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Have a Conversation with Dan DiDio at Long Beach Comic Expo This Weekend (Full Programming Schedule)

Have a Conversation with Dan DiDio at Long Beach Comic Expo This Weekend (Full Programming Schedule)

Dan DiDio, architect of the fabled Nu52, stays firmly in co-control of DC Comics, surviving a number of rounds of company reshufflings and layoffs to proceed to steer the writer into the longer term. This Sunday, ol’ Triple D will host a panel at Long Beach Comic Con through which he needs to speak about your favourite comedian guide moments and offer you a sneak peek at what’s arising within the DC Universe!

Different highlights of the jam-packed schedule for Long Beach Comic Expo this weekend embrace a Captain Marvel panel, TokyoPop’s Worldwide Ladies of Manga, a Batwoman and Batman Past panel that includes Kevin Nowlan, Rick Leonardi, Marguerite Bennett, and Joseph Illidge, Tze Chun speaking Gotham and TKO Comics, and a 35th-Anniversary celebration of the Justice League Detroit with Gerry Conway and Chuck Patton.

Plus: cosplay, breaking into comics, G.I. Joe, and extra!

When you’re in Long Beach this weekend and you want comics, you must kick off conference season by stopping by the Long Beach Conference Middle for Long Beach Comic Expo 2019. Tickets can be found right here., and you’ll find extra information, together with the entire visitor record, at their web site.

Take a look at the complete programming information under, a Bleeding Cool EX-X-XCLUSIVE!!!

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Room 104A

10:30am – 11:30am C3 Presents: Comics: Breaking In and STAYING In
Audio system: John Nee, Joseph Illidge, James Jameson, Javier  Hernandez
Description: The street to a profession in comics and the artistic arts can take many twists and turns, and the twists don’t cease when you get in. Be a part of Marvel Comics writer John Nee, DC/Valiant/Lion Forge editor Joseph Illidge, artist James Jameson (AMERICAN GODS), and cartoonist Javier Hernandez (EL MUERTO) for a riveting dialogue of the alternative ways they’ve developed their careers.

11:30am – 12:30pm Captain Marvel: Origins
Audio system: Gerry Conway, Margaret Stohl
Description: A glance at Captain Marvel Carol Danvers with two of the writers who know her greatest: Gerry Conway, who
launched the “Ms. Marvel” model of Carol within the 1970s MS. MARVEL comedian collection; and bestselling novelist Margaret Stohl, whose THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL comedian retold the character’s historical past as a lead-in to the upcoming function movie.

12:30pm – 1:30pm HIGHER FURTHER FASTER: They Lead The Means – Introduced by  Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL
Audio system: Barbra Dillon, Martha Donato, Ivy Doomkitty, Barbara Randall Kesel
Description: 4 pop-culture industry veterans participate in a candid dialogue about their experiences as pioneers of their chosen fields. Panelists Barbra Dillon (Co-Founder and EIC – Fanbase Press), Ivy Doomkitty (Worldwide Cosplay Celebrity), Martha Donato (Founder – Long Beach Comic Con and Expo), and Barbara Randall Kesel (Author and Editor – DC Comics, CrossGen, Darkish Horse) be a part of moderator Loryn Stone (PopLurker, Toy Wizards) to share their tales of the successes they’ve had and the challenges they’ve confronted in comedian modifying and writing, journalism, conventions, and cosplay, and the way bearing the mark of a trailblazer might be rewarding, irritating, alienating, and fulfilling in equal measure. This panel is sponsored by the Marvel Studios launch CAPTAIN MARVEL, in theatres in all places March eighth!

1:30pm – 2:30pm Area Expo Presents: STAYING CLOSER TO HOME: Unexplored  Alternatives for Storytelling in Our Personal Photo voltaic System
Audio system: Alexander Winn
Description: Decide any science-fiction franchise out of a hat, and odds are they depict humanity leaping straight from “landing on Mars” to “exploring the galaxy.” However whereas far-off stars and alien worlds could also be thrilling, there are lots of of worlds and hundreds of thousands of different settings proper right here in our personal photo voltaic system simply ready to be explored. From a canyon the dimensions of North America on Mars, to clouds that rain diamonds on Neptune, to clouds of sulfuric acid and sufficient warmth to soften lead the floor of Venus, our photo voltaic system supplies extra selection and drama than something Hollywood might ever think about. Be a part of Alexander Winn, indie developer of the science-based colonization recreation TerraGenesis, as he demonstrates that our personal photo voltaic system is probably the most under-appreciated science fiction setting within the historical past of the style and the most important alternative for any author hoping to move their viewers to a different world.

