Comics Rocked at 4th Annual Comics Rock! Convention

Columnists, Entertainment, Kim's Kronicles — By on May 13, 2015 at 2:23 am

Cover and Inside Photo: (L-R) Michael Colyar, Hope Flood, Mother Love, and Dick Gregory. Photo by Kim Webster.

By Kim Webster

LOS ANGELES CA – This year the 4th Annual Comics Rock! Convention honored comic genius, social/civil rights activist, and humanitarian Dick Gregory.  Mr. Gregory mixed comedy with knowledge and world issues when speaking to a standing-room-only audience at Mavericks Flat.  During the four-day convention seminars and workshops were held at the J Spot Comedy Club owned by comedian J Anthony Brown.  Kym Whitley, KJLH Radio personality Tammi Mac, Luenell, Mother Love, The Mooney Twins, Rodney Perry, Joe Torry, and Shang Forbes were among those who conducted the workshops and seminars.

The closing night of the convention featured a “Comics On the Catwalk 4a Cause Fashion & Comedy Show” in Hollywood.  Comedienne, actress Cocoa Brown kept the audience laughing while hosting the fashion show which included modeling comics Edwonda White and Joe Torry.  “Sexy” comedienne Flame Monroe made a cameo appearance, delighting the audience.  Designers included Dhakmani Designs, Teena Cisco Sports & Glamour, Peache’, Latricia Renee Price, Sweets Jewelry, and The Wilbourn Sisters.  Singers and comedians King Kedar, Edwonda White, Treluv, Tony Walk, Corey Fernandez, Londee the Artist, Lamarr Deuce Lubin and Second 2 None made the evening complete.  Proceeds from the show benefited The American Diabetes Association and A Nickel for Hope, Inc. which mentors at-risk girls.  Comedienne Hope Flood is the founder of the Comics Rock! Convention and A Nickel for Hope, Inc.  She is an advocate in furthering the careers of comics and providing industry knowledge, networking, and mentoring opportunities.For more information please go to

Cocoa Brown (L) and Flame Monroe. Photo by Kim Webster.

Hope Flood (L) and one of the Queens of Comedy, Miss Laura. Photo by Kim Webster.

Model in dress designed by Carolyn Wilbourn of Wilbourn Sisters. Photo by Kim Webster.

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