Party-Events Programming for Comicon 2015

 

Come and pre-register for the Phoenix Comicon / Kids Need to Read Live Charity Art Auction. There is no cost or commitment to register for the art auction. 

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

Join At Your Service Maid Cafe and relax, let them entertain and serve you. Con can be exhausting so why not let them help recover with food and drink, as well as their world renown entertainment! 

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Salon 5-8

Join At Your Service Maid Cafe and relax, let them entertain and serve you. Con can be exhausting so why not let them help recover with food and drink, as well as their world renown entertainment!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 

Couples, get ready! It's time to play the newlywed game in a fun, new, geeky way! Bring your significant other and test your love playing this timeless, interactive game for prizes and glory!

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  • The Flock (2 panelists)
 

This is the fashion show to kick-off the weekend's excitement! Hosted by Heroes United and Autumn Ivy, this is an all ages event, where you can come show off your cosplay. Whether it be completely home made, all bought from a store, or a professionally made costume, all are welcome. This is not a competition - it's a come strut your stuff and show us what you got event! Come have your moment in front of an amazing crowd of fellow cosplay enthusiasts! Pre-Reg Opens at 11:15am and goes till 11:55 or members can sign up through anthony.valdivia@phoenixcomicon.com  

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  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE! Cosplayers of all ages get ready for an epic event, the Cosplay Lip Sync Battle where you can dress in your best Marvel, DC, Sailor Moon, Star Wars or any costume of your choosing and lip sync to your favorite songs at Phoenix Comicon.

To enter you have two options:

Pre Reg:  

Send your names, Cosplay and song choice to anthony.valdivia@phoenixcomicon.com

This is the best option to ensure that we have your song on site.

On Site Reg: 

Sign up on site before the show

You will HAVE to bring your own music on a flash drive so we have your song choice.

Rules:  

Lets keep it clean everyone, this is an all ages event and children will be present. 

Two cosplayer will be chosen at random to compete with each other.

Three judges will vote, but the crowd makes the final decision.

 

Any questions email: anthony.valdivia@phoenixcomicon.com

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  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Join our author guests for a glass or two in an informal setting. There will be door prizes and other giveaways from our participating publishers.

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  • Kids Need to Read
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

You've played the hit Android and IOS app by Ellen Degeneres, now join us at PCC as we play this super fun party game with a comicon twist! Come compete for fabulous prizes and get ready to get creative!

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  • Alice Baker
  • ANDREA COFFMAN
  • Brooke Campbell
  • Megan Calcote
 

First time Phoenix Comicon attendee and want to know how to make the most of your experience? Or a seasoned veteran of Con and want to know what's new this year? Then join the PCC Street Team for a fun filled hour of fun, trivia, prizes and maybe even a sing-along or two! Get the inside track on not-to-be-missed events and maybe even some secrets. Fun for the whole family!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

First time Phoenix Comicon attendee and want to know how to make the most of your experience? Or a seasoned veteran of Con and want to know what's new this year? Then join the PCC Street Team for a fun filled hour of fun, trivia, prizes and maybe even a sing-along or two! Get the inside track on not-to-be-missed events and maybe even some secrets. Fun for the whole family!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Is a whole year just too long to wait for more Phoenix Comicon in your life? Well you don't have to wait that long! Come join us as we discuss some of the information and details about our Winter show held at University of Phoenix Stadium. 

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  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

Join Chris Gore (PodCRASH, G4TV's Attack of the Show, Film Threat), along with other performers, who will read aloud YOUR FAN FICTION. Come to the panel prepared with copies of your best work to see actors, comedians and performers bring your story to life on stage. In addition, a celebrity guest will be invited to write a piece of fan fiction based on audience suggestions that will be read live for a spectacular finale

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On this last night of the Phoenix Comicon film festival, everyone is a winner!  Come and mix and mingle with your favorite panel hosts;  Learn more about film making; and  Celebrate the film makers behind your favorite films that screened at the festival.  Have fun, make friends, and learn stuff at the Renaissance Hotel!  Don't forget cards so you can show everyone what you do.  Cash bar provided

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  • Phoenix Comicon Film Makers
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of The Sun

Join us at the Gallifreyan Geek Prom benefiting Kids Need to Read and party like a Time Lord! There will be the usual dancing, beverages, and prom photos. In addition, there will be geek face painting, and a contest for the best Doctor Dance Moves! The winners of the costume contests will be crowned King and Queen of the Prom (Adult Costume winners) and Prince and Princess (Youth winners).

