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*Seating for panels is strictly limited and available on a first served basis. We do not clear panel rooms unless you are seated in a section that is marked with a sign at the end of the row reading: ROW WILL BE CLEARED AT THE END OF EACH PANEL
ROOM LOCATIONS:
ROOM C126 – MEET AND GREET / PORTFOLIO REVIEW
ROOM C124 – GENERAL PROGRAMMING
ROOM C120 – GENERAL PROGRAMMING
ROOM B119 – GENERAL PROGRAMMING / WORKSHOP ROOM
ROOM B114 – GENERAL PROGRAMMING
ROOM A107 – GAMING ROOM

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd
4:30 – 5:15PM CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: GAIL SIMONE
Gail Simone, mostly known for her much-beloved run on DC’s Birds of Prey, is no doubt a pioneer in the comic book world. Simone’s work grew from the small web series, You’ll All Be Sorry!, to writing on Deadpool for Marvel Comics, to her current run on Batgirl, part of DC’s New 52. There seems to be no end in sight for this talented writer! Join Simone as she discusses her expanding career and how she has become one of the top female writers in the comic book industry. (ROOM C124)

5:00 – 5:45PM BUILDING YOUR PORTFOLIO
Most artists and colorists trying to break in to comics submit the wrong stuff and say the wrong things. Marvelous Mike Deodato and Glass House Graphics great David Campiti discuss the right way to prepare your portfolio and prepare yourself for meeting with editors. PLUS: Real portfolio reviews afterwards, from the #1 agency coaching and repping artists to Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Dynamite, Disney, DreamWorks, and beyond! (ROOM C120)

5:30 – 6:15PM THE WRITER, ARTIST RELATIONSHIP W/ KURT BUSIEK AND CARLOS PACHECO
(ROOM C124)

6:00 – 7:00PM PORTFOLIO REVIEWS! W/DAVID CAMPITI
Every comics artist and colorist began a professional career by getting portfolios reviewed by editors or agents. And Mike Deodato, Rainier Beredo, Ed Benes, Joe Bennett, Roger Cruz, Will Conrad, Fabio Laguna, Jay David Ramos, Ivan Reis, Cliff Richards, Al Rio, Luke Ross, and hundreds of others started with a careful critique (and coaching!) from Glass House Graphics’s own David Campiti. For 20 years, Dave’s been a one-stop industry gateway for careers working for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Dynamite, Disney, DreamWorks, Hasbro, Del Rey, IDW, and other publishers. Bring your best sequential stuff and get the Wizard World exclusive review that gets you noticed! (Booth 1105/1107)

6:30 – 7:30PM MTV’s THE REAL WORLD: PORTLAND PANEL HOSTED BY WWE® SUPERSTAR THE MIZ®
Seven new “strangers” of The Real World, plus the house dog Daisy, are about to stop being polite and start getting real in the hip Pacific Northwest town of Portland, Oregon. Living in the trendy Pearl district, filled with cool bars, coffee shops, food trucks, and bicyclists, these roommates quickly immerse themselves in Portland culture, working in two of the city’s hippest local eateries. In a town whose slogan is to stay weird, this cast is truly inspired to be themselves and to get real no matter the cost. With such individuality around them, these roommates blaze their own trail. Hosted by WWE® Superstar The Miz® (ROOM C124)

7:00 – 7:45PM UNEXPLODED COW GAME DEMO
Join James Ernest from Cheapass Games as he demonstrates their newest card game, Unexploded Cow. You and your friends have discovered two problems with a common solution: mad cows in England, and unexploded bombs in France. Gather your herd and march them through the French countryside, earning money, renown, and the respect of the local villagers. Oh, and blowing up some cows. (ROOM C120)

8:00 – 11:00PM WIZARD WORLD DRINK & DRAW
(STIR, CONVENTION CENTER)

8:00 – 2:00AM WIZARD WORLD PORTLAND COMIC CON KICK OFF PARTY
(SPASH BAR @ 904 NW Couch St.)

