Follow Us!

Los Angeles Comic Con Adds More Iconic Stars, Programming, and Panels to Make its Ninth Year the Best One Yet

Los Angeles Comic Con Adds More Iconic Stars, Programming, and Panels to Make its Ninth Year the Best One Yet

Los Angeles Comic Con (L.A. Comic Con) celebrates its ninth and best-yet year in the entertainment capital of the world at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In 2018, over 106,000 fans joined L.A. Comic Con for celebrity panels, autograph signings, activations, comics, cosplay, and pop culture fanfare. The event plays host to 800+ artists and vendors, selling comics, collectibles, art, toys, apparel, and everything in-between. This year, 130,000 guests including

10,000 kids over three days are expected to attend. Attendees will have the chance to get up close and personal with some of the biggest and best names in the entertainment industry with a handpicked selection of panels, events, costume contests, and meet and greet opportunities. L.A. Comic Con will be emceed by Clarke Wolfe, Actress (“SATANIC PANIC,” “MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN”), Host, and Writer (DC Universe, Nerdist, Collider, SyFy, and More). Special guests include Ron Perlman, Drake Bell, Gerard Way, and Actor Elijah Wood, who is also the Founder of Company X/SpectreVision whose partner agency Company X Marketing is the AOR for LA Comic Con.

“Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world — a city that is proud to be home to dreamers and doers who inspire us through their art and innovations — and L.A. Comic Con embodies the very best of this creative spirit” — Mayor Eric Garcetti.

WHEN: The Los Angeles Comic Con will take place October 11-13, 2019.

WHERE:
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Schedule Highlights:

Show Hours
Friday, October 11: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 12: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 13: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exclusives and Special Exhibitions

Hot Topic Funko Pop Exclusives
Hot Topic will unveil their exclusive Funko Pops! at L.A. Comic Con 2019! Exclusives include Eleven from “Stranger Things,” supervillain Mysterio, Homer Muumuu from “The Simpsons,” or Prison Mike from “The Office.” Stop by the Hot Topic booth to check them out!

LG OLED TV Tour
This year, the OLED TV tour will appear at L.A. Comic Con. It offers a unique opportunity to experience OLED TV. Find out about the amazing OLED TV and its technology. Anyone who visits the OLED TV Trailer, take pictures of themselves with Transparent OLED, and shares those on their social media accounts with the designated hashtag (#OLEDLAComicCon) will enter a lucky draw pool.

Take a photo of yourself in your cosplay inside or in front of the LG OLED Truck and post it to Instagram using hashtag #OLEDLAComicCon
ONE winner over the weekend will be chosen to win a PS4 based on most creative costume and post from inside/in front of the LG OLED Truck and will be announced Sunday after 5:00 p.m. on L.A. Comic Con’s Instagram

UCC Exclusives
UCC will reveal their exclusive Deku “My Hero Academia” FiGPiN, Funko Pop! “My Hero Academia” Todoroki Glow In The Dark, Funko Pop! Marvel Spider-Carnage, Funko Pop Dragon Ball Super SSGSS Goku Kamehameha, Funko Pop! Dragon Ball Z Metallic Vegeta, and more! See them all at the UCC Distributing booth.

Debut of Brigade #1
Creator Rob Liefield will debut BRIGADE #1, with an exclusive L.A. Comic Con cover available only at the show!

Friday Highlights

KROQ Live Broadcast – Stryker & Klein
Join Stryker and Klein live from the L.A. Comic Con show floor during a live broadcast where they will discuss what’s in store for attendees of the Con and interview talent, including Gabriel Iglesias and Jacob Vargas of “Mr. Iglesias” and Actor/ Musician, Drake Bell. Airing from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Library Bards Performance
Bonnie Gordon and Xander Jeanneret of the Library Bards take to the stage for some nerd-centric pop parody stylings! Join in the fun from 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on the Main Stage!

King Vader – “My Hood Academia” Recreation
Instagram and YouTube sensation King Vader joins the Main Stage of LA Comic Con from 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. with the crew from Wolf Graphic as they give a live recreation of his epic series My Hood Academia streamed to his millions of fans! Vader will invite the audience to join in the recreation and, for the first time, participate in a live Q&A exclusive to guests at L.A. Comic Con!

