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Sunday Programming, 1pm-3pm, July 24, 2011


1:00-2:00 Spotlight on Richard and Pat Lupoff- Two of the pioneers of comics fandom are at Comic-Con as special guests to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the birth of comics fandom. Richard and Pat Lupoff appeared as Captain Marvel and Mary Marvel at a WorldCon science fiction convention in Pittsburgh in 1960 and jump-started comics fandom. Articles about comics ("All in Color for a Dime") that appeared in their sf fanzines Xero inspired publication of comics-oriented zines and led to meeting fans around the country, helping form the basis of fandom. The Lupoffs will talk with friend and fellow fandom founder Maggie Thompson about their lives in and out of comics. Room 4
Tags:  Anniversaries | Comic-Con Special Guest Spotlights & Appearances | Comics | Fandom | Science Fiction & Fantasy

 1:00-2:00 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Screening and Q&A- The gang from Crystal Cove is packing up its best traps and bringing them to San Diego, and it's no mystery as to why fans have embraced this most recent take on Scooby-Doo from Warner Bros. Animation. Supervising producers Spike Brandt and Tony Cervone (both veterans of Duck Dodgers) and producer Mitch Watson (Ben 10: Race Against Time) present a special screening of the first-season finale and a lively panel discussion on the adventures that await Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, and Velma in season two. Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated airs Tuesdays at 7:30 E & P/6:30 C on Cartoon Network and the original movie Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur will be released on DVD September 13. Room 6A
Tags:  Animation | Kids

1:00-2:00 International Hit Merlin Returns to Comic-Con with its Popular Cast- Global sensation Merlin comes back to Comic-Con in advance of its fourth season premiere, offering more sneak peaks, greater behind-the-scenes reveals, and an unprecedented four members of its internationally beloved cast. Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) returns with three of his fellow castmates -- Colin Morgan, the beloved title character of Merlin; Bradley James, who portrays Prince Arthur; and Katie McGrath, the now-villainous sorceress Morgana. Co-creators and executive producers Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy join their cast to provide an exclusive Comic-Con glimpse into the twists and turns of the upcoming season, offer a special advance look at new footage, provide a few unique prizes for fans, and supply some special surprises from the series that airs in more than 180 countries. Room 6BCF
Tags:  Action/Adventure | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Television

 1:00-2:00 Nickelodeon: The Fairly OddParents: the 10th Anniversary and T.U.F.F. Puppy Year Two- Series creator and executive producer of The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, and T.U.F.F. Puppy Butch Hartman is joined by T.U.F.F. Puppy cast members Jerry Trainor (iCarly), Grey DeLisle (The Fairly OddParents), Daran Norris (The Fairly OddParents), and Matthew Taylor (Open Season 1, 2, 3), and story editor Ray DeLaurentis (The Fairly OddParents) to share sneak peeks, pesent a script reading, answer questions, and even invite a few lucky fans to join in on the fun! Moderated by Dana Cluverius, director of current series for Nickelodeon. Room 7AB
Tags:  Animation | Humor & Satire | Kids | Television

1:00-2:00 The New Wave of Children's Books- Artists/creators Attaboy (You Might Be a Monster & Other Stories...), James Kochalka (Johnny Boo), Ragnar (Got Your Nose), Rhode Montijo (Cloud Boy), and Brianne Drouhard (Billy the Unicorn) discuss the exciting new wave of innovative books for kids (and the rest of us!). Moderated by Bob Self (Baby Tattoo Books). Room 24ABC
Tags:  Art and Illustration | Comics | Writers & Writing

1:00-2:00 PW: What Comes After the Graphic Novel?- With Borders's bankruptcy shaking the publishing world and the health of brick-and-mortar stores everywhere being watched anxiously, the world of comics publishing is entering a new world of tablets, websites and, yes, good old comics shops. Join PW Comics World co-editor Heidi MacDonald in a discussion with publishing professionals as they take a look at what's next on the horizon. Participants include Judy Hansen, Hansen Literary Agency; Portlyn Freeman, co-owner, Brave New World Comics; Jeff Webber, eBooks director, IDW; and Terry Nantier, NBM publisher. Room 25ABC
Tags:  Comics | Web

