EAST BAY COMIC-CON Comic Book and Fantasy shows  

*Just Announced* JANUARY 31st, 2016
CONCORD HILTON
1970 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA
East Bay's Newest Original Comic Book Show!
Sun. 10:00am TO 4:30pm

Admission is Only $5.00 and sold at the door, no need to Pre-Regester!
(Children under 8yrs are Free)

Come join the fun and excitement of the Contra Costa County's Biggest and Best 1 Day Comic Book and Fantasy Convention. Once called Hayward-Con at Centennial Hall, we have finally found us a new home.



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FINALLY... 2016 WILL BE ...JANUARY 31ST, Whoo Hoo!

HERE IS A LIST OF THE 2015 SPECIAL GUESTS... WE WILL START POSTING GUESTS ONCE A DATE IS SET
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING
MARK BODE

Mark is an extremely gifted Artist. He has worked in comics (and comix) most his life with books like "Teen-Age Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Cheech Wizard", but is also an accomplished Graphitti Artist and an Award Winning Tattoo artist. It's an honor having Mark as aguest this year.
DAN BRERETON
Dan Brereton is one of the Comics leading "Painting Artists". Having worked on such titles as... Batman, Superman, Worlds Finest, Vampirella, Iron Fist, Justice League, Thrillkiller and more. His most famous work was his creation of "The Nocturnals" celebrating 20 years as one of this industies leading "Horror" Comic series.
MARK BADGER
Mark is an accomplished comic book artist, inker writed painter, digital painter and more. He has worked for DC, Marvel, Image and just about everyone else.
JOHN STANLEY
Actor/Writer . Best known to Bay Area fans as the TV Horror host of the late night "Creature Features" show
TOM WYRSCH
Actor/Writer. Official Creature features Archives keeper. "Watch Horror films" and "Keep America Strong" and "Back to Space-Con"
C. ANDREW NELSON
Best known as the Only "other" actor to portray "Darth Vader". He has also worker as an Animation Designer/Story Board Artist/ Matt Painter... and more (Mostly for Lucas Arts and ILM).
CARLYFORNIA
Gothic Lolita & Steampunk fashion seamstress/model, artist, designer. Attended the prestigious FIDM Fashion Institute in San Fransisco before launching her gothic lolita clothing line in 1999. Won several awards in fashion/cosplay designs including being crowned "Princess Ai" by Tokyopop as well as being featured in their manga. Her graphic design and comic work began in 1996 with calligraphy & how to draw books. She has taught art and sewing around the world and worked as costume/art director, drawing concept art for film, fashion, graphic design.
LAZY BONES
Ken Thomas (Lazy Bones) and his son / business partner Jake Thomas are Lazy Bones Studios. They have a shared love of comics, writing, publishing, comic art and the entire comic book genre. In 2009, while walking the floor at a comic book & toy convention, Ken thought up Anne Frankenstein: Nazi Hunter. Later that year a friend, artist Nate Watson, read the script and created the first likeness of Anne. Nate presented the drawing toLazy Bones and encouraged him to move forward with the character.

With three Anne Frankenstein: Nazi Hunter books now written, Book I is currently in production (Pencils and Ink by Jake Thomas).

