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Don’t Miss Kids Comics L.A. At Meltdown Comics This Saturday!

Official Press Release

DECEMBER 4, 2010


December 1, 2010 – Los Angeles, CA – Join BOOM! Studios and Meltdown Comics as they celebrate Kid’s Comics L.A., a day of comics, creativity and fun for the whole family, Saturday, December 4, 2010 from 1-3pm!

Kids Comics L.A., gives an opportunity for kids to meet with talented all-ages comic creators and learn learn how to create their own comic books! Two unique comic seminars will help budding creators understand the basics of comics creating. These seminars are open to all attendees giving families the opportunity to to learn together!

Don’t miss your chance to hang out and learn comics creating from DARKWING DUCK & CHIP ‘N’ DALE RESCUE RANGER writer Ian Brill, FRAGGLE ROCK writer Sam Humphries, PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR’s David Server & Jackson Lanzing and REED GUNTHER’s Shane & Chris Houghton.

This is an all ages event, open to the public and absolutely free. So if you have a budding artist or writer in your household or are a kid at heart come down to Meltdown comics for Kids Comics L.A.!

What: Kids Comics L.A.

Where: Meltdown Comics & Collectibles
7522 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90046

Who’s in Attendance:
BOOM! Studios, BOOM Kids!)
Sam Humphries (FRAGGLE ROCK, Archaia)
David Server & Jackson Lanzing (PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR,
Ape Entertainment)
Shane & Chris Houghton (REED GUNTHER, Independent)

Anything else?: Dine on Los Angeles’ own famouse GRILLED CHEESE TRUCK on hand all day to feed comics lovers of all ages!

About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) 2009 “Best Publisher” of the year, generates a wide-ranging catalog of multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated comic books and graphic novels featuring some of the industry’s top talent, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, 20th Century Fox’s 28 DAYS LATER and DIE HARD, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. This fall sees BOOM! teaming up with the legendary Stan Lee, creator of Marvel Comics’ characters Spider-Man, The Hulk, and The X-Men for a line of original superhero series, the legend’s first new superhero creations in nearly 20 years. BOOM!’s youth imprint, BOOM Kids!, is an undisputed industry leader publishing Disney/Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fifth anniversary.

Kids Comics L.A.

Official Press Release

Celebrate Creativity and Comics

at Kids Comics L.A.

Join local comic creators for a day of family fun to learn about creating comics and all-ages comic books from the creators of Fraggle Rock, Darkwing Duck, Penguins of Madagascar and Reed Gunther!

LOS ANGELES – Kids love comic books, and comic books love kids! A new renaissance of all-ages comic books has energized young readers like never before. To celebrate, a group of comic book creators in Los Angeles have teamed up to host Kids Comics L.A. – a unique (and free!) one-day event on Dec. 4 at Meltdown Comics in Hollywood to spotlight kids comics and engage a new generation of future comic creators!

At Kids Comics L.A., kids will meet and interact with comic creators and learn how to make their own comic books! Writers and artists of kid-friendly comic books starring familiar characters will be in attendance to sign books and talk about comics with fans. Two unique comic seminars will help budding creators understand the basics of making their own comics, with one session focused on creating characters and one focused on comic book storytelling. These interactive seminars are open to everyone attending the event and families are encouraged to learn together!

The creators participating in Kids Comics L.A. include Sam Humphries (Fraggle Rock, Archaia Comics), Ian Brill (Darkwing Duck and Rescue Rangers, BOOM! Kids Comics), Dave Server and Jackson Lansing (Penguins of Madagascar, Ape Entertainment), and Chris and Shane Houghton (Reed Gunther, Independent).

Los Angeles’ own famous Grilled Cheese Truck will be on hand all day to feed comics lovers of all ages with their cheesy delights!

This event is all ages, open to the public, and free! Come hang out with the comic book creators of today AND tomorrow!

For more information, including creator bios, please see the Kids Comics L.A. page: http://bit.ly/aatqRe

When:             Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, 1-3 p.m.

Where:            Meltdown Comics

7522 Sunset Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA  90046

Phone: 323-851-7723


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