2:30pm – three:30pm Ladies on the Darkish Aspect
Audio system: Anne Toole, Kate Jonez, Susan Lee, Madeline Holly-Rosing
Description: Not all feminine artists/creators are about unicorns, glittery vampires, and foolish pseudo-bondage. Some ladies create really darkish and difficult artwork and content material, with simply a contact of humor and whimsy. Whether or not it’s comedian books, novels, or artwork, these are the ladies who’re creating content material that connects with our deeper, darker aspect. That includes Anne Toole (HALO: LONE WOLF), Kate Jonez (editor, OMNIUM GATHERUM), Susan Lee (WRAITH OF LOVE), and Madeleine Holly-Rosing (BOSTON METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY). Moderated by Barbra Dillon (Editor-in-Chief, Fanbase Press).

three:30pm – four:30pm Cospositive: Cosplay With Confidence
Audio system: Ivy Doomkitty
Description: Worldwide cosplay celebrity Ivy Doomkitty leads a dialogue specializing in physique picture and confidence in oneself, self-worth, methods to work on confidence, and tips on how to keep constructive locally when confronted with destructive individuals or unfavorable feedback on social media. Different subjects coated will embrace cosplaying no matter age, gender, physique sort/measurement, incapacity, and so forth. and having respect for each other.

four:30pm – 5:30pm Area Expo Presents: NASA’s InSight Mission on Mars
Audio system: Troy Lee Hudson, Ravi Prakash, Farah Alibay, Emily Manor-Chapman, Sanford Krasner
Description: NASA’s revolutionary new mission, InSight, is a Mars lander designed to carry out an in-depth research of the “inner space” of the Purple Planet: its crust, mantle, and core. Learning Mars’ inside construction and thermal state solutions key questions concerning the early formation of rocky planets in our internal photo voltaic system greater than four billion years in the past, and it informs theories concerning the rocky exoplanets we hold discovering. Be a part of a panel of InSight scientists and engineers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as they speak about their roles within the mission’s operations, a few of the model new science being executed on Mars, and the newest knowledge we’re coming back from the pink planet.

5:30pm – 6:30pm Mint on a Card
Audio system: Danny Palumbo, Joe Starr, Valerie Tosi, Ify Nwadiwe,  Barbara Grey
Description: The month-to-month comedy present that brings the perfect stand-up within the recreation to its residence at Burbank’s Blast from the Previous toy-and-collectible retailer enters its 4th yr of touring the good spots round… and Long Beach Comic Expo has made the reduce! Hosted by Jeff Might and co-produced by Los Angeles-based artist and super-producer Lisa Hardin.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Room 104B

10:00am – 11:00am Degree Up Your Cosplay! with Ivy Doomkitty
Audio system: Ivy Doomkitty
Description: Have you been cosplaying for a whereas however really feel prefer it’s develop into stagnant? Do you need to work out the right way to flip a primary costume into a stellar one? Seasoned costume professionals present how one can flip up your costume to over 9000! Q and A to comply with!

11:00am – 12:00pm Voice Appearing: Secrets and techniques of the Stars
Audio system: James Mathis III, Arryn Zech, Eric Bauza, Rikki Simons
Description: A number of the most enjoyable voice actors working immediately participate in a very particular panel! James Mathis III (the voice of Black Panther), Eric Bauza (Grasp Splinter, Bugs Bunny), Rikki Simons (INVADER ZIM’s GIR and Bloaty), and Arryn Zech (Blake Belladonna in Rooster Tooth’s RWBY) share tales about their work within the recording sales space and reply fan questions on bringing
fan-favorite characters to life.

12:00pm – 1:00pm GOTHAM’s Tze Chun: Delivering a TKO to Comics
Audio system: Tze Chung
Description: Come be a part of GOTHAM author/producer Tze Chun (ONCE UPON A TIME) for a freewheeling panel that may reply your questions concerning the hit collection’ just-started fifth season even because it raises extra about what’s to return. Plus, a look at TKO Studios, Chun’s new comics publishing firm that’s launched binge-reading and different improvements to the world of comics, making waves simply two months since its debut at the top of 2018! Moderated by comics historian Jessica Tseang (AMC’s SECRET HISTORY OF COMICS).