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd
11:00 – 11:45AM HENRY WINKLER Q&A
Join Wizard World as award-winning actor, producer, director, and author Henry Winkler takes the stage in Portland. Best known for his role as the leather-clad greaser Fonzie, “The Fonz”, Henry Winkler will discuss how his minor role in Happy Days fashioned him to be an American comedic icon. Now is the chance to find out what’s next for Mr. Winkler. (ROOM C124)

11:00 – 11:45AM CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: SCOTT LOBDELL
Wizard World Special Guest Scott Lobdell has been a writer on some of the biggest titles in comics, from Uncanny X-Men, to his current run on Superman for DC’s New 52. So he knows a few tricks of the trade. Come hear his stories and ask your questions and if you’re lucky you might even get a little comedy out of it, because he’s also a part-time stand-up comic. (ROOM C120)

11:00 – 11:45AM BREAKING INTO COMICS
Glass House Graphics head honcho agent/author David Campiti (co-author of Stan Lee’s How to Draw Comic!) and Marvel superstar artist Mike Deodato (Amazing Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Batman) team to tell the pure, unvarnished truth about what artists and colorists need to do to break into the comics biz! They’ve taught full-tilt Creating Comics Seminars all over the world, and this Q&A chat will give you a taste of what it’s all about. (ROOM B119)

11:30 – 12:15PM JASON DAVID FRANK MEET AND GREET – PAID EVENT
Here’s your chance to meet the original Green Power Ranger Jason David Frank in a more private setting, away from the con crowds. Make sure to bring your questions because he will have your answers. Must purchase a separate ticket for this event. (ROOM B119)

12:00 – 12:45PM VAMPIRE LORE AND OTHER URBAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS W/DR. REBECCA HOUSEL
If a little “love bite” could make you fast, stronger, more beautiful and immortal, why wouldn’t you do it? The “Pop Culture Professor” Dr. Rebecca Housel answers this question and more as she explores the world’s fascination with vampires, wolves, ghosts and everything supernatural. (ROOM C124)

12:00 – 12:45PM COMICS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE: THE MAKING OF OIL AND WATER
Steve Duin (Comics: Between the Panels, Oil and Water, and Oregonian Columnist), Mike Rosen (Portland to Gulf Coast Project Leader, editor of Oil and Water) and Shannon Wheeler (Too Much Coffee Man, Oil and Water, and Cartoonist for New Yorker Magazine). Oil and Water is a book length comic (Fantagraphics, Nov. 2011) that is a partly fictionalized account of a 10-day trip 22 Oregonians (activists, teachers, business owners, scientists and artists) took Summer 2010 to "Bear Witness" to the BP oil spill. Steve Duin will briefly present the historic impact of comics on issues of contemporary social relevance. Mike Rosen will give a quick overview of why this project was conceived and what it hoped to accomplish. Shannon Wheeler will present his sketches from the Gulf Coast and show how he and Steve Duin transformed them into a compelling portrait of what hope and challenges remain along a ravaged coastline, and one awash in both seafood and oil, that will be changed as irrevocably as those Oregonians that chose to bear witness to the tragedy. Q&A session to follow. (ROOM C120)

12:00 – 12:45PM STORYTELLING WITH MICHAEL GOLDEN: TAKING IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Join groundbreaking storyteller Michael Golden – known for his work on Dr. Strange, The ‘Nam, G. I. Joe, and Batman – as he shares his fundamental rules for how to craft your story and take it to a professional level. (ROOM B119)

12:30 – 1:15PM STAN LEE MEET AND GREET – PAID EVENT
Ever wonder what it’s like to hang out with Stan Lee? Well, here’s your chance, the king of comics is ready to meet you! Learn what inspires him, how he got to where he is today, and what advice he would give young aspiring talent who want to break into the comic industry. Whatever burning questions you have, your man Stan is ready to answer them. Must purchase a separate ticket for this event. (ROOM C126)

12:30 – 1:15PM COSPLAY PANEL
(ROOM B114)

1:00 – 1:45PM DEAN CAIN Q&A
Dean Cain, the star of the popular American television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is landing onto the Wizard World stage. Citizen by day, superhero by night, Dean will share the secrets behind Clark Kent and what really went on behind the scenes. (ROOM C124)

1:00 – 1:45PM AMPED: WE ARE THE ROBOTS
Bestselling author Daniel H. Wilson (Robopocalypse, How to Survive a Robot Uprising and A Boy and His Bot) discusses cyborgs in sci and sci-fi. With his novel Amped serving as the backdrop, learn how advances in medical robotics are turning people with disabilities into the first generation of cyborgs and hear predictions of what might come next and how it could affect society. (ROOM C120)

