The (second) Big One! THE ROCK! Exclusive Pops, iZombie, Steven Universe, Henry Danger and more!

IN THE HOUSE! DWAYNE ‘THE ROCK’ JOHNSON IS COMING TO L.A. COMIC CON!

Megastar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson ROCKS Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con on Saturday, October 28th!

Join The Rock for an exclusive must-see panel on the Main Stage as he discusses all things The Rock related, including his upcoming film JUMANJI. Presented by ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY.

HOT TOPIC FUNKO EXCLUSIVES!

Hot Topic returns as a Sponsor of L.A. Comic Con, and as always, they are bringing the goods! For your collectible sensibilities, feast your eyes on these:

  • Kevin Smith Fat Man Exclusive 
  • Glow-in-the-Dark Ahsoka Tahno (p.s. Ashley Eckstein will be signing in the Hot Topic Booth Saturday, October 28th!)
  • Rick and Morty Exclusive FLOCKED Snowball
  • Marvel’s Moon Knight Glow-in-the-Dark CHASE Pop!, only available at the Hot Topic Booth!
iZombie!

Join the stars of CW’siZombie Rose McIver, David Anders and Malcolm Goodwin for a panel, signing sessions and photo opportunities! Just don’t get bit…

We Are The Crystal Gems!
Steven Universe himself Zack Callison and Crystal Gems Deedee Magno and Michaela Dietz join L.A. Comic Con Saturday and Sunday to meet, and sign autographs for, fans as well as partake in an especially spectacular panel on Sunday, October 29th.
Henry Danger Saves L.A. Comic Con!
The hit Nickelodeon show returns to the L.A. Comic Con floor! Join cast members Cooper Barnes, Jace Norman, Riele Downs, Sean Ryan Fox and Ella Anderson for a special panel and signing, Sunday, October 29th!
Hasbro Studios: Stretch Armstrong & The Flex Fighters!

Hasbro Studios is giving L.A. Comic Con fans a SNEAK PEAK of their newest animated series for Netflix!

Felicia Day (The Guild, Supernatural), Scott Menville (Teen Titans Go!, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Ogie Banks (Ultimate Spider-Man) and the creators of this highly anticipated action-comedy series for a fun-filled panel on our Main Stage Saturday, October 28th,, followed by a limited signing!

Want more celebrities? Check out our current list of guests HERE!
The Owls Have 3-Day Badges.

Join Twin Peaks favorites Deputy Andy and Lucy Brennan – aka Harry Goaz and Kimmy Robertson – for signings and photos all weekend long!
L.A. Comic Con is OUTTA THIS WORLD!

Star of both the 1953 original and the 2005 remake of War of the Worlds, legendary Hollywood actress Ann Robinson, will be joining us for autographs and photos with fans all weekend long.

Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con: The (first) Big One! Paul Reubens, Drew Carey, Sabrina Reunion, Scott Bakula, Katee Sackhoff, and MORE!

Paul Reubens – a.k.a. Pee-wee Herman –  is coming to Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con 2017!

Paul will be signing autographs and taking photo opportunities Saturday and Sunday!

You can purchase your autograph opportunity directly at his booth, and you can secure your photograph with him HERE through Wolf Studio Photography!

Drew Carey, Come on Down! You’re the next Comedy Legend at L.A. Comic Con!

Don’t miss comedian, actor and host of The Price is Right Drew Careyas we honor Mr. Carey as our 2017 L.A. Comic Con Comedy Legend!

Join us as we talk with Mr. Carey about his monumental 25-year career, during which he’s conquered sit-coms, game shows, stand up and improv; the impact he has had on the comedy and television world; and what’s next for this versatile and beloved performer.

Mr. Carey joins Louie Anderson and Howie Mandel as a member of the next generation of legendary performers who are shaping the comedy landscape, while also still at the top of their game.

Sabrina Explains It All!

America’s sweetheart Melissa Joan Hart will be bringing the cast of her long time hit TV show Sabrina, The Teenage Witch to L.A. Comic Con for a must-see cast reunion and signing (pre-order autographs here!) on Saturday, October 28th!