1:00-2:30 Comic-Con How-To: Establishing Shots: Environments in Visual Storytelling with Professor Elvin Hernandez- This lecture focuses on environments and layout in visual storytelling to enhance the overall experience of animation, comics, film, or gaming. Professor Elvin Hernandez will view and study environments as characters within the storytelling structure and how they relate to the action being played throughout the scene. Elements of perspective, line weight, and texture will be touched upon as well. Elvin Hernandez is a faculty member of the Animation Department within the Art Institute of Washington, DC. He is a freelance comic book artist and illustrator, mostly working with Kaiser Studio Productions, and is working on a book for Focal Press, which concentrates on background and layout design. Room 28DE
Tags:  Art and Illustration | Cartooning and Comic Strips | Comic-Con How To | Comics | Seminars & Workshops

 1:00-2:00 Drawing Manga and Dynamic Anatomy- Billy Martinez, publisher and artist of Neko Press, will demonstrate dynamic manga in action. This lesson will show step-by-step action poses with various characters in movement and foreshortening techniques. Perfect for beginners or seasoned artists.  Room 30CDE
Tags:  Anime & Manga | Art and Illustration | Comics | Kids | Seminars & Workshops

 1:30-2:30 Spotlight on Mark Tatulli- Take a look behind the scenes of newspaper comic strip cartooning as Comic-Con special guest Mark Tatulli tells the story of his rise in the comics, from childhood cartoons through Heart of the City and on to his most successful creation, the darkly funny Lio. Rejected Lio strips and funny reader feedback, plus Q&A session. Room 8
Tags:  Cartooning and Comic Strips | Comic-Con Special Guest Spotlights & Appearances | Comics

1:30-2:30 Editing Comics the BOOM! Studios Way- BOOM! Studios editor-in-chief Matt Gagnon talks to three of fandom's favorite BOOM! writers -- Chris Roberson (Starborn, iZombie, Superman), Daryl Gregory (Planet of the Apes, Dracula Company of Monsters), and Michael Alan Nelson (28 Days Later, Dingo, Hexed) -- about the ins and outs of editing comics at BOOM! Don't miss this in-depth look into the editing secrets of one of the comic book industry's leading independent publishers as they discuss editing dos and don'ts at today's hottest comic book company. Room 23ABC
Tags:  Comics | Writers & Writing

 1:30-2:30 Comics Arts Conference Session #15: The Comic Book Project: Creativity, Comics, and Academic Success in the Imperial Valley- Over the past three years, students in grades K-12 from Imperial County, California, have been creating comics in their social studies, science, English, and math classrooms as part of a U.S. Department of Education grant. They are using the Comic Book Project to boost academic skills, test scores, and individual success. This presentation features the work of participating students alongside demos from students, teachers, and coordinators. Lori Campos (Imperial County Office of Education), Anthony Arevalo (Imperial County Office of Education), Imperial County student Hallie Campos, and Shaila Mulholland (San Diego State University) will introduce the process and products of this unique educational model and provide tools and strategies for replication in any other school. Michael Bitz (Center for Educational Pathways), founder of the Comic Book Project, will be present to introduce the program and describe the successes and challenges of comics in school classrooms. Room 26AB
Tags:  Comics | Comics Arts Conference | Seminars & Workshops

 1:40-5:00 CCI-IFF Award Winners Showcase- Stay tuned for an afternoon of great indie entertainment as the CCI-IFF rescreens the award-winning films from this year's Festival! Marriott Hall 2, Marriott Marquis & Marina
Tags:  Awards Ceremonies | CCI-IFF and Film School | Movies

1:45-2:45 Writing For the Middle Grade Audience: Engaging the Reader at an Important Age- Writers discuss how to craft books that engage and delight readers who are too mature for early readers but not yet ready to read young adult books. Authors include Rebecca Moesta (the Crystal Doors series), Brandon Mull (Beyonders: A World Without Heroes), Matt Myklusch (A Jack Blank Adventure Series), John Stephens (The Books of Beginning), Nathan Bransford (Jacob Wonderbar series), Stephen McCranie (Mal and Chad), D.J. MacHale (the Pendragon series), E. J. Altbacker (Shark Wars series), and Greg Van Eekhout (The Boy at the End of the World). Moderated by Maryelizabeth Hart of Mysterious Galaxy.  Room 5AB
Tags:  Comic-Con Special Guest Spotlights & Appearances | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Writers & Writing

