HipZOMJoint’s Most Anticipated Events Coming To Los Angeles Comic Con 2018

The Los Angeles Comic Con is right around the corner and we have a list of events and panels you have to check out! The LACC is coming to the Los Angeles Convention Center this October 26th through the 28th! Tickets are on sale here!

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Tenacious D Presents Post-Apocalypto!

Friday, Oct 26

7:00 PM

Main Stage

Tenacious D, comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass, will be taking to the main stage for a 45 minute Q&A moderated by Colin Hanks – AND they’ll be showing clips of the series along with a fun “character analysis” segment. Directly afterward, there will be a screening of Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto!

Mythbusters and White Rabbit’s Tory Belleci

Saturday, Oct 27

10:00 AM

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Mythbusters and White Rabbit’s Tory Belleci

Fanbase Press Presents: A 20th Anniversary Retrospective on BLADE

Saturday, Oct 27

11:00 AM

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Join the hosts of Fanbase Press’ flagship podcast, The Fanbase Weekly, for one of their trademark “Fanbase Feature” panel discussions – this time focusing on the 20-year anniversary of director Stephen Norrington’s Blade starring Wesley Snipes. Along with their special guests Hannibal Tabu (Comic Book Resources, Irrational Numbers), Gavin Hignight (Avengers Assemble, Star Wars: Resistance), and Robert J. Peterson (California Coldblood Books, CC2K), the podcast co-hosts will examine the plot, characters, and themes in this precursor to the comic book movie boom and the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Saturday, Oct 27

11:00 AM

Main Stage

Assemble! Join us for an in-depth conversation with some of the cast of the popular ABC series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel’s Runaways

Saturday, Oct 27

11:30 AM

Main Stage

Rise up and join us as the cast of the hit Hulu series Marvel’s Runaways talk about their characters, their powers, and the parents of PRIDE.

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SyFy: Deadly Class Premiere Screening

Saturday, Oct 27

11:45 AM

Screening Room 411

Be among the first to see the premiere episode of the highly anticipated new SYFY series, DEADLY CLASS, based on the hit graphic novel by Rick Remender and Wes Craig. Executive produced by the Russo Brothers (Avengers: Infinity War), DEADLY CLASS follows the story of Marcus, a teen living on the streets who is recruited into Kings Dominion, an elite private academy where the world’s top crime families send their next generations to learn the deadly arts. DEADLY CLASS premieres January 16 on SYFY.

Superman’s 80th Anniversary Panel

Saturday, Oct 27

12:00 PM

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The 1000th Issue of Action Comics comes out this year- a feat no other comic in history has been able to accomplish. It’s fitting since 2018 marks the big boy scout’s 80th anniversary year. 80! Can you believe it? That’s eight decades of leaping tall buildings in a single bound! Not only has he overcome a lifetime of challenges, Superman has become the archetype of which all other heroes are compared. Without him, the landscape of comic books, comic cons and superhero movies would be completely different. To commemorate the 80th anniversary, a panel of Superman professionals will be discussing the highs and lows of Superman’s 80 years.

Giant Robots VS Monster Kaiju Attack Los Angeles Comic Con!

Saturday, Oct 27

12:00 PM

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Who doesn’t love giant monsters and robots?!? From movies like ‘Godzilla’ and ‘Pacific Rim’ to TV shows like ‘Power Rangers’ and ‘Transformers’, we’re obsessed with big things that stomp on cities and send us running around like ants! Join us for a panel celebration where we discuss kaiju monsters and giant robots with a group of experts on the subject! What Godzilla films are the best? How did shows like Power Rangers influence films like Pacific Rim? Which giant robot or monster could win in a fight? And why are all these mega-sized things so awesome! Come dressed as your favorite robot or monster and join the celebration!

Funhouse Massacre

Saturday, Oct 27

1:00 PM

Screening Room 411

A modern cult classic from director Ben Begley screening for the first time at LA Comic Con! Six of the world’s scariest psychopaths escape from a local Asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween Funhouse, whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror.

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The 100

Saturday, Oct 27

1:00 PM

Main Stage

They’re out of the ARK, and on our Main Stage! The cast of The 100 takes a deep dive into CW’s post-apocalyptic drama.