1:00pm – 2:30pm Storytelling on the Web page
Audio system: Ron Marz
Description: A Long Beach favourite returns! Prime comedian artists work from the identical script to show – in actual time – how one can break down a comedian e-book story. Achieve new insights into easy methods to each write and draw a web page from starting to finish. Author Ron Marz (GREEN LANTERN, SILVER SURFER) offers the script for the artists. Hosted by Buddy Scalera (DEADPOOL) of Comic Ebook Faculty. Sponsored by Marvy/Uchida markers.

2:30pm – three:30pm Horror, Fantasy, and Folklore: Making the Timeless Well timed
Audio system: Ponsak Pichetshote, Norm Harper, DJ Kirkbride, Javier Hernandez
Description: Creators Pornsak Pichetshote (Infidel), Norm Harper (Haphaven), DJ Kirkbride (The One and Future Queen), and Javier Hernandez (El Muerto) participate in a wide-ranging dialogue of how their works replace and increase acquainted themes for contemporary tales and modern audiences.

three:30pm – four:30pm Batman, Batwoman, and Past
Audio system: Kevin Nowlan, Rick Leonardi, Marguerite Bennett, Joseph Illidge
Description: It’s the Darkish Knight’s eightieth anniversary! Be a part of BATWOMAN and DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS author Marguerite Bennett, former Batman editor Joseph Illidge, BATMAN BEYOND artist Rick Leonardi, and legendary Batman artist Kevin Nowlan for a dialogue of the previous, current, and way forward for some of the enduring characters in pop-culture historical past

four:30pm – 5:30pm Breaking Into Toy and Product Design
Audio system: Logan Lubera, Mandie Roman, and Ray Makowski
Description: Study the secrets and techniques of making cool geek stuff for crates and cabinets alike straight from the specialists. From t-shirts to collectible statues, what makes a nice product? And the way does somebody new break into the industry? Be a part of Loot Crate Artistic Administrators Logan Lubera and Ray Makowski and Mandie Roman of JapanLA Clothes, Loot Put on, and her personal firm, Geeky Glamorous, for an informative dialog moderated by Editor-in-Chief Loryn Stone.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Room 104C

10:30am – 11:30am The Advantageous Artwork of Character Design
Audio system: Joel Adams, Bobby Timony, Logan Lubera
Description: How does a character’s look reveal strengths, weaknesses, and character? What decisions go into the colour of a shirt, the thickness of the hair, and even what number of loops go on the belt? Comic E-book Faculty’s Buddy Scalera (Deadpool) leads a dialogue with three specialists on the earth of character design: King of the Hill veteran and comedian e-book artist Joel Adams, Loot Crate Artistic Director Logan Lubera, and a number of Harvey Award-nominee Bobby Timony (The Night time Owls)

11:30am – 12:30pm FilAm Artistic: Voices Stay!: FilAms in Comics, Animation, and Movie
Audio system: Bobby Pontillas, Patricio Ginelsa, Mark Nazal
Description: Filam Artistic: Voices hosts a particular stay podcast recording at The Long Beach Comic Con Expo! Be a part of Voices hosts, Arlyn Dela Pena and Walter Talens, as they’ve a dialog with particular friends Bobby Pontillas (Oscar nominated Director at Taiko Studios, Disney), Patricio Ginelsa (Director of function movies Lumpia and Lumpia 2, music movies by Black Eyed Peas), Mark Nazal (VFX artist, two time Emmy award winner Gotham and Lucifer), and different particular friends as they speak concerning the contributions of Filipinos in comics/animation and movie, their very own work, how they acquired their begins, and a lot extra.

12:30pm – 1:30pm Geeks Obtained Your Again
Audio system: Shawn Crosby, Meg Hartman, and Susan Fox
Description: Anti-harassment has grow to be a scorching matter inside the geek group during the last a number of years. Whether or not it’s anti- harassment insurance policies or grassroots consciousness, increasingly geeks are in search of methods to make the geek group a higher place to everybody. Come be a part of us as we talk about methods through which we will all simply be a little extra wonderful to one another.

