Misc Programming
 
Location: South 155-158

Sit close but not too close to an amazing yoyo show 20 countries in the making! The Allyoyo.com Team bring their yoyo skills and unique brand comedy to this interactive show. Lucky volunteers will leave with brand new yo-yos! Be there, and be loud!

who'll be here
  • AllYoYo
 
Location: South 155-158

Sit close but not too close to an amazing yoyo show 20 countries in the making! The Allyoyo.com Team bring their yoyo skills and unique brand comedy to this interactive show. Lucky volunteers will leave with brand new yo-yos! Be there, and be loud!

who'll be here
  • AllYoYo
 
Location: South 155-158

You like battles and magic? Amtgard is a garbed historical fighting and magic group, using safe padded medieval style weapons. For youths 8-18 years old, try your hand against our seasoned fighters. We will have hands on fighting, along with a Q&A.

who'll be here
  • Amtgard (18 panelists)
 
Location: South 151-154

Bring the kids and gather in an area where there will be arts and crafts all day long, as well as artist drop-ins, author readings, and other activities. A place where kids of all ages can explore their inner artist.

who'll be here
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: South 151-154

Craft tables include LEGO and coloring, drawing, & puzzles. A gallery is available to display artwork. In the morning: Thomatropes, necklaces (ala Percy Jackson). Afternoon activities: puppets, paper plate crafts. Crowns & helmets all day.

who'll be here
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: South 151-154

Craft tables include LEGO and coloring, drawing, & puzzles. A gallery is available to display artwork. In the morning: paper cube heroes, puppets. Afternoon activities: origami, Thomatropes. Collages/Books all day.

who'll be here
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: South 151-154

Craft tables include LEGO and coloring, drawing, & puzzles. A gallery is available to display artwork. In the morning: origami. Afternoon activities: miscellaneous crafts.

who'll be here
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Tolkien's characters lived in a world that shared our stars, but Middle Earth has its own constellations and lore. These inflatable planetarium shows run every 20 minutes starting at 12:00, but come at 11:45 to grab your free ticket and reserve a spot.

who'll be here
  • Anne Stewart
  • Jason Ard
  • Lauren Ard
  • Mahonri Stewart
 

The Arizona Avengers are back and looking for more future Avengers! Come see if you have with it takes throwing Thor's hammer, Captain Americas shield, and Hawkeye's bow- and become one of Arizonas mightiest heros!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

The Arizona Avengers are back and looking for more future Avengers! Come see if you have with it takes throwing Thor's hammer, Captain Americas shield, and Hawkeye's bow- and become one of Arizonas mightiest heros!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Want to be your favorite character? Don't want to spend a small fortune trying to find it online in your size? Want to do it as cost effectively as possible? Come learn the basics of machine-based costume creation. Covers: basics of the sewing machine, how to use your two most basic stitches and how to use a pattern. Techniques will be applied to the cosplay, steampunk and fantasy genres just to name a few. Whether you have never sewn or been sewing for awhile, House Lionheart promises to teach you something new.

who'll be here
  • House Lionheart (5 panelists)
 
Location: North Ballroom 120

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman stars of  the Iconic 60's Batman television show Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

So, you know everything about Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and Twilight? Prove it by battling against other fans in an ultimate trivia competition. Trivia based on the books, not movies - we all know books are better!

A team based event - prizes for the winners. Limit: 10 teams of 5

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

The biggest question potential crowdfund campaigners ask is "How do I get started?".  Panelists discuss what you need to consider before launching your crowdfund project.

who'll be here
  • Jason Brubaker
  • Jon Schnepp
 
Location: North 231bc

Ever wonder what Ivy smells like? Does she dream of rainbows and unicorns or of the rule of Doom over earth? Can she really fly? Is there any truth behind the rumors that she is really a cat? If you've ever wondered how the Legion of Doomkitty came to be or have burning questions, then you don't want to miss this one!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: South 155-158

Sit close but not too close to an amazing yoyo show 20 countries in the making! The Allyoyo.com Team bring their yoyo skills and unique brand comedy to this interactive show. Lucky volunteers will leave with brand new yo-yos! Be there, and be loud!

who'll be here
  • AllYoYo
 

Join Dawn as she discusses how to dress a celebrity and make them shine for any Hollywood event. The art of celebrity dressing is no easy task. With all cameras on deck, it's important to understand the artist's needs and how to create a look for them that will be timeless.

Dawn will share with you her experiences and even a few of her trade secrets.

PS ... but not all of them ;)

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

How to make it in Hollywood without selling your soul to the devil. Dawn will offer an inside look into the business of costume design and how to become successful without compromising your artistic integrity. Before the magic begins, the contracts need to be signed. Don't sell your craft short, learn how to legally protect your art and how to successfully negotiate your deal, pre and post representation.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Featuring original costumes that Dawn created for The Devil's Carnival, American Horror Story (title sequence), and recent feature, Lost in Austin. She will also share illustrations (Lucas Culshaw) of the costumes for the feature Lost in Austin, Slipknot (Art Director: Shawn Crahan) and Marilyn Manson.

Dawn will discuss the full process of costume design and how working with the Director and Actors helps bring life to a character's wardrobe.

