The California Comic Convention is returning for its 13th year to Orange County, California on Sunday, January 27, 2019. This con is being held at the Yorba Linda Community Center on 4501 Casa Loma Avenue in Yorba Linda, California.
This one-day show with a focus on vintage comics and comic book art, will bring together dozens of dealers from across the U.S. to offer a large selection of items sought-after by collectors and investors. Not to mention special guests artists Ron Wilson and Mike Vosburg.
Wilson entered the comics industry in the early 1970s at Marvel Comics where he worked on such titles as Marvel Two-in-One, Black Goliath, Power Man, The Hulk, and Captain Britain. He went on to draw for Marvel’s Masters of the Universe, Wolfpack, The Avengers, Captain America, Deadly Hands of Kung Fu, Iron Man, and What If. He also worked on DC Comics Milestone Media imprint providing character design work and penciled Icon as well as the DC universe miniseries Arion the Immortal. As of 2012, Ron was preparing a new creator-owned project Battle Rappers.
Vosburg comics career began in the 1960s, when as a teenager he started Masquerader, a comic fanzine. He later contributed to horror titles by Western Publishing and Charlton Comics. He also did various work for DC Comics and Marvel Comics including Savage She-Hulk, Sisterhood of Steel, and G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero. From 1989 to 1996, for the TV series Tales from the Crypt, Vosburg illustrated comic book covers designed to look like the original 1950s comics He has self-published Lori Lovecraft books and continues to do a lot of storyboarding work for television and film.
CGC will be available to take attendees’ submissions and to witness the original signatures of our guest artists. In addition, they will raffle dozens of valuable items throughout the day including CGC-graded comics, original comic book pages, and guest artist sketches. Both guest artists will also sketch and sign during the show.
The con is running Sunday 9:30 AM to 5 PM. Admission is only $20 and parking at the show is free.
For more information on the upcoming show, or to purchase tickets, visit calcomiccon.com.