Have a good time while supporting Kids Need to Read in their mission to create a culture of reading for children, by providing books to underfunded schools, libraries and literacy programs across the United States.

There will be Doctor Who prizes given away as well!

who'll be here
  • Kids Need to Read
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $15
 

Join us for some fun and excitement on fashionable outfits geeky enough to walk the halls of Phoenix Comicon but chic enough for a fashion show.  Tributes to your favorite TV show, movie, comic, book, or game, what will you see during this show?

Interested in participating?  Email Miranda.riojas@phoenixcomicon to sign up!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 

For the first time at Phoenix Comicon, we are showcasing Geek Wedding Fashion in all it's glory. From the subtle to the outrageous, see a sampling of themed bridal fashion from flower girls to Brides and Grooms. 

Discover easy ways to geek out your own wedding. Themes including Comic book heroes, Sci-Fi genre, Japanese, Historical and Pop Culture weddings just to name a few. Featuring Mr. Formal Tuxes, K Street Couture, Vox Curvy Couture, Barb's Bridal Boutique, Goodwill of Arizona, candy bouquets courtesy of Candy Addict and many local Costume Designers with DIY accessories.

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Join Jonathan Simon from Lighting Octopus for a discussion of Fun/Geeky/Family Friendly things to do in Arizona that families can do together in all year round.

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  • Jonathan Simon
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 

Join Jonathan Simon from Lighting Octopus for a discussion of Fun/Geeky/Family Friendly things to do in Arizona that families can do together in all year round.

who'll be here
  • Jonathan Simon
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 

The only place to find one of a kind art created and donated by the guest and artist at Phoenix Comicon. 100% of the money raised at the auction will go to Kids Need To Read. 

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  • Mark Moorehead
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of The Sun

Korra is under attack! Members of an underground Pro-Ozai society, which sprang up shortly after the Hundred Year War, are attempting to rid the world of Korra. Come watch as Korra, and other benders, try to fight off these treacherous foes.

 

A group of fire nation extremists, that rose up shortly after the hundred year war, have been training in secrecy and now have unveiled their devious plan: Defeat Korra and usher in an era of fire nation supremacy. Can Korra and a group of benders stop them before it's too late? Come check out Arrowhead Tang Soo Do's demo team's performance of Legend of Korra: New Ozai Society Attacks and a board breaking and weapons demonstration!

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  • Allora McChesney
 
Location: [[ costuming logistics - North 132 ]]

Pre-judging for Masquerade. 

Judges: Courtney Leigh Fishell, Firelight, Leandro Romero

Coordinator: Kevin O'Connor

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  • Courtney Leigh Fishell
  • Firelight Cosplay
  • Kevin O'Connor
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

Calling all guys who believe they have what it takes to take center stage; hot looks, hot moves, that certain wow factor? Then prance, dance, and show off your best moves to music and the admiration of all. Make your fans cheer, scream and beg for more. Come in your best cosplay, from primal furry to irresistible undead? and everything in between come and strut your stuff. Prizes awarded. Everyone over 18 welcome.

who'll be here
  • Burn'em MacWood
  • Mr. Patch
  • Rambo Reza
  • Rock Johnson
  • Rooster

Cost is $10
 
Location: Sheraton Ahwatukee

PAID EVENT

Tired after a long day of running around at the convention? Well have no fear come to the Lair of the monster girls to rest your tired feet and interact with many of Types of monsters girls that we have to offer!! Come sit back enjoy a drink and rest your tired soul.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 
Location: Sheraton Ahwatukee

PAID EVENT

Tired after a long day of running around at the convention? Well have no fear come to the Lair of the monster girls to rest your tired feet and interact with many of Types of monsters girls that we have to offer!! Come sit back enjoy a drink and rest your tired soul.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 

How does Equestria's premier party planner celebrate her very own birthday? Come find out as Fluttershy and Rarity try put on a birthday spectacular that equals one of Pinkie's birthday bash. Streamers? Balloons? Check! Music? Games? Pictures? Check! Party cannon?!? CHECK!!!! Don't miss out on this chance to celebrate Pinkie Pie's birthday with the pony of the hour.

