Stan Lee and POW! Entertainment launch Comikaze 2012!

Comic Book Legend Stan Lee & POW! Entertainment launch new Comic Convention
with Comikaze Entertainment Inc.

Los Angeles’ Only Comic Convention Comikaze to rebrand as Stan Lee’s Comikaze
presented by Pow! With This Year’s Much Anticipated Annual Event in the 
Fall.

Beverly Hills, Calif. (April 11, 2012) – Comikaze Entertainment Inc., the
operator behind the largest multimedia pop culture, comic book, horror, 
anime and gaming convention in Greater Los Angeles, has announced a 
strategic partnership with world renowned pop culture icon Stan Lee and 
his company POW! Entertainment.  With a staggering 40,000 attendee 
turnout and over 300 exhibitors during its 2011 debut, this 
one-of-a-kind-expo was promptly recognized and embraced by attendees, 
the comic convention industry, and the greater LA area. In fact, LA 
Weekly named Comikaze Expo the “Best New Convention”.

Hosted at the Los Angeles Convention Center on September 15-16th 2012, 
‘Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo presented by POW! Entertainment,’ promises a 
larger premier experience for attendees this year with an  amazing line-up
of attractions from vendors, exciting interactive contests, tons of 
celebrity autograph signings, the addition of movie screenings, incredible 
panel sessions and all new gaming tournaments. Comikaze Expo will also join 
other major Stan Lee and POW! Entertainment endeavors such as the release 
of Lee’s dedicated digital hub “TheRealStanLee.com” with EQAL, 1821’s 
“Romeo & Juliet: The War” and “Stan Lee’s Kids Universe,” A2 & Archie Comics’ 
“Stan Lee’s Mighty Seven,” and “Stan Lee’s World of Heroes” YouTube channel 
with Vuguru.

“The inauguration of Comikaze Expo demonstrated the mighty appetite and 
eager response from fans to experience a Los Angeles-based event that 
provides a variety of comic book and pop culture entertainment,” said Stan 
Lee, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment. “We saw an 
opportunity to creatively take this event to new heights through our 
partnership and we seized it!”

Regina Carpinelli, Founder and CEO of Comikaze Entertainment Inc. commented:
“Stan is one of the greatest entertainment icons of our generation and the
godfather of modern comics.  We expect him to be instrumental in developing 
the Los Angeles Comikaze Convention. We have partnered with one of pop cultures
most celebrated figures and we plan to wow not only LA but also the world.
Audiences can anticipate a highly interactive experience at Stan Lee’s 
Comikaze Expo, unlike any other show. We want to change the way conventions 
are created and make an ultimate fan experience year round.  Besides, 
it’s about damn time Stan had his own convention!”

Gill Champion, CEO of POW! Entertainment, said: “Live events are an important
element supporting POW!’s brand extension. Where else to better start this
program then in our own back yard here in LA and with a proven venue and
association.”

Further announcements around Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo 2012 will be 
revealed leading up to the convention. Tickets are now available 
through pre-sale at $12 in honor of their inaugural 2011 show prices.  
Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo presented by POW! is also offering a unique ticket
at an additional price that enlists fans into the Stan Lee’s Comikaze Army. 
This interactive ticket includes a weekend pass, armband, dog tag, military 
id for discounts on merchandise and select vendors as well as collector’s 
edition posters(children under 12 enter for free) through www.comikazeexpo.com
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