We're Thrilled To Announce The Panels of Derby City Comic Con 2015
Derby City Comic Con - 2015 Programming Schedule
Saturday - Media Room
11:00 AM - Cosplay 101 - Come and learn all the basics for constructing your first costume! Sewing, prop making, armor and more! We'll show you that making a costume from scratch isn't that scary and, with just a few skills cosplay, can be fun and easy.
1:00 PM - Kids Write Comics 101 - Kids, Scott Bachmann is going to teach you how to write a comic using your ideas. Parents, you might learn a trick or two as well. Be ready because every kid participates.
3:00 PM - Write or Wrong: Doing the Work is Only the First Step - Writer/creator Dirk Manning (Image Comics, Devil's Due, WRITE OR WRONG and more) discusses how to build your brand and get others to notice your comic work in this informative and entertaining panel, discussing networking, collaboration, Kickstarter and more! If you're an aspiring comic creator, don't miss a chance to gain some valuable insight from Dirk Manning, folks!
Saturday - Non-Media Room
11:00 AM - Creating Comics with the Louisville Cartoonist Society - Members of the Louisville Cartoonist Society (LCS) will be sharing information on self-publishing comics, and how to get involved in the comic book creator scene in your community. The group will discuss their creative process, share tips and techniques for comic book creation, and discuss upcoming projects. They'll also be sharing what they did to make their "Tall Tales & Little Lies" comic book Kickstarter project so successful.
1:00 PM - Small Press Showcase I - Comic books aren't just published by the big companies; they're made by your friends and neighbors! Meet some of the folks that love comics so much that they write, draw, color, letter, and publish their own comics.
3:00 PM - Coming Out Cosplay - Alexa Heart, a transgender cosplayer, discusses her decision to transition and the support she has received from the geek community. This panel covers topics like body positivity, handling negative comments and bullying, cosplaying at any age, and cosplaying for yourself. There will be a short Q & A at the end of the panel.
Sunday - Media Room
12:00 PM - Advanced Cosplay - Get ready to take your costume to the next level! We will cover more advanced techniques such as finishing your seams , prosthetics, LEDs and more. Whether you want to have a competition level garment or an over the top prop, we are ready to address any of those fears when taking on an epic costume.
2:00 PM - Pixel Brain Productions Present: Bagged and Bored - Pixel Brain Productions will be screening the first three episodes of their brand new web series, Bagged and Bored! This show is jam packed with hilarious geek culture comic book references, so you don't want to miss it! Afterwards there will be an exclusive "sneak peek" of Episode 4 and a Q&A with the cast and crew!
Sunday - Non-Media Room
12:00 PM - Small Press Showcase II - Meet even more folks that love comics so much that they write, draw, color, letter, and publish their own comics in our second Small Press Showcase!
2:00 PM - Comic to Film Translations - This year we will be discussing Television and Social Media as well the Standard Marvel and DC movie fare in relation to their Print counterparts...wait, what?! They're making a Deadpool movie?! Chimichangas!!! ! Oh, and as always, SPOILERS ABOUND!!!