1:30pm – 2:30pm GeekFest Filmmakers Panel
Audio system: Jackie Dallas
Description: Discover ways to create low-budget, high-concept style movies from this yr’s batch of gifted filmmakers touring with the Yr 6 Tour.

2:30pm – three:30pm GeekFest Program 1 – Fan Movies (Marvel/DC)
Description: Little Man of Metal, Purple Hood It, Rise of the Catwoman, Deadpool the Musical 2

three:30pm – four:30pm GeekFest Program 2 – Geek Women ROCK!
Description: Planeman, As soon as Upon a Costume Reside, CC, Nano

four:30pm – 5:30pm GeekFest Program three – Star Wars Fan Movies
Description: Star Wars: The Toys Awaken, Star Wars: Dresca, One Day I’ll Turn into The Lightsaber Maker, Star Wars Darkish Legacy

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Room 104A

11:30am – 12:30pm TOKYOPOP Presents: Worldwide Ladies of Manga
Audio system: Mallory Reeves
Description: Rejoice variety in manga by becoming a member of TOKYOPOP to study our new thrilling unique titles by numerous feminine manga creators from all over the world. With a various number of genres and artwork types, there’s one thing for everybody from these gifted creators, together with our particular visitor, author Mallory Reaves (the upcoming KILALA PRINCESS) who joins us for a Q&A session!

12:30pm – 1:30pm Sunday Conversation with DC Comics’ Dan DiDio
Audio system: Dan DiDio
Description: Dan DiDio invitations you to hitch this afternoon chat to speak about your favourite comedian e-book reminiscences and why all of us love this medium and offer you a sneak peek at occasions occurring throughout the DC Universe. All are welcome; no RSVP required!

1:30pm – 2:30pm Justice League Detroit: A 35th Anniversary… Celebration?
Audio system: Gerry Conway, Chuck Patton
Description: In 1983, DC Comics’ Justice League franchise was reinvented with a lineup that would come with Aquaman in a management position and showcase new members Commander Metal, Vixen, Gypsy, and Vibe. With Aquaman a billion-dollar franchise and the others mainstays of the WB’s “Arrowverse,” it’s time to rethink the JLD legacy with the group’s writer-artist workforce of Gerry Conway and artist Chuck Patton!

2:30pm – three:30pm JOE ON JOE Presents: G.I. Joe Fandom At present!
Audio system: Jeremiah Stafford, Paul Galliano, Curtis Herod
Description: A particular LIVE recording of the favored JOE ON JOE podcast celebrates what stands out as the biggest toy line of all time! Host Joe Slepski and a panel of G.I. Joe specialists talk about the varied elements of the model – toys, comics books, TV exhibits, and films – and the way the followers have stored G.I. Joe thriving for greater than half a century!

three:30pm – four:30pm Fanbase Press Presents: The Previous is Now! Nostalgia in Comics & Graphic Novels
Audio system: Norm Harper, Bobby Timony, Marguerite Bennett, Todd Nauck
Description: Popular culture’s obsession with the ’80s and ’90s is reverberating via comics and graphic novels like PAPER GIRLS, STRANGER THINGS, and extra. Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief Barbra Dillon moderates an attractive panel concerning the previous within the current and future with friends Marguerite Bennett (MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS), Todd Nauck (MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000), and Bobby Timony and Norm Harper (THE SEQUELS).

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Room 104B

11:30am – 12:30pm Area Expo Presents: SCIENCE IMITATES FICTION (And Again Once more)
Audio system: Ron Marz, Gerald Blackburn
Description: 50 years in the past, people took a big leap and stepped on the Moon. Most of the individuals chargeable for getting us there have been impressed by science fiction comics and novels. This panel options a former NASA engineer who labored on the Apollo Moon missions speaking about how comics impressed him, alongside with comedian ebook author Ron Marz (GREEN LANTERN) speaking about inspirations from actual life area exploration he took for his work. The panel might be moderated by Ben Dickow, President of the Columbia Memorial Area Middle, which sits on the birthplace of Apollo, the location the well-known Apollo Capsules have been constructed simply up the freeway in Downey.

