Flying Colors Comics started the first Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) in 2005, where on the first Saturday of May participating comic book retailers offer avid readers and newly minted comic book fans alike an opportunity to learn more about the genre.
Geeky Mamas is a homegrown business that blossomed in the heart of a woman with her family in mind. In an effort to provide her mother with a stable income and to create a safe and welcoming space for the female geek, Maria Estrada began designing, while her mother began the sewing, of the geek chic Ewok-inspired over-the-shoulder bag. They tested out the accessory at a swap meet, then quickly sold out and the rest is history.
If you hate reading and just wanna look at the pictures, then I’ll sum it up for you with one quick sentence: The 2013 Long Beach Comic & Horror Con was good! Okay, now you’re free to skim the rest of this blog post and peruse the photos. But if you actually care about why it was good, I’ll be glad to tell you!
The tales of an ex-luchador turned paranormal investigator and the adventures of a time-traveling burro were just two of the more than three dozen comics and graphic novels displayed at the 2013 Latino Comics Expo, a two-day event held this year at the Museum of Latin American Art.