Crypt TV’s Monsters in the Woods

Saturday, Oct 27

1:30 PM

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Spotlight On: Katie Cassidy

Saturday, Oct 27

1:30 PM

Main Stage

We are joined by the former scream queen turned superhero, Katie Cassidy, as she talks about her career, as well as her important role in Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.

ATTACK OF THE DOC

Saturday, Oct 27

2:00 PM

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It’s been five years since Attack of the Show went off the air. But the legacy of the G4TV show continues. Meet the filmmakers behind the documentary about the show that influenced a generation of fans. Plus, you’ll get an exclusive preview of the documentary attempting to answer the question: Why did Attack of the Show and G4TV suddenly disappear?

Comic Creator: Rob Liefeld

Saturday, Oct 27

2:00 PM

Main Stage

Grab your chimichanga, the co-creator of Deadpool, Cable, and so many other fan favorites returns to L.A. Comic Con for an in-depth conversation about his work, the Deadpool movie series, the state of comics today…and will likely be joined by a bunch of Deadpool cosplayers.

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Godzilla: Secrets of the Monsterverse

Saturday, Oct 27

3:00 PM

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As excitement builds for the return of Godzilla to the big screen in 2019, Legendary Comics, a division of Legendary Entertainment, is proud to present an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes to explore the secrets of Legendary’s Monsterverse from the page to the screen and beyond! This in-depth hour will take you through the history of Monarch: the Monsterverse’s secret organization of monster chasers introduced in the 2014 blockbuster hit Godzilla, and expanded on the pages of comic adaptations Godzilla: Awakening and Skull Island: Birth of Kong. With Monarch set to return bigger than ever in 2019 with Godzilla: King of the Monsters, join Legendary’s team of Monsterverse experts: Barnaby Legg, SVP of Creative Strategy, George Tew, Mythology Manager, as well as Robert Napton, SVP of Comics, and illustrator Drew Johnson as they reveal Legendary Comics’ plans for Godzilla in 2019, and grant declassified access to the Monarch data archives in an info-packed panel that fans won’t want to miss! The first 500 fans in attendance will receive an exclusive signed Godzilla poster only available at the panel!

DC Bombshells

Saturday, Oct 27

4:00 PM

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The DC Bombshells take to the stage to strut their stuff! The Corps Dance Crew presents our favorite super-powered ladies as they sass it out to popular music and theatrical elements. The boys may run the League, but we all know who’s got the power!

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Four Decades of Fangoria

Saturday, Oct 27

4:00 PM

Main Stage

A lively discussion between some of the editors from pivotal years of FANGORIA like Tony Timpone, Michael Gingold, Chris Alexander, and the new guard, Editor in Chief Phil Nobile Jr, moderated by Rebekah McKendry of Blumhouse.

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Monster Squad: Behind the Scenes

Saturday, Oct 27

4:00 PM

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Ever wondered what it’s like to be in the Monster Squad? The stars of The Monster Squad, and the crew from the new award-winning documentary Wolfman’s Got Nards, dive deep into the extraordinary Behind the Scenes from both movies. They’ll discuss the fandom, cult film and share an exclusive scene from the new documentary, Wolfman’s Got Nards for LA Comic Con audiences. And then they’ll answer your questions. Now’s your chance to join the goddamn club!

Panelists include:
Ryan Lambert – Rudy from Monster Squad
Andrew Gower – Sean from Monster Squad, director of Wolfman’s Got Nards
Henry Darrow McComas – Producer/Writer of Wolfman’s Got Nards

Batman After 80 Years: A Retrospect

Saturday, Oct 27

5:00 PM

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Turning 80 years old next year’s History of the Batman’s Londyn Jackson sits with several creators that have contributed to the evolution of the character in DC Comics and their experiences with bringing to life this iconic figure.

Bat in the Sun Presents!!!

Saturday, Oct 27

5:00 PM

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Meet the award winning team of Bat in the Sun, the filmmakers who created Super Power Beat Down, Power Rangers: Street Fighter Showdown, and Ninjak vs the Valiant Universe! Come and watch their latest hit videos, “Power Rangers: Street Fighter Showdown” and “Halloween themed Beat Down” then join in on the Q&A after!