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  • Allora McChesney
  • TriAlicorn Inc (4 panelists)
  • TriAlicorn Inc. (3 panelists)
Strongly Recommended for Youth!
 

In 1975 the "mother" of all Cult films hit theaters nation wide. It closed within two weeks. Somehow, as the particulars are argued, about two years later it found it's niche as a midnight screened film that has since become a phenomenon. Join special guests Barry Bostwick (Spin City, FDR American Badass) "Little" Nell Campbell (Pink Floyd's "The Wall", Shock Treatment), and Patricia Quinn (Monty Python's "Meaning of Life", Rob Zombie's "Lords of Salem")

For a showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show with local live shadowcast from Broadway Bound and Gagged. Props are prohibited for this show due to time constraints within the conventions events.

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Location: Renaissance Salon 5-8

Ever wanna see what it's like to hangout with your favorite Sailor Scout? Well now's your chance so come on in and enjoy the company of Sailor Moon and all her friends well being served yummy snacks. Feel free to chat with us and just have a grand old time.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Salon 5-8

Ever wanna see what it's like to hangout with your favorite Sailor Scout? Well now's your chance so come on in and enjoy the company of Sailor Moon and all her friends well being served yummy snacks. Feel free to chat with us and just have a grand old time

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of The Sun

Fighting Queen Beryl can be tiring and even Sailor Scouts need to let loose sometimes. Come dance the night away with the sailor scouts and enjoy the best party this side of the Moon Kingdom.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $15
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

A thrilling evening at the Phoenix ComiCon has ended in a shocking murder!  Do you have what it takes to solve the case?  Work with real forensic scientists to unravel the mystery and figure out whodunit!

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  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Renaissance Goldwater

Anime Anonymous presents the Singing Idols Cafe. During this cafe guests will be served by the Anime Anonymous Karaoke Idols and crew. Take a break from the con, stop in and join us for the full karaoke café experience. There will be great entertainment, karaoke, games and more!

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

Packed to the rafters for three years running, but now moved to the Grand ballroom at the Renaissance Hotel. The Steampunk Fashion Show is the centerpiece of Steampunk programming at Phoenix Comicon. Come and watch the most fantastic and versatile steampunks in the state strut their stuff, Steampunk style.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
Location: Sheraton Valley of The Sun

You are cordially invited to the Class of 1870's Homecoming soiree, inspired by Jules Verne's new Best Seller "20000 Leagues Under the Sea". Join us for a night of music, dancing and Neo-Victorian amusements. Whether you are a seasoned Aethernaught or just curious as to what Steampunk is all about, steer your Airship to the Valley of the Sun room at the Sheraton on Thursday night. benefiting Kids Need to Read in their mission to create a culture of reading for children by providing inspiring books to underfunded schools, libraries, and literacy programs across the United States, especially those serving disadvantaged children.

 

R.S.V.P at  https://www.phoenixcomicon.com/shop

who'll be here
  • Kids Need to Read
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Salon 5-8

Ride into the Rising Sunset for a cuppa brown joy! Meet colorful characters from a past that never was. Learn about Western tea culture from the fabulous Madam Askew. Witness Tea Duelist "The Dirty Weasel" live up to his reputation as the Fastest Nom in the West. Meet the Characters behind the characters as Steampunk and local Small Press authors discuss books, genre writing and Boutique publishers. 

who'll be here

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Salon 5-8

Ride into the Rising Sunset for a cuppa brown joy! Meet colorful characters from a past that never was. Learn about Western tea culture from the fabulous Madam Askew. Witness Tea Duelist "The Dirty Weasel" live up to his reputation as the Fastest Nom in the West. Meet the Characters behind the characters as Steampunk and local Small Press authors discuss books, genre writing and Boutique publishers. 

