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The Octopus is back!! Los Angeles Comic Con returns to L.A. Convention Center
Oct 24, 2018
Friday October 26
Jack Black & Kyle Gass ARE Tenacious D, The Greatest Band in the
World. The D take over the L.A. Comic Con Main Stage on Friday night at
7pm for an adults-oriented exploration of their new animated feature,
“Post-Apocalypto.” The first 3 Chapters of the 6-part story are now
available on YouTube. “Post-Apocalypto” tells the story of how The D survive nuclear
holocaust and work to return harmony and balance to the universe.
Presentation and Q&A to be followed by a free screening of the full film,
go to www.comicconla.com to enter the screening lottery. Tenacious D is preceded Friday by
the Nerdfest geekdom variety show, and the Le Geek So Chic Fashion show.
Saturday, October 27
Marvel programming is a Saturday morning highlight of a diverse day, with three
separate panels: Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” cast at 11am, Marvel’s
“The Runaways” cast at 11:30am (both followed by signings), and preceded by
Stunts of Marvel: Daredevil Stunt Team at 10:30am. Animation takes the
Stage with “Jimmy Neutron 15th Anniversary Cast Reunion,” and the
“Steven Universe” cast panel, followed by a panel with the cast of “The 100,”
and then “Arrow” star Katie Cassidy. Hip hop fans won’t want to miss it
as special guests Master P, son Romeo and daughter Cymphonique introduce us to
their amazing new comic/movie property “Eyes of Esca.” Hard-core comic
geeks can meet Comic Legend Skottie Young and “Deadpool” creator Rob Liefeld,
who both have panels Saturday. YouTube sensation
King Vader will re-create his famous “Hood Naruto” video (10MM YouTube views)
live onstage at 3pm, with crowd participation. Following an amazing
retrospective of Four Decades of Fangoria, Spectrevision presents a spotlight
on their runaway hit feature “Mandy,” featuring producers Elijah Wood, Lisa
Whalen, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller, and video game “Transcendence.”
An exclusive screening of “Mandy” introduced by the producers will follow.
Saturday is capped off by the 4th Annual Cosplay National
Championships on the Main Stage at 6pm, featuring some of the most amazing
Cosplayers in the universe, and a prize pool of $20,000!
Sunday is Family Day at L.A. Comic Con! Starting with a 25th Anniversary
Salute to the Power Rangers, we present panels on world-beating game
“Overwatch,” and highlight new Prime Video hit “The Outpost” with rising star
Jessica Green. The WOW Superheroes of the Women of Wrestling will follow
their Panel with a live match in the WOW Ring on the show floor, starring WOW
Superheroes Beast Vs. Jungle Girl! Comic nerds can get their fix meeting
Greg Capullo, the Comic Book Men and Ryan Stegman & Chris Burnham after
their panels. And then the highlight of the day for Kids – at 12noon L.A.
Comic Con hosts L.A.’s largest indoor Trick-or Treating, with all 350 of our
booth vendors giving out candy to the Kids, followed at 2pm by our 8th
Annual Kids Costume Contest, sponsored by Disney/Pixar’s “Incredibles 2.”
Get out those Halloween costumes a few days early, kids – make sure they work!
About Los Angeles
L.A. Comic Con is Los Angeles’ biggest and best multimedia pop culture
convention, held annually at the Los Angeles Convention Center. L.A. Comic Con
assembles the most exciting, new and innovative in comics, movies, sci-fi,
fantasy, horror, anime, gaming and all things pop-culture, making it Los
Angeles' ultimate pop-culture destination. With over 90,000 fans at last
year’s event, L.A. Comic Con expects the 2018 event will be their biggest
ever. The 2-time Fan-voted NerdHQ Con of the Year, L.A. Comic Con is one
of the most diverse and celebrated geek and pop-culture events in the United
States, giving fans once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to truly interact with
their favorite creators and major players in the entertainment industry.
L.A. Comic Con team strives to make all your nerd fantasies come true!
For more info on L.A. Comic Con, please visit: https://www.comicconla.com
May 26, 2019