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LA Comic Con announces Lord of the Rings panel, The Boys, Matt Smith spotlight and more

Los Angeles Comic Con has just announced what panels to expect at this year's convention

Photograph of the interior of the Los Angeles Convention Center during LA Comic Con 2021
Image credit: Jim Donnelly - LA Comic Con

The weather's starting to cool down, the leaves are starting to turn. You know what that means: LA Comic Con 2023 is just around the corner, and yes, Popverse will be going.

Los Angeles Comic Con will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on December 1-3, and today the convention revealed the complete guest list and the biggest panels that'll take over the main stage.

For the comics fans, here are the guests announced today: Ryan Ottley, Ryan Stegman, Skottie Young, Jason Aaron, Dan Slott, Zeb Wells, Ariel Diaz, Josie Campbell, Rosie Besch, Nick Spencer, Jim Cheung, Patrick Owsley, Michael Swanigan, Scott Koblish, and Steven E. Gordan.

For those who are interested mainly in panels, here's what's been anounced for the Main Stage:

  • MARVEL: Amazing Spider-Man – Gang War
  • Spotlight on: Matt Smith
  • Ahsoka with Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Ivanna Sakhno, Eman Esfandi & Diana Lee Inosanto
  • The Boys with Erin Moriarty & Karen Fukuhara
  • Spotlight on: Jamie Campbell Bower
  • The Office with Rainn Wilson & Paul Lieberstein
  • Lord of the Rings with Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Dominic Monaghan & Billy Boyd
  • Harry Potter with Bonnie Wright, James Phelps & Oliver Phelps
  • SpongeBob SquarePants with Tom Kenny & Rodger Bumpass
  • and more!

About the show this year, CEO/GM of Los Angeles Comic Con parent company CEI Chris DeMoulin said in a statement, “Los Angeles has some of the most knowledgeable, diverse, and passionate fans in the world and they deserve a show that encompasses everything they love about con culture... Our team has worked to make this year’s show another unforgettable experience that embodies the creativity and artistry of the films, shows, comics, and creators we all know and love.”

You can grab tickets for LA Comic Con here.

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