Crypt TV
Calling all lovers of scary stories! The makers of your favorite monsters are bringing a new series to a streaming service near you! Check out a sneak peek of their upcoming scares on the Main Stage from 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Half Truth with Ken Jennings and Richard Garfield
From the minds of Jeopardy legend Ken Jennings and Magic the Gathering creator Richard Garfield comes a new trivia game called Half Truth! Think you can challenge the champs? Now’s your chance! Catch Half Truth on the Main Stage from 4:30 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.

Netflix “Mr. Iglesias” Panel – Presented by the Latin Programming Non-Profit, El Cine
Class is in session! Join Gabriel Iglesias, star and executive producer of “Mr. Iglesias,” a comedy series from Netflix, now in its third season. Jacob Vargas, who plays Tony Ochoa, a fellow history teacher at Woodrow Wilson High, and Sherri Shepherd, who plays Principal Paula Madison, will participate in a panel discussion. Iglesias stars as a good-natured public high school teacher who works at his alma mater teaching gifted misfit kids. The panel will be on the Main Stage from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday Highlights

“Infinity Train” and Cartoon Network – Live Episode Scoring
Presented during Saturday Morning Cartoons on the main stage, an episode of “Infinity Train” will be accompanied by a special live score led by Composer, Morgan Z, of “Chrome Canyons” and joined by “Infinity Train” Series Creator, Owen Dennis. The episode and scoring will be held on the Main Stage during Saturday Morning Cartoons at 10:30 a.m.

Creatures in Features with Voice Actors Lex Lang, Sandy Fox – Audience Participation Panel
Lex Lang has voiced animals, creatures, zombies, undead, aliens, vampires and werewolves in over 50 blockbuster films, including “Star Wars” (Rogue One, Solo, The Last Jedi), “The Fantastic Four,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Deadpool” (1 & 2), “Spiderman into the Spiderverse,” and many more. Join Lex, Moderator and fellow Voice Actor Sandy Fox, and special guests (based on availability) in this inside-the-studio look into voicing creatures in feature films and television. Audience members will get an opportunity to go on the mic and voice iconic creatures in a Hollywood blockbuster film. This fan-favorite will be in Room 409AB from 10:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Behind the Screams: Music for Horror & Thrillers
Join critically acclaimed and award-winning composers John Murphy (28 Days Later), Emily Rice (The I-Land), Taylor Newton Stewart (The Haunting of Hill House), and Timothy Williams (Brightburn) as they discuss their process for scoring the spine-chilling music from some of the most popular horror films and thrillers of all time. Moderated by Kaya Savas of FilmMusicMedia and located in Room 403A 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Spotlight On: Kel Mitchell
Awww, here goes! We sit down with actor Kel Mitchell, best known for his TV roles on “Kenan & Kel,” “All That,” and “Game Shakers,” and movies “Good Burger” and “Mystery Men!” Meet Kel in Room 408AB from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Space Station Earth
Award-winning British & French composer Ilan Eshkeri (Stardust, Still Alice), along with European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Andreas Mogensen, will discuss their latest project, the stunning new show called “Space Station Earth.” The music-led, multi-media experience features Eshkeri’s music alongside images shot by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Moderated by Chandler Poling of White Bear PR. Located in Room 403A from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

“Kim Possible” Reunion
What’s the sitch? It’s a Kim Possible reunion! Don’t miss your chance to see Christy Carlson Romano (voice of Kim Possible) and Will Friedle (voice of Ron Stoppable) on a panel to reminisce about their former spy days. This will be located on the Main Stage from 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Press Start: Scoring for Video Games
What started as simple electronic noises in video games has now grown into lush orchestral and experimental musical productions. This panel will feature composers Austin Wintory (Journey, The Banner Saga), Nainita Desai (Telling Lies), Sarah Schachner (Anthem, Assassin’s Creed Origins) and Jon Everist (BattleTech). Listen as the composers discuss their creative process, how they broke into the industry, and what goes into creating the music for some of your favorite video games. Located in Room 403A from 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Tribute: Rob Liefeld Remembers Stan Lee
Join Comic Legend and Deadpool Creator, Rob Liefeld, as he celebrates our generalissimo, the incredible Stan Lee. This tribute will feature a personal and candid look back on Rob and Stan’s relationship with stories, images, and fond memories from their 30+ year-long friendship. Located on the Main Stage from 1:00 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.