1:00 – 2:00PM A WRITER’S LIFE: MAKING A LIVING IN COMICS
The title says it all. Join writers Nathan Edmondson (Who Is Jake Ellis?, Punisher: MAX), Scott Lobdell (Uncanny X-Men, Superman) and Gail Simone (Batgirl, Birds of Prey) as they discuss what it takes to develop some of your favorite comic book story lines. And find out how hard it can be to take a classic comic concept, like X-Men, and make it your own while still giving fans a story they'll enjoy. (ROOM B119)

2:00 – 2:45PM JASON DAVID FRANK: POWER RANGER Q&A
Come see the original Green Power Ranger, Jason David Frank live on the Wizard World Stage. Don’t miss your chance to ask your questions in this special audience Q&A session. (ROOM C124)

2:00 – 2:45PM CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: CHRIS CLAREMONT
International best-selling comic book writer and author Chris Claremont is best known for his work on Marvel Comic’s X-Men series. He’s the creator fan-favorite characters Gambit, Rogue, Sabretooth, Kitty Pryde, The White Queen, and a host of others. His work provided the backbone to the X-Men movie franchise. Here’s your chance to ask him about his fabled career, from starting as Stan Lee’s "go-fer" to collaborating with George Lucas, and more! (ROOM C120)

2:00 – 2:45PM EBERRON & BEYOND
Originally released for Dungeons & Dragons in 2004, the world of Eberron is the setting for dozens of novels and game supplements, along with the MMORPG D&D Online. Join world creator Keith Baker for an informal discussion of all things Eberron, and the new setting he’s currently working on! (ROOM B119)

2:30 – 3:30PM PORTFOLIO REVIEWS! W/DAVID CAMPITI
Every comics artist and colorist began a professional career by getting portfolios reviewed by editors or agents. And Mike Deodato, Rainier Beredo, Ed Benes, Joe Bennett, Roger Cruz, Will Conrad, Fabio Laguna, Jay David Ramos, Ivan Reis, Cliff Richards, Al Rio, Luke Ross, and hundreds of others started with a careful critique (and coaching!) from Glass House Graphics’s own David Campiti. For 20 years, Dave’s been a one-stop industry gateway for careers working for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Dynamite, Disney, DreamWorks, Hasbro, Del Rey, IDW, and other publishers. Bring your best sequential stuff and get the Wizard World exclusive review that gets you noticed! (BOOTH 1105/1107)
2:30 – 3:15PM CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: STAN LEE
Comic book king, Stan Lee is ready to rumble at Wizard World New Orleans! This creator, writer, editor, producer, publisher and television personality can certainly do it all. Join world renowned, Stan Lee as he shares his inspiring story and answers all of your questions. (ROOM B114)

3:00 – 3:45PM JAMES HONG Q&A
Most will know him as the immortal ghost sorcerer Lo Pan in John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China, but you may also recognize him as the voice of Mr. Ping in Kung Fu Panda or from the hilarious comedy Balls of Fury as Master Wong, the blind mentor for down-and-out former professional ping pong phenomenon that went from zero to hero. No matter what character he plays, they are always laughs to be had. Don’t miss your chance to ask James Hong a few questions his acting career, which spans over 50 years and includes more than 350 roles in film, television, and video games. (ROOM C124)

3:00 – 3:45PM CREATOR SPOTLIGHT: KURT BUSIEK
Join Eisner Award winner Kurt Busiek as he discusses how his passion for writing set him on a path to be a successful comic book writer. Learn how Busiek went from a backup story writer to working on multiple-award-winning Marvels and Astro City. This is excellent opportunity for budding writers to ask Busiek how he gained his success! (ROOM C120)

3:00 – 3:45PM ILLUSTRATION TECHNIQUES W/VAL MAYERIK
(ROOM B119)

3:30 – 4:15PM SPACE GOAT PRODUCTIONS PORTFOLIO REVIEW – WWP 2013
Want your comic career to blast off? Then come get your portfolio reviewed by Space Goat Productions’ Shon Bury. Shon is actively talent scouting at the very first Wizard World Portland and brings with him over 100 years of comic-book expertise between him and his management team. Space Goat launched the careers of such raising superstars as Rafa Sandoval, Jheremy Raapack and RB Silva—as well as manages the rise of up-and-coming talent Iban Coello, Allan Jefferson and Edgar Salazar. Among many, many others. We are home to dozens and dozens of comic-book, animation, and trading card artists from all over the world, with studios in Brazil, Spain, India and China. And we are on the move. Hungrily adding talent as our company grows in and outside the comic-book industry. We are simply the premier comic-book talent management and production company—so bring your absolute best sequential samples to our portfolio reviews or stop by our booth (2522) during the show. Please check out our website to see what type of portfolio you should be prepping for the show http://spacegoatproductions.com/ (ROOM C126)

