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Phoenix Comic Fest 2018 Schedule :: Guest Panels




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12:00 pm

All Bards - Author's D&D :: North 125AB
Delilah Dawson, Amy Lukavics, Sam Maggs, Sam Sykes, Myke Cole, Scott Sigler
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Art Demonstration: Superheroes :: North 232A
Alan Davis, Stuart Sayger
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Too Good to Be True - Heroes in Fiction :: North 126C
Jason Fry, Katherine Arden, James A. Owen, Melinda Snodgrass
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Transhumans and Transhumanism in Fiction :: North 126AB
Cory Doctorow, Emily Devenport, Sylvain Neuvel
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Dragons! :: North 126C
Christopher Paolini, Brandon Mull, James A. Owen, Sam Sykes
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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It's a Mystery :: North 125AB
Ryan Dalton, Chuck Wendig, Kristi Charish, Jody Lynn Nye
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Pitch Your Game :: North 228AB
Eric Wile
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Professional Geek -How to make your passions pay the bills :: North 126C
Dave Butler, Brian Durfee, Christopher Husberg, Kevin Ikenberry, Kuta Marler
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Prophets of Sci-Fi :: North 125AB
Cory Doctorow, Emily Devenport, John Scalzi, Sylvain Neuvel
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Wing Making Basics :: North 227C
The Crooked Feather
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Ghosts, Monsters, and Demons, Oh My! - Creatures in Fiction :: North 125AB
Gail Carriger, Amy Lukavics, Joseph Nassise, Kristi Charish, Aaron Mahnke
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Playing Favorites: Authors Discuss Their Favorite Characters UPDATED: added Alexandra Monir and Romina Russell :: North 126AB
Christopher Paolini, Alexandra Monir, Romina Russell, Myke Cole, Nicole James
Thursday May 24, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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10:30 am

It's the End of the World as We Know It - Apocalyptic Fiction :: North 126C
Peter Clines, Tom Leveen, Alexandra Monir, Chuck Wendig
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Marvelous Middle Grade Menagerie! :: North 225AB
James Parks, Nate Evans, Brandon Mull, Ben Costa, Nicole James
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Mythology in Literature :: North 125AB
Katherine Arden, Gail Carriger, V.E. Schwab, Aaron Mahnke, Rose James
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Smug Gamblers & Ace Pilots: Expanding the Star Wars Comic Universe :: North 227C
Delilah Dawson, Charles Soule
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Storytime with Anne Wheaton :: West 101ABC Event Area
Anne Wheaton
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

Leaping Tall Tales in a Single Bound - Stories of Superhuman Abilities :: North 125AB
Peter Clines, Ryan Dalton, Peter David, Melinda Snodgrass
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Magic Systems in literature :: North 126C
Beth Cato, Aprilynne Pike, V.E. Schwab, Jon Skovron
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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State of Horror :: North 226BC
Rebekah McKendry, David McKendry
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Cape, Cowl and Batarang - Making the Modern Batman :: North 229AB
Greg Capullo, Scott Snyder, James Tynion
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Cory Doctorow :: North 122ABC
Cory Doctorow
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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L.E. Modesitt :: North 126AB
L.E. Modesitt Jr
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Marching orders - Military in sci fi and fantasy stories :: North 126C
John Scalzi, Melinda Snodgrass, Sylvain Neuvel, Mark Gardner, Kevin Ikenberry
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Read Like a Kid :: North 223
Shannon Messenger, James Parks, Nate Evans, Brandon Mull, Ben Costa
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Sex and Romance in Fiction :: North 125AB
Gail Carriger, Yvonne Navarro, Suzanne Young, Marie Whittaker
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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3:00 pm

But, I Don't Want to be a Hero :: North 232A
Alan Davis, Ryan Dalton, Stuart Sayger
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Cosplay Around the World :: North 225AB
Lisa Rosenberg
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Cosplaying Couples :: North 227C
Shellane and Dean Demarest
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Del Rey :: North 126AB
Katherine Arden, Delilah Dawson, Aaron Mahnke, Sylvain Neuvel
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Fantastical Creatures in Fiction :: North 126C
Shannon Messenger, Christopher Paolini, Brandon Mull, James A. Owen, Nicole James, Kuta Marler
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Gods and Faiths in Fiction :: North 125AB
Beth Cato, Aprilynne Pike, Jon Skovron, Sam Sykes
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Advanced Animatronic Wing Making :: North 227C
The Crooked Feather
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Dead Right Horror Trivia :: North 226BC
Rebekah McKendry, David McKendry
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Female Representation Matters :: North 126C
Sam Maggs, Alexandra Monir, Amy K. Nichols, Romina Russell, Suzanne Young
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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UPDATED Date/Time 5/17: How to Be a Voice Actor from a Flyover State :: North 122ABC
Andy Field, Julie Shields
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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6:00 pm

CreepyPasta Mad Libs :: North 122ABC
Chris Edmond
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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8:00 pm

Ultimate Cosplay Karaoke Lounge :: North 224AB
Sarah Rodgers, Jackie, Rocke Vacanti
Friday May 25, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 11:30 am
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10:30 am

Bigger Isn't Better- Short Stories :: North 125AB
Beth Cato, Tom Leveen, Amy Lukavics, Amy K. Nichols
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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How to Score a Job in the Video Game Industry :: North 228AB

Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Jennifer and Matthew Holm :: North 128AB
Jennifer Holm, Matthew Holm, Rose James
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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LGBTQIA Representation in Sci Fi and Fantasy :: North 126C
K Arsenault Rivera, Gail Carriger, Sam Maggs, Melissa Marr, Nicole James
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Prophecies in Literature :: North 126AB
Christopher Paolini, Rae Carson, James A. Owen, V.E. Schwab, William Soland
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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The Best HUMAN Superhero :: North 231C
Brian Augustyn, Peter David, David Michelinie
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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11:30 am

Juana Martinez Neal Storytime and Signing :: Changing Hands Signing Booth
Juana Martinez-Neal
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

Cory Doctorow & John Scalzi in Conversation about Politics in Sci Fi and Fantasy :: North 125AB
Cory Doctorow, John Scalzi
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Ending an Icon - Writing the Death of Wolverine :: North 232A
Charles Soule, James Tynion
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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From Fablehaven to Five Kingdoms: The Worlds of Brandon Mull :: North 126C
Brandon Mull, Rose James
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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The Illustrious Gentlemen :: North 227C
Illustrious Gentlemen
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Writers Pay Homage to Their Forerunners :: North 126AB
Katherine Arden, Gail Carriger, Chuck Wendig, Myke Cole, William Soland
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Aaron Mahnke Panel :: North 126AB
Aaron Mahnke
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Comic Book Pros on "Breaking In" :: North 232A
Dave Franchini, Ralph Tedesco
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Diana Gabaldon :: North 122ABC
Diana Gabaldon
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Hopeless Heroes :: North 126C
Katherine Arden, Amy K. Nichols, Romina Russell, Suzanne Young, Sylvain Neuvel
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Tor Presents #FearlessWomen :: North 125AB
K Arsenault Rivera, Emily Devenport, John Scalzi, V.E. Schwab
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Twitch - Sharing Your Creations Around the Globe :: North 227C
Lindsay Komlos, Ashmonster , Zach “GrimisS” Grimes
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Batman: Dark Night Metal :: North 232A
Greg Capullo, Scott Snyder
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Five Nights at Freddy's - Q&A :: North 132 ABC
Andy Field, Kellen Goff, Christopher McCullough, Julie Shields
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Lady Death, Brian Pulido, Mike MacLean & Coffin Comics: How to Create, Market, and Crowdfund Indy Comics :: North 231AB
Mike MacLean, Brian Pulido
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing Advice I Would Give my Best Friend :: North 126C
Shannon Messenger, Anne Wheaton, Peter Clines, Sam Maggs, Brandon Mull
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing in a shared Universe :: North 125AB
Jason Fry, Alan Dean Foster, Melinda Snodgrass, Daniel Jose Older
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Action in Fiction With Melissa Marr :: North 128AB
Melissa Marr
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Mr CreepyPasta's Horror Feud Game Show :: North 226BC
Chris Edmond
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Star Wars, the Comics Universe :: North 231C
Delilah Dawson, Scott Brazier, Val Hochberg
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Urban Fantasy :: North 126C
Joseph Nassise, Yvonne Navarro, Melinda Snodgrass, Kristi Charish, Daniel Jose Older
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Writers Would You Rather :: North 126AB
Amy Lukavics, Alexandra Monir, Sam Sykes, Chuck Wendig, Scott Sigler
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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6:00 pm

Author Batsu! :: North 122ABC
Delilah Dawson, Amy Lukavics, Aprilynne Pike, Sam Sykes, Myke Cole, Sylvain Neuvel, Scott Sigler
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:30 pm

Old School Sci Fi TV :: North 230
Mike MacLean
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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9:00 pm

Team Four Star (18+) :: North 120 AB
Team Four Star, Scott "KaiserNeko" Frerichs, Team Four Star
Saturday May 26, 2018 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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10:30 am

Bad to the Bone - Villains in Fiction :: North 126C
Peter Clines, Ryan Dalton, Yvonne Navarro, Sylvain Neuvel, William Soland
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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High Fantasy :: North 125AB
K Arsenault Rivera, Katherine Arden, James A. Owen, Aprilynne Pike, Jon Skovron, Nicole James
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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LET YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD!: Learn About Graphic Novels and How to Draw Your Own :: North 228AB
Jennifer Holm, James Parks, Jeffrey Brown, Ben Costa, Matthew Holm
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Mercedes Lackey and Larry Dixon :: North 221ABC
Larry Dixon, Mercedes Lackey
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Star Wars Books :: North 126AB
Jason Fry, Rae Carson, Delilah Dawson, Alan Dean Foster, Chuck Wendig, Daniel Jose Older
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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12:00 pm

Christopher Paolini Panel :: North 122ABC
Christopher Paolini
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Ex Nihilo - Creating Worlds in Fiction :: North 126AB
Shannon Messenger, Romina Russell, Jon Skovron, Suzanne Young
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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V.E. Schwab panel :: North 126C
V.E. Schwab
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Writing Rebel Girls :: North 125AB
Gail Carriger, Rae Carson, Sam Maggs, Melissa Marr, Aprilynne Pike, Kristi Charish
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:30 pm

Anne Wheaton :: North 126C
Anne Wheaton, Nicole James
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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From Concept to Comic Creation with Jae Lee & Stranger Comics! :: North 225AB
Jae Lee
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Jeffrey Brown :: North 125AB
Jeffrey Brown, Rose James
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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John Scalzi :: North 126AB
John Scalzi
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Todd McFarlane and Greg Capullo :: North 132 ABC
Greg Capullo
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Alternate Realities in Fiction :: North 125AB
Amy K. Nichols, V.E. Schwab, Christopher Husberg, Jody Lynn Nye, William Soland
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Writing in Someone Else's Universe :: North 126AB
Peter David, Delilah Dawson, Joseph Nassise
Sunday May 27, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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