LONG BEACH COMIC EXPO announces first wave of comic book creators & entertainment guests

img_1452LONG BEACH, JANUARY 30 – With just over two weeks left before the doors open to the seventh annual spring counterpart to Long Beach Comic Con, MAD Event Management announces the first wave of all-star guests for this year’s Long Beach Comic Expo!

Joining this year’s Long Beach Comic Expo are Tony Harris (co-creator of Starman, Ex Machina, and Obergeist), Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, The Red Hook), George Perez (Avengers, Crisis on Infinite Earth, Justice League of America,Teen Titans, Wonder Woman), Humberto Ramos (Civil War: Wolverine, Spider-Man), Amy Reeder (Fool’s Gold, Madame Xanadu, Supergirl, Batwoman), Mark Waid (Superman, Justice League, Spider-Man, Archie, Kingdom Come), and Mike Zeck (The Punisher, Captain America, Master of Kung Fu, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Deathstroke the Terminator, Marvel Superheroes Secret War)!

The show will also host numerous entertainment guests, including the recently announced star of DC Entertainment’s Aquaman, Jason Momoa, the complete cast of Supernatural’s “Ghost Facers,” including Austin Basis, A.J. Buckley, Brittany Ishibashi, Dustin Milligan, Mircea Monroe, and Travis Wester, and many more to be announced!

“Our Spring Expo show has become the official start to the convention season, and really grown into an event that captures the attention of the comic book industry at large” says Martha Donato, President and founder of Long Beach Comic Expo. “As we head into our eighth year in Long Beach, both our guest list and programming slate are shaping up to be one of our best yet! We can’t wait to see everyone next month at our seventh annual Long Beach Comic Expo!”

These guests are the first of many to be announced in an ever-growing lineup of top tier comic talent, celebrities from film and television, as well as cosplay all-stars, all scheduled to appear at the Long Beach Convention Center on February 18 and 19. Look for announcements on additional guests, programming and more in the next month leading up to this year’s show.

Enjoy an exciting weekend full of exceptional guests, exhibitors, and engaging panels, at Long Beach Comic Expo, Saturday, February 18 from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and Sunday, February 19 from 10:00 am – 5:00 PM at the Long Beach Convention Center. Tickets are available now at www.longbeachcomicexpo.com.

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ABOUT LONG BEACH EXPO: Long Beach Comic Expo is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center that celebrates comic books and pop culture and showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic Expo, you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs for all ages, guest signings and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. Long Beach Comic Expo is a MAD Event Management, LLC production. To learn more and purchase tickets, please visit www.longbeachcomicexpo.com.

ABOUT MAD EVENT MANAGEMENT: MAD Event Management is an all-purpose event planning facilitator whose principal owner has over 15 years of experience producing annual large-scale consumer conventions around the country, including Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Dallas. MAD’s capabilities include: Site Selection, Exhibit Staffing, Marketing Plans, Vendor Selection, Floor Plan Development, On-Site Execution, Sponsor Exhibitor Sales, Travel Management, Contract Development, Setup & Disassembly and Contract Coordination. Visit www.madeventmanagement.com for additional information.

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