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Sunday, July 24, 2022, 1:00 pm - Close
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Panels - Sunday, July 24, 1:00pm - Close


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: BrownCoat Meeting Room

Browncoats are celebrating 20 years of Firefly with a screening of the award-winning fan film Shadows on the Wind and a discussion with the film's creator/producer Jocelyn Fischer, writer Justin Fischer, and Browncoat fan art favorite Nick Kremenek (Dreamforger Studios).
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Comicspocalypse: Why Dystopia Sells in Comics

Even in the face of extraordinarily challenging times, audience interest in dystopian fiction is still at an all-time high throughout entertainment mediums. Led by Barbra Dillon (editor-in-chief, Fanbase Press), David Pepose (writer, Savage Avengers), David M. Booher (writer, Canto), Desirée Proctor (co-writer, Nuclear Power), and Erica Harrell (co-writer, Nuclear Power) discuss why dystopian stories remain so popular in comics and what we can learn from stories that feature characters and/or societies that are beset by great injustices.
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Disney Classics Retold with a Twist

Disney Publishing authors and editors discuss beloved Disney franchises and how they have re-imagined them for a fresh new take on classic stories told from a completely different perspective. Speakers include Livia Blackburne (The Queen’s Council: Feather and Flame), Shea Ernshaw (Long Live the Pumpkin Queen), Maggie Stiefvater (Bravely), Emma Theriault (The Queen’s Council: Rebel Rose), and Disney editor Holly Rice.
Room 24ABC


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Draw with Dr. Xu!

Wei Xu, Ph.D. (artist, mathematician, computer scientist, and author) will guide you step-by-step through his ABC (Angle-Based Constructive) method of observational drawing. This innovative approach maximizes the use of geometric principles, making it easy to follow and effective in drawing. Come taste the power of [+SM]Art: adding Science and Math into Art.
Room 11


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: From Burnout to Brainstorm

The pace and pay structure of publishing has it so that writers and cartoonists take on multiple comics and book projects with other work to earn a living wage. Jamila Rowser (writer, Wash Day Diaries; founder, Black Josei Press), cartoonist Amber Padilla (illustrator, The Secret Garden on 81st Street), writer Regine Sawyer (Lockett Down Productions, founder of Women in Comics Collective International), and writer Amy Chu (Turning Red: The Graphic Novel, Poison Ivy, Red Sonja) discuss the mental, physical, and financial impact of these practices and raise ideas for enabling storytellers to have a long career doing what they love and what fans love reading. Moderated by Christine Pasalo Norland (writer, founder, and president of Hello Barkada).
Room 29AB


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: GeekED: Career Advice for College Geeks

College does not typically come with a perfect roadmap. Geeky passions, however, can serve as a compass to navigate the confusion, difficulty, and doubt toward opportunity and fulfillment. David Surratt (University of Oklahoma), Viviana Siles-Osejo (internship & early career programs specialist, Universal Studios Hollywood), and student Isabel Wong (UCLA) share their stories of how they leveraged geeky passions to find campus and career opportunities and will offer advice for attendees on how they can do the same. Moderated by Kevin Kawakami (UCLA).
Helen Price Reading Room, San Diego Central Library


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: How To Create Your Own Novel

The Winner Twins, Brittany and Brianna, international-bestselling and multiple award-winning novelists and comic book writers (Twin Soul Series, Joan Jett & The Black Hearts - Bad Reputation/I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll, Halestorm: Hyde Manor), will explain how to create your own novel step by step, from building your universe to overcoming writer’s block to the different paths to publishing. They will be joined by Todd McCaffrey (New York Times bestselling author, Dragon Riders of Pern, Canaris Rift Series), Seanan McGuire (New York Times bestselling author, Hugo and Nebula Award-winner, October Daye Series, InCryptid Series), and David Silver (intellectual property and entertainment attorney), and Chris Jericho (acclaimed actor, wrestler, musician, author, podcaster, game show host, and television personality). They will share their war stories, and writing secrets, and teach you how to turn your story idea into a published novel.
Room 25ABC


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: How To Navigate the Bookish Web

Tricia Levenseller (Master of Iron), Mary E. Pearson (Dance of Thieves), Aiden Thomas (The Sunbearer Trials), and Zoe Hana Mikuta (Godslayers) talk about how they engage with their readers, share their stories, and connect with fellow writers across BookTok, Bookstagram, and beyond. Moderated by Lizz Huerta (The Lost Dreamer).
Room 7AB


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: So You Want To Make a Graphic Novel?

