Comic book collectors, pop culture gurus and everything in between, sit down for this:
Comic con is coming to the Inland Empire.
Fans can meet the creators and celebrities of their favorite sci-fi, adventure series and comics at the one-day inaugural event May 13 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E Convention Center Way in Ontario, Atomic Crush Events recently announced.
“We are very excited to bring an authentic comic con experience to the city of Ontario and the Inland Empire community as a whole,“ said Atomic Crush Events co-founder Mike Scigliano, in a news release.
The family-friendly event will feature a full day of programming and events, including a Cosplay Contest and a panel featuring screenwriter Doug Jung, who wrote the scripts for movies including Star Trek Beyond.
Other panels include creator & comic spotlights, cosplay panels, creating comics and children’s panels.
Exhibitors and vendors will also be on hand with movie memorabilia, toys and apparel available for purchase.
While attending comic cons can be expensive, the team behind Comic Con Revolution is bringing fans a more affordable comic con experience. Ticket pricing at $25 for adults, $15 for teens 13-17, and tickets free for children 12 and under with the purchase of an adult ticket. One adult ticket allows for up to two free children’s ticket.
But they aren’t skimping out on adding big names to the guest list.
Guest scheduled to appear at Comic Con Revolution include:
Karl Altstaetter (Mirror), Tim Bradstreet (Marvel Comics Covers), Sandy King Carpenter (Producer Ghosts of Mars, Vampires), Matthew Clark (Injustice: Ground Zero), Mike Collins (ABC’s of Halloween), Neo Edmund (Clan of the Vein), Joshua Hale Fialkov (The Life After), Derek Fridolfs (Li’l Gothams), Joel Gomez (La Muerta), Steven Gordon (X-Men Evolution Animated Series), Travis Hanson (Life of the Party), Ray-Anthony Height (Midnight Tiger), Doug Jung (Screenwriter Star Trek Beyond, God Particle, Scalped), Scott Koblish (Deadpool), Mike Kunkel (Herobear), Hope Larson (Batgirl), Livesay (Dr. Strange), Scott Lobdell (Red Hood & the Outlaws), Pamela Lovas (Regular Show), Raychul Moore (Cosplayer & Gamer), Todd Nauck (Spider-Man), Whilce Portacio (Comic Legend), Livio Ramondelli (Transformers), Paolo Rivera (Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953), Patrick Scullin (Super Siblings), Beth Sotelo (Grump), Cat Staggs (Wonder Woman), Art Thibert (Superman), Gus Vazquez (Big Hero Six), Vivid Vidka (Cosplayer), Dave Wagner (Dot Problems) and Tommy Walker (Actor on Netflix’s Daredevil).
Additional announcements will be made as guests continue to confirm.
Area shops have tickets for sale including Wondercomics, 12031 5th St, Suite F in Yucaipa and Zero Gravity Trading Card Games, Comics & Collectibles, 22500 Town Circle, Suite 2078 in Moreno Valley.
To learn more about Comic Con Revolution, added panels and guests, visit www.comicconrevolution.com.