Day 2 of Emerald City Comicon

28 MARCH 2015

Happy Saturday, everyone. What do we have on deck today?

Today’s creative panels are practical and varied. People in comics or the visual arts have a whole buffet to choose from:
Building a Career in Comics: The First Stretch - Hall G at 11:10AM 
Advanced Digital Inking with Brian Haberlin in Hall D at 11:30AM 
Cover Artist Confidential in Hall A at 12:00PM 
The Role of the Artist on the Electronic Frontier in Hall F at 12:30PM 
ComiXology Submit: The Future of Self-Publishing - Hall E at 2:50PM 
Draw Your Imagination in Hall F at 4:30PM
In Brief: Writing Short Comics - Hall G at 6:10PM

And creatives of all stripes can enjoy:
Trapped in an Elevator: How to Pitch Your Idea. Hall B at 10:30AM 
How to Be a Nerd for a Living: Your Career in Nerd Culture in Hall E at 11:50AM.
Finding the Story in Hall B at 1:30, followed by Beyond the Children's Section at 2:30
Defense Against the Dark ARCs: Dealing with Trolls, Controversy and Criticism in Hall B at 3:30PM.
Gigs and Careers in Fandom and Geek Culture in Hall E at 4:50PM.
How to be a Negotiation Ninja! In Hall G at 5:10PM.

Cosplayers have 
Building Your Next Epic Cosplay Costume! Part 1 in Hall I at 10:50AM; 
Cos Fit in Hall J at 1:00PM;  Body Confidence and Positivity in Cosplay in Hall J at 2:00PM; 
Building your Next Epic Cosplay Costume! Part 2 is in Hall I at 2:50PM.
Today also brings a lot of panels on culture and diversity and some that defy categorization:

How Can You Help Diversity in Gaming? is in Hall J at 12:00PM.
Nerd Rock Jamfest in Hall G at 12:10PM will have three bands from the growing Nerd Rock movement.
Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Gaming Spaces is in Hall I at 12:50PM.
Convention Horror Stories in Hall E at 1:50PM promises to be “ridiculous, embarrassing, always entertaining.”  18+
Gothic Charm School: In Real Life! is in Hall I at 1:50PM.
God is Disappointed in You (The Sequel) is in Hall C at 2:00PM for “an hour of unforgettable irreverence, including Q&A, audience sketches, and the hilarious-yet-accurate "ten-minute Bible."
It's a (Straight White Cisgendered) Man's World is in Hall I at 3:50PM.
Incredible Girl Presents: Geeks and Kink in Hall D at 5:30PM. 18+
The Realm of You: How media has positively affected the LGBTQIA community.  Hall E at 6:50PM. 

Comics, books and collectibles have even more offerings than yesterday. Such as:

Fight Club 2 in Hall D at 10:30AM with Chuck Palahniuk, Dave and Cameron Stewart and other Dark Horses. 
Image Comics Presents: Your New Favorite Comics is in Hall C at 11:00AM.  Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts), Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals), Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine), Brandon Graham (Prophet), and Kurtis J. Wiebe (Rat Queens). Crowded? Oh, yes.
Star Wars Action Figures is in Hall F at 11:30AM. 
Celebrating Will Eisner's The Spirit at 75 is in Hall D at 12:30PM.
DC Entertainment All Access: Weeklies Coverage is in Hall C at 1:00.
Push Diversity Forward: The Continuing Rise of Webcomics. Hall D at 2:30PM.
Marvel: From Black Vortex to Secret Wars is in Hall C at 3:00PM. 
Rat Queens Social Club in Hall D at 3:30PM witer Kurtis J. Wiebe.
Comics in the Real World: The Non-Fiction Revolution! In Hall F at 3:30.
Reinventing Horror in Hall E at 3:50PM.
Behind the Scenes with Titmouse Animation in Hall C at 4:00PM.
DC Comics: Champions of Justice is in Hall D at 4:30PM.
Oni Press Launch Panel in Hall C at 5:00PM.
The Valiant Comics: 25th Anniversary Celebration will be in Hall C at 6:00.
The Mignolaverse: Hellboy and Beyond in Hall C at 7:00PM.

For Hollywood we have:

Two fan discussions: Teen Wolf in Hall E at 10:50AM and Red Dwarf in Hall J at 3:00PM.
The Voices of the Avatar in Hall A at 11:00AM has Janet Varney, Dante Basco, and Steve Blum.
Veronica Taylor is in Hall A at 3:00PM, followed by Finn Jones at 4 and then Janet Varney at 5.

Remember that your ECCC guide went to print before some changes for the Main Hall today - we have:

11:  Anthony Daniels: The Golden Droid
12:  Amanda Tapping
1: Alex Kingston
2: Gina Torres

3: Patrick warburton
4: Marina Sirtis
5: Clark Gregg
6: Orlando Jones

There's a lot going on tonight - so stay tuned.

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