Critical Miss

Take a look at this press release for the Los Angeles Science Fiction and Comic Book Convention and see if you can figure out what’s missing:

AMERICAN GLADIATORS Cast Members MAYHEM (William Romeo), STEEL (Erin Toughill), FURY (Jamie Kovac), HELGA (Robin Coleman), LASER (JIm Starr), and TOA (Tanoai Reed) appear to sign autographs from 12:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. There is no charge if you bring one item for them to sign, but the cast will have a SPECIAL AMERICAN GLADIATORS POSTER available for purchase that they will all sign together. Though AMERICAN GLADIATORS will no longer be seen on NBC-TV, an announcement will be made at the Convention of where new episodes will air. New Cast Members from the new season of AMERICAN GLADIATORS will also appear.

RAY PARK is known for his role as DARTH MAUL in STAR WARS EPISODE ONE: THE PHANTOM MENACE, and this Movie celebrates it’s 10th Anniversary of release during 2009. RAY stars as SNAKE EYES in G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA Movie scheduled for release this summer. RAY will be signing autographs from 12:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M., and while there is a charge it includes a choice of photo.

A set of five G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA POSTERS will be given away FREE to everyone attending while supplies last.

The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION takes place at the Shrine Auditorium Expo Center, located at 700 West 32nd Street, right across from USC College. Admission is only $8.00, five years and under are free. A large Dealers Room full of Comic Books, Anime Merchandise, Toys, and other Collectibles are also featured. Call (818) 954-8432 or check www.comicbookscifi.com for more information.

The LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION celebrates 32 years of operation during 2009, with well over 350 shows having been held. During it’s long run, the LOS ANGELES COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION has provided the public with an intimate forum to meet creators of Comic Books, Animation, Television Series, and Movies.

Okay, read it?

Anything else you’d like to know about the convention? You’ve got a guest list, a location, admission price, some of the swag, anything else?

Like, oh, I don’t know, the date and time?

Fortunately we have the Internet to answer that question, as a quick trip to their website reveals that it’s February 15.

Now if they’d just make an effort to post a schedule more than one month in advance…

(I was so tempted to call this post “Press Release Fail,” but I think there’s too much Fail on the Internet as it is.)

See Also: Convention Photos & Write-Ups

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