This is going to be an amazing panel for all aspiring Costume Designers.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: North 131

Join us for a spotlight with Carole Barrowman, co-author with her brother John The Hollow Earth series and Torchwood: Exodus Code.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of the Sun

Join host Chris Gore for a night of Cosplay Comedy. See some of the best comedians in the nerd universe dressed as your favorite characters from Star Wars, Marvel and DC doing stand up comedy like you've never seen before! It's geektastic fun!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: west 212

Join some of our guests who write mysteries as they talk about the best ways to construct mystery plots that leave the reader baffled until the very end.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Whether you're big, tall, or small, cosplay is definitely for you! Learn how to obtain confidence in the costumes you wear. Discover ways to alter clothes and patterns to fit your shape. If you want to cosplay then you'll have a grand time

who'll be here
  • Bo E.
  • Katerina E.
  • MaryAnne E.
 

Learn from our pain. A panel of experienced Cosplayers tell you about their hard lessons learned from wearing a costume at a con. We will talk about the considerations beyond wearing the costume. Where do you put your phone? How to stay hydrated? How are you going to get to the bathroom? How to eat in your costume? What’s a Handler? Many of these untold mysteries will be revealed and discussed. Featuring Lady Ember Brennan Sparks, Commander Holly, and Steampunk Boba Fett!

who'll be here
  • Holly Conrad
  • John Strangeway
  • Kay Townsend
 

The Jaze's pride themselves in ensuring their costumes, props, photography, & digital artwork are as authentic as possible, so that once in costume they actually become the character! This panel will discuss the challenges of making those costumes & bringing a character to life.

Although a young company, social media recognition has skyrocketed Jaze Cosplay into one of the most fashionable cosplayers in the industry. Formed by husband and wife team Aime and Lance, JAZE COSPLAY understand the value in honorably and respectfully portraying the cosplay characters that they love and admire. Their level of commitment positively impacts the fans of those characters, which, in turn, brings them the joy and satisfaction of knowing they've succeeded in making that fans' dream of meeting that character a reality!

who'll be here
  • Aime Jaze
  • Lance Jaze
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Are you a writer looking for an artist to compliment your story? How about an artist, but have nothing to draw about? In this "speed dating" setting, you get 5 min. to share what you have to offer and see if you are a good match.

 Please be prepared by bringing business cards, manuscript samples or portfolios. However they are not required.

who'll be here
  • Crystal Ferguson
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
  • Joshua Ferguson
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Are you a writer looking for an artist to compliment your story? How about an artist, but have nothing to draw about? In this "speed dating" setting, you get 5 min. to share what you have to offer and see if you are a good match.

Please be prepared by bringing business cards, manuscript samples or portfolios. However they are not required.

who'll be here
  • Crystal Ferguson
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
  • Joshua Ferguson
 
Location: South 159
Ever get the Action Figure of your favorite character but something isn't right? Maybe your favorite character has never been made? Local customizers and a special guest will explore the tips & tricks of turning toys into personal works of art.
who'll be here
  • David Fitzmaurice
  • David Oakes
  • Donald Kennedy
  • Jesse Bautista
  • Patrick Billings
 
Location: West 211

Match ups are what comic books are all about. Join this roundtable discussion with Film and Television Weapons Expert, Gary Harper and Assistant Armorer for Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior, Victoria Wagner, to talk about match ups between historical warriors and fantastical superheros and the weapons at their disposal. We will discuss reality versus fantasy of these match ups and vote Who is the Deadliest?

who'll be here
  • Terry Wagner
  • Victoria Wagner
 
Location: Sheraton Laveen

Welcome to all, the brand new Diversity Lounge is a place to relax, a place to meet up with friends, a place to find information about issues surrounding women, LGBTQ, people of color and disabled people in geek culture. As the convention grows, staying attuned to the needs of many can be challenging. Whatever you relationship to diversity is, we'd like to hear what you have to say.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Sheraton Laveen

Welcome to all, the brand new Diversity Lounge is a place to relax, a place to meet up with friends, a place to find information about issues surrounding women, LGBTQ, people of color and disabled people in geek culture. As the convention grows, staying attuned to the needs of many can be challenging. Whatever you relationship to diversity is, we'd like to hear what you have to say.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Sheraton Laveen

Welcome to all, the brand new Diversity Lounge is a place to relax, a place to meet up with friends, a place to find information about issues surrounding women, LGBTQ, people of color and disabled people in geek culture. As the convention grows, staying attuned to the needs of many can be challenging. Whatever you relationship to diversity is, we'd like to hear what you have to say.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

Need a "Horrible" way to spend Sunday at PCC? We do the Weird Stuff is back for an encore performance of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along-Blog. Come dressed in costume and compete to earn your PHD in Horribleness!

who'll be here
  • Arthur Trout
  • Cameron Peacock
  • Cheryk Manning
  • Huntington Keith
  • Jacqueline Chikos
  • Lonnie Gray
  • Mary Brockmeier
  • Matthew White
  • Megan White
  • Raymond Wolfe
  • S. Faye Handy
  • Sean Johnson
 

With the Doctor's travels spreading far and wide across the universe, he was bound to visit some notable star systems on the way! The TARDIS planetarium departs every 20 minutes starting at 4:30, but come at 4:15 to grab your free ticket.

who'll be here
  • Anne Stewart
  • Jason Ard
  • Lauren Ard
  • Mahonri Stewart
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of the Sun

Jump inside the TARDIS and Party Like a Time Lord with music, dancing, and themed drinks! Those wanting to participate in the costume contest should email DoctorWho@phoenixcomicon.com and include thier name and age.

who'll be here
  • Duncan MacLeod
  • E. Adams Thomas
  • James Richardson
  • Jeff Jones
  • Suzanne Jones
 

You've heard of the Duck Tape prom dress competition- now there's a pop culture version! You've watched the Mythbusters make a boat with duck tape, armor should be cinch. Let your creative juices fly ... then cover them in tape! Hosted by none other than our Masquerade's own TD0013!