Melissa is bringing Beth Broderick (Aunt Zelda), Nate Richert (Harvey Kinkle), Nick Bakay (voice of Salem the Cat), Alimi Ballard (Quizmaster), and of course her roommates Morgan and Roxie – Clueless‘ Elisa Donovan and Punky Brewster herself Soleil Moon Frye.

Soleil will also be bringing her toy company, Seedling/MoonFrye, which will be vending all weekend long!

Quantum Tribute!

Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con teams with Official Media Partner ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY to present A Quantum Leap Tribute featuring series star Scott Bakula and Creator-Producer Donald Bellisario.

The special tribute on Saturday, October 28th will offer fans a rare glimpse into the creation and production of Quantum Leap, the multiple Emmy Award and Golden Globe winning series which ran on NBC-TV for five seasons from 1989-1995.

Katee Sackhoff DOES Kick Ass, And We’re Not Afraid To Say It!
On Saturday October 28th, Katee Sackhoff –acclaimed for her starring role as Lieutenant Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on SyFy’s Battlestar Galactica, and current The Flash baddie Blacksmith – leads a panel, curated and presented by ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, about take-no-prisoner actresses who have rightfully earned the title Women Who Kick Ass: Sci-Fi Edition
A Legend of Tomorrow, at L.A. Comic Con Today!

We are proud to welcome first time guest Maisie Richardson-Sellers (Star Wars Episode VII – The Force AwakensD.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow) to L.A. Comic Con.

You can pre-purchase Maisie’s autograph right here or at the autograph booth, and you can pre-purchase your photo opp here!

Cosplay, Cosplay, Cosplay

Queen of Cosplay Yaya Han makes her dramatic and inspiring return to L.A. Comic Con!

Yaya will meet with fans all weekend long in her booth, as well as serve as one of our prestigious judges for our Cosplay National Championship – where $20,000 in cash is up for grabs, and one lucky winner will not only go home with Glory, Glamour and Gold, but also a brand new BERNINA 530 sewing machine! The Bernina will be presented to the winner by Yaya herself, a Bernina Ambassador.

You can participate in the Cosplay National Championship, too, by downloading Cosmunity, the official app of L.A. Comic Con! The app will help you plan your con, connect with other attendees, spotlight cosplayers, and vote for the Fan Favorite in the Cosplay National Championship AND Prop Making National Championship! Download the Cosmunity app here!

Comic Preview: Blood Stain Vol. 3

Blood Stain Vol. 3, Postal #24, and Warframe #1 will hit comic book stores on Wednesday, October 4th!

BLOOD STAIN, VOL. 3 TP

Story / Art / Cover: Linda Sejic

Finally secure in the knowledge that her eccentric boss (the unfortunately named Dr. Vlad Stein) isn’t actually a mad scientist, scatterbrained chemist Elliot Torres seeks to prove herself as a competent lab assistant. But in the laboratory’s dark depths, she’s not exactly standing on solid ground…literally, in some instances.

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Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con: The Fairly OddParents, Kevin Eastman, Young Bucks and MORE!

The Fairly OddParents Reunion!

L.A. Comic Con turns the Main Stage over to the residents of Dimmsdale, California Sunday October 29th for the LARGST-EVER cast reunion of the long-running Nickelodeon’s hit seriesThe Fairly OddParents! Creator Butch Hartman will be signing all weekend in his booth, as well as participating in a Q&A, and Tara Strong will be signing for fans all weekend long. Daran NorrisCarlos AlazraquiSusan Blakely, and Grey Delisle will be signing on Sunday October 29th ONLY.

 

 

L.A. Comic Con Gets Ready to RUMBLE!

New Japan Pro-Wrestling greats The Young Bucks and their rivals The Addiction – Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian – join L.A. Comic Con for a SUPER KICK PARTY!

Get ready to get your autographs Sunday October 29th, as well as a not-to-miss Main Stage panel!  On Saturday AND Sunday, theBullet Club brothers featuring “Bad Boy” Tama Tonga and The Underboss, Toks Fale will be on hand for signings and photos with fans.

