Director John Carpenter Brings "Asylum" to Long Beach Comic Con

Official Press Release

Long Beach Comic and Horror Con announced that movie legend John Carpenter will be attending the convention on Saturday, October 29. Carpenter best known for films like Escape From New York, Halloween & The Thing will be signing a special preview issue of "John Carpenter's Asylum" at the Storm King Productions booth (913) along side creators Sandy King and Thomas Ian Griffith. Additionally, Jeff Balke, colorist on the project, will be at the show all weekend in artist ally at tables 1105-1106. Carpenter will be signing non-comic items with a signature voucher (limit 1 per person) available for sale at the Hero Initiative booth 213 for a $5 donation on Saturday until 4pm or until supply runs out.

"I have been a fan of John Carpenter since he scared me to death for the first time when I watched Halloween as a young boy," said Phil Lawrence, Director of Long Beach Comic Con. "We get really pumped up when a guest of this caliber not only wants to attend our show but also debut a brand new book at it."

Confirmed Guests For Long Beach 2011

BATT, Sean Becker, Joe Benitez, Blond, Tim Bradstreet, John Carpenter, Vincent Caso, Amanda Conner, Darwyn Cooke, Felicia Day, Kevin Eastman, Kim Evey, David Finch, Hart D. Fisher, Richard Friend, Joel Gomez, Ray Anthony-Height, Rebecca Hicks, Tom Hodges, Thomas Jane, Drew Johnson, Barbara Kesel, JJ Kirby, JT Krul, Bob Layton, Scott Lobdell, Matt Maxwell, Mark McHaley, Mike McKone, Pepe Melan, Digger T. Mesch, Todd Nauck, Dustin Nguyen, Peter Nguyen, Steve Niles, Angus Oblong, Amy Okuda, William O'Neill, Jimmy Palmiotti, Brandon Peterson, Wendy Pini, While Portacio, Livio Ramondelli, NeiRuffino, Stan Sakai, Alex Sinclair, Beth Sotelo, Cat Staggs, Richard Starkings, Robin Thorsen, Mark Waid, Joe Weems, Dan Wickline, Scott Wiliams, Bernie Wrightson, David Wohl, Clint Wolf and Dawn Wolf.

For a complete list of events, guests, activities, ticket prices and times, visit www.longbeachcomiccon.com. Tickets for Long Beach Comic & Horror Con are on sale now through the website and will also be available at many Southern California comic book and hobby shops.

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