Tron: Legacy & Babylon 5 Star Bruce Boxleitner to Headline LBCC

Wed, June 30th, 2010 at 1:33pm PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

MAD Event Management is proud to announce Bruce Boxleitner will be a featured guest at this year’s Long Beach Comic Con. The convention in its second year at the Long Beach Convention Center (LBCC) welcomes the Sci-Fi Icon to the rapidly growing event. Boxleitner, well known to fans is reprising his role as Alan Bradley in the highly anticipated TRON sequel, TRON: Legacy from Disney due out December 17, 2010. With over a hundred film and television credits to his name highlighted by his long run as Captain John Sheridan on the TNT series Babylon 5 as well as its subsequent television movies Boxleitner is sure to be a hit with attendees. Additionally, joining the show is convention fan favorite Corin Nemec, star of cult favorite hits like “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose,” and his role as Jonas Quinn in Stargate SG1. Making a return appearance to Long Beach is Hung star Thomas Jane who thrilled fans at last year’s show with his incredible energy on the show floor.

The convention will feature the industry’s best and brightest comic book talent, publishers, gaming companies, mass-media guests and must-attend programming sessions.

“We are very excited that Bruce is coming to Long Beach. He is a fan favorite and that is who we create this show for,” said event planner Martha Donato, President of MAD Event Management. “Planning the show over Halloween weekend will also give us some great new opportunities to enhance the show for fans of all ages.”

Currently scheduled to exhibit on the show floor are Aspen Comics, Boom! Studios, IDW Publishing, Mach 1 Wrestling and Top Cow Entertainment. The exhibitor list is growing each week, sign up to follow us at Facebook and twitter to receive the latest up to the minute information as soon as it is announced. You can even have updates delivered via SMS right to your cellphone.

Comic talent already on board are Tim Bradstreet, Eric Canete, Howard Chaykin, Amanda Conner, Jim Daly III, Alé Garza, Tony Harris, Drew Johnson, Trent Kaniuga, Jeph Loeb, Todd Nauck, Dustin Nguyen, Angus Oblong, Jimmy Palmiotti, Cat Staggs, Richard Starkings, Peter Tomasi, Gus Vazquez and Bernie Wrightson.

For a complete list of events, guests, activities, ticket prices & packages and times, visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com.

Tickets will also be available at select comic book and hobby shops in the Los Angeles area.

TAGS:  long beach comic con, tron legacy, bruce boxleitner

 
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