Press Release by the Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention
Los Angeles, CA - The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION celebrates its milestone 35th Anniversary during 2012. Started as a monthly show in 1977, the LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION has held over 350 shows with Special Guests from Comic Books, Film, Television, Animation, as well as spotlighting a large Dealers Room full of Comic Books and Collectibles. Starting in 2005 the Convention has been staged 4-8 times a year.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION has spotlighted Special Guests such as Bob Kane (Batman creator), Joe Shuster (Superman co-creator), Jack Kirby (Fantastic Four, Hulk, X-Men co-creator), Jerry Robinson (Batman Golden Age Artist), Stan Lee (Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Hulk co-creator), Don Heck (illustrated first Iron Man appearance), Jim Steranko, John Romita Jr., Todd McFarlane (Creator of Spawn), Al Feldstein (Mad Magazine), Doug Wildey (co-creator of Jonny Quest), William Hanna, Ralph Bakshi, John Kricfalusi, Ray Harryhausen, Seth MacFarlane, staged early preview looks at movies such as Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, The Terminator (James Cameron appearance), Spider-Man (Sam Raimi appearance), The Matrix (with Keanu Reeves and Cast/Directors), Terminator 3 (with Arnold Schwarzenegger and cast), Hellboy 2 (with Guillermo Del Toro and cast), Underworld: Evolution (with Kate Beckinsale), appearances by Directors such as Tim Burton, Joss Whedon, Roger Corman, John Woo, Zack Snyder, Robert Rodriguez, Kevin Smith, and Stars such as Christian Bale, David Boreanaz, Jackie Chan, Kristen Stewart, Jessica Biel, Jet Li, Katherine Heigl, Gary Oldman, Rutger Hauer, Vin Diesel, Jessica Alba, and so many many more.
Besides the early preview look at upcoming movies (shown with 16mm film and slides back in the early years of the show), the LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION also featured Cast Reunions and Special Anniversary Presentations on Classic Television series such as The Addams Family, Batman, Dark Shadows, The Green Hornet, Lost in Space, The Munsters, Adventures of Superman, Star Trek, The Outer Limits, and many more.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION is the real deal with an incredible track record serving the Comic Book Collecting community for 35 years. And all the shows featuring Special Guests like the above share an incredible feat in common, the admission price for each was only $8.00 or less! No matter how popular the Program or Special Guests are, the Convention maintains a low admission rate for both the Public and the Dealers.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION presents the following Special Guests on March 4, 2012: TOM FELTON, Draco Malfoy in all eight Harry Potter Movies, ERIC WALKER, Mace Towani in Star Wars Ewok Adventures: Caravan of Courage, GABRIEL HARDMAN, Artist for Marvel Comics Secret Avengers and Boom! Studios Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes, CORINNA SARA BECHKO, Writer of Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes, Exile on the Planet of the Apes, and Graphic Novel Heathentown, MIKE KAZELAH, Artist of The Simpsons related Comic Book Ralph Wiggum, and VERNON WELLS, known for his roles in Road Warrior, Commando, and Power Rangers Time Force.
REGULAR ADMISSION is only $8.00, five years and under are free. Show Hours: 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. The Convention is located at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, in Los Angeles, CA (across from USC College). The Dealers Room features over one hundred tables of Comic Books, Toys, Trading Cards, DVDs, and many other Collectibles. Show Hours are 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. EARLY ADMISSION is only $12.00. Check www.comicbookscifi.com  for more information.