Press release: Long Beach Comic and Horror Convention this weekend

Long Beach Comic and Horror Convention is proud to announce a series of programming panels to showcase some of today’s top talent! Some panel topic highlights include Voice Acting on Young Justice, Q&A with John Kricfalusi, Disney Afternoon, Writing in Animation, and Drawing The Line: Breaking in to Animation.

Legendary animation artists and creators will share their experiences with fans the weekend of November 23 & 24.

Talent to include: Producers Brandon Vietti & Greg Weisman, Voice & Casting Director Jamie Thomason Thom Adcox (“Klarion“), Nicole Dubuc (“Iris West-Allen“), Kevin Grevious (“Black Beetle“), Josh Keaton (“Black Spider“), Stephanie Lemelin (“Artemis“), Vanessa Marshall (“Black Canary“), and Jason Spisak (“Kid Flash“), John Kricfalusi  (creator of The Ren & Stimpy Show), Jymn Magon (Co-Creator Chip n’ Dale Rescue Rangers, Creator of Talespin), Bob Schooley (Co-Creator, Kim Possible, Co-Ex Producer Penguins of Madagascar),  Mark McCorkle (Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Co-Creator of Kim Possible), Rob Paulsen (Voice Actor, Darkwing Duck, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Animaniacs), Emmy Award-winning Character Designer Phil Bourassa (FlashPoint: Paradox/ Young Justice), Storyboard Artist Chris Copeland (Marvel’s Avengers: Assemble), Director/Storyboard Artist Jay Oliva (Dark Knight Returns, Man Of Steel), Creative Producer/Director LeSean Thomas (Black Dynamite: The Animated Series, The Boondocks), Director Alan Wan (Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and Producer Tim Yoon (The Legend of Korra).

Listen to raucous recollections and never-before-heard stories straight from the mouths of these gifted artists and creators! Moderators include Aaron Sparrow (Darkwing Duck: The Duck Knight Returns) and Wil Feng (Amazon Studios, Thundercats) and much more.

“To have this kind of lineup of animation all-stars is truly awe-inspiring. And that they would come and share with fans all of their experiences and knowledge – we could not ask for anything more to push our show over the top,” says Phil Lawrence, Co-Founder and Sales Director of Long Beach Comic and Horror Con.

Celebrating the 5th anniversary with a weekend full of special guests and exhibitors, and engaging panels, Long Beach Comic & Horror Con will be open on Saturday, November 23 from 10am to 7pm, and from 10am to 5pm on Sunday, November 24 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Advanced ticket holders gain early admission, starting at 9:30 am each day.


Register for LBCHC today at, and follow on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and information about this year’s show.

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