3:30 – 4:15PM CBS FILMS: THE LAST EXCORCISM PART II
Continuing where the first film left off, Nell Sweetzer (Ashley Bell) is found terrified and alone in rural Louisiana. Back in the relative safety of New Orleans, Nell begins the difficult process of starting a new life, but the evil force that once possessed her is back with other, unimaginably horrific plans that mean her last exorcism was just the beginning. Join star Ashley Bell for a discussion and Q&A on The Last Exorcism Part II, produced by Eli Roth. There will be an autograph signing prior to the panel at 2:00PM at Booth #410. (ROOM B114)

4:00 – 4:45PM SCIENCE FICTION WRITERS: IMAGINING OUR FUTURE
What roll does speculative fiction, and in particular science fiction, play in creating the future? When faced with so many potential catastrophes can science fiction provide hope? Or is science fiction at it strongest when it reveals our fears? Can the types of stories we tell influence the future we create? Come interact with Portland based science fiction authors William Hertling (Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears, A.I. Apocalypse), David D. Levine (Space Magic, Tk’Tk’Tk) and Daniel H. Wilson (Robopocalypse, How to Survive a Robot Uprising and A Boy and His Bot) along with Chris Claremont as we tackle these questions and more. Moderated by Erik Wecks (Wired’s GeekDad) (ROOM C124)

4:00 – 4:45PM THE ARTIST LIFE: WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A WORKING ARTIST IN THE INDUSTRY
What drives an artist to work day in and day out at this profession? What motivates them to get up every morning or in some cases evening, and go back to the drawing board? How do you as an artist get into the industry and once you’re there, stay a working artist in the industry. Join artists Mike Deodato (Avengers, Amazing Spider-Man), Carlos Pacheco (X-Men, Green Lantern), Dan Schaefer (Peter Parker: Spider-Man, concept artist, Grimm), Brett Weldele (The Surrogates, Ultimate Spider-Man) and artists’ agent David Campiti (Stan Lee’s How To Draw Comics; The Marvel Art of Mike Deodato) as they discuss all this and more in this Q&A session. (ROOM C120)

4:00 – 4:45PM LETTERING AS COSMETIC SURGERY: WHAT TO DO WHEN THE ART IS IN THE WAY OF THE SCRIPT W/ TOM ORZECHOWSKI
(ROOM B119)

4:30 – 5:15PM BRUCE CAMPBELL Q&A
Best known for his roles on the big screen in cult classics Army of Darkness and Evil Dead, as well as his role as Sam Axe in the hit TV series Burn Notice, Bruce Campbell has proven to be a force to be reckoned with as an actor, director and author. Don’t miss your chance to ask him your most interesting questions as he makes an appearance at Wizard World Portland Comic Con. (ROOM B114)

5:00 – 5:45PM SERIOUS COMICS: BEYOND ESCAPISM
Although many comics are pure escapism, created for entertainment value and nothing else, more and more comics creators are using the medium to send a message. Whether it’s a commentary on superhero stereotypes or a condemnation of real-world injustice, a comic book can be as powerful as prose — in the right hands, even more powerful. Join Jonathan H. Liu, senior editor of GeekDad, Kurt Busiek, creator of Astro City, and Shannon Wheeler, creator of Oil and Water for a discussion about comics that pack a serious punch. (ROOM C120)

5:00 – 5:45PM DEVELOPING FANTASY WORLDS
Best known for creating the Dungeons & Dragons world of Eberron, Keith Baker has more than a decade of experience designing worlds for roleplaying games, MMORPGs, and stories. Join Keith for an informal discussion on all issues involved in creating a world for games or fiction! (ROOM B119)

5:30 – 6:15PM STAN LEE MEET AND GREET 2– PAID EVENT
Ever wonder what it’s like to hang out with Stan Lee? Well, here’s your chance, the king of comics is ready to meet you! Learn what inspires him, how he got to where he is today, and what advice he would give young aspiring talent who want to break into the comic industry. Whatever burning questions you have, your man Stan is ready to answer them. Must purchase a separate ticket for this event. (ROOM C126)

5:30 – 6:15PM THE WALKING DEAD Q&A W/NORMAN REEDUS AND MICHAEL ROOKER
AMC’s hit series, based on Robert Kirkman’s ultra-hot zombie series from Image, has just returned for its third season. Join the Dixon brothers, Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon) and Michael Rooker (Merle Dixon) as they discuss what it takes to survive a zombie apocalypse in the special Q&A session. (ROOM B114)

