Looking for a great way to end the month? Then you are going to want to head on over to the third annual East Bay Comic-Con in Concord. The event is looking to be lots of fun with great guest such as PJ SOLES, MATT KAWKINS, RICHARD HERD, CHRIS MARRINAN, and lots more. Admission is Only $6.00 at the door, children under 8 yrs are free. There will be plenty to do and see while there:
BOTH Exhibitor Room
10:00 am to 4:30 pm BOTH Exhibitor Room’s OPEN! There will be dealers from all over selling everything from Golden Age Comics, Original Comic Art, Posters, T-Shirts, Back Issue Comics, New Comics, Manga, Beanies, Pokemon and Lots More!
11:00 - 12:00 *PANEL ROOM 2-Tales, Myths and Heroes of Power
Forced out by her former comrades and left to rot on a barren planet. A woman steps into the deep – Continue the tale with Algorythm Comics as they proudly present their newest project: Quasar Soldiers.
12:00 - 1:00 *PANEL ROOM-1 Workshop - Just Draw 101 (in 4 Panels)
Have you ever wanted to get started drawing comics and can’t? Have you ever wanted to finish you story and can’t? Just Draw 101 will teach you techniques to finish your work stay focused and get the drawings done. We’ll create some simple characters and build out stories in their lives so you have a way to start your career in comics.
Mark Badger has drawn comics all his life working for Marvel and DC to a variety of non-profits. He has combined that with his passion for teaching computer skills to artist to create Just Draw as a way to develop his own work and pass skills on to others.
12:00 - 1:00 *PANEL ROOM 2- Comedian Mike Capozzola
Comedian Mike Capozzola’s one-man multimedia comedy show about sci-fi, zombies, secret agents, werewolves, movie trailers and caped crusaders.
1:00 - 2:00 *PANEL ROOM 1-CREATING COSTUMES ON A BUDGET
Join local Costumer/Cosplayer Matt O’Connor (ALIEN MATT) as he gives tips and instruction on how to create a costume using simple tools and things you can find around the house (or don’t cost TOO much). This is a great panel (conceived right here at EBCC last year) for the person who wants to start Cosplaying, but doesn’t know where too start.
1:00 - 2:00 *PANEL ROOM-2 A Spotlight On RICHARD HERD
Join us for an great spotlight on one of our Special Guests at this years EBCC. A great opportunity to hear about his long career in TV and Movies and finish it off with a Q/A session.
2:00 - 3:00 *PANEL ROOM 1- The Jack Kirby Museum presents The Graphic Apocalypse
Loosely based on the the ground breaking show Comic Book Apocalypse Bruce Simon and Bruce Simon bring an overview of the show, stories of Jack from when Bruce hung out with him and an ongoing discussion about what makes Jack’s work so fantastic.
2:00 - 3:00 *PANEL ROOM-2 A Spotlight On P.J. SOLES
Here’s a great chance to find out what it was like to work on some of the greateast Horror Film of our time. And what it was like to work with The Ramones and Bill Murray. Followed by a Q/A for the fans.
3:00 - 4:00 *PANEL ROOMS 1&2-3rd ANNUAL COSTUME CONTEST!
Thats Right Fans.. Come dressed up as your favorite Comic Book, Fantasy, Game, Cartoon or Fiction Hero or Villian! As always we encourage Cosplay and Costumes… but this year we are going to Have a Prize for the best ones. All Costumes will be Judged by Our Celebrity and Artist Guests. We will have multiple Prizes for Multiple Catagories Prizes Include… Adult: Best Costume 1st Place $25.00 2nd Place$ 15.00 3rd & 4th Place$ 10.00 ea Adult: Fan Favorite 1st Place $ 20.00 Children: (15 & Under) 1st Place $15.00 2nd & 3rd Place $10.00 ea Children: Fan Favorite 1st Place $10.00 4:00 – 4:30 *PANEL ROOM 2- At (about) 4:00 pm, (After the Costume Contest) Come take pictures with the Fans, and EVERYONE IN COSTUME is invited to take a group “photo shoot” to be used on the EBCC website and Face Book for all to see. Afterwards get great tips on the Proper Way to Be A Cosplay Photographer. * More information can be found here.
JANUARY 31st, 2016
1970 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA
Sun. 10:00am TO 4:30pm