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Friday, May 6

Saturday, May 7

2nd Annual Blastoff Comicsfest

The Federal Bar

North Hollywood, CA 91601

10:00am to 4:00pm

The Federal Bar North Hollywood celebrates national “Free Comic Book Day” with the second annual BLASTOFF COMICSFEST!

Knitting Factory Entertainment and Blastoff Comics have teamed up to bring comic book fans an afternoon to remember at Blastoff Comicsfest. Come visit with comic creators from Marvel; Dark Horse; IDW Publishing; DC and more, as they sign comics, give away free sketches and meet one-on-one with fans young and old. Admission to the festival is free. There will also be a beer garden, food stations, live DJ, costumed hero photo ops, and of course, plenty of free comics!

The festival will also feature a special ticketed event: Hollywood Writer’s Roundtable. The roundtable will discuss issues associated with comic books and genre literature increasingly becoming the most popular source for television and movies. Panelists include screenwriter Carl Gottlieb (JAWS, THE JERK); director Nicholas Meyer (STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN, STAR TREK VI: THE VOYAGE HOME); Executive Producer Quinton Peeples (Netflix’s IRON FIST); writer Brigitte Hales (Hulu's 11/22/63, ONCE UPON A TIME); and writer Jim Kreuger (THE HIGH COST OF HAPPILY EVER AFTER, JUSTICE). This event will be moderated by Michael Stradford, Director of Enhanced Content for Warner Home Entertainment. Tickets are available here: http://tktwb.tw/1S60rn9

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