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Celebrating Women in Comics Panel Announced for Long Beach Comic Expo 2016

For comic book fans in the Southern California area, Long Beach Comic Expo is an annual event that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all pop culture genres. The convention will return once again this year, taking place from Saturday, February 20, through Sunday, February 21, with a plethora of phenomenal panels scheduled throughout the weekend.  This morning, Fanboy Comics is honored to announce the inclusion of the Celebrating Women in Comics Panel which will take place on Sunday, February 21, at 10:30 a.m. in Room S4B.   With panelists Taki Soma, Cat Staggs, and Agnes Garbowska participating, Fanboy Comics invites you to join in on the insightful and exciting event!

The Celebrating Women in Comics panel will discuss the climate of women in the comic book industry and will also field questions from the audience. Moderated by Fanboy Comics Managing Editor Barbra Dillon, the panelists will include Cat Staggs (Artist, Star Wars, DC Comics & IDW), Agnes Garbowska (Artist, IDW’s My Little Pony, Dark Horse, Marvel, Dynamite, & Aspen), and Taki Soma (Artist/Writer, Marvel Icon, Dark Horse and Image Comics).

Please visit the Long Beach Comic Expo website to purchase your tickets for this exciting event. In addition, follow Long Beach Comic Expo on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and information.

More information regarding where you will find Fanboy Comics at the convention, as well as their creator signing schedule, will be available this week. Stay tuned to the Fanboy Comics website, Facebook, and Twitter for more information.

Everyone at Fanboy Comics is greatly looking forward to the convention, and we hope to see you there!

ABOUT LONG BEACH EXPO: Long Beach Comic Expo is an annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center that celebrates comic books and pop culture and showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators, and creators of all types of pop culture. At Long Beach Comic Expo, you’ll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational programs for all ages, guest signings, and meet & greet sessions with celebrities. Long Beach Comic Expo is a MAD Event Management, LLC production. To learn more and purchase tickets, please visit

Barbra Dillon, Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief




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