Long Beach Comic & Horror Con Announces Masquerade Ball

Official Press Release

MAD Event Management and Long Beach Comic & Horror Con are planning the party of the weekend. The con has added a Masquerade Ball to the October 29th & 30th show at the Long Beach Convention Center. The Ball, being coordinated by Mike Shields, will be Saturday night October 29.

Promoters of Long Beach Comic Con Phil Lawrence and Martha Donato announced the addition of the Masquerade Ball. "This has been three years in the making for us! We have all of the pieces in place to make it a party the likes of which Long Beach has never seen before," said Donato. Lawrence added, "The Masquerade Ball on the Saturday night (October 29th) is going to extend the fun into the evening hours. We brought in an expert and know that Mike will do an unbelievable job coordinating the event."

Mike Shields, added "I look forward to bringing my years of experience working for The Masquerade at San Diego Comic-con here to the Long Beach Comic Con. We're going to have a blast."

Shield's latest 168 Project Film, Blue Blazes, was a 2011 Finalist Selection in San Diego Comic-con's Film Festival. Shields is the CEO of Team 33 Productions, which was formed out of the 2011 168 Project, with its First Film, Blue Blazes. Mike has won several screenwriting awards.

Prizes will be awarded in several categories, with the first named prize being a $100 cash award donated by Dennis Mallonee of Heroic Publishing. This award will be presented to the costumer who best portrays a Heroic Publishing character, as voted by our panel of judges. For more information about their characters, check out www.heroicpub.com.

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.

About MAD Event ManagementMAD Event Management is an all-purpose event planning facilitator whose principal owner has over 13 years of experience producing annual large-scale consumer conventions around the country, including Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Dallas. MAD's capabilities include: Site Selection, Exhibit Staffing, Marketing Plans, Vendor Selection, Floor Plan Development, On-Site Execution,Sponsor Exhibitor Sales, Travel Management, Contract Development, Setup & Disassembly and Contract Coordination. Visit www.madeventmanagement.com for additional information.

About American Horrors:Headed by The Scariest Man in America, Hart D. Fisher, American Horrors is a multi-faceted genre specific horror entertainment company that will be launching it's new 24 hour horror TV channel on the FilmOn platform. Mr. Fisher is the writer director of the feature film, The Garbage Man, and the author of Poems for the Dead, Still Dead and the much maligned Jeffrey Dahmer biography comic books. Mr. Fisher has been featured on Larry King Live, CNN Headline News, Entertainment Tonight, within the pages of Time Magazine, People Magazine, The A to Z Guide to Serial Killers and most recently as a guest of the SXSW Film Festival.

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