Planet Comicon 2014 Event:Eddie McClintock

EventEddie McClintock_FBEddie McClintock
Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

Eddie McClintock is best-known for his role as Secret Service agent Pete Lattimer on the Syfy series Warehouse 13. But, the actor is also an artist, who was inspired to purse his passion by comic books. He says, “It all started with Herb Trimpe and The Incredible Hulk.” Now is your chance to meet Pete Lattimer and learn the answers to your Eddie McClintock questions. – ROOM 2505 (Lower Level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Timey Wimey Puppet Show

EventTimeyWimey_FBTimey Wimey Puppet Show
Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

Direct from the YouTube web series and packed appearances at DragonCon and Gallifrey One, we’re pleased to present  this family-friend Punch-and-Judy-inspired Doctor Who comedy puppet show.  The show is for all ages! – ROOM 2502 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Khemia Creations: Cosplay Photography and Modeling

EventKCcosplay_FBKhemia Creations: Cosplay Photography and Modeling
Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

Whether you’re in front of behind the camera, this is the panel for you! We will be discussing techniques on how to make your cosplay photography go from a snapshot to a work of art! For those with camera in hand, we’ll tell you how to make the most of your environments, angles, and lighting to ensure you can capture the best images at every convention. For those wanting to show off their costume creations, we’ll give beginner modeling tips to offer your best side to camera every time! – ROOM 2503 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: So You Want to Build an R2 Unit

EventR2D2_FBSo you want to build an R2 Unit
Sunday, March 16
Noon – 12:50 PM

Come join us for the in’s and out’s of building your own R2D2 or other Astromech droid. We will give you an idea of what it skills are needed, and the resources available to help you on your journey. – ROOM 2504 (Lower level)

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Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Lee Majors

EventLee Majors_FBLee Majors: The Six Million Dollar Man
Sunday, March 16th
1:00 – 1:50 PM

An actor of international importance, Lee Majors has  continually proven himself to be a favorite of audiences worldwide. Lee Majors’ performances and personas have made an indelible impact on television programs. From his initial role of Heath Barkley on The Big Valley to the Men From Shilo to Owen Marshall Counselor at Law to The Fall Guy and Raven. It was his starring role as Steve Austin on the overwhelmingly popular The Six Million Dollar Man that Lee became an icon and part of the American culture. – ROOM 3501 (Upper level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: How To Market Comic Strips Today

EventHowtoMarket_FBHow To Market Comic Strips Today
Sunday, March 16th
1:00 – 1:50 PM

In previous decades, comic strips were the delicious and funny center of a reader’s daily dose of communication, placed in the middle of their newspapers and hearts. Today, comic strips and webcomics have enjoyed a strong renaissance in pop culture. How has this happened; how are cartoonists sharing their art and stories today? This panel will share the wide experiences of print, syndicated and web cartoonists alike. From viral marketing, presences at events such as San Diego Comic Con and Planet ComiCon, social media outreach, tours and more, we’ll hear from some of the engaging storytellers that are creating today. – ROOM 2502 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Star Wars in American Culture

EventStarWars in AC_FBStar Wars in American Culture
Sunday, March 16th
1:00 – 1:50 PM

Explore the influences and impact of the single most important film of the twentieth century. We will take a look at the many ways this pop culture phenomenon connects to our everyday lives. Presented by Dr. Bradley Will, Dr. Stephen Schleicher, and Dr. Scott Robson of Fort Hays State University. – ROOM 2503 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: Dynamic Cover Design

EventDynamicCovers_FBDynamic Cover Design
Sunday, March 16th
1:00 – 1:50 PM

Top artists reveal the tips and tricks that produce covers with a powerful pop. – ROOM 2504 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: For the Love of Comics

EventLove of Comics_FBFor the Love of Comics
Sunday, March 16th
1:00 – 1:50 PM

What do you love about comics? Today’s top creators, including Jason Aaron, discuss the comics they love the most. Moderated by C.B. Cebulski. – ROOM 2505 (Lower level)

Planet Comicon 2014 Event: DMC: Comics and Hip Hop

EventDarryl  McDaniels _FBDMC: Comics and Hip Hop
Sunday, March 16th
2:00 – 2:50 PM

As a founder of Run-D.M.C., Darryl “DMC” McDaniels is a pioneer of hip hop culture. Now he’s turned his creative passion to comics! Already a hero to his millions of fans around the world, DMC’s accomplishments read like a laundry list of musical and cultural accolades: Grammy nominated musician, multi-platinum recording artist, Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame inductee and rap/rock pioneer who’s influenced music since the first time he’s ever touched a mic. Adding to his long lists of firsts, DMC is teaming up with some prominent fixtures in the comic book and music world to craft the first 100% authentic, unapologetic, indie, hip hop comic book. – ROOM 2505 (Lower level)

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