One- or Two-Day VIP Outing to Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo: the Comic Con of L.A. on September 15 and 16 (60% Off)

Los Angeles Convention Center

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Superheroes, like cannonballs filled with nougat, combine outer strength with internal goodness. Bask in the paranormal with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $12 for a one-day VIP-pass package (a $30 value), valid Saturday, September 15 or Sunday, September 16
  • $20 for a two-day VIP-pass package (a $50 value), valid Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16

The event is held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Both packages include the following:

  • Raffle ticket for an original Spider-Man signed by Stan Lee
  • Vouchers to purchase a discounted official Comikaze T-shirt, Comikaze lithograph, and one of five Camilla d’Errico prints

Signings and interviews grant crowds a chance to ask for a sample of magical dust from creative personalities including Stan Lee (creator of Spider-Man and X-Men), Lou Ferrigno (star of The Incredible Hulk and former Mr. Universe), and Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark). Special drawings and raffles grant winners signed comic editions and prints.

Kids aged 12 and younger can get in free with a paying adult.

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo: the Comic Con of L.A.

Since they were kids, siblings Regina and Fabiano Carpinelli have lived and breathed comics. In 2011, the Carpinellis' passion came to a head as more than 35,000 fellow comic fans attended their inaugural Comikaze Expo. The success of the event attracted the attention of the legendary comic man himself: Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, who has since partnered with the duo to create Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo the Comic Con of L.A., a celebration of all things comic, gaming, sci-fi, and fantasy. The official comic book convention of Stan Lee punctuates its two-day celebration with celebrity guests, fan-focused panels, costume contests, and gaming competitions. Art shows feature the work of industry greats and unknown artists side by side, allowing attendees to discover snippets of new stories or hunt pagefuls of their favorite rare character combinations, such as when Batman teamed up with Kristi Yamaguchi in Figure-Skating Fury.

Local charities use a portion of the proceeds to enrich the lives of those in need, demonstrating one of the many ways stories can change the real world for the better without resorting to wearing Darth Vader costumes to the office.

Reviews

Impressive for a first year con. There was a good turnout. Some well known celebrities included Stan Lee, Mark Hamil, and the original Elvira.

Karen K., Yelp, 1/4/12

It was a nice balance of geekdom, art and commerce with nothing overwhelming the other. Pretty rad costumes from the expo-goers too.

Maian T., Yelp, 12/1/11

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Not quite Comicon, but it was awesome!”


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    Los Angeles Convention Center

    1201 S Figueroa St.

    Los Angeles, California 90015

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In a Nutshell

Stan Lee co-presents 2nd annual celebration of comics, anime, gaming, sci-fi, fantasy, and horror with celebrity guests, panels & contests.

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 16th, 2012. May buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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