, Top Cow, Com.X, High Tower, Comic Madness, Graphitti Designs, Freedonia Funnyworks and Metropolis Comics are all setting up booths on the Expo floor. Aspiring artists can meet with writer & editor Barbara Kesel for a one-on-one portfolio review. An Artist Alley loaded with talent will be on hand to meet and greet fans.
“After the tremendous amount of support we received from the community for Long Beach Comic Con we didn’t want to wait a full year before returning,” said event planner Martha Donato, President of MAD Event Management. “We decided to create a one-day event that is affordable and a great place for fans to come to celebrate their love of comics.”
Notable guests, comic artists, writers and creators appearing at the Long Beach Comic Expo include Lou Ferrigno, Tim Bradstreeet, Mike Mignola, Steve Niles, Tone Rodriguez, Todd Nauck, Brian Haberlin, JJ Kirby, Michael Lopez, Eddie Nuñez, Livio Ramondelli, Amanda Dawn Wolf, Dustin Nygen, J.T. Krul, Rick Basaldua, Eric Basaldua, Rob Levin, Joshua Hale Fialkov, David Wohl, Joe Benitez, Beth Sotelo, Peter Steigerwald, Frank Mastromauro, Mark Roslan, Vince Hernandez, Steve Sievers, Bernie Wrightson, Trent Kaniuga and Ben Shahrabani with more signing up everyday.
For a complete list of events, guests, activities, ticket prices and times, visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com.
Tickets will also be available at the following comic book and hobby shops: Amazing Comics, Comic Bug, Geoffrey’s Comics, Golden Apple, Jay & Company, Metropolis Comics, Pulp Fiction and Terry’s Comics.