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Long Beach Comic Expo And NERDBOT Announce New Partnership

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LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MAD Event Management, creators and operators of several pop-culture conventions, announces programming, innovations, and Special Guests for the 9th annual Long Beach Comic Expo, February 17th & 18th, 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

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Making its Long Beach Comic Expo debut, SOCIAL SQUARE is the event's official hub for social interaction. Anchored by the NERDBOT stage and their continuous Facebook Live stream to more than 500,000 fans, SOCIAL SQUARE will feature appearances and interviews with many beloved pop culture personalities, including Joe Keery (STRANGER THINGS), Emma Caulfield (BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER), TWIN PEAKS stars Sherilyn Fenn and Kimmy Robertson, WWE stars Rikishi and Lisa Marie Varon, EDUMACATION author Andy McElfresh and many more.

"As we enter our 10th year of producing conventions in Long Beach, we are excited to have this opportunity to create a new paradigm for our events focused around content. Our aim is to treat our attendees to a new experience that features entertainment, celebrities, interviews and fun for all ages," said Martha Donato, Founder and President of MAD Event Management LLC. "We found an incredible partner in NERDBOT and can't wait for everyone to see what we've got going!"

SOCIAL SQUARE will offer fans a constant source of entertainment and engagement, including trivia games, live comedy and music. Attendees are encouraged to check the SOCIAL SQUARE schedule for updates on guest appearances, surprise drop-ins and more. Sponsors include BERNINA of AMERICA, MARVEL STUDIOS' THOR RAGNAROK Blu-Ray and BLACK PANTHER, Disney Studios' A WRINKLE IN TIME, THE EDUMACATION BOOK from Weldon Owen, THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT from Screen Gems, ATTACK OF THE SOUTHERN FRIED ZOMBIES from Gravitas Ventures, and BAD SAMARITAN from Electric Entertainment.

LBCE will also host panels on cosplay, webcomics, self-publishing, horror, politics and pop culture, and will host panels featuring Humanoids Publishing (A 20th Anniversary Celebration), Fanbase Press (The Impact of Latinx Creators, STAR WARS: Themes of Legacy) and GeekFest Film Festival (Meet the GeekFest Filmmakers, Women of SciFi).

Other highlights include a rare spotlight on LBCE's Guest of Honor, Don McGregor (BLACK PANTHER) and panels welcoming Emmy Award-winning voice and casting director Andrea Romano (BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES), comics creator Mark Waid (ARCHIE, CAPTAIN AMERICA), and screenwriter Aaron Covington (CREED).

For tickets and information visit: www.longbeachcomicexpo.com  

Whitney Woznick
White Water Agency

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