To round out the fightin’ festivities, L.A. Comic Con presents in this corner WWE Diva Melina and WWE Hall of Famer RikishiPlus THE GORGEOUS LADIES OF WRESTLING – the original members of the women’s wrestling show that serves as the inspiration for the summer’s hottest Netflix show G.L.O.W!! They’ll be meeting and greeting fans all weekend long, as well as join forces for an all-out, drag-down panel you’ll have to see to believe! Meet Hollywood, Lighting, Roxy, MTV, Royal Hawaiian, Matilda the Hun, Daisy, Little Egypt and Godiva – all for you at L.A. Comic Con!

 

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TITAN Merchandise Announces Doctor Who Kawaii TITANS

DOCTOR WHO 3″ BLIND-BOXED KAWAII TITANS
“Times change… and so must I!”
The Time Lords are regenerating from an all-new dimension never seen before… the Kawaii TITANS dimension!
Titan Entertainment is super-excited to debut all twelve Doctors in a our all-new Kawaii TITANS format, designed by legendary Titan Comics Doctor Who cover artist Kelly Yates!
Adored for their differences as much as their shared sense of adventure, this collection is a brand-new homage to everything that makes our favourite Rebel Time Lords so eternally popular! Bringing together all iterations of the Doctor across five decades, this all-new Kawaii TITANS collection vinyl collection is just what the Doctor(s) ordered!
Each figure is 3″ blind-boxed and some come with a character-specific accessory.
PLUS: 4 hidden chase figures for you to hunt and collect (don’t worry, completists – no-one’s missing from this set)!
PLUS PLUS: one super-rare chase figure and one ultra-rare chase figure for you to hunt and collect – IF you can find them!
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“Together, or not at all”

Comic Preview: Killbox: Chicago # 3

Creator Tom Riordan and brand new artist Marco Ferrari have taken us deep inside the rabbit hole for KILLBOX: CHICAGO, but we have even further to go — literally and figuratively, as Interpol agent Mako Mori reveals her loyalty and heads into the Chicago sewer to expose the Killbox program!

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Pre-Order Star Trek: Discovery – The Official Collector’s Edition

The Official Star Trek: Discovery Collector’s Edition is an in-depth look at the new series, including detailed character profiles and interviews with key cast members, exclusive photographs, and
behind-the-scenes facts on the making of Star Trek’s new voyages.

Also featuring guides to the Klingon Empire and the
United Federation of Planets, an exclusive look at Star Trek: Discovery’s props, costumes, weapons, and concept art,
plus a complete Star Trek timeline.
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Comic Preview: Son of Shaolin

Story: Jay Longino
Art / Cover: Caanan White
Colorist: Diego Rodriguez
Letterer: Simon Bowland

A kung-fu epic set in the back alleys and subway tunnels of Harlem, New York. Kyrie, an aspiring street artist who is struggling to make ends meet, learns that he is the last living descendant of a secret sect of ancient Shaolin elders. Confused and unsure of where to turn, he finds a father figure in the mysterious Master Fong. Fong trains Kyrie in martial arts in anticipation of an attack from Red Fist, a relentless killer who has already murdered the rest of Kyrie’s bloodline. Introduction by AISHA TYLER. Film rights recently sold to Sony / Columbia Pictures with DWAYNE “THE ROCK” JOHNSON attached to produce.

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A Close Look at the Hascon Exclusive Uncanny X-Force Deadpool!

 

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The Eddie takes a close look at the new Marvel Legends Hascon Exclusive Uncanny X-Force Deadpool. How does this Deadpool fare to its predecessor? Aside from color, what are the differences? The answers to all these questions [Read more…]

Comic Preview: Genius: Cartel # 2 (of 5)

Story: Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman
Art / Cover: Rosi Kampe
Colorist: Brad Simpson
Letterer: Troy Peteri

After chafing at the rigid rules of the Madrasa Institute, a government school for wayward prodigies, and losing her only friend, Destiny agrees to spearhead a mission south of the border. Her target: the Mexican drug cartels. But, given that the greatest military mind of her generation is no one’s pawn, what is she REALLY after? And who’ll risk death by getting in her way? From writers MARC BERNARDIN and ADAM FREEMAN (Castle Rock, Alphas, X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler, The Authority, The Highwaymen) and rising-star artist ROSI KAMPE comes a sequel that promises to set Destiny’s world—and ours—ablaze.

