I’m excited to be attending Madison Comic Con this weekend. My first time to that con and my first time to Madison! I’m excited and honored to be hosting an awesome and nerdtastic line up of panels! Some will be originals while others I will be hosting celebrity interviews. Wisconsin nerds, hope to meet you out there!
6:30 – 7:15PM BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DID IT SUCK? (ROOM M-7)
One of the highest anticipated films in years has finally come out- but did it exceed expectations or implode the future of DC films? Critics and fans have had such polarizing opinions about the launch of the DC Extended Universe and now, you have a chance to share your thoughts on it. Come join professional nerds as we discuss the good, bad and the ugly of Zack Snyder’s newest chapter in the WB/DC mythology. Hosted by Tony Kim (Crazy4ComicCon.com)
1:00 – 1:45PM MEETING THE COMPANION: ALEX KINGSTON (ARENA)
River Song herself, Alex Kingston (Arrow), sits down to discuss how the Doctor has changed her life and answer whatever questions you may have in this fan-oriented Q&A.
2:30 – 3:15PM WHAT TIME IS IT? With JEREMY SHADA (ROOM M-3)
Join Jeremy Shada the voice of Finn from Cartoon Network’s most popular show Adventure Time for a rare Wizard World Q&A
4:00 – 4:45PM EVERYTHING’S SHINY, CAP’N: JEWEL STAITE (ARENA)
Viewers of the cult-favorite Firefly know Kaylee Frye as being the optimistic, sweet member of the crew. How does Jewel Staite compare to her beloved character? Come to this Q&A, ask your questions about Firefly, Wonderfalls, the Killing or her other roles, and find out for yourself (spoiler: she’s just as sweet!)
6:00 – 6:45PM WE CHALLENGE YOU AT STAR WARS! (ROOM M-3)
There has been an awakening… can you feel it? The future of fandom has irrevocably been changed with the release of The Force Awakens. Join professional nerds for this Star Wars Fan Panel as we discuss 4 decades of fandom, challenge the audience in trivia, and speculation on what the future of the Star Wars universe. Hosted by Tony Kim (@Crazy4ComicCon.com and Con Radio)
12:00 – 12:45PM BEHIND THE VOICES WITH NINTENDO’S CHARLES MARTINET AND ASSASSINS CREED‘S CAS ANVAR (ROOM M-3)
Best known for his role as the lovable Mario from Nintendo’s flagship video game franchise, Charles Martinet has been bringing countless characters to life for more than two decades. Splitting his time between acting in your favorite video games (Altair – Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, COD:BO2, Halo 4) and roles in The Expanse and Olympus, Cas Anvar has been pretty busy. Now you can meet these legendary voice actors in this special Wizard World Q&A!
1:00 – 1:45PM LETS DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN with BARRY BOSTWICK (ROOM M-3)
Among his many roles Barry Bostwick is loved for his role as Brad Majors in the “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”. Here is your chance to do the time warp, and ask Barry about his time on the cult classic, his time with Michael J Fox on Spin City or anything else, in this rare Wizard World Q&A!
2:15 – 3:00PM I’M NOT JUST A SIDEKICK: DIVERSITY IN POP CULTURE (ROOM M-7)
The pop culture explosion through comics, TV and film has opened up new opportunities for cultural diversity; however, many obstacles still exist. In this humorous but poignant discussion, diverse geek experts discuss breaking ethnic stereotypes, current casting decisions and what changes need to happen for us to boldly go into the future. Hosted by Tony Kim (@Crazy4ComicCon.com and Con Radio)
Check out the complete programming line up for Madison Comic Con at the Wizard World homepage.