My Austin Comic Con panels

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It’s an honored to be a part of Austin Comic Con (Nov 22-24) and I am super pumped to return back to my home state to hang with fellow Texas nerds. It’s gonna be a great show and I am hoping to meet as many of you as possible. Make sure to check out the full programming schedule at the Wizard World homepage. Here is my panel and descriptions:

FRIDAY
8908158846_b9a1bf0694_z6:00 – 6:45PM CREATIVITY THAT LASTS
As an artist, writer, actor, musician or creator, there is nothing more challenging than the development of the creative process. Is art birthed from the spontaneous or is it a result of a carefully crafted rhythm and structure? In this panel, esteemed creators, Rob Prior (Spawn; Deep Space 9; Evil Ernie; Heavy Metal,) Genese Davis (The Holder’s Dominion,) Bob Camp (Ren & Stimpy; G.I. Joe) and Michael D. Druxman (My Forty-Five Years in Hollywood and How I Escaped Alive) more guests to be announced, describe how to overcome creative obstacles and share their keys to unleashing creativity. Moderated by Tony Kim. (MEETING ROOM 12)

SATURDAY
Screen shot 2013-11-21 at 8.30.06 AM10:30 – 11:15AM WONDER WOMEN OF THE 21ST CENTURY
We couldn’t imagine our favorite comic book, TV show, or film without our beloved super heroines, however the journey for them has not been easy. Whether it’s cultural barriers or societal sexism, super women have had to fight more than just crime in order to survive. Come join artist Dr. Travis Langley (Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight,) Genese Davis (The Holder’s Dominion,) and the “Pop Culture Professor” Dr. Rebecca Housel discuss the challenges and obstacles of creating relevant female protagonists in today’s male dominated industries. Moderated by Tony Kim. (BALLROOM F)

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1:00 – 1:50 PM DOCTOR WHO 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FAN EVENT
Join us as ‘Whovians’ gather along with Doctor Who Fans Club Austin to celebrate 50 years of adventures with our favorite Time Lord. Come bring your questions/comments, win prizes, and join in on the celebration! (BALLROOM D)

1:50 – 3:30PM “THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR” SIMULCAST SCREENING – PRESENTED BY BBC AMERICA
From the U.S. to the UK, Canada to Colombia, Brazil to Botswana and Myanmar to Mexico, to attendees of Wizard World Austin Comic Con, fans in more than 75 countries spanning six continents will be able to enjoy Doctor Who’s 50thAnniversay special at the same time. The one-off special stars Matt Smith (the Eleventh Doctor), David Tennant (the Tenth Doctor,) Jenna Coleman (companion Clara) with Billie Piper and John Hurt. Come join in with your fellow “Whovians” as BBC AMERICA presents a simulcast screening on the big screens. (BALLROOM D)

SUNDAY
IdrisElbaGL2:30 – 3:15PM BATTLE FOR MULTICULTURAL HEROES
The pop culture explosion through gaming, comics, TV, and film has opened up new opportunities for cultural diversity; however, many obstacles still exists. In this humorous but poignant discussion, diverse geek experts will discuss breaking ethnic stereotypes and what changes need to happen for us to boldly go into the future. Moderated by Tony Kim. (BALLROOM F)

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