Graphic novels are owning the bestseller charts. But what goes into making them? An award-winning group of comics creators discuss the nitty-gritty of creating graphic novels for young readers. Panelists include Jennifer and Matthew Holm (The Big Adventures of Babymouse), Dan Santat (The Aquanaut), and Jarrett Krosoczka (Hey, Kiddo). Moderated by Rose Brock, Ph.D. (Hope Nation).
Room 28DE


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Spotlight on Miriam Libicki

Comic book author, illustrator, and critic Deb Aoki (Bento Box) interviews Miriam Libicki (jobnik!, Toward a Hot Jew, But I Live) about her path in comics, from art school to the indie con circuit, academia and beyond. Miriam is a pioneer of the graphic essay and plumbs American-Jewish identity using multiple perspectives and mediums.
Room 4


1:15 pm - 2:15 pm: What We Do in the Shadows (FX) Exclusive Screening and Q&A

FX’s What We Do in the Shadows brings the World’s Greatest Vampire Nightclub to San Diego! Mix it up with the hottest vampires (and their familiar) to come out of Staten Island in hundreds and hundreds of years! Appearing (subject to change): Kayvan Novak (Nandor), Matt Berry (Laszlo), Natasia Demetriou (Nadja), Harvey Guillén (Guillermo), Mark Proksch (Colin Robinson), and Kristen Schaal (The Guide), as well as Paul Simms (executive producer/writer), Stefani Robinson (executive producer/writer), Yana Gorskaya (co-EP/director/editor), and Kyle Newacheck (co-EP/director). Be among the first humans to set eyes on a brand new episode. What We Do in the Shadows airs Tuesdays at 10:00 pm ET/PT on FX and streams the next day on Hulu. BAAAaaaaat! 
Hall H


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: An Animated Life

Working in the arts is never dull! What is it like to live an animated life? To be a professional creative? Find out from these Comic-Con Special Guests Jane Baer, Ezra Clayton Daniels, and Phil La Marr, what it is to live An Animated Life! Moderated by the former senior editor of Rotten Tomatoes and movie critic for KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles, Grae Drake.
Room 10


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Comics Arts Conference Session #15: The Jewish Graphic Novel: From A Contract with God to Tunnels

When asked to compare his graphic novels to the prose work of Jewish-American novelist Saul Bellow, Will Eisner replied, “Bellow is doing nothing more than I'm doing . . . I've been selling the same pretzel on the same corner." Having innovated comics in the 1940s with his legendary The Spirit, Eisner burst back onto the scene with his pioneering 1978 graphic novel A Contract with God. He devoted the rest of his career to telling stories of Jewish life in 20th-century America. In Contract’s wake, new generations of Jewish graphic novelists followed in Eisner’s footsteps. Trina Robbins (A Minyn Yidn Un Andere Zakhn), Ken Krimstein (When I Grow Up: The Lost Autobiographies of Six Yiddish Teenagers), and Karen Green (Columbia University) discuss how the Jewish graphic novel developed in the years after Eisner’s groundbreaking publications. Danny Fingeroth (Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero) moderates.
Room 26AB


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: How To Feed Your Soul Through a Career in Mixed Reality, Virtual Reality, Gaming, Tech, and Comics

