Phoenix Comicon is officially in full swing! After a full day yesterday, Saturday is no less busy. There are more special guests who will be speaking in West 301BCD, and many smaller panels held for your favorite fandoms around the convention. Saturday’s forecast hits record highs for Phoenix coming in at 118 degrees Fahrenheit, so make sure to load up on SPF and keep water handy for when you’re running around the convention and going outside! Here are some of our top picks for Saturday!
Fan Art/Fiction and Fair Use 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM @ North 121A
For those artists and writers out there and their masterpieces created in fan art and fanfic, Ruth Carter is here to talk copyright law and what you can do legally should any problems arise.
Marvel vs. DC – Movies and TV 10:30 AM – 11:30AM @ North 131ABC
The debate that never ends, but the one that we all love to have. Marvel or DC? This panel focuses on the television shows and the movies.
Billie Piper Spotlight 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM @ West 301BCD
The infamous Doctor Who star Billie Piper takes the stage for the fans to talk. After Doctor Who, she went on to her award winning performance in Secret Diary of a Call Girl and is currently starring in Penny Dreadful.
Spotlight: Troy Baker 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM @ North 221ABC
He’s not just Booker DeWitt, Delsin Rowe, Joel from The Last of Us, The Joker, and Pagan Min. He’s also an actor and a singer and a musician. Troy Baker comes to PhxCC to chat with his long time fans. Join him for all your voice acting questions from one of the most influential video game voice actors.
Cosplay For All Sizes 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM @ North 124A
Cosplaying isn’t just for one group of people, it is for everyone. Learn about the technical side of creating your own costumes and how to obtain confidence in the costumes you wear.
Oded Fehr Spotlight 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM @ West 301BCD
Known for his roles in The Mummy series and the Resident Evil film series, Oded Fehr takes the stage for an hour Q&A.
Roast of Avatar Aang 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM @ North 221 ABC
A roast from your favorite Avatar characters on Avatar Aang. For long time Avatar fans this is sure to be a riot! This is an 18+ event!
Spotlight: Diana Gabaldon 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM @ North 129A
Best-selling author of the fan favorite Outlander series comes to PhxCC to talk for an hour about her acclaimed series with the fans.
Caity Lotz Spotlight 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM @ West 301BCD
As the fan favorite, Sara Lance, Caity Lotz graces our screens quite often on The CW’s Arrow and as a series regular on Legends of Tomorrow. She takes the stage to talk at PhxCC with the fans.
Why is the Apocalypse So Dang Popular? 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM @ North 128B
Apocalypse today, apocalypse tomorrow, apocalypse forever. A panel of authors talk about the apocalypse trend in science fiction and why it’s cropping up so often these days.
Labyrinth – Special Screening 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ West 102A
A cult-hit, after the passing of David Bowie every nerd remembers the power of the Goblin King. Why not relive that magic with your fellow congoers at this special screening of Labyrinth?
Comicon Dance Party at Tongue Tied! 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM @ Linger Longer Lounge
It’s a drive out, but the Linger Longer Lounge hosts a dance night the first Saturday of the month and this month is Comicon Themed! There’s a costume contest, super hero dance battle, swag, photo booths, and free cover before 9pm. This is a 21+ event, and make sure to load up Uber on your phones before you go out!