To give the judges time to deliberate, entertainment will be provided by Tom Tuerff. Later in the convention you'll see him MCing the "Talk Nerdy To Me: A Byte of Burlesque" shows on Friday night and Saturday afternoon. You may have already heard him at shows throughout the Valley; folk festivals, horror conventions, burlesque shows and a little radio show called Dr Demento

To get you started, here's some tutorials and inspiration (Note- your costume need not be 100% tape, you can cover fabric or cardboard with tape. Please make it MOSTLY duct tape, though!)

Get ideas on making tape clothing at Wikiehow's Make A Duct Tape Dress tutorial

Check out an article on this lovely Firefly couple at Costume Craze

Ohh look, a Princess Leia! She made it a mini-dress, but it's adorable.

Duct tape Disney group at Dragon*Con!

A very cool tutorial on duct tape boots.

(and then, after reading that, you'll think "Yeah, but how do I make one of those sweet Musketeer hats? Me too! Here ya go... )

Plus, the biggest question of all answered by Mental Floss: Is it Duck Tape or Duct Tape?

Titles awarded will include:
Most Amazing
Most Beautiful
Most Humorous
Most Applause (Audience Favorite)

Pre-registration is over. For last-minute entries, see the Costuming table to see if there's room. 

who'll be here
  • Holly Conrad
  • Huntington Keith
  • Janice Tuerff
  • Sure Leigh Kahn
 
Location: North 132

Phoenix Comicon staff present this informative guide to experiencing Phoenix Comicon. Learn to make the most of your experience and get the inside track on the secrets and not to be missed events of 2014. Featuring special prizes and giveaways!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: North 132

Phoenix Comicon staff present this informative guide to experiencing Phoenix Comicon. Learn to make the most of your experience and get the inside track on the secrets and not to be missed events of 2014. Featuring special prizes and giveaways!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Jerry’s Artarama, the new Youth Art Room Sponsor, will have various giveaways, art media demonstrations, and opportunities to 'test drive' new art supplies! Stop in to see what they have!  http://www.jerrysartarama.com/  

who'll be here
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Jerry’s Artarama, the new Youth Art Room Sponsor, will have various giveaways, art media demonstrations, and opportunities to 'test drive' new art supplies! Stop in to see what they have!  http://www.jerrysartarama.com/  

who'll be here
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Jerry’s Artarama, the new Youth Art Room Sponsor, will have various giveaways, art media demonstrations, and opportunities to 'test drive' new art supplies! Stop in to see what they have!  http://www.jerrysartarama.com/  

who'll be here
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area
Jerry’s Artarama, the new Youth Art Room Sponsor, will have various giveaways, art media demonstrations, and opportunities to 'test drive' new art supplies! Stop in to see what they have! http://www.jerrysartarama.com/  
who'll be here
  • Jerry's Artarama - Come take a test drive with various creative mediums!
 

Meet the New Carl Sagans! FameLab is a global science communication competition sponsored in the US by NASA.  Join us for an exhibition of the top US communicators and marvel as they spin tall-but-true tales from the cutting edge of science today.

who'll be here
  • Ariel Anbar
 

Hello to all of the Fans, Dorks, Geeks and Nerds out there in Fanland and welcome to the world of Fanboy Rant.

On this podcast, we strive to different forms of fandom. Be it from cars to comics, books to Barbies, zebras to Zuul, we wanna talk about your fandom. We want to show that everyone has the right to let their nerd flag fly and show the love they have for the subjects they're passionate for! So your Fanboys Josh and Brian and a rotating cast of friends and special guests will explore the world of Fanboys! So have a listen, have some fun, but in the end, "Don't Forget To Be A Fan!!"

who'll be here
  • Brian Simmonson
  • Josh Benjamin
 

Can you bend steel? Punch through walls? Lift tons? Fight crime with a batarang? See if you have what it takes to do the impossible and become a legend! Come join the Justice League Arizona as they make superheroes out of you!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: South 150

Join this panel of experts as they help families learn to deal with the pervasive menace of bullying. A free copy of Jay McGraw's Life Strategies for Dealing with Bullies to the first 100 families in attendance, courtesy of Kids Need to Read!

who'll be here
  • Carrie SEVERSON
  • Kids Need to Read
  • Sgt. Darren Burch
 

Join authors John Scalzi and James S. A. Corey (Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck) as they preview the upcoming TV series based on their respective novels, Redshirts (FX) and The Expanse (SyFy).

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: North 131

Film and Televison Weapons Expert, Gary Harper has worked as an armorer in the industry for over 30 years.  He has worked on the sets of such productions as Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior, Discovery Channel's Sons of Guns, Tom Cruise's movie The Last Samurai and sound work for EA games.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Come join us as we put two families head to head in a Phoenix Comicon presentation of Geek Family Feud! Questions and answers that only the Geekiest Family will know! This is a pre-registration event.