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Think Tank, Vol. 5: Animal TP

Story: Matt Hawkins
Art / Cover: Rahsan Ekedal
Color Flats: Shannon Lilly
Letterer: Troy Peteri

Several key NATO figures are assassinated…by animals? Someone has perverted Dr. David Loren’s surface thought-reader and turned it into a device that sends animals on kill missions. Still recovering from his recent suicide attempt, Loren is forced back into the military game to help uncover who is behind this. His fragile relationship with Mirra Sway is tested even further when his father shows up…with a sister he didn’t know he had. Collects THINK TANK: ANIMAL #1-4

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Comic Preview: Postal # 22

Story: Bryan Hill
Art / Cover: Isaac Goodhart
Colorist: K. Michael Russell
Letterer: Troy Peteri

Mark gathers a coalition of the willing citizens of Eden to stand their ground against the oncoming onslaught of the FBI.

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Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con

Trek it Out!

From TNG to OG, Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con is honored to present the legendary stars who have boldly gone where no man or woman has gone before! Direct from the Starship Enterprise we welcome first-time L.A. Comic Con guest Dr. Beverly Crusher herself, the glamorous Gates McFadden! Joining the good doctor is original Star Trek Navigator, Weapons Officer, and Science Officer Pavel Chekov, the legendary Walter Koenig!

But wait – there’s more Star Trek Magic In Store! Sunday afternoon…Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con comes to a grand finale close with a special sneak peek screening of the popular fan-created web series Star Trek Continues final series finale episode! On hand for the event are series executive producer, superstar anime actor Vic Mignogna (Fullmetal Alchemist, Dragon Ball Z) and his mega anime actor friends Todd Haberkorn (Fullmetal Alchemist, Fairy Tail), Grant Imahara(Mythbusters), Chuck Huber (Dragon Ball Z, American Crime), plus many regular cast members and the series producers!

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Magdalena: Reformation TP

Story: Tini Howard & Ryan Cady
Art / Cover: Christian Dibari
Colorist: Mike Spicer
Letterer: Troy Peteri

For centuries, the Magdalena has stood as the last bastion of Christ’s bloodline, wielding the Spear of Destiny against the forces of evil. When Patience, the current Magdalena, is sidelined in a near-fatal battle with a demon, it falls to her to find her own replacement. Enter Maya Dos Santos—a metalhead community-college slacker—with holy blood in her veins. Collects MAGDALENA #1-4!

Game of Thrones TITANS

WINTER IS HERE!
And soon, so will be
Game of Thrones TITANS!

Titan Entertainment is proud to announce their debut range of 3” blind-boxed
Game of Thrones® TITANS vinyl collectibles!
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Comic Preview: Genius: Cartel #1 (Of 5)

Story: Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman
Art / Cover: Rosi Kampe
Colorist: Brad Simpson
Letterer: Troy Peteri
Cover B: Jonathan Hickman

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Comic Preview: Broken Moon: Legends of the Deep #6

They’ve faced cannibalistic bikers, gill men, Tok-tok, depth dwellers, vampires, krakens, and Cthulhu himself. Now, the heroes of BROKEN MOON: LEGENDS OF THE DEEP must be witness to a battle deciding the fate of the world. Dagon has been awakened to fight Cthulhu, and it’s not guaranteed that anyone will survive the encounter — in fact, readers not yet caught up on the series who are keen on avoiding SPOILERSmight want to skip the following pages!
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Comic Preview: Think Tank: Animal # 4

THINK TANK: ANIMAL #4

Story: Matt Hawkins
Art / Cover: Rahsan Ekedal
Color Flats: Shannon Lilly
Letterer: Troy Peteri
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RollaLife Double Length Special!

Today, we have not one but two new episodes of the RollaLife podcast!

Ever wonder how it would feel like to sit around a fire pit with The Rollalife Podcast crew? Well.. get your marshmallows, wieners, and Susan Boyle manga! Let’s burn things for fun.

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Enjoy this extra long episode as we all take the journey to our chosen festivities. In this episode, we talk about how it is like being an American Corolla enthusiast visiting Japan.