The great pause, reset, and resignation have changed our lives and industries, leaving many of us asking where we are now and where we can go with our careers. Panelists with a variety of backgrounds will share their stories of working on comics, films, games, mixed reality, virtual reality, technology, and accessibility, highlighting their career paths. They will give their thoughts on the current situation and talk about their breakthroughs and how everyone can continue to help each other ignite more conversations about these topics. Moderated by Heather Newman (lead, community success, Microsoft), with panelists iAsia Brown (senior program manager, Data+AI and “tech Picasso”), April Speight (spatial computing lead at Microsoft), Karuana Gatimu (customer advocacy group, Microsoft Teams Engineering, Microsoft) and Chloe Condon, (senior developer advocate).
Room 2


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Little Fish Comic Book Studio: 10 Years of Comics, Community, and Collaboration

Little Fish Comic Book Studio, San Diego's own nonprofit comic studio and advocacy group, is proud to have you join them for a look back at the last decade(!) of comics education and advocacy. They're taking a look at where they've been, the history of the studio, and the impact that the comic arts are making on the local comic community and the larger world. Alonso Nunez (executive director) joins Jocelyn Bojanowski (board member), Jenelle Dean (KPBS, One Book One San Diego), Rene Lafargue (Kevin Workman Foundation) and some of the brightest new talent around, from inside the studio and out. 
Room 23ABC


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Middle-earth Way Back When: Expanding the 2nd Age

LOTR experts from around the world dive into the mythology of Middle-earth, analyzing the lore of the Second Age and how Amazon’s Rings of Power fits in Tolkien's Legendarium. Discover the truth about Tolkien's lore, his inspirations, and his intentions for expanding LOTR. Panelists include Dr. Corey Olsen (Tolkien professor, Signum University), Matt NerdOfTheRings (YouTube lore expert), Anna María (actor and community organizer), Willie Jenkins (TikTok lore expert), Clifford Broadway (producer Ringers), and Justin Sewell (producer atYou are not allowed to view links. Register or Login ).
Room 6A


1:45 pm - 2:45 pm: Sesame Street Mecha Builders

From feathered and furry friends to robo superheroes-in-training, find out how the iconic Sesame Street Muppets got supersized into CGI animated characters for the newest series Sesame Street Mecha Builders. Olexa Hewryk, Frank Falcone, David Rudman, Ryan Dillon, and Leslie Carrara-Rudolph discuss how Cookie Monster, Elmo, and Abby Cadabby were re-imagined to expand the Sesameverse. Moderated by Alan Muraoka from Sesame Street.
Room 5AB


1:45 pm - 2:45 pm: Bringing Marvel's Superhero Team to Life onto the big Screen

It's hard to believe that a decade has passed since fans around the world broke records to see our favorite Marvel heroes come together to form Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Jessica Tseang (pop culture speaker) discusses with production designers, fight choreographers, stuntmen, and prop makers the joys of bringing our favorite team to life from behind the scene, and being part of an unforgettable journey.
Room 6DE


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Couples Who Cosplay Together

Cosplaying with your significant other can take the hobby to a whole new level. Learn the ups and downs of cosplaying as a couple at conventions and charity events from three couples who have been doing it for years. Trevor and Wendy Newton (3 years), Shawn Richter and Lisa Lower (5 years), and Miguel and Lucy Capuchino (30+ years) are couples who are madly in love with each other . . . and with cosplay. Moderated by Leana Ahmed (LA Sector president; Science Fiction Coalition).
Grand 10 & 11, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Cover Story: The Art of the Cover

What is seen on the front of a book, comic or otherwise, is becoming of increasing importance, and some of the most amazing artistry is being seen these days on covers. This panel features five people who have been responsible for popular and even iconic covers in recent years: Comic-Con Special Guests Kevin Maguire, Lorena Alvarez, Mark Wheatley, Marc Hempel, and Bill Morrison. See how they approach their work. Hear what they use to create the magic. And learn how it all comes to be.
Room 25ABC


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Experiential Story in a Theme Park World