 

If you are interested having your family considered as a contestant, please email amber.riendeau@phoenixcomicon.com for more information.

who'll be here
  • Logan Escobar
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of the Sun

Don't miss the 5th annual Kids Need to Read Geek Prom, sponsored by Bookmans Entertainment Exchange and made possible by Phoenix Comicon. The theme for Geek Prom 2014 is Retro Gaming. To learn more about this event, including ticketing information click: http://www.kidsneedtoread.org/geekprom/

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Crawl inside an inflatable dome to learn which of your favorite characters have stellar counterparts, and how they fit into the Wizarding World. These shows run every 20 minutes starting at 10:30, but come at 10:15 to grab your free  ticket.

who'll be here
  • Anne Stewart
  • Jason Ard
  • Lauren Ard
  • Mahonri Stewart
 
Location: North 126bc

Meet New York Times Bestselling author Heather Brewer, author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, The Slayer Chronicles, and The Legacy of Tril. Get all your questions answered and find out what she's working on now!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Do you have a favorite robot? Ever think you would get to build and operate a robot while still in school? Join Westwood Robotics for a demonstration and discussion on how robotics will help out in our future.

who'll be here
  • Westwood Robotics (9 panelists)
 

A surprising yet rapidly growing career field is the YouTube™ community. How do you make money on YouTube? How can you even become noticed on YouTube? MrCreepyPasta and CreepyRainbowPasta explain how to start, build and maintain your brand.

who'll be here
  • Chris Edmond
  • Megan Davis
 
Location: South 159
Come watch David Oakes as he creates a custom LEGO minifigure right before your eyes while sharing his 20 years of experience with "Everything Awesome."
who'll be here
  • David Oakes
 

A popular weapon seen in The Hunger Games but has its roots in the middle-ages! The knights from the Kingdom of Umbria are looking for new young knights. Set your sights on our targets and see if you're meant to carry the bow and arrow!

who'll be here
  • Kingdom of Umbria (3 panelists)
 
Location: South 150
Join Jonathan Simon of Lightning Octopus for a discussion of Fun/Geeky/Family Friendly things to do all around the Valley and Arizona that families can do together all year round!
who'll be here
  • Jonathan Simon
 
Location: South 150

Join Jonathan Simon of Lightning Octopus for a discussion of Fun/Geeky/Family Friendly things to do all around the Valley and Arizona that families can do together all year round!

who'll be here
  • Jonathan Simon
 

Found a character you want to cosplay, but it's the opposite of the gender you actually are? While "gender-bent" costumes are fun, what if you'd rather be accurate? Join professional Male Illusionist Anson Reign & guests for clues, tips, and a Q&A.

who'll be here
  • Anson Reign
  • Dionysus Khaos
  • Libby Mueller
  • Pandora DeStrange
  • Victoria Bacon
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Author and illustrator Steven Riley has been writing stories and drawing for as long as he can remember. "It was always a creative outlet. Just me having fun." Now he enjoys traveling and teaching his techniques to kids everywhere.

who'll be here
  • Steven Riley
 
Location: North 231a

Want to learn more about what's popular on the streets of Japan? Look no further! This panel will cover the different types of J-Fashions, major brands, and a purchasing guide.

who'll be here
  • The Not-So-Basic Witches (4 panelists)
 
Location: North Ballroom 120

Iconic British actor John Rhys-Davies, best known from the Indiana Jones films, has gone on to exciting roles on Television, Animation and video games. He also plays Gimli the Dwarf in the The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Challenge your imagination and LEGO building skills! LEGO will be supplied (sorry, not to keep). This friendly competition is open to all.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Chanllenge your building skills! LEGO will be supplied (sorry, not to keep). This friendly competition is aimed at youth 12 and under, but all are welcome to come see the fun and creativity!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: South 150

So, you bought the kit. You built the model. Maybe you even tried to build some of the other scenes on the box. So what do you do with your LEGO now? Would you believe home furnishings? Or clothes?

Join LEGO Builder Dave Shaddix, Stephen Lanyi, and host David Oakes as we explore some of the more out there items you can build with LEGO!

who'll be here
  • Dave Shaddix
  • David Oakes
  • Stephen Lanyi
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

The wand chooses the wizard but at Comicon you can create your own magic!

who'll be here
  • LeeAnn Jensen
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Molly Idle, former Dreamworks artist and creator of the Caldecott Honor book Flora and the Flamingo, will help young illustrators create their own flip books! Lean the techniques for making drawings come to life in this workshop for ages 8 and up.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Come find out what it takes to make silver screen magic and horror! Join our industry professionals as they talk about the ins & outs of working with FX in world of entertainment and what it takes to work in the industry. Imagination required!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

 
 

 

Mark Greenawalt and a team of professional body painting artists will transform a group of models into an original super villain team. This will be a live demonstration where the audience gets to experience the transformation as each artists uses their own unique styles and techniques to develop their character into a cohesive member of this evil team. Once all of the characters are painted, they will assemble for a photoshoot, poised for action in front of a staged theatrical backdrop. Photography will be allowed after the first hour of painting and during the final staged photoshoot.

MARK GREENAWALT - Bio Artist Mark Greenawalt is best known for his live bodypainting exhibitions at galleries, conventions, and even the prestigious Playboy Mansion. He has lectured on the art of bodypainting in Europe, Asia, and throughout North America and he currently lives right here in Phoenix. Greenawalt's special effects makeup has been seen in numerous film and TV episodes and his digital illustrations have been published in magazines and comic book covers. To visit his online portfolios, visit www.FutureClassX.com and www.MarkGreenawalt.com.

Mark Greenawalt Gallery represented by FUTURE-CLASS X PUBLISHING

www.futureclassx.com

Presenting the models for our bodypainting project on Friday, June 6th at Phoenix ComiCon. From left to right is Alexandria Pierce, Breana L Guidry, Rosanna Rocha Cosplayer, and Tia Markie. The body paint artists will be Mark Greenawalt, Papi Miranda, Vanessa Allen, and Adam Slick Van Slyke.