A Musical History of Batman
The Dynamic Music Partners – Lolita Ritmanis (Batman: The Killing Joke), Kristopher Carter (Batman Beyond), and Michael McCuistion (Batman: Harley Quinn) who all three got their start as composers on Batman: The Animated Series, will present a Musical History of Batman starting from the Adam West TV Batman to the current sounds associated with the Dark Knight. So many different styles have followed the masked man. What were the influences of the time and how has the character matured musically over the decades? These questions and more will be addressed followed by an audience Q&A. Located in Room 403A from 1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Through a Genre Lens – Horror Cinema in the New Era & The Films of SpectreVision
Horror cinema is experiencing a renaissance, attracting filmmakers with unique visions that have elevated the genre from grindhouse to arthouse. Since coming onto the scene in 2013, boutique production company SpectreVision has been at the forefront of this movement with titles like “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” and “Mandy.” Partners Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, and Lisa Whalen will be on hand to talk about the state of horror cinema and to offer sneak peeks from their upcoming films “Daniel Isn’t Real” and “Color Out of Space” on the Main Stage from 2:00 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.

“Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” Panel
Snoochie Boochie! Join Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes at 2:30 p.m. for a very special “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” panel on the Main Stage from 2:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m., followed by a “Jay and Silent Bob” cosplay photoshoot at the Quick Stop Wall with the two stars from the classic film!

Panel: Voices of Overwatch
I need help pushing the payload! Join us as we sit down with Josh Petersdorf (Roadhog), Jen Cohn (Pharah) and Anjali Bhimani (Symmetra) as they talk about the gaming phenomenon! The panel will be held in Room 408AB at 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and moderated by Comedian and Host, Lacretia Lyon.

Behind the Scenes of Celebrating Movie Musicals Live
Director/Producer Richard Kraft pulls back the curtain on the process of mounting live-to-film experiences at The Hollywood Bowl like Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, La La Land and beyond. He is joined by a panel of show creators including famed illustrator Shag, 2-time Oscar-winning composer Justin Hurwitz (La La Land), Executive Event Producer John Kinsner (Rocketman: Live in Concert), Associate Event Producer Melissa Axel, and Media Director for Mousetrappe Ryan Kravetz. Located in Room 403A from 2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

WOW Wrestling Match
Jeanie Buss’ powerful roster of Superheroes from AXS TV’s groundbreaking hit series WOW – Women Of Wrestling soar into the 9TH Annual Los Angeles Comic Con. The Beast will compete against The Lioness in the ring at Booth #103 on the Convention Floor at 3:00 p.m.

Storytelling in Video Games
An inside look at Swedish developer Machinegames’ critically acclaimed Wolfenstein video game series – set in an alternate universe where the Nazis won the war. Meet the casts of “The New Order,” “The New Colossus,” and the recent “Youngblood,” and find out what makes the stories and acting in these award-winning narrative games so compelling. Featuring cast members Brian Bloom, Alicja Bachleda, Debra Wilson, Nina Franoszek, Shelby Young, and Valerie Rose Lohman. The panel will be moderated by director Tom Keegan, who will also give insights into the casting process of video games. Located in Room 403A 3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

Screening of “The Room” and Q&A With Tommy Wiseau
Oh hi, attendees! Come see a screening of the cult classic movie, The Room, followed by a Q&A with Tommy Wiseau himself! The screening and Q&A will be held in Room 411 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.

“Zombieland: Double Tap” Segment
There will be a very special Zombieland: Double Tap surprise that you won’t want to miss brought to you by director Ruben Fleischer at 4:30 pm on the Main Stage.

Official L.A. Comic Con After Party – READY PARTY ONE
READY PARTY ONE is coming to Los Angeles to rock the beautiful Globe Theater for an incredible Saturday night party following the Con, just one mile from the convention center! The after party will feature celebrity guests, some of your favorite personalities and influencers, and more! A lineup of incredible DJs and live acts featuring the official “Back To The Future” band The Flux Capacitors will be giving you an unforgettable night of entertainment! The Flux Capacitors are returning for the first time since 2016 and you don’t want to miss their epic show! Party starts at 8:00 p.m. and ends at 2:00 a.m. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $75 for VIP admission and can be purchased at http://bit.ly/2kVO46T.

