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SoCal: Los Angeles Comic Con Celebrates L.A.’s Greatest Pop Culture Extravaganza Starts Friday, October 26

L.A. Comic Con Highlights a Weekend of Celebs, Shopping, Comics, Cosplay, Trick-or-Treat, Toys and Pop Culture The Octopus is back!! Los Angeles Comic Con returns to the L.A. Convention Center for its 8th edition – its #Octoversary – with the largest, most diverse group of celebrities, guests, panels and vendors in the convention’s awesome history! […]Read More »

Comics & Anime: UCR Professor Nalo Hopkinson Enters Neil Gaiman’s ‘Sandman Universe’

  Author will Pen “House of Whispers,” a New Comic Series Rooted in Afro-Caribbean Culture By Jessica Weber RIVERSIDE, Calif.— It’s been more than 20 years since Neil Gaiman’s widely popular “Sandman” comic series came to a close, and although a few of the series’ iconic characters have made cameo appearances within the DC Comics […]Read More »

Anime: The Art of Stan Sakai Creator of “Usagi Yojimbo”on Display August 25 - October 22 at the Temecula Valley Museum

Meet the Artist on Thursday, August 30 and Sign Up for 2 Free Workshops Stan Sakai has been working on the fan-favorite comic book “Usagi Yojimbo” series since 1984.The comic book legend whose career has lasted for more than 30 years recently won the First Joe Kubert Storyteller Award presented at Ontario’s Comic Con Revolution […]Read More »

Audio - MWGIC EP-00069: Covering Anime Expo 2018 & Animanga 2018: A Super Hero For Everyone

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali Youtube channel: Video notes: Anime Expo  AniManga 2018: A Superhero For Everyone – MWGIC covers the largest and smallest Anime & Manga-related events in the LA area. Cosplay, artwork, the greatness and the gripes. Gaming is back! Eight interviews from both events. Highlights of unique points at each event. […]Read More »

Family Fun: Animanga...The 3-day Anime Convention Starts this Friday

Over 30,000 Attendees are Expected at Animang’s Three-Day Anime Convention Animanga USA was founded in 2010 by passionate individuals looking to bring Japanese entertainment and literature to a North American audience. The convention that starts Friday focuses on Japanese popular culture, primarily anime and manga, as well as gaming and other forms of animation. The […]Read More »

Anime: Meet Stan Sakai...Creator of “Usagi Yojimbo” at the Temecula Valley Museum Thursday, August 30

Sakai’s Career Spans 30 Years & the First Winner of the Joe Kubert Storyteller Award Stan Sakai has been working on the fan-favorite comic book “Usagi Yojimbo” series since 1984.The comic book legend whose career has lasted for more than 30 years recently won the First Joe Kubert Storyteller Award presented at Ontario’s Comic Con […]Read More »

Family Fun: Anime Expo 2018 Thrilled Fans as they Celebrated Japanese Pop Culture July 4 thru the 8th

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation Celebrated 27 Years in Los Angeles Over 110,000 fans of Japanese pop-culture descended upon the Los Angeles Convention Center this past week to experience Anime Expo (AX), the largest celebration of anime pop culture in North America. Produced by The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation […]Read More »

Family Fun: ANIME EXPO 2018, the Biggest Anime Event Held in North America Invades Los Angeles on July 4th thru the 8th

This Annual Anime Event Draws More than 350,000 Attendees During Four-Day Extravaganza Anime Expo (AX), the largest anime event held in North America each year, is once again poised to pack the Los Angeles Convention Center with some of the most passionate fans from nearly every corner of the world July 5-8. There is also […]Read More »

Visualized Audio - EP-00055: MWGIC Covers ComiCon Revolution 2018 In Ontario California

Courtesy of Midwestern Geek In Cali Podcast:   Show Notes: Interview:  Imperial Officer Greg Bellows Interview https://www.501st.com/members/displaymember.php?userID=16697&costumeID=76 Interview:  International Lightsaber Performance Organization Saber Guild – Outer Rim Temple http://www.outerrimsaberguild.com/     Interview:  Order Of Gallifrey http://orderofgallifrey.com/?page_id=138 https://www.facebook.com/groups/549383181855506       Interview:  Ravensdale Publishing Board Games http://ravensdaleprintandgames.com/     Interview: Fez-O-Rama http://www.fezorama.com     Interview: Duft Werks of Murrieta, CA […]Read More »

Anime & Cosplay: How Cosplay Unites Fans

As regular visitors to Inland Empire Sports and News will know we are big fans of cosplay and the culture that surrounds it. Cosplay can unite fans of pop culture in a unique way. In this article we look at how it brings fans together and which character was 2017’s most popular to cosplay as. […]Read More »

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