Long Beach Comic Expo




Behind The Scenes: Setting Up Long Beach Comic Expo

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Once you have been around awhile and have friends that exhibit at the cons, you’ll soon learn that the Exhibitor Pass is as coveted as the key to the executive washroom. Perhaps through good timing and some dumb luck, my Press Pass got me onto the show […]


Highlights From Long Beach Comic Expo: Comic Creators, Animation And Cosplay

By Jason Strangis The Long Beach Comic Expo might have been relatively small in size but it packed a big punch last weekend. An impressive list of writers and artists headlined the event with the likes of legendary X-Men scribe Chris Claremont, longtime Marvel writer Gerry Conway, and fan favorite artists Terry and Rachel Dodson […]

Chuck BB Gives The Most Metal Interview Ever At Long Beach Comic Expo

When it comes to the most metal comic book ever, Black Metal by Rick Spears and Chuck BB wins it hands down, no questions asked. To illustrate something so metal, one must be more metal than Manowar, Black Sabbath, and Metallica combined. Thankfully, BB was on hand at the Long Beach Comic Expo this past […]

Talking To Garry Brown About The Massive And Catwoman At Long Beach Comic Expo

I’ve been a massive fan of Garry Brown’s dynamic covers for quite some time now, but he’s more than just a pretty cover artist. Just recently, his epic run on The Massive ended with Brian Wood, and he’s currently the artist on Catwoman with Genevieve Valentine. Brown was on hand at the Long Beach Comic […]

Things to Do In SoCal In February If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Who says there’s nothing free to do in Southern California? Have a look at the array of events that you have to choose from in the month of February! February 10th Understanding Comics author Scott McCloud will be at the Mark Taper Auditorium in Los Angeles, talking […]

Long Beach Comic Expo Adds GeekFest Film Fest & Costume Contest to Line Up

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent One of the con crowd favorites is the annual Long Beach Comic Expo (LBCE) held each Spring. Originally a one-day event held at the Long Beach Convention Center, last year the expo expanded successfully to two-days. I think what this con really has going for it is […]

Things To Do In Southern California In January If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Welcome to 2015! Those of you into your popular culture references will know that this year when Marty McFly traveled to a 2015 version of Southern California in Back to the Future Part II. However, it is not the only film to take place in a […]

The Five Keys To Success In Indie Comics At Long Beach Comic Expo

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent I think just about every comic book aficionado at one point or another entertains the “what if” thought of writing a story, illustrating it, and having it published by one of the big two in the business. The spark usually smolders. It can be difficult to […]

BAT Cons 2014 – Long Beach Comic Expo Adventures Plus Photogalleries

By B. Alex Thompson Convention season is in full swing now, so it’s full speed ahead!  This time we go into the Long Beach Comic Expo experience! This is show #4 for 2014. I’ve been going to the Long Beach Comic-Expo for the past four years as a visitor, but last year was the first […]

The Famous Cult Film Cars Return To Long Beach Comic Expo

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent I love cars, so I was excited to see the cars exhibit on the convention center’s promenade had returned for the Long Beach Comic Expo on Saturday, May 31. Several cars were already set up an hour prior to the expo opening, including the tour park […]

Long Beach Comic Expo Highlights – Plus Photogallery

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent The Long Beach Comic Expo expanded from a single Saturday to a two-day weekend show this year, Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1. Previously, the one-day show had been held in a single ballroom off to the side on the first floor, however this year […]

Things To Do On The West Coast In May If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Did everyone have a fantastic Free Comic Book Day? Ready to get into the con season? There are several to chose from as we get closer to summer and the crème de la crème of all cons, the San Diego International Comic Con. Arizona In its […]