By: Martin Bright

The long running comic and science fiction show is returning February 24th to the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center with a huge list of celebrity appearances, comic book talent, and more vendors than ever before. Any and all fans will find something at the show. AMC’s The Walking Dead stars, Danai Gurira and Laurie Holden (aka Michonne and Andrea) will be on site for pictures and autographs along with other celebrities, wrestlers and cosplayers. If you are looking for autographs, memorabilia  toys, comics, and more then don’t miss this show. Hit the link to check out the full list of appearances and more information.

L.A. Comic Book & Scifi Show


Here’s the latest Updates for the LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION presenting DANAI GURIRA (“Michonne”) and LAURIE HOLDEN (“Andrea”), two of the popular Stars of THE WALKING DEAD AMC Cable series appearing in person at the SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013 show.   There’s also a large signup of Dealers including New Dealers and there’s a wide variety of collectibles such as Comic Books, Toys, Anime, etc. Check the signs posted on the day of the Convention for any additional updates.
EVIL DEAD Full Size Movie Poster and Mini Size Poster will be given away free starting with Early Admission at 9:10 A.M.  THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES Full Size Movie Poster will be given away after the EVIL DEAD Full Size Poster supply is gone.  THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES Mini Poster will also be given away with the EVIL DEAD Posters.  Starting at 10:00 A.M. any remaining Posters will be given to Regular Admission.  EVIL DEAD is the remake by the team behind the original EVIL DEAD with Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Robert Tapert producing.  EVIL DEAD is Directed by Fede Alvarez and Stars Jane Levy (Subugatory TV Series), Shiloh Fernandez and Jessica Lucas.  Coming to theaters in April from Sony Pictures Entertainment.
DANAI GURIRA stars as Michonne, the katana wielding Zombie Killer and one of the most popular characters in THE WALKING DEAD series.  LAURIE HOLDEN stars as Andrea, one of the original surviving cast members in THE WALKING DEAD series.  DANAI and LAURIE will be signing autographs from 12:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.  There might be a photo op with DANAI and LAURIE but check the posted signs on the day of the show to confirm whether it will take place and the cost.   There is a charge for each autograph and this includes a choice of photo.  Or you can bring your own item to be signed for the same cost (The Walking Dead Comic Books, etc.).
All THE WALKING DEAD Stars usually appear at events where they are not accessible for autographs, and the admission cost to these other events ranges from $25.00 to $75.00.  And if there is a signing the odds are slim that everyone who wants an autograph will receive one. But admission to the LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION is only $10.00.  THE WALKING DEAD is currently the Highest Rated Cable series and the #1 Best Selling Comic Book series.
Other Special Guests Appearing:
JUST ADDED:  ROB VAN DAM, Wrestler with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and reigning X Division Champion.  ROB has held 21 total championships between WWE, ECW and TNA and several regional titles.  ROB is a three time World Champion with WWE Championship, ECW World Heavyweight Championship and TNA World Heavyweight titles.  ROB will be signing RVD’s Twisted Perception “Soldiers of Karma” Graphic Novel from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. at the very front of the room.
WHILCE PORTACIO (Artist) and GLEN BRUNSWICK (Writer), the creative team of the Image Comic Book NON HUMANS, a four issue mini-series with a storyline of “Blade Runner meets Toy Story.”  WHILCE is known for his work on such Comic Books as Marvel Comics Uncanny X-Men and Image Comics Wetworks.  GLEN is known for such titles as Gray Area and Jersey Gods.  WHILCE and GLEN will be signing autographs at no charge from 11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.  WHILCE and GLEN will be located in the front of the room.
RAY PARK, currently starring as Snake Eyes in the soon to be released G.I. JOE: RETALIATION will be signing autographs. RAY is also known for his role as Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace and as The Toad in X-Men.  RAY will be located at the very back of the room and signing autographs from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
RADAMES PERA, who starred as young Kwai Chang Caine “Grasshopper” in the 1972-75 KUNG FU Television Series. RADAMESstarred as the younger version of Caine played as an adult by David Carradine.  RADAMES is the only surviving cast member from KUNG FU and he is making his First Autograph Signing Appearance at the Convention.  RADAMES also starred in a classic Rod Serling’s Night Gallery episode Silent Snow/Secret Snow, Little House on the Prairie, Shazam!, and Six Million Dollar Man.  RADAMESwill be located at the very back of the room and will sign autographs from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. RADAMES will also have some memorabilia from the KUNG FU TV series for sale.
TIM DUNIGAN starred as CAPTAIN JONATHAN POWER in the 1987-1988 Television Series CAPTAIN POWER AND THE SOLDIERS OF THE FUTURE.  TIM’S other credits include starring as Davy Crockett in Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color and Wizards and Warriors.  TIM will be located at the very back of the room and will sign autographs from 11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.
EDWARD FURLONG starred as John Connor in JAMES CAMERON’S TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY, and his other credits include The Crow: Wicked Prayer, Pet Sematary Two, Detroit Rock City, and several episodes of the television series CSI:NY. EDWARD is located at the very back of the room and will sign autographs from 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION will take place SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013 at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, 700 West 32nd Street, in Los Angeles, across the street from USC College.  Show Hours are 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.  Regular Admission is only $10.00, five years and under are free starting at 10:00 A.M.  If you’d like to get in really early starting at 9:10 A.M. there’s Early Admission for $12.00.  Whether you purchase a Regular Admission or Early Admission you will have all day access to the show.  You can go out to lunch and come back to shop.  The Dealers Room features over one hundred tables full of Old and New Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, Trading Cards, DVDs, Movie Memorabilia and many other collectibles!  All celebrity guests charge for each autograph but it includes a choice of photo.  Check or for more information!
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