who'll be here

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Salon 5-8

Ride into the Rising Sunset for a cuppa brown joy! Meet colorful characters from a past that never was. Learn about Western tea culture from the fabulous Madam Askew. Witness Tea Duelist "The Dirty Weasel" live up to his reputation as the Fastest Nom in the West. Meet the Characters behind the characters as Steampunk and local Small Press authors discuss books, genre writing and Boutique publishers. 

who'll be here
  • David Lee Summers
  • Hal C F Astell
  • Khurt Khave
  • Patti Hultstrand
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
  • Sean Hoade
  • Tanglwyst de Halloway  

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Goldwater

Ride into the Rising Sunset for a cuppa brown joy! Meet colorful characters from a past that never was. Learn about Western tea culture from the fabulous Madam Askew. Witness Tea Duelist "The Dirty Weasel" live up to his reputation as the Fastest Nom in the West. Meet the Characters behind the characters as Steampunk and local Small Press authors discuss books, genre writing and Boutique publishers

who'll be here
  • Madame Askew
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

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 “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, & titillating you with their renditions of fan-favorites, from comic book heroes & villains to cult classics as well as a bevy of exceptional solo artists including special featured guests: May Hemmer of New Orleans and Ava Dahl of Nashville. This event has been WAY over capacity every year- you can reserve a seat now for only $10 at https://www.phoenixcomicon.com/shop. At the door event entry price will be $15 until the room reaches capacity.

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  • Anya Graves
  • Ava Dahl
  • Berlin Meowschwitz
  • Ivory Clover
  • Luna De Lumbre
  • May Hemmer
  • Mia PiaCherrie
  • Nikki Riot
  • Pearl Necklace
  • Sable Switch
  • Sharon DeLove
  • Tom Tuerff
  • Visa V

Cost is $10
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

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
  • Phoenixcomedy.org
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

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
  • Phoenixcomedy.org
 
Location: Renaissance Grand Ballroom

What's a Puppet Slam? It's your ticket to an amazeballs time! (we can say amazeballs, yeah?) Join us for an evening of puppetry for adults at the Phoenix Comicon Puppet Slam, where you'll see quirky, edgy shows performed by quirky, edgy puppeteers. Hosted by comedian/songwriter Scott Gesser and his guitar of love and glory, the Puppet Slam is for con-goers ages 18+

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  • Scott Gesser
 

Winter is coming - to Phoenix Comicon! You are cordially invited to the Game of Thrones Red Wedding Party, benefiting Kids Need to Read. Dance, drink and be merry as combat unfolds, be shown how to "dance" like Arya, and stay to the end to see who wins the tournament to be King of Westeros. Have your picture taken in all your finery, chat with other Houses, and buy raffle tickets to win one of the House Stark banners lining the hall. 
Proceeds from the raffle also benefit Kids Need to Read in their mission to create a culture of reading for children, by providing books to underfunded schools, libraries and literacy programs across the United States. Price of party admission includes tax

We will have Game of Thrones prizes and raffles and the first 200 to attend will receive House buttons.

who'll be here
  • Kids Need to Read
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff

Cost is $20
 

Bad news gumshoes! Carmen Sandiego and her Vile Henchmen are at it again and we need your help to crack the case! Join us at ACME Headquarters as we recreate the classic, geography based, PBS game show at Phoenix Comicon 2015, and compete for a chance to win fabulous prizes! 

Stick around after the game to find out how you can participate in a convention wide scavenger hunt to catch Carmen Sandiego!

Contestants for the game show will be picked 15 minutes prior to start time. Please arrive early for a chance to compete. All in attendance will be welcome to participate in the scavenger hunt.

*Scavenger Hunt will run from Friday at 5:30 PM until Sunday 2:30 PM. All Entries must be placed by 2:30PM on Sunday at Scavenger Hunt Headquarters. This will be a photo scavenger hunt. Make sure you have a fully charged phone or camera as you will need to snap shots of "The Loot", "The Warrant", and "The Crook" Winners will be announced on Sunday at 4:30 PM. Winners must be present to collect prizes.

who'll be here
  • Phoenix Comicon Staff
 
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