Calling all comic, anime, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, pop culture and horror fans! If you missed Comic-Con this year, and you’re staying in hotels close to Universal Studios Hollywood, you can still attend Comikaze this weekend! Comikaze is the largest convention of its kind in Los Angeles. Some of this year’s guests include Stan Lee, Elvira, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri. Kevin Smith and more!
Comikaze is comic legend Stan Lee’s official convention. This year, the pre-party will be held at the Vista Theater on September 13 with a screening of horror films. Stan Lee will host the kick-off event with performances from Peter Murphy and the Dark. Tickets to this show are $22.50-$30. You can also view the Stan Lee Story screening at the Downtown Independent on September 15. Tickets are only $10 with a service fee. To buy tickets to these events, click here.
Many cast reunions are taking place at Comikaze this year, including the original Batman TV series, Boondock Saints, Felicia Day and The Guild, Sushi Girl, Salute Your Shorts and Nickelodeon’s Wild and Crazy Kids reunion. Some of these reunions also include special screenings. Some of this year’s panels include discussions of steampunk, Doctor Who, paranormal romance, nerd culture and so much more!
This year Comikaze is featuring Zombie Apocalypse, a 75,000 square foot survival course infested with zombies! Only 4,000 people will survive. Will you be among the living? You will crawl, climb and slide to safety from brain-eating zombies! Tickets are $30.You can also volunteer to be turned into a zombie for the Expo.
Tickets for Comikaze Expo start at $20 for a single day pass and $30 for a weekend pass. Children 12 and under can attend for free. Why are tickets so cheap? Founder Regina Carpinelli aims to make the amazing event accessible to all fans in this tough economy.
Dates: September 15-16, 2012
Times: 10am to 7pm
Location: Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
For more information, please visit comikazeexpo.com.