12:30pm – 1:30pm Area Expo Presents: NASA’s New Horizons Mission
Audio system: Gene Perry, Dennis Schnell
Description: Introduced by staff of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, this panel highlights the New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt, relating the New Horizons probe itself and all of its scientific devices, a timeline of the mission together with milestones and scientific discoveries, particulars and newest findings on the newly found Ultima Thule, and spotlight a few of the different thrilling New Horizons packages: Juno and Bennu.

1:30pm – 2:30pm Webcomics Advocates Presents: The Webcomics Gathering
Audio system: Brendan Creecy, Eddie DeAngelini, Ambrose Quintanilla
Description: Be a part of Webcomics Advocates co-founder Brendan Creecy (BRAX THE ALIEN ROCKER) and webcomic creators Eddie DeAngelini (COLLECTORS), Ambrose Quintanilla (GOPHER-IT COMICS), and moderator Kristen Parraz (the COMADRES Y COMICS podcast) as they rejoice and talk about the thrilling world of webcomics! They may even give any webcomic creators within the viewers 30 seconds to advertise their comedian to the gang. All creators and followers are welcome!

2:30pm – three:30pm DIY Comics: Publish, Don’t Perish
Audio system: David Pepose, Rob Kutner, Russell Nohelty, Kate Leth,  Christie Shinn
Description: Kickstarter, Patreon, the “Image model”: whether or not it’s the primary comedian you’ve ever revealed or simply the most-recent, there are numerous alternative ways to succeed in your viewers. These freewheeling panel showcases the paths taken by a wide selection of creators: writers David Pepose (SPENCER & LOCKE) and Rob Kutner (SHRINKAGE, The Day by day Present with Jon Stewart), cartoonists Kate Leth (ADVENTURE TIME) and Christie Shinn (DEMON BITCH: SHE SUCKS), and author/writer Russell Nohelty (THE COMPLETE CREATIVE). Moderated by author Rylend Grant (ABERRANT)

three:30pm – four:30pm Animated Lives: Behind the Scenes of Creating Cartoons
Audio system: Larry Houston, Chuck Patton, Ian McGinty, Samantha Glow Knapp
Description: Cartoon-industry veterans Larry Houston (X-Males: The Animated Collection), Chuck Patton (G.I. JOE, Kulipari: Dream Walker), Ian McGinty and Samantha Glow Knapp (Welcome to Showside!) participate in a fun-filled dialogue about their experiences in making cartoons for tv. From sharing private tales of the enterprise and the way the method has modified over the many years, to describing how their expertise have served them in different artistic fields, it’ll be a robust end to your Long Beach Comic Expo expertise

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Room 104C

11:30am – 12:30pm Cosplay Comedy
Audio system: Kari Assad, PJ Baio, Greg Benevent, Bernie Bregman,
Heather Dragulescu, Nik Estes, Jeff Hopkins, Erikka Innes, Aaron Ram Powell
Description: Cosplay Comedy is a distinctive stand-up present the place comics carry out in costume and in-character! See your favourite heroes and villains take the stage and hit the mic! That includes a number of the geekiest comics from the LA scene. Our LBCE lineup consists of Batman, Spider-Man, Mega Man, Hermione Granger, and extra!

12:30pm – 1:30pm All-CAPS: Tales of the Comic Artwork Skilled Society
Audio system: Bobby Timony, Christie Shinn, Norm Harper, Barbara Randall Kesel
Description: Comic Artwork Skilled Society of Los Angeles members share tales of their careers in comics. Be a part of legendary editor Barbara Randall Kesel, irreverent creator Christie Shinn (DEMON BITCH, SHE SUCKS), and Eisner Award nominee Norm Harper (RIKKI) and a number of Harvey Award nominee Bobby Timony (THE NIGHT OWLS) for a freewheeling dialog moderated by CAPS member Loryn Stone.

1:30pm – 2:30pm GeekFest Program four – SciFi
Description: NarcoLeap, The Cargo, Paleonaut

2:30pm – three:30pm GeekFest Program 5 – Comedy
Description: Darkish Specter, Portrait of a Superhero, Gryphon, Animo Galactic Galaxy

three:30pm – four:30pm GeekFest Program 6 – Geekcetera
Description: The Indies Prop Wars: Prop More durable, Metroid: The Sky Calls, Scorching N Nerdy


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