 

 

 

 

   
  

who'll be here
  • Adam Van Slyke
  • Alexandria Pierce
  • Breana Guidry
  • Brian Pulido  
  • carlton Miranda
  • Rosanna Rocha
  • Tia Markie
  • Vanessa Allen
 
Location: North Ballroom 120
Mark Sheppard is a fan favorites with roles on Doctor Who, Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica, Warehouse 13, Chuck, Firefly, and Leverage among many others.
who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

You know you loved the Avengers comics and movies. Come meet Black Widow, Hawkeye, Rocket Raccoon and others at this one time only panel! Avengers and Guardians alike protect us from evil. Come ask them the questions you've always wanted to know!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Come One Come ALL... And Have a BALL or two. GUYS, get your sexy on with TIGHTS, TIGHT pants, Super UNDERWEAR, or Favorite Costume. Get down to the music to PRIMP, PRANCE or DANCE to the screams and cheers of admiring fans. Awards for Best Look, Best Move, Best Flirting with the LADIES or Guys. You don't want to miss this!!!! 

who'll be here
  • Alexzandria  Wirtz
  • Debra Nickelson
  • Jennifer Wirtz
  • Kimberly Smith
 

Dive into the world of mermaids with Mermaid Odette- The Swimming Mermaid of Arizona. Learn what it takes to become a mermaid, how to swim properly, tails, and more. Welcome to the world of mermaids! 

who'll be here
  • The Renegades (3 panelists)
 
Location: North Ballroom 120

Meet 3 of the original Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers David Yost, Waleter Jones and Austin St. John

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Be A Martian! Arizona State University’s Mars Space Flight Facility is hosting a special interactive exhibit featuring the Red Planet. Get updated news from mission scientists, have fun with hands-on activities, and see yourself in the infrared!
who'll be here
  • ASU Mars Exhibit (19 panelists)
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Moon Mermaid has been sharing her magical adventures with children of all ages for many years. Join us in the Art Room this year as she reads from her new book. After reading she will be happy to sign autographs and take photos in her giant seashell

who'll be here
  • Moon Mermaid
 

Entertainment Weekly has dubbed him "The Geek God". Whether you know him as Captain Malcom Reynolds, Captain Hammer, Hal Jordan or Richard Castle you won't want to miss him!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

For many of us, Pokemon has been the foundation of childhood. Whether you're a new trainer, or a seasoned one, the spirit of Pokemon is the same. Come share your stories! Have any exciting run-ins with a shiny Pokemon? Perhaps you'd just like to share how the series has changed your life! We'd love to hear 'em all!

who'll be here
  • Arietis
 
Location: Renaissance Pueblo

One Night Only: Rhythm & Blues Cosplay Mixer! Dress up in your favorite costume, or maybe a black fedora and sunglasses would be appropriate, for this cosplay mixer that will be rockin' to classic Soul, R&B, and Blues tunes provided by the Arizona Blues Company.

Mingle with others in costume who share your passion, enjoy signature cocktails, costume contests, and then prepare to be wowed by the dynamic musical show of John and Ambrose Blues. The two rebel-Bluesmen will be performing classic tunes from artists like Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Wilson Picket, music from the Blues Brothers films and much, much more. They will have you smiling, dancing, and singing along to favorites like "Sweet Home Chicago," "Soul Man" and many more. Plus, there will be opportunities for photos with two Bluesmen next to their very own Bluesmobile.
who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
This is an opportunity for any Phoenix Comicon Panelists to perform AV checks and ensure device comparability
who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Battlefield Live AZ wants you and your team to compete in the First Annual USA CLAN WAR. For decades clan wars in the UK have determined who reigns as the number one team, who is the best of the best...Why should the UK have all the fun? Now is the time to step up and show us what you've got.

Special Event Registration Required $60 per team. 
Note: You must register in advance to participate in the Clan War Tournament.

We are looking for genre' clans. Like Whovians vs Trekkies, Star Trek vs. Star Wars, etc....

Five (5) players on the field per team and one (1) player in reserve. DOMINATION is the name of the game. Can your team hold king of the hill for 5 minutes? Step up and show us how it's done. The winning team will receive membership passes to the 2015 Phoenix Comicon (provided by Battlefield Live AZ) and complimentary entry into the 2015 Clan War to defend their title.

Show us your team spirit, show us your skills, show us your sportsmanship.

Join the BFLAZ Army Today. 
www.BattlefieldLiveAZ.com
www.facebook.com/BFLAZ

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Battlefield Live AZ wants you and your team to compete in the First Annual USA CLAN WAR. For decades clan wars in the UK have determined who reigns as the number one team, who is the best of the best...Why should the UK have all the fun? Now is the time to step up and show us what you've got.

Special Event Registration Required $60 per team. 
Note: You must register in advance to participate in the Clan War Tournament.

We are looking for genre' clans. Like Whovians vs Trekkies, Star Trek vs. Star Wars, etc....

Five (5) players on the field per team and one (1) player in reserve. DOMINATION is the name of the game. Can your team hold king of the hill for 5 minutes? Step up and show us how it's done. The winning team will receive membership passes to the 2015 Phoenix Comicon (provided by Battlefield Live AZ) and complimentary entry into the 2015 Clan War to defend their title.

Show us your team spirit, show us your skills, show us your sportsmanship.

Join the BFLAZ Army Today. 
www.BattlefieldLiveAZ.com
www.facebook.com/BFLAZ

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Hand-paint your own paper parasol! Parasol, paints and brushes, glue & glitter will be provided.  Freestyle Kit is $25, or paint a traditional Kaylee Firefly parasol for only $15. If you opt for a Kaylee Kit, I will supply the first stripe outline (in charcoal so it will wipe away easily)
 
Send payment through Paypal to Rkcarter@cox.net. You may contact me with any questions at that email as well. Have fun and let your imagination run wild!
 
