Welcome to day number two of Emerald City Comic Con, and the first full day of panels and activities! Hopefully yesterday everyone got a chance to get a feel for the convention floor and how the convention center is laid out.
Today, it is all about hitting up panels and getting onto the dealers floor again to snap up some sweet swag. Don’t forget to patronize the kind talent over at Artist’s Alley! Only have a Friday pass? Well, you’ll definitely find this helpful them. Below are the panels you definitely won’t want to miss during your one day at the convention!
First Time Fan Meetup 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM @ Room T205
This is for all you first time con goers out there. Never been to any con? Come hang out with people just like you who are equally baffled by the insanity of a comic book convention! Been to a few, just not to Emerald City? You’re welcome, too. Get your questions answered and make some new friends.
Supernatural Season 11 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM @ Room W611
Hang out with fellow Supernatural fans to discuss the trajectory of season eleven, and everything that has led up to it.
Funko: From Springs to Vinyl Things 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM @ Room T304
Come learn about the history of Funko and where they are headed as a company. Funko staffers are on site to answer your questions and share what they love about their product.
Dark Horse Comics and Twentieth Century Fox: A Relationship Spanning Universes 12:15 PM — 1:15 PM @ Room T305
Dark Horse Comics produces loads of fan favorites and classics for the enjoyment of their readers. They work hard to produce comics based on popular stories, such as Aliens and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Now they’re teaming up once again with Twentieth Century Fox to dive into the world of James Cameron’s Avatar.
Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog Sing Along 12:15 PM — 1:15 PM @ Room W611
Join fans of Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog during a screening of the cultural phenomenon that took the internet by storm when it was released. First time fan? That’s okay, too. Come see what all the fuss is about.
We’re Not Gonna Take it: How to Deal with Harassment in the Comics Community 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM @ Room T301
This is a more serious panel than the rest, but extremely important in light of the uptick in harassment at conventions. Comic book conventions, and all other events or situations related to comics, should be safe to attend harassment free. Casey Gilly (comics journalist) and Jay Edidin (editor and activities) along with other special guests will discuss the part everyone plays in preventing harassment.
Outlander Fan Meetup 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM @ Room T205
Come join fellow Outlander fans for an hour of fun discussion. Come dressed up, or in plains clothes. All you need to have is an interest in the series Outlander!
Jon Bernthal Spotlight 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM @ Main stage W4A
Fans of Jon Bernthal unite! He is coming to Seattle’s Emerald City Comic Con to discuss his recent career, and answer fan questions. Come hang out with him and a bunch of other fans as he dives into a number of his recent film and television roles.
The Wicked + The Divine: Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM @ Room T303
Fan of The Wicked + The Divine? Then you’re not going to want to miss this panel. Creators behind the wildly successful comic join Emerald City Comic Con to celebrate comics and answer fan questions. Join them during the panel and get some great behind the scenes looks at their creative process.
Star Trek: 50 Wonderful Years 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ Room T303
Whether you’re a fan of the new or the old, TOS or Next Generation, the original movies or the reboots, this panel is going to be for you. Star Trek is celebrating 50 years since its creation and this panel will provide a chance to question and discuss the series with a number of creators within it. Come get your Trekkie love on and celebrate 50 amazing years of Star Trek.
Kim Possible Reunion 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM @ Main Stage W4A
Jump back in time and relive your childhood as Christy Carlson Romano and Will Friedle come together to reunite and discuss the popular animated series Kim Possible.
Friday is one heck of a packed day, folks, and the above are just a small sampling of what’s available. Be sure to check out the full list of Friday fan meetups to see if fans from your favorite shows are getting together. There are also a number of gaming activities that will be going on throughout the day, as well as a lot of late evening panels you might not want to miss.