Barbara Randall Kesel is a veteran writer/editor who has worked on staff for DC, Dark Horse, and CrossGen comics and freelanced for pretty much everybody else. Her writing credits include BATGIRL, HAWK & DOVE, MERIDIAN, and SHADOWZONE. She is currently working for a new startup on an app that combines tech and comics.
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Need feedback? Long Beach Comic Con is proud to sponsor free independent portfolio review services for artists! Whether you’re trying to break in or trying to improve, veteran editor Barbara Randall Kesel can help you figure out how to boost your art game up to the next level. Stay tuned for details on how you can have your portfolio reviewed for useful advice.Read More
Ashley Victoria Robinson is a Canadian hobbit now living in the United States. She is the co-creator & writer of JUPITER JET. Her comic book writings have been published through DC Comics/IDW, Top Cow, Action Lab Comics, Alterna Comics, Not Forgotten Comics and Colonial Comics. You may know her as the host of the Geek History Lesson podcast (alongside Jason Inman), and any number of shows for the youtube channels including Jawiin, Nerd Alert, Geek Bomb, Collider, Screen Junkies, DC All-Access, Comicbook.com, Geek & Sundry, Hyper RPG, Major Spoilers and many more. She is the co-creator of The Red Shirt Diaries and has been featured in several international commercial campaigns including Intel alongside The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons. She is also a company member of Theatre West, where LA locals can watch her perform all year long!
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We are very excited to announce that Herbert Jefferson Jr will appear as Guest of Honor for Space Expo at Long Beach Comic Con! A prolific actor, he portrayed Lt. Boomer on the classic BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, and has also been featured in APOLLO 13, OUTBREAK, KNIGHT RIDER, AIRWOLF, T.J. HOOKER, STAR TREK: RENEGADES, and STAR TRECK: OF GODS AND MEN.Read More
We are very excited to announce that Sebastian Kadlecik will be appearing at Long Beach Comic Con! He is the creator of the Eisner-nominated story QUINCE and the epic action saga PENGUINS VS. POSSUMS. Originally from the Bay Area, he has been living in Los Angeles for about a decade. In that time, Sebastian has created his own comic books as well as provided art, words, and lettering for numerous indie titles. In addition to his comic book work, he has also written short plays, web series, and sketch comedy. Sebastian is also an actor and has been seen in several indie films, stage plays, live radio plays, and other cool, crazy, artsy stuff. His illustrations have been featured on numerous well-known TV shows.Read More
A self-described avant-garden variety writer and filmmaker, D.E. Schrader has an extensive background in stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy, with well-received features and shorts including NoHo, Being Ozzy Osbourne, Bloodline, Mercy No Mercy, Come and Knock, Reading Game of Thrones, and the recent, controversial Back to the Bad: Breaking to the Future. Schrader is the writer/co-creator of the new Action Lab Danger Zone comic, BABY BADASS, and is currently developing an online communal comedy hub called HyLoflix. He lives happily in Los Angeles with his amazing wife and one-hundred-pound dog.Read More