Themed entertainment professionals Josh Shipley, Jason Surrell, and Eric Nix will lead an open discussion about the importance of creating for the subconscious level within world-class theme park experiences.
Room 24ABC


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: GeekED: Fandom, Followers, and Friendship: The Power of Parasocial Relationships

Our connections with fictional and media characters have power over us that we don’t always realize. These parasocial relationships are often as powerful as real-life relationships. During the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic, many college students, staff, and faculty leaned on these relationships. Moderator Alfred Day (UC Berkeley) will share his doctoral research on the power of parasocial relationships on college campuses and will join psychologist Dr. Brent Crandal (UC San Diego) and student Karlinna Sanchez (UCLA) to discuss the ways in which parasocial relationships have impacted community and learning on campuses.
Helen Price Reading Room, San Diego Central Library


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Spotlight on Henry Barajas

Henry Barajas (La Voz De M.A.Y.O. Tata Rambo, Helm Greycastle) has worked in the comic book industry for 12 years. Hank is just getting started! Don't miss the secret origin story of how the kid from Tucson went to live his dream as a comic book writer.
Room 28DE


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Surfside Girls and Radical Women: Top Shelf at 25 Years

After a quarter-century of publishing quirky, sophisticated, and captivating graphic novels, what's next for the indie tastemakers at Top Shelf Productions? Editor-in-chief Chris Staros and senior editor Leigh Walton lead a lively discussion with some of the brightest talent making waves: Kim Dwinell (Surfside Girls), Sofia Warren (Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator), Filipe Melo and Juan Cavia (Ballad for Sophie) and others.
Room 4


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Tales from the Comic Book Crackdown

Don’t miss this true terror tale complete with a twist ending! Celebrate 100 years of Bill Gaines, legendary publisher of EC Comics (Tales from the Crypt, Weird Science) and MAD magazine, and hear about the efforts to censor his horror comics 70 years ago. Michael Dooley (ArtCenter College), Jeff Trexler (executive director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund), and Ben Dickow (lecturer, Comics History) talk about how that story is still relevant today. You'll also get to preview a new major musical bringing this incredible story to life by LA's Captured Aural Phantasy Theater.
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: The Pandemic Grind Continues, But What To Do with All That Hustle?

This panel is a continuation of the 2020 [email protected] panel "The Grind Never Stops, Not Even During Quarantine." So you've grinded for an entire year, or some of it. Now what should you do? This session will offer some motivation and some tips and tricks that you can use now to ensure your success as we move forward into a new post-Pandemic world. Bryan "Kaiser" Tillman, best known for his Proper Pitching and Promoting Yourself panel, is giving you some much-needed motivation to get you past the hump and make all your efforts during lockdown worth it.
Room 11


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: The VFX of Dr. Who: You Can Do This!

Geoffrey Mark (Raised By Wolves, The Orville) moderates a panel of effects luminaries Jim Davidson (Titanic, Terminator 2), Ian Hunter (Interstellar, Inception), Tom Griep (Independence Day, Armageddon), and Chris Simmons (iRobot, Independence Day). They will be shown clips from classic Dr. Who episodes and challenged to re-create those effects with household items and tools, and things anyone can get from a DIY or hardware store. Learn how to re-create those effects yourself from these professionals of cinematic prestidigitation, utilizing dubious means and materials!
Room 7AB


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Women's Color Code

Women's Color Code is three women of color in video games who are excited to share their experiences in the game industry working on titles big and small, from Race with Ryan Road Trip and The Arcslinger to DreamWorks’ Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia and World of Warcraft. Game designer Alissa Smith (Jadu AR), licensing producer Cheyenne Shotton (Walt Disney Games), and voice actress Kimleigh Smith (Embrace Your Cape Enterprises) hope to inspire game lovers, women, and people of color to pursue their dreams of creating video games.
Room 29AB


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: The Nearest Stars within 100 Light Years

Have you ever wanted to know more about our closest stellar neighbors? Authors and actors discuss the 4,000 nearest stars within 100 light-years and alien civilizations that might be found in our region of the Milky Way. Featuring Mark O’Bannon (Pirates of the Imperium, Aia the Barbarian) and Jimmy Diggs (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine).
Room 32AB


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Comics Arts Conference Session #16: As the World Burns, Will Gen Z Listen?