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Eclipse, Vol. 2 TP

ECLIPSE, VOL. 2 TP

Story: Zack Kaplan
Art / Cover: Giovanni Timpano
Colorist: Flavio Dispenza
Letterer: Troy Peteri

In a world where sunlight burns people alive, Cielo Brandt, heiress of the city’s most powerful company, and her savior David Baxter, have both survived a killer who didn’t burn in the sunlight. Now, both want answers about his origins; Cielo investigates the city’s underground and her father’s company, while Bax braves the post-apocalyptic wasteland and the discovery of another who is immune to the sun’s rays. Collects ECLIPSE #5-8.

The Black Eyed Peas and “Masters of the Sun” come to L.A. Comic Con!

Join us at Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con as we celebrate Masters of the Sun, the innovative new Marvel graphic novel by the Black Eyed Peas! As part of the celebration, you’ll get a chance to get your copy signed in person at L.A. Comic Con by the Black Eyed Peas themselves!

Want a more exclusive experience? You can also get into the VIP section of the Saturday night Halloween Cosplay Ball by pre-purchasing your copy of Masters of the Sun through our ticketing portal. This special package is limited in number, and will include an autographed copy of the graphic novel and an exclusive VIP Cosplay Ball badge. Get yours while they last!

Comic Preview: Samaritan: Veritas # 3

SAMARITAN: VERITAS #3

Story: Matt Hawkins
Art / Cover A: Atilio Rojo
Cover B: Stjepan Sejic
Letterer: Troy Peteri

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The Legendary Revival of Pokemon Go

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It has been a little over a year since Pokemon Go has come out and we here at Retrenders have played through all of its highs and low points.  When the game first hit our phones, tons of players from all over the world were playing together to catch Pokemon int he real world. Months went by and with a lack of updates, the number of players dropped drastically.  Right about the time of the one year anniversary, Niantic finally gave us a new big update introducing us to the Pokemon of the Johto region.  With new Pokemon, came the return of some players.  But the game was still missing one thing…  Legendary Pokemon!
During this years Pokemon Festival in Chicago which happened a little over a week ago, Niantic introduced the world to its first set of Legendary Pokemon, Articuno and Lugia! They also gave us a time frame for when the rest of the Legendaries would see the world. Articuno has been out since the 22nd and saw its last day yesterday on the 31st of July. But when one door closes, another opens. With Articuno gone, Moltres will take his place from [Read more…]

The American Horror Story Collection TITANS

The American Horror Story TITANS Collection

“All monsters are human”

A haunted hotel built by a serial killer, a coven of witches with unthinkable powers, a mental asylum run by lunatics and a carnival freak show like no other.. these dark, disturbing settings are the backdrop for our latest 3″ blind-boxed TITANS collection!
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Gundam Thunderbolt Premiere & Concert at Anime NYC

ANIME NYC TO HOST PREMIERE & CONCERT FOR 2ND GUNDAM THUNDERBOLT MOVIE

Concert Will Feature Gundam Thunderbolt Composer Naruyoshi Kikuchi
NEW YORK, NY (July 18, 2017) – LeftField Media and SUNRISE Inc. today announced the inaugural Anime NYC festival will play host to the US premiere of Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower, the second film in the Gundam Thunderbolt series, and that this premiere will be accompanied by a live concert featuring the music of Gundam Thunderbolt led by composer Naruyoshi Kikuchi.

Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll is a new Japanese pop culture convention launching November 17-19, 2017 in New York’s Javits Center, and it will bring fans together with creators and companies from across America and Japan. SUNRISE’s Gundam Thunderbolt premiere and concert will take place within Anime NYC on Sunday, November 19th.

Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower is a sci-fi story grounded in the warfare of today and uniquely brought to life by the music of Naruyoshi Kikuchi. One of Japan’s greatest jazz composers and musicians, Mr. Kikuchi is acclaimed at home in Japan and around the world, and no stranger to anime, he’s also the composer of the Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine soundtrack and his saxophone can be heard in the music of Cowboy Bebop.

Mr. Kikuchi will appear at Anime NYC as an Official Guest, leading and performing in the Gundam Thunderbolt series concert, as well as speaking on panels and signing autographs.

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