Topic: Comic Cons
TODAY'S FEATURE IS BLOG #3872 - I've had a few more updates in my projected 2013 Convention Schedule since it was first published and then revised.
Including a brand new convention on August 17th - 18th in Long Beach, California...
So here's my newly revised updated tentative convention / films / events schedule:
March 29 - 30 - 31 WonderCon - Anaheim, California. I was invited to be on a panel on Sunday. The Facebook Fan Page is at this link. Here are the links to the review blogs I have posted: WonderCon 2013 Part 1, WonderCon 2013 Part 2, and A Girl's Eyeview of WonderCon 2013.
April 13th Tierrasanta Library Fantasy Art Show - Hosted by Barbara Marker, Artist. Library located in San Diego, California. Here is the link to my review blog on that show.
April 15th Wonder Women! Documentary Broadcast on PBS. Check your local PBS station for time it is showing.
May 3 Iron Man 3 Film - Movie Theater. Here is my review blog #3846, and here is Tina's review blog #3847!
May 4 Free Comic Book Day - Nationwide - My youngest son and I went to FCBD in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Here is my review blog on that event.
May 11 Long Beach Comic Con Expo - Long Beach, California. The one day convention, which is pretty darn good for a one day show! I haven't missed one of these yet! Here is the Facebook Fan Page link. And here is my review blog on the Expo!
May 17th Star Trek Into Darkness film - As seen at this Wikipedia link.I'm including this because of all of the Star Trek comic books that have been produced over the decades. Here's my review blog on the film. Here's Tina's review blog on the same film.
May 18th Orange County, California - The attempt to be proclaimed the World's Largest Private Comics Collection. By host & owner of the comics - Bob Bretall. To be verified by the Guiness World Records people. Here's my blog on the event.
June 14th Man of Steel - DC Comics film (Superman)
June 23rd SGV Comic Book Expo - In Baldwin Park, California. Here's the link to the Facebook event page for this convention. Oh, and it is Free Admission! It runs from 11 AM to 6 PM. SGV stands for San Gabriel Valley.
July 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 San Diego, California - I have't missed one of these since con moved to the the new San Diego Convention Center in 1991! Plus, I started as a comic book dealer at the 1972 comic con at the El Cortez Hotel. Here's the Facebook link.
July 17th - 21st Barbara Marker Artist at the Artists Alley in the Comic-Con International: San Diego convention center. Here is her Facebook event page for you to check out!
July 26 The Wolverine - Marvel Comics film
August 17 - 18 Latino Comics Expo - The Latino Comics Expo will be making it's Southern California debut at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach.
August 24th Read Comics In Public Day - The San Diego date is sometimes different than the National Day of this event. Waiting for event planner, Chriss Cornish, to publish the date. Currently she has August 24th as the temporary date, but has not posted an event page.
October 4th Sin City: A Dame To Kill For film. This runs up against the San Diego Comic Fest weekend, but it is a 'maybe' for me to view in the theater.
October 4 - 5 - 6 San Diego Comic Fest - San Diego, California - The 2nd Annual convention! I'm one of the organizers, so I won't be missing this one! More at the Facebook link.
October 20th So Cal Comic Con - to be held in Oceanside, California. The Con's promoters have set up the date, as of this blog's re-posting on April 15th. I've attended the first three of these cons. Even sat up a table at the 2nd one!
November 1 - 2 - 3 ComiKaze Expo in Los Angeles. This is a possiblity. I've attended the first two cons held at the LA Convention Center.
November 8 Thor: the Dark World (aka Thor 2)- film from Marvel Comics.
November 23 - 24 Long Beach Comic & Horror Con - Long Beach, California. Haven't missed this con since it started! Here's the Facebook link.
November 29 5th Annual Black Friday Online Event - That I have held the past four years online at my Facebook Fan Page... More details on this later, as we get closer to this event date.
Okay, that seems to be it for an updated 2013 schedule...
If you are a convention promoter, please let me know about your convention, and I'll check to see if I can attend!
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