6:00 – 8:00PM GHOSTS UNDERGROUND: THE SUPERSTITIONS OF GHOST MINE EXPLORED
Clyde Lewis, host of the Ground Zero radio show leads a panel featuring Patrick Doyle (Paranormal Investigator), Jay Verburg (Greenhorn Miner), Jamol Eli (Greenhorn Miner), Duck, and Greybeard, all seen on the SyFy show, Ghost Mine. Come hear them talk about what it is like to mine underground at 8,000 feet in a haunted mine. Patrick will discuss the superstitions that miners have and reveal what they discovered in this unprecedented 6-week investigation into the working Crescent Mine. (ROOM C124)

6:00 – 6:45PM GEEK SLANT
Asian Americans have been behind the scenes making an impact on geek culture as comic artists, writers, and performers. However, very little of fandom or entertainment represents the rich diversity of the creators. Join several geek industry icons, fans, and artists including Simon Tam (The Slants), Thai Dao (The Slants), Lauren Knowles and Mary Johnson in a discussion about where to find diversity and how you can help support it. (ROOM C120)

6:00 – 6:45PM FISH COOK GAME DEMO
Join James Ernest from Cheapass Games as he demonstrates their next board game release, Fish Cook, scheduled for April 2013. You and your friends are chefs, recently graduated from cooking school. Spend your money on ingredients and recipes, and then earn it back making the finest dishes you can. (ROOM B119)

7:00PM – 9:00PM WIZARD WORLD ADULT COSTUME CONTEST
Hosted by our very own superhero Jarrett “The Defuser” Crippen, the Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con adult costume contest is no joke. The best of the best will be dressed to impress in their superhero finest, so be prepared for some serious cosplay. Grab your buddies and suit up to take a chance at bringing home the gold! (ROOM B114)

8:00 – 9:00PM GHOST OF THE ROBOT CONCERT – PAID EVENT
Don’t miss James Marsters’ band Ghost of the Robot (James Marsters, Charlie DeMars and Sullivan Marsters) as they take the stage at Wizard World Portland Comic Con. Tickets will be sold at James’ Booth #633 on the show floor and at the door prior to the concert for $30 per person (cash only). Doors open at 7:30pm. (ROOM C120)


9:00PM – 2:00AM WIZARD WORLD PORTLAND COMIC CON AFTER PARTY
(HOLOCENE @ 1001 SE Morrison St.)< br>

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24th
11:30 – 12:15 PM THE BRONZE AGE W/ MIKE GRELL, PAUL GULACY AND VAL MAYERIK
(ROOM B119)

12:00 – 12:45PM JASON DAVID FRANK MEET AND GREET – PAID EVENT
Here’s your chance to meet the original Green Power Ranger Jason David Frank in a more private setting, away from the con crowds. Make sure to bring your questions because he will have your answers. Must purchase a separate ticket for this event. (ROOM B119)

12:00 – 12:45PM BOONDOCKS SAINTS Q&A
The bad boys of the blockbuster picture The Boondock Saints, Sean Patrick Flanery, and David Della Rocco will be storming the stage in style at Wizard World Portland Comic Con. Join one half of the MacManus brothers and Rocco as they rehash their experiences on set. (ROOM C124)

12:00 – 12:45PM PANEL TO PANEL: HEREVILLE AND CREATING ALL-AGES COMICS
In this family-friendly presentation, Hereville writer and artist Barry Deutsch shows the audience how he creates his work, from drawing weird characters live, based on audience suggestions, to an animated film of his drawing process. Hilarious and fun for all ages. (ROOM C120)

12:30 – 1:15PM CAPTIONS & THOUGHT BALLOONS: WHAT ARE THEY FOR, WHERE DID THE GO?
What happened to the thought balloon, and why have they slowly disappeared? When should a writer use captions? Join writers Kurt Busiek (Astro City, Superman), Joe Keatinge (Glory, Hell Yeah), Gail Simone (Batgirl, Birds of Prey) and editor Renee Witterstaetter (She Hulk) as they discuss all this and more. (ROOM B119)

