Blood & Babes Comic Con Coming To Source Mall

Krista Allen (Baywatch Hawaii; Final Destination) will be appearing at Blood & Babes Comic Con
Krista Allen (Baywatch Hawaii; Final Destination) will be appearing at Blood & Babes Comic Con

Blood & Babes Comic Con, “The Ultimate Horror Convention Experience,” is coming to Long Island on Sept. 12-14. Pop culture fans will get to meet and greet more than 70 horror scream queens, Playboy playmates, glamour models and cinematic props (including the Bumblebee auto from Transformers) who’ll be appearing over the course of three days. A silent auction will also be held to raise money for the Jack Kirby Research Museum. Movie buffs will also get to view screenings of more than eight screenings of popular horror movies from an array of acclaimed indie filmmakers including Mike O’Mahony (A Dark Place Inside).

Bumblebee from the Transformer films
Bumblebee from the Transformer films

An after party will also take place Saturday night at Dave & Busters in the same building which will include a buffet, open bar, unlimited video games, bowling and billiards. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet the ladies and take photos with them. In addition, a concert featuring top horror rock band Demon Boy will be held along with a swimwear fashion show consisting of at least 10 models.

Diabolique Magazine will be one of the vendors at this years Blood & Babes Comic Con
Diabolique Magazine will be one of the vendors at this years Blood & Babes Comic Con

There will also be numerous vendors including Diabolique, “The Premiere Horror Genre Magazine” selling merchandise, posters, toys, magazines, autographs, T-shirts, jewelry, trading cards (sport and non-sport). On-site Mexican food will be provided by Cozymel’s. Blood & Babes Comic Con will take place in Westbury’s Source Mall located at 1504 Old Country Rd. Show hours: Friday, 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. After party: 8 p.m.-midnight; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 3-Day pass: $40; Daily admission: $20. For more information, please visit www.longislandcollectorsexpo.com or www.facebook.com/licollectorsexpo

Dave Gil de Rubio
In addition to being editor of Massapequa Observer and Hicksville News, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).

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