So LA finally gets a Comic Con spin off and Stan Lee will be there to kick things off. The first Con is this memorial day weekend at the Pasadena Convention Center. So all the geeks from Cal Tech can just walk over. Everyone wins!
Here’s the press release in full:
FAME LA , Vanguard Productions, and Animation Ink, in cooperation with Desert Wind Comics, announce the Los Angeles Rock’n Comic-Con 2010 at the Pasadena Convention Center featuring Guest of Honor, legendary Marvel Comics Creator Stan “The Man” Lee. Stan will launch the major new convention with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and will be honored during the Comic-Con which runs Memorial Day Weekend, Fri., Sat., Sun. – May 28, 29, 30. Stan joins an ever-growing list of stars from the worlds of film, comics, music and animation that will be attending the event.
Stan Lee is the creator and/or co-creator of many of the greatest comic book characters of all-time including Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Avengers, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men and many more. Stan is the most influential writer and editor in the history of comics, and appears frequently in films and on TV.
Stan Lee will be launching the first annual LA Rock’n Comic Con with a historic ribbon-cutting ceremony. This landmark moment is not to be missed! Be a part of the excitement and buzz of this premiere event which will be covered by media and live radio broadcasts.
Stan Lee, and legendary Marvel Comics innovator, Jim Steranko will be featured speakers in a Marvel Comics & Captain America 70th Anniversary tribute panel moderated by noted comics history author J. David Spurlock. Hall of Fame artist-writer, Steranko followed his revolutionary Captain America, Nick Fury, and X-Men work at Marvel by working on famous films with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola.
The convention has been notified that Stan will be drastically limiting his signing appearances in 2010, making this a rare, not-to-be-missed opportunity, for True Believers to attend a world class line-up panel discussion and tribute, meet and photo opportunity, and have their collectables autographed by Stan “The Man” Lee.
General Admission, VIP Press & Celebrity Reception Package and The After Hours Party tickets will be offered exclusively through Rock’n Comic Con website, NOW ON SALE!
There will be door prizes, raffles and items specially signed by Marvel, Comic Book & Animation Industry artists, Illustrators, musicians and others during the event.
Visit www.PasadenaComicCon.com or www.rockncomiccon.com for complete details and to purchase your tickets for this once in a lifetime opportunity. Tickets are sure to go fast!