Christian Comics & Pop Culture Convention in L.A. on Sept. 20
'Alpha Omega Con' will gather fans of comic books, movies video games and other media
Posted: September 10, 2014, 5:00 PM | Category:Events Artist Tags: Source: FrontGate Media
The Christian Comic Arts Society announced today the Alpha Omega Con--a family-friendly, Christian Comics and Pop Culture Convention taking place in the Los Angeles area.
With more than 50 special guests and industry professionals conducting panels and workshops, and an extensive exhibitor hall, Alpha Omega Con is a unique experience where the faith audience can explore positive forms of new entertainment.
Talking place on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, fans of comic books, movies, video games, and other media will gather from across Southern California to unite their passions for entertainment and faith. Attendees have the opportunity to connect with industry pros, ministry leaders, vendors, and other likeminded fans during general sessions, workshops, and exhibits.
Featured industry professionals in the genres of comics, video games, film and faith include: Mike S. Miller (Justice League of America, Batman: Arkham), Flint Dille (Transformers, Teen Titans, Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu), Chris Yambar (The Simpsons, Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol), Kevin Grevioux (Underworld, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.), Pastor Fred Price Jr. (Crenshaw Christian Center), Mike Kunkel (Herobear and the Kid), Dr. Thomas Parham (Asuza Pacific University), Eric Jansen (Christ of Prophecy, Paraman), Buzz Dixon (Serenity, G.I. Joe), Dr. Fred Sanders (Biola University), Clyde Taber (Visual Story Network), Bill Morrison (Bongo Comics, The Simpsons), and many more.
Pitch sessions for entertainment creators of all types will be conducted throughout the day for aspiring talent to present their work to industry professionals. Panels cover topics such as "Pitfalls for Independent Artists", "You Can't Do That in Christian Media", "Video Games: Controlled Conflict", "Women In Media", "168 Film and DIY Film Making", "Cosplay & Christians", "Ministry + Artistry = Profitability?", "Modern Media & Message", "Breaking In Without Selling Out", "Geeky Guys 4 God", and more.
Exhibitors include leading comics distributors such as Kingstone Comics and LAMP PoST, along with Geekdom Wear, The Resurrection Project, Kids in the Spotlight, guest artists available for commissions, among many others.
Presented by The Christian Comic Arts Society, the event is sponsored by The Resurrection Project, Lightside Games, FrontGate Media, SocialZing, ChristianCinema.com, NewReleaseTuesday.com, Hollywood Jesus, Sonoma Christian Home, Faded Pictures, Kids In The Spotlight, Christian Film Database, Internet Podcast Database (IPDb), and Visual Story Network. iTickets.com is the official ticketing partner for the event.
The Christian Comics Art Society is hosting the Alpha Omega Con at Redeemer Church, 15151 Cordova Blvd. La Mirada, CA 90638 on September 20, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Advance tickets are available at the event web site and on iTickets.com for only $5. Admission is $10 at the door. Children 12 and under are free with an adult ticket.
For more information about programming, exhibitors, cosplay guidelines, and to register for the event, please visit www.AlphaOmegaCon.com or iTickets.com, or call 800-965-9324.