Sunday Highlights

It’s Morphin Time! Meet the Power Rangers
Celebrate more than 25 years of Power Rangers with some of your favorite Power Rangers actors, including Jack Guzman (“Power Rangers Wild Force”), Davi Santos (“Power Rangers Dino Charge”), Nico Greetham (“Power Rangers Ninja Steel”), Caleb Bendit (“Power Rangers Ninja Steel”), and more! Moderated by Comedian/Actor Ben Kliewer (TheConGuy.com). Don’t miss your chance to be part of the Ranger team in Room 403B from 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Spotlight On: Drake Bell
We sit down with actor/musician Drake Bell, best known for his roles on Drake and Josh, The Amanda Show, and voicing Spider-Man in The Ultimate Spider-Man! Join Drake in Room 408AB from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for a panel moderated by Comedian and Host, Lacretia Lyon.

Panel: Pokemon
Join Veronica Taylor, Eric Stuart, and Rachel Lillis, voice actors from the Pokemon anime series, as they break down the legendary TV series in Room 403B from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The panel will be moderated by Comedian Ted Evans.

“Growing up Gygax” Panel
Dungeons and Dragons, the original RPG is more popular now than it has ever been thanks to a streamlined gaming system, pop culture shout outs from Stranger Things, and the popularity of streaming shows like Critical Role. Join Luke Gygax, the son of D&D co-creator Gary Gygax and moderator David Baxter (Legion M) as they take an in-depth look at the origins of the game from someone who literally grew up as the game was born and saw the rise, fall, and rise of one of the most influential tabletop games of all time. Located in Room 404AB from 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jonah Ray and Felicia Day
Felicia Day and Jonah Ray go in-depth on Mystery Science Theater 3000, and what it’s like to take on a cult favorite such as MST3K. This panel is located on the Main Stage from 11:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

Indoor Trick-or-Treat
This year, we’re inviting all kids 12 and under to CLEAN UP at L.A.’s safest, most well-lit, indoor trick-or-treat experience! This event is for children 12 and under and will take place in the South Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center. All vendor booths will have candy and costumes are not required. The Trick-or-Treat will be held from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Panel: Mayans MC
Mayans hasta la muerte! Join Clayton Cardenas, Richard Cabral, Michael Irby, and Frankie Loyal as they go in-depth on their biker drama, Mayans M.C. Join the Mayans in Room 408AB from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Gold Meets Golden Presents: Athletic Superheroes
In a sea of fictional superheroes at L.A. Comic Con, six athletes who have competed in overall twelve Olympic and Paralympic Games from various sporting disciplines, discuss what it’s like to be deemed an “Athletic Super Hero” during their period of competition every four years. The panel will include Danell Leyva, two-time Olympian in Gymnastics, Katie Uhlaender, four-time Olympian in Skeleton and Track Cycling, Johnny Hooper, Water Polo Champion qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Lolo Jones, three-time Olympian in Track & Field and Bobsled, Mallory Weggeman, two-time Paralympian Swimmer and IPC World Champion, and Mirai Nagasu, two-time Olympic Figure Skater. You’ll hear what summons them to embody their own “powers” in the pool, track, slopes and gym, and which comic book superheroes they look up to for entertaining inspiration. Moderated by Scott Orlin and Charley Walters, producers of the Gold Meets Golden event bringing together athletes and entertainers each awards season, in Room 403B from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Spotlight On: Run DMC
Who’s House?! Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC and Darryl Makes Comics sits down with us and tells us what he has coming up next! Room 408AB from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m, with the panel moderated by TV Personality, Shynieka Taylor.