Other Lazy Bones Studios projects include Bumhunters & Bumpires (in the first CKMT Horror Anthology), Snake, The Tale of a Well Hung Man, Abe Lincoln Vs Kris Kringle, Billie (The Kid), Thora, The Adventures of Sam & Freddy, Saga of the Space Frontiersmen, Imagine a Planet, 3 different publications on Tattoo Flash.
CHRIS MARRINAN
An artist since age 9, I graduated from the Academy of Art in San Francisco, with a BFA in Illustration. I've been working steadily since then, in both advertising and comics.
I have extensive experience in layouts, comps, and storyboards, with clients such as Coca Cola, Mattel, and Nike.
I've also been producing comics for Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse Comics, and many others throughout my illustration career.
NATE WATSON
Nate Watson has illustrated comic books featuring well-known properties including Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Toy Story and The Croods. In 2010 he joined Lucasfilm Animation as a Visual Development artist on Star Wars Detours, and realized a lifelong dream of working in the field of animation. He is currently illustrating the digital-first comic series The Incapeables for Thrillbent, various Coloring Books for Dreamworks Consumer Products, and his creator-owned series Runner, which will be published sometime in 2014.
MIKE HAMPTON
Mike Hampton has been self-publishing comics for over 10 years. Mike has written and illustrated popular indie titles such as Captain 'A', Hot Zombie Chicks, and has jumped into Superhero territory with "Eagle Eye & The Quail". Also a graphic designer and colorist, Mike lent his digital coloring talents to the latest issue of Brandon Bracamonte's "The Mustache Ride". Sketch card artist for Topps' 2012 and 2013 "Mars Attacks" and "Star Wars - Galactic Files Series 1 & 2"cards and currently in development with a several comic book projects, Mike resides in Berkeley, CA.
BRANDON BRACAMONTE
Brandon Bracamonte' (aka The Bracamonster) first onto the Northern California Indy Comic Book scene in 2008 with his debut book "Hey! Rube". In 2010 Bracamonte' released the underground sensation "The Mustache Ride" and "Kiss of Death" (aka "The Homicide Chicks"). Brandon's unique style of art comes from roughly 15 years of being tattoo artist, with over 50 award winning tattoos. Bracamonte lent his artistic efforts to the Topps "Star Wars- Galactic Files" sketch cards, and is currently in development with a new title to be released this year. He proudly resides in Sacramento, CA.
JOE WEEMS
Joe Weems has been working as an inker for almost 20 years. He has worked for Marvel, DC, Image, Harris, Top Cow, Wildstorm and more.
GREG ESPINOZA
Greg Espinoza is an American artist, working freelance primarily in comics, animation, gaming, and film for more than 30 years.
He was one of the artists for the recent Shadow Of Oz tarot deck for Illogical Associates, and drew the graphic novel, Pug for Image Comics.
He has worked in the U.S. comics industry for such companies as Tundra/ Kitchen Sink Press, TSR, Malibu, Eclipse, Antarctic Press, and Blackthorne. He also worked early on in the role-playing game field, doing numerous covers and illustrations for the legendary Arduin Grimoire role-playing game books and modules for Concord-based David A. Hargrave.
Greg currently lives in Alameda, CA with his wife, Karen, and a cat that is plotting world domination."
LORD BLOOD-RAH
Lord Blood-Rah hosts TV's nationally syndicated Lord Blood-Rah's Nerve Wrackin' Theatre and many live horror/sci-fi events across the Bay Area
DARYL FRAZETTI
CANELLED, Due to Illness
Anthropologist and pop culture researcher. Currently teaching Anthropology of Science Fiction and Anthropology of Aliens at Western Nevada College. Forthcoming book: Anthropology of Star Trek with a focus on the culture of Trek fandom summer 2015. School and convention guest speaker since 2007.
Greg currently lives in Alameda, CA with his wife, Karen, and a cat that is plotting world domination."
Meet The Crazy Cast of "CREEPY KOFY MOVIE TIME" .
BALROK DEL CAVO
A fallen hero of sorts the master of ceremonies and head honcho at Creepy KOFY Movie Time. Spreading the gospel that is the Creepy life you can catch him and the cast of Creepy KOFY on his weekly podcast. http://fullnelson.libsyn.com/
SHOTZI BLAKK HEARTT
Lover of all things bathroom related this veteran Cave Girl is also know as Missy Highasshit at Hoodslam wrestling. When she is not entertaining the smelly masses she is getting people drunk as a bartender.
WEBBERLY RATTENKRAFT
What can be said of this adorably infected human sized rat that has not already been said? The keeper of facts and parasitic insects he always has some candy for the kids.
SLOB ZOMBIE
Currently looking for work in the dog food tasting industry. Has been known to visit the dark underbelly of the San Francisco Bay Area, and is normally hungover.
FAYE FATALE
Sexy vamp queen! If anyone had our vote on who could give Elvira a run for her money, it would be Faye! Faye's humor and sass keeps the cave in line and has us asking for more! She is a talented belly dancer and you can catch her performing with the lovely ladies of the WildCard BellyDance group!
MADIMORPHOSIS
A young, outgoing woman with an interesting future. Currently in school to be a medical examiner she also is an underground street magician. She will wow you with her cards with one hand while harvesting organs with the other.
MELISSA LAROUE
Born in the collision of a crossfire hurricane and rock'n'roll pain train, Melissa Laroue can cook rings around you while kicking your ass and stealing your heart. Fierce warrior, awesome Cave Girl, pin-up sensation, wrangler of mighty powers beyond mortal comprehension--she's all that and MORE!
MORE TO BE ADDED!.
Keep checking back for updates on Guests.

PANELS & EVENTS SCHEDULE

10:00 am to 4:30 pm BOTH Exhibitor Rooms OPEN!

11:00 - 12:00 *PANEL ROOM 1-


12:00 - 1:00 *PANEL ROOM-1


12:00 - 1:00 *PANEL ROOM-2


1:00 - 2:00 *PANEL ROOM-1


1:00 - 2:00 *PANEL ROOM 2-



2:00 - 3:00 *PANEL ROOM 1-



2:00 - 3:00 *PANEL ROOM 2-



3:00 - 4:00 *PANEL ROOM 2-3rd ANNUAL COSTUME CONTEST!
Thats Right Fans.. Come dressed up as your favorite Comic Book, Fantasy, Game, Cartoon or Fiction Hero or Villian!
As always we encourage Cosplay and Costumes... but this year we are going to Have a Prize for the best ones. All Costumes will be Judged by Our Celebrity and Artist Guests.
We will have multiple Prizes for Multiple Catagories
Prizes Include...
Adult: Best Costume 1st Place $25.00
2nd Place$ 15.00
3rd & 4th Place$ 10.00 ea

Adult: Fan Favorite 1st Place $ 20.00

Children: (15 & Under) 1st Place $15.00
2nd & 3rd Place $10.00 ea

Children: Fan Favorite 1st Place $10.00

*EBCC COSTUME CONTEST RULES:
NO: Nudity or Heckling
Costumes can be home made and store bought
Extra points for creativity
Props can be used, Be respectful of others
Must registered the day of show. Sign up at the Registration.
Must be a paid attendee of the convention.
Children's category is for ages 15 and under.
Adult's category is for ages 16 and up.
Couples costumes or group costumes will be counted as one entry.

4:00 - 4:30 *PANEL ROOM 2-
At (about) 4:00 pm, (After the Costume Contest) Come take pictures with the Fans, and EVERYONE IN COSTUME is invited to take a group "photo shoot" to be used on the EBCC website and Face Book for all to see. Afterwards get great tips on the Proper Way to Be A Cosplay Photographer.

FAN GROUPS
THE BAY AREA GHOSTBUSTERS
COBRA 1st LEGION

MANDALORIAN MERCS COSTUME CLUB



DOOR PRIZES

All Door Prizes will be donated by local retailers and the show.

INDUSTRY GIVE-A-WAYS!

As usuall. I will be contacting as many industry people as I can for promotional material to give to the fans that attend.

And MORE to Come!

So keep checking this website for more details


There will be dealers from all over selling everything from Golden Age Comics, Original Comic Art, Posters, T-Shirts, Back Issue Comics, New Comics, Manga, Beanies, Pokemon and Lots More!

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