In most first-year composition courses at public universities, writing instructors teach students about different argumentation styles, academic writing situations, rhetoric, classic appeals in both textual and visual settings, and how to integrate a deeper awareness of these elements into their reading and writing habits. Kristin Tamayo (California Polytechnic State University. Pomona) uses Derrick Jensen and Stephanie McMillan’s graphic novel As the World Burns: 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Stay in Denial in her classroom to give her students a way to study classic rhetorical appeals while also deepening their visual rhetorical awareness. Here, Tamayo discusses her analysis of student writers’ responses to this book to determine their understanding of the classical rhetorical appeals it uses to inform and persuade its audience to care about the effects of ecocide. Her students Courtney M. Murdoch, Yoselin I. Castro, and Hannah Gruidl share their reactions to reading the graphic novel in the classroom.
Room 26AB


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Funko: Pop Talk Live! at SDCC Hall H

Funko hosts Brian & Mike, join Hall H for a live session of Pop! Talk. This special session will feature Rosario Dawson, Simu Liu, and William Zabka with a special giveaway to all attendees.
Hall H


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: How Yo Create a YouTube Show

Creating a successful internet and social media presence isn't easy—but taking those first initial steps is. Leonard Sultana (An Englishman in San Diego/The Convention Collective) is joined by Kat Calamia (Comic Uno), Chris Sully (The Nerd Fu), and Dan Panosian (The Original Drink & Draw Social) to talk about the pros and cons of various platforms, equipment, live streaming vs. prerecorded content, networking and more, providing experienced advice on setting up a viable online conversation with an audience.
Room 2


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Tor Books: It's Us Against the World

Defeating the bad guy is hard work, and no one can do it alone. A panel of authors discuss what it takes to bring a ragtag team together to defeat incredible odds. Chosen ones are out, and dream teams (or nightmare crews) are in. Olivie Blake (The Atlas Six), Susan Dennard (The Luminaries), James Rollins (The Starless Crown), and R. R. Virdi (The First Binding) join moderator Ryka Aoki (Light from Uncommon Stars) for a discussion of uneasy alliances, fellowships, and found families. Whether it’s a shadow thief and her shady friends, secret society exiles, a grifter calling in old favors, a seer gathering a crew to fight the moon, or a cast of six uniquely gifted magicians, these writers are proving that what’s important is not what you know, but who you know.
Room 23ABC


2:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Masquerade Replay

Saturday night's big costuming event is reviewed by the Masquerade crew, audience questions are answered, and a big-screen video of all the costume entries is presented for those who missed the show, those who were in it, and those wanting a second look. Entrants can also pick up any leftover materials. Hosted by Martin Jaquish (Comic-Con/WonderCon Masquerade coordinator) and Bionica Bullard (Masquerade technical director).
Room 10


2:45 pm - 3:45 pm: It's Morphin' Time! The Power Rangers Celebrate 29 Years

Power Rangers from multiple seasons come together to celebrate 29 years of Morphin’ Time! Campy, energetic, and often over the top, the Power Rangers TV series launched in 1993 and quickly exploded into a worldwide multimedia franchise that endures to this day. Come celebrate nearly three decades of superhero action with some of your favorite actors from the series, including Abraham Rodriguez (Beast Morphers), Cameron Jebo and Ciara Hanna (Super Megaforce), Roger Velasco (Power Rangers in Space), Dwayne Cameron (Operation Overdrive), Davi Santos and Brennan Mejia (Dino Charge), Peter Adrian Sudarso (Ninja Steel), and more TBA! Hosted by actor/comedian Ben Kliewer (TheConGuy.com).
Room 5AB