Gay Geeks and Where To Find Them
Entertainment industry professionals discuss how to turn your favorite geeky fandoms into flourishing careers, the challenges and rewards of growing up gay, and how being a member of the LGBT community influenced their work. Join voice-over actor JP Karliak (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Batman: The Killing Joke), Director of Development at Escape Artists Logan Kreite, Decca Publishing’s Fran Goncalves, Filmmaker/Blogger Terence Johnson, and CEO of Qweerty Ray Lancione for a look into their upbringing and what geeky hobbies they hold on to. Moderated by Chandler Poling of White Bear PR in Room 304ABC from 2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Saber Legion Lightsaber Finals
Who has the higher ground? Come see the final round of The SCSA Dewback Invitational at LACC, where we will find out who at L.A. Comic Con wields their lightsaber best! Come witness the action on the Main Stage from 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Special Appearances
Barry Bostwick, “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “Spin City,” and “Tales of Halloween”: Saturday and Sunday
Bela Lugosi Jr, Monsterverse Comics: Friday – Sunday
Carlos Ferro, “Gears of War,” “Assasin’s Creed,” “Star Trek: The Next Generation”: Saturday and Sunday
Dana DeLorenzo, “Ash vs Evil Dead” and “Perpetual Grace LTD,”: Saturday and Sunday
DMC, “Darryl Makes Comics”: Friday – Sunday
Eric Stuart, “Pokemon”, “Yu-Gi-Oh!”: Saturday and Sunday
Juliana Harkavy, “Arrow”: Saturday
Lou Ferrigno, “The Incredible Hulk”: Friday – Sunday
Rose McIver, “iZombie”: Saturday
Ryan Hurst, “Sons of Anarchy”: Saturday and Sunday
Sam Jones, “Flash Gordon,” “Ted”: Friday – Sunday
Veronica Taylor, the voice of Ash Ketchum in “Pokemon,” April O’Neil in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” and Sailor Pluto in “Sailor Moon”: Saturday and Sunday
WHY: Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world, and home to the most high profile entertainers, artists, studios, and the center of the film and television industry. L.A. Comic Con wants to bring the focus back to the city and create a sense of community connecting fans with their favorite A-list locals. L.A. Comic Con is a celebration for all things pop culture and is meant to be a place where fans can meet their superheroes, comic book characters, and the creators behind them.

WHO:
Clarke Wolfe, Actress, “SATANIC PANIC,” “MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN”
Rob Liefeld, Co-Creator, “Deadpool”
King Vader, Instagram and YouTube Personality, “My Hood Academia”
Richard Garfield, Creator, Magic the Gathering
Gabriel Iglesias, Star and Executive Producer, “Mr. Iglesias”
Jacob Vargas, Actor, “Mr. Iglesias”
Sherri Shepherd, Actress, “Mr. Iglesias”
Lex Lang, Voice Actor, “Star Wars” (Rogue One, Solo, The Last Jedi), “Spiderman into the Spiderverse,”
Sandy Fox, Voice Actress, “Sailor Moon,” “Betty Boop,” “Hello Kitty”
Kel Mitchell, Actor, “All That,” “Good Burger,” “Mystery Men”
Ilan Eshkeri, Composer, “Stardust,” “Still Alice”
Andreas Mogensen, Astronaut, European Space Agency (ESA)
Christy Carlson Romano, Voice Actress, “Kim Possible”
Will Friedle, Voice Actor, “Kim Possible”
Kevin Smith, Actor, Comedian, Filmmaker, “Jay and Silent Bob,” “Clerks,” “Chasing Amy”
Jason Mews, Actor, Producer, “Jay and Silent Bob”
Elijah Wood, Actor, Film Producer, and founder of Company X/SpectreVision
Ruben Fleischer, Director, “Zombieland,” “Zombieland 2: Double Tap”
Jack Guzman, Actor, “Power Rangers Wild Force”
Davi Santos, Actor, “Power Rangers Dino Charge”
Nico Greetham, Actor, “Power Rangers Ninja Steel”
Caleb Bendit, “Power Rangers Ninja Steel”
Felicia Day, Actress, Host, “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” “The Guild,” “Geek & Sundry”
Jonah Ray, Actor, Comedian, Host, “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:
On-location photo opportunities with attendees, actors, talent, and influencers. *Please see final programming and talent autograph schedules for further details on panels and meet & greets.
Interviews with talent, creators, and executives – taken by request
Media are welcome to bring memorabilia or purchase items at LACC for signed autographs from the actors

ABOUT LOS ANGELES COMIC CON:
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 106,000 fans at last year’s event, L.A. Comic Con expects the 2019 event will be their biggest ever. The two-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. The L.A. Comic Con team strives to make all your nerd fantasies come true!

MORE INFORMATION ON L.A. COMIC CON
For more info on L.A. Comic Con, please visit: https://www.comicconla.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

HASHTAGS: #ComicConLA #ComicConLA19

TOP