1:00 – 1:15PM SPACE GOAT PRODUCTIONS PORTFOLIO REVIEW – WWP 2013
Want your comic career to blast off? Then come get your portfolio reviewed by Space Goat Productions’ Shon Bury. Shon is actively talent scouting at the very first Wizard World Portland and brings with him over 100 years of comic-book expertise between him and his management team. Space Goat launched the careers of such raising superstars as Rafa Sandoval, Jheremy Raapack and RB Silva—as well as manages the rise of up-and-coming talent Iban Coello, Allan Jefferson and Edgar Salazar. Among many, many others. We are home to dozens and dozens of comic-book, animation, and trading card artists from all over the world, with studios in Brazil, Spain, India and China. And we are on the move. Hungrily adding talent as our company grows in and outside the comic-book industry. We are simply the premier comic-book talent management and production company—so bring your absolute best sequential samples to our portfolio reviews or stop by our booth (2522) during the show. Please check out our website to see what type of portfolio you should be prepping for the show http://spacegoatproductions.com/ (ROOM C126)

1:00 – 1:45PM MORENA BACCARIN Q&A
Join the lovely Morena Baccarin as she graces the stage at Wizard World Portland to discuss how she went from a budding student at the prestigious Julliard School for the Performing Arts, to Jessica Brody in the Showtime series Homeland. Most known for her roles in the television series Firefly, Stargate SG-1 and V, Morena is no stranger to the world of science fiction and will be glad to take you most burning questions about these popular series. (ROOM C124)

1:00 – 1:45PM GEEKDAD/GEEKMOM: RAISING GEEK GENERATION 2.0
Geek parents, assemble! Join the writers from Wired’s GeekDad and GeekMom blogs and fellow parents in the audience for an interactive chat about the challenges of raising a geek family. What are the best board games for a family game night? Why is storytelling such a crucial part of growing-up? Video games are now part of family life. How do you make sure they are appropriate for your kids, and how do you manage their screen time? Share your own stories from the trenches and get advice for forming a geek-friendly home environment. Don’t have kids? Show up and find out what may be in store for you if you ever do! Panelist include Jonathan Liu, Cathé Post, Erik Wecks and moderated by Daniel H. Wilson. (ROOM C120)

1:30 – 2:15PM BUILDING THE NEXT SUPERHERO
Join legendary comic writer Chris Claremont (Uncanny X-Men), superstar artist Mike Deodato (Avengers, Amazing Spider-Man) and YOU as you discuss what goes into creating a superhero. What works, what doesn’t? Should they have a cape or go cape-less. With your help they will create a superhero onstage. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to be part of the creative team! (ROOM B119)

2:00 – 2:45PM JAMES MARSTERS/JULIET LANDAU Q&A
Calling all Buffy fans! James Marsters and Juliet Landau reunite to discuss their days as the cold-blooded couple Spike and Drusilla on their hit show Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and dish about what went on behind the scenes of the pop-culture phenomenons. (ROOM C124)


2:00 – 2:45PM WIZARD WORLD KIDS COSTUME CONTEST
Calling all kids ages 10 and under to come out and strut your stuff at the Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con Kids Costume Contest. Hosted by our very own superhero, Jarrett “The Defuser” Crippen, you won’t want to miss this Kodak moment packed with a whole lot of fun, laughs and prizes for all participants! (ROOM C120)

2:30 – 3:30PM PORTFOLIO REVIEWS! W/DAVID CAMPITI
Every comics artist and colorist began a professional career by getting portfolios reviewed by editors or agents. And Mike Deodato, Rainier Beredo, Ed Benes, Joe Bennett, Roger Cruz, Will Conrad, Fabio Laguna, Jay David Ramos, Ivan Reis, Cliff Richards, Al Rio, Luke Ross, and hundreds of others started with a careful critique (and coaching!) from Glass House Graphics’ own David Campiti. For 20 years, Dave’s been a one-stop industry gateway for careers working for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Dynamite, Disney, DreamWorks, Hasbro, Del Rey, IDW, and other publishers. Bring your best sequential stuff and get the Wizard World exclusive review that gets you noticed! (BOOTH 1105/1107)

2:30 – 3:15PM BASICS OF GAME DESIGN
Whether you’re working on a computer game, card game, or pen and paper roleplaying game, certain principles always apply. Join president and founder of Cheapass Games James Ernest and Eberron & Gloom designer Keith Baker for an informal discussion on all things related to making games! (ROOM B119)

3:00 – 4:00PM THE GREEN POWER RANGER POWER HOUR
Attention children of all-ages, their parents and anyone else that loves karate. Come KICK IT with Jason David Frank in this special hour karate class. (ROOM C120)

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