2:45 pm - 4:45 pm: Starship Smackdown XXXVI: Battle of the Network Starships in the Multiverse of Madness

As featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and spotlighted in the San Diego Register, the ultimate galactic conflagration which began at Comic-Con in 2002 (that’s two decades ago, in human years) returns to where it all began with all-new surprises and twists for the most dangerous Smackdown ever! Will the Starship Enterprise (no bloody A, B, C, or D) end the Battlestar Galactica’s lonely quest? Can the Serenity defeat an Imperial Star Destroyer? And when it comes to music, it’s brutal out there when the Close Encounters Mothership stares down the maw of the Jefferson Starship. Featuring host Mark A. Altman (Pandora, Agent X, The Librarians) along with your highly credentialed professors of spaceship-ology Daren Dochterman (concept designer, Westworld, Picard, Master & Commander), Kay Reindl (writer/producer, Swamp Thing, Shining Vail), Steven Melching (Magic: The Gathering, The Clone Wars), Christian Gossett (The Red Star, Cthulutown), Ashley Edward Miller (DOTA: Dragon’s Blood, Fringe, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), and Robert Meyer Burnett (The Burnettwork). Prepare to launch all Vipers . . . X-Wings, Starfighters, Star Furies, and Shuttlecraft!
Room 6A


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Blade Runner 40th Anniversary

Author Paul M. Sammon (Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner), David L. Snyder (Blade Runner art direction), and Charles de Lauzirika (restoration producer, Blade Runner: The Final Cut; director, Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner) discuss and show visuals from Ridley Scott’s groundbreaking 1982 sci-fi classic.
Room 7AB


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Pac-Man: Birth of an Icon

Author Tim Lapetino discusses his book Pac-Man: Birth of an Icon and details Pac-Man’s origins in the book that Forbes magazine called “the most definitive take on everyone's favorite pill-popping, haunted hero.” It’s about time to shed light on what Pac-Man and its creators have meant to video games and the larger entertainment landscape!
Room 29AB


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Ask an Attorney: A Legal Q&A for Streamers and eSports Players

Do brands pay you to stream content? Are you (or do you want to be) a content creator signed with a major social media platform? Do you play eSports professionally (or wish to)? Whether you’re a seasoned or novice content creator, streamer, or eSports player, join Dorian Slater Thomas (Counsel, Frankfurt Kurnit), who will discuss posting and commenting traps to avoid; how to analyze contracts with platforms, teams, and brands; how to structure relationships within the industry; and much more.
Grand 12 & 13, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Creating Stories with Mental Health in Mind

Does Moon Knight have multiple personalities? Does Batman suffer from PTSD? How do comics and animation writers use mental health consultants to shape their characters? If you're developing an original story or creating a character with a complex mind, this panel is for you. Writers Jeremy Adams (The Flash), Livio Ramondelli (The Kill Lock), and Melissa Flores (The Dead Lucky) discuss their creative process, and Dr. Drea Letamendi (The Arkham Sessions) shares how to attribute trauma, psychological burdens, and other personality traits to give dynamic, realistic backgrounds to their storytelling. Moderated by Brian Ward (The Arkham Sessions).
Room 24ABC


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Level Up: Creating an RPG Empire

You’re ready to launch your best homebrew ideas to the world. The goal is to be in high demand, but what happens when you outgrow your dining room table? Actress and filmmaker Danielle Beckmann moderates a panel of industry professionals who will share the insight, work, luck, and mistakes that made them experts. Featuring Timothy Reese (Brooklyn Quarter), Karen Wang (Dispel Dice), Christoff Visscher (Cantrip Candles), Bobby Downey and John Varone (Wyrmwood Gaming), Catherine Elhoffer (Elhoffer Design), and Shane Salk (Carcerem).
Room 32AB


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Mold/Resin Making, 3D Printing, and FX Techniques