1:45-2:45 Designing the New 52- What does it take to remake a universe? There are new stories, new characters, and especially new designs! DC's Co-Publisher Jim Lee, VP - Art and Design Mark Chiarello, exclusive artist Cully Hamner, and others discuss their visual approach to reshaping the DC Universe! Room 6DE
Tags:  Comics | Superheroes

1:45-2:45 The Cleveland Show- The cast and executive producers offer a look at The Cleveland Show's not-to-be-missed parody of Die Hard, followed by a discussion with panelists Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson, Reagan Gomez, Rich Appel, and Kara Vallow. Hall H
Tags:  Animation | Humor & Satire | Television

 2:00-3:00 Spotlight on Joëlle Jones- Since her debut illustrating 2 Reasons Why I Love Her in 2006, Comic-Con special guest Joëlle Jones has been one of comics' most talked-about new artists. Get in on the conversation as Jones sits down with journalist Erik Henriksen and her long-time collaborator Jamie S. Rich to discuss her various projects from Oni Press, Vertigo, and Dark Horse and what it's like to draw Dr. Horrible, Madman, and Spider-Man. Room 4
Tags:  Art and Illustration | Comic-Con Special Guest Spotlights & Appearances | Comics

2:00-3:00 Max Brooks: Zombie Survival 101- Max Brooks, screenwriter and author of bestselling books The Zombie Survival Guide, World War Z, and The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks, is the world's leading authority on the defense against a ghoulish uprising! Renowned for his campus and convention lectures nationwide, Brooks comes to Comic-Con to share his insight into the rotting minds of the undead, reveal how the Zombie Survival Guide came into existence, and field questions from zombie-phobic fans. You dare not miss this lecture -- your very life may depend on it! Room 7AB
Tags:  Comics | Horror and Suspense | Writers & Writing

2:00-3:00 501st Costuming 101: Dressing to Serve the Empire!- This panel describes the essentials about what it takes to create a costume that meets the standards of quality for entry into the 501st Legion. It will provide an overview of what is involved in creating a costume, the various costume categories, and the amount of time involved in creating a costume that is screen accurate. A panel of experts will describe and display, and demonstrate tips and techniques used for their costume specialty. Plus learn about the mission of the 501st Legion. Room 24ABC
Tags:  Costuming | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Seminars & Workshops

2:00-3:00 Cover Story: The Art of the Cover- Comic-Con's annual Cover Story panel explores what it takes to make a great cover. This year, moderator Mark Evanier talks to special guests Ernie Chan (known for his incredible run of DC covers in the 1970s), Jo Chen (Buffy the Vampire Slayer covers for Dark Horse), Alan Davis (numerous covers for Marvel), Dave Gibbons (his groundbreaking Watchmen covers integrated the cover with the story inside), Jeff Smith (Bone, RASL), and Ashley Wood (Popbot, World War Robot, Zombies vs. Robots) about their cover work and what makes a great cover. Room 25ABC
Tags:  Art and Illustration | Comics

 2:00-3:00 Drawing The Simpsons- They're TV's first family of fun! Between their comics, television, and movie appearances, The Simpsons remain one of the most popular cartoons around the world. Emmy Award-winning artist Phil Ortiz (The Simpsons comic books) shows you how to draw Lisa and Bart in this fun hands-on drawing workshop for Simpsons fans of all ages! Each kid in attendance will receive a free Simpsons item! Room 30CDE
Tags:  Animation | Art and Illustration | Comics | Kids | Seminars & Workshops | Television

2:00-4:00 Browncoats- Fans of Firefly and Serenity are welcome to join the California Browncoats. You can expect announcements about new happenings from all over the 'Verse, including shindigs, products, and Browncoats: Redemption. Then stick around for some entertainment provided by Browncoat-friendly musician Marian Call. You never know what else might happen! Room 32AB
Tags:  Costuming | Fandom | Movies | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Television

