Fans, stars converge at Los Angeles Comic Con

November 5, 2017

By Frank Portillo The seventh annual Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con featured a star-studded lineup of celebrities and creators this past weekend, with the biggest being Dwyane “the Rock” Johnson. Some attendees wore costumes of their favorite popular culture characters, shopped at the multiple vendors, met with some of their favorite creators and attended panels that took place throughout the weekend. The convention, which is a relatively new one, attracts…

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East Los Angeles Comic Con

May 24, 2017

By Steven Adamo   Hundreds of people celebrated comic books at the first-annual East Los Angeles Comic Con held at El Gallo Plaza in East Los Angeles. Artists from the area and beyond shared their comics, buttons, clothing, illustrations, paintings and comic-inspired creations with the community. Among the vendors, a few were former East Los Angeles College students, like Al Guerrero. He was handing out free posters of his upcoming…

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East Los Angeles to have First Comic Con

By Tremaine Hampton East Los Angeles’ first annual Comic Con will be led by Peter J. Mellini, the owner of Nostalgic Books and Comics, located in San Gabriel. Founded by comic book fans in East Los Angeles the official East Los Angeles Comic Con website states “this first of its kind show is dedicated to bringing an epic pop culture experience for all that reflects the fans of the surrounding…

May 16, 2017
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Stan Lee Comic Con celebrates six years in L.A.

November 3, 2016

By Ivan Cazares and Francisco Portillo Cosplayers posed for photos with each other and fans, competitive gamers fought for national championships and collectors filled the exhibit hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center Friday through Saturday. Whether fans call it Stan Lee’s Comikaze or Los Angeles Comic Con, Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con is the longest running fan convention in LA that celebrates comic book culture, science fiction and…

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Pop culture fans gather at local convention

September 21, 2016

By Ivan Cazares  Cosplayers, comic book fans, gamers, replica-prop cars and a legion of Star Wars stormtroopers took over the Long Beach Convention Center for the eighth annual Long Beach Comic Con, Saturday and Sunday.     Cosplayers are people who dress up as their favorite fictional characters. A big part of convention culture is Cosplay and there was no shortage of eye-catching characters. The convention’s guests included well known actors,…

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