I just learned of a convention that is about a one-hour, 20 minute train ride from my home and I’m thinking of going.

What:
Los Angeles Comic Book & Sci-Fi Convention

Where:
Shrine Hall
700 W. 32nd Street, Los Angeles, Calif.
Across from the USC campus, off of Figueroa Street.

When:
January 16th, 2011
10am – 5pm

Admission:
$8

Guests:
Guests listed on the website are for last week’s show. But I’ve heard through the grapevine that Billy Dee Williams will be making a rare convention appearance to meet with fans and sign autographs!

Williams’ genre credits include:

  • Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi
  • Harvey Dent in Batman (1989)
  • Commander Skyler in Alien Intruder
  • Ferguson in Epoch: Evolution
  • Pastor Charlie in Hood of Horror

As well as reprising his Calrissian roll for Robot Chicken and lending his voice to the forthcoming animated film, Mars Needs Moms.

For more information:
www.comicbookscifi.com

If anyone reading this will be going and will be swinging through the Long Beach, Calif. area, on their way there … can you give me a lift?