Learn techniques from experts Fon Davis (25-year veteran of miniature VFX who has worked on over 25 movies including the Star Wars series), Brooke Wheeler (district manager, Reynolds Plastics with years of experience in resin), Sam Girgis (owner of BiggerBoxModels, designing ideas using CAD systems and 3D printing), Don Westos (director of prop fabrications/mold making for Productions/Strategic Operations), Julia Jenkins (cosplayer of such characters as Supergirl, Wonder Woman, and Kim Possible, and avid seamstress and builder), and Jeff Broz (who has been in mold production for over 30 years, producing both aerospace and sci-fi projects).
Room 11


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: So Many Roads: A Cautionary Tale for Finding Your Creative Career Path

A cautionary tale for finding your career path. From fandom to Marvel to Del Rey and Titan, editor Steve Saffel has followed a winding road of constant reinvention. Along the way, he's built convention booths, developed publishing programs, edited science fiction and fantasy, trained authors, and worked with such luminaries as Chris Claremont, David Gemmell, Stan Lee, Robert E. McGinnis, David Morrell, Drew Struzan, and many more. And yet he's still here to tell about it.
Room 4


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: UFO: Fact & Fiction

Author, publisher, and former USAF Special Agent Walter Bosley will lead a group of panelists as they explore UFO/UAP sightings from a historic perspective in comparison to the phenomenon as depicted in films, TV, and comics. They will start with an exploration of ancient petroglyph and current-day facts regarding UFO/UAP and discuss how the reported phenomena have both influenced and been influenced by pop culture.
Room 6DE


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Where Do Ideas Come From?

For artists and writers who get “stuck,” veteran writer/editor Barbara Randall Kesel (Shadowzone/Marvels Snapshots) slings rapid-fire tips, tricks, and strategies for vanquishing those blocked brain cells and deadline demons. Part information, part motivation, all entertaining!
Room 28DE


3:00 pm - 4:15 pm: Buffy 25th: “Once More With Feeling”: An Interactive Whedonverse Musical

Let's end this show with a bang! The powers that be behind Fandom Charities, The Hellmouth Con,You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login , andYou are not allowed to view links. Register or Login are hosting an interactive screening of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical episode "Once More with Feeling" as Comic-Con's big closing event. Many say this is the finest, funniest, most ingenious episode ever to come out of the Buffyverse. But remember, the best part of the show is up to you! This episode was made for talkin'—back, that is—and signing and shouting and dancing in the aisles, with or without your dry cleaning! Audience participation: It isn't just for Rocky Horror and the mob riots anymore!
Room 6BCF


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm: The Business of Cartoon Voices

This is Mark Evanier’s annual panel on how to break into the world of voice-over and how to avoid those who would charge you large amounts without helping you much, if at all. Joining Mark will be two of the workingest actors in the field, Alicyn Packard and Gregg Berger, along with agent Sam Frishman, who’s with one of the top agencies in the field, Cunningham, Escott, Doherty and Selvin. Here’s a chance to learn the basics of the business . . . and it’s absolutely free!
Room 25ABC


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Asian Representation in Comics and Media

A candid discussion with creators in the industry about the progression of Asian representation and where it stands today. Janice Chiang (comic book letterer, industry icon), Amy Chu (writer, Sensational Wonder Woman, Red Sonja, Poison Ivy), Peter Nguyen (artist, Wolverine and the X-Men,Gotham City Sirens,FOX’s The Gifted), and Pat Loika (co-host, Krakoan Exports Podcast, photographer) discuss what inspired them growing up and what they hope to see going forward. Moderated by Dylan Carter (co-host, House of X Podcast) and Justin Otero (cosplayer).
Room 26AB


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Comic-Con Talk Back

For the first time since 2019, Comic-Con International returns! Representatives from Comic-Con will be present to listen to attendees' feedback about the event. After three long years with no Comic-Con, what did we do right? What could be improved? We want to hear from you!
Room 23ABC


3:45 pm - 4:45 pm: The Return of Shi!

Inkpot award-winning artist/writer Billy Tucci talks about the return of his breakout female Asian hero, Shi, in her epic new trilogy. Billy will be joined by trilogy writer Steven Peros (Stoker & Wells), Deborah Tucci (president of Crusade Comics), and trilogy editor J. C. Vaughn (Shi: Ju-Nen, Vampire, PA).
Room 5AB


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat

A first peek at select readings from the play Bill Finger: Rise of the Bat, debuting in the fall in limited runs in New York City, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania. The script takes a deep dive into the life of Bill Finger, the co-creator of Batman (with Bob Kane) who never received due credit until 2015. Journey with Bill from the inception of Batman to his passing away nearly penniless in 1974, to finally receiving his posthumous co-creator credit in 2015. The play weaves together a story by Athena Finger (Bill's granddaughter), Alethia Mariotta, and Lenny Schwartz (writer/director of the film The Haunted and the Hunted) with a playscript and direction by Schwartz. Athena Finger, Lenny Schwartz, and performers Rick Stafford (The True Aquaman) and Paul Rose Jr. (Comic Book Junkies) will be on hand, culminating with a Q&A about the script and a reading of a few scenes (for the first time ever!). Moderated by Tyler McPhail (The Grand Geek Gathering).
Room 4


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Doctor Who: Science and History

Order of Gallifrey members Alex Bagosy (historian/archaeologist), Justin Daube (science teacher), and Mazz Mazzacano (actual pirate) explore some of the real-world science and historical events appearing in Doctor Who. Moderated by Jennifer Bagosy.
Room 32AB


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Building a Video Game Company from Scratch

Where do you begin when developing a new game? How do you ensure your game will be compelling, luring gamers to your creation? These industry veterans who can answer these questions and more: Lily Goldner (business development manager, Xsolla game investments), head of influencer marketing Emilee Helm (Gamesite), Eric Basu (founder and serial entrepreneur, World of Haiku), Steffie Harner (UX/UI game designer, DMBZ Tokyo), Nicholas Bonardi (music director, Ubisoft), and Whitney ‘Strix’ Beltran (game writer, Hidden Path Entertainment), with moderator Dr. Francis Kong (Imagine Talks). These visionaries will discuss the process by which they created new game universes for millions of people.
Room 29AB


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Full-Time Creative Work on A Part-Time Schedule

We’re back in San Diego for the first time in person since San Diego Comic-Con 2019! This panel covers what creatives need to know to make their project happen outside the primary talent that a creative person already has. No matter what your project or in what medium, there are always the challenges of time management, resource management, and communication. Every person who attends will get a postcard of some of the collected tips, wisdom and potential pitfalls talked about on past panels. Also, one lucky attendee will win a one-year subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud ($599 value) courtesy of Adobe Education Leader Sean Glumace. Moderator Ron Coleman, Ph.D. (molecular geneticist and comics writer) is joined by panelists Sean Glumace (comic book letterer,You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login ), James Frye (manager editor,You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login ), Renah Wolzinger, Ed.D. (chief learning officer at EON Reality, Inc., owner of Renzone Music), Stephen Burns (Photoshop digital artist, author, and lecturer) and Topher Davila (art director,You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login , illustrator).
Room 24ABC


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Mobile Workspace: Working on the Fly

Don Nguyen (Pablo the Gorilla, Upper Deck Marvel Anime), Christie Shinn (CAPS president, HoraTora Studios), Maxi Rodriguez (Kasuto Productions, Chubby Bunny), and Aaron Lindenthaler (Retro, Project Runway) discuss and demonstrate creating comics, movies, and content from tablets and smartphones.
Room 11


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: How To incorporate Cosplaying in the Learning Spaces

Lydia-Rae Wehmeyer (educator, DEI specialist for Walker Miller Energy Services, NASAGA EDU & DEI board member, DEI consultant for Stonemaier Games, DEI & educational board game consultant) will discuss how cosplay can be used in learning spaces to teach, build, and heal every participant that is involved.
Room 28DE



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