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With only a month until Long Beach Comic Con takes over the Long Beach Convention Center (September 8th-9th in Long Beach, California), the guest announcements will start to come in quickly.

Today, they announced the next set of guests that will be in attendance. Joining the already announced list that includes Christopher PriestMarv Wolfman, Dean Haspiel, Jonathan Ames, Jim Calafiore, JK WoodwardHerbert Jefferson JrKristian NairnJim CalafioreGigi EdgleyJaime Hernandez, and more are Robert PilkingtonBarbara Randall KeselJessica SonnebornSarah StephensJoe Pruett, and Patrick Owsley.

In addition they announced the programming tracks (below, courtesy of their press release) for their Comic Creator Conference which will once again take place the day before the convention (Friday, September 7th)

We will once again be attendance for the show, so follow us on all the social media channels for pictures, info, and more live from the convention!

2:00 PM-2:10 PM
Welcoming Remarks
2:15 PM-3:00 PM
Your Public Image
The world sees you in media. Learn the dos and don’ts of creating the perfect website with Diana MacFarlane of Red Rubber Media, and learn how a publicist works for you with Megan Beatie of MB Communications
3:05 PM-3:50 PM
How Not to Die at the Drawing Board
You’re an artist! Okay, maybe a writer! It can get sedentary! Fully boarded general surgeon Dr. Mauricio Heilbron gives you tips on health issues for creatives, and Aftershock’s Joe Pruett (yes, he had a stroke) tells you what to do when things get real.
4:00 PM-4:50 PM
10 Things You Need to know about Booth Salesmanship
David Gallaher has done a million conventions and sold his work at all of ’em! He gives you the tips and tricks you need to engage passers-by and sell your stuff!
5:00 PM-5:45 PM
You’re an artist, but you’re also your own accounts receivable department. Learn the basics of billing with PERSON T’K, and everything you need to know about income taxes with Enrolled Agent Joe Davidson
5:55 PM-6:40 PM
Contract Negotiation and IP Law
Intellectual Property lawyer Michael Lovitz walks you through the ins-and-outs of negotiating your best deal, and how to hang on to your IP rights.
6:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Networking Reception
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Intro to TM and ©
The basics of trademark and copyright as it relates to the creation of original art and art using other entities works. Focused on art creation, online portfolios and new IP.
3:05 PM – 3:50 PM
Resumes & Interviews & Portfolios
He once did “Edited by Owz.” Now Christopher Priest gives you the Do’s and Dont’s of making a first impression and not botching the second, while artist Tom Raney tells you about the two million portfolios he’s seen and how to make yours stand out
4:00 PM – 4:50 PM
Brian Crosby has been cover artist at Marvel and a creative director of themed entertainment at Disney. He talks about the kinds of jobs there are in comics and related fields, and why, yes, you have to apply through H.R. Find out the best ways to break into the industry!
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM
Done, Not Perfect
Time and project management 101: tips on how to get creative work done in time and up to snuff without having to stay up all night every night with artist Tom Raney, and longtime writer/editor Christopher Priest.
5:55 PM – 6:40 PM
BEYOND RENDERING: A look into digital coloring process that can land you your next job.
Colorist David Baron talks about what you should concentrate on when coloring, and how to present that work. He gives examples of styles and strategies when presenting your work to editors, and gives advice on how to balance your deadlines and increase work flow. It’s everything a digital colorist needs to know, minus the technical part!
6:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Networking Reception

All pictures are courtesy of Long Beach Comic Con/MAD Event Management LLC

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