 
   
who'll be here
  • Rebecca Carter
 

Special Event Entry is $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the door. Welcome to the first BFLAZ Zombie Gauntlet. Do you think you could survive a Zombie Apocalypse? Here's your chance to test your shooting skills with this laser tag style experience. Four (4) levels each progressively more difficult than the last. A prize awaits all who survive the dreaded ZOMBIE GAUNTLET

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Special Event Entry is $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the door. Welcome to the first BFLAZ Zombie Gauntlet. Do you think you could survive a Zombie Apocalypse? Here's your chance to test your shooting skills with this laser tag style experience. Four (4) levels each progressively more difficult than the last. A prize awaits all who survive the dreaded ZOMBIE GAUNTLET

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of the Sun

Comedy Mutant, a stand-up comedy show featuring Head Mutant Brian Posehn, Myk Kaplan and Mike Drucker!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

This one aint for the young'ins! Themed on the anime of the same name come dance all night to the best electronic dance music in your coolest PJs. Try to win a prize for best Cosplay dancer, Compete for the Miss Fanservice 2014 title, check out the go-go dancers and enjoy one of our themed adult beverages.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Join the musical comedy duo Paul and Storm (Geek & Sundry's LearningTown) for a concert event with authors that you won't want to miss.  Joining in will be NYT bestselling authors Patrick Rothfuss, John Scalzi, and Seanan McGuire with other special guests.  The free concert will be Friday Night in the North Ballroom starting at 8:30 pm.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: Sheraton Pool

A Pool Party with a Peter Pan theme. Cool down in the pool overlooking the city or head over to the bar and grab a refreshing beverage. Dress in your best Neverland swimwear and enter the contest. You may even see a mermaid.

who'll be here
  • The Mermaid Sisters (3 panelists)
 

Why wait until October to visit a haunted house when you can visit Phoenix Comicon's Fright House in June? This year we will have our very own Haunted House. We've got some great surprises in store for you. Let's just say you will be besieged by a timey wimey mix of horrors that exist within our pop culture world. Do you believe you have the strength to escape if you dare to enter? Come and find out.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Why wait until October to visit a haunted house when you can visit Phoenix Comicon's Fright House in June? This year we will have our very own Haunted House. We've got some great surprises in store for you. Let's just say you will be besieged by a timey wimey mix of horrors that exist within our pop culture world. Do you believe you have the strength to escape if you dare to enter? Come and find out.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Why wait until October to visit a haunted house when you can visit Phoenix Comicon's Fright House in June? This year we will have our very own Haunted House. We've got some great surprises in store for you. Let's just say you will be besieged by a timey wimey mix of horrors that exist within our pop culture world. Do you believe you have the strength to escape if you dare to enter? Come and find out.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Why wait until October to visit a haunted house when you can visit Phoenix Comicon's Fright House in June? This year we will have our very own Haunted House. We've got some great surprises in store for you. Let's just say you will be besieged by a timey wimey mix of horrors that exist within our pop culture world. Do you believe you have the strength to escape if you dare to enter? Come and find out.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Why wait until October to visit a haunted house when you can visit Phoenix Comicon's Fright House in June? This year we will have our very own Haunted House. We've got some great surprises in store for you. Let's just say you will be besieged by a timey wimey mix of horrors that exist within our pop culture world. Do you believe you have the strength to escape if you dare to enter? Come and find out.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Why wait until October to visit a haunted house when you can visit Phoenix Comicon's Fright House in June? This year we will have our very own Haunted House. We've got some great surprises in store for you. Let's just say you will be besieged by a timey wimey mix of horrors that exist within our pop culture world. Do you believe you have the strength to escape if you dare to enter? Come and find out.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Why wait until October to visit a haunted house when you can visit Phoenix Comicon's Fright House in June? This year we will have our very own Haunted House. We've got some great surprises in store for you. Let's just say you will be besieged by a timey wimey mix of horrors that exist within our pop culture world. Do you believe you have the strength to escape if you dare to enter? Come and find out.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: west 212

Chris Gore (Attack of the Show, Geektime SiriusXM Howard 101) returns to Phoenix Comic Con to present an epic live version of his podcast along with special guest comedians Yoshi Obayashi (Comedy Central), Tommy Bechtold (The Middle, Glee), TJ Chambers and more.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

What do My Little Pony, X-Men, The Simpsons, Power Rangers, The Hunger Games, Star Wars, Transformers and Halo all have in common? Astronomy! Inflatable planetarium shows run every 20 minutes starting at 12:00, but come at 11:45 to grab your free ticket.

who'll be here
  • Anne Stewart
  • Jason Ard
  • Lauren Ard
  • Mahonri Stewart
 

Ever wonder what Germany thinks of Snow white or vice versa? Or what's going on in the relationship between Anastasia and Russia? Maybe you're wondering if Mulan and China train together? Well it's a Disney Princess and Hetalia Q&A panel!

who'll be here
  • ADHD cosplay
 

Calling all Witches and Wizards! Come watch the Sun Devil Quidditch team and all the chasers, beaters, keepers, and seekers in the exhibition game. Afterwards, they will answer all of your questions about how you too can play!