Haunted: Paranormal Explorers

Saturday, Oct 27

5:00 PM

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Enter the world of the paranormal filled with ghosts, spirits, and psychic phenomena with paranormal explorers, Ryan Bergara (host of Buzzfeed Unsolved), McKenzie Westmore (Face Off, Amazon Prime Series, The Bay), and Karen Rontowski (Paranormal Karen/Psychic Stand-up Comic).

‘ZombieCON’ the Movie PREVIEW SCREENING

Saturday, Oct 27

5:00 PM

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Special preview screening of the highly-anticipated unreleased feature film, ‘ZombieCON’.

‘ZombieCON’: Cosplayers Stuck in a Zombie Apocalypse of Anime Proportions.

An anime-inspired action-adventure that explores the battle between good and evil within oneself, ‘ZombieCON’ is a roller coaster of emotions and a testament to the power of friendship and heart.

Produced by Big Squid Productions in association with MewNowTV.com.

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X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES – THE UNCANNY REUNION!

Sunday, Oct 28

10:30 AM

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Celebrate 25 years of X-MEN: The Animated Series with showrunner Eric Lewald, Artist/Director Larry Houston, and other writers, executives and maybe even a surprise guest star as they tell stories from “Previously on X-Men: The Making of an Animated Series.” Last year’s uncanny panel was standing room only, and this year’s has even more VIP panelists, so mark your calendar!

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Power Rangers 25th Anniversary

Sunday, Oct 28

11:00 AM

Main Stage

It’s Morphin Time! The original Power Rangers reunite to share stories from their time saving the world, and how the fandom has grown over the past 25 years.

Pro Wrestling: Superheroes IRL

Sunday, Oct 28

1:00 PM

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Dangerous high-flying maneuvers. Demonstrations of super-human strength. Larger than life personalities. Professional wrestling is a decades-old form of entertainment, drawing audiences of all ages to watch real-life super-heroes (and super-villains). Join a panel of wrestlers including John Morrison (WWE, Lucha Underground), Jervis Cottonbelly (Championship Wrestling), Taya Valkyrie (Lucha Underground), Joey Ryan (Lucha Underground), and Billy Corgan (NWA, The Smashing Pumpkins) as we discuss why pro wrestling is so popular, how it has become such a phenomenon, and where it is heading in the near future.

GeekFest Presents: Women of Horror

Sunday, Oct 28

1:00 PM

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Women in Indie Horror: Learn how these women are succeeding in the world of indie horror! Panel will touch on Gender Equality, Women in Film and TV and how young women can break into the industry and create female centric Horror films!

Five Nights at Freddy’s

Sunday, Oct 28

2:00 PM

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With the release of two new games, Freddy Fazbear’s Pizzeria Simulator and Ultimate Custom Night, the work of Five Nights at Freddy’s has never been bigger. Now the voice actors of the popular horror videogame franchise return to LA Comic Con for more discussion on the games, the lore, and voice acting!

Blumhouse Fear Initiative

Sunday, Oct 28

3:00 PM

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Blumhouse presents FEAR INITIATIVE, a weekly horror role-playing game podcast. Join Game Master David Ian McKendry as he takes players Morgan Peter Brown, Cara Mandel, Jeff Seidman, Megan Duffy, Rob Schrab, Josh Forbes, and Clarke Wolfe on a weekly horror inspired RPG adventure. Creepy dolls, soulless killers, and blood-thirsty beasts. This RPG is scary as shit…with occasional music numbers. Tune in every week to hear what new horrific quest awaits.

Panelists include:
David Ian McKendry (Dungeon Master/Host)
Cara Mandel (“Orianna”)
Jeff Seidman (“Will Kelly”)
Morgan Peter Brown (“Balance”)
Clarke Wolfe (“Sorsha”)
Josh Forbes (“Grimly”)
Megan Duffy (“Lilli”)
Rob Schrab – Tentative (“Vermathrax”)

 

 

 

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