 2:15-3:15 The Looney Tunes Show Screening and Q&A- Comic-Con can be a crazy place, but it's about to get Looney! After an extended break from the limelight, animation's favorite mismatched duo of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck (along with all your other favorite Looney Tunes characters) return in The Looney Tunes Show, an animated half-hour comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation. Following a special screening, the laughs continue when supervising producers Spike Brandt and Tony Cervone (both from Duck Dodgers), story editor Hugh Davidson, writer Rachel Ramras and other members of the creative team take the stage to answer your questions. Just don't ask them, "Eh, what's up, Doc?" From Warner Bros. Animation, The Looney Tunes Show airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on Cartoon Network. Room 6A
Tags:  Animation | Humor & Satire | Kids | Television

 2:15-3:15 Cartoon Network Action: Ben 10/Generator Rex- Two of action animation's biggest stars collide in one explosive panel! The voice talent and creators behind Ben 10 and Generator Rex give fans a sneak peak into the future of these two series, including an exclusive first look at the upcoming Ben 10/Generator Rex: Heroes United crossover special event. Yuri Lowenthal (Ben) is on hand for some fun surprises, as well as series creators and writers for the inside scoop on two of Cartoon Network's biggest Friday Night Action hits.And Ben 10 fans won't want to miss the exclusive world premiere unveiling of footage from the new Ben 10 CGI movie!  Room 6BCF
Tags:  Action/Adventure | Animation | Kids | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Television

2:30-5:00 Comic-Con Masquerade Replay- Saturday night's impressive costuming event is reviewed and a big-screen video of the entire show is presented for those who missed it or who simply want a second look. Hosted by Masquerade director Martin Jaquish and Masquerade assistant John Ruff. (Sorry, we cannot sell copies of the show.) Room 8
Tags:  Awards Ceremonies | Costuming | Fandom

2:30-3:30 Christian Comics: The Calling of the Artist- What unique challenges do artists face in developing work for both mainstream and religious audiences? How can "Christian media" avoid becoming just a pale imitation of their secular counterparts? Panelists Sergio Cariello (The Action Bible), Eric Jansen (Missions Press), Steve Blount (Kingstone Media), Robert Luedke (Eye Witness), John Shore (I'm OK - You're Not), Mike Shields (Blue Blazes), and moderator Buzz Dixon (Hits & Misses) discuss the challenges and rewards of following the call of personal faith and the creative arts. Special giveaways for those in attendance. Brought to you by the Christian Comic Arts Society. Room 23ABC
Tags:  Comics | Fandom

 2:30-3:30 Comics Arts Conference Session #16: The Culture of Comic-Con: Field Studies of Fans and Marketing- Matthew J. Smith (Wittenberg University) moderates a panel of graduate and undergraduate students -- Kane Anderson (University of California Santa Barbara), Alissa Armstrong, Austin Bragg, and David Erickson (all from Wittenberg University), Jonathan Judy (Kent State University), Kamuela Kaneshiro and Leah Michaels (both from Hawaii Pacific University), Melissa Miller (Georgia State University), and Jonathan Rupert (Wittenberg University) -- who present initial findings of a week-long field study of the intersection of fan practice at the nexus of cultural marketing and fan culture at Comic-Con. A discussion with the audience follows the presentations. Room 26AB
Tags:  Comics | Comics Arts Conference | Fandom | Seminars & Workshops

2:45-3:45 High School Bites- Let's face it: High school sucks enough without having to add a constant thirst for blood, going all furry under a full moon, or being hunted by all of the above. But for these YA authors, going back to high school was the best decision they ever made. Scott Westerfeld (The Uglies series), Laini Taylor (Daughter of Smoke and Bone), Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures, Beautiful Darkness), Debbie Viguie (Once Upon a Time series), Anna Carey (Eve), and Heather Brewer (The Vlad Tod series) discuss their characters' formative years with moderator Maryelizabeth Hart of Mysterious Galaxy. Room 5AB
Tags:  Comic-Con Special Guest Spotlights & Appearances | Horror and Suspense | Science Fiction & Fantasy | Writers & Writing

2:45-3:30 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia- Join the hilarious cast -- Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Charlie Day, Kaitlin Olson, and Danny DeVito -- for a Q&A panel session.  Hall H
Tags:  Humor & Satire | Television


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