 

www.asuquidditch.com

who'll be here
  • ASU Sun Devil Quidditch (28 panelists)
  • Brianna Bailey
 
Location: North Ballroom 120
Please welcome Richard Dean Anderson best known as MacGyver and as Colonel Jack O'neill on Stargate SG-1
who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Ever wanted to build a robot? Imagine if you could while being a high school student! Anyone at any age can get involved with robotic building and competition. Join Westwood Robotics for a focused discussion and demonstration on Aerial Assist.

who'll be here
  • Westwood Robotics (11 panelists)
 
Location: Renaissance Pueblo

A picture scavenger hunt using your mobile device and Twitter. Choose your team of 4, charge up your phone and show up for a wild scavenger hunt though the 'con that will take all your deducting skills to finish.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: South 155-158
All heroes must have a trusty side-kick! Come learn some key self-defense techniques. Use your instincts, voice, surroundings, and maybe your parents! Nationally certified youth self-defense instructors will get you moving like a true superhero!
who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Historical inspirations for the costuming in such shows as The Tudors, The Borgias and Rome!  Local re-enactors will present historically accurate costumes from all parts of history, from the Romans to the Renaissance. You can vote for your favorite costume and check them out up close!

If you have any questions, please contact jo.stomel@phoenixcomicon.com.

who'll be here
  • Fashion Show Models
 
Location: South 150

This panel will touch on the history of Minecraft, a description and showcase of my Minecraft mod, things you may not know about Minecraft, the technical aspects of Minecraft and my mod, and will conclude with a Q and A.

who'll be here
  • Cody Darr
 
Location: Renaissance Pueblo

Attendees street pass a special PCC Mii every day. Once they have collected the street pass they present it to our staff member. There they will receive a stamp on a special card. On Sunday afternoon, the attendees who have collected all 4 stamps will return to the Pueblo room to turn in the card to be entered in the grand prize drawing.

Each day the Mii will be in a different place:
Thursday - Hyatt in the board gaming area from 6pm-8pm
Friday - Sheraton lobby from 2pm-4pm
Saturday - Renaissance lobby from 1pm-3pm
Sunday - Convention center west building from 1pm-3pm

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Renaissance Pueblo

Attendees street pass a special PCC Mii every day. Once they have collected the street pass they present it to our staff member. There they will receive a stamp on a special card. On Sunday afternoon, the attendees who have collected all 4 stamps will return to the Pueblo room to turn in the card to be entered in the grand prize drawing.

Each day the Mii will be in a different place:
Thursday - Hyatt in the board gaming area from 6pm-8pm
Friday - Sheraton lobby from 2pm-4pm
Saturday - Renaissance lobby from 1pm-3pm
Sunday - Convention center west building from 1pm-3pm

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Ever wanted to know how fast Superman flies? Why Green Lantern is Green? Why Batman only works in black? Now you can ask your favorite superheroes all those questions! How does Wonder Woman find her invisible jet?

Get ready for some family friendly fun from the Justice League Arizona!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

Ever wondered what it would look like if you took the teasing talents of a burlesque dancer and twist them up with the fantastical world of geekdom?  Well, you can see it live at Talk Nerdy to Me: A Byte of Burlesque! Come see the talents of performers from Phoenix burlesque troupe BurlEscapades, vaudeville ensemble Romantasy Cabaret as well as a bevy of exceptional solo artists.  All of these ladies and gents will be taunting, teasing, and titillating you with their renditions of fan favorites, from comic book heroes and villains to cult classics. 

Due to the nature of the show this is an 18+ event and ID will be required at the door, but all ages are welcome to take pictures with the dancers after the show!

who'll be here
  • Andres Morera
  • Bamm Bamm
  • Berlin Meowschwitz
  • Dix E. Tracy
  • Fernando Nomaw-Mez
  • Glen Goldblatt
  • Guy Fawkeswell
  • Gypsy Danger
  • Julio Morera
  • Katja Lukin
  • Lola Coquette
  • Merla Marionette
  • Mia Pia Cherrie
  • Pisa Cake
  • Rambo Reza
  • Sir Simon
  • Tom Tuerff
  • Visa V
  • Vorpal Shimmy
  • Wanda Pout
 
Location: Renaissance Pueblo

Talk Nerdy to Me 2nd show!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Renaissance Salon 5-8

Tea Dueling is the art of gracefully dunking a tea biscuit into a "Cup of Brown Joy," then successfully felling your opponent in a battle of wits and skill. Join us to learn the rules and techniques to compete on the field of tea. These duels are fully sanctioned by The American Tea Dueling Society.

who'll be here
  • Jocelynne Weathers
 
Location: North 123

“Not all heroes wear capes” - The American Red Cross Blood Drive PLUS Be The Match Bone Marrow Donor Program equals lives being saved! Be a HERO - donate a part of yourself to better someone’s life, and your own.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: North 123

“Not all heroes wear capes” - The American Red Cross Blood Drive PLUS Be The Match Bone Marrow Donor Program equals lives being saved! Be a HERO - donate a part of yourself to better someone’s life, and your own.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: North 123

“Not all heroes wear capes” - The American Red Cross Blood Drive PLUS Be The Match Bone Marrow Donor Program equals lives being saved! Be a HERO - donate a part of yourself to better someone’s life, and your own.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: North 123

“Not all heroes wear capes” - The American Red Cross Blood Drive PLUS Be The Match Bone Marrow Donor Program equals lives being saved! Be a HERO - donate a part of yourself to better someone’s life, and your own.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: South 155-158

Come join the Pirates of the DREAD Fleet as we train "cabin monkeys" in the ways of piracy! All welcome, as long as you're a kid! Meet the greatest ne'er-do-wells that ever were. Learn how to fight, sing, and live like a pirate!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: South 155-158

History is DREADful! Adventure through some of the strange tales of history with The DREAD Fleet. Meet the greatest ne'er-do-wells that ever were and learn a how to fight, sing, and be a pirate in this action packed romp through history!

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 
Location: Renaissance Pueblo

PhoenixComedy.org invites you to an evening of FREE comedy! Be barraged by a horde of nerdy local comedians, regaling you with tales of the things that matter most in life: comic books and video games. FREE comedy at the Comicon- it's almost an alliteration.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Renaissance Pueblo

PhoenixComedy.org invites you to an evening of FREE comedy! Be barraged by a horde of nerdy local comedians, regaling you with tales of the things that matter most in life: comic books and video games. FREE comedy at the Comicon- it's almost an alliteration.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Can you hear it? The Roar of it... The roar of glory... Of fame... Of Victory! That's right! It's the Cosplay Coliseum, on a GRAND scale! New rules, new ways to grind your enemies into dust and of course, PRIZES! RPG Three-on-Three battles of epic proportions! Whether you're a Merc with a mouth or a caped crusader who wears his underwear on the outside, we want you for the epic battles that will rock Phoenix!

who'll be here
  • The Cookie Crusaders (4 panelists)
 

Ever wanted to know what it is like to be a mermaid, or what you need in order to become a mermaid? Well come on down to The Mermaid Sisters Lilith and Summer's how to become a mermaid Q & A panel. We will answer all your burning questions about how to become a mermaid, and some of the risks as well. We will then open the floor to take any questions you may have for us or about tail making.

Be sure to catch our demo at the Sheraton pool Sat at 4:30!

who'll be here
  • The Mermaid Sisters (3 panelists)
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

The Red Cross Pillowcase Project shows kids about common hazards and protective actions they can take. Thanks to a partnership with the Walt Disney Company, kids get a free Disney pillowcase with markers to decorate it, and a preparedness workbook.

who'll be here
  • The American Red Cross (3 panelists)
 
Location: South Art Room - Events Area

Enter the world of Czep's Trolls! Create your own Troll mask and hear stories of Emily's adventures among dragons, piskies, and dreadful dots!

who'll be here
  • Jenn Czep
 
Location: South 155-158

Captain Hook and Mr. Smee arrre making a special appearance! After an excerpt from the original Broadway musical version of Peter Pan, you’ll be invited to join them on deck for a rollicking improvisational activity that will shiver yore funny bones!

who'll be here
  • Captain Hook
  • Ha Ha Hightower
  • Jenny Ha Ha
  • Mr. Smee
  • Patrick the Pirate
  • Pirate
  • Pirate Jenny
  • Whovian
 
Location: Renaissance Pueblo

Finally a party for the baddies! Dress in your best villain outfit, sing karaoke with your fellow evil doers, and get out all that pent up aggression in Shoot-a-hero.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Phoenix Comicon would be nothing without AMAZING volunteers! Come join some of our Volunteer Relations Team and learn more about the opportunities, benefits, and challenges of volunteering for Phoenix Comicon!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Want to know about Cecil & Carlos' condo? How about where Glow Cloud gets all those dead animals? Of course being too inquisitive is dangerous to you & your family's health. And of course we'd NEVER ask the Hooded Figures about the Dog Park. No one must enter the dog park...

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

For those who have read the big series and are looking for something new to enjoy. We will discuss current and upcoming books that have mass appeal, also upcoming trends. Book suggestions for children, teens, and adults. Book lists will be provided.

who'll be here No panelists scheduled at this time.
 

A discussion of the growing community of LGBT gamers in the Phoenix area, creating a safe space to get together, play games, and support each other. 

who'll be here
  • Delos Hawkins
  • Joe Erickson
  • Robi Cousins
  • Shane Blissett
 

Ever wonder would it would be like to own KITT, the TMNT Van, a Jurassic Park Jeep, or Herbie? Well come and the owners! What does it take to make them? Why did they make it? Have the caused an accident on the 101? They will answer these and more!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: South 150

When it comes to art, age doesn’t matter. Anyone can be an artist! Children can come learn and draw in an anime style at this safe and family friendly environment. Prizes are provided by Cosplay & Fan Gear, LLC.

who'll be here
  • Katerina E.
 

Denise Gary (Kids Need To Read) will be the Mistress of Ceremonies with help from the Knightingirls, Knightingail and Kaeli, at the Youth Fashion Show. Kids showcase their fantastic costumes on the runway.

http://www.kidsneedtoread.org/

http://www.knightingail.com/

who'll be here
  • Fashion Show Models
 

Join us Thursday evening for the opening of the Zombie Obstacle Course. This will be a test of endurance as you work your way through various obstacles while trying to avoid zombies. Will you survive?!?

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

This is our Friday afternoon block for the Zombie Obstacle Course just before the Zombie Walk. Face real obstacle while making your way past the zombies to test your zombie survival skills.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Kick off your Saturday the right way by making your way through obstacles and zombies. Test your zombie survival skills to see if you will be amongst the living. Already completed the course, try again to see if you can beat your previous time.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

It's almost dinner time and zombies need to eat too! Now's the perfect time to make your way through the Zombie Obstacle Course and work off some of those calories just before dinner. Beat your previous time or test your zombie survival skills for the first time.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Exhibitor hall is closing and you want something to do. Why not make your way through the Zombie Obstacle Course. Beat your previous time or test your zombie survival skills for the first time.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

If you haven't already gone through the Zombie Obstacle Course, today will be your last day to test your zombie survival skills. Beat your previous time or make your through the obstacles for the first time.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
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