California Comic Convention - 2018
The California Comic Convention
is returning for its 12th year to the Yorba Linda Community Center in
Orange County, CA on Sunday, January 28, 2018. This is a one-day event with a
focus on vintage comics and comic book art. Dozens of dealers from across the
U.S. will offer a large selection of items sought-after by collectors and
scheduled guest artists Keith Pollard and
Mike Royer, may sketch and will
sign during the show.
will be available to take attendees’ submissions and to witness the original
signatures of our guest artists. In addition, we will
raffle dozens of valuable items throughout the day including
graded comics, original comic book pages, guest artist sketches.
28, 2018 (Sunday)
a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Linda Community Center
4501 Casa Loma Ave.
Linda CA 92886
ticket purchases are available online at :
Keith Pollard -
Keith Pollard (born January 20, 1950) is an American comic book artist. Originally from the Detroit area,
Pollard is best known for his simultaneous work on the Marvel Comics titles Fantastic Four, The Mighty Thor,
and The Amazing Spider-Man in the late 1970s-early 1980s.
Pollard made his professional comics debut in 1974 with stints on such titles as Master of Kung Fu, Deadly
Hands of Kung Fu, Astonishing Tales, and Black Goliath. He became the regular penciller of The Amazing
Spider-Man with issue #186 (November, 1978), lasting on the title until issue #205 (June, 1980).
He also pencilled The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #15 in 1981. With writer Marv Wolfman, Pollard co-created
the Black Cat in The Amazing Spider-Man #194 (July, 1979).
Pollard was also the regular penciler of The Mighty Thor during 1979-1982: issues #286-#317 (some material
reprinted in the trade paperbacks Thor: The Eternals Saga, volumes one and two).
In the early 1990s he drew all the character profiles for the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Master Edition.
Pollard left comics in 1994, though he occasionally makes appearances at comic book conventions)
- Mike Royer became an assistant to artist Russ Manning
on Gold Key's Magnus, Robot Fighter and Tarzan, he also worked with artists Warren Tufts and Alberto Giolitti and drew cover
for the Hanna-Barbera TV Adventure Heroes.
Royer began freelancing for Warren Publishing's line of black-and-white horror-comics magazines,
Eerie, Creepy and Vampirella as well.
Royer inked the covers of writer-penciler Jack Kirby's The Forever People and The New Gods at DC Comics,
He became Kirby's primary inker at DC, working on those titles and
Mister Miracle, as well Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen. He additionally inked Kirby's, The Demon
and Kamandi, also several issues of Our Fighting Forces.
Royer also worked on Tarzan Sunday-newspaper comic strip and Star Wars comic strips.
Royer was on staff with The Walt Disney Company, doing art and design for books,
comic books and comic strips, and theme park